Timothy L McCavit

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prophylactic penicillin after 5 years of age in patients with sickle cell disease: a survey of sickle cell disease experts
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9063, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:935-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint National trends in incidence rates of hospitalization for stroke in children with sickle cell disease
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:823-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Hospitalization for invasive pneumococcal disease in a national sample of children with sickle cell disease before and after PCV7 licensure
    Timothy L McCavit
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:945-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Bordetella holmesii bacteremia in sickle cell disease
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:814-6. 2008
  5. pmc Time-to-antibiotic administration as a quality of care measure in children with febrile neutropenia: a survey of pediatric oncology centers
    Timothy L McCavit
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:303-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Hospital volume, hospital teaching status, patient socioeconomic status, and outcomes in patients hospitalized with sickle cell disease
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and Children s Medical Center Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:377-80. 2011
  7. pmc Increase in invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in children with sickle cell disease since pneumococcal conjugate vaccine licensure
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 158:505-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Prompt administration of antibiotics is associated with improved outcomes in febrile neutropenia in children with cancer
    Matthew Fletcher
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1299-306. 2013
  9. pmc Improved survival of children and adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Charles T Quinn
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Blood 115:3447-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Intravenous low molecular weight iron dextran in children with iron deficiency anemia unresponsive to oral iron
    Ellen S Plummer
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Children s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1747-52. 2013

Collaborators

  • Charles T Quinn
  • Glenn Flores
  • Chul Ahn
  • Ellen S Plummer
  • Matthew Fletcher
  • Colleen Hadden
  • Shelley E Crary
  • Naomi Winick
  • Hailey Hodgkiss
  • Song Zhang
  • Rachel Browning
  • Tanja Hoffman
  • George R Buchanan

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Prophylactic penicillin after 5 years of age in patients with sickle cell disease: a survey of sickle cell disease experts
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9063, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:935-9. 2013
    ..In this study, we sought to describe current practice patterns of pediatric hematologists related to cessation of penicillin prophylaxis for children with SCD after 5 years of age...
  2. doi request reprint National trends in incidence rates of hospitalization for stroke in children with sickle cell disease
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:823-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, we aimed to generate national incidence rates of hospitalization for stroke in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) before and after publication of the Stroke Prevention Trial in Sickle Cell Anemia (STOP trial) in 1998...
  3. doi request reprint Hospitalization for invasive pneumococcal disease in a national sample of children with sickle cell disease before and after PCV7 licensure
    Timothy L McCavit
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:945-9. 2012
    ..To estimate national hospitalization rates for invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) before and after the 2000 licensure of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7)...
  4. doi request reprint Bordetella holmesii bacteremia in sickle cell disease
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:814-6. 2008
    ..holmesii infection from other invasive bacterial infections in SCD. Providers for patients with SCD should be aware of this pathogen and ensure that their microbiology laboratories are capable of isolating and identifying this organism...
  5. pmc Time-to-antibiotic administration as a quality of care measure in children with febrile neutropenia: a survey of pediatric oncology centers
    Timothy L McCavit
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:303-5. 2012
    ..Most reported using a benchmark of less than 60 min from arrival. TTA is a commonly used QOC measure for pediatric FN despite an absence of studies establishing its validity and a lack of data supporting its impact on outcomes of FN...
  6. doi request reprint Hospital volume, hospital teaching status, patient socioeconomic status, and outcomes in patients hospitalized with sickle cell disease
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and Children s Medical Center Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:377-80. 2011
    ..36; 95% CI, 1.05, 1.76) and [2] decreased LOS (quintiles 1–4 vs. quintile 5, effect estimate 20.08; 95%CI, 20.12, 20.04). These are the first data describing associations between lower SCD-specific hospital volumes and poorer outcomes...
  7. pmc Increase in invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in children with sickle cell disease since pneumococcal conjugate vaccine licensure
    Timothy L McCavit
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 158:505-7. 2011
    ..We report 10 IPD cases since pneumococcal protein-conjugate vaccine licensure, including a recent surge of non-vaccine serotypes. IPD continues to be a serious risk in sickle cell disease...
  8. doi request reprint Prompt administration of antibiotics is associated with improved outcomes in febrile neutropenia in children with cancer
    Matthew Fletcher
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1299-306. 2013
    ..Time-to-antibiotic (TTA) administration is a widely used quality-of-care measure for children with cancer and febrile neutropenia (FN). We sought to determine whether TTA is associated with outcomes of FN...
  9. pmc Improved survival of children and adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Charles T Quinn
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Blood 115:3447-52. 2010
    ..In summary, most children with SCD now survive the childhood years, but young adults who transition to adult medical care are at high risk for early death...
  10. doi request reprint Intravenous low molecular weight iron dextran in children with iron deficiency anemia unresponsive to oral iron
    Ellen S Plummer
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Children s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1747-52. 2013
    ..In this study we report our initial experience using LMWID in children with iron deficiency in whom oral iron was ineffective...