Pediatric Infectious Disease

Publications 1991 2020

Zinc for infection prevention in sickle cell anemia (zips): Study protocol for a randomized placebo-controlled trial in ugandan children with sickle cell anemia

Datta, D., Namazzi, R., Conroy, A. L., Cusick, S. E., Hume, H. A., Tagoola, A., Ware, R. E., Opoka, R. O. & John, C., Jul 26 2019, In : Trials. 20, 1, 460.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sickle Cell Anemia
Zinc
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Infection
7 Citations (Scopus)

Whole-Blood Transcriptional Signatures Composed of Erythropoietic and NRF2-Regulated Genes Differ Between Cerebral Malaria and Severe Malarial Anemia

Nallandhighal, S., Park, G. S., Ho, Y. Y., Opoka, R. O., John, C. & Tran, T., Jan 1 2019, In : The Journal of infectious diseases. 219, 1, p. 154-164 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Malaria
Anemia
Genes
Reticulocytes
Malaria
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Microbiology
Malaria
Health
Mortality
30 Citations (Scopus)

Vaccine message framing and parents' intent to immunize their infants for MMR

Hendrix, K. S., Finnell, S. M., Zimet, G., Sturm, L. A., Lane, K. A. & Downs, S., Sep 1 2014, In : Pediatrics. 134, 3, p. e675-e683

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mumps
Rubella
Measles
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Vaccines
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
12 Citations (Scopus)

Tularemia with vesicular skin lesions may be mistaken for infection with herpes viruses

Byington, C. L., Bender, J. M., Ampofo, K., Pavia, A. T., Korgenski, K., Daly, J., Christenson, J. & Adderson, E., Jul 1 2008, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 47, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tularemia
Viruses
Skin
Infection
Skin Manifestations
12 Citations (Scopus)

Travel-Related Infections in Children

Fox, T. G., Manaloor, J. J. & Christenson, J., Apr 2013, In : Pediatric Clinics of North America. 60, 2, p. 507-527 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection
Larva Migrans
Ambulatory Care
Respiratory Tract Infections
Developing Countries
2 Citations (Scopus)

Travelers' diarrhea in children: A blind spot in the expert panel guidelines on prevention and treatment

on behalf of the Pediatric Interest Group, International Society of Travel Medicine, Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 25, 1, tax075.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Optic Disk
Diarrhea
Guidelines
Therapeutics
70 Citations (Scopus)
Latin America
Microbial Drug Resistance
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Hospitalized Child
Newborn Infant
4 Citations (Scopus)

The utility assessment method order influences measurement of parents' risk attitude

Finnell, S. M., Carroll, A. & Downs, S., Sep 2012, In : Value in Health. 15, 6, p. 926-932 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Health
Posture
Regression Analysis
Birth Order
51 Citations (Scopus)

The role of herd immunity in parents' decision to vaccinate children: A systematic review

Quadri-Sheriff, M., Hendrix, K. S., Downs, S., Sturm, L. A., Zimet, G. & Finnell, S. M., Sep 2012, In : Pediatrics. 130, 3, p. 522-530 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herd Immunity
Parents
Immunization
Decision Making
Focus Groups
6 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
90 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of rapid respiratory viral diagnostic testing on antibiotic use in a children's hospital

Byington, C. L., Castillo, H., Gerber, K., Daly, J. A., Brimley, L. A., Adams, S., Christenson, J. & Pavia, A. T., Dec 1 2002, In : Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 156, 12, p. 1230-1234 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Pediatrics
Inappropriate Prescribing
Viruses
Hospitalized Child

The Benjamin H. Kean travel fellowship in tropical medicine: Assessment of impact at 15 years

Carman, A. S. & John, C., 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97, 3, p. 958-963 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tropical Medicine
Foster Home Care
Professional Practice
Manuscripts
Postal Service
11 Citations (Scopus)

System-Wide Implementation of the Use of an Extended-Infusion Piperacillin/Tazobactam Dosing Strategy: Feasibility of Utilization From a Children's Hospital Perspective

Nichols, K. R., Knoderer, C. A., Cox, E. & Kays, M. B., Jun 2012, In : Clinical Therapeutics. 34, 6, p. 1459-1465 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piperacillin
tazobactam drug combination piperacillin
Tertiary Healthcare
Vancomycin
Standard of Care
4 Citations (Scopus)

Survey of congenital heart surgeons' preferences for antimicrobial prophylaxis for pediatric cardiac surgery patients

Knoderer, C. A., Anderson, E. M. & Cox, E., Nov 1 2008, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 65, 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Choice Behavior
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Congenital Heart Defects
Thoracic Surgery
6 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting global health at the pediatric department level: Why and how

Pitt, M. B., Moore, M. A., John, C., Batra, M., Butteris, S. M., Airewele, G. E., Suchdev, P. S. & Steinhoff, M. C., Jun 1 2017, In : Pediatrics. 139, 6, e20163939.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Global Health
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
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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Single low-dose primaquine for blocking transmission of Plasmodium falciparum malaria - a proposed model-derived age-based regimen for sub-Saharan Africa

Taylor, W. R., Naw, H. K., Maitland, K., Williams, T. N., Kapulu, M., D'Alessandro, U., Berkley, J. A., Bejon, P., Okebe, J., Achan, J., Amambua, A. N., Affara, M., Nwakanma, D., van Geertruyden, J. P., Mavoko, M., Lutumba, P., Matangila, J., Brasseur, P., Piola, P., Randremanana, R. & 24 others, Lasry, E., Fanello, C., Onyamboko, M., Schramm, B., Yah, Z., Jones, J., Fairhurst, R. M., Diakite, M., Malenga, G., Molyneux, M., Rwagacondo, C., Obonyo, C., Gadisa, E., Aseffa, A., Loolpapit, M., Henry, M. C., Dorsey, G., John, C., Sirima, S. B., Barnes, K. I., Kremsner, P., Day, N. P., White, N. J. & Mukaka, M., Jan 18 2018, In : BMC Medicine. 16, 1, 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primaquine
Falciparum Malaria
Africa South of the Sahara
Anemia
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
8 Citations (Scopus)

Sharing antimicrobial reports for pediatric stewardship (SHARPS): A quality improvement collaborative

SHARPS Collaborative, Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 7, 2, p. 124-128 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Pediatrics
Benchmarking
Learning
Hospitalized Child
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sero-catalytic and Antibody Acquisition Models to Estimate Differing Malaria Transmission Intensities in Western Kenya

Weber, G. E., White, M. T., Babakhanyan, A., Sumba, P. O., Vulule, J., Ely, D., John, C., Angov, E., Lanar, D., Dutta, S., Narum, D. L., Horii, T., Cowman, A., Beeson, J., Smith, J., Kazura, J. W. & Dent, A. E., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 16821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catalytic Antibodies
Kenya
Malaria
Antibodies
Antigens
115 Citations (Scopus)

Serious bacterial infections in febrile infants 1 to 90 days old with and without viral infections

Byington, C. L., Enriquez, F. R., Hoff, C., Tuohy, R., Taggart, E. W., Hillyard, D. R., Carroll, K. C. & Christenson, J., Jun 2004, In : Pediatrics. 113, 6 I, p. 1662-1666 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Fever
Viruses
Bacteremia
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
10 Citations (Scopus)

Salmonella infections

Christenson, J., Sep 2013, In : Pediatrics in Review. 34, 9, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salmonella Infections
Typhoid Fever
Research
Iguanas
Turtles
10 Citations (Scopus)

Rotavirus

Cox, E. & Christenson, J., Oct 2012, In : Pediatrics in Review. 33, 10, p. 439-447 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotavirus
nitazoxanide
Diarrhea
Vaccination
Rehydration Solutions
8 Citations (Scopus)

Response to the AAP section on urology concerns about the AAP urinary tract infection guideline

Roberts, K. B., Finnell, S. M. & Downs, S., Apr 2012, In : Pediatrics. 129, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urology
Urinary Tract Infections
Guidelines
antiarrhythmic peptide
Infection
2 Citations (Scopus)

Referring physicians' decision making for pediatric anti-reflux procedures

Papic, J. C., Finnell, S. M., Leys, C. M., Bennett, W. E. & Downs, S., 2014, In : Surgery. 155, 5, p. 851-859 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Pediatrics
Physicians
Gastric Bypass
Gagging
28 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

Q and A with outgoing ASTMH President Chandy John

John, C. C., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 101, 6, p. 1202-1203 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
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
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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Preparing families with children traveling to developing countries

Christenson, J., 2008, In : Pediatric Annals. 37, 12, p. 806-813 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Developing Countries
Yellow Fever
Hepatitis A
Malaria
Diarrhea
3 Citations (Scopus)

Preparing children for travel to tropical and developing regions

Christenson, J., Oct 2004, In : Pediatric Annals. 33, 10, p. 676-684 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Yellow Fever
Civilization
Hepatitis A
Rivers
Malaria
8 Citations (Scopus)

Preparing children for international travel: need for training and pediatric-focused research

Hagmann, S. H. F., Leshem, E., Fischer, P. R., Stauffer, W. M., Barnett, E. D. & Christenson, J., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 21, 6, p. 377-383 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Research
Public Opinion
Professional Practice
Travel Medicine
19 Citations (Scopus)

Preparing children for international travel

Stauffer, W., Christenson, J. & Fischer, P. R., May 2008, In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 6, 3, p. 101-113 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel Medicine
Pediatrics
Research
Guidelines
Expert Testimony
40 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of ovarian malignancy in children: Overcoming clinical barriers of ovarian preservation

Papic, J. C., Finnell, S. M., Slaven, J. E., Billmire, D. F., Rescorla, F. & Leys, C. M., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49, 1, p. 144-148 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Biomarkers
Neoplasms
Ovariectomy
Laparoscopy
Biomarkers
21 Citations (Scopus)

Postoperative opioid analgesic use after Nuss versus Ravitch pectus excavatum repair

Papic, J. C., Finnell, S. M., Howenstein, A. M., Breckler, F. & Leys, C. M., 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49, 6, p. 919-923 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Funnel Chest
Opioid Analgesics
Postoperative Pain
Morphine
Pain
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
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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perceived benefits and risks of participation in a clinical trial for Ugandan children with sickle cell anemia

Carman, A. S., Sautter, C., Anyanwu, J. N., Ssemata, A. S., Opoka, R. O., Ware, R. E., Rujumba, J. & John, C. C., Feb 1 2020, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 67, 2, e27830.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sickle Cell Anemia
Caregivers
Clinical Trials
Hydroxyurea
Controlled Clinical Trials

Pediatric travelers and immigrant children

Christenson, J. C. & Chehab, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Pediatric Annals. 48, 9, p. e360-e369

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Refugees
Leisure Activities
30 Citations (Scopus)

Pediatric intensive care unit nosocomial infections epidemiology, sources and solutions

Rowin, M. E., Patel, V. V. & Christenson, J., Jul 2003, In : Critical Care Clinics. 19, 3, p. 473-487 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Cross Infection
Epidemiology
Infection
Hand Disinfection
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimized Antimicrobial Dosing Strategies: A Survey of Pediatric Hospitals

Knoderer, C. A., Nichols, K. R. & Cox, E., Dec 2 2014, In : Pediatric Drugs. 16, 6, p. 523-529 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Hospitals
Aminoglycosides
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Pediatrics
Lactams
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
16 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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Nascent regional system for alerting infection preventionists about patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria: Implementation and initial results

Rosenman, M., Szucs, K. A., Finnell, S. M., Khokhar, S., Egg, J., Lemmon, L., Shepherd, D. C., Friedlin, J., Li, X. & Kho, A. N., Oct 1 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, p. S40-S47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gram-Negative Bacteria
Microbiology
Infection
Enterobacteriaceae
Hospital Emergency Service
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
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