Wissenschaftliche Publikationen

Hier finden sich Publikationen von Swissnoso in Fachzeitschriften mit Peer-Review.

Catho G, Fortchantre L, Teixeira D, Galas-Haddad M, Boroli F, Chraïti MN, Abbas M, Harbarth S, Buetti N; Swissnoso group. Surveillance of catheter-associated bloodstream infections: development and validation of a fully automated algorithm. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2024 Apr 10;13(1):38.

Eder M, Sommerstein R, Szelecsenyi A, Schweiger A, Schlegel M, Atkinson A, Kuster SP, Vuichard-Gysin D, Troillet N, Widmer AF; for Swissnoso. Association between the introduction of a national targeted intervention program and the incidence of surgical site infections in Swiss acute care hospitals. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2023 Nov 24;12(1):134.

Bielicki I, Schmid H, Atkinson A, Kahlert CR, Berger C, Troillet N, Marschall J, Bielicki JA; Swissnoso. Association between perioperative prophylaxis with cefuroxime plus metronidazole or amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and surgical site infections in paediatric uncomplicated appendectomy: a Swiss retrospective cohort study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2023 Sep 25;12(1):106.

Stavropoulou E, Atkinson A, Eisenring MC, Fux CA, Marschall J, Senn L, Troillet N. Association of antimicrobial perioperative prophylaxis with cefuroxime plus metronidazole or amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and surgical site infections in colorectal surgery. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2023 Sep 19;12(1):105.

Januel JM, Lotfinejad N, Grant R, Tschudin-Sutter S, Schreiber PW, Grandbastien B, Jent P, Lo Priore E, Scherrer A, Harbarth S, Catho G, Buetti N; Swissnoso. Predictive performance of automated surveillance algorithms for intravascular catheter bloodstream infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2023 Aug 31;12(1):87.

Sommerstein R, Troillet N, Harbarth S, de Kraker MEA, Vuichard-Gysin D, Kuster SP, Widmer AF; Swissnoso group. Timing of Cefuroxime Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Its Association With Surgical Site Infections. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jun 1;6(6):e2317370.

Pfeiffer Y, Atkinson A, Maag J, Lane MA, Schwappach D, Marschall J. Are cross-sectional safety climate survey results in operating room staff associated with the surgical site infection rates in Swiss hospitals? BMJ Open. 2023 Apr 19;13(4):e066514.

Damonti L, Atkinson A, Fontannaz L, Burnham JP, Jent P, Troillet N, Widmer A, Marschall J; for Swissnoso; National Center for Infection Control. Influence of environmental temperature and heatwaves on surgical site infection after hip and knee arthroplasty: a nationwide study. J Hosp Infect. 2023 Mar 30;135:125-131.

Pfeiffer Y, Atkinson A, Maag J, Lane MA, Schwappach DLB, Marschall J. Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Are Safety Climate Level and Its Strength Associated With Self-reported Commitment To, Subjective Norms Toward, and Knowledge About Preventive Measures? J Patient Saf. 2023 Feb 23.

Rüfenacht S, Kohler P, Kuhn R, Flury D, Widmer AF, Schlegel M; Swissnoso. Impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the adherence to hand hygiene practice in hospitals-Data from a Swiss national surveillance system. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023 Jan 10:1-4.

Surial B, Atkinson A, Külpmann R, Brunner A, Hildebrand K, Sicre B, Troillet N, Widmer A, Rolli E, Maag J, Marschall J. Better Operating Room Ventilation as Determined by a Novel Ventilation Index is Associated With Lower Rates of Surgical Site Infections. Ann Surg. 2022 Nov 1;276(5):e353-e360.

Piezzi V, Atkinson A, Jent P, Troillet N, Zwahlen M, Widmer A, Marschall J. Focusing on the follow-up for detecting surgical site infections after total joint arthroplasty and cardiac surgery: A cohort study from the Swiss national surveillance system, 2009-2018. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 May 5:1-2.

Bellini C, Eder M, Senn L, Sommerstein R, Vuichard-Gysin D, Schmiedel Y, Schlegel M, Harbarth S, Troillet N. Providing care to patients in contact isolation: is the systematic use of gloves still indicated? Swiss Med Wkly. 2022 Feb 7;152:w30110.

Vuichard-Gysin D, Sommerstein R, Kronenberg A, Buetti N, Eder M, Piezzi V, Gardiol C, Schlegel M, Harbarth S, Widmer A; for Swissnoso. High adherence to national IPC guidelines as key to sustainable VRE control in Swiss hospitals: a cross-sectional survey. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2022 Jan 28;11(1):19.

Sommerstein R, Atkinson A, Kuster SP, Vuichard-Gysin D, Harbarth S, Troillet N, Widmer AF; Swissnoso Network. Association Between Antimicrobial Prophylaxis With Double-Dose Cefuroxime and Surgical Site Infections in Patients Weighing 80 kg or More. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Dec 1;4(12):e2138926.

Metsini A, Widmer A, Zingg W, Gardiol C, Vuichard-Gysin D, Eder M, Maag J, Schlegel M, Marschall J, Harbarth S, Sommerstein R; The Swissnoso Network. Evaluation of existing and desired measures to monitor, prevent and control healthcare-associated infections in Swiss hospitals. Swiss Med Wkly. 2021 Jul 14;151:w20516.

Atkinson A, Eisenring MC, Troillet N, Kuster SP, Widmer A, Zwahlen M, Marschall J. Surveillance quality correlates with surgical site infection rates in knee and hip arthroplasty and colorectal surgeries: A call to action to adjust reporting of SSI rates. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 18:1-7.

Sommerstein R, Marschall J, Atkinson A, Surbek D, Dominguez-Bello MG, Troillet N, Widmer AF; Swissnoso. Antimicrobial prophylaxis administration after umbilical cord clamping in cesarean section and the risk of surgical site infection: a cohort study with 55,901 patients. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Dec 22;9(1):201.

Schweiger A, Kuster SP, Maag J, Züllig S, Bertschy S, Bortolin E, John G, Sax H, Limacher A, Atkinson A, Schwappach D, Marschall J. Impact of an evidence-based intervention on urinary catheter utilization, associated process indicators, and infectious and non-infectious outcomes. J Hosp Infect. 2020 Oct;106(2):364-371.

Sommerstein R, Fux CA, Vuichard-Gysin D, Abbas M, Marschall J, Balmelli C, Troillet N, Harbarth S, Schlegel M, Widmer A; Swissnoso. Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission by aerosols, the rational use of masks, and protection of healthcare workers from COVID-19. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Jul 6;9(1):100.

Sommerstein R, Atkinson A, Kuster SP, Thurneysen M, Genoni M, Troillet N, Marschall J, Widmer AF; Swissnoso. Antimicrobial prophylaxis and the prevention of surgical site infection in cardiac surgery: an analysis of 21 007 patients in Switzerland. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 1;56(4):800-806.

Zingg W, Metsini A, Balmelli C, Neofytos D, Behnke M, Gardiol C, Widmer A, Pittet D, On Behalf Of The Swissnoso Network. National point prevalence survey on healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals, Switzerland, 2017. Euro Surveill. 2019 Aug;24(32).

Zingg W, Metsini A, Gardiol C, Balmelli C, Behnke M, Troillet N, Widmer A, Pittet D, On Behalf Of The Swissnoso Network. Antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals: national point prevalence survey on healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, Switzerland, 2017. Euro Surveill. 2019 Aug;24(33).

Sommerstein R, Marschall J, Kuster SP, Troillet N, Carrel T, Eckstein FS, Widmer AF; Swissnoso. Cardiovascular daytime varying effect in cardiac surgery on surgical site infections and 1-year mortality: A prospective cohort study with 22,305 patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jun;40(6):727-728.

Martischang R, Buetti N, Balmelli C, Saam M, Widmer A, Harbarth S. Nation-wide survey of screening practices to detect carriers of multi-drug resistant organisms upon admission to Swiss healthcare institutions. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Feb 13;8:37.

Buetti N, Wassilew N, Rion V, Senn L, Gardiol C, Widmer A, Marschall J; for Swissnoso. Emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in Switzerland: a nation-wide survey. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Jan 17;8:16.

Abbas M, de Kraker MEA, Aghayev E, Astagneau P, Aupee M, Behnke M, Bull A, Choi HJ, de Greeff SC, Elgohari S, Gastmeier P, Harrison W, Koek MBG, Lamagni T, Limon E, Løwer HL, Lyytikäinen O, Marimuthu K, Marquess J, McCann R, Prantner I, Presterl E, Pujol M, Reilly J, Roberts C, Segagni Lusignani L, Si D, Szilágyi E, Tanguy J, Tempone S, Troillet N, Worth LJ, Pittet D, Harbarth S. Impact of participation in a surgical site infection surveillance network: results from a large international cohort study. J Hosp Infect. 2018 Dec 7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.12.003.

Schreiber PW, Sax H, Wolfensberger A, Clack L, Kuster SP; Swissnoso. The preventable proportion of healthcare-associated infections 2005-2016: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Sep 20:1-19. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.183

Metsini A, Vazquez M, Sommerstein R, Marschall J, Voide C, Troillet N, Gardiol C, Pittet D, Zingg W, The Swissnoso Network. Point prevalence of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic use in three large Swiss acute-care hospitals. Swiss Med Wkly. 2018 Apr 26;148:w14617.

Abbas M, Aghayev E, Troillet N, Eisenring MC, Kuster SP, Widmer AF, Harbarth S; Swissnoso. Temporal trends and epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infection in the Swiss surveillance network: a cohort study. J Hosp Infect. 2018 Feb;98(2):118-126

Kuster SP, Eisenring MC, Sax H, Troillet N; Swissnoso. Structure, Process, and Outcome Quality of Surgical Site Infection Surveillance in Switzerland. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1172-1181.

Troillet N, Aghayev E, Eisenring MC, Widmer AF; Swissnoso. First Results of the Swiss National Surgical Site Infection Surveillance Program: Who Seeks Shall Find. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;38(6):697-704.

Uçkay I, Sax H, Gayet-Ageron A, Ruef C, Mühlemann K, Troillet N, Petignat C, Bernasconi E, Balmelli C, Widmer A, Boubaker K, Pittet D; Swiss-NOSO network. High proportion of healthcare-associated urinary tract infection in the absence of prior exposure to urinary catheter: a cross-sectional study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2013 Feb 7;2(1):5.

Sax H, Uçkay I, Balmelli C, Bernasconi E, Boubaker K, Mühlemann K, Ruef C, Troillet N, Widmer A, Zanetti G, Pittet D. Overall burden of healthcare-associated infections among surgical patients. Results of a national study. Ann Surg. 2011 Feb;253(2):365-70.

Sax H; Swiss-NOSO. Überwachung der nosokomialen Infektionen in der Schweiz--Methode und Resultate der wiederholten nationalen Prävalenzstudien [Nationwide surveillance of nosocomial infections in Switzerland--methods and results of the Swiss Nosocomial Infection Prevalence Studies (SNIP) in 1999 and 2002]. Ther Umsch. 2004 Mar;61(3):197-203. German.

Harbarth S, Ruef C, Francioli P, Widmer A, Pittet D. Nosocomial infections in Swiss university hospitals: a multi-centre survey and review of the published experience. Swiss-Noso Network. Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 1999 Oct 23;129(42):1521-8.

Widmer AF, Sax H, Pittet D. Infection control and hospital epidemiology outside the United States. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999 Jan;20(1):17-21.

Pittet D, Francioli P, von Overbeck J, Raeber PA, Ruef C, Widmer AF. Infection control in Switzerland. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1995 Jan;16(1):49-56.