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Erik Richard Dubberke, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases
Oncology

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases, C. difficile infection, fungal infections, infections in transplant patients,  infections in cancer patients, fecal transplantation

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Maps & Directions

Taylor Ave. Building Extension

620 South Taylor Ave.
Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-1206
Fax: 314-222-6252

Education

Education

Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2002
Medical Degree: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Rockford, Illinois 1999
B.A.: Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 1995

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Fidaxomicin for Prophylaxis of Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea in Adults undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.
Mullane KM, Winston DJ, Nooka A, Morris MI, Stiff P, Dugan MJ, Holland H, Gregg K, Adachi JA, Pergam SA, Alexander BD, Dubberke ER, Broyde N, Gorbach SL, Sears PS
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 9; doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy484.

PMID:
    29893798
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Results from a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of a RBX2660-a Microbiota-based Drug for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.
Dubberke ER, Lee CH, Orenstein R, Khanna S, Hecht G, Gerding DN
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 29; doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy259.

PMID:
    29617739
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Frequency of Instrument, Environment, and Laboratory Technologist Contamination during Routine Diagnostic Testing of Infectious Specimens.
Yarbrough ML, Kwon JH, Wallace MA, Hink T, Shupe A, Fraser VJ, Dubberke ER, Burnham CA
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jun; 56(6)pii: e00225-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00225-18.

PMID:
    29563204
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
McDonald LC, Gerding DN, Johnson S, Bakken JS, Carroll KC, Coffin SE, Dubberke ER, Garey KW, Gould CV, Kelly C, Loo V, Shaklee Sammons J, Sandora TJ, Wilcox MH
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 19; 66(7)987-994. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy149.

PMID:
    29562266
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bezlotoxumab for prevention of recurrent C. difficile infection in patients at increased risk for recurrence.
Gerding DN, Kelly CP, Rahav G, Lee C, Dubberke ER, Kumar PN, Yacyshyn B, Kao D, Eves K, Ellison MC, Hanson ME, Guris D, Dorr MB
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 10; doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy171.

PMID:
    29538686
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cytomegalovirus infections in lung and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients in the Organ Transplant Infection Prevention and Detection Study: A multi-year, multicenter prospective cohort study.
Avery RK, Silveira FP, Benedict K, Cleveland AA, Kauffman CA, Schuster MG, Dubberke ER, Husain S, Paterson DL, Chiller T, Pappas P
Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Jun; 20(3)e12877. doi: 10.1111/tid.12877.

PMID:
    29512935
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
McDonald LC, Gerding DN, Johnson S, Bakken JS, Carroll KC, Coffin SE, Dubberke ER, Garey KW, Gould CV, Kelly C, Loo V, Shaklee Sammons J, Sandora TJ, Wilcox MH
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 19; 66(7)e1-e48. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix1085.

PMID:
    29462280
    [PubMed - in process]
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Epidemiology and outcomes of Clostridium difficile infection in allogeneic hematopoietic cell and lung transplant recipients.
Dubberke ER, Reske KA, Olsen MA, Bommarito K, Cleveland AA, Silveira FP, Schuster MG, Kauffman CA, Avery RK, Pappas PG, Chiller TM
Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Apr; 20(2)e12855. doi: 10.1111/tid.12855.

PMID:
    29427356
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clostridium difficile control measures: current and future methods for prevention.
Mejia-Chew C, Dubberke ER
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2018 Feb; 16(2)121-131. doi: 10.1080/14787210.2018.1429911.

PMID:
    29353504
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cost-effectiveness of Bezlotoxumab Compared With Placebo for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.
Prabhu VS, Dubberke ER, Dorr MB, Elbasha E, Cossrow N, Jiang Y, Marcella S
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 18; 66(3)355-362. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix809.

PMID:
    29106516
    [PubMed - in process]
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An Evaluation of the Prevalence of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Hospital Food.
Kwon JH, Reske KA, Hink T, Seiler SM, Wallace MA, Bommarito KM, Burnham CD, Dubberke ER
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov; 38(11)1373-1375. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.207.

PMID:
    28950921
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prediction of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection Using Comprehensive Electronic Medical Records in an Integrated Healthcare Delivery System.
Escobar GJ, Baker JM, Kipnis P, Greene JD, Mast TC, Gupta SB, Cossrow N, Mehta V, Liu V, Dubberke ER
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct; 38(10)1196-1203. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.176.

PMID:
    28835289
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pathogenicity Locus, Core Genome, and Accessory Gene Contributions to <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Virulence.
Lewis BB, Carter RA, Ling L, Leiner I, Taur Y, Kamboj M, Dubberke ER, Xavier J, Pamer EG
MBio. 2017 Aug 8; 8(4)pii: e00885-17. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00885-17.

PMID:
    28790208
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reducing Fluoroquinolone Use Is a Key Step in Controlling the Burden of Clostridium difficile Infection.
Walker T, Ciorba M, Dubberke ER
Gastroenterology. 2017 Aug; 153(2)606-607. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.06.048.

PMID:
    28668696
    [PubMed]
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Assessment of Healthcare Worker Protocol Deviations and Self-Contamination During Personal Protective Equipment Donning and Doffing.
Kwon JH, Burnham CD, Reske KA, Liang SY, Hink T, Wallace MA, Shupe A, Seiler S, Cass C, Fraser VJ, Dubberke ER
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Sep; 38(9)1077-1083. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.121.

PMID:
    28606192
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Infections in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients: Results From the Organ Transplant Infection Project, a Multicenter, Prospective, Cohort Study.
Schuster MG, Cleveland AA, Dubberke ER, Kauffman CA, Avery RK, Husain S, Paterson DL, Silveira FP, Chiller TM, Benedict K, Murphy K, Pappas PG
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Spring; 4(2)ofx050. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx050.

PMID:
    28491889
    [PubMed]
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Risk for <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Remains Elevated in the Postengraftment Period.
Dubberke ER, Reske KA, Olsen MA, Bommarito KM, Seiler S, Silveira FP, Chiller TM, DiPersio J, Fraser VJ
Transplant Direct. 2017 Apr; 3(4)e145. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000662.

PMID:
    28405601
    [PubMed]
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Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.
Wilcox MH, Gerding DN, Poxton IR, Kelly C, Nathan R, Birch T, Cornely OA, Rahav G, Bouza E, Lee C, Jenkin G, Jensen W, Kim YS, Yoshida J, Gabryelski L, Pedley A, Eves K, Tipping R, Guris D, Kartsonis N, Dorr MB, MODIFY I and MODIFY II Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 26; 376(4)305-317. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1602615.

PMID:
    28121498
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Epidemiology of infections following haploidentical peripheral blood hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Slade M, Goldsmith S, Romee R, DiPersio JF, Dubberke ER, Westervelt P, Uy GL, Lawrence SJ
Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Feb; 19(1)doi: 10.1111/tid.12629.

PMID:
    28030755
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of Correlation between Pretest Probability for Clostridium difficile Infection and Clostridium difficile Enzyme Immunoassay Results.
Kwon JH, Reske KA, Hink T, Burnham CA, Dubberke ER
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Feb; 55(2)596-605. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02126-16.

PMID:
    27927930
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Clostridium-difficile infection, infections in transplant and oncology patients