E Creamer

Summary

Affiliation: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of screening risk and nonrisk patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on admission in an acute care hospital
    Eilish Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Infect Control 40:411-5. 2012
  2. doi request reprint When are the hands of healthcare workers positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?
    E Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 75:107-11. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The contribution of beds to healthcare-associated infection: the importance of adequate decontamination
    E Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 69:8-23. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The effect of rapid screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on the identification and earlier isolation of MRSA-positive patients
    Eilish Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:374-81. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Transmission of endemic ST22-MRSA-IV on four acute hospital wards investigated using a combination of spa, dru and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing
    E Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3151-61. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of different methods to recover meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from hospital environmental surfaces
    A Dolan
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 79:227-30. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of vaporized hydrogen peroxide, Citrox and pH neutral Ecasol for decontamination of an enclosed area: a pilot study
    S Galvin
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 80:67-70. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Is it really clean? An evaluation of the efficacy of four methods for determining hospital cleanliness
    O Sherlock
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 72:140-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of infectious syphilis in the Republic of Ireland
    M Cronin
    National Disease Surveillance Centre NDSC, Dublin, Ireland
    Euro Surveill 9:14-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Implications of colonization of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in renal dialysis patients. Learning to live with it?
    H Humphreys
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 58:28-33. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of screening risk and nonrisk patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on admission in an acute care hospital
    Eilish Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Infect Control 40:411-5. 2012
    ..Screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylocccus aureus (MRSA) is advocated as part of control measures, but screening all patients on admission to hospital may not be cost-effective...
  2. doi request reprint When are the hands of healthcare workers positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?
    E Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 75:107-11. 2010
    ..004]. The isolation of MRSA from HCWs' fingertips, including after hand hygiene, indicates that more educational programmes are necessary to improve the quality of hand hygiene to prevent transmission of MRSA...
  3. doi request reprint The contribution of beds to healthcare-associated infection: the importance of adequate decontamination
    E Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 69:8-23. 2008
    ..In outbreaks, investigation should include an assessment of mattresses and pillow contamination as a critical aspect in outbreak management...
  4. doi request reprint The effect of rapid screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on the identification and earlier isolation of MRSA-positive patients
    Eilish Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:374-81. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Transmission of endemic ST22-MRSA-IV on four acute hospital wards investigated using a combination of spa, dru and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing
    E Creamer
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3151-61. 2012
    ..In the setting of highly clonal endemic MRSA, the combination of local epidemiology, PFGE, spa and dru typing provided valuable insights into MRSA transmission...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of different methods to recover meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from hospital environmental surfaces
    A Dolan
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 79:227-30. 2011
    ..Greater standardisation is required to facilitate the assessment of cleanliness of healthcare environments...
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of vaporized hydrogen peroxide, Citrox and pH neutral Ecasol for decontamination of an enclosed area: a pilot study
    S Galvin
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 80:67-70. 2012
    ..Ecasol was effective against all micro-organisms, except Clostridium difficile, while Citrox aerosols were not effective against Gram-negative bacilli...
  8. doi request reprint Is it really clean? An evaluation of the efficacy of four methods for determining hospital cleanliness
    O Sherlock
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Education and Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 72:140-6. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of infectious syphilis in the Republic of Ireland
    M Cronin
    National Disease Surveillance Centre NDSC, Dublin, Ireland
    Euro Surveill 9:14-7. 2004
    ..There is a need to improve surveillance systems in order to allow real time evaluation of interventions and ongoing monitoring of infection trends...
  10. ncbi request reprint Implications of colonization of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in renal dialysis patients. Learning to live with it?
    H Humphreys
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 58:28-33. 2004
    ....