Henry Chambers, MD


Dr. Chambers clinical and research interests are antimicrobial drug resistance, staphylococcal infections, experimental therapeutics, and epidemiology and pathogenesis of disease caused by Staphylococcus aureus. He is editor for the Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and he has over 200 original publications and textbook chapters in the areas of drug resistance, endocarditis, bacterial infections, and staphylococcal diseases.

Dr. Chambers received his BA from Centre College in Kentucky and is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Chambers has been a member of the medical faculty of the UCSF since 1983 where he currently is Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Clinical Research Services for CTSI. He is an editor for Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a reviewer for numerous medical publications, a peer reviewer for NIH study sections.
B.A., - , Centre College Kentucky
Residency, - School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
M.D., - School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
  1. Lai L-Y, Satishkumar N, Cardozo S, Hemmadi V, Marques LB, Huang L, Filipe SR, Pinho MG, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. Altered PBP4 and GdpP functions synergistically mediate MRSA-like high-level, broad-spectrum β-lactam resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. 2024. PMID: 38530033

  2. Minter DJ, Appa A, Chambers HF, Doernberg SB. The positioning of ceftobiprole in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. 2024. PMID: 38466317

  3. Howard-Anderson J, Hamasaki T, Dai W, Collyar D, Rubin D, Nambiar S, Kinamon T, Leister-Tebbe H, Hill C, Geres H, Holland TL, Doernberg SB, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Boucher HW. Moving beyond mortality: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking (DOOR) Endpoint for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia. 2023. PMID: 37740559

  4. Ersoy SC, Proctor RA, Rose WE, Abdelhady W, Fan S-H, Madrigal SL, Elsayed AM, Chambers HF, Sobral RG, Bayer AS. Sensitizing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to cefuroxime: the synergic effect of bicarbonate and the wall teichoic acid inhibitor ticlopidine. 2024. PMID: 38349162

  5. Iovleva A, McElheny CL, Fowler EL, Cober E, Herc ES, Arias CA, Hill C, Baum K, Fowler VG, Chambers HF, Greenwood-Quaintance KE, Patel R, van Duin D, Bonomo RA, Doi Y. In vitro activity of sulbactam-durlobactam against colistin-resistant and/or cefiderocol-non-susceptible, carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii collected in U.S. hospitals. 2024. PMID: 38289078

  6. Minter DJ, Appa A, Chambers HF, Doernberg SB. Contemporary Management of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia-Controversies in Clinical Practice. 2023. PMID: 37950887

  7. Lai LY, Satishkumar N, Cardozo S, Hemmadi V, Marques LB, Huang L, Filipe SR, Pinho MG, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. Altered PBP4 and GdpP functions synergistically mediate MRSA-like high-level, broad-spectrum β-lactam resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. 2023. PMID: 37961375

  8. Chambers HF, Cross HR, Souli M, Evans SR, Patel R, Fowler VG, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. The Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group: Scientific Advancements and Future Directions. 2023. PMID: 37843121

  9. Fan SH, Proctor RA, Ersoy SC, Manna AC, Cheung AL, Götz F, Chambers HF, Bayer AS. Role of the NaHCO3 Transporter MpsABC in the NaHCO3-β-Lactam-Responsive Phenotype in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2023. PMID: 37102972

  10. Howard-Anderson J, Hamasaki T, Dai W, Collyar D, Rubin D, Nambiar S, Kinamon T, Hill C, Gelone SP, Mariano D, Baba T, Holland TL, Doernberg SB, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Boucher HW. Improving Traditional Registrational Trial Endpoints: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking (DOOR) Endpoint for Complicated Urinary Tract Infection Clinical Trials. 2022. PMID: 36031403

  11. Alexander JAN, Worrall LJ, Hu J, Vuckovic M, Satishkumar N, Poon R, Sobhanifar S, Rosell FI, Jenkins J, Chiang D, Mosimann WA, Chambers HF, Paetzel M, Chatterjee SS, Strynadka NCJ. Structural basis of broad-spectrum �-lactam resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. 2023. PMID: 36599987

  12. Lodise TP, O'Donnell JN, Balevic S, Liu X, Gu K, George J, Raja S, Guptill JT, Zaharoff S, Schwager N, Fowler VG, Wall A, Wiegand K, Chambers HF, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Pharmacokinetics of Ceftazidime-Avibactam in Combination with Aztreonam (COMBINE) in a Phase 1, Open-Label Study of Healthy Adults. 2022. PMID: 36394326

  13. Lodise TP, O'Donnell JN, Raja S, Guptill JT, Zaharoff S, Schwager N, Fowler VG, Beresnev T, Wall A, Wiegand K, Serti Chrisos E, Balevic S, Chambers HF, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Safety of Ceftazidime-Avibactam in Combination with Aztreonam (COMBINE) in a Phase I, Open-Label Study in Healthy Adult Volunteers. 2022. PMID: 36394316

  14. Ersoy SC, Gon?alves B, Cavaco G, Manna AC, Sobral RG, Nast CC, Proctor RA, Chambers HF, Cheung A, Bayer AS. Influence of Sodium Bicarbonate on Wall Teichoic Acid Synthesis and �-Lactam Sensitization in NaHCO3-Responsive and Nonresponsive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2022. PMID: 36377886

  15. Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Confronting antimicrobial resistance together. 2022. PMID: 36193938

  16. Ersoy SC, Manna AC, Proctor RA, Chambers HF, Harrison EM, Bayer AS, Cheung A. The NaHCO3-Responsive Phenotype in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Is Influenced by mecA Genotype. 2022. PMID: 35575577

  17. Howard-Anderson J, Dai W, Yahav D, Hamasaki T, Turjeman A, Koppel F, Franceschini E, Hill C, Sund Z, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Boucher HW, Evans SR, Paul M, Holland TL, Doernberg SB. A Desirability of Outcome Ranking Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Seven Versus Fourteen Days of Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infection. 2022. PMID: 35615299

  18. Appa A, Adamo M, Le S, Davis J, Winston L, Doernberg SB, Chambers H, Martin M, Hills NK, Coffin PO, Jain V. Comparative one-year outcomes of invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections among persons with and without drug use: an observational cohort study. 2021. PMID: 33904900

  19. Poon R, Basuino L, Satishkumar N, Chatterjee A, Mukkayyan N, Buggeln E, Huang L, Nair V, Argudín MA, Datta SK, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. Loss of GdpP function in Staphylococcus aureus leads to β-lactam tolerance and enhanced evolution of β-lactam resistance. 2021. PMID: 34843389

  20. Chowdhury J, Patel R, Chambers H. Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotics for Endocarditis. 2021. PMID: 34525290

  21. Appa A, Adamo M, Le S, Davis J, Winston L, Doernberg SB, Chambers H, Martin M, Hills NK, Coffin P, Jain V. Patient-Directed Discharges Among Persons Who Use Drugs Hospitalized with Invasive S. aureus Infections: Opportunities for Improvement. 2021. PMID: 34508704

  22. Chambers HF, Evans SR, Patel R, Cross HR, Harris AD, Doi Y, Boucher HW, van Duin D, Tsalik EL, Holland TL, Pettigrew MM, Tamma PD, Hodges KR, Souli M, Fowler VG. Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group 2.0 - Back to Business. 2021. PMID: 33588438

  23. Ersoy SC, Chambers HF, Proctor RA, Rosato AE, Mishra NN, Xiong YQ, Bayer AS. Impact of Bicarbonate on PBP2a Production, Maturation, and Functionality in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). 2021. PMID: 33649115

  24. Chambers HF. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. 2021. PMID: 33494875

  25. Spinelli MA, Glidden DV, Gennatas ED, Bielecki M, Beyrer C, Rutherford G, Chambers H, Goosby E, Gandhi M. Importance of non-pharmaceutical interventions in lowering the viral inoculum to reduce susceptibility to infection by SARS-CoV-2 and potentially disease severity. 2021. PMID: 33631099

  26. Chambers HF. Rifabutin to the Rescue? 2020. PMID: 32914842

  27. Chambers HF, Bayer AS. Native-Valve Infective Endocarditis. 2020. PMID: 32757525

  28. Alexander JAN, Radaeva M, King DT, Chambers HF, Cherkasov A, Chatterjee SS, Strynadka NCJ. -Structural analysis of avibactam-mediated activation of the bla and mec divergons in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2020. PMID: 32518158

  29. Ersoy SC, Otmishi M, Milan VT, Li L, Pak Y, Mediavilla J, Chen L, Kreiswirth B, Chambers HF, Proctor RA, Xiong YQ, Fowler VG, Bayer AS. Scope and Predictive Genetic/Phenotypic Signatures of 'Bicarbonate [NaHCO3]-Responsiveness' and ß-Lactam Sensitization Among Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). 2020. PMID: 32041719

  30. Lodise TP, Rosenkranz SL, Finnemeyer M, Evans S, Sims M, Zervos MJ, Creech CB, Patel PC, Keefer M, Riska P, Silveira FP, Scheetz M, Wunderink RG, Rodriguez M, Schrank J, Bleasdale SC, Schultz S, Barron M, Stapleton A, Wray D, Chambers H, Fowler VG, Holland TL. The Emperor's New Clothes: PRospective Observational Evaluation of the Association Between Initial VancomycIn Exposure and Failure Rates Among ADult HospitalizEd Patients With Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections (PROVIDE). 2020. PMID: 31157370

  31. Adamson PC, Pandori MW, Doernberg SB, Komarow L, Sund Z, Tran TTT, Jensen D, Tsalik EL, Deal CD, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Patel R, Klausner JD. Analytical evaluation of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG Assay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in rectal and pharyngeal swabs. 2020. PMID: 32247863

  32. van Duin D, Arias CA, Komarow L, Chen L, Hanson BM, Weston G, Cober E, Garner OB, Jacob JT, Satlin MJ, Fries BC, Garcia-Diaz J, Doi Y, Dhar S, Kaye KS, Earley M, Hujer AM, Hujer KM, Domitrovic TN, Shropshire WC, Dinh A, Manca C, Luterbach CL, Wang M, Paterson DL, Banerjee R, Patel R, Evans S, Hill C, Arias R, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Kreiswirth BN, Bonomo RA. Molecular and clinical epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in the USA (CRACKLE-2): a prospective cohort study. 2020. PMID: 32151332

  33. Ersoy SC, Abdelhady W, Li L, Chambers HF, Xiong YQ, Bayer AS. Bicarbonate Resensitization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus to ß-Lactam Antibiotics. 2019. PMID: 31010857

  34. Doernberg SB, Tran TTT, Tong SYC, Paul M, Yahav D, Davis JS, Leibovici L, Boucher HW, Corey GR, Cosgrove SE, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Holland TL. Good Studies Evaluate the Disease While Great Studies Evaluate the Patient: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking Endpoint for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection. 2018. PMID: 30321315

  35. Guimaraes AO, Cao Y, Hong K, Mayba O, Peck M, Gutierrez J, Ruffin F, Carrasco-Triguero M, Dinoso JB, Clemenzi-Allen A, Koss CA, Maskarinec S, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Baruch A, Rosenberger CM. A prognostic model of persistent bacteremia and mortality in complicated S. aureus bloodstream infection. 2018. PMID: 30165412

  36. Chambers HF. Omadacycline - The Newest Tetracycline. 2019. PMID: 30726683

  37. Alexander JAN, Chatterjee SS, Hamilton SM, Eltis LD, Chambers HF, Strynadka NCJ. Structural and kinetic analysis of penicillin-binding protein 4 (PBP4)-mediated antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. 2018. PMID: 30366985

  38. Doernberg SB, Abbo LM, Burdette SD, Fishman NO, Goodman EL, Kravitz GR, Leggett JE, Moehring RW, Newland JG, Robinson PA, Spivak ES, Tamma PD, Chambers HF. Essential Resources and Strategies for Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in the Acute Care Setting. 2018. PMID: 29590355

  39. da Costa TM, de Oliveira CR, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. PBP4: A New Perspective on Staphylococcus aureus ß-Lactam Resistance. 2018. PMID: 29932109

  40. Basuino L, Jousselin A, Alexander JAN, Strynadka NCJ, Pinho MG, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. PBP4 activity and its overexpression are necessary for PBP4-mediated high-level ß-lactam resistance. 2018. PMID: 29360990

  41. Bystritsky R, Chambers H. Cellulitis and Soft Tissue Infections. Volume 168 of Issue 3. 2018. PMID: 29404597

  42. Daum RS, Kumar N, Chambers HF. A Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses. 2017. PMID: 29281570

  43. Bowen AC, Carapetis JR, Currie BJ, Fowler V, Chambers HF, Tong SYC. Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim (Cotrimoxazole) for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Including Impetigo, Cellulitis, and Abscess. 2017. PMID: 29255730

  44. Chatterjee SS, Chen L, Gilbert A, da Costa TM, Nair V, Datta SK, Kreiswirth BN, Chambers HF. PBP4 Mediates ß-Lactam Resistance by Altered Function. 2017. PMID: 28807923

  45. Katayama Y, Azechi T, Miyazaki M, Takata T, Sekine M, Matsui H, Hanaki H, Yahara K, Sasano H, Asakura K, Takaku T, Ochiai T, Komatsu N, Chambers HF. Prevalence of Slow-Growth Vancomycin Nonsusceptibility in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2017. PMID: 28827421

  46. Doernberg SB, Chambers HF. Antimicrobial Stewardship Approaches in the Intensive Care Unit. 2017. PMID: 28687210

  47. Daum RS, Miller LG, Immergluck L, Fritz S, Creech CB, Young D, Kumar N, Downing M, Pettibone S, Hoagland R, Eells SJ, Boyle MG, Parker TC, Chambers HF. A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses. 2017. PMID: 28657870

  48. Hamilton SM, Alexander JAN, Choo EJ, Basuino L, da Costa TM, Severin A, Chung M, Aedo S, Strynadka NCJ, Tomasz A, Chatterjee SS, Chambers HF. High-Level Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus to ß-Lactam Antibiotics Mediated by Penicillin-Binding Protein 4 (PBP4). 2017. PMID: 28373193

  49. Marshall S, Hujer AM, Rojas LJ, Papp-Wallace KM, Humphries RM, Spellberg B, Hujer KM, Marshall EK, Rudin SD, Perez F, Wilson BM, Wasserman RB, Chikowski L, Paterson DL, Vila AJ, van Duin D, Kreiswirth BN, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Jacobs MR, Pulse ME, Weiss WJ, Bonomo RA. Can Ceftazidime-Avibactam and Aztreonam Overcome ß-Lactam Resistance Conferred by Metallo-ß-Lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae? 2017. PMID: 28167541

  50. Chambers HF, Cross HR, Evans SR, Kreiswirth BN, Fowler VG. The Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group: Progress Report and Work in Progress. 2017. PMID: 28350896

  51. Nigo M, Diaz L, Carvajal LP, Tran TT, Rios R, Panesso D, Garavito JD, Miller WR, Wanger A, Weinstock G, Munita JM, Arias CA, Chambers HF. Ceftaroline-Resistant, Daptomycin-Tolerant, and Heterogeneous Vancomycin-Intermediate Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Causing Infective Endocarditis. 2017. PMID: 28232309

  52. Diep BA, Le VT, Badiou C, Le HN, Pinheiro MG, Duong AH, Wang X, Dip EC, Aguiar-Alves F, Basuino L, Marbach H, Mai TT, Sarda MN, Kajikawa O, Matute-Bello G, Tkaczyk C, Rasigade JP, Sellman BR, Chambers HF, Lina G. IVIG-mediated protection against necrotizing pneumonia caused by MRSA. Volume 8 of Issue 357. 2016. PMID: 27655850

  53. Baxi SM, Clemenzi-Allen A, Gahbauer A, Deck D, Imp B, Vittinghoff E, Chambers HF, Doernberg S. Vancomycin MIC Does Not Predict 90-Day Mortality, Readmission, or Recurrence in a Prospective Cohort of Adults with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. 2016. PMID: 27324762

  54. Pollett S, Baxi SM, Rutherford GW, Doernberg SB, Bacchetti P, Chambers HF. Cefazolin versus Nafcillin for Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection in a California Tertiary Medical Center. 2016. PMID: 27216053

  55. Chan LC, Gilbert A, Basuino L, da Costa TM, Hamilton SM, Dos Santos KR, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. PBP 4 Mediates High-Level Resistance to New-Generation Cephalosporins in Staphylococcus aureus. 2016. PMID: 27067335

  56. Greninger AL, Chatterjee SS, Chan LC, Hamilton SM, Chambers HF, Chiu CY. Whole-Genome Sequencing of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Resistant to Fifth-Generation Cephalosporins Reveals Potential Non-mecA Mechanisms of Resistance. Volume 11 of Issue 2. 2016. PMID: 26890675

  57. Miller LG, Daum RS, Chambers HF. Antibacterial Treatment for Uncomplicated Skin Infections. 2015. PMID: 26083210

  58. Miller LG, Daum RS, Creech CB, Young D, Downing MD, Eells SJ, Pettibone S, Hoagland RJ, Chambers HF. Clindamycin versus trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for uncomplicated skin infections. 2015. PMID: 25785967

  59. Chan LC, Basuino L, Diep B, Hamilton S, Chatterjee SS, Chambers HF. Ceftobiprole- and ceftaroline-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Volume 59 of Issue 5. 2015. PMID: 25753637

  60. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, Dellinger EP, Goldstein EJ, Gorbach SL, Hirschmann JV, Kaplan SL, Montoya JG, Wade JC,. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections: 2014 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2014. PMID: 24973422

  61. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, Dellinger EP, Goldstein EJ, Gorbach SL, Hirschmann JV, Kaplan SL, Montoya JG, Wade JC. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections: 2014 update by the infectious diseases society of America. 2014. PMID: 24947530

  62. Date SV, Modrusan Z, Lawrence M, Morisaki JH, Toy K, Shah IM, Kim J, Park S, Xu M, Basuino L, Chan L, Zeitschel D, Chambers HF, Tan MW, Brown EJ, Diep BA, Hazenbos WL. Global gene expression of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 during human and mouse infection. Volume 209 of Issue 10. 2013. PMID: 24286981

  63. Diep BA, Afasizheva A, Le HN, Kajikawa O, Matute-Bello G, Tkaczyk C, Sellman B, Badiou C, Lina G, Chambers HF. Effects of linezolid on suppressing in vivo production of staphylococcal toxins and improving survival outcomes in a rabbit model of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia. Volume 208 of Issue 1. 2013. PMID: 23532096

  64. Tattevin P, Schwartz BS, Graber CJ, Volinski J, Bhukhen A, Bhukhen A, Mai TT, Vo NH, Dang DN, Phan TH, Basuino L, Perdreau-Remington F, Chambers HF, Diep BA. Concurrent epidemics of skin and soft tissue infection and bloodstream infection due to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Volume 55 of Issue 6. 2012. PMID: 22670044

  65. Doernberg SB, Winston LG, Deck DH, Chambers HF. Does doxycycline protect against development of Clostridium difficile infection? 2012. PMID: 22563022

  66. Gardete S, Kim C, Hartmann BM, Mwangi M, Roux CM, Dunman PM, Chambers HF, Tomasz A. Genetic pathway in acquisition and loss of vancomycin resistance in a methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain of clonal type USA300. 2012. PMID: 22319446

  67. 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. 2011. PMID: 21217178

  68. 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. 2011. PMID: 21208910

  69. Diep BA, Chan L, Tattevin P, Kajikawa O, Martin TR, Basuino L, Mai TT, Marbach H, Braughton KR, Whitney AR, Gardner DJ, Fan X, Tseng CW, Liu GY, Badiou C, Etienne J, Lina G, Matthay MA, DeLeo FR, Chambers HF. Polymorphonuclear leukocytes mediate Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin-induced lung inflammation and injury. Volume 107 of Issue 12. 2010. PMID: 20231457

  70. DeLeo FR, Otto M, Kreiswirth BN, Chambers HF. Community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2010. PMID: 20206987

  71. Mendes RE, Sader HS, Deshpande LM, Diep BA, Chambers HF, Jones RN. Characterization of baseline methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates recovered from phase IV clinical trial for linezolid. Volume 48 of Issue 2. 2009. PMID: 19940054

  72. Chambers HF, Deleo FR. Waves of resistance: Staphylococcus aureus in the antibiotic era. 2009. PMID: 19680247

  73. Winston L, Chambers H. Coming home with MRSA. 2009. PMID: 19667300

  74. Schwartz BS, Graber CJ, Diep BA, Basuino L, Perdreau-Remington F, Chambers HF. Doxycycline, not minocycline, induces its own resistance in multidrug-resistant, community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300. Volume 48 of Issue 10. 2009. PMID: 19374563

  75. Li M, Diep BA, Villaruz AE, Braughton KR, Jiang X, DeLeo FR, Chambers HF, Lu Y, Otto M. Evolution of virulence in epidemic community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Volume 106 of Issue 14. 2009. PMID: 19293374

  76. Cosgrove SE, Vigliani GA, Fowler VG, Abrutyn E, Corey GR, Levine DP, Rupp ME, Chambers HF, Karchmer AW, Boucher HW. Initial low-dose gentamicin for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis is nephrotoxic. 2009. PMID: 19207079

  77. Chambers HF, Basuino L, Diep BA, Steenbergen J, Zhang S, Tattevin P, Alder J. Relationship between susceptibility to daptomycin in vitro and activity in vivo in a rabbit model of aortic valve endocarditis. 2009. PMID: 19171803

  78. Graber CJ, Jacobson MA, Perdreau-Remington F, Chambers HF, Diep BA. Recurrence of skin and soft tissue infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a HIV primary care clinic. Volume 49 of Issue 2. 2008. PMID: 18820536

  79. Diep BA, Palazzolo-Ballance AM, Tattevin P, Basuino L, Braughton KR, Whitney AR, Chen L, Kreiswirth BN, Otto M, DeLeo FR, Chambers HF. Contribution of Panton-Valentine leukocidin in community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis. Volume 3 of Issue 9. 2008. PMID: 18787708

  80. Chambers HF, Moellering RC, Kamitsuka P. Clinical decisions. Management of skin and soft-tissue infection. 2008. PMID: 18768953

  81. Hersh AL, Chambers HF, Maselli JH, Gonzales R. National trends in ambulatory visits and antibiotic prescribing for skin and soft-tissue infections. 2008. PMID: 18663172

  82. 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. Volume 46 of Issue 11. 2008. PMID: 18433335

  83. Diep BA, Stone GG, Basuino L, Graber CJ, Miller A, des Etages SA, Jones A, Palazzolo-Ballance AM, Perdreau-Remington F, Sensabaugh GF, DeLeo FR, Chambers HF. The arginine catabolic mobile element and staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec linkage: convergence of virulence and resistance in the USA300 clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Volume 197 of Issue 11. 2008. PMID: 18700257

  84. Banerjee R, Gretes M, Basuino L, Strynadka N, Chambers HF. In vitro selection and characterization of ceftobiprole-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2008. PMID: 18378703

  85. David MZ, Siegel JD, Chambers HF, Daum RS. Determining whether methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is associated with health care. 2008. PMID: 18252879

  86. Diep BA, Chambers HF, Graber CJ, Szumowski JD, Miller LG, Han LL, Chen JH, Lin F, Lin J, Phan TH, Carleton HA, McDougal LK, Tenover FC, Cohen DE, Mayer KH, Sensabaugh GF, Perdreau-Remington F. Emergence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 in men who have sex with men. Volume 148 of Issue 4. 2008. PMID: 18283202

  87. Mitchell J, Siboo IR, Takamatsu D, Chambers HF, Sullam PM. Mechanism of cell surface expression of the Streptococcus mitis platelet binding proteins PblA and PblB. Volume 64 of Issue 3. 2007. PMID: 17462028

  88. Graber CJ, Wong MK, Carleton HA, Perdreau-Remington F, Haller BL, Chambers HF. Intermediate vancomycin susceptibility in a community-associated MRSA clone. Volume 13 of Issue 3. 2007. PMID: 17552110

  89. Fowler VG, Boucher HW, Corey GR, Abrutyn E, Karchmer AW, Rupp ME, Levine DP, Chambers HF, Tally FP, Vigliani GA, Cabell CH, Link AS, DeMeyer I, Filler SG, Zervos M, Cook P, Parsonnet J, Bernstein JM, Price CS, Forrest GN, Fätkenheuer G, Gareca M, Rehm SJ, Brodt HR, Tice A, Cosgrove SE. Daptomycin versus standard therapy for bacteremia and endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus. 2006. PMID: 16914701

  90. Rutar T, Chambers HF, Crawford JB, Perdreau-Remington F, Zwick OM, Karr M, Diehn JJ, Cockerham KP. Ophthalmic manifestations of infections caused by the USA300 clone of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 2006. PMID: 16766029

  91. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, Everett ED, Dellinger P, Goldstein EJ, Gorbach SL, Hirschmann JV, Kaplan EL, Montoya JG, Wade JC,. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections. 2005. PMID: 16231249

  92. Chambers HF, Turner J, Schecter GF, Kawamura M, Hopewell PC. Imipenem for treatment of tuberculosis in mice and humans. 2005. PMID: 15980354

  93. Siboo IR, Chambers HF, Sullam PM. Role of SraP, a Serine-Rich Surface Protein of Staphylococcus aureus, in binding to human platelets. Volume 73 of Issue 4. 2005. PMID: 15784571

  94. Young DM, Harris HW, Charlebois ED, Chambers H, Campbell A, Perdreau-Remington F, Lee C, Mankani M, Mackersie R, Schecter WP. An epidemic of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus soft tissue infections among medically underserved patients. 2004. PMID: 15381611

  95. Wilke MS, Hills TL, Zhang HZ, Chambers HF, Strynadka NC. Crystal structures of the Apo and penicillin-acylated forms of the BlaR1 beta-lactam sensor of Staphylococcus aureus. 2004. PMID: 15322076

  96. Charlebois ED, Perdreau-Remington F, Kreiswirth B, Bangsberg DR, Ciccarone D, Diep BA, Ng VL, Chansky K, Edlin BR, Edlin B, Chambers HF. Origins of community strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Volume 39 of Issue 1. 2004. PMID: 15206052

  97. Winston LG, Pang S, Haller BL, Wong M, Chambers HF, Perdreau-Remington F. API 20 strep identification system may incorrectly speciate enterococci with low level resistance to vancomycin. Volume 48 of Issue 4. 2004. PMID: 15062923

  98. Katayama Y, Zhang HZ, Chambers HF. PBP 2a mutations producing very-high-level resistance to beta-lactams. 2004. PMID: 14742194

  99. Katayama Y, Zhang HZ, Hong D, Chambers HF. Jumping the barrier to beta-lactam resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. 2003. PMID: 12949098

  100. Chambers HF. Solving staphylococcal resistance to beta-lactams. 2003. PMID: 12706985

  101. Winston LG, Bangsberg DR, Chambers HF, Felt SC, Rosen JI, Charlebois ED, Wong M, Steele L, Gerberding JL, Perdreau-Remington F. Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium under a selective isolation policy at an urban county hospital. 2002. PMID: 12410216

  102. Charlebois ED, Bangsberg DR, Moss NJ, Moore MR, Moss AR, Chambers HF, Perdreau-Remington F. Population-based community prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the urban poor of San Francisco. 2002. PMID: 11797167

  103. Kanaya AM, Glidden DV, Chambers HF. Identifying pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with negative sputum smear results. 2001. PMID: 11502628

  104. Chambers HF. The changing epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus? 2001. PMID: 11294701

  105. Martin JN, Perdreau-Remington F, Kartalija M, Pasi OG, Webb M, Gerberding JL, Chambers HF, Täuber MG, Lee BL. A randomized clinical trial of mupirocin in the eradication of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in human immunodeficiency virus disease. 1999. PMID: 10438389

  106. Sheppard DC, Chambers HF. Suppurative parotitis. 1998. PMID: 9735697

  107. Chambers HF, Kocagöz T, Sipit T, Turner J, Hopewell PC. Activity of amoxicillin/clavulanate in patients with tuberculosis. 1998. PMID: 9564467

  108. Kocagöz T, Hackbarth CJ, Unsal I, Rosenberg EY, Nikaido H, Chambers HF. Gyrase mutations in laboratory-selected, fluoroquinolone-resistant mutants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Ra. 1996. PMID: 8843279

  109. Lee BL, Täuber MG, Sadler B, Goldstein D, Chambers HF. Atovaquone inhibits the glucuronidation and increases the plasma concentrations of zidovudine. 1996. PMID: 8549029

  110. Chambers HF, Moreau D, Yajko D, Miick C, Wagner C, Hackbarth C, Kocagöz S, Rosenberg E, Hadley WK, Nikaido H. Can penicillins and other beta-lactam antibiotics be used to treat tuberculosis? 1995. PMID: 8592990

  111. Chambers HF. Detection of methicillin-resistant staphylococci. 1993. PMID: 8345177

  112. Lee BL, Sachdeva M, Chambers HF. Effect of protein binding of daptomycin on MIC and antibacterial activity. 1991. PMID: 1667253

  113. Chambers HF, Archer G, Matsuhashi M. Low-level methicillin resistance in strains of Staphylococcus aureus. 1989. PMID: 2729937

  114. Chambers HF. Methicillin-resistant staphylococci. 1988. PMID: 3069195

  115. Chambers HF, Korzeniowski OM, Sande MA. Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: clinical manifestations in addicts and nonaddicts. 1983. PMID: 6843356