Carrie L Byington

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Costs and infant outcomes after implementation of a care process model for febrile infants
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e16-24. 2012
  3. pmc Modeling the variations in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus seasonal epidemics
    Molly Leecaster
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:105. 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in Utah
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 132:421-8. 2013
  10. pmc 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

Research Grants

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Publications59

  1. 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)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Costs and infant outcomes after implementation of a care process model for febrile infants
    Carrie L Byington
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e16-24. 2012
    ..Well-appearing febrile infants with SBI cannot be distinguished from those without by examination alone. Variation in care resulting in both undertreatment and overtreatment is common...
  3. pmc Modeling the variations in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus seasonal epidemics
    Molly Leecaster
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:105. 2011
    ..Prediction of epidemic characteristics would support management of resources and treatment...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in Utah
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    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...
  10. pmc 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. pmc Seasonality of acute otitis media and the role of respiratory viral activity in children
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:314-9. 2013
    ..AOM and respiratory viruses both display seasonal variation. Our objective was to examine the temporal association between circulating respiratory viruses and the occurrence of pediatric ambulatory care visits for AOM...
  16. pmc Invasive pneumococcal disease in infants younger than 90 days before and after introduction of PCV7
    Liset Olarte
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e17-24. 2013
    ..We evaluated the changes that occurred after PCV7 introduction among Utah infants aged 1 to 90 days, too young to be fully immunized...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Executive summary: the management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    John S Bradley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children s Hospital of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:617-30. 2011
    ..Site-of-care management, diagnosis, antimicrobial and adjunctive surgical therapy, and prevention are discussed. Areas that warrant future investigations are also highlighted...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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)...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Utah adults at the end of the PCV7 era
    Brian A Kendall
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
    Vaccine 29:9123-6. 2011
    ..Adult and pediatric IPD serotypes are closely associated in Utah. PCV13 vaccination in Utah children is likely to significantly impact IPD in Utah adults...
  26. 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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  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Public health communication with frontline clinicians during the first wave of the 2009 influenza pandemic
    Catherine J Staes
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:36-44. 2011
    ..Communication between public health authorities and frontline clinicians is critical, yet public health agencies, medical societies, and healthcare delivery organizations have all called for improvements...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. 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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  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. 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
    ....
  38. 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 Respir Viruses 4:223-9. 2010
    ..The feasibility of non-pharmacologic interventions to prevent influenza's spread in schools is not well known...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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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  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine during pregnancy: pregnancy and infant health outcomes
    Julie H Shakib
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1422-6.e1-4. 2013
    ..To assess pregnancy and birth outcomes in infants born to women who did or did not receive tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during pregnancy...
  44. pmc Characteristics of antimicrobial studies registered in the USA through ClinicalTrials.Gov
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 42:161-6. 2013
    ..Leveraging the application of these data to guide the careful selection of antimicrobial agents will be essential to preserve their utility for years to come. ..
  45. 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...
  46. 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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  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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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  51. doi request reprint The management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    John S Bradley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children s Hospital of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:e25-76. 2011
    ..Site-of-care management, diagnosis, antimicrobial and adjunctive surgical therapy, and prevention are discussed. Areas that warrant future investigations are also highlighted...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Use of heat labile UNG in an RT-PCR assay for enterovirus detection
    Edward W Taggart
    Associated Regional and University Pathologists ARUP, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, 500 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Virol Methods 105:57-65. 2002
    ..The combined enzymological approach has potential application to a wide variety of assays requiring sensitive RNA detection and stringent contamination control, including those utilizing real time detection methods...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...

Research Grants2

  1. Decision Support for Evaluation of the Febrile Infant
    Carrie Byington; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project can provide data that will improve the care of the febrile infant regionally and can inform future national studies. ..