Linda L Han
Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Nonclinical selection criteria for maximizing yield of nucleic acid amplification tests in tuberculosis diagnosisLinda L Han
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Laboratory Sciences, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA
J Clin Microbiol 50:2592-5. 2012..We demonstrate that use of nonclinical NAA test selection criteria is an effective strategy for maximizing the number of TB cases that can be rapidly identified while minimizing the number of specimens that must be tested...
- Acquisition of drug resistance in multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis during directly observed empiric retreatment with standardized regimensL L Han
Massachusetts State Laboratory Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:818-21. 2005..In this limited group of MDR-TB patients, acquisition of resistance was common during failure of empiric drug regimens. Further study is needed to confirm these findings...
- High frequencies of clindamycin and tetracycline resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pulsed-field type USA300 isolates collected at a Boston ambulatory health centerLinda L Han
State Laboratory Institute, 305 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
J Clin Microbiol 45:1350-2. 2007..The clindamycin, tetracycline, and mupirocin resistance genes identified in these isolates are commonly associated with plasmids...
- Emergence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 in men who have sex with menBinh An Diep
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Ann Intern Med 148:249-57. 2008..Infection with multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been reported but seems to be isolated...