- Superior relative efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccine compared with inactivated influenza vaccine in young children with recurrent respiratory tract infectionsShai 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)...
- Effect of educational intervention on antibiotic prescription practices for upper respiratory infections in children: a multicentre studyYaron 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...
- Candida endocarditis in neonates: report of five cases and review of the literatureItzhak 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...
- Treatment of candidaemia in premature infants: comparison of three amphotericin B preparationsNehama Linder
Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
J Antimicrob Chemother 52:663-7. 2003....
- Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A antibodies among children's hospital staffGilat Livni
Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:618-22. 2002..Most children's hospital employees, especially pediatricians and other young (<40 years) employees, are seronegative and therefore susceptible to HAV. Vaccination of the high risk groups should be considered...
- Ecthyma gangrenosum caused by disseminated Exserohilum in a child with leukemia: a case report and review of the literatureItzhak 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...
- [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...
- Prophylactic antibiotics and evaluation scheme following febrile urinary tract infection in children: a nationwide Israeli surveyNaama 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...
- Efficacy of subcutaneous tunneling for prevention of bacterial colonization of femoral central venous catheters in critically ill childrenElhanan 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...
- Oral amphotericin B for the prevention of Candida bloodstream infection in critically ill childrenJosef 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..CONCLUSION: Prophylactic administration of oral amphotericin B may lead to a significant decrease in the rate of Candida bloodstream infection in ventilated pediatric intensive care unit patients...
- Safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of cold-adapted influenza vaccine-trivalent against community-acquired, culture-confirmed influenza in young children attending day careTimo Vesikari
Tampere University Medical School FM3, Biokatu 10, 33520 Tampere, Finland
Pediatrics 118:2298-312. 2006....
- Antibacterial susceptibility of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coliJihad 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...
- 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...
- [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...
- Concomitant administration of a virosome-adjuvanted hepatitis a vaccine with routine childhood vaccines at age twelve to fifteen months: a randomized controlled trialRon 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....
- [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...
- Increased susceptibility to varicella-zoster virus among Israeli physicians and nurses born in the Middle-East regionGabriel 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...
- Risk of exposure to hepatitis A virus among day-care workers in Israel: implications for preventive measuresTamar 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...
- Growing antimicrobial resistance of Shigella isolatesShai 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...
- 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 outcomeNir Marcus
Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:581-5. 2005..coli UTI, which is relatively common in this population. The defined risk factors associated with non-E. coli UTIs and its antimicrobial resistance patterns should be considered to improve empiric antibiotic therapy for these infections...
- Cost-utility analysis of hepatitis A prevention among health-care workers in IsraelGabriel 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...