Xiaoyan Song

Summary

Affiliation: Children's National Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving hand hygiene compliance in health care workers: Strategies and impact on patient outcomes
    Xiaoyan Song
    Department of Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC Division of Infectious Disease, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:e101-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of pandemic and seasonal influenza A infections in pediatric patients: were they different?
    Xiaoyan Song
    Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:25-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and economic impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization or infection on neonates in intensive care units
    Xiaoyan Song
    Children s National Medical Center and George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:177-82. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Rising economic impact of clostridium difficile-associated disease in adult hospitalized patient population
    Xiaoyan Song
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:823-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A stepwise approach to control an outbreak and ongoing transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Xiaoyan Song
    Department of Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:607-11. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Daily chlorhexidine bathing to reduce bacteraemia in critically ill children: a multicentre, cluster-randomised, crossover trial
    Aaron M Milstone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 381:1099-106. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased catheter-related bloodstream infection rates after the introduction of a new mechanical valve intravenous access port
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:67-70. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of different methods of feedback to clinicians after postprescription antimicrobial review based on the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention's 12 Steps to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance Among Hospitalized Adults
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:641-6. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Unrecognized burden of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus carriage in the pediatric intensive care unit
    Aaron M Milstone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1174-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of mortality with a bloodstream infection is higher in the less severely ill at admission
    Peter W Kim
    VA Maryland Health Care System, 100 N Greene St lower level, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:616-20. 2005

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Improving hand hygiene compliance in health care workers: Strategies and impact on patient outcomes
    Xiaoyan Song
    Department of Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC Division of Infectious Disease, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:e101-5. 2013
    ..We described a systematic process for improving hand hygiene (HH) compliance in health care providers and assessed the impact of HH on patient outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of pandemic and seasonal influenza A infections in pediatric patients: were they different?
    Xiaoyan Song
    Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:25-7. 2012
    ..6% versus 9.0%, P = 0.07) than those hospitalized for seasonal influenza A infections (n = 44), this study found no significant difference between the two comparison groups with regards of other clinical and epidemiological features...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and economic impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization or infection on neonates in intensive care units
    Xiaoyan Song
    Children s National Medical Center and George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:177-82. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the clinical and economic impact of MRSA colonization or infection on infants and to measure excess mortality, length of stay, and hospital charges attributable to MRSA...
  4. doi request reprint Rising economic impact of clostridium difficile-associated disease in adult hospitalized patient population
    Xiaoyan Song
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:823-8. 2008
    ..Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) is responsible for increased morbidity and a substantial economic burden. Incidences of CDAD, including those with a severe course of illness, have been increasing rapidly...
  5. doi request reprint A stepwise approach to control an outbreak and ongoing transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Xiaoyan Song
    Department of Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:607-11. 2010
    ..Preventing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) transmission in health care facilities where MRSA is endemic is challenging yet critical...
  6. doi request reprint Daily chlorhexidine bathing to reduce bacteraemia in critically ill children: a multicentre, cluster-randomised, crossover trial
    Aaron M Milstone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 381:1099-106. 2013
    ..Our objective was to assess whether daily bathing in chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) compared with standard bathing practices would reduce bacteraemia in critically ill children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased catheter-related bloodstream infection rates after the introduction of a new mechanical valve intravenous access port
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:67-70. 2006
    ..We report a significant increase in catheter-related bloodstream infections after the introduction of a new needle-free positive-pressure mechanical valve intravenous access port at our institution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of different methods of feedback to clinicians after postprescription antimicrobial review based on the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention's 12 Steps to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance Among Hospitalized Adults
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:641-6. 2007
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  9. doi request reprint Unrecognized burden of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus carriage in the pediatric intensive care unit
    Aaron M Milstone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1174-6. 2008
    ..This weekly surveillance enabled more accurate estimates of the incidence rates of MRSA and VRE carriage and led to an increased number of isolation-days for patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of mortality with a bloodstream infection is higher in the less severely ill at admission
    Peter W Kim
    VA Maryland Health Care System, 100 N Greene St lower level, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:616-20. 2005
    ..Health care-associated bloodstream infections are common in critically ill patients; however, investigators have had difficulty in quantifying the clinical impact of these infections given the high expected mortality among these patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii associated with pulsatile lavage wound treatment
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 292:3006-11. 2004
    ..Infection control precautions are not routinely used during the procedure and are not included in pulsatile lavage equipment package labeling...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of nosocomial vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteremia on mortality, length of stay, and costs
    Xiaoyan Song
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:251-6. 2003
    ..To determine the impact of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteremia on patient outcomes and costs by assessing mortality, excess length of stay, and charges attributable to it...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bronchoscope reprocessing and infection prevention and control: bronchoscopy-specific guidelines are needed
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 6284, USA
    Chest 125:307-14. 2004
    ..It has been recommended that bronchoscopists familiarize themselves with national recommendations for bronchoscope reprocessing practices, but the extent of guideline awareness is unclear...
  14. doi request reprint A multicenter outcomes analysis of children with severe viral respiratory infection due to human metapneumovirus
    Michael C Spaeder
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:268-72. 2013
    ..To investigate the impact of human metapneumovirus on morbidity and mortality outcomes in children with severe viral respiratory infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolving epidemiology of pediatric Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous infections in a Baltimore hospital
    Aaron E Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:717-23. 2006
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  16. doi request reprint Timing of preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis: a modifiable risk factor for deep surgical site infections after pediatric spinal fusion
    Aaron M Milstone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:704-8. 2008
    ..Risk factors for these infections among children are poorly characterized...
  17. pmc Identification and eradication of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in the neonatal intensive care unit: results of a national survey
    Aaron M Milstone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:766-8. 2010
    ..Evidence-based prevention strategies for MRSA transmission and infection are needed...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors for molecular detection of adenovirus in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients
    Theresa Watson
    Division of Cancer and Blood Disorders, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 18:1227-34. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis: use and evaluation of the pediatric health information system to assess local and national incidence
    David Siegel
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:428-30. 2011
    ..9; 95% confidence interval 1.4-2.5). Of the 51 cases listed by PHIS as tuberculosis at CNMC between 2003 and 2007, 41 represented active tuberculosis validated by internal chart review, with a positive predictive value of 80%...
  20. ncbi request reprint Low caloric intake is associated with nosocomial bloodstream infections in patients in the medical intensive care unit
    Lewis Rubinson
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:350-7. 2004
    ..To determine whether caloric intake is associated with risk of nosocomial bloodstream infection in critically ill medical patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections associated with flexible bronchoscopes
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:221-7. 2003
    ..Endoscopes, including bronchoscopes, are the medical devices most frequently associated with outbreaks of nosocomial infections. We investigated an outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections after bronchoscopic procedures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bloodstream infection in patients with cancer who are colonized with vancomycin-resistant enterococci
    Aimee K Zaas
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1139-46. 2002
    ..05-19.7), and acute renal failure (RR, 3.10; 95% CI, 1.07-8.93). Strategies for preventing VRE bloodstream infection in VRE-colonized patients with cancer should include limiting vancomycin use and, perhaps, gastrointestinal procedures...
  23. 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)...
  24. doi request reprint Implementation and impact of a consensus diagnostic and management algorithm for complicated pneumonia in children
    Dinesh Pillai
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Investig Med 59:1221-7. 2011
    ..We proposed that algorithm implementation would reduce use of computed tomography (CT) for diagnosis of pleural infection, thereby decreasing radiation exposure, without increased adverse outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint A prospective study to determine whether cover gowns in addition to gloves decrease nosocomial transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in an intensive care unit
    Arjun Srinivasan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 5425, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:424-8. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Ability of physicians to diagnose and manage illness due to category A bioterrorism agents
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2002-6. 2005
    ..Physicians' ability to diagnose and care for patients presenting after a bioterror event is unknown. The role of online case-based didactics to measure and improve knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of these patients is unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the missing-indicator method and conditional logistic regression in 1:m matched case-control studies with missing exposure values
    Xianbin Li
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:603-10. 2004
    ..Overall, compared with the missing-indicator method, conditional logistic regression provided a slight advantage in terms of bias and coverage probability, at the cost of slightly reduced statistical power and efficiency...
  28. ncbi request reprint Changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in children
    Lacey Benson
    Case Western School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1233-5. 2007
    ..To determine temporal trends in the incidence rate for Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) in a pediatric patient population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Varying rates of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea at prevention epicenter hospitals
    SeJean Sohn
    Infection Control, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:676-9. 2005
    ..Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) causes substantial healthcare-associated morbidity. Unlike other common healthcare-associated pathogens, little comparative information is available about CDAD rates in hospitalized patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for surveillance of Clostridium difficile-associated disease
    L Clifford McDonald
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:140-5. 2007
    ..However, the understanding of the magnitude of and reasons for this change is currently hampered by the lack of standardized surveillance methods...
  31. 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...