Nipunie S. Rajapakse, M.D., M.P.H.

Publications

  1. Wang ME, Felder K, Newland JG, Hersh AL, Rajapakse NS, Willis ZI, Banerjee R, Gerber JS, Schwenk HT, Vaz LE. Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship practices at discharge: A national survey. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Nov; 43 (11):1686-1688 Epub 2021 July 16
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  2. Marcelin JR, Khazanchi R, Lyden E, Cawcutt KA, Ha DR, Florez N, Kullar R, Ristagno EH, Introduction of Speakers at IDWeek Events Observing for Unconscious bias over Time (INSIDE-OUT) Study Group. Demographic Representation among Speakers and Program Committee Members at the IDWeek Conference, 2013-2021. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Oct 8 Epub 2022 Oct 08
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  3. Smith Brandi, Rajapakse N, Sauer H, Ellsworth K, Dinnes LM, Madigan T. A Quality Improvement Project Aimed at Standardizing the Prescribing of Fluconazole Prophylaxis in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Journal of Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2022; 7(4).
  4. Rivera CG, Beieler AM, Childs-Kean LM, Cortes-Penfield N, Idusuyi AM, Keller SC, Rajapakse NS, Ryan KL, Yoke LH, Mahoney MV. A Bundle of the Top 10 OPAT Publications in 2021. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jul; 9 (7):ofac242 Epub 2022 May 09
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  5. Vaz LE, Felder KK, Newland JG, Hersh AL, Rajapakse NS, Willis ZI, Banerjee R, Gerber JS, Schwenk HT, Wang ME. A National Survey of Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2022 Mar 24; 11 (3):115-118
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  6. Banerjee R, Komarow L, Virk A, Rajapakse N, Schuetz AN, Dylla B, Earley M, Lok J, Kohner P, Ihde S, Cole N, Hines L, Reed K, Garner OB, Chandrasekaran S, de St Maurice A, Kanatani M, Curello J, Arias R, Swearingen W, Doernberg SB, Patel R. Randomized Trial Evaluating Clinical Impact of RAPid IDentification and Susceptibility Testing for Gram-negative Bacteremia: RAPIDS-GN. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 1; 73 (1):e39-e46
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  7. Wolf J, Abzug MJ, Wattier RL, Sue PK, Vora SB, Zachariah P, Dulek DE, Waghmare A, Olivero R, Downes KJ, James SH, Pinninti SG, Yarbrough A, Aldrich ML, MacBrayne CE, Soma VL, Grapentine SP, Oliveira CR, Hayes M, Kimberlin DW, Jones SB, Bio LL, Morton TH, Hankins JS, Maron GM, Timberlake K, Young JL, Orscheln RC, Schwenk HT, Goldman DL, Groves HE, Huskins WC, Rajapakse NS, Lamb GS, Tribble AC, Lloyd EC, Hersh AL, Thorell EA, Ratner AJ, Chiotos K, Nakamura MM. Initial Guidance on Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2021 May 28; 10 (5):629-634
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  8. Chiotos K, Hayes M, Kimberlin DW, Jones SB, James SH, Pinninti SG, Yarbrough A, Abzug MJ, MacBrayne CE, Soma VL, Dulek DE, Vora SB, Waghmare A, Wolf J, Olivero R, Grapentine S, Wattier RL, Bio L, Cross SJ, Dillman NO, Downes KJ, Oliveira CR, Timberlake K, Young J, Orscheln RC, Tamma PD, Schwenk HT, Zachariah P, Aldrich ML, Goldman DL, Groves HE, Rajapakse NS, Lamb GS, Tribble AC, Hersh AL, Thorell EA, Denison MR, Ratner AJ, Newland JG, Nakamura MM. Multicenter Interim Guidance on Use of Antivirals for Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019/Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2021 Feb 13; 10 (1):34-48
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  9. Rajapakse N, Dixit D. Human and novel coronavirus infections in children: a review. Paediatr Int Child Health. 2021 Feb; 41 (1):36-55 Epub 2020 June 25
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  10. Madigan T, Fattahi S, Rajapakse NS, Ristagno EH. Mediastinal Histoplasmosis With Esophageal Perforation Presenting as Recurrent Polymicrobial Empyema and Pericarditis in a Previously Healthy Child. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Apr 30; 9 (2):272-276
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  11. Rajapakse NS, Ellsworth K, Liesman RM, Ho ML, Henry N, Theel ES, Wallace A, Alvino ACI, Medeiros de Mello L, Meneses J. Unilateral Phrenic Nerve Palsy in Infants with Congenital Zika Syndrome. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug; 24 (8)
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  12. Dixit D, Rajapakse N, Shindo N. World Health Organization: Natural History Protocol for Zika Virus Infection World Health Organization http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/zika/zika-virus-research-agenda/en/.2017;
  13. Rajapakse NS, Vayalumkal JV, Vanderkooi OG, Ricketson LJ, Kellner JD. Time to reconsider routine high-dose amoxicillin for community-acquired pneumonia in all Canadian children. Paediatr Child Health. 2016 Mar; 21: (2)65-6.
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  14. Dalton B, MacTavish SJ, Bresee L, Rajapakse N, Vanderkooi OG, Vayalumkal JV, Conly J. Quantification of Antimicrobial Use at a Canadian Pediatric Acute Care Site, 2010-2014. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology. 09/01/2015; 26(5):253-258.
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  15. Rajapakse N, Vayalumkal J, Lam-Li D, Pearce C, Rees G, Kamhuka L, Peirano G, Pidhorney C, Ledgerwood D, Alfieri N, Hope K, Gregson D, Pitout J, Louie T, Conly J. Pilot testing of an out-of-country medical care questionnaire with screening and cost analysis of preemptive isolation for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a large Canadian health region. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Apr; 35 (4):450-1
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  16. Ellsworth KR, Hobbs CA, Collura CA, Smith BN, Rajapakse NS. Antibiotic Stewardship in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: a Quality Improvement Project Advances in Neonatal Care. 2001.
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