Dr. Gerard Rabalais is a pediatric infectious disease specialist practicing in Louisville, KY. Dr. Rabalais specializes in recurring or persistent diseases caused by bacteria, parasites or fungus in infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric infectious disease specialists also provide consultation to other health care professionals dealing with complex cases.
Education and Training
La State Univ Sch of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 1981
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans 1981
- Prepaid capitation versus fee-for-service reimbursement in a Medicaid population.
- Penicillin minimum inhibitory concentration drift in identical sequential Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from colonized healthy infants.
- West Nile virus encephalitis in a child with left-side weakness.
- Antibodies to recombinant-derived glycoprotein B after natural human cytomegalovirus infection correlate with neutralizing activity.
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and early-onset group B streptococcal sepsis.
- Successful medical treatment of presumed Candida endocarditis in critically ill infants.
- Immunization of high-risk infants younger than 18 months of age with
- Radiological case of the month. Visceral larva migrans.
- Ganciclovir therapy of congenital cytomegalovirus pneumonia.
- Telemedicine and the pediatric tertiary care center: presented as the 2002 melinda j. Pouncey memorial lecture.
- A Department Chairman's Journey to Better Teaching.
- Recruitment and Retention: Recommendations from the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs Education Committee and the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics Task Force on Community Preceptors.
- A 12-year-old girl with a rash and pulmonary infiltrations.
- Duration of pharyngeal carriage of Haemophilus influenzae type b in children hospitalized with systemic infections.
- The pediatric infectious diseases developmental screening test.
- Congenital cytomegalovirus disease in the Louisville area: a significant public health problem.
- Ontogeny of glycoprotein gB-specific antibody and neutralizing activity during natural cytomegalovirus infection.
- Measles-mumps-rubella immunization of susceptible hospital employees during a community measles outbreak: cost-effectiveness and protective efficacy.
- Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for rapid measurement of serum-neutralizing activity against human cytomegalovirus.
- Successful use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a newborn with herpes simplex virus pneumonia.
- Organism isolation and serum bactericidal titers in oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric osteomyelitis.
- Potential cost savings through rapid diagnosis of enteroviral meningitis.
- Charity Hosp/Tulane Med Ctr
- LSU HEALTH SCIENCES
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