María Catalina Pírez

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Invasive pneumococcal pneumonia in children 0-24 months old: does bacterial resistance affect outcome]
    M C Pírez García
    Clinica Pediatrica, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    An Pediatr (Barc) 69:205-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Impact of universal pneumococcal vaccination on hospitalizations for pneumonia and meningitis in children in Montevideo, Uruguay
    María Catalina Pírez
    Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:669-74. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Changes in hospitalizations for pneumonia after universal vaccination with pneumococcal conjugate vaccines 7/13 valent and haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine in a Pediatric Referral Hospital in Uruguay
    María Catalina Pírez
    From the Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República and Laboratorio de Microbiología, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:753-9. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Urinary tract infection in Uruguayan children: Aetiology, antimicrobial resistance and uropathogenic Escherichia coli virulotyping
    Luciana Robino
    Departamento de Bacteriología y Virología, Instituto de Higiene, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Alfredo Navarro 3051, CP 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2:293-298. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Ampicillin and penicillin concentration in serum and pleural fluid of hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia
    Gustavo Giachetto
    Departamentos de Pediatría, Farmacología y Terapéutica, y Bacteriología y Virología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:625-9. 2004
  6. pmc Intracellular bacteria in the pathogenesis of Escherichia coli urinary tract infection in children
    Luciana Robino
    Departamento de Bacteriología y Virología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Instituto de Higiene
    Clin Infect Dis 59:e158-64. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of anti-polio antibodies in a population 7 months to 39 years of age in Uruguay: Implications for future polio vaccination strategies
    María Catalina Pírez
    University of the Republic, School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Vaccine 27:2689-94. 2009

Collaborators

  • Sheldon L Kaplan
  • Luciana Robino
  • Gabriela Algorta
  • Rafael Vignoli
  • Lucia Araujo
  • M C Pírez García
  • Gustavo Giachetto
  • Paola Scavone
  • Virginia García-Fulgueiras
  • Pablo Zunino
  • A M Ferrari Castilla
  • A Montano Lotito
  • G Algorta Rusiñol
  • C Zabala Chain
  • G Giachetto Larraz
  • C Romero Rostagno
  • Alicia Montano
  • Adriana Martinez
  • Ana María Ferrari
  • Luciana Nanni

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint [Invasive pneumococcal pneumonia in children 0-24 months old: does bacterial resistance affect outcome]
    M C Pírez García
    Clinica Pediatrica, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    An Pediatr (Barc) 69:205-9. 2008
    ..S. pneumoniae is the most frequent agent. The disease is more severe in children less than two years old. The relationship between pneumococcal penicillin resistance and outcome is still an unresolved problem...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of universal pneumococcal vaccination on hospitalizations for pneumonia and meningitis in children in Montevideo, Uruguay
    María Catalina Pírez
    Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:669-74. 2011
    ..Catch-up immunization was offered to children born in 2007. Greater than 95% of children received their first and second doses. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of this strategy...
  3. doi request reprint Changes in hospitalizations for pneumonia after universal vaccination with pneumococcal conjugate vaccines 7/13 valent and haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine in a Pediatric Referral Hospital in Uruguay
    María Catalina Pírez
    From the Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República and Laboratorio de Microbiología, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:753-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the etiology of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children 0-14 years of age hospitalized at the Hospital Pediatrico-Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell between 2003 and 2012...
  4. doi request reprint Urinary tract infection in Uruguayan children: Aetiology, antimicrobial resistance and uropathogenic Escherichia coli virulotyping
    Luciana Robino
    Departamento de Bacteriología y Virología, Instituto de Higiene, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Alfredo Navarro 3051, CP 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2:293-298. 2014
    ..However, the presence of integrons (fundamentally class 1) and circulation of broad-spectrum β-lactamases in the community makes continuous surveillance necessary...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ampicillin and penicillin concentration in serum and pleural fluid of hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia
    Gustavo Giachetto
    Departamentos de Pediatría, Farmacología y Terapéutica, y Bacteriología y Virología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:625-9. 2004
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  6. pmc Intracellular bacteria in the pathogenesis of Escherichia coli urinary tract infection in children
    Luciana Robino
    Departamento de Bacteriología y Virología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Instituto de Higiene
    Clin Infect Dis 59:e158-64. 2014
    ..Recently, the ability of UPEC to invade urothelial cells and to form intracellular bacterial communities (IBCs) has been described...
  7. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of anti-polio antibodies in a population 7 months to 39 years of age in Uruguay: Implications for future polio vaccination strategies
    María Catalina Pírez
    University of the Republic, School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Vaccine 27:2689-94. 2009
    ..05). Polio vaccination coverage was >90% for the two youngest age groups. These results could help guide public policy decisions regarding polio vaccination, and support the use of inactivated polio vaccine following cessation of OPV...