Sanjay G Revankar
Affiliation: Wayne State University
- PhaeohyphomycosisSanjay G Revankar
Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Infect Dis Clin North Am 20:609-20. 2006..Much additional work is needed to better understand the pathogenic mechanisms underlying phaeohyphomycosis and optimize therapy for these often refractory infections...
- Melanized fungi in human diseaseSanjay G Revankar
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 23:884-928. 2010..Triazoles such as voriconazole, posaconazole, and itraconazole have the most consistent in vitro activity. Further studies are needed to better understand the pathogenesis and optimal treatment of these uncommon infections...
- Cure of disseminated zygomycosis with cerebral involvement using high dose liposomal amphotericin B and surgerySanjay G Revankar
Wayne State University, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Med Mycol 45:183-5. 2007..Since penetration of the central nervous system by amphotericin B is poor the application of high dose therapy may be useful in cases of cerebral zygomycosis...
- Long-term follow-up of patients with candiduriaS G Revankar
Harper University Hospital, 3990 John R St, 5 Hudson, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:137-40. 2011..Therapy for candiduria does not appear to reduce candiduria recurrence rates through 48 months of follow-up and little evidence of treatment benefit was identified...
- Dematiaceous fungiSanjay G Revankar
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Mycoses 50:91-101. 2007..Further studies are needed to better understand the pathogenesis and optimal treatment of these uncommon infections...
- Use of terbinafine in rare and refractory mycosesSanjay G Revankar
Wayne State University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Harper University Hospital, 3990 John R St, 5 Hudson Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Future Microbiol 3:9-17. 2008..We review the current literature with regard to in vitro data and clinical experience with terbinafine in the treatment of rare and refractory mycoses...
- Primary central nervous system phaeohyphomycosis: a review of 101 casesSanjay G Revankar
Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
Clin Infect Dis 38:206-16. 2004..Complete excision of brain lesions may provide better results than simple aspiration. An aggressive medical and surgical approach is warranted in treating these infections to optimize outcomes...
- Therapy of infections caused by dematiaceous fungiSanjay G Revankar
Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 3:601-12. 2005..Azoles such as itraconazole and voriconazole have the most consistent in vitro activity, although newer agents may also play a role in therapy in the future...
- Successful treatment of primary cutaneous Aspergillus ustus infection with surgical debridement and a combination of voriconazole and terbinafineSuganthini Krishnan-Natesan
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:443-6. 2008..Combination of VRC with TBF showed synergistic activity (FICI = 0.5). Therefore, combination of VRC and TBF with surgical debridement, when appropriate, may be a viable treatment option for refractory A. ustus infections...
- In vitro interaction of caspofungin and immunosuppressives against agents of mucormycosisManish Thakur
Department of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2312-4. 2011..Calcineurin inhibitors are known to have antifungal activity, including synergy with various antifungals. We examined the interaction of caspofungin with calcineurin inhibitors and sirolimus against Glomeromycetes...
- Disseminated phaeohyphomycosis: review of an emerging mycosisSanjay G Revankar
Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA
Clin Infect Dis 34:467-76. 2002..The development of newer antifungal agents and combination therapy may hold promise in improving the management of these devastating infections in the future...
- Echinocandins--first-choice or first-line therapy for invasive candidiasis?Jack D Sobel
N Engl J Med 356:2525-6. 2007
- Genetic diversity of human pathogenic members of the Fusarium oxysporum complex inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and amplified fragment length polymorphism analyses: evidence for the recent dispersion of a geographically widespread clonal lineagKerry O'Donnell
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL 61604 3999, USA
J Clin Microbiol 42:5109-20. 2004..S. hospitals, providing support for the hypothesis that hospitals may serve as a reservoir for nosocomial fusarial infections...
- Nosocomial outbreak of Exophiala jeanselmei fungemia associated with contamination of hospital waterMarcio Nucci
Mycology Laboratory, Hospital Universitario Clementino Fraga Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Clin Infect Dis 34:1475-80. 2002..RAPD typing showed that isolates from case patients and isolates from the pharmacy water were highly related, whereas the patterns of isolates recovered from the 2 other sources of water were distinct...