Michael Lauzardo, MD

Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc

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Publications

Effect of mixed strain infections on clinical and epidemiological features of tuberculosis in Florida.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2021

Effect of malnutrition on the pharmacokinetics of anti-TB drugs in Ghanaian children.
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
2021

Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients.
medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences
2020

Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
2020

Tuberculosis transmission across three states: The story of a solid organ donor born in an endemic country, 2018.
Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
2020

Optimal testing choice and diagnostic strategies for latent tuberculosis infection among U.S.-born people living with HIV.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
2020

Whole genomic sequencing as a tool for diagnosis of drug and multidrug-resistance tuberculosis in an endemic region in Mexico.
PloS one
2019

Tuberculosis in the United States: Medical Consultation Services Provided by 5 Tuberculosis Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers, 2013-2017.
Open forum infectious diseases
2019

Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. An Official ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
2019

Timing of treatment interruption among latently infected tuberculosis cases treated with a nine-month course of daily isoniazid: findings from a time to event analysis.
BMC public health
2019

Impact and Effectiveness of State-Level Tuberculosis Interventions in California, Florida, New York, and Texas: A Model-Based Analysis.
American journal of epidemiology
2019

Eliminating tuberculosis: the importance of paediatric tuberculosis surveillance.
The Lancet. Public health
2019

Direct transmission of within-host Mycobacterium tuberculosis diversity to secondary cases can lead to variable between-host heterogeneity without de novo mutation: A genomic investigation.
EBioMedicine
2019

Tuberculosis Mortality in the United States: Epidemiology and Prevention Opportunities.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society
2018

Mycobacterium bovis BCG spinal osteomyelitis in a patient with bladder cancer without a history of BCG instillation.
BMJ case reports
2018

Moving Closer to Tuberculosis Elimination through Institutional Scientific Collaboration: Opportunities for Cuba and the USA.
MEDICC review
2018

Management and diagnosis of tuberculosis in solid organ transplant candidates and recipients: Expert survey and updated review.
Journal of clinical tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases
2018

Health care workers' recommendations for strengthening tuberculosis infection control in the Dominican Republic.
Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health
2018

Genomic Investigation of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis Outbreak Involving Prison and Community Cases in Florida, United States.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
2018

Genetic diversity of drug and multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis circulating in Veracruz, Mexico.
PloS one
2018

The Role of Powerlessness Among Health Care Workers in Tuberculosis Infection Control.
Qualitative health research
2017

Perceived Barriers to Adherence to Tuberculosis Infection Control Measures among Health Care Workers in the Dominican Republic.
MEDICC review
2017

Association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage and site of disease in Florida, 2009-2015.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2017

Tuberculosis therapy for 2016 and beyond.
Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
2016

Spatiotemporal Clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Genotypes in Florida: Genetic Diversity Segregated by Country of Birth.
PloS one
2016

Transmissibility of tuberculosis among school contacts: an outbreak investigation in a boarding middle school, China.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2015

Optimizing the dose of rifapentine to treat tuberculosis. It's elementary.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
2015

Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex transmission is not associated with recent immigration (≤5 years) in Florida.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2015

Mutations conferring resistance to first- and second-line drugs in multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates in southeast Mexico.
International journal of antimicrobial agents
2015

Is the Beijing strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis associated with cavitary lung disease?
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2015

Hepatotoxicity from antituberculous therapy in the elderly: a systematic review.
Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland)
2015

Description of the population structure and genetic diversity of tuberculosis in Estado de México, a low prevalence setting from Mexico.
APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica
2015

Advances in diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM
2014

Antituberculosis therapy for 2012 and beyond.
Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
2012

Anticipated tuberculosis stigma among health professionals and Haitian patients in South Florida.
Journal of health care for the poor and underserved
2012

Web-accessible database of hsp65 sequences from Mycobacterium reference strains.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2011

Decreased Early Mortality and Increased Survival With Less Intensive Therapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (All) in the Dominican Republic (Dr)
Pediatric Blood & Cancer
2011

Structural forces and the production of TB-related stigma among Haitians in two contexts.
Social science & medicine (1982)
2010

Stigma and Therapy Completion for Latent Tuberculosis among Haitian-origin Patients.
Florida public health review
2010

Will new TB tests be effective in HIV-infected individuals?
HIV clinician
2009

Consider rifampin BUT be cautious.
Chest
2006

Cultural feasibility assessment of tuberculosis prevention among persons of Haitian origin in South Florida.
Journal of immigrant health
2004

Phthisiology at the dawn of the new century.
Chest
2000

Research Interests

Professional Memberships:
2003-present: National TB Controllers Association 
1997-present: American Thoracic Society 
1997-present: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
1996-2000: American College of Chest Physicians
1987-1991: Christian Medical Society