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Enhanced Identification of Group B Streptococcus and Escherichia coli in Young Infants with Meningitis Using the Biofire Filmarray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel.

Arora, Harbir Singh; Asmar, Basim Isa; Salimnia, Hossein; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 19, 2017

An Outbreak of Kingella kingae Infections Complicating a Severe Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease Outbreak in Nice, France, 2016.

Houmami, Nawal El; Cointat, Virginie; Mirand, Audrey; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 19, 2016

Serotypes not Included in 13-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine as Causes of Acute Otitis Media with Spontaneous Tympanic Membrane Perforation in a Geographic Area with High Vaccination...

Marchisio, Paola; Esposito, Susanna; Picca, Marina; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 15, 2016

Microcephaly Case Fatality Rate Associated with Zika Virus Infection in Brazil: Current Estimates.

da Cunha, Antonio José Ledo Alves; de Magalhães-Barbosa, Maria Clara; Setta, Fernanda Lima; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 15, 2016


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A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate a Potential Hepatitis B Booster Vaccination Strategy Using Combined Hepatitis A and B Vaccine.

Li, Fangjun; Hu, Yuansheng; Zhou, Youming; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 3, 2017

Immunogenicity and Safety Of 10-Valent Pneumococcal Non-Typeable Haemophilus influenzae Protein D Conjugate Vaccine (PHiD-CV) Administered to Children with Sickle Cell Disease...

Sirima, Sodiomon B.; Tiono, Alfred; Gansané, Zakaria; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 27, 2016

Attitudes of Swiss Health Care Providers Towards Childhood Immunizations.

Schuler, Marianne; Schaedelin, Sabine; Aebi, Christoph; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 27, 2016

Long-Term Immunogenicity of a Single Dose of Japanese Encephalitis Chimeric Virus Vaccine in Toddlers and Booster Response 5 Years After Primary Immunization.

Kosalaraksa, Pope; Watanaveeradej, Veerachai; Pancharoen, Chitsanu; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 27, 2016

Safety and Immunogenicity of the Quadrivalent Meningococcal Serogroups A, C, W and Y Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine Co-Administered with Routine Childhood Vaccines in European...

Merino Arribas, Jose Manuel; Carmona Martínez, Alfonso; Horn, Michael; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 19, 2016

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing Influenza Illness Among Children During School-Based Outbreaks in the 2014-2015 Season in Beijing, China.

Zhang, Li; Yang, Peng; Thompson, Mark G.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 28, 2016

Circulating Antibody 1 and 2 Years After Vaccination With the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Preterm Compared with Term Infants.

Martinón-Torres, Federico; Wysocki, Jacek; Center, Kimberly J.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 28, 2016


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Immunogenicity and Safety of a Booster Injection of DTap-IPV//Hib (Pentaxim(R)) Administered Concomitantly with Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine in Healthy Toddlers Aged 15 to 18 Months...

Rodriguez Melo, Flor Irene; Morales, José Juan Renteria; De Los Santos, Abiel Homero Mascareñas; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 6, 2017

Epidemiology and Molecular Characteristics of Mycoplasma pneumoniae During an Outbreak of M. pneumoniae-Associated Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.

Watkins, Louise K. Francois; Olson, Daniel; Diaz, Maureen H.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 3, 2017

Chikungunya Infection in Hospitalized Febrile Infants Younger Than 3 Months of Age.

Elenga, Narcisse; Folin, Marion; Vandamme, Yves-Marie; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 3, 2017

Dalbavancin Pharmacokinetics and Safety in Children 3 Months to 11 Years of Age.

Gonzalez, Daniel; Bradley, John S.; Blumer, Jeffrey; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 3, 2017

Risk Factors Associated with Bordetella pertussis among Infants Aged <=4 Months in the pre-Tdap Era - United States, 2002-2005.

Curtis, C. Robinette; Baughman, Andrew L.; DeBolt, Chas; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 28, 2016

The Relationship of the Middle Ear Effusion Microbiome to Secretory Mucin Production in Pediatric Patients with Chronic Otitis Media.

Krueger, Anna; Val, Stéphanie; Pérez-Losada, Marcos; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Clinical and Bacterial Risk Factors for Mortality in Children with Carbapenem- Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Bloodstream Infections in India.

Nabarro, Laura E. B.; Shankar, Chaitra; Prakasam, Akila; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 21, 2016

Nasal Airway Microbiota Profile and Severe Bronchiolitis in Infants: A Case-Control Study.

Hasegawa, Kohei; Linnemann, Rachel W.; Mansbach, Jonathan M.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 21, 2016

Evidence of Mumps Infection Among Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Doshi, Reena H.; Alfonso, Vivian H.; Hoff, Nicole A.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 19, 2016

Burden of Childhood Rotavirus Disease in the Outpatient Setting of the Russian Federation.

Lobzin, Yury V.; Kharit, Susanna M.; Goveia, Michelle G.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 15, 2016

Safety of High-Dose Acyclovir in Infants with Suspected and Confirmed Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections.

Ericson, Jessica E.; Gostelow, Martyn; Autmizguine, Julie; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 12, 2016

Etiology of Acute Otitis Media in Children Less Than 5 Years of Age: A Pooled Analysis of 10 Similarly Designed Observational Studies.

Van Dyke, Melissa K.; Pirçon, Jean-Yves; Cohen, Robert; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 30, 2016

Increasing Incidence of Life-Threatening Pertussis: A Retrospective Cohort Study in New Zealand.

Macdonald-Laurs, Emma; Ganeshalingham, Anusha; Lillie, Jonathan; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 28, 2016

Meningococcal Disease in Children in Argentina: A Three-Year Active Sentinel Hospital Surveillance Study.

Gentile, Ángela; Bakir, Julia; Agosti, María Rosa; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 28, 2016

Neonatal Group B Streptococcus Infections: Prevention Strategies, Clinical and Microbiologic Characteristics in 7 Years of Surveillance.

Creti, Roberta; Imperi, Monica; Berardi, Alberto; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 18, 2016

Does Breastfeeding Protect Young Infants from Pertussis? Case-Control Study and Immunologic Evaluation.

Pandolfi, Elisabetta; Gesualdo, Francesco; Carloni, Emanuela; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 18, 2016

Acute Otitis Media During Infancy: Parent-Reported Incidence and Modifiable Risk Factors.

Prins-van Ginkel, Annemarijn C.; Bruijning-Verhagen, Patricia C.J.; Uiterwaal, Cuno S.P.M.; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 18, 2016

The Cape Town Clinical Decision Rule for Streptococcal Pharyngitis in Children.

Engel, Mark Emmanuel; Cohen, Karen; Gounden, Ronald; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: November 18, 2016


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Transitioning to Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy Among Adolescents in Copperbelt Province, Zambia: Predictors of Treatment Switching and Adherence to Second-Line Regimens.

Stalter, Randy M.; Katayamoyo, Patrick; Packer, Catherine; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 16, 2017

HIV Infected Children in Malawi have Decreased Performance on the 6 Minute Walk Test with Preserved Cardiac Mechanics Regardless of Antiretroviral Treatment Status.

Sanyahumbi, Amy Sims; Hosseinipour, Mina; Guffey, Danielle; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 3, 2017

Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation and Mortality Among Infants Diagnosed with HIV in the First 12 Weeks of Life: Experiences from Kinshasa, DR Congo and Blantyre, Malawi.

Sheahan, Anna; Feinstein, Lydia; Dube, Queen; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: January 3, 2017

Virologic Response to First-Line Efavirenz- or Nevirapine-Based Anti-Retroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected African Children.

Kekitiinwa, Adeodata; Szubert, Alexander J.; Spyer, Moira; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Despite Access to Antiretrovirals for Prevention and Treatment High Rates of Mortality Persist Among HIV-infected Infants and Young Children.

Abrams, Elaine J.; Woldesenbet, Selamawit; Silva, Juliana Soares; More

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016