Pediatric Infectious Disease

Publications

2017

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. C., 2017, In : PeerJ. 2017, 1, e2855.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

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. C., Dec 14 2017, In : Blood. 130, 24, p. 2585-2593 9 p.

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39 Scopus citations

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. C., Oct 13 2017, In : BMC medicine. 15, 1, 183.

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13 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations

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

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

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9 Scopus citations

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

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

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2016

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.

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25 Scopus citations

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. C., Liles, W. C. & Kain, K. C., Oct 15 2016, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 214, 8, p. 1268-1275 8 p.

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17 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.

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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

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.

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25 Scopus citations

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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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

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. C., Sep 1 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 9, e0163728.

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6 Scopus citations

Exploring experimental cerebral malaria pathogenesis through the characterisation of host-derived plasma microparticle protein content

Tiberti, N., Latham, S. L., Bush, S., Cohen, A., Opoka, R. O., John, C. C., Juillard, A., Grau, G. E. & Combes, V., Dec 5 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 37871.

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14 Scopus citations

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

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

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1 Scopus citations

Hepatitis A, B, and C

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

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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.

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9 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

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. C. & Moormann, A. M., Sep 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 3, p. 580-587 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Long-term behavioral problems in children with severe malaria

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

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11 Scopus citations

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.

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3 Scopus citations

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. C., Liles, W. C., Miller, C. & Kain, K. C., Nov 4 2016, In : BMC Pediatrics. 16, 1, 177.

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3 Scopus citations

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.

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41 Scopus citations

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.

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15 Scopus citations

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

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

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8 Scopus citations

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.

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13 Scopus citations

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 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 6, e20163026.

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34 Scopus citations

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.

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23 Scopus citations

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.

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Open Access
2 Scopus citations

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. C., Jun 3 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 27084.

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8 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations
2015

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.

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3 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.

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4 Scopus citations

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.

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7 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Global research priorities for infections that affect the nervous system

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

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53 Scopus citations

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. G., Kays, M. B. & Knoderer, C. A., Apr 16 2015, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 49, 4, p. 419-426 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

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, 421.

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32 Scopus citations

Linezolid-associated thrombocytopenia in children with renal impairment

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

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2 Scopus citations

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

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

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3 Scopus citations

Slow clearance of Plasmodium falciparum in severe pediatric malaria, Uganda, 2011–2013

Hawkes, M., Conroy, A. L., Opoka, R. O., Namasopo, S., Zhong, K., Conrad Liles, W., John, C. C. & Kain, K. C., 2015, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21, 7, p. 1237-1239 3 p.

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27 Scopus citations

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. C., Aug 25 2015, In : Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 28, 4, p. 430-433 4 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Urinary tract infection in children: An update

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

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2014

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.

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8 Scopus citations

Influenza and parainfluenza viral infections in children

Fox, T. G. & Christenson, J. C., Jun 1 2014, In : Pediatrics in Review. 35, 6, p. 217-228 12 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Management of Neonatal Ovarian Cysts and its Effect on Ovarian Preservation

Papic, J. C., Billmire, D. F., Rescorla, F. J., Finnell, S. M. E. & Leys, C. M., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49, 6, p. 990-994 5 p.

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18 Scopus citations

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

Rosenman, M. B., Szucs, K. A., Finnell, S. M. E., 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

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4 Scopus citations