Rachel J Gordon

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assist device-related infections
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:426-37. 2006
  2. pmc Prospective, multicenter study of ventricular assist device infections
    Rachel J Gordon
    Departments of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 127:691-702. 2013
  3. pmc Staphylococcus epidermidis colonization is highly clonal across US cardiac centers
    Rachel J Gordon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:1391-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Bacterial infections in drug users
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1945-54. 2005
  5. pmc The NOSE study (nasal ointment for Staphylococcus aureus eradication): a randomized controlled trial of monthly mupirocin in HIV-infected individuals
    Rachel J Gordon
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:466-72. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint A molecular epidemiological analysis of 2 Staphylococcus aureus clonal types colonizing and infecting patients with AIDS
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1028-36. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The clonality of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage
    Christian Cespedes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:444-52. 2005
  8. pmc Pathogenesis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S350-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effect of left ventricular assist device infection on post-transplant outcomes
    Allison R Schulman
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:237-42. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Mucormycosis of the upper extremity in a patient with alcoholic encephalopathy
    Noah M Raizman
    Trauma Training Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:384-8. 2007

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assist device-related infections
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:426-37. 2006
    ..Here, we provide an introduction to ventricular assist devices, explore the nature and pathogenesis of ventricular assist device-related infections, discuss problems with diagnosis, and present treatment and prevention strategies...
  2. pmc Prospective, multicenter study of ventricular assist device infections
    Rachel J Gordon
    Departments of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 127:691-702. 2013
    ..There are limited data on the microbiology and epidemiology of these infections...
  3. pmc Staphylococcus epidermidis colonization is highly clonal across US cardiac centers
    Rachel J Gordon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:1391-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about the clonality of Staphylococcus epidermidis in the United States, although it is the predominant pathogen in infections involving prosthetic materials, including ventricular assist devices (VADs)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bacterial infections in drug users
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1945-54. 2005
  5. pmc The NOSE study (nasal ointment for Staphylococcus aureus eradication): a randomized controlled trial of monthly mupirocin in HIV-infected individuals
    Rachel J Gordon
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:466-72. 2010
    ..HIV-positive patients at HELP/PSI, Inc, an in-patient drug rehabilitation center, had a high baseline prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus colonization (49%) and incidence of infection (17%) in a previous year-long study...
  6. ncbi request reprint A molecular epidemiological analysis of 2 Staphylococcus aureus clonal types colonizing and infecting patients with AIDS
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1028-36. 2005
    ..Little is known about the nature of and risk factors responsible for this association. This study is among the first to prospectively follow carriage and infection in this uniquely high-risk population...
  7. ncbi request reprint The clonality of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage
    Christian Cespedes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:444-52. 2005
    ..The present study demonstrates that carriage of discordant S. aureus strains in individuals with nasal colonization occurs regularly and suggests that the nares are likely sites for horizontal genetic exchange among strains...
  8. pmc Pathogenesis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S350-9. 2008
    ..aureus strains, some MRSA strains contain factors or genetic backgrounds that may enhance their virulence or may enable them to cause particular clinical syndromes. We examine these pathogenic factors...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of left ventricular assist device infection on post-transplant outcomes
    Allison R Schulman
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:237-42. 2009
    ..In this study, we sought to confirm which types of device-related infections impact bridge-to-transplant rates. We also aimed to determine the effect of device-related infections on post-transplant survival and post-transplant infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mucormycosis of the upper extremity in a patient with alcoholic encephalopathy
    Noah M Raizman
    Trauma Training Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:384-8. 2007
    ..We report on a rare case of cutaneous mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus arrhizus in a patient with cirrhosis and renal failure who presented with an ischemic hand. Type of study/level of evidence: Diagnostic V...

Research Grants2

  1. Pathogenesis & epidemiology of S epidermidis ventricular assist device infections
    RACHEL GORDON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will improve the diagnosis of these infections and will identify the genes responsible for them so that vaccines and new treatments can be developed. ..