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1.

Evaluation of the impact of the Accelerate Pheno™ system on time to result for differing antimicrobial stewardship intervention models in patients with gram-negative bloodstream infections.

Elliott G, Malczynski M, Barr VO, Aljefri D, Martin D, Sutton S, Zembower TR, Postelnick M, Qi C.

BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 7;19(1):942. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4591-1.

2.

National Evaluation of Needlestick Events and Reporting Among Surgical Residents.

Yang AD, Quinn CM, Hewitt DB, Chung JW, Zembower TR, Jones A, Buyske J, Hoyt DB, Nasca TJ, Bilimoria KY.

J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Dec;229(6):609-620. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.09.001. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

PMID:
31541698
3.

Successful treatment of a Candida auris intra-articular infection.

Roberts SC, Zembower TR, Bolon MK, Kadakia AR, Gilley JH, Ko JH, Clark J, Ward-Fore S, Taiwo BO.

Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):866-868. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2019.1625287.

4.

Diagnostic stewardship of C. difficile testing: a quasi-experimental antimicrobial stewardship study.

Christensen AB, Barr VO, Martin DW, Anderson MM, Gibson AK, Hoff BM, Sutton SH, Widmaier V, Salim AA, Silkaitis C, Qi C, Zembower TR, Postelnick MJ, Rhodes NJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar;40(3):269-275. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.336. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

PMID:
30786942
5.

Understanding the Components, Calculation, and Impact of Monthly and Seasonal Variation of the Standardized Antimicrobial Utilization Ratio (SAAR).

Avedissian SN, Rhodes NJ, Liu J, Aljefri D, Postelnick MJ, Sutton SH, Zembower TR, Martin D, Pais G, Cruce CE, Scheetz MH.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Feb 26;63(3). pii: e01780-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01780-18. Print 2019 Mar.

6.

Measuring the impact of varying denominator definitions on standardized antibiotic consumption rates: implications for antimicrobial stewardship programmes.

Avedissian SN, Scheetz MH, Zembower TR, Silkaitis C, Maxwell R, Jenkins C, Postelnick MJ, Sutton SH, Rhodes NJ.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Oct 1;73(10):2876-2882. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky275.

PMID:
30085084
7.

Correlation between hospital-level antibiotic consumption and incident health care facility-onset Clostridium difficile infection.

Crew PE, Rhodes NJ, O'Donnell JN, Miglis C, Gilbert EM, Zembower TR, Qi C, Silkaitis C, Sutton SH, Scheetz MH.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Mar;46(3):270-275. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.015. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

PMID:
29169938
8.

Investigation of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Outbreak on an Adult Stem Cell Transplant Unit by Use of Whole-Genome Sequencing.

Zhu Y, Zembower TR, Metzger KE, Lei Z, Green SJ, Qi C.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Oct;55(10):2956-2963. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00360-17. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

9.

Factors contributing to vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. horizontal transmission events: exploration of the role of antibacterial consumption.

Gilbert EM, Zembower TR, Rhodes NJ, Qi C, Reiner S, Malczynski M, Scheetz MH.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Sep;89(1):72-77. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.05.014. Epub 2017 Jun 2.

PMID:
28669681
10.

Evaluation of targeted antimicrobial prophylaxis for transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: a prospective cohort trial.

Zembower TR, Maxwell KM, Nadler RB, Cashy J, Scheetz MH, Qi C, Schaeffer AJ.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 7;17(1):401. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2470-1.

11.

A Simple Microsoft Excel Method to Predict Antibiotic Outbreaks and Underutilization.

Miglis C, Rhodes NJ, Avedissian SN, Zembower TR, Postelnick M, Wunderink RG, Sutton SH, Scheetz MH.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):860-862. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.72. Epub 2017 May 3.

PMID:
28464971
12.

Implementation of a cefazolin-based stewardship pathway for methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections paired with infectious diseases consultation.

Lee BJ, Rao SN, Wang SK, Lee JY, Lakada IY, Gilbert EM, Barr VO, Postelnick MJ, Sutton SH, Zembower TR, Bolon M, Scheetz MH, Rhodes NJ.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2017 May;49(5):650-654. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.12.021. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

PMID:
28279787
13.

Inappropriate Clostridium difficile Testing and Consequent Overtreatment and Inaccurate Publicly Reported Metrics.

Kelly SG, Yarrington M, Zembower TR, Sutton SH, Silkaitis C, Postelnick M, Mikolajczak A, Bolon MK.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Dec;37(12):1395-1400. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

PMID:
27666285
14.
15.

Respiratory syncytial virus outbreak on an adult stem cell transplant unit.

Kelly SG, Metzger K, Bolon MK, Silkaitis C, Mielnicki M, Cullen J, Rooney M, Blanke T, Tahboub A, Noskin GA, Zembower TR.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Sep 1;44(9):1022-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.075. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

PMID:
27430734
16.

Epidemiology and Management of Emerging Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria: Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases and Beyond.

Boyle DP, Zembower TR.

Urol Clin North Am. 2015 Nov;42(4):493-505. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2015.05.005. Epub 2015 Jul 15. Review.

PMID:
26475946
17.

Prolonged norovirus infection after pancreas transplantation: a case report and review of chronic norovirus.

Echenique IA, Stosor V, Gallon L, Kaufman D, Qi C, Zembower TR.

Transpl Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;18(1):98-104. doi: 10.1111/tid.12472. Epub 2015 Nov 25. Review.

PMID:
26460906
18.

Reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections in a neuro-spine intensive care unit.

Schelling K, Palamone J, Thomas K, Naidech A, Silkaitis C, Henry J, Bolon M, Zembower TR.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Aug;43(8):892-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.04.184. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

PMID:
26052100
19.

Comparison of Clinical Features, Virulence, and Relapse among Mycobacterium avium Complex Species.

Boyle DP, Zembower TR, Reddy S, Qi C.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun 1;191(11):1310-7. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201501-0067OC.

PMID:
25835090
20.

Optimal timing of oral fosfomycin administration for pre-prostate biopsy prophylaxis.

Rhodes NJ, Gardiner BJ, Neely MN, Grayson ML, Ellis AG, Lawrentschuk N, Frauman AG, Maxwell KM, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Jul;70(7):2068-73. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv067. Epub 2015 Mar 22.

PMID:
25802286
21.

The burden of mucosal barrier injury laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infection among hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplant patients.

Metzger KE, Rucker Y, Callaghan M, Churchill M, Jovanovic BD, Zembower TR, Bolon MK.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Feb;36(2):119-24. doi: 10.1017/ice.2014.38.

PMID:
25632993
22.

Evaluation of Vitek MS for rapid classification of clinical isolates belonging to Mycobacterium avium complex.

Boyle DP, Zembower TR, Qi C.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;81(1):41-3. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.09.026. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

PMID:
25445119
23.

Use of acid-fast bacilli staining to determine the need for airborne infection isolation precautions: a comparison of respiratory specimens.

Silkaitis C, Bardowski L, Coomer C, Trakas K, Lavin MA, Reddy S, Bolon MK, Zembower TR.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Nov;42(11):1244-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.08.005. Epub 2014 Sep 22.

PMID:
25248484
24.

Epidemiology of infections in cancer patients.

Zembower TR.

Cancer Treat Res. 2014;161:43-89. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-04220-6_2. Review.

PMID:
24706221
25.

Pathogenicity of clinical Acinetobacter baumannii isolates in a Galleria mellonella host model according to bla(OXA-40) gene and epidemiological outbreak status.

Esterly JS, McLaughlin MM, Malczynski M, Qi C, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014;58(2):1240-2. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02201-13. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

26.

Characterization of ciprofloxacin resistant Escherichia coli isolates among men undergoing evaluation for transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy.

Qi C, Malczynski M, Schaeffer AJ, Barajas G, Nadler RB, Scheetz MH, Zembower TR.

J Urol. 2013 Dec;190(6):2026-32. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.05.059. Epub 2013 May 30.

PMID:
23727416
27.

Monitoring seasonal influenza A evolution: rapid 2009 pandemic H1N1 surveillance with an reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction/electro-spray ionization mass spectrometry assay.

Jeng K, Massire C, Zembower TR, Deyde VM, Gubareva LV, Hsieh YH, Rothman RE, Sampath R, Penugonda S, Metzgar D, Blyn LB, Hardick J, Gaydos CA.

J Clin Virol. 2012 Aug;54(4):332-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2012.05.002. Epub 2012 Jun 4.

28.

Prospective approach to managing antimicrobial drug shortages.

Griffith MM, Patel JA, Sutton SH, Bolon MK, Esterly JS, Gross AE, Postelnick MJ, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Jul;33(7):745-52. doi: 10.1086/666332. Epub 2012 May 18. Review.

PMID:
22669238
29.

Targeted antimicrobial prophylaxis using rectal swab cultures in men undergoing transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy is associated with reduced incidence of postoperative infectious complications and cost of care.

Taylor AK, Zembower TR, Nadler RB, Scheetz MH, Cashy JP, Bowen D, Murphy AB, Dielubanza E, Schaeffer AJ.

J Urol. 2012 Apr;187(4):1275-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.11.115. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

PMID:
22341272
30.

The impact of anti-infective drug shortages on hospitals in the United States: trends and causes.

Griffith MM, Gross AE, Sutton SH, Bolon MK, Esterly JS, Patel JA, Postelnick MJ, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH.

Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Mar 1;54(5):684-91. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir954. Epub 2012 Jan 19.

PMID:
22267747
31.

Reliability of the validated clinical diagnosis of pneumonia on validated outcomes after intracranial hemorrhage.

Naidech AM, Liebling SM, Duran IM, Moore MJ, Wunderink RG, Zembower TR.

J Crit Care. 2012 Oct;27(5):527.e7-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2011.11.009. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

PMID:
22227077
32.

Incidence and impact of false-positive urine pneumococcal antigen testing in hospitalized patients.

Ryscavage PA, Noskin GA, Bobb A, Bardowski L, Zembower TR.

South Med J. 2011 Aug;104(8):593-7. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3182273b82.

PMID:
21886070
33.

Idiopathic pontine Streptococcus salivarius abscess in an immunocompetent patient: management lessons through case illustration and literature review.

Mandapat AL, Eddleman CS, Bissonnette ML, Batjer HH, Zembower TR.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2011 Dec;43(11-12):837-47. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2011.593544. Epub 2011 Jul 14. Review.

PMID:
21756019
34.

Effects of mumps outbreak in hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2006.

Bonebrake AL, Silkaitis C, Monga G, Galat A, Anderson J, Trad JT, Hedley K, Burgess N, Zembower TR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Mar;16(3):426-32. doi: 10.3201/eid1603.090198.

35.

Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections after organ transplantation.

Reddy P, Zembower TR, Ison MG, Baker TA, Stosor V.

Transpl Infect Dis. 2010 Feb;12(1):87-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2009.00445.x. Epub 2009 Sep 7.

PMID:
19735384
36.

Severe rhabdomyolysis associated with raltegravir use.

Zembower TR, Gerzenshtein L, Coleman K, Palella FJ Jr.

AIDS. 2008 Jul 11;22(11):1382-4. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e328303be40. No abstract available.

PMID:
18580624
37.

Invasive infections with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after kidney transplantation.

Adeyemi OA, Qi C, Zembower TR, Ison MG, Grant TH, Hartigan BJ, Malczynski M, Stosor V.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Aug;46(8):2809-13. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00494-08. Epub 2008 Jun 4.

38.

Persistent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: an analysis of risk factors and outcomes.

Hawkins C, Huang J, Jin N, Noskin GA, Zembower TR, Bolon M.

Arch Intern Med. 2007 Sep 24;167(17):1861-7.

PMID:
17893307
39.

Early onset of tenofovir-induced renal failure: case report and review of the literature.

Patel SM, Zembower TR, Palella F, Kanwar YS, Ahya SN.

ScientificWorldJournal. 2007 Jul 27;7:1140-8.

40.

Improving the assessment of vancomycin-resistant enterococci by routine screening.

Huang SS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Pottinger JM, Herwaldt LA, Zembower TR, Noskin GA, Cosgrove SE, Perl TM, Curtis AB, Tokars JL, Diekema DJ, Jernigan JA, Hinrichsen VL, Yokoe DS, Platt R; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program.

J Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 1;195(3):339-46. Epub 2006 Dec 27.

PMID:
17205471
41.

Peritoneal fluid penetration of tigecycline.

Scheetz MH, Reddy P, Nicolau DP, Noskin GA, Postelnick MJ, Stosor V, Zembower TR.

Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Nov;40(11):2064-7. Epub 2006 Oct 17.

PMID:
17047138
42.

The clinical impact of linezolid susceptibility reporting in patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

Scheetz MH, Qi C, Noskin GA, Warren JR, Postelnick MJ, Malczynski M, Huang J, Zembower TR.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006 Dec;56(4):407-13. Epub 2006 Aug 23.

PMID:
16930924
43.

Adjustment of antimicrobial dosages for continuous venovenous hemofiltration based on patient-specific information.

Scheetz MH, Scarsi KK, Ghossein C, Hurt KM, Zembower TR, Postelnick MJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Feb 1;42(3):436-7; author reply 437-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
16392098
44.

Vancomycin and home health care.

Fraser TG, Stosor V, Wang Q, Allen A, Zembower TR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Oct;11(10):1558-64.

45.

Cavitary Legionella pneumonia in a liver transplant recipient.

Fraser TG, Zembower TR, Lynch P, Fryer J, Salvalaggio PR, Yeldandi AV, Stosor V.

Transpl Infect Dis. 2004 Jun;6(2):77-80. Review.

PMID:
15522109
46.

Influence of role models and hospital design on hand hygiene of healthcare workers.

Lankford MG, Zembower TR, Trick WE, Hacek DM, Noskin GA, Peterson LR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 Feb;9(2):217-23.

47.

The incidence of antimicrobial allergies in hospitalized patients: implications regarding prescribing patterns and emerging bacterial resistance.

Lee CE, Zembower TR, Fotis MA, Postelnick MJ, Greenberger PA, Peterson LR, Noskin GA.

Arch Intern Med. 2000 Oct 9;160(18):2819-22.

PMID:
11025792
48.

The utility of aminoglycosides in an era of emerging drug resistance.

Zembower TR, Noskin GA, Postelnick MJ, Nguyen C, Peterson LR.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 1998 May;10(2):95-105. Review.

PMID:
9716286

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