Kalpana Gupta

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Management of urinary tract infections from multidrug-resistant organisms
    Kalpana Gupta
    Infectious Diseases, VA Boston HCS, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02312, USA Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Dowling 3 North Room 3104, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:49-59. 2014
  2. pmc MRSA nasal carriage patterns and the subsequent risk of conversion between patterns, infection, and death
    Kalpana Gupta
    The National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control COHIC, Office of Public Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e53674. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Preoperative nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status, surgical prophylaxis, and risk-adjusted postoperative outcomes in veterans
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, 02132, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:791-6. 2011
  4. pmc Trends in prescribing beta-lactam antibiotics for treatment of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, VA Connecticut Health Care System, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3930-4. 2007
  5. doi request reprint International clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: A 2010 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:e103-20. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Extranasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at admission to an acute care Veterans Affairs hospital
    Stacey E Baker
    Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:42-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Executive summary: international clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: a 2010 update by the infectious diseases society of america and the European society for microbiology and infectio
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin Infect Dis 52:561-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Cohorting based on nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status: an opportunity to share more than a room
    Dima Kabbani
    Department of Medicine, VA Boston HCS, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:401-4. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with post-operative conversion to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus positivity or infection in initially MRSA-negative patients
    Youmna Abi-Haidar
    Department of Surgery, Management Research at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:435-42. 2011
  10. doi request reprint A clinical history of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a poor predictor of preoperative colonization status and postoperative infections
    Judith Strymish
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1113-7. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Management of urinary tract infections from multidrug-resistant organisms
    Kalpana Gupta
    Infectious Diseases, VA Boston HCS, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02312, USA Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Dowling 3 North Room 3104, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:49-59. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc MRSA nasal carriage patterns and the subsequent risk of conversion between patterns, infection, and death
    Kalpana Gupta
    The National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control COHIC, Office of Public Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e53674. 2013
    ..The VA integrated health-care system and active surveillance program provides an opportunity to delineate nasal carriage patterns and associated outcomes of death, infection, and conversion in carriage...
  3. doi request reprint Preoperative nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status, surgical prophylaxis, and risk-adjusted postoperative outcomes in veterans
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, 02132, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:791-6. 2011
    ..To determine whether preoperative nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage is a significant predictor of postoperative infections, after accounting for surgical infection risk and surgical prophylaxis...
  4. pmc Trends in prescribing beta-lactam antibiotics for treatment of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, VA Connecticut Health Care System, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3930-4. 2007
    ..Further evaluation of the outcomes associated with discordant therapy for CA-MRSA SSTIs is needed...
  5. doi request reprint International clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: A 2010 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:e103-20. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Extranasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at admission to an acute care Veterans Affairs hospital
    Stacey E Baker
    Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:42-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of and risk factors for extranasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization and its relationship to nasal colonization among veterans hospitalized for acute care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Executive summary: international clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: a 2010 update by the infectious diseases society of america and the European society for microbiology and infectio
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin Infect Dis 52:561-4. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Cohorting based on nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status: an opportunity to share more than a room
    Dima Kabbani
    Department of Medicine, VA Boston HCS, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:401-4. 2013
    ..However, little is known about differences in S aureus nasal and extranasal carriage between hospital roommates who are in MRSA or non-MRSA designated rooms...
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with post-operative conversion to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus positivity or infection in initially MRSA-negative patients
    Youmna Abi-Haidar
    Department of Surgery, Management Research at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:435-42. 2011
    ..Our aim was to identify the risk factors for patient conversion from MRSA negativity pre-operatively to MRSA positivity post-operatively...
  10. doi request reprint A clinical history of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a poor predictor of preoperative colonization status and postoperative infections
    Judith Strymish
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1113-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the test characteristics of these surrogates...
  11. pmc Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients newly identified as nasal carriers
    Susan K Weir
    Department of Medicine, VA Boston HCS, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3283-6. 2012
    ..Repeat nasal screening for MRSA during the same or subsequent hospitalizations over 6 months could also be deferred, reducing costs associated with screening...
  12. ncbi request reprint Short-course nitrofurantoin for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis in women
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Yale University and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2207-12. 2007
    ..Evidence-based use of this drug is increasingly important as trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance among uropathogens increases...
  13. pmc Activity of Fosfomycin against Extended-Spectrum-β-Lactamase-Producing Uropathogens in Patients in the Community and Hospitalized Patients
    Katherine Linsenmeyer
    VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 60:1134-6. 2016
    ..001). Fosfomycin remains active against a majority of the ESBL uropathogens, although resistance among Klebsiella spp. was higher than that in previous reports. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Amoxicillin-clavulanate vs ciprofloxacin for the treatment of uncomplicated cystitis in women: a randomized trial
    Thomas M Hooton
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 293:949-55. 2005
    ..One such antibiotic, amoxicillin-clavulanate, has not been well studied...
  15. doi request reprint Using clinical variables to guide surgical site infection detection: a novel surveillance strategy
    Westyn Branch-Elliman
    Department of Medicine, Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston, MA Department of Healthcare Quality, Division of Infection Control, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:1291-5. 2014
    ..In an effort to improve on conventional surveillance methods, a simple algorithm for SSI detection was developed using clinical variables not traditionally included in National Healthcare Safety Network definitions...
  16. pmc Recurrent urinary tract infection and urinary Escherichia coli in women ingesting cranberry juice daily: a randomized controlled trial
    Ann E Stapleton
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 87:143-50. 2012
    ..To compare the time to urinary tract infection (UTI) and the rates of asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary P-fimbriated Escherichia coli during a 6-month period in women ingesting cranberry vs placebo juice daily...
  17. doi request reprint Culture if spikes? Indications and yield of blood cultures in hospitalized medical patients
    Katherine Linsenmeyer
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
    J Hosp Med 11:336-40. 2016
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Implementation of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories: Results from the SHEA Research Network
    Preeti Mehrotra
    1Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol . 2017
    ..We found limited uptake of basic interventions, such as surveillance and appropriate peri-procedural antimicrobial use. Further study is needed to identify ways to improve infection prevention in this setting...
  19. doi request reprint Survival time of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-free status after institutional clearance
    Paula A Valencia-Rey
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1271-6. 2014
    ..To determine the durability of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-free status after patients are removed from contact precautions and the association of specific clearance policy variables with survival...
  20. doi request reprint Development and validation of a simple and easy-to-employ electronic algorithm for identifying clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Westyn Branch-Elliman
    Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:692-8. 2014
    ..We developed and validated a simple algorithm for identifying patients with clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection using microbiologic and antimicrobial variables. We also estimated resource savings...
  21. pmc Has the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus increased trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole use and resistance?: a 10-year time series analysis
    Jameson B Wood
    Departments of Pharmacy, Boston University School of Medicine, c Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:5655-60. 2012
    ..There is also no evidence for selection of organisms with increased resistance to other antimicrobials in relation to increased trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole use...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emerging antibiotic resistance in urinary tract pathogens
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine, BB1221, Box 356523, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 17:243-59. 2003
    ..In the meantime, ongoing surveillance of resistance trends and enhanced understanding of the determinants of resistance are crucial for optimal management of UTIs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Addressing antibiotic resistance
    Kalpana Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    Am J Med 113:29S-34S. 2002
    ..In areas where resistance to TMP-SMX exceeds this rate, alternative agents need to be considered...
  24. doi request reprint Do pneumonia readmissions flagged as potentially preventable by the 3M PPR software have more process of care problems? A cross-sectional observational study
    Ann M Borzecki
    Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Bedford VAMC Campus, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 24:753-63. 2015
    ..It matches clinically related index admission and readmission diagnoses that may indicate readmissions resulting from admission- or post-discharge-related quality problems...
  25. pmc Comparative Effectiveness of Single versus Combination Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Infections after Transrectal Prostate Biopsy
    Kaylee Marino
    Department of Pharmacy, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:7273-5. 2015
    ..Institutions with high failure rates of prophylaxis for TRUS biopsies should consider combination regimens derived from their local data. ..
  26. pmc Two Simple Rules for Improving the Accuracy of Empiric Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Urinary Tract Infections
    Katherine Linsenmeyer
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:7593-6. 2015
    ..Also, GU-directed or broad-spectrum therapy choices were equally likely to be accurate. The accuracy of empiric therapy could be improved by the use of these simple rules. ..
  27. doi request reprint Direct feedback with the ATP luminometer as a process improvement tool for terminal cleaning of patient rooms
    Westyn Branch-Elliman
    Department of Medicine, VA Boston HCS, Boston, MA Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Am J Infect Control 42:195-7. 2014
    ..012. These findings suggest that direct measurement and education at the point of cleaning with an objective tool is useful for improving terminal cleaning...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of nasal and extranasal staphylococcal colonization in patients presenting to the emergency department
    Elissa M Schechter-Perkins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:492-9. 2011
    ..The goals of this study are to assess the prevalence of nasal and extranasal staphylococcal colonization in ED patients, evaluate risk factors, and molecularly characterize the strains...
  29. doi request reprint Electronic memorandum decreases unnecessary antimicrobial use for asymptomatic bacteriuria and culture-negative pyuria
    Leslie A Linares
    Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston, Massachusetts 02132, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:644-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether a standardized educational memorandum could reduce antimicrobial utilization for ASB/CNP...
  30. ncbi request reprint Addressing antibiotic resistance
    Kalpana Gupta
    Dis Mon 49:99-110. 2003
    ..In areas where resistance to TMP-SMX exceeds this rate, alternative agents need to be considered...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcomes associated with trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) therapy in TMP/SMX resistant community-acquired UTI
    Kalpana Gupta
    Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Box 356523, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 19:554-6. 2002
    ..Thus, it is reasonable to consider an agent other than TMP/SMX when the TMP/SMX resistance prevalence reaches 20%...