Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Pediatrics

Academic Appointments


Professional Education


  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2009)
  • Residency:University of Washington Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center (2009) WA
  • Internship:University of Washington Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center (2007) WA
  • Medical Education:Univ of California San Francisco (2006) CA
  • Fellowship:Stanford University - Infectious Diseases (2013) CA

Publications

Journal Articles


  • A Pediatric Case of New Delhi Metallo-ß-Lactamase-1-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in The United States. Pediatric infectious disease journal Green, D. A., Srinivas, N., Watz, N., Tenover, F. C., Amieva, M., Banaei, N. 2013; 32 (11): 1291-1294

    Abstract

    We report the second pediatric case of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM-1)-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the United States in a girl from India who presented to a teaching hospital in Northern California with cystitis due to NDM-1-producing E. coli and K. pneumoniae. Laboratory methods included various phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing assays, as well as PCR assays for carbapenemase-encoding genes. Laboratory challenges included a false negative modified Hodge test and reversion of carbapenem resistance in the E. coli strain. The limited number of effective antimicrobial agents and the lack of pediatric-specific safety and efficacy data for these drugs presented significant therapeutic challenges.

    View details for DOI 10.1097/INF.0b013e31829eca34

    View details for PubMedID 23743543

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