Research Articles

Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Bishburg E, Okoh A, Nagarakanti SR, Lindner M, Migliore C, Patel P. Fungemia in COVID -19 ICU Patients, a Single Medical Center Experience. J Med Virol. 2021 May;93(5):2810-2814. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26633. Epub 2021 Feb 23. PMID: 33107617.
  2. Nagarakanti SR, Okoh AK, Grinberg S, Bishburg E. Clinical outcomes of patients with COVID-19 and HIV coinfection. J Med Virol. 2021 Mar;93(3):1687-1693. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26533. Epub 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 32949148; PMCID: PMC7537324.
  3. Okoh AK, Bishburg E, Grinberg S, Nagarakanti S. Tocilizumab use in COVID -19 associated pneumonia J Med Virol. 2021 Feb;93(2):1023-1028. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26471. Epub 2020 Oct 5. PMID: 32860432.
  4. Okoh AK, Sossou C, Dangayach NS, Meledathu S, Phillips O, Raczek C, Patti M, Kang N, Hirji SA, Cathcart C, Engell C, Cohen M, Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Grewal HS. Coronavirus disease 19 in minority populations of Newark, New Jersey. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Jun 10;19(1):93
  5. Okoh A, Bishburg E, Grinberg S, Nagarakanti S. COVID-19 pneumonia in patients with HIV- A Case Series J Acquir Immune Defic Syndrome . 2020 May 28. doi: 0.1097/QAI.0000000000002411
  6. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Bapat A Cardiac implantable electronic device infection: Does the device need to be extracted? J Arrhythm. 2020 Mar 12;36(3):493-497.
  7. Banga J, Nizami S, Slim J, Nagarakanti S, Portilla M, Swaminathan S. Hepatitis C virus treatment response to ledipasvir/sofosbuvir among patients co-infected with HIV and HCV: Real world data in a black population. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Mar; 99(11):e19140.
  8. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E. Is Minocycline an Antiviral Agent? A Review of Current Literature. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2016 Jan; 118(1):4-8

Case Reports/ Images

  1. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E Coinfection of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Bordetella bronchiseptica Pneumonia in a Renal Transplant Patient. Cureus. 2021 Feb 3;13(2):e13113. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13113. PMID: 33728132; PMCID: PMC7935691.
  2. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E. Psoas Abscess Caused by Candida Glabrata: A Case Report. Cureus. 2020 Sep 23;12(9):e10614. doi: 10.7759/cureus.10614. PMID: 33123428; PMCID: PMC7584323.
  3. Grinberg S, Bishburg E, Nagarakanti SR Embolic Serratia aortic valve endocarditis IDCases. 2020 Sep 6;22:e00953. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2020.e00953. PMID: 33072515; PMCID: PMC7548978.
  4. Nagarakanti SR, Bishburg E, Grinberg S. Mastoiditis, Osteomyelitis, and Septic Arthritis of Temporomandibular Joint. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Jul 28:145561320944648. doi: 10.1177/0145561320944648. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32720812.
  5. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Hemophilus influenza and parainfluenza virus Pneumonia in a Patient with AIDS. Am J Case Rep. 2020 Jul 11; 21:e923132.
  6. Garg D, Madan N, Qaqish O, Nagarakanti S, Patel V. Pulmonary Toxoplasmosis Diagnosed on Transbronchial Lung Biopsy in a Mechanically Ventilated Patient. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 21; 2020:9710182.
  7. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Bapat A Adenovirus, Herpes Simplex Virus and Cytomegalovirus infection in a lung Transplant Recipient. IDCases. 2018 Feb 2;11:91-93.
  8. Hasan M, Bishburg E, Nagarakanti S Recurrent Cystoisospora belli in a patient with HTLV-1 infection. Case study ID Cases. 2017 Oct 24;10:122
  9. Bapat A, Bishburg E, Nagarakanti S. Herpes Simplex Virus, Cytomegalovirus, and Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia in a Treatment-Naive HIV-Positive Patient with Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: Case Report. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017 Jan 1:2325957417702488. doi: 10.1177/2325957417702488.
  10. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Brown M, A Rare Case of Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis due to Streptococcus mitis and Staphylococcus lugdunensis ; J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Sep;10(9):OD13-OD14. Epub 2016 Sep 1


  1. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Okoh A, Grinberg S, Suryadevara M Diagnostic yield of echocardiography in Coagulase negative Staphylococcus bacteremia, ID week virtual conference 2021
  2. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, George D, Ehlers K Impact of Telehealth in HIV Ambulatory Clinic during COVID-19 Pandemic ID week virtual conference 2021
  3. Grinberg S, Okoh A, Suryadevara M, Nagarakanti, S, Bishburg E The Utility of sequential echocardiograms in diagnosing coagulase negative Staphylococcus bacteremia endocarditis. ACC 2021
  4. S. Meledathu , J. Mathew , M. Jafri , L. Fakeye , S. Nagarakanti ,Brewing Pneumonia: An Atypical Case; Chest virtual conference 2020 ; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2020;201:A7374
  5. Cheng Y, Mohammed S, Okoh A, Lee ki, Raczek C, Krushna A, Cohen A, Nagarakanti S Association of Blood Type on Clinical Outcomes in Black/African Americans Hospitalized for COVID-19 Infection. American Society of Hematology virtual conference 2020
  6. Grinberg S, Nagarakanti S, Ma'ayah A,Tchao Y,Bishburg E Is Echocardiogram always indicated in Bacteremia? ID Week virtual conference 2020
  7. Nagarakanti S, Bapat A, Bishburg E; Cardiac Device Infection; Do We Follow the Guidelines? ID Week 2019, Washington DC
  8. Hasan M, Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E: Tandem Heart Associated Fevers- Does the Fever signify Infection? , ID Week 2019, Washington DC
  9. Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E, Bapat A. Cardiac Device Infection: Does the Device Need to be Extracted? ACC 2018, Oralndo , Fl.
  10. Banga JBA, Nizami S, Portilla M, Nagarakanti S, Slim J, Swaminathan S. Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Response to Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir among patients co-infected with HIV and HCV: Real World Data in a Black Population. ID Week 2017, San Diego, CA
  11. Hasan M, Grinberg S, Bishburg E, Nagarakanti S, Quintiliani S. What Does the Surgical Specimen Teach us? A Real Life Experience. ID Week 2017, San Diego, CA
  12. Bapat A, Nagarakanti S, Bishburg, E. Unique Transition of Perinatal HIV from Pediatric to Adult care. Mayo Clinic 14th Annual Infectious Diseases Fellows Forum Rochester, MN 2017
  13. Banga JBA, Nizami S, Portilla M, Nagarakanti S, Slim J, Swaminathan S. Hepatitis C virus treatment response to Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir among patients co-infected with HIV and HCV : Real world Date in a black population ( Preliminary Results)- AASLD Boston, 2016
  14. Assefa D, Grinberg S, Achu E, Nagarakanti S, Bishburg E. Empiric Acyclovir Use for Suspected Herpes Simplex Meningoencephalitis, How Are We Doing? ID Week 2016, New Orleans, LA.
  15. Patel A, Bishburg E, Nagarakanti S, Brown M, Gram-negative Ventricular Assist Device Infections Experience in a Tertiary Care Hospital. ID week 2015, San Diego, CA.
  16. Brown M, Bishburg E, Nagarakanti S, Divita M The Role of Procalcitonin in the Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections in Patients with Cardiac devices and Orthotopic Heart Transplant ID week 2015, San Diego, CA