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Professor Ananda Rajitha Wickremasinghe

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    1. Deng L, Hoh BP, Lu D, Saw WY, Twee-Hee Ong R, Kasturiratne A, de Silva HJ, Zilfalil BA, Kato N, Wickremasinghe AR, Teo YY, Xu S. Dissecting the genetic structure and admixture of four geographical Malay populations. Sci Rep. 2015 Sep 23; 5:14375. PMID: 26395220; PMCID: PMC4585825.
    2. Kato N, Loh M, Takeuchi F, Verweij N, Wang X, Zhang W, Kelly TN, Saleheen D, Lehne B, Mateo Leach I, Drong AW, Abbott J, Wahl S, Tan ST, Scott WR, Campanella G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Afzal U, Ahluwalia TS, Bonder MJ, Chen P, Dehghan A, Edwards TL, Esko T, Go MJ, Harris SE, Hartiala J, Kasela S, Kasturiratne A, Khor CC, Kleber ME, Li H, Mok ZY, Nakatochi M, Sapari NS, Saxena R, Stewart AF, Stolk L, Tabara Y, Teh AL, Wu Y, Wu JY, Zhang Y, Aits I, Da Silva Couto Alves A, Das S, Dorajoo R, Hopewell JC, Kim YK, Koivula RW, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Nguyen QN, Pereira MA, Postmus I, Raitakari OT, Scannell Bryan M, Scott RA, Sorice R, Tragante V, Traglia M, White J, Yamamoto K, Zhang Y, Adair LS, Ahmed A, Akiyama K, Asif R, Aung T, Barroso I, Bjonnes A, Braun TR, Cai H, Chang LC, Chen CH, Cheng CY, Chong YS, Collins R, Courtney R, Davies G, Delgado G, Do LD, Doevendans PA, Gansevoort RT, Gao YT, Grammer TB, Grarup N, Grewal J, Gu D, Wander GS, Hartikainen AL, Hazen SL, He J, Heng CK, Hixson JE, Hofman A, Hsu C, Huang W, Husemoen LL, Hwang JY, Ichihara S, Igase M, Isono M, Justesen JM, Katsuya T, Kibriya MG, Kim YJ, Kishimoto M, Koh WP, Kohara K, Kumari M, Kwek K, Lee NR, Lee J, Liao J, Lieb W, Liewald DC, Matsubara T, Matsushita Y, Meitinger T, Mihailov E, Milani L, Mills R, Mononen N, Müller-Nurasyid M, Nabika T, Nakashima E, Ng HK, Nikus K, Nutile T, Ohkubo T, Ohnaka K, Parish S, Paternoster L, Peng H, Peters A, Pham ST, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Rahman M, Rakugi H, Rolandsson O, Rozario MA, Ruggiero D, Sala CF, Sarju R, Shimokawa K, Snieder H, Sparsø T, Spiering W, Starr JM, Stott DJ, Stram DO, Sugiyama T, Szymczak S, Tang WH, Tong L, Trompet S, Turjanmaa V, Ueshima H, Uitterlinden AG, Umemura S, Vaarasmaki M, van Dam RM, van Gilst WH, van Veldhuisen DJ, Viikari JS, Waldenberger M, Wang Y, Wang A, Wilson R, Wong TY, Xiang YB, Yamaguchi S, Ye X, Young RD, Young TL, Yuan JM, Zhou X, Asselbergs FW, Ciullo M, Clarke R, Deloukas P, Franke A, Franks PW, Franks S, Friedlander Y, Gross MD, Guo Z, Hansen T, Jarvelin MR, Jørgensen T, Jukema JW, Kähönen M, Kajio H, Kivimaki M, Lee JY, Lehtimäki T, Linneberg A, Miki T, Pedersen O, Samani NJ, Sørensen TI, Takayanagi R, Toniolo D. Trans-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies 12 genetic loci influencing blood pressure and implicates a role for DNA methylation. Nat Genet. 2015 11; 47(11):1282-93. PMID: 26390057; PMCID: PMC4719169.
    3. Chambers JC, Loh M, Lehne B, Drong A, Kriebel J, Motta V, Wahl S, Elliott HR, Rota F, Scott WR, Zhang W, Tan ST, Campanella G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Yengo L, Richmond RC, Adamowicz-Brice M, Afzal U, Bozaoglu K, Mok ZY, Ng HK, Pattou F, Prokisch H, Rozario MA, Tarantini L, Abbott J, Ala-Korpela M, Albetti B, Ammerpohl O, Bertazzi PA, Blancher C, Caiazzo R, Danesh J, Gaunt TR, de Lusignan S, Gieger C, Illig T, Jha S, Jones S, Jowett J, Kangas AJ, Kasturiratne A, Kato N, Kotea N, Kowlessur S, Pitkäniemi J, Punjabi P, Saleheen D, Schafmayer C, Soininen P, Tai ES, Thorand B, Tuomilehto J, Wickremasinghe AR, Kyrtopoulos SA, Aitman TJ, Herder C, Hampe J, Cauchi S, Relton CL, Froguel P, Soong R, Vineis P, Jarvelin MR, Scott J, Grallert H, Bollati V, Elliott P, McCarthy MI, Kooner JS. Epigenome-wide association of DNA methylation markers in peripheral blood from Indian Asians and Europeans with incident type 2 diabetes: a nested case-control study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2015 Jul; 3(7):526-34. PMID: 26095709; PMCID: PMC4724884.
    4. Yapabandara MA, Sarmento R, de Fatima Mota Mdo R, don Bosco J, Martins N, Wickremasinghe AR. Evidence-based malaria control in Timor Leste from 2006 to 2012. Malar J. 2015 Mar 11; 14:109. PMID: 25890294; PMCID: PMC4363051.
    5. Jayasuriya R, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Jayawardena R, Kasturiratne A, de Zoysa P, Godamunne P, Gamage S, Wickremasinghe AR. Translational research for Diabetes Self-Management in Sri Lanka: A randomized controlled trial. Prim Care Diabetes. 2015 Oct; 9(5):338-45. PMID: 25733343.
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    6. Abeysuriya V, Chandrasena LG, Kasturiratne A, Hettiarachchi VS, Wickremasinghe AR. Outcome of patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: a retrospective study. Ceylon Med J. 2014 Dec; 59(4):118-23. PMID: 25556407.
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    7. Akiyama K, Takeuchi F, Isono M, Chakrawarthy S, Nguyen QN, Wen W, Yamamoto K, Katsuya T, Kasturiratne A, Pham ST, Zheng W, Matsushita Y, Kishimoto M, Do LD, Shu XO, Wickremasinghe AR, Kajio H, Kato N. Systematic fine-mapping of association with BMI and type 2 diabetes at the FTO locus by integrating results from multiple ethnic groups. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e101329. PMID: 24978468; PMCID: PMC4076329.
    8. Wickremasinghe R, Fernando SD, Thillekaratne J, Wijeyaratne PM, Wickremasinghe AR. Importance of active case detection in a malaria elimination programme. Malar J. 2014 May 23; 13:186. PMID: 24885972; PMCID: PMC4042136.
    9. Godamunne P, Liyanage C, Wimaladharmasooriya N, Pathmeswaran A, Wickremasinghe AR, Patterson C, Sathiakumar N. Comparison of performance of Sri Lankan and US children on cognitive and motor scales of the Bayley scales of infant development. BMC Res Notes. 2014 May 16; 7:300. PMID: 24886547; PMCID: PMC4025536.
    10. Genome-wide trans-ancestry meta-analysis provides insight into the genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes susceptibility. Nat Genet. 2014 Mar; 46(3):234-44. PMID: 24509480; PMCID: PMC3969612.
    11. Peiris-John RJ, Attanayake S, Daskon L, Wickremasinghe AR, Ameratunga S. Disability studies in Sri Lanka: priorities for action. Disabil Rehabil. 2014; 36(20):1742-8. PMID: 24320024.
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    12. Coggon D, Ntani G, Palmer KT, Felli VE, Harari R, Barrero LH, Felknor SA, Gimeno D, Cattrell A, Serra C, Bonzini M, Solidaki E, Merisalu E, Habib RR, Sadeghian F, Masood Kadir M, Warnakulasuriya SS, Matsudaira K, Nyantumbu B, Sim MR, Harcombe H, Cox K, Marziale MH, Sarquis LM, Harari F, Freire R, Harari N, Monroy MV, Quintana LA, Rojas M, Salazar Vega EJ, Harris EC, Vargas-Prada S, Martinez JM, Delclos G, Benavides FG, Carugno M, Ferrario MM, Pesatori AC, Chatzi L, Bitsios P, Kogevinas M, Oha K, Sirk T, Sadeghian A, Peiris-John RJ, Sathiakumar N, Wickremasinghe AR, Yoshimura N, Kelsall HL, Hoe VC, Urquhart DM, Derrett S, McBride D, Herbison P, Gray A. Disabling musculoskeletal pain in working populations: is it the job, the person, or the culture? Pain. 2013 Jun; 154(6):856-63. PMID: 23688828; PMCID: PMC3675684.
    13. Coggon D, Ntani G, Palmer KT, Felli VE, Harari R, Barrero LH, Felknor SA, Gimeno D, Cattrell A, Vargas-Prada S, Bonzini M, Solidaki E, Merisalu E, Habib RR, Sadeghian F, Masood Kadir M, Warnakulasuriya SS, Matsudaira K, Nyantumbu B, Sim MR, Harcombe H, Cox K, Marziale MH, Sarquis LM, Harari F, Freire R, Harari N, Monroy MV, Quintana LA, Rojas M, Salazar Vega EJ, Harris EC, Serra C, Martinez JM, Delclos G, Benavides FG, Carugno M, Ferrario MM, Pesatori AC, Chatzi L, Bitsios P, Kogevinas M, Oha K, Sirk T, Sadeghian A, Peiris-John RJ, Sathiakumar N, Wickremasinghe AR, Yoshimura N, Kelsall HL, Hoe VC, Urquhart DM, Derrett S, McBride D, Herbison P, Gray A. Patterns of multisite pain and associations with risk factors. Pain. 2013 Sep; 154(9):1769-77. PMID: 23727463; PMCID: PMC3747979.
    14. Nandasena S, Wickremasinghe AR, Sathiakumar N. Indoor air pollution and respiratory health of children in the developing world. World J Clin Pediatr. 2013 May 08; 2(2):6-15. PMID: 25254169; PMCID: PMC4145638.
    15. Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Kasturiratne A, Ranawaka UK, Gunasekara D, Wijekoon N, Medagoda K, Perera S, Takeuchi F, Kato N, Warnakulasuriya T, Wickremasinghe AR. The burden of diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose in an urban population of Sri Lanka. Diabet Med. 2013 Mar; 30(3):326-32. PMID: 22998091; PMCID: PMC3593011.
    16. Chackrewarthy S, Gunasekera D, Pathmeswaren A, Wijekoon CN, Ranawaka UK, Kato N, Takeuchi F, Wickremasinghe AR. A Comparison between Revised NCEP ATP III and IDF Definitions in Diagnosing Metabolic Syndrome in an Urban Sri Lankan Population: The Ragama Health Study. ISRN Endocrinol. 2013; 2013:320176. PMID: 23533799; PMCID: PMC3600172.
    17. Kasturiratne A, Weerasinghe S, Dassanayake AS, Rajindrajith S, de Silva AP, Kato N, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva HJ. Influence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease on the development of diabetes mellitus. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jan; 28(1):142-7. PMID: 22989165.
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    18. Abeyewickreme W, Wickremasinghe AR, Karunatilake K, Sommerfeld J, Axel K. Community mobilization and household level waste management for dengue vector control in Gampaha district of Sri Lanka; an intervention study. Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Dec; 106(8):479-87. PMID: 23318240; PMCID: PMC3541909.
    19. Coggon D, Ntani G, Palmer KT, Felli VE, Harari R, Barrero LH, Felknor SA, Gimeno D, Cattrell A, Serra C, Bonzini M, Solidaki E, Merisalu E, Habib RR, Sadeghian F, Kadir M, Warnakulasuriya SS, Matsudaira K, Nyantumbu B, Sim MR, Harcombe H, Cox K, Marziale MH, Sarquis LM, Harari F, Freire R, Harari N, Monroy MV, Quintana LA, Rojas M, Salazar Vega EJ, Harris EC, Vargas-Prada S, Martinez JM, Delclos G, Benavides FG, Carugno M, Ferrario MM, Pesatori AC, Chatzi L, Bitsios P, Kogevinas M, Oha K, Sirk T, Sadeghian A, Peiris-John RJ, Sathiakumar N, Wickremasinghe AR, Yoshimura N, Kielkowski D, Kelsall HL, Hoe VC, Urquhart DM, Derrett S, Derett S, McBride D, Gray A. The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e39820. PMID: 22792189; PMCID: PMC3391206.
    20. Warnakulasuriya SS, Peiris-John RJ, Coggon D, Ntani G, Sathiakumar N, Wickremasinghe AR. Musculoskeletal pain in four occupational populations in Sri Lanka. Occup Med (Lond). 2012 Jun; 62(4):269-72. PMID: 22661663; PMCID: PMC3428920.
    21. Abeysuriya V, Wickremasinghe AR, Perera PJ, Kasturiratne A. Consumption pattern of iodised salt in households and serum TSH levels among 5-9 year old children in the plantation sector of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 2012 Jun; 57(2):69-74. PMID: 22772784.
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    22. Nandasena S, Wickremasinghe AR, Lee K, Sathiakumar N. Indoor fine particle (PM2.5) pollution exposure due to secondhand smoke in selected public places of Sri Lanka. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Dec; 55(12):1129-36. PMID: 22473526; PMCID: PMC3432657.
    23. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR. Physical, psychological, and social aspects of quality of life in filarial lymphedema patients in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 27(2):NP2690-701. PMID: 22308536.
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    24. Nandasena S, Wickremasinghe AR, Sathiakumar N. Respiratory health status of children from two different air pollution exposure settings of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Dec; 55(12):1137-45. PMID: 22298308; PMCID: PMC3432736.
    25. Wickremasinghe AR, Peiris-John R, Nandasena S, Delzell E, Tipre M, Sathiakumar N. Capacity building in environmental and occupational health in Sri Lanka. Am J Ind Med. 2013 Jan; 56(1):1-10. PMID: 22213343.
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    26. Wickremasinghe AR, Peiris-John RJ, Wanigasuriya KP. Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka: trying to unravel the mystery. Ceylon Med J. 2011 Dec; 56(4):143-6. PMID: 22298206.
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    27. Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Dassanayake AS, Rajindrajith S, Kalubowila U, Kato N, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva HJ. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a rural, physically active, low income population in Sri Lanka. BMC Res Notes. 2011 Nov 24; 4:513. PMID: 22115060; PMCID: PMC3236075.
    28. Nandasena S, Wickremasinghe AR, Sathiakumar N. Biomass fuel use for cooking in Sri Lanka: analysis of data from national demographic health surveys. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Dec; 55(12):1122-8. PMID: 22068890; PMCID: PMC3319003.
    29. Peiris HS, Wickremasinghe AR, Balasubramanium K. Private health insurance profits: the need to take a closer look. Ceylon Med J. 2011 Sep; 56(3):136-8. PMID: 22164760.
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    30. Kooner JS, Saleheen D, Sim X, Sehmi J, Zhang W, Frossard P, Been LF, Chia KS, Dimas AS, Hassanali N, Jafar T, Jowett JB, Li X, Radha V, Rees SD, Takeuchi F, Young R, Aung T, Basit A, Chidambaram M, Das D, Grundberg E, Hedman AK, Hydrie ZI, Islam M, Khor CC, Kowlessur S, Kristensen MM, Liju S, Lim WY, Matthews DR, Liu J, Morris AP, Nica AC, Pinidiyapathirage JM, Prokopenko I, Rasheed A, Samuel M, Shah N, Shera AS, Small KS, Suo C, Wickremasinghe AR, Wong TY, Yang M, Zhang F. Genome-wide association study in individuals of South Asian ancestry identifies six new type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Nat Genet. 2011 Aug 28; 43(10):984-9. PMID: 21874001; PMCID: PMC3773920.
    31. Dassanayake AS, Kasturiratne A, Niriella MA, Kalubovila U, Rajindrajith S, de Silva AP, Kato N, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva HJ. Prevalence of Acanthosis Nigricans in an urban population in Sri Lanka and its utility to detect metabolic syndrome. BMC Res Notes. 2011 Jan 28; 4:25. PMID: 21276250; PMCID: PMC3041677.
    32. Karunanayake AL, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Prevalence and predictors of osteoporosis in an urban Sri Lankan population. Int J Rheum Dis. 2010 Oct; 13(4):385-90. PMID: 21199475.
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    33. Nandasena YL, Wickremasinghe AR, Sathiakumar N. Air pollution and health in Sri Lanka: a review of epidemiologic studies. BMC Public Health. 2010 Jun 02; 10:300. PMID: 20515506; PMCID: PMC2893095.
    34. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR. Quality of life in filarial lymphoedema patients in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Mar; 104(3):219-24. PMID: 19796782.
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    35. Dassanayake AS, Kasturiratne A, Rajindrajith S, Kalubowila U, Chakrawarthi S, De Silva AP, Makaya M, Mizoue T, Kato N, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva HJ. Prevalence and risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among adults in an urban Sri Lankan population. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Jul; 24(7):1284-8. PMID: 19476560.
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    36. Kasturiratne A, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva N, Gunawardena NK, Pathmeswaran A, Premaratna R, Savioli L, Lalloo DG, de Silva HJ. The global burden of snakebite: a literature analysis and modelling based on regional estimates of envenoming and deaths. PLoS Med. 2008 Nov 04; 5(11):e218. PMID: 18986210.
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    37. Peiris-John RJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Efficacy of activated charcoal in yellow oleander poisoning. Ceylon Med J. 2008 Jun; 53(2):33-5. PMID: 18678118.
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    38. Kusumawathie PH, Wickremasinghe AR, Karunaweera ND, Wijeyaratne MJ. Costs and effectiveness of application of Poecilia reticulata (guppy) and temephos in anopheline mosquito control in river basins below the major dams of Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Jul; 102(7):705-11. PMID: 18486171.
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    39. Wickremasinghe R, Galapaththy GN, Fernando WA, de Monbrison F, Wijesinghe RS, Mendis KN, Picot S, Ringwald P, Wickremasinghe AR. An indigenous case of Plasmodium ovale infection in Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Feb; 78(2):206-7. PMID: 18256413.
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    40. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR, Ekanayake S, Perera MS. Treatment-seeking behavior and treatment practices of lymphatic filariasis patients with lymphoedema in the Colombo district, Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2008; 20(2):129-38. PMID: 19124306.
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    41. Kusumawathie PH, Wickremasinghe AR, Karunaweera ND, Wijeyaratne MJ. Larvivorous potential of the guppy, Poecilia reticulata, in anopheline mosquito control in riverbed pools below the Kotmale dam, Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2008; 20(1):56-63. PMID: 19124299.
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    42. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR, Ekanayake S, Perera MS. Efficacy of a limb-care regime in preventing acute adenolymphangitis in patients with lymphoedema caused by bancroftian filariasis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Sep; 101(6):487-97. PMID: 17716431.
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    43. Perera IN, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Rabies vaccination of domesticated dogs in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 2007 Jun; 52(2):69-70. PMID: 17691566.
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    44. Wijesinghe RS, Ekanayake S, Perera MS, Wickremasinghe AR. Knowledge and perceptions of filariasis in Colombo, Sri Lanka, among patients with chronic filarial lymphoedema. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Apr; 101(3):215-23. PMID: 17362596.
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    45. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR, Ekanayake S, Perera MS. Physical disability and psychosocial impact due to chronic filarial lymphoedema in Sri Lanka. Filaria J. 2007 Mar 29; 6:4. PMID: 17391538; PMCID: PMC1851956.
    46. Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Antenatal care provided and its quality in field clinics in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2007; 19(3):38-44. PMID: 18330403.
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    47. Mahawithanage ST, Kannangara KK, Wickremasinghe R, Chandrika UG, Jansz ER, Karunaweera ND, Wickremasinghe AR. Impact of vitamin A supplementation on health status and absenteeism of school children in Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007; 16(1):94-102. PMID: 17215185.
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    48. Madatuwa TM, Mahawithanage ST, Chandrika UG, Jansz ER, Wickremasinghe AR. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the national vitamin A supplementation programme among school children in Sri Lanka. Br J Nutr. 2007 Jan; 97(1):153-9. PMID: 17217571.
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    49. Kusumawathie PH, Wickremasinghe AR, Karunaweera ND, Wijeyaratne MJ, Yapabandara AM. Anopheline breeding in river bed pools below major dams in Sri Lanka. Acta Trop. 2006 Aug; 99(1):30-3. PMID: 16890181.
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    50. De Silva HJ, Samarawickrema NA, Wickremasinghe AR. Toxicity due to organophosphorus compounds: what about chronic exposure? Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Sep; 100(9):803-6. PMID: 16806335.
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    51. Peiris-John RJ, Wanigasuriya JK, Wickremasinghe AR, Dissanayake WP, Hittarage A. Exposure to acetylcholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides and chronic renal failure. Ceylon Med J. 2006 Mar; 51(1):42-3. PMID: 16898042.
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    52. Senaratne WV, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Perera GA, Wickremasinghe AR. Anti-tuberculosis drug inducd hepatitis - a Sri Lankan experience. Ceylon Med J. 2006 Mar; 51(1):9-14. PMID: 16898030.
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    53. Kusumawathie PH, Wickremasinghe AR, Karunaweera ND, Wijeyaratne MJ. Larvivorous potential of fish species found in river bed pools below the major dams in Sri Lanka. J Med Entomol. 2006 Jan; 43(1):79-82. PMID: 16506451.
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    54. Peiris-John RJ, Ruberu DK, Wickremasinghe AR, van-der-Hoek W. Low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides leads to restrictive lung dysfunction. Respir Med. 2005 Oct; 99(10):1319-24. PMID: 16102957.
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    55. Kasturiratne A, Wickremasinghe AR, de Silva A. Morbidity pattern and household cost of hospitalisation for non-communicable diseases (NCDs): a cross-sectional study at tertiary care level. Ceylon Med J. 2005 Sep; 50(3):109-13. PMID: 16252574.
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    56. Premaratne R, Amarasinghe A, Wickremasinghe AR. Hospitalisation trends due to selected non-communicable diseases in Sri Lanka, 2005-2010. Ceylon Med J. 2005 Jun; 50(2):51-4. PMID: 16114768.
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    57. Pathirana SL, Alles HK, Bandara S, Phone-Kyaw M, Perera MK, Wickremasinghe AR, Mendis KN, Handunnetti SM. ABO-blood-group types and protection against severe, Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2005 Mar; 99(2):119-24. PMID: 15814030.
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    58. Premasiri DA, Wickremasinghe AR, Premasiri DS, Karunaweera N. Malarial vectors in an irrigated rice cultivation area in southern Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Feb; 99(2):106-14. PMID: 15607337.
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    59. Fernando SD, Karunaweera ND, Fernando WP, Attanayake N, Wickremasinghe AR. A cost analysis of the use of the rapid, whole-blood, immunochromatographic P.f/P.v assay for the diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax malaria in a rural area of Sri Lanka. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Jan; 98(1):5-13. PMID: 15000725.
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    60. Fernando SD, Gunawardena DM, Bandara MR, De Silva D, Carter R, Mendis KN, Wickremasinghe AR. The impact of repeated malaria attacks on the school performance of children. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Dec; 69(6):582-8. PMID: 14740872.
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    61. Palihawadana P, Wickremasinghe AR, Perera J. Seroprevalence of rubella antibodies among pregnant females in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2003 Jun; 34(2):398-404. PMID: 12971571.
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    62. Fernando D, Wickremasinghe R, Mendis KN, Wickremasinghe AR. Cognitive performance at school entry of children living in malaria-endemic areas of Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Mar-Apr; 97(2):161-5. PMID: 14584369.
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    63. Fernando SD, Wickremasinghe AR. The clinical and epidemiological features of childhood malaria in a moderately endemic area of Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2002 Dec; 33(4):671-7. PMID: 12757207.
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    64. Wickremasinghe AR, Gunawardena DM, Mahawithanage ST. Use of routinely collected past surveillance data in identifying and mapping high-risk areas in a malaria endemic area of Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2002 Dec; 33(4):678-84. PMID: 12757208.
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    65. Weerasinghe KL, Galappaththy G, Fernando WP, Wickremasinghe DR, Faizal HM, Wickremasinghe AR. A safety and efficacy trial of artesunate, sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and primaquine in P falciparum malaria. Ceylon Med J. 2002 Sep; 47(3):83-5. PMID: 12449772.
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    66. Palihawadana P, Wickremasinghe AR, Perera J. Strategies for immunisation against rubella: evidence from a study in the Kalutara District. Ceylon Med J. 2002 Jun; 47(2):52-7. PMID: 12140879.
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    67. Peiris-John RJ, Ruberu DK, Wickremasinghe AR, Smit LA, van der Hoek W. Effects of occupational exposure to organophosphate pesticides on nerve and neuromuscular function. J Occup Environ Med. 2002 Apr; 44(4):352-7. PMID: 11977422.
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    68. Fernando SD, Goonethilleke H, Weerasena KH, Kuruppuarachchi ND, Tilakaratne D, de Silva D, Wickremasinghe AR. Geo-helminth infections in a rural area of Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2001 Mar; 32(1):23-6. PMID: 11485089.
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    69. Fernando SD, Paranavitane SR, Rajakaruna J, Weerasinghe S, Silva D, Wickremasinghe AR. The health and nutritional status of school children in two rural communities in Sri Lanka. Trop Med Int Health. 2000 Jun; 5(6):450-2. PMID: 10929146.
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    70. van der Hoek W, Premasiri DA, Wickremasinghe AR. Clinical diagnosis of uncomplicated malaria in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1998 Jun; 29(2):242-5. PMID: 9886105.
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    71. Gunawardena DM, Wickremasinghe AR, Muthuwatta L, Weerasingha S, Rajakaruna J, Senanayaka T, Kotta PK, Attanayake N, Carter R, Mendis KN. Malaria risk factors in an endemic region of Sri Lanka, and the impact and cost implications of risk factor-based interventions. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998 May; 58(5):533-42. PMID: 9598437.
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    72. Abeysekera T, Wickremasinghe AR, Gunawardena DM, Mendis KN. Optimizing the malaria data recording system through a study of case detection and treatment in Sri Lanka. Trop Med Int Health. 1997 Nov; 2(11):1057-67. PMID: 9391508.
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    73. van der Hoek W, Premasiri DA, Wickremasinghe AR. Early diagnosis and treatment of malaria in a refugee population in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1997 Mar; 28(1):12-7. PMID: 9322278.
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