Publications

  1. Goede WJ, Lovely JK, Thompson RL, Cima RR. Assessment of prophylactic antibiotic use in patients with surgical site infections. Hosp Pharm. 2013 Jul; 48(7):560-7.
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  2. Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Lahr B, Eckel-Passow JE, Tsaras G, Hanssen AD, Mabry T, Steckelberg J, Thompson R. The Mayo prosthetic joint infection risk score: implication for surgical site infection reporting and risk stratification. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Aug; 33(8):774-81. Epub 2012 Jun 20.
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  3. Nabhan M, Elraiyah T, Brown DR, Dilling J, LeBlanc A, Montori VM, Morgenthaler T, Naessens J, Prokop L, Roger V, Swensen S, Thompson RL, Murad MH. What is preventable harm in healthcare? A systematic review of definitions. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012; 12:128. Epub 2012 May 25.
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  4. Cervini P, Hesley GK, Thompson RL, Sampathkumar P, Knudsen JM. Incidence of infectious complications after an ultrasound-guided intervention. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Oct; 195(4):846-50.
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  5. Leekha S, Sampathkumar P, Berry DJ, Thompson RL. Should national standards for reporting surgical site infections distinguish between primary and revision orthopedic surgeries? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 May; 31(5):503-8.
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  6. El-Nashar SA, Diehl CL, Swanson CL, Thompson RL, Cliby WA, Famuyide AO, Stanhope CR. Extended antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of surgical-site infections in morbidly obese women who undergo combined hysterectomy and medically indicated panniculectomy: a cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar; 202(3):306.e1-9.
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  7. Leekha S, Thompson RL, Sampathkumar P. Epidemiology and control of pertussis outbreaks in a tertiary care center and the resource consumption associated with these outbreaks. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 May; 30(5):467-73.
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  8. Kreuziger LM, Tafur AJ, Thompson RL. 79-year-old man with fever, malaise, and jaundice. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Mar; 84(3):281-4.
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  9. Mauermann WJ, Sampathkumar P, Thompson RL. Sternal wound infections. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2008 Sep; 22(3):423-36.
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  10. Leekha S, Zitterkopf NL, Espy MJ, Smith TF, Thompson RL, Sampathkumar P. Duration of influenza A virus shedding in hospitalized patients and implications for infection control. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Sep; 28(9):1071-6. Epub 2007 Jul 06.
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  11. Siddiqui MA, Thompson RL. 21-year-old woman with flank pain. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 May; 81(5):673-6.
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  12. Wilson JW, Oyen LJ, Ou NN, McMahon MM, Thompson RL, Manahan JM, Graner KK, Lovely JK, Estes LL. Hospital rules-based system: the next generation of medical informatics for patient safety. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2005 Mar 1; 62(5):499-505.
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  13. Sloan LM, Uhl JR, Vetter EA, Schleck CD, Harmsen WS, Manahan J, Thompson RL, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of the Roche LightCycler vanA/vanB detection assay and culture for detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from perianal swabs. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jun; 42(6):2636-43.
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  14. Gami AS, Antonios VS, Thompson RL, Chaliki HP, Ammash NM. Q fever endocarditis in the United States. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Feb; 79(2):253-7.
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  15. Sampathkumar P, Temesgen Z, Smith TF, Thompson RL. SARS: epidemiology, clinical presentation, management, and infection control measures. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Jul; 78(7):882-90.
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  16. Prabhu RM, Prasad A, Thompson RL. A man with a prosthetic aortic valve and subacute calf pain. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Mar 1; 36(5):608, 669-70.
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  17. Issa N, Thompson RL. Diagnosing, managing septic arthritis: a practice approach. J Musculoskeletal Med. 2003; 20:70-79.
  18. Hassan I, Brilakis ES, Thompson RL, Que FG. Surgical management of abdominal tuberculosis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Nov-Dec; 6(6):862-7.
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  19. Issa NC, Thompson RL. Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome. Suspicion and prevention are keys to control. Postgrad Med. 2001 Oct; 110(4):55-6, 59-62.
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  20. Patel R, Allen SL, Manahan JM, Wright AJ, Krom RA, Wiesner RH, Persing DH, Cockerill FR, Thompson RL. Natural history of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal colonization in liver and kidney transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2001 Jan; 7(1):27-31.
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  21. Kelly DG, Burnes JU, Thompson RL. HPN catheter infections: 100 years' experience. Clin Nutrition. 2001; 20(3):34.
  22. Gustafson DR, Vetter EA, Larson DR, Ilstrup DM, Maker MD, Thompson RL, Cockerill FR 3rd. Effects of 4 hand-drying methods for removing bacteria from washed hands: a randomized trial. Mayo Clin Proc. 2000 Jul; 75(7):705-8.
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  23. Aviles RJ, Dockrell DH, Thompson RL. 52-year-old man with shortness of breath. Mayo Clin Proc. 2000 Apr; 75(4):417-20.
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  24. Tang YW, Waddington MG, Smith DH, Manahan JM, Kohner PC, Highsmith LM, Li HJ, Cockerill FR, Thompson RL, Montgomery SO, Persing DH. Comparison of protein A gene sequencing with pulsed-field cel electrophoresis and epidemiologic data for molecular typing of methicillin- resistant staphylococcus aureus. J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Apr; 38(4):1347-51.
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  25. Frost MH, Thompson R, Thiemann KB. Importance of format and design in print patient information. Cancer Pract. 1999 Jan-Feb; 7(1):22-7.
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  26. Thompson RL, Wright AJ. General principles of antimicrobial therapy. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998 Oct; 73(10):995-1006.
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  27. Cockerill FR 3rd, Thompson RL, Musser JM, Schlievert PM, Talbot J, Holley KE, Harmsen WS, Ilstrup DM, Kohner PC, Kim MH, Frankfort B, Manahan JM, Steckelberg JM, Roberson F, Wilson WR. Molecular, serological, and clinical features of 16 consecutive cases of invasive streptococcal disease. Southeastern Minnesota Streptococcal Working Group. Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Jun; 26(6):1448-58.
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  28. Cockerill FR 3rd, MacDonald KL, Thompson RL, Roberson F, Kohner PC, Besser-Wiek J, Manahan JM, Musser JM, Schlievert PM, Talbot J, Frankfort B, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR, Osterholm MT. An outbreak of invasive group A streptococcal disease associated with high carriage rates of the invasive clone among school-aged children. JAMA. 1997 Jan 1; 277(1):38-43.
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  29. The Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Investigators. Adjusted-dose warfarin versus low-intensity, fixed-dose warfarin plus aspirin for high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation: Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation III randomised clinical trial. Lancet. 1996 Sep 7; 348(9028):633-8.
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  30. Badley AD, Steckelberg JM, Wollan PC, Thompson RL. Infectious rates of central venous pressure catheters: comparison between newly placed catheters and those that have been changed. Mayo Clin Proc. 1996 Sep; 71(9):838-46.
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  31. Thompson R. Prevention of nosocomial pneumonia. Med Clin North Am. 1994 Sep; 78(5):1185-98.
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  32. O'Keefe SJ, Burnes JU, Thompson RL. Recurrent sepsis in home parenteral nutrition patients: an analysis of risk factors. JPEN: Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition. 1994 May-Jun; 18(3):256-63.
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  33. Cockerill FR III, Thompson RL. Today's role for selective decontamination of the digestive tract: can antibiotic prophylaxis prevent nosocomial infection? J Crit Illn. 1994; 9:486-504.
  34. Aerdts SJA, Clasener HAL, Blair PHB, Rowlands BJ, Brun-Buisson C, Legrand P, Cerra FB, Duffin D, Cockerill FR III, et al. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of selective decontamination of the digestive tract. Br Med J. 1993; 307:525-532.
  35. Cockerill FR 3rd, Muller SR, Anhalt JP, Marsh HM, Farnell MB, Mucha P, Gillespie DJ, Ilstrup DM, Larson-Keller JJ, Thompson RL. Prevention of infection in critically ill patients by selective decontamination of the digestive tract. Ann Intern Med. 1992 Oct 1; 117(7):545-53.
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  36. Thompson RL. AIDS 1992. The Practice of Internal Medicine-1992 1992 May 11-15; 245-8.
  37. Corona ML, Peters SG, Narr BJ, Thompson RL. Infections related to central venous catheters. Mayo Clin Proc. 1990 Jul; 65(7):979-86.
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  38. Paya CV, Guerra L, Marsh HM, Farnell MB, Washington J 2nd, Thompson RL. Limited usefulness of quantitative culture of blood drawn through the device for diagnosis of intravascular-device-related bacteremia. J Clin Microbiol. 1989 Jul; 27(7):1431-3.
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  39. Guerra-Romero L, Telenti A, Thompson RL, Roberts GD. Polymicrobial fungemia: microbiology, clinical features, and significance. Rev Infect Dis. 1989 Mar-Apr; 11(2):208-12.
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  40. Jain NK, Larson DE, Schroeder KW, Burton DD, Cannon KP, Thompson RL, DiMagno EP. Antibiotic prophylaxis for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. A prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial. Ann Intern Med. 1987 Dec; 107(6):824-8.
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  41. Thompson RL. Cephalosporin, carbapenem, and monobactam antibiotics. Mayo Clin Proc. 1987 Sep; 62(9):821-34.
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  42. Walker RC, Henry NK, Washington JA 2nd, Thompson RL. Lysis-centrifugation blood culture technique. Clinical impact in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Arch Intern Med. 1986 Dec; 146(12):2341-3.
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  43. Thompson RL, Wright AJ. Antimicrobial therapy in musculoskeletal surgery. Orthop Clin North Am. 1984 Jul; 15(3):547-64.
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  44. Verbrugh HA, Nelson RD, Peterson PK, Wilkinson BJ, Thompson RL. Serology of staphylococcus aureus infections using multiple antigens and serial serum samples. J Infect Dis. 1983 Sep; 148:618.
  45. Henry NK, McLimans CA, Wright AJ, Thompson RL, Wilson WR, Washington JA 2nd. Microbiological and clinical evaluation of the isolator lysis-centrifugation blood culture tube. J Clin Microbiol. 1983 May; 17(5):864-9.
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  46. Thompson RL, Wright AJ. Cephalosporin antibiotics. Mayo Clin Proc. 1983 Feb; 58(2):79-87.
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  47. Fitzgerald RH, Thompson RL. Cephalosporin antibiotics in the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal sepsis. J Bone Joint Surg. 1983; 65A:1201-5.
  48. Wright AJ, Thompson RL, McLimans CA, Wilson WR, Washington JA 2nd. The antimicrobial removal device. A microbiological and clinical evaluation. Am J Clin Pathol. 1982 Aug; 78(2):173-7.
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  49. Thompson RL. Staphylococcal infective endocarditis. Mayo Clin Proc. 1982 Feb; 57(2):106-14.
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  50. Wilson WR, Thompson RL, Wilkowske CJ, Washington JA 2nd, Giuliani ER, Geraci JE. Short-term therapy for streptococcal infective endocarditis. Combined intramuscular administration of penicillin and streptomycin. JAMA. 1981 Jan 23-30; 245(4):360-3.
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  51. Wilson WR, Nichols DR, Thompson RL, Giuliani ER, Geraci JE. Infective endocarditis: therapeutic considerations. Am Heart J. 1980 Nov; 100(5):689-704.
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  52. Pien FD, Thompson RL, Deye D, Roberts GD. Rhodotorula septicemia: two cases and a review of the literature. Mayo Clin Proc. 1980 Apr; 55(4):258-60.
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  53. Wilson WR, Geraci JE, Danielson GK, Thompson RL, Spittell JA Jr, Washington JR 2nd, Giuliani ER. Anticoagulant therapy and central nervous system complications in patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis. Circulation. 1978 May; 57(5):1004-7.
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  54. Thompson RL. The cephalosporins. Mayo Clin Proc. 1977 Oct; 52(10):625-30.
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  55. Pien FD, Thompson RL, Martin WJ. Clinical and bacteriologic studies of anaerobic gram-positive cocci. Mayo Clin Proc. 1972 Apr; 47(4):251-7.
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  56. Thompson RL, Tamm I, Herrmann EC Jr. Section V. Antiviral agents, past, present, and future. Panel discussion. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1965 Jul 30; 130:317-329.