Lisa Maragakis

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Recognition and prevention of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in the intensive care unit
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S345-51. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Intraoperative fraction of inspired oxygen is a modifiable risk factor for surgical site infection after spinal surgery
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:556-62. 2009
  4. pmc Sphingomonas paucimobilis bloodstream infections associated with contaminated intravenous fentanyl
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:12-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Clinical and economic burden of antimicrobial resistance
    Lisa L Maragakis
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 6:751-63. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Acinetobacter baumannii: epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, and treatment options
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1254-63. 2008
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Targeted surveillance to identify children colonized with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus 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 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:95-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Recognition and prevention of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in the intensive care unit
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S345-51. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Intraoperative fraction of inspired oxygen is a modifiable risk factor for surgical site infection after spinal surgery
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:556-62. 2009
    ..This study sought to identify modifiable risk factors associated with SSI after spinal surgery...
  4. pmc Sphingomonas paucimobilis bloodstream infections associated with contaminated intravenous fentanyl
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:12-8. 2009
    ..These pharmacies should adopt more stringent quality-control measures, including prerelease product testing, when compounding and distributing large quantities of sterile preparations...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical and economic burden of antimicrobial resistance
    Lisa L Maragakis
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 6:751-63. 2008
    ..Representative literature is reviewed regarding the associations between antimicrobial resistance in specific pathogens and adverse outcomes, including increased mortality, length of hospital stay and cost...
  6. doi request reprint Acinetobacter baumannii: epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, and treatment options
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1254-63. 2008
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Targeted surveillance to identify children colonized with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus 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 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:95-8. 2010
    ..Targeted surveillance captured 94% of VRE-colonized children and may be an effective strategy to identify VRE carriers and facilitate pediatric infection prevention strategies...
  11. doi request reprint Infection prevention promotion program based on the PRECEDE model: improving hand hygiene behaviors among healthcare personnel
    Hanan Aboumatar
    Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:144-51. 2012
    ..Hand hygiene remains a cornerstone intervention for preventing HAIs. Unfortunately, adherence to hand hygiene guidelines among healthcare personnel is poor...
  12. doi request reprint Implementation of a surgical comprehensive unit-based safety program to reduce surgical site infections
    Elizabeth C Wick
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:193-200. 2012
    ..To date, the global burden of preventable SSI continues to result in patient harm and increased health care costs on a broad scale...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of multidrug-resistant acinetobacter using targeted active surveillance cultures
    Lisa L Maragakis
    JAMA 299:2513-4. 2008
  14. 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...

Research Grants4

  1. Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Drug-Resistant GNR
    Lisa Maragakis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Maragakis with the skills she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator in epidemiologic research for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections. ..
  2. Susceptibility Testing, Treatment Choices, and Outcomes of MDR-GNB Infections
    Lisa Maragakis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research is designed to better understand how providers use information from various microbiology laboratory testing methods to choose treatments and to identify strategies that lead to the best patient outcomes. ..
  3. Susceptibility Testing, Treatment Choices, and Outcomes of MDR-GNB Infections
    Lisa Maragakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research is designed to better understand how providers use information from various microbiology laboratory testing methods to choose treatments and to identify strategies that lead to the best patient outcomes. ..