Publications

Optimizing the World Health Organization algorithm for HIV vertical transmission risk assessment by adding maternal self-reported antiretroviral therapy adherence

2023

Authors: Fernández-Luis S, Lain MG, Serna-Pascual M, Domínguez-Rodríguez S, Kuhn L, Liberty A, Barnabas S, Lopez-Varela E, Otwombe K, Danaviah S, Nastouli E, Palma P, Cotugno N, Spyer M, Giannuzzi V, Giaquinto C, Violari A, Cotton MF, Nhampossa T, Klein N, Ramsagar N, van Rensburg AJ, Behuhuma O, Vaz P, Maiga AI, Oletto A, Naniche D, Rossi P, Rojo P, Tagarro A; EPIICAL Consortium

Published in: BioMed Central

Determinants of B-Cell Compartment Hyperactivation in European Adolescents Living With Perinatally Acquired HIV-1 After Over 10 Years of Suppressive Therapy

2023

Authors: Ruggiero A, Pascucci GR, Cotugno N, Domínguez-Rodríguez S, Rinaldi S, Tagarro A, Rojo P, Foster C, Bamford A, De Rossi A, Nastouli E, Klein N, Morrocchi E, Fatou B, Smolen KK, Ozonoff A, Di Pastena M, Luzuriaga K, Steen H, Giaquinto C, Goulder P, Rossi P, Levy O, Pahwa S, Palma P; EPIICAL Consortium

Published in: Frontiers

Machine learning outperformed logistic regression classification even with limit sample size: A model to predict pediatric HIV mortality and clinical progression to AIDS

2023

Authors: Domínguez-Rodríguez S, Serna-Pascual M, Oletto A, Barnabas S, Zuidewind P, Dobbels E, Danaviah S, Behuhuma O, Lain MG, Vaz P, Fernández-Luis S, Nhampossa T, Lopez-Varela E, Otwombe K, Liberty A, Violari A, Maiga AI, Rossi P, Giaquinto C, Kuhn L, Rojo P, Tagarro A; EPIICAL Consortium

Published in: Plos One

Clinical, Virological and Immunological Subphenotypes in a Cohort of Early Treated HIV-Infected Children

2023

Authors: Domínguez-Rodríguez S, Tagarro A, Foster C, Palma P, Cotugno N, Zicari S, Ruggiero A, de Rossi A, Dalzini A, Pahwa S, Rinaldi S, Nastouli E, Marcelin AG, Dorgham K, Sauce D, Gartner K, Rossi P, Giaquinto C, Rojo P

Published in: Frontiers

Multifaceted premature aging in adolescent/young adult with perinatal acquired HIV

2023

Authors: Petrara MR, Ruffoni E, Carmona F, Cavallari I, Zampieri S, Giunco S, Bianco Del P, Rampon O, Palma P, Rossi P, Giaquinto C, Rossi De A, within the EPIICAL Consortium

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Participatory Surveillance for COVID-19 Trend Detection in Brazil: Cross-sectional Study

2023

Authors: Wittwer S, Paolotti D, Lichand G, Leal Neto O.

Published in: JMIR Public Health and Surveillance

Time for a new CoNSensus? Species specificity of coagulase negative staphylococci (CoNS) antibiograms in neonatal bloodstream isolates across Europe

2023

Authors: Hill LF, Planche T, Monahan I, Gupta A, Turner MA, Lutsar I, Roilides E, Clements MN, Sharland M, Heath PT, Lindsay JA, on behalf of the NeoVanc Consortium

Presented at: ECCMID 2023

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Infection prevention and control practices in neonatal units participating in the NeoIPC project

2023

Authors: Schlaeppi C, Bielicki J, and the NeoIPC Consortium

Presented at: ECCMID 2023

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Antibiotic use in neonatal care: measuring cumulative exposure in point prevalence surveys identifies high infant-level antibiotic exposure

2023

Authors: Cook A, Bielicki J, and the NeoIPC Consortium

Presented at: ECCMID 2023

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The Mini-Symposium on Global Child Health: Serving the Children of the World

2023

Authors: Scutariu C, Bilardi D, Ayomoh F.I. et al. 

Published in: Pediatric Research

Youth Participation in Clinical Trials and Research

2023

Author: Mercy Shibemba

Presented at: CHIVA 2023

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Dengue, chikungunya and zika arbovirus infections in Caribbean children

2023

Authors: CDC Christie, AM Lue, RH Melbourne-Chambers

Presented at: Current Opinion in Pediatrics

Mortality linked to higher inflammation in kids with perinatal HIV

2023

Speaker: Morrocchi E

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Outcomes of laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection during resurgence driven by Omicron lineages BA.4 and BA.5 compared with previous waves in the Western Cape Province, South Africa

2023

Authors: Davies MA, Morden E, Rousseau P, Arendse J, Bam JL, Boloko L, Cloete K, Cohen C, Chetty N, Dane P, Heekes A, Hsiao NY, Hunter M, Hussey H, Jacobs T, Jassat W, Kariem S, Kassanjee R, Laenen I, Roux SL, Lessells R, Mahomed H, Maughan D, Meintjes G, Mendelson M, Mnguni A, Moodley M, Murie K, Naude J, Ntusi NAB, Paleker M, Parker A, Pienaar D,

mRNA vaccines induce a higher antibodies response in children with previous COVID-19

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Cantarutti A, Bonfante F, Petrara MR, Cosma C, Pagliari M, Cotugno N, Meneghel A, Benetti E, Bosa L, Palma P, De Rossi A, Giaquinto C, Donà D, Padoan A, for the VERDI study team.

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Management of Mpox in people with HIV attending a sexual health department in London, UK

2023

Authors: Girometti N, Burton F, Spencer M, Agunbiade S, Byrne R, Bracchi M, Jones R, Dwyer E, Whitlock GG, Tittle V, Pozniak AL, Boffito M

Presented at: CROI 2023

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SARS-COV-2 in children & adolescents living with HIV in Europe & South Africa

2023

Authors: Jackson C, Crichton S, Bamford A, Berzosa A, Gilmour K, Goetghebuer T,  Johnson SM, Judd A, Noguera-Julian A, Le Prevost M, Spoulou V, Sturgeon K,  VolokhamA, Zar HJ, Collins IJ. On behalf of the European Pregnancy and Paediatric Infections Cohort Collaboration (EPPICC)

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Persistent symptoms in children admitted with COVID similar to controls 1 year later

2023

Authors: Tagarro A, Villanueva S, Esteban A, López M, Conde M, de Pablo L, Aguilera-Alonso D, Gastesi I, Domínguez S, Epalza C, Ballesteros A, Pinto C, Giaquinto C, Moraleda C, on behalf of EPICO and ORCHESTRA Working Group

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Comorbidities that increase risk for severe acute COVID-19 in pediatric population

2023

Authors: García TA, García GI, Medina VS, Varela RA, Rubio MLM, Hoyos VP, Friedrich G, Vanegas NM, Gualteros RS, Vaquero LO, Mejía ML, Álvarez C, Gordillo LI, Rey CC, Errondo EC, Arandes ST, Ruiz MA, Gómez NM, Aguirre HM, Pérez FV, le Prevost M, Giaquinto C, Redecilla MC

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 in Africa

2023

Authors: Van der Zalm MM, Donà D, Rabie H.

Published in: Current Opinions in Pediatrics

Perinatal characteristics and longer-term outcomes in Brazilian children with confirmed or suspected congenital Zika infection: ZIKAction Paediatric Registry

2023

Authors: de Siquiera I.C, de Almeida B.L, Lage MLC, Serra L, Carvalho A, de Lima M.M, Góes MDFN, Crispim MDSIN, da Costa Pereira MM, Costa BGG, Bailey H, Byrne T, Giaquinto C, Fernandes G, Ruiz-Burga E, & Thorne C

Published in: Dialogues in Health, 2, 100104

Mid- and Long-Term Atrio-Ventricular Functional Changes in Children after Recovery from COVID-19

2023

Authors: Sabatino J, Di Chiara C, Di Candia A, Sirico D, Donà D, Fumanelli J, Basso A, Pogacnik P, Cuppini E, Romano LR, Castaldi B, Reffo E, Cerutti A, Biffanti R, Cozzani S, Giaquinto C, Di Salvo G.

Published in: Journal of Clinical Medicine

Early Treatments of Fragile Children with COVID-19—Results of CLEVER (Children COVID Early Treatment), a Retrospective, Observational Study

2023

Authors: Minotti C, Mengato D, De Pieri M, Trivellato S, Francavilla A, Di Chiara C, Liberati C, Mattera R, Biffi A, Giaquinto C, Venturini F, Donà D.

Published in: Viruses

Attitudes towards booster, testing and isolation, and their impact on COVID-19 response in winter 2022/2023 in France, Belgium, and Italy: a cross-sectional survey and modelling study

2023

Authors: De Meijere G, Valdano E, Castellano C, Debin M, Kengne-Kuetche C, Turbelin C, Noël H, Weitz J, Paolotti D, Hermans L, Hens N, Colizza V.

Published in: The Lancet Regional Health – Europe

The impact of variant and vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 symptomatology; three prospective household cohorts

2022

Authors: Westerhof I, de Hoog M, Ieven M, Lammens C, van Beek J, Rozhnova G, Eggink D, Euser S, Wildenbeest J, Duijts L, van Houten M, Goossens H, Giaquinto C, Bruijning-Verhagen P.

Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases

Implementation of infection prevention and control for hospitalised neonates: A narrative review

2022

Authors: Nyantakyi E, Caci L, Castro M, Schlaeppi C, Cook A, Albers B, Walder J, Metsvaht T, Bielicki J, Dramowski A, Schultes MT, Clack L

Published in: Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Antibiotics needed to treat multidrug-resistant infections in neonates

2022

Authors: CM Williams PCM, Qazi SA, Agarwal R, Velaphi S, Bielicki JA, Nambiar S, Giaquinto C, Bradley J, Noel GJ, Ellis S, O’Brien S, Balasegaram M & Sharland M

Published in: Bulletin of the World Health Organization

COVID-19 in Infants Less than 3 Months: Severe or Not Severe Disease?

2022

Authors: Donà D, Montagnani C, Di Chiara C, Venturini E, Galli L, Lo Vecchio A, Denina M, Olivini N, Bruzzese E, Campana A, Giacchero R, Salvini F, Meini A, Ponzoni M, Trapani S, Rossi E, Lombardi MH, Badolato R, Pierri L, Pruccoli G, Rossin S, Colomba C, Cazzato S, Pacati I, Nicolini G, Pierantoni L, Bianchini S, Krzysztofiak A, Garazzino S, Giaquinto C, Castelli Gattinara G

Published in: Viruses

Empowering adolescents living with HIV to effectively engage and participate in the development and delivery of clinical trials: A digital model during COVID. 

2022

Authors: ALHIV, Jafta, L; Conway, M; Shibemba, M; Ahimbisibwe, G; Bhiri, J; Carter, A; Cebekhulu, S; Ely, A; Gondo, S; Kiganda, C; Nkosi, N.

Presented at: International Workshop on HIV & Adolescence 2022

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The Development of Quality Standards for the ethical and meaningful participation of children and young people in clinical trials and research

2022

Authors: Burke, T; Conway, M

Presented at: AIDS 2022 an the International Workshop on HIV & Adolescence 2022

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Adolescents living with HIV from multiple countries being lead-partners in the co-production of research information and findings across global clinical trials

2022

Authors: Cebekhulu, S; Shibemba, M; Conway, M; Kiganda, C; Ahimbisibwe, Bhiri, J; Carter, A; Ely, A; Gondo, S; Nkosi, N.

Presented at: AIDS 2022 and International Workshop on HIV & Adolescence 2022

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Health Equity in Pediatric Drug Development: Translating Aspiration into Operation

2022

Authors: Folayan MO, Conway M, Russo C, Diniz N, Jafta LP, Sam-Agudu NA, Bernays S, Santana VM, Epps C, Turner MA

Published in: Springer

Outcomes of etravirine-based antiretroviral treatment in treatment-experienced children and adolescents living with HIV in Europe and Thailand

2022

Authors: European Pregnancy And Paediatric Infections Cohort Collaboration Eppicc, Lyons A, Thompson L, Chappell E, Ene L, Galli L, Goetghebuer T, Jourdain G, Noguera-Julian A, Kahlert CR, Königs C, Kosalaraksa P, Lumbiganon P, Marczyńska M, Marques L, Navarro M, Naver L, Okhonskaia L, Prata F, Puthanakit T, Ramos JT, Samarina A, Thorne C, Voronin E, Turkova A, Giaquinto C, Judd A, Collins IJ

Published in: Sage Journals

Once-daily dolutegravir-based antiretroviral therapy in infants and children living with HIV from age 4 weeks: results from the below 14 kg cohort in the randomised ODYSSEY trial

2022

Authors: Amuge P, Lugemwa A, Wynne B, Mujuru AH, Violari A, Kityo MC, Archary M, Variava E, White E, Turner MR, Shakeshaft C, Ali S, Nathoo JK, Atwine L, Liberty A, Bbuye D, Kaudha E, Mngqibisa R, Mosala M, Mumbiro V, Nanduudu A, Ankunda R, Maseko L, Kekitiinwa RA, Giaquinto C, Rojo P, Gibb MD, Turkova A, Ford D on behalf of the ODYSSEY Trial Team

Published in: The Lancet HIV

Probability of AIDS and non-AIDS-related mortality of early-treated children living with HIV-1

2022

Authors: Bréhin,  Tagarro A,  Domínguez-Rodríguez S,  Kuhn L,  Nhampossa T,  Otwombe K,  Janse van Rensburg A,  Klein N,  Lain MN,  Maiga AI,  Giaquinto C,  Rossi P, Rojo P, EPIICAL Consortium

Presented at: AIDS 2022

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Symptom presentation among SARS-CoV-2 positive cases and the impact of COVID-19 vaccination; three prospective household cohorts

2022

Authors: Westerhof I, de Hoog M, Ieven M, Lammens C, van Beek J, Rozhnova G, Eggink D, Euser S, Wildenbeest J, Duijts L, van Houten M, Goossens H, Giaquinto C, Bruijning-Verhagen P.

Published in: medRxiv (preprint)

Joint evolution of CD4 and viral load trajectories over 2 years in an early-treated pediatric African cohort

2022

Authors: Dominguez Rodriguez S, Ballesteros Á, Kuhn L, Nhampossa T, Otwombe K, Shaun Barnabas S,  Klein N, Lain M.G, Giaquinto C,  Rossi P, Rojo P, Tagarro A, EPIICAL Consortium

Presented at: AIDS 2022

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Healthy dynamics of CD4 T cells may drive HIV resurgence in perinatally-infected infants on antiretroviral therapy

2022

Authors: Sinead E. Morris, Renate Strehlau, Stephanie Shiau, Elaine J. Abrams, Caroline T. Tiemessen, Louise Kuhn, Andrew J. Yates on behalf of the EPIICAL consortium and LEOPARD study teams

Published in: Plos Pathogens

SARS-CoV-2 infections in infants in Haiti 2020– 2021; evidence from a seroepidemiological cohort

2022

Authors: Louis R, Pu R, Logan TD, Trimmer-Smith L, Chamblain R, Gallagher A, Beau De Rochars V M, Nelson E T, Cummings DA, Long MT, & Morris Jr JG

Published in: PLOS ONE

Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and clinical characteristics in children and young people living with HIV in Europe

2022

Authors: Chappell E, Bamford A, Berzosa Sanchez A, Goetghebuer T, Marques L, Naver L, NogueraJulian A, Talarek E, Plotnikova Y, Samarina A, Ene L, Spolou V, Collins I

Presented at: International Workshop on HIV & Pediatrics 2022

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Population pharmacokinetics of unbound and total plasma dolutegravir concentrations in children ≥ 12 years old: A pharmacokinetic sub-study of the SMILE trial-PENTA17-ANRS 152

2022

Authors: Abdalla S, Compagnucci A, Riault Y, Cressey T, Saidi Y, Chan M, Coelho A, Nolan A, Chalermpantmetagul S, Amuge P, Musiime V, Violari A, Cotton M, Volokha A, Bologna R, Pavia Ruz N, Morkunaite G, Giaquinto C, Tréluyer JM, Zheng Y, Bamford A, Ramos Amador J, Hirt D

Presented at: International Workshop on HIV and Pediatrics

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Voluntary Consent to Research on HIV-infected Children in the CHAPAS-4 and ODYSSEY HIV Clinical Trials

2022

Authors: Makumbi S, Bajunirwe F, Ford D, Turkova A, Lugemwa A, Musiime V, Gibb D, Tamwesigire K.I

Presented at: International Workshop on HIV & Pediatrics 2022

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Detection of Potential Arbovirus Infections and Pregnancy Complications in Pregnant Women in Jamaica Using a Smartphone App (ZIKApp): Pilot Evaluation Study

2022

Authors: Ruiz-Burga E, Bruijning-Verhagen P, Palmer P, Sandcroft A, Fernandes G, de Hoog M, Bryan L, Pierre R, Bailey H, Giaquinto C, Thorne C, Christie CDC, ZIKAction Consortium

Published in: JMIR Formative Research

What babies need: accelerating access to current and novel antiretroviral drugs in neonates through pharmacokinetic studies

2022

Authors:Jacobs TG, Schouwenburg S, Penazzato M, Archary M, Ruel TD, van den Anker J, Burger DM, Cressey TR, Abrams EJ, Lyall H, Bekker A, Colbers A; Penta Clinical Pharmacology Working Group; PADO-HIV 5 participants.

Published in: The Lancet

Dolutegravir twice-daily dosing in children with HIV-associated tuberculosis: a pharmacokinetic and safety study within the open-label, multicentre, randomised, non-inferiority ODYSSEY trial

2022

Authors: Turkova A, Waalewijn H, Chan M, Bollen P, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Kekitiinwa A, Cotton M, Lugemwa A, Variava E, Ahimbisibwe MG, Srirompotong U, Mumbiro V,Amuge P, Zuidewind P, Ali S, Kityo C,Archary M, Ferrand R, Violari A, Gibb D,Burger D, Ford D, Colbers A, on behalf of the ODYSSEY Trial Team

Published in: The Lancet

Controlling SARS-CoV-2 in schools using repetitive testing strategies

2022

Authors: Torneri A, Willem L, Colizza V, Kremer C, Meuris C, Darcis G, Hens N, Libin PJK.

Published in: eLife

BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age

2022

Authors: Cohen-Stavi CJ, Magen O, Barda N, Yaron S, Peretz A, Netzer D, Giaquinto C, Judd A, Leibovici L, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Reis BY, Balicer RD, Dagan N.

Published in: The New England Journal of Medicine

Severity and Outcomes of Dengue in Hospitalized Jamaican Children in 2018–2019 During an Epidemic Surge in the Americas

2022

Authors: A Lue, M Richards-Dawson, G Gordon-Strachan, S Kodilinye, J Dunkley Thompson, T James-Powell, C Pryce, C Mears, J Anzinger, K Webster-Kerr and C Christie

Published in: Frontiers in Medicine

 

Seasonal patterns of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in secondary schools: a modelling study

2022

Authors: Pham TM, Westerhof I, Bootsma MCJ, Kretzschmar ME, Rozhnova G, Bruijning-Verhagen P.

Published in: MedRxiv

Omicron Neutralizing and Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S-RBD Antibodies in Naïve and Convalescent Populations After Homologous and Heterologous Boosting With an mRNA Vaccine

2022

Authors: Pagliari M, Mazzetto E, Gastaldelli M, Bortolami A, Donà D, Padoan A, Di Chiara C, Pezzani MD, Cosma C, Napolitan A, Quaranta EG, Giussani E, Fusaro A, Pascarella M, Aita A, Liberati C, Lorusso A, Monne I, De Rossi A, Basso D, Porru S, Ricci A, Terregino C, Plebani M, Tacconelli E*, Giaquinto C*, Bonfante F*.

Published in: Lancet Preprints

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