Ari Bitnun

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids, glucose homeostasis and abdominal adipose tissue distribution in protease inhibitor-treated and naive HIV-infected children
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of aInfectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    AIDS 17:1319-27. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in protease inhibitor-treated and -naive human immunodeficiency virus-infected children
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:168-74. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infection in Toronto children: a second look
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:97-101. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Natural history of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza infection in healthy pediatric outpatients
    Michael Hawkes
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Acad Pediatr 11:66-74. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Congenital transmission of human immunodeficiency virus, cytomegalovirus, and toxoplasmosis in a premature infant
    Darrell H S Tan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1129-31. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation and CD4 count in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Spenta Kakalia
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 159:951-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Use of newer antiretroviral agents, darunavir and etravirine with or without raltegravir, in pregnancy: a report of two cases
    Denise Jaworsky
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Antivir Ther 15:677-80. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Acute childhood encephalitis and encephalopathy associated with influenza: a prospective 11-year review
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:390-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of short-term withdrawal of i.v. immunoglobulin therapy for selected children with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Galia Grisaru-Soen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Int 49:972-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric Epstein-Barr virus-associated encephalitis: 10-year review
    Asif Doja
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 21:384-91. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids, glucose homeostasis and abdominal adipose tissue distribution in protease inhibitor-treated and naive HIV-infected children
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of aInfectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    AIDS 17:1319-27. 2003
    ..To determine the extent and degree of abnormalities of serum lipids, glucose homeostasis and abdominal adipose tissue distribution in protease inhibitor (PI)-treated and PI-naive HIV-infected children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in protease inhibitor-treated and -naive human immunodeficiency virus-infected children
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:168-74. 2005
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infection in Toronto children: a second look
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:97-101. 2009
    ..This report provides an update on pediatric severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infections in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that includes microbiological findings...
  4. doi request reprint Natural history of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza infection in healthy pediatric outpatients
    Michael Hawkes
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Acad Pediatr 11:66-74. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Congenital transmission of human immunodeficiency virus, cytomegalovirus, and toxoplasmosis in a premature infant
    Darrell H S Tan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1129-31. 2009
    ..However, subsequent tests showed cerebral calcifications, bilateral chorioretinitis, antitoxoplasma IgM antibody, and Toxoplasma gondii DNA in the cerebrospinal fluid by polymerase chain reaction...
  6. doi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation and CD4 count in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Spenta Kakalia
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 159:951-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate, in a randomized fashion, the impact of vitamin D supplementation on CD4 count and measures of vitamin D homeostasis in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  7. doi request reprint Use of newer antiretroviral agents, darunavir and etravirine with or without raltegravir, in pregnancy: a report of two cases
    Denise Jaworsky
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Antivir Ther 15:677-80. 2010
    ..However, data on their safety and efficacy in preventing vertical transmission are limited...
  8. doi request reprint Acute childhood encephalitis and encephalopathy associated with influenza: a prospective 11-year review
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:390-5. 2008
    ..Influenza virus infection has been associated with a variety of neurologic complications. The objective of this study was to evaluate prospectively the role of influenza viruses in acute childhood encephalitis/encephalopathy (ACE)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of short-term withdrawal of i.v. immunoglobulin therapy for selected children with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Galia Grisaru-Soen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Int 49:972-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper was to determine whether monthly i.v. immunoglobulin (IVIG) could be safely discontinued in antiretroviral-treated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric Epstein-Barr virus-associated encephalitis: 10-year review
    Asif Doja
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 21:384-91. 2006
    ..Most children make full recoveries, but residual neurologic sequelae and even death can and do occur...
  11. pmc Should a hospitalized child receive empiric treatment with acyclovir?
    Dina M Kulik
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ital J Pediatr 38:72. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint A national review of vertical HIV transmission
    John C Forbes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS 26:757-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this analysis is to describe the surveillance programme used, rate of vertical HIV transmission and changing epidemiology of HIV-affected pregnancies in Canada...
  13. doi request reprint Influenza-associated encephalopathy with elevated antibody titers to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza
    Nisha Thampi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Child Neurol 26:501-6. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Invasive aspergillosis in cystic fibrosis: a fatal case in an adolescent and review of the literature
    Joanna Massam
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:178-80. 2011
    ..The patient developed fatal disseminated aspergillosis in the absence of any preexisting risk factors after a short course of intravenous corticosteroid treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Children hospitalized with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related illness in Toronto
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 112:e261. 2003
    ..We describe the clinical, laboratory, and epidemiologic features of children who were admitted to the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, with a presumptive diagnosis of suspect or probable SARS...
  16. doi request reprint Idiopathic suppurative pylephlebitis: interventional radiological diagnosis and management
    Conor O Bogue
    Division of Image Guided Therapy, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:1304-7. 2009
    ..Our aim is to increase the awareness of this entity and stress the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Family matters: a twelve-year-old male with respiratory symptoms, cachexia and clubbing
    Joanna E MacLean
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:739-42. 2006
    ..This report highlights a rare presentation and complication of HIV in children and emphasizes the importance of cultural competency when approaching children and families from different cultural backgrounds...
  18. doi request reprint Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial utilization in the cardiac and pediatric critical care unit
    Ekaterina Blinova
    Department of Pharmacy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e280-8. 2013
    ..To assess the appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing according to clinical and microbiological findings, Infectious Disease Consult recommendations, and formulary guidelines...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Innocent Bystander or a True Cause of Central Nervous System Disease?
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 12:282-90. 2010
    ..pneumoniae-associated CNS disease should be based on a combination of positive tests and exclusion of alternative diagnoses...
  20. doi request reprint Bacterial endocarditis in a child presenting with acute arterial ischemic stroke: should thrombolytic therapy be absolutely contraindicated?
    Marilyn Tan
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:151-4. 2009
    ..We believe that thrombolytic therapy contributed to a favorable outcome in our patient and may be safe in selected patients with childhood IE-related acute ischemic stroke...
  21. doi request reprint Neuroimaging findings in isoniazid central nervous system toxicity, presumed intramyelinic edema
    Michael Hawkes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 12:512-5. 2008
    ..We postulate that these imaging findings were the result of intramyelinic edema, previously described in experimental animal models of isoniazid toxicity...
  22. doi request reprint Perinatal exposure to antiretroviral therapy is associated with increased blood mitochondrial DNA levels and decreased mitochondrial gene expression in infants
    Helene C F Cote
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 198:851-9. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): chest radiographic features in children
    Paul S Babyn
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 34:47-58. 2004
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a recently recognized condition of viral origin associated with substantial morbidity and mortality rates in adults. Little information is available on its radiologic manifestations in children...
  24. pmc Failure to prevent perinatal HIV infection
    Ari Bitnun
    CMAJ 166:904-5. 2002