María Catalina Pírez

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Invasive pneumococcal pneumonia in children 0-24 months old: does bacterial resistance affect outcome]
    M C Pírez García
    Clinica Pediatrica, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    An Pediatr (Barc) 69:205-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Impact of universal pneumococcal vaccination on hospitalizations for pneumonia and meningitis in children in Montevideo, Uruguay
    María Catalina Pírez
    Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:669-74. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of anti-polio antibodies in a population 7 months to 39 years of age in Uruguay: Implications for future polio vaccination strategies
    María Catalina Pírez
    University of the Republic, School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Vaccine 27:2689-94. 2009

Collaborators

  • M C Pírez García
  • A Montano Lotito
  • C Zabala Chain
  • G Algorta Rusiñol
  • C Romero Rostagno
  • G Giachetto Larraz
  • A M Ferrari Castilla

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint [Invasive pneumococcal pneumonia in children 0-24 months old: does bacterial resistance affect outcome]
    M C Pírez García
    Clinica Pediatrica, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    An Pediatr (Barc) 69:205-9. 2008
    ..S. pneumoniae is the most frequent agent. The disease is more severe in children less than two years old. The relationship between pneumococcal penicillin resistance and outcome is still an unresolved problem...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of universal pneumococcal vaccination on hospitalizations for pneumonia and meningitis in children in Montevideo, Uruguay
    María Catalina Pírez
    Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:669-74. 2011
    ..Catch-up immunization was offered to children born in 2007. Greater than 95% of children received their first and second doses. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of this strategy...
  3. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of anti-polio antibodies in a population 7 months to 39 years of age in Uruguay: Implications for future polio vaccination strategies
    María Catalina Pírez
    University of the Republic, School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Vaccine 27:2689-94. 2009
    ..05). Polio vaccination coverage was >90% for the two youngest age groups. These results could help guide public policy decisions regarding polio vaccination, and support the use of inactivated polio vaccine following cessation of OPV...