Pediatric Infectious Disease

Publications

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. C. & Cusick, S. E., Aug 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. C., Sep 1 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 9, e0163728.

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6 Scopus citations

Effect of transmission intensity on hotspots and micro-epidemiology of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

on behalf of The Hotspot Group Authors, Jun 30 2017, In : BMC medicine. 15, 1, 121.

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13 Scopus citations

Efficacy of limited cefuroxime prophylaxis in pediatric patients after cardiovascular surgery

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

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6 Scopus citations

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. C., Jul 2017, In : Parasite Immunology. 39, 7, e12438.

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12 Scopus citations

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

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

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1 Scopus citations

Esophageal diverticulum: A complication of histoplasmosis in children

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

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7 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

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

Skiles, J. L., Imel, E. A., Christenson, J. C., Bell, J. E. & Hulbert, M. L., Nov 10 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 29, 32, p. e779-e782

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Global Pediatric Research Investigator: Andrew Ssemata

Ssemata, A. & John, C., Sep 1 2020, In : Pediatric Research. 88, 3, p. 356 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

53 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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High rate of inappropriate blood transfusions in the management of children with severe anemia in Ugandan hospitals

Opoka, R. O., Ssemata, A. S., Oyang, W., Nambuya, H., John, C. C., Tumwine, J. K. & Karamagi, C., Jul 18 2018, In : BMC Health Services Research. 18, 1, 566.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Histoplasma capsulatum (Histoplasmosis)

Christenson, J. C. & Kleiman, M. B., Jan 1 2018, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1259-1266.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

HIV infection drives IgM and IgG3 subclass bias in Plasmodium falciparum-specific and total immunoglobulin concentration in Western Kenya

Odhiambo, E. O., Datta, D., Guyah, B., Ayodo, G., Ondigo, B. N., Abong'O, B. O., John, C. C. & Frosch, A. E. P., Aug 30 2019, In : Malaria Journal. 18, 1, 297.

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Open Access

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. C., Liles, W. C. & Kain, K. C., 2016, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 3, 3

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10 Scopus citations

Human rabies - Indiana and California, 2006

Christenson, J. C., Holm, B. M., Lechlitner, S., Howell, J. F., Wenger, M., Roy-Burman, A., Hsieh, C. J., LaBar, L., Petru, A., Davis, S., Simons, N., Apolinario, P., Furst, K., Benjamin, B., Christie, L. J., Schnurr, D., Glaser, C. A., Rosenberg, J., Sun, B., Willoughby, R. E. & 1 others, Rupprecht, C. E., Apr 20 2007, In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 56, 15, p. 361-365 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

49 Scopus citations

Hydroxyurea to lower transcranial Doppler velocities and prevent primary stroke: The Uganda NOHARM sickle cell anemia cohort

Opoka, R. O., Hume, H. A., Latham, T. S., Lane, A., Williams, O., Tymon, J., Nakafeero, M., Kasirye, P., Ndugwa, C. M., John, C. C. & Ware, R. E., Jun 1 2020, In : Haematologica. 105, 6, p. E272-E275

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Ileocecal histoplasmosis simulating crohn disease in a patient with hyperimmunoglobulin e syndrome

Steiner, S. J., Kleiman, M. B., Corkins, M. R., Christenson, J. C. & Wheat, L. J., Aug 2009, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 28, 8, p. 744-746 3 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Impact of a national guideline on antibiotic selection for hospitalized pneumonia

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

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7 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

Increased length of stay and costs associated with weekend admissions for failure to thrive

Thompson, R. T., Bennett, W. E., Finnell, S. M. E., Downs, S. M. & Carroll, A. E., Mar 2013, In : Pediatrics. 131, 3, p. e805-e810

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12 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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7 Scopus citations

Inhaled nitric oxide and cognition in pediatric severe malaria: A randomized double-blind placebo controlled trial

Bangirana, P., Conroy, A. L., Opoka, R. O., Hawkes, M. T., Hermann, L., Miller, C., Namasopo, S., Liles, W. C., John, C. C. & Kain, K. C., Jan 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 1, e0191550.

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7 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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33 Scopus citations

Inhaled nitric oxide for the adjunctive therapy of severe malaria: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Hawkes, M., Opoka, R. O., Namasopo, S., Miller, C., Thorpe, K. E., Lavery, J. V., Conroy, A. L., Liles, W. C., John, C. C. & Kain, K. C., Jul 13 2011, In : Trials. 12, 176.

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28 Scopus citations

Insufflation anesthesia for suture removal after cheiloplasty [2]

Christenson, J. C. & Presson, R. G., Jan 1 1991, In : Anesthesiology. 74, 2, 1 p.

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3 Scopus citations

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.

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2 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.

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3 Scopus citations

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

Christenson, J. C. & Kent Korgenski, E., Aug 30 2012, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 1373-1384.e5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

Christenson, J. C., Korgenski, E. K. & Relich, R. F., Jan 1 2018, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1422-1434.e3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lack of mortality in 22 children with sickle cell anemia and severe malarial anemia

Opoka, R. O., Bangirana, P., Idro, R., Shabani, E., Namazzi, R. & John, C. C., Jan 2018, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 65, 1, e26745.

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3 Scopus citations

Latent tuberculosis infection in children: A call for revised treatment guidelines

Finnell, S. M. E., Christenson, J. C. & Downs, S. M., Mar 1 2009, In : Pediatrics. 123, 3, p. 816-822 7 p.

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16 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

Lipoid pneumonia and Mycobacterium smegmatis

Cox, E. G., Heil, S. A. & Kleiman, M. B., 1994, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 13, 5, p. 414-415 2 p.

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16 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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16 Scopus citations

Malaria

Bhumbra, S. S. & John, C., Jan 1 2018, The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8th Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health, p. 568-569 2 p.

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Malaria chemoprevention with monthly dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for the post-discharge management of severe anaemia in children aged less than 5 years in Uganda and Kenya: Study protocol for a multi-centre, two-arm, randomised, placebo-controlled, superiority trial

Kwambai, T. K., Dhabangi, A., Idro, R., Opoka, R., Kariuki, S., Samuels, A. M., Desai, M., Van Hensbroek, M. B., John, C. C., Robberstad, B., Wang, D., Phiri, K. & Ter Kuile, F. O., Nov 6 2018, In : Trials. 19, 1, 610.

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4 Scopus citations

Malaria parasitemia among blood donors in Uganda

Murphy, K. J., Conroy, A. L., Ddungu, H., Shrestha, R., Kyeyune-Byabazaire, D., Petersen, M. R., Musisi, E., Patel, E. U., Kasirye, R., Bloch, E. M., Lubega, I., John, C. C., Hume, H. A. & Tobian, A. A. R., May 1 2020, In : Transfusion. 60, 5, p. 955-964 10 p.

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1 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

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

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

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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4 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

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

25 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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43 Scopus citations