Michael Y Lin

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of assessment bias in infection control research
    Michael Y Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1342-7. 2012
  2. pmc Prior antimicrobial therapy and risk for hospital-acquired Candida glabrata and Candida krusei fungemia: a case-case-control study
    Michael Y Lin
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Illinois, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:4555-60. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of traditional surveillance for public reporting of nosocomial bloodstream infection rates
    Michael Y Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    JAMA 304:2035-41. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Classic pyomyositis of the extremities as an unusual manifestation of Blastomyces dermatitidis: a report of two cases
    Michael Y Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Mycoses 53:356-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A man with a chronic painful perianal ulcer
    Michael Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:575-6; 637-9. 2008
  6. pmc Delay of active antimicrobial therapy and mortality among patients with bacteremia: impact of severe neutropenia
    Michael Y Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3188-94. 2008
  7. pmc Septic pulmonary emboli and bacteremia associated with deep tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Michael Y Lin
    Rush University Medical Center, Section of Infectious Diseases, 600 S Paulina St, Suite 143, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1553-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Anatomic sites of patient colonization and environmental contamination with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae at long-term acute care hospitals
    Caroline J Thurlow
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:56-61. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The importance of long-term acute care hospitals in the regional epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
    Michael Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1246-52. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The effectiveness of routine daily chlorhexidine gluconate bathing in reducing Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae skin burden among long-term acute care hospital patients
    Michael Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:440-2. 2014

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of assessment bias in infection control research
    Michael Y Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1342-7. 2012
    ..To ensure validity, infection control studies should incorporate study design elements to control assessment bias, such as blinded assessment or use of objective outcome measures...
  2. pmc Prior antimicrobial therapy and risk for hospital-acquired Candida glabrata and Candida krusei fungemia: a case-case-control study
    Michael Y Lin
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Illinois, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:4555-60. 2005
    ..glabrata or C. krusei candidemia. Further studies are needed to prospectively analyze specific antimicrobial risks for nosocomial candidemia across multiple hospital centers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of traditional surveillance for public reporting of nosocomial bloodstream infection rates
    Michael Y Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    JAMA 304:2035-41. 2010
    ..However, such comparisons are valid only if surveillance is performed consistently across institutions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Classic pyomyositis of the extremities as an unusual manifestation of Blastomyces dermatitidis: a report of two cases
    Michael Y Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Mycoses 53:356-9. 2010
    ..dermatitidis, particularly of the extremity muscles, is unique. We conclude that B. dermatitidis is a potential cause of classic pyomyositis...
  5. doi request reprint A man with a chronic painful perianal ulcer
    Michael Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:575-6; 637-9. 2008
  6. pmc Delay of active antimicrobial therapy and mortality among patients with bacteremia: impact of severe neutropenia
    Michael Y Lin
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3188-94. 2008
    ..While the delay of active antimicrobial therapy was not significantly associated with higher mortality for most patients in this cohort, patients with severe neutropenia appeared to be vulnerable...
  7. pmc Septic pulmonary emboli and bacteremia associated with deep tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Michael Y Lin
    Rush University Medical Center, Section of Infectious Diseases, 600 S Paulina St, Suite 143, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1553-5. 2008
    ..The patients lacked evidence of right-sided endocarditis or thrombophlebitis. This association, previously described in children, may also be important in adults...
  8. doi request reprint Anatomic sites of patient colonization and environmental contamination with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae at long-term acute care hospitals
    Caroline J Thurlow
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:56-61. 2013
    ..To determine anatomic sites of colonization in patients and to assess environmental contamination with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Enterobacteriaceae...
  9. ncbi request reprint The importance of long-term acute care hospitals in the regional epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
    Michael Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1246-52. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint The effectiveness of routine daily chlorhexidine gluconate bathing in reducing Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae skin burden among long-term acute care hospital patients
    Michael Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:440-2. 2014
    ..CHG bathing reduced KPC skin colonization, particularly when CHG skin concentrations greater than or equal to 128 μg/mL were achieved...
  11. pmc Long-term serologic follow-up of isolated hepatitis B core antibody in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:148-54. 2009
    ..Isolated antibody to hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc) is a common serologic finding in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but the outcome and clinical significance are uncertain...
  12. pmc Formulation of a model for automating infection surveillance: algorithmic detection of central-line associated bloodstream infection
    Bala Hota
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:42-8. 2010
    ..To formulate a model for translating manual infection control surveillance methods to automated, algorithmic approaches...
  13. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus: recognition and prevention in intensive care units
    Michael Y Lin
    Departments of Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S335-44. 2010
    ..Others are pathogen nonspecific (global), such as daily chlorhexidine bathing of all patients in the ICU. We review the evidence for these interventions to help ICU personnel better control MRSA and VRE in their units...
  14. doi request reprint Understanding staff perceptions about Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae control efforts in Chicago long-term acute care hospitals
    Rosie D Lyles
    Division of Infectious Diseases, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:367-74. 2014
    ..To identify differences in organizational culture and better understand motivators to implementation of a bundle intervention to control Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (KPC)...
  15. doi request reprint Transfer from high-acuity long-term care facilities is associated with carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: a multihospital study
    Kavitha Prabaker
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1193-9. 2012
    ..To determine whether transfer from a long-term care facility (LTCF) is a risk factor for colonization with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Enterobacteriaceae upon acute care hospital admission...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of the point of origin code from a universal billing form, UB-04, to efficiently identify hospitalized patients admitted from other health care facilities
    Kavitha K Prabaker
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:659-62. 2012
    ..Recent exposure to health care facilities is a risk factor for carriage of multidrug-resistant organisms, but identification of hospitalized patients admitted from other health care facilities is often inefficient...