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Suzy Fitzgerald

Clinical Lecturer

School Of Medicine

Tel: +353 1 7166598
Email: s.fitzgerald@svuh.ie

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

O'Driscoll C, Murphy V;Doyle O;Wrenn C;Flynn A;O'Flaherty N;Fenelon LE;Schaffer K;FitzGerald SF (2015) 'First outbreak of linezolid-resistant vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in an Irish hospital, February to September 2014'. The Journal of hospital infection, 91 (4):367-370. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan L, O'Mahony E;Wrenn C;FitzGerald S;Fox U;Boyle B;Schaffer K;Werner G;Klare I (2015) 'Epidemiology and molecular typing of VRE bloodstream isolates in an Irish tertiary care hospital'. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 70 (10):2718-2724. [DOI] [Details]
Wrenn C, O'Brien D;Keating D;Roche C;Rose L;Ronayne A;Fenelon L;Fitzgerald S;Crowley B;Schaffer K (2014) 'Investigation of the first outbreak of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Ireland'. Journal of Hospital Infection, 87 (1):41-46. [DOI] [Details]
Fitzgerald SF, O'Gorman J;Morris-Downes MM;Crowley RK;Donlon S;Bajwa R;Smyth EG;Fitzpatrick F;Conlon PJ;Humphreys H (2011) 'A 12-year review of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections in haemodialysis patients: more work to be done'. Journal of Hospital Infection, 79 (3):218-221. [DOI] [Details]
Mangan MW, Lucchini S, O Croinin T, Fitzgerald S, Hinton JC and Dorman CJ; (2011) 'The nucleoid-associated protein HU controls three regulons that coordinate virulence, response to stress and general physiology in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium'. Microbiology, . [Details]
O'Brien DJ, Wrenn C;Roche C;Rose L;Fenelon C;Flynn A;Murphy V;FitzGerald SF;Fenelon LE;Crowley B;Schaffer K (2011) 'First isolation and outbreak of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in an Irish hospital, March to June 2011'. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europ¿¿en sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 16 (29). [Details]
Hackett CB, Wall D;Fitzgerald SF;Rogers S;Kirby B (2011) 'Varicella-zoster virus immunity in dermatological patients on systemic immunosuppressant treatment'. British Journal of Dermatology, 164 (6):1387-1389. [DOI] [Details]
Collins CJ, Fraher MH;O'Connell K;Fennell J;FitzGerald SF;O'Sullivan N;Cormican M;Fenelon LE;Murphy P;Hannan MM (2011) 'Reporting of meticillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus on death certificates in Irish hospitals'. Journal of Hospital Infection, 77 (2):143-147. [DOI] [Details]
Crowley, R. K.,Fitzpatrick, F.,Solanki, D.,FitzGerald, S.,Humphreys, H.,Smyth, E. G.; (2007) 'Vancomycin administration: the impact of multidisciplinary interventions'. J Clin Pathol, 60 (10):1155-9. [Details]
Long, S.,Fenelon, L.,Fitzgerald, S.,Nolan, N.,Burns, K.,Hannan, M.,Kyne, L.,Fanning, S.,Drudy, D.; (2007) 'First isolation and report of clusters of Clostridium difficile PCR 027 cases in Ireland'. Euro Surveill, 12 (4). [Details]
Schaffer, K.,Fitzgerald, S. F.,Flynn, A.,Fitzpatrick, F.,Fenelon, L. E.; (2007) 'Newly qualified doctors' knowledge about MRSA: uncertainty regarding management in the community'. J Hosp Infect, 66 (2):190-2. [Details]
Schaffer, K.,Fitzgerald, S.,Gonzalez-Sanchez, Z.,Fenelon, L.; (2006) 'Do educational interventions improve management of patients with community-acquired pneumonia?'. J Healthc Qual, 28 (6):7-12. [Details]
Brady, K., Fitzgerald, S. and Moynagh, P.N.; (2000) 'Tumour-necrosis-factor-receptor-associated factor 6, NF-kappaB-inducing kinase and IkappaB kinases mediate IgE isotype switching in response to CD40'. Journal of Biochemistry, 350 :735-740. [Details]
                                                                                             

Research

 

Research Projects

Sponsor : St. Vincent's Foundation
Title : Analysis of the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection and the pathogenicity of Clostridium difficile in Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-13 / 30-JUN-16