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1.

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
2.

Development of Daptomycin Susceptibility Breakpoints for Enterococcus faecium and Revision of the Breakpoints for other Enterococcal species by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.

Satlin MJ, Nicolau DP, Humphries RM, Kuti JL, Campeau SA, Lewis JS, Weinstein MP, Jorgensen JH; CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing and Ad Hoc Working Group on Revision of Daptomycin Enterococcal Breakpoints.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 26. pii: ciz845. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz845. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31504338
3.

Supporting Spartina: Interdisciplinary perspective shows Spartina as a distinct solid genus.

Bortolus A, Adam P, Adams JB, Ainouche ML, Ayres D, Bertness MD, Bouma TJ, Bruno JF, Caçador I, Carlton JT, Castillo JM, Costa CSB, Davy AJ, Deegan L, Duarte B, Figueroa E, Gerwein J, Gray AJ, Grosholz ED, Hacker SD, Hughes AR, Mateos-Naranjo E, Mendelssohn IA, Morris JT, Muñoz-Rodríguez AF, Nieva FJJ, Levin LA, Li B, Liu W, Pennings SC, Pickart A, Redondo-Gómez S, Richardson DM, Salmon A, Schwindt E, Silliman BR, Sotka EE, Stace C, Sytsma M, Temmerman S, Turner RE, Valiela I, Weinstein MP, Weis JS.

Ecology. 2019 Nov;100(11):e02863. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2863. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

4.

Erythema migrans spares rash of engraftment syndrome.

Bhowmick T, Rasool A, Desai A, Weinstein MP.

Transfusion. 2019 Jul;59(7):2193-2194. doi: 10.1111/trf.15290. No abstract available.

PMID:
31268589
5.

Performance of the T2Bacteria Panel for Diagnosing Bloodstream Infections: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study.

Nguyen MH, Clancy CJ, Pasculle AW, Pappas PG, Alangaden G, Pankey GA, Schmitt BH, Rasool A, Weinstein MP, Widen R, Hernandez DR, Wolk DM, Walsh TJ, Perfect JR, Wilson MN, Mylonakis E.

Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 18;170(12):845-852. doi: 10.7326/M18-2772. Epub 2019 May 14.

PMID:
31083728
6.

Comparison of linezolid and daptomycin for the treatment of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteremia.

Narayanan N, Rai R, Vaidya P, Desai A, Bhowmick T, Weinstein MP.

Ther Adv Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 13;6:2049936119828964. doi: 10.1177/2049936119828964. eCollection 2019 Jan-Dec.

7.

A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology.

Miller JM, Binnicker MJ, Campbell S, Carroll KC, Chapin KC, Gilligan PH, Gonzalez MD, Jerris RC, Kehl SC, Patel R, Pritt BS, Richter SS, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Snyder JW, Telford S 3rd, Theel ES, Thomson RB Jr, Weinstein MP, Yao JD.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 31;67(6):813-816. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy584.

PMID:
30169655
8.

Collaboration between an antimicrobial stewardship team and the microbiology laboratory can shorten time to directed antibiotic therapy for methicillin-susceptible staphylococcal bacteremia and to discontinuation of antibiotics for coagulase-negative staphylococcal contaminants.

Bhowmick T, Kirn TJ, Hetherington F, Takavarasha S, Sandhu SS, Gandhi S, Narayanan N, Weinstein MP.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Nov;92(3):214-219. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.05.020. Epub 2018 May 29.

PMID:
29983288
9.

A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology.

Miller JM, Binnicker MJ, Campbell S, Carroll KC, Chapin KC, Gilligan PH, Gonzalez MD, Jerris RC, Kehl SC, Patel R, Pritt BS, Richter SS, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Snyder JW, Telford S 3rd, Theel ES, Thomson RB Jr, Weinstein MP, Yao JD.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 31;67(6):e1-e94. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy381.

PMID:
29955859
10.

Impact of Vancomycin MIC on Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Treated with Vancomycin at an Institution with Suppressed MIC Reporting.

Adani S, Bhowmick T, Weinstein MP, Narayanan N.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Mar 27;62(4). pii: e02512-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02512-17. Print 2018 Apr.

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The role of nature-based infrastructure (NBI) in coastal resiliency planning: A literature review.

Saleh F, Weinstein MP.

J Environ Manage. 2016 Dec 1;183(Pt 3):1088-1098. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.09.077. Epub 2016 Sep 29. Review.

PMID:
27692892
13.

Erratum for Cheruvanky et al., Cost-Effectiveness of 30- Compared to 20-Milliliter Blood Cultures: a Retrospective Study.

Cheruvanky A, Kirn TJ, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Mar;54(3):821. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00004-16. No abstract available.

14.

Effectiveness of Practices To Increase Timeliness of Providing Targeted Therapy for Inpatients with Bloodstream Infections: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Buehler SS, Madison B, Snyder SR, Derzon JH, Cornish NE, Saubolle MA, Weissfeld AS, Weinstein MP, Liebow EB, Wolk DM.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2016 Jan;29(1):59-103. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00053-14. Review.

15.

Cost-Effectiveness of 30- Compared to 20-Milliliter Blood Cultures: a Retrospective Study.

Cheruvanky A, Kirn TJ, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jan;54(1):64-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02024-15. Epub 2015 Oct 21. Erratum in: J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Mar;54(3):821.

16.

TXA709, an FtsZ-Targeting Benzamide Prodrug with Improved Pharmacokinetics and Enhanced In Vivo Efficacy against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Kaul M, Mark L, Zhang Y, Parhi AK, Lyu YL, Pawlak J, Saravolatz S, Saravolatz LD, Weinstein MP, LaVoie EJ, Pilch DS.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Aug;59(8):4845-55. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00708-15. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

17.

Trophodynamic behavior of hydrophobic organic contaminants in the aquatic food web of a tidal river.

Khairy MA, Weinstein MP, Lohmann R.

Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Nov 4;48(21):12533-42. doi: 10.1021/es502886n. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

PMID:
25272053
18.

Systematic evaluation of commercial susceptibility testing methods for determining the in vitro activity of daptomycin versus Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococci.

Kirn TJ, Onyeaso E, Syed M, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jun;52(6):1877-82. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03439-13. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

19.

Controlled clinical comparison of BacT/alert FA plus and FN plus blood culture media with BacT/alert FA and FN blood culture media.

Kirn TJ, Mirrett S, Reller LB, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Mar;52(3):839-43. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03063-13. Epub 2013 Dec 26.

20.

Executive summary: a guide to utilization of the microbiology laboratory for diagnosis of infectious diseases: 2013 recommendations by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)(a).

Baron EJ, Miller JM, Weinstein MP, Richter SS, Gilligan PH, Thomson RB Jr, Bourbeau P, Carroll KC, Kehl SC, Dunne WM, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Chapin KC, Snyder JW, Forbes BA, Patel R, Rosenblatt JE, Pritt BS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Aug;57(4):485-8. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit441.

21.

A guide to utilization of the microbiology laboratory for diagnosis of infectious diseases: 2013 recommendations by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)(a).

Baron EJ, Miller JM, Weinstein MP, Richter SS, Gilligan PH, Thomson RB Jr, Bourbeau P, Carroll KC, Kehl SC, Dunne WM, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Chapin KC, Snyder JW, Forbes BA, Patel R, Rosenblatt JE, Pritt BS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Aug;57(4):e22-e121. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit278. Epub 2013 Jul 10.

22.

Using higher doses to compensate for tubing residuals in extended-infusion piperacillin-tazobactam.

Lam WJ, Bhowmick T, Gross A, Vanschooneveld TC, Weinstein MP.

Ann Pharmacother. 2013 Jun;47(6):886-91. doi: 10.1345/aph.1R721. Epub 2013 May 28. Review.

PMID:
23715072
23.

Contemporary potencies of minocycline and tetracycline HCL tested against Gram-positive pathogens: SENTRY Program results using CLSI and EUCAST breakpoint criteria.

Jones RN, Wilson ML, Weinstein MP, Stilwell MG, Mendes RE.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;75(4):402-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.01.022.

PMID:
23514756
24.

Update on blood cultures: how to obtain, process, report, and interpret.

Kirn TJ, Weinstein MP.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Jun;19(6):513-20. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12180. Epub 2013 Mar 13. Review.

25.

Controlled multicenter evaluation of a bacteriophage-based method for rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus in positive blood cultures.

Bhowmick T, Mirrett S, Reller LB, Price C, Qi C, Weinstein MP, Kirn TJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Apr;51(4):1226-30. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02967-12. Epub 2013 Feb 6.

26.

A deceptive case of cellulitis caused by a Gram-negative pathogen.

Bhowmick T, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Apr;51(4):1320-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02975-12. Epub 2013 Jan 30.

27.

Lipid class dynamics and storage depots in juvenile weakfish Cynoscion regalis and their application to condition assessment.

Litvin SY, Guida VG, Weinstein MP.

J Fish Biol. 2011 May;78(5):1294-310. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.02918.x. Epub 2011 Apr 8.

PMID:
21539543
28.

Positive blood cultures.

Weinstein MP.

Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2010 Dec;8(12):850-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
21326161
29.

Metal contamination in sediments of the western Bohai Bay and adjacent estuaries, China.

Feng H, Jiang H, Gao W, Weinstein MP, Zhang Q, Zhang W, Yu L, Yuan D, Tao J.

J Environ Manage. 2011 Apr;92(4):1185-97. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.11.020. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

PMID:
21183272
30.

The clinical and prognostic importance of positive blood cultures in adults.

Pien BC, Sundaram P, Raoof N, Costa SF, Mirrett S, Woods CW, Reller LB, Weinstein MP.

Am J Med. 2010 Sep;123(9):819-28. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.03.021.

PMID:
20800151
31.

The clinical microbiology laboratory director in the United States hospital setting.

Thomson RB Jr, Wilson ML, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Oct;48(10):3465-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01575-10. Epub 2010 Aug 25.

32.

Is global climate change influencing the overwintering distribution of weakfish Cynoscion regalis?

Weinstein MP, Litvin SY, Guida VG, Chambers RC.

J Fish Biol. 2009 Aug;75(3):693-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02304.x.

PMID:
20738566
33.

First descriptions of blaKPC in Raoultella spp. (R. planticola and R. ornithinolytica): report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program.

Castanheira M, Deshpande LM, DiPersio JR, Kang J, Weinstein MP, Jones RN.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Dec;47(12):4129-30. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01502-09. Epub 2009 Oct 7.

34.

Discarding the initial aliquot of blood does not reduce contamination rates in intravenous-catheter-drawn blood cultures.

Dwivedi S, Bhalla R, Hoover DR, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Sep;47(9):2950-1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00292-09. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

35.

Rationale for revised penicillin susceptibility breakpoints versus Streptococcus pneumoniae: coping with antimicrobial susceptibility in an era of resistance.

Weinstein MP, Klugman KP, Jones RN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Jun 1;48(11):1596-600. doi: 10.1086/598975. Review.

PMID:
19400744
36.

Correlation of cefoxitin MICs with the presence of mecA in Staphylococcus spp.

Swenson JM, Brasso WB, Ferraro MJ, Hardy DJ, Knapp CC, Lonsway D, McAllister S, Reller LB, Sader HS, Shortridge D, Skov R, Weinstein MP, Zimmer BL, Patel JB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jun;47(6):1902-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02304-08. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

37.

Characterisation of a Staphylococcus aureus strain with progressive loss of susceptibility to vancomycin and daptomycin during therapy.

Tenover FC, Sinner SW, Segal RE, Huang V, Alexandre SS, McGowan JE Jr, Weinstein MP.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009 Jun;33(6):564-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2008.12.010. Epub 2009 Feb 23.

38.

Detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in staphylococci by broth microdilution using erythromycin-clindamycin combination wells.

Swenson JM, Brasso WB, Ferraro MJ, Hardy DJ, Knapp CC, McDougal LK, Reller LB, Sader HS, Shortridge D, Skov R, Weinstein MP, Zimmer BL, Patel JB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Dec;45(12):3954-7. Epub 2007 Oct 17.

39.

Detection of bloodstream infections in adults: how many blood cultures are needed?

Lee A, Mirrett S, Reller LB, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Nov;45(11):3546-8. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

40.

Multicenter evaluation of the BD Phoenix Automated Microbiology System for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Streptococcus species.

Richter SS, Howard WJ, Weinstein MP, Bruckner DA, Hindler JF, Saubolle M, Doern GV.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Sep;45(9):2863-71. Epub 2007 Jul 25.

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43.

Emerging data indicating that extended incubation of blood cultures has little clinical value.

Weinstein MP.

Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Dec 1;41(11):1681-2. Epub 2005 Oct 28. No abstract available.

PMID:
16267744
44.

Remarks concerning testing parameters for blood cultures.

Weinstein MP, Reller LB.

Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Jan 1;40(1):202; author reply 202-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
15614715
45.

Controlled clinical comparison of the BacT/ALERT FN and the standard anaerobic SN blood culture medium.

Mirrett S, Petti CA, Woods CW, Magadia R, Weinstein MP, Reller LB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Oct;42(10):4581-5.

46.

Multicenter evaluation of use of penicillin and ampicillin as surrogates for in vitro testing of susceptibility of enterococci to imipenem.

Weinstein MP, Mirrett S, Kannangara S, Monahan J, Harrell LJ, Wilson AC, Reller LB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Aug;42(8):3747-51.

47.

Detection of Pneumocystis jiroveci in respiratory specimens by four staining methods.

Procop GW, Haddad S, Quinn J, Wilson ML, Henshaw NG, Reller LB, Artymyshyn RL, Katanik MT, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jul;42(7):3333-5.

48.

Controlled clinical comparison of BacT/ALERT standard aerobic medium with BACTEC standard aerobic medium for culturing blood.

Mirrett S, Reller LB, Petti CA, Woods CW, Vazirani B, Sivadas R, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jun;41(6):2391-4.

49.

Blood culture contamination: persisting problems and partial progress.

Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jun;41(6):2275-8. Review. No abstract available.

50.

Are three sputum acid-fast bacillus smears necessary for discontinuing tuberculosis isolation?

Mathew P, Kuo YH, Vazirani B, Eng RH, Weinstein MP.

J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Sep;40(9):3482-4.

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