infectious skin diseases

Summary

Summary: Skin diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites, or viruses.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical and economic consequences of failure of initial antibiotic therapy for hospitalized patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
    John Edelsberg
    Policy Analysis, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:160-9. 2008
  2. ncbi [Skin and soft tissue infections: current therapeutic options]
    Silvano Esposito
    Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Italy
    Infez Med 16:65-73. 2008
  3. ncbi Streptococcal infection and renal disease markers in Australian aboriginal children
    P G Van Buynder
    Health Department of Western Australia, South Hedland
    Med J Aust 156:537-40. 1992
  4. ncbi Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections
    Dennis L Stevens
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, Idaho 83702, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1373-406. 2005
  5. ncbi Skin and soft tissue infections
    Robert L Rogers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, Suite 200, Emergency Medicine, Sixth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Prim Care 33:697-710. 2006
  6. ncbi Skin diseases in south-east Nigeria: a current perspective
    E N Nnoruka
    Sub Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Dermatol 44:29-33. 2005
  7. ncbi Topical retapamulin ointment (1%, wt/wt) twice daily for 5 days versus oral cephalexin twice daily for 10 days in the treatment of secondarily infected dermatitis: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Lawrence Charles Parish
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:1003-13. 2006
  8. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from adult patients with respiratory tract and skin and soft tissue infections in four southern European countries
    F Soriano
    J Chemother 15:293-5. 2003
  9. ncbi The role of interleukin 10 in the pathogenesis and potential treatment of skin diseases
    Elliot Weiss
    Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:657-75; quiz 676-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Linezolid: a new antibiotic for gram-positive infections
    P Wilson
    University College London Hospitals, London WC1E 6DB
    Hosp Med 62:682-6. 2001

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Publications185 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Clinical and economic consequences of failure of initial antibiotic therapy for hospitalized patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections
    John Edelsberg
    Policy Analysis, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:160-9. 2008
    ..To estimate the consequences of failure of initial antibiotic therapy for patients with complicated skin and skin-structure infections...
  2. ncbi [Skin and soft tissue infections: current therapeutic options]
    Silvano Esposito
    Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Italy
    Infez Med 16:65-73. 2008
    ..The review then reports the recent data concerning the efficacy of new antimicrobials for treating SSTIs. In particular, results observed with linezolid, tigecycline, and daptomycin are discussed...
  3. ncbi Streptococcal infection and renal disease markers in Australian aboriginal children
    P G Van Buynder
    Health Department of Western Australia, South Hedland
    Med J Aust 156:537-40. 1992
    ..To demonstrate an association between markers of streptococcal infection and markers of glomerulonephritis in Aboriginal children...
  4. ncbi Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections
    Dennis L Stevens
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, Idaho 83702, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1373-406. 2005
  5. ncbi Skin and soft tissue infections
    Robert L Rogers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, Suite 200, Emergency Medicine, Sixth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Prim Care 33:697-710. 2006
    ..Failure to consider the diagnosis and refer may lead to significant morbidity and even mortality...
  6. ncbi Skin diseases in south-east Nigeria: a current perspective
    E N Nnoruka
    Sub Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Dermatol 44:29-33. 2005
    ..This study was carried out to update the recent clinical picture of skin diseases in our environment in view of the rapid development, urbanization and advances in the region...
  7. ncbi Topical retapamulin ointment (1%, wt/wt) twice daily for 5 days versus oral cephalexin twice daily for 10 days in the treatment of secondarily infected dermatitis: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Lawrence Charles Parish
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:1003-13. 2006
    ..New antibacterial agents with activity against pathogenic strains resistant to established antibiotics are needed to treat patients with secondarily infected dermatitis (SID)...
  8. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from adult patients with respiratory tract and skin and soft tissue infections in four southern European countries
    F Soriano
    J Chemother 15:293-5. 2003
  9. ncbi The role of interleukin 10 in the pathogenesis and potential treatment of skin diseases
    Elliot Weiss
    Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:657-75; quiz 676-8. 2004
    ..Its possible role in the resolution of various skin diseases should be better understood...
  10. ncbi Linezolid: a new antibiotic for gram-positive infections
    P Wilson
    University College London Hospitals, London WC1E 6DB
    Hosp Med 62:682-6. 2001
    ..Linezolid is a new antibiotic that can treat multiresistant gram-positive infections and can be given parenterally or by mouth. It is not related to any existing agent so cross resistance is unusual...
  11. ncbi Toll-like receptors: applications to dermatologic disease
    Sammy S W Kang
    Department of Dermatology, Weil Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:951-83; quiz 983-6. 2006
    ..LEARNING OBJECTIVE: At the completion of this learning activity, participants should be familiar with the role of Toll-like receptors in host defenses and their relevance to dermatologic diseases...
  12. ncbi [Cefditoren pivoxil: A new oral cephalosporin for skin, soft tissue and respiratory tract infections]
    J Hernández-Martín
    Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Universitario La Fe, Avda Campanar No 21, 46009 Valencia, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 19:231-46. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi [Preliminary results of DERMATEL: prospective randomized study comparing synchronous and asynchronous modalities of teledermatology]
    G Romero
    Unidad de Dermatologia, Hospital General de Ciudad Real, Spain
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 97:630-6. 2006
    ..We present the results of the pilot project DERMATEL, a study of diagnostic concordance that aims to increase the evidence of these aspects...
  14. ncbi [Antibiotic resistance and community-acquired infections]
    Roberto Manfredi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica Specialistica e Sperimentale, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna
    Recenti Prog Med 93:149-56. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi Dermatologic disorders of the athlete
    Brian B Adams
    Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0523, USA
    Sports Med 32:309-21. 2002
    ..It is critical that the sports physician recognises common and uncommon skin disorders of the athlete. Knowledge of the treatment and prevention of various sports-related dermatoses results in prompt and appropriate care of the athlete...
  16. ncbi Complicated skin and soft-tissue infections: diagnostic approach and empiric treatment options
    James I Merlino
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:S21-8. 2007
    ..Upon encountering these infections, physicians must respond quickly with an appropriate therapeutic plan and be aware of trends in microbial resistance in order to optimize patient care...
  17. doi Clinical decisions. Management of skin and soft-tissue infection--polling results
    Sarah P Hammond
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:e20. 2008
  18. doi Clinical decisions. Management of skin and soft-tissue infection
    Henry F Chambers
    Wilmington Health Associates and the Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Wilmington, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1063-7. 2008
  19. ncbi Once-weekly dalbavancin versus standard-of-care antimicrobial regimens for treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections
    Elyse Seltzer
    Vicuron Pharmaceuticals, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1298-303. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that a regimen of 2 doses of dalbavancin administered 1 week apart is effective in the treatment of complicated, gram-positive bacterial SSTIs and warrants further study...
  20. ncbi [Photodynamic therapy: new indications]
    M Fernandez-Guarino
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Espana
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 98:377-95. 2007
    ..In this paper we review the treatment of Bowen's disease and other indications different from non melanoma skin cancer with PDT, providing our experience...
  21. ncbi Cutaneous clues to drug addiction
    Kendra Gail Bergstrom
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:303-5. 2008
  22. ncbi Management of skin and soft-tissue infections in the emergency department
    Fredrick M Abrahamian
    David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:89-116, vi. 2008
    ..Special emphasis is placed on the utility of wound and blood cultures, disposition, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, animal and human bites, and necrotizing skin and soft-tissue infections...
  23. ncbi Emergency department management of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Brendan J Kilbane
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:109-14; quiz 115-7. 2008
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  24. ncbi Randomized, double-blind, multicenter comparison of oral cefditoren 200 or 400 mg BID with either cefuroxime 250 mg BID or cefadroxil 500 mg BID for the treatment of uncomplicated skin and skin-structure infections
    Alicia D Bucko
    Academic Dermatology Associates, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106 5239, USA
    Clin Ther 24:1134-47. 2002
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  25. ncbi Microbiology and management of soft tissue and muscle infections
    Itzhak Brook
    Georgetown University, Schools of Medicine, 4431 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Int J Surg 6:328-38. 2008
    ..The infections can progress rapidly and early recognition and proper medical and surgical management is the cornerstone of therapy...
  26. ncbi Skin and soft-tissue infections among tsunami survivors in southern Thailand
    Narin Hiransuthikul
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 41:e93-6. 2005
    ..Most isolates were susceptible to aminoglycosides, third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins, quinolones, and imipenem but were resistant to amoxicillin-clavulanate and first-generation cephalosporins...
  27. ncbi [Treatment of patients with skin and soft tissue infections. Results from the STRAMA survey of diagnoses and prescriptions among general practitioners]
    Malin Andre
    Britsarvets vårdcentral, Falun och Centrum för klinisk forskning
    Lakartidningen 103:3165-7. 2006
  28. ncbi Dalbavancin: a novel lipoglycopeptide antibacterial
    Scott D Pope
    Department of Pharmacy, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28232, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:908-18. 2006
    ..The results of further phase III trials are anxiously awaited and will more clearly define the clinical role of this novel agent...
  29. ncbi Once-daily cefazolin and probenecid for skin and soft tissue infections
    Victoria C Cox
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 38:458-63. 2004
    ..To review the pharmacokinetic and clinical evidence for the use of once-daily cefazolin and probenecid in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI)...
  30. ncbi Children hospitalized with skin and soft tissue infections: a guide to antibacterial selection and treatment
    Joseph V Vayalumkal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 8:99-111. 2006
    ..These agents hold promise for the future especially in the treatment of highly resistant, Gram-positive organisms such as methicillin-resistant S. aureus, vancomycin-resistant S. aureus, and vancomycin-resistant enterococci...
  31. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding piperacillin-tazobactam prescribing practices: results from a multicenter study
    Theresa L Antoine
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1274-7. 2006
    ..Retrospective review of medical records identified inappropriate practices. These findings have influenced ongoing interventions aimed at optimizing piperacillin-tazobactam use...
  32. ncbi Rapidly progressive soft tissue infections
    Donald C Vinh
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:501-13. 2005
    ..We provide a concise overview of the differential diagnosis and approach to management of community-acquired rapidly progressive skin and soft tissue infections...
  33. ncbi Unusual pathogens and multidrug-resistant bacteria in tsunami survivors
    Jorge Garbino
    Clin Infect Dis 42:889-90; author reply 890-1. 2006
  34. ncbi Rapidly progressive soft tissue infections
    Philip A Van Damme
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:65; author reply 66-7. 2006
  35. ncbi Newer treatment options for skin and soft tissue infections
    Murugan Raghavan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Hospital, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Drugs 64:1621-42. 2004
    ..Rational antimicrobial use coupled with awareness of infection control measures is paramount to avert the emergence of multidrug-resistant organisms...
  36. ncbi Impact of linezolid on economic outcomes and determinants of cost in a clinical trial evaluating patients with MRSA complicated skin and soft-tissue infections
    Peggy S McKinnon
    Clinical Research Infectious Diseases, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1017-23. 2006
    ..In clinical trials, linezolid has demonstrated higher clinical cure rates and shorter hospital duration for patients than has vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections (cSSTIs)...
  37. ncbi Doxycycline for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infections
    Melinda K Carter
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1693-5. 2006
  38. pmc In vivo activity of a novel polymeric guanidine in experimental skin infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Christina Kratzer
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3437-9. 2007
    ..Topical application of AKACID Plus at concentrations of > or =0.5% was as effective as mupirocin 2% cream in the treatment of superficial skin infection with MRSA...
  39. ncbi Topics in pediatric dermatology
    Terry Nagle
    VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group, 4990 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 36:557-72, vi. 2006
    ..Fleas are still a common problem despite recent improvements in flea control and can be debilitating in young animals because of blood loss...
  40. ncbi Clinafloxacin versus piperacillin/tazobactam in the treatment of severe skin and soft-tissue infections in adults at a Veterans Affairs medical center
    Flora S Siami
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 2637, USA
    Clin Ther 24:59-72. 2002
    ..Thus, there is a continuing search for reasonably safe, well-tolerated, and effective antimicrobial agents that are less susceptible to the development of resistance than older agents...
  41. ncbi Managing skin and soft tissue infections: expert panel recommendations on key decision points
    Lawrence J Eron
    University of Hawaii, John A Burns Medical School, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:i3-17. 2003
  42. ncbi Role of linezolid in the treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections
    William J Peppard
    Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:357-66. 2006
    ..Currently, there are only a few new antibiotics in development with MRSA activity. The proper use of all antibiotics, including these newer agents, is increasingly important if we are to slow the evolution of microbial resistance...
  43. ncbi Off-label uses of biologics in dermatology: interferon and intravenous immunoglobulin (part 1 of 2)
    David I Smith
    Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:e1-54. 2007
    ..However, numerous off-label uses have evolved. As part 1 of a 2-part series, this article will review the literature regarding the off-label uses of the interferons and intravenous immunoglobulin in dermatology...
  44. ncbi [Frequent and rare dermatological diseases in HIV patients]
    U R Hengge
    Hautklinik der Heinrich Heine Universität, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Hautarzt 57:975-84, 986-7. 2006
    ..Moreover, one has to consider HIV if these skin diseases take an atypical or severe course, or if they do not respond properly to appropriate medication. Frequent and rare dermatoses occurring in HIV infection are discussed...
  45. ncbi [Photodynamic therapy in dermatology]
    Yolanda Gilaberte
    Seccion de Dermatologia, Hospital San Jorge, Huesca, Spain
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 97:83-102. 2006
    ..We will also discuss its promising cosmetic application in the treatment of photoaging. We will complete the review with photodiagnosis and the different non-invasive ways to monitor the effectiveness of PDT...
  46. ncbi Unique approaches for the topical treatment and prevention of cutaneous infections: report from a clinical roundtable
    Lawrence F Eichenfield
    Division of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, USA
    Cutis 74:2-23. 2004
  47. ncbi Training room management of medical conditions: sports dermatology
    Kelly M Cordoro
    Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Box 800718, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:565-98, viii-ix. 2005
    ..Although the evaluation and management of cutaneous disease is a challenging endeavor, a consistent and systematic approach to this most accessible organ can result in early diagnosis, appropriate treatment, and ultimate performance...
  48. ncbi Skin lesions in adult liver transplant recipients: a study of 100 consecutive patients
    G K Perera
    Department of Dermatology, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, Camberwell, London SE5 9RS, UK
    Br J Dermatol 154:868-72. 2006
    ..This longer-living transplant population has started to exhibit cutaneous problems, some of which lead to an increased mortality while others lead to a decline in the quality of life...
  49. ncbi Dermatologic manifestations of HIV infection
    Toby A Maurer
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Top HIV Med 13:149-54. 2005
    ..In addition, HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection is associated with a number of skin disorders...
  50. ncbi Innovative uses of imiquimod
    Ronald B Vender
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:58-63. 2005
    ..Our research consolidates the therapeutic trials and reports on the innovative uses of imiquimod, thereby serving as a useful resource to benefit dermatologists treating patients with refractory or recalcitrant skin diseases...
  51. pmc Autoimmune and infectious skin diseases that target desmogleins
    Masayuki Amagai
    Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Proc Jpn Acad Ser B Phys Biol Sci 86:524-37. 2010
    ..Dsg1 is also targeted by exfoliative toxin (ET) released by Staphylococcus aureus in the infectious skin diseases bullous impetigo and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS)...
  52. ncbi Skin diseases associated with the cosmetic use of bleaching products in women from Dakar, Senegal
    A Mahe
    Department of Dermatology, Institut d Hygiene Sociale, Dakar, Senegal
    Br J Dermatol 148:493-500. 2003
    ..The cosmetic use of bleaching products is considered a common practice in dark-skinned women from sub-Saharan Africa. However, there are few studies on this subject...
  53. ncbi [Public health and dermatology in developing countries]
    A Mahe
    Institut d Hygiene Sociale, Dakar, Senegal
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 96:351-6. 2003
    ..studies: studies from specialized dermatology centres, where the main reasons for consulting were common infectious skin diseases; prevalence studies in the general population pointing out very high prevalence rates for common ..
  54. ncbi [Infectious skin diseases in childhood. 1: Bacteria and fungi]
    W Pfutzner
    MMW Stipendiat, Forschungsschwerpunkt Genodermatosen, Klinik u Poliklinik für Dermatologie u Allergologie der LMU München
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:24-8, 30. 2002
    ..Characteristic cutaneous alterations may also be caused by parasites, such as the scabies (itch) mite, and the head louse...
  55. pmc Primary care and pattern of skin diseases in a Mediterranean island
    Emmanouil K Symvoulakis
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
    BMC Fam Pract 7:6. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Prevalence of skin conditions in primary school children in Turkey: differences based on socioeconomic factors
    Isil Inanir
    Departments of Dermatology and Public Health, University of Celal Bayar, Manisa, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:307-11. 2002
    ..9%) girls and 440 (56.1%) boys with a mean age of 9.25 +/- 1.55 (range 6-14 years). Infectious skin diseases were frequently observed: pediculosis capitis in 74 children (9.4%), scabies in 17 (2...
  57. ncbi Occupational dermatoses among Polish private farmers, 1991-1999
    Radoslaw Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Am J Ind Med 43:647-55. 2003
    ..The Agricultural Social Insurance Fund reports only on numbers of compensated cases. The aim of this study was to create reliable statistics on occupational dermatoses among private farmers...
  58. ncbi [Evaluation of dermatology consultations in a prospective multicenter study involving a French teaching hospital]
    A Maza
    Service de Dermatologie, CHU Sainte Marguerite, Universite de la Mediterranee Aix Marseille II, 13009 Marseille, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 136:241-8. 2009
    ..Dermatologic practice occurs mainly in the inpatient setting. This activity is also referred to as consultation-liaison dermatology (DL)...
  59. ncbi Control of skin infections by a combined action of ultraviolet A (from sun or UVA lamp) and hydrogen peroxide (HUVA therapy), with special emphasis on leprosy
    S I Ahmad
    Department of Life Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
    Med Hypotheses 57:484-6. 2001
    Despite its abundance and certain therapeutic value, the importance of sunlight in the treatment of infectious skin diseases has not been fully exploited...
  60. ncbi Case of chromoblastomycosis appearing in an Okinawa patient with a medical history of Hansen's disease
    Hideki Miyagi
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Organ oriented Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 35:354-61. 2008
    Chromoblastomycosis is one of several chronic infectious skin diseases caused by various species of dematiaceous fungi...
  61. ncbi Pediatric skin disorders encountered in a dermatology outpatient clinic in Turkey
    Ulker Gul
    Dermatology Clinic, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 25:277-8. 2008
    ..b>Infectious skin diseases were most frequently observed (27.6%) followed by, eczemas (17...
  62. ncbi Designing and reporting clinical trials on treatments for cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Urbà González
    Department of Dermatology, Research Unit for Evidence Based Dermatology, Hospital Plató, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 51:409-19. 2010
    Cutaneous leishmaniasis is considered to be one of the most neglected and serious parasitic infectious skin diseases in many developing countries...
  63. ncbi [The dermatologic consultation]
    M Fischer
    Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie der Martin Luther Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale
    Hautarzt 55:543-8. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, only a few studies on dermatological consultations have been performed. We reviewed the dermatological consulting service at the University Hospital of the Martin-Luther-University, Halle, Germany...
  64. ncbi Photodynamic therapy: update 2006. Part 2: Clinical results
    P G Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, Azienda Ospedaliera Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123, Brescia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:439-51. 2007
    ..reports have evaluated its use in the treatment of a broad range of other neoplastic, inflammatory and infectious skin diseases. However, efficacy and definite advantages over standard therapies remain to be clarified because the ..
  65. ncbi Blistering eruption in a Latino migrant farmworker
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 12:81-5. 2007
    ..The environmental conditions of migrant farmworkers raise special issues for infectious skin diseases like bullous impetigo...
  66. ncbi Role of the vitamin D3 pathway in healthy and diseased skin--facts, contradictions and hypotheses
    Bodo Lehmann
    Department of Dermatology, Carl Gustav Carus Medical School, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 18:97-108. 2009
    ..g. treatment of immunological, inflammatory, malignancies and infectious skin diseases) have not been intensified. Why is that?
  67. ncbi Characteristics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from skin infections
    S Higaki
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630, Sugitani, Toyama shi 930 0194, Japan
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 27:121-6. 2001
    From January 1995 to June 2000, 19 Pseudomonas aeruginosa were detected in 19 cases of infectious skin diseases. Coagulase-negative staphylococci coexisted with P. aeruginosa in 10 cases and P...
  68. ncbi [Dermatophytoses transmitted from animals]
    Z Nevoralová
    Kozní oddĕlení nemocnice v Jihlavĕ
    Cas Lek Cesk 145:959-63. 2006
    Dermatophytoses are infectious skin diseases caused by some sorts of Fungi - dermatophytes. Based on their source dermatophytes are classified to geophilic, zoophilic and antrophophilic groups...
  69. ncbi [Leprosy in the municipality of Buriticupu, State of Maranhão: active search among the student population]
    Antonio Rafael da Silva
    Centro de Referencia em Doencas Infecciosas e Parasitarias, Departamento de Patologia, Universidade Federal do Maranhao, Sao Luis, MA
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:657-60. 2007
    ..The study also enabled identification of some other infectious skin diseases: pityriasis versicolor in 793, scabies in 361 and dermatophytosis in 119...
  70. ncbi Vitamin D metabolism
    Bodo Lehmann
    Department of Dermatology, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    Dermatol Ther 23:2-12. 2010
    ..and other vitamin D analogs may also be used for the treatment of immunological, inflammatory, and infectious skin diseases. More recently, it has been found that calcitriol or vitamin D analogs have photoprotective effects and ..
  71. pmc Cutaneous sterile pyogranuloma/granuloma syndrome in a dog
    Domenico Santoro
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Section of Internal Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, via Federico Delpino 1, Naples, Italy
    Can Vet J 49:1204-7. 2008
    ..Results from histopathologic examination were suggestive of SPGS and failed to demonstrate any etiological agent. A systematic approach on how to definitively rule out infectious skin diseases is discussed.
  72. ncbi Perineal reconstruction for severe sequela of ecthyma gangrenosum: report of a case
    E Freud
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva
    Dis Colon Rectum 42:961-3. 1999
    ..One year later a perineoplasty with puborectalis interposition and overlapping external anal sphincteroplasty was successfully performed, achieving satisfactory continence...
  73. ncbi Serum insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), IGF-binding protein-3, and growth hormone levels in collodion babies: a case-control study
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Paediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, School ofMedicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:689-94. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi [Skin lesions in renal transplant recipients]
    Hanna Mysliwiec
    Kliniki Dermatologii i Wenerologii, Akademii Medycznej w Białymstoku
    Wiad Lek 55:214-20. 2002
    ..The review of the current literature on skin manifestations in renal transplant recipients is done...
  75. ncbi Telavancin versus vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and skin-structure infections associated with surgical procedures
    Samuel E Wilson
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 197:791-6. 2009
    ..We compared telavancin with vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and skin-structure infections (cSSSI) caused by Gram-positive bacteria...
  76. ncbi Use and abuse of topical corticosteroids in infections of the skin and related structures
    Vicky Kwan Wong
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5 East 98th Street, 12th Floor, Box 1048, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:268-76. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi [Streptococcus group A infections of skin, soft tissue and blood]
    J Chelsom
    Medisinsk avdeling Diakonissehjemmets Sykehus 5009 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:3310-4. 2001
    ..Since the late 1980s there have been reports from Scandinavia and many other countries documenting a resurgence of highly invasive infections such as puerperal fever, necrotizing fasciitis, myositis and sepsis...
  78. ncbi Skin infections and ageing
    Simone Laube
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Central Out Patients, Hartshill Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 7PA, UK
    Ageing Res Rev 3:69-89. 2004
    ..Treatment should be based on the results of the appropriate diagnostic tests. Correct diagnosis and therapy of skin infections lead to satisfactory outcome in the majority of elderly patients...
  79. ncbi Paleodermatoses: lessons learned from mummies
    Eve Judith Lowenstein
    Department of Dermatology, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:919-36. 2004
    ....
  80. ncbi Human Dirofilaria repens infection in Serbia
    A M Dzamić
    Department of Parasitology Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Helminthol 83:129-37. 2009
    ..The amplified 246 bp PCR product showed that the worms were D. repens...
  81. ncbi Post-burn blistering; A possible diagnostic dilemma
    Howard Davies
    Burns 30:291-2. 2004
  82. ncbi [Sports as a risk factor and therapeutic principle in dermatology]
    T Karamfilov
    SANITAS Alpenklinik Inzell, Schulstr 4, 83334 Inzell
    Hautarzt 53:98-103. 2002
    ..Mechanical trauma is caused by acute injury as well as chronic damage. Infectious skin diseases caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi can be transmitted by body contact or the use of communal showers or ..
  83. ncbi Condition-based use of antimicrobials in cats in Finland: results from two surveys
    Katariina H Thomson
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Koetilantie 7, PO 57, FI 00014, Helsinki University, Finland
    J Feline Med Surg 11:462-6. 2009
    ..This study provides basic descriptive information on how antimicrobials are used in cats and that could help when revising guidelines for the condition-based use of antimicrobials in animals...
  84. ncbi [Skin diseases observed in the dermatology departments of three French university teaching hospitals]
    A Lambert
    Clinique Dermatologique, CHU Rouen, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 133:657-62. 2006
    ..We recently carried out a study concerning consultations by French dermatologists in private practice. We evaluated consultations at the dermatology departments of 3 university teaching hospitals in France...
  85. ncbi Cytokines: interleukin and interferon therapy in dermatology
    K Asadullah
    Schering AG, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:578-84. 2002
    ..Several cytokines are already used for the treatment of malignant, inflammatory and infectious skin diseases. This in particular includes certain interleukins (ILs) and interferons (IFNs)...
  86. ncbi Cutaneous lesions
    Sonjia M Shelly
    IDEXX Veterinary Services, 2825 KOVR Drive, W Sacramento, CA 95605, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 33:1-46. 2003
    ..There are few patients with cutaneous lesions that would not benefit from cytologic examination of their lesion...
  87. ncbi Primary cutaneous Absidia corymbifera infection in a premature newborn
    V Buchta
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University of Prague, Heyrovskeho 1203, CZ 50005 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    Infection 31:57-9. 2003
    ..Epidemiological and therapeutical aspects of the case are discussed and in vitro antifungal susceptibility data are presented...
  88. ncbi What's new in antibiotics?
    Ravindran A Padmanabhan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Dermatol Clin 23:301-12. 2005
    ....
  89. ncbi Diagnosis of disseminated rhinosporidiosis by fine needle aspiration cytology
    Ramesh Chandra Mohanty
    Acta Cytol 50:234. 2006
  90. ncbi Oral cephalosporin antibiotics: an overview of clinical pharmacology and dermatologic applications
    James Q Del Rosso
    Department of Dermatology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, USA
    Cutis 71:153-7. 2003
  91. ncbi Pyoderma and scabies: a benign association?
    Roderick J Hay
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:69-70. 2003
  92. ncbi Topical cidofovir for the treatment of dermatologic conditions: verruca, condyloma, intraepithelial neoplasia, herpes simplex and its potential use in smallpox
    Jorge R Toro
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Executive Plaza South, Room 7012, Rockville, MD 20892 7231, USA
    Dermatol Clin 21:301-9. 2003
    ..It is also hoped that the cost to formulate and use cidofovir topically will eventually decrease to a level that will allow more widespread use of this drug...
  93. ncbi Diagnostic odyssey of a cutaneous mycobacteriosis rare in central Europe
    Tobias W Fischer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Dermatology 205:289-92. 2002
    ..In case of abscessing cutaneous infection, M. chelonae should be considered in the differential diagnosis of prolonged disease when common antibiotics are not effective after 2-4 weeks of treatment...
  94. pmc Tetracyclines as an oral treatment option for patients with community onset skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Jorg J Ruhe
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Avenue at 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3298-303. 2007
    ..28 to 12.15; P = 0.02). The expanded-spectrum tetracyclines appear to be a reasonable oral treatment option for patients with community onset MRSA SSTI in areas where MRSA strains are susceptible to the tetracyclines...
  95. ncbi [Infectious skin diseases in childhood. 2: Viruses and parasites]
    W Pfutzner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Frauenlobstr 9 11, D 80337 München
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:31-6. 2002
  96. ncbi Cytokine therapy in dermatology
    K Asadullah
    Research Business Area Dermatology, A G Schering, D 13342 Berlin, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 11:97-106. 2002
    ..In fact, several cytokines are used for the treatment of malignant, inflammatory and infectious skin diseases. Their stage of development ranges from advanced, already approved and well established therapies (e.g...
  97. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of linezolid versus vancomycin for hospitalized patients with complicated skin and soft-tissue infections in France
    E De Cock
    United BioSource Corporation, Health Care Analytics Group, Carrer Torrent del Remei 5 11, 4 degrees 2 feminine, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    Med Mal Infect 39:330-40. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi [Control of staphylococcal skin infections in a nursery]
    F Y Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Zhonghua Min Guo Xiao Er Ke Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi 32:165-70. 1991
    ....
  99. ncbi Detection the Staphylococcus aureus producing enterotoxin isolated from skin infections in hospitalized patients
    A A Imanifooladi
    Department of Bacteriology, School of Medical Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 10:502-5. 2007
    ..7% produced both enterotoxin A and B. The results demonstrated a high level of enterotoxigenic and multi drug resistance S. aureus in skin infections of hospitalized patients...
  100. ncbi Bacterial growth under a transparent dressing
    J L Callahan
    School of Health Sciences, Grand Valley State College, Allendale, MI 49401
    Am J Infect Control 15:231-7. 1987
    ..Organisms migrating from the skin down the catheter have been implicated in causing catheter-related sepsis. Bacterial growth patterns under the transparent dressing are important in establishing protocols of care...
  101. ncbi Moxifloxacin in uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
    Richard B R Muijsers
    Adis International Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drugs 62:967-73; discussion 974-5. 2002
    ..The most common adverse events reported during moxifloxacin treatment are gastrointestinal disturbances. The potential for photosensitivity reactions during moxifloxacin treatment is low...

Research Grants7

  1. Indicators of Recreational Water Contamination and Illness
    John M Colford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Decisions about beach closures have enormous economic implications. If successful, we will quantify the relationship between health and novel rapid methods for traditional indicators as well as viral indicators. ..
  2. RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF TAPWATER TREATMENT IN THE ELDERLY
    JOHN COLFORD; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. IMMUNOMODULATION OF VACCINIA-INDUCED ANTIMICROBIAL PEPT*
    Donald Leung; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. ONTOGENY OF MEASLES IMMUNITY IN INFANTS
    Ann Arvin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding the maturation of host responses to viral antigens during the first year of life has general relevance for vaccine strategies in infancy. ..
  5. Solar Water Disinfection: Randomized Intervention Trial
    JOHN COLFORD; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is run jointly with the Bolivian partners at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon and the Fondazion SODIS that coordinates the Bolivian SODIS program. ..
  6. Cutaneous Host Defense Against Bacterial Infections
    Lloyd Miller; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..