Arjun Srinivasan

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The power of policy change, federal collaboration, and state coordination in healthcare-associated infection prevention
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:426-31. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Influential outbreaks of healthcare‐associated infections in the past decade
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:S70-2. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Engaging hospitalists in antimicrobial stewardship: the CDC perspective
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:S31-3. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex among ventilated pediatric patients linked to hospital sinks
    Cynthia A Lucero
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:775-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint An outbreak of postoperative gram-negative bacterial endophthalmitis associated with contaminated trypan blue ophthalmic solution
    Rebecca Sunenshine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1580-3. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Pseudomonas fluorescens bloodstream infection after exposure to contaminated heparinized saline flush prepared by a compounding pharmacy
    Mark D Gershman
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1372-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infections caused by contamination of prefilled heparin and isotonic sodium chloride solution syringes
    David Blossom
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1705-11. 2009
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia bloodstream infection at an outpatient hematology and oncology practice
    Karon Abe
    Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1311-3. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Puerto Rico associated with a novel carbapenemase variant
    Christopher J Gregory
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:476-84. 2010

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. doi request reprint The power of policy change, federal collaboration, and state coordination in healthcare-associated infection prevention
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:426-31. 2012
    ..The collaboration and action generated by these state and federal efforts have helped accelerate HAI prevention across the United States...
  2. doi request reprint Influential outbreaks of healthcare‐associated infections in the past decade
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:S70-2. 2010
    ..This article describes some of the most influential outbreaks of healthcare‐associated infections in the past decade that serve as excellent illustrations of this point...
  3. doi request reprint Engaging hospitalists in antimicrobial stewardship: the CDC perspective
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:S31-3. 2011
    ..I believe that hospitalists must play an important role in advancing antimicrobial stewardship...
  4. doi request reprint Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex among ventilated pediatric patients linked to hospital sinks
    Cynthia A Lucero
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:775-8. 2011
    ..Hospital tap water used during oral and tracheostomy care was identified as the most likely mechanism for transmission...
  5. doi request reprint An outbreak of postoperative gram-negative bacterial endophthalmitis associated with contaminated trypan blue ophthalmic solution
    Rebecca Sunenshine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1580-3. 2009
    ..Contamination of compounded medications should be considered when investigating outbreaks of postoperative endophthalmitis...
  6. doi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Pseudomonas fluorescens bloodstream infection after exposure to contaminated heparinized saline flush prepared by a compounding pharmacy
    Mark D Gershman
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1372-9. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infections caused by contamination of prefilled heparin and isotonic sodium chloride solution syringes
    David Blossom
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1705-11. 2009
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia bloodstream infection at an outpatient hematology and oncology practice
    Karon Abe
    Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1311-3. 2007
    ..Though we did not identify the source of the organism, our findings support the hypothesis that cross-contamination of multidose medications through the use of the same needle and syringe was a contributing factor...
  10. doi request reprint Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Puerto Rico associated with a novel carbapenemase variant
    Christopher J Gregory
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:476-84. 2010
    ..Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) is resistant to almost all antimicrobial agents, and CRKP infections are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa surgical site infections after arthroscopic procedures: Texas, 2009
    Pritish K Tosh
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1179-86. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Epidemiologic investigation of a 2007 outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infection in Texas caused by contamination of syringes prefilled with heparin and saline
    John R Su
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:593-5. 2009
    ..This report underscores the crucial contributions that epidemiologic studies can make to investigations of outbreaks that are possibly product related...
  13. doi request reprint A cluster of mucormycosis infections in hematology patients: challenges in investigation and control of invasive mold infections in high-risk patient populations
    Eloisa Llata
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:72-80. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Multidrug resistance among gram-negative pathogens that caused healthcare-associated infections reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2006-2008
    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
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:528-31. 2010
    ..The pooled mean percentage of resistance varied by the definition used; however, multidrug resistance was relatively common and widespread...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint A national outbreak of Ralstonia mannitolilytica associated with use of a contaminated oxygen-delivery device among pediatric patients
    Michael A Jhung
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE MS A 24, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 119:1061-8. 2007
    ..Ralstonia are waterborne bacilli that have been implicated in hospital-acquired infections. We initiated an investigation to determine the source of the outbreak and implement infection control and prevention measures...
  17. pmc Severe community-acquired pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus, 2003-04 influenza season
    Jeffrey C Hageman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:894-9. 2006
    ..In communities with a high prevalence of MRSA, empiric therapy of severe CAP during periods of high influenza activity should include consideration for MRSA...
  18. doi request reprint Catheter-related polymicrobial bloodstream infections among pediatric bone marrow transplant outpatients--Atlanta, Georgia, 2007
    Petra Wiersma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:522-7. 2010
    ..To identify risk factors for polymicrobial bloodstream infections (BSIs) in pediatric bone marrow transplant (BMT) outpatients attending a newly constructed clinic affiliated with a children's hospital...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Outbreak of cystoscopy related infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa: New Mexico, 2007
    Aaron M Wendelboe
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 180:588-92; discussion 592. 2008
    ..Personnel at the New Mexico Department of Health investigated a Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak potentially associated with outpatient cystoscopy performed by a urologist during January 1 to April 22, 2007...
  21. doi request reprint Infection control assessment of ambulatory surgical centers
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 303:2273-9. 2010
    ..The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) piloted an infection control audit tool in a sample of ASC inspections to assess facility adherence to recommended practices...
  22. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia associated with contamination of albuterol and nasal spray
    Concepcion F Estivariz
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Chest 130:1346-53. 2006
    ..In March 2004, we investigated a hospital outbreak of Bcc possibly associated with a contaminated nasal spray...
  23. doi request reprint Investigation of increased rates of isolation of Bacillus species
    Elissa Meites
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1257-63. 2010
    ..In 2007-2008, several US hospitals reported summertime increases in the number of clinical blood cultures positive for Bacillus species, which are common environmental bacteria...
  24. doi request reprint Outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream and central nervous system infections after interventional pain management procedures
    Adam L Cohen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:374-80. 2008
    ..To determine the cause of an outbreak of Serratia marcescens infections in patients after interventional pain management procedures at an outpatient pain clinic...
  25. doi request reprint Risk of infections associated with improperly reprocessed transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy equipment
    Fernanda Lessa
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:289-93. 2008
    ..An investigation was initiated to assess the risks of transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and bacteria during prostate biopsies...
  26. pmc Multiphasic approach reveals genetic diversity of environmental and patient isolates of Mycobacterium mucogenicum and Mycobacterium phocaicum associated with an outbreak of bacteremias at a Texas hospital
    Robert C Cooksey
    Mycobacteriology Laboratory Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop F08, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2480-7. 2008
    ..S. hospital. The investigation highlights important differences in the available typing methods for mycobacteria and demonstrates the genetic diversity of these organisms even within narrow confines of time and space...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Health care transmission of a newly emergent adenovirus serotype in health care personnel at a military hospital in Texas, 2007
    Fernanda C Lessa
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1759-65. 2009
    ..From April through June 2007, 15 trainees at one base were hospitalized for pneumonia due to Ad14. Subsequent reports of febrile respiratory illness among health care personnel suggested nosocomial transmission...
  29. doi request reprint Trends in catheter-associated urinary tract infections in adult intensive care units-United States, 1990-2007
    Deron C Burton
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:748-56. 2011
    ..The CAUTI prevention guidelines of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee were recently revised...
  30. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections after transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy
    Jennifer L Gillespie
    Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Urology 69:912-4. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of cutaneous Rhizopus arrhizus infection associated with karaya ostomy bags
    Mysheika LeMaile-Williams
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333 USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e83-8. 2006
    ..We investigated an outbreak involving 2 patients hospitalized at hospital A with cutaneous Rhizopus arrhizus (oryzae) infections of surgically created stomas...
  32. pmc Molecular epidemiology of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in the United States: clonal expansion of multilocus sequence type 258
    Brandon Kitchel
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:3365-70. 2009
    ..Restriction analysis of plasmid DNA prepared from transformants revealed a diversity of band patterns, suggesting the presence of different plasmids harboring the bla(KPC) gene, even among isolates of the same ST...
  33. pmc Comparison of risk factors for recovery of Acinetobacter baumannii during outbreaks at two Kentucky hospitals, 2006
    Suzanne F Beavers
    Kentucky Department for Public Health, Frankfort, KY, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:868-74. 2009
    ..We investigated A. baumannii outbreaks at two Kentucky hospitals to find risk factors for Acinetobacter acquisition in hospitalized patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hospital preparedness for severe acute respiratory syndrome in the United States: views from a national survey of infectious diseases consultants
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:272-4. 2004
    ..Recent draft guidance on SARS preparedness from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may help address some of these issues...
  35. ncbi request reprint A survey of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of house staff physicians from various specialties concerning antimicrobial use and resistance
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1451-6. 2004
    ..Examination of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of house staff physicians will be important in developing interventions to improve antimicrobial use and prevent resistance...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective trial of a novel, silicone-based, silver-coated foley catheter for the prevention of nosocomial urinary tract infections
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:38-43. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of silicone-based, silver ion-impregnated urinary catheters in the prevention of nosocomial urinary tract infections (NUTIs)...
  37. doi request reprint Evaluation of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification Codes for reporting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections at a hospital in Illinois
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:463-8. 2010
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  38. ncbi request reprint Role of acid-suppressing medications during a sustained outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis infection in a long-term care facility
    Anna Bowen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1202-5. 2007
    ..Among vulnerable populations, the risks and benefits of acid-suppressing medications should be considered carefully before use...
  39. doi request reprint Bloodstream infections in patients given treatment with intravenous prostanoids
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:342-9. 2008
    ..An investigation was conducted to determine rates of prostanoid-associated BSI in this patient population and possible risk factors for infection...
  40. ncbi request reprint Streptococcal meningitis following myelogram procedures
    Jennifer Hsu
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:614-7. 2007
    ..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use of face masks by those performing myelograms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Invasive group-A streptococcal infection in an allograft recipient. A case report
    Ellen H Lee
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Career Development Division, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2044-7. 2007
  42. doi request reprint Investigation of an outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A virus (H1N1) infections among healthcare personnel in a Chicago hospital
    Shelley S Magill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:611-5. 2011
    ..Eleven (55%) of HCP with pH1N1 infection worked for 1 day or more after the onset of illness. Personnel working with mild illness may have contributed to transmission among HCP...
  43. doi request reprint Multistate outbreak of toxic anterior segment syndrome, 2005
    Preeta K Kutty
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PHS DHHS, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:585-90. 2008
    ..To present the findings of an outbreak of toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS)...
  44. pmc Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter infection mortality rate and length of hospitalization
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:97-103. 2007
    ..5, 95% CI 1.2-5.4 and OR 4.2, 95% CI 1.5-11.6] respectively). Increased hospitalization associated with MDR Acinetobacter infection emphasizes the need for infection control strategies to prevent cross-transmission in healthcare settings...
  45. doi request reprint Implementing a strategy for monitoring inpatient antimicrobial use among hospitals in the United States
    Scott K Fridkin
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin Infect Dis 58:401-6. 2014
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  46. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of catheter-associated Klebsiella oxytoca and Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections in an oncology chemotherapy center
    John T Watson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2639-43. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to identify the source of the outbreak and prevent further cases...
  47. ncbi request reprint Foundations of the severe acute respiratory syndrome preparedness and response plan for healthcare facilities
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1020-5. 2004
    ..To help facilities prepare for potential future cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bacterial infections associated with blood transfusion: experience and perspective of infectious diseases consultants
    Preethi L Rao
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 47:1206-11. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings: 12 Steps to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance Among Hospitalized Adults--experiences from 3 institutions
    Kristin Brinsley
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USDHHS, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:53-4. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Transmission of rabies virus from an organ donor to four transplant recipients
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, and the Epidemic Intelligence Service Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1103-11. 2005
    ..In 2004, four recipients of kidneys, a liver, and an arterial segment from a common organ donor died of encephalitis of an unknown cause...
  51. ncbi request reprint A clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among professional football players
    Sophia V Kazakova
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:468-75. 2005
    ..We investigated an outbreak of abscesses due to MRSA among members of a professional football team and examined the transmission and microbiologic characteristics of the outbreak strain...
  52. ncbi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Fusarium keratitis associated with use of a contact lens solution
    Douglas C Chang
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Career Development Division, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 296:953-63. 2006
    ..Beginning in March 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention received multiple reports of Fusarium keratitis among contact lens wearers...
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Current epidemiology of multidrug‐resistant gram‐negative bacilli in the United States
    Alexander J Kallen
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:S51-4. 2010
    ..This synopsis reviews the incidence of multidrug resistance among gram‐negative bacilli in the United States and describes emerging issues in their epidemiology...