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Larry Kociolek

TitleClinical Associate
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPediatrics
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    1. Cotter JM, Nicholson MR, Kociolek LK. An Infectious Diseases Perspective on Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridioides difficile Infection in Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Dec 27; 8(6):580-584. PMID: 31550348.
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    2. Kociolek LK. Moving the Needle on C. difficile Research in Children: A Major Step Forward but Challenges Remain. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 27. PMID: 31773137.
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    3. Yin J, Kociolek LK, Same RG, Hsu AJ, Amoah J, Tamma PD. Oral Vancomycin May Be Associated With Earlier Symptom Resolution Than Metronidazole for Hospitalized Children With Nonsevere Clostridiodes difficile Infections. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Dec; 6(12):ofz492. PMID: 31950069.
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    4. Balaji A, Ozer EA, Kociolek LK. Clostridioides difficile Whole-Genome Sequencing Reveals Limited Within-Host Genetic Diversity in a Pediatric Cohort. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Sep; 57(9). PMID: 31315950.
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    5. Ochfeld E, Balmert LC, Patel SJ, Muller WJ, Kociolek LK. Risk factors for Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection following solid organ transplantation in children. Transpl Infect Dis. 2019 Oct; 21(5):e13149. PMID: 31332916.
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    6. Kociolek LK, Davidovics ZH, Kahn SA, Kellermayer R. Response to: Treatment of (Recurrent) Clostridioides difficile Infections in Children and Adults. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Aug; 69(2):e58-e59. PMID: 31169659.
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    7. Kociolek LK, Espinosa RO, Gerding DN, Hauser AR, Ozer EA, Budz M, Balaji A, Chen X, Tanz RR, Yalcinkaya N, Conner ME, Savidge T, Kelly CP. Natural Clostridioides difficile toxin immunization in colonized infants. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 29. PMID: 31253983.
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    8. Balaji AB, Sichel JS, Kociolek LK. Lack of false-positive results for Clostridioides difficile toxins A and B using two commercial enzyme immunoassays in pediatric patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 07; 40(7):825-826. PMID: 31032759.
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    9. Forkpa H, Rupp AH, Shulman ST, Patel SJ, Gray EL, Zheng X, Bovee M, Kociolek LK. Association Between Children's Hospital Visitor Restrictions and Healthcare-Associated Viral Respiratory Infections: A Quasi-Experimental Study. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Apr 16. PMID: 30989226.
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    10. Kociolek LK, Kutty PK, Polgreen PM, Beekmann SE. Healthcare provider diagnostic testing practices for identification of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile in children: an Emerging Infections Network survey. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 03; 40(3):276-280. PMID: 30767829.
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    11. Reuter CH, Palac HL, Kociolek LK, Zheng XT, Chao YY, Patel RM, Patel SJ. Ideal and Actual Impact of Rapid Diagnostic Testing and Antibiotic Stewardship on Antibiotic Prescribing and Clinical Outcomes in Children With Positive Blood Cultures. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019 02; 38(2):131-137. PMID: 29750765.
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    12. Davidovics ZH, Michail S, Nicholson MR, Kociolek LK, Pai N, Hansen R, Schwerd T, Maspons A, Shamir R, Szajewska H, Thapar N, de Meij T, Mosca A, Vandenplas Y, Kahn SA, Kellermayer R. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection and Other Conditions in Children: A Joint Position Paper From the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 01; 68(1):130-143. PMID: 30540704.
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    13. Chao YY, Kociolek LK, Zheng XT, Scardina T, Patel SJ. Utilizing the electronic health record to construct antibiograms for previously healthy children with urinary tract infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 12; 39(12):1473-1475. PMID: 30303060.
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    14. O'Gorman MA, Michaels MG, Kaplan SL, Otley A, Kociolek LK, Hoffenberg EJ, Kim KS, Nachman S, Pfefferkorn MD, Sentongo T, Sullivan JE, Sears P. Safety and Pharmacokinetic Study of Fidaxomicin in Children With Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea: A Phase 2a Multicenter Clinical Trial. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Aug 17; 7(3):210-218. PMID: 28575523.
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    15. Kociolek LK, Perdue ER, Fawley WN, Wilcox MH, Gerding DN, Johnson S. Correlation between restriction endonuclease analysis and PCR ribotyping for the identification of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile clinical strains. Anaerobe. 2018 Dec; 54:1-7. PMID: 30009944.
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    16. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN, Espinosa RO, Patel SJ, Shulman ST, Ozer EA. Clostridium difficile Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Limited Transmission Among Symptomatic Children: A Single-Center Analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 07 02; 67(2):229-234. PMID: 29370348.
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    17. Kociolek LK, Ozer EA, Gerding DN, Hecht DW, Patel SJ, Hauser AR. Whole-genome analysis reveals the evolution and transmission of an MDR DH/NAP11/106 Clostridium difficile clone in a paediatric hospital. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 05 01; 73(5):1222-1229. PMID: 29342270.
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    18. Patel RM, Kociolek LK, Merrick E, Reuter C, Kronforst K, Zheng X, Patel SJ. Safety of Palivizumab Stewardship in Conjunction with Infection Prevention and Control Strategies for Healthcare-Associated Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 04; 39(4):485-487. PMID: 29463335.
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    19. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN, Hecht DW, Ozer EA. Comparative genomics analysis of Clostridium difficile epidemic strain DH/NAP11/106. Microbes Infect. 2018 04; 20(4):245-253. PMID: 29391259.
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    20. Kociolek LK. Clostridium difficile infection and commonly used pediatric medications. J Pediatr. 2017 11; 190:287-290. PMID: 29144257.
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    21. Corkum KS, Jones RE, Reuter CH, Kociolek LK, Morgan E, Lautz TB. Central venous catheter salvage in children with Staphylococcus aureus central line-associated bloodstream infection. Pediatr Surg Int. 2017 Nov; 33(11):1201-1207. PMID: 28948347.
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    22. Chao Y, Reuter C, Kociolek LK, Patel R, Zheng X, Patel SJ. Optimizing empiric therapy for Gram-negative bloodstream infections in children. J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jun; 99(2):145-147. PMID: 28951070.
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    23. Ozer EA, Hauser AR, Gerding DN, Espinosa RO, Hecht DW, Kociolek LK. Complete Genome Sequence of Clostridioides difficile Epidemic Strain DH/NAP11/106/ST-42, Isolated from Stool from a Pediatric Patient with Diarrhea. Genome Announc. 2017 Sep 21; 5(38). PMID: 28935729.
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    24. Kociolek LK, Bovee M, Carter D, Ciolino JD, Patel R, O'Donnell A, Rupp AH, Zheng X, Shulman ST, Patel SJ. Impact of a Healthcare Provider Educational Intervention on Frequency of Clostridium difficile Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing in Children: A Segmented Regression Analysis. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 01; 6(2):142-148. PMID: 27190172.
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    25. Kociolek LK. Strategies for Optimizing the Diagnostic Predictive Value of Clostridium difficile Molecular Diagnostics. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 05; 55(5):1244-1248. PMID: 28275072.
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    26. Spiekerman KM, Patel SJ, Patel R, Kociolek LK. Availability, perceptions, and characteristics of antibiograms among Illinois pediatricians. Infect Drug Resist. 2016; 9:269-274. PMID: 27980428.
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    27. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN, Osmolski JR, Patel SJ, Snydman DR, McDermott LA, Hecht DW. Differences in the Molecular Epidemiology and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Clostridium difficile Isolates in Pediatric and Adult Patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 08; 60(8):4896-900. PMID: 27270275.
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    28. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN. Breakthroughs in the treatment and prevention of Clostridium difficile infection. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Mar; 13(3):150-60. PMID: 26860266.
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    29. Kociolek LK, Patel SJ, Zheng X, Todd KM, Shulman ST, Gerding DN. Clinical and Microbiologic Assessment of Cases of Pediatric Community-associated Clostridium difficile Infection Reveals Opportunities for Improved Testing Decisions. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Feb; 35(2):157-61. PMID: 26517329.
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    30. Burnham CA, Dubberke ER, Kociolek LK, Polage CR, Riley TV. Clostridium difficile-Diagnostic and Clinical Challenges. Clin Chem. 2016 Feb; 62(2):310-4. PMID: 26656133.
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    31. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN. Clinical Utility of Laboratory Detection of Clostridium difficile Strain BI/NAP1/027. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jan; 54(1):19-24. PMID: 26511742.
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    32. Lateef O, Hota B, Landon E, Kociolek LK, Morita J, Black S, Noskin G, Kelleher M, Curell K, Galat A, Ansell D, Segreti J, Weber SG. Chicago Ebola Response Network (CERN): A Citywide Cross-hospital Collaborative for Infectious Disease Preparedness. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 15; 61(10):1554-7. PMID: 26123936.
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    33. Kociolek LK, Palac HL, Patel SJ, Shulman ST, Gerding DN. Risk Factors for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in Children: A Nested Case-Control Study. J Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 167(2):384-9. PMID: 26001313.
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    34. Kociolek LK, Patel SJ, Shulman ST, Gerding DN. Molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections in children: a retrospective cohort study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Apr; 36(4):445-51. PMID: 25782900.
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    35. Kociolek LK, Patel SJ, Shulman ST, Gerding DN. Concomitant Medical Conditions and Therapies Preclude Accurate Classification of Children With Severe or Severe Complicated Clostridium difficile Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec; 4(4):e139-42. PMID: 26582882.
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    36. Kociolek LK, Gerding DN. Is pediatric Clostridium difficile infection associated with prior antibiotic exposure? Future Microbiol. 2014; 9(7):825-8. PMID: 25156370.
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    37. Guzman-Cottrill JA, Ravin KA, Bryant KA, Zerr DM, Kociolek L, Siegel JD. Infection prevention and control in residential facilities for pediatric patients and their families. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Oct; 34(10):1003-41. PMID: 24018919.
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    38. Kociolek LK, Sandora TJ. National variability in surveillance, testing, and infection prevention for Clostridium difficile infection in pediatric populations. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Oct; 41(10):933-5. PMID: 23790613.
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    39. Smith D, Alverdy J, An G, Coleman M, Garcia-Houchins S, Green J, Keegan K, Kelley ST, Kirkup BC, Kociolek L, Levin H, Landon E, Olsiewski P, Knight R, Siegel J, Weber S, Gilbert J. The Hospital Microbiome Project: Meeting Report for the 1st Hospital Microbiome Project Workshop on sampling design and building science measurements, Chicago, USA, June 7th-8th 2012. Stand Genomic Sci. 2013 Apr 15; 8(1):112-7. PMID: 23961316.
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    40. Kociolek LK, Shulman ST. In the clinic. Pharyngitis. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Sep 04; 157(5):ITC3-1 - ITC3-16. PMID: 22944886.
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    41. Kociolek LK, Stamos JK, Shulman ST. A Unique Presentation of Chronic Primary Sternal Osteomyelitis With Mediastinal Abscess. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2012 Jun; 1(2):160-3. PMID: 26619170.
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    42. Gregg B, Kociolek LK, Qin K, Rosenfield RL, Yu C. P450c17 deficiency caused by compound heterozygosity for two novel mutations presenting as hypotension in early infancy. Horm Res Paediatr. 2011; 76(6):434-41. PMID: 21822006.
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    43. Bierig SM, Ryan A, Ziaee A, Kociolek L, Simon J, Herrmann S, Labovitz AJ. Serial changes in systolic and diastolic echocardiographic indices as predictors of outcome in patients with decreased left ventricular ejection fraction. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2007 Oct; 8(5):369-74. PMID: 16931162.
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    44. Kociolek LK, Bierig SM, Herrmann SC, Labovitz AJ. Efficacy of atropine as a chronotropic agent in heart transplant patients undergoing dobutamine stress echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2006 May; 23(5):383-7. PMID: 16686620.
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