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Sonya Mansukhlal Kothadia

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Infectious Diseases
2424 Erwin Road, BOX_2714 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27705

Selected Publications

Impact of Mandatory Infectious Disease Specialist Approval on Hospital-Onset Clostridioides difficile Infection Rates and Testing Appropriateness.

Journal Article Clin Infect Dis · August 14, 2023 BACKGROUND: Inappropriate Clostridioides difficile testing is common in the hospital setting, leading to potential overdiagnosis of infection when single-step nucleic acid amplification testing is used. The potential role of infectious diseases (ID) specia ... Full text Link to item Cite

Neither Race nor Ethnicity Impact the Mortality of Residents of Veterans Affairs Community Living Center With COVID-19.

Journal Article J Am Med Dir Assoc · January 2023 OBJECTIVES: COVID-19 disproportionately affected nursing home residents and people from racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Nursing homes in the Veterans Affairs (VA) system, termed Community Living Centers (CLCs), belong to a national manag ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of fever thresholds in detection of COVID-19 in Department of Veterans Affairs Community Living Center residents.

Journal Article J Am Geriatr Soc · November 2021 BACKGROUND: Among nursing home residents, for whom age and frailty can blunt febrile responses to illness, the temperature used to define fever can influence the clinical recognition of COVID-19 symptoms. To assess the potential for differences in the defi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Appropriateness of C. difficile Testing With Clinical Support Tool Versus Mandatory Infectious Diseases Attending Approval

Conference Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology · October 2020 Background: In an effort to reduce inappropriate testing of hospital-onset Clostridioides difficile infection (HO-CDI), we sequentially implemented 2 strategies: an electronic health record-based cl ... Full text Cite

Photoactivated phytochromes interact with HEMERA and promote its accumulation to establish photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis.

Journal Article Genes Dev · August 15, 2012 Plant development is profoundly regulated by ambient light cues through the red/far-red photoreceptors, the phytochromes. Early phytochrome signaling events include the translocation of phytochromes from the cytoplasm to subnuclear domains called photobodi ... Full text Link to item Cite