Pediatric Infectious Disease

Publications 1991 2019

5 Citations (Scopus)

Acquired toxoplasmosis after orthotopic heart transplantation in a sulfonamide-allergic patient

Sanchez Mejia, A., Debrunner, M., Cox, E. & Caldwell, R., Jan 2011, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 32, 1, p. 91-93 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Hypersensitivity
Pyrimethamine
Clindamycin
Toxoplasmosis
Sulfonamides
7 Citations (Scopus)

Actionable recommendations in the Bright Futures child health supervision guidelines

Finnell, S. M., Stanton, J. L. & Downs, S., 2014, In : Applied Clinical Informatics. 5, 3, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computability and decidability
Health
Guidelines
Screening
Pediatrics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Acute deafness as the presenting symptom of bacterial meningitis

Cox, E., Kleiman, M. & Gelfand, I., Apr 2009, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 28, 4, p. 342-343 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Meningitides
Deafness
Hearing Loss
Meningitis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Acute kidney injury is associated with impaired cognition and chronic kidney disease in a prospective cohort of children with severe malaria

Conroy, A. L., Opoka, R. O., Bangirana, P., Idro, R., Ssenkusu, J. M., Datta, D., Hodges, J. S., Morgan, C. & John, C., May 21 2019, In : BMC medicine. 17, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Acute Kidney Injury
Cognition
Malaria
Odds Ratio
19 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adherence to clinical guidelines is associated with reduced inpatient mortality among children with severe anemia in Ugandan hospitals

Opoka, R. O., Ssemata, A. S., Oyang, W., Nambuya, H., John, C., Karamagi, C. & Tumwine, J. K., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 1, e0210982.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
anemia
Anemia
Inpatients
Guidelines
4 Citations (Scopus)

Admission EEG findings in diverse paediatric cerebral malaria populations predict outcomes

Postels, D. G., Wu, X., Li, C., Kaplan, P. W., Seydel, K. B., Taylor, T. E., Kousa, Y. A., Idro, R., Opoka, R., John, C. & Birbeck, G. L., May 22 2018, In : Malaria Journal. 17, 1, 208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Electroencephalography
Pediatrics
Uganda
Population

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

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

Kleiman, M. B. & Cox, E., Aug 30 2012, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 1250-1254.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pseudallescheria
Scedosporium
Mycetoma
14 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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Urinary Tract Infections
Guidelines
3 Citations (Scopus)

An ethical analysis of Opt-Out HIV screening for pregnant women

Wocial, L. D. & Cox, E., Jul 2013, In : JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. 42, 4, p. 485-491 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethical Analysis
Pregnant Women
HIV
Informed Consent
Mothers
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for External Ventricular Drains in Pediatric Neurosurgical Patients

Ifeachor, A. P., Nichols, K. R., Morris, J. L., Cox, E., Smith, J. & Sinclair, E. A., Mar 20 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Drugs.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Catheters
Infection
Central Nervous System Infections
8 Citations (Scopus)

Application of classic utilities to published pediatric cost-utility studies

Finnell, S. M., Carroll, A. & Downs, S., May 2012, In : Academic Pediatrics. 12, 3, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Pediatrics
Costs and Cost Analysis
Patient Preference
Health
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
9 Citations (Scopus)
Catheters
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pediatrics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Thoracic Surgery
9 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the validity of reported antibiotic allergic reactions in pediatric patients

Miller, L. E., Knoderer, C. A., Cox, E. & Kleiman, M. B., Aug 2011, In : Pharmacotherapy. 31, 8, p. 736-741 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypersensitivity
Pediatrics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Sulfonamides
Tertiary Healthcare

A step toward high reliability: Implementation of a daily safety brief in a children's hospital

Saysana, M., McCaskey, M., Cox, E., Thompson, R., Tuttle, L. K. & Haut, P., Aug 12 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety
Communication
Industry
Delivery of Health Care
Health
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)

Attempts to change culture in a line-obsessed pediatric world: The Riley Heart Center line initiative

Cox, E., Flaspohler, T., Jennings, A., Bringman, S., Crumpacker, B., Cordes, T. & Turrentine, M., Oct 2011, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 39, 8, p. 690-692 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Infection
Population

Autoantibody levels are associated with acute kidney injury, anemia and post-discharge morbidity and mortality in Ugandan children with severe malaria

Rivera-Correa, J., Conroy, A. L., Opoka, R. O., Batte, A., Namazzi, R., Ouma, B., Bangirana, P., Idro, R., Schwaderer, A. L., John, C. C. & Rodriguez, A., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 14940.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Phosphatidylserines
Acute Kidney Injury
Autoantibodies
Malaria
Anemia

Blood use in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of current data

Dhabangi, A., Dzik, W. H., Idro, R., John, C., Butler, E. K., Spijker, R. & van Hensbroek, M. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Transfusion.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Africa South of the Sahara

Caregivers and community perceptions of blood transfusion for children with severe anaemia in Uganda

Dhabangi, A., Idro, R., John, C., Dzik, W. H., Opoka, R., Siu, G. E., Ayebare, F. & van Hensbroek, M. B., Feb 1 2019, In : Transfusion Medicine. 29, 1, p. 61-67 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uganda
Blood Transfusion
Caregivers
Anemia
HIV
1 Citation (Scopus)

Case Report: Birth Outcome and Neurodevelopment in Placental Malaria Discordant Twins

Conroy, A. L., Bangirana, P., Muhindo, M. K., Kakuru, A., Jagannathan, P., Opoka, R. O., Liechty, E. A., Nakalembe, M., Kamya, M. R., Dorsey, G. & John, C., Mar 1 2019, In : The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 100, 3, p. 552-555 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
Parturition
Pregnancy
Placenta
Language
5 Citations (Scopus)
Newborn Infant
Wounds and Injuries
Infection
Parenteral Nutrition
Pediatric Hospitals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Central Nervous System Infections Presenting to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Rowin, M. E., Reade, E. P. & Christenson, J., 2011, Pediatric Critical Care. Elsevier Inc., p. 918-932 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Central Nervous System Infections
Pediatric Intensive Care Units
19 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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Chitinase-3-like 1 is a biomarker of acute kidney injury and mortality in paediatric severe malaria NCT01255215 NCT

Conroy, A. L., Hawkes, M. T., Elphinstone, R., Opoka, R. O., Namasopo, S., Miller, C., John, C. & Kain, K. C., Feb 15 2018, In : Malaria Journal. 17, 1, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chitinases
Acute Kidney Injury
Malaria
Biomarkers
Pediatrics
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

Community perceptions of paediatric severe anaemia in Uganda

Dhabangi, A., Idro, R., John, C., Dzik, W. H., Siu, G. E., Opoka, R. O., Ayebare, F. & Van Hensbroek, M. B., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 1, e0209476.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Uganda
anemia
Anemia
splenomegaly

Comparison of non-magnetic and magnetic beads multiplex assay for assessment of Plasmodium falciparum antibodies

Ondigo, B. N., Park, G. S., Ayieko, C., Nyangahu, D. D., Wasswa, R. & John, C., Jan 1 2019, In : PeerJ. 2019, 1, e6120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasmodium falciparum
Assays
Antigens
antibodies
Antibodies

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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Conversion of a single-facility pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program to multi-facility application with computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support

Webber, E. C., Warhurst, H. M., Smith, S. S., Cox, E., Crumby, A. S. & Nichols, K. R., 2013, In : Applied Clinical Informatics. 4, 4, p. 556-568 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Order Entry Systems
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Pediatrics
Health
Workflow
2 Citations (Scopus)
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Abscess
Communicable Diseases
Drainage
Cohort Studies
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
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
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

Development of research capacity in sickle cell anemia in Uganda: Impact of collaborations

Namazzi, R., John, C. C., Conroy, A. L., Datta, D., Ware, R., Hume, H. & Opoka, R. O., Dec 8 2017, In : Blood Advances. 1, p. 11-13 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Uganda
Sickle Cell Anemia
Research
4 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
Protozoan Antibodies
Protozoan Antigens
Protozoan Proteins
Malaria Vaccines
Falciparum Malaria
6 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of limited cefuroxime prophylaxis in pediatric patients after cardiovascular surgery

Knoderer, C. A., Cox, E., Berg, M. D., Webster, A. H. & Turrentine, M., May 15 2011, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 68, 10, p. 909-914 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cefuroxime
Pediatrics
Infection
Biomarkers
Laboratory Infection
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Escherichia coli bacteremia, epididymo-orchitis, and scrotal abscess in a neonate

Stark, J. E., Bellman, L. A., Kamel, S. H., Whittam, B., Christenson, J. & Webber, E. C., 2012, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 1, 4, p. 340-342 3 p., pis057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orchitis
Bacteremia
Abscess
Newborn Infant
Escherichia coli
7 Citations (Scopus)

Esophageal diverticulum: A complication of histoplasmosis in children

Steiner, S., Cox, E., Gupta, S., Kleiman, M. B. & Fitzgerald, J. F., Mar 2005, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 146, 3, p. 426-428 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Diverticulum
Histoplasmosis
Traction
Digestive System Endoscopy
Diverticulum

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
22 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorosis because of prolonged voriconazole therapy in a teenager with acute myelogenous leukemia

Skiles, J. L., Imel, E., Christenson, J., Bell, J. E. & Hulbert, M. L., Nov 10 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 29, 32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Periostitis
Fusariosis
Pyrimidines
Triazoles
Antifungal Agents