Publications

  1. Community acquired bacteremia in young children from central Nigeria–a pilot study
    Obaro, S., Lawson, L., Essen, U. et al (2011). Community Acquired Bacteremia in Young Children from Central Nigeria- A Pilot Study. BMC Infect Dis 11, 137.

  2. Salmonella Bacteremia Among Children in Central and Northwest Nigeria, 2008-2015
    Obaro, S. K., Hassan-Hanga, F., Olateju, E. K., Umoru, D., Lawson, L., Olanipekun, G., Ibrahim, S., Munir, H., Ihesiolor, G., Maduekwe, A., Ohiaeri, C., Adetola, A., Shetima, D., Jibir, B. W., Nakaura, H., Kocmich, N., Ajose, T., Idiong, D., Masokano, K., Ifabiyi, A., ‚Ķ Fey, P. D. (2015). Salmonella Bacteremia Among Children in Central and Northwest Nigeria, 2008-2015.¬†Clinical infectious diseases: an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America,¬†61 Suppl 4(Suppl 4), S325‚ÄďS331.¬†

  3. Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae from culture-negative dried blood spots by real-time PCR in Nigerian children with acute febrile illness
    Iroh Tam, PY., Hernandez-Alvarado, N., Schleiss, M.R. et al. (2018). Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae from culture-negative dried blood spots by real-time PCR in Nigerian children with acute febrile illness. BMC Res Notes 11, 657. 

  4. Emergence of New Delhi Metallo-ő≤-Lactamase (NDM-5) in¬†Klebsiella quasipneumoniae¬†from Neonates in a Nigerian Hospital
    Brinkac, L. M., White, R., D’Souza, R., Nguyen, K., Obaro, S. K., & Fouts, D. E. (2019). Emergence of New Delhi metallo-ő≤-lactamase (NDM-5) in Klebsiella quasipneumoniae from neonates in a Nigerian hospital. mSphere, 4(2), [e00685-18].¬†

  5. Erratum: Status of Retinoids and Carotenoids and Associations with Clinical Outcomes in Maternal-Infant Pairs in Nigeria. Nutrients 2018, 10, 1286
    Hanson, C., Lyden, E., Anderson-Berry, A., Kocmich, N., Rezac, A., Delair, S., Furtado, J., Van Ormer, M., Izevbigie, N., Olateju, E. K., Akaba, G. O., Anigilaje, E. A., Yunusa, T., Obaro, S (2018). Erratum: Status of Retinoids and Carotenoids and Associations with Clinical Outcomes in Maternal-Infant Pairs in Nigeria. Nutrients 10, 1286.

  6. A Comparison of Vitamin E Status and Associated Pregnancy Outcomes in Maternal‚ÄďInfant Dyads between a Nigerian and a United States Population
    Cave, C., Hanson, C., Schumacher, M., Lyden, E., Furtado, J., Obaro, S., Delair, S., Kocmich, N., Rezac, A., Izevbigie, N. I., Van Ormer, M., Kamil, A., McGinn, E., Rilett, K., Elliott, E., Johnson, R., Weishaar, K., Olateju, E. K., Akaba, G. A., Anigilaje, E. A., ‚Ķ Anderson-Berry, A. (2018). A Comparison of Vitamin E Status and Associated Pregnancy Outcomes in Maternal‚ĀĽInfant Dyads between a Nigerian and a United States Population. Nutrients, 10(9), 1300.¬†

  7. Aetiology of neonatal sepsis in Nigeria, and relevance of Group b streptococcus: A systematic review
    Medugu N, Iregbu K, Iroh Tam PY, Obaro S (2018). Aetiology of neonatal sepsis in Nigeria, and relevance of Group b streptococcus: A systematic review. PLoS One. Jul 17;13(7): e0200350. 

  8. Sickle-Cell Disease in Nigerian Children: Parental Knowledge and Laboratory Results
    Obaro SK, Daniel Y, Lawson JO, Hsu WW, Dada J, Essen U, Ibrahim K, Akindele A, Brooks K, Olanipekun G, Ajose T, Stewart CE, Inusa BP (2016). Sickle-Cell Disease in Nigerian Children: Parental Knowledge and Laboratory Results. Public Health Genomics;19(2):102-7. 

  9. Molecular Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae on Dried Blood Spots from Febrile Nigerian Children Compared to Culture
    Tam, P. Y. I., Hernandez-Alvarado, N., Schleiss, M. R., Hassan-Hanga, F., Onuchukwu, C., Umoru, D., & Obaro, S. K. (2016). Molecular detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae on dried blood spots from febrile Nigerian children compared to culture. PloS one, 11(3), [e0152253]. 

  10. Phylogeographical analysis of the dominant multidrug-resistant H58 clade of Salmonella Typhi identifies inter- and intracontinental transmission events
    Wong, V., Baker, S., Pickard, D. et al (2015). Phylogeographical analysis of the dominant multidrug-resistant H58 clade of Salmonella Typhi identifies inter- and intracontinental transmission events. Nat Genet 47, 632‚Äď639.

  11. Molecular characterization of invasive Enterobacteriaceae from pediatric patients in Central and Northwestern Nigeria
    Duru C, Olanipekun G, et al. Molecular characterization of invasive Enterobacteriaceae from pediatric patients in Central and North Western Nigeria: a multicenter study PLos One 2020 Oct 26;15(10): e0230037.

Posters

Posters

G. Olanipekun, I. Duru, D. Idiong, N. Medugu, T. Ajose, S. Obaro; A retrospective survey of bacteraemia and advocacy for routine Salmonella immunization in children with sickle cell disease in north central Nigeria

Carissa Duru, Vivian Odili, Hudar Munir, Grace Olanipekun, Nuba Medugu and Stephen Obaro. Prevalance of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBL) Enterobacteriaceae in Pediatric Bloodstream Infection in Nigeria [Abstract] In: 10th Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID), December 2-5, 2017; Shenzhen, China. Abstract No WSPD7-0261.

Carissa Duru, Grace Olanipekun, Okorie Chinwendu, Theresa Ajose, Nubwa Medugu, Bernard Ebruke and Stephen Obaro. Molecular Characterization of Enterobacteriaceae from Pediatric Patients in Central and North Western Nigeria [Abstract] In: 50th Annual General Meeting and 6 th International Scientific Conference of the Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PANCONF), January 22nd -26th 2019; Ibadan, Nigeria. Abstract No OB102.

Carissa Duru, Charles Esimone, Nubwa Medugu, Dinesh Chandel, Shabir Madhi, Bernard Ebruke, Stephen Obaro. Whole Genome Sequencing of Extended spectrum Beta lactamase Enterobacter cloacae from bacteremic children. [Abstract] In: 11th Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID), November 5-8, 2019; Manilla, Philippines. Abstract No WSPD19-0328.