Sarah Doernberg, MD, MAS

Professor

Infectious Diseases, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Sarah Doernberg is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Medical Director of Adult Antimicrobial Stewardship at UCSF Medical Center. She has an active outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic and sees inpatients on the Transplant Infectious Diseases service. Her clinical research focuses on diagnosis and treatment of antibiotic resistant infections and antimicrobial stewardship.

She received her BA from Harvard University in Biology with a focus in Neurobiology and received her MD from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at UCSF. She also received a Masters’ degree in advanced studies through the Training in Clinical Research Program at UCSF.

Education
2020 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Fellowship, 2012 - Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of California, San Francisco
M.A.S. in Clinical Research, 2012 - Graduate Division (Advance Training in Clinical Research), University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship, 2012 - Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2009 - Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
M.D., 2006 - School of Medicine, Yale University
Publications
  1. Patel A, Doernberg SB, Zack T, Butte AJ, Radtke KK. Predictive Modeling of Drug-Related Adverse Events with Real-World Data: A Case Study of Linezolid Hematologic Outcomes. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 2024. PMID: 38345264


  2. Bystritsky R, Gruenberg K, Abdoler E, Hilts-Horeczko A, Doernberg SB. Inter-rater reliability assessment of antibiotic prescription quality by infectious diseases physicians, fellows, and pharmacists. Antimicrobial stewardship & healthcare epidemiology : ASHE 2023. PMID: 38156222


  3. Minter DJ, Appa A, Chambers HF, Doernberg SB. Contemporary Management of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia-Controversies in Clinical Practice. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 37950887


  4. Minter DJ, Appa A, Chambers HF, Doernberg SB. Executive Summary: State-of-The-Art Review: Contemporary Management of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Controversies in Clinical Practice. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 38031168


  5. Ritu Banerjee, Abhigya Giri, Lauren Komarow, Maria Souli, Sarah B Doernberg, Robin Patel. 857. Impact of Rapid Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing for Gram Negative Bacteremia Varies by Pathogen Type and Resistance: A Secondary Analysis of the RAPIDS GN Trial. Open forum infectious diseases 2023. PMID:


  6. Hanson KE, Banerjee R, Doernberg SB, Evans SR, Komarow L, Satlin MJ, Schwager N, Simner PJ, Tillekeratne LG, Patel R, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Priorities and Progress in Diagnostic Research by the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 37843119


  7. Doernberg SB, Arias CA, Altman DR, Babiker A, Boucher HW, Creech CB, Cosgrove SE, Evans SR, Fowler VG, Fritz SA, Hamasaki T, Kelly BJ, Leal SM, Liu C, Lodise TP, Miller LG, Munita JM, Murray BE, Pettigrew MM, Ruffin F, Scheetz MH, Shopsin B, Tran TT, Turner NA, Williams DJ, Zaharoff S, Holland TL, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Priorities and Progress in Gram-positive Bacterial Infection Research by the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group: A Narrative Review. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 37843115


  8. Green SI, Clark JR, Santos HH, Weesner KE, Salazar KC, Aslam S, Campbell WJ, Doernberg SB, Blodget E, Morris MI, Suh GA, Obeid K, Silveira FP, Filippov AA, Whiteson KL, Trautner BW, Terwilliger AL, Maresso A. A retrospective, observational study of 12 cases of expanded access customized phage therapy: production, characteristics, and clinical outcomes. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 37279523


  9. Holland TL, Cosgrove SE, Doernberg SB, Jenkins TC, Turner NA, Boucher HW, Pavlov O, Titov I, Kosulnykov S, Atanasov B, Poromanski I, Makhviladze M, Anderzhanova A, Stryjewski ME, Assadi Gehr M, Engelhardt M, Hamed K, Ionescu D, Jones M, Saulay M, Smart J, Seifert H, Fowler VG, ERADICATE Study Group. Ceftobiprole for Treatment of Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. The New England journal of medicine 2023. PMID: 37754204


  10. Howard-Anderson J, Hamasaki T, Dai W, Collyar D, Rubin D, Nambiar S, Kinamon T, Leister-Tebbe H, Hill C, Geres H, Holland TL, Doernberg SB, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Boucher HW. Moving beyond mortality: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking (DOOR) Endpoint for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 37740559


  11. Nelson GE, Narayanan N, Onguti S, Stanley K, Newland JG, Doernberg SB. Principles and Practice of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Resource Allocation. Infectious disease clinics of North America 2023. PMID: 37735012


  12. Kinamon T, Gopinath R, Waack U, Needles M, Rubin D, Collyar D, Doernberg SB, Evans S, Hamasaki T, Holland TL, Howard-Anderson J, Chambers H, Fowler VG, Nambiar S, Kim P, Boucher HW. Exploration of a Potential DOOR Endpoint for Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections Using Nine Registrational Trials for Antibacterial Drugs. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2023. PMID: 37073571


  13. Otani IM, Tang M, Wang L, Anstey KM, Hilts-Horeczko A, Li F, Le VP, Lee M, Bystritsky R, Mulliken JS, Wattier RL, Blumenthal KG, Doernberg SB. Impact of an Inpatient Allergy Guideline on β-Lactam and Alternative Antibiotic Use. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice 2023. PMID: 37182569


  14. Nguyen MT, Mentreddy A, Schallhorn J, Chan M, Aung S, Doernberg SB, Babik J, Miles K, Yang K, Lydon E, Minter DJ, Gonzales J, Shantha J, Doan T, Seitzman GD. Isolated Ocular Mpox without Skin Lesions, United States. Emerging infectious diseases 2023. PMID: 37130504


  15. Mulliken JS, Hampshire KN, Rappold AG, Fung M, Babik JM, Doernberg SB. Risk of systemic fungal infections after exposure to wildfires: a population-based, retrospective study in California. The Lancet. Planetary health 2023. PMID: 37164514


  16. Patel R, Tsalik EL, Evans S, Fowler VG, Doernberg SB, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Clinically Adjudicated Reference Standards for Evaluation of Infectious Diseases Diagnostics. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2022. PMID: 36262037


  17. Howard-Anderson J, Hamasaki T, Dai W, Collyar D, Rubin D, Nambiar S, Kinamon T, Hill C, Gelone SP, Mariano D, Baba T, Holland TL, Doernberg SB, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Boucher HW. Improving Traditional Registrational Trial Endpoints: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking (DOOR) Endpoint for Complicated Urinary Tract Infection Clinical Trials. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2022. PMID: 36031403


  18. Fung M, DeVoe C, Spottiswoode N, Doernberg SB. Maribavir for Cytomegalovirus Treatment in the Real World-Not a Silver Bullet. Open forum infectious diseases 2022. PMID: 36632422


  19. Tori Kinamon, Ramya Gopinath, Ursula Waack, Mark Needles, Daniel Rubin, Deborah Collyar, Sarah B Doernberg, Scott R Evans, Toshimitsu Hamasaki, Thomas L Holland, Jessica Howard-Anderson, Henry Chambers, Vance G Fowler, Sumathi Nambiar, Peter Kim, Helen W Boucher. 223. Development and Analysis of a Novel DOOR Endpoint for Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections (cIAI) Using 10 Registrational Trials for Antibacterial Drugs. Open forum infectious diseases 2022. PMID:


  20. Thomas L Holland, Sara E Cosgrove, Sarah B Doernberg, Oleksander Pavlov, Ivan Titov, Boyko Atanasov, Maziar Assadi Gehr, Marc Engelhardt, Kamal Hamed, Daniel Ionescu, Mark Jones, Mikael Sauley, Jennifer Smart, Harald Seifert, Timothy C Jenkins, Nicholas A Turner, Vance G Fowler. LB2302. Ceftobiprole Compared to Daptomycin With or Without Optional Aztreonam for the Treatment of Complicated Staphylococcus aureus (SAB): Results of a Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial (ERADICATE). Open forum infectious diseases 2022. PMID:


  21. Potter GE, Bonnett T, Rubenstein K, Lindholm DA, Rapaka RR, Doernberg SB, Lye DC, Mularski RA, Hynes NA, Kline S, Paules CI, Wolfe CR, Frank MG, Rouphael NG, Deye GA, Sweeney DA, Colombo RE, Davey RT, Mehta AK, Whitaker JA, Castro JG, Amin AN, Colombo CJ, Levine CB, Jain MK, Maves RC, Marconi VC, Grossberg R, Hozayen S, Burgess TH, Atmar RL, Ganesan A, Gomez CA, Benson CA, Lopez de Castilla D, Ahuja N, George SL, Nayak SU, Cohen SH, Lalani T, Short WR, Erdmann N, Tomashek KM, Tebas P. Temporal Improvements in COVID-19 Outcomes for Hospitalized Adults: A Post Hoc Observational Study of Remdesivir Group Participants in the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial. Annals of internal medicine 2022. PMID: 36442063


  22. Doernberg SB, Holubar M, Jain V, Weng Y, Lu D, Bollyky JB, Sample H, Huang B, Craik CS, Desai M, Rutherford GW, Maldonado Y, CHART Study Consortium. Incidence and prevalence of COVID-19 within a healthcare worker cohort during the first year of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. 2022. PMID: 35279023


  23. Kalantar KL, Neyton L, Abdelghany M, Mick E, Jauregui A, Caldera S, Serpa PH, Ghale R, Albright J, Sarma A, Tsitsiklis A, Leligdowicz A, Christenson SA, Liu K, Kangelaris KN, Hendrickson C, Sinha P, Gomez A, Neff N, Pisco A, Doernberg SB, Derisi JL, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Langelier CR. Integrated host-microbe plasma metagenomics for sepsis diagnosis in a prospective cohort of critically ill adults. Nature microbiology 2022. PMID: 36266337


  24. Leibovici L, Paul M, Doernberg SB. Which randomized controlled trial do we need? Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2022. PMID: 36216239


  25. Doernberg SB, MAS for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Desirability of outcome ranking and quality life measurement for antimicrobial research in organ transplantation. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 2022. PMID: 35748640


  26. Serpa PH, Deng X, Abdelghany M, Crawford E, Malcolm K, Caldera S, Fung M, McGeever A, Kalantar KL, Lyden A, Ghale R, Deiss T, Neff N, Miller SA, Doernberg SB, Chiu CY, DeRisi JL, Calfee CS, Langelier CR. Metagenomic prediction of antimicrobial resistance in critically ill patients with lower respiratory tract infections. Genome medicine 2022. PMID: 35818068


  27. Wolfe CR, Tomashek KM, Patterson TF, Gomez CA, Marconi VC, Jain MK, Yang OO, Paules CI, Palacios GMR, Grossberg R, Harkins MS, Mularski RA, Erdmann N, Sandkovsky U, Almasri E, Pineda JR, Dretler AW, de Castilla DL, Branche AR, Park PK, Mehta AK, Short WR, McLellan SLF, Kline S, Iovine NM, El Sahly HM, Doernberg SB, Oh MD, Huprikar N, Hohmann E, Kelley CF, Holodniy M, Kim ES, Sweeney DA, Finberg RW, Grimes KA, Maves RC, Ko ER, Engemann JJ, Taylor BS, Ponce PO, Larson L, Melendez DP, Seibert AM, Rouphael NG, Strebe J, Clark JL, Julian KG, de Leon AP, Cardoso A, de Bono S, Atmar RL, Ganesan A, Ferreira JL, Green M, Makowski M, Bonnett T, Beresnev T, Ghazaryan V, Dempsey W, Nayak SU, Dodd LE, Beigel JH, Kalil AC, ACTT-4 Study Group. Baricitinib versus dexamethasone for adults hospitalised with COVID-19 (ACTT-4): a randomised, double-blind, double placebo-controlled trial. 2022. PMID: 35617986


  28. Turner NA, Zaharoff S, King H, Evans S, Hamasaki T, Lodise T, Ghazaryan V, Beresnev T, Riccobene T, Patel R, Doernberg SB, Rappo U, Fowler VG, Holland TL, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG). Dalbavancin as an option for treatment of S. aureus bacteremia (DOTS): study protocol for a phase 2b, multicenter, randomized, open-label clinical trial. 2022. PMID: 35578360


  29. Bergas A, Albasanz-Puig A, Fernández-Cruz A, Machado M, Novo A, van Duin D, Garcia-Vidal C, Hakki M, Ruiz-Camps I, Del Pozo JL, Oltolini C, DeVoe C, Drgona L, Gasch O, Mikulska M, Martín-Dávila P, Peghin M, Vázquez L, Laporte-Amargós J, Durà-Miralles X, Pallarès N, González-Barca E, Álvarez-Uría A, Puerta-Alcalde P, Aguilar-Company J, Carmona-Torre F, Clerici TD, Doernberg SB, Petrikova L, Capilla S, Magnasco L, Fortún J, Castaldo N, Carratalà J, Gudiol C. Real-Life Use of Ceftolozane/Tazobactam for the Treatment of Bloodstream Infection Due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Neutropenic Hematologic Patients: a Matched Control Study (ZENITH Study). 2022. PMID: 35475683


  30. Howard-Anderson J, Dai W, Yahav D, Hamasaki T, Turjeman A, Koppel F, Franceschini E, Hill C, Sund Z, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Boucher HW, Evans SR, Paul M, Holland TL, Doernberg SB. A Desirability of Outcome Ranking Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Seven Versus Fourteen Days of Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infection. 2022. PMID: 35615299


  31. Paules CI, Gallagher SK, Rapaka RR, Davey RT, Doernberg SB, Grossberg R, Hynes NA, Ponce P, Short WR, Voell J, Wang J, Yang OO, Wolfe CR, Lye DC, Dodd LE, Benson CA. Remdesivir for the prevention of invasive mechanical ventilation or death in COVID-19 - A post-hoc analysis of the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial-1 Cohort Data. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2021. PMID: 34379740


  32. Iris Otani, Monica Tang, Karen Anstey, Lusha Wang, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Fanny Li, Vincent Le, Melissa Lee, Jennifer Mulliken, Rachel Bystritsky, Sarah Doernberg. Implementing a Hospital-Wide Inpatient Beta-Lactam Allergy Guideline Leads to Consistent Increases in Beta-Lactam Use. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2022. PMID:


  33. Chan JL, Nazarian E, Musser KA, Snavely EA, Fung M, Doernberg SB, Pouch SM, Leekha S, Anesi JA, Kodiyanplakkal RP, Turbett SE, Walters MS, Epstein L. Prevalence of carbapenemase-producing organisms among hospitalized solid organ transplant recipients, five U.S. hospitals, 2019-2020. 2022. PMID: 34989092


  34. Appa A, Adamo M, Le S, Davis J, Winston L, Doernberg SB, Chambers H, Martin M, Hills NK, Coffin PO, Jain V. Comparative one-year outcomes of invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections among persons with and without drug use: an observational cohort study. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2021. PMID: 33904900


  35. King HA, Doernberg SB, Grover K, Miller J, Oakes M, Wang TW, McFatrich M, Ruffin F, Staman K, Lane HG, Rader A, Sund Z, Bosworth HB, Reeve BB, Fowler VG, Holland TL. Patients' Experiences With Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-Negative Bacterial Bloodstream Infections: Results From Cognitive Interviews to Inform Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life. 2021. PMID: 35106313


  36. Weng Y, Lu D, Bollyky J, Jain V, Desai M, Lindan C, Boothroyd D, Judson T, Doernberg SB, Holubar M, Sample H, Huang B, Maldonado Y, Rutherford GW, Grumbach K. Race-ethnicity and COVID-19 Vaccination Beliefs and Intentions: A Cross-Sectional Study among the General Population in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2021. PMID: 34960152


  37. Kalil AC, Mehta AK, Patterson TF, Erdmann N, Gomez CA, Jain MK, Wolfe CR, Ruiz-Palacios GM, Kline S, Regalado Pineda J, Luetkemeyer AF, Harkins MS, Jackson PEH, Iovine NM, Tapson VF, Oh MD, Whitaker JA, Mularski RA, Paules CI, Ince D, Takasaki J, Sweeney DA, Sandkovsky U, Wyles DL, Hohmann E, Grimes KA, Grossberg R, Laguio-Vila M, Lambert AA, Lopez de Castilla D, Kim E, Larson L, Wan CR, Traenkner JJ, Ponce PO, Patterson JE, Goepfert PA, Sofarelli TA, Mocherla S, Ko ER, Ponce de Leon A, Doernberg SB, Atmar RL, Maves RC, Dangond F, Ferreira J, Green M, Makowski M, Bonnett T, Beresnev T, Ghazaryan V, Dempsey W, Nayak SU, Dodd L, Tomashek KM, Beigel JH, ACTT-3 study group members. Efficacy of interferon beta-1a plus remdesivir compared with remdesivir alone in hospitalised adults with COVID-19: a double-bind, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. 2021. PMID: 34672949


  38. Appa A, Adamo M, Le S, Davis J, Winston L, Doernberg SB, Chambers H, Martin M, Hills NK, Coffin P, Jain V. Patient-Directed Discharges Among Persons Who Use Drugs Hospitalized with Invasive S. aureus Infections: Opportunities for Improvement. The American journal of medicine 2021. PMID: 34508704


  39. Jain V, Doernberg SB, Holubar M, Huang B, Bollyky J, Sample H, Weng Y, Lu D, Desai M, Maldonado Y, Rutherford G. High Completion of COVID-19 Vaccination Among Health Care Workers Despite Initial Self-Reported Vaccine Reluctance. 2021. PMID: 34734101


  40. Bainbridge ED, Hsue PY, Esensten JH, Lynch KL, Hendrickson CM, Doernberg SB, Fung M, Chin-Hong P, Di Germanio C, Norris PJ, Simmons G, Glidden DV, Luetkemeyer AF. Characteristics of High-Titer Convalescent Plasma and Antibody Dynamics After Administration in Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019. Open forum infectious diseases 2021. PMID: 34405093


  41. King HA, Doernberg SB, Miller J, Grover K, Oakes M, Ruffin F, Gonzales S, Rader A, Neuss MJ, Bosworth HB, Sund Z, Drennan C, Hill-Rorie JM, Shah P, Winn L, Fowler VG, Holland TL. Patients' Experiences with Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-Negative Bacterial Bloodstream Infections: A Qualitative Descriptive Study and Concept Elicitation Phase to Inform Measurement of Patient-Reported Quality of Life. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2020. PMID: 32445467


  42. Grumbach K, Judson T, Desai M, Jain V, Lindan C, Doernberg SB, Holubar M. Association of Race/Ethnicity With Likeliness of COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Health Workers and the General Population in the San Francisco Bay Area. JAMA internal medicine 2021. PMID: 33783471


  43. Banerjee R, Komarow L, Virk A, Rajapakse N, Schuetz AN, Dylla B, Earley M, Lok J, Kohner P, Ihde S, Cole N, Hines L, Reed K, Garner OB, Chandrasekaran S, de St Maurice A, Kanatani M, Curello J, Arias R, Swearingen W, Doernberg SB, Patel R. Randomized trial evaluating clinical impact of RAPid IDentification and Susceptibility testing for Gram Negative bacteremia (RAPIDS-GN). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2020. PMID: 32374822


  44. Anstey KM, Anstey JE, Doernberg SB, Chen LL, Otani IM. Perioperative use and safety of cephalosporin antibiotics in patients with documented penicillin allergy. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice 2021. PMID: 33766583


  45. Bond AR, Bainbridge E, Doernberg SB, Babik JM, Miller S, Khanafshar E, Henry T, David A, Russell M, Brandman D, Sherman CB, Yao F, Fung M. Disseminated Legionella micdadei Infection in a Liver Transplant Patient Presenting as Pulmonary Nodules and a Laryngeal Lesion. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 2021. PMID: 33434394


  46. Trinh TD, Strnad L, Damon L, Dzundza JH, Graff LR, Griffith LM, Hilts-Horeczko A, Olin R, Shenoy S, DeVoe C, Wang L, Rodriguez-Monguio R, Gu TM, Hampton SR, Macapinlac BAC, Yang K, Doernberg SB. Reductions in vancomycin and meropenem following the implementation of a febrile neutropenia management algorithm in hospitalized adults: An interrupted time series analysis. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 2021. PMID: 33487182


  47. Ayesha Ashley Appa, Meredith Adamo, Stephenie Le, Jennifer Davis, Lisa Gail Winston, Sarah B Doernberg, Henry Chambers, Marlene Martin, Phillip Coffin, Vivek Jain. 39. Comparative One-year Outcomes of Invasive staphylococcus Aureus infections Among Persons with and Without Drug Use in an Urban West Coast Cohort. Open forum infectious diseases 2020. PMID:


  48. June L Chan, Elizabeth Nazarian, Kimberlee A Musser, Monica Fung, Sarah B Doernberg, Stephanie M Pouch, Stephanie M Pouch, Surbhi Leekha, Judith A Anesi, Rosy Priya Kodiyanplakkal, Sarah Turbett, Maroya Spalding Walters, Lauren Epstein, Lauren Epstein. 918. Pilot Surveillance for Carbapenemase Gene-positive Organisms Among Hospitalized Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Open forum infectious diseases 2020. PMID:


  49. Rowe TA, Jump RLP, Andersen BM, Banach DB, Bryant KA, Doernberg SB, Loeb M, Morgan DJ, Morris AM, Murthy RK, Nace DA, Crnich CJ. Reliability of nonlocalizing signs and symptoms as indicators of the presence of infection in nursing-home residents. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 2020. PMID: 33292915


  50. Doernberg SB, Komarow L, Tran TTT, Sund Z, Pandori MW, Jensen D, Tsalik EL, Deal CD, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Patel R, Klausner JD. Simultaneous Evaluation of Diagnostic Assays for Pharyngeal and Rectal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis Using a Master Protocol. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2019. PMID: 31734695


  51. Mummaneni PV, Burke JF, Chan AK, Sosa JA, Lobo EP, Mummaneni VP, Antrum S, Berven SH, Conte MS, Doernberg SB, Goldberg AN, Hess CP, Hetts SW, Josephson SA, Kohi MP, Ma CB, Mahadevan VS, Molinaro AM, Murr AH, Narayana S, Roberts JP, Stoller ML, Theodosopoulos PV, Vail TP, Wienholz S, Gropper MA, Green A, Berger MS. Consensus-based perioperative protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine 2020. PMID: 33007752


  52. Hao S, Abdelghany M, Lyden A, Sit R, Tan M, Tato CM, DeRisi JL, Miller S, Doernberg SB, Langelier C. Genomic Profiling of Evolving Daptomycin Resistance in a Patient with Recurrent Staphylococcus argenteus Sepsis. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 2020. PMID: 32601156


  53. Fung M, Chiu CY, DeVoe C, Doernberg SB, Schwartz BS, Langelier C, Henrich TJ, Yokoe D, Davis J, Hays SR, Chandran S, Kukreja J, Ng D, Prostko J, Taylor R, Reyes K, Bainbridge E, Bond A, Chin-Hong P, Babik JM. Clinical Outcomes and Serologic Response in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients with COVID-19: A Case Series from the United States. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2020. PMID: 32476258


  54. Bystritsky RJ, Beltran A, Young AT, Wong A, Hu X, Doernberg SB. Machine learning for the prediction of antimicrobial stewardship intervention in hospitalized patients receiving broad-spectrum agents. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 2020. PMID: 32618533


  55. Adamson PC, Pandori MW, Doernberg SB, Komarow L, Sund Z, Tran TTT, Jensen D, Tsalik EL, Deal CD, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Patel R, Klausner JD. Analytical evaluation of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG Assay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in rectal and pharyngeal swabs. The Journal of molecular diagnostics : JMD 2020. PMID: 32247863


  56. Doernberg SB. Will biomarkers be the answer for antibiotic stewardship? The Lancet. Respiratory medicine 2019. PMID: 31810866


  57. Trang D Trinh, Luke Strnad, Lloyd E Damon, John H Dzundza, Larissa R Graff, Laura M Griffith, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Rebecca L Olin, Samantha Shenoy, Catherine DeVoe, Lusha Wang, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Sarah B Doernberg. 1089. Implementation of a Febrile Neutropenia Management Algorithm on Antibiotic Use and Outcomes: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Open forum infectious diseases 2019. PMID:


  58. Jennifer S Mulliken, Rachel Bystritsky, Karen Anstey, Iris M Otani, Sarah B Doernberg. 2543. Implementation of a Fellow-Driven ?-Lactam Allergy De-Labeling Initiative on an Inpatient ID Consult Service. Open forum infectious diseases 2019. PMID:


  59. Catherine DeVoe, Trang D Trinh, Joshua Moises, Binh C Pham, Allen V Tran, Lisa Vuong, Sarah B Doernberg. 2685. Oral Third-Generation Cephalosporins vs. Levofloxacin for Antibacterial Prophylaxis in Neutropenic Patients with Hematologic Malignancies. Open forum infectious diseases 2019. PMID:


  60. Ritu Banerjee, Ritu Banerjee, Lauren Komarow, Abinash Virk, Nipunie S Rajapakse, Audrey Schuetz, Brenda Dylla, Michelle Earley, Judith Lok, Peggy Kohner, Sherry Ihde, Nicolynn Cole, Lisa Hines, Katelyn Reed, Omai Garner, Sukantha Chandrasekaran, Annabelle M de St. Maurice, Meganne Kanatani, Jennifer Curello, Rubi Arias, William Swearingen, Sarah B Doernberg, Robin Patel, Robin Patel. 640. Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating Clinical Impact of RAPid IDentification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing for Gram-Negative Bacteremia (RAPIDS-GN). Open forum infectious diseases 2019. PMID:


  61. Christopher R Polage, Jonathan Grein, Margie Morgan, Sarah B Doernberg, Steve Miller, Raymond Chinn, Cathy Woerle, Jennifer Yim, Cassiana Bittencourt, Sneha Krishna, Nicolle Anne Ocampo, Laurel Gibbs, Shannon C Mabalot, Kathleen A Quan, Usme Khusbu, Keith M Madey, Czarina Ganzon, Fatemeh Memar, Christian B Pascual, Stuart Cohen, Catherine Liu, Deborah S Yokoe, Susan S Huang. 839. Effect of Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) Toxin Test Reporting on Clinical Treatment and Outcomes of Toxin-Negative PCR-Positive Patients at Five California Hospitals. Open forum infectious diseases 2019. PMID:


  62. Woodworth MH, Dynerman D, Crawford ED, Doernberg SB, Ramirez-Avila L, Serpa PH, Nichols A, Li LM, Lyden A, Tato CM, Miller S, Derisi JL, Langelier C. Sentinel Case of Candida auris in the Western United States Following Prolonged Occult Colonization in a Returned Traveler from India. Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.) 2019. PMID: 31163013


  63. Evans SR, Follmann D, Liu Y, Holland T, Doernberg SB, Rouphael N, Hamasaki T, Jiang Y, Lok JJ, Tran TTT, Harris AD, Fowler VG, Boucher H, Kreiswirth BN, Bonomo RA, van Duin D, Paterson DL, Chambers H. Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials for COMparing Personalized Antibiotic StrategieS (SMART-COMPASS). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018. PMID: 30351426


  64. Doernberg SB, Tran TTT, Tong SYC, Paul M, Yahav D, Davis JS, Leibovici L, Boucher HW, Corey GR, Cosgrove SE, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Holland TL. Good Studies Evaluate the Disease While Great Studies Evaluate the Patient: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking Endpoint for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018. PMID: 30321315


  65. Young K, Doernberg SB, Snedecor RF, Mallin E. Things We Do For No Reason: Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE. Journal of hospital medicine 2019. PMID: 30811326


  66. Karen Anstey, James Anstey, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Sarah B. Doernberg, Lee-Lynn Chen, Iris M. Otani. Perioperative Use and Safety of Cephalosporin Antibiotics in Patients with Documented Penicillin Allergy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2019. PMID:


  67. Rachel Bystritsky, Albert T Young, Andrew Wong, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Conan Macdougall, Henry F Chambers, Sarah B Doernberg. 1818. Characteristics of a Cohort of Patients on Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Targeted for Prospective Audit and Feedback. Open forum infectious diseases 2018. PMID:


  68. Doernberg SB, Abbo LM, Burdette SD, Fishman NO, Goodman EL, Kravitz GR, Leggett JE, Moehring RW, Newland JG, Robinson PA, Spivak ES, Tamma PD, Chambers HF. Essential Resources and Strategies for Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in the Acute Care Setting. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018. PMID: 29590355


  69. Fung M, Schwartz BS, Doernberg SB, Langelier C, Lo M, Graff L, Tan M, Logan AC, Chin-Hong P, Babik JM. Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infections on Isavuconazole Prophylaxis and Treatment: What is Happening in the Real-world Setting? Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018. PMID: 29617983


  70. Wilson MR, O'Donovan BD, Gelfand JM, Sample HA, Chow FC, Betjemann JP, Shah MP, Richie MB, Gorman MP, Hajj-Ali RA, Calabrese LH, Zorn KC, Chow ED, Greenlee JE, Blum JH, Green G, Khan LM, Banerji D, Langelier C, Bryson-Cahn C, Harrington W, Lingappa JR, Shanbhag NM, Green AJ, Brew BJ, Soldatos A, Strnad L, Doernberg SB, Jay CA, Douglas V, Josephson SA, DeRisi JL. Chronic Meningitis Investigated via Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing. JAMA neurology 2018. PMID: 29710329


  71. Trang TP, Whalen M, Hilts-Horeczko A, Doernberg SB, Liu C. Comparative effectiveness of aerosolized versus oral ribavirin for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus infections: A single-center retrospective cohort study and review of the literature. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 2018. PMID: 29360277


  72. Doernberg SB, Chambers HF. Antimicrobial Stewardship Approaches in the Intensive Care Unit. Infectious disease clinics of North America 2017. PMID: 28687210


  73. Doernberg SB, Lodise TP, Thaden JT, Munita JM, Cosgrove SE, Arias CA, Boucher HW, Corey GR, Lowy FD, Murray B, Miller LG, Holland TL. Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections: Research Priorities, Accomplishments, and Future Directions of the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2017. PMID: 28350900


  74. Brondfield MN, Reid MJ, Rutishauser RL, Cope JR, Tang J, Ritter JM, Matanock A, Ali I, Doernberg SB, Hilts-Horeczko A, DeMarco T, Klein L, Babik JM. Disseminated Acanthamoeba infection in a heart transplant recipient treated successfully with a miltefosine-containing regimen: Case report and review of the literature. Volume 19 of Issue 2. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 2017. PMID: 28067969


  75. Thomas L Holland, Joshua S Davis, Sarah B Doernberg, Thuy Tien T Tran, Scott R Evans, Sara E Cosgrove, Helen W Boucher, G Ralph Corey, Vance Fowler, Henry F Chambers, Steven Y. C Tong. Analysis of CAMERA-1 S. aureus Bacteremia Trial Results Using the DOOR. Open forum infectious diseases 2017. PMID:


  76. Alexandra M. Hanretty, Sarah B. Doernberg, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko. Assessing the Impact of a Pharmacist-Managed Vancomycin Protocol on the Duration of Empiric Therapy. Open forum infectious diseases 2016. PMID:


  77. Tracy P. Trang, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Sarah B. Doernberg, Conan Macdougall. Assessing the Impact of an Automatic Antimicrobial Stewardship Review of Positive Blood Cultures in Patients with Gram-Negative or Gram-Positive Bloodstream Infections. Open forum infectious diseases 2016. PMID:


  78. Sarah Doernberg, Natalia Gouskova, Scott Evans, Helen Boucher, G. Corey, Sara Cosgrove, Henry Chambers, Vance Fowler, Thomas Holland. BAC DOOR: A Clinician Ranking Exercise for Better Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Trial Design. Open forum infectious diseases 2016. PMID:


  79. Baxi SM, Robinson ML, Grill MF, Schwartz BS, Doernberg SB, Liu C. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes Among Individuals With Spinal Implant Infections: A Descriptive Study. Open forum infectious diseases 2016. PMID: 27704027


  80. Baxi SM, Clemenzi-Allen A, Gahbauer A, Deck D, Imp B, Vittinghoff E, Chambers HF, Doernberg S. Vancomycin MIC Does Not Predict 90-Day Mortality, Readmission, or Recurrence in a Prospective Cohort of Adults with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 2016. PMID: 27324762


  81. Pollett S, Baxi SM, Rutherford GW, Doernberg SB, Bacchetti P, Chambers HF. Cefazolin versus Nafcillin for Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection in a California Tertiary Medical Center. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 2016. PMID: 27216053


  82. Sanjiv Baxi, Angelo Clemenzi-Allen, Alice Gahbauer, Daniel Deck, Brandon Imp, Sarah Doernberg, Henry F. Chambers. 724Vancomycin Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Does Not Predict Death, Recurrence or Readmission in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in a Safety-Net Hospital. Open forum infectious diseases 2014. PMID:


  83. Angelo Clemenzi-Allen, Sanjiv Baxi, Alice Gahbauer, Brandon Imp, Daniel Deck, Sarah Doernberg, Henry F. Chambers. 727Evaluating the Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Clinical Presentation in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Open forum infectious diseases 2014. PMID:


  84. Doernberg SB, Winston LG, Deck DH, Chambers HF. Does doxycycline protect against development of Clostridium difficile infection? Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2012. PMID: 22563022


  85. Doernberg SB, Winston LG. Risk factors for acquisition of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in an urban county hospital. American journal of infection control 2011. PMID: 21775020


  86. Doernberg S, Schaaf B, Dalhoff K, Leng L, Beitin A, Quagliarello V, Bucala R. Association of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) polymorphisms with risk of meningitis from Streptococcus pneumoniae. Cytokine 2011. PMID: 21208809


  87. Sarah Doernberg, Richard Bucala. CHAPTER 151 The Macrophage in Innate and Adaptive Immunity. 2009. PMID: