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Catherine Liu, M.D.

Infectious disease specialist

Clinics

Infectious Disease at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0327
Phone: (415) 353-2626
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Thursday
8:20 – 11:40 a.m.

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Education

University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine 2002

Residencies

Massachusetts General Hospital 2005

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mistry RD, Shapiro DJ, Goyal MK, Zaoutis TE, Gerber JS, Liu C, Hersh AL. Clinical management of skin and soft tissue infections in the u.s. Emergency departments. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 15(4):491-8.
  2. Baxi SM, Liu C. Mortality and timing of surgery for prosthetic valve endocarditis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar 1; 174(3):480.
  3. Liu C, Kakis A, Nichols A, Ries MD, Vail TP, Bozic KJ. Targeted Use of Vancomycin as Perioperative Prophylaxis Reduces Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Revision TKA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jan; 472(1):227-31.
  4. Chow FC, Marson A, Liu C. Successful medical management of a Nocardia farcinica multiloculated pontine abscess. BMJ Case Rep. 2013; 2013.
  5. Abdul-Jabbar A, Berven SH, Hu SS, Chou D, Mummaneni PV, Takemoto S, Ames C, Deviren V, Tay B, Weinstein P, Burch S, Liu C. Surgical site infections in spine surgery: identification of microbiologic and surgical characteristics in 239 cases. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 15; 38(22):E1425-31.
  6. Miller S, Wiita A, Wright C, Reyes H, Liu C. Lab Medicine. Evaluation of Glutamate Dehydrogenase Immunoassay Screening with Toxin Confirmation for the Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection. 2013; 44(3):e65-e71.
  7. Liu C. Editorial commentary: a quality-of-care bundle for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: ready for prime time? Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov; 57(9):1234-6.
  8. Tehrani DM, Russell D, Brown J, Boynton-Delahanty K, Quan K, Gibbs L, Braddock G, Zaroda T, Koopman M, Thompson D, Nichols A, Cui E, Liu C, Cohen S, Rubin Z, Pegues D, Torriani F, Datta R, Huang SS. Discord among performance measures for central line-associated bloodstream infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 34(2):176-83.
  9. Drew WL, Liu C. Repopulation of ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus by wild-type virus. Clin Transplant. 2012 Nov-Dec; 26(6):949-52.
  10. Naidus E, Damon L, Schwartz BS, Breed C, Liu C. Experience with use of Zostavax(®) in patients with hematologic malignancy and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. Am J Hematol. 2012 Jan; 87(1):123-5.
  11. Liu C, Bayer A, Cosgrove SE, Daum RS, Fridkin SK, Gorwitz RJ, Kaplan SL, Karchmer AW, Levine DP, Murray BE, J Rybak M, Talan DA, Chambers HF. Clinical practice guidelines by the infectious diseases society of america for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in adults and children: executive summary. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb 1; 52(3):285-92.
  12. Liu C. The bundled approach to MRSA surgical site infection prevention: is the whole greater than the sum of its parts?: comment on "Sustained reduction in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus wound infections after cardiothoracic surgery". Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jan 10; 171(1):73-4.
  13. Liu C, Bayer A, Cosgrove SE, Daum RS, Fridkin SK, Gorwitz RJ, Kaplan SL, Karchmer AW, Levine DP, Murray BE, J Rybak M, Talan DA, Chambers HF. Clinical practice guidelines by the infectious diseases society of america for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in adults and children. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb 1; 52(3):e18-55.
  14. Liu C, Schwartz BS, Vallabhaneni S, Nixon M, Chin-Hong PV, Miller SA, Chiu C, Damon L, Drew WL. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection in patients with hematologic malignancy. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Dec; 16(12):1910-7.
  15. Krasik EF, Liu C, Visvesvara GS. A 53-year-old woman with rapidly progressive altered mental status and ataxia. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 1; 51(5):575-6, 629-30.
  16. Kumar D, Michaels MG, Morris MI, Green M, Avery RK, Liu C, Danziger-Isakov L, Stosor V, Estabrook M, Gantt S, Marr KA, Martin S, Silveira FP, Razonable RR, Allen UD, Levi ME, Lyon GM, Bell LE, Huprikar S, Patel G, Gregg KS, Pursell K, Helmersen D, Julian KG, Shiley K, Bono B, Dharnidharka VR, Alavi G, Kalpoe JS, Shoham S, Reid GE, Humar A. Outcomes from pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in recipients of solid-organ transplants: a multicentre cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Aug; 10(8):521-6.
  17. Nadarajah R, Post LR, Liu C, Miller SA, Sahm DF, Brooks GF. Detection of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus with the updated Trek-Sensititre System and the MicroScan System. Comparison with results from the conventional Etest and CLSI standardized MIC methods. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010 Jun; 133(6):844-8.
  18. Elicker BM, Schwartz BS, Liu C, Chen EC, Miller SA, Chiu CY, Webb WR. Thoracic CT findings of novel influenza A (H1N1) infection in immunocompromised patients. Emerg Radiol. 2010 Jul; 17(4):299-307.
  19. Liu C, Graber CJ, Karr M, Diep BA, Basuino L, Schwartz BS, Enright MC, O'Hanlon SJ, Thomas JC, Perdreau-Remington F, Gordon S, Gunthorpe H, Jacobs R, Jensen P, Leoung G, Rumack JS, Chambers HF. A population-based study of the incidence and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in San Francisco, 2004-2005. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jun 1; 46(11):1637-46.
  20. Liu C, Christie LJ, Neely J, Gandhi M, Jacobs RA, Bollen A, Glaser CA. Tuberculous meningoencephalitis in a pregnant woman presenting 7 years after removal of a cerebral granuloma. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Mar; 27(3):233-6.

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