Publications of Prasanna Samuel


  • Premkumar PS, Parashar UD, Gastanaduy PA, McCracken JP, de Oliveira LH, Payne DC, Patel MM, Tate JE, Lopman BA. Reduced rotavirus vaccine effectiveness among children born during the rotavirus season: a pooled analysis of 5 case-control studies from the Americas. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 1;60(7):1075-8. PMID: 25452592.
  • Collinet-Adler S, Babji S, Francis M, Kattula D, Premkumar PS, Sarkar R, Mohan VR, Ward H, Kang G, Balraj V, Naumova EN. Environmental Factors Associated with High Fly Densities and Diarrhea in Vellore, India. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Sep 1;81(17):6053-8. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01236-15. PMID: 26116684.
  • Premkumar PS, Parashar UD, Gastanaduy PA, McCracken JP, de Oliveira LH, Payne DC, Patel MM, Tate JE, Lopman BA. Reduced rotavirus vaccine effectiveness among children born during the rotavirus season: a pooled analysis of 5 case-control studies from the Americas. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 1;60(7):1075-8. PMID: 25452592.
  • Kuruvilla S, Peter J, David S, Premkumar PS, Ramakrishna K, Thomas L, Vedakumar M, Peter JV. Incidence and risk factor evaluation of exposure keratopathy in critically ill patients: a cohort study. J Crit Care. 2015 Apr;30(2):400-4. PMID: 25468364.
  • Balukrishna S, Pilaka VK, Michael RC, Samuel P, Ravindran PB.Hyper-fractionated Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (HF-IMRT) in Head and Neck Cancer: The Technical Feasibility and Results of a Short Clinical Series. J Clin Diagn Res. 2015 May;9(5):XR01-XR04. PMID: 26155549.


  • Premkumar P, Lopman B, Ramani S, Paul A, Gladstone B, Muliyil J, Mukhopadhya I, Parashar U, Kang G. Association of serum antibodies with protection against rotavirus infection and disease in South Indian children. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A55-61. PMID: 25091682.
  • Ahmed SM, Hall AJ, Robinson AE, Verhoef L, Premkumar P, Parashar UD, Koopmans M, Lopman BA. Global prevalence of norovirus in cases of gastroenteritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;14(8):725-30. PMID: 24981041.
  • Ismail AM, Samuel P, Ramachandran J, Eapen CE, Kannangai R, Abraham P. Lamivudine monotherapy in chronic hepatitis B patients from the Indian subcontinent: antiviral resistance mutations and predictive factors of treatment response. Mol Diagn Ther. 2014 Feb;18(1):63-71. PMID: 24030850.


  • Simha A, Braganza A, Abraham L, Samuel P, Lindsley K. Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for neovascular glaucoma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Oct 2;10:CD007920. PMID: 24089293.
  • Menon VK, George S, Shanti AA, Saravanabavan A, Samuel P, Ramani S, Estes MK, Kang G. Exposure to human and bovine noroviruses in a birth cohort in southern India from 2002 to 2006. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jul;51(7):2391-5. PMID: 23616452.
  • Mathew A, David T, Thomas K, Kuruvilla PJ, Balaji V, Jesudason MV, Samuel P. Risk factors for tuberculosis among health care workers in South India: a nested case-control study. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;66(1):67-74. PMID: 22521578.
  • Adams JS, Raju R, Solomon V, Samuel P, Dutta AK, Rose JS, Tharyan P. Increasing compliance with protective eyewear to reduce ocular injuries in stone-quarry workers in Tamil Nadu, India: a pragmatic, cluster randomised trial of a single education session versus an enhanced education package delivered over six months. Injury. 2013 Jan;44(1):118-25. PMID: 22075447.
  • Turel MK, Moorthy RK, Sam GA, Samuel P, Murthy M, Babu KS, Rajshekhar V. Effect of pretreatment with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (PP1) on brain oedema and neurological function in an automated cortical cryoinjury model in mice. J Clin Neurosci. 2013 Apr;20(4):593-6. PMID: 23485404.


  • Ismail AM, Samuel P, Eapen CE, Kannangai R, Abraham P. Antiviral resistance mutations and genotype-associated amino acid substitutions in treatment-naïve hepatitis B virus-infected individuals from the Indian subcontinent. Intervirology. 2012;55(1):36-44. PMID: 21311172.
  • Vasan SK, Pittard AE, Abraham J, Samuel P, Seshadri MS, Thomas N. Cause-specific mortality in diabetes: retrospective hospital based data from south India. J Diabetes. 2012 Mar;4(1):47-54. PMID: 22018101.
  • Singh A, Milton PE, Nanaiah A, Samuel P, Thomas N. Awareness and attitude toward diabetes in the rural population of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Mar;16 Suppl 1:S83-6. PMID: 22701853.
  • Vasan SK, Fall T, Neville MJ, Antonisamy B, Fall CH, Geethanjali FS, Gu HF, Raghupathy P, Samuel P, Thomas N, Brismar K, Ingelsson E, Karpe F. Associations of variants in FTO and near MC4R with obesity traits in South Asian Indians. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Nov;20(11):2268-77. PMID: 22421923.
  • Samuel P, Antonisamy B, Raghupathy P, Richard J, Fall CH. Socio-economic status and cardiovascular risk factors in rural and urban areas of Vellore, Tamilnadu, South India. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct;41(5):1315-27. PMID: 22366083.
  • Moorthy M, Samuel P, Peter JV, Vijayakumar S, Sekhar D, Verghese VP, Agarwal I, Moses PD, Ebenezer K, Abraham OC, Thomas K, Mathews P, Mishra AC, Lal R, Muliyil J, Abraham AM. Estimation of the burden of pandemic(H1N1)2009 in developing countries: experience from a tertiary care center in South India. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e41507. PMID: 22957015.
  • Pai R, Nehru GA, Samuel P, Selvan B, Kumar R, Jacob PM, Nair A. Discriminating thyroid cancers from benign lesions based on differential expression of a limited set of miRNA using paraffin embedded tissues. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Apr-Jun;55(2):158-62. PMID: 22771635.
  • Tharion E, Samuel P, Rajalakshmi R, Gnanasenthil G, Subramanian RK. Influence of deep breathing exercise on spontaneous respiratory rate and heart rate variability: a randomised controlled trial in healthy subjects. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2012 Jan-Mar;56(1):80-7. PMID: 23029969.


  • Ismail AM, Sivakumar J, Anantharam R, Dayalan S, Samuel P, Fletcher GJ, Gnanamony M, Abraham P. Performance characteristics and comparison of Abbott and artus real-time systems for hepatitis B virus DNA quantification. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Sep;49(9):3215-21. PMID: 21795507.
  • David D, Samuel P, David T, Keshava SN, Irodi A, Peter JV. An open-labelled randomized controlled trial comparing costs and clinical outcomes of open endotracheal suctioning with closed endotracheal suctioning in mechanically ventilated medical intensive care patients. J Crit Care. 2011 Oct;26(5):482-8. PMID: 21106340.
  • Fleming DH, Mathew BS, Prasanna S, Annapandian VM, John GT. A possible simplification for the estimation of area under the curve (AUC₀₋₁₂) of enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in renal transplant patients receiving tacrolimus. Ther Drug Monit. 2011 Apr;33(2):165-70. PMID: 21383656.
  • Fletcher GJ, Samuel P, Christdas J, Gnanamony M, Ismail AM, Anantharam R, Eapen CE, Chacko MP, Daniel D, Kannangai R, Abraham P. Association of HLA and TNF polymorphisms with the outcome of HBV infection in the South Indian population. Genes Immun. 2011 Oct;12(7):552-8. PMID: 21593777.
  • Vasan SK, Neville MJ, Antonisamy B, Samuel P, Fall CH, Geethanjali FS, Thomas N, Raghupathy P, Brismar K, Karpe F. Absence of birth-weight lowering effect of ADCY5 and near CCNL, but association of impaired glucose-insulin homeostasis with ADCY5 in Asian Indians. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e21331. PMID: 21712988.
  • Moorthy M, Chacko B, Ramakrishna K, Samuel P, Karthik G, Kalki RC, Abraham AM, Akhuj A, Valsan A, Abraham OC, Peter JV. Risk of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infection among healthcare workers caring for critically ill patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infection. J Hosp Infect. 2011 Apr;77(4):365-6. PMID: 21316801.
  • Pai R, Nehru GA, Samuel P, Paul MJ, Thomas N, Premkumar JA, Hephzibah J, Shanthly N, Oommen R, Nair A, Seshadri MS, Rajaratnam S. Mutational analysis of RET proto-oncogene among patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma and 'at risk' carriers from India. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2011 Oct;75(4):571-2. PMID: 21521337.
  • Selvan B, Ramachandran A, Korula A, Amirtharaj GJ, Kettimuthu K, Nair S, Nair A, Samuel P, Mathew G. Low dose aspirin prevents duodenoesophageal reflux induced mucosal changes in wistar rat esophagus by MAP kinase mediated pathways. Int J Surg. 2012;10(2):73-9. PMID: 22197650.


  • Bhagat SK, Gopalakrishnan G, Kekre NS, Chacko NK, Kumar S, Manipadam MT, Samuel P. Factors predicting inguinal node metastasis in squamous cell cancer of penis. World J Urol. 2010 Feb;28(1):93-8. PMID: 19488760.
  • Mathew BS, Fleming DH, Annapandian VM, Prasanna S, Prasanna CG, Chandy SJ, John GT. A reliable limited sampling strategy for the estimation of mycophenolic acid area under the concentration time curve in adult renal transplant patients in the stable posttransplant period. Ther Drug Monit. 2010 Apr;32(2):136-40. PMID: 20110849.
  • Mathew BS, Fleming DH, Prasanna S, Basu G, Chandy SJ, John GT. Mycophenolic acid estimation by pooled sampling: a novel strategy. Ther Drug Monit. 2010 Apr;32(2):141-4. PMID: 20216116.
  • Prabhakaran SS, Dhanasekar KR, Thomas E, Jose R, Peedicayil J, Samuel P. Inhibition of isolated human myometrium contractility by minoxidil and reversal by glibenclamide. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 2010 Mar;32(2):97-100. PMID: 20401345.
  • Sarkar R, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Samuel P, Singh AS, Bose A, Muliyil J, Kang G. Comparison of group counseling with individual counseling in the comprehension of informed consent: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Med Ethics. 2010 May 14;11:8. PMID: 20470423.
  • Babu AS, Noone MS, Haneef M, Samuel P. The effects of 'on-call/out of hours' physical therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Rehabil. 2010 Sep;24(9):802-9. PMID: 20543018.
  • Peter JV, Jerobin J, Nair A, Bennett A, Samuel P, Chrispal A, Abraham OC, Mathews KP, Fleming JJ, Oommen A. Clinical profile and outcome of patients hospitalized with dimethyl and diethyl organophosphate poisoning. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010 Nov;48(9):916-23. PMID: 21171848.
  • Rajendran P, Ajjampur SS, Chidambaram D, Chandrabose G, Thangaraj B, Sarkar R, Samuel P, Rajan DP, Kang G. Pathotypes of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in children attending a tertiary care hospital in South India. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Oct;68(2):117-22. PMID: 20846583.
  • Ramani S, Paul A, Saravanabavan A, Menon VK, Arumugam R, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Samuel P, Kang G. Rotavirus antigenemia in Indian children with rotavirus gastroenteritis and asymptomatic infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Dec 1;51(11):1284-9. PMID: 21039217.
  • Fletcher GJ, Gnanamony M, Samuel P, Ismail AM, Kannangai R, Daniel D, Eapen CE, Abraham P. Association of mannose-binding lectin polymorphisms and HBV outcome in a South Indian population. Int J Immunogenet. 2010 Jun;37(3):177-84. PMID: 20193030.
  • Santhosh S, Dutta AK, Samuel P, Joseph AJ, Ashok Kumar J, Kurian G. Cytokine gene polymorphisms in irritable bowel syndrome in Indian population--a pilot case control study. Trop Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan-Mar;31(1):30-3. PMID: 20860222.


  •  Kannangai R, Kandathil AJ, Ebenezer DL, Nithyanandam G, Samuel P, Abraham OC, Sudarsanam TD, Pulimood SA, Sridharan G. Evidence for lower CD4+ T cell and higher viral load in asymptomatic HIV-1 infected individuals of India: implications for therapy initiation. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2008 Jul-Sep;26(3):217-21. PMID: 18695317.
  • Selvan B, Babu S, Paul MJ, Abraham D, Samuel P, Nair A. Mapping the compound muscle action potentials of cricothyroid muscle using electromyography in thyroid operations: a novel method to clinically type the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve. Ann Surg. 2009 Aug;250(2):293-300. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181b17342. PubMed PMID: 19638904.
  • Pai R, Samuel P, Nehru AG, Manipadam MT, Thomas SN. Comparison of 11 endogenous control genes for normalization of mRNA obtained from paraffin-embedded tissues. APMIS. 2009 Dec;117(12):886-92. PMID: 20078553.

Book Chapters

  • Antonisamy B, Solomon Christopher, Prasanna Samuel Biostatistics: Principles and Practice. Tata McGraw-Hill Education 2010. pp 349.