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Antimicrobial utilization data: Does point prevalence data correlate with defined daily doses?

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 Aug 11;40(8):920-921. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

McMaster University,Hamilton, Ontario,Canada.

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August 2019

Pregnancy as a risk factor for severe influenza infection: an individual participant data meta-analysis.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Aug 2;19(1):683. Epub 2019 Aug 2.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6679491PMC
August 2019

The defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship-results from an international cross-sectional survey.

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Francesco M Labricciosa Pamela Barbadoro Leonardo Pagani Luca Ansaloni Adrian J Brink Jean Carlet Ashish Khanna Alain Chichom-Mefire Federico Coccolini Salomone Di Saverio Addison K May Pierluigi Viale Richard R Watkins Luigia Scudeller Lilian M Abbo Fikri M Abu-Zidan Abdulrashid K Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Halil Alis Carlos Alves André R Araujo da Silva Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Philip S Barie Marcelo A Beltrán Aneel Bhangu Belefquih Bouchra Stephen M Brecher Miguel A Caínzos Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Marco Catani Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Osvaldo Chiara Elif Colak Oliver A Cornely Yunfeng Cui Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Jan J De Waele Sameer Dhingra Francesco Di Marzo Agron Dogjani Gereltuya Dorj Laurent Dortet Therese M Duane Mutasim M Elmangory Mushira A Enani Paula Ferrada J Esteban Foianini Mahir Gachabayov Chinmay Gandhi Wagih Mommtaz Ghnnam Helen Giamarellou Georgios Gkiokas Harumi Gomi Tatjana Goranovic Ewen A Griffiths Rosio I Guerra Gronerth Julio C Haidamus Monteiro Timothy C Hardcastle Andreas Hecker Adrien M Hodonou Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Katia A Iskandar Hossein S Kafil Souha S Kanj Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar R Karamarkovic Jakub Kenig Ivan Kerschaever Faryal Khamis Vladimir Khokha Ronald Kiguba Hong B Kim Wen-Chien Ko Kaoru Koike Iryna Kozlovska Anand Kumar Leonel Lagunes Rifat Latifi Jae G Lee Young R Lee Ari Leppäniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Warren Lowman Gustavo M Machain Marc Maegele Piotr Major Sydney Malama Ramiro Manzano-Nunez Athanasios Marinis Isidro Martinez Casas Sanjay Marwah Emilio Maseda Michael E McFarlane Ziad Memish Dominik Mertz Cristian Mesina Shyam K Mishra Ernest E Moore Akutu Munyika Eleftherios Mylonakis Lena Napolitano Ionut Negoi Milica D Nestorovic David P Nicolau Abdelkarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez José-Artur Paiva Narayan D Pant Jose G Parreira Michal Pędziwiatr Bruno M Pereira Alfredo Ponce-de-Leon Garyphallia Poulakou Jacobus Preller Céline Pulcini Guntars Pupelis Martha Quiodettis Timothy M Rawson Tarcisio Reis Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Jason Roberts Nuno Rocha Pereira Jesús Rodríguez-Baño Boris Sakakushev James Sanders Natalia Santos Norio Sato Robert G Sawyer Sandro Scarpelini Loredana Scoccia Nusrat Shafiq Vishalkumar Shelat Costi D Sifri Boonying Siribumrungwong Kjetil Søreide Rodolfo Soto Hamilton P de Souza Peep Talving Ngo Tat Trung Jeffrey M Tessier Mario Tumbarello Jan Ulrych Selman Uranues Harry Van Goor Andras Vereczkei Florian Wagenlehner Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Agnes Wechsler-Fördös Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Brian Zuckerbraun Wietse P Zuidema Fausto Catena

World J Emerg Surg 2017 1;12:34. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Department of General Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5540347PMC
September 2018

Antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infections: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Syst Rev 2018 09 11;7(1):138. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6134765PMC
September 2018

Probiotics to Prevent Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients Receiving Antibiotics.

JAMA 2018 Aug;320(5):499-500

Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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August 2018

The evolving epidemiology of infection in Canadian hospitals during a postepidemic period (2009-2015).

CMAJ 2018 Jun;190(25):E758-E765

North York General Hospital (Katz), Toronto, Ont.; National Microbiology Laboratory (Golding, Du, Mulvey), Winnipeg, Man.; Public Health Agency Canada (Choi, Pelude, Amaratunga, Alexandre, Gravel), Ottawa, Ont.; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (Taljaard), Ottawa, Ont.; BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital (Collet), Vancouver, BC; Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (Davis), Halifax, NS; Kingston General Hospital (Evans), Kingston, Ont.; McGill University Health Centre (Frenette), Montréal, Que.; University Health Network (Hota, Lemieux), Toronto, Ont.; Royal Jubilee Hospital (Kibsey), Victoria, BC; IWK Health Centre (Langley), Halifax, NS; Stollery Children's Hospital (Lee), Edmonton, Alta.; Jewish General Hospital (Longtin), Montréal, Que.; Hamilton Health Sciences (Mertz), Hamilton, Ont.; Mount Sinai Hospital (Maze Dit Mieusement), Toronto, Ont.; Regina General Hospital (Minion), Regina, Sask.; Montreal Children's Hospital (Moore), Montréal, Que.; The Hospital for Sick Children (Richardson, Science), Toronto, Ont.; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Simor), Toronto, Ont.; Western Memorial Regional Hospital (Stagg), Corner Brook, NL; The Ottawa Hospital (Suh, Amaratunga), Ottawa, Ont.; University of Alberta Hospital (Taylor), Edmonton, Alta., Royal University Hospital (Wong), Saskatoon, Sask.; Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Thampi), Ottawa, Ont.

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June 2018

Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).

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Massimo Sartelli Dieter G Weber Etienne Ruppé Matteo Bassetti Brian J Wright Luca Ansaloni Fausto Catena Federico Coccolini Fikri M Abu-Zidan Raul Coimbra Ernest E Moore Frederick A Moore Ronald V Maier Jan J De Waele Andrew W Kirkpatrick Ewen A Griffiths Christian Eckmann Adrian J Brink John E Mazuski Addison K May Rob G Sawyer Dominik Mertz Philippe Montravers Anand Kumar Jason A Roberts Jean-Louis Vincent Richard R Watkins Warren Lowman Brad Spellberg Iain J Abbott Abdulrashid Kayode Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Ferdinando Agresta Asma A Althani Shamshul Ansari Rashid Ansumana Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Zsolt J Balogh Oussama Baraket Aneel Bhangu Marcelo A Beltrán Michael Bernhard Walter L Biffl Marja A Boermeester Stephen M Brecher Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Otmar R Buyne Miguel A Cainzos Kelly A Cairns Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Alain Chichom-Mefire Caroline Colijn Francesco Corcione Yunfeng Cui Daniel Curcio Samir Delibegovic Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Sameer Dhingra José J Diaz Isidoro Di Carlo Angel Dillip Salomone Di Saverio Michael P Doyle Gereltuya Dorj Agron Dogjani Hervé Dupont Soumitra R Eachempati Mushira Abdulaziz Enani Valery N Egiev Mutasim M Elmangory Paula Ferrada Joseph R Fitchett Gustavo P Fraga Nathalie Guessennd Helen Giamarellou Wagih Ghnnam George Gkiokas Staphanie R Goldberg Carlos Augusto Gomes Harumi Gomi Manuel Guzmán-Blanco Mainul Haque Sonja Hansen Andreas Hecker Wolfgang R Heizmann Torsten Herzog Adrien Montcho Hodonou Suk-Kyung Hong Reinhold Kafka-Ritsch Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar Karamarkovic Martin G Kees Jakub Kenig Ronald Kiguba Peter K Kim Yoram Kluger Vladimir Khokha Kaoru Koike Kenneth Y Y Kok Victory Kong Matthew C Knox Kenji Inaba Arda Isik Katia Iskandar Rao R Ivatury Maurizio Labbate Francesco M Labricciosa Pierre-François Laterre Rifat Latifi Jae Gil Lee Young Ran Lee Marc Leone Ari Leppaniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Tonny Loho Marc Maegele Sydney Malama Hany E Marei Ignacio Martin-Loeches Sanjay Marwah Amos Massele Michael McFarlane Renato Bessa Melo Ionut Negoi David P Nicolau Carl Erik Nord Richard Ofori-Asenso AbdelKarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez Mouaqit Ouadii Gerson Alves Pereira Júnior Diego Piazza Guntars Pupelis Timothy Miles Rawson Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Claudio Rocha Boris Sakakushev Miguel Sanchez-Garcia Norio Sato Helmut A Segovia Lohse Gabriele Sganga Boonying Siribumrungwong Vishal G Shelat Kjetil Soreide Rodolfo Soto Peep Talving Jonathan V Tilsed Jean-Francois Timsit Gabriel Trueba Ngo Tat Trung Jan Ulrych Harry van Goor Andras Vereczkei Ravinder S Vohra Imtiaz Wani Waldemar Uhl Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Sanoop K Zachariah Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Antonio Corcione Rita M Melotti Claudio Viscoli Perluigi Viale

World J Emerg Surg 2016 15;11:33. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Sant' Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4946132PMC
May 2018

Assessing the reporting quality of influenza outbreaks in the community.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2017 11;11(6):556-563

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5705690PMC
November 2017

Guideline recommendations and antimicrobial resistance: the need for a change.

BMJ Open 2017 Jul 26;7(7):e016264. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

Essential Medicines and Health Products, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5642659PMC
July 2017

Pregnancy as a risk factor for severe outcomes from influenza virus infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Vaccine 2017 01 23;35(4):521-528. Epub 2016 Dec 23.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.12.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5359513PMC
January 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care setting--a review and critical appraisal of the literature.

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 21;145:w14220. Epub 2015 Dec 21.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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September 2016

Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection: A Systematic Survey of Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 08 7;37(8):901-8. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

1Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics,McMaster University,Hamilton,Canada.

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August 2016

A Controlled Quasi-Experimental Study of an Educational Intervention to Reduce the Unnecessary Use of Antimicrobials For Asymptomatic Bacteriuria.

PLoS One 2015 16;10(7):e0132071. Epub 2015 Jul 16.

Hamilton Health Sciences. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, HSC-2N20A Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, 3W10, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research (IIDR), MDCL building, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4504667PMC
April 2016

Premature Discontinuation of Randomized Trials in Critical and Emergency Care: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Crit Care Med 2016 Jan;44(1):130-7

1Department of Clinical Research, Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.2Department of Medicine, Academy of Swiss Insurance Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.3Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland.4Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.5Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.6German Cochrane Centre, Medical Center-University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.7Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.8Centre de Recherche Clinique du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada.9Department of Health and Society, Austrian Federal Institute for Health Care, Vienna, Austria.10Departments of Urology and Public Health, Helsinki University Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.11Department of Internal Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.12Evidence-Based Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.13Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.14Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.15Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.16Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.17Department of Neonatology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.18Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.19Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.20Epidemiology Unit, Department of Cardiology, Vall d'Hebron Hospital and CIBER de Epidem

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January 2016

Inadequate documentation of urinary tract infection symptoms in the medical chart.

Am J Infect Control 2015 Nov 9;43(11):1252-4. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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November 2015

Clinical severity of pediatric respiratory illness with enterovirus D68 compared with rhinovirus or other enterovirus genotypes.

CMAJ 2015 Nov 13;187(17):1279-1284. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Departments of Medicine (Mertz, Alawfi, Smieja), Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Mertz, Smieja), Pathology and Molecular Medicine (Mertz, Smieja); Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research (Mertz, Smieja); Department of Pediatrics (Pernica, Smieja), McMaster University; Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (Rutherford, Smieja); Department of Laboratory Medicine (Luinstra, Smieja), St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4646747PMC
November 2015

Clinical disease severity of respiratory viral co-infection versus single viral infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

PLoS One 2014 16;9(6):e99392. Epub 2014 Jun 16.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4059637PMC
October 2015

Self-disinfecting sink drains reduce the Pseudomonas aeruginosa bioburden in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Acta Paediatr 2015 Aug 22;104(8):e344-9. Epub 2015 Apr 22.

Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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August 2015

Completion and Publication Rates of Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgery: An Empirical Study.

Ann Surg 2015 Jul;262(1):68-73

*Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse, Basel, Switzerland †Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital of Basel, Hebelstrasse, Basel, Switzerland ‡Department of Oncology, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland §Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland ¶Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ‖Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada **German Cochrane Centre, Department of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany ††Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland ‡‡Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland §§Department of Urology, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland ¶¶Department of Internal Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile ‖‖Evidence-Based Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile ***Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada †††Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ‡‡‡Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Riad-El-Solh, Beirut, Lebanon §§§Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY ¶¶¶Center for Pediatric Clinical Studies, Department of Neonatology, University Children's Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany and Division of Neonatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland ‖‖‖Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ****Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ††††Epidemiolo

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July 2015

Multifaceted intervention to optimize antibiotic use for intra-abdominal infections.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Apr 11;70(4):1226-9. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, Hamilton, ON, Canada

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April 2015

Populations at risk for severe or complicated Avian Influenza H5N1: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

PLoS One 2014 6;9(3):e89697. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3948335PMC
February 2015

Clinical severity of rhinovirus/enterovirus compared to other respiratory viruses in children.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2014 Jul 7;8(4):436-42. Epub 2014 May 7.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4181803PMC
July 2014

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) transmission and risk factors in contacts of VRE carriers.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Jul 21;35(7):876-9. Epub 2014 May 21.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2014

Newcastle-Ottawa Scale: comparing reviewers' to authors' assessments.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2014 Apr 1;14:45. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4021422PMC
April 2014

Algorithm to reduce unnecessary isolation days in patients with a history of colonization by antimicrobial-resistant organisms.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Nov 20;41(11):1119-21. Epub 2013 Jul 20.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Inappropriate use of antibiotics and Clostridium difficile infection.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Nov 7;41(11):1116-8. Epub 2013 Aug 7.

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Infection Prevention and Control, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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November 2013

Comment on: Ethical dilemmas in antibiotic treatment.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2012 May 8;67(5):1302-3. Epub 2012 Feb 8.

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May 2012

Adherence to hand hygiene and risk factors for poor adherence in 13 Ontario acute care hospitals.

Am J Infect Control 2011 Oct 12;39(8):693-696. Epub 2011 Jun 12.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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October 2011

Does duration of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis matter in cardiac surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Surg 2011 Jul;254(1):48-54

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2011

Prevalence and predictors of antibiotic use in community-based elderly in Ontario, Canada.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011 Jul;32(7):710-3

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2011

Modern Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Is It Cost-Effective and are Outcomes Acceptable?

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2011 Jun;13(3):269-77

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, MDCL 3200, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada,

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June 2011

Effect of a multifaceted intervention on adherence to hand hygiene among healthcare workers: a cluster-randomized trial.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 Nov;31(11):1170-6

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2010

Drug-drug interaction in a kidney transplant recipient receiving HIV salvage therapy and tacrolimus.

Am J Kidney Dis 2009 Jul 5;54(1):e1-4. Epub 2009 Apr 5.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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July 2009

Outcomes of early switching from intravenous to oral antibiotics on medical wards.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2009 Jul 28;64(1):188-99. Epub 2009 Apr 28.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2692500PMC
July 2009

Exclusive Staphylococcus aureus throat carriage: at-risk populations.

Arch Intern Med 2009 Jan;169(2):172-8

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinternmed.2008.536DOI Listing
January 2009

Less than 28 days of intravenous antibiotic treatment is sufficient for suppurative thrombophlebitis in injection drug users.

Clin Infect Dis 2008 Mar;46(5):741-4

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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March 2008

Throat swabs are necessary to reliably detect carriers of Staphylococcus aureus.

Clin Infect Dis 2007 Aug 5;45(4):475-7. Epub 2007 Jul 5.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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August 2007