Ian C Michelow
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae lower respiratory infection in hospitalized children by culture, polymerase chain reaction, serological testing, and urinary antigen detectionIan C Michelow
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9063, USA
Clin Infect Dis 34:E1-11. 2002..These findings support the use of PCR tests to evaluate the protective efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and to identify promptly children with pretreated or nonbacteremic pneumococcal lower respiratory infections...
- Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized childrenIan C Michelow
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Pediatrics 113:701-7. 2004..The objective of this study was to determine as precisely as possible the epidemiology and morbidity of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children...
- Diagnostic utility and clinical significance of naso- and oropharyngeal samples used in a PCR assay to diagnose Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in children with community-acquired pneumoniaIan C Michelow
Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9063, USA
J Clin Microbiol 42:3339-41. 2004..However, the combination of results from both sites yields optimal sensitivity (57%), specificity (98%), and positive (92%) and negative (82%) predictive values when compared with Mycoplasma pneumoniae enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay...
- Systemic cytokine profile in children with community-acquired pneumoniaIan C Michelow
Department of Pediatrics Divisions of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 42:640-5. 2007..Systemic cytokine characterization of CAP has been limited largely to a few integral cytokines in adults...
- Pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis associated with Cellulosimicrobium cellulansJoseph D Tucker
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Clin Microbiol 46:4106-8. 2008..A case of pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis associated with C. cellulans in an immunocompetent boy is described, underlining the importance of prompt surgical and microbiologic evaluation...
- Garenoxacin (BMS-284756) and moxifloxacin in experimental meningitis caused by vancomycin-tolerant pneumococciVioleta Rodriguez-Cerrato
Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:211-5. 2003..70 +/- 0.35, -0.61 +/- 0.44, and -0.49 +/- 0.36 for BMS, MOX, and VAN-CRO, respectively. Therapy with BMS and MOX was as effective as therapy with VAN-CRO against VAN-tolerant pneumococcal meningitis in rabbits...
- Pneumonia in term neonates: laboratory studies and duration of antibiotic therapyWilliam D Engle
Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390-9063, USA
J Perinatol 23:372-7. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: Four days of AT appears to be adequate for selected term neonates with pneumonia; however, 2 days of AT appears to be inadequate for this population. Relative to NV, CRP and PCT appear to have a limited role...
- Central nervous system infection in congenital syphilisIan C Michelow
Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas 75390-9063, USA
N Engl J Med 346:1792-8. 2002..However, the identification of all such infants requires the use of additional tests, including IgM immunoblotting and PCR assay...
- Asthma and neonatal airway colonizationIan C Michelow
N Engl J Med 358:423; author reply 424-5. 2008
- Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 21-2008. An 11-month-old boy with fever and pulmonary infiltratesJason B Harris
Department of Pediatrics-Pediatric Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
N Engl J Med 359:178-87. 2008