Debby Ben-David

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Are there differences in hospital cost between patients with nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection and those with methicillin-susceptible S. aureus bloodstream infection?
    Debby Ben-David
    Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:453-60. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization in an intensive care unit
    B D Debby
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1811-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Potential role of active surveillance in the control of a hospital-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection
    Debby Ben-David
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:620-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Outcome of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections
    D Ben-David
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:54-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in post-acute-care facilities in Israel
    Debby Ben-David
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:845-53. 2011
  6. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a tertiary care center
    Yasmin Maor
    Infectious Disease Unit Microbiology Laboratory, Tel Aviv University, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1511-4. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Containment of a country-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Israeli hospitals via a nationally implemented intervention
    Mitchell J Schwaber
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 52:848-55. 2011
  8. pmc Molecular features of heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bacteremic patients
    Yasmin Maor
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 9:189. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission: the possible importance of unrecognized health care worker carriage
    Debby Ben-David
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:93-7. 2008
  10. pmc Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae in respiratory samples from patients with tracheostomy in a long-term-care facility
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3368-70. 2012

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Are there differences in hospital cost between patients with nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection and those with methicillin-susceptible S. aureus bloodstream infection?
    Debby Ben-David
    Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:453-60. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of methicillin resistance on in-hospital mortality, length of stay, and hospital cost after the onset of nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (BSI)...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization in an intensive care unit
    B D Debby
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1811-7. 2012
    ..Recent surgical procedures and patient severity were independently associated with CRKP acquisition...
  3. doi request reprint Potential role of active surveillance in the control of a hospital-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection
    Debby Ben-David
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:620-6. 2010
    ..The recent emergence of carbapenem resistance among Enterobacteriaceae is a major threat for hospitalized patients, and effective strategies are needed...
  4. doi request reprint Outcome of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections
    D Ben-David
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:54-60. 2012
    ..pneumoniae. Independent risk factors for infection-related mortality were Pitt bacteraemia score, Charlson score and carbapenem resistance...
  5. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in post-acute-care facilities in Israel
    Debby Ben-David
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:845-53. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence of and risk factors for carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) carriage among patients in post-acute-care facilities (PACFs) in Israel...
  6. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a tertiary care center
    Yasmin Maor
    Infectious Disease Unit Microbiology Laboratory, Tel Aviv University, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1511-4. 2007
    ..We found that hVISA bacteremia was prevalent in our institution, and we suggest seeking hVISA in patients with persistent S. aureus bacteremia...
  7. doi request reprint Containment of a country-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Israeli hospitals via a nationally implemented intervention
    Mitchell J Schwaber
    National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 52:848-55. 2011
    ..A nationwide intervention was launched to contain the outbreak and to introduce a strategy to control future dissemination of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals...
  8. pmc Molecular features of heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bacteremic patients
    Yasmin Maor
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 9:189. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the molecular features of hVISA strains isolated from bacteremic patients and to compare them to methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and methicillin sensitive S. aureus (MSSA) blood isolates...
  9. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission: the possible importance of unrecognized health care worker carriage
    Debby Ben-David
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:93-7. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the ongoing transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a 10-bed trauma intensive care unit (TICU) in a large teaching hospital...
  10. pmc Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae in respiratory samples from patients with tracheostomy in a long-term-care facility
    Amos Adler
    National Center for Infection Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3368-70. 2012
    ..However, the proportion of positive endotracheal cultures was higher than that of nasopharyngeal cultures in adults (18% versus 3%, respectively; P < 0.001) but not in children (17% in both sites)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Appropriate use of antibiotics for respiratory infections: review of recent statements and position papers
    Debby Ben-David
    The Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 15:151-6. 2002
    ..However, there is disagreement regarding the routine use of the new quinolones...