D M Zerr

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6: a clinical update
    Danielle M Zerr
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Herpes 13:20-4. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physician compliance with a published guideline on management of febrile infants
    D M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 18:232-8. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Infection control policies and hospital-associated infections among surgical patients: variability and associations in a multicenter pediatric setting
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e387-92. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonfebrile illness seizures: a unique seizure category?
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Epilepsia 46:952-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of primary human herpesvirus 6 infection
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:768-76. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction diagnosis of primary human herpesvirus-6 infection in the acute care setting
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr 149:480-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 and central nervous system disease in hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Danielle M Zerr
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Virol 37:S52-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Case report: primary human herpesvirus-6 associated with an afebrile seizure in a 3-week-old infant
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Med Virol 66:384-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of antivirals on human herpesvirus 6 replication in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:309-17. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 reactivation and encephalitis in allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients
    D M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:763-71. 2001

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6: a clinical update
    Danielle M Zerr
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Herpes 13:20-4. 2006
    ..In addition, diagnostics and antiviral treatment are reviewed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physician compliance with a published guideline on management of febrile infants
    D M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 18:232-8. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Infection control policies and hospital-associated infections among surgical patients: variability and associations in a multicenter pediatric setting
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e387-92. 2005
    ..Hospital-associated infections are an important cause of patient morbidity and death. Little is known about the variability of infection rates and infection control practices among pediatric hospitals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonfebrile illness seizures: a unique seizure category?
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Epilepsia 46:952-5. 2005
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics of children with a first-time nonfebrile seizure in the setting of mild illness and to test the hypothesis that these seizures are associated with illness characterized by diarrhea...
  5. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of primary human herpesvirus 6 infection
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:768-76. 2005
    ..Serologic studies indicate that human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) infects 90 percent of children by two years of age. Little is known about the acquisition, virologic course, and clinical manifestations of HHV-6 infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction diagnosis of primary human herpesvirus-6 infection in the acute care setting
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr 149:480-5. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 and central nervous system disease in hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Danielle M Zerr
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Clin Virol 37:S52-6. 2006
    ..In addition, longitudinal observational studies have established a correlation between systemic HHV-6 reactivation and CNS dysfunction. Further research is needed to define optimal diagnostic, prevention, and treatment strategies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Case report: primary human herpesvirus-6 associated with an afebrile seizure in a 3-week-old infant
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Med Virol 66:384-7. 2002
    ..This report provides additional evidence of the neuropathogenic potential of HHV-6...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of antivirals on human herpesvirus 6 replication in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:309-17. 2002
    ..Prospective studies are needed to define the spectrum of HHV-6-associated disease and to determine whether antiviral therapy offers clinical benefit...
  10. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 6 reactivation and encephalitis in allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients
    D M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:763-71. 2001
    ..Prospective studies to better define the relationship between HHV-6 reactivation and encephalitis in allogeneic BMT recipients are warranted...
  11. pmc Sensitive method for detection of human herpesviruses 6 and 7 in saliva collected in field studies
    D M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1981-3. 2000
    ..The sensitivity and specificity of this method even after prolonged drying of the specimens compared favorably to those of our traditional method of collecting and assaying saliva...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of human herpesvirus 6 reactivation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:932-40. 2005
    ..Although human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is known to reactivate during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), the clinical significance of this finding is controversial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Decreasing hospital-associated rotavirus infection: a multidisciplinary hand hygiene campaign in a children's hospital
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, and the Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle WA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:397-403. 2005
    ..Few studies aimed at increasing hand hygiene in the hospital setting have shown sustained improvement and concurrent decreases in hospital-associated infections, and even fewer have been performed in the pediatric setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint A trade-off analysis of routine newborn circumcision
    D A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Pediatrics 105:246-9. 2000
    ..The risks associated with newborn circumcision have not been as extensively evaluated as the benefits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Providers' perceptions of an immunization registry
    D A Christakis
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Washington, Child Health Institute, Seattle 98103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:147-50. 1999
    ..To determine providers' perceptions of a statewide immunization registry...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Variation in inpatient diagnostic testing and management of bronchiolitis
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:878-84. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Two nosocomial pertussis outbreaks and their associated costs - King County, Washington, 2004
    Henry C Baggett
    Communicable Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunization Section, Public Health, Seattle and King County, WA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:537-43. 2007
    ..One outbreak occurred at a 500-bed tertiary care hospital (hospital A), and the other occurred at a 250-bed pediatric hospital (hospital B)...
  19. doi request reprint An outbreak of varicella with likely breakthrough disease in a population of pediatric cancer patients
    Amanda L Adler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:866-70. 2008
    ..We describe an outbreak of varicella with likely breakthrough disease in a population of pediatric cancer patients in October 2004...
  20. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Salmonella serotype Saintpaul in a children's hospital
    Rena Bornemann
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:671-6. 2002
    ..To describe a nosocomial outbreak of Salmonella serotype Saintpaul gastroenteritis and to explore risk factors for infection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Family saliva sharing behaviors and age of human herpesvirus-6B infection
    Margaret P Rhoads
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Infect 54:623-6. 2007
    ..Transmission of human herpesvirus (HHV-6) type B is hypothesized to occur via saliva. We sought to determine whether behaviors promoting saliva sharing were associated with HHV-6B infection...
  22. ncbi request reprint An investigation of Aspergillus cardiac surgical site infections in 3 pediatric patients
    Matthew P Kronman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:332-7. 2007
    ..Within a 3-month period, 3 pediatric patients at our hospital developed Aspergillus surgical site infections after undergoing cardiac surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aminoglycoside-based triple-antibiotic therapy versus monotherapy for children with ruptured appendicitis
    Adam B Goldin
    Department of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Pediatrics 119:905-11. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Hospital-based influenza vaccination of children: an opportunity to prevent subsequent hospitalization
    Danielle M Zerr
    Children s Research Institute, and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Pediatrics 121:345-8. 2008
    ..We performed this study to determine the frequency of previous hospitalization among children hospitalized with influenza...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infections after pediatric cardiovascular surgery
    Amanda L Allpress
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:231-4. 2004
    ..We performed a case-control study to identify risk factors for hospitalized SSI in children undergoing CV surgery...
  26. pmc Multiple viral respiratory pathogens in children with bronchiolitis
    Hilary E Stempel
    Seattle Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acta Paediatr 98:123-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the frequency of viral pathogens and relative frequency of co-infections in nasal specimens obtained from young children with bronchiolitis receiving care at a children's hospital...
  27. pmc Prevalence and mechanisms of broad-spectrum beta-lactam resistance in Enterobacteriaceae: a children's hospital experience
    Xuan Qin
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology Laboratory, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, NE, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3909-14. 2008
    ..These data have important implications for empirical antimicrobial strategies targeting serious pediatric infections. Further study of this problem is warranted...
  28. pmc Frequent and prolonged shedding of bocavirus in young children attending daycare
    Emily T Martin
    Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children s Research Institute, 1900 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1625-32. 2010
    ..Little is known about human bocavirus (HBoV) persistence and shedding and the association between HBoV detection and the onset and resolution of respiratory symptoms...
  29. ncbi request reprint Infection control in paediatrics
    Klara M Posfay-Barbe
    Children s Hospital of Geneva, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:19-31. 2008
    ..We review the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant organisms and strategies to prevent health-care-associated infections in the paediatric setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint Alcohol hand rub: a simple solution in search of champions
    Danielle M Zerr
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:502-3. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of 16S ribosomal DNA polymerase chain reaction to identify Haemophilus influenzae type b as the etiology of pericarditis in an infant
    Crystal Benson
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:287-8. 2005