Shai Ashkenazi

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Superior relative efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccine compared with inactivated influenza vaccine in young children with recurrent respiratory tract infections
    Shai Ashkenazi
    Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:870-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of educational intervention on antibiotic prescription practices for upper respiratory infections in children: a multicentre study
    Yaron Razon
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva 49202, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 56:937-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Candida endocarditis in neonates: report of five cases and review of the literature
    Itzhak Levy
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Mycoses 49:43-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of candidaemia in premature infants: comparison of three amphotericin B preparations
    Nehama Linder
    Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:663-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A antibodies among children's hospital staff
    Gilat Livni
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:618-22. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecthyma gangrenosum caused by disseminated Exserohilum in a child with leukemia: a case report and review of the literature
    Itzhak Levy
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:495-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between fever magnitude and serious bacterial infections in febrile infants less than two-months-old--a prospective study]
    Havatzelet Yarden-Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 148:752-5, 794. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics and evaluation scheme following febrile urinary tract infection in children: a nationwide Israeli survey
    Naama Fisch
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:677-82. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of subcutaneous tunneling for prevention of bacterial colonization of femoral central venous catheters in critically ill children
    Elhanan Nahum
    Unit of Pediatric Intensive Care, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1000-4. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral amphotericin B for the prevention of Candida bloodstream infection in critically ill children
    Josef Ben-Ari
    Intensive Care Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:115-8. 2006

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Superior relative efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccine compared with inactivated influenza vaccine in young children with recurrent respiratory tract infections
    Shai Ashkenazi
    Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:870-9. 2006
    ..This study compared the efficacy and safety of cold-adapted influenza vaccine, trivalent (CAIV-T) with trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) in young children with a history of recurrent respiratory tract infections (RTIs)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of educational intervention on antibiotic prescription practices for upper respiratory infections in children: a multicentre study
    Yaron Razon
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva 49202, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 56:937-40. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of an educational intervention on judicious antibiotic prescription for upper respiratory diseases in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Candida endocarditis in neonates: report of five cases and review of the literature
    Itzhak Levy
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Mycoses 49:43-8. 2006
    ..As the outcome of surgical and medical treatment are comparable, antifungal therapy alone may be a valid therapeutic option in high-risk cases...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of candidaemia in premature infants: comparison of three amphotericin B preparations
    Nehama Linder
    Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:663-7. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A antibodies among children's hospital staff
    Gilat Livni
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:618-22. 2002
    ..A safe and efficacious active HAV vaccine has been developed and licensed. The general recommendation is to vaccinate populations at increased occupational exposure to HAV...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecthyma gangrenosum caused by disseminated Exserohilum in a child with leukemia: a case report and review of the literature
    Itzhak Levy
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:495-7. 2003
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of ecthyma gangrenosum caused by Exserohilum spp. This case emphasizes the importance of prompt skin biopsy for early diagnosis and treatment of this life-threatening infection...
  7. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between fever magnitude and serious bacterial infections in febrile infants less than two-months-old--a prospective study]
    Havatzelet Yarden-Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 148:752-5, 794. 2009
    ..The evaluation and treatment of febrile infants below 2 months of age is inconsistent in hospitals in Israel. In some centers fever magnitude is considered to be one of the parameters that influence decision making as well as management...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics and evaluation scheme following febrile urinary tract infection in children: a nationwide Israeli survey
    Naama Fisch
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:677-82. 2009
    ..Although febrile urinary tract infections are very common in young children, the need for antimicrobial prophylaxis and evaluation following a first event is controversial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of subcutaneous tunneling for prevention of bacterial colonization of femoral central venous catheters in critically ill children
    Elhanan Nahum
    Unit of Pediatric Intensive Care, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1000-4. 2002
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous tunneling of short term, noncuffed CVCs for the prevention of CVC-related infections in critically ill children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral amphotericin B for the prevention of Candida bloodstream infection in critically ill children
    Josef Ben-Ari
    Intensive Care Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:115-8. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy of oral amphotericin B for the prevention of Candida bloodstream infection in the pediatric intensive care unit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of cold-adapted influenza vaccine-trivalent against community-acquired, culture-confirmed influenza in young children attending day care
    Timo Vesikari
    Tampere University Medical School FM3, Biokatu 10, 33520 Tampere, Finland
    Pediatrics 118:2298-312. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial susceptibility of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli
    Jihad Bishara
    Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:298-301. 2005
    ..The prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing organisms and their antimicrobial resistance patterns may vary between geographic areas...
  13. doi request reprint Are grunting respirations a sign of serious bacterial infection in children?
    Efraim Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics C, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 97:1086-9. 2008
    ..To assess the significance of grunting respirations in children and their potential association with serious bacterial infections, and to identify characteristics unique to this patient group...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Hospitalizations associated with rotavirus gastroenteritis in Israel--a retrospective study]
    Galia Grisaru-Soen
    Department of Pediatrics at Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 147:8-11, 96. 2008
    ..The study aimed to assess the hospitalizations due to rotavirus gastroenteritis in Israel and their characteristics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Concomitant administration of a virosome-adjuvanted hepatitis a vaccine with routine childhood vaccines at age twelve to fifteen months: a randomized controlled trial
    Ron Dagan
    Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:787-93. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [The severity and prolonged morbidity of community acquired pneumonia caused by group A Streptococcus]
    Sharon Aharoni
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Harefuah 141:957-9, 1010. 2002
    ..Accurate diagnosis is crucial for appropriate therapy, which is a prolonged i.v. course of penicillin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increased susceptibility to varicella-zoster virus among Israeli physicians and nurses born in the Middle-East region
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    J Occup Health 48:246-52. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that in spite of the high immunity among Israeli physicians and nurses in general, the implementation of small-scale vaccination programs aimed at workers from warmer and tropical areas, should be seriously considered...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk of exposure to hepatitis A virus among day-care workers in Israel: implications for preventive measures
    Tamar Peled
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Environ Health 57:332-6. 2002
    ..These results may imply that seronegative workers have a 2-fold chance of acquiring hepatitis A. Appropriate preventive measures should be considered, and active immunization of susceptible workers should be undertaken...
  19. ncbi request reprint Growing antimicrobial resistance of Shigella isolates
    Shai Ashkenazi
    Department of Paediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tiqva 49202, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 51:427-9. 2003
    ..00001), high resistance to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (94%) and ampicillin (85%) and emerging resistance to quinolones (0.5-2%). These data mandate local monitoring of resistance and its consideration in empirical therapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Non-Escherichia coli versus Escherichia coli community-acquired urinary tract infections in children hospitalized in a tertiary center: relative frequency, risk factors, antimicrobial resistance and outcome
    Nir Marcus
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:581-5. 2005
    ..Changes may have taken place in the characteristics and causative uropathogens of hospital-treated community-acquired UTI...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of hepatitis A prevention among health-care workers in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, POB 39040 Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 44:109-15. 2002
    ..Mass vaccination should be offered to all health care workers, aside from nurses 40+ years of age, once the active HA vaccine price is reduced to $23...