22/04/2022

RISE Study and Related Activities.

Manuscripts

Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes Regarding Antibiotic Use for Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: Insights from Patients in Sri Lanka. Van Melle DT, Ten Asbroek G, Rolfe RJ, Vanderburg S, Abeysinghe YW, Halloluwa C, Zhang HL, Ostbye T, Kurukulasooriya R, Sheng T, Kanchana S. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 2021 Sep 27.

 

Outbreak of severe acute respiratory infection in Southern Province, Sri Lanka; Vanderburg S, Wijayaratne G, Danthanarayana N, Jayamaha J, Piyasiri B, Halloluwa C, Sheng T, Amarasena S, Kurukulasooriya R, Nicholson BP, Peiris JSM, Gray GC, Gunasena S, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake CK, Woods CW, Devasiri V, Tillekeratne LG.  in 2018: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 6;10(11):e040612. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040612. PMID: 33158834; PMCID: PMC7651749

Abstracts, Posters and Oral Presentations

Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes Regarding Antibiotic Use for Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: Insights from Patients in Sri Lanka.  David T. van Melle, Guus ten Asbroek, Robert Rolfe, Sky Vanderburg, Yohanna W. Abeysinghe, Chathuh Halloluwa, Helen L. Zhang, Truls Ostbye, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Tianchen Sheng, Sewwandi Kanchana,  Gaya Wijayaratne, Champica Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Melissa H. Watt, Christopher W. Woods, Vijitha de Silva, and Gayani Tillekeratne. 2021 by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene(Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 105(6), 2021, pp. 1690–1695)

A Novel Lung Ultrasound Training Program to Predict Severity of Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Sri Lanka. Vanderburg S, Kodikara I, Sellathurai M, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Riviello E, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG. American Thoracic Society, May 2019 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20499.02082

Antibiotic Use in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: Insights From Patient Interviews in Sri Lanka. 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. In Open Forum Infectious Diseases (Vol. 6, No. Supplement_2, pp. S597-S597). US: Oxford University Press.

The Respiratory virus outbreak in Southern Sri Lanka in 2018: Wijayaratne W.M.D.G.B., Vanderburg, S, Tillekeratne G. Woods C, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake, C. K, Devasiri V, Nicholson, B.P, Petzold E, Gunasena S, Danthanarayana N, Piyasiri B, Sellaturai M, Weerasinghe NP, Fonseka CL, Kurukulasooriya R, Gunasekara NC, Results of active surveillance Annual Scientific Session of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists 2019

Frequent Inappropriate Antimicrobial Use for Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Sri Lanka. Vanderburg S, Sheng T, Wijayaratne G, Dabrera T, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Kurukulasooriya R, Drew R, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG. Vanderburg S, Sheng T, Wijayaratne G, Dabrera T, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Kurukulasooriya R, Drew R, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG. US-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program 21st International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim, February 2019

An outbreak of adenovirus causing severe respiratory illness in Southern Sri Lanka, 2018. Weerasinghe M. Wijayaratne, Sky Vanderburg, Vasantha Devasiri, Ajith Nagahawatte, Champika K. Bodinayake, Elizabeth Petzold, Sunethra Gunasena, Nayomi Danthanarayana, Bhagya Piyasiri Muhunthan Sellathurai, Nayani P. Weerasinghe1, Chathuranga L. Fonseka, Ruvini P. Kurukulasooriya, Nishantha C. Gunasekara, Brad P. Nicholson, Chris W. Woods, L. Gayani Tillekeratne. ASTMH 6th annual meeting Nov 2019

Frequent Empiric Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Use Among Hospitalized Patients with Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Southern Sri Lanka. Vanderburg S, Sheng T, Wijayaratne G, Dabrera T, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Kurukulasooriya R, Drew R, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG.  Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, November 2018.