Publications by authors named "Cesar A Arias"

100Publications

Scientific evidence for the control of antimicrobial resistance.

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2020 17;44:e128. Epub 2020 Dec 17.

Pan American Association of Infectious Diseases Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Pan American Association of Infectious Diseases, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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December 2020

IS26-mediated amplification of blaOXA-1 and blaCTX-M-15 with concurrent outer membrane porin disruption associated with de novo carbapenem resistance in a recurrent bacteraemia cohort.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2020 Nov 9. Epub 2020 Nov 9.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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November 2020

Resistance in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci.

Infect Dis Clin North Am 2020 Dec;34(4):751-771

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 2.112, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG); Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 2.112, Houston, TX 77030, USA; University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA; Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, International Center for Microbial Genomics, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Dynamics of Dissemination from Non-CG258 to Other via IncN Plasmids in an Area of High Endemicity.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 11 17;64(12). Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Bacteria and Cancer Group, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia.

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November 2020

Strain-Specific Adaptations of to Serial In Vitro Passage in Daptomycin (DAP): Genotypic and Phenotypic Characteristics.

Antibiotics (Basel) 2020 Aug 15;9(8). Epub 2020 Aug 15.

Division of Infectious Diseases, The Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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August 2020

Measles or Not Measles? That Is the Question!

Open Forum Infect Dis 2020 Aug 22;7(8):ofaa311. Epub 2020 Jul 22.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.

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August 2020

Bullous and Necrotic Skin Lesions in a Cirrhotic Patient.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Jun;71(1):237-240

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.

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June 2020

Bacteriophage-Antibiotic Combinations for Enterococcus faecium with Varying Bacteriophage and Daptomycin Susceptibilities.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 08 20;64(9). Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Anti-Infective Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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August 2020

Detection of heterogeneous vancomycin intermediate resistance in MRSA isolates from Latin America.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2020 Sep;75(9):2424-2431

Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, International Center for Microbial Genomics, Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia.

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September 2020

A Young Diabetic Patient With Sepsis After Gardening.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2020 May 15;7(5):ofaa159. Epub 2020 May 15.

Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, International Center for Microbial Genomics, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia.

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May 2020

Outcomes of Patients with Bloodstream Infections Caused by Ampicillin-Susceptible but Penicillin-Resistant Enterococcus faecalis: Caution in Interpreting the Results.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 03 24;64(4). Epub 2020 Mar 24.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.

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March 2020

Molecular and clinical epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in the USA (CRACKLE-2): a prospective cohort study.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 06 6;20(6):731-741. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA; Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA; Departments of Pharmacology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA; CWRU-Cleveland VAMC Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Epidemiology, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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June 2020

Tedizolid as Step-Down Therapy following Daptomycin versus Continuation of Daptomycin against Enterococci and Methicillin- and Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Rat Endocarditis Model.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 04 21;64(5). Epub 2020 Apr 21.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

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April 2020

Impact of Daptomycin Dose Exposure Alone or in Combination with β-Lactams or Rifampin against Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in an Biofilm Model.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 04 21;64(5). Epub 2020 Apr 21.

Anti-Infective Research Laboratory, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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April 2020

Novel Insights into the Classification of Staphylococcal β-Lactamases in Relation to the Cefazolin Inoculum Effect.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 04 21;64(5). Epub 2020 Apr 21.

Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, International Center for Microbial Genomics, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia

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April 2020

Simultaneous Infection with and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Harboring Multiple Carbapenemases in a Returning Traveler Colonized with Candida auris.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 01 27;64(2). Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

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January 2020

A Fatal Case of Disseminated Mucormycosis Mimicking a Malignancy.

Mycopathologia 2019 10 12;184(5):699-700. Epub 2019 Oct 12.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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October 2019

Corrigendum to " Resistance to Ceftolozane/Tazobactam in Arising by AmpC- and Non-AmpC-Mediated Pathways".

Case Rep Infect Dis 2019;2019:8314349. Epub 2019 Sep 2.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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September 2019

Analysis of Sinonasal Microbiota in Exacerbations of Chronic Rhinosinusitis Subgroups.

OTO Open 2019 Jul-Sep;3(3):2473974X19875100. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.

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September 2019

Environment Shapes the Accessible Daptomycin Resistance Mechanisms in Enterococcus faecium.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 10 23;63(10). Epub 2019 Sep 23.

Department of BioSciences, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

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October 2019

Risk factors associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections in hospitalized patients in Colombia.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 Oct 19;87:60-66. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA; Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, International Center for Microbial Genomics, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia; Center for Infectious Diseases, UTHealth, School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA.

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October 2019

Pharmacodynamics of daptomycin in combination with other antibiotics for the treatment of enterococcal bacteraemia.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2019 Sep 5;54(3):346-350. Epub 2019 Jul 5.

Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; Division of Infectious Diseases, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Investigation of temporal and spatial heterogeneities of the immune responses to infection in the lung and spleen of mice via analysis and modeling of dynamic microarray gene expression data.

Infect Dis Model 2019 7;4:215-226. Epub 2019 Jun 7.

Department of Biostatistics and Data Science, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

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June 2019

Novel Strategies for the Management of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcal Infections.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2019 May 22;21(7):22. Epub 2019 May 22.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG), UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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May 2019

Shape Follows Function: Gastrointestinal Signals for Enterococcal Colonization.

Trends Mol Med 2019 06 17;25(6):464-466. Epub 2019 May 17.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA; Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, International Center for Microbial Genomics, Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia. Electronic address:

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June 2019

Lactococcus garvieae, an unusual pathogen in infective endocarditis: case report and review of the literature.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Apr 3;19(1):301. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UTHealth - McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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April 2019

Reply to Koehler et al.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 08;69(5):901-902

College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, Kingston.

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August 2019

Resistance to Ceftolozane/Tazobactam in Arising by AmpC- and Non-AmpC-Mediated Pathways.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2018 23;2018:9095203. Epub 2018 Dec 23.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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December 2018

Efficacy of Tedizolid against Enterococci and Staphylococci, Including Strains, in a Mouse Peritonitis Model.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 04 27;63(4). Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.

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April 2019

LiaR-independent pathways to daptomycin resistance in Enterococcus faecalis reveal a multilayer defense against cell envelope antibiotics.

Mol Microbiol 2019 03 24;111(3):811-824. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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March 2019

Mutations in and Correlate with Daptomycin Resistance in and .

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 02 29;63(2). Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics and Division of Infectious Diseases, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

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February 2019

Two Mutations Commonly Associated with Daptomycin Resistance in Enterococcus faecium LiaS and LiaR Appear To Function Epistatically in LiaFSR Signaling.

Biochemistry 2018 12 27;57(49):6797-6805. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Biosciences , Rice University , Houston , Texas 77005 , United States.

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December 2018

A 19-year old man with IgA vasculitis after vaccination.

Braz J Infect Dis 2018 Sep - Oct;22(5):442-444. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

UTHealth - McGovern Medical School, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Houston, United States; UTHealth - McGovern Medical School, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) and Division of Infectious Diseases, Houston, United States; UTHealth - School of Public Health, Center for Infectious Diseases, Houston, United States; Universidad El Bosque, Centro Internacional de Genómica Microbiana, Unidad de Genética Molecular y Resistencia Antimicrobiana, Bogota, Colombia. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Adjunctive Clavulanic Acid Abolishes the Cefazolin Inoculum Effect in an Experimental Rat Model of Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018 11 24;62(11). Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, UTHealth, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.

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November 2018

Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance among hospital-associated pathogens.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2018 04 16;16(4):269-287. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

a Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics , University of Texas McGovern Medical School , Houston , Texas , USA.

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April 2018

Association of daptomycin dosing regimen and mortality in patients with VRE bacteraemia: a review.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 09;73(9):2277-2283

Division of Pharmacy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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September 2018

Long-term Use of Tedizolid as Suppressive Therapy for Recurrent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Graft Infection.

Clin Infect Dis 2018 06;66(12):1975-1976

Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas.

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June 2018

Distinct Genetic Diversity of Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from Colombian Hospitals.

Microb Drug Resist 2018 Jan/Feb;24(1):48-54. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

1 Bacterial Resistance and Hospital Epidemiology Unit, International Center for Medical Research and Training (CIDEIM) , Cali, Colombia .

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August 2018

Efficacy of Ceftaroline against Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Exhibiting the Cefazolin High-Inoculum Effect in a Rat Model of Endocarditis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 07 27;61(7). Epub 2017 Jun 27.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.

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July 2017

Efficacy of Telavancin Alone and in Combination with Ampicillin in a Rat Model of Enterococcus faecalis Endocarditis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 06 24;61(6). Epub 2017 May 24.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

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June 2017

Ceftaroline-Resistant, Daptomycin-Tolerant, and Heterogeneous Vancomycin-Intermediate Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Causing Infective Endocarditis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 03 23;61(3). Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Department of Medicine, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

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March 2017

Daptomycin non-susceptible Enterococcus faecium in leukemia patients: Role of prior daptomycin exposure.

J Infect 2017 03 11;74(3):243-247. Epub 2016 Nov 11.

Division of Pharmacy, Unit 0090, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77225, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2017

Mechanism of Action and Resistance to Daptomycin in Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococci.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2016 Nov 1;6(11). Epub 2016 Nov 1.

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Houston, Texas 77030.

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November 2016