2019 publications

Currie K, King C, McAloney K, Roberts, N, MacDonald J, Dickson A, Cairns S, Khanna N, Flowers P, Reilly J & Price L. (2019). Barriers and enablers to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus admission screening in hospitals: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Hospital Infection, 101:1, pp. 100-108. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30098382 DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.08.006 [IF 2.65]

Dickson A, Smith M, Smith F, Park J, King C, Currie K, Langdridge D, Davis M and Flowers P, 2019. Understanding the relationship between pet owners and their companion animals as a key context for antimicrobial resistance-related behaviours: an interpretative phenomenological analysis.Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine,7(1), pp.45-61. https://doi.org/10.1080/21642850.2019.1577738

Zapotoczna M, Riboldi GP, Moustafa AM, Dickson E, Narechania A, Morrissey JA, Planet PJ, Holden MTG, Waldron KJ, Geoghegan JA. (2019) Mobile-Genetic-Element-Encoded Hypertolerance to Copper Protects Staphylococcus aureus from Killing by HostPhagocytes. MBio. 2018 Oct 16;9(5). pii: e00550-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00550-18.

Harkins CP, Holden MTG, Irvine AD. (2019) Antimicrobial resistance in atopic dermatitis: Need for an urgent rethink. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Mar;122(3):236-240. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.11.027. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Stewart S, Robertson C, Manoukian S, Haahr L, Mason H, McFarland A, Dancer S, Cook B, Graves N, Reilly J on behalf of the ECONI Steering Committee. How do we Evaluate the Cost of Nosocomial Infection? The ECONI Protocol: an incidence study with nested case-control evaluating cost and quality of life. BMJ Open 2019;9:e026687. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026687

Courtenay M, Castro-S├ínchez E, Gallagher R, McEwen J, Bulabula ANH, Carreg Y, Du Toith B, Figueiredo RM, Gjerde ME, Hamilton N, Jorgoni L, V. Ness et al (2019) Development of consensus-based international antimicrobial stewardship competencies for undergraduate nurse education.  Journal of Hospital Infection. 103(3):244-250. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.11.027.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2019.08.001

Pan, Jiafeng, Kavanagh, Kimberley, Marwick, Charis, Davey, Peter, Wiuff, Camilla, Bryson, Scott, Robertson, Chris, Bennie, Marion (2019) Residual effect of community antimicrobial exposure on risk of healthcare associated Clostridium difficile infection: a case-control study using national linked data. Journal of Hospital Infection 2019 Nov;103(3):259-267. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.05.016. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Banks A, Moore E*, Bishop J, Coia JE, Brown D, Mather H and Wiuff C (2018) Trends in mortality following Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in Scotland, and excess mortality and length of stay in the hospital population, 2010 to 2016: a retrospective cohort and case-control study. Journal of hospital infection. 2018 Oct;100(2):133-141. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.07.023. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Goswami C, Fox S, Holden M, Connor M, Leanord A, Evans TJ. Genetic analysis of invasive Escherichia coli in Scotland reveals determinants of healthcare-associated versus community-acquired infections. Microb Genom. 2018 Jun;4(6). doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.000190. Epub 2018 Jun 22

Accepted Papers

Hall MD, Holden MT, Srisomang P, Mahavanakul W, Wuthiekanun V, Limmathurotsakul D, Fountain K, Parkhill J, Nickerson EK, Peacock SJ, Fraser C. (2019) Improved characterisation of MRSA transmission using within-host bacterial sequence diversity. elife. pii: e46402. doi: 10.7554/eLife.46402.