Kevin A Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The co-seasonality of pneumonia and influenza with Clostridium difficile infection in the United States, 1993-2008
    Kevin A Brown
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 178:118-25. 2013
  2. pmc Meta-analysis of antibiotics and the risk of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection
    Kevin A Brown
    Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:2326-32. 2013
  3. pmc The magnitude and duration of Clostridium difficile infection risk associated with antibiotic therapy: a hospital cohort study
    Kevin A Brown
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e105454. 2014

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint The co-seasonality of pneumonia and influenza with Clostridium difficile infection in the United States, 1993-2008
    Kevin A Brown
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 178:118-25. 2013
    ..073, 1.153). Future research could seek to understand which mediating pathways, including changes in broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing and hospital crowding, are most responsible for the associated changes in incidence. ..
  2. pmc Meta-analysis of antibiotics and the risk of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection
    Kevin A Brown
    Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:2326-32. 2013
    ..Avoidance of high-risk antibiotics (such as clindamycin, CMCs, and fluoroquinolones) in favor of lower-risk antibiotics (such as penicillins, macrolides, and tetracyclines) may help reduce the incidence of CDI...
  3. pmc The magnitude and duration of Clostridium difficile infection risk associated with antibiotic therapy: a hospital cohort study
    Kevin A Brown
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e105454. 2014
    ..These findings are consistent with studies showing higher risk associated with longer antibiotic use in hospitalized patients, but suggest that the duration of increased risk is shorter than previously thought. ..