Leanne B Gasink

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bacterial and mycobacterial pneumonia in transplant recipients
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Chest Med 26:647-59, vii. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Isolation precautions for antibiotic-resistant bacteria in healthcare settings
    Leanne B Gasink
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:339-44. 2009
  3. pmc Stockpiling drugs for an avian influenza outbreak: examining the surge in oseltamivir prescriptions during heightened media coverage of the potential for a worldwide pandemic
    Leanne B Gasink
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:370-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of health care-acquired infections
    Leanne B Gasink
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:295-313, viii. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Contact isolation for infection control in hospitalized patients: is patient satisfaction affected?
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:275-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The categorization of prior antibiotic use: impact on the identification of risk factors for drug resistance in case control studies
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:638-42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and impact of infection or colonization with aztreonam-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1175-80. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus seropositivity in organ donors and survival in heart transplant recipients
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 296:1843-50. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: assessment of risk factors and clinical impact
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Penn 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Med 119:526.e19-25. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint An uncommon presentation of an uncommon disease: leprosy in a heart transplant recipient
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:854-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Bacterial and mycobacterial pneumonia in transplant recipients
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Chest Med 26:647-59, vii. 2005
    ..The first section of this article focuses on infections in SOT recipients (predominantly heart, liver, lung, and kidney transplant recipients), and the latter addresses these infections in HSCT recipients...
  2. doi request reprint Isolation precautions for antibiotic-resistant bacteria in healthcare settings
    Leanne B Gasink
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:339-44. 2009
    ..This review focuses on recent data regarding the use of infection control and isolation precautions...
  3. pmc Stockpiling drugs for an avian influenza outbreak: examining the surge in oseltamivir prescriptions during heightened media coverage of the potential for a worldwide pandemic
    Leanne B Gasink
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:370-6. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of health care-acquired infections
    Leanne B Gasink
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:295-313, viii. 2008
    ..This chapter aims to provide current data and strategies relating to the prevention of HAIs among hospitalized patients...
  5. doi request reprint Contact isolation for infection control in hospitalized patients: is patient satisfaction affected?
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:275-8. 2008
    ..In multivariable analysis, isolated patients were not less satisfied with inpatient care than were nonisolated patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint The categorization of prior antibiotic use: impact on the identification of risk factors for drug resistance in case control studies
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:638-42. 2007
    ..aeruginosa as models (IRPA), we aimed to examine the effect of different approaches to classification of prior antibiotic use (i.e., class versus spectrum) on the identification of risk factors for antibiotic resistance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and impact of infection or colonization with aztreonam-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1175-80. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for infection or colonization with aztreonam-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and examine the impact of this organism on mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus seropositivity in organ donors and survival in heart transplant recipients
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 296:1843-50. 2006
    ..Little is known about the effect of donor HCV positivity on survival in cardiac transplantation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: assessment of risk factors and clinical impact
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Penn 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Med 119:526.e19-25. 2006
    ..Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections have been associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Fluoroquinolones (FQ) are the only oral therapy available for P. aeruginosa infections, but resistance is increasingly prevalent...
  10. ncbi request reprint An uncommon presentation of an uncommon disease: leprosy in a heart transplant recipient
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:854-6. 2006
    ..We present a case of leprosy in a heart transplant recipient with multiple unique features possibly attributed to altered immune function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of prior streptococcus pneumoniae vaccination among potential lung transplant candidates
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, 502 Johnson Pavillion, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 130:218-21. 2006
    ..Appropriate vaccination status in the pre-solid organ transplant period is critically important...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of different thresholds of prior antimicrobial use in defining exposure: impact on the association between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
    Emily P Hyle
    Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Infect 55:414-8. 2007
    ..We conducted the current study to determine the impact of varying the minimum threshold of prior antimicrobial use to define exposure status in studies of antimicrobial resistance...
  13. pmc Risk factors and clinical impact of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, and the Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1180-5. 2009
    ..pneumoniae is an emerging pathogen with serious clinical and infection control implications. To our knowledge, no study has specifically examined risk factors for KPC-producing K. pneumoniae or its impact on mortality...
  14. pmc Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programme changes on unnecessary double anaerobic coverage therapy
    Pinyo Rattanaumpawan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2655-8. 2011
    ..We anticipated that this change would increase both unnecessary DACT and target antibiotic consumption...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of different methods for describing the extent of prior antibiotic exposure on the association between antibiotic use and antibiotic-resistant infection
    Emily P Hyle
    Center for Research and Education on Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:647-54. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Coadministration of oral levofloxacin with agents that impair absorption: impact on antibiotic resistance
    Keira A Cohen
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:975-7. 2008
    ..Strategies to curb the emergence of fluoroquinolone resistance should include avoiding the coadministration of divalent or trivalent cation-containing compounds and fluoroquinolone...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical and microbiological outcomes of serious infections with multidrug-resistant gram-negative organisms treated with tigecycline
    Kara B Anthony
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:567-70. 2008
    ..Observed evolution of resistance during therapy raises concern about routine use of tigecycline in treatment of such infections when other therapies are available...
  18. doi request reprint Increased incidence of cytomegalovirus infection in high-risk liver transplant recipients receiving valganciclovir prophylaxis versus ganciclovir prophylaxis
    Kevin T Shiley
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:963-7. 2009
    ..The 4-fold higher incidence of CMV disease in our study supports the avoidance of valganciclovir for prophylaxis in high-risk OLT patients. Liver Transpl 15:963-967, 2009. (c) 2009 AASLD...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of automatic orders to discontinue vancomycin therapy on vancomycin use in an antimicrobial stewardship program
    Denise M Connor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1408-10. 2007
    ..Only one-third of patients had ASP stickers that warned of impending discontinuation of vancomycin therapy placed appropriately in the medical record...
  20. ncbi request reprint Investigating the association between antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance: impact of different methods of categorising prior antibiotic use
    Heather MacAdam
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:325-32. 2006
    ..Elucidating these issues is critical if effective strategies to curb resistance are to be designed...
  21. pmc Effect of accessibility of influenza vaccination on the rate of childcare staff vaccination
    Ingi Lee
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:465-7. 2008
    ..Staff vaccination prevalence was higher in each intervention season compared to the prior, nonintervention season. No baseline characteristics were associated with receipt of vaccination...