Maria Hortal

Summary

Country: Uruguay

Publications

  1. doi Hospitalized children with pneumonia in Uruguay: pre and post introduction of 7 and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugated vaccines into the National Immunization Program
    Maria Hortal
    Basic Sciences Program, PNUD National University, Hidalgos 532, Montevideo CEP 11300, Uruguay
    Vaccine 30:4934-8. 2012
  2. ncbi Ten-year review of invasive pneumococcal diseases in children and adults from Uruguay: clinical spectrum, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance
    M Hortal
    Departamento de Laboratorios de Salud, Ministerio de Salud Publica, Uruguay
    Int J Infect Dis 4:91-5. 2000
  3. ncbi [Impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae on pneumonia in Latin American children. SIREVA-Vigía Group]
    M Hortal
    Departamento Laboratorios de Salud Pública, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 8:185-95. 2000
  4. ncbi Antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in six Latin American countries: 1993-1999 surveillance
    M Hortal
    Departamento Materno infantil y Laboratorio de Salud Pública, Ministerio de Salud, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Microb Drug Resist 7:391-401. 2001
  5. ncbi A population-based assessment of the disease burden of consolidated pneumonia in hospitalized children under five years of age
    Maria Hortal
    Ministry of Health, Maternal and Child Health Program, Bv Artigas 1550, Montevideo 11600, Uruguay
    Int J Infect Dis 11:273-7. 2007
  6. doi Pneumococcal pneumonia in hospitalized Uruguayan children and potential prevention with different vaccine formulations
    Maria Hortal
    National Child Health Program, Ministry of Health, Children s Hospital, Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Pediatr 152:850-3. 2008
  7. pmc Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on the incidence of pneumonia in hospitalized children after five years of its introduction in uruguay
    Maria Hortal
    Basic Sciences Development, National University, Montevideo, Uruguay
    PLoS ONE 9:e98567. 2014

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi Hospitalized children with pneumonia in Uruguay: pre and post introduction of 7 and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugated vaccines into the National Immunization Program
    Maria Hortal
    Basic Sciences Program, PNUD National University, Hidalgos 532, Montevideo CEP 11300, Uruguay
    Vaccine 30:4934-8. 2012
    ..Objective: To compare the incidence of consolidated pneumonia hospitalization in children less than five years of age before and after pneumococcal conjugate vaccine implementation...
  2. ncbi Ten-year review of invasive pneumococcal diseases in children and adults from Uruguay: clinical spectrum, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance
    M Hortal
    Departamento de Laboratorios de Salud, Ministerio de Salud Publica, Uruguay
    Int J Infect Dis 4:91-5. 2000
    ..The purpose of the present study was to retrospectively analyze a 10-year collection of invasive S. pneumoniae isolates from children 5 to 14 years of age and adults...
  3. ncbi [Impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae on pneumonia in Latin American children. SIREVA-Vigía Group]
    M Hortal
    Departamento Laboratorios de Salud Pública, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 8:185-95. 2000
    ..A decrease in susceptibility to chloramphenicol was uncommon, except in Colombia, where there was a resistance level of 23.4%. Resistance to erythromycin was low in all the countries, and all the isolates were susceptible to vancomycin...
  4. ncbi Antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in six Latin American countries: 1993-1999 surveillance
    M Hortal
    Departamento Materno infantil y Laboratorio de Salud Pública, Ministerio de Salud, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Microb Drug Resist 7:391-401. 2001
    ..High levels of antibiotic resistance in Latin America emphasize the need for the development of and adherence to rational antibiotic use guidelines. On-going surveillance will monitor the impact of these programs...
  5. ncbi A population-based assessment of the disease burden of consolidated pneumonia in hospitalized children under five years of age
    Maria Hortal
    Ministry of Health, Maternal and Child Health Program, Bv Artigas 1550, Montevideo 11600, Uruguay
    Int J Infect Dis 11:273-7. 2007
    ..Therefore, our study aimed to estimate the burden of pneumonia in hospitalized children...
  6. doi Pneumococcal pneumonia in hospitalized Uruguayan children and potential prevention with different vaccine formulations
    Maria Hortal
    National Child Health Program, Ministry of Health, Children s Hospital, Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Pediatr 152:850-3. 2008
    ..To provide information on pneumococcal pneumonias, on their associated serotypes, and to estimate the coverage potentially afforded by antipneumococcal vaccines...
  7. pmc Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on the incidence of pneumonia in hospitalized children after five years of its introduction in uruguay
    Maria Hortal
    Basic Sciences Development, National University, Montevideo, Uruguay
    PLoS ONE 9:e98567. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the incidence rates for hospitalized pneumonia in children from the pre PCV introduction period and the following five years of PCVs application in Uruguay...