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Susan Shih Huang, M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Susan Huang and Richard Platt.
Connection Strength

9.871
  1. Planned Analyses of the REDUCE MRSA Trial. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014; 58(4):2485.
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    Score: 0.562
  2. Targeted decolonization to prevent ICU infections. N Engl J Med. 2013 10 10; 369(15):1470-1.
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    Score: 0.553
  3. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and hospitalization in high-risk patients in the year following detection. PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e24340.
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    Score: 0.479
  4. Colonization with antibiotic-susceptible strains protects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus but not vancomycin-resistant enterococci acquisition: a nested case-control study. Crit Care. 2011; 15(5):R210.
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    Score: 0.479
  5. Use of Medicare claims to rank hospitals by surgical site infection risk following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Aug; 32(8):775-83.
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    Score: 0.475
  6. Cluster randomized trials in comparative effectiveness research: randomizing hospitals to test methods for prevention of healthcare-associated infections. Med Care. 2010 Jun; 48(6 Suppl):S52-7.
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    Score: 0.438
  7. Automated detection of infectious disease outbreaks in hospitals: a retrospective cohort study. PLoS Med. 2010 Feb 23; 7(2):e1000238.
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    Score: 0.430
  8. Strain-relatedness of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates recovered from patients with repeated infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Apr 15; 46(8):1241-7.
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    Score: 0.378
  9. Developing algorithms for healthcare insurers to systematically monitor surgical site infection rates. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2007 Jun 06; 7:20.
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    Score: 0.356
  10. Risk of acquiring antibiotic-resistant bacteria from prior room occupants. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Oct 09; 166(18):1945-51.
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    Score: 0.340
  11. Impact of routine intensive care unit surveillance cultures and resultant barrier precautions on hospital-wide methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Oct 15; 43(8):971-8.
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    Score: 0.339
  12. Community-level predictors of pneumococcal carriage and resistance in young children. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Apr 01; 159(7):645-54.
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    Score: 0.286
  13. Risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection after previous infection or colonization. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Feb 01; 36(3):281-5.
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    Score: 0.263
  14. The Limited Utility of Ranking Hospitals Based on Their Colon Surgery Infection Rates. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 01 23; 72(1):90-98.
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    Score: 0.229
  15. Chlorhexidine versus routine bathing to prevent multidrug-resistant organisms and all-cause bloodstream infections in general medical and surgical units (ABATE Infection trial): a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2019 Mar 23; 393(10177):1205-1215.
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    Score: 0.201
  16. Decolonization to Reduce Postdischarge Infection Risk among MRSA Carriers. N Engl J Med. 2019 02 14; 380(7):638-650.
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    Score: 0.200
  17. Ranking Hospitals Based on Colon Surgery and Abdominal Hysterectomy Surgical Site Infection Outcomes: Impact of Limiting Surveillance to the Operative Hospital. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 09 14; 67(7):1096-1102.
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    Score: 0.195
  18. Data Sharing and Embedded Research. Ann Intern Med. 2017 11 07; 167(9):668-670.
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    Score: 0.182
  19. Surgical Site Infections: Volume-Outcome Relationship and Year-to-Year Stability of Performance Rankings. Med Care. 2017 Jan; 55(1):79-85.
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    Score: 0.173
  20. Chlorhexidine and Mupirocin Susceptibility of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates in the REDUCE-MRSA Trial. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 11; 54(11):2735-2742.
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    Score: 0.169
  21. Impact of Policies on the Rise in Sepsis Incidence, 2000-2010. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15; 62(6):695-703.
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    Score: 0.162
  22. Effect of body surface decolonisation on bacteriuria and candiduria in intensive care units: an analysis of a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Jan; 16(1):70-79.
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    Score: 0.160
  23. Improving public reporting and data validation for complex surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery and hip arthroplasty. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2014 Dec; 1(3):ofu106.
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    Score: 0.150
  24. Does chlorhexidine bathing in adult intensive care units reduce blood culture contamination? A pragmatic cluster-randomized trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct; 35 Suppl 3:S17-22.
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    Score: 0.148
  25. Cost savings of universal decolonization to prevent intensive care unit infection: implications of the REDUCE MRSA trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct; 35 Suppl 3:S23-31.
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    Score: 0.148
  26. Confounding by indication affects antimicrobial risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus but not vancomycin-resistant enterococci acquisition. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2014; 3:19.
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    Score: 0.145
  27. Reporting surgical site infections following total hip and knee arthroplasty: impact of limiting surveillance to the operative hospital. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov; 57(9):1282-8.
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    Score: 0.137
  28. Targeted versus universal decolonization to prevent ICU infection. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 13; 368(24):2255-65.
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    Score: 0.135
  29. Simulation shows hospitals that cooperate on infection control obtain better results than hospitals acting alone. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Oct; 31(10):2295-303.
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    Score: 0.129
  30. Long-term care facilities: important participants of the acute care facility social network? PLoS One. 2011; 6(12):e29342.
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    Score: 0.122
  31. Beyond 30 days: does limiting the duration of surgical site infection follow-up limit detection? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Feb; 33(2):202-4.
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    Score: 0.122
  32. Modeling the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) outbreaks throughout the hospitals in Orange County, California. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jun; 32(6):562-72.
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    Score: 0.117
  33. Environmental cleaning intervention and risk of acquiring multidrug-resistant organisms from prior room occupants. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 28; 171(6):491-4.
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    Score: 0.116
  34. Social network analysis of patient sharing among hospitals in Orange County, California. Am J Public Health. 2011 Apr; 101(4):707-13.
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    Score: 0.115
  35. Quantifying interhospital patient sharing as a mechanism for infectious disease spread. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Nov; 31(11):1160-9.
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    Score: 0.113
  36. Impact of an environmental cleaning intervention on the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci on surfaces in intensive care unit rooms. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Jul; 29(7):593-9.
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    Score: 0.096
  37. Impact of a 16-community trial to promote judicious antibiotic use in Massachusetts. Pediatrics. 2008 Jan; 121(1):e15-23.
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    Score: 0.093
  38. Improving methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surveillance and reporting in intensive care units. J Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 01; 195(3):330-8.
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    Score: 0.086
  39. Improving the assessment of vancomycin-resistant enterococci by routine screening. J Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 01; 195(3):339-46.
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    Score: 0.086
  40. Post-PCV7 changes in colonizing pneumococcal serotypes in 16 Massachusetts communities, 2001 and 2004. Pediatrics. 2005 Sep; 116(3):e408-13.
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    Score: 0.079
  41. Antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era: predictors of carriage in a multicommunity sample. Pediatrics. 2003 Oct; 112(4):862-9.
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    Score: 0.069
  42. The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare-Associated Infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 09.
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    Score: 0.060
  43. Matching in cluster randomized trials using the Goldilocks Approach. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Jun; 22:100746.
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    Score: 0.058
  44. Automated outbreak detection of hospital-associated pathogens: Value to infection prevention programs. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 09; 41(9):1016-1021.
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    Score: 0.055
  45. Pragmatic clinical trials embedded in healthcare systems: generalizable lessons from the NIH Collaboratory. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017 Sep 18; 17(1):144.
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    Score: 0.045
  46. Closing the Translation Gap: Toolkit-based Implementation of Universal Decolonization in Adult Intensive Care Units Reduces Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections in 95 Community Hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 07 15; 63(2):172-7.
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    Score: 0.041
  47. Lack of Comprehensive Outbreak Detection in Hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Apr; 37(4):466-8.
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    Score: 0.041
  48. Objective Sepsis Surveillance Using Electronic Clinical Data. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Feb; 37(2):163-71.
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    Score: 0.040
  49. Surgical site infection surveillance following ambulatory surgery. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Feb; 36(2):225-8.
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    Score: 0.038
  50. Cost-effectiveness of strategies to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in an intensive care unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jan; 36(1):17-27.
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    Score: 0.038
  51. Medicare claims can be used to identify US hospitals with higher rates of surgical site infection following vascular surgery. Med Care. 2014 Oct; 52(10):918-25.
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    Score: 0.037
  52. Staphylococcal enterotoxin P predicts bacteremia in hospitalized patients colonized with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 15; 209(4):571-7.
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    Score: 0.034
  53. Use of Medicare claims to identify US hospitals with a high rate of surgical site infection after hip arthroplasty. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jan; 34(1):31-9.
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    Score: 0.033
  54. Infection prevention practices in adult intensive care units in a large community hospital system after implementing strategies to reduce health care-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Feb; 41(2):126-30.
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    Score: 0.032
  55. Gastrointestinal disease outbreak detection using multiple data streams from electronic medical records. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012 May; 9(5):431-41.
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    Score: 0.031
  56. Use of Medicare diagnosis and procedure codes to improve detection of surgical site infections following hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty, and vascular surgery. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Jan; 33(1):40-9.
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    Score: 0.030
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