Graviss lab Publications



Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in HIV-Infected Patients. Relation to Viral Load
Johnson, J, Lai, E, Suki, WN, Nguyen, DTM & Graviss, E 2016, American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week 2016, Chicago, IL, United States, 11/15/16 - 11/20/16, .

Estimating Post-Transplant Mortality
Vigo, R, Suki, WN, Gaber, AO, Graviss, E & Nguyen, DTM 2016, American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week 2016, Chicago, IL, United States, 11/15/16 - 11/20/16, .

Markers of T cell Inhibition Predict Development of Infections after Liver Transplantation
Mysore, K, Ghobrial, RM, Minze, LJ, Graviss, E, Nguyen, DTM, Perez, K & Li, XC 2016, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases-AASLD 2016, Boston, United States, 11/11/16 - 11/15/16, .

The White Blood Cell Count and Prognosis in Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Gardner, JG, Bhamidipati, DR, Rueda, AM, Graviss, E, Nguyen, DTM & Musher, DM 2016, IDSA IDWeek 2016, New Orleans, LA, United States, 10/25/16 - 10/30/16, .

A TB snapshot: Characteristics of M. tuberculosis Genotype Clusters in Harris County, TX, US
Agarwal, S, Nguyen, DTM, Teeter, LD & Graviss, E 2016, IDSA IDWeek 2016, New Orleans, LA, United States, 10/25/16 - 10/30/16, .

Screening for tuberculosis in neuro-ophthalmology
Little, LM, Graviss, EA, Foroozan, R & Lee, AG 2016, Expert Review of Ophthalmology, pp. 1-6. DOI:

Validation of genotype cluster investigations for Mycobacterium tuberculosis: application results for 44 clusters from four heterogeneous United States jurisdictions
Teeter, LD, Vempaty, P, Nguyen, DTM, Tapia, J, Sharnprapai, S, Ghosh, S, Kammerer, JS, Miramontes, R, Cronin, WA, Graviss, EA & Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium 2016, BMC Infectious Diseases, vol 16, no. 1, pp. 594. DOI:

Manufacture variation in false-positive QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT) and T-SPOT.TB (T-Spot) results during serial testing of health care workers (HCW)
Reves, R, Nguyen, DTM, Belknap, R, Schluger, N, Daley, CL & Graviss, E 2016, 21st Conference of The Union North America Region, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2/23/17 - 2/25/17, .

Indeterminate QuantiFERON Gold Test Results and the Need of Pre-Analytical Test Education
Agarwal, S, Nguyen, DTM, Lew, JD & Graviss, E 2016, 21st Conference of The Union North America Region, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2/23/17 - 2/25/17, .

Long-term Survival in Bilateral Lung Transplantation for Scleroderma-Related Lung Disease
Chan, EY, Scheinin, S, Bruckner, B, Goodarzi, A, Kaleekal, T, Sinha, N, Youssef, JG, Graviss, E & Nguyen, DTM 2016, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 53rd Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, United States, 1/21/17 - 1/25/17, .

Differentiating between live and dead Mycobacterium smegmatis using autofluorescence
Wong, C, Ha, NP, Pawlowski, ME, Graviss, EA & Tkaczyk, TS 2016, Tuberculosis. DOI:



Disparate rates of acute rejection and donor-specific antibodies among high-immunologic risk renal transplant subgroups receiving antithymocyte globulin induction
Patel, SJ, Suki, WN, Loucks-DeVos, J, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Knight, RJ, Kuten, SA, Moore, LW, Teeter, LD, Gaber, LW & Gaber, AO 2016, Transplant International, vol 29, no. 8, pp. 897-908.

Schistosome Soluble Egg Antigen Decreases Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific CD4+ T-Cell Effector Function With Concomitant Arrest of Macrophage Phago-Lysosome Maturation
DiNardo, AR, Mace, EM, Lesteberg, K, Cirillo, JD, Mandalakas, AM, Graviss, EA, Orange, JS & Makedonas, G 2016, Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol 214, no. 3, pp. 479-88. DOI:

Effect of Chlorhexidine Bathing Every Other Day on Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Infections in the Surgical ICU: A Single-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial
Swan, JT , Ashton, C, Bui, LN, Pham, VP, Blackshear, JE, Bersamin, JB, Pomer, RM, Johnson, ML, Magtoto, AD, Butler, MO, Tran, SK, Sanchez, LR, Patel, JG, Patel, JG, Hai, S, Denison, KI, Graviss, E & Wray, N 2016, Critical Care Medicine. DOI:

School-based study to identify and treat adolescent students at risk for tuberculosis infection
Hatzenbuehler, LA, Starke, JR, Graviss, EA, Smith, EOB & Cruz, AT 2016, Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol 35, no. 7, pp. 733-738. DOI:

Heme oxygenase-1 regulates inflammation and mycobacterial survival in human macrophages during mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
Scharn, CR, Collins, AC, Nair, VR, Stamm, CE, Marciano, DK, Graviss, EA & Shiloh, MU 2016, Journal of Immunology, vol 196, no. 11, pp. 4641-4649. DOI:

Characteristics and costs of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis inpatient care in the United States, 2005-2007
Marks, SM, Hirsch-Moverman, Y, Salcedo, K, Graviss, EA, Oh, P, Seaworth, B, Flood, J, Armstrong, L, Armitige, L & Mase, S 2016, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, vol 20, no. 4, pp. 435-441. DOI: