Amit S Chitnis

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Outbreak of bacterial meningitis among patients undergoing myelography at an outpatient radiology clinic
    Amit S Chitnis
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:185-90. 2012
  2. doi Trends in Candida central line-associated bloodstream infections among NICUs, 1999-2009
    Amit S Chitnis
    Surveillance Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e46-52. 2012
  3. pmc Using PCR-based detection and genotyping to trace Streptococcus salivarius meningitis outbreak strain to oral flora of radiology physician assistant
    Velusamy Srinivasan
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32169. 2012
  4. doi Device-associated infection rates, device utilization, and antimicrobial resistance in long-term acute care hospitals reporting to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2010
    Amit S Chitnis
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:993-1000. 2012
  5. doi Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae at a long-term acute care hospital: sustained reductions in transmission through active surveillance and targeted interventions
    Amit S Chitnis
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:984-92. 2012
  6. doi Epidemiology of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection, 2009 through 2011
    Amit S Chitnis
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1359-67. 2013
  7. doi Clonally related Burkholderia contaminans among ventilated patients without cystic fibrosis
    Amy E Peterson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, KS Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:1298-300. 2013

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Publications7

  1. doi Outbreak of bacterial meningitis among patients undergoing myelography at an outpatient radiology clinic
    Amit S Chitnis
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:185-90. 2012
    ..To investigate an outbreak of bacterial meningitis at an outpatient radiology clinic (clinic A) and to determine the source and implement measures to prevent additional infections...
  2. doi Trends in Candida central line-associated bloodstream infections among NICUs, 1999-2009
    Amit S Chitnis
    Surveillance Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e46-52. 2012
    ..To assess trends in incidence of Candida spp. central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in US NICUs, 1999-2009...
  3. pmc Using PCR-based detection and genotyping to trace Streptococcus salivarius meningitis outbreak strain to oral flora of radiology physician assistant
    Velusamy Srinivasan
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32169. 2012
    ..We also demonstrate that the newly characterized strains from this study are distinct from previously characterized S. salivarius strains associated with carriage and meningitis...
  4. doi Device-associated infection rates, device utilization, and antimicrobial resistance in long-term acute care hospitals reporting to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2010
    Amit S Chitnis
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:993-1000. 2012
    ..To evaluate national data on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), device utilization, and antimicrobial resistance in long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs)...
  5. doi Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae at a long-term acute care hospital: sustained reductions in transmission through active surveillance and targeted interventions
    Amit S Chitnis
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:984-92. 2012
    ..To describe a Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) outbreak and interventions to prevent transmission...
  6. doi Epidemiology of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection, 2009 through 2011
    Amit S Chitnis
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1359-67. 2013
    ..Recent data suggest that community-associated CDI represents one-third of all C difficile cases. The epidemiology and potential sources of C difficile in the community are not fully understood...
  7. doi Clonally related Burkholderia contaminans among ventilated patients without cystic fibrosis
    Amy E Peterson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, KS Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:1298-300. 2013
    ..The investigation identified practices that might have led to contamination of patient respiratory care supplies with tap water, which might have contributed to the cluster...