Kevin Purcell

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Economic impact of the community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemic on the Driscoll Children's Health Plan
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare Leaders 2B Pediatric Research 4U, Texas A and M University College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:178-80. 2006
  2. pmc Murine typhus in children, South Texas
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare Leaders 2B Pediatric Research 4U, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:926-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Epidemic of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: a 14-year study at Driscoll Children's Hospital
    Kevin Purcell
    Pediatric Research 4U, Healthcare Leaders 2B, 13501 Camino De Plata Court, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:980-5. 2005
  4. ncbi Lack of usefulness of an abnormal white blood cell count for predicting a concurrent serious bacterial infection in infants and young children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare Leaders 2B Pediatric Research 4U, Texas A and M University College of Medicine, Camino De Plata Court, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:311-5. 2007
  5. ncbi Driscoll Children's Hospital respiratory syncytial virus database: risk factors, treatment and hospital course in 3308 infants and young children, 1991 to 2002
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare and Leadership Solutions Pharmacotherapy Solutions, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:418-23. 2004
  6. ncbi Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in complicated parapneumonic effusions
    Carmen Alfaro
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:274-6. 2005
  7. doi Respiratory syncytial virus laboratory surveillance and hospitalization trends in South Texas
    Jaime Fergie
    Department of Pediatrics, Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:S51-4. 2007
  8. ncbi Effect of an educational program on the treatment of RSV lower-respiratory-tract infection
    Kevin Purcell
    Driscoll Children s Hospital DCH, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:759-67. 2003
  9. ncbi The epidemic of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in children: effects on the community, health systems, and physician practices
    Jaime Fergie
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, USA
    Pediatr Ann 36:404-12. 2007
  10. ncbi The treatment of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Jaime Fergie
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:67-8. 2008

Collaborators

  • Jaime Fergie
  • Carmen Alfaro
  • Maria Falcon
  • Maria Ibarra
  • Carla Garcia
  • Marita Rafael
  • Diane Van Maele
  • Tristan Flatt
  • Aisha Ahmed
  • Marcella Mascher-Denen

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Economic impact of the community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemic on the Driscoll Children's Health Plan
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare Leaders 2B Pediatric Research 4U, Texas A and M University College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:178-80. 2006
    ..74 in 2001 to $1.19 in 2004. The epidemic of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children has had a significant economic impact on the Driscoll Children's Health Plan...
  2. pmc Murine typhus in children, South Texas
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare Leaders 2B Pediatric Research 4U, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:926-7. 2007
    ..Of 513 children, 8.6% of those 1-5 years of age, 13.3% of those 6-11 years of age, and 13.8% of those 12-17 years of age had positive results...
  3. ncbi Epidemic of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: a 14-year study at Driscoll Children's Hospital
    Kevin Purcell
    Pediatric Research 4U, Healthcare Leaders 2B, 13501 Camino De Plata Court, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:980-5. 2005
    ..Previously we reported the rapid emergence and exponential increase of community-acquired (CA) methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in South Texas children...
  4. ncbi Lack of usefulness of an abnormal white blood cell count for predicting a concurrent serious bacterial infection in infants and young children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare Leaders 2B Pediatric Research 4U, Texas A and M University College of Medicine, Camino De Plata Court, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:311-5. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the usefulness of an abnormal white blood cell (WBC) count for predicting a concurrent serious bacterial infection in patients admitted with RSV LRTI...
  5. ncbi Driscoll Children's Hospital respiratory syncytial virus database: risk factors, treatment and hospital course in 3308 infants and young children, 1991 to 2002
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare and Leadership Solutions Pharmacotherapy Solutions, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:418-23. 2004
    ..Treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract infection has historically been one of the most frequent reasons for admission to Driscoll Children's Hospital...
  6. ncbi Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in complicated parapneumonic effusions
    Carmen Alfaro
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:274-6. 2005
    ..03) and then decreased to 13.9 in 2003 (not statistically significant). Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus accounted for none of the 36 cases from 1994 through 2001 and 4 of the 18 cases from 2002 through 2004...
  7. doi Respiratory syncytial virus laboratory surveillance and hospitalization trends in South Texas
    Jaime Fergie
    Department of Pediatrics, Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:S51-4. 2007
    ..Taken together, these results reflect the clinical utility of RSV surveillance data and highlight the impact of RSV on infant hospitalization...
  8. ncbi Effect of an educational program on the treatment of RSV lower-respiratory-tract infection
    Kevin Purcell
    Driscoll Children s Hospital DCH, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:759-67. 2003
    ..No readmissions occurred during the study period. A multifaceted educational intervention program may have been somewhat effective in modifying physician's prescribing habits for the treatment of RSV lower-respiratory-tract infection...
  9. ncbi The epidemic of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in children: effects on the community, health systems, and physician practices
    Jaime Fergie
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, USA
    Pediatr Ann 36:404-12. 2007
  10. ncbi The treatment of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Jaime Fergie
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:67-8. 2008
  11. ncbi Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthcare workers
    Maria Ibarra
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1109-11. 2008
    ..Potential risk factors for MRSA colonization were found in 90% or more of all subjects, including those with MRSA and methicillin-susceptible S. aureus nasal carriage, as well as in persons who were not colonized...
  12. doi Increasing infant pertussis hospitalization and mortality in south Texas, 1996 to 2006
    Maria Falcon
    Department of Medical Education, Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:265-7. 2010
    ..A total of 78% of patients were <4 months old, and 52% had a sick contact that was a family member. A total of 29% of patients required intensive care unit admission, and 3 died during the last 2 years of the study...
  13. ncbi Spontaneous splenic rupture in a child with murine typhus
    Jaime Fergie
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:1171-2. 2004
    ..Surgical intervention was not required. He recovered and was discharged a week after admission. This is the first reported case of spontaneous splenic rupture in a child with murine typhus...
  14. ncbi Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in patients admitted to Driscoll Children's Hospital
    Carmen Alfaro
    Driscoll Children s Hospital
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:459-61. 2006
    ..Of the 350 patients enrolled, 125 (36%) patients were colonized with Staphylococcus. aureus and 76 (61%) of the 125 S. aureus isolates were methicillin-resistant...
  15. ncbi Concurrent serious bacterial infections in 912 infants and children hospitalized for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection
    Kevin Purcell
    Healthcare and Leadership Solutions, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:267-9. 2004
    ..0%) patients tested had a positive urine culture. Routine sepsis and meningitis workups are not necessary in non-toxic-appearing infants and young children with RSV lower respiratory tract infection...
  16. ncbi Exponential increase in community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in South Texas children
    Kevin Purcell
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:988-9. 2002
  17. ncbi Concurrent serious bacterial infections in 2396 infants and children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infections
    Kevin Purcell
    Texas A and M University Kingsville School of Pharmacy, Kingsville, Texas, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:322-4. 2002
    ..Physicians were concerned about the possibility of concurrent serious bacterial infections, especially in infants younger than 3 months and in those with infiltrates present on the chest x-ray films...