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Rodrigo C; Herath T; Wickramarachchi U; Fernando D; Rajapakse S, 2022, 'Treatment of chikungunya-associated joint pain: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials', TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trac045

Howe AYM; Rodrigo C; Cunningham EB; Douglas MW; Dietz J; Grebely J; Popping S; Sfalcin JA; Parczewski M; Sarrazin C; de Salazar A; Fuentes A; Sayan M; Quer J; Kjellin M; Kileng H; Mor O; Lennerstrand J; Fourati S; Di Maio VC; Chulanov V; Pawlotsky JM; Harrigan PR; Ceccherini-Silberstein F; Garcia F; Martinello M; Matthews G; Fernando FF; Esteban JI; Müllhaupt B; Wiesch JSZ; Buggisch P; Neumann-Haefelin C; Berg T; Berg CP; Schattenberg JM; Moreno C; Stauber R; Lloyd A; Dore G; Applegate T; Ignacio J; Garcia-Cehic D; Gregori J; Rodriguez-Frias F; Rando A; Gozlan Y; Angelico M; Andreoni M; Babudieri S; Bertoli A; Cento V; Coppola N; Craxì A; Paolucci S; Parruti G; Pasquazzi C; Perno CF; Teti E; Vironet C; Lannergård A; Duberg AS; Aleman S; Gutteberg T; Soulier A; Gourgeon A; Chevaliez S; Pol S; Carrat F; Salmon D; Kaiser R; Knopes E; Gomes P; de Kneght R; Rijnders B; Poljak M; Lunar M; Usubillaga R; Seguin_Devaux C; Tay E; Wilson C; Wang DS; George J; Kok J; Pérez AB; Chueca N; García-Deltoro M; Martínez-Sapiña AM; Lara-Pérez MM; García-Bujalance S; Aldámiz-Echevarría T; Vera-Méndez FJ; Pineda JA; Casado M; Pascasio JM; Salmerón J; Alados-Arboledas JC; Poyato A; Téllez F; Rivero-Juárez A, 2022, 'Characteristics of hepatitis C virus resistance in an international cohort after a decade of direct-acting antivirals', JHEP Reports, vol. 4, pp. 100462 - 100462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhepr.2022.100462

Riaz N; Leung P; Bull RA; Lloyd AR; Rodrigo C, 2022, 'Evolution of within-host variants of the hepatitis C virus', Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol. 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2022.105242

Balachandran H; Phetsouphanh C; Agapiou D; Adhikari A; Rodrigo C; Hammoud M; Shrestha LB; Keoshkerian E; Gupta M; Turville S; Christ D; King C; Sasson SC; Bartlett A; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Klemm V; Mina MM; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Konecny P; Ahlenstiel G; Dwyer DE; Sorrell TC; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA, 2022, 'Maintenance of broad neutralizing antibodies and memory B cells 1 year post-infection is predicted by SARS-CoV-2-specific CD4+ T cell responses', Cell Reports, vol. 38, pp. 110345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110345

Riaz N; Leung P; Barton K; Smith MA; Carswell S; Bull R; Lloyd AR; Rodrigo C, 2021, 'Adaptation of Oxford Nanopore technology for hepatitis C whole genome sequencing and identification of within-host viral variants', BMC Genomics, vol. 22, pp. 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-021-07460-1

Herath HMMTB; Wijayawardhana KWSM; Wickramarachchi UI; Rodrigo C, 2021, 'Attitudes on euthanasia among medical students and doctors in Sri Lanka: a cross sectional study', BMC Medical Ethics, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12910-021-00731-2

Herath HMMTB; Rodrigo C; Alahakoon AMBD; Ambawatte SB; Senanayake S; Senanayake B; Fernando A, 2021, 'Outcomes of stroke patients undergoing thrombolysis in Sri Lanka; an observational prospective study from a low-middle income country', BMC Neurology, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12883-021-02475-3

Rodrigo C; Sigera C; Fernando D; Rajapakse S, 2021, 'Plasma leakage in dengue: a systematic review of prospective observational studies', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06793-2

Sigera C; Rodrigo C; de Silva NL; Weeratunga P; Fernando D; Rajapakse S, 2021, 'Direct costs of managing in-ward dengue patients in Sri Lanka: A prospective study', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0258388

Tu T; Rodrigo C; Strasser SI; Scott Bowden D; Maclachlan JH; Drummer HE, 2021, 'The inaugural australian centre for hepatitis virology public panel discussion on viral hepatitis research—lessons in scientific community outreach', Viruses, vol. 13, pp. 1838 - 1838, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v13091838

Adhikari A; Eltahla A; Lloyd AR; Rodrigo C; Agapiou D; Bull RA; Tedla N, 2021, 'Optimisation and validation of a new method for antibody dependent cellular phagocytosis in hepatitis C virus infection', Journal of Immunological Methods, vol. 495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jim.2021.113087

Sigera PC; Weeratunga P; Deepika Fernando S; Lakshitha De Silva N; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2021, 'Rational use of ultrasonography with triaging of patients to detect dengue plasma leakage in resource limited settings: a prospective cohort study', Tropical Medicine and International Health, vol. 26, pp. 993 - 1001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13594

Howe AYM; Ceccherini-Silberstein F; Dietz J; Popping S; Grebely J; Rodrigo C; Lennerstrand J; Douglas MW; Parczewsk M; Harrigan PR; Pawlotsky JM; Garcia F, 2021, 'SHARED: An international collaboration to unravel hepatitis C resistance', Viruses, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v13081580

Sigera PC; Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; De Silva NL; Gomes L; Malavige GN; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2021, 'Dengue and post-infection fatigue: Findings from a prospective cohort-the Colombo Dengue Study', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 115, pp. 669 - 676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa110

Abayasingam A; Balachandran H; Agapiou D; Hammoud M; Rodrigo C; Keoshkerian E; Li H; Brasher NA; Christ D; Rouet R; Burnet D; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Turville S; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Fichter C; Brilot F; Mina M; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Dwyer D; Sasson SC; Tea F; Pilli D; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA, 2021, 'Long-term persistence of RBD+ memory B cells encoding neutralizing antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 infection', Cell Reports Medicine, vol. 2, pp. 100228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100228

Valencia BM; Cvejic E; Vollmer-Conna U; Hickie IB; Wakefield D; Li H; Pedergnana V; Rodrigo C; Lloyd AR, 2021, 'The severity of the pathogen-induced acute sickness response is affected by polymorphisms in genes of the NLRP3 inflammasome pathway', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 93, pp. 186 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2021.01.005

Fernando SD; Ranaweera D; Weerasena MS; Booso R; Wickramasekara T; Madurapperuma CP; Danansuriya M; Rodrigo C; Herath H, 2021, 'Success of malaria chemoprophylaxis for outbound civil and military travellers in prevention of reintroduction of malaria in Sri Lanka', International Health, vol. 12, pp. 332 - 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/INTHEALTH/IHZ094

Adikari TN; Riaz N; Sigera C; Leung P; Valencia BM; Barton K; Smith MA; Bull RA; Li H; Luciani F; Weeratunga P; Thein TL; Lim VWX; Leo YS; Rajapakse S; Fink K; Lloyd AR; Fernando D; Rodrigo C, 2020, 'Single molecule, near full-length genome sequencing of dengue virus', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75374-1

Rodrigo C; Gnanathasan A, 2020, 'Adjunct treatment in snakebite envenoming: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 114, pp. 847 - 857, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa062

Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando D, 2020, 'Tafenoquine for preventing relapse in people with Plasmodium vivax malaria', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2020, pp. CD010458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010458.pub3

Rodrigo C; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2020, 'Clinical evidence for repurposing chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as antiviral agents: a systematic review', Clinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 26, pp. 979 - 987, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.05.016

Nega J; Taye S; Million Y; Rodrigo C; Eshetie S, 2020, 'Antiretroviral treatment failure and associated factors among HIV patients on first-line antiretroviral treatment in Sekota, northeast Ethiopia', AIDS Research and Therapy, vol. 17, pp. 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12981-020-00294-z

Helbig KJ; Bull RA; Ambrose R; Beard MR; Blanchard H; Böcking T; Chua B; Colmant AMG; Crosse KM; Purcell DFJ; Fraser J; Hayward JA; Hamilton ST; Husain M; MacDiarmid R; MacKenzie JM; Moseley GW; Nguyen THO; Quiñones-Mateu ME; Robinson K; Rodrigo C; Rodriguez-Andres J; Rudd PA; Werno A; White P; Young P; Speck P; Hibma M; Drummer HE; Tachedjian G, 2020, 'Tenth scientific biennial meeting of the australasian virology society - AVS10 2019', Viruses, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v12060621

Brasher NA; Eltahla AA; Underwood A; Boo I; Rizzetto S; Walker MR; Rodrigo C; Luciani F; Maher L; Drummer HE; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Bull RA, 2020, 'B cell immunodominance in primary hepatitis C virus infection', Journal of Hepatology, vol. 72, pp. 670 - 679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2019.11.011

Tissera HA; Jayamanne BDW; Raut R; Janaki SMD; Tozan Y; Samaraweera PC; Liyanage P; Ghouse A; Rodrigo C; de Silva AM; Fernando SD, 2020, 'Severe dengue epidemic, Sri Lanka, 2017', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 26, pp. 682 - 691, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2604.190435

Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2020, 'Compliance with primary malaria chemoprophylaxis: Is weekly prophylaxis better than daily prophylaxis?', Patient Preference and Adherence, vol. 14, pp. 2215 - 2223, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S255561

Rajapakse S; De Silva NL; Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; Sigera C; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Carica papaya extract in dengue: A systematic review and meta-analysis', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 19, pp. 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12906-019-2678-2

Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Tafenoquine for primary and terminal prophylaxis of malaria in apparently healthy people: A systematic review', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 113, pp. 579 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trz052

Herath HMMTB; Udeshika WAE; Samarawickrama SSM; Yogendranathan N; Jayamali WD; Kulatunga A; Rodrigo C, 2019, 'Prediction of plasma leakage phase of dengue in resource limited settings', Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, vol. 7, pp. 279 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2018.10.006

Sigera PC; Amarasekara R; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; De Silva NL; Huang CH; Sahoo MK; Pinsky BA; Pillai DR; Tissera HA; Jayasinghe S; Handunnetti S; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Risk prediction for severe disease and better diagnostic accuracy in early dengue infection; The Colombo dengue study', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 19, pp. 680, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4304-9

Keragala BSDP; Herath HMMTB; Keragala TS; Malavi MAMH; Rodrigo C; Gunasekera CN, 2019, 'A seven-year retrospective analysis of patch test data in a cohort of patients with contact dermatitis in Sri Lanka', BMC Dermatology, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12895-019-0090-8

Abayasingam A; Leung P; Eltahla A; Bull RA; Luciani F; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Bruneau J; Cox AL; Kim AY; Schinkel J; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Hellard M; Prins M; Lloyd A; Rodrigo C, 2019, 'Genomic characterization of hepatitis C virus transmitted founder variants with deep sequencing', Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol. 71, pp. 36 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2019.02.032

Rodrigo C; Tedla N; Thomas S; Polly P; Herbert C; Velan G; Saunders DN, 2019, 'Using Narratives to Teach Students Enrolled in Science and Medical Science Bachelor’s Degree Programs', Medical Science Educator, vol. 29, pp. 357 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40670-019-00698-1

Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Primaquine or tafenoquine for preventing malaria in people travelling to or living in endemic areas', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd012242.pub2

Rodrigo C; Leung P; Lloyd AR; Bull RA; Luciani F; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Bruneau J; Cox AL; Osburn W; Kim AY; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Schinkel J; Prins M; Hellard M; Eltahla AA, 2019, 'Genomic variability of within-host hepatitis C variants in acute infection', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 26, pp. 476 - 484, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13051

Rodrigo C; Luciani F, 2019, 'Dynamic interactions between RNA viruses and human hosts unravelled by a decade of next generation sequencing', Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, vol. 1863, pp. 511 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2018.12.003

Dharmawardena P; Premaratne R; Mendis K; Wickemasinghe R; Rodrigo C; Harintheran A; Fernando D, 2019, 'Effectiveness of passive case detection for imported malaria in a hospital setting in Sri Lanka during the prevention of re-introduction phase of malaria', International Health, vol. 11, pp. 64 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihy061

Herath HMMTB; Withana M; Gamage R; Rodrigo C, 2018, 'Is there a delay in seeking medical care after the first seizure in "resource limited settings": A pilot study from Sri Lanka', BMC Research Notes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3887-3

Herath HMMTB; Keragala BSDP; Udeshika WAE; Samarawickrama SSM; Pahalagamage SP; Kulatunga A; Rodrigo C, 2018, 'Knowledge, attitudes and skills in melanoma diagnosis among doctors: A cross sectional study from Sri Lanka', BMC Research Notes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3499-y

Rodrigo C; Weeratunga P; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2018, 'Amphotericin B for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective comparative clinical studies including dose-ranging studies', Clinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 24, pp. 591 - 598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2017.11.008

Fernando D; Wijeyaratne P; Wickremasinghe R; Abeyasinghe RR; Galappaththy GNL; Wickremasinghe R; Hapugoda M; Abeywickrema WA; Rodrigo C, 2018, 'Use of a public-private partnership in malaria elimination efforts in Sri Lanka; A case study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3008-y

Tissera HA; Samaraweera PC; Jayamanne BDW; Janaki MDS; U Chulasiri MPP; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2018, 'Use of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis in integrated vector control of Aedes sp. in Sri Lanka: a prospective controlled effectiveness study', Tropical Medicine and International Health, vol. 23, pp. 229 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13015

De Silva NL; Parththipan B; Rodrigo C; Constantine G; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2017, 'Peer assisted learning among Sri Lankan medical undergraduates: A cross sectional study', BMC Research Notes, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-2920-2

Dharmawardena P; Rodrigo C; Mendis K; De A W Gunasekera WMKT; Premaratne R; Ringwald P; Fernando D, 2017, 'Response of imported malaria patients to antimalarial medicines in Sri Lanka following malaria elimination', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188613

Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; de Silva NL; Fernando SD, 2017, 'Prophylaxis of human toxoplasmosis: a systematic review', Pathogens and Global Health, vol. 111, pp. 333 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20477724.2017.1370528

Rajapakse S; de Silva NL; Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2017, 'Prophylactic and therapeutic interventions for bleeding in dengue: A systematic review', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 111, pp. 433 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx079

Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2017, 'Control methods for Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012759

Wee I; Lo A; Rodrigo C, 2017, 'Drug treatment of scrub typhus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 111, pp. 336 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx066

Fernando SD; Booso R; Dharmawardena P; Harintheran A; Raviraj K; Rodrigo C; Danansuriya M; Wickremasinghe R, 2017, 'The need for preventive and curative services for malaria when the military is deployed in endemic overseas territories: A case study and lessons learned', Military Medical Research, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40779-017-0128-3

Rodrigo C; Gnanathasan A, 2017, 'Management of scorpion envenoming: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials', Systematic Reviews, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0469-8


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