Pablo Yagupsky

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Kingella kingae: an emerging pathogen in young children
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Pediatrics 127:557-65. 2011
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of pharyngeal carriage of Kingella kingae in young children and risk factors for colonization
    Uri Amit
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:191-3. 2013
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of invasive Kingella kingae isolates reveals predominant clones and association with specific clinical syndromes
    Uri Amit
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1074-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of invasive Kingella kingae infections in 2 distinct pediatric populations cohabiting in one geographic area
    Uri Amit
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:415-7. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications29

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Kingella kingae: an emerging pathogen in young children
    Pablo Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Pediatrics 127:557-65. 2011
    ..K kingae is usually susceptible to ß-lactam antibiotics, and infections typically respond well to medical treatment, with the exception of cases of endocarditis...
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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
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  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of pharyngeal carriage of Kingella kingae in young children and risk factors for colonization
    Uri Amit
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:191-3. 2013
    ..kingae colonization in both ethnic groups; day-care attendance was a risk factor in Jewish children, whereas living in a shanty town was negatively associated with carriage in Bedouins...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of invasive Kingella kingae isolates reveals predominant clones and association with specific clinical syndromes
    Uri Amit
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1074-9. 2012
    ..A study was conducted to determine the association of K. kingae genotypes with specific clinical syndromes and the temporal and geographic distribution of invasive clones...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of invasive Kingella kingae infections in 2 distinct pediatric populations cohabiting in one geographic area
    Uri Amit
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:415-7. 2012
    ..05). One K. kingae clone was overrepresented among isolates from Jewish children, suggesting that differences in bacterial pathogenicity may contribute to the morbidity excess detected in this population group...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Limitations of the standard agglutination test for detecting patients with Brucella melitensis bacteremia
    Ari A Shemesh
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1599-601. 2011
    ..6%. Physicians working in regions endemic for brucellosis should be aware of the limitations of the SAT for detecting patients with the disease...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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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  24. ncbi request reprint Blood culture contamination in pediatric patients: young children and young doctors
    Mor Pavlovsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:611-4. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the role played by the patient's age and physician's experience in determining the contamination rate of pediatric blood cultures...
  25. 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
  26. 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...
  27. 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)...
  28. 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...
  29. 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
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