CIRI Publications

Conway LJ, Pogorzelska M, Larson E, Stone PW.  Adoption of policies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in United States intensive care units.  Am J Infect Control.  Epub 2012 Feb 6.

Pogorzelska M, Stone PW, Larson EL.  Certification in infection control matters: Impact of infection control department characteristics and policies on rates of multidrug-resistant infections.  Am J Infect Control 2012;40:96-101.

Patel SJ, Saiman L, Duchon JM, Evans D, Ferng YH, Larson E.  Development of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention using a model of actionable feedback.  Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis.  Epub 2012 Feb 21.

Patel SJ, O'Toole D, Larson E.  A new metric of antibiotic class resistance in gram-negative bacilli isolated from hospitalized children.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012;33:602-7.

Conway LJ, Pogorzelska M, Larson EL, Stone PW.  Surgical site infection prevention policies and adherence in California hospitals, 2010.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012;33:640-1.

Dunn-Navarra AM, Stockwell MS, Meyer D, Larson E.  Parental health literacy, knowledge and beliefs regarding upper respiratory infections (URI) in an urban Latino immigrant population.  J Urban Health.  Epub 2012 Jun 16.

Cohen B, Ferng YH, Wong-McLoughlin J, Jia H, Morse SS, Larson EL.  Predictors of flu vaccination among urban Hispanic children and adults.  J Epidemiol Community Health 2012;66:204-9.

Larson EL, Cohen B, Baxter KA.  Analysis of alcohol-based hand sanitizer delivery systems: Efficacy of foam, gel, and wipes against influenza A (H1N1) virus on hands.  Am J Infect Control.  Epub 2012 Feb 10.

Miko BA, Cohen B, Conway L, Gilman A, Seward SL Jr, Larson E.  Determinants of personal and household hygiene among college students in New York City, 2011.  Am J Infect Control.  Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Buet A, Cohen B, Marine M, Scully F, Alper P, Simpser E, Saiman L, Larson E.  Hand hygiene opportunities in pediatric extended care facilities.  J Pediatr Nurs.  Epub 2012 Jun 1.

Neidell MJ, Cohen B, Furuya Y, Hill J, Jeon CY, Glied S, Larson EL.  Costs of healthcare- and community-associated infections with antimicrobial-resistant versus susceptible organisms.  Clin Infect Dis.  Epub 2012 Jun 14.

Mukherjee DV, Cohen B, Bovino ME, Desai S, Whittier S, Larson EL.  Survival of influenza virus on hands and fomites in community and laboratory settings.   Am J Infect Control.  Epub 2012 Jan 19.

Landers TF, Cohen B, Wittum TE, Larson EL.  A review of antibiotic use in food animals: perspective, policy, and potential.  Public Health Rep 2012;127(1):4-22.

Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Graham D, Jia H, Uchida M, Larson EL.  California hospitals response to state and federal policies related to health care-associated infections.  Policy Polit Nurs Pract 2011;12:73-81.

Uchida M, Stone PW, Conway LJ, Pogorzelska M, Larson EL, Raveis VH.  Exploring infection prevention: policy implications from a qualitative study.  Policy Polit Nurs Pract 2011;12:82-9.

Steed C, Kelly JW, Blackhurst D, Boeker S, Diller T, Alper P, Larson E.  Hospital hand hygiene opportunities: Where and when (HOW2)? The HOW2 Benchmark Study.  Am J Infect Control 2011;39:19-26.

Lee CJ, Sankaran S, Mukherjee DV, Apa ZL, Hafer CA, Wright L, Larson EL, Lowy FD.  Staphylococcus aureus oropharyngeal carriage in a prison population.  Clin Infect Dis 2011;52:775-778.

Rosenthal M, Goldberg D, Aiello A, Larson E, Foxman B.  Skin microbiota:  Microbial community structure and its potential association with health and disease.  Infec Genetics Evolution 2011;11:839-848.

Stone PW, Larson E.  Decreasing multiple drug-resistant organisms.  Heart Lung 2011;40(4):275.

Nelson S, Stone PW, Jordan S, Pogorzelska M, Halpin H, Vanneman M, Larson E.  Patient safety climate: variation in perceptions by infection preventionists and quality directors.  Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2011;2011:357121.

Pogorzelska M, Stone PW, Furuya EY, Perencevich EN, Larson EL, Goldmann D, Dick A.  Impact of the ventilator bundle on ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care unit.  Int J Qual Health Care 2011;23(5):538-44.

Cohen B, Clock SA, Larson E, Behta M, Ross B, Saddul R, Vawdrey DK.  Documentation of contact precautions in an electronic health record.  J Nurs Care Qual 2011;26(3):252-9.

Ross B, Marine M, Chou M, Cohen B, Chaudhry R, Larson E, Landers T, Behta M.  Measuring compliance with transmission-based isolation precautions: comparison of paper-based and electronic data collection.  American Journal of Infection Control 2011;10:839-43.

Apte M, Neidell M, Furuya EY, Caplan D, Glied S, Larson E.  Using electronically available inpatient hospital data for research.  Clinical and Translational Science 2011;4:338-45.

Apte M, Landers T, Furuya Y, Hyman S, Larson E.  Comparison of two computer algorithms to identify surgical site infections.  Surgical Infections 2011;12:459-64.

Furuya EY, Larson E, Landers T, Jia H, Ross B, Behta M.  Challenges of applying the SHEA/HICPAC metrics for multidrug-resistant organisms to a real-world setting.  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2011;4:323-32.

Patel S, Landers T, Larson E, Zaoutis T, Delamora P, Paul DA, Wong-McLoughlin J, Ferng YH, Saiman L. Clinical vignettes provide an understanding of antibiotic prescribing practices in neonatal intensive care units. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011;32(6):597-602.

Kulage KM, Larson EL, Begg MD.  Sharing facilities and administrative cost recovery to facilitate interdisciplinary research.  Academic Medicine 2011 Jan 18 [Epub ahead of print].

Larson EL, Cohen B, Gebbie K, Clock S, Saiman L.  Interdisciplinary research training in a school of nursing.  Nursing Outlook 2011;59(1):29-36.

Larson EL, Landers TF, Begg MD. Building interdisciplinary research models: a didactic course to prepare interdisciplinary scholars and faculty. Clin Transl Sci 2011;4(1):38-41.

Larson EL, Patel SJ, Evans D, Saiman L. Feedback as a strategy to change behaviour: the devil is in the details. J Eval Clin Pract 2011. Epub ahead of print.

Landers T, Apte M, Hyman S, Furuya Y, Glied S, Larson E.  A comparison of methods to detect urinary tract infections using electronic data.  Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2010;411-7.

Landers T, McWalters J, Behta M, Bufe G, Ross B, Vawdrey DK, Larson E. Terms used for isolation practices by nurses at an academic medical center. J Adv Nurs 2010;66(10):2309-19.

Landers TF, Ferng YH, McLoughlin JW, Barrett AE, Larson E. Antibiotic identification, use, and self-medication for respiratory illnesses among urban Latinos. J Am Acad Nurse Pract 2010;22(9):488-95.

Dunn-Navarra AM, Cohen B, Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Jordan S, Larson E. Relationship Between Systems-Level Factors and Hand Hygiene Adherence. J Nurs Care Qual 2010. [Epub ahead of print.]

Cohen B, Larson EL, Stone PW, Neidell M, Glied SA.  Factors associated with variation in estimates of the cost of resistant infections.  Medical Care 2010;48(9):767-75.

Patel SJ, Saiman L.  Antibiotic resistance in neonatal intensive care unit pathogens: mechanisms, clinical impact, and prevention including antibiotic stewardship.   Clin Perinatol 2010;37:547-63.

Stone PW, Glied SA, McNair PD, Matthes N, Cohen B, Landers TF, Larson EL.  CMS Changes in reimbursement for HAIs: setting a research agenda.  Medical Care 2010;48:433-9.

Kulage KM.  Interdisciplinary Research at an Academic Medical Center: An Administrator's Journey.  National Council of University Research Administrators Magazine.  2010;42(2):26-27.

Clock SA, Cohen B, Behta M, Ross B, Larson EL. Contact precautions for multidrug-resistant organisms: Current recommendations and actual practice. Am J Infect Control 2010;38(2):105-111. 

Stone PW, Dick A, Pogorzelska M, Horan TC, Furuya EY, Larson E.  Staffing and Structure of Infection Prevention and Control Programs.  Am J Infect Control.  2009;37:351-357.

Miller M, Cook HA, Furuya EY, Bhat M, Lee MH, Vavagiakis P, Visitainer P, Vasquez G, Larson E, Lowy FD.  Staphylococcus aureus in the community: Colonization versus infection.  PLoS One.  2009 Aug 20;4(8):e6708.

Larson EL, Cohen B, Ross B, Behta M.  Isolation Precautions for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Electronic Surveillance to Monitor Adherence.  Am J Crit Care first published on February 20, 2009 as doi:10.4037/ajcc2009467.

Behta M, Ross B, Chaudhry R.  A Comprehensive Decision Support System for the Identification, Monitoring and Management of Patients with Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDRO)AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6;:1218.

Bright TJ, Furuya EY, Kuperman GJ, Bakken S. Creating an ontology for an antibiotic prescribing decision support systemAMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6;:888.

Farley JE, Ross T, Stamper P, Baucom S, Larson E, Carroll KC.  Prevalence, risk factors, and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among newly arrested men in Baltimore, Maryland.  Am J Infec Contr 2008; 36:644-650.

Meier BM, Stone PW, and Gebbie KM.  Public health law for the collection and reporting of health care-associated infectionsAmerican Journal of Infection Control 2008;36(8):537-551.

Carson R, Larson E, Levy SB, Marshall BM, Aiello AE.  Use of antibacterial products containing quarternary ammonium compounds and drug resistance in the community.  J Antimicrob Chemotherap 2008; Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Kunches L, Hirschhorn LR.  Healthcare epidemiology: Hospital staffing and health care-associated infections: a systematic review of the literature.  Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;47:937-944.

Gebbie KM, Meier BM, Bakken S, Carrasquillo O, Formicola A, Aboelela S, Glied S, Larson E. Training for Interdisciplinary Health Research: Defining the Required Competencies. J Allied Health, 2008;37:65-70.

Lowy FD, Aiello AE, Bhat M, et al.  Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in New York State prisons.  The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2007;196:911-918.

Glied S, Bakken S, Formicola A, Gebbie K, Larson E. Institutional challenges of interdisciplinary research centers. J Res Admin, 2007;38:153-160.

Aboelela SW, Merrill JA, Carley KM, Larson EL. Social network analysis to evaluate and interdisciplinary research center. J Res Admin 2007;38:97-108. 

Patel S, Larson E, Kubin C, Saiman L. A review of antimicrobial control strategies in hospitalized and ambulatory pediatric populations. Ped Inf Dis 2007;26:531-537.

Cook HA, Cimiotti JP, Della-Latta, P, Saiman L, Larson EL. Antimicrobial resistance patterns of colonizing flora on nurses' hands in the neonatal intensive care unit. Am J Infec Control 2007;35:231-236.

Schwartz AB, Larson EL.  Antibiotic prophylaxis and postoperative complications after tooth extraction and implacement placement: A review of the literature.  Journal of Dentistry 2007;35:881-888.

Sym D, Brennan C, Hart AM, Larson EL. Characteristics of nurse practitioner curricula in the United States related to antimicrobial prescribing and resistance. J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2007 Sep;19(9):477-485. 

Furuya EY, Cook HA, Lee MH, Miller M, Larson E, Hyman S, et al. Community-associated MRSA prevalence: How common is it? A methodological comparison of prevalence ascertainment. AJIC. 2007; 36(6):359-366.

Aboelela SW, Stone PW, Larson EL. Effectiveness of bundled behavioural interventions to control health-care associated infections: A systematic review of the literature. J Hosp Infec. 2007; 66:101-108.

Cook HA, Furuya EY, Larson E, Vasquez G, Lowy FD. Reply to Handsfield. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 June 15; 44(12): 1664.

Larson E. Community factors in the development of antibiotic resistance. Annu Rev Public Health. 2007; 28:435-437. 

Larson EL, Quiros D, Giblin T, Lin S. Relationship of antimicrobial control policies and hospital and infection control characteristics to antimicrobial resistance rates. Am J Crit Care. 2007; 16:110-120.

Aboelela SW, Stone PW, Larson EL. Effectiveness of bundled behavioural interventions to control healthcare-associated infections: A systematic review of the literature. J Hosp Infect. 2007 Feb 20; [Epub ahead of print].

Haas J, Larson E. Measurement of compliance with hand hygiene. Emerg Infec Dis. 2007 Feb 2; [Epub ahead of print].

Cook H, Furuya EY, Larson E, Vasquez G, Lowy FD. Heterosexual transmission of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Clin Infec Dis. 2007 Feb 1; 44:410-413.

Larson E. Community factors in the development of antibiotic resistance. Ann Rev Public Health. 2007; 28:435-437.

Aboelela SW, Larson E, Bakken S, Carrasquillo O, Formicola A, Glied SA, Haas J, Gebbie KM. Defining interdisciplinary research: Conclusions from a critical review of the literature. Health Serv Res. 2007 Feb; 42(1 Pt 1):329-46. 

Chen KT, Campbell H, Borrell LN, Huard RC, Saiman L, Della-Latta P.  Predictors and Outcomes for Pregnant Women with Vaginal-Rectal Carriage of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.  American Journal of Perinatology 2007;24:235-240.

Furuya EY, Lowy FD.  Antimicrobial resistant bacteria in the community setting.  Nature Microbiol Rev 2006; 4:36-45.

Aboelela S,  Saiman L, Stone P, Lowy FD, Quiros D, Larson E.  Effectiveness of barrier precautions and surveillance cultures to control the transmission of multi-drug resistant organisms.  Am J Infect Contr 2006; 34:484-494.

Cespedes A, Larson EL. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding antibiotic use among Latinos in the United States: Review and recommendations. Am J Infec Contr. 2006; 34:495-502.

Aiello A, Lowy F, Wright L, Larson EL. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among US prisoners and military personnel: Review and recommendations for future studies. Lancet ID. 2006; 6:335-341. 

Larson E, Aiello A. Systematic risk assessment methods for the infection control professional. Am J Infec Contr. 2006; 34:323-326.

Graham PG, Lin SX, Larson EL. A U.S. population-based survey of Staphylococcus aureus colonization. Ann Intern Med. 2006; 144:318-325.

Chen KT, Huard RC, Della-Latta P, Saiman L. Prevalence of methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pregnant women. Obstetr Gynecol. 2006; 108:482-487 (with accompanying editorial: pp 480-481.)

Larson EL. Warned, but not well armed: Preventing viral upper respiratory infections in households. Public Health Nurs. 2006; 24:48-59. 

Haas J. Measurement of infection control department performance: State of the science. Am J Infec Control. 2006; 34:543-549.

Larson EL, Saiman L, Haas J, Newmann A, Lowy FD, Fatato B, Bakken S. Perspectives on antimicrobial resistance: Establishing an interdisciplinary research approach. Am J Infect Contr. 2005; 33: 410-418.




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