Mathers AJ, Vegesana K, Mesner IG, Barry KE, Pannone A, Baumann J, Crook DW, Stoesser N, Kotay S, Carroll J, Sifri, CD. Intensive Care Unit Wastewater Interventions to Prevent Transmission of Multi-species Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC) Producing Organisms. Clinical Infectious Diseases, , ciy052,  PMID:29409044

Kotay S, Chai W, Guilford W, Barry K, Mathers AJ. Spread from the Sink to the Patient: in situ Study Using Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) Expressing- Escherichia coli to Model Bacterial Dispersion from Hand Washing Sink Trap Reservoirs. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017 Feb 24. pii: AEM.03327-16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03327-16. PMID: 28235877.

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Kizny Gordon AE, Mathers AJ, Cheong EY, Gottlieb T, Kotay S, Walker AS, Peto TE, Crook DW, Stoesser N. Is the hospital water environment a reservoir for carbapenem-resistant organisms causing hospital-acquired infections? A systematic review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 13. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix132. PMID: 28200000


Orr RP, Chai W, Cheruvanky A, Denecke M, Carroll J, Mathers AJ. Analysis of Surface Longevity of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-Producing Enterobacteriaceae on an Environmental Surface. American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting (ASM Microbe) Boston, MA (2016) Poster SA-212

Subramanian P, Hasan NA, Grim C, Mathers AJ, White JR, Isom R, Colwell R. Metagenomic Evaluation of Sink Trap Biofilms as a Nosocomial Reservoir for Carbapenemase Producing Gammaproteobacteria. American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting (ASM Microbe) Boston, MA (2016) Poster LB-082