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Mary T Bessesen

TitleVeterans Administration
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-MED

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    1. Bessesen MT, Rattigan S, Frederick J, Cummings DAT, Gaydos CA, Gibert CL, Gorse GJ, Nyquist AC, Price CS, Reich NG, Simberkoff MS, Brown AC, Radonovich LJ, Perl TM, Rodriguez-Barradas MC. Outpatient healthcare personnel knowledge and attitudes towards infection prevention measures for protection from respiratory infections. Am J Infect Control. 2021 Jun 26. PMID: 34182066.
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    2. Los J, Gaydos CA, Gibert CL, Gorse GJ, Lykken J, Nyquist AC, Price CS, Radonovich LJ, Rattigan S, Reich N, Rodriguez-Barradas M, Simberkoff M, Bessesen M, Brown A, Cummings DAT, Perl TM. Take-home kits to detect respiratory viruses among healthcare personnel: Lessons learned from a cluster randomized clinical trial. Am J Infect Control. 2021 07; 49(7):893-899. PMID: 33581146.
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    3. Hojat LS, Bessesen MT, Huang M, Reid M, Knepper BC, Miller MA, Shihadeh KC, Fugit RV, Jenkins TC. Effectiveness of Shorter Versus Longer Durations of Therapy for Common Inpatient Infections Associated With Bacteremia: A Multicenter, Propensity-Weighted Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 12 15; 71(12):3071-3078. PMID: 31858136.
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    4. Cummings DAT, Radonovich LJ, Gorse GJ, Gaydos CA, Bessesen MT, Brown AC, Gibert CL, Hitchings MDT, Lessler J, Nyquist AC, Rattigan SM, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Price CS, Reich NG, Simberkoff MS, Perl TM. Risk Factors for Healthcare Personnel Infection with Endemic Coronaviruses (HKU1, OC43, NL63, 229E): Results from the Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT). Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 09. PMID: 32645144.
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    5. Bessesen MT, Doros G, Henrie AM, Harrington KM, Hermos JA, Bonomo RA, Ferguson RE, Huang GD, Brown ST. A multicenter randomized placebo controlled trial of rifampin to reduce pedal amputations for osteomyelitis in veterans with diabetes (VA INTREPID). BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Jan 08; 20(1):23. PMID: 31914940.
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    6. Johnson MJ, Shumway N, Bivins M, Bessesen MT. Outcomes of Limb-Sparing Surgery for Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot: Importance of the Histopathologic Margin. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Oct; 6(10):ofz382. PMID: 31660346.
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    7. Benoit JB, Frank DN, Bessesen MT. Genomic evolution of Staphylococcus aureus isolates colonizing the nares and progressing to bacteremia. PLoS One. 2018; 13(5):e0195860. PMID: 29723202.
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    8. Frederick J, Brown AC, Cummings DA, Gaydos CA, Gibert CL, Gorse GJ, Los JG, Nyquist AC, Perl TM, Price CS, Radonovich LJ, Reich NG, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Bessesen MT, Simberkoff MS. Protecting Healthcare Personnel in Outpatient Settings: The Influence of Mandatory Versus Nonmandatory Influenza Vaccination Policies on Workplace Absenteeism During Multiple Respiratory Virus Seasons. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 04; 39(4):452-461. PMID: 29514719.
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    9. Huang M, Liu W, Plomondon ME, Prochazka AV, Bessesen MT. High Adherence to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Veterans. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 03; 33(3):253-255. PMID: 29302884.
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    10. Mittenzwei SE, Topkoff JL, Bessesen MT, Porter CA, Rai GS, Branch-Elliman W. When Sterile Processing Goes Down: An Economic Analysis of Alternative Strategies for Supporting the Service. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 08; 38(8):1002-1004. PMID: 28625181.
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    11. Radonovich LJ, Bessesen MT, Cummings DA, Eagan A, Gaydos C, Gibert C, Gorse GJ, Nyquist AC, Reich NG, Rodrigues-Barradas M, Savor-Price C, Shaffer RE, Simberkoff MS, Perl TM. The Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT): a cluster-randomized comparison of respirator and medical mask effectiveness against respiratory infections in healthcare personnel. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 06 02; 16:243. PMID: 27255755.
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    12. Marzec NS, Bessesen MT. Risk and outcomes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia among patients admitted with and without MRSA nares colonization. Am J Infect Control. 2016 Apr 01; 44(4):405-8. PMID: 27038392.
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    13. Vigil DI, Bessesen MT, Hosokawa PW. Revised Risk Estimates for MRSA Infection in Patients with Intermittent Versus Persistent MRSA Nares Colonization. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 May; 37(5):623-4. PMID: 26868455.
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    14. Bessesen MT, Adams JC, Radonovich L, Anderson J. Disinfection of reusable elastomeric respirators by health care workers: A feasibility study and development of standard operating procedure. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Dec 01; 43(12):1376. PMID: 26416528.
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    15. Bessesen MT, Kotter CV, Wagner BD, Adams JC, Kingery S, Benoit JB, Robertson CE, Janoff EN, Frank DN. MRSA colonization and the nasal microbiome in adults at high risk of colonization and infection. J Infect. 2015 Dec; 71(6):649-57. PMID: 26335708.
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    16. Branch-Elliman W, Savor Price C, Bessesen MT, Perl TM. Using the Pillars of Infection Prevention to Build an Effective Program for Reducing the Transmission of Emerging and Reemerging Infections. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2015 Sep; 2(3):226-35. PMID: 26231500.
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    17. Bessesen MT, Ma A, Clegg D, Fugit RV, Pepe A, Goetz MB, Graber CJ. Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Comparison of a Program with Infectious Diseases Pharmacist Support to a Program with a Geographic Pharmacist Staffing Model. Hosp Pharm. 2015 Jun; 50(6):477-83. PMID: 26405339.
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    18. Bessesen MT, Adams JC, Radonovich L, Anderson J. Disinfection of reusable elastomeric respirators by health care workers: a feasibility study and development of standard operating procedures. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jun; 43(6):629-34. PMID: 25816692.
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    19. Colpan A, Johnston B, Porter S, Clabots C, Anway R, Thao L, Kuskowski MA, Tchesnokova V, Sokurenko EV, Johnson JR. Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) subclone H30 as an emergent multidrug-resistant pathogen among US veterans. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov; 57(9):1256-65. PMID: 23926176.
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    20. Bessesen MT, Lopez K, Guerin K, Hendrickson K, Williams S, O'Connor-Wright S, Granger D, Bunch M. Comparison of control strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Nov; 41(11):1048-52. PMID: 23663857.
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    21. Bessesen MT, Savor-Price C, Simberkoff M, Reich NG, Pavia AT, Radonovich LJ. N95 respirators or surgical masks to protect healthcare workers against respiratory infections: are we there yet? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 01; 187(9):904-5. PMID: 23634856.
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    22. Rothman MS, Bessesen MT. HIV infection and osteoporosis: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2012 Dec; 10(4):270-7. PMID: 23100110.
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    23. Anderson J, Gosbee LL, Bessesen M, Williams L. Using human factors engineering to improve the effectiveness of infection prevention and control. Crit Care Med. 2010 Aug; 38(8 Suppl):S269-81. PMID: 20647784.
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    24. Guerin K, Wagner J, Rains K, Bessesen M. Reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections by implementation of a postinsertion care bundle. Am J Infect Control. 2010 Aug; 38(6):430-3. PMID: 20570395.
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    25. Frank DN, Feazel LM, Bessesen MT, Price CS, Janoff EN, Pace NR. The human nasal microbiota and Staphylococcus aureus carriage. PLoS One. 2010 May 17; 5(5):e10598. PMID: 20498722.
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    26. Jenkins TC, McCollister BD, Sharma R, McFann KK, Madinger NE, Barron M, Bessesen M, Price CS, Burman WJ. Epidemiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infection caused by USA300 strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in 3 affiliated hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Mar; 30(3):233-41. PMID: 19199535.
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    27. Wyles DL, Patel A, Madinger N, Bessesen M, Krause PR, Weinberg A. Development of herpes simplex virus disease in patients who are receiving cidofovir. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Sep 01; 41(5):676-80. PMID: 16080090.
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    28. Koeppe J, Belknap R, Bessesen M. Mycobacterium avium complex peritonitis in the setting of cirrhosis: case report and review of the literature. Scand J Infect Dis. 2004; 36(8):615-7. PMID: 15370677.
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    29. Bessesen M, Ives D, Condreay L, Lawrence S, Sherman KE. Chronic active hepatitis B exacerbations in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients following development of resistance to or withdrawal of lamivudine. Clin Infect Dis. 1999 May; 28(5):1032-5. PMID: 10452630.
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    30. Bessesen M, McCollum M. AIDS exceptionalism. Ann Intern Med. 1999 Jan 05; 130(1):79-80. PMID: 9890868.
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    31. Bessesen MT, Miller LA, Cohn DL, Bartlett S, Ellison RT. Administration of pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine for prevention of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with AIDS. Clin Infect Dis. 1995 Mar; 20(3):730-1. PMID: 7756514.
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    32. Pechère M, Opravil M, Wald A, Chave JP, Bessesen M, Sievers A, Hein R, von Overbeck J, Clark RA, Tortoli E, et al. Clinical and epidemiologic features of infection with Mycobacterium genavense. Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Arch Intern Med. 1995 Feb 27; 155(4):400-4. PMID: 7848023.
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    33. Bessesen MT, Shlay J, Stone-Venohr B, Cohn DL, Reves RR. Disseminated Mycobacterium genavense infection: clinical and microbiological features and response to therapy. AIDS. 1993 Oct; 7(10):1357-61. PMID: 8267909.
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    34. Bessesen MT, Wang E, Echeverria P, Blaser MJ. Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli: a cause of bacteremia in patients with AIDS. J Clin Microbiol. 1991 Nov; 29(11):2675-7. PMID: 1774287.
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    35. Bessesen MT, Luo QA, Rotbart HA, Blaser MJ, Ellison RT. Detection of Listeria monocytogenes by using the polymerase chain reaction. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1990 Sep; 56(9):2930-2. PMID: 2125817.
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