Lisa Maragakis

Associate Professor

20042019
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2019

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
Surgical Wound Infection
Clindamycin
Microbial Drug Resistance
Staphylococcus aureus
Cefazolin

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

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

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
Hospital Units
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
Decision Trees
carbapenemase

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

Simulation of a spontaneous vaginal delivery and neonatal resuscitation in a biocontainment unit

Kogutt, B. K., Sheffield, J., Whyne, D., Maragakis, L., Andonian, J., Flinn, J., Sulmonte, C., Dodson, A., Romig, M., Sauer, L., Maloney, R., Ferrell, J., Vaught, A., Golden, W. C. & Garibaldi, B. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Health Security. 17, 1, p. 18-26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation
Mandrillus
labor
Exercise
environmental pollution

The impact of high-level isolation units beyond high-consequence pathogen preparedness

Andonian, J., Galusha, K. E., Maragakis, L. & Garibaldi, B. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Health Security. 17, 1, p. 69-73 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathogens
social isolation
pathogen
Patient Care
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
2018
Liberia
Ebolavirus
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
Personal Protective Equipment
Patients' Rooms
Carbapenems
Nylons
Touch
Porifera

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
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

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
2017
Infection Control
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
Intensive Care Units
Infection

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

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
Infection
Delivery of Health Care
Organizations
Safety
Ownership

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

Use of Implementation Science for a Sustained Reduction of Central-Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in a High-Volume, Regional Burn Unit

Sood, G., Caffrey, J., Krout, K., Khouri-Stevens, Z., Gerold, K., Riedel, S., McIntyre, J., Maragakis, L., Blanding, R., Zenilman, J. M., Bennett, R. G. & Pronovost, P., Sep 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burn Units
Infection
Intensive Care Units
Chlorhexidine
Root Cause Analysis

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

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

UV-C Light Disinfection of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae from High-Touch Surfaces in a Patient Room and Bathroom

Rock, C., Curless, M. S., Nowakowski, E., Ross, T., Carson, K. A., Trexler, P., Carroll, K. C. & Maragakis, L., Aug 1 2016, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 8, p. 996-997 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

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.)

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.)
Viral Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis
Adenoviridae
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Genotype
Chlorhexidine
Infection
chlorhexidine gluconate

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

Strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Lo, E., Nicolle, L. E., Coffin, S. E., Gould, C., Maragakis, L., Meddings, J., Pegues, D. A., Pettis, A. M., Saint, S. & Yokoe, D. S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 464-479 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Catheterization
Special Hospital
Catheter-Related Infections
Critical Care
Cross Infection

Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Fakih, M., Hadaway, L., Kallen, A., O'Grady, N. P., Pettis, A. M., Rupp, M. E., Sandora, T., Maragakis, L. & Yokoe, D. S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 753-771 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

American Hospital Association
Organizations
Cross Infection
Infection
Epidemiology

Strategies to prevent Clostridium difficile infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Dubberke, E. R., Carling, P., Carrico, R., Donskey, C. J., Loo, V. G., Clifford Mcdonald, L., Maragakis, L., Sandora, T. J., Weber, D. J., Yokoe, D. S. & Gerding, D. N., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 6, p. 628-645 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Critical Care
Cross Infection

Strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections through hand hygiene

Ellingson, K., Haas, J. P., Aiello, A. E., Kusek, L., Maragakis, L., Olmsted, R. N., Perencevich, E., Polgreen, P. M., Schweizer, M. L., Trexler, P., VanAmringe, M. & Yokoe, D. S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 937-960 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Hygiene
Guideline Adherence
Cross Infection

Strategies to prevent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Calfee, D. P., Salgado, C. D., Milstone, A., Harris, A. D., Kuhar, D. T., Moody, J., Aureden, K., Huang, S. S., Maragakis, L. & Yokoe, D. S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 772-796 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infectious Disease Transmission
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
American Hospital Association
Organizations
Cross Infection

Strategies to prevent surgical site infections in acute Care Hospitals: 2014 update

Anderson, D. J., Podgorny, K., Berríos-Torres, S. I., Bratzler, D. W., Patchen Dellinger, E., Greene, L., Nyquist, A. C., Saiman, L., Yokoe, D. S., Maragakis, L. & Kaye, K. S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 6, p. 605-627 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Quality Assurance
Surgical Wound Infection
Cross Infection

Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Klompas, M., Branson, R., Eichenwald, E. C., Greene, L. R., Howell, M. D., Lee, G., Magill, S. S., Maragakis, L., Priebe, G. P., Speck, K., Yokoe, D. S. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 915-936 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
American Hospital Association
Organizations
Mechanical Ventilators
Cross Infection

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics
2013

Universal glove and gown use and acquisition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the ICU: A randomized trial

Harris, A. D., Pineles, L., Belton, B., Johnson, J. K., Shardell, M., Loeb, M., Newhouse, R., Dembry, L., Braun, B., Perencevich, E. N., Hall, K. K., Morgan, D. J., Shahryar, S. K., Price, C. S., Gadbaw, J. J., Drees, M., Kett, D. H., Muñoz-Price, L. S., Jacob, J. T., Herwaldt, L. A. & 11 others, Sulis, C. A., Yokoe, D. S., Maragakis, L., Lissauer, M. E., Zervos, M. J., Warren, D. K., Carver, R. L., Anderson, D. J., Calfee, D. P., Bowling, J. E. & Safdar, N., 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 310, 15, p. 1571-1580 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Bacteria
Hand Hygiene
2012

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

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

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

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

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
Hand Hygiene
Delivery of Health Care
Infection
Cross Infection
Hospital Personnel