Ellen R Wald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus: is it a pathogen of acute bacterial sinusitis in children and adults?
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:826-31. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Treating childhood obesity in primary care
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:1010-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Validation and clinical utility of a bowel habit questionnaire in school-age children
    Ellen R Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:520-3. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Acute otitis media and acute bacterial sinusitis
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S277-83. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis in children
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pediatrics 124:9-15. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicentre surveillance of the prevalence and molecular epidemiology of macrolide resistance among pharyngeal isolates of group A streptococci in the USA
    Michael D Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1240-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal endocarditis in children
    Laurence B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1273-8. 2004
  8. pmc In vitro activity of telithromycin against macrolide-susceptible and macrolide-resistant pharyngeal isolates of group A streptococci in the United States
    Michael Green
    Department of Pediatrics, MPH Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2487-9. 2005
  9. pmc Treatment of acute otitis media in children under 2 years of age
    Alejandro Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:105-15. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Group A streptococci among school-aged children: clinical characteristics and the carrier state
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1212-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus: is it a pathogen of acute bacterial sinusitis in children and adults?
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:826-31. 2012
    ..The range of reported results for the incidence of S. aureus as a cause of ABS in adults is similar to the results reported for staphylococcal colonization of the middle meatus in healthy adults...
  2. doi request reprint Treating childhood obesity in primary care
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:1010-7. 2011
    ..0 to +12.0 lbs) among 23 control children. The mean change in body mass index z score from baseline to month 24 was -0.17 ± 0.32 (P < .001). Primary care is an appropriate place to identify and treat children with obesity...
  3. doi request reprint Validation and clinical utility of a bowel habit questionnaire in school-age children
    Ellen R Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:520-3. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Acute otitis media and acute bacterial sinusitis
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S277-83. 2011
    ..However, it is possible that a combination of information regarding nasopharyngeal colonization with bacteria and infection with specific viruses may inform treatment decisions in the future...
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis in children
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pediatrics 124:9-15. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of high-dose amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate in the treatment of children diagnosed with ABS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicentre surveillance of the prevalence and molecular epidemiology of macrolide resistance among pharyngeal isolates of group A streptococci in the USA
    Michael D Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1240-3. 2006
    ..In an effort to define the current prevalence of macrolide-resistant GAS in the US, a multicentre surveillance project was initiated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal endocarditis in children
    Laurence B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1273-8. 2004
    ..Pneumococcal endocarditis in children is unusual but often has serious complications...
  8. pmc In vitro activity of telithromycin against macrolide-susceptible and macrolide-resistant pharyngeal isolates of group A streptococci in the United States
    Michael Green
    Department of Pediatrics, MPH Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2487-9. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Treatment of acute otitis media in children under 2 years of age
    Alejandro Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:105-15. 2011
    ..Recommendations vary regarding immediate antimicrobial treatment versus watchful waiting for children younger than 2 years of age with acute otitis media...
  10. ncbi request reprint Group A streptococci among school-aged children: clinical characteristics and the carrier state
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1212-9. 2004
    ..A 4-year longitudinal study of school-aged children was conducted to describe the clinical characteristics and epidemiologic features of infections with group A streptococci (GAS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bowel habits and toilet training in a diverse population of children
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:294-8. 2009
    ..To gather data concerning bowel habits and toilet training of developmentally normal children ages 5 to 8 years...
  12. pmc Reemergence of macrolide resistance in pharyngeal isolates of group a streptococci in southwestern Pennsylvania
    Michael Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:473-6. 2004
    ..Longitudinal surveillance of isolates from multiple centers is needed to define the prevalence of antimicrobial agent-resistant GAS in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint Performance of low-risk criteria in the evaluation of young infants with fever: review of the literature
    Anna R Huppler
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Pediatrics, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pediatrics 125:228-33. 2010
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  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae and atypical Stevens-Johnson syndrome: a case series
    Karen A Ravin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1002-5. 2007
    ..This case series highlights the potential for M. pneumoniae-associated Stevens-Johnson syndrome to occur without rash and supports the use of polymerase chain reaction for early diagnosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in the neonate
    Jill A Hoffman
    Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1095-102. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to review the current epidemiology and clinical course of SPIN...
  17. ncbi request reprint Penicillin susceptibility of pneumococcal isolates causing acute otitis media in children: seasonal variation
    Alejandro Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:115-20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether seasonal variation in resistance exists among pneumococcal isolates from children with AOM...
  18. ncbi request reprint To treat or not to treat
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1087-9. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Beginning antibiotics for acute rhinosinusitis and choosing the right treatment
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 30:143-52. 2006
    ..In cases of serious drug allergy, clarithromycin or azithromycin may be prescribed. The optimal duration of therapy is unknown. Some recommend treatment until the patient becomes free of symptoms and then for an additional 7 d...
  20. ncbi request reprint Periorbital and orbital infections
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Box 4108, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 21:393-408, vi. 2007
    ..Infectious causes can be preseptal or orbital in origin. The differential diagnosis and management of these conditions are considered in this article...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vesicoureteral reflux: the role of antibiotic prophylaxis
    Ellen R Wald
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:919-22. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Does this child have a urinary tract infection?
    Nader Shaikh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JAMA 298:2895-904. 2007
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a frequently occurring pediatric illness that, if left untreated, can lead to permanent renal injury. Accordingly, accurate diagnosis of UTI is important...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sydenham's chorea in western Pennsylvania
    Arezoo Zomorrodi
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e675-9. 2006
    ..The utility of neuroimaging in establishing a final diagnosis of SC is discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media: more trouble with the evidence
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:103-4. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Imaging studies after a first febrile urinary tract infection in young children
    Alejandro Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15213 2583, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:195-202. 2003
    ..We investigated whether imaging studies altered management or improved outcomes in young children with a first febrile urinary tract infection...
  26. pmc In vitro activities of cethromycin (ABT-773), a new ketolide, against Streptococcus pneumoniae strains that are not susceptible to penicillin or macrolides
    Edward O Mason
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:166-9. 2003
    ..The ketolides appear to be active antimicrobials against penicillin- and macrolide-resistant pneumococci...
  27. doi request reprint Imaging and antimicrobial prophylaxis following the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in children
    Gregory P DeMuri
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:553-4. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing by primary care physicians for children with upper respiratory tract infections
    David R Nash
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1114-9. 2002
    ....
  29. doi request reprint A review of palivizumab and emerging therapies for respiratory syncytial virus
    Kristin A Shadman
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Pediatrics, 600 Highland Avenue, Box 4108, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 11:1455-67. 2011
    ..Palivizumab, the only approved specific monoclonal antibody for RSV is used prophylactically to reduce morbidity in a select population of high-risk children...
  30. ncbi request reprint Studying injury prevention: practices, problems, and pitfalls in implementation
    Shilpa Sangvai
    Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health and Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Columbus, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:228-35. 2007
    ..The impact of the chronic care model on injury prevention in primary care could not be determined with certainty. Evaluating effectiveness of injury prevention strategies on actual safety practices with direct observation is challenging...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment of children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection with ganciclovir
    Marian G Michaels
    Division of Allergy, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:504-9. 2003
    ..To arrest the natural progression of congenital CMV, children referred to our center were treated with a prolonged course of ganciclovir...
  32. ncbi request reprint Classification of M nontypeable group A streptococcus with the use of field inversion gel electrophoresis
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave at DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Pathol Mol Med 22:303-9. 2003
    ..Thus, the emm gene sequence correlated with the computer analysis of the FIGE pattern for each isolate. FIGE can be useful to help distinguish clinical isolates of GAS in an epidemiological study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: Establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego 92123, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:S1-62. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, 9610 Granite Ridge Drive, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:155-212. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin-resistant group A streptococci in schoolchildren in Pittsburgh
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1200-6. 2002
    ..Resistance to erythromycin has been very uncommon among group A streptococci in the United States...