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Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc

TitleAdjunct Instructor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionGeneral Internal Medicine
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  1. Kirby JE, Branch-Elliman W, LaSalvia MT, Longhi L, MacKechnie M, Urman G, Baldini LM, Muriel FR, Sullivan B, Yassa DS, Gold HS, Wagner TK, Diekema DJ, Wright SB. Investigation of a Candida guilliermondii pseudo-outbreak reveals a novel source of laboratory contamination. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jan 18. PMID: 28100597.
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  2. Branch-Elliman W, Stanislawski M, Strymish J, BarĂ³n AE, Gupta K, Varosy PD, Gold HS, Ho PM. Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories: A Potential Target for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Quality Improvement? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Sep; 37(9):1005-11. PMID: 27322021.
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  3. 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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  4. Branch-Elliman W, Wright SB, Howell MD. Determining the Ideal Strategy for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Prevention. Cost-Benefit Analysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 1; 192(1):57-63. PMID: 25871807.
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  5. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Kudesia V, Rosen AK, Gupta K. Natural Language Processing for Real-Time Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Surveillance: Results of a Pilot Implementation Trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Sep; 36(9):1004-10. PMID: 26022228.
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  6. Branch-Elliman W, Perumalswami P, Factor SH, Sled SM, Flamm SL. Rates of recurrent variceal bleeding are low with modern esophageal banding strategies: a retrospective cohort study. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2015; 50(9):1059-67. PMID: 25865440.
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  7. Branch-Elliman W, Savor Price C, McGeer A, Perl TM. Protecting the frontline: designing an infection prevention platform for preventing emerging respiratory viral illnesses in healthcare personnel. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Mar; 36(3):336-45. PMID: 25695176.
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  8. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Itani KM, Gupta K. Using clinical variables to guide surgical site infection detection: a novel surveillance strategy. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec; 42(12):1291-5. PMID: 25465259.
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  9. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Gupta K. Development and validation of a simple and easy-to-employ electronic algorithm for identifying clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun; 35(6):692-8. PMID: 24799646.
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  10. Branch-Elliman W, Robillard E, McCarthy G, Gupta K. Direct feedback with the ATP luminometer as a process improvement tool for terminal cleaning of patient rooms. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Feb; 42(2):195-7. PMID: 24485376.
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  11. Branch-Elliman W, Lee GM, Golen TH, Gold HS, Baldini LM, Wright SB. Health and economic burden of post-partum Staphylococcus aureus breast abscess. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e73155. PMID: 24039877.
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  12. Branch-Elliman W, Wright SB, Gillis JM, Howell MD. Estimated nursing workload for the implementation of ventilator bundles. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Apr; 22(4):357-61. PMID: 23431219.
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  13. Strymish J, Branch-Elliman W, Itani KM, Williams S, Gupta K. A clinical history of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a poor predictor of preoperative colonization status and postoperative infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Nov; 33(11):1113-7. PMID: 23041809.
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  14. Branch-Elliman W, Weiss D, Balter S, Bornschlegel K, Phillips M. Hepatitis C transmission due to contamination of multidose medication vials: summary of an outbreak and a call to action. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Jan; 41(1):92-4. PMID: 22632822.
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  15. Branch-Elliman W, Golen TH, Gold HS, Yassa DS, Baldini LM, Wright SB. Risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus postpartum breast abscess. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 1; 54(1):71-7. PMID: 22052894.
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  16. Walewski JL, Gutierrez JA, Branch-Elliman W, Stump DD, Keller TR, Rodriguez A, Benson G, Branch AD. Mutation Master: profiles of substitutions in hepatitis C virus RNA of the core, alternate reading frame, and NS2 coding regions. RNA. 2002 May; 8(5):557-71. PMID: 12022223.
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