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Edward Bottone

  • PROFESSOR EMERITUS Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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  • City College of New York

  • M.S., Wagner College

  • Ph.D., St. John's University


    Dr. Bottone is a consultative Microbiologist. His area of research is focused on analyzing clinically derived bacterial and fungal isolates with unusual clinical correlations.


Detection and characterization of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aereus.


Bottone EJ, Peluso RA. Bacillus pumilis active against Mucor and Asperigillus species: Preliminary report. J. Med Microbiol 2003; 52: 69-74.

Bottone EJ, Cheng M, Hymes S. Ineffectiveness of handwashing with lotion soap to remove nosocomial bacterial pathogens persisting on fingertips: A major link in their intrahospital spread. Infect Ctrl. Hospit Epidemiol 2004; 25: 262-264.

Stebbins W, Krishtul A, Bottone EJ, Cohen S. Cutaneous adiaspiromycosis: a distinct dermatologic entity associated with Chrysosporium species. J. Am. Acad.Dermatol 2004;: S185-S189.

Bottone EJ, Cho K. Mycobacterium chelonei keratitis: elucidation of diagnosis. Cornea 2005; 24: 356-358.

Caplivski D, Salama C, Huprikar S, Bottone EJ. Disseminated histoplasmosis in five immunosuppressed patients: clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic perspectives. Rev. Med. Microbiol 2005; 16: 1-7.

Epstein SP, Bottone EJ, Asbell PA. Susceptibility testing of clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to levofloxin, moxifloxacin, and gatifloxacin. Eye and Contact 2006; 32: 240-244.

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