2015(Peer reviewed full papers)

1.Weerakoon H, Navaratne A, Ranasinghe S,Sivakanesan R, Galketiya KB, Rosairo S.chemical characterization of gallstones: an approach to explore the aetiopathogenesis of gallstone disease in Sri Lanka.PLoS One.;2015 Apr 8;10(4):e0121537.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121537

2.Siriwardhana E. A. R. I. E., Perera P. A. J., Sivakanesan R., Abeysekara T., Nugegoda D. B., Jayaweera J. A. A.; Dehydration and malaria in augmenting the risk of developing chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka, Indian journal of Nephrology, 2015; 25: 146 - 151doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0971-4065.140712

3.Thalagahage KN, Jayaweera JA, Kumbukgolla WW, Senavirathne I. Detection of alkaptonuria in a 1-week-old infant. BMJ case reports, 2015, 1757-790X. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-208505

4.Agampodi TC, Agampodi SB, Glozier N, & Siribaddana S. Measurement of social capital in relation to health in low and middle income countries ( LMIC ): A systematic review. Social Science & Medicine 2015; 128: 95–104.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.005

5.Agampodi TC, Thalagala ES, Perera SJ, Chandrarathna S, Agampodi SB, Siribaddana S. Expected Qualities of a Lecturer : Perceptions of Medical Students in a Remote Setting. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2014

6.Agampodi SB. Leptospirosis in Sri Lanka , 2003-2012. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2014; 44: 7–13.

7.Weerasinghe M, Konradsen F, Eddleston M, Pearson M, Gunnell D, Hawton K, Jayamanne S, Pabasara C, Jayathilaka T, Dissanayaka K, Rajapaksha S, Thilakarathne P, Agampodi S. Risk factors associated with purchasing pesticide from shops for self-poisoning: a protocol for a population-based case–control study.BMJ Open [Internet]. 2015 1;5 (5 ).Available from: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/5/5/e007822.abstract

8.Wijerathne BT, Meier RJ, Agampodi TC, Agampodi SB.Dermatoglyphics in hypertension: aJournal of Physiological Anthropology;2015;34:29. doi: 10.1186/s40101-015-0065-3.

9.Wijerathne BT, Meier RJ, Agampodi TC, Agampodi SB. Dermatoglyphics in hypertension: a review. J Physiol Anthropol [Internet]. BioMed Central Ltd; 2015 Aug 12 ;34(1):29.Available from:http://www.jphysiolanthropol.com/content/34/1/29

10.Jayasumana C, Paranagama P, Agampodi S, Wijewardane C, Gunatilake S, Siribaddana S. Drinking well water and occupational exposure to Herbicides is associated with chronic kidney disease, in Padavi-Sripura, Sri Lanka. Environmental Health. 2015; 14:6. (High altimetric score) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-14-6

11.Souza J, Betran A, Dumont A, Mucio B, Pickens G, Agampodi SB et al. (2015) A global reference for caesarean section rates (C-Model): a multicountry cross – sectional study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics &Gynaecology.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.13509/full

12.Madsen LB, Eddleston M, Hansen KS, Pearson M, Agampodi SB, Jayamanne S, Konradsen F, 2015. Cost-effectiveness analyses of self-harm strategies aimed at reducing the mortality of pesticide self-poisonings in Sri Lanka: a study protocol. BMJ Open 5: e007333. http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/5/2/e007333.long

13.Agampodi SB, Nugegoda DB, Thevanesam V, Vinetz JM. Characteristics of rural leptospirosis patients admitted to referral hospitals during the 2008 leptospirosis outbreak in Sri Lanka: implications for developing public health control measures. Am J Trop Med Hyg . 2015;92(1):139–

14.Wijerathne BTB.Fingerprints:can poroscopy be useful in diabetes research?. Practical Diabetes 2015;32(3):113

15.Anuruddha H Karunaratne, Buddhika TB Wijerathne, Ravihar S Wickramasinghe, Anura K Wijesinghe, Aloka SD Liyanage. A Rare Case of Vaginal Bleeding in a Child Due to a Leech Bite and Review of the Literature. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 2015.pii: S1080-6032(15)00215-doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2015.05.002

16.Jayasumana C, Paranagama P, Fonseka S, Amarasinghe M, Gunatilake S, Siribaddana S. Presence of Arsenic in Sri Lankan Rice. International Journal of Food Contamination 2015; 2:1doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40550-015-0007-1

17.Jayasumana MACS, Siribaddana S. Letter to the Editor Environment Health and Preventive Medicine 2015

18.Jayasumana C, Siribaddana S. Letter to the Editor. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015;20:148–150doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12199-015-0441-y

19.Jayasumana C, Fonseka S, Fernando A, Jayalath K, Amarasinghe M, Siribaddana SH, Gunatilake S, Paranagama P. Phosphate fertilizer is a main source of arsenic in areas affected with Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka. Springer plus2015; 4: 90. doi; http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40064-015-0868-z

20.Jayasumana MACS, Gunatilake S, Siribaddana SH. Simultaneous Exposure to Multiple Heavy Metals and Glyphosate May Contribute to Sri Lankan Agricultural Nephropathy. BMC Nephrology.2015;16:103 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-015-0109-2

21.Siriwardhana C, Abas M, Siribaddana S, Sumathipala A, Stewert R. Dynamics of resilience in forced migration: a 1-year follow-up study of longitudinal associations with mental health in a conflict- affected, ethnic Muslim population.BMJ Open 2015; 5: e006000.doi; http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006000

22.Wickramage K, Siriwardhana C, Vidanapathirana P, Weerawarna S , Jayasekara Bi, Pannala G, Adikari A, Jayaweera K, Peiris S, Siribaddana S, Sumathipala A. Risk of mental health and nutritional problems for left-behind children of international labor migrants. BMC Psychiatry. 2015; 15: 39 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-015-0412-2

23.Siriwardhana C, Adikari A, Pannala G, Roberts B, Siribaddana S, Abas M, Sumathipala A, Stewert R. Changes in mental disorder prevalence among conflict-affected populations: a prospective study in Sri Lanka (COMRAID-R). BMC Psychiatry. 2015; 15:41doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-015-0424-y

24.Silventoinen K, Jelenkovic A, Sund R, Honda C, Aaltonen S, Yokoyama Y, Tarnoki AD, Tarnoki DL, Ning F, Ji F, Pang Z, Ordoñana JR, Sánchez-Romera JF, Colodro-Conde L, Burt SA, Klump KL, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Kandler C, McAdams TA, Eley TC, Gregory AM, Saudino KJ, Dubois L, Boivin M, Haworth CM, Plomin R, Öncel SY, Aliev F, Stazi MA, Fagnani C, D'Ippolito C, Craig JM, Saffery R, Siribaddana SH, Hotopf M, Sumathipala A, Spector T, Mangino M, Lachance G, Gatz M, Butler DA, Bayasgalan G, Narandalai D, Freitas DL, Maia JA, Harden KP, Tucker-Drob EM, Christensen K, Skytthe A, Kyvik KO, Hong C, Chong Y, Derom CA, Vlietinck RF, Loos RJ, Cozen W, Hwang AE, Mack TM, He M, Ding X, Chang B, Silberg JL, Eaves LJ, Maes HH, Cutler TL, Hopper JL, Aujard K, Magnusson PK, Pedersen NL, Aslan AK, Song YM, Yang S, Lee K, Baker LA, Tuvblad C, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Beck-Nielsen H, Sodemann M, Heikkilä K, Tan Q, Zhang D, Swan GE, Krasnow R, Jang KL, Knafo-Noam A, Mankuta D, Abramson L, Lichtenstein P, Krueger RF, McGue M, Pahlen S, Tynelius P, Duncan GE, Buchwald D, Corley RP, Huibregtse BM, Nelson TL, Whitfield KE, Franz CE, Kremen WS, Lyons MJ, Ooki S, Brandt I, Nilsen TS, Inui F, Watanabe M, Bartels M, van Beijsterveldt TC, Wardle J, Llewellyn CH, Fisher A, Rebato E, Martin NG, Iwatani Y, Hayakawa K, Rasmussen F, Sung J, Harris JR, Willemsen G, Busjahn A, Goldberg JH, Boomsma DI, Hur YM, Sørensen TI, KaprioThe CODATwins Project: The Cohort Description of Collaborative Project of Development of Anthropometrical Measures in Twins to Study Macro-Environmental Variation in Genetic and Environmental Effects on Anthropometric Traits.Twin Res Hum Genet. 2015 May 27:1-13. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 26014041

25.Siriwardhana C, Wickramage K, Siribaddana S, Vidanapathirana P, Jayasekara B, Weerawarna S, Pannala G, Adikari A, Jayaweera K, Pieris S, Sumathipala A. Common mental disorders among adult members of 'left-behind' international migrant worker families in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health.2015;15:299.doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1632-6

26.Zavos HMS, Siribaddana S, Ball HA, Lynskey MT, Sumathipala A, Rijsdijk FV, Hotopf M. The prevalence and correlates of alcohol use and alcohol use disorders: a population based study in SriBMC Psychiatry.2015;15:doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-015-0549-z

27.Jelenkovic A, Silventoinen K, Sund R, Honda C, Aaltonen S, Yokoyama Y, Tarnoki AD, Tarnoki DL, Ning F, Ji F, Pang Z, Ordoñana JR, Sánchez-Romera JF, Colodro-Conde L, Burt SA, Klump KL, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Kandler C, McAdams TA, Eley TC, Gregory AM, Saudino KJ, Dubois L, Boivin M, Haworth CM, Plomin R, Öncel SY, Aliev F, Stazi MA, Fagnani C, D'Ippolito C, Craig JM, Saffery R, Siribaddana SH, Hotopf M, Sumathipala A, Spector T, Mangino M, Lachance G, Gatz M, Butler DA, Bayasgalan G, Narandalai D, Freitas DL, Maia JA, Harden KP, Tucker-Drob EM, Christensen K, Skytthe A, Kyvik KO, Hong C, Chong Y, Derom CA, Vlietinck RF, Loos RJ, Cozen W, Hwang AE, Mack TM, He M, Ding X, Chang B, Silberg JL, Eaves LJ, Maes HH, Cutler TL, Hopper JL, Aujard K, Magnusson PK, Pedersen NL, Aslan AK, Song YM, Yang S, Lee K, Baker LA, Tuvblad C, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Beck-Nielsen H, Sodemann M, Heikkilä K, Tan Q, Zhang D, Swan GE, Krasnow R, Jang KL, Knafo-Noam A, Mankuta D, Abramson L, Lichtenstein P, Krueger RF, McGue M, Pahlen S, Tynelius P, Duncan GE, Buchwald D, Corley RP, Huibregtse BM, Nelson TL, Whitfield KE, Franz CE, Kremen WS, Lyons MJ, Ooki S, Brandt I, Nilsen TS, Inui F, Watanabe M, Bartels M, van Beijsterveldt TC, Wardle J, Llewellyn CH, Fisher A, Rebato E, Martin NG, Iwatani Y, Hayakawa K, Rasmussen F, Sung J, Harris JR, Willemsen G, Busjahn A, Goldberg JH, Boomsma DI, Hur YM, Sørensen TI, KaprioThe CODATwins Project: Silventoinen K, Jelenkovic A, Sund R, Honda C, Aaltonen S, Yokoyama Y, Tarnoki AD, Tarnoki DL, Ning F, Ji F, Pang Z, Ordoñana JR, Sánchez-Romera JF, Colodro-Conde L, Burt SA, Klump KL, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Kandler C, McAdams TA, Eley TC, Gregory AM, Saudino KJ, Dubois L, Boivin M, Haworth CM, Plomin R, Öncel SY, Aliev F, Stazi MA, Fagnani C, D'Ippolito C, Craig JM, Saffery R, Siribaddana SH, Hotopf M, Sumathipala A, Spector T, Mangino M, Lachance G, Gatz M, Butler DA, Bayasgalan G, Narandalai D, Freitas DL, Maia JA, Harden KP, Tucker-Drob EM, Christensen K, Skytthe A, Kyvik KO, Hong C, Chong Y, Derom CA, Vlietinck RF, Loos RJ, Cozen W, Hwang AE, Mack TM, He M, Ding X, Chang B, Silberg JL, Eaves LJ, Maes HH, Cutler TL, Hopper JL, Aujard K, Magnusson PK, Pedersen NL, Aslan AK, Song YM, Yang S, Lee K, Baker LA, Tuvblad C, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Beck-Nielsen H, Sodemann M, Heikkilä K, Tan Q, Zhang D, Swan GE, Krasnow R, Jang KL, Knafo-Noam A, Mankuta D, Abramson L, Lichtenstein P, Krueger RF, McGue M, Pahlen S, Tynelius P, Duncan GE, Buchwald D, Corley RP, Huibregtse BM, Nelson TL, Whitfield KE, Franz CE, Kremen WS, Lyons MJ, Ooki S, Brandt I, Nilsen TS, Inui F, Watanabe M, Bartels M, van Beijsterveldt TC, Wardle J, Llewellyn CH, Fisher A, Rebato E, Martin NG, Iwatani Y, Hayakawa K, Rasmussen F, Sung J, Harris JR, Willemsen G, Busjahn A, Goldberg JH, Boomsma DI, Hur YM, Sørensen TI, Kaprio J.Zygosity differences in height and body mass index of twins from infancy to old age: A study of the CODATwins project. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2015;18:557-70. doi: 10.1017/thg.2015.57.

28.Sandakumari GVN, Mendis V, Weerawansa MRP, Pilapitiya SD, Dahanayake NJ, Siribaddana SH. A postpartum woman with icterus: A case of G6PD deficiency in a female Galle Medical Journal 2015;20: 36-37

29.Kularatne SA, Weerakoon KG, Munasinghe R, Ralapanawa UK, Pathirage M. Trends of fluid requirement in dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever: a single centre experience in Sri Lanka. BMC Res Notes. 2015.Apr 8;8(1):

30.Kularatne SA, Dinamithra NP, Sivansuthan S, Weerakoon KG, Thillaimpalam B, Kalyanasundram V, Ranawana KB. Clinico-epidemiology of stings and envenoming of Hottentotta tumulus (Scorpiones: Buthidae), the Indian redscorpion from Jaffna Peninsula in northern Sri Lanka.Toxicon2015 Jan;93:85-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2014.11.225.

31.Fernando K, Jayasekara K, Warushahennadi J,Kumarasinghe I, Weerakoon K, Kularatne SA. Intentional ingestion of strychnos Nux-vomica seedscausing severe muscle spasms and cardiac arrest: a postmortem report. Wilderness Environ Med.2015 Mar;26(1):101-2.doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2014.08.006.

32.Weerakoon KG,Gobert GN,Cai P,McManus DP.in the Diagnosis of Human Schistosomiasis. Clinical Microbiology Reviews.2015;28(4):939-67. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00137-14

33.Sandakumari GVN, Mendis V, Weerawansa MRP, Pilapitiya SD, Dahanayake NJ, Siribaddana SH. A postpartum woman with icterus: A case of G6PD deficiency in a female Galle Medical Journal 2015;20: 36-37

34.Wickramasinghe A, Tulloch AD, Hayes RD, Chang CK, Broadbent M, Di Forti M, Murray RM, Iyegbe C, Stewart R. Associations between the schizophrenia susceptibility gene ZNF804A and clinical outcomes in psychosis. Translational Psychiatry 2015; 5:e698 doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/tp.2015.198

35.Anuruddha H Karunaratne, Buddhika TB Wijerathne, Ravihar S Wickramasinghe, Anura K Wijesinghe, Aloka SD Liyanage. A Rare Case of Vaginal Bleeding in a Child Due to a Leech Bite and Review of the Literature. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine