Infectious Disease


Listed below are recent peer-reviewed publications authored by current and alumni fellows. Many of these have been included in high-impact journals including Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. The fellow’s name is featured in bold.

Morales ML, Lopez M, Ly P, Anjum S, Fernandez-Baca MV, Valdivia-Rodriguez AM, Mamani-Licona FM, Baca-Turpo B, Farfan-Gonzales N, Chaman-Illanes Y, Cabada MM. Strongyloides stercoralis Infection at Different Altitudes of the Cusco Region in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 Aug;101(2):422-427. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0568. PMID: 31264557.

Caravedo MA, Mozo K, Morales ML, Smiley H, Stuart J, Tilley DH, Cabada MM. Risk factors for acute mountain sickness in travelers to Cusco, Peru: Coca leaves, obesity, and sex. J Travel Med 2021 Jul 6:taab102. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taab102. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34230961.

Caravedo MA, White AC Jr, Morales ML, Lopez M, Tanabe MB, Baca-Turpo B, Arque E, Madrid D, Vallabh P, Bascope R, Cabada MM. Comparison of Liver Condemnation and Bile Microscopy As Tools to Estimate Fasciola hepatica Prevalence and Burden in the Anta Province of Cusco in Peru. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2021 Sep;21(9):707-712. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2020.2753. Epub 2021 Jun 14. PMID: 34129405.

Caravedo MA, Ramirez W, Morales ML, Lopez M, Janes CE, Bunag BA, Mixon KL, White AC, Tanabe MB, Cabada MM. Fasciola hepatica Infection Risk for Adult Household Members Living with Children with Fascioliasis in Cusco, Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 May 3;104(6):2069-2073. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0131. PMID: 33939646.

Caravedo MA, Kaura A, Reynoso D. Extensively drug-resistant Salmonella typhi in a patient returning from Pakistan, complicated by relapse with meropenem monotherapy. IDCases 2021 Jan 14;23:e01048. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2021.e01048. PMID: 33520658.

Caravedo MA, Cabada MM. Human Fascioliasis: Current Epidemiological Status and Strategies for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Control. Res Rep Trop Med 2020 Nov 26;11:149-158. doi: 10.2147/RRTM.S237461. PMID: 33273878.

Hornak JP, Reynoso D. Early Clinical Experience with Delafloxacin: A Case Series. Am J Med Sci 2022 Feb 2;S0002-9629(22)00062-3. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2022.01.016. PMID: 35122725.

Zaidan N, Hornak JP, Reynoso D. Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Nosocomial Pneumonia Successfully Treated with a Novel Antibiotic Combination. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2021 Oct 18; 65(11):e0092421. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00924-21. PMID:34370576.

Hornak JP, Keiser PH. Knowledge and Clinical Uptake of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis by Internal Medicine Residents at a Teaching Hospital in the Southern United States. Am J Ther 2020, epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000001125. PMID: 32530823.

Hornak JP, Anjum S, Reynoso D. Adjunctive ceftaroline in combination with daptomycin or vancomycin for complicated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after monotherapy failure. Ther Adv Infect Dis 2019; 6:2049936119886504. doi: 10.1177/2049936119886504. PMID: 31857898.

Hornak JP, Sonstein LK, Reynoso D. An antimicrobial stewardship elective for internal medicine residents. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019; 40(10):1212-1213. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.212. PMID: 31354117.

Hornak JP, McLean MR, Webb CM, Keiser PH. A Comparison of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Bacteremia With and Without Endocarditis in Frequent Fish Handlers. Infect Dis Clin Pract 2019; 27(3):175-177. doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000725.

Pineda-Reyes R, Lahham R, Quinones S, Glenn SJ, Morales ML, Mozo K, Cabada MM. Incidence of acute mountain sickness and healthcare related behaviors among travelers to Cusco, Peru. Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Sep-Oct; 37:101859. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101859. PMID: 32860960.

Offor O, Utay N, Reynoso D, Somasunderam A, Currier J, Lake J. Adiponectin and the steatosis marker Chi3L1 decrease following switch to raltegravir compared to continued PI/NNRTI-based antiretroviral therapy. PLoS One 2018 May 10;13(5):e0196395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196395. PMID: 29746485.

Thwe PM, Schilling M, Reynoso D, Ren P. Unexpected Cholera Bacteremia in a 91 Year Old Caucasian Male Patient. Lab Med 2020 Nov 2;51(6):e71-e74. doi: 10.1093/labmed/lmaa028. PMID: 32533695.

Tanabe MB, Caravedo MA, Morales ML, Lopez M, White AC, Baca-Turpo B, Arque E, Cabada MM. A Comparison of the Risk for Chronic Fascioliasis between Children 3 to 5 Years and Children 6 to 12 Years of Age in the Cusco Region of Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 Jul 19;105(3):684-687. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1649. PMID: 34280140.

Tanabe MB, Blanton LS, La Rosa M, Webb CM. Murine Typhus Infection in Pregnancy: Case Series and Literature Review. Pathogens 2021 Feb 18;10(2):219. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10020219. PMID: 33670581.

Tanabe MB, Group AR, Rincon L, Stryjewska BM, Sarria JC. Persistent Infection Versus Type 2 Immunological Reaction in Lepromatous Leprosy. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep 2020 Jan-Dec;8:2324709620927884. doi: 10.1177/2324709620927884. PMID: 32462938.

Tomczak E, McDougal AN, White AC Jr. Resolution of Cryptosporidiosis in Transplant Recipients: Review of the Literature and Presentation of a Renal Transplant Patient Treated With Nitazoxanide, Azithromycin, and Rifaximin. Open Forum Infect Dis 2021 Dec 4;9(1):ofab610. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab610. PMID: 34993260.

Blanton LS, Vohra RF, Fistein L, Quade B, Walker DH, Bouyer DH. Rickettsiae Within the Fleas of Feral Cats in Galveston, Texas. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2019 Sep;19(9):647-651. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2018.2402. Epub 2019 Mar 5. PMID: 30835649.

Vohra RF, Walker DH, Blanton LS. Analysis of Health-Care Charges in Murine Typhus: Need for Improved Clinical Recognition and Diagnostics for Acute Disease. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Jun;98(6):1594-1598. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0411. Epub 2018 Apr 5. PMID: 29637877.

Blanton LS, Vohra RF, Bouyer DH, Walker DH. Reemergence of murine typhus in Galveston, Texas, USA, 2013. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 Mar;21(3):484-6. doi: 10.3201/eid2103.140716. PMID: 25695758.

Davis JW, Wang B, Tomczak E, Chi-Fu C, Harmouch W, Reynoso D, Keiser P, Cabada MM. Prediction of the need for intensive oxygen supplementation during hospitalisation among subjects with COVID-19 admitted to an academic health system in Texas: a retrospective cohort study and multivariable regression model. BMJ Open 2022 Mar 31;12(3):e058238. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058238. PMID: 35361651.

Pacheco DA, Saldarriaga OA, Killian M, Perone JA, Wang B, Ren P, DeAnda A Jr, Levy G, Schnadig VJ, Stevenson HL. Post-treatment bacterial endocarditis mimicking fungal organisms: a morphologic comparison and tips for avoiding this diagnostic pitfall. Cardiovasc Pathol 2022 Jan-Feb;56:107382. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2021.107382. Epub 2021 Aug 31. PMID: 34478860.

Wang B, Castellanos-Gonzalez A, White AC Jr. Novel drug targets for treatment of cryptosporidiosis. Expert Opin Ther Targets 2020 Sep;24(9):915-922. doi: 10.1080/14728222.2020.1785432. Epub 2020 Jul 7. PMID: 32552166.

Thwe PM, Ortiz DA, Wankiewicz AL, Hornak JP, Williams-Bouyer N, Ren P. The Brief Case: Recurrent Chromobacterium violaceum Bloodstream Infection in Glucose-6- Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficient Patient with Severe Neutrophil Defect. J Clin Microbiol 2020; 58(2):e00312-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00312-19. PMID: 31992654.

Frank MG, Beitscher A, Webb CM, Raabe V; members of the Medical Countermeasures Working Group of the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center’s (NETEC’s) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN). South American Hemorrhagic Fevers: A summary for clinicians. Int J Infect Dis 2021 Apr;105:505-515. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.046. Epub 2021 Feb 18. PMID: 33610781.

Webb CM, Ross L, Monjazeb S, Goodwin B, Ren P. Photo Quiz: Skin Nodules in a Liver Transplant Recipient. J Clin Microbiol 2020 Jan 28;58(2):e01649-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01649-18. PMID: 31992651.

Cabada MM, Morales ML, Webb CM, Yang L, Bravenec CA, Lopez M, Bascope R, White AC, Gotuzzo E. Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Fasciola hepatica Infection Among Children from 26 Communities of the Cusco Region of Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Nov;99(5):1180-1185. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0372. PMID: 30226136.

Webb CM, Cabada MM. Recent developments in the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of Fasciola infection. Curr Opin Infect Dis 2018 Oct;31(5):409-414. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000482. PMID: 30113327.

Webb CM, White AC Jr. Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Neurocysticercosis. Curr Infect Dis Rep 2016 Dec;18(12):44. doi: 10.1007/s11908-016-0547-4. PMID: 27787774.