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Dr. Carol Kauffman

Research Interests: Carol Kauffman

  • Treatment of serious mycoses
  • Epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant organisms in hospitals and long-term care facilities
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients

Recent Publications

Saint S, Kowalski CP, Kaufman SR, Hofer TP, Kauffman CA, Olmsted RN, Forman J, Banaszak-Holl J, Damschroder L, Krein SL. Preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in the United States: A national study. Clin Infect Dis 46 (2): 243-250, 2008.

Mody L, Kauffman CA, Donabedian S, Zervos M, Bradley SF. Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus colonization in nursing home residents. Clin Infect Dis 46 (9): 1368-1373, 2008.

Kauffman, CA. Diagnosis of histoplasmosis in immunosuppressed patients. Curr Opin Infect Dis 21 (4): 421-425, 2008.

Segal BH, Herbrecht R, Stevens DA, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Sobel J, Viscoli C, Walsh TJ, Maertens J, Patterson TF, Perfect JR, Dupont B, Wingard JR, Calandra T, Kauffman CA, Graybill JR, Baden LR, Pappas PG, Bennett JE, Kontoyiannis DP, Cordonnier C, Viviani MA, Bille J, Almyroudis NG, Wheat LJ, Graninger W, Bow EJ, Holland SM, Kullberg BJ, Dismukes WE, De Pauw BE. Defining responses to therapy and study outcomes in clinical trials of invasive fungal diseases: Mycoses study group and European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer consensus criteria. Clin Infect Dis 47 (5): 674-683, 2008.

Nicolasora N, Cinti SK, Riddell J, Kauffman CA. A 53-year-old man with a large air bubble in his chest. Diagnosis: Bronchopleural fistula and hydropneumothorax caused by coccidioidomycosis (Photo Quiz). Clin Infect Dis 47 (6): 823-824, 2008.

Baddley JW, Perfect JR, Oster RA, Larsen RA, Pankey GA, Henderson H, Haas DW, Kauffman CA, Patel R, Zaas AK, Pappas PG. Pulmonary cryptococcosis in patients without HIV infection: factors associated with disseminated disease. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27 (10): 937-943, 2008.

Chaiyachati K, Cinti SK, Kauffman CA, Riddell J. HIV-Infected patients with anal carcinoma who subsequently developed oral squamous cell carcinoma: Report of 2 cases. J Intl Ass Phys AIDS Care 7:306-11, 2008.

Psarros G, Kaul DL, Kauffman CA. Disseminated histoplasmosis in a heart transplant recipient: an uncommon diagnosis even in the Midwest. Infect Dis Clin Pract 16:49-53, 2008.

Kauffman CA, Carver PL. Update on echinocandin antifungals. Sem Respir Crit Care Med 29:211-219, 2008

Hadley S, Huckabee C, Pappas PG, Daly J, Rabkin J, Kauffman CA, Merion RM, Karchmer AW. Outcomes of antifungal prophylaxis in high-risk liver transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis 11:40-48, 2009.

Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Andes D, Benjamin DK, Calandra TF, Edwards JE, Filler SG, Fisher JF, Kullberg BJ, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Reboli AC, Rex JH, Walsh TJ, Sobel JD. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Candidiasis: 2009 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis 48 (5): 503-535, 2009.

Burman W, Daum R, Janoff E, Bohjanen P, Boucher H, D'Aquila R, Eisenstein B, Kauffman C, Lane C, Margolis D, Marshall G, Poutsiaka D, Ratner A, Reller B, Rice L, Ryan E, Spearman P, Thio C, Natarajan P. Grinding to a Halt: The Effects of the Increasing Regulatory Burden on Research and Quality Improvement Efforts. Clin Infect Dis 49 (3): 328-335, 2009.

Kauffman CA. Histoplasmosis. Clinics Chest Med 30 (2): 217-+, 2009.

Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Calandra TF, Kullberg BJ, Sobel JD. Echinocandin-Based Initial Therapy in Fungemic Patients with Cancer: A Focus on Recent Guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Reply. Clin Infect Dis 49 (4): 639-640, 2009.

Weinberg A, Zhang JH, Oxman MN, Johnson GR, Hayward AR, Caulfield MJ, Irwin MR, Clair J, Smith JG, Stanley H, Marchese RD, Harbecke R, Williams HM, Chan ISF, Arbeit RD, Gershon AA, Schodel F, Morrison VA, Kauffman CA, Straus SE, Schmader KE, Davis LE, Levin MJ. US Dept Vet Affairs. Varicella-Zoster Virus-Specific Immune Responses to Herpes Zoster in Elderly Participants in a Trial of a Clinically Effective Zoster Vaccine. J Infect Dis 200 (7): 1068-1077, 2009.

Smith JA, Kauffman CA. Endemic Fungal Infections in Patients Receiving Tumour Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitor Therapy. Drugs 69 (11): 1403-1415, 2009.

Baddley JW, Marr KA, Andes DR, Walsh TJ, Kauffman CA, Kontoyiannis DP, Ito JI, Balajee SA, Pappas PG, Moser SA. Patterns of Susceptibility of Aspergillus Isolates Recovered from Patients Enrolled in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network. J Clin Microbiol 47 (10): 3271-3275, 2009.

Riddell J, Kauffman CA. Pharmacotherapy of micafungin: Clinical review. Clin Med Rev Therapeut 1:1-12, 2009.

Kontoyiannis DP, Marr KA, Park BJ, Alexander BD, Anaissie EJ, Walsh TJ, Ito J, Andes DR, Baddley JW, Brown JM, Brumble LM, Freifeld AG, Hadley S, Herwaldt LA, Kauffman CA, Knapp K, Lyon GM, Morrison VA, Papanicolaou G, Patterson TF, Perl TM, Schuster MG, Walker R, Wannemuehler KA, Wingard JR, Chiller TM, Pappas PG. Prospective Surveillance for Invasive Fungal Infections in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients, 2001-2006: Overview of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) Database. Clin Infect Dis 50 (8): 1091-1100, 2010.

Pappas PG, Alexander BD, Andes DR, Hadley S, Kauffman CA, Freifeld A, Anaissie EJ, Brumble LM, Herwaldt L, Ito J, Kontoyiannis DP, Lyon GM, Marr KA, Morrison VA, Park BJ, Patterson TF, Perl TM, Oster RA, Schuster MG, Walker R, Walsh TJ, Wannemuehler KA, Chiller TM. Invasive Fungal Infections among Organ Transplant Recipients: Results of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET). Clin Infect Dis 50 (8): 1101-1111, 2010.

Southwick F, Katona P, Kauffman C, Monroe S, Pirofski LA, del Rio C, Gallis H, Dismukes W. Commentary: IDSA Guidelines for Improving the Teaching of Preclinical Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Academic Med 85 (1): 19-22, 2010.

Baddley JW, Andes DR, Marr KA, Kontoyiannis DP, Alexander BD, Kauffman CA, Oster RA, Anaissie EJ, Walsh TJ, Schuster MG, Wingard JR, Patterson TF, Ito JI, Williams OD, Chiller T, Pappas PG. Factors Associated with Mortality in Transplant Patients with Invasive Aspergillosis. Clin Infect Dis 50 (12): 1559-1567, 2010.

Smith JA, Kauffman CA. Recognition and prevention of nosocomial invasive fungal infections in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med 38 (8): S380-S387 Suppl. S, 2010.

Mody L, Bradley SF, Galecki A, Olmsted RN, Fitzgerald JT, Kauffman CA, Saint S, Krein SL. Conceptual Model for Reducing Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Focusing on Residents with Indwelling Devices. Clin Infect Dis 52 (5): 654-661, 2011.

Riddell J, Comer GM, Kauffman CA. Treatment of Endogenous Fungal Endophthalmitis: Focus on New Antifungal Agents. Clin Infect Dis 52 (5): 648-653, 2011.

Hage CA, Kirsch EJ, Stump TE, Kauffman CA, Goldman M, Connolly P, Johnson PC, Wheat LJ, Baddley JW. Histoplasma Antigen Clearance during Treatment of Histoplasmosis in Patients with AIDS Determined by a Quantitative Antigen Enzyme Immunoassay. Clin Vaccine Immunol 18 (4): 661-666, 2011.

Sobel JD, Fisher JF, Kauffman CA, Newman CA. Candida Urinary Tract Infections-Epidemiology. Clin Infect Dis 52: S433-S436 Suppl. 6, 2011.

Fisher JF, Kavanagh K, Sobel JD, Kauffman CA, Newman CA. Candida Urinary Tract Infection: Pathogenesis. Clin Infect Dis 52: S437-S451 Suppl. 6, 2011.

Kauffman CA, Fisher JF, Sobel JD, Newman CA. Candida Urinary Tract Infections-Diagnosis. Clin Infect Dis 52: S452-S456 Suppl. 6, 2011.

Fisher JF, Sobel JD, Kauffman CA, Newman CA. Candida Urinary Tract Infections-Treatment. Clin Infec t Dis 52: S457-S466 Suppl. 6, 2011.

Lockhart SR, Wagner D, Iqbal N, Pappas PG, Andes DR, Kauffman CA, Brumble LM, Hadley S, Walker R, Ito JI, Baddley JW, Chiller T, Park BJ. Comparison of In Vitro Susceptibility Characteristics of Candida Species from Cases of Invasive Candidiasis in Solid Organ and Stem Cell Transplant Recipients: Transplant-Associated Infections Surveillance Network (TRANSNET), 2001 to 2006. J Clin Microbiol 49 (7): 2404-2410, 2011.

Lockhart SR, Zimbeck AJ, Baddley JW, Marr KA, Andes DR, Walsh TJ, Kauffman CA, Kontoyiannis DP, Ito JI, Pappas PG, Chiller T. In Vitro Echinocandin Susceptibility of Aspergillus Isolates from Patients Enrolled in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network. Antimicrobial Agents Chemother 55 (8): 3944-3946, 2011.

Park BJ, Pappas PG, Wannemuehler KA, Alexander BD, Anaissie EJ, Andes DR, Baddley JW, Brown JM, Brumble LM, Freifeld AG, Hadley S, Herwaldt L, Ito JI, Kauffman CA, Lyon GM, Marr KA, Morrison VA, Papanicolaou G, Patterson TF, Perl TM, Schuster MG, Walker R, Wingard JR, Walsh TJ, Kontoyiannis DP. Invasive Non-Aspergillus Mold Infections in Transplant Recipients, United States, 2001-2006. Emerging Infect Dis 17 (10): 1855-1864, 2011.

Malani AN, Psarros G, Malani PN, Kauffman CA. Is age a risk factor for Candida glabrata colonisation? Mycoses 54 (6): 531-537, 2011.


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