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1.

Antibacterial evaluation of silver nanoparticles synthesized from lychee peel: individual versus antibiotic conjugated effects.

Perveen S, Safdar N, Chaudhry GE, Yasmin A.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018 Jul 14;34(8):118. doi: 10.1007/s11274-018-2500-1.

PMID:
30008019
2.

Barriers and Facilitators to Injection Safety in Ambulatory Care Settings.

Leback C, Hoang Johnson D, Anderson L, Rogers K, Shirley D, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;39(7):841-848. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.82.

PMID:
29970202
3.

"The Invisible Staff": A Qualitative Analysis of Environmental Service Workers' Perceptions of the VA Clostridium difficile Prevention Bundle Using a Human Factors Engineering Approach.

Yanke E, Moriarty H, Carayon P, Safdar N.

J Patient Saf. 2018 Jun 11. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000500. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29894437
4.

Development of a veteran engagement toolkit for researchers.

Brys NA, Whittle J, Safdar N.

J Comp Eff Res. 2018 Jun;7(6):595-602. doi: 10.2217/cer-2017-0101. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

PMID:
29856238
5.

Non-invasive dural stimulation in mice: A novel preclinical model of migraine.

Burgos-Vega CC, Quigley LD, Trevisan Dos Santos G, Yan F, Asiedu M, Jacobs B, Motina M, Safdar N, Yousuf H, Avona A, Price TJ, Dussor G.

Cephalalgia. 2018 Jan 1:333102418779557. doi: 10.1177/0333102418779557. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29848109
6.

Radiology Report Readability: An Opportunity to Improve Patient Communication.

Trofimova A, Vey BL, Safdar NM, Duszak R Jr, Kadom N.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 May 10. pii: S1546-1440(18)30362-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.03.032. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
29755002
7.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Hematuria-Child.

Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging:, Dillman JR, Rigsby CK, Iyer RS, Alazraki AL, Anupindi SA, Brown BP, Chan SS, Dorfman SR, Falcone RA Jr, Garber MD, Nguyen JC, Peters CA, Safdar NM, Trout AT, Karmazyn BK.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 May;15(5S):S91-S103. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.03.022.

PMID:
29724430
8.

The Wrong Frame of Mind.

McBride JA, Lepak AJ, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Safdar N.

N Engl J Med. 2018 May 3;378(18):1716-1721. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcps1710814. No abstract available.

PMID:
29719187
9.

Building Implementation Science for Veterans Affairs Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention: VA Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Network (VHIN).

Keating JA, Obasi C, McKinley L, Musuuza J, Knobloch MJ, Crnich C, Evans CT, Evans M, Livorsi D, Morgan DJ, Perencevich E, Reisinger HS, Schweizer ML, Suda KJ, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jun;39(6):753-757. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.27. Epub 2018 Apr 2. No abstract available.

PMID:
29606169
10.

Wisconsin microbiome study, a cross-sectional investigation of dietary fibre, microbiome composition and antibiotic-resistant organisms: rationale and methods.

Eggers S, Malecki KM, Peppard P, Mares J, Shirley D, Shukla SK, Poulsen K, Gangnon R, Duster M, Kates A, Suen G, Sethi AK, Safdar N.

BMJ Open. 2018 Mar 27;8(3):e019450. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019450.

11.

Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 on carriage of Staphylococcus aureus: results of the impact of probiotics for reducing infections in veterans (IMPROVE) study.

Eggers S, Barker AK, Valentine S, Hess T, Duster M, Safdar N.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 14;18(1):129. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3028-6.

12.

Adherence to surgical hand antisepsis: Barriers and facilitators in a tertiary care hospital.

Schwartz X, Schmitz M, Safdar N, Pop-Vicas A.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Jun;46(6):714-716. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.12.011. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

PMID:
29478759
13.

Impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on catheter-associated urinary tract infections during atrial fibrillation ablation.

Lewandowski DE, Pierce D, Barnett A, Sampene E, Safdar N, Field ME, Wright JM.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Mar;51(2):183-187. doi: 10.1007/s10840-018-0325-3. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

PMID:
29445984
14.

Setting the Research Agenda for Preventing Infections From Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Veterans Health Administration.

Livorsi DJ, Evans CT, Morgan DJ, Reisinger HS, Safdar N, Suda KJ, Perencevich EN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):186-188. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.302. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417926
15.

Research Agenda for Microbiome Based Research for Multidrug-resistant Organism Prevention in the Veterans Health Administration System.

Kates AE, Tischendorf JS, Schweizer M, Herwaldt L, Samore M, Dukes KC, Gerding DN, Diekema DJ, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):202-209. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.311. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417924
16.

Protecting Your Patients' Interests in the Era of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics.

Balthazar P, Harri P, Prater A, Safdar NM.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Mar;15(3 Pt B):580-586. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.11.035. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

PMID:
29402532
17.

Financial and Temporal Advantages of Virtual Consultation in Veterans Requiring Specialty Care.

Abbott DE, Macke RA, Kurtz J, Safdar N, Greenberg CC, Weber SM, Voils CI, Fisher DA, Maloney JD.

Mil Med. 2018 Jan 1;183(1-2):e71-e76. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx006.

PMID:
29401334
18.

Screening for Asymptomatic Clostridium difficile Among Bone Marrow Transplant Patients: A Mixed-Methods Study of Intervention Effectiveness and Feasibility.

Barker AK, Krasity B, Musuuza J, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):177-185. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.286. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

PMID:
29366434
19.

Reducing unnecessary culturing: a systems approach to evaluating urine culture ordering and collection practices among nurses in two acute care settings.

Redwood R, Knobloch MJ, Pellegrini DC, Ziegler MJ, Pulia M, Safdar N.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Jan 8;7:4. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0278-9. eCollection 2018.

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Verbal Learning and Memory After Cochlear Implantation in Postlingually Deaf Adults: Some New Findings with the CVLT-II.

Pisoni DB, Broadstock A, Wucinich T, Safdar N, Miller K, Hernandez LR, Vasil K, Boyce L, Davies A, Harris MS, Castellanos I, Xu H, Kronenberger WG, Moberly AC.

Ear Hear. 2018 Jul/Aug;39(4):720-745. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000530.

PMID:
29271831
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23.

Prevalence and Factors Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Organisms in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury.

Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Jones MM, Burns SP, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, LaVela SL, Safdar N, Suda KJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Dec;38(12):1464-1471. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.238. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

PMID:
29157323
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25.

Risk factors for infection with multidrug-resistant organisms in Haryana, India.

Kalluru S, Eggers S, Barker A, Shirley D, Sethi AK, Sengupta S, Yeptho K, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Mar;46(3):341-345. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.021. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

PMID:
29102426
26.

Leadership rounds to reduce health care-associated infections.

Knobloch MJ, Chewning B, Musuuza J, Rees S, Green C, Patterson E, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Mar;46(3):303-310. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.045. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

PMID:
29102425
27.

On the hands of patients with Clostridium difficile: A study of spore prevalence and the effect of hand hygiene on C difficile removal.

Barker AK, Zellmer C, Tischendorf J, Duster M, Valentine S, Wright MO, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1154-1156. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.005.

PMID:
28964347
28.

A randomized controlled trial of probiotics for Clostridium difficile infection in adults (PICO).

Barker AK, Duster M, Valentine S, Hess T, Archbald-Pannone L, Guerrant R, Safdar N.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Nov 1;72(11):3177-3180. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx254.

PMID:
28961980
29.

Barriers and facilitators to Clostridium difficile infection prevention: A nursing perspective.

Ngam C, Schoofs Hundt A, Haun N, Carayon P, Stevens L, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Dec 1;45(12):1363-1368. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

PMID:
28939012
30.

Mass Confusion.

Abad CL, Dhaliwal G, Geschwind MD, Saint S, Safdar N.

J Hosp Med. 2017 Sep;12(9):750-754. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2805. No abstract available.

PMID:
28914282
31.

Infection control at an urban hospital in Manila, Philippines: a systems engineering assessment of barriers and facilitators.

Mitchell KF, Barker AK, Abad CL, Safdar N.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Sep 2;6:90. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0248-2. eCollection 2017.

32.

Vancomycin Prophylaxis for Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence in Renal Transplant Patients.

Splinter LE, Kerstenetzky L, Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Leverson GE, Saddler CM, Smith JA, Safdar N, Redfield RR.

Ann Pharmacother. 2018 Feb;52(2):113-119. doi: 10.1177/1060028017727756. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

PMID:
28844154
33.

The Relationship Between Infection Prevention Staffing Levels, Certification, and Publicly Reported Hospital-Acquired Condition Scores.

Wright MO, Sampene E, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov;38(11):1370-1371. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.187. Epub 2017 Aug 24. No abstract available.

PMID:
28835288
34.

Cessation-related information, motivation, and behavioral skills in smokers living with HIV.

Shirley D, Thibodeau L, Catz SL, McCoy K, Jorenby DE, Safdar N, Sosman JM.

AIDS Care. 2018 Feb;30(2):131-139. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1367088. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

35.

Pre-treatment loss to follow-up among smear-positive TB patients in tertiary hospitals, Quetta, Pakistan.

Wali A, Kumar AMV, Hinderaker SG, Heldal E, Qadeer E, Fatima R, Ullah A, Safdar N, Yaqoob A, Anwar K, Ul Haq M.

Public Health Action. 2017 Mar 21;7(1):21-25. doi: 10.5588/pha.16.0118.

36.

Implementation in the midst of complexity: Using ethnography to study health care-associated infection prevention and control.

Knobloch MJ, Thomas KV, Patterson E, Zimbric ML, Musuuza J, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1058-1063. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.06.024. Epub 2017 Jul 31. Review.

PMID:
28774756
37.

Antibiotic Overuse is a Major Risk Factor for Clostridium difficile Infection in Surgical Patients.

Bernatz JT, Safdar N, Hetzel S, Anderson PA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1254-1257. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.158. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

PMID:
28756789
38.

Health care worker perspectives of their motivation to reduce health care-associated infections.

McClung L, Obasi C, Knobloch MJ, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1064-1068. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

PMID:
28754223
39.

What do visitors know and how do they feel about contact precautions?

Seibert G, Ewers T, Barker AK, Slavick A, Wright MO, Stevens L, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Jan;46(1):115-117. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.011. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

PMID:
28732742
40.

Chemical Genomics, Structure Elucidation, and in Vivo Studies of the Marine-Derived Anticlostridial Ecteinamycin.

Wyche TP, Alvarenga RFR, Piotrowski JS, Duster MN, Warrack SR, Cornilescu G, De Wolfe TJ, Hou Y, Braun DR, Ellis GA, Simpkins SW, Nelson J, Myers CL, Steele J, Mori H, Safdar N, Markley JL, Rajski SR, Bugni TS.

ACS Chem Biol. 2017 Sep 15;12(9):2287-2295. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b00388. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

41.

Serratia marcescens Bacteremia: Nosocomial Cluster Following Narcotic Diversion.

Schuppener LM, Pop-Vicas AE, Brooks EG, Duster MN, Crnich CJ, Sterkel AK, Webb AP, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;38(9):1027-1031. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.137. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

PMID:
28679460
42.

Tobacco use as a screener for Clostridium difficile infection outcomes.

Barker AK, Van Galen A, Sethi AK, Shirley D, Safdar N.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jan;98(1):36-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.06.026. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

PMID:
28655511
43.

Challenges to sustainability of hand hygiene at a rural hospital in Rwanda.

Holmen IC, Niyokwizerwa D, Nyiranzayisaba B, Singer T, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Aug 1;45(8):855-859. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.04.006. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

PMID:
28596020
44.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Urinary Tract Infection-Child.

Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging:, Karmazyn BK, Alazraki AL, Anupindi SA, Dempsey ME, Dillman JR, Dorfman SR, Garber MD, Moore SG, Peters CA, Rice HE, Rigsby CK, Safdar NM, Simoneaux SF, Trout AT, Westra SJ, Wootton-Gorges SL, Coley BD.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May;14(5S):S362-S371. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.02.028. Review.

PMID:
28473093
45.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Physical Abuse-Child.

Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging:, Wootton-Gorges SL, Soares BP, Alazraki AL, Anupindi SA, Blount JP, Booth TN, Dempsey ME, Falcone RA Jr, Hayes LL, Kulkarni AV, Partap S, Rigsby CK, Ryan ME, Safdar NM, Trout AT, Widmann RF, Karmazyn BK, Palasis S.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May;14(5S):S338-S349. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.01.036. Review.

PMID:
28473090
46.

Reply.

Pop-Vicas A, Musuuza JS, Schmitz M, Al-Niaimi A, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 May 1;45(5):581-582. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.009. No abstract available.

PMID:
28456324
47.

Implementation of daily chlorhexidine bathing to reduce colonization by multidrug-resistant organisms in a critical care unit.

Musuuza JS, Sethi AK, Roberts TJ, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Sep 1;45(9):1014-1017. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.038. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

PMID:
28431846
48.

Social determinants of antibiotic misuse: a qualitative study of community members in Haryana, India.

Barker AK, Brown K, Ahsan M, Sengupta S, Safdar N.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Apr 19;17(1):333. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4261-4.

49.

Barriers and facilitators to infection control at a hospital in northern India: a qualitative study.

Barker AK, Brown K, Siraj D, Ahsan M, Sengupta S, Safdar N.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Apr 8;6:35. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0189-9. eCollection 2017.

50.

Risk of Clostridium difficile Infection in Hematology-Oncology Patients Colonized With Toxigenic C. difficile.

Cannon CM, Musuuza JS, Barker AK, Duster M, Juckett MB, Pop-Vicas AE, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;38(6):718-720. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.48. Epub 2017 Apr 11.

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