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Can Sepsis Be Detected in the Nursing Home Prior to the Need for Hospital Transfer?

Sloane, P. D., Ward, K., Weber, D. J., Kistler, C. E., Brown, B., Davis, K. & Zimmerman, S. Jun 1 2018 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 19, 6, p. 492-496.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Sepsis
Vital Signs
Documentation
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
Cross Infection
Disease Outbreaks
Delivery of Health Care
Intensive Care Units
2017

Can copper-coated surfaces prevent healthcare-associated infections?

Weber, D. J., Otter, J. A. & Rutala, W. A. Jul 1 2017 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 7, p. 772-776 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Cross Infection
Copper

Comparing non-safety with safety device sharps injury incidence data from two different occupational surveillance systems

Mitchell, A. H., Parker, G. B., Kanamori, H., Rutala, W. A. & Weber, D. J. Jun 1 2017 In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 96, 2, p. 195-198 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood-Borne Pathogens
Protective Devices
Needlestick Injuries
Equipment Safety
Incidence
2 Citations

Current Prescribing Practices for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Nursing Homes

Feldstein, D., Sloane, P. D., Weber, D., Ward, K., Reed, D. & Zimmerman, S. Mar 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 18, 3, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Nursing Homes
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Skin
Prescriptions

Even Better Than the Real Thing? Xenografting in Pediatric Patients with Scald Injury

Diegidio, P., Hermiz, S. J., Ortiz-Pujols, S., Jones, S. W., van Duin, D., Weber, D. J., Cairns, B. A. & Hultman, C. S. Jul 1 2017 In : Clinics in Plastic Surgery. 44, 3, p. 651-656 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Heterologous Transplantation
Heterografts
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Pediatrics
Burn Units

Improving Research Enrollment of Severe Burn Patients

Lachiewicz, A. M., Williams, F. N., Carson, S. S., Trexler, J. M., Nielsen, C. A., Van Duin, D., Weber, D. J., Williams, S. D., Jones, S. W. & Cairns, B. A. Jan 1 2017 In : Journal of Burn Care and Research. 38, 5, p. e807-e813

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Inhalation Burns
Specimen Handling
Burn Units
Patient Selection
1 Citations

Life-threatening Skin Disorders Treated in the Burn Center: Impact of Health care–associated Infections on Length of Stay, Survival, and Hospital Charges

Hermiz, S. J., Diegidio, P., Ortiz-Pujols, S., Garimella, R., Weber, D. J., van Duin, D. & Scott Hultman, C. Jul 1 2017 In : Clinics in Plastic Surgery. 44, 3, p. 597-602 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hospital Charges
Burn Units
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Life Change Events
Cross Infection
3 Citations

Prenatal Tdap immunization and risk of maternal and newborn adverse events

Layton, J. B., Butler, A. M., Li, D., Boggess, K. A., Weber, D. J., McGrath, L. J. & Becker-Dreps, S. Jul 24 2017 In : Vaccine. 35, 33, p. 4072-4078 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Health
Delivery of Health Care

Systems-based Practice in Burn Care: Prevention, Management, and Economic Impact of Health Care–associated Infections

Hultman, C. S., van Duin, D., Sickbert-Bennett, E., DiBiase, L. M., Jones, S. W., Cairns, B. A. & Weber, D. J. Oct 1 2017 In : Clinics in Plastic Surgery. 44, 4, p. 935-942 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient Safety
Cross Infection
Quality Improvement
Economics
Hand Hygiene
Long-Term Care
Nursing Homes
Pneumonia
Odds Ratio
Mortality

What's in A Name? A Cluster of Hospital Epidemiologists

Weber, D. J., Summerlin-Long, S. K. & Sickbert-Bennett, E. E. Sep 1 2017 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Names
Epidemiologists
2016
9 Citations

Assessment of self-contamination during removal of personal protective equipment for Ebola patient care

Casanova, L. M., Teal, L. J., Sickbert-Bennett, E. E., Anderson, D. J., Sexton, D. J., Rutala, W. A. & Weber, D. J. Oct 1 2016 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 10, p. 1156-1161 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Hand
Hand Hygiene
Viruses
1 Citations

Clinical and molecular epidemiological features of tuberculosis after the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami

Kanamori, H., Hatakeyama, T., Uchiyama, B., Weber, D. J., Takeuchi, M., Endo, S., Hirakata, Y. & Kaku, M. Apr 1 2016 In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 20, 4, p. 505-514 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tsunamis
Earthquakes
Japan
Tuberculosis
Minisatellite Repeats
6 Citations

Development of novel methods to define deficits in appendicular lean mass relative to fat mass

Weber, D., Long, J., Leonard, M. B., Zemel, B. & Baker, J. F. Oct 1 2016 In : PLoS ONE. 11, 10, e0164385

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fats
sarcopenia
Sarcopenia
Adiposity
adiposity
15 Citations

Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis: An overview

Rutala, W. A. & Weber, D. J. May 2 2016 In : American journal of infection control. 44, 5, p. e1-e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antisepsis
Disinfection
Surgical Instruments
Mucous Membrane
Stethoscopes
11 Citations
Health Facilities
Disinfection
Delivery of Health Care
Equipment and Supplies
Skin
3 Citations

Effective High-Level Disinfection of Cystoscopes: Is Perfusion of Channels Required?

Rutala, W. A., Gergen, M. F., Bringhurst, J. & Weber, D. J. Feb 1 2016 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 2, p. 228-231 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Equipment Contamination
Cystoscopes
Microbial Colony Count
Disinfectants
Disinfection
26 Citations

Effectiveness of ultraviolet devices and hydrogen peroxide systems for terminal room decontamination: Focus on clinical trials

Weber, D. J., Rutala, W. A., Anderson, D. J., Chen, L. F., Sickbert-Bennett, E. E. & Boyce, J. M. May 2 2016 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 5, p. e77-e84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decontamination
Hydrogen Peroxide
Clinical Trials
Equipment and Supplies
Disinfection
12 Citations
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Lassa virus
Coronavirus Infections
Emerging Communicable Diseases
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
5 Citations

Epidemiology of surgical site infection in a community hospital network

Baker, A. W., Dicks, K. V., Durkin, M. J., Weber, D. J., Lewis, S. S., Moehring, R. W., Chen, L. F., Sexton, D. J. & Anderson, D. J. May 1 2016 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 5, p. 519-526 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Networks
Surgical Wound Infection
Community Hospital
Epidemiology
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
1 Citations

Evaluation and Management of the Nursing Home Resident With Respiratory Symptoms and an Equivocal Chest X-Ray Report

McClester Brown, M., Sloane, P. D., Kistler, C. E., Reed, D., Ward, K., Weber, D. & Zimmerman, S. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 17, 12, p. 1164.e1-1164.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Thorax
X-Rays
Pneumonia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
1 Citations

Hepatitis C Virus Outbreaks in Hemodialysis Centers: A Continuing Problem

Weber, D. J., Rutala, W. A. & Fried, M. W. Feb 1 2016 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 2, p. 140-142 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Citations

How to improve influenza vaccine coverage of healthcare personnel

Weber, D. J., Orenstein, W. & Rutala, W. A. Dec 16 2016 In : Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. 5, 1, 61

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Influenza Vaccines
Human Influenza
Delivery of Health Care
Health Personnel
Israel
4 Citations

Impact of safety-engineered devices on the incidence of occupational blood and body fluid exposures among healthcare personnel in an Academic Facility, 2000-2014

Kanamori, H., Weber, D. J., Dibiase, L. M., Pitman, K. L., Consoli, S. A., Hill, J., Sickbert-Bennett, E. E. & Rutala, W. A. May 1 2016 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 5, p. 497-504 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protective Devices
Body Fluids
Delivery of Health Care
Incidence
Wounds and Injuries
5 Citations
Disinfection
Equipment and Supplies
Health Personnel
Hand
Delivery of Health Care
12 Citations
Burn Units
Acinetobacter baumannii
Disease Outbreaks
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
Genetic Recombination
13 Citations
Decontamination
Touch
Cross Infection
Hydrogen Peroxide
Technology
5 Citations

Occupational health risks associated with the use of germicides in health care

Weber, D. J., Consoli, S. A. & Rutala, W. A. May 2 2016 In : American journal of infection control. 44, 5, p. e85-e89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disinfectants
Occupational Health
Delivery of Health Care
Asthma
Contact Dermatitis
4 Citations
Occupational Health
Health Personnel
Hand Hygiene
Needlestick Injuries
Delivery of Health Care
11 Citations
Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Duodenoscopes
Carbapenems
Disease Outbreaks
Endoscopes
4 Citations

Reducing health care-associated infections by implementing a novel all hands on deck approach for hand hygiene compliance

Sickbert-Bennett, E. E., DiBiase, L. M., Schade Willis, T. M., Wolak, E. S., Weber, D. J. & Rutala, W. A. May 2 2016 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 5, p. e13-e16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Hygiene
Cross Infection
Compliance
Hand
Health Personnel
8 Citations

Reprocessing semicritical items: Current issues and new technologies

Rutala, W. A. & Weber, D. J. May 2 2016 In : American journal of infection control. 44, 5, p. e53-e62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disinfection
Technology
Equipment and Supplies
Gastrointestinal Endoscopes
Temperature
5 Citations

Timeline of health care–associated infections and pathogens after burn injuries

van Duin, D., Strassle, P. D., DiBiase, L. M., Lachiewicz, A. M., Rutala, W. A., Eitas, T., Maile, R., Kanamori, H., Weber, D. J., Cairns, B. A., Napravnik, S. & Jones, S. W. Dec 1 2016 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 12, p. 1511-1516 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Infection
Anti-Bacterial Agents
3 Citations
Daptomycin
Hematologic Neoplasms
Vancomycin
Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Transplants
2015
9 Citations

A case of culture-negative endocarditis due to Streptococcus tigurinus

Kanamori, H., Kakuta, R., Yano, H., Suzuki, T., Gu, Y., Oe, C., Inomata, S., Aoyagi, T., Hatta, M., Endo, S., Tokuda, K., Weber, D. J., Nakamura, Y., Saiki, Y. & Kaku, M. Feb 1 2015 In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy. 21, 2, p. 138-140 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endocarditis
Streptococcus
Streptococcus mitis
16S Ribosomal RNA
RNA Sequence Analysis
7 Citations

Assessment of time to clinical response, a proxy for discharge readiness, among hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia who received either ceftaroline fosamil or ceftriaxone in two phase III FOCUS trials

Lodise, T. P., Anzueto, A. R., Weber, D. J., Shorr, A. F., Yang, M., Smith, A., Zhao, Q., Huang, X. & File, T. M. Feb 1 2015 In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 59, 2, p. 1119-1126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceftriaxone
Proxy
Pneumonia
Length of Stay
Bacterial Pneumonia
25 Citations

ERCP Scopes: What Can We Do to Prevent Infections?

Rutala, W. A. & Weber, D. J. Jan 1 2015 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 6, p. 643-648 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Equipment Contamination
Duodenoscopes
Escherichia coli Infections
Carbapenems
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
7 Citations

Impact of a combined pediatric and adult pneumococcal immunization program on adult pneumonia incidence and mortality in Nicaragua

Becker-Dreps, S., Amaya, E., Liu, L., Rocha, J., Briceño, R., Moreno, G., Alemán, J., Hudgens, M. G., Woods, C. W. & Weber, D. J. Jan 1 2015 In : Vaccine. 33, 1, p. 222-227 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicaragua
Immunization Programs
pneumonia
Pneumonia
immunization
11 Citations

Impact of a rapid microarray-based assay for identification of positive blood cultures for treatment optimization for patients with streptococcal and enterococcal bacteremia

Roshdy, D. G., Tran, A., LeCroy, N., Zeng, D., Oud, F. S., Daniels, L. M., Weber, D. J., Alby, K. & Miller, M. B. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 53, 4, p. 1411-1414 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteremia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Viridans Streptococci
Therapeutics
Blood Culture

In reply

Rutala, W. A. & Weber, D. J. Feb 3 2015 In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 313, 5, p. 524 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

7 Citations

Isolation Precautions for Visitors

Munoz-Price, L. S., Banach, D. B., Bearman, G., Gould, J. M., Leekha, S., Morgan, D. J., Palmore, T. N., Rupp, M. E., Weber, D. J. & Wiemken, T. L. Jan 1 2015 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 7, p. 747-758 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visitors to Patients
Patient Isolation
Hand Hygiene
Infectious Disease Transmission
Masks
4 Citations
Infection Control
Cross Infection
Intensive Care Units
Infection
Incidence
12 Citations

Personal Protective Equipment: Protecting Health Care Providers in an Ebola Outbreak

Fischer, W. A., Weber, D. J. & Wohl, D. A. Nov 1 2015 In : Clinical Therapeutics. 37, 11, p. 2402-2410 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Disease Outbreaks
Ebolavirus
Viruses
Western Africa
5 Citations

Pneumococcal carriage and vaccine coverage in retirement community residents

Becker-Dreps, S., Kistler, C. E., Ward, K., Killeya-Jones, L. A., Better, O. M., Weber, D. J., Zimmerman, S., Nicholson, B. P., Woods, C. W. & Sloane, P. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 10, p. 2094-2098 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumococcal Vaccines
Retirement
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Immunization
Advisory Committees
2 Citations

Prevalence of Smqnr and plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants in clinical isolates of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia from Japan: Novel variants of Smqnr

Kanamori, H., Yano, H., Tanouchi, A., Kakuta, R., Endo, S., Ichimura, S., Ogawa, M., Shimojima, M., Inomata, S., Ozawa, D., Aoyagi, T., Weber, D. J. & Kaku, M. Sep 1 2015 In : New Microbes and New Infections. 7, p. 8-14 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Quinolones
Japan
Plasmids
Levofloxacin
5 Citations
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Infection Control
Delivery of Health Care
3 Citations

Public health intelligence: Learning from the Ebola crisis

Carney, T. J. & Weber, D. J. Jan 1 2015 In : American journal of public health. 105, 9, p. 1740-1744 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Intelligence
Public Health
Learning
Public Health Surveillance
Public Health Informatics