Gilat Livni

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of resistant bacterial infections in children: thinking inside and outside the box
    Gilat Livni
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Adv Exp Med Biol 764:123-32. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Role of C-reactive protein velocity in the diagnosis of early bacterial infections in children after cardiac surgery
    Elhanan Nahum
    Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Intensive Care Med 27:191-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Inducible clindamycin resistance among methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric patients
    Dror S Shouval
    Department of Pediatrics C, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:605-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in neonates with fever by history only versus documented fever
    Havatzelet Yarden-Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:812-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The association of intrapartum antibiotic exposure with the incidence and antibiotic resistance of infantile late-onset serious bacterial infections
    Liat Ashkenazi-Hoffnung
    Schneider Children s Medical Center and Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:827-33. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Community-acquired enterococcal urinary tract infections in hospitalized children
    Nir Marcus
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:109-14. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in hospitalized febrile infants aged 90 days or younger: the traditional combination of ampicillin and gentamicin is still appropriate
    Liat Ashkenazi-Hoffnung
    Department of Pediatrics C, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:489-94. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Procalcitonin level as an aid for the diagnosis of bacterial infections following pediatric cardiac surgery
    Elhanan Nahum
    Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 49202, Israel
    J Crit Care 27:220.e11-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Fusobacterium necrophorum mastoiditis in children - emerging pathogen in an old disease
    Havatzelet Yarden-Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:92-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The percentage of nosocomial-related out of total hospitalizations for rotavirus gastroenteritis and its association with hand hygiene compliance
    Orith Waisbourd-Zinman
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Infect Control 39:166-8. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of resistant bacterial infections in children: thinking inside and outside the box
    Gilat Livni
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Adv Exp Med Biol 764:123-32. 2013
    ..For some multiply-resistant bacteria, off-label use of antibiotics, sometimes with no evidence from controlled studies ("salvage therapy") is unavoidable...
  2. doi request reprint Role of C-reactive protein velocity in the diagnosis of early bacterial infections in children after cardiac surgery
    Elhanan Nahum
    Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Intensive Care Med 27:191-6. 2012
    ..2% specificity. Serial measurements of CRP/CRP velocity after cardiac surgery in children may assist clinicians in differentiating postoperative fever due to bacterial infection from fever due to noninfectious origin...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inducible clindamycin resistance among methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric patients
    Dror S Shouval
    Department of Pediatrics C, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:605-8. 2011
    ..Clindamycin is widely used in the treatment of staphylococcal infections; however, it is our impression that in the last few years, inducible clindamycin resistance (ICR) has become more prevalent...
  4. doi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in neonates with fever by history only versus documented fever
    Havatzelet Yarden-Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:812-6. 2010
    ..Since the risk is significantly lower, a more conservative approach to neonates without documentation of fever may be appropriate...
  5. doi request reprint The association of intrapartum antibiotic exposure with the incidence and antibiotic resistance of infantile late-onset serious bacterial infections
    Liat Ashkenazi-Hoffnung
    Schneider Children s Medical Center and Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:827-33. 2011
    ..The widespread use of intrapartum antibiotics (IPA) has raised concerns regarding the adverse effects on the newborn...
  6. doi request reprint Community-acquired enterococcal urinary tract infections in hospitalized children
    Nir Marcus
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:109-14. 2012
    ..Renal imaging is recommended for children with enterococcal UTIs; Gram stain is suggested in selected cases to detect Gram-positive cocci for early diagnosis of enterococcal UTIs and initiation of appropriate antibiotics...
  7. doi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in hospitalized febrile infants aged 90 days or younger: the traditional combination of ampicillin and gentamicin is still appropriate
    Liat Ashkenazi-Hoffnung
    Department of Pediatrics C, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:489-94. 2011
    ..A change in the bacterial epidemiology of infantile serious bacterial infection (SBI) has raised concerns regarding the appropriate empirical antibiotic therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Procalcitonin level as an aid for the diagnosis of bacterial infections following pediatric cardiac surgery
    Elhanan Nahum
    Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 49202, Israel
    J Crit Care 27:220.e11-6. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine if blood procalcitonin can serve as an aid to differentiate between bacterial and nonbacterial cause of fever in children after cardiac surgery...
  9. doi request reprint Fusobacterium necrophorum mastoiditis in children - emerging pathogen in an old disease
    Havatzelet Yarden-Bilavsky
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:92-6. 2013
    ..Anaerobic bacteria are uncommon etiologic agents of acute mastoiditis in children. However, recent studies suggest an increase in the incidence of Fusobacterium necrophorum mastoid infections in the last two decades...
  10. doi request reprint The percentage of nosocomial-related out of total hospitalizations for rotavirus gastroenteritis and its association with hand hygiene compliance
    Orith Waisbourd-Zinman
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Infect Control 39:166-8. 2011
    ..3% in 2003 to 12.7% in 2006 (P = .001). Concomitantly, the rate of compliance with hand hygiene increased from 33.7% to 49% (P = .012), with a significant (P < .0001) inverse association noted between the two trends...
  11. ncbi request reprint Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Israel
    Alon Nevet
    Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children s Medical Center Petah Tikva, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:428-30. 2010
    ..Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are increasingly being documented worldwide. In Israel, however, CA-MRSA infections have not yet been reported, so awareness among physicians may be low...
  12. 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...