Pranita D Tamma

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Pranita D Tamma
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:547-52. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, 200 North Wolfe Street Suite 3095, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:245-60. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Can matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF) enhance antimicrobial stewardship efforts in the acute care setting?
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:990-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The use of cefepime for treating AmpC β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, MHS Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:781-8. 2013
  5. pmc Does the piperacillin minimum inhibitory concentration for Pseudomonas aeruginosa influence clinical outcomes of children with pseudomonal bacteremia?
    Pranita D Tamma
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:799-806. 2012
  6. pmc Combination therapy for treatment of infections with gram-negative bacteria
    Pranita D Tamma
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:450-70. 2012
  7. doi request reprint An outbreak of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Pranita D Tamma
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:631-4. 2012
  8. pmc Does prolonged β-lactam infusions improve clinical outcomes compared to intermittent infusions? A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized, controlled trials
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:181. 2011
  9. pmc Behavior outbursts, orofacial dyskinesias, and CSF pleocytosis in a healthy child
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, 200 N Wolfe St, Suite 3150, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e242-5. 2011
  10. pmc Ventilator-associated tracheitis in children: does antibiotic duration matter?
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:1324-31. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Pranita D Tamma
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:547-52. 2009
    ..In this article, we review the evidentiary basis for the recommendation of vaccination of all women who will be pregnant during the influenza season and safety data of influenza vaccination during pregnancy...
  2. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, 200 North Wolfe Street Suite 3095, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:245-60. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Can matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF) enhance antimicrobial stewardship efforts in the acute care setting?
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:990-5. 2013
    ..8% and 44.6% patients based on the treating physician's choices and stewardship team recommendations, respectively. Clinicians should be aware of scenarios in which MALDI-TOF can optimize antibiotic therapy. ..
  4. doi request reprint The use of cefepime for treating AmpC β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, MHS Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:781-8. 2013
    ..To minimize the possibility of treatment selection bias, 1:1 nearest neighbor propensity score matching was performed prior to regression analysis...
  5. pmc Does the piperacillin minimum inhibitory concentration for Pseudomonas aeruginosa influence clinical outcomes of children with pseudomonal bacteremia?
    Pranita D Tamma
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:799-806. 2012
    ..Data on whether PK-PD modeling correlates with clinical outcomes in children are needed before resorting to broader classes of antibiotics to treat P. aeruginosa...
  6. pmc Combination therapy for treatment of infections with gram-negative bacteria
    Pranita D Tamma
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:450-70. 2012
    ..In this review, we summarize the available data comparing monotherapy versus combination antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of infections with Gram-negative bacteria...
  7. doi request reprint An outbreak of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Pranita D Tamma
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:631-4. 2012
    ..Although the source of infection was unknown, overcrowding and understaffing appeared to have been aggravating factors...
  8. pmc Does prolonged β-lactam infusions improve clinical outcomes compared to intermittent infusions? A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized, controlled trials
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:181. 2011
    ..The primary objective of this meta-analysis was to determine if prolonged β-lactam infusion resulted in decreased mortality and improved clinical cure compared to intermittent β-lactam infusion...
  9. pmc Behavior outbursts, orofacial dyskinesias, and CSF pleocytosis in a healthy child
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, 200 N Wolfe St, Suite 3150, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e242-5. 2011
    ..We report here the case of a previously healthy 7-year-old boy with new-onset aggressive behavior, seizure activity, and orofacial dyskinesias with cerebrospinal fluid and serum that tested positive for anti-NMDA receptors...
  10. pmc Ventilator-associated tracheitis in children: does antibiotic duration matter?
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:1324-31. 2011
    ..The secondary objective was to determine whether prolonged-course therapy was more likely to result in the acquisition of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) compared with short-course therapy...
  11. pmc Clinical outcomes of seasonal influenza and pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in pediatric inpatients
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Suite 3150 Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:72. 2010
    ..Although influenza pandemics have the possibility of resulting in considerable illness, we must not ignore the impact that we can experience annually with SI...
  12. pmc Chlorhexidine use in the neonatal intensive care unit: results from a national survey
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:846-9. 2010
    ..Prospective studies are needed to further address concerns regarding the safety of CHG in patients in the neonatal intensive care unit...
  13. doi request reprint Less is more: combination antibiotic therapy for the treatment of gram-negative bacteremia in pediatric patients
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Pediatr 167:903-10. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Outcomes of children with enterobacteriaceae bacteremia with reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone: do the revised breakpoints translate to improved patient outcomes?
    Pranita D Tamma
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia, PA Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Medical Microbiology, Baltimore, MD and Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:965-9. 2013
    ..The impact that these recommendations have on clinical outcomes of children have not been previously evaluated...
  15. doi request reprint Sustained savings from a longitudinal cost analysis of an internet-based preapproval antimicrobial stewardship program
    Anna C Sick
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:573-80. 2013
    ..To evaluate an internet-based preapproval antimicrobial stewardship program for sustained reduction in antimicrobial prescribing and resulting cost savings...
  16. doi request reprint Predictors of First Recurrence of Clostridium difficile Infections in Children
    Sarah Tschudin-Sutter
    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:414-6. 2014
    ..Antibiotics administered for reasons other than treatment of CDI should be discontinued whenever possible. ..
  17. doi request reprint Pediatric antimicrobial susceptibility trends across the United States
    Pranita D Tamma
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1244-51. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Distinguishing community-associated from hospital-associated Clostridium difficile infections in children: implications for public health surveillance
    Sarah Tschudin-Sutter
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1665-72. 2013
    ..We aimed to distinguish risk factors, clinical course, and outcomes between healthcare facility-associated (HA) and community-associated (CA) CDI...
  19. doi request reprint Influenza infection and vaccination in pregnant women
    Pranita D Tamma
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, David M Rubinstein Building, 200 North Wolfe Street Suite 3150, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Rev Respir Med 4:321-8. 2010
    ..Despite the potential benefit of this vaccine during pregnancy, low vaccination rates in both the USA and in other industrialized countries have been disconcerting...
  20. doi request reprint The use of intravenous colistin among children in the United States: results from a multicenter, case series
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA ptamma1 jhmi edu
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:17-22. 2013
    ..Although it is well described among adults, colistin use and its associated toxicities in children are poorly understood. We report findings from the largest case series of pediatric colistin use to date...