• 4887 Citations
  • 28 Scopus h-Index
1987 …2018
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Research Output 1987 2018

  • 4887 Citations
  • 28 Scopus h-Index
  • 84 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Short survey
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adaptive Designs for Clinical Trials: Application to Healthcare Epidemiology Research

Huskins, W. C., Fowler, V. G. & Evans, S., Mar 19 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 66, 7, p. 1140-1146 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Services Research
Epidemiology
Clinical Trials
Random Allocation
Cross Infection

Closing the brief case: A 10-year-old girl with meningoencephalitis

Madigan, T., Ryan, C. S., Huskins, W. C., Theel, E. S., Pritt, B., Palm, J., Schiffman, E., Strain, A. K. & Binnicker, M. J., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 56, 10, e00255.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

California Encephalitis Viruses
Arboviruses
Central Nervous System Infections
Meningoencephalitis
antineoplaston A10
4 Citations (Scopus)

Humidity as a non-pharmaceutical intervention for influenza A

Reiman, J. M., Das, B., Sindberg, G. M., Urban, M. D., Hammerlund, M. E. M., Lee, H. B., Spring, K. M., Lyman-Gingerich, J., Generous, A. R., Koep, T. H., Ewing, K., Lilja, P., Enders, F. T., Ekker, S. C., Huskins, W. C., Fadel, H. & Pierret, C. K., Sep 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 9, e0204337.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humidity
Viruses
influenza
Human Influenza
humidity

The brief case: A 10-year-old girl with meningoencephalitis

Madigan, T., Ryan, C. S., Huskins, W. C., Theel, E. S., Pritt, B., Palm, J., Schiffman, E., Strain, A. K. & Binnicker, M. J., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 56, 10, e00254.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

California Encephalitis Viruses
Arboviruses
Central Nervous System Infections
Meningoencephalitis
antineoplaston A10
2 Citations (Scopus)

Whole-genome sequencing for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) outbreak investigation in a neonatal intensive care unit

Madigan, T., Cunningham, S. A., Patel, R., Greenwood-Quaintance, K. E., Barth, J. E., Sampathkumar, P., Cole, N. C., Kohner, P. C., Colby, C. E., Asay, G. F., Fang, J. L., Baker, C. A., Heinrich, A. L., Fjerstad, K. A., Lujero, M. J., Chia, N. D., Jeraldo, P. R., Nelson, H. & Huskins, W. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Disease Outbreaks
Genome
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A dynamic transmission model to evaluate the effectiveness of infection control strategies

Khader, K., Thomas, A., Huskins, W. C., Leecaster, M., Zhang, Y., Greene, T., Redd, A. & Samore, M. H., 2017, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 4, 1, ofw247.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Infection Control
Confidence Intervals
Markov Chains
Microbial Drug Resistance
4 Citations (Scopus)
Patient Safety
Quality Improvement
Medical Education
Research
Teaching Rounds
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)

Raccoon roundworm infection associated with central nervous system disease and ocular disease — Six states, 2013-2015

Sircar, A. D., Abanyie, F., Blumberg, D., Chin-Hong, P., Coulter, K. S., Cunningham, D., Huskins, W. C., Langelier, C., Reid, M., Scott, B. J., Shirley, D. A., Babik, J. M., Belova, A., Sapp, S. G. H., McAuliffe, I., Rivera, H. N., Yabsley, M. J. & Montgomery, S. P., Sep 9 2016, In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 65, 35, p. 930-933 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Ascaridida Infections
Ascaridoidea
Raccoons
Eye Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
2 Citations (Scopus)

The association of central-line-associated bloodstream infections with central-line utilization rate and maintenance bundle compliance among types of PICUs

Affolter, J. T., Huskins, W. C., Moss, M., Kuhn, E. M., Gedeit, R. & Rice, T. B., Jul 1 2016, In : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 17, 7, p. 591-597 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compliance
Maintenance
Infection
Time and Motion Studies
Patient Care
2015
68 Citations (Scopus)

Desirability of outcome ranking (DOOR) and response adjusted for duration of antibiotic risk (RADAR)

Evans, S. R., Rubin, D., Follmann, D., Pennello, G., Huskins, W. C., Powers, J. H., Schoenfeld, D., Chuang-Stein, C., Cosgrove, S. E., Fowler, V. G., Lautenbach, E. & Chambers, H. F., 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61, 5, p. 800-806 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Patient Harm
Sample Size
Clinical Trials
10 Citations (Scopus)

Monocyte HLA-DR expression and neutrophil CD64 expression as biomarkers of infection in critically ill neonates and infants

Juskewitch, J. E., Abraham, R. S., League, S. C., Jenkins, S. M., Smith, C. Y., Enders, F. T., Grebe, S. K., Carey, W. A. & Huskins, W. C., Dec 1 2015, In : Pediatric Research. 78, 6, p. 683-690 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
HLA-DR Antigens
Critical Illness
Monocytes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Sponsors meet scientists to speed pediatric medicines development

Davis, J. M., Smoyer, W. E., Connor, E. M., Huskins, W. C., Pastern, C., Purucker, M., Schrader, E. C., Jackson, C. R., Kaskel, F. J. & Hirschfeld, S., Mar 18 2015, In : Science Translational Medicine. 7, 279, 279fs11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Trials
Pediatrics
Research
Child Health
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)
Newborn Infant
Wounds and Injuries
Infection
Parenteral Nutrition
Pediatric Hospitals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Clostridium septicum brain abscesses in a premature neonate

Sadarangani, S. P., Batdorf, R., Buchhalter, L. C., Mrelashvili, A., Banerjee, R., Henry, N. K., Huskins, W. C. & Boyce, T. G., 2014, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 33, 5, p. 538-540 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium septicum
Brain Abscess
Newborn Infant
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Premature Infants

Influenza Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior Survey for Grade School Students: Design and Novel Assessment Methodology

Koep, T. H., Huskins, W. C., Clemens, C., Jenkins, S., Pierret, C. K., Ekker, S. C. & Enders, F. T., Oct 31 2014, In : Journal of Community Health. 39, 6, p. 1231-1240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Influenza
contagious disease
school grade
Students
methodology
9 Citations (Scopus)

Standardizing Central Line Safety: Lessons Learned for Physician Leaders

Mueller, J. T., Wright, A. J., Fedraw, L. A., Murad, M. H., Brown, D. R., Thompson, K. M., Flick, R., Seville, M. T. A. & Huskins, W. C., 2014, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 29, 3, p. 191-199 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Venous Catheters
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Physicians
Safety
Infection
79 Citations (Scopus)

Training mentors of clinical and translational research scholars: A randomized controlled trial

Pfund, C., House, S. C., Asquith, P., Fleming, M. F., Buhr, K. A., Burnham, E. L., Eichenberger Gilmore, J. M., Huskins, W. C., McGee, R., Schurr, K., Shapiro, E. D., Spencer, K. C. & Sorkness, C. A., 2014, In : Academic Medicine. 89, 5, p. 774-782 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mentors
Translational Medical Research
mentoring
Randomized Controlled Trials
Group
2013
68 Citations (Scopus)

Catheter dwell time and clabsis in neonates with piccs: A multicenter cohort study

Milstone, A. M., Reich, N. G., Advani, S., Yuan, G., Bryant, K., Coffin, S. E., Huskins, W. C., Livingston, R., Saiman, L., Smith, P. B. & Song, X., Dec 2013, In : Pediatrics. 132, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Cohort Studies
Catheters
Newborn Infant
Infection
10 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating application of the national healthcare safety Network central line-associated bloodstream infection surveillance definition: A survey of pediatric intensive care and hematology/oncology units

Gaur, A. H., Miller, M. R., Gao, C., Rosenberg, C., Morrell, G. C., Coffin, S. E. & Huskins, W. C., Jul 2013, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 34, 7, p. 663-670 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematology
Critical Care
Pediatrics
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
3 Citations (Scopus)

Novel Infrastructure for Sepsis Biomarker Research in Critically Ill Neonates and Children

Juskewitch, J. E., Enders, F. T., Abraham, R. S. & Huskins, W. C., Feb 2013, In : Clinical and Translational Science. 6, 1, p. 21-25 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomarkers
Critical Illness
Sepsis
Specimen Handling
Blood
18 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of indoor absolute humidity and estimated effects on influenza virus survival in grade schools

Koep, T. H., Enders, F. T., Pierret, C. K., Ekker, S. C., Krageschmidt, D., Neff, K. L., Lipsitch, M., Shaman, J. & Huskins, W. C., Feb 5 2013, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 13, 1, 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humidity
Orthomyxoviridae
Human Influenza
Information Systems
Human Activities
112 Citations (Scopus)

The epidemiology of clostridium difficile infection in children: A population-based study

Khanna, S., Baddour, L. M., Huskins, W. C., Kammer, P. P., Faubion, W. A., Zinsmeister, A. R., Harmsen, W. S. & Pardi, D. S., May 15 2013, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 10, p. 1401-1406 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Epidemiology
Population
Incidence
2012
25 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosing and reporting of central line-associated bloodstream infections

Beekmann, S. E., Diekema, D. J., Huskins, W. C., Herwaldt, L., Boyce, J. M., Sherertz, R. J. & Polgreen, P. M., Sep 2012, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 33, 9, p. 875-882 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection
Bacteremia
Communicable Diseases
Guidelines
Intensive Care Units
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Respiratory Rate
Heart Rate
Pediatrics

Healthcare-associated infections: One size does not fit all

Coffin, S. E. & Huskins, W. C., 2012, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 1, 1, p. 44-46 3 p., pis039.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Cross Infection
24 Citations (Scopus)

Mentoring translational science investigators

Fleming, M., Burnham, E. L. & Huskins, W. C., Nov 21 2012, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 308, 19, p. 1981-1982 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Career Choice
Financial Support
Mentors
Translational Medical Research
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
11 Citations (Scopus)
Cross Infection
Quality Improvement
Newborn Infant
Infection
Hospitalized Child
9 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of the identification of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome in critically ill infants and children

Juskewitch, J. E., Prasad, S., Santillan Salas, C. F. & Huskins, W. C., Jan 2012, In : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Critical Illness
Confidence Intervals
Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Hospitalized Child
5 Citations (Scopus)

Tracking the impact of the national institutes of health clinical and translational science awards on child health research: Developing and evaluating a measurement strategy

Huskins, W. C., Sullivan, C. D., Wang, J., Aitken, M., Alexander, S. R., Epstein, L. G., Hoberman, A., Neufeld, E., Philipps, A., Shanley, T. P., Szilagyi, P., Purucker, M. & Barkin, S. L., May 2012, In : Pediatric Research. 71, 5, p. 619-624 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Program Development
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Program Evaluation
Child Welfare
Research
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Infection

Dr. Huskins and colleagues reply

Huskins, W. C., O'Grady, N. P. & Goldmann, D. A., Aug 25 2011, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 365, 8, p. 764-765 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology and outcome of Gram-negative bloodstream infection in children: A population-based study

Al-Hasan, M. N., Huskins, W. C., Lahr, B. D., Eckel-Passow, J. E. & Baddour, L. M., May 2011, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 139, 5, p. 791-796 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Confidence Intervals
Infection
Mortality
Population
41 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of central line-associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit

Niedner, M. F., Huskins, W. C., Colantuoni, E., Muschelli, J., Harris, J. M., Rice, T. B., Brilli, R. J. & Miller, M. R., Dec 2011, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 32, 12, p. 1200-1208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Epidemiology
Infection
Jugular Veins
Confidence Intervals
10 Citations (Scopus)

Fatal post-operative Trichoderma longibrachiatum mediastinitis and peritonitis in a paediatric patient with complex congenital cardiac disease on peritoneal dialysis

Santillan Salas, C. F., Joshi, A. Y., Dhiman, N., Banerjee, R., Huskins, W. C., Wengenack, N. L. & Henry, N. K., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Medical Microbiology. 60, 12, p. 1869-1871 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

caspofungin
Mediastinitis
Trichoderma
Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritonitis
32 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying and Aligning Expectations in a Mentoring Relationship

Huskins, W. C., Silet, K., Weber-Main, A. M., Begg, M. D., Fowler, V. G., Hamilton, J. & Fleming, M., Dec 2011, In : Clinical and Translational Science. 4, 6, p. 439-447 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mentors
Research
Education
Professional Education
Interpersonal Relations
271 Citations (Scopus)

Intervention to reduce transmission of resistant bacteria in intensive care

Huskins, W. C., Huckabee, C. M., O'Grady, N. P., Murray, P., Kopetskie, H., Zimmer, L., Ellen Walker, M., Sinkowitz-Cochran, R. L., Jernigan, J. A., Samore, M., Wallace, D. & Goldmann, D. A., Apr 14 2011, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 364, 15, p. 1407-1418 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Bacteria
Staphylococcus aureus
Hand Hygiene
21 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among patients admitted to adult intensive care units: The STAR*ICU trial

Nair, N., Kourbatova, E., Poole, K., Huckabee, C. M., Murray, P., Huskins, W. C. & Blumberg, H. M., Nov 2011, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 32, 11, p. 1057-1063 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Epidemiology
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Intensive Care Units
Genotype
Molecular Typing
115 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing PICU central line - Associated bloodstream infections: 3-Year results

Miller, M. R., Niedner, M. F., Huskins, W. C., Colantuoni, E., Yenokyan, G., Moss, M., Rice, T. B., Ridling, D., Campbell, D. & Brilli, R. J., Nov 2011, In : Pediatrics. 128, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorhexidine
Porifera
Infection
Maintenance
Confidence Intervals
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)

Conclusion about the association between valve surgery and mortality in an infective endocarditis cohort changed after adjusting for survivor bias

Tleyjeh, I. M., Ghomrawi, H. M. K., Steckelberg, J. M., Montori, V. M., Hoskin, T. L., Enders, F. T., Huskins, W. C., Mookadam, F., Wilson, W. R., Zimmerman, V. & Baddour, L. M., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 63, 2, p. 130-135 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endocarditis
Survivors
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Propensity Score
246 Citations (Scopus)

Decreasing PICU catheter-associated bloodstream infections: NACHRI's quality transformation efforts

Miller, M. R., Griswold, M., Harris, J. M., Yenokyan, G., Huskins, W. C., Moss, M., Rice, T. B., Ridling, D., Campbell, D., Margolis, P., Muething, S. & Brilli, R. J., Feb 2010, In : Pediatrics. 125, 2, p. 206-213 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter-Related Infections
Maintenance
Compliance
Pediatrics
Confidence Intervals
65 Citations (Scopus)

Dissemination of an Enterococcus Inc18-like vanA plasmid associated with vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Zhu, W., Murray, P. R., Huskins, W. C., Jernigan, J. A., McDonald, L. C., Clark, N. C., Anderson, K. F., McDougal, L. K., Hageman, J. C., Olsen-Rasmussen, M., Frace, M., Alangaden, G. J., Chenoweth, C., Zervos, M. J., Robinson-Dunn, B., Schreckenberger, P. C., Reller, L. B., Rudrik, J. T. & Patel, J. B., Oct 2010, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 54, 10, p. 4314-4320 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterococcus
Vancomycin
Staphylococcus aureus
Plasmids
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
8 Citations (Scopus)

Propensity score analysis with a time-dependent intervention is an acceptable although not an optimal analytical approach when treatment selection bias and survivor bias coexist

Tleyjeh, I. M., Ghomrawi, H. M. K., Steckelberg, J. M., Montori, V. M., Hoskin, T. L., Enders, F. T., Huskins, W. C., Mookadam, F., Wilson, W. R., Zimmerman, V. & Baddour, L. M., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 63, 2, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propensity Score
Heart Valve Diseases
Selection Bias
Endocarditis
Patient Selection
4 Citations (Scopus)

The past, present, and future of healthcare-associated infection prevention in pediatrics: Viral respiratory infections

Zerr, D. M., Milstone, A. M., Huskins, W. C. & Bryant, K. A., Nov 2010, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 31, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Cross Infection
Respiratory Tract Infections
Patient Isolation
Pediatrics
16 Citations (Scopus)

The past, present, and future of healthcare-associated infection prevention in pediatrics: Catheter-associated bloodstream infections

Bryant, K. A., Zerr, D. M., Huskins, W. C. & Milstone, A. M., Nov 2010, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 31, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter-Related Infections
Cross Infection
Pediatrics
Child Mortality
Infection
9 Citations (Scopus)

The past, present, and future of healthcare-associated infection prevention in pediatrics: Multidrug-resistant organisms

Milstone, A. M., Bryant, K. A., Huskins, W. C. & Zerr, D. M., Nov 2010, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 31, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
Pediatrics
Length of Stay
Costs and Cost Analysis
Mortality
2009
29 Citations (Scopus)

High frequency of multidrug-resistant gram-negative rods in 2 neonatal intensive care units in the Philippines

Litzow, J. M., Gill, C. J., Mantaring, J. B. V., Fox, M. P., MacLeod, W. B., Mendoza, M., Mendoza, S., Scobie, R., Huskins, W. C., Goldman, D. A. & Hamer, D. H., Jun 2009, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 30, 6, p. 543-549 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Philippines
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Bacteremia
Odds Ratio
Newborn Infant
34 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of enhanced infection control at 2 neonatal intensive care units in the Philippines

Gill, C. J., Mantaring, J. B. V., Macleod, W. B., Mendoza, M., Mendoza, S., Huskins, W. C., Goldmann, D. A. & Hamer, D. H., Jan 1 2009, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 48, 1, p. 13-21 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Philippines
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Infection Control
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Bacillus
6 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease among children after introduction of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: A population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota

Tsigrelis, C., Tleyjeh, I. M., Huskins, W. C., Lahr, B. D., Nyre, L. M., Virk, A. & Baddour, L. M., 2009, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 84, 10, p. 871-875 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conjugate Vaccines
Pneumococcal Vaccines
Incidence
Population
Confidence Intervals
36 Citations (Scopus)

Outcome of critically ill patients with influenza virus infection

Li, G., Yilmaz, M., Kojicic, M., Fernández-Pérez, E., Wahab, R., Huskins, W. C., Afessa, B., Truwit, J. D. & Gajic, O., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 46, 3, p. 275-278 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Orthomyxoviridae
Critical Illness
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Intensive Care Units
13 Citations (Scopus)
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Multicenter Studies
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci