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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Hypoglycemic risk exposures in relation to low serum glucose values in ambulatory patients

Abusamaan, M. S., Marzinke, M. A., Ashok, A., Carroll, K., Lane, K., Jeun, R., Moseley, K. F., Carson, K. A. & Mathioudakis, N. N., Jan 1 2020, In : Medicine (United States). 99, 2, e18679.

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Laboratory Tests for the Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile

Carroll, K. C. & Mizusawa, M., Mar 1 2020, In : Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 33, 2, p. 73-81 9 p.

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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.

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Biographical Feature: Rebecca Lancefield, Ph.D

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

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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.

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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.

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Effect of Treating Parents Colonized with Staphylococcus aureus on Transmission to Neonates in the Intensive Care Unit: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Milstone, A. M., Voskertchian, A., Koontz, D. W., Khamash, D. F., Ross, T., Aucott, S. W., Gilmore, M. M., Cosgrove, S. E., Carroll, K. C. & Colantuoni, E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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The effects of a systemwide diagnostic stewardship change on West Nile virus disease ordering practices

Karaba, A. H., Blair, P. W., Martin, K., Saheed, M. O., Carroll, K. C. & Borowitz, M. J., Dec 1 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 12

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Biographical Feature: Davise H. Larone, Ph.D

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2016

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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