Khitam Muhsen

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Incidence and characteristics of sporadic norovirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of children less than 5 years of age in Israel
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:688-90. 2013
  2. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between Giardia lamblia and endemic pediatric diarrhea in developing countries
    Khitam Muhsen
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:S271-93. 2012
  3. doi Risk factors of underutilization of childhood immunizations in ultraorthodox Jewish communities in Israel despite high access to health care services
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Vaccine 30:2109-15. 2012
  4. ncbi Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines for prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis-associated hospitalizations in Israel: a case-control study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Vaccin 6:450-4. 2010
  5. ncbi Incidence, characteristics, and economic burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of israeli children <5 years of age, 2007-2008
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Infect Dis 200:S254-63. 2009
  6. doi Interaction among ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Israeli children and adolescents
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:524-7. 2011
  7. doi Burden and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children in developing countries (the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, GEMS): a prospective, case-control study
    Karen L Kotloff
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 382:209-22. 2013
  8. doi Incidence, age of acquisition and risk factors of Helicobacter pylori infection among Israeli Arab infants
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trop Pediatr 58:208-13. 2012
  9. doi Presence of Helicobacter pylori in a sibling is associated with a long-term increased risk of H. pylori infection in Israeli Arab children
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:108-13. 2010
  10. doi Is the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and anemia age dependent?
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:467-72. 2010

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  1. doi Incidence and characteristics of sporadic norovirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of children less than 5 years of age in Israel
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:688-90. 2013
    ..3%) children, yielding an estimated incidence of 3.3 per 1000 children. Genotypes GII.3 (40.4%) and GII.4a (21.3%) predominated, though year-to-year variation was observed. ..
  2. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between Giardia lamblia and endemic pediatric diarrhea in developing countries
    Khitam Muhsen
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:S271-93. 2012
    ..001), positively linking Giardia with that syndrome. The well-powered Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS) is prospectively addressing the association between G. lamblia infection and diarrhea in children in developing countries...
  3. doi Risk factors of underutilization of childhood immunizations in ultraorthodox Jewish communities in Israel despite high access to health care services
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Vaccine 30:2109-15. 2012
    ..The risk factors of underutilization of childhood vaccines in populations with high access to health services are not fully understood...
  4. ncbi Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines for prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis-associated hospitalizations in Israel: a case-control study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Vaccin 6:450-4. 2010
    ..106 (95% CI 0.024, 0.481), yielding a vaccine effectiveness of 89.4% (95% CI 51.9%, 97.6%) in preventing hospitalization. These data demonstrate high effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines in a high income country...
  5. ncbi Incidence, characteristics, and economic burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of israeli children <5 years of age, 2007-2008
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Infect Dis 200:S254-63. 2009
    ..Objectives. Our objective was to examine the incidence, characteristics, and economic burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of children <5 years of age in Israel...
  6. doi Interaction among ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Israeli children and adolescents
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:524-7. 2011
    ....
  7. doi Burden and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children in developing countries (the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, GEMS): a prospective, case-control study
    Karen L Kotloff
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 382:209-22. 2013
    ..We designed the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS) to identify the aetiology and population-based burden of paediatric diarrhoeal disease in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia...
  8. doi Incidence, age of acquisition and risk factors of Helicobacter pylori infection among Israeli Arab infants
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trop Pediatr 58:208-13. 2012
    ..12 (95% CI 1.82-27.86, p = 0.005). In conclusion, H. pylori infection is acquired at a higher rate in low SES settings. Parental education and hygiene play an important role in H. pylori acquisition in infancy...
  9. doi Presence of Helicobacter pylori in a sibling is associated with a long-term increased risk of H. pylori infection in Israeli Arab children
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:108-13. 2010
    ..We examined the dynamics of Helicobacter pylori infection between pre-school and school ages and compared the determinants of late acquisition of H. pylori infection with determinants of early and persistent H. pylori infection...
  10. doi Is the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and anemia age dependent?
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:467-72. 2010
    ..The relationship between H. pylori infection and anemia in childhood is still unclear. The aim of the study was to examine the association between H. pylori infection and anemia or iron deficiency in school-age children and in infants...
  11. ncbi Can Giardia lamblia infection lower the risk of acute diarrhea among preschool children?
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Medicine, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 60:99-103. 2014
    ..18 (95% confidence interval 0.04-0.93) (p = 0.041). This prospective study provides additional evidence that Giardia may lower the risk of subsequent acute diarrhea among preschool children. ..
  12. pmc Some epidemiologic, clinical, microbiologic, and organizational assumptions that influenced the design and performance of the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS)
    Tamer H Farag
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:S225-31. 2012
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  13. pmc An association between Helicobacter pylori infection and cognitive function in children at early school age: a community-based study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    BMC Pediatr 11:43. 2011
    ..The hypothesis on an association between H. pylori infection and cognitive function was examined in healthy children, independently of socioeconomic and nutritional factors...
  14. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with low serum ferritin levels in Israeli Arab children: a seroepidemiologic study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:262-4. 2009
    ..Multivariate analysis showed an increased frequency of low ferritin only among children younger than or equal to 5 years: adjusted OR 4.62 (95% CI 1.53-13.99) P = 0.007...
  15. ncbi [Incidence and risk factors of diarrheal diseases among 3-5 year old Israeli Arab children attending kindergartens]
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 146:341-4, 407. 2007
    ..The existing limited data on diarrheal diseases in Israel indicate higher rates and more severe illness among Arab children compared to Jewish children...
  16. doi An inverse and independent association between Helicobacter pylori infection and the incidence of shigellosis and other diarrheal diseases
    Dani Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 54:e35-42. 2012
    ..We examined the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and the incidence of diarrheal diseases...
  17. doi The uptake of rotavirus vaccine and its effectiveness in preventing acute gastroenteritis in the community
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Vaccine 29:91-4. 2010
    ..2% and 46.4% among vaccinated and unvaccinated children, respectively, yielding an effectiveness of 50.1% (95% CI: 47.5%, 52.6%). Rotavirus monovalent vaccine was highly effective in preventing AGE in the community...
  18. doi Helicobacter pylori infection and iron stores: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:323-40. 2008
    ..We carried out a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to evaluate the existing evidence on the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and iron stores...
  19. pmc The Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS): impetus, rationale, and genesis
    Myron M Levine
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:S215-24. 2012
    ..GEMS data will guide investment and help prioritize strategies to mitigate the morbidity and mortality of pediatric diarrheal disease...
  20. doi Sero-prevalence of mumps antibodies in subpopulations subsequently affected by a large scale mumps epidemic in Israel
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Vaccine 29:3878-82. 2011
    ..We examined the sero-prevalence of mumps antibodies in the subpopulations subsequently affected by this large mumps outbreak, compared with the general population...
  21. doi Determinates of underutilization of amniocentesis among Israeli Arab women
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 30:138-43. 2010
    ..To study the determinants of amniocentesis underutilization among Israeli Arab Muslim women...
  22. ncbi [What are the determinants of early breastfeeding weaning and prolonged breastfeeding in Arab infants?]
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 150:333-7, 420. 2011
    ..Data on the determinants of breastfeeding in the Israeli Arab population are scarce...
  23. pmc Serum bactericidal assays to evaluate typhoidal and nontyphoidal salmonella vaccines
    Mary Adetinuke Boyd
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 21:712-21. 2014
    ..Typhimurium, S. Enteritidis, and S. Paratyphi A but not S. Typhi live attenuated vaccines. The SBA assay described here is a useful tool for measuring functional antibodies elicited by Salmonella vaccine candidates. ..
  24. ncbi Evaluation of a urine-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test for the detection of Helicobacter pylori infection among 3- to 5-year-old Israeli Arab healthy children
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:398-401. 2006
    ..066), the corresponding figures were 65.8%, 87.5%, 83% and 72%, respectively. These data indicate that the usefulness of the URINELISA test in epidemiological studies in healthy young children is limited...
  25. pmc Age-dependent association among Helicobacter pylori infection, serum pepsinogen levels and immune response of children to live oral cholera vaccine CVD 103-HgR
    Khitam Muhsen
    Center for Vaccine Development, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e83999. 2014
    ..pylori gastritis) and vibriocidal antibody (a correlate of protection) seroconversion following oral immunization with CVD 103-HgR live cholera vaccine among children of different ages...