Dr Chaturaka   Rodrigo
Senior Lecturer

Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo

MBBS MRCP(UK) MD PhD FHEA

medicine-health
School of Medical Sciences

Chaturaka is a NHMRC investigator (Viral Immunology Systems Program, Kirby Institute), Senior Lecturer (Department of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences) and a physician. His research focus is on infectious diseases (Hepatitis C, Malaria, Dengue, Coronaviruses and Leptospirosis) and evolutionary biology of RNA viruses. He is also interested in evidence based medicine as an author affiliated to Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group, Liverpool, UK. He is currently an associate editor for BMC Infectious Diseases, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Systematic Reviews and Cochrane Clinical Answers.

Phone
+61 (2) 9065 2186
Location
Room 207, Level 2, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW Medicine

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Valencia BM; Cvejic E; Vollmer-Conna U; Hickie IB; Wakefield D; Li H; Pedergnana V; Rodrigo C; Lloyd AR, 2021, 'The severity of the pathogen-induced acute sickness response is affected by polymorphisms in genes of the NLRP3 inflammasome pathway', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 93, pp. 186 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2021.01.005
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Abayasingam A; Balachandran H; Agapiou D; Hammoud M; Rodrigo C; Keoshkerian E; Li H; Brasher NA; Christ D; Rouet R; Burnet D; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Turville S; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Fichter C; Brilot F; Mina M; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Dwyer D; Sasson SC; Tea F; Pilli D; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA, 2021, 'Long-term persistence of RBD+ memory B cells encoding neutralizing antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 infection', Cell Reports Medicine, vol. 2, pp. 100228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100228
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Sigera PC; Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; De Silva NL; Gomes L; Malavige GN; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2021, 'Dengue and post-infection fatigue: Findings from a prospective cohort-the Colombo Dengue Study', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 115, pp. 669 - 676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa110
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Adhikari A; Eltahla A; Lloyd AR; Rodrigo C; Agapiou D; Bull RA; Tedla N, 2021, 'Optimisation and validation of a new method for antibody dependent cellular phagocytosis in hepatitis C virus infection', Journal of Immunological Methods, vol. 495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jim.2021.113087
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Sigera PC; Weeratunga P; Deepika Fernando S; Lakshitha De Silva N; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2021, 'Rational use of ultrasonography with triaging of patients to detect dengue plasma leakage in resource limited settings: a prospective cohort study', Tropical Medicine and International Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13594
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Riaz N; Leung P; Barton K; Smith MA; Carswell S; Bull R; Lloyd AR; Rodrigo C, 2021, 'Adaptation of Oxford Nanopore technology for hepatitis C whole genome sequencing and identification of within-host viral variants', BMC Genomics, vol. 22, pp. 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-021-07460-1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Ranaweera D; Weerasena MS; Booso R; Wickramasekara T; Madurapperuma CP; Danansuriya M; Rodrigo C; Herath H, 2021, 'Success of malaria chemoprophylaxis for outbound civil and military travellers in prevention of reintroduction of malaria in Sri Lanka', International Health, vol. 12, pp. 332 - 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/INTHEALTH/IHZ094
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Adikari TN; Riaz N; Sigera C; Leung P; Valencia BM; Barton K; Smith MA; Bull RA; Li H; Luciani F; Weeratunga P; Thein TL; Lim VWX; Leo YS; Rajapakse S; Fink K; Lloyd AR; Fernando D; Rodrigo C, 2020, 'Single molecule, near full-length genome sequencing of dengue virus', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75374-1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2020, 'Clinical evidence for repurposing chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as antiviral agents: a systematic review', Clinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 26, pp. 979 - 987, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.05.016
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Brasher NA; Eltahla AA; Underwood A; Boo I; Rizzetto S; Walker MR; Rodrigo C; Luciani F; Maher L; Drummer HE; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Bull RA, 2020, 'B cell immunodominance in primary hepatitis C virus infection', Journal of Hepatology, vol. 72, pp. 670 - 679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2019.11.011
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Tissera HA; Jayamanne BDW; Raut R; Janaki SMD; Tozan Y; Samaraweera PC; Liyanage P; Ghouse A; Rodrigo C; de Silva AM; Fernando SD, 2020, 'Severe dengue epidemic, Sri Lanka, 2017', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 26, pp. 682 - 691, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2604.190435
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Helbig KJ; Bull RA; Ambrose R; Beard MR; Blanchard H; Böcking T; Chua B; Colmant AMG; Crosse KM; Purcell DFJ; Fraser J; Hayward JA; Hamilton ST; Husain M; MacDiarmid R; MacKenzie JM; Moseley GW; Nguyen THO; Quiñones-Mateu ME; Robinson K; Rodrigo C; Rodriguez-Andres J; Rudd PA; Werno A; White P; Young P; Speck P; Hibma M; Drummer HE; Tachedjian G, 2020, 'Tenth scientific biennial meeting of the australasian virology society - AVS10 2019', Viruses, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v12060621
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Nega J; Taye S; Million Y; Rodrigo C; Eshetie S, 2020, 'Antiretroviral treatment failure and associated factors among HIV patients on first-line antiretroviral treatment in Sekota, northeast Ethiopia', AIDS Research and Therapy, vol. 17, pp. 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12981-020-00294-z
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Gnanathasan A, 2020, 'Adjunct treatment in snakebite envenoming: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 114, pp. 847 - 857, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa062
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando D, 2020, 'Tafenoquine for preventing relapse in people with Plasmodium vivax malaria', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2020, pp. CD010458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010458.pub3
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2020, 'Compliance with primary malaria chemoprophylaxis: Is weekly prophylaxis better than daily prophylaxis?', Patient Preference and Adherence, vol. 14, pp. 2215 - 2223, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S255561
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Dharmawardena P; Premaratne R; Mendis K; Wickemasinghe R; Rodrigo C; Harintheran A; Fernando D, 2019, 'Effectiveness of passive case detection for imported malaria in a hospital setting in Sri Lanka during the prevention of re-introduction phase of malaria', International Health, vol. 11, pp. 64 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihy061
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Luciani F, 2019, 'Dynamic interactions between RNA viruses and human hosts unravelled by a decade of next generation sequencing', Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, vol. 1863, pp. 511 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2018.12.003
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Leung P; Lloyd AR; Bull RA; Luciani F; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Bruneau J; Cox AL; Osburn W; Kim AY; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Schinkel J; Prins M; Hellard M; Eltahla AA, 2019, 'Genomic variability of within-host hepatitis C variants in acute infection', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 26, pp. 476 - 484, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13051
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Abayasingam A; Leung P; Eltahla A; Bull RA; Luciani F; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Bruneau J; Cox AL; Kim AY; Schinkel J; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Hellard M; Prins M; Lloyd A; Rodrigo C, 2019, 'Genomic characterization of hepatitis C virus transmitted founder variants with deep sequencing', Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol. 71, pp. 36 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2019.02.032
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Sigera PC; Amarasekara R; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; De Silva NL; Huang CH; Sahoo MK; Pinsky BA; Pillai DR; Tissera HA; Jayasinghe S; Handunnetti S; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Risk prediction for severe disease and better diagnostic accuracy in early dengue infection; The Colombo dengue study', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 19, pp. 680, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4304-9
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; De Silva NL; Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; Sigera C; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Carica papaya extract in dengue: A systematic review and meta-analysis', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 19, pp. 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12906-019-2678-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Keragala BSDP; Herath HMMTB; Keragala TS; Malavi MAMH; Rodrigo C; Gunasekera CN, 2019, 'A seven-year retrospective analysis of patch test data in a cohort of patients with contact dermatitis in Sri Lanka', BMC Dermatology, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12895-019-0090-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Tafenoquine for primary and terminal prophylaxis of malaria in apparently healthy people: A systematic review', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 113, pp. 579 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trz052
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Herath HMMTB; Udeshika WAE; Samarawickrama SSM; Yogendranathan N; Jayamali WD; Kulatunga A; Rodrigo C, 2019, 'Prediction of plasma leakage phase of dengue in resource limited settings', Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, vol. 7, pp. 279 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2018.10.006
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Tedla N; Thomas S; Polly P; Herbert C; Velan G; Saunders DN, 2019, 'Using Narratives to Teach Students Enrolled in Science and Medical Science Bachelor’s Degree Programs', Medical Science Educator, vol. 29, pp. 357 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40670-019-00698-1
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2019, 'Primaquine or tafenoquine for preventing malaria in people travelling to or living in endemic areas', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd012242.pub2
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Herath HMMTB; Keragala BSDP; Udeshika WAE; Samarawickrama SSM; Pahalagamage SP; Kulatunga A; Rodrigo C, 2018, 'Knowledge, attitudes and skills in melanoma diagnosis among doctors: A cross sectional study from Sri Lanka', BMC Research Notes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3499-y
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando D; Wijeyaratne P; Wickremasinghe R; Abeyasinghe RR; Galappaththy GNL; Wickremasinghe R; Hapugoda M; Abeywickrema WA; Rodrigo C, 2018, 'Use of a public-private partnership in malaria elimination efforts in Sri Lanka; A case study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3008-y
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Weeratunga P; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2018, 'Amphotericin B for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective comparative clinical studies including dose-ranging studies', Clinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 24, pp. 591 - 598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2017.11.008
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Tissera HA; Samaraweera PC; Jayamanne BDW; Janaki MDS; U Chulasiri MPP; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2018, 'Use of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis in integrated vector control of Aedes sp. in Sri Lanka: a prospective controlled effectiveness study', Tropical Medicine and International Health, vol. 23, pp. 229 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13015
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Herath HMMTB; Withana M; Gamage R; Rodrigo C, 2018, 'Is there a delay in seeking medical care after the first seizure in "resource limited settings": A pilot study from Sri Lanka', BMC Research Notes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3887-3
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; de Silva NL; Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2017, 'Prophylactic and therapeutic interventions for bleeding in dengue: A systematic review', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 111, pp. 433 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx079
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Wee I; Lo A; Rodrigo C, 2017, 'Drug treatment of scrub typhus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 111, pp. 336 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx066
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Dharmawardena P; Rodrigo C; Mendis K; De A W Gunasekera WMKT; Premaratne R; Ringwald P; Fernando D, 2017, 'Response of imported malaria patients to antimalarial medicines in Sri Lanka following malaria elimination', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188613
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    De Silva NL; Parththipan B; Rodrigo C; Constantine G; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2017, 'Peer assisted learning among Sri Lankan medical undergraduates: A cross sectional study', BMC Research Notes, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-2920-2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; de Silva NL; Fernando SD, 2017, 'Prophylaxis of human toxoplasmosis: a systematic review', Pathogens and Global Health, vol. 111, pp. 333 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20477724.2017.1370528
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Booso R; Dharmawardena P; Harintheran A; Raviraj K; Rodrigo C; Danansuriya M; Wickremasinghe R, 2017, 'The need for preventive and curative services for malaria when the military is deployed in endemic overseas territories: A case study and lessons learned', Military Medical Research, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40779-017-0128-3
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Gnanathasan A, 2017, 'Management of scorpion envenoming: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials', Systematic Reviews, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0469-8
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Kirushanthan S; Gnanathasan A, 2017, 'Prevention of krait bites by sleeping above ground: preliminary results from an observational pilot study', Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12995-017-0156-7
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Eltahla AA; Rodrigo C; Betz-Stablein B; Grebely J; Applegate T; Luciani F; Schinkel J; Dore GJ; Page K; Bruneau J; Morris MD; Cox AL; Kim AY; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Hellard M; Prins M; Lloyd AR; Bull RA, 2017, 'Analysis of resistance-associated substitutions in acute hepatitis C virus infection by deep sequencing across six genotypes and three continents', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 24, pp. 37 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12615
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Walker MR; Leung P; Eltahla AA; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Dwivedi S; Bruneau J; Morris MD; Cox AL; Osburn W; Kim AY; Schinkel J; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Hellard M; Prins M; Luciani F; Lloyd AR; Bull RA, 2017, 'Limited naturally occurring escape in broadly neutralizing antibody epitopes in hepatitis C glycoprotein E2 and constrained sequence usage in acute infection', Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol. 49, pp. 88 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2017.01.006
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Eltahla AA; Bull RA; Luciani F; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Bruneau J; Morris MD; Cox AL; Osburn W; Kim AY; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Schinkel J; Prins M; Hellard M; Lloyd AR, 2017, 'Phylogenetic analysis of full-length, early infection, hepatitis C virus genomes among people with intravenous drug use: the InC3 Study', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 24, pp. 43 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12616
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Eltahla AA; Leung P; Pirozyan MR; Rodrigo C; Grebely J; Applegate T; Maher L; Luciani F; Lloyd AR; Bull RA, 2017, 'Dynamic evolution of hepatitis C virus resistance-associated substitutions in the absence of antiviral treatment', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep41719
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Weeratunga P; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2017, 'Control methods for Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012759
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Samarakoon L; Fernanado T; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2017, 'Acute kidney injury due to preventable infections and envenomation: experiences from a tertiary care centre in Sri Lanka', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 47, pp. 343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13367
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; Niloofa R; Fernando N; de Silva NL; Rodrigo C; Maduranga S; Nandasiri N; Premawansa S; Karunanayake L; de Silva HJ; Handunnetti S, 2016, 'A Diagnostic Scoring Model for Leptospirosis in Resource Limited Settings.', PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol. 10, pp. e0004513 - e0004513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004513
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando N; Wickremesinghe S; Niloofa R; Rodrigo C; Karunanayake L; De Silva HJ; Wickremesinghe AR; Premawansa S; Rajapakse S; Handunnetti SM, 2016, 'Protein carbonyl as a biomarker of oxidative stress in severe leptospirosis, and its usefulness in differentiating leptospirosis from dengue infections', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0156085
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Samaranayake N; Fernando SD; Neththikumara NF; Rodrigo C; Karunaweera ND; Dissanayake VHW, 2016, 'Association of HLA class I and II genes with cutaneous leishmaniasis: A case control study from Sri Lanka and a systematic review', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1626-8
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Dharmawardana P; Semege S; Epasinghe G; Senanayake N; Rodrigo C; Premaratne R, 2016, 'The risk of imported malaria in security forces personnel returning from overseas missions in the context of prevention of re-introduction of malaria to Sri Lanka', Malaria Journal, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1204-y
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Bull RA; Eltahla AA; Rodrigo C; Koekkoek SM; Walker M; Pirozyan MR; Betz-Stablein B; Toepfer A; Laird M; Oh S; Heiner C; Maher L; Schinkel J; Lloyd AR; Luciani F, 2016, 'A method for near full-length amplification and sequencing for six hepatitis C virus genotypes', BMC Genomics, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2575-8
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Eltahla AA; Bull RA; Grebely J; Dore GJ; Applegate T; Page K; Bruneau J; Morris MD; Cox AL; Osburn W; Kim AY; Schinkel J; Shoukry NH; Lauer GM; Maher L; Hellard M; Prins M; Estes C; Razavi H; Lloyd AR; Luciani F, 2016, 'Historical Trends in the Hepatitis C Virus Epidemics in North America and Australia', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 214, pp. 1383 - 1389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiw389
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Dharmawardana P; Epasinghe G; Senanayake N; Rodrigo C; Premaratne R; Wickremasinghe R, 2016, 'Contribution of the private sector healthcare service providers to malaria diagnosis in a prevention of re-introduction setting', Malaria Journal, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1570-5
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; Roshan Niloofa MJ; Fernando N; Rodrigo C; Maduranga S; De Silva NL; Janaka De Silva H; Karunanayake L; Handunnetti S, 2016, 'Clinical and laboratory associations of severity in a Sri Lankan cohort of patients with serologically confirmed leptospirosis: A prospective study', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 110, pp. 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trw018
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Herath TB; Withana M; Rodrigo C; Gamage R; Gamage C, 2016, 'Prevalence and associations for symptoms of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: A Sri Lankan experience', International Journal of Mental Health Systems, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13033-016-0079-1
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Fernando SD, 2016, 'Primaquine or tafenoquine for preventing malaria in people travelling to or living in endemic areas', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012242
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Weeratunga P; Niloofa MJR; Fernando N; Rodrigo C; Maduranga S; Fernando NL; de Silva HJ; Karunanayake L; Handunnetti S, 2015, 'Clinical and laboratory associations of severity in a Sri Lankan cohort of patients with serologically confirmed leptospirosis: A prospective study', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 109, pp. 710 - 716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trv079
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Balaji K; Fernando SD, 2015, 'Atypical manifestations of leptospirosis', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 109, pp. 294 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trv026
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Ainan S; Premaratne RG; Rodrigo C; Jayanetti SR; Rajapakse S, 2015, 'Challenges to malaria surveillance following elimination of indigenous transmission: Findings from a hospital-based study in rural Sri Lanka', International Health, vol. 7, pp. 317 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihv046
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Maduranga S; Withana M; Fernando D; Rajapakse S, 2015, 'Knowledge seeking behaviours of pre interns and early career doctors in Sri Lanka: A cross sectional study Medical Education', BMC Research Notes, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-015-1600-3
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Handunnetti SM; Fernando DD, 2015, 'Current immunological and molecular tools for leptospirosis: Diagnostics, vaccine design, and biomarkers for predicting severity', Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12941-014-0060-2
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2015, 'Tafenoquine for preventing relapse in people with Plasmodium vivax malaria', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010458.pub2
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Eugene EJ; Handunnetti SM; Wickramasinghe SA; Kalugalage TL; Rodrigo C; Wickremesinghe H; Dikmadugoda N; Somaratne P; De Silva HJ; Rajapakse S, 2015, 'Evaluation of two immunodiagnostic tests for early rapid diagnosis of leptospirosis in Sri Lanka: A preliminary study', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1080-z
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Gooneratne L, 2015, 'Rituximab in the treatment of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 79, pp. 709 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.12498
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Witharana C; Wijesiriwardhana P; Jayasekara K; Kumari P; Rodrigo C, 2015, 'Awareness of female malignancies among women and their partners in Southern Sri Lanka and implications for screening: A cross sectional study Health behavior, health promotion and society', BMC Public Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2531-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Chang T; Rodrigo C; Samarakoon L, 2015, 'Spontaneous intracranial hypotension presenting as thunderclap headache: a case report', BMC research notes, vol. 8, pp. 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-015-1068-1
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; de Silva NL; Goonaratne R; Samarasekara K; Wijesinghe I; Parththipan B; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'High dose corticosteroids in severe leptospirosis: A systematic review', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 108, pp. 743 - 750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/tru148
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Maduranga S; Rajapakse AC, 2014, 'Corticosteroids in the treatment of dengue shock syndrome', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol. 7, pp. 137 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S55380
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Gnanathasan A; Rodrigo C, 2014, 'Pulmonary effects and complications of snakebites', Chest, vol. 146, pp. 1403 - 1412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.13-2674
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    de Silva NL; Damayanthi H; Rajapakse AC; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'Leukotriene receptor antagonists for chronic urticaria: A systematic review', Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1710-1492-10-24
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SDE; Rodrigo C; de Silva N; Semege S; Rajapakse S; Samaranayake N; Senenayake S; Premaratne RGA, 2014, 'Educating the security forces, a high risk group in malaria elimination efforts: an example from Sri Lanka', International health, vol. 6, pp. 196 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihu044
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Withana M; Rodrigo C; Shivanthan MC; Warnakulasooriya S; Wimalachandra M; Gooneratne L; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome presenting with acanthocytosis and splenic and retroperitoneal lymphangioma: A case report', Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-8-390
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Gunatilake SSC; Yapa LG; Gallala M; Gamlath R; Rodrigo C; Wimalaratna H, 2014, 'Lemierre's syndrome secondary to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection presenting with cardiac tamponade, a rare disease with a life-threatening presentation: a case report', International Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12245-014-0039-y
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Withana M; Rodrigo C; Gnanathasan A; Gooneratne L, 2014, 'Presumptive thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura following a hump-nosed viper (Hypnale hypnale) bite: A case report', Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1678-9199-20-26
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Fernando D; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'Pharmacological management of tetanus: An evidence-based review', Critical Care, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/cc13797
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Withana M; Rodrigo C; Chang T; Karunanayake P; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'Dengue fever presenting with acute cerebellitis: A case report', BMC Research Notes, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-125
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    De Silva NL; Samarasekara K; Rodrigo C; Samarakoon L; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'Why do doctors emigrate from Sri Lanka? A survey of medical undergraduates and new graduates', BMC Research Notes, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-918
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; de Silva NL; Gunaratne R; Rajapakse S; De Silva VA; Hanwella R, 2014, 'Lower estimated glomerular filtration rates in patients on long term lithium: A comparative study and a meta-analysis of literature', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-14-4
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    De Silva NL; Niloofa M; Fernando N; Karunanayake L; Rodrigo C; De Silva HJ; Premawansa S; Handunnetti SM; Rajapakse S, 2014, 'Changes in full blood count parameters in leptospirosis: A prospective study', International Archives of Medicine, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1755-7682-7-31
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Kalugalage T; Rodrigo C; Vithanage T; Somaratne P; De Silva HJ; Handunnetti S; Rajapakse S, 2013, 'Low serum total nitrite and nitrate levels in severe leptospirosis', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-206
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Ranasinghe HM; Ranasinghe N; Rodrigo C; Seneviratne RDA; Rajapakse S, 2013, 'Awareness of breast cancer among adolescent girls in Colombo, Sri Lanka: A school based study', BMC Public Health, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-1209
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Fernando T; Rajapakse S; De Silva V; Hanwella R, 2013, 'Caregiver strain and symptoms of depression among principal caregivers of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder in Sri Lanka', International Journal of Mental Health Systems, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-4458-7-2
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Gooneratne L, 2013, 'Dapsone for primary immune thrombocytopenia in adults and children: An evidence-based review', Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol. 11, pp. 1946 - 1953, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jth.12371
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Samarakoon L; Fernando T; Rodrigo C, 2013, 'Learning styles and approaches to learning among medical undergraduates and postgraduates', BMC Medical Education, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6920-13-42
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Chrishan Shivanthan M; Samaranayake N; Rodrigo C; Deepika Fernando S, 2013, 'Antibiotics for human toxoplasmosis: A systematic review of randomized trials', Pathogens and Global Health, vol. 107, pp. 162 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2047773213Y.0000000094
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando T; Rodrigo C; Samarakoon L; Navinan MR; Dandeniya C; Constantine G; Rajapakse S, 2013, 'Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic manifestations of cardiac involvement in leptospirosis', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 107, pp. 457 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trt038
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Amarasuriya M; Wickramasinghe S; Constantine GR, 2013, 'Therapeutic momentum: A concept opposite to therapeutic inertia', International Journal of Clinical Practice, vol. 67, pp. 97 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12043
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Henegama T; Hanwella R, 2013, 'Life threatening self starvation; A case report', BMC Research Notes, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-6-36
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Samarakoon L; Rajapakse S; Lanerolle R; Sheriff R, 2013, 'Kidney disease in the elderly: a Sri Lankan perspective.', Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia, vol. 24, pp. 1285 - 1290, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-2442.121282
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2013, 'Tafenoquine for Plasmodium vivax malaria infection', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010458
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Navinan MR; Rodrigo C; Fernando T; Rajapakse S; Samarakoon L, 2013, 'Early warning scores: Do they predict mortality in practice?', Journal of Acute Medicine, vol. 3, pp. 31 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacme.2012.12.003
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse AC, 2013, 'Isolated hypomagnesemia in a patient treated with capecitabine', Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice, vol. 19, pp. 254 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1078155212455445
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Fernando T; Samarakoon L; Dandeniya C; Wattegama M; Wanniarachchi N; Jayananda G; Rajapakse S, 2013, 'Acute coronary events during alcohol withdrawal', Addiction, vol. 108, pp. 222 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12057
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Welgama S; Wijeratne T; Weligepola R; Rajapakse S; Jayananda G, 2013, 'A prospective cohort study on the role of nonspecialist staff in preventing relapses and improving clinic attendance of patients with schizophrenia', Indian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 55, pp. 74 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0019-5545.105518
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; de Silva A; Lanerolle R, 2013, 'Symptoms of anxiety among patients with chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka.', Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia, vol. 24, pp. 1256 - 1257, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-2442.121302
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Herath S; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse L, 2012, 'Clinical features and sociodemographic factors affecting Trichomonas vaginalis infection in women attending a central sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Sri Lanka', Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, vol. 33, pp. 25 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0253-7184.93813
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Gnanathasan A; Rodrigo C; Peranantharajah T; Coonghe A, 2012, 'Case report: Saw-scaled viper bites in Sri Lanka: Is it a different subspecies? Clinical evidence from an authenticated case series', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 86, pp. 254 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0447
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Samarakoon L; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2012, 'A meta-analysis of magnesium for tetanus', Anaesthesia, vol. 67, pp. 1370 - 1374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anae.12020
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse A, 2012, 'Treatment of dengue fever', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol. 5, pp. 103 - 112
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Gamakaranage C; Rodrigo C; Samarawickrama S; Wijayaratne D; Jayawardane M; Karunanayake P; Jayasinghe S, 2012, 'Dengue hemorrhagic fever and severe thrombocytopenia in a patient on mandatory anticoagulation; balancing two life threatening conditions; a case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-12-272
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Fernando D, 2012, 'Scrub typhus: Pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and prognosis', Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, vol. 5, pp. 261 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1995-7645(12)60036-4
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Weerasinghe S; Jeevagan V; Rajapakse S; Constantine G, 2012, 'Addressing the relationship between cardiac hypertrophy and ischaemic stroke: An observational study', International Archives of Medicine, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1755-7682-5-32
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2012, 'Parallel Researching with Online Collaboration (PROC), a new cost effective model for multicentre multinational research', Biodiscovery, http://dx.doi.org/10.7750/biodiscovery.2012.2.3
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Ranasinghe N; Wijayaratne D; Navinan R; Fernando D; Rajapakse S, 2012, 'Problematic internet behaviours among university students in Sri Lanka', Asian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 5, pp. 275 - 276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2011.12.008
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Chang T; Rodrigo C; Ranawaka N; Atukorala I, 2012, 'Multiple ring-enhancing cerebral lesions in systemic lupus erythematosis: A case report', Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-6-172
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Samarakoon L; Ranawaka N; Rodrigo C; Constantine GR; Goonarathne L, 2012, 'Fanconi anaemia with bilateral diffuse pulmonary arterio venous fistulae: A case report', BMC Blood Disorders, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2326-12-1
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Gamakaranage CSSK; Rodrigo C; Weerasinghe S; Gnanathasan A; Puvanaraj V; Fernando H, 2011, 'Complications and management of acute copper sulphate poisoning; A case discussion', Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6673-6-34
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Epa D; Sriram G; Jayasinghe S, 2011, 'Acute coronary ischemia during alcohol withdrawal: A case report', Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-5-369
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2011, 'Chemoprophylaxis in malaria: Drugs, evidence of efficacy and costs', Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, vol. 4, pp. 330 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1995-7645(11)60098-9
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Gamakaranage CSSSK; Epa DS; Gnanathasan A; Rajapakse S, 2011, 'Hypothyroidism causing paralytic ileus and acute kidney injury - Case report', Thyroid Research, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-6614-4-7
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando D; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2011, 'Primaquine in vivax malaria: An update and review on management issues', Malaria Journal, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-10-351
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Fernando SD, 2011, 'Drug treatment of scrub typhus', Tropical Doctor, vol. 41, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/td.2010.100311
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Fernando SD; Rajapakse S, 2011, 'Current evidence on the use of antifilarial agents in the management of bancroftian filariasis', Journal of Tropical Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/175941
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Gamakaranage CS; Rodrigo C; Jayasinghe S; Rajapakse S, 2011, 'Hypokalemic paralysis associated with cystic disease of the kidney: Case report', BMC Nephrology, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-12-16
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Herath S; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2011, 'Improving diagnosis of Trichomonas Vaginalis infection in resource limited health care settings in Sri Lanka', Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, vol. 3, pp. 324 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-777X.91051
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Sheriff R; Rajapakse S; Lanerolle RD; Sheriff R, 2011, 'A two-year retrospective analysis of renal transplant patients in Sri Lanka.', Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia, vol. 22, pp. 174 - 178
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Atukorala I, 2011, 'Delay in diagnosis of generalized miliary tuberculosis with osseo-articular involvement: A case report', Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-5-512
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Haniffa R, 2010, 'Developing a clinically relevant classification to predict mortality in severe leptospirosis', Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock, vol. 3, pp. 213 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-2700.66519
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse A, 2010, 'Atypical manifestations of chikungunya infection', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 104, pp. 89 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.07.031
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fernando SD; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'The 'hidden' burden of malaria: Cognitive impairment following infection', Malaria Journal, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-9-366
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Ranasinghe C; Rodrigo C, 2010, 'Corticosteroid therapy in dengue infection- opinions of junior doctors', JOURNAL OF GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol. 2, pp. 199 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-777X.62861
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'Looking at Complicating Non-Biological Issues in Women with HIV', JOURNAL OF GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol. 2, pp. 15 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-777X.59246
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'HIV, poverty and women', International Health, vol. 2, pp. 9 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.inhe.2009.12.003
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S; Jayananda G, 2010, 'The 'antisocial' person: An insight in to biology, classification and current evidence on treatment', Annals of General Psychiatry, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1744-859X-9-31
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Welgama S; Gurusinghe J; Wijeratne T; Jayananda G; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'Symptoms of anxiety and depression in adolescent students; a perspective from Sri Lanka', Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-2000-4-10
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Perera S; Adhikari M; Rajapakse A; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'Cognitive impairment and symptoms of depression among geriatric patients in a tertiary care unit in Sri Lanka', Indian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 52, pp. 279 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0019-5545.71000
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Ranasinghe CC; Rodrigo PC; Premaratne S; Adikari AMMC; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'An audit on the care of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a tertiary care medical clinic in Sri Lanka', International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, vol. 30, pp. 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0973-3930.66517
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo PC; Selvachandran J, 2010, 'Management of acute coronary syndrome in a tertiary care general medical unit in Sri Lanka: How closely do we follow the guidelines?', Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, vol. 35, pp. 421 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2710.2009.01115.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Sheriff R; Rajapakse S; Lanerolle RD; Sheriff R, 2010, 'A two-year retrospective analysis of renal transplant patients in Sri Lanka', Indian Journal of Transplantation, vol. 4, pp. 15 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2212-0017(11)60042-7
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Lanerolle R; Arambepola C, 2010, 'Adequacy of hemodialysis in patients with chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka: a prospective study.', Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia, vol. 21, pp. 1145 - 1146
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Welgama S; Gunawardana A; Maithripala C; Jayananda G; Rajapakse S, 2010, 'A retrospective analysis of cannabis use in a cohort of mentally ill patients in Sri Lanka and its implications on policy development', Substance Abuse: Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1747-597X-5-16
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2009, 'Current Status of HIV/AIDS in South Asia', JOURNAL OF GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol. 1, pp. 93 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-777X.56249
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Rajapakse S, 2009, 'Cannabis and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a review of clinical studies.', Indian J Psychol Med, vol. 31, pp. 62 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0253-7176.63575
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Rajapakse A; Kirthinanda D; Wijeratne S, 2009, 'Renal replacement therapy in sepsis-induced acute renal failure.', Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia, vol. 20, pp. 553 - 559
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rajapakse S; Rodrigo C; Wijewickrema ES, 2009, 'Management of Sepsis-Induced Acute Kidney Injury', Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care, vol. 1, pp. 3 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljcc.v1i1.937
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C; Muhuthar R, 2009, 'Acceptance of ligation and resection of tubes for contraception in Sri Lanka', Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, vol. 35, pp. 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1783/147118909789587231
  • Conference Presentations | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Sazzad H; Arroyo B; Bull R; Lloyd A; Rodrigo C, 2021, 'Optimised approach for high throughput hepatitis C virus amplification for transmission cluster identification in Australian prisons', presented at 16th National Scientific Workshop of the Australian Center for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research, Bowral, Australia
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Adhikari A; Rodrigo C; Bull R; Tedla N, 2021, 'Increase in antibody-dependent phagocytosis in a subset of HCV patients with anti-envelope antibodies', presented at 16th National Scientific Workshop of the Australian Center for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research, Bowral, Australia
    Other | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2020, For people with intestinal helminths, what is the effect of anthelmintic drugs?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.3139
    Other | 2020
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2020, How do different anthelmintic drug regimens compare for treating ascariasis?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.3141
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Crawford LC; Whybrow D; Rodrigo C; Riaz N; Higgins G, 2019, 'The first patient with hepatitis C genotype 8 infection in Australia', in Pathology, Elsevier BV, Vol. 51, pp. S135 - S135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2018.12.391
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Popping S; Fourati S; Howe A; Di Maio VC; Tay E; Rodrigo C; Cunningham E; Kjellin M; Sfalcin J; Gomes P; Poljak M; Lunar M; Sayan M; Mor O; Salmon D; Usubillaga R; Omar M; Garcia-Bujalance S; Tellez F; Fuentes A; Seguin-Devaux C; Soulier A; Lloyd A; Grebely J; Aragri M; Lennerstrand J; Kaiser R; Zhigalkina P; Chulanov V; De Knegt RJ; Douglas M; Silberstein FC; Harrigan R; Garcia FG; Boucher CA; Pawlotsky J-M, 2019, 'THE GLOBAL PREVALENCE OF RESISTANCE ASSOCIATED SUBSTITUTIONS (RASS) IN "UNUSUAL" HCV SUBTYPES', in HEPATOLOGY, WILEY, Boston, MA, Vol. 70, pp. 77A - 78A, presented at Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting, Boston, MA, 08 November 2019 - 12 November 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488653500117&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Howe A; De Salazar A; Aragri M; Popping S; Fourati S; Tay E; Rodrigo C; Cunningham E; Kjellin M; Fernando Fay F; Newton E; Sfalcin J; Gomes P; Boucher CA; De Knegt R; Poljak M; Lunar M; Salmon D; Usubillaga R; Sayan M; Mor O; Seguin-Devaux C; Lloyd A; Pawlotsky J-M; Grebely J; Lennerstrand J; Knops E; Kaiser R; Chulanov V; Rincon P; Martinez-Sapina A; Galera C; Douglas M; Silberstein FC; Harrigan R; Garcia Garcia F, 2019, 'GENOTYPE MISCLASSIFICATION NEGATIVELY IMPACT THE CHOICE OF REGIMENS AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEPATITIS C', in HEPATOLOGY, WILEY, Boston, MA, Vol. 70, pp. 318A - 319A, presented at Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting, Boston, MA, 08 November 2019 - 12 November 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488653501070&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Other | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2019, What are the benefits and harms of deworming drugs in children living in soil-transmitted intestinal worm endemic areas?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.943
    Other | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2019, What are the effects of deworming drugs for children living in endemic areas?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2726
    Other | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2019, What adverse events can people taking macrolide antibiotics experience?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2437
    Other | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2019, What are the effects of albendazole alone or in combination with microfilaricidal drugs for people with lymphatic filariasis?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2451
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Fourati S; Silberstein FC; Howe A; De Salazar A; Popping S; Di Maio VC; Tay E; Rodrigo C; Cunningham E; Kjellin M; Sfalcin J; Gomes P; Poljak M; Lunar M; Sayan M; Mor O; Salmon D; Usubillaga R; Seguin-Devaux C; Boucher CA; Poiteau L; Lloyd A; Grebely J; Lennerstrand J; Kaiser R; Zhigalkina P; Fernando Fay F; Aragri M; Chulanov V; Garcia-Deltoro M; Cabezas J; Carlos Alados J; De Knegt RJ; Douglas M; Garcia FG; Harrigan R; Pawlotsky J-M, 2019, 'HCV RESISTANCE PATTERNS IN A WORLDWIDE NETWORK OF COHORTS OF GT-3a INFECTED PATIENTS', in HEPATOLOGY, WILEY, Boston, MA, Vol. 70, pp. 180A - 181A, presented at Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting, Boston, MA, 08 November 2019 - 12 November 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488653500277&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Other | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2018, What are the effects of probiotics for adults and children being treated with antibiotics?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2047
    Other | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2018, What are the benefits and harms of smectite (diosmectite) for children with acute infectious diarrhea?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2146
    Other | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2018, How does oral ivermectin compare with topical permethrin for people with scabies?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2156
    Other | 2018
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2018, What are the effects of face-to-face interventions for informing or educating parents about early childhood vaccination?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.2193
    Other | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2016, How do community-level interventions affect the use of condoms for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.1137
    Other | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Rodrigo C, 2016, How does the timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy affect outcomes in HIV-infected, treatment-naive children aged 2 to 5 years?, Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cca.1084
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Withana MR; Herath TB; Rodrigo C; Gamage C; Gamage R, 2016, 'Bradykinesia, low monthly income and current employment are associated with depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: Results of a study from Sri Lanka', in MOVEMENT DISORDERS, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Berlin, GERMANY, pp. S483 - S483, presented at 20th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Berlin, GERMANY, 19 June 2016 - 23 June 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000382559802228&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Chaturaka Rodrigo
    Herath T; Withana M; Rodrigo C; Gamage R; Gamge C, 2016, 'Prevalence and associations for depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: A Sri Lankan experience', in MOVEMENT DISORDERS, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Manila, PHILIPPINES, pp. S33 - S35, presented at 5th Asian and Oceanian Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress, Manila, PHILIPPINES, 11 March 2016 - 13 March 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372807900058&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Awards

  1. Paper of the Month, December 2020, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW 
  2. Award for Adaptability and Innovation in Pathology teaching, 2020, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW
  3. Paper of the Month, January 2020, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW 
  4. University award for teaching excellence (early career and rising star), UNSW Sydney, 2019
  5. Robert Dixon award for the best presentation (Hepatitis) at the annual workshop of the Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research. Canungra, QLD, Australia 2019
  6. Award for teaching excellence (early career staff), Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney 2018
  7. University International Postgraduate Research Award / Scholarship for PhD studies, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. 2014 – 2017
  8. Top-up scholarship for PhD studies, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney. 2014-2017
  9. Robert Dixon award for the best oral presentation at the annual workshop of the Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research. Barossa Valley, SA, Australia 2017
  10. Paper of the Month, October 2016, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW
  11. Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference Scholarship. Gold coast, Australia. 2016
  12. New Investigator Scholarship, 5th International symposium on hepatitis care in substance users. Oslo, Norway. 2016
  13. Victorian infectious diseases reference laboratory (VIDRL) educational grant (Hepatitis). Awarded at the annual workshop of the Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research. Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia 2015
  14. Training fellowship. Cochrane infectious diseases group. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. 2014 
  15. Excellence award for the most outstanding junior researcher of Sri Lanka awarded by the Committee of Vice-chancellors and Directors (CVCD). 2012
  16. Award for scientific publications by the President of Sri Lanka 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  17. University Research Award for best researcher in Faculty of Medicine, 2014. University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Grants

Investigator Initiated Research grant, Seqirus Australia (Industry grant), Prevalence of missed Q fever in Australia, 2021-2022

H2Seq: Viral genomics for public health interventions in HIV and HCV - Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), 2021 - 2026

NHMRC Investigator grant (Emerging Leader 1 category), 2020 - 2024

SOMS Early Career Research support grant 2018 -2019

Research Infrastructure Support Scheme (3 grants) , UNSW 2017, 2018

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