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TitleClinical Associate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Infectious Disease
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    K23DK084513     (KOO, HOONMO LEE)Jul 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2014
    Host Genetic Susceptibility and Immune Responses to Norovirus Infections
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. 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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    2. Garey KW, Aitken SL, Dima-Ala A, Beyda ND, Kuper K, Xie Y, Koo HL. Echinocandin use in hospitalized patients: a multi-institutional study. Am J Med Sci. 2015 Apr; 349(4):316-20. PMID: 25607510.
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    3. Ye X, Van JN, Munoz FM, Revell PA, Kozinetz CA, Krance RA, Atmar RL, Estes MK, Koo HL. Noroviruses as a Cause of Diarrhea in Immunocompromised Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2015 Jul; 15(7):1874-81. PMID: 25788003; PMCID: PMC4780324.
    4. Aitken SL, Hemmige VS, Koo HL, Vuong NN, Lasco TM, Garey KW. Real-world performance of a microarray-based rapid diagnostic for Gram-positive bloodstream infections and potential utility for antimicrobial stewardship. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jan; 81(1):4-8. PMID: 25445120.
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    5. Crews JD, Koo HL, Jiang ZD, Starke JR, DuPont HL. A hospital-based study of the clinical characteristics of Clostridium difficile infection in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Sep; 33(9):924-8. PMID: 25361022; PMCID: PMC4217137.
    6. Koo HL, Van JN, Zhao M, Ye X, Revell PA, Jiang ZD, Grimes CZ, Koo DC, Lasco T, Kozinetz CA, Garey KW, DuPont HL. Real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of asymptomatic Clostridium difficile colonization and rising C. difficile-associated disease rates. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun; 35(6):667-73. PMID: 24799643.
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    7. Aitken SL, Beyda ND, Shah DN, Palmer HR, Lasco TM, Koo H, Garey KW. Clinical practice patterns in hospitalized patients at risk for invasive candidiasis: role of antifungal stewardship programs in an era of rapid diagnostics. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Jun; 48(6):683-90. PMID: 24687545.
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    8. Darkoh C, Turnwald BP, Koo HL, Garey KW, Jiang ZD, Aitken SL, DuPont HL. Colonic immunopathogenesis of Clostridium difficile infections. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 Apr; 21(4):509-17. PMID: 24477852; PMCID: PMC3993122.
    9. Dinardo AR, Lewis DS, Koo HL, Goodman JC, Chiao E, Andrade R. Paradoxical immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome due to toxoplasmic encephalitis: two cases and review of initiation of antiretroviral timing in toxoplasmic encephalitis IRIS. F1000Res. 2013; 2:133. PMID: 24358883; PMCID: PMC3814919.
    10. Shah DN, Bhatt NS, Welch JK, Koo HL, Garey KW. Defining acute renal dysfunction as a criterion for the severity of Clostridium difficile infection in patients with community-onset vs hospital-onset infection. J Hosp Infect. 2013 Apr; 83(4):294-9. PMID: 23433867; PMCID: PMC3984400.
    11. Koo HL, Neill FH, Estes MK, Munoz FM, Cameron A, DuPont HL, Atmar RL. Noroviruses: The Most Common Pediatric Viral Enteric Pathogen at a Large University Hospital After Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccination. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Mar; 2(1):57-60. PMID: 23687584; PMCID: PMC3656546.
    12. Khalaf N, Crews JD, DuPont HL, Koo HL. Clostridium difficile: an emerging pathogen in children. Discov Med. 2012 Aug; 14(75):105-13. PMID: 22935207; PMCID: PMC4737473.
    13. Koo HL, Sabounchi S, Huang DB, DuPont HL. Rifaximin therapy of irritable bowel syndrome. Clin Med Insights Gastroenterol. 2012; 5:31-41. PMID: 24833932; PMCID: PMC3987760.
    14. Siddiq DM, Koo HL, Adachi JA, Viola GM. Norovirus gastroenteritis successfully treated with nitazoxanide. J Infect. 2011 Nov; 63(5):394-7. PMID: 21839773; PMCID: PMC3368802.
    15. Koo HL, Garey KW, Dupont HL. Future novel therapeutic agents for Clostridium difficile infection. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2010 Jul; 19(7):825-36. PMID: 20521993; PMCID: PMC3159574.
    16. Koo HL, Ajami N, Atmar RL, DuPont HL. Noroviruses: The leading cause of gastroenteritis worldwide. Discov Med. 2010 Jul; 10(50):61-70. PMID: 20670600; PMCID: PMC3150746.
    17. Shah D, Dang MD, Hasbun R, Koo HL, Jiang ZD, DuPont HL, Garey KW. Clostridium difficile infection: update on emerging antibiotic treatment options and antibiotic resistance. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2010 May; 8(5):555-64. PMID: 20455684; PMCID: PMC3138198.
    18. Koo HL, Ajami NJ, Jiang ZD, Neill FH, Atmar RL, Ericsson CD, Okhuysen PC, Taylor DN, Bourgeois AL, Steffen R, DuPont HL. Noroviruses as a cause of diarrhea in travelers to Guatemala, India, and Mexico. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 May; 48(5):1673-6. PMID: 20305012; PMCID: PMC2863947.
    19. Koo HL, DuPont HL. Rifaximin: a unique gastrointestinal-selective antibiotic for enteric diseases. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan; 26(1):17-25. PMID: 19881343; PMCID: PMC4737517.
    20. Koo HL, Dupont HL, Huang DB. The role of rifaximin in the treatment and chemoprophylaxis of travelers' diarrhea. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2009; 5:841-8. PMID: 19898648; PMCID: PMC2773752.
    21. Koo HL, DuPont HL. Noroviruses as a potential cause of protracted and lethal disease in immunocompromised patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 01; 49(7):1069-71. PMID: 19705972.
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    22. Vigil KJ, Jiang ZD, Chen JJ, Palumbo KL, Galbadage T, Brown EL, Yiang J, Koo H, DuPont MW, Ericsson C, Adachi JA, DuPont HL. Coliform and Escherichia coli contamination of desserts served in public restaurants from Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston, Texas. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Apr; 80(4):606-8. PMID: 19346385.
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    23. 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; PMCID: PMC3761966.
    24. 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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    25. Koo HL, Jiang ZD, Brown E, Garcia C, Qi H, Dupont HL. Coliform contamination of vegetables obtained from popular restaurants in Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston, Texas. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 15; 47(2):218-21. PMID: 18540820.
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    26. Koo HL, Hamill RJ, Gentry LO. Disseminated histoplasmosis manifesting as a soft-tissue chest wall mass in a heart transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis. 2008 Oct; 10(5):351-3. PMID: 18194370.
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    27. Koo HL, Hamill RJ, Andrade RA. Drug-drug interaction between itraconazole and efavirenz in a patient with AIDS and disseminated histoplasmosis. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Sep 15; 45(6):e77-9. PMID: 17712747.
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    28. Koo HL, DuPont HL. Current and future developments in travelers' diarrhea therapy. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2006 Jun; 4(3):417-27. PMID: 16771619.
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    29. Huang DB, Koo H, DuPont HL. Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli: An Emerging Pathogen. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2004 Apr; 6(2):83-86. PMID: 15023269.
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    30. Huang DB, Koo H, Dougherty D, Hassan Y. Psychopathology among persons responding to participation as normal controls in behavioral research studies. Compr Psychiatry. 2003 Mar-Apr; 44(2):83-7. PMID: 12658616.
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