S L Kaplan

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Decrease of invasive pneumococcal infections in children among 8 children's hospitals in the United States after the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:443-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the evaluation and management of bone and joint infections and the role of new antibiotics for gram positive infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 634:111-20. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Multicenter surveillance of invasive meningococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e979-84. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Six year multicenter surveillance of invasive pneumococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:141-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:787-97, vii. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Linezolid for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children. Linezolid Pediatric Pneumonia Study Group
    S L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:488-94. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcome of invasive infections outside the central nervous system caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates nonsusceptible to ceftriazone in children treated with beta-lactam antibiotics
    S L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:392-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Implications of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a community-acquired pathogen in pediatric patients
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:747-57. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal mastoiditis in children
    S L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Section of Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2399, USA
    Pediatrics 106:695-9. 2000
  10. pmc Management of infections due to antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
    S L Kaplan
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 11:628-44. 1998

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  1. ncbi request reprint Decrease of invasive pneumococcal infections in children among 8 children's hospitals in the United States after the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:443-9. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the evaluation and management of bone and joint infections and the role of new antibiotics for gram positive infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 634:111-20. 2009
    ..The role of newer antibiotics such as linezolid and daptomycin for the treatment of CA-MRSA musculoskeletal infections in children needs further study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multicenter surveillance of invasive meningococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e979-84. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to collect demographic, clinical, laboratory, and outcome information for infants and children who had Neisseria meningitidis infections of various serogroups and were cared for in 10 pediatric hospitals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Six year multicenter surveillance of invasive pneumococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:141-7. 2002
    ..Monitor clinical and microbiologic features including antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive pneumococcal infections among children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:787-97, vii. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Linezolid for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children. Linezolid Pediatric Pneumonia Study Group
    S L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:488-94. 2001
    ..To determine the safety, tolerance, pharmacokinetics and efficacy of linezolid, a new oxazolidinone antibiotic in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcome of invasive infections outside the central nervous system caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates nonsusceptible to ceftriazone in children treated with beta-lactam antibiotics
    S L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:392-6. 2001
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  8. ncbi request reprint Implications of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a community-acquired pathogen in pediatric patients
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:747-57. 2005
    ..This article discusses epidemiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, and prevention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal mastoiditis in children
    S L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Section of Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2399, USA
    Pediatrics 106:695-9. 2000
    ..To determine the impact of antibiotic resistance on the frequency, clinical features, and management/outcome of mastoiditis attributable to Streptococcus pneumoniae...
  10. pmc Management of infections due to antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
    S L Kaplan
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 11:628-44. 1998
    ..Otitis media represents the single most common infection due to S. pneumoniae. Recommendations for treatment of acute otitis media due to drug-resistant strains and the rationale for these recommendations are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Three-year surveillance of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1785-91. 2005
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates are increasingly frequent causes of skin and soft-tissue infections or invasive infections in many communities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Linezolid versus vancomycin for treatment of resistant Gram-positive infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, MC3 2371, Feigin Center No 1150, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:677-86. 2003
    ..Pediatric infections caused by resistant Gram-positive infections are an increasing concern with limited treatment options. Linezolid, a new oxazolidinone, is active against staphylococci, streptococci and enterococci...
  13. ncbi request reprint Linezolid for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital MC 3 2371, 6621 Fannin Street, Suite 1150, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S178-85. 2003
    ..Infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are becoming increasingly prevalent. Linezolid is effective and well-tolerated in the treatment of adults with MRSA infections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cell adhesion molecules and cytokines in middle ear effusions in children with or without recent acute otitis media
    Eyal Russo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:242-8. 2004
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Commentary: Prevention of recurrent staphylococcal infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:935-7. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal infections in children after transplantation
    G E Schutze
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:16-21. 2001
    ..The antimicrobial susceptibilities and outcome of infections with S. pneumoniae in patients who have undergone transplantation are similar to those in the general pediatric population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal facial cellulitis in children
    L B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E61. 2000
    ..To review the epidemiology and clinical course of facial cellulitis attributable to Streptococcus pneumoniae in children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a predominant clone of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus among children in Houston, Texas
    Ana M Avalos Mishaan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:201-6. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe the distribution of CA S. aureus among patients at TCH and to study genomic relationships of isolates collected between August 2001 and July 2003...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hematogenous bacterial meningitis in an intercellular adhesion molecule-1-deficient infant mouse model
    T Q Tan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    J Infect Dis 171:342-9. 1995
    ..ICAM-1 deficiency may be protective early in Hib infection but has a detrimental effect in S. pneumoniae infection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of risk factors and demographic and clinical characteristics of community-acquired, methicillin-resistant versus methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection in children
    Carlos A Sattler
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Infectious Disease Laboratory, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:910-7. 2002
    ..Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant (CA-MRSA) infections in children are increasing in frequency for unknown reasons...
  21. ncbi request reprint Increase of the USA300 clone among community-acquired methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus causing invasive infections
    Michelle L McCaskill
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1122-7. 2007
    ..We compared clinical characteristics of children with USA300 versus non-USA300 CA-methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (CA-MSSA) invasive infections at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Severe Staphylococcal sepsis in adolescents in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 115:642-8. 2005
    ..This study provides a clinical description of severely ill adolescent patients and an analysis of their isolates using molecular methods...
  23. ncbi request reprint Recurrent systemic pneumococcal disease in children
    Edward O Mason
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:480-4. 2007
    ..Recurrent systemic pneumococcal infection usually occurs in immunocompromised patients and patients with underlying conditions...
  24. ncbi request reprint The changing face of pleural empyemas in children: epidemiology and management
    Karen D Schultz
    Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonology Section, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1735-40. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The differential roles of LFA-1 and Mac-1 in host defense against systemic infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae
    J E Prince
    Section of Atherosclerosis, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Immunol 166:7362-9. 2001
    ..LFA-1(-/-) mice had increased incidence of otitis media and meningitis/encephalitis vs WT at 72 and 96 h. Both Mac-1 and LFA-1 play important but distinct roles in host defense to S. pneumoniae...
  26. ncbi request reprint Host defenses against disseminated candidiasis are impaired in intercellular adhesion molecule 1-deficient mice
    S L Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 174:435-9. 1996
    ..This work suggests that the loss of ICAM-1 significantly impairs host defense against C. albicans, by impairing either neutrophil migration or phagocyte activation or both...
  27. ncbi request reprint Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes are associated with enhanced inflammatory response and local disease in acute hematogenous Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in children
    Claire E Bocchini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:433-40. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Three-year surveillance of community onset health care-associated staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Kristina G Hulten
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:349-53. 2006
    ..Staphylococcus aureus causes skin and soft tissue or invasive infections in children in the community, in the hospital or in other ways associated with the health care system (HCA)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clindamycin treatment of invasive infections caused by community-acquired, methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in children
    Gerardo Martinez-Aguilar
    Baylor International Pediatrics Aids Initiative, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:593-8. 2003
    ..We compared the outcome of therapy for MRSA with that of methicillin-susceptible (MSSA) invasive infections in children treated with clindamycin, vancomycin or beta-lactam antibiotics...
  30. pmc Host defense against systemic infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae is impaired in E-, P-, and E-/P-selectin-deficient mice
    F M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Invest 100:2099-106. 1997
    ..These results demonstrate a definitive phenotypic abnormality in E-selectin-deficient mice, and suggest that E- and P-selectin are important in the host defense against S. pneumoniae infection...
  31. doi request reprint Serotype 19A is the most common Streptococcus pneumoniae isolate in children with chronic sinusitis
    J Chase McNeil
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and daggerTexas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:766-8. 2009
    ..In this study, sinus cultures which grew Streptococcus pneumoniae at Texas Children's Hospital were evaluated with regard to pneumococcal serotype, antimicrobial susceptibility, and frequency of coinfecting organisms...
  32. pmc Vancomycin MICs for Staphylococcus aureus vary by detection method and have subtly increased in a pediatric population since 2005
    Edward O Mason
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1628-30. 2009
    ..3) was not different. We conclude that MICs for pediatric isolates have increased slightly since 2005 and therapeutic decisions based on vancomycin MICs need to be made by considering the methodology used...
  33. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus catheter-related bacteremia in children
    Maria A Carrillo-Marquez
    Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:410-4. 2010
    ..The USA300 clone increasingly causes healthcare associated infections. We compared children with SA-CRB due to USA300 versus non-USA300 isolates and identified risk factors for complications...
  34. doi request reprint Pneumococcal mastoiditis in children and the emergence of multidrug-resistant serotype 19A isolates
    Julina Ongkasuwan
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 122:34-9. 2008
    ..We review the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal mastoiditis in children at Texas Children's Hospital...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary manifestations in children with invasive community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:583-90. 2005
    ..Primary pneumonia and metastatic pulmonary infection have become more common in patients with invasive community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus disease at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH; Houston)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin compared with beta-lactam antibiotic treatment failures in pneumococcal infections of children
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:399-405. 2004
    ..To determine whether treatment failures occurred more commonly with azithromycin than with beta-lactam antibiotics in children who developed invasive pneumococcal disease within 30 days of receiving prior antimicrobial therapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroups 15 and 33: an increasing cause of pneumococcal infections in children in the United States after the introduction of the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:301-5. 2006
    ..Serogroups 15 and 33 have emerged as nonvaccine serotypes causing invasive disease. We describe the clinical characteristics of children with infections caused by these serogroups and determined the genetic relationship of the strains...
  38. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 17:113-9. 2006
    ..Community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) infections have changed several aspects of staphylococcal infections in children including the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory approach, antibiotic management, and prevention...
  39. ncbi request reprint Macrolide resistance among middle ear isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae observed at eight United States pediatric centers: prevalence of M and MLSB phenotypes
    Edward O Mason
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:623-7. 2003
    ..The association of prior specific macrolide therapy with the isolation of a macrolide resistant strain has not been reported...
  40. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis associated with staphylococcal osteomyelitis in children
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1673-9. 2006
    ..We describe clinical features of infections and molecular characterization of isolates of children at Texas Children's Hospital with S aureus osteomyelitis and VT...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hemophagocytic syndrome in children: an important diagnostic consideration in fever of unknown origin
    Debra L Palazzi
    Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:306-12. 2003
    ..It is likely that many of these cases remain undiagnosed because of the HPS's rapidly fatal course...
  42. pmc In vitro activities of cethromycin (ABT-773), a new ketolide, against Streptococcus pneumoniae strains that are not susceptible to penicillin or macrolides
    Edward O Mason
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:166-9. 2003
    ..The ketolides appear to be active antimicrobials against penicillin- and macrolide-resistant pneumococci...
  43. ncbi request reprint An eighteenth-century disease in the year 2001
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:147, 232-4. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:457-8. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Infective pyomyositis and myositis in children in the era of community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Pia S Pannaraj
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:953-60. 2006
    ..The increase appears to correlate with the emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in term and late-preterm previously healthy neonates
    Regine M Fortunov
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 120:937-45. 2007
    ..We describe the evaluation and treatment of neonatal community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus disease in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus...
  47. pmc Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
    Sarah K Highlander
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:99. 2007
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest that USA300 is more virulent than other CA-MRSA. The genetic determinants that render virulence and dominance to USA300 remain unclear...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of pneumococcal antibiotic resistance and treatment of pneumococcal infections in 2002
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children s Hospital, MC 3 2371, 6621 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:250-60. 2002
  49. pmc Pediatric antibody response to community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection is directed to Panton-Valentine leukocidin
    Eric L Brown
    Center for Infectious Disease, University of Texas School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:139-41. 2009
    ..The data show that patients infected with Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL)-positive strains developed a dominant immunoglobulin G anti-PVL antibody response that correlates with markers of inflammation...
  50. doi request reprint USA300 is the predominant genotype causing Staphylococcus aureus septic arthritis in children
    Maria A Carrillo-Marquez
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1076-80. 2009
    ..Staphylococcus aureus is the most common cause of septic arthritis (SA) in children. USA300 is the predominant community methicillin-resistant (MRSA) clone. Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes (pvl) have been associated with severe disease...
  51. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections at Texas Children's Hospital, 2001-2007
    Kristina G Hulten
    Departments of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, 77030, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:183-90. 2010
    ..Current molecular epidemiology of infections due to the USA300 strain of MRSA in the pediatric healthcare setting remains obscure...
  52. doi request reprint Serotype 19A Is the most common serotype causing invasive pneumococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin MC 3 2371, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 125:429-36. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of prospective randomized trial of ampicillin or chloramphenicol versus moxalactam treatment of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis
    S L Kaplan
    Myers Black Infectious Disease Section, Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics, Houston, TX
    J Pediatr 112:795-8. 1988
    ..At 2 years after discharge, the results of psychologic tests (Bayley Scales of Infant Development or McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities) were also equivalent between the two treatment groups for patients remaining in the study...
  54. doi request reprint Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or clindamycin for treatment of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections
    David Y Hyun
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:57-9. 2009
    ..No significant differences were observed in the percentage of patients who returned to the emergency center or clinics because of worsening or incomplete resolution of the infected site...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of linezolid in children. Introduction
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S151-2. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections in term and near-term previously healthy neonates
    Regine M Fortunov
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:874-81. 2006
    ..Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are increasing among children...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal endocarditis in children
    Laurence B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1273-8. 2004
    ..Pneumococcal endocarditis in children is unusual but often has serious complications...
  58. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus musculoskeletal infections in children
    Gerardo Martinez-Aguilar
    Baylor International Pediatrics Aids Initiative, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:701-6. 2004
    ..The clinical characteristics and virulence factors related to musculoskeletal infections caused by community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in children are not well-defined...
  59. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in the neonate
    Jill A Hoffman
    Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1095-102. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to review the current epidemiology and clinical course of SPIN...
  60. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to local and systemic bacterial infections in intercellular adhesion molecule 1-deficient transgenic mice
    G Sarman
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 172:1001-6. 1995
    ..Although the inflammatory responses were similar histologically in ICAM-1-deficient and normal mice, differences in site- and stimulus-specific susceptibilities were noted...
  61. pmc Clonality of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 isolates from pediatric patients in the United States
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Mail Code 3 2371, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2810-2. 2004
    ..Multilocus sequence type characterization was performed on selected isolates. Four different genomic banding patterns were identified by Rep-PCR. One profile (clone 1) was predominant and matched sequence type 227...
  62. doi request reprint Optimal imaging strategy for community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus musculoskeletal infections in children
    Lorna P Browne
    Edward B Singleton Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:841-7. 2008
    ..Imaging is frequently requested in these children for diagnosis and planning of therapeutic interventions...
  63. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal infections in children with asplenia
    Gordon E Schutze
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:278-82. 2002
    ..Asplenia is associated with an increased risk of infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Overwhelming infection can be fulminate and lead to a fatal outcome...
  64. ncbi request reprint Management of pneumococcal meningitis
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:589-91; discussion 613-4. 2002
    ..Dexamethasone remains the only adjunctive antiinflammatory therapy to consider. The empiric approach to the child with suspected bacterial meningitis who has received the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine currently remains unchanged...
  65. ncbi request reprint Use of linezolid in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:870-2. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint New antibiotics and bacterial resistance. Rational prescribing in pediatric infection
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 549:5-8. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain and fever in an adolescent
    Andreea C Cazacu
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:234, 342-3. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Hemophagocytic syndrome after Kawasaki disease
    Debra L Palazzi
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:663-6. 2003
    ..We describe the clinical and laboratory features of two children with HPS after KD and review the three previously reported pediatric cases of recrudescence of HD leading to HPS...
  69. doi request reprint Hepatosplenic cat-scratch fever
    Federico R Laham
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:140. 2008
  70. ncbi request reprint Review of antibiotic resistance, antibiotic treatment and prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S153-8. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Cat-scratch disease occurring in three siblings simultaneously
    Blanca E Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:467-8. 2003
    ..Case 3 was a 13-year-old male adolescent with adenitis of the neck and thigh. All three patients were treated with rifampin with improvement of their symptoms...
  72. ncbi request reprint Treatment of adenovirus pneumonia with cidofovir in pediatric lung transplant recipients
    Minh L Doan
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pulmonology, Congenital Heart Surgery Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:883-9. 2007
    ..Cidofovir allows for directed therapy but can result in nephrotoxicity. We report our experience with cidofovir for the treatment of adenovirus pneumonia in pediatric lung transplant recipients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Ampicillin and penicillin concentration in serum and pleural fluid of hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia
    Gustavo Giachetto
    Departamentos de Pediatría, Farmacología y Terapéutica, y Bacteriología y Virología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:625-9. 2004
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  74. ncbi request reprint Multinational study of pneumococcal serotypes causing acute otitis media in children
    William P Hausdorff
    Wyeth Vaccines, West Henrietta, NY 14586, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1008-16. 2002
    ..More than 90 immunologically distinct pneumococcal serotypes have been identified, but limited information is available regarding their relative importance in AOM...
  75. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media due to penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1738-44. 2005
    ..The impact of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7 [Prevnar]) on penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae (PNSP) recovered from children with acute otitis media (AOM) is unclear...
  76. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute otitis media consensus recommendations
    Alejandro Hoberman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:373-90. 2002
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  77. ncbi request reprint Meningococcal control in the United States and Africa
    Stanley A Plotkin
    J Infect Dis 193:754-5. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Hematologic effects of linezolid in young children
    H Cody Meissner
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, NEMCH Box 321, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S186-92. 2003
    ..In adults linezolid treatment for >/=2 weeks has been associated with reversible hematopoietic suppression, primarily thrombocytopenia...
  79. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of children with complicated pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Tina Q Tan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1-6. 2002
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  80. ncbi request reprint Fever and rash complicating osteomyelitis
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:124, 213-5. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Linezolid for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections in children
    Ram Yogev
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S172-7. 2003
    ..Many pathogens are developing decreased susceptibility to currently used antibiotics, increasing the need for new therapies. Linezolid is well-tolerated and effective in the treatment of these infections in adults...
  82. ncbi request reprint Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis
    Allan R Tunkel
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1267-84. 2004
  83. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of abbreviated and delayed 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine dosing regimens
    Barbara E Mahon
    Departments of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, T3E, Boston University School of Public Health and Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Vaccine 24:2514-20. 2006
    ..Data for regimens begun at 12-23 months were inconclusive. These data support the use of the 2-dose and 3-dose infant PCV7 regimens when the full series cannot be delivered and detail the limitations of abbreviated dosing regimens...
  84. pmc Hematologic effects of linezolid: summary of clinical experience
    Stanton L Gerson
    Division of Hematology Oncology and Ireland Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4937, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:2723-6. 2002
    ..Hematologic abnormalities were consistent with mild, reversible, duration-dependent myelosuppression. Appropriate monitoring is warranted with linezolid use...