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2019

Dallas MegaShelter Medical Operations Response to Hurricane Harvey

Liu, E. L., Morshedi, B., Miller, B. L., Miller, R., Isaacs, S. M., Fowler, R. L., Chung, W., Blum, R., Ward, B., Carlo, J., Hennes, H., Webster, F., Perl, T., Noah, C., Monaghan, R., Tran, A. H., Benitez, F., Graves, J., Kibbey, C., Klein, K. R. & 1 others, Swienton, R. E., Feb 1 2019, In : Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 13, 1, p. 90-93 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Does Use of Electronic Alerts for Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)to Identify Patients With Sepsis Improve Mortality?

Seetharaman, S., Wilson, C., Landrum, M., Qasba, S., Katz, M., Ladikos, N., Harris, J. E., Galiatsatos, P., Yousem, D. M., Knight, A. M., Pearse, D. B., Blanding, R., Bennett, R., Galai, N., Perl, T. & Sood, G., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Efficacy and safety of a novel antimicrobial preoperative skin preparation

Crnich, C. J., Pop-Vicas, A. E., Hedberg, T. G. & Perl, T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

N95 respirators vs medical masks for preventing influenza among health care personnel: A randomized clinical trial

Radonovich, L. J., Simberkoff, M. S., Bessesen, M. T., Brown, A. C., Cummings, D. A. T., Gaydos, C. A., Los, J. G., Krosche, A. E., Gibert, C. L., Gorse, G. J., Nyquist, A. C., Reich, N. G., Rodriguez-Barradas, M. C., Price, C. S. & Perl, T. M., Sep 3 2019, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 322, 9, p. 824-833 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

National Costs Associated With Methicillin-Susceptible and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Hospitalizations in the United States, 2010-2014

Klein, E. Y., Jiang, W., Mojica, N., Tseng, K. K., McNeill, R., Cosgrove, S. E. & Perl, T., Jan 1 2019, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 68, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2018

A polymicrobial fungal outbreak in a regional burn center after Hurricane Sandy

Sood, G., Vaidya, D., Dam, L., Grubb, L. M., Zenilman, J., Krout, K., Khouri-Stevens, Z., Bennett, R., Blanding, R., Riedel, S., Milner, S., Price, L. A. & Perl, T. M., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 46, 9, p. 1047-1050 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Face Mask Use and Persistence of Livestock-associated Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage among Industrial Hog Operation Workers and Household Contacts, USA

Nadimpalli, M. L., Stewart, J. R., Pierce, E., Pisanic, N., Love, D. C., Hall, D., Larsen, J., Carroll, K. C., Tekle, T., Perl, T. & Heaney, C. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 126, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Healthcare personnel exposure in an emergency department during influenza season

Rule, A. M., Apau, O., Ahrenholz, S. H., Brueck, S. E., Lindsley, W. G., de Perio, M. A., Noti, J. D., Shaffer, R. E., Rothman, R., Grigorovitch, A., Noorbakhsh, B., Beezhold, D. H., Yorio, P. L., Perl, T. M. & Fisher, E. M., Aug 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 8, e0203223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Outpatient Parenteral Therapy for Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Infections: A snapshot of processes and outcomes in the real world

Townsend, J., Keller, S., Tibuakuu, M., Thakker, S., Webster, B., Siegel, M., Psoter, K. J., Mansour, O. & Perl, T. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 5, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations
2017

Assessment of operating room airflow using air particle counts and direct observation of door openings

Teter, J., Guajardo, I., Al-Rammah, T., Rosson, G., Perl, T. M. & Manahan, M., May 1 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 5, p. 477-482 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Gonococcal Conjunctivitis: A Case Report of an Unusual Mode of Transmission

Bodurtha Smith, A. J., Holzman, S. B., Manesh, R. S. & Perl, T. M., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 30, 4, p. 501-502 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Minimizing hair dispersal: Is this an opportunity for improvement in health care–acquired infection prevention?

Mantyh, C. R., Xi, H., Pearson, L. & Perl, T. M., Mar 1 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 3, p. 308-310 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Preparedness planning and care of patients under investigation for or with Ebola virus disease: A survey of physicians in North America

Lewis, J. D., Enfield, K. B., Perl, T. M. & Sifri, C. D., Jan 1 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 1, p. 65-68 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Pseudo-outbreak of Penicillium in an outpatient obstetrics and gynecology clinic

Sood, G., Huber, K., Dam, L., Riedel, S., Grubb, L., Zenilman, J., Perl, T. M. & Argani, C., May 1 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 5, p. 557-558 2 p.

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Saccharomyces boulardii probiotic-associated fungemia: questioning the safety of this preventive probiotic's use

Martin, I. W., Tonner, R., Trivedi, J., Miller, H., Lee, R., Liang, X., Rotello, L., Isenbergh, E., Anderson, J., Perl, T. & Zhang, S. X., Mar 1 2017, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 87, 3, p. 286-288 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2016

Livestock-associated, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and recent skin and soft tissue infection among industrial HOG operation workers

Nadimpalli, M., Stewart, J. R., Pierce, E., Pisanic, N., Love, D. C., Hall, D., Larsen, J., Carroll, K. C., Tekle, T., Perl, T. M. & Heaney, C. D., Nov 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 11, e0165713.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Postdischarge surveillance for infection following cesarean section: A prospective cohort study comparing methodologies

Halwani, M. A., Turnbull, A. E., Harris, M., Witter, F. & Perl, T. M., Apr 1 2016, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 4, p. 455-457 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
53 Scopus citations

The Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT): A cluster-randomized comparison of respirator and medical mask effectiveness against respiratory infections in healthcare personnel

Radonovich, L. J., Bessesen, M. T., Cummings, D. A., Eagan, A., Gaydos, C., Gibert, C., Gorse, G. J., Nyquist, A. C., Reich, N. G., Rodrigues-Barradas, M., Savor-Price, C., Shaffer, R. E., Simberkoff, M. S. & Perl, T. M., Jun 2 2016, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 16, 1, 243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Treatment outcomes for patients with Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) infection at a coronavirus referral center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Al Ghamdi, M., Alghamdi, K. M., Ghandoora, Y., Alzahrani, A., Salah, F., Alsulami, A., Bawayan, M. F., Vaidya, D., Perl, T. M. & Sood, G., Apr 21 2016, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 16, 1, 174.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2015

Enhancing resident safety by preventing healthcare-associated infection: A national initiative to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in nursing homes

Mody, L., Meddings, J., Edson, B. S., McNamara, S. E., Trautner, B. W., Stone, N. D., Krein, S. L., Saint, S. & Perl, T. M., Jul 1 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61, 1, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Impact of toxigenic clostridium difficile colonization on the risk of subsequent C. Difficile infection in intensive care unit patients

Tschudin-Sutter, S., Carroll, K. C., Tamma, P. D., Sudekum, M. L., Frei, R., Widmer, A. F., Ellis, B. C., Bartlett, J. & Perl, T. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 11, p. 1324-1329 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Phaeohyphomycosis in transplant recipients: Results from the Transplant Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET)

McCarty, T. P., Baddley, J. W., Walsh, T. J., Alexander, B. D., Kontoyiannis, D. P., Perl, T. M., Walker, R., Patterson, T. F., Schuster, M. G., Lyon, G. M., Wingard, J. R., Andes, D. R., Park, B. J., Brandt, M. E. & Pappas, P. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Medical Mycology. 53, 5, p. 440-446 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Practices to Reduce Surgical Site Infections among Women Undergoing Cesarean Section: A Review

McKibben, R. A., Pitts, S. I., Suarez-Cuervo, C., Perl, T. M. & Bass, E. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 8, p. 915-921 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Protecting the frontline: Designing an infection prevention platform for preventing emerging respiratory viral illnesses in healthcare personnel

Branch-Elliman, W., Price, C. S., McGeer, A. & Perl, T. M., Mar 1 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 3, p. 336-345 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Survey of cesarean delivery infection prevention practices across us academic centers

Argani, C., Notis, E., Moseley, R., Huber, K., Lifchez, S., Price, L. A., Zenilman, J., Satin, A., Perl, T. M. & Sood, G., Jan 1 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 10, p. 1245-1247 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Triggering interventions for influenza: The ALERT algorithm

Reich, N. G., Cummings, D. A. T., Lauer, S. A., Zorn, M., Robinson, C., Nyquist, A. C., Price, C. S., Simberkoff, M., Radonovich, L. J. & Perl, T. M., Feb 15 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 60, 4, p. 499-504 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Using the Pillars of Infection Prevention to Build an Effective Program for Reducing the Transmission of Emerging and Reemerging Infections

Branch-Elliman, W., Savor Price, C., Bessesen, M. T. & Perl, T. M., Sep 1 2015, In : Current environmental health reports. 2, 3, p. 226-235 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

World alliance against antibiotic resistance: The WAAAR declaration against antibiotic resistance

on behalf of the members of the WAAAR, Jan 1 2015, In : Medicina Intensiva. 39, 1, p. 34-39 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2014

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 Updates

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S. M., Calfee, D. P., Dubberke, E. R., Ellingson, K. D., Gerding, D. N., Haas, J. P., Kaye, K. S., Klompas, M., Lo, E., Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Nicolle, L. E., Salgado, C. D., Bryant, K., Classen, D., Crist, K., Deloney, V. M., Fishman, N. O. & 13 others, Foster, N., Goldmann, D. A., Humphreys, E., Jernigan, J. A., Padberg, J., Perl, T. M., Podgorny, K., Septimus, E. J., Vanamringe, M., Weaver, T., Weinstein, R. A., Wise, R. & Maragakis, L. L., Aug 2014, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 8, p. 820-828 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S. M., Calfee, D. P., Dubberke, E. R., Ellingson, K. D., Gerding, D. N., Haas, J. P., Kaye, K. S., Klompas, M., Lo, E., Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Nicolle, L. E., Salgado, C. D., Bryant, K., Classen, D., Crist, K., Deloney, V. M., Fishman, N. O. & 13 others, Foster, N., Goldmann, D. A., Humphreys, E., Jernigan, J. A., Padberg, J., Perl, T. M., Podgorny, K., Septimus, E. J., VanAmringe, M., Weaver, T., Weinstein, R. A., Wise, R. & Maragakis, L. L., Aug 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 967-977 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

A systematic review of mandatory influenza vaccination in healthcare personnel

Pitts, S. I., Maruthur, N. M., Millar, K. R., Perl, T. M. & Segal, J., Sep 2014, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 47, 3, p. 330-340 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Barriers and facilitators of implementation of a mandate for influenza vaccination among healthcare personnel

Block, L., Pitts, S. & Perl, T. M., Jun 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 6, p. 724-727 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Contact precautions: More is not necessarily better

Dhar, S., Marchaim, D., Tansek, R., Chopra, T., Yousuf, A., Bhargava, A., Martin, E. T., Talbot, T. R., Johnson, L. E., Hingwe, A., Zuckerman, J. M., Bono, B. R., Shuman, E. K., Poblete, J., Tran, M., Kulhanek, G., Thyagarajan, R., Nagappan, V., Herzke, C., Perl, T. M. & 1 others, Kaye, K. S., Mar 1 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 3, p. 213-221 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Epidemiology of Candida kefyr in patients with hematologic malignancies

Dufresne, S. F., Marr, K. A., Sydnor, E., Staab, J. F., Karp, J. E., Lu, K., Zhang, S. X., Lavallée, C., Perl, T. M. & Neofytosa, D., Jun 2014, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 52, 6, p. 1830-1837 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infections in a neonatal intensive care unit despite active surveillance cultures and decolonization: Challenges for infection prevention

Popoola, V. O., Budd, A., Wittig, S. M., Ross, T., Aucott, S. W., Perl, T. M., Carroll, K. C. & Milstone, A. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 4, p. 412-418 7 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bloodstream infections among residents of long-term care facilities

Venkatachalam, I., Yang, H. L., Fisher, D., Lye, D. C., Lin, L. M., Tambyah, P. & Perl, T. M., May 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 519-526 8 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Predictors of first recurrence of clostridium difficile infections in children

Tschudin-Sutter, S., Tamma, P. D., Milstone, A. M. & Perl, T. M., Apr 2014, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 33, 4, p. 414-416 3 p.

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19 Scopus citations

The prediction of complicated Clostridium difficile infections in children

Tschudin-Sutter, S., Tamma, P. D., Milstone, A. M. & Perl, T. M., Jul 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 901-903 3 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Variable screening and decolonization protocols for Staphylococcus aureus carriage prior to surgical procedures

Kline, S., Highness, M., Herwaldt, L. A. & Perl, T. M., Jul 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 880-882 3 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Ventilator-associated pneumonia: Overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units

Nussenblatt, V., Avdic, E., Berenholtz, S., Daugherty, E., Hadhazy, E., Lipsett, P. A., Maragakis, L. L., Perl, T. M., Speck, K., Swoboda, S. M., Ziai, W. & Cosgrove, S. E., Mar 1 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 3, p. 278-284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2013

An evaluation of environmental decontamination with hydrogen peroxide vapor for reducing the risk of patient acquisition of multidrug-resistant organisms

Passaretti, C. L., Otter, J. A., Reich, N. G., Myers, J., Shepard, J., Ross, T., Carroll, K. C., Lipsett, P. & Perl, T. M., Jan 1 2013, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 1, p. 27-35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Scopus citations

Clinical practice guidelines for antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery

Bratzler, D. W., Dellinger, E. P., Olsen, K. M., Perl, T. M., Auwaerter, P. G., Bolon, M. K., Fish, D. N., Napolitano, L. M., Sawyer, R. G., Slain, D., Steinberg, J. P. & Weinstein, R. A., Feb 1 2013, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 70, 3, p. 195-283 89 p.

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855 Scopus citations

Daily chlorhexidine bathing to reduce bacteraemia in critically ill children: A multicentre, cluster-randomised, crossover trial

Milstone, A. M., Elward, A., Song, X., Zerr, D. M., Orscheln, R., Speck, K., Obeng, D., Reich, N. G., Coffin, S. E. & Perl, T. M., Mar 1 2013, In : The Lancet. 381, 9872, p. 1099-1106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

118 Scopus citations

Distinguishing community-associated from hospital-associated Clostridium difficile infections in children: Implications for public health surveillance

Tschudin-Sutter, S., Tamma, P. D., Naegeli, A. N., Speck, K. A., Milstone, A. M. & Perl, T. M., Dec 1 2013, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 57, 12, p. 1665-1672 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Effect of daily chlorhexidine bathing on hospital-acquired infection

Climo, M. W., Yokoe, D. S., Warren, D. K., Perl, T. M., Bolon, M., Herwaldt, L. A., Weinstein, R. A., Sepkowitz, K. A., Jernigan, J. A., Sanogo, K. & Wong, E. S., Feb 7 2013, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 368, 6, p. 533-542 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

378 Scopus citations

Financial impact of surgical site infections on hospitals: The hospital management perspective

Shepard, J., Ward, W., Milstone, A., Carlson, T., Frederick, J., Hadhazy, E. & Perl, T., Oct 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 10, p. 907-914 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Hospital outbreak of middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus

Assiri, A., McGeer, A., Perl, T. M., Price, C. S., Al Rabeeah, A. A., Cummings, D. A. T., Alabdullatif, Z. N., Assad, M., Almulhim, A., Makhdoom, H., Madani, H., Alhakeem, R., Al-Tawfiq, J. A., Cotten, M., Watson, S. J., Kellam, P., Zumla, A. I. & Memish, Z. A., Jan 1 2013, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 369, 5, p. 407-416 10 p.

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606 Scopus citations

Hospital room sterilization using farultraviolet radiation: A pilot evaluation of the sterilray device in an active hospital setting

Varma, G., Savard, P., Coles, C., Ross, T., Carroll, K., Perl, T. & Labrique, A., May 1 2013, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 34, 5 SPL, p. 536-538 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations