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    November 2022
  1. LEE ALH, Leung ECM, Wong BWH, Wong LCH, et al
    Clean clothes or dirty clothes? Outbreak investigation of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii related to laundry contamination through multilocus sequence typing (MLST).
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Nov 8:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. DE AGUIAR AC, Perlin Silva JF, Kim LM, Rosot RK, et al
    Investigation of multidrug-resistant bacteria in dogs enrolled at animal-assisted therapy in a trauma and surgical emergency hospital.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:1722-1723.
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    October 2022
  3. PFISTER TR, Chow B, Shen Y, Ellison J, et al
    The associated impact of standardized admission screening on vancomycin-resistant Enterococci bloodstream infections.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Oct 6:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
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  4. CHAONONGHIN S, Jantarathaneewat K, Weber DJ, Warren DK, et al
    Impact of antibiotic heterogeneity by periodic antibiotic monitoring and supervision strategy at two units with different prevalences of multidrug-resistant organisms.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:1501-1504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2022
  5. ADEDIRAN TY, Hitchcock S, Johnson JK, Stine OC, et al
    Molecular concordance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from healthcare workers and patients.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Sep 30:1-11. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. ASLAM S, Asrat H, Liang R, Qiu W, et al
    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Trends and Distinguishing Characteristics among Patients in a Health Care System in New York City.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Sep 9:1-12. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
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  7. KELLY BJ, Bekele S, Loughrey S, Huang E, et al
    Healthcare microenvironments define multidrug-resistant organism persistence.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:1135-1141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2022
  8. SPERLING CD, Rose L, Yang H, Byrne DD, et al
    Evaluation of Escherichia coli resistance to fluoroquinolones in men undergoing prostate procedures: Is it time to change preoperative prophylaxis?
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:1078-1080.
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  9. GONTJES KJ, Gibson KE, Lansing B, Cassone M, et al
    Can alternative anatomical sites and environmental surveillance replace perianal screening for multidrug-resistant organisms in nursing homes?
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:1063-1066.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2022
  10. ZHANG HL, Gontjes KJ, Han JH, Alby K, et al
    Characterization of resistance to newer antimicrobials among carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the post-acute-care setting.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jul 28:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. TAMMA PD, Bergman Y, Jacobs EB, Lee JH, et al
    Comparing the activity of novel antibiotic agents against carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales clinical isolates.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jul 13:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. IDIGO AJ, Brown ML, Wiener HW, Griffin RL, et al
    How fluoroquinolone preauthorization affects third- and fourth-generation cephalosporin use and resistance in a large academic hospital.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:848-859.
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    June 2022
  13. NAKASHIMA T, Inoue H, Sakemi Y, Yamashita H, et al
    Effectiveness of umbilical culture for surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care units.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 30:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. SCHAPS D, Dever R, Parente VM, Anderson DJ, et al
    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in children with cerebral palsy.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 23:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. QUAN KA, Sater MRA, Uy C, Clifton-Koeppel R, et al
    Epidemiology and genomics of a slow outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphyloccus aureus (MRSA) in a neonatal intensive care unit: Successful chronic decolonization of MRSA-positive healthcare personnel.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 16:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. WERTH BJ, Dilworth TJ, Escobar ZK, Gross AE, et al
    Reporting behaviors and perceptions toward the National Healthcare Safety Network antimicrobial use (AU) and antimicrobial resistance (AR) modules.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 15:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. ROTTIER WC, Pinholt M, van der Bij AK, Arpi M, et al
    Attributable mortality of vancomycin resistance in ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium bacteremia in Denmark and the Netherlands: A matched cohort study.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:719-727.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2022
  18. ONG SWX, Rao P, Khong WX, Ong VYF, et al
    Genomic surveillance uncovers ongoing transmission of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) and identifies actionable routes of transmissions in an endemic setting.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 May 23:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
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  19. KON H, Temkin E, Elmalih P, Keren-Paz A, et al
    Analysis of four carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii outbreaks using Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 May 10:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. GIBSON KE, Mills JP, Mantey JA, Lansing BJ, et al
    Multidrug-resistant organism (MDRO) contamination of privacy curtains in nursing homes.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:666-668.
    PubMed    


    April 2022
  21. ELLINGSON KD, Noble BN, Buser GL, Snyder GM, et al
    Interfacility transfer communication of multidrug-resistant organism colonization or infection status: Practices and barriers in the acute-care setting.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:448-453.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  22. HTUN HL, Hon PY, Tan R, Ang B, et al
    Synergistic effects of length of stay and prior MDRO carriage on the colonization and co-colonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales across healthcare set
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Mar 30:1-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. MADERA S, McNeil N, Serpa PH, Kamm J, et al
    Prolonged silent carriage, genomic virulence potential and transmission between staff and patients characterize a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Mar 21:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. KLEINMAN DR, Mitchell R, McCracken M, Hota SS, et al
    Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus sequence type 1478 spread across hospitals participating in the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program from 2013 to 2018.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Mar 10:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  25. OLIVEIRA JDS, Sampaio NCFM, Leite GS, Pereira MADM, et al
    Acquisition of carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacilli among intensive care unit (ICU) patients with no previous use of carbapenems: Indirect population impact of antimicrobial use.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Feb 14:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. PARK SY, Lee JS, Oh J, Lee SH, et al
    Effectiveness of selective digestive decolonization therapy using oral gentamicin for eradication of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae carriage.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Feb 9:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. HOWARD-ANDERSON JR, Earley M, Komarow L, Abbo L, et al
    Poor outcomes in both infection and colonization with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Feb 2:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  28. SCHECHNER V, Lellouche J, Stepansky S, Mandel D, et al
    Carriage of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in infants following an outbreak in the neonatal intensive care unit: time to clearance of carriage and use of molecular methods to detect colonization.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jan 31:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. CHOI H, Chatterjee P, Hwang M, Stock EM, et al
    Can multidrug-resistant organisms become resistant to ultraviolet (UV) light following serial exposures? Characterization of post-UV genomic changes using whole-genome sequencing.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022;43:72-78.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  30. HARRISON C, Zent R, Schneck E, Flynn CE, et al
    Infection prevention versus antimicrobial stewardship: Does nasal povidone-iodine interfere with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening?
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Dec 22:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  31. GUSSIN GM, Heim L, Tjoa T, McKinnell JA, et al
    Post-discharge decolonization of patients harboring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) USA300 strains: secondary analysis of the CLEAR Trial.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Dec 16:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  32. SUDA KJ, Traversa A, Patel U, Poggensee L, et al
    Uptake in newly approved antibiotics prescribed to patients with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE).
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Nov 24:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. NII DM, Martins MAV, Fortaleza CMCB
    Trends in antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from bloodstream infections: A joinpoint regression analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Nov 2:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  34. KENGKLA K, Wongsalap Y, Chaomuang N, Suthipinijtham P, et al
    Clinical and economic outcomes attributable to carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales and delayed appropriate antibiotic therapy in hospitalized patients.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Nov 2:1-11. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  35. LIN G, Tseng KK, Gatalo O, Martinez DA, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) surveillance in Maryland.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Oct 22:1-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. ALHMIDI H, Cadnum JL, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ, et al
    Transfer of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by fist bump versus elbow bump.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Oct 18:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. SERRA-BURRIEL M, Campillo-Artero C, Agodi A, Barchitta M, et al
    Association between antibiotic resistance in intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired infections and excess resource utilization: Evidence from Spain, Italy, and Portugal.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Oct 18:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  38. WOLFENSBERGER A, Mang N, Gibson KE, Gontjes K, et al
    Understanding short-term transmission dynamics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the patient room.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Aug 27:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. HEIM LT, Miller LG, Singh RD, McKinnell JA, et al
    Double-swab 5% versus single-swab 10% iodophor for reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with routine chlorhexidine bathing.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Aug 26:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  40. SCHAPS D, Godfrey AW, Anderson DJ
    Risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) acquisition during ambulance transport: A retrospective propensity-score-matched cohort analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 21:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. AUNG AH, Kyaw WM, Heng YK, Tey HL, et al
    Intranasal octenidine for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers and universal octenidine bathing reduced MRSA acquisition in an acute-care general ward.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 16:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. KHAWCHAROENPORN T, Kanoktipakorn P
    Effectiveness of appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis for transurethral resection of the prostate in the era of antibiotic resistance.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 15:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  43. APISARNTHANARAK A, Weber DJ
    Strategy to Limit Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Transmission in Cohort COVID-19 Critical Care Unit.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 24:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  44. RYNKIEWICH KR, Makhija J, Froilan MCM, Benson EC, et al
    Healthcare personnel experiences implementing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales infection control measures at a ventilator-capable skilled nursing facility-A qualitative analysis.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 21:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. SLOTT JENSEN ML, Chen M, Detlefsen M, Kudsk Klitgaard J, et al
    Whole-genome sequence analyses by a new easy-to-use software solution support the suspicion of a neonatal ward outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and transmission between hospitals.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 9:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  46. TANWAR SSS, Weiner-Lastinger LM, Bell JM, Allen-Bridson K, et al
    Laboratory-identified vancomycin-resistant enterococci bacteremia incidence: A standardized infection ratio prediction model.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 4:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  47. HELLMAN MD, Davis KW, Hackworth B, Evans ME, et al
    Implementing a postdischarge methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decolonization protocol within a Veterans Affairs Health Care System facility.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May 24:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed    


  48. CHO SY, Kim HM, Chung DR, Choi JR, et al
    The impact of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) screening policy change on the incidence of healthcare-associated VRE bacteremia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May 17:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. RIVERA F, Reeme A, Graham MB, Buchan BW, et al
    Surveillance cultures following a regional outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May 14:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. SHERRY NL, Lee RS, Gorrie CL, Kwong JC, et al
    Pilot study of a combined genomic and epidemiologic surveillance program for hospital-acquired multidrug-resistant pathogens across multiple hospital networks in Australia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021;42:573-581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  51. WEILAND AS, Lu JY, Chen CS, Tjoa T, et al
    Impact of empiric antibiotics for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and associated Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) risk: Secondary analysis of the CLEAR trial.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 16:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. PASCALE R, Bussini L, Gaibani P, Bovo F, et al
    Carbapenem resistant bacteria in Intensive Care Unit during COVID-19 pandemic: multicenter before-after cross sectional study.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 16:1-25. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. RAUSEO AM, Hink T, Reske KA, Seiler SM, et al
    A randomized controlled trial of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG on antimicrobial-resistant organism colonization.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 6:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  54. FITZPATRICK MA, Suda KJ, Poggensee L, Vivo A, et al
    Epidemiology and clinical outcomes associated with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter in US Veterans' Affairs (VA) medical centers.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021;42:305-310.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  55. VO QT, Klevens RM, Bolstorff B, Barton K, et al
    Utilization of cumulative antibiograms for public health surveillance: Trends in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae susceptibility, Massachusetts, 2008-2018.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021;42:169-175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  56. ARTEAGA-LIVIAS K, Pinzas-Acosta K, Perez-Abad L, Panduro-Correa V, et al
    A Multidrug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in a Peruvian hospital. Another threat from the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jan 5:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1401.
    PubMed    


    December 2020
  57. BORK JT, Leekha S, Claeys K, Seung H, et al
    Change in Hospital Antibiotic Use and Acquisition of Multidrug Resistant Gram-Negative Organisms After the Onset of Coronavirus Disease 2019.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 10:1-13. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1360.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  58. PUNJABI C, Madaline T, Gendlina I, Chen V, et al
    Prevalence of MRSA in Respiratory cultures and Diagnostic Performance of the MRSA Nasal PCR In Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 Pneumonia.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 26:1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.
    PubMed    


    April 2020
  59. RUTALA WA, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Weber DJ, et al
    Comparative evaluation of the microbicidal activity of low-temperature sterilization technologies to steam sterilization.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:391-395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. TESHOME BF, Vouri SM, Hampton NB, Kollef MH, et al
    Evaluation of a ceiling effect on the association of new resistance development to antipseudomonal beta-lactam exposure in the critically ill.
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41:484-485.
    PubMed    


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