Publications

  1. Shah H, Hellinger WC, Heckman MG, Diehl N, Shalev JA, Willingham DL, Taner CB, Perry DK, Nguyen J. Surgical site infection after liver re-transplantation: incidence and risk factors. Liver Transpl. 2014 Apr 18.
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  2. Welch M, Uslan DZ, Greenspon AJ, Sohail MR, Baddour LM, Blank E, Carrillo RG, Danik SB, Del Rio A, Hellinger W, Le KY, Miro JM, Naber C, Peacock JE, Vikram HR, Tseng CH, Prutkin JM, for the MEDIC Investigators. Variability in Clinical Features of Early Versus Late Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Pocket Infections. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Mortensen E, Hellinger W, Keller C, Cowan LS, Shaw T, Hwang S, Pegues D, Ahmedov S, Salfinger M, Bower WA. Three cases of donor-derived pulmonary tuberculosis in lung transplant recipients and review of 12 previously reported cases: opportunities for early diagnosis and prevention. Transpl Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 16(1):67-75. Epub 2014 Jan 03.
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  4. Mortensen E, Hellinger W, Keller C, Cowan LS, Shaw T, Hwang S, Pegues D, Ahmedov S, Salfinger M, Bower WA. Three cases of donor-derived pulmonary tuberculosis in lung transplant recipients, review of 12 previously reported cases: opportunities for early diagnosis and prevention. Transplant Infectious Disease. 2014; 0:1-9.
  5. Shah H, Bosch W, Thompson KM, Hellinger WC. Intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection. Neurohospitalist. 2013 Jul; 3(3):144-51.
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  6. Katsolis JG, Bosch W, Heckman MG, Diehl NN, Shalev JA, Pungpapong S, Gonwa TA, Hellinger WC. Evaluation of risk factors for cytomegalovirus infection and disease occurring within 1 year of liver transplantation in high-risk patients. Transpl Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 15(2):171-80. Epub 2013 Jan 18.
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  7. Bosch W, Poowanawittayakom N, Chaikriangkrai K, Mendez J, Hellinger WC, Gonwa TA, Krishna M, Pungpapong S. Tuberculous hepatitis in renal transplant recipients following alemtuzumab induction therapy. Transpl Infect Dis. 2013 Feb; 15(1):E33-9. Epub 2012 Dec 26.
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  8. Hellinger WC, Grant RL, Hernke DA, Shalev JA, Barber BW, Meek SE, Jones AD, Thompson KM. Glucose meters and opportunities for in-hospital transmission of infection: Quantitative assessment and management with and without patient assignment. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2013; 15(Suppl 1):S9-10.
  9. Bosch W, Heckman MG, Pungpapong S, Diehl NN, Shalev JA, Hellinger WC. Association of cytomegalovirus infection and disease with recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation. Transplantation. 2012 Apr 15; 93(7):723-8.
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  10. Hellinger WC, Bacalis LP, Kay RS, Thompson ND, Xia GL, Lin Y, Khudyakov YE, Perz JF. Health care-associated hepatitis C virus infections attributed to narcotic diversion. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Apr 3; 156(7):477-82.
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  11. Magill SS, Hellinger W, Cohen J, Kay R, Bailey C, Boland B, Carey D, de Guzman J, Dominguez K, Edwards J, Goraczewski L, Horan T, Miller M, Phelps M, Saltford R, Seibert J, Smith B, Starling P, Viergutz B, Walsh K, Rathore M, Guzman N, Fridkin S. Prevalence of healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals in Jacksonville, Florida. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Mar; 33(3):283-91. Epub 2012 Jan 12.
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  12. Hellinger WC, Grant RL, Hernke DA, Shalev JA, Barber BW, Meek SE, Jones AD, Thompson KM. Glucose meters and opportunities for in-hospital transmission of infection: Quantitative assessment and management with and without patient assignment. Am J Infect Control. 2011 Nov; 39(9):752-6. Epub 2011 Jun 23.
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  13. Bosch W, Heckman MG, Diehl NN, Shalev JA, Pungpapong S, Hellinger WC. Association of cytomegalovirus infection and disease with death and graft loss after liver transplant in high-risk recipients. Am J Transplant. 2011 Oct; 11(10):2181-9. Epub 2011 Aug 09.
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  14. Hellinger WC, Heckman MG, Crook JE, Taner CB, Willingham DL, Diehl NN, Zubair AC, Shalev JA, Nguyen JH. Association of surgeon with surgical site infection after liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep; 11(9):1877-84. Epub 2011 Aug 09.
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  15. Hughes CB, Dickson RC, Krishna M, Willingham DL, Satyanarayana R, Harnois DM, Keaveny AP, Rosser B, Aranda-Michel J, Kramer DJ, Hellinger W, Mendez J. HCV recurrence in HIV-infected patients after liver transplant. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2010 Mar-Apr; 9(2):87-93. Epub 2010 Mar 31.
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  16. Thompson ND, Hellinger WC, Kay RS, Cohen L, Ragan P, Voss RA, Bacalis LP, Xia G, Keating MR, Dickson RC, Hughes CB, Williams IT, Perz JF. Healthcare-associated hepatitis C virus transmission among patients in an abdominal organ transplant center. Transpl Infect Dis. 2009 Aug; 11(4):324-9. Epub 2009 May 26.
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  17. Steinberg JP, Braun BI, Hellinger WC, Kusek L, Bozikis MR, Bush AJ, Dellinger EP, Burke JP, Simmons B, Kritchevsky SB, Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Errors (TRAPE) Study Group. Timing of antimicrobial prophylaxis and the risk of surgical site infections: results from the Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Errors. Ann Surg. 2009 Jul; 250(1):10-6.
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  18. Hellinger WC, Crook JE, Heckman MG, Diehl NN, Shalev JA, Zubair AC, Willingham DL, Hewitt WR, Grewal HP, Nguyen JH, Hughes CB. Surgical site infection after liver transplantation: risk factors and association with graft loss or death. Transplantation. 2009 May 15; 87(9):1387-93.
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  19. Albright JB, Bonatti H, Mendez J, Kramer D, Stauffer J, Hinder R, Michel JA, Dickson RC, Hughes C, Nguyen J, Chua H, Hellinger W. Early and late onset Clostridium difficile-associated colitis following liver transplantation. Transpl Int. 2007 Oct; 20(10):856-66.
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  20. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses, Hellinger WC, Bacalis LP, Edelhauser HF, Mamalis N, Milstein B, Masket S, ASCRS Ad Hoc Task Force on Cleaning and Sterilization of Intraocular Instrumen Recommended practices for cleaning and sterilizing intraocular surgical instruments. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007 Jun; 33(6):1095-100.
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  21. Hellinger WC, Bonatti H, Machicao VI, Yao JD, Brumble LM, Alvarez S, Weigand SD, Dickson RC, Harnois DM, Spivey JR, Stapelfeldt WH, Hughes CB, Nguyen JH, Steers JL. Effect of antiviral chemoprophylaxis on adverse clinical outcomes associated with cytomegalovirus after liver transplantation. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Aug; 81(8):1029-33.
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  22. Pungpapong S, Alvarez S, Hellinger WC, Kramer DJ, Willingham DL, Mendez JC, Nguyen JH, Hewitt WR, Aranda-Michel J, Harnois DM, Rosser BG, Hughes CB, Grewal HP, Satyanarayana R, Dickson RC, Steers JL, Keaveny AP. Peritonitis after liver transplantation: Incidence, risk factors, microbiology profiles, and outcome. Liver Transpl. 2006 Aug; 12(8):1244-52.
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  23. Bonatti H, Mendez J, Guerrero I, Krishna M, Ananda-Michel J, Yao J, Steers JL, Hellinger W, Dickson RC, Alvarez S. Disseminated Bartonella infection following liver transplantation. Transpl Int. 2006 Aug; 19(8):683-7.
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  24. Hellinger WC, Hasan SA, Bacalis LP, Thornblom DM, Beckmann SC, Blackmore C, Forster TS, Tirey JF, Ross MJ, Nilson CD, Mamalis N, Crook JE, Bendel RE, Shetty R, Stewart MW, Bolling JP, Edelhauser HF. Outbreak of toxic anterior segment syndrome following cataract surgery associated with impurities in autoclave steam moisture. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Mar; 27(3):294-8. Epub 2006 Feb 22.
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  25. Aduen JF, Hellinger WC, Kramer DJ, Stapelfeldt WH, Bonatti H, Crook JE, Steers JL, Burger CD. Spectrum of pneumonia in the current era of liver transplantation and its effect on survival. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Oct; 80(10):1303-6.
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  26. Hellinger WC, Bonatti H, Yao JD, Alvarez S, Brumble LM, Keating MR, Mendez JC, Kramer DJ, Dickson RC, Harnois DM, Spivey JR, Hughes CB, Nguyen JH, Steers JL. Risk stratification and targeted antifungal prophylaxis for prevention of aspergillosis and other invasive mold infections after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2005 Jun; 11(6):656-62.
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  27. Iwamoto M, Jernigan DB, Guasch A, Trepka MJ, Blackmore CG, Hellinger WC, Pham SM, Zaki S, Lanciotti RS, Lance-Parker SE, DiazGranados CA, Winquist AG, Perlino CA, Wiersma S, Hillyer KL, Goodman JL, Marfin AA, Chamberland ME, Petersen LR, Blake P, Bower Transmission of West Nile virus from an organ donor to four transplant recipients. N Engl J Med. 2003 May 29; 348(22):2196-203.
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  28. Bratton RL, Brazis PW, Hellinger WC, Wharen RE Jr, Broderick DF. Aspergillosis related to long-term nasal corticosteroid use. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Dec; 77(12):1353-7.
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  29. Lisson SW, Hellinger WC, Parra RO. Primary bilateral parenchymal renal Aspergillus infection. Urology. 2002 Aug; 60(2):345.
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  30. Hellinger WC, Yao JD, Alvarez S, Blair JE, Cawley JJ, Paya CV, O'Brien PC, Spivey JR, Dickson RC, Harnois DM, Douglas DD, Hughes CB, Nguyen JH, Mulligan DC, Steers JL. A randomized, prospective, double-blinded evaluation of selective bowel decontamination in liver transplantation. Transplantation. 2002 Jun 27; 73(12):1904-9.
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  31. Razonable RR, Rivero A, Rodriguez A, Wilson J, Daniels J, Jenkins G, Larson T, Hellinger WC, Spivey JR, Paya CV. Allograft rejection predicts the occurrence of late-onset cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease among CMV-mismatched solid organ transplant patients receiving prophylaxis with oral ganciclovir. J Infect Dis. 2001 Dec 1; 184(11):1461-4. Epub 2001 Oct 23.
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  32. Maniu CV, Hellinger WC, Chu SY, Palmer R, Alvarez-Elcoro S. Failure of treatment for chronic Mycobacterium abscessus meningitis despite adequate clarithromycin levels in cerebrospinal fluid. Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Sep 1; 33(5):745-8. Epub 2001 Aug 06.
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  33. Hellinger WC. Confronting the problem of increasing antibiotic resistance. South Med J. 2000 Sep; 93(9):842-8.
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  34. Martinez M, Lee AS, Hellinger WC, Kaplan J. Vertebral Aspergillus osteomyelitis and acute diskitis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 1999 Jun; 74(6):579-83.
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  35. Hellinger WC, Brewer NS. Carbapenems and monobactams: imipenem, meropenem, and aztreonam. Mayo Clin Proc. 1999 Apr; 74(4):420-34.
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  36. Ng CS, Hellinger WC. Superficial cutaneous abscess and multiple brain abscesses from Nocardia asteroides in an immunocompetent patient. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1998 Nov; 39(5 Pt 1):793-4.
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  37. Hellinger WC, Cawley JJ, Alvarez S, Hogan SF, Harmesen WS, Ilstrup DM, Cockerill FR 3rd. Assessment of routine use of an anaerobic bottle in a three-component, high-volume blood culture system. J Clin Microbiol. 1996 Oct; 34(10):2544-7.
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  38. Hellinger WC, Oldenburg WA, Alvarez S. Vascular and other serious infections with mycobacterium bovis after bacillus of Calmette-Guerin therapy for bladder cancer. South Med J. 1995 Dec; 88(12):1212-6.
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  39. Epps RE, el-Azhary RA, Hellinger WC, Winkelmann RK, Van Scoy RE. Disseminated cutaneous Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare resembling sarcoidosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1995 Sep; 33(3):528-31.
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  40. Hellinger WC, Smilack JD, Greider JL Jr, Alvarez S, Trigg SD, Brewer NS, Edson RS. Localized soft-tissue infections with Mycobacterium avium/Mycobacterium intracellulare complex in immunocompetent patients: granulomatous tenosynovitis of the hand or wrist. Clin Infect Dis. 1995 Jul; 21(1):65-9.
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  41. Hellinger WC, Cawley JJ, Alvarez S, Hogan SF, Harmsen WS, Ilstrup DM, Cockerill FR 3rd. Clinical comparison of the isolator and BacT/Alert aerobic blood culture systems. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Jul; 33(7):1787-90.
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  42. Hellinger WC, Alvarez S. Cholera in the United States. Dig Dis. 1995 May-Jun; 13(3):190-8.
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  43. Hellinger WC, Bolling JP, Smith TF, Campbell JK. Varicella-zoster virus retinitis in a patient with AIDS-related complex: case report and brief review of the acute retinal necrosis syndrome. Clin Infect Dis. 1993; 16:208-212.
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  44. Hellinger WC, Rouse MS, Rabadan PM, Henry NK, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR. Continuous intravenous versus intermittent ampicillin therapy of experimental endocarditis caused by aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1992 Jun; 36(6):1272-5.
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  45. Brewer NS, Hellinger WC. The monobactams. Mayo Clin Proc. 1991 Nov; 66(11):1152-7.
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  46. Hellinger WC, Brewer NS. Imipenem. Mayo Clin Proc. 1991 Oct; 66(10):1074-81.
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  47. Hellinger WC, Smith TF, Van Scoy RE, Spitzer PG, Forgacs P, Edson RS. Chronic fatigue syndrome and the diagnostic utility of antibody to Epstein-Barr virus early antigen. JAMA. 1988 Aug 19; 260(7):971-3.
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