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Ebola Virus Disease: Clinical Challenges, Recognition, and Management.

Nurs Clin North Am 2019 Jun 26;54(2):169-180. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, Nebraska Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985400 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2019.02.001DOI Listing
June 2019

Comment on "Ebola Virus Infection among Western Healthcare Workers Unable to Recall the Transmission Route".

Biomed Res Int 2017 20;2017:7458242. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/7458242DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5632492PMC
November 2018

Observed variation in N95 respirator use by nurses demonstrating isolation care.

Am J Infect Control 2018 05 9;46(5):579-580. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, NE.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.019DOI Listing
May 2018

U.S. High-Level Isolation Unit Clinical Laboratory Capabilities Update.

J Clin Microbiol 2018 02 24;56(2). Epub 2018 Jan 24.

Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01608-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5786736PMC
February 2018

US State Public Health Departments Special Pathogen Planning.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;24(5):E28-E33

Departments of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health (Ms Herstein and Dr Lowe) and Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases (Dr Hewlett) and College of Medicine (Ms Jelden), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska; Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (Dr Biddinger); Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (Dr Biddinger); Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, Indiana (Dr Gibbs and Ms Le); and Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, Omaha, Nebraska (Drs Hewlett and Lowe).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000714DOI Listing
December 2017

Ultraviolet (UV)-reflective paint with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) improves decontamination of nosocomial bacteria on hospital room surfaces.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2017 06;14(6):456-460

a Department of Environmental , Agricultural & Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center , Omaha , Nebraska.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2017.1296231DOI Listing
June 2017

Interagency cooperation is the key to an effective pandemic response.

Lancet Infect Dis 2017 01;17(1):21

College of Public Health, Omaha, Nebraska; Nebraska Biocontainment Unit University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30549-7DOI Listing
January 2017

Containment Care Units for Managing Patients With Highly Hazardous Infectious Diseases: A Concept Whose Time Has Come.

J Infect Dis 2016 10 19;214(suppl 3):S137-S141. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

College of Public Health Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiw292DOI Listing
October 2016

Comparison of hospital room surface disinfection using a novel ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) generator.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2016 09;13(9):690-8

a Department of Environmental , Agricultural & Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center , Omaha , Nebraska.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2016.1166369DOI Listing
September 2016

Evaluating Isolation Behaviors by Nurses Using Mobile Computer Workstations at the Bedside.

Comput Inform Nurs 2016 Sep;34(9):387-92

Author Affiliations: University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Nursing, Omaha, NE (Dr Beam); Department of Environmental Health, Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, IN (Dr Gibbs); Infectious Diseases, UNMC College of Medicine, Omaha, NE (Dr Hewlett); Pathology/Microbiology, UNMC College of Medicine, Omaha, NE (Dr Iwen); The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE (Dr Nuss); and Infectious Diseases, UNMC College of Medicine, Omaha, NE (Dr Smith).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CIN.0000000000000248DOI Listing
September 2016

Infection Prevention in the Hospital from Past to Present: Evolving Roles and Shifting Priorities.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2016 May;18(5):16

Division of Infectious Disease, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, 23219, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-016-0523-zDOI Listing
May 2016

U.S. Ebola Treatment Center Clinical Laboratory Support.

J Clin Microbiol 2016 Apr 3;54(4):1031-5. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02905-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4809931PMC
April 2016

Current Capabilities and Capacity of Ebola Treatment Centers in the United States.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 Mar 8;37(3):313-8. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

1Department of Environmental,Agricultural & Occupational Health,University of Nebraska Medical Center,Omaha,Nebraska.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2015.300DOI Listing
March 2016

Clinical Management of Ebola Virus Disease in the United States and Europe.

N Engl J Med 2016 Feb;374(7):636-46

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (T.M.U., J.G.) and the Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine (A.K.M.) - both in Atlanta; the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (R.T.D.); Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Dallas (A.M.L.); the Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (T.W.), the First Department of Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg (S.S.), and Leipzig Treatment Center for Highly Contagious Diseases, Klinikum St. Georg, Leipzig (T.G.) - all in Germany; the Division of Infectious Diseases and Laboratory of Virology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva (P.V.); the Department of Infection, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London (M.J.); the Internal Medicine Department, Infectious Diseases Unit Madrid, Hospital La Paz-Carlos III IdiPAZ, Madrid (J.R.A.); New York University School of Medicine-Bellevue Hospital Center, New York (L.E.); University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha (A.L.H.); the Departments of Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo (A.B.B.); Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Rome (G.I.); the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, Bégin Military Hospital, Saint-Mandé, France (C.R.); and the Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.I.M.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1504874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4972324PMC
February 2016

Surrogate testing suggests that chlorine dioxide gas exposure would not inactivate Ebola virus contained in environmental blood contamination.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2015 09 8;12(9):D211-D215. Epub 2015 May 8.

a Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health ; University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health ; Omaha , NE ; USA 68198-5110.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2015.1043058DOI Listing
September 2015

Administration of Brincidofovir and Convalescent Plasma in a Patient With Ebola Virus Disease.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 Sep 19;61(6):969-73. Epub 2015 May 19.

Infectious Diseases Division.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ395DOI Listing
September 2015

Ebola virus disease: preparedness and infection control lessons learned from two biocontainment units.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2015 Aug;28(4):343-8

aDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska bDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000176DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4743738PMC
August 2015

Lessons learned: critical care management of patients with Ebola in the United States.

Crit Care Med 2015 Jun;43(6):1157-64

1Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. 2Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. 3Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000000935DOI Listing
June 2015

Clinical challenges in isolation care.

Am J Nurs 2015 Apr;115(4):44-9

Elizabeth Beam is project coordinator of the Programs of Excellence Biopreparedness Grant, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Nursing, Omaha. Shawn G. Gibbs is a professor at the UNMC College of Public Health. Angela L. Hewlett is an assistant professor, Peter C. Iwen is a professor, and Philip W. Smith is a professor at the UNMC College of Medicine. Suzanne L. Nuss is director of care transitions and nursing outcomes, the Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Contact author: Shawn G. Gibbs, The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000463027.27141.32DOI Listing
April 2015

Nebraska Biocontainment Unit patient discharge and environmental decontamination after Ebola care.

Am J Infect Control 2015 Mar 27;43(3):203-5. Epub 2015 Jan 27.

Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, Nebraska Medicine, Omaha, NE. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.12.005DOI Listing
March 2015

Method for investigating nursing behaviors related to isolation care.

Am J Infect Control 2014 Nov 30;42(11):1152-6. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.08.001DOI Listing
November 2014

Current and future trends in the diagnosis of periprosthetic hip infection.

Orthop Clin North Am 2014 Jul;45(3):287-93

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 981080 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-1080, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocl.2014.03.002DOI Listing
July 2014

Decontamination of a hospital room using gaseous chlorine dioxide: Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis, and Yersinia pestis.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2013 ;10(10):533-9

a Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health , University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health , Omaha , Nebraska.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2013.818241DOI Listing
March 2014

Evaluation of ambulance decontamination using gaseous chlorine dioxide.

Prehosp Emerg Care 2013 Jul-Sep;17(3):401-8

Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, Omaha , NE 68198-4320, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10903127.2013.792889DOI Listing
February 2014

Mathematical modeling of pathogen trajectory in a patient care environment.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2013 Nov 23;34(11):1181-8. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/673451DOI Listing
November 2013

Impact of chlorine dioxide gas sterilization on nosocomial organism viability in a hospital room.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2013 Jun 21;10(6):2596-605. Epub 2013 Jun 21.

Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, Omaha, NE 68198, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph10062596DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717754PMC
June 2013

Gaseous chlorine dioxide as an alternative for bedbug control.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012 May 20;33(5):495-9. Epub 2012 Mar 20.

Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/665320DOI Listing
May 2012

New developments in the prevention of intravascular catheter associated infections.

Infect Dis Clin North Am 2012 Mar;26(1):1-11

Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985400 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idc.2011.09.002DOI Listing
March 2012

Evaluation of an infrared thermal detection system for fever recognition during the H1N1 influenza pandemic.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011 May;32(5):504-6

University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985400 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 68198-5400.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/659404DOI Listing
May 2011

Epidemiology of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in a university medical center day care facility.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2010 Feb;29(2):145-7

Department of Healthcare, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA.

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February 2010

Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a university medical center day care facility.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Oct;30(10):985-92

Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555-0770, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/605721DOI Listing
October 2009