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Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Occupational Health, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases, infection control, occupational health, needlestick injuries, hand hygiene, nosocomial influenza



In-patient care only

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

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

Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2002
Chief Resident: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1999
Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1997
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1994
B.A.: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Differences in mortality between infections due to extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli.
Burnham JP, Kwon JH, Olsen MA, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Sep; 39(9)1138-1139. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.142.

PMID:
    29961440
    [PubMed - in process]
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Infectious Diseases Consultation Reduces 30-Day and 1-Year All-Cause Mortality for Multidrug-Resistant Organism Infections.
Burnham JP, Olsen MA, Stwalley D, Kwon JH, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Mar; 5(3)ofy026. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy026.

PMID:
    29577058
    [PubMed]
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Readmissions With Multidrug-Resistant Infection in Patients With Prior Multidrug Resistant Infection.
Burnham JP, Kwon JH, Olsen MA, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jan; 39(1)12-19. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.254.

PMID:
    29248023
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preventing Respiratory Viral Transmission in Long-Term Care: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Healthcare Personnel.
O'Neil CA, Kim L, Prill MM, Stone ND, Garg S, Talbot HK, Babcock HM
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Dec; 38(12)1449-1456. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.232.

PMID:
    29173225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Characterization of Aerosols Generated During Patient Care Activities.
O'Neil CA, Li J, Leavey A, Wang Y, Hink M, Wallace M, Biswas P, Burnham CD, Babcock HM, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 15; 65(8)1335-1341. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix535.

PMID:
    29017249
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ICD-9-CM Coding for Multidrug Resistant Infection Correlates Poorly With Microbiologically Confirmed Multidrug Resistant Infection.
Burnham JP, Kwon JH, Babcock HM, Olsen MA, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov; 38(11)1381-1383. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.192.

PMID:
    28870271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rapid MRSA PCR on respiratory specimens from ventilated patients with suspected pneumonia: a tool to facilitate antimicrobial stewardship.
Trevino SE, Pence MA, Marschall J, Kollef MH, Babcock HM, Burnham CD
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 May; 36(5)879-885. doi: 10.1007/s10096-016-2876-5.

PMID:
    28004323
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparative Study on the Size Distributions, Respiratory Deposition, and Transport of Particles Generated from Commonly Used Medical Nebulizers.
Wang Y, Li J, Leavey A, O'Neil C, Babcock HM, Biswas P
J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2017 Apr; 30(2)132-140. doi: 10.1089/jamp.2016.1340.

PMID:
    27977321
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interrater Reliability of Surveillance for Ventilator-Associated Events and Pneumonia.
Kerlin MP, Trick WE, Anderson DJ, Babcock HM, Lautenbach E, Gueret R, Klompas M
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Feb; 38(2)172-178. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.262.

PMID:
    27821207
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A targeted educational intervention to reduce ventilator-associated complications.
Nolley EP, Trevino SE, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Am J Infect Control. 2016 Nov 1; 44(11)1406-1407. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.052.

PMID:
    27238942
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Nighttime Intensivists on Medical Intensive Care Unit Infection-Related Indicators.
Trivedi A, McMullen KM, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Mar; 37(3)352-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.304.

PMID:
    26651382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perceptions and behaviours of infectious diseases physicians when managing urinary tract infections due to MDR organisms.
Trevino SE, Babcock HM, Henderson JP, Lane MA, Beekmann SE, Polgreen PM, Marschall J
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Dec; 70(12)3397-400. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv271.

PMID:
    26349519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Randomized Controlled Trial to Determine the Impact of Probiotic Administration on Colonization With Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Critically Ill Patients.
Kwon JH, Bommarito KM, Reske KA, Seiler SM, Hink T, Babcock HM, Kollef MH, Fraser VJ, Burnham CA, Dubberke ER, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Epicenters.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Dec; 36(12)1451-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.195.

PMID:
    26308946
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinician Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Use of Respiratory Protective Devices and Surgical Masks for Influenza.
Pillai SK, Beekmann SE, Babcock HM, Pavia AT, Koonin LM, Polgreen PM
Health Secur. 2015 Jul-Aug; 13(4)274-80. doi: 10.1089/hs.2015.0011.

PMID:
    26173092
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Low correlation between self-report and medical record documentation of urinary tract infection symptoms.
Echaiz JF, Cass C, Henderson JP, Babcock HM, Marschall J
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Sep 1; 43(9)983-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.04.208.

PMID:
    26088770
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surveillance versus clinical adjudication: differences persist with new ventilator-associated event definition.
McMullen KM, Boyer AF, Schoenberg N, Babcock HM, Micek ST, Kollef MH
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jun; 43(6)589-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.03.004.

PMID:
    25845723
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advancing the competency of infection preventionists.
Gase KA, Leone C, Khoury R, Babcock HM
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Apr 1; 43(4)370-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.01.005.

PMID:
    25721061
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is accounting for acute care beds enough? A proposal for measuring infection prevention personnel resources.
Gase KA, Babcock HM
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Feb; 43(2)165-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.10.013.

PMID:
    25480447
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Baseline hypovitaminosis D is not associated with poor clinical outcomes in osteoarticular infections.
Marschall J, Lewis JW, Warren DK, Babcock HM, Barrack RL, Fraser VJ
Int J Infect Dis. 2014 Sep; 2698-102. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2014.05.004.

PMID:
    25025238
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy practices among adult infectious disease physicians.
Lane MA, Marschall J, Beekmann SE, Polgreen PM, Banerjee R, Hersh AL, Babcock HM
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul; 35(7)839-44. doi: 10.1086/676859.

PMID:
    24915212
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Occupational exposures and nosocomial infections