Christopher J Crnich

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint History forgotten is history relived: nosocomial infection control is also essential in the outpatient setting
    Dennis G Maki
    Arch Intern Med 165:2565-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Pulsed-Gel Electrophoresis and a Commercial Repetitive-Element PCR Method for Assessment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clustering in Different Health Care Facilities
    Christopher J Crnich
    University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA William S Middleton Veterans Affairs Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2027-32. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends in antibiotic resistance in US nursing homes, 2000-2004
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1006-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The risk of bloodstream infection in adults with different intravascular devices: a systematic review of 200 published prospective studies
    Dennis G Maki
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1159-71. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The promise of novel technology for the prevention of intravascular device-related bloodstream infection. I. Pathogenesis and short-term devices
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1232-42. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Are antimicrobial-impregnated catheters effective? Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1287-92. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The promise of novel technology for the prevention of intravascular device-related bloodstream infection. II. Long-term devices
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1362-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Are antimicrobial-impregnated catheters effective? When does repetition reach the point of exhaustion?
    Christopher J Crnich
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:681-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of prolonged ethanol exposure on the mechanical properties of polyurethane and silicone catheters used for intravascular access
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:708-14. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint An approach to endemic multi-drug-resistant bacteria in nursing homes
    Paul J Drinka
    Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, WI 54946, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:132-6. 2005

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint History forgotten is history relived: nosocomial infection control is also essential in the outpatient setting
    Dennis G Maki
    Arch Intern Med 165:2565-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Pulsed-Gel Electrophoresis and a Commercial Repetitive-Element PCR Method for Assessment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clustering in Different Health Care Facilities
    Christopher J Crnich
    University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA William S Middleton Veterans Affairs Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2027-32. 2014
    ..These data suggest that the commercial rep-PCR has less utility than PFGE in small-scale epidemiological assessments of MRSA in health care settings. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends in antibiotic resistance in US nursing homes, 2000-2004
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1006-8. 2007
    ..Significant increases in the number and proportion of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria were documented over the 5-year study. Further research on antibiotic resistance in nursing homes is urgently needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The risk of bloodstream infection in adults with different intravascular devices: a systematic review of 200 published prospective studies
    Dennis G Maki
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1159-71. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint The promise of novel technology for the prevention of intravascular device-related bloodstream infection. I. Pathogenesis and short-term devices
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1232-42. 2002
    ..The challenge for the future will be to identify new preventative technologies and to begin to adapt more widely those technologies already shown to be efficacious and cost-effective...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are antimicrobial-impregnated catheters effective? Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1287-92. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The promise of novel technology for the prevention of intravascular device-related bloodstream infection. II. Long-term devices
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1362-8. 2002
    ..The challenge for the future will be to identify new preventative technologies and to begin to more-widely adapt those technologies that have already been shown to be efficacious and cost effective...
  8. ncbi request reprint Are antimicrobial-impregnated catheters effective? When does repetition reach the point of exhaustion?
    Christopher J Crnich
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:681-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of prolonged ethanol exposure on the mechanical properties of polyurethane and silicone catheters used for intravascular access
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:708-14. 2005
    ..The effects of alcohol on the integrity of intravascular devices remain unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint An approach to endemic multi-drug-resistant bacteria in nursing homes
    Paul J Drinka
    Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, WI 54946, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:132-6. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in the nursing home
    Paul J Drinka
    Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, WI 54946, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:342-50. 2005
    ..Sources of aspiration, including pharyngeal dysphagia, periodontal disease, and gastric regurgitation, should be identified and treated in hopes of preventing recurrence...
  12. ncbi request reprint The attributable cost, length of hospital stay, and mortality of central line-associated bloodstream infection in intensive care departments in Argentina: A prospective, matched analysis
    Victor Daniel Rosenthal
    Bernal Medical Center, Colegiales Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, and Hospital Epidemiology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 31:475-80. 2003
    ..To calculate the cost of BSIs in the intensive care department (ICU), a 5-year prospective nested case-control study was undertaken at 3 hospitals in Argentina...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of the intensive care unit environment in the pathogenesis and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Christopher J Crnich
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, University of Wisconsin Center for Health Sciences, Madison WI, USA
    Respir Care 50:813-36; discussion 836-8. 2005
    ..This review examines strategies to prevent transmission of environmental pathogens to the vulnerable mechanically-ventilated patient...
  14. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: its relevance to developing effective strategies for prevention
    Nasia Safdar
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, University of Wisconsin Center for Health Sciences, Madison WI, USA
    Respir Care 50:725-39; discussion 739-41. 2005
    ..Routine surveillance of VAP, to track endemic VAPs and facilitate early detection of outbreaks, is mandatory...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of an infection control program using education and performance feedback on rates of intravascular device-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units in Argentina
    Victor Daniel Rosenthal
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 31:405-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to ascertain the effect of an infection control program, using education and performance feedback on intensive care units, for intravascular device (IVD)-associated bloodstream infection (BSI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does the composition of urinary catheters influence clinical outcomes and the results of research studies?
    Christopher J Crnich
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:102-3. 2007
  17. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of criteria for urinary tract infection in a cohort of nursing home residents
    Paul J Drinka
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:376-7; author reply 378. 2008