Luis A Marcos

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Successful treatment of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus pacemaker lead infective endocarditis with telavancin
    Luis A Marcos
    Division of Infection Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8051, Saint Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5376-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Mechanisms of liver fibrosis associated with experimental Fasciola hepatica infection: roles of Fas2 proteinase and hepatic stellate cell activation
    Luis A Marcos
    Washington University School of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Parasitol 97:82-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Acute renal insufficiency during telavancin therapy in clinical practice
    Luis A Marcos
    Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:723-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Fever in a soldier returned from Afghanistan
    Jose E Hagan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1010, USA
    J Travel Med 17:351-2. 2010
  5. pmc Molecular characterization of the North American lung fluke Paragonimus kellicotti in Missouri and its development in Mongolian gerbils
    Peter U Fischer
    Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:1005-11. 2011
  6. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clone as a cause of Lemierre's syndrome
    Jake M Chanin
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2063-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Update on strongyloidiasis in the immunocompromised host
    Luis A Marcos
    Infectious Diseases Division, Internal Medicine Department, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:35-46. 2011

Collaborators

  • Bernard C Camins
  • David K Warren
  • Jake M Chanin
  • Peter U Fischer
  • Jose E Hagan
  • Carlos A Q Santos
  • Kurt C Curtis
  • Bithika M Thompson
  • Gary J Weil
  • Roger D Yusen
  • W Michael Dunne
  • Thomas H Steinberg

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Successful treatment of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus pacemaker lead infective endocarditis with telavancin
    Luis A Marcos
    Division of Infection Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8051, Saint Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5376-8. 2010
    ..aureus. We present a case of pacemaker lead infective endocarditis caused by a non-daptomycin-susceptible strain of VISA. After 8 weeks of parenteral telavancin therapy, the patient achieved microbiological and clinical cure...
  2. doi request reprint Mechanisms of liver fibrosis associated with experimental Fasciola hepatica infection: roles of Fas2 proteinase and hepatic stellate cell activation
    Luis A Marcos
    Washington University School of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Parasitol 97:82-7. 2011
    ..In summary, F. hepatica infection is associated with up-regulation of mRNAs associated with hepatic fibrogenesis in vivo and in activated hepatic stellate cells...
  3. doi request reprint Acute renal insufficiency during telavancin therapy in clinical practice
    Luis A Marcos
    Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:723-6. 2012
    ..To describe the tolerance to long-term telavancin therapy among inpatients as it relates to nephrotoxicity...
  4. doi request reprint Fever in a soldier returned from Afghanistan
    Jose E Hagan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1010, USA
    J Travel Med 17:351-2. 2010
    ..Primary care physicians should be reminded of the possible delay in presentation of P. vivax when evaluating fever and the importance of terminal prophylaxis with primaquine to prevent relapse following return from malarious regions...
  5. pmc Molecular characterization of the North American lung fluke Paragonimus kellicotti in Missouri and its development in Mongolian gerbils
    Peter U Fischer
    Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:1005-11. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that P. kellicotti is common in Missouri crayfish. The gerbil model may be useful for research on the pathogenesis, immunology, and treatment of paragonimiasis...
  6. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clone as a cause of Lemierre's syndrome
    Jake M Chanin
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2063-6. 2011
    ..Recognition of S. aureus as an emergent cause of Lemierre's syndrome informs the initial empirical antibiotic choice for this life-threatening condition and may positively impact patient outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Update on strongyloidiasis in the immunocompromised host
    Luis A Marcos
    Infectious Diseases Division, Internal Medicine Department, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:35-46. 2011
    ..Highly sensitive screening tests are still not available in the major tertiary medical centers. Parenteral ivermectin has been used in some severe cases. Further therapy developments and improving diagnostic tools are warranted...