C L Byington

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological investigation of a sustained high rate of pediatric parapneumonic empyema: risk factors and microbiological associations
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:434-40. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica: computer-assisted modeling of phosphofructokinase for the prediction of broad-spectrum antiparasitic agents
    C L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Exp Parasitol 87:194-202. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in febrile infants 1 to 90 days old with and without viral infections
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1662-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of rapid respiratory viral diagnostic testing on antibiotic use in a children's hospital
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, 50 N Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1230-4. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 infection in febrile infants ninety days of age and younger
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:996-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends of invasive disease due to Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in the intermountain west: emergence of nonvaccine serogroups
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:21-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Seasonal invasive pneumococcal disease in children: role of preceding respiratory viral infection
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Pediatrics 122:229-37. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Tularemia with vesicular skin lesions may be mistaken for infection with herpes viruses
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:e4-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The good habit of reading (El Buen Habito de la Lectura): parental reactions to an enhanced Reach Out and Read program in a clinic for the underserved
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:363-8. 2008
  10. pmc Parapneumonic empyema deaths during past century, Utah
    Jeffrey M Bender
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:44-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological investigation of a sustained high rate of pediatric parapneumonic empyema: risk factors and microbiological associations
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:434-40. 2002
    ..0001 for each factor). The increasing incidence of empyema was associated with infection due to S. pneumoniae serotype 1, outpatient treatment with certain antibiotics, ibuprofen use, and varicella...
  2. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica: computer-assisted modeling of phosphofructokinase for the prediction of broad-spectrum antiparasitic agents
    C L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Exp Parasitol 87:194-202. 1997
    ..histolytica and inhibited the growth of amebae in vitro. This class of compounds may have broad-spectrum antiparasitic activity and, in the future, may facilitate the treatment of serious parasitic infections...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in febrile infants 1 to 90 days old with and without viral infections
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1662-6. 2004
    ..The occurrence of SBI in Rochester LR or HR infants with confirmed viral infections is unknown. The objective of this study was to determine the occurrence of SBI in Rochester LR and HR infants with and without viral infections...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of rapid respiratory viral diagnostic testing on antibiotic use in a children's hospital
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, 50 N Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1230-4. 2002
    ..Overprescribing of antimicrobials for viral illness is a factor contributing to increasing antimicrobial resistance among bacterial pathogens encountered in pediatrics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 infection in febrile infants ninety days of age and younger
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:996-9. 2002
    ..The importance of human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) as a pathogen in febrile infants </=90 days of age is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends of invasive disease due to Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in the intermountain west: emergence of nonvaccine serogroups
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:21-9. 2005
    ..Use of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-7 [Prevnar]) has been associated with decreased a incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among children in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Seasonal invasive pneumococcal disease in children: role of preceding respiratory viral infection
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Pediatrics 122:229-37. 2008
    ..Our objective was to demonstrate correlations between invasive pneumococcal disease in children and circulating respiratory viruses...
  8. doi request reprint Tularemia with vesicular skin lesions may be mistaken for infection with herpes viruses
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:e4-6. 2008
    ..Clinicians must recognize the cutaneous manifestations of tularemia and be able to distinguish these from lesions seen with herpes viruses...
  9. doi request reprint The good habit of reading (El Buen Habito de la Lectura): parental reactions to an enhanced Reach Out and Read program in a clinic for the underserved
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:363-8. 2008
    ..This report describes parental reactions to a Reach Out and Read (ROR) program enhanced with a children's library in an urban clinic serving low-income immigrant families...
  10. pmc Parapneumonic empyema deaths during past century, Utah
    Jeffrey M Bender
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:44-8. 2009
    ..Vaccine strategies and antimicrobial drug stockpiling to control empyema will be important as we prepare for the next influenza pandemic...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Pneumococcal necrotizing pneumonia in Utah: does serotype matter?
    Jeffrey M Bender
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1346-52. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to describe temporal trends in PNP and to evaluate pneumococcal serotypes associated with PNP in Utah...
  13. doi request reprint Development and validation of a risk score for predicting hospitalization in children with influenza virus infection
    Jeffrey M Bender
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:369-75. 2009
    ..Many children with influenza seek care in emergency settings during seasonal influenza epidemics. We hypothesized that certain features could predict the need for hospitalization in children with influenza...
  14. doi request reprint Weight for gestational age affects the mortality of late preterm infants
    Laurie S Pulver
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e1072-7. 2009
    ..Late preterm infant mortality is higher than that for term newborns. The association between weight for gestational age (WGA) category and late preterm mortality has not been well described...
  15. pmc Urgent care providers' knowledge and attitude about public health reporting and pertussis control measures: implications for informatics
    Catherine J Staes
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:471-8. 2009
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  16. pmc Should the pertussis case definition for public health reporting be refined?
    Julie H Shakib
    Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatric Division, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:479-84. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Influenza virus infection in infants less than three months of age
    Jeffrey M Bender
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:6-9. 2010
    ..We evaluated the presentation, outcomes, and the risk of serious bacterial infection (SBI) in infants <3 months old with influenza virus infection...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae-induced hemolytic uremic syndrome in Utah children
    Jeffrey M Bender
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:712-6. 2010
    ..Few studies examine the Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes associated with HUS. Our objective was to describe the epidemiology of S. pneumoniae-related HUS (SP-HUS) and the serotypes associated with HUS in Utah children...
  21. pmc Normative cerebrospinal fluid profiles in febrile infants
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Pediatr 158:130-4. 2011
    ..To describe the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) profiles of febrile infants aged 1 to 90 days with negative bacterial culture test results and negative results for enteroviruses with polymerase chain reaction...
  22. doi request reprint Feasibility of elementary school children's use of hand gel and facemasks during influenza season
    Mandy A Allison
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 4:223-9. 2010
    ..The feasibility of non-pharmacologic interventions to prevent influenza's spread in schools is not well known...
  23. 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...
  24. 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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  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic outcomes for term infants associated with increasing administration of antibiotics to their mothers
    Tiffany S Glasgow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:338-46. 2007
    ..8 h compared with 41.6 h for those not treated (P < 0.0001). The cost of caring for newborns whose mothers received antibiotics was $740 compared with $638 for those whose mothers had not received them (P < 0.001)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in febrile infants younger than 90 days of age: the importance of ampicillin-resistant pathogens
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Division of General Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Pediatrics 111:964-8. 2003
    ..Recommendations for initial antibiotic therapy for the febrile infant 1 to 90 days old were developed when infections with GBS were common and antibiotic resistance was rare...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with ampicillin-resistant infection in newborns in the era of group B streptococcal prophylaxis
    Alison C Rentz
    Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Neonatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:556-60. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint Association of intrapartum antibiotic exposure and late-onset serious bacterial infections in infants
    Tiffany S Glasgow
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Pediatrics 116:696-702. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal parapneumonic empyema
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:250-4. 2006
    ..Our objective was to describe the temporal trends in PPE in Utah before and after the availability of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-7)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus central nervous system relapse during treatment of infantile spasms with corticotropin
    Joshua L Bonkowsky
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1045-8. 2006
    ..Corticotropin should be relatively contraindicated for use when a patient has a history of HSV infection, or intravenous acyclovir should be administered concurrently...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rheumatic fever presenting as monoarticular arthritis
    Gregory A Harlan
    Division of Pediatric Inpatient Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:743-6. 2006
    ..We recently cared for 3 patients with monoarticular arthritis who developed carditis while receiving antibiotics for SA. Distinguishing SA from rheumatic fever (RF) is critical to avoid lifelong cardiac complications associated with RF...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bottled, filtered, and tap water use in Latino and non-Latino children
    Wendy L Hobson
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:457-61. 2007
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  33. pmc Invasive meningococcal disease, Utah, 1995-2005
    Rachelle B Boulton
    Department of Health, Division of Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1225-7. 2007
    ..Regional surveillance is essential to identify high-risk populations that might benefit from targeted immunization efforts...
  34. pmc Enhancement of the AMPLICOR enterovirus PCR test with a coprecipitant
    E W Taggart
    Associated Regional and University Pathologists Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:3408-9. 1998
    ..The background signal was not affected by the addition of Pellet Paint. These data support the utility of a coprecipitant in minimizing false-negative results...
  35. doi request reprint Continued early onset group B streptococcal infections in the era of intrapartum prophylaxis
    L S Pulver
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Perinatol 29:20-5. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the rate of early onset group B streptococcus (EOGBS) infection in Utah and identify potential areas of failure in EOGBS prevention...
  36. ncbi request reprint An examination of the unintended consequences of the rule-out sepsis evaluation: a parental perspective
    R D Paxton
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 40:71-7. 2001
    ..We conclude that unintended consequences of the ROS evaluation included excessive parental anxiety, cessation of breastfeeding, iatrogenic complications, and financial stress. Suggestions to decrease these adverse consequences are given...
  37. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 in the newborn intensive care unit
    A C Rentz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, 100 N Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:297-9. 2007
  38. doi request reprint Parental attitudes about influenza immunization and school-based immunization for school-aged children
    Mandy A Allison
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:751-5. 2010
    ..Identify parental beliefs and barriers related to influenza immunization of school-aged children and acceptance of school-based influenza immunization...
  39. ncbi request reprint Multicenter surveillance of invasive meningococcal infections in children
    Sheldon L Kaplan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e979-84. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to collect demographic, clinical, laboratory, and outcome information for infants and children who had Neisseria meningitidis infections of various serogroups and were cared for in 10 pediatric hospitals...
  40. ncbi request reprint Invasive serotype a Haemophilus influenzae infections with a virulence genotype resembling Haemophilus influenzae type b: emerging pathogen in the vaccine era?
    E E Adderson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E18. 2001
    ..We describe the clinical, epidemiologic, and molecular biologic features of 5 cases of severe disease attributable to Haemophilus influenzae type a...
  41. pmc Pertussis antibodies in postpartum women and their newborns
    J H Shakib
    General Pediatric Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    J Perinatol 30:93-7. 2010
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  42. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and outcomes of enterovirus infections in young infants
    Kristine R Rittichier
    Divisions of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:546-50. 2005
    ..Enterovirus (EV) infections commonly cause fever in infants younger than 90 days of age. The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has improved our ability to diagnose EV infections...
  43. ncbi request reprint Metamizole use by Latino immigrants: a common and potentially harmful home remedy
    Joshua L Bonkowsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Pediatrics 109:e98. 2002
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  44. doi request reprint Possible intrafamilial transmission of Toxocara causing eosinophilic meningitis in an infant
    Merle Keller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:849-50. 2008
    ..We report a case in an infant resulting in eosinophilic meningitis and prolonged fever. The case illustrates probable intrafamilial transmission, a mode of transmission that has not been previously documented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Investigation of treatment failure in neonatal echovirus 7 infection
    Alison C Rentz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:259-62. 2006
    ..Studies of the viral isolate, maternal plasma, intravenous immunoglobulin preparations and pleconaril were performed to identify potential causes for treatment failure...
  46. doi request reprint Risk factors for pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease in the Intermountain West, 1996-2002
    Maryam B Haddad
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:139-46. 2008
    ..e., Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and parts of Arizona and Nevada) was poorly understood and might differ from elsewhere in the United States, a case-control study was undertaken to determine factors associated with IPD during 1996-2002...
  47. ncbi request reprint Adenoviral infections in children: the impact of rapid diagnosis
    Christian Rocholl
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Pediatrics 113:e51-6. 2004
    ..Direct fluorescent assay (DFA) for the rapid diagnosis of ADV infection, as part of a viral respiratory panel, became available at Primary Children's Medical Center (Salt Lake City, UT) in December 2000...