M E Pichichero

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New combination vaccines
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 47:407-26. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A prospective observational study of 5-, 7-, and 10-day antibiotic treatment for acute otitis media
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:381-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Short course antibiotic therapy for respiratory infections: a review of the evidence
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:929-37. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Penicillin failure in streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis: causes and remedies
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:917-23. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent and persistent otitis media
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:911-6. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after judicious antibiotic use for respiratory tract infections seen in a private pediatric practice
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 105:753-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of streptococcal carriers in private pediatric practice
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:624-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Variables influencing penicillin treatment outcome in streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:565-70. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Recurrent group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:809-15. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Vaccine antigen interactions after a combination diphtheria-tetanus toxoid-acellular pertussis/purified capsular polysaccharide of Haemophilus influenzae type b-tetanus toxoid vaccine in two-, four- and six-month-old infants
    M E Pichichero
    University of Rochester, Elmwood Pediatrics, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:863-70. 1997

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint New combination vaccines
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 47:407-26. 2000
    ..Thus, physicians must make room for all of the new vaccines on the horizon. To accomplish that task, combinations will be necessary. Progress toward that goal is occurring...
  2. ncbi request reprint A prospective observational study of 5-, 7-, and 10-day antibiotic treatment for acute otitis media
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:381-7. 2001
    ..To compare 5-, 7- and 10-day duration of antibiotic therapy for acute otitis media (AOM) in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Short course antibiotic therapy for respiratory infections: a review of the evidence
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:929-37. 2000
    ..The soundness of this recommendation hinges on the demonstration that shortened courses of antibiotic therapy are at least as effective as traditional courses of therapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Penicillin failure in streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis: causes and remedies
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:917-23. 2000
    ..A number of antibiotics, particularly the cephalosporins, have been demonstrated to be superior to penicillin at eradicating group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus, and several are effective when administered for 4 to 5 days...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent and persistent otitis media
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:911-6. 2000
    ..Selection of appropriate antibiotic therapy should take into account the major pathogens (S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis) and the occurrence of antibiotic resistance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after judicious antibiotic use for respiratory tract infections seen in a private pediatric practice
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 105:753-9. 2000
    ..Most respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in children have a viral cause, they resolve on their own, and antibiotics need not be prescribed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of streptococcal carriers in private pediatric practice
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:624-8. 1999
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  8. ncbi request reprint Variables influencing penicillin treatment outcome in streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:565-70. 1999
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  9. ncbi request reprint Recurrent group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:809-15. 1998
    ..To examine the epidemiology and treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GABHS) recurrent tonsillopharyngitis in private pediatric practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vaccine antigen interactions after a combination diphtheria-tetanus toxoid-acellular pertussis/purified capsular polysaccharide of Haemophilus influenzae type b-tetanus toxoid vaccine in two-, four- and six-month-old infants
    M E Pichichero
    University of Rochester, Elmwood Pediatrics, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:863-70. 1997
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  11. ncbi request reprint Fifth vaccination with dipthteria, tetanus and acellular pertussis is beneficial in four- to six-year-olds
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:427-33. 2001
    ..Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis serum antibody titers were assessed before a fifth dose of diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) or diphtheria-tetanus-whole cell pertussis (DTwP) vaccination at age 4 to 6 years...
  12. pmc Pharmacodynamic analysis and clinical trial of amoxicillin sprinkle administered once daily for 7 days compared to penicillin V potassium administered four times daily for 10 days in the treatment of tonsillopharyngitis due to Streptococcus pyogenes in ch
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 672, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2512-20. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media disease management
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 55:415-38. 2003
    ..Three injections of ceftriaxone or gatifloxacin (when approved) or diagnostic/therapeutic tympanocentisis (when approved) become a third-line treatment option. No single antibiotic or management strategy is ideal for all patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cefprozil treatment of persistent and recurrent acute otitis media
    M E Pichichero
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Elmwood Pediatric Group, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:471-8. 1997
    ..We identified the pathogens causing persistent and recurrent acute otitis media (AOM) and the clinical efficacy of cefprozil as treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of six acellular pertussis vaccines and one whole-cell pertussis vaccine given as a fifth dose in four- to six-year-old children
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 105:e11. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint Are follow-up throat cultures necessary when rapid antigen detection tests are negative for group A streptococci?
    T Mayes
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 40:191-5. 2001
    ..Throat culture confirmation of RAD test negative results in pharyngitis patients may not be medically necessary for most patients with currently available RAD tests and is costly...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing diagnostic accuracy and tympanocentesis skills in the management of otitis media
    M E Pichichero
    Department of Microbiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1137-42. 2001
    ..The distinction between acute suppurative otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME) is important for antibiotic treatment decisions. Tympanocentesis may be useful in the diagnosis of AOM in selected patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing diagnostic accuracy and tympanocentesis skills by nurse practitioners in management of otitis media
    A Sorrento
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 13:524-9. 2001
    ..To assess healthcare provider accuracy in recognizing the physical examination findings of acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME) and technical competence in performing tympanocentesis using a simulation model...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of otitis media and tympanocentesis skills assessment among pediatricians
    M E Pichichero
    Elmwood Pediatric Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 672, NY 14642, Rochester, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 22:519-24. 2003
    ..The results indicate that pediatricians may often misdiagnose OME as AOM, but they select appropriate antibiotics about 80% of the time and can be trained to accurately perform tympanocentesis...
  20. doi request reprint An adenoviral vector-based mucosal vaccine is effective in protection against botulism
    Q Xu
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gene Ther 16:367-75. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the adenoviral vector is a highly effective gene-based mucosal vaccine against botulism...
  21. pmc CD4 T cell memory and antibody responses directed against the pneumococcal histidine triad proteins PhtD and PhtE following nasopharyngeal colonization and immunization and their role in protection against pneumococcal colonization in mice
    M N Khan
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Rochester General Hospital Research Institute, Rochester, New York, USA
    Infect Immun 81:3781-92. 2013
    ..We conclude that PhtD and PhtE show promise as components in next-generation pneumococcal vaccine formulations. ..
  22. pmc Functional deficits of pertussis-specific CD4+ T cells in infants compared to adults following DTaP vaccination
    S K Sharma
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Research Institute, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY 14621, USA
    Clin Exp Immunol 169:281-91. 2012
    ..We show for the first time that DTaP vaccination-induced CD4(+) T cells in infants are functionally and phenotypically dissimilar from those of adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low baseline antibody level to diphtheria is associated with poor response to conjugated pneumococcal vaccine in adults
    M A Shelly
    Department of Medicine, Highland Hospital Rochester, New York, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:542-4. 2001
    ..Low levels of antibody to diphtheria protein may explain some of the lower responses to conjugate pneumococcal vaccine in older adults...