Sarah W Satola
Affiliation: Emory University
- Comparison of detection methods for heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus, with the population analysis profile method as the reference methodSarah W Satola
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Clin Microbiol 49:177-83. 2011..0 McFarland inoculum. BHI screen agar with 4 μg/ml vancomycin and casein and a 0.5 McFarland inoculum had the best sensitivity and specificity combination, was easy to perform, and may be useful for clinical detection of hVISA...
- Clinical and laboratory characteristics of invasive infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates demonstrating a vancomycin MIC of 2 micrograms per milliliter: lack of effect of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate S. aureus pS W Satola
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
J Clin Microbiol 49:1583-7. 2011..Health care-associated community-onset infections were the most common and resulted in frequent complications and relapses. hVISA-infected patients were more likely to have been hospitalized in the year prior to MRSA culture...
- A mutation in the PP2C phosphatase gene in a Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clinical isolate with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin and daptomycinKarla D Passalacqua
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:5212-23. 2012....
- Development of oxacillin resistance in a patient with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremiaEileen M Burd
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Clin Microbiol 52:3114-7. 2014....
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization among pediatric health care workers from different outpatient settingsLilly Cheng Immergluck
Department of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
Am J Infect Control 41:841-3. 2013..The predominant MRSA pulsed-field gel electrophoresis type associated with colonization in these health care workers is not MRSA USA300. ..
- Disseminated emm Type 12 Group A Streptococcus and Review of Invasive DiseaseArielle L Heeke
Department of Medicine ALH, JMP, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Division of Infectious Diseases HMB, DSW, EKS, SWS, JLS, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia and Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center SWS, Decatur, Georgia
Am J Med Sci 350:429-31. 2015..This case highlights the potential mortality from invasive GAS disease. Included is a review of current literature regarding invasive GAS that addresses its presentation, prevalence, virulence and treatment. ..
- Decline in Pneumococcal Nasopharyngeal Carriage of Vaccine Serotypes After the Introduction of the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Children in Atlanta, GeorgiaAnkita P Desai
From the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York Georgia Emerging Infections Program, Atlanta, Georgia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia and Division of Bacterial Diseases, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia Ankita P Desai, MD is currently at the Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:1168-74. 2015..We evaluated the impact on NP carriage and invasive disease of SP after the introduction of the 13-valent PCV (PCV13) in March 2010...
- Clinical use of colistin induces cross-resistance to host antimicrobials in Acinetobacter baumanniiBrooke A Napier
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
MBio 4:e00021-13. 2013..The potential for the induction of cross-resistance to innate immune antimicrobials should be considered during the development of new therapeutics...
- Cepheid Xpert MRSA cycle threshold in discordant colonization results and as a quantitative measure of nasal colonization burdenEdward Stenehjem
Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Clin Microbiol 50:2079-81. 2012..The C(T) is strongly correlated with quantitative nasal cultures. Clinical and infection control applications of the C(T) have yet to be defined and warrant further evaluation...
- Altered growth, pigmentation, and antimicrobial susceptibility properties of Staphylococcus aureus due to loss of the major cold shock gene cspBBrea D Duval
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Research Service VAMC, University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:2283-90. 2010..Taken together, our results link a stress response protein (CspB) of S. aureus to important phenotypic properties that include resistance to certain antimicrobials...
- Characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates collected in 2005 and 2006 from patients with invasive disease: a population-based analysisBrandi Limbago
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Clin Microbiol 47:1344-51. 2009..6%), in addition to beta-lactam agents. This collection provides a reference collection of MRSA isolates associated with invasive disease, collected in 2005 and 2006 in the United States, for future comparison and ongoing studies...