Stephen Weber

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Severe eczema vaccinatum in a household contact of a smallpox vaccinee
    Surabhi Vora
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1555-61. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Legislative mandates for use of active surveillance cultures to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci: Position statement from the Joint SHEA and APIC Task Force
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:73-85. 2007
  3. pmc Fluoroquinolones and the risk for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitalized patients
    Stephen G Weber
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1415-22. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Antibacterial agents in the elderly
    Stephen Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5065, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:881-98, viii. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint SARS, emerging infections, and bioterrorism preparedness
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:483-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Legislative mandates for use of active surveillance cultures to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci: position statement from the Joint SHEA and APIC Task Force
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:249-60. 2007
  7. pmc Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria isolated from older versus younger hospitalized adults: results of a two-centre study
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:1291-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant enterococci among patients on an adult stem cell transplant unit: observations from an active surveillance program
    Michael S Calderwood
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1019-25. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in the neonatal intensive care unit: a consensus statement
    Susan I Gerber
    Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:139-45. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to preterm infants through breast milk
    Priya Behari
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 5065, Chicago, IL 60637 1463, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:778-80. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint Severe eczema vaccinatum in a household contact of a smallpox vaccinee
    Surabhi Vora
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1555-61. 2008
    ..The father had a history of inactive eczema but reportedly reacted normally to the vaccine. The child's mother also developed contact vaccinia infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Legislative mandates for use of active surveillance cultures to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci: Position statement from the Joint SHEA and APIC Task Force
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:73-85. 2007
    ..5) The APIC and the SHEA support stronger collaboration between state and local public health authorities and institutional infection prevention and control experts...
  3. pmc Fluoroquinolones and the risk for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitalized patients
    Stephen G Weber
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1415-22. 2003
    ..4; p <0.0001; ciprofloxacin OR 2.5; p = 0.005) but not MSSA. Exposure to levofloxacin or ciprofloxacin is a significant risk factor for the isolation of MRSA, but not MSSA...
  4. doi request reprint Antibacterial agents in the elderly
    Stephen Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5065, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:881-98, viii. 2009
    ..Specific recommendations for common infectious syndromes must take into account the unique needs of older patients and should be tailored for each individual case...
  5. ncbi request reprint SARS, emerging infections, and bioterrorism preparedness
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:483-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Legislative mandates for use of active surveillance cultures to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci: position statement from the Joint SHEA and APIC Task Force
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:249-60. 2007
    ..5) APIC and SHEA support stronger collaboration between state and local public health authorities and institutional infection prevention and control experts...
  7. pmc Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria isolated from older versus younger hospitalized adults: results of a two-centre study
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:1291-8. 2009
    ..To compare the proportion of antimicrobial-resistant strains among bacterial isolates from younger and older hospital patients and to quantify changes in the proportion of antimicrobial-resistant strains in both groups over time...
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant enterococci among patients on an adult stem cell transplant unit: observations from an active surveillance program
    Michael S Calderwood
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1019-25. 2008
    ..To use the findings of an active surveillance program to delineate the unique epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in a mixed population of transplant and nontransplant patients hospitalized on a single patient care unit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in the neonatal intensive care unit: a consensus statement
    Susan I Gerber
    Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:139-45. 2006
    ..To better understand these issues on a regional level, the CDPH and the Evanston Department of Health and Human Services (EDHHS; Evanston, Illinois) began an investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to preterm infants through breast milk
    Priya Behari
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 5065, Chicago, IL 60637 1463, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:778-80. 2004
    ..To determine a potential source of MRSA colonization and infection among preterm infants in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) using molecular analysis of breast milk samples...
  11. doi request reprint Predictive factors for the development of central line-associated bloodstream infection due to gram-negative bacteria in intensive care unit patients after surgery
    Pranavi V Sreeramoju
    Department of Infection Control, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:51-6. 2008
    ..The study also evaluated clinical predictive factors and unadjusted outcomes associated with central line-associated BSI caused by gram-negative bacteria in the postoperative period...
  12. pmc Prior antimicrobial therapy and risk for hospital-acquired Candida glabrata and Candida krusei fungemia: a case-case-control study
    Michael Y Lin
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Illinois, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:4555-60. 2005
    ..glabrata or C. krusei candidemia. Further studies are needed to prospectively analyze specific antimicrobial risks for nosocomial candidemia across multiple hospital centers...
  13. doi request reprint Optimizing empirical antimicrobial therapy for infection due to gram-negative pathogens in the intensive care unit: utility of a combination antibiogram
    Jennifer Christoff
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:256-61. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Back to basics: Four years of sustained improvement in implementation of contact precautions at a university hospital
    Emily Landon Mawdsley
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:418-23. 2010
    ..The experience and data derived from the rollout period were intended to shape the long-term plan to sustain high levels of compliance with contact-precaution initiation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Glycopeptides are no more effective than beta-lactam agents for prevention of surgical site infection after cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis
    Maureen K Bolon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1357-63. 2004
    ..58-1.01) and were superior for prevention of SSIs caused by methicillin-resistant gram-positive bacteria (RR, 0.54; 95% CI, 0.33-0.90). Standard prophylaxis for cardiac surgery should continue to be beta-lactams in most circumstances...
  16. doi request reprint Correlation between respiratory colonization with gram-negative bacteria and development of gram-negative bacterial infection after cardiac surgery
    Pranavi V Sreeramoju
    Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:546-8. 2008
    ..4 of 40; relative risk 2.3 [95% confidence interval, 1.3-4.1; P value <.05])...
  17. pmc Two cases of necrotizing fasciitis due to Acinetobacter baumannii
    Angella Charnot-Katsikas
    Department of Pathology, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland, MC 0001, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:258-63. 2009
    ..We report on two cases of fatal monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis due to Acinetobacter baumannii, an unusual finding that may be an indication of enhanced virulence of the organism...
  18. doi request reprint Prior antimicrobial exposure and the risk for bloodstream infection with fluconazole-non-susceptible Candida strains
    Courtney Hebert
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:506-9. 2010
    ..Despite adjustment for prior exposure to fluconazole, exposure to specific antibacterial agents was associated with hospital-acquired bloodstream infection with fluconazole-non-susceptible Candida...
  19. pmc Differential effects of levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin on the risk for isolation of quinolone-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Keith S Kaye
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:2192-6. 2006
    ..6; 95% CI = 0.4 to 0.9), whereas ciprofloxacin had no significant effect (OR = 1.0; 95% CI = 0.6 to 1.8). In conclusion, the use of levofloxacin, but not ciprofloxacin, was associated with isolation of QR P. aeruginosa...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of care and satisfaction among patients isolated for infection control
    Stephen G Weber
    JAMA 291:421; author reply 421-2. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a local surveillance system for early detection of emerging infectious disease
    Stephen G Weber
    JAMA 290:596-8. 2003