Robert F Luo

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Molecular approaches and biomarkers for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Robert F Luo
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, L235, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Clin Lab Med 33:553-66. 2013
  2. pmc Comparison of single-copy and multicopy real-time PCR targets for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in paraffin-embedded tissue
    Robert F Luo
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Stanford, CA 94305 5324, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2569-70. 2010
  3. pmc Is repeat PCR needed for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection?
    Robert F Luo
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3738-41. 2010
  4. doi Preferential lower respiratory tract infection in swine-origin 2009 A(H1N1) influenza
    Ellen Yeh
    Departments of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5324, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:391-4. 2010
  5. pmc Alerting physicians during electronic order entry effectively reduces unnecessary repeat PCR testing for Clostridium difficile
    Robert F Luo
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3872-4. 2013
  6. pmc Real-time PCR testing for mecA reduces vancomycin usage and length of hospitalization for patients infected with methicillin-sensitive staphylococci
    David T Nguyen
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:785-90. 2010
  7. pmc Brain abscess caused by Phaeoacremonium parasiticum in an immunocompromised patient
    Candice J McNeil
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Grant S 101, Stanford, CA 94305 5107, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1171-4. 2011
  8. pmc CD81 protein is expressed at high levels in normal germinal center B cells and in subtypes of human lymphomas
    Robert F Luo
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Hum Pathol 41:271-80. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi Molecular approaches and biomarkers for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Robert F Luo
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, L235, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Clin Lab Med 33:553-66. 2013
    ..Sustained investment in the development and dissemination of diagnostic tests for TB is critical for increasing TB case finding, placing patients on appropriate treatment, and reducing transmission. ..
  2. pmc Comparison of single-copy and multicopy real-time PCR targets for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in paraffin-embedded tissue
    Robert F Luo
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Stanford, CA 94305 5324, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2569-70. 2010
    ..Sensitivity was 75% for newer samples and was not decreased for acid-fast bacillus (AFB) stain-negative specimens...
  3. pmc Is repeat PCR needed for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection?
    Robert F Luo
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3738-41. 2010
    ..5%) of 406 tests. Ten new positives were detected, including one false positive. Repeat PCR within 7 days appears rarely useful, except for patients with evidence of a new infection...
  4. doi Preferential lower respiratory tract infection in swine-origin 2009 A(H1N1) influenza
    Ellen Yeh
    Departments of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5324, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:391-4. 2010
    ..This presentation suggests that, in certain hosts or for particular variants of 2009 A(H1N1) virus, the lower respiratory tract may be the preferred site of infection...
  5. pmc Alerting physicians during electronic order entry effectively reduces unnecessary repeat PCR testing for Clostridium difficile
    Robert F Luo
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3872-4. 2013
    ..5% (282/1,949) repeats preintervention to 1.3% (135/10,285) postintervention. HIS alerting is an effective, targeted, patient-specific tool for improving the quality and utilization of C. difficile results. ..
  6. pmc Real-time PCR testing for mecA reduces vancomycin usage and length of hospitalization for patients infected with methicillin-sensitive staphylococci
    David T Nguyen
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:785-90. 2010
    ..In the face of ever-rising health care expenditures in the United States, these findings have important implications for improving outcomes and decreasing costs...
  7. pmc Brain abscess caused by Phaeoacremonium parasiticum in an immunocompromised patient
    Candice J McNeil
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Grant S 101, Stanford, CA 94305 5107, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1171-4. 2011
    ..We report the first documented case of central nervous system involvement with brain abscess formation in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease and review the literature on Phaeoacremonium parasiticum infections...
  8. pmc CD81 protein is expressed at high levels in normal germinal center B cells and in subtypes of human lymphomas
    Robert F Luo
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Hum Pathol 41:271-80. 2010
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