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The Issue of Body Mass Index Increase in Adolescents Living With HIV on ART.

Jesús Domínguez-Riscart, Eva Soria-Alcaide, Maria Jose Mellado, Talia Sainz,

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e319-e321]

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Immunogenicity and Safety of a Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine Administered Concomitantly or Sequentially With Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in Boys and Girls 9-13 Years of Age in Malaysia: A Phase IIIb, Randomized, Open-label Study.

Jamiyah Hassan, Teck-Hock Toh, Selva Kumar Sivapunniam, Ruziaton Hasim, Nor Faizah Ghazali, Sofiah Sulaiman, Mia Tuang Koh, Stephanie Meyer, Myew-Ling Toh, Celine Zocchetti, Claire Vigne, Cesar Mascareñas,

<h4>Background</h4>Incorporating dengue vaccination within existing vaccination programs could help improve dengue vaccine coverage. We assessed the immunogenicity and safety of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine administered concomitantly or sequentially with a tetravalent dengue vaccine (CYD-TDV) in healthy children 9-13 years of age in Malaysia.<h4>Methods</h4>In this phase IIIb, open-label, multicenter ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):774-781]

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Vitamin A in Children Hospitalized for Measles in a High-income Country.

Andrea Lo Vecchio, Maria Donata Cambriglia, Dario Bruzzese, Alfredo Guarino,

<h4>Background</h4>Worldwide medical authorities recommend vitamin A supplementation for severe measles requiring hospitalization; however, evidence supporting its use in high-income countries is lacking. A nationwide vitamin A shortage reported in concomitance with a recent measles outbreak in Italy provided an opportunity to test the effectiveness of vitamin A in a high-income ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):723-729]

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A Bayesian Model to Predict COVID-19 Severity in Children.

Sara Domínguez-Rodríguez, Serena Villaverde, Francisco J Sanz-Santaeufemia, Carlos Grasa, Antoni Soriano-Arandes, Jesús Saavedra-Lozano, Victoria Fumadó, Cristina Epalza, Miquel Serna-Pascual, José A Alonso-Cadenas, Paula Rodríguez-Molino, Joan Pujol-Morro, David Aguilera-Alonso, Silvia Simó, Sara Villanueva-Medina, M Isabel Iglesias-Bouzas, M José Mellado, Blanca Herrero, Susana Melendo, Mercedes De la Torre, Teresa Del Rosal, Pere Soler-Palacin, Cristina Calvo, María Urretavizcaya-Martínez, Marta Pareja, Fátima Ara-Montojo, Yolanda Ruiz Del Prado, Nerea Gallego, Marta Illán Ramos, Elena Cobos, Alfredo Tagarro, Cinta Moraleda, ,

<h4>Background</h4>We aimed to identify risk factors causing critical disease in hospitalized children with COVID-19 and to build a predictive model to anticipate the probability of need for critical care.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted a multicenter, prospective study of children with SARS-CoV-2 infection in 52 Spanish hospitals. The primary outcome was the need for ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e287-e293]

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Piloting the Feasibility and Preliminary Impact of Adding Birth HIV Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing to the Early Infant Diagnosis Guidelines in Kenya.

Sarah Finocchario-Kessler, Catherine Wexler, Melinda Brown, Kathy Goggin, Raphael Lwembe, Niaman Nazir, Brad Gautney, Samoel Khamadi, Shadrack Babu, Elizabeth Muchoki, Nicodemus Maosa, Natabhona Mabachi, Yvonne Kamau, May Maloba,

<h4>Background</h4>In Kenya, standard early infant diagnosis (EID) with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing at 6-week postnatal achieves early treatment initiation (<12 weeks) in <20% of HIV+ infants. Kenya's new early infant diagnosis guidelines tentatively proposed adding PCR testing at birth, pending results from pilot studies.<h4>Methods</h4>We piloted birth testing at 4 ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):741-745]

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Healthcare-associated Pediatric Cutaneous Mucormycosis at Texas Children's Hospital, 2012-2019.

Catherine E Foster, Paula A Revell, Judith R Campbell, Lucila Marquez,

Cutaneous mucormycosis in children is an opportunistic fungal infection associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We describe characteristics of 12 patients with healthcare-associated cutaneous mucormycosis at Texas Children's Hospital and results of an outbreak investigation. A definitive source was not identified. Skin lesions near medical device securement sites should raise ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):746-748]

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Epidemiology of Culture-confirmed Candidemia Among Hospitalized Children in South Africa, 2012-2017.

Liliwe Shuping, Ruth Mpembe, Mabatho Mhlanga, Serisha D Naicker, Tsidiso G Maphanga, Ernest Tsotetsi, Jeannette Wadula, Sithembiso Velaphi, Firdose Nakwa, Vindana Chibabhai, Prasha Mahabeer, Masego Moncho, Elizabeth Prentice, Colleen Bamford, Kessendri Reddy, Caroline Maluleka, Dini Mawela, Motshabi Modise, Nelesh P Govender, ,

<h4>Background</h4>We aimed to describe the epidemiology of candidemia among children in South Africa.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted laboratory-based surveillance among neonates (≤28 days), infants (29 days to <1 year), children (1-11 years) and adolescents (12-17 years) with Candida species cultured from blood during 2012-2017. Identification and antifungal susceptibility of viable isolates were performed ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):730-737]

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A 9-Year-Old Male With Fever, Proptosis and Hemodynamic Instability.

Gayana P S Gunaratna, Annaleise R Howard-Jones, Ameneh Khatami, Julie Huynh, Alison M Kesson,

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):782-784]

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Congenital Measles in a Premature 25-week Gestation Infant.

Erin Hanft, Sandhya Brachio, Maria Messina, Philip Zachariah, Desmond Sutton, Dena Goffman, Janett Pike, Lesley Covington, Krishika A Graham, Bindy Crouch, Eleanor Adams, Nina Ahmad, Elizabeth Rausch-Phung, Karen Southwick, Patrick Bryant, Meghan Fuschino, Anagha Khandekar, Karen Kulas, Lisa Saiman,

We describe a premature infant with congenital measles. Laboratory testing confirmed measles in the mother (polymerase chain reaction- and IgM-positive) and congenital measles in the infant (polymerase chain reaction-positive, culture-positive and IgM-positive). The infant never developed a rash, pneumonia, or neurologic complications. This case supports using compatible laboratory findings to ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):753-755]

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Gut Microbiota in Mexican Children With Acute Diarrhea: An Observational Study.

Erick Manuel Toro Monjaraz, Karen Rubí Ignorosa Arellano, Alejandro Loredo Mayer, Berenice Palacios-González, Roberto Cervantes Bustamante, Jaime Alfonso Ramírez Mayans,

<h4>Background</h4>Acute diarrhea is the second leading cause of preventable mortality and morbidity in children worldwide. This study aimed to identify the main pathogens associated with acute diarrhea and to describe changes in gut microbiota in Mexican children.<h4>Methods</h4>This single-center observational study included 30 children (6 months to 5 years old) with ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):704-709]

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The Magnitude of Interferon Gamma Release Assay Responses in Children With Household Tuberculosis Contact Is Associated With Tuberculosis Exposure and Disease Status.

Lena Ronge, Rosa Sloot, Karen Du Preez, Alexander W Kay, H Lester Kirchner, Harleen M S Grewal, Anna M Mandalakas, Anneke C Hesseling,

<h4>Background</h4>The clinical utility of the magnitude of interferon gamma (IFNγ) in response to mycobacterial antigens is unknown. We assessed the association between quantitative IFNγ response and degree of Mycobacterium tuberculosis exposure, infection and tuberculosis (TB) disease status in children.<h4>Methods</h4>We completed cross-sectional analysis of children (≤15 years) exposed to an adult ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):763-770]

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Acral Gangrene: Ugly Cousin of "COVID Toes" in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with SARS-CoV-2?

Himanshi Chaudhary, Mithun Mohan, Abhinay Jain, Vijay Kumar, Lalit Takia, Murugan Sudhakar, Suresh Kumar Angurana, Ankur Kumar Jindal,

A spectrum of dermatologic manifestations has been reported in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection. We report 2 patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and severe cardiovascular dysfunction who developed acral gangrene. Both responded well to therapy and recovered in the follow-up. ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e312-e313]

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Maternal Mental Disorders and Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Nathalie Auger, Maëva Monnier, Nancy Low, Ga Eun Lee, Marianne Bilodeau-Bertrand, Thuy Mai Luu,

<h4>Background</h4>Maternal stress and depression are associated with infections in offspring, but there is a paucity of data for other mental disorders.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 832,290 children born between 2006 and 2016 in hospitals of Quebec, Canada. We identified maternal mental disorders before and during pregnancy, and admissions ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):697-703]

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The Indirect Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic on Invasive Group a Streptococcus, Streptococcus Pneumoniae and Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Houston Area Children.

J Chase McNeil, Anthony R Flores, Sheldon L Kaplan, Kristina G Hulten,

Masking and social distancing have been adopted to mitigate the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic. We evaluated the indirect impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 prevention strategies on invasive Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) and Group A Streptococcus in Houston area children. We observed a decline ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e313-e316]

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Epidemiology of Tuberculosis and Progress Toward Meeting Global Targets: Worldwide, 2019.

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):752]

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Performance of RT-PCR on Saliva Specimens Compared With Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Children: A Prospective Comparative Clinical Trial.

Yves Fougère, Jean Marc Schwob, Alix Miauton, Francesca Hoegger, Onya Opota, Katia Jaton, Rene Brouillet, Gilbert Greub, Blaise Genton, Mario Gehri, Ilaria Taddeo, Valérie D'Acremont, Sandra A Asner,

<h4>Background</h4>Saliva reverse transcriptase-Polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is an attractive alternative for the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in adults with less known in children.<h4>Methods</h4>Children with coronavirus disease 2019 symptoms were prospectively enrolled in a 1-month comparative clinical trial of saliva and nasopharyngeal (NP) RT-PCR. Detection rates and ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e300-e304]

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Intrafamilial Spread and Altered Symptomatology of SARS-CoV-2, During Predominant Circulation of Lineage B.1.1.7 Variant in Israel.

Ido Somekh, Assaf Sharabi, Yahav Dory, Eric A F Simões, Eli Somekh,

The dynamics of intrafamilial spread of SARS-CoV-2 during January-February 2021 when variant B.1.1.7 predominated were compared with data from April to May 2020, when other circulating variants prevailed. Much higher intrafamilial transmission rates among all age groups, in particular in young children, and lower rates of sensory impairment were demonstrated ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e310-e311]

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Postmortem Study of Cause of Death Among Children Hospitalized With Respiratory Illness in Kenya.

Henry N Njuguna, Sherif R Zaki, Drucilla J Roberts, Emily A Rogena, Edwin Walong, Corinne L Fligner, M Kelly Keating, Andrew K Gachii, Elizabeth Maleche-Obimbo, Grace Irimu, John Mathaiya, Noelle Orata, Rosemarie Lopokoiyit, Jackson Michuki, Gideon O Emukule, Clayton O Onyango, Stella Gikunju, Collins Owuor, Peter K Muturi, Milka Bunei, Maria Gloria Carvalho, Barry Fields, Joshua A Mott, Marc-Alain Widdowson, Sandra S Chaves,

<h4>Background</h4>In resource-limited settings, acute respiratory infections continue to be the leading cause of death in young children. We conducted postmortem investigations in children <5 years hospitalized with a clinical diagnosis of respiratory disease at Kenya's largest referral hospital.<h4>Methods</h4>We collected respiratory and other tissues postmortem to examine pathologic processes using histology, ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):715-722]

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In Reply: The Issue of Body Mass Index Increase in Adolescents Living With HIV on ART.

Daniel K Yeoh, Anita J Campbell, Asha C Bowen,

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e321-e322]

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Healthcare-associated Infections-Can We Do Better?

Ioannis Kopsidas, Madeline Collins, Theoklis Zaoutis,

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e305-e309]

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Aspergillus flavus Infections in Children With Leukemia Despite Liposomal Amphotericin-B Prophylaxis.

Nadja Hawwa Vissing, Birgitte Lausen, Marianne Hutchings Hoffmann, Bodil Als-Nielsen, Kjeld Schmiegelow, Jannik Helweg-Larsen, Maiken Cavling Arendrup, Ulrikka Nygaard,

Liposomal amphotericin-B (L-AmB) prophylaxis is used in children with leukemia when azoles are contraindicated, but its effect is debated. We reviewed cases of invasive aspergillosis despite L-AmB 2.5 mg/kg twice weekly in children with high-risk leukemia during 2012-2019. Ten (16%) of 62 children had proven or probable aspergillosis. Thus, L-AmB prophylaxis ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):749-752]

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Longitudinal Follow-up of Antibody Responses in Pediatric Patients With COVID-19 up to 9 Months After Infection.

Pembe Derin Oygar, Yasemin Ozsurekci, Sibel Lacinel Gurlevik, Kubra Aykac, Musa Gurel Kukul, Burcu Ceylan Cura Yayla, Sare Ilbay, Jale Karakaya, Ozlem Teksam, Ali Bulent Cengiz, Mehmet Ceyhan,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Antibody response developed within 2-3 weeks after exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been shown to decrease over time; however, there is limited data about antibody levels at 6 months or later postinfection, particularly in children.<h4>Materials and method</h4>A prospective multicenter study was performed using 315 samples ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e294-e299]

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Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Bacteria in Children With Acute Otitis Media and Ear Discharge: A Systematic Review.

Saskia Hullegie, Roderick P Venekamp, Thijs M A van Dongen, Alastair D Hay, Michael V Moore, Paul Little, Anne G M Schilder, Roger A M J Damoiseaux,

<h4>Background</h4>Of children with acute otitis media (AOM), 15%-20% present with acute onset ear discharge due to a spontaneous perforation of the tympanic membrane (AOMd). This review aims to quantify the prevalence and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) status of bacteria in children with AOMd in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) era.<h4>Methods</h4>Systematic searches ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):756-762]

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Risk Factors for Acquisition of Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamase and AmpC Resistant Gram-negative Bacteria in Critically Ill Infants With Congenital Heart Disease.

Andrea K Borst, Daliya Khuon, Sara L Ogrin, Anthony D Olivero, Rosemary M Olivero,

In a cohort of 257 infants with congenital heart disease admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit, 22 infants had positive cultures for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase or AmpC Gram-negative bacteria. These infants had longer exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics, greater support with invasive devices and longer intensive care and hospital lengths of ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):738-740]

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Disseminated Cystic Echinococcosis Cured With Lengthy Albendazole and Praziquantel Oral Therapy.

Elpis Mantadakis, George Totikidis, Savas Deftereos,

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(8):e319]

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