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Daniel M. Musher

TitleDistinguished Service Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Infectious Disease
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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    DivisionMolecular Virology & Microbiology


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    1. Metlay JP, Waterer GW, Long AC, Anzueto A, Brozek J, Crothers K, Cooley LA, Dean NC, Fine MJ, Flanders SA, Griffin MR, Metersky ML, Musher DM, Restrepo MI, Whitney CG. Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Oct 01; 200(7):e45-e67. PMID: 31573350.
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    2. Musher DM. Partial Oral Therapy for Osteomyelitis and Endocarditis. N Engl J Med. 2019 09 19; 381(12):1182. PMID: 31532971.
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    3. Streight KL, Paranal RM, Musher DM. The oral manifestations of syphilitic disease: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2019 Jul 26; 13(1):227. PMID: 31345262.
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    4. Kamat IS, Ramachandran V, Eswaran H, Guffey D, Musher DM. Procalcitonin to distinguish viral from bacterial pneumonia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 25. PMID: 31241140.
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    5. Musher DM, Hayward CP, Musher BL. Physician Integrity, Templates, and the 'F' Word. J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug; 57(2):263-265. PMID: 31229306.
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    6. Musher DM, Abers MS, Corrales-Medina VF. Acute Infection and Myocardial Infarction. Reply. N Engl J Med. 2019 04 11; 380(15):e21. PMID: 30970200.
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    7. Goyal S, Khot SC, Ramachandran V, Shah KP, Musher DM. Bacterial contamination of medical providers' white coats and surgical scrubs: A systematic review. Am J Infect Control. 2019 Aug; 47(8):994-1001. PMID: 30850250.
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    8. Musher DM, Abers MS, Corrales-Medina VF. Acute Infection and Myocardial Infarction. N Engl J Med. 2019 01 10; 380(2):171-176. PMID: 30625066.
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    9. Singh M, Khan K, Fisch E, Frey C, Mathias K, Jneid H, Musher DM, Barshes NR. Acute Cardiac Events in Patients With Severe Limb Infection. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2018 Dec; 17(4):261-267. PMID: 30461325.
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    10. Yang K, Kruse RL, Lin WV, Musher DM. Corynebacteria as a cause of pulmonary infection: a case series and literature review. Pneumonia (Nathan). 2018; 10:10. PMID: 30324081.
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    11. Musher DM, Abers MS, Bartlett JG. Reply to Horowitz. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 07 18; 67(3):482. PMID: 29438469.
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    12. Kumar D, Cortés-Penfield NW, El-Haddad H, Musher DM. Bowel Perforation Resulting in Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infection of the Abdomen, Flank, and Lower Extremities. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Jul; 19(5):467-472. PMID: 29893614.
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    13. Abers MS, Musher DM. Procalcitonin as a Marker of Etiology in Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 05 02; 66(10):1639. PMID: 29360957.
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    14. Kamat IS, Ramachandran V, Eswaran H, Abers MS, Musher DM. Low procalcitonin, community acquired pneumonia, and antibiotic therapy. Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 05; 18(5):496-497. PMID: 29695359.
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    15. Gardner JG, Rueda AM, Musher DM. Acute Onset of Pneumococcal Pneumonia Following Instrumentation of the Respiratory Tract. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Apr; 5(4):ofy047. PMID: 29644245.
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    16. Musher DM. Polysaccharide Antibody Deficiency: Specific or General? Clin Infect Dis. 2018 02 01; 66(4):636-637. PMID: 29401277.
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    17. Kamath RS, Sudhakar D, Gardner JG, Hemmige V, Safar H, Musher DM. Guidelines vs Actual Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Emergency Department. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Jan; 5(1):ofx188. PMID: 29354655.
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    18. Musher DM, Abers MS, Bartlett JG. Evolving Understanding of the Causes of Pneumonia in Adults, With Special Attention to the Role of Pneumococcus. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 30; 65(10):1736-1744. PMID: 29028977.
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    19. Afzal Z, Kallumadanda S, Wang F, Hemmige V, Musher D. Acute Febrile Illness and Complications Due to Murine Typhus, Texas, USA1,2. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 08; 23(8):1268-1273. PMID: 28726607.
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    20. Ashong CN, Hunter AS, Mansouri MD, Cadle RM, Hamill RJ, Musher DM. Adherence to clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of candidemia at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Int J Health Sci (Qassim). 2017 Jul-Sep; 11(3):18-23. PMID: 28936146.
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    21. Sharafkhaneh A, Tavakoli-Tabasi S, Musher D. Mortality in Patients Admitted for Concurrent COPD Exacerbation and Pneumonia. COPD. 2017 08; 14(4):462. PMID: 28594596.
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    22. Gardner JG, Bhamidipati DR, Rueda AM, Nguyen DTM, Graviss EA, Musher DM. White Blood Cell Counts, Alcoholism, and Cirrhosis in Pneumococcal Pneumonia. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(2):ofx034. PMID: 28730156.
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    23. Richter SS, Musher DM. The Ongoing Genetic Adaptation of Streptococcus pneumoniae. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 03; 55(3):681-685. PMID: 27974545.
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    24. Sharafkhaneh A, Spiegelman AM, Main K, Tavakoli-Tabasi S, Lan C, Musher D. Mortality in Patients Admitted for Concurrent COPD Exacerbation and Pneumonia. COPD. 2017 02; 14(1):23-29. PMID: 27661473.
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    25. Musher DM. Editorial Commentary: Polymerase Chain Reaction for the tpp47 Gene: A New Test for Neurosyphilis. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 11 01; 63(9):1187-1188. PMID: 27585980.
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    26. Allahabadi S, Haroun KB, Musher DM, Lipsky BA, Barshes NR. Consensus on surgical aspects of managing osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot. Diabet Foot Ankle. 2016; 7:30079. PMID: 27414481.
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    27. Amaro R, Liapikou A, Cilloniz C, Gabarrus A, Marco F, Sellares J, Polverino E, Garau J, Ferrer M, Musher DM, Torres A. Predictive and prognostic factors in patients with blood-culture-positive community-acquired pneumococcal pneumonia. Eur Respir J. 2016 09; 48(3):797-807. PMID: 27174880.
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    28. Afzal Z, Minard CG, Stager CE, Yu VL, Musher DM. Clinical Diagnosis, Viral PCR, and Antibiotic Utilization in Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Am J Ther. 2016 May-Jun; 23(3):e766-72. PMID: 24351801.
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    29. Musher DM. Should Committees That Write Guidelines and Recommendations Publish Dissenting Opinions? Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 05; 91(5):634-9. PMID: 27061767.
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    30. Musher DM, Rodriguez-Barradas MB. Reply to Dr. Peter Paradiso. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 07 02; 12(7):1908. PMID: 26942628.
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    31. Abers MS, Sandvall BP, Sampath R, Zuno C, Uy N, Yu VL, Stager CE, Musher DM. Postobstructive Pneumonia: An Underdescribed Syndrome. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15; 62(8):957-61. PMID: 26908806.
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    32. Musher DM, Koo H. Non-toxigenic Clostridium difficile to prevent recurrent C. difficile infection. Evid Based Med. 2016 Apr; 21(2):67. PMID: 26763618.
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    33. Musher DM. Editorial Commentary: Quantitative Molecular Approach to Diagnosing Pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 01; 62(7):824-5. PMID: 26747824.
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    34. Musher DM, Rodriguez-Barradas MB. Why the recent ACIP recommendations regarding conjugate pneumococcal vaccine in adults may be irrelevant. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016; 12(2):331-5. PMID: 26606172.
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    35. Musher DM, Abers MS. Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Hospitalization. N Engl J Med. 2015 12 10; 373(24):2381. PMID: 26650162.
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    36. Molinos L, Zalacain R, Menéndez R, Reyes S, Capelastegui A, Cillóniz C, Rajas O, Borderías L, Martín-Villasclaras JJ, Bello S, Alfageme I, Rodríguez de Castro F, Rello J, Ruiz-Manzano J, Gabarrús A, Musher DM, Torres A. Sensitivity, Specificity, and Positivity Predictors of the Pneumococcal Urinary Antigen Test in Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1482-9. PMID: 26288389.
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    37. Musher DM. Genetic Control of Antibody Responses to Pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharides. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 01; 62(1):132-3. PMID: 26371154.
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    38. Uy N, Thiagarajan P, Musher DM. Cephalosporin side chain idiosyncrasies: a case report of ceftriaxone-induced agranulocytosis and review of literature. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Jan; 2(1):ofv007. PMID: 26034758.
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    39. Musher DM, Thorner AR. Community-acquired pneumonia. N Engl J Med. 2015 01 15; 372(3):294. PMID: 25587963.
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    40. Johnson JA, Wright ME, Sheperd LA, Musher DM, Dang BN. Nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus polymerase chain reaction: a potential use in guiding antibiotic therapy for pneumonia. Perm J. 2015; 19(1):34-6. PMID: 25432002.
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    41. Musher DM, Thorner AR. Community-acquired pneumonia. N Engl J Med. 2014 Oct 23; 371(17):1619-28. PMID: 25337751.
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    42. Yasukawa K, Afzal Z, Mbang P, Stager CE, Musher DM. Aerococcal infection at three US Tertiary Care Hospitals. South Med J. 2014 Oct; 107(10):642-7. PMID: 25279869.
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    43. Musher DM, Rodriguez-Barradas MC. The CAPITA study of protein-conjugate pneumococcal vaccine and its implications for use in adults in developed countries. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014; 10(5):1331-3. PMID: 24786644.
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    44. Abers MS, Musher DM. The yield of sputum culture in bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia after initiation of antibiotics. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun; 58(12):1782-3. PMID: 24604901.
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    45. Corrales-Medina VF, Taljaard M, Fine MJ, Dwivedi G, Perry JJ, Musher DM, Chirinos JA. Risk stratification for cardiac complications in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Jan; 89(1):60-8. PMID: 24388023.
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    46. Musher DM, Bebko SP, Roig IL. Serum procalcitonin level, viral polymerase chain reaction analysis, and lower respiratory tract infection. J Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 15; 209(4):631-3. PMID: 24218499.
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    47. Musher DM, Sandvall BP, Rueda AM. Reply to Bruns et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov; 57(9):1371-2. PMID: 23929888.
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    48. Al Mohajer M, Musher DM, Minard CG, Darouiche RO. Clinical significance of Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria at a tertiary care hospital. Scand J Infect Dis. 2013 Sep; 45(9):688-95. PMID: 23808717.
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    49. Farmakiotis D, Chien KS, Shum TC, Rodriguez-Barradas M, Musher DM. Photo quiz. To scan or not to scan? Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 56(7):1003, 1052-3. PMID: 23463794.
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    50. Musher DM, Roig IL, Cazares G, Stager CE, Logan N, Safar H. Can an etiologic agent be identified in adults who are hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia: results of a one-year study. J Infect. 2013 Jul; 67(1):11-8. PMID: 23523447.
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    51. Doshi SM, Kulkarni PA, Liao JM, Rueda AM, Musher DM. The impact of statin and macrolide use on early survival in patients with pneumococcal pneumonia. Am J Med Sci. 2013 Mar; 345(3):173-7. PMID: 23111390.
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    52. Corrales-Medina VF, Musher DM, Shachkina S, Chirinos JA. Acute pneumonia and the cardiovascular system. Lancet. 2013 Feb 09; 381(9865):496-505. PMID: 23332146.
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    53. Sandvall B, Rueda AM, Musher DM. Long-term survival following pneumococcal pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 56(8):1145-6. PMID: 23300240.
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    54. Parta M, Hudson BY, Le TP, Ittmann M, Musher DM, Stager C. IRIS iQ200 workstation as a screen for performing urine culture. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Jan; 75(1):5-8. PMID: 23102549.
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    55. Williams TM, Loman NJ, Ebruke C, Musher DM, Adegbola RA, Pallen MJ, Weinstock GM, Antonio M. Genome analysis of a highly virulent serotype 1 strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae from West Africa. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e26742. PMID: 23082106.
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    56. Chien KS, Farmakiotis D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Musher DM. It's not that simple. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jan; 56(2):308. PMID: 23024294.
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    57. Roig IL, Darouiche RO, Musher DM, Trautner BW. Device-related infective endocarditis, with special consideration of implanted intravascular and cardiac devices in a predominantly male population. Scand J Infect Dis. 2012 Oct; 44(10):753-60. PMID: 22681242.
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    58. Marconescu P, Graviss EA, Musher DM. Rates of killing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by ceftaroline, daptomycin, and telavancin compared to that of vancomycin. Scand J Infect Dis. 2012 Aug; 44(8):620-2. PMID: 22668202.
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    59. Ridda I, Musher DM. Is there a potential role for protein-conjugate pneumococcal vaccine in older adults? Australas Med J. 2012; 5(4):231-5. PMID: 22848316.
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    60. Musher DM. Ascent to altitude: a benign cause of splinter hemorrhages. J Travel Med. 2012 Jul; 19(4):253-4. PMID: 22776388.
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    61. Zadroga RJ, Zylla D, Cawcutt K, Musher DM, Gupta P, Kuskowski M, Dincer A, Kaka AS. Pneumococcal pyomyositis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Aug; 55(3):e12-7. PMID: 22523257.
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    62. Musher DM, Stager C. Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jun; 54(11):1675-6. PMID: 22503848.
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    63. Musher DM. Editorial commentary: should 13-valent protein-conjugate pneumococcal vaccine be used routinely in adults? Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jul; 55(2):265-7. PMID: 22495544.
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    64. Fraser TN, Avellaneda AA, Graviss EA, Musher DM. Acute kidney injury associated with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 May; 67(5):1271-7. PMID: 22351681.
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    65. Corrales-Medina VF, Musher DM, Wells GA, Chirinos JA, Chen L, Fine MJ. Cardiac complications in patients with community-acquired pneumonia: incidence, timing, risk factors, and association with short-term mortality. Circulation. 2012 Feb 14; 125(6):773-81. PMID: 22219349.
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    66. Musher DM, Corrales-Medina VF. Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations of COPD. N Engl J Med. 2011 12 08; 365(23):2234; author reply 2236. PMID: 22150045.
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    67. Pande A, Nasir S, Rueda AM, Matejowsky R, Ramos J, Doshi S, Kulkarni P, Musher DM. The incidence of necrotizing changes in adults with pneumococcal pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 01; 54(1):10-6. PMID: 22042878.
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    68. Roig IL, Musher DM, Tweardy DJ. Severe pulmonary involvement in a case attributed to domestically acquired Seoul hantavirus in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 01; 54(1):91-4. PMID: 22042876.
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    69. Musher DM, Manoff SB, McFetridge RD, Liss CL, Marchese RD, Raab J, Rueda AM, Walker ML, Hoover PA. Antibody persistence ten years after first and second doses of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, and immunogenicity and safety of second and third doses in older adults. Hum Vaccin. 2011 Sep; 7(9):919-28. PMID: 21860256.
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    70. Kelly JD, LeLeux TM, Citron DR, Musher DM, Giordano TP. Ulceronodular syphilis (lues maligna praecox) in a person newly diagnosed with HIV infection. BMJ Case Rep. 2011 Jul 20; 2011. PMID: 22689612.
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    71. Corrales-Medina VF, Musher DM. Immunomodulatory agents in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review. J Infect. 2011 Sep; 63(3):187-99. PMID: 21763343.
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    72. Parta M, Musher DM. Benefits and costs of rapid drug susceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Apr 15; 52(8):1079; author reply 1079-80. PMID: 21460328.
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    73. Musher DM. New modalities in treating pneumococcal pneumonia. Hosp Pract (1995). 2011 Apr; 39(2):89-96. PMID: 21576901.
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    74. Musher DM, Sampath R, Rodriguez-Barradas MC. The potential role for protein-conjugate pneumococcal vaccine in adults: what is the supporting evidence? Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Mar 01; 52(5):633-40. PMID: 21292668.
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    75. Thomas JA, Newman KC, Doshi S, Logan N, Musher DM. Bacteraemia from an unrecognized source (occult bacteraemia) occurring during Clostridium difficile infection. Scand J Infect Dis. 2011 Apr; 43(4):269-74. PMID: 21231808.
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    76. Serpa JA, Valayam J, Musher DM, Rossen RD, Pirofski LA, Rodriguez-Barradas MC. V(H)3 antibody response to immunization with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in middle-aged and elderly persons. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):362-6. PMID: 21228144.
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    77. Aslam F, Kolpakchi A, Musher D, Lu L. Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis in a diabetic patient: a case of trepopnea. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 May; 26(5):555-8. PMID: 21161424.
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    78. Corrales-Medina VF, Valayam J, Serpa JA, Rueda AM, Musher DM. The obesity paradox in community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Jan; 15(1):e54-7. PMID: 21095152.
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    79. Parta M, Goebel M, Thomas J, Matloobi M, Stager C, Musher DM. Impact of an assay that enables rapid determination of Staphylococcus species and their drug susceptibility on the treatment of patients with positive blood culture results. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Oct; 31(10):1043-8. PMID: 20731594.
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    80. Rueda AM, Serpa JA, Matloobi M, Mushtaq M, Musher DM. The spectrum of invasive pneumococcal disease at an adult tertiary care hospital in the early 21st century. Medicine (Baltimore). 2010 Sep; 89(5):331-6. PMID: 20827110.
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    81. Madjid M, Musher DM. Preventing myocardial infarction with vaccination: myths and realities. JAMA. 2010 May 05; 303(17):1751-2. PMID: 20442393.
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    82. Musher DM, Manof SB, Liss C, McFetridge RD, Marchese RD, Bushnell B, Alvarez F, Painter C, Blum MD, Silber JL. Safety and antibody response, including antibody persistence for 5 years, after primary vaccination or revaccination with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in middle-aged and older adults. J Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 15; 201(4):516-24. PMID: 20092407.
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    83. Corrales-Medina VF, Madjid M, Musher DM. Role of acute infection in triggering acute coronary syndromes. Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Feb; 10(2):83-92. PMID: 20113977.
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    84. Musher DM. The naming of strep, with apologies to T. S. Eliot. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 15; 49(12):1959. PMID: 19929391.
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    85. Rueda AM, Ormond M, Gore M, Matloobi M, Giordano TP, Musher DM. Hyperglycemia in diabetics and non-diabetics: effect on the risk for and severity of pneumococcal pneumonia. J Infect. 2010 Feb; 60(2):99-105. PMID: 20005251.
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    86. Trautner BW, Musher DM. Dichotomy between content and interpretation. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 01; 49(7):1140. PMID: 19739968.
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    87. Corrales-Medina VF, Serpa J, Rueda AM, Giordano TP, Bozkurt B, Madjid M, Tweardy D, Musher DM. Acute bacterial pneumonia is associated with the occurrence of acute coronary syndromes. Medicine (Baltimore). 2009 May; 88(3):154-9. PMID: 19440118.
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    88. Cope M, Cevallos ME, Cadle RM, Darouiche RO, Musher DM, Trautner BW. Inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria in a tertiary care hospital. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 May 01; 48(9):1182-8. PMID: 19292664.
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    89. Koo HL, Ajami NJ, Jiang ZD, Dupont HL, Atmar RL, Lewis D, Byers P, Abraham P, Quijano RA, Musher DM, Young EJ. A nosocomial outbreak of norovirus infection masquerading as clostridium difficile infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Apr 01; 48(7):e75-7. PMID: 19245344.
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    90. Koo HL, Koo DC, Musher DM, DuPont HL. Antimotility agents for the treatment of Clostridium difficile diarrhea and colitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 01; 48(5):598-605. PMID: 19191646.
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    91. Musher DM, Logan N, Bressler AM, Johnson DP, Rossignol JF. Nitazoxanide versus vancomycin in Clostridium difficile infection: a randomized, double-blind study. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 15; 48(4):e41-6. PMID: 19133801.
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    92. Corrales-Medina VF, Fatemi O, Serpa J, Valayam J, Bozkurt B, Madjid M, Musher DM. The association between Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and acute myocardial infarction. Scand J Infect Dis. 2009; 41(6-7):511-4. PMID: 19396667.
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    93. Musher DM. Clinical and microbiological end points in the treatment of pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Dec 01; 47 Suppl 3:S207-9. PMID: 18986291.
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    94. Nuila F, Cadle RM, Logan N, Musher DM. Antibiotic stewardship and Clostridium difficile-associated disease. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Nov; 29(11):1096-7. PMID: 18947324.
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    95. Mandell L, Wunderink R, Anzueto A, Bartlett J, Campbell D, Dean N, Dowell S, File T, Musher D, Niederman M, Torres A, Whitney C, Fine M. Guideline tyranny: a response to the article by Baum and Kaltsas. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 15; 47(8):1117-8. PMID: 18800941.
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    96. Musher DM, Rueda AM, Nahm MH, Graviss EA, Rodriguez-Barradas MC. Initial and subsequent response to pneumococcal polysaccharide and protein-conjugate vaccines administered sequentially to adults who have recovered from pneumococcal pneumonia. J Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 01; 198(7):1019-27. PMID: 18710324.
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    97. Musher DM. Neurosyphilis: diagnosis and response to treatment. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 01; 47(7):900-2. PMID: 18715158.
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    98. Safdar A, Rodriguez GH, Rueda AM, Wierda WG, Ferrajoli A, Musher DM, O'Brien S, Koller CA, Bodey GP, Keating MJ. Multiple-dose granulocyte-macrophage-colony-stimulating factor plus 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a prospective, randomized trial of safety and immunogenicity. Cancer. 2008 Jul 15; 113(2):383-7. PMID: 18470901.
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    99. Livorsi DJ, Daver NG, Atmar RL, Shelburne SA, White AC, Musher DM. Outcomes of treatment for hematogenous Staphylococcus aureus vertebral osteomyelitis in the MRSA ERA. J Infect. 2008 Aug; 57(2):128-31. PMID: 18562009.
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    100. Musher DM, Aslam S. Treatment of clostridium difficile colitis in the critical care setting. Crit Care Clin. 2008 Apr; 24(2):279-91, viii. PMID: 18361946.
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    101. Aslam S, Musher DM. Nitazoxanide: clinical studies of a broad-spectrum anti-infective agent. Future Microbiol. 2007 Dec; 2(6):583-90. PMID: 18041899.
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    102. Cadle RM, Mansouri MD, Logan N, Kudva DR, Musher DM. Association of proton-pump inhibitors with outcomes in Clostridium difficile colitis. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007 Nov 15; 64(22):2359-63. PMID: 17989446.
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    103. Musher DM, Nuila F, Logan N. The long-term outcome of treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Aug 15; 45(4):523-4. PMID: 17638211.
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    104. McMaster-Baxter NL, Musher DM. Clostridium difficile: recent epidemiologic findings and advances in therapy. Pharmacotherapy. 2007 Jul; 27(7):1029-39. PMID: 17594209.
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    105. Wanahita A, Villeda C, Kutka N, Ramirez J, Musher D. Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of the radionuclide (indium)-labeled leukocyte scan. J Infect. 2007 Sep; 55(3):214-9. PMID: 17597216.
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    106. Musher DM, Manhas A, Jain P, Nuila F, Waqar A, Logan N, Marino B, Graviss EA. Detection of Clostridium difficile toxin: comparison of enzyme immunoassay results with results obtained by cytotoxicity assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Aug; 45(8):2737-9. PMID: 17567791.
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    107. Musher DM, Rueda AM, Kaka AS, Mapara SM. The association between pneumococcal pneumonia and acute cardiac events. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jul 15; 45(2):158-65. PMID: 17578773.
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    108. Booker J, Musher D. Sinusitis complicated by dural sinus thrombosis and Streptococcus pneumoniae endocarditis: a case report and review of the literature. J Infect. 2007 Aug; 55(2):106-10. PMID: 17434591.
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    109. Musher DM, Logan N, Mehendiratta V, Melgarejo NA, Garud S, Hamill RJ. Clostridium difficile colitis that fails conventional metronidazole therapy: response to nitazoxanide. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007 Apr; 59(4):705-10. PMID: 17337513.
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    110. Mandell LA, Wunderink RG, Anzueto A, Bartlett JG, Campbell GD, Dean NC, Dowell SF, File TM, Musher DM, Niederman MS, Torres A, Whitney CG. Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society consensus guidelines on the management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Mar 01; 44 Suppl 2:S27-72. PMID: 17278083.
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    111. Chandra D, Soubra SH, Musher DM. A 57-year-old man with a fluid-containing lung cavity: infection of an emphysematous bulla with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Chest. 2006 Dec; 130(6):1942-6. PMID: 17167021.
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    112. Gonzalez BE, Rueda AM, Shelburne SA, Musher DM, Hamill RJ, Hulten KG. Community-associated strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococccus aureus as the cause of healthcare-associated infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Oct; 27(10):1051-6. PMID: 17006811.
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    113. Musher DM, Rueda-Jaimes AM, Graviss EA, Rodriguez-Barradas MC. Effect of pneumococcal vaccination: a comparison of vaccination rates in patients with bacteremic and nonbacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Oct 15; 43(8):1004-8. PMID: 16983612.
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    114. Kaka AS, Rueda AM, Shelburne SA, Hulten K, Hamill RJ, Musher DM. Bactericidal activity of orally available agents against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2006 Sep; 58(3):680-3. PMID: 16840428.
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    115. Musher DM, Logan N, Hamill RJ, Dupont HL, Lentnek A, Gupta A, Rossignol JF. Nitazoxanide for the treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Aug 15; 43(4):421-7. PMID: 16838229.
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    116. Wanahita A, Davis B, Hamill RJ, Goldsmith EA, Rodgers JR, Cook RG, Lamphear JG, Musher DM. Clostridium difficile lacks detectable superantigen activity. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2006 Jul; 47(2):275-7. PMID: 16831215.
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    117. Aslam S, Musher DM. An update on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated disease. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2006 Jun; 35(2):315-35. PMID: 16880068.
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    118. Musher DM, Nichol AC, Rueda AM. Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae as a cause of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Jun; 44(6):2304-6. PMID: 16757647.
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    119. Mehendiratta V, McCarty BC, Gomez L, Graviss EA, Musher DM. Computerized tomography (CT)-guided aspiration of abscesses: outcome of therapy at a tertiary care hospital. J Infect. 2007 Feb; 54(2):122-8. PMID: 16678902.
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    120. Musher DM. Pneumococcal vaccine--direct and indirect ("herd") effects. N Engl J Med. 2006 Apr 06; 354(14):1522-4. PMID: 16598050.
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    121. Musher DM, Logan N, Mehendiratta V. Epidemic Clostridium difficile. N Engl J Med. 2006 Mar 16; 354(11):1199-203; author reply 1199-203. PMID: 16540624.
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    122. Ramanathan V, Nguyen PT, Van Nguyen P, Khan A, Musher D. Successful medical management of recurrent emphysematous pyelonephritis. Urology. 2006 Mar; 67(3):623.e11-3. PMID: 16504262.
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    123. Musher DM. Undisclosed conflicts of interest. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Feb 07; 144(3):225; author reply 225-6. PMID: 16461978.
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    124. Musher DM. Pneumococcal serotypes and virulence. J Infect Dis. 2006 Feb 01; 193(3):477; author reply 477-8. PMID: 16388500.
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    125. Aslam S, Hamill RJ, Musher DM. Treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease: old therapies and new strategies. Lancet Infect Dis. 2005 Sep; 5(9):549-57. PMID: 16122678.
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    126. Musher DM, Aslam S, Logan N, Nallacheru S, Bhaila I, Borchert F, Hamill RJ. Relatively poor outcome after treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis with metronidazole. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Jun 01; 40(11):1586-90. PMID: 15889354.
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    127. Musher DM. The usefulness of sputum gram stain and culture. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Feb 28; 165(4):470-1. PMID: 15738381.
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    128. Musher DM, Ceasar H, Kojic EM, Musher BL, Gathe JC, Romero-Steiner S, White AC. Administration of protein-conjugate pneumococcal vaccine to patients who have invasive disease after splenectomy despite their having received 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. J Infect Dis. 2005 Apr 01; 191(7):1063-7. PMID: 15747240.
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    129. Musher D, Gross RM. Sinusitis. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jan 13; 352(2):203-4; author reply 203-4. PMID: 15647588.
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    130. Baughn RE, Musher DM. Secondary syphilitic lesions. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2005 Jan; 18(1):205-16. PMID: 15653827.
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    131. Musher DM, Musher BL. Contagious acute gastrointestinal infections. N Engl J Med. 2004 Dec 02; 351(23):2417-27. PMID: 15575058.
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    132. Musher DM. Anemia and infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Dec 01; 39(11):1731-2; author reply 1732. PMID: 15578381.
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    133. Shelburne SA, Musher DM, Hulten K, Ceasar H, Lu MY, Bhaila I, Hamill RJ. In vitro killing of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with drug combinations. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Oct; 48(10):4016-9. PMID: 15388469.
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    134. Musher DM, Montoya R, Wanahita A. Diagnostic value of microscopic examination of Gram-stained sputum and sputum cultures in patients with bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Jul 15; 39(2):165-9. PMID: 15307023.
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    135. Lewin MR, Musher D. Spotted-fever-group rickettsioses in north Asia. Lancet. 2004 Mar 27; 363(9414):1076. PMID: 15051294.
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    136. Mandell LA, Bartlett JG, Dowell SF, File TM, Musher DM, Whitney C. Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Dec 01; 37(11):1405-33. PMID: 14614663.
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    137. Wanahita A, Goldsmith EA, Marino BJ, Musher DM. Clostridium difficile infection in patients with unexplained leukocytosis. Am J Med. 2003 Nov; 115(7):543-6. PMID: 14599633.
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    138. Lewin MR, Bouyer DH, Walker DH, Musher DM. Rickettsia sibirica infection in members of scientific expeditions to northern Asia. Lancet. 2003 Oct 11; 362(9391):1201-2. PMID: 14568744.
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    139. Chang FY, MacDonald BB, Peacock JE, Musher DM, Triplett P, Mylotte JM, O'Donnell A, Wagener MM, Yu VL. A prospective multicenter study of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: incidence of endocarditis, risk factors for mortality, and clinical impact of methicillin resistance. Medicine (Baltimore). 2003 Sep; 82(5):322-32. PMID: 14530781.
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    140. Chang FY, Peacock JE, Musher DM, Triplett P, MacDonald BB, Mylotte JM, O'Donnell A, Wagener MM, Yu VL. Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: recurrence and the impact of antibiotic treatment in a prospective multicenter study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2003 Sep; 82(5):333-9. PMID: 14530782.
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    141. Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Alexandraki I, Nazir T, Foltzer M, Musher DM, Brown S, Thornby J. Response of human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy to vaccination with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Aug 01; 37(3):438-47. PMID: 12884170.
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    142. Anstadt MP, Guill CK, Ferguson ER, Gordon HS, Soltero ER, Beall AC, Musher DM. Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment of empyema thoracis: an outcomes analysis. Am J Med Sci. 2003 Jul; 326(1):9-14. PMID: 12861120.
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    143. Musher DM. How contagious are common respiratory tract infections? N Engl J Med. 2003 Mar 27; 348(13):1256-66. PMID: 12660390.
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    144. Gonzalez OY, Musher DM, Brar I, Furgeson S, Boktour MR, Septimus EJ, Hamill RJ, Graviss EA. Spectrum of bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) infection after intravesical BCG immunotherapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 15; 36(2):140-8. PMID: 12522745.
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    145. Musher DM, Young EJ. Diagnosis still in question. N Engl J Med. 2002 Nov 28; 347(22):1805-6; author reply 1805-6. PMID: 12456863.
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    146. Musher D, Goldsmith E, Dunbar S, Tilney G, Darouiche R, Yu Q, López JA, Dong JF. Association of hypercoagulable states and increased platelet adhesion and aggregation with bacterial colonization of intravenous catheters. J Infect Dis. 2002 Sep 15; 186(6):769-73. PMID: 12198610.
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    147. Gonzalez OY, Jovanovich JF, Mayers DL, Musher DM. The lack of therapeutic benefit of adding hydroxyurea to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Jul 01; 30(3):363-4. PMID: 12131575.
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    148. Wanahita A, Goldsmith EA, Musher DM. Conditions associated with leukocytosis in a tertiary care hospital, with particular attention to the role of infection caused by clostridium difficile. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jun 15; 34(12):1585-92. PMID: 12032893.
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    149. Musher DM, Dowell ME, Shortridge VD, Flamm RK, Jorgensen JH, Le Magueres P, Krause KL. Emergence of macrolide resistance during treatment of pneumococcal pneumonia. N Engl J Med. 2002 Feb 21; 346(8):630-1. PMID: 11856810.
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    150. Wanahita A, Goldsmith EA, Musher DM, Clarridge JE, Rubio J, Krishnan B, Trial J. Interaction between human polymorphonuclear leukocytes and Streptococcus milleri group bacteria. J Infect Dis. 2002 Jan 01; 185(1):85-90. PMID: 11756985.
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