Natasha Halasa

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Vitamin D deficiency among newborns in Amman, Jordan
    Najwa Khuri-Bulos
    Glob J Health Sci 6:162-71. 2014
  2. doi Nearly complete elimination of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine serotypes in Tennessee
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:604-9. 2013
  3. doi Safety of live attenuated influenza vaccine in mild to moderately immunocompromised children with cancer
    Natasha Halasa
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Vaccine 29:4110-5. 2011
  4. ncbi Update on the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 in children
    Natasha B Halasa
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, D 7235 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:83-7. 2010
  5. pmc Safety and immunogenicity of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in infants
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1448-54. 2008
  6. ncbi Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease among individuals with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1428-33. 2007
  7. ncbi Medical and economic impact of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1040-4. 2005
  8. pmc Human metapneumovirus in hospitalized children in Amman, Jordan
    Syed Asad Ali
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Med Virol 82:1012-6. 2010
  9. ncbi Seasonality of invasive pneumococcal disease: temporal relation to documented influenza and respiratory syncytial viral circulation
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:285-91. 2005
  10. pmc Human rhinovirus C associated with wheezing in hospitalised children in the Middle East
    E Kathryn Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Virol 46:85-9. 2009

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Publications23

  1. doi Vitamin D deficiency among newborns in Amman, Jordan
    Najwa Khuri-Bulos
    Glob J Health Sci 6:162-71. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Jordanian newborns and risk factors associated with low levels...
  2. doi Nearly complete elimination of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine serotypes in Tennessee
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:604-9. 2013
    ..Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) rates decreased after 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) introduction in 2000. We assessed whether previously described decreases were sustained...
  3. doi Safety of live attenuated influenza vaccine in mild to moderately immunocompromised children with cancer
    Natasha Halasa
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Vaccine 29:4110-5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the safety and immunogenicity of LAIV in mild to moderately immunocompromised children with cancer...
  4. ncbi Update on the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 in children
    Natasha B Halasa
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, D 7235 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:83-7. 2010
    ..To provide an updated review of the epidemiology, clinical presentations, and outcomes of the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 in children...
  5. pmc Safety and immunogenicity of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in infants
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1448-54. 2008
    ..Trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) is not licensed for use in infants <6 months old, the group with the highest influenza hospitalization rates among children...
  6. ncbi Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease among individuals with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1428-33. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  7. ncbi Medical and economic impact of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1040-4. 2005
    ..We investigated an outbreak of RSV infection in a NICU and its impact on health care delivery, outcomes and costs...
  8. pmc Human metapneumovirus in hospitalized children in Amman, Jordan
    Syed Asad Ali
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Med Virol 82:1012-6. 2010
    ..Longer surveillance studies are needed to better understand the seasonal epidemiology of HMPV and to assess if co-infection with HMPV and RSV leads to more severe illness...
  9. ncbi Seasonality of invasive pneumococcal disease: temporal relation to documented influenza and respiratory syncytial viral circulation
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:285-91. 2005
    ..Using two prospective surveillance networks, the temporal relation between invasive pneumococcal disease and isolation of circulating winter viruses was explored...
  10. pmc Human rhinovirus C associated with wheezing in hospitalised children in the Middle East
    E Kathryn Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Virol 46:85-9. 2009
    ..Few studies have investigated the disease burden and genetic diversity of human rhinoviruses (HRVs) in developing countries...
  11. ncbi Elimination of racial differences in invasive pneumococcal disease in young children after introduction of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:726-31. 2004
    ..Racial differences in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) have been widely recognized, but the impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) introduction in 2000 on these differences has not been extensively studied...
  12. ncbi Commentary: is pertussis disease increasing?
    Kathryn M Edwards
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:365-6. 2004
  13. ncbi Reduction in high rates of antibiotic-nonsusceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in tennessee after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:641-8. 2004
    ..One measure to combat IPD is vaccination with the recently introduced 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  14. pmc Trends in antibiotic prescribing for adults in the United States--1995 to 2002
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:697-702. 2005
    ..The impact of national efforts to limit antibiotic prescribing has not been fully evaluated...
  15. ncbi Differences in antibiotic prescribing among physicians, residents, and nonphysician clinicians
    Christianne L Roumie
    Quality Scholars Program, Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Health Services Research and Development, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:641-8. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of these changes, we compared outpatient antibiotic prescribing by practicing physicians, nonphysician clinicians, and resident physicians...
  16. ncbi Asthma as a risk factor for invasive pneumococcal disease
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2082-90. 2005
    ..The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease among persons with asthma is unknown...
  17. ncbi Differences in antibiotic prescribing patterns for children younger than five years in the three major outpatient settings
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Pediatr 144:200-5. 2004
    ..To perform a comprehensive analysis of the use of antibiotics in three major sites for outpatient care: private office-based clinics, emergency departments (ED), and hospital-based clinics...
  18. pmc The morbidity and mortality of patients with fungal infections before and during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
    Thomas Pluim
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:e288-93. 2012
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of fungal infections (both pre-cannulation and post-cannulation) while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support and the associated morbidity and mortality...
  19. pmc Poor immune responses to a birth dose of diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Pediatr 153:327-32. 2008
    ..To evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of an additional birth dose of diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP)...
  20. ncbi Decreased number of antibiotic prescriptions in office-based settings from 1993 to 1999 in children less than five years of age
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1023-8. 2002
    ..To assess the success of these efforts, we analyzed antibiotic prescribing trends in children younger than 5 years old, the group with the highest use, from 1993 to 1999...
  21. ncbi Prevalence of pertussis antibodies in maternal delivery, cord, and infant serum
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:335-40. 2004
    ..Passively acquired maternal antibodies protect infants from many pathogens. With increasing reports of infant pertussis, we evaluated pertussis antibodies in maternal-infant paired sera from 1999-2000...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi Fatal pulmonary hypertension associated with pertussis in infants: does extracorporeal membrane oxygenation have a role?
    Natasha B Halasa
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2573, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1274-8. 2003
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Research Grants1

  1. Neonatal Immunization with Acellular Pertussis Vaccines
    Natasha Halasa; Fiscal Year: 2007
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