Publications

  1. Bracken CD, Berbari EF, Hanssen AD, Mabry TM, Osmon DR, Sierra RJ. Systemic inflammatory markers and aspiration cell count may not differentiate bacterial from fungal prosthetic infections. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Nov; 472(11):3291-4.
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  2. Prieto HA, Berbari EF, Sierra RJ. Acute delayed infection: increased risk in failed metal on metal total hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Sep; 29(9):1808-12. Epub 2014 Apr 13.
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  3. Nagpal A, Wentink JE, Berbari EF, Aronhalt KC, Wright AJ, Krageschmidt DA, Wengenack NL, Thompson RL, Tosh PK. A Cluster of Mycobacterium wolinskyi Surgical Site Infections at an Academic Medical Center. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep; 35(9):1169-75.
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  4. Vasoo S, Mason EL, Gustafson DR, Cunningham SA, Cole NC, Vetter EA, Steinmann SP, Wilson WR, Patel R, Berbari EF, Henry NK. Desulfovibrio legallii prosthetic shoulder joint infection and review of antimicrobial susceptibility and clinical characteristics of Desulfovibrio infections. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Aug; 52(8):3105-10. Epub 2014 May 21.
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  5. Pupaibool J, Vasoo S, Erwin PJ, Murad MH, Berbari EF. The Utility of Image-Guided Percutaneous Needle Aspiration Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Spontaneous Vertebral Osteomyelitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Spine J. 2014 Jul 21.
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  6. Vasoo S, Schwab JJ, Cunningham SA, Robinson TJ, Cass JR, Berbari EF, Walker RC, Osmon DR, Patel R. Campylobacter prosthetic joint infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May; 52(5):1771-4. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
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  7. Virk A, Mandrekar J, Berbari EF, Boyce TG, Fischer PR, Kasten MJ, Orenstein R, Rosenblatt JE, Sampathkumar P, Sia I, Springer D, Witzig TE. A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial of an oral synbiotic (AKSB) for prevention of travelers' diarrhea. J Travel Med. 2013 Mar-Apr; 20(2):88-94. Epub 2013 Jan 25.
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  8. Coelho-Prabhu N, Oxentenko AS, Osmon DR, Baron TH, Hanssen AD, Wilson WR, Steckelberg JM, Baddour LM, Harmsen WS, Mandrekar J, Berbari EF. Increased risk of prosthetic joint infection associated with esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy with biopsy. Acta Orthop. 2013 Feb; 84(1):82-6. Epub 2013 Jan 25.
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  9. Ramos A, Berbari E, Huddleston P. Diagnosis and treatment of Fusobacterium nucleatum discitis and vertebral osteomyelitis: case report and review of the literature. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Jan 15; 38(2):E120-2.
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  10. Tande AJ, Cunningham SA, Raoult D, Sim FH, Berbari EF, Patel R. A case of Q fever prosthetic joint infection and description of an assay for detection of Coxiella burnetii. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jan; 51(1):66-9. Epub 2012 Oct 17.
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  11. Osmon DR, Berbari EF, Berendt AR, Lew D, Zimmerli W, Steckelberg JM, Rao N, Hanssen A, Wilson WR, Infectious Diseases Society of America. Executive summary: diagnosis and management of prosthetic joint infection: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jan; 56(1):1-10.
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  12. Osmon DR, Berbari EF, Berendt AR, Lew D, Zimmerli W, Steckelberg JM, Rao N, Hanssen A, Wilson WR, Infectious Diseases Society of America. Diagnosis and management of prosthetic joint infection: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jan; 56(1):e1-e25. Epub 2012 Dec 6
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  13. Tsaras G, Osmon DR, Mabry T, Lahr B, St Sauveur J, Yawn B, Kurland R, Berbari EF. Incidence, secular trends, and outcomes of prosthetic joint infection: a population-based study, olmsted county, Minnesota, 1969-2007. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Dec; 33(12):1207-12. Epub 2012 Oct 23.
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  14. Maduka-Ezeh AN, Greenwood-Quaintance KE, Karau MJ, Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Hanssen AD, Steckelberg JM, Patel R. Antimicrobial susceptibility and biofilm formation of Staphylococcus epidermidis small colony variants associated with prosthetic joint infection. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Nov; 74(3):224-9. Epub 2012 Aug 15.
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  15. Alasmari FA, Tleyjeh IM, Riaz M, Greason KL, Berbari EF, Virk A, Baddour LM. Temporal trends in the incidence of surgical site infections in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a population-based cohort study, 1993 to 2008. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Nov; 87(11):1054-61.
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  16. Gomez E, Cazanave C, Cunningham SA, Greenwood-Quaintance KE, Steckelberg JM, Uhl JR, Hanssen AD, Karau MJ, Schmidt SM, Osmon DR, Berbari EF, Mandrekar J, Patel R. Prosthetic joint infection diagnosis using broad-range PCR of biofilms dislodged from knee and hip arthroplasty surfaces using sonication. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Nov; 50(11):3501-8. Epub 2012 Aug 15.
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  17. Tsaras G, Maduka-Ezeh A, Inwards CY, Mabry T, Erwin PJ, Murad MH, Montori VM, West CP, Osmon DR, Berbari EF. Utility of intraoperative frozen section histopathology in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Sep 19; 94(18):1700-11.
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  18. Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Lahr B, Eckel-Passow JE, Tsaras G, Hanssen AD, Mabry T, Steckelberg J, Thompson R. The Mayo prosthetic joint infection risk score: implication for surgical site infection reporting and risk stratification. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Aug; 33(8):774-81. Epub 2012 Jun 20.
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  19. Subramanian A, Berbari EF, Brown MJ, Allen MS, Alsara A, Kor DJ. Plasma transfusion is associated with postoperative infectious complications following esophageal resection surgery: a retrospective cohort study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Aug; 26(4):569-74 Epub 2012 Feb 14.
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  20. Altarabsheh SE, Deo SV, Berbari E, Park SJ. Prosthetic graft infection, five years after ascending aortic replacement. J Card Surg. 2012 Mar; 27(2):220-1. Epub 2012 Feb 20.
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  21. Marculescu CE, Berbari EF, Cantey JR, Osmon DR. Practical considerations in the use of outpatient antimicrobial therapy for musculoskeletal infections. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Jan; 87(1):98-105.
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  22. Gallagher JC, Huntington JA, Culshaw D, McConnell SA, Yoon M, Berbari E. Daptomycin therapy for osteomyelitis: a retrospective study. BMC Infect Dis. 2012; 12:133. Epub 2012 Jun 12.
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  23. Parvizi J, Zmistowski B, Berbari EF, Bauer TW, Springer BD, Della Valle CJ, Garvin KL, Wongworawat MD, Zalavras CG, Fehring TK, Osmon DR, Mont MA, Barrack RL, Berend KR, Esterhai JL, Gioe TJ, Kurtz SM, Masri BA, Nana AD, Spangehl MJ, Segreti J. New definition for periprosthetic joint infection. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Dec; 26(8):1136-8.
  24. Parvizi J, Zmistowski B, Berbari EF, Bauer TW, Springer BD, Della Valle CJ, Garvin KL, Mont MA, Wongworawat MD, Zalavras CG. New definition for periprosthetic joint infection: from the Workgroup of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Nov; 469(11):2992-4.
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  25. Enzler MJ, Berbari E, Osmon DR. Antimicrobial prophylaxis in adults. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Jul; 86(7):686-701.
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  26. El Helou OC, Berbari EF, Lahr BD, Marculescu CE, Razonable RR, Steckelberg JM, Hanssen AD, Osmon DR. Management of prosthetic joint infection treated with two-stage exchange: the impact of antimicrobial therapy duration. Curr. Orthop. Pract. 2011 Jul-Aug; 22(4):333-8.
  27. El-Helou O, Berbari EF, Brown RA, Gralewski JH, Osmon DR, Razonable RR. Functional assessment of Toll-like receptor 2 and its relevance in patients with Staphylococcus aureus infection of joint prosthesis. Hum Immunol. 2011 Jan; 72(1):47-53. Epub 2010 Oct 28.
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  28. Gomez EO, Osmon DR, Berbari EF. Q: Do patients with prosthetic joints require dental antimicrobial prophylaxis? Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Jan; 78(1):36-8.
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  29. Berbari E, Mabry T, Tsaras G, Spangehl M, Erwin PJ, Murad MH, Steckelberg J, Osmon D. Inflammatory blood laboratory levels as markers of prosthetic joint infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Sep 1; 92(11):2102-9.
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  30. Malekzadeh D, Osmon DR, Lahr BD, Hanssen AD, Berbari EF. Prior use of antimicrobial therapy is a risk factor for culture-negative prosthetic joint infection. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Aug; 468(8):2039-45.
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  31. El Helou OC, Berbari EF, Lahr BD, Eckel-Passow JE, Razonable RR, Sia IG, Virk A, Walker RC, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR, Hanssen AD, Osmon DR. Efficacy and safety of rifampin containing regimen for staphylococcal prosthetic joint infections treated with debridement and retention. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Aug; 29(8):961-7. Epub 2010 May 27.
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  32. Shah NB, Osmon DR, Fadel H, Patel R, Kohner PC, Steckelberg JM, Mabry T, Berbari EF. Laboratory and clinical characteristics of Staphylococcus lugdunensis prosthetic joint infections. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 May; 48(5):1600-3. Epub 2010 Feb 24.
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  33. Norgan AP, Berbari EF, Roberts GD, Pritt BS. A 79-year-old man with swelling and crusted cutaneous ulceration of both hands. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Mar 15; 50(6):933-4.
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  34. Norgan AP, Berbari EF, Roberts GD, Pritt BS. A 79-year-old man with swelling and crusted cutaneous ulceration of both hands. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Mar 15; 50(6):871, 933-4.
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  35. Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Carr A, Hanssen AD, Baddour LM, Greene D, Kupp LI, Baughan LW, Harmsen WS, Mandrekar JN, Therneau TM, Steckelberg JM, Virk A, Wilson WR. Dental procedures as risk factors for prosthetic hip or knee infection: a hospital-based prospective case-control study. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 1; 50(1):8-16.
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  36. Piper KE, Fernandez-Sampedro M, Steckelberg KE, Mandrekar JN, Karau MJ, Steckelberg JM, Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Hanssen AD, Lewallen DG, Cofield RH, Sperling JW, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Huddleston PM, Dekutoski MB, Yaszemski M, Currier B, Patel R. C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and orthopedic implant infection. PLoS One. 2010; 5(2):e9358. Epub 2010 Feb 22.
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  37. Mikhael MM, Bach HG, Huddleston PM, Maus TP, Berbari EF. Multilevel diskitis and vertebral osteomyelitis after diskography. Orthopedics. 2009 Jan; 32(1):60.
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  38. El Helou OC, Berbari EF, Marculescu CE, El Atrouni WI, Razonable RR, Steckelberg JM, Hanssen AD, Osmon DR. Outcome of enterococcal prosthetic joint infection: is combination systemic therapy superior to monotherapy? Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 1; 47(7):903-9.
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  39. Wright TI, Baddour LM, Berbari EF, Roenigk RK, Phillips PK, Jacobs MA, Otley CC. Antibiotic prophylaxis in dermatologic surgery: advisory statement 2008. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Sep; 59(3):464-73.
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  40. Berbari EF, Marculescu C, Sia I, Lahr BD, Hanssen AD, Steckelberg JM, Gullerud R, Osmon DR. Culture-negative prosthetic joint infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Nov 1; 45(9):1113-9. Epub 2007 Sep 26.
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  41. Eid AJ, Davis MD, Bingham LG, Kalaaji AN, Enzler M, Razonable RR, Berbari EF. A young man with pyomyositis and bullous disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Sep 15; 45(6):741, 799-800.
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  42. Eid AJ, Berbari EF, Sia IG, Wengenack NL, Osmon DR, Razonable RR. Prosthetic joint infection due to rapidly growing mycobacteria: report of 8 cases and review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Sep 15; 45(6):687-94. Epub 2007 Aug 13.
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  43. Kowalski TJ, Berbari EF, Huddleston PM, Steckelberg JM, Osmon DR. Propionibacterium acnes vertebral osteomyelitis: seek and ye shall find? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Aug; 461:25-30.
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  44. McNamara DR, Tleyjeh IM, Berbari EF, Lahr BD, Martinez JW, Mirzoyev SA, Baddour LM. Incidence of lower-extremity cellulitis: a population-based study in Olmsted county, Minnesota. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Jul; 82(7):817-21.
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  45. McNamara DR, Tleyjeh IM, Berbari EF, Lahr BD, Martinez J, Mirzoyev SA, Baddour LM. A predictive model of recurrent lower extremity cellulitis in a population-based cohort. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Apr 9; 167(7):709-15.
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  46. Kowalski TJ, Berbari EF, Huddleston PM, Steckelberg JM, Mandrekar JN, Osmon DR. The management and outcome of spinal implant infections: contemporary retrospective cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Apr 1; 44(7):913-20.
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  47. Kowalski TJ, Layton KF, Berbari EF, Steckelberg JM, Huddleston PM, Wald JT, Osmon DR. Follow-up MR imaging in patients with pyogenic spine infections: lack of correlation with clinical features. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Apr; 28(4):693-9.
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  48. Sia IG, Berbari EF. Infection and musculoskeletal conditions: Osteomyelitis. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2006 Dec; 20(6):1065-81.
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  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. Uslan DZ, Jacobson KM, Kumar N, Berbari EF, Orenstein R. A woman with fever and rash after African safari. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Sep 1; 43(5):609, 661-2.
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  52. Kowalski TJ, Berbari EF, Huddleston PM, Steckelberg JM, Osmon DR. Do follow-up imaging examinations provide useful prognostic information in patients with spine infection? Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Jul 15; 43(2):172-9. Epub 2006 Jun 05.
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  53. Kumar N, Orenstein R, Uslan DZ, Berbari EF, Klein CJ, Windebank AJ. Melarsoprol-associated multifocal inflammatory CNS illness in African trypanosomiasis. Neurology. 2006 Apr 11; 66(7):1120-1. Epub 2006 Mar 15.
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  54. Tsigrelis C, Berbari E, Temesgen Z. Viral opportunistic infections in HIV-infected adults. J Med Liban. 2006 Apr-Jun; 54(2):91-6.
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  55. El-Atrouni W, Berbari E, Temesgen Z. HIV-associated opportunistic infections. Bacterial infections. J Med Liban. 2006 Apr-Jun; 54(2):80-3.
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  56. Yu A, Berbari E, Temesgen Z. Antiretroviral therapy in HIV. J Med Liban. 2006 Apr-Jun; 54(2):74-9.
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  57. Marculescu CE, Berbari EF, Hanssen AD, Steckelberg JM, Harmsen SW, Mandrekar JN, Osmon DR. Outcome of prosthetic joint infections treated with debridement and retention of components. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Feb 15; 42(4):471-8. Epub 2006 Jan 05.
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  58. Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Duffy MC, Harmssen RN, Mandrekar JN, Hanssen AD, Steckelberg JM. Outcome of prosthetic joint infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: the impact of medical and surgical therapy in 200 episodes. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Jan 15; 42(2):216-23. Epub 2005 Dec 06.
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  59. Marculescu C, Berbari EF, Osmon DR. Fastidious organisims causing PJI. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006; Part 5.
  60. Sfeir PF, Choucair JE, Berbari EF. Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia at a tertiary care center: A cohort study. Journal Medical Libanais. 2006; 54(4):191-5.
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  61. Sia IG, Berbari EF, Karchmer AW. Prosthetic joint infections. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2005 Dec; 19(4):885-914.
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  62. Jacobson C, Osmon DR, Hanssen A, Trousdale RT, Pagnano MW, Pyrek J, Berbari E, Naessens J. Prevention of wound contamination using DuraPrep (TM) solution plus Ioban (TM) 2 drapes. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Oct; 439:32-7.
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  63. Marculescu CE, Berbari EF, Hanssen AD, Steckelberg JM, Osmon DR. Prosthetic joint infection diagnosed postoperatively by intraoperative culture. Clin Orthop Relat Res Relat Res. 2005 Oct; 439:38-42.
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  64. McNamara DR, Berbari EF, Osmon DR. Bone and joint infections in adults part 2: treatment... ninth in a series. Infections in Medicine. 2005 Oct; 22(10):488-9, 491-2, 499.
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  65. McNamara DR, Berbari EF, Osmon DR. Bone and joint infections in adults part 1: prevention, causes, and diagnosis... eighth in a series. Infections in Medicine. 2005 Sep; 22(9):411-3, 418.
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  66. Kowalski TJ, Berbari EF, Osmon DR. Epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Sep; 80(9):1201-7; quiz 1208.
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  67. Bakleh M, Tleyjeh I, Matteson EL, Osmon DR, Berbari EF. Infectious complications of tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonists. Int J Dermatol. 2005 Jun; 44(6):443-8.
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  68. Vlahakis NE, Temesgen Z, Berbari EF, Steckelberg JM. Osteoarticular infection complicating enterococcal endocarditis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 May; 78(5):623-8.
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  69. Osmon DR, Berbari EF. Outpatient intravenous antimicrobial therapy for the practicing orthopaedic surgeon. Clin Orthop Relat Res Relat Res 2002 Oct; 403:80-6.
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  70. Brandt CM, Duffy MC, Berbari EF, Hanssen AD, Steckelberg JM, Osmon DR. Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic joint infection treated with prosthesis removal and delayed reimplantation arthroplasty. Mayo Clin Proc. 1999 Jun; 74(6):553-8.
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  71. Berbari EF, Jabre J, Lteif AN, Osmon DR, Wilson WR. Demographic characteristics of Lebanese medical graduates in the United States. Lebanese Order of Physicians Journal. 1999; 6:52-60.
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  72. Morris CN, Berbari EF, Steckelberg JM. 69-year-old man with fever, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998 Dec; 73(12):1201-4.
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  73. Berbari EF, Hanssen AD, Duffy MC, Steckelberg JM, Ilstrup DM, Harmsen WS, Osmon DR. Risk factors for prosthetic joint infection: case-control study. Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Nov; 27(5):1247-54.
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  74. Tosomeen AH, Berbari EF, Levy NT, McClure RF, Krecke KN, Osmon DR. Instructive case report. A 26-year-old Indian woman with seizures and multiple intracranial mass lesions. J Med Liban. 1998 Nov-Dec; 46(6):349-52.
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  75. Berbari EF, Hanssen AD, Duffy MC, Steckelberg JM, Osmon DR. Prosthetic joint infection due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a case series and review of the literature. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 1998 Mar; 27(3):219-27.
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  76. Berbari EF, Keating MR. Fungal infections in liver transplant recipients. Cliniguide to Fungal Infections. 1998; 9(2):1-6.
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  77. Mitchell PS, Espy MJ, Smith TF, Toal DR, Rys PN, Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Persing DH. Laboratory diagnosis of central nervous system infections with herpes simplex virus by PCR performed with cerebrospinal fluid specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Nov; 35(11):2873-7.
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  78. 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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  79. Khouri K, Nasnas R, Sayegh R, Nassr W, Honein K, Abdel-Malak N, Berbari E. Recherche d'Helicobacter pylori chez 244 patients par le test al'urease. Journal Medical Libanais. 1993; 1(3):125-31.
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