Lucie Ecker

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Country: Peru

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responsibility for antibiotic use in infants from periurban Lima, Peru
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, Lima, Peru
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 30:574-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Factors affecting caregivers' use of antibiotics available without a prescription in Peru
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, La Molina, Lima, Peru
    Pediatrics 131:e1771-9. 2013
  3. pmc Age-related susceptibility to infection with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli among infants from Periurban areas in Lima, Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1694-702. 2009
  4. pmc Quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction for enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: a tool for investigation of asymptomatic versus symptomatic infections
    Francesca Barletta
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Lima, Peru
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1223-9. 2011
  5. pmc Fecal leukocytes in children infected with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli
    Erik H Mercado
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1376-81. 2011
  6. pmc Norovirus prevalence in 'pathogen negative' gastroenteritis in children from periurban areas in Lima, Peru
    Fulton P Rivera
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:734-6. 2011
  7. pmc Vaccine schedule compliance among very low birth weight infants in Lima, Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Lima, Perú University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:354-8. 2015
  8. ncbi request reprint [Preferences of antibiotic use in children less than five in physicians working health centers of primary level in peri-urban areas of Lima, Peru]
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, Lima, Peru
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 30:181-9. 2013
  9. pmc Detection of the CS20 colonization factor antigen in diffuse-adhering Escherichia coli strains
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 60:186-9. 2010
  10. pmc High frequency of antimicrobial drug resistance of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in infants in Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:296-301. 2009

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responsibility for antibiotic use in infants from periurban Lima, Peru
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, Lima, Peru
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 30:574-9. 2011
    ..To describe the use of antibiotics in Peruvian children under 1 year in a setting where they are available without a prescription...
  2. doi request reprint Factors affecting caregivers' use of antibiotics available without a prescription in Peru
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, La Molina, Lima, Peru
    Pediatrics 131:e1771-9. 2013
    ..To determine factors that affect caregivers' decisions about antibiotic use in children in settings where antibiotics are available without prescription...
  3. pmc Age-related susceptibility to infection with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli among infants from Periurban areas in Lima, Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1694-702. 2009
    ..Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains are being recognized as important pediatric enteropathogens worldwide. However, it is unclear whether there are differences in age-related susceptibility to specific strains, especially among infants...
  4. pmc Quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction for enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: a tool for investigation of asymptomatic versus symptomatic infections
    Francesca Barletta
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Lima, Peru
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1223-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the bacterial load of EPEC isolated from stool samples from children with and without diarrhea to determine whether bacterial load might be a useful tool for further study of this phenomenon...
  5. pmc Fecal leukocytes in children infected with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli
    Erik H Mercado
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1376-81. 2011
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  6. pmc Norovirus prevalence in 'pathogen negative' gastroenteritis in children from periurban areas in Lima, Peru
    Fulton P Rivera
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:734-6. 2011
    ..The role of norovirus as a cause of diarrhoea and the ascertainment of its severity in developing countries needs further confirmation by future epidemiological studies...
  7. pmc Vaccine schedule compliance among very low birth weight infants in Lima, Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Lima, Perú University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:354-8. 2015
    ..There is little information about vaccine schedule compliance in very-low-birth-weight infants in developing countries. The aim of the study was to describe the compliance with the vaccine schedule among this population in Lima, Peru...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Preferences of antibiotic use in children less than five in physicians working health centers of primary level in peri-urban areas of Lima, Peru]
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, Lima, Peru
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 30:181-9. 2013
    ..To describe physicians' preferences of antibiotic use in children less than 5 years in health centers of primary level in three periurban districts in Lima, Perú...
  9. pmc Detection of the CS20 colonization factor antigen in diffuse-adhering Escherichia coli strains
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 60:186-9. 2010
    ..coli strains identified using molecular methods. CFs may be an unrecognized relevant adherence factor in other E. coli, which may then play a role in pathogenesis and the immune response of the host...
  10. pmc High frequency of antimicrobial drug resistance of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in infants in Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:296-301. 2009
    ..Antimicrobial drug resistance to ampicillin and cotrimoxazole were more frequent in E. coli isolated from diarrheal samples than controls, which reflected greater antibiotic exposure in patients with gastroenteritis...
  11. pmc Feeding of young children during diarrhea: caregivers' intended practices and perceptions
    Birte Pantenburg
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Lima, Peru Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:555-62. 2014
    ..8% perceived food to be damaging. Misperceptions of the role of feeding during diarrhea pose a significant health risk for children, but a simple educational intervention might have a major impact on these perceptions and practices. ..
  12. pmc Respiratory syncytial virus-associated hospitalizations in pre-mature infants in Lima, Peru
    Theresa J Ochoa
    Department of Pediatrics, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru Univeristy of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins, Lima, Peru Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal, Lima, Peru Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen, Lima, Peru Hospital Nacional Madre Niño San Bartolome, Lima, Peru Abbott Laboratories, Lima, Perú Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:1029-34. 2014
    ..9 in infants with a birth weight < 1,000 g and 88.9 in infants 1,000-1,500 g; P < 0.05). The incidence of RSV respiratory infections that required emergency management or hospitalization is high among pre-mature infants in Lima...