Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Resistance to methicillin and other antimicrobials among community-acquired and nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus strains in a pediatric teaching hospital in Salvador, Northeast Brazil
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia UFBA, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 14:129-31. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Respiratory viral infections among children with community-acquired pneumonia and pleural effusion
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Paediatrics Department, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:478-83. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of radiographically diagnosed pneumonia in under-5 children in Salvador, Brazil
    N K Key
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    Indian Pediatr 48:873-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic status on presentation with acute lower respiratory tract disease in children in Salvador, Northeast Brazil
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Professor Hosannah de Oliveira Pediatric Center, Federal University of Bahia, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, No 105 1201B, Salvador, Bahia CEP 40210 730, Brazil
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:244-8. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Neutrophils and red blood cells in the cerebrospinal fluid of newborns
    Otávio A Moreno-Carvalho
    Cerebrospinal Fluid Laboratory, José Silveira Foundation, Salvador, Brazil
    Acta Paediatr 97:816-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The role of respiratory viral infections among children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia in a developing country
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:939-41. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal conjugate vaccination and otitis media: differences among high-risk and low-risk populations
    Cristiana Maria Nascimento Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, 105 1201B, Salvador CEP 40210 40630, Brazil
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:695-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of childhood pneumonia
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Federal University of Bahia, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, 105 1201B, Salvador, CEP 40210 630, Brazil
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:225-31. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Procalcitonin is useful in identifying bacteraemia among children with pneumonia
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Paediatrics Department, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:644-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of viral and bacterial infections among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in a tropical region
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Paediatrics Department, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:839-44. 2010

Collaborators

  • Aldina Barral
  • Olli Ruuskanen
  • Maija Lappalainen
  • Maria Söderlund-Venermo
  • Nina Ekström
  • Klaus Hedman
  • Sylvie Guerin
  • Angela Pires Brandão
  • Annika Saukkoriipi
  • Mika Paldanius
  • Dirceu Sole
  • Fernando Ferrero
  • Dominique Gendrel
  • Maria-Cristina C Brandileone
  • Kalle Kantola
  • Maria Regina A Cardoso
  • Maria Socorro H Fontoura
  • Ana Luisa Vilas-Boas
  • Dafne C Andrade
  • Maiara Lanna Bouzas
  • Lúcia Noblat
  • César A Araújo-Neto
  • Rosa V Brim
  • N K Key
  • Raquel Simbalista
  • Ng Kin Key
  • Licia L L Moreira
  • Cristiana Maria Nascimento Carvalho
  • André Henrique Lott-Duarte
  • Otávio A Moreno-Carvalho
  • Déa M Cardozo
  • Déa Mascarenhas Cardozo
  • Otávio Augusto Moreno-Carvalho
  • Helena Kayhty
  • Gabriel Xavier-Souza
  • Sandra C Andrade
  • Andreas Meinke
  • Peter V Adrian
  • Hanna Laitinen
  • Igor C Borges
  • Karen S Miranda
  • Ramon S Amoedo
  • Patrícia F C Silva
  • Rômulo B Meneses
  • Laíse R Néri
  • Eliana E V Silva
  • C A Araujo-Neto
  • Simon N Cousens
  • Fátima M Alves
  • Marcelo Araújo
  • Mra Cardoso
  • Solange Carneiro
  • J R M Vieira
  • I Lorgetto
  • D A Braga
  • J Araripe
  • Adriana R Matutino
  • U R Sirmos
  • G V S Nogueira
  • Sandra C S Andrade
  • Milena C Santana
  • Carolina C Silva
  • L B Neiva
  • Monalisa Nobre-Bastos
  • Pablo M Santos
  • I S Oliveira
  • V F Araújo
  • I N R Costa
  • Felipe Oliveira
  • G X P Costa
  • S F Câmara
  • Bruna B Barreto
  • César Augusto Araújo-Neto
  • Eduardo M Netto
  • Ana Lucia S S Andrade
  • Carla H C Daltro
  • Luciano Dourado
  • Maria Angélica S Brandão
  • Anníbal M Silvany-Neto
  • Meire Tostes
  • Fabiane Ribeiro de Souza
  • Maria Angélica Brandão
  • Nívea Maria Silveira Silva
  • Ana Lúcia S Sgambatti de Andrade
  • Gildete Maria Santos Azevedo
  • Jandira Bastos Fontes
  • Antônio de Souza Andrade-Filho
  • Aroldo Luiz da Silva Bacelar
  • Gersonita Costa
  • Telma Assis

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Resistance to methicillin and other antimicrobials among community-acquired and nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus strains in a pediatric teaching hospital in Salvador, Northeast Brazil
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia UFBA, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 14:129-31. 2008
    ..9% vs. 4.9%, p<0.001). Resistance to other antimicrobials was more common among NI-MRSA compared with CA-MRSA. Although at a low rate, CA-MRSA has occurred among children, in this region...
  2. doi request reprint Respiratory viral infections among children with community-acquired pneumonia and pleural effusion
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Paediatrics Department, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:478-83. 2013
    ..Probable viral non-bacterial infection was identified in a third of the cases with CAP and PE. It is advisable to investigate viral as well as bacterial infections among children with CAP and PE...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of radiographically diagnosed pneumonia in under-5 children in Salvador, Brazil
    N K Key
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    Indian Pediatr 48:873-7. 2011
    ..To assess the association of demographic and clinical aspects with radiographically diagnosed pneumonia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic status on presentation with acute lower respiratory tract disease in children in Salvador, Northeast Brazil
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Professor Hosannah de Oliveira Pediatric Center, Federal University of Bahia, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, No 105 1201B, Salvador, Bahia CEP 40210 730, Brazil
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:244-8. 2002
    ..0001). Children of lower socioeconomic status have more serious lower respiratory tract disease, whereas children with pneumonia of middle to high socioeconomic status have more allergic diseases (rhinitis, asthma) and wheezing...
  5. doi request reprint Neutrophils and red blood cells in the cerebrospinal fluid of newborns
    Otávio A Moreno-Carvalho
    Cerebrospinal Fluid Laboratory, José Silveira Foundation, Salvador, Brazil
    Acta Paediatr 97:816-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The role of respiratory viral infections among children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia in a developing country
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:939-41. 2008
    ..Rhinovirus (21%) and Streptococcus pneumoniae (21%) were the most common pathogens. Our results demonstrate the importance of viral and pneumococcal infections among those patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal conjugate vaccination and otitis media: differences among high-risk and low-risk populations
    Cristiana Maria Nascimento Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, 105 1201B, Salvador CEP 40210 40630, Brazil
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:695-8. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of childhood pneumonia
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Federal University of Bahia, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, 105 1201B, Salvador, CEP 40210 630, Brazil
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:225-31. 2010
    ..Although viral infections have been frequently recognized, death has been attributable to bacterial infections (especially due to Streptococcus pneumoniae)...
  9. doi request reprint Procalcitonin is useful in identifying bacteraemia among children with pneumonia
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Paediatrics Department, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:644-9. 2010
    ..PCT may be useful in identifying bacteraemia among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. IFN-alpha was uncommonly detected...
  10. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of viral and bacterial infections among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in a tropical region
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Paediatrics Department, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:839-44. 2010
    ..005) and that of RSV infection was highest in the fall (36.4%; p < 0.001). Correlations at regular strength were found between several microbes and meteorological indicators. Parainfluenza and RSV presented marked seasonal patterns...
  11. doi request reprint Sole infection by human metapneumovirus among children with radiographically diagnosed community-acquired pneumonia in a tropical region
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:285-7. 2011
    ..Limited information is available on the role of human metapneumovirus (HMPV) as the unique pathogen among children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in a tropical region...
  12. doi request reprint Human bocavirus infection diagnosed serologically among children admitted to hospital with community-acquired pneumonia in a tropical region
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    J Med Virol 84:253-8. 2012
    ..HBoV infection was diagnosed accurately in children aged 5-36 months with community-acquired pneumonia confirmed radiographically. PCR of nasopharyngeal aspirates is not a reliable marker of acute HBoV infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outpatient antibiotic therapy as a predisposing factor for bacterial resistance: a rational approach to airway infections
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Departamento de Pediatria, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 82:S146-52. 2006
    ..To present evidence-based recommendations for the use of antibiotics for the treatment of the most common acute respiratory infections (ARI) and the available information on the importance of this type of management...
  14. ncbi request reprint Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination: long-term protection
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Departamento de Pediatria, Faculdade de Medicina da Bahia, Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 82:S109-14. 2006
    ..To identify evidence of the impact of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine on the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Childhood pneumonia: clinical aspects associated with hospitalization or death
    Cristiana M C Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Professor Hosannah de Oliveira Pediatric Center, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 6:22-8. 2002
    ..To determine which available information at an Emergency Room (ER) consultation is associated with hospitalization or death among children with pneumonia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) profile and CSF criteria for the diagnosis of spinal cord schistosomiasis
    Otávio Augusto Moreno-Carvalho
    CSF Lab, José Silveira Foundation, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:353-8. 2003
    ..To describe the clinical and CSF findings among patients with presumptive neuroschistosomiasis (NS) and to suggest a classification for the CSF diagnosis of presumptive NS...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Invasive pneumococcal strains isolated from children and adolescents in Salvador]
    Cristiana N Nascimento-Carvalho
    Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40210 630, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 79:209-14. 2003
    ..To describe the antimicrobial resistance and serotype distribution of pneumococcal strains...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the degree of tachypnea for hospitalizing children with pneumonia
    C M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Professor Hosannah de Oliveira Pediatric Center, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Indian Pediatr 41:175-9. 2004
    ..7%. In hospitalized children, cutoff respiratory rate > or =57, > or =48, and > or =36 were found to identify sever pneumonia requiring hospitalization in the age groups 2-11 mo, 12-59 mo and > or =5 yr, respectively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical and cerebrospinal fluid findings in patients less than 20 years old with a presumptive diagnosis of neuroschistosomiasis
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    J Trop Pediatr 50:98-100. 2004
    ..0 per cent, p = 0.00003) were observed. We conclude that in areas of the world where infection by S. mansoni is common, neuroschistosomiasis should be an important diagnostic consideration in children with neurological signs and symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Etiology of bacterial meningitis among children aged 2-59 months in Salvador, Northeast Brazil, before and after routine use of Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salavador, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 62:250-2. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Neuroschistosomiasis due to Schistosoma mansoni: a review of pathogenesis, clinical syndromes and diagnostic approaches
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 47:179-84. 2005
    ..The localized lesions are identified by signs and symptoms, and confirmed by imaging techniques (contrast myelography, CT and MRI). Algorithms are presented to allow a stepwise approach to diagnosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changing the diagnostic framework of meningococcal disease
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Lancet 367:371-2. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint A fluorescent multiplexed bead-based immunoassay (FMIA) for quantitation of IgG against Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis protein antigens
    Dafne C Andrade
    Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil Electronic address
    J Immunol Methods 405:130-43. 2014
    ..pneumoniae, H. influenzae and M. catarrhalis. The methodology would be suitable for studies investigating etiological diagnosis and in experimental vaccine studies. ..
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among adolescents
    Déa M Cardozo
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, S N, CEP 40110 100, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 57:185-9. 2008
    ..52, P=0.003). These findings provide tools for increasing the use of prevention strategies for pneumococcal diseases, such as pneumococcal vaccination among asthmatic patients and public health measures to stop smoking...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Recommendation of the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics for antibiotic therapy in children and adolescents with community-acquired pneumonia]
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA, Faculdade de Medicina, Departamento de Pediatria, Salvador BA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:380-7. 2004
    ..To standardize the use of antibiotics to treat community-acquired pneumonia in children and adolescents in Brazil...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of oral amoxicillin given thrice or twice daily to children between 2 and 59 months old with non-severe pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial
    Ana Luisa Vilas-Boas
    Department of Paediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Brazil
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:1954-9. 2014
    ..Compliance could be enhanced if two daily doses are employed. We assessed the equivalence of oral amoxicillin (50 mg/kg/day) thrice or twice daily in those patients...
  27. doi request reprint Risk factors for nosocomial rotavirus infection in a paediatric hospital: the potential role for rotavirus vaccine use
    Licia L L Moreira
    Infection Control Service of the Professor Hosannah de Oliveira Paediatric Centre, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Vaccine 27:416-20. 2009
    ..001). The temporal distribution of community-acquired and NI rotavirus showed similar trends. The universal use of rotavirus vaccine is a potential tool to control NI among children...
  28. doi request reprint Wheezing in infants: frequency, clinical characteristics and treatment
    Maiara Lanna Bouzas
    Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 88:361-5. 2012
    ..To estimate the frequency and describe the clinical characteristics and respective treatments of previous history of wheezing...
  29. doi request reprint Adding fever to WHO criteria for diagnosing pneumonia enhances the ability to identify pneumonia cases among wheezing children
    Maria Regina A Cardoso
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Dis Child 96:58-61. 2011
    ..To examine the ability of the criteria proposed by the WHO to identify pneumonia among cases presenting with wheezing and the extent to which adding fever to the criteria alters their performance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance and serotypes of nasopharyngeal strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Brazilian adolescents
    Déa Mascarenhas Cardozo
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia UFBA, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil CEP 40 210 630
    Microb Drug Resist 12:29-32. 2006
    ..Serotype patterns are similar, except for type 14, which was unusually infrequent...
  31. doi request reprint Clinical failure among children with nonsevere community-acquired pneumonia treated with amoxicillin
    Maria Socorro H Fontoura
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Rua Prof Aristides Novis, 105 1201B, Salvador, CEP 40210 630, Brazil
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1451-8. 2010
    ..To estimate the clinical failure and adverse events in children with nonsevere pneumonia receiving amoxicillin, identifying risk factors...
  32. doi request reprint Retrospective analysis of the efficacies of two different regimens of aqueous penicillin G administered to children with pneumonia
    Alyson Brandão
    Pharmacy Unit, Federal University of Bahia Hospital, Salvador, Brazil
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:1343-7. 2014
    ..The studied posologic regimens were similarly effective in treating children hospitalized with a radiologically confirmed CAP diagnosis. Aqueous penicillin G (200,000 IU/kg/day) may be given in 4 daily doses to children with CAP...
  33. ncbi request reprint Frequency of lymphocytic meningitis associated with mumps before and after a mass campaign for mumps vaccination in children from Salvador, Northeast Brazil
    Cristiana M Nascimento-Carvalho
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:728-30. 2003
    ..To describe the frequency of lymphocytic meningitis(LM) concomitant with mumps, before and after the mumps mass immunization campaign in 1997...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical prediction rules and pediatric infectious diseases
    Fernando Ferrero
    Hospital de Niños Pedro de Elizalde, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:628-9. 2012
    ..It is important to take into account that even a less-than-perfect CPR may be more sensitive than the physician's clinical judgment alone...
  35. doi request reprint Extensive spondylodiscitis with epidural abscess causing fever and lower limbs pain in a child with sickle cell disease
    André Henrique Lott-Duarte
    Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:70-2. 2008
    ..She was fully recovered. The treatment was conservative because there was no neurologic deficit. We add to the literature 1 case of spondylodiscitis with epidural abscess that was successfully treated with antibiotics alone...
  36. pmc Outcome of children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia treated with aqueous penicillin G
    Raquel Simbalista
    School of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:95-100. 2011
    ..To describe the evolution and outcome of children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia receiving penicillin...
  37. ncbi request reprint Severity of childhood community-acquired pneumonia and chest radiographic findings
    Ng Kin Key
    Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:249-52. 2009
    ..No association was found by using the BTS criteria. The admission chest radiography was useful to predict severity of children aged > or =1 year hospitalized with CAP...
  38. ncbi request reprint Markers to be added to the case management of childhood pneumonia in developing countries
    Cristiana Maria Nascimento-Carvalho
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:969; author reply 969-70. 2007