I Levy

Summary

Affiliation: Hadassah University Hospital
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parent-dependent barriers to varicella immunization in Israel: the importance of adequate information
    Amos Adler
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 96:428-31. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Exserohilum: an emerging human pathogen
    A Adler
    Unit of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, POB 559, Petah Tiqva, 49202, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:247-53. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Outbreak of Mycobacterium mucogenicum bacteraemia due to contaminated water supply in a paediatric haematology-oncology department
    G Livni
    Unit of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 70:253-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Outcome of antibiotic lock technique for persistent central venous catheter-associated coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteremia in children
    O Megged
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:157-61. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for sternal wound infection in children undergoing cardiac surgery: a case-control study
    E Ben-Ami
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 70:335-40. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with candidaemia in the neonatal intensive care unit: a case-control study
    N Linder
    Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva 49202, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 57:321-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Infectious complications of implantable ports and Hickman catheters in paediatric haematology-oncology patients
    A Adler
    Unit of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 62:358-65. 2006
  8. pmc Clinical and laboratory characteristics of non-E. coli urinary tract infections
    S Friedman
    Department of Pediatrics, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Dis Child 91:845-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Changing distribution of Candida species isolated from sterile and nonsterile sites in Israel
    Z Samra
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:542-5. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Drug-resistant HIV infection among drug-naive patients in Israel
    Z Grossman
    National HIV Reference Laboratory, PHL, MOH, Central Virology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 40:294-302. 2005

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Parent-dependent barriers to varicella immunization in Israel: the importance of adequate information
    Amos Adler
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 96:428-31. 2007
    ..To examine the parent-dependent barriers to varicella immunization in Israel...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exserohilum: an emerging human pathogen
    A Adler
    Unit of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, POB 559, Petah Tiqva, 49202, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:247-53. 2006
    ..Outcome appeared to be better than for other mold infections and depended mainly on the underlying diseases...
  3. doi request reprint Outbreak of Mycobacterium mucogenicum bacteraemia due to contaminated water supply in a paediatric haematology-oncology department
    G Livni
    Unit of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 70:253-8. 2008
    ..This investigation emphasises the three major factors that should be investigated in outbreaks due to a waterborne pathogen: source of the infection, water supply and infection control practices...
  4. doi request reprint Outcome of antibiotic lock technique for persistent central venous catheter-associated coagulase-negative Staphylococcus bacteremia in children
    O Megged
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:157-61. 2010
    ..18%, P = 0.05). ALT with vancomycin for CVC-associated bacteremia has a limited long-term effectiveness, especially with implantable ports. Larger prospective studies are needed for the long-term evaluation of this technique...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for sternal wound infection in children undergoing cardiac surgery: a case-control study
    E Ben-Ami
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 70:335-40. 2008
    ..Specific risks for Gram-negative infections are identified and should help to introduce new preventive strategies to decrease the incidence and severity of SWI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with candidaemia in the neonatal intensive care unit: a case-control study
    N Linder
    Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva 49202, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 57:321-4. 2004
    ..38%. Maximizing in-utero steroid treatment in high-risk pregnancies, minimizing the days of mechanical ventilation and investment of efforts in prevention of bacteraemia may help to reduce the incidence of candidaemia in the NICU...
  7. ncbi request reprint Infectious complications of implantable ports and Hickman catheters in paediatric haematology-oncology patients
    A Adler
    Unit of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 62:358-65. 2006
    ..68, P = 0.005] and for catheter removal due to complications (OR -2.0, P < 0.001). Implantable ports may be considered the preferred device for most paediatric oncology and stem cell transplantation patients...
  8. pmc Clinical and laboratory characteristics of non-E. coli urinary tract infections
    S Friedman
    Department of Pediatrics, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Dis Child 91:845-6. 2006
    ..coli pathogens. The most frequent anomaly was grade 3-4 vesicoureteral reflux (50%), followed by hydronephrosis (22.7%), ureteropelvic junction obstruction (9%), hypospadias (4.5%), pinpoint meatus (4.5%), and dysplastic kidney (4.5%)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changing distribution of Candida species isolated from sterile and nonsterile sites in Israel
    Z Samra
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:542-5. 2002
    ..The prevalence of Candida parapsilosis decreased significantly in nonsterile sites, from 31% to 23% (P=0.0002). Continuous surveys of the distribution of Candida spp. and analysis of the clinical significance of changes are warranted...
  10. ncbi request reprint Drug-resistant HIV infection among drug-naive patients in Israel
    Z Grossman
    National HIV Reference Laboratory, PHL, MOH, Central Virology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 40:294-302. 2005
    ..These groups are distinguished demographically by risk behavior category and by virus subtype. We investigated transmission of drug resistance within groups to assess the impact of these factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infections after cardiac surgery in infants and children: incidence and risk factors
    I Levy
    Infectious Disease Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva
    J Hosp Infect 53:111-6. 2003
    ..High complexity score, neonatal age, prolonged ICU stay, and open chest postoperatively are risk factors of HAI in this patient population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Handwashing patterns in two dermatology clinics
    H A Cohen
    Pediatric Ambulatory Center, Department of Family Medicine, Petach Tiqwa, Israel
    Dermatology 205:358-61. 2002
    ..The hands of health care workers are a major source of nosocomial infection. Studies conducted mainly in intensive-care units and emergency departments have shown low compliance with hand hygiene recommendation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mycetoma of the renal pelvis caused by Fusarium species
    C Nakar
    Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:1182-3. 2001
    ..Prolonged treatment with amphotericin B alone or with flucytosine failed. Combined surgical drainage and medical therapy resulted in full resolution...