Rodica Gilca

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Distribution and clinical impact of human respiratory syncytial virus genotypes in hospitalized children over 2 winter seasons
    Rodica Gilca
    Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Infect Dis 193:54-8. 2006
  2. pmc Trends of hepatitis A hospitalization and risk factors in Quebec, Canada, between 1990 and 2003
    Magalie Canuel
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 7:31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use in children is not influenced by the result of rapid antigen detection test for the respiratory syncytial virus
    Roseline Thibeault
    Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Clin Virol 39:169-74. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiological patterns and hospital characteristics associated with increased incidence of Clostridium difficile infection in Quebec, Canada, 1998-2006
    Rodica Gilca
    Direction des Risques Biologiques et de la Santé au Travail, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:939-47. 2010
  5. pmc The changing epidemiology of meningococcal disease in Quebec, Canada, 1991-2011: potential implications of emergence of new strains
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e50659. 2012
  6. pmc Seasonal variations in Clostridium difficile infections are associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus activity independently of antibiotic prescriptions: a time series analysis in Quebec, Canada
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:639-46. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of pandemic H1N1 vaccine against influenza-related hospitalization in children
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:e1084-91. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization and severe outcomes of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in Quebec, Canada
    Rodica Gilca
    Quebec National Institute of Public Health, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 5:247-55. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The need for validation of statistical methods for estimating respiratory virus-attributable hospitalization
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, PQ, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:925-36. 2009
  10. pmc Human bocavirus infections in hospitalized children and adults
    Jean Longtin
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:217-21. 2008

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Distribution and clinical impact of human respiratory syncytial virus genotypes in hospitalized children over 2 winter seasons
    Rodica Gilca
    Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Infect Dis 193:54-8. 2006
    ..Group A and genotype GA2 strains were associated with greater severity of hRSV disease than were group B strains...
  2. pmc Trends of hepatitis A hospitalization and risk factors in Quebec, Canada, between 1990 and 2003
    Magalie Canuel
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 7:31. 2007
    ..This study estimated the year and age specific hospitalization rates and distribution of risk factors for HA in Quebec, Canada, between 1990 and 2003...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use in children is not influenced by the result of rapid antigen detection test for the respiratory syncytial virus
    Roseline Thibeault
    Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Clin Virol 39:169-74. 2007
    ..Rapid antigen detection test (RADT) for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is widely used in children hospitalized with acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI), but its influence on antibiotic (AB) use is uncertain...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiological patterns and hospital characteristics associated with increased incidence of Clostridium difficile infection in Quebec, Canada, 1998-2006
    Rodica Gilca
    Direction des Risques Biologiques et de la Santé au Travail, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:939-47. 2010
    ..To explore epidemiological patterns of the incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and hospital characteristics associated with increased incidence during nonepidemic and epidemic years...
  5. pmc The changing epidemiology of meningococcal disease in Quebec, Canada, 1991-2011: potential implications of emergence of new strains
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e50659. 2012
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  6. pmc Seasonal variations in Clostridium difficile infections are associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus activity independently of antibiotic prescriptions: a time series analysis in Quebec, Canada
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:639-46. 2012
    ..This association was observed at an aggregated level and may be indicative of other phenomena occurring during wintertime...
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of pandemic H1N1 vaccine against influenza-related hospitalization in children
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:e1084-91. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization and severe outcomes of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in Quebec, Canada
    Rodica Gilca
    Quebec National Institute of Public Health, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 5:247-55. 2011
    ..Risk factors associated with hospitalization were assessed by comparing hospitalized to community cases and for ICU admission or death through comparison with hospitalized cases...
  9. doi request reprint The need for validation of statistical methods for estimating respiratory virus-attributable hospitalization
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, PQ, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:925-36. 2009
    ..Until these methods are validated, their methodological limitations should be made explicit and proxy estimates used cautiously in guiding public policy...
  10. pmc Human bocavirus infections in hospitalized children and adults
    Jean Longtin
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:217-21. 2008
    ..Two clades of HBoV were identified. The pathogenic role of HBoV in RTIs is uncertain because it was frequently detected in symptomatic and asymptomatic children and was commonly found with other viruses in symptomatic children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Infections by human coronavirus-NL in hospitalized children
    Guy Boivin
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec and Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1045-8. 2005
    ..Little information is available on the incidence, clinical manifestations and epidemiologic features of HCoV-NL infections...
  12. doi request reprint Antibody persistence and response to 2010-2011 trivalent influenza vaccine one year after a single dose of 2009 AS03-adjuvanted pandemic H1N1 vaccine in children
    Vladimir Gilca
    Quebec Public Health Institute, Canada
    Vaccine 30:35-41. 2011
    ..In 2009, several countries used the ASO3-adjuvanted pandemic A/H1N1 vaccine. We assessed the persistence of antibody and the priming induced by a single paediatric dose of this vaccine in children...
  13. pmc Human metapneumovirus infections in hospitalized children
    Guy Boivin
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:634-40. 2003
    ..HMPV is an important cause of illness in young children with a similar, although less severe, clinical presentation to that of HRSV...
  14. pmc School absenteeism as an adjunct surveillance indicator: experience during the second wave of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic in Quebec, Canada
    Christelle Aïcha Kom Mogto
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e34084. 2012
    ..A school absenteeism surveillance system was implemented in the province of Quebec, Canada during the second wave of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. This paper compares this surveillance approach with other available indicators...