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Amar Safdar

Associate Professor; Dir Transplant Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine (ID&Immun Div)

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Tue. 2 - 5; Wed. 9 - 12
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 646-501-9936
Fax: 646-501-6841

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Medical Specialties

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

Medical Expertise

Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, Infections in Transplant Recipients and Other Compromised Hosts, Bone And Joint Infections, Fungal Infections, Hospital Acquired Infection, Stem Cell Transplant, Immunizations, Diseases Of Travel, Congenital Immune Deficiences, Opportunistic Infections, Infections Associated With Targeted Immunotherapy

Languages

Hindi, Urdu

Insurance

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Board Certification

2009 — Ab Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Education

1981-1989 — Dow Medical College, Medical Education
1991-1992 — Mount Vernon Hospital (Internal Medicine), Internship
1992-1994 — New York Downtown Hospital (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1996-1999 — Memorial Sloan-Ketteriing Cancer Center (Infectious Diseases), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Impact of cytotoxic and targeted antineoplastic drugs on the validity of the mitogen-induced interferon-gamma release assay for latent tuberculosis infection: Results of a prospective trial at a comprehensive cancer center
Rodriguez, Gilhen H; Safdar, Amar
2014 Jan;46(1):52-57, Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases
— id: 746012, year: 2014, vol: 46, page: 52, stat: Journal Article,

Use of healthy-donor granulocyte transfusions to treat infections in neutropenic patients with myeloid or lymphoid neoplasms: experience in 74 patients treated with 373 granulocyte transfusions
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Zuniga, Jorge; Al Akhrass, Fadi; Pande, Anupam
2014 ;131(1):50-58, Acta haematologica
— id: 745952, year: 2014, vol: 131, page: 50, stat: Journal Article,

Fidaxomicin versus Conventional Antimicrobial Therapy in 59 Recipients of Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation with Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea
Clutter, Dana S; Dubrovskaya, Yanina; Merl, Man Yee; Teperman, Lewis; Press, Robert; Safdar, Amar
2013 Sep;57(9):4501-4505, Antimicrobial agents & chemotherapy
— id: 503502, year: 2013, vol: 57, page: 4501, stat: Journal Article,

Modeling dendritic cell vaccination for influenza prophylaxis: potential applications for niche populations
Konduri, Vanaja; Decker, William K; Halpert, Matthew M; Gilbert, Brian; Safdar, Amar
2013 Jun;207(11):1764-1772, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 386592, year: 2013, vol: 207, page: 1764, stat: Journal Article,

Enterococcal Colonization and Disease in Solid-Organ Versus Hematologic Malignancy and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Units (2000-2011)
Safdar, A.; Tulliano, G.; Teperman, L.; Press, R.
2013 APR;13 5 5(SI):344-344, American journal of transplantation
— id: 386752, year: 2013, vol: 13 5 5, page: 344, stat: Journal Article,

Immunotherapy for invasive mold disease in severely immunosuppressed patients
Safdar, Amar
2013 Jul;57(1):94-100, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 366802, year: 2013, vol: 57, page: 94, stat: Journal Article,

Aerosolized Amphotericin B Lipid Complex as Adjunctive Treatment for Fungal Lung Infection in Patients with Cancer-Related Immunosuppression and Recipients of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen H
2013 Jun;:1035-1043, Pharmacotherapy
— id: 508972, year: 2013, vol: , page: 1035, stat: Journal Article,

High-Dose Caspofungin as a Component of Combination Antifungal Therapy in 91 Patients With Neoplastic Diseases and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Critical Review of Short-Term and Long-Term Adverse Events
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Zuniga, Jorge; Akhrass, Fadi Al; Pande, Anupam
2013 Dec;:1-7, Journal of pharmacy practice
— id: 971642, year: 2013, vol: , page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

[In Process Citation]
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Zuniga, Jorge; Al Akhrass, Fadi; Georgescu, Georgia; Pande, Anupam
2013 ;129(1):26-34, Acta haematologica
— id: 214932, year: 2013, vol: 129, page: 26, stat: Journal Article,

Post Liver Transplant Therapy with Telaprevir for Recurrent Hepatitis C
Pereira, A. P. de Oliveira; Shin, H. J.; Safdar, A.; Tobias, H.; Gelb, B.; Morgan, G.; Diflo, T.; Winnick, A.; Teperman, L.
2012 MAY;12 3 3(SI):430-430, American journal of transplantation
— id: 166840, year: 2012, vol: 12 3 3, page: 430, stat: Journal Article,

Characteristics of, and risk factors for, infections in patients with cancer treated with dasatinib and a brief review of other complications
Rodriguez, GH; Ahmed, SI; Al-Akhrass, F; Rallapalli, V; Safdar, A
2012 Feb;:1530-1535, Leukemia & lymphoma
— id: 172651, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1530, stat: Journal Article,

Aerosolized amikacin in patients with difficult-to-treat pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteriosis
Safdar, A
2012 Dec;:1883-1887, European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases
— id: 172650, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1883, stat: Journal Article,

Aerosolized amikacin in patients with difficult-to-treat pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteriosis
Safdar, A.
2012 AUG;31(8):1883-1887, European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases
— id: 180194, year: 2012, vol: 31, page: 1883, stat: Journal Article,

Initial Experience of Telaprevir for Recurrent Hepatitis C in Post Liver Transplant Patients
Shin, H. J.; Pereira, A. de Oliveira; Safdar, A.; Tobias, H.; Gelb, B.; Morgan, G.; Diflo, T.; Teperman, L.
2012 MAY;18 1 1:S130-S130, Liver transplantation
— id: 166659, year: 2012, vol: 18 1 1, page: S130, stat: Journal Article,

Case 181: synovitis acne pustulosis hyperostosis osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome
Sweeney, Sarah A; Kumar, Vinodh A; Tayar, Jean; Weber, Donna M; Safdar, Amar; Alonso, Carol; Hymes, Sharon
2012 May;263(2):613-617, Radiology
— id: 172652, year: 2012, vol: 263, page: 613, stat: Journal Article,

Cytokine adjuvants for vaccine therapy of neoplastic and infectious disease
Decker, William K; Safdar, Amar
2011 Aug;22(4):177-187, Cytokine & growth factor reviews
— id: 149891, year: 2011, vol: 22, page: 177, stat: Journal Article,

Infections in patients with hematologic neoplasms and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: neutropenia, humoral, and splenic defects
Safdar, Amar; Armstrong, Donald
2011 Oct;53(8):798-806, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 137843, year: 2011, vol: 53, page: 798, stat: Journal Article,

Dendritic cell vaccines for the immunocompromised patient: prevention of influenza virus infection
Decker, William K; Safdar, Amar
2010 Jul;9(7):721-730, Expert review of vaccines
— id: 135082, year: 2010, vol: 9, page: 721, stat: Journal Article,

Feasibility of aerosolized colistin in the era of escalating drug-resistant Pseudomonas pneumonia: pressing need for validation clinical trials
Safdar, Amar
2010 Jul;36(7):1110-1111, Intensive care medicine
— id: 135083, year: 2010, vol: 36, page: 1110, stat: Journal Article,

Immunomodulation Therapy for Invasive Aspergillosis: Discussion on Myeloid Growth Factors, Recombinant Cytokines, and Antifungal Drug Immune Modulation
Safdar, Amar
2010 Mar;4(1):1-7, Current fungal infection reports
— id: 971632, year: 2010, vol: 4, page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Recent favorable outcomes in critically ill patients with cancer may mitigate historic acquiescent optimism in critical care unit therapy
Safdar, Amar
2010 Jan;38(1):293-294, Critical care medicine
— id: 135086, year: 2010, vol: 38, page: 293, stat: Journal Article,

Treatment with monoclonal antibodies against Clostridium difficile toxins
Safdar, Amar
2010 Apr 15;362(15):1444-5; author reply 1445, New England journal of medicine
— id: 135085, year: 2010, vol: 362, page: 1444, stat: Journal Article,

Drug-induced nephrotoxicity caused by amphotericin B lipid complex and liposomal amphotericin B: a review and meta-analysis
Safdar, Amar; Ma, Jonathan; Saliba, Fouzi; Dupont, Bertrand; Wingard, John R; Hachem, Ray Y; Mattiuzzi, Gloria N; Chandrasekar, Pranatharthi H; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Rolston, Kenneth V; Walsh, Thomas J; Champlin, Richard E; Raad, Issam I
2010 Jul;89(4):236-244, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135084, year: 2010, vol: 89, page: 236, stat: Journal Article,

Herpes simplex virus lower respiratory tract infection in patients with solid tumors
Aisenberg, Gabriel M; Torres, Harrys A; Tarrand, Jeffrey; Safdar, Amar; Bodey, Gerald; Chemaly, Roy F
2009 Jan 1;115(1):199-206, Cancer
— id: 135091, year: 2009, vol: 115, page: 199, stat: Journal Article,

Bioimmunoadjuvants for the treatment of neoplastic and infectious disease: Coley's legacy revisited
Decker, William K; Safdar, Amar
2009 Aug;20(4):271-281, Cytokine & growth factor reviews
— id: 135087, year: 2009, vol: 20, page: 271, stat: Journal Article,

Fungal cytoskeleton dysfunction or immune activation triggered by beta-glucan synthase inhibitors: potential mechanisms for the prolonged antifungal activity of echinocandins
Safdar, Amar
2009 Jul 1;115(13):2812-2815, Cancer
— id: 135088, year: 2009, vol: 115, page: 2812, stat: Journal Article,

De novo T-lymphocyte responses against baculovirus-derived recombinant influenzavirus hemagglutinin generated by a naive umbilical cord blood model of dendritic cell vaccination
Safdar, Amar; Decker, William K; Li, Sufang; Xing, Dongxia; Robinson, Simon N; Yang, Hong; Steiner, David; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Shpall, Elizabeth J; Bollard, Catherine
2009 Mar 4;27(10):1479-1484, Vaccine
— id: 135090, year: 2009, vol: 27, page: 1479, stat: Journal Article,

Inhaled therapeutics for prevention and treatment of pneumonia
Safdar, Amar; Shelburne, Samuel A; Evans, Scott E; Dickey, Burton F
2009 Jul;8(4):435-449, Expert opinion on drug safety
— id: 135089, year: 2009, vol: 8, page: 435, stat: Journal Article,

Human herpesvirus-6 DNAemia in immunosuppressed adult patients with leukemia at risk for mold infection
Chemaly, Roy F; Torres, Harrys A; Hachem, Ray; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam I
2008 Jan;93(1):157-158, Haematologica (Roma)
— id: 135094, year: 2008, vol: 93, page: 157, stat: Journal Article,

Caspofungin-mediated beta-glucan unmasking and enhancement of human polymorphonuclear neutrophil activity against Aspergillus and non-Aspergillus hyphae
Lamaris, Gregory A; Lewis, Russell E; Chamilos, Georgios; May, Gregory S; Safdar, Amar; Walsh, Thomas J; Raad, Issam I; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P
2008 Jul 15;198(2):186-192, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135093, year: 2008, vol: 198, page: 186, stat: Journal Article,

Progressive fusariosis: unpredictable posaconazole bioavailability, and feasibility of recombinant interferon-gamma plus granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor for refractory disseminated infection
Lewis, Roshan; Hogan, Holly; Howell, Allan; Safdar, Amar
2008 Jan;49(1):163-165, Leukemia & lymphoma
— id: 135095, year: 2008, vol: 49, page: 163, stat: Journal Article,

Multiple-dose granulocyte-macrophage-colony-stimulating factor plus 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a prospective, randomized trial of safety and immunogenicity
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen H; Rueda, Adriana M; Wierda, William G; Ferrajoli, Alessandra; Musher, Daniel M; O'Brien, Susan; Koller, Charles A; Bodey, Gerald P; Keating, Michael J
2008 Jul 15;113(2):383-387, Cancer
— id: 135092, year: 2008, vol: 113, page: 383, stat: Journal Article,

Neuraminidase inhibitors improve outcome of patients with leukemia and influenza: an observational study
Chemaly, Roy F; Torres, Harrys A; Aguilera, Elizabeth A; Mattiuzzi, Gloria; Cabanillas, Maria; Kantarjian, Hagop; Gonzalez, Virginia; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam I
2007 Apr 1;44(7):964-967, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135101, year: 2007, vol: 44, page: 964, stat: Journal Article,

Polymicrobial infection in patients with cancer: an underappreciated and underreported entity
Rolston, Kenneth V I; Bodey, Gerald P; Safdar, Amar
2007 Jul 15;45(2):228-233, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135099, year: 2007, vol: 45, page: 228, stat: Journal Article,

Difficulties with fungal infections in acute myelogenous leukemia patients: immune enhancement strategies
Safdar, Amar
2007 ;12 Suppl 2:2-6, Oncologist
— id: 135103, year: 2007, vol: 12 Suppl 2, page: 2, stat: Journal Article,

Baculovirus-expressed influenza vaccine. A novel technology for safe and expeditious vaccine production for human use
Safdar, Amar; Cox, Manon M J
2007 Jul;16(7):927-934, Expert opinion on investigational drugs
— id: 135100, year: 2007, vol: 16, page: 927, stat: Journal Article,

Infections in 100 cord blood transplantations: spectrum of early and late posttransplant infections in adult and pediatric patients 1996-2005
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen H; De Lima, Marcos J; Petropoulos, Demetrios; Chemaly, Roy F; Worth, Laura L; Shpall, Elizabeth J; Rolston, Kenneth V I; Raad, Issam I; Chan, Ka Wah; Champlin, Richard E
2007 Nov;86(6):324-333, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135097, year: 2007, vol: 86, page: 324, stat: Journal Article,

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: changing spectrum of a serious bacterial pathogen in patients with cancer
Safdar, Amar; Rolston, Kenneth V
2007 Dec 15;45(12):1602-1609, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135096, year: 2007, vol: 45, page: 1602, stat: Journal Article,

Characteristics and outcome of respiratory syncytial virus infection in patients with leukemia
Torres, Harrys A; Aguilera, Elizabeth A; Mattiuzzi, Gloria N; Cabanillas, Maria E; Rohatgi, Nidhi; Sepulveda, Carmen A; Kantarjian, Hagop M; Jiang, Ying; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam I; Chemaly, Roy F
2007 Sep;92(9):1216-1223, Haematologica (Roma)
— id: 135098, year: 2007, vol: 92, page: 1216, stat: Journal Article,

Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in 47 hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients: clinical characteristics of infections and vaccine-breakthrough infections, 1989-2005
Youssef, Souad; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Rolston, Kenneth V; Champlin, Richard E; Raad, Issam I; Safdar, Amar
2007 Mar;86(2):69-77, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135102, year: 2007, vol: 86, page: 69, stat: Journal Article,

Nocardia veterana bloodstream infection in a patient with cancer and a summary of reported cases
Ansari, Shoaib R; Safdar, Amar; Han, Xiang Y; O'Brien, Susan
2006 Nov;10(6):483-486, International journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135106, year: 2006, vol: 10, page: 483, stat: Journal Article,

Central venous catheter and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia in cancer patients
Boktour, Maha; Hanna, Hend; Ansari, Shoaib; Bahna, Boulos; Hachem, Ray; Tarrand, Jeffrey; Rolston, Kenneth; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam
2006 May 1;106(9):1967-1973, Cancer
— id: 135112, year: 2006, vol: 106, page: 1967, stat: Journal Article,

Invasive fungal infections in patients with hematologic malignancies in a tertiary care cancer center: an autopsy study over a 15-year period (1989-2003)
Chamilos, Georgios; Luna, Mario; Lewis, Russell E; Bodey, Gerald P; Chemaly, Roy; Tarrand, Jeffrey J; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam I; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P
2006 Jul;91(7):986-989, Haematologica (Roma)
— id: 135108, year: 2006, vol: 91, page: 986, stat: Journal Article,

Aerosolized ribavirin-induced reversible hepatotoxicity in a hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient with Hodgkin lymphoma
Chaves, Jorge; Huen, Auris; Bueso-Ramos, Carlos; Safdar, Amar; Vadhan-Raj, Saroj
2006 Apr 15;42(8):e72-e75, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135114, year: 2006, vol: 42, page: e72, stat: Journal Article,

Respiratory viral infections in adults with hematologic malignancies and human stem cell transplantation recipients: a retrospective study at a major cancer center
Chemaly, Roy F; Ghosh, Shubhra; Bodey, Gerald P; Rohatgi, Nidhi; Safdar, Amar; Keating, Michael J; Champlin, Richard E; Aguilera, Elizabeth A; Tarrand, Jeffrey J; Raad, Issam I
2006 Sep;85(5):278-287, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135107, year: 2006, vol: 85, page: 278, stat: Journal Article,

Scedosporium infection in a tertiary care cancer center: a review of 25 cases from 1989-2006
Lamaris, Gregory A; Chamilos, Georgios; Lewis, Russell E; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam I; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P
2006 Dec 15;43(12):1580-1584, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135104, year: 2006, vol: 43, page: 1580, stat: Journal Article,

Relationship of colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci and risk of systemic infection in patients with cancer
Matar, Madonna J; Safdar, Amar; Rolston, Kenneth V I
2006 May 15;42(10):1506-1507, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135111, year: 2006, vol: 42, page: 1506, stat: Journal Article,

Rosai-Dorfman disease misdiagnosed as active tuberculosis
Safdar, Amar; Gillenwater, Ann Marie; Jones, Daniel M; Jorgensen, Jeffery L; Romaguera, Jorge E
2006 Jul;47(7):1441-1442, Leukemia & lymphoma
— id: 135109, year: 2006, vol: 47, page: 1441, stat: Journal Article,

Recombinant interferon gamma1b immune enhancement in 20 patients with hematologic malignancies and systemic opportunistic infections treated with donor granulocyte transfusions
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen H; Lichtiger, Benjamin; Dickey, Burton F; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Freireich, Emil J; Shpall, Elizabeth J; Raad, Issam I; Kantarjian, Hagop M; Champlin, Richard E
2006 Jun 15;106(12):2664-2671, Cancer
— id: 135110, year: 2006, vol: 106, page: 2664, stat: Journal Article,

Dose-related safety and immunogenicity of baculovirus-expressed trivalent influenza vaccine: a double-blind, controlled trial in adult patients with non-Hodgkin B cell lymphoma
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, M Alma; Fayad, Luis E; Rodriguez, Gilhen H; Pro, Barbara; Wang, Michael; Romaguera, Jorge E; Goy, Andre H; Hagemeister, Fredrick B; McLaughlin, Peter; Bodey, Gerald P; Kwak, Larry W; Raad, Issam I; Couch, Robert B
2006 Nov 15;194(10):1394-1397, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135105, year: 2006, vol: 194, page: 1394, stat: Journal Article,

Vancomycin tolerance, a potential mechanism for refractory gram-positive bacteremia observational study in patients with cancer
Safdar, Amar; Rolston, Kenneth V I
2006 Apr 15;106(8):1815-1820, Cancer
— id: 135113, year: 2006, vol: 106, page: 1815, stat: Journal Article,

Culture-positive and culture-negative endocarditis in patients with cancer: a retrospective observational study, 1994-2004
Yusuf, Syed Wamique; Ali, Syed S; Swafford, Joseph; Durand, Jean-Bernard; Bodey, Gerald P; Chemaly, Roy F; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Tarrand, Jeffery; Rolston, Kenneth V; Yeh, Edward; Raad, Issam I; Safdar, Amar
2006 Mar;85(2):86-94, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135115, year: 2006, vol: 85, page: 86, stat: Journal Article,

Extrapulmonary tuberculosis active infection misdiagnosed as cancer: Mycobacterium tuberculosis disease in patients at a Comprehensive Cancer Center (2001-2005)
Aisenberg, Gabriel M; Jacobson, Kalen; Chemaly, Roy F; Rolston, Kenneth V; Raad, Isaam I; Safdar, Amar
2005 Dec 15;104(12):2882-2887, Cancer
— id: 135116, year: 2005, vol: 104, page: 2882, stat: Journal Article,

Zygomycosis in a tertiary-care cancer center in the era of Aspergillus-active antifungal therapy: a case-control observational study of 27 recent cases
Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Lionakis, Michail S; Lewis, Russell E; Chamilos, Georgios; Healy, Mimi; Perego, Cheryl; Safdar, Amar; Kantarjian, Hagop; Champlin, Richard; Walsh, Thomas J; Raad, Issam I
2005 Apr 15;191(8):1350-1360, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135119, year: 2005, vol: 191, page: 1350, stat: Journal Article,

Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia in patients with cancer: disease characteristics and outcomes in the era of escalating drug resistance (1998-2002)
Kumashi, Padmavati; Girgawy, Essam; Tarrand, Jeffrey J; Rolston, Kenneth V; Raad, Issam I; Safdar, Amar
2005 Sep;84(5):303-312, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135117, year: 2005, vol: 84, page: 303, stat: Journal Article,

Inactive pulmonary tuberculosis mimicking metastasis from papillary thyroid carcinoma in diagnostic radioiodine whole-body scintigraphy
Picolos, Michalis K; Habra, Mouhammed; Safdar, Amar; Sarlis, Nicholas J
2005 Sep;15(9):1105-1106, Thyroid
— id: 135118, year: 2005, vol: 15, page: 1105, stat: Journal Article,

The safety of interferon-gamma-1b therapy for invasive fungal infections after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Ohmagari, Norio; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Rolston, Kenneth V; Raad, Issam I; Champlin, Richard E
2005 Feb 15;103(4):731-739, Cancer
— id: 135120, year: 2005, vol: 103, page: 731, stat: Journal Article,

Bacteremia caused by Achromobacter and Alcaligenes species in 46 patients with cancer (1989-2003)
Aisenberg, Gabriel; Rolston, Kenneth V; Safdar, Amar
2004 Nov 1;101(9):2134-2140, Cancer
— id: 135123, year: 2004, vol: 101, page: 2134, stat: Journal Article,

Francisella tularensis peritonitis in stomach cancer patient
Han, Xiang Y; Ho, Linus X; Safdar, Amar
2004 Dec;10(12):2238-2240, Emerging infectious diseases
— id: 135122, year: 2004, vol: 10, page: 2238, stat: Journal Article,

The predictors of outcome in immunocompetent patients with hematogenous candidiasis
Safdar, Amar; Bannister, Thomas W; Safdar, Zeenat
2004 May;8(3):180-186, International journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135126, year: 2004, vol: 8, page: 180, stat: Journal Article,

Impact of high-dose granulocyte transfusions in patients with cancer with candidemia: retrospective case-control analysis of 491 episodes of Candida species bloodstream infections
Safdar, Amar; Hanna, Hend A; Boktour, Maha; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P; Hachem, Ray; Lichtiger, Benjamin; Freireich, Emil J; Raad, Issam I
2004 Dec 15;101(12):2859-2865, Cancer
— id: 135121, year: 2004, vol: 101, page: 2859, stat: Journal Article,

Antimicrobial susceptibility of 128 Salmonella enterica serovar typhi and paratyphi A isolates from northern India
Safdar, Amar; Kaur, Harjit; Elting, Linda; Rolston, Kenneth V I
2004 Jun;50(2):88-91, Chemotherapy
— id: 135125, year: 2004, vol: 50, page: 88, stat: Journal Article,

Strongyloidiasis in patients at a comprehensive cancer center in the United States
Safdar, Amar; Malathum, Kumthorn; Rodriguez, Saul J; Husni, Rola; Rolston, Kenneth V I
2004 Apr 1;100(7):1531-1536, Cancer
— id: 135127, year: 2004, vol: 100, page: 1531, stat: Journal Article,

Clinical significance of non-Candida fungal blood isolation in patients undergoing high-risk allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (1993-2001)
Safdar, Amar; Singhal, Seema; Mehta, Jayesh
2004 Jun 1;100(11):2456-2461, Cancer
— id: 135124, year: 2004, vol: 100, page: 2456, stat: Journal Article,

Candidemia in a tertiary care cancer center: in vitro susceptibility and its association with outcome of initial antifungal therapy
Antoniadou, Anastasia; Torres, Harrys A; Lewis, Russell E; Thornby, John; Bodey, Gerald P; Tarrand, Jeffrey P; Han, Xiang-Yang; Rolston, Kenneth V I; Safdar, Amar; Raad, Issam I; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P
2003 Sep;82(5):309-321, Medicine (Baltimore)
— id: 135130, year: 2003, vol: 82, page: 309, stat: Journal Article,

Efficacy of vancomycin plus levofloxacin combination therapy for refractory pericarditis due to multiresistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
Safdar, Amar
2003 Dec;7(4):287-287, International journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135129, year: 2003, vol: 7, page: 287, stat: Journal Article,

Infectious diarrhea in the southeastern United States, 1998-2000
Safdar, Amar
2003 Feb 15;36(4):533-534, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135133, year: 2003, vol: 36, page: 533, stat: Journal Article,

Antimicrobial activities against 84 Listeria monocytogenes isolates from patients with systemic listeriosis at a comprehensive cancer center (1955-1997)
Safdar, Amar; Armstrong, Donald
2003 Jan;41(1):483-485, Journal of clinical microbiology
— id: 135134, year: 2003, vol: 41, page: 483, stat: Journal Article,

Listeriosis in patients at a comprehensive cancer center, 1955-1997
Safdar, Amar; Armstrong, Donald
2003 Aug 1;37(3):359-364, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135131, year: 2003, vol: 37, page: 359, stat: Journal Article,

A novel defect in interferon-gamma secretion in patients with refractory nontuberculous pulmonary mycobacteriosis
Safdar, Amar; Armstrong, Donald; Murray, Henry W
2003 Mar 18;138(6):521-521, Annals of internal medicine
— id: 135132, year: 2003, vol: 138, page: 521, stat: Journal Article,

Hospitalization of an oncology patient suspected of having severe acute respiratory syndrome: a setup for an infection control quagmire at a comprehensive cancer center
Safdar, Amar; Chemaly, Roy F; Perego, Cheryl A; Gonzalez, Virginia R; Rolston, Kenneth V; Raad, Issam I; Tarrand, Jeffrey J; Callender, David L
2003 Dec 15;98(12):2738-2739, Cancer
— id: 135128, year: 2003, vol: 98, page: 2738, stat: Journal Article,

Prospective evaluation of Candida species colonization in hospitalized cancer patients: impact on short-term survival in recipients of marrow transplantation and patients with hematological malignancies
Safdar, A; Armstrong, D
2002 Dec;30(12):931-935, Bone marrow transplantation
— id: 174317, year: 2002, vol: 30, page: 931, stat: Journal Article,

Breakthrough Scedosporium apiospermum (Pseudallescheria boydii) brain abscess during therapy for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis following high-risk allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Scedosporiasis and recent advances in antifungal therapy
Safdar, A; Papadopoulos, E B; Young, J W
2002 Dec;4(4):212-217, Transplant infectious disease
— id: 134786, year: 2002, vol: 4, page: 212, stat: Journal Article,

Listeriosis in recipients of allogeneic blood and marrow transplantation: thirteen year review of disease characteristics, treatment outcomes and a new association with human cytomegalovirus infection
Safdar, A; Papadopoulous, E B; Armstrong, D
2002 Jun;29(11):913-916, Bone marrow transplantation
— id: 174318, year: 2002, vol: 29, page: 913, stat: Journal Article,

Progressive cutaneous hyalohyphomycosis due to Paecilomyces lilacinus: rapid response to treatment with caspofungin and itraconazole
Safdar, Amar
2002 May 15;34(10):1415-1417, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135146, year: 2002, vol: 34, page: 1415, stat: Journal Article,

Urban trench fever in a healthy man from the southeastern United States
Safdar, Amar
2002 Dec 15;35(12):1577-1577, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135136, year: 2002, vol: 35, page: 1577, stat: Journal Article,

Prospective epidemiologic analysis of triazole-resistant nosocomial Candida glabrata isolated from patients at a comprehensive cancer center
Safdar, Amar; Armstrong, Donald; Cross, Emily W; Perlin, David S
2002 Sep;6(3):198-201, International journal of infectious diseases
— id: 135143, year: 2002, vol: 6, page: 198, stat: Journal Article,

Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium: treatment with chloramphenicol plus minocycline
Safdar, Amar; Bryan, Charles S; Stinson, Shawn; Saunders, Donald E
2002 Jun 1;34(11):E61-E63, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135145, year: 2002, vol: 34, page: E61, stat: Journal Article,

Prospective, multicenter surveillance study of Candida glabrata: fluconazole and itraconazole susceptibility profiles in bloodstream, invasive, and colonizing strains and differences between isolates from three urban teaching hospitals in New York City (Candida Susceptibility Trends Study, 1998 to 1999)
Safdar, Amar; Chaturvedi, Vishnu; Koll, Brian S; Larone, Davise H; Perlin, David S; Armstrong, Donald
2002 Oct;46(10):3268-3272, Antimicrobial agents & chemotherapy
— id: 135139, year: 2002, vol: 46, page: 3268, stat: Journal Article,

Prolonged candidemia in patients with cancer
Safdar, Amar; Cross, Emily W; Chaturvedi, Vishnu; Perlin, David S; Armstrong, Donald
2002 Sep 15;35(6):778-779, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135140, year: 2002, vol: 35, page: 778, stat: Journal Article,

Intracranial perineural extension of invasive mycosis: a novel mechanism of disease propagation by Aspergillus fumigatus
Safdar, Amar; Dommers, Martin P Jr; Talwani, Rohit; Thompson, Charlotte R
2002 Sep 1;35(5):e50-e53, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135141, year: 2002, vol: 35, page: e50, stat: Journal Article,

Adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma during pregnancy
Safdar, Amar; Johnson, Natalie; Gonzalez, Francisco; Busowski, John D
2002 Jun 20;346(25):2014-2015, New England journal of medicine
— id: 135144, year: 2002, vol: 346, page: 2014, stat: Journal Article,

Acute foreign body reaction to synthetic dural graft
Safdar, Amar; Kohn, Laurie F; Narayan, Kailash K
2002 Oct 15;113(6):529-529, American journal of medicine
— id: 135138, year: 2002, vol: 113, page: 529, stat: Journal Article,

Hematogenous infections due to Candida parapsilosis: changing trends in fungemic patients at a comprehensive cancer center during the last four decades
Safdar, Amar; Perlin, David S; Armstrong, Donald
2002 Sep;44(1):11-16, Diagnostic microbiology & infectious disease
— id: 135142, year: 2002, vol: 44, page: 11, stat: Journal Article,

Fatal immune restoration disease in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: impact of antiretroviral therapy-associated immune reconstitution
Safdar, Amar; Rubocki, Ronald J; Horvath, Joseph A; Narayan, Kailash K; Waldron, Robert L
2002 Nov 15;35(10):1250-1257, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 135137, year: 2002, vol: 35, page: 1250, stat: Journal Article,

Profound interferon gamma deficiency in patients with chronic pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteriosis
Safdar, Amar; White, Dorothy A; Stover, Diane; Armstrong, Donald; Murray, Henry W
2002 Dec 15;113(9):756-759, American journal of medicine
— id: 135135, year: 2002, vol: 113, page: 756, stat: Journal Article,

Infectious morbidity in critically ill patients with cancer
Safdar, A; Armstrong, D
2001 Jul;17(3):'8'-'13', Critical care clinics
— id: 174320, year: 2001, vol: 17, page: '8', stat: Journal Article,

Clinical microbiological case: refractory chest wall infection following reconstructive surgery in a patient with relapsed lung cancer
Safdar, A; Bains, M; Polsky, B
2001 Oct;7(10):'329'-'330', Clinical microbiology & infection
— id: 174325, year: 2001, vol: 7, page: '329', stat: Journal Article,

Acute febrile myelodysplasia and pneumonitis due to human herpesvirus 6 after accelerated chemotherapy
Safdar, A; Brown, A E; Malkin, M
2001 Sep;111(4):329-330, American journal of medicine
— id: 174324, year: 2001, vol: 111, page: 329, stat: Journal Article,

Prospective study of Candida species in patients at a comprehensive cancer center
Safdar, A; Chaturvedi, V; Cross, E W; Park, S; Bernard, E M; Armstrong, D; Perlin, D S
2001 Jul;45(7):2129-2133, Antimicrobial agents & chemotherapy
— id: 174319, year: 2001, vol: 45, page: 2129, stat: Journal Article,

Candida glabrata and Candida krusei fungemia after high-risk allogeneic marrow transplantation: no adverse effect of low-dose fluconazole prophylaxis on incidence and outcome
Safdar, A; van Rhee, F; Henslee-Downey, J P; Singhal, S; Mehta, J
2001 Nov;28(9):873-878, Bone marrow transplantation
— id: 174326, year: 2001, vol: 28, page: 873, stat: Journal Article,

Paradoxical reaction syndrome complicating aural infection due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during therapy
Safdar, A; Brown, A E; Kraus, D H; Malkin, M
2000 Mar;30(3):625-627, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 174321, year: 2000, vol: 30, page: 625, stat: Journal Article,

Acute bacterial endocarditis during granulocytopenia in an allogenic marrow transplant recipient
Safdar, A; Childs, B H; Keefe, D; Sepkowitz, K A
2000 Oct;109(6):514-515, American journal of medicine
— id: 174323, year: 2000, vol: 109, page: 514, stat: Journal Article,

Non-myeloablative allogeneic transplantation ('microallograft') for refractory myeloma after two preceding autografts: feasibility and efficacy in a patient with active aspergillosis
Singhal, S; Safdar, A; Chiang, K Y; Godder, K; van Rhee, F; Garner, F; Foster, B; Dubovsky, D; Henslee-Downey, P J; Mehta, J
2000 Dec;26(11):1231-1233, Bone marrow transplantation
— id: 174322, year: 2000, vol: 26, page: 1231, stat: Journal Article,

Pulmonary edema in malaria
Safdar, A; Hartman, B J; Connor, B A; Murray, H W
1999 Summer;3(4):217-219, International journal of infectious diseases
— id: 174327, year: 1999, vol: 3, page: 217, stat: Journal Article,