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Iwen, P. C., Garrett, J. L., Gibbs, S. G., Lowe, J. J., Herrera, V. L., Sambol, A. R., et al. (2014). An integrated approach to laboratory testing for patients with Ebola virus disease. Laboratory Medicine, 45(4), e146-51.

Lowe, J. J., Gibbs, S. G., Schwedhelm, S. S., Nguyen, J., & Smith, P. W. (2014). Nebraska Biocontainment Unit perspective on disposal of Ebola medical waste. American Journal of Infection Control, 42(12), 1256-1257.

Swansiger, R.G., Isakov, A.P., Gibbs, S.G., Lowe, J.J. (2014). Bio Containment Ground Transport Standard Operating Procedures. The Office of Medical Services. U.S. Department of State.

Iwen, P. C., Smith, P. W., Hewlett, A. L., Kratochvil, C. J., Lisco, S. J., Sullivan, J. N., et al. (2015). Safety considerations in the laboratory testing of specimens suspected or known to contain Ebola virus. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 143, 4-5.

Kortepeter, M. G., Smith, P. W., Hewlett, A., & Cieslak, T. J. (2014). Caring for patients with Ebola: A challenge in any care facility. Annals of Internal Medicine. [Epub ahead of print 16 October 2014] doi:10.7326/M14-2289

Isakov, A.P. Miles W., Gibbs S.G., Lowe J.J., Jamison A., Swansiger R.G (2014). Biocontainment ground transport procedures. Annals of Internal Medicine. In press.

Lowe, J. J., Jelden, K. C., Schenarts, P. J., Rupp, L. E., Hawes, K. J., Tysor, B. M., et al. Considerations for safe EMS transport of patients infected with Ebola virus. Prehospital Emergency Care. In Press

Schwedhelm, SS, Beam, EL, Morris, RD, Sebastian, JG. Reflections on interprofessional team-based clinical care during the Ebola epidemic: The Nebraska experience. Nursing Outlook. In press.

Beam, E.L., Gibbs, S.G., Hewlett, A., Iwen, P.C., Nuss, S.L., Smith, P.W. Clinical Challenges in Isolation Care: Safe Practices for Nurses at the Bedside. American Journal of Nursing. (Accepted November 2014).

Jelden, K.C., Gibbs, S.G., Smith, P.W., Schweldhelm, M., Iwen, P.C., Beam, E.L, Hayes, A.K., Marion, N., Kratochvil, C.J., Boulter, K.C., Hewlett, A., Lowe, J.J. Nebraska Biocontainment Unit Patient Discharge and Environmental Decontamination following Ebola Care. American Journal of Infection Control. Am J Infect Control 2015; 43:203-205.

Beam E., Boutler K.C., Gibbs S.G., Hewlett A.L., Kratochvil C.J., Lowe J.J., Schwedhelm S.S., Smith P.W.. Planning and Response to Ebola: An Integrated Approach. American Journal of Infection Control. (Accepted January 2015).

Johnson DW1, Sullivan JN, Piquette CA, Hewlett AL, Bailey KL, Smith PW, Kalil AC, Lisco SJ. Lessons Learned: Critical Care Management of Ebola Patients in the United States. Critical Care Medicine. (Accepted December 2014) Crit Care Med 2015 Mar 9. Epub 2015 Mar 9.

Schwedhelm, MM, Ebola surgical protocols enhance safety of patients and personnel, OR Manager. 2015 Apr; 31(4):1, 7-11.

Southern TR, Racsa LD, Albariño CG, Fey PD, Hinrichs SH, Murphy CN, Herrera VL, Sambol AR, Hill CE, Ryan EL, Kraft CS, Campbell S, Sealy TK, Schuh A, Ritchie JC, Lyon GM 3rd, Mehta AK, Varkey JB, Ribner BS, Brantly KP, Ströher U, Iwen PC, Burd EM.  Comparison of FilmArray and Quantitative Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase PCR for Detection of Zaire Ebolavirus from Contrived and Clinical Specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Sep;53(9):2956-60. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01317-15. Epub 2015 Jul 8. PMID: 26157148 [PubMed – in process]

Wadman MC, Schwedhelm SS, Watson S, Swanhorst J, Gibbs SG, Lowe JJ, Iwen PC, Hayes AK, Needham S, Johnson DW, Kalin DJ, Zeger WG, Muelleman RL.  Emergency Department Processes for the Evaluation and Management of Persons Under Investigation for Ebola Virus Disease. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;66(3):306-14. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.04.020. Epub 2015 May 21. Review. PMID: 26003001 [PubMed – in process]

Lowe JJ, Hewlett AL, Iwen PC, Smith PW, Gibbs SG.  Surrogate testing suggests that chlorine dioxide gas exposure would not inactivate Ebola virus contained in environmental blood contamination. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2015 May 8:0. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25955403 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Beam E, Gibbs SG, Hewlett AL, Iwen PC, Nuss SL, Smith PW.  Clinical challenges in isolation care. (UPDATE citation) Am J Nurs. 2015 Apr;115(4):44-9. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000463027.27141.32. PMID: 25811520 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]