R M Klevens

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of partner risk and secondary transmission of HIV
    R M Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Surveillance Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:277-81. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Sampling for collection of central line-day denominators in surveillance of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections
    R M Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:338-42. 2006
  3. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and healthcare risk factors
    R Monina Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1991-3. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 298:1763-71. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Dialysis Surveillance Report: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)-data summary for 2006
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Semin Dial 21:24-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The impact of antimicrobial-resistant, health care-associated infections on mortality in the United States
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:927-30. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a primer for dentists
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1328-37. 2008
  8. pmc Population-based surveillance for hepatitis C virus, United States, 2006-2007
    R Monina Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1499-502. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The evolving epidemiology of hepatitis a in the United States: incidence and molecular epidemiology from population-based surveillance, 2005-2007
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G 37, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1811-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in intensive care units in US hospitals, 1992-2003
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:389-91. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of partner risk and secondary transmission of HIV
    R M Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Surveillance Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:277-81. 2001
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  2. ncbi request reprint Sampling for collection of central line-day denominators in surveillance of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections
    R M Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:338-42. 2006
    ..To determine the feasibility of estimating the number of central line-days at a hospital from a sample of months or individual days in a year, for surveillance of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections...
  3. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and healthcare risk factors
    R Monina Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1991-3. 2006
    ..Of patients with HRFs, 18%-28% had a "community-associated" strain, primarily USA300; of patients without HRFs, 26% had a "healthcare-associated" strain, typically USA100...
  4. ncbi request reprint Invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 298:1763-71. 2007
    ..As the epidemiology of infections with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) changes, accurate information on the scope and magnitude of MRSA infections in the US population is needed...
  5. doi request reprint Dialysis Surveillance Report: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)-data summary for 2006
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Semin Dial 21:24-8. 2008
    ..g., coagulase-negative staphylococci). In 2007, enrollment in NHSN opened to all providers of outpatient hemodialysis. Specific information is available at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/nhsn_FAQenrollment.html...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of antimicrobial-resistant, health care-associated infections on mortality in the United States
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:927-30. 2008
    ..The proportion of antimicrobial-resistant infections increased, but there was no change in the relative risk of death between the 2 periods...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a primer for dentists
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1328-37. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Population-based surveillance for hepatitis C virus, United States, 2006-2007
    R Monina Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1499-502. 2009
    ..Staff reviewed 4 laboratory reports per new case. Local surveillance data can document the effects of disease, support linkage to care, and help prevent secondary transmission...
  9. doi request reprint The evolving epidemiology of hepatitis a in the United States: incidence and molecular epidemiology from population-based surveillance, 2005-2007
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G 37, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1811-8. 2010
    ..We describe recent incidence and characteristics of cases of HAV disease from 6 US sites conducting hepatitis surveillance in the Emerging Infections Program...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in intensive care units in US hospitals, 1992-2003
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:389-91. 2006
    ..9% in 1992 to 64.4% in 2003 for hospitals in the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance system. During the same period, there was a decrease in resistance rates for several non- beta -lactam drugs among the MRSA isolates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Monitoring health care workers after smallpox vaccination: findings from the Hospital Smallpox Vaccination-Monitoring System
    R Monina Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:315-9. 2005
    ..The Hospital Smallpox Vaccination Monitoring System (HSVMS) was 1 component of the smallpox vaccination plan to monitor adverse events on-site in hospitals. This report presents findings from February to August 2003...
  12. ncbi request reprint U.S. children living in and near poverty: risk of vaccine-preventable diseases
    R M Klevens
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:41-6. 2001
    ..Substantive differences in coverage with basic vaccinations have been consistently observed over time between children living in poverty and those who are not...
  13. pmc Seroprevalence of hepatitis A virus antibodies in the U.S.: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Monina Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS G 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:522-32. 2011
    ..We described seroprevalence of antibody to hepatitis A virus (anti-HAV) in the United States during 1999-2006 and compared it with seroprevalence before the availability of vaccine...
  14. ncbi request reprint Undervaccinated African-American preschoolers: a case of missed opportunities
    D Daniels
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:61-8. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Variation in vaccination coverage among children of Hispanic ancestry
    G A Herrera
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:69-74. 2001
    ..S. population; however, vaccination coverage by ancestry group has not been studied. This study explores differences in vaccination coverage among Hispanic children by ancestry group...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vaccination status of children living in rural areas in the United States: are they protected?
    S Stokley
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:55-60. 2001
    ..To estimate the vaccination coverage levels of children living in rural areas and identify statistically significant differences in coverage between children living in rural areas and their suburban and urban counterparts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vaccination visits in early childhood: just one more visit to be fully vaccinated
    E T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:32-40. 2001
    ..This study characterizes the healthcare visits at which children receive vaccinations, including the number of these visits and the number of vaccinations that are administered...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of invalid vaccine doses
    Shannon Stokley
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:34-40. 2004
    ..The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule clarified the definition of an invalid dose of vaccine as any dose administered >/=5 days before the minimum age or interval had elapsed. Any invalid dose of vaccine should be repeated...
  19. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the impact of risk adjustment for central line-days on interpretation of central line-associated bloodstream infection rates
    Jerome I Tokars
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1025-9. 2007
    ..To describe methods to assess the practical impact of risk adjustment for central line-days on the interpretation of central line-associated bloodstream infection (BSI) rates, because collecting these data is often burdensome...
  20. ncbi request reprint The completeness, validity, and timeliness of AIDS surveillance data
    R M Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E-06, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:443-9. 2001
    ..These findings might be useful for programs implementing integrated HIV and AIDS surveillance systems...
  21. ncbi request reprint Electronic reporting of infections associated with hemodialysis
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 19:37-8, 43. 2005
    ..The objective of this report is to update findings from the Dialysis Surveillance Network and describe the soon-to-be-available National Healthcare Safety Network...
  22. pmc Estimating health care-associated infections and deaths in U.S. hospitals, 2002
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS A 24, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:160-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a national estimate of the number of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and deaths in United States hospitals...
  23. doi request reprint Usefulness of antibiogram surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in outpatient pediatric populations
    Jessina C McGregor
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:70-5. 2009
    ..These data suggest that antibiograms may improve empiric therapy decision making by increasing knowledge of local outpatient prevalence of antibiotic resistance...