Anna Mandalakas

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Interferon-gamma release assays and childhood tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis
    A M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:1018-32. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Interpretation of repeat tuberculin skin testing in international adoptees: conversions or boosting
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:913-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint High level of discordant IGRA results in HIV-infected adults and children
    A M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:417-23. 2008
  4. pmc West Nile virus epidemic, northeast Ohio, 2002
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1774-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of childhood tuberculosis
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 6003, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:93-104. 2005
  6. pmc Candida skin testing is a poor adjunct to tuberculin skin testing in international adoptees
    Kee Thai Yeo
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1020-1. 2009
  7. pmc The impact of nutritional status and longitudinal recovery of motor and cognitive milestones in internationally adopted children
    Hyun Park
    Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, 505 S Main St, Suite 525, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:105-16. 2011
  8. pmc Rapid GIS-based profiling of West Nile virus transmission: defining environmental factors associated with an urban-suburban outbreak in Northeast Ohio, USA
    A Desiree LaBeaud
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Geospat Health 2:215-25. 2008
  9. pmc Exposure to West Nile virus during the 2002 epidemic in Cuyahoga County, Ohio: a comparison of pediatric and adult behaviors
    Angelle Desiree LaBeaud
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:356-61. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in international adoptees
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e610-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Interferon-gamma release assays and childhood tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis
    A M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:1018-32. 2011
    ..Children infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis have significant risk of developing tuberculosis(TB) and can therefore benefit from preventive therapy...
  2. doi request reprint Interpretation of repeat tuberculin skin testing in international adoptees: conversions or boosting
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:913-9. 2008
    ..No study has measured the incidence of TST conversion in these children...
  3. ncbi request reprint High level of discordant IGRA results in HIV-infected adults and children
    A M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:417-23. 2008
    ..Tygerberg district, Western Cape Province, South Africa...
  4. pmc West Nile virus epidemic, northeast Ohio, 2002
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1774-7. 2005
    ..Children were 4.5 times more likely to become infected yet 110 times less likely to have neuroinvasive disease develop...
  5. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of childhood tuberculosis
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 6003, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:93-104. 2005
    ..The challenges of accurate surveillance, confirmation of diagnoses, and effective treatment of childhood TB in resource-poor settings are highlighted...
  6. pmc Candida skin testing is a poor adjunct to tuberculin skin testing in international adoptees
    Kee Thai Yeo
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1020-1. 2009
    ..Our study suggests that Candida skin test reactivity is an unstable measure of anergy among international adoptees...
  7. pmc The impact of nutritional status and longitudinal recovery of motor and cognitive milestones in internationally adopted children
    Hyun Park
    Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, 505 S Main St, Suite 525, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:105-16. 2011
    ..This study contributes to the body of literature with its prospective nature, unique statistical model for longitudinal evaluation, and use of a validated assessment tool to assess outcomes...
  8. pmc Rapid GIS-based profiling of West Nile virus transmission: defining environmental factors associated with an urban-suburban outbreak in Northeast Ohio, USA
    A Desiree LaBeaud
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Geospat Health 2:215-25. 2008
    ..This timely working identification of the transmission scale effectively focused control interventions against newly invasive WNV in a complex North American habitat...
  9. pmc Exposure to West Nile virus during the 2002 epidemic in Cuyahoga County, Ohio: a comparison of pediatric and adult behaviors
    Angelle Desiree LaBeaud
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:356-61. 2007
    ..Limited data exist regarding risk determinants of childhood WNV infection. We conducted a survey to analyze the differences between pediatric and adult behavior relevant to WNV exposure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in international adoptees
    Anna M Mandalakas
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e610-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the factors that are associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in international adoptees...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis screening in immigrant children
    Anna M Mandalakas
    School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:71-2. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Pediatric West Nile virus infection: neurologic disease presentations during the 2002 epidemic in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Angelle Desiree LaBeaud
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:751-3. 2006
    ..When compared with adults, children had significantly lower rates of WNND. Children are at a decreased risk for severe WNV and less likely to present with neurologic signs or suffer neurologic sequelae...

Research Grants3

  1. The Utility of Interferon-Gamma Release Assays in TB-HIV co-infected Children
    Anna M Mandalakas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, it is imperative that the utility and interpretation of these tests be studied in HIV-infected children in settings with high burdens of TB and HIV. ..