University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Publications 2013

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2013 Publications


  • Poulsen KP, Pillers DM, Conway JH, Faith NG, Czuprynski CJ. Post-parturient shedding of Listeria monocytogenes in breast milk of infected mice [corrected]. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2013. 6(2): 145-51.

  • Kirk GD, Himelhoch SS, Westergaard RP, Beckwith CG. Using Mobile Health technology to Improve HIV Care for Persons Living with HIV and Substance Abuse AIDS Res Treat. December 2013. [Epub ahead of print.]

  • Shaikh N, Wald ER, Jeong JH, Kurs-Lasky M, Bowen A, Flom LL, Hoberman A. Predicting Response to Antimicrobial Therapy in Children with Acute Sinusitis J Pediatr. December 2013. [Epub ahead of print.]

  • Cole GT, Hung CY, Sanderson SD, Hurtgen BJ, Wuthrich M, Klein BS, Deepe GS, Ostroff GR, Levitz SM. Novel strategies to Enhance Vaccine Immunity against Coccidioidomycosis PLoS Pathog. December 2013. 9(12):e1003768.

  • Lewis JS II, Lepak AJ, Thompson GR III, Craig WAAndes DR, Sabol-Dzintars KE, Jorgensen JH. Failure of Clindamycn to Eradicate Infection wtih Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci Inducibly Resistant to Clindamycin in an Animal Model and in Human Infections Antimicrob Agents Chemother. December 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Anderson M, Ottum A, Zerbel S, Sethi A, Safdar N. Are hospitalized patients aware of the risks and consequences of central-line associated bloodstream infections? Am J Infect Control. December 2013. 41(12): 1275-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.05.027.

  • Purvis S, Gion T, Kennedy G, Rees S, Safdar N, Vandenbergh S, Weber J. Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection: A Successful Prevention Effort Employing A Multipronged Initiative at an Academic Medical Center. J Nurs Care Qual. December 2013. [Epub ahead of print.]

  • Chopra V, Safdar N. Reply to parcell et Al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. December 2013. 34(12): 1329-30. DOI: 10.1086/673997.

  • Schulz L, Osterby K, Fox B. The Use of Best Practice Alerts with the Development of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Navigator to Promote Antibiotic De-escalation in the Electronic Medical Record Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. December 2013. 34(12): 1259-65. DOI: 10.1086/673977.


  • Kirk GD, Linas BS, Westergaard RP, Piggott D, Bollinger RC, Chang LW, Genz A. The Exposure Assessment in Current Time Study: Implementation, Feasibility, and Acceptability of Real-Time Data Collection in a Community Cohort of Illicit Drug Users AIDS Res Treat. 2013. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

  • Green, Julianne V, Orsborn, Kris I., Zhang, Minlu, Tan, Queenie K-G, Greis, Kenneth D., Porollo, Aleksey, Andes, David R., Long, Jason Lu, Hostetter, Margaret K. Heparin binding motifs and biofilm formation in Candida albicans. Journal of Infectious Diseases. November 2013. 208(10): 1695-704. DOI:10.1093/infdis/jit391.

  • Richer SM, Smedema ML, Durkin MM, Brandhorst TT, Hage CA, Connolly PA, Leland DS, Davis TE, Klein BS, Wheat LJ.& Development of a Highly Sensitive and Specific Blastomycosis Antibody Enzyme Immunoassay Using Blastomyces dermatitidis Surface Protein BAD-1. Clin Vaccine Immunol. November 2013. [Epub ahead of print.]

  • Lepak, A.J., Marchillo, K., Van Hecker, J., Diekema, D., Andes, D.R. Isavuconazole Pharmacodynamic Target Determination for Candida species in an In Vivo Murine Disseminated Candidiasis Model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. November 2013. 57(11): 5642-8. DOI:10.1128/AAC.01354-13.

  • Lepak, Alexander J., Marchillo, karen, Vanhecker J., Andes, David R. Impact of in vivo Triazole and Echinocandin Combination Therapy for Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Enhanced Efficacy against Cyp51 Mutant Isolates Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. November 2013. 57(11): 5438-47. DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00833-13

  • Haemel AK, Bearden A, Longley BJ, Crnich C. Black spots in the returning traveler. Dermatology Online Journal. November 2013. 19(11): 20393.

  • Shah AP, Cobb BT, Lower DR, Shaikh N, Rasmussen J, Hoberman A, Wald ER, Rosendorff A, Hickey RN. Enhanced vs. Automated Urinalysis for screening of Urinary Tract Infections in Children in the Emergency Department Pediatr Infect Dis. November 2013.

  • Labrique AB, Kirk GD, Westergaard RP, Nerritt MW. Ethical issues in mHealth research involving persons living with HIV/AIDS and substance abuse. AIDS Res Treat. 2013. 2013:189645. DOI: 10.1155/2013/189645.

  • Andes, David R., Reynolds, Daniel K., Van Wart, Scott A., Lepak, Alexander J., Kovanda, Laura L, Bhavnani, Sujata M. Clinical Pharmacodynamic Index Identification for Micafungin in Esophageal Candidiasis: Dosing Strategy Optimization. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. November 2013. 57(11): 5714-6. DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01057-13.


  • Vandevusse L, Hanson L, Safdar N. Perinatal outcomes of prenatal probiotic and prebiotic administration: an integrative review J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. Oct-Dec 2013. 27(4): 288-301. DOI: 10.1097/JPN.0b013e3182a1e15d.

  • Ng JK, Schulz LT, Rose WE, Fox BC, Andes DR, Buhr KA, Fish JT. Daptomycin dosing based on ideal body weight versus actual body weight: comparison of clinical outcomes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. October 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01018-13.

  • Demuri G, Wald ER. Acute bacterial sinusitis in chiildren Pediatr Rev. October 2013. 34(10): 429-37. DOI: 10.1542/pir.34-10-429.

  • Sevedmousavi S, Mouton JW, Verweij PE, Andes DR. Continuous infusion of amphotericin B deoxycholate for the treatment of life-threatening Candida infections. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. October 2013. 188(8): 1033. DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201304-0668LE.

  • Taff HT, Mitchell KF, Edward JA, Andes DR. Mechanisms of Candida biofilm drug resistance Future Microbiol. October 2013. 8:1325-1337. DOI: 10.2217/fmb.10.101

  • Harris AD, Pineles L, Belton B, Johnson K, Shardell M, Loeb M, Newhouse R, Dembry L, Braun B, Perencevich EN, Hall KK, Morgan DJ, BUGG investigators including Safdar N. Universal Glove and Gown Use and Acquisition of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in the ICU JAMA. October 2013. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.277815.

  • Smith JA, Riddell J 4th, Kauffman CA. Cutaneous manifestations of endemic mycoses Curr Infect Dis Rep. October 2013. 15(5): 440-9. DOI: 10.1007/s11908-013-0352-2.

  • Abad CL, Pulia MS, Safdar N. Does the Nose Know? An Update on MRSA Decolonization Strategies. Curr Infect Dis Rep. October 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Shaikh N, Hoberman A, Colborn DK, Kearney DH, Jeong JH, Kurs-Lasky M, Barbadora KA, Bowen A, Flom LL, Wald ER. Are Nasopharyngeal cultures useful in diagnosis of acute bacterial sinusitis in children? Ciln Pediatr (Phila). October 2013. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Maki DG. Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis on removal of urinary catheters reduces symptomatic urinary tract infections Ann Intern Med. October 2013. 159*8): JC9. DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-8-201310150-02009.

  • Safdar N, O'Horo JC, Maki DG.Arterial catheter-related bloodstream infection: incidence, pathogenesis, risk factors, and prevention.Journal of Hospital Infection. October 2013. 1-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.06.018.

  • Assi, M, Martin, S., Wheat, LJ, Hage, C, Freifeld, A, Avery R, Baddley, J, Vergidis, P, Miller, R, Andes, D, Young, JH, Hammoud, K, Huprikar, S, McKinsey, D, Myint, T, Garcia-Diaz, J, Esguerra, E, Kwak EJ, Morris M, Mullane, K, Prakash, V, Burdette, S, Sandid, M, Dickter, J, Ostander, D, Antoun SA, Kaul, DR. Histoplasmosis After Solid Organ Transplantation Clinical Infectious Diseases. October 2013.

  • Rees S, Houlahan B, Safdar N, Sanford-Ring S, Shore T, Schmitz M. Success of a multimodal program to improve hand hygiene compliance. J Nurs Care Qual. Oct-Dec 2013. 28(4): 312-8. DOI: 10.1097/NCQ.0b013e3182902404.

  • Lepak, AJ, Marchillo, K, vanHecker, J, Andes, DR. Isavuconazole (BAL4815) Pharmacodynamic Target Determination in an in vivo Murine Model of Invasive Pulomonary Aspergilliosis against Wild Type and Cyp51 Mutant Isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. October 2013.

  • Pulia, Michael S., Calderone, Mary, Hansen, Brad, Stake, Christine E., Cichon, Mark, Li, Zhanhai, Safdar, Nasia. Feasibility of rapid polymerase chain reaction for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization among emergency department patients with abscesses. Open access Emergency Medicine, Dovepress. October 2013. (5): 17 - 22.

  • Brennan MB, Kolehmainen C, Barocas J, Isaac C, Crnich CJ, Sosman JM. Barriers and facilitators of universal HIV screening among internal medicine residents. WMJ. 2013 Oct;112(5):199-205. PMID: 24734414.

  • Gavala ML, Liu YP, Lenertz LY, Zeng L, Blanchette JB, Guadarrama AG, Denlinger LC, Bertics PJ, Smith JA.  Nucleotide receptor P2RX7 stimulation enhances LPS-induced interferon-β production in murine macrophages. J Leukoc Biol 94(4). 2013 Oct.  pp759-68. DOI: 10.1189/jlb.0712351. PMID: 23911869.  PMCID: PMC3774844.  [Epub 2013 Aug 2] 


  • Gauthier, G.M., Keller, N.P. Crossover fungal pathogens: The biology and pathogenesis of fungi capable of crossing kingdoms to infect plants and humans. Fungal Genet. Biol. (2013),

  • Lockridge, Jennifer L., Zhou, YIng, Becker, Yusof A., Ma, Shidong, Kenney, Shannon C., Hematti, Peiman, Capitini, Christian M., Burlingham, William J., Gendron-Fitzpatrick, Annette, Gumperz, Jenny E. Mice Engrafted with Human Fetal Thymic Tissue and Hematopoietic Stem Cells Develop Pathology Resembling Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease. Biological Blood Marrow Transplant. July 2013. 1-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.06.00.

  • Sun, Xiaoping, Bristol, Jilian A., Iwahori, Satoko, Hagemeier, Stacy R., Meng, Qiao, Barlow, Elizabeth A., Fingeroth, Joyce D., Tarakanova, Vera L., Kalejta, Robert F., Kenney, Shannon C. Hsp90 inhibitor 17-DMAG decreases expression of conserved herpesvirus protein kinases and reduces virus production in Epstein-Barr virus-infected cells. Journal of Virology. September 2013. DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01671-13.

  • Drinka PJ, Crnich CJ, Nace DA. An antibiotic prescription induces resistance at the indvidiual level more than the group level J Am Med Dir. September 2013. 14(9): 707-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2013.05.007.

  • Andes, DR, Casadevall, A. Insights into fungal pathogenesis from the iatrogenic epidemic of Exserohilum rostratum fungal meningitis. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j/fgb.2013.08.014.

  • Roy, Monika, Benedict, Kaitlin, Deak, Eszter, Kirby, Miles A., McNiel, Jena T., Sickler, Carrie J., Eckhardt, Eileen, Marx, Ruth K., Hefferman, Richard T., Meece, Jennifer K., Klein, Bruce S., Archer, John R., Theurer, Joan, Davis, Jeffrey P., Park, Benjamin J. A Large Community Outbreak of Blastomycosis in Wisconsin With Geographic and Ethnic Clustering. Clinical Infectious Diseases. September 2013. 57(5): 655-662. DOI: 10.1093/cid/cit366.

  • Chopra, Vineet, O'Horo, John C., Rodgers, Mary A.M., Maki, Dennis G., Safdar, Nasia. The Risk of Bloodstream Infection Associated with Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Compared with Central Venous Catheters in Adults: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. September 2013. 34(9): 908-918. DOI: 10.1086/671737.

  • Zhang, Jianjun, Ponomareva, Larissa V., Marchillo, Karen, Zhou, Maoquan, Andes, David R., Thorson, Jon S. Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of Doxycycline Neoglycosides. Journal of Natural Products. September 2013. 76(9): 1627-36. DOI: 10.1021/np4003096.


  • Westergaard, Ryan P., Beach, Mary C., Saha, Somnath, Jacobs, Elizabeth A. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Trust in Health Care: HIV Conspracy Beliefs and Vaccine Research Participation Journal of Internal General Medicine. August 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s11606-013-2554-6.

  • Yaeger,JP, Conway JH, Butteris SM, Howard CR, Moreno MA. Pediatric Global Health Education: Correlation of Website Information and Curriculum Journal of Pediatrics. August 2013. pii: S0022-3476(13)00859-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.07.005

  • Johannsen, Eric C., Lambert, Paul F. Epigenetics of Human Papillomoviruses. Virology. August 2013.

  • Kethireddy, Shravan, Light, R. Bruce, Mirzanejad, Yazdan, Maki, Dennis, Arabi, Yaseen, Lapinsky, Stephen, Simon, David, Kumar, Aseem, Parrillo, Joseph e., Kumar, Anand. Mycobacterium tuberculosis septic shock. Chest. August 2013. 144(2):474-482. DOI: 10.1378/chest.12-1286.

  • Bhattacharya, Dipankar, Ansari, Israrul H., Hamatake, Robert, Walker, Jill, Kazmierski, Wieslaw M., Striker, Rob. Pharmacologic Disruption of Hepatitis C Non Structural 5A (NS5A) intra and inter molecular conformation. Journal of General Virology. August 2013. DOI:10.1099/vir.0.054569-0.

  • Keating JA, Bhattacharya D, Rund SS, Hoover S, Dasgupta R, Lee SJ, Duffield GE, Striker R. Mosquito protein kinase G phosphorylates flavivirus NS5 and alters flight behavior in aeds aegypti and anopheles gambiae Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. August 2013. 13(8): 590-600. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1110.

  • Tarr, Gillian A., Eickhoff, Jens C., Koepke, Ruth, Hopfensperger, Daniel J., David, Jeffrey P., Conway, James H. Using a Bayesian Latent Class Model to Evaluate the Utility of Investigating Persons with Negative Polymerase Chain Reaction Results for Pertussis. American Journal of Epidemiology. August 2013. 178(2): 309-318. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kws465

  • Pepperell, Caitlin S., Castro, Amanda M., Kitchen, Andrew, Granke, Julie M., Cornejo, Omar E., Holmes, Edward C., Birren, Bruce, galagoan, James, Feldman, Marcus W. The Role of Selection in Shaping Diversity of Natural M. tuberculosis Populations. PLoS Pathogens. August 2013. 9(8): 1-14. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003543.

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