Jose L del Pozo
Affiliation: University of Navarra
- del Pozo J. Role of antibiotic lock therapy for the treatment of catheter-related bloodstream infections. Int J Artif Organs. 2009;32:678-88 pubmed..It is to be hoped that antibiotic locks will be subject to randomized controlled trials of sufficient power to confirm or refute their use...
- del Pozo J, Francés M, Hernaez S, Serrera A, Alonso M, Rubio M. Effect of amphotericin B alone or in combination with rifampicin or clarithromycin against Candida species biofilms. Int J Artif Organs. 2011;34:766-70 pubmed publisher..Rifampin or clarithromycin alone did not exert any effect on Candida species biofilms. Rifampin or clarithromycin combinations with amphotericin B might be of interest in the treatment of Candida biofilm-related infections...
- del Pozo J, Cantón E. [Candida biofilm-related infections]. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2016;33:176-83 pubmed publisher..Most studies to date have focused on bacterial biofilms. The knowledge of the formation of Candida biofilms and their composition is essential to develop new preventive and therapeutic strategies. ..
- Carmona Torre F, Rua M, del Pozo J. Non-valvular intravascular device and endovascular graft-related infection. Rev Esp Quimioter. 2017;30 Suppl 1:42-47 pubmed..This is mostly explainable because of bacterial ability to grow as biofilms on biomaterial surfaces, conferring them antimicrobial resistance. If removal is not possible, chronic suppressive antimicrobial therapy could be an option. ..