Silvana Carr

Silvana Carr, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Contact Info 17 Davis Blvd., Suite 200
Tampa FL 33606

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  • M.D., Pediatrics, Federal Universityof Bahia, 1993

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Women & Children's Health


  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Society (Member, 2011 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Carr S, Bergamo D, Emmanuel P, & Ferreira J. Murine Typhus as a Cause of Cognitive Impairment: Case Report and a Review of the Literature. Pediatric Neurology. 50(3) : 265-8, 2014.
  • Carr S., Adderson E., Hakim H., Xiaoping X., Xiaowei Y., Caniza M. Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Seasonal influenza A and B viruses in immunocompromised Children and Young Adults. Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 31(11) : e202-7, 2012.
  • Carr S. Influenza. An overview with a Pediatric focus. Advances in Pediatrics. 59, 2012.
  • Carr S, Ilyushina N, Franks J, Adderson E., Caniza, M., Govorkova E, Webster RG. Detection of neuraminidase inhibitor resistance before and after oseltamivir treatment of Influenza in immunocompromised children. Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 4(30) : 284-288, 2011.
  • Carr S, McCullers J, Adderson E, Allison K, Srivastava D, Dawn N, Howard S, Navid F, Galindo C, Flynn P. A pilot study of FluMist, a live attenuated influenza vaccine, and inactivated influenza vaccine in children with cancer Journal of Infectious Diseases. 10(204) : 1475-1482, 2011.