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The impact of recurrent cytomegalovirus infection on long-term survival in solid organ transplant recipients.

Transpl Infect Dis 2019 Dec 18;21(6):e13189. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tid.13189DOI Listing
December 2019

Diagnosis and management of diarrhea in solid-organ transplant recipients: Guidelines from the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice.

Clin Transplant 2019 Sep 10;33(9):e13550. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Medicine, The Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13550DOI Listing
September 2019

Reactivation of Latent Cytomegalovirus Infection after Major Surgery: Risk Factors and Outcomes.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2019 Jul 26;20(5):416-423. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

1 Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2018.245DOI Listing
July 2019

Reactivation of latent cytomegalovirus infection in patients with rheumatologic disease: a case-control study.

Rheumatol Int 2019 07 10;39(7):1229-1240. Epub 2019 May 10.

School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-019-04324-6DOI Listing
July 2019

Potential mortality benefit from secondary prophylaxis following CMV treatment completion may be due to confounding by transplant organ type.

Transpl Infect Dis 2019 04 6;21(2):e13051. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tid.13051DOI Listing
April 2019

Correlation of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease Severity and Mortality With CMV Viral Burden in CMV-Seropositive Donor and CMV-Seronegative Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 Feb 14;6(2):ofz003. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Department of Medicine and the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease, Tufts Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Masschusetts.

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https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/doi/10.1093/ofid/ofz00
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofz003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6366655PMC
February 2019

Absolute Lymphocyte Count: A Predictor of Recurrent Cytomegalovirus Disease in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.

Clin Infect Dis 2018 10;67(9):1395-1402

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy295DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6927884PMC
October 2018

A repeat offender: Recurrent extraintestinal Clostridium difficile infection following fecal microbiota transplantation.

Anaerobe 2018 Jun 21;51:68-72. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10759964183006
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anaerobe.2018.04.007DOI Listing
June 2018

Iron-related markers are associated with infection after liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2017 12;23(12):1541-1552

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.24817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5696081PMC
December 2017

Letermovir Prophylaxis for Cytomegalovirus in Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation.

N Engl J Med 2017 12 6;377(25):2433-2444. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

From the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital (F.M.M.) and Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine (D.R.S.), Boston; Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (P.L.); University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (R.F.C.); Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (J.M.); City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte (S.S.D.), and Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto (J.B.) - both in California; Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro-Majadahonda, Madrid (R.F.D.); Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada (S.H.); Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany (A.J.U., H.E.); Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic-Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima (Y. Katayama), and Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama (Y. Kanda) - both in Japan; University of Chicago, Chicago (K.M.M.); Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle (M.B.); Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (E.A.B.); and Merck, Kenilworth, NJ (M.J.D., V.L.T., H.W., Y.M., N.A.K., R.Y.L., C.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1706640DOI Listing
December 2017

Role of Secondary Prophylaxis With Valganciclovir in the Prevention of Recurrent Cytomegalovirus Disease in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.

Clin Infect Dis 2017 Nov;65(12):2000-2007

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cix696DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5850558PMC
November 2017

In Vitro Evaluation of the Activity of Imipenem-Relebactam against 451 Recent Clinical Isolates of Bacteroides Group and Related Species.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 10 23;60(10):6393-7. Epub 2016 Sep 23.

Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01125-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5038300PMC
October 2016

Increasing Infectious Endocarditis Admissions Among Young People Who Inject Drugs.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2016 Sep 26;3(3):ofw157. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Department of Public Health and Community Medicine , Tufts University School of Medicine , Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5084714PMC
September 2016

Editorial Commentary: Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction in Lung Transplant Recipients: Another Piece of the Puzzle.

Clin Infect Dis 2016 Feb 12;62(3):320-2. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ877DOI Listing
February 2016

Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Administration on Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Colonization in Adults with Comorbidities.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 Aug 26;59(8):4593-9. Epub 2015 May 26.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00300-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505284PMC
August 2015

Physician report cards and rankings yield long-lasting hand hygiene compliance exceeding 90%.

Crit Care 2015 Aug 14;19:292. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center and the Tufts University School of Medicine, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA, 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13054-015-1008-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4536705PMC
August 2015

Risk and safety of probiotics.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 May;60 Suppl 2:S129-34

Division of Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4490230PMC
May 2015

A national survey of infectious disease practitioners on their use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT).

Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 Jan 21;47(1):39-45. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

From the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center , Boston.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/00365548.2014.96
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January 2015

Horizontal infection control strategy decreases methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and eliminates bacteremia in a surgical ICU without active surveillance.

Crit Care Med 2014 Oct;42(10):2151-7

1Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Boston, MA. 2Division of Infectious and Geographic Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Boston, MA. 3Department of Medicine and the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000000501DOI Listing
October 2014

Activity of ceftolozane-tazobactam against a broad spectrum of recent clinical anaerobic isolates.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 25;58(2):1218-23. Epub 2013 Nov 25.

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02253-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3910869PMC
September 2014

Editorial commentary: the complexity of latent cytomegalovirus infection in stem cell donors.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Aug 20;59(4):482-3. Epub 2014 May 20.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu369DOI Listing
August 2014

The efficacy of daptomycin versus vancomycin for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection in patients with impaired renal function.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Jun 18;58(11):1533-9. Epub 2014 Mar 18.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu165DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4017894PMC
June 2014

Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae: analyzing knowledge and practice in healthcare providers.

PeerJ 2014 22;2:e405. Epub 2014 May 22.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine , Boston, MA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.405DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4034608PMC
June 2014

Prediction model for 30-day hospital readmissions among patients discharged receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Mar 19;58(6):812-9. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cit920DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3935501PMC
March 2014

Empiric antibiotic selection strategies for healthcare-associated pneumonia, intra-abdominal infections, and catheter-associated bacteremia.

Authors:
David R Snydman

J Hosp Med 2012 ;7 Suppl 1:S2-12

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 800 Washington St,Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jhm.980DOI Listing
February 2014

Empiric antibiotic selection strategies for healthcare-associated pneumonia, intra-abdominal infections, and catheter-associated bacteremia.

Authors:
David R Snydman

J Hosp Med 2012 ;7 Suppl 1:S2-S12

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jhm.980DOI Listing
February 2014

The impact of cefepime as first line therapy for neutropenic fever on Clostridium difficile rates among hematology and oncology patients.

Anaerobe 2013 Dec 15;24:79-81. Epub 2013 Oct 15.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anaerobe.2013.10.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3876480PMC
December 2013

Are we ready for an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy bundle? A critical appraisal of the evidence.

Clin Infect Dis 2013 Aug 9;57(3):419-24. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cit211DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3703103PMC
August 2013

A nationwide survey of antimicrobial stewardship practices.

Clin Ther 2013 Jun;35(6):758-765.e20

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinthera.2013.05.013DOI Listing
June 2013

Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae: a statewide survey of detection in Massachusetts hospitals.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012 Sep 24;33(9):954-6. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/667377DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4034447PMC
September 2012

The impact of CMV prevention on long-term recipient and graft survival in heart transplant recipients: analysis of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) database.

Clin Transplant 2011 Jul-Aug;25(4):E455-62. Epub 2011 Apr 19.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-0012.2011.01459.xDOI Listing
January 2012

Why did maribavir fail in stem-cell transplants?

Authors:
David R Snydman

Lancet Infect Dis 2011 Apr 15;11(4):255-7. Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Box 238, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70033-0DOI Listing
April 2011

Predicting high vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections.

Clin Infect Dis 2011 Apr;52(8):997-1002

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cir118DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3070034PMC
April 2011

Update and review: state-of-the-art management of cytomegalovirus infection and disease following thoracic organ transplantation.

Transplant Proc 2011 Apr;43(3 Suppl):S1-S17

Chief of Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Hospital Epidemiologist, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2011.02.069DOI Listing
April 2011

In vitro activity of ceftaroline against a broad spectrum of recent clinical anaerobic isolates.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011 Jan 1;55(1):421-5. Epub 2010 Nov 1.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00868-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3019628PMC
January 2011

A multifaceted approach to education, observation, and feedback in a successful hand hygiene campaign.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2011 Jan;37(1):3-10

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1553-7250(11)37001-8DOI Listing
January 2011

Cytomegalovirus prevention and long-term recipient and graft survival in pediatric heart transplant recipients.

Transplantation 2010 Dec;90(12):1432-8

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0b013e3181ffba7eDOI Listing
December 2010

Leflunomide: a small step forward in meeting the urgent need for treatment of drug-resistant cytomegalovirus infection.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Transplantation 2010 Aug;90(4):362-3

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0b013e3181e8a6c9DOI Listing
August 2010

Increased serum iron levels and infectious complications after liver transplantation.

Clin Infect Dis 2010 Aug;51(3):e16-23

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/654802DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2897927PMC
August 2010

International consensus guidelines on the management of cytomegalovirus in solid organ transplantation.

Transplantation 2010 Apr;89(7):779-95

Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0b013e3181cee42fDOI Listing
April 2010

Risk factors for death after sepsis in patients immunosuppressed before the onset of sepsis.

Scand J Infect Dis 2009 ;41(6-7):469-79

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365540902962756DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4129637PMC
March 2010

Symposium to honor the legacy of Francis P. Tally, MD. Introduction.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Clin Infect Dis 2010 Jan;50 Suppl 1:S1-3

Division of Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/647936DOI Listing
January 2010

In vitro activities of doripenem, a new broad-spectrum carbapenem, against recently collected clinical anaerobic isolates, with emphasis on the Bacteroides fragilis group.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008 Dec 6;52(12):4492-6. Epub 2008 Oct 6.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Box 238, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2592885PMC
December 2008

Persistent clinical impact of cytomegalovirus in organ transplantation.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Clin Infect Dis 2008 Oct;47(7):883-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/591533DOI Listing
October 2008

Contemporary management of cytomegalovirus infection in transplant recipients: guidelines from an IHMF workshop, 2007.

Herpes 2008 Oct;15(1):4-12

Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK.

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October 2008

Antibiotic exposure and room contamination among patients colonized with vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008 Aug;29(8):709-15

Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/589582DOI Listing
August 2008

Destruction of isolates from the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Laboratory.

Clin Infect Dis 2008 Apr;46(7):1053-9

Department of Medicine, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts-New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/528853DOI Listing
April 2008

The safety of probiotics.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Clin Infect Dis 2008 Feb;46 Suppl 2:S104-11; discussion S144-51

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/523331DOI Listing
February 2008

Prophylaxis and treatment of cytomegalovirus disease in recipients of solid organ transplants: current approach and future challenges.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2007 Aug;20(4):419-24

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0b013e32821f6026DOI Listing
August 2007

Daptomycin in the treatment of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium bacteremia in neutropenic patients.

J Infect 2007 Jun 26;54(6):567-71. Epub 2006 Dec 26.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Box 041, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2006.11.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1945103PMC
June 2007

The potential role for iron overload and fungal infection in liver transplantation.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Liver Transpl 2006 Dec;12(12):1731-2

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.20871DOI Listing
December 2006

The case for cytomegalovirus prophylaxis in solid organ transplantation.

Authors:
David R Snydman

Rev Med Virol 2006 Sep-Oct;16(5):289-95

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rmv.514DOI Listing
November 2006

Preventing post-organ transplantation cytomegalovirus disease with ganciclovir: a meta-analysis comparing prophylactic and preemptive therapies.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 Oct 23;43(7):869-80. Epub 2006 Aug 23.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02446, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/507337DOI Listing
October 2006

Hypogammaglobulinemia in liver transplant recipients: incidence, timing, risk factors, and outcomes.

Transplantation 2006 Mar;81(5):697-703

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.tp.0000180531.66518.9eDOI Listing
March 2006

The impact of gown-use requirement on hand hygiene compliance.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 Feb 28;42(3):370-6. Epub 2005 Dec 28.

Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/498906DOI Listing
February 2006

Impact of cytomegalovirus prophylaxis on rejection following orthotopic liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2005 Dec;11(12):1597-602

Divisions of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts-New England Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.20523DOI Listing
December 2005

Lactobacillus GG: bacteriology and clinical applications.

Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2005 Sep;34(3):483-98, ix

Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, NEMC #041, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gtc.2005.05.011DOI Listing
September 2005

Fluconazole MIC and the fluconazole dose/MIC ratio correlate with therapeutic response among patients with candidemia.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2005 Aug;49(8):3171-7

University of Florida College of Medicine, P.O. Box 100277, JHMHC, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.49.8.3171-3177.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1196236PMC
August 2005

Evaluation of the in vitro activity of NVP-LMB415 against clinical anaerobic isolates with emphasis on the Bacteroides fragilis group.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2005 Jun 11;55(6):1024-8. Epub 2005 Apr 11.

Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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June 2005

Transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2005 Jun;24(6):566-7

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June 2005

Viral prophylaxis in organ transplant patients.

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March 2005

Counterpoint: prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and CMV disease in recipients of solid organ transplants: the case for prophylaxis.

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March 2005

The clinical impact of ganciclovir prophylaxis on the occurrence of bacteremia in orthotopic liver transplant recipients.

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November 2004

Intra-abdominal infections: review of the bacteriology, antimicrobial susceptibility and the role of ertapenem in their therapy.

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June 2004

Iron storage indices: novel predictors of bacteremia in hemodialysis patients initiating intravenous iron therapy.

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April 2004

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections: cause for concern?

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November 2003

Role of environmental contamination as a risk factor for acquisition of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in patients treated in a medical intensive care unit.

Arch Intern Med 2003 Sep;163(16):1905-12

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September 2003

Emergence of fluoroquinolone resistance among Bacteroides species.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2003 Aug 15;52(2):208-13. Epub 2003 Jul 15.

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August 2003

Shifting patterns in the epidemiology of nosocomial Candida infections.

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May 2003

Reduced acquisition of vancomycin-resistant enterococci: gown effect or confounding?

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February 2003

Resource utilization among patients with sepsis syndrome.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2003 Jan;24(1):62-70

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January 2003

Association between the presence of enterococcal virulence factors gelatinase, hemolysin, and enterococcal surface protein and mortality among patients with bacteremia due to Enterococcus faecalis.

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Infectious Disease Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA.

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September 2002

Attributable mortality of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia.

Clin Infect Dis 2002 Jun 24;34(12):1653-6. Epub 2002 May 24.

Department of Medicine, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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June 2002

Clinical utility of blood cultures drawn from central venous or arterial catheters in critically ill surgical patients.

Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;30(1):7-13

Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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January 2002