M Green

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Viral infections and pediatric liver transplantation
    Michael Green
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:20-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of Epstein-Barr virus-induced post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in recipients of solid organ transplantation
    M Green
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:103-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus gene expression in the peripheral blood of transplant recipients with persistent circulating virus loads
    L Qu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1013-21. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus load monitoring: its role in the prevention and management of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease
    D T Rowe
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 3:79-87. 2001
  5. pmc Pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients carry chronic loads of Epstein-Barr virus exclusively in the immunoglobulin D-negative B-cell compartment
    C Rose
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1407-15. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus infection and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:41-54; quiz 54. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary tacrolimus (FK506) therapy and the long-term risk of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    T V Cacciarelli
    Department of Surgery, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3601 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 5:359-64. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of antiviral and immunoglobulin therapy in the prevention of Epstein-Barr virus infection and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease following solid organ transplantation
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 3:97-103. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Field inversion gel electrophoresis as a typing system for group A streptococcus
    J M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:504-7. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint CMV-IVIG for prevention of Epstein Barr virus disease and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pitttsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1906-12. 2006

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Viral infections and pediatric liver transplantation
    Michael Green
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:20-4. 2002
    ..The potential importance of emerging viral pathogens is an area of active research, which hopefully will also lead to effective treatments and potential preventive strategies for these newly recognized pathogens...
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of Epstein-Barr virus-induced post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in recipients of solid organ transplantation
    M Green
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:103-8. 2001
    ..The current review provides an overview of potential strategies and presents guidelines for the management of EBV/PTLD in solid-organ transplant recipients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus gene expression in the peripheral blood of transplant recipients with persistent circulating virus loads
    L Qu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1013-21. 2000
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  4. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus load monitoring: its role in the prevention and management of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease
    D T Rowe
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 3:79-87. 2001
    ..New diagnostic tests need to be developed to distinguish the persistent latent viral loads from viral loads that are likely to become symptomatic PTLD...
  5. pmc Pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients carry chronic loads of Epstein-Barr virus exclusively in the immunoglobulin D-negative B-cell compartment
    C Rose
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1407-15. 2001
    ..These results have implications for the design of tests to detect EBV infection and for the interpretation and use of positive EBV PCR assays in the management of transplant recipients...
  6. doi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus infection and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:41-54; quiz 54. 2013
    ..The future development of standards for management based on EBV viral load and routine monitoring of EBV-specific CTL responses promise further improvement in outcomes with EBV and PTLD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary tacrolimus (FK506) therapy and the long-term risk of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    T V Cacciarelli
    Department of Surgery, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3601 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 5:359-64. 2001
    ..Primary tacrolimus use in pediatric LTx has a long-term risk of PTLD approaching 15%, with the majority of episodes (78%) occurring in the first 2 yr, suggesting that intense EBV surveillance should occur early post-transplantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of antiviral and immunoglobulin therapy in the prevention of Epstein-Barr virus infection and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease following solid organ transplantation
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 3:97-103. 2001
    ..Well designed clinical trials are necessary to evaluate the potential role of both antiviral and immunoglobulin agents in the prevention of EBV/PTLD in organ transplant recipients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Field inversion gel electrophoresis as a typing system for group A streptococcus
    J M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:504-7. 1998
    ..These data demonstrate that FIGE of the DNA of GAS identifies differences between and within M types...
  10. ncbi request reprint CMV-IVIG for prevention of Epstein Barr virus disease and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pitttsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1906-12. 2006
    ..20). The absence of significant effect of CMV-IVIG may be explained by a lack of efficacy of the drug or limitations of sample size...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of gown and glove isolation and strict handwashing in the reduction of nosocomial infection in children with solid organ transplantation
    M Slota
    Critical Care Services, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:405-12. 2001
    ..Some nosocomial infections may be preventable in the pediatric solid organ transplantation population...
  12. doi request reprint Chronic high Epstein-Barr viral load state and risk for late-onset posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease/lymphoma in children
    M A Bingler
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:442-5. 2008
    ..4, 95% CI 2.1-74.4) and prior history of PTLD (OR = 10.7, 95% CI 1.9-60.6) independently predicted late PTLD. A chronic high EBV-load state is not benign and is a predictor of de novo or recurrent PTLD...
  13. ncbi request reprint BK virus infection in renal transplant recipients
    P L Lin
    Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-2583, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 5:398-405. 2001
    ..Therefore, further investigations are needed. This article reviews our current understanding of BKV infections among renal transplant patients...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
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  16. 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)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of the American Academy of Pediatrics--recommended sequential pneumococcal conjugate and polysaccharide vaccine schedule in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients
    Philana Ling Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 116:160-7. 2005
    ..Accordingly, this study was designed to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the recommended regimen...
  18. ncbi request reprint A comparison of quantitative-competitive and realtime PCR assays using an identical target sequence to detect Epstein-Barr virus viral load in the peripheral blood
    Shushen Xu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    J Virol Methods 137:205-12. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Group A streptococcus
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 17:140-8. 2006
    ..GAS is an important cause of infections in children in both the ambulatory and hospital settings. Current efforts aimed at the development of a vaccine are warranted but remain in preliminary stages at this time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Persistent increased Epstein-Barr virus loads after solid organ transplantation: truth and consequences?
    Michael Green
    Liver Transpl 13:321-2. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorders
    Michael Green
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 50:1471-91. 2003
    ..There is an increasing level of interest in PTLD among clinical and basic investigators and recognition of the need for multicenter trials to define optimal prevention and treatment strategies. A degree of optimism seems warranted...
  22. ncbi request reprint EBV viral load monitoring: unanswered questions
    Michael Green
    Am J Transplant 2:894-5. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Pediatric intestinal transplantation: historical notes, principles and controversies
    Jorge Reyes
    The Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:193-207. 2002
    ..Tacrolimus remains the mainstay of immunosuppressive therapy. Further experience other induction protocols utilizing rapamycin and daclizumab, as well graft pretreatment protocols may further enhance results in the future...
  24. pmc Surface immunoglobulin-deficient Epstein-Barr virus-infected B cells in the peripheral blood of pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients
    Elizabeth Schauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5802-10. 2004
    ..This suggests that two distinct types of B-lineage cells contribute to the viral load in transplant recipients, with cells bearing high genome copy numbers having an aberrant Ig-null cellular phenotype...
  25. ncbi request reprint Organ donation from children with meningitis
    Darius Mirza
    Transplant Surgery, Liver Unit, University Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:475. 2003
  26. pmc Detection of Epstein-Barr virus genomes in peripheral blood B cells from solid-organ transplant recipients by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Camille Rose
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2533-44. 2002
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  27. pmc Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders in liver transplantation: a 20-year experience
    Ashok Jain
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, the Divisions of Transplantation Surgery and Transplantation Pathology, and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Surg 236:429-36; discussion 436-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the incidence of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD) and the risk factors and the impact of this complication on survival outcomes in a large cohort of liver transplant recipients at a single institution...
  28. pmc Measurement of Epstein-Barr virus DNA loads in whole blood and plasma by TaqMan PCR and in peripheral blood lymphocytes by competitive PCR
    Robert M Wadowsky
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5245-9. 2003
    ..900), whereas the plasma and PBL loads correlated poorly (r(2) = 0.512). Testing of whole blood by TaqMan PCR is an acceptable alternative to testing of PBLs by cPCR for quantifying EBV DNA load...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Vaccine preventable diseases in indigenous populations - International perspectives. Satellite Symposium of the 5th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, April 2006, Alice Springs, Australia
    Rob Menzies
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 25:7281-4. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Current management strategies for the prevention and treatment of cytomegalovirus infection in pediatric transplant recipients
    Javier Bueno
    Pediatric Transplantation Unit, Juan Canalejo Hospital, A Coruna, Spain
    Paediatr Drugs 4:279-90. 2002
    ..While a growing body of literature describes these approaches in adult transplant recipients, published experience in children has been much more limited...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of chest tube thoracostomy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in empyema and parapneumonic effusion associated with pneumonia in children
    Abdulhameed Aziz
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:317-23. 2008
    ..We further identified predictive factors-namely, presentation, radiographic findings, antibiotic usage, and pleural fluid features-that could predict the need for VATS rather than primary chest tube drainage...
  34. ncbi request reprint Infectious complications of immunosuppressive medications in organ transplant recipients
    Michael Green
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:443-4. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in nicotine metabolic rate among New Zealanders
    Rod Lea
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Wellington
    N Z Med J 118:U1773. 2005
    ..To estimate (a) the prevalence of gene variants associated with slow nicotine metabolism in the general Maori population and (b) nicotine intake and metabolic rate in Maori and European smokers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax malaria in Peru
    Trenton K Ruebush
    Office of the Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:548-52. 2003
    ..None of the subjects studied on the northern Pacific Coast had recurrent parasitemia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of anti-HCV-positive donor organs
    Robin Avery
    Am J Transplant 5:1579. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint New kids on the block: an old problem for a growing pediatric population
    Michael Green
    Pediatr Transplant 9:138-40. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of the IFN-gamma binding protein of ectromelia virus, the causative agent of mousepox
    Hongdong Bai
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 1402 South Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Virology 334:41-50. 2005
    ..Glycosylation at position 149 is not required for secretion, and the lack of glycosylation at this site does not diminish ligand binding as measured by surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and ELISA...
  40. ncbi request reprint Causes of mortality beyond 1 year after primary pediatric liver transplant under tacrolimus
    Jonathan A Fridell
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 74:1721-4. 2002
    ..Most posttransplant deaths occur early and are related to surgical complications or recipient status at the time of transplantation. The causes of mortality beyond the first year have not been well described...
  41. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma of the anal canal: a local experience and review of the literature
    Shirley Wong
    Department of Medical Oncology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 74:541-6. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine how widely the combined modality approach has been adopted in routine clinical practice and what outcomes are achieved in this setting...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte subsets may discern treatment effects in children and young adults with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Ryan LeVasseur
    Department of Pediatric Transplantation, Children s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:370-5. 2003
    ..Clinical remission with rituximab is accompanied by B-cell depletion. Serial monitoring of PLS from the time of diagnosis of PTLD will be necessary to confirm these observations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease
    Kyle Soltys
    Starzl Transplant Institute and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1107-8. 2005