Disclosure: Isaam Raad is a member of the speakers bureau of Cook Medical Inc, Bloomington, IN, and receives royalties as a coinventor on patents licensed to American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MN; Cook Medical Inc; and TYRX Inc, Monmouth, NJ.
The authors work in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Roy Borchardt is a physician assistant and the department editor. Issam Raad is department chair and the Gerald P. Bodey Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Department of Infectious Diseases.