Gonzalo M L Bearman

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Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome between monomicrobial and polymicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infections
    Alexandre R Marra
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 5:94. 2005
  2. pmc Comparison of severity of illness scoring systems for patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Alexandre R Marra
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brasil UNIFESP EPM Hospital São Paulo HSP, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 6:132. 2006
  3. pmc Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile-associated disease in the intensive care unit setting: epidemiology, clinical course and outcome
    Alexandre R Marra
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 7:42. 2007
  4. pmc Epidural abscess caused by Streptococcus milleri in a pregnant woman
    Russell Lampen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:100. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Nasal carriage of inducible dormant and community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an ambulatory population of predominantly university students
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0019, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e18-24. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Practices and an assessment of health care workers' perceptions of compliance with infection control knowledge of nosocomial infections
    Mezgebe Berhe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:55-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint An unusual case of granulomatous lymphadenitis due to Prototheca zopfii var. portoricensis in an immunocompetent man in China
    Qiangqiang Zhang
    Division of Mycology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e32-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Infection control and the prevention of nosocomial infections in the intensive care unit
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Division of Quality HealthCare, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 27:310-24. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of universal gloving versus contact precautions for preventing the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:650-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A crossover trial of antimicrobial scrubs to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus burden on healthcare worker apparel
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Epidemiology and Infection Control, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia WI 53705, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:268-75. 2012

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Publications21

  1. pmc Comparison of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome between monomicrobial and polymicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infections
    Alexandre R Marra
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 5:94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare differences in systemic inflammatory response and mortality between monomicrobial and polymicrobial nBSI with Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  2. pmc Comparison of severity of illness scoring systems for patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Alexandre R Marra
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brasil UNIFESP EPM Hospital São Paulo HSP, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 6:132. 2006
    ..We compared three severity of illness scoring systems for predicting mortality in patients with nBSI due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  3. pmc Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile-associated disease in the intensive care unit setting: epidemiology, clinical course and outcome
    Alexandre R Marra
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 7:42. 2007
    ..We evaluated the epidemiology, clinical course and outcome of hospital-acquired CDAD in the critical care setting...
  4. pmc Epidural abscess caused by Streptococcus milleri in a pregnant woman
    Russell Lampen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:100. 2005
    ..We report a case of spinal-epidural abscess caused by SMG in a young, pregnant woman without an antecedent history of spinal epidural anesthesia and without any underlying risk factors for invasive streptococcal disease...
  5. doi request reprint Nasal carriage of inducible dormant and community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an ambulatory population of predominantly university students
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0019, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e18-24. 2010
    ..We studied risk factors for nasal colonization with inducible dormant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ID-MRSA) and community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) in a cohort of predominantly university students...
  6. ncbi request reprint Practices and an assessment of health care workers' perceptions of compliance with infection control knowledge of nosocomial infections
    Mezgebe Berhe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:55-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint An unusual case of granulomatous lymphadenitis due to Prototheca zopfii var. portoricensis in an immunocompetent man in China
    Qiangqiang Zhang
    Division of Mycology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e32-5. 2010
    ..This study was an investigation of the clinical and microbiological features of a case of granulomatous lymphadenitis due to P. zopfii var. portoricensis in an immunocompetent man in China...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infection control and the prevention of nosocomial infections in the intensive care unit
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Division of Quality HealthCare, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 27:310-24. 2006
    ..For greatest risk reduction, multifaceted programs ensuring maximal adherence with evidence-based infection control guidelines are needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of universal gloving versus contact precautions for preventing the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:650-5. 2007
    ..Contact precautions are recommended to reduce the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms. However, the optimal method for control of multidrug-resistant organisms remains unclear...
  10. doi request reprint A crossover trial of antimicrobial scrubs to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus burden on healthcare worker apparel
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Epidemiology and Infection Control, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia WI 53705, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:268-75. 2012
    ..The impact of antimicrobial scrubs on healthcare worker (HCW) bacterial burden is unknown. Objective. To determine the effectiveness of antimicrobial scrubs on hand and apparel bacterial burden...
  11. pmc Time to blood culture positivity as a predictor of clinical outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection
    Alexandre R Marra
    A D Williams Clinic, 1201 East Marshall Street, 6th Floor, Room 6 602, P O Box 980019, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1342-6. 2006
    ..aureus (OR, 9.3; 95% CI, 1.45 to 59.23), and TTPs of </=12 h (OR, 6.9; 95% CI, 1.07 to 44.66). In this historical cohort study of BSIs due to S. aureus, a TTP of </=12 h was a predictor of the clinical outcome...
  12. ncbi request reprint A statewide survey of nosocomial infection surveillance in acute care hospitals
    Michael B Edmond
    Department of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0019, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:480-2. 2005
    ..7. Statewide, an additional 160 ICPs at an estimated annual cost of 11.5 million dollars would be required if reporting of all nosocomial infections were mandated...
  13. pmc Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infections due to enterococci
    Katharine Bar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 6:145. 2006
    ..This study analyzed the inflammatory response of Enterococcal BSI, contrasting infections from vancomycin-resistant and vancomycin-susceptible isolates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bacteremias: a leading cause of death
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Internal Medicine, Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Division of Quality HealthCare, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Arch Med Res 36:646-59. 2005
    ..Regrettably, despite advances in treatment and intensive care facilities, mortality remains high...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mandatory public reporting in the USA: an example to follow?
    Michael B Edmond
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0019, USA
    J Hosp Infect 65:182-8. 2007
    ..The transformation of healthcare in the USA into a commodity has fostered a strong role for consumer advocacy to which state legislative bodies have shown willingness to respond...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infection surveillance for neurosurgical procedures: a comparison of passive surveillance by surgeons to active surveillance by infection control professionals
    Diane Heipel
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:200-2. 2007
    ..Although concurrent surveillance of SSIs by ICPs at our medical center documented an incidence of 2.2 SSIs per 100 procedures, the neurosurgeons perceived a much higher rate of SSIs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of coagulase-negative staphylococcal nosocomial bloodstream isolates to the chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine-impregnated central venous catheter
    Adriana E Rosato
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:486-8. 2004
  18. pmc Access and Barriers to Healthcare Vary among Three Neighboring Communities in Northern Honduras
    Catherine A Pearson
    School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Family Med 2012:298472. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Despite being under the same local health authority, geographically remote Honduran communities experience greater burdens in healthcare access and barriers than neighboring communities of the same region...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus resistance to neuraminidase inhibitors: implications for treatment
    Shivanjali Shankaran
    Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, 1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA, 23249, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:155-60. 2012
    ..Newer neuraminidase inhibitors, increased vaccination and combination therapy may be alternatives for the treatment of Influenza in this setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of severe cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza: review of antivirals and adjuvant therapy
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 5:152-6. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the recent patents for the use of antivirals in treatment of severe influenza...
  21. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Alexandre R Marra
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Brazil UNIFESP EPM Hospital São Paulo HSP, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Infect 53:30-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate relationships between the inflammatory response, clinical course, and outcome of nosocomial BSI due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa...