Heather C Yun
Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Acinetobacter infection: what was the true impact during the Vietnam conflict?Clinton K Murray
Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:383-4. 2006
- Comparison of PCR/electron spray ionization-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry versus traditional clinical microbiology for active surveillance of organisms contaminating high-use surfaces in a burn intensive care unit, an orthopedic ward and healthcare worHeather C Yun
San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
BMC Infect Dis 12:252. 2012..Understanding nosocomial pathogen transmission is restricted by culture limitations. Novel platforms, such as PCR-based electron spray ionization-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry (ESI-TOF-MS), may be useful as investigational tools...
- Activity of ceftobiprole against community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates recently recovered from US military traineesHeather C Yun
Department of Infectious Disease, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236, USA
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:463-6. 2007..5 microg/mL (range, 0.25-0.5 microg/mL) with 29 methicillin-susceptible isolates recovered from military trainees during 2 prospective investigations...
- Osteomyelitis in military personnel wounded in Iraq and AfghanistanHeather C Yun
Infectious Disease Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
J Trauma 64:S163-8; discussion S168. 2008..We describe demographics and microbiology of OIF/OEF casualties with primary and recurrent osteomyelitis...
- Longitudinal characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonizing and infecting combat casualtiesRebekah A Sensenig
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
Am J Infect Control 40:183-5. 2012..The same is true for serial infecting isolates recovered during hospitalization...
- Recovery of multidrug-resistant bacteria from combat personnel evacuated from Iraq and Afghanistan at a single military treatment facilityClinton K Murray
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 27834, USA
Mil Med 174:598-604. 2009..Novel techniques are needed to control the impact of MDR bacteria in medical facilities...
- Infectious complications of noncombat trauma patients provided care at a military trauma centerHeather C Yun
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
Mil Med 175:317-23. 2010..In burned patients, infection was associated with total body surface area burned and preexisting conditions (p < 0.01). Enhanced infection control in targeted trauma populations may improve outcomes...
- Evaluation of potential environmental contamination sources for the presence of multidrug-resistant bacteria linked to wound infections in combat casualtiesEdward F Keen
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:905-11. 2012..To determine whether multidrug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative organisms are present in Afghanistan or Iraq soil samples, contaminate standard deployed hospital or modular operating rooms (ORs), or aerosolize during surgical procedures...
- Bacteria recovered from patients admitted to a deployed U.S. military hospital in Baghdad, IraqHeather C Yun
Infectious Diseases Department, Wilford Hall US Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 78236, USA
Mil Med 171:821-5. 2006..These differences in prevalence were all statistically significant, when compared in chi2 analyses (p < 0.05). Antimicrobial susceptibility testing demonstrated broad resistance among the Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria...
- Tetracycline susceptibility testing and resistance genes in isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii-Acinetobacter calcoaceticus complex from a U.S. military hospitalKevin S Akers
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:2693-5. 2009..Susceptibilities varied significantly with the testing method. The acquired tetracycline resistance genes tetA, tetB, and tetA(39) were present in the isolates...
- Effect of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on antimicrobial susceptibilities for gram-negative rodsAaron R Farmer
Department of Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
J Basic Microbiol 53:336-9. 2013..Broth microdilution was performed with and without dose-ranging concentrations of lovastatin, fluvastatin, atorvastatin, pravastatin and simvastatin. No effects on antimicrobial activity were demonstrated...
- History of infections associated with combat-related injuriesClinton K Murray
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
J Trauma 64:S221-31. 2008..This article reviews the history of war wound infections, with an emphasis on wound microbiology and combat casualty management during US conflicts from World War I through the end of 20th century...
- Occupational exposures and the prevalence of blood-borne pathogens in a deployed setting: data from a US military trauma center in AfghanistanJason F Okulicz
Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:74-9. 2013....
- Infections in combat casualties during Operations Iraqi and Enduring FreedomClinton K Murray
Infectious Disease Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
J Trauma 66:S138-44. 2009..The Joint Theater Trauma Registry (JTTR) has been established to collect injury specific medical data from casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan...
- Infection prevention and control in deployed military medical treatment facilitiesDuane R Hospenthal
Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
J Trauma 71:S290-8. 2011..This review was produced to support the Guidelines for the Prevention of Infections Associated With Combat-Related Injuries: 2011 Update contained in this supplement of Journal of Trauma...
- Pneumonia in military trainees: a comparison study based on adenovirus serotype 14 infectionTodd J Vento
Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
J Infect Dis 203:1388-95. 2011..This study was conducted to determine whether Ad-14 is associated with clinical outcomes in otherwise healthy patients with pneumonia...
- Teaching of interdisciplinary and core curriculum topics using alternative strategiesJanelle L Robertson
Infectious Disease Service MCHE MDI 7E, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Mil Med 174:1132-6. 2009....
- Healthcare-associated pneumonia among U.S. combat casualties, 2009 to 2010Heather C Yun
San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive MCHE MDI, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
Mil Med 180:104-10. 2015..Although gram-negative pathogens were common, S. aureus was most frequently isolated. Continued focus on pneumonia prevention strategies is necessary for improving combat care. ..
- Air Force academic medicine: a climate surveyWoodson S Jones
Graduate Medical Education 6B04, 59th Medical Wing, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Suite I, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236, USA
Mil Med 176:1388-94. 2011..Most physicians (59%) completing this survey expressed concerns about the AF academic environment and identified numerous challenges. Information from this survey can guide future initiatives to enhance leadership's goals...