References - Neonatal Infections Other References

  1. Ortqvist A. Pneumococcal vaccination: current and future issues. Eur Respir J 2001 Jul;18(1):184-95. Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae remains a major global health burden meaning...

  2. Im SW, Zhang JZ, Zhuang H, Che XY, Zhu WF, Xu GM, Li K, Xia NS, Ng MH. A bacterially expressed peptide prevents experimental infection of primates by the hepatitis E virus. Vaccine 2001 Jun 14;19(27):3726-32. A 23 kDa peptide of the major structural protein of the hepatitis E virus (HEV) expressed in E...

  3. Chan KH, Tam JS, Peiris JS, Seto WH, Ng MH. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection in infancy. J Clin Virol 2001 Apr;21(1):57-62. BACKGROUND: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been shown to be the cause of infectious...

  4. Johnson JR, Delavari P, O'Bryan TT. Escherichia coli O18:K1:H7 isolates from patients with acute cystitis and neonatal meningitis exhibit common phylogenetic origins and virulence factor profiles. J Infect Dis 2001 Feb 1;183(3):425-434. Escherichia coli isolates of serotype O18:K1:H7, taken from women with acute cystitis, healthy...

  5. Weisglas-Kuperus N, Patandin S, Berbers GA, Sas TC, Mulder PG, Sauer PJ, Hooijkaas H. Immunologic effects of background exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins in Dutch preschool children. Environ Health Perspect 2000 Dec;108(12):1203-7. Prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxins is associated with changes in...

  6. Milburn HJ, Gibilaro J, Atkinson H, Heathcock R. High incidence of primary tuberculosis. Arch Dis Child 2000 May;82(5):386-7. An usually high rate of both tuberculosis infection and active disease is reported in 11 of 38...

  7. Lee YS, Kumarasinghe G, Chow C, Khor E, Lee BW. Invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in Singapore children: a hospital-based study. J Paediatr Child Health 2000 Apr;36(2):125-7. OBJECTIVE: A 6-year (1990-95) hospital-based retrospective study was carried out to...

  8. Hanson LA. The mother-offspring dyad and the immune system. Acta Paediatr 2000 Mar;89(3):252-8. A. The mother and the fetus. The mother's immune system reacts against the fetus and there is...

  9. Programme of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. Growth patterns of breastfed infants in seven countries. WHO Working Group on the Growth Reference Protocol and WHO Task Force on Methods for the Natural Regulation of Fertility. Acta Paediatr 2000 Feb;89(2):215-22. An international effort is underway to develop a new international growth reference for assessing...

  10. Schrag SJ, Zywicki S, Farley MM, Reingold AL, Harrison LH, Lefkowitz LB, Hadler JL, Danila R, Cieslak PR, Schuchat A. Group B streptococcal disease in the era of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis. N Engl J Med 2000 Jan 6;342(1):15-20. BACKGROUND: Group B streptococcal infections are a leading cause of neonatal mortality...

  11. Dawson KG, Emerson JC, Burns JL. Fifteen years of experience with bacterial meningitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1999 Sep;18(9):816-22. BACKGROUND: Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines has dramatically...

  12. Hessle C, Hanson LA, Wold AE. Lactobacilli from human gastrointestinal mucosa are strong stimulators of IL-12 production. Clin Exp Immunol 1999 May;116(2):276-82. Interaction of macrophages with bacteria is a stimulus for production of cytokines such as...

  13. Daoud AS, Batieha A, Al-Sheyyab M, Abuekteish F, Obeidat A, Mahafza T. Lack of effectiveness of dexamethasone in neonatal bacterial meningitis. Eur J Pediatr 1999 Mar;158(3):230-3. A clinical trial was conducted to determine whether dexamethasone as adjunctive therapy...

  14. Yang Y, Shen X, Jiang Z, Liu X, Leng Z, Lu D, Rao J, Liu J, Chang L. Study on Haemophilus influenzae type b diseases in China: the past, present and future. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1998 Sep;17(9 Suppl):S159-65. Meningitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a common and serious disease...

  15. Lau YL, Yung R, Low L, Sung R, Leung CW, Lee WH. Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in Hong Kong. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1998 Sep;17(9 Suppl):S165-9. A 5-year territory-wide retrospective survey of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)...

  16. Yang YJ, Liu CC, Wang SM. Group B streptococcal infections in children: the changing spectrum of infections in infants. J Microbiol Immunol Infect 1998 Jun;31(2):107-12. During a 9-year period from January 1988 to December 1996, 36 patients less than 18 years of...

  17. Ng PC, Cheng SH, Chui KM, Fok TF, Wong MY, Wong W, Wong RP, Cheung KL. Diagnosis of late onset neonatal sepsis with cytokines, adhesion molecule, and C-reactive protein in preterm very low birthweight infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 1997 Nov;77(3):F221-7. AIMS: To evaluate the commonly used markers--namely IL-6, TNF alpha, IL-1 beta, C-reactive...

  18. Sung RY, Senok AC, Ho A, Oppenheimer SJ, Davies DP. Meningitis in Hong Kong children, with special reference to the infrequency of haemophilus and meningococcal infection. J Paediatr Child Health 1997 Aug;33(4):296-9. OBJECTIVE: To study the epidemiologic and aetiologic features of meningitis in children...

  19. Ulanova M, Hahn-Zoric M, Lau YL, Lucas A, Hanson LA. Expression of Haemophilus influenzae type b idiotype 1 on naturally acquired antibodies. Clin Exp Immunol 1996 Sep;105(3):422-8. The Chinese population in Hong Kong has a low incidence of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type...

  20. Wiedermann U, Tarkowski A, Bremell T, Hanson LA, Kahu H, Dahlgren UI. Vitamin A deficiency predisposes to Staphylococcus aureus infection. Infect Immun 1996 Jan;64(1):209-14. We have investigated the consequences of vitamin A deficiency in a rat model of T-cell-dependent...

  21. Lau YL, Chan SY, Turner MW, Fong J, Karlberg J. Mannose-binding protein in preterm infants: developmental profile and clinical significance. Clin Exp Immunol 1995 Dec;102(3):649-54. The aim of this study was to determine the developmental profile of mannose-binding protein...

  22. Lau YL, Low LC, Yung R, Ng KW, Leung CW, Lee WH, Ho A, Oppenheimer SJ. Invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in children hospitalized in Hong Kong, 1986-1990. Hong Kong Hib Study Group. Acta Paediatr 1995 Feb;84(2):173-6. A 5-year territory-wide retrospective survey of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b diseases...

  23. Hanson LA, Hahn-Zoric M, Berndes M, Ashraf R, Herias V, Jalil F, Bhutta TI, Laeeq A, Mattsby-Baltzer I. Breast feeding: overview and breast milk immunology. Acta Paediatr Jpn 1994 Oct;36(5):557-61. The transfer of host defence capacity to the human offspring provides a remarkable model of...

  24. Hristeva L, Booy R, Bowler I, Wilkinson AR. Prospective surveillance of neonatal meningitis. Arch Dis Child 1993 Jul;69(1 Spec No):14-8. Neonatal meningitis is a serious problem with a high mortality and frequent neurological sequelae...

  25. Francis BM, Gilbert GL. Survey of neonatal meningitis in Australia: 1987-1989. Med J Aust 1992 Feb 17;156(4):240-3. OBJECTIVE: To identify incidence, bacterial aetiology, outcome after treatment and risk...

  26. Wong V, Yu YL, Chan-Lui WY, Woo E, Yeung CY. Ataxia telangiectasia in Chinese children. A clinical and electrophysiological study. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 1987;89(3):137-44. The clinical manifestations, immunological, chromosomal, and multimodal electrophysiological...

  27. Neu HC. Cephalosporins in the treatment of meningitis. Drugs 1987;34 Suppl 2:135-53. The synthesis of new cephalosporin antibiotics has provided agents which can effectively...

  28. Wong VC, Ip HM, Reesink HW, Lelie PN, Reerink-Brongers EE, Yeung CY, Ma HK. Prevention of the HBsAg carrier state in newborn infants of mothers who are chronic carriers of HBsAg and HBeAg by administration of hepatitis-B vaccine and hepatitis-B immunoglobulin. Double-blind randomised placebo-controlled study. Lancet 1984 Apr 28;1(8383):921-6. Newborn infants of Chinese HBeAg-carrier mothers in Hong Kong were randomly assigned...

  29. Klein JO. Recent advances in management of bacterial meningitis in neonates. Infection 1984;12 Suppl 1:S44-51. The current incidence of neonatal sepsis in the United States varies from less than 1 to 8.1 per 1000...

  30. Stiehm ER, Winter HS, Bryson YJ. Cellular (T cell) immunity in the human newborn. Pediatrics 1979 Nov;64(5 Pt 2 Suppl):814-21. The cellular immune system of the human newborn, like the rest of the immunologic apparatus...

  31. Hanson LA, Ahlstedt S, Carlsson B, Fallstrom SP, Kaijser B, Lindblad BS, Akerlund AS, Eden CS. New knowledge in human milk immunoglobulin. Acta Paediatr Scand 1978 Sep;67(5):577-82. One of the anti-infection principles of maternal milk is the predominant milk immunoglobulin...