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Kalpana Gupta, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionInfectious Diseases
Address1400 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury MA 02132
Phone(857) 203-5086
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes: MRSA molecular epidemiology; Risk factors, prevention, and treatment of UTI.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • staphylocci
  • urinary tract infections
 Publications
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  1. Strymish J, Gupte G, Afable MK, Gupta K, Kim EJ, Vimalananda V, Simon SR, Orlander JD. Electronic Consultations (E-consults): Advancing Infectious Disease Care in a Large Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 15; 64(8):1123-1125. PMID: 28158475.
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  2. Mehrotra P, Gupta K, Strymish J, Kramer DB, Lambert-Kerzner A, Ho PM, Branch-Elliman W. Implementation of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories: Results from the SHEA Research Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Apr; 38(4):496-498. PMID: 28103958.
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  3. Gundlapalli AV, Divita G, Redd A, Carter ME, Ko D, Rubin M, Samore M, Strymish J, Krein S, Gupta K, Sales A, Trautner BW. Detecting the presence of an indwelling urinary catheter and urinary symptoms in hospitalized patients using natural language processing. J Biomed Inform. 2016 Jul 09. PMID: 27404849.
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  4. Branch-Elliman W, Stanislawski M, Strymish J, Barón AE, Gupta K, Varosy PD, Gold HS, Ho PM. Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories: A Potential Target for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Quality Improvement? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Sep; 37(9):1005-11. PMID: 27322021.
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  5. Walker E, Lyman A, Gupta K, Mahoney MV, Snyder GM, Hirsch EB. Clinical Management of an Increasing Threat: Outpatient Urinary Tract Infections Due to Multidrug-Resistant Uropathogens. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 01; 63(7):960-5. PMID: 27313263.
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  6. Maki KC, Kaspar KL, Khoo C, Derrig LH, Schild AL, Gupta K. Consumption of a cranberry juice beverage lowered the number of clinical urinary tract infection episodes in women with a recent history of urinary tract infection. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Jun; 103(6):1434-42. PMID: 27251185.
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  7. Linsenmeyer K, Gupta K, Strymish JM, Dhanani M, Brecher SM, Breu AC. Culture if spikes? Indications and yield of blood cultures in hospitalized medical patients. J Hosp Med. 2016 May; 11(5):336-40. PMID: 26762577.
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  8. Carter ME, Divita G, Redd A, Rubin MA, Samore MH, Gupta K, Trautner BW, Gundlapalli AV. Finding 'Evidence of Absence' in Medical Notes: Using NLP for Clinical Inferencing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016; 226:79-82. PMID: 27350471.
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  9. Linsenmeyer K, Strymish J, Weir S, Berg G, Brecher S, Gupta K. Activity of Fosfomycin against Extended-Spectrum-ß-Lactamase-Producing Uropathogens in Patients in the Community and Hospitalized Patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Feb; 60(2):1134-6. PMID: 26596940.
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  10. Linsenmeyer K, Strymish J, Gupta K. Two Simple Rules for Improving the Accuracy of Empiric Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Urinary Tract Infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Dec; 59(12):7593-6. PMID: 26416859.
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  11. Marino K, Parlee A, Orlando R, Lerner L, Strymish J, Gupta K. Comparative Effectiveness of Single versus Combination Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Infections after Transrectal Prostate Biopsy. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Dec; 59(12):7273-5. PMID: 26369958.
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  12. Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Restuccia J, Mull HJ, Shwartz M, Gupta K, Hanchate A, Strymish J, Rosen A. Do pneumonia readmissions flagged as potentially preventable by the 3M PPR software have more process of care problems? A cross-sectional observational study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec; 24(12):753-63. PMID: 26283672.
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  13. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Kudesia V, Rosen AK, Gupta K. Natural Language Processing for Real-Time Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Surveillance: Results of a Pilot Implementation Trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Sep; 36(9):1004-10. PMID: 26022228.
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  14. Gundlapalli AV, Divita G, Carter ME, Redd A, Samore MH, Gupta K, Trautner B. Taming Big Data: An Information Extraction Strategy for Large Clinical Text Corpora. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 213:175-8. PMID: 26152985.
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  15. Barlam TF, Gupta K. Antibiotic Resistance Spreads Internationally Across Borders. J Law Med Ethics. 2015; 43 Suppl 3:12-6. PMID: 26243237.
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  16. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Itani KM, Gupta K. Using clinical variables to guide surgical site infection detection: a novel surveillance strategy. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec; 42(12):1291-5. PMID: 25465259.
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  17. Jones M, Nielson C, Gupta K, Khader K, Evans M. Collateral benefit of screening patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at hospital admission: isolation of patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jan; 43(1):31-4. PMID: 25442394.
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  18. Grigoryan L, Trautner BW, Gupta K. Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections in the outpatient setting: a review. JAMA. 2014 Oct 22-29; 312(16):1677-84. PMID: 25335150.
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  19. Valencia-Rey PA, Strymish J, Robillard E, Evans M, Weinberg J, Gupta K. Survival time of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-free status after institutional clearance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct; 35(10):1271-6. PMID: 25203181.
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  20. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Gupta K. Development and validation of a simple and easy-to-employ electronic algorithm for identifying clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun; 35(6):692-8. PMID: 24799646.
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  21. Branch-Elliman W, Robillard E, McCarthy G, Gupta K. Direct feedback with the ATP luminometer as a process improvement tool for terminal cleaning of patient rooms. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Feb; 42(2):195-7. PMID: 24485376.
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  22. Gupta K, Bhadelia N. Management of urinary tract infections from multidrug-resistant organisms. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Mar; 28(1):49-59. PMID: 24484574.
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  23. Gupta K. Urinary tract infections: diagnostic and management issues. Preface. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Mar; 28(1):ix-x. PMID: 24484582.
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  24. Gupta K, Bhadelia N. Editorial commentary: including the X-factor: toward patient-centered prevention of urinary tract infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jan; 58(2):161-3. PMID: 24065332.
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  25. Gupta K, Trautner BW. Diagnosis and management of recurrent urinary tract infections in non-pregnant women. BMJ. 2013; 346:f3140. PMID: 23719637.
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  26. Kabbani D, Weir SK, Berg G, Chien GC, Strymish J, Gupta K. Cohorting based on nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status: an opportunity to share more than a room. Am J Infect Control. 2013 May; 41(5):401-4. PMID: 23499508.
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  27. Gupta K, Martinello RA, Young M, Strymish J, Cho K, Lawler E. MRSA nasal carriage patterns and the subsequent risk of conversion between patterns, infection, and death. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e53674. PMID: 23326483.
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  28. Kudesia V, Strymish J, D'Avolio L, Gupta K. Natural language processing to identify foley catheter-days. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Dec; 33(12):1270-2. PMID: 23143371.
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  29. Strymish J, Branch-Elliman W, Itani KM, Williams S, Gupta K. A clinical history of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a poor predictor of preoperative colonization status and postoperative infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Nov; 33(11):1113-7. PMID: 23041809.
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  30. Wood JB, Smith DB, Baker EH, Brecher SM, Gupta K. Has the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus increased trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole use and resistance?: a 10-year time series analysis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Nov; 56(11):5655-60. PMID: 22908161.
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  31. Weir SK, Fram J, Berg G, Kabbani D, Strymish J, Tang M, Fitzsimmons D, Brecher SM, Gupta K. Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients newly identified as nasal carriers. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Oct; 50(10):3283-6. PMID: 22837329.
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  32. Barbara W. Trautner, MD, PhDKalpana Gupta, MD, MPH . Invited Commentary: The Advantages of Second Best. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2012; 9(172):712-714.
  33. Trautner BW, Gupta K. The advantages of second best: comment on "Lactobacilli vs antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections". Arch Intern Med. 2012 May 14; 172(9):712-4. PMID: 22782200.
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  34. Gupta K, Trautner B. In the clinic. Urinary tract infection. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Mar 6; 156(5):ITC3-1-ITC3-15; quiz ITC3-16. PMID: 22393148.
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  35. Stapleton AE, Dziura J, Hooton TM, Cox ME, Yarova-Yarovaya Y, Chen S, Gupta K. Recurrent urinary tract infection and urinary Escherichia coli in women ingesting cranberry juice daily: a randomized controlled trial. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Feb; 87(2):143-50. PMID: 22305026.
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  36. Trautner B, Gupta K. Urinary tract infections. In: Longo, Fauci, Kasper, Hauser, Jameson, Loscalzo (eds). Harrisons Textbook of Internal Med 18th ed. McGraw Hill Companies, Inc. 2012; 2387-95.
  37. Abi-Haidar Y, Gupta K, Strymish J, Williams SA, Itani KM. Factors associated with post-operative conversion to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus positivity or infection in initially MRSA-negative patients. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Dec; 12(6):435-42. PMID: 22142319.
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  38. Weir SK, Berg G, Fram J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Sulis C, Gupta K. Discordance in colonizing strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different body sites. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 32(12):1225-7. PMID: 22080665.
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  39. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Miller L. Managing uncomplicated urinary tract infection--making sense out of resistance data. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Nov; 53(10):1041-2. PMID: 21940416.
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  40. Gupta K, Strymish JM, Lawler E. Transmission of resistant bacteria in intensive care. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 25; 365(8):763; author reply 765. PMID: 21864173.
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  41. Gupta K, Strymish J, Abi-Haidar Y, Williams SA, Itani KM. Preoperative nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status, surgical prophylaxis, and risk-adjusted postoperative outcomes in veterans. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Aug; 32(8):791-6. PMID: 21768763.
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  42. Linares LA, Thornton DJ, Strymish J, Baker E, Gupta K. Electronic memorandum decreases unnecessary antimicrobial use for asymptomatic bacteriuria and culture-negative pyuria. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jul; 32(7):644-8. PMID: 21666393.
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  43. Linsky A, Gupta K, Hermos JA. Fidaxomicin for Clostridium difficile infection. N Engl J Med. 2011 May 12; 364(19):1875; author reply 1875-6. PMID: 21561361.
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  44. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Naber KG, Wullt B, Colgan R, Miller LG, Moran GJ, Nicolle LE, Raz R, Schaeffer AJ, Soper DE. International clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: A 2010 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Mar 1; 52(5):e103-20. PMID: 21292654.
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  45. Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Murray KA, Rubin-Smith JE, Weir S, Gupta K. Prevalence and predictors of nasal and extranasal staphylococcal colonization in patients presenting to the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):492-9. PMID: 21239081.
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  46. Juthani-Mehta M, Perley L, Chen S, Dziura J, Gupta K. Feasibility of cranberry capsule administration and clean-catch urine collection in long-term care residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Oct; 58(10):2028-30. PMID: 20929476.
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  47. Linsky A, Gupta K, Lawler EV, Fonda JR, Hermos JA. Proton pump inhibitors and risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Arch Intern Med. 2010 May 10; 170(9):772-8. PMID: 20458084.
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  48. LaPlante KL, Caffrey AR, Gupta K. Prevention of surgical-site infections. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 22; 362(16):1540-1; author reply 1542-3. PMID: 20414960.
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  49. Baker SE, Brecher SM, Robillard E, Strymish J, Lawler E, Gupta K. Extranasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization at admission to an acute care Veterans Affairs hospital. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Jan; 31(1):42-6. PMID: 19954335.
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  50. Gupta K, Stamm WE. Infections of the urinary tract update. In: Dale DC, Federman D (eds) ACP Medicine. WebMD, Inc. 2009.
  51. Colgan R, Johnson JR, Kuskowski M, Gupta K. Risk factors for trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance in patients with acute uncomplicated cystitis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008 Mar; 52(3):846-51. PMID: 18086847.
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  52. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Roberts PL, Stamm WE. Short-course nitrofurantoin for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis in women. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Nov 12; 167(20):2207-12. PMID: 17998493.
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  53. Gupta K, Macintyre A, Vanasse G, Dembry LM. Trends in prescribing beta-lactam antibiotics for treatment of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Dec; 45(12):3930-4. PMID: 17942648.
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  54. Gupta K, Chou MY, Howell A, Wobbe C, Grady R, Stapleton AE. Cranberry products inhibit adherence of p-fimbriated Escherichia coli to primary cultured bladder and vaginal epithelial cells. J Urol. 2007 Jun; 177(6):2357-60. PMID: 17509358.
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  55. Kwok L, Stapleton AE, Stamm WE, Hillier SL, Wobbe CL, Gupta K. Adherence of Lactobacillus crispatus to vaginal epithelial cells from women with or without a history of recurrent urinary tract infection. J Urol. 2006 Nov; 176(5):2050-4; discussion 2054. PMID: 17070251.
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  56. Gupta K, Stamm WE. Infections of the urinary tract. In: Dale DC, Federman D (eds) ACP Medicine. WebMD, Inc. 2006; 1514-1525.
  57. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Stamm WE. Isolation of fluoroquinolone-resistant rectal Escherichia coli after treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2005 Jul; 56(1):243-6. PMID: 15911548.
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  58. Hooton TM, Scholes D, Gupta K, Stapleton AE, Roberts PL, Stamm WE. Amoxicillin-clavulanate vs ciprofloxacin for the treatment of uncomplicated cystitis in women: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2005 Feb 23; 293(8):949-55. PMID: 15728165.
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  59. Scholes D, Hooton TM, Roberts PL, Gupta K, Stapleton AE, Stamm WE. Risk factors associated with acute pyelonephritis in healthy women. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jan 4; 142(1):20-7. PMID: 15630106.
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  60. Steiber D, Gupta K. Simple urinary tract infection. In: Eardley I, Whelan P, Kirby R, Bertola G, Schaeffer A (eds). Drug Treatment in Urology. Blackwell Publishing. 2005.
  61. Jackson SL, Boyko EJ, Scholes D, Abraham L, Gupta K, Fihn SD. Predictors of urinary tract infection after menopause: a prospective study. Am J Med. 2004 Dec 15; 117(12):903-11. PMID: 15629728.
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  62. Gupta K, Hooton TM. Duration of therapy for urinary tract infection: the long and the short of it. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Sep 1; 39(5):665-6. PMID: 15356780.
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  63. Pabich WL, Fihn SD, Stamm WE, Scholes D, Boyko EJ, Gupta K. Prevalence and determinants of vaginal flora alterations in postmenopausal women. J Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 1; 188(7):1054-8. PMID: 14513427.
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  64. Gupta K. Emerging antibiotic resistance in urinary tract pathogens. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2003 Jun; 17(2):243-59. PMID: 12848469.
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  65. Gupta K. Addressing antibiotic resistance. Dis Mon. 2003 Feb; 49(2):99-110. PMID: 12601340.
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  66. Gupta K, Naber KG, Stamm WE. Treatment of UTI. In: Hooper DC, Rubinstein E, (eds). Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents. ASM Press. 2003; 159-70.
  67. Gupta K. Addressing antibiotic resistance. Am J Med. 2002 Jul 8; 113 Suppl 1A:29S-34S. PMID: 12113869.
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  68. Gupta K, Stamm WE. Outcomes associated with trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) therapy in TMP/SMX resistant community-acquired UTI. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2002 Jun; 19(6):554-6. PMID: 12135847.
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  69. Gupta K. Bacterial infections of the urinary tract in women. In: Rakel RE, Bope ET (eds). Conn’s Current Therapy. W.B. Saunders Company. 2002; 666-669.
  70. Gupta K, Stamm WE. Infections of the Urinary Tract. In: Dale DC, McHugh A, (eds). Scientific American Medicine. Scientific American, Inc. New York, NY. 2002; Section 7-XXIII.
  71. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Roberts PL, Stamm WE. Patient-initiated treatment of uncomplicated recurrent urinary tract infections in young women. Ann Intern Med. 2001 Jul 3; 135(1):9-16. PMID: 11434727.
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  72. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Stamm WE. Increasing antimicrobial resistance and the management of uncomplicated community-acquired urinary tract infections. Ann Intern Med. 2001 Jul 3; 135(1):41-50. PMID: 11434731.
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  73. Gupta K, Sahm DF, Mayfield D, Stamm WE. Antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens that cause community-acquired urinary tract infections in women: a nationwide analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Jul 1; 33(1):89-94. PMID: 11389500.
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  74. Colgan R, Hooton TM, Gupta K, Gomolin IH, Childs S, Gould M. Urinary tract infections. Roundtable discussion and case studies. Postgrad Med. 2000 Dec; 108(7 Suppl Primary):16-22. PMID: 19667551.
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  75. Colgan R, Hooton TM, Gupta K, Gomolin IH, Childs S, Gould M. Urinary tract infections. Current approaches, future directions. Postgrad Med. 2000 Dec; 108(7 Suppl Primary):7-15. PMID: 19667550.
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  76. Hooton TM, Scholes D, Stapleton AE, Roberts PL, Winter C, Gupta K, Samadpour M, Stamm WE. A prospective study of asymptomatic bacteriuria in sexually active young women. N Engl J Med. 2000 Oct 5; 343(14):992-7. PMID: 11018165.
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  77. Scholes D, Hooton TM, Roberts PL, Stapleton AE, Gupta K, Stamm WE. Risk factors for recurrent urinary tract infection in young women. J Infect Dis. 2000 Oct; 182(4):1177-82. PMID: 10979915.
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  78. Gupta K, Hillier SL, Hooton TM, Roberts PL, Stamm WE. Effects of contraceptive method on the vaginal microbial flora: a prospective evaluation. J Infect Dis. 2000 Feb; 181(2):595-601. PMID: 10669343.
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  79. Gupta K, Stamm WE. Pathogenesis and management of recurrent urinary tract infections in women. World J Urol. 1999 Dec; 17(6):415-20. PMID: 10654373.
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  80. Gupta K, Hooton TM, Wobbe CL, Stamm WE. The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens causing acute uncomplicated cystitis in young women. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 1999 May; 11(3-4):305-8. PMID: 10394988.
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  81. Gupta K, Scholes D, Stamm WE. Increasing prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens causing acute uncomplicated cystitis in women. JAMA. 1999 Feb 24; 281(8):736-8. PMID: 10052444.
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  82. Gupta K, Rubin RH. Infections of the Urinary Tract. In: Dale DC, McHugh A, (eds). Scientific American Medicine. Scientific American, Inc. New York, NY. 1999; Section 7-XIII.
  83. Gupta K, Stapleton AE, Hooton TM, Roberts PL, Fennell CL, Stamm WE. Inverse association of H2O2-producing lactobacilli and vaginal Escherichia coli colonization in women with recurrent urinary tract infections. J Infect Dis. 1998 Aug; 178(2):446-50. PMID: 9697725.
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