Publications

Prevention and Management of Neonatal Hypothermia in Rural Zambia

Karsten Lunze, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, David R. Marsh, Sarah Ngolofwana Kafwanda, Austen Musso, Katherine Semrau, Karen Z. Waltensperger, Davidson H. Hamer

PLOS ONE. 2014 Apr; 9(4).

Local Perceptions, Cultural Beliefs and Practices That Shape Umbilical Cord Care: A Qualitative Study in Southern Province, Zambia

Julie M. Herlihy, Affan Shaikh, Arthur Mazimba, Natalie Gagne, Caroline Grogan, Chipo Mpamba, Bernadine Sooli, Grace Simamvwa, Catherine Mabeta, Peggy Shankoti, Lisa Messersmith, Katherine Semrau, and Davidson H. Hamer

PLOS ONE. 2013 Nov; 8(11):1-14.

Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in Zambia through mobile phone texting of blood test results

Phil Seidenberg, Stephen Nicholson, Merrick Schaefer, Katherine Semrau, Maximillian Bweupe, Noel Masese, Rachael Bonawitz, Lastone Chitembo, Caitlin Goggin & Donald M. Thea

WHO Bulletin. 2012 May; 90(5):321-400.

Quality and safety of integrated community case management of malaria using rapid diagnostic tests and pneumonia by community health workers

Davidson H. Hamer, Erin Twohig Brooks, Katherine Semrau, Portipher Pilingana, William B. MacLeod, Kazungu Siazeele, Lora L. Sabin, Donald M. Thea, & Kojo Yeboah-Antwi

Pathogens and Global Health. 2012 Mar; 106(1):32-39.

Longitudinal OVC Study in Zambia: Final Report

Scott N, Sylvester J, Semrau K, McClurg C, Mugala T, and Simon J

Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Global Health & Development and FHI 360; 2011 Aug.

Exclusive Breastfeeding and Breast Problems in HIV-infected Women

Semrau K., Kuhn L., Brooks D.R., Cabral H.J., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D.M., Aldrovandi G.M.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2011 Jun;.

Community Case Management of Fever Due to Malaria and Pneumonia in Children Under Five in Zambia: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Yeboah-Antwi K., Pilingana P., Macleod W.B., Semrau K., Siazeele K., Kalesha P., Hamainza B., Seidenberg P., Mazimba A., Sabin L., Kamholz K., Thea D.M., Hamer D.H.

PLoS Med. 2010 Sep; 7(9).

Restriction of HIV-1 Genotypes in Breast Milk does not Account for the Population Transmission Genetic Bottleneck that Occurs Following Transmission

Heath L., Conway S., Jones L., Semrau K., Nakamura K., Walter J., Decker W. D., Hong J., Chen T., Heil M., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D. M., Kuhn L., Mullins J. I., Aldrovandi G. M.

PLoS One. 2010 Apr; 5(4):e10213.

4E10-resistant HIV-1 Isolated from Four Subjects with Rare Membrane-proximal External Region Polymorphisms

Nakamura K. J., Gach J. S., Jones L., Semrau K., Walter J., Bibollet-Ruche F., Decker J. M., Heath L., Decker W. D., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D., Mullins J., Kuhn L., Zwick M. B., Aldrovandi G. M.

PLoS One. 2010 Mar; 5(3):e9786.

Elevations in Mortality Associated with Weaning Persist into the Second Year of Life among Uninfected Children Born to HIV-infected Mothers

Kuhn L., Sinkala M., Semrau K., Kankasa C., Kasonde P., Mwiya M., Hu C. C., Tsai W. Y., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan; 50(3):437-44.

Management of Pneumonia and Malaria at the Community Level in Zambia. Abstract 732

Yeboah-Antwi K., Pilingana P., MacLeod W.B., Semrau K., Siazeele K., Kalesha P., Hamainza B., Mtonga E., Chanda P., Sabin L., Kamholz K., Twohig E., Thea D.M., Hamer D.H.

58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 2009 Nov 1; Washington, DC.

High Concentrations of Interleukin 15 in Breast Milk are Associated with Protection Against Postnatal HIV Transmission

Walter J., Ghosh M. K., Kuhn L., Semrau K., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Oct; 200(10):1498-502.

Zambia Integrated Management of Malaria and Pneumonia Study

Yeboah-Antwi K., Pilangana P., Semrau K., Siazelee K., MacLeod W.B., Kalesha P., Hamainza B., Sabin L.L., Kamholz K., Chanda P., Seidenberg P., Mazimba A., Hamer D.H.

5th National Health Research Conference in Lusaka, Zambia; 2009 Sep 1; Lusaka, Zambia.

Detection of Low Levels of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) May be Critical for Early Diagnosis of Pediatric HIV Infection by Use of Dried Blood Spots

Walter J., Kuhn L., Semrau K., Decker D. W., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D. M., Bulterys M., Ou C. Y., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jul; 47(9):2989-91.

Mortality and Virologic Outcomes After Access to Antiretroviral Therapy Among a Cohort of HIV-infected Women who Received Single-Dose nevirapine in Lusaka, Zambia

Kuhn L., Semrau K., Ramachandran S., Sinkala M., Scott N., Kasonde P., Mwiya M., Kankasa C., Decker D., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Jun; 52(1):132-6.