Flor M Munoz

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Maternal immunization: an update for pediatricians
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Ann 42:153-8. 2013
  2. pmc Rapid research response to the 2009 A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza pandemic (Revised)
    Wendy A Keitel
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:177. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Group B Streptococcus vaccination in pregnancy: moving toward a global maternal immunization program
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 31:D46-51. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Research on vaccines during pregnancy: protocol design and assessment of safety
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 31:4274-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccines in pregnant women
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:S33-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving influenza immunization in pregnant women and healthcare workers
    Melanie E Mouzoon
    Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:209-16. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection
    Luis A Castagnini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:78-84. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Medically attended pediatric influenza during the resurgence of the Victoria lineage of influenza B virus
    Ladonna K Hite
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 11:40-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to type III group B streptococcal polysaccharide in breast milk
    Morven S Edwards
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:961-3. 2004
  10. pmc A dose-response evaluation of inactivated influenza vaccine given intranasally and intramuscularly to healthy young adults
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 25:5367-73. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Maternal immunization: an update for pediatricians
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Ann 42:153-8. 2013
    ..Women who are not immune to rubella should be immunized after delivery. Similarly, the influenza and Tdap vaccinations may be administered postpartum in women who were not vaccinated during pregnancy...
  2. pmc Rapid research response to the 2009 A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza pandemic (Revised)
    Wendy A Keitel
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:177. 2013
    ..Sera were tested for the presence and level of HAI and neutralizing antibodies against the A(H1N1)pdm09 virus...
  3. doi request reprint Group B Streptococcus vaccination in pregnancy: moving toward a global maternal immunization program
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 31:D46-51. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Research on vaccines during pregnancy: protocol design and assessment of safety
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 31:4274-9. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccines in pregnant women
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:S33-7. 2012
    ..Safety barriers to the use of vaccines during pregnancy can be addressed through research, active surveillance, and education...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving influenza immunization in pregnant women and healthcare workers
    Melanie E Mouzoon
    Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:209-16. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of several strategies to increase influenza immunization in a multispecialty clinic...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection
    Luis A Castagnini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:78-84. 2012
    ..In January 2008, this recommendation was implemented in a predominantly Hispanic, medically underserved population at Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH) in Houston (hereafter the intervention population)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medically attended pediatric influenza during the resurgence of the Victoria lineage of influenza B virus
    Ladonna K Hite
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 11:40-7. 2007
    ..During the 2002-2003 season, a new variant of influenza B co-circulated with influenza A viruses. This study examines the characteristics and outcomes of children with influenza A and B virus infection vs. other acute respiratory illnesses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to type III group B streptococcal polysaccharide in breast milk
    Morven S Edwards
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:961-3. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc A dose-response evaluation of inactivated influenza vaccine given intranasally and intramuscularly to healthy young adults
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 25:5367-73. 2007
    ..Nasal IgA antibody responses were more common when vaccine was administered IN; and, when the IN dosage was increased, the primary benefit from IN vaccine over IM vaccine appeared to be greater induction of nasal secretory antibody...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pertussis in infants, children, and adolescents: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 17:14-9. 2006
    ..An acellular pertussis vaccine booster for adolescents has been recommended in the United States and other industrialized countries. Active immunization and early diagnosis are crucial in the management of pertussis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1098-106. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of influenza vaccine that is administered in the second or third trimester of gestation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus infection in infancy and early childhood
    Flor M Munoz
    Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 221 D, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 4:99-104. 2003
    ..Family members, including other children and all other close contacts, should also receive influenza vaccine to reduce transmission to children at risk and infants in the first 6 months of life...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcomes of neonatal pertussis: a comparative study
    Luis A Castagnini
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 156:498-500. 2010
    ..Clinicians should have a high index of suspicion so that appropriate supportive care can be initiated promptly...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of influenza in children
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 221 D, MC BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:72-8. 2002
    ..Immunization of all children has a positive impact on the occurrence of influenza infection and its complications, both in those at greater risk and in the entire population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Persistent fever in a four-year-old child
    Andreea C Cazacu
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:158-9; discussion 227-8. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pertussis antibodies in maternal delivery, cord, and infant serum
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:335-40. 2004
    ..Passively acquired maternal antibodies protect infants from many pathogens. With increasing reports of infant pertussis, we evaluated pertussis antibodies in maternal-infant paired sera from 1999-2000...
  18. ncbi request reprint Technology evaluation: FluINsure, ID Biomedical
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 6:212-20. 2004
    ..ID Biomedical (formerly Intellivax International) is developing a trivalent nasal influenza vaccine, FluINsure, for the potential treatment of influenza. The vaccine is currently in phase II clinical trials...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium simiae cervical lymphadenitis
    Niraj C Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:362-3. 2007
    ..We describe a previously healthy child with M. simiae necrotizing granulomatous cervical lymphadenitis. Cure was achieved with excision of the affected nodes and adjunctive antimicrobial therapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis among adult visitors of children with suspected tuberculosis and employees at a children's hospital
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:568-72. 2002
    ..We prospectively evaluated adults accompanying children hospitalized for suspected TB at a children's hospital to determine the frequency of undiagnosed, potentially contagious disease...