G Ralph Corey

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint CANVAS 1: the first Phase III, randomized, double-blind study evaluating ceftaroline fosamil for the treatment of patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections
    G Ralph Corey
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:iv41-51. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Integrated analysis of CANVAS 1 and 2: phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ceftaroline versus vancomycin plus aztreonam in complicated skin and skin-structure infection
    G Ralph Corey
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:641-50. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Short-course therapy for bloodstream infections in immunocompetent adults
    G Ralph Corey
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:S47-51. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections: definitions and treatment
    G Ralph Corey
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S254-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint New rules for clinical trials of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections: do not let the perfect be the enemy of the good
    G Ralph Corey
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S469-76. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Risk of intravascular cardiac device infections in patients with bacteraemia: impact on device removal
    G Ralph Corey
    Department of Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 32:S26-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Initial low-dose gentamicin for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis is nephrotoxic
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:713-21. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Early surgery in patients with infective endocarditis: a propensity score analysis
    Olcay Aksoy
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:364-72. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Emergence of coagulase-negative staphylococci as a cause of native valve endocarditis
    Vivian H Chu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:232-42. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of endocarditis among patients with prosthetic valves and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Fadi El-Ahdab
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Med 118:225-9. 2005

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Publications62

  1. doi request reprint CANVAS 1: the first Phase III, randomized, double-blind study evaluating ceftaroline fosamil for the treatment of patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections
    G Ralph Corey
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:iv41-51. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Integrated analysis of CANVAS 1 and 2: phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ceftaroline versus vancomycin plus aztreonam in complicated skin and skin-structure infection
    G Ralph Corey
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:641-50. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Short-course therapy for bloodstream infections in immunocompetent adults
    G Ralph Corey
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:S47-51. 2009
    ..7 days. Patients with bloodstream infections treated with short-course therapy must be followed carefully for occult complications, and should ideally be under the care of an infectious diseases physician...
  4. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections: definitions and treatment
    G Ralph Corey
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S254-9. 2009
    ..aureus bacteremia and the scientific evidence that forms a basis for the use of these agents for this indication are reviewed...
  5. doi request reprint New rules for clinical trials of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections: do not let the perfect be the enemy of the good
    G Ralph Corey
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S469-76. 2011
    ..Thus, we hope that as the FDA and FNIH move forward they will strike a balance between "The Perfect" statistical solution and "The Good" practical clinical realities...
  6. doi request reprint Risk of intravascular cardiac device infections in patients with bacteraemia: impact on device removal
    G Ralph Corey
    Department of Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 32:S26-9. 2008
    ..as well as the pathophysiology of these infections...
  7. doi request reprint Initial low-dose gentamicin for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis is nephrotoxic
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:713-21. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the association between this practice and nephrotoxicity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early surgery in patients with infective endocarditis: a propensity score analysis
    Olcay Aksoy
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:364-72. 2007
    ..Largely because of these limitations, the role of surgery in long-term survival has not been adequately studied...
  9. doi request reprint Emergence of coagulase-negative staphylococci as a cause of native valve endocarditis
    Vivian H Chu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:232-42. 2008
    ..Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are an infrequent cause of native valve endocarditis (NVE), and our understanding of NVE caused by CoNS is incomplete...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of endocarditis among patients with prosthetic valves and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Fadi El-Ahdab
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Med 118:225-9. 2005
    ..However, the risk of endocarditis in patients with a prosthetic valve who develop S. aureus bacteremia is unclear. The aim of this study was to define the risk of prosthetic valve endocarditis in patients with S. aureus bacteremia...
  11. pmc Telavancin versus standard therapy for treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by gram-positive bacteria: FAST 2 study
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:862-7. 2006
    ..These data support the ongoing studies assessing the efficacy and safety of telavancin in the treatment of serious gram-positive infections, particularly involving MRSA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of diabetes mellitus on the clinical manifestations and prognosis of infective endocarditis: a report from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Merged Database
    Wissam M Kourany
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:613-9. 2006
    ..08-2.70), especially in male patients, as diabetic males had higher mortality than non-diabetic males (OR 2.18, CI 1.08-4.35). DM is an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality among patients hospitalized with IE...
  13. ncbi request reprint The use and effect of surgical therapy for prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: a propensity analysis of a multicenter, international cohort
    Andrew Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1086-91. 2005
    ....
  14. pmc Heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility phenotype in bloodstream methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from an international cohort of patients with infective endocarditis: prevalence, genotype, and clinical significance
    In Gyu Bae
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1355-66. 2009
    ..Using a multinational collection of isolates from methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infective endocarditis (IE), we characterized patients with IE with and without hVISA, and we genotyped the infecting strains...
  15. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among patients with health care-associated fever
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Med 122:281-289.e2. 2009
    ..aureus bacteremia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of vancomycin or first-generation cephalosporins for the treatment of hemodialysis-dependent patients with methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:190-6. 2007
    ..Clinical outcomes resulting from such a therapeutic strategy have not been well defined...
  17. pmc Presence of genes encoding the panton-valentine leukocidin exotoxin is not the primary determinant of outcome in patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: results of a multinational tr
    In Gyu Bae
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3952-7. 2009
    ..05). This contemporary, international study demonstrates that pvl was not the primary determinant of outcome in patients with MRSA cSSSI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between clinical outcomes and vascular access type among hemodialysis patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Jula K Inrig
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:518-24. 2006
    ..Twelve-week mortality and costs that are associated with an episode of SAB are high in hemodialysis patients, regardless of vascular access type. Efforts should focus on the prevention of SAB in this high-risk group...
  19. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with prosthetic devices: costs and outcomes
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Med 118:1416. 2005
    ..aureus bacteremia on patients with prosthetic devices. This investigation sought to define the clinical outcome, health care resource use, and infection-associated costs of S. aureus bacteremia in patients with prostheses...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of surgery in patients with native valve infective endocarditis: results from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1092-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to characterize patients with native valve IE relative to surgery and to determine if patients who benefit from an early surgical intervention can be identified...
  21. ncbi request reprint Contemporary clinical profile and outcome of prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Andrew Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 297:1354-61. 2007
    ..Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. The contemporary clinical profile and outcome of PVE are not well defined...
  22. pmc Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis isolates are associated with clonal complex 30 genotype and a distinct repertoire of enterotoxins and adhesins
    Juhsien J C Nienaber
    Duke University Medical Center Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:704-13. 2011
    ..aureus in clonal complex (CC) 30 is associated with hematogenous complications and (2) test the hypothesis that specific genetic characteristics in S. aureus are associated with infection severity...
  23. pmc Associations between the genotypes of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream isolates and clinical characteristics and outcomes of bacteremic patients
    Tahaniyat Lalani
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2890-6. 2008
    ..In this study of bloodstream isolates collected as part of a multinational randomized clinical trial, USA 300 and pvl-constitutive MRSA strains were associated with better clinical outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: a consequence of medical progress
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 293:3012-21. 2005
    ..The global significance of infective endocarditis (IE) caused by Staphylococcus aureus is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis in patients with short- and long-term central venous catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Anna Lisa Crowley
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:385-90. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and costs due to Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among patients receiving long-term hemodialysis
    John J Engemann
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:534-9. 2005
    ..To examine the clinical outcomes and costs associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among hemodialysis-dependent patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Daptomycin versus standard therapy for bacteremia and endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:653-65. 2006
    ..Alternative therapies for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis are needed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Repeat infective endocarditis: differentiating relapse from reinfection
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:406-9. 2005
    ..The agreement between clinical and molecular criteria was imperfect (agreement in 10 [77%] of 13 cases)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Native valve endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: report of 99 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1527-30. 2004
    ..These results emphasize the importance of CoNS as a cause of NVE and the potential for serious complications with this infection...
  30. ncbi request reprint Telavancin versus standard therapy for treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections due to gram-positive bacteria
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1601-7. 2005
    ..Telavancin is highly active against gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-intermediate, and vancomycin-resistant strains...
  31. ncbi request reprint Non-HACEK gram-negative bacillus endocarditis
    Susan Morpeth
    Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:829-35. 2007
    ....
  32. pmc Epidemiology and outcome of major postoperative infections following cardiac surgery: risk factors and impact of pathogen type
    Luke F Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:963-8. 2012
    ..Major postoperative infections (MPIs) are poorly understood complications of cardiac surgery. We examined the epidemiology, microbiology, and outcome of MPIs occurring after cardiac surgery...
  33. doi request reprint Coagulase-negative staphylococcal prosthetic valve endocarditis--a contemporary update based on the International Collaboration on Endocarditis: prospective cohort study
    V H Chu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Heart 95:570-6. 2009
    ..To describe the contemporary features of coagulase-negative staphylococcal (CoNS) prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical identifiers of complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Vance G Fowler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2066-72. 2003
    ..This investigation sought to define readily available clinical characteristics that could help identify patients at risk for complicated SAB...
  35. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of medical versus surgical therapy for Candida endocarditis
    William J Steinbach
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Infect 51:230-47. 2005
    ..The optimal management of Candida infective endocarditis (IE) is unknown...
  36. ncbi request reprint Persistent bacteremia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection is associated with agr dysfunction and low-level in vitro resistance to thrombin-induced platelet microbicidal protein
    Vance G Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1140-9. 2004
    ..This investigation examined potential associations between PB with key clinical features and several in vitro bacterial genotypic and phenotypic characteristics, in isolates from 1 institution...
  37. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hematogenous complications of intravascular catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Vance G Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:695-703. 2005
    ..The role of both host and pathogen characteristics in hematogenous seeding following Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia is incompletely understood...
  38. doi request reprint Telavancin versus vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and skin-structure infections caused by gram-positive organisms
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1683-93. 2008
    ..Telavancin is an investigational, rapidly bactericidal lipoglycopeptide with a multifunctional mechanism of action...
  39. ncbi request reprint Potential associations between hematogenous complications and bacterial genotype in Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Vance G Fowler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:738-47. 2007
    ..The impact of bacterial clonality on infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus is unclear...
  40. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after median sternotomy: clinical utility of blood culture results in the identification of postoperative mediastinitis
    Vance G Fowler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 108:73-8. 2003
    ..Mediastinitis is a complication of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) that can be difficult to diagnose. This study evaluated the utility of blood culture results in identifying patients with mediastinitis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to clinical trials: device-related infections
    Robert M Califf
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 147:599-604. 2004
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to discuss issues about the design of studies and their organization...
  42. doi request reprint Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Helen W Boucher
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tufts University Medical School and New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S344-9. 2008
    ..We examine the trends in both nosocomial and community-associated MRSA infections and explore recent studies of the mechanisms that allow S. aureus to become resistant to currently available drugs...
  43. ncbi request reprint Increasing rates of cardiac device infections among Medicare beneficiaries: 1990-1999
    Christopher H Cabell
    Divisions of Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 147:582-6. 2004
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Effect of an investigational vaccine for preventing Staphylococcus aureus infections after cardiothoracic surgery: a randomized trial
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Hanes Bldg, Room 153, Trent Drive, PO Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 309:1368-78. 2013
    ..A novel vaccine candidate (V710) containing the highly conserved S. aureus iron surface determinant B is immunogenic and generally well tolerated in volunteers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Frequency of infective endocarditis among infants and children with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Anne Marie Valente
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Box 3090, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e15-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine prospectively the prevalence of IE among pediatric patients with SAB in a large tertiary care center...
  46. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of in-hospital death in infective endocarditis
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 109:1745-9. 2004
    ..Data on early determinants of outcome in infective endocarditis (IE) are limited. We evaluated the prognostic significance of early clinical characteristics in a large, prospective cohort of patients with IE...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of major infections after cardiac surgery
    Vance G Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 112:I358-65. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Candida endocarditis: contemporary cases from the International Collaboration of Infectious Endocarditis Merged Database (ICE-mD)
    Daniel K Benjamin
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:453-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated 16 patients with Candida IE nested within a cohort of 2,022 patients with IE. Prosthetic valve IE was more common in patients with Candida (50% vs 17%); mortality was 37% for patients with Candida...
  49. pmc Telavancin for hospital-acquired pneumonia: clinical response and 28-day survival
    G Ralph Corey
    Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:2030-7. 2014
    ..Telavancin should be administered to patients with moderate-to-severe renal impairment only if treatment benefit outweighs the risk or if no suitable alternatives are available. ..
  50. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind phase 2 study comparing the efficacy and safety of an oral fusidic acid loading-dose regimen to oral linezolid for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections
    J Carl Craft
    Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S520-6. 2011
    ..Clinical Trials registration. NCT00948142...
  51. doi request reprint New treatments for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:403-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to provide clinicians with an evidence-based review on new treatments for MRSA...
  52. ncbi request reprint Daptomycin: a rapidly bactericidal lipopeptide for the treatment of Gram-positive infections
    Zeina A Kanafani
    Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Division of Infectious Diseases, 2400 Pratt Street, Room 7462, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 5:177-84. 2007
    ..Daptomycin is an effective antimicrobial agent for the treatment of various serious Gram-positive infections, especially those caused by methicillin-resistant S. aureus...
  53. ncbi request reprint Expression of antimicrobial peptides in the normal and involved skin of patients with infective cellulitis
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1425-30. 2007
    ..Endogenous antimicrobial peptides participate in the innate defense of skin against a variety of pathogens. The systemic expression of these peptides in normal-appearing skin of patients with infective cellulitis is unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint An intracardiac mass in a young man with congenitally acquired HIV
    Manesh R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Cardiol Rev 12:126-30. 2004
    ..A case of a 19-year-old man with congenitally acquired HIV infection who was found to have a large intracardiac mass is presented. Presurgical imaging studies and subsequent pathologic findings and histology are discussed...
  55. ncbi request reprint The significance of elevated troponin T in patients with nondialysis-dependent renal insufficiency: a validation with coronary angiography
    John F Heitner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Methodist Hospital, 506 6th Street, 2 Buckley Pavilion, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:333-6. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint A returning traveler with fever and rash
    Deverick J Anderson
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1453-4, 1529-30. 2005
  57. doi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. A key miscommunication--an 81-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with increasing abdominal distention, nausea, and vomiting
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1054-9. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint Persistent eosinophilia and Strongyloides infection in Montagnard refugees after presumptive albendazole therapy
    Neela D Goswami
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:302-4. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Diagnostic dilemma in a returning traveler with fever
    Jelena Catania
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 77:85-6. 2013
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Histoplasmosis and penicilliosis among HIV-infected Thai patients: a retrospective review
    Fatima Rangwala
    Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:436-41. 2012
    ..05). For histoplasmosis, blood culture had a significantly lower yield for detecting infection compared to tissue microscopic examination highlighting the importance of obtaining tissue for diagnosis (p < 0.05)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Leptotrichia endocarditis: report of two cases from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) database and review of previous cases
    L B Caram
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3824, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:139-43. 2008
    ..goodfellowii sp. nov. Both cases were identified using 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Review of the English literature revealed only two other cases of Leptotrichia sp. endocarditis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 31020, Durham, NC 27710
    Arch Intern Med 162:90-4. 2002
    ..Limited data exist on recent demographic and microbiological changes in infective endocarditis (IE) and the impact of these changes on patient survival...