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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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Nursing Homes
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Skin
Therapeutics
Occupational Health
Delivery of Health Care
2016
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient Care
Hand
Personal Protective Equipment
Viruses
Alcohols
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tsunamis
Earthquakes
Japan
Tuberculosis
Minisatellite Repeats
5 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lipids
methodology
Fats
Health
sarcopenia
10 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Antisepsis
Disinfection
Surgical Instruments
Mucous Membrane
Equipment and Supplies
7 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: Research - peer-reviewShort survey

Equipment Contamination
Cystoscopes
Microbial Colony Count
Disinfectants
Disinfection
18 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Decontamination
Hydrogen Peroxide
Clinical Trials
Equipment and Supplies
Disinfection
10 Citations
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Lassa virus
Coronavirus Infections
Emerging Communicable Diseases
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nursing Homes
Thorax
X-Rays
Pneumonia
Anti-Bacterial Agents

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: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

1 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: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

Influenza Vaccines
Delivery of Health Care
Human Influenza
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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
11 Citations
Burn Units
Acinetobacter baumannii
Disease Outbreaks
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
Genetic Recombination
9 Citations
Decontamination
Touch
Cross Infection
Hydrogen Peroxide
Technology
3 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Disinfectants
Occupational Health
Delivery of Health Care
Asthma
Contact Dermatitis
2 Citations
Occupational Health
Health Personnel
Delivery of Health Care
Infection
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
9 Citations
Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Duodenoscopes
Carbapenems
Disease Outbreaks
Infection
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hand Hygiene
Cross Infection
Compliance
Hand
Health Personnel
7 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Technology
Equipment and Supplies
Disinfection
Temperature
Gastrointestinal Endoscopes
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cross Infection
Wounds and Injuries
Infection
TimeLine
Hospitalization
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Endocarditis
Streptococcus
Therapeutics
Streptococcus mitis
16S Ribosomal RNA
5 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ceftriaxone
Proxy
Pneumonia
PPI-0903
T 91825
24 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: Research - peer-reviewComment/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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicaragua
Immunization Programs
Pneumonia
Pediatrics
Mortality
8 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. Apr 1 2015 In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53, 4, p. 1411-1414 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bacteremia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics
Blood Culture
Viridans Streptococci

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: Research - peer-reviewLetter

5 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. 2015 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 7, p. 747-758 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Visitors to Patients
Patient Isolation
Hand Hygiene
Infectious Disease Transmission
Masks
3 Citations
Infection Control
Cross Infection
Intensive Care Units
Infection
Incidence
10 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Health Personnel
Disease Outbreaks
Personal Protective Equipment
Ebolavirus
Viruses
4 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. Oct 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 10, p. 2094-2098 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pneumococcal Vaccines
Retirement
Immunization
Streptococcus pneumoniae
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Quinolones
Japan
Plasmids
Genes
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. Sep 1 2015 In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, 9, p. 1740-1744 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Intelligence
Public Health
Learning
Public Health Surveillance
Public Health Informatics
8 Citations

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of synbiotic yogurt effect on the health of children

Ringel-Kulka, T., Kotch, J. B., Jensen, E. T., Savage, E. & Weber, D. J. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of Pediatrics. 166, 6, p. 1475-1481.e3

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Synbiotics
Yogurt
Placebos
Child Health
Inulin

Reply to Bénet et al

Leroy, S., Weber, D. J. & Smith, D. D. 2015 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 7, p. 852-854 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewLetter

Equipment Contamination
Infectious Disease Transmission
Disinfection
Vagina
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
27 Citations

Review of Fungal Outbreaks and Infection Prevention in Healthcare Settings during Construction and Renovation

Kanamori, H., Rutala, W. A., Sickbert-Bennett, E. E. & Weber, D. J. Aug 1 2015 In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61, 3, p. 433-444 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mycoses
Disease Outbreaks
Delivery of Health Care
Hospital Design and Construction
Fungal Spores
2 Citations

Short operative duration and surgical site infection risk in hip and knee arthroplasty procedures

Dicks, K. V., Baker, A. W., Durkin, M. J., Anderson, D. J., Moehring, R. W., Chen, L. F., Sexton, D. J., Weber, D. J. & Lewis, S. S. 2015 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 12, p. 1431-1436 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Hip
Arthroplasty
Surgeons

Systemic infection from animals

Weber, D. J., Juliano, J. J. & Rutala, W. A. Jan 1 2015 Clinical Infectious Disease, Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, p. 790-796 7 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Zoonoses
Infection
Pets
Domestic Animals
Reptiles
1 Citations

The complexities of Xpert® MTB/RIF interpretation

Lippincott, C. K., Miller, M. B., Van Rie, A., Weber, D. J., Sena, A. C. & Stout, J. E. Mar 1 2015 In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 19, 3, p. 273-275 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rifampin
Tuberculosis
Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Philippines
1 Citations

Varicella-zoster immunity in us healthcare personnel with self-reported history of disease

Troiani, L., Hill, J. J., Consoli, S. & Weber, D. J. 2015 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 12, p. 1467-1468 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Viral Antibodies
Human Herpesvirus 3
Chickenpox
Herpes Zoster
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
2014
9 Citations

A comparison of environmental contamination by patients infected or colonized with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant enterococci: A multicenter study

Knelson, L. P., Williams, D. A., Gergen, M. F., Rutala, W. A., Weber, D. J., Sexton, D. J. & Anderson, D. J. Jan 1 2014 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 872-875 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Multicenter Studies
Stem Cells
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
Patients' Rooms
16 Citations

A mathematical model to evaluate the routine use of fecal microbiota transplantation to prevent incident and recurrent clostridium difficile infection

Lofgren, E. T., Moehring, R. W., Anderson, D. J., Weber, D. J. & Fefferman, N. H. Jan 1 2014 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 1, p. 18-27 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Theoretical Models
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Therapeutics
5 Citations

Antibiotic prescribing in 4 assisted-living communities: Incidence and potential for improvement

Sloane, P. D., Zimmerman, S., Reed, D., Beeber, A. S., Chisholm, L., Kistler, C., Khandelwal, C., Weber, D. J. & Madeline Mitchell, C. Oct 1 2014 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, p. S62-S68

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Incidence
Prescriptions
Quality Improvement
Inappropriate Prescribing
29 Citations

Bloodstream infections in community hospitals in the 21st century: A multicenter cohort study

Anderson, D. J., Moehring, R. W., Sloane, R., Schmader, K. E., Weber, D. J., Fowler, V. G., Smathers, E. & Sexton, D. J. Mar 18 2014 In : PLoS ONE. 9, 3, e91713

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Community Hospital
Multicenter Studies
Cohort Studies
Infection
Therapeutics
31 Citations

Changes in childhood pneumonia and infant mortality rates following introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Nicaragua

Becker-Dreps, S., Amaya, E., Liu, L., Moreno, G., Rocha, J., Briceño, R., Alemán, J., Hudgens, M. G., Woods, C. W. & Weber, D. J. 2014 In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 33, 6, p. 637-642 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicaragua
Conjugate Vaccines
Infant Mortality
Pneumonia
Mortality