Robertino Mera

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Affiliation: GlaxoSmithKline Research and Development
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increasing role of Staphylococcus aureus and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States: a 10-year trend of replacement and expansion
    Robertino M Mera
    Research Statistics Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 17:321-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States over a 10-year period: Alexander Project
    Robertino M Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Biomedical Data Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 3398, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 51:195-200. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial use and Streptococcus pneumoniae penicillin resistance: A temporal relationship model
    Robertino M Mera
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 12:158-63. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Impact of new Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute Streptococcus pneumoniae penicillin susceptibility testing breakpoints on reported resistance changes over time
    Robertino M Mera
    Research Statistics Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 17:47-52. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Serotype replacement and multiple resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae after the introduction of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
    Robertino Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 14:101-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Acinetobacter baumannii 2002-2008: increase of carbapenem-associated multiclass resistance in the United States
    Robertino M Mera
    Department of Research Statistics, GlaxoSmithKline, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 16:209-15. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The impact of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on antimicrobial resistance in the United States since 1996: evidence for a significant rebound by 2007 in many classes of antibiotics
    Robertino M Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 15:261-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Semi-automated risk estimation using large databases: quinolones and Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea
    Robertino M Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:610-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Predicting the future Streptococcus pneumoniae resistance landscape
    Robertino Mera
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 5:459-64. 2005
  10. pmc Temporal and spatial distribution of clonal complexes of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics in Belgium, 1997 to 2004
    Heather Amrine-Madsen
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3216-20. 2008

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Increasing role of Staphylococcus aureus and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States: a 10-year trend of replacement and expansion
    Robertino M Mera
    Research Statistics Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 17:321-8. 2011
    ..There is the need to properly characterize the temporal trend of U.S. Staphylococcus aureus infections, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and community-acquired (CA) MRSA in inpatient and outpatient settings...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States over a 10-year period: Alexander Project
    Robertino M Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Biomedical Data Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 3398, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 51:195-200. 2005
    ..Three of four PEN-R isolates are also multiresistant. The rate of growth of multidrug resistance is higher than that of single antibiotic resistance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial use and Streptococcus pneumoniae penicillin resistance: A temporal relationship model
    Robertino M Mera
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 12:158-63. 2006
    ..There is a peak level of penicillin resistance associated with cumulative exposure to a combination of antibiotic classes that is unique for every country...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of new Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute Streptococcus pneumoniae penicillin susceptibility testing breakpoints on reported resistance changes over time
    Robertino M Mera
    Research Statistics Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 17:47-52. 2011
    ..12-0.5 increase, which may signal the loss of resistant vaccine serotypes and the acquisition of resistance by nonvaccine serotypes...
  5. doi request reprint Serotype replacement and multiple resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae after the introduction of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
    Robertino Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 14:101-7. 2008
    ..S. pediatric population in 2005. Changes over time in serogroup prevalence and multidrug-resistance (MR) to antimicrobials were evaluated using the U.S. SENTRY surveillance program...
  6. doi request reprint Acinetobacter baumannii 2002-2008: increase of carbapenem-associated multiclass resistance in the United States
    Robertino M Mera
    Department of Research Statistics, GlaxoSmithKline, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 16:209-15. 2010
    ..2%-47.0%). Over half of all A. baumannii-resistant isolates were carbapenem and multiclass resistant in 2008. Rates among subjects <18 years old have increased faster than those of the elderly, and in the ICU as compared to Ward...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on antimicrobial resistance in the United States since 1996: evidence for a significant rebound by 2007 in many classes of antibiotics
    Robertino M Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 15:261-8. 2009
    ..The impact of the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine over antimicrobial resistance has not been well established. The present study models the changes in resistance over time for all major classes of antibiotics...
  8. doi request reprint Semi-automated risk estimation using large databases: quinolones and Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea
    Robertino M Mera
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:610-7. 2010
    ..A semi-automated method was used to investigate the effect of fluoroquinolones on the incidence of C. difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predicting the future Streptococcus pneumoniae resistance landscape
    Robertino Mera
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 5:459-64. 2005
    ..Moreover, understanding this temporal relationship allows us to predict that if the cumulative consumption stabilizes so will the resistance rates...
  10. pmc Temporal and spatial distribution of clonal complexes of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics in Belgium, 1997 to 2004
    Heather Amrine-Madsen
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3216-20. 2008
    ..1% to 6.6%. None of these changes can be attributed to PCV7 vaccine, as it was not in use in Belgium during the time period studied. There was evidence that MCNS clones flowed from West Flanders to Limburg...
  11. ncbi request reprint Oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV(+) patients may influence the selection of HIV-1 protease variants
    Peter J Hickman
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1901 Perdido Street, Box P6 1, New Orleans, LA 70112 1393, USA
    Virus Res 87:97-106. 2002
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  12. pmc Risk factors for development of multiple-class resistance to Streptococcus pneumoniae Strains in Belgium over a 10-year period: antimicrobial consumption, population density, and geographic location
    Johan Van Eldere
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3491-7. 2007
    ..Regional resistance rates are not linearly related to actual antibiotic use but are linked to past antibiotic use plus a combination of demographic and geographic factors...