Mark Melzer

Summary

Affiliation: King George Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality following bacteraemic infection caused by extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing E. coli compared to non-ESBL producing E. coli
    Mark Melzer
    Department of Microbiology, Queen s Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Romford, Essex, UK
    J Infect 55:254-9. 2007
  2. pmc Biliary tract infection and bacteraemia: presentation, structural abnormalities, causative organisms and clinical outcomes
    M Melzer
    King George Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex IG3 8YB, UK
    Postgrad Med J 83:773-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Previous treatment in predicting drug-resistant tuberculosis in an area bordering East London, UK
    Mark Melzer
    Department of Microbiology, Queen s Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Romford, Essex, UK
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e717-22. 2010
  4. pmc Community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis in an alcoholic patient with an infected pancreatic pseudocyst; a case report and review of literature
    Adriana Orzechowska
    Department of Microbiology, King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, UK
    J Med Case Reports 1:116. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Mortality and associated risk factors in consecutive patients admitted to a UK NHS trust with community acquired bacteraemia
    Luke Hounsom
    Department of Microbiology, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, Essex UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:757-62. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Fever, backache, and groin pain
    Mark Melzer
    King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:252. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint University-acquired pneumonia
    Rachel C Allan
    King George Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Goodmayes, Essex, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:184. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The case for outpatient treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a selected UK immigrant population
    Mark Melzer
    King George and Queen s Hospitals, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex IG3 8YB, UK
    J Infect 59:259-63. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus more virulent than methicillin-susceptible S. aureus? A comparative cohort study of British patients with nosocomial infection and bacteremia
    M Melzer
    Dept of Microbiology, King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, England
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1453-60. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital-based study of viridans streptococcal bacteraemia in children and adults
    Lionel K K Tan
    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    J Infect 56:103-7. 2008

Collaborators

  • Greta Rait
  • L K K Tan
  • Luke Hounsom
  • Adriana Orzechowska
  • Rachel C Allan
  • Kate Grayson
  • Sandra Lacey
  • Geraldine Soosay
  • V Wijesuriya
  • Mohammad Moghal

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality following bacteraemic infection caused by extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing E. coli compared to non-ESBL producing E. coli
    Mark Melzer
    Department of Microbiology, Queen s Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Romford, Essex, UK
    J Infect 55:254-9. 2007
    ..Main outcome measures were mortality, time from bacteraemia to death and length of inpatient stay...
  2. pmc Biliary tract infection and bacteraemia: presentation, structural abnormalities, causative organisms and clinical outcomes
    M Melzer
    King George Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex IG3 8YB, UK
    Postgrad Med J 83:773-6. 2007
    ..Few papers describe blood culture isolates, underlying structural abnormalities and clinical outcomes in patients with bacteraemia...
  3. doi request reprint Previous treatment in predicting drug-resistant tuberculosis in an area bordering East London, UK
    Mark Melzer
    Department of Microbiology, Queen s Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Romford, Essex, UK
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e717-22. 2010
    ..Secondly, we examined the association between past treatment and drug resistance...
  4. pmc Community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis in an alcoholic patient with an infected pancreatic pseudocyst; a case report and review of literature
    Adriana Orzechowska
    Department of Microbiology, King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, UK
    J Med Case Reports 1:116. 2007
    ..Post mortem examination revealed bacterial meningitis and an infected pancreatic pseudocyst. Klebsiella pneumoniae was isolated from the pancreas and meninges...
  5. doi request reprint Mortality and associated risk factors in consecutive patients admitted to a UK NHS trust with community acquired bacteraemia
    Luke Hounsom
    Department of Microbiology, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, Essex UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:757-62. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine outcomes and risk factors associated with mortality in consecutive patients admitted to a UK NHS trust with community acquired infections that cause bacteraemia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fever, backache, and groin pain
    Mark Melzer
    King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:252. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint University-acquired pneumonia
    Rachel C Allan
    King George Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Goodmayes, Essex, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:184. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The case for outpatient treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a selected UK immigrant population
    Mark Melzer
    King George and Queen s Hospitals, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex IG3 8YB, UK
    J Infect 59:259-63. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus more virulent than methicillin-susceptible S. aureus? A comparative cohort study of British patients with nosocomial infection and bacteremia
    M Melzer
    Dept of Microbiology, King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, England
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1453-60. 2003
    ..10% for MRSA-infected patients [P<.001] and 37% vs. 3% for MSSA-infected patients [P<.001]). There was a strong statistical trend toward death due to nosocomial MRSA infection and bacteremia, compared with MSSA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital-based study of viridans streptococcal bacteraemia in children and adults
    Lionel K K Tan
    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    J Infect 56:103-7. 2008
    ..To assess the proportion and clinical significance of bacteraemia caused by viridans streptococci (VS) in immunocompetent adults and children...
  11. pmc Rapid screening for MRSA: Preventing infections from cannulas reduces MRSA
    Mark Melzer
    BMJ 336:1085-6. 2008