Francoise Perdreau Remington

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clone in long-term care facility
    Pierre Tattevin
    Pontchaillou University Hospital, Rennes, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:953-5. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in California jails
    Erica S Pan
    Department of Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1384-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Population dynamics of nasal strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus--and their relation to community-associated disease activity
    Erica S Pan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:811-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Community-adapted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): population dynamics of an expanding community reservoir of MRSA
    Heather A Carleton
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1730-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical, epidemiologic, and molecular evaluation of a clonal outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Lisa S Young
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1075-83. 2004
  6. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of cephalexin for treatment of uncomplicated skin abscesses in a population at risk for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Priya M Rajendran
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0807, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4044-8. 2007
  7. pmc Origins of community strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edwin D Charlebois
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSF and Clinical Laboratory, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:47-54. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint API 20 strep identification system may incorrectly speciate enterococci with low level resistance to vancomycin
    Lisa G Winston
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:287-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint A population-based study of the incidence and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in San Francisco, 2004-2005
    Catherine Liu
    Div of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, S 380, Box 0654, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1637-46. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 in men who have sex with men
    Binh An Diep
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:249-57. 2008

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Publications20

  1. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clone in long-term care facility
    Pierre Tattevin
    Pontchaillou University Hospital, Rennes, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:953-5. 2009
    ..USA300 clone increased from 11.3% of all MRSA isolates in 2002 to 64.0% in 2006 (p<0.0001) and was mostly recovered from skin or skin structures (64.3% vs. 27.0% for non-USA300 MRSA; p<0.0001)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in California jails
    Erica S Pan
    Department of Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1384-8. 2003
    ..One of these clonal groups is genetically indistinguishable from the strain responsible for an outbreak of MRSA in the Los Angeles County jail system in 2002...
  3. ncbi request reprint Population dynamics of nasal strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus--and their relation to community-associated disease activity
    Erica S Pan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:811-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics and dynamics of nasal strains of MRSA, as well as their relation to community-associated disease activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Community-adapted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): population dynamics of an expanding community reservoir of MRSA
    Heather A Carleton
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1730-8. 2004
    ..The longitudinal results linked the dramatic increase in MRSA infections to an expanding community reservoir of MRSA genotypes with intrinsic community survival advantage...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical, epidemiologic, and molecular evaluation of a clonal outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Lisa S Young
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1075-83. 2004
    ..Genotype A1 MRSA caused a large nosocomial outbreak of infection that was associated with distinct risk factors and clinical manifestations...
  6. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of cephalexin for treatment of uncomplicated skin abscesses in a population at risk for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Priya M Rajendran
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0807, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4044-8. 2007
    ..1% cure rate observed in the cephalexin arm provide strong evidence that antibiotics may be unnecessary after surgical drainage of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue abscesses caused by community strains of MRSA...
  7. pmc Origins of community strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edwin D Charlebois
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSF and Clinical Laboratory, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:47-54. 2004
    ..In a nonoutbreak setting, the hospital was the main source of community MRSA; however, the presence of genetically distinct and diverse MRSA strains indicates MRSA strains now also originate from the community...
  8. ncbi request reprint API 20 strep identification system may incorrectly speciate enterococci with low level resistance to vancomycin
    Lisa G Winston
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:287-8. 2004
    ..All were identified as Enterococcus faecium. Further testing revealed that 42/46 isolates had been identified incorrectly. Enterococci with low-level vancomycin resistance should not be speciated solely with the API 20 Strep system...
  9. doi request reprint A population-based study of the incidence and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in San Francisco, 2004-2005
    Catherine Liu
    Div of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, S 380, Box 0654, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1637-46. 2008
    ..Our objective was to perform a population-based survey of the clinical and molecular epidemiology of MRSA disease in San Francisco, California...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 in men who have sex with men
    Binh 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...
  11. pmc Intermediate vancomycin susceptibility in a community-associated MRSA clone
    Christopher J Graber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:491-3. 2007
    ..The strain was isolated from the bone of a 56-year-old man with lumbar osteomyelitis after a 6-week treatment course of vancomycin for catheter-associated septic thrombophlebitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Population-based community prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the urban poor of San Francisco
    Edwin D Charlebois
    Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:425-33. 2002
    ..Only 2 individuals (0.24%) with MRSA had no known risk factors. A total of 22 of 23 community MRSA genotypically matched clinical MRSA isolates, with 15 of 23 isolates identical to MRSA clones endemic among hospitalized patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Complete genome sequence of USA300, an epidemic clone of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Binh An Diep
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Lancet 367:731-9. 2006
    ..Our aim was to sequence its genome and compare it with those of other strains of S aureus to try to identify genes responsible for its distinctive epidemiological and virulence properties...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clostridial myonecrosis cluster among injection drug users: a molecular epidemiology investigation
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Box 1372, Room 301, Bldg 100, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:517-22. 2002
    ..Other C perfringens isolates from patients, heroin, and the environment were determined to be polyclonal. We postulate that rapid recognition and public health notification led to rapid resolution of the outbreak...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of a formulary switch from ticarcillin-clavulanate to piperacillin-tazobactam on colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci
    Lisa G Winston
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco and SF General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:462-9. 2004
    ..The prevalence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is increasing, despite infection control measures. Limited data link ticarcillin-clavulanate to higher VRE prevalence...
  16. ncbi request reprint An epidemic of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus soft tissue infections among medically underserved patients
    David M Young
    Department of Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Arch Surg 139:947-51; discussion 951-3. 2004
    ..A high prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in soft tissue infections presents a treatment challenge...
  17. pmc Long-term follow-up of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus molecular epidemiology after emergence of clone USA300 in San Francisco jail populations
    Pierre Tattevin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143 0811, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:4056-7. 2008
    ..Strain USA300, first encountered in 2001, accounted for 82.1% (412/502) of MRSA infections. Non-USA300 MRSA strains were rarely found after 2005 (one isolate in 2006, three in 2007)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ophthalmic manifestations of infections caused by the USA300 clone of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Tina Rutar
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0344, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1455-62. 2006
    ..To report the microbiological, clinical, and pathological characteristics of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CAMRSA) infections of the eye and orbit...
  19. pmc Vancomycin treatment failure associated with heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus in a patient with endocarditis and in the rabbit model of endocarditis
    Matthew R Moore
    Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:1262-6. 2003
    ..Vancomycin eradicated SF1 in the rabbit model of endocarditis, while SF2 persisted at pretreatment levels. Vancomycin treatment failure in this patient with endocarditis was attributable to heterogeneous resistance to vancomycin...
  20. ncbi request reprint The arginine catabolic mobile element and staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec linkage: convergence of virulence and resistance in the USA300 clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Binh An Diep
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1523-30. 2008
    ..These data are consistent with a model in which ACME enhances growth and survival of USA300, allowing for genetic "hitchhiking" of SCCmec. SCCmec in turn protects against exposure to beta-lactams...