Publications



Joint ESPGHAN/NASPGHAN Guidelines for the Management of Helicobacter pylori in Children and Adolescents (Update 2016).
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2017 Jun;64(6):991-1003
*Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cell Biology Program, Sickkids Toronto, Departments of Paediatrics and Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada†Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany‡Department of Medicine and School of Public Health, Centre of Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada§Paediatric Gastroenterology Department, Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola||Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Queen Fabiola University Children's Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium¶Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, CLINTEC, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden#Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD**Children's Center for Digestive Healthcare, LLC, Gi Care for Kids, LLC, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta††Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA‡‡Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology Division, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV§§Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University Children's Hospital Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia||||Saint Antoine Pediatric Clinic, Saint Vincent de Paul Hospital, Groupement de l'Institut Catholique de Lille (GH-ICL), Catholic University, Lille, France¶¶Kaplan Medical Center, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel##Pediatric Gastroenterology Division, Hospital de Pediatría, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, I.M.S.S. Mexico City, Mexico***Laboratoire de Bactériologie, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France†††Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Children's Hospital "Ag. Sofia", Athens, Greece‡‡‡School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Time for a Model List of Essential Diagnostics.
N Engl J Med 2016 Jun;374(26):2511-4
From the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (L.F.S.); Emory University, Atlanta (J.G.); Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore (A.E., T.K.A.); Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (P.E.C.); Global Coalition against Cervical Cancer, Arlington, VA (P.E.C.); and the Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University Clinical Core Laboratory at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala, Uganda (A.E., T.K.A.).

Building capacity in laboratory medicine in Africa by increasing physician involvement: a laboratory medicine course for clinicians.
Am J Clin Pathol 2015 Mar;143(3):405-11
Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA;

Evaluation of an online program to teach microbiology to internal medicine residents.
J Clin Microbiol 2015 Jan 12;53(1):278-81. Epub 2014 Nov 12.
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Eosinophilic granulomatous gastrointestinal and hepatic abscesses attributable to basidiobolomycosis and fasciolias: a simultaneous emergence in Iraqi Kurdistan.
BMC Infect Dis 2013 Feb 20;13:91. Epub 2013 Feb 20.
Department of Pathology, Shorsh General Hospital, and Department of Microbiology, Sulaimaniyah University College of Medicine, Sulaimaniyah, Iraq.

Traditional risk factors for Helicobacter pylori infection not found among patients undergoing diagnostic upper endoscopy-Republic of Georgia, 2007-2008.
Int J Infect Dis 2012 Sep 4;16(9):e697-702. Epub 2012 Aug 4.
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 615 East 4th Street, Pierre, SD 57501, USA.


Pathologic studies on suspect animal and human cases of Rift Valley fever from an outbreak in Eastern Africa, 2006-2007.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Aug;83(2 Suppl):38-42
Infectious Disease Pathology Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA.

Undiagnosed cases of fatal Clostridium-associated toxic shock in Californian women of childbearing age.
Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009 Nov 22;201(5):459.e1-7. Epub 2009 Jul 22.
Surveillance for Unexplained Deaths Project, California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland, CA, USA.


Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: an emerging threat to pregnant women.
Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Jun 8;198(6):635.e1-6. Epub 2008 Apr 8.
Division of Bacterial Diseases, Epidemic Intelligence Service Field Assignments Branch,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.


Gadolinium-containing magnetic resonance imaging contrast and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a case-control study.
Am J Kidney Dis 2008 Jun 25;51(6):966-75. Epub 2008 Mar 25.
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Toxic shock associated with Clostridium sordellii and Clostridium perfringens after medical and spontaneous abortion.
Obstet Gynecol 2007 Nov;110(5):1027-33
Prevention and Response Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA.


Invasive group-A streptococcal infection in an allograft recipient. A case report.
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2007 Sep;89(9):2044-7
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Career Development Division, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

Preclinical testing of candidate topical microbicides for anti-human immunodeficiency virus type 1 activity and tissue toxicity in a human cervical explant culture.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2007 May 12;51(5):1770-9. Epub 2007 Mar 12.
Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.


Detection of West Nile virus in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human tissues by RT-PCR: a useful adjunct to conventional tissue-based diagnostic methods.
J Clin Virol 2007 Feb 8;38(2):106-11. Epub 2006 Dec 8.
Infectious Disease Pathology Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, N.E., Mailstop G32, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States.


Immunohistochemical evidence of Clostridium sp, Staphylococcus aureus, and group A Streptococcus in severe soft tissue infections related to injection drug use.
Hum Pathol 2006 Nov 31;37(11):1482-8. Epub 2006 Jul 31.
Infectious Disease Pathology Activity, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.


Morphologic, immunologic, and molecular methods to detect bacillus anthracis in formalin-fixed tissues.
Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 2006 Jun;14(2):234-43
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Disease, Infectious Disease Pathology Activity, Atlanta, GA, USA.



Molecular diagnosis of Bordetella pertussis infection by evaluation of formalin-fixed tissue specimens.
J Clin Microbiol 2006 Mar;44(3):1074-6
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Disease, Infectious Disease Pathology Activity, 1600 Clifton Rd., NE, Mailstop G30, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA.

Influenza-associated deaths among children in the United States, 2003-2004.
N Engl J Med 2005 Dec;353(24):2559-67
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Career Development Division, Office of Workforce and Career Development National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

Genetic differences in Pneumocystis isolates recovered from immunocompetent infants and from adults with AIDS: Epidemiological Implications.
J Infect Dis 2005 Nov 13;192(10):1815-8. Epub 2005 Oct 13.
Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

Cell proliferation and inflammation on biopsy samples with multifocal atrophic gastritis before and 1 year after Helicobacter pylori eradication.
Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005 Nov;129(11):1451-6
Infectious Diseases Pathology Activity, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.



Risk factors for Buruli ulcer disease (Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection): results from a case-control study in Ghana.
Clin Infect Dis 2005 May 12;40(10):1445-53. Epub 2005 Apr 12.
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA.


Cavitary penetration of levofloxacin among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 16;59(6):3149-55. Epub 2015 Mar 16.
Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health, Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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