Eli Perencevich, MD, MS

Portrait
Director, HRS&D CADRE Center of Innovation (COIN)
Associate Chair for Clinical and Health Services Research
Director, Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE)
Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology

Contact Information

Primary Office
B42-148 VA Medical Center
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-338-0581

Education

MD, Case Western Reserve University
MS, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Internship, Medicine, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Resident, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Chief Resident, NYU Downtown Hospital
Fellow, Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Licensure and Certifications

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Diplomate in Infectious Diseases - American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate in Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational Biomedicine

Publications

Suzuki, H., Perencevich, E. N., Alexander, B., Beck, B. E., Goto, M., Lund, B. C., Nair, R. & Livorsi, D. J. (2019). Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Stewardship Improves the Quantity and Quality of Fluoroquinolone-prescribing at Hospital Discharge: A Retrospective Analysis among 122 Veterans Health Administration Hospitals. Clinical Infectious Diseases. PMID: 31562815.

Kaldjian, L. C., Shinkunas, L. A., Reisinger, H. S., Polacco, M. A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2019). Attitudes about sickness presenteeism in medical training: Is there a hidden curriculum?. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 8, 149. PMID: 31508227.

Puig-Asensio, M., Braun, B. I., Seaman, A. T., Chitavi, S., Rasinski, K. A., Nair, R., Perencevich, E. N., Lawrence, J. C., Hartley, M. & Schweizer, M. L. (2019). Perceived Benefits and Challenges of Ebola Preparation Among Hospitals in Developed Countries: a systematic literature review. Clinical Infectious Diseases. DOI: doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz757.

Chang, N. N., Kates, A. E., Ward, M. A., Kiscaden, E. J., Reisinger, H. S., Perencevich, E. N. & Schweizer, M. L. (2019). Association between universal gloving and healthcare-associated infections: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 40(7), 755-760. PMID: 31099327.

Suzuki, H., Perencevich, E. N., Livorsi, D. J., Alexander, B., Beck, B. F., Richardson, K. K. & Goto, M. (2019). Attributable mortality due to fluoroquinolone and extended-spectrum cephalosporin resistance in hospital-onset Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp bacteremia: A matched cohort study in 129 Veterans Health Administration medical centers. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 1-4. PMID: 31196237.

Baloh, J., Thom, K. A., Perencevich, E., Rock, C., Robinson, G., Ward, M., Herwaldt, L. & Reisinger, H. S. (2019). Hand hygiene before donning nonsterile gloves: Healthcareworkers' beliefs and practices. American Journal of Infection Control. PMID: 30616932.

Scherer, A. M., Reisinger, H. S., Goto, M., Goedken, C. C., Clore, G. S., Marra, A. R., Chasco, E. E., Evans, C. T., Rubin, M. A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2018). Testing a novel audit and feedback method for hand hygiene compliance: A multicenter quality improvement study. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 1-6. PMID: 30430974.

Livorsi, D. J., Goedken, C. C., Sauder, M., Vander Weg, M. W., Perencevich, E. N. & Reisinger, H. S. (2018). Evaluation of Barriers to Audit-and-Feedback Programs That Used Direct Observation of Hand Hygiene Compliance: A Qualitative Study. JAMA Network Open, 1(6), e183344. PMID: 30646239.

Werzen, A., Thom, K. A., Robinson, G. L., Li, S., Rock, C., Herwaldt, L. A., Diekema, D. J., Reisinger, H. S. & Perencevich, E. N. (2018). Comparing brief, covert, directly observed hand hygiene compliance monitoring to standard methods: A multicenter cohort study. American Journal of Infection Control. PMID: 30314747.

Perencevich, E. N., Malani, P. N. (2018). Treatment Algorithms for Staphylococcal Bacteremia: Improving Clinical Care and Enhancing Antimicrobial Stewardship. (Vols. 320). (12), pp. 1243-1244. JAMA. PMID: 30264099.

Fortis, S., O'Shea AMJ,, Beck, B. F., Nair, R., Goto, M., Kaboli, P. J., Perencevich, E. N., Reisinger, H. S. & Sarrazin, M. V. (2018). An automated computerized critical illness severity scoring system derived from APACHE III: modified APACHE. Journal of Critical Care, 48, 237-242. PMID: 30243204.

Nelson, R. E., Stevens, V. W., Jones, M., Khader, K., Schweizer, M. L., Perencevich, E. N., Rubin, M. A. & Samore, M. H. (2018). Attributable Cost and Length of Stay on Nosocomial Gram-Negative Bacteria Cultures. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. PMID: 30150480.

Livorsi, D. J., Chorazy, M. L., Schweizer, M. L., Balkenende, E. C., Blevins, A. E., Nair, R., Samore, M. H., Nelson, R. E., Khader, K. & Perencevich, E. N. (2018). A systematic review of the epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the United States. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, 7, 55. PMID: 29719718.

Pineles, L., Petruccelli, C., Perencevich, E. N., Roghmann, M. C., Gupta, K., Cadena, J., Baracco, G., Pfeiffer, C. D., Forrest, G., Bradley, S. F., Crnich, C., Reisinger, H. & Morgan, D. J. (2018). The impact of isolation on healthcare worker contact and compliance with infection control practices in nursing homes. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology,(1-5). PMID: 296061863.

Keating, J. A., Obasi, C., McKinley, L., Musuza, J., Knobloch, M., Crnich, C., Evans, C., Evans, M., Livorsi, D., Morgan, D. J., Perencevich, E., Reisinger, H. S., Schweizer, M. L., Suda, K. & Safdar, N. (2018). Building Implementation Science for Veterans Affairs Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention: VA Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Network (VHIN). Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology,(1-5). PMID: 29606169.

van Mourik, M. S., Perencevich, E. N., Gastmeier, P. & Bonten, M. J. (2018). Designing Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Infections in the Era of Automation and Reporting Mandates. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 66(6), 970-976. PMID: 29514241.

Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Pfeiffer, C. D., Rubin, M. A., Hill, J. N., Baracco, G. J., Evans, M. E., Klutts, J. S., Streit, J. A., Nelson, R. E., Khader, K. & Reisinger, H. S. (2018). Establishing a Research Agenda for Preventing Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Acute-Care Settings in the Veterans Health Administration. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 39(2), 189-195. PMID: 29417927.

Livorsi, D. J., Evans, C. T., Morgan, D. J., Reisinger, H. S., Safdar, N., Suda, K. J. & Perencevich, E. N. (2018). Setting the Research Agenda for Preventing Infections From Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Veterans Health Administration. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 39(2), 186-188. PMID: 29417926.

Evans, C. T., Jump, R. L., Krein, S. L., Bradley, S. F., Crnich, C. J., Gupta, K., Perencevich, E. N., Vander Weg, M. W. & Morgan, D. J. (2018). Setting a Research Agenda in Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) Outside of Acute Care Settings. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(2), 210-213. PMID: 29417921.

Livorsi, D. J., Linn, C. M., Alexander, B., Heintz, B. H., Tubbs, T. A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2018). The Value of Electronically Extracted Data for Auditing Outpatient Antimicrobial Prescribing. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(1), 64-70. PMID: 29283076.

Goto, M., McDanel, J. S., Jones, M. M., Livorsi, D. J., Ohl, M. E., Beck, B. F., Richardson, K. K., Alexander, B. & Perencevich, E. N. (2017). Antimicrobial Nonsusceptibility of Gram-Negative Bloodstream Isolates, Veterans Health Administration System, United States, 2003-20131. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23(11), 1815-1825. PMID: 29047423.

Goto, M., Schweizer, M. L., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. S., Perencevich, E. N., Livorsi, D. J., Diekema, D. J., Richardson, K. K., Beck, B. F., Alexander, B. & Ohl, M. E. (2017). Association of Evidence-Based Care Processes With Mortality in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Veterans Health Administration Hospitals, 2003-2014. JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(10), 1489-1497. PMID: 28873140.

McDanel, J., Schweizer, M., Crabb, V., Nelson, R., Samore, M., Khader, K., Blevins, A. E., Diekema, D., Chiang, H. Y., Nair, R. & Perencevich, E. (2017). Incidence of Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Infections in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 38(10), 1209-1215. PMID: 28758612.

Livorsi, D., Linn, C., Alexander, B., Heintz, B., Tubbs, T. & Perencevich, E. (2017). Volume-adjusted antimicrobial prescribing rate: An automated method for identifying antimicrobial over-prescribers in ambulatory care. (Vols. 4). (Suppl 1), pp. S279. Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

Branch-Elliman, W., Ripollone, J. E., O'Brien, W. J., Itani KMF,, Schweizer, M. L., Perencevich, E., Strymish, J. & Gupta, K. (2017). Risk of surgical site infection, acute kidney injury, and Clostridium difficile infection following antibiotic prophylaxis with vancomycin plus a beta-lactam versus either drug alone: A national propensity-score-adjusted retrospective cohort study. PLoS medicine, 14(7), e1002340. PMID: 28692690.

McDanel, J. S., Roghmann, M. C., Perencevich, E. N., Ohl, M. E., Goto, M., Livorsi, D. J., Jones, M., Albertson, J. P., Nair, R., O'Shea AMJ, & Schweizer, M. L. (2017). Comparative Effectiveness of Cefazolin Versus Nafcillin or Oxacillin for Treatment of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infections Complicated by Bacteremia: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 65(1), 100-106. PMID: 28379314.

Carrel, M., Goto, M., Schweizer, M. L., David, M. Z., Livorsi, D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2017). Diffusion of clindamycin-resistant and erythromycin-resistant methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), potential ST398, in United States Veterans Health Administration Hospitals, 2003-2014. Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, 6, 55. PMID: 28593043.

Fitzpatrick, F., Perencevich, E. N. (2017). Putting contact precautions in their place. (Vols. 96). (2), pp. 99-100. The Journal of hospital infection. PMID: 28262434.

Blanco, N., Perencevich, E., Li, S. S., Morgan, D. J., Pineles, L., Johnson, J. K., Robinson, G., Anderson, D. J., Jacob, J. T., Maragakis, L. L. & Harris, A. D. (2017). Effect of meteorological factors and geographic location on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in the US. PloS one, 12(5), e0178254. PMID: 28558010.

Harris, A. D., Morgan, D. J., Pineles, L., Perencevich, E. N. & Barnes, S. L. (2017). Deconstructing the relative benefits of a universal glove and gown intervention on MRSA acquisition. The Journal of hospital infection, 96(1), 49-53. PMID: 28410760.

Chiang, H. Y., Perencevich, E. N., Nair, R., Nelson, R. E., Samore, M., Khader, K., Chorazy, M. L., Herwaldt, L. A., Blevins, A., Ward, M. A. & Schweizer, M. L. (2017). Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the United States: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 38(2), 203-215. PMID: 27825401.

Ide, E., Bondar, S., Hockett-Sherlock, S., Schweizer, M., Naylor, J., Kane, K., Meade, R., Anderson, H., Uttech, C., Murphree, S., McKinley, L., Stampfli, C., Perencevich, E. & Crnich, C. (2017). A Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus Screening, Decolonization and Patient Adherence to Pre-Operative Decolonization Procedures. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 4(Suppl1), S641-S642. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093%2Fofid%2Fofx163.1705.

Harris, A., Pineles, L. & Perencevich, E. (2016). Recognising the value of infection prevention and its role in addressing the antimicrobial resistance crisis. BMJ Quality & Safety. PMID: 28003479.

Livorsi, D. J., Goto, M., Carrel, M., Jones, M. M., McDanel, J., Nair, R., Alexander, B., Beck, B., Richardson, K. K. & Perencevich, E. N. (2016). Regional variations in fluoroquinolone non-susceptibility among Escherichia coli bloodstream infections within the Veterans Healthcare Administration. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 5, 38. PMID: 27777759.

Nelson, R. E., Schweizer, M. L., Perencevich, E. N., Nelson, S. D., Khader, K., Chiang, H. Y., Chorazy, M. L., Blevins, A., Ward, M. A. & Samore, M. H. (2016). Costs and Mortality Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Healthcare-Associated Acinetobacter Infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 37(10), 1212-8. PMID: 27406609.

Croft, L. D., Liquori, M. E., Ladd, J., Day, H. R., Pineles, L., Lamos, E. M., Mehrotra, P., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D. & Morgan, D. J. (2016). Frequency of Adverse Events Before, During, and After Hospital Admission. Southern medical journal, 109(10), 631-635. PMID: 27706501.

McDanel, J. S., Perencevich, E. N., Storm, J., Diekema, D. J., Herwaldt, L., Johnson, J. K., Winokur, P. L. & Schweizer, M. L. (2016). Increased Mortality Rates Associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Influenza Co-infection, Maryland and Iowa, USA1. Emerg Infect Dis, 22(7), 1253-1256. PMID: 27315549.

Goto, M., O'Shea, A. M., Livorsi, D. J., McDanel, J. S., Jones, M. M., Richardson, K. K., beck, B. F., Alexander, B., Evans, M. E., Roselle, G. A., Kralovic, S. M. & Perencevich, E. N. (2016). The Effect of a Nationwide Infection Control Program Expansion on Hospital-Onset Gram-Negative Rod Bacteremia in 130 Veterans Health Administration Medical Centers: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases. PMID: 27358355.

Livorsi, D. J., Heintz, B., Jacob, J. T., Krein, S. L., Morgan, D. J. & Perencevich, E. N. (2016). Audit and Feedback Processes Among Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Survey of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Research Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 37(6), 704-6. PMID: 26961763.

Nelson, R. E., Stevens, V. W., Khader, K., Jones, M., Samore, M. H., Evans, M. E., Douglas Scott, 2nd, R., Slayton, R. B., Schweizer, M. L., Perencevich, E. L. & Rubin, M. A. (2016). Economic Analysis of Veterans Affairs Initiative to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections. Am J Prev Med, 50(5 Suppl 1), S58-65. PMID: 27102860.

Chang, N. N., Reisinger, H. S., Jesson, A. R., Schweizer, M. L., Morgan, D. J., Forrest, G. N. & Perencevich, E. N. (2016). Feasibility of monitoring compliance to the My 5 Moments and Entry/Exit hand hygiene methods in US hospitals. American journal of infection control. PMID: 27061257.

Livorsi, D., Comer, A. R., Matthias, M. S., Perencevich, E. N. & Bair, M. J. (2016). Barriers to guideline-concordant antibiotic use among inpatient physicians: A case vignette qualitative study. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 11(3), 174-80. PMID: 26443327.

Nair, R., Perencevich, E. N., Blevins, A. E., Goto, M., Nelson, R. E. & Schweizer, M. L. (2016). Clinical Effectiveness of Mupirocin for Preventing Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Nonsurgical Settings: A Meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis, 62(5), 618-30. PMID: 26503378.

Kelesidis, T., Braykov, N., Uslan, D. Z., Morgan, D. J., Gandra, S., Johannsson, B., Schweizer, M. L., Weisenberg, S. A., Young, H., Cantey, J., Perencevich, E., Septimus, E., Srinivasan, A. & Laxminarayan, R. (2016). Indications and Types of Antibiotic Agents Used in 6 Acute Care Hospitals, 2009-2010: A Pragmatic Retrospective Observational Study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 37(1), 70-9. PMID: 26456803.

McDanel, J. S., Perencevich, E. N., Storm, J., Diekkema, D. J., Herwaldt, L., Johnson, J. K., Winokur, P. L. & Schweizer, M. L. (2016). Influenza-associated mortality among patients with Staphylococcus aureus respiratory cultures admitted to two academic medical centers. Emerg Infect Dis.

Livorsi, D. J., Perencevich, E. N. (2015). CAUTI Surveillance: Opportunity or Opportunity Cost?. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 36(11), 1335-6. PMID: 26477599.

Croft, L. D., Liquori, M., Ladd, J., Day, H., Pineles, L., Lamos, E., Arnold, R., Mehrotra, P., Fink, J. C., Langenberg, P., Simoni-Wastila, L., Perencevich, E., Harris, A. D. & Morgan, D. J. (2015). The Effect of Contact Precautions on Frequency of Hospital Adverse Events. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 36(11), 1268-74. PMID: 26278419.

Carrel, M., Perencevich, E. N. & David, M. Z. (2015). USA300 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, United States, 2000-2013. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(11), 1973-80. PMID: 26484389.

Livorsi, D., Comer, A., Matthias, M. S., Perencevich, E. N. & Bair, M. J. (2015). Factors Influencing Antibiotic-Prescribing Decisions Among Inpatient Physicians: A Qualitative Investigation. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 36(9), 1065-72. PMID: 26078017.

Nelson, R. E., Nelson, S. D., Khader, K., Perencevich, E. L., Schweizer, M. L., Rubin, M. A., Graves, N., Harbarth, S., Stevens, V. W. & Samore, M. H. (2015). The Magnitude of Time-Dependent Bias in the Estimation of Excess Length of Stay Attributable to Healthcare-Associated Infections. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 36(9), 1089-94. PMID: 26041436.

McDanel, J. S., Perencevich, E. N., Diekema, D. J., Herwaldt, L. A., Smith, T. C., Chrischilles, E. A., Dawson, J. D., Jiang, L., Goto, M. & Schweizer, M. L. (2015). Comparative effectiveness of beta-lactams versus vancomycin for treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections among 122 hospitals. Clin Infect Dis, 61(3), 361-7. PMID: 25900170.

Safdar, N., Perencevich, E. (2015). Crossing the quality chasm for Clostridium difficile infection prevention. BMJ quality & safety, 24(7), 409-11. PMID: 25979001.

Schweizer, M. L., Chiang, H. Y., Septimus, E., Moody, J., Braun, B., Hafner, J., Ward, M. A., Hickok, J., Perencevich, E. N., Diekema, D. J., Richards, C. L., Cavanaugh, J. E., Perlin, J. B. & Herwaldt, L. A. (2015). Association of a bundled intervention with surgical site infections among patients undergoing cardiac, hip, or knee surgery. JAMA, 313(21), 2162-71. PMID: 26034956.

Albertson, J., McDanel, J. S., Carnahan, R., Chrischilles, E., Perencevich, E. N., Goto, M., Jiang, L., Alexander, B. & Schweizer, M. L. (2015). Determination of risk factors for recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a Veterans Affairs healthcare system population. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 36(5), 543-9. PMID: 25682861.

Lipsitch, M., Eyal, N., Halloran, M. E., Hernán, M. A., Longini, I. M., Perencevich, E. N. & Grais, R. F. (2015). Vaccine testing. Ebola and beyond. (Vols. 348). (6230), pp. 46-8. Science (New York, N.Y.). PMID: 25838371.

Waters, T. M., Daniels, M. J., Bazzoli, G. J., Perencevich, E., Dunton, N., Staggs, V. S., Potter, C., Fareed, N., Liu, M. & Shorr, R. I. (2015). Effect of Medicare's nonpayment for Hospital-Acquired Conditions: lessons for future policy. JAMA internal medicine, 175(3), 347-54. PMID: 25559166.

Pogorzelska-Maziarz, M., Herzig, C. T., Larson, E. L., Furuya, E. Y., Perencevich, E. N. & Stone, P. W. (2015). Implementation of antimicrobial stewardship policies in U.S. hospitals: findings from a national survey. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 36(3), 261-4. PMID: 25695166.

Polacco, M. A., Shinkunas, L., Perencevich, E. N., Kaldjian, L. C. & Reisinger, H. S. (2015). See one, do one, teach one: hand hygiene attitudes among medical students, interns, and faculty. American journal of infection control, 43(2), 159-61. PMID: 25637116.

Spierings, E. J., Spierings, P. T., Nabuurs-Franssen, M., Hopman, J., Perencevich, E. & Voss, A. (2015). A cross-sectional observational study about media and infection control practices: are photographic portrayals of healthcare workers setting a bad example?. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 4, 53. PMID: 26613018.

Dick, A. W., Perencevich, E. N., Pogorzelska-Maziarz, M., Zwanziger, J., Larson, E. L. & Stone, P. W. (2015). A decade of investment in infection prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis. American journal of infection control, 43(1), 4-9. PMID: 25564117.

McDanel, J. S., Perencevich, E. N., Diekema, D. J., Winokur, P. L., Johnson, J. K., Herwaldt, L. A., Smith, T. C., Chrischilles, E. A., Dawson, J. D. & Schweizer, M. L. (2015). Association between microbial characteristics and poor outcomes among patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 4, 51. PMID: 26668737.

Eko, K. E., Forshey, B. M., Carrel, M., Schweizer, M. L., Perencevich, E. N. & Smith, T. C. (2015). Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal colonization and infection isolates in a Veterans Affairs hospital. Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, 4, 10. PMID: 25838886.

Culpepper, W. J., Wallin, M. T., Magder, L. S., Perencevich, E., Royal, W., Bradham, D. D., Cutter, G. & Bever, C. T. (2015). VHA Multiple Sclerosis Surveillance Registry and its similarities to other contemporary multiple sclerosis cohorts. J Rhabil Res Dev, 52(3), 263-72. PMID: 26220064.

Edmond, M. B., Diekema, D. J. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Ebola virus disease and the need for new personal protective equipment. (Vols. 312). (23), pp. 2495-6. JAMA. PMID: 25350321.

Braykov, N. P., Morgan, D. J., Schweizer, M. L., Uslan, D. Z., Kelesidis, T., Weisenberg, S. A., Johannsson, B., Young, H., Cantey, J., Srinivasan, A., Perencevich, E., Septimus, E. & Laxminarayan, R. (2014). Assessment of empirical antibiotic therapy optimisation in six hospitals: an observational cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis, 14(12), 1220-7. PMID: 25455989.

Ohl, M. E., Richardson, K. K., Goto, M., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M., Schweizer, M. L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). HIV quality report cards: impact of case-mix adjustment and statistical methods. Clin Infect Dis, 59(8), 1160-7. PMID: 25034427.

Ohl, M. E., Richardson, K., Kaboli, P. J., Perencevich, E. N. & Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. (2014). Geographic access and use of infectious diseases specialty and general primary care services by veterans with HIV infection: implications for telehealth and shared care programs. J Rural Health, 30(4), 412-21. PMID: 24702698.

Yin, J., Reisinger, H. S., Vander Weg, M., Schweizer, M. L., Jesson, A., Morgan, D. J., Forrest, G., Graham, M., Pineles, L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Establishing evidence-based criteria for directly observed hand hygiene compliance monitoring programs: a prospective, multicenter cohort study. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 35(9), 1163-8. PMID: 25111925.

McDanel, J. S., Ward, M. A., Leder, L., Schweizer, M. L., Dawson, J. D., Diekema, D. J., Smith, T. C., Chrischilles, E. A., Perencevich, E. N. & Herwaldt, L. A. (2014). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevention practices in hospitals throughout a rural state. American journal of infection control, 42(8), 868-73. PMID: 25087139.

Ellingson, K., Haas, J. P., Aiello, A. E., Kusek, L., Maragakis, L. L., Olmsted, R. N., Perencevich, E., Polgreen, P. M., Schweizer, M. L., Trexler, P., VanAmringe, M. & Yokoe, D. S. (2014). Strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections through hand hygiene. Infect Control hosp Epidemiol, 35(8), 937-60. PMID: 25026608.

Feazel, L. M., Malhotra, A., Perencevich, E. N., Kaboli, P., Diekema, D. J. & Schweizer, M. L. (2014). Effect of antibiotic stewardship programmes on Clostridium difficile incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Antimicrob Chemother, 69(7), 1748-54. PMID: 24633207.

Schweizer, M. L., Cullen, J. J., Perencevich, E. N. & Vaughan Sarrazin, M. S. (2014). Costs Associated With Surgical Site Infections in Veterans Affairs Hospitals. JAMA surgery, 149(6), 575-81. PMID: 24848779.

Formanek, M. B., Herwaldt, L. A., Perencevich, E. N. & Schweizer, M. L. (2014). Gentamicin/collagen sponge use may reduce the risk of surgical site infections for patients undergoing cardiac operations: a meta-analysis. Surg Infect (Larchmt), 15(3), 244-55. PMID: 24773201.

Ward, M. A., Schweizer, M. L., Polgreen, P. M., Gupta, K., Reisinger, H. S. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Automated and electronically assisted hand hygiene monitoring systems: a systematic review. Am J Infect Control, 42(5), 472-8. PMID: 24773785.

Perencevich, E. N., Skov, R. & Kluytmans, J. (2014). Identifying Livestock-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the United States. JAMA Intern Med, 174(5), 824-5. PMID: 24799012.

Reisinger, H. S., Perencevich, E. N., Morgan, D. J., Forrest, G. N., Shardell, M., Schweizer, M. L., Graham, M. M., Franciscus, C. L. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). Improving hand hygiene compliance with point-of-use reminder signs designed using theoretically grounded messages. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 35(5), 593-4. PMID: 24709734.

Lautenbach, E., Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Addressing the emergence and impact of multidrug-resistant gram-negative organisms: a critical focus for the next decade. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 35(4), 333-5. PMID: 24602935.

Goto, M., Ohl, M. E., Schweizer, M. L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Accuracy of administrative code data for the surveillance of healthcare-associated infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis, 58(5), 688-96. PMID: 24218103.

Pineles, L. L., Morgan, D. J., Limper, H. M., Weber, S. G., Thom, K. A., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D. & Landon, E. M. (2014). Accuracy of a radiofrequency identification badge (RFID) system to monitor hand hygiene behavior during routine clinical activities. Am J Infect Control, 42(2), 144-7. PMID: 24355492.

Carrel, M., Schweizer, M. L., Sarrazin, M. V., Smith, T. C. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Residential proximity to large numbers of swine in feeding operations is associated with increased risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at time of hospital admission in rural Iowa veterans. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 35(2), 190-3. PMID: 24442084.

Fisman, D., Patrozou, E., Carmeli, Y., Perencevich, E., Tuite, A. R. & Mermel, L. A. (2014). Geographical variability in the likelihood of bloodstream infections due to gram-negative bacteria: correlation with proximity to the equator and health care expenditure. PloS one, 9(12), e114548. PMID: 25521300.

Schweizer, M. L., Reisinger, H. S., Ohl, M., Formanek, M. B., Blevins, A., Ward, M. A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Searching for an optimal hand hygiene bundle: a meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis, 58(2), 248-59. PMID: 24107409.

Voss, A., Kluytmans, J. & Perencevich, E. (2013). E anophelis outbreak in an intensive-care unit. Lancet (London, England), 382(9910), 2064. PMID: 24360381.

Reisinger, H. S., Yin, J., Radonovich, L., Knighton, V. T., Martinello, R. A., Hodgson, M. J. & Perencevich, E. (2013). Comprehensive survey of hand hygiene measurement and improvement practices in the Veterans Health Administration. American journal of infection control, 41(11), 989-93. PMID: 23932826.

Harris, A. D., Pineles, L., Belton, B., Johnson, J. K., Shardell, M., Loeb, M., Newhouse, R., Dembry, L., Braun, B., Perencevich, E. N., Hall, K. K., Morgan, D. J., Shahryar, S. K., Price, C. S., Gadbaw, J. J., Drees, M., Kett, D. H., Muñoz-Price, L. S., Jacob, J. T., Herwaldt, L. A., Sulis, C. A., Yokoe, D. S., Maragakis, L., Lissauer, M. E., Zervos, M. J., Warren, D. K., Carver, R. L., Anderson, D. J., Calfee, D. P., Bowling, J. E. & Safdar, N. (2013). Universal glove and gown use and acquisition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the ICU: a randomized trial. JAMA, 310(15), 1571-80. PMID: 24097234.

Schweizer, M. L., Perencevich, E. N., Eber, M. R., Cai, X., Shardell, M. D., Brakov, N. & Laximinarayan, R. (2013). Optimizing Antimicrobial Prescribing: Are Clinicians Following National Trends in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections Rather than Local Data When Treating MRSA Wound Infections?. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 2(1), 28. PMID: 24128420.

Shardell, M., Reich, N. & Perencevich, E. N. (2013). Back to the future with Sir Bradford Hill: Statistical analysis with hospital-acquired infections (Editorial). Int J Epidemiol, 42(5), 1509-10. PMID: 24038714.

Mehrotra, P., Croft, L., Day, H. R., Perencevich, E. N., Pineles, L., Harris, A. D., Weingart, S. N. & Morgan, D. J. (2013). Effects of contact precautions on patient perception of care and satisfaction: a prospective cohort study. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 34(10), 1087-93. PMID: 24018926.

Dixon-Woods, M., Perencevich, E. N. (2013). When counting central line infections counts. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 34(6), 555-7. PMID: 23651884.

Yin, J., Schweizer, M. L., Herwaldt, L. A., Pottinger, J. M. & Perencevich, E. N. (2013). Benefits of universal gloving on hospital-acquired infections in acute care pediatric units. Pediatrics, 131(5), e1515-20. PMID: 23610206.

Day, H. R., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Gruber-Baldini, A. L., Himelhoch, S. S., Brown, C. H. & Morgan, D. J. (2013). Depression, anxiety, and moods of hospitalized patients under contact precautions. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 34(3), 251-8. PMID: 23388359.

Quezada Joaquin, N. M., Diekema, D. J., Perencevich, E. N., Bailey, G., Winokur, P. L. & Schweizer, M. L. (2013). Long-term risk for readmission, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, and death among MRSA-colonized veterans. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 57(3), 1169-72. PMID: 23254427.

Ohl, M. E., Perencevich, E., McInnes, D. K., Kim, N., Rimland, D., Akgun, K., Fiellin, D. A., Skanderson, M., Wang, K. & Justice, A. (2013). Antiretroviral adherence among rural compared to urban veterans with HIV infection in the United States. AIDS and behavior, 17(1), 174-80. PMID: 23080359.

Ajao, A. O., Harris, A. D., Johnson, J. K., Roghmann, M. C., Perencevich, E. N., Schweizer, M. L., Zhan, M., Chen, W. H. & Furuno, J. P. (2013). Association between methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection may not differ by age group. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 34(1), 93-5. PMID: 23221199.

Schweizer, M., Perencevich, E., McDanel, J., Carson, J., Formanek, M., Hafner, J., Braun, B. & Herwaldt, L. (2013). Effectiveness of a bundled intervention of decolonization and prophylaxis to decrease Gram positive surgical site infections after cardiac or orthopedic surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ, 346, f2743. PMID: 23766464.

Ohl, M., Lund, B., Belperio, P. S., Goetz, M. B., Rimland, D., Richardson, K., Justice, A., Perencevich, E. & Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. (2013). Rural residence and adoption of a novel HIV therapy in a national, equal-access healthcare system. AIDS Behav, 17(1), 250-9. PMID: 22205324.

Kumar, G., Falk, D. M., Bonello, R. S., Kahn, J. M., Perencevich, E. & Cram, P. (2013). The costs of critical care telemedicine programs: a systematic review and analysis. Chest, 143(1), 19-29. PMID: 22797291.

Morgan, D. J., Pineles, L., Shardell, M., Graham, M. M., Mohammadi, S., Forrest, G. N., Reisinger, H. S., Schweizer, M. L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2013). The effect of contact precautions on healthcare worker activity in acute care hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 34(1), 69-73. PMID: 23221195.

Morgan, D. J., Pineles, L., Shardell, M., Young, A., Ellingson, K., Jernigan, J. A., Day, H. R., Thom, K. A., Harris, A. D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2012). Automated hand hygiene count devices may better measure compliance than human observation. Am J Infect Control, 40(10), 955-9. PMID: 22633134.

Huttner, B., Robicsek, A. A., Gervaz, P., Perencevich, E. N., Schiffer, E., Schrenzel, J. & Harbarth, S. (2012). Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage and MRSA surgical site infections in patients undergoing colorectal surgery: a cohort study in two centers. Surg Infect, 13(6), 401-5. PMID: 23240722.

Leekha, S., Diekema, D. J. & Perencevich, E. N. (2012). Seasonality of Staphylococcal Infections. Clin Microbiol Infect, 18(10), 927-33. PMID: 22958212.

Thom, K. A., Maragakis, L. L., Richards, K., Johnson, J. K., Roup, B., Lawson, P., Harris, A. D., Fuss, E. P., Pass, M. A., Blythe, D., Perencevich, E. N. & Wilson, L. (2012). Assessing the burden of Acinetobacter baumannii in Maryland: a statewide cross-sectional period prevalence survey. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 33(9), 883-8. PMID: 22869261.

Perencevich, E. N. (2012). Deconstructing the Veterans Affairs MRSA prevention bundle. Clin Infect Dis, 54(11), 1621-3. PMID: 22491329.

Morgan, D. J., Rogawski, E., Thom, K. A., Johnson, J. K., Perencevich, E. N., Shardell, M., Leekha, S. & Harris, A. D. (2012). Transfer of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' gloves and gowns after patient contact increases with environmental contamination. Crit Care Med, 40(4), 1045-51. PMID: 22202707.

Carnahan, R. M., Moores, K. G. & Perencevich, E. N. (2012). A systematic review of validated methods for identifying infection related to blood products, tissue grafts, or organ transplants using administrative data. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, 21 Suppl 1, 213-21. PMID: 22262608.

Day, H. R., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Gruber-Baldini, A. L., Himelhoch, S. S., Brown, C. H., Dotter, E. & Morgan, D. J. (2012). The association between contact precautions and delirium at a tertiary care center. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 33(1), 34-9. PMID: 22173520.

Dick, A., Liu, H., Zwanziger, J., Perencevich, E., Furuya, E. Y., Larson, E., Pogorzelska-Maziarz, M. & Stone, P. W. (2012). Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia. BMC Health Serv Res, 12, 432. PMID: 23181764.

Kwon, S., Schweizer, M. L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2012). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Funding for Studies of Hospital-Associated Bacterial Pathogens: Are Funds Proportionate to Burden of Disease?. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 1(1), 5. PMID: 22958856.

Day, H. R., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Himelhoch, S. S., Brown, C. H., Gruber-Baldini, A. L., Dotter, E. & Morgan, D. J. (2011). Do contact precautions cause depression? A two-year study at a tertiary care medical centre. J Hosp Infect, 79(2), 103-7. PMID: 21664000.

Pogorzelska, M., Stone, P. W., Furuya, E. Y., Perencevich, E. N., Larson, E. L., Goldmann, D. & Dick, A. (2011). Impact of the Ventilator Bundle of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units. Int J Qual Health Care, 23(5), 538-44. PMID: 21821603.

Morgan, D. J., Okeke, I. N., Laxminarayan, R., Perencevich, E. N. & Weisenberg, S. (2011). Non-prescription antimicrobial use worldwide: a systematic review. Lancet Infect Dis, 11(9), 692-701. PMID: 21659004.

Kreisel, K. M., Stine, O. C., Johnson, J. K., Perencevich, E. N., Shardell, M. D., Lesse, A. J., Gordin, F. M., Climo, M. W. & Roghmann, M. C. (2011). USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and the risk of severe sepsis: is USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with more severe infections?. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 70(3), 285-90. PMID: 21558047.

Perencevich, E. N., Lautenbach, E. (2011). Infection prevention and comparative effectiveness research (Special Issue). (Vols. 305). (14), pp. 1482-3. JAMA. PMID: 21486981.

Day, H. R., Morgan, D. J., Himelhoch, S., Young, A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). Association between depression and contact precautions in veterans at hospital admission. Am J Infect Control, 39(2), 163-5. PMID: 21356434.

Schweizer, M. L., Furuno, J. P., Sakoulas, G., Johnson, J. K., Harris, A. D., Shardell, M. D., McGregor, J. C., Thom, K. A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). Increased mortality with accessory gene regulator (agr) dysfunction in Staphylococcus aureus among bacteremic patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 55(3), 1082-7. PMID: 21173172.

Mullins, C. D., Hsu, V. D., Cooke, C. E., Shelbaya, A., Wallace, A. E. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). Rehospitalization rates among linezolid versus vancomycin users. Am J Pharm Benefits, 3(2), el-el3.

Schweizer, M. L., Eber, M. R., Laxminarayan, R., Furuno, J. P., Popovich, K. J., Hota, B., Rubin, M. A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). Validity of ICD-9-CM coding for identifying incident methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections: is MRSA infection coded as a chronic disease?. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 32(2), 148-54. PMID: 21460469.

Furuya, E. Y., Dick, A., Perencevich, E. N., Pogorzelska, M., Goldmann, D. & Stone, P. W. (2011). Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections by Implementing Bundled Care in ICUs. PLoS One, 6(1), e15452. PMID: 2126744.

Furuya, E. Y., Dick, A., Perencevich, E. N., Pogorzelska, M., Goldmann, D. & Stone, P. W. (2011). Central line bundle implementation in US intensive care units and impact on bloodstream infections. PloS One, 6(1), e15452. PMID: 21267440.

Schweizer, M. L., Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., Johnson, J. K., Shardell, M. D., McGregor, J. C., Thom, K. A., Cosgrove, S. E., Sakoulas, G. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). Comparative effectiveness of nafcillin or cefazolin versus vancomycin in methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. BMC Infect Dis, 11, 279. PMID: 22011388.

Ohl, M. E., Perencevich, E. (2011). Frequency of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in urban vs. rural areas of the United States: results from a nationally-representative sample. BMC Public Health, 11, 681. PMID: 21884599.

Eber, M. R., Shardell, M., Schweizer, M. L., Laxminarayan, R. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). Seasonal and temperature-associated increases in gram-negative bacterial bloodstream infections among hospitalized patients. PloS One, 6(9), e25298. PMID: 21966489.

Morgan, D. J., Day, H. R., Harris, A. D., Furuno, J. P. & Perencevich, E. N. (2011). The impact of Contact Isolation on the quality of inpatient hospital care. PloS One, 6(7), e22190. PMID: 21811572.

Morgan, D. J., Day, H. R., Furuno, J. P., Young, A., Johnson, J. K., Bradham, D. D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2010). Improving efficiency in active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus at hospital admission. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(12), 1230-5. PMID: 21028966.

Perencevich, E. N., Treise, D. M. (2010). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and the media. Infect Control Hosp Epidemial, 31 Suppl 1, S48-50. PMID: 20929370.

Kreisel, K. M., Johnson, J. K., Stine, O. C., Shardell, M. D., Perencevich, E. N., Lesse, A. J., Gordin, F. M., Climo, M. W. & Roghmann, M. C. (2010). Illicit drug use and risk for USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections with bacteremia. Emerg Infect Dis, 16(9), 1419-27. PMID: 20735927.

Perencevich, E. N., Diekema, D. J. (2010). Decline in invasive MRSA infection: where to go from here?. (Vols. 304). (6), pp. 687-9. JAMA. PMID: 20699464.

Harris, A. D., Furuno, J. P., Roghmann, M. C., Johnson, J. K., Conway, L. J., Venezia, R. A., Standiford, H. C., Schweizer, M. L., Hebden, J. N., Moore, A. C. & Perencevich, E. N. (2010). Targeted surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and its potential use to guide empiric antibiotic therapy. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 54(8), 3143-8. PMID: 20479207.

Schweizer, M. L., Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., Johnson, J. K., Shardell, M. D., McGregor, J. C., Thomas, K. A., Sakoulas, G. & Perencevich, E. N. (2010). Empiric Therapy for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia May Not Reduce In-Hospital Mortality. PLoS One, 5(7), e11432. PMID: 200625395.

(2010). Charting the course for the future of science in healthcare epidemiology: results of a survey of the membership of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(7), 669-75. PMID: 20482374.

Morgan, D. J., Liang, S. Y., Smith, C. L., Johnson, J. K., Harris, A. D., Furuno, J. P., Thom, K. A., Snyder, G. M., Day, H. R. & Perencevich, E. N. (2010). Frequent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii contamination of gloves, gowns, and hands of healthcare workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(7), 716-21. PMID: 20486855.

Kreisel, K., Roghmann, M. C., Shardell, M., Stine, O. C., Perencevich, E., Lesse, A., Gordin, F., Climo, M. & Johnson, J. K. (2010). Assessment of the 48-hour rule for identifying community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection complicated by bacteremia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(6), 657-9. PMID: 20412012.

Song, X., Perencevich, E., Campos, J., Short, B. L. & Singh, N. (2010). Clinical and economic impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization or infection on neonates in intensive care units. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(2), 177-82. PMID: 20001732.

Eber, M. R., Laxminarayan, R., Perencevich, E. N. & Malani, A. (2010). Clinical and economic outcomes attributable to health care-associated sepsis and pneumonia. Archives of internal medicine, 170(4), 347-53. PMID: 20177037.

(2010). Enhancing patient safety by reducing healthcare-associated infections: the role of discovery and dissemination. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(2), 118-23. PMID: 20038249.

Schweizer, M. L., Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., Johnson, J. K., Shardell, M. D., McGregor, J. C., Thom, K. A., Sakoulas, G. & Perencevich, E. N. (2010). Empiric antibiotic therapy for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia may not reduce in-hospital mortality: a retrospective cohort study. PloS one, 5(7), e11432. PMID: 20625395.

Forrest, G. N., Kopack, A. M. & Perencevich, E. N. (2010). Statins in candidemia: clinical outcomes from a matched cohort study. BMC infectious diseases, 10, 152. PMID: 20525374.

Weber, S. G., Miller, R. R., Perencevich, E. N., Tolentino, J., Meltzer, D., Pitrak, D., McGregor, J. C., Sachs, G. A., Harris, A. D. & Furuno, J. P. (2009). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria isolated from older versus younger hospitalized adults: results of a two-centre study. J Antimicrob Chemother, 64(6), 1291-8. PMID: 19808237.

Hartley, D. M., Nelson, N. P. & Perencevich, E. N. (2009). Antiviral drugs for treatment of patients infected with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus. Emerging infectious diseases, 15(11), 1851-2. PMID: 19891884.

Morgan, D. J., Diekema, D. J., Sepkowitz, K. & Perencevich, E. N. (2009). Adverse outcomes associated with Contact Precautions: a review of the literature. AM J Infect Control, 37(2), 85-93. PMID: 19249637.

Treakle, A. M., Thom, K. A., Furuno, J. P., Strauss, S. M., Harris, A. D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2009). Bacterial contamination of health care workers' white coats. Am J Infect Control, 37(2), 101-5. PMID: 18834751.

Perencevich, E. N., Pittet, D. (2009). Preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections: thinking outside the checklist. JAMA, 301(12), 1285-7. PMID: 19318658.

Perencevich, E. N., McGregor, J. C., Shardell, M., Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., Morris, J. G., Fisman, D. N. & Johnson, J. A. (2008). Summer Peaks in the Incidences of Gram-Negative Bacterial Infection Among Hospitalized Patients. Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America, 29(12), 1124-31. PMID: 19031546.

Thom, K. A., Shardell, M. D., Osih, R. B., Schweizer, M. L., Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N., McGregor, J. C. & Harris, A. D. (2008). Controlling for severity of illness in outcome studies involving infectious diseases: impact of measurement at different time points. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 29(11), 1048-53. PMID: 18817505.

Munivenkatappa, R. B., Papadimitriou, J. C., Drachenberg, C. B., Schweitzer, E. J., Thom, K. A., Perencevich, E. N., Haririan, A., Rasetto, F., Cooper, M., Campos, L., Barth, R. N., Bartlett, S. T. & Philosophe, B. (2008). The Maryland Aggregate Pathology Index (MAPI). A Deceased Donor Kidney Biopsy Scoring System for Predicting Graft Failure. Am J Transplant, 8(11), 2316-2324. PMID: 1880124.

Duke-Sylvester, S. m., Perencevich, E. n., Furuno, J. P., Real, L. A. & Gaff, H. D. (2008). Advancing epidemiological science through computational modeling. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 45, 385-401.

Maragakis, L. L., Perencevich, E. N. & Cosgrove, S. E. (2008). Clinical and economic burden of antimicrobial resistance. Expert review of anti-infective therapy, 6(5), 751-63. PMID: 18847410.

Schweizer, M. L., Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., McGregor, J. C., Thom, K. A., Johnson, J. K., Shardell, M. D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2008). Clinical utility of infection control documentation of prior methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization or infection for optimization of empirical antibiotic therapy. Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America, 29(10), 972-4. PMID: 18793097.

Perencevich, E. N., Thom, K. A. (2008). Commentary: preventing Clostridium difficile-associated disease: is it time to pay the piper?. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 29(9), 829-31. PMID: 18643747.

Furuno, J. P., Hebden, J. N., Standiford, H. C., Perencevich, E. N., Miller, R. R., Moore, A. C., Strauss, S. M. & Harris, A. D. (2008). Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter baumannii in a long-term acute care facility. American journal of infection control, 36(7), 468-71. PMID: 18786448.

Snyder, G. M., Thom, K. A., Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N., Roghmann, M. C., Strauss, S. M., Netzer, G. & Harris, A. D. (2008). Detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci on the gowns and gloves of healthcare workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 29(7), 583-9. PMID: 18549314.

Furuno, J. P., Schweizer, M. L., McGregor, J. C. & Perencevich, E. N. (2008). Economics of infection control surveillance technology: cost-effective or just cost?. American journal of infection control, 36(3 Suppl), S12-7. PMID: 18374206.

Lautenbach, E., Santana, E., Lee, A., Tolomeo, P., Black, N., Babson, A., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Smith, C. A. & Maslow, J. (2008). Efficient recovery of fluoroquinolone-susceptible and fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli strains from frozen samples. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 29(4), 367-9. PMID: 18279070.

Kaye, K. S., Harris, A. D., McDonald, J. R., Strausbaugh, L. J. & Perencevich, E. (2008). Measuring acceptable treatment failure rates for community-acquired pneumonia: potential for reducing duration of treatment and antimicrobial resistance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 29(2), 137-42. PMID: 18171306.

Thom, K. A., Schweizer, M. L., Osih, R. B., McGregor, J. C., Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N. & Harris, A. D. (2008). Impact of empiric antimicrobial therapy on outcomes in patients with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia: a cohort study. BMC infectious diseases, 8, 116. PMID: 18793400.

Harris, A. D., Perencevich, E. N., Johnson, J. K., Paterson, D. L., Morris, J. G., Strauss, S. M. & Johnson, J. J. (2007). Patient-to-Patient Transmission is Important in Extended Spectrum beta-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Acquisition. Clin Infect Dis, 45(10), 1347-1350. PMID: 17968833.

Thom, K. A., Johnson, J. A., Strauss, S. M., Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N. & Harris, A. D. (2007). Increasing prevalence of gastrointestinal colonization with ceftazidime-resistant gram-negative bacteria among intensive care unit patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 28(11), 1240-6. PMID: 17926274.

Shardell, M., Harris, A. D., El-Kamary, S. S., Furuno, J. P., Miller, R. R. & Perencevich, E. N. (2007). Statistical analysis and application of quasi experiments to antimicrobial resistance intervention studies. Clin Infect Dis, 45(7), 901-7. PMID: 17806059.

McGregor, J. C., Rich, S. E., Harris, A. D., Perencevich, E. N., Osih, R., Lodise, T. P., Miller, R. R. & Furuno, J. P. (2007). A systematic review of the methods used to assess the association between appropriate antibiotic therapy and mortality in bacteremic patients. Clin Infect Dis, 45(3), 329-37. PMID: 17599310.

Green, H. P., Johnson, J. A., Furuno, J. P., Strauss, S. M., Perencevich, E. N., Lautenbach, E., Lee, D. & Harris, A. D. (2007). Impact of freezing on the future utility of archived surveillance culture specimens. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 28(7), 886-8. PMID: 17564997.

Wright, M. O., Furuno, J. P., Venezia, R. A., Johnson, J. K., Standiford, H. C., Hebden, J. N., Hill, J., Hartley, D. M., Harris, A. D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2007). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and colonization among hospitalized prisoners. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 28(7), 877-9. PMID: 17564994.

Schweitzer, E. J., Perencevich, E. N. & Bartlett, S. T. (2007). Estimated Benefits of Transplantation of Kidneys from Donors at Increased Risk for HIV or Hepatitis C Infection. Am J Transplant, 7(6), 1515-1525. PMID: 17511680.

Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., Wright, M. O., Hartley, D. M., McGregor, J. C., Gaff, H. D., Hebden, J. N., Standiford, H. C. & Perencevich, E. N. (2007). Value of performing active surveillance cultures on intensive care unit discharge for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 28(6), 666-70. PMID: 17520538.

Osih, R. B., McGregor, J. C., Rich, S. E., Moore, A. C., Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N. & Harris, A. D. (2007). Impact of empiric antibiotic therapy on outcomes in patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 51(3), 839-44. PMID: 17194829.

Zuckerman, I. H., Perencevich, E. N. & Harris, A. D. (2007). Concurrent acute illness and comorbid conditions poorly predict antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infections: a cross-sectional analysis. BMC infectious diseases, 7, 47. PMID: 17537245.

Perencevich, E. N., Stone, P. W., Wright, S. B., Carmeli, Y., Fisman, D. N. & Cosgrove, S. E. (2007). Raising standards while watching the bottom line: making a business case for infection control. (Vols. 28). pp. 1121-22. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. PMID: 17933084.

McGregor, J. C., Harris, A. D., Furuno, J. P., Bradham, D. D. & Perencevich, E. N. (2007). Relative influence of antibiotic therapy attributes on physician choice in treating acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis. Med Decis Making, 27(4), 387-94. PMID: 17585004.

Savel, R. H., Goldstein, E. B., Perencevich, E. N. & Angood, P. B. (2007). The iCritical care podcast: a novel medium for critical care communication and education. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 14(1), 94-9. PMID: 17068348.

McGregor, J. C., Perencevich, E. N., Furuno, J. P., Langenberg, P., Flannery, K., Zhu, J., Fink, J. C., Bradham, D. D. & Harris, A. D. (2006). Comorbidity risk-adjustment measures were developed and validated for studies of antibiotic-resistant infections. J Clin Epidemiol, 59(12), 1266-73. PMID: 17098569.

Johnson, J. K., Perencevich, E. N., Lincalis, D. P. & Venezia, R. A. (2006). Dog bite transmission of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to a human. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 27(7), 762-3. PMID: 16807855.

Furuno, J. P., McGregor, J. C., Harris, A. D., Johnson, J. A., Johnson, J. K., Langenberg, P., Venezia, R. A., Finkelstein, J., Smith, D. L., Strauss, S. M. & Perencevich, E. N. (2006). Identifying groups at high risk for carriage of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Archives of internal medicine, 166(5), 580-5. PMID: 16534047.

Hartley, D. M., Furuno, J. P., Wright, M. O., Smith, D. L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2006). The role of institutional epidemiologic weight in guiding infection surveillance and control in community and hospital populations. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 27(2), 170-4. PMID: 16465633.

McGregor, J. C., Weekes, E., Forrest, G. N., Standiford, H. C., Perencevich, E. N., Furuno, J. P. & Harris, A. D. (2006). Impact of a computerized clinical decision support system on reducing inappropriate antimicrobial use: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 13(4), 378-84. PMID: 16622162.

Furuno, J. P., Metlay, J. P., Harnett, J. P., Wilson, J., Langenberg, P., McGregor, J. C., Zhu, J. & Perencevich, E. N. (2006). Population antibiotic susceptibility for Streptococcus pneumoniae and treatment outcomes in common respiratory tract infections. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, 15(1), 1-9. PMID: 16136615.

Harris, A. D., McGregor, J. C., Perencevich, E. N., Furuno, J. P., Zhu, J., Peterson, D. E. & Finkelstein, J. (2006). The use and interpretation of quasi-experimental studies in medical informatics. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 13(1), 16-23. PMID: 16221933.

Whitcomb, B. W., Pradhan, E. K., Pittas, A. G., Roghmann, M. C. & Perencevich, E. N. (2005). Impact of admission hyperglycemia on hospital mortality in various intensive care unit populations. Critical care medicine, 33(12), 2772-7. PMID: 16352959.

Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Kaye, K. S., Bradham, D. D., Fisman, D. N., Liedtke, L. A. & Strausbaugh, L. J. (2005). Physicians' acceptable treatment failure rates in antibiotic therapy for coagulase-negative staphylococcal catheter-associated bacteremia: implications for reducing treatment duration. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 41(12), 1734-41. PMID: 16288397.

Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N., Johnson, J. A., Wright, M. O., McGregor, J. C., Morris, J. G., Strauss, S. M., Roghman, M. C., Nemoy, L. L., Standiford, H. C., Hebden, J. N. & Harris, A. D. (2005). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci co-colonization. Emerging infectious diseases, 11(10), 1539-44. PMID: 16318693.

Harris, A. D., Lautenbach, E. & Perencevich, E. (2005). A systematic review of quasi-experimental study designs in the fields of infection control and antibiotic resistance. Clin Infect Dis, 41(1), 77-82. PMID: 15937766.

Perencevich, E. N., Hartley, D. M. (2005). Of models and methods: our analytic armamentarium applied to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 26(7), 594-7. PMID: 16092738.

Nemoy, L. L., Kotetishvili, M., Tigno, J., Keefer-Norris, A., Harris, A. D., Perencevich, E. N., Johnson, J. A., Torpey, D., Sulakvelidze, A., Morris, J. G. & Stine, O. C. (2005). Multilocus sequence typing versus pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates. Journal of clinical microbiology, 43(4), 1776-81. PMID: 15814998.

Harris, A. D., Carmeli, Y., Samore, M. H., Kaye, K. S. & Perencevich, E. (2005). Impact of severity of illness bias and control group misclassification bias in case-control studies of antimicrobial-resistant organisms. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 26(4), 342-5. PMID: 15865268.

Kim, P. W., Perl, T. M., Keelaghan, E. F., Langenberg, P., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D., Song, X. & Roghmann, M. C. (2005). Risk of mortality with a bloodstream infection is higher in the less severely ill at admission. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 171(6), 616-20. PMID: 15591469.

McGregor, J. C., Kim, P. W., Perencevich, E. N., Bradham, D. D., Furuno, J. P., Kaye, K. S., Fink, J. C., Langenberg, P., Roghmann, M. C. & Harris, A. D. (2005). Utility of the Chronic Disease Score and Charlson Comorbidity Index as comorbidity measures for use in epidemiologic studies of antibiotic-resistant organisms. American journal of epidemiology, 161(5), 483-93. PMID: 15718484.

Chan-Tack, K. M., Perencevich, E. N. (2005). Was this the demise of the food critic?. Clin Infect Dis, 40(5), 718, 7545. PMID: 15726750.

Lautenbach, E., Harris, A. D., Perencevich, E. N., Nachamkin, I., Tolomeo, P. & Metlay, J. P. (2005). Test characteristics of perirectal and rectal swab compared to stool sample for detection of fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli in the gastrointestinal tract. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 49(2), 798-800. PMID: 15673772.

Chan-Tack, K. M., Nemoy, L. L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2005). Central venous catheter-associated fungemia secondary to mucormycosis. Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 37(11-12), 925-7. PMID: 16308234.

Furuno, J. P., Harris, A. D., Wright, M. O., McGregor, J. C., Venezia, R. A., Zhu, J. & Perencevich, E. N. (2004). Prediction rules to identify patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci upon hospital admission. Am J Infect Control, 32(8), 436-40. PMID: 15573048.

Harris, A. D., Bradham, D. D., Baumgarten, M., Zuckerman, I. H., Fink, J. C. & Perencevich, E. N. (2004). The use and interpretation of quasi-experimental studies in infectious diseases. Clin Infect Dis, 38(11), 1586-91. PMID: 15156447.

Wright, M. O., Perencevich, E. N., Novak, C., Hebden, J. N., Standiford, H. C. & Harris, A. D. (2004). Preliminary assessment of an automated surveillance system for infection control. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 25(4), 325-32. PMID: 15108731.

Perencevich, E. N., Fisman, D. N., Lipsitch, M., Harris, A. D., Morris, J. G. & Smith, D. L. (2004). Projected benefits of active surveillance for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in intensive care units. Clin Infect Dis, 38(8), 1108-15. PMID: 15095215.

Smith, D. L., Dushoff, J., Perencevich, E. N., Harris, A. D. & Levin, S. A. (2004). Persistent colonization and the spread of antibiotic resistance in nosocomial pathogens: resistance is a regional problem. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 101(10), 3709-14. PMID: 14985511.

Perencevich, E. N., Kaye, K. S., Strausbaugh, L. J., Fisman, D. N. & Harris, A. D. (2004). Acceptable rates of treatment failure in osteomyelitis involving the diabetic foot: a survey of infectious diseases consultants. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 38(4), 476-82. PMID: 14765338.

Wright, M. O., Hebden, J. N., Harris, A. D., Shanholtz, C. B., Standiford, H. C., Furuno, J. P. & Perencevich, E. N. (2004). Aggressive control measures for resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and the impact on acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus in a medical intensive care unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 25(2), 167-8. PMID: 14994945.

Harris, A. D., Nemoy, L., Johnson, J. A., Martin-Carnahan, A., Smith, D. L., Standiford, H. & Perencevich, E. N. (2004). Co-carriage rates of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing bacteria among a cohort of intensive care unit patients: implications for an active surveillance program. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 25(2), 105-8. PMID: 14994933.

Kim, P. W., Harris, A. D., Roghmann, M. C., Morris, J. G., Strinivasan, A. & Perencevich, E. N. (2003). Epidemiological risk factors for isolation of ceftriaxone-resistant versus -susceptible citrobacter freundii in hospitalized patients. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 47(9), 2882-7. PMID: 12936989.

McCusker, M. E., Harris, A. D., Perencevich, E. & Roghmann, M. C. (2003). Fluoroquinolone use and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. Emerging infectious diseases, 9(6), 730-3. PMID: 12781017.

Smith, D. L., Johnson, J. A., Harris, A. d., Furuno, J. P., Perencevich, E. N. & Morris, J. G. (2003). Assessing risks for a pre-emergent pathogen: virginiamycin use and the emergence of streptogramin resistance in Enterococcus faecium. Lancet Infect Dis, 3(4), 241-249. PMID: 12679267.

Kim, P. W., Roghmann, M. C., Perencevich, E. N. & Harris, A. D. (2003). Rates of hand disinfection associated with glove use, patient isolation, and changes between exposure to various body sites. American journal of infection control, 31(2), 97-103. PMID: 12665743.

Perencevich, E. N., Sands, K. E., Cosgrove, S. E., Guadagnoli, E., Meara, E. & Platt, R. (2003). Health and economic impact of surgical site infections diagnosed after hospital discharge. Emerging infectious diseases, 9(2), 196-203. PMID: 12603990.

Cosgrove, S. E., Sakoulas, G., Perencevich, E. N., Schwaber, M. J., Karchmer, A. W. & Carmeli, Y. (2003). Comparison of mortality associated with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a meta-analysis. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 36(1), 53-9. PMID: 12491202.

Harris, A. D., Samore, M. H., Lipsitch, M., Kaye, K. S., Perencevich, E. & Carmeli, Y. (2002). Control-group selection importance in studies of antimicrobial resistance: examples applied to Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, and Escherichia coli. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 34(12), 1558-63. PMID: 12032889.

Harris, A. D., Perencevich, E., Roghmann, M. C., Morris, G., Kaye, K. S. & Johnson, J. A. (2002). Risk factors for piperacillin-tazobactam-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa among hospitalized patients. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 46(3), 854-8. PMID: 11850272.

Perencevich, E. N., Wong, M. D. & Harris, A. D. (2001). National and Regional Assessment of the Antibacterial Soap Market: A Step Toward Determining the Impact of Prevalent Antibacterials. Am J Infect Control, 29(5), 281-3. PMID: 11584251.

Perencevich, E. N., Weller, P. F., Samore, M. H. & Harris, A. D. (2001). Benefits of Negative Penicillin Skin Test Results Persist During Subsequent Hospital Admissions. Clin Infect Dis, 32, 317-19. PMID: 11170927.

Perencevich, E. N. (2000). Excess shock and mortality in Staphylococcus aureus related to methicillin resistance (Letter). Clin Infect Dis, 31(5), 1311-3. PMID: 11073776.