R Blinkhorn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of Bedaquiline Against Mycobacterium avium Complex
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother . 2016
  2. pmc Utility of sequencing the erm(41) gene in isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus with low and intermediate clarithromycin MICs
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:1211-5. 2015
  3. pmc Absence of a functional erm gene in isolates of Mycobacterium immunogenum and the Mycobacterium mucogenicum group, based on in vitro clarithromycin susceptibility
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:875-8. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of nontuberculous mycobacteria from eye infections
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, Mycobacteria Nocardia Research Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    Cornea 31:900-6. 2012
  5. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility testing, drug resistance mechanisms, and therapy of infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:545-82. 2012
  6. pmc Sulfonamide resistance in isolates of Nocardia spp. from a US multicenter survey
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:670-2. 2012
  7. pmc Mycobacterium neoaurum and Mycobacterium bacteremicum sp. nov. as causes of mycobacteremia
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Department of Microbiology, 11937 U S Hwy 271, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4377-85. 2010
  8. pmc In vitro activity of linezolid against slowly growing nontuberculous Mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:1736-8. 2003
  9. pmc Clinical and taxonomic status of pathogenic nonpigmented or late-pigmenting rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    University of Texas Health Center, Department of Microbiology, Tyler, Texas 75708, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:716-46. 2002
  10. pmc Comparison of in vitro activities of gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin against four taxa of rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler 75708, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3283-5. 2002

Collaborators

  • Richard J Wallace
  • Daymon Hail
  • Julie V Philley
  • Patricia S Conville
  • D E Griffith
  • Cathy A Petti
  • Keith E Simmon
  • Shingo Chihara
  • Barbara A Brown-Elliott
  • Ravikiran Vasireddy
  • Sruthi Vasireddy
  • Martha Gee
  • Terry Smith
  • Nicholas Parodi
  • Anita Strong
  • Elena Iakhiaeva
  • Samuel Cohen
  • Kevin A Nash
  • Linda B Mann
  • Foram Thakkar
  • Susan T Howard
  • E Susan Slechta
  • Adam Barker
  • Rebecca W Wilson
  • Kevin Nash
  • Haleina Muir
  • Kimberly Hanson
  • Christopher J Crist
  • Nancy Wengenack
  • B A Brown-Elliott
  • Clayton Whitney
  • Jon Biehle
  • Steven McNulty
  • Michael Saubolle
  • Linda Bridge
  • Den Sussland
  • Kimberly Kriel
  • Maria McGlasson
  • Patrick Painter
  • Linda Bridge Mann
  • Rebecca Wilson
  • Geremy L Smith
  • Linda Mann
  • L B Mann
  • C J Crist

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of Bedaquiline Against Mycobacterium avium Complex
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother . 2016
    ..008 μg/mL and 102/103 isolates had MICs ≤0.015 μg/mL. Bedaquiline has excellent potential for use in patients with MAC, although for reasons of its metabolism by the cytochrome P450 system, it should not be given with rifampin...
  2. pmc Utility of sequencing the erm(41) gene in isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus with low and intermediate clarithromycin MICs
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:1211-5. 2015
    ..Our studies suggest that macrolides are useful for treating approximately 20% of U.S. isolates of M. abscessus subsp. abscessus. Sequencing of the erm gene of M. abscessus subsp. abscessus will predict inducible macrolide susceptibility...
  3. pmc Absence of a functional erm gene in isolates of Mycobacterium immunogenum and the Mycobacterium mucogenicum group, based on in vitro clarithromycin susceptibility
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:875-8. 2015
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  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of nontuberculous mycobacteria from eye infections
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, Mycobacteria Nocardia Research Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    Cornea 31:900-6. 2012
    ..To characterize formerly designated atypical or nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) associated with eye infections...
  5. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility testing, drug resistance mechanisms, and therapy of infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:545-82. 2012
    ..This article reviews the laboratory, diagnostic, and treatment guidelines together with established and probable drug resistance mechanisms of the nontuberculous mycobacteria...
  6. pmc Sulfonamide resistance in isolates of Nocardia spp. from a US multicenter survey
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:670-2. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Mycobacterium neoaurum and Mycobacterium bacteremicum sp. nov. as causes of mycobacteremia
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Department of Microbiology, 11937 U S Hwy 271, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4377-85. 2010
    ..Sequencing studies are currently required to identify these two species. Strain ATCC 25791 (originally submitted as an example of Mycobacterium aurum) is proposed to be the type strain of M. bacteremicum...
  8. pmc In vitro activity of linezolid against slowly growing nontuberculous Mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, Texas, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:1736-8. 2003
    ..Linezolid has excellent therapeutic potential against most species of NTM...
  9. pmc Clinical and taxonomic status of pathogenic nonpigmented or late-pigmenting rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    University of Texas Health Center, Department of Microbiology, Tyler, Texas 75708, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:716-46. 2002
    ....
  10. pmc Comparison of in vitro activities of gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin against four taxa of rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler 75708, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3283-5. 2002
    ..Gatifloxacin was generally fourfold more active than ciprofloxacin. We recommend that both gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin be tested routinely against rapidly growing mycobacteria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Newly described or emerging human species of nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, Texas, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:187-220. 2002
    ..The clinician must learn about these new pathogens to recognize them clinically and assist the laboratory in their recovery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection with linezolid
    B A Brown-Elliott
    Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory and Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1433-4. 2001
    ..We describe a 57-year-old man with steroid-dependent myasthenia gravis and progressive ulcerating leg nodules due to clarithromycin-resistant Mycobacterium chelonae. The patient was successfully treated with linezolid...