G N Forrest

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint PNA FISH: present and future impact on patient management
    Graeme N Forrest
    University of Maryland, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 7:231-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal infections in immunocompromised hosts
    Graeme Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 20:16-21. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Photo quiz. A 40-year-old man with chronic elbow swelling after minor trauma
    Graeme Forrest
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:354, 398-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of Candida parapsilosis candidemia with caspofungin usage
    Graeme N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, 20 Penn Street, Room S403B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Infect 56:126-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of invasive zygomycosis infections in renal transplant recipients
    G N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 9:161-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of antifungal susceptibility testing in patient management
    Graeme Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:538-43. 2006
  7. pmc Peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization-based identification of Candida albicans and its impact on mortality and antifungal therapy costs
    G N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 20 Penn St, Rm S403B, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3381-3. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of rapid in situ hybridization testing on coagulase-negative staphylococci positive blood cultures
    Graeme N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:154-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Rhodotorula glutinis fungemia in a liver-kidney transplant patient
    D J Riedel
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 10:197-200. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Febrile neutropenia associated with painful lesions of the palms and digits
    Sarah L Henn
    Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:747, 791-2. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint PNA FISH: present and future impact on patient management
    Graeme N Forrest
    University of Maryland, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 7:231-6. 2007
    ..PNA FISH is a promising future technology for the microbiology laboratory that will impact on patient management and clinical guidelines. This article will review the clinical data supporting these new technologies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal infections in immunocompromised hosts
    Graeme Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 20:16-21. 2004
    ..All these patients are at similar risk of gastrointestinal infections, and the subsequent morbidity and mortality from these infections makes it important to recognize the net state of immunosuppression of each person infected...
  3. ncbi request reprint Photo quiz. A 40-year-old man with chronic elbow swelling after minor trauma
    Graeme Forrest
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:354, 398-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of Candida parapsilosis candidemia with caspofungin usage
    Graeme N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, 20 Penn Street, Room S403B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Infect 56:126-9. 2008
    ..To determine the impact on the change in epidemiology of Candida species at our institution since the introduction of caspofungin...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of invasive zygomycosis infections in renal transplant recipients
    G N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 9:161-4. 2007
    ..Therefore, in renal transplant recipients the early diagnosis of invasive zygomycosis is imperative along with early therapy with surgical debridement, reduced immunosuppression, and the use of high doses of ABLC...
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of antifungal susceptibility testing in patient management
    Graeme Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:538-43. 2006
    ..The review focuses on the evolving role of antifungal susceptibility testing in the clinical management of patients with invasive fungal infections. It will clarify how to clinically interpret available susceptibility testing methods...
  7. pmc Peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization-based identification of Candida albicans and its impact on mortality and antifungal therapy costs
    G N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 20 Penn St, Rm S403B, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3381-3. 2006
    ..PNA FISH was 100% sensitive and specific in the rapid identification of 31 out of 72 candidemias as C. albicans and resulted in a significant reduction of caspofungin usage, with an overall cost savings of 1,729 US dollars per patient...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of rapid in situ hybridization testing on coagulase-negative staphylococci positive blood cultures
    Graeme N Forrest
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:154-8. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Rhodotorula glutinis fungemia in a liver-kidney transplant patient
    D J Riedel
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 10:197-200. 2008
    ..Rhodotorula species are emerging as human pathogens with the increasing number of immunosuppressed patients in the last few decades. This is the first report of a R. glutinis fungemia in a solid organ transplant recipient...
  10. ncbi request reprint Febrile neutropenia associated with painful lesions of the palms and digits
    Sarah L Henn
    Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:747, 791-2. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint The use of vaccines in adult patients with renal disease
    Mara Dinits-Pensy
    Department of Medicine, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:997-1011. 2005
    ..We address efficacy, clinical outcomes, and potential costs of individual vaccinations and provide our recommendations based on the literature reviewed. We also identify areas in which additional research is needed...
  12. pmc Addition of rifampin to standard therapy for treatment of native valve infective endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus
    David J Riedel
    Institute of Human Virology and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland, 725 W Lombard St, N560, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2463-7. 2008
    ..aureus isolates warrants a careful risk-benefit assessment before adding rifampin to standard antibiotic treatment of native valve S. aureus IE until further clinical studies are performed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of micafungin in transplantation recipients
    Graeme N Forrest
    Transplantation 82:1549. 2006
  14. pmc Impact of a computerized clinical decision support system on reducing inappropriate antimicrobial use: a randomized controlled trial
    Jessina C McGregor
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 100 North Greene Street, Lower Level, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:378-84. 2006
    ..However, most function with minimal computer support. We evaluated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a computerized clinical decision support system for the management of antimicrobial utilization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Daptomycin versus standard therapy for bacteremia and endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:653-65. 2006
    ..Alternative therapies for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint A 76-year-old man with fever and weakness
    Graeme N Forrest
    Medical Care Clinical Center, VA Maryland Health Care System and the Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:32-5. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Febrile neutropenia, colony-stimulating factors and therapy: time for a new methodology?
    Graeme N Forrest
    Support Care Cancer 10:177-80. 2002
    ..Therefore, for the evaluation of new therapeutic interventions, a consensus on stratified risk factors or the use of an already established model could provide end-points with comparable measurements...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polymyxin antibiotics for gram-negative infections
    Tamra M Arnold
    Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, Indianapolis, IN 46202, and School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:819-26. 2007
    ..The role of polymyxin antibiotics in the treatment of multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections is reviewed...