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Metabolomics in plasma of Malawian children 7 years after surviving severe acute malnutrition: "ChroSAM" a cohort study.

Bourdon C, Lelijveld N, Thompson D, Dalvi PS, Gonzales GB, Wang D, Alipour M, Wine E, Chimwezi E, Wells JC, Kerac M, Bandsma R, Nyirenda MJ.

EBioMedicine. 2019 Jun 26. pii: S2352-3964(19)30422-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.06.041. [Epub ahead of print]


Anthropometry at birth and at age of routine vaccination to predict mortality in the first year of life: A birth cohort study in BukinaFaso.

Mwangome M, Ngari M, Bwahere P, Kabore P, McGrath M, Kerac M, Berkley JA.

PLoS One. 2019 Mar 28;14(3):e0213523. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213523. eCollection 2019.


A reduced-carbohydrate and lactose-free formulation for stabilization among hospitalized children with severe acute malnutrition: A double-blind, randomized controlled trial.

Bandsma RHJ, Voskuijl W, Chimwezi E, Fegan G, Briend A, Thitiri J, Ngari M, Mwalekwa L, Bandika V, Ali R, Hamid F, Owor B, Mturi N, Potani I, Allubha B, Muller Kobold AC, Bartels RH, Versloot CJ, Feenstra M, van den Brink DA, van Rheenen PF, Kerac M, Bourdon C, Berkley JA.

PLoS Med. 2019 Feb 26;16(2):e1002747. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002747. eCollection 2019 Feb.


Formula adverts have no place in medical journals.

Morgan SA, Waterston T, Kerac M.

BMJ. 2019 Jan 29;364:l369. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l369. No abstract available.


Measuring growth and medium- and longer-term outcomes in malnourished children.

Owino VO, Murphy-Alford AJ, Kerac M, Bahwere P, Friis H, Berkley JA, Jackson AA.

Matern Child Nutr. 2019 Jul;15(3):e12790. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12790. Epub 2019 Feb 27.


Seasonal malaria chemoprevention packaged with malnutrition prevention in northern Nigeria: A pragmatic trial (SMAMP study) with nested case-control.

Ward A, Guillot A, Nepomnyashchiy LE, Graves JC, Maloney K, Omoniwa OF, Emegbuonye L, Opondo C, Kerac M, Omoluabi E, Bhattacharya A, Milch Hariharan K, Wiwa O, Cohen JM, Le Menach A.

PLoS One. 2019 Jan 25;14(1):e0210692. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210692. eCollection 2019.


Improving nutritional status of children with Cerebral palsy: a qualitative study of caregiver experiences and community-based training in Ghana.

Donkor CM, Lee J, Lelijveld N, Adams M, Baltussen MM, Nyante GG, Kerac M, Polack S, Zuurmond M.

Food Sci Nutr. 2018 Nov 15;7(1):35-43. doi: 10.1002/fsn3.788. eCollection 2019 Jan.


Brain MRI and cognitive function seven years after surviving an episode of severe acute malnutrition in a cohort of Malawian children.

Lelijveld N, Jalloh AA, Kampondeni SD, Seal A, Wells JC, Goyheneix M, Chimwezi E, Mallewa M, Nyirenda MJ, Heyderman RS, Kerac M.

Public Health Nutr. 2019 Jun;22(8):1406-1414. doi: 10.1017/S1368980018003282. Epub 2018 Dec 3.


Use of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference by Novel Community Platforms to Detect, Diagnose, and Treat Severe Acute Malnutrition in Children: A Systematic Review.

Bliss J, Lelijveld N, Briend A, Kerac M, Manary M, McGrath M, Weise Prinzo Z, Shepherd S, Marie Zagre N, Woodhead S, Guerrero S, Mayberry A.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2018 Oct 4;6(3):552-564. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00105. Print 2018 Oct 3.


Evaluating the impact of a community-based parent training programme for children with cerebral palsy in Ghana.

Zuurmond M, O'Banion D, Gladstone M, Carsamar S, Kerac M, Baltussen M, Tann CJ, Gyamah Nyante G, Polack S.

PLoS One. 2018 Sep 4;13(9):e0202096. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202096. eCollection 2018.


Follow-up between 6 and 24 months after discharge from treatment for severe acute malnutrition in children aged 6-59 months: A systematic review.

O'Sullivan NP, Lelijveld N, Rutishauser-Perera A, Kerac M, James P.

PLoS One. 2018 Aug 30;13(8):e0202053. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202053. eCollection 2018.


Severe malnutrition in infants aged <6 months-Outcomes and risk factors in Bangladesh: A prospective cohort study.

Munirul Islam M, Arafat Y, Connell N, Mothabbir G, McGrath M, Berkley JA, Ahmed T, Kerac M.

Matern Child Nutr. 2018 Jul 4:e12642. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12642. [Epub ahead of print]


Use of gender distribution in routine surveillance data to detect potential transmission of gastrointestinal infections among men who have sex with men in England.

Mook P, Gardiner D, Kanagarajah S, Kerac M, Hughes G, Field N, McCarthy N, Rawlings C, Simms I, Lane C, Crook PD.

Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Aug;146(11):1468-1477. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818001681. Epub 2018 Jun 20.


Perceptions of Acute Malnutrition and Its Management in Infants Under 6 Months of Age: A Qualitative Study in Rural Bangladesh.

Arafat Y, Islam MM, Connell N, Mothabbir G, McGrath M, Berkley JA, Ahmed T, Kerac M.

Clin Med Insights Pediatr. 2018 May 3;12:1179556518771698. doi: 10.1177/1179556518771698. eCollection 2018.


Children with cerebral palsy in Ghana: malnutrition, feeding challenges, and caregiver quality of life.

Polack S, Adams M, O'banion D, Baltussen M, Asante S, Kerac M, Gladstone M, Zuurmond M.

Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018 Sep;60(9):914-921. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13797. Epub 2018 May 7.


Combined Protocol for Acute Malnutrition Study (ComPAS) in rural South Sudan and urban Kenya: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Bailey J, Lelijveld N, Marron B, Onyoo P, Ho LS, Manary M, Briend A, Opondo C, Kerac M.

Trials. 2018 Apr 24;19(1):251. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2643-2.


Infant formula in Iraq: part of the problem and not a simple solution.

Ververs M, McGrath M, Gribble K, Fernandes C, Kerac M, Stewart RC.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Mar;6(3):e250. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30032-9. No abstract available.


Developmental and behavioural problems in children with severe acute malnutrition in Malawi: A cross-sectional study.

van den Heuvel M, Voskuijl W, Chidzalo K, Kerac M, Reijneveld SA, Bandsma R, Gladstone M.

J Glob Health. 2017 Dec;7(2):020416. doi: 10.7189/jogh.07.020416.


A novel, efficient method for estimating the prevalence of acute malnutrition in resource-constrained and crisis-affected settings: A simulation study.

Frison S, Kerac M, Checchi F, Nicholas J.

PLoS One. 2017 Nov 1;12(11):e0186328. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186328. eCollection 2017.


Severe childhood malnutrition.

Bhutta ZA, Berkley JA, Bandsma RHJ, Kerac M, Trehan I, Briend A.

Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2017 Sep 21;3:17067. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2017.67. Review.


Stool frequency recording in severe acute malnutrition ('StoolSAM'); an agreement study comparing maternal recall versus direct observation using diapers.

Voskuijl W, Potani I, Bandsma R, Baan A, White S, Bourdon C, Kerac M.

BMC Pediatr. 2017 Jun 7;17(1):140. doi: 10.1186/s12887-017-0874-0.


Effectiveness of three commonly used transition phase diets in the inpatient management of children with severe acute malnutrition: a pilot randomized controlled trial in Malawi.

Versloot CJ, Voskuijl W, van Vliet SJ, van den Heuvel M, Carter JC, Phiri A, Kerac M, Heikens GT, van Rheenen PF, Bandsma RHJ.

BMC Pediatr. 2017 Apr 26;17(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12887-017-0860-6.


Long-term effects of severe acute malnutrition on lung function in Malawian children: a cohort study.

Lelijveld N, Kerac M, Seal A, Chimwezi E, Wells JC, Heyderman RS, Nyirenda MJ, Stocks J, Kirkby J.

Eur Respir J. 2017 Apr 5;49(4). pii: 1601301. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01301-2016. Print 2017 Apr.


Volume marker inaccuracies: A cross-sectional survey of infant feeding bottles.

Gribble K, Berry N, Kerac M, Challinor M.

Matern Child Nutr. 2017 Jul;13(3). doi: 10.1111/mcn.12388. Epub 2016 Oct 11.


Chronic disease outcomes after severe acute malnutrition in Malawian children (ChroSAM): a cohort study.

Lelijveld N, Seal A, Wells JC, Kirkby J, Opondo C, Chimwezi E, Bunn J, Bandsma R, Heyderman RS, Nyirenda MJ, Kerac M.

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Sep;4(9):e654-62. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30133-4. Epub 2016 Jul 25.


Admission profile and discharge outcomes for infants aged less than 6 months admitted to inpatient therapeutic care in 10 countries. A secondary data analysis.

Grijalva-Eternod CS, Kerac M, McGrath M, Wilkinson C, Hirsch JC, Delchevalerie P, Seal AJ.

Matern Child Nutr. 2017 Jul;13(3). doi: 10.1111/mcn.12345. Epub 2016 Jul 25.


Is Middle-Upper Arm Circumference "normally" distributed? Secondary data analysis of 852 nutrition surveys.

Frison S, Checchi F, Kerac M, Nicholas J.

Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2016 May 4;13:7. doi: 10.1186/s12982-016-0048-9. eCollection 2016.


Carbohydrate malabsorption in acutely malnourished children and infants: a systematic review.

Kvissberg MA, Dalvi PS, Kerac M, Voskuijl W, Berkley JA, Priebe MG, Bandsma RH.

Nutr Rev. 2016 Jan;74(1):48-58. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuv058. Epub 2015 Nov 17. Review.


Omitting edema measurement: how much acute malnutrition are we missing?

Frison S, Checchi F, Kerac M.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Nov;102(5):1176-81. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.108282. Epub 2015 Sep 16.


Modelling the Contributions of Malaria, HIV, Malnutrition and Rainfall to the Decline in Paediatric Invasive Non-typhoidal Salmonella Disease in Malawi.

Feasey NA, Everett D, Faragher EB, Roca-Feltrer A, Kang'ombe A, Denis B, Kerac M, Molyneux E, Molyneux M, Jahn A, Gordon MA, Heyderman RS.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jul 31;9(7):e0003979. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003979. eCollection 2015.


Management of acute malnutrition in infants aged under 6 months (MAMI): current issues and future directions in policy and research.

Kerac M, Mwangome M, McGrath M, Haider R, Berkley JA.

Food Nutr Bull. 2015 Mar;36(1 Suppl):S30-4.


Research priorities to improve the management of acute malnutrition in infants aged less than six months (MAMI).

Angood C, McGrath M, Mehta S, Mwangome M, Lung'aho M, Roberfroid D, Perry A, Wilkinson C, Israel AD, Bizouerne C, Haider R, Seal A, Berkley JA, Kerac M; MAMI Working Group Collaborators.

PLoS Med. 2015 Apr 21;12(4):e1001812. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001812. eCollection 2015 Apr. No abstract available.


Malnutrition and disability: unexplored opportunities for collaboration.

Groce N, Challenger E, Berman-Bieler R, Farkas A, Yilmaz N, Schultink W, Clark D, Kaplan C, Kerac M.

Paediatr Int Child Health. 2014 Nov;34(4):308-14. doi: 10.1179/2046905514Y.0000000156. Epub 2014 Oct 13. Review.


Preventing acute malnutrition in young children: improving the evidence for current and future practice.

Kerac M, Seal A.

PLoS Med. 2014 Sep 2;11(9):e1001715. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001715. eCollection 2014 Sep. Review. No abstract available.


Inclusive nutrition for children and adults with disabilities.

Groce NE, Kerac M, Farkas A, Schultink W, Bieler RB.

Lancet Glob Health. 2013 Oct;1(4):e180-1. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70056-1. Epub 2013 Aug 19. No abstract available.


Follow-up of post-discharge growth and mortality after treatment for severe acute malnutrition (FuSAM study): a prospective cohort study.

Kerac M, Bunn J, Chagaluka G, Bahwere P, Tomkins A, Collins S, Seal A.

PLoS One. 2014 Jun 3;9(6):e96030. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096030. eCollection 2014.


Effect of nutrition survey 'cleaning criteria' on estimates of malnutrition prevalence and disease burden: secondary data analysis.

Crowe S, Seal A, Grijalva-Eternod C, Kerac M.

PeerJ. 2014 May 13;2:e380. doi: 10.7717/peerj.380. eCollection 2014.


Assessment of neurodisability and malnutrition in children in Africa.

Gladstone M, Mallewa M, Alusine Jalloh A, Voskuijl W, Postels D, Groce N, Kerac M, Molyneux E.

Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Mar;21(1):50-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spen.2014.01.002. Epub 2014 Jan 13. Review.


The interaction of malnutrition and neurologic disability in Africa.

Kerac M, Postels DG, Mallewa M, Alusine Jalloh A, Voskuijl WP, Groce N, Gladstone M, Molyneux E.

Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Mar;21(1):42-9. doi: 10.1016/j.spen.2014.01.003. Epub 2014 Jan 4. Review.


Interpretation of World Health Organization growth charts for assessing infant malnutrition: a randomised controlled trial.

Ahmad UN, Yiwombe M, Chisepo P, Cole TJ, Heikens GT, Kerac M.

J Paediatr Child Health. 2014 Jan;50(1):32-9. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12405. Epub 2013 Oct 18.


Influenza vaccination for immunocompromised patients: summary of a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Beck CR, McKenzie BC, Hashim AB, Harris RC, Zanuzdana A, Agboado G, Orton E, Béchard-Evans L, Morgan G, Stevenson C, Weston R, Mukaigawara M, Enstone J, Augustine G, Butt M, Kim S, Puleston R, Dabke G, Howard R, O'Boyle J, O'Brien M, Ahyow L, Denness H, Farmer S, Figureroa J, Fisher P, Greaves F, Haroon M, Haroon S, Hird C, Isba R, Ishola DA, Kerac M, Parish V, Roberts J, Rosser J, Theaker S, Wallace D, Wigglesworth N, Lingard L, Vinogradova Y, Horiuchi H, Peñalver J, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2013 Sep;7 Suppl 2:72-5. doi: 10.1111/irv.12084. Review.


Carer and staff perspectives on supplementary suckling for treating infant malnutrition: qualitative findings from Malawi.

Lelijveld N, Mahebere-Chirambo C, Kerac M.

Matern Child Nutr. 2014 Oct;10(4):593-603. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12064. Epub 2013 Jun 25.


Health effects of drought: a systematic review of the evidence.

Stanke C, Kerac M, Prudhomme C, Medlock J, Murray V.

PLoS Curr. 2013 Jun 5;5. pii: ecurrents.dis.7a2cee9e980f91ad7697b570bcc4b004. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.7a2cee9e980f91ad7697b570bcc4b004.


Routine antibiotics given for uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition reduce mortality and improve nutritional recovery.

Kerac M.

Evid Based Med. 2014 Feb;19(1):e1. doi: 10.1136/eb-2013-101312. Epub 2013 May 21. No abstract available.


Do children with uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition need antibiotics? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Alcoba G, Kerac M, Breysse S, Salpeteur C, Galetto-Lacour A, Briend A, Gervaix A.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53184. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053184. Epub 2013 Jan 9. Review.


Influenza vaccination for immunocompromised patients: systematic review and meta-analysis from a public health policy perspective.

Beck CR, McKenzie BC, Hashim AB, Harris RC, Zanuzdana A, Agboado G, Orton E, Béchard-Evans L, Morgan G, Stevenson C, Weston R, Mukaigawara M, Enstone J, Augustine G, Butt M, Kim S, Puleston R, Dabke G, Howard R, O'Boyle J, O'Brien M, Ahyow L, Denness H, Farmer S, Figureroa J, Fisher P, Greaves F, Haroon M, Haroon S, Hird C, Isba R, Ishola DA, Kerac M, Parish V, Roberts J, Rosser J, Theaker S, Wallace D, Wigglesworth N, Lingard L, Vinogradova Y, Horiuchi H, Peñalver J, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS.

PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e29249. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029249. Epub 2011 Dec 22. Review.


Probiotics and prebiotics to combat enteric infections and HIV in the developing world: a consensus report.

Monachese M, Cunningham-Rundles S, Diaz MA, Guerrant R, Hummelen R, Kemperman R, Kerac M, Kort R, Merenstein D, Panigrahi P, Ramakrishna B, Safdar N, Shane A, Trois L, Reid G.

Gut Microbes. 2011 May-Jun;2(3):198-207. Epub 2011 May 1.


Prevalence of wasting among under 6-month-old infants in developing countries and implications of new case definitions using WHO growth standards: a secondary data analysis.

Kerac M, Blencowe H, Grijalva-Eternod C, McGrath M, Shoham J, Cole TJ, Seal A.

Arch Dis Child. 2011 Nov;96(11):1008-13. doi: 10.1136/adc.2010.191882. Epub 2011 Feb 2.

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