Walter Koller

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Concordance between European and US case definitions of healthcare-associated infections
    Sonja Hansen
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 27, D 12203, Berlin, Germany
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 1:28. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Concise healthcare-associated infection reporting and benchmarking with minimal staff resources
    Walter Koller
    Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 180:1165-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Electronic surveillance of healthcare-associated infections with MONI-ICU--a clinical breakthrough compared to conventional surveillance systems
    Walter Koller
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Department of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Vienna and Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:432-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint [Obligation or voluntary exercise?]
    Walter Koller
    Abt f Krankenhaushygiene des Klin Inst f Hygiene und Med Mikrobiologie der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:14-7. 2006
  5. pmc Data correction pre-processing for electronically stored blood culture results: implications on microbial spectrum and empiric antibiotic therapy
    Ojan Assadian
    Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Vienna, Division of Hospital Hygiene, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:27. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A matched prospective cohort study on Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli bloodstream infections: extended perspectives beyond resistance
    Jutta Berger
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 38:839-45. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of preventive measures for hemato-oncologic patients undergoing stem cell transplantation during a period of hospital construction
    Jutta Berger
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 39:746-51. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of the decontamination efficacy of new and reprocessed microfiber cleaning cloth compared with other commonly used cleaning cloths in the hospital
    Magda Diab-Elschahawi
    Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Division for Hospital Hygiene, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 38:289-92. 2010
  9. pmc Effectiveness of an automated surveillance system for intensive care unit-acquired infections
    Jeroen S de Bruin
    Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:369-72. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Lumen claims of the STERRAD 100NX sterilizer: testing performance limits when processing equipment containing long, narrow lumens
    Magda Diab-Elschahawi
    Clinical Institute of Hospital Hygiene, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 39:770-4. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Concordance between European and US case definitions of healthcare-associated infections
    Sonja Hansen
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 27, D 12203, Berlin, Germany
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 1:28. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Concise healthcare-associated infection reporting and benchmarking with minimal staff resources
    Walter Koller
    Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 180:1165-7. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Electronic surveillance of healthcare-associated infections with MONI-ICU--a clinical breakthrough compared to conventional surveillance systems
    Walter Koller
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Department of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Vienna and Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:432-6. 2010
    ..The time taken for conventional surveillance at the 52 ward visits was 82.5 hours. MONI-ICU analysis of the same patient cases, including careful review of the generated results required only 12.5 hours (15.2%)...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Obligation or voluntary exercise?]
    Walter Koller
    Abt f Krankenhaushygiene des Klin Inst f Hygiene und Med Mikrobiologie der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:14-7. 2006
  5. pmc Data correction pre-processing for electronically stored blood culture results: implications on microbial spectrum and empiric antibiotic therapy
    Ojan Assadian
    Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Vienna, Division of Hospital Hygiene, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:27. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A matched prospective cohort study on Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli bloodstream infections: extended perspectives beyond resistance
    Jutta Berger
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 38:839-45. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate risk factors for infection and clinical outcomes of bacteremias caused by S aureus or E coli...
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of preventive measures for hemato-oncologic patients undergoing stem cell transplantation during a period of hospital construction
    Jutta Berger
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 39:746-51. 2011
    ..Construction work, renovation, demolition, or excavation activities within a hospital or in surrounding areas increase the risk for aspergillus infection in susceptible patients and are the main cause of nosocomial aspergillus outbreaks...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of the decontamination efficacy of new and reprocessed microfiber cleaning cloth compared with other commonly used cleaning cloths in the hospital
    Magda Diab-Elschahawi
    Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Division for Hospital Hygiene, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 38:289-92. 2010
    ..All of the cloths except disposable paper towels were also compared after 10 and 20 times of reprocessing, respectively, at 90 degrees C for 5 minutes in a washing machine...
  9. pmc Effectiveness of an automated surveillance system for intensive care unit-acquired infections
    Jeroen S de Bruin
    Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:369-72. 2013
    ..5 h versus 12.5 h. In conclusion, ES was found to be more effective than MS while consuming fewer personnel resources...
  10. doi request reprint Lumen claims of the STERRAD 100NX sterilizer: testing performance limits when processing equipment containing long, narrow lumens
    Magda Diab-Elschahawi
    Clinical Institute of Hospital Hygiene, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 39:770-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to qualify the performance of this H(2)O(2) gas plasma sterilizer under different experimental settings representing worst case conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of clinically isolated Ralstonia mannitolilytica strains using random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD) typing and antimicrobial sensitivity, and comparison of the classification efficacy of phenotypic and genotypic assays
    Florian Daxboeck
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, University Hospital Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Med Microbiol 54:55-61. 2005
    ..The most active compounds in vitro were ciprofloxacin and cefepime, whilst only the genotype D/IV isolate was sensitive to gentamicin and amikacin (the remaining 29 isolates being resistant to both)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of fuzzy sets in an automated detection system for intensive-care-unit-acquired central-venous-catheter-related infections
    Jeroen S de Bruin
    Section for Medical Expert and Knowledge Based Systems, Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 192:215-8. 2013
    ..It was also confirmed that most fuzzy constructs were good representatives of the borderline CRI2 patient group. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Can we bridge the definition diversity in healthcare-associated infection surveillance? From IT-supported surveillance to IT-supported infection prevention and control
    Walter Koller
    Clinical Institute of Hospital Hygiene, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 192:1112. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Artificial-intelligence-based hospital-acquired infection control
    Klaus Peter Adlassnig
    Section on Medical Expert and Knowledge Based Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 149:103-10. 2009
    ..The currently implemented cockpit surveillance connects 96 ICU beds with Moni and offers the hospital's infection control department a hitherto unparalleled NI infection survey...
  15. doi request reprint Challenging the Sterrad 100NX sterilizer with different carrier materials and wrappings under experimental "clean" and "dirty" conditions
    Magda Diab-Elschahawi
    Clinical Institute of Hospital Hygiene, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 38:806-10. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Surgical hand rub: Influence of duration of application on the immediate and 3-hours effects of n-propanol and isopropanol
    Miranda Suchomel
    Department of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Infect Control 37:289-93. 2009
    ..The recommended duration for surgical hand treatment has been changed from 10 over 5 to 3 minutes and even shorter...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of selective bowel decontamination on the organisms recovered during bacteremia in neutropenic patients
    Florian Daxboeck
    Clinical Institute of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Division of Hospital Hygiene, Vienna University Hospital, Medical University Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:685-9. 2004
    ..To assess the influence of prophylactic selective bowel decontamination (SBD) on the spectrum of microbes causing bloodstream infection (BSI)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Resistance rates of Staphylococcus aureus in relation to patient status and type of specimen
    Florian Daxboeck
    Clinical Institute of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Division of Hospital Hygiene, Vienna University Hospital, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:163-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of data stratification on the resistance rates of Staphylococcus aureus, with emphasis on the value of blood culture-based resistance data...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of ophthalmia neonatorum--a nationwide survey of the current practice in Austria
    Ojan Assadian
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Institute of Hygiene, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:194-9. 2002
    ..The overall return of the hospitals and midwives was 91.6% and 7.6%, respectively...