Matthew J Hepburn

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of short-course (5 days) and standard (10 days) treatment for uncomplicated cellulitis
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Tex, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1669-74. 2004
  2. doi Tularemia: current diagnosis and treatment options
    Matthew J Hepburn
    United States Army, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Porton Down, UK
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 6:231-40. 2008
  3. ncbi Pathogenesis and sepsis caused by organisms potentially utilized as biologic weapons: opportunities for targeted intervention
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Defence Science and Technology Laboratories, Porton Down, Wiltshire, UK
    Curr Drug Targets 8:519-32. 2007
  4. ncbi Live vaccine strain Francisella tularensis is detectable at the inoculation site but not in blood after vaccination against tularemia
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Division of Medicine, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:711-6. 2006
  5. pmc The accuracy of the report of hepatic steatosis on ultrasonography in patients infected with hepatitis C in a clinical setting: a retrospective observational study
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:14. 2005
  6. pmc Seroprevalence of hepatitis C and associated risk factors among an urban population in Haiti
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 4:31. 2004
  7. ncbi Differences in treatment outcome for hepatitis C among ethnic groups
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med 117:163-8. 2004
  8. ncbi Low serum vitamin B12 levels in an outpatient HIV-infected population
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Brooke Army Medical Center, MCHE MDI 4W, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:127-33. 2004
  9. ncbi Septic arthritis caused by Granulicatella adiacens: diagnosis by inoculation of synovial fluid into blood culture bottles
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Brooke Army Medical Center, MCHE MDI 4 W, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Rheumatol Int 23:255-7. 2003
  10. ncbi A pilot study of interleukin-11 in subjects with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease nonresponsive to antiviral therapy
    Eric J Lawitz
    Gastroenterology Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2359-64. 2004

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Publications17

  1. ncbi Comparison of short-course (5 days) and standard (10 days) treatment for uncomplicated cellulitis
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Tex, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1669-74. 2004
    ..Cellulitis is a condition routinely encountered in the primary care setting. No previous study has compared a short (5 days) vs standard (10 days) course of therapy of the same antibiotic in patients with uncomplicated cellulitis...
  2. doi Tularemia: current diagnosis and treatment options
    Matthew J Hepburn
    United States Army, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Porton Down, UK
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 6:231-40. 2008
    ..We conclude the article with suggestions regarding potential areas for future research...
  3. ncbi Pathogenesis and sepsis caused by organisms potentially utilized as biologic weapons: opportunities for targeted intervention
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Defence Science and Technology Laboratories, Porton Down, Wiltshire, UK
    Curr Drug Targets 8:519-32. 2007
    ..For other organisms, further elucidation of the mechanisms of pathogenesis and septic shock is needed to direct therapeutic exploration...
  4. ncbi Live vaccine strain Francisella tularensis is detectable at the inoculation site but not in blood after vaccination against tularemia
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Division of Medicine, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:711-6. 2006
    ..LVS vaccination of laboratory workers provided the opportunity to compare culture with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of F. tularensis in human clinical samples...
  5. pmc The accuracy of the report of hepatic steatosis on ultrasonography in patients infected with hepatitis C in a clinical setting: a retrospective observational study
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:14. 2005
    ..Our hypothesis was ultrasonography would perform poorly for the detection of steatosis outside of the context of a controlled study, primarily due to false-positive results caused by hepatic fibrosis and inflammation...
  6. pmc Seroprevalence of hepatitis C and associated risk factors among an urban population in Haiti
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 4:31. 2004
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the seroprevalence of hepatitis C and associated risk factors in an urban population in Haiti...
  7. ncbi Differences in treatment outcome for hepatitis C among ethnic groups
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med 117:163-8. 2004
    ..Studies of interferon-based therapies for hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients have documented variable response rates according to ethnicity. However, these studies enrolled low numbers of ethnic minorities...
  8. ncbi Low serum vitamin B12 levels in an outpatient HIV-infected population
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Brooke Army Medical Center, MCHE MDI 4W, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:127-33. 2004
    ..04). In conclusion, low serum B12 levels occur commonly among HIV-infected patients, even at early stages without overt symptoms of B12 deficiency. Antiretroviral therapy may increase serum B12 levels...
  9. ncbi Septic arthritis caused by Granulicatella adiacens: diagnosis by inoculation of synovial fluid into blood culture bottles
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Brooke Army Medical Center, MCHE MDI 4 W, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Rheumatol Int 23:255-7. 2003
    ..Granulicatella should be considered in cases of septic arthritis with initially negative synovial fluid cultures. Inoculation of blood cultures bottles with synovial fluid may increase the diagnostic yield for these species...
  10. ncbi A pilot study of interleukin-11 in subjects with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease nonresponsive to antiviral therapy
    Eric J Lawitz
    Gastroenterology Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2359-64. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of recombinant human interleukin (rhIL)-11 on liver histology in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and advanced liver disease who had failed antiviral therapy...
  11. ncbi Frequency of vaccinia virus isolation on semipermeable versus nonocclusive dressings covering smallpox vaccination sites in hospital personnel
    Matthew 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
    ..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a semipermeable occlusive dressing for hospital workers who receive smallpox vaccination...
  12. ncbi Outcomes of community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, soft tissue infections treated with antibiotics other than vancomycin
    Edward V Barnes
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 171:504-7. 2006
    ..cMRSA skin and soft tissue infections can be successfully treated with orally administered antibiotics to which the organism has demonstrable in vitro susceptibility...
  13. ncbi Pertussis in a military and military beneficiary population: case series and review of the literature
    Frank L Christopher
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 167:215-8. 2002
    ..The medical management of active duty soldiers and their dependents (both pediatric and adult) with this largely underappreciated infection and their close contacts is presented...
  14. ncbi Minocycline-induced black bone disease
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Orthopedics 28:501-2. 2005
  15. pmc Transcriptome analysis of human immune responses following live vaccine strain (LVS) Francisella tularensis vaccination
    Claudette L Fuller
    United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Bacteriology Division, 1425 Porter Street, Frederick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Mol Immunol 44:3173-84. 2007
    ..tularensis. Additionally, we obtained valuable information that should prove useful in evaluation of vaccine lots as well as efficacy testing of new anti-F. tularensis vaccines...
  16. ncbi Dominance of human innate immune responses in primary Francisella tularensis live vaccine strain vaccination
    Claudette L Fuller
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1186-8. 2006
  17. ncbi Alternative diagnoses that often mimic cellulitis
    Matthew J Hepburn
    Am Fam Physician 67:2471. 2003