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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Review article
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Aetiology of neonatal sepsis in Nigeria, and relevance of group b streptococcus: A systematic review

Medugu, N., Iregbu, K., Tam, P. Y. I. & Obaro, S. K., Jul 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 7, e0200350.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

sepsis (infection)
Streptococcus agalactiae
Streptococcus
systematic review
Nigeria
3 Citations (Scopus)

A meta-analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles for pneumococcal pneumonia in sub-Saharan Africa

Iroh Tam, P. Y., Sadoh, A. E. & Obaro, S. K., Jan 2 2018, In : Paediatrics and International Child Health. 38, 1, p. 7-15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Africa South of the Sahara
Meta-Analysis
Pneumonia
Streptococcus pneumoniae
2017
12 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood pneumococcal disease in Africa – A systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, serotype distribution, and antimicrobial susceptibility

Iroh Tam, P. Y., Thielen, B. K., Obaro, S. K., Brearley, A. M., Kaizer, A. M., Chu, H. & Janoff, E. N., Apr 4 2017, In : Vaccine. 35, 15, p. 1817-1827 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

systematic review
meta-analysis
childhood
Meta-Analysis
serotypes
15 Citations (Scopus)

The unrecognized burden of typhoid fever

Obaro, S. K., Iroh Tam, P. Y. & Mintz, E. D., Mar 4 2017, In : Expert Review of Vaccines. 16, 3, p. 249-260 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Typhoid Fever
Typhoid-Paratyphoid Vaccines
Salmonella typhi
Sanitation
Hygiene
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)

Alteration of lymphocyte phenotype and function in sickle cell anemia: Implications for vaccine responses

Balandya, E., Reynolds, T., Obaro, S. K. & Makani, J., Sep 1 2016, In : American Journal of Hematology. 91, 9, p. 938-946 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sickle Cell Anemia
Vaccines
Lymphocytes
Phenotype
T-Lymphocytes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Preventing Infections in Sickle Cell Disease: The Unfinished Business

Obaro, S. K. & Tam, P. Y. I., May 1 2016, In : Pediatric blood & cancer. 63, 5, p. 781-785 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sickle Cell Anemia
Infection
Vaccines
Preventive Medicine
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal group B streptococcus disease in developing countries: Are we ready to deploy a vaccine?

Iroh Tam, P. Y., Delair, S. F. & Obaro, S. K., Nov 2 2015, In : Expert Review of Vaccines. 14, 11, p. 1401-1403 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Streptococcus agalactiae
Developing Countries
Vaccines
Population Surveillance
Peripartum Period
2011
43 Citations (Scopus)

Sickle cell disease and malaria morbidity: A tale with two tails

Williams, T. N. & Obaro, S. K., Jul 1 2011, In : Trends in Parasitology. 27, 7, p. 315-320 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sickle Cell Anemia
Malaria
Morbidity
Administrative Personnel
Parturition
2010
103 Citations (Scopus)

Infection in sickle cell disease: A review

Booth, C., Inusa, B. & Obaro, S. K., Jan 1 2010, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 14, 1, p. e2-e12

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sickle Cell Anemia
Infection
Mortality
Developing Countries
Morbidity
2009
18 Citations (Scopus)
Pneumococcal Infections
Sickle Cell Anemia
Malaria
Infection
Bacteria
5 Citations (Scopus)

Seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for developing countries

Obaro, S., Aug 1 2009, In : Expert Review of Vaccines. 8, 8, p. 1051-1061 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Conjugate Vaccines
Pneumococcal Vaccines
Developing Countries
Vaccines
Immunization Programs
2007

Sentido y ciencia de la inmunización infantil: ¿Es posible que podamos obtener más con menos?

Translated title of the contribution: Sense and science in childhood immunization: Could we achieve more with less?Obaro, S. K. & Ota, M. O., Jan 1 2007, In : Vacunas. 8, 1, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Immunization
Vaccines
Vaccination
Variola virus
Bioterrorism
2006
53 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial pneumonia vaccines and childhood pneumonia: Are we winning, refining, or redefining?

Obaro, S. K. & Madhi, S. A., Mar 2006, In : Lancet Infectious Diseases. 6, 3, p. 150-161 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bacterial Vaccines
Bacterial Pneumonia
Pneumonia
Vaccines
Conjugate Vaccines
4 Citations (Scopus)

Sense and the science of childhood immunization: Can we achieve more with less?

Obaro, S. K. & Ota, M. O., Oct 30 2006, In : Vaccine. 24, 42-43, p. 6460-6467 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

childhood
Immunization
immunization
Vaccines
vaccines
2004
70 Citations (Scopus)

Immunogenicity and efficacy of childhood vaccines in HIV-1-infected children

Obaro, S. K., Pugatch, D. & Luzuriaga, K., Aug 1 2004, In : Lancet Infectious Diseases. 4, 8, p. 510-518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

HIV-1
Vaccines
Immunization
Therapeutics
Infection
2002
138 Citations (Scopus)

The pneumococcus: Carriage, disease and conjugate vaccines

Obaro, S. & Adegbola, R., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Medical Microbiology. 51, 2, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Conjugate Vaccines
Hope
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Anti-Infective Agents
Vaccines
2000
24 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of childhood pneumonia in the tropics

Adegbola, R. A. & Obaro, S. K., May 29 2000, In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 94, 3, p. 197-207 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pneumonia
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Respiratory Tract Infections
Developing Countries
Appointments and Schedules
8 Citations (Scopus)

Electrolyte derangement in cerebral malaria: A case for a more aggressive approach to the management of hyponatraemia

Enwere, G. C., Ota, M. O. & Obaro, S. K., Jan 1 2000, In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 94, 6, p. 541-547 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cerebral Malaria
Hyponatremia
Electrolytes
Isotonic Solutions
Mortality
19 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects for pneumococcal vaccination in African children

Obaro, S. K., Mar 25 2000, In : Acta Tropica. 75, 2, p. 141-153 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vaccination
vaccination
vaccines
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Conjugate Vaccines
1999
27 Citations (Scopus)

The host response in malaria and depression of defence against tuberculosis

Enwere, G. C., Ota, M. O. & Obaro, S. K., Jan 1 1999, In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 93, 7, p. 669-678 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Malaria
Tuberculosis
Infection
Mycobacterium Infections
Asymptomatic Infections