Eells Samantha

Title(s)Assistant Researcher, Division of Infectious Diseases
SchoolHarbor UCLA Medical Center
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    1. Huang SS, Singh R, McKinnell JA, Park S, Gombosev A, Eells SJ, Gillen DL, Kim D, Rashid S, Macias-Gil R, Bolaris MA, Tjoa T, Cao C, Hong SS, Lequieu J, Cui E, Chang J, He J, Evans K, Peterson E, Simpson G, Robinson P, Choi C, Bailey CC, Leo JD, Amin A, Goldmann D, Jernigan JA, Platt R, Septimus E, Weinstein RA, Hayden MK, Miller LG. Decolonization to Reduce Postdischarge Infection Risk among MRSA Carriers. N Engl J Med. 2019 02 14; 380(7):638-650. PMID: 30763195.
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    2. Singer HM, Almazan T, Craft N, David CV, Eells S, Erfe C, Lazzaro C, Nguyen K, Preciado K, Tan B, Patel VA. Using Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) Technology to Compare Digital Photographic With In-Person Assessment of Acne Vulgaris. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Feb 01; 154(2):188-190. PMID: 29261843.
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    3. Daum RS, Miller LG, Immergluck L, Fritz S, Creech CB, Young D, Kumar N, Downing M, Pettibone S, Hoagland R, Eells SJ, Boyle MG, Parker TC, Chambers HF. A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses. N Engl J Med. 2017 06 29; 376(26):2545-2555. PMID: 28657870.
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    4. McKinnell JA, Eells SJ, Clark E, Rand DD, Kiet GT, Macias-Gil R, Mendez JM, Huang SS, Milefchik EN, Miller LG. Discontinuation of contact precautions with the introduction of universal daily chlorhexidine bathing. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 09; 145(12):2575-2581. PMID: 28597809.
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    5. Injean P, Eells SJ, Wu H, McElroy I, Gregson AL, McKinnell JA. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Data Behind Current Recommendations for Corticosteroids in Non-HIV-Related PCP: Knowing When You Are on Shaky Foundations. Transplant Direct. 2017 Mar; 3(3):e137. PMID: 28361121.
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    6. Eells SJ, Nguyen M, Jung J, Macias-Gil R, May L, Miller LG. Relationship between Adherence to Oral Antibiotics and Postdischarge Clinical Outcomes among Patients Hospitalized with Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 05; 60(5):2941-8. PMID: 26926634; PMCID: PMC4862485 [Available on 11/01/16].
    7. Grein JD, Kahn KL, Eells SJ, Choi SK, Go-Wheeler M, Hossain T, Riva MY, Nguyen MH, Rekha Murthy A, Miller LG. Treatment for Positive Urine Cultures in Hospitalized Adults: A Survey of Prevalence and Risk Factors in 3 Medical Centers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Mar; 37(3):319-26. PMID: 26607408.
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    8. May LS, Zocchi M, Zatorski C, Jordan JA, Rothman RE, Ware CE, Eells S, Miller L. Treatment Failure Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 16(5):642-52. PMID: 26587085; PMCID: PMC4644029.
    9. Wooten D, Kahn K, Grein JD, Eells SJ, Miller LG. The association of patient complexities with antibiotic ordering. J Hosp Med. 2015 Jul; 10(7):446-52. PMID: 25873035.
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    10. Boyle-Vavra S, Li X, Alam MT, Read TD, Sieth J, Cywes-Bentley C, Dobbins G, David MZ, Kumar N, Eells SJ, Miller LG, Boxrud DJ, Chambers HF, Lynfield R, Lee JC, Daum RS. USA300 and USA500 clonal lineages of Staphylococcus aureus do not produce a capsular polysaccharide due to conserved mutations in the cap5 locus. MBio. 2015 Apr 07; 6(2). PMID: 25852165; PMCID: PMC4453534.
    11. Miller LG, Daum RS, Creech CB, Young D, Downing MD, Eells SJ, Pettibone S, Hoagland RJ, Chambers HF. Clindamycin versus trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for uncomplicated skin infections. N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 19; 372(12):1093-103. PMID: 25785967; PMCID: PMC4547538.
    12. Alam MT, Read TD, Petit RA, Boyle-Vavra S, Miller LG, Eells SJ, Daum RS, David MZ. Transmission and microevolution of USA300 MRSA in U.S. households: evidence from whole-genome sequencing. MBio. 2015 Mar 10; 6(2):e00054. PMID: 25759497.
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    13. Callister D, Limchaiyawat P, Eells SJ, Miller LG. Risk factors for central line-associated bloodstream infections in the era of prevention bundles. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Feb; 36(2):214-6. PMID: 25633005.
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    14. Eells SJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Bolaris MA, May L, Miller LG. Body site Staphylococcus aureus colonization among maintenance hemodialysis patients. Nephron. 2015; 129(2):79-83. PMID: 25612829.
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    15. Miller DA, Hernandez S, Rodriguez De Armas L, Eells SJ, Traina MM, Miller LG, Meymandi SK. Tolerance of benznidazole in a United States Chagas Disease clinic. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 15; 60(8):1237-40. PMID: 25601454.
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    16. Miller LG, Eells SJ, David MZ, Ortiz N, Taylor AR, Kumar N, Cruz D, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS. Staphylococcus aureus skin infection recurrences among household members: an examination of host, behavioral, and pathogen-level predictors. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 01; 60(5):753-63. PMID: 25428411; PMCID: PMC4402346.
    17. Eells SJ, David MZ, Taylor A, Ortiz N, Kumar N, Sieth J, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS, Miller LG. Persistent environmental contamination with USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other pathogenic strain types in households with S. aureus skin infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Nov; 35(11):1373-82. PMID: 25333432.
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    18. David MZ, Daum RS, Bayer AS, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Miller LG, Ostrowsky B, Baesa A, Boyle-Vavra S, Eells SJ, Garcia-Houchins S, Gialanella P, Macias-Gil R, Rude TH, Ruffin F, Sieth JJ, Volinski J, Spellberg B. Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia at 5 US academic medical centers, 2008-2011: significant geographic variation in community-onset infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 15; 59(6):798-807. PMID: 24879783; PMCID: PMC4200044.
    19. Macal CM, North MJ, Collier N, Dukic VM, Wegener DT, David MZ, Daum RS, Schumm P, Evans JA, Wilder JR, Miller LG, Eells SJ, Lauderdale DS. Modeling the transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a dynamic agent-based simulation. J Transl Med. 2014 May 12; 12:124. PMID: 24886400.
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    20. Eells SJ, Bharadwa K, McKinnell JA, Miller LG. Recurrent urinary tract infections among women: comparative effectiveness of 5 prevention and management strategies using a Markov chain Monte Carlo model. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jan; 58(2):147-60. PMID: 24065333; PMCID: PMC3871790.
    21. McKinnell JA, Miller LG, Eells SJ, Cui E, Huang SS. A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of factors associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at time of hospital or intensive care unit admission. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Oct; 34(10):1077-86. PMID: 24018925; PMCID: PMC3883507.
    22. McKinnell JA, Huang SS, Eells SJ, Cui E, Miller LG. Quantifying the impact of extranasal testing of body sites for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at the time of hospital or intensive care unit admission. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 34(2):161-70. PMID: 23295562; PMCID: PMC3894230.
    23. Eells SJ, McKinnell JA, Wang AA, Green NL, Whang D, O'Hara P, Brown ML, Miller LG. A comparison of clinical outcomes between healthcare-associated infections due to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains and healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant S. aureus strains. Epidemiol Infect. 2013 Oct; 141(10):2140-8. PMID: 23217979; PMCID: PMC3879089.
    24. Murphy CR, Eells SJ, Quan V, Kim D, Peterson E, Miller LG, Huang SS. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus burden in nursing homes associated with environmental contamination of common areas. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jun; 60(6):1012-8. PMID: 22670708; PMCID: PMC3376013.
    25. Miller LG, Eells SJ, Taylor AR, David MZ, Ortiz N, Zychowski D, Kumar N, Cruz D, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS. Staphylococcus aureus colonization among household contacts of patients with skin infections: risk factors, strain discordance, and complex ecology. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jun; 54(11):1523-35. PMID: 22474221; PMCID: PMC3348950.
    26. Miller LG, Tan J, Eells SJ, Benitez E, Radner AB. Prospective investigation of nasal mupirocin, hexachlorophene body wash, and systemic antibiotics for prevention of recurrent community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Feb; 56(2):1084-6. PMID: 22083485; PMCID: PMC3264243.
    27. Eells SJ, McKinnell JA, Miller LG. Daily cranberry prophylaxis to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections may be beneficial in some populations of women. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Jun; 52(11):1393-4; author reply 1394-5. PMID: 21596685; PMCID: PMC3916750.
    28. McKinnell JA, Eells SJ, Wang AA, Miller LG. Simultaneous use of other antimicrobials may have influenced clinical outcomes. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 May; 52(10):1279; author reply 1279-80. PMID: 21507927; PMCID: PMC3916747.
    29. Nguyen MH, Eells SJ, Tan J, Sheth CT, Omari B, Flores M, Wang J, Miller LG. Prospective, open-label investigation of the pharmacokinetics of daptomycin during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Jun; 55(6):2499-505. PMID: 21444695; PMCID: PMC3101392.
    30. David CV, Chira S, Eells SJ, Ladrigan M, Papier A, Miller LG, Craft N. Diagnostic accuracy in patients admitted to hospitals with cellulitis. Dermatol Online J. 2011 Mar 15; 17(3):1. PMID: 21426867.
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    31. Maree CL, Eells SJ, Tan J, Bancroft EA, Malek M, Harawa NT, Lewis MJ, Santana E, Miller LG. Risk factors for infection and colonization with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Los Angeles County jail: a case-control study. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Dec 01; 51(11):1248-57. PMID: 21034197; PMCID: PMC3697429.
    32. Eells SJ, Chira S, David CG, Craft N, Miller LG. Non-suppurative cellulitis: risk factors and its association with Staphylococcus aureus colonization in an area of endemic community-associated methicillin-resistant S. aureus infections. Epidemiol Infect. 2011 Apr; 139(4):606-12. PMID: 20561389.
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    33. Mermel LA, Eells SJ, Acharya MK, Cartony JM, Dacus D, Fadem S, Gay EA, Gordon S, Lonks JR, Perl TM, McDougal LK, McGowan JE, Maxey G, Morse D, Tenover FC. Quantitative analysis and molecular fingerprinting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in different patient populations: a prospective, multicenter study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Jun; 31(6):592-7. PMID: 20402589.
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    34. Lehman D, Tseng CW, Eells S, Miller LG, Fan X, Beenhouwer DO, Liu GY. Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin targets muscle tissues in a child with myositis and necrotizing fasciitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 01; 50(1):69-72. PMID: 19995216.
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    35. Jung CW, Tan J, Tan N, Kuo MN, Ashok A, Eells SJ, Miller LG. Evidence for the insufficient evaluation and undertreatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in a predominantly low-income and immigrant population. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Feb; 25(2):369-75. PMID: 19929923.
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    36. Yang ES, Tan J, Eells S, Rieg G, Tagudar G, Miller LG. Body site colonization in patients with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other types of S. aureus skin infections. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 May; 16(5):425-31. PMID: 19689469.
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    37. Tenover FC, Gay EA, Frye S, Eells SJ, Healy M, McGowan JE. Comparison of typing results obtained for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates with the DiversiLab system and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Aug; 47(8):2452-7. PMID: 19553588.
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    38. Tenover FC, Emery SL, Spiegel CA, Bradford PA, Eells S, Endimiani A, Bonomo RA, McGowan JE. Identification of plasmid-mediated AmpC beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp., and proteus species can potentially improve reporting of cephalosporin susceptibility testing results. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Feb; 47(2):294-9. PMID: 19036936; PMCID: PMC2643671.