Laura L Hammitt

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Specimen collection for the diagnosis of pediatric pneumonia
    Laura L Hammitt
    International Vaccine Access Center, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S132-9. 2012
  2. pmc Procedures for collection of induced sputum specimens from children
    Lindsay R Grant
    Department of International Health, Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S140-5. 2012
  3. pmc A preliminary study of pneumonia etiology among hospitalized children in Kenya
    Laura L Hammitt
    Department of International Health, International Vaccine Access Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S190-9. 2012
  4. pmc Added value of an oropharyngeal swab in detection of viruses in children hospitalized with lower respiratory tract infection
    Laura L Hammitt
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2318-20. 2011
  5. pmc Influenza surveillance among children with pneumonia admitted to a district hospital in coastal Kenya, 2007-2010
    Clayton O Onyango
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi District Hospital, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Infect Dis 206:S61-7. 2012
  6. pmc Immunogenicity, impact on carriage and reactogenicity of 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine in Kenyan children aged 1-4 years: a randomized controlled trial
    Laura L Hammitt
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Coast, Kilifi, Kenya Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85459. 2014

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Publications6

  1. pmc Specimen collection for the diagnosis of pediatric pneumonia
    Laura L Hammitt
    International Vaccine Access Center, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S132-9. 2012
    ..We discuss the advantages and limitations of each specimen, and discuss the rationale for the specimens to be collected for the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health study...
  2. pmc Procedures for collection of induced sputum specimens from children
    Lindsay R Grant
    Department of International Health, Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S140-5. 2012
    ..PERCH selected the nebulization technique using hypertonic saline...
  3. pmc A preliminary study of pneumonia etiology among hospitalized children in Kenya
    Laura L Hammitt
    Department of International Health, International Vaccine Access Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S190-9. 2012
    ..Pneumonia is the leading cause of childhood death in the developing world. Higher-quality etiological data are required to reduce this mortality burden...
  4. pmc Added value of an oropharyngeal swab in detection of viruses in children hospitalized with lower respiratory tract infection
    Laura L Hammitt
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2318-20. 2011
    ..Oropharyngeal swabs increased the number of viral infections detected by 15%, compared to collection of a nasopharyngeal swab alone. This advantage was most pronounced for detection of influenza, parainfluenza, and adenovirus...
  5. pmc Influenza surveillance among children with pneumonia admitted to a district hospital in coastal Kenya, 2007-2010
    Clayton O Onyango
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi District Hospital, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Infect Dis 206:S61-7. 2012
    ..Influenza data gaps in sub-Saharan Africa include incidence, case fatality, seasonal patterns, and associations with prevalent disorders...
  6. pmc Immunogenicity, impact on carriage and reactogenicity of 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine in Kenyan children aged 1-4 years: a randomized controlled trial
    Laura L Hammitt
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Coast, Kilifi, Kenya Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85459. 2014
    ..The impact on carriage and optimal schedule for primary vaccination of older children with 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein-D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) are unknown...