Pediatric Infectious Disease

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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.

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4 Scopus citations

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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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Optimized Antimicrobial Dosing Strategies: A Survey of Pediatric Hospitals

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

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5 Scopus citations

Patterns of traumatic brain injury and six-month neuropsychological outcomes in Uganda

Bangirana, P., Giordani, B., Kobusingye, O., Murungyi, L., Mock, C., John, C. C. & Idro, R., Feb 4 2019, In : BMC Neurology. 19, 1, 18.

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2 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations

Performance of point-of-care diagnostics for glucose, lactate, hemoglobin in the management of severe malaria in a resource-constrained hospital in Uganda

Hawkes, M., Conroy, A. L., Opoka, R. O., Namasopo, S., Liles, W. C., John, C. C. & Kain, K. C., Apr 2014, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 90, 4, p. 605-608 4 p.

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11 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. E., Helmrath, M. A., Hirschl, R. B., Kabre, R. S., Leys, C. M., Mak, G., Raque, J., Rescorla, F. J., Saito, J. M. & 4 others, St. Peter, S. D., von Allmen, D., Warner, B. W. & Sato, T. T., Aug 2017, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 52, 8, p. 1245-1251 7 p.

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42 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

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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14 Scopus citations

Postoperative opioid analgesic use after Nuss versus Ravitch pectus excavatum repair

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

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26 Scopus citations

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

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

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45 Scopus citations

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. C., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 21, 6, p. 377-383 7 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Preparing children for international travel

Stauffer, W., Christenson, J. C. & Fischer, P. R., May 1 2008, In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 6, 3, p. 101-113 13 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Preparing families with children traveling to developing countries

Christenson, J. C., Dec 1 2008, In : Pediatric Annals. 37, 12, p. 806-813 8 p.

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6 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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16 Scopus citations

Referring physicians' decision making for pediatric anti-reflux procedures

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

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3 Scopus citations

Risk factors for recurrent severe anemia among previously transfused children in Uganda: An age-matched case-control study

Dhabangi, A., Idro, R., John, C. C., Dzik, W. H., Opoka, R., Ssenyonga, R. & Van Hensbroek, M. B., Jan 18 2019, In : BMC Pediatrics. 19, 1, 27.

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Rotavirus

Cox, E. & Christenson, J. C., Oct 1 2012, In : Pediatrics in Review. 33, 10, p. 439-447 9 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Salmonella infections

Christenson, J. C., Sep 1 2013, In : Pediatrics in Review. 34, 9, p. 375-383 9 p.

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15 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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24 Scopus citations

Sensitivity of fever for diagnosis of clinical malaria in a Kenyan area of unstable, low malaria transmission

Mutanda, A. L., Cheruiyot, P., Hodges, J. S., Ayodo, G., Odero, W. & John, C. C., Apr 30 2014, In : Malaria Journal. 13, 1, 163.

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12 Scopus citations

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. C., Jun 1 2004, In : Pediatrics. 113, 6 I, p. 1662-1666 5 p.

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123 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

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

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

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12 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations