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1.

Surveillance of home health central venous catheter care outcomes: Challenges and future directions.

Nailon RE, Rupp ME.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Nov;47(11):1382-1387. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.04.177.

PMID:
31676067
2.

A Comprehensive Update on the Problem of Blood Culture Contamination and a Discussion of Methods for Addressing the Problem.

Doern GV, Carroll KC, Diekema DJ, Garey KW, Rupp ME, Weinstein MP, Sexton DJ.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2019 Oct 30;33(1). pii: e00009-19. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00009-19. Print 2019 Dec 18. Review.

PMID:
31666280
3.

Microbial colonization of intravascular catheter connectors in hospitalized patients.

Hankins R, Majorant OD, Rupp ME, Cavalieri RJ, Fey PD, Lyden E, Cawcutt KA.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Dec;47(12):1489-1492. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.05.024. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

PMID:
31345614
4.

A Day in the Life of a CVAD.

Nailon RE, Rupp ME, Lyden E.

J Infus Nurs. 2019 May/Jun;42(3):125-131. doi: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000321.

PMID:
30985560
5.

Optimizing vascular-access device decision-making in the era of midline catheters.

Cawcutt KA, Hankins RJ, Micheels TA, Rupp ME.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jun;40(6):674-680. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.49. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

PMID:
30924436
6.

Effect of Algorithm-Based Therapy vs Usual Care on Clinical Success and Serious Adverse Events in Patients with Staphylococcal Bacteremia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Holland TL, Raad I, Boucher HW, Anderson DJ, Cosgrove SE, Aycock PS, Baddley JW, Chaftari AM, Chow SC, Chu VH, Carugati M, Cook P, Corey GR, Crowley AL, Daly J, Gu J, Hachem R, Horton J, Jenkins TC, Levine D, Miro JM, Pericas JM, Riska P, Rubin Z, Rupp ME, Schrank J Jr, Sims M, Wray D, Zervos M, Fowler VG Jr; Staphylococcal Bacteremia Investigators.

JAMA. 2018 Sep 25;320(12):1249-1258. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.13155.

7.

Intravascular Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections.

Rupp ME, Karnatak R.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2018 Dec;32(4):765-787. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2018.06.002. Epub 2018 Sep 18. Review.

PMID:
30241718
8.

Effect of Clinical Variables on the Volume of Blood Collected for Blood Cultures in an Adult Patient Population.

Jones RL, Sayles HR, Fey PD, Rupp ME.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Dec;38(12):1493-1497. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.230. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

PMID:
29157318
9.

Effect of Cessation of Contact Isolation for Endemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci.

Rupp ME, Fitzgerald T, Hayes K, Van Schooneveld T, Hewlett A, Clevenger R, Lyden E.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Aug;38(8):1005-1007. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.122. Epub 2017 Jun 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
28592333
10.

Susceptibility of Nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus to Chlorhexidine After Implementation of a Hospital-wide Antiseptic Bathing Regimen.

Marolf CT, Alter R, Lyden E, Fey PD, Rupp ME.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):873-875. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.80. Epub 2017 May 5.

PMID:
28473008
11.

Reduction in Blood Culture Contamination Through Use of Initial Specimen Diversion Device.

Rupp ME, Cavalieri RJ, Marolf C, Lyden E.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 15;65(2):201-205. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix304.

12.

Lack of Benefit With Combination Therapy for Clostridium difficile Infection.

Njoku JC, Van Schooneveld TC, Rupp ME, Olsen KM, Qiu F, Meza JL, Hermsen ED.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 May;38(5):602-605. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.320. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

PMID:
28162100
13.

Bloodborne pathogen exposures: Difference in reporting rates and individual predictors among health care personnel.

Bush C, Schmid K, Rupp ME, Watanabe-Galloway S, Wolford B, Sandkovsky U.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Apr 1;45(4):372-376. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.11.028. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

PMID:
28063727
14.

Prevention of Vascular Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections.

Rupp ME, Majorant D.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2016 Dec;30(4):853-868. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2016.07.001. Review.

PMID:
27816140
15.

Statewide assessment of use of infection prevention techniques and technologies.

Rupp ME, Gilbert P, Lyden E, Luebbert P.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Nov 1;44(11):1393-1395. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.05.001. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

PMID:
27318525
16.

Infectious Disease Physicians' Perceptions About Ebola Preparedness Early in the US Response: A Qualitative Analysis and Lessons for the Future.

SantibaƱez S, Polgreen PM, Beekmann SE, Rupp ME, Del Rio C.

Health Secur. 2016 Sep-Oct;14(5):345-50. doi: 10.1089/hs.2016.0038. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

PMID:
27584854
17.

Guideline-Concordant Versus Discordant Antimicrobial Therapy in Patients With Community-Onset Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections.

Huang LL, Van Schooneveld TC, Huang RD, Olsen KM, Rupp ME, Gross AE.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jul;37(7):855-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.64. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

PMID:
27020310
18.

Do chlorhexidine patient baths prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections?

Rupp ME.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;16(1):8-9. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00244-3. Epub 2015 Nov 27. No abstract available.

PMID:
26631834
19.

Infectious Disease Physician Assessment of Hospital Preparedness for Ebola Virus Disease.

Polgreen PM, Santibanez S, Koonin LM, Rupp ME, Beekmann SE, Del Rio C.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 18;2(3):ofv087. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv087. eCollection 2015 Sep.

20.

Reconsidering contact precautions for endemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus.

Morgan DJ, Murthy R, Munoz-Price LS, Barnden M, Camins BC, Johnston BL, Rubin Z, Sullivan KV, Shane AL, Dellinger EP, Rupp ME, Bearman G.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Oct;36(10):1163-72. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.156. Epub 2015 Jul 3.

PMID:
26138329
21.

Isolation precautions for visitors.

Munoz-Price LS, Banach DB, Bearman G, Gould JM, Leekha S, Morgan DJ, Palmore TN, Rupp ME, Weber DJ, Wiemken TL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jul;36(7):747-58. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.67. Epub 2015 Apr 10. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
26017347
22.

Animals in healthcare facilities: recommendations to minimize potential risks.

Murthy R, Bearman G, Brown S, Bryant K, Chinn R, Hewlett A, George BG, Goldstein EJ, Holzmann-Pazgal G, Rupp ME, Wiemken T, Weese JS, Weber DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 May;36(5):495-516. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.15. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
25998315
23.

Chlorhexidine Bathing of Hospitalized Patients: Beliefs and Practices of Nurses and Patient Care Technicians, and Potential Barriers to Compliance.

Hines AG, Nuss S, Rupp ME, Lyden E, Tyner K, Hewlett A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Aug;36(8):993-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.92. Epub 2015 Apr 22. No abstract available.

PMID:
25899653
24.

Reply to Thomason et al and Bahr et al.

Kalil AC, Rupp ME, Florescu DF.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 15;60(12):1870-1. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ169. Epub 2015 Mar 3. No abstract available.

PMID:
25740797
25.

A community collaborative to develop consensus guidelines to standardize out-of-hospital maintenance care of central venous catheters.

Nailon R, Rupp ME.

J Infus Nurs. 2015 Mar-Apr;38(2):115-21. doi: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000092.

PMID:
25723833
26.

Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Marschall J, Mermel LA, Fakih M, Hadaway L, Kallen A, O'Grady NP, Pettis AM, Rupp ME, Sandora T, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S89-107. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376071
27.

Association between vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration and mortality among patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Kalil AC, Van Schooneveld TC, Fey PD, Rupp ME.

JAMA. 2014 Oct 15;312(15):1552-64. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.6364. Review.

PMID:
25321910
28.

Is bacteremic sepsis associated with higher mortality in transplant recipients than in nontransplant patients? A matched case-control propensity-adjusted study.

Kalil AC, Syed A, Rupp ME, Chambers H, Vargas L, Maskin A, Miles CD, Langnas A, Florescu DF.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 15;60(2):216-22. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu789. Epub 2014 Oct 9. Erratum in: Clin Infect Dis. 2015 May 15;60(10):1590.

PMID:
25301215
29.

Antimicrobial stewardship strategies: preauthorization or postprescription audit and feedback?

Van Schooneveld TC, Rupp ME.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35(9):1100-2. doi: 10.1086/677625. Epub 2014 Jul 23. No abstract available.

PMID:
25111917
30.

Antimicrobial utilization decision support in the critical care unit: is the glass half-empty or half-full?*.

Rupp ME, Van Schooneveld TC.

Crit Care Med. 2014 Aug;42(8):1947-8. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000388. No abstract available.

PMID:
25029136
31.

Epidemiology and predictors of multidrug-resistant community-acquired and health care-associated pneumonia.

Gross AE, Van Schooneveld TC, Olsen KM, Rupp ME, Bui TH, Forsung E, Kalil AC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Sep;58(9):5262-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02582-14. Epub 2014 Jun 23.

32.

Maintain the gain: program to sustain performance improvement in environmental cleaning.

Rupp ME, Fitzgerald T, Sholtz L, Lyden E, Carling P.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):866-8. doi: 10.1086/676873. Epub 2014 May 7.

PMID:
24915215
33.

Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Marschall J, Mermel LA, Fakih M, Hadaway L, Kallen A, O'Grady NP, Pettis AM, Rupp ME, Sandora T, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):753-71. doi: 10.1086/676533. No abstract available.

34.

Reply to Burden et al.

Bearman G, Rupp ME.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun;35(6):744-5. doi: 10.1086/676532. No abstract available.

PMID:
24799658
35.

Optimum outlier model for potential improvement of environmental cleaning and disinfection.

Rupp ME, Huerta T, Cavalieri RJ, Lyden E, Van Schooneveld T, Carling P, Smith PW.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun;35(6):721-3. doi: 10.1086/676431. Epub 2014 Apr 23.

PMID:
24799650
36.

Impact of adenosine triphosphate detection and feedback on hospital room cleaning.

Smith PW, Beam E, Sayles H, Rupp ME, Cavalieri RJ, Gibbs S, Hewlett A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):564-9. doi: 10.1086/675839. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

PMID:
24709726
37.

Healthcare personnel attire in non-operating-room settings.

Bearman G, Bryant K, Leekha S, Mayer J, Munoz-Price LS, Murthy R, Palmore T, Rupp ME, White J.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Feb;35(2):107-21. doi: 10.1086/675066.

38.

Clinical characteristics of infections in humans due to Staphylococcus epidermidis.

Rupp ME.

Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1106:1-16. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-736-5_1. Review.

PMID:
24222451
39.

Treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia with linezolid or vancomycin: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Kalil AC, Klompas M, Haynatzki G, Rupp ME.

BMJ Open. 2013 Oct 14;3(10):e003912. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003912.

40.

Central venous catheters coated or impregnated with antimicrobial agents effectively prevent microbial colonisation and catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Rupp ME.

Evid Based Med. 2014 Apr;19(2):56. doi: 10.1136/eb-2013-101471. Epub 2013 Sep 5. No abstract available.

PMID:
24009330
41.

Susceptibility of enterococci to daptomycin is dependent upon testing methodology.

Bryant KA, Roberts AL, Rupp ME, Anderson JR, Lyden ER, Fey PD, Van Schooneveld TC.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Aug;76(4):497-501. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.04.019. Epub 2013 May 27.

PMID:
23719086
42.

Hospital basins used to administer chlorhexidine baths are unlikely microbial reservoirs.

Rupp ME, Huerta T, Yu S, Cavalieri RJ, Alter R, Fey PD, Lyden E, Van Schooneveld T.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;34(6):643-5. doi: 10.1086/670622. Epub 2013 Apr 22. No abstract available.

PMID:
23651900
43.

The time spent cleaning a hospital room does not correlate with the thoroughness of cleaning.

Rupp ME, Adler A, Schellen M, Cassling K, Fitzgerald T, Sholtz L, Lyden E, Carling P.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;34(1):100-2. doi: 10.1086/668779. Epub 2012 Nov 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
23221202
44.

KPC-4 Is encoded within a truncated Tn4401 in an IncL/M plasmid, pNE1280, isolated from Enterobacter cloacae and Serratia marcescens.

Bryant KA, Van Schooneveld TC, Thapa I, Bastola D, Williams LO, Safranek TJ, Hinrichs SH, Rupp ME, Fey PD.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Jan;57(1):37-41. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01062-12. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

45.

Effect of hospital-wide chlorhexidine patient bathing on healthcare-associated infections.

Rupp ME, Cavalieri RJ, Lyden E, Kucera J, Martin M, Fitzgerald T, Tyner K, Anderson JR, VanSchooneveld TC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Nov;33(11):1094-100. doi: 10.1086/668024. Epub 2012 Sep 21.

PMID:
23041806
46.

Hospital-wide assessment of compliance with central venous catheter dressing recommendations.

Rupp ME, Cassling K, Faber H, Lyden E, Tyner K, Marion N, Van Schooneveld T.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 Jan;41(1):89-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.03.011. Epub 2012 Jun 19.

PMID:
22722007
47.

Adequate disinfection of a split-septum needleless intravascular connector with a 5-second alcohol scrub.

Rupp ME, Yu S, Huerta T, Cavalieri RJ, Alter R, Fey PD, Van Schooneveld T, Anderson JR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Jul;33(7):661-5. doi: 10.1086/666337. Epub 2012 May 8.

PMID:
22669226
48.

Implementation of a clinical decision support system for antimicrobial stewardship.

Hermsen ED, VanSchooneveld TC, Sayles H, Rupp ME.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Apr;33(4):412-5. doi: 10.1086/664762.

PMID:
22418640
49.

New developments in the prevention of intravascular catheter associated infections.

Hewlett AL, Rupp ME.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2012 Mar;26(1):1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2011.09.002. Review.

PMID:
22284372
50.

Chlorhexidine-impregnated intravascular catheter sponge dressings: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Rupp ME.

Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan;40(1):296-8. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318232d2f3. No abstract available.

PMID:
22179345

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