Steven Schaeffer Spires, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Email address steven.spires@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Medicine, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, 2012 - 2014
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Medicine, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, 2009 - 2012
  • M.D., Mercer University, School of Medicine, 2009

Publications

Johnson, Melissa D., Angelina P. Davis, April P. Dyer, Travis M. Jones, S Shaefer Spires, and Elizabeth Dodds Ashley. “Top Myths of Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases in Hospital Medicine.” Am J Med, March 31, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2022.03.019.

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Yarrington, Michael E., Rebekah H. Wrenn, Justin Spivey, Christopher J. Shoff, Eileen K. Maziarz, S Shaefer Spires, Nicholas A. Turner, Anthony Diez, Deverick J. Anderson, and Rebekah W. Moehring. “Well-being tradeoffs: Effect of loosening overnight restrictions on antimicrobial starts.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 43, no. 2 (February 2022): 255–57. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2021.340.

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Hobbs, Athena L. V., Nicholas Turner, Imad Omer, Morgan K. Walker, Ronald M. Beaulieu, Muhammad Sheikh, S Shaefer Spires, et al. “Risk factors for mortality and progression to severe COVID-19 disease in the Southeast region in the United States: A report from the SEUS Study Group.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 42, no. 12 (December 2021): 1464–72. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.1435.

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Moehring, Rebekah W., Michael E. Yarrington, Angelina E. Davis, April P. Dyer, Melissa D. Johnson, Travis M. Jones, S Shaefer Spires, Deverick J. Anderson, Daniel J. Sexton, and Elizabeth S. Dodds Ashley. “Effects of a Collaborative, Community Hospital Network for Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Implementation.” Clin Infect Dis 73, no. 9 (November 2, 2021): 1656–63. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab356.

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Harris, Bryan D., Gale A. Thomas, Matthew H. Greene, Steven S. Spires, and Thomas R. Talbot. “Ventilator Bundle Compliance and Risk of Ventilator-Associated Events.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 39, no. 6 (June 2018): 637–43. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.30.

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Spires, Steven S., Peter F. Rebeiro, Mickie Miller, Katie Koss, Patty W. Wright, and Thomas R. Talbot. “Medically Attended Catheter Complications Are Common in Patients With Outpatient Central Venous Catheters.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 39, no. 4 (April 2018): 439–44. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.8.

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Spires, Steven Schaeffer, H Keipp Talbot, Carolyn A. Pope, and Thomas R. Talbot. “Paramyxovirus Outbreak in a Long-Term Care Facility: The Challenges of Implementing Infection Control Practices in a Congregate Setting.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 38, no. 4 (April 2017): 399–404. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2016.316.

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Spires, Steven S. “CORR Insights(®): Does Preadmission Cutaneous Chlorhexidine Preparation Reduce Surgical Site Infections After Total Hip Arthroplasty?” Clin Orthop Relat Res 474, no. 7 (July 2016): 1589–91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11999-016-4796-1.

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Pettit, April C., Jonathan A. Kropski, Jessica L. Castilho, Jonathan E. Schmitz, Carol A. Rauch, Bret C. Mobley, Xuan J. Wang, Steven S. Spires, and Meredith E. Pugh. “The index case for the fungal meningitis outbreak in the United States.” N Engl J Med 367, no. 22 (November 29, 2012): 2119–25. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1212292.

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