Priti R Patel

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infections from a contaminated radiopharmaceutical used in myocardial perfusion studies
    Priti R Patel
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 296:2005-11. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Bloodstream infection rates in outpatient hemodialysis facilities participating in a collaborative prevention effort: a quality improvement report
    Priti R Patel
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:322-30. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology, surveillance, and prevention of hepatitis C virus infections in hemodialysis patients
    Priti R Patel
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:371-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology, surveillance, and prevention of bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients
    Priti R Patel
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:566-77. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Developing a broader approach to management of infection control breaches in health care settings
    Priti R Patel
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:685-90. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections at an outpatient hemodialysis facility: the importance of infection control competencies
    Agam K Rao
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 40:101-10, 164; quiz 111. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus transmission in hemodialysis units: importance of infection control practices and aseptic technique
    Nicola D Thompson
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:900-3. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A group-randomized evaluation of a quality improvement intervention to improve influenza vaccination rates in dialysis centers
    T Christopher Bond
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:283-90. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Patient notification for bloodborne pathogen testing due to unsafe injection practices in the US health care settings, 2001-2011
    Alice Y Guh
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Med Care 50:785-91. 2012
  10. doi request reprint US outbreak investigations highlight the need for safe injection practices and basic infection control
    Joseph F Perz
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Prevention and Response Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 14:137-51; x. 2010

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infections from a contaminated radiopharmaceutical used in myocardial perfusion studies
    Priti R Patel
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 296:2005-11. 2006
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission has not been reported previously in the setting of nuclear imaging studies...
  2. doi request reprint Bloodstream infection rates in outpatient hemodialysis facilities participating in a collaborative prevention effort: a quality improvement report
    Priti R Patel
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:322-30. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the impact of a set of interventions on BSI and access-related BSI rates in participating facilities using data reported to the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)...
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology, surveillance, and prevention of hepatitis C virus infections in hemodialysis patients
    Priti R Patel
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:371-8. 2010
    ..This article describes the current epidemiology of HCV infection in US maintenance hemodialysis patients and prevention practices to decrease its incidence and transmission...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology, surveillance, and prevention of bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients
    Priti R Patel
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:566-77. 2010
    ..This article describes the current epidemiology of BSIs in hemodialysis patients and effective prevention strategies to decrease the incidence of these devastating infections...
  5. doi request reprint Developing a broader approach to management of infection control breaches in health care settings
    Priti R Patel
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:685-90. 2008
    ..We describe an approach to management of these incidents that focuses on risk of bloodborne pathogen transmission and the role of public health and other stakeholders to inform patient notification and testing decisions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections at an outpatient hemodialysis facility: the importance of infection control competencies
    Agam K Rao
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 40:101-10, 164; quiz 111. 2013
    ..Improved infection control education and training for all hemodialysis facility staff is an important component of assuring adherence to appropriate procedures and preventing future outbreaks...
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus transmission in hemodialysis units: importance of infection control practices and aseptic technique
    Nicola D Thompson
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:900-3. 2009
    ..Fastidious attention to aseptic technique and infection control precautions are essential to prevent HCV transmission...
  8. doi request reprint A group-randomized evaluation of a quality improvement intervention to improve influenza vaccination rates in dialysis centers
    T Christopher Bond
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:283-90. 2011
    ..Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are at high risk of complications from influenza, but many dialysis centers report <50% influenza immunization coverage...
  9. doi request reprint Patient notification for bloodborne pathogen testing due to unsafe injection practices in the US health care settings, 2001-2011
    Alice Y Guh
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Med Care 50:785-91. 2012
    ..Evidence of such infection control lapses has resulted in patient notifications, but the scope and magnitude of these events have not been well characterized...
  10. doi request reprint US outbreak investigations highlight the need for safe injection practices and basic infection control
    Joseph F Perz
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Prevention and Response Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 14:137-51; x. 2010
    ..This article highlights the importance of basic infection control and the need for increased awareness of safe injection practices...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint Preventing infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 35, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 8:643-55. 2010
    ..In this article, we review many of the current infection control challenges facing outpatient dialysis centers and discuss recommended infection control policies and practices aimed at combating these challenges...
  13. doi request reprint Severe methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infections associated with epidural injections at an outpatient pain clinic
    Rachel Radcliffe
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:144-9. 2012
    ..In May 2009, 3 patients were hospitalized with severe methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) infections after receiving epidural injections at a West Virginia outpatient pain clinic...
  14. doi request reprint Preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections outside the intensive care unit: expanding prevention to new settings
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:335-41. 2010
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  15. pmc Outbreak of adverse reactions associated with contaminated heparin
    David B Blossom
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:2674-84. 2008
    ..Preliminary findings suggested that heparin was a possible cause of the reactions...
  16. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infections from unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2007-2008
    Gayle E Fischer
    National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:267-73. 2010
    ..In January 2008, 3 persons with acute hepatitis C who all underwent endoscopy at a single facility in Nevada were identified...
  17. doi request reprint Health care-associated invasive MRSA infections, 2005-2008
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 304:641-8. 2010
    ..Whether there have been changes in MRSA infection incidence as these programs become established is unknown; however, recent data have shown that rates of MRSA bloodstream infections (BSIs) in intensive care units are decreasing...
  18. doi request reprint Persistence of long-term immunity to hepatitis B among adolescents immunized at birth
    Sandra S Chaves
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 30:1644-9. 2012
    ..Future vaccine recommendations should be based on studies ascertaining protection against clinically significant disease...
  19. doi request reprint Decolonization to prevent infections with Staphylococcus aureus in patients undergoing hemodialysis: a review of current evidence
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Semin Dial 24:533-9. 2011
    ..This brief review describes the current epidemiology of S.aureus infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis and reviews the evidence surrounding decolonization as an infection prevention strategy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus transmissions associated with a portable dental clinic, West Virginia, 2009
    Rachel A Radcliffe
    Dr Radcliffe was with the Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, when the investigation described in this article was conducted She now is a program manager, Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:1110-8. 2013
    ..Although hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in dental settings is rare, in 2009 a cluster of acute HBV infections was reported among attendees of a two-day portable dental clinic in West Virginia...
  21. doi request reprint Vascular access hemorrhages contribute to deaths among hemodialysis patients
    Katherine D Ellingson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Kidney Int 82:686-92. 2012
    ..Psychosocial factors and anticoagulant medications were not significant risk factors. Effective strategies to control vascular access hemorrhage in the home and further delineation of warning signs are needed...
  22. doi request reprint Association of standing-order policies with vaccination rates in dialysis clinics: a US-based cross-sectional study
    T Christopher Bond
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:86-94. 2009
    ..Quality improvement efforts for this patient population include assessment of institutional policies and practices that may increase vaccination rates for influenza, hepatitis B, and pneumococcal disease...
  23. doi request reprint Assessment of management policies and practices for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens in dialysis facilities
    Chukwuma Mbaeyi
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:617-25. 2012
    ..In 2008, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a survey to assess procedures for managing occupational bloodborne pathogen exposures in outpatient dialysis facilities in the United States...
  24. doi request reprint Emergency department visits for antibiotic-associated adverse events
    Nadine Shehab
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Detection, Preparedness, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:735-43. 2008
    ..Our objective was to estimate and compare the numbers and rates of emergency department (ED) visits for drug-related adverse events associated with systemic antibiotics in the United States by drug class, individual drug, and event type...
  25. doi request reprint Gadolinium-containing magnetic resonance imaging contrast and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a case-control study
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:966-75. 2008
    ..A cluster of patients with NSF was investigated to identify risk factors. Limited preliminary findings from this investigation were presented in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transmission of hepatitis C virus to several organ and tissue recipients from an antibody-negative donor
    Barna D Tugwell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:648-54. 2005
    ..A patient developed acute hepatitis C shortly after tissue transplantation. Ninety-one tissues or organs had been recovered from the donor...
  27. pmc SARS clinical features, United States, 2003
    Padmini Srikantiah
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:135-8. 2005
    ..Shortness of breath, vomiting, diarrhea, progressive bilateral infiltrates on chest radiograph, and need for supplemental oxygen were significantly associated with confirmed SARS-CoV infection...
  28. ncbi request reprint Preventing blood contamination in nuclear pharmacies: lessons from an outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections and contaminated 99mTc-sestamibi
    Priti R Patel
    J Nucl Med 48:1911-2; author reply 1912. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the role of recombinant erythropoietin in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
    Michelle Goveia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:725-7. 2007