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The Relative Ability of Comorbidity Ascertainment Methodologies to Predict In-Hospital Mortality Among Hospitalized Community-acquired Pneumonia Patients.

Weir RE Jr, Lyttle CS, Meltzer DO, Dong TS, Ruhnke GW.

Med Care. 2018 Nov;56(11):950-955. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000989.


Vitamin D and cancer incidence--letter.

Weir RE, Borek CG.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Sep;23(9):1948. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0528. No abstract available.


BCG vaccination induces different cytokine profiles following infant BCG vaccination in the UK and Malawi.

Lalor MK, Floyd S, Gorak-Stolinska P, Ben-Smith A, Weir RE, Smith SG, Newport MJ, Blitz R, Mvula H, Branson K, McGrath N, Crampin AC, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

J Infect Dis. 2011 Oct 1;204(7):1075-85. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir515.


BCG vaccination: a role for vitamin D?

Lalor MK, Floyd S, Gorak-Stolinska P, Weir RE, Blitz R, Branson K, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

PLoS One. 2011 Jan 31;6(1):e16709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016709.


Transient tadpole pupil associated with primary uncomplicated medial rectus reattachment.

Weir RE, Hajdu SD, Greaves BP.

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2010 May 21;47 Online:e1-2. doi: 10.3928/01913913-20100507-06.


Complex cytokine profiles induced by BCG vaccination in UK infants.

Lalor MK, Smith SG, Floyd S, Gorak-Stolinska P, Weir RE, Blitz R, Branson K, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

Vaccine. 2010 Feb 10;28(6):1635-41. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2009.11.004. Epub 2009 Nov 24.


The convex retina: optical coherence tomography in hypermetropic shift, without choroidal folds, from intraconal cavernous haemangioma.

Weir RE, Evans S, Hajdu SD, Potts MJ.

Orbit. 2009;28(6):398-400. doi: 10.3109/01676830903104553.


Early exposure of infants to GI nematodes induces Th2 dominant immune responses which are unaffected by periodic anthelminthic treatment.

Wright VJ, Ame SM, Haji HS, Weir RE, Goodman D, Pritchard DI, Mohamed MR, Haji HJ, Tielsch JM, Stoltzfus RJ, Bickle QD.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009;3(5):e433. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000433. Epub 2009 May 19.


Population differences in immune responses to Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination in infancy.

Lalor MK, Ben-Smith A, Gorak-Stolinska P, Weir RE, Floyd S, Blitz R, Mvula H, Newport MJ, Branson K, McGrath N, Crampin AC, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;199(6):795-800.


Differences between naive and memory T cell phenotype in Malawian and UK adolescents: a role for Cytomegalovirus?

Ben-Smith A, Gorak-Stolinska P, Floyd S, Weir RE, Lalor MK, Mvula H, Crampin AC, Wallace D, Beverley PC, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 15;8:139. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-8-139.


Comparison of IFN-gamma responses to mycobacterial antigens as markers of response to BCG vaccination.

Weir RE, Fine PE, Floyd S, Stenson S, Stanley C, Branson K, Britton WJ, Huygen K, Singh M, Black G, Dockrell HM.

Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2008 Jan;88(1):31-8.


Persistence of the immune response induced by BCG vaccination.

Weir RE, Gorak-Stolinska P, Floyd S, Lalor MK, Stenson S, Branson K, Blitz R, Ben-Smith A, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2008 Jan 25;8:9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-8-9.


The influence of previous exposure to environmental mycobacteria on the interferon-gamma response to bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination in southern England and northern Malawi.

Weir RE, Black GF, Nazareth B, Floyd S, Stenson S, Stanley C, Branson K, Sichali L, Chaguluka SD, Donovan L, Crampin AC, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

Clin Exp Immunol. 2006 Dec;146(3):390-9.


Immunogenicity of Danish-SSI 1331 BCG vaccine in the UK: comparison with Glaxo-Evans 1077 BCG vaccine.

Gorak-Stolinska P, Weir RE, Floyd S, Lalor MK, Stenson S, Branson K, Blitz R, Luke S, Nazareth B, Ben-Smith A, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

Vaccine. 2006 Jul 17;24(29-30):5726-33. Epub 2006 May 8.


The PPD-specific T-cell clonal response in UK and Malawian subjects following BCG vaccination: a new repertoire evolves over 12 months.

Bennett AR, Gorak-Stolinska P, Ben-Smith A, Floyd S, de Lara CM, Weir RE, Lalor MK, Makamo K, Msiska GK, Crampin AC, Fine PE, Dockrell HM, Beverley PC.

Vaccine. 2006 Mar 24;24(14):2617-26. Epub 2005 Dec 27.


Variability in the content of Indian generic ciprofloxacin eye drops.

Weir RE, Zaidi FH, Charteris DG, Bunce C, Soltani M, Lovering AM.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2005 Sep;89(9):1094-6.


Treatment of bitumen burns: effective dissolution of hardened hydrocarbon residue on periorbital and eyelid burns using butter.

Weir RE, Zaidi FH, Mathur D, Whitehead DE, Greaves BP.

Eye (Lond). 2006 Apr;20(4):509-11. No abstract available.


Pupil blown by a puffer.

Weir RE, Whitehead DE, Zaidi FH, Greaves BB.

Lancet. 2004 Jun 5;363(9424):1853. No abstract available.


IFN-gamma is associated with risk of Schistosoma japonicum infection in China.

Shen L, Zhang ZS, Wu HW, Weir RE, Xie ZW, Hu LS, Chen SZ, Ji MJ, Su C, Zhang Y, Bickle QD, Cousens SN, Taylor MG, Wu GL.

Parasite Immunol. 2003 Oct;25(10):483-7.


School exam results matter in medical job applications.

Weir RE, Zaidi FH, Whitehead DE, MacLaren RE.

BMJ. 2004 Mar 6;328(7439):585. No abstract available.


Mycobacterial purified protein derivatives stimulate innate immunity: Malawians show enhanced tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta), and IL-10 responses compared to those of adolescents in the United Kingdom.

Weir RE, Black GF, Dockrell HM, Floyd S, Fine PE, Chaguluka SD, Stenson S, King E, Nazareth B, Warndorff DK, Ngwira B, Crampin AC, Mwaungulu L, Sichali L, Jarman E, Donovan L, Blackwell JM.

Infect Immun. 2004 Mar;72(3):1807-11.


Interferon-gamma and skin test responses of schoolchildren in southeast England to purified protein derivatives from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other species of mycobacteria.

Weir RE, Fine PE, Nazareth B, Floyd S, Black GF, King E, Stanley C, Bliss L, Branson K, Dockrell HM.

Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Nov;134(2):285-94.


Gamma interferon responses induced by a panel of recombinant and purified mycobacterial antigens in healthy, non-mycobacterium bovis BCG-vaccinated Malawian young adults.

Black GF, Weir RE, Chaguluka SD, Warndorff D, Crampin AC, Mwaungulu L, Sichali L, Floyd S, Bliss L, Jarman E, Donovan L, Andersen P, Britton W, Hewinson G, Huygen K, Paulsen J, Singh M, Prestidge R, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2003 Jul;10(4):602-11.


[Human parasite antigen-specific IFN-gamma response in schistosomitsis japonica endemic area].

Shen L, Wu HW, Zhang ZS, Weir RE, Xie ZW, Hu LS, Chen SZ, Taylor MG, Wu GL.

Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2000;18(3):132-4. Chinese.


Down-regulation of specific antigen-driven cytokine production in a population with endemic Schistosoma japonicum infection.

Shen L, Zhang ZS, Wu HW, Weir RE, Xie ZW, Hu LS, Chen SZ, Ji MJ, Su C, Zhang Y, Bickle QD, Cousens SN, Taylor MG, Wu GL.

Clin Exp Immunol. 2002 Aug;129(2):339-45.


BCG-induced increase in interferon-gamma response to mycobacterial antigens and efficacy of BCG vaccination in Malawi and the UK: two randomised controlled studies.

Black GF, Weir RE, Floyd S, Bliss L, Warndorff DK, Crampin AC, Ngwira B, Sichali L, Nazareth B, Blackwell JM, Branson K, Chaguluka SD, Donovan L, Jarman E, King E, Fine PE, Dockrell HM.

Lancet. 2002 Apr 20;359(9315):1393-401.


Relationship between IFN-gamma and skin test responsiveness to Mycobacterium tuberculosis PPD in healthy, non-BCG-vaccinated young adults in Northern Malawi.

Black GF, Fine PEM, Warndorff DK, Floyd S, Weir RE, Blackwell JM, Bliss L, Sichali L, Mwaungulu L, Chaguluka S, Jarman E, Ngwira B, Dockrell HM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2001 Jul;5(7):664-72.


Patterns and implications of naturally acquired immune responses to environmental and tuberculous mycobacterial antigens in northern Malawi.

Black GF, Dockrell HM, Crampin AC, Floyd S, Weir RE, Bliss L, Sichali L, Mwaungulu L, Kanyongoloka H, Ngwira B, Warndorff DK, Fine PE.

J Infect Dis. 2001 Aug 1;184(3):322-9. Epub 2001 Jul 10.


Whole blood assays for interferon-gamma: practicalities and potential for use as diagnostic tests in the field.

Dockrell HM, Black GF, Weir RE, Fine PE.

Lepr Rev. 2000 Dec;71 Suppl:S60-2.


Whole blood cytokine assays--a new generation of diagnostic tests for tuberculosis?

Dockrell HM, Weir RE.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 1998 Jun;2(6):441-2. No abstract available.


Development of a whole blood assay to measure T cell responses to leprosy: a new tool for immuno-epidemiological field studies of leprosy immunity.

Weir RE, Morgan AR, Britton WJ, Butlin CR, Dockrell HM.

J Immunol Methods. 1994 Nov 10;176(1):93-101.


Buyer beware...of the fine print.

Vallas AJ, Weir RE.

Purch Adm. 1978 Jul;2(6):2. No abstract available.


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