Brittany C Eckstein

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Reduction of Clostridium Difficile and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus contamination of environmental surfaces after an intervention to improve cleaning methods
    Brittany C Eckstein
    Research Service, Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:61. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Contamination of hands with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after contact with environmental surfaces and after contact with the skin of colonized patients
    Usha Stiefel
    Research Service, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:185-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of patient participation in a patient empowerment initiative to improve hand hygiene practices in a Veterans Affairs medical center
    Victoria Lent
    Infection Control Department, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:117-20. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Skin and environmental contamination with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among carriers identified clinically versus through active surveillance
    Shelley Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1423-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint What is on that keyboard? Detecting hidden environmental reservoirs of Clostridium difficile during an outbreak associated with North American pulsed-field gel electrophoresis type 1 strains
    Donald M Dumford
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:15-9. 2009

Collaborators

  • Curtis J Donskey
  • Usha Stiefel
  • Victoria Lent
  • Shelley Chang
  • Donald M Dumford
  • Ajay K Sethi
  • Michelle M Nerandzic
  • Elizabeth C Eckstein
  • Rachel Budavich
  • Alan S Cameron
  • Jennifer L Cadnum

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Reduction of Clostridium Difficile and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus contamination of environmental surfaces after an intervention to improve cleaning methods
    Brittany C Eckstein
    Research Service, Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:61. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint Contamination of hands with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after contact with environmental surfaces and after contact with the skin of colonized patients
    Usha Stiefel
    Research Service, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:185-7. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that contaminated surfaces may be an important source of MRSA transmission...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of patient participation in a patient empowerment initiative to improve hand hygiene practices in a Veterans Affairs medical center
    Victoria Lent
    Infection Control Department, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:117-20. 2009
    ..In patient empowerment initiatives, patients are encouraged to ask caregivers if they have washed their hands. However, relatively little is known about the willingness of patients to participate in such initiatives...
  4. doi request reprint Skin and environmental contamination with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among carriers identified clinically versus through active surveillance
    Shelley Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1423-8. 2009
    ..aureus carriage was identified clinically, which suggests that strategies to limit transmission must address colonized patients, as well as infected patients...
  5. doi request reprint What is on that keyboard? Detecting hidden environmental reservoirs of Clostridium difficile during an outbreak associated with North American pulsed-field gel electrophoresis type 1 strains
    Donald M Dumford
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:15-9. 2009
    ..However, less information is available regarding the frequency of contamination of environmental surfaces outside of CDI isolation rooms...