Lisa Maragakis

Associate Professor

20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

Acinetobacter baumannii: Epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, and treatment options

Maragakis, L. & Perl, T. M., Apr 15 2008, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 46, 8, p. 1254-1263 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Acinetobacter Infections
Epidemiology
Acinetobacter
Carbapenems

Acinetobacter species: Resistance update and treatment options

Maragakis, L. & Perl, T. M., Jan 1 2007, Antimicrobial Resistance: Problem Pathogens and Clinical Countermeasures. CRC Press, p. 125-148 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Acinetobacter
Acinetobacter baumannii
Carbapenems
Length of Stay
Acinetobacter Infections

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

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S., 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., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 967-977 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
American Hospital Association
Hospital Medicine
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

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

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S., 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., 2014, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 8, p. 820-828 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
American Hospital Association
Hospital Medicine
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii associated with pulsatile lavage wound treatment

Maragakis, L., Cosgrove, S., Song, X., Kim, D., Rosenbaum, P., Ciesla, N., Srinivasan, A., Ross, T., Carroll, K. C. & Perl, T. M., Dec 22 2004, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 292, 24, p. 3006-3011 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Therapeutic Irrigation
Disease Outbreaks
Wounds and Injuries
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
Liberia
Ebolavirus
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
Personal Protective Equipment

Antimicrobial prescribing practices in response to different Clostridium difficile diagnostic methodologies

Sydnor, E. R. M., Lenhart, A., Trollinger, B., Avdic, E., Maragakis, L., Carroll, K. C. & Cosgrove, S., Nov 2011, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 32, 11, p. 1133-1136 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Guidelines
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Therapeutics

Application of the incident command system to the hospital biocontainment unit setting

Sauer, L., Romig, M., Andonian, J., Flinn, J. B., Hynes, N. A., Maloney, R., Maragakis, L. & Garibaldi, B. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Health Security. 17, 1, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Units
Pathogens
incident
Emergencies
pathogen

Assessing the Burden of Acinetobacter baumannii in Maryland: A statewide cross-sectional period prevalence survey

Thom, K. A., Maragakis, L., Richards, K., Kristie Johnson, J., Roup, B., Lawson, P., Harris, A. D., Fuss, E. P., Pass, M. A., Blythe, D., Perencevich, E. N. & Wilson, L., Sep 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 9, p. 883-888 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Long-Term Care
Delivery of Health Care
Surveys and Questionnaires
Multiple Drug Resistance

Caveat emptor: The role of suboptimal bronchoscope repair practices by a third-party vendor in a pseudo-outbreak of pseudomonas in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens

Cosgrove, S., Ristaino, P., Caston-Gaa, A., Fellerman, D. P., Nowakowski, E. F., Carroll, K. C., Orens, J. B., Perl, T. M. & Maragakis, L., Mar 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 3, p. 224-229 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bronchoscopes
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Pseudomonas
Disease Outbreaks
Pseudomonas putida

Central line-associated bloodstream infection prevention

Miller, S. E. & Maragakis, L., Aug 2012, In : Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases. 25, 4, p. 412-422 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection
Evidence-Based Practice
Practice Guidelines
Maintenance
Delivery of Health Care
Infection Control
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
Intensive Care Units
Infection

Central line-associated bloodstream infection surveillance outside the intensive care unit: A multicenter survey

Son, C. H., Daniels, T. L., Eagan, J. A., Edmond, M. B., Fishman, N. O., Fraser, T. G., Kamboj, M., Maragakis, L., Mehta, S. A., Perl, T. M., Phillips, M. S., Price, C. S., Talbot, T. R., Wilson, S. J. & Sepkowitz, K. A., Sep 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 9, p. 869-874 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Infection
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Patient Care
Catheters
Surgical Wound Infection
Clindamycin
Microbial Drug Resistance
Staphylococcus aureus
Cefazolin

Clinical and economic burden of antimicrobial resistance

Maragakis, L., Perencevich, E. N. & Cosgrove, S., Oct 2008, In : Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy. 6, 5, p. 751-763 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Infection
Costs and Cost Analysis
Length of Stay
Mortality

Combination therapy for treatment of infections with gram-negative bacteria

Tamma, P., Cosgrove, S. & Maragakis, L., Jul 2012, In : Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 25, 3, p. 450-470 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Drug Synergism
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Fluoroquinolones
beta-Lactams
Patients' Rooms
Carbapenems
Nylons
Touch
Porifera
Viral Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis
Adenoviridae
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Genotype

Development and Comparison of Complementary Methods to Study Potential Skin and Inhalational Exposure to Pathogens during Personal Protective Equipment Doffing

Therkorn, J., Drewry, D., Andonian, J., Benishek, L., Billman, C., Forsyth, E. R., Garibaldi, B. T., Nowakowski, E., Rainwater-Lovett, K., Sauer, L., Schiffhauer, M. & Maragakis, L., Sep 13 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69, p. S231-S240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Skin
Respiration
Air
Wrist
Limit of Detection

Effect of an Intervention Package and Teamwork Training to Prevent Healthcare Personnel Self-contamination during Personal Protective Equipment Doffing

Andonian, J., Kazi, S., Therkorn, J., Benishek, L., Billman, C., Schiffhauer, M., Nowakowski, E., Osei, P., Gurses, A., Hsu, Y-J., Drewry, D., Forsyth, E. R., Vignesh, A., Oresanwo, I., Garibaldi, B. T., Rainwater-Lovett, K., Trexler, P. & Maragakis, L., Sep 13 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69, p. S248-S255

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Delivery of Health Care
Infectious Disease Transmission
Ultraviolet Rays
Microspheres
Ebolavirus

Effect of meteorological factors and geographic location on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in the US

CDC Prevention Epicenter Program, May 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 5, e0178254.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meteorological Concepts
Geographic Locations
Methicillin
vancomycin
meteorological parameters

Electronic-eye faucets: Legionella species contamination in healthcare settings

Sydnor, E. R. M., Bova, G., Gimburg, A., Cosgrove, S., Perl, T. M. & Maragakis, L., Mar 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 3, p. 235-240 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legionella
Delivery of Health Care
Water
Nonparametric Statistics
Growth

Epidemiology of septic meningitis associated with neuraxial anesthesia: A historical review and meta-analysis

Zorrilla-Vaca, A., Healy, R. J., Rivera Lara, L., Grant, M. C., Maragakis, L., Escandón-Vargas, K. & Mirski, M. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Minerva Anestesiologica. 84, 3, p. 363-377 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Meningitis
Meta-Analysis
Epidemiology
Anesthesia
Epidural Anesthesia

Evaluating accuracy of sampling strategies for fluorescent gel monitoring of patient room cleaning

Rock, C., Small, B. A., Hsu, Y-J., Gurses, A., Xie, A., Scheeler, V., Cummings, S., Trexler, P., Milstone, A., Maragakis, L. & Cosgrove, S., Jul 1 2019, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 40, 7, p. 794-797 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patients' Rooms
Touch
Gels

Evaluation of environmental cleaning of patient rooms: Impact of different fluorescent gel markers

Rock, C., Xie, A., Andonian, J., Hsu, Y-J., Osei, P., Keller, S., Gurses, A., Trexler, P., Maragakis, L. & Cosgrove, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patients' Rooms
Gels
Touch
Adhesives

Guideline for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections 2009

Gould, C. V., Umscheid, C. A., Agarwal, R. K., Kuntz, G., Pegues, D. A., Brennan, P. J., Bell, M. R., Burns, L. A., Elward, A., Engel, J., Lundstrom, T., Gordon, S. M., Mccarter, Y. S., Murphy, D. M., Olmsted, R. N., Alexander, D., Ramsey, K. M., Singh, N., Soule, B. M., Schecter, W. P. & 17 others, Stevenson, K. B., Baine, W. B., Henderson, D., Jay, L. J., Murphey, S. A., Miller, J., Roselle, G. A., Bjerke, N., Fitzler, S. L., Russi, M., Stricof, R. L., Schulman, R., Blanchard, J. C., Maragakis, L., Wise, R. A., Mcgiffert, L. & Kainer, M., Apr 2010, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 31, 4, p. 319-326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Catheterization
Catheter-Related Infections
Indwelling Catheters
Infection Control
Urinary Tract Infections

Hats On: Why Hair Must Be Covered, an Infection Prevention Perspective

Fabre, V., Rock, C., Abashian, A., Trexler, P. & Maragakis, L., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 226, 3, p. 328-329 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Infection
Chlorhexidine
Infection
chlorhexidine gluconate

How can we stem the rising tide of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli?

Maragakis, L. & Perl, T. M., Apr 2010, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 31, 4, p. 338-340 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Cross Infection
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Bacillus
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
Delivery of Health Care

Human factors-based risk analysis to improve the safety of doffing enhanced personal protective equipment

Gurses, A., Dietz, A., Nowakowski, E., Andonian, J., Schiffhauer, M., Billman, C., Abashian, A. M., Trexler, P., Osei, P., Benishek, L., Xie, A., Pronovost, P., Rosen, M. & Maragakis, L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety
Equipment Safety
Infection
Focus Groups
Equipment Contamination

Impact of air-handling system exhaust failure on dissemination pattern of simulant pathogen particles in a clinical biocontainment unit

Therkorn, J., Drewry, D., Pilholski, T., Shaw Saliba, K., Bova, G., Maragakis, L., Garibaldi, B. T. & Sauer, L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Indoor Air.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Conditioning
Pathogens
Air conditioning
Heating
Ventilation

Implementation of a surgical comprehensive unit-based safety program to reduce surgical site infections

Wick, E. C., Hobson, D. B., Bennett, J. L., Demski, R., Maragakis, L., Gearhart, S. L., Efron, J., Berenholtz, S. & Makary, M. A., Aug 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215, 2, p. 193-200 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Safety
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Patient Harm
Operating Room Technicians

Incidence and prevalence of multidrug-resistant acinetobacter using targeted active surveillance cultures

Maragakis, L., Tucker, M. G., Miller, R., Carroll, K. C. & Perl, T. M., Jun 4 2008, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 299, 21, p. 2513-2514 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Bacteriological Techniques
Acinetobacter Infections
Residential Facilities
Acinetobacter

Increased catheter-related bloodstream infection rates after the introduction of a new mechanical valve intravenous access port

Maragakis, L., Bradley, K. L., Song, X., Beers, C., Miller, M. R., Cosgrove, S. & Perl, I. M., 2006, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 27, 1, p. 67-70 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter-Related Infections
Vascular Access Devices
Needles
Technology
Pressure

Infection control in the intensive care unit: Progress and challenges in systems and accountability

Patterson, J. E., Malani, P. N. & Maragakis, L., Aug 2010, In : Critical Care Medicine. 38, 8 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Responsibility
Infection Control
Cross Infection
Intensive Care Units
Safety
Hand Hygiene
Delivery of Health Care
Infection
Cross Infection
Hospital Personnel

Infection surveillance and prevention strategies to detect and prevent postaccess breast tissue expander infections

Sharara, S. L., Saunders, H. M., Fabre, M. V., Cosgrove, S., Fellerman, D. P., Rock, C., Trexler, P. A., Lewis, L. B., Bernstein, M. G., Manahan, M., Sacks, J. M., Rosson, G. D. & Maragakis, L., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tissue Expansion Devices
Breast
Infection
Surgical Wound Infection
Guidelines

Intraoperative fraction of inspired oxygen is a modifiable risk factor for surgical site infection after spinal surgery

Maragakis, L., Cosgrove, S., Martinez, E. A., Tucker, M. G., Cohen, D. B. & Perl, T. M., Mar 2009, In : Anesthesiology. 110, 3, p. 556-562 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Odds Ratio
Oxygen
Confidence Intervals
Length of Stay

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

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S., Calfee, D. P., Dubberke, E. R., Ellingson, K., Gerding, D. N., Haas, J., Kaye, K. S., Klompas, M., Lo, E., Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Nicolle, L., Salgado, C., Bryant, K., Classen, D., Crist, K., Foster, N., Humphreys, E. & 6 others, Padberg, J., Podgorny, K., Vanamringe, M., Weaver, T., Wise, R. & Maragakis, L., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 455-459 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
American Hospital Association
Hospital Medicine
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

Maintaining the momentum of change: The role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections

Septimus, E., Yokoe, D. S., Weinstein, R. A., Perl, T. M., Maragakis, L. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 460-463 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection

Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter infection mortality rate and length of hospitalization

Sunenshine, R. H., Wright, M. O., Maragakis, L., Harris, A. D., Song, X., Hebden, J., Cosgrove, S., Anderson, A., Carnell, J., Jernigan, D. B., Kleinbaum, D. G., Perl, T. M., Standiford, H. C. & Srinivasan, A., Jan 2007, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13, 1, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter Infections
Hospitalization
Mortality
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals

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

Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Serratia marcescens infection in a neonatal intensive care unit

Maragakis, L., Winkler, A., Tucker, M. G., Cosgrove, S., Ross, T., Lawson, E., Carroll, K. C. & Perl, T. M., May 2008, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 29, 5, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serratia Infections
Serratia marcescens
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Disease Outbreaks
Case-Control Studies
Hospital Units
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
Decision Trees
carbapenemase

Preoperative Staphylococcus Aureus Screening and Targeted Decolonization in Cardiac Surgery

Saraswat, M. K., Magruder, J. T., Crawford, T. C., Gardner, J. M., Duquaine, D., Sussman, M. S., Maragakis, L. & Whitman, G., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin Resistance
Thoracic Surgery
Staphylococcus aureus
Surgical Wound Infection
Confidence Intervals

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

Pseudo-outbreak of Sphingomonas and Methylobacterium sp. Associated with Contamination of Heparin-Saline Solution Syringes Used During Bone Marrow Aspiration

Rock, C., Wong, B. C. K., Dionne, K., Pehar, M., Kickler, T. S., Perl, T. M., Romagnoli, M., Ross, T., Wakefield, T., Trexler, P., Carroll, K. C. & Maragakis, L., Jan 1 2016, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 1, p. 116-117 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water Microbiology
Equipment Contamination
Methylobacterium
Sphingomonas
Syringes
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Intensive Care Units
Infectious Disease Transmission
Enterobacteriaceae
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)