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Does antimicrobial coating and impregnation of urinary catheters prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection? A review of clinical and preclinical studies.

Expert Rev Med Devices 2019 Sep 6;16(9):809-820. Epub 2019 Sep 6.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine , Houston , TX , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2019.1661774DOI Listing
September 2019

Private Rooms in Low Acuity Settings: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

HERD 2018 01 23;11(1):57-74. Epub 2017 Aug 23.

3 Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1937586717702597DOI Listing
January 2018

Coating of silicone with mannoside-PAMAM dendrimers to enhance formation of non-pathogenic Escherichia coli biofilms against colonization of uropathogens.

Acta Biomater 2017 12 9;64:200-210. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2017.10.008DOI Listing
December 2017

An update on emerging therapies for urinary tract infections.

Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 2017 03 28;22(1):53-62. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

d Department of Infectious Diseases , University of Arizona , Tucson , AZ , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14728214.2017.1293650DOI Listing
March 2017

Predicting clinical outcomes in patients with negative peripheral and positive central blood culture with coagulase negative Staphylococcus species.

Hosp Pract (1995) 2016 Oct 28;44(4):179-182. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

a Section of Infectious Diseases , Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center , Houston , TX , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21548331.2016.1176862DOI Listing
October 2016

Reply to Werth et al.

Clin Infect Dis 2016 07 8;63(2):282. Epub 2016 May 8.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw287DOI Listing
July 2016

Reply to Dr Fierer.

Clin Infect Dis 2016 Apr 6;62(7):954. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ1226DOI Listing
April 2016

Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of antibiotics and antiseptics for preventing infection in people receiving primary total hip and knee prostheses.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 Nov 10;59(11):6696-707. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01331-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4604400PMC
November 2015

Ceftolozane-tazobactam versus levofloxacin in urinary tract infection - Authors' reply.

Lancet 2015 Sep;386(10000):1242

Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00263-9DOI Listing
September 2015

Anti-biofilm agents in control of device-related infections.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2015 ;831:137-46

Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09782-4_9DOI Listing
April 2015

Infections Associated with Inflatable Penile Prostheses.

Sex Med Rev 2014 Oct 19;2(3-4):134-140. Epub 2015 Oct 19.

Spinal Cord Injury and Medical Care Lines, Infectious Disease Section, Michael E. DeBakey and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smrj.30DOI Listing
October 2014

The expanding horizon of prosthetic joint infections.

J Appl Biomater Funct Mater 2014 Jun 12;12(1):1-12. Epub 2014 Jun 12.

1 Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona - USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jabfm.5000202DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6161774PMC
June 2014

Short versus long course of antibiotics for catheter-associated urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled noninferiority trial.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Feb 11;95(2):290-6. Epub 2013 Sep 11.

Dan L. Duncan Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2013.09.003DOI Listing
February 2014

North American consensus document on infection of penile prostheses.

Urology 2013 Oct 16;82(4):937-42. Epub 2013 Aug 16.

Department of Urology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2013.05.048DOI Listing
October 2013

Clinical significance of Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria at a tertiary care hospital.

Scand J Infect Dis 2013 Sep 1;45(9):688-95. Epub 2013 Jul 1.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2013.803291DOI Listing
September 2013

Comparison of bacterial adherence to titanium versus polyurethane for cardiac implantable electronic devices.

Am J Cardiol 2013 Jun 20;111(12):1764-6. Epub 2013 Mar 20.

Division of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.02.035DOI Listing
June 2013

Bioprosthetic mitral valve endocarditis after percutaneous device closure of severe paravalvular leak.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 May;95(5):1787-9

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.051DOI Listing
May 2013

Prevention and treatment of urinary catheter-associated infections.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2013 Apr;15(2):116-23

Section of Infectious Diseases, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX, 77030, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-013-0316-6DOI Listing
April 2013

Characteristics of biofilm on tunneled cuffed hemodialysis catheters in the presence and absence of clinical infection.

Am J Kidney Dis 2012 Dec 15;60(6):976-82. Epub 2012 Jul 15.

Renal Section, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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December 2012

Staphylococcus aureus Bacteriuria: Source, Clinical Relevance, and Management.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2012 Dec;14(6):601-6

Section of Infectious Diseases, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX, 77030, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-012-0290-4DOI Listing
December 2012

Prevention and management of hemodialysis catheter infections.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2012 Dec;10(12):1447-55

Renal Section, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center & Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, 111-J, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1586/eri.12.134
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December 2012

Bacterial interference for prevention of urinary tract infection.

Clin Infect Dis 2012 Nov 24;55(10):1400-7. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Medical and Spinal Cord Injury Care Lines, Infectious Disease Section, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cis639DOI Listing
November 2012

Antibiotics and antiseptics to prevent infection in cardiac rhythm management device implantation surgery.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2012 Nov 4;35(11):1348-60. Epub 2012 Sep 4.

Baylor College of Medicine, Center for Prostheses Infection, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03506.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03506.xDOI Listing
November 2012

Sepsis syndrome, bloodstream infections, and device-related infections.

Med Clin North Am 2012 Nov;96(6):1203-23

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mcna.2012.08.008DOI Listing
November 2012

Device-related infective endocarditis, with special consideration of implanted intravascular and cardiac devices in a predominantly male population.

Scand J Infect Dis 2012 Oct 10;44(10):753-60. Epub 2012 Jun 10.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 286, N1319, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2012.678882DOI Listing
October 2012

Prosthetic joint infections.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2012 Oct;14(5):551-7

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 200 W. Arbor Drive, NARF 307, MC 8415, San Diego, CA, 92103, USA,

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11908-012-0284-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-012-0284-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3433240PMC
October 2012

N-acetylcysteine lock solution prevents catheter-associated bacteremia in rabbits.

Int J Artif Organs 2012 Oct;35(10):893-7

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/ijao.5000139DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3751799PMC
October 2012

Infectious complications associated with percutaneous nephrostomy catheters: do we know enough?

Int J Artif Organs 2012 Oct;35(10):898-907

Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030-3498, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/ijao.5000146DOI Listing
October 2012

Infections of cardiac implantable electronic devices: a retrospective multicenter observational study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2012 May;91(3):123-30

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0b013e31825592a7DOI Listing
May 2012

New strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

Nat Rev Urol 2012 Apr 17;9(6):305-14. Epub 2012 Apr 17.

Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, BCM 286, Room N-1319, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030-3498, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrurol.2012.68DOI Listing
April 2012

Role of antibiofilm-antimicrobial agents in controlling device-related infections.

Int J Artif Organs 2011 Sep;34(9):752-8

Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/ijao.5000024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3251652PMC
September 2011

Cardiovascular implantable device infections.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2011 Aug;13(4):333-42

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1460, Houston, TX, 77030, USA,

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11908-011-0187-7
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August 2011

Multicenter randomized controlled trial of bacterial interference for prevention of urinary tract infection in patients with neurogenic bladder.

Urology 2011 Aug 17;78(2):341-6. Epub 2011 Jun 17.

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2011.03.062DOI Listing
August 2011

In vitro efficacy of antimicrobial-treated drainage catheters in preventing bacterial colonization in biological fluids.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011 Jul;32(7):731-2

Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/660856DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3117245PMC
July 2011

Spinal epidural abscess and subdural empyema.

Handb Clin Neurol 2010 19;96:91-9. Epub 2010 Jan 19.

Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0072-9752(09)96007-9DOI Listing
December 2010

Mechanical integrity of hemodialysis catheters after exposure to a novel catheter lock solution.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 Nov;31(11):1124-9

Section of Infectious Diseases and Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/656749DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3100673PMC
November 2010

Bacterial translocation across ePTFE vascular graft surfaces.

J Infect 2010 Jun 1;60(6):486-90. Epub 2010 Apr 1.

Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2010.03.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3767992PMC
June 2010

Comparison of Escherichia coli strains as agents for bacterial interference.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 Jun;31(6):659-61

Center for Prostheses Infection, Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/653070DOI Listing
June 2010

Nonstaphylococcal infections of cardiac implantable electronic devices.

Circulation 2010 May 3;121(19):2085-91. Epub 2010 May 3.

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 286, Room N1319, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.936708DOI Listing
May 2010

Risk factors for subsequent diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 Mar;31(3):298-301

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/650756DOI Listing
March 2010

Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis.

N Engl J Med 2010 Jan;362(1):18-26

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa0810988DOI Listing
January 2010

Comparative assessment of antimicrobial activities of antibiotic-treated penile prostheses.

Eur Urol 2009 Dec 30;56(6):1039-45. Epub 2008 Dec 30.

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2008.12.020DOI Listing
December 2009

Incubation alone is adequate as a culturing technique for cardiac rhythm management devices.

J Clin Microbiol 2009 Dec 21;47(12):4168-70. Epub 2009 Oct 21.

Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://jcm.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/JCM.01354-09
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2786629PMC
December 2009

Antimicrobial and antibiofilm efficacy of triclosan and DispersinB combination.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2009 Jul 14;64(1):88-93. Epub 2009 May 14.

Center for Prostheses Infections and Infectious Disease Section, Michael E Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkp158DOI Listing
July 2009

Comparative efficacies of telavancin and vancomycin in preventing device-associated colonization and infection by Staphylococcus aureus in rabbits.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009 Jun 13;53(6):2626-8. Epub 2009 Apr 13.

Infectious Disease Section and Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine, 1333 Moursund Avenue, Suite A221, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01101-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2687217PMC
June 2009

Candida in the ICU.

Clin Chest Med 2009 Jun;30(2):287-93, vi-vii

Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Infectious Disease Section (Room 4B-370), Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccm.2009.02.013DOI Listing
June 2009

Inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria in a tertiary care hospital.

Clin Infect Dis 2009 May;48(9):1182-8

Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/597403DOI Listing
May 2009

Efficacy of combination of N-acetylcysteine, gentamicin, and amphotericin B for prevention of microbial colonization of ventricular assist devices.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Feb;30(2):190-2

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/593205DOI Listing
February 2009

Antimicrobial therapy for bone and joint infections.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2009 Jan;11(1):7-13

Section of Infectious Diseases, Room 4B-370, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-009-0002-xDOI Listing
January 2009

Pilot trial of N-acetylcysteine and tigecycline as a catheter-lock solution for treatment of hemodialysis catheter-associated bacteremia.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008 Sep;29(9):894-7

Sections of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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September 2008

Efficacy of combination of chlorhexidine and protamine sulphate against device-associated pathogens.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2008 Mar 6;61(3):651-7. Epub 2008 Feb 6.

Center for Prostheses Infection and Infectious Disease Section, Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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March 2008

Gram-negative intravascular catheter-related bacteremia in patients with spinal cord injury.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2008 Feb;89(2):339-42

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Harlingen, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2007.08.151DOI Listing
February 2008

Skin response to delayed hypersensitivity testing in persons with unilateral stroke-related paresis: implications for people with spinal cord injury.

J Spinal Cord Med 2007 ;30(4):362-5

Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2007.11753952DOI Listing
October 2007

Prolonged bacterial exposure to minocycline/rifampicin-impregnated vascular catheters does not affect antimicrobial activity of catheters.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2007 Jul 24;60(1):148-51. Epub 2007 May 24.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Center for Prosthesis Infection, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkm173DOI Listing
July 2007

Healthcare costs associated with hemodialysis catheter-related infections: a single-center experience.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007 May 12;28(5):606-9. Epub 2007 Apr 12.

Renal Section, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/513617DOI Listing
May 2007

Combination of tigecycline and N-acetylcysteine reduces biofilm-embedded bacteria on vascular catheters.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2007 Apr 12;51(4):1556-8. Epub 2007 Jan 12.

Infectious Disease Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and Room 4B-370, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1855497PMC
April 2007

Prevention and treatment of aortic graft infection.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2007 Apr;5(2):305-15

The Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/14787210.5.2.305DOI Listing
April 2007

In vivo efficacy of antimicrobial-coated devices.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2007 Apr;89(4):792-7

Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine, 1333 Moursund Avenue, Suite A221, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.F.00414DOI Listing
April 2007

Coating urinary catheters with an avirulent strain of Escherichia coli as a means to establish asymptomatic colonization.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007 Jan 29;28(1):92-4. Epub 2006 Dec 29.

Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, Center for Prostheses Infection, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/510872DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2047818PMC
January 2007

Spinal epidural abscess.

N Engl J Med 2006 Nov;355(19):2012-20

Infectious Disease Section, the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/abs/10.1056/NEJMra055111
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November 2006

Vancomycin-induced elevation of liver enzyme levels.

Ann Pharmacother 2006 Jun 23;40(6):1186-9. Epub 2006 May 23.

Pharmacy Service and Section of Infectious Diseases, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1345/aph.1G668DOI Listing
June 2006

Bacterial interference for prevention of urinary tract infection: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot trial.

Clin Infect Dis 2005 Nov 13;41(10):1531-4. Epub 2005 Oct 13.

Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/497272DOI Listing
November 2005

Colicins prevent colonization of urinary catheters.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2005 Aug 24;56(2):413-5. Epub 2005 Jun 24.

Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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August 2005

Catheter-related vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium bacteremia: clinical and molecular epidemiology.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2005 Jul;26(7):658-61

Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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July 2005

Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2005 Feb;18(1):37-41

Department of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001432-200502000-00007DOI Listing
February 2005

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection due to Serratia marcescens.

J Infect 2005 Feb;50(2):138-41

Medical Service, Infectious Disease Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine, 1333 Moursund Avenue, Suite A221, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2003.09.005DOI Listing
February 2005

Inactivated influenza vaccination for people with spinal cord injury.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004 Nov;85(11):1886-9

Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease Section), Veterans Affairs Medical Center nd Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2004.03.022DOI Listing
November 2004

In vitro activity and in vivo efficacy of antimicrobial-coated vascular grafts.

Ann Vasc Surg 2004 Jul;18(4):497-501

Center for Prostheses Infection, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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July 2004

Role of biofilm in catheter-associated urinary tract infection.

Am J Infect Control 2004 May;32(3):177-83

Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2003.08.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2963581PMC
May 2004

Treatment of infections associated with surgical implants.

N Engl J Med 2004 Apr;350(14):1422-9

Center for Prostheses Infection and the Infectious Disease Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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April 2004

Candida infections of medical devices.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2004 Apr;17(2):255-67

Medical Service, Infectious Disease Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/cmr.17.2.255-267.2004DOI Listing
April 2004

Management of central venous catheters in patients with cancer and candidemia.

Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 26;38(8):1119-27. Epub 2004 Mar 26.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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April 2004

Catheter-associated infections: pathogenesis affects prevention.

Arch Intern Med 2004 Apr;164(8):842-50

Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2963580PMC
April 2004

Spinal epidural abscess presenting as intra-abdominal pathology: a case report and literature review.

J Emerg Med 2004 Jan;26(1):51-6

Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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January 2004

Antimicrobial approaches for preventing infections associated with surgical implants.

Clin Infect Dis 2003 May 9;36(10):1284-9. Epub 2003 May 9.

Center for Prostheses Infection and Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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May 2003