Publications by Trainees and Alumni

2021

Clinical Outcomes and Patient-Matched Molecular Composition of Relapsed Medulloblastoma
Citation: Kumar, R., K.S. Smith, M. Deng, C. Terhune, G.W. Robinson, B.A. Orr, A.P.Y. Liu, T. Lin, C.A. Billups, M. Chintagumpala, D.C. Bowers, T.E. Hassall, J.R. Hansford, D.A. Khuong-Quang, J.R. Crawford, A.E. Bendel, S. Gururangan, K. Schroeder, E. Bouffet, U. Bartels, M.J. Fisher, R. Cohn, S. Partap, S.J. Kellie, G. McCowage, A.C. Paulino, S. Rutkowski, G. Fleischhack, G. Dhall, L.J. Klesse, S. Leary, J. Nazarian, M. Kool, P. Wesseling, M. Ryzhova, O. Zheludkova, A.V. Golanov, R.E. McLendon, R.J. Packer, C. Dunham, J. Hukin, M. Fouladi, C.C. Faria, J. Pimentel, A.W. Walter, N. Jabado, Y.J. Cho, S. Perreault, S.E. Croul, M. Zapotocky, C. Hawkins, U. Tabori, M.D. Taylor, S.M. Pfister, P. Klimo, Jr., F.A. Boop, D.W. Ellison, T.E. Merchant, A. Onar-Thomas, A. Korshunov, D.T.W. Jones, A. Gajjar, V. Ramaswamy, and P.A. Northcott, Clinical Outcomes and Patient-Matched Molecular Composition of Relapsed Medulloblastoma. J Clin Oncol, 2021. 39(7): p. 807-821.
PubMed ID: 33502920
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.20.01359
Disparities in Cardiovascular Research Output and Disease Outcomes among High-, Middle- and Low-Income Countries – An Analysis of Global Cardiovascular Publications over the Last Decade (2008-2017)
Citation: Qureshi, N.Q., S.H. Mufarrih, G.S. Bloomfield, W. Tariq, A. Almas, A.H. Mokdad, J. Bartlett, I. Nisar, S. Siddiqi, Z. Bhutta, D. Mark, P.S. Douglas, and Z. Samad, Disparities in Cardiovascular Research Output and Disease Outcomes among High-, Middle- and Low-Income Countries - An Analysis of Global Cardiovascular Publications over the Last Decade (2008-2017). Glob Heart, 2021. 16(1): p. 4.
PubMed ID: 33598384
DOI: 10.5334/gh.815
Educational classifications of autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability among school-aged children in North Carolina: Associations with race, rurality, and resource availability
Citation: Kim, E.T., L. Franz, D.K. Fannin, J. Howard, and G. Maslow, Educational classifications of autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability among school-aged children in North Carolina: Associations with race, rurality, and resource availability. Autism Res, 2021.
PubMed ID: 33644951
DOI: 10.1002/aur.2492
Outcomes by Clinical and Molecular Features in Children With Medulloblastoma Treated With Risk-Adapted Therapy: Results of an International Phase III Trial (SJMB03)
Citation: Gajjar, A., G.W. Robinson, K.S. Smith, T. Lin, T.E. Merchant, M. Chintagumpala, A. Mahajan, J. Su, E. Bouffet, U. Bartels, T. Schechter, T. Hassall, T. Robertson, W. Nicholls, S. Gururangan, K. Schroeder, M. Sullivan, G. Wheeler, J.R. Hansford, S.J. Kellie, G. McCowage, R. Cohn, M.J. Fisher, M.J. Krasin, C.F. Stewart, A. Broniscer, I. Buchhalter, R.G. Tatevossian, B.A. Orr, G. Neale, P. Klimo, Jr., F. Boop, A. Srinivasan, S.M. Pfister, R.J. Gilbertson, A. Onar-Thomas, D.W. Ellison, and P.A. Northcott, Outcomes by Clinical and Molecular Features in Children With Medulloblastoma Treated With Risk-Adapted Therapy: Results of an International Phase III Trial (SJMB03). J Clin Oncol, 2021. 39(7): p. 822-835.
PubMed ID: 33405951
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.20.01372
A Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic Eliminates Socioeconomic Disparities in Treatment and Improves Survival
Citation: Hoehn, R.S., C.J. Rieser, S. Winters, L. Stitt, M.E. Hogg, D.L. Bartlett, K.K. Lee, A. Paniccia, J.P. Ohr, V.C. Gorantla, A. Krishnamurthy, J.C. Rhee, N. Bahary, A.C. Olson, S. Burton, S.G. Ellsworth, A. Slivka, K. McGrath, A. Khalid, K. Fasanella, J. Chennat, R.E. Brand, R. Das, R. Sarkaria, A.D. Singhi, H.J. Zeh, and A.H. Zureikat, A Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic Eliminates Socioeconomic Disparities in Treatment and Improves Survival. Ann Surg Oncol, 2021.
PubMed ID: 33523364
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-021-09594-8
Point-prevalence survey of outpatient antibiotic prescription at a tertiary medical center in Sri Lanka: opportunities to improve prescribing practices for respiratory illnesses
Citation: Zhang, H.L., C. Bodinayake, G.B. Wijayaratne, P. Jayatissa, D.L.B. Piyasiri, R. Kurukulasooriya, T. Sheng, A. Nagahawatte, C. Woods, and L.G. Tillekeratne, Point-prevalence survey of outpatient antibiotic prescription at a tertiary medical center in Sri Lanka: opportunities to improve prescribing practices for respiratory illnesses. BMC Infect Dis, 2021. 21(1): p. 97.
PubMed ID: 33478430
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-021-05804-6
Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease and Other Cardiac Conditions in Low-Risk Pregnancies in Kenya: A Prospective Echocardiography Screening Study
Citation: Snelgrove, J.W., J.M. Alera, M.C. Foster, K.C.N. Bett, G.S. Bloomfield, C.K. Silversides, F.A. Barasa, A. Christoffersen-Deb, H.C. Millar, J.G. Thorne, R.F. Spitzer, R. Vedanthan, and N. Okun, Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease and Other Cardiac Conditions in Low-Risk Pregnancies in Kenya: A Prospective Echocardiography Screening Study. Glob Heart, 2021. 16(1): p. 10.
PubMed ID: 33598390
DOI: 10.5334/gh.826

2020

Acute myocardial infarction under-diagnosis and mortality in a Tanzanian emergency department: A prospective observational study
Citation: Hertz, J.T., F.M. Sakita, G.L. Kweka, A.T. Limkakeng, S.W. Galson, J.J. Ye, T.G. Tarimo, G. Temu, N.M. Thielman, J.P. Bettger, J.A. Bartlett, B.T. Mmbaga, and G.S. Bloomfield, Acute myocardial infarction under-diagnosis and mortality in a Tanzanian emergency department: A prospective observational study. Am Heart J, 2020. 226: p. 214-221.
PubMed ID: 32619815
DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2020.05.017
Antiretroviral therapy reduces but does not normalize immune and vascular inflammatory markers in adults with chronic HIV infection in Kenya
Citation: Temu, T.M., J.S. Zifodya, S.J. Polyak, J. Wagoner, C.N. Wanjalla, S. Masyuko, J. Nyabiage, J. Kinuthia, G.S. Bloomfield, S.T. Page, and C. Farquhar, Antiretroviral therapy reduces but does not normalize immune and vascular inflammatory markers in adults with chronic HIV infection in Kenya. AIDS, 2021. 35(1): p. 45-51.
PubMed ID: 33055570
DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002729
Availability of equipment and medications for non-communicable diseases and injuries at public first-referral level hospitals: a cross-sectional analysis of service provision assessments in eight low-income countries
Citation: Gupta, N., M.M. Coates, A. Bekele, R. Dupuy, D.L. Fenelon, A.D. Gage, T. Getachew, B.M. Karmacharya, G.F. Kwan, A.M. Lulebo, J.K. Masiye, M.T. Mayige, M. Ndour Mbaye, M.K. Mridha, P.H. Park, W.W. Dagnaw, E.B. Wroe, and G. Bukhman, Availability of equipment and medications for non-communicable diseases and injuries at public first-referral level hospitals: a cross-sectional analysis of service provision assessments in eight low-income countries. BMJ Open, 2020. 10(10): p. e038842.
PubMed ID: 33040014
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038842
Corrigendum to: Patterns of Antiretroviral Therapy Use and Immunologic Profiles at Enrollment in the REPRIEVE Trial
Citation: Fichtenbaum, C.J., H.J. Ribaudo, J. Leon-Cruz, E.T. Overton, M.V. Zanni, C.D. Malvestutto, J.A. Aberg, E.M. Kileel, K.V. Fitch, M. Van Schalkwyk, N. Kumarasamy, E. Martinez, B.R. Santos, Y. Joseph, J. Lo, S. Siminski, K. Melbourne, C.A. Sponseller, P. Desvigne-Nickens, G.S. Bloomfield, J.S. Currier, U. Hoffmann, P.S. Douglas, and S.K. Grinspoon, Corrigendum to: Patterns of Antiretroviral Therapy Use and Immunologic Profiles at Enrollment in the REPRIEVE Trial. J Infect Dis, 2021. 223(2): p. 352.
PubMed ID: 33068427
DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa594
Decentralized, primary-care delivered epilepsy services in Burera District, Rwanda: Service use, feasibility, and treatment
Citation: Nyirandagijimana, B., A. Nshimyiryo, H. Mukasakindi, J. Odhiambo, E. Uwimana, V. Mukamurenzi, R. Bienvenu, J.S. Ndikubwimana, C. Uwamaliya, P. Kundu, P.H. Park, T. Mpunga, G.J. Raviola, F. Kateera, C. Rusangwa, and S.L. Smith, Decentralized, primary-care delivered epilepsy services in Burera District, Rwanda: Service use, feasibility, and treatment. eNeurologicalSci, 2021. 22: p. 100296.
PubMed ID: 33319078
DOI: 10.1016/j.ensci.2020.100296
Effect of a quality improvement intervention for acute heart failure in South India: An interrupted time series study
Citation: Agarwal, A., P.P. Mohanan, D. Kondal, A. Baldridge, D. Davies, R. Devarajan, G. Unni, J. Abdullakutty, S. Natesan, J. Joseph, P.B. Jayagopal, S. Joseph, R. Gopinath, M.D. Huffman, and D. Prabhakaran, Effect of a quality improvement intervention for acute heart failure in South India: An interrupted time series study. Int J Cardiol, 2021. 329: p. 123-129.
PubMed ID: 33358838
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.12.048
Effect of a Triage-Based Screening Protocol on Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome in a Tanzanian Emergency Department: A Prospective Pre-Post Study
Citation: Hertz, J.T., F.M. Sakita, G.L. Kweka, G.S. Bloomfield, J.A. Bartlett, T.G. Tarimo, G. Temu, J.P. Bettger, and N.M. Thielman, Effect of a Triage-Based Screening Protocol on Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome in a Tanzanian Emergency Department: A Prospective Pre-Post Study. J Am Heart Assoc, 2020. 9(16): p. e016501.
PubMed ID: 32772764
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.120.016501
Enterovirus D68 infection among hospitalized children with severe acute respiratory illness in El Salvador and Panama, 2012-2013
Citation: Biggs, H.M., W.A. Nix, J. Zhang, S. Rogers, W. Clara, J.H. Jara, R. Gonzalez, K. Luciani, Y.S. Brizuela, D. Estripeaut, J.M. Castillo, T. De Leon, M. Corro, O. Vergara, R. Rauda, E.G. Chong, J.T. Watson, E. Azziz-Baumgartner, S.I. Gerber, S. Tong, and F.S. Dawood, Enterovirus D68 infection among hospitalized children with severe acute respiratory illness in El Salvador and Panama, 2012-2013. Influenza Other Respir Viruses, 2020.
PubMed ID: 33280235
DOI: 10.1111/irv.12815
Estimating acute human leptospirosis incidence in northern Tanzania using sentinel site and community behavioural surveillance
Citation: Maze, M.J., K.J. Sharples, K.J. Allan, H.M. Biggs, S. Cash-Goldwasser, R.L. Galloway, W.A. de Glanville, J.E.B. Halliday, R.R. Kazwala, T. Kibona, B.T. Mmbaga, V.P. Maro, M.P. Rubach, S. Cleaveland, and J.A. Crump, Estimating acute human leptospirosis incidence in northern Tanzania using sentinel site and community behavioural surveillance. Zoonoses Public Health, 2020. 67(5): p. 496-505.
PubMed ID: 32374085
DOI: 10.1111/zph.12712
First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States
Citation: Holshue, M.L., C. DeBolt, S. Lindquist, K.H. Lofy, J. Wiesman, H. Bruce, C. Spitters, K. Ericson, S. Wilkerson, A. Tural, G. Diaz, A. Cohn, L. Fox, A. Patel, S.I. Gerber, L. Kim, S. Tong, X. Lu, S. Lindstrom, M.A. Pallansch, W.C. Weldon, H.M. Biggs, T.M. Uyeki, S.K. Pillai, and V.C.I.T. Washington State -nCo, First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States. N Engl J Med, 2020. 382(10): p. 929-936.
PubMed ID: 32004427
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2001191
First Rwanda National Trauma Symposium 2019: Challenges and priorities
Citation: Rosenberg, A., F. Ntirenganya, I. Bagahirwa, G. Mbanjumucyo, L. Rutayisire, S. Muneza, I. Nzeyimana, E. Benimana, E. Nahayo, B. Bhengu, A. Nuhu, A. Muhumuza, C. Uwitonze, G. Umwali, M. Nkeshimana, J.D. Nyinawankusi, E. Krebs, J.M. Uwitonze, I. Kabagema, T. Dushime, J.C. Byiringiro, G. Ndayisaba, S. Jayaraman, and R. participants for the first national Rwanda Trauma Symposium in Kigali, First Rwanda National Trauma Symposium 2019: Challenges and priorities. J Glob Health, 2020. 10(1): p. 010201.
PubMed ID: 32257131
DOI: 10.7189/jogh.10.010201
Five-year mortality and readmission rates in patients with heart failure in India: Results from the Trivandrum heart failure registry
Citation: Harikrishnan, S., P. Jeemon, S. Ganapathi, A. Agarwal, S. Viswanathan, M. Sreedharan, G. Vijayaraghavan, C.G. Bahuleyan, R. Biju, T. Nair, N. Pratapkumar, K. Krishnakumar, N. Rajalekshmi, K. Suresh, and M.D. Huffman, Five-year mortality and readmission rates in patients with heart failure in India: Results from the Trivandrum heart failure registry. Int J Cardiol, 2021. 326: p. 139-143.
PubMed ID: 33049297
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.10.012
Gastrointestinal problems are associated with increased repetitive behaviors but not social communication difficulties in young children with autism spectrum disorders
Citation: Chakraborty, P., K.L.H. Carpenter, S. Major, M. Deaver, S. Vermeer, B. Herold, L. Franz, J. Howard, and G. Dawson, Gastrointestinal problems are associated with increased repetitive behaviors but not social communication difficulties in young children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism, 2021. 25(2): p. 405-415.
PubMed ID: 32972215
DOI: 10.1177/1362361320959503
Human-centered design as a guide to intervention planning for non-communicable diseases: the BIGPIC study from Western Kenya
Citation: Leung, C.L., M. Naert, B. Andama, R. Dong, D. Edelman, C. Horowitz, P. Kiptoo, S. Manyara, W. Matelong, E. Matini, V. Naanyu, S. Nyariki, S. Pastakia, T. Valente, V. Fuster, G.S. Bloomfield, J. Kamano, and R. Vedanthan, Human-centered design as a guide to intervention planning for non-communicable diseases: the BIGPIC study from Western Kenya. BMC Health Serv Res, 2020. 20(1): p. 415.
PubMed ID: 32398131
DOI: 10.1186/s12913-020-05199-1
Implementation of blood glucose self-monitoring among insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes in three rural districts in Rwanda: 6 months open randomised controlled trial
Citation: Ng'ang'a, L., G. Ngoga, S. Dusabeyezu, B.L. Hedt-Gauthier, P. Ngamije, M. Habiyaremye, E. Harerimana, G. Ndayisaba, C. Rusangwa, S.P. Niyonsenga, C.M. Bavuma, G. Bukhman, A.J. Adler, F. Kateera, and P.H. Park, Implementation of blood glucose self-monitoring among insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes in three rural districts in Rwanda: 6 months open randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 2020. 10(7): p. e036202.
PubMed ID: 32718924
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036202
Investigation of Melioidosis Using Blood Culture and Indirect Hemagglutination Assay Serology among Patients with Fever, Northern Tanzania
Citation: Maze, M.J., M.G. Elrod, H.M. Biggs, J. Bonnewell, M. Carugati, A.R. Hoffmaster, B.F. Lwezaula, D.B. Madut, V.P. Maro, B.T. Mmbaga, A.B. Morrissey, W. Saganda, P. Sakasaka, M.P. Rubach, and J.A. Crump, Investigation of Melioidosis Using Blood Culture and Indirect Hemagglutination Assay Serology among Patients with Fever, Northern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2020. 103(6): p. 2510-2514.
PubMed ID: 32996455
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0160
Molecular Detection and Typing of Pathogenic Leptospira in Febrile Patients and Phylogenetic Comparison with Leptospira Detected among Animals in Tanzania
Citation: Allan, K.J., M.J. Maze, R.L. Galloway, M.P. Rubach, H.M. Biggs, J.E.B. Halliday, S. Cleaveland, W. Saganda, B.F. Lwezaula, R.R. Kazwala, B.T. Mmbaga, V.P. Maro, and J.A. Crump, Molecular Detection and Typing of Pathogenic Leptospira in Febrile Patients and Phylogenetic Comparison with Leptospira Detected among Animals in Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2020. 103(4): p. 1427-1434.
PubMed ID: 32748767
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0703
Outbreak of severe acute respiratory infection in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in 2018: a cross-sectional study
Citation: Vanderburg, S., G. Wijayaratne, N. Danthanarayana, J. Jayamaha, B. Piyasiri, C. Halloluwa, T. Sheng, S. Amarasena, R. Kurukulasooriya, B.P. Nicholson, J.S.M. Peiris, G.C. Gray, S. Gunasena, A. Nagahawatte, C.K. Bodinayake, C.W. Woods, V. Devasiri, and L.G. Tillekeratne, Outbreak of severe acute respiratory infection in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in 2018: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 2020. 10(11): p. e040612.
PubMed ID: 33158834
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040612
Paper-based microchip electrophoresis for point-of-care hemoglobin testing
Citation: Hasan, M.N., A. Fraiwan, R. An, Y. Alapan, R. Ung, A. Akkus, J.Z. Xu, A.J. Rezac, N.J. Kocmich, M.S. Creary, T. Oginni, G.M. Olanipekun, F. Hassan-Hanga, B.W. Jibir, S. Gambo, A.K. Verma, P.K. Bharti, S. Riolueang, T. Ngimhung, T. Suksangpleng, P. Thota, G. Werner, R. Shanmugam, A. Das, V. Viprakasit, C.M. Piccone, J.A. Little, S.K. Obaro, and U.A. Gurkan, Paper-based microchip electrophoresis for point-of-care hemoglobin testing. Analyst, 2020. 145(7): p. 2525-2542.
PubMed ID: 32123889
DOI: 10.1039/c9an02250c
Patterns of Emergency Care for Possible Acute Coronary Syndrome Among Patients with Chest Pain or Shortness of Breath at a Tanzanian Referral Hospital
Citation: Hertz, J.T., G.L. Kweka, G.S. Bloomfield, A.T. Limkakeng, Jr., Z. Loring, G. Temu, B.T. Mmbaga, C.J. Gerardo, and F.M. Sakita, Patterns of Emergency Care for Possible Acute Coronary Syndrome Among Patients with Chest Pain or Shortness of Breath at a Tanzanian Referral Hospital. Glob Heart, 2020. 15(1): p. 9.
PubMed ID: 32489782
DOI: 10.5334/gh.402
Prevention of cardiovascular disease for historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups living with HIV: A narrative review of the literature
Citation: Muiruri, C., C.T. Longenecker, E.G. Meissner, N.L. Okeke, A.C. Pettit, K. Thomas, E. Velazquez, and G.S. Bloomfield, Prevention of cardiovascular disease for historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups living with HIV: A narrative review of the literature. Prog Cardiovasc Dis, 2020. 63(2): p. 142-148.
PubMed ID: 32057785
DOI: 10.1016/j.pcad.2020.02.006
Previously Derived Host Gene Expression Classifiers Identify Bacterial and Viral Etiologies of Acute Febrile Respiratory Illness in a South Asian Population
Citation: Tillekeratne, L.G., S. Suchindran, E.R. Ko, E.A. Petzold, C.K. Bodinayake, A. Nagahawatte, V. Devasiri, R. Kurukulasooriya, B.P. Nicholson, M.T. McClain, T.W. Burke, E.L. Tsalik, R. Henao, G.S. Ginsburg, M.E. Reller, and C.W. Woods, Previously Derived Host Gene Expression Classifiers Identify Bacterial and Viral Etiologies of Acute Febrile Respiratory Illness in a South Asian Population. Open Forum Infect Dis, 2020. 7(6): p. ofaa194.
PubMed ID: 32617371
DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa194
Sexual Violence Prevalence and Related Pregnancy Among Girls and Young Women: A Multicountry Analysis
Citation: Stamatakis, C.E., S.A. Sumner, G. Massetti, H. Kress, K.C. Basile, L.H. Marcelin, T. Cela, N. Wadonda-Kabondo, D. Onotu, O. Ogbanufe, P.J. Chipimo, M. Conkling, R. Apondi, and G. Aluzimbi, Sexual Violence Prevalence and Related Pregnancy Among Girls and Young Women: A Multicountry Analysis. J Interpers Violence, 2020: p. 886260520936366.
PubMed ID: 32618217
DOI: 10.1177/0886260520936366
Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma With ABVD Chemotherapy in Rural Rwanda: A Model for Cancer Care Delivery Implementation
Citation: DeBoer, R.J., C. Shyirambere, C.D. Driscoll, Y. Butera, A. Paciorek, D. Ruhangaza, T.A. Fadelu, A. Umwizerwa, J.B. Bigirimana, C. Muhayimana, C. Nguyen, P.H. Park, T. Mpunga, L. Lehmann, and L.N. Shulman, Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma With ABVD Chemotherapy in Rural Rwanda: A Model for Cancer Care Delivery Implementation. JCO Glob Oncol, 2020. 6: p. 1093-1102.
PubMed ID: 32678711
DOI: 10.1200/GO.20.00088
Two-drug fixed-dose combinations of blood pressure-lowering drugs as WHO essential medicines: An overview of efficacy, safety, and cost
Citation: Salam, A., M.D. Huffman, R. Kanukula, E. Hari Prasad, A. Sharma, D.J. Heller, R. Vedanthan, A. Agarwal, A. Rodgers, M.G. Jaffe, R.F. T, and S.P. Kishore, Two-drug fixed-dose combinations of blood pressure-lowering drugs as WHO essential medicines: An overview of efficacy, safety, and cost. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich), 2020. 22(10): p. 1769-1779.
PubMed ID: 32815663
DOI: 10.1111/jch.14009
Using digital health to facilitate compliance with standardized pediatric cancer treatment guidelines in Tanzania: protocol for an early-stage effectiveness-implementation hybrid study
Citation: Vasudevan, L., K. Schroeder, Y. Raveendran, K. Goel, C. Makarushka, N. Masalu, and L.L. Zullig, Using digital health to facilitate compliance with standardized pediatric cancer treatment guidelines in Tanzania: protocol for an early-stage effectiveness-implementation hybrid study. BMC Cancer, 2020. 20(1): p. 254.
PubMed ID: 32223740
DOI: 10.1186/s12885-020-6611-3

2019

Building capacity for injury prevention: a process evaluation of a replication of the Cardiff Violence Prevention Programme in the Southeastern USA
Citation: Mercer Kollar, L.M., S.A. Sumner, B. Bartholow, D.T. Wu, J.C. Moore, E.W. Mays, E.V. Atkins, D.A. Fraser, C.E. Flood, and J.P. Shepherd, Building capacity for injury prevention: a process evaluation of a replication of the Cardiff Violence Prevention Programme in the Southeastern USA. Inj Prev, 2020. 26(3): p. 221-228.
PubMed ID: 30992331
DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2018-043127
Cluster Randomized Trial to Facilitate Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis in a Rural District of Rwanda
Citation: Pace, L.E., J.M.V. Dusengimana, L.N. Shulman, L.E. Schleimer, C. Shyirambere, C. Rusangwa, G. Muvugabigwi, P.H. Park, C. Huang, J.B. Bigirimana, V. Hategekimana, V. Rugema, A. Umwizerwa, N.L. Keating, and T. Mpunga, Cluster Randomized Trial to Facilitate Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis in a Rural District of Rwanda. J Glob Oncol, 2019. 5(5): p. 1-13.
PubMed ID: 31774713
DOI: 10.1200/JGO.19.00209
Cost of integrated chronic care for severe non-communicable diseases at district hospitals in rural Rwanda
Citation: Eberly, L.A., C. Rusangwa, L. Ng'ang'a, C.C. Neal, J.P. Mukundiyukuri, E. Mpanusingo, J.C. Mungunga, H. Habineza, T. Anderson, G. Ngoga, S. Dusabeyezu, G. Kwan, C. Bavuma, E. Rusingiza, F. Mutabazi, J. Mucumbitsi, C. Gahamanyi, C. Mutumbira, P.H. Park, T. Mpunga, and G. Bukhman, Cost of integrated chronic care for severe non-communicable diseases at district hospitals in rural Rwanda. Bmj Global Health, 2019. 4(3).
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001449
The distribution of cardiac diagnostic testing for acute coronary syndrome in the Brazilian healthcare system: A national geospatial evaluation of health access
Citation: Hertz, J.T., T. Fu, J.R. Vissoci, T.A.H. Rocha, E. Carvalho, B. Flanagan, L. de Andrade, A.T. Limkakeng, and C.A. Staton, The distribution of cardiac diagnostic testing for acute coronary syndrome in the Brazilian healthcare system: A national geospatial evaluation of health access. PLoS One, 2019. 14(1): p. e0210502.
PubMed ID: 30629670
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210502
Effects of a Cookstove Intervention on Cardiac Structure, Cardiac Function, and Blood Pressure in Western Kenya
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., K. Kirwa, A. Agarwal, M.N. Eliot, F. Alenezi, E.J. Carter, M.C. Foster, S. Kimaiyo, R. Lumsden, D. Menya, S.S. Mitter, E.J. Velazquez, R. Vedanthan, and G.A. Wellenius, Effects of a Cookstove Intervention on Cardiac Structure, Cardiac Function, and Blood Pressure in Western Kenya. J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2019. 32(3): p. 427-430.
PubMed ID: 30665729
DOI: 10.1016/j.echo.2018.11.013
Geospatial analysis of dengue emergence in rural areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka
Citation: Mutucumarana, C.P., C.K. Bodinayake, A. Nagahawatte, V. Devasiri, R. Kurukulasooriya, T. Anuradha, A.D. De Silva, M.M. Janko, T. Ostbye, D.J. Gubler, C.W. Woods, M.E. Reller, L.G. Tillekeratne, and P.M. Lantos, Geospatial analysis of dengue emergence in rural areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 2020. 114(6): p. 408-414.
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Global burden of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in people with hepatitis C virus infection: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and modelling study
Citation: Lee, K.K., D. Stelzle, R. Bing, M. Anwar, F. Strachan, S. Bashir, D.E. Newby, J.S. Shah, M.H. Chung, G.S. Bloomfield, C.T. Longenecker, S. Bagchi, S. Kottilil, S. Blach, H. Razavi, P.R. Mills, N.L. Mills, D.A. McAllister, and A.S.V. Shah, Global burden of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in people with hepatitis C virus infection: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and modelling study. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol, 2019. 4(10): p. 794-804.
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Hypertension Control and Retention in Care Among HIV-Infected Patients: The Effects of Co-located HIV and Chronic Noncommunicable Disease Care
Citation: Osetinsky, B., B.L. Genberg, G.S. Bloomfield, J. Hogan, S. Pastakia, E. Sang, A. Ngressa, A. Mwangi, M.N. Lurie, S.T. McGarvey, and O. Galarraga, Hypertension Control and Retention in Care Among HIV-Infected Patients: The Effects of Co-located HIV and Chronic Noncommunicable Disease Care. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 2019. 82(4): p. 399-406.
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Multicountry Distribution and Characterization of Extended-spectrum beta-Lactamase-associated Gram-negative Bacteria From Bloodstream Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa
Citation: Toy, T., G.D. Pak, T.P. Duc, J.I. Campbell, M.A. El Tayeb, V. Von Kalckreuth, J. Im, U. Panzner, L.M. Cruz Espinoza, D. Eibach, D.M. Dekker, S.E. Park, H.J. Jeon, F. Konings, O.D. Mogeni, L. Cosmas, M. Bjerregaard-Andersen, N. Gasmelseed, J.T. Hertz, A. Jaeger, R. Krumkamp, B. Ley, K. Thriemer, L.P. Kabore, A. Niang, T.M. Raminosoa, E. Sampo, N. Sarpong, A. Soura, E. Owusu-Dabo, M. Teferi, B. Yeshitela, S. Poppert, J. May, J.H. Kim, Y. Chon, J.K. Park, A. Aseffa, R.F. Breiman, H. Schutt-Gerowitt, P. Aaby, Y. Adu-Sarkodie, J.A. Crump, R. Rakotozandrindrainy, C.G. Meyer, A.G. Sow, J.D. Clemens, T.F. Wierzba, S. Baker, and F. Marks, Multicountry Distribution and Characterization of Extended-spectrum beta-Lactamase-associated Gram-negative Bacteria From Bloodstream Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis, 2019. 69(Suppl 6): p. S449-S458.
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Prevalence of Violence Victimization and Perpetration Among Persons Aged 13-24 Years – Four Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2013-2015
Citation: Swedo, E.A., S.A. Sumner, S.D. Hillis, G. Aluzimbi, R. Apondi, V.O. Atuchukwu, A.F. Auld, P.J. Chipimo, M. Conkling, O.E. Egbe, M.S.H. Kalanda, C.C. Mapoma, E. Phiri, L.N. Wasula, and G.M. Massetti, Prevalence of Violence Victimization and Perpetration Among Persons Aged 13-24 Years - Four Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2013-2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 2019. 68(15): p. 350-355.
PubMed ID: 30998666
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Scope and extent of healthcare-associated Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus transmission during two contemporaneous outbreaks in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2017
Citation: Alanazi, K.H., M.E. Killerby, H.M. Biggs, G.R. Abedi, H. Jokhdar, A.A. Alsharef, M. Mohammed, O. Abdalla, A. Almari, S. Bereagesh, S. Tawfik, H. Alresheedi, R.F. Alhakeem, A. Hakawi, H. Alfalah, H. Amer, N.J. Thornburg, A. Tamin, S. Trivedi, S. Tong, X. Lu, K. Queen, Y. Li, S.K. Sakthivel, Y. Tao, J. Zhang, C.R. Paden, H.M. Al-Abdely, A.M. Assiri, S.I. Gerber, and J.T. Watson, Scope and extent of healthcare-associated Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus transmission during two contemporaneous outbreaks in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2017. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2019. 40(1): p. 79-88.
PubMed ID: 30595141
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Self-medication with non-prescribed pharmaceutical agents in an area of low malaria transmission in northern Tanzania: a community-based survey
Citation: Hertz, J.T., D.B. Madut, R.A. Tesha, G. William, R.A. Simmons, S.W. Galson, V.P. Maro, J.A. Crump, and M.P. Rubach, Self-medication with non-prescribed pharmaceutical agents in an area of low malaria transmission in northern Tanzania: a community-based survey. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 2018. 113(4): p. 183-188.
PubMed ID: 30597114
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Sensitivity of C-reactive protein for the identification of patients with laboratory-confirmed bacterial infections in northern Tanzania
Citation: Althaus, T., Y. Lubell, V.P. Maro, B.T. Mmbaga, B. Lwezaula, C. Halleux, H.M. Biggs, R.L. Galloway, R.A. Stoddard, J.L. Perniciaro, W.L. Nicholson, K. Doyle, P. Olliaro, J.A. Crump, and M.P. Rubach, Sensitivity of C-reactive protein for the identification of patients with laboratory-confirmed bacterial infections in northern Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health, 2020. 25(3): p. 291-300.
PubMed ID: 31808588
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Strategies for Effective Stakeholder Engagement in Strengthening Referral Networks for Management of Hypertension Across Health Systems in Kenya
Citation: Akwanalo, C., B. Njuguna, T. Mercer, S.D. Pastakia, A. Mwangi, J. Dick, J. Dickhaus, J. Andesia, G.S. Bloomfield, T. Valente, J. Kibachio, M. Pillsbury, P. Shravani, A. Thakaar, R. Vedanthan, J. Kamano, and V. Naanyu, Strategies for Effective Stakeholder Engagement in Strengthening Referral Networks for Management of Hypertension Across Health Systems in Kenya. Global Heart, 2019. 14(2): p. 173-179.
PubMed ID: 31324372
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Strengthening referral networks for management of hypertension across the health system (STRENGTHS) in western Kenya: A study protocol of a cluster randomized trial
Citation: Mercer, T., B. Njuguna, G.S. Bloomfield, J. Dick, E. Finkelstein, J. Kamano, A. Mwangi, V. Naanyu, S.D. Pastakia, T.W. Valente, R. Vedanthan, and C. Akwanalo, Strengthening referral networks for management of hypertension across the health system (STRENGTHS) in western Kenya: A study protocol of a cluster randomized trial. Trials, 2019. 20(1): p. 554.
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Underdetection of laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospital admissions among infants: a multicentre, prospective study
Citation: Thompson, M.G., M.Z. Levine, S. Bino, D.R. Hunt, T.M. Al-Sanouri, E.A.F. Simoes, R.M. Porter, H.M. Biggs, L. Gresh, A. Simaku, I.A. Khader, V.L. Tallo, J.K. Meece, M. McMorrow, E.S. Mercado, S. Joshi, N.P. DeGroote, I. Hatibi, F. Sanchez, M.G. Lucero, S. Faouri, S.N. Jefferson, N. Maliqari, A. Balmaseda, D. Sanvictores, C. Holiday, C. Sciuto, Z. Owens, E. Azziz-Baumgartner, and A. Gordon, Underdetection of laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospital admissions among infants: a multicentre, prospective study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health, 2019.
PubMed ID: 31492594
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Use of clinical algorithms and rapid influenza testing to manage influenza-like illness: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Sri Lanka
Citation: Tillekeratne, L.G., C. Bodinayake, A. Nagahawatte, R. Kurukulasooriya, L.A. Orlando, R.A. Simmons, L.P. Park, C.W. Woods, and S.D. Reed, Use of clinical algorithms and rapid influenza testing to manage influenza-like illness: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Sri Lanka. BMJ Glob Health, 2019. 4(2): p. e001291.
PubMed ID: 30997171
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The whole genome landscape of Burkitt lymphoma subtypes
Citation: Panea, R.I., C.L. Love, J.R. Shingleton, A. Reddy, J.A. Bailey, A.M. Moormann, J.A. Otieno, J.M. Ong'echa, C.I. Oduor, K.M.S. Schroeder, N. Masalu, N.J. Chao, M. Agajanian, M.B. Major, Y. Fedoriw, K.L. Richards, G. Rymkiewicz, R.R. Miles, B. Alobeid, G. Bhagat, C.R. Flowers, S.L. Ondrejka, E.D. Hsi, W.W.L. Choi, R.K.H. Au-Yeung, W. Hartmann, G. Lenz, H. Meyerson, Y.Y. Lin, Y. Zhuang, M.A. Luftig, A. Waldrop, T. Dave, D. Thakkar, H. Sahay, G. Li, B.C. Palus, V. Seshadri, S.Y. Kim, R.D. Gascoyne, S. Levy, M. Mukhopadhyay, D.B. Dunson, and S.S. Dave, The whole genome landscape of Burkitt lymphoma subtypes. Blood, 2019.
PubMed ID: 31558468
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2018

A Clinical Mentorship and Quality Improvement Program to Support Health Center Nurses Manage Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Rwanda
Citation: Ndayisaba, A., E. Harerimana, R. Borg, A.C. Miller, C.M. Kirk, K. Hann, L.R. Hirschhorn, A. Manzi, G. Ngoga, S. Dusabeyezu, C. Mutumbira, T. Mpunga, P. Ngamije, F. Nkikabahizi, J. Mubiligi, S.P. Niyonsenga, C. Bavuma, and P.H. Park, A Clinical Mentorship and Quality Improvement Program to Support Health Center Nurses Manage Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Rwanda. J Diabetes Res, 2017. 2017: p. 2657820.
PubMed ID: 29362719
DOI: 10.1155/2017/2657820
A Comprehensive Framework for International Medical Programs: A 2017 consensus statement from the American College of Academic International Medicine
Citation: Garg, M., G.L. Peck, B. Arquilla, A.C. Miller, S.E. Soghoian, H.L. Anderson Iii, C. Bloem, M.S. Firstenberg, S.C. Galwankar, W.A. Guo, R. Izurieta, E. Krebs, B. Hansoti, S. Nanda, C.O. Nwachuku, B. Nwomeh, L. Paladino, T.J. Papadimos, R.P. Sharpe, M. Swaroop, S.P. Stawicki, and A.C.G.o.I.M. Programs, A Comprehensive Framework for International Medical Programs: A 2017 consensus statement from the American College of Academic International Medicine. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci, 2017. 7(4): p. 188-200.
PubMed ID: 29291171
DOI: 10.4103/IJCIIS.IJCIIS_65_17
Decreasing Histology Turnaround Time Through Stepwise Innovation and Capacity Building in Rwanda
Citation: Muvugabigwi, G., I. Nshimiyimana, L. Greenberg, E. Hakizimana, D. Ruhangaza, O. Benewe, K. Bhai, J.R. Pepoon, A.E. Fehr, P.H. Park, J. Butonzi, C. Shyirambere, A. Manirakiza, C. Rusangwa, D. Milner, T. Mpunga, and L.N. Shulman, Decreasing Histology Turnaround Time Through Stepwise Innovation and Capacity Building in Rwanda. J Glob Oncol, 2018. 4(4): p. 1-6.
PubMed ID: 30241136
DOI: 10.1200/JGO.17.00081
Disclosure of Sexual Violence Among Girls and Young Women Aged 13 to 24 Years: Results From the Violence Against Children Surveys in Nigeria and Malawi
Citation: Nguyen, K.H., H. Kress, V. Atuchukwu, D. Onotu, M. Swaminathan, O. Ogbanufe, W. Msungama, and S.A. Sumner, Disclosure of Sexual Violence Among Girls and Young Women Aged 13 to 24 Years: Results From the Violence Against Children Surveys in Nigeria and Malawi. J Interpers Violence, 2021. 36(3-4): p. NP2188-2204NP.
PubMed ID: 29448907
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Evaluation of the WHO 2009 classification for diagnosis of acute dengue in a large cohort of adults and children in Sri Lanka during a dengue-1 epidemic
Citation: Bodinayake, C.K., L.G. Tillekeratne, A. Nagahawatte, V. Devasiri, W. Kodikara Arachchi, J.J. Strouse, O.M. Sessions, R. Kurukulasooriya, A. Uehara, S. Howe, X.M. Ong, S. Tan, A. Chow, P. Tummalapalli, A.D. De Silva, T. Ostbye, C.W. Woods, D.J. Gubler, and M.E. Reller, Evaluation of the WHO 2009 classification for diagnosis of acute dengue in a large cohort of adults and children in Sri Lanka during a dengue-1 epidemic. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2018. 12(2): p. e0006258.
PubMed ID: 29425194
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Growing international evidence for urinary biomarker panels identifying lupus nephritis in children – verification within the South African Paediatric Lupus Cohort
Citation: Smith, E.M.D., L.B. Lewandowski, A.L. Jorgensen, A. Phuti, P. Nourse, C. Scott, and M.W. Beresford, Growing international evidence for urinary biomarker panels identifying lupus nephritis in children - verification within the South African Paediatric Lupus Cohort. Lupus, 2018. 27(14): p. 2190-2199.
PubMed ID: 30348048
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In-Hospital and Three-Year Outcomes of Heart Failure Patients in South India: The Trivandrum Heart Failure Registry
Citation: Sanjay, G., P. Jeemon, A. Agarwal, S. Viswanathan, M. Sreedharan, G. Vijayaraghavan, C.G. Bahuleyan, R. Biju, T. Nair, N. Prathapkumar, G. Krishnakumar, N. Rajalekshmi, K. Suresh, L.P. Park, M.D. Huffman, and S. Harikrishnan, In-Hospital and Three-Year Outcomes of Heart Failure Patients in South India: The Trivandrum Heart Failure Registry. J Card Fail, 2018. 24(12): p. 842-848.
PubMed ID: 29885494
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Incidence of human brucellosis in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania in the periods 2007-2008 and 2012-2014
Citation: Carugati, M., H.M. Biggs, M.J. Maze, R.A. Stoddard, S. Cash-Goldwasser, J.T. Hertz, J.E.B. Halliday, W. Saganda, B.F. Lwezaula, R.R. Kazwala, S. Cleaveland, V.P. Maro, M.P. Rubach, and J.A. Crump, Incidence of human brucellosis in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania in the periods 2007-2008 and 2012-2014. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 2018. 112(3): p. 136-143.
PubMed ID: 29697848
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International Radiotherapy Referrals From Rural Rwanda: Implementation Processes and Early Clinical Outcomes
Citation: Hanappe, M., L.T. Nicholson, S.N.C. Elmore, A.E. Fehr, J.B. Bigirimana, R.C. Borg, J. Butonzi, C. Shyirambere, E. Mpanumusingo, M.O. Benewe, D.M. Kanyike, S. Triedman, L.N. Shulman, C. Rusangwa, and P.H. Park, International Radiotherapy Referrals From Rural Rwanda: Implementation Processes and Early Clinical Outcomes. J Glob Oncol, 2018. 4(4): p. 1-12.
PubMed ID: 30321096
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A Markov Multi-State model of lupus nephritis urine biomarker panel dynamics in children: Predicting changes in disease activity
Citation: Smith, E.M.D., A. Eleuteri, B. Goilav, L. Lewandowski, A. Phuti, T. Rubinstein, D. Wahezi, C.A. Jones, S.D. Marks, R. Corkhill, C. Pilkington, K. Tullus, C. Putterman, C. Scott, A.C. Fisher, and M.W. Beresford, A Markov Multi-State model of lupus nephritis urine biomarker panel dynamics in children: Predicting changes in disease activity. Clin Immunol, 2019. 198: p. 71-78.
PubMed ID: 30391651
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Metabolic Syndrome Among Antiretroviral Therapy-Naive Versus Experienced HIV-Infected Patients Without Preexisting Cardiometabolic Disorders in Western Kenya
Citation: Osoti, A., T.M. Temu, N. Kirui, E.K. Ngetich, J.H. Kamano, S. Page, C. Farquhar, and G.S. Bloomfield, Metabolic Syndrome Among Antiretroviral Therapy-Naive Versus Experienced HIV-Infected Patients Without Preexisting Cardiometabolic Disorders in Western Kenya. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 2018. 32(6): p. 215-222.
PubMed ID: 29851503
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Multihospital Outbreak of a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Deletion Variant, Jordan: A Molecular, Serologic, and Epidemiologic Investigation
Citation: Payne, D.C., H.M. Biggs, M.M. Al-Abdallat, S. Alqasrawi, X. Lu, G.R. Abedi, A. Haddadin, I. Iblan, T. Alsanouri, M. Al Nsour, S. Sheikh Ali, B. Rha, S.U. Trivedi, M.A.U. Rasheed, A. Tamin, M.M. Lamers, B.L. Haagmans, D.D. Erdman, N.J. Thornburg, and S.I. Gerber, Multihospital Outbreak of a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Deletion Variant, Jordan: A Molecular, Serologic, and Epidemiologic Investigation. Open Forum Infect Dis, 2018. 5(5): p. ofy095.
PubMed ID: 30294616
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Nurse-Driven Echocardiography and Management of Heart Failure at District Hospitals in Rural Rwanda
Citation: Eberly, L.A., E. Rusingiza, P.H. Park, G. Ngoga, S. Dusabeyezu, F. Mutabazi, E. Harerimana, J. Mucumbitsi, P.F. Nyembo, R. Borg, C. Gahamanyi, C. Mutumbira, E. Ntaganda, C. Rusangwa, G.F. Kwan, and G. Bukhman, Nurse-Driven Echocardiography and Management of Heart Failure at District Hospitals in Rural Rwanda. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 2018. 11(12): p. e004881.
PubMed ID: 30562070
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Patient Characteristics, Early Outcomes, and Implementation Lessons of Cervical Cancer Treatment Services in Rural Rwanda
Citation: Park, P.H., S. Davey, A.E. Fehr, J. Butonzi, C. Shyirambere, V. Hategekimana, J.B. Bigirimana, R. Borg, R. Uwizeye, N. Tapela, L.N. Shulman, T. Randall, E. Mpanumusingo, and T. Mpunga, Patient Characteristics, Early Outcomes, and Implementation Lessons of Cervical Cancer Treatment Services in Rural Rwanda. J Glob Oncol, 2018. 4(4): p. 1-11.
PubMed ID: 30582433
DOI: 10.1200/JGO.18.00120
The phylogeography and incidence of multi-drug resistant typhoid fever in sub-Saharan Africa
Citation: Park, S.E., D.T. Pham, C. Boinett, V.K. Wong, G.D. Pak, U. Panzner, L.M.C. Espinoza, V. von Kalckreuth, J. Im, H. Schutt-Gerowitt, J.A. Crump, R.F. Breiman, Y. Adu-Sarkodie, E. Owusu-Dabo, R. Rakotozandrindrainy, A.B. Soura, A. Aseffa, N. Gasmelseed, K.H. Keddy, J. May, A.G. Sow, P. Aaby, H.M. Biggs, J.T. Hertz, J.M. Montgomery, L. Cosmas, B. Olack, B. Fields, N. Sarpong, T.J.L. Razafindrabe, T.M. Raminosoa, L.P. Kabore, E. Sampo, M. Teferi, B. Yeshitela, M.A. El Tayeb, A. Sooka, C.G. Meyer, R. Krumkamp, D.M. Dekker, A. Jaeger, S. Poppert, A. Tall, A. Niang, M. Bjerregaard-Andersen, S.V. Lofberg, H.J. Seo, H.J. Jeon, J.F. Deerin, J. Park, F. Konings, M. Ali, J.D. Clemens, P. Hughes, J.N. Sendagala, T. Vudriko, R. Downing, U.N. Ikumapayi, G.A. Mackenzie, S. Obaro, S. Argimon, D.M. Aanensen, A. Page, J.A. Keane, S. Duchene, Z. Dyson, K.E. Holt, G. Dougan, F. Marks, and S. Baker, The phylogeography and incidence of multi-drug resistant typhoid fever in sub-Saharan Africa. Nat Commun, 2018. 9(1): p. 5094.
PubMed ID: 30504848
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07370-z
Point-prevalence study of antimicrobial use in public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka identifies opportunities for improving prescribing practices
Citation: Sheng, T., G.B. Wijayaratne, T.M. Dabrera, R.J. Drew, A. Nagahawatte, C.K. Bodinayake, R. Kurukulasooriya, T. Ostbye, K.J. Nagaro, C. De Silva, H. Ranawakaarachchi, A.T. Sudarshana, D.J. Anderson, C.W. Woods, and L.G. Tillekeratne, Point-prevalence study of antimicrobial use in public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka identifies opportunities for improving prescribing practices. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2019. 40(2): p. 224-227.
PubMed ID: 30522538
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Predictors of Poor Outcomes Among Infants With Respiratory Syncytial Virus-associated Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Botswana
Citation: Patel, S.M., L. Spees, M. Smieja, K. Luinstra, A.P. Steenhoff, K.A. Feemster, T. Arscott-Mills, S. Boiditswe, M.Z. Patel, S.S. Shah, C.K. Cunningham, and M.S. Kelly, Predictors of Poor Outcomes Among Infants With Respiratory Syncytial Virus-associated Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2019. 38(5): p. 525-527.
PubMed ID: 30543564
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Providing early detection and early intervention for autism spectrum disorder in South Africa: stakeholder perspectives from the Western Cape province
Citation: Franz, L., K. Adewumi, N. Chambers, M. Viljoen, J.N. Baumgartner, and P.J. de Vries, Providing early detection and early intervention for autism spectrum disorder in South Africa: stakeholder perspectives from the Western Cape province. J Child Adolesc Ment Health, 2018. 30(3): p. 149-165.
PubMed ID: 30403918
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Qualitative Analysis of Palliative Care for Pediatric Patients With Cancer at Bugando Medical Center: An Evaluation of Barriers to Providing End-of-Life Care in a Resource-Limited Setting
Citation: Esmaili, B.E., K.A. Stewart, N.A. Masalu, and K.M. Schroeder, Qualitative Analysis of Palliative Care for Pediatric Patients With Cancer at Bugando Medical Center: An Evaluation of Barriers to Providing End-of-Life Care in a Resource-Limited Setting. J Glob Oncol, 2018(4): p. 1-10.
PubMed ID: 30084714
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Respiratory Viral Infection: An Underappreciated Cause of Acute Febrile Illness Admissions in Southern Sri Lanka
Citation: Tillekeratne, L.G., C.K. Bodinayake, R. Simmons, A. Nagahawatte, V. Devasiri, W. Kodikara Arachchi, B.P. Nicholson, L.P. Park, S. Vanderburg, R. Kurukulasooriya, A.D. De Silva, T. Ostybe, M.E. Reller, and C.W. Woods, Respiratory Viral Infection: An Underappreciated Cause of Acute Febrile Illness Admissions in Southern Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2019. 100(3): p. 672-680.
PubMed ID: 30594268
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Understanding the Etiology of Heart Failure Among the Rural Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 10-Year Experience From District Hospitals in Rwanda
Citation: Eberly, L.A., E. Rusingiza, P.H. Park, G. Ngoga, S. Dusabeyezu, F. Mutabazi, E. Harerimana, J. Mucumbitsi, P.F. Nyembo, R. Borg, C. Gahamanyi, C. Mutumbira, E. Ntaganda, C. Rusangwa, G.F. Kwan, and G. Bukhman, Understanding the Etiology of Heart Failure Among the Rural Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 10-Year Experience From District Hospitals in Rwanda. J Card Fail, 2018. 24(12): p. 849-853.
PubMed ID: 30312764
DOI: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.10.002

2017

Antibiotic overuse for acute respiratory tract infections in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of outpatients and their physicians
Citation: Tillekeratne, L.G., C.K. Bodinayake, T. Dabrera, A. Nagahawatte, W.K. Arachchi, A. Sooriyaarachchi, K. Stewart, M. Watt, T. Ostbye, and C.W. Woods, Antibiotic overuse for acute respiratory tract infections in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of outpatients and their physicians. BMC Fam Pract, 2017. 18(1): p. 37.
PubMed ID: 28302056
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Bridging Income Generation with Group Integrated Care for cardiovascular risk reduction: Rationale and design of the BIGPIC study
Citation: Vedanthan, R., J.H. Kamano, H. Lee, B. Andama, G.S. Bloomfield, A.K. DeLong, D. Edelman, E.A. Finkelstein, J.W. Hogan, C.R. Horowitz, S. Manyara, D. Menya, V. Naanyu, S.D. Pastakia, T.W. Valente, C.C. Wanyonyi, and V. Fuster, Bridging Income Generation with Group Integrated Care for cardiovascular risk reduction: Rationale and design of the BIGPIC study. Am Heart J, 2017. 188: p. 175-185.
PubMed ID: 28577673
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Clinical characteristics and 12-month outcomes of patients with valvular and non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Kenya
Citation: Temu, T.M., K.A. Lane, C. Shen, L. Ng'ang'a, C.O. Akwanalo, P.S. Chen, W. Emonyi, S.R. Heckbert, M.M. Koech, I. Manji, M. Vatta, E.J. Velazquez, J. Wessel, S. Kimaiyo, T.S. Inui, and G.S. Bloomfield, Clinical characteristics and 12-month outcomes of patients with valvular and non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Kenya. PLoS One, 2017. 12(9): p. e0185204.
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Citation: Manion, M., B.B. Andrade, R. DerSimonian, W.J. Gu, A. Rupert, L.W. Musselwhite, J.G. Sierra-Madero, P.F. Belaunzaran-Zamudio, I. Sanne, M.M. Lederman, and I. Sereti, Country of residence is associated with distinct inflammatory biomarker signatures in HIV-infected patients. Journal of Virus Eradication, 2017. 3(1): p. 24-33.
Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the AUDIT and CAGE Questionnaires in Tanzanian Swahili for a Traumatic Brain Injury Population
Citation: Vissoci, J.R.N., J. Hertz, D. El-Gabri, J.R. Andrade Do Nascimento, L. Pestillo De Oliveira, B.T. Mmbaga, M. Mvungi, and C.A. Staton, Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the AUDIT and CAGE Questionnaires in Tanzanian Swahili for a Traumatic Brain Injury Population. Alcohol Alcohol, 2018. 53(1): p. 112-120.
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Diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: from clinical care to health policy
Citation: Atun, R., J.I. Davies, E.A.M. Gale, T. Barnighausen, D. Beran, A.P. Kengne, N.S. Levitt, F.W. Mangugu, M.J. Nyirenda, G.D. Ogle, K. Ramaiya, N.K. Sewankambo, E. Sobngwi, S. Tesfaye, J.S. Yudkin, S. Basu, C. Bommer, E. Heesemann, J. Manne-Goehler, I. Postolovska, V. Sagalova, S. Vollmer, Z.G. Abbas, B. Ammon, M.T. Angamo, A. Annamreddi, A. Awasthi, S. Besancon, S. Bhadriraju, A. Binagwaho, P.I. Burgess, M.J. Burton, J. Chai, F.P. Chilunga, P. Chipendo, A. Conn, D.R. Joel, A.W. Eagan, C. Gishoma, J. Ho, S. Jong, S.S. Kakarmath, Y. Khan, R. Kharel, M.A. Kyle, S.C. Lee, A. Lichtman, C.P. Malm, M.N. Mbaye, M.A. Muhimpundu, B.M. Mwagomba, K.J. Mwangi, M. Nair, S.P. Niyonsenga, B. Njuguna, O.L.O. Okafor, O. Okunade, P.H. Park, S.D. Pastakia, C. Pekny, A. Reja, C.N. Rotimi, S. Rwunganira, D. Sando, G. Sarriera, A. Sharma, A. Sidibe, E.S. Siraj, A.S. Syed, K. Van Acker, and M. Werfalli, Diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: from clinical care to health policy. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, 2017. 5(8): p. 622-667.
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Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study
Citation: Marks, F., V. von Kalckreuth, P. Aaby, Y. Adu-Sarkodie, M.A. El Tayeb, M. Ali, A. Aseffa, S. Baker, H.M. Biggs, M. Bjerregaard-Andersen, R.F. Breiman, J.I. Campbell, L. Cosmas, J.A. Crump, L.M.C. Espinoza, J.F. Deerin, D.M. Dekker, B.S. Fields, N. Gasmelseed, J.T. Hertz, N. Van Minh Hoang, J. Im, A. Jaeger, H.J. Jeon, L.P. Kabore, K.H. Keddy, F. Konings, R. Krumkamp, B. Ley, S.V. Lofberg, J. May, C.G. Meyer, E.D. Mintz, J.M. Montgomery, A.A. Niang, C. Nichols, B. Olack, G.D. Pak, U. Panzner, J.K. Park, S.E. Park, H. Rabezanahary, R. Rakotozandrindrainy, T.M. Raminosoa, T.J.L. Razafindrabe, E. Sampo, H. Schutt-Gerowitt, A.G. Sow, N. Sarpong, H.J. Seo, A. Sooka, A.B. Soura, A. Tall, M. Teferi, K. Thriemer, M.R. Warren, B. Yeshitela, J.D. Clemens, and T.F. Wierzba, Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study. Lancet Glob Health, 2017. 5(3): p. e310-e323.
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Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in infants study (IRIS) of hospitalized and non-ill infants aged <1 year in four countries: study design and methods
Citation: Thompson, M.G., D.R. Hunt, A.K. Arbaji, A. Simaku, V.L. Tallo, H.M. Biggs, C. Kulb, A. Gordon, I.A. Khader, S. Bino, M.G. Lucero, E. Azziz-Baumgartner, P. Shifflett, F. Sanchez, B.I. Marar, I. Bakalli, E.A. Simoes, M.Z. Levine, J.K. Meece, A. Balmaseda, T.M. Al-Sanouri, M. Dhimolea, J.N. de Jesus, N.J. Thornburg, S.I. Gerber, L. Gresh, and I. Network, Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in infants study (IRIS) of hospitalized and non-ill infants aged <1 year in four countries: study design and methods. BMC Infect Dis, 2017. 17(1): p. 222.
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One-year mortality outcomes and hospital readmissions of patients admitted with acute heart failure: Data from the Trivandrum Heart Failure Registry in Kerala, India
Citation: Harikrishnan, S., G. Sanjay, A. Agarwal, N.P. Kumar, K.K. Kumar, C.G. Bahuleyan, G. Vijayaraghavan, S. Viswanathan, M. Sreedharan, R. Biju, N. Rajalekshmi, T. Nair, K. Suresh, and P. Jeemon, One-year mortality outcomes and hospital readmissions of patients admitted with acute heart failure: Data from the Trivandrum Heart Failure Registry in Kerala, India. Am Heart J, 2017. 189: p. 193-199.
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Palliative Care in Rwanda: Aiming for Universal Access
Citation: Krakauer, E.L., M.A. Muhimpundu, D. Mukasahaha, J.C. Tayari, C. Ntizimira, B. Uhagaze, T. Mugwaneza, A. Ruzima, E. Mpanumusingo, M. Gasana, V. Karamuka, J.L. Nkurikiyimfura, P. Park, P. Barebwanuwe, N. Tapela, S.N. Elmore, G. Bukhman, M. Leng, L. Grant, A. Binagwaho, and R. Sezibera, Palliative Care in Rwanda: Aiming for Universal Access. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2018. 55(2S): p. S77-S80.
PubMed ID: 28803090
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2016

Barriers Influencing Linkage to Hypertension Care in Kenya: Qualitative Analysis from the LARK Hypertension Study
Citation: Naanyu, V., R. Vedanthan, J.H. Kamano, J.K. Rotich, K.K. Lagat, P. Kiptoo, C. Kofler, K.K. Mutai, G.S. Bloomfield, D. Menya, S. Kimaiyo, V. Fuster, C.R. Horowitz, and T.S. Inui, Barriers Influencing Linkage to Hypertension Care in Kenya: Qualitative Analysis from the LARK Hypertension Study. J Gen Intern Med, 2016. 31(3): p. 304-14.
PubMed ID: 26728782
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Comparison of Nonblood-Based and Blood-Based Total CV Risk Scores in Global Populations
Citation: Gaziano, T.A., S. Abrahams-Gessel, S. Alam, D. Alam, M. Ali, G. Bloomfield, R.M. Carrillo-Larco, P. Dorairaj, L. Gutierrez, V. Irazola, N.S. Levitt, J.J. Miranda, A. Bernabe-Ortiz, A. Pandya, A. Rubinstein, K. Steyn, D. Xavier, and L.L. Yan, Comparison of Nonblood-Based and Blood-Based Total CV Risk Scores in Global Populations. Glob Heart, 2016. 11(1): p. 37-46 e2.
PubMed ID: 27102021
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Comparison of the Estimated Incidence of Acute Leptospirosis in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania between 2007-08 and 2012-14
Citation: Maze, M.J., H.M. Biggs, M.P. Rubach, R.L. Galloway, S. Cash-Goldwasser, K.J. Allan, J.E. Halliday, J.T. Hertz, W. Saganda, B.F. Lwezaula, S. Cleaveland, B.T. Mmbaga, V.P. Maro, and J.A. Crump, Comparison of the Estimated Incidence of Acute Leptospirosis in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania between 2007-08 and 2012-14. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2016. 10(12): p. e0005165.
PubMed ID: 27911902
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Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka
Citation: Bodinayake, C.K., L.G. Tillekeratne, A. Nagahawatte, V. Devasiri, W. Kodikara Arachichi, J.J. Strouse, O.M. Sessions, R. Kurukulasooriya, A. Uehara, S. Howe, X.M. Ong, S. Tan, A. Chow, P. Tummalapalli, A.D. De Silva, T. Ostbye, C.W. Woods, D.J. Gubler, and M.E. Reller, Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2016. 10(10): p. e0004995.
PubMed ID: 27711206
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Extended-spectrum ss-Lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae as a Common Cause of Urinary Tract Infections in Sri Lanka
Citation: Tillekeratne, L.G., D. Vidanagama, R. Tippalagama, R. Lewkebandara, M. Joyce, B.P. Nicholson, A. Nagahawatte, C.K. Bodinayake, A.D. De Silva, and C.W. Woods, Extended-spectrum ss-Lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae as a Common Cause of Urinary Tract Infections in Sri Lanka. Infect Chemother, 2016. 48(3): p. 160-165.
PubMed ID: 27704730
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Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
Citation: Owolabi, M., P. Olowoyo, J.J. Miranda, R. Akinyemi, W. Feng, J. Yaria, T. Makanjuola, S. Yaya, J. Kaczorowski, L. Thabane, J. Van Olmen, P. Mathur, C. Chow, A. Kengne, R. Saulson, A.G. Thrift, R. Joshi, G.S. Bloomfield, M. Gebregziabher, G. Parker, C. Agyemang, P.A. Modesti, S. Norris, L. Ogunjimi, T. Farombi, E.S. Melikam, E. Uvere, B. Salako, B. Ovbiagele, and C. Initiative, Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review. Hypertension, 2016. 68(6): p. 1328-1337.
PubMed ID: 27698059
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Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia Treatment at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence in Rwanda
Citation: Nzayisenga, I., R. Segal, N. Pritchett, M.J. Xu, P.H. Park, E.V. Mpanumusingo, D.G. Umuhizi, D.P. Goldstein, R.S. Berkowitz, V. Hategekimana, C. Muhayimana, F. Rubagumya, T. Fadelu, N. Tapela, T. Mpunga, and R.G. Ghebre, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia Treatment at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence in Rwanda. J Glob Oncol, 2016. 2(6): p. 365-374.
PubMed ID: 28717722
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Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control in Selected LMIC Communities: Results From the NHLBI/UHG Network of Centers of Excellence for Chronic Diseases
Citation: Irazola, V.E., L. Gutierrez, G. Bloomfield, R.M. Carrillo-Larco, P. Dorairaj, T. Gaziano, N.S. Levitt, J.J. Miranda, A.B. Ortiz, K. Steyn, Y. Wu, D. Xavier, L.L. Yan, J. He, and A. Rubinstein, Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control in Selected LMIC Communities: Results From the NHLBI/UHG Network of Centers of Excellence for Chronic Diseases. Glob Heart, 2016. 11(1): p. 47-59.
PubMed ID: 27102022
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Increase in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus Cases in Saudi Arabia Linked to Hospital Outbreak With Continued Circulation of Recombinant Virus, July 1-August 31, 2015
Citation: Assiri, A.M., H.M. Biggs, G.R. Abedi, X. Lu, A. Bin Saeed, O. Abdalla, M. Mohammed, H.M. Al-Abdely, H.S. Algarni, R.F. Alhakeem, M.M. Almasri, A.A. Alsharef, R. Nooh, D.D. Erdman, S.I. Gerber, and J.T. Watson, Increase in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus Cases in Saudi Arabia Linked to Hospital Outbreak With Continued Circulation of Recombinant Virus, July 1-August 31, 2015. Open Forum Infect Dis, 2016. 3(3): p. ofw165.
PubMed ID: 27704019
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Intensive point-of-care ultrasound training with long-term follow-up in a cohort of Rwandan physicians
Citation: Henwood, P.C., D.C. Mackenzie, J.S. Rempell, E. Douglass, D. Dukundane, A.S. Liteplo, M.M. Leo, A.F. Murray, S. Vaillancourt, A.J. Dean, R.E. Lewiss, S. Rulisa, E. Krebs, A.K. Raja Rao, E. Rudakemwa, V. Rusanganwa, P. Kyanmanywa, and V.E. Noble, Intensive point-of-care ultrasound training with long-term follow-up in a cohort of Rwandan physicians. Trop Med Int Health, 2016. 21(12): p. 1531-1538.
PubMed ID: 27758005
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Markers of Atherosclerosis, Clinical Characteristics, and Treatment Patterns in Heart Failure: A Case-Control Study of Middle-Aged Adult Heart Failure Patients in Rural Kenya
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., A.K. DeLong, C.O. Akwanalo, J.W. Hogan, E.J. Carter, D.F. Aswa, C. Binanay, M. Koech, S. Kimaiyo, and E.J. Velazquez, Markers of Atherosclerosis, Clinical Characteristics, and Treatment Patterns in Heart Failure: A Case-Control Study of Middle-Aged Adult Heart Failure Patients in Rural Kenya. Glob Heart, 2016. 11(1): p. 97-107.
PubMed ID: 27102027
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A Multicountry Molecular Analysis of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi With Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin in Sub-Saharan Africa
Citation: Al-Emran, H.M., D. Eibach, R. Krumkamp, M. Ali, S. Baker, H.M. Biggs, M. Bjerregaard-Andersen, R.F. Breiman, J.D. Clemens, J.A. Crump, L.M. Cruz Espinoza, J. Deerin, D.M. Dekker, A. Gassama Sow, J.T. Hertz, J. Im, S. Ibrango, V. von Kalckreuth, L.P. Kabore, F. Konings, S.V. Lofberg, C.G. Meyer, E.D. Mintz, J.M. Montgomery, B. Olack, G.D. Pak, U. Panzner, S.E. Park, J.L. Razafindrabe, H. Rabezanahary, J.P. Rakotondrainiarivelo, R. Rakotozandrindrainy, T.M. Raminosoa, H. Schutt-Gerowitt, E. Sampo, A.B. Soura, A. Tall, M. Warren, T.F. Wierzba, J. May, and F. Marks, A Multicountry Molecular Analysis of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi With Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis, 2016. 62 Suppl 1: p. S42-6.
PubMed ID: 26933020
DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ788
A plausible causal link between antiretroviral therapy and increased blood pressure in a sub-Saharan African setting: A propensity score-matched analysis
Citation: Nduka, C.U., S. Stranges, G.S. Bloomfield, P.K. Kimani, G. Achinge, A.O. Malu, and O.A. Uthman, A plausible causal link between antiretroviral therapy and increased blood pressure in a sub-Saharan African setting: A propensity score-matched analysis. Int J Cardiol, 2016. 220: p. 400-7.
PubMed ID: 27390962
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Tackling NCD in LMIC: Achievements and Lessons Learned From the NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program
Citation: Engelgau, M.M., U.K. Sampson, C. Rabadan-Diehl, R. Smith, J. Miranda, G.S. Bloomfield, D. Belis, K.M. Narayan, L. National Health, and C. Blood Institute-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence, Tackling NCD in LMIC: Achievements and Lessons Learned From the NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program. Glob Heart, 2016. 11(1): p. 5-15.
PubMed ID: 27102018
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Traditional medicine practices among community members with diabetes mellitus in Northern Tanzania: an ethnomedical survey
Citation: Lunyera, J., D. Wang, V. Maro, F. Karia, D. Boyd, J. Omolo, U.D. Patel, J.W. Stanifer, e.K. Comprehensive Kidney Disease Assessment For Risk factors, and S. Attitudes, Traditional medicine practices among community members with diabetes mellitus in Northern Tanzania: an ethnomedical survey. BMC Complement Altern Med, 2016. 16(1): p. 282.
PubMed ID: 27514380
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Training and Capacity Building in LMIC for Research in Heart and Lung Diseases: The NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., D. Xavier, D. Belis, D. Alam, P. Davis, P. Dorairaj, H. Ghannem, R.H. Gilman, D. Kamath, S. Kimaiyo, N. Levitt, H. Martinez, G. Mejicano, J.J. Miranda, T.P. Koehlmoos, C. Rabadan-Diehl, M. Ramirez-Zea, A. Rubinstein, K.A. Sacksteder, K. Steyn, N. Tandon, R. Vedanthan, T. Wolbach, Y. Wu, and L.L. Yan, Training and Capacity Building in LMIC for Research in Heart and Lung Diseases: The NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program. Glob Heart, 2016. 11(1): p. 17-25.
PubMed ID: 27102019
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Vitamin D, D-dimer, Interferon gamma, and sCD14 Levels are Independently Associated with Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: A Prospective, International Study
Citation: Musselwhite, L.W., B.B. Andrade, S.S. Ellenberg, A. Tierney, P.F. Belaunzaran-Zamudio, A. Rupert, M.M. Lederman, I. Sanne, J.G. Sierra Madero, and I. Sereti, Vitamin D, D-dimer, Interferon gamma, and sCD14 Levels are Independently Associated with Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: A Prospective, International Study. EBioMedicine, 2016. 4: p. 115-23.
PubMed ID: 26981576
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2015

Agreement Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Scores in Resource-Limited Settings: Evidence from 5 Peruvian Sites
Citation: Bazo-Alvarez, J.C., R. Quispe, F. Peralta, J.A. Poterico, G.A. Valle, M. Burroughs, T. Pillay, R.H. Gilman, W. Checkley, G. Malaga, L. Smeeth, A. Bernabe-Ortiz, J.J. Miranda, P.M. Study, and C.C.S. Group, Agreement Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Scores in Resource-Limited Settings: Evidence from 5 Peruvian Sites. Critical Pathways in Cardiology: A Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 2015. 14(2): p. 74-80.
DOI: 10.1097/HPC.0000000000000045
Behaviour change strategies for reducing blood pressure-related disease burden: findings from a global implementation research programme
Citation: Gacd Hypertension Research Programme, W.G., D. Peiris, S.R. Thompson, A. Beratarrechea, M.K. Cardenas, F. Diez-Canseco, J. Goudge, J. Gyamfi, J.H. Kamano, V. Irazola, C. Johnson, A.P. Kengne, N.K. Keat, J.J. Miranda, S. Mohan, B. Mukasa, E. Ng, R. Nieuwlaat, O. Ogedegbe, B. Ovbiagele, J. Plange-Rhule, D. Praveen, A. Salam, M. Thorogood, A.G. Thrift, R. Vedanthan, S.P. Waddy, J. Webster, R. Webster, K. Yeates, K. Yusoff, and m. Hypertension Research Programme, Behaviour change strategies for reducing blood pressure-related disease burden: findings from a global implementation research programme. Implement Sci, 2015. 10(1): p. 158.
PubMed ID: 26553092
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Building Sustainable Capacity for Cardiovascular Care at a Public Hospital in Western Kenya
Citation: Binanay, C.A., C.O. Akwanalo, W. Aruasa, F.A. Barasa, G.R. Corey, S. Crowe, F. Esamai, R. Einterz, M.C. Foster, A. Gardner, J. Kibosia, S. Kimaiyo, M. Koech, B. Korir, J.E. Lawrence, S. Lukas, I. Manji, P. Maritim, F. Ogaro, P. Park, S.D. Pastakia, W. Sugut, R. Vedanthan, R. Yanoh, E.J. Velazquez, and G.S. Bloomfield, Building Sustainable Capacity for Cardiovascular Care at a Public Hospital in Western Kenya. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2015. 66(22): p. 2550-60.
PubMed ID: 26653630
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Development and validation of a cross-cultural knowledge, attitudes, and practices survey instrument for chronic kidney disease in a Swahili-speaking population
Citation: Stanifer, J.W., F. Karia, C.I. Voils, E.L. Turner, V. Maro, D. Shimbi, H. Kilawe, M. Lazaro, and U.D. Patel, Development and validation of a cross-cultural knowledge, attitudes, and practices survey instrument for chronic kidney disease in a Swahili-speaking population. PLoS One, 2015. 10(3): p. e0121722.
PubMed ID: 25811781
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Effect of an early perinatal depression intervention on long-term child development outcomes: follow-up of the Thinking Healthy Programme randomised controlled trial
Citation: Maselko, J., S. Sikander, S. Bhalotra, O. Bangash, N. Ganga, S. Mukherjee, H. Egger, L. Franz, A. Bibi, R. Liaqat, M. Kanwal, T. Abbasi, M. Noor, N. Ameen, and A. Rahman, Effect of an early perinatal depression intervention on long-term child development outcomes: follow-up of the Thinking Healthy Programme randomised controlled trial. Lancet Psychiatry, 2015. 2(7): p. 609-17.
PubMed ID: 26303558
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Etiology of pediatric fever in western Kenya: a case-control study of falciparum malaria, respiratory viruses, and streptococcal pharyngitis
Citation: O'Meara, W.P., J.A. Mott, J. Laktabai, K. Wamburu, B. Fields, J. Armstrong, S.M. Taylor, C. MacIntyre, R. Sen, D. Menya, W. Pan, B.P. Nicholson, C.W. Woods, and T.L. Holland, Etiology of pediatric fever in western Kenya: a case-control study of falciparum malaria, respiratory viruses, and streptococcal pharyngitis. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2015. 92(5): p. 1030-7.
PubMed ID: 25758648
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Genetic mutations in African patients with atrial fibrillation: Rationale and design of the Study of Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation in an African Population (SIGNAL)
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., T.M. Temu, C.O. Akwanalo, P.S. Chen, W. Emonyi, S.R. Heckbert, M.M. Koech, I. Manji, C. Shen, M. Vatta, E.J. Velazquez, J. Wessel, S. Kimaiyo, and T.S. Inui, Genetic mutations in African patients with atrial fibrillation: Rationale and design of the Study of Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation in an African Population (SIGNAL). Am Heart J, 2015. 170(3): p. 455-64 e5.
PubMed ID: 26385028
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IL-10, IL-15, IL-17, and GMCSF levels in cervical cancer tissue of Tanzanian women infected with HPV16/18 vs. non-HPV16/18 genotypes
Citation: Vidal, A.C., D. Skaar, R. Maguire, S. Dodor, L.W. Musselwhite, J.A. Bartlett, O. Oneko, J. Obure, P. Mlay, S.K. Murphy, and C. Hoyo, IL-10, IL-15, IL-17, and GMCSF levels in cervical cancer tissue of Tanzanian women infected with HPV16/18 vs. non-HPV16/18 genotypes. Infect Agent Cancer, 2015. 10(1): p. 10.
PubMed ID: 25810759
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Prevalence of sexual violence against children and use of social services – seven countries, 2007-2013
Citation: Sumner, S.A., A.A. Mercy, J. Saul, N. Motsa-Nzuza, G. Kwesigabo, R. Buluma, L.H. Marcelin, H. Lina, M. Shawa, M. Moloney-Kitts, T. Kilbane, C. Sommarin, D.P. Ligiero, K. Brookmeyer, L. Chiang, V. Lea, J. Lee, H. Kress, S.D. Hillis, C. Centers for Disease, and Prevention, Prevalence of sexual violence against children and use of social services - seven countries, 2007-2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 2015. 64(21): p. 565-9.
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Sustained Domestic Vector Exposure Is Associated With Increased Chagas Cardiomyopathy Risk but Decreased Parasitemia and Congenital Transmission Risk Among Young Women in Bolivia
Citation: Kaplinski, M., M. Jois, G. Galdos-Cardenas, V.R. Rendell, V. Shah, R.Q. Do, R. Marcus, M.S. Pena, C. Abastoflor Mdel, C. LaFuente, R. Bozo, E. Valencia, M. Verastegui, R. Colanzi, R.H. Gilman, C. Bern, B. Working Group on Chagas Disease in, and Peru, Sustained Domestic Vector Exposure Is Associated With Increased Chagas Cardiomyopathy Risk but Decreased Parasitemia and Congenital Transmission Risk Among Young Women in Bolivia. Clin Infect Dis, 2015. 61(6): p. 918-26.
PubMed ID: 26063720
DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ446
Use of Rapid Influenza Testing to Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions Among Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness in Southern Sri Lanka
Citation: Tillekeratne, L.G., C.K. Bodinayake, A. Nagahawatte, D. Vidanagama, V. Devasiri, W.K. Arachchi, R. Kurukulasooriya, A.D. De Silva, T. Ostbye, M.E. Reller, and C.W. Woods, Use of Rapid Influenza Testing to Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions Among Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness in Southern Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2015. 93(5): p. 1031-7.
PubMed ID: 26283748
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0269

2014

Evaluation of in-hospital management for febrile illness in Northern Tanzania before and after 2010 World Health Organization Guidelines for the treatment of malaria
Citation: Moon, A.M., H.M. Biggs, M.P. Rubach, J.A. Crump, V.P. Maro, W. Saganda, and E.A. Reddy, Evaluation of in-hospital management for febrile illness in Northern Tanzania before and after 2010 World Health Organization Guidelines for the treatment of malaria. PLoS One, 2014. 9(2): p. e89814.
PubMed ID: 24587056
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089814
HIV and noncommunicable cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases in low- and middle-income countries in the ART era: what we know and best directions for future research
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., P. Khazanie, A. Morris, C. Rabadan-Diehl, L.A. Benjamin, D. Murdoch, V.S. Radcliff, E.J. Velazquez, and C. Hicks, HIV and noncommunicable cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases in low- and middle-income countries in the ART era: what we know and best directions for future research. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 2014. 67 Suppl 1(SUPPL.1): p. S40-53.
PubMed ID: 25117960
DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000257
Optimizing linkage and retention to hypertension care in rural Kenya (LARK hypertension study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Citation: Vedanthan, R., J.H. Kamano, V. Naanyu, A.K. Delong, M.C. Were, E.A. Finkelstein, D. Menya, C.O. Akwanalo, G.S. Bloomfield, C.A. Binanay, E.J. Velazquez, J.W. Hogan, C.R. Horowitz, T.S. Inui, S. Kimaiyo, and V. Fuster, Optimizing linkage and retention to hypertension care in rural Kenya (LARK hypertension study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 2014. 15: p. 143.
PubMed ID: 24767476
DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-143
Prioritizing essential surgery and safe anesthesia for the Post-2015 Development Agenda: operative capacities of 78 district hospitals in 7 low- and middle-income countries
Citation: LeBrun, D.G., S. Chackungal, T.E. Chao, L.M. Knowlton, A.F. Linden, M.R. Notrica, C.V. Solis, and K.A. McQueen, Prioritizing essential surgery and safe anesthesia for the Post-2015 Development Agenda: operative capacities of 78 district hospitals in 7 low- and middle-income countries. Surgery, 2014. 155(3): p. 365-73.
PubMed ID: 24439745
DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.10.008

2013

Associations between methylation of paternally expressed gene 3 (PEG3), cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cervical cancer
Citation: Nye, M.D., C. Hoyo, Z. Huang, A.C. Vidal, F. Wang, F. Overcash, J.S. Smith, B. Vasquez, B. Hernandez, B. Swai, O. Oneko, P. Mlay, J. Obure, M.D. Gammon, J.A. Bartlett, and S.K. Murphy, Associations between methylation of paternally expressed gene 3 (PEG3), cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cervical cancer. PLoS One, 2013. 8(2): p. e56325.
PubMed ID: 23418553
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056325
Multiple cardiovascular risk factors in Kenya: evidence from a health and demographic surveillance system using the WHO STEPwise approach to chronic disease risk factor surveillance
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., A. Mwangi, P. Chege, C.J. Simiyu, D.F. Aswa, D. Odhiambo, A.A. Obala, P. Ayuo, and B.O. Khwa-Otsyula, Multiple cardiovascular risk factors in Kenya: evidence from a health and demographic surveillance system using the WHO STEPwise approach to chronic disease risk factor surveillance. Heart, 2013. 99(18): p. 1323-9.
PubMed ID: 23872588
DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-303913
Waiting to inhale: An exploratory review of conditions that may predispose to pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure in persons exposed to household air pollution in low- and middle-income countries
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., D.K. Lagat, O.C. Akwanalo, E.J. Carter, N. Lugogo, R. Vedanthan, E.J. Velazquez, S. Kimaiyo, and C.B. Sherman, Waiting to inhale: An exploratory review of conditions that may predispose to pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure in persons exposed to household air pollution in low- and middle-income countries. Glob Heart, 2012. 7(3): p. 249-259.
PubMed ID: 23687634
DOI: 10.1016/j.gheart.2012.06.015

2012

Geographic information system-based screening for TB, HIV, and syphilis (GIS-THIS): a cross-sectional study
Citation: Goswami, N.D., E.J. Hecker, C. Vickery, M.A. Ahearn, G.M. Cox, D.P. Holland, S. Naggie, C. Piedrahita, A. Mosher, Y. Torres, B.L. Norton, S. Suchindran, P.H. Park, D. Turner, and J.E. Stout, Geographic information system-based screening for TB, HIV, and syphilis (GIS-THIS): a cross-sectional study. PLoS One, 2012. 7(10): p. e46029.
PubMed ID: 23056227
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046029

2011

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2019

The whole-genome landscape of Burkitt lymphoma subtypes
Citation: Panea, R.I., C.L. Love, J.R. Shingleton, A. Reddy, J.A. Bailey, A.M. Moormann, J.A. Otieno, J.M. Ong'echa, C.I. Oduor, K.M.S. Schroeder, N. Masalu, N.J. Chao, M. Agajanian, M.B. Major, Y. Fedoriw, K.L. Richards, G. Rymkiewicz, R.R. Miles, B. Alobeid, G. Bhagat, C.R. Flowers, S.L. Ondrejka, E.D. Hsi, W.W.L. Choi, R.K.H. Au-Yeung, W. Hartmann, G. Lenz, H. Meyerson, Y.Y. Lin, Y. Zhuang, M.A. Luftig, A. Waldrop, T. Dave, D. Thakkar, H. Sahay, G. Li, B.C. Palus, V. Seshadri, S.Y. Kim, R.D. Gascoyne, S. Levy, M. Mukhopadyay, D.B. Dunson, and S.S. Dave, The whole-genome landscape of Burkitt lymphoma subtypes. Blood, 2019. 134(19): p. 1598-1607.
PubMed ID: 31558468
DOI: 10.1182/blood.2019001880

2021

Colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among infants: an observational study in southern Sri Lanka
Citation: Meredith, H.R., S. Kularatna, K. Nagaro, A. Nagahawatte, C. Bodinayake, R. Kurukulasooriya, N. Wijesingha, L.B. Harden, B. Piyasiri, A. Hammouda, B.M. Wiegmann, B.P. Nicholson, M. Joyce, C.W. Woods, A.H.M. Van Vliet, S. Thakur, and L.G. Tillekeratne, Colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among infants: an observational study in southern Sri Lanka. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 2021. 10(1): p. 72.
PubMed ID: 33931120
DOI: 10.1186/s13756-021-00938-3
Group Medical Visit and Microfinance Intervention for Patients With Diabetes or Hypertension in Kenya
Citation: Vedanthan, R., J.H. Kamano, S.A. Chrysanthopoulou, R. Mugo, B. Andama, G.S. Bloomfield, C.W. Chesoli, A.K. DeLong, D. Edelman, E.A. Finkelstein, C.R. Horowitz, S. Manyara, D. Menya, V. Naanyu, V. Orango, S.D. Pastakia, T.W. Valente, J.W. Hogan, and V. Fuster, Group Medical Visit and Microfinance Intervention for Patients With Diabetes or Hypertension in Kenya. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2021. 77(16): p. 2007-2018.
PubMed ID: 33888251
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2021.03.002
Implementation outcomes of national decentralization of integrated outpatient services for severe non-communicable diseases to district hospitals in Rwanda
Citation: Niyonsenga, S.P., P.H. Park, G. Ngoga, E. Ntaganda, F. Kateera, N. Gupta, E. Rwagasore, S. Rwunganira, A. Munyarugo, C. Mutumbira, S. Dusabayezu, A. Eagan, C. Boudreaux, C. Noble, M.A. Muhimpundu, F.G. Ndayisaba, S. Nsanzimana, G. Bukhman, and F. Uwinkindi, Implementation outcomes of national decentralization of integrated outpatient services for severe non-communicable diseases to district hospitals in Rwanda. Trop Med Int Health, 2021.
PubMed ID: 33892521
DOI: 10.1111/tmi.13593

2015

Disparities in cardiovascular research output and citations from 52 African countries: a time-trend, bibliometric analysis (1999-2008)
Citation: Bloomfield, G.S., A. Baldridge, A. Agarwal, M.D. Huffman, L.D. Colantonio, E. Bahiru, V.S. Ajay, P. Prabhakaran, G. Lewison, and D. Prabhakaran, Disparities in cardiovascular research output and citations from 52 African countries: a time-trend, bibliometric analysis (1999-2008). J Am Heart Assoc, 2015. 4(4).
PubMed ID: 25836056
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.114.001606

2016

The Relationship Between Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonella Disease, Other Bacterial Bloodstream Infections, and Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa
Citation: Park, S.E., G.D. Pak, P. Aaby, Y. Adu-Sarkodie, M. Ali, A. Aseffa, H.M. Biggs, M. Bjerregaard-Andersen, R.F. Breiman, J.A. Crump, L.M. Cruz Espinoza, M.A. Eltayeb, N. Gasmelseed, J.T. Hertz, J. Im, A. Jaeger, L. Parfait Kabore, V. von Kalckreuth, K.H. Keddy, F. Konings, R. Krumkamp, C.A. MacLennan, C.G. Meyer, J.M. Montgomery, A. Ahmet Niang, C. Nichols, B. Olack, U. Panzner, J.K. Park, H. Rabezanahary, R. Rakotozandrindrainy, E. Sampo, N. Sarpong, H. Schutt-Gerowitt, A. Sooka, A.B. Soura, A.G. Sow, A. Tall, M. Teferi, B. Yeshitela, J. May, T.F. Wierzba, J.D. Clemens, S. Baker, and F. Marks, The Relationship Between Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonella Disease, Other Bacterial Bloodstream Infections, and Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis, 2016. 62 Suppl 1: p. S23-31.
PubMed ID: 26933016
DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ893

2012