Intravenous pentamidine is safe and effective as primary pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis in children and adolescents undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Demasi JM, Cox JA, Leonard D, Koh AY, Aquino VM. Intravenous pentamidine is safe and effective as primary pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis in children and adolescents undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Sep; 32(9):933-6. Abstract and Full Text

 

Gastrointestinal Colonization of Fungi.

Koh AY. Gastrointestinal Colonization of Fungi. Curr Fungal Infect Rep (2013):7:144-151. Full Text

Collaboration between macrophages and vaccine-induced CD4+ T cells confers protection against lethal Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia during neutropenia.

Kamei A, Wu W, Traficante DC, Koh AY, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB, Priebe GP. Collaboration between macrophages and vaccine-induced CD4+ T cells confers protection against lethal Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia during neutropenia. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2013 Jan;207(1):39-49. PMID: 23100569. Abstract and Full Text

Prolonged Febrile Neutropenia in the Pediatric Patient with Cancer.

Koh AY. Prolonged Febrile Neutropenia in the Pediatric Patient with Cancer. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book; 2012; 565-569. PMID: 24451797. Abstract and Full Text

RNA Isolation of Pseudomonas aeruinosa Colonizing the Murine Gastrointestinal Tract.

Lopez-Medina E, Neubauer MM, Pier GB, Koh AY. RNA Isolation of Pseudomonas aeruinosa Colonizing the Murine Gastrointestinal Tract. J Vis Exp. 2011 Sep 28;(55). pii: 3293 PMID: 21989513. Abstract and Full Text

Utility of in vivo transcription profiling for identifying Pseudomonas aeruginosa genes needed for gastrointestinal colonization and dissemination.

Koh AY, Mikkelsen PJ, Smith RS, Coggshall KT, Kamei A, Givskov M, Lory S, Pier GB. Utility of in vivo transcription profiling for identifying Pseudomonas aeruginosa genes needed for gastrointestinal colonization and dissemination. PLoS ONE, 2010 Dec 10; 5(12): e15131. PMID: 21170272. Abstract and Text

Analysis of Acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Gastrointestinal Mucosal Colonization and Horizontal Transmission in a Murine Model.

Kamei A*, Koh AY*, Gadjeva M, Priebe GP, Lory S, Pier GB. Analysis of Acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Gastrointestinal Mucosal Colonization and Horizontal Transmission in a Murine Model. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010 Jan; 201(1):71-80. PMID: 19938976 * Both authors contributed equally to this work. Abstract and Full Text

Inescapable need for Neutrophils as Mediators of Cellular Innate Immunity to Acute Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pneumonia.

Koh AY, Priebe GP, Ray C, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB. Inescapable need for Neutrophils as Mediators of Cellular Innate Immunity to Acute Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pneumonia. Infection and Immunity.   2009 Dec; 77(12):5300-5310. PMID: 19805527. Abstract and Full Text

Inactivation of the rhlA gene in Pseudomonas aeruginosa prevents rhamnolipid production, disabling the protection against polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

van Gennip M, Christensen LD, Alhede M, Phipps R, Jensen PO, Christophersen L, Pamp SJ, Moser C, Mikkelsen PJ, Koh AY, Tolker-Nielsen T, Pier GB, Hoiby N, Givskov M, Bjarnsholt T. Inactivation of the rhlA gene in Pseudomonas aeruginosa prevents rhamnolipid production, disabling the protection against polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica 2009 Jul; 117:537-46. PMID:19594494. Abstract and Full Text

Mucosal damage and neutropenia are required for Candida albicans dissemination.

Koh AY, Köhler JR, Coggshall KT, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB. Mucosal damage and neutropenia are required for Candida albicans dissemination. PLoS Pathogens 2008; 4(2):e35 PMID:18282097. Abstract and Full Text