|Pediatric Infectious Diseases|
The pediatric infectious diseases division performs consultations for diagnostic evaluations and management of children with known or suspected infectious diseases and some immunodefiencies, include HIV.
- Inpatient and outpatient consultations for infectious diseases
- Comprehensive HIV care
- Long-term antibiotic management
- Evaluation for suspected immunodeficiency
Selected Division Publications
Fowler SL, Dickey MD, Kern P, Zimet GD, Rosenthal SL. Perceptions of parents seeking an experimental herpes simplex vaccine for their adolescent and preadolescent daughters. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal 25:747-8, 2006.
Bahadori HR, Williams VC, Turner RP, Rumboldt Z, Reigart JR, Fowler SL, Chavis PS, Maria BL. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following infectious mononucleosis. J Child Neurol. 2007 Mar; 22(3):324-8.
Chase BA, Haynes M, Fowler SL, Reed S. Dental eruption status of HIV-infected children compared to household peers. Frater, Fall 2007.
Mirza, A, Subedar A, Fowler SL, Murray DL, Arnold S, Tristram D, Abuelreish M, Wludyka P,Chiu TT, Rathore MH. Influenza vaccine: awareness and barriers to immunization in families of children with chronic medical conditions other than asthma. Southern Medical Journal, 101:1101-5, 2008.
Letourneau EJ, Ellis DA, Naar-King S, Cunningham PB, Fowler SL. Case study: Multisystemic Therapy as a treatment for adolescents who engage in HIV transmission risk behaviors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35:120-7, 2010.
Disseminated Salmonella Osetomyelitis in a 2-Year-Old With Sickle Cell Disease. Ngwube A, Jackson S, Dixon T, Spampinato M, Losek JD. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Severe pruritus and hypothermia as the primary manifestations of Human Herpes Virus-6 encephalitis after pediatric cord blood transplantation. Hudspeth M, Brown E, Ragucci D, Dixon T, Turner R.Bone Marrow Transplant. 2011 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Wound botulism complicating internal fixation of a complex radial fracture. Taylor SM, Wolfe CR, Dixon TC, Ruch DS, Cox GM. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Feb;48(2):650-3. Epub 2009 Dec 9
Treatment of children with HIV infection. Dixon TC, Cunningham CK. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2007 May;4(2):93-9. Review.
Disseminated Candida tropicalis in a patient with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis. Dixon TC, Steinbach WJ, Benjamin DK Jr, Williams LW, Myers LA. South Med J. 2004 Aug;97(8):788-90. Anthrax. Dixon TC, Meselson M, Guillemin J, Hanna PC. N Engl J Med. 1999 Sep 9;341(11):815-26. Review. No abstract available.
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Pediatric residents interact with the division through formal or informal consultations and in topic-oriented teaching sessions. The elective in pediatric infectious diseases gives the resident an opportunity to see inpatient and outpatient consultations and to review the telephone consultations received by the division. Participation in clinical research projects by interested residents is encouraged. The division provides clinical instruction in infectious diseases for medical students and for residents in pediatrics and pharmacy.
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MUSC Department of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403