Christopher C. Moore, MD

Christopher C. Moore, MD

Christopher  C.  Moore
Degree(s): MD
Graduate School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Primary Appointment: Assistant Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases and International Health
Research Interests:
Sepsis pathophysiology with particular interest in the role of the innate immune system; sepsis pathophysiology, management, and outcomes of HIV infected patients in sub-Saharan Africa.
Email Address: ccm5u@virginia.edu

Research Description

Sepsis pathophysiology with particular interest in the role of the innate immune system; sepsis pathophysiology, management, and outcomes of HIV infected patients in sub-Saharan Africa.


Selected Publications

Majwala A, Burke R, Patterson W, Pinkerton R, Muzoora C, Wilson LA, Moore CC. “Handheld point-of-care cerebrospinal fluid lactate testing predicts bacterial meningitis in Uganda”. Am J Trop Med Hyg. In press.

Huy NT, Thao NT, Tuan NA, Khiem NT, Moore CC, Thi Ngoc Diep D, Hirayama K. “Performance of thirteen clinical rules to distinguish bacterial and presumed viral meningitis in Vietnamese children”. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e48356

Doka NI, Jacob ST, Banura P, Moore CC, Meya D, Mayanja-Kizza H, Reynolds SJ, Scheld WM, Yuan W. “Enrichment of HIV-1 Subtype AD Recombinants in a Ugandan Cohort of Severely Septic Patients”. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e48356.

Jacob ST, Banura P, Baeten JM, Moore CC, Meya D, Nakiyingi L, Burke R, Horton CL, Iga B, Wald A, Reynolds SJ, Mayanja-Kizza H, Scheld WM. “The impact of early monitored management on survival in hospitalized adult Ugandan patients with severe sepsis: A prospective intervention study”. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul;40(7):2050-8.

Ssekitoleko R, Pinkerton R, Muhindo R, Bhagani S, Moore CC. “Aggregate evaluable organ dysfunction predicts in-hospital mortality from sepsis in Uganda.” Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Oct;85(4):697-702.

Ssekitoleko R, Jacob ST, Banura P, Pinkerton R, Meya DB, Reynolds SJ, Kenya-Mugisha N, Mayanja-Kizza H, Muhindo R, Bhagani S, Scheld WM, Moore CC. “Hypoglycemia at admission is associated with in-hospital mortality in Ugandan patients with severe sepsis.” Crit Care Med. Crit Care Med. 2011 Oct;39(10):2271-2276.

Accompanying editorial: Bellomo R, Egi M. “Hypoglycemia in sepsis: Biomarker, mediator, or both?” Crit Care Med. 2011 Oct;39(10):2367-9.

Clinical management of adult patients with complications of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 influenza: Emergency guidelines for the management of patients with severe respiratory distress and shock in district hospitals in limited-resource settings.  Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness (IMAI), Global Influenza Programme (GIP), Global Alert and Response (GAR), World Health Organization. May 2010.

Jacob ST, Moore CC, Banura P, Pinkerton R, Meya D, Opendi P, Reynolds SJ, Kenya-Mugisha N, Mayanja-Kizza H, Scheld WM; Promoting Resource-Limited Interventions for Sepsis Management in Uganda (PRISM-U) Study Group. Severe sepsis in two Ugandan hospitals: a prospective observational study of management and outcomes in a predominantly HIV-1 infected population. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 11;4(11):e7782.

CC Moore, ST Jacob, R Pinkerton, P Banura, DB Meya, SJ Reynolds, N Kenya-Mugisha, H Mayanja-Kizza, and W. Michael Scheld, “Treatment of severe sepsis with artemether-lumefantrine is associated with decreased mortality in Ugandan patients without malaria,” Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2009 May;80(5):723-8.

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