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Susan D. Rouster

Principal Research Asst

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Sherman, Kenneth E; Kottilil, Shyam; Rouster, Susan D; Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Boyce, Ceejay L; Meeds, Heidi L; Terrault, Norah; Shata, M Tarek 2021. Hepatitis E Infection in a Longitudinal Cohort of HCV and HCV/HIV Coinfected Persons. AIDS research and human retroviruses, ,

Sherman, Kenneth E; Meeds, Heidi L; Rouster, Susan D; Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Hernandez, Jacqueline; Tamargo, Javier; Chen, Jun; Ehman, Richard L; Baum, Marianna 2021. Soluble CD163 Identifies Those at Risk for Increased Hepatic Inflammation & Fibrosis. Open forum infectious diseases, 8 6, ofab203

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Meeds, Heidi; Tamargo, Javier; Chen, Jun; Ehman, Richard; Baum, Marianna 2021. PNPLA3 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Prevalence and Association with Liver Disease in a Diverse Cohort of Persons Living with HIV. Biology, 10 3,

Tamargo, Javier A; Hernandez-Boyer, Jacqueline; Teeman, Colby; Martin, Haley R; Huang, Yongjun; Johnson, Angelique; Campa, Adriana; Martinez, Sabrina S; Li, Tan; Rouster, Susan D; Meeds, Heidi L; Sherman, Kenneth E; Baum, Marianna K 2021. Immune activation: A link between food insecurity and chronic disease in people living with HIV. The Journal of infectious diseases, ,

Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Rouster, Susan D; Kottilil, Shyam; Sherman, Kenneth E 2020. The enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF)-Index predicts hepatic fibrosis superior to FIB4 and APRI in HIV/HCV infected patients. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, ,

Sherman, Kenneth E; Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Ehman, Richard L; Rouster, Susan D; Campa, Adriana; Martinez, Sabrina Sales; Huang, Yongjun; Zarini, Gustavo G; Hernandez, Jacqueline; Teeman, Colby; Tamargo, Javier; Liu, Qingyun; Mandler, Raul; Baum, Marianna K 2020. Validation and Refinement of Noninvasive Methods to Assess Hepatic Fibrosis: Magnetic Resonance Elastography Versus Enhanced Liver Fibrosis Index. Digestive diseases and sciences, 65 4, 1252-1257

Blackard, Jason T; Kong, Ling; Rouster, Susan D; Karns, Rebekah; Horn, Paul S; Kottilil, Shyam; Shata, M Tarek; Sherman, Kenneth E 2019. CCR5 receptor antagonism inhibits hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication in vitro. PloS one, 14 10, e0224523

Hu, Ke-Qin; Cui, Wei; Rouster, Susan D; Sherman, Kenneth E 2019. Hepatitis C virus antigens enzyme immunoassay for one-step diagnosis of hepatitis C virus coinfection in human immunodeficiency virus infected individuals. World journal of hepatology, 11 5, 442-449

Shata, Mohamed Tarek M; Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Rouster, Susan D; Yu, Li; Liang, Meina; Song, Esther; Esser, Mark T; Shire, Norah; Sherman, Kenneth E 2019. HBV and HIV/HBV Infected Patients Have Distinct Immune Exhaustion and Apoptotic Serum Biomarker Profiles. Pathogens & immunity, 4 1, 39-65

Sherman, Kenneth E; Abdel-Hameed, Enass; Rouster, Susan D; Shata, Mohamed Tarek M; Blackard, Jason T; Safaie, Parham; Kroner, Barbara; Preiss, Liliana; Horn, Paul S; Kottilil, Shyam 2019. Improvement in Hepatic Fibrosis Biomarkers Associated With Chemokine Receptor Inactivation Through Mutation or Therapeutic Blockade. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 68 11, 1911-1918

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Kong, Ling X; Aliota, Matthew T; Blackard, Jason T; Dean, Gary E 2019. Zika virus replication and cytopathic effects in liver cells. PloS one, 14 3, e0214016

Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Rouster, Susan D; Boyce, Ceejay L; Zhang, Xiang; Biesiada, Jacek; Medvedovic, Mario; Sherman, Kenneth E 2018. Ultra-Deep Genomic Sequencing of HCV NS5A Resistance-Associated Substitutions in HCV/HIV Coinfected Patients. Digestive diseases and sciences, 63 3, 645-652

Safaie, Parham; Razeghi, Sanam; Rouster, Susan D; Privitera, Isaac; Sherman, Kenneth E 2018. Hepatitis D diagnostics:Utilization and testing in the United States. Virus research, 250 , 114-117

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Kang, Minhee; Umbleja, Triin; Sterling, Richard; Butt, Adeel A 2018. PNPLA3 Gene Polymorphisms in HCV/HIV-Coinfected Individuals. Digestive diseases and sciences, 63 11, 2969-2974

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Kong, Ling X; Shata, Tarek M; Archampong, Timothy; Kwara, Awewura; Aliota, Matthew T; Blackard, Jason T 2018. Zika Virus Exposure in an HIV-Infected Cohort in Ghana. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 78 5, e35-e38

Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Rouster, Susan D; Zhang, Xiang; Chen, Jing; Medvedovic, Mario; Goodman, Zachary D; Sherman, Kenneth E 2017. Characterization of HCV NS3 Protease Variants in HCV/HIV-Coinfected Patients by Ultra-Deep Sequence Analysis: Relationship with Hepatic Fibrosis. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 74 3, 353-358

Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Rouster, Susan D; Ji, Hong; Ulm, Ashley; Hetta, Helal F; Anwar, Nadeem; Sherman, Kenneth E; Shata, Mohamed Tarek M 2016. Evaluating the Role of Cellular Immune Responses in the Emergence of HCV NS3 Resistance Mutations During Protease Inhibitor Therapy. Viral immunology, 29 4, 252-8

Lyons, Michael S; Kunnathur, Vidhya A; Rouster, Susan D; Hart, Kimberly W; Sperling, Matthew I; Fichtenbaum, Carl J; Sherman, Kenneth E 2016. Prevalence of Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Hepatitis C in a Midwestern Urban Emergency Department. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 62 9, 1066-71

Mehta, Minesh; Hetta, Helal F; Abdel-Hameed, Enass A; Rouster, Susan D; Hossain, MdMonir; Mekky, Mohamed A; Khalil, Nasr K; Mohamed, Wegdan A; El-Feky, Mohamed A; Ahmed, Shabaan H; Daef, Enas A; El-Mokhtar, Mohamed A; Abdelwahab, Sayed F; Medhat, Ahmed; Sherman, Kenneth E; Shata, Mohamed Tarek M 2016. Association between IL28B rs12979860 single nucleotide polymorphism and the frequency of colonic Treg in chronically HCV-infected patients. Archives of virology, 161 11, 3161-9

Sherman, K E; Ke, R; Rouster, S D; Abdel-Hameed, E A; Park, C; Palascak, J; Perelson, A S 2016. Viral dynamic modelling of Hepatitis C and resistance-associated variants in haemophiliacs. Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 22 4, 543-8

Lin, M V; Charlton, A N; Rouster, S D; Zamor, P J; Sherman, K E 2014. Hepatitis C virus NS3 mutations in haemophiliacs. Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 20 5, 659-65

Sherman, K E; Terrault, N; Barin, B; Rouster, S D; Shata, M T 2014. Hepatitis E infection in HIV-infected liver and kidney transplant candidates. Journal of viral hepatitis, 21 8, e74-7

Sherman, Kenneth E; Guedj, Jeremie; Shata, Mohamed Tarek; Blackard, Jason T; Rouster, Susan D; Castro, Mario; Feinberg, Judith; Sterling, Richard K; Goodman, Zachary; Aronow, Bruce J; Perelson, Alan S 2014. Modulation of HCV replication after combination antiretroviral therapy in HCV/HIV co-infected patients. Science translational medicine, 6 246, 246ra98

Martin, C M; Welge, J A; Rouster, S D; Shata, M T; Sherman, K E; Blackard, J T 2012. Mutations associated with occult hepatitis B virus infection result in decreased surface antigen expression in vitro. Journal of viral hepatitis, 19 10, 716-23

Blackard, Jason T; Ma, Gang; Martin, Christina M; Rouster, Susan D; Shata, M Tarek; Sherman, Kenneth E 2011. HIV variability in the liver and evidence of possible compartmentalization. AIDS research and human retroviruses, 27 10, 1117-26

Martin, C M; Welge, J A; Shire, N J; Rouster, S D; Shata, M T; Sherman, K E; Blackard, J T 2010. Genomic variability associated with the presence of occult hepatitis B virus in HIV co-infected individuals. Journal of viral hepatitis, 17 8, 588-97

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Stanford, Sandra; Blackard, Jason T; Shire, Norah; Koziel, Margaret; Peters, Marion; Chung, Raymond T 2010. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) quasispecies complexity and selection in HCV/HIV-coinfected subjects treated with interferon-based regimens. The Journal of infectious diseases, 201 5, 712-9

Atiq, Muslim; Shire, Norah J; Barrett, Anna; Rouster, Susan D; Sherman, Kenneth E; Shata, Mohamed T 2009. Hepatitis E virus antibodies in patients with chronic liver disease. Emerging infectious diseases, 15 3, 479-81

Blackard, Jason T; Rouster, Susan D; Nady, Soad; Galal, Gehan; Marzuuk, Naglaa; Rafaat, Marwaa M; Daef, Enas; El Din, Salwa Seif; Purcell, Robert H; Emerson, Suzanne U; Sherman, Kenneth E; Shata, M Tarek 2009. Genotypic characterization of symptomatic hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections in Egypt. Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, 46 2, 140-4

Shire, Norah J; Rouster, Susan D; Stanford, Sandra D; Blackard, Jason T; Martin, Christina M; Fichtenbaum, Carl J; Sherman, Kenneth E 2007. The prevalence and significance of occult hepatitis B virus in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 44 3, 309-14

Shire, Norah J; Horn, Paul S; Rouster, Susan D; Stanford, Sandra; Eyster, M Elaine; Sherman, Kenneth E 2006. HCV kinetics, quasispecies, and clearance in treated HCV-infected and HCV/HIV-1-coinfected patients with hemophilia. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 44 5, 1146-57

Qin, Hongxing; Shire, Norah J; Keenan, Erica D; Rouster, Susan D; Eyster, M Elaine; Goedert, James J; Koziel, Margaret James; Sherman, Kenneth E 2005. HCV quasispecies evolution: association with progression to end-stage liver disease in hemophiliacs infected with HCV or HCV/HIV. Blood, 105 2, 533-41

Sherman, Kenneth E; Shire, Norah J; Cernohous, Paul; Rouster, Susan D; Omachi, Janice H; Brun, Scott; Da Silva, Barbara 2005. Liver injury and changes in hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA load associated with protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy for treatment-naive HCV-HIV-coinfected patients: lopinavir-ritonavir versus nelfinavir. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 41 8, 1186-95

Sherman, Kenneth E; Shire, Norah J; Rouster, Susan D; Peters, Marion G; James Koziel, Margaret; Chung, Raymond T; Horn, Paul S 2005. Viral kinetics in hepatitis C or hepatitis C/human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. Gastroenterology, 128 2, 313-27

Keenan, Erica D; Rouster, Susan D; Shire, Norah J; Horn, Paul S; Sherman, Kenneth E 2004. Complexity and diversity of hepatitis C virus RNA in african americans and whites: analysis of the envelope-coding domain. The Journal of infectious diseases, 190 3, 511-4

Morelli, Michael S; Rouster, Susan D; Giannella, Ralph A; Sherman, Kenneth E 2004. Clinical application of polymerase chain reaction to diagnose Clostridium difficile in hospitalized patients with diarrhea. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, 2 8, 669-74

Shire, Norah J; Rouster, Susan D; Rajicic, Natasa; Sherman, Kenneth E 2004. Occult hepatitis B in HIV-infected patients. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 36 3, 869-75

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Chung, Raymond T; Rajicic, Natasa 2002. Hepatitis C Virus prevalence among patients infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: a cross-sectional analysis of the US adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 34 6, 831-7

Sherman, Kenneth E; Rouster, Susan D; Horn, Paul S 2002. Comparison of methodologies for quantification of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA in patients coinfected with HCV and human immunodeficiency virus. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 35 4, 482-7

Sherman, K E; Rouster, S D; Feinberg, J 2001. Prevalence and genotypic variability of TTV in HIV-infected patients. Digestive diseases and sciences, 46 11, 2401-7

Zucker, S D; Qin, X; Rouster, S D; Yu, F; Green, R M; Keshavan, P; Feinberg, J; Sherman, K E 2001. Mechanism of indinavir-induced hyperbilirubinemia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 98 22, 12671-6

Sherman, K E; Rouster, S D; Mendenhall, C; Thee, D 1999. Hepatitis cRNA quasispecies complexity in patients with alcoholic liver disease. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 30 1, 265-70

Li, X; Grossman, C J; Mendenhall, C L; Hurtubise, P; Rouster, S D; Roselle, G A; Gartside, P 1998. Host response to mycobacterial infection in the alcoholic rat: male and female dimorphism. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.), 16 3, 207-12

Sherman, K E; Mendenhall, C; Thee, D L; O'Brien, J; Rouster, S D 1997. Hepatitis C serotypes in nonalcoholic and alcoholic patients. Digestive diseases and sciences, 42 11, 2285-91

Mendenhall, C L; Roos, F; Moritz, T E; Roselle, G A; Chedid, A; Grossman, C J; Rouster, S D; Bennett, G L; Lake, J R 1996. Human hepatocyte growth factor in alcoholic liver disease: a comparison with change in alpha-fetoprotein. Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group 275. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 20 9, 1625-30

Hertelendy, Z I; Mendenhall, C L; Rouster, S D; Marshall, L; Weesner, R 1993. Biochemical and clinical effects of aspartame in patients with chronic, stable alcoholic liver disease. The American journal of gastroenterology, 88 5, 737-43

Mendenhall, C L; Rouster, S D; Grossman, C J; Roselle, G A; Ghosn, S; Gartside, P 1993. The impact of age on alcohol toxicity in the rat. Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire), 28 6, 675-85

Mendenhall, C L; Rouster, S D; Roselle, G A; Grossman, C J; Ghosn, S; Gartside, P 1993. Impact of chronic alcoholism on the aging rat: changes in nutrition, liver composition, and mortality. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 17 4, 847-53

Mendenhall, C L; Seeff, L; Diehl, A M; Ghosn, S J; French, S W; Gartside, P S; Rouster, S D; Buskell-Bales, Z; Grossman, C J; Roselle, G A 1991. Antibodies to hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus in alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis: their prevalence and clinical relevance. The VA Cooperative Study Group (No. 119) Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 14 4 Pt 1, 581-9

Mendenhall, C L; Grossman, C J; Roselle, G A; Ghosn, S; Gartside, P S; Rouster, S D; Chalasani, P V; Schmitt, G; Martin, K; Lamping, K 1990. Host response to mycobacterial infection in the alcoholic rat. Gastroenterology, 99 6, 1723-6

Mendenhall, C L; Roselle, G A; Grossman, C J; Rouster, S D; Weesner, R E 1986. False positive tests for HTLV-III antibodies in alcoholic patients with hepatitis. The New England journal of medicine, 314 14, 921-2

Morgan, D D; Mendenhall, C L; Bobst, A M; Rouster, S D 1985. Incorporation of the spin trap DMPO into cultured fetal mouse liver cells. Photochemistry and photobiology, 42 1, 93-4

Mendenhall, C L; Theus, S A; Roselle, G A; Grossman, C J; Rouster, S D . Biphasic in vivo immune function after low- versus high-dose alcohol consumption. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.), 14 3, 255-60