Christopher Pfeiffer

Assistant Professor

  • 1437 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 1437 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 4 Comment/debate
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
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2019

Compliance with statewide regulations for communication of patients’ multidrug-resistant organism and Clostridium difficile status during transitions of care

Ellingson, K. D., Noble, B. N., Tran, D., Buser, G. L., Pfeiffer, C. D., Cassidy, P. M., Pierce, R., Beldavs, Z. G. & Furuno, J. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Transfer
Clostridium difficile
Communication
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Compliance

Laboratory practices for identification and reporting of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Department of Veterans Affairs facilities

Fitzpatrick, M. A., Suda, K. J., Ramanathan, S., Guihan, M., Brown, C., Safdar, N., Evans, M., Jones, M. M., Pfeiffer, C., Klutts, J. S., Icardi, M., Perencevich, E., Rubin, M. & Evans, C. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbapenems
Veterans
Enterobacteriaceae
Guidelines
Polymerase Chain Reaction
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pulsed xenon ultraviolet room disinfection devices on microbial counts for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and aerobic bacterial colonies

Zeber, J. E., Pfeiffer, C., Baddley, J. W., Cadena-Zuluaga, J., Stock, E. M., Copeland, L. A., Hendricks, J., Mohammadi, J., Restrepo, M. I. & Jinadatha, C., Jun 1 2018, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 46, 6, p. 668-673 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xenon
Disinfection
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Equipment and Supplies
Aerobic Bacteria
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improving fluoroquinolone use in the outpatient setting using a patient safety initiative

Jindai, K., Goto, M., Mackay, K., Forrest, G. N., Musuuza, J., Safdar, N. & Pfeiffer, C., Sep 1 2018, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 39, 9, p. 1108-1111 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluoroquinolones
Patient Safety
Outpatients
Veterans
Ambulatory Care Facilities
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Isolation on Healthcare Worker Contact and Compliance with Infection Control Practices in Nursing Homes

Pineles, L., Petruccelli, C., Perencevich, E. N., Roghmann, M. C., Gupta, K., Cadena, J., Baracco, G., Pfeiffer, C., Forrest, G., Bradley, S. F., Crnich, C., Reisinger, H. & Morgan, D. J., Jun 1 2018, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 39, 6, p. 683-687 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection Control
Nursing Homes
Hand Hygiene
Delivery of Health Care
Observation
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Failure to Communicate: Transmission of Extensively Drug-Resistant blaOXA-237-Containing Acinetobacter baumannii - Multiple Facilities in Oregon, 2012-2014

Buser, G. L., Cassidy, P. M., Cunningham, M. C., Rudin, S., Hujer, A. M., Vega, R., Furuno, J. P., Marshall, S. H., Higgins, P. G., Jacobs, M. R., Wright, M. S., Adams, M. D., Bonomo, R. A., Pfeiffer, C. & Beldavs, Z. G., Nov 1 2017, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 38, 11, p. 1335-1341 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Disease Outbreaks
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
1 Citation (Scopus)

New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) Escherichia coli isolated from household vacuum cleaner—Oregon, 2013

Buser, G. L., Cassidy, P. M., Pfeiffer, C., Townes, J., Morey, K. E., Rayar, J., Kutumbaka, K. K., Han, S., Nadala, C., Samadpour, M., Weissman, S. J., Vega, R. & Beldavs, Z. G., 2017, In : IDCases. 9, p. 56-58 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vacuum
Escherichia coli
Ambulatory Care
7 Citations (Scopus)

Nosocomial outbreak of extensively drug-resistant acinetobacter baumannii isolates containing blaOXA-237 carried on a plasmid

Hujer, A. M., Higgins, P. G., Rudin, S. D., Buser, G. L., Marshall, S. H., Xanthopoulou, K., Seifert, H., Rojas, L. J., Domitrovic, T. N., Cassidy, P. M., Cunningham, M. C., Vega, R., Furuno, J. P., Pfeiffer, C., Beldavs, Z. G., Wright, M. S., Jacobs, M. R., Adams, M. D. & Bonomo, R. A., Nov 1 2017, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 61, 11, e00797-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Acinetobacter baumannii
Carbapenems
Disease Outbreaks
Plasmids
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)
Acinetobacter
Carbapenems
Bacteremia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection Control
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

A cross-sectional analysis of HIV and hepatitis C clinical trials 2007 to 2010: The relationship between industry sponsorship and randomized study design

Goswami, N. D., Tsalik, E. L., Naggie, S., Miller, W. C., Horton, J. R., Pfeiffer, C. & Hicks, C. B., Jan 22 2014, In : Trials. 15, 1, 31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hepatitis C
Industry
Cross-Sectional Studies
Clinical Trials
HIV
13 Citations (Scopus)

Establishment of a statewide network for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae prevention in a low-incidence region

Pfeiffer, C., Cunningham, M. C., Poissant, T., Furuno, J. P., Townes, J., Leitz, A., Thomas, A., Buser, G. L., Arao, R. F. & Beldavs, Z. G., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 4, p. 356-361 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
Incidence
Epidemiology
Microbiology
2013
393 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing echinocandin resistance in candida glabrata: Clinical failure correlates with presence of FKS mutations and elevated minimum inhibitory concentrations

Alexander, B. D., Johnson, M. D., Pfeiffer, C., Jiménez-Ortigosa, C., Catania, J., Booker, R., Castanheira, M., Messer, S. A., Perlin, D. S. & Pfaller, M. A., Jun 15 2013, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 12, p. 1724-1732 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Echinocandins
Candida glabrata
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Fluconazole
Mutation
17 Citations (Scopus)

The State of Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials: A Systematic Review of ClinicalTrials.gov

Goswami, N. D., Pfeiffer, C., Horton, J. R., Chiswell, K., Tasneem, A. & Tsalik, E. L., Oct 16 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 10, e77086.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
systematic review
infectious diseases
Communicable Diseases
clinical trials
Clinical Trials
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

Disseminated mycobacterium immunogenum infection presenting with septic shock and skin lesions in a renal transplant recipient

Biggs, H. M., Chudgar, S. M., Pfeiffer, C., Rice, K. R., Zaas, A. K. & Wolfe, C. R., Aug 1 2012, In : Transplant Infectious Disease. 14, 4, p. 415-421 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium Infections
Mycobacterium
Septic Shock
Kidney
Skin
15 Citations (Scopus)

Genotypic resistance testing creates new treatment challenges: Two cases of oxacillin-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Sharff, K. A., Monecke, S., Slaughter, S., Forrest, G., Pfeiffer, C., Ehricht, R. & Oethinger, M., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50, 12, p. 4151-4153 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oxacillin
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Microarray Analysis
Bacteremia
Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
68 Citations (Scopus)

Β-D-glucan surveillance with preemptive anidulafungin for invasive candidiasis in intensive care unit patients: A randomized pilot study

Hanson, K. E., Pfeiffer, C., Lease, E. D., Balch, A. H., Zaas, A. K., Perfect, J. R. & Alexander, B. D., Aug 6 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 8, e42282.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
anidulafungin
Invasive Candidiasis
Intensive care units
candidiasis
glucans
2011
57 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitation of Candida CFU in initial positive blood cultures

Pfeiffer, C., Samsa, G. P., Schell, W. A., Reller, L. B., Perfect, J. R. & Alexander, B. D., Aug 1 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49, 8, p. 2879-2883 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Candida
Infection
DNA
Candidemia
Indwelling Catheters
2010
150 Citations (Scopus)

Breakthrough invasive candidiasis in patients on micafungin

Pfeiffer, C., Garcia-Effron, G., Zaas, A. K., Perfect, J. R., Perlin, D. S. & Alexander, B. D., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 48, 7, p. 2373-2380 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Invasive Candidiasis
caspofungin
Echinocandins
Genes
Mutation
2007
7 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiologic features of human babesiosis in Wisconsin, 1996-2005

Pfeiffer, C., Kazmierczak, J. J. & Davis, J. P., Sep 3 2007, In : Wisconsin Medical Journal. 106, 4, p. 191-195 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Babesiosis
Lyme Disease
Ticks
Thrombocytopenia
Anemia
2006
650 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis using a galactomannan assay: A meta-analysis

Pfeiffer, C., Fine, J. P. & Safdar, N., May 15 2006, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 42, 10, p. 1417-1427 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aspergillosis
Meta-Analysis
Confidence Intervals
Immunocompromised Host
Sensitivity and Specificity