J H Jorgensen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Detection of favorable oral cephalosporin-clavulanate interactions by in vitro disk approximation susceptibility testing of extended-spectrum-Beta-lactamase-producing members of the enterobacteriaceae
    Jennifer D Campbell
    South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1023-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint New consensus guidelines from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of infrequently isolated or fastidious bacteria
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:280-6. 2007
  3. pmc Assessment of two commercial susceptibility test methods for determination of daptomycin MICs
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2126-9. 2006
  4. pmc Multilaboratory evaluation of disk diffusion antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria meningitidis isolates
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1744-54. 2006
  5. pmc Susceptibility of Neisseria meningitidis to 16 antimicrobial agents and characterization of resistance mechanisms affecting some agents
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3162-71. 2005
  6. pmc In vitro activity of daptomycin against vancomycin-resistant enterococci of various Van types and comparison of susceptibility testing methods
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3760-3. 2003
  7. pmc Activities of cethromycin and telithromycin against recent North American isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:605-7. 2004
  8. pmc Need for susceptibility testing guidelines for fastidious or less-frequently isolated bacteria
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:493-6. 2004
  9. pmc Detection of inducible clindamycin resistance of staphylococci in conjunction with performance of automated broth susceptibility testing
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1800-2. 2004
  10. pmc Detection of resistance to gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin in Streptococcus pneumoniae with the VITEK 2 instrument
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5928-30. 2004

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Publications64

  1. pmc Detection of favorable oral cephalosporin-clavulanate interactions by in vitro disk approximation susceptibility testing of extended-spectrum-Beta-lactamase-producing members of the enterobacteriaceae
    Jennifer D Campbell
    South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1023-6. 2012
    ..This study has shown that disk approximation testing could detect favorable cephalosporin-clavulanate interactions among a group of 101 previously characterized members of the Enterobacteriaceae with CTX-M, SHV, or TEM ESBLs...
  2. ncbi request reprint New consensus guidelines from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of infrequently isolated or fastidious bacteria
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:280-6. 2007
    ..Communication with infectious diseases clinicians prior to performing such testing is emphasized...
  3. pmc Assessment of two commercial susceptibility test methods for determination of daptomycin MICs
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2126-9. 2006
    ..In summary, daptomycin MICs generated by the Etest or JustOne method generally agreed within 1 dilution of the reference daptomycin MICs. However, both devices produced slightly lower MICs that resulted in some VM errors...
  4. pmc Multilaboratory evaluation of disk diffusion antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria meningitidis isolates
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1744-54. 2006
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  5. pmc Susceptibility of Neisseria meningitidis to 16 antimicrobial agents and characterization of resistance mechanisms affecting some agents
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3162-71. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc In vitro activity of daptomycin against vancomycin-resistant enterococci of various Van types and comparison of susceptibility testing methods
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3760-3. 2003
    ..However, improved standardization of the calcium content of MH agar will be important for reliable testing of daptomycin by clinical laboratories using either the E test or disk diffusion methods...
  7. pmc Activities of cethromycin and telithromycin against recent North American isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:605-7. 2004
    ..25 micro g/ml, respectively. For six quinupristin-dalfopristin-resistant strains, the cethromycin MICs were 0.25 to 16 micro g/ml and the telithromycin MICs were 1 to 4 micro g/ml. However, there was only 0.3% resistance to telithromycin...
  8. pmc Need for susceptibility testing guidelines for fastidious or less-frequently isolated bacteria
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:493-6. 2004
  9. pmc Detection of inducible clindamycin resistance of staphylococci in conjunction with performance of automated broth susceptibility testing
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1800-2. 2004
    ..Tests of 150 erythromycin-resistant isolates correlated with standard D-zone tests on Mueller-Hinton agar and with PCR for erm(A), erm(C), and msr(A)...
  10. pmc Detection of resistance to gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin in Streptococcus pneumoniae with the VITEK 2 instrument
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5928-30. 2004
    ..The VITEK 2 instrument performed well, detecting 52 of 60 (86.7%) gatifloxacin-resistant isolates and 22 of 23 moxifloxacin-resistant isolates, and did not falsely classify any susceptible isolates as resistant...
  11. pmc KPC-2-producing Enterobacter cloacae and pseudomonas putida coinfection in a liver transplant recipient
    Jason W Bennett
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 782341, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:292-4. 2009
    ..Although this enzyme has been previously described in Enterobacter spp., this is the first report of KPC carbapenemase in P. putida...
  12. pmc Detection of CTX-M-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBLs) by testing with MicroScan overnight and ESBL confirmation panels
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:120-3. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility testing: a review of general principles and contemporary practices
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 7750, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1749-55. 2009
    ..However, newer or emerging mechanisms of resistance require constant vigilance regarding the ability of each test method to accurately detect resistance...
  14. pmc Collaborative evaluation of an erythromycin-clindamycin combination well for detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in beta-hemolytic streptococci by use of the CLSI broth microdilution method
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2884-6. 2011
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  15. pmc Evaluation of the Dade MicroScan MICroSTREP antimicrobial susceptibility testing panel with selected Streptococcus pneumoniae challenge strains and recent clinical isolates
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7750, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:788-91. 1998
    ..These results indicate that the MicroScan MICroSTREP frozen panels provide susceptibility results with pneumococci that are essentially equivalent to results derived by the NCCLS reference broth microdilution procedure...
  16. pmc Evaluation of disk approximation and single-well broth tests for detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3332-3. 2011
    ..The standard CLSI disk approximation test and a single-well combination test incorporating 1 plus 0.5 μg/ml ERY + CLI detected >96% of isolates containing the ermB determinant...
  17. pmc Rapid automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Streptococcus pneumoniae by use of the bioMerieux VITEK 2
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:2814-8. 2000
    ..1 h. The VITEK 2 provided rapid, reliable susceptibility category determinations with both the challenge and clinical isolates examined in this study...
  18. pmc False-positive Gen-Probe direct Mycobacterium tuberculosis amplification test results for patients with pulmonary M. kansasii and M. avium infections
    J H Jorgensen
    Departments of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 37:175-8. 1999
    ..It remains to be determined if the enhanced MTD test (MTD 2) recently released by Gen-Probe will provide greater specificity than that observed in this report with its first-generation test...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility testing: special needs for fastidious organisms and difficult-to-detect resistance mechanisms
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7750, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 30:799-808. 2000
    ..Therefore, laboratories must retain the versatility to apply several different approaches to detect resistance in both common and infrequently encountered bacterial pathogens...
  20. pmc Activities of newer fluoroquinolones against Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates including those with mutations in the gyrA, parC, and parE loci
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:329-34. 1999
    ....
  21. pmc Practical disk diffusion method for detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci
    K R Fiebelkorn
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3750, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4740-4. 2003
    ..Simple placement of erythromycin and clindamycin disks at a distance achieved with a standard disk dispenser allowed detection of 97% of S. aureus strains and 100% of CNS strains with inducible MLSB resistance in this study...
  22. pmc Mutations in folP associated with elevated sulfonamide MICs for Neisseria meningitidis clinical isolates from five continents
    K R Fiebelkorn
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, MC 7750, San Antonio, TX 78229 3750, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:536-40. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Activity of daptomycin against recent North American isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    M I Restrepo
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:2974-7. 2003
    ..Daptomycin zone diameters varied little on the same media...
  24. pmc Development of revised quality control limits for disk diffusion susceptibility tests of selected cephem antibiotics with Haemophilus influenzae and description of a new control strain
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7750
    J Clin Microbiol 30:2029-32. 1992
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Abiotrophia bacteremia in a patient with neutropenic fever and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Abiotrophia isolates
    C K Murray
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:E140-2. 2001
    ..We provide susceptibility data on 20 additional bloodstream isolates of Abiotrophia species...
  26. pmc First report of the emergence of CTX-M-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) as the predominant ESBL isolated in a U.S. health care system
    James S Lewis
    Department of Pharmacy, University Health System, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4015-21. 2007
    ..In conclusion, CTX-M-type ESBLs are now the most common ESBL type isolated from patients in our health care system and may also be present but unrecognized in other U.S. locales...
  27. doi request reprint Mechanisms of carbapenem resistance among a collection of Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates in a Texas city
    Jason W Bennett
    Department of Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:445-8. 2010
    ..One Enterobacter cloacae produced derepressed AmpC beta-lactamase, 1 Escherichia coli expressed plasmid-mediated AmpC beta-lactamase, and 1 E. cloacae produced a carbapenemase...
  28. pmc Oral and parenteral therapeutic options for outpatient urinary infections caused by enterobacteriaceae producing CTX-M extended-spectrum beta-lactamases
    Vidhya Prakash
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1278-80. 2009
    ..Approximately 90% were susceptible to fosfomycin and to a combination of cefdinir plus amoxicillin-clavulanate. All were susceptible to ertapenem...
  29. ncbi request reprint The contribution of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling with Monte Carlo simulation to the development of susceptibility breakpoints for Neisseria meningitidis
    D S Burgess
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:33-9. 2007
    ..Proposed PK-PD breakpoints applicable to CSF were: penicillin and cefotaxime, 0.06 mg/L; rifampicin, 0.125 mg/L; ceftriaxone, meropenem and trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole, 0.25 mg/L; ampicillin, 0.5 mg/L; and chloramphenicol, 1 mg/L...
  30. ncbi request reprint Global perspective on antimicrobial resistance in Haemophilus influenzae
    J H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7750, USA
    J Chemother 3:155-7. 1991
    ..Perhaps of greatest concern has been the isolation of H. influenzae (both serotype b and unencapsulated strains) in the USA, Europe, and Asia which possess multiple antimicrobial resistance mechanisms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Severe community-acquired pneumonia: current outcomes, epidemiology, etiology, and therapy
    M I Restrepo
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78229 3900, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 14:703-9. 2001
    ..A number of recent studies and guidelines addressing these issues have been published, and they will be reviewed in this article...
  32. ncbi request reprint Isolation of non-tuberculosis mycobacteria in treated dental unit waterlines
    N B Porteous
    Department of Community Dentistry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:40-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the presence of non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) in dental unit waterlines that were being routinely treated with an intermittent use waterline cleaner...
  33. ncbi request reprint Investigation and control of aspergillosis and other filamentous fungal infections in solid organ transplant recipients
    J E Patterson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7881, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 2:22-8. 2000
    ..Ongoing surveillance and continuing intervention is needed for prevention of infection in high-risk solid organ transplant patients...
  34. pmc Activity of the Diaminopyrimidine AR-709 against recently collected multidrug-resistant isolates of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae from North America
    Roseanne A Ressner
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1147-9. 2008
    ..AR-709 was highly active, with a MIC 50 of 0.25 microg/ml, a MIC 90 of 0.5 microg/ml, and a range of <or=0.008 microg/ml to 1 microg/ml...
  35. pmc Comparative activities of the oxazolidinone AZD2563 and linezolid against selected recent North American isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Sue E Baum
    Infectious Disease Service of Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3094-5. 2002
    ..The AZD2563 MICs for 50 and 90% of the strains tested were 1 and 2 micro g/ml and 0.5 and 1 micro g/ml, respectively, for the two isolate groups. These MICs were within 1 log(2) dilution of those of linezolid...
  36. pmc Use of DNA sequencing analysis to confirm fungemia due to Trichosporon dermatis in a pediatric patient
    Shelly R Gunn
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1175-7. 2006
    ..This is the first reported case of human disease caused by Tricosporon dermatis, an organism recently transferred to the genus Trichosporon from Cryptococcus and now confirmed to be a human pathogen...
  37. pmc Detection of SHV-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase in Enterobacter isolates
    Trent G Towne
    Department of Pharmacy, University Health System, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:298-9. 2010
    ..SHV-12 was produced by 8.7% of isolates. The cefepime-clavulanate combination provided 88% sensitivity and 91% specificity for the detection of SHV-12 ESBL...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical and microbiologic analysis of a hospital's extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing isolates over a 2-year period
    David S Burgess
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:1232-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the microbiologic and clinical outcomes of patients with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing isolates over a 2-year period...
  39. pmc International clone of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A with tetracycline resistance due to tet(B)
    Sharon A Crawford
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:1198-200. 2005
    ..Only the drug efflux mechanism encoded by tet(B) was detected. All isolates were in serogroup A, belonged to complex ST-5, and were closely related by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Who defines resistance? The clinical and economic impact of antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints
    James H Jorgensen
    Department of Pathology and Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:105-8. 2004
    ..Thus, antibiotic breakpoints affect the care of individual patients and provide epidemiologists and policy makers with data regarding trends in antibiotic resistance...
  41. pmc Detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in beta-hemolytic streptococci by using the CLSI broth microdilution test and erythromycin-clindamycin combinations
    Jason E Bowling
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2275-7. 2010
    ..One hundred one isolates of groups A, B, C, F, and G were tested by the CLSI broth microdilution method. Combinations of 1 and 0.25 microg/ml or 0.5 and 0.25 microg/ml of ERY and CC, respectively, detected all inducible isolates...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diminished vancomycin and daptomycin susceptibility during prolonged bacteremia with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Jason W Bennett
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 60:437-40. 2008
    ..The MRSA strain developed diminished susceptibility to vancomycin (MIC increase and tolerance), daptomycin, and gentamicin, and resistance to rifampin during therapy...
  43. pmc Susceptibility of acinetobacter strains isolated from deployed U.S. military personnel
    Joshua S Hawley
    Infectious Disease Service MCHE MDI 7E, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Dr, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:376-8. 2007
    ..S. soldiers deployed overseas) to 13 antimicrobial agents were determined by broth microdilution. The most active antimicrobial agents (> or =95% of isolates susceptible) were colistin, polymyxin B, and minocycline...
  44. ncbi request reprint Candida krusei renal cyst infection and measurement of amphotericin B levels in cystic fluid in a patient receiving AmBisome
    M J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Med Mycol 41:163-5. 2003
    ..We provide the first description of amphotericin B levels in cystic fluid obtained during bilateral nephrectomies...
  45. doi request reprint Stability of antibacterial self-assembled monolayers on hydroxyapatite
    Nelson Torres
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    Acta Biomater 6:3242-55. 2010
    ..This study demonstrated the potential for using ASAMs to provide antibacterial properties to HA and the need for developing techniques to improve stability of SAMs under sterilization and physiological conditions...
  46. pmc Colistin heteroresistance in acinetobacter and its association with previous colistin therapy
    Joshua S Hawley
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:351-2. 2008
    ..The proportion of cells exhibiting heteroresistance was significantly higher among isolates recovered from patients treated with colistin...
  47. pmc Targeted intranasal mupirocin to prevent colonization and infection by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in soldiers: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Michael W Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Infectious Disease Service MCHE MDI, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3591-8. 2007
    ..Furthermore, CA-MRSA eradication did not prevent new colonization within the study group...
  48. ncbi request reprint Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococci: should clinicians and microbiologists be concerned?
    James S Lewis
    Pharmacy Service, University Health System, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:280-5. 2005
    ..g., the erythromycin-clindamycin "D-zone" test) can separate strains that have the genetic potential (i.e., the presence of erm genes) to become resistant during therapy from strains that are fully susceptible to clindamycin...
  49. pmc Induction of telithromycin resistance by erythromycin in isolates of macrolide-resistant Staphylococcus spp
    Kepler A Davis
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:3059-61. 2005
    ..Inducible telithromycin resistance in staphylococci does not appear to be analogous to inducible clindamycin resistance...
  50. pmc Erythromycin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in children, 1999-2001
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:969-72. 2005
    ..The decline in infection rates was likely due to the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine...
  51. ncbi request reprint Emergence of macrolide resistance during treatment of pneumococcal pneumonia
    Daniel M Musher
    N Engl J Med 346:630-1. 2002
  52. pmc Novel mechanism of resistance to oxazolidinones, macrolides, and chloramphenicol in ribosomal protein L4 of the pneumococcus
    Nicole Wolter
    Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, P O Box 1038, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:3554-7. 2005
    ..We demonstrate a novel bacterial mechanism of resistance to chloramphenicol and nonsusceptibility to linezolid...
  53. pmc Failure of cefepime therapy in treatment of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia
    Wonkeun Song
    Center for Research in Antiinfectives and Biotechnology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68178, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4891-4. 2005
    ..The failure was attributed to extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) acquisition by the isolate, possibly during therapy. Problems encountered with ESBL detection in AmpC-producing isolates are discussed...
  54. pmc Emergence of daptomycin resistance in Enterococcus faecium during daptomycin therapy
    James S Lewis
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:1664-5. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Moe H Kyaw
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1455-63. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of this vaccine on invasive disease caused by resistant strains...
  56. ncbi request reprint Decline in invasive pneumococcal disease after the introduction of protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccine
    Cynthia G Whitney
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1737-46. 2003
    ..In early 2000, a protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccine targeting seven pneumococcal serotypes was licensed in the United States for use in young children...
  57. doi request reprint Population snapshot of emergent Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A in the United States, 2005
    Matthew R Moore
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1016-27. 2008
    ..To understand this increase, we characterized serotype 19A isolates recovered during 2005...
  58. pmc Emergence of Streptococcus pneumoniae with very-high-level resistance to penicillin
    Stephanie J Schrag
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:3016-23. 2004
    ..The emergence, clonality, and association of very-high-level penicillin resistance with multiple drug resistance requires further monitoring and highlights the need for novel agents active against the pneumococcus...
  59. pmc Inhibitory activities of 11 antimicrobial agents and bactericidal activities of vancomycin and daptomycin against invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates obtained from 1999 through 2006
    Robert L Holmes
    Infectious Disease Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort San Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:757-60. 2008
    ..No vancomycin, daptomycin, or linezolid resistance was observed. Clindamycin, gentamicin, and ciprofloxacin resistance decreased significantly. No tolerance to vancomycin or daptomycin was observed, nor was MIC creep seen...
  60. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a novel penicillin-nonsusceptible, invasive serotype 35B clone of Streptococcus pneumoniae within the United States
    Bernard Beall
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:118-22. 2002
    ..The mosaic pbp2b and divergent ddl sequences were suggestive of interspecies recombination at the ddl-pbp2b chromosomal region...
  61. pmc Selection of strains for quality assessment of the disk induction method for detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococci: a CLSI collaborative study
    Adrian M Zelazny
    Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2613-5. 2005
    ..Strain UT 25 (now designated ATCC BAA-976), which harbors the efflux pump encoded by msr(A), is recommended as the negative control organism...
  62. pmc Development of colistin-dependent Acinetobacter baumannii-Acinetobacter calcoaceticus complex
    Joshua S Hawley
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4529-30. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against invasive pneumococcal disease: a matched case-control study
    Cynthia G Whitney
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 368:1495-502. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the effectiveness of the vaccine against various pneumococcal serotypes, and to measure the effectiveness of the recommended dose schedule and of catch-up and incomplete schedules...
  64. ncbi request reprint Activity of ceftobiprole against community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates recently recovered from US military trainees
    Heather C Yun
    Department of Infectious Disease, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:463-6. 2007
    ..5 microg/mL (range, 0.25-0.5 microg/mL) with 29 methicillin-susceptible isolates recovered from military trainees during 2 prospective investigations...