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Infectious Diseases Publications

Below are recent PubMed publications by faculty members in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

  1. Kociolek LK, Shane AL, Simonsen KA, Zerr DM  Infection Prevention and Control Implications of Special Pathogens in Children.  Pediatr Clin North Am  2024 Jun;71(3):431-454. doi:10.1016/j.pcl.2024.01.014
  2. Olson-Chen C, Swamy GK, Gonik B, Forsyth K, Heininger U, Hozbor D, von König CHW, Chitkara AJ, Top KA, Muloiwa R  et al.  The current state of pertussis vaccination in pregnancy around the world, with recommendations for improved care: Consensus statements from the Global Pertussis Initiative.  Int J Gynaecol Obstet  2024 Jun;165(3):860-869. doi:10.1002/ijgo.15311
  3. Cohen JF, Tanz RR, Shulman ST  Group A Streptococcus pharyngitis in Children: New Perspectives on Rapid Diagnostic Testing and Antimicrobial Stewardship.  J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc  2024 Apr 24;13(4):250-256. doi:10.1093/jpids/piae022
  4. Jao J, Bonner LB, Dobinda K, Powis KM, Sun S, Legbedze J, Mmasa KN, Makhema J, Mmalane M, Kgole S  et al.  Lower Insulin Sensitivity Through 36 Months of Life With in Utero HIV and Antiretroviral Exposure in Botswana: Results From the Tshilo Dikotla Study.  Clin Infect Dis  2024 Mar 26;. pii:ciae088
  5. Madlala HP, Myer L, Geffen H, Rusch J, Shey MS, Meyer D, Goedecke JH, Malaba TR, Gray CM, Newell ML  et al.  Inflammatory markers in pregnancy are associated with postpartum weight in South African women living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr  2024 Mar 04;. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000003406
  6. Poomkudy JT, Torres C, Jason LA, Fishbein J, Katz BZ  Joint Flexibility and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After Mononucleosis.  Clin Ther  2024 Mar;46(3):285-288. doi:10.1016/j.clinthera.2023.12.011
  7. Ramos-Medina L, Rosas-Vidal LE, Patel S  Pharmacological diacylglycerol lipase inhibition impairs contextual fear extinction in mice.  Psychopharmacology (Berl)  2024 Mar;241(3):569-584. doi:10.1007/s00213-023-06523-3
  8. Parzen-Johnson S, Katz BZ  Navigating the Spectrum of Two Pediatric COVID-19 Complications: Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection.  J Clin Med  2024 Feb 18;13(4). pii:1147
  9. Moss JE, Muller WJ  BK virus-associated hemorrhagic cystitis in pediatric stem cell transplantation: a case report and scoping review.  Front Pediatr  2023;11:1267678. pii:1267678
  10. Dirajlal-Fargo S, Jacobson DL, Yu W, Mirza A, Geffner ME, Mccomsey GA, Jao J,   Longitudinal changes in body fat and metabolic complications in young people with perinatally acquired HIV.  HIV Med  2024 Feb;25(2):233-244. doi:10.1111/hiv.13566
  11. Rosas-Vidal LE, Naskar S, Mayo LM, Perini I, Altemus M, Engelbrektsson H, Jagasia P, Heilig M, Patel S  PREFRONTAL CORRELATES OF FEAR GENERALIZATION DURING ENDOCANNABINOID DEPLETION.  bioRxiv  2024 Jan 30;. pii:2024.01.30.577847
  12. Persaud D, Bryson Y, Nelson BS, Tierney C, Cotton MF, Coletti A, Jao J, Spector SA, Mirochnick M, Capparelli EV  et al.  HIV-1 reservoir size after neonatal antiretroviral therapy and the potential to evaluate antiretroviral-therapy-free remission (IMPAACT P1115): a phase 1/2 proof-of-concept study.  Lancet HIV  2024 Jan;11(1):e20-e30. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(23)00236-9
  13. Mahtab S, Frigati LJ, Ntusi NAB, Nyathi M, Asafu-Agyei NA, Myer L, Zar HJ, Jao J  The Determinants of Elevated Pathobiological Determination of Atherosclerosis in Youth Risk Score in Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents in South Africa.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr  2024 Jan 01;95(1):82-89. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000003304
  14. Muller WJ, Jhaveri R, Heald-Sargent T, Macy ML, Heard-Garris N, Shah S, Paquette E  A pilot recruitment strategy to enhance ethical and equitable access to Covid-19 pediatric vaccine trials.  Clin Trials  2023 Dec 23;:17407745231217299. doi:10.1177/17407745231217299
  15. Patel S, Patel S, Yang K, Lau WC, Nambudiri VE  Dermatologic toxicities of anti-neoplastic immunotherapy in United States hospitalizations.  Arch Dermatol Res  2023 Oct;315(8):2347-2350. doi:10.1007/s00403-023-02623-4
  16. Patel S, Silvi S, Desai S, Rahman F, Depa N, Hanif S, Rizvi S, Hsieh YC, Malik P, Patel U  et al.  Effectiveness of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Depression, Schizophrenia, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An Umbrella Meta-Analysis.  Prim Care Companion CNS Disord  2023 Sep 26;25(5). pii:22r03423
  17. Kondev V, Najeed M, Yasmin F, Morgan A, Loomba N, Johnson K, Adank DN, Dong A, Delpire E, Li Y  et al.  Endocannabinoid release at ventral hippocampal-amygdala synapses regulates stress-induced behavioral adaptation.  Cell Rep  2023 Sep 26;42(9):113027. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2023.113027
  18. Yee LM, Jacobson DL, Haddad LB, Jao J, Powis KM, Kacanek D, Zash R, DiPerna A, Chadwick EG,   Evaluating the association of antiretroviral therapy and immune status with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy among people with HIV.  AIDS  2023 Sep 01;37(11):1715-1723. doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000003607
  19. Jason LA, Gaglio CL, Furst J, Islam M, Sorenson M, Conroy KE, Katz BZ  Cytokine network analysis in a community-based pediatric sample of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.  Chronic Illn  2023 Sep;19(3):571-580. doi:10.1177/17423953221101606
  20. Kondev V, Najeed M, Loomba N, Brown J, Winder DG, Grueter BA, Patel S  Synaptic and cellular endocannabinoid signaling mechanisms regulate stress-induced plasticity of nucleus accumbens somatostatin neurons.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2023 Aug 22;120(34):e2300585120. pii:e2300585120
  21. Cox K, Husain N, Jhaveri S, Geiger M, Berhane H, Patel S  Fetal Echocardiographic Variables Associated with Pre-Surgical Mortality in Truncus Arteriosus: A Pilot Study.  Pediatr Cardiol  2023 Aug;44(6):1397-1405. doi:10.1007/s00246-023-03099-9
  22. Patel S, Patel S, Shah S, Lio PA  Identifying prevalence and inpatient outcomes of anemia and hidradenitis suppurativa.  Arch Dermatol Res  2023 Jul;315(5):1287-1291. doi:10.1007/s00403-022-02515-z
  23. Patel S, Patel S, Shah RM, Doshi S, Shah S, Lio PA  Effects of sun protection on serum vitamin D deficiency.  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed  2023 Jul;39(4):394-396. doi:10.1111/phpp.12838
  24. Winters ND, Yasmin F, Kondev V, Grueter BA, Patel S  Cannabidiol Differentially Modulates Synaptic Release and Cellular Excitability in Amygdala Subnuclei.  ACS Chem Neurosci  2023 Jun 07;14(11):2008-2015. doi:10.1021/acschemneuro.2c00775
  25. Lockhart EN, Carr M, Allen K, Samis J, Torchen L, Laternser C, Bian Y, Patel S  Prevalence of Abnormal Hemoglobin A1c Values in Single Ventricle Patients Following Fontan Palliation.  Pediatr Cardiol  2023 Jun;44(5):1083-1091. doi:10.1007/s00246-023-03141-w
  26. Patel S, Patel S, Shah S, Lio PA  Lower incidence but higher mortality in COVID-19 hospitalizations among systemic sclerosis patients.  JAAD Int  2023 Jun;11:8-10. doi:10.1016/j.jdin.2023.01.001
  27. Jao J, Kacanek D, Broadwell C, Jacobson DL, Chadwick EG, Williams PL, Powis KM, Haddad LB, Yee L,   Gestational weight gain in persons with HIV in the United States.  AIDS  2023 May 01;37(6):883-893. doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000003454
  28. Naureckas Li C, Heald-Sargent T, Mithal LB  Understanding the State of Quality Improvement Education for Pediatric Infectious Diseases Trainees.  J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc  2023 Apr 28;12(4):252-253. doi:10.1093/jpids/piad012
  29. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN, Carrico R, Carling P, Donskey CJ, Dumyati G, Kuhar DT, Loo VG, Maragakis LL, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M  et al.  Strategies to prevent Clostridioides difficile infections in acute-care hospitals: 2022 Update.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol  2023 Apr;44(4):527-549. doi:10.1017/ice.2023.18
  30. Winters ND, Kondev V, Loomba N, Delpire E, Grueter BA, Patel S  Opposing retrograde and astrocyte-dependent endocannabinoid signaling mechanisms regulate lateral habenula synaptic transmission.  Cell Rep  2023 Mar 28;42(3):112159. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2023.112159
  31. Shiau S, Jacobson DL, Huo Y, Kacanek D, Yee LM, Williams DB, Haddad LB, Serghides L, Powis K, Sperling RS  et al.  Unique Profile of Inflammation and Immune Activation in Pregnant People With HIV in the United States.  J Infect Dis  2023 Mar 01;227(5):720-730. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiac501
  32. Tanz RR, Heaberlin LE, Harvey E, Katsogridakis YL, Burns RR, Rippe J, Shulman ST  Performance of a Molecular Test for Group A Streptococcus Pharyngitis.  J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc  2023 Feb 09;12(1):56-59. doi:10.1093/jpids/piac115
  33. Nelson BS, Tierney C, Persaud D, Jao J, Cotton MF, Bryson Y, Coletti A, Ruel TD, Spector SA, Reding C  et al.  Infants Receiving Very Early Antiretroviral Therapy Have High CD4 Counts in the First Year of Life.  Clin Infect Dis  2023 Feb 08;76(3):e744-e747. doi:10.1093/cid/ciac695
  34. Cherny KE, Muscat EB, Balaji A, Mukherjee J, Ozer EA, Angarone MP, Hauser AR, Sichel JS, Amponsah E, Kociolek LK  Association Between Clostridium innocuum and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Adults and Children: A Cross-sectional Study and Comparative Genomics Analysis.  Clin Infect Dis  2023 Feb 08;76(3):e1244-e1251. doi:10.1093/cid/ciac483
  35. Otero S, Miller ES, Sunderraj A, Shanes ED, Sakowicz A, Goldstein JA, Mithal LB  Maternal Antibody Response and Transplacental Transfer Following Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection or Vaccination in Pregnancy.  Clin Infect Dis  2023 Jan 13;76(2):220-228. doi:10.1093/cid/ciac793
  36. Patel S, Wei J, Shi Z, Rifkin AS, Zheng SL, Gelfman E, Duggan D, Helfand BT, Hulick PJ, Xu J  Refining Risk for Alzheimer's Disease Among Heterozygous APOEɛ4 Carriers.  J Alzheimers Dis  2023;94(2):483-489. doi:10.3233/JAD-230156
  37. Kondev V, Bluett R, Najeed M, Rosas-Vidal LE, Grueter BA, Patel S  Ventral hippocampal diacylglycerol lipase-alpha deletion decreases avoidance behaviors and alters excitation-inhibition balance.  Neurobiol Stress  2023 Jan;22:100510. pii:100510
  38. Scheyer A, Yasmin F, Naskar S, Patel S  Endocannabinoids at the synapse and beyond: implications for neuropsychiatric disease pathophysiology and treatment.  Neuropsychopharmacology  2023 Jan;48(1):37-53. doi:10.1038/s41386-022-01438-7
  39. Soneji M, Newman AM, Toia J, Muller WJ  Metronidazole for treatment of norovirus in pediatric transplant recipients.  Pediatr Transplant  2022 Dec;26(8):e14390. doi:10.1111/petr.14390
  40. Reyna ME, Edward PR, Ozer EA, Simons LM, Hultquist JF, Lorenzo-Redondo R, Patel AB, Kociolek LK  Incidence and Clinical Characteristics of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection After Vaccination in Children.  J Pediatr  2022 Dec;251:196-201.e4. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.07.056
  41. Patel S, Patel S, Shah RM, Shah S, Doshi S, Lio PA  Engagement in sun-protective practices based on health insurance coverage: A cross-sectional analysis.  J Am Acad Dermatol  2022 Dec;87(6):1453-1455. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2022.07.031
  42. Jao J, Sun S, Bonner LB, Legbedze J, Mmasa KN, Makhema J, Mmalane M, Kgole S, Masasa G, Moyo S  et al.  Lower Insulin Sensitivity in Newborns With In Utero HIV and Antiretroviral Exposure Who Are Uninfected in Botswana.  J Infect Dis  2022 Nov 28;226(11):2002-2009. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiac416
  43. Abu-Raya B, Forsyth K, Halperin SA, Maertens K, Jones CE, Heininger U, Hozbor D, Wirsing von König CH, Chitkara AJ, Muloiwa R  et al.  Vaccination in Pregnancy against Pertussis: A Consensus Statement on Behalf of the Global Pertussis Initiative.  Vaccines (Basel)  2022 Nov 23;10(12). pii:1990
  44. Morgan A, Adank D, Johnson K, Butler E, Patel S  2-Arachidonoylglycerol-mediated endocannabinoid signaling modulates mechanical hypersensitivity associated with alcohol withdrawal in mice.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res  2022 Nov;46(11):2010-2024. doi:10.1111/acer.14949
  45. Kondev V, Morgan A, Najeed M, Winters ND, Kingsley PJ, Marnett L, Patel S  The Endocannabinoid 2-Arachidonoylglycerol Bidirectionally Modulates Acute and Protracted Effects of Predator Odor Exposure.  Biol Psychiatry  2022 Nov 01;92(9):739-749. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2022.05.012
  46. Kremer A, Whitmer G, Diaz A, Sajwani A, Navarro A, Arshad M  ESBL Escherichia coli Isolates Have Enhanced Gut Colonization Capacity Compared to Non-ESBL Strains in Neonatal Mice.  Microbiol Spectr  2022 Oct 26;10(5):e0058222. pii:e00582-22
  47. Edward PR, Lorenzo-Redondo R, Reyna ME, Simons LM, Hultquist JF, Patel AB, Ozer EA, Muller WJ, Heald-Sargent T, McHugh M  et al.  Severity of Illness Caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Variants of Concern in Children: A Single-Center Retrospective Cohort Study.  J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc  2022 Oct 25;11(10):440-447. doi:10.1093/jpids/piac068
  48. Kociolek LK, Patel AB, Hultquist JF, Ozer EA, Simons LM, McHugh M, Muller WJ, Lorenzo-Redondo R  Viral whole-genome sequencing to assess impact of universal masking on SARS-CoV-2 transmission among pediatric healthcare workers.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol  2022 Oct;43(10):1408-1412. doi:10.1017/ice.2021.415
  49. Patel S, Johnson K, Adank D, Rosas-Vidal LE  Longitudinal monitoring of prefrontal cortical ensemble dynamics reveals new insights into stress habituation.  Neurobiol Stress  2022 Sep;20:100481. pii:100481
  50. Jason LA, Conroy KE, Furst J, Vasan K, Katz BZ  Pre-illness data reveals differences in multiple metabolites and metabolic pathways in those who do and do not recover from infectious mononucleosis.  Mol Omics  2022 Aug 15;18(7):662-665. doi:10.1039/d2mo00124a

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