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  1. Edmond MB, Khakoo RA, McTaggart B, Solomon R. Effect of bedside needle disposal units on needle recapping frequency and needlestick injury. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1988;9:114-116.
  2. Sundberg R, Shapiro R, Darras F, Jensen C, Scantlebury V, Jordan M, McCauley J, Kusne  S, Edmond MB, Ho M, Jereb J, Burwen D, Medvick J, Pasculle W, Hakala T, Simmons RL, Starzl TE. A tuberculosis outbreak in a renal transplant program.Transplantation Proceedings 1991;23:3091-3092.
  3. Edmond MB, Wenzel RP. Ethical considerations in the use of subliminal stimulation to improve handwashing compliance: Scientific utility vs. autonomy of the individual.  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1993;14:107-109.
  4. Edmond MB, Riddler SA, Baxter CM, Wicklund BM, Pasculle AW. Agrobacterium radiobacter: A recently recognized opportunistic pathogen. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1993;16:388-391.
  5. Rangel-Frausto MS, Edmond MB. Malaria: Protection of the international traveler.Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1993;14:155-160.
  6. Green M, Binczewski B, Pasculle AW, Edmond M, Barbadora K, Kusne S, Schlaes DM. Constitutively vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium resistant to synergistic ß-lactam combinations.  Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1993;37:1238-1242.
  7. Jereb JA, Burwen DR, Jarvis WR, Dooley SW, Haas WH, Crawford JT, Geiter LJ, Edmond MB, Dowling JN, Shapiro R, Pasculle AW, Shanahan SL, Jarvis WR.Nosocomial outbreak of tuberculosis in a renal transplant unit: application of a new technique for restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of Mycobacteriumtuberculosis isolates. Journal of Infectious Diseases 1993;168:1219-1924.
  8. Edmond MB, Ober JF, Weinbaum DL, Sanford MD, Pfaller MA, Hwang T, Wenzel RP.Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium bacteremia: Risk factors for infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1995; 20:1126-1130.
  9. Edmond MB, Hollis RJ, Houston AK, Wenzel RP. Molecular epidemiology of meningococcal disease in a university community. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 1995; 33: 2209-2211.
  10. Edmond MB. The impact of epidemiologic studies on infection control. Clinical Performance and Quality Health Care 1995;3:233.
  11. Edmond MB, Wenzel RP, Pasculle AW. Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Perspectives on measures needed for control. Annals of Internal Medicine 1996;124:329-334.  Reply to correspondence: Annals of Internal Medicine 1996;125:859-860.
  12. Lyckholm LJ, Edmond MB. Images in Clinical Medicine: Seasonal hemolysis due to cold-agglutinin syndrome. New England Journal of Medicine 1996;334:437.
  13. Muder RR, Harris AP, Muller S, Edmond MB, Chow JW, Papadakis K, Wagener MW, Bodey GP, Steckelberg JM. Bacteremia due to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: A prospective, multicenter study of 91 episodes. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1996;22:508-512.
  14. Edmond MB, Ober JF, Dawson JD, Weinbaum DL, Wenzel RP. Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteremia: natural history and attributable mortality. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1996;23:1234-9.
  15. Doebbeling BN, Edmond MB, Davis CS, Woodin JR, Zeitler RR. Influenza vaccination of health care workers: evaluation of factors that are important in acceptance.Preventive Medicine 1997;26:68-77.
  16. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB, Nettleman MD. Hospital Epidemiology—1997. Virginia Medical Quarterly 1997;124:103-104.
  17. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Tuberculosis infection after bronchoscopy. Journal of the American Medical Association 1997;278:1111.
  18. Pfaller MA, Jones RN, Marshall SA, Coffman SL, Hollis RJ, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP.Inducible AmpC b-lactamase producing gram-negative bacilli from bloodstream infections: Frequency, antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular epidemiology in a national surveillance program (SCOPE). Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1997;28:211-219.
  19. Pfaller MA, Jones RN, Marshall SA, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP and the SCOPE Hospital Study Group. Nosocomial streptococcal blood stream infections in the SCOPE Program: Species occurrence and antimicrobial resistance. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 1997;29:269-263.
  20. Jones RN, Marshall SA, Pfaller MA, Wilke WW, Hollis RJ, Erwin ME, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP. Nosocomial enterococcal bloodstream infections in the SCOPE program: Antimicrobial resistance, species occurrence, molecular testing results and laboratory testing accuracy. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1997;29:95-102.
  21. Wilke WW, Marshall SA, Coffman SL, Pfaller MA, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP, Jones RN.Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus raffinosus: Molecular epidemiology, species identification error and frequency of occurrence in a national resistance surveillance program (SCOPE). Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1997; 29:43-49.
  22. Pfaller MA, Jones RN, Messer SA, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP. National surveillance of nosocomial blood stream infection due to Candida albicans: Frequency of occurrence and antifungal susceptibility in the SCOPE Program. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1998;31:327-332.
  23. Herwaldt LA, Swartzendruber SK, Edmond MB, Embrey R, Kuhns KR, Wilkerson KR, Wenzel RP, Perl TM. The epidemiology of hemorrhage related to cardiothoracic surgery. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1998;19:9-16.
  24. Pfaller MA, Jones RN, Messer SA, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP and the SCOPE Participant Group. National surveillance of nosocomial bloodstream infection due to species of Candida other than Candida albicans. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1998;30:121-129.
  25. Pfaller MA, Lockhart SR, Pujol C, Swails-Wenger JA, Messer SA, Edmond MB, Jones RN, Wenzel RP, Soll DR. Hospital specificity, region specificity, and fluconazole resistance of Candida albicans bloodstream isolates. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 1998;36:1518-1529.
  26. Wendt C, Ruden H, Edmond M. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci: Epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 1998;25:A1604-A1611.
  27. Rollins LK, Martindale JR, Edmond M, Manser T, Scheld WM. Using logistic regression to predict pass rates on the American Board of Internal Medicine Certifying Examination using the Internal Medicine In-Training Examination.Journal of General Internal Medicine 1998;13:414-416.
  28. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Infection Control Considerations. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1998;27:245-251.
  29. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. The evolving technology of venous access. New England Journal of Medicine 1999;340:48-50.
  30. Edmond MB, Wallace SE, McClish DA, Pfaller MA, Jones RN, Wenzel RP. Nosocomial bloodstream infections in U.S. hospitals: A three-year analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1999;29:239-244.
  31. Edmond M, Roberson M, Hasan N. The dishonest dean’s letter: An analysis of 532 dean’s letters from 99 US medical schools. Academic Medicine 1999;74:1033-1035.  Reprinted in The Advisor: The Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions 2001;21:13-16.
  32. Franchi D, Wong A, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP. Seeking vancomycin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus among patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci.Clinical Infectious Diseases 1999;29:1566-1568.
  33. Bischoff WE; Reynolds TM, Hall GO, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Molecular epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VREF) strains in a large urban hospital over a 5-year period. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 1999;37:3912-3916.
  34. Bischoff WE, Reynolds TM, Sessler CN, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP. Handwashing compliance by health care workers: The impact of introducing an accessible, alcohol-based hand antiseptic. Archives of Internal Medicine 2000;160:1017-1021.
  35. Wong AHM, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. The epidemiology of bacteriuria due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci—a retrospective study. American Journal of Infection Control 2000;28:277-281.
  36. Franchi D, Bahrani A, Ober JF, Edmond MB. Preventing nosocomial infections from gastrointestinal endoscopy. Current Gastroenterology Reports 2000;2:294-298.
  37. Heinemann B, Wisplinghoff H, Edmond M, Seifert H. Comparative activities of ciprofloxacin, clinafloxacin, gatifloxacin, gemifloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and trovafloxacin against epidemiolgocially defined Acinetobacter baumanii strains.Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2000;44:2211-2213.
  38. Edmond MB. Transforming residency programs into high performance organizations. Click-American College of Physician Executives Online Journal 2000;2. Available athttp://www.acpe.org/Click/octoberclick/highperformance/edmondpage1.html.
  39. Wisplinghoff H, Edmond MB, Pfaller MA, Wenzel RP, Seifert H. Nosocomial bloodstream infections due to Acinetobacter spp in US hospitals: clinical features, molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2000;31:690-697.
  40. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Managing antibiotic resistance. New England Journal of Medicine 2000;343:1961-1963.
  41. Edmond M. Glycopeptide-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Clinical Practice 2000;supplement 115:66-71.
  42. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. The impact of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections.Emerging Infectious Diseases 2001;7:174-177.
  43. Wenzel RP, Gennings C, Edmond MB. Antifungal antibiotics and breakthrough bacteremias. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2001;32:1538-1539.
  44. Wisplinghoff H, Seifert H, Coimbra M, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) in adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due to S. aureus. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2001; 33:733-736.
  45. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Severe sepsis—national estimates. Critical Care Medicine 2001; 29:1472-1474.
  46. Edmond MB, Deschenes JL, Eckler M, Wenzel RP. Racial bias in using USMLE Step 1 scores to grant internal medicine residency interviews. Academic Medicine 2001;76:1253-1256.
  47. Tallent SM, Bischoff T, Ostrowsky B, Climo M, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Vancomycin susceptibility of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA) isolates causing nosocomial bloodstream infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2002;40:2249-2250.
  48. Moellering RC, Craig W, Edmond M, Farrell DJ, Ferraro MJ, File TM Jr, Klein J, Lonks J, Metlay JP, Sahm D, Talbot GH. Clinical and public health implications of macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. Journal of Chemotherapy 2002;14(suppl 3):42-56.
  49. Ostrowsky B, Ober J, Wenzel R, Edmond MB. The case of the cold thermometers.American Journal of Infection Control 2003;31:57-59.
  50. da Silva Coimbra MV, Silva-Carvalho MC, Wisplinghoff H, Hall GO, Tallent S, Wallace S, Edmond MB, Figueiredo AM, Wenzel RP. Clonal spread of methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus in a large geographic area of the United States. Journal of Hospital Infection 2003;53:103-110.
  51. Wisplinghoff H, Seifert H, Wenzel RP Edmond MB. Current trends in the epidemiology of nosocomial bloodstream infections in patients with hematological malignancies and solid neoplasms in U.S. hospitals. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2003;36:1103-1110.
  52. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Managing SARS amidst uncertainty. New England Journal of Medicine 2003;348:1947-1948.
  53. Wisplinghoff H, Seifert H, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Current trends in nosocomial bloodstream infections in pediatric patients in U.S. hospitals: epidemiology, clinical features and susceptibilities. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2003;22:686-691.
  54. Wenzel RP Edmond MB. Listening to SARS: lessons for infection control. Annals of Internal Medicine 2003;139:592-593.
  55. Gonzalez A, Bischoff T, Tallent S, Sheke G, Ostrowsky B, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP.Antibiotic resistance in the community. Journal of Hospital Infection 2003;55:156-157.
  56. Wisplinghoff H, Bischoff T, Tallent SM, Seifert H, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB.Nosocomial bloodstream infections in United States hospitals: Analysis of 24,179 cases from a prospective nationwide surveillance study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004;39:309-317.
  57. Polk RE, Johnson CK, McClish D, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Predicting hospital rates of fluoroquinolone-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa from fluoroquinolone use in US hospitals and their surrounding communities. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004;39:497-503.
  58. Rosato AE, Tallent SM, Edmond MB, Bearman GML. Susceptibility of coagulase-negative staphylococcal nosocomial bloodstream isolates to the chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine impregnated central venous catheter. American Journal of Infection Control 2004;32:486-488.
  59. Berhe M, Edmond MB, Bearman GML. An assessment of health care workers’ perceptions of compliance with infection control practices and knowledge of nosocomial infections. American Journal of Infection Control 2005;33:55-57.
  60. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Patient to patient transmission of hepatitis C. Annals of Internal Medicine 2005;142:940-941.
  61. MacDougall C, Powell JP, Johnson CK, Edmond MB, Polk RE. Hospital and community fluoroquinolone use and resistance in Staphylococcus aureus andEscherichia coli in 17 United States hospitals. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2005;41;435-40.
  62. MacDougall C, Harpe SE, Powell JP, Johnson CK, Edmond MB, Polk RE.Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and fluoroquinolone use.Emerging Infectious Diseases 2005;11:1197-1204.
  63. Edmond MB, White-Russell MB, Woolard CD, Ober JF, Bearman GML. A statewide survey of nosocomial infection surveillance in acute care hospitals. American Journal of Infection Control 2005;33:480-482.
  64. Wenzel RP, Bearman GML, Edmond MB. Lessons from SARS: Implications for infection control. Archives of Medical Research 2005;36:610-6.
  65. Stevens MP, Edmond MB. Endocarditis due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci: Case report and review of the literature. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2005;41:1134-42.
  66. Marra AR, Bearman G, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Comparison of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome between monomicrobial and polymicrobialPseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infections. BioMed Central Infectious Diseases 2005;5:94.
  67. von Baum H, Ober JF, Wendt C, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Antibiotic-resistant nosocomial bloodstream infections: specific risk factors in a high risk population.Infection 2005;33:320-6.
  68. Marra AR, Pereira CAP, Gales AC, Menezes LC, Cal RGR, de Souza JMA, Edmond MB, Faro C, Wey SB. Bloodstream infections due to metallo-β-lactamase-producingPseudomonas aeruginosa: epidemiology, microbiology and clinical outcomes.Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2006;5:388-90.
  69. Wisplinghoff H, Bischoff T, Seifert H, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Inflammatory response and clinical course of adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infections due to Candida species. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2006;12:170-177.
  70. Marra AR, Wey SB, Castelo A, Gales AC, Cal RGR, Filho JRC, Edmond MB, Pereira CAP. Nosocomial bloodstream infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae: impact of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) production on clinical outcome in a hospital with high ESBL prevalence. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006;6:24.
  71. Marra AR, Edmond MB, Forbes BA, Wenzel RP, Bearman GML. Time to blood culture positivity as a predictor of clinical outcome in Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2006;44:1342-1346.
  72. Marra AR, Bar K, Bearman G, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in nosocomial bloodstream infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterococcus species: Comparison of elderly and nonelderly patients. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2006;54:804-808.
  73. Marra AR, Major Y, Bearman GML, Edmond MB. Linezolid-resistant, vancomycin-susceptible Enterococcus faecalis central venous catheter colonization. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2006;44:1915-1916.
  74. Marra AR, Bar K, Bearman GML, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due toPseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Infection 2006;53:30-35.
  75. Marra AR, Bearman GML, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Comparison of severity of illness scoring systems for patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due toPseudomonas aeruginosa. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006;6:132.
  76. Bar K, Wisplinghoff H, Wenzel RP, Bearman GML, Edmond MB. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infections due to enterococci. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006;6:145.
  77. Berhe M, Edmond MB, Bearman G. Measurement and feedback of infection control process measures in the intensive care unit: impact on compliance. American Journal of Infection Control 2006;34:537-539.
  78. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Team-based prevention of catheter-related infections.New England Journal of Medicine 2006;355:2781-2783.
  79. Marra AR, Opilla M, Edmond MB, Kirby DF. Epidemiology of bloodstream infections in patients on long-term total parenteral nutrition. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2007;41:19-28.
  80. Diekema DJ, Edmond MB. Look before you leap: Active surveillance for multidrug-resistant organisms. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007;44:1101-1107.
  81. Heipel D, Ober J, Edmond MB, Bearman GML. Surgical site infection surveillance for neurosurgical procedures: a comparison of passive surveillance by surgeons to active surveillance by infection control professionals. American Journal of Infection Control 2007;35:200-202.
  82. Marra AR, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP, Bearman GML. Clostridium difficile-associated disease in the intensive care unit setting: epidemiology, clinical course and outcome. BMC Infectious Diseases 2007;7:42.
  83. Opilla MT, Kirby DF, Edmond MB. Use of ethanol lock therapy to reduce the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections in home parenteral nutrition patients. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2007;31:302-305.
  84. Edmond MB, Bearman GML. Mandatory public reporting in the USA: an example to follow? Journal of Hospital Infection 2007;65(S2):182-188.
  85. Wenzel RP, Bearman G, Edmond MB. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: New issues for infection control. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2007;30:210-212.
  86. Bearman G, Marra AR, Sessler CN, Smith WR, Rosato A, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. A controlled trial of universal gloving vs. contact precautions for preventing the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms. American Journal of Infection Control 2007;35:650-655.
  87. Matsuyama R, Lyckholm L, Lowe E, Edmond MB. Beyond the IRB: Exploring ethical issues in psychosocial research. Monash Bioethics Review 2007;26:49-59.
  88. Edmond MB, Eickhoff TC. Who’s steering the ship? External influences on infection control programs. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;46:1746-1750. Reply to correspondence: 47:982.
  89. Pakyz A, Powell JP, Harpe SE, Johnson C, Edmond M, Polk RE. Diversity of antimicrobial use in 42 hospitals in the United States. Pharmacotherapy 2008;28:906-912.
  90. Assanasen S, Edmond M, Bearman G. Impact of two different levels of performance feedback on compliance with infection control process measures in two intensive care units. American Journal of Infection Control 2008;36:407-413.
  91. Edmond MB, Ober JF, Bearman G. Active surveillance cultures are not required to control MRSA infections in the critical care setting. American Journal of Infection Control 2008;36:461-463.
  92. Edmond MB. Controlling methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An effective, alternative approach. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 2008;30:121-124.
  93. Marra AR, D’Arco C, Bravim BdeA, Martino MDV, Correa L, Silva CV, Lamblet LCR, Junior MS, de Lima G, Guastelli LR, Barbosa L, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. A controlled trial of measurement and feedback of hand hygiene in step-down units.Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2008;35:730-735.
  94. Edmond MB, Lyckholm LJ, Diekema DJ. Ethical implications of active surveillance cultures and contact precautions for controlling multidrug-resistant organisms in the hospital setting. Public Health Ethics 2008;1:235-245.
  95. Stevens MP, Bearman G, Rosato A, Edmond MB. Community-Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in a Women’s Collegiate Basketball Team. Southern Medical Journal 2008;101:1067-1068.
  96. Wenzel RP, Bearman G, Edmond MB. Screening for MRSA: A flawed hospital infection control intervention. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2008;29:1012-1018. Reply to Farr and Jarvis. 30:499-500.
  97. Edmond MB. Getting to zero: Is it safe? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2009;30:74-76.
  98. Marra AR, de Almeida SM, Correa L,Silva M, Martino MDV, Cal RGR, Edmond MB, dos Santos OFP. The effect of limiting antimicrobial therapy duration on antimicrobial resistance in the critical care setting. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2009;30:205-209.
  99. Stevens MP, Edmond MB. The rising tide: Skin and soft tissue infections due to community-associated methicillin Staphylococcus aureus. Southern Medical Journal 2009;102:121-122.
  100. Wenzel RP, Bearman G, Edmond MB. Further advances in the treatment of MRSA. European Infectious Disease 2009:87-89.
  101. Camargo LFA, Marra AR, Büchele GL, Sogayar AMC, Cal RGR, de Sousa JMA, Martino MDV, Silva E, Knobel E, Edmond MB. Double-lumen central venous catheters impregnated with chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine to prevent catheter colonization in the intensive care unit setting: A prospective randomized study. Journal of Hospital Infection 2009;72:227-233.
  102. Marra AR, Cal RGR, Silva CV, Lemos RC, Moura Jr DF, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB, Durao MS. Successful prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia in an intensive care setting. American Journal of Infection Control 2009;37:619-625.
  103. Markley JD, Edmond MB. Post-malaria neurologic syndrome: Case report and review of the literature. Journal of Travel Medicine 2009;16:424-430.
  104. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Preparing for 2009 H1N1 Influenza. New England Journal of Medicine 2009;361:1991-1993.
  105. Marra AR, Guastelli LR de Araújo CMP, dos Santos JLS, Lamblet LCR, Silva M Jr, de Lima G, Cal RGR, Paes AT, Neto MN , Barbosa L, Edmond MB, dos Santos OFP.Positive deviance: A new strategy for increasing hand hygiene compliance.Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2010;31:12-20.
  106. Stevens MP, Hunter JD, Ober J, Bearman G, Edmond MB. Watching them wash: a hand hygiene observation program. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2010;31:198-199.
  107. Stevens MP, Edmond MB. Healthcare Associated Transmission of Hepatitis B & C Viruses in Oncology Care. Clinics in Liver Disease 2010;14:69-74.
  108. Marra AR, Cal RGR, Durão MS, Souza M, Correa L, Guastelli LR, Reis L, Moura Jr DF, Edmond MB, dos Santos OFP. Impact of a program to prevent central line associated bloodstream infection in the zero tolerance era. American Journal of Infection Control 2010;38:434-439.
  109. Bearman G, Rosato AE, Duane TM, Elam K, Haner C, Kazlova V, Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Trial of universal gloving with emollient impregnated gloves to promote skin health, improve hand hygiene, and prevent the transmission of multi-drug resistant organisms in a surgical intensive care unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemmiology 2010;31:491-497.
  110. Butler DL, Major Y, Bearman, G, Edmond MB. Transmission of An in vitro model of lab coats in the transmission of nosocomial pathogens by white coats: an invitro model. Journal of Hospital Infection 2010;75:137-138.
  111. Jones DL, Munro CL, Grap MJ, Kitten T, Edmond M. Oral care and bacteremia risk in mechanically ventilated patients. Heart and Lung 2010;39 (6 Suppl):S57-65.
  112. Marra A, Moura Jr DF, Paes AT, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Measuring rates of hand hygiene adherence in the intensive care setting: a comparative study of direct observation, product usage and electronic counting devices. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2010;31:796-801.
  113. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Infection control: The case for horizontal rather than vertical interventional programs. Intenational Journal of Infectious Diseases 2010;14 (Suppl4):S3-5.
  114. Edmond MB, Goodell A, Zuelzer W, Sanogo K, Elam K, Bearman G. Successful utilization of alcohol sensor technology to monitor and report hand hygiene compliance. Journal of Hospital Infection 2010;76:364-365.
  115. Stevens MP, Edmond MB. The effectiveness of ICU triage for inpatient medical services in an urban teaching hospital. The Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine 2010.
  116. Edmond MB. Taylorized Medicine. Annals of Internal Medicine 2010;153:845-846.
  117. McLemore A, Bearman G, Edmond MB. The effect of contact precautions on wait time from emergency room disposition to inpatient admission. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2011;32:298-299.
  118. Marra AR, Guastelli LR, de Araujo CMP, dos Santos JLS, Filho MAO, Kawagoe JY, Neto MC, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Positive deviance: A program for sustained improvement in hand hygiene compliance. American Journal of Infection Control 2011;39:1-5.
  119. Eid RC, Domingues F, Barreto JKS, Marra AR, Silva CV, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Successful prevention of tracheostomy associated pneumonia in step down units. American Journal of Infection Control 2011;39:500-505.
  120.  De Wit M, Zilberberg MD, Wenzel RP, Bearman G, Edmond MB. Outcomes of patients with alcohol use disorders experiencing health care associated infections.Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2011;35:1368-1373.
  121. Shiramizo SCPL, Marra AR, Durão MS Jr, Paes AT, Edmond MB, dos Santos OFP.Decreasing mortality in severe sepsis and septic shock patients by implementing a sepsis bundle in a hospital setting. PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e26790.
  122. Marra AR, Camargo LFA, Pignatari ACC, Andrade S, Sukiennik T, Behar P, de Medeiros EAS,  Ribeiro J, Girão E, Correa L, Martino MDV, Guerra C, Brites C, Pereira CAP, Carneiro I,  Reis M, de Souza MA, Tranchesi R, Barata CU, Edmond MB and the Brazilian SCOPE Study Group. Nosocomial bloodstream infections in Brazilian Hospitals: Analysis of 2,563 cases from a prospective nationwide surveillance study. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2011;49:1866-1971.
  123. Marra AR, Camargo TZS, Gonçalves P, Sogayar AMCB, Moura Jr DF, Guastelli LR, Rosa CACA, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Preventing catheter associated urinary tract infection in the zero tolerance era. American Journal of Infection Control 2011;39:817-822.
  124. Deliberato RO, Marra AR, Correa TG, Martino MDV, Correa L, dos Santos OVP, Edmond MB. Catheter related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) in ICU patients: Making the decision to remove or not to remove the central venous catheter. PLoS One 2012;7:e32687.
  125. Pellerin J, Edmond MB, Bearman G, Lee K, Cooksey L, Stevens MP. An examination of stewardship interventions by major category in an urban academic medical center. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2012;33:432-434.
  126. Wisplinghoff H, Paulus T, Lugenheim M, Stefanik D, Higgins P, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP, Seifert H. Nosocomial bloodstream infections due to Acinetobacter baumannii, Acinetobacter pitii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis. Journal of Infection 2012;64:282-290.
  127. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Septic shock—Evaluating another failed treatment. New England Journal of Medicine 2012;366(22):2122-2124.
  128. Fehlberg LCC, Xaiver DE, Peraro PP, Marra AR, Gales AC. Beta-lactam resistance mechanisms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains causing bloodstream infections: Comparative results between Brazilian and American isolates. Microbial Drug Resistance 2012;18:402-407.
  129. Son C, Daniels T, Eagan J, Edmond M, Fishman NO, Fraser T, Kamboj M, Maragakis LL, Mehta SA, Perl TM, Phillips MS, Price CS, Talbot TR, Wilson SJ, Sepkowitz KA.Central line-associated bloodstream infection surveillance outside the ICU: A multi-center survey. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2012;33:869-874.
  130. de Almeida SM, Marra AR, Wey SB, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Implementation of an antibiotic prophylaxis protocol in an intensive care unit. American Journal of Infection Control 2012;40:721-725.
  131. Marra AR, Edmond MB. Hand Hygiene: State of the art review with emphasis on new technologies and mechanisms of surveillance. Current Infectious Disease Reports 2012;14:585-591.
  132. Wenzel RP, Fowler AA, Edmond MB. Antibiotic prevention of acute exacerbations of COPD. New England Journal of Medicine 2012;367:340-347.
  133. Wang JS, Bearman G, Edmond M, Stevens MP. Guarding the goods: An introduction to antimicrobial stewardship. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 2012;34:93-97.
  134. de Macedo, RdC, Jacob EMO, da Silva VP, Santana EA, de Souza AF, Gonçalves P,  Marra AR, dos Santos OFP, Cendoroglo M, Edmond MB. Positive deviance: using a nurse call system to evaluate hand hygiene practices. American Journal of Infection Control 2012;40:946-950.
  135. Markley JD, Edmond MB, Bearman G, Stevens MP. Are Gym Surfaces Reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus? A Point Prevalence Survey. American Journal of Infection Control 2012;40:1008-1009.
  136. Caserta RA, Marra AR, Durao MS, Silva CV, Pavao Dos Santos OF, Neves HS, Edmond MB, Timenestsky KT.  A program for sustained improvement in preventing ventilator associated pneumonia in an intensive care setting. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012;12:234.
  137. Marra AR, Camargo TZS, Cardoso VJ, de Andrade EC, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB.Hand hygiene compliance in the critical care setting: A comparative study of two different alcohol handrub formulations. American Journal of Infection Control 2013;41:136-139.
  138. de Toledo Piza F, Marra AR, Silva Jr M, Camargo TZS, Edmond MB. Contact precautions in the ICU setting: Twelve years of surveillance. American Journal of Infection Control 2013;41:371-372.(epub ahead of print).
  139. Silva Jr M, Marra AR, Camargo TZS,  de Almeida, SM, Siqueira I, Correa L, Kawagoe JY, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Secular trends in the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea (CDAD): Relationship with alcohol gel use in a tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2013;17:e418-421.
  140. Franca SR, Marra AR, de Oliveira Figueiredo RA, dos Santos OFP, Ramos JCT, Edmond MB. The effect of contact precautions on hand hygiene compliance.American Journal of Infection Control 2013;41:371-372.
  141. Edmond MB, Wenzel RP. Screening inpatients for MRSA: Case Closed. New Engl J Med 2013;368:2314-2315.
  142. Deliberato RO, Marra AR, Sanches RP, Martino MDV, dos Santos Ferreira CE, Paternak J, Paes AT, Pinto LM, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Clinical and economic impact of procalcitonin to shorten antimicrobial therapy in septic patients with proven bacterial infection in an intensive care setting. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2013;76:266-271.
  143. Pereira CAP, Marra AR, Camargo LFA, Pignatari ACC, Sukiennik T, Behar PRP, Medeiros EAS, Ribeiro J, Girão E, Correa L, Guerra C, Carneiro I, Brites C, Reis M, de Souza MA, Tranchesi R, Barata CU, Edmond MB and the Brazilian SCOPE Study Group. Nosocomial bloodstream infections in pediatric patie nts: microbiology, epidemiology, and clinical features. PLoS One 2013;8:e68144.
  144. Pakyz A, Edmond MB. Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections:  the case of central line-associated bloodstream infections.Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2013;34:780-784.
  145. Welc CM, Nassiry A, Elam K, Sanogo K, Zuelzer W, Duane T, Stevens MP, Edmond MB, Bearman G. Continued noncompliance with the American College of Surgeons recommendations to decrease infectious exposure  in the operating room: Why?Surgical Infections 2013;14:288-292.
  146. Nunes CZ, Marra AR, Edmond MB, Pereira CAP. Time to blood culture positivity as a predictor of clinical outcome of Candida albicans bloodstream infection. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:486.
  147. da Costa LSS, Neves VM, Marra AR, Camargo TZS, Cardoso MFS, Victor ES, Tahira FA, Laselva CR, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Measuring hand hygiene compliance in a hematology-oncology unit: a comparative study of methodologies. American Journal of Infection Control 2013;41:984-988.
  148. Pellerin J, Edmond MB. Infections associated with religious rituals. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2013;17:e945-948.
  149. Marra AR, Noritomi DT, Westheimer A, Camargo TZS, Bortoleto RP, Durao MS Jr, Apisarnthanarak A, Laselva C, de Souza Pimentel W, Ferraz LJR, dos Santos Cardoso MF, da Silva Victor E, dos Santos OFP, Neto MC, Edmond MB and the Positive Deviance For Hand Hygiene Study Group. A multicenter study of positive deviance to improve hand hygiene compliance. American Journal of Infection Control 2013;41:984-988.
  150. Casaroto E, Marra AR, Coelho FMS, Pinho JRR, Sitnik R, Colombari F, Senne C, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Improving the diagnosis of meningitis due to Enterovirus and Herpes simplex I and II in a tertiary care hospital. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:486.
  151. Duane TM, Zuo JX, Wolfe LG, Bearman G, Edmond MB, Stevens MP. Surgeons do not listen: Evaluation of compliance with antimicrobial stewardship program recommendations. American Surgeon 2013;79:1269-1272.
  152. Marra AR, dos Santos OFP, Neto MC, Edmond MB. Positive deviance: A new tool for infection prevention and safety. Current Infectious Diseases Reports 2013;15:544-548.
  153. Marra AR, Edmond MB. New technologies to measure healthcare worker hand hygiene compliance. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2014;20:29-33.
  154. Wisplinghoff H, Ebbers J, Geurtz L, Stefanik D, Major Y, Edmond MB, Wenzel RP, Seifert H. Nosocomial bloodstream infections due to Candida spp. in the USA: species distribution, clinical features and antifungal susceptibilities. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2014;43:78-81.
  155. Pellerin J, Stevens M, Sorah J, Bearman G, Edmond M. Healthcare worker perception of bare below the elbows: readiness for change? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2014;35:740-742.
  156. Marra AR, Camargo TZS, Magnus TP, Blaya RP, dos Santos GB, Guastelli LR, Prado M, Victor ES, Bogossian H, Monte JCM, dos Santos OFP, Oyama CK, Edmond MB. The use of real-time feedback via wireless technology to improve hand hygiene compliance. American Journal of Infection Control 2014;42:608-611.
  157. Marra AR, Edmond MB. Innovations to promote hand hygiene compliance. AHRQ Web Morbidity and Mortality Rounds May 2014.
  158. Ghazal S, Bearman G, Stevens MP, Edmond MB. Utility of screening blood cultures in patients undergoing hematopoietic transplantation. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control 2014;3:20.
  159. Wang JS, Muzevich K, Edmond MB, Bearman G, Stevens MP. Central nervous system infections to vancomycin-resistant enterococci: case series and review of the literature. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2014;25:26-31.
  160. Pakyz AL, Moczygemba LR, VanderWielen LM, Edmond MB, Stevens MP, Kuzel AJ. Facilitators and barriers to implementing antimicrobial stewardship strategies: Results from a qualitative study. American Journal of Infection Control 2014;42(suppl 10):S257-63.
  161. Yokota PKO, Marra AR, Martino MDV, Victor ES, Durão Jr MS, Edmond MB, Pavão dos Santos OF. Impact of appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with severe sepsis and septic shock—A quality improvement study. PLoS One 2014;9(11):e104475.
  162. Edmond MB, Diekema DJ, Perencevich EN. Ebola virus disease and the need for new personal protective equipment. JAMA 2014;312:2495-2496.
  163. Filho MAO, Marra AR, Camargo TZS, Magnus TP, Rodrigues RD, Prado M, Santini T, Victor ES, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Comparison of human and electronic observation for the measurement of compliance with hand hygiene. American Journal of Infection Control 2014;42:1188-1192.
  164. Fisman D, Patrozou E, Carmelli Y, Perencevich E, Tuite AR, Mermel L, Quirós R, Vilches V, Korman T, Miyakis S; Boutlis C, Reid A, Gales A, Schandert L, Affini R, Machado A, Marra A, Camargo L, Edmond M, Correa L, Sukiennik T, Behar P; Girão E, Guerra C, Brites C, McGeer A, Smith S, El Kholy A; Plakias G, Tacconelli E, Honda H, Kluytmans J, Apisarnthanarak A, Fakih M, Marschall J, Russo A. 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 2014;9(12):e114548.
  165. Camargo LFA, Marra AR, Pignatari ACC, Sukiennik T, Behar PRP, Medeiros EAS, Ribeiro J, Girão E, Correa1 L, Guerra C, Brites C, Pereira CAP, Carneiro I, Reis M, de Souza MA, Tranchesi R, Barata CU, Edmond MB and the Brazilian SCOPE Study Group. Nosocomial bloodstream infections in a nationwide study: comparison between solid organ transplant patients and the general population. Transplant Infectious Disease 2015;17:308-313.
  166. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Academic I.D. in jeopardy: the erosion of time, professional values, and physician satisfaction. Infection 2015;43:141-144.
  167. Magnus TP, Marra AR, Camargo TZS, Victor ES, da Costa LSS, Cardoso VJ, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Measuring hand hygiene compliance rates in different special care settings: a comparative study of methodologies. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2015;33:205-208.
  168. Pakyz AL, Moczygemba LR, Wang HM, Stevens MP, Edmond MB. An evaluation of the association between an antimicrobial stewardship score and antimicrobial usage. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2015;70:1588-1591.
  169. Wenzel RP, Edmond MB. Antibiotics for abdominal sepsis. New England Journal of Medicine 2015;372:2062-2063.
  170. Ghazal S, Viorica SC, Joseph M, Mukahal M, Hakawi S, Edmond MB. Reducing the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the non-ICU setting. Advances in Infectious Diseases 2015;5:81-86.
  171. Pakyz AL, Patterson JA, Motzkus-Feagans C, Edmond MB, Lapane KL. Performance of the present on admission (POA) indicator for C. difficile infection. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2015;36:838-840.
  172. Casaroto E, Marra AR, Camargo TZS, de Souza ARA, de Almeida CES, Pedroti EP, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB, Campos AH. Agreement on the prescription of antimicrobial drugs. BMC Infectious Diseases 2015;15:248.
  173. Vaidotas M, Yokota PK, Marra AR, Zinsly Sampaio Camargo T, Victor ED, Gysi DM, Leal F, Dos Santos OF, Edmond MB. Measuring hand hygiene compliance rates at hospital entrances. Am J Infect Control 2015;43:694-696.
  174. Edmond MB, Mansroor N, Stevens MP, Ober J, Bearman G. The impact of discontinuing contact precautions for VRE and MRSA on device-associated infections at an academic medical center. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2015;36:978-980.
  175. Neves L, Marra AR, Camargo TZS, dos Santo MC, Zulin F, Candido P, Ariede N, Victor EDS, Paternak J, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB, Martino MDV. Correlation between mass and volume of collected blood with rate of positivity of blood cultures. BMC Research Notes 2015;8:383.
  176. Doi AM, Pignatari ACC, Edmond MB, Marra AR, Camargo LFA, Siqueira RA, da Mota VP, Colombo AL. Epidemiology and microbiologic characterization of nosocomial candidemia from a Brazilian national surveillance program. PLoS One 2016;11:e0146909.
  177. Ince MN, Blazar BR, Edmond MB, Tricot G, Wannemuehler M. Understanding luminal microbiota to treat intestinal inflammation. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 2015 (epub ahead of print).
  178. Pakyz AL, Moczygemba LR, VanderWielen LM, Edmond MB. Fecal microbiota transplant for recurrent C. difficile infection: The patient experience. American Journal of Infection Control 2016;44:554-559.
  179. Verbeek JH, Ijaz S, Mischke C, Ruotsalainen JH, Mäkelä E, Neuvonen K, Edmond MB, Sauni R, Kilinc Balci FS, Mihalache RC. Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD011621.
  180. Regagnin DA, Debora Alves DSS, Cavalheiro AM, Camargo TZS, Marra AR, Victor ES, Edmond MB. Sustainability of a program for continuous reduction of catheter associated urinary tract infection in an intensive care unit. American Journal of Infection Control 2016;44:642-646.
  181. Patterson JA, Edmond MB, Hohmann S, Pakyz AL. Impact of high-risk medication usage on healthcare-facility onset C. difficile infection. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2016 (epub ahead of print).
  182. Edmond MB. The power of poop: Fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association 2016;127 (in press).
  183. Marra AR, Jansen D, Edmond MB. Utility of the central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection patient safety indicator. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (in press).
  184. Ferracini FT, Marra AR, Swchastsman C, Victor ES, Negrini NMM, Filho WMB, Edmond MB. Using positive deviance to reduce medication errors in a tertiary care hospital. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology (in press).
  185. Camargo TZS, Marra AR, Bacal NS, Souza ARA, Casaroto E, Pinto LM, Apelle AC, Kanayama RH, Pasternak J, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Evaluation of two methods for determination of CD64 as a diagnostic marker in critically ill adults (under review).
  186. Baker AW, Edmond MB, Herwaldt LA, Chen LF, Srikantaswamy, Sexton DJ. A multi-center pilot study tracking intensive care unit, mechanical ventilation, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation utilization: A method for real-time surveillance of influenza morbidity (under review).
  187. Kretzschmar, Waizner E, Happich D, Edmond MB, Arnemann J, Wisplinghoff H. Long-term re-colonization of the gut after fecal microbiota transplantation in a patient with severe recurrent Clostridium difficile infection as monitored by microbiome analysis (under review).
  188. James WE, Miller KB, Iden TC, Edmond MB, de Wit M. Frequency of initiation of invasive mechanical ventilation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the last two days of life in patients with metastatic cancer at for-profit and non-profit hospitals (under review).
  189. Yokota PKO, Marra AR, Belluci TR, Victor ES, dos Santos OFP, Edmond MB. Adequacy of antimicrobial therapy in patients with central line associated bloodstream infection (under review).
  190. Pakyz AL, Wang H, Ozcan O, Edmond MB, Vogus T. Association between Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score and Magnet designation and healthcare-associated infection occurrence in U.S. hospitals (under review).
  191. Marra AR, Edmond MB, Ford B, Algwizani AR, Diekema DJ. Failure of risk-adjustment by test method for C. difficile laboratory-identified event reporting (under review).