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Carlos E. Figueroa Castro MD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Infectious Disease
Program: Administration


I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Research Experience

  • Infection Control
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Communicable Diseases
  • Endocarditis
  • HIV
  • Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Database
  • Medical Informatics
  • Programming Languages
  • Leadership Positions

  • Infection Control
  • Publications (10)

  • 1409. Pulmonary Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium Infection (PNTMI) and COVID-19: Characterization of the National COVID Collaborative Cohort (N3C). (Figueroa Castro CE, Hersh W) Open Forum Infectious Diseases Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 November:8(Supp 1), Pages S788–S789 12/04/2021    
  • Clinical Characterization and Prediction of Clinical Severity of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among US Adults Using Data From the US National COVID Cohort Collaborative. (Bennett TD, Moffitt RA, Hajagos JG, Amor B, Anand A, Bissell MM, Bradwell KR, Bremer C, Byrd JB, Denham A, DeWitt PE, Gabriel D, Garibaldi BT, Girvin AT, Guinney J, Hill EL, Hong SS, Jimenez H, Kavuluru R, Kostka K, Lehmann HP, Levitt E, Mallipattu SK, Manna A, McMurry JA, Morris M, Muschelli J, Neumann AJ, Palchuk MB, Pfaff ER, Qian Z, Qureshi N, Russell S, Spratt H, Walden A, Williams AE, Wooldridge JT, Yoo YJ, Zhang XT, Zhu RL, Austin CP, Saltz JH, Gersing KR, Haendel MA, Chute CG, National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Consortium) JAMA Netw Open 2021 07 01;4(7):e2116901 PMID: 34255046 PMCID: PMC8278272 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85109851689 07/14/2021       22 Citations
  • Immediate impact of healthcare-facility-onset Clostridium difficile laboratory-identified events reporting methodology change on standardized infection ratios. (Figueroa Castro CE, Palen L, Johnson C, Graham MB, Letzer D, Ledeboer N, Buchan B, Block T, Seliger H, Singh S, Behrens E, Huerta S, Munoz-Price LS) Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 12;39(12):1484-1486 PMID: 30348236 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055537816 10/24/2018       1 Citation
  • Elizabethkingia anophelis: Clinical Experience of an Academic Health System in Southeastern Wisconsin. (Figueroa Castro CE, Johnson C, Williams M, VanDerSlik A, Graham MB, Letzer D, Ledeboer N, Buchan BW, Block T, Borlaug G, Munoz-Price LS) Open Forum Infect Dis 2017;4(4):ofx251 PMID: 29308406 PMCID: PMC5751080 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056804311 01/09/2018       16 Citations
  • Use of 16s rRNA gene sequencing to identify a case of Pediococcus parvulus bacteremia in a patient with metastatic testicular cancer (Figueroa Castro CE, Knezetic JA, Cavalieri SJ) Laboratory Medicine February 2010;41(2):93-95 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77951941937 02/01/2010       2 Citations
  • Use of 16s rRNA Gene Sequencing to Identify a Case of Pediococcus parvulus Bacteremia in a Patient with Metastatic Testicular Cancer (Figueroa Castro CE, Knezetic JA, Cavalieri SJ) LabMedicine LabMedicine 2010;41:93-95 09/09/2009    
  • Citrobacter koseri Endocarditis in a Patient Undergoing Hemodialysis: Case Report and Review of the Literature (Figueroa Castro CE, Smith PW) Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice Infect Dis Clin Practice 2009;17:198-200 05/01/2009    
  • Vascular access-related infections in HIV patients undergoing hemodialysis: case description and literature review. (Castro CE, Madariaga MG) Braz J Infect Dis 2008 Dec;12(6):531-5 PMID: 19287844 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-65549160919 03/17/2009       5 Citations
  • Book Review: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) protocols (Figueroa Castro CE) Shock Shock 2008;30:338 09/01/2008    
  • Proceedings from the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians (Figueroa Castro CE) Wisconsin Medical Journal Wis Med J 2007;106:412 10/01/2007    
  • Last update: 05/13/2022