Alison Gail Freifeld, MD

Professor

  • 8301 Citations
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1983 …2019
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Research Output 1983 2019

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Review article
2019
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal management of neutropenic fever in patients with cancer

Zimmer, A. J. & Freifeld, A. G., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of oncology practice. 15, 1, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fever
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Neoplasms
Febrile Neutropenia
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
2017
17 Citations (Scopus)

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in the oncology patient

Neemann, K. & Freifeld, A. G., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of oncology practice. 13, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Clostridium difficile
Diarrhea
Population
Neutropenia
Coinfection
2016
92 Citations (Scopus)

Prevention and treatment of cancer-related infections, version 2.2016

Baden, L. R., Swaminathan, S., Angarone, M., Blouin, G., Camins, B. C., Casper, C., Cooper, B., Dubberke, E. R., Engemann, A. M., Freifeld, A. G., Greene, J. N., Ito, J. I., Kaul, D. R., Lustberg, M. E., Montoya, J. G., Rolston, K., Satyanarayana, G., Segal, B., Seo, S. K., Shoham, S. & 5 others, Taplitz, R., Topal, J., Wilson, J. W., Hoffmann, K. G. & Smith, C., Jul 1 2016, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 14, 7, p. 882-913 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Second Primary Neoplasms
Antiviral Agents
Infection
Guidelines
Mycoses
2015
54 Citations (Scopus)

Histoplasmosis Complicating Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Blocker Therapy: A Retrospective Analysis of 98 Cases

Vergidis, P., Avery, R. K., Wheat, L. J., Dotson, J. L., Assi, M. A., Antoun, S. A., Hamoud, K. A., Burdette, S. D., Freifeld, A. G., McKinsey, D. S., Money, M. E., Myint, T., Andes, D. R., Hoey, C. A., Kaul, D. A., Dickter, J. K., Liebers, D. E., Miller, R. A., Muth, W. E., Prakash, V. & 3 others, Steiner, F. T., Walker, R. C. & Hage, C. A., Aug 1 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61, 3, p. 409-417 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Histoplasmosis
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Therapeutics
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
11 Citations (Scopus)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Solid-Organ Transplantation

Neemann, K. & Freifeld, A. G., Jul 15 2015, In : Current Infectious Disease Reports. 17, 7, 38.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Organ Transplantation
Disease Progression
Early Medical Intervention
2012
110 Citations (Scopus)

Prevention and treatment of cancer-related infections

Baden, L. R., Bensinger, W., Angarone, M., Casper, C., Dubberke, E. R., Freifeld, A. G., Garzon, R., Greene, J. N., Greer, J. P., Ito, J. I., Karp, J. E., Kaul, D. R., King, E., Mackler, E., Marr, K. A., Montoya, J. G., Morris-Engemann, A., Pappas, P. G., Rolston, K., Segal, B. & 4 others, Seo, S. K., Swaminathan, S., Naganuma, M. & Shead, D. A., Nov 1 2012, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 10, 11, p. 1412-1445 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Second Primary Neoplasms
Infection
Neoplasms
Practice Guidelines
Guidelines
24 Citations (Scopus)

The neutropenic diet reviewed: Moving toward a safe food handling approach

Fox, N. & Freifeld, A. G., Jan 1 2012, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 26, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Food Handling
Diet
Food
Foodborne Diseases
Bacteremia
2011
1442 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical practice guideline for the use of antimicrobial agents in neutropenic patients with cancer: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Freifeld, A. G., Bow, E. J., Sepkowitz, K. A., Boeckh, M. J., Ito, J. I., Mullen, C. A., Raad, I. I., Rolston, K. V., Young, J. A. H. & Wingard, J. R., Feb 15 2011, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 52, 4, p. e56-e93

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anti-Infective Agents
Practice Guidelines
Neutropenia
Fever
Neoplasms
280 Citations (Scopus)

Executive summary: Clinical practice guideline for the use of antimicrobial agents in neutropenic patients with cancer: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Freifeld, A. G., Bow, E. J., Sepkowitz, K. A., Boeckh, M. J., Ito, J. I., Mullen, C. A., Raad, I. I., Rolston, K. V., Young, J. A. H. & Wingard, J. R., Feb 15 2011, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 52, 4, p. 427-431 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anti-Infective Agents
Practice Guidelines
Neutropenia
Fever
Neoplasms
2010
4 Citations (Scopus)

The role of second-generation antifungal triazoles for treatment of the endemic mycoses

Freifeld, A. G., Bariola, J. R. & Andes, D., Nov 1 2010, In : Current Infectious Disease Reports. 12, 6, p. 471-478 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Triazoles
Mycoses
Central Nervous System Diseases
Amphotericin B
Acute Disease
2009
21 Citations (Scopus)

Histoplasmosis in solid organ transplant recipients: Early diagnosis and treatment

Freifeld, A. G., Wheat, L. J. & Kaul, D. R., Dec 1 2009, In : Current opinion in organ transplantation. 14, 6, p. 601-605 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Histoplasmosis
Early Diagnosis
Transplants
Therapeutics
Antigens
2008
102 Citations (Scopus)

Prevention and treatment of cancer-related infections

Segal, B. H., Freifeld, A. G., Baden, L. R., Brown, A. E., Casper, C., Dubberke, E., Gelfand, M., Greene, J. N., Ison, M. G., Ito, J. I., Karp, J. E., Kaul, D. R., King, E., Mackler, E., Marcucci, G., Montoya, J. G., Engemann, A. M., Rolston, K. & The, A. S., Mar 11 2008, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 6, 2, p. 122-174 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Second Primary Neoplasms
Neutropenia
Guidelines
Fever
Immunocompromised Host
2007
14 Citations (Scopus)

Antibacterial prophylaxis in patients with neutropenia

Segal, B. H. & Freifeld, A. G., Feb 2007, In : JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 5, 2, p. 235-242 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neutropenia
Quinolones
Infection
Neoplasms
Fever
657 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical practice guidelines for the management of patients with histoplasmosis: 2007 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Wheat, L. J., Freifeld, A. G., Kleiman, M. B., Baddley, J. W., McKinsey, D. S., Loyd, J. E. & Kauffman, C. A., Oct 22 2007, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 45, 7, p. 807-825 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Histoplasmosis
Practice Management
Practice Guidelines
Guidelines
Antifungal Agents
31 Citations (Scopus)

Sepsis and solid organ transplantation

Kalil, A. C., Dakroub, H. & Freifeld, A. G., Apr 1 2007, In : Current drug targets. 8, 4, p. 533-541 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Transplantation (surgical)
Organ Transplantation
Sepsis
Transplants
Allografts
2006
2 Citations (Scopus)

The conundrum of fluoroquinolone prophylaxis

Freifeld, A. G. & Sepkowitz, K., Oct 1 2006, In : Nature Clinical Practice Oncology. 3, 10, p. 524-525 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Fluoroquinolones
Stem Cell Transplantation
Survival Analysis
Neutropenia
2005
319 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis: The efficacy of strategies to prevent organ disease by cytomegalovirus in solid organ transplant recipients

Kalil, A. C., Levitsky, J., Lyden, E., Stoner, J. & Freifeld, A. G., Jan 1 2005, In : Annals of internal medicine. 143, 12, p. 870-880 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cytomegalovirus
Meta-Analysis
Transplants
Odds Ratio
Acyclovir
2004
65 Citations (Scopus)

West nile virus-associated encephalitis in recipients of renal and pancreas transplants: Case series and literature review

Ravindra, K. V., Freifeld, A. G., Kalil, A. C., Mercer, D. F., Grant, W. J., Botha, J. F., Wrenshall, L. E. & Stevens, R. B., May 1 2004, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 38, 9, p. 1257-1260 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

West Nile Fever
West Nile virus
Encephalitis
Pancreas
Meningoencephalitis
20 Citations (Scopus)

Zygomycosis

Freifeld, A. G. & Iwen, P. C., Apr 1 2004, In : Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 25, 2, p. 221-231 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Zygomycosis
Rhizopus
Bertholletia
Fungi
Absidia
1999
2 Citations (Scopus)

The current state of infectious disease: a clinical perspective on antimicrobial resistance.

Shay, L. E. & Freifeld, A. G., Jan 1 1999, In : Lippincott's primary care practice. 3, 1, p. 1-15; quiz 16-18

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Communicable Diseases
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Anti-Infective Agents
Primary Health Care
Research Personnel
1995
103 Citations (Scopus)

Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of B-virus infections in exposed persons

B Virus Working Group, Feb 1995, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 20, 2, p. 421-439 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cercopithecine Herpesvirus 1
Virus Diseases
Guidelines
Macaca
Simian Retroviruses
1993
13 Citations (Scopus)

The antimicrobial armamentarium

Freifeld, A. G., Aug 13 1993, In : Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 7, 4, p. 813-839 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Antiparasitic Agents
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antiviral Agents
Acyclovir
1991
7 Citations (Scopus)

Resistance of viruses to antiviral drugs

Freifeld, A. G. & Ostrove, J. M., Jan 1 1991, In : Annual Review of Medicine. 42, p. 247-259 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Viral Drug Resistance
Viruses
Antiviral Agents
Herpesviridae Infections
Immunocompromised Host
1990

Advances in antiviral therapy

Freifeld, A. G. & Pizzo, P. A., Jan 1 1990, In : Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2, 2, p. 246-253 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Antiviral Agents
Therapeutics