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Hepatitis C: a review.

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Yoho RA, Cruz LL, Mazaheri R, Cruz AT.
PMID: 12900622
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Aug;112(2):597-605. doi: 10.1097/01.PRS.0000070701.04809.95.

Hepatitis C virus is an RNA virus in the Flavivirus family that was identified in 1989. Since then, blood donor screening has reduced the incidence of acute infections; however, because this virus frequently leads to asymptomatic chronic infection, the...

Childhood pleural tuberculosis: a review of 45 cases.

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Cruz AT, Ong LT, Starke JR.
PMID: 19672211
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Nov;28(11):981-4. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181a8568b.

BACKGROUND: Pleural tuberculosis (TB) can be seen in isolation or complicate untreated pulmonary disease in children. It is infrequently suspected in low incidence countries, leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment.METHODS: This was a retrospective descriptive case series of...

Emergency department presentation of children with tuberculosis.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Cruz AT, Ong LT, Starke JR.
PMID: 21762235
Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;18(7):726-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01112.x.

OBJECTIVES: The objectives were to describe emergency department (ED) presentations of children with tuberculosis (TB) disease and assess the utility in children of TB screening tools developed for adults.METHODS: Children at most 18 years old with confirmed or probable...

Review: physical interventions may reduce the transmission of respiratory viruses.

Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition

Cruz AT.
PMID: 21653737
Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 2011 Aug;96(4):160. doi: 10.1136/adc.2011.211698. Epub 2011 Jun 08.

No abstract available.

Performance characteristics of a rapid immunochromatographic assay for detection of influenza virus in children during the 2003 to 2004 influenza season.

Annals of emergency medicine

Cruz AT, Cazacu AC, McBride LJ, Greer JM, Demmler GJ.
PMID: 16492491
Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Mar;47(3):250-4. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2005.10.019. Epub 2005 Dec 20.

STUDY OBJECTIVE: We evaluate the performance of a rapid assay (Binax NOW) for the detection of influenza A virus in children.METHODS: The performance of an in vitro rapid immunochromatographic assay for detection of influenza A virus was compared to...

Twice-weekly therapy for children with tuberculosis infection or exposure.

The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Cruz AT, Starke JR.
PMID: 23317951
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Feb;17(2):169-74. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0641.

SETTING: Children's tuberculosis clinic, Houston, TX, United States.OBJECTIVE: To determine the safety, adherence and efficacy of intermittent directly observed preventive therapy (DOPT).DESIGN: Retrospective cohort of children receiving intermittent DOPT for exposure to tuberculosis (TB) or latent TB infection (LTBI)...

Cerebrospinal fluid findings in infants with pertussis or parapertussis(1)).

Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine

Chu TT, Groh J, Cruz AT.
PMID: 21663570
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2011 Aug;49(8):1341-1344. doi: 10.1515/CCLM.2011.623. Epub 2011 Jun 13.

BACKGROUND: Pertussis has been increasing in frequency and can cause protean manifestation in infants, often resulting in extensive laboratory evaluation.METHODS: We examined the prevalence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) anomalies in infants with pertussis and parapertussis over a 5-year period.RESULTS:...

Mortality after fluid bolus in African children with sepsis.

The New England journal of medicine

Scott H, Melendez E, Cruz AT.
PMID: 21991965
N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 06;365(14):1350-1; author reply 1351-3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1108712.

No abstract available.

Childhood tuberculosis: a preventable disease not being prevented.


Cruz AT, Mandalakas AM, Starke JR.
PMID: 23184112
Pediatrics. 2012 Dec;130(6):e1672-3. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2832. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

No abstract available.

Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Children.

Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Cruz AT, Ahmed A, Mandalakas AM, Starke JR.
PMID: 26619479
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Sep;2(3):248-58. doi: 10.1093/jpids/pit030. Epub 2013 May 19.

Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is an effective way of preventing future cases of tuberculosis disease. We review pediatric and adult studies of LTBI treatment (isoniazid and rifampin monotherapy, isoniazid plus rifampin, isoniazid plus rifapentine, and rifampin plus...

Tuberculosis Cervical Adenitis: Management Dilemmas.

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Cruz AT, Hernandez JA.
PMID: 27273690
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Oct;35(10):1154-6. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001251.

Peripheral lymphadenopathy (scrofula) is the second most common site for childhood tuberculosis. Paradoxical reactions are commonly seen even in immunocompetent children after therapy is initiated, and this can lead to draining sinus tracts. We describe a multimodal therapeutic option...

Childhood tuberculosis in the United States: shifting the focus to prevention.

The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Cruz AT, Martinez BJ.
PMID: 26564542
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Dec;19:50-53. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0418.

In the last century, the United States has transitioned from a high to a low tuberculosis (TB) incidence country. A major factor in this decline has been the emphasis on identification and treatment of patients with tuberculous infection. While...

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