P Yagupsky

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Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Laboratory exposures to brucellae and implications for bioterrorism
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1180-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of novel fluoroquinolones against Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from children with acute otitis media
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Chemotherapy 47:354-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Early onset pneumococcal sepsis in children hospitalized for noninfectious life-threatening events
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:1092-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of gonorrhea in Israel associated with countrywide dissemination of a ciprofloxacin-resistant strain
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:368-72. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of nontyphi Salmonella bacteremia among children living in southern Israel
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Infect Dis 6:94-7. 2002
  6. pmc Epidemiological features of invasive Kingella kingae infections and respiratory carriage of the organism
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4180-4. 2002
  7. pmc Use of the BACTEC MYCO/F LYTIC medium for detection of Brucella melitensis bacteremia
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2207-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Kingella kingae: from medical rarity to an emerging paediatric pathogen
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:358-67. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Unsuspected Kingella kingae infections in afebrile children with mild skeletal symptoms: the importance of blood cultures
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Centrer, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 163:563-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Kingella kingae infections of the skeletal system in children: diagnosis and therapy
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Soroka University Medical Center, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2:787-94. 2004

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  1. pmc Laboratory exposures to brucellae and implications for bioterrorism
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1180-5. 2005
    ..Inadvertent exposures to brucellae in the clinical laboratory indicate a widespread lack of preparedness to cope with eventual biologic threats involving use of the organism...
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of novel fluoroquinolones against Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from children with acute otitis media
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Chemotherapy 47:354-8. 2001
    ..These drugs may be of potential benefit for the treatment of pneumococcal otitis media, including infections caused by organisms resistant to conventional drugs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early onset pneumococcal sepsis in children hospitalized for noninfectious life-threatening events
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:1092-4. 2001
    ..In populations with high carriage rates of S. pneumoniae, critically ill children appear to be at increased risk of pneumococcal sepsis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of gonorrhea in Israel associated with countrywide dissemination of a ciprofloxacin-resistant strain
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:368-72. 2002
    ..Since fluoroquinolone-resistant gonococci may emerge and disseminate extensively over a short period of time, continuous surveillance of antibiotic susceptibility among gonococcal isolates should be performed to guide empiric therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of nontyphi Salmonella bacteremia among children living in southern Israel
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Infect Dis 6:94-7. 2002
    ..To determine if the epidemiology of Salmonella gastroenteritis and childhood bacteremia among the two ethnic populations (Jews and Bedouins) living in southern Israel has changed in recent years...
  6. pmc Epidemiological features of invasive Kingella kingae infections and respiratory carriage of the organism
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4180-4. 2002
    ..Viral infections and other yet-to-be-defined cofactors may play a role in the causation of invasive K. kingae infections...
  7. pmc Use of the BACTEC MYCO/F LYTIC medium for detection of Brucella melitensis bacteremia
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2207-8. 2004
    ..4 +/- 46.7 h) was significantly longer than that with the combined comparator media (65.5 +/- 18.9 h, P = 0.004)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Kingella kingae: from medical rarity to an emerging paediatric pathogen
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:358-67. 2004
    ..To optimise the recovery of K kingae, inoculation of synovial fluid specimens into blood culture vials is strongly recommended...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unsuspected Kingella kingae infections in afebrile children with mild skeletal symptoms: the importance of blood cultures
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Centrer, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 163:563-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Kingella kingae infections of the skeletal system in children: diagnosis and therapy
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Soroka University Medical Center, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2:787-94. 2004
    ..This review details the bacteriological features and detection methods of this pathogen, as well as the epidemiology, clinical presentation, treatment and prognosis of septic arthritis, osteomyelitis and diskitis caused by the organism...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization and immunogenicity of Kingella kingae outer-membrane proteins
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 43:45-50. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that OMPs of K. kingae are highly conserved but suggest that some epitopes are polymorphic, resulting in a variable pattern of immune response...
  12. ncbi request reprint Selection of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in the community
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:974-6. 2006
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  13. pmc Use of BACTEC 9240 blood culture system for detection of Brucella melitensis in synovial fluid
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 39:738-9. 2001
    ..14%) were positive for Brucella melitensis. A single culture, harboring 1.3 CFU of viable organisms per ml, was missed by the instrument. All 14 positive BACTEC cultures were detected within 3 to 7 days...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Kingella kingae skeletal system infections in children in daycare
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:526-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the investigation of an outbreak of one culture-proven and two presumptive cases of Kingella kingae osteomyelitis detected within a 15-day period in a daycare center in Israel...
  15. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 in a closed community in southern Israel
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 30:319-21. 2000
    ..Polysaccharide vaccine may be helpful in terminating pneumococcal outbreaks but may not affect pneumococcal carriage...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bacteriologic efficacy of a three-day intramuscular ceftriaxone regimen in nonresponsive acute otitis media
    E Leibovitz
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:1126-31. 1998
    ..To determine the bacteriologic efficacy of ceftriaxone in nonresponsive acute otitis media in children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal colonization during the first days of antibiotic treatment in pediatric patients
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:880-5. 1998
    ..To date no studies have evaluated early dynamics of pneumococcal NP carriage during antibiotic treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impaired bacteriologic response to oral cephalosporins in acute otitis media caused by pneumococci with intermediate resistance to penicillin
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 15:980-5. 1996
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Reduction of nasopharyngeal carriage of pneumococci during the second year of life by a heptavalent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit and Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Infect Dis 174:1271-8. 1996
    ..14%, P = .042). Conjugate pneumococcal vaccines may reduce spread of pneumococci in the community...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance and impact on mortality of extended-spectrum beta lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates in nosocomial bacteremia
    G Menashe
    Infectious Disease Institute, Soroka Medical Center and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:188-93. 2001
    ..The in-hospital mortality rate did not differ between patients infected with ESBL producers and those infected by non-ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae species [13/26 (50%) and 11/29 (38%), respectively] (p > 0.5)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Early eradication of pathogens from middle ear fluid during antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media is associated with improved clinical outcome
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:776-82. 1998
    ..To determine the relation between early bacteriologic eradication and clinical outcome of acute otitis media (AOM) in infants and young children treated with various antibiotics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nasopharyngeal carriage of multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in institutionalized HIV-infected and HIV-negative children in northeastern Romania
    E Leibovitz
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Infect Dis 3:211-5. 1999
    ..The study compared nasopharyngeal carriage of resistant pneumoniae in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive and -seronegative children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic-resistant pneumococci carried by young children do not appear to disseminate to adult members of a closed community
    A Borer
    Infectious Disease Institute, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva 84101, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 33:436-44. 2001
    ....
  24. pmc High prevalence of Kingella kingae in joint fluid from children with septic arthritis revealed by the BACTEC blood culture system
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 30:1278-81. 1992
    ..The BACTEC blood culture system enhances the recovery of K. kingae from joint fluid and improves bacteriologic diagnosis of pediatric septic arthritis...
  25. pmc Bacteriologic efficacies of oral azithromycin and oral cefaclor in treatment of acute otitis media in infants and young children
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:43-50. 2000
    ..influenzae. It is proposed that susceptibility breakpoints for H. influenzae should be considerably lower than the current ones for both cefaclor and azithromycin for AOM caused by H. influenzae...
  26. ncbi request reprint Microbiological spectrum and susceptibility patterns of pathogens causing bacteraemia in paediatric febrile neutropenic oncology patients: comparison between two consecutive time periods with use of different antibiotic treatment protocols
    D Greenberg
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:469-73. 2005
    ..All beta-lactamase producing organisms were susceptible to piperacillin/tazobactam and initial empirical therapy with piperacillin/tazobactam was more appropriate than ceftazidime to cover most of the pathogens causing bacteraemia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Respiratory carriage of Kingella kingae among healthy children
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 14:673-8. 1995
    ..kingae infection. The prevalence of pharyngeal carriage among surgical patients was 8.0%, and the organism was not isolated from any of the infants younger than 6 months attending the well-baby-care clinic...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reduction of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage in early infancy after immunization with tetravalent pneumococcal vaccines conjugated to either tetanus toxoid or diphtheria toxoid
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:1060-4. 1997
    ..Pneumococcal nasopharyngeal colonization is important for transmission of the organisms. We assessed the ability of two tetravalent conjugate vaccines administered in early infancy to prevent carriage of vaccine-related pneumococci...
  29. ncbi request reprint The bacteriology of the nasopharynx in childhood
    A Leiberman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 49:S151-3. 1999
    ..Preliminary studies show that conjugate pneumococcal vaccine might reduce the nasopharyngeal pneumococcal carriage in general, and of resistant organisms in particular...
  30. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and epidemiology of invasive Kingella kingae infections in southern Israel
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatrics 92:800-4. 1993
    ..To characterize the clinical spectrum and epidemiology of invasive Kingella kingae infections in children living in southern Israel...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bacteriologic and clinical efficacy of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for treatment of acute otitis media
    A Leiberman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:260-4. 2001
    ..Because of the increasing resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae to T/S, we undertook the present study to investigate the bacteriologic and clinical efficacy of this drug in AOM...
  32. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media caused by antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in southern Israel: implication for immunizing with conjugate vaccines
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Infect Dis 181:1322-9. 2000
    ..The results suggest that, if efficacious, the conjugate pneumococcal vaccines can substantially reduce the occurrence of pneumococcal AOM in general and complicated pneumococcal AOM in particular...
  33. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility of Kingella kingae isolates from respiratory carriers and patients with invasive infections
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:191-3. 2001
    ..6%) were resistant to clindamycin. The penicillin MIC(50) was 0.023 mg/L and the MIC(90) was 0.047 mg/L. The distribution of MIC values did not differ according to the site of isolation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Oral ciprofloxacin vs. intramuscular ceftriaxone as empiric treatment of acute invasive diarrhea in children
    E Leibovitz
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:1060-7. 2000
    ..The inconvenience of this parenteral regimen created an increased need for oral pediatric formulations for the treatment of invasive diarrhea...
  35. ncbi request reprint Person-to-person transmission of Kingella kingae among day care center attendees
    A Slonim
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gyruion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Infect Dis 178:1843-6. 1998
    ..Epidemiologically unrelated organisms showed greater variability, and no strain represented >5% of isolates. The present results support person-to-person transmission of K. kingae among young children in the day care setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Kingella kingae: an emerging cause of invasive infections in young children
    P Yagupsky
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 24:860-6. 1997
    ..The organism is susceptible to a wide range of antimicrobial drugs, and with the exception of some cases of endocarditis, K. kingae infections in children usually run a benign clinical course...
  37. pmc Evaluation of novel vancomycin-containing medium for primary isolation of Kingella kingae from upper respiratory tract specimens
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 33:1426-7. 1995
    ..kingae strains isolated from patients with invasive infections. The new medium appears to be a useful epidemiological tool for studying the respiratory carriage of K. kingae...
  38. ncbi request reprint Zoonotic infections as causes of hospitalization among febrile Bedouin patients in southern Israel
    G Perez-Avraham
    Infectious Disease Institute, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:301-3. 2001
    ..Blood cultures and multiple serological tests should be used in the investigation of fever in such patients and tetracycline should be considered for initial empirical treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immune response to invasive Kingella kingae infections, age-related incidence of disease, and levels of antibody to outer-membrane proteins
    Ariela Slonim
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 37:521-7. 2003
    ..Low incidence of disease and increasing antibody levels were found among older children, which probably represents cumulative experience with K. kingae antigens via colonization or infection...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage in children with nonresponsive acute otitis media treated with two regimens of intramuscular ceftriaxone
    Tamar Haiman
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:642-7. 2002
    ..However, the effect of various regimens of intramuscular cefriaxone on the nasopharyngeal carriage of S. pneumoniae and especially that of resistant strains during and after therapy has not been thoughtfully studied...
  41. doi request reprint Isolation rates of Brucella melitensis in an endemic area and implications for laboratory safety
    A A Shemesh
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:441-3. 2012
    ..To reduce the risk of transmission, all positive blood culture vials in endemic areas should be processed in a safety cabinet...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of a novel chromogenic agar dipslide for diagnosis of urinary tract infections
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:694-8. 2000
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count in the synovial fluid of children with culture-proven brucellar arthritis
    J Press
    Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 21:191-3. 2002
    ..A high index of suspicion and use of modern culture techniques are recommended to improve the diagnosis of brucellar arthritis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Successful control of an Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit
    R Melamed
    The Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 53:31-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that a rapid and thorough investigation of the environment during an outbreak of A. baumannii is essential to finding the source of the infection, and that hygroscopic bandages may be a source of such outbreaks...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lack of evidence of transmission of Pseudomonas aeruginosa among cystic fibrosis patients attending health camps at the Dead Sea, Israel
    David Greenberg
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:531-4. 2004
    ..Transmission of Pseudomonas aeruginosa among cystic fibrosis patients attending health camps has been reported previously...
  46. doi request reprint Pharyngeal colonization by Kingella kingae in children with invasive disease
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Negev, Beer Sheva, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:155-7. 2009
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Dissemination of Kingella kingae in the community and long-term persistence of invasive clones
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:707-10. 2009
    ..The dissemination of K. kingae in the community was studied in 2 ethnic groups living side-by-side in Southern Israel...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reduction of nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae after administration of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to toddlers attending day care centers
    Ron Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Infect Dis 185:927-36. 2002
    ..The rate of carriage of non-vaccine-type pneumococci (excluding serotype 6A) was higher in the pneumococcal-vaccine group than in the control group...
  49. doi request reprint Beta-lactamase production by Kingella kingae in Israel is clonal and common in carriage organisms but rare among invasive strains
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:1049-53. 2013
    ..The exceptional presence of β-lactamase among invasive organisms correlates with the favorable response of K. kingae infections to the administration of β-lactamase-susceptible antibiotics. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the current National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards guidelines for screening and confirming extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production in isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species from bacteremic patients
    O T Katz
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84101 Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:813-7. 2004
    ..The use of confirmatory tests should be limited to organisms with inhibition zone diameters ranging between the NCCLS recommendations for ESBL screening and the intermediate category breakpoints...
  51. ncbi request reprint Arthritis following stomatitis in a sixteen-month-old child
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:573-4, 576-7. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint The many faces of human-to-human transmission of brucellosis: congenital infection and outbreak of nosocomial disease related to an unrecognized clinical case
    Oded Mesner
    Division of Neonatology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e135-40. 2007
    ..Retrospective testing of serum samples obtained at the onset of disease were positive for Brucella antibodies, indicating that the disease could have been diagnosed earlier...
  53. ncbi request reprint Kingella kingae: an emerging pediatric pathogen
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion, Israel
    Adv Exp Med Biol 582:179-90. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Murine typhus is a common cause of febrile illness in Bedouin children in Israel
    Hanna Shalev
    Rahat Childrens Health Centre, Kupat Holim Clalit, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:451-5. 2006
    ..Murine typhus is an important cause of febrile illnesses among Bedouin children > or = 5 y of age living in southern Israel and usually runs a benign clinical course...
  55. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pyogenes in children
    Nili Segal
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 41:35-41. 2005
    ..Although it is also an important pathogen in acute otitis media (AOM), its exact role has not been determined...
  56. pmc Bartholin's gland abscess caused by Brucella melitensis
    Neha Peled
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 42:917-8. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Population structure of group B streptococcus from a low-incidence region for invasive neonatal disease
    Naiel Bisharat
    Department of Microbiology, Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK
    Microbiology 151:1875-81. 2005
    ..These findings could imply that the global variation in disease incidence is independent of the circulating GBS populations, and may be more affected by other risk factors for invasive GBS disease, or by different prevention strategies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Murine typhus among Arabs and Jews in Israel 1991--2001
    Jihad Bishara
    Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikvah, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1123-6. 2004
    ..001), and male:female ratio (1:1 vs. 1.3:1; p = 0.009), were found. Control measures to decrease morbidity of murine typhus should take into consideration the socio-economic and environmental factors influencing the differences observed...
  59. doi request reprint Use of blood culture vials and nucleic acid amplification for the diagnosis of pediatric septic arthritis
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1631-2. 2008
  60. pmc Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in institutionalized adults with developmental disabilities
    Abraham Borer
    Soroka University Medical Center and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Isreal
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:966-70. 2002
    ..Selective antibiotic pressure may result in the emergence, persistence, and dissemination of MRSA strains, causing prolonged disease...
  61. pmc Use of the Isolator 1.5 microbial tube for detection of Brucella melitensis in synovial fluid
    Pablo Yagupsky
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3878. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between septic arthritis and transient synovitis of the hip in children
    Pablo Yagupsky
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:459; author reply 459-60. 2005