- A prospective study of ventilator-associated pneumonia in childrenRamya Srinivasan
University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Pediatrics 123:1108-15. 2009..We conducted a prospective, observational study in a tertiary care pediatric center to determine risk factors for the development of and outcomes from ventilator-associated pneumonia...
- Plasminogen activation inhibitor concentrations in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid distinguishes ventilator-associated pneumonia from colonization in mechanically ventilated pediatric patientsRamya Srinivasan
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:21-7. 2011..To compare the ability of four biomarkers to distinguish between those with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) vs. lower respiratory tract bacterial colonization in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) pediatric patients...