Keck School Faculty

Paul Holtom

Paul Holtom

Retired Faculty
Emeriti Center
IRD 433 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

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A More Accurate Measurement of the Burden of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Hospitalizations Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jul; 9(7):ofac332. . View in PubMed

SARS-CoV-2 cycle threshold (Ct) values predict future COVID-19 cases J Clin Virol. 2022 06; 150-151:105153. . View in PubMed

Oral Is the New IVChallenging Decades of Blood and Bone Infection Dogma: A Systematic Review. Am J Med. 2022 03; 135(3):369-379. e1. . View in PubMed

Effect of mortality from COVID-19 on inpatient outcomes J Med Virol. 2022 01; 94(1):318-326. . View in PubMed

Fosfomycin vs Ertapenem for Outpatient Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections: A Multicenter, Retrospective Cohort Study Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jan; 9(1):ofab620. . View in PubMed

From prostate to the pons: The first reported case of multi-organ septic emboli and brain empyema from an untreated prostate abscess Clin Case Rep. 2021 Nov; 9(11):e05018. . View in PubMed

Mortality and Readmission Rates Among Patients With COVID-19 After Discharge From Acute Care Setting With Supplemental Oxygen JAMA Netw Open. 2021 04 01; 4(4):e213990. . View in PubMed

Reducing Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections via Cost-saving Diagnostic Stewardship Clin Infect Dis. 2021 06 01; 72(11):e883-e886. . View in PubMed

Community Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Among Patients With Influenzalike Illnesses Presenting to a Los Angeles Medical Center in March 2020 JAMA. 2020 May 19; 323(19):1966-1967. . View in PubMed

J Clin Virol. 2020 12; 133:104683. . View in PubMed

Under-allocation: Critical Supply Chain Hurdles Negatively Impact the Ability of Community Hospitals To Perform Repeat SARS-CoV-2 Testing J Clin Microbiol. 2020 08 24; 58(9). . View in PubMed

Reply to Krsak and Damioli Clin Infect Dis. 2020 01 01; 70(1):180. . View in PubMed

Osteomyelitis Complicating Sacral Pressure Ulcers: Whether or Not to Treat With Antibiotic Therapy Clin Infect Dis. 2019 01 07; 68(2):338-342. . View in PubMed

Reply to Steigbigel and Steigbigel Clin Infect Dis. 2019 01 07; 68(2):352-353. . View in PubMed

Reducing Clostridium difficile Colitis Rates Via Cost-Saving Diagnostic Stewardship Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 06; 39(6):734-736. . View in PubMed

Busting the Myth of "Static vs Cidal": A Systemic Literature Review Clin Infect Dis. 2018 04 17; 66(9):1470-1474. . View in PubMed

Reply to Dr Fierer Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 01; 62(7):954. . View in PubMed

Reply to Werth et al Clin Infect Dis. 2016 07 15; 63(2):282. . View in PubMed

Executive Summary: 2015 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Native Vertebral Osteomyelitis in Adults Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 15; 61(6):859-63. . View in PubMed

2015 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Native Vertebral Osteomyelitis in Adults Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 15; 61(6):e26-46. . View in PubMed

Additional benefits of GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay for the evaluation of pulmonary tuberculosis among inpatients Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 15; 60(8):1287-8. . View in PubMed

Madura foot: two case reports, review of the literature, and new developments with clinical correlation Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Apr; 43(4):547-53. . View in PubMed

Reduction of catheter-related bloodstream infections through the use of a central venous line bundle: epidemiologic and economic consequences Am J Infect Control. 2011 Oct; 39(8):640-646. . View in PubMed

Metacarpal coccidioidal osteomyelitis Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2011 Jan; 40(1):34-6. . View in PubMed

Microbiology of bone and joint infections in injecting drug abusers Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Aug; 468(8):2107-12. . View in PubMed

Infection following operative treatment of ankle fractures Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Jul; 467(7):1715-20. . View in PubMed

Hematogenous septic ankle arthritis Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Jun; 466(6):1388-91. . View in PubMed

The role of prophylactic antibiotics in elective hand surgery J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Mar; 33(3):413-20. . View in PubMed

Clinical experience with daptomycin treatment of foot or ankle osteomyelitis: a preliminary study Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Aug; 461:35-9. . View in PubMed

Microbiology of upper extremity soft tissue abscesses in injecting drug abusers Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Aug; 461:9-13. . View in PubMed

Linezolid in the treatment of implant-related chronic osteomyelitis Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Aug; 461:40-3. . View in PubMed

Recalcitrant septic knee arthritis due to adjacent osteomyelitis in adults Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Oct; 451:38-41. . View in PubMed

Septic arthritis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Oct; 451:46-9. . View in PubMed

Outbreak of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among a collegiate football team J Athl Train. 2006 Apr-Jun; 41(2):141-5. . View in PubMed

Hospital utilization for injection drug use-related soft tissue infections in urban versus rural counties in California J Urban Health. 2006 Mar; 83(2):176-81. . View in PubMed

Antibiotic prophylaxis: current recommendationsJ Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2006; 14(10 Spec No. ):S98-100. . View in PubMed

Management of open fractures Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2005 Dec; 19(4):915-29. . View in PubMed

Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a new player in sports medicine Curr Sports Med Rep. 2005 Oct; 4(5):265-70. . View in PubMed

Treatment of persistent infection after anterior cruciate ligament surgery Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Oct; 439:52-5. . View in PubMed

Spinal epidural abscess: early clinical outcome in patients treated medically Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Oct; 439:56-60. . View in PubMed

Microbiology of osteomyelitis in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Oct; 439:97-100. . View in PubMed

Porcine small intestine submucosa does not show antimicrobial properties Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Oct; (427):18-21. . View in PubMed

Local antibiotic therapy in the treatment of open fractures and osteomyelitis Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Oct; (427):86-93. . View in PubMed

Infected fractures of the distal tibial metaphysis and plafond: achievement of limb salvage with free muscle flaps, bone grafting, and ankle fusion Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Oct; (427):57-62. . View in PubMed

Negative pressure dressings as an alternative technique for the treatment of infected wounds Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Sep; (414):45-8. . View in PubMed

Laboratory monitoring in pediatric acute osteomyelitis and septic arthritis Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Apr; (409):186-94. . View in PubMed

Newer methods of antimicrobial delivery for bone and joint infections Instr Course Lect. 2003; 52:745-9. . View in PubMed

Osteomyelitis attributable to vancomycin-resistant enterococci Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Oct; (403):38-44. . View in PubMed

Periprosthetic total hip infection: outcomes using a staging system Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Oct; (403):8-15. . View in PubMed

New onset diabetes mellitus in patients presenting with extremity infections Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Oct; (403):45-8. . View in PubMed

Ertapenem once daily versus piperacillin-tazobactam 4 times per day for treatment of complicated skin and skin-structure infections in adults: results of a prospective, randomized, double-blind multicenter study Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jun 01; 34(11):1460-8. . View in PubMed

Comparison of anterior and posterior iliac crest bone grafts in terms of harvest-site morbidity and functional outcomes J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 May; 84(5):716-20. . View in PubMed

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