Marc Mendelson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Maximising access to achieve appropriate human antimicrobial use in low-income and middle-income countries
    Marc Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa Electronic address
    Lancet 387:188-98. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Role of antibiotic stewardship in extending the age of modern medicine
    M Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 105:414-8. 2015
  3. doi request reprint A global call for action to combat antimicrobial resistance: can we get it right this time?
    Marc Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 104:478-9. 2014
  4. pmc Burden of pneumocystis pneumonia in HIV-infected adults in sub-Saharan Africa: protocol for a systematic review
    Sean Wasserman
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa
    Syst Rev 2:112. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Rapidly progressive post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease following withdrawal of sirolimus
    Marc Mendelson
    Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:924-6. 2012
  6. pmc Health risks in travelers to South Africa: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
    Marc Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:991-5. 2010
  7. pmc Complications of antiretroviral therapy initiation in hospitalised patients with HIV-associated tuberculosis
    Helen van der Plas
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e54145. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Clinical Characteristics, Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes of Disseminated Emmonsiosis: A Retrospective Case Series
    Ilan S Schwartz
    Departments of Medical Microbiology and Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Infect Dis 61:1004-12. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of the infectious diseases unit at Groote Schuur Hospital in addressing South Africa's greatest burden of disease
    Mishal Pandie
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 102:528-31. 2012
  10. pmc Failure to eradicate Isospora belli diarrhoea despite immune reconstitution in adults with HIV--a case series
    Tom H Boyles
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e42844. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Maximising access to achieve appropriate human antimicrobial use in low-income and middle-income countries
    Marc Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa Electronic address
    Lancet 387:188-98. 2016
    ..The key global enablers of sustainable financing, governance, and leadership will be necessary to achieve access while preventing excess antimicrobial use. ..
  2. doi request reprint Role of antibiotic stewardship in extending the age of modern medicine
    M Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 105:414-8. 2015
    ..This review describes antibiotic stewardship at the individual patient and programmatic level, which must be adopted by every prescriber if we are to preserve modern medicine for future generations...
  3. doi request reprint A global call for action to combat antimicrobial resistance: can we get it right this time?
    Marc Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 104:478-9. 2014
    ..What is different this time, how do we break the mould to ensure that significant international change occurs, and how is South Africa positioning itself to respond to the call? This editorial looks at ways to approach the problem. ..
  4. pmc Burden of pneumocystis pneumonia in HIV-infected adults in sub-Saharan Africa: protocol for a systematic review
    Sean Wasserman
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa
    Syst Rev 2:112. 2013
    ..We therefore propose to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis in order to investigate the burden of PCP in this population...
  5. doi request reprint Rapidly progressive post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease following withdrawal of sirolimus
    Marc Mendelson
    Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:924-6. 2012
    ..We present a case of rapidly progressive central nervous system (CNS) polymorphic Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-related post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder following the withdrawal of sirolimus...
  6. pmc Health risks in travelers to South Africa: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
    Marc Mendelson
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:991-5. 2010
    ..Vaccine-preventable diseases, typhoid, hepatitis A, and potential rabies exposures were uncommon in South Africa travelers. Pre-travel advice for the travelers to the 2010 World Cup should be individualized according to these findings...
  7. pmc Complications of antiretroviral therapy initiation in hospitalised patients with HIV-associated tuberculosis
    Helen van der Plas
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e54145. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint Clinical Characteristics, Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes of Disseminated Emmonsiosis: A Retrospective Case Series
    Ilan S Schwartz
    Departments of Medical Microbiology and Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Infect Dis 61:1004-12. 2015
    ..We describe the geographic distribution, clinical characteristics, and management of patients with disease caused by Emmonsia sp., a novel dimorphic fungal pathogen recently described in South Africa...
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of the infectious diseases unit at Groote Schuur Hospital in addressing South Africa's greatest burden of disease
    Mishal Pandie
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 102:528-31. 2012
    ..However, other infections including community-acquired and imported infections and the rise in hospital-acquired infections pose a considerable threat to public health...
  10. pmc Failure to eradicate Isospora belli diarrhoea despite immune reconstitution in adults with HIV--a case series
    Tom H Boyles
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e42844. 2012
    ..Mortality was high and pending more data we recommend extended treatment with high-dose co-trimoxazole in similar cases...
  11. pmc Antibiotic stewardship ward rounds and a dedicated prescription chart reduce antibiotic consumption and pharmacy costs without affecting inpatient mortality or re-admission rates
    Tom H Boyles
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e79747. 2013
    ..Few studies have been reported from developing countries and none from Africa that report on an intervention based approach with outcomes that include morbidity and mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Blood cultures taken from patients attending emergency departments in South Africa are an important antibiotic stewardship tool, which directly influences patient management
    Tom H Boyles
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 15:410. 2015
    ..Data on the prevalence and causes of community acquired BSI in Africa are scarce and there are no studies from South Africa. There are no validated clinical prediction rules for use of blood cultures in Africa...
  13. doi request reprint HIV-positive-to-HIV-positive kidney transplantation--results at 3 to 5 years
    Elmi Muller
    From the Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery E M, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine Z B, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine M M, and the Department of Surgery D K, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 372:613-20. 2015
    ..We report the outcomes at 3 to 5 years in HIV-positive patients who received kidneys from HIV-positive deceased donors...
  14. doi request reprint A dimorphic fungus causing disseminated infection in South Africa
    Chris Kenyon
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 369:1416-24. 2013
    ..We report a fungal pathogen within the genus emmonsia that is most closely related to E. pasteuriana in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults in South Africa...
  15. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of comorbidity and need for up-referral among inpatients at a district-level hospital with specialist tuberculosis services in South Africa: the need for specialist support
    Helen van der Plas
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 101:529-32. 2011
    ..To support these hospitals effectively, outreach, skills transfer through training, and improved radiology resources are required to optimise patient care...
  16. doi request reprint Pulmonary manifestations of the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
    Gregory Calligaro
    Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 17:180-8. 2011
    ..Pulmonologists need an awareness of the timing, presentation and treatment of pulmonary IRIS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients: challenges and future prospects
    Marc Mendelson
    Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Br Med Bull 81:149-65. 2007
    ..The lack of an effective diagnostic test for smear-negative tuberculosis (TB) is a major contributor to the death of HIV patients in countries with high burden of HIV/Mycobacterium tuberculosis co-infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intractable intracranial tuberculous infection responsive to thalidomide: report of four cases
    Johan F Schoeman
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    J Child Neurol 21:301-8. 2006
    ..Adjunctive thalidomide might have a role in the management of intractable intracranial tuberculosis and needs further investigation in this regard...