Publications by authors named "Michael Shields"

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Diagnostic test accuracy of point-of-care procalcitonin to diagnose serious bacterial infections in children.

BMC Pediatr 2020 Oct 21;20(1):487. Epub 2020 Oct 21.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02385-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7576699PMC
October 2020

Use of oximetry to screen for paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea: is one night enough and is 6 hours too much?

Arch Dis Child 2020 Aug 11. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Paediatric Respiratory Department, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-318559DOI Listing
August 2020

How we teach children with asthma to use their inhaler: a scoping review protocol.

Syst Rev 2020 08 11;9(1):178. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Department of Respiratory Paediatrics, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01430-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7422595PMC
August 2020

Aerosol Therapy in Asthma-Why We Are Failing Our Patients and How We Can Do Better.

Front Pediatr 2020 11;8:305. Epub 2020 Jun 11.

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fped.2020.00305DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7325940PMC
June 2020

Characteristics of Reported Pediatric Medication Errors in Northern Ireland and Use in Quality Improvement.

Paediatr Drugs 2020 Oct;22(5):551-560

Centre for Medical Education, Queen's University Belfast, Whitla Medical Building, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40272-020-00407-1DOI Listing
October 2020

Geochemical and Stable Fe Isotopic Analysis of Dissimilatory Microbial Iron Reduction in Chocolate Pots Hot Spring, Yellowstone National Park.

Astrobiology 2020 Jun 22. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Department of Geoscience, NASA Astrobiology Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ast.2019.2058DOI Listing
June 2020

Proptosis, Orbital Pain, and Long-Standing Monocular Vision Loss Resolved by Surgical Resection of Intraosseous Spheno-Orbital Meningioma: A Case Report and Literature Review.

J Neurol Surg Rep 2020 Jan 31;81(1):e28-e32. Epub 2020 Mar 31.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1708845DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7108951PMC
January 2020

A protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin in predicting invasive bacterial infection in children.

Syst Rev 2020 04 2;9(1):69. Epub 2020 Apr 2.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01338-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7119004PMC
April 2020

Exposure and attitudes to adolescent health amongst Paediatric trainees in Northern Ireland: a mixed-methods study.

BMJ Paediatr Open 2020 8;4(1):e000563. Epub 2020 Mar 8.

Department of Child Health, Centre for Medical Education, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjpo-2019-000563DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7061885PMC
March 2020

Wet Cough and Nasal Symptoms in Children: Can We Do Better?

Front Pediatr 2019 26;7:459. Epub 2019 Nov 26.

Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, NT, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fped.2019.00459DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6949513PMC
November 2019

The causal effect of education on chronic health conditions in the UK.

J Health Econ 2020 03 23;70:102252. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Monash University, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2019.102252DOI Listing
March 2020

Multiple biomarkers highlight the importance of water column processes in treatment wetland organic matter cycling.

Water Res 2020 Jan 4;168:115153. Epub 2019 Oct 4.

Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richmond, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.115153DOI Listing
January 2020

Fifteen-minute consultation: Symptoms and signs of meningococcal disease.

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2020 08 16;105(4):200-203. Epub 2019 Oct 16.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-317722DOI Listing
August 2020

What causes prescribing errors in children? Scoping review.

BMJ Open 2019 08 10;9(8):e028680. Epub 2019 Aug 10.

Centre for Medical Education, Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Belfast, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028680DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6701596PMC
August 2019

Airway Epithelial Derived Cytokines and Chemokines and Their Role in the Immune Response to Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection.

Pathogens 2019 Jul 19;8(3). Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pathogens8030106DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6789711PMC
July 2019

The child with an incessant dry cough.

Paediatr Respir Rev 2019 Apr 30;30:58-64. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, United Kingdom; Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prrv.2018.08.002DOI Listing
April 2019

A systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of Loop-mediated-isothermal AMPlification (LAMP) in the diagnosis of invasive meningococcal disease in children.

BMC Pediatr 2019 02 7;19(1):49. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-019-1403-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6366060PMC
February 2019

Point-of-care testing for procalcitonin in identifying bacterial infections in young infants: a diagnostic accuracy study.

BMC Pediatr 2018 12 12;18(1):387. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1349-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6292055PMC
December 2018

Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Asthma Inception: Cause and Effect, or Shared Susceptibility?

J Infect Dis 2019 07;220(4):547-549

Wellcome Wolfson Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queens University.

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July 2019

Characterisation of morphological differences in well-differentiated nasal epithelial cell cultures from preterm and term infants at birth and one-year.

PLoS One 2018 5;13(12):e0201328. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences, The Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6281239PMC
April 2019

The effect of school sports facilities on physical activity, health and socioeconomic status in adulthood.

Soc Sci Med 2019 01 30;220:120-128. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Centre for Health Economics, Monash Business School, Monash University, Clayton Victoria 3800, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.10.025DOI Listing
January 2019

Mental health and the response to financial incentives: Evidence from a survey incentives experiment.

J Health Econ 2018 11 29;62:84-94. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2018.09.008DOI Listing
November 2018

The impact of fetal umbilical artery Doppler pulsatility index on childhood respiratory function and atopy: a prospective case-control study.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2020 Mar 6;33(5):707-711. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2018.1499720DOI Listing
March 2020

Navigating the evidentiary turn in public health: Sensemaking strategies to integrate genomics into state-level chronic disease prevention programs.

Soc Sci Med 2018 08 23;211:207-215. Epub 2018 Jun 23.

Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.06.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6067973PMC
August 2018

A protocol for a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of Loop-mediated-isothermal AMPlification (LAMP) in diagnosis of invasive meningococcal disease in children.

Syst Rev 2018 06 15;7(1):86. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0747-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6003145PMC
June 2018

At-risk children with asthma (ARC): a systematic review.

Thorax 2018 09 5;73(9):813-824. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://thorax.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-2109
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210939DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6109248PMC
September 2018

Habit-tic cough: Presentation and outcome with simple reassurance.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2018 03;53(3):266-268

Professor of Child Health, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23954DOI Listing
March 2018

Mobile direct observation of therapy (MDOT) - A rapid systematic review and pilot study in children with asthma.

PLoS One 2018 5;13(2):e0190031. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

Clinical and Practice Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5798760PMC
March 2018

Pro-inflammatory mediator responses from neonatal airway epithelial cells and early childhood wheeze.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2018 Jan 14;53(1):10-16. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZG, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23915DOI Listing
January 2018

The impact of financial incentives on the implementation of asthma or diabetes self-management: A systematic review.

PLoS One 2017 6;12(11):e0187478. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5673190PMC
November 2017

Is follow up chest X-ray required in children with round pneumonia?

Arch Dis Child 2017 12 11;102(12):1182-1183. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Paediatrics, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2017-313980DOI Listing
December 2017

Who provides inconsistent reports of their health status? The importance of age, cognitive ability and socioeconomic status.

Soc Sci Med 2017 10 26;191:9-18. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

Department of Economics, City, University of London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.08.032DOI Listing
October 2017

Azithromycin for episodes with asthma-like symptoms in young children aged 1-3 years.

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2017 12 22;102(6):336. Epub 2017 Jul 22.

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2016-311409DOI Listing
December 2017

Coarse graining atomistic simulations of plastically deforming amorphous solids.

Phys Rev E 2017 May 5;95(5-1):053001. Epub 2017 May 5.

Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.95.053001DOI Listing
May 2017

How evidenced based and up to date are our cough guidelines?

Ann Transl Med 2017 Mar;5(6):149

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, BT9 7AE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/atm.2017.02.10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5395491PMC
March 2017

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococcus) in vaginal swabs - a proof of concept study.

J Med Microbiol 2017 Mar 23;66(3):294-300. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

Regional Virus Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.000437DOI Listing
March 2017

Interventions to prevent and treat corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis and prevent osteoporotic fractures in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 01 24;1:CD010899. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Centre for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Room 02.041, 2nd Floor, Mulhouse, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, BT12 6BJ.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010899.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6464928PMC
January 2017

A comparison of different pre-lysis methods and extraction kits for recovery of Streptococcus agalacticae (Lancefield group B Streptococcus) DNA from whole blood.

J Microbiol Methods 2016 10 19;129:103-108. Epub 2016 Aug 19.

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom; Regional Virus Laboratory/Department of Microbiology, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2016.08.016DOI Listing
October 2016

In Vitro Modeling of RSV Infection and Cytopathogenesis in Well-Differentiated Human Primary Airway Epithelial Cells (WD-PAECs).

Methods Mol Biol 2016 ;1442:119-39

Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7BL, UK.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-1-4939-3687-8_9
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3687-8_9DOI Listing
January 2018

Fetal umbilical artery Doppler pulsatility index and childhood neurocognitive outcome at 12 years.

BMJ Open 2016 06 15;6(6):e008916. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK Centre for Infection & Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008916DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4916642PMC
June 2016

Night-to-night variation of pulse oximetry in children with sleep-disordered breathing.

Arch Dis Child 2016 Dec 11;101(12):1095-1099. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2015-308981DOI Listing
December 2016

Assaults, murders and walkers: The impact of violent crime on physical activity.

J Health Econ 2016 May 20;47:34-49. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.01.006DOI Listing
May 2016

Genomic Meningococcal Load in the Nasopharynx of Children with Meningococcal Disease.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 May;35(5):577-9

From the *Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, United Kingdom; †Regional Virus Laboratory, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast; and ‡Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001079DOI Listing
May 2016

The common vaginal commensal bacterium Ureaplasma parvum is associated with chorioamnionitis in extreme preterm labor.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2016 Nov 26;29(22):3646-51. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

a Department of Microbiology , Belfast Health and Social Care Trust , Belfast , Northern Ireland , UK .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/14767058.2016.1140734DOI Listing
November 2016

Long-term health effects of Vietnam-era military service: A quasi-experiment using Australian conscription lotteries.

J Health Econ 2016 Jan 2;45:12-26. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia; IZA, Bonn, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2015.11.003DOI Listing
January 2016

Clinical Evaluation of Streptococcus pneumoniae Polymerase Chain Reaction in Children with Suspected Septicemia.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Nov;34(11):1276-7

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Regional Virus Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust Regional Virus Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000877DOI Listing
November 2015

Induction and Antagonism of Antiviral Responses in Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Infected Pediatric Airway Epithelium.

J Virol 2015 Dec 30;89(24):12309-18. Epub 2015 Sep 30.

Centre for Infection and Immunity, School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Biomedical Sciences, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02119-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4665230PMC
December 2015

Epidermal Growth Factor Removal or Tyrphostin AG1478 Treatment Reduces Goblet Cells & Mucus Secretion of Epithelial Cells from Asthmatic Children Using the Air-Liquid Interface Model.

PLoS One 2015 9;10(6):e0129546. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Health Sciences Building, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4461195PMC
April 2016

Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness of Procalcitonin Test for Prodromal Meningococcal Disease-A Meta-Analysis.

PLoS One 2015 8;10(6):e0128993. Epub 2015 Jun 8.

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4459795PMC
February 2016

Exhaled breath temperature measurement and asthma control in children prescribed inhaled corticosteroids: A cross sectional study.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2016 Jan 27;51(1):13-21. Epub 2015 Apr 27.

Centre of Infection & Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23204DOI Listing
January 2016

Editors' Introduction.

Health Econ 2015 Sep 20;24(9):1049. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.3180DOI Listing
September 2015

Respiratory syncytial virus, an ongoing medical dilemma: an expert commentary on respiratory syncytial virus prophylactic and therapeutic pharmaceuticals currently in clinical trials.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2015 Jul;9(4):169-78

Centre for Infection & Immunity, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12313DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4474493PMC
July 2015

Susceptibility to invasive meningococcal disease: polymorphism of complement system genes and Neisseria meningitidis factor H binding protein.

PLoS One 2015 23;10(3):e0120757. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

Formerly of Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4370764PMC
February 2016

Diagnostic accuracy of loop-mediated isothermal amplification as a near-patient test for meningococcal disease in children: an observational cohort study.

Lancet Infect Dis 2015 May 27;15(5):552-8. Epub 2015 Feb 27.

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK; Regional Virus Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(15)70038-1DOI Listing
May 2015

Dissolved organic matter composition drives the marine production of brominated very short-lived substances.

Environ Sci Technol 2015 Mar 6;49(6):3366-74. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

⊥South China Sea Marine Engineering and Environment Institution, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510310, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es505464kDOI Listing
March 2015

Rapid detection method for Bacillus anthracis using a combination of multiplexed real-time PCR and pyrosequencing and its application for food biodefense.

J Food Prot 2015 Feb;78(2):355-61

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P.O. Box 640, Township Road 9-1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4.

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http://jfoodprotection.org/doi/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-216
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February 2015

The socioeconomic gradient in physical inactivity: evidence from one million adults in England.

Soc Sci Med 2014 Dec 18;123:55-63. Epub 2014 Oct 18.

Monash University, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.039DOI Listing
December 2014

Education and health knowledge: evidence from UK compulsory schooling reform.

Soc Sci Med 2015 Feb 16;127:92-100. Epub 2014 Oct 16.

Centre for Health Economics, Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.026DOI Listing
February 2015

Pertussis: a significant cause of prolonged acute cough in previously vaccinated school-aged children.

Evid Based Med 2015 Feb 15;20(1):35. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Centre for Infection & Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ebmed-2014-110072DOI Listing
February 2015

Human parechovirus infection in neonatal intensive care.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Feb;34(2):121-4

From the *Regional Neonatal Unit, St. Michael's Hospital, University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust, Bristol; †Microbiology, Belfast Health and Social Services Trust; ‡Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital; §Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast Health and Social Services Trust; and ¶Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000510DOI Listing
February 2015

Deepwater Horizon oil in Gulf of Mexico waters after 2 years: transformation into the dissolved organic matter pool.

Environ Sci Technol 2014 Aug 8;48(16):9288-97. Epub 2014 Aug 8.

Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida , Post Office Box 112120, Gainesville, Florida 32611-2120, United States.

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August 2014

The effect of mental health on employment: evidence from Australian panel data.

Health Econ 2014 Sep 24;23(9):1058-71. Epub 2014 Jul 24.

Department of Economics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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September 2014

Single nucleotide repeat analysis of B. anthracis isolates in Canada through comparison of pyrosequencing and Sanger sequencing.

Vet Microbiol 2014 Mar 10;169(3-4):228-32. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P.O. Box 640, Township Road 9-1, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3Z4, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Nasal epithelial cells can act as a physiological surrogate for paediatric asthma studies.

PLoS One 2014 27;9(1):e85802. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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November 2014

Children must be protected from the tobacco industry's marketing tactics.

Authors:
Nicholas Hopkinson Colin Wallis Bernard Higgins Stephen Gaduzo Rebecca Sherrington Sarah Keilty Myra Stern John Britton Andrew Bush John Moxham Karl Sylvester Valerie Griffiths Tim Sutherland Iain Crossingham Raghu Raju Charlotte Spencer Shahideh Safavi Paul Deegan John Seymour Katherine Hickman John Hughes Jason Wieboldt Fizah Shaheen Clive Peedell Nesta Mackenzie David Nicholl Caroline Jolley Gillian Crooks Gillian Crooks Claire Dow Pete Deveson Oliver Bintcliffe Barry Gray Sanjay Kumar Sarah Haney Marianne Docherty Angela Thomas Felix Chua Akshay Dwarakanath Geoffrey Summers Keith Prowse Stephen Lytton Yee Ean Ong Jennifer Graves Tushar Banerjee Peter English Andrew Leonard Martin Brunet Nauman Chaudhry Robert Ian Ketchell Natalie Cummings Jenny Lebus Charles Sharp Chris Meadows Amelie Harle Tara Stewart Diane Parry Suzanne Templeton-Wright John Moore-Gillon James Stratford- Martin Sarvesh Saini Simon Matusiewicz Simon Merritt Lee Dowson Karnan Satkunam Luke Hodgson Eui-Sik Suh Hannah Durrington Emma Browne Nicola Walters Joerg Steier Simon Barry Mark Griffiths Nicholas Hart Marko Nikolic Matthew Berry Ajit Thomas Joy Miller Diarmuid McNicholl Paul Marsden Geoffrey Warwick Laura Barr David Adeboyeku Mohd Shahrin Mohd Noh Paul Griffiths Lisa Davies Jennifer Quint Rebecca Lyall Jonathan Shribman Andrea Collins Jon Goldman Susannah Bloch Alison Gill William Man Anne Christopher Razouqi Yasso Ashwin Rajhan Dinesh Shrikrishna Caroline Moore Gareth Absalom Richard Booton Robert William Fowler Carolyn Mackinlay Elizabeth Sapey Sara Lock Paul Walker Akhilesh Jha Imran Satia Bethia Bradley Naveed Mustfa Raana Haqqee Matt Thomas Anant Patel Anthony Redington Anilkumar Pillai Niall Keaney Stephen Fowler Lesley Lowe Amanda Brennan Douglas Morrison Clare Murray Jenny Hankinson P Dutta Matthew Maddocks Martino Pengo Katrina Curtis Gerrard Rafferty John Hutchinson Ruth Whitfield Steve Turner Ronan Breen Shams-un-nisa Naveed Chris Goode Georgina Esterbrook Liju Ahmed Woolf Walker David Ford Gary Connett Philip Davidson Will Elston Andrew Stanton David Morgan James Myerson David Maxwell Ann Harrris Sonia Parmar Catherine Houghton Robert Winter Zudin Puthucheary Fiona Thomson Sharon Sturney John Harvey Patricia L Haslam Irem Patel David Jennings Simon Range Brendan Mallia-Milanes Anne Collett Paul Tate Richard Russell Johanna Feary Ronan O'Driscoll James Eaden Jonathan Round Emma Sharkey Mary Montgomery Sophie Vaughan Kate Scheele Anna Lithgow Samuel Partridge Richard Chavasse Louise Restrick Sanjay Agrawal Said Abdallah Amruta Lacy-Colson Nick Adams Sally Mitchell Helmy Haja Mydin Ann Ward Sarah Denniston Mark Steel Dipansu Ghosh Stephen Connellan Lucy Rigge Ruth Williams Alison Grove Sadia Anwar Lee Dobson Harold Hosker David Stableforth Neil Greening Tim Howell Georgina Casswell Sarah Davies Georgia Tunnicliffe Philip Mitchelmore Elpida Phitidis Louise Robinson Keith Prowse Mona Bafadhel Grace Robinson Alison Boland Marc Lipman Stephen Bourke Sundeep 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Calverley Robert Wilson Robert Stockley Jon Ayres John Gibson John Simpson Sherwood Burge John Warner Warren Lenney Neil Thomson Peter Davies Ashley Woodcock Mark Woodhead Stephen Spiro Lawrence Ormerod Graham Bothamley Martyn Partridge Michael Shields Hugh Montgomery Anita Simonds Peter Barnes Stephen Durham Sarah Malone Gilda Arabnia Sharon Olivier Karen Gardiner Sheila Edwards

BMJ 2013 Dec 9;347:f7358. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

British Thoracic Society Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Specialist Advisory Group, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London SW3 6NP, UK.

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December 2013

Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: evidence from three generations.

J Health Econ 2013 Dec 13;32(6):1077-89. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia.

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December 2013

Relative respiratory syncytial virus cytopathogenesis in upper and lower respiratory tract epithelium.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013 Oct;188(7):842-51

1 Centre for Infection and Immunity, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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October 2013

Rapid detection and identification of Bacillus anthracis in food using pyrosequencing technology.

Int J Food Microbiol 2013 Aug 13;165(3):319-25. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centers for Animal Disease, Lethbridge Laboratory, P.O. Box 640, Township Road 9-1, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z4, Canada.

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August 2013

Intrahousehold resource allocation: do parents reduce or reinforce child ability gaps?

Demography 2013 Dec;50(6):2187-208

School of Economics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia,

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December 2013

Population pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetic analysis of tacrolimus in paediatric liver transplant patients.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2014 Jan;77(1):130-40

Clinical and Practice Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Medical Biology Centre, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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January 2014

Chronic cough in children.

Paediatr Respir Rev 2013 Jun 12;14(2):100-5; quiz 106, 137-8. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

Queen's University Belfast & Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Centre for Infection & Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Health Sciences Building, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Bt7 9BL, N Ireland, UK.

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June 2013

Bacillus anthracis spore decontamination in food grease.

J Food Prot 2013 Apr;76(4):699-701

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Lethbridge Laboratory, National Centres for Animal Disease, P.O. Box 640, Township Road 9-1, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 3Z4.

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April 2013

The difficult coughing child: prolonged acute cough in children.

Cough 2013 Apr 10;9(1):11. Epub 2013 Apr 10.

Respiratory Medicine, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Centre for Infection & Immunity, Queen's University Belfast, Health Sciences Building, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Bt7 9BL, N Ireland, UK.

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April 2013

Hair-on-end.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013 Apr;88(4):607

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April 2013