Stephen K Obaro, MBBS, PhD

Professor

  • 3924 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
1993 …2019
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Research Output 1993 2019

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Letter
2015

Simplified antibiotic regimens for neonatal sepsis - AFRINEST(3)

Delair, S. & Obaro, S. K., Oct 3 2015, In : The Lancet. 386, 10001, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Penicillin G Procaine
Amoxicillin
Gentamicins
Bacterial Infections
Referral and Consultation
2014

Poliomyelitis in Nigeria

Obaro, S. K., Olaosebikan, R. & Ayede, A. I., Jun 2014, In : The Lancet Global Health. 2, 6, p. e319

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
Attitude to Health
Poliomyelitis
Nigeria
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

5 versus 10 days of ceftriaxone for bacterial meningitis in children

Obaro, S., Nov 5 2011, In : The Lancet. 378, 9803, p. 1624-1625 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Meningitides
Ceftriaxone
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Artesunate for severe malaria in African children

Obaro, S. K., Apr 2 2011, In : The Lancet. 377, 9772, p. 1153-1154 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Severity of Illness Index
Artemisinins
Parasitemia
Antimalarials
Preschool Children

Hydroxycarbamide use in young children with sickle-cell anaemia

Obaro, S. K., Inusa, B. & Telfer, P., Nov 19 2011, In : The Lancet. 378, 9805, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Antisickling Agents
Hydroxyurea
Sickle Cell Anemia
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

Preventable deaths in sickle-cell anaemia in African children

Obaro, S., Feb 8 2010, In : The Lancet. 375, 9713, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sickle Cell Anemia

Rotavirus vaccine efficacy in African and Asian countries

Obaro, S., Dec 4 2010, In : The Lancet. 376, 9756, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Rotavirus Vaccines
Rotavirus Infections
Dysentery
Africa South of the Sahara
Gastroenteritis
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

Prediction rule for bacterial meningitis in children [6]

Obaro, S., Apr 18 2007, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 297, 15, p. 1653-1654 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Meningitides
Decision Support Techniques
Leukocytosis
2003
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dexamethasone in adults with bacterial meningitis [2] (multiple letters)

Tabas, J. A., Chambers, H. F., Tancredi, D. N., Binder, W. D., Abril, V., Ortega, E., Joffe, A. R., Poshkus, M., Obaro, S., De Gans, J., Van de Beek, D., Tunkel, A. R. & Scheld, W. M., Mar 6 2003, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 348, 10, p. 954-957 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Meningitides
Acute Disease
Septic Shock
Combination Drug Therapy
Dexamethasone
2002

Dexamethasone in acute bacterial meningitis [11] (multiple letters)

Obaro, S. K., Principi, N., Esposito, S., Molyneux, E. M. & Malenga, G., Nov 16 2002, In : Lancet. 360, 9345, p. 1609-1610 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Malawi
Bacterial Meningitides
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
Dexamethasone
Developing Countries
2001
6 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in invasive pneumococcal serotypes [4]

Obaro, S., Jun 2 2001, In : Lancet. 357, 9270, p. 1800-1801 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Serogroup
5 Citations (Scopus)

Protein conjugate vaccines - How much is enough? [1]

Obaro, S. K., Aug 1 2001, In : Trends in Microbiology. 9, 8, p. 364-365 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Vaccines
Haemophilus influenzae type b
Conjugate Vaccines
Neisseria meningitidis
Preschool Children
2000

Control of meningococcal disease in west Africa (multiple letters)

Obaro, S., Woods, C. W., Sackey, S. O., Bugri, S., Perkins, B. A., Rosenstein, N. E., Lewis, R., Varaine, F., Belanger, F., Nathan, N. & Diarra, L., Apr 1 2000, In : Lancet. 355, 9210, p. 1184-1185 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Meningococcal Meningitis
Bacterial Vaccines
Markov Chains
Ghana
Western Africa
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in Malawian children (multiple letters)

Obaro, S., Graham, S. M., Mtitimila, E. I., Wash, A. L., Hart, C. A. & Molyneux, M. E., Jun 10 2000, In : Lancet. 355, 9220, p. 2074-2075 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pneumocystis Pneumonia
1998
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccine (multiple letters) [1]

Hak, E., Van Essen, G. A., Grobbee, D. E., Verheij, T. J. M., Gold, R., Obaro, S., Sutton, S. K., Ortqvist, A., Hedlund, J. & Kalin, M., Apr 25 1998, In : Lancet. 351, 9111, p. 1283-1285 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Bacterial Vaccines
Pneumococcal Vaccines
Streptococcus pneumoniae
1 Citation (Scopus)

Use of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in children (multiple letters) [2]

Obaro, S., Leach, A., McAdam, K. W. J. P., Mulholland, K., Usen, S., Adegbola, R. & Weber, M., Aug 15 1998, In : Lancet. 352, 9127, p. 575-576 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Antibodies
Bacterial Polysaccharides
Gambia
Bacterial Vaccines
Secondary Immunization
1996
276 Citations (Scopus)

Carriage of pneumococci after pneumococcal vaccination [14]

Obaro, S. K., Adegbola, R. A., Banya, W. S. & Greenwood, B. M., Jan 1 1996, In : Lancet. 348, 9022, p. 271-272 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Streptococcus pneumoniae
Vaccination
4 Citations (Scopus)

Serum, breast milk, and infant antibody after maternal immunisation with pneumococcal vaccine [6]

Obaro, S. K., Steinhoff, M. C., Shahid, N. & Siber, G., Jan 1 1996, In : Lancet. 347, 8995, p. 192-193 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pneumococcal Vaccines
Human Milk
Immunization
Mothers
Antibodies
1995
5 Citations (Scopus)

Immunity to pneumococcal infections

Obaro, S. K., Henderson, D. C. & Monteil, M., Jan 7 1995, In : The Lancet. 345, 8941, p. 70-71 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pneumococcal Infections
Splenectomy
Antibody Formation
Immunity
1994
2 Citations (Scopus)

Immunodeficiency without HIV Clinical presentations vary

Monteil, M. A., Henderson, D. C., Obaro, S., Dev, D., Basran, G. S., Slater, D., Taylor, P. & Wood, M., May 28 1994, In : BMJ. 308, 6941, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Idiopathic CD4 Positive T-Lymphocytopenia
Preschool Children
Cellular Immunity
HIV

Measles immunisation in developing countries

Obaro, S. K., Feb 5 1994, In : BMJ. 308, 6925, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Measles Vaccine
Measles
Developing Countries
Immunization
Incidence
4 Citations (Scopus)

Monitor antibody levels after vaccination

Obaro, S., Henderson, D. C. & Monteil, M., Jan 29 1994, In : BMJ. 308, 6924, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Vaccination
Antibodies
1993
1 Citation (Scopus)

Avoiding coning in childhood meningitis [26]

Obaro, S. K., Jan 1 1993, In : British Medical Journal. 306, 6893, p. 1691-1692 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Encephalocele
Bacterial Meningitides
Spinal Puncture
Meningitis

Bone marrow transplantation in sickle cell disease

Hobbs, J. R. & Obaro, S. K., Nov 27 1993, In : The Lancet. 342, 8883, p. 1362-1363 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sickle Cell Anemia
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Health Care Costs
Newborn Infant