Brandi Limbago

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates collected in 2005 and 2006 from patients with invasive disease: a population-based analysis
    Brandi Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1344-51. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Impact of changes in Clostridium difficile testing practices on stool rejection policies and C. difficile positivity rates across multiple laboratories in the United States
    Jessica Cohen
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:632-4. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with healthcare-associated infections: summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009-2010
    Dawn M Sievert
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1-14. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Complete restriction of fluoroquinolone use to control an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection at a community hospital
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:264-72. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Development of a consensus method for culture of Clostridium difficile from meat and its use in a survey of U.S. retail meats
    Brandi Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Food Microbiol 32:448-51. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of beta-lactam nonsusceptible Gram-negative bacilli and use and interpretation of current susceptibility breakpoints: a survey of infectious disease physicians
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:316-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors associated with vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus precursor organism colonization among patients with chronic lower-extremity wounds in Southeastern Michigan
    Pritish K Tosh
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:954-60. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Impact of Changes in Clostridium difficile Testing Practices on Stool Rejection Policies and C. difficile Positivity Rates across Multiple Laboratories in the United States
    Jessica Cohen
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:632-4. 2014
  9. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization of the groin and risk for clinical infection among HIV-infected adults
    Philip J Peters
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:623-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile in food and domestic animals: a new foodborne pathogen?
    L Hannah Gould
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:577-82. 2010

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Publications11

  1. pmc Characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates collected in 2005 and 2006 from patients with invasive disease: a population-based analysis
    Brandi Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1344-51. 2009
    ..6%), in addition to beta-lactam agents. This collection provides a reference collection of MRSA isolates associated with invasive disease, collected in 2005 and 2006 in the United States, for future comparison and ongoing studies...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of changes in Clostridium difficile testing practices on stool rejection policies and C. difficile positivity rates across multiple laboratories in the United States
    Jessica Cohen
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:632-4. 2014
    ..difficile positivity rates. Of the laboratories with complete surveys, 51 (43%) reported using NAAT in 2011. Laboratories using NAAT had stricter rejection policies and increased positivity rates. ..
  3. doi request reprint Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with healthcare-associated infections: summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009-2010
    Dawn M Sievert
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1-14. 2013
    ..To describe antimicrobial resistance patterns for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) during 2009-2010...
  4. doi request reprint Complete restriction of fluoroquinolone use to control an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection at a community hospital
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:264-72. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Development of a consensus method for culture of Clostridium difficile from meat and its use in a survey of U.S. retail meats
    Brandi Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Food Microbiol 32:448-51. 2012
    ..Retail meat products (N = 1755) were cultured for C. difficile over 12 months during 2010-2011 at 9 U.S. FoodNet sites. No C. difficile was recovered, although other clostridia were isolated...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of beta-lactam nonsusceptible Gram-negative bacilli and use and interpretation of current susceptibility breakpoints: a survey of infectious disease physicians
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:316-9. 2011
    ..Many reported encountering resistant Enterobacteriaceae; respondents generally favored a more conservative interpretation of antimicrobial susceptibility results...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors associated with vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus precursor organism colonization among patients with chronic lower-extremity wounds in Southeastern Michigan
    Pritish K Tosh
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:954-60. 2013
    ..VRSA infections develop when the vanA gene from vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) transfers to S. aureus. Inc18-like plasmids in VRE and pSK41-like plasmids in S. aureus appear to be important precursors to this transfer...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of Changes in Clostridium difficile Testing Practices on Stool Rejection Policies and C. difficile Positivity Rates across Multiple Laboratories in the United States
    Jessica Cohen
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:632-4. 2014
    ..difficile positivity rates. Of the laboratories with complete surveys, 51 (43%) reported using NAAT in 2011. Laboratories using NAAT had stricter rejection policies and increased positivity rates. ..
  9. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization of the groin and risk for clinical infection among HIV-infected adults
    Philip J Peters
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:623-9. 2013
    ..8) and a history of MRSA infection (adjusted risk ratio 3.1). MRSA prevention strategies that can effectively prevent or eliminate groin colonization are likely necessary to reduce clinical infections in this population...
  10. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile in food and domestic animals: a new foodborne pathogen?
    L Hannah Gould
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:577-82. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the available data on C. difficile in animals and food and discusses the potential for foodborne transmission of this pathogen...
  11. pmc Comparison of seven techniques for typing international epidemic strains of Clostridium difficile: restriction endonuclease analysis, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, PCR-ribotyping, multilocus sequence typing, multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat an
    George Killgore
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:431-7. 2008
    ..All techniques appear to be capable of detecting outbreak strains, but only REA and MLVA showed sufficient discrimination to distinguish strains from different outbreaks...