N D Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating the accuracy of sampling to estimate central line-days: simplification of the national healthcare safety network surveillance methods
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:221-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Investigating systematic misclassification of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) to secondary bloodstream infection during health care-associated infection reporting
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:56-9. 2013
  4. pmc "Never events": hepatitis B outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from unsafe practices during assisted monitoring of blood glucose, 2009-2010
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:1396-402. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Nonhospital health care-associated hepatitis B and C virus transmission: United States, 1998-2008
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:33-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated hepatitis C virus transmission among patients in an abdominal organ transplant center
    N D Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:324-9. 2009
  7. pmc Eliminating the blood: ongoing outbreaks of hepatitis B virus infection and the need for innovative glucose monitoring technologies
    Nicola D Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:283-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of the potential for bloodborne pathogen transmission associated with diabetes care practices in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, Pinellas County
    Nicola D Thompson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:914-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating the accuracy of sampling to estimate central line-days: simplification of the national healthcare safety network surveillance methods
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:221-8. 2013
    ..Conclusions. Sampling to obtain estimated CLD is a valid alternative to daily data collection for a large proportion of locations. Development of a sampling guideline for NHSN users is underway...
  3. doi request reprint Investigating systematic misclassification of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) to secondary bloodstream infection during health care-associated infection reporting
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:56-9. 2013
    ..CLABSI rates decreased over the 2-year analysis period, but the authors found no evidence of increasing secondary BSI rates, suggesting that systematic case misclassification is not widespread...
  4. pmc "Never events": hepatitis B outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from unsafe practices during assisted monitoring of blood glucose, 2009-2010
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:1396-402. 2011
    ..Here, we highlight several outbreaks and patient notifications due to AMBG, discuss prevention initiatives, and highlight gaps that remain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nonhospital health care-associated hepatitis B and C virus transmission: United States, 1998-2008
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:33-9. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated hepatitis C virus transmission among patients in an abdominal organ transplant center
    N D Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:324-9. 2009
    ..We investigated the scope, source, and mode of HCV transmission within a transplant center after incident HCV infection was identified in 2 patients who had liver transplantation in late 2006...
  7. pmc Eliminating the blood: ongoing outbreaks of hepatitis B virus infection and the need for innovative glucose monitoring technologies
    Nicola D Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:283-8. 2009
    ..In settings where multiple persons require assistance with blood glucose monitoring, opportunities for bloodborne pathogen transmission may exist...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of the potential for bloodborne pathogen transmission associated with diabetes care practices in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, Pinellas County
    Nicola D Thompson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:914-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate and characterize routine blood glucose monitoring practices in nursing homes and assisted living facilities (ALFs)...