Shally Awasthi

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy and Protein Intake During Pregnancy in Relation to Preterm Birth: A Case Control Study
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Georges Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India Correspondence to Dr Shally Awasthi, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, King Georges Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian Pediatr 52:489-92. 2015
  2. pmc Population deworming every 6 months with albendazole in 1 million pre-school children in North India: DEVTA, a cluster-randomised trial
    Shally Awasthi
    King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Lancet 381:1478-86. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Quality of care as a determinant of health-related quality of life in ill-hospitalized adolescents at a tertiary care hospital in North India
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University Erstwhile King George s Medical University, Shahmina Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:587-94. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Client satisfaction with immunization services in urban slums of Lucknow district
    Bhola Nath
    Department of Community Medicine, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:479-83. 2009
  5. pmc Vitamin A supplementation every 6 months with retinol in 1 million pre-school children in north India: DEVTA, a cluster-randomised trial
    Shally Awasthi
    King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Lancet 381:1469-77. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Effectiveness of 3-day amoxycillin vs. 5-day co-trimoxazole in the treatment of non-severe pneumonia in children aged 2-59 months of age: a multi-centric open labeled trial
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Trop Pediatr 54:382-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A study on determinants of immunization coverage among 12-23 months old children in urban slums of Lucknow district, India
    Bhola Nath
    Department of Community Medicine, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Sci 61:598-606. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Haplotypic association of ADAM33 (T+1, S+1 and V - 3) gene variants in genetic susceptibility to asthma in Indian population
    Priya Tripathi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, U P, India
    Ann Hum Biol 39:479-83. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Association of PPAR-γ gene polymorphisms with obesity and obesity-associated phenotypes in North Indian population
    Jai Prakash
    Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, U P, India
    Am J Hum Biol 24:454-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of ADAM33 gene polymorphisms with adult-onset asthma and its severity in an Indian adult population
    Priya Tripathi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhtrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Chowk, Lucknow 226 003, India
    J Genet 90:265-73. 2011

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy and Protein Intake During Pregnancy in Relation to Preterm Birth: A Case Control Study
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Georges Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India Correspondence to Dr Shally Awasthi, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, King Georges Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian Pediatr 52:489-92. 2015
    ..To find the association of maternal energy and protein intake with preterm birth...
  2. pmc Population deworming every 6 months with albendazole in 1 million pre-school children in North India: DEVTA, a cluster-randomised trial
    Shally Awasthi
    King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Lancet 381:1478-86. 2013
    ..We used the state-wide Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) infrastructure to help to assess any effects of regular deworming on mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Quality of care as a determinant of health-related quality of life in ill-hospitalized adolescents at a tertiary care hospital in North India
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University Erstwhile King George s Medical University, Shahmina Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:587-94. 2012
    ..To evaluate if quality of care (QoC) provided by hospital is a determinant of ill-hospitalized adolescent's health-related quality of life (HRQoL) from parent's perspective...
  4. doi request reprint Client satisfaction with immunization services in urban slums of Lucknow district
    Bhola Nath
    Department of Community Medicine, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:479-83. 2009
    ..To assess the satisfaction of parents with the immunization services and its association with their sociodemographic characteristics...
  5. pmc Vitamin A supplementation every 6 months with retinol in 1 million pre-school children in north India: DEVTA, a cluster-randomised trial
    Shally Awasthi
    King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Lancet 381:1469-77. 2013
    ..In north India, vitamin A deficiency (retinol <0·70 μmol/L) is common in pre-school children and 2-3% die at ages 1·0-6·0 years. We aimed to assess whether periodic vitamin A supplementation could reduce this mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Effectiveness of 3-day amoxycillin vs. 5-day co-trimoxazole in the treatment of non-severe pneumonia in children aged 2-59 months of age: a multi-centric open labeled trial
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Trop Pediatr 54:382-9. 2008
    ..04, 95% confidence interval: - 0.035-0.12). We conclude that there was no difference in effectiveness of oral co-trimoxazole or amoxycillin in treating non-severe pneumonia...
  7. ncbi request reprint A study on determinants of immunization coverage among 12-23 months old children in urban slums of Lucknow district, India
    Bhola Nath
    Department of Community Medicine, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Sci 61:598-606. 2007
    ..To find out the suitable factors for raising the coverage of immunization...
  8. doi request reprint Haplotypic association of ADAM33 (T+1, S+1 and V - 3) gene variants in genetic susceptibility to asthma in Indian population
    Priya Tripathi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, U P, India
    Ann Hum Biol 39:479-83. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to find out if the ADAM33 gene polymorphisms T+1(A>G), S+1(T>A) and V - 3(C>T) and their haplotypes play any role in genetic susceptibility to asthma...
  9. doi request reprint Association of PPAR-γ gene polymorphisms with obesity and obesity-associated phenotypes in North Indian population
    Jai Prakash
    Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, U P, India
    Am J Hum Biol 24:454-9. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated the association of PPAR-γ gene Pro12Ala (rs1801282) and C1431T (rs3856806) polymorphisms with morbid obesity and related phenotypes, in north Indian population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of ADAM33 gene polymorphisms with adult-onset asthma and its severity in an Indian adult population
    Priya Tripathi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhtrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Chowk, Lucknow 226 003, India
    J Genet 90:265-73. 2011
    ..013-<0.0001, OR = 0.34-0.10). Our data suggest that ADAM33 gene polymorphisms serve as genetic risk factors for asthma in Indian adult population...
  11. doi request reprint Genetic variations of the FCER2 gene and asthma susceptibility in north Indian children: a case-control study
    Neeraj Sharma
    Department of Paediatrics and Translational Medicine Unit, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India and
    Biomarkers 18:660-7. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate the association of genetic variations: rs28364072 and rs7249320 with asthma and its severity in north Indian children...
  12. doi request reprint Environmental risk factors for persistent asthma in Lucknow
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University CSMMU, Lucknow, 226003 Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:1311-7. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Association of S549N and IVS8-5T splice variants with bronchial asthma and its severity in Indian children
    Nutan Maurya
    Translational Medicine Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:884-91. 2012
    ..Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is an asthma susceptibility gene. Individuals heterozygous for CFTR gene mutation may develop obstructive pulmonary disease like bronchial asthma...
  14. pmc Increased expression of ADAM33 protein in asthmatic patients as compared to non-asthmatic controls
    Priya Tripathi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:507-14. 2013
    ..The present study was conducted with the aims to investigate the expression of ADAM33 protein in patients of asthma and non-asthmatic controls, and to assess if the expression of ADAM33 protein relates with severity of asthma...
  15. pmc Association of CFTR gene mutation with bronchial asthma
    Nutan Maurya
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:469-78. 2012
    ..Therefore, studies with sufficiently large sample size and detailed phenotype are required to define the potential contribution of CFTR in the pathogenesis of asthma...
  16. pmc Care-seeking behavior and out-of-pocket expenditure for sick newborns among urban poor in Lucknow, northern India: a prospective follow-up study
    Neeraj M Srivastava
    Department of Pediatrics, Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:61. 2009
    ..In Uttar Pradesh there is meager data for spending on health care in general and neonates in particular...
  17. pmc Effects of deworming on malnourished preschool children in India: an open-labelled, cluster-randomized trial
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Paediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e223. 2008
    ..More than a third of the world's children are infected with intestinal nematodes. Current control approaches emphasise treatment of school age children, and there is a lack of information on the effects of deworming preschool children...
  18. doi request reprint IMCI approach in tertiary hospitals, India
    Ritu Jain
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:725-7. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to compare physicians' diagnosis with Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) algorithm generated diagnosis in hospitalized children aged 2-59 months...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of behaviour change communication on qualified medical care-seeking for sick neonates among urban poor in Lucknow, northern India: a before and after intervention study
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow 226 003, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1199-209. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of a behaviour change communication (BCC) intervention on qualified medical care-seeking for sick newborns in urban Lucknow, northern India...
  20. doi request reprint Parental reporting of quality of care as a determinant of health related quality of life of ill adolescents at a tertiary care hospital in northern India
    Kasturi Agnihotri
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University Erstwhile King George s Medical University, Shahmina Road, Chowk, Lucknow, UP 226003, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:62-7. 2012
    ..To assess if Quality of Care (QoC) is a determinant of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in ill adolescents...
  21. doi request reprint Longer duration of mechanical ventilation was found to be associated with ventilator-associated pneumonia in children aged 1 month to 12 years in India
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Shahmina Road, Lucknow 226003, Uttar Pradesh, India
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:62-6. 2013
    ..To determine primarily (1) the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) among ventilated patients aged 1 month to 12 years and secondarily (2) the risk factors for VAP and (3) common organisms causing VAP...
  22. doi request reprint Serum homocysteine in Indian adolescents
    Pratima Anand
    Department of Pediatrics, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Pediatr 76:705-9. 2009
    ..To assess serum homocysteine levels and its association with conventional risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Indian adolescents...
  23. doi request reprint CRHR1 Gene SNPs and Response to Systemic Corticosteroids in Indian Asthmatic Children During Acute Exacerbation
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226003, India
    Indian J Pediatr 82:781-6. 2015
    ....
  24. pmc Revisiting community case management of childhood pneumonia: perceptions of caregivers and grass root health providers in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, northern India
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    PLoS ONE 10:e0123135. 2015
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the leading cause of under-five mortality globally with almost one-quarter of deaths occurring in India...
  25. doi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection associated with uncontrolled asthma: a hospital based cross sectional study
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University CSMMU, Lucknow 226003, India
    Indian J Pediatr 79:1318-22. 2012
    ..To evaluate the proportion of anti- Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cp) IgM positivity in patients with uncontrolled asthma and partly controlled childhood asthma and their clinical correlates...
  26. doi request reprint Epidemiology and microbiology of nosocomial pediatric candidemia at a northern Indian tertiary care hospital
    Avijit Kumar Awasthi
    Department of Microbiology, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University Erstwhile King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226 003, India
    Mycopathologia 172:269-77. 2011
    ..It was also noted that some strain types are circulating within the ward. High prevalence of non-albicans candidemia with high resistance to fluconazole is prevalent in North Indian hospitalized children...
  27. pmc Intravenous device associated blood stream staphylococcal infection in paediatric patients
    Amita Jain
    Department of Microbiology, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Res 134:193-9. 2011
    ..Prevalence of resistance to commonly used antimicrobials in hospital acquired staphylococcal isolates was also tested...
  28. doi request reprint Atypical bacterial pathogens in community-acquired pneumonia in children: a hospital-based study
    Jyotsna Agarwal
    Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Trop Doct 39:109-11. 2009
    ..There was no significant association with any of the clinical, laboratory and radiological variables in children with pneumonia by the atypical pathogen...
  29. doi request reprint Response surface methodology-based optimisation of agarose gel electrophoresis for screening and electropherotyping of rotavirus
    Vikas Mishra
    Department of Paediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226003, India
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 160:2322-31. 2010
    ..4x) and 4.31 h of electrophoresis at 4.6 V cm(-1) electric field strength. Modified agarose gel electrophoresis can replace other methods as a simplified alternative for routine detection of rotavirus where it is not in practice...
  30. doi request reprint A Mutagenic Primer Assay for Genotyping of the CRHR1 Gene Rare Variant rs1876828 (A/G) in Asians: A Cost-Effective SNP Typing
    Neeraj Sharma
    Department of Paediatrics and Translational Medicine Unit, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    J Clin Lab Anal 30:169-74. 2016
    ..We undertook this study to develop a mutagenic primer assay for a CRHR1 rare gene variant: rs1876828 (A/G) and to determine their allele frequency in north Indian children...
  31. doi request reprint Association of interleukin genes polymorphism with asthma susceptibility in Indian children: a case-control study
    Pratibha Dixit
    a Department of Pediatrics and Translational Medicine Unit, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India and
    Ann Hum Biol 42:552-9. 2015
    ..Interleukins (IL) 4 and 13 genes and their receptors (R) are the key cytokines which amplify inflammatory reactions in asthma...
  32. doi request reprint Genetic variation of TBX21 gene increases risk of asthma and its severity in Indian children
    Neeraj Sharma
    Department of Paediatrics and Translational Medicine Unit, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Hum Genet 59:437-43. 2014
    ..These data suggest that TBX21 gene variation may modify individual's susceptibility to asthma and its severity in Indian population. However, further validation in large population-based studies is needed to confirm the finding. ..
  33. doi request reprint Higher sweat chloride levels in patients with asthma: a case-control study
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226003, India
    Indian J Pediatr 82:114-8. 2015
    ..Also, to compare sweat chloride levels between cases of bronchial asthma and age and sex matched healthy children aged 5 mo-15 y...
  34. doi request reprint Four-country surveillance of intestinal intussusception and diarrhoea in children
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Paediatrics, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:82-6. 2009
    ..The current study assessed the seasonal trend in cases admitted with intussusceptions and dehydrating acute watery diarrhoea in children aged 2 months to 10 years...
  35. pmc Danger signs of neonatal illnesses: perceptions of caregivers and health workers in northern India
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Bull World Health Organ 84:819-26. 2006
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Association of CFTR gene mutation with bronchial asthma and its severity in Indian children: a case-control study
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Ann Hum Biol 39:113-21. 2012
    ..Asthma is a complex genetic disorder. Several genes have been found associated with asthma. The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene is one of them...
  37. doi request reprint Recurrent benign copy number variants & issues in interpretation of variants of unknown significance identified by cytogenetic microarray in Indian patients with intellectual disability
    Vijay Raju Boggula
    Department of Medical Genetics, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Res 142:699-712. 2015
    ..This study was done to look for utility and various issues in interpretation of copy number variants (CNVs) in Indian patients with ID/DD...
  38. doi request reprint Association of ADAM33 gene polymorphisms with asthma in Indian children
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Hum Genet 56:188-95. 2011
    ..019-0.000, OR = 0.50-0.20). Taken together, out results suggest that ADAM33 gene polymorphisms may modify individual susceptibility to develop childhood asthma in the Indian population...
  39. doi request reprint A novel genotyping method for detection of the CRHR1 (rs1396862: C>T) gene variation among North Indian population
    Neeraj Sharma
    Department of Paediatrics and Translational Medicine Unit, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, 226003, UP, India
    Mol Biol Rep 41:2809-13. 2014
    ..We get 100% concordant genotyping results for sequencing and PCR-RFLP. This newer genotyping approach lowers the cost and increased the speed. It is particularly useful for small basic research studies of complex genetic disorder...
  40. ncbi request reprint Residential environmental tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy and low birth weight of neonates: case control study in a public hospital in Lucknow, India
    Divya Khattar
    Department of Pediatrics, King Georges Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian Pediatr 50:134-8. 2013
    ..To determine whether residential environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight (LBW) neonates and establish a dose response relationship...
  41. pmc Role of ADAM33 gene and associated single nucleotide polymorphisms in asthma
    Neeraj Sharma
    Department of Pediatrics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Allergy Rhinol (Providence) 2:e63-70. 2011
    ..However, no SNP of ADAM33 gene showed significant associations with asthma across all ethnic groups; the causative polymorphism, if any, still has to be identified...
  42. pmc Does 3-day course of oral amoxycillin benefit children of non-severe pneumonia with wheeze: a multicentric randomised controlled trial
    Shally Awasthi
    King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    PLoS ONE 3:e1991. 2008
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Association of FTO rs17817449 SNP with obesity and associated physiological parameters in a north Indian population
    Jai Prakash
    Department of Physiology, Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India
    Ann Hum Biol 38:760-3. 2011
    ..Variants in the FTO gene have been associated with Body Mass Index in Western European and North American populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neonatal morbidity and care-seeking behavior in urban Lucknow
    Neeraj Mohan Srivastava
    Department of Pediatrics, King Georges Medical University KGMU, Lucknow, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:229-32. 2008
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Determinants of health related quality of life in school-going adolescents in Northern India
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University Erstwhile King George s Medical University, Shahmina Road, Lucknow, UP 226003, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:555-61. 2011
    ..To identify determinants of good Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in school going adolescents...
  46. ncbi request reprint High ampicillin resistance in different biotypes and serotypes of Haemophilus influenzae colonizing the nasopharynx of healthy school-going Indian children
    Amita Jain
    Department of Microbiology, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, UP, 226003, India
    J Med Microbiol 55:133-7. 2006
    ..9 % were type II and 16.6 % were type III. Most of the strains belonging to biotypes III-VIII were ampicillin sensitive. Ampicillin resistance is significantly more common in biotype I and serotype b than in other biotypes and serotypes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Intra-class correlation estimates for assessment of vitamin A intake in children
    Girdhar G Agarwal
    Department of Statistics, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:66-73. 2005
    ..014 to 0.45. These estimates may provide useful information for the design of epidemiological studies in which the sampled (or allocated) units range in size from households to large administrative zones...