Louis Vernacchio

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep position of low birth weight infants
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 111:633-40. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL) on T-helper cells when administered as an adjuvant with pneumocococcal-CRM197 conjugate vaccine in healthy toddlers
    Louis Vernacchio
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vaccine 20:3658-67. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Pseudoephedrine use among US children, 1999-2006: results from the Slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1299-304. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Cough and cold medication use by US children, 1999-2006: results from the slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e323-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of acute otitis media by primary care physicians: trends since the release of the 2004 American Academy of Pediatrics/American Academy of Family Physicians clinical practice guideline
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 120:281-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity of parental reporting of recent episodes of acute otitis media: a Slone Center Office-Based Research (SCOR) Network study
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:160-3. 2007
  7. pmc Tolerability of oral xylitol solution in young children: implications for otitis media prophylaxis
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:89-94. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persistent diarrhea in a community-based cohort of young US children
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:52-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practices relating to the 2004 acute otitis media clinical practice guideline: a survey of practicing physicians
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:385-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea in American infants and young children in the community setting: incidence, clinical presentation and microbiology
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:2-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. XYLITOL FOR ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA PROPHYLAXIS
    Louis Vernacchio; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep position of low birth weight infants
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 111:633-40. 2003
    ..To describe sleep positions among low birth weight infants, variations in sleep position according to birth weight, and changes in sleep position over time. To analyze risk factors and influences associated with prone sleep...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL) on T-helper cells when administered as an adjuvant with pneumocococcal-CRM197 conjugate vaccine in healthy toddlers
    Louis Vernacchio
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vaccine 20:3658-67. 2002
    ..These findings demonstrate a dose-dependent effect of MPL on T-helper cell type 1 (TH-1) responses to the carrier protein and also suggest an effect on T-helper cell type 2 (TH-2) responses...
  3. doi request reprint Pseudoephedrine use among US children, 1999-2006: results from the Slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1299-304. 2008
    ..We sought to describe the prevalence and patterns of pseudoephedrine use among US children and to assess any change since the 2005 law took effect...
  4. doi request reprint Cough and cold medication use by US children, 1999-2006: results from the slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e323-9. 2008
    ..We sought to describe the prevalence and patterns of pediatric use of cough and cold medications, with particular attention to use among young children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of acute otitis media by primary care physicians: trends since the release of the 2004 American Academy of Pediatrics/American Academy of Family Physicians clinical practice guideline
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 120:281-7. 2007
    ..We sought to describe primary care physicians' current management of acute otitis media to compare it with the guideline's recommendations and describe trends since 2004...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity of parental reporting of recent episodes of acute otitis media: a Slone Center Office-Based Research (SCOR) Network study
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:160-3. 2007
    ..We assessed the validity of parents' reports of their children's acute otitis media (AOM) history over the previous month in a pilot study of xylitol for AOM prevention...
  7. pmc Tolerability of oral xylitol solution in young children: implications for otitis media prophylaxis
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:89-94. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the tolerability and acceptability in young children of oral xylitol solution at doses of 5g three times-a-day (TID) and 7.5g once daily (QD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persistent diarrhea in a community-based cohort of young US children
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:52-8. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to define the characteristics and microbiology of persistent diarrhea (PD) in US children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practices relating to the 2004 acute otitis media clinical practice guideline: a survey of practicing physicians
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:385-9. 2006
    ..To identify primary care physicians' familiarity with the 2004 acute otitis media (AOM) clinical practice guideline and to compare their practices with its recommendations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea in American infants and young children in the community setting: incidence, clinical presentation and microbiology
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:2-7. 2006
    ..The characteristics and microbiology of the full spectrum of pediatric diarrhea occurring in the U.S. community setting are not well-understood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in the diagnosis of otitis media in infancy
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:795-804. 2004
    ..Several risk factors have been associated with OM, but the relationship between OM and race/ethnicity remains controversial. We sought to define the relationship between OM diagnosis and race/ethnicity in infants...
  12. doi request reprint Medication use among children <12 years of age in the United States: results from the Slone Survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 124:446-54. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Xylitol to prevent acute otitis media
    Louis Vernacchio
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:863-4; author reply 864. 2007

Research Grants1

  1. XYLITOL FOR ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA PROPHYLAXIS
    Louis Vernacchio; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A preliminary estimate of the effect size of xylitol treatment from the pilot RCT will suggest whether the effect if sufficiently large to warrant a large formal RCT to be proposed. ..