Mini Kamboj

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Emergence of daptomycin-resistant VRE: experience of a single institution
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:391-4. 2011
  2. pmc Hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection rates in persons with cancer or hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a C3IC network report
    Mini Kamboj
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1162-5. 2012
  3. pmc The changing epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) bacteremia in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients
    Mini Kamboj
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 16:1576-81. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Progression of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in patients receiving echinocandin therapy
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e92-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of transmission associated with live attenuated vaccines given to healthy persons caring for or residing with an immunocompromised patient
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:702-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Clinical characterization of human metapneumovirus infection among patients with cancer
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 9, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Infect 57:464-71. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Nosocomial infections in patients with cancer
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Lancet Oncol 10:589-97. 2009
  8. pmc Relapse versus reinfection: surveillance of Clostridium difficile infection
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Infection Control, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1003-6. 2011
  9. pmc Clinical and laboratory characteristics of Clostridium difficile infection in patients with discordant diagnostic test results
    Anna Kaltsas
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1303-7. 2012
  10. pmc Comparison of the Luminex xTAG RVP Fast assay and the Idaho Technology FilmArray RP assay for detection of respiratory viruses in pediatric patients at a cancer hospital
    N Esther Babady
    Clinical Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2282-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Emergence of daptomycin-resistant VRE: experience of a single institution
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:391-4. 2011
    ..4% in 2007 to 15.2% in 2009 ([Formula: see text]). Without susceptibility data, empiric daptomycin therapy for VRE infections should be used with caution...
  2. pmc Hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection rates in persons with cancer or hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a C3IC network report
    Mini Kamboj
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1162-5. 2012
    ..Pooled rates of HO-CDI in patients with cancer were twice the rates reported for all US patients (15.8 vs 7.4 per 10,000 patient-days). Rates were elevated regardless of diagnostic test used...
  3. pmc The changing epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) bacteremia in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients
    Mini Kamboj
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 16:1576-81. 2010
    ..The use of alternate agents with activity against Gram-positive bacteria for fever and neutropenia early after HSCT should be evaluated further in prospective studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Progression of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in patients receiving echinocandin therapy
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e92-4. 2006
    ..In both cases, PCP progressed, and the patient died. The use of echinocandins in the prevention or treatment of PCP cannot be recommended without evidence to support their effectiveness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of transmission associated with live attenuated vaccines given to healthy persons caring for or residing with an immunocompromised patient
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:702-7. 2007
    ..To better define the risk of transmission associated with live vaccines, we reviewed the currently available literature...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical characterization of human metapneumovirus infection among patients with cancer
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 9, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Infect 57:464-71. 2008
    ..hMPV infection in a large population of patients with underlying cancer and varying degrees of immunosuppression has not been reported. We sought to characterize hMPV infection in patients with cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Nosocomial infections in patients with cancer
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Lancet Oncol 10:589-97. 2009
    ..Despite efforts, outbreaks continue to occur. In this Review, we outline current knowledge of the incidence and microbiology of various nosocomial infections in patients with cancer-a large, immunosuppressed population...
  8. pmc Relapse versus reinfection: surveillance of Clostridium difficile infection
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Disease Service, Infection Control, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1003-6. 2011
    ..Of 49 second episodes occurring after > 8 weeks, 65% were relapses. Categorization of a recurrent episode occurring after >8 weeks as a new infection may misrepresent the majority of episodes for surveillance...
  9. pmc Clinical and laboratory characteristics of Clostridium difficile infection in patients with discordant diagnostic test results
    Anna Kaltsas
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1303-7. 2012
    ..05). No significant differences were found in the clinical severity of illness and outcome among patients that tested positive for CDI by both tests (CYT and PCR) compared to those that tested positive by PCR only...
  10. pmc Comparison of the Luminex xTAG RVP Fast assay and the Idaho Technology FilmArray RP assay for detection of respiratory viruses in pediatric patients at a cancer hospital
    N Esther Babady
    Clinical Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2282-8. 2012
    ..The sensitivity, simplicity, and random-access platform make FA RVP an excellent choice for laboratory on-demand service with low to medium volume...
  11. doi request reprint 2009 H1N1 influenza infection in cancer patients and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    Gil Redelman-Sidi
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Infect 60:257-63. 2010
    ..To determine outcome in patients with cancer and/or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT), we reviewed our recent experience at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)...
  12. pmc Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert Clostridium difficile Epi assay for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection and typing of the NAP1 strain at a cancer hospital
    N Esther Babady
    Clinical Microbiology Service, Department of Clinical Laboratories, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue S428D, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4519-24. 2010
    ..The excellent sensitivity and specificity and the rapid turnaround time of the Xpert PCR assay as well as its strain-typing capability make it an attractive option for diagnosis of C. difficile infection...
  13. doi request reprint Estimating risk of C. difficile transmission from PCR positive but cytotoxin negative cases
    Mini Kamboj
    Infection Control Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88262. 2014
    ..However, PCR testing can detect colonization and has introduced several practical challenges pertaining to need for treatment and isolation of cases...
  14. pmc Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus domination of intestinal microbiota is enabled by antibiotic treatment in mice and precedes bloodstream invasion in humans
    Carles Ubeda
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Invest 120:4332-41. 2010
    ..Thus, high-throughput DNA sequencing of the intestinal microbiota could identify patients at high risk of developing bacterial sepsis...
  15. pmc Central line-associated bloodstream infection surveillance outside the intensive care unit: a multicenter survey
    Crystal H Son
    Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:869-74. 2012
    ..We sought to compare non-ICU CLABSI (nCLABSI) rates with national reports and describe methods of surveillance at several participating US institutions...
  16. pmc Capnocytophaga lung abscess in a patient with metastatic neuroendocrine tumor
    Raghu Thirumala
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine Service and Interventional Pulmonology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:204-7. 2012
    ..We report a case of cavitary lung abscess caused by a Capnocytophaga species in a patient with a metastatic neuroendocrine tumor...
  17. ncbi request reprint The risk of tuberculosis in patients with cancer
    Mini Kamboj
    Infectious Diseases Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1592-5. 2006
    ..These findings may help guide the management of latent tuberculosis infection in persons with cancer...