Faculty

Pia S. Pannaraj

Pia S. Pannaraj

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 51 Off Campus Los Angeles

COVID-19 outcomes in children, adolescents and young adults with cancer Int J Cancer. 2022 Dec 01; 151(11):1913-1924. . View in PubMed

Decrease in Pediatric Invasive Pneumococcal Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2022 Sep 29; 11(9):426-428. . View in PubMed

Twelve-Month Longitudinal Serology in SARS-CoV-2 Naïve and Experienced Vaccine Recipients and Unvaccinated COVID-19-Infected Individuals Vaccines (Basel). 2022 May 20; 10(5). . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of Maternal Vaccination with mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine During Pregnancy Against COVID-19-Associated Hospitalization in Infants Aged <6 Months - 17 States, July 2021-January 2022 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022 Feb 18; 71(7):264-270. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) mRNA Vaccination Against Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Among Persons Aged 12-18 Years - United States, July-December 2021 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022 Jan 14; 71(2):52-58. . View in PubMed

Molecular alterations in human milk in simulated maternal nasal mucosal infection with live attenuated influenza vaccination Mucosal Immunol. 2022 05; 15(5):1040-1047. . View in PubMed

Clinical manifestations of COVID-19 differ by age and obesity status Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2022 03; 16(2):255-264. . View in PubMed

Global health electives in the COVID-19 era: resuming travel and strengthening global health academic partnerships Int J Med Educ. 2022 05 31; 13:143-147. . View in PubMed

Maternal Vaccination and Risk of Hospitalization for Covid-19 among Infants N Engl J Med. 2022 07 14; 387(2):109-119. . View in PubMed

SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell memory with common TCRaß motifs is established in unvaccinated children who seroconvert after infectionImmunity. 2022 07 12; 55(7):1299-1315. e4. . View in PubMed

BNT162b2 Protection against the Omicron Variant in Children and Adolescents N Engl J Med. 2022 05 19; 386(20):1899-1909. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of BNT162b2 Vaccine against Critical Covid-19 in Adolescents N Engl J Med. 2022 02 24; 386(8):713-723. . View in PubMed

Human Milk SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies up to 6 Months After Vaccination Pediatrics. 2022 02 01; 149(2). . View in PubMed

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine Booster Effects Are Seen in Human Milk Antibody Response Front Nutr. 2022; 9:898849. . View in PubMed

Saliva RT-PCR Sensitivity Over the Course of SARS-COV-2 Infection-Reply JAMA. 2022 01 11; 327(2):183-184. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA Vaccination Against COVID-19 Hospitalization Among Persons Aged 12-18 Years - United States, June-September 2021 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Oct 22; 70(42):1483-1488. . View in PubMed

Early exposure to antibiotics in the neonatal intensive care unit alters the taxonomic and functional infant gut microbiome J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2021 Oct; 34(20):3335-3343. . View in PubMed

Increased viral variants in children and young adults with impaired humoral immunity and persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection: A consecutive case series EBioMedicine. 2021 May; 67:103355. . View in PubMed

In-depth analysis of laboratory parameters reveals the interplay between sex, age, and systemic inflammation in individuals with COVID-19 Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Apr; 105:579-587. . View in PubMed

Persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection and increasing viral variants in children and young adults with impaired humoral immunity medRxiv. 2021 Mar 02. . View in PubMed

Saliva Is a Promising Alternative Specimen for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Children and Adults J Clin Microbiol. 2021 01 21; 59(2). . View in PubMed

Current knowledge of Chagas-related heart disease among pediatric cardiologists in the United States BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2021 03 02; 21(1):116. . View in PubMed

Change in Saliva RT-PCR Sensitivity Over the Course of SARS-CoV-2 Infection JAMA. 2021 09 21; 326(11):1065-1067. . View in PubMed

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Dynamics in Households With Children, Los Angeles, California Front Pediatr. 2021; 9:752993. . View in PubMed

Winter Air Pollution from Domestic Coal Fired Heating in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Is Strongly Associated with a Major Seasonal Cyclic Decrease in Successful Fecundity Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 03 09; 18(5). . View in PubMed

Saliva is a promising alternative specimen for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in children and adults medRxiv. 2020 Oct 27. . View in PubMed

Intervention to reduce carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a neonatal intensive care unit Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 06; 41(6):710-715. . View in PubMed

SENTINEL1: Two-Season Study of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalizations among US. Infants Born at 29 to 35 Weeks' Gestational Age Not Receiving Immunoprophylaxis. Am J Perinatol. 2020 03; 37(4):421-429. . View in PubMed

Beyond the Bacterial Microbiome: Virome of Human Milk and Effects on the Developing Infant Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2020; 94:86-93. . View in PubMed

Contributions to human breast milk microbiome and enteromammary transfer of Bifidobacterium breve PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0219633. . View in PubMed

The Microbiota of the Human Mammary Ecosystem Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020; 10:586667. . View in PubMed

Closing the Brief Case: Inherited Chromosomally Integrated Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) in the Age of Multiplex HHV-6 Testing J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Oct; 57(10). . View in PubMed

Notes from the Field: Fatal Naegleria fowleri Meningoencephalitis After Swimming in Hot Spring Water - California, 2018 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Sep 13; 68(36):793-794. . View in PubMed

Eight-Year-Old Male With Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Aug; 6(8):ofz349. . View in PubMed

Age-Stratified Risk of Critical Illness in Young Children Presenting to the Emergency Department with Suspected InfluenzaJ Pediatr. 2019 12; 215:132-138. e2. . View in PubMed

The Brief Case: Inherited Chromosomally Integrated Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) in the Age of Multiplex HHV-6 Testing J Clin Microbiol. 2019 10; 57(10). . View in PubMed

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Children's Hospitals: 2014-2017 Pediatrics. 2019 09; 144(3). . View in PubMed

Pediatric Inpatient Immunizations: A Literature Review Hosp Pediatr. 2019 07; 9(7):550-559. . View in PubMed

Impact of Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Confirmed Hospitalizations on Caregivers of US Preterm Infants Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 07; 58(8):837-850. . View in PubMed

Vaccine health beliefs and educational influences among pediatric residents Vaccine. 2019 02 04; 37(6):857-862. . View in PubMed

Shared and Distinct Features of Human Milk and Infant Stool Viromes Front Microbiol. 2018; 9:1162. . View in PubMed

Mother's Milk: A Purposeful Contribution to the Development of the Infant Microbiota and Immunity Front Immunol. 2018; 9:361. . View in PubMed

Quantification of variation and the impact of biomass in targeted 16S rRNA gene sequencing studies Microbiome. 2018 09 10; 6(1):155. . View in PubMed

Meta-analysis of effects of exclusive breastfeeding on infant gut microbiota across populations Nat Commun. 2018 10 09; 9(1):4169. . View in PubMed

Abdominal Actinomycosis in Children: A Case Report and Literature Review Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 03; 36(3):e76-e79. . View in PubMed

SENTINEL1: An Observational Study of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalizations among US. Infants Born at 29 to 35 Weeks' Gestational Age Not Receiving Immunoprophylaxis. Am J Perinatol. 2017 01; 34(1):51-61. . View in PubMed

Association Between Breast Milk Bacterial Communities and Establishment and Development of the Infant Gut Microbiome JAMA Pediatr. 2017 07 01; 171(7):647-654. . View in PubMed

Influenza Vaccine is Protective Against Laboratory-confirmed Influenza in Obese Children Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Apr; 35(4):440-5. . View in PubMed

Closing the Brief Case: Neonatal Meningitis Caused by Listeria monocytogenes Diagnosed by Multiplex Molecular Panel J Clin Microbiol. 2016 12; 54(12):3075. . View in PubMed

The Brief Case: Neonatal Meningitis Caused by Listeria monocytogenes Diagnosed by Multiplex Molecular Panel J Clin Microbiol. 2016 12; 54(12):2846-2849. . View in PubMed

Maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of HIV-uninfected infants Sci Transl Med. 2016 07 27; 8(349):349ra100. . View in PubMed

Parental perceptions and predictors of consent for school-located influenza vaccination in urban elementary school children in the United States Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2015 Sep; 9(5):255-62. . View in PubMed

Pediatric carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Los Angeles, California, a high-prevalence region in the United States Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Jan; 34(1):11-6. . View in PubMed

School-located influenza vaccination decreases laboratory-confirmed influenza and improves school attendance Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 01; 59(3):325-32. . View in PubMed

Significant morbidity and mortality attributable to rothia mucilaginosa infections in children with hematological malignancies or following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Aug; 30(5):445-54. . View in PubMed

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of school personnel regarding influenza, vaccinations, and school outbreaks J Sch Health. 2013 Aug; 83(8):554-61. . View in PubMed

The use of intravenous colistin among children in the United States: results from a multicenter, case series Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jan; 32(1):17-22. . View in PubMed

Oseltamivir treatment and prophylaxis in a neonatal intensive care unit during a 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak J Perinatol. 2011 Jul; 31(7):487-93. . View in PubMed

Survival and transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from fomites Am J Infect Control. 2011 Apr; 39(3):219-25. . View in PubMed

Group B streptococcal conjugate vaccines elicit functional antibodies independent of strain O-acetylation Vaccine. 2009 Jul 16; 27(33):4452-6. . View in PubMed

Alpha C protein-specific immunity in humans with group B streptococcal colonization and invasive disease Vaccine. 2008 Jan 24; 26(4):502-8. . View in PubMed

Group B Streptococcus bacteremia elicits beta C protein-specific IgMand IgG in humans J Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 01; 195(3):353-6. . View in PubMed

Infective pyomyositis and myositis in children in the era of community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Oct 15; 43(8):953-60. . View in PubMed

An unusual cause of sepsis and meningitis in a neonate Semin Pediatr Infect Dis. 2006 Oct; 17(4):187225-7. . View in PubMed

An unusual case of chronic soft-tissue infection and more in a young infant Semin Pediatr Infect Dis. 2006 Jan; 17(1):446-9. . View in PubMed

Advances in antifungal therapy Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Oct; 24(10):921-2. . View in PubMed

Failure to diagnose Kawasaki disease at the extremes of the pediatric age range Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004 Aug; 23(8):789-91. . View in PubMed

Hypercholesterolemia superimposed by experimental hypertension induces differential distribution of collagen and elastin Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2000 Dec; 20(12):2566-72. . View in PubMed

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