Volume 4, Number 3, Year 2009

Colin A. Michie and Andy Jewell
CD45 and exploring neonatal immunocompromise

Hans Van Rostenberghe
Bacteriology of early versus late onset neonatal sepsis

Review Articles
Marc Tebruegge, Anastasia Pantazidou, Carmen Yau, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, and Nigel Curtis
Bacterial tracheitis – tremendously rare, but truly important: A systematic review

John P. Hays
Moraxella catarrhalis: A mini review

Paola Di Carlo, Amelia Romano, Mario Melis, Luisa Abbagnato, Nadia Caccamo, Serena Meraviglia, and Francesco Dieli
An overview of the role of T cells in controlling tuberculosis infection in a pediatric population

Richard F. Edlich, Margot E. Chase, Catherine L. Cross, Courtney A. Wack, Carroll M. Brock, Allyson L. Fisher, K. Dean Gubler, Kant Y. Lin, L.D. Britt, William B. Long III, and Robert B. Zura
State legislations that limit the use of thimerosal in vaccines for pregnant women and their infants

Original Articles
Said A. Omar, Diane Wooliever, Carolyn J. Herrington, John M. Lorenz, Fisal Rawas, and Thomas Huard
Expression of naive and memory T-cells in newborn infants with early-onset sepsis

Venkataseshan Sundaram, Praveen Kumar, and Anil Narang
Bacterial profile of early versus late onset neonatal sepsis in a North Indian tertiary care centre: Heading towards a change

Christina R. Hermos, Rita Shiau, Michelle Hsiang, Henry F. Chambers, and Erica Pan
Epidemiology of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in San Francisco children

Shahnaz Armin, Abdollah Karimi, Fatemeh Fallah, Alireza Fahimzad, and Azadeh Kiomarci
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A phantom or true menace in our neonates?

Dianelys Quiñones, Deisy Marrero, Alina Llop, Nobumichi Kobayashi, and Rosa del Campo
Genetic diversity and antibiotic resistance determinants of Enterococcus faecalis isolates causing pediatric infections in Cuba

Heena Brahmbhatt, Godfrey Kigozi, David Serwadda, Fred Wabwire-Mangen, Nelson Sewankambo, Maria Wawer, and Ronald Gray
Is the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV higher among female compared with male infants? A case of Rakai, Uganda

Danaya Chansinghakul, Kulthida Soongswang, Chitsanu Pancharoen, Pimolrat Thaithumyanon, Sompop Limpongsanurak, and Usa Thisyakorn
Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission: MTCT-PLUS initiative program

Seyed Mohammad Milani Hosseini, Neamatollah Ataei, Maysam Sharifzadeh, and Ghamar Taj Khotaei
Urine culture obtained from bag specimens and suprapubic aspiration in neonates

Case Reports
Benjamin Kenny, Sanjeev Gupta, Jarrod Brumby, Joanna Burton, and Susan E. Moloney
Group A Streptococcus and hepatitis – streptococcal toxic shock syndrome

Nida Yousef, Ammar Alhmood, Faisal Mawri, Ahmad Kaddurah, David Diskin, and Walid Abuhammour
Bilateral optic neuritis in a patient with Kawasaki disease

Maria Papapetropoulou, Fani Leontsini, and Michalis Ierodiakonou
Salmonella enteritidis septic arthritis of the hip: A case report

Mohammad Howidi and Jaishen Rajah
Prompt PCR diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous meningitis in a young child

Images in Infectious Diseases
Marc Tebruegge and Anastasia Pantazidou
Purpura fulminans associated with transient protein S deficiency following varicella zoster virus infection