Jeffrey S Gerber

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians: a randomized trial
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 309:2345-52. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Racial differences in antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:677-84. 2013
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of infectious diseases society of america/pediatric infectious diseases society guidelines on treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children
    Rachael K Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Clin Infect Dis 58:834-8. 2014
  6. doi request reprint The use of intravenous colistin among children in the United States: results from a multicenter, case series
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA ptamma1 jhmi edu
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:17-22. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of antimicrobial stewardship programs at freestanding children's hospitals in the United States
    Jason G Newland
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:265-71. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of children with enterobacteriaceae bacteremia with reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone: do the revised breakpoints translate to improved patient outcomes?
    Pranita D Tamma
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia, PA Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Medical Microbiology, Baltimore, MD and Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:965-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Identifying targets for antimicrobial stewardship in children's hospitals
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1252-8. 2013
  10. pmc Ocular manifestations of candidemia in children
    Julie L Fierro
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:84-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians: a randomized trial
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 309:2345-52. 2013
    ..Antimicrobial stewardship programs have been effective for inpatients, often through prescribing audit and feedback. However, most antimicrobial use occurs in outpatients with acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs)...
  3. doi request reprint Racial differences in antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:677-84. 2013
    ..To determine whether racial differences exist in antibiotic prescribing among children treated by the same clinician...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of infectious diseases society of america/pediatric infectious diseases society guidelines on treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children
    Rachael K Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Clin Infect Dis 58:834-8. 2014
    ..Cephalosporin and macrolide prescribing decreased but remains common. Further studies exploring outcomes of and reasons for compliance with guidelines are warranted. ..
  6. doi request reprint The use of intravenous colistin among children in the United States: results from a multicenter, case series
    Pranita D Tamma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA ptamma1 jhmi edu
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:17-22. 2013
    ..Although it is well described among adults, colistin use and its associated toxicities in children are poorly understood. We report findings from the largest case series of pediatric colistin use to date...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of antimicrobial stewardship programs at freestanding children's hospitals in the United States
    Jason G Newland
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:265-71. 2014
    ..The extent to which ASPs are formally implemented in freestanding children's hospitals is unknown. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and characteristics of ASPs in freestanding children's hospitals...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of children with enterobacteriaceae bacteremia with reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone: do the revised breakpoints translate to improved patient outcomes?
    Pranita D Tamma
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia, PA Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Medical Microbiology, Baltimore, MD and Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:965-9. 2013
    ..The impact that these recommendations have on clinical outcomes of children have not been previously evaluated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identifying targets for antimicrobial stewardship in children's hospitals
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1252-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to develop a strategy for identifying high-impact targets for antimicrobial stewardship efforts. DESIGn: Retrospective cross-sectional study...
  10. pmc Ocular manifestations of candidemia in children
    Julie L Fierro
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:84-6. 2013
    ..This study found that ocular candidiasis is an uncommon but serious sight-threatening complication in pediatric patients with candidemia...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Vaccines and autism: a tale of shifting hypotheses
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:456-61. 2009
    ..We will discuss the genesis of each of these theories and review the relevant epidemiological evidence...
  13. pmc Preferred treatment and prevention strategies for recurrent community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infections: a survey of adult and pediatric providers
    Kara B Mascitti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    Am J Infect Control 38:324-8. 2010
    ..0001). For recurrent infections, 88% of providers employed at least 1 topical decolonization strategy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Candida krusei arthritis in an adolescent with acute myelogenous leukemia
    Beatriz Larru
    From the Division of Infectious Diseases, Division of Oncology, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Center for Pediatric Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1142-4. 2013
    ..krusei fungemia 4 months before her presentation. The infection was successfully treated with voriconazole. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous bacterial infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes in infants and children
    Beatriz Larru
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3615 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4318, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 61:457-78. 2014
    ..If indicated, empiric antimicrobial therapy should target Streptococcus pyogenes for nonpurulent SSSIs, such as uncomplicated cellulitis, and S aureus for purulent SSSIs such as abscesses. ..
  16. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship in pediatric care: strategies and future directions
    Jason G Newland
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:735-43. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Use of administrative data for surgical site infection surveillance after congenital cardiac surgery results in inaccurate reporting of surgical site infection rates
    Krista D Atchley
    The Cardiac Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:651-7; discussion 657-8. 2014
    ..A quality improvement initiative was undertaken to better understand issues with SSI reporting and to evaluate the effect of different data sources on annual SSI rates...
  18. pmc Variation in hospital antibiotic prescribing practices for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Brian T Fisher
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA fi
    Leuk Lymphoma 54:1633-9. 2013
    ..Antibiotic use for children with newly diagnosed ALL varies widely across children's hospitals and is not explained by demographics or illness severity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus bovis Infection in young Infants
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:1069-73. 2006
    ..Sporadic cases of invasive Streptococcus bovis disease have been reported in young infants. However, little is known about the clinical manifestations or the conditions that predispose to S. bovis infection in this population...