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    July 2021
  1. SCHAPS D, Godfrey AW, Anderson DJ
    Risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) acquisition during ambulance transport: A retrospective propensity-score-matched cohort analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 21:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. AUNG AH, Kyaw WM, Heng YK, Tey HL, et al
    Intranasal octenidine for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers and universal octenidine bathing reduced MRSA acquisition in an acute-care general ward.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 16:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. KHAWCHAROENPORN T, Kanoktipakorn P
    Effectiveness of appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis for transurethral resection of the prostate in the era of antibiotic resistance.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 15:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  4. RYNKIEWICH KR, Makhija J, Froilan MCM, Benson EC, et al
    Healthcare personnel experiences implementing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales infection control measures at a ventilator-capable skilled nursing facility-A qualitative analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 21:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. SLOTT JENSEN ML, Chen M, Detlefsen M, Kudsk Klitgaard J, et al
    Whole-genome sequence analyses by a new easy-to-use software solution support the suspicion of a neonatal ward outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and transmission between hospitals.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 9:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  6. TANWAR SSS, Weiner-Lastinger LM, Bell JM, Allen-Bridson K, et al
    Laboratory-identified vancomycin-resistant enterococci bacteremia incidence: A standardized infection ratio prediction model.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 4:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  7. HELLMAN MD, Davis KW, Hackworth B, Evans ME, et al
    Implementing a postdischarge methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decolonization protocol within a Veterans Affairs Health Care System facility.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May 24:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  8. CHO SY, Kim HM, Chung DR, Choi JR, et al
    The impact of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) screening policy change on the incidence of healthcare-associated VRE bacteremia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May 17:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. RIVERA F, Reeme A, Graham MB, Buchan BW, et al
    Surveillance cultures following a regional outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May 14:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  10. WEILAND AS, Lu JY, Chen CS, Tjoa T, et al
    Impact of empiric antibiotics for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and associated Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) risk: Secondary analysis of the CLEAR trial.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 16:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. PASCALE R, Bussini L, Gaibani P, Bovo F, et al
    Carbapenem resistant bacteria in Intensive Care Unit during COVID-19 pandemic: multicenter before-after cross sectional study.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 16:1-25. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. RAUSEO AM, Hink T, Reske KA, Seiler SM, et al
    A randomized controlled trial of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG on antimicrobial-resistant organism colonization.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 6:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  13. LI DF, Pinto-Herrera NC, Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, et al
    Long-term care facility residents with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage disseminate MRSA and viral surrogate markers to surfaces outside their rooms.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Mar 26:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  14. SHINOHARA DR, Dos Santos Saalfeld SM, Martinez HV, Altafini DD, et al
    Outbreak of endemic carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii in a COVID-19-specific intensive care unit.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Mar 9:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


    February 2021
  15. TRZEBUCKI AM, Westblade LF, Loo A, Mazur S, et al
    Real-world implementation and impact of a rapid carbapenemase detection test in an area endemic for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 15:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. PICKENS CI, Qi C, Postelnick M, Paonessa J, et al
    Association between a rapid diagnostic test to detect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus pneumonia and decreased vancomycin use in a medical intensive care unit over a 30-month period.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 1:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1406.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  17. DEBOSCKER S, Severac F, Gaudart J, Menard C, et al
    An agent-based model to simulate the transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococci according different prevention and control measures.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 18:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. WIRTH MS, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Wilson GM, et al
    Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae epidemiology in Veterans' Affairs medical centers varies by facility characteristics.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 11:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1323.
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  19. HOWARD-ANDERSON JR, Bower CW, Smith G, Sexton ME, et al
    Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales bacteriuria and subsequent bacteremia: A population-based study.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 10:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1325.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SILVESTRE MADO, Barbosa M, Teixeira NB, Riboli DFM, et al
    Illicit drug users, alcoholics, and psychiatric patients: Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization on the border between community and healthcare settings.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 2:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1330.
    PubMed    


  21. WOLFENSBERGER A, Schmid M, Sax H, Clack L, et al
    Determinants for voluntary participation in staff screening during an methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) outbreak on a neonatal ward.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 1:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  22. BURGOS-GARAY M, Ganim C, de Man TJB, Davy T, et al
    Colonization of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a sink-drain model biofilm system.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 25:1-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1287.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. PERREAULT SK, Binks B, McManus DS, Topal JE, et al
    Evaluation of the negative predictive value of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal swab screening in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 24:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. COHEN MENDEL L, Amity K, Katz DE, Lazarovitch T, et al
    The epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Enterobacter spp: A case-case-control matched analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 24:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. GUPTA P, Bollam N, Mehta Y, Sengupta S, et al
    Risk factors associated with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections in a tertiary-care hospital in India.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 10:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1280.
    PubMed    


  26. MITSUBOSHI S, Yamaguchi T, Seino H, Fukuhara M, et al
    Regional outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST2725-t1784 in rural Japan.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 9:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1265.
    PubMed    


    October 2020
  27. KRAM SJ, Kram BL, Schultheis JM, Kuhrt MM, et al
    VanA rectal swab screening as a predictor of subsequent vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bloodstream infection in critically ill adults.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Oct 15:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. GARCIA REEVES AB, Stearns SC, Trogdon JG, Lewis JW, et al
    Impact of California's mandate for antimicrobial stewardship programs on rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridioides difficile infection in acute-care hospitals.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Oct 1:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  29. SILVA SY, Wilson BM, Redmond SN, Donskey CJ, et al
    Inpatient fluoroquinolone use in Veterans' Affairs hospitals is a predictor of Clostridioides difficile infection due to fluoroquinolone-resistant ribotype 027 strains.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Sep 23:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. RAMANATHAN S, Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Guihan M, et al
    A survey of infection control strategies for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Department of Veterans' Affairs facilities.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Sep 22:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  31. PETRY NJ, Montgomery AD, Hammer KDP, Lo TS, et al
    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening upon inpatient hospital admission: Is there concordance between nasal swab results and samples taken from skin and soft tissue?
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 12:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. EURE TR, Stone ND, Mungai EA, Bell JM, et al
    Antibiotic-resistant pathogens associated with urinary tract infections in nursing homes: Summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network Long-Term Care Facility Component, 2013-2017.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 12:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  33. NORI P, Cowman K, Chen V, Bartash R, et al
    Bacterial and Fungal Co-Infections in COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized During the New York City Pandemic Surge.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 24:1-13. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
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    June 2020
  34. PLANTE JG, Winders HR, Bookstaver PB, Al-Hasan MN, et al
    Regional and statewide antibiograms as targeted interventions against antibiotic resistance.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 25:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed    


  35. KASSEM A, Raed A, Michael T, Sagi O, et al
    Risk factors and outcomes of patients colonized with carbapenemase-producing and non-carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 23:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. NUTMAN A, Temkin E, Lellouche J, Ben David D, et al
    Detecting carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) carriage: Which body site should be cultured?
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 19:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. ALON D, Mudrik H, Chowers M, Shitrit P, et al
    Control of a hospital-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) using the Israeli national carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) guidelines as a model.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 16:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. KHAWCHAROENPORN T, Laichuthai W
    Subsequent carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)-associated infections among hospitalized patients with CRE colonization: Impact of antibiotic use and other factors.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 1:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. SCHLOTE E
    Re: Evaluation of dilute hydrogen peroxide technology for continuous room decontamination of multidrug-resistant organisms.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:737.
    PubMed    


  40. RUTALA WA, Kanamori H, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, et al
    Reply to Eric Schlote regarding "Evaluation of dilute hydrogen peroxide technology for continuous room decontamination of multidrug-resistant organisms".
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:738.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
  41. PINTO-HERRERA NC, Jones LD, Ha W, Alhmidi H, et al
    Transfer of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by fist bump versus handshake.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 May 27:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  42. ROSE AN, Clogher P, Hatfield KM, Gokhale RH, et al
    Trends in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections using statewide population-based surveillance and hospital discharge data, Connecticut, 2010-2018.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Apr 13:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
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  43. RUTALA WA, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Weber DJ, et al
    Comparative evaluation of the microbicidal activity of low-temperature sterilization technologies to steam sterilization.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:391-395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. TESHOME BF, Vouri SM, Hampton NB, Kollef MH, et al
    Evaluation of a ceiling effect on the association of new resistance development to antipseudomonal beta-lactam exposure in the critically ill.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:484-485.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  45. LIU Y, Zhang X, Cai L, Zong Z, et al
    Enhanced survival of ST-11 carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the intensive care unit.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Mar 27:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed    


  46. PRECIT MR, Kauber K, Glover WA, Weissman SJ, et al
    Statewide surveillance of carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in Washington state, October 2012-December 2017.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Mar 20:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. THATRIMONTRICHAI A, Pannaraj PS, Janjindamai W, Dissaneevate S, et al
    Intervention to reduce carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a neonatal intensive care unit.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Mar 5:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  48. DE OLIVEIRA ES, Freitas AR, Peixe L, Novais C, et al
    Silent clonal spread of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis ST6 and ST525 colonizing patients at hospital admission in Natal, Brazil.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Feb 28:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed    


  49. SHENOY ES, Pierce VM, Sater MRA, Pangestu FK, et al
    Community-acquired in name only: A cluster of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a burn intensive care unit and beyond.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Feb 28:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. DUNN AN, Donskey CJ, Gordon SM, Deshpande A, et al
    Multidrug-resistant organisms on patients hands in an ICU setting.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:239-240.
    PubMed    


    January 2020
  51. BUTLER-LAPORTE G, Cheng MP, McDonald EG, Lee TC, et al
    Using VRE screening tests to predict vancomycin resistance in enterococcal bacteremia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jan 24:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. KWON JH, Reske K, O'Neil CA, Cass C, et al
    Assessment of antibiotic-resistant organism transmission among rooms of hospitalized patients, healthcare personnel, and the hospital environment utilizing surrogate markers and selective bacterial cultures.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jan 23:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. LEEKHA S, O'Hara LM, Sbarra A, Li S, et al
    Comparison of surveillance and clinical cultures to measure the impact of infection control interventions on the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus in the hospital.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jan 3:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. BOONSTRA MB, Spijkerman DCM, Voor In 't Holt AF, van der Laan RJ, et al
    An outbreak of ST307 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a rehabilitation center: An unusual source and route of transmission.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:31-36.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. BUDHRAM DR, Mac S, Bielecki JM, Patel SN, et al
    Health outcomes attributable to carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:37-43.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2019
  56. GARCIA REEVES AB, Lewis JW, Trogdon JG, Stearns SC, et al
    Association between statewide adoption of the CDC's Core Elements of Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs and rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and Clostridioides difficile infection in the United States.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Dec 20:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  57. WEINER-LASTINGER LM, Abner S, Edwards JR, Kallen AJ, et al
    Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with adult healthcare-associated infections: Summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2015-2017.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov 25:1-18. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. WEINER-LASTINGER LM, Abner S, Benin AL, Edwards JR, et al
    Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with pediatric healthcare-associated infections: Summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2015-2017.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov 25:1-12. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. LERNER AO, Abu-Hanna J, Carmeli Y, Schechner V, et al
    Environmental contamination by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: The effects of room type and cleaning methods.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov 14:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  60. MILLS JP, Zhu Z, Mantey J, Hatt S, et al
    The devil is in the details: Factors influencing hand hygiene adherence and contamination with antibiotic-resistant organisms among healthcare providers in nursing facilities.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Oct 24:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  61. KANWAR A, Kumar JA, Ng-Wong YK, Thakur M, et al
    Evaluation of an alcohol-based antiseptic for nasal decolonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in colonized patients.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Sep 30:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed    


    August 2019
  62. NUTMAN A, Lerner A, Fallach N, Schwartz D, et al
    Likelihood of persistent carriage of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii on readmission in previously identified carriers.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Aug 5:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  63. BOZZELLA MJ, Soghier L, Harris T, Zell L, et al
    Impact of decolonization on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul 31:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. D'AGATA EMC, Geffert SF, McTavish R, Wilson F, et al
    Acquisition of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in the absence of antimicrobial exposure: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul 29:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. DURANTE AJ, Maloney M, Leung VH, Macierowski B, et al
    Expanded susceptibility and resistance mechanism testing among carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae through a statewide antibiogram, a clinical and public health partnership.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul 5:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed    


    June 2019
  66. MANTEY J, Min L, Cassone M, Gibson KE, et al
    Changing dynamics of colonization in nursing facility patients over time: Reduction in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) offset by increase in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) prevalence.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jun 27:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed    


  67. SUZUKI H, Perencevich EN, Livorsi DJ, Alexander B, et al
    Attributable mortality due to fluoroquinolone and extended-spectrum cephalosporin resistance in hospital-onset Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp bacteremia: A matched cohort study in 129 Veterans Health Administration medical centers.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jun 14:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  68. DILWORTH TJ, Beck ET, Pedersen RA, Al-Karkokly WG, et al
    High rate of linezolid intermediate susceptibility and resistance among enteric vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) recovered from hospitalized patients actively screened for VRE colonization.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May 15:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed    


  69. TANDAN M, Sloane PD, Ward K, Weber DJ, et al
    Antimicrobial resistance patterns of urine culture specimens from 27 nursing homes: Impact of a two-year antimicrobial stewardship intervention.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May 6:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. DAS S, Roy S, Roy S, Goel G, et al
    Rapid and economical detection of eight carbapenem-resistance genes in Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas spp, and Acinetobacter spp directly from positive blood cultures using an internally controlled multiplex-PCR assay.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May 6:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed    


  71. FORD CD, Coombs J, Stofer MG, Lopansri BK, et al
    Decrease in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus colonization associated with a reduction in carbapenem use as empiric therapy for febrile neutropenia in patients with acute leukemia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May 3:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. OKAMOTO K, Rhee Y, Schoeny M, Lolans K, et al
    Impact of doffing errors on healthcare worker self-contamination when caring for patients on contact precautions.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:559-565.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  73. FOX TC, Thuras P, Johnson JR
    Predictive characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nares screening tests for methicillin resistance among S. aureus clinical isolates from hospitalized veterans.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr 15:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. KUBES JN, Fridkin SK
    Factors affecting the geographic variability of antibiotic-resistant healthcare-associated infections in the United States using the CDC Antibiotic Resistance Patient Safety Atlas.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr 12:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. VOLKOFF SJ, McCumber AW, Anderson DJ, Gunsch CK, et al
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria on personal devices in hospital intensive care units: Molecular approaches to quantifying and describing changes in the bacterial community of personal mobile devices.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr 11:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. BLANCO N, O'Hara LM, Harris AD
    Transmission pathways of multidrug-resistant organisms in the hospital setting: a scoping review.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:447-456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. GOODMAN KE, Lessler J, Harris AD, Milstone AM, et al
    A methodological comparison of risk scores versus decision trees for predicting drug-resistant infections: A case study using extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) bacteremia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:400-407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. MONTEIRO J, Inoue FM, Lobo APT, Ibanes AS, et al
    A major monoclonal hospital outbreak of NDM-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST340 and the first report of ST2570 in Brazil.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:492-494.
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  79. GODBOUT EJ, Rittmann BJ, Fleming M, Albert H, et al
    Impact of discontinuation of contact precautions on central-line associated bloodstream infections in an academic children's hospital.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:473-475.
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  80. DI MENTO G, Carreca AP, Monaco F, Cuscino N, et al
    Mycobacterium saskatchewanense strain associated with a chronic kidney disease patient in an Italian transplantation hospital and almost misdiagnosed as Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:496-497.
    PubMed    


    March 2019
  81. LEE BY, Bartsch SM, Wong KF, Kim DS, et al
    Tracking the spread of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) through clinical cultures alone underestimates the spread of CRE even more than anticipated.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 28:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed    


  82. GOODMAN KE, Simner PJ, Klein EY, Kazmi AQ, et al
    Predicting probability of perirectal colonization with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and other carbapenem-resistant organisms (CROs) at hospital unit admission.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 27:1-10. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
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  83. RYAN PP, Knepper BC, Everhart RM, Price CS, et al
    Antimicrobial resistance patterns in urinary E. coli isolates after a change in a single center's guidelines for uncomplicated cystitis in ambulatory settings.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 21:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. ANDERSSON P, Beckingham W, Gorrie CL, Kennedy K, et al
    Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit and special care nursery at a tertiary-care hospital in Australia-A retrospective case-control study.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 14:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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