S E Coffin

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Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Immunologic correlates of protection against rotavirus challenge after intramuscular immunization of mice
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    J Virol 71:7851-6. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence, complications, and risk factors for prolonged stay in children hospitalized with community-acquired influenza
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 119:740-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Induction of intestinal rotavirus-specific antibodies in respiratory, but not gut, lymphoid tissues following mucosal immunization of mice with inactivated rotavirus
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Virology 291:235-40. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Future vaccines: recent advances and future prospects
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Prim Care 28:869-87, vii-viii. 2001
  5. pmc Oseltamivir shortens hospital stays of critically ill children hospitalized with seasonal influenza: a retrospective cohort study
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:962-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Migration of antigen-presenting B cells from peripheral to mucosal lymphoid tissues may induce intestinal antigen-specific IgA following parenteral immunization
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Immunol 163:3064-70. 1999
  7. pmc Induction of mucosal B-cell memory by intramuscular inoculation of mice with rotavirus
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    J Virol 72:3479-83. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Bronchiolitis: in-patient focus
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 52:1047-57, viii. 2005
  9. pmc Relative importance of rotavirus-specific effector and memory B cells in protection against challenge
    C A Moser
    Section of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Virol 72:1108-14. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurologic complications in children hospitalized with influenza: characteristics, incidence, and risk factors
    Jason G Newland
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 150:306-10. 2007

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Publications52

  1. pmc Immunologic correlates of protection against rotavirus challenge after intramuscular immunization of mice
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    J Virol 71:7851-6. 1997
    ..The mechanisms by which i.m. inoculation induces virus-specific humoral immune responses in the small intestinal LP were examined...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence, complications, and risk factors for prolonged stay in children hospitalized with community-acquired influenza
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 119:740-8. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Induction of intestinal rotavirus-specific antibodies in respiratory, but not gut, lymphoid tissues following mucosal immunization of mice with inactivated rotavirus
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Virology 291:235-40. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Future vaccines: recent advances and future prospects
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Prim Care 28:869-87, vii-viii. 2001
    ..We enter the 21st century with a tempered optimism, proud of past achievements, but mindful of the challenges that lie ahead...
  5. pmc Oseltamivir shortens hospital stays of critically ill children hospitalized with seasonal influenza: a retrospective cohort study
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:962-6. 2011
    ..The effect of oseltamivir on outcomes of hospitalized children is unknown. The primary objective of this study was to determine whether oseltamivir improves outcomes of critically ill children hospitalized with influenza...
  6. ncbi request reprint Migration of antigen-presenting B cells from peripheral to mucosal lymphoid tissues may induce intestinal antigen-specific IgA following parenteral immunization
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Immunol 163:3064-70. 1999
    ..Strategies that promote Ag uptake and presentation by B cells may enhance mucosal IgA production following parenteral immunization...
  7. pmc Induction of mucosal B-cell memory by intramuscular inoculation of mice with rotavirus
    S E Coffin
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    J Virol 72:3479-83. 1998
    ..We found that prior i.m. immunization enhanced the magnitude of mucosal virus-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) production but did not alter the site and timing of induction of virus-specific IgA responses after challenge...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bronchiolitis: in-patient focus
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 52:1047-57, viii. 2005
    ..During the winter season, bronchiolitis is the most common cause of hospitalization among infants. Each year in the United States, approximately 2 per 100,000 infants die as a result of complications associated with bronchiolitis...
  9. pmc Relative importance of rotavirus-specific effector and memory B cells in protection against challenge
    C A Moser
    Section of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Virol 72:1108-14. 1998
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurologic complications in children hospitalized with influenza: characteristics, incidence, and risk factors
    Jason G Newland
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 150:306-10. 2007
    ..To determine the characteristics, incidence, and risk factors for influenza-related neurologic complications (INC)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcome of Escherichia coli and/or Klebsiella bloodstream infection in children with central venous catheters
    Jessica Buckley
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1308-10. 2007
    ..6 [95% confidence interval {CI}, 1.39-16.30]) and receipt of total parenteral nutrition (aOR, 3.5 [95% CI, 1.1-10.8]). A significant proportion of children with catheter-associated BSI were treated successfully without catheter removal...
  12. doi request reprint Pediatric antifungal utilization: new drugs, new trends
    Priya A Prasad
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Infection Prevention and Control, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1083-8. 2008
    ..Despite these therapeutic advances, the impact of the availability of new antifungal agents on pediatric practice is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outpatient pediatric blood cultures: time to positivity
    K L McGowan
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 106:251-5. 2000
    ..Using a continuously monitoring blood culture system, we determined the time to positivity of blood cultures performed on immunocompetent infants and children who were not receiving antibiotics at the time of culture...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for disseminated candidiasis in children with candidemia
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:635-41. 2004
    ..To determine the risk factors for disseminated infection in hospitalized children with candidemia...
  15. ncbi request reprint MMR and autism: moving from controversy toward consensus
    Susan E Coffin
    Vaccine Education Center, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA 19104, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 1:145-50. 2002
    ..In this article, we will discuss the origins of this hypothesis, evidence in support of and at variance with this theory and future investigations that may help to resolve this debate...
  16. doi request reprint Use of antibiotics in children hospitalized with community-acquired, laboratory-confirmed influenza
    Jennifer J Wilkes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 154:447-9. 2009
    ..A total of 333 of 729 (46%) patients received >2 days of treatment with antibacterial medications, of whom 36% did not have an apparent indication for therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Observational trial of antibiotic-coated central venous catheters in critically ill pediatric patients
    Anjali Chelliah
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:816-20. 2007
    ..Randomized trials have demonstrated that the use of central venous catheters (CVC) coated with antiseptic solutions reduces rates of CABSI in adult patients; however, their efficacy in children has not been evaluated...
  18. ncbi request reprint The clinical and molecular epidemiology of community- and healthcare-acquired rotavirus gastroenteritis
    Michael J Smith
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:54-8. 2008
    ..Rotavirus is the most common etiologic agent of healthcare-acquired diarrhea in pediatric patients. There has been little published information on healthcare-acquired rotavirus infection...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of an antimicrobial stewardship program at a pediatric teaching hospital
    Talene A Metjian
    Department of Pharmacy Services, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:106-11. 2008
    ..Despite increased awareness about the benefits of these programs, few pediatric ASPs exist and fewer comprehensive studies evaluate their effects...
  20. pmc Outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus colonization among pediatric oncology patients
    Sheila M Nolan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:338-45. 2009
    ..To detect the burden of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) colonization among pediatric oncology patients and to determine risk factors for VRE acquisition...
  21. pmc Trends in the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in children's hospitals in the United States
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:65-71. 2009
    ..The incidence of and outcomes associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in hospitalized children have been incompletely characterized...
  22. doi request reprint Community acquired influenza requiring hospitalization: vaccine status is unrelated to morbidity in children with cancer
    Leslie S Kersun
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:79-82. 2010
    ..Association between prior vaccination and infection severity has not been studied, although vaccination is standard practice...
  23. doi request reprint Risk factors for healthcare-associated, laboratory-confirmed influenza in hospitalized pediatric patients: a case-control study
    Kateri H Leckerman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:421-4. 2010
    ..49 [95% confidence interval, 1.25-9.75])...
  24. pmc Risk factors and predictors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit patients: implications for prevention
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e38-45. 2010
    ..Few data exist on risk factors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients...
  25. doi request reprint Variability in antibiotic use at children's hospitals
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North, Suite 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:1067-73. 2010
    ..Variation in medical practice has identified opportunities for quality improvement in patient care. The degree of variation in the use of antibiotics in children's hospitals is unknown...
  26. doi request reprint Employee designation and health care worker support of an influenza vaccine mandate at a large pediatric tertiary care hospital
    Kristen A Feemster
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Vaccine 29:1762-9. 2011
    ..Determine predictors of support of a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccine program among health care workers (HCWs)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Direct medical cost of influenza-related hospitalizations in children
    Ron Keren
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Room 1524, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1321-7. 2006
    ..Our goal was to determine the cost of influenza-related hospitalization in children with community-acquired laboratory-confirmed influenza and to identify predictors of high hospitalization costs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Emergency preparedness for pandemic influenza
    Richard J Scarfone
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:661-8; quiz 669-70. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Communicating science to the public: MMR vaccine and autism
    Paul A Offit
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Vaccine 22:1-6. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mortality in children with candidemia
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:736-9. 2005
    ..3) and the presence of an arterial catheter (hazard ratio, 2.4; 95% confidence interval, 1.1-5.8). Our findings help identify a group of pediatric patients that should be targeted for future interventions to prevent and treat candidemia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Neurological and neuromuscular disease as a risk factor for respiratory failure in children hospitalized with influenza infection
    Ron Keren
    Division of General Pediatrics, Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Department of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 294:2188-94. 2005
    ..Little is known about the relative contribution of each of these chronic medical conditions to the development of serious influenza-associated complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Neuroborreliosis with progression from pseudotumor cerebri to aseptic meningitis
    Andrew P Steenhoff
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:91-2. 2006
    ..The case illustrates the importance of considering neuroborreliosis in the differential diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri and describes the evolution of cerebrospinal fluid findings in this condition...
  33. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mediastinitis in children: epidemiology, microbiology and risk factors for Gram-negative pathogens
    Caroline B Long
    Divisions of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:315-9. 2005
    ..Mediastinitis, although an infrequent complication of median sternotomy, represents a significant source of morbidity and mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid mononuclear cell predominance is not related to symptom duration in children with enteroviral meningitis
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Virology Laboratory, and the Department of Infection Prevention and Control, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 148:118-21. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that factors other than symptom duration influence the composition and evolution of the CSF white blood cell response to enteroviral infection...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical and molecular epidemiology of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections among children with risk factors for health care-associated infection: 2001-2003
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:343-8. 2006
    ..The epidemiology of community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) among healthy children has been recently described. However, little is known about CA-MRSA in children with underlying medical conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and outcomes of bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in children
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 115:942-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to define the risk factors and outcomes associated with ESBL-EK bloodstream infections in children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Preevent vaccination against smallpox: a survey of pediatric emergency health care providers
    Worth W Everett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Centers for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:332-7. 2004
    ..In January 2003, smallpox vaccinations were offered to health care workers to create hospital-based teams prepared to care for patients with smallpox as part of national bioterrorism preparedness activities...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for surgical site infection after median sternotomy in children
    Jessica Kagen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:398-405. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Administrative data fail to accurately identify cases of healthcare-associated infection
    Eileen R Sherman
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:332-7. 2006
    ..We compared the accuracy of 2 methods of identifying cases of HAI: review of administrative data and targeted active surveillance...
  40. doi request reprint Risk factors for catheter-associated bloodstream infections in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
    Priya A Prasad
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:812-5. 2010
    ..Catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CA-BSIs) are an important complication of care in children hospitalized with complex congenital heart disease; however, little is known about risk factors for CA-BSI in these patients...
  41. doi request reprint Treatment with oseltamivir in children hospitalized with community-acquired, laboratory-confirmed influenza: review of five seasons and evaluation of an electronic reminder
    Jennifer J Wilkes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:171-8. 2009
    ..When initiated within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms, oseltamivir has been shown to reduce severity and length of influenza illness. Few studies have evaluated the use of oseltamivir in patients hospitalized with influenza...
  42. ncbi request reprint Infection control, hospital epidemiology, and patient safety
    Susan E Coffin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:647-65. 2005
    ..Children also are at significant risk of nosocomial transmission of common pediatric viral illness, such as respiratory syncytial virus and varicella. In addition, pediatric patients have unique or incompletely developed immune system...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of acute rotavirus gastroenteritis on pediatric outpatient practices in the United States
    Susan E Coffin
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:584-9. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the presenting symptoms, healthcare utilization, and lost time from work and day care associated with acute rotavirus gastroenteritis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Smallpox vaccination: a national survey of emergency health care providers
    Worth W Everett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:606-11. 2003
    ..Although emergency health care providers are among the first targeted for vaccination, little is known about how these providers view the risks and benefits of SP vaccination...
  45. pmc Immune dysregulation in severe influenza
    Meredith L Heltzer
    Divisions of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Leukoc Biol 85:1036-43. 2009
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in the early mucosal immune response induced by primary inoculation of mice with respiratory syncytial virus
    Haruka Hishiki
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Microb Pathog 36:141-6. 2004
    ..However, an IgG2a response predominated in BLN. Together these data demonstrate regional differences in the early mucosal immune response to RSV. Further understanding of these differences may assist the development of RSV vaccines...
  47. pmc Induction of mucosal B-cell memory by intranasal immunization of mice with respiratory syncytial virus
    Janine Valosky
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:171-9. 2005
    ..A greater understanding of the characteristics of RSA-specific mucosal memory B cells may facilitate the development of an RSV vaccine...
  48. ncbi request reprint A national outbreak of Ralstonia mannitolilytica associated with use of a contaminated oxygen-delivery device among pediatric patients
    Michael A Jhung
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE MS A 24, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 119:1061-8. 2007
    ..Ralstonia are waterborne bacilli that have been implicated in hospital-acquired infections. We initiated an investigation to determine the source of the outbreak and implement infection control and prevention measures...
  49. ncbi request reprint Early differentiation of Lyme from enteroviral meningitis
    Samir S Shah
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:542-5. 2005
    ..This distinction is clinically important because pathogen-specific diagnostic test results are not available immediately and only patients with Lyme meningitis require parenteral antibiotic therapy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of extensive retropharyngeal abscess in two infants
    Abby F Fleisch
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1161-3. 2007
    ..Based on the existing literature and the rapid emergence of MRSA skin and soft tissue infections, it is possible that similar severe infections will occur with increasing frequency in young infants...
  51. pmc ICD-9 codes for identifying influenza hospitalizations in children
    Ron Keren
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1603-4. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Addisonian pigmentation of the oral mucosa
    Samir S Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cutis 76:97-9. 2005
    ..We describe this unique type of discoloration in detail and contrast it with other forms of oral pigmentation...

Research Grants2

  1. Impact of Oseltamivir on Outcomes and Costs of Pediatric Influenza
    Susan Coffin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed project will enhance our understanding of influenza-specific antiviral therapy and its ability to alter the outcomes of children hospitalized with the influenza virus. ..