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    • Clinical Importance and Epidemiology of Quinolone Resistance 

      Kim, Eu Suk; Hooper, David C. (The Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society for Chemotherapy, 2014)
      The quinolone class of antimicrobial agents is one of most widely used classes of antimicrobial agents in outpatient and inpatient treatment. However, quinolone resistance in gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria has ...
    • Enhanced Identification of Postoperative Infections among Inpatients 

      Noskin, Gary A.; Cunningham, Susan M.; Plaskett, Theresa; Fraser, Victoria J.; Olsen, Margaret A.; Tokars, Jerome I.; Solomon, Steven; Perl, Trish M.; Cosgrove, Sara E.; Tilson, Richard S.; Greenbaum, Maurice; Herwaldt, Loreen A.; Diekema, Daniel J.; Climo, Michael; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Zuccotti, Gianna; Hooper, David Crittenden; Sands, Kenneth Eliot Frederick; Tully, John Lawrence; Wong, Edward S.; Platt, Richard (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004)
      We evaluated antimicrobial exposure, discharge diagnoses, or both to identify surgical site infections (SSI). This retrospective cohort study in 13 hospitals involved weighted, random samples of records from 8,739 coronary ...
    • Genes Contributing to Staphylococcus aureus Fitness in Abscess- and Infection-Related Ecologies 

      Valentino, Michael D.; Foulston, Lucy; Sadaka, Ama; Kos, Veronica N.; Villet, Regis A.; Santa Maria, John; Lazinski, David W.; Camilli, Andrew; Walker, Suzanne; Hooper, David C.; Gilmore, Michael S. (American Society of Microbiology, 2014)
      ABSTRACT Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of both community- and hospital-acquired infections that are increasingly antibiotic resistant. The emergence of S. aureus resistance to even last-line antibiotics heightens ...
    • Natural history of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE): a systematic review 

      Shenoy, Erica S; Paras, Molly L; Noubary, Farzad; Walensky, Rochelle P; Hooper, David C (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: No published systematic reviews have assessed the natural history of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE). Time to clearance of ...