Marc Dangel, RN, MPH - University Hospital Basel

Marc Dangel

RN, MPH

University Hospital Basel

Switzerland

Additional Specialties: Infection prevention

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Marc Dangel, RN, MPH - University Hospital Basel

Marc Dangel

RN, MPH

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: University Hospital Basel - Switzerland

Additional Specialties:

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40Publications

846Reads

63Profile Views

129PubMed Central Citations

Vaginal-perineal cultures for detecting group B streptococci and extended spectrum β-lactamase producing bacteria in pregnancy.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2019 Oct 19;241:24-29. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2019.07.024DOI Listing
October 2019
2 Reads
1.627 Impact Factor

Impact of health insurance status on surgical site infection incidence: A prospective cohort study.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 Sep 16;40(9):1063-1065. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.195DOI Listing
September 2019
4 Reads
4.175 Impact Factor

Frequent Door Openings During Cardiac Surgery Are Associated With Increased Risk for Surgical Site Infection: A Prospective Observational Study.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 Jul;69(2):290-294

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy879DOI Listing
July 2019
7 Reads
8.890 Impact Factor

Time-dependent differences in management and microbiology of orthopaedic internal fixation-associated infections: an observational prospective study with 229 patients.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2019 Jan 10;25(1):76-81. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2018.03.040DOI Listing
January 2019
11 Reads
5.770 Impact Factor

Simplifying the WHO protocol: Three steps versus six steps for performance of hand hygiene - a cluster-randomized trial.

Clin Infect Dis 2018 Nov 3. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

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

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https://academic.oup.com/cid/advance-article/doi/10.1093/cid
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy948DOI Listing
November 2018
71 Reads
8.890 Impact Factor

Basic patient characteristics predict antimicrobial resistance in E. coli from urinary tract specimens: a retrospective cohort analysis of 5246 urine samples.

Swiss Med Wkly 2018 11 15;148:w14660. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

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

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https://doi.emh.ch/smw.2018.14660
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2018.14660DOI Listing
November 2018
36 Reads

Costs versus earnings in colon surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting under a prospective payment system: Sufficient financial incentives to reduce surgical site infections?

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 10 22;39(10):1246-1249. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

1Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology,University Hospital Basel,Basel,Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.179DOI Listing
October 2018
10 Reads
4.175 Impact Factor

Value of the Pitt Bacteraemia Score to predict short-term mortality in Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: a validation study.

Swiss Med Wkly 2017 10;147:w14482. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

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

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http://doi.emh.ch/smw.2017.14482
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2017.14482DOI Listing
June 2018
100 Reads

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Control Challenges with a Novel Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay in a Tertiary Medical Center.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017 11 23;38(11):1291-1297. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

1Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology,University Hospital Basel,University Basel,Basel,Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.213DOI Listing
November 2017
45 Reads
1 Citation
4.175 Impact Factor

Workload even affects hand hygiene in a highly trained and well-staffed setting: a prospective 365/7/24 observational study.

J Hosp Infect 2017 Sep 20;97(1):11-16. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Infectious Diseases, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2017.02.013DOI Listing
September 2017
25 Reads
2.544 Impact Factor

Multidrug-Resistant Organisms Detected More Than 48 Hours After Hospital Admission Are Not Necessarily Hospital-Acquired.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017 01 17;38(1):18-23. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

1Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology,University Hospital Basel,Basel,Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2016.226DOI Listing
January 2017
23 Reads
1 Citation
4.175 Impact Factor

Validation of a treatment algorithm for orthopaedic implant-related infections with device-retention-results from a prospective observational cohort study.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2016 May 20;22(5):457.e1-9. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2016.01.004DOI Listing
May 2016
13 Reads
3 Citations
5.770 Impact Factor

Low-Dose Acetylsalicylic Acid Treatment and Impact on Short-Term Mortality in Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection: A Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study.

Crit Care Med 2016 Apr;44(4):773-81

1Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Departments of Medicine and Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 2Division of Clinical Microbiology, Departments of Medicine and Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000001554DOI Listing
April 2016
31 Reads
5 Citations
6.312 Impact Factor

Low sensitivity of fecal toxin A/B enzyme immunoassay for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection in immunocompromised patients.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2015 Nov 29;21(11):998.e9-998.e15. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2015.07.016DOI Listing
November 2015
10 Reads
4 Citations
5.770 Impact Factor

Is admission screening for Pseudomonas aeruginosa useful in haematologic patients? A prospective study with 1310 patients.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2015 Jun 10;21(6):572.e1-3. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2015.02.004DOI Listing
June 2015
6 Reads
1 Citation
5.770 Impact Factor

Compliance with the World Health Organization hand hygiene technique: a prospective observational study.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015 Apr;36(4):482-3

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2014.82DOI Listing
April 2015
31 Reads
1 Citation
4.175 Impact Factor

Rectal swab for detection of norovirus by real-time PCR: similar sensitivity compared to faecal specimens.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2014 Dec 1;20(12):O1017-9. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1469-0691.12723DOI Listing
December 2014
12 Reads
5.770 Impact Factor

Sonication for diagnosis of catheter-related infection is not better than traditional roll-plate culture: a prospective cohort study with 975 central venous catheters.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Aug 13;59(4):541-4. Epub 2014 May 13.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu352DOI Listing
August 2014
29 Reads
1 Citation
8.890 Impact Factor

Drainage days-an independent risk factor for serious sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery: a case control study.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Dec 17;41(12):1264-7. Epub 2013 Jul 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2013.03.311DOI Listing
December 2013
36 Reads
1 Citation
2.210 Impact Factor

Additive effect of Enterococcus faecium on Enterococcal bloodstream infections: a 14-year study in a Swiss tertiary hospital.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2013 Oct 29;34(10):1109-12. Epub 2013 Aug 29.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/673145DOI Listing
October 2013
10 Reads
3 Citations
4.175 Impact Factor

Rate of transmission of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae without contact isolation.

Clin Infect Dis 2012 Dec 5;55(11):1505-11. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cis770DOI Listing
December 2012
23 Reads
25 Citations
8.890 Impact Factor

Sites of colonization with extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL)-producing enterobacteriaceae: the rationale for screening.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012 Nov 21;33(11):1170-1. Epub 2012 Sep 21.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/668027DOI Listing
November 2012
14 Reads
3 Citations
4.175 Impact Factor

How to discriminate contamination from bloodstream infection due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: a prospective study with 654 patients.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2012 Sep 12;18(9):E355-61. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.2012.03964.xDOI Listing
September 2012
7 Reads
10 Citations
5.770 Impact Factor

Successful implementation of a window for routine antimicrobial prophylaxis shorter than that of the World Health Organization standard.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012 Sep 24;33(9):912-6. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Division of General Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/667374DOI Listing
September 2012
25 Reads
4.175 Impact Factor

No risk of surgical site infections from residual bacteria after disinfection with povidone-iodine-alcohol in 1014 cases: a prospective observational study.

Ann Surg 2012 Mar;255(3):565-9

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182468b2dDOI Listing
March 2012
14 Reads
6 Citations
8.330 Impact Factor

Effect of teaching recommended World Health Organization technique on the use of alcohol-based hand rub by medical students.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 Nov;31(11):1194-5

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/656745DOI Listing
November 2010
6 Reads
2 Citations
4.175 Impact Factor

Not all patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci need to be isolated.

Clin Infect Dis 2010 Sep;51(6):678-83

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/655824DOI Listing
September 2010
7 Reads
1 Citation
8.890 Impact Factor

Surveillance of surgical site infections by surgeons: biased underreporting or useful epidemiological data?

J Hosp Infect 2010 Jul 12;75(3):178-82. Epub 2010 Mar 12.

Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2009.10.028DOI Listing
July 2010
16 Reads
5 Citations
2.544 Impact Factor

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among dental patients: a problem for infection control in dentistry?

Clin Oral Investig 2009 Dec 23;13(4):369-73. Epub 2008 Dec 23.

Department of Oral Surgery, Oral Radiology and Oral Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00784-008-0244-2DOI Listing
December 2009
9 Reads
3 Citations
2.352 Impact Factor

First wave of the influenza A/H1N1v pandemic in Switzerland.

Swiss Med Wkly 2009 Dec;139(51-52):731-7

Emergency Department, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/smw-12952DOI Listing
December 2009
16 Reads
1 Citation

Surgical hand antisepsis with alcohol-based hand rub: comparison of effectiveness after 1.5 and 3 minutes of application.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 May;30(5):420-6

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/596772DOI Listing
May 2009
11 Reads
1 Citation
4.175 Impact Factor

Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease at University Hospital Basel including molecular characterisation of the isolates 2006-2007.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2008 Dec 17;27(12):1201-7. Epub 2008 Jun 17.

Microbiology Laboratory, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-008-0564-9DOI Listing
December 2008
7 Reads
4 Citations
2.670 Impact Factor

Highly effective regimen for decolonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriers.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008 Jun;29(6):510-6

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/588201DOI Listing
June 2008
41 Reads
19 Citations
4.175 Impact Factor

Distribution of spa types among meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates during a 6 year period at a low-prevalence University Hospital.

J Med Microbiol 2008 May;57(Pt 5):612-6

University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.47757-0DOI Listing
May 2008
8 Reads
14 Citations
2.250 Impact Factor

Octenidine hydrochloride for the care of central venous catheter insertion sites in severely immunocompromised patients.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2005 Aug;26(8):703-7

Division of Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/502606DOI Listing
August 2005
40 Reads
6 Citations
4.175 Impact Factor

Assessment of a novel approach to evaluate the outcome of endoscope reprocessing.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2004 Nov;25(11):897-9; author reply 899

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/503491DOI Listing
November 2004
10 Reads
4.175 Impact Factor

Alcohol-based handrub: evaluation of technique and microbiological efficacy with international infection control professionals.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2004 Mar;25(3):207-9

Division of Hospital Epidemiology, University of Basel Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/502379DOI Listing
March 2004
18 Reads
6 Citations
4.175 Impact Factor

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