Deverick J Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Statewide costs of health care-associated infections: estimates for acute care hospitals in North Carolina
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:764-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Poor functional status as a risk factor for surgical site infection due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Deverick J Anderson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:832-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Staphylococcal surgical site infections
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3605, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:53-72. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Complex surgical site infections and the devilish details of risk adjustment: important implications for public reporting
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:941-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Variation in the type and frequency of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections according to type of surgical procedure
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:701-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Seasonal variation in Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection on 4 continents
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:752-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Surgical volume and the risk of surgical site infection in community hospitals: size matters
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Surg 247:343-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The network approach for prevention of healthcare-associated infections: long-term effect of participation in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:315-22. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Skin and soft tissue infections in older adults
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3605, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 23:595-613, vii. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Underresourced hospital infection control and prevention programs: penny wise, pound foolish?
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Health, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:767-73. 2007

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. pmc Statewide costs of health care-associated infections: estimates for acute care hospitals in North Carolina
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:764-8. 2013
    ..State-specific, health care-associated infection (HAI) cost estimates have not been calculated to guide Department of Public Health efforts and investments...
  2. doi request reprint Poor functional status as a risk factor for surgical site infection due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Deverick J Anderson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:832-9. 2008
    ..To identify risk factors for surgical site infection (SSI) due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  3. doi request reprint Staphylococcal surgical site infections
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3605, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:53-72. 2009
    ..Other strategies, including decolonization and the use of vancomycin, remain controversial...
  4. doi request reprint Complex surgical site infections and the devilish details of risk adjustment: important implications for public reporting
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:941-6. 2008
    ..To validate the National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance (NNIS) risk index as a tool to account for differences in case mix when reporting rates of complex surgical site infection (SSI)...
  5. doi request reprint Variation in the type and frequency of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections according to type of surgical procedure
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:701-9. 2010
    ..To determine the epidemiological characteristics of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infection following 4 types of major surgical procedures.design. Retrospective cohort study...
  6. doi request reprint Seasonal variation in Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection on 4 continents
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:752-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the incidence of K. pneumoniae bloodstream infection (BSI) was higher during warm months...
  7. doi request reprint Surgical volume and the risk of surgical site infection in community hospitals: size matters
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Surg 247:343-9. 2008
    ..To determine if surgical volume affects the risk of surgical site infections (SSI) in community hospitals...
  8. doi request reprint The network approach for prevention of healthcare-associated infections: long-term effect of participation in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:315-22. 2011
    ..To describe the rates of several key outcomes and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) among hospitals that participated in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Skin and soft tissue infections in older adults
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3605, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 23:595-613, vii. 2007
    ..Specific community- and hospital-associated SSTIs are reviewed in this article with particular emphasis on the epidemiology, prevention, risk factors, and treatment of SSTIs in older patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Underresourced hospital infection control and prevention programs: penny wise, pound foolish?
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Health, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:767-73. 2007
    ..To estimate the cost of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in a network of 28 community hospitals and to compare this sum to the amount budgeted for infection control programs at each institution and for the entire network...
  11. pmc A 9-Year retrospective review of antibiotic cycling in a surgical intensive care unit
    Shiva Sarraf-Yazdi
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Surg Res 176:e73-8. 2012
    ..We also examined susceptibility patterns in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) where antibiotic cycling is not practiced...
  12. pmc Clinical and financial outcomes due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infection: a multi-center matched outcomes study
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e8305. 2009
    ..The clinical and financial outcomes of SSIs directly attributable to MRSA and methicillin-resistance are largely uncharacterized. Previously published data have provided conflicting conclusions...
  13. doi request reprint The deadly toll of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in community hospitals
    Keith S Kaye
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1568-77. 2008
    ..Data regarding the epidemiology, treatment, and outcomes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in rural and community hospitals are limited...
  14. ncbi request reprint Severe surgical site infection in community hospitals: epidemiology, key procedures, and the changing prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Deverick J Anderson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1047-53. 2007
    ..To characterize the epidemiology of severe (ie, nonsuperficial) surgical site infection (SSI) in community hospitals...
  15. doi request reprint Predictors of nosocomial bloodstream infections in older adults
    Keith S Kaye
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:622-7. 2011
    ..To identify predictors and construct a prediction model for nosocomial bloodstream infection (BSI) in older adults...
  16. doi request reprint Patient-days: a better measure of incidence of occupational bloodborne exposures
    Luke F Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:534-40. 2009
    ..There is currently no accepted standard denominator to calculate and to report the incidence of occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens (OEBBPs) in health care...
  17. doi request reprint Role of the environment in the transmission of Clostridium difficile in health care facilities
    David J Weber
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:S105-10. 2013
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  18. pmc Surgical site infection prophylaxis strategies for cardiothoracic surgery: a decision-analytic model
    Keith S Kaye
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University Health Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:948-55. 2012
    ..Vancomycin is used to provide MRSA coverage, but the timing of administration is challenging. Linezolid is an attractive agent for SSI prophylaxis, particularly for the prevention of SSI due to MRSA...
  19. pmc "What the eyes don't see, the heart doesn't grieve over": epidemiology and risk factors for bloodstream infections following cardiac catheterization
    Kristen V Dicks
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:837-41. 2012
    ..We proposed a novel case definition and determined the epidemiology and risk factors of BSIs after CC procedure using this new definition...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of the burdens of hospital-onset, healthcare facility-associated Clostridium difficile Infection and of healthcare-associated infection due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community hospitals
    Becky A Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:387-90. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that C. difficile has replaced MRSA as the most common etiology of HAI in community hospitals in the southeastern United States...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for gram-negative bacterial surgical site infection: do allergies to antibiotics increase risk?
    Jane V Trinh
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27704, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:440-6. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between inadequate antimicrobial prophylaxis and development of gram-negative bacterial (GNB) surgical site infection (SSI)...
  22. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with bloodstream infection due to ceftazidime-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke University Medical Center, Division of Infectious Disease, DUMC Box 3824, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:1715-20. 2006
    ..07 to 10.3). Thus, among patients with BSI due to CAZ-R K. pneumoniae, a delay in the initiation of effective therapy of greater than 72 h after BSI was associated with a >3-fold increase in mortality risk...
  23. pmc The effect of surgical site infection on older operative patients
    Keith S Kaye
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:46-54. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of surgical site infection (SSI) on mortality, duration of hospitalization, and hospital cost in older operative patients...
  24. pmc Delays in appropriate antibiotic therapy for gram-negative bloodstream infections: a multicenter, community hospital study
    Rebekah W Moehring
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76225. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the association of prior healthcare exposure on time to appropriate antibiotic therapy in patients with gram-negative BSI...
  25. pmc Utility of a clinical risk factor scoring model in predicting infection with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae on hospital admission
    Steven W Johnson
    Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:385-92. 2013
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  26. doi request reprint Validating a 3-point prediction rule for surgical site infection after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Luke F Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:64-8. 2010
    ..Investigators from Australia proposed a new, 3-point scale that assesses SSI risk on the basis of diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and body mass index...
  27. pmc Decontamination of targeted pathogens from patient rooms using an automated ultraviolet-C-emitting device
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:466-71. 2013
    ..Reductions similarly occurred in direct and indirect line of sight. CONCLUSIONS. Our data confirm that automated UV-C-emitting devices can decrease the bioburden of important pathogens in real-world settings such as hospital rooms...
  28. pmc Observing and improving hand hygiene compliance: implementation and refinement of an electronic-assisted direct-observer hand hygiene audit program
    Luke F Chen
    Duke Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:207-10. 2013
    ..We improved the reliability and utility of the data by standardizing audit processes, regularly retraining auditors, developing an audit guidance tool, and reporting weighted composite hand hygiene compliance scores...
  29. pmc Ability of an antibiogram to predict Pseudomonas aeruginosa susceptibility to targeted antimicrobials based on hospital day of isolation
    Deverick J Anderson
    Duke University, School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:589-93. 2012
    ..To determine the utility of an antibiogram in predicting the susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates to targeted antimicrobial agents based on the day of hospitalization the specimen was collected...
  30. doi request reprint Surgical site infections following bariatric surgery in community hospitals: a weighty concern?
    Joshua T Freeman
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network DICON, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3605, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Obes Surg 21:836-40. 2011
    ..Although obesity is a well-known risk factor for surgical site infection (SSI), specific risk factors for SSI among obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery (BS) have not been well-defined...
  31. doi request reprint Controlling antimicrobial resistance in the hospital
    Deverick J Anderson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:847-64, vii-viii. 2009
    ..This article describes different infection control and antibiotic management strategies that can be used to control antimicrobial resistance in hospital settings...
  32. pmc The impact of depth of infection and postdischarge surveillance on rate of surgical-site infections in a network of community hospitals
    David Y Ming
    Duke University Medical Center, Duke Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Duke Infection Control Outreach Network DICON, Duke University Prevention Epicenter Program, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:276-82. 2012
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Infectious complications following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: an automated surveillance system for detecting postprocedure bacteremia
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:592-4. 2008
    ..Because invasive procedures are performed in various outpatient and inpatient settings, novel methods are needed to conduct effective surveillance for infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infection in the elderly following orthopaedic surgery. Risk factors and outcomes
    Jeanne Lee
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, the Center for the Study of Aging, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3152, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1705-12. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for surgical site infections and to quantify the impact of these infections on health outcomes in elderly patients following orthopaedic surgery...
  35. doi request reprint Blood culture contamination with Enterococci and skin organisms: implications for surveillance definitions of primary bloodstream infections
    Joshua T Freeman
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:436-8. 2011
    ..Such isolates are probable contaminants. The specificity of the current definition of primary bloodstream infection could be increased by excluding enterococci mixed with skin organisms...
  36. doi request reprint Widespread Dissemination of CTX-M-15 Genotype Extended-Spectrum-β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae among Patients Presenting to Community Hospitals in the Southeastern United States
    Luke F Chen
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:1200-2. 2014
    ..coli, accounting for 48% of CTX-M-15-producing and 66% of CTX-M-14-producing isolates. In conclusion, the CTX-M genotype and ST131 E. coli were common among ESBL isolates from U.S. community hospitals. ..
  37. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of fidaxomicin compared with oral vancomycin for the treatment of adults with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: data from the OPT-80-003 and OPT-80-004 studies
    Luke F Chen
    Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Future Microbiol 7:677-83. 2012
    ..Despite these potential advantages, the cost-effectiveness of this expensive agent remains poorly understood...
  38. doi request reprint Emergence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community hospitals throughout North Carolina: a harbinger of a wider problem in the United States?
    Joshua T Freeman
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e30-2. 2009
    ..We report the emergence and subsequent rapid increase in the incidence of these infections in community hospitals throughout North Carolina since 2006...
  39. doi request reprint Hand hygiene noncompliance and the cost of hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Keith L Cummings
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:357-64. 2010
    ..Hand hygiene noncompliance is a major cause of nosocomial infection. Nosocomial infection cost data exist, but the effect of hand hygiene noncompliance is unknown...
  40. doi request reprint An Infection Control Program for a 2009 influenza A H1N1 outbreak in a university-based summer camp
    Ephraim L Tsalik
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolinam, USA
    J Am Coll Health 59:419-26. 2011
    ..Describe two 2009-H1N1 influenza outbreaks in university-based summer camps and the implementation of an infection control program...
  41. doi request reprint Comparison of non-intensive care unit (ICU) versus ICU rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in community hospitals
    Sarah S Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:744-7. 2013
    ..Overall, 72% of cases of CAUTI occurred in non-ICU patients, which indicates that this population is an important target for dedicated surveillance and prevention efforts...
  42. pmc Constructing unit-specific empiric treatment guidelines for catheter-related and primary bacteremia by determining the likelihood of inadequate therapy
    Megan E Davis
    Department of Pharmacy, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:416-20. 2012
    ..Our study demonstrates that LIT may reveal differences in traditional antibiograms...
  43. pmc Cluster of oseltamivir-resistant 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infections on a hospital ward among immunocompromised patients--North Carolina, 2009
    Luke F Chen
    Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:838-46. 2011
    ..Oseltamivir resistance among 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) viruses (pH1N1) is rare. We investigated a cluster of oseltamivir-resistant pH1N1 infections in a hospital ward...
  44. doi request reprint Surgical site infections
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:135-53. 2011
    ..Aggressive surgical debridement and effective antimicrobial therapy are needed to optimize the treatment of SSIs...
  45. ncbi request reprint A returning traveler with fever and rash
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1453-4, 1529-30. 2005
  46. doi request reprint The epidemiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a network of community hospitals: a prospective multicenter study
    Mi Suk Lee
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:657-62. 2013
    ..To describe the epidemiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in community hospitals...
  47. ncbi request reprint Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 31020, Durham, NC 27710
    Arch Intern Med 162:90-4. 2002
    ..Limited data exist on recent demographic and microbiological changes in infective endocarditis (IE) and the impact of these changes on patient survival...
  48. pmc Fundoplication after lung transplantation prevents the allograft dysfunction associated with reflux
    Matthew G Hartwig
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:462-8; discussion; 468-9. 2011
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in lung recipients is associated with decreased survival and attenuated allograft function. This study evaluates fundoplication in preventing GERD-related allograft dysfunction...
  49. doi request reprint Impact of change to molecular testing for Clostridium difficile infection on healthcare facility-associated incidence rates
    Rebekah W Moehring
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1055-61. 2013
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship as part of the infection prevention effort
    Rebekah W Moehring
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:592-600. 2012
    ..We believe it is critical that antimicrobial stewardship, infection control, pharmacy, information technology, and clinical microbiology work collaboratively in order to decrease the incidence of infection due to MDRO...
  51. pmc Overview of the epidemiology and the threat of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemases (KPC) resistance
    Luke F Chen
    Duke Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Durham, NC, USA Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Durham, NC, USA Duke University Prevention Epicenter Program, Durham, NC, USA Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Infect Drug Resist 5:133-41. 2012
    ..Thus, the emergence of KPC resistance is a major threat to global health. This article reviews the epidemiology and provides an overview of the dissemination of KPC-producing organisms...
  52. ncbi request reprint Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Management and Prevention
    Luke F Chen
    Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:442-50. 2011
    ..The article also summarizes current therapeutic options for CA-MRSA as well as strategies to reduce the transmission and the impact of CA-MRSA in both community and health care settings...
  53. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after isolation from urine
    Deverick J Anderson
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1504-5. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals: time for a culture change
    Luke F Chen
    Med J Aust 188:62-3; author reply 63-4. 2008
  55. doi request reprint Surgical site infections after laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies in community hospitals
    Luke F Chen
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:92-4; author reply 94-5. 2008
  56. doi request reprint Inappropriate therapy for staphylococcal infection is common and commonly fatal
    Deverick J Anderson
    Crit Care Med 36:2462-4. 2008