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Research Activities and Grants

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S. Kohlhoff

Pediatrics

Professor

Kolhoff S, Hammerschlag MR, Racoon Roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis),Infect Med 2003;20(5):218-23

Kohlhoff S, Roblin P, Resnik T, Hawser S, Islam K, Hammerschlag MR, In vitro activity of a novel diaminopyrimide compound, iclaprim, against Chlamydia trachomatis and C. pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2004;48(5):1885-6.

Kohlhoff S, Marciano T, Rawstron S. Low-dose acyclovir for HSV-2 meningitis in a child. Acta Paediatr 2004;93(8)1123-4.

Kutlin A, Kohlhoff S, Roblin P, Hammerschlag MR, Riska P. Emergence of resistance to rifampin and rifalazil in Chlamydophila pneumoniae and Chlamydia trachomatis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother March 2005;49(3): 903-7.

Kumar S, Kohlhoff S, Gelling M, Roblin PM, Kutlin A, Kahane S, Friedman MG, Hammerschlag MR. The role of Simkania negevensis in respiratory disease in children in Brooklyn. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2005;24:989-92.

Kumar S, Kohlhoff S. Recurrent HSV-2 meningitis in a 9 year old girl. Scand J Infect Dis 2006;38:570-2.

Kumar S, Kohlhoff S, Gelling M, Roblin PM, Kutlin A, Kahane S, Friedman MG, Hammerschlag MR. Sinkania negenvensis is a rare but real pneumonia in children (reply to Don el. Al). Pediatric Infect Dis J 2006;25:471-2.

Kohlhoff S, Kohler E, Sollich S. Serum myeloperoxidase in cystic fibrosis patients receiving systemic antibiotics. Scand J Infect Dis 2007;39:163-6.

Kutlin A, Roblin P, Kumar S, Kohlhoff S, Bodetti T, Timms P, Hammerschlag MR. Molecular characterization of Chlamydophila pneumoniae isolates from Western Barred Bandicoots. J. Med Microbiol 2007;56-407-17.

Kumar S, Roblin P, Kutlin A, Kohlhoff S, Hammerschlag MR. Isolation and Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Chlamydial Isolates from Western Barred Bandicoots. J Clin Microbiol 2007;45:3392-4.

Kumar S, Kohlhoff S, Sharma R, Valencia G, Hammerschlag MR. Treatment of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium ventriculitis in a neonate. Int J Anticrob Agents 2006 (in press).

Book Chapters

Kohlhoff SA and Hammerschlag MR. Chapter: "Gonococcal and Chlamydial Infections in Infants and Children." In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 4th edition, McGraw Hill, edited by king Holmes, P. Frederick Sparling, Walter Stamm, Peter Piot, Judith Wasserheit, larry Corey, Myron Cohen and Heather Watts (in press)

Principal Investigator; Kohlhoff S; New Researcher Award Program Grant; Thrasher Research Fund; The response to Chlamydia pneumoniae infection of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in children with allergic asthma; 2006-present.

Prinicipal Investigator; Kohlhoff S and Joks R; Pilot project grant; SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Research Investment Initiative; Characterization of Chlamydophila pneumoniae induced IgE responses and the effect of antibiotics in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from allergic asthmatics; 2007-present.

Publications:

Kohlhoff S, Kutlin A, Riska P, Roblin P, Roman C, Hammerschlag MR. In vitro models of acute and long term continuous infection of human respiratory epithelial cells with Chlamydophila pneumoniae have opposing effects on host cell apoptosis. Microb Pathogen 2007 (in press)

Bowser CS, Kumar S, Salciccioli L, Kutlin A, Lazar J, Rahim I, Suss A, Kohlhoff S, Hammerschlag MR, Moallem J. Absence of Chlamydia pneumoniae and signs of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus. Pediatr Cardiol 2007 (in press).

Kohlhoff S and Sharma R. Iclaprim. Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2007;16:1441-