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The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections

Editors

Editor-in-Chief: Forest W. Arnold, DO, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiologist, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
  Jose Bordon, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, George Washington University, Medical School and Health Sciences
Managing Editor: Tessa Chilton, University of Louisville
  Alex Glynn, University of Louisville
 

Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1 (2022)

Original Research

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Epidemiology and Outcomes of Hospitalized Adults with SARS-CoV-2 Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Louisville, Kentucky
Julio A. Ramirez, T'shura Ali, Thomas Chandler, Stephen P. Furmanek, Daniya Sheikh, Vidyulata Salunkhe, Steven Gootee, Mohammad Tahboub, William A. Mattingly, Demetra Antimisiaris, Jiapeng Huang, Jose Bordon, Rodrigo Cavallazzi, Paul Schulz, William P. McKinney, Dawn Balcom, Mark Burns, Ruth Carrico, Forest W. Arnold, and CERID COVID-19 Study Group

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Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia are Worse in Those with a History of Stroke
Pradeepthi Badugu, Dilip KC, Bibodh Jung Karki, Mahder A. Tella, and Vidyulata Salunkhe

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Antimicrobial Stewardship Meets Transitions of Care: Defining Length of Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
Christopher Whitman; Sarah E. Moore PharmD; Matthew Song PharmD, BCIDP; Brian C. Bohn PharmD, BCIDP; and Ashley M. Wilde

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Comparing Outcomes for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Between Females and Males: Results from the University of Louisville Pneumonia Study
Pavani Nathala, Simrat Sarai, Vidyulata Salunkhe, Mahder A. Tella, Stephen P. Furmanek, and Forest W. Arnold

Editorial

Opinion Pieces

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Mucormycosis: COVID-19 and Corticosteroids
Mittal Savaliya, Nivedita Jha, and Steven B Lippmann

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Are Antipyretic Medications Compatible with SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines?
Sharanya S E Santhi, Niguma Rayamajhi, and Steven B Lippmann

Case Reports

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Leptospirosis Presenting as Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage
Alejandra González, Paola Alvarez, Mariano Fielli, Analia Santos, Neil Gomez Querales, and Elkin Rodriguez Arzuaga

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A Fatal Case of COVID-19 Pneumonia in a Fully Vaccinated Heart Transplant Recipient
Agastya D. Belur, Diana Otero, and Christina Dunbar Matos

Brief Reviews

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Association of Lung cancer with Pneumonia and Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
Johnny Zakhour MD, Daniel Muller, Alex Glynn, and Jose Bordon

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Pulmonary Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19
Usman Akbar, Shivam Gulati, Johnny Zakhour MD, Alex Glynn, and Jose Bordon

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Treating Cytokine Storm In Patients With COVID-19
Ahmed Abdelhaleem, Deekshitha Turaka, Shameera Shaik Masthan, and Steven B Lippmann

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What About Anosmia From COVID-19 ?
Sharanya S E Santhi, Sara Elnour, and Steven B Lippmann

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Do You Know the Pathophysiology of Cytokine Storm During COVID-19?
Shameera Shaik Masthan, Deekshitha Turaka, Ahmed Abdelhaleem, Mounica Vorla, and Steven B. Lippmann

Methodologies

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Impact of Pooling Samples on Analytic Sensitivity of a Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase PCR Assay for SARS CoV-2
Subathra Marimuthu, Stephen P. Furmanek, Holly Aliesky, and Leslie A. Wolf

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Implementation of a Drive-Through COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site: Experiences from LouVax–Broadbent in Louisville, Kentucky
Ruth Carrico; Sarah Beth Hartlage; Valenchia Brown MSN, APRN, FNP-C; Sarah M. Bishop; Luanne Didelot; William Hayden; Beverly Williams Coleman; Sarah Tan; Delanor Manson; Kellie Kane; Dawn Balcom; and Paul Kern

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