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Publications Derived From Other Research Activities (Duke MSc Students Research Projects, etc.).

Manuscripts

Zhang HL, Bodinayake C, Wijayaratne GB, Jayatissa P, Piyasiri DLB, Kurukulasooriya R, Sheng T, Nagahawatte A, Woods C, Tillekeratne LG. 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 Jan 21;21(1):97. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-05804-6. PMID: 33478430; PMCID: PMC7818802.

Rolfe R Jr, Kwobah C, Muro F, Ruwanpathirana A, Lyamuya F, Bodinayake C, Nagahawatte A, Piyasiri B, Sheng T, Bollinger J, Zhang C, Ostbye T, Ali S, Drew R, Kussin P, Anderson DJ, Woods CW, Watt MH, Mmbaga BT, Tillekeratne LG. Barriers to implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs in three low-and middle-income country tertiary care settings: findings from a multi-site qualitative study. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, 10(1), pp.1-11.2021

 

Tsalik, E.L., Fiorino, C., Aqeel, A., Liu, Y., Henao, R., Ko, E.R., Burke, T.W., Reller, M.E., Bodinayake, C.K., Nagahawatte, A. and Arachchi, W.K., 2021. The host response to viral infections reveals common and virus-specific signatures in the peripheral blood. Frontiers in immunology, 12

Meredith HR, Kularatna S, Nagaro K, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake C, Kurukulasooriya R, Wijesingha N, Harden LB, Piyasiri B, Hammouda A, Wiegmann BM, Nicholson BP, Joyce M, Woods CW, Van Vliet AHM, Thakur S, Tillekeratne LG. 2021. Colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among infants: an observational study in southern Sri Lanka. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, 10(1), pp.1-12.

Jihye, S.U.K., Aravinda, N.P., DeSilva, V., Clancy, S., Tillekeratne, L.G. and Østbye, T., 2020. Knowledge and Attitudes toward HIV and People Living with HIV (PLWH) among Public Health Midwives in the Galle District, Sri Lanka. Gestão e Sociedade, 14(40), pp.3965-3982.

Sheng T, Wijayaratne GB, Dabrera TM, Drew RJ, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake CK, Kurukulasooriya R, Østbye T, Nagaro KJ, De Silva C, Ranawakaarachchi H, Sudarshana AT, Anderson DJ, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG. Point-prevalence study of antimicrobial use in public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka identifies opportunities for improving prescribing practices. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):224-227. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.321. Epub 2018 Dec 7. PMID: 30522538; PMCID: PMC6353688.

Abstracts, Posters, and Oral Presentations

Helen L. Zhang Gaya B. Wijayaratne, Pasangi Jayatissa Bhagya Piyasiri, Tianchen Sheng, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Chris W. Woods,L. Gayani Tillekeratne, Prevalence and Patterns of Outpatient Antibiotic Prescription at a Public Tertiary Medical Center in Southern Province, Sri Lanka Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Issue Supplement2, October 2019, Page S614

Van Melle  D.T., ten Asbroek, G.H., Vanderburg, S., Abeysinghe, Y.W., Halloluwa, C., Zhang, H.L., Sheng, T., Sewwandi, K., Bodinayake, C.K., Nagahawatte, A. and Woods, C.W., 2019, October. 1637. Antibiotic Use in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: Insights From Patient Interviews in Sri Lanka. In Open Forum Infectious Diseases (Vol. 6, No. Supplement_2, pp. S597-S597). US: Oxford University Press

Sheng, T., Wijayaratne, G.B., Dabrera, T.M., Nagahawatte, A., Bodinayake, C.K., Kurukulasooriya, R., Nagaro, K.J., De Silva, C., Ranawakaarachchi, H., Thusitha Sudarshana, A. and Anderson, D.J., 2019, October. 436. Skin and Soft-tissue Infections Are a Common Reason for Potentially Inappropriate Antimicrobial Use among Inpatients in Sri Lanka. In Open Forum Infectious Diseases (Vol. 6, No. Supplement_2, pp. S216-S217). US: Oxford University Press.

Zhang, Helen L., Gaya B. Wijayaratne, Pasangi Jayatissa, Bhagya Piyasiri, Tianchen Sheng, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Chris W. Woods, and L. Gayani Tillekeratne. “1677. Prevalence and Patterns of Outpatient Antibiotic Prescription at a Public Tertiary Medical Center in Southern Province, Sri Lanka.” In Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 6, no. Supplement_2, pp. S614-S614. US: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Sheng T, Wijayaratne G, Dabrera T, Bodinayake CK, Kurukulasooriya R, Nagaro K, Sudarshana AT, Anderson D, Drew R, Ostbye T, Woods CW, Nagahawatte A, Tillekeratne LG. First point-prevalence study of inpatient antimicrobial use in five public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka. “International conference on Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance” organized by Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Annual Sessions, August 2018

Kurukulasooriya MRP, Meredith HR, Kularatna S, Nagaro K, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake C, Wijesingha N, Piyasiri B, Hammouda A, Wiegmann B, Nicholson BP, Joyce M, Woods CW, Thakur S, Tillekeratne LG. Multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: High colonization prevalence in peripartum women and their neonates in southern Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Annual Sessions, August 2018

Tillakaratne LG, Maduranga KHS, Ajith Nagahawatte Bodinayake CK – Antibiotic overuse in Outpatient Department; is it patients’ request or doctors’ misconception, Galle Medical Journal, Vol 21: suppliment1, Oct 2016

Synopsis of Findings from Study of Leptospirosis in Southern Sri Lanka. Bodinayake C.K, Reller M, Devasiri V, Nagahawatte A, Kodikara -Arachchi W, Wood C Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists 2012.

Paired serology identifies Leptospirosis as a frequent cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka. Bodinayake C.K, Reller M, Devasiri V, Nagahawatte A, Kodikara – Arachchi W, Wood C, Galle Medical Journal Vol 16: No 2, Sept 2011