Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
- Transfer from high-acuity long-term care facilities is associated with carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: a multihospital studyKavitha 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...
- Use of the point of origin code from a universal billing form, UB-04, to efficiently identify hospitalized patients admitted from other health care facilitiesKavitha 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...
- Trends in antimicrobial resistance in intensive care units in the United StatesKavitha Prabaker
Rush University Medical Center, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Curr Opin Crit Care 17:472-9. 2011....
- Anatomic sites of patient colonization and environmental contamination with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae at long-term acute care hospitalsCaroline 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...
- Comparison of the CHROMagar™ KPC, Remel Spectra™ CRE, and a direct ertapenem disk method for the detection of KPC-producing Enterobacteriaceae from perirectal swabsShawn Vasoo
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Electronic address
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 78:356-9. 2014..8%) when compared to the CHROMagar™ KPC (76.6%) and a direct ertapenem disk method (83.0%) for the detection of blaKPC-positive Enterobacteriaceae from perirectal swabs. ..