Margaret Kosek, MD

School(s)

International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Personal Website

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Current Courses Link

diarrheal disease, disease burden, child health, Shigella, dysentery, nutrition, child health, Neotropical Anopholines, malaria, tropical medicine

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  • Lee G, Peñataro Yori P, Paredes Olortegui M, Caulfield LE, Sack D,Fischer Walker C, Kosek, M.  A diarrhea severity index for use in community based studies.  BMJ Open 2014;4(6):e004816.

  • Parker BS, Paredes Olortegui M, Penataro Yori P, Escobedo K, Florin D, Rengifo Pinedo S, Sifuentes Lopez V., Cardenas Greffa R, Capcha Vega L, Rodriguez Ferrucci, Banda Chavez C, Vinetz JM, Kosek M.  Indices of malaria transmission in high transmission areas frequented by occupation driven traveler in the Peruvian Amazon.  Malaria J 2013;12:178.  PMID:23724869.

  • Kosek M, Haque R, Lima A, Babji S, Shrestha S, Qureshi S, Amidou S, Mduma E, Lee G, Yori PP, Guerrant RL, Bhutta Z, Mason C, Kang G, Kabir M, Amour C, Bessong P, Turab A, Seidman J, Olortegui MP, Lang D, Gratz J, Miller M, Gottlieb M; for the MAL-ED network.  Fecal Markers of Intestinal Inflammation and Permeability Associated with the Subsequent Acquisition of Linear Growth Deficits in Infants.  Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID:23185075.

  • Kosek M, Penataro Yori P, Gilman R, Calderon M, Jeri C, Pinedo V, Matthias M, Llanos-Cuentas A, Vinetz J.  High degree of Plasmodium vivax diversity in the Peruvian Amazon demonstrated by tandem repeat polymorphism analysis.  Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Apr;86(4):580-6

  • Kosek M, Lavarello R, Gilman RH, Delgado J, Maguina C, Verastegui M, Lescano AG, Mallqui V, Kosek JC, Recavarren S, Cabrera L. Natural history of infection with Bartonella bacilliformis in a nonendemic population. J Infect Dis 2000; 182(3):865-872.  PMID: 10950782.

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