Pediatric Infectious Disease

Publications

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Actionable recommendations in the Bright Futures child health supervision guidelines

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

Acute kidney injury in Ugandan children with severe malaria is associated with long-term behavioral problems

Hickson, M. R., Conroy, A. L., Bangirana, P., Opoka, R. O., Idro, R., Ssenkusu, J. M. & John, C. C., Dec 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 12, e0226405.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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. C., May 21 2019, In : BMC medicine. 17, 1, 98.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

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

25 Scopus citations

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. C., Karamagi, C. & Tumwine, J. K., Jan 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 1, e0210982.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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. C. & Birbeck, G. L., May 22 2018, In : Malaria Journal. 17, 1, 208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

Cox, E. G. & Manaloor, J., Jan 1 2018, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1287-1291.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

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

17 Scopus citations

An American response to the Italian guideline on urinary tract infections in young children

Finnell, S. M. E., Downs, S. M. & Roberts, K. B., May 1 2012, In : Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics. 101, 5, p. 446-448 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations

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

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

3 Scopus citations

Application of classic utilities to published pediatric cost-utility studies

Finnell, S. M. E., Carroll, A. E. & Downs, S. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Academic Pediatrics. 12, 3, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

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

Miller, L. E., Knoderer, C. A., Cox, E. G. & Kleiman, M. B., Aug 1 2011, In : Pharmacotherapy. 31, 8, p. 736-741 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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. R., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 13, 3, p. 149-152 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21, 7, p. 1227-1229 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

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. W., Oct 1 2011, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 39, 8, p. 690-692 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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
1 Scopus citations

Blackwater Fever in Ugandan Children With Severe Anemia is Associated With Poor Postdischarge Outcomes: A Prospective Cohort Study

Opoka, R. O., Waiswa, A., Harriet, N., John, C. C., Tumwine, J. K. & Karamagi, C., May 23 2020, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 70, 11, p. 2247-2254 8 p.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations

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

Dhabangi, A., Dzik, W. H., Idro, R., John, C. C., Butler, E. K., Spijker, R. & van Hensbroek, M. B., Jul 2019, In : Transfusion. 59, 7, p. 2446-2454 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

Dhabangi, A., Idro, R., John, C. 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

Caring for the child traveler: Results of a practice gaps and educational needs survey

Molitor-Kirsch, S. A., Leshem, E., Fischer, P. R., Christenson, J. C., Kohl, S., Mackell, S., Starr, M. & Hagmann, S. H. F., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 101763.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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. C., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 100, 3, p. 552-555 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Central Nervous System Infections Presenting to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Rowin, M. E., Reade, E. P. & Christenson, J. C., Dec 1 2011, Pediatric Critical Care. Elsevier Inc., p. 918-932 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

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. C. & Nalugya, J., Mar 31 2016, In : Malaria Journal. 15, 1, 184.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels and cognitive impairment in cerebral malaria

John, C. C., Panoskaltsis-Mortari, A., Opoka, R. O., Park, G. S., Orchard, P. J., Jurek, A. M., Idro, R., Byarugaba, J. & Boivin, M. J., Feb 2008, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 78, 2, p. 198-205 8 p.

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Open Access
103 Scopus citations

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. C., Jul 28 2017, In : Malaria Journal. 16, 1, 303.

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10 Scopus citations

Changes in B Cell Populations and Merozoite Surface Protein-1-Specific Memory B Cell Responses after Prolonged Absence of Detectable P. falciparum Infection

Ayieko, C., Maue, A. C., Jura, W. G. Z. O., Noland, G. S., Ayodo, G., Rochford, R. & John, C. C., Jun 27 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 6, e67230.

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22 Scopus citations

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. C. & Kain, K. C., Feb 15 2018, In : Malaria Journal. 17, 1, 82.

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4 Scopus citations

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

12 Scopus citations

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.

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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. C., Jan 1 2019, In : PeerJ. 2019, 1, e6120.

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Comparison of Risk of Recrudescent Fever in Children With Kawasaki Disease Treated With Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Low-Dose vs High-Dose Aspirin

Platt, B., Belarski, E., Manaloor, J., Ofner, S., Carroll, A. E., John, C. C. & Wood, J. B., Jan 3 2020, In : JAMA Network Open. 3, 1, p. e1918565

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Open Access

Concomitant fundoplication with gastrostomy: A two-state comparison showing continued use of reflux medications

Fox, D., Campagna, E. J., Finnell, S. M. E., Partrick, D. A. & Kempe, A., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 63, 6, p. e163-e168

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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. G., Crumby, A. S. & Nichols, K. R., Dec 1 2013, In : Applied Clinical Informatics. 4, 4, p. 556-568 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

COVID-19: Shining the light on Africa

Rosenthal, P. J., Breman, J. G., Djimde, A. A., John, C. C., Kamya, M. R., Leke, R. G. F., Moeti, M. R., Nkengasong, J. & Bausch, D. G., Jun 2020, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 102, 6, p. 1145-1148 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

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. C., Jun 15 2017, In : Journal of Immunology. 198, 12, p. 4629-4638 10 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Delayed iron does not alter cognition or behavior among children with severe malaria and iron deficiency

Ssemata, A. S., Hickson, M., Ssenkusu, J. M., Cusick, S. E., Nakasujja, N., Opoka, R. O., Kroupina, M., Georgieff, M. K., Bangirana, P. & John, C. C., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Research.

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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. C., Georgieff, M. K. & Mupere, E., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition. 146, 9, p. 1769-1774 6 p.

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10 Scopus citations

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.

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2 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations