University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Publications 2014

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2014 Publications


  • Ma SD, Xu X, Plowshay J, Ranheim EA, Burlingham WJ, Jensen JL, Asimakopoulos F, Tang W, Gulley ML, Cesarman E, Gumperz JE, Kenney SC. LMP1-deficient Epstein-Barr virus mutant requires T cells for lymphomagenesis. J Clin Invest. 2014 Dec 8. pii: 76357. doi: 10.1172/JCI76357.

  • Lepak AJ, Marchillo K, Craig WA, Andes DR. In vivo Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of the Lantibiotic, NAI-107, in the Neutropenic Murine Thigh Infection Model. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Dec 15. pii: AAC.04444-14.

  • Lepak AJ, Marchillo K, Andes DR. Pharmacodynamic Target Evaluation of a Novel Oral Glucan Synthase Inhibitor, SCY-078 (MK-3118), using an In Vivo Murine Invasive Candidiasis Model. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Dec 15. pii: AAC.04445-14.

  • Schmidt SC, Jiang S, Zhou H, Willox B, Holthaus AM, Kharchenko PV, Johannsen EC, Kieff E, Zhao B. Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 3A partially coincides with EBNA3C genome-wide and is tethered to DNA through BATF complexes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 24. pii: 201422580.

  • Zellmer C, Zimdars P, Parker S, Safdar N. Evaluating the usefulness of patient education materials on surgical site infection: A systematic assessment. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec 23. pii: S0196-6553(14)01288-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.10.020.

  • Westergaard RP, Stockman LJ, Hyland HA, Guilfoyle SM, Fangman JJ, Vergeront JM. Provider Workforce Assessment in a Rural Hepatitis C Epidemic: Implications for Scale-up of Antiviral Therapy. J Prim Care Community Health. 2014 Nov 24. pii: 2150131914560229.

  • Westergaard RP, Rich JD. HIV and Re-Incarceration: Time for a Comprehensive Approach. Lancet HIV. 2014 Nov 1;1(2):e54-e55.

  • Nelson RW, Beisang D, Tubo NJ, Dileepan T, Wiesner DL, Nielsen K, Wüthrich M, Klein BS, Kotov DI, Spanier JA, Fife BT, Moon JJ, Jenkins MK. T Cell Receptor Cross-Reactivity between Similar Foreign and Self Peptides Influences Naive Cell Population Size and Autoimmunity.Immunity. 2014 Dec 25. pii: S1074-7613(14)00489-0. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2014.12.022. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Dudley DM, Bailey AL, Mehta SH, Hughes AL, Kirk GD, Westergaard RP, O Connor DH. Cross-clade simultaneous HIV drug resistance genotyping for reverse transcriptase, protease, and integrase inhibitor mutations by Illumina MiSeq. Retrovirology. 2014 Dec 23;11(1):122. [Epub ahead of print]


  • Striker R, Mehle A. Inhibitors of Peptidyl Proline Isomerases As Antivirals in Hepatitis C and Other Viruses. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Nov 6;10(11):e1004428. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004428. eCollection 2014.

  • Reusch JA, Nawandar DM, Wright KL, Kenney SC, Mertz JE. Cellular differentiation regulator BLIMP1 induces Epstein-Barr virus lytic reactivation in epithelial and B cells by activating transcription from both the R and Z promoters. J Virol. 2014 Nov 19. pii: JVI.02781-14. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Winston DJ, Limaye AP, Pelletier S, Safdar N, Morris MI, Meneses K, Busuttil RW, Singh N. Randomized, double-blind trial of anidulafungin versus fluconazole for prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections in high-risk liver transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2014 Dec;14(12):2758-64. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12963. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

  • McKinley L, Moriarty H, Short TH, Hagle M, Ranum A, Valentine S, Safdar N. Regional differences in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus colonization rates in critically ill veterans. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Nov;42(11):1226-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.07.030. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

  • Denu RA, Rush PS, Ahrens SE, Westergaard RP. Idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia with giant cell arteritis and pulmonary mucormycosis. Med Mycol Case Rep. 2014 Nov 4;6:73-75. eCollection 2014.

  • Verma A, Wüthrich M, Deepe G, Klein B.Adaptive Immunity to Fungi. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Nov 6. pii: a019612. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019612. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Lepak AJ, Andes DR. Antifungal Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Nov 10. pii: a019653. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019653. [Epub ahead of print]


  • Maki DG. Chlorhexidine's role in skin antisepsis: questioning the evidence--Author's reply. Lancet. 2014 Oct 11;384(9951):1345-6. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61813-4.

  • Peters AT, Spector S, Hsu J, Hamilos DL, Baroody FM, Chandra RK, Grammer LC, Kennedy DW, Cohen NA, Kaliner MA, Wald ER, Karagianis A, Slavin RG. Diagnosis and management of rhinosinusitis: a practice parameter update. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Oct;113(4):347-85. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2014.07.025.

  • Linas BS, Latkin C, Westergaard RP, Chang LW, Bollinger RC, Genz A, Kirk GD. Capturing illicit drug use where and when it happens: an ecological momentary assessment of the social, physical and activity environment of using versus craving illicit drugs. Addiction. 2014 Oct 14. doi: 10.1111/add.12768. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Desai JV, Mitchell AP, Andes DR. Fungal Biofilms, Drug Resistance, and Recurrent Infection. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Oct 1;4(10). pii: a019729. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019729.

  • Shaikh N1, Wald ER. Decongestants, antihistamines and nasal irrigation for acute sinusitis in children.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Oct 27;10:CD007909. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007909.pub4.

  • Ziegler MJ, Pellegrini DC, Safdar N. Attributable mortality of central line associated bloodstream infection: systematic review and meta-analysis.Infection. 2014 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Barocas JA, Erlandson KM, Belzer BK, Hess T, Sosman J. Advance directives among people living with HIV: room for improvement. AIDS Care. 2014 Oct 13:1-8.


  • Nett JE, Brooks E, Cabezas-Olcoz J, Sanchez H, Zarnowski R, Marchillo K, Andes DR. Rat Indwelling Urinary Catheter Model of Candida albicans Biofilm Infection. Infect Immun. 2014 Sep 2. pii: IAI.02284-14. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Wyche TP, Piotrowski JS, Hou Y, Braun D, Deshpande R, McIlwain S, Ong IM, Myers CL, Guzei IA, Westler WM, Andes DR, Bugni TS. Forazoline A: Marine-Derived Polyketide with Antifungal In Vivo Efficacy. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Sep 4. doi: 10.1002/anie.201405990. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Rosenthal VD, Maki DG, et. al. International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortiu (INICC) report, data summary of 43 countries for 2007-2012. Device-associated module. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Sep;42(9):942-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.05.029.

  • Holland LM, Schröder MS, Turner SA, Taff H, Andes D, Grózer Z, Gácser A, Ames L, Haynes K, Higgins DG, Butler G. Comparative Phenotypic Analysis of the Major Fungal Pathogens Candida parapsilosis and Candida albicans. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Sep 18;10(9):e1004365. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004365. eCollection 2014.

  • Greene MT, Fakih MG, Fowler KE, Meddings J, Ratz D, Safdar N, Olmsted RN, Saint S. Regional variation in urinary catheter use and catheter-associated urinary tract infection: results from a national collaborative. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct;35 Suppl 3:S99-S106. doi: 10.1086/677825.

  • Safdar N, O'Horo JC. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):e673-4. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000530.

  • Brennan MB, Barocas JA, Crnich CJ, Hess TM, Kolehmainen CJ, Sosman JM, Sethi AK. "Oops! I forgot HIV": Resident physician self-audits and universal HIV screening. J Infect Public Health. 2014 Sep 29. pii: S1876-0341(14)00148-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2014.08.010. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Al-Niaimi AN, Ahmed M, Burish N, Chackmakchy SA, Seo S, Rose S, Hartenbach E, Kushner DM,Safdar N, Rice L, Connor J. Intensive postoperative glucose control reduces the surgical site infection rates in gynecologic oncology patients. Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Sep 28. pii: S0090-8258(14)01340-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.09.013. [Epub ahead of print]


  • Boehme AK, McGwin G, Andes DR, Lyon GM, Chiller T, Pappas PG, Baddley JW. Race and invasive fungal infection in solid organ transplant recipients.Ethn Dis. 2014 Summer;24(3):382-5.

  • Zarnowski R, Westler WM, Lacmbouh GA, Marita JM, Bothe JR, Bernhardt J, Lounes-Hadj Sahraoui A, Fontaine J, Sanchez H, Hatfield RD, Ntambi JM, Nett JE, Mitchell AP, Andes DR. Novel entries in a fungal biofilm matrix encyclopedia. MBio. 2014 Aug 5;5(4):e01333-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01333-14.

  • Lepak AJ, Reda A, Marchillo K, Van Hecker J, Craig WA, Andes D. Impact of MIC Range in P. aerginosa and S. pneumonia on the Ceflolozane in vivo PK/PD Target. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Aug 4. pii: AAC.03572-14. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Abad CL, Moseley RH, Crnich CJ, Saint S, Safdar N. Clinical problem-solving. A gut instinct. N Engl J Med. 2014 Aug 7;371(6):560-4. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcps1202137.

  • Schmutz JS, Ramey NA, Gauthier GM, Lucarelli MJ. Severe Oculofacial Sequelae of Cutaneous Blastomyces dermatitidis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Yanke E, Carayon P, Safdar N. Translating evidence into practice using a systems engineering framework for infection prevention. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35(9):1176-82. doi: 10.1086/677638. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

  • Codella J, Safdar N, Heffernan R, Alagoz O. Med Decis Making. 2014 Aug 11. An Agent-based Simulation Model for Clostridium difficile Infection Control. pii: 0272989X14545788. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Koepke R, Eickhoff JC, Ayele RA, Petit AB, Schauer SL, Hopfensperger DJ, Conway JH, Davis JP. Reply to Decker et al. J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 25. pii: jiu478. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Silva-Bailão MG, Bailão EF, Lechner BE, Gauthier GM, Lindner H, Bailão AM, Haas H, de Almeida Soares CM. Hydroxamate production as a high affinity iron acquisition mechanism in paracoccidioides spp. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 26;9(8):e105805. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105805. eCollection 2014.

  • Mortimer TD, Pepperell CS. Genomic Signatures of Distributive Conjugal Transfer among Mycobacteria. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Aug 30. pii: evu175. [Epub ahead of print]

JULY 2014

  • Riddell J 4th, Kauffman CA, Smith JA, Assi M, Blue S, Buitrago MI, Deresinski S, Wright PW, Drevets DA, Norris SA, Vikram HR, Carson PJ, Vergidis P, Carpenter J, Seidenfeld SM, Wheat LJ. Histoplasma capsulatum Endocarditis: Multicenter Case Series with Review of Current Diagnostic Techniques and Treatment. Medicine (Baltimore). 2014 Jul;93(5):186-93. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000034.

  • Pfaller MA, Andes DR, Diekema DJ, Horn DL, Reboli AC, Rotstein C, Franks B, Azie NE. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Invasive Candidiasis Due to Non-albicans Species of Candida in 2,496 Patients: Data from the Prospective Antifungal Therapy (PATH) Registry 2004-2008. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 3;9(7):e101510. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101510.

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