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Katherine E. A. Semrau, Ph.D.


Barriers to Uptake of WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist in Five Intervention Health Facilities in Phase II of the BetterBirth Trial: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
Summer, 06/08/15 - 08/07/15

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  1. Subramanian L, Murthy S, Bogam P, Yan SD, Marx Delaney M, Goodwin CDG, Bobanski L, Rangarajan AS, Bhowmik A, Kashyap S, Ramnarayan N, Hawrusik R, Bell G, Kaur B, Rajkumar N, Mishra A, Alam SS, Semrau KEA. Just-in-time postnatal education programees to improve newborn care practices: needs and opportunities in low-resource settings. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Jul; 5(7). PMID: 32727842.
  2. Benova L, Moller AB, Hill K, Vaz LME, Morgan A, Hanson C, Semrau K, Al Arifeen S, Moran AC. What is meant by validity in maternal and newborn health measurement? A conceptual framework for understanding indicator validation. PLoS One. 2020; 15(5):e0233969. PMID: 32470019.
  3. Barnhart DA, Spiegelman D, Zigler CM, Kara N, Delaney MM, Kalita T, Maji P, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KEA. Coaching Intensity, Adherence to Essential Birth Practices, and Health Outcomes in the BetterBirth Trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2020 03 30; 8(1):38-54. PMID: 32127359.
  4. Molina RL, Neal BJ, Bobanski L, Singh VP, Neville BA, Delaney MM, Lipsitz S, Karlage A, Shetye M, Semrau KEA. Nurses' and auxiliary nurse midwives' adherence to essential birth practices with peer coaching in Uttar Pradesh, India: a secondary analysis of the BetterBirth trial. Implement Sci. 2020 01 03; 15(1):1. PMID: 31900167.
  5. Sabin LL, Semrau K, DeSilva M, Le LTT, Beard JJ, Hamer DH, Tuchman J, Hammett TM, Halim N, Reuben M, Mesic A, Vian T. Effectiveness of community outreach HIV prevention programs in Vietnam: a mixed methods evaluation. BMC Public Health. 2019 Aug 16; 19(1):1130. PMID: 31420034.
  6. Marx Delaney M, Miller KA, Bobanski L, Singh S, Kumar V, Karlage A, Tuller DE, Gawande AA, Semrau KEA. Unpacking the null: a post-hoc analysis of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist in Uttar Pradesh, India (BetterBirth). Lancet Glob Health. 2019 08; 7(8):e1088-e1096. PMID: 31303296.
  7. Makowiecka K, Marchant T, Betemariam W, Chaturvedi A, Jana L, Liman A, Mathewos B, Muhammad FB, Semrau K, Wunnava SS, Sibley LM, Berhanu D, Gautham M, Umar N, Spicer N, Schellenberg J. Characterising innovations in maternal and newborn health based on a common theory of change: lessons from developing and applying a characterisation framework in Nigeria, Ethiopia and India. BMJ Glob Health. 2019; 4(4):e001405. PMID: 31406587.
  8. Panariello N, Jurczak A, Spector J, Kumar V, Semrau K. Coherence in measurement and programming in maternal and newborn health: experience from the BetterBirth trial. J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 09; 113:83-85. PMID: 31108198.
  9. Molina RL, Villar J, Reyes A, Elliott J, Begley M, Johnson M, Palazuelos L, Montaño M, Flores H, Semrau KEA, Palazuelos D. Delivery practices and care experience during implementation of an adapted safe childbirth checklist and respectful care program in Chiapas, Mexico. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2019 Apr; 145(1):101-109. PMID: 30702140.
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  10. Galvin G, Hirschhorn LR, Shaikh M, Maji P, Delaney MM, Tuller DE, Neville BA, Firestone R, Gawande AA, Kodkany B, Kumar V, Semrau KEA. Availability of Safe Childbirth Supplies in 284 Facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Feb; 23(2):240-249. PMID: 30430350.
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  11. Molina RL, Bobay L, Semrau KEA. Historical Perspectives: Lessons from the BetterBirth Trial: A Practical Roadmap for Complex Intervention Studies. Neoreviews. 2019 02; 20(2):e62-e66. PMID: 31261086.
  12. Maisonneuve JJ, Semrau KEA, Maji P, Pratap Singh V, Miller KA, Solsky I, Dixit N, Sharma J, Lagoo J, Panariello N, Neal BJ, Kalita T, Kara N, Kumar V, Hirschhorn LR. Effectiveness of a WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Coaching-based intervention on the availability of Essential Birth Supplies in Uttar Pradesh, India. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Dec 01; 30(10):769-777. PMID: 29718354.
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  13. Gass JD, Semrau K, Sana F, Mankar A, Singh VP, Fisher-Bowman J, Neal BJ, Tuller DE, Kumar B, Lipsitz S, Sharma N, Kodkany B, Kumar V, Gawande A, Hirschhorn LR. Evaluation of a call center to assess post-discharge maternal and early neonatal outcomes of facility-based childbirth in Uttar Pradesh, India. PLoS One. 2018; 13(11):e0207987. PMID: 30481209.
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  14. Hirschhorn LR, Krasne M, Maisonneuve J, Kara N, Kalita T, Henrich N, Rana D, Maji P, Delaney MM, Firestone R, Sharma N, Kumar V, Gawande AA, Semrau KEA. Integration of the Opportunity-Ability-Motivation behavior change framework into a coaching-based WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist program in India. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2018 Sep; 142(3):321-328. PMID: 29862506.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Herlihy JM, Gille S, Grogan C, Bobay L, Simpamba K, Akonkwa B, Chisenga T, Hamer DH, Semrau K. Can community health workers identify omphalitis? A validation study from Southern Province, Zambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2018 07; 23(7):806-813. PMID: 29752848.
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  16. Sivalogan K, Semrau KEA, Ashigbie PG, Mwangi S, Herlihy JM, Yeboah-Antwi K, Banda B, Grogan C, Biemba G, Hamer DH. Influence of newborn health messages on care-seeking practices and community health behaviors among participants in the Zambia Chlorhexidine Application Trial. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6):e0198176. PMID: 29902234.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  17. Marx Delaney M, Maji P, Kalita T, Kara N, Rana D, Kumar K, Masoinneuve J, Cousens S, Gawande AA, Kumar V, Kodkany B, Sharma N, Saurastri R, Pratap Singh V, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KE, Firestone R. Update of: Marx Delaney et al., Improving Adherence to Essential Birth Practices Using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist With Peer Coaching: Experience From 60 Public Health Facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2018 03 21; 6(1):227. PMID: 29602875.
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  18. Kara N, Firestone R, Kalita T, Gawande AA, Kumar V, Kodkany B, Saurastri R, Pratap Singh V, Maji P, Karlage A, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KE. Update of: Kara et al., The BetterBirth Program: Pursuing Effective Adoption and Sustained Use of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Through Coaching-Based Implementation in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2018 03 21; 6(1):225-226. PMID: 29602874.
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  19. Semrau KEA, Hirschhorn LR, Marx Delaney M, Singh VP, Saurastri R, Sharma N, Tuller DE, Firestone R, Lipsitz S, Dhingra-Kumar N, Kodkany BS, Kumar V, Gawande AA. Outcomes of a Coaching-Based WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Program in India. N Engl J Med. 2017 12 14; 377(24):2313-2324. PMID: 29236628.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Baqui A, Ahmed P, Dasgupta SK, Begum N, Rahman M, Islam N, Quaiyum M, Kirkwood B, Edmond K, Shannon C, Newton S, Hurt L, Jehan F, Nisar I, Hussain A, Nadeem N, Ilyas M, Zaidi A, Sazawal S, Deb S, Dutta A, Dhingra U, Ali SM, Hamer DH, Semrau KE, Straszak-Suri M, Grogan C, Bemba G, Lee AC, Wylie BJ, Manu A, Yoshida S, Bahl R. Development and validation of a simplified algorithm for neonatal gestational age assessment - protocol for the Alliance for Maternal Newborn Health Improvement (AMANHI) prospective cohort study. J Glob Health. 2017 Dec; 7(2):021201. PMID: 29163937.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  21. Henry EG, Thea DM, Hamer DH, DeJong W, Musokotwane K, Chibwe K, Biemba G, Semrau K. The impact of a multi-level maternal health programme on facility delivery and capacity for emergency obstetric care in Zambia. Glob Public Health. 2018 10; 13(10):1481-1494. PMID: 28994352.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Gass JD, Misra A, Yadav MNS, Sana F, Singh C, Mankar A, Neal BJ, Fisher-Bowman J, Maisonneuve J, Delaney MM, Kumar K, Singh VP, Sharma N, Gawande A, Semrau K, Hirschhorn LR. Implementation and results of an integrated data quality assurance protocol in a randomized controlled trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. Trials. 2017 09 07; 18(1):418. PMID: 28882167.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Perry W, Bagheri Nejad S, Tuomisto K, Kara N, Roos N, Dilip TR, Hirschhorn LR, Larizgoitia I, Semrau K, Mathai M, Dhingra-Kumar N. Implementing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist: lessons from a global collaboration. BMJ Glob Health. 2017; 2(3):e000241. PMID: 29082003.
    Citations: 1     
  24. Kabongo L, Gass J, Kivondo B, Kara N, Semrau K, Hirschhorn LR. Implementing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist: lessons learnt on a quality improvement initiative to improve mother and newborn care at Gobabis District Hospital, Namibia. BMJ Open Qual. 2017; 6(2):e000145. PMID: 28959784.
    Citations: 4     
  25. Kara N, Firestone R, Kalita T, Gawande AA, Kumar V, Kodkany B, Saurastri R, Pratap Singh V, Maji P, Karlage A, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KE. The BetterBirth Program: Pursuing Effective Adoption and Sustained Use of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Through Coaching-Based Implementation in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 06 27; 5(2):232-243. PMID: 28655801.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Marx Delaney M, Maji P, Kalita T, Kara N, Rana D, Kumar K, Masoinneuve J, Cousens S, Gawande AA, Kumar V, Kodkany B, Sharma N, Saurastri R, Pratap Singh V, Hirschhorn LR, Semrau KE, Firestone R. Improving Adherence to Essential Birth Practices Using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist With Peer Coaching: Experience From 60 Public Health Facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 06 27; 5(2):217-231. PMID: 28655800.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Henry EG, Semrau K, Hamer DH, Vian T, Nambao M, Mataka K, Scott NA. The influence of quality maternity waiting homes on utilization of facilities for delivery in rural Zambia. Reprod Health. 2017 May 30; 14(1):68. PMID: 28558800.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Nakamura KJ, Heath L, Sobrera ER, Wilkinson TA, Semrau K, Kankasa C, Tobin NH, Webb NE, Lee B, Thea DM, Kuhn L, Mullins JI, Aldrovandi GM. Breast milk and in utero transmission of HIV-1 select for envelope variants with unique molecular signatures. Retrovirology. 2017 01 26; 14(1):6. PMID: 28122636.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  29. Semrau KE, Hirschhorn LR, Kodkany B, Spector JM, Tuller DE, King G, Lipsitz S, Sharma N, Singh VP, Kumar B, Dhingra-Kumar N, Firestone R, Kumar V, Gawande AA. Effectiveness of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist program in reducing severe maternal, fetal, and newborn harm in Uttar Pradesh, India: study protocol for a matched-pair, cluster-randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016 12 07; 17(1):576. PMID: 27923401.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Semrau KEA, Herlihy J, Grogan C, Musokotwane K, Yeboah-Antwi K, Mbewe R, Banda B, Mpamba C, Hamomba F, Pilingana P, Zulu A, Chanda-Kapata P, Biemba G, Thea DM, MacLeod WB, Simon JL, Hamer DH. Effectiveness of 4% chlorhexidine umbilical cord care on neonatal mortality in Southern Province, Zambia (ZamCAT): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 11; 4(11):e827-e836. PMID: 27693439.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Baqui AH, Mitra DK, Begum N, Hurt L, Soremekun S, Edmond K, Kirkwood B, Bhandari N, Taneja S, Mazumder S, Nisar MI, Jehan F, Ilyas M, Ali M, Ahmed I, Ariff S, Soofi SB, Sazawal S, Dhingra U, Dutta A, Ali SM, Ame SM, Semrau K, Hamomba FM, Grogan C, Hamer DH, Bahl R, Yoshida S, Manu A. Neonatal mortality within 24 hours of birth in six low- and lower-middle-income countries. Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Oct 01; 94(10):752-758B. PMID: 27843165.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Molina G, Weiser TG, Lipsitz SR, Esquivel MM, Uribe-Leitz T, Azad T, Shah N, Semrau K, Berry WR, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Relationship Between Cesarean Delivery Rate and Maternal and Neonatal Mortality. JAMA. 2015 Dec 01; 314(21):2263-70. PMID: 26624825.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Herlihy JM, Hamomba L, Bonawitz R, Goggin CE, Sambambi K, Mwale J, Musonda V, Musokatwane K, Hopkins KL, Semrau K, Hammond EE, Duncan J, Knapp AB, Thea DM. Implementation and Operational Research: Integration of PMTCT and Antenatal Services Improves Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Uptake for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Southern Zambia: A Prototype for Option B+? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Dec 01; 70(4):e123-9. PMID: 26181813.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Hurst TE, Semrau K, Patna M, Gawande A, Hirschhorn LR. Demand-side interventions for maternal care: evidence of more use, not better outcomes. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Nov 13; 15:297. PMID: 26566812.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Hirschhorn LR, Semrau K, Kodkany B, Churchill R, Kapoor A, Spector J, Ringer S, Firestone R, Kumar V, Gawande A. Learning before leaping: integration of an adaptive study design process prior to initiation of BetterBirth, a large-scale randomized controlled trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. Implement Sci. 2015 Aug 14; 10:117. PMID: 26271331.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Molina G, Esquivel MM, Uribe-Leitz T, Lipsitz SR, Azad T, Shah N, Semrau K, Berry WR, Gwande AA, Weiser TG, Haynes AB. Avoidable maternal and neonatal deaths associated with improving access to caesarean delivery in countries with low caesarean delivery rates: an ecological modelling analysis. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S33. PMID: 26313081.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  37. Michalopoulos LT, Murray LK, Kane JC, Skavenski van Wyk S, Chomba E, Cohen J, Imasiku M, Semrau K, Unick J, Bolton PA. Testing the validity and reliability of the shame questionnaire among sexually abused girls in Zambia. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0123820. PMID: 25879658.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Hamer DH, Herlihy JM, Musokotwane K, Banda B, Mpamba C, Mwangelwa B, Pilingana P, Thea DM, Simon JL, Yeboah-Antwi K, Grogan C, Semrau KE. 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. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Mar; 92(3):666-72. PMID: 25646254.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Yeboah-Antwi K, Hamer DH, Semrau K, Waltensperger KZ, Snetro-Plewman G, Kambikambi C, Sakala A, Filumba S, Sichamba B, Marsh DR. Can a community health worker and a trained traditional birth attendant work as a team to deliver child health interventions in rural Zambia? BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Oct 27; 14:516. PMID: 25344701.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Owens L, Semrau K, Mbewe R, Musokotwane K, Grogan C, Maine D, Hamer DH. The state of routine and emergency obstetric and neonatal care in Southern Province, Zambia. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Jan; 128(1):53-7. PMID: 25441858.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Lunze K, Yeboah-Antwi K, Marsh DR, Kafwanda SN, Musso A, Semrau K, Waltensperger KZ, Hamer DH. Prevention and management of neonatal hypothermia in rural Zambia. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e92006. PMID: 24714630.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Herlihy JM, Shaikh A, Mazimba A, Gagne N, Grogan C, Mpamba C, Sooli B, Simamvwa G, Mabeta C, Shankoti P, Messersmith L, Semrau K, Hamer DH. Local perceptions, cultural beliefs and practices that shape umbilical cord care: a qualitative study in Southern Province, Zambia. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e79191. PMID: 24244447.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Brennan AT, Thea DM, Semrau K, Goggin C, Scott N, Pilingana P, Botha B, Mazimba A, Hamomba L, Seidenberg P. In-home HIV testing and nevirapine dosing by traditional birth attendants in rural Zambia: a feasibility study. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2014 Mar-Apr; 59(2):198-204. PMID: 24106818.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  44. Semrau K, Kuhn L, Brooks DR, Cabral H, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Dynamics of breast milk HIV-1 RNA with unilateral mastitis or abscess. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Mar 01; 62(3):348-55. PMID: 23202812.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  45. Messersmith LJ, Semrau K, Anh TL, Trang NN, Hoa DM, Eifler K, Sabin L. Women living with HIV in Vietnam: desire for children, use of sexual and reproductive health services, and advice from providers. Reprod Health Matters. 2012 Dec; 20(39 Suppl):27-38. PMID: 23177678.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Murray LK, Singh NS, Surkan PJ, Semrau K, Bass J, Bolton P. A qualitative study of georgian youth who are on the street or institutionalized. Int J Pediatr. 2012; 2012:921604. PMID: 23227056.
    Citations: 5     
  47. Vian T, Semrau K, Hamer DH, Loan le TT, Sabin LL. HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge and Behaviors Among Most-at-Risk Populations in Vietnam. Open AIDS J. 2012; 6:259-65. PMID: 23173025.
    Citations: 6     
  48. Messersmith LJ, Semrau K, Hammett TM, Phong NT, Tung ND, Nguyen H, Glandon D, Huong NM, Anh HT. 'Many people know the law, but also many people violate it': discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam--results of a national study. Glob Public Health. 2013; 8 Suppl 1:S30-45. PMID: 22974225.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Seidenberg P, Nicholson S, Schaefer M, Semrau K, Bweupe M, Masese N, Bonawitz R, Chitembo L, Goggin C, Thea DM. Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in Zambia through mobile phone texting of blood test results. Bull World Health Organ. 2012 May 01; 90(5):348-56. PMID: 22589568.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  50. Hamer DH, Brooks ET, Semrau K, Pilingana P, MacLeod WB, Siazeele K, Sabin LL, Thea DM, Yeboah-Antwi K. Quality and safety of integrated community case management of malaria using rapid diagnostic tests and pneumonia by community health workers. Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Mar; 106(1):32-9. PMID: 22595272.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Murray LK, Bass J, Chomba E, Imasiku M, Thea D, Semrau K, Cohen JA, Lam C, Bolton P. Validation of the UCLA Child Post traumatic stress disorder-reaction index in Zambia. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2011 Sep 24; 5(1):24. PMID: 21943178.
    Citations: 14     
  52. Semrau K, Kuhn L, Brooks DR, Cabral H, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Exclusive breastfeeding, maternal HIV disease, and the risk of clinical breast pathology in HIV-infected, breastfeeding women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Oct; 205(4):344.e1-8. PMID: 21784403.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Hudacek DL, Kuruvilla S, Kim N, Semrau K, Thea D, Qazi S, Pleasant A, Shanahan J. Analyzing media coverage of the global fund diseases compared with lower funded diseases (childhood pneumonia, diarrhea and measles). PLoS One. 2011; 6(6):e20438. PMID: 21687711.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Yeboah-Antwi K, Pilingana P, Macleod WB, Semrau K, Siazeele K, Kalesha P, Hamainza B, Seidenberg P, Mazimba A, Sabin L, Kamholz K, Thea DM, Hamer DH. Community case management of fever due to malaria and pneumonia in children under five in Zambia: a cluster randomized controlled trial. PLoS Med. 2010 Sep 21; 7(9):e1000340. PMID: 20877714.
    Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Chomba E, Murray L, Kautzman M, Haworth A, Kasese-Bota M, Kankasa C, Mwansa K, Amaya M, Thea D, Semrau K. Integration of services for victims of child sexual abuse at the university teaching hospital one-stop centre. J Trop Med. 2010; 2010. PMID: 20706671.
    Citations: 4     
  56. Heath L, Conway S, Jones L, Semrau K, Nakamura K, Walter J, Decker WD, Hong J, Chen T, Heil M, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Thea DM, Kuhn L, Mullins JI, Aldrovandi GM. Restriction of HIV-1 genotypes in breast milk does not account for the population transmission genetic bottleneck that occurs following transmission. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 20; 5(4):e10213. PMID: 20422033.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  57. Nakamura KJ, Gach JS, Jones L, Semrau K, Walter J, Bibollet-Ruche F, Decker JM, Heath L, Decker WD, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Thea D, Mullins J, Kuhn L, Zwick MB, Aldrovandi GM. 4E10-resistant HIV-1 isolated from four subjects with rare membrane-proximal external region polymorphisms. PLoS One. 2010 Mar 23; 5(3):e9786. PMID: 20352106.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  58. Kuhn L, Sinkala M, Semrau K, Kankasa C, Kasonde P, Mwiya M, Hu CC, Tsai WY, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Elevations in mortality associated with weaning persist into the second year of life among uninfected children born to HIV-infected mothers. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 01; 50(3):437-44. PMID: 20047479.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  59. Walter J, Ghosh MK, Kuhn L, Semrau K, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. High concentrations of interleukin 15 in breast milk are associated with protection against postnatal HIV transmission. J Infect Dis. 2009 Nov 15; 200(10):1498-502. PMID: 19835475.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Kuhn L, Semrau K, Ramachandran S, Sinkala M, Scott N, Kasonde P, Mwiya M, Kankasa C, Decker D, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Mortality and virologic outcomes after access to antiretroviral therapy among a cohort of HIV-infected women who received single-dose nevirapine in Lusaka, Zambia. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Sep 01; 52(1):132-6. PMID: 19506483.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  61. Walter J, Kuhn L, Semrau K, Decker DW, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Thea DM, Bulterys M, Ou CY, Aldrovandi GM. 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. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Sep; 47(9):2989-91. PMID: 19625479.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  62. Kuhn L, Aldrovandi GM, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Kasonde P, Mwiya M, Tsai WY, Thea DM. Differential effects of early weaning for HIV-free survival of children born to HIV-infected mothers by severity of maternal disease. PLoS One. 2009 Jun 26; 4(6):e6059. PMID: 19557167.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Murray LK, Semrau K, McCurley E, Thea DM, Scott N, Mwiya M, Kankasa C, Bass J, Bolton P. Barriers to acceptance and adherence of antiretroviral therapy in urban Zambian women: a qualitative study. AIDS Care. 2009 Jan; 21(1):78-86. PMID: 19085223.
    Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Walter J, Kuhn L, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Sinkala M, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Reuse of single-dose nevirapine in subsequent pregnancies for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Lusaka, Zambia: a cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2008 Dec 30; 8:172. PMID: 19116004.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  65. Kuhn L, Aldrovandi GM, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Mwiya M, Kasonde P, Scott N, Vwalika C, Walter J, Bulterys M, Tsai WY, Thea DM. Effects of early, abrupt weaning on HIV-free survival of children in Zambia. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 10; 359(2):130-41. PMID: 18525036.
    Citations: 108     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  66. Semrau K, Ghosh M, Kankasa C, Sinkala M, Kasonde P, Mwiya M, Thea DM, Kuhn L, Aldrovandi GM. Temporal and lateral dynamics of HIV shedding and elevated sodium in breast milk among HIV-positive mothers during the first 4 months of breast-feeding. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Mar 01; 47(3):320-8. PMID: 18398972.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  67. Kuhn L, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Kasonde P, Scott N, Mwiya M, Vwalika C, Walter J, Tsai WY, Aldrovandi GM, Thea DM. High uptake of exclusive breastfeeding and reduced early post-natal HIV transmission. PLoS One. 2007 Dec 26; 2(12):e1363. PMID: 18159246.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Walter J, Kuhn L, Ghosh MK, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Sinkala M, Mwiya M, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Low and undetectable breast milk interleukin-7 concentrations are associated with reduced risk of postnatal HIV transmission. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Oct 01; 46(2):200-7. PMID: 17667336.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  69. Dorosko SM, Thea DM, Saperstein G, Russell RM, Paape MJ, Hinckley LS, Decker WD, Semrau K, Sinkala M, Kasonde P, Kankasa C, Aldrovandi GM, Hamer DH. Veterinary field test as screening tool for mastitis and HIV-1 viral load in breastmilk from HIV-infected Zambian women. Breastfeed Med. 2007 Sep; 2(3):172-5. PMID: 17903106.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  70. Murray LK, Haworth A, Semrau K, Singh M, Aldrovandi GM, Sinkala M, Thea DM, Bolton PA. Violence and abuse among HIV-infected women and their children in Zambia: a qualitative study. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2006 Aug; 194(8):610-5. PMID: 16909070.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Thea DM, Aldrovandi G, Kankasa C, Kasonde P, Decker WD, Semrau K, Sinkala M, Kuhn L. Post-weaning breast milk HIV-1 viral load, blood prolactin levels and breast milk volume. AIDS. 2006 Jul 13; 20(11):1539-47. PMID: 16847409.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  72. Semrau K, Kuhn L, Kasonde P, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Shutes E, Vwalika C, Ghosh M, Aldrovandi G, Thea DM. Impact of chloroquine on viral load in breast milk. Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jun; 11(6):800-3. PMID: 16772000.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  73. Albrecht S, Semrau K, Kasonde P, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Vwalika C, Aldrovandi GM, Thea DM, Kuhn L. Predictors of nonadherence to single-dose nevirapine therapy for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Jan 01; 41(1):114-8. PMID: 16340483.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Kuhn L, Kasonde P, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Scott N, Tsai WY, Vermund SH, Aldrovandi GM, Thea DM. Does severity of HIV disease in HIV-infected mothers affect mortality and morbidity among their uninfected infants? Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Dec 01; 41(11):1654-61. PMID: 16267740.
    Citations: 62     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Kuhn L, Kasonde P, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Vwalika C, Tsai WY, Aldrovandi GM, Thea DM. Prolonged breast-feeding and mortality up to two years post-partum among HIV-positive women in Zambia. AIDS. 2005 Oct 14; 19(15):1677-81. PMID: 16184038.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  76. Kuhn L, Trabattoni D, Kankasa C, Semrau K, Kasonde P, Lissoni F, Sinkala M, Ghosh M, Vwalika C, Aldrovandi GM, Thea DM, Clerici M. Alpha-defensins in the prevention of HIV transmission among breastfed infants. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Jun 01; 39(2):138-42. PMID: 15905728.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  77. Semrau K, Kuhn L, Vwalika C, Kasonde P, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Shutes E, Aldrovandi G, Thea DM. Women in couples antenatal HIV counseling and testing are not more likely to report adverse social events. AIDS. 2005 Mar 24; 19(6):603-9. PMID: 15802979.
    Citations: 63     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Thea DM, Vwalika C, Kasonde P, Kankasa C, Sinkala M, Semrau K, Shutes E, Ayash C, Tsai WY, Aldrovandi G, Kuhn L. Issues in the design of a clinical trial with a behavioral intervention--the Zambia exclusive breast-feeding study. Control Clin Trials. 2004 Aug; 25(4):353-65. PMID: 15296810.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  79. Ghosh MK, Kuhn L, West J, Semrau K, Decker D, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM. Quantitation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in breast milk. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jun; 41(6):2465-70. PMID: 12791866.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  80. Sabbaj S, Edwards BH, Ghosh MK, Semrau K, Cheelo S, Thea DM, Kuhn L, Ritter GD, Mulligan MJ, Goepfert PA, Aldrovandi GM. Human immunodeficiency virus-specific CD8(+) T cells in human breast milk. J Virol. 2002 Aug; 76(15):7365-73. PMID: 12097549.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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