staphylococcal skin infections

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Summary: Infections to the skin caused by bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.

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  1. pmc Comparative analysis of virulence and toxin expression of global community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
    Min Li
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai 200040, People s Republic of China
    J Infect Dis 202:1866-76. 2010
  2. ncbi Methicillin-resistant S. aureus infections among patients in the emergency department
    Gregory J Moran
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, Calif 91342, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:666-74. 2006
  3. pmc Activation of TLR2 by a small molecule produced by Staphylococcus epidermidis increases antimicrobial defense against bacterial skin infections
    Yuping Lai
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 130:2211-21. 2010
  4. ncbi MyD88 mediates neutrophil recruitment initiated by IL-1R but not TLR2 activation in immunity against Staphylococcus aureus
    Lloyd S Miller
    Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 52 121 CHS, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Immunity 24:79-91. 2006
  5. pmc Antimicrobial activity of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is caused by phenol-soluble modulin derivatives
    Hwang Soo Joo
    Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, NIAID, The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:8933-40. 2011
  6. ncbi Increased US emergency department visits for skin and soft tissue infections, and changes in antibiotic choices, during the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:291-8. 2008
  7. pmc Staphylococcus aureus infections in US veterans, Maryland, USA, 1999-2008
    LaRee A Tracy
    University of Maryland, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 685 W Baltimore St, MSTF 336, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:441-8. 2011
  8. pmc Effectiveness of measures to eradicate Staphylococcus aureus carriage in patients with community-associated skin and soft-tissue infections: a randomized trial
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:872-80. 2011
  9. ncbi Panton-Valentine leukocidin associated staphylococcal disease: a cross-sectional study at a London hospital, England
    L J Shallcross
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1644-8. 2010
  10. ncbi USA300 abroad: global spread of a virulent strain of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    G R Nimmo
    Pathology Queensland Central Laboratory, Brisbane and Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:725-34. 2012

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  1. pmc Comparative analysis of virulence and toxin expression of global community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
    Min Li
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai 200040, People s Republic of China
    J Infect Dis 202:1866-76. 2010
    ..Our study indicates a major but not exclusive impact of virulence on the epidemiological success of USA300 and other CA-MRSA strains and emphasizes the importance of core genome-encoded toxins in CA-MRSA skin infections...
  2. ncbi Methicillin-resistant S. aureus infections among patients in the emergency department
    Gregory J Moran
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, Calif 91342, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:666-74. 2006
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is increasingly recognized in infections among persons in the community without established risk factors for MRSA...
  3. pmc Activation of TLR2 by a small molecule produced by Staphylococcus epidermidis increases antimicrobial defense against bacterial skin infections
    Yuping Lai
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 130:2211-21. 2010
    ..epidermidis to activate TLR2 signaling and induce antimicrobial peptide expression, thus enabling the skin to mount an enhanced response to pathogens...
  4. ncbi MyD88 mediates neutrophil recruitment initiated by IL-1R but not TLR2 activation in immunity against Staphylococcus aureus
    Lloyd S Miller
    Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 52 121 CHS, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Immunity 24:79-91. 2006
    ..This neutrophil recruitment was not dependent upon IL-1R/MyD88 signaling by recruited bone marrow-derived cells, suggesting that resident skin cells utilize IL-1R/MyD88 signaling to promote neutrophil recruitment...
  5. pmc Antimicrobial activity of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is caused by phenol-soluble modulin derivatives
    Hwang Soo Joo
    Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, NIAID, The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:8933-40. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi Increased US emergency department visits for skin and soft tissue infections, and changes in antibiotic choices, during the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:291-8. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Staphylococcus aureus infections in US veterans, Maryland, USA, 1999-2008
    LaRee A Tracy
    University of Maryland, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 685 W Baltimore St, MSTF 336, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:441-8. 2011
    ..Incidence of all S. aureus infections significantly increased (p<0.001), driven by noninvasive, MRSA, and community-onset infections (p<0.001); incidence of invasive S. aureus infection significantly decreased (p<0.001)...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of measures to eradicate Staphylococcus aureus carriage in patients with community-associated skin and soft-tissue infections: a randomized trial
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:872-80. 2011
    ..Despite a paucity of evidence, decolonization measures are prescribed for outpatients with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infection (SSTI)...
  9. ncbi Panton-Valentine leukocidin associated staphylococcal disease: a cross-sectional study at a London hospital, England
    L J Shallcross
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1644-8. 2010
    ..Consideration should be given to current infection control strategy, which advocates household contact screening and decolonization on the assumption that PVL-associated disease is rare...
  10. ncbi USA300 abroad: global spread of a virulent strain of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    G R Nimmo
    Pathology Queensland Central Laboratory, Brisbane and Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:725-34. 2012
    ..It is now a major international epidemic strain, but whether it will supplant established community-associated strains in other countries remains to be seen...
  11. pmc Antibody-mediated enhancement of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Pauline Yoong
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:2241-6. 2010
    ..Given the high rates of primary and recurring MRSA infections in humans, it appears that antibodies to PVL might contribute to host susceptibility to infection...
  12. pmc Defects in innate immunity predispose C57BL/6J-Leprdb/Leprdb mice to infection by Staphylococcus aureus
    Sunny Park
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Channing Laboratory, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Infect Immun 77:1008-14. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that diabetic db/db mice are more susceptible to staphylococcal infection than their nondiabetic littermates and that persistent hyperglycemia modulates innate immunity in the diabetic host...
  13. pmc Staphylococcus aureus colonization among household contacts of patients with skin infections: risk factors, strain discordance, and complex ecology
    Loren G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1523-35. 2012
    ..aureus infections in the U.S. However, epidemiologic characteristics of S. aureus household transmission are poorly understood...
  14. pmc sigmaB modulates virulence determinant expression and stress resistance: characterization of a functional rsbU strain derived from Staphylococcus aureus 8325-4
    Malcolm J Horsburgh
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, England S10 2TN
    J Bacteriol 184:5457-67. 2002
    ..We suggest that SarA is not likely to be the effector in the overall sigmaB-mediated effect on agr expression...
  15. pmc Dynamics of neutrophil infiltration during cutaneous wound healing and infection using fluorescence imaging
    Min Ho Kim
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 128:1812-20. 2008
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  16. pmc Presence of genes encoding the panton-valentine leukocidin exotoxin is not the primary determinant of outcome in patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: results of a multinational tr
    In Gyu Bae
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3952-7. 2009
    ..05). This contemporary, international study demonstrates that pvl was not the primary determinant of outcome in patients with MRSA cSSSI...
  17. ncbi Risk factors for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Nolan E Lee
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1529-34. 2005
    ..We performed a matched case-control study of 35 case patients and 76 control subjects. CA-MRSA skin infections were associated with high-risk sex and drug-using behaviors and with environmental exposures but not with immune status...
  18. pmc Secreted virulence factor comparison between methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus, and its relevance to atopic dermatitis
    Patrick M Schlievert
    Department of Microbiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:39-49. 2010
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  19. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain USA300: origin and epidemiology
    Fred C Tenover
    Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:441-6. 2009
    ..The emergence of the MRSA USA300 strain type represents a unique biological success story...
  20. pmc Widespread skin and soft-tissue infections due to two methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains harboring the genes for Panton-Valentine leucocidin
    Binh An Diep
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2080-4. 2004
    ..0001). There is evidence of clonal replacement over the period from 1999 to 2002, with one of these two clonal groups being supplanted by the other...
  21. ncbi Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA 300 clone as the predominant cause of skin and soft-tissue infections
    Mark D King
    Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:309-17. 2006
    ..Studies have shown that community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causes S. aureus skin and soft-tissue infection in selected populations...
  22. ncbi Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections at a public hospital: do public housing and incarceration amplify transmission?
    Bala Hota
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1026-33. 2007
    ..Understanding the epidemiology of CA-MRSA is critical for developing control measures...
  23. ncbi Increases in Australian cutaneous abscess hospitalisations: 1999-2008
    V L Vaska
    UQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland, Herston Hospitals Campus, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:93-6. 2012
    ..05. Increases in hospitalisation for cutaneous abscess treatment have occurred in Australia during the last decade. Research into the underlying causes and prevention of these infections is a public health priority...
  24. ncbi Molecular characterization of Staphylococcus intermedius carriage by healthy dogs and comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns to isolates from dogs with pyoderma
    Faye A Hartmann
    Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, Clinical Pathology Laboratory, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Vet Microbiol 108:119-31. 2005
    ..intermedius strains isolated from different anatomic sites from the same dog and supports the opportunistic nature of S. intermedius in canine infections...
  25. ncbi Staphylococcal colonization of mucosal and lesional skin sites in atopic and healthy dogs
    Jennifer Fazakerley
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, The University of Liverpool, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Liverpool, UK
    Vet Dermatol 20:179-84. 2009
    ..The results show that S. intermedius carriage is more prevalent in atopic dogs compared to healthy dogs and that to identify staphylococcal carriers both the nasal mucosa and the perineum should be sampled...
  26. pmc Selective antimicrobial action is provided by phenol-soluble modulins derived from Staphylococcus epidermidis, a normal resident of the skin
    Anna L Cogen
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, VA San Diego Health Care System, San Diego, California, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 130:192-200. 2010
    ..Thus, these data suggest that the production of PSMgamma and PSMdelta by S. epidermidis can benefit cutaneous immune defense by selectively inhibiting the survival of skin pathogens while maintaining the normal skin microbiome...
  27. ncbi Expression of recombinant puroindolines for the treatment of staphylococcal skin infections (acne vulgaris)
    Rosanna Capparelli
    School of Biotechnological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, via Università 133, Portici, 80055 Naples, Italy
    J Biotechnol 128:606-14. 2007
    ..Our preliminary results suggest that recombinant puroindolines deserve further attention as alternatives to the conventional antibiotics in the control of S. epidermidis skin infections...
  28. ncbi Adherence of Staphylococcus intermedius to corneocytes of healthy and atopic dogs: effect of pyoderma, pruritus score, treatment and gender
    Chrisi Simou
    The University of Edinburgh, Dermatology Unit, Division of Veterinary Clinical Studies, The Hospital for Small Animals, The Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland
    Vet Dermatol 16:385-91. 2005
    ..Treatment did not generally influence the adherence of S. intermedius to corneocytes of atopic dogs and there was no gender difference in adherence in either healthy or atopic dogs...
  29. pmc Outbreak of skin infections in college football team members due to an unusual strain of community-acquired methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
    Jose Mario Fontanilla
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:609-11. 2010
    ..We postulate that the strain is a community-associated USA300 MRSA strain that lost methicillin resistance but retained important virulence factors...
  30. pmc Prevalence, severity, and treatment of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) skin and soft tissue infections in 10 medical clinics in Texas: a South Texas Ambulatory Research Network (STARNet) study
    Nicolas A Forcade
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:543-50. 2011
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  31. ncbi Clinical isolates of Pantone-Valentine leucocidin- and gamma-haemolysin-producing Staphylococcus aureus: prevalence and association with clinical infections
    I Mesrati
    Laboratory of Research, Resistance aux Antimicrobiens, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
    J Hosp Infect 75:265-8. 2010
    ..008) and furunculosis (55.5% of strains; P = 0.036). Our findings confirmed the association between pvl-positive strains, cutaneous infections and meticillin resistance in S. aureus...
  32. pmc Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, rural southwestern Alaska
    Michael Z David
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 6054, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1693-9. 2008
    ..1% were ST8. Among 120 prospective isolates, 57.5% were clindamycin resistant. CA-MRSA epidemiology in southwestern Alaska differs from that in the lower 48 states; ST8 strains were rarely identified and clindamycin resistance was common...
  33. ncbi Evolving epidemiology of pediatric Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous infections in a Baltimore hospital
    Aaron E Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:717-23. 2006
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  34. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus: colonizing features and influence of an antibacterial treatment in adults with atopic dermatitis
    K Breuer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hannover Medical University, Ricklinger Strasse 5, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 147:55-61. 2002
    ..These studies did not consider the anterior nares as a reservoir of S. aureus, or the possibility of transmission between patients and their contacts. Moreover, adult patients have not so far been investigated...
  35. ncbi The Staphylococcus aureus surface protein IsdA mediates resistance to innate defenses of human skin
    Simon R Clarke
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Firth Court, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Cell Host Microbe 1:199-212. 2007
    ..A purified human skin fatty acid was effective in treating systemic and topical infections of S. aureus suggesting that our natural defense mechanisms can be exploited to combat drug-resistant pathogens...
  36. ncbi High prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in emergency department skin and soft tissue infections
    Bradley W Frazee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Campus, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:311-20. 2005
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  37. pmc The arginine catabolic mobile element is not associated with enhanced virulence in experimental invasive disease caused by the community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 genetic background
    Christopher P Montgomery
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Infect Immun 77:2650-6. 2009
    ..Nor was the presence of ACME associated with increased dermonecrosis in a model of skin infection. We conclude that ACME is not necessary for virulence in rodent models of CA-MRSA USA300 pneumonia or skin infection...
  38. ncbi Predictors of clinical virulence in community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: the importance of USA300 and pneumonia
    Bala Hota
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:757-65. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate if the USA300 strain of CO-MRSA causes more severe infections than other MRSA (ie, USA100, -500, -800, and others) strains...
  39. pmc Emergence and characterization of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus infections in Denmark, 1999 to 2006
    A R Larsen
    Statens Serum Institut, National Center for Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Artillerivej 5 B 47 204, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 47:73-8. 2009
    ..8% of the isolates. The emergence of CA-MRSA in Denmark was caused by diverse strains, both well-known and new CA-MRSA strains. The results suggest multiple introductions of MRSA as an important source for CA-MRSA infections in Denmark...
  40. ncbi Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections as a common cause of hospitalization in United States children
    Christopher R Frei
    The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1967-74. 2010
    ..Since then, possible risk factors for contracting CA-MRSA have been hypothesized, but supporting studies are limited...
  41. pmc Methamphetamine use and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections
    Adam L Cohen
    Respiratory Diseases Brabch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1707-13. 2007
    ..10, 95% confidence interval 1.55-16.79). MRSA caused most SSTIs in this population. Transmission of MRSA may be occurring among methamphetamine users in this community...
  42. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus skin/soft-tissue infections: the impact of SCCmec type and Panton-Valentine leukocidin
    Houssein Jahamy
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:601-6. 2008
    ..PVL is implicated in abscess formation but not bacteremia. Bacteremia is likely related to host condition and/or other virulence factors that were not studied...
  43. pmc Association of recurrent furunculosis with Panton-Valentine leukocidin and the genetic background of Staphylococcus aureus
    Helena Masiuk
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1527-35. 2010
    ..These results make a case for the determination of luk-PV in recurrent soft tissue infections with methicillin-sensitive as well as methicillin-resistant S. aureus...
  44. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus in children with atopic dermatitis
    Ching Shen Tang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Int 53:363-7. 2011
    ..aureus infection. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the antibiotic susceptibilities of S. aureus strains from AD children and determine the most appropriate choice of antibiotics...
  45. pmc Novel phenol-soluble modulin derivatives in community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus identified through imaging mass spectrometry
    David J Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Biol Chem 287:13889-98. 2012
    ..This work demonstrates that IMS can serve as a useful tool to go beyond genome predictions and expand our understanding of the important family of small peptide virulence factors...
  46. ncbi Colonization with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children with atopic dermatitis: a cross-sectional study
    Alexandra Balma-Mena
    Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Dermatol 50:682-8. 2011
    ..Bacterial infection with Staphylococcus aureus is a common complication of atopic dermatitis (AD). The incidence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus infection (MRSA) in the AD population is unknown...
  47. ncbi Susceptibility testing and resistance phenotype detection in Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from patients with atopic dermatitis, with apparent and recurrent skin colonization
    A Kedzierska
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Polish American Institute of Pediatrics, Jagiellonian University Medical College, and Department of Microbiology, University Hospital, 265 Wielicka Street, 30 663 Cracow, Poland
    Br J Dermatol 159:1290-9. 2008
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  48. pmc A population based study of seasonality of skin and soft tissue infections: implications for the spread of CA-MRSA
    Xiaoxia Wang
    Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e60872. 2013
    ..We also found a significant correlation between the temporal variation in SSTI incidence and mean temperature and specific humidity. Our findings could have potential implications on prevention and control efforts against CA-MRSA...
  49. ncbi The treatment of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Jaime Fergie
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:67-8. 2008
  50. pmc A play in four acts: Staphylococcus aureus abscess formation
    Alice G Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Trends Microbiol 19:225-32. 2011
    ..Protein A and coagulases are distinctive virulence attributes for S. aureus, and humoral immune responses specific for these polypeptides provide protection against abscess formation in animal models of staphylococcal disease...
  51. pmc Increasing hospitalizations and general practice prescriptions for community-onset staphylococcal disease, England
    Andrew Hayward
    University College London Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:720-6. 2008
    ..These trends are of concern given the international emergence of invasive community-onset staphylococcal infections...
  52. pmc Synthetic {beta}-(1->6)-linked N-acetylated and nonacetylated oligoglucosamines used to produce conjugate vaccines for bacterial pathogens
    Marina L Gening
    N D Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky Prospect, 47, Moscow B 334, 119991 Russia
    Infect Immun 78:764-72. 2010
    ..This vaccine could potentially be used to engender protective immunity to the broad range of pathogens that produce surface PNAG...
  53. ncbi No decrease in clindamycin susceptibility despite increased use of clindamycin for pediatric community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections
    Jillian M Szczesiul
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:852-4. 2007
    ..Despite a significant increase in empiric clindamycin use, 97% of community-associated-MRSA isolates retained susceptibility to clindamycin...
  54. ncbi Adherence of Staphylococcus intermedius to canine corneocytes in vitro
    Leena E Saijonmaa-Koulumies
    Dermatology Unit, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus, North Mymms, Hatfield, UK
    Vet Dermatol 13:169-76. 2002
    ..intermedius as antagonistic strains against canine pyoderma. However, more studies are needed to compare the adherence of the isolates to skin cells obtained from dogs with diseases predisposed to pyoderma...
  55. ncbi Use of computerized image analysis to quantify staphylococcal adhesion to canine corneocytes: does breed and body site have any relevance to the pathogenesis of pyoderma?
    Peter J Forsythe
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, The Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland, UK
    Vet Dermatol 13:29-36. 2002
    ..However, variations in adherence between body regions would not account for the predilection sites of canine bacterial pyoderma...
  56. ncbi It's not a spider bite, it's community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Tamara J Dominguez
    Bishop Ernest T Dixon Clinic, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc, San Antonio, TX 78202, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:220-6. 2004
  57. ncbi Trends in antimicrobial susceptibility in relation to antimicrobial usage and presence of resistance genes in Staphylococcus hyicus isolated from exudative epidermitis in pigs
    Frank Møller Aarestrup
    Danish Veterinary Institute, 27 Bülowsvej, DK 1790 Copenhagen V, Denmark
    Vet Microbiol 89:83-94. 2002
    ..The presence of erm(B) was confirmed by hybridization to plasmid profiles in all 13 PCR-positive isolates. Of 52 tetracycline resistant isolates examined, two contained tet(L), 38 tet(K) and 12 both tet(K) and tet(L)...
  58. pmc An investigation of exudative epidermitis (greasy pig disease) and antimicrobial resistance patterns of Staphylococcus hyicus and Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical cases
    Jeonghwa Park
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario
    Can Vet J 54:139-44. 2013
    ..Similar resistance was noted among S. aureus isolates. Antimicrobial resistance has become a problem in the treatment of EE in Ontario. ..
  59. ncbi Innovative management of recurrent furunculosis
    Natasha Atanaskova
    Department of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, A61, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Dermatol Clin 28:479-87. 2010
    ..Affected patients and their family members must practice good hygiene, predicated with regular hand washing, fomite cleaning, and avoiding contact with contaminated skin...
  60. ncbi Linezolid reduces length of stay and duration of intravenous treatment compared with vancomycin for complicated skin and soft tissue infections due to suspected or proven methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    Kamal M F Itani
    Boston VA Health Care System and Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:442-8. 2005
    ..01), decreased i.v. antibiotic treatment duration (all P < 0.0001) and higher discharge rates (all P < 0.05). Thus, linezolid has the potential to reduce medical resource use for the treatment of cSSTIs...
  61. ncbi Detection of Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene in Staphylococcus aureus by LightCycler PCR: clinical and epidemiological aspects
    D Johnsson
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:884-9. 2004
    ..The PVL gene was detected in isolates from patients with recurrent primary skin infections and S. aureus bacteraemia, but PVL did not seem to be an important virulence factor in the pathogenesis of staphylococcal bacteraemia...
  62. ncbi Antibiotic resistance profile: isolation and characterization of clinical isolates of staphylococci from patients with community-acquired skin infections
    Asma Bashir
    Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 20:299-304. 2007
    ..8% efficacy, then vancomycin with 81.2% efficacy, novobiocin with 63.6% efficacy, erythromycin with 42.4% efficacy and then bacitracin with 27.8% efficacy...
  63. ncbi [Sepsis due to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in southern Brazil]
    Luciane Cristina Gelatti
    Laboratório de Cocos Gram positivos, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 42:458-60. 2009
    ..The patient was attended at the Emergency Unit with a history of injury caused by lower-limb trauma that evolved to cellulitis, pneumonia and sepsis...
  64. ncbi In vitro and in vivo antibacterial activity of T-3912, a novel non-fluorinated topical quinolone
    Tetsumi Yamakawa
    Research Laboratories of Toyama Chemical Co, 2 4 1 Shimookui, Toyama City, Toyama 930 8508, Japan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:455-65. 2002
    ..aureus F-2161. These results indicate that T-3912 is potentially a useful quinolone for the treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections and that its potent bactericidal activity might be able to shorten the treatment period...
  65. ncbi Cutaneous methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a suburban community hospital pediatric emergency department
    Neeraja Kairam
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey 07960, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:460-5. 2011
    ..Limited data exist on MRSA rates in skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) in suburban community hospital pediatric emergency departments (PED)...
  66. pmc Mupirocin and chlorhexidine resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in patients with community-onset skin and soft tissue infections
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Departments of Pediatrics, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:559-68. 2013
    ..aureus isolates recovered from outpatients, but eradication efforts were less successful in patients carrying a mupirocin-resistant S. aureus strain at baseline...
  67. ncbi Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) skin infections
    Christine A Odell
    Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:273-7. 2010
    ..The antibiotic sensitivity profile of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from SSTIs has changed over time in many geographic locations. Whether antibiotics are needed in the management of skin abscesses, and, if so, when, is controversial...
  68. pmc Genotypic characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from a multinational trial of complicated skin and skin structure infections
    Steven J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:678-84. 2008
    ..01). S. aureus strains from different geographic regions have different distributions of virulence genes...
  69. pmc Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in skin and soft tissue infections, Northern Italy
    Marco Tinelli
    Hospital of Lodi, Lodi, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:250-7. 2009
    ..The PVL-positive MSSA strain resembles typical community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus in its ability to cause prolonged community and hospital outbreaks of skin infections...
  70. ncbi Epidemiology and molecular characteristics of community-associated methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus from skin/soft tissue infections in a children's hospital in Beijing, China
    Dejing Wu
    Beijing Children s Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100045, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67:1-8. 2010
    ..4% versus 5.9%, P < 0.01).In conclusion, CA-MRSA infections are not common among Chinese children with SSTIs. Our findings show that MSSA strains in China have diverse genetic backgrounds...
  71. pmc In vivo activity of the pyrrolopyrazolyl-substituted oxazolidinone RWJ-416457
    Jamese J Hilliard
    Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, 1000 Route 202, Raritan, NJ 08869, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:2028-33. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that RWJ-416457 is a promising new oxazolidinone with efficacy in S. aureus or S. pneumoniae mouse infection models...
  72. ncbi Clinical practice. Skin and soft-tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Robert S Daum
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:380-90. 2007
  73. ncbi A population-based study of the incidence and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in San Francisco, 2004-2005
    Catherine Liu
    Div of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, S 380, Box 0654, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1637-46. 2008
    ..Our objective was to perform a population-based survey of the clinical and molecular epidemiology of MRSA disease in San Francisco, California...
  74. ncbi A clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among professional football players
    Sophia V Kazakova
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:468-75. 2005
    ..We investigated an outbreak of abscesses due to MRSA among members of a professional football team and examined the transmission and microbiologic characteristics of the outbreak strain...
  75. pmc Superantigen profile of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients with steroid-resistant atopic dermatitis
    Patrick M Schlievert
    Department of Microbiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1562-7. 2008
    ..T cells activated in vitro by superantigens become steroid resistant. The objective was to assess the superantigen profiles of S. aureus isolates from patients with steroid-resistant atopic dermatitis...
  76. ncbi Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infection: a retrospective analysis of clinical presentation and treatment of a local outbreak
    Shilesh Iyer
    Division of Dermatology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:854-8. 2004
    ..We have noted an increase in number of cutaneous infections in Los Angeles over the past 2 years. The objective of the current study is to evaluate the clinical presentation and treatment of community acquired MRSA skin infections...
  77. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of cephalexin for treatment of uncomplicated skin abscesses in a population at risk for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Priya M Rajendran
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0807, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4044-8. 2007
    ..1% cure rate observed in the cephalexin arm provide strong evidence that antibiotics may be unnecessary after surgical drainage of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue abscesses caused by community strains of MRSA...
  78. ncbi Skin infections of the limbs of Polynesian children
    Florian Finger
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U847. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi A comparison of risk factors associated with community-associated methicillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infections in remote communities
    G R Golding
    National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3R2, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 138:730-7. 2010
    ..Similar risk factors, identified for both CA-MRSA and CA-MSSA infections, suggest standard hygienic measures and proper treatment guidelines would be beneficial in controlling both CA-MRSA and CA-MSSA in remote communities...
  80. pmc Panton-Valentine leukocidin is not a virulence determinant in murine models of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease
    Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg
    Department of Microbiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1166-70. 2008
    ..The data presented in this report support the observation that PVL does not contribute to the pathogenesis of staphylococcal infection of mice...
  81. pmc Skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 clone
    Jennifer K Johnson
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1195-200. 2007
    ..5). The increase in community-associated MRSA infections and the overall increase in SSTIs in our population suggest that USA300 is becoming more virulent and has a greater propensity to cause SSTIs...
  82. pmc Treatment and outcomes of infections by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at an ambulatory clinic
    John D Szumowski
    Harvard Medical School, and The Fenway Institute c o Daniel Cohen, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:423-8. 2007
    ..TMP-SMX appears to be an appropriate empirical antibiotic for suspected MRSA SSTI, especially where clindamycin resistance is common...
  83. ncbi Over-representation of Samoan/Pacific Islanders among patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections at a large family practice clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, 1996-2000
    L J Castrodale
    Section of Epidemiology, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, P O Box 240249, Anchorage, AK 99524 0249, USA
    Alaska Med 46:88-91. 2004
    ..This study also suggests that it would be prudent to reduce the threshold of clinical suspicion for obtaining a skin culture among S/PI patients in Alaska, and avoid beta-lactam antibiotics until culture results are received...
  84. ncbi Skin and soft-tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S368-77. 2008
    ..Dalbavancin, telavancin, and ceftobiprole are investigational agents that may expand our therapeutic options for the treatment of SSTI caused by MRSA...
  85. pmc Epidemiological characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children with eczematous atopic dermatitis lesions
    Hee Jung Chung
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    J Clin Microbiol 46:991-5. 2008
    ....
  86. pmc Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among military recruits
    Craig E Zinderman
    Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Two, Norfolk, Virginia 23511 3394, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:941-4. 2004
    ..In this unique environment, the close contact between recruits and the physical demands of training may have contributed to the spread of MRSA. Control measures included improved hygiene and aggressive clinical treatment...
  87. ncbi Management and outcome of children with skin and soft tissue abscesses caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Michael C Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:123-7. 2004
    ..For non-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue abscesses, incision and drainage is generally adequate therapy without the use of antibiotics, but this has not been established for CA-MRSA...
  88. pmc Staphylococcus aureus-associated skin and soft tissue infections in ambulatory care
    Linda F McCaig
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1715-23. 2006
    ..This increase may reflect the emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus infections...
  89. ncbi Molecular epidemiology and household transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Hong Kong
    Pak Leung Ho
    Department of Microbiology and Centre of Infection, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:145-51. 2007
    ..In conclusion, CA-MRSA has a propensity to spread within families. Our findings showed that CA-MRSA strains in Hong Kong have diverse genetic backgrounds...
  90. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community-acquired skin infections
    Gregory J Moran
    Olive View University of California at Los Angeles UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, California 91342, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:928-30. 2005
    ..The proportion caused by MRSA increased from 29% in 2001 to 2002 to 64% in 2003 to 2004. No clinical or historical features reliably predict MRSA etiology...
  91. ncbi An outbreak of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections in southwestern Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:397-402. 2003
    ..We investigated a large outbreak of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in southwestern Alaska to determine the extent of these infections and whether MRSA isolates were likely community acquired...
  92. ncbi Spread of Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes during a 3-year period in Greece
    V Chini
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:29-34. 2006
    ..Thus, a unique clone of PVL-positive MRSA has spread in both the community and the hospital setting in Greece, and has replaced older clonal types...
  93. ncbi Variability among pediatric infectious diseases specialists in the treatment and prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections
    C Buddy Creech
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:270-2. 2008
    ....
  94. ncbi Staphylococcal resistance revisited: community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus--an emerging problem for the management of skin and soft tissue infections
    E Anne Eady
    School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:103-24. 2003
    ....
  95. ncbi Emergence of two populations of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with distinct epidemiological, clinical and biological features, isolated from patients with community-acquired skin infections
    P Del Giudice
    Unité d Infectiologie Dermatalogie, Hôpital Bonnet, Frejus, France
    Br J Dermatol 154:118-24. 2006
    ..Community-acquired skin and soft-tissue infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are an emerging clinical and epidemiological problem...
  96. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections
    Jui Shan Ma
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1644-5; author reply 1645. 2005
  97. ncbi Staphylococcal skin infections in children: rational drug therapy recommendations
    Shamez Ladhani
    Department of Paediatrics, Newham General Hospital, London, UK
    Paediatr Drugs 7:77-102. 2005
    ..Treatment of staphylococcal skin infections varies from topical antiseptics to prolonged intravenous antibacterials, depending on severity of the ..
  98. pmc Evaluation of analogs of reutericyclin as prospective candidates for treatment of staphylococcal skin infections
    Julian G Hurdle
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4028-31. 2009
    The potential for reutericyclin derivatives to be used as topical antibiotics to treat staphylococcal skin infections was investigated. All reutericyclins inhibited the growth of clinical isolates of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus...
  99. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and athletes
    Eugene Brent Kirkland
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:494-502. 2008
    ..aureus transmission among sports participants. This review elucidates the risk factors predisposing to methicillin-resistant S. aureus infection in athletes and provides guidance for treatment and prevention...
  100. ncbi [Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Relevance in dermatology]
    M Mempel
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie am Biederstein, Technische Universitat Munchen, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, 80802 Munchen
    Hautarzt 59:659-65; quiz 666. 2008
    ..If an infection is present, either systemic or topical therapeutic approaches may be indicated. We review the role of MRSA infection and colonization in skin diseases...
  101. pmc Epidemiology and outcomes of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    S L Davis
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1705-11. 2007
    ..7 to 6.9). In the community setting, the molecular characteristics of the S. aureus strains were heterogeneous. CA-MRSA infections were associated with a more adverse impact on outcome than CA-MSSA infections...

Research Grants10

  1. MRSA Activation of Human Keratinocyte Signaling
    Alice S Prince; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..aureus skin infection. Public Health Implications: Staphylococcal skin infections are among the most common reasons for ER visits, associated with tremendous morbidity and cost...
  2. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FUNGURIA IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS
    Loren Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. CARDIOTOXICITY OF STREPTOCOCCAL PYROGENIC EXOTOXINS
    Patrick Schlievert; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. QUINOLONE RESISTANCE IN NOSOCOMIAL URINARY INFECTIONS
    Ebbing Lautenbach; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  5. Molecular Epidemiology of Community-Associated MRSA
    SANJAY SHUKLA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will determine the presence or absence of 40 different virulence factor genes in all 320 isolates listed in aim 2 and determine evolution of virulence factor genes in contemporary CA-MRSA. ..
  6. Genital Ulcer Disease and HIV Transmission
    Jeanne Sheffield; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The pursuit of these aims will further elucidate the cellular and molecular bases of the interrelationship between GUD and HIV-1 transmission, particularly in women. ..
  7. Novel Application of Infection Control Strategies to Limit Transmission of ESBL'S
    Ebbing Lautenbach; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  8. Quinolone resistant E coli in long term care facilities
    Ebbing Lautenbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Clinical Impact of Quinolone-Resistant E.coli carriage
    Ebbing Lautenbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Impact of Gender on Infected Hospitalized Patients
    Robert Sawyer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data obtained from this research will be used to design interventional studies utilizing hormonal manipulation, i. e., replacement or blockade, to improve outcomes from otherwise lethal infectious diseases. ..