Publications of Dr. Sudhir Babji

2015

  • Kattula D, Francis MR, Kulinkina A, Sarkar R, Mohan VR, Babji S, Ward HD, Kang G, Balraj V, Naumova EN. Environmental predictors of diarrhoeal infection for rural and urban communities in south India in children and adults. Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Feb 18:1-12. PMID: 25690841.
  • 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 withHigh Fly Densities and Diarrhea in Vellore, India. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Sep 1;81(17):6053-8. Epub 2015 Jun 26. PMID: 26116684.
  • Platts-Mills JA, Babji S, Bodhidatta L, Gratz J, Haque R, Havt A, McCormick BJ, McGrath M, Olortegui MP, Samie A, Shakoor S, Mondal D, Lima IF, Hariraju D, Rayamajhi BB, Qureshi S, Kabir F, Yori PP, Mufamadi B, Amour C, Carreon JD, Richard SA, Lang D, Bessong P, Mduma E, Ahmed T, Lima AA, Mason CJ, Zaidi AK, Bhutta ZA, Kosek M, Guerrant RL, Gottlieb M, Miller M, Kang G, Houpt ER; MAL-ED Network Investigators (2015). Pathogen-specific burdens of community diarrhoea in developing countries: a multisite birth cohort study (MAL-ED). Lancet Glob Health. Sep;3(9):e564-75. PMID: 26202075.

2014

  • John SM, Thomas RJ, Kaki S, Sharma SL, Ramanujam K, Raghava MV, Koshy B, Bose A, Rose A, Rose W, Ramachandran A, Joseph AJ, Babji S, Kang G. Establishment of the MAL-ED birth cohort study site in Vellore, Southern India. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59; Suppl 4:S295-9. PMID: 25305300.
  • Hoest C, Seidman JC, Pan W, Ambikapathi R, Kang G, Kosek M, Knobler S, Mason CJ, Miller M; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Evaluating associations between vaccine response and malnutrition, gut function, and enteric infections in the MAL-ED cohort study: methods and challenges. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S273-9. PMID: 25305297.
  • Murray-Kolb LE, Rasmussen ZA, Scharf RJ, Rasheed MA, Svensen E, SeidmanJC,Tofail F, Koshy B, Shrestha R, Maphula A, Vasquez AO, da Costa HP,Yousafzai AK, Oria RB, Roshan R, Bayyo EB, Kosek M, Shrestha S, Schaefer BA, Bessong P, Ahmed T, Lang D; MAL-ED Network Investigators. The MAL-ED cohort study: methods and lessons learned when assessing early child development and caregiving mediators in infants and young children in 8 low- and middle-income countries. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S261-72. PMID: 25305296.
  • Richard SA, McCormick BJ, Miller MA, Caulfield LE, Checkley W; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Modeling environmental influences on child growth in the MAL-ED cohort study: opportunities and challenges. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S255-60. PMID: 25305295.
  • Caulfield LE, Bose A, Chandyo RK, Nesamvuni C, de Moraes ML, Turab A, Patil C, Mahfuz M, Ambikapathi R, Ahmed T; MAL-ED Network investigators. Infant feeding practices, dietary adequacy, and micronutrient status measures in the MAL-ED study. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S248-54. PMID: 25305294.
  • Kosek M, Guerrant RL, Kang G, Bhutta Z, Yori PP, Gratz J, Gottlieb M, Lang D, Lee G, Haque R, Mason CJ, Ahmed T, Lima A, Petri WA, Houpt E, Olortegui MP, Seidman JC, Mduma E, Samie A, Babji S; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Assessment of environmental enteropathy in the MAL-ED cohort study: theoretical and analytic framework. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S239-47. PMID:25305293.
  • Platts-Mills JA, McCormick BJ, Kosek M, Pan WK, Checkley W, Houpt ER; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Methods of analysis of enteropathogen infection in the MAL-ED Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S233-8. PMID: 25305292.
  • Houpt E, Gratz J, Kosek M, Zaidi AK, Qureshi S, Kang G, Babji S, Mason C, Bodhidatta L, Samie A, Bessong P, Barrett L, Lima A, Havt A, Haque R, Mondal D, Taniuchi M, Stroup S, McGrath M, Lang D; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Microbiologic methods utilized in the MAL-ED cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S225-32. PMID: 25305291.
  • Richard SA, Barrett LJ, Guerrant RL, Checkley W, Miller MA; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Disease surveillance methods used in the 8-site MAL-ED cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S220-4. PMID: 25305290.
  • MAL-ED Network Investigators. The MAL-ED study: a multinational and multidisciplinary approach to understand the relationship between enteric pathogens, malnutrition, gut physiology, physical growth, cognitive development, and immune responses in infants and children up to 2 years of age in resource-poor environments. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S193-206. PMID: 25305287.
  • Maiwall R, Goel A, Pulimood AB, Babji S, Sophia J, Prasad C, Balasubramanian KA, Ramakrishna B, Kurian S, Fletcher GJ, Abraham P, Kang G, Ramakrishna BS, Elias E, Eapen CE. Investigation into celiac disease in Indian patients with portal hypertension. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2014 Nov 33(6):517-23. PMID: 25231910.
  • Mohan VR, Sharma S, Ramanujam K, Babji S, Koshy B, Bondu JD, John SM, Kang G. Effects of elevated blood lead levels in preschool children in urban Vellore. Indian Pediatr. 2014 Aug 51(8):621-5. PMID: 25128994.
  • Babji S, Arumugam R, Sarvanabhavan A, Gentsch JR, Kang G. Approach to molecular characterization of partially and completely untyped samples in an Indian rotavirus surveillance program. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A84-8. PMID: 25091686.
  • Namjoshi GS, Mitra M, Lalwani SK, Sachdeva A, Balasubramanian S, Babji S, Ghosh A, Pandey S, Kulkarni S, Goyal VK. Rotavirus gastroenteritis among children less than 5 years of age in private outpatient setting in urban India. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A36-44. PMID: 25091678.
  • Rongsen-Chandola T, Strand TA, Goyal N, Flem E, Rathore SS, Arya A, Winje BA, Lazarus R, Shanmugasundaram E, Babji S, Sommerfelt H, Vainio K, Kang G, Bhandari N. Effect of withholding breastfeeding on the mmune response to a live oral rotavirus vaccine in North Indian infants. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A134-9. PMID: 25091668.
  • Saluja T, Sharma SD, Gupta M, Kundu R, Kar S, Dutta A, Silveira M, Singh JV, Kamath VG, Chaudhary A, Rao JV, Ravi MD, Murthy SR, Babji S, Prasad R, Gujjula R, Rao R, Dhingra MS. A multicenter prospective hospital-based surveillance to estimate the burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in children less than five years of age in India. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A13-9. PMID: 25091667.
  • Kompithra RZ, Paul A, Manoharan D, Babji S, Sarkar R, Mathew LG, Kang G. Immunogenicity of a three dose and five dose oral human rotavirus vaccine (RIX4414) schedule in south Indian infants. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A129-33. PMID: 25091666.
  • Bhandari N, Rongsen-Chandola T, Bavdekar A, John J, Antony K, Taneja S, Goyal N, Kawade A, Kang G, Rathore SS, Juvekar S, Muliyil J, Arya A, Shaikh H, Abraham V, Vrati S, Proschan M, Kohberger R, Thiry G, Glass R, Greenberg HB, Curlin G, Mohan K, Harshavardhan GV, Prasad S, Rao TS, Boslego J, Bhan MK; India Rotavirus Vaccine Group. Efficacy of a monovalent human-bovine (116E) rotavirus vaccine in Indian children in the second year of life. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 11;32 Suppl 1:A110-6. PMID: 25091663.
  • Babji S, Arumugam R, Sarvanabhavan A, Moses PD, Simon A, Aggarwal I, Mathew A, Sr Anita, Kang G. Multi-center surveillance of rotavirus diarrhea in hospitalized children
  • Pendergast LL, Scharf RJ, Rasmussen ZA, Seidman JC, Schaefer BA, Svensen E, Tofail F, Koshy B, Kosek M, Rasheed MA, Roshan R, Maphula A, Shrestha R, Murray-Kolb LE; Babji S, MAL-ED Network Investigators. Postpartum depressive symptoms across time and place: structural invariance of the Self-Reporting Questionnaire among women from the international, multi-site MAL-ED study. J Affect Disord. 2014; 167:178-86. PMID: 24981251.
  • Paul A, Babji S, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Dhingra MS, Ramani S, Kattula D, Kang G. Human and bovine rotavirus strain antigens for evaluation of immunogenicity in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of a single dose live attenuated tetravalent, bovine-human-reassortant, oral rotavirus vaccine in Indian adults. Vaccine. 2014 May 23;32(25):3094-100. PMID: 24704505.
  • Bhandari N, Rongsen-Chandola T, Bavdekar A, John J, Antony K, Taneja S, Goyal N, Kawade A, Kang G, Rathore SS, Juvekar S, Muliyil J, Arya A, Shaikh H, Abraham V, Vrati S, Proschan M, Kohberger R, Thiry G, Glass R, Greenberg HB, Curlin G, Mohan K, Harshavardhan GV, Prasad S, Rao TS, Boslego J, Bhan MK; India Rotavirus Vaccine Group. Efficacy of a monovalent human-bovine (116E) rotavirus vaccine in Indian infants: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2014 Jun 21;383(9935):2136-43. PMID: 24629994.
  • Sindhu KN, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Paul A, Babji S, Ajjampur SS, Priyadarshini S, Sarkar R, Balasubramanian KA, Wanke CA, Ward HD, Kang G. Immune response and intestinal permeability in children with acute gastroenteritis treated with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr; 58(8):1107-15. PMID: 24501384.

2013

  • Mukhopadhya I, Sarkar R, Menon VK, Babji S, Paul A, Rajendran P, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Moses PD, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Kang G. Rotavirus shedding in symptomatic and asymptomatic children using reverse transcription-quantitative PCR. J Med Virol. 2013 Sep 85(9):1661-8. PMID: 23775335.
  • Babji S, Arumugam R, Peters A, Ramani S, Kang G. Detection and characterisation of rotaviruses from children less than 5 years hospitalised with acute gastroenteritis in Nagercoil. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2013 Jan-Mar 31(1):69-71. PMID: 23508433.
  • Kosek M, Haque R, Lima A, Babji S, Shrestha S, Qureshi S, Amidou S, Mduma E, Lee G, Yori PP, Guerrant RL, Bhutta Z, Mason C, Kang G, Kabir M, Amour C, Bessong P, Turab A, Seidman J, Olortegui MP, Quetz J, Lang D, Gratz J, Miller M, Gottlieb M; MAL-ED network. Fecal markers of intestinal inflammation and permeability associated with the subsequent acquisition of linear growth deficits in infants. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Feb 88(2):390-6. PMID: 23185075.

2012

  • 1. Babji S, Kang G. Rotavirus vaccination in developing countries. Curr Opin Virol. 2012 Aug 2(4):443-8. PMID: 22698800.
  • 2. Rajendran P, Babji S, George AT, Rajan DP, Kang G, Ajjampur SS. Detection and species identification of Campylobacter in stool samples of children and animals from Vellore, south India. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2012 Jan-Mar 30(1):85-8. PMID: 22361767.

2011

  • 1. Gladstone BP, Ramani S, Mukhopadhya I, Muliyil J, Sarkar R, Rehman AM, Jaffar S, Gomara MI, Gray JJ, Brown DW, Desselberger U, Crawford SE, John J, Babji S, Estes MK, Kang G. Protective effect of natural rotavirus infection in an Indian birth cohort. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jul 28;365(4):337-46. PMID: 21793745.
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