Publications

  1. Bauer PR, Sampathkumar P. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in ICU: What Is the Best Prevention Strategy? Crit Care Med 2017 Aug; 45 (8):1413-1414
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  2. O'Horo JC, Sampathkumar P. Infections in Neurocritical Care. Neurocrit Care 2017 Jun 21 Epub 2017 June 21
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  3. Park KH, Greenwood-Quaintance KE, Uhl JR, Cunningham SA, Chia N, Jeraldo PR, Sampathkumar P, Nelson H, Patel R. Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a single large Minnesota medical center in 2015 as assessed using MLST, core genome MLST and spa typing. PLoS One 2017; 12 (6):e0179003 Epub 2017 June 02
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  4. Tan N, Sampath R, Abu Saleh OM, Tweet MS, Jevremovic D, Alniemi S, Wengenack NL, Sampathkumar P, Badley AD. Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection After Cardiothoracic Surgery. Open Forum Infect Dis 2016 Sep; 3 (3):ofw131 Epub 2016 June 16
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  5. Leekha S, Lahr BD, Thompson RL, Sampathkumar P, Duncan AA, Orenstein R. Preoperative risk prediction of surgical site infection requiring hospitalization or reoperation in patients undergoing vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg 2016 Jul; 64 (1):177-84 Epub 2016 Feb 27
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  6. O'Horo JC, Kashyap R, Sevilla Berrios R, Herasevich V, Sampathkumar P. Differentiating infectious and noninfectious ventilator-associated complications: A new challenge. Am J Infect Control 2016 Jun 01; 44 (6):661-5 Epub 2016 Feb 18
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  7. Sampathkumar P, Sanchez JL. Zika Virus in the Americas: A Review for Clinicians. Mayo Clin Proc 2016 Apr; 91 (4):514-21
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  8. O'Horo JC, Cawcutt KA, De Moraes AG, Sampathkumar P, Schears GJ. The Evidence Base for Prophylactic Antibiotics in Patients Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. ASAIO J 2016 Jan-Feb; 62 (1):6-10
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  9. Sampathkumar P. Herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia Current Geriatrics Reports 2016; 5 (1):9-15
  10. Sampathkumar P, Barth JW, Johnson M, Marosek N, Johnson M, Worden W, Lembke J, Twing H, Buechler T, Dhanorker S, Keigley D, Thompson R. Mayo Clinic reduces catheter-associated urinary tract infections through a bundled 6-c approach Joint Commission Journal on Quality & Patient Safety 2016; 42 (6):254-65
  11. Sampathkumar P, Nation L, Folkert C, Wentink JE, Zavaleta KW. 2-107 - A trial of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection to reduce c. difficile infection American Journal of Infection Control 2016; 44 (6):S32-3
  12. Wentink JE, Thompson R, Sampathkumar P. 4-134 - Comparison of cauti cases by 2014 and 2015 National Healthcare Safety Network definitions...43rd annual conference abstracts, apic 2016, Charlotte, NC June 2016 American Journal of Infection Control 2016; 44 (6):S51
  13. Tedja R, Wentink J, O'Horo JC, Thompson R, Sampathkumar P. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Intensive Care Unit Patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015 Nov; 36 (11):1330-4 Epub 2015 July 20
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  14. Lan H, Thongprayoon C, Ahmed A, Herasevich V, Sampathkumar P, Gajic O, O'Horo JC. Automating Quality Metrics in the Era of Electronic Medical Records: Digital Signatures for Ventilator Bundle Compliance. Biomed Res Int 2015; 2015:396508 Epub 2015 June 08
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  15. Tosh PK, Sampathkumar P. What clinicians should know about the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Dec; 89(12):1710-7. Epub 2014 Oct 30.
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  16. Sampathkumar P. Middle East respiratory syndrome: what clinicians need to know. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Aug; 89(8):1153-8. Epub 2014 Jul 14.
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  17. Vasoo S, Madigan T, Cunningham SA, Mandrekar JN, Porter SB, Johnston B, Sampathkumar P, Tosh PK, Johnson JR, Patel R, Banerjee R. Prevalence of rectal colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among international patients hospitalized at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Feb; 35 (2):182-6
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  18. Torres K, Sampathkumar P. Predictors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at hospital admission. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Nov; 41(11):1043-7. Epub 2013 May 21.
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  19. Virk A, Mandrekar J, Berbari EF, Boyce TG, Fischer PR, Kasten MJ, Orenstein R, Rosenblatt JE, Sampathkumar P, Sia I, Springer D, Witzig TE. A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial of an oral synbiotic (AKSB) for prevention of travelers' diarrhea. J Travel Med. 2013 Mar-Apr; 20(2):88-94. Epub 2013 Jan 25.
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  20. Leekha S, Irish CL, Schneider SK, Fernholz EC, Espy MJ, Cunningham SA, Patel R, Juhn YJ, Pritt B, Smith TF, Sampathkumar P. Viral detection using a multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based assay in outpatients with upper respiratory infection. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Feb; 75(2):169-73. Epub 2012 Nov 22.
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  21. 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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  22. Venkata C, Sampathkumar P, Afessa B. Hospitalized patients with 2009 H1N1 influenza infection: the Mayo Clinic experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Sep; 85(9):798-805. Epub 2010 Jul 27.
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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. Sampathkumar P, Drage LA, Martin DP. Herpes zoster (shingles) and postherpetic neuralgia. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Mar; 84(3):274-80.
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  26. Sampathkumar P. Managing health risks of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 2009; 16(1):10-5.
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  27. Sampathkumar P. Drug resistant tuberculosis: a global public health issue. Int J Dermatol. 2008 Oct; 47(10):985-8.
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  28. Mauermann WJ, Sampathkumar P, Thompson RL. Sternal wound infections. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2008 Sep; 22(3):423-36.
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  29. 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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  30. Cooper AD, Wijdicks EF, Sampathkumar P. Mumps encephalitis: return with a vengeance. Rev Neurol Dis. 2007 Spring; 4(2):100-2.
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  31. Sohail MR, Sampathkumar P. Lepromatous leprosy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Feb; 82(2):152.
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  32. Chaudhry R, Nagpaul-Chaudhry I, Buchta WG, Kircher KJ, Sampathkumar P. The prevention and treatment of pertussis. Manag Care Interface. 2007 Feb; 20(2):43-6.
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  33. Zitterkopf NL, Leekha S, Espy MJ, Wood CM, Sampathkumar P, Smith TF. Relevance of influenza a virus detection by PCR, shell vial assay, and tube cell culture to rapid reporting procedures. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Sep; 44(9):3366-7.
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  34. Weems JJ, Steinberg JP, Filler S, Baddley JW, Corey GR, Sampathkumar P, Winston L, John JF, Kubin CJ, Talwani R, Moore T, Patti JM, Hetherington S, Texter M, Wenzel E, Kelley VA, Fowler VG. Phase II, randomized, double-blind, multicenter study comparing the safety and pharmacokinetics of tefibazumab to placebo for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Aug; 50(8):2751-5.
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  35. Sampathkumar P. West Nile virus: epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and prevention. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Sep; 78(9):1137-43; quiz 1144.
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  36. 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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  37. Sampathkumar P, Paya CV. Fusarium infection after solid-organ transplantation. Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Apr 15; 32(8):1237-40. Epub 2001 Mar 27.
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  38. Sampathkumar P, Osmon DR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Prosthetic joint infection due to Staphylococcus lugdunensis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2000 May; 75(5):511-2.
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  39. Sampathkumar P, Paya CV. Management of cytomegalovirus infection after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2000 Mar; 6(2):144-56.
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  40. Sampathkumar P, Scanlon PD, Plevak DJ. Baclofen withdrawal presenting as multiorgan system failure. Anesth Analg 1998 Sep; 87 (3):562-3
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  41. Sampathkumar P, Lerman A, Kim BY, Narr BJ, Poterucha JJ, Torsher LC, Plevak DJ. Post-liver transplantation myocardial dysfunction. Liver Transpl Surg 1998 Sep; 4 (5):399-403
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  42. Rajkumar SV, Sampathkumar P, Gustafson AB. Number needed to treat is a simple measure of treatment efficacy for clinicians. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Jun; 11(6):357-9.
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