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1.

Are migrant workers in Singapore receiving adequate healthcare? A survey of doctors working in public tertiary healthcare institutions.

Ang JW, Koh CJ, Chua BW, Narayanaswamy S, Wijaya L, Chan LG, Soh LL, Goh WL, Vasoo S.

Singapore Med J. 2019 Sep 6. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2019101. [Epub ahead of print]

2.

A pilot study on the analytic sensitivity and accuracy of the Check-Points Check Direct CPE, Cepheid Xpert Carba-R, and ChromID CARBA SMART chromogenic agar for detecting carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Vasoo S, Hon PY, Hsu JP, Koh TH, De PP.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2019 Sep;18:235-237. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2019.06.003. Epub 2019 Jun 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
31202978
3.

Favourable outcome of AIDS-related multi-centric central nervous system Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumour with surgery and adjuvant radiation therapy: a case study and literature review.

Wujanto C, Vasoo S, Nandini CL, Nolan CP, Ng V, Wong LC.

Int J STD AIDS. 2019 May;30(6):605-609. doi: 10.1177/0956462418821569. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

PMID:
31074359
4.

Evaluation of in vitro susceptibility of Gram-positive pathogens from a tertiary care hospital in Singapore to a novel oxazolidinone, tedizolid, by a gradient diffusion method and broth microdilution.

Choudhury S, Mun LK, Xuan ENC, Jia LS, Vasoo S, Wickramasinghe SS, Mee LJ.

J Clin Pathol. 2019 Feb;72(2):181-184. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205473. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

PMID:
30446512
5.

Fatal Case of Diphtheria and Risk for Reemergence, Singapore.

Lai Y, Purnima P, Ho M, Ang M, Deepak RN, Chew KL, Vasoo S, Capulong DF, Lee V.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Nov;24(11):2084-2086. doi: 10.3201/eid2411.180198.

6.

Improving the Diagnosis of Orthopedic Implant-Associated Infections: Optimizing the Use of Tools Already in the Box.

Vasoo S.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Nov 27;56(12). pii: e01379-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01379-18. Print 2018 Dec.

7.

Clinical and Molecular Correlates of Escherichia coli Bloodstream Infection from Two Geographically Diverse Centers in Rochester, Minnesota, and Singapore.

Mendis SM, Vasoo S, Johnston BD, Porter SB, Cunningham SA, Menon SR, Teng CB, De PP, Patel R, Johnson JR, Banerjee R.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Sep 24;62(10). pii: e00937-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00937-18. Print 2018 Oct.

8.

A Concise Review of the Epidemiology and Diagnostics of Rickettsioses: Rickettsia and Orientia spp.

Abdad MY, Abou Abdallah R, Fournier PE, Stenos J, Vasoo S.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul 26;56(8). pii: e01728-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01728-17. Print 2018 Aug. Review.

9.

Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Determinants of Vancomycin Efficacy in Enterococcal Bacteremia.

Jumah MTB, Vasoo S, Menon SR, De PP, Neely M, Teng CB.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 23;62(3). pii: e01602-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01602-17. Print 2018 Mar.

10.

Susceptibility Testing for the Polymyxins: Two Steps Back, Three Steps Forward?

Vasoo S.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Sep;55(9):2573-2582. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00888-17. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

11.

Healthcare-seeking behaviour, barriers and mental health of non-domestic migrant workers in Singapore.

Ang JW, Chia C, Koh CJ, Chua BWB, Narayanaswamy S, Wijaya L, Chan LG, Goh WL, Vasoo S.

BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Mar 9;2(2):e000213. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000213. eCollection 2017.

12.

Infectious diseases and migrant worker health in Singapore: a receiving country's perspective.

Sadarangani SP, Lim PL, Vasoo S.

J Travel Med. 2017 Jul 1;24(4). doi: 10.1093/jtm/tax014. Review.

PMID:
28426114
13.

Multicenter Performance Assessment of Carba NP Test.

Cunningham SA, Limbago B, Traczewski M, Anderson K, Hackel M, Hindler J, Sahm D, Alyanak E, Lawsin A, Gulvik CA, de Man TJB, Mandrekar JN, Schuetz AN, Jenkins S, Humphries R, Palavecino E, Vasoo S, Patel R.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jun;55(6):1954-1960. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00244-17. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

14.

A Rare Diagnosis: Recognizing and Managing Fungal Tenosynovitis of the Hand and Upper Extremity.

O'Shaughnessy MA, Tande AJ, Vasoo S, Enzler MJ, Berbari EF, Shin AY.

J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Feb;42(2):e77-e89. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.11.014. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

PMID:
28011032
15.

Evaluation of the Check-Points Check MDR CT103 and CT103 XL Microarray Kits by Use of Preparatory Rapid Cell Lysis.

Cunningham SA, Vasoo S, Patel R.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 May;54(5):1368-71. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03302-15. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

16.

In Vitro Activities of Ceftazidime-Avibactam, Aztreonam-Avibactam, and a Panel of Older and Contemporary Antimicrobial Agents against Carbapenemase-Producing Gram-Negative Bacilli.

Vasoo S, Cunningham SA, Cole NC, Kohner PC, Menon SR, Krause KM, Harris KA, De PP, Koh TH, Patel R.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Dec;59(12):7842-6. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02019-15. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

17.

Evaluation of the FilmArray Blood Culture ID Panel on Biofilms Dislodged from Explanted Arthroplasties for Prosthetic Joint Infection Diagnosis.

Vasoo S, Cunningham SA, Greenwood-Quaintance KE, Mandrekar JN, Hanssen AD, Abdel MP, Osmon DR, Berbari EF, Patel R.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Aug;53(8):2790-2. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01333-15. Epub 2015 May 27. No abstract available.

18.

Emerging issues in gram-negative bacterial resistance: an update for the practicing clinician.

Vasoo S, Barreto JN, Tosh PK.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Mar;90(3):395-403. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2014.12.002. Review.

PMID:
25744116
19.

Proteomic analysis of human placental syncytiotrophoblast microvesicles in preeclampsia.

Baig S, Kothandaraman N, Manikandan J, Rong L, Ee KH, Hill J, Lai CW, Tan WY, Yeoh F, Kale A, Su LL, Biswas A, Vasoo S, Choolani M.

Clin Proteomics. 2014 Nov 19;11(1):40. doi: 10.1186/1559-0275-11-40. eCollection 2014.

20.

Klebsiella pneumoniae ST147 coproducing NDM-7 carbapenemase and RmtF 16S rRNA methyltransferase in Minnesota.

Lee CS, Vasoo S, Hu F, Patel R, Doi Y.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Nov;52(11):4109-10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01404-14. Epub 2014 Aug 20. No abstract available.

21.

The utility of image-guided percutaneous needle aspiration biopsy for the diagnosis of spontaneous vertebral osteomyelitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pupaibool J, Vasoo S, Erwin PJ, Murad MH, Berbari EF.

Spine J. 2015 Jan 1;15(1):122-31. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.07.003. Epub 2014 Jul 21. Review.

PMID:
25058561
22.

Desulfovibrio legallii prosthetic shoulder joint infection and review of antimicrobial susceptibility and clinical characteristics of Desulfovibrio infections.

Vasoo S, Mason EL, Gustafson DR, Cunningham SA, Cole NC, Vetter EA, Steinmann SP, Wilson WR, Patel R, Berbari EF, Henry NK.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Aug;52(8):3105-10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00083-14. Epub 2014 May 21.

23.

Mycobacterium arupense flexor tenosynovitis: case report and review of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles for 40 clinical isolates.

Beam E, Vasoo S, Simner PJ, Rizzo M, Mason EL, Walker RC, Deml SM, Brown-Elliott BA, Wallace RJ Jr, Wengenack NL, Sia IG.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2706-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00277-14. Epub 2014 Apr 30. Review.

24.

Campylobacter prosthetic joint infection.

Vasoo S, Schwab JJ, Cunningham SA, Robinson TJ, Cass JR, Berbari EF, Walker RC, Osmon DR, Patel R.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May;52(5):1771-4. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03572-13. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

25.

Prevalence of rectal colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among international patients hospitalized at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Vasoo S, Madigan T, Cunningham SA, Mandrekar JN, Porter SB, Johnston B, Sampathkumar P, Tosh PK, Johnson JR, Patel R, Banerjee R.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Feb;35(2):182-6. doi: 10.1086/674853.

PMID:
24442082
26.

Comparison of the CHROMagar™ KPC, Remel Spectra™ CRE, and a direct ertapenem disk method for the detection of KPC-producing Enterobacteriaceae from perirectal swabs.

Vasoo S, Lolans K, Li H, Prabaker K, Hayden MK.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;78(4):356-9. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.08.016. Epub 2014 Jan 15.

PMID:
24439449
27.

Urinary Tract Infections due to Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Prevalence and Risk Factors in a Chicago Emergency Department.

Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Singh K.

Emerg Med Int. 2013;2013:258517. doi: 10.1155/2013/258517. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

28.

Rapid and direct real-time detection of blaKPC and blaNDM from surveillance samples.

Vasoo S, Cunningham SA, Kohner PC, Mandrekar JN, Lolans K, Hayden MK, Patel R.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Nov;51(11):3609-15. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01731-13. Epub 2013 Aug 21.

29.

Molecular diagnostics and parasitic disease.

Vasoo S, Pritt BS.

Clin Lab Med. 2013 Sep;33(3):461-503. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2013.03.008. Review.

PMID:
23931835
30.

Comparison of a novel, rapid chromogenic biochemical assay, the Carba NP test, with the modified Hodge test for detection of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacilli.

Vasoo S, Cunningham SA, Kohner PC, Simner PJ, Mandrekar JN, Lolans K, Hayden MK, Patel R.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Sep;51(9):3097-101. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00965-13. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

31.

Lipidomic analysis of human placental syncytiotrophoblast microvesicles in adverse pregnancy outcomes.

Baig S, Lim JY, Fernandis AZ, Wenk MR, Kale A, Su LL, Biswas A, Vasoo S, Shui G, Choolani M.

Placenta. 2013 May;34(5):436-42. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2013.02.004. Epub 2013 Mar 5.

PMID:
23465879
32.

Neurosjögren: early therapy is associated with successful outcomes.

Santosa A, Lim AY, Vasoo S, Lau TC, Teng GG.

J Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Dec;18(8):389-92. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0b013e318277369e.

PMID:
23188203
33.

Orbital myositis as manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus--a case report.

Santosa A, Vasoo S.

Postgrad Med J. 2013 Jan;89(1047):59. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2012-130974. Epub 2012 Sep 11. No abstract available.

PMID:
22967713
34.

Cost-effectiveness of a modified two-step algorithm using a combined glutamate dehydrogenase/toxin enzyme immunoassay and real-time PCR for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.

Vasoo S, Stevens J, Portillo L, Barza R, Schejbal D, Wu MM, Chancey C, Singh K.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2014 Feb;47(1):75-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2012.07.008. Epub 2012 Aug 24.

35.

Health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in children attending day care centers in Singapore.

Vasoo S, Singh K, Chow C, Parthasarathy P, Lin RT, Hsu LY, Tambyah PA.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Feb;31(2):213-4. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318243e209. No abstract available.

PMID:
22252212
36.

Oseltamivir overuse at a Chicago hospital during the 2009 influenza pandemic and the poor predictive value of influenza-like illness criteria.

Aziz M, Vasoo S, Aziz Z, Patel S, Eltoukhy N, Singh K.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2012 Apr;44(4):306-11. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2011.619997. Epub 2011 Oct 25.

PMID:
22026440
37.

Increasing antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae colonizing children attending day-care centres in Singapore.

Vasoo S, Singh K, Hsu LY, Chiew YF, Chow C, Lin RT, Tambyah PA.

Respirology. 2011 Nov;16(8):1241-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2011.02036.x.

PMID:
21848708
38.

Phaeomycotic cysts caused by Phoma species.

Vasoo S, Yong LK, Sultania-Dudani P, Scorza ML, Sekosan M, Beavis KG, Huhn GD.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Aug;70(4):531-3. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.04.009.

PMID:
21767710
39.

Abnormal urinalysis finding triggered antibiotic prescription for asymptomatic bacteriuria in the ED.

Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Ward E, Singh K.

Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Sep;29(7):828-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2011.04.007. Epub 2011 Jun 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
21641157
40.

Lumbar spine bone mineral density predicts endothelial reactivity in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Mak A, Ling LH, Ho RC, Gong L, Cheak AA, Yee H, Vasoo S, Koh DR, Robless PA.

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2011 Mar-Apr;29(2):261-8. Epub 2011 Apr 19.

PMID:
21385541
41.

The autoimmunity conundrum: clotting or inflammation.

Yee DZ, Teng GG, Lim AY, Low AF, Vasoo S.

Int J Rheum Dis. 2010 Oct;13(4):e62-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2010.01534.x.

PMID:
21199456
42.

High rates of quinolone resistance among urinary tract infections in the ED.

Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Ward E, Singh K.

Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Jan;30(1):68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.09.030. Epub 2010 Nov 13.

PMID:
21075586
43.

Predicting need for hospitalization of patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Vasoo S, Singh K, Trenholme GM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Oct;16(10):1594-7. doi: 10.3201/eid1610.091889.

44.

Timely administration of antivirals for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza.

Vasoo S, Crank CW, Singh K.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 May 15;50(10):1428-9. doi: 10.1086/652288. No abstract available.

PMID:
20397935
45.

Pneumococcal carriage and resistance in children attending day care centers in Singapore in an early era of PCV-7 uptake.

Vasoo S, Singh K, Chow C, Lin RT, Hsu LY, Tambyah PA.

J Infect. 2010 Jun;60(6):507-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2010.03.004. Epub 2010 Mar 10. No abstract available.

PMID:
20226209
46.

Pitfalls in diagnosis of pandemic (novel) A/H1N1 2009 influenza.

Singh K, Vasoo S, Stevens J, Schreckenberger P, Trenholme G.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Apr;48(4):1501-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02483-09. Epub 2010 Feb 17. No abstract available.

47.

Use of rituximab in the treatment of refractory systemic lupus erythematosus: Singapore experience.

Lateef A, Lahiri M, Teng GG, Vasoo S.

Lupus. 2010 May;19(6):765-70. doi: 10.1177/0961203309358599. Epub 2010 Jan 29.

PMID:
20118162
48.

Chest pain as presenting symptom of Staphyloccocus aureus epidural abscess associated with anti-tumor necrosis factor and methotrexate therapy.

Vasoo S, Gurnani P, Agustin T, Lee J, Singh K.

J Clin Rheumatol. 2009 Dec;15(8):396-8. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0b013e3181c3f8bf.

PMID:
19955997
49.

Rapid antigen tests for diagnosis of pandemic (Swine) influenza A/H1N1.

Vasoo S, Stevens J, Singh K.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;49(7):1090-3. doi: 10.1086/644743.

PMID:
19725784
50.

Atherogenic serum lipid profile is an independent predictor for gouty flares in patients with gouty arthropathy.

Mak A, Ho RC, Tan JY, Teng GG, Lahiri M, Lateef A, Vasoo S, Boey ML, Koh DR, Feng PH.

Rheumatology (Oxford). 2009 Mar;48(3):262-5. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken471. Epub 2009 Jan 16. Erratum in: Rheumatology (Oxford). 2009 Jun;48(6):708.

PMID:
19151029

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