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SEBASTIAN FARO

TitleClinical Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Address4203 Rice Blvd.
Houston TX 77005
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    1. Faro JP, Bishop K, Riddle G, Ramirez MM, Katz AR, Turrentine MA, Faro S. Accuracy of an accelerated, culture-based assay for detection of group B streptococcus. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2013; 2013:367935. PMID: 23509420; PMCID: PMC3590750.
    2. Faro S, Faro JP. Necrotizing soft-tissue infections in obstetric and gynecologic patients. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Dec; 55(4):875-87. PMID: 23090456.
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    3. Faro JP, Bishop K, Riddle G, Katz A, Faro S. Optimization of a rapid diagnostic test for detection of group B streptococcus from antepartum patients. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Jul; 73(3):236-8. PMID: 22521051.
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    4. Faro J, Katz A, Bishop K, Riddle G, Faro S. Rapid diagnostic test for identifying group B streptococcus. Am J Perinatol. 2011 Dec; 28(10):811-4. PMID: 21818731.
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    5. Faro S, Brehm B, Smith F, Mouzoon M, Greisinger A, Wehmanen O, Turrentine MA. Screening for group B streptococcus: a private hospital's experience. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2010; 2010. PMID: 20689734; PMCID: PMC2905700.
    6. Turovskiy Y, Ludescher RD, Aroutcheva AA, Faro S, Chikindas ML. Lactocin 160, a Bacteriocin Produced by Vaginal Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Targets Cytoplasmic Membranes of the Vaginal Pathogen, Gardnerella vaginalis. Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins. 2009 Jan 20; 1(1):67-74. PMID: 20445810.
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    7. Faro C, Faro S. Postoperative pelvic infections. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2008 Dec; 22(4):653-63, vi. PMID: 18954757.
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    8. Sutyak KE, Anderson RA, Dover SE, Feathergill KA, Aroutcheva AA, Faro S, Chikindas ML. Spermicidal activity of the safe natural antimicrobial peptide subtilosin. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2008; 2008:540758. PMID: 18923673; PMCID: PMC2565553.
    9. Aroutcheva A, Ling Z, Faro S. Prevotella bivia as a source of lipopolysaccharide in the vagina. Anaerobe. 2008 Nov; 14(5):256-60. PMID: 18849004; PMCID: PMC2651005.
    10. Faro S. Postpartum endometritis. Clin Perinatol. 2005 Sep; 32(3):803-14. PMID: 16085035.
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    11. Li J, Aroutcheva AA, Faro S, Chikindas ML. Mode of action of lactocin 160, a bacteriocin from vaginal Lactobacillus rhamnosus. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep; 13(3):135-40. PMID: 16126497; PMCID: PMC1784572.
    12. Faro S, Skokos CK. The efficacy and safety of a single dose of Clindesse vaginal cream versus a seven-dose regimen of Cleocin vaginal cream in patients with bacterial vaginosis. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep; 13(3):155-60. PMID: 16240515; PMCID: PMC1784567.
    13. Camargo RP, Simões JA, Cecatti JG, Alves VM, Faro S. Impact of treatment for bacterial vaginosis on prematurity among Brazilian pregnant women: a retrospective cohort study. Sao Paulo Med J. 2005 May 2; 123(3):108-12. PMID: 16021272.
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    14. Davies HD, Miller MA, Faro S, Gregson D, Kehl SC, Jordan JA. Multicenter study of a rapid molecular-based assay for the diagnosis of group B Streptococcus colonization in pregnant women. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Oct 15; 39(8):1129-35. PMID: 15486835.
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    15. Simoes JA, Aroutcheva AA, Heimler I, Faro S. Antibiotic resistance patterns of group B streptococcal clinical isolates. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2004; 12(1):1-8. PMID: 15460188; PMCID: PMC1784590.
    16. Simoes JA, Citron DM, Aroutcheva A, Anderson RA, Chany CJ, Waller DP, Faro S, Zaneveld LJ. Two novel vaginal microbicides (polystyrene sulfonate and cellulose sulfate) inhibit Gardnerella vaginalis and anaerobes commonly associated with bacterial vaginosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2002 Aug; 46(8):2692-5. PMID: 12121959; PMCID: PMC127353.
    17. Behbakht K, Friedman J, Heimler I, Aroutcheva A, Simoes J, Faro S. Role of the vaginal microbiological ecosystem and cytokine profile in the promotion of cervical dysplasia: a case-control study. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2002; 10(4):181-6. PMID: 12648311; PMCID: PMC1784618.
    18. Maccato ML, Pinell P, Martens MG, Faro S. Preterm labor and maternal hypoxia in patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1996; 4(4):221-4. PMID: 18476096; PMCID: PMC2364494.
    19. Martens MG, Kolrud BL, Faro S, Maccato M, Hammill H. Development of wound infection or separation after cesarean delivery. Prospective evaluation of 2,431 cases. J Reprod Med. 1995 Mar; 40(3):171-5. PMID: 7776298.
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    20. Dildy GA, Pearlman MD, Smith LG, Tortolero-Luna G, Faro S, Cotton DB. Amniotic fluid glucose concentration: a marker for infection in preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1994; 1(4):166-72. PMID: 18475339; PMCID: PMC2364340.
    21. Martens MG, Faro S, Maccato M, Hammill HA, Riddle G. Prevalence of beta-lactamase enzyme production in bacteria isolated from women with postpartum endometritis. J Reprod Med. 1993 Oct; 38(10):795-8. PMID: 8263869.
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    22. Martens MG, Faro S, Riddle G. Female genital tract abscess formation in the rat. Use of pathogens including enterococci. J Reprod Med. 1993 Sep; 38(9):719-24. PMID: 8254596.
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    23. Maccato ML, Estrada R, Faro S. Ectopic pregnancy with undetectable serum and urine beta-hCG levels and detection of beta-hCG in the ectopic trophoblast by immunocytochemical evaluation. Obstet Gynecol. 1993 May; 81(5 ( Pt 2)):878-80. PMID: 7682319.
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    24. Roberts S, Maccato M, Faro S, Pinell P. The microbiology of post-cesarean wound morbidity. Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Mar; 81(3):383-6. PMID: 8437791.
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    25. Pinell P, Faro S, Roberts S, Le S, Maccato M, Hammill H. Intrauterine pressure catheter in labor: associated microbiology. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1993; 1(1):60-4. PMID: 18476210; PMCID: PMC2364682.
    26. Maccato M, Riddle G, Faro S. Cefotetan susceptibility testing against anaerobic bacteria from obstetrical and gynecologic sources: comparison of five different methods. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1993; 1(1):23-6. PMID: 18476201; PMCID: PMC2364666.
    27. Martens MG, Faro S, Maccato M, Riddle G, Hammill H, Wang Y. In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of Clinical Isolates of Chlamydia trachomatis. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1993; 1(1):40-5. PMID: 18476205; PMCID: PMC2364677.
    28. Maccato M, Estrada R, Hammill H, Faro S. Prevalence of active Chlamydia trachomatis infection at the time of exploratory laparotomy for ectopic pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Feb; 79(2):211-3. PMID: 1731286.
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    29. Faro S. New considerations in treatment of urinary tract infections in adults. Urology. 1992 Jan; 39(1):1-11. PMID: 1309472.
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    30. Maccato ML, Faro S, Martens MG, Hammill HA. Ciprofloxacin versus gentamicin/clindamycin for postpartum endometritis. J Reprod Med. 1991 Dec; 36(12):857-61. PMID: 1816396.
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    31. Maccato M, McLean W, Riddle G, Faro S. Isolation of Kingella denitrificans from amniotic fluid in a woman with chorioamnionitis. A case report. J Reprod Med. 1991 Sep; 36(9):685-7. PMID: 1774736.
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    32. Faro S. Bacterial vaginitis. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1991 Sep; 34(3):582-6. PMID: 1934710.
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    33. Faro S, Hammill HA, Maccato M, Martens M. Ticarcillin/clavulanate for treatment of postpartum endometritis. Rev Infect Dis. 1991 Jul-Aug; 13 Suppl 9:S758-62. PMID: 1925321.
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    34. Faro S. Chlamydia trachomatis: female pelvic infection. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1991 Jun; 164(6 Pt 2):1767-70. PMID: 2039030.
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    35. Martens MG, Faro S, Maccato M, Riddle G, Hammill HA. Susceptibility of female pelvic pathogens to oral antibiotic agents in patients who develop postpartum endometritis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1991 May; 164(5 Pt 2):1383-6. PMID: 2031518.
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    36. Faro S, Martens MG, Maccato M, Hammill HA, Roberts S, Riddle G. Effectiveness of ofloxacin in the treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae cervical infection. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1991 May; 164(5 Pt 2):1380-3. PMID: 2031517.
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    37. Smith LG, Pearlman M, Smith LG, Faro S. Lyme disease: a review with emphasis on the pregnant woman. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 1991 Mar; 46(3):125-30. PMID: 2014072.
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    38. Cox SM, Faro S, Dodson MG, Phillips LE, Aamodt L, Riddle G. Role of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in intraabdominal abscess formation in the rat. J Reprod Med. 1991 Mar; 36(3):202-5. PMID: 1903166.
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    39. Berenson A, Hammill H, Martens M, Faro S. Bacteriologic findings with ectopic pregnancy. J Reprod Med. 1991 Feb; 36(2):118-20. PMID: 2010893.
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    40. Faro S. The effect of timentin in the treatment of female pelvic soft tissue infections. Pharmacotherapy. 1991; 11(2 ( Pt 2)):80S-83S. PMID: 2041836.
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    41. Smith LG, Faro S. Cutaneous manifestations of bacterial and viral disorders in pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Dec; 33(4):792-800. PMID: 2289346.
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    42. Faro S. Postsurgical infections: antibiotic trials. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Oct; 2(5):682-9. PMID: 2130967.
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    43. Maccato M, Faro S, Summers KL. Wound infections after cesarean section with Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum. A report of three cases. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1990 Sep-Oct; 13(5):363-5. PMID: 2282776.
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    44. Martens MG, Faro S, Hammill H, Maccato M, Riddle GD, LaPread E. Comparison of cefotaxime, cefoxitin and clindamycin plus gentamicin in the treatment of uncomplicated and complicated pelvic inflammatory disease. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1990 Sep; 26 Suppl A:37-43. PMID: 2228843.
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    45. Pearlman M, Faro S. Obstetric septic shock: a pathophysiologic basis for management. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Sep; 33(3):482-92. PMID: 2225581.
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    46. Phillips LE, Smith PB, Riddle GD, Faro S, Goodrich HK, Martens MG. Ortho enzyme immunoassay versus McCoy cell monolayers stained by iodine or fluorescent antibody for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis. J Clin Microbiol. 1990 Jul; 28(7):1647-8. PMID: 1696287; PMCID: PMC268006.
    47. Pearlman MD, Faro S, Riddle GD, Tortolero G. In vitro synergy of clindamycin and aminoglycosides against Chlamydia trachomatis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1990 Jul; 34(7):1399-401. PMID: 2386371; PMCID: PMC175989.
    48. Faro S, Maccato M. Pelvic pain and infections. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1990 Jun; 17(2):441-55. PMID: 2234753.
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    49. Martens MG, Faro S, Hammill HA, Smith D, Riddle G, Maccato M. Ampicillin/sulbactam versus clindamycin in the treatment of postpartum endomyometritis. South Med J. 1990 Apr; 83(4):408-13. PMID: 2181689.
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    50. Faro S, Martens MG, Hammill HA, Riddle G, Tortolero G. Antibiotic prophylaxis: is there a difference? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Apr; 162(4):900-7; discussion 907-9. PMID: 2183617.
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    51. Berenson AB, Hammill HA, Martens MG, Faro S. Bacteriologic findings of post-cesarean endometritis in adolescents. Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Apr; 75(4):627-9. PMID: 2314783.
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    52. Faro S. Ticarcillin/clavulanate. An alternative to combination antibiotic therapy for treating soft tissue pelvic infections in women. J Reprod Med. 1990 Mar; 35(3 Suppl):353-8. PMID: 2181123.
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    53. Dildy GA, Martens MG, Faro S, Lee W. Typhoid fever in pregnancy. A case report. J Reprod Med. 1990 Mar; 35(3):273-6. PMID: 2325041.
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    54. Gordon AN, Martens M, LaPread Y, Faro S. Response of lower genital tract flora to external pelvic irradiation. Gynecol Oncol. 1989 Nov; 35(2):233-5. PMID: 2807016.
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    55. Martens MG, Faro S, Hammill H, Phillips LE, Riddle GD. Comparison of two endometrial sampling devices. Cotton-tipped swab and double-lumen catheter with a brush. J Reprod Med. 1989 Nov; 34(11):875-9. PMID: 2585387.
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    56. Faro S. Surgical and postoperative infections. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 1989 Oct; 1(1):18-22. PMID: 2518798.
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    57. Faro S. Lymphogranuloma venereum, chancroid, and granuloma inguinale. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1989 Sep; 16(3):517-30. PMID: 2687744.
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    58. Young RL, Zund G, Mason BA, Faro S. Pelvic inflammatory disease complicated by massive helminthic hyperinfection. Obstet Gynecol. 1989 Sep; 74(3 Pt 2):484-6. PMID: 2761937.
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    59. Martens MG, Faro S, Hammill HA, Riddle GD, Smith D. Transcervical uterine cultures with a new endometrial suction curette: a comparison of three sampling methods in postpartum endometritis. Obstet Gynecol. 1989 Aug; 74(2):273-6. PMID: 2748066.
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    60. Faro S. Vaginitis and pregnancy. J Reprod Med. 1989 Aug; 34(8 Suppl):602-4. PMID: 2795573.
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    61. Martens MG, Faro S, Hammill HA, Smith D, Riddle G, Maccato M. Sulbactam/ampicillin versus metronidazole/gentamicin in the treatment of post-cesarean section endometritis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1989 Jul-Aug; 12(4 Suppl):189S-194S. PMID: 2686919.
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    62. Faro S. Antibiotic prophylaxis. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1989 Jun; 16(2):279-89. PMID: 2674796.
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    63. Faro S. Penicillins. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1989 Jun; 16(2):257-70. PMID: 2674794.
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    64. Faro S. Carbapenems and penems. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1989 Jun; 16(2):271-7. PMID: 2674795.
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    65. Lee W, Cotton DB, Hankins GD, Faro S. Management of septic shock complicating pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1989 Jun; 16(2):431-47. PMID: 2674808.
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    66. Faro S, Martens M, Hammill H, Phillips LE, Smith D, Riddle G. Ticarcillin/clavulanic acid versus clindamycin and gentamicin in the treatment of post-cesarean endometritis following antibiotic prophylaxis. Obstet Gynecol. 1989 May; 73(5 Pt 1):808-12. PMID: 2704510.
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    67. Faro S. Infectious disease relations to cesarean section. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1988 Dec; 15(4):685-95. PMID: 3226672.
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    68. Lee W, Clark SL, Cotton DB, Gonik B, Phelan J, Faro S, Giebel R. Septic shock during pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Aug; 159(2):410-6. PMID: 3407699.
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    69. Smith PB, Phillips LE, Faro S, McGill L, Wait RB. Predominant sexually transmitted diseases among different age and ethnic groups of indigent sexually active adolescents attending a family planning clinic. J Adolesc Health Care. 1988 Jul; 9(4):291-5. PMID: 3417503.
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    70. Faro S, Martens M, Phillips LE, Hamill H, Smith D, Riddle G. Ticarcillin disodium/clavulanate potassium versus clindamycin/gentamicin in the treatment of postpartum endometritis. J Reprod Med. 1988 Jun; 33(6 Suppl):603-6. PMID: 3294407.
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    71. Phillips LE, Faro S, Smith PB, Martens MG, Riddle GD, Goodrich KH. Premarket evaluation of Monofluor reagent for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis in adolescent outpatients. Genitourin Med. 1988 Jun; 64(3):165-8. PMID: 3044976; PMCID: PMC1194192.
    72. Faro S. Antibiotic usage in pelvic infections. An overview. J Reprod Med. 1988 Jun; 33(6 Suppl):566-70. PMID: 3294400.
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    73. Faro S, Pastorek JG, Aldridge KE, Nicaud S, Cunningham G. Randomized double-blind comparison of mezlocillin versus cefoxitin prophylaxis for vaginal hysterectomy. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1988 May; 166(5):431-5. PMID: 3283973.
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    74. Kirshon B, Faro S, Zurawin RK, Samo TC, Carpenter RJ. Favorable outcome after treatment with amantadine and ribavirin in a pregnancy complicated by influenza pneumonia. A case report. J Reprod Med. 1988 Apr; 33(4):399-401. PMID: 3367344.
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    75. Kirshon B, Faro S, Phillips LE, Pruett K. Correlation of ultrasonography and bacteriology of the endocervix and posterior cul-de-sac of patients with severe pelvic inflammatory disease. Sex Transm Dis. 1988 Apr-Jun; 15(2):103-7. PMID: 3135606.
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    76. Poindexter AN, Ritter M, Faro S, Castellano MA, Gentry LO, Ismail M, Knuppel RA, Kreutner AK, Lamb EJ, LeFrock JL, et al. Results of noncomparative studies of cefotetan in the treatment of obstetric and gynecologic infections. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Mar; 158(3 Pt 2):717-21. PMID: 3162652.
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    77. Faro S, Phillips LE, Martens MG. Perspectives on the bacteriology of postoperative obstetric-gynecologic infections. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Mar; 158(3 Pt 2):694-700. PMID: 3354623.
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    78. Faro S. Prevention of infections after obstetric and gynecologic surgery. J Reprod Med. 1988 Jan; 33(1 Suppl):154-8. PMID: 3278111.
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    79. Martens MG, Faro S, Feldman S, Cotton DB, Dorman K, Riddle GD. Pharmacokinetics of the acyclureidopenicillins piperacillin and mezlocillin in the postpartum patient. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1987 Dec; 31(12):2015-7. PMID: 3439808; PMCID: PMC175848.
    80. Lee W, Phillips LE, Carpenter RJ, Martens MG, Faro S. Gardnerella vaginalis chorioamnionitis: a report of two cases and a review of the pathogenic role of G. vaginalis in obstetrics. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1987 Oct; 8(2):107-11. PMID: 3501357.
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    81. Phillips LE, Faro S, Pokorny SF, Whiteman PA, Goodrich KH, Turner RM. Postcesarean wound infection by Mycoplasma hominis in a patient with persistent postpartum fever. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1987 Jul; 7(3):193-7. PMID: 3652655.
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