Kathleen Julian

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patients' request for and emergency physicians' prescription of antimicrobial prophylaxis for anthrax during the 2001 bioterrorism-related outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:2. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Actinomyces viscosus endocarditis requiring aortic valve replacement
    Kathleen G Julian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, BMR Bldg, Room C6833, Mailcode H036, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 USA
    J Infect 50:359-62. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Early season crow mortality as a sentinel for West Nile virus disease in humans, northeastern United States
    Kathleen G Julian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:145-55. 2002
  4. pmc Aseptic meningitis epidemic during a West Nile virus avian epizootic
    Kathleen G Julian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1082-8. 2003
  5. pmc Characterization of a daptomycin-nonsusceptible vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus strain in a patient with endocarditis
    Kathleen Julian
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Room C6833, BMR Bldg, Mailcode H036, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3445-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint First year of mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections, Pennsylvania: an infection control-chart abstractor collaboration
    Kathleen G Julian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:926-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the absence of vancomycin exposure
    Cynthia J Whitener
    The Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1049-55. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Implementing an electronically based, nurse-driven pneumococcal vaccination protocol for inpatients
    Joseph J Kishel
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Pharmacy, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H079, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:1304-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Molecular and epidemiologic characteristics of linezolid-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci at a tertiary care hospital
    Klaudia Kosowska-Shick
    Department of Pathology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:34-9. 2010
  10. pmc Early-season avian deaths from West Nile virus as warnings of human infection
    Stephen C Guptill
    U S Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia 20192, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:483-4. 2003

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Publications12

  1. pmc Patients' request for and emergency physicians' prescription of antimicrobial prophylaxis for anthrax during the 2001 bioterrorism-related outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:2. 2005
    ..However, little is documented about the extent to which individuals with self-identified risk of anthrax exposure approached physicians for antimicrobial prophylaxis during the 2001 bioterrorism attacks in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint Actinomyces viscosus endocarditis requiring aortic valve replacement
    Kathleen G Julian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, BMR Bldg, Room C6833, Mailcode H036, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 USA
    J Infect 50:359-62. 2005
    ..Months later when she required aortic valve and root replacement, histologic exam of the diseased valve revealed branching filamentous organisms and the original blood isolates were retrospectively confirmed to be Actinomyces viscosus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early season crow mortality as a sentinel for West Nile virus disease in humans, northeastern United States
    Kathleen G Julian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:145-55. 2002
    ..6). An assessment of this model using 2001 surveillance data from 61 counties yielded similar findings. With emphasis on early season WN activity, crow surveillance may allow timely targeting of interventions to protect the public health...
  4. pmc Aseptic meningitis epidemic during a West Nile virus avian epizootic
    Kathleen G Julian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1082-8. 2003
    ..No WNV meningitis cases were identified. Even in areas of WNV epizootics, enteroviruses continue to be important causative agents of aseptic meningitis...
  5. pmc Characterization of a daptomycin-nonsusceptible vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus strain in a patient with endocarditis
    Kathleen Julian
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Room C6833, BMR Bldg, Mailcode H036, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3445-8. 2007
    ..The daptomycin-nonsusceptible VISA's cell wall demonstrated a reduction in muramic acid O-acetylation, a phenotypic parameter not previously reported for VISA; some isolates also contained a single point mutation in the mprF gene...
  6. ncbi request reprint First year of mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections, Pennsylvania: an infection control-chart abstractor collaboration
    Kathleen G Julian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:926-30. 2006
    ..In 2004, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania mandated hospitals to report healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The increased workload led our Infection Control staff to collaborate with Atlas, a group of chart abstractors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the absence of vancomycin exposure
    Cynthia J Whitener
    The Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1049-55. 2004
    ..For clinical and public health reasons, it is essential that microbiology laboratories adequately test for vancomycin-resistance in S. aureus...
  8. doi request reprint Implementing an electronically based, nurse-driven pneumococcal vaccination protocol for inpatients
    Joseph J Kishel
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Pharmacy, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H079, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:1304-8. 2009
    ..The development and implementation of an electronically based, nurse-driven pneumococcal vaccination protocol for hospitalized patients are described...
  9. doi request reprint Molecular and epidemiologic characteristics of linezolid-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci at a tertiary care hospital
    Klaudia Kosowska-Shick
    Department of Pathology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:34-9. 2010
    ..The increase in linezolid-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci correlated with nosocomial transmission of selected mutated strains in patients who had received linezolid...
  10. pmc Early-season avian deaths from West Nile virus as warnings of human infection
    Stephen C Guptill
    U S Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia 20192, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:483-4. 2003
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  11. doi request reprint Attitudes of healthcare workers and patients toward individualized hand hygiene reminders
    Kathleen G Julian
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:781-2. 2008
  12. ncbi request reprint Sources of bioterrorism information among emergency physicians during the 2001 anthrax outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:259-65. 2003