Pediatric Infectious Disease

Publications 1991 2019

2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Approach to Immunization for the Traveling Child

Myers, A. L. & Christenson, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 29, 4, p. 745-757 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunization
Vaccination
Endemic Diseases
Risk-Taking
Skin Diseases
7 Citations (Scopus)

Asymptomatic malaria and other infections in children adopted from Ethiopia, United States, 2006–2011

Adebo, S. M., Eckerle, J. K., Andrews, M. E., Howard, C. R. & John, C., 2015, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21, 7, p. 1227-1229 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Malaria
Infection
Endemic Diseases
Polymerase Chain Reaction
2 Citations (Scopus)
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Abscess
Communicable Diseases
Drainage
Cohort Studies
Protozoan Antibodies
Protozoan Antigens
Protozoan Proteins
Malaria Vaccines
Falciparum Malaria
50 Citations (Scopus)

Global research priorities for infections that affect the nervous system

John, C., Carabin, H., Montano, S. M., Bangirana, P., Zunt, J. R. & Peterson, P. K., Nov 18 2015, In : Nature. 527, 7578, p. S178-S186

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nervous System
Infection
Research
Morbidity
Neuroschistosomiasis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing Extended-Infusion Cefepime as Standard of Care in a Children’s Hospital: A Prospective Descriptive Study

Nichols, K. R., Karmire, L. C., Cox, E., Kays, M. B. & Knoderer, C. A., Apr 16 2015, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 49, 4, p. 419-426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard of Care
Prospective Studies
cefepime
Pediatric Hospitals
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
30 Citations (Scopus)

Inhaled nitric oxide as adjunctive therapy for severe malaria: a randomized controlled trial

Hawkes, M. T., Conroy, A. L., Opoka, R. O., Hermann, L., Thorpe, K. E., McDonald, C., Kim, H., Higgins, S., Namasopo, S., John, C., Miller, C., Liles, W. C. & Kain, K. C., Oct 29 2015, In : Malaria Journal. 14, 1, 946.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
Nitric Oxide
Randomized Controlled Trials
Angiopoietin-2
Placebos
2 Citations (Scopus)

Linezolid-associated thrombocytopenia in children with renal impairment

Jones, S. J., Nichols, K. R., DeYoung, H. L., Cox, E. & Knoderer, C. A., 2015, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 4, 3, p. 272-275 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linezolid
Thrombocytopenia
Kidney
Creatinine
3 Citations (Scopus)

Measles and the risk posed by international travelers at the time of elimination or post-elimination

Hagmann, S. H. F. & Christenson, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 13, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measles
2 Citations (Scopus)

Success with Extended-Infusion Meropenem after Recurrence of Baclofen Pump-Related Achromobacter Xylosoxidans Meningitis in an Adolescent

Nichols, K. R., Knoderer, C. A., Jackson, N. G., Manaloor, J. J. & Christenson, J., Aug 25 2015, In : Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 28, 4, p. 430-433 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meropenem
Achromobacter denitrificans
Baclofen
Meningitis
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
1 Citation (Scopus)

Urinary tract infection in children: An update

Finnell, S. M., 2015, In : Open Urology and Nephrology Journal. 8, Suppl 3: M2, p. 92-95 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Tract Infections
Guidelines
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux
Pediatrics
Cicatrix
2016
20 Citations (Scopus)

Acute kidney injury is common in pediatric severe malaria and is associated with increased mortality

Conroy, A. L., Hawkes, M., Elphinstone, R. E., Morgan, C., Hermann, L., Barker, K. R., Namasopo, S., Opoka, R. O., John, C., Liles, W. C. & Kain, K. C., Apr 1 2016, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 3, 2, ofw046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Kidney Injury
Malaria
Pediatrics
Mortality
Cystatin C
16 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in Systemic Extracellular Heme and Hemopexin Are Associated with Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Ugandan Children with Severe Malaria

Elphinstone, R. E., Conroy, A. L., Hawkes, M., Hermann, L., Namasopo, S., Warren, H. S., John, C., Liles, W. C. & Kain, K. C., Oct 15 2016, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 214, 8, p. 1268-1275 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemopexin
Heme
Malaria
Acute Kidney Injury
Hemin
16 Citations (Scopus)

An Evaluation of Various Ventilator-Associated Infection Criteria in a PICU

Beardsley, A. L., Nitu, M., Cox, E. & Benneyworth, B. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 17, 1, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanical Ventilators
Infection
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Artificial Respiration
Respiratory Tract Infections

Answer to photo quiz: Streptobacillary rat bite fever or haverhill fever

Relich, R., Boyd, K. M., McCoy, M. H., Kaufman, C., Simpson, E. R. & Christenson, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 8, p. 2213-2214 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Rat-Bite Fever
Fever
20 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebral malaria is associated with long-term mental health disorders: A cross sectional survey of a long-term cohort

Idro, R., Kakooza-Mwesige, A., Asea, B., Ssebyala, K., Bangirana, P., Opoka, R. O., Lubowa, S. K., Semrud-Clikeman, M., John, C. & Nalugya, J., Mar 31 2016, In : Malaria Journal. 15, 1, 184.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Mental Disorders
Mental Health
Cross-Sectional Studies
Anemia

Concomitant Fundoplication with Gastrostomy: A Two-State Comparison Showing Continued Use of Reflux Medications

Fox, D., Campagna, E. J., Finnell, S. M., Partrick, D. A. & Kempe, A., Apr 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fundoplication
Gastrostomy
Medicaid
Observational Studies
Prescriptions
9 Citations (Scopus)

Delaying Iron therapy until 28 days after antimalarial treatment is associated with greater Iron incorporation and equivalent hematologic recovery after 56 days in children: A randomized controlled trial

Cusick, S. E., Opoka, R. O., Abrams, S. A., John, C., Georgieff, M. K. & Mupere, E., 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition. 146, 9, p. 1769-1774 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antimalarials
Iron
Randomized Controlled Trials
Therapeutics
Hemoglobins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Differing causes of lactic acidosis and deep breathing in cerebral malaria and severe malarial anemia may explain differences in acidosis-related mortality

Brand, N. R., Opoka, R. O., Hamre, K. E. S. & John, C., Sep 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 9, e0163728.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Lactic Acidosis
acidosis
Acidosis
anemia

Fever, rash, and polyarthralgia in a 5-year-old male

Relich, R., Boyd, K. M., McCoy, M. H., Kaufman, C., Simpson, E. R. & Christenson, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 8, p. 1937 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Arthralgia
Exanthema
Fever

Hepatitis A, B, and C

Christenson, J. & Manaloor, J. J., Oct 1 2016, In : Pediatrics in Review. 37, 10, p. 426-438 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis Viruses
Passive Immunization
5 Citations (Scopus)

Host biomarkers are associated with response to therapy and long-term mortality in pediatric severe malaria

Conroy, A. L., Hawkes, M., McDonald, C. R., Kim, H., Higgins, S. J., Barker, K. R., Namasopo, S., Opoka, R. O., John, C., Liles, W. C. & Kain, K. C., 2016, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 3, 3, ofw134.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Angiopoietin-2
Malaria
Biomarkers
Pediatrics
Mortality
3 Citations (Scopus)

Iron, inflammation, and malaria in the pregnant woman and her child: Saving lives, saving brains

Cusick, S. E. & John, C., Oct 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 4, p. 739-740 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Malaria
Pregnant Women
Iron
Inflammation
Brain
1 Citation (Scopus)

Longevity of genotype-specific immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 in Kenyan children from regions of different malaria transmission intensity

Bowman, N. M., Juliano, J. J., Snider, C. J., Kharabora, O., Meshnick, S. R., Vulule, J., John, C. & Moormann, A. M., Sep 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 3, p. 580-587 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Merozoite Surface Protein 1
Plasmodium falciparum
Malaria
Genotype
Interferon-gamma
7 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term behavioral problems in children with severe malaria

Ssenkusu, J. M., Hodges, J. S., Opoka, R. O., Idro, R., Shapiro, E., John, C. & Bangirana, P., Nov 1 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 5, e20161965.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
Cerebral Malaria
Anemia
Problem Behavior
Uganda
2 Citations (Scopus)

Malassezia Pneumonia: A Rare Complication of Parenteral Nutrition Therapy

Baker, R. M., Stegink, R. J., Manaloor, J. J., Schmitt, B., Stevens, J. & Christenson, J., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 40, 8, p. 1194-1196 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition Therapy
Malassezia
Parenteral Nutrition
Pneumonia
Tinea Versicolor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Methemoglobin and nitric oxide therapy in Ugandan children hospitalized for febrile illness: Results from a prospective cohort study and randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial

Conroy, A. L., Hawkes, M., Hayford, K., Hermann, L., McDonald, C. R., Sharma, S., Namasopo, S., Opoka, R. O., John, C., Liles, W. C., Miller, C. & Kain, K. C., Nov 4 2016, In : BMC Pediatrics. 16, 1, 177.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methemoglobin
Hospitalized Child
Nitric Oxide
Cohort Studies
Fever
35 Citations (Scopus)

Perioperative management and outcomes of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula

Lal, D. R., Gadepalli, S. K., Downard, C. D., Ostlie, D. J., Minneci, P. C., Swedler, R. M., Chelius, T., Cassidy, L., Rapp, C. T., Deans, K. J., Fallat, M. E., Finnell, S. M., Helmrath, M. A., Hirschl, R. B., Kabre, R. S., Leys, C. M., Mak, G., Raque, J., Rescorla, F., Saito, J. M. & 4 others, St. Peter, S. D., von Allmen, D., Warner, B. W. & Sato, T. T., Aug 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant Care
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Demography
Heart Diseases
Morbidity
11 Citations (Scopus)

Perspective piece successful global health research partnerships: What makes them work?

John, C., Ayodo, G. & Musoke, P., Jan 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 94, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Uganda
Kenya
Global Health
Communication
7 Citations (Scopus)

Primaquine plus artemisinin combination therapy for reduction of malaria transmission: Promise and risk

John, C., 2016, In : BMC Medicine. 14, 1, 65.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Primaquine
Malaria
Culicidae
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
Therapeutics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Prophylactic antibiotics for prevention of cholangitis in patients with biliary atresia status post-kasai portoenterostomy: A systematic review

Decharun, K., Leys, C. M., West, K. W. & Finnell, S. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Clinical Pediatrics. 55, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biliary Atresia
Cholangitis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Randomized Controlled Trials
Bibliographic Databases
26 Citations (Scopus)

Reaffirmation of aap clinical practice guideline: The diagnosis and management of the initial urinary tract infection in febrile infants and young children 2-24 months of age

Subcommittee on Urinary Tract Infection, Dec 1 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 6, e20163026.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Practice Guidelines
Urinary Tract Infections
Fever
21 Citations (Scopus)

Selecting measures for the neurodevelopmental assessment of children in low- and middle-income countries

Semrud-Clikeman, M., Romero, R. A. A., Prado, E. L., Shapiro, E. G., Bangirana, P. & John, C., Sep 10 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Child Neuropsychology. p. 1-42 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Personnel
Micronutrients
Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
Malnutrition
2 Citations (Scopus)

Splenomegaly of unknown etiology in Congolese refugees applying for resettlement to the United States — Uganda, 2015

Goers, M., Ope, M. O., Samuels, A., Gitu, N., Akandwanaho, S., Nabwami, G., Nyoka, R., Cetron, M. S., Dalal, W., Conroy, A. L., Cantey, P., John, C., Naoum, M., Weinberg, M., Marano, N. & Stauffer, W., Sep 9 2016, In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 65, 35, p. 943-944 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

5 Citations (Scopus)

The endothelial protein C receptor rs867186-GG genotype is associated with increased soluble EPCR and could mediate protection against severe malaria

Shabani, E., Opoka, R. O., Bangirana, P., Park, G. S., Vercellotti, G. M., Guan, W., Hodges, J. S., Lavstsen, T. & John, C., Jun 3 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 27084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein C
Malaria
Genotype
Communicable Diseases
Immunologic Factors
69 Citations (Scopus)
Latin America
Microbial Drug Resistance
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Hospitalized Child
Newborn Infant
2017

Agents of Eumycotic Mycetoma: Pseudallescheria boydii (Anamorph Scedosporium apiospermum)

Cox, E. & Manaloor, J., Jun 21 2017, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1287-1291.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pseudallescheria
Scedosporium
Mycetoma
7 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebrospinal fluid kynurenine and kynurenic acid concentrations are associated with coma duration and long-term neurocognitive impairment in Ugandan children with cerebral malaria

Holmberg, D., Franzén-Röhl, E., Idro, R., Opoka, R. O., Bangirana, P., Sellgren, C. M., Wickström, R., Färnert, A., Schwieler, L., Engberg, G. & John, C., Jul 28 2017, In : Malaria Journal. 16, 1, 303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kynurenic Acid
Cerebral Malaria
Kynurenine
Coma
Cerebrospinal Fluid
10 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical comparison of retinopathy-positive and retinopathy-negative cerebral Malaria

Villaverde, C., Namazzi, R., Shabani, E., Opoka, R. O. & John, C., 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 96, 5, p. 1176-1184 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Physical Examination
Retinal Hemorrhage
Uganda
Parasitemia
7 Citations (Scopus)

Decrease in numbers of naive and resting B cells in HIV-infected Kenyan Adults leads to a proportional increase in total and plasmodium falciparum-specific atypical memory B cells

Frosch, A. E., Odumade, O. A., Taylor, J. J., Ireland, K., Ayodo, G., Ondigo, B., Narum, D. L., Vulule, J. & John, C., Jun 15 2017, In : Journal of Immunology. 198, 12, p. 4629-4638 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasmodium falciparum
B-Lymphocytes
HIV
HIV-1
Membranes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Delaying the start of iron until 28 days after antimalarial treatment is associated with lower incidence of subsequent illness in children with malaria and iron deficiency

Jaramillo, E. G., Mupere, E., Opoka, R. O., Hodges, J. S., Lund, T. C., Georgieff, M. K., John, C. & Cusick, S. E., Aug 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 8, e0183977.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

antimalarials
Antimalarials
malaria
Malaria
Iron
5 Citations (Scopus)
Mentors
Qualitative Research
mentoring
qualitative research
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid tumour necrosis factor is associated with acute and long-term neurocognitive impairment in cerebral malaria

Shabani, E., Ouma, B. J., Idro, R., Bangirana, P., Opoka, R. O., Park, G. S., Conroy, A. L. & John, C., Jul 1 2017, In : Parasite Immunology. 39, 7, e12438.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Neurologic Manifestations
Central Nervous System

Histoplasma capsulatum (Histoplasmosis)

Christenson, J. & Kleiman, M. B., Jun 21 2017, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1259-1266.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Histoplasma
Histoplasmosis
7 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of a national guideline on antibiotic selection for hospitalized pneumonia

Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings Network, Apr 1 2017, In : Pediatrics. 139, 4, e20163231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonia
Guidelines
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Penicillins
Publications
1 Citation (Scopus)

Interferon- γ responses to Plasmodium falciparum vaccine candidate antigens decrease in the absence of malaria transmission

Ayieko, C., Ogola, B. S., Ochola, L., Ngwena, G. A. M., Ayodo, G., Hodges, J. S., Noland, G. S. & John, C., 2017, In : PeerJ. 2017, 1, e2855.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasmodium falciparum
interferons
malaria
Interferons
Malaria

Laboratory Diagnosis of Infection Due to Bacteria, Fungi, Parasites, and Rickettsiae

Christenson, J., Korgenski, E. K. & Relich, R., Jun 21 2017, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1422-1434.e3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Laboratory Infection
Rickettsia
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Parasites
Fungi
14 Citations (Scopus)

Neurodevelopment: The impact of nutrition and inflammation during early to middle childhood in low-resource settings

John, C., Black, M. M. & Nelson, C. A., Apr 1 2017, In : Pediatrics. 139, p. S59-S71

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Inflammation
Infection
Research
Nutrition Assessment
Microbiota
31 Citations (Scopus)

Novel use Of Hydroxyurea in an African Region with Malaria (NOHARM): a trial for children with sickle cell anemia

Opoka, R. O., Ndugwa, C. M., Latham, T. S., Lane, A., Hume, H. A., Kasirye, P., Hodges, J. S., Ware, R. E. & John, C., Dec 14 2017, In : Blood. 130, 24, p. 2585-2593 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxyurea
Sickle Cell Anemia
Malaria
Placebos
Africa South of the Sahara
10 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmodium falciparum EPCR-binding PfEMP1 expression increases with malaria disease severity and is elevated in retinopathy negative cerebral malaria

Shabani, E., Hanisch, B., Opoka, R. O., Lavstsen, T. & John, C., Oct 13 2017, In : BMC Medicine. 15, 1, 183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Plasmodium falciparum
Protein C
Malaria
Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1