Justin M Mulindwa

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Background. Previous studies suggested an association between upper airway pneumococcal colonization density and pneumococcal pneumonia, but data in children are limited. Using data from the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) study, we assessed this potential association. Methods. PERCH is a case-control study in 7 countries: Bangladesh,(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death among children, with approximately half of deaths attributable to pneumonia occurring in limited health resource settings of sub-Saharan Africa. Clinical guidance tools and checklists have been used to improve health outcomes and standardize care. This study was conducted to evaluate the impact(More)
INTRODUCTION Paediatric lung sound recordings can be systematically assessed, but methodological feasibility and validity is unknown, especially from developing countries. We examined the performance of acoustically interpreting recorded paediatric lung sounds and compared sound characteristics between cases and controls. METHODS Pneumonia Etiology(More)
Author details Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA. Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA. Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine,(More)
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