Description of Research Expertise:
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
Jou J, Ebrahim J, Shofer FS, Hamilton KW, Stern J, Han JH and CDC Epicenters Prevention Program: Environmental transmission of Clostridium difficile: association between hospital room size and C. difficile infection Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36 (5): 564-8,2015.
Sears J, Hamilton KW, Gerber JS, Szymczak J, Patel A: Assessment of local antimicrobial stewardship activities: a call for collaboration Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2015: Science Guiding Prevention Annual Conference, Orlando, FL : 2015.
Hamilton KW, Gerber JS, Moehring R, Anderson DJ, Calderwood MS, Han JH, Mehta JM, Polalck LA, Zaoutis T, Srinivasan A, Camins BC, Schwartz DN, Lautenbach E: Point-of-prescription interventions to improve antimicrobial Stewardship Clin Infect Dis 60 (8): 1252125-8,2015.
Bartsch SM, Umscheid C, Nachamkin I, Hamilton KW, Lee BY: Comparing the economic and health benefits of different approaches to diagnosing Clostridium difficile infection Clin Microbiol Infect 21 (1): e1-9,2015.
Byrne DD, Rosenbach MA, Hamilton KW: Take one's breath away Infections in the immunocompromised patient : 2015.
White D, Hamilton K, Pegues D, Hanish A, Resnic J, Umscheid C: The impact of a computerized clinical decision support tool on inappropriate Clostridium difficile testing Hospital Medicine, National Harbor, MD : 2015.
Hamilton KW, O'Donnell JA: Urinary tract infection Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition : 2015.
Rolek K, Talati N, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan S, Pegues D, Hamilton KW: Implementation of a provider-based antimicrobial stewardship strategy at a long term acute care hospital (LTACH) and inpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR) facility ID Week 2014 Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA : 2014.
Mazo D, Pegues D, Hamilton KW: Treatment of colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia: a systematic review ID Week 2014 Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA : 2014.
Caroff D, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan S, Hamilton KW: Use of electronic de-escalation alerts to facilitate prospective audit and feedback for antimicrobial stewardship ID Week 2014 Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA : 2014.