Kurt B Stevenson

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic relatedness and molecular characterization of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolated in central Ohio, USA
    Vijaya B Srinivasan
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:21. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Administrative coding data, compared with CDC/NHSN criteria, are poor indicators of health care-associated infections
    Kurt B Stevenson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 4320, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:155-64. 2008
  3. pmc Impact of formulary restriction with prior authorization by an antimicrobial stewardship program
    Erica E Reed
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Virulence 4:158-62. 2013
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 239-III, Ohio, USA, 2007-2009
    Shu Hua Wang
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1557-65. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Is the "low-hanging fruit" worth picking for antimicrobial stewardship programs?
    Debra A Goff
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:587-92. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Assessing specific secondary ICD-9-CM codes as potential predictors of surgical site infections
    Jessica West
    Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:701-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint An antimicrobial stewardship program's impact with rapid polymerase chain reaction methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/S. aureus blood culture test in patients with S. aureus bacteremia
    Karri A Bauer
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1074-80. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index and device type on infection in left ventricular assist device support beyond 30 days
    Stanley I Martin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Medical Center, N1148 Doan Hall, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:20-3. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Independent risk factors for infection in tissue expander breast reconstruction
    Stacey H Francis
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Center for Biostatistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43212, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1790-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Early experience with tigecycline for ventilator-associated pneumonia and bacteremia caused by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
    Jason J Schafer
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:980-7. 2007

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Publications18

  1. pmc Genetic relatedness and molecular characterization of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolated in central Ohio, USA
    Vijaya B Srinivasan
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:21. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the clonal relatedness of clinical isolates and to elucidate the genetic basis of imipenem resistance...
  2. doi request reprint Administrative coding data, compared with CDC/NHSN criteria, are poor indicators of health care-associated infections
    Kurt B Stevenson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 4320, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:155-64. 2008
    ..ICD-9-CM coding alone has been proposed as a method of surveillance for health care-associated infections (HAIs). The accuracy of this method, however, relative to accepted infection control criteria is not known...
  3. pmc Impact of formulary restriction with prior authorization by an antimicrobial stewardship program
    Erica E Reed
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Virulence 4:158-62. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 239-III, Ohio, USA, 2007-2009
    Shu Hua Wang
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1557-65. 2012
    ..The crude case-fatality rate was 22% (17/78). Identification of these strains, which belong to a virulent clonal group, emphasizes the need for molecular surveillance...
  5. doi request reprint Is the "low-hanging fruit" worth picking for antimicrobial stewardship programs?
    Debra A Goff
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:587-92. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Assessing specific secondary ICD-9-CM codes as potential predictors of surgical site infections
    Jessica West
    Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:701-5. 2010
    ..This study aims to determine whether specific secondary ICD-9-CM infection codes linked to cases from a large data set of surgical procedures are predictors of surgical site infections (SSIs)...
  7. doi request reprint An antimicrobial stewardship program's impact with rapid polymerase chain reaction methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/S. aureus blood culture test in patients with S. aureus bacteremia
    Karri A Bauer
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1074-80. 2010
    ..07) and the mean hospital costs were $21,387 less (P = .02). rPCR allows rapid differentiation of S. aureus bacteremia, enabling timely, effective therapy and is associated with decreased length of stay and health care costs...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index and device type on infection in left ventricular assist device support beyond 30 days
    Stanley I Martin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Medical Center, N1148 Doan Hall, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:20-3. 2010
    ..BMI, including morbid obesity, does not appear to be a statistically significant relevant factor in determining that risk. Device type may have an effect, however, on risk of infection in long-term support...
  9. doi request reprint Independent risk factors for infection in tissue expander breast reconstruction
    Stacey H Francis
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Center for Biostatistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43212, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1790-6. 2009
    ..It is hypothesized that certain patient characteristics are associated with an increased infection rate...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early experience with tigecycline for ventilator-associated pneumonia and bacteremia caused by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
    Jason J Schafer
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:980-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate early experience with tigecycline alone or in combination with other antimicrobials for treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and/or bacteremia caused by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of hemodialysis vascular access site infections related to malfunctioning permanent tunneled catheters: making the case for active infection surveillance
    Elizabeth L Hannah
    PRO West, Boise, ID 83712 7756, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:538-41. 2002
    ..To describe an outbreak of infections with permanent cuffed hemodialysis catheters recognized through ongoing surveillance and related to a specific malfunctioning permanent catheter...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validity of the minimum data set in identifying urinary tract infections in residents of long-term care facilities
    Kurt B Stevenson
    Qualis Health, Boise, Idaho, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:707-11. 2004
    ..To determine the validity of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to detect cases of urinary tract infection (UTI) that meet specific evidence-based criteria...
  13. ncbi request reprint Performance improvement in the long-term-care setting: building on the foundation of infection control
    Kurt B Stevenson
    Qualis Health, Boise, Idaho 83712 7756, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:72-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, efforts should continue to apply these principles at the local level to ensure that all residents of LTCFs receive the best care possible...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bacterial contamination of stethoscopes with antimicrobial diaphragm covers
    Mark W Wood
    Respiratory Therapy Department, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID 83706, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:263-6. 2007
    ..0001). We question the practical utility of the antimicrobial diaphragm covers evaluated in this study for reducing the surface colonization of potentially harmful microorganisms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Standardized infection surveillance in long-term care: interfacility comparisons from a regional cohort of facilities
    Kurt B Stevenson
    Qualis Health, Boise, Idaho, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:231-8. 2005
    ..To measure infection rates in a regional cohort of long-term-care facilities (LTCFs) using standard surveillance methods and to analyze different methods for interfacility comparisons...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal immunization in older adults: implications for the long-term-care setting
    Mark Loeb
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University and Hamilton Regional Laboratory Program, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:985-94. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy of the polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine in older adults between clinical trial and observational studies and to discuss the implications for long-term-care facilities (LTCFs)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing the status of infection control programs in small rural hospitals in the western United States
    Kurt B Stevenson
    Qualis Health, Boise, Idaho 83712 7756, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:255-61. 2004
    ..Rural community hospitals, although contributing significantly to the US health care system, have rarely been assessed regarding the nature and quality of their IC programs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hemodialysis vascular access infections from longitudinal infection surveillance data: predicting the impact of NKF-DOQI clinical practice guidelines for vascular access
    Kurt B Stevenson
    PRO West, LLC, Boise, ID 83712 7756, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:549-55. 2002
    ..Furthermore, they strongly support the role of these NKF-DOQI guidelines in preventing infectious complications attributed to vascular access...