R A Weinstein

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria as a prognosticator for outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a case-control study
    Shingo Chihara
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 10:225. 2010
  2. pmc Nosocomial infection update
    R A Weinstein
    Cook County Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:416-20. 1998
  3. pmc Controlling antimicrobial resistance in hospitals: infection control and use of antibiotics
    R A Weinstein
    Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:188-92. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of gloves in the prevention of hand carriage of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus species by health care workers after patient care
    A R Tenorio
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:826-9. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Interventional evaluation of environmental contamination by vancomycin-resistant enterococci: failure of personnel, product, or procedure?
    B Hota
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Infect 71:123-31. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Multi-hospital analysis of antimicrobial usage and resistance trends
    C A Lesch
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 41:149-54. 2001
  7. pmc Development of Daptomycin resistance in vivo in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    M K Hayden
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5285-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Delays in tuberculosis isolation and suspicion among persons hospitalized with HIV-related pneumonia
    C L Bennett
    The Chicago VA Health Care System Lakeside and Westside Divisions, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chest 117:110-6. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for antibiotic-resistant infection and treatment outcomes among hospitalized patients transferred from long-term care facilities: does antimicrobial choice make a difference?
    E Toubes
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:724-30. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of a fluoroquinolone formulary change on acquisition of quinolone-resistant gram-negative bacilli
    B N Hota
    Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Division of Infectious Diseases, 637 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:405-10. 2005

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Publications11

  1. pmc Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria as a prognosticator for outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a case-control study
    Shingo Chihara
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 10:225. 2010
    ..Because such spread might have special clinical significance, we evaluated predictors and outcomes of S. aureus bacteriuria among patients with S. aureus bacteremia...
  2. pmc Nosocomial infection update
    R A Weinstein
    Cook County Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:416-20. 1998
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  3. pmc Controlling antimicrobial resistance in hospitals: infection control and use of antibiotics
    R A Weinstein
    Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:188-92. 2001
    ..Various interventions have been described to improve antibiotic use. The most effective have been programs restricting use of antibiotics and computer-based order forms for health providers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of gloves in the prevention of hand carriage of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus species by health care workers after patient care
    A R Tenorio
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:826-9. 2001
    ..However, gloving does not completely prevent contamination of the hands, and hand washing is necessary after glove removal...
  5. doi request reprint Interventional evaluation of environmental contamination by vancomycin-resistant enterococci: failure of personnel, product, or procedure?
    B Hota
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Infect 71:123-31. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that surface contamination with VRE is due to a failure to clean rather than to a faulty cleaning procedure or product...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multi-hospital analysis of antimicrobial usage and resistance trends
    C A Lesch
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 41:149-54. 2001
    ..Hospital laboratories, pharmacies, and infection control departments must work together to develop databases that will facilitate such measurements...
  7. pmc Development of Daptomycin resistance in vivo in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    M K Hayden
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5285-7. 2005
    ..aureus. Disk diffusion susceptibility testing failed to detect resistance. Daptomycin at high concentration retained bactericidal activity against resistant isolates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Delays in tuberculosis isolation and suspicion among persons hospitalized with HIV-related pneumonia
    C L Bennett
    The Chicago VA Health Care System Lakeside and Westside Divisions, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chest 117:110-6. 2000
    ..Despite awareness of HIV-related tuberculosis (TB), nosocomial outbreaks of multidrug-resistant TB among HIV-infected individuals occur...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for antibiotic-resistant infection and treatment outcomes among hospitalized patients transferred from long-term care facilities: does antimicrobial choice make a difference?
    E Toubes
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:724-30. 2003
    ..However, neither infection with ARB nor appropriateness of initial treatment regimen was significantly related to outcome or resource use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of a fluoroquinolone formulary change on acquisition of quinolone-resistant gram-negative bacilli
    B N Hota
    Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Division of Infectious Diseases, 637 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:405-10. 2005
    ..In conclusion, a formulary change from ciprofloxacin to levofloxacin was not significantly associated with an increased risk of acquisition of QRGNB...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of renal dysfunction on antimicrobial use measurements
    B M Zagorski
    University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1491-7. 2002
    ..No significant reduction was noted when the stop-start day method was used. Compared with the defined daily dose method, measures of therapy duration are less affected by renal function and may improve comparisons between populations...