J C Christenson
Affiliation: University of Utah
- Meningitis due to Ochrobactrum anthropi: an emerging nosocomial pathogen. A report of 3 casesJ C Christenson
University of Utah School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 27:218-21. 1997..Appropriate clinical outcome was only observed after removal of tissue allograft implants, debridement of devitalized tissue and bone, removal of shunt devices, and prolonged courses of antibiotics. No deaths were observed...
- Detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in a children's hospitalJ C Christenson
Hospital Epidemiology Program and Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Primary Children s Medical Center, and the Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
Am J Infect Control 26:569-71. 1998..CONCLUSION: In the absence of VRE infections, surveillance studies can help determine the extent of VRE colonization and support infection control measures...
- Bacillus cereus infections among oncology patients at a children's hospitalJ C Christenson
University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
Am J Infect Control 27:543-6. 1999..Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis proved that the isolates were not related. CONCLUSION: Sporadic infections in immunocompromised persons do occur and can be associated with significant morbidity...
- Nosocomial mumps: report of an outbreak and its controlP R Fischer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
Am J Infect Control 24:13-8. 1996..Preadmission immunization of all patients and mumps-specific screening and vaccination of hospital employees might be indicated in such a situation, but such measures are neither easy nor inexpensive...
- In vitro activity of meropenem, imipenem, cefepime and ceftazidime against Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from cystic fibrosis patientsJ C Christenson
Department of Paediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
J Antimicrob Chemother 45:899-901. 2000..More discrepancies were seen between cefepime and ceftazidime: four of 67 isolates (6.0%) were more susceptible to cefepime than to ceftazidime, while eight (11. 9%) were more susceptible to ceftazidime than to cefepime...
- Pediatric travel consultation in an integrated clinicJ C Christenson
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
J Travel Med 8:1-5. 2001..These differences were likely due to a difference in age in the two study groups. The high volume and success of the clinic suggest that integrated pediatric and adult travel services in a coordinated setting can be effective...
- 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...