Michael Dan

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharyngeal Gonorrhea in female sex workers: Response to a single 2-g dose of azithromycin
    Michael Dan
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 33:512-5. 2006
  2. pmc Household transmission of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Tamar Gottesman
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:859-60. 2008
  3. pmc Opisthorchiasis from imported raw fish
    Orit Yossepowitch
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2122-6. 2004
  4. pmc Distinguishing importation from diversification of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae by molecular evolutionary analysis
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:84. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of moxifloxacin in serum and synovial fluid, and ex vivo bactericidal activity against arthritis-causing pathogens
    M Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, The E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:283-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of fluoroquinolones in gonorrhoea: the increasing problem of resistance
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Disease Unit and the Clinic for Genitourinary Infections, E Wolfson Hospital, Israel
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:829-54. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among pregnant women in Israel
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, The E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 30:835-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Failure of nitazoxanide to cure trichomoniasis in three women
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 34:813-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Candida colonization of the vagina in elderly residents of a long-term-care hospital
    M Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Holon, 58100, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:394-6. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Performance of a rapid yeast test in detecting Candida spp. in the vagina
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Disease Unit, Clinic for Genitourinary Infections, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67:52-5. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Pharyngeal Gonorrhea in female sex workers: Response to a single 2-g dose of azithromycin
    Michael Dan
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 33:512-5. 2006
    ..In the current study, we assessed the prevalence of pharyngeal gonorrhea among sex workers in Tel Aviv and evaluated the efficacy of a single 2-g dose of azithromycin in eradicating the infection...
  2. pmc Household transmission of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Tamar Gottesman
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:859-60. 2008
  3. pmc Opisthorchiasis from imported raw fish
    Orit Yossepowitch
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2122-6. 2004
    ..The epidemiology and biology of Opisthorchiidae in the former Soviet Union are reviewed...
  4. pmc Distinguishing importation from diversification of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae by molecular evolutionary analysis
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:84. 2007
    ..We applied molecular evolutionary analyses to DNA sequences from 9 housekeeping genes and gyrA, parC and porB of 24 quinolone resistant N. gonorrhoeae (QRNG) and 24 quinolone sensitive isolates collected in Israel during 2000-2001...
  5. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of moxifloxacin in serum and synovial fluid, and ex vivo bactericidal activity against arthritis-causing pathogens
    M Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, The E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:283-6. 2004
    ..On the basis of its pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics, moxifloxacin seems to be an excellent candidate for the treatment of joint infections, except those caused by P. aeruginosa...
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of fluoroquinolones in gonorrhoea: the increasing problem of resistance
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Disease Unit and the Clinic for Genitourinary Infections, E Wolfson Hospital, Israel
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:829-54. 2004
    ..In Africa and Latin America, gonococci continue to be susceptible to fluoroquinolones...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among pregnant women in Israel
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, The E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 30:835-8. 2003
    ..The availability of the new type-specific assays that provide accurate serologic results prompted us to study the seroprevalence of HSV-2 infection among pregnant women in Israel...
  8. ncbi request reprint Failure of nitazoxanide to cure trichomoniasis in three women
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 34:813-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Candida colonization of the vagina in elderly residents of a long-term-care hospital
    M Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Holon, 58100, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:394-6. 2006
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  10. doi request reprint Performance of a rapid yeast test in detecting Candida spp. in the vagina
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Disease Unit, Clinic for Genitourinary Infections, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67:52-5. 2010
    ..The Savvycheck rapid yeast test can be used in the busy office instead of microscopy as a point-of-care tool for diagnosing vulvovaginal candidiasis. It can also reduce the need for yeast cultures in patients with vaginitis...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in antimicrobial susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Israel, 2002 to 2007, with special reference to fluoroquinolone resistance
    Michael Dan
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 37:451-3. 2010
    ..A total of 27.1% were resistant to ciprofloxacin, with increasing resistance over the years All isolates remain susceptible to ceftriaxone and spectinomycin...
  12. ncbi request reprint Crossover assessment of serum bactericidal activity of grepafloxacin, ofloxacin and clarithromycin against respiratory pathogens after oral administration to healthy volunteers
    M Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, The E Wolfson Hospital, 58100, Holon, Israel
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 17:491-5. 2001
    ..pneumoniae (1:102.5) but had poor activity against H. influenzae (1:3.1). Minor adverse effects were commonly associated with grepafloxacin...
  13. pmc High prevalence of high-level ciprofloxacin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Tel Aviv, Israel: correlation with response to therapy
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon Central Laboratory, Maccabi Health Services, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:1671-3. 2002
    ..01). The high rate of ciprofloxacin resistance coinciding with a sharp rise in the incidence of gonorrhea precludes the use of fluoroquinolone drugs for the empirical treatment of gonococcal infections acquired in Israel...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phialemonium curvatum arthritis of the knee following intra-articular injection of a corticosteroid
    Michael Dan
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Med Mycol 44:571-4. 2006
    ..P.curvatum is commonly found in the environment and is often considered a contaminant; yet, its pathogenic potential should be seriously considered in selected patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted Escherichia coli urethritis and orchiepididymitis
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 39:16-7. 2012
    ..The identity of the genital isolates from both partners was confirmed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mucormycosis of the head and neck
    Michael Dan
    E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, 58100, Israel
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:123-31. 2011
    ..Surgical excision of necrotic tissue is essential. Lipid formulations of amphotericin B have become the standard treatment for mucormycosis. Posaconazole is useful as salvage therapy, but cannot be recommended yet as primary therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vaginitis in a gynecologic practice in Israel: causes and risk factors
    Michael Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:629-32. 2003
    ..Vaginal symptoms are a leading reason for a patient to visit her gynecologist. Little is known about the prevalence of the different causes of vaginitis and the risk factors for this entity in Israel...
  18. doi request reprint Penile herpes simplex virus type 1 infection presenting two and a half years after Jewish ritual circumcision of an infant
    Orit Yossepowitch
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel and Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 40:516-7. 2013
    ..We report a case of genital herpes that first presented at the age of 2½ years. We believe that the infection was acquired asymptomatically through direct orogenital suction performed during circumcision in the newborn period...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical aspects of enteric fever in Israel
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:540-5. 2006
    ..The reasons for the difference in causative agents along ethnic lines need further evaluation. A more efficient vaccine for travelers that includes S. Paratyphi A is needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gastric microbiota in elderly patients fed via nasogastric tubes for prolonged periods
    R Segal
    Shmuel Harofeh, Geriatric Medical Centre, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 63:79-83. 2006
    ..The cause of the high gastric pH and its relation to pathogenic bacteria warrants further study...
  21. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus colonization in the nasopharynx of nasogastric tube-fed patients in a long-term care facility
    R Segal
    Shmuel Harofeh Geriatric Medical Center, Beer Yaacov 70350, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1147-9. 2009
    ..45, P < 0.005) for both oxacillin-susceptible and oxacillin-resistant S. aureus. The presence of NGTs for feeding in elderly frail patients is not associated with higher rates of S. aureus colonization in the nares or oral cavity...
  22. doi request reprint Bacteremia in a multilevel geriatric hospital
    Emily Lubart
    Shmuel Harofe Geriatric Medical Center affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:204-7. 2011
    ..Bloodstream infection (BSI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitals. Bacteremia in the elderly remains a diagnostic as well as a therapeutic challenge to the clinician...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pathogenic colonization of the stomach in enterally fed elderly patients: Comparing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy with nasogastric tube
    Refael Segal
    Shmuel Harofeh Geriatric Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1905-8. 2006
    ..To compare the gastric juice microbiota of older people fed through a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (PEG) with that of those fed through a nasogastric tube (NGT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint High rate of vaginal infections caused by non-C. albicans Candida species among asymptomatic women
    M Dan
    The Clinic for Genitourinary Infections, Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Med Mycol 40:383-6. 2002
    ..The significantly higher rate of these yeasts in asymptomatic women is in accord with the known tendency of non-C. albicans Candida species to cause mild symptoms...
  25. doi request reprint A cost-saving algorithm for rapid diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus and susceptibility to oxacillin directly from positive blood culture bottles by combined testing with BinaxNOW® S. aureus and Xpert MRSA/SA Assay
    Orit Yossepowitch
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon 58100, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 78:352-5. 2014
    ..The combined rapid assays produced results within 2 hours and reduced the cost by 75% compared with the Xpert MRSA/SA BC Assay if used alone on all blood bottles. ..
  26. doi request reprint Pseudallescheria boydii infection of a prosthetic hip joint--an uncommon infection in a rare location
    Tamar Gottesman-Yekutieli
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 342:250-3. 2011
    ..Hip involvement was rarely reported, and this is the first description of a prosthetic joint infection with Scedosporium sp...
  27. doi request reprint Chikungunya fever in Israeli travelers returning from northwestern India
    Amir Tanay
    Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases Units, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Travel Med 15:382-4. 2008
    ..We describe the case of three Israeli travelers who developed fever, maculopapular rash, and long-standing arthralgias while visiting northern Indian states not known to be involved in the chikungunya fever epidemic...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurosyphilis: the reemergence of an historical disease
    Ronit Gilad
    Department of Neurology, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:117-8. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis in the 21st century]
    Orit Yossepowitch
    Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon
    Harefuah 146:206-11, 245. 2007
    ..Treatment of latent tuberculosis still relies mainly on the use of isoniazid, and efforts continue to improve patient compliance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Malaria in travelers returning from short organized tours to holiday resorts in Mombassa, Kenya
    Ronen Ben-Ami
    Infectious Disease Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:364-7. 2005
    ..Short trips to holiday resorts in Mombassa, Kenya, have gained popularity among Israelis since the early 1990s. A cluster of cases of malaria among returned travelers raised concern that preventive measures were being neglected...
  31. pmc Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the oropharyngeal ecosystem of tube-fed patients
    Arthur Leibovitz
    Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:956-9. 2003
    ..aeruginosa organisms. The pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profile of these organisms was similar to that of P. aeruginosa isolates from the oropharynx. NGT-fed patients may serve as vectors of resistant P. aeruginosa strains...
  32. ncbi request reprint Penetration of ciprofloxacin into human peritoneal tissue following a single oral dose of 750 milligrams
    M Dan
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Chemother 4:27-9. 1992
    ..3 micrograms/g (range, 0.52 to 2.57 micrograms/g). The achieved concentrations are above the minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of ciprofloxacin for most gram-negative bacteria commonly involved in intra-abdominal infections...
  33. ncbi request reprint Severe vulvovaginitis associated with intravaginal nystatin therapy
    M Dan
    Clinic for Genitourinary Infections, Infectious Diseases Unit, E Wolfson Hospital, Holon 58100, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:254-5. 2001
    ..Mucocutaneous adverse effects have rarely been reported with nystatin despite long years of use. This complication should be included in the differential diagnosis of clinical failure of intravaginal nystatin therapy...
  34. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among brothel-based sex workers in Tel-Aviv area, Israel: high prevalence of pharyngeal gonorrhoea
    Y Linhart
    Tel Aviv District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 19:656-9. 2008
    ..The high prevalence of pharyngeal gonorrhoea reflects most probably the expanding demand of clients for oral sex and the insufficient condom use in this form of sex...
  35. ncbi request reprint The return of gonorrhea
    Michael Dan
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:164-6. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Probiotics--a therapy in search of a disease
    Michael Dan
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:846. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 1 is the prevailing cause of genital herpes in the Tel Aviv area, Israel
    Zmira Samra
    Department of Microbiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Sex Transm Dis 30:794-6. 2003
    ..The changing epidemiology of genital herpes with the increasing importance of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 prompted a study on the relative prevalence of HSV-1 and HSV-2 among cases of genital herpes in the Tel Aviv area, Israel...
  38. ncbi request reprint Quinolone resistance-determining region mutations and por type of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates: resistance surveillance and typing by molecular methodologies
    Julie A Giles
    Division of Allergies and Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:2085-93. 2004
    ..gonorrhoeae in settings in which nonculture diagnostic methods are used...
  39. pmc Use of applied biosystems 7900HT sequence detection system and Taqman assay for detection of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Julie Giles
    Division of Allergies and Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA corrected
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3281-3. 2004
    ..Here we describe a real-time molecular assay for detecting QRDR mutations in gonococci...
  40. ncbi request reprint The reemergence of sexually transmitted infections in Israel
    Michael Dan
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:151. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint The VI-SENSE-vaginal discharge self-test to facilitate management of vaginal symptoms
    Adam Geva
    SBC Women s Health Centers of Lin, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1351-6. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate a diagnostic panty liner (VI-SENSE) (Common Sense, Caesarea, Israel) developed to facilitate diagnosis of vaginal infections by detecting disordered acidity level...
  42. ncbi request reprint Infectious complications of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia: don't throw the baby out with the bathwater
    Michael Dan
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:463-5. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint [Sexually transmitted diseases--an update]
    Nadav Davidovitch
    The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 144:272-8, 302. 2005
    ..These clinics are staffed with a multidisciplinary group of specialists, including gynecologists, dermatologists, epidemiologists, nurses and social workers...