Sylvia Becker-Dreps

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Gut Microbiome Composition in Young Nicaraguan Children During Diarrhea Episodes and Recovery
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Microbiome Core Facility, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Laboratory of Biochemistry and Immunology, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Center for Demographic and Health Research, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:1187-93. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Impact of a combined pediatric and adult pneumococcal immunization program on adult pneumonia incidence and mortality in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:222-7. 2015
  3. pmc Community diarrhea incidence before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:246-50. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of adding bed net distribution for malaria prevention to antenatal services in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sylvia I Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:496-502. 2009
  5. pmc Rotavirus prevalence in the primary care setting in Nicaragua after universal infant rotavirus immunization
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, 27599 7599, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:957-60. 2011
  6. pmc Changes in childhood diarrhea incidence in nicaragua following 3 years of universal infant rotavirus immunization
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:243-7. 2011
  7. pmc Association between intimate partner violence and irritable bowel syndrome: a population-based study in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 590 Manning Drive, CB No 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Violence Against Women 16:832-45. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Changes in childhood pneumonia and infant mortality rates following introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    From the Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Microbiology, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Biostatistics, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC Sistemas Locales de Atención Integral a la Salud, León SILAIS León Hospital Epidemiology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Escuela Oscar Danilo Rosales Argüello HEODRA, Leon, Nicaragua Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:637-42. 2014
  9. pmc Etiology of childhood diarrhea after rotavirus vaccine introduction: a prospective, population-based study in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    From the School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León UNAN León Center for Epidemiology and Health CIDS, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Biostatistics, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Center for Health Research CIS, Leon, Nicaragua Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden and Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:1156-63. 2014
  10. pmc Irritable bowel syndrome and gastrointestinal parasite infection in a developing nation environment
    Douglas R Morgan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bioinformatics Building, Suite 4143, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:343812. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Gut Microbiome Composition in Young Nicaraguan Children During Diarrhea Episodes and Recovery
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Microbiome Core Facility, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Laboratory of Biochemistry and Immunology, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Center for Demographic and Health Research, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:1187-93. 2015
    ..008). This preliminary study suggests that recovery of the gut microbiota after a diarrhea episode may take longer time than previously thought and may be pathogen specific. ..
  2. doi request reprint Impact of a combined pediatric and adult pneumococcal immunization program on adult pneumonia incidence and mortality in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:222-7. 2015
    ..We assessed incidence rates of ambulatory visits and hospitalizations for pneumonia and pneumonia-related mortality in adults over the age of 50 years before and after the program's implementation in the Department of León, Nicaragua...
  3. pmc Community diarrhea incidence before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:246-50. 2013
    ..The adjusted incidence rate ratio was 0.60 (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.40, 0.91) during the vaccine period versus the pre-vaccine period, indicating a lower incidence of watery diarrhea in the community during the vaccine period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of adding bed net distribution for malaria prevention to antenatal services in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sylvia I Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:496-502. 2009
    ..95-$1,085.89). If resources were constrained, the greatest benefit would be among women in their first through fourth pregnancies. Thus, ITN distribution is a cost-effective addition to antenatal services...
  5. pmc Rotavirus prevalence in the primary care setting in Nicaragua after universal infant rotavirus immunization
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, 27599 7599, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:957-60. 2011
    ..In conclusion, rotavirus was an uncommon cause of childhood diarrhea in this primary care setting after implementation of a rotavirus immunization program...
  6. pmc Changes in childhood diarrhea incidence in nicaragua following 3 years of universal infant rotavirus immunization
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:243-7. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of the immunization program, we examined the incidence of diarrhea episodes between 2003 and 2009 among children in the state of León, Nicaragua...
  7. pmc Association between intimate partner violence and irritable bowel syndrome: a population-based study in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 590 Manning Drive, CB No 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Violence Against Women 16:832-45. 2010
    ..08; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.35, 3.21), as did those who had experienced sexual intimate partner violence (OR = 2.85; 95% CI = 1.45, 5.59). These findings argue for intimate partner violence screening among Latina women with IBS...
  8. doi request reprint Changes in childhood pneumonia and infant mortality rates following introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    From the Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Microbiology, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Biostatistics, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC Sistemas Locales de Atención Integral a la Salud, León SILAIS León Hospital Epidemiology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Escuela Oscar Danilo Rosales Argüello HEODRA, Leon, Nicaragua Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:637-42. 2014
    ..We assessed changes in incidence rates of health facility visits for childhood pneumonia and infant mortality after PCV-13 introduction in the Department of León, Nicaragua...
  9. pmc Etiology of childhood diarrhea after rotavirus vaccine introduction: a prospective, population-based study in Nicaragua
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    From the School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León UNAN León Center for Epidemiology and Health CIDS, Leon, Nicaragua Department of Biostatistics, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Center for Health Research CIS, Leon, Nicaragua Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden and Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:1156-63. 2014
    ..In this RV5-immunized population, understanding infectious etiologies of childhood diarrhea is necessary to direct diarrhea treatment and prevention efforts...
  10. pmc Irritable bowel syndrome and gastrointestinal parasite infection in a developing nation environment
    Douglas R Morgan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bioinformatics Building, Suite 4143, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:343812. 2012
    ..6% versus 15.4% (P = 0.78), nor among IBS subtypes. The pathophysiology of post-infectious IBS may be altered in the developing world as compared to industrialized nations and warrants investigation...
  11. pmc Patterns of rotavirus vaccine uptake and use in privately-insured US infants, 2006-2010
    Catherine A Panozzo
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73825. 2013
    ..Interventions to increase rotavirus vaccine coverage should consider targeting family physicians and encouraging completion of the vaccine series...
  12. pmc Trends in antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media and treatment failure in children, 2000-2011
    Leah J McGrath
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e81210. 2013
    ..Initial declines in prescribing were shown, but it's unknown if they were sustained. We examine trends in antibiotic dispensing patterns to treat AOM among a large population of children. We also document trends in antibiotic failure...
  13. doi request reprint Pneumococcal Carriage and Vaccine Coverage in Retirement Community Residents
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2094-8. 2015
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