Jose L del Pozo
Affiliation: University of Navarra
del Pozo J. Role of antibiotic lock therapy for the treatment of catheter-related bloodstream infections. Int J Artif Organs. 2009;32:678-88 pubmed
..It is to be hoped that antibiotic locks will be subject to randomized controlled trials of sufficient power to confirm or refute their use...
Inigo M, del Pozo J. Fungal biofilms: From bench to bedside. Rev Esp Quimioter. 2018;31 Suppl 1:35-38 pubmed
..Since the presence of mixed bacterial-fungal biofilm infections is very prevalent, a combination of antibacterial and antifungal agents should be considered. ..
Chaves F, Garnacho Montero J, del Pozo J, Bouza E, Capdevila J, de Cueto M, et al
. Executive summary: Diagnosis and Treatment of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection: Clinical Guidelines of the Spanish Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (SEIMC) and the Spanish Society of Intensive Care Medicine and Coronary . Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2018;36:112-119 pubmed publisher
Carmona Torre F, Rua M, del Pozo J. [Directed therapeutic approach to Staphylococcus aureus infections. Clinical aspects of prescription]. Rev Esp Quimioter. 2016;29 Suppl 1:15-20 pubmed
..The development of new antibiotics with activity against MRSA and exploring synergies offer a promising alternative to treatment with vancomycin. ..
Fernández Rivero M, del Pozo J, Valentín A, de Diego A, Peman J, Cantón E. Activity of Amphotericin B and Anidulafungin Combined with Rifampicin, Clarithromycin, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid, N-Acetylcysteine, and Farnesol against Candida tropicalis Biofilms. J Fungi (Basel). 2017;3: pubmed publisher
..44 (ANF + FAR). In conclusion, EDTA, NAC, RIF, and CLA improve the activity of AMB and ANF against biofilms developed on both surfaces, which could be an effective strategy against C. tropicalis biofilm-related infections. ..
del Pozo J, Francés M, Hernaez S, Serrera A, Alonso M, Rubio M. Effect of amphotericin B alone or in combination with rifampicin or clarithromycin against Candida species biofilms. Int J Artif Organs. 2011;34:766-70 pubmed publisher
..Rifampin or clarithromycin alone did not exert any effect on Candida species biofilms. Rifampin or clarithromycin combinations with amphotericin B might be of interest in the treatment of Candida biofilm-related infections...
del Pozo J, Cantón E. [Candida biofilm-related infections]. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2016;33:176-83 pubmed publisher
..Most studies to date have focused on bacterial biofilms. The knowledge of the formation of Candida biofilms and their composition is essential to develop new preventive and therapeutic strategies. ..
Carmona Torre F, Rua M, del Pozo J. Non-valvular intravascular device and endovascular graft-related infection. Rev Esp Quimioter. 2017;30 Suppl 1:42-47 pubmed
..This is mostly explainable because of bacterial ability to grow as biofilms on biomaterial surfaces, conferring them antimicrobial resistance. If removal is not possible, chronic suppressive antimicrobial therapy could be an option. ..