Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Successful control of a norovirus outbreak among attendees of a hospital teaching conferenceChristopher Vinnard
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am J Infect Control 40:73-4. 2012..Our report highlights the potential success of a multifaceted infection control strategy in preventing the transmission of norovirus in health care settings...
- Tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected individualsChristopher Vinnard
Division of Infectious Disease, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 Silverstein, Suite E, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 6:139-45. 2009..Additional treatment considerations for HIV-infected individuals include the timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy, the potential for drug-drug interactions, and the role of adjunctive corticosteroid therapy...
- A report of human herpesvirus 6-associated encephalitis in a solid organ transplant recipient and a review of previously published casesChristopher Vinnard
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
Liver Transpl 15:1242-6. 2009..We report a case of limbic encephalitis associated with HHV-6 infection in a liver transplant recipient, and we review previously reported cases of HHV-6 encephalitis in SOT recipients...
- Isoniazid resistance and death in patients with tuberculous meningitis: retrospective cohort studyChristopher Vinnard
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 502 Johnson Pavilion, 3610 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
BMJ 341:c4451. 2010..To determine whether initial isoniazid resistance is associated with death during the treatment of tuberculous meningitis...
- Isoniazid-resistant tuberculous meningitis, United States, 1993-2005Christopher Vinnard
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 17:539-42. 2011..Foreign-born patients were more likely to be infected with an isoniazid-resistant strain...
- Propionibacterium acnes brain abscess appearing 10 years after neurosurgerySarah M Kranick
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurology, 3 W Gates, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Arch Neurol 66:793-5. 2009..To describe a case of Propionibacterium acnes infection arising 10 years after neurosurgery and to review the literature regarding similar cases and their treatment...