Brandi M Limbago

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development of a consensus method for culture of Clostridium difficile from meat and its use in a survey of U.S. retail meats
    Brandi Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Food Microbiol 32:448-51. 2012
  2. pmc Clostridium difficile strains from community-associated infections
    Brandi M Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3004-7. 2009
  3. pmc Evaluation of the impact of direct plating, broth enrichment, and specimen source on recovery and diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among HIV-infected outpatients
    S K McAllister
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4126-30. 2011
  4. pmc IMP-producing carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the United States
    Brandi M Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4239-45. 2011
  5. pmc New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, United States
    J Kamile Rasheed
    Antimicrobial Resistance and Characterization Laboratory, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G08, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:870-8. 2013
  6. pmc Toxinotype V Clostridium difficile in humans and food animals
    Michael A Jhung
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1039-45. 2008
  7. pmc Emergence of resistance among USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates causing invasive disease in the United States
    Linda K McDougal
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion G 08, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3804-11. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus precursor organisms in Southeastern Michigan
    Valerie S Albrecht
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1531-4. 2014
  9. pmc Draft Genome Sequence of a New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase-5 (NDM-5)-Producing Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli Isolate
    Tom J B de Man
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genome Announc 3:. 2015
  10. pmc Report of the 13th vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate from the United States
    Brandi M Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:998-1002. 2014

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  1. doi request reprint Development of a consensus method for culture of Clostridium difficile from meat and its use in a survey of U.S. retail meats
    Brandi Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Food Microbiol 32:448-51. 2012
    ..Retail meat products (N = 1755) were cultured for C. difficile over 12 months during 2010-2011 at 9 U.S. FoodNet sites. No C. difficile was recovered, although other clostridia were isolated...
  2. pmc Clostridium difficile strains from community-associated infections
    Brandi M Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3004-7. 2009
    ..Nine toxinotypes (TOX) and 31 PFGE patterns were identified. TOX 0 (48, 52%), TOX III (18, 20%), and TOX V (9, 10%) were the most common; three isolates were nontoxigenic...
  3. pmc Evaluation of the impact of direct plating, broth enrichment, and specimen source on recovery and diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among HIV-infected outpatients
    S K McAllister
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4126-30. 2011
    ..USA500/Iberian and USA300 were the most common MRSA strains recovered, and USA300 was more likely than other strain types to be recovered from the groin than from the nose (P = 0.05)...
  4. pmc IMP-producing carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the United States
    Brandi M Limbago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd N E, MS C16, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4239-45. 2011
    ..PCR and sequence analysis confirmed that these isolates produce IMP-4, an MBL carbapenemase not previously published as present among Enterobacteriaceae in the United States...
  5. pmc New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, United States
    J Kamile Rasheed
    Antimicrobial Resistance and Characterization Laboratory, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G08, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:870-8. 2013
    ..Restriction profiles of the remaining New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase plasmids, including 2 from the same patient, were diverse...
  6. pmc Toxinotype V Clostridium difficile in humans and food animals
    Michael A Jhung
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1039-45. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the epidemiology of CDAD caused by toxinotype V C. difficile, including the potential of foodborne transmission to humans...
  7. pmc Emergence of resistance among USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates causing invasive disease in the United States
    Linda K McDougal
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion G 08, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3804-11. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus precursor organisms in Southeastern Michigan
    Valerie S Albrecht
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1531-4. 2014
    ..aureus, 2009-2011) and 1.5% (Inc18-positive vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, 2006-2013); Inc18 prevalence significantly decreased after 2009 (3.7% to 0.82%). Risk factors for pSK41 included intravenous vancomycin exposure. ..
  9. pmc Draft Genome Sequence of a New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase-5 (NDM-5)-Producing Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli Isolate
    Tom J B de Man
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genome Announc 3:. 2015
    ..Sequence analyses demonstrated the presence of blaNDM-5 in addition to at least 13 genes and 6 efflux pumps associated with antibiotic resistance. ..
  10. pmc Report of the 13th vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate from the United States
    Brandi M Limbago
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:998-1002. 2014
    ..All previous VRSA isolates belonged to clonal complex 5, a lineage associated primarily with health care. This report describes the most recent (13th) U.S. VRSA isolate, the first to be community associated. ..
  11. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae producing New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase at an acute care hospital, Colorado, 2012
    Erin E Epson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:390-7. 2014
    ..To investigate an outbreak of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM)-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and determine interventions to interrupt transmission...
  12. doi request reprint Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: epidemiology and prevention
    Neil Gupta
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS A 35, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:60-7. 2011
    ..As a result, preventing both CRE transmission and CRE infections have become important public health objectives. This review describes the current epidemiology of CRE in the United States and highlights important prevention strategies...
  13. pmc Draft Genome Sequence of Mycobacterium wolinskyi, a Rapid-Growing Species of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
    Tom J B de Man
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genome Announc 4:. 2016
    ..Here, we report the first functionally annotated draft genome sequence of M. wolinskyi CDC_01. ..
  14. pmc Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Strain Type at Various Body Sites among Patients with a Closed Abscess and Uninfected Controls at U.S. Emergency Departments
    Valerie S Albrecht
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:3478-84. 2015
    ..CC8 S. aureus is a common colonizer of persons with and without skin infections. Detection of S. aureus colonization, and especially MRSA, may be enhanced by extranasal site culture. ..
  15. pmc Accuracy of commercial and reference susceptibility testing methods for detecting vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus
    Jana M Swenson
    Clinical and Environmental Microbiology Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2013-7. 2009
    ..Only 12 (33.3%) strains for which the VA MICs were 4 microg/ml grew on VScr. The differentiation of isolates for which the VA MICs were 2 or 4 microg/ml was difficult for most systems and methods, including the reference methods...
  16. doi request reprint Intestinal microbiome disruption in patients in a long-term acute care hospital: A case for development of microbiome disruption indices to improve infection prevention
    Alison Laufer Halpin
    Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 44:830-6. 2016
    ..Composition and diversity of intestinal microbial communities (microbiota) are generally accepted as a risk factor for poor outcomes; however, we cannot yet use this information to prevent adverse outcomes...
  17. pmc SSTAR, a Stand-Alone Easy-To-Use Antimicrobial Resistance Gene Predictor
    Tom J B de Man
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    mSphere 1:. 2016
    ..SSTAR users can apply any AR database of interest as a reference comparator and can manually add genes that impact resistance, even if such genes are not resistance determinants per se (e.g., porins and efflux pumps). ..
  18. doi request reprint Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in 7 US Communities, 2012-2013
    Alice Y Guh
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    JAMA 314:1479-87. 2015
    ..Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are increasingly reported worldwide as a cause of infections with high-mortality rates. Assessment of the US epidemiology of CRE is needed to inform national prevention efforts...
  19. doi request reprint Epidemiology and prevention of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the United States
    Alice Y Guh
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 12:565-80. 2014
    ..This review describes the current epidemiology and surveillance of CRE in the United States and the recommended approach to prevention. ..
  20. pmc Multiplex real-time PCR assay for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and associated toxin genes
    G E Fosheim
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS C 16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3071-3. 2011
    ..Rapid screening and detection of toxins is a useful tool for surveillance studies and outbreak investigations involving large numbers of isolates...