Cynthia J Whitener
Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
- Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the absence of vancomycin exposureCynthia 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...
- First year of mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections, Pennsylvania: an infection control-chart abstractor collaborationKathleen 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...
- Molecular and epidemiologic characteristics of linezolid-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci at a tertiary care hospitalKlaudia 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...
- Attitudes of healthcare workers and patients toward individualized hand hygiene remindersKathleen G Julian
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:781-2. 2008