Kenneth Rand, MD

Kenneth H Rand, MD

1-352-733-0111

Publications

Performance of a Semiquantitative Multiplex Bacterial and Viral PCR Panel Compared With Standard Microbiological Laboratory Results: 396 Patients Studied With the BioFire Pneumonia Panel.
Open forum infectious diseases
2021

Dissemination mechanisms of NDM genes in hospitalized patients.
JAC-antimicrobial resistance
2021

Rapid, Noninvasive Diagnosis of Balamuthia mandrillaris Encephalitis by a Plasma-Based Next-Generation Sequencing Test.
Open forum infectious diseases
2020

Performance and Impact of a CLIA-waived, Point-of-care Respiratory PCR Panel in a Pediatric Clinic.
The Pediatric infectious disease journal
2020

Isolation gowns as a potential work hazard.
Annals of work exposures and health
2020

Impact of a Point-of-care Respiratory PCR Panel in a Pediatric Clinic on Postvisit Communication and Follow-up Visits
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
2020

Serp-2, a virus-derived apoptosis and inflammasome inhibitor, attenuates liver ischemia-reperfusion injury in mice.
Journal of inflammation (London, England)
2019

Hourly Effect of Pretreatment With IV Antibiotics on Blood Culture Positivity Rate in Emergency Department Patients.
Open forum infectious diseases
2019

Exploring the less common pathogens of infectious diarrhea
Journal of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
2019

Dose optimization of moxifloxacin and linezolid against tuberculosis using mathematical modeling and simulation.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2019

The role of a best practice alert in the electronic medical record in reducing repetitive lab tests.
ClinicoEconomics and outcomes research : CEOR
2018

The role of a best practice alert in the electronic medical record in reducing repetitive lab tests.

2018

The "3-Day Rule" for Stool Tests May Not Apply When Using PCR Panels.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2018

Enhanced in vitro activity of tigecycline in the presence of chelating agents.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2018

A Gastrointestinal PCR Panel Improves Clinical Management and Lowers Health Care Costs.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2018

Tobramycin Treatment on Cystic Fibrosis Patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Journal of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
2017

Semi-quantitative Influenza A population averages from a multiplex respiratory viral panel (RVP): potential for reflecting target sequence changes affecting the assay.
Virology journal
2017

Removing Cerebrospinal Fluid Antibody Orders from the Test Menu Results in a Dramatic Decrease in Order Volume.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine
2017

Relationship between bacteriology report time in the morning and length of stay in hospital after the report.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
2017

Incidence of central venous catheter hub contamination.
Journal of critical care
2017

Sample-to-result molecular infectious disease assays: clinical implications, limitations and potential.
Expert review of molecular diagnostics
2016

Hemagglutinin Gene Clade 3C.2a Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses, Alachua County, Florida, USA, 2014-15.
Emerging infectious diseases
2016

Clinical and economic impact of antimicrobial stewardship interventions with the FilmArray blood culture identification panel.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
2016

Severity of influenza A(H1N1) illness and emergence of D225G variant, 2013-14 influenza season, Florida, USA.
Emerging infectious diseases
2015

Multiplex gastrointestinal pathogen panels: implications for infection control.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
2015

An outbreak of acute delirium from exposure to the synthetic cannabinoid AB-CHMINACA.
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)
2015

A rare case of classical Hodgkin's lymphoma in the setting of a newly diagnosed left atrial myxoma.
BMJ case reports
2015

Universal intravenous access cleaning device fails to sterilize stopcocks.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2014

Time to positivity of blood cultures supports antibiotic de-escalation at 48 hours.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy
2014

Survival of Bacterial Dna in Human Blood: Relevance To Direct Molecular Detection of Bacteremia
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
2014

High percentage of false-positive results for influenza B obtained with a rapid influenza point-of-care test.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
2014

Direct identification of bacteria in positive blood cultures: comparison of two rapid methods, FilmArray and mass spectrometry.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
2014

Detection of Neisseria meningitidis from negative blood cultures and cerebrospinal fluid with the FilmArray blood culture identification panel.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2014

Application of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modelling and simulation for the prediction of target attainment of ceftobiprole against meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using minimum inhibitory concentration and time-kill curve based approaches.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2014

Universal 16S Rna-Based Rt-Pcr for Direct Detection of Bacteria in Patient Specimens
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
2013

Scrub Duration Needed for Sterilization of Central Venous Catheter Hub
Anesthesia and Analgesia
2013

Molecular epidemiology of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the genomic era: a cross-sectional study.
Scientific reports
2013

Intestinal dysbiosis and depletion of butyrogenic bacteria in Clostridium difficile infection and nosocomial diarrhea.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2013

Histopathologic resolution of adult liver transplantation adenovirus hepatitis with cidofovir and intravenous immunoglobulin: a case report.
Transplantation proceedings
2013

Ultrastructural, immunofluorescence, and RNA evidence support the hypothesis of a "new" virus associated with Kawasaki disease.
The Journal of infectious diseases
2011

Suppression of ciprofloxacin-induced resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a dynamic kill curve system.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2011

Evaluation of a Rapid and Completely Automated Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Pcr Assay for Diagnosis of Enteroviral Meningitis
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
2011

Comparison of two multiplex methods for detection of respiratory viruses: FilmArray RP and xTAG RVP.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2011

Clinical laboratory detection of AmpC β-lactamase: does it affect patient outcome?
American journal of clinical pathology
2011

Purpuric eruption in a patient treated with systemic steroids.
Archives of dermatology
2010

Fatal Strongyloidiasis as a Cause of Purpuric Rash in a Patient Treated With Systemic Steroids
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
2010

A Comparison of the Filmarray Rp Xtag and Viral Culture for the Detection of Respiratory Viruses
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
2010

Clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of tigecycline.
Clinical pharmacokinetics
2009

Ceftobiprole: a novel cephalosporin with activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2009

PK/PD: new insights for antibacterial and antiviral applications.
Current opinion in pharmacology
2008

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in a college football team: risk factors outside the locker room and playing field.
Infection control and hospital epidemiology
2008

Evaluation of repeat Clostridium difficile enzyme immunoassay testing.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2008

Comparison of Two Phenotypic Screening Methods for the Detection of Blood-Borne Ampc B-Lactamase (Ampc) Producing Isolates
Modern Pathology
2008

Clinical microdialysis in skin and soft tissues: an update.
Journal of clinical pharmacology
2008

Use of bronchoalveolar lavage to detect galactomannan for diagnosis of pulmonary aspergillosis among nonimmunocompromised hosts.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2007

The AmpC inhibitor, Syn2190, can be used to reveal extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
2007

Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling of in vitro activity of azithromycin against four different bacterial strains.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2007

Daptomycin-reversible rifampicin resistance in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
2007

Bronchoalveolar lavage galactomannan in diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis among solid-organ transplant recipients.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2007

Errors in interpretation of Gram stains from positive blood cultures.
American journal of clinical pathology
2006

Real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of herpes simplex virus in cerebrospinal fluid and cost savings from earlier hospital discharge.
The Journal of molecular diagnostics : JMD
2005

Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling of antibacterial activity of cefpodoxime and cefixime in in vitro kinetic models.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2005

Synergy of daptomycin with oxacillin and other beta-lactams against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
2004

Pathologic quiz case: a 13-year-old boy with a 2-day history of fever, vomiting, and mental status changes. Chromobacterium violaceum bacteremia.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
2004

PK-PD modelling of the effect of cefaclor on four different bacterial strains.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2004

Impact of tazobactam pharmacokinetics on the antimicrobial effect of piperacillin-tazobactam combinations.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2004

Daptomycin synergy with rifampicin and ampicillin against vancomycin-resistant enterococci.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
2004

Improved methods for the application of random peptide phage libraries to the study of the oligoclonal bands in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with multiple sclerosis.
Journal of neuroscience methods
2000

Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen-1 (EBNA-1) associated oligoclonal bands in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Journal of the neurological sciences
2000

The potential for dissemination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through the anesthesia breathing circuit.
Chest
1999

Molecular approach to find target(s) for oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis.
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
1998

Interactive role of infection, inflammation and traditional risk factors in atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
1998

A comparison of ligase chain reaction to polymerase chain reaction in the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis endocervical infections.
Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology
1998

Rejection criteria for endotracheal aspirates in neonates. Clinical impact.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
1997

Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling of the in vitro antiinfective effect of piperacillin-tazobactam combinations.
International journal of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
1997

Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling of the antibiotic effect of piperacillin in vitro.
Pharmaceutical research
1996

Determination of free extracellular concentrations of piperacillin by microdialysis.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences
1996

Concentration-dependent synergy and antagonism between cefoperazone and imipenem against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
1995

Multicenter in vitro comparative study of fluoroquinolones after four years of widespread clinical use.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
1994

Detection of candidemia by polymerase chain reaction.
Molecular and cellular probes
1994

Reproducibility of the microdilution checkerboard method for antibiotic synergy.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
1993

Relationship of the polymerase chain reaction for cytomegalovirus to the development of hepatitis in liver transplant recipients.
Transplantation
1993

Vancomycin is not an essential component of the initial empiric treatment regimen for febrile neutropenic patients receiving ceftazidime: a randomized prospective study.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
1992

Risk factors for cytomegalovirus pneumonia following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation after prophylaxis with intravenous immunoglobulin.
Seminars in hematology
1992

Quantitative tip culture methods and the diagnosis of central venous catheter-related infections.
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
1992

Pharmacokinetics of intravenous immunoglobulin (Gammagard) in bone marrow transplant patients.
Journal of clinical pharmacology
1991

Hepatitis: laboratory diagnosis and prognosis.
Medical Section proceedings : the ... annual Meeting of the Medical Section of the American Council of Life Insurance. American Council of Life Insurance. Medical Section. Meeting
1991

Chronic fatigue syndrome: fact or fiction.
Medical Section proceedings : the ... annual Meeting of the Medical Section of the American Council of Life Insurance. American Council of Life Insurance. Medical Section. Meeting
1991

A psycho-behavioral model of genital herpes recurrence.
Journal of psychosomatic research
1991

Three-year experience with sonicated vascular catheter cultures in a clinical microbiology laboratory.
Journal of clinical microbiology
1990

Taq polymerase contains bacterial DNA of unknown origin.
Molecular and cellular probes
1990

Successful strategy for prevention of cytomegalovirus interstitial pneumonia after human leukocyte antigen-identical bone marrow transplantation.
Reviews of infectious diseases
1990

Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal bacteremia and HIV infection.
Southern medical journal
1990

Daily stress and recurrence of genital herpes simplex.
Archives of internal medicine
1990

Buffered charcoal-yeast extract medium for the isolation of brucellae.
Journal of clinical microbiology
1990

Pharmacokinetics of cytomegalovirus specific IgG antibody following intravenous immunoglobulin in bone marrow transplant patients.
Bone marrow transplantation
1989

Interim results of a multicenter trial to prevent cytomegalovirus pneumonia after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.
Transplantation proceedings
1989

Trifluorothymidine: potential non-invasive diagnosis of herpes simplex infection using 19F nuclear magnetic resonance in a murine hepatitis model.
Journal of virological methods
1987

Preliminary results of a multicenter trial to prevent death from cytomegalovirus pneumonia with intravenous immunoglobulin after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.
Transplantation proceedings
1987

Recurrent varicella-zoster infection after acyclovir therapy in immunocompromised patients.
Southern medical journal
1986

Randomized comparison between two ceftazidime-containing regimens and cephalothin-gentamicin-carbenicillin in febrile granulocytopenic cancer patients.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
1986

Potential treatment of herpes simplex virus encephalitis by brain-specific delivery of trifluorothymidine using a dihydropyridine in equilibrium pyridinium salt type redox delivery system.
Journal of medical virology
1986

False positive indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) tests for antibody to herpes simplex virus 1. Comparison of four commercially available methods.
American journal of clinical pathology
1986

Rotazyme assay in neonates without diarrhea. Results of screening survey and preliminary analysis of false positive specimens.
American journal of clinical pathology
1985

Effect of filtering amphotericin B infusions on the incidence and severity of phlebitis and selected adverse reactions.
Drug intelligence & clinical pharmacy
1985

Recovery of herpes simplex type 1 from the celiac ganglion after renal transplantation.
Southern medical journal
1984

Prophylaxis of fever and infection in adult cancer patients. A placebo-controlled trial of oral trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole plus erythromycin.
Cancer
1984

Early results of a comparative trial of ceftazidime versus cephalothin, carbenicillin and gentamicin in the treatment of febrile granulocytopenic patients.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
1983

Antibodies to herpes simplex type 1 in patients with active duodenal ulcer.
Archives of internal medicine
1983

Specific cell-mediated immunity and infections with herpes viruses in cardiac transplant recipients.
The American journal of medicine
1982

Medical management of antimicrobial-associated diarrhea and colitis.
Pharmacotherapy
1982

Herpes simplex verus: clinical syndromes and current therapy.
Comprehensive therapy
1982

Cancer chemotherapy associated symptomatic stomatitis: role of Herpes simplex virus (HSV).
Cancer
1982

Isolation of herpes simplex virus type 1 from gastric contents of a patient with acute pancreatitis.
Southern medical journal
1981

Comparative efficacy of piperacillin and penicillin G in treatment of gonococcal urethritis.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
1981

Herpes zoster. Of antibodies and antivirals.
Archives of internal medicine
1979

Lymphocyte transformation and interferon production as measures of cellular immunity in lymphoma patients.
IARC scientific publications
1978

Increased pulmonary superinfections in cardiac-transplant patients undergoing primary cytomegalovirus infection.
The New England journal of medicine
1978

Cytomegalovirus: a not so innocent bystander.
JAMA
1978

Cell-mediated immunity of cytomegalovirus infection in normal subjects and cardiac transplant patients.
The Journal of infectious diseases
1978

Cellular immunity and herpesvirus infections in cardiac-transplant patients.
The New England journal of medicine
1977

Can immunization eradicate viral diseases.
Archives of internal medicine
1977

Measles in adults. An unforeseen consequence of immunization?
JAMA
1976

Fusion inhibition: bioassay of type C viral protein.
Virology
1975

Research Interests