22/04/2022

Acute Febrile Illness-Related Activities.

Manuscripts

Tillekeratne LG, Suchindran S, Ko ER, Petzold EA, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kurukulasooriya R, Nicholson BP, McClain MT, Burke TW, Tsalik EL, Henao R, Ginsburg GS, Reller ME, Woods CW. Previously Derived Host Gene Expression Classifiers Identify Bacterial and Viral Etiologies of Acute Febrile Respiratory Illness in a South Asian Population. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 May 26;7(6):ofaa194. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa194. PMID: 32617371; PMCID: PMC7314590.

Mutucumarana CP, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kurukulasooriya R, Anuradha T, De Silva AD, Janko MM, Østbye T, Gubler DJ, Woods CW, Reller ME, Tillekeratne LG, Lantos PM. Geospatial analysis of dengue emergence in rural areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Jun 1;114(6):408-414. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trz123. PMID: 31885050; PMCID: PMC7528758.

Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Simmons R, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Nicholson BP, Park LP, Vanderburg S, Kurukulasooriya R, De Silva AD, Østybe T, Reller ME, Woods CW. Respiratory Viral Infection: An Underappreciated Cause of Acute Febrile Illness Admissions in Southern Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Mar;100(3):672-680. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0699. PMID: 30594268; PMCID: PMC6402941.

Tillekeratne, L.G., Bodinayake, C., Nagahawatte, A., Kurukulasooriya, R., Orlando, L.A., Simmons, R.A., Park, L.P., Woods, C.W. and Reed, S.D., 2019. Use of clinical algorithms and rapid influenza testing to manage influenza-like illness: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Sri Lanka. BMJ global health, 4(2), p.e001291

Bodinayake, C.K., Tillekeratne, L.G., Nagahawatte, A., Devasiri, V., Arachchi, W.K., Strouse, J.J., Kurukulasooriya, R., Uehara, A., Howe, S. and Ong, X.M., Tan, s., Chow, A., Tummalaoalli, P., Silva, A.D.D., Ostbye, T., Woods, C.W., Gubler and D.J., Reller, M.E. 2018. Evaluation of the WHO 2009 classification for diagnosis of acute dengue in a large cohort of adults and children in Sri Lanka during a dengue-1 epidemic. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 12(2), p.e0006258.

Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Dabrera T, Nagahawatte A, Arachchi WK, Sooriyaarachchi A, Stewart K, Watt M, Østbye T, Woods CW. Antibiotic overuse for acute respiratory tract infections in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of outpatients and their physicians.BMC Fam Pract. 2017 Mar 16;18(1):37.

Shapiro D, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kurukulasooriya R, Hsiang J, Nicholson B, De Silva AD, Ostbye T, Reller ME, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG. Burden and Seasonality of Viral Acute Respiratory Tract Infections Among Outpatients in Southern Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med. 2017 Jul; 97(1): 88-96.

UeharaA, Tissera HA, Bodinayake CK, Amarasinghe A, Nagahawatte A, Tillekeratne LG, Cui J, Reller ME, Palihawadana P, Gunasena S, Desilva AD, Wilder-Smith A, Gubler DJ, Woods CW, Sessions OM. Analysis of dengue serotype 4 in Sri Lanka during the 2012-2013 dengue epidemic. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jul; 91(1):130-136.

Tillekeratne LG*, Vidanagama D*, Tippalagama R, Lewkebandara R, Joyce M, Nicholson BP,  Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake C, De Silva AD, Woods, CW. Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae as a Common Cause of Urinary Tract Infections, Sri Lanka. Infect Chemother. 2016 Sep; 48(3):160-165.

Bodinayake CK, Tillekeratne G, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachichi W,  Strouse JJ, Sessions OM, Kurukulasooriya R, Uehara A, Howe S, Ong XM, Tan S, Chow  A, Tummalapalli P, De Silva AD, Østbye T, Woods CW, Gubler DJ, Reller ME. 145.  Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Oct 6;10(10):e0004995. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004995.

Gayani Tillekeratne, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Dhammika Vidanagama, Vasantha Devasiri, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Aruna Dharshan De Silva, Truls Østybe, Megan E. Reller, Christopher W. Woods. Use of Rapid Influenza Testing to Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions Among Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness in Southern Sri Lanka – Full paper-The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (AJTMH –2015).

Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte, A, Vidanagama, D, Devasiri, V, Kodikara Arachchi, W, Kurukulasooriya, R, De Silva, D, Ostbye, T, Reller ME, Woods, CW. An Under-Recognized Influenza Epidemic Identified by Rapid Influenza Testing, Southern Sri Lanka, 2013- Full paper-The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (AJTMH-14-0708 –2015).

Reller ME, Akoroda U, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Strouse JJ, Chua R, Hou Y, Chow A, Sessions OM, Østbye T, Gubler DJ, Woods CW, Bodinayake C. Chikungunya as a cause of acute febrile illness in Southern Sri Lanka. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12): e82259. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082259

Reller ME, Bodinayake C, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Strouse JJ, Broadwater A, Østbye T, de Silva A, Woods CW. Unsuspected dengue and acute febrile illness in rural and semi-urban southern Sri Lanka. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Feb;18(2):256-63. doi: 10.3201/eid1802.110962

Reller ME, Bodinayake C, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Strouse JJ, Flom JE, Ostbye T, Woods CW, Dumler JS. Unsuspected Rickettsioses among Patients with Acute Febrile Illness, Sri Lanka, 2007. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 May;18(5):825-9. doi: 10.3201/eid1805.111563.

Reller ME, Bodinayake C, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Strouse JJ, Flom JE, Dumler JS, Woods CW. Leptospirosis as frequent cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;17(9):1678-84.

Abstracts, Posters and Oral Presentations

Weerasinghe M. D. G. B. Wijayaratne, Champika K. Bodinayake, L. Gayani Tillekeratne, Wasantha KodikaraArachchi Vasantha Devasiri, Truls Ostbye, Ruvini P. Kurukulasooriya, Nishantha Gunasekara, Megen Reller, Chris W. Woods, Ajith Nagahawatte. A comparison between IgM-ELISA and IgM Rapid Immunochromatography Test in the Diagnosis of Leptospirosis during the acute phase of illness in Southern Sri Lanka ASTMH 6th annual meeting Nov 2019.

Tillekeratne LG, Suchindran S, Ko ER, Petzold EA, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kurukulasooriya R, Reller ME, Nicholson BP, McClain MT, Burke T, Tsalik EL, Henao R, Ginsburg GS, Woods CW. A gene expression signature accurately identifies viral acute respiratory infections in a Sri Lankan population., American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, October 2018.

Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Simmons R, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Vanderburg S, Kurukulasooriya R, Nicholson BP, Park LP, Ostbye T, Reller ME, Woods CW. Acute respiratory viral infections: an important cause of admissions for acute febrile illness in the Southern Province, Sri Lanka. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, October 2018.

Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Nicholson BP, Vanderburg S, Kurukulasooriya R, Østybe T, Reller ME, Woods CW. Acute Respiratory Viral Infections: an important cause of admissions for Febrile Illnesses in the Sourthern Porvince of Sri Lanka. “International conference on Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance” organized by Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Annual Sessions, August 2018.

Bodinayake CK, Tillekeratne LG, Ranaweera arachchi W, Roshan P, Wilson B. High prevalence of anxiety and depression among patients with dengue and non-dengue acute febrile illness in Sri Lanka.  American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, October 2018.

The 2009 World Health Organization Dengue classification over-estimates Dengue disease severity in Sri Lanka. Wijayaratne GayaB, Champica K. Bodinayake, L. Gayani Tillekeratne, Ajith Nagahawatte, Charmaine Mutucumarana, Vasantha Devasiri, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Truls Ostbye, Megan E. Reller, Christopher W. Woods. Poster: 66th American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2017.

Geospatial Analysis of Dengue Emergence in Rural Areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka: 2012-2013. Charmaine P. Mutucumarana, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Thamali Anuradha, Aruna Dharshan De Silva, Truls Østbye, Christopher W. Woods, Megan E. Reller, L. Gayani Tillekeratne, Paul M. Lantos. Poster: 66th American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2017.

Wijayaratne WMDGB, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Tillekeratne G, Kodikara-ArachichiW, Woods C, Reller M, Devasiri V, Østbye T, Kurukulasooriya MRP, Gunasekara NCA. Diagnosis of leptospirosis in the acute phase of illness: A comparison between IgM-ELISA and IgM Rapid Immunochromatograpy test. Oral presentation: 76th Annual Academic Sessions of the Galle Medical Association, 12th October, 2017.

Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, KodikaraArachchi W, Woods C, Reller M, Devesiri V, Wijayaratne WMDGB, Mudduwa L, Obstbye T, Thilakaratne G, Karunanayake L, De Silva D, Weerasinghe NP, Kurukulasooriya MRP, Thamali Anuradha KV: Use of rapid Leptospira IgM screening test to diagnose leptospirosis: A hospital based study-The Galle Medical Journal:21(suppl 1) October 2016: page 12.

ChingW-M, Chao CC, Zhang Z, Belinskaya T, Chen H-W, Woods C, Nicholson BP, Tilekeratne LG, Sessions OM, Hsiang J, Lewis M, Reller M, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara-Arachichi W, De Silva AD, Kurukulasooriya R, OstbyeT, Gubler  Leptospirosis is one of the major diseases for patients with unknown fever origin in Galle, Sri Lanka. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2016.

ChaoCC, Zhang Z, Belinskaya T, Woods C, Nicholson BP, Tilekeratne LG, Sessions OM, Hsiang J, Lewis M, Reller M, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara-Arachichi W, De Silva AD, Kurukulasooriya R, Ostbye T, Gubler DJ, and Ching W-M. Scrub typhus as a major cause of illness for patients with unknown fever origin in Galle, Sri Lanka. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2016.

Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Vidanagama D, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Kurukulasooriya R, De Silva D, Ostbye T, Reller ME, Woods CW. Use of Rapid Influenza Testing to Reduce Antibiotic Use Among Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness, Southern Sri Lanka, 2013- 2014. 25thEuropean Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, April 2015.

Tillekeratne LG, Vidanagama D, Tippalagama R, Lewkebandara R, Joyce M, Nicholson B, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake C, De Silva D, Woods CW. High prevalence of community-acquired urinary tract infections due to extended-spectrum ß–lactamase- producing Enterobacteriaceae in southern Sri Lanka. American Society for Microbiology, May 2015.

Champica K. Bodinayake1, L. Gayani Tillekeratne2, Ajith Nagahawatte3, Vasantha Devasiri4, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi5, Truls Ostbye2, Christopher W. Woods2, Megan E. Reller9- Accuracy of Clinical Diagnosis of Dengue during non-epidemic and epidemic periods in Southern Sri Lanka-2007 and 2012- 2013; Ceylon College of Physicians; 47th Annual Academic session, Colombo, Sri Lanka 8th October 2014.

Champica K. Bodinayake1, L. Gayani Tillekeratne2, Ajith Nagahawatte3, Vasantha Devasiri4, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi5, Truls Ostbye2, Gubler D. J6, Christopher W. W oods2, Megan E. Reller Epidemiological and clinical characteristic of Dengue during epidemic and non-epidemic periods in southern Sri Lanka-Lessons learned from 2007 and 2012-2013 by; Ruhuna Journal of Medicine, July 2014.

Champica K Bodinayake1, L. Gayani Tillekeratne2, Ajith Nagahawatte1 Vasantha Devasiri1, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi3, Truls Ostbye2, Duane J. Gubler 4, Christopher W. Woods2, Megan E. Reller5 0 Antibiotic use among Dengue and acute undifferentiated fever in Sri Lanka 2012-2013 – Sri Lanka Medical Association October 2014.

Tillekeratne, LG, Bodinayake, CK, Nagahawatte, A, Vidanagama, D, Devasiri, V, Kodikara Arachchi, W, Kurukulasooriya, R, De Silva, D, Ostbye, T, Reller, ME, Woods, CW. High Rate of Antibiotic Prescriptions for Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness in Southern Sri Lanka. ID Week, October 8-12 2014.

Champica K. Bodinayake1, L. Gayani Tillekeratne2, Ajith Nagahawatte3, Vasantha Devasiri4, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi5, Truls Ostbye2, Duane J. Gubler8, Christopher W. Woods2, Megan E. Reller9Patient Costs Associated with Healthcare Utilization and Decreased Productivity Due to Undifferentiated Acute Febrile Illness in Southern Sri Lanka in Galle Medical Association October 2014.

Bodinayake, CK, Tillekeratne, LG, Nagahawatte, A, Devasiri, V, Kodikara Arachchi, W, Kurukulasooriya, R, De Silva, D, Ostbye, T, Gubler, DJ, Woods, CW, Reller, ME. Patient Costs Associated with Healthcare Utilization and Decreased Productivity Due to Undifferentiated Acute Febrile Illness in Southern Sri Lanka. 2nd International Conference on Global Public Health, ICRD in conjunction with Umea university Sweden in Negambo, Sri Lanka, July 2014. 

Bodinayake, CK, Tillekeratne, LG, Nagahawatte, A, Devasiri, V, Kodikara Arachchi, W, Vidanagama, D, Ostbye, T, Gubler, DJ, Woods, CW, Reller, ME. Accuracy of Clinical Diagnosis of Dengue Fever in Southern Sri Lanka, 2012- 2013. 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) Barcelona, Spain, May 2014.​

Health related cost and loss of productivity in patients with undifferentiated acute febrile illnesses. Bodinayake CK, Tillekeratne LG, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Ostbye T, Gubler DJ, Woods CW, Reller ME, Galle Medical Journal, Vol 19: No. 2, Sept 2014 Best poster presentation Galle Medical Association Annual academic sessions 2014.