Samir S Shah

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Macrolide therapy and outcomes in a multicenter cohort of children hospitalized with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:311-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid enterovirus testing in infants 56 days or younger
    Maya Dewan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:824-30. 2010
  3. pmc Prevalence of bacteremia in hospitalized pediatric patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Angela L Myers
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics and the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:736-40. 2013
  4. pmc Herpes simplex virus testing and hospital length of stay in neonates and young infants
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 156:738-43. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Impact of bacterial meningitis-associated conditions on pediatric inpatient resource utilization
    Jillian Mongelluzzo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:E1-7. 2010
  6. pmc Defining cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count reference values in neonates and young infants
    Lori A Kestenbaum
    MSCE, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Room 1526 North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 125:257-64. 2010
  7. pmc Costs of treating children with complicated pneumonia: a comparison of primary video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and chest tube placement
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:71-7. 2010
  8. pmc Adjunct corticosteroids in children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Anna K Weiss
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Room 1526, North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e255-63. 2011
  9. pmc Comparative effectiveness of pleural drainage procedures for the treatment of complicated pneumonia in childhood
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Departments of Pediatrics and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:256-63. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of cerebrospinal fluid gram stain in children with suspected bacterial meningitis
    Kate Brizzi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:195-7. 2012

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Macrolide therapy and outcomes in a multicenter cohort of children hospitalized with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:311-7. 2012
    ..Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common cause of community-acquired pneumonia in childhood. Few studies have addressed the association of antimicrobial treatment and outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid enterovirus testing in infants 56 days or younger
    Maya Dewan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:824-30. 2010
    ..To determine whether cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) enterovirus polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing of febrile neonates is associated with a shorter hospital length of stay (LOS)...
  3. pmc Prevalence of bacteremia in hospitalized pediatric patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Angela L Myers
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics and the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:736-40. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Herpes simplex virus testing and hospital length of stay in neonates and young infants
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 156:738-43. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Impact of bacterial meningitis-associated conditions on pediatric inpatient resource utilization
    Jillian Mongelluzzo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:E1-7. 2010
    ..To define the epidemiology of systemic complications and focal infections associated with bacterial meningitis and quantify how the presence of such complications affects in-hospital healthcare resource utilization...
  6. pmc Defining cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count reference values in neonates and young infants
    Lori A Kestenbaum
    MSCE, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Room 1526 North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 125:257-64. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine accurate, age-specific reference values for CSF WBC counts in a large population of neonates and young infants...
  7. pmc Costs of treating children with complicated pneumonia: a comparison of primary video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and chest tube placement
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:71-7. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Adjunct corticosteroids in children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Anna K Weiss
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Room 1526, North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e255-63. 2011
    ..To determine if systemic corticosteroid therapy is associated with improved outcomes for children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  9. pmc Comparative effectiveness of pleural drainage procedures for the treatment of complicated pneumonia in childhood
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Departments of Pediatrics and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:256-63. 2011
    ..To determine the comparative effectiveness of common pleural drainage procedures for treatment of pneumonia complicated by parapneumonic effusion (ie, complicated pneumonia)...
  10. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of cerebrospinal fluid gram stain in children with suspected bacterial meningitis
    Kate Brizzi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:195-7. 2012
    ..1% (95% confidence interval, 29.8%-64.9%). The sensitivity was 95.2% for those with definite or probable meningitis. Antibiotic pretreatment did not affect results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the decision to test young infants for herpes simplex virus infection
    Daniela M Cohen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1156-8. 2007
    ..Recognized factors, such as mode of delivery, were not associated with HSV testing. The factors currently used by physicians in the decision to order this test do not best reflect the likelihood of HSV infection...
  12. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid enrichment broth cultures rarely contribute to the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:318-20. 2012
    ..Enrichment broth cultures rarely contributed to the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis, and positive CSF enrichment broth cultures contributed to diagnostic uncertainty...
  13. pmc Age-specific reference values for cerebrospinal fluid protein concentration in neonates and young infants
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:22-7. 2011
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) protein values decline over the first few months of life as the infant's blood-CSF barrier matures. However, published studies differ in the reported rate, timing, and magnitude of this decline...
  14. doi request reprint Variation in emergency department diagnostic testing and disposition outcomes in pneumonia
    Todd A Florin
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 132:237-44. 2013
    ....
  15. pmc Blood cultures in the emergency department evaluation of childhood pneumonia
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:475-9. 2011
    ..Blood cultures are frequently obtained in the emergency department (ED) evaluation of children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  16. doi request reprint Discordant antibiotic therapy and length of stay in children hospitalized for urinary tract infection
    Karen E Jerardi
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:622-7. 2012
    ..Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common reason for pediatric hospitalizations...
  17. doi request reprint How long does it take to "rule out" bacteremia in children with central venous catheters?
    Samir S Shah
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Room 1526, North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:135-41. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc Delayed acyclovir therapy and death among neonates with herpes simplex virus infection
    Samir S Shah
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 128:1153-60. 2011
    ..To determine the association of delayed acyclovir therapy with death among neonates with herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection...
  19. doi request reprint Primary early thoracoscopy and reduction in length of hospital stay and additional procedures among children with complicated pneumonia: results of a multicenter retrospective cohort study
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:675-81. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Ambulatory visit rates and antibiotic prescribing for children with pneumonia, 1994-2007
    Matthew P Kronman
    Abramson Research Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Room 1202F, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:411-8. 2011
    ..Although no pediatric CAP treatment guidelines are available, current data support narrow-spectrum antibiotics as the first-line treatment for most patients with CAP...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of clinical history on chest radiograph interpretation
    Matthew Test
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:359-64. 2013
    ..The inclusion of clinical information may have unrecognized influence in the interpretation of diagnostic testing...
  22. pmc Quality improvement methods increase appropriate antibiotic prescribing for childhood pneumonia
    Lilliam Ambroggio
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1623-31. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate if quality improvement (QI) methods could improve appropriate antibiotic prescribing in a setting without a formal antimicrobial stewardship program...
  23. doi request reprint Adjustment of cerebrospinal fluid protein for red blood cells in neonates and young infants
    Elizabeth M Hines
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:325-8. 2012
    ..To determine the relationship between cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) red blood cell (RBC) count and CSF protein in neonates and young infants undergoing lumbar puncture...
  24. ncbi request reprint Routine cerebrospinal fluid enterovirus polymerase chain reaction testing reduces hospitalization and antibiotic use for infants 90 days of age or younger
    Rebecca L King
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 120:489-96. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Off-label drug use in hospitalized children
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:282-90. 2007
    ..To describe the magnitude of off-label drug use, to identify drugs most commonly used off-label, and to identify factors associated with off-label drug use in children hospitalized in the United States...
  26. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of and risk factors for Acinetobacter species bloodstream infection in children
    Shana C Segal
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:920-6. 2007
    ..Acinetobacter species has emerged as an important cause of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections (BSI) in adults. Little is known about development of Acinetobacter spp. BSI in children...
  27. doi request reprint Corticosteroids and mortality in children with bacterial meningitis
    Jillian Mongelluzzo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 299:2048-55. 2008
    ..In adults, adjuvant corticosteroids significantly reduce mortality associated with bacterial meningitis; however, in children, studies reveal conflicting results...
  28. doi request reprint Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young infants with urinary tract infections
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 153:290-2. 2008
    ..Among patients with urinary tract infections and without traumatic lumbar punctures, sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis was uncommon (0%-8%, depending on the definition) in contrast to earlier studies reporting this association...
  29. pmc Intravenous immunoglobulin in children with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1369-76. 2009
    ..This study aims to describe the epidemiology of streptococcal TSS in children and to determine whether adjunctive therapy with IVIG is associated with improved outcomes...
  30. pmc Decline in varicella-related ambulatory visits and hospitalizations in the United States since routine immunization against varicella
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:199-204. 2010
    ..Widespread varicella vaccination has led to substantial decreases in varicella-related mortality and hospitalizations. The effect of the vaccine on ambulatory care utilization is poorly defined...