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Carol Ann Sulis, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionInfectious Diseases
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-5037
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-2543-9469
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes: Healthcare Associated Infections; Hospital Infection Control; Pandemic Preparedness; Needlestick Injuries; Infections in Pregnancy; Infectious Diseases Related to Alcohol and Other Drug Use.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Communicable Disease
  • Infection Control
  • Needlestick Injuries
 Publications
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  1. O'Hara LM, Morgan DJ, Pineles L, Li S, Sulis C, Bowling J, Drees M, Jacob JT, Anderson DJ, Warren DK, Harris AD. Is There a Correlation Between Infection Control Performance and Other Hospital Quality Measures? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Apr 05; 1-4. PMID: 28376943.
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  2. Morgan DJ, Pineles L, Shardell M, Sulis C, Kett DH, Bowling J, Belton BM, Harris AD. Effect of chlorhexidine bathing and other infection control practices on the Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown (BUGG) trial: a subgroup analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jun; 36(6):734-7. PMID: 25707404.
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  3. Morgan DJ, Deloney VM, Bartlett A, Boruchoff SE, Camagros Couto R, Oji M, Poojary A, Rogers G, Sulis C, Milstone AM. The expanding role of the hospital epidemiologist in 2014: a survey of the Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 May; 36(5):605-8. PMID: 25630919.
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  4. Sulis CA, Walkey AJ, Abadi Y, Campbell Reardon C, Joyce-Brady M. Outcomes of a ventilator-associated pneumonia bundle on rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia and other health care-associated infections in a long-term acute care hospital setting. Am J Infect Control. 2014 May; 42(5):536-8. PMID: 24773791.
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  5. Thakarar K, Collins M, Kwong L, Sulis C, Korn C, Bhadelia N. The role of tissue plasminogen activator use and systemic hypercoagulability in central line-associated bloodstream infections. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Apr; 42(4):417-20. PMID: 24559598.
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  6. Leung J, Burke B, Ford D, Garvin G, Korn C, Sulis C, Bhadelia N. Possible association between obesity and Clostridium difficile infection. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1791-8. PMID: 24188730.
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  7. Harris AD, Pineles L, Belton B, Johnson JK, Shardell M, Loeb M, Newhouse R, Dembry L, Braun B, Perencevich EN, Hall KK, Morgan DJ. Universal glove and gown use and acquisition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the ICU: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2013 Oct 16; 310(15):1571-80. PMID: 24097234.
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  8. Iroh Tam PY, Bettano A, Wangu Z, Ford D, Sulis C. A rapid-cycle quality improvement initiative to increase compliance with infection control precautions in a pediatric ward. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 34(2):213-4. PMID: 23295571.
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  9. Orkaby AR, Chen B, Iliaki EF, Sulis CA, Oates DJ. A curious case of Lactobacillus casei in a prosthetic joint: was it the yogurt? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jun; 60(6):1177-8. PMID: 22690992.
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  10. Comer A, Harris AD, Shardell M, Braun B, Belton BM, Wolfsthal SD, Dembry LM, Jacob JT, Price C, Sulis C, Chu ES, Xiao Y. Web-based training improves knowledge about central line bloodstream infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 32(12):1219-22. PMID: 22080663.
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  11. Weir SK, Berg G, Fram J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Sulis C, Gupta K. Discordance in colonizing strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different body sites. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 32(12):1225-7. PMID: 22080665.
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  12. Sulis CA. HIV, TB, and Other Infectious Diseases Related to Alcohol and Other Drug Use. In: Cavacuiti C. Principles of Addiction Medicine: the Essentials. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer Health. Philadelphia. 2011; 424-432.
  13. Po JL, Burke R, Sulis C, Carling PC. Dangerous cows: an analysis of disinfection cleaning of computer keyboards on wheels. Am J Infect Control. 2009 Nov; 37(9):778-80. PMID: 19457585.
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  14. Walkey AJ, Reardon CC, Sulis CA, Nace RN, Joyce-Brady M. Epidemiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a long-term acute care hospital. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Apr; 30(4):319-24. PMID: 19245314.
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  15. Sulis CA. HIV, TB, and Other Infectious Diseases Related to Alcohol and Other Drug Use. In: Ries RK, Fiellin DA, Miller SC, Saitz R (eds). Principles of Addiction Medicine, 4th Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia. 2009; 1057 – 1076.
  16. Roberts DS, Dowdall JR, Winter L, Sulis CA, Grillone GA, Grundfast KM. Cervical tuberculosis: a decision tree for protecting healthcare workers. Laryngoscope. 2008 Aug; 118(8):1345-9. PMID: 18596478.
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  17. Brief report: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus transmitted through solid organ transplantation--Massachusetts, 2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008 Jul 25; 57(29):799-801. PMID: 18650788.
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  18. Tandon R, Lee M, Curran E, Demierre MF, Sulis CA. A 26-year-old woman with a rash on her extremities. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Dec 15; 43(12):1585-6, 1616-7. PMID: 17109293.
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  19. John M, Sulis C. Cryptosporidium parvum Attack (Cryptosporidiosis). In: Ciottone GR, et al (eds). Disaster Medicine, 3rd Edition. Mosby, Inc. Philadelphia. 2006; 733 – 735.
  20. Lee VH, Sulis C, Sayegh RA. Puerperal group A Streptococcus infection: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2005 Aug; 50(8):621-3. PMID: 16220770.
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  21. Beltrami EM, Cheingsong R, Heneine WM, Respess RA, Orelien JG, Mendelson MH, Stewart MA, Koll BS, Sulis CA, Cardo DM. Antiretroviral drug resistance in human immunodeficiency virus-infected source patients for occupational exposures to healthcare workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2003 Oct; 24(10):724-30. PMID: 14587931.
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  22. Sulis CA. HIV, TB, and Other Infectious Diseases Related to Alcohol and Other Drug Use. In: Graham AW, Schultz TK, Mayo-Smith MF, Reis KR, Wilford BB (eds). Principles of Addiction Medicine, 3rd Edition, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Chevy Chase, MD. 2003; 1157 – 1178.
  23. Panlilio AL, Burwen DR, Curtis AB, Srivastava PU, Bernardo J, Catalano MT, Mendelson MH, Nicholas P, Pagano W, Sulis C, Onorato IM, Chamberland ME. Tuberculin skin testing surveillance of health care personnel. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Aug 1; 35(3):219-27. PMID: 12115085.
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  24. Sulis CA. Infection Control and Immunization of Health Care Workers. In: RJ McCunney (ed), Medical Center Occupational Health and Safety. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia. 1999; 81-113.
  25. Swotinsky RB, Steger KA, Sulis C, Snyder S, Craven DE. Occupational exposure to HIV: experience at a tertiary care center. J Occup Environ Med. 1998 Dec; 40(12):1102-9. PMID: 9871887.
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  26. Currier JS, Sulis CA. Toxoplasmosis. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Primary Care Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1996; 337-347.
  27. Burke RA, Garvin GM, Sulis CA. Infection control and risk reduction for health care workers. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Primary Care Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1996; 561-577.
  28. Sulis CA. Candidiasis. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Primary Care Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1996; 399-407.
  29. Sulis CA. Herpes simplex and Varicella-zoster virus infections. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Primary Care Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1996; 383-398.
  30. Sulis C. Infectious disease in Pregnancy. In: PL Carr, KM Freund, S Somani (eds), The Medical Care of Women. WB Saunders Company. Philadelphia. 1995; 405-422.
  31. Sulis CA. Candidiasis. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Clinical Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1993; 336-342.
  32. Sulis CA. Toxoplasmosis. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Clinical Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1993; 283-291.
  33. Burke RA, Garvin GM, Sulis CA. Infection control and risk reduction for health care workers. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Clinical Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1993; 432-446.
  34. Sulis CA. Herpes simplex and Varicella-zoster virus infections. In: H Libman, RA Witzburg (eds), HIV Infection. A Clinical Manual. Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1993; 321-335.
  35. Steen MK, Bruno-Murtha LA, Chaux G, Lazar H, Bernard S, Sulis C. Bacillus cereus endocarditis: report of a case and review. Clin Infect Dis. 1992 Apr; 14(4):945-6. PMID: 1576291.
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  36. Sulis CA. Herpes simplex and Varicella zoster virus infections. In: Libman H, Witzburg RA (eds.): Clinical Manual for Care of the Adult Patient with HIV Infection, Supplement. Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston City Hospital. 1991; 43-48.
  37. Sulis CA. Candidiasis. In: Libman H, Witzburg RA (eds.): Clinical Manual for Care of the Adult Patient with HIV Infection, Supplement. Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston City Hospital. 1991; 49-51.
  38. Sulis CA. Toxoplasmosis. In: Libman H, Witzburg RA (eds.): Clinical Manual for Care of the Adult Patient with HIV Infection, Supplement. Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston City Hospital. 1991; 27-30.
  39. Burke R, Garvin G, Kelly M, Sulis CA. Infection Control and Risk Reduction for Health Care Providers. In: Libman H, Witzburg RA (eds.): Clinical Manual for Care of the Adult Patient with HIV Infection. Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston City Hospital. 1990; 245-252.
  40. Sulis CA. Candidiasis. In: Libman H, Witzburg RA (eds.): Clinical Manual for Care of the Adult Patient with HIV Infection. Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston City Hospital. 1990; 197-201.
  41. Sulis CA. Herpes simplex and Varicella zoster virus infections. In: Libman H, Witzburg RA (eds.): Clinical Manual for Care of the Adult Patient with HIV Infection. Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston City Hospital. 1990; 185-195.
  42. Kase CS, Levitz SM, Wolinsky JS, Sulis CA. Pontine pure motor hemiparesis due to meningovascular syphilis in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients. Arch Neurol. 1988 Aug; 45(8):832. PMID: 3395255.
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  43. Lazar HL, Sulis C, Hauser W. Stomatococcus mucilaginosus prosthetic valve endocarditis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1988 May; 95(5):940. PMID: 3361942.
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  44. Bickel M, Amstad P, Tsuda H, Sulis C, Asofsky R, Mergenhagen SE, Pluznik DH. Induction of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor by lipopolysaccharide and anti-immunoglobulin M-stimulated murine B cell lines. J Immunol. 1987 Nov 1; 139(9):2984-8. PMID: 3312410.
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  45. Churchill WH, Piessens WF, Sulis CA, David JR. Macrophages activated as suspension cultures with lymphocyte mediators devoid of antigen become cytotoxic for tumor cells. J Immunol. 1975 Sep; 115(3):781-6. PMID: 50373.
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