Rebecca Sunenshine

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Public health surveillance for coccidioidomycosis in Arizona
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1111:96-102. 2007
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint A multistate outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infection associated with contaminated intravenous magnesium sulfate from a compounding pharmacy
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arizona Dept of Health Services, 150 N 18th Ave, Ste 150, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:527-33. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Health care-associated measles outbreak in the United States after an importation: challenges and economic impact
    Sanny Y Chen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Infect Dis 203:1517-25. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Coccidioidomycosis: knowledge, attitudes, and practices among healthcare providers--Arizona, 2007
    Sanny Chen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Med Mycol 49:649-56. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A prolonged outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo infections associated with multiple locations of a restaurant chain in Phoenix, Arizona, 2008
    Minal K Patel
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Officer of Workforce and Career Development, Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 73:1858-63. 2010
  7. 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
  8. pmc Enhanced surveillance of coccidioidomycosis, Arizona, USA, 2007-2008
    Clarisse A Tsang
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona 85007, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1738-44. 2010
  9. pmc Community survey after rabies outbreaks, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
    Andrea M McCollum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:932-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Variations in positive predictive values for rapid influenza tests for 2009 pandemic influenza a (pH1N1)--Arizona, April-October 2009
    Steven A Baty
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:268-71. 2012

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Public health surveillance for coccidioidomycosis in Arizona
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1111:96-102. 2007
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  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint A multistate outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infection associated with contaminated intravenous magnesium sulfate from a compounding pharmacy
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arizona Dept of Health Services, 150 N 18th Ave, Ste 150, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:527-33. 2007
    ..An investigation was initiated to determine whether there was a common underlying cause...
  4. doi request reprint Health care-associated measles outbreak in the United States after an importation: challenges and economic impact
    Sanny Y Chen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Infect Dis 203:1517-25. 2011
    ..We investigated risk factors that might have contributed to health care-associated transmission and assessed outbreak-associated hospital costs...
  5. doi request reprint Coccidioidomycosis: knowledge, attitudes, and practices among healthcare providers--Arizona, 2007
    Sanny Chen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Med Mycol 49:649-56. 2011
    ..2-2.6). These findings demonstrate that coccidioidomycosis CME improves knowledge of disease diagnosis and management, underscoring the need for a comprehensive coccidioidomycosis education campaign for healthcare providers in Arizona...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prolonged outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo infections associated with multiple locations of a restaurant chain in Phoenix, Arizona, 2008
    Minal K Patel
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Officer of Workforce and Career Development, Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 73:1858-63. 2010
    ..This outbreak supports the potential use of inspections in identifying restaurants at high risk of outbreaks and the need to reduce contamination of raw products at the source and prevent cross-contamination at the point of service...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Enhanced surveillance of coccidioidomycosis, Arizona, USA, 2007-2008
    Clarisse A Tsang
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona 85007, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1738-44. 2010
    ..Ninety-five percent of patients interviewed met the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists clinical case definition, validating the Arizona laboratory-based case definition for surveillance in a coccidiodomycosis-endemic area...
  9. pmc Community survey after rabies outbreaks, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
    Andrea M McCollum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:932-8. 2012
    ..These results will be useful to communities experiencing rabies outbreaks as well as those at current risk...
  10. doi request reprint Variations in positive predictive values for rapid influenza tests for 2009 pandemic influenza a (pH1N1)--Arizona, April-October 2009
    Steven A Baty
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:268-71. 2012
    ..Because of reported RIDT low sensitivities (40%-62%) for 2009 pandemic influenza A (pH1N1), the hospital's report raised further concerns about the specificity and clinical utility of RIDTs...
  11. doi request reprint Missed and delayed syphilis treatment and partner elicitation: a comparison between STD clinic and non-STD clinic patients
    Sanny Y Chen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:445-51. 2009
    ..Because of increases in reported syphilis, we sought to identify factors associated with missed and delayed syphilis treatment and partner elicitation interview...
  12. pmc Testing for coccidioidomycosis among patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Douglas C Chang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1053-9. 2008
    ..However, because Coccidioides spp. testing among CAP patients was infrequent, reportable-disease data, which rely on positive diagnostic test results, greatly underestimate the true disease prevalence...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of persistent bacteremia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a survey of infectious diseases consultants
    Jeffrey C Hageman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e42-5. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile-associated disease: new challenges from an established pathogen
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:187-97. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Management of inpatients colonized or infected with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in hospitals in the United States
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:138-43. 2005
    ..S. hospitals implement these measures on a routine basis and whether infectious diseases consultants endorse their use...