Sheldon L Kaplan

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent lessons for the management of bone and joint infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children s Hospital, Feigin Center, Suite 1150, 1102 Bates Ave, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    J Infect 68:S51-6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Early trends for invasive pneumococcal infections in children after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:203-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Hepatosplenic cat-scratch fever
    Federico R Laham
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:140. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Serotype 19A Is the most common serotype causing invasive pneumococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin MC 3 2371, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 125:429-36. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent systemic pneumococcal disease in children
    Edward O Mason
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:480-4. 2007
  6. pmc Increase in prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6C at Eight Children's Hospitals in the United States from 1993 to 2009
    Morgan C Green
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2097-101. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections at Texas Children's Hospital, 2001-2007
    Kristina G Hulten
    Departments of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, 77030, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:183-90. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a predominant clone of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus among children in Houston, Texas
    Ana M Avalos Mishaan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:201-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus catheter-related bacteremia in children
    Maria A Carrillo-Marquez
    Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:410-4. 2010
  10. pmc Changes in Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A invasive infections in children from 1993 to 2011
    Kristina G Hulten
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1294-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent lessons for the management of bone and joint infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children s Hospital, Feigin Center, Suite 1150, 1102 Bates Ave, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    J Infect 68:S51-6. 2014
    ..Surgical drainage of subperiosteal abscesses and surrounding pyomyositis is common with S. aureus clones currently circulating. Collaboration with hematologists for managing patients with venous thromboses is recommended. ..
  2. doi request reprint Early trends for invasive pneumococcal infections in children after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:203-7. 2013
    ..We have monitored clinical and microbiologic features of invasive pneumococcal infections among children before and after PCV13 use...
  3. doi request reprint Hepatosplenic cat-scratch fever
    Federico R Laham
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:140. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Serotype 19A Is the most common serotype causing invasive pneumococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin MC 3 2371, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 125:429-36. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent systemic pneumococcal disease in children
    Edward O Mason
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:480-4. 2007
    ..Recurrent systemic pneumococcal infection usually occurs in immunocompromised patients and patients with underlying conditions...
  6. pmc Increase in prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6C at Eight Children's Hospitals in the United States from 1993 to 2009
    Morgan C Green
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2097-101. 2011
    ..Continued surveillance is needed to monitor changes in serotype prevalence and possible emergence of antibiotic resistance in pediatric pneumococcal disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections at Texas Children's Hospital, 2001-2007
    Kristina G Hulten
    Departments of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, 77030, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:183-90. 2010
    ..Current molecular epidemiology of infections due to the USA300 strain of MRSA in the pediatric healthcare setting remains obscure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a predominant clone of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus among children in Houston, Texas
    Ana M Avalos Mishaan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:201-6. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe the distribution of CA S. aureus among patients at TCH and to study genomic relationships of isolates collected between August 2001 and July 2003...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus catheter-related bacteremia in children
    Maria A Carrillo-Marquez
    Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:410-4. 2010
    ..The USA300 clone increasingly causes healthcare associated infections. We compared children with SA-CRB due to USA300 versus non-USA300 isolates and identified risk factors for complications...
  10. pmc Changes in Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A invasive infections in children from 1993 to 2011
    Kristina G Hulten
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1294-7. 2013
    ..CC320 was associated with multidrug resistance and reduced susceptibility to penicillin and ceftriaxone and still predominated among declining serotype 19A IPD isolates following PCV13 introduction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increase of the USA300 clone among community-acquired methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus causing invasive infections
    Michelle L McCaskill
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1122-7. 2007
    ..We compared clinical characteristics of children with USA300 versus non-USA300 CA-methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (CA-MSSA) invasive infections at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Severe Staphylococcal sepsis in adolescents in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 115:642-8. 2005
    ..This study provides a clinical description of severely ill adolescent patients and an analysis of their isolates using molecular methods...
  13. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in the neonate
    Jill A Hoffman
    Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1095-102. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to review the current epidemiology and clinical course of SPIN...
  14. ncbi request reprint Three-year surveillance of community onset health care-associated staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Kristina G Hulten
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:349-53. 2006
    ..Staphylococcus aureus causes skin and soft tissue or invasive infections in children in the community, in the hospital or in other ways associated with the health care system (HCA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Infective pyomyositis and myositis in children in the era of community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Pia S Pannaraj
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:953-60. 2006
    ..The increase appears to correlate with the emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Decrease of invasive pneumococcal infections in children among 8 children's hospitals in the United States after the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:443-9. 2004
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in children in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistance at Texas Children's Hospital
    Maria A Carrillo-Marquez
    Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:545-50. 2011
    ..Community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus (SA) pneumonia has increased in children, yet few studies have focused on this infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes are associated with enhanced inflammatory response and local disease in acute hematogenous Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in children
    Claire E Bocchini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:433-40. 2006
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus sinus infections in children
    Crystal R Whitby
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:118-21. 2011
    ..aureus (CA-MSSA) isolates. We describe the clinical characteristics of pediatric patients with S. aureus cultured from sinus specimens, treated at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH), and characterized their isolates by molecular methods...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal endocarditis in children
    Laurence B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1273-8. 2004
    ..Pneumococcal endocarditis in children is unusual but often has serious complications...
  21. pmc Vancomycin MICs for Staphylococcus aureus vary by detection method and have subtly increased in a pediatric population since 2005
    Edward O Mason
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1628-30. 2009
    ..3) was not different. We conclude that MICs for pediatric isolates have increased slightly since 2005 and therapeutic decisions based on vancomycin MICs need to be made by considering the methodology used...
  22. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal infections in children with asplenia
    Gordon E Schutze
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:278-82. 2002
    ..Asplenia is associated with an increased risk of infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Overwhelming infection can be fulminate and lead to a fatal outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroups 15 and 33: an increasing cause of pneumococcal infections in children in the United States after the introduction of the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:301-5. 2006
    ..Serogroups 15 and 33 have emerged as nonvaccine serotypes causing invasive disease. We describe the clinical characteristics of children with infections caused by these serogroups and determined the genetic relationship of the strains...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serotype 19A is the most common Streptococcus pneumoniae isolate in children with chronic sinusitis
    J Chase McNeil
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and daggerTexas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:766-8. 2009
    ..In this study, sinus cultures which grew Streptococcus pneumoniae at Texas Children's Hospital were evaluated with regard to pneumococcal serotype, antimicrobial susceptibility, and frequency of coinfecting organisms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Altered neutrophil counts at diagnosis of invasive meningococcal infection in children
    Dawit E Demissie
    From the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas of Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital San Diego, San Diego, CA Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX and Department of Child Health, Division of Infectious Disease and Rheumatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1070-2. 2013
    ..Endothelial margination of mature neutrophils may increase the immature-to-total neutrophil ratio (ITR). These changes have not been previously well-described in invasive meningococcal disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis associated with staphylococcal osteomyelitis in children
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1673-9. 2006
    ..We describe clinical features of infections and molecular characterization of isolates of children at Texas Children's Hospital with S aureus osteomyelitis and VT...
  27. ncbi request reprint Three-year surveillance of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1785-91. 2005
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates are increasingly frequent causes of skin and soft-tissue infections or invasive infections in many communities...
  28. pmc Executive summary: the management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    John S Bradley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children s Hospital of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:617-30. 2011
    ..Site-of-care management, diagnosis, antimicrobial and adjunctive surgical therapy, and prevention are discussed. Areas that warrant future investigations are also highlighted...
  29. ncbi request reprint Macrolide resistance among middle ear isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae observed at eight United States pediatric centers: prevalence of M and MLSB phenotypes
    Edward O Mason
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:623-7. 2003
    ..The association of prior specific macrolide therapy with the isolation of a macrolide resistant strain has not been reported...
  30. ncbi request reprint Linezolid for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital MC 3 2371, 6621 Fannin Street, Suite 1150, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S178-85. 2003
    ..Infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are becoming increasingly prevalent. Linezolid is effective and well-tolerated in the treatment of adults with MRSA infections...
  31. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin compared with beta-lactam antibiotic treatment failures in pneumococcal infections of children
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:399-405. 2004
    ..To determine whether treatment failures occurred more commonly with azithromycin than with beta-lactam antibiotics in children who developed invasive pneumococcal disease within 30 days of receiving prior antimicrobial therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint The changing face of pleural empyemas in children: epidemiology and management
    Karen D Schultz
    Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonology Section, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1735-40. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in term and late-preterm previously healthy neonates
    Regine M Fortunov
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 120:937-45. 2007
    ..We describe the evaluation and treatment of neonatal community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus disease in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus...
  34. ncbi request reprint Linezolid versus vancomycin for treatment of resistant Gram-positive infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, MC3 2371, Feigin Center No 1150, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:677-86. 2003
    ..Pediatric infections caused by resistant Gram-positive infections are an increasing concern with limited treatment options. Linezolid, a new oxazolidinone, is active against staphylococci, streptococci and enterococci...
  35. doi request reprint Pneumococcal mastoiditis in children and the emergence of multidrug-resistant serotype 19A isolates
    Julina Ongkasuwan
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 122:34-9. 2008
    ..We review the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal mastoiditis in children at Texas Children's Hospital...
  36. pmc Pediatric antibody response to community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection is directed to Panton-Valentine leukocidin
    Eric L Brown
    Center for Infectious Disease, University of Texas School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:139-41. 2009
    ..The data show that patients infected with Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL)-positive strains developed a dominant immunoglobulin G anti-PVL antibody response that correlates with markers of inflammation...
  37. doi request reprint Nasal Staphylococcus aureus colonization among mothers of term and late preterm previously healthy neonates with community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Regine M Fortunov
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:74-6. 2011
    ..S. aureus nasal colonization was greater in case than control pairs. Neonates were more often infected with their nasal strain than their mother's nasal strain...
  38. ncbi request reprint Recurrent community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in children presenting to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas
    Claire E Bocchini
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1189-93. 2013
    ..We sought to define the clinical features and laboratory findings of children with recurrent community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections presenting to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX...
  39. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric oncology patients: high rates of antimicrobial resistance, antiseptic tolerance and complications
    J Chase McNeil
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:124-8. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we determined the prevalence of the chlorhexidine resistance gene qacA/B from isolates in this unique population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multicenter surveillance of invasive meningococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e979-84. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to collect demographic, clinical, laboratory, and outcome information for infants and children who had Neisseria meningitidis infections of various serogroups and were cared for in 10 pediatric hospitals...
  41. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in term and near-term previously healthy neonates
    Regine M Fortunov
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:874-81. 2006
    ..Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are increasing among children...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clindamycin treatment of invasive infections caused by community-acquired, methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in children
    Gerardo Martinez-Aguilar
    Baylor International Pediatrics Aids Initiative, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:593-8. 2003
    ..We compared the outcome of therapy for MRSA with that of methicillin-susceptible (MSSA) invasive infections in children treated with clindamycin, vancomycin or beta-lactam antibiotics...
  43. pmc Mupirocin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus causing recurrent skin and soft tissue infections in children
    J Chase McNeil
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Feigin Center, Suite 1150, 1102 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:2431-3. 2011
    ..aureus (21.4%) than methicillin-resistant S. aureus (8.3%; P=0.03). Seven of 20 mupirocin-resistant isolates displayed clindamycin resistance...
  44. ncbi request reprint USA300 is the predominant genotype causing Staphylococcus aureus septic arthritis in children
    Maria A Carrillo-Marquez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1076-80. 2009
    ..Staphylococcus aureus is the most common cause of septic arthritis (SA) in children. USA300 is the predominant community methicillin-resistant (MRSA) clone. Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes (pvl) have been associated with severe disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary manifestations in children with invasive community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:583-90. 2005
    ..Primary pneumonia and metastatic pulmonary infection have become more common in patients with invasive community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus disease at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH; Houston)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Six year multicenter surveillance of invasive pneumococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:141-7. 2002
    ..Monitor clinical and microbiologic features including antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive pneumococcal infections among children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus musculoskeletal infections in children
    Gerardo Martinez-Aguilar
    Baylor International Pediatrics Aids Initiative, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:701-6. 2004
    ..The clinical characteristics and virulence factors related to musculoskeletal infections caused by community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in children are not well-defined...
  48. pmc Constitutive production of catalytic antibodies to a Staphylococcus aureus virulence factor and effect of infection
    Eric L Brown
    Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Biol Chem 287:9940-51. 2012
    ..These data suggest a potential defense function for constitutively produced catalytic antibodies to a putative superantigenic site of Efb, but an adaptive catalytic response appears to be proscribed...
  49. pmc In vitro activities of cethromycin (ABT-773), a new ketolide, against Streptococcus pneumoniae strains that are not susceptible to penicillin or macrolides
    Edward O Mason
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:166-9. 2003
    ..The ketolides appear to be active antimicrobials against penicillin- and macrolide-resistant pneumococci...
  50. ncbi request reprint Treatment of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:457-8. 2005
  51. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric patients with diabetes mellitus
    Erin N Menne
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Infect 65:135-41. 2012
    ..To describe Staphylococcus aureus infections in children with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  52. pmc Characterization of nontypeable and atypical Streptococcus pneumoniae pediatric isolates from 1994 to 2010
    Jessica Ing
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1326-30. 2012
    ..In conclusion, few isolates were truly nontypeable by Quellung reaction, and MLST and the presence of psaA proved useful in distinguishing between atypical pneumococci and other streptococcal species...
  53. pmc Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
    Sarah K Highlander
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:99. 2007
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest that USA300 is more virulent than other CA-MRSA. The genetic determinants that render virulence and dominance to USA300 remain unclear...
  54. doi request reprint Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or clindamycin for treatment of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections
    David Y Hyun
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:57-9. 2009
    ..No significant differences were observed in the percentage of patients who returned to the emergency center or clinics because of worsening or incomplete resolution of the infected site...
  55. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 17:113-9. 2006
    ..Community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) infections have changed several aspects of staphylococcal infections in children including the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory approach, antibiotic management, and prevention...
  56. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of pneumococcal antibiotic resistance and treatment of pneumococcal infections in 2002
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children s Hospital, MC 3 2371, 6621 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:250-60. 2002
  57. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus infections in HIV-positive children and adolescents
    J Chase McNeil
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:284-6. 2012
    ..Case patients had more advanced HIV disease as measured by CD4 T-cell counts, log10 human immunodeficiency viral load, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention category of disease, than controls...
  58. doi request reprint Community-acquired staphylococcal musculoskeletal infection in infants and young children: necessity of contrast-enhanced MRI for the diagnosis of growth cartilage involvement
    Lorna P Browne
    Edward B Singleton Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Texas Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, MC 2251, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:194-9. 2012
    ..The study objective is to assess the diagnostic efficacy of contrast-enhanced and unenhanced MRI sequences for the diagnosis of community-acquired S. aureus extremity skeletal infection in infants and young children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Use of linezolid in children. Introduction
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S151-2. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of risk factors and demographic and clinical characteristics of community-acquired, methicillin-resistant versus methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection in children
    Carlos A Sattler
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Infectious Disease Laboratory, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:910-7. 2002
    ..Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant (CA-MRSA) infections in children are increasing in frequency for unknown reasons...
  61. doi request reprint Needle aspiration for the etiologic diagnosis of children with cellulitis in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Falgun Patel Wylie
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:503-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of needle aspiration in pediatric patients with cellulitis in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the evaluation and management of bone and joint infections and the role of new antibiotics for gram positive infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 634:111-20. 2009
    ..The role of newer antibiotics such as linezolid and daptomycin for the treatment of CA-MRSA musculoskeletal infections in children needs further study...
  63. pmc Clonality of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 isolates from pediatric patients in the United States
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Mail Code 3 2371, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2810-2. 2004
    ..Multilocus sequence type characterization was performed on selected isolates. Four different genomic banding patterns were identified by Rep-PCR. One profile (clone 1) was predominant and matched sequence type 227...
  64. ncbi request reprint Implications of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a community-acquired pathogen in pediatric patients
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:747-57. 2005
    ..This article discusses epidemiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, and prevention...
  65. doi request reprint Commentary: Prevention of recurrent staphylococcal infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:935-7. 2008
  66. doi request reprint Optimal imaging strategy for community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus musculoskeletal infections in children
    Lorna P Browne
    Edward B Singleton Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:841-7. 2008
    ..Imaging is frequently requested in these children for diagnosis and planning of therapeutic interventions...
  67. doi request reprint A bullous lesion in a neutropenic adolescent
    Cara B Doughty
    Department of Pediatrics, Sections of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:100-1. 2009
    ..Ecthyma gangrenosum can be the herald of severe sepsis in neutropenic children...
  68. ncbi request reprint Treatment of adenovirus pneumonia with cidofovir in pediatric lung transplant recipients
    Minh L Doan
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pulmonology, Congenital Heart Surgery Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:883-9. 2007
    ..Cidofovir allows for directed therapy but can result in nephrotoxicity. We report our experience with cidofovir for the treatment of adenovirus pneumonia in pediatric lung transplant recipients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Hemophagocytic syndrome after Kawasaki disease
    Debra L Palazzi
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:663-6. 2003
    ..We describe the clinical and laboratory features of two children with HPS after KD and review the three previously reported pediatric cases of recrudescence of HD leading to HPS...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cat-scratch disease occurring in three siblings simultaneously
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:467-8. 2003
    ..Case 3 was a 13-year-old male adolescent with adenitis of the neck and thigh. All three patients were treated with rifampin with improvement of their symptoms...
  71. doi request reprint The management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    John S Bradley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children s Hospital of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:e25-76. 2011
    ..Site-of-care management, diagnosis, antimicrobial and adjunctive surgical therapy, and prevention are discussed. Areas that warrant future investigations are also highlighted...
  72. ncbi request reprint Management of pneumococcal meningitis
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:589-91; discussion 613-4. 2002
    ..Dexamethasone remains the only adjunctive antiinflammatory therapy to consider. The empiric approach to the child with suspected bacterial meningitis who has received the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine currently remains unchanged...
  73. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media due to penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1738-44. 2005
    ..The impact of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7 [Prevnar]) on penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae (PNSP) recovered from children with acute otitis media (AOM) is unclear...
  74. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of children with complicated pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Tina Q Tan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1-6. 2002
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Multinational study of pneumococcal serotypes causing acute otitis media in children
    William P Hausdorff
    Wyeth Vaccines, West Henrietta, NY 14586, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1008-16. 2002
    ..More than 90 immunologically distinct pneumococcal serotypes have been identified, but limited information is available regarding their relative importance in AOM...
  76. ncbi request reprint Review of antibiotic resistance, antibiotic treatment and prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S153-8. 2004
  77. ncbi request reprint Fever and rash complicating osteomyelitis
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:124, 213-5. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute otitis media consensus recommendations
    Alejandro Hoberman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:373-90. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis
    Allan R Tunkel
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1267-84. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint Ampicillin and penicillin concentration in serum and pleural fluid of hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia
    Gustavo Giachetto
    Departamentos de Pediatría, Farmacología y Terapéutica, y Bacteriología y Virología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:625-9. 2004
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint New antibiotics and bacterial resistance. Rational prescribing in pediatric infection
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 549:5-8. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint Linezolid for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections in children
    Ram Yogev
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S172-7. 2003
    ..Many pathogens are developing decreased susceptibility to currently used antibiotics, increasing the need for new therapies. Linezolid is well-tolerated and effective in the treatment of these infections in adults...
  83. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:787-97, vii. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of abbreviated and delayed 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine dosing regimens
    Barbara E Mahon
    Departments of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, T3E, Boston University School of Public Health and Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Vaccine 24:2514-20. 2006
    ..Data for regimens begun at 12-23 months were inconclusive. These data support the use of the 2-dose and 3-dose infant PCV7 regimens when the full series cannot be delivered and detail the limitations of abbreviated dosing regimens...
  85. ncbi request reprint Hematologic effects of linezolid in young children
    H Cody Meissner
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, NEMCH Box 321, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S186-92. 2003
    ..In adults linezolid treatment for >/=2 weeks has been associated with reversible hematopoietic suppression, primarily thrombocytopenia...
  86. ncbi request reprint Use of linezolid in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:870-2. 2002
  87. ncbi request reprint Meningococcal control in the United States and Africa
    Stanley A Plotkin
    J Infect Dis 193:754-5. 2006
  88. ncbi request reprint An eighteenth-century disease in the year 2001
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:147, 232-4. 2002