Understanding Bacterial Isolates in Blood Culture and Approaches Used to Define Bacteria as Contaminants – A Literature Review

Belal Hossain, MSc, Mohammad Shahidul Islam, MSc, Atiqur Rahman, MSc, Mahfuza Marzan, MSc, Iftekhar Rafiqullah, MSc, Nicholas E. Connor, MSc, Mohammad Hasanuzzaman, MSc, Maksuda Islam, BA, Davidson H. Hamer, MD, Patricia L. Hibberd, MD, PhD, and Samir K. Saha, PhD

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2016 May; 35(5).

Classification of Blood Culture Isolates Into Contaminants and Pathogens on the Basis of Clinical and Laboratory Data

Belal Hossain, MSc, Martin W. Weber, PhD, Davidson H. Hamer, MD, Patricia L. Hibberd, MD, PhD, A. S. M. Nawshad Uddin Ahmed, FCPS, Mahfuza Marzan, MSc, Maksuda Islam, BA, Nicholas E. Connor, MSc, Mohammad Shahidul Islam, MSc, Anita K. Zaidi, SM, Abdullah H. Baqui, DrPH, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, PhD, Shahida M. Qureshi, MSc, Iftekhar Rafiqullah, MSc, Lesley McGee, PhD, and Samir K. Saha, PhD

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2016 May; 35(5).

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health: key messages from Disease Control Priorities 3rd Edition

Robert E Black, Carol Levin, Neff Walker, Doris Chou, Li Liu, Marleen Temmerman, for the DCP3 RMNCH Authors Group* (David Hamer and Julie Herlihy are part of the DCP3 RMNCH Authors Group)

The Lancet. 2016 Apr;.

Zika Virus: Rapid Spread in the Western Hemisphere

Lin H. Chen, MD; and Davidson H. Hamer, MD

Annals of Internal Medicine. 2016 Jan;.

Measles in the 21st Century, a Continuing Preventable Risk to Travelers: Data from the GeoSentinel Global Network

Sotir MJ, Esposito DH, Barnett ED, Leder K, Kozarsky PE, Lim PL, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Hamer DH, Kuhn S, Connor BA, Pradhan R, Caumes E

Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016 Jan; 62(2):210-212.

Beliefs, behaviors, and perceptions of community-led total sanitation and their relation to improved sanitation in rural Zambia

J. Joseph Lawrence, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Godfrey Biemba, Pavani K. Ram, Nicolas Osbert, Lora L. Sabin and Davidson H. Hamer

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2016 Jan;.

Antibiotic prescribing practices for patients with fever in the transition from presumptive treatment of malaria to ‘confirmand treat’ in Zambia: a cross-sectional study

Micky Ndhlovu, Emmy Nkhama, John M. Miller, and Davidson H. Hamer

Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2015 Dec; 20(12):1696-1706.

Reasons for home delivery and use of traditional birth attendants in rural Zambia: a qualitative study

Cephas Sialubanje, Karlijn Massar, Davidson H. Hamer and Robert AC Ruiter

BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth. 2015 Sep; 15(216):1-12.

Iron Supplementation in Iron-Replete and Nonanemic Pregnant Women in Tanzania A Randomized Clinical Trial

Analee J. Etheredge, MSPH, PhD; Zul Premji, MD; Nilupa S. Gunaratna, PhD; Ajibola Ibraheem Abioye, MD; Said Aboud, MD; Christopher Duggan, MD; Robert Mongi, MD; Laura Meloney, MPH; Donna Spiegelman, ScD; Drucilla Roberts, MD; Davidson H. Hamer, MD; Wafaie W. Fawzi, MBBS, DrPH

JAMA Pediatr.. 2015 Aug; online.

Improving access to skilled facility-based delivery services: Women’s beliefs on facilitators and barriers to the utilisation of maternity waiting homes in rural Zambia

Cephas Sialubanje, Karlijn Massar, Marit S. G. van der Pijl, Elisa Maria Kirch, Davidson H. Hamer and Robert A. C. Ruiter

Reproductive Health. 2015 Jul; 12(61):1-13.

Association between wood cooking fuel and maternal hypertension at delivery in central East India

Blair J. Wylie, Mrigendra P. Singh, Brent A. Coull, Ashlinn Quinn, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Lora Sabin, Davidson H. Hamer, Neeru Singh, and William B. MacLeod

Hypertens Pregnancy. 2015 Jul; 1-14.

Outcomes of infants born to women infected with hepatitis B

Schillie S, Walker T, Veselsky S, Crowley S, Dusek C, Lazaroff J, Morris SA, Onye K, Ko S, Fenlon N, Nelson NP, Murphy TV

Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):e1141 -e1147.

What is the burden of submicroscopic malaria in pregnancy in central India?

Neeru Singh, Praveen K. Bharti, Mrigendra P. Singh, Rajshree Singh, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Meghna Desai, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Malaisamy Muniyandi, Davidson H. Hamer, Blair J. Wylie

Pathogens and Global Health. 2015 Feb; 109(1):30-38.

Engagement of the Community, Traditional Leaders, and Public Health System in the Design and Implementation of a Large Community-Based, Cluster-Randomized Trial of Umbilical Cord Care in Zambia

Davidson H. Hamer, Julie M. Herlihy, Kebby Musokotwane, Bowen Banda, Chipo Mpamba, Boyd Mwangelwa, Portipher Pilingana, Donald M. Thea, Jonathon L. Simon, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Caroline Grogan, and Katherine E. A. Semrau

Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2015 Feb; 92(3):666-672.

Etiology of Bacteremia in Young Infants in Six Countries

Hamer, Davidson H.; Darmstadt, Gary L.; Carlin, John B.; Zaidi, Anita K. M.; Yeboah-Antwi, Kojo; Saha, Samir K.; Ray, Pallab; Narang, Anil; Mazzi, Eduardo; Kumar, Praveen; Kapil, Arti; Jeena, Prakash M.; Deorari, Ashok; Chowdury, A.K. Azad; Bartos, Andrés; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Adu-Sarkodie, Yaw; Adhikari, Miriam; Addo-Yobo, Emmanuel; Weber, Martin W.

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2015 Jan; 34(1):e1-e8.