- Pediatric Infectious Disease
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases
Fellowship:Columbia University Medical Center (2014) NY
Residency:Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Oakland (2010) CA
Board Certification: Pediatric Infectious Disease, American Board of Pediatrics (2015)
Medical Education:University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (2007) IL
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2010)
Improving case finding of invasive aspergillosis in children using string searches.
American journal of infection control
Surveillance for invasive Aspergillus (IA) in children is complex. We performed a retrospective study (2004-2013) using string searches of relevant terms within histopathology and radiology reports in efforts to improve detection of IA. Overall, 22 children met IA criteria, of whom 5 (23%) were only identified by string searches.
View details for DOI 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.04.230
View details for PubMedID 27375058
Congenital Parvovirus B19 Infection: Persistent Viremia and Red Blood Cell Aplasia.
Open forum infectious diseases
2015; 2 (2): ofv049-?
We describe a case of fetal parvovirus B19 infection resulting in preterm birth and leading to hydrops fetalis requiring multiple in utero transfusions. The infant developed chronic postnatal anemia responsive to intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. Serum viral load decreased after immunoglobulin treatment but remained detectable for over 1 year.
View details for DOI 10.1093/ofid/ofv049
View details for PubMedID 26288800
- Fever, Emesis, Abdominal Pain, and Pancytopenia in a 16-Year-Old Girl PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL 2009; 28 (10): 931-?