Jessica Reno

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IMPORTANCE Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are increasingly reported worldwide as a cause of infections with high-mortality rates. Assessment of the US epidemiology of CRE is needed to inform national prevention efforts. OBJECTIVE To determine the population-based CRE incidence and describe the characteristics and resistance mechanism(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the implementation of a population-based surveillance system for multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli (MDR-GNB). DESIGN Population-based active surveillance by the Georgia Emerging Infections Program. SETTING Metropolitan Atlanta, starting November 2010. PATIENTS Residents with MDR-GNB isolated from urine or a normally(More)
We assessed prevalence of and risk factors for candidaemia following Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) using longitudinal population-based surveillance. Of 13 615 adults with CDI, 113 (0·8%) developed candidaemia in the 120 days following CDI. In a matched case-control analysis, severe CDI and CDI treatment with vancomycin + metronidazole were(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with candidemia are at risk for other invasive infections, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infection (BSI). OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors for, and outcomes of, BSI in adults with Candida spp. and MRSA at the same time or nearly the same time. DESIGN Population-based cohort study. (More)
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