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Faculty Physicians

Victoria J. Fraser, MD

Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Medicine

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases

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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 Disease, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1991
Chief Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 1987
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 1986
Medical Degree: University Of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1983
B.A.: William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri 1978

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Pharmacoepidemiology of Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis in a Large Retrospective Cohort of Kidney Transplant Recipients with Medicare Part D Coverage.
Santos CA, Brennan DC, Saeed MJ, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Clin Transplant. 2016 Feb 3; doi: 10.1111/ctr.12706.

PMID:
    26841129
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Effect of Clinical Chorioamnionitis on Cesarean Delivery in the United States.
Bommarito KM, Gross GA, Willers DM, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Health Serv Res. 2016 Feb 3; doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12447.

PMID:
    26841089
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Development of a Risk Prediction Model to Individualize Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection After Mastectomy.
Olsen MA, Nickel KB, Margenthaler JA, Fox IK, Ball KE, Mines D, Wallace AE, Colditz GA, Fraser VJ
Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Jan 28;

PMID:
    26822880
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Temporal trends in the systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, and medical coding of sepsis.
Thomas BS, Jafarzadeh SR, Warren DK, McCormick S, Fraser VJ, Marschall J
BMC Anesthesiol. 2015 Nov 24; 15169. doi: 10.1186/s12871-015-0148-z.

PMID:
    26597871
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantifying the improvement in sepsis diagnosis, documentation, and coding: the marginal causal effect of year of hospitalization on sepsis diagnosis.
Jafarzadeh SR, Thomas BS, Marschall J, Fraser VJ, Gill J, Warren DK
Ann Epidemiol. 2016 Jan; 26(1)66-70. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.10.008.

PMID:
    26559330
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bayesian estimation of the accuracy of ICD-9-CM- and CPT-4-based algorithms to identify cholecystectomy procedures in administrative data without a reference standard.
Jafarzadeh SR, Warren DK, Nickel KB, Wallace AE, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015 Sep 9; doi: 10.1002/pds.3870.

PMID:
    26349484
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Dec; 36(12)1451-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.195.

PMID:
    26308946
    [PubMed - in process]
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Incidence of Surgical Site Infection Following Mastectomy With and Without Immediate Reconstruction Using Private Insurer Claims Data.
Olsen MA, Nickel KB, Fox IK, Margenthaler JA, Ball KE, Mines D, Wallace AE, Fraser VJ
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Aug; 36(8)907-14. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.108.

PMID:
    26036877
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of Environmental Sampling Methods for Detection of <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> on Fomites.
Hogan PG, Burnham CA, Singh LN, Patrick CE, Lukas JC, Wang JW, Fraser VJ, Fritz SA
Ann Public Health Res. 2015 Jan 29; 2(1)pii: 1013.

PMID:
    25893222
    [PubMed]
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Procedure-specific surgical site infection incidence varies widely within certain National Healthcare Safety Network surgery groups.
Saeed MJ, Dubberke ER, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jun; 43(6)617-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.02.012.

PMID:
    25818024
    [PubMed - in process]
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Medications and Patient Characteristics Associated With Falling in the Hospital.
O'Neil CA, Krauss MJ, Bettale J, Kessels A, Costantinou E, Dunagan WC, Fraser VJ
J Patient Saf. 2015 Mar 16;

PMID:
    25782559
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Stratification of surgical site infection by operative factors and comparison of infection rates after hernia repair.
Olsen MA, Nickel KB, Wallace AE, Mines D, Fraser VJ, Warren DK
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Mar; 36(3)329-35. doi: 10.1017/ice.2014.44.

PMID:
    25695175
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission in a multicenter, retrospective cohort of liver transplant recipients.
Santos CA, Brennan DC, Chapman WC, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Liver Transpl. 2015 May; 21(5)581-90. doi: 10.1002/lt.24089.

PMID:
    25678072
    [PubMed - in process]
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Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease in a large, retrospective cohort of heart transplant recipients.
Santos CA, Brennan DC, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Transplant Proc. 2014 Dec; 46(10)3585-92. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.08.043.

PMID:
    25498094
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Increased Risk of Surgical Site Infection Among Breast-Conserving Surgery Re-excisions.
Olsen MA, Nickel KB, Margenthaler JA, Wallace AE, Mines D, Miller JP, Fraser VJ, Warren DK
Ann Surg Oncol. 2015; 22(6)2003-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-4200-x.

PMID:
    25358666
    [PubMed - in process]
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Can additional information be obtained from claims data to support surgical site infection diagnosis codes?
Warren DK, Nickel KB, Wallace AE, Mines D, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct; 35 Suppl 3S124-32. doi: 10.1086/677830.

PMID:
    25222891
    [PubMed - in process]
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Contamination of environmental surfaces with Staphylococcus aureus in households with children infected with methicillin-resistant S aureus.
Fritz SA, Hogan PG, Singh LN, Thompson RM, Wallace MA, Whitney K, Al-Zubeidi D, Burnham CA, Fraser VJ
JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 168(11)1030-8. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1218.

PMID:
    25200331
    [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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Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission after kidney transplantation.
Santos CA, Brennan DC, Fraser VJ, Olsen MA
Transplantation. 2014 Jul 27; 98(2)187-94. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000030.

PMID:
    24621539
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Daily bathing with chlorhexidine-based soap and the prevention of Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection.
Viray MA, Morley JC, Coopersmith CM, Kollef MH, Fraser VJ, Warren DK
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Mar; 35(3)243-50. doi: 10.1086/675292.

PMID:
    24521588
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Nosocomial infections, blood stream infections, and ventilator associated pneumonia