Robert L Atmar

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Noroviruses everywhere: has something changed?
    Mary K Estes
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:467-74. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Intanza(®): a new intradermal vaccine for seasonal influenza
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, MS BCM280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 9:1399-409. 2010
  3. pmc Norovirus vaccine against experimental human Norwalk Virus illness
    Robert L Atmar
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:2178-87. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Adjuvants for pandemic influenza vaccines
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 280, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 333:323-44. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of nonadjuvanted and MF59-adjuvanted influenza A/H9N2 vaccine preparations
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1135-42. 2006
  6. pmc Picornavirus, the most common respiratory virus causing infection among patients of all ages hospitalized with acute respiratory illness
    Robert L Atmar
    Viral Respiratory Pathogens Research Unit and the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:506-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The epidemiologic and clinical importance of norovirus infection
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, MS BCM280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:275-90, viii. 2006
  8. pmc Evaluation of age-related differences in the immunogenicity of a G9 H9N2 influenza vaccine
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 29:8066-72. 2011
  9. pmc Norwalk virus does not replicate in human macrophages or dendritic cells derived from the peripheral blood of susceptible humans
    Margarita K Lay
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Virology 406:1-11. 2010
  10. pmc Contrasting effects of type I interferon as a mucosal adjuvant for influenza vaccine in mice and humans
    Robert B Couch
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM 280, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 27:5344-8. 2009

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Noroviruses everywhere: has something changed?
    Mary K Estes
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:467-74. 2006
    ..This review summarizes new information about where and why these viruses are detected as well as new developments to prevent or treat these infections...
  2. doi request reprint Intanza(®): a new intradermal vaccine for seasonal influenza
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, MS BCM280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 9:1399-409. 2010
    ..Intanza has more frequent injection-site reactions than intramuscularly delivered vaccine, but it is safe and well tolerated. Intanza provides a new option for the prevention of influenza...
  3. pmc Norovirus vaccine against experimental human Norwalk Virus illness
    Robert L Atmar
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:2178-87. 2011
    ..Noroviruses cause epidemic and sporadic acute gastroenteritis. No vaccine is available to prevent norovirus illness or infection...
  4. doi request reprint Adjuvants for pandemic influenza vaccines
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 280, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 333:323-44. 2009
    ..A number of other adjuvants are under investigation to evaluate their ability to improve the immunogenicity of inactivated vaccines targeting influenza A/H5N1...
  5. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of nonadjuvanted and MF59-adjuvanted influenza A/H9N2 vaccine preparations
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1135-42. 2006
    ..Influenza A/H9N2 viruses can infect humans and are considered to be a pandemic threat. Effective vaccines are needed for these and other avian influenza viruses...
  6. pmc Picornavirus, the most common respiratory virus causing infection among patients of all ages hospitalized with acute respiratory illness
    Robert L Atmar
    Viral Respiratory Pathogens Research Unit and the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:506-8. 2012
    ..The molecular assays doubled the number of infections identified; picornaviruses were the most frequent in patients of all ages, followed by respiratory syncytial virus and influenza viruses...
  7. ncbi request reprint The epidemiologic and clinical importance of norovirus infection
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, MS BCM280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:275-90, viii. 2006
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology, clinical manifestations and pathogenesis of norovirus infection, and it describes the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to this disease...
  8. pmc Evaluation of age-related differences in the immunogenicity of a G9 H9N2 influenza vaccine
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 29:8066-72. 2011
    ..Persons born before 1968 were not more likely to respond to a G9 H9N2 influenza vaccine than persons born in 1970 or later...
  9. pmc Norwalk virus does not replicate in human macrophages or dendritic cells derived from the peripheral blood of susceptible humans
    Margarita K Lay
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Virology 406:1-11. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that NV does not replicate in human CD11c(+) DCs, monocyte-derived DCs and MPhi, but abortive infection may occur in a few DCs. These results suggest that NV tropism is distinct from that of murine noroviruses...
  10. pmc Contrasting effects of type I interferon as a mucosal adjuvant for influenza vaccine in mice and humans
    Robert B Couch
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM 280, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 27:5344-8. 2009
    ..Thus, despite exhibiting a significant adjuvant effect in mice, interferon did not exhibit an adjuvant effect for induction of antibody in respiratory secretions of humans to inactivated influenza virus vaccine given intranasally...
  11. pmc Antibody correlates and predictors of immunity to naturally occurring influenza in humans and the importance of antibody to the neuraminidase
    Robert B Couch
    Departments of Molecular Virology and Microbiology and Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:974-81. 2013
    ..Serum antibody to the hemagglutinin (HA) of influenza viruses is a correlate and predictor of immunity to influenza in humans; the relative values of other correlates are uncertain...
  12. pmc A dose-response evaluation of inactivated influenza vaccine given intranasally and intramuscularly to healthy young adults
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 25:5367-73. 2007
    ..Nasal IgA antibody responses were more common when vaccine was administered IN; and, when the IN dosage was increased, the primary benefit from IN vaccine over IM vaccine appeared to be greater induction of nasal secretory antibody...
  13. pmc Serological responses to experimental Norwalk virus infection measured using a quantitative duplex time-resolved fluorescence immunoassay
    Owen Kavanagh
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1187-90. 2011
    ..The duplex assay showed superior performance by detecting seroconversion following experimental NV infection at an earlier time point than a reference total immunoglobulin enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)...
  14. pmc Randomized comparative study of the serum antihemagglutinin and antineuraminidase antibody responses to six licensed trivalent influenza vaccines
    Robert B Couch
    Departments of Molecular Virology and Microbiology and Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 31:190-5. 2012
    ..Recently we have shown that NA inhibiting antibody can independently contribute to immunity to naturally-occurring influenza immunity in the presence of antibody to the HA...
  15. pmc Norwalk virus shedding after experimental human infection
    Robert L Atmar
    Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1553-7. 2008
    ..Understanding of the relevance of prolonged fecal norovirus excretion must await the development of sensitive methods to measure virus infectivity...
  16. pmc Noroviruses as a cause of diarrhea in travelers to Guatemala, India, and Mexico
    Hoonmo L Koo
    Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1673-6. 2010
    ..Significant variation in the prevalence of NoV diarrhea and in the predominant genogroup infecting travelers was demonstrated, dependent upon the specific geographic location and over time...
  17. pmc A high dosage influenza vaccine induced significantly more neuraminidase antibody than standard vaccine among elderly subjects
    Thomas R Cate
    Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 28:2076-9. 2010
    ..Ensuring an increased antibody response to the NA antigen in inactivated influenza virus vaccines should increase the protection against influenza. An increased quantity of the NA antigen in the vaccine will ensure an increased response...
  18. ncbi request reprint Respiratory viral infections in patients with chronic, obstructive pulmonary disease
    J David Beckham
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Ben Taub General Hospital, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Infect 50:322-30. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to apply reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR) assays to clinical specimens collected from patients with acute respiratory illness and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  19. doi request reprint Outcomes of treatment for hematogenous Staphylococcus aureus vertebral osteomyelitis in the MRSA ERA
    Daniel J Livorsi
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 286, N1319, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Infect 57:128-31. 2008
    ..aureus (MRSA) has complicated the treatment of this infection. Our objective was to evaluate therapeutic outcomes for S. aureus vertebral osteomyelitis in a setting of high MRSA prevalence...
  20. pmc Identification and characterization of a peptide affinity reagent for detection of noroviruses in clinical samples
    Jennifer D Rogers
    Departments of Pharmacology, aylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1803-8. 2013
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  21. pmc Antibody responses to norovirus genogroup GI.1 and GII.4 proteases in volunteers administered Norwalk virus
    Nadim J Ajami
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:1980-3. 2012
    ..1) challenge study. Prechallenge seroprevalence was lower against the protease from the homologous GI.1 virus than against protease from a heterologous GII.4 strain. Seroresponses were detected for 14 of 19 (74%) infected persons...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety of high doses of influenza vaccine and effect on antibody responses in elderly persons
    Wendy A Keitel
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1121-7. 2006
    ..Immune responses after influenza immunization are reduced in elderly individuals, the group at greatest risk for complications and death after influenza. Improved vaccines are needed to address this problem...
  23. pmc Serological correlate of protection against norovirus-induced gastroenteritis
    Amanda Reeck
    Departments of Molecular Virology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1212-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that antibodies that block NV-HBGA binding are associated with protection from clinical illness following NV exposure...
  24. doi request reprint Increasing doses of an inactivated influenza A/H1N1 vaccine induce increasing levels of cross-reacting antibody to subsequent, antigenically different, variants
    Wendy A Keitel
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1016-8. 2008
    ..Increasing the influenza vaccine dosage safely and predictably enhanced antibody responses to the vaccine virus and to subsequent, antigenically different, influenza A/H1N1 variants...
  25. pmc Norwalk virus RNA is infectious in mammalian cells
    Susana Guix
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza BCM 385, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Virol 81:12238-48. 2007
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  26. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of norovirus-associated travelers' diarrhea
    Nadim J Ajami
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA School of Public Health, Center for Infectious Diseases, Houston, TX, USA
    J Travel Med 21:6-11. 2014
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  27. pmc Secretory pathway antagonism by calicivirus homologues of Norwalk virus nonstructural protein p22 is restricted to noroviruses
    Tyler M Sharp
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Virol J 9:181. 2012
    ..To explore conservation of function of this highly divergent calicivirus protein, we examined the effects of p22 homologues from four human and two murine noroviruses, and feline calicivirus on the secretory pathway...
  28. pmc Direct comparison of an inactivated subvirion influenza A virus subtype H5N1 vaccine administered by the intradermal and intramuscular routes
    Shital M Patel
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:1069-77. 2012
    ..Direct comparisons of similar doses of a novel influenza virus antigen administered by the intradermal route and the intramuscular route have not been reported...
  29. pmc Serum hemagglutination inhibition activity correlates with protection from gastroenteritis in persons infected with Norwalk virus
    Rita Czakó
    Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:284-7. 2012
    ..02). The HAI assay is another assay suitable for the detection of antibody that correlates with protection from Norwalk virus-associated disease...
  30. pmc A phase I evaluation of inactivated influenza A/H5N1 vaccine administered by the intradermal or the intramuscular route
    Shital M Patel
    Baylor College of Medicine, Medicine Infectious Diseases, BCM MS 280, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 28:3025-9. 2010
    ..Higher dosages of H5 HA and/or inclusion of adjuvant will be required to enhance immunogenicity by the ID route...
  31. doi request reprint Detection of human caliciviruses in fecal samples by rt-PCR
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 665:39-50. 2011
    ..This chapter describes methods for sample collection and processing of fecal specimens for molecular detection of enteric viruses, and it also describes both traditional and real-time RT-PCR assays for norovirus diagnosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Norovirus disease: changing epidemiology and host susceptibility factors
    Anne M Hutson
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza BCM 385, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Trends Microbiol 12:279-87. 2004
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  33. pmc Sequential outbreaks of infections by distinct Acinetobacter baumannii strains in a public teaching hospital in Houston, Texas
    Samuel A Shelburne
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Room 535E, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:198-205. 2008
    ..Taken together, we conclude that the outbreak of the A. calcoaceticus-A. baumannii complex in our institution was due to two distinct A. baumannii clones that were associated with significantly different patient outcomes...
  34. pmc Inactivated influenza vaccination for people with spinal cord injury
    Barbara W Trautner
    Department of Medicine Infectious Disease Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center nd Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1886-9. 2004
    ..To examine the antibody responses of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) to the commercially available trivalent influenza vaccine...
  35. pmc A nosocomial outbreak of norovirus infection masquerading as clostridium difficile infection
    Hoonmo L Koo
    Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e75-7. 2009
    ..We describe here the unique challenges of the identification of NoVs as the true etiologic pathogen in an outbreak occurring in a health care setting, where C. difficile infection is endemic, as well as the important lessons learned...
  36. pmc Evaluations for in vitro correlates of immunogenicity of inactivated influenza a H5, H7 and H9 vaccines in humans
    Robert B Couch
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50830. 2012
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  37. ncbi request reprint Correlates of immunity to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) associated-hospitalization: establishment of minimum protective threshold levels of serum neutralizing antibodies
    Pedro A Piedra
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 248E, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 21:3479-82. 2003
    ..To determine if respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) specific, serum antibody titers correlate with protection against RSV associated-hospitalization at all ages...
  38. ncbi request reprint Norwalk virus infection associates with secretor status genotyped from sera
    Anne M Hutson
    Department of Molecular Virology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Med Virol 77:116-20. 2005
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  39. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccine in patients with asthma
    Nicola A Hanania
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 5:111-8. 2006
    ..In this review, the risk-versus-benefit of influenza vaccination in children and adults with asthma is evaluated, based on the current evidence...
  40. pmc Human rhinovirus proteinase 2A induces TH1 and TH2 immunity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Manisha Singh
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:1369-1378.e2. 2010
    ..Acute exacerbation of COPD (AE-COPD) is commonly associated with upper and lower respiratory tract viral infections and can result in respiratory failure in those with advanced lung disease...
  41. pmc Rapid research response to the 2009 A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza pandemic (Revised)
    Wendy A Keitel
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:177. 2013
    ..Sera were tested for the presence and level of HAI and neutralizing antibodies against the A(H1N1)pdm09 virus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Infectious exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with respiratory viruses and non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae
    Venkata Bandi
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 37:69-75. 2003
    ..The results show that exacerbations in adults with COPD were associated with infection caused by virus alone, non-typeable H. influenzae alone, or virus and non-typeable H. influenzae simultaneously...
  43. pmc Prior infections with seasonal influenza A/H1N1 virus reduced the illness severity and epidemic intensity of pandemic H1N1 influenza in healthy adults
    Robert B Couch
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:311-7. 2012
    ..A/H1N1 viruses had circulated in 1918-1957 and 1977-2009 and were in the annual vaccine during 1977-2009...
  44. pmc Increased fluoroquinolone resistance with time in Escherichia coli from >17,000 patients at a large county hospital as a function of culture site, age, sex, and location
    Lauren Becnel Boyd
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 8:4. 2008
    ..In this study, we analyzed the effects of time, culture site, and patient age, sex, and location on fluoroquinolone resistance in E. coli clinical isolates...
  45. pmc Noroviruses: The leading cause of gastroenteritis worldwide
    Hoonmo L Koo
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Discov Med 10:61-70. 2010
    ..However, vaccines based on norovirus capsid protein virus-like particles are promising and may one day become widely available through transgenic expression in plants...
  46. pmc Replication and packaging of Norwalk virus RNA in cultured mammalian cells
    Miyuki Asanaka
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10327-32. 2005
    ..This work establishes a mammalian cell-based system for analysis of human norovirus replication and, thus, makes it feasible to investigate antiviral agents in mammalian cells...
  47. pmc Norwalk virus-like particle hemagglutination by binding to h histo-blood group antigens
    Anne M Hutson
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Virol 77:405-15. 2003
    ..Overall, our results indicate that carbohydrate antigens in the gut are a previously unrecognized factor in NV pathogenesis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Norwalk virus infection and disease is associated with ABO histo-blood group type
    Anne M Hutson
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1335-7. 2002
    ..096; 95% CI, 0.16-0.56) and symptomatic disease (OR, 0; 95% CI, 0-0.999). This is the first report demonstrating an association between a genetic factor and the risk of NV infection and symptomatic disease...
  49. doi request reprint Vaccines for pandemic influenza: summary of recent clinical trials
    Wendy A Keitel
    Molecular Virology and Microbiology and Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 280 One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 333:431-51. 2009
    ..The results of these and future trials will help to identify formulations and immunization regimens for various populations, and will better prepare us to address the threat of both pandemic and interpandemic influenza...
  50. ncbi request reprint Oral step-down therapy is comparable to intravenous therapy for Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis
    Naval G Daver
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Infect 54:539-44. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that regimens with an early switch to oral antibiotics are as effective as prolonged parenteral regimens for staphylococcal osteomyelitis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Preparing for a possible pandemic: influenza A/H5N1 vaccine development
    Wendy A Keitel
    Baylor College of Medicine, Room 221D, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 7:484-90. 2007
    ..Whether or not a pandemic spread of the A/H5N1 virus occurs, lessons learned as a result of these activities will better prepare us for future pandemics, as well as for interpandemic influenza...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reducing the dose of smallpox vaccine reduces vaccine-associated morbidity without reducing vaccination success rates or immune responses
    Robert B Couch
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:826-32. 2007
    ..later identified approximately 85 million additional doses in storage...
  53. pmc Structural analysis of histo-blood group antigen binding specificity in a norovirus GII.4 epidemic variant: implications for epochal evolution
    Sreejesh Shanker
    Verna Marrs Mclean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Virol 85:8635-45. 2011
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  54. ncbi request reprint Immune response to influenza vaccination in children and adults with asthma: effect of corticosteroid therapy
    Nicola A Hanania
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1504 Taub Loop, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:717-24. 2004
    ..However, the effect of maintenance corticosteroid therapy on the immune response to influenza vaccine has received limited evaluation...
  55. pmc Effects of infection and disease with Mycobacterium tuberculosis on serum antibody to glucan and arabinomannan: two surface polysaccharides of this pathogen
    Wendy A Keitel
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:276. 2013
    ..The role of the surface capsular polysaccharides (CPs) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) in the pathogenesis of infection and disease, as well their potential for use as diagnostic reagents and vaccine antigens, are unknown...
  56. doi request reprint Epidemiology of human noroviruses and updates on vaccine development
    Sasirekha Ramani
    aDepartment of Molecular Virology and Microbiology bDepartment of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 30:25-33. 2014
    ..This review summarizes recent NoV disease burden estimates, epidemiology findings and provides an update on virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine studies...
  57. doi request reprint Prenatal passive transfer of maternal immunity in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
    Sally A Nofs
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 153:308-11. 2013
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  58. ncbi request reprint Infections in Hispanic immigrants
    A Clinton White Jr
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1627-32. 2002
    ..When included in the differential diagnosis, most of these infections can be readily diagnosed and treated with currently available methods...
  59. pmc Stem cell-derived human intestinal organoids as an infection model for rotaviruses
    Stacy R Finkbeiner
    Department of Molecular Virology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    MBio 3:e00159-12. 2012
    ..This work demonstrates that iHIOs offer a promising new model to study rotaviruses and other gastrointestinal viruses...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bacteraemia in the elderly: predictors of outcome in an urban teaching hospital
    Benjamin M Greenberg
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Infect 50:288-95. 2005
    ..To analyze the underlying factors of mortality in elderly adults with bacteraemia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Recovery of drug-resistant influenza virus from immunocompromised patients: a case series
    Michael G Ison
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, 22908, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:760-4. 2006
    ..We describe a novel Asp198Asn NA mutation in an influenza B virus and its decreased susceptibility to both oseltamivir and zanamivir...
  62. ncbi request reprint The role of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in AIDS-related Cryptococcus neoformans disease in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Samuel A Shelburne
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1049-52. 2005
    ..Patients with C. neoformans-related IRIS had higher cerebrospinal fluid opening pressures, glucose levels, and white blood cell counts, compared with patients with typical HIV-associated C. neoformans meningitis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Laboratory efforts to cultivate noroviruses
    Erwin Duizer
    National Institutes for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Gen Virol 85:79-87. 2004
    ..Thus, attempts to develop a method for the cultivation of NoV were unsuccessful...
  64. ncbi request reprint Widespread outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis among evacuees of Hurricane Katrina residing in a large "megashelter" in Houston, Texas: lessons learned for prevention
    Eileen L Yee
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Div of Viral Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1032-9. 2007
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  65. pmc Norwalk virus-specific binding to oyster digestive tissues
    Françoise Le Guyader
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Institut Francais de Recherche pour l Exploitation de la Mer, Nantes, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:931-6. 2006
    ..These data show that the oyster can selectively concentrate a human pathogen and that conventional depuration will not eliminate noroviruses from oyster tissue...
  66. ncbi request reprint A semiquantitative approach to estimate Norwalk-like virus contamination of oysters implicated in an outbreak
    Francoise S Le Guyader
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, IFREMER, BP 21105, 44311 Nantes Cedex 03, France
    Int J Food Microbiol 87:107-12. 2003
    ..This finding is useful in beginning to understand shellfish contamination and depuration for use in future hazard analyses...