Theodoros Kelesidis

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Good's syndrome remains a mystery after 55 years: A systematic review of the scientific evidence
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Clin Immunol 135:347-63. 2010
  2. pmc Dysfunctional HDL and progression of atherosclerosis in HIV-1-infected and -uninfected adults
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 12:23. 2013
  3. pmc Clostridium sphenoides Bloodstream Infection in Man
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA T Kelesidis and University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece S Tsiodras
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:156-8. 2011
  4. pmc A biochemical fluorometric method for assessing the oxidative properties of HDL
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Lipid Res 52:2341-51. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis in the United States
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 10833, USA
    Am J Med Sci 344:79-82. 2012
  6. pmc Effects of lipid-probe interactions in biochemical fluorometric methods that assess HDL redox activity
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 11:87. 2012
  7. pmc De novo daptomycin-nonsusceptible enterococcal infections
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:674-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in Los Angeles County
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Med Virol 84:777-85. 2012
  9. pmc Case-control study comparing de novo and daptomycin-exposed daptomycin-nonsusceptible Enterococcus infections
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:2150-2. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Hypopituitarism caused by neurocysticercosis
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Med Sci 341:414-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Good's syndrome remains a mystery after 55 years: A systematic review of the scientific evidence
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Clin Immunol 135:347-63. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to elucidate this clinical entity...
  2. pmc Dysfunctional HDL and progression of atherosclerosis in HIV-1-infected and -uninfected adults
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 12:23. 2013
    ..Dysfunctional HDL has increased redox activity and reduced antioxidant properties, but it is unknown whether abnormal HDL function is associated with progression of atherosclerosis in HIV-1-infected subjects...
  3. pmc Clostridium sphenoides Bloodstream Infection in Man
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA T Kelesidis and University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece S Tsiodras
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:156-8. 2011
    ..However, the full extent of the pathogenicity, clinical spectrum, and optimal therapy of Clostridium sphenoides infections remains to be determined. We describe a case of bloodstream infection in a man that was caused by C. sphenoides...
  4. pmc A biochemical fluorometric method for assessing the oxidative properties of HDL
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Lipid Res 52:2341-51. 2011
    ..This new fluorometric method offers an inexpensive, accurate, and rapid means for determining the oxidative properties of HDL that is applicable to large-scale clinical studies...
  5. doi request reprint Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis in the United States
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 10833, USA
    Am J Med Sci 344:79-82. 2012
    ..The review of this condition is important given increasing incidence in the United States...
  6. pmc Effects of lipid-probe interactions in biochemical fluorometric methods that assess HDL redox activity
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 11:87. 2012
    ..Understanding this process is important for interpretation of the results of all fluorescence-based cell-free assays that measure oxidative properties of lipids...
  7. pmc De novo daptomycin-nonsusceptible enterococcal infections
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:674-6. 2012
    ..We found that development of infections with daptomycin-nonsusceptible enterococci in these patients could be associated with sporadic emergence and clonal spread...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in Los Angeles County
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Med Virol 84:777-85. 2012
    ..9 cases per million persons >15 years of age in LA County. Although EBV-HLH is a rare disease, the incidence in adults in Western countries may be underestimated...
  9. pmc Case-control study comparing de novo and daptomycin-exposed daptomycin-nonsusceptible Enterococcus infections
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:2150-2. 2012
    ..Less frequent exposure to antimicrobials, increased susceptibility to nitrofurantoin and gentamicin, and shorter duration of hospitalization were associated with de novo DNSE infection, suggesting a potential community reservoir...
  10. doi request reprint Hypopituitarism caused by neurocysticercosis
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Med Sci 341:414-6. 2011
    ..Because most of single enhancing cystic lesions may disappear spontaneously and risk may outweigh the benefit of treatment, conservative management may be indicated in these cases...
  11. doi request reprint Combination therapy with daptomycin, linezolid, and rifampin as treatment option for MRSA meningitis and bacteremia
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:286-90. 2011
    ..This case provides evidence for a possible role of combination therapy of daptomycin, linezolid, and rifampin in cases of MRSA meningitis and bacteremia...
  12. pmc Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis in the United States: a case report
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Med Case Reports 5:359. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Listeria endocarditis in a patient with psoriatic arthritis on infliximab: are biologic agents as treatment for inflammatory arthritis increasing the incidence of Listeria infections?
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Infect 60:386-96. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to elucidate the contribution of anti-TNF-a therapy to development of listeriosis. Physicians should be aware of the possibility of Listeria infection in individuals receiving anti-TNF therapy...
  14. pmc First report of treatment of Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens bloodstream infection with levofloxacin
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, CHS 37 121, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1970-3. 2010
    ..We describe the first case of bloodstream infection (BSI) due to A. succiniciproducens in an asymptomatic elderly male with poor dentition that was treated with levofloxacin...
  15. pmc HIV-1 infected patients with suppressed plasma viremia on treatment have pro-inflammatory HDL
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 10:35. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that HIV-1-infected persons on antiretroviral therapy would have pro-inflammatory high density lipoprotein (HDL), and that an apoA-1 mimetic peptide might reverse the inflammatory properties of HDL in these persons...
  16. doi request reprint Bloodstream infection with Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens: a potentially lethal infection
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    South Med J 104:205-14. 2011
    ..We review the available literature on microbiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment options for Anaerobiospirillum infection...
  17. doi request reprint Daptomycin nonsusceptible enterococci: an emerging challenge for clinicians
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:228-34. 2011
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the possibility of the emergence of daptomycin nonsusceptibility and should closely monitor daptomycin MICs of enterococci isolated during treatment...
  18. doi request reprint Does rituximab increase the incidence of infectious complications? A narrative review
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, CHS 37 121, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e2-16. 2011
    ..However, clinical experience regarding the association of rituximab with different types of infection is lacking and this association has not been established in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  19. pmc Biomarkers of microbial translocation and macrophage activation: association with progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in HIV-1 infection
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:1558-67. 2012
    ..The relationships between soluble CD14 (sCD14), endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide [LPS]), and progression of atherosclerosis have not been defined in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  20. pmc Perturbations of circulating levels of RANKL-osteoprotegerin axis in relation to lipids and progression of atherosclerosis in HIV-infected and -uninfected adults: ACTG NWCS 332/A5078 Study
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:938-48. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Successful treatment of pan-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia and bacteraemia with a combination of high-dose tigecycline and colistin
    Romney M Humphries
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Med Microbiol 59:1383-6. 2010
    ..Despite a poor prognosis, the patient recovered, but remains colonized with the pan-resistant isolate...
  22. pmc Genotypic and phenotypic evaluation of the evolution of high-level daptomycin nonsusceptibility in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
    Romney M Humphries
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:6051-3. 2012
    ..Membrane studies revealed a higher net surface charge among the daptomycin-nonsusceptible isolates and increased septum formation in the isolate with a daptomycin MIC of 192 μg/ml...
  23. pmc Frequency of susceptibility testing for patients with persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Carmen L Giltner
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 52:357-61. 2014
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  24. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus (HPV) detection using in situ hybridization in histologic samples: correlations with cytologic changes and polymerase chain reaction HPV detection
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:119-27. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint Tracheobronchitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of chronic wheezing in a non-ventilated adult patient with tracheobronchomalacia
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Respiration 80:148-56. 2010
    ..Physicians should be aware of the diagnosis of tracheomalacia in adults, which can masquerade as persistent asthma and may be associated with the development of serious infections including MRSA tracheobronchitis...
  26. doi request reprint Cytomegalovirus pseudotumor of the duodenum in a patient with AIDS: an unrecognized and potentially treatable clinical entity
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e274-82. 2010
    ..CMV-induced pseudotumor in patients with AIDS is an exceptionally rare clinical entity, and to our knowledge no reports have previously summarized this clinical entity...
  27. pmc Untrained young men have dysfunctional HDL compared with strength-trained men irrespective of body weight status
    Christian K Roberts
    Exercise and Metabolic Disease Research Laboratory, Translational Sciences Section, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:1043-9. 2013
    ..42) (all P ≤ 0.001). Chronic RT is associated with improved HDL redox activity. This may contribute to the beneficial effects of RT on reducing cardiovascular disease risk, irrespective of body weight status. ..
  28. pmc Preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 8:94-103. 2011
    ..This article provides a review of the data on the potential strengths and limitations of PrEP as an HIV prevention strategy, identifies challenges to implementation of this approach, and outlines knowledge gaps...
  29. doi request reprint Staphylococcus intermedius is not only a zoonotic pathogen, but may also cause skin abscesses in humans after exposure to saliva
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e838-41. 2010
    ..Most of these cases have been described in association with exposure to animals, mostly dogs. However, this pathogen can cause infection in healthy individuals even without exposure to animals...
  30. doi request reprint Anaphylactoid reaction considered ciprofloxacin related: a case report and literature review
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Clin Ther 32:515-26. 2010
    ..However, there is a lack of data in the scientific literature regarding these events...
  31. doi request reprint Postirradiation Klebsiella pneumoniae-associated necrotizing fasciitis in the western hemisphere: a rare but life-threatening clinical entity
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Department of Medicine, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:217-24. 2009
    ..Early diagnosis, surgical intervention, and appropriate empirical antibiotics are essential for a favorable outcome in such rare but life-threatening cases of NF...
  32. doi request reprint Axillary abscess in a patient with Yersinia enterocolitica infection as a result of exposure to pork
    Theodoros Kelesidis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Am J Med 121:e1. 2008