Publications

Publications

Biber A, Abuelaish I, Rahav G, Raz M, Cohen L, Valinsky L, Taran D, Goral A, Elhamdany A, Regev-Yochay G; PICR Study Group. A typical hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone is widespread in the community in the Gaza strip. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42864. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

G. Regev-Yochay,  I Abullaish, R Malley, B Shainberg, M Varon, Y Roytman, A Ziv, A Goral, A Elhamdany,  G Rahav and M Raz   for the Palestinian-Israeli Collaborative Research (PICR) study group. S. pneumoniae carriage in the Gaza strip. PLoS One 2012; 7(4):e35061 Apr. 23

E. Leshem, A Maayan-Metzger , G Rahav, M Dolitzki, J Kuint, Y Roytman, A Goral, I Novikov,  R Fluss, N Keller and G. Regev-Yochay. Transmission of Staphylococcus aureus from Mothers to Newborns. Pediat Infect Dis J Dec. 2012 Apr. 31; 360-363

G. Regev-Yochay,  M. Raz, R. Dagan, H. Roizin, B. Morag, S. Hetman, S. Ringel, N. Ben-Israel, M. Varon, E. Somekh, E. Rubinstein. Reduction in Antibiotic use following a cluster randomized controlled multifaceted intervention; The Israeli Judicious antibiotic prescription (IJAP) study. Clin Infect Dis 2011 Jul 1;53(1):33-41

Y. Maor, M. Raz, E. Rubinstein, E. Derazne, S. Ringel, G. Rahav and G. Regev-Yochay. Changing Parents’ Opinions Regarding Antibiotic Use in Primary Care. Eur J Pediatrics. 2011 Mar;170(3):359-64

G. Regev-Yochay,  WP Hanage, K Trzcinski, SL Rifas-Shiman, G Lee, A Bessolo, SH Huang, SI Pelton, JA Finkelstein, M. Lipstich and R. Malley. Re-emergence of the Type 1 Pilus among Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Massachusetts, USA. Vaccine 2010 Jul 5;28(30):4842-6

D. Ben-David, Y. Maor, N. Keller, G. Regev-Yochay, I. Tal, D. Shachar, A. Zlotkin, G. Smollan and G. Rahav.  Potential Role of Active Surveillance in the Control of a Hospital-Wide Outbreak of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Infection.  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2010. Jun; 31(6):620-6.

G. Regev-Yochay, M. Raz, Y. Carmeli, B. Shainberg, S. Navon-Venezia, E. Pinco, A. Leavitt, N. Keller, G. Rahav , R. Malley and E. Rubinstein    for the Maccabi IJAP Study Group. Parental Staphylococcus aureus-carriage is a major risk factor for staphylococcal carriage in young children. Pediat Infect Dis J Dec. 2009. Nov;28 (11):960-5

G. Regev-Yochay, M. Lipsitch, A. Basset, E. Rubinstein, R. Dagan, M. Raz and R. Malley. The pneumococcal pilus predicts the absence of Staphylococcus aureus co-colonization in pneumococcal carriers. Clinic Infect Dis. Feb. 2009. Mar 15;48(6):760-3.

L. Selva, D. Viana, G. Regev-Yochay, K. Trzcinski, J. M. Corpa, D. Lasa, R. Novick and J. Penades. Killing Niche Competitors by Remote-Control Phage Induction. P Natl Acad Sci USA 2009. Jan 27;106(4):1234-8.

D.M. Weinberger, R. Dagan, N. Givon-Lavi, G. Regev-Yochay, R. Malley and M. Lipsitch. Epidemiologic evidence for serotype-specific acquired immunity to pneumococcal carriage. J Infect. Dis. 2008. June1; 197(11):1511-8

G. Regev-Yochay, R. Malley, E. Rubinstein, M. Raz, R. Dagan and M. Lipsitch. In vitro bactericidal activity of Streptococcus pneumoniae and susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from co-colonized vs. non-co-colonized children. J Clinic Microbiol. 2008.Feb;46(2):747-9.

G. Regev-Yochay, M. Lipsitch, K. Trzcinski, C. M. Thompson and R. Malley. SpxB is a pneumococcal suicide gene and confers a selective advantage in colonization. J. Bacteriology. 2007; Sept 189(18); 6532-9

G. Regev-Yochay, K. Trzcinski, C. M. Thompson, R. Malley, M. Lipsitch. Interference between S. pneumoniae and S. aureus; in vitro hydrogen peroxide mediated killing by S. pneumoniae. J. Bacteriology. 2006; 188: 4996-5001.

G. Regev-Yochay, E. Rubinstein, A. Barzilai, Y. Carmeli, J. Kuint, J. Etienne, M. Blech, G. Smollen, A. Maayan-Metzger, A. Leavitt, G. Rahav and N. Keller. A Nosocomial Outbreak of a suspected Community-associated-Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005; 11: 453-456.

G. Regev-Yochay, R. Dagan, M. Raz, Y. Carmeli, B. Sheinberg, E. Derazne, G. Rahav, and E. Rubinstein. Association between carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus in children. JAMA. 2004; 292: 716-720.

G. Regev-Yochay, M. Raz, R. Dagan, N. Porat, B. Shainberg, E. Pinco, N. Keller and E. Rubinstein. Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae by adults and children in community and family settings. Clin Infect Dis. 2004; 38: 632-9.

G. Regev-Yochay, M. Raz, B. Shainberg, R. Dagan, M. Varon, M. Dushenat and E. Rubinstein. Antibiotic treatment, young age, and day care center attendance are independent risk factors for carriage of penicillin non-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae. Scand J Infect Dis 2003; 35: 219-222.

E. Schwartz, G. Regev-Yochay and D. Kurnik. Primaquine dose adjustment for radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria . Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2000; 62 (3): 393-5.

E. Schwartz and G. Regev-Yochay. Primaquine versus mefloquine or doxycycline as malaria prophylaxis for non-immune travelers. Clin Infect Dis 1999;29:1502-6.