John J Ross

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Infections associated with use of the LifeSite Hemodialysis Access System
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Disease, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA, 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:93-5. 2002
  2. ncbi Sternoclavicular septic arthritis: review of 180 cases
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135 2997, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 83:139-48. 2004
  3. ncbi Should patients be compelled to undergo HIV testing after a needlestick injury involving a health care worker?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center of Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 69:32-6. 2006
  4. doi The many ailments of Herman Melville (1819-91)
    John J Ross
    J Med Biogr 16:21-9. 2008
  5. ncbi Angiogenic gene therapy as a potential therapeutic agent in chronic osteomyelitis
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:161-3. 2006
  6. ncbi Septic arthritis
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:799-817. 2005
  7. ncbi Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and infertility: what ailed George Orwell?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1599-603. 2005
  8. ncbi Shakespeare's chancre: did the bard have syphilis?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:399-404. 2005
  9. ncbi A young man from Nantucket
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1139-40, 1186-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Septic arthritis of the pubic symphysis: review of 100 cases
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02135 2997, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 82:340-5. 2003

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Publications22

  1. ncbi Infections associated with use of the LifeSite Hemodialysis Access System
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Disease, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA, 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:93-5. 2002
    ..These rates are higher than those observed elsewhere, which may be related to use of the device in a population of chronically ill patients, to the learning curve associated with use of the device, or to inherent qualities of the device...
  2. ncbi Sternoclavicular septic arthritis: review of 180 cases
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135 2997, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 83:139-48. 2004
    ..If present, en-bloc resection of the sternoclavicular joint is indicated, possibly with ipsilateral pectoralis major muscle flap. Empiric antibiotic therapy may need to cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  3. ncbi Should patients be compelled to undergo HIV testing after a needlestick injury involving a health care worker?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center of Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 69:32-6. 2006
  4. doi The many ailments of Herman Melville (1819-91)
    John J Ross
    J Med Biogr 16:21-9. 2008
    ..However, Melville's clinical course, abnormally rigid posture, loss of 1(3/8) inches in height between the ages of 30 and 37, and a family history of rheumatological disease, suggest a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis...
  5. ncbi Angiogenic gene therapy as a potential therapeutic agent in chronic osteomyelitis
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:161-3. 2006
    ..If successful, animal studies could lead to pilot studies of one or more of these agents as adjunctive therapy, in addition to antibiotics, in diabetic patients with chronic osteomyelitis who have failed conventional treatment...
  6. ncbi Septic arthritis
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:799-817. 2005
    ..A bacteriologic diagnosis is more likely with inoculation into blood culture bottles than plating on solid media. As MRSA increases in prevalence in the community, empiric anti-biotic regimens increasingly need to be active against MRSA...
  7. ncbi Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and infertility: what ailed George Orwell?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1599-603. 2005
    ..I discuss unifying diagnoses for Orwell's respiratory problems and apparent infertility, including tuberculous epididymitis, Young syndrome, immotile cilia syndrome, and cystic fibrosis...
  8. ncbi Shakespeare's chancre: did the bard have syphilis?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:399-404. 2005
    ..He may also have had anasarca due to mercury-related membranous nephropathy. This medical misadventure may have prematurely ended the career of the greatest writer in the English language...
  9. ncbi A young man from Nantucket
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1139-40, 1186-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Septic arthritis of the pubic symphysis: review of 100 cases
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02135 2997, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 82:340-5. 2003
    ..Since osteomyelitis is present in 97% of patients, we recommend antibiotic courses of 6 weeks' duration. Surgical debridement is required in 55% of patients...
  11. ncbi Pneumococcal septic arthritis: review of 190 cases
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:319-27. 2003
    ..A fatal case of septic arthritis caused by a beta-lactam-resistant strain of S. pneumoniae is also presented...
  12. ncbi Cryptococcal meningitis and sarcoidosis
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Neurology Service, Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, 02135, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:937-9. 2002
    ..Cryptococcal meningitis in sarcoid patients often presents clinically with non-specific features, and should be excluded in patients with sarcoidosis and neurological disturbances...
  13. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder after occupational HIV exposure: two cases and a literature review
    Michael G Worthington
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:215-7. 2006
    ..Prospective studies of psychological morbidity after occupational needlestick injuries are required to determine the role of long-term psychological follow-up, counseling, and support...
  14. ncbi Pylephlebitis after CT-guided percutaneous liver biopsy
    Richa Tandon
    Department of Medicine, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:S70-2. 2005
  15. ncbi Suppurative tenosynovitis and septic bursitis
    Lorne N Small
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:991-1005, xi. 2005
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  16. ncbi Short-term treatment of actinomycosis: two cases and a review
    Selvin S Sudhakar
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:444-7. 2004
    ..If short-term antibiotic treatment is attempted, the clinical and radiological response should be closely monitored. Cervicofacial actinomycosis is especially responsive to brief courses of antibiotic treatment...
  17. ncbi Tropical and temperate pyomyositis
    Lorne N Small
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:981-9, x-xi. 2005
    ..This article discusses the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of pyomyositis in the tropical and temperate settings...
  18. ncbi Septic thrombophlebitis of the hepatic veins after colonoscopy: a case report
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Radiology, Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:155-6. 2003
  19. ncbi Infection rates of the LifeSite hemodialysis access system
    John J Ross
    Kidney Int 63:1963; author reply 1963. 2003
  20. ncbi Aseptic meningitis and acute HIV syndrome after interruption of antiretroviral therapy: implications for structured treatment interruptions
    Michael G Worthington
    AIDS 17:2145-6. 2003
  21. ncbi Resistance to levofloxacin and failure of treatment of pneumococcal pneumonia
    John J Ross
    N Engl J Med 347:65-7; author reply 65-7. 2002
  22. ncbi Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator infection due to Brucella melitensis: case report and review of brucellosis of cardiac devices
    Abhay Dhand
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin Infect Dis 44:e37-9. 2007
    ..Brucellosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cardiac device infection in patients residing in or traveling to areas of endemicity...