SARA ELIZABETH COSGROVE

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health and economic outcomes of the emergence of third-generation cephalosporin resistance in Enterobacter species
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, The John Hopkins Hospital, 1830 E Monument St, Room 9020, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:185-90. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among healthcare workers in an outpatient clinic
    Cecilia P Johnston
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1133-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Outbreak management and implications of a nosocomial norovirus outbreak
    Cecilia P Johnston
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:534-40. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of postprescription review and feedback as a method of promoting rational antimicrobial use: a multicenter intervention
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:374-80. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Caveat emptor: the role of suboptimal bronchoscope repair practices by a third-party vendor in a pseudo-outbreak of pseudomonas in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:224-9. 2012
  6. pmc Clinical outcomes of seasonal influenza and pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in pediatric inpatients
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Suite 3150 Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:72. 2010
  7. pmc Comparative effectiveness of nafcillin or cefazolin versus vancomycin in methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Marin L Schweizer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:279. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia on patient outcomes: mortality, length of stay, and hospital charges
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:166-74. 2005
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between antimicrobial resistance and patient outcomes: mortality, length of hospital stay, and health care costs
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:S82-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Health and economic outcomes of the emergence of third-generation cephalosporin resistance in Enterobacter species
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, The John Hopkins Hospital, 1830 E Monument St, Room 9020, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:185-90. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the clinical and economic impact of the emergence of third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacter species...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among healthcare workers in an outpatient clinic
    Cecilia P Johnston
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1133-6. 2006
    ..Cultures of environmental samples from multiple surfaces in the clinic grew toxin-producing CA-MRSA strains, suggesting fomites may play a role in the transmission of these strains of MRSA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outbreak management and implications of a nosocomial norovirus outbreak
    Cecilia P Johnston
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:534-40. 2007
    ..We describe a norovirus outbreak and its control in a tertiary care hospital during February-May 2004...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of postprescription review and feedback as a method of promoting rational antimicrobial use: a multicenter intervention
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:374-80. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of postprescription review of broad-spectrum antimicrobial (study-ABX) agents on rates of antimicrobial use...
  5. doi request reprint Caveat emptor: the role of suboptimal bronchoscope repair practices by a third-party vendor in a pseudo-outbreak of pseudomonas in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:224-9. 2012
    ..To describe a pseudo-outbreak associated with loose bronchoscope biopsy ports caused by inadequate bronchoscope repair practices by third-party vendors and to alert healthcare personnel to assess bronchoscope repair practices...
  6. pmc Clinical outcomes of seasonal influenza and pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in pediatric inpatients
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Suite 3150 Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:72. 2010
    ..Although influenza pandemics have the possibility of resulting in considerable illness, we must not ignore the impact that we can experience annually with SI...
  7. pmc Comparative effectiveness of nafcillin or cefazolin versus vancomycin in methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Marin L Schweizer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:279. 2011
    ..The outcome of interest for this study was 30-day in-hospital mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia on patient outcomes: mortality, length of stay, and hospital charges
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:166-74. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus on mortality, length of hospitalization, and hospital charges...
  9. 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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  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between antimicrobial resistance and patient outcomes: mortality, length of hospital stay, and health care costs
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:S82-9. 2006
    ..Strategies to prevent nosocomial emergence and spread of antimicrobial-resistant organisms are essential...
  11. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin
    S E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:539-45. 2004
    ..Next, we describe the mechanisms of resistance and methods of laboratory detection of the organisms. Finally, we address infection control and management issues associated with isolation of VISA and VRSA...
  12. doi request reprint Initial low-dose gentamicin for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis is nephrotoxic
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:713-21. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the association between this practice and nephrotoxicity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Optimizing therapy for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 28:624-31. 2007
    ..aureus endocarditis is life threatening. Selection of an appropriate antibiotic regimen is also an essential factor for optimal management...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mortality associated with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a meta-analysis
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:53-9. 2003
    ..54-2.42; P<.001); significant heterogeneity was present. We explored the reasons for heterogeneity by means of subgroup analyses. MRSA bacteremia is associated with significantly higher mortality rate than is MSSA bacteremia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcomes with daptomycin versus standard therapy for osteoarticular infections associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    T Lalani
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:177-82. 2008
    ..To evaluate the clinical characteristics, treatment and outcomes of patients with osteoarticular infections (OAIs) associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus colonization among healthcare workers at a tertiary care hospital
    Cecilia P Johnston
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1404-7. 2007
    ..aureus (MRSA) was 2%. The incidence of MRSA colonization was extremely low. This study suggests that the risk of MRSA transmission to healthcare workers is low in a hospital where MRSA is endemic...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of evaluation modules for use in hospital disaster drills
    Mollie W Jenckes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:87-95. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Serratia marcescens infection in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:418-23. 2008
    ..We report the investigation and control of an outbreak of multidrug-resistant (MDR) S. marcescens infection at an NICU...
  20. doi request reprint Management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland and 2Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S386-93. 2008
    ..The increasing prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infections has created a tremendous demand for effective and safe antimicrobial agents other than the historic anti-MRSA agent vancomycin...
  21. doi request reprint Reduction of catheter-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric patients: experimentation and reality
    Christopher McKee
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:40-6. 2008
    ..Few data exist on successes at reducing pediatric catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CA-BSI). The objective was to eradicate CA-BSI with a multifaceted pediatric-relevant intervention proven effective in adult patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of antimicrobial resistance on health and economic outcomes
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1433-7. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Management and control strategies for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edina Avdic
    Antibiotic Management Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1463-79. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Improving the assessment of vancomycin-resistant enterococci by routine screening
    Susan S Huang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Channing Laboratory and Department of Infection Control, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:339-46. 2007
    ..Routine surveillance cultures can substantially improve prevalence and incidence estimates, and assessing the range of improvement across diverse units is important...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surveillance and reporting in intensive care units
    Susan S Huang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Channing Laboratory and Infection Control Department, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:330-8. 2007
    ..In addition, many assessments underestimate the incidence of acquisition by including prevalent carriers in the at-risk population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adverse clinical and economic outcomes attributable to methicillin resistance among patients with Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infection
    John J Engemann
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:592-8. 2003
    ..Methicillin resistance is independently associated with increased mortality and hospital charges among patients with S. aureus SSI...
  27. pmc Health and economic impact of surgical site infections diagnosed after hospital discharge
    Eli N Perencevich
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:196-203. 2003
    ..Average total costs during the 8 weeks after discharge were US dollars 5,155 for patients with SSI and US dollars 1,773 for controls (p<0.001)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Studies of bloodstream infection outcomes: reading between the lines
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:884-6. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Quality of care and satisfaction among patients isolated for infection control
    Stephen G Weber
    JAMA 291:421; author reply 421-2. 2004
  30. pmc Fluoroquinolones protective against cephalosporin resistance in gram-negative nosocomial pathogens
    Mitchell J Schwaber
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:94-9. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of hospital staff mass-casualty incident training methods: a systematic literature review
    Edbert B Hsu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:191-9. 2004
    ..Recently, mass-casualty incident (MCI) preparedness and training has received increasing attention at the hospital level...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cases from the osler medical service at Johns Hopkins University
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Am J Med 113:158-60. 2002
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain demonstrated multiple lesions; the largest was in the right frontal lobe with associated hemorrhage (Figure 3). What is the diagnosis?..
  34. ncbi request reprint Daptomycin versus standard therapy for bacteremia and endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:653-65. 2006
    ..Alternative therapies for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis are needed...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint A multicenter intervention to prevent catheter-associated bloodstream infections
    David K Warren
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:662-9. 2006
    ..Education-based interventions can reduce the incidence of catheter-associated bloodstream infection. The generalizability of findings from single-center studies is limited...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evidence that prevention makes cents: Costs of catheter-associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Crit Care Med 34:2243-4. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers and vaccine allocation for healthcare workers during vaccine shortages
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, A 2200 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:882-90. 2005
    ..These recommendations apply to all types of healthcare facilities, including acute care hospitals, long-term-care facilities, and ambulatory care settings...
  39. ncbi request reprint Raising standards while watching the bottom line: making a business case for infection control
    Eli N Perencevich
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1121-33. 2007
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  40. pmc Enhanced identification of postoperative infections among inpatients
    Deborah S Yokoe
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1924-30. 2004
    ..This screening method was efficient, readily standardized, and suitable for most hospitals...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Strategies for use of a limited influenza vaccine supply
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 293:229-32. 2005

Research Grants3

  1. Reducing Antimicrobial Use Associated with Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Ca
    Sara Cosgrove; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We hypothesize that this approach will enhance appropriate use of antimicrobials for both VAP and CAUTI and improve patient outcomes by reducing the known sequelae of antimicrobial overuse. ..
  2. Reducing Antimicrobial Use Associated with Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Ca
    SARA ELIZABETH COSGROVE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We hypothesize that this approach will enhance appropriate use of antimicrobials for both VAP and CAUTI and improve patient outcomes by reducing the known sequelae of antimicrobial overuse. ..