Laura E. Breeher, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Occupational Medicine Specialist

Publications

  1. Shah VP, Hainy CM, Swift MD, Breeher LE, Theel ES, Sampathkumar P. Unrecognized SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence among healthcare personnel in a low prevalence area. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 20; 1-7 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Challener DW, Breeher LE, Frain J, Swift MD, Tosh PK, O'Horo J. Healthcare personnel absenteeism, presenteeism, and staffing challenges during epidemics. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Oct 26; 1-4 [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Breeher LE, Sampathkumar P, Beam E, Hainy CM, Austin MD, Swift MD. Revisiting the Safety of Health Care Workers. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Sep; 95 (9S):S14-S16 Epub 2020 July 07
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  4. Sampathkumar P, Beam E, Breeher LE, O'Horo JC. Precautions, Utilization of Personal Protective Equipment, and Conservation Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Sep; 95 (9S):S11-S13 Epub 2020 June 22
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  5. Swift MD, Molella RG, Vaughn AIS, Breeher LE, Newcomb RD, Abdellatif S, Murad MH. Determinants of Latent Tuberculosis Treatment Acceptance and Completion in Healthcare Personnel. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 11; 71 (2):284-290
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  6. Breeher L, Boon A, Hainy C, Murad MH, Wittich C, Swift M. A Framework for Sustainable Contact Tracing and Exposure Investigation for Large Health Systems. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Jul; 95 (7):1432-1444 Epub 2020 June 16
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  7. Breeher LE, Stonelake-French HL. An Approach to Hazardous Medication Surveillance. J Occup Environ Med. 2020 Apr; 62 (4):260-262
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  8. Theel ES, Sorenson M, Rahman C, Granger D, Vaughn A, Breeher L. Performance Characteristics of a Multiplex Flow Immunoassay for Detection of IgG-Class Antibodies to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella-Zoster Viruses in Presumptively Immune Health Care Workers. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Mar 25; 58 (4)
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  9. Breeher LE, Molella RG, Vaughn AI, Swift MD, Spaulding AC, Brueggen CM, Green-McKenzie J, Newcomb RD. Medical Surveillance Programs for Workers Exposed to Hazardous Medications: A Survey of Current Practices in Health Care Institutions. J Occup Environ Med. 2019 Feb; 61 (2):120-125
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  10. Theel ES, Hilgart H, Breen-Lyles M, McCoy K, Flury R, Breeher LE, Wilson J, Sia IG, Whitaker JA, Clain J, Aksamit TR, Escalante P. Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Interferon Gamma Release Assays in Patients at Risk for Tuberculosis and in Health Care Workers. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul; 56 (7) Epub 2018 June 25
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  11. Newcomb RD, Frasso R, Cruz P, Breeher LE, Molella RG, Green-McKenzie J. Medical Surveillance for Hazardous Drugs: A Qualitative Assessment of Current Practices. J Occup Environ Med. 2018 Jun; 60 (6):521-527
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  12. Dobler CC, Farah WH, Alsawas M, Mohammed K, Breeher LE, Murad MH, Molella RG. Tuberculin Skin Test Conversions and Occupational Exposure Risk in US Healthcare Workers. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 10; 66 (5):706-711
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  13. Farah WH, Breeher LE, Newcomb RD, Murad MH, Vaughn AIS, Hagen PT, Molella RG. Late boosting phenomenon in TST conversion among health care workers. Occup Med (Lond). 2017 Aug 1; 67 (6):484-489
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  14. Newcomb RD, Steffen MW, Breeher LE, Sturchio GM, Murad MH, Wang Z, Molella RG. Screening for depression in the occupational health setting. Occup Med (Lond). 2016 Jul; 66 (5):390-3 Epub 2016 May 06
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  15. Breeher L, Mikulski MA, Czeczok T, Leinenkugel K, Fuortes LJ. A cluster of lead poisoning among consumers of Ayurvedic medicine. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2015 Oct; 21: (4)303-7.
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  16. Breeher L, Gerr F, Fuortes L. A case report of adult lead toxicity following use of Ayurvedic herbal medication. J Occup Med Toxicol. 2013; 8(1):26. Epub 2013 Oct 02.
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