Anne J Blaschke

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Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid identification of pathogens from positive blood cultures by multiplex polymerase chain reaction using the FilmArray system
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 74:349-55. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Gordonia species: emerging pathogens in pediatric patients that are identified by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:483-6. 2007
  3. pmc Non-invasive sample collection for respiratory virus testing by multiplex PCR
    Anne J Blaschke
    University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Clin Virol 52:210-4. 2011
  4. pmc Interpreting assays for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S331-7. 2011
  5. pmc Molecular analysis improves pathogen identification and epidemiologic study of pediatric parapneumonic empyema
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt, Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:289-94. 2011
  6. pmc Clindamycin-resistant group B Streptococcus and failure of intrapartum prophylaxis to prevent early-onset disease
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Pediatr 156:501-3. 2010
  7. pmc Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing pathogens in a children's hospital: a 5-year experience
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:435-41. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease at a tertiary children's hospital through the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era: a case for continuous surveillance
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:228-34. 2012
  9. pmc Evolving epidemiologic characteristics of invasive group a streptococcal disease in Utah, 2002-2010
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:479-87. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Evolution of the epidemiology of pneumococcal disease among Utah children through the vaccine era
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:1100-3. 2011

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Publications15

  1. pmc Rapid identification of pathogens from positive blood cultures by multiplex polymerase chain reaction using the FilmArray system
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 74:349-55. 2012
    ..aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci. The FA BC panel is an accurate method for the rapid identification of pathogens and resistance genes from blood culture...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gordonia species: emerging pathogens in pediatric patients that are identified by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:483-6. 2007
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  3. pmc Non-invasive sample collection for respiratory virus testing by multiplex PCR
    Anne J Blaschke
    University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Clin Virol 52:210-4. 2011
    ..Identifying respiratory pathogens within populations is difficult because invasive sample collection, such as with nasopharyngeal aspirate (NPA), is generally required. PCR technology could allow for non-invasive sampling methods...
  4. pmc Interpreting assays for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S331-7. 2011
    ..Here we will discuss the challenges faced in the interpretation of molecular testing for S. pneumoniae, and some strategies that might be used to improve our ability to diagnose pneumococcal respiratory infection...
  5. pmc Molecular analysis improves pathogen identification and epidemiologic study of pediatric parapneumonic empyema
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt, Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:289-94. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic study is complicated by the low frequency of positive cultures. We sought to describe the epidemiology of PPE in children using molecular analysis of pleural fluid...
  6. pmc Clindamycin-resistant group B Streptococcus and failure of intrapartum prophylaxis to prevent early-onset disease
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Pediatr 156:501-3. 2010
    ..We report a case of clindamycin-resistant GBS disease in a newborn infant whose mother received clindamycin IAP, and we review clindamycin susceptibility testing...
  7. pmc Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing pathogens in a children's hospital: a 5-year experience
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:435-41. 2009
    ..In addition, we sought to evaluate the characteristics of children affected...
  8. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease at a tertiary children's hospital through the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era: a case for continuous surveillance
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:228-34. 2012
    ..We recognized an opportunity to describe the changes in epidemiology, clinical syndromes, and serotype distribution during a 14-year period including 4 years before vaccine introduction and spanning the entire PCV7 era...
  9. pmc Evolving epidemiologic characteristics of invasive group a streptococcal disease in Utah, 2002-2010
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:479-87. 2012
    ..Invasive group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Recent national surveillance data report stable rates of invasive GAS disease, although these may not capture geographic variation...
  10. doi request reprint Evolution of the epidemiology of pneumococcal disease among Utah children through the vaccine era
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:1100-3. 2011
    ..Despite decreases in PD among Utah children, complicated pneumonia/empyema has increased during the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era...
  11. pmc Association of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection and increased hospitalization with parapneumonic empyema in children in Utah
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:905-9. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between circulating 2009 H1N1 and the occurrence of secondary bacterial parapneumonic empyema in children...
  12. pmc Molecular epidemiology of pediatric pneumococcal empyema from 2001 to 2007 in Utah
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:520-5. 2010
    ..Serotype switch was not documented. Replacement disease with common ST of serotypes 1,3, 7F, and 19A rather than serotype switch was responsible for the increase in PPE in Utah children...
  13. doi request reprint Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in utah
    Chris Stockmann
    MSc, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 295 Chipeta Way, 2S010, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
    Pediatrics 132:421-8. 2013
    ..However, cases continue to occur. It is unknown whether meningitis due to PCV7 and non-PCV7 serotypes causes similar morbidity and mortality...
  14. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in febrile infants 1-90 days with urinary tract infection
    Elizabeth H Doby
    From the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah and Pediatric Specialty Clinical Program, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1024-6. 2013
    ..An explanation for pleocytosis was determined for 24 infants (42%). Enterovirus infection was detected in 4 and is an uncommon cause of cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in infants with urinary tract infection. ..
  15. pmc Therapeutic monitoring of voriconazole in children less than three years of age: a case report and summary of voriconazole concentrations for ten children
    Elizabeth H Doby
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:632-5. 2012
    ..Trough concentrations were unpredictable based on dose, highlighting the need to follow values during therapy...