Publications

  1. Brinkman CL, Vergidis P, Uhl JR, Pritt BS, Cockerill FR, Steckelberg JM, Baddour LM, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Sampath R, Patel R. PCR-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry for direct detection of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance from heart valves in patients with infective endocarditis. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jul; 51(7):2040-6. Epub 2013 Apr 17.
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  2. Marko DC, Saffert RT, Cunningham SA, Hyman J, Walsh J, Arbefeville S, Howard W, Pruessner J, Safwat N, Cockerill FR, Bossler AD, Patel R, Richter SS. Evaluation of the Bruker Biotyper and Vitek MS matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry systems for identification of nonfermenting gram-negative bacilli isolated from cultures from cystic fibrosis patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Jun; 50(6):2034-9. Epub 2012 Apr 11.
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  3. Dhiman N, Miller RM, Finley JL, Sztajnkrycer MD, Nestler DM, Boggust AJ, Jenkins SM, Smith TF, Wilson JW, Cockerill FR 3rd, Pritt BS. Effectiveness of patient-collected swabs for influenza testing. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Jun; 87(6):548-54. Epub 2012 May 01.
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  4. Patel R, Vetter EA, Harmsen WS, Schleck CD, Fadel HJ, Cockerill FR 3rd. Optimized pathogen detection with 30- compared to 20-milliliter blood culture draws. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Dec; 49(12):4047-51. Epub 2011 Oct 05.
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  5. Lonsway DR, Jevitt LA, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR 3rd, Anderson ME, Sullivan MM, De BK, Edwards JR, Patel JB. Effect of carbon dioxide on broth microdilution susceptibility testing of Brucella spp. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Mar; 48(3):952-6. Epub 2009 Dec 23.
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  6. Sia IG, Orillaza RB, St Sauver JL, Quelapio ID, Lahr BD, Alcaneses RS, Wilson WR, Cockerill FR, Balane GI, Mangubat NV, Wengenack NL, Tupasi TE. Tuberculosis attributed to household contacts in the Philippines. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010 Jan; 14(1):122-5.
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  7. Kohner PC, Robberts FJ, Cockerill FR 3rd, Patel R. Cephalosporin MIC distribution of extended-spectrum-{beta}-lactamase- and pAmpC-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Aug; 47(8):2419-25. Epub 2009 Jun 03.
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  8. Lee JH, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR 3rd, Weaver AL, Orvidas LJ. Real-time PCR vs standard culture detection of group A beta-hemolytic streptococci at various anatomic sites in tonsillectomy patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Nov; 134(11):1177-81.
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  9. Vikram HR, Bacani AK, DeValeria PA, Cunningham SA, Cockerill FR 3rd. Bivalvular Bartonella henselae prosthetic valve endocarditis. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Dec; 45(12):4081-4. Epub 2007 Oct 17.
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  10. Smith TF, Espy MJ, Mandrekar J, Jones MF, Cockerill FR, Patel R. Quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction for evaluating DNAemia due to cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and BK virus in solid-organ transplant recipients. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Oct 15; 45(8):1056-61. Epub 2007 Sep 12.
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  11. Trampuz A, Piper KE, Jacobson MJ, Hanssen AD, Unni KK, Osmon DR, Mandrekar JN, Cockerill FR, Steckelberg JM, Greenleaf JF, Patel R. Sonication of removed hip and knee prostheses for diagnosis of infection. N Engl J Med. 2007 Aug 16; 357(7):654-63.
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  12. Uslan DZ, Crane SJ, Steckelberg JM, Cockerill FR 3rd, St Sauver JL, Wilson WR, Baddour LM. Age- and sex-associated trends in bloodstream infection: a population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Apr 23; 167(8):834-9.
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  13. Marculescu CE, Berbari EF, Cockerill FR 3rd, Osmon DR. Unusual aerobic and anaerobic bacteria associated with prosthetic joint infections. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Oct; 451:55-63.
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  14. Marculescu CE, Berbari EF, Cockerill FR 3rd, Osmon DR. Fungi, mycobacteria, zoonotic and other organisms in prosthetic joint infection. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Oct; 451:64-72.
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  15. Afessa B, Hubmayr RD, Vetter EA, Keegan MT, Swanson KL, Baddour LM, Cockerill FR 3rd, Peters SG. Bronchoscopy in ventilator-associated pneumonia: agreement of calibrated loop and serial dilution. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jun 1; 173(11):1229-32. Epub 2006 Mar 09.
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  16. Trampuz A, Piper KE, Hanssen AD, Osmon DR, Cockerill FR, Steckelberg JM, Patel R. Sonication of explanted prosthetic components in bags for diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection is associated with risk of contamination. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Feb; 44(2):628-31.
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  17. Houghton SG, Cockerill FR 3rd. Real-time PCR: overview and applications. Surgery. 2006 Jan; 139(1):1-5.
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  18. Espy MJ, Uhl JR, Sloan LM, Buckwalter SP, Jones MF, Vetter EA, Yao JD, Wengenack NL, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd, Smith TF. Real-time PCR in clinical microbiology: applications for routine laboratory testing. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2006 Jan; 19(1):165-256.
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  19. Uhl JR, Vetter EA, Boldt KL, Johnston BW, Ramin KD, Adams MJ, Ferrieri P, Reischl U, Cockerill FR 3rd. Use of the Roche LightCycler Strep B assay for detection of group B Streptococcus from vaginal and rectal swabs. J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Aug; 43(8):4046-51.
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  20. Sloan LM, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Detection of Tropheryma whipplei DNA in clinical specimens by LightCycler real-time PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Jul; 43(7):3516-8.
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  21. Miller VM, Rodgers G, Charlesworth JA, Kirkland B, Severson SR, Rasmussen TE, Yagubyan M, Rodgers JC, Cockerill FR, Folk RL, Rzewuska-Lech E, Kumar V, Farell-Baril G, Lieske JC. Evidence of nanobacterial-like structures in calcified human arteries and cardiac valves. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2004 Sep; 287(3):H1115-24.
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  22. Wengenack NL, Lane BD, Hill PJ, Uhl JR, Lukat-Rodgers GS, Hall L, Roberts GD, Cockerill FR 3rd, Brennan PJ, Rodgers KR, Belisle JT, Rusnak F. Purification and characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis KatG, KatG(S315T), and Mycobacterium bovis KatG(R463L). Protein Expr Purif. 2004 Aug; 36(2):232-43.
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  23. Cockerill FR 3rd, Smith TF. Response of the clinical microbiology laboratory to emerging (new) and reemerging infectious diseases. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jun; 42(6):2359-65.
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  24. Sloan LM, Uhl JR, Vetter EA, Schleck CD, Harmsen WS, Manahan J, Thompson RL, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of the Roche LightCycler vanA/vanB detection assay and culture for detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from perianal swabs. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jun; 42(6):2636-43.
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  25. Smith TF, Uhl JR, Espy MJ, Sloan LM, Vetter EA, Jones MF, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR III. Development, implementation, and trend analysis of real-time PCR tests for the clinical microbiology laboratory. Clin Microbiol Newsl. 2004; 26(19):145-53.
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  26. Cockerill FR. Application of rapid-cycle real-time polymerase chain reaction for diagnostic testing in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. 2003 Sep; 127(9):1112-20.
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  27. Germer JJ, Lins MM, Jensen ME, Harmsen WS, Ilstrup DM, Mitchell PS, Cockerill FR 3rd, Patel R. Evaluation of the MagNA pure LC instrument for extraction of hepatitis C virus RNA for the COBAS AMPLICOR Hepatitis C Virus Test, version 2.0. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Aug; 41(8):3503-8.
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  28. Uhl JR, Adamson SC, Vetter EA, Schleck CD, Harmsen WS, Iverson LK, Santrach PJ, Henry NK, Cockerill FR. Comparison of LightCycler PCR, rapid antigen immunoassay, and culture for detection of group A streptococci from throat swabs. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jan; 41(1):242-9.
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  29. Trampuz A, Steckelberg JM, Osmon DR, Cockerill FR, Hanssen AD, Patel R. Advances in the laboratory diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection. Reviews in Medical Microbiology. 2003 Jan; 14(1):1-14.
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  30. Cockerill FR. Rapid detection of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in intensive care patients using nucleic acid-based techniques. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation. 2003; 63(Suppl 239):34-46.
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  31. Loftus CG, Harewood GC, Cockerill FR, Murray JA. Clinical features of patients with novel Yersinia species. Dig Dis Sci. 2002 Dec; 47(12):2805-10.
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  32. Jespersen DJ, Smith TF, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of the Borrelia DotBlot G, MarDx, and VIDAS enzyme immunoassays for detecting immunoglobulin G antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in human serum. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Dec; 40(12):4782-4.
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  33. Bulatovic VM, Wengenack NL, Uhl JR, Hall L, Roberts GD, Cockerill FR 3rd, Rusnak F. Oxidative stress increases susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to isoniazid. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2002 Sep; 46(9):2765-71.
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  34. Bell CA, Uhl JR, Hadfield TL, David JC, Meyer RF, Smith TF, Cockerill FR 3rd. Detection of Bacillus anthracis DNA by LightCycler PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Aug; 40(8):2897-902.
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  35. Espy MJ, Uhl JR, Sloan LM, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd, Smith TF. Detection of vaccinia virus, herpes simplex virus, varicella-zoster virus, and Bacillus anthracis DNA by LightCycler polymerase chain reaction after autoclaving: implications for biosafety of bioterrorism agents. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Jul; 77(7):624-8.
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  36. Varkey P, Poland GA, Cockerill FR 3rd, Smith TF, Hagen PT. Confronting bioterrorism: physicians on the front line. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Jul; 77(7):661-72.
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  37. Uhl JR, Bell CA, Sloan LM, Espy MJ, Smith TF, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Application of rapid-cycle real-time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of microbial pathogens: the Mayo-Roche Rapid Anthrax Test. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Jul; 77(7):673-80.
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  38. Espy MJ, Cockerill III FR, Meyer RF, Bowen MD, Poland GA, Hadfield TL, Smith TF. Detection of smallpox virus DNA by LightCycler PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jun; 40(6):1985-8.
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  39. Mitchell PS, Sloan LM, Majewski DW, Rys PN, Heimgartner PJ, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR, Smith TF, Patel R. Comparison of line probe assay and DNA sequencing of 5 ' untranslated region for genotyping hepatitis C virus: description of novel line probe patterns. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease. 2002 Mar; 42(3):175-9.
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  40. Haile DT, Hughes J, Vetter E, Kohner P, Snyder R, Patel R, Cockerill FR 3rd. Frequency of isolation of Staphylococcus lugdunensis in consecutive urine cultures and relationship to urinary tract infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Feb; 40(2):654-6.
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  41. Sloan LM, Hopkins MK, Mitchell PS, Vetter EA, Rosenblatt JE, Harmsen WS, Cockerill FR, Patel R. Multiplex LightCycler PCR assay for detection and differentiation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis in nasopharyngeal specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Jan; 40(1):96-100.
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  42. Cockerill FR, Smith TF. Rapid-cycle real-time PCR: a revolution for clinical microbiology. ASM News. 2002; 68:77-83.
  43. Louie M, Cockerill FR 3rd. Susceptibility testing. Phenotypic and genotypic tests for bacteria and mycobacteria. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2001 Dec; 15(4):1205-26.
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  44. Hughes JG, Vetter EA, Patel R, Schleck CD, Harmsen S, Turgeant LT, Cockerill FR 3rd. Culture with BACTEC Peds Plus/F bottle compared with conventional methods for detection of bacteria in synovial fluid. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Dec; 39(12):4468-71.
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  45. Vetter E, Torgerson C, Feuker A, Hughes J, Harmsen S, Schleck C, Horstmeier C, Roberts G, Cockerill F 3rd. Comparison of the BACTEC MYCO/F Lytic bottle to the isolator tube, BACTEC Plus Aerobic F/bottle, and BACTEC Anaerobic Lytic/10 bottle and comparison of the BACTEC Plus Aerobic F/bottle to the Isolator tube for recovery of bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi from blood. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Dec; 39(12):4380-6.
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  46. Hogan MC, Gloor JM, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR, Milliner DS. Two cases of non-O157:H7 Escherichia coli hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by urinary tract infection. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Oct; 38(4):E22.
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  47. Qian Q, Tang YW, Kolbert CP, Torgerson CA, Hughes JG, Vetter EA, Harmsen WS, Montgomery SO, Cockerill FR 3rd, Persing DH. Direct identification of bacteria from positive blood cultures by amplification and sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene: evaluation of BACTEC 9240 instrument true-positive and false-positive results. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Oct; 39(10):3578-82.
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  48. Nardone G, Holicky EL, Uhl JR, Sabatino L, Staibano S, Rocco A, Colantuoni V, Manzo BA, Romano M, Budillon G, Cockerill FR, Miller LJ. In vivo and in vitro studies of cytosolic phospholipase A2 expression in Helicobacter pylori infection. Infect Immun. 2001 Sep; 69(9):5857-63.
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  49. Hayden RT, Uhl JR, Qian X, Hopkins MK, Aubry MC, Limper AH, Lloyd RV, Cockerill FR. Direct detection of Legionella species from bronchoalveolar lavage and open lung biopsy specimens: comparison of LightCycler PCR, in situ hybridization, direct fluorescence antigen detection, and culture. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Jul; 39(7):2618-26.
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  50. Reid KC, Cockerill III FR, Patel R. Clinical and epidemiological features of Enterococcus casseliflavus/flavescens and Enterococcus gallinarum bacteremia: a report of 20 cases. Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Jun 1; 32(11):1540-6. Epub 2001 Apr 30.
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  51. Espy MJ, Rys PN, Wold AD, Uhl JR, Sloan LM, Jenkins GD, Ilstrup DM, Cockerill FR 3rd, Patel R, Rosenblatt JE, Smith TF. Detection of herpes simplex virus DNA in genital and dermal specimens by LightCycler PCR after extraction using the IsoQuick, MagNA Pure, and BioRobot 9604 methods. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Jun; 39(6):2233-6.
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  52. Patel R, Allen SL, Manahan JM, Wright AJ, Krom RA, Wiesner RH, Persing DH, Cockerill FR, Thompson RL. Natural history of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal colonization in liver and kidney transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2001 Jan; 7(1):27-31.
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  53. Patel R, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of vanA, vanB, vanC-1, and vanC-2/3 Genes in Enterococci. Methods Mol Med. 2001; 48:3-11.
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  54. Patel R, Piper KE, Rouse MS, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR 3rd, Steckelberg JM. Frequency of isolation of Staphylococcus lugdunensis among staphylococcal isolates causing endocarditis: a 20-year experience. J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Nov; 38(11):4262-3.
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  55. Procop GW, Cockerill FR 3rd, Vetter EA, Harmsen WS, Hughes JG, Roberts GD. Performance of five agar media for recovery of fungi from isolator blood cultures. J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Oct; 38(10):3827-9.
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  56. Tolcin R, LaSalvia MM, Kirkley BA, Vetter EA, Cockerill FR 3rd, Procop GW. Evaluation of the Alexon-trend ProSpecT Campylobacter microplate assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Oct; 38(10):3853-5.
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  57. Bisno AL, Cockerill FR 3rd, Bermudez CT. The initial outpatient-physician encounter in group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2000 Aug; 31(2):607-8.
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  58. Gustafson DR, Vetter EA, Larson DR, Ilstrup DM, Maker MD, Thompson RL, Cockerill FR 3rd. Effects of 4 hand-drying methods for removing bacteria from washed hands: a randomized trial. Mayo Clin Proc. 2000 Jul; 75(7):705-8.
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  59. Sampathkumar P, Osmon DR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Prosthetic joint infection due to Staphylococcus lugdunensis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2000 May; 75(5):511-2.
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  60. Tang YW, Waddington MG, Smith DH, Manahan JM, Kohner PC, Highsmith LM, Li HJ, Cockerill FR, Thompson RL, Montgomery SO, Persing DH. Comparison of protein A gene sequencing with pulsed-field cel electrophoresis and epidemiologic data for molecular typing of methicillin- resistant staphylococcus aureus. J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Apr; 38(4):1347-51.
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  61. Patel R, Piper K, Cockerill FR 3rd, Steckelberg JM, Yousten AA. The biopesticide Paenibacillus popilliae has a vancomycin resistance gene cluster homologous to the enterococcal VanA vancomycin resistance gene cluster. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000 Mar; 44(3):705-9.
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  62. Patel R, Rouse MS, Florez MV, Piper KE, Cockerill FR, Wilson WR, Steckelberg JM. Lack of benefit of intravenous immune globulin in a murine model of group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis. J Infect Dis. 2000 Jan; 181(1):230-4.
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  63. Patel R, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR. Multiplex polymerase chain reaction detection of vanA, vanB, vanC-1, and vanC-2/3 genes in Enterococci. Methods in Molecular Medicine. 2000; (48):3-11.
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  64. Yawn BP, Wollan P, Cockerill F, Lydick E. Antibiotic bacterial resistance in ambulatory patients. Minn Med. 2000; 83:53-8.
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  65. Zheng X, Kolbert CP, Varga-Delmore P, Arruda J, Lewis M, Kolberg J, Cockerill FR, Persing DH. Direct mecA detection from blood culture bottles by branched-DNA signal amplification. J Clin Microbiol. 1999 Dec; 37(12):4192-3.
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  66. Halling VW, Jones MF, Bestrom JE, Wold AD, Rosenblatt JE, Smith TF, Cockerill FR 3rd. Clinical comparison of the Treponema pallidum CAPTIA syphilis-G enzyme immunoassay with the fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption immunoglobulin G assay for syphilis testing. J Clin Microbiol. 1999 Oct; 37(10):3233-4.
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  67. Kohner P, Uhl J, Kolbert C, Persing D, Cockerill F 3rd. Comparison of susceptibility testing methods with mecA gene analysis for determining oxacillin (methicillin) resistance in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus spp. J Clin Microbiol. 1999 Sep; 37(9):2952-61.
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  68. Zhang S, Leske DA, Uhl JR, Cockerill FR 3rd, Lanier WL, Holmes JM. Retinopathy associated with enterococcus enteropathy in the neonatal rat. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 May; 40(6):1305-9.
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  69. Cockerill FR 3rd. Genetic methods for assessing antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1999 Feb; 43(2):199-212.
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  70. Munro S, Baron EJ, Robinson A, Walsh P, Meier FA, Hacek DM, Peterson LR, Reynolds JK, Allen SD, Cockerill F III, et al. United States geographic bacteria susceptibility patterns. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1999; 35:143-51.
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  71. Menon KVN, Bakken L, Vetter EA, Cockerill III FR, Eileen J. Hay Detection of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Using the BactecTM Automated Blood Culture System. Hepatology. 1999; 30(4):578A.
  72. Patel R, Piper KE, Rouse MS, Steckelberg JM, Uhl JR, Kohner P, Hopkins MK, Cockerill FR 3rd, Kline BC. Determination of 16S rRNA sequences of enterococci and application to species identification of nonmotile Enterococcus gallinarum isolates. J Clin Microbiol. 1998 Nov; 36(11):3399-407.
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  73. Cockerill FR 3rd. Conventional and genetic laboratory tests used to guide antimicrobial therapy. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998 Oct; 73(10):1007-21.
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  74. Lang AM, Feris-Iglesias J, Pena C, Sanchez JF, Stockman L, Rys P, Roberts GD, Henry NK, Persing DH, Cockerill FR 3rd. Clinical evaluation of the Gen-Probe Amplified Direct Test for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex organisms in cerebrospinal fluid. J Clin Microbiol. 1998 Aug; 36(8):2191-4.
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  75. Rippere K, Patel R, Uhl JR, Piper KE, Steckelberg JM, Kline BC, Cockerill FR 3rd, Yousten AA. DNA sequence resembling vanA and vanB in the vancomycin-resistant biopesticide Bacillus popilliae. J Infect Dis. 1998 Aug; 178(2):584-8.
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  76. Cockerill FR 3rd, Thompson RL, Musser JM, Schlievert PM, Talbot J, Holley KE, Harmsen WS, Ilstrup DM, Kohner PC, Kim MH, Frankfort B, Manahan JM, Steckelberg JM, Roberson F, Wilson WR. Molecular, serological, and clinical features of 16 consecutive cases of invasive streptococcal disease. Southeastern Minnesota Streptococcal Working Group. Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Jun; 26(6):1448-58.
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  77. Patel R, Rouse MS, Piper KE, Cockerill FR 3rd, Steckelberg JM. In vitro activity of LY333328 against vancomycin-resistant enterococci, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease. 1998 Feb; 30(2):89-92.
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  78. Munro S, Mickelsen PA, Anderson M, Wilson ML, Robinson A, Walsh P, Meier FA, Campos JM, Hacek DM, Peterson LR, Reynolds JK, Allen SD, Pfaller MA, Jones RN, Valenstein P, Cockerill F, Gilligan PH, Wait K, Harrell LJ, Reller LB, Washington JA, Mann LM, United States geographic bacteria susceptibility patterns. Am J Clin Pathol. 1998 Feb; 109(2):144-152.
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  79. Hofmeister EK, Kolbert CP, Abdulkarim AS, Magera JM, Hopkins MK, Uhl JR, Ambyaye A, Telford SR 3rd, Cockerill FR 3rd, Persing DH. Cosegregation of a novel Bartonella species with Borrelia burgdorferi and Babesia microti in Peromyscus leucopus. J Infect Dis. 1998 Feb; 177(2):409-16.
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  80. Wilkinson SM, Uhl JR, Kline BC, Cockerill FR 3rd. Assessment of invasion frequencies of cultured HEp-2 cells by clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori using an acridine orange assay. J Clin Pathol. 1998 Feb; 51(2):127-33.
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  81. Patel R, Uhl JR, Kohner P, Hopkins MK, Steckelberg JM, Kline B, Cockerill FR 3rd. DNA sequence variation within vanA, vanB, vanC-1, and vanC-2/3 genes of clinical Enterococcus isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1998 Jan; 42(1):202-5.
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  82. D'Amico R, Pifferi S, Leonetti C, Torri V, Tinazzi A, Liberati A, Aerdts SJA, Blair P, Rowlands BJ, Webb H, Lowry K, Bowland JP, Sadler D, Stewart A, Pollock J, Cockerill FR, Thompson RJ, et al. Effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in critically ill adult patients: systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Br Med J. 1998; 316:1275-85.
  83. Aerdts SJA, Clasener HAL, Blair PHB, Rowlands BJ, Brun-Buisson CH, Legrand P, Cerra FB, Dunn D, Cockerill F, et al. Meta-analysis of the cost-effectiveness of selective decontamination of the digestive tract. The Cochrane Library. 1998.
  84. Kohner PC, Patel R, Uhl JR, Garin KM, Hopkins MK, Wegener LT, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of agar dilution, broth microdilution, E-test, disk diffusion, and automated Vitek methods for testing susceptibilities of Enterococcus spp. to vancomycin. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Dec; 35(12):3258-63.
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  85. Wengenack NL, Uhl JR, St Amand AL, Tomlinson AJ, Benson LM, Naylor S, Kline BC, Cockerill FR 3rd, Rusnak F. Recombinant Mycobacterium tuberculosis KatG(S315T) is a competent catalase-peroxidase with reduced activity toward isoniazid. J Infect Dis. 1997 Sep; 176(3):722-7.
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  86. Temesgen Z, Toal DR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Leclercia adecarboxylata infections: case report and review. Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Jul; 25(1):79-81.
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  87. Berbari EF, Cockerill FR 3rd, Steckelberg JM. Infective endocarditis due to unusual or fastidious microorganisms. Mayo Clin Proc. 1997 Jun; 72(6):532-42.
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  88. Cockerill FR 3rd, Reed GS, Hughes JG, Torgerson CA, Vetter EA, Harmsen WS, Dale JC, Roberts GD, Ilstrup DM, Henry NK. Clinical comparison of BACTEC 9240 plus aerobic/F resin bottles and the isolator aerobic culture system for detection of bloodstream infections. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Jun; 35(6):1469-72.
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  89. Thorvilson J, Kohner P, Henry N, Cockerill F 3rd. Comparison of agar dilution, broth dilution, disk diffusion, and the E-test for susceptibility testing of penicillin-susceptible and penicillin- resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 1997 May; 16(5):391-4.
  90. Ambaye A, Kohner PC, Wollan PC, Roberts KL, Roberts GD, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of agar dilution, broth microdilution, disk diffusion, E-test, and BACTEC radiometric methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of clinical isolates of the Nocardia asteroides complex. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Apr; 35(4):847-52.
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  91. Patel R, Uhl JR, Kohner P, Hopkins MK, Cockerill FR 3rd. Multiplex PCR detection of vanA, vanB, vanC-1, and vanC-2/3 genes in enterococci. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Mar; 35(3):703-7.
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  92. Cockerill FR 3rd, Hughes JG, Vetter EA, Mueller RA, Weaver AL, Ilstrup DM, Rosenblatt JE, Wilson WR. Analysis of 281,797 consecutive blood cultures performed over an eight-year period: trends in microorganisms isolated and the value of anaerobic culture of blood. Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Mar; 24(3):403-18.
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  93. Temesgen Z, Satoh K, Uhl JR, Kline BC, Cockerill FR 3rd. Use of polymerase chain reaction single-strand conformation polymorphism (PCR-SSCP) analysis to detect a point mutation in the catalase-peroxidase gene (katG) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol Cell Probes. 1997 Feb; 11(1):59-63.
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  94. Cockerill FR 3rd, MacDonald KL, Thompson RL, Roberson F, Kohner PC, Besser-Wiek J, Manahan JM, Musser JM, Schlievert PM, Talbot J, Frankfort B, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR, Osterholm MT. An outbreak of invasive group A streptococcal disease associated with high carriage rates of the invasive clone among school-aged children. JAMA. 1997 Jan 1; 277(1):38-43.
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  95. Das M, Badley AD, Cockerill FR, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR. Infective endocarditis caused by HACEK microorganisms. Annu Rev Med. 1997; 48:25-33.
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  96. Hellinger WC, Cawley JJ, Alvarez S, Hogan SF, Harmesen WS, Ilstrup DM, Cockerill FR 3rd. Assessment of routine use of an anaerobic bottle in a three-component, high-volume blood culture system. J Clin Microbiol. 1996 Oct; 34(10):2544-7.
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  97. Cockerill F 3rd, Beebakhee G, Soni R, Sherman P. Polysaccharide side chains are not required for attaching and effacing adhesion of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Infection & Immunity. 1996 Aug; 64(8):3196-200.
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  98. Shbeeb MI, Cockerill FR 3rd, Gabriel SE. Musculoskeletal manifestations of invasive group A streptococcal infection. Arthritis Rheum. 1996 Jul; 39(7):1260-1.
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  102. Hay JE, Cockerill FR 3rd, Kaese D, Vetter EA, Wollan PC, Rakela J, Wilhelm MP. Clinical comparison of isolator, Septi-Chek, nonvented tryptic soy broth, and direct agar plating combined with thioglycolate broth for diagnosing spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. J Clin Microbiol. 1996 Jan; 34(1):34-7.
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  103. Munro S, Mickelsen PA, Anderson M, Wilson ML, Robinson A, Walsh P, Meier FA, Campos JM, Hacek DM, Peterson LR, Reynolds JK, Allen SD, Valenstein P, Cockerill F III, et al. United States geographic bacteria susceptibility patterns. Am J Clin Pathol. 1996; 106:275-81.
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  104. Laue RR, Kohner PC, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of in-house and commercially prepared haemophilus test media for disk diffusion testing of ampicillin against Haemophilus species. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Sep; 33(9):2240-3.
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  105. Hellinger WC, Cawley JJ, Alvarez S, Hogan SF, Harmsen WS, Ilstrup DM, Cockerill FR 3rd. Clinical comparison of the isolator and BacT/Alert aerobic blood culture systems. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Jul; 33(7):1787-90.
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  106. Jones RN, Sader HS, Erwin ME, Anderson SC, Aldridge KA, Allen S, Anhalt J, Appelbaum P, Arrington KL, Ayers L, Baker C, Beavis K, Berger J, Berthold G, Birnbaum M, Boyle J, Cockerill FR III, et al. Emerging multiply resistant enterococci among clinical isolates. 1. Prevalence data from 97 medical center surveillance study in the United States. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1995 Feb; 21:85-93.
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  107. Cockerill FR 3rd, Uhl JR, Temesgen Z, Zhang Y, Stockman L, Roberts GD, Williams DL, Kline BC. Rapid identification of a point mutation of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis catalase-peroxidase (katG) gene associated with isoniazid resistance. J Infect Dis. 1995 Jan; 171(1):240-5.
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  108. Dylla BL, Vetter EA, Hughes JG, Cockerill FR 3rd. Evaluation of an immunoassay for direct detection of Escherichia coli O157 in stool specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Jan; 33(1):222-4.
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  109. Dale JC, Vetter EA, Contezac JM, Iverson LK, Wollan PC, Cockerill FR 3rd. Evaluation of two rapid antigen assays, BioStar Strep A OIA and Pacific Biotech CARDS O.S., and culture for detection of group A streptococci in throat swabs. J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Nov; 32(11):2698-701.
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  110. Jones RN, Kehrberg EN, Erwin ME, Anderson SC, Beavis K, Berman M, Bourbeau P, Sinnott J, Canawati H, Cavalieri S, Cockerill FR III, Dellalatta P, Denys G, Doern G, Forbes B, Gamble S, Goodman N, Haugen T, Hindler J, et al. Prevalence of important pathogens and antimicrobial activity of parenteral drugs at numerous medical centers in the United States. 1. Study on the threat of emerging resistances--real or perceived. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1994 Aug; 19:203-215.
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  111. Kohner PC, Rosenblatt JE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of agar dilution, broth dilution, and disk diffusion testing of ampicillin against Haemophilus species by using in-house and commercially prepared media. J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Jun; 32(6):1594-6.
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  112. Pokorski SJ, Vetter EA, Wollan PC, Cockerill FR 3rd. Comparison of Gen-Probe Group A streptococcus Direct Test with culture for diagnosing streptococcal pharyngitis. J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Jun; 32(6):1440-3.
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  113. Eckloff BW, Podzorski RP, Kline BC, Cockerill FR 3rd. A comparison of 16S ribosomal DNA sequences from five isolates of Helicobacter pylori. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1994 Apr; 44(2):320-3.
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  114. Patel R, Cockerill FR, Porayko MK, Osmon DR, Ilstrup DM, Keating MR. Lactobacillemia in liver transplant patients. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Feb; 18(2):207-12.
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  115. Cockerill FR III, Thompson RL. Today's role for selective decontamination of the digestive tract: can antibiotic prophylaxis prevent nosocomial infection? J Crit Illn. 1994; 9:486-504.
  116. Cockerill F, Thompson RL. The technique of selective decontamination of the digestive tract. J Crit Illness. 1994; 9(5):507-9.
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  118. Patel R, Keating MR, Cockerill FR 3rd, Steckelberg JM. Bacteremia due to Enterococcus avium. Clin Infect Dis. 1993 Dec; 17(6):1006-11.
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  119. Dytoc M, Soni R, Cockerill FR III, De Azavedo J, Louis M, Brunton J, Sherman P. Multiple determinants of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli 0157:h7 attachment-effacement. Infect Immun. 1993; 61:3382-3391.
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  120. Patel R, Cockerill FR, Porayko MK, Keating MR. Antibiotics may predispose to lactobacillemia in liver transplant patients. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 1993; 3(3):215-9.
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  121. Aerdts SJA, Clasener HAL, Blair PHB, Rowlands BJ, Brun-Buisson C, Legrand P, Cerra FB, Duffin D, Cockerill FR III, et al. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of selective decontamination of the digestive tract. Br Med J. 1993; 307:525-532.
  122. Patel R, Keating MR, Cockerill FR III, Steckelberg JM. Enterococcus avium Bacteremia. Clinical Infect Dis. 1993; 17:1006-11.
  123. Cockerill FR 3rd, Muller SR, Anhalt JP, Marsh HM, Farnell MB, Mucha P, Gillespie DJ, Ilstrup DM, Larson-Keller JJ, Thompson RL. Prevention of infection in critically ill patients by selective decontamination of the digestive tract. Ann Intern Med. 1992 Oct 1; 117(7):545-53.
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  124. Cockerill FR III, Wright AJ. Management of infections in the HIV patient. The Practice of Internal Medicine-1992 1992 May 11-15; 273-275.
  125. Wolfsen HC, Wang KK, Ahlquist DA, Hitzemann KA, Swanson NN, Cockerill FR III, Pittelkow MR. Light dosimetry in photodynamic therapy for Helicobacter pylori. Int Congr Ser. 1992; 1011:281-5.
  126. Allerberger F, Kasten MJ, Cockerill FR 3rd, Krismer M, Dierich MP. Listeria monocytogenes infection in prosthetic joints. Int Orthop. 1992; 16(3):237-9.
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  127. Cockerill FR, Edson RS. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Mayo Clin Proc. 1991 Dec; 66(12):1260-9.
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  128. Smilack JD, Wilson WR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, erythromycin, clindamycin, and metronidazole. Mayo Clin Proc. 1991 Dec; 66(12):1270-80.
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  129. Sherman P, Cockerill FR III, Soni R, Brunton J. Outer membranes are competitive inhibitors of Escherichia coli 0157:h7 adherence to epithelial cells. Infect Immun. 1991 Mar; 59:890-899.
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  130. Musial CE, Cockerill FR 3rd, Roberts GD. Fungal infections of the immunocompromised host: clinical and laboratory aspects. Clin Microbiol Rev. 1988 Oct; 1(4):349-64.
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  131. Steckelberg JM, Cockerill FR 3rd. Serologic testing for human immunodeficiency virus antibodies. Mayo Clin Proc. 1988 Apr; 63(4):373-80.
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  132. Hermans PE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Antiviral agents. Mayo Clin Proc. 1987 Dec; 62(12):1108-15.
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  133. Wilson WR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, erythromycin, and clindamycin. Mayo Clin Proc. 1987 Oct; 62(10):906-15.
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  134. Cockerill FR 3rd, Edson RS. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Mayo Clin Proc. 1987 Oct; 62(10):921-9.
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  135. Guerra-Romero L, Edson RS, Cockerill FR 3rd, Horstmeier CD, Roberts GD. Comparison of Du Pont Isolator and Roche Septi-Chek for detection of fungemia. J Clin Microbiol. 1987 Sep; 25(9):1623-5.
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  136. Paya CV, Roberts GD, Cockerill FR 3rd. Transient fungemia in acute pulmonary histoplasmosis: detection by new blood-culturing techniques. J Infect Dis. 1987 Aug; 156(2):313-5.
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  137. Martin WJ 2nd, Smith TF, Sanderson DR, Brutinel WM, Cockerill FR 3rd, Douglas WW. Role of bronchoalveolar lavage in the assessment of opportunistic pulmonary infections: utility and complications. Mayo Clin Proc. 1987 Jul; 62(7):549-57.
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  138. Paya CV, Roberts GD, Cockerill FR III. Laboratory methods for the diagnosis of disseminated histoplasmosis: clinical importance of the lysis-centrifugation blood culture technique. Mayo Clin Proc. 1987 Jun; 62:480-485.
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  139. Cockerill FR 3rd, Hurley DV, Malagelada JR, LaRusso NF, Edson RS, Katzmann JA, Banks PM, Wiltsie JC, Davis JP, Lack EE Jr. Polymicrobial cholangitis and Kaposi's sarcoma in blood product transfusion-related acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Am J Med. 1986 Jun; 80(6):1237-41.
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  140. Cockerill FR 3rd, Rosenblatt JE, Lee DT, Gay JD. Comparison of clindamycin, metronidazole, and penicillin for the treatment of experimental infections in mice caused by beta-lactamase- producing Bacteroides intermedius. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease. 1986 May; 5(1):25-30.
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  141. Coffey RJ, Addison TB, Lie JT, Cockerill FR. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS): liver involvement with Cryptococcus neoformans as the presenting manifestation of disseminated cryptococcosis and a review of hepatic disease in male homosexuals. Intern Med Spec. 1986; 7:10-3.
  142. Coffey RJ Jr, Addison TB, Lie JT, Cockerill FR III. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS): liver involvement with cryptococcus neoformans as presenting manifestation of disseminated cryptococcosis and a review of hepatic disease in male homosexuals. Intern Med. 1986; 7:53-66.
  143. Wilson WR, Cockerill FR 3rd, Rosenow EC 3rd. Pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised host (2). Mayo Clin Proc. 1985 Sep; 60(9):610-31.
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  144. Cockerill FR III, Wilson WR, Carpenter HA, Smith TF, Rosenow EC III. Open lung biopsy in immunocompromised patients. Arch Intern Med. 1985 Aug; 145(8):1398-404.
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  145. Rosenow EC III, Wilson WR, Cockerill FR III. Pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised host. (First of two parts). Mayo Clin Proc. 1985 Jul; 60:473-487.
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  146. Rosenow EC III, Cockerill FR III, Wilson WR. Pulmonary complications in the immunocompromised host. Curr Pulmonol. 1985; 6:181-231.
  147. Cockerill FR 3rd, Roberts GD, Rosenblatt JE, Utz JP, Utz DC. Epidemic of pulmonary blastomycosis (Namekagon fever) in Wisconsin canoeists. Chest. 1984 Nov; 86(5):688-92.
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  148. Cockerill FR 3rd, Edson RS, Roberts GD, Waldorf JC. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole-resistant Nocardia asteroides causing multiple hepatic abscesses. Successful treatment with ampicillin, amikacin, and limited computed tomography-guided needle aspiration. Am J Med. 1984 Sep; 77(3):558-60.
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  149. Wilson WR, Henry NK, Keys TF, Anhalt JP, Cockerill FR 3rd, Edson RS, Geraci JE, Hermans PE, Muller SM, Rosenblatt JE. Empiric therapy with moxalactam alone in patients with bacteremia. Mayo Clin Proc. 1984 May; 59(5):318-26.
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  150. Morgan MA, Cockerill FR 3rd, Cortese DA, Roberts GD. Disseminated sporotrichosis with Sporothrix schenckii fungemia. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease. 1984 Apr; 2(2):151-5.
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  151. Cockerill FR 3rd, Wilson WR, Van Scoy RE. Traveling toothpicks. Mayo Clin Proc. 1983 Sep; 58(9):613-6.
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  152. Hermans PE, Cockerill FR 3rd. Antiviral agents. Mayo Clin Proc. 1983 Apr; 58(4):217-22.
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  153. Cockerill FR 3rd, Edson RS. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Mayo Clin Proc. 1983 Mar; 58(3):147-53.
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  154. Wilson WR, Cockerill FR 3rd. Tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, erythromycin, and clindamycin. Mayo Clin Proc. 1983 Feb; 58(2):92-8.
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