TODD LASCO

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pathology & Immunology
Address6720 BERTNER
Houston, TX 77030
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    1. Centeno FH, Lasco T, Ahmed AA, Al Mohajer M. Characteristics of Rickettsia typhi Infections Detected with Next-Generation Sequencing of Microbial Cell-Free Deoxyribonucleic Acid in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jul; 8(7):ofab147. PMID: 34250186.
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    2. Al Mohajer M, Panthagani KM, Lasco T, Lembcke B, Hemmige V. Association between universal face shield in a quaternary care center and reduction of SARS-COV2 infections among healthcare personnel and hospitalized patients. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Apr; 105:252-255. PMID: 33610788.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Zidaru A, Eales BM, Wang W, Merlau PR, Lasco TM, Sofjan AK, Tam VH. MIC profiling of ceftazidime/avibactam against two carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2020 12; 23:385-387. PMID: 33166758.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    4. Watson KJ, Trautner B, Russo H, Phe K, Lasco T, Pipkins T, Lembcke B, Al Mohajer M. Using clinical decision support to improve urine culture diagnostic stewardship, antimicrobial stewardship, and financial cost: A multicenter experience. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 05; 41(5):564-570. PMID: 32131910.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Sofjan AK, Musgrove RJ, Beyda ND, Russo HP, Lasco TM, Yau R, Restrepo A, Garey KW. Prevalence and predictors of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis due to ceftriaxone-resistant organisms at a large tertiary centre in the USA. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2018 12; 15:41-47. PMID: 29842975.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    6. Abodakpi H, Chang KT, Sánchez Díaz AM, Cantón R, Lasco TM, Chan K, Sofjan AK, Tam VH. Prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase-producing bloodstream isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary care hospital. J Chemother. 2018 Apr; 30(2):115-119. PMID: 29125052.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    7. Skoglund E, Ledesma KR, Lasco TM, Tam VH. Ceftolozane/tazobactam activity against meropenem-non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infection isolates. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2017 12; 11:154-155. PMID: 29101084.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    8. Chen A, Smith KP, Whitfield BA, Zucchi PC, Lasco TM, Bias TE, Kirby JE, Hirsch EB. Activity of minocycline against Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates, with comparison to doxycycline and tigecycline. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Aug; 88(4):365-367. PMID: 28535946.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    9. McConnell MF, Shi A, Lasco TM, Yoon L. Disseminated coccidioidomycosis with multifocal musculoskeletal disease involvement. Radiol Case Rep. 2017 Mar; 12(1):141-145. PMID: 28228898.
      Citations: 4     
    10. Biehle LR, Cottreau JM, Thompson DJ, Filipek RL, O'Donnell JN, Lasco TM, Mahoney MV, Hirsch EB. Outcomes and Risk Factors for Mortality among Patients Treated with Carbapenems for Klebsiella spp. Bacteremia. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0143845. PMID: 26618357.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Nesher L, Hadi CM, Salazar L, Wootton SH, Garey KW, Lasco T, Luce AM, Hasbun R. Epidemiology of meningitis with a negative CSF Gram stain: under-utilization of available diagnostic tests. Epidemiol Infect. 2016 Jan; 144(1):189-97. PMID: 25989841.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Kilic A, Alam MJ, Tisdel NL, Shah DN, Yapar M, Lasco TM, Garey KW. Multiplex Real-Time PCR Method for Simultaneous Identification and Toxigenic Type Characterization of Clostridium difficile From Stool Samples. Ann Lab Med. 2015 May; 35(3):306-13. PMID: 25932438.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    13. 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.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    14. Aitken SL, Joseph TB, Shah DN, Lasco TM, Palmer HR, DuPont HL, Xie Y, Garey KW. Healthcare resource utilization for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in a large university hospital in Houston, Texas. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e102848. PMID: 25057871.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Beyda ND, John J, Kilic A, Alam MJ, Lasco TM, Garey KW. FKS mutant Candida glabrata: risk factors and outcomes in patients with candidemia. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 15; 59(6):819-25. PMID: 24879785.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    16. 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.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    17. 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.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    18. Hirsch EB, Chang KT, Zucchi PC, Francoeur DN, Ledesma KR, Tam VH, Lasco TM. An evaluation of multiple phenotypic screening methods for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Enterobacteriaceae. J Infect Chemother. 2014 Mar; 20(3):224-7. PMID: 24674388.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    19. Huang JS, Jiang ZD, Garey KW, Lasco T, Dupont HL. Use of rifamycin drugs and development of infection by rifamycin-resistant strains of Clostridium difficile. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Jun; 57(6):2690-3. PMID: 23545528.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. McGrath DM, Barbu EM, Driessen WH, Lasco TM, Tarrand JJ, Okhuysen PC, Kontoyiannis DP, Sidman RL, Pasqualini R, Arap W. Mechanism of action and initial evaluation of a membrane active all-D-enantiomer antimicrobial peptidomimetic. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Feb 26; 110(9):3477-82. PMID: 23345420.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    21. Jiang ZD, Hoang LN, Lasco TM, Garey KW, Dupont HL. Physician attitudes toward the use of fecal transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in a metropolitan area. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 56(7):1059-60. PMID: 23223589.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    22. Tam VH, Hirsch EB, Lasco TM, Gentry LO, Palmer HR. Correlation of hospital carbapenem consumption and resistance trends in selected gram-negative bacteria. Ann Pharmacother. 2012 Jul-Aug; 46(7-8):1120-2. PMID: 22764323.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    23. Shah DN, Yau R, Lasco TM, Weston J, Salazar M, Palmer HR, Garey KW. Impact of prior inappropriate fluconazole dosing on isolation of fluconazole-nonsusceptible Candida species in hospitalized patients with candidemia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Jun; 56(6):3239-43. PMID: 22411611.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    24. Shah DN, Yau R, Weston J, Lasco TM, Salazar M, Palmer HR, Garey KW. Evaluation of antifungal therapy in patients with candidaemia based on susceptibility testing results: implications for antimicrobial stewardship programmes. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Sep; 66(9):2146-51. PMID: 21700622.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    25. Hirsch EB, Chang KT, Lasco TM, Caeiro JP, Tam VH. Emergence of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Texas. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 69(2):234-5. PMID: 21251574.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    26. Skeiky YA, Dietrich J, Lasco TM, Stagliano K, Dheenadhayalan V, Goetz MA, Cantarero L, Basaraba RJ, Bang P, Kromann I, McMclain JB, Sadoff JC, Andersen P. Non-clinical efficacy and safety of HyVac4:IC31 vaccine administered in a BCG prime-boost regimen. Vaccine. 2010 Jan 22; 28(4):1084-93. PMID: 19896449.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
    27. Lasco TM, Gonzalez-Juarrero M, Saalmüller A, Lunney JK. Cross-reaction of anti-human CD monoclonal antibodies on guinea pig cells: a summary of the guinea pig section of the HLDA8 animal homologues data. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2007 Sep 15; 119(1-2):131-6. PMID: 17658620.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    28. Yamamoto T, Lasco TM, Uchida K, Goto Y, Jeevan A, McFarland C, Ly L, Yamamoto S, McMurray DN. Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination modulates TNF-alpha production after pulmonary challenge with virulent Mycobacterium tuberculosis in guinea pigs. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2007 Mar; 87(2):155-65. PMID: 17289434.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    29. Jeevan A, McFarland CT, Yoshimura T, Skwor T, Cho H, Lasco T, McMurray DN. Production and characterization of guinea pig recombinant gamma interferon and its effect on macrophage activation. Infect Immun. 2006 Jan; 74(1):213-24. PMID: 16368975.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    30. McMurray DN, Allen SS, Jeevan A, Lasco T, Cho H, Skwor T, Yamamoto T, McFarland C, Yoshimura T. Vaccine-induced cytokine responses in a guinea pig model of pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2005 Sep-Nov; 85(5-6):295-301. PMID: 16253558.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    31. Saalmüller A, Lunney JK, Daubenberger C, Davis W, Fischer U, Göbel TW, Griebel P, Hollemweguer E, Lasco T, Meister R, Schuberth HJ, Sestak K, Sopp P, Steinbach F, Xiao-Wei W, Aasted B. Summary of the animal homologue section of HLDA8. Cell Immunol. 2005 Jul-Aug; 236(1-2):51-8. PMID: 16198325.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    32. Lasco TM, Cassone L, Kamohara H, Yoshimura T, McMurray DN. Evaluating the role of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in experimental pulmonary tuberculosis in the guinea pig. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2005 Jul; 85(4):245-58. PMID: 15958260.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    33. Cho H, Lasco TM, Allen SS, Yoshimura T, McMurray DN. Recombinant guinea pig tumor necrosis factor alpha stimulates the expression of interleukin-12 and the inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth in macrophages. Infect Immun. 2005 Mar; 73(3):1367-76. PMID: 15731034.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    34. Izzo A, Brandt L, Lasco T, Kipnis AP, Orme I. NIH pre-clinical screening program: overview and current status. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2005 Jan-Mar; 85(1-2):25-8. PMID: 15687024.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    35. Brandt L, Skeiky YA, Alderson MR, Lobet Y, Dalemans W, Turner OC, Basaraba RJ, Izzo AA, Lasco TM, Chapman PL, Reed SG, Orme IM. The protective effect of the Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine is increased by coadministration with the Mycobacterium tuberculosis 72-kilodalton fusion polyprotein Mtb72F in M. tuberculosis-infected guinea pigs. Infect Immun. 2004 Nov; 72(11):6622-32. PMID: 15501795.
      Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    36. Allen SS, Cassone L, Lasco TM, McMurray DN. Effect of neutralizing transforming growth factor beta1 on the immune response against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in guinea pigs. Infect Immun. 2004 Mar; 72(3):1358-63. PMID: 14977939.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    37. Lasco TM, Turner OC, Cassone L, Sugawara I, Yamada H, McMurray DN, Orme IM. Rapid accumulation of eosinophils in lung lesions in guinea pigs infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Infect Immun. 2004 Feb; 72(2):1147-9. PMID: 14742563.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    38. Lasco TM, Yamamoto T, Yoshimura T, Allen SS, Cassone L, McMurray DN. Effect of Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination on Mycobacterium-specific cellular proliferation and tumor necrosis factor alpha production from distinct guinea pig leukocyte populations. Infect Immun. 2003 Dec; 71(12):7035-42. PMID: 14638793.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    39. Bäumler AJ, Norris TL, Lasco T, Voight W, Reissbrodt R, Rabsch W, Heffron F. IroN, a novel outer membrane siderophore receptor characteristic of Salmonella enterica. J Bacteriol. 1998 Mar; 180(6):1446-53. PMID: 9515912.
      Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:Cells
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