haemophilus parainfluenzae

Summary

Summary: A species of gram-negative bacteria in the genus HAEMOPHILUS, ubiquitous in the human ORAL CAVITY and PHARYNX. It has low pathogenicity but is occasionally implicated in ENDOCARDITIS in humans.

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  1. ncbi ["Actinobacillus and Haemophilus parainfluenzae infective endocarditis: two case reports"]
    T Mai
    Rev Med Interne 25:679-82. 2004
  2. doi Characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing isolates of Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Stephen G Tristram
    School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:509-14. 2008
  3. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibility of Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis isolated from adult patients with respiratory tract infections in four southern European countries. The ARISE project
    F Soriano
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Avenida de Reyes Católicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 23:296-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Urinary tract infection caused by Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae in children
    Sverker Hansson
    The Paediatric Uro Nephrologic Centre, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1321-5. 2007
  5. ncbi [Haemophilus parainfluenzae--a rare cause of endocarditis]
    Dragan Ledina
    Odjel za zarazne bolesti, Klinicka bolnica Split, Split, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 61:219-22. 2007
  6. doi Rapid detection of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae in nasopharyngeal swabs by multiplex PCR
    Guo Zhong Tian
    State Key Laboratory for Infectious Diseases Control and Prevention, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China
    Biomed Environ Sci 25:367-71. 2012
  7. pmc Comparison of three commercial test systems for biotyping Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Erik L Munson
    Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:4051-3. 2007
  8. doi Structural characterization of Haemophilus parainfluenzae lipooligosaccharide and elucidation of its role in adherence using an outer core mutant
    Angela Pollard
    Division of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4120, Normal, IL 61790, USA
    Can J Microbiol 54:906-17. 2008
  9. ncbi Septic peripheral embolization from Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis
    Hee Hwa Ho
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 27:1009. 2006
  10. ncbi [Urethritis associated with conjunctivitis following sexual risk behavior]
    Juan Luis Santiago
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:391-2. 2008

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  1. ncbi ["Actinobacillus and Haemophilus parainfluenzae infective endocarditis: two case reports"]
    T Mai
    Rev Med Interne 25:679-82. 2004
  2. doi Characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing isolates of Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Stephen G Tristram
    School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:509-14. 2008
    To characterize the beta-lactam resistance mechanisms of two clinical isolates of cefotaxime-resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae recovered from patients in South Africa.
  3. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibility of Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis isolated from adult patients with respiratory tract infections in four southern European countries. The ARISE project
    F Soriano
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Avenida de Reyes Católicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 23:296-9. 2004
    Over a 7-month period in 2000-2001, 1213 Haemophilus influenzae, 112 Haemophilus parainfluenzae and 142 Moraxella catarrhalis isolates were recovered from adult patients with respiratory tract infections...
  4. ncbi Urinary tract infection caused by Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae in children
    Sverker Hansson
    The Paediatric Uro Nephrologic Centre, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1321-5. 2007
    There are few reports on urinary tract infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae or Haemophilus parainfluenzae in children...
  5. ncbi [Haemophilus parainfluenzae--a rare cause of endocarditis]
    Dragan Ledina
    Odjel za zarazne bolesti, Klinicka bolnica Split, Split, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 61:219-22. 2007
    b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis is a rare acute or subacute disease. It is usually associated with dental and surgical procedures in the oral cavity...
  6. doi Rapid detection of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae in nasopharyngeal swabs by multiplex PCR
    Guo Zhong Tian
    State Key Laboratory for Infectious Diseases Control and Prevention, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China
    Biomed Environ Sci 25:367-71. 2012
    ..influenzae and H.parainfluenzae. And the PCR-based assays were applied to detect the carriage rates of H.influenzae and H.parainfluenzae in nasopharyngeal swab specimens which were collected from healthy children...
  7. pmc Comparison of three commercial test systems for biotyping Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Erik L Munson
    Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:4051-3. 2007
    The biotypes of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae isolates were determined with three commercially available biochemical test kits: the IDS RapID NH system, the Neisseria-Haemophilus identification test (NHI card), and ..
  8. doi Structural characterization of Haemophilus parainfluenzae lipooligosaccharide and elucidation of its role in adherence using an outer core mutant
    Angela Pollard
    Division of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4120, Normal, IL 61790, USA
    Can J Microbiol 54:906-17. 2008
    The opportunistic pathogen Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a gram-negative bacterium found in the oropharynx of humans...
  9. ncbi Septic peripheral embolization from Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis
    Hee Hwa Ho
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 27:1009. 2006
  10. ncbi [Urethritis associated with conjunctivitis following sexual risk behavior]
    Juan Luis Santiago
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:391-2. 2008
  11. ncbi [Drug susceptibility of Haemophilus sp. and Staphylococcus aureus strains colonizing respiratory tract in children with mucoviscidosis]
    Urszula Kosikowska
    Katedra i Zakład Mikrobiologii Farmaceutycznej, Akademii Medycznej im prof F Skubiszewskiego w Lublinie
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:377-84. 2007
    ..The aim of our studies was to isolate haemophili rods and S. aureus from children with mucoviscidosis and to assess antimicrobial agent susceptibility of the isolates...
  12. ncbi A 2-year-old girl with a several-day history of vomiting and lethargy
    Robert Listernick
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
    Pediatr Ann 32:570-3, 575. 2003
  13. ncbi Diversity of antibiotic resistance integrative and conjugative elements among haemophili
    Ioanna D Dimopoulou
    Department of Microbiology Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece
    J Med Microbiol 56:838-46. 2007
    ..and conjugative elements (ICEs) that are vectors of antibiotic resistance in Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae, and test the hypothesis that they emerged from a single lineage...
  14. pmc Emergence and persistence of macrolide resistance in oropharyngeal flora and elimination of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus after therapy with slow-release clarithromycin: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Hans F Berg
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 747, 5000 AS Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4183-8. 2004
    ..The average number of tablets taken was 15 (standard deviation = 6.4). From the throat swabs, Haemophilus parainfluenzae was isolated and carriage was not affected in either of the treatment groups...
  15. ncbi Efficacy and safety of 3-day azithromycin versus 5-day moxifloxacin for the treatment of acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
    Marcus Zervos
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:56-61. 2007
    ..at baseline for Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis or Haemophilus parainfluenzae, clinical efficacy for azithromycin versus moxifloxacin at Days 10-12 was 93% versus 84%, respectively, ..
  16. ncbi Invasive Haemophilus parainfluenzae maternal-infant infections: an Australasian perspective and case report
    Mhisti Rele
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:258-60. 2006
    Maternal and neonatal infection with Haemophilus parainfluenzae is an unusual but potentially life-threatening occurrence. We present a case of H. parainfluenzae complicating pregnancy in the second trimester...
  17. ncbi [A case of pulmonary abscess in which Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Streptococcus intermedius were isolated by percutaneous needle aspiration]
    Atsushi Miyamoto
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Respiratory Center, Toranomon Hospital
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 44:561-6. 2006
    ..b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae is usually categorized as one of the normal flora which colonizes in the ears and the nasopharynx, and ..
  18. ncbi Optimisation of the prevention and treatment of bacterial endocarditis
    K A Taubert
    Department of Science and Medicine, American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    Drugs Aging 18:415-24. 2001
    ..faecium) and the HACEK group of organisms (Haemophilus parainfluenzae, H...
  19. pmc Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis: Two cases and a review of the literature
    A N Malani
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:587-95. 2006
    Cardiobacterium hominis, a member of the HACEK group (Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Haemophilus aphrophilus, and Haemophilus paraphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, C...
  20. ncbi [Microbiological, pharmacokinetic and clinical studies of rokitamycin dry syrup in the pediatric field]
    T Motohiro
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Kurume University
    Jpn J Antibiot 41:920-59. 1988
    ..agalactiae (29), Streptococcus pneumoniae (2), as Gram-positive cocci, and Haemophilus influenzae (1), Haemophilus parainfluenzae (1), Bordetella pertussis (12), Salmonella sp...
  21. pmc PCR-based detection, restriction endonuclease analysis, and transcription of tonB in Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae isolates obtained from children undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    G M Matar
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 8:221-4. 2001
    ..endonuclease analysis method to detect and analyze the tonB gene of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae from pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy...
  22. doi In vitro potency of doripenem tested against an international collection of rarely isolated bacterial pathogens
    Ronald N Jones
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:434-9. 2009
    ..Delftia acidovorans, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, Ochrobactrum anthropi, Pasteurella multocida, Pseudomonas oryzihabitans, and ..
  23. ncbi [Laboratory and clinical studies on cefteram pivoxil in the field of pediatrics]
    F Hayakawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Anjo Kosei Hospital
    Jpn J Antibiot 42:1849-59. 1989
    ..pneumoniae 4, Staphylococcus aureus 2, Branhamella catarrhalis 1, Haemophilus influenzae 8, Haemophilus parainfluenzae 1, and Escherichia coli 2) were compared with those of cefaclor (CCL), cephalexin (CEX), and ampicillin (..
  24. pmc NXL-103, a combination of flopristin and linopristin, for the potential treatment of bacterial infections including community-acquired pneumonia and MRSA
    Amani D Politano
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of Surgery, Box 800709, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0709, USA
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 11:225-36. 2010
    ..Streptococcus pyogenes, Enterococcus faecium, Enterococcus faecalis, Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae. NXL-103 was not affected by the resistance profiles of bacteria against other commonly used antibiotics...
  25. ncbi Biochemical characterization and phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA sequences for V-factor dependent members of Pasteurellaceae derived from laboratory rats
    Nobuhito Hayashimoto
    ICLAS Monitoring Center, Central Institute for Experimental Animals, 1430 Nogawa, Miyamae ku, Kawasaki shi, 216 0001, Japan
    Curr Microbiol 54:419-23. 2007
    ..of 20 strains that showed negative results for the fermentation test of D(+) xylose agreed with those of Haemophilus parainfluenzae complex...
  26. ncbi Serological relationship of some V-factor dependent Pasteurellaceae (Haemophilus sp.) from guineapigs and rabbits
    R Boot
    Section of Laboratory Animal Microbiology, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Disease and Perinatal Screening LIS, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Lab Anim 33:91-4. 1999
    ..The 12 Haemophilus strains comprised three API NH codes classed as Haemophilus parainfluenzae and two codes classed as Haemophilus aphrophilus/paraphrophilus...
  27. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis in a patient with mitral valve prolapse
    J N Greene
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa 33612
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 23:203-6. 1993
    b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a frequent cause of "culture-negative" endocarditis (i.e...
  28. pmc Delineation of the species Haemophilus influenzae by phenotype, multilocus sequence phylogeny, and detection of marker genes
    Niels Nørskov-Lauritsen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Bacteriol 191:822-31. 2009
    ..g., Haemophilus parainfluenzae. Strains previously assigned to H...
  29. ncbi Remarkable conservation of translation initiation factors: IF1/eIF1A and IF2/eIF5B are universally distributed phylogenetic markers
    H P Sørensen
    Department of Molecular and Structural Biology, Aarhus University, Denmark
    IUBMB Life 51:321-7. 2001
    ..information from species within all three phylogenetic domains and among closely related strains of Haemophilus parainfluenzae. We conclude that the amino acid sequence of IF1/eIF1A-IF2/eIF5B is a universal phylogenetic marker and ..
  30. ncbi [Clinical studies of cefteram pivoxil in pediatrics]
    N Iwai
    Department of Pediatrics, Meitetsu Hospital
    Jpn J Antibiot 42:1963-80. 1989
    ..strains of Haemophilus influenzae (beta-lactamase positive; 7, beta-lactamase negative; 12), 1 strain of Haemophilus parainfluenzae (beta-lactamase positive) and 4 strains of Escherichia coli (beta-lactamase positive; 1, beta-lactamase ..
  31. ncbi The Sentinel Project: an update on the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in community-acquired respiratory Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus spp. in Italy
    A Marchese
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:8-12. 2005
    ..9% susceptible strains, respectively). Among isolates of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae, beta-lactamase production (12.5% and 10%, respectively), and co-trimoxazole (19.9% and 40...
  32. ncbi Experimental nephropathy induced by Haemophilus parainfluenzae antigens
    C Yamamoto
    Department of Clinical and Laboratory Medicine, Fukui Medical University, Fukui, Japan
    Nephron 90:320-7. 2002
    We have demonstrated that outer membrane antigens of Haemophilus parainfluenzae (OMHP) are potentially involved in IgA nephropathy (IgAN)...
  33. ncbi Production of interferon-gamma by tonsillar mononuclear cells in IgA nephropathy patients
    S Fujieda
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Fukui Medical University, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 120:649-54. 2000
    ..We hypothesized that Haemophilus parainfluenzae (HP) in the tonsil plays an important role in the IgA production of IgAN patients...
  34. ncbi Detection of Haemophilus influenzae by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) of the outer membrane protein P6 gene
    Hirotaka Torigoe
    Department of Oral Health Sciences, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo 101 8310, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:55-8. 2007
    It is difficult and time-consuming to distinguish Haemophilus influenzae from the genotypically similar Haemophilus parainfluenzae, which is a commensal of the human oral cavity...
  35. ncbi Microbiological considerations of the etiological agents of lower respiratory tract infections
    M B Pellegrino
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 4:211-5. 1992
    ..Statistical analysis was carried out to correlate these data. Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Streptococcus pyogenes showed significant differences in the three groups ..
  36. pmc Susceptibilities of fluoroquinolone-resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae isolates from Japanese patients with respiratory infections to five fluoroquinolones and other antimicrobial agents
    Hiromu Takemura
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3996-7. 2003
  37. ncbi Microbial etiologies in community acquired pneumonia (CAP)
    Katarzyna Szmygin-Milanowska
    Pulmonary Department, Medical University of Lublin
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 58:466-74. 2003
    ..Amongst all isolated bacteria, the most frequent were Staphylococcus aureus - 17.9%, Haemophilus parainfluenzae - 12.5% and H. influenzae - 8.9%. Identification of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum in 8...
  38. ncbi Etiological agents of lower respiratory tract infections in Japanese children
    Kei Numazaki
    Research Group of Hokkaido for Pediatric Respiratory Tract Infections, Department of Pediatrics, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    In Vivo 18:67-71. 2004
    ..9%); Streptococcus pneumoniae, 95 (10.3%); Haemophilus influenzae, 90 (9.8%); Haemophilus parainfluenzae, 35 (3.8%); Staphylococcus aureus, 29 (3.1%); adenovirus, 27 (2.9%); Moraxella catarrhalis, 12 (1...
  39. ncbi Clinical and microbiologic features of urethritis in men in Toulouse, France
    J C Lefevre
    Group for the Study and Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Faculty of Medicine Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Sex Transm Dis 18:76-9. 1991
    ..8%); Ureaplasma urealyticum: 46 (20.4%); Gardnerella vaginalis: 21 (9.3%); Haemophilus parainfluenzae: 21 (9.3%); Streptococcus agalactiae: 15 (6.7%); Candida albicans: 10 (4...
  40. ncbi [Clinical studies on cefteram pivoxil granules in pediatrics]
    H Sato
    Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Metropolitan Ebara General Hospital
    Jpn J Antibiot 42:1948-62. 1989
    ..of Streptococcus pyogenes, 1 of Escherichia coli, 1 of Salmonella 04, 6 of Haemophilus influenzae, 1 of Haemophilus parainfluenzae and 3 of Branhamella catarrhalis, were isolated. After treatment all strains except 1 strain of B...
  41. doi Structural studies of the lipopolysaccharide from Haemophilus parainfluenzae strain 20
    Varvara Vitiazeva
    Clinical Research Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Novum, S 141 86 Huddinge, Sweden
    Carbohydr Res 346:2228-36. 2011
    b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a Gram-negative bacterium that colonizes the upper respiratory tract of humans and is a part of normal flora. In this study, we investigated the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) expressed by H...
  42. ncbi Abdominal pain and fever in an adolescent
    Andreea C Cazacu
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:234, 342-3. 2005
  43. ncbi Preservation of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae at -70 degrees C
    M Votava
    Department of Microbiology, St Anna s Faculty Hospital, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Cryobiology 43:85-7. 2001
    ..After 12 months, TSBG appeared to be the most suitable cryopreservation medium for the six strains tested. We conclude that TSBG represents a good medium for the maintenance of Haemophilus spp. at -70 degrees C for up to 1 year...
  44. ncbi Cefaclor: a contemporary look at susceptibility of key pathogens from around the globe
    D A Preston
    Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, USA
    J Chemother 10:195-202. 1998
    ..demonstrated that > 90% of Haemophilus influenzae (beta-lactamase producing and non-producing), Haemophilus parainfluenzae (beta-lactamase producing and non-producing), Moraxella catarrhalis (> 90% beta-lactamase producing), ..
  45. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae meningitis in an adult associated with acute otitis media
    Rita Cardines
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 32:213-5. 2009
    A case of Haemophilus parainfluenzae meningitis in a woman with a 3-day history of acute otitis media is reported. Her medical history included bladder cancer surgery...
  46. pmc Identification of HACEK clinical isolates by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Marc Roger Couturier
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1104-6. 2011
    ..We assessed this technology for the identification of 103 Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Aggregatibacter aphrophilus, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella ..
  47. ncbi Esophageal lesions: risk factors for the development of brain abscess?
    Georgiana Georgescu
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:538-9. 2005
  48. ncbi Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium extended release tablets: a new antimicrobial for the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis and community-acquired pneumonia
    Michael S Benninger
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1839-46. 2003
    ..or CAP caused by beta-lactamase-producing pathogens (ie, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus) and S...
  49. ncbi [Solitary abscessing osteomyelitis of the mandibular condyle. A rarity]
    M G Kaufmann
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir 9:251-6. 2005
    ..We report on a rare case of secondary chronic osteomyelitis of the left condyle. Haemophilus aphrophilus could be isolated from the abscess material. The condyle was resected and reconstructed with an endoprosthesis in the same operation...
  50. ncbi Pacemaker lead infection secondary to Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Rakesh K Pai
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1008-10. 2004
    ..This report describes a case of an uncommon pathogen for device-associated endocarditis...
  51. ncbi [Monoarthritis with Haemophilus parainfluenzae septicaemia during multiple myeloma of the bones]
    Olivier Gisserot
    Presse Med 32:1457-8. 2003
  52. pmc Rapid discrimination of Haemophilus influenzae, H. parainfluenzae, and H. haemolyticus by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and two matrix-assisted laser-desorption-ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-MS) platforms
    Hagen Frickmann
    Department of Tropical Medicine at the Bernhard Nocht Institute, German Armed Forces Hospital of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e63222. 2013
    ..influenzae, H. parainfluenzae and H. haemolyticus to species level...
  53. pmc Summary of ceftaroline activity against pathogens in the United States, 2010: report from the Assessing Worldwide Antimicrobial Resistance Evaluation (AWARE) surveillance program
    Robert K Flamm
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:2933-40. 2012
    ..Potent activity was also shown against Gram-negative pathogens (Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis)...
  54. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae infection of respiratory mucosa
    A M Middleton
    Host Defence Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London UK
    Respir Med 97:375-81. 2003
    The pathogenicity of Haemophilus parainfluenzae (Hpi) in the respiratory tract is unclear, in contrast to the accepted pathogenicity of its close relative non-typable H. influenzae...
  55. doi Peritonitis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Leifsonia aquatica, and Gordonia spp. in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Jason C Gardenier
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:409-12. 2012
    ..In most cases, these infections are monomicrobial, and the pathogens involved most commonly are Staphylococci. Recently, polymicrobial infections with rare organisms have been reported more often...
  56. pmc Immune response to Haemophilus parainfluenzae in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease
    J L Mitchell
    Respiratory Research Laboratory, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:25-30. 2000
    b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae is often isolated from the sputa of patients with chronic obstructive lung disease...
  57. ncbi The sodA gene as a target for phylogenetic dissection of the genus Haemophilus and accurate identification of human clinical isolates
    Vincent Cattoir
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Rennes 1, F 35034 Rennes, France
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:531-40. 2006
    ..species, and conventional identification of isolates other than Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae is often challenging...
  58. ncbi In vitro activity of cefdinir against respiratory pathogens isolated in Sicily with reference to beta-lactamase production
    G Blandino
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 8:193-9. 1996
    ..absorbed aminothiazolyl cephalosporin, was evaluated against all 287 strains of Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes in comparison with cefaclor, ..
  59. doi Tricuspid valve endocarditis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae: a case report and review of the literature
    Nnamdi Nwaohiri
    Department of Medicine, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, 11355, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:216-9. 2009
    b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a Gram-negative bacterium that is often difficult to isolate and identify...
  60. ncbi Efficacy of fleroxacin versus amoxicillin in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
    S Chodosh
    Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, Pulmonary Section, Boston, Massachusetts 02114
    Am J Med 94:131S-135S. 1993
    ..One Haemophilus parainfluenzae strain persisted with fleroxacin...
  61. doi Variability and effects of bronchial colonisation in patients with moderate COPD
    A Marin
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Carretera de Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 35:295-302. 2010
    ..38 for IL-1beta (p = 0.001), and of 0.32 for IL-12 (p = 0.006)). Haemophilus parainfluenzae was not associated with an identifiable inflammatory response...
  62. pmc Endocarditis after use of tongue scraper
    Andrew M Redmond
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1440-1. 2007
  63. ncbi Tetrameric repeat units associated with virulence factor phase variation in Haemophilus also occur in Neisseria spp. and Moraxella catarrhalis
    I R Peak
    Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK ipeak mobiol ox ac uk
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 137:109-14. 1996
    ..three strains of Neisseria meningitidis and one each of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria lactamica, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Bordetella bronchiceptica and Moraxella catarrhalis for ..
  64. doi Assessment of the bioequivalence of two formulations of clarithromycin extended-release 500-mg tablets under fasting and fed conditions: a single-dose, randomized, open-label, two-period, two-way crossover study in healthy Jordanian male volunteers
    Bashar A AlKhalidi
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Clin Ther 30:1831-43. 2008
    ..or Streptococcus pneumoniae; acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis due to H influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, M catarrhalis, or S pneumoniae; or community acquired pneumonia due to H influenzae, H parainfluenzae, ..
  65. pmc Haemophilus parainfluenzae liver abscess after successful liver transplantation
    J Friedl
    Department of Surgery, University of Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Microbiol 36:818-9. 1998
    b>Haemophilus parainfluenzae was isolated from a bile specimen and from an aspirate of a liver abscess in a 58-year-old liver-transplanted woman that was indicative of an invasion of the graft by an ascending route...
  66. ncbi [Distribution and drug resistance of the isolated bacteria from children with acute respiratory infection]
    Jun Guo
    Dalian Children s Hospital, Dalian, Liaoning 116012, China
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 10:579-82. 2008
    ..To study the distribution and drug resistance of the isolated bacteria from children with acute respiratory infection (ARI) in Dalian...
  67. ncbi Management of acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
    R F Grossman
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Respir J 6:40A-5A. 1999
    ..pathogens, found in 50% to 60% of episodes, include Haemophilus influenzae (the most common), as well as Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Moraxella catarrhalis...
  68. doi Not the usual cardiac rhythm device infection: a fastidious pathogen with several teaching points
    Peter J Cawley
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:173-5. 2008
    ..The device was implanted 6 months earlier. The pathogen was identified as Haemophilus parainfluenzae, which was cultured within 72 hours and was presumably from a respiratory tract infection...
  69. pmc Comparisons of subgingival microbial profiles of refractory periodontitis, severe periodontitis, and periodontal health using the human oral microbe identification microarray
    Ana Paula V Colombo
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Periodontol 80:1421-32. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi [An adult case of haemophilus parainfluenzae bacteremia and meningitis]
    Ida Kangas
    Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling Q, Arhus Universitetshospital, Skejby, DK 8200 Arhus N, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:54-5. 2010
    A case of bacteremia and meningitis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae in an adult patient without known immunodeficiency and normal complement system is presented. H...
  71. ncbi [Laboratory and clinical studies of rokitamycin dry syrup in the field of pediatrics]
    K Kuno
    Department of Pediatrics, Anjo Kosei Hospital
    Jpn J Antibiot 41:875-84. 1988
    ..pyogenes 9, Streptococcus pneumoniae 14, Branhamella catarrhalis 4, Haemophilus influenzae 27, Haemophilus parainfluenzae 9, Haemophilus haemolyticus 2, Haemophilus parahaemolyticus 14 and Campylobacter jejuni 1) were compared ..
  72. ncbi Organization and sequence of the HpaII restriction-modification system and adjacent genes
    S Kulakauskas
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 11724
    Gene 142:9-15. 1994
    We report the organization of the HpaII restriction and modification (R-M) system from Haemophilus parainfluenzae (recognition sequence: 5'...CCGG.....
  73. doi [Pancreatic pseudocyst infection caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae. Report of one case]
    Mariela Martín-Berra
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Torrevieja, Alicante, Espana
    Rev Med Chil 139:215-7. 2011
    ..A fine needle aspiration of the cyst revealed the presence of Haemophilus parainfluenzae biotype VIII...
  74. pmc Evaluation of commercial universal rRNA gene PCR plus sequencing tests for identification of bacteria and fungi associated with infectious endocarditis
    Christian Kuhn
    Department of Thoracic, Transplant and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2919-23. 2011
    ..by PCR, including single infections due to streptococci and Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli, Haemophilus parainfluenzae) and mixed infections involving two Gram-positive bacteria or Candida spp. with Gram-positive bacteria...
  75. pmc Genetic detection of quinolone resistance in Haemophilus parainfluenzae: Mutations in the quinolone resistance-determining regions of gyrA and parC
    Dennis Ks Law
    Vaccine Preventable Bacterial Diseases, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 21:e20-2. 2010
    ..resistance-determining regions of gyrA and parC of both quinolone-sensitive and quinolone-resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae strains were amplified and sequenced...
  76. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae infective endocarditis associated with pelvic abscess: an uncommon complication of endometriosis
    T Miquel-Goulenok
    Department of Infectious Diseases, CHU Bichat, Paris, France
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 37:324-5. 2010
    The case of a woman with native mitral valve endocarditis due to Haemophilus parainfluenzae (HPI) associated with a pelvic abscess and endometriosis is reported...
  77. ncbi Head and neck space infections in infants and children
    K Ungkanont
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 112:375-82. 1995
    ..the anaerobes Bacteroides melaninogenicus (17%) and Veillonella (14%), and the gram-negative organism Haemophilus parainfluenzae (14%). beta-Lactamase production by aerobic pathogens was detected in 22% of cultures...
  78. doi Pneumatosis intestinalis and mesenteric venous gas - a manifestation of bacterascites in a patient with cirrhosis
    R K Yellapu
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Postgrad Med 57:42-3. 2011
    ..The patient was found to have bacterascites and recovered after appropriate antibiotic therapy. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis/bacterascites with gas-forming organisms manifesting as PI has not been previously reported...
  79. doi Identification of bacterial DNA in noninfectious pleural fluid with a highly sensitive PCR method
    Rosa Cremades
    Section of Microbiology, Hospital General Universitario, Elche, Spain
    Respiration 82:130-5. 2011
    ..Bacterial DNA due to bacterial translocation has been identified in noninfectious ascitic fluid samples...
  80. ncbi Acromioclavicular septic arthritis: a case report of a novel pathogen
    Timothy W Carey
    Department of Orthopedics, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA 30905 5650, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:134-6. 2010
    ..The most commonly reported causative organism is a Staphylococcus or Streptococcus species. Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a rare cause of septic arthritis in any joint...
  81. ncbi [Frequency of Haemophilus spp. in urinary and and genital tract samples]
    Vladimira Leskovar
    Sluzba za mikrobiologiju i laboratorijsku dijagnostiku Zavoda za javno zdravstvo Dr Andrija Stampar, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Med Glas (Zenica) 7:66-71. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of Haemophilus influenzae and H. parainfluenzae isolated from the urinary and genital tracts...
  82. doi Antimicrobial characterisation of CEM-101 activity against respiratory tract pathogens, including multidrug-resistant pneumococcal serogroup 19A isolates
    David J Farrell
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:537-43. 2010
    ..n=21; 11 beta-lactamase positive), Haemophilus influenzae (n=100; 48 beta-lactamase positive), Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Haemophilus haemolyticus (n=12), and Legionella pneumophila (n=30)...
  83. ncbi Randomized comparative trial with ampicillin/sulbactam versus cefamandole in the therapy of community acquired pneumonia
    D Williams
    Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 13:293-8. 1994
    ..7 patients), Haemophilus parainfluenzae (7 vs. 6 patients), Haemophilus influenzae (5 vs. 5 patients), Staphylococcus aureus (5 vs...
  84. doi Reduction of periodontal pathogens adhesion by antagonistic strains
    C G van Hoogmoed
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:43-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify bacterial strains that reduce adhesion of periodontopathogens to surfaces...
  85. pmc Selective expansion of T cell receptor (TCR) V beta 6 in tonsillar and peripheral blood T cells and its induction by in vitro stimulation with Haemophilus parainfluenzae in patients with IgA nephropathy
    H Nozawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    Clin Exp Immunol 151:25-33. 2008
    ..05), but did not in non-IgAN patients. Furthermore, in vitro stimulation with Haemophilus parainfluenzae antigen, which is reported to deposit in the glomerular mesangium of IgAN, enhanced expression of TCR V ..
  86. ncbi [Bacterial tracheitis as the cause of acute respiratory insufficiency in 2 teenagers]
    A Kamerbeek
    VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:440-3. 2006
    ..Cultures from throat swabs from the girl and boy yielded Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae, respectively...
  87. ncbi Molecular characterization of a pre-Columbian mummy and in situ coprolite
    Stefania Luciani
    Laboratorio di Archeo Antropologia Molecolare DNA Antico, UNICAM, I 62032 Camerino, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:620-9. 2006
    ..In particular, we were able to identify the DNA of Haemophylus parainfluenzae, thus suggesting that this recently recognized pathogen was present in precontact Native Americans...
  88. ncbi The Italian Epidemiological Survey 1997-1999. Antimicrobial susceptibility data of Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis in Italy
    G Nicoletti
    Department of Microbiological Sciences, Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124, Catania, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 20:263-9. 2002
    ..From 1997 to 1999, 2028 strains of Haemophilus influenzae and 523 strains of Haemophilus parainfluenzae were collected from 59 Clinical Microbiology Laboratories distributed throughout Italy...
  89. ncbi Primary peritonitis in a child caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Michael Peter Mayer
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Pediatr Surg Int 18:728-9. 2002
    A case of primary peritonitis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae in a previously healthy child is presented. To our knowledge, this is the first such documented case.
  90. ncbi Comparative in vitro potency of amoxycillin-clavulanic acid and four oral agents against recent North American clinical isolates from a global surveillance study
    D J Hoban
    Laboratories International for Microbiology Studies, International Health Management Associates Inc, 2122 Palmer Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173 3817, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:425-33. 2003
    ..activity against many species of Gram-negative non-Enterobacteriaceae including Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis but negligible activity against Burkholderia cepacia, Pseudomonas aeruginosa ..
  91. ncbi HACEK endocarditis in infants and children: two cases and a literature review
    Henry M Feder
    Division of Infectious Disease, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:557-62. 2003
    We report 2 cases of Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis and review 34 cases of HACEK endocarditis from the literature. HACEK organisms are the most common cause of Gram-negative endocarditis in children...
  92. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae mitral prosthetic valve endocarditis in an intravenous drug abuser
    David Choi
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 11501, USA
    Heart Lung 34:152-4. 2005
    ..parainfluenzae mitral prosthetic valve endocarditis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of mitral prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by H. parainfluenzae in an intravenous drug abuser...
  93. ncbi Multilocus sequence phylogenetic study of the genus Haemophilus with description of Haemophilus pittmaniae sp. nov
    Niels Nørskov-Lauritsen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:449-56. 2005
    ..The similarity of sequences of Haemophilus parainfluenzae with those of Haemophilus influenzae suggested preservation of the former species in the genus ..
  94. pmc Efficacy and safety of pharmacokinetically enhanced amoxicillin-clavulanate at 2,000/125 milligrams twice daily for 5 days versus amoxicillin-clavulanate at 875/125 milligrams twice daily for 7 days in the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic bronc
    Sanjay Sethi
    University of Buffalo, 3495 Bailey Ave, Medical Research 151, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:153-60. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi Infective endocarditis after oral body piercing
    Jeffrey M Friedel
    Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Cardiol Rev 11:252-5. 2003
    ..Oral body piercing in particular has significant potential risk given the known relationship of oral flora to bacteremia. We describe a patient who developed infective endocarditis shortly after undergoing oral piercing...
  96. ncbi [Piercing and tattoos in patients with congenital heart disease -- is it a problem?]
    Ingo Dähnert
    Klinik für Kinderkardiologie, Herzzentrum Universität Leipzig, Strümpellstr 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:618-23. 2004
    ..aureus in 4 cases, 2 S. epidermidis, 1 Str. viridans, 1 Neisseria mucosa, 1 Haemophilus aphrophilus, 1 Haemophilus parainfluenzae. All patients were treated with antibiotics...
  97. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae: an underdiagnosed pathogen of biliary tract infections?
    J Frankard
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Erasme Hospital ULB, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:46-8. 2004
    ..peritonitis complicating cholecystitis and caused by an uncommon agent of gastrointestinal infections, Haemophilus parainfluenzae. The pathogenic role of this organism in digestive infections, particularly in those of the biliary ..
  98. ncbi Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Fusobacterium necrophorum liver abscess: a case report
    Jow Jyh Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:65-7. 2002
    ..Diabetes mellitus and hepatobiliary calculus are major diseases associated with liver abscess. Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a commensal of the upper respiratory tract, but is an uncommon isolate in liver abscess...
  99. ncbi The efficacy and safety of two oral moxifloxacin regimens compared to oral clarithromycin in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia
    G Hoeffken
    University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus Medical Clinic Pneumology, Dresden, Germany
    Respir Med 95:553-64. 2001
    ..most frequently isolated pathogens were Streptococcus pneumoniae (42%), Haemophilus influenzae (19%), Haemophilus parainfluenzae (10%), Moraxella catarrhalis (6%), Klebsiella pneumoniae (5%) and Staphylococcus aureus (4%)...
  100. pmc Peritonitis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    C Betriu
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3074-5. 1999
    We report a case of peritonitis in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Haemophilus parainfluenzae biotype III was recovered in pure culture from dialysis fluid.
  101. ncbi [Study on the relationship between airway bacterial infections and acute exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Yu Qi Zhou
    Department of Respiratory Disease, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 28:503-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to observe the bacterial infections of respiratory tract in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD)...

Research Grants14

  1. Haemophilus parainfluenzae and respiratory disease
    Wade Nichols; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The objective of this research is to study the pathogenic ability of the bacterium Haemophilus parainfluenzae. H...
  2. HAEMOPHILUS ANTIGEN REGULATION OF INFLAMMATION IN COPD
    Sanjay Sethi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Identification of the integral bacterial and host components that contribute to immune-mediated inflammation in COPD will ultimately lead to novel therapeutic strategies to alter disease progression and improve outcome in COPD. ..
  3. Mechanisms and Treatment Response of Aggressive Periodontitis in Children
    LUCIANA MACHION SHADDOX; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Important knowledge gained with this proposal will aid in defining specific treatment approaches to better control disease progression and prevent disease initiation in susceptible individuals. ..
  4. Mechanisms and Treatment Response of Aggressive Periodontitis in Children
    Luciana Shaddox; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Important knowledge gained with this proposal will aid in defining specific treatment approaches to better control disease progression and prevent disease initiation in susceptible individuals. ..
  5. Innate Immunity and exacerbations of COPD
    Sanjay Sethi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The overall goal of this research is to identify specific aspects of the innate defense of the lung that determine the frequency of exacerbations in COPD that will serve as potential therapeutic targets to reduce exacerbations. ..