Flor M Munoz

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A step ahead. Infant protection through maternal immunization
    F M Munoz
    Department of Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 47:449-63. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaccination during pregnancy
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, One Baylor Plaza, Room 221 D, BCM 280, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:227-41. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Pertussis in infants, children, and adolescents: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 17:14-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1098-106. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Technology evaluation: FluINsure, ID Biomedical
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 6:212-20. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of respiratory syncytial virus purified fusion protein-2 vaccine in pregnant women
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Influenza Reseach Center, One Baylor Plaza Suite 221 D, MS BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 21:3465-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus infection in infancy and early childhood
    Flor M Munoz
    Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 221 D, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 4:99-104. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of influenza in children
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 221 D, MC BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:72-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Vaccines in pregnancy
    F M Munoz
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 15:253-71. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal immunization with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in the third trimester of gestation
    F M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 20:826-37. 2001

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint A step ahead. Infant protection through maternal immunization
    F M Munoz
    Department of Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 47:449-63. 2000
    ..Additional research on the safety and efficacy of maternal immunization must continue to effect the development of infectious diseases in neonates and infants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaccination during pregnancy
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, One Baylor Plaza, Room 221 D, BCM 280, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:227-41. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Pertussis in infants, children, and adolescents: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 17:14-9. 2006
    ..An acellular pertussis vaccine booster for adolescents has been recommended in the United States and other industrialized countries. Active immunization and early diagnosis are crucial in the management of pertussis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1098-106. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of influenza vaccine that is administered in the second or third trimester of gestation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Technology evaluation: FluINsure, ID Biomedical
    Flor M Munoz
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 6:212-20. 2004
    ..ID Biomedical (formerly Intellivax International) is developing a trivalent nasal influenza vaccine, FluINsure, for the potential treatment of influenza. The vaccine is currently in phase II clinical trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of respiratory syncytial virus purified fusion protein-2 vaccine in pregnant women
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Influenza Reseach Center, One Baylor Plaza Suite 221 D, MS BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 21:3465-7. 2003
    ..infants of placebo recipients. Vaccine specific anti-F IgA and IgG concentrations in breast milk were higher in mothers who received RSV-PFP-2...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus infection in infancy and early childhood
    Flor M Munoz
    Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 221 D, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 4:99-104. 2003
    ..Family members, including other children and all other close contacts, should also receive influenza vaccine to reduce transmission to children at risk and infants in the first 6 months of life...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of influenza in children
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Rm 221 D, MC BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:72-8. 2002
    ..Immunization of all children has a positive impact on the occurrence of influenza infection and its complications, both in those at greater risk and in the entire population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vaccines in pregnancy
    F M Munoz
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 15:253-71. 2001
    ..Further research on the safety and efficacy of maternal immunization must continue if the occurrence of serious infectious diseases in neonates and young infants is to be reduced...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal immunization with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in the third trimester of gestation
    F M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 20:826-37. 2001
    ..Maternal immunization with PSV resulted in significantly higher concentrations of pneumococcal antibodies in infants at birth and at 2 months of age, and greater functional opsonophagocytic activity of passively acquired IgG antibody...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving influenza immunization in pregnant women and healthcare workers
    Melanie E Mouzoon
    Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:209-16. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of several strategies to increase influenza immunization in a multispecialty clinic...
  12. pmc A dose-response evaluation of inactivated influenza vaccine given intranasally and intramuscularly to healthy young adults
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 25:5367-73. 2007
    ..Nasal IgA antibody responses were more common when vaccine was administered IN; and, when the IN dosage was increased, the primary benefit from IN vaccine over IM vaccine appeared to be greater induction of nasal secretory antibody...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection
    Luis A Castagnini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:78-84. 2012
    ..In January 2008, this recommendation was implemented in a predominantly Hispanic, medically underserved population at Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH) in Houston (hereafter the intervention population)...
  14. doi request reprint Group B Streptococcus vaccination in pregnancy: moving toward a global maternal immunization program
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 280, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Vaccine 31:D46-51. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis (tdap) immunization during pregnancy in mothers and infants: a randomized clinical trial
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas2Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    JAMA 311:1760-9. 2014
    ..Further research is needed to provide definitive evidence of the safety and efficacy of Tdap immunization during pregnancy. TRIAL REGISTRATION clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00707148. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Medically attended pediatric influenza during the resurgence of the Victoria lineage of influenza B virus
    Ladonna K Hite
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 11:40-7. 2007
    ..During the 2002-2003 season, a new variant of influenza B co-circulated with influenza A viruses. This study examines the characteristics and outcomes of children with influenza A and B virus infection vs. other acute respiratory illnesses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to type III group B streptococcal polysaccharide in breast milk
    Morven S Edwards
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:961-3. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pertussis antibodies in maternal delivery, cord, and infant serum
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:335-40. 2004
    ..Passively acquired maternal antibodies protect infants from many pathogens. With increasing reports of infant pertussis, we evaluated pertussis antibodies in maternal-infant paired sera from 1999-2000...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal immunization: an update for pediatricians
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Ann 42:153-8. 2013
    ..Women who are not immune to rubella should be immunized after delivery. Similarly, the influenza and Tdap vaccinations may be administered postpartum in women who were not vaccinated during pregnancy...
  20. doi request reprint Research on vaccines during pregnancy: protocol design and assessment of safety
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vaccine 31:4274-9. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Safety of influenza vaccines in pregnant women
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:S33-7. 2012
    ..Safety barriers to the use of vaccines during pregnancy can be addressed through research, active surveillance, and education...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcomes of neonatal pertussis: a comparative study
    Luis A Castagnini
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 156:498-500. 2010
    ..Clinicians should have a high index of suspicion so that appropriate supportive care can be initiated promptly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis among adult visitors of children with suspected tuberculosis and employees at a children's hospital
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Molecular Virology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:568-72. 2002
    ..We prospectively evaluated adults accompanying children hospitalized for suspected TB at a children's hospital to determine the frequency of undiagnosed, potentially contagious disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium simiae cervical lymphadenitis
    Niraj C Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:362-3. 2007
    ..We describe a previously healthy child with M. simiae necrotizing granulomatous cervical lymphadenitis. Cure was achieved with excision of the affected nodes and adjunctive antimicrobial therapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Persistent fever in a four-year-old child
    Andreea C Cazacu
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:158-9; discussion 227-8. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Why no effect of maternal respiratory syncytial virus-neutralizing antibody?
    Flor M Munoz
    Pediatrics 111:218-20; author reply 218-20. 2003