Eli Perencevich, MD, MS

Portrait
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
Director, HRS&D CADRE Center of Innovation (COIN)
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
Associate Chair for Clinical and Health Services Research
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

Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> (MSSA), potential ST398, in United States Veterans Health Administration Hospitals, 2003-2014. Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, 6, 55. PMID: 28593043.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 2003-2013<sup>1</sup>. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(11), 1815-1825. PMID: 29047423.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 <i>Escherichia coli</i> bloodstream infections within the Veterans Healthcare Administration. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 5, 38. PMID: 27777759.

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. (2016). Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the United States: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 1-13. PMID: 27825401.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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., 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

(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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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., 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 26(4), 342-5. PMID: 15865268.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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., 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.

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.