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1.

Best practices for disinfection of noncritical environmental surfaces and equipment in health care facilities: A bundle approach.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A96-A105. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.014. Review.

PMID:
31146858
2.

Reprocessing semicritical items: Outbreaks and current issues.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A79-A89. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.015. Review.

PMID:
31146856
3.

Continuous room decontamination technologies.

Weber DJ, Rutala WA, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Kanamori H, Anderson D; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A72-A78. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.016. Review.

PMID:
31146855
4.

What's new in reprocessing endoscopes: Are we going to ensure "the needs of the patient come first" by shifting from disinfection to sterilization?

Rutala WA, Kanamori H, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A62-A66. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.017. Review.

PMID:
31146853
5.

Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis: An overview.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A3-A9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.018. Review.

PMID:
31146848
6.

New and emerging infectious diseases (Ebola, Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, Candida auris): Focus on environmental survival and germicide susceptibility.

Weber DJ, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Kanamori H, Rutala WA.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A29-A38. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.004. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
31146847
7.

Use of germicides in health care settings-is there a relationship between germicide use and antimicrobial resistance: A concise review.

Weber DJ, Rutala WA, Sickbert-Bennett EE.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A106-A109. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.023. Review.

PMID:
31146844
8.

Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis: Principles, practices, current issues, new research, and new technologies.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A1-A2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.035. No abstract available.

PMID:
31146842
9.

Susceptibility of Candida auris and Candida albicans to 21 germicides used in healthcare facilities.

Rutala WA, Kanamori H, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Weber DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar;40(3):380-382. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.1. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

PMID:
30767810
10.

A prospective study of transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) between environmental sites and hospitalized patients-the TransFER study.

Chen LF, Knelson LP, Gergen MF, Better OM, Nicholson BP, Woods CW, Rutala WA, Weber DJ, Sexton DJ, Anderson DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jan;40(1):47-52. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.275. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

PMID:
30426908
11.

Antimicrobial activity of a continuous visible light disinfection system.

Rutala WA, Kanamori H, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Sexton DJ, Anderson DJ, Laux J, Weber DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Oct;39(10):1250-1253. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.200. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

PMID:
30160225
12.

Enhanced disinfection leads to reduction of microbial contamination and a decrease in patient colonization and infection.

Rutala WA, Kanamori H, Gergen MF, Knelson LP, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Chen LF, Anderson DJ, Sexton DJ, Weber DJ; the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Sep;39(9):1118-1121. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.165. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

PMID:
30060770
13.

Preventable Patient Harm: a Multidisciplinary, Bundled Approach to Reducing Clostridium difficile Infections While Using a Glutamate Dehydrogenase/Toxin Immunochromatographic Assay/Nucleic Acid Amplification Test Diagnostic Algorithm.

Schultz K, Sickbert-Bennett E, Marx A, Weber DJ, DiBiase LM, Campbell-Bright S, Bode LE, Baker M, Belhorn T, Buchanan M, Goldbach S, Harden J, Hoke E, Huenniger B, Juliano JJ, Langston M, Ritchie H, Rutala WA, Smith J, Summerlin-Long S, Teal L, Gilligan P.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 27;56(9). pii: e00625-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00625-18. Print 2018 Sep.

14.

Understanding the effect of ultraviolet light intensity on disinfection performance through the use of ultraviolet measurements and simulation.

Tande BM, Pringle TA, Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Weber DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Sep;39(9):1122-1124. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.144. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

PMID:
29945684
15.

Effectiveness of targeted enhanced terminal room disinfection on hospital-wide acquisition and infection with multidrug-resistant organisms and Clostridium difficile: a secondary analysis of a multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial with crossover design (BETR Disinfection).

Anderson DJ, Moehring RW, Weber DJ, Lewis SS, Chen LF, Schwab JC, Becherer P, Blocker M, Triplett PF, Knelson LP, Lokhnygina Y, Rutala WA, Sexton DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;18(8):845-853. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30278-0. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

16.

Germicidal Activity against Carbapenem/Colistin-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Using a Quantitative Carrier Test Method.

Kanamori H, Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Weber DJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jun 26;62(7). pii: e00318-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00318-18. Print 2018 Jul.

17.

Epidemiologic characteristics of health care-associated outbreaks and lessons learned from multiple outbreak investigations with a focus on the usefulness of routine molecular analysis.

Kanamori H, Weber DJ, Gergen MF, DiBiase LM, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Rutala WA.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Aug;46(8):893-898. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.01.027. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

PMID:
29555145
18.

Surface Disinfection: Treatment Time (Wipes and Sprays) Versus Contact Time (Liquids).

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Mar;39(3):329-331. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.288. No abstract available.

PMID:
29498338
19.

Implementation Lessons Learned From the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room (BETR) Disinfection Study: Process and Perceptions of Enhanced Disinfection with Ultraviolet Disinfection Devices.

Anderson DJ, Knelson LP, Moehring RW, Lewis SS, Weber DJ, Chen LF, Triplett PF, Blocker M, Cooney RM, Schwab JC, Lokhnygina Y, Rutala WA, Sexton DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):157-163. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.268. Epub 2018 Jan 14.

20.

Self-monitoring by Environmental Services May Not Accurately Measure Thoroughness of Hospital Room Cleaning.

Knelson LP, Ramadanovic GK, Chen LF, Moehring RW, Lewis SS, Rutala WA, Weber DJ, Sexton DJ, Anderson DJ; CDC Prevention EpiCenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov;38(11):1371-1373. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.205. Epub 2017 Oct 13. No abstract available.

21.

The Antimicrobial Scrub Contamination and Transmission (ASCOT) Trial: A Three-Arm, Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial With Crossover Design to Determine the Efficacy of Antimicrobial-Impregnated Scrubs in Preventing Healthcare Provider Contamination.

Anderson DJ, Addison R, Lokhnygina Y, Warren B, Sharma-Kuinkel B, Rojas LJ, Rudin SD, Lewis SS, Moehring RW, Weber DJ, Rutala WA, Bonomo RA, Fowler VG, Sexton DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1147-1154. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.181. Epub 2017 Aug 29.

PMID:
28847326
22.

Can Copper-Coated Surfaces Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections?

Weber DJ, Otter JA, Rutala WA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):772-776. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.90. No abstract available.

PMID:
28628001
23.

Genomic Analysis of Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli from North Carolina Community Hospitals: Ongoing Circulation of CTX-M-Producing ST131-H30Rx and ST131-H30R1 Strains.

Kanamori H, Parobek CM, Juliano JJ, Johnson JR, Johnston BD, Johnson TJ, Weber DJ, Rutala WA, Anderson DJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 25;61(8). pii: e00912-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00912-17. Print 2017 Aug.

24.

The Role of Patient Care Items as a Fomite in Healthcare-Associated Outbreaks and Infection Prevention.

Kanamori H, Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 15;65(8):1412-1419. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix462.

PMID:
28520859
25.

From VAP to VAE: Implications of the New CDC Definitions on a Burn Intensive Care Unit Population.

Lachiewicz AM, Weber DJ, van Duin D, Carson SS, DiBiase LM, Jones SW, Rutala WA, Cairns BA, Sickbert-Bennett EE.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):867-869. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.63. Epub 2017 Apr 17.

26.

Comparing non-safety with safety device sharps injury incidence data from two different occupational surveillance systems.

Mitchell AH, Parker GB, Kanamori H, Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jun;96(2):195-198. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.02.021. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

PMID:
28314636
27.

Enhanced terminal room disinfection and acquisition and infection caused by multidrug-resistant organisms and Clostridium difficile (the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room Disinfection study): a cluster-randomised, multicentre, crossover study.

Anderson DJ, Chen LF, Weber DJ, Moehring RW, Lewis SS, Triplett PF, Blocker M, Becherer P, Schwab JC, Knelson LP, Lokhnygina Y, Rutala WA, Kanamori H, Gergen MF, Sexton DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Lancet. 2017 Feb 25;389(10071):805-814. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31588-4. Epub 2017 Jan 17.

28.

How to improve influenza vaccine coverage of healthcare personnel.

Weber DJ, Orenstein W, Rutala WA.

Isr J Health Policy Res. 2016 Dec 16;5:61. doi: 10.1186/s13584-016-0122-3. eCollection 2016.

29.

Healthcare-Associated Mycobacterium chimaera Transmission and Infection Prevention Challenges: Role of Heater-Cooler Units as a Water Source in Cardiac Surgery.

Kanamori H, Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 1;64(3):343-346. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw755. Epub 2016 Dec 7. No abstract available.

PMID:
27927869
30.

A Prolonged Outbreak of KPC-3-Producing Enterobacter cloacae and Klebsiella pneumoniae Driven by Multiple Mechanisms of Resistance Transmission at a Large Academic Burn Center.

Kanamori H, Parobek CM, Juliano JJ, van Duin D, Cairns BA, Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jan 24;61(2). pii: e01516-16. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01516-16. Print 2017 Feb.

31.

Response to letter to the editor regarding "Occupational health risks associated with the use of germicides in health care".

Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Jan 1;45(1):97-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.09.018. Epub 2016 Nov 14. No abstract available.

PMID:
27856071
32.

Timeline of health care-associated infections and pathogens after burn injuries.

van Duin D, Strassle PD, DiBiase LM, Lachiewicz AM, Rutala WA, Eitas T, Maile R, Kanamori H, Weber DJ, Cairns BA, Napravnik S, Jones SW.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Dec 1;44(12):1511-1516. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.07.027. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

33.

Reduction of Healthcare-Associated Infections by Exceeding High Compliance with Hand Hygiene Practices.

Sickbert-Bennett EE, DiBiase LM, Willis TM, Wolak ES, Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Sep;22(9):1628-30. doi: 10.3201/eid2209.151440.

34.

Occupational Health Update: Focus on Preventing the Acquisition of Infections with Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Postexposure Prophylaxis.

Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2016 Sep;30(3):729-57. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2016.04.008. Review.

PMID:
27515145
35.

Disinfection and Sterilization in Health Care Facilities: An Overview and Current Issues.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2016 Sep;30(3):609-37. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2016.04.002. Review.

PMID:
27515140
36.

Reply to Petti.

Kanamori H, Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Nov 1;63(9):1270-1271. Epub 2016 Aug 7. No abstract available.

PMID:
27501840
37.

Assessment of Self-Contamination During Removal of Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola Patient Care.

Casanova LM, Teal LJ, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Anderson DJ, Sexton DJ, Rutala WA, Weber DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Oct;37(10):1156-61. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.169. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

PMID:
27477451
38.

Invasive Cutaneous Rhizopus Infections in an Immunocompromised Patient Population Associated with Hospital Laundry Carts.

Teal LJ, Schultz KM, Weber DJ, Gergen MF, Miller MB, DiBiase LM, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Rutala WA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Oct;37(10):1251-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.157. Epub 2016 Jul 26. No abstract available.

PMID:
27457379
39.

'No touch' technologies for environmental decontamination: focus on ultraviolet devices and hydrogen peroxide systems.

Weber DJ, Kanamori H, Rutala WA.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2016 Aug;29(4):424-31. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000284. Review.

PMID:
27257798
41.

Occupational health risks associated with the use of germicides in health care.

Weber DJ, Consoli SA, Rutala WA.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e85-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.11.030. Review.

PMID:
27131141
42.

Effectiveness of ultraviolet devices and hydrogen peroxide systems for terminal room decontamination: Focus on clinical trials.

Weber DJ, Rutala WA, Anderson DJ, Chen LF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Boyce JM.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e77-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.11.015. Review.

PMID:
27131140
43.

Monitoring and improving the effectiveness of surface cleaning and disinfection.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.039. Review.

PMID:
27131138
44.

Reprocessing semicritical items: Current issues and new technologies.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e53-62. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.12.029. Review.

PMID:
27131136
45.

Outbreaks of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections associated with duodenoscopes: What can we do to prevent infections?

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.037. Review.

PMID:
27131135
46.

Reducing health care-associated infections by implementing a novel all hands on deck approach for hand hygiene compliance.

Sickbert-Bennett EE, DiBiase LM, Schade Willis TM, Wolak ES, Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e13-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.11.016.

PMID:
27131129
47.

Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis: An overview.

Rutala WA, Weber DJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 2;44(5 Suppl):e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.038. Review.

PMID:
27131128
48.

Patient Room Decontamination against Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Using a Fixed Cycle-Time Ultraviolet-C Device and Two Different Radiation Designs.

Kanamori H, Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Weber DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Aug;37(8):994-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.80. Epub 2016 Apr 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
27072280
49.

Healthcare Outbreaks Associated With a Water Reservoir and Infection Prevention Strategies.

Kanamori H, Weber DJ, Rutala WA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 1;62(11):1423-35. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw122. Epub 2016 Mar 1.

PMID:
26936670
50.

Impact of Safety-Engineered Devices on the Incidence of Occupational Blood and Body Fluid Exposures Among Healthcare Personnel in an Academic Facility, 2000-2014.

Kanamori H, Weber DJ, DiBiase LM, Pitman KL, Consoli SA, Hill J, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Rutala WA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 May;37(5):497-504. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.10. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

PMID:
26856246

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