Karen C Carroll

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1988 …2020
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2020

A comprehensive update on the problem of blood culture contamination and a discussion of methods for addressing the problem

Doern, G. V., Carroll, K. C., Diekema, D. J., Garey, K. W., Rupp, M. E., Weinstein, M. P. & Sextong, D. J., Jan 2020, In : Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 33, 1, e00009-19.

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Microbiology
Economics
Bacteria
Blood Culture
2019

Applying rapid whole-genome sequencing to predict phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing results among carbapenem-resistant klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates

Tamma, P., Fan, Y., Bergman, Y., Pertea, G., Kazmi, A. Q., Lewis, S., Carroll, K. C., Schatz, M. C., Timp, W. & Simner, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 63, 1, e01923-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanopores
Carbapenems
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Genome
Genes

Biographical Feature: Rebecca Lancefield, Ph.D

Carroll, K. C., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 57, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surgical Wound Infection
Clindamycin
Microbial Drug Resistance
Staphylococcus aureus
Cefazolin

Comparison of livestock-associated and community-associated Staphylococcus aureus pathogenicity in a mouse model of skin and soft tissue infection

Randad, P. R., Dillen, C. A., Ortines, R. V., Mohr, D., Aziz, M., Price, L. B., Kaya, H., Larsen, J., Carroll, K. C., Smith, T. C., Miller, L. S. & Heaney, C. D., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 6774.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Soft Tissue Infections
Livestock
Virulence
Staphylococcus aureus
Skin

Differentiating Streptococcus pseudoporcinus from GBS: could this have implications in pregnancy?

Grundy, M., Suwantarat, N., Rubin, M., Harris, R., Hanlon, A., Tekle, T., Ellis, B., Carroll, K. C. & Witter, F. R., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptococcus
Agglutination
Premature Birth
Mothers
African Americans
Carbapenems
meropenem
Microbiology
Workload
ROC Curve

First reported human isolation of Staphylococcus delphini

Magleby, R., Bemis, D. A., Kim, D., Carroll, K. C., Castanheira, M., Kania, S. A., Jenkins, S. G. & Westblade, L. F., Jan 1 2019, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Common Dolphins
Staphylococcus
Staphylococcus intermedius
Coagulase
Zoonoses

Increasing Clindamycin and Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Resistance in Pediatric Staphylococcus aureus Infections

Khamash, D. F., Voskertchian, A., Tamma, P., Akinboyo, I. C., Carroll, K. C. & Milstone, A., Jan 18 2019, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 8, 4, p. 351-353 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trimethoprim Resistance
Methicillin Resistance
Clindamycin
Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination Trimethoprim
Microbial Drug Resistance

Performance of Five Commercial Identification Platforms for Identification of Staphylococcus delphini

Canver, M. C., Tekle, T., Compton, S. T., Callan, K., Burd, E. M., Zimmer, B. L., Bemis, D. A., Carroll, K. C. & Westblade, L. F., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 57, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Common Dolphins
Staphylococcus intermedius
Staphylococcus
Mass Spectrometry
Lasers

Prescriber Behavior in Clostridioides difficile Testing: A 3-Hospital Diagnostic Stewardship Intervention

Mizusawa, M., Small, B. A., Hsu, Y. J., Sharara, S. L., Advic, E., Kauffman, C., Milstone, A. M., Feldman, L., Pahwa, A. K., Trivedi, J. B., Landrum, M. B., Maragakis, L. L., Carroll, K. C., Cosgrove, S. E. & Rock, C., Nov 13 2019, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 69, 11, p. 2019-2021 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Decision Support Systems
Inpatients

Ultrasensitive detection of clostridioides difficile toxins in stool by use of single-molecule counting technology: Comparison with detection of free toxin by cell culture cytotoxicity neutralization assay

Hansen, G., Young, S., Wu, A. H. B., Herding, E., Nordberg, V., Mills, R., Griego-Fullbright, C., Wagner, A., Ong, C. M., Lewis, S., Yoon, J., Estis, J., Sandlund, J., Friedland, E. & Carroll, K. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 57, 11, e00719-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Culture Techniques
Technology
Infection
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Glutamate Dehydrogenase
2018

A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology

Miller, J. M., Binnicker, M. J., Campbell, S., Carroll, K. C., Chapin, K. C., Gilligan, P. H., Gonzalez, M. D., Jerris, R. C., Kehl, S. C., Patel, R., Pritt, B. S., Richter, S. S., Robinson-Dunn, B., Schwartzman, J. D., Snyder, J. W., Telford, S., Theel, E. S., Thomson, R. B., Weinstein, M. P. & Yao, J. D., Aug 31 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 67, 6, p. e1-e94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Microbiology
Communicable Diseases
Soft Tissue Infections
Cardiovascular Infections

A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology

Miller, J. M., Binnicker, M. J., Campbell, S., Carroll, K. C., Chapin, K. C., Gilligan, P. H., Gonzalez, M. D., Jerris, R. C., Kehl, S. C., Patel, R., Pritt, B. S., Richter, S. S., Robinson-Dunn, B., Schwartzman, J. D., Snyder, J. W., Telford, S., Theel, E. S., Thomson, R. B., Weinstein, M. P. & Yao, J. D., Aug 31 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 67, 6, p. 813-816 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Microbiology
Communicable Diseases
Soft Tissue Infections
Cardiovascular Infections

Antibiotic pressure on the acquisition and loss of antibiotic resistance genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae

Simner, P., Antar, A., Hao, S., Gurtowski, J., Tamma, P., Rock, C., Opene, B. N. A., Tekle, T., Carroll, K. C., Schatz, M. C. & Timp, W., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 73, 7, p. 1796-1803 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Klebsiella pneumoniae
Microbial Drug Resistance
Plasmids
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Pressure

Biographical Feature: Davise H. Larone, Ph.D

Carroll, K. C., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 56, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

McDonald, L. C., Gerding, D. N., Johnson, S., Bakken, J. S., Carroll, K. C., Coffin, S. E., Dubberke, E. R., Garey, K. W., Gould, C. V., Kelly, C., Loo, V., Shaklee Sammons, J., Sandora, T. J. & Wilcox, M. H., Mar 19 2018, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 66, 7, p. 987-994 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Practice Guidelines
Epidemiology
Delivery of Health Care
Patients' Rooms
Carbapenems
Nylons
Touch
Porifera

Epidemiology and risk factors for recurrent Staphylococcus aureus colonization following active surveillance and decolonization in the NICU

Akinboyo, I. C., Voskertchian, A., Gorfu, G., Betz, J. F., Ross, T. L., Carroll, K. C. & Milstone, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Staphylococcus aureus
Epidemiology
Newborn Infant
Mupirocin

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. M. & Heaney, C. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 126, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Livestock
Masks
Nose
Staphylococcus aureus
Odds Ratio

Frequency of small-colony variants and antimicrobial susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in cystic fibrosis patients

Suwantarat, N., Rubin, M., Bryan, L., Tekle, T., Boyle, M. P., Carroll, K. C. & Jennings, M., Apr 1 2018, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 90, 4, p. 296-299 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Cystic Fibrosis
Linezolid
Vancomycin
Infection

Multicenter evaluation of the accelerate PhenoTest BC kit for rapid identification and phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing using morphokinetic cellular analysis

Pancholi, P., Carroll, K. C., Buchan, B. W., Chan, R. C., Dhiman, N., Ford, B., Granato, P. A., Harrington, A. T., Hernandez, D. R., Humphries, R. M., Jindra, M. R., Ledeboer, N. A., Miller, S. A., Brian Mochon, A., Morgan, M. A., Patel, R., Schreckenberger, P. C., Stamper, P., Simner, P., Tucci, N. E. & 2 others, Zimmerman, C. & Wolk, D. M., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 56, 4, e01329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Gram-Positive Cocci
Clindamycin
Microbial Drug Resistance
Staphylococcus

National Healthcare Safety Network laboratory-identified Clostridium difficile event reporting: A need for diagnostic stewardship

Rock, C., Pana, Z., Leekha, S., Trexler, P., Andonian, J., Gadala, A., Carroll, K. C. & Maragakis, L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium difficile
Clostridium Infections
Health Facilities
Delivery of Health Care
Safety

The association of departmental quality infrastructure and positive change: A pathology department illustration

Hooper, J., Richardson, H., Maters, A. W., Carroll, K. C. & Pronovost, P. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Academic Pathology. 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Pathology
Advisory Committees
Cost Savings
Triage

The epidemiology of bacterial culture–positive and septic transfusion reactions at a large tertiary academic center: 2009 to 2016

Erony, S. M., Marshall, C. E., Gehrie, E. A., Boyd, J. S., Ness, P. M., Tobian, A. A. R., Carroll, K. C., Blagg, L., Shifflett, L. & Bloch, E. M., Aug 1 2018, In : Transfusion. 58, 8, p. 1933-1939 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Blood Transfusion
Transfusion Reaction
Signs and Symptoms
Blood Safety

The evolution of earned, transparent, and quantifiable faculty salary compensation: The Johns Hopkins pathology experience

Burns, K., Borowitz, M. J., Carroll, K. C., Gocke, C., Hooper, J., Amukele, T. K., Tobian, A. A., Valentine, A., Kahl, R., Rodas-Eral, V., Boitnott, J. K., Jackson, J. B., Sanfilippo, F. & Hruban, R. H., Jan 1 2018, In : Academic Pathology. 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Pathology
Reward
Remuneration
Quality Improvement
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Skin
Groin
Baths
Arm
Metagenomics
Communicable Diseases
Computer Security
Information Storage and Retrieval
Microbiology
Open Access
Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Carbapenems
Subacute Care
Health Facilities
Delivery of Health Care
2017

Bacterial misidentification in a resource-limited microbiology laboratory setting and quality improvement strategies

Suwantarat, N., Rutjanawech, S., Buppajarntham, A., Carroll, K. C., Khawcharoenporn, T. & Apisarnthanarak, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 13, 4, p. 255-257 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Microbiology
Bacteria

Carbapenemase detection among carbapenem-resistant glucose-nonfermenting Gram-negative bacilli

Simner, P., Opene, B. N. A., Chambers, K. K., Naumann, M. E., Carroll, K. C. & Tamma, P., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 9, p. 2858-2864 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbapenems
Bacillus
Acinetobacter baumannii
Glucose
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Comparison of 11 phenotypic assays for accurate detection of carbapenemase- producing enterobacteriaceae

Tamma, P., Opene, B. N. A., Gluck, A., Chambers, K. K., Carroll, K. C. & Simner, P., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 4, p. 1046-1055 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterobacteriaceae
Carbapenems
Boronic Acids
carbapenemase
Genotype

Methodologic considerations of household-level methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decolonization among persons living with HIV

Farley, J., Starbird, L. E., Anderson, J., Perrin, N. A., Lowensen, K., Ross, T. & Carroll, K. C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
HIV
Aptitude
Evidence-Based Practice
Confidentiality

Microbial Typing by Machine Learned DNA Melt Signatures

Andini, N., Wang, B., Athamanolap, P., Hardick, J., Masek, B. J., Thair, S., Hu, A., Avornu, G., Peterson, S., Cogill, S., Rothman, R., Carroll, K. C., Gaydos, C. A., Wang, J. T. H., Batzoglou, S. & Yang, S., Feb 6 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 42097.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Pathology
Ribosomal DNA
Libraries
Bacteria
DNA

Resolution of Carbapenemase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Outbreak in a Tertiary Cancer Center; the Role of Active Surveillance

Rock, C., Curless, M. S., Cantara, M., Mehta, S., Marrone, K., Carroll, K. C., Simner, P. & Maragakis, L., Jul 11 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Klebsiella pneumoniae
Disease Outbreaks
Neoplasms
carbapenemase
Bacteremia
Length of Stay
Therapeutics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Hospital Mortality

The prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among industrial hog operation workers, community residents, and children living in their households: North carolina, USA

Hatcher, S. M., Rhodes, S. M., Stewart, J. R., Silbergeld, E., Pisanic, N., Larsen, J., Jiang, S., Krosche, A., Hall, D., Carroll, K. C. & Heaney, C. D., Apr 1 2017, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 125, 4, p. 560-569 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nose
Staphylococcus aureus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Confidence Intervals

Validation of autoclave protocols for successful decontamination of category a medical waste generated from care of patients with serious communicable diseases

Garibaldi, B. T., Reimers, M., Ernst, N., Bova, G., Nowakowski, E., Bukowski, J., Ellis, B. C., Smith, C., Sauer, L., Dionne, K., Carroll, K. C., Maragakis, L. & Parrish, N. M., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 2, p. 545-551 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Waste
Decontamination
Communicable Diseases
Patient Care
Waste Management
2016
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Methicillin
Staphylococcus aureus
Infection
Mupirocin

Biographical Feature: Patrick R. Murray, Ph.D

Carroll, K. C., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 8, p. 1942-1945 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21st Century History
20th Century History
Bacteriological Techniques
Microbiology
Communicable Diseases

Bypass graft infection and bacteremia caused by Anaerostipes caccae: First report of human infection caused by a recently described gut anaerobe

Workneh, M., Wang, F., Romagnoli, M., Simner, P. & Carroll, K. C., Dec 1 2016, In : Anaerobe. 42, p. 98-100 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteremia
Transplants
Clavulanic Acid
Amoxicillin
Metronidazole

Cefepime therapy for cefepime- susceptible extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae bacteremia

Wang, R., Cosgrove, S., Tschudin-Sutter, S., Han, J. H., Turnbull, A., Hsu, A. J., Avdic, E., Carroll, K. C. & Tamma, P., 2016, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 3, 3, ofw132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterobacteriaceae
Bacteremia
Propensity Score
Carbapenems
Confidence Intervals

Comparison of culture-based methods for identification of colonization with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible staphylococcus aureus in the context of cocolonization

Davis, M., Hu, B., Carroll, K. C., Bilker, W. B., Tolomeo, P., Cluzet, V. C., Baron, P., Ferguson, J. M., Morris, D. O., Rankin, S. C., Lautenbach, E. & Nachamkin, I., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 7, p. 1907-1911 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin Resistance
Methicillin
Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus
Coagulase

Corrigendum: Universal digital high-resolution melt: A novel approach to broad-based profiling of heterogeneous biological samples

Fraley, S. I., Hardick, J., Masek, B. J., Athamanolap, P., Rothman, R. E., Gaydos, C. A., Carroll, K. C., Wakefield, T., Wang, T. H. & Yang, S., Jan 8 2016, In : Nucleic Acids Research. 44, 1, p. 508 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corrigendum

Drone transport of microbes in blood and sputum laboratory specimens

Amukele, T. K., Street, J., Carroll, K. C., Miller, H. & Zhang, S. X., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 10, p. 2622-2625 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sputum
Mass Spectrometry
Lasers
Southeastern Asia
Carbapenems
Molecular Epidemiology
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Publications
Carbapenems

Evaluation of the FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel: Results of a Multicenter Controlled Trial

Salimnia, H., Fairfax, M. R., Lephart, P. R., Schreckenberger, P., DesJarlais, S. M., Johnson, J. K., Robinson, G., Carroll, K. C., Greer, A., Morgan, M., Chan, R., Loeffelholz, M., Valencia-Shelton, F., Jenkins, S., Schuetz, A. N., Daly, J. A., Barney, T., Hemmert, A. & Kanack, K. J., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 3, p. 687-698 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Acinetobacter baumannii
Sepsis
Klebsiella oxytoca
Sensitivity and Specificity

Exposure to pathogens among workers in a poultry slaughter and processing plant

You, Y., Leahy, K., Resnick, C. E., Howard, T., Carroll, K. C. & Silbergeld, E., Jun 1 2016, In : American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 59, 6, p. 453-464 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poultry
Staphylococcus aureus
Zoonoses
Nose
Maintenance