Loren G Miller
Affiliation: University of California
Miller L, Eisenberg D, Liu H, Chang C, Wang Y, Luthra R, et al
. Incidence of skin and soft tissue infections in ambulatory and inpatient settings, 2005-2010. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:362 pubmed publisher
..8 SSTIs per 100 person years, suggesting that previously observed increases in SSTI incidence remain sustained. ..
Miller L, Diep B. Clinical practice: colonization, fomites, and virulence: rethinking the pathogenesis of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;46:752-60 pubmed publisher
Miller L, Tan J, Eells S, Benitez E, Radner A. Prospective investigation of nasal mupirocin, hexachlorophene body wash, and systemic antibiotics for prevention of recurrent community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1084-6 pubmed publisher
..The mean number of MRSA infections after the intervention decreased significantly from baseline (0.03 versus 0.84 infections/month, P = <0.0001). This regimen appears promising at preventing recurrent CA-MRSA infections. ..
Eells S, Nguyen M, Jung J, Macias Gil R, May L, Miller L. Relationship between Adherence to Oral Antibiotics and Postdischarge Clinical Outcomes among Patients Hospitalized with Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016;60:2941-8 pubmed publisher
..Further studies are needed to improve postdischarge antibiotic adherence after skin and soft tissue infections. ..
Miller L, Eells S, Taylor A, David M, Ortiz N, Zychowski D, et al
. Staphylococcus aureus colonization among household contacts of patients with skin infections: risk factors, strain discordance, and complex ecology. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54:1523-35 pubmed publisher
..aureus infections in the U.S. However, epidemiologic characteristics of S. aureus household transmission are poorly understood...