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1.

Pilot Ex Vivo and In Vitro Evaluation of a Novel Foley Catheter with Antimicrobial Periurethral Irrigation for Prevention of Extraluminal Biofilm Colonization Leading to Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs).

Vargas-Cruz N, Rosenblatt J, Reitzel RA, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad I.

Biomed Res Int. 2019 Dec 23;2019:2869039. doi: 10.1155/2019/2869039. eCollection 2019.

PMID:
31976318
2.

Minocycline-EDTA-Ethanol Antimicrobial Catheter Lock Solution is highly effective in vitro for Eradication of Candida auris Biofilms.

Reitzel RA, Rosenblatt J, Gerges BZ, Vargas-Cruz N, Raad II.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Jan 13. pii: AAC.02146-19. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02146-19. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31932380
3.

Whole-genome sequencing of Staphylococcus epidermidis bloodstream isolates from a prospective clinical trial reveals that complicated bacteraemia is caused by a limited number of closely related sequence types.

Shelburne SA, Dib RW, Endres BT, Reitzel R, Li X, Kalia A, Sahasrabhojane P, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Vargas-Cruz NS, Jiang Y, Garey K, Fowler VG Jr, Holland TL, Gu J, Miller W, Sakurai A, Arias CA, Aitken SL, Greenberg DE, Kim J, Flores AR, Raad I.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Oct 19. pii: S1198-743X(19)30535-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.10.008. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31639470
4.

Epidemiology of Infectious and Noninfectious Catheter Complications in Patients Receiving Home Parenteral Nutrition: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Reitzel RA, Rosenblatt J, Chaftari AM, Raad II.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2019 Sep;43(7):832-851. doi: 10.1002/jpen.1609. Epub 2019 Jun 6. Review.

PMID:
31172542
5.

Nitroglycerin-Citrate-Ethanol Catheter Lock Solution Is Highly Effective for In Vitro Eradication of Candida auris Biofilm.

Vargas-Cruz N, Reitzel RA, Rosenblatt J, Chaftari AM, Wilson Dib R, Hachem R, Kontoyiannis DP, Raad II.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Jun 24;63(7). pii: e00299-19. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00299-19. Print 2019 Jul.

6.

Corrigendum to "Can procalcitonin differentiate Staphylococcus aureus from coagulase-negative staphylococci in clustered gram-positive bacteremia?" [Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2019;76(2):158-161].

Shomali W, Hachem R, Chaftari AM, Bahu R, El Helou G, Jiang Y, Hanania AN, Reitzel R, Raad I.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 May;94(1):105. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2019.02.001. Epub 2019 Mar 6. No abstract available.

PMID:
30852051
7.

Assessment of the Potential for Inducing Resistance in Multidrug-Resistant Organisms from Exposure to Minocycline, Rifampin, and Chlorhexidine Used To Treat Intravascular Devices.

Rosenblatt J, Vargas-Cruz N, Reitzel RA, Raad II.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Apr 25;63(5). pii: e00040-19. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00040-19. Print 2019 May.

8.

A Design-Based Stereologic Method to Quantify the Tissue Changes Associated with a Novel Drug-Eluting Tracheobronchial Stent.

Debiane L, Reitzel R, Rosenblatt J, Gagea M, Chavez MA, Adachi R, Grosu HB, Sheshadri A, Hill LR, Raad I, Ost DE.

Respiration. 2019;98(1):60-69. doi: 10.1159/000496152. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

PMID:
30799409
9.

In vitro activity of tedizolid and comparator agents against clinical Gram-positive isolates recovered from patients with cancer.

Rolston KVI, Reitzel R, Vargas-Cruz N, Shelburne SA, Raad II, Prince RA.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;91(4):351-353. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.03.009. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

PMID:
29661529
10.

Comparative Efficacies of Antimicrobial Catheter Lock Solutions for Fungal Biofilm Eradication in an in Vitro Model of Catheter-Related Fungemia.

Rosenblatt J, Reitzel RA, Vargas-Cruz N, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad II.

J Fungi (Basel). 2017 Feb 10;3(1). pii: E7. doi: 10.3390/jof3010007.

11.

Sodium Mercaptoethane Sulfonate Reduces Collagenolytic Degradation and Synergistically Enhances Antimicrobial Durability in an Antibiotic-Loaded Biopolymer Film for Prevention of Surgical-Site Infections.

Rosenblatt J, Reitzel RA, Viola GM, Vargas-Cruz N, Selber J, Raad I.

Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:3149536. doi: 10.1155/2017/3149536. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

12.

Caprylic and Polygalacturonic Acid Combinations for Eradication of Microbial Organisms Embedded in Biofilm.

Rosenblatt J, Reitzel RA, Vargas-Cruz N, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad I.

Front Microbiol. 2017 Oct 18;8:1999. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01999. eCollection 2017.

13.

Correction for Chaftari et al., "A Novel Nonantibiotic Nitroglycerin-Based Catheter Lock Solution for Prevention of Intraluminal Central Venous Catheter Infections in Cancer Patients".

Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Szvalb A, Taremi M, Granwehr B, Viola GM, Amin S, Assaf A, Numan Y, Shah P, Gasitashvili K, Natividad E, Jiang Y, Slack R, Reitzel R, Rosenblatt J, Mouhayar E, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 25;61(8). pii: e01324-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01324-17. Print 2017 Aug. No abstract available.

14.

Novel plasma telomerase detection method to improve cancer diagnostic assessment.

Hilal G, Reitzel R, Al Hamal Z, Chaftari AM, Al Wohoush I, Jiang Y, Hachem R, Raad II.

PLoS One. 2017 May 3;12(5):e0174266. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174266. eCollection 2017.

15.

A Novel Nonantibiotic Nitroglycerin-Based Catheter Lock Solution for Prevention of Intraluminal Central Venous Catheter Infections in Cancer Patients.

Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Szvalb A, Taremi M, Granwehr B, Viola GM, Amin S, Assaf A, Numan Y, Shah P, Gasitashvili K, Natividad E, Jiang Y, Slack R, Reitzel R, Rosenblatt J, Mouhayar E, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jun 27;61(7). pii: e00091-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00091-17. Print 2017 Jul. Erratum in: Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 25;61(8):.

16.

In Vitro Study of Antimicrobial Percutaneous Nephrostomy Catheters for Prevention of Renal Infections.

Vargas-Cruz N, Reitzel RA, Rosenblatt J, Jamal M, Szvalb AD, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 May 24;61(6). pii: e02596-16. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02596-16. Print 2017 Jun.

17.

Antimicrobial Activities of Ceftazidime-Avibactam and Comparator Agents against Clinical Bacteria Isolated from Patients with Cancer.

Hachem R, Reitzel R, Rolston K, Chaftari AM, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Mar 24;61(4). pii: e02106-16. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02106-16. Print 2017 Apr.

18.

In Vitro Assessment of the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Optimized Nitroglycerin-Citrate-Ethanol as a Nonantibiotic, Antimicrobial Catheter Lock Solution for Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections.

Reitzel RA, Rosenblatt J, Hirsh-Ginsberg C, Murray K, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Aug 22;60(9):5175-81. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00254-16. Print 2016 Sep.

19.

Case-Control Study of Telavancin as an Alternative Treatment for Gram-Positive Bloodstream Infections in Patients with Cancer.

Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Jordan M, Garoge K, Al Hamal Z, El Zakhem A, Viola GM, Granwehr B, Mulanovich V, Gagel A, Reitzel R, Yousif A, Jiang Y, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Oct 19;60(1):239-44. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00617-15. Print 2016 Jan.

20.

Role of Procalcitonin and Interleukin-6 in Predicting Cancer, and Its Progression Independent of Infection.

Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Reitzel R, Jordan M, Jiang Y, Yousif A, Garoge K, Deshmukh P, Al Hamal Z, Jabbour J, Hanania A, Raad S, Jamal M, Raad I.

PLoS One. 2015 Jul 6;10(7):e0130999. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130999. eCollection 2015.

21.

Novel in situ liquefying antimicrobial wrap for preventing tissue expander infections following breast reconstructive surgeries.

Rosenblatt J, Viola GM, Reitzel RA, Jamal MA, Crosby MA, Raad I.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2016 Feb;104(2):369-74. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33399. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

PMID:
25809618
22.

Caprylic acid and glyceryl trinitrate combination for eradication of biofilm.

Rosenblatt J, Reitzel RA, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Mar;59(3):1786-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04561-14. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

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Disposable gendine antimicrobial gloves for preventing transmission of pathogens in health care settings.

Reitzel R, Rosenblatt J, Jiang Y, Hachem R, Raad I.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Jan;42(1):55-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.07.005.

PMID:
24388469
25.

Glyceryl trinitrate complements citrate and ethanol in a novel antimicrobial catheter lock solution to eradicate biofilm organisms.

Rosenblatt J, Reitzel R, Dvorak T, Jiang Y, Hachem RY, Raad II.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Aug;57(8):3555-60. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00229-13. Epub 2013 May 13.

26.

Can procalcitonin differentiate Staphylococcus aureus from coagulase-negative staphylococci in clustered gram-positive bacteremia?

Shomali W, Hachem R, Chaftari AM, Bahu R, Helou GE, Jiang Y, Hanania AN, Hanania A, Reitzel R, Raad I.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;76(2):158-61. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.03.004. Epub 2013 Apr 8. Erratum in: Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 May;94(1):105. Hanania A [corrected to Hanania AN].

PMID:
23578976
27.

Urinary catheterization of male rabbits: a new technique and a review of urogenital anatomy.

Uthamanthil RK, Hachem RY, Gagea M, Reitzel RA, Borne AT, Tinkey PT.

J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2013 Mar;52(2):180-5.

28.

Chelator-based catheter lock solutions in eradicating organisms in biofilm.

Raad I, Rosenblatt J, Reitzel R, Jiang Y, Dvorak T, Hachem R.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Jan;57(1):586-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01287-12. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

29.

Rhodococcus bacteremia in cancer patients is mostly catheter related and associated with biofilm formation.

Al Akhrass F, Al Wohoush I, Chaftari AM, Reitzel R, Jiang Y, Ghannoum M, Tarrand J, Hachem R, Raad I.

PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32945. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032945. Epub 2012 Mar 13.

30.

Improved antibiotic-impregnated catheters with extended-spectrum activity against resistant bacteria and fungi.

Raad I, Mohamed JA, Reitzel RA, Jiang Y, Raad S, Al Shuaibi M, Chaftari AM, Hachem RY.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Feb;56(2):935-41. doi: 10.1128/AAC.05836-11. Epub 2011 Nov 28.

31.

The prevention of biofilm colonization by multidrug-resistant pathogens that cause ventilator-associated pneumonia with antimicrobial-coated endotracheal tubes.

Raad II, Mohamed JA, Reitzel RA, Jiang Y, Dvorak TL, Ghannoum MA, Hachem RY, Chaftari AM.

Biomaterials. 2011 Apr;32(11):2689-94. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.12.015. Epub 2011 Feb 3.

PMID:
21295343
32.

Clinical effectiveness and risk of emerging resistance associated with prolonged use of antibiotic-impregnated catheters: more than 0.5 million catheter days and 7 years of clinical experience.

Ramos ER, Reitzel R, Jiang Y, Hachem RY, Chaftari AM, Chemaly RF, Hackett B, Pravinkumar SE, Nates J, Tarrand JJ, Raad II.

Crit Care Med. 2011 Feb;39(2):245-51. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181feb83e.

PMID:
21057308
33.

Novel antiseptic urinary catheters for prevention of urinary tract infections: correlation of in vivo and in vitro test results.

Hachem R, Reitzel R, Borne A, Jiang Y, Tinkey P, Uthamanthil R, Chandra J, Ghannoum M, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Dec;53(12):5145-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00718-09. Epub 2009 Oct 5.

34.

Multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli bacteremia in cancer patients.

Vigil KJ, Adachi JA, Aboufaycal H, Hachem RY, Reitzel RA, Jiang Y, Tarrand JJ, Chemaly RF, Bodey GP, Rolston KV, Raad I.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 Nov;37(9):741-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2009.02.002. Epub 2009 May 31.

PMID:
19487050
35.

Efficacy of novel antimicrobial gloves impregnated with antiseptic dyes in preventing the adherence of multidrug-resistant nosocomial pathogens.

Reitzel RA, Dvorak TL, Hachem RY, Fang X, Jiang Y, Raad I.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 May;37(4):294-300. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.07.003. Epub 2009 Jan 19.

PMID:
19155100
36.

Utility of galactomannan enzyme immunoassay and (1,3) beta-D-glucan in diagnosis of invasive fungal infections: low sensitivity for Aspergillus fumigatus infection in hematologic malignancy patients.

Hachem RY, Kontoyiannis DP, Chemaly RF, Jiang Y, Reitzel R, Raad I.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jan;47(1):129-33. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00506-08. Epub 2008 Nov 12.

37.

Anti-adherence activity and antimicrobial durability of anti-infective-coated catheters against multidrug-resistant bacteria.

Raad I, Reitzel R, Jiang Y, Chemaly RF, Dvorak T, Hachem R.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2008 Oct;62(4):746-50. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkn281. Epub 2008 Jul 23.

PMID:
18653489
38.

Comparative activities of daptomycin, linezolid, and tigecycline against catheter-related methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus bacteremic isolates embedded in biofilm.

Raad I, Hanna H, Jiang Y, Dvorak T, Reitzel R, Chaiban G, Sherertz R, Hachem R.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 May;51(5):1656-60. Epub 2007 Mar 12.

39.

Comparative in vitro efficacies and antimicrobial durabilities of novel antimicrobial central venous catheters.

Hanna H, Bahna P, Reitzel R, Dvorak T, Chaiban G, Hachem R, Raad I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Oct;50(10):3283-8. Erratum in: Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Apr;51(4):1586.

40.

Evaluation of a multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for simultaneous detection of Rhodococcus equi and the vapA gene.

Halbert ND, Reitzel RA, Martens RJ, Cohen ND.

Am J Vet Res. 2005 Aug;66(8):1380-5.

PMID:
16173481

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