Edina Avdic

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of the microbiology laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship programs
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:215-35. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on shortening the duration of therapy for community-acquired pneumonia
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 5425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1581-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Management and control strategies for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edina Avdic
    Antibiotic Management Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1463-79. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Use of PNA FISH for blood cultures growing Gram-positive cocci in chains without a concomitant antibiotic stewardship intervention does not improve time to appropriate antibiotic therapy
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 86:86-92. 2016
  5. doi request reprint The Use of a Combination Antibiogram to Assist with the Selection of Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy for Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Infections
    Alice J Hsu
    1The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:1458-60. 2015
  6. pmc Sphingomonas paucimobilis bloodstream infections associated with contaminated intravenous fentanyl
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:12-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Sustained Impact of an Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    David X Li
    1Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:1243-6. 2016
  8. pmc Risk Factors for Resistance to β-Lactam/β-Lactamase Inhibitors and Ertapenem in Bacteroides Bacteremia
    Janessa M Smith
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:5049-51. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia: overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:278-84. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prescribing practices in response to different Clostridium difficile diagnostic methodologies
    Emily R M Sydnor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1133-6. 2011

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint The role of the microbiology laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship programs
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:215-35. 2014
    ..This article reviews rapid diagnostics, the use of biomarkers, and antibiogram development to antimicrobial stewardship activities and the subsequent impact on patient outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on shortening the duration of therapy for community-acquired pneumonia
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 5425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1581-7. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Management and control strategies for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edina Avdic
    Antibiotic Management Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1463-79. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Use of PNA FISH for blood cultures growing Gram-positive cocci in chains without a concomitant antibiotic stewardship intervention does not improve time to appropriate antibiotic therapy
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 86:86-92. 2016
    ..Our results suggest that in the absence of guidance from an antibiotic stewardship program, the clinical benefits of rapid diagnostic microbiological tools may be reduced. ..
  5. doi request reprint The Use of a Combination Antibiogram to Assist with the Selection of Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy for Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Infections
    Alice J Hsu
    1The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:1458-60. 2015
    ....
  6. pmc Sphingomonas paucimobilis bloodstream infections associated with contaminated intravenous fentanyl
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:12-8. 2009
    ..These pharmacies should adopt more stringent quality-control measures, including prerelease product testing, when compounding and distributing large quantities of sterile preparations...
  7. doi request reprint Sustained Impact of an Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    David X Li
    1Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:1243-6. 2016
    ..We report that improvements in antibiotic use due to a syndrome-focused intervention for community-acquired pneumonia were sustained 3 years later without additional intervention. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;1-4. ..
  8. pmc Risk Factors for Resistance to β-Lactam/β-Lactamase Inhibitors and Ertapenem in Bacteroides Bacteremia
    Janessa M Smith
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:5049-51. 2015
    ..The duration of exposure to βL/βLIs (odds ratio [OR], 1.25; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.08 to 2.31) was the only independent risk factor for resistance. ..
  9. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia: overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:278-84. 2014
    ..We sought to quantify and characterize unjustified antimicrobial use for VAP and identify risk factors for continuation of antibiotics in patients without VAP after 3 days...
  10. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prescribing practices in response to different Clostridium difficile diagnostic methodologies
    Emily R M Sydnor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1133-6. 2011
    ..In addition, a significant proportion of patients with confirmed CDI were not treated according to recommended guidelines...
  11. pmc Carbapenem therapy is associated with improved survival compared with piperacillin-tazobactam for patients with extended-spectrum β-lactamase bacteremia
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Clin Infect Dis 60:1319-25. 2015
    ..We compared 14-day mortality of PTZ vs carbapenems as empiric therapy in a cohort of patients with ESBL bacteremia who all received definitive therapy with a carbapenem...
  12. doi request reprint What is the role of antimicrobial stewardship in improving outcomes of patients with CAP?
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 27:211-28. 2013
    ..This review summarizes interventions that may be promoted by antimicrobial stewardship programs to improve outcomes for patients with CAP...