Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2015 Infections from body piercing and tattoosMicrobiology Spectrum.  3. 2015
2004 PlagueDermatologic Clinics.  22:303-312. 2004
2002 Human cytomegalovirus infection and expression in human malignant gliomaCancer Research.  62:3347-3350. 2002
1999 Intraoperative cortical mapping as a guide to the surgical resection of gliomasJournal of Neuro-Oncology.  42:233-245. 1999
1999 Effects of a decision support system on physicians' diagnostic performanceJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  6:420-427. 1999
1996 Molecular bases for inherited human complement component C6 deficiency in two unrelated individualsJournal of Immunology.  156:2309-2315. 1996
1996 Cardiac, cerebral, and vascular complications of infective endocarditisCardiology Clinics.  14:437-450. 1996
1996 Clinical approach to infective endocarditisCardiology Clinics.  14:351-362. 1996
1995 Diagnosis of herpes simplex encephalitis: Application of polymerase chain reaction to cerebrospinal fluid from brain-biopsied patients and correlation with diseaseJournal of Infectious Diseases.  171:857-863. 1995
1995 Subdural empyema: Analysis of 32 cases and reviewClinical Infectious Diseases.  20:372-386. 1995
1995 The newer cephalosporins: Aztreonam and imipenemInfectious Disease Clinics of North America.  9:687-713. 1995
1994 Performance of four computer-based diagnostic systemsNew England Journal of Medicine.  330:1792-1796. 1994
1993 Antiretroviral Therapy for Adult HIV-lnfected Patients: Recommendations From a State-of-the-Art ConferenceJournal of the American Medical Association.  270:2583-2589. 1993
1993 In Vitro Effect of Ofloxacin Alone and in Combination with Ceftazidime or Gentamicin against P. aeruginosaDrugs.  45:234-235. 1993
1992 In vitro activity of sparfloxacin and three other fluoroquinolones against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis 1992
1991 In vitro comparison of cilofungin alone and in combination with other antifungal agents against clinical isolates of Candida species 1991
1990 Comparison of cilofungin and amphotericin B for therapy of murine candidiasisAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  34:1619-1621. 1990
1989 Bacteriostatic versus bactericidal activity.Infectious Disease Clinics of North America.  3:389-398. 1989
1989 Diseases That Mimic Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: Diagnosis, Presentation, and OutcomeJournal of the American Medical Association.  262:234-239. 1989
1988 Infections in cardiac pacemakers.Current clinical topics in infectious diseases.  9:44-61. 1988
1988 Campylobacter pylori. Infectious cause of ulcers.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  25:81-83. 1988
1987 Fever and altered mentation in a 29-year-old homosexual man.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  24:383-389. 1987
1987 Anorexia, fever, murmur, and ocular symptoms in a 56-year-old manPrimary cardiology.  13:69-73. 1987
1987 Brief report: In vitro activity of ciprofloxacin against Neisseria gonorrhoeaeAmerican Journal of Medicine.  82:40-41. 1987
1986 Case report: Q fever endocarditisAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  292:104-106. 1986
1986 In vitro activity of piperacillin, ticarcillin, and mezlocillin alone and in combination with aminoglycosides against Pseudomonas aeruginosaAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  30:25-30. 1986
1985 Comparative trial of ticarcillin plus clavulanic acid and piperacillin in the treatment of acute bacterial infectionAmerican Journal of Medicine.  79:84-85. 1985
1985 Indications for cardiac surgery in patients with active infective endocarditisAmerican Journal of Medicine.  78:138-148. 1985
1984 Failure of colchicine in the treatment of Mollaret's meningitisJAMA Internal Medicine.  144:2265-2266. 1984
1984 Elevated serum D-arabinitol levels in patients with sarcoidosisJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  19:26-29. 1984
1984 Prosthetic valve endocarditisCirculation.  69:223-232. 1984
1983 Interaction of cefotaxime and aminoglycosides against enterococci in vitroAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  24:847-850. 1983
1983 Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: Clinical manifestations in addicts and nonaddictsMedicine.  62:170-177. 1983
1982 Early Vidarabine Therapy to Control the Complications of Herpes Zoster in Immunosuppressed PatientsNew England Journal of Medicine.  307:971-975. 1982
1982 Ceftriaxone: In vitro studies and clinical evaluationAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  22:1-9. 1982
1982 Listeriosis in renal transplant recipients: report of an outbreak and review of 102 cases.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  4:665-682. 1982
1981 Progress in management of patients with infective endocarditis.Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association.  93:32-41. 1981
1981 Respiratory infections.Medical times.  109:80-95. 1981
1981 Clinical evaluation of moxalactamAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  20:88-97. 1981
1981 In vitro activity of N-formimidoyl thienamycin (MK0787) against resistant strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Serratia marcescens, and Enterococcus spp.Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  19:114-116. 1981
1980 Group C streptococcal pneumonia: report of a fatal case and review of the literature.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  2:889-898. 1980
1980 Modification of bacterial serum susceptibility by rifampinInfection and Immunity.  28:923-926. 1980
1980 Pharmacology, tolerance, and antiviral activity of vidarabine monophosphate in humansAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  18:709-715. 1980
1980 Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  17:8. 1980
1979 Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by Histoplasma capsulatumJournal of the American Medical Association.  242:1399-1400. 1979
1979 A Comparison of Amphotericin B Alone and Combined with Flucytosine in the Treatment of Cryptoccal MeningitisNew England Journal of Medicine.  301:126-131. 1979
1979 Clinical and laboratory evaluation of cefamandole in the therapy of Haemophilus spp. bronchopulmonary infectionsAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  15:807-812. 1979
1979 Correlation of aminoglycoside dosages with serum concentrations during therapy of serious gram-negative bacillary diseaseAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  16:353-361. 1979
1979 In vitro activity of LY127935, a new 1-oxa cephalosporin, against aerobic gram-negative bacilliAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  16:864-868. 1979
1978 Persistent bacteremia in staphylococcal endocarditisAmerican Journal of Medicine.  65:729-737. 1978
1978 Recent experience with tetanus in AlabamaSouthern Medical Journal.  71:1092-1094. 1978
1978 Rifampin modifies serum susceptibility of E. coli and its virulence in rabbit endocarditis modelClinical research.  26. 1978
1978 Studies of E. coli made serum susceptible by rifampin treatmentClinical research.  26. 1978
1975 Treatment of end stage renal disease by transplantation. Clinical results with 111 cases 1975
1974 Clinical evaluation of equine antithymocyte globulin in recipients of renal allografts: Analysis of survival, renal function, rejection, histocompatibility, and complicationsAnnals of Surgery.  180:20-28. 1974
1973 Double-blind comparison of carbenicillin indanyl sodium, ampicillin, and cephalexin in treatment of urinary tract infection.Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  4:593-596. 1973
1973 IUD and endocarditis.ACP journal club.  78:451. 1973
1973 Persistent gram-negative bacteremia. Observations in twenty patients 1973
1973 PhycomycosisSouthern Medical Journal.  66:1078-1079. 1973
1973 Serratia endocarditis in patients with a starr-edwards valve: Report ot a case of bacteriologic cure with antimicrobial therapySouthern Medical Journal.  66:1117-1120. 1973
1971 Renal function, recovery and rehabilitation after kidney transplantation: an analysis of 30 consecutive patients. 1971
1971 A review of clinical renal transplantation at the University of Alabama Medical Center.Journal of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.  41:185-191. 1971
1971 Spider angiomata in endocarditis.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  8:276-278. 1971
1971 Free peritoneal gas without perforated viscus in patients with bacterial peritonitisSouthern Medical Journal.  64:601-630. 1971
1971 Infection complicating renal homotransplantation: a prospective study.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  8:107-123. 1971
1968 Diphtheroid Endocarditis After Insertion of a Prosthetic Heart Valve: Report of Two CasesJournal of the American Medical Association.  203:919-921. 1968
1967 Studies on the Bacteremia of Bacterial EndocarditisJournal of the American Medical Association.  202:199-203. 1967
1967 Antibacterial mechanisms in the urinary bladder. 1967
1967 The postpartum renal status of women with untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  99:221-227. 1967


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2016 Infections from Body Piercing and Tattoos.  307-323. 2016

Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • VA Medical Center - Birmingham, Residency
  • Cornell University Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University 1963
  • Full Name

  • Charles Cobbs