Publications

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).

Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV at a Patient’s First Clinic Visit: The RapIT Randomized Controlled Trial

Sydney Rosen, Mhairi Maskew, Matthew P. Fox, Cynthia Nyoni, Constance Mongwenyana, Given Malete, Ian Sanne, Dorah Bokaba, Celeste Sauls, Julia Rohr, Lawrence Long

PLOS Medicine. 2016 May;.

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;.

A quantitative assessment of termination of sexual violence-related pregnancies in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Shada A. Rouhani, Jennifer Scott, Gillian Burkhardt, Monica A. Onyango, Sadia Haider, Ashley Greiner, Katherine Albutt, Michael VanRooyen and Susan A. Bartels

BioMed Central. 2016 Apr;.

Profile of illness in Syrian refugees: A GeoSentinel analysis

FP Mockenhaupt, KA Barbre, M Jensenius, CS Larsen, ED Barnett, W Stauffer, C Rothe, H Asgeirsson, DH Hamer, DH Esposito, P Gautret, P Schlagenhauf

Eurosuveillance. 2016 Mar; 21(10).

Treatment outcomes of HIV-positive patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy in private versus public HIV clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa

Faith Moyo, Charles Chasela, Alana T Brennan, Osman Ebrahim, Ian M Sanne, Lawrence Long, and Denise Evans

Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Mar; 8:37-47.

Husbands’ experiences and perceptions regarding utilisation of maternity waiting homes in rural Zambia

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

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2016 Feb;.

Is Patent “Evergreening” Restricting Access to Medicine/Device Combination Products?

Reed F. Beall; Jason W. Nickerson; Warren A. Kaplan; Amir Attaran

PLOS ONE. 2016 Feb;.

The High Cost of HIV-Positive Inpatient Care at an Urban Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

Lawrence C. Long, Matthew P. Fox, Celeste Sauls, Denise Evans, Ian Sanne, Sydney B. Rosen

PLOS One. 2016 Feb;.

Evaluating availability and price of essential medicines in Boston area (Massachusetts, USA) using WHO/HAI methodology

Abhishek Sharma, Lindsey Rorden, Margaret Ewen, and Richard Laing

Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 2016 Jan; 9(12).

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.

Revealing the burden of obesity using weight histories

Stokes, Andrew; Preston, Samuel

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016 Jan;.