Ben Z Katz

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cytokine expression profiles of immune imbalance in post-mononucleosis chronic fatigue
    Gordon Broderick
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, WMC 2E4 41 WC Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R7, Canada
    J Transl Med 10:191. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome following infections in adolescents
    Ben Z Katz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 25:95-102. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Orthostatic tolerance testing in a prospective cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome and recovered controls following infectious mononucleosis
    Ben Z Katz
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:835-9. 2012
  4. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome after infectious mononucleosis in adolescents
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 124:189-93. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in a tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:842-4. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of risk factors for the development of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in a pediatric heart transplant cohort
    B Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:58-65. 2007
  7. pmc Exercise tolerance testing in a prospective cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome and recovered controls following infectious mononucleosis
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr 157:468-72, 472.e1. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Differential gene expression of soluble CD8+ T-cell mediated suppression of HIV replication in three older children
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Med Virol 83:24-32. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on chronic fatigue syndrome and Epstein-Barr virus
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:741-4. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Indirect protection of adults from rotavirus by pediatric rotavirus vaccination
    Evan J Anderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:755-60. 2013

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Publications24

  1. pmc Cytokine expression profiles of immune imbalance in post-mononucleosis chronic fatigue
    Gordon Broderick
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, WMC 2E4 41 WC Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R7, Canada
    J Transl Med 10:191. 2012
    ..We studied 301 adolescents prospectively over 24 months following the diagnosis of monospot-positive infectious mononucleosis (IM). We found an incidence of CFS at 6, 12 and 24 months of 13%, 7% and 4% respectively...
  2. doi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome following infections in adolescents
    Ben Z Katz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 25:95-102. 2013
    ..To review the recent epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of postinfectious chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in adolescents...
  3. doi request reprint Orthostatic tolerance testing in a prospective cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome and recovered controls following infectious mononucleosis
    Ben Z Katz
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:835-9. 2012
    ..Adolescents who meet criteria for CFS 6 months following IM do not have, as a group, more standing orthostatic intolerance than recovered controls...
  4. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome after infectious mononucleosis in adolescents
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 124:189-93. 2009
    ..The goal was to characterize prospectively the course and outcome of chronic fatigue syndrome in adolescents during a 2-year period after infectious mononucleosis...
  5. doi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in a tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:842-4. 2009
    ..There were no significant differences between nosocomial RSV infection rates before and after institution of prophylaxis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of risk factors for the development of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in a pediatric heart transplant cohort
    B Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:58-65. 2007
    ..There was no significant association between PTLD and death in our recipients. EBV seroconversion and recipient CMV seronegativity were associated with the development of PTLD...
  7. pmc Exercise tolerance testing in a prospective cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome and recovered controls following infectious mononucleosis
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr 157:468-72, 472.e1. 2010
    ..Six months after acute infectious mononucleosis (IM), 13% of adolescents meet criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). We measured exercise tolerance in adolescents with CFS and control subjects 6 months after IM...
  8. doi request reprint Differential gene expression of soluble CD8+ T-cell mediated suppression of HIV replication in three older children
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Med Virol 83:24-32. 2011
    ..Our data also lends some support to the recent identification of CAF with exosomes secreted by CD8+ T-cells...
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on chronic fatigue syndrome and Epstein-Barr virus
    Ben Z Katz
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:741-4. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Indirect protection of adults from rotavirus by pediatric rotavirus vaccination
    Evan J Anderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:755-60. 2013
    ..Whether this protection extends to adults is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint High-risk adenovirus-infected pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor cell transplant recipients and preemptive cidofovir therapy
    Evan J Anderson
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:219-27. 2008
    ..A case-control study did not identify any risk factors that achieved statistical significance. Treatment with a modified dosing regimen of cidofovir was well-tolerated and high-risk ADV infections resolved in all patients...
  12. doi request reprint Rotavirus in adults requiring hospitalization
    Evan J Anderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children s Memorial Hospital, Box 20, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Infect 64:89-95. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence and epidemiological characteristics of rotavirus among adults admitted to the hospital with diarrhea that have bacterial stool cultures sent...
  13. pmc Postinfectious fatigue in adolescents and physical activity
    Yue Huang
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Applied Health Sciences, 1919 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:803-9. 2010
    ..To compare adolescents who do and do not recover from acute infectious mononucleosis in terms of fatigue severity and activity levels before, during, and in the 2 years following infection...
  14. doi request reprint Efficacy of LAIV-T on absentee rates in a school-based health center sample
    Cynthia J Mears
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, General Academic Pediatrics, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 16, Chicago, IL 60614 3363, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:91-4. 2009
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the intranasal LAIV-T in decreasing school absenteeism in a school-based vaccination initiative and to compare the acceptability of LAIV-T versus TIV among adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Detection of human parechovirus (HPeV)-3 in spinal fluid specimens from pediatric patients in the Chicago area
    Beth Walters
    Rush University College of Health Sciences, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Virol 52:187-91. 2011
    ..The human parechoviruses (HPeV) have recently been recognized as important viral pathogens causing various illnesses including sepsis and meningitis in children. However, data from the United States is limited...
  16. pmc Identification of adenoviruses in specimens from high-risk pediatric stem cell transplant recipients and controls
    Xiaotian Zheng
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:317-20. 2008
    ..Nine different adenovirus types representing all six recognized species were identified, and mixed infections were commonly found in this group of patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immortalization assay and polymerase chain reaction detection of Epstein-Barr virus in pediatric transplant recipients and control samples
    Babak Salimi
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pathol Mol Med 21:433-43. 2002
    ..When both IA and PCR were positive however, PCR was able to detect 5-500 times less EBV than IA, as expected. The associations of positive test with each assay and the diagnosis of PTLD were similar...
  18. ncbi request reprint Microbial colonization of the hands of residents
    Kris Baker
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:341-5. 2006
    ..Three residents carried organisms resistant to both; 10 carried at least one resistant to either. Colonization with resistant Gram-positive organisms did not increase with length of training...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost of influenza hospitalization at a tertiary care children's hospital and its impact on the cost-benefit analysis of the recommendation for universal influenza immunization in children age 6 to 23 months
    Jennifer L Hall
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Pediatr 147:807-11. 2005
    ..To calculate the costs of influenza hospitalization at a tertiary care children's hospital as the basis of a cost-benefit analysis of the new influenza vaccine recommendation for children age 6 to 23 months...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two new rapid antigen detection assays for respiratory syncytial virus with another assay and shell vial culture
    Xiaotian Zheng
    Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 53, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Clin Virol 31:130-3. 2004
    ..Since late 2002, the FDA approved two new RSV antigen detection tests, the Now RSV test (Binax) and the Directigen EZ RSV (Becton Dickinson), both of which promised reduced hands-on processing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Retrospective assessment of subacute or chronic osteomyelitis in children and young adults
    Jane S Auh
    Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:549-55. 2004
    ..ESR may be useful for determining effectiveness and duration of therapy. With prolonged antibiotic therapy nearly all patients demonstrated resolution of disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Side effects of and compliance with malaria prophylaxis in children
    Theresa A Albright
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Travel Med 9:289-92. 2002
    ..We wanted to determine the frequency of side effects and compliance with mefloquine and chloroquine used for antimalarial prophylaxis in children 0 to 13 years compared with side effects in same-age children taking prophylactic chloroquine...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intravenous ribavirin treatment for severe adenovirus disease in immunocompromised children
    Patrick J Gavin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e9. 2002
    ..The most common adverse effect of intravenous ribavirin is reversible mild anemia. The use of cidofovir in severe adenovirus infection has been limited by adverse effects, the most significant of which is nephrotoxicity...
  24. ncbi request reprint CMV-IVIG for prevention of Epstein Barr virus disease and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pitttsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1906-12. 2006
    ..20). The absence of significant effect of CMV-IVIG may be explained by a lack of efficacy of the drug or limitations of sample size...