Kepler A Davis
Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Successful desensitization to high-dose methotrexate after systemic anaphylaxisKepler A Davis
Department of Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:87-9. 2003..It has many known toxicities and has been reported to cause anaphylaxis. We report the first successful desensitization protocol to high-dose MTX...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nares colonization at hospital admission and its effect on subsequent MRSA infectionKepler A Davis
Infectious Disease Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6000, USA
Clin Infect Dis 39:776-82. 2004..The incidence of MRSA infection was examined in patients with and patients without MRSA or methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) colonization at admission to the hospital and in those who developed colonization during hospitalization...
- Induction of telithromycin resistance by erythromycin in isolates of macrolide-resistant Staphylococcus sppKepler A Davis
Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:3059-61. 2005..Inducible telithromycin resistance in staphylococci does not appear to be analogous to inducible clindamycin resistance...
- Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter extremity infections in soldiersKepler A Davis
Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78258, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1218-24. 2005..Despite the drug resistance that infecting organisms demonstrated in this series, a regimen of carefully selected extended antimicrobial-drug therapy appears effective for osteomyelitis caused by MDR Acinetobacter spp...
- Targeted intranasal mupirocin to prevent colonization and infection by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in soldiers: a cluster randomized controlled trialMichael W Ellis
Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Infectious Disease Service MCHE MDI, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3591-8. 2007..Furthermore, CA-MRSA eradication did not prevent new colonization within the study group...
- The effect of semipermeable dressings on smallpox vaccine site evolutionJason A Regules
Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Am J Infect Control 32:333-6. 2004..Health care organizations may wish to consider this information when instituting a smallpox vaccination program...
- Frequency of vaccinia virus isolation on semipermeable versus nonocclusive dressings covering smallpox vaccination sites in hospital personnelMatthew J Hepburn
Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, and US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, MCMR-UIM-O (Hepburn, 1425 Porter Street, Ft. Detrick, MD 21702-5011, USA
Am J Infect Control 32:126-30. 2004..Virus was present, but only rarely, on the dressing surface in the absence of purulent exudate under the semipermeable dressings...
- Vancomycin MIC susceptibility testing of methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates: a comparison between Etest® and an automated testing methodChristopher M Bland
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Area Laboratory Services, Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA 30905, USA
South Med J 103:1124-8. 2010..Most of this data utilized manual testing to determine the MIC. Recent vancomycin treatment guidelines do not specify the optimal testing method to define the MIC...