Mamta Sharma

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Affiliation: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Validating severity of illness scoring systems in the prediction of outcomes in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Mamta Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Med Sci 346:87-91. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Rilpivirine: a new non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
    Mamta Sharma
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:250-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint High rate of decreasing daptomycin susceptibility during the treatment of persistent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    M Sharma
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross Road, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:433-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Harvest surgical site infection following coronary artery bypass grafting: risk factors, microbiology, and outcomes
    Mamta Sharma
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:653-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Increase in the rate of sternal surgical site infection after coronary artery bypass graft: a marker of higher severity of illness
    Mohamad G Fakih
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:655-60. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Time to positivity in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: possible correlation with the source and outcome of infection
    Riad Khatib
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:594-8. 2005
  7. pmc Role of SCCmec type in outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a single medical center
    Roopa Ganga
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:590-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus skin/soft-tissue infections: the impact of SCCmec type and Panton-Valentine leukocidin
    Houssein Jahamy
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:601-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Relevance of vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility and heteroresistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    Riad Khatib
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1594-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistence in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: incidence, characteristics of patients and outcome
    Riad Khatib
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:7-14. 2006

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Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Validating severity of illness scoring systems in the prediction of outcomes in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Mamta Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Med Sci 346:87-91. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Rilpivirine: a new non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
    Mamta Sharma
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:250-6. 2013
    ..Resistance to rilpivirine largely excludes future use of the NNRTI class...
  3. doi request reprint High rate of decreasing daptomycin susceptibility during the treatment of persistent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    M Sharma
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross Road, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:433-7. 2008
    ..These findings illustrate that daptomycin susceptibility often decreases during the treatment of persistent SAB. Therefore, susceptibility should be closely monitored during therapy...
  4. doi request reprint Harvest surgical site infection following coronary artery bypass grafting: risk factors, microbiology, and outcomes
    Mamta Sharma
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:653-7. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Increase in the rate of sternal surgical site infection after coronary artery bypass graft: a marker of higher severity of illness
    Mohamad G Fakih
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:655-60. 2007
    ..To evaluate factors related to a gradual rise in sternal surgical site infection (SSI) rates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Time to positivity in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: possible correlation with the source and outcome of infection
    Riad Khatib
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:594-8. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether the time between blood culture incubation and growth detection (i.e., the time to positivity) in a continuously monitored system--a probable surrogate marker of bacteremia severity--correlates with outcome...
  7. pmc Role of SCCmec type in outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a single medical center
    Roopa Ganga
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:590-5. 2009
    ..aureus bacteremia. Additional studies are needed to identify which virulence factors are the determinants of increased mortality with SCCmec type II and metastatic infection with SCCmec type IVa...
  8. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus skin/soft-tissue infections: the impact of SCCmec type and Panton-Valentine leukocidin
    Houssein Jahamy
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:601-6. 2008
    ..PVL is implicated in abscess formation but not bacteremia. Bacteremia is likely related to host condition and/or other virulence factors that were not studied...
  9. doi request reprint Relevance of vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility and heteroresistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    Riad Khatib
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1594-9. 2011
    ..To assess the relevance of vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility (VISA) and heteroresistance (hVISA) in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistence in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: incidence, characteristics of patients and outcome
    Riad Khatib
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:7-14. 2006
    ..Risk factors include endovascular sources, cardiovascular prosthesis, metastatic infections, vancomycin treatment and diabetes. Patients at risk may benefit from novel treatment strategies...
  11. doi request reprint Decreasing incidence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia over 9 years: greatest decline in community-associated methicillin-susceptible and hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant isolates
    Riad Khatib
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:210-3. 2013
    ..The impact of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) emergence on the epidemiology of S aureus bacteremia (SAB) is not well documented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of nasal colonization among patients with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and their household contacts
    Uzma Zafar
    Department of Internal Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:966-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of colonization among patients with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infection and their household contacts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sternal surgical-site infection following coronary artery bypass graft: prevalence, microbiology, and complications during a 42-month period
    Mamta Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross Road, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:468-71. 2004
    ..We analyzed surgical factors, microbiology, and complications at a 608-bed community teaching hospital to identify opportunities for prevention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Frequency of reduced vancomycin susceptibility and heterogeneous subpopulation in persistent or recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Amir Khosrovaneh
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1328-30. 2004
    ..6%). Heteroresistance is not a common cause of persistent or recurrent bacteremia...
  15. doi request reprint Echocardiography is dispensable in uncomplicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Riad Khatib
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 92:182-8. 2013
    ..It should be limited to subsets with clinical findings of endocarditis, persistence, intracardiac devices, secondary foci, and relapse. The cost effectiveness of TTE prior to TEE among these patients is unknown...
  16. pmc Molecular analysis of Staphylococcus aureus blood isolates shows lack of polyclonal bacteremia
    Riad Khatib
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1717-9. 2003
    ..1%) and two related variants in two patients (4.9%). Polyclonal bacteremia was not observed in any patient, including four with genetic diversity in the catheter tip isolate...
  17. ncbi request reprint Favorable prognosis of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia originating from soft tissues: a prospective study of fifty cases
    Amir Khosrovaneh
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross Road, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:6-10. 2005
    ..It may persist without an obvious complication. Oral therapy after a brief intravenous treatment appears safe and warrants further assessment...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in patients with lymphoproliferative disorders
    Karam M Obeid
    Department of Infectious Diseases, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 12:66-9. 2012
    ..Our objective was to identify risk factors for PCP among patients with HM to help recognize patients who would benefit from primary PCP prophylaxis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcus neoformans myositis without dissemination
    Mamta Sharma
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:858-9. 2002
    ..The patient responded to systemic antifungal therapy with complete resolution of his infection. We also present a review of 5 previously published cases of cryptococcal myositis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Imipenem resistance in nonfermenters causing nosocomial urinary tract infections
    N Taneja
    Department of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Med Sci 57:294-9. 2003
    ..Piperacillin and amikacin had the best in vitro susceptibility. No significant difference was found in the antibiotic susceptibility profile among imipenem sensitive (S) or resistant (R) strains...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hydrogen peroxide fogging in an overcrowded tertiary care referral centre: some practical queries
    N Taneja
    J Hosp Infect 60:85. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of initial antibiotic choice and delayed appropriate treatment on the outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    R Khatib
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:181-5. 2006
    ..3 vs 37.0%; p=0.03). The results indicate inappropriate initial therapy is associated with higher in-hospital mortality and initial vancomycin may delay clearance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Meningococcemia following tonsillectomy
    M Sharma
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:929-30. 2001
    ..He responded well to antibiotics. Only 1 other case of meningococcal sepsis following adenotonsillectomy has previously been reported. These cases suggest a temporal association of meningococcemia with tonsillectomy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of minimum inhibitory concentration of quinolones and third generation cephalosporins to Salmonella typhi isolates
    R Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
    Indian J Med Sci 56:1-8. 2002
    ..172 ug/ml which further increased up to 0.32 ug/ml for S. typhi isolates encountered between 1996-99. In contrast, mean MIC value of 0.62 ug/ml of Ceftriaxone remained unchanged irrespective of the year of isolation of S. typhi isolates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of chronic treatment of melatonin on learning, memory and oxidative deficiencies induced by intracerebroventricular streptozotocin in rats
    M Sharma
    Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 70:325-31. 2001
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Changing pattern of biotypes, phage types & drug resistance of Salmonella typhi in Ludhiana during 1980-1999
    R Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India
    Indian J Med Res 113:175-80. 2001
    ..typhi phage types E1 and O exhibited ACCoT multidrug resistant pattern. Reemergence of chloramphenicol susceptibility in the last decade emphasizes the need for regular antimicrobial surveillance to minimize the misuse of these drugs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of multiple antibiotic resistance in 443 Campylobacter spp. isolated from humans and animals
    L P Randall
    Veterinary Laboratories Agency Weybridge, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:507-10. 2003
    ..In view of recent findings that a multidrug efflux pump CmeABC exists in Campylobacter jejuni, 391 C. jejuni and 52 Campylobacter coli of human and animal origin were examined for a multidrug resistance phenotype...
  28. ncbi request reprint Consensus guidelines on pediatric acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
    Anita Saxena
    Indian Pediatr 45:565-73. 2008
    ..Furthermore, there are glaring differences in management protocols available in literature. These facts prompted Indian Academy of Pediatrics to review the management of rheumatic fever...
  29. ncbi request reprint Enterobacter sakazakii in infants: novel phenomenon in India
    P Ray
    Department of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:408-10. 2007
    ..The second infant was on breast feed and probably developed nosocomial E. sakazakii bacteraemia...
  30. pmc Genotypic and antibiotic susceptibility characteristics of a Campylobacter coli population isolated from dairy farmland in the United Kingdom
    A J H Leatherbarrow
    DEFRA Epidemiology Fellowship Unit, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, South Wirral, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:822-30. 2004
    ..coli which may have become adapted to survival or persistence in water and that there is a group of mainly water-derived isolates from which unusual flaA PCR fragments were recovered...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of time after transplantation on microbiology of urinary tract infections among renal transplant recipients
    M Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 10:145-8. 2008
    ..While gram-negative organisms were seen most frequently (73%), the median time to infection post transplantation was shorter in patients infected with gram-positive organisms (9.0 vs. 44.7 months)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antinociceptive effect of trans-resveratrol in rats: Involvement of an opioidergic mechanism
    Y K Gupta
    Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 26:667-72. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that trans-resveratrol analgesia is mediated via an opioidergic mechanism and produces tolerance to its analgesic effect similar to morphine...
  33. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and QSAR studies on 5-[2-(2-methylprop1-enyl)-1H benzimidazol-1yl]-4,6-diphenyl-pyrimidin-2-(5H)-thione derivatives as antibacterial agents
    P Sharma
    School of Chemical Sciences, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
    Eur J Med Chem 41:833-40. 2006
    ..However, significant correlations have emerged between activity and physicochemical parameters viz. polarizability parameter (MR). Moreover, results are interpreted on the basis of multiple regression and cross-validation methodology...
  34. ncbi request reprint Multiloculated pleural empyema following acupuncture
    Z Vucicevic
    Infection 33:297-8. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus isolates from blood cultures: prevalence of genotypic variation and polyclonal bacteremia
    M Sharma
    Department of Medicine, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1317-23. 2001
    ..Genotype diversity was significantly more common in the contaminated samples (P=.036). Almost all coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteremias were monoclonal...