Dr. Allison Eckard is a pediatric infectious disease specialist practicing in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Eckard 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.
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- LL-37 concentrations and the relationship to vitamin D, immune status, and inflammation in HIV-infected children and young adults.
- Habitual nutrient intake in HIV-infected youth and associations with HIV-related factors.
- Effects of pregnancy on endothelial function and cardiovascular disease risk in
- Missed opportunities for prevention of mother-to-child transmission in the United States.
- Safety and Immunogenicity of Full-Dose Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV) Compared With Half-Dose TIV Administered to Children 6 Through 35 Months of Age.
- Bone health in HIV-infected children and adolescents.
- Efavirenz and ritonavir-boosted lopinavir use exhibited elevated markers of atherosclerosis across age groups in people living with HIV in Ethiopia.
- Amino Acid Concentrations in HIV-Infected Youth Compared to Healthy Controls and Associations with CD4 Counts and Inflammation.
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