Mark Edmund Rupp, MD

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1991 …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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3 Scopus citations

Cluster randomized trial of an antibiotic time-out led by a team-based pharmacist

VanSchooneveld, T. C., Rupp, M. E., Cavaleiri, R. J., Lyden, E. & Rolek, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. p. 1-6 6 p.

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Exebacase for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection and endocarditis

Fowler, V. G., Das, A. F., Lipka-Diamond, J., Schuch, R., Pomerantz, R., Jáuregui-Peredo, L., Bressler, A., Evans, D., Moran, G. J., Rupp, M. E., Wise, R., Ralph Corey, G., Zervos, M., Douglas, P. S. & Cassino, C., Jul 1 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 130, 7, p. 3750-3760 11 p.

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Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2019

A Day in the Life of a CVAD

Nailon, R. E., Rupp, M. E. & Lyden, E., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Infusion Nursing. 42, 3, p. 125-131 7 p.

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Microbial colonization of intravascular catheter connectors in hospitalized patients

Hankins, R., Majorant, O. D., Rupp, M. E., Cavalieri, R. J., Fey, P. D., Lyden, E. & Cawcutt, K. A., Dec 2019, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 47, 12, p. 1489-1492 4 p.

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Surveillance of home health central venous catheter care outcomes: Challenges and future directions

Nailon, R. & Rupp, M. E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

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2018
24 Scopus citations
2017

Bloodborne pathogen exposures: Difference in reporting rates and individual predictors among health care personnel

Bush, C., Schmid, K., Rupp, M. E., Watanabe-Galloway, S., Wolford, B. & Sandkovsky, U., Apr 1 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 4, p. 372-376 5 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Effect of Cessation of Contact Isolation for Endemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Rupp, M. E., Fitzgerald, T., Hayes, K., Van Schooneveld, T., Hewlett, A., Clevenger, R. & Lyden, E., Aug 1 2017, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 8, p. 1005-1007 3 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Effect of Clinical Variables on the Volume of Blood Collected for Blood Cultures in an Adult Patient Population

Jones, R. L., Sayles, H. R., Fey, P. D. & Rupp, M. E., Dec 1 2017, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 12, p. 1493-1497 5 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Lack of benefit with combination therapy for clostridium difficile infection

Njoku, J. C., Van Schooneveld, T. C., Rupp, M. E., Olsen, K. M., Qiu, F., Meza, J. L. & Hermsen, E. D., May 1 2017, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 5, p. 602-605 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Reduction in Blood Culture Contamination Through Use of Initial Specimen Diversion Device

Rupp, M. E., Cavalieri, R. J., Marolf, C. & Lyden, E., Jul 15 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 65, 2, p. 201-205 5 p.

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23 Scopus citations

Susceptibility of nosocomial staphylococcus aureus to chlorhexidine after implementation of a hospital-wide antiseptic bathing regimen

Marolf, C. T., Alter, R., Lyden, E., Fey, P. D. & Rupp, M. E., Jul 1 2017, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 7, p. 873-875 3 p.

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3 Scopus citations
2016

Guideline-Concordant Versus Discordant Antimicrobial Therapy in Patients with Community-Onset Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections

Huang, L. L., Van Schooneveld, T. C., Huang, R. D., Olsen, K. M., Rupp, M. E. & Gross, A. E., Feb 12 2016, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 7, p. 855-858 4 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Infectious Disease Physicians' Perceptions about Ebola Preparedness Early in the US Response: A Qualitative Analysis and Lessons for the Future

Santibañez, S., Polgreen, P. M., Beekmann, S. E., Rupp, M. E. & Del Rio, C., Oct 1 2016, In : Health Security. 14, 5, p. 345-350 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Statewide assessment of use of infection prevention techniques and technologies

Rupp, M. E., Gilbert, P., Lyden, E. & Luebbert, P., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 11, p. 1393-1395 3 p.

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2015
9 Scopus citations

Animals in Healthcare Facilities: Recommendations to Minimize Potential Risks

Murthy, R., Bearman, G., Brown, S., Bryant, K., Chinn, R., Hewlett, A., George, B. G., Goldstein, E. J. C., Holzmann-Pazgal, G., Rupp, M. E., Wiemken, T., Weese, J. S. & Weber, D. J., 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 5, p. 495-516 22 p.

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46 Scopus citations
47 Scopus citations

Isolation Precautions for Visitors

Munoz-Price, L. S., Banach, D. B., Bearman, G., Gould, J. M., Leekha, S., Morgan, D. J., Palmore, T. N., Rupp, M. E., Weber, D. J. & Wiemken, T. L., 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 7, p. 747-758 12 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Reconsidering contact precautions for endemic methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus

Morgan, D. J., Murthy, R., Silvia Munoz-Price, L., Barnden, M., Camins, B. C., Lynn Johnston, B., Rubin, Z., Sullivan, K. V., Shane, A. L., Patchen Dellinger, E., Rupp, M. E. & Bearman, G., 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 10, p. 1163-1172 10 p.

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64 Scopus citations

The Use of TKM-100802 and Convalescent Plasma in 2 Patients with Ebola Virus Disease in the United States

Kraft, C. S., Hewlett, A. L., Koepsell, S. A., Winkler, A. M., Kratochvil, C. J., Larson, L., Varkey, J. B., Mehta, A. K., Lyon, G. M., Friedman-Moraco, R. J., Marconi, V. C., Hill, C. E., Sullivan, J. N., Johnson, D. W., Lisco, S. J., Mulligan, M. J., Uyeki, T. M., McElroy, A. K., Sealy, T., Campbell, S. & 236 others, Spiropoulou, C., Ströher, U., Crozier, I., Sacra, R., Connor, M. J., Sueblinvong, V., Franch, H. A., Smith, P. W., Ribner, B. S., Schwedhelm, S., Boulter, K., Beam, E. L., Gibbs, S., Lowe, J-M. J., Piquette, C. A., Bailey, K. L., Auxier, J., Boer, B., Hanson, T., Kaseman, J., Khan, M. S., Rhee, J. H., Wells, A., Florescu, D. F., Kalil, A. C., Rupp, M. E., Becker, V., Boeckman, B., Elder, E., Fitch, A., Flood, E., Freml, M., Frigge, R., Hanzlik, K. A., Jensen, L., Kraus, N., Molacek, D., Nevins, J., Parker, A., Peters, J., Rand, C., Roesler, K., Ryalls, K., Shradar, M., Strain, A., Sunderman, T., Sundermeier, J., Swanhorst, J., Vasa, A., Bellinghausen, J., Freihaut, F., Denny, S., Mainelli, L., Pinkney, D., Ray, D., Jevne, J., Knight, K., McCroy, D., Nadeau, R., Nightser, A., Iwen, P. C., Sambol, T., Herrera, V., Morgan, D., Trotter, S., Kerby, A., Peters, S., Southern, T., Murphy, C., Morris, R., Nuss, S., Franco, T., Ogden, C., Lazure, J., Straub, D., Hinrichs, S. H., Plumb, T. J., Florescu, M. C., Becker, J., Souchek, J., Beck, J., Heires, P., Gordon, B., Paulsen, G., Wolford, B., Petersen, J., Marion, N., Hayes, K., Tyner, K., Wilson, T., Baltes, P., Nowatzke, J., Nguyen, J., Turner, P., Boonstra, B., Jelden, K., Portrey, R., Stringfield, D., Scofield, B., Svanda, G., Horihan, J., Dahl, C., Bruno, M., Malm, K., Litz, R., Fehringer, J., Paladino, K., Opp, T., Bell, S., Adams, A., Allen, M. B., Bachman, R., Bornstein, W., Cantrell, D., Cosper, P., Feistritzer, N., Fox, J., Gartland, B., Goodman, J., Grant, S., Howard-Crow, D., Horowitz, I., Pugh, D., Ritenour, C., Ash, T., Barnes, C., Calhoun, J., Chapman, L., Daye, T., Durr, H., Evans, S., Gentry, J., Ginnane, J., Haynes, C., Hill, C., Hillis, D., Johnson, C., Loomis, J., Mamora, J., Mitchell, L., Morgan, J., Osakwe, N., Owen, J., Piazza, S., Shirley, K., Siddens, J., Silas, C., Slabach, J., Tirador, E., Todd, D., Vanairsdale, S., Brammer, N., Buchanan, J., Burd, E., Cardella, J., Eaves, B., Evans, C., Hostetler, K., Jenkins, K., Lindsey, M., Magee, J., Powers, R., Ritchie, J., Ryan, E., Bonds, S., Emamifar, A., Kuban, T., Pack, J., Rogers, S., Golston, G., Kaufman, S., Olinger, P., Olinger, S., Rengarajan, K., Thomaston, S., Beck, E., Desroches, P., Hall, C., Walker, C., Bryant, C., Hackman, B., Howard, R., Jones, M., Broughton, J., Frisle, B., Jackson, R., Lewis, J., Brown-Haithco, R., Gartin, M. L., Geralds-Washington, E., James-Jones, R., Miller, D., Stark, D., McGee, G., Jones, P., Scott-Harris, L., Cain, J., Davis, R., Johnson, T., Pickett, T., Shaw, A., Truesdale, T., Blum, J., Hill, L., Sevransky, J., Zivot, J., Walker, S., Klopman, M., Matkins, R., Meechan, C., Meechan, P., Schwock, K., Schuck, J., Stack, K., Wolf, F., Bray, B., Isakov, A., Shartar, S., Miles, W., Jamison, A., Arevalo, J., Stallings, G., Christenbury, J., Dollard, V., De Gennaro, M., Korschun, H., Seideman, N., Ziegler, T., Griffith, D. P., Dave, N., Wall, S., Hall, M., McGhee, D., Clarke, T., Vaught, R. & Peterson-Pileri, K., Aug 15 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61, 4, p. 496-502 7 p.

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101 Scopus citations
2014

Epidemiology and predictors of multidrug-resistant community-acquired and health care-associated pneumonia

Gross, A. E., Van Schooneveld, T. C., Olsen, K. M., Rupp, M. E., Bui, T. H., Forsung, E. & Kalil, A. C., Sep 2014, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 58, 9, p. 5262-5268 7 p.

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73 Scopus citations

Healthcare personnel attire in non-operating-room settings

Bearman, G., Bryant, K., Leekha, S., Mayer, J., Munoz-Price, L. S., Murthy, R., Palmore, T., Rupp, M. E. & White, J., Feb 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 2, p. 107-121 15 p.

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66 Scopus citations

Impact of adenosine Triphosphate detection and feedback on hospital room cleaning

Smith, P. W., Beam, E., Sayles, H., Rupp, M. E., Jennifer Cavalieri, R., Gibbs, S. & Hewlett, A., May 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 564-569 6 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Maintain the gain: Program to sustain erformance improvement in environmental cleaning

Rupp, M. E., Fitzgerald, T., Sholtz, L., Lyden, E. & Carling, P., Jul 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 866-868 3 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Optimum outlier model for potential improvement of environmental cleaning and disinfection

Rupp, M. E., Huerta, T., Cavalier, R. J., Lyden, E., Van Schooneveld, T., Carling, P. & Smith, P. W., Jun 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 6, p. 721-723 3 p.

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6 Scopus citations

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. L. & Yokoe, D. S., Jul 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 7, p. 753-771 19 p.

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240 Scopus citations
2013

A study of three methods for assessment of hospital environmental cleaning

Smith, P. W., Sayles, H., Hewlett, A., Cavalieri, R. J., Gibbs, S. G. & Rupp, M. E., Jun 2013, In : Healthcare Infection. 18, 2, p. 80-85 6 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Hospital basins used to administer chlorhexidine baths are unlikely microbial reservoirs

Rupp, M. E., Huerta, T., Yu, S., Cavalieri, R. J., Alter, R., Fey, P. D., Lyden, E. & Van Schooneveld, T., Jun 2013, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 34, 6, p. 643-645 3 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Hospital-wide assessment of compliance with central venous catheter dressing recommendations

Rupp, M. E., Cassling, K., Faber, H., Lyden, E., Tyner, K., Marion, N. & Van Schooneveld, T., Jan 2013, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 41, 1, p. 89-91 3 p.

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12 Scopus citations
39 Scopus citations

Observations on hospital room contamination testing

Smith, P. W., Gibbs, S., Sayles, H., Hewlett, A., Rupp, M. E. & Iwen, P. C., 2013, In : Healthcare Infection. 18, 1, p. 10-13 4 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Susceptibility of enterococci to daptomycin is dependent upon testing methodology

Bryant, K. A., Roberts, A. L., Rupp, M. E., Anderson, J. R., Lyden, E. R., Fey, P. D. & Van Schooneveld, T. C., Aug 2013, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 76, 4, p. 497-501 5 p.

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9 Scopus citations

The time spent cleaning a hospital room does not correlate with the thoroughness of cleaning

Rupp, M. E., Adler, A., Schellen, M., Cassling, K., Fitzgerald, T., Sholtz, L., Lyden, E. & Carling, P., Jan 2013, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 34, 1, p. 100-102 3 p.

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19 Scopus citations
49 Scopus citations
2012

Adequate disinfection of a split-septum needleless intravascular connector with a 5-second alcohol scrub

Rupp, M. E., Yu, S., Huerta, T., Jennifer Cavalieri, R., Alter, R., Fey, P. D., van Schooneveld, T. & Anderson, J. R., Jul 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 7, p. 661-665 5 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Effect of hospital-wide chlorhexidine patient bathing on healthcare-associated infections

Rupp, M. E., Jennifer Cavalieri, R., Lyden, E., Kucera, J., Martin, M. A., Fitzgerald, T., Tyner, K., Anderson, J. R. & VanSchooneveld, T. C., Nov 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 11, p. 1094-1100 7 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Implementation of a clinical decision support system for antimicrobial stewardship

Hermsen, E. D., Vanschooneveld, T. C., Sayles, H. & Rupp, M. E., Apr 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 4, p. 412-415 4 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Inappropriate use of urinary catheters: A prospective observational study

Tiwari, M. M., Charlton, M. E., Anderson, J. R., Hermsen, E. D. & Rupp, M. E., Feb 2012, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 40, 1, p. 51-54 4 p.

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27 Scopus citations
2011

Genetic variants and susceptibility to neurological complications following West Nile virus infection

Loeb, M., Eskandarian, S., Rupp, M., Fishman, N., Gasink, L., Patterson, J., Bramson, J., Hudson, T. J. & Lemire, M., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 204, 7, p. 1031-1037 7 p.

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23 Scopus citations

Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections

O'Grady, N. P., Alexander, M., Burns, L. A., Dellinger, E. P., Garland, J., Heard, S. O., Lipsett, P. A., Masur, H., Mermel, L. A., Pearson, M. L., Raad, I. I., Randolph, A. G., Rupp, M. E. & Saint, S., May 2011, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 39, 4 SUPPL., p. S1-S34

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686 Scopus citations

Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.

O'Grady, N. P., Alexander, M., Burns, L. A., Dellinger, E. P., Garland, J., Heard, S. O., Lipsett, P. A., Masur, H., Mermel, L. A., Pearson, M. L., Raad, I. I., Randolph, A. G., Rupp, M. E., Saint, S. & Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), I. C. P. A. C. HICPAC., May 2011, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 52, 9, p. e162-193

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1024 Scopus citations

Inappropriate intravascular device use: A prospective study

Tiwari, M. M., Hermsen, E. D., Charlton, M. E., Anderson, J. R. & Rupp, M. E., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 78, 2, p. 128-132 5 p.

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23 Scopus citations

Is incidental recovery of yeast from enteric pathogen stool cultures obtained from hospitalized patients clinically significant?

Pfeifer, R. A., Iwen, P. C., Qiu, F., Rupp, M. E. & Hermsen, E. D., 2011, In : Infectious Disease Reports. 3, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Summary of recommendations: Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections.

O'Grady, N. P., Alexander, M., Burns, L. A., Dellinger, E. P., Garland, J., Heard, S. O., Lipsett, P. A., Masur, H., Mermel, L. A., Pearson, M. L., Raad, I. I., Randolph, A. G., Rupp, M. E., Saint, S. & Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) (Appendix 1), I. C. P. A. C. HICPAC. A. ., May 2011, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 52, 9, p. 1087-1099 13 p.

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228 Scopus citations

Validation and comparison of clinical prediction rules for invasive candidiasis in intensive care unit patients: A matched case-control study

Hermsen, E. D., Zapapas, M. K., Maiefski, M., Rupp, M. E., Freifeld, A. G. & Kalil, A. C., Aug 9 2011, In : Critical Care. 15, 4, R198.

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46 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations
2010

Clinical outcomes and nephrotoxicity associated with vancomycin trough concentrations during treatment of deep-seated infections

Hermsen, E. D., Hanson, M., Sankaranarayanan, J., Stoner, J. A., Florescu, M. C. & Rupp, M. E., Jan 10 2010, In : Expert Opinion on Drug Safety. 9, 1, p. 9-14 6 p.

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69 Scopus citations