Chokechai Rongkavilit, MD

Title(s)Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address155 N Fresno St
Fresno CA 93701
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    Wayne State University School of Medicine2007Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Wayne State University School of Medicine2011College Teaching Award
    Wayne State University School of Medicine2013Faculty of the Year (Medicine-Pediatrics Residency)
    Valley Children's Hospital2018Distinguished Teacher Award (Pediatric Residency Program)

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    Chokechai Rongkavilit, MD, is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

    He earned his medical degree at Mahidol University, Thailand. He completed residency in Pediatrics at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital of St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at University of Miami School of Medicine.

    He is the elected faculty member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Society.

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    Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Health Risk Behaviors in HIV+ Thai Youth
    NIH R34MH077523Aug 3, 2007 - Oct 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. A Teenager With Cough, Weight Loss, and a Chest Wall Mass. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 May; 59(4-5):522-528. Marquez I, Hardee S, Kim S, Webb N, Roberto L, Sanchez-Glanville C, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 31965823.
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    2. Extrapulmonary Coccidioidomycosis Among Children in Central California: A Retrospective Review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019 12; 38(12):1189-1194. Naeem F, McCarty J, Mhaissen MN, Ha S, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 31738333.
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    3. Growth of HIV-Exposed Infants in Southwest China: A Comparative Study. Glob Pediatr Health. 2019; 6:2333794X19854964. Chen JC, Zhang Y, Rongkavilit C, Wang B, Huang XM, Nong Z, Liu J, Zeng D, McGrath E. PMID: 31236432.
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    4. 387. Coccidioidomycosis in Children Younger Than 2 Years of Age: A Retrospective Review. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 26; 5(suppl_1):s150-s150. Rebecca Filbrandt, Fouzia Naeem, Chokechai Rongkavilit, Mohammad Nael Mhaissen. .
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    5. Epidemiology of birth defects based on surveillance data from 2011-2015 in Guangxi, China: comparison across five major ethnic groups. BMC Public Health. 2018 08 13; 18(1):1008. Chen J, Huang X, Wang B, Zhang Y, Rongkavilit C, Zeng D, Jiang Y, Wei B, Sanjay C, McGrath E. PMID: 30103721.
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    6. Group B streptococcal colonization in mothers and infants in western China: prevalences and risk factors. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 07 03; 18(1):291. Chen J, Fu J, Du W, Liu X, Rongkavilit C, Huang X, Wu Y, Wang Y, McGrath E. PMID: 29970020.
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    7. A California Infant With Insidious Left Wrist Swelling. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 06; 37(6):615. Abdelmisseh M, Naeem F, Veesenmeyer A, Siongco A, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 29206749.
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    8. Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis Among Children in Central California: A Retrospective Review. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jan 1; 4(suppl_1):s82-s82. Fouzia Naeem, Mohammad Nael Mhaissen, James McCarty, Chokechai Rongkavilit. .
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    9. Extrapulmonary Aspergillus infection in patients with CARD9 deficiency. JCI Insight. 2016 Oct 20; 1(17):e89890. Rieber N, Gazendam RP, Freeman AF, Hsu AP, Collar AL, Sugui JA, Drummond RA, Rongkavilit C, Hoffman K, Henderson C, Clark L, Mezger M, Swamydas M, Engeholm M, Schüle R, Neumayer B, Ebel F, Mikelis CM, Pittaluga S, Prasad VK, Singh A, Milner JD, Williams KW, Lim JK, Kwon-Chung KJ, Holland SM, Hartl D, Kuijpers TW, Lionakis MS. PMID: 27777981.
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    10. Changing Trends in Complications and Mortality Rates Among US Youth and Young Adults With HIV Infection in the Era of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 15; 61(12):1850-61. Mirani G, Williams PL, Chernoff M, Abzug MJ, Levin MJ, Seage GR, Oleske JM, Purswani MU, Hazra R, Traite S, Zimmer B, Van Dyke RB. PMID: 26270680.
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    11. Coughing spells in a Michiganian girl after a trip to Southwest US. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 May; 34(5):546, 553-4. Salama H, Wheat LJ, Sobel JD, Srivastava R, Richer SM, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 25876093.
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    12. Motivational interviewing targeting risky sex in HIV-positive young Thai men who have sex with men. Arch Sex Behav. 2015 Feb; 44(2):329-40. Rongkavilit C, Wang B, Naar-King S, Bunupuradah T, Parsons JT, Panthong A, Koken JA, Saengcharnchai P, Phanuphak P. PMID: 24668304.
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    13. Motivational interviewing targeting risk behaviors for youth living with HIV in Thailand. AIDS Behav. 2013 Jul; 17(6):2063-74. Rongkavilit C, Naar-King S, Wang B, Panthong A, Bunupuradah T, Parsons JT, Phonphithak S, Koken JA, Saengcharnchai P, Phanuphak P. PMID: 23325376.
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    14. Retroperitoneal aspergilloma. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Jul; 43(7):886-9. Butros SR, Tierce ML, Marks A, Rongkavilit C, Joshi A. PMID: 23381300.
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    15. High proportions of regulatory B and T cells are associated with decreased cellular responses to pH1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children and youth (IMPAACT P1088). Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2013 May; 9(5):957-68. Weinberg A, Muresan P, Fenton T, Richardson K, Dominguez T, Bloom A, Petzold E, Anthony P, Cunningham CK, Spector SA, Nachman S, Siberry GK, Handelsman E, Flynn PM. PMID: 23370281.
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    16. Index of suspicion. Pediatr Rev. 2013 Jan; 34(1):41-6. Saini A, Karmarkar SA, Rongkavilit C, Bolton J, Roth C, English R, Ceri A. PMID: 23281361.
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    17. A knee ulcer in a teenager with acute myeloid leukemia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Oct; 31(10):1100, 1104-5. Zegarra-Linares R, Wang ZJ, Lephart P, Poulik J, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 22982951.
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    18. A feasibility study of motivational interviewing for health risk behaviors among Thai youth living with HIV. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2014 Jan-Feb; 25(1):92-7. Rongkavilit C, Naar-King S, Koken JA, Bunupuradah T, Chen X, Saengcharnchai P, Panthong A, Parsons JT. PMID: 22683198.
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    19. Immunogenicity and safety of 1 vs 2 doses of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine in youth infected with human immunodeficiency virus. J Pediatr. 2012 Oct; 161(4):676-81.e2. Lujan-Zilbermann J, Warshaw MG, Williams PL, Spector SA, Decker MD, Abzug MJ, Heckman B, Manzella A, Kabat B, Jean-Philippe P, Nachman S, Siberry GK. PMID: 22622049.
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    20. Gonococcal septic shock associated with eculizumab treatment. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 May; 31(5):543. Gleesing J, Chiwane S, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 22511000.
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    21. A cross-cultural three-step process model for assessing motivational interviewing treatment fidelity in Thailand. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Oct; 39(5):574-82. Koken JA, Naar-King S, Umasa S, Parsons JT, Saengcharnchai P, Phanuphak P, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 22228776.
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    22. Safety and immunogenicity of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine in 2- to 10-year-old human immunodeficiency virus-infected children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Jan; 31(1):47-52. Siberry GK, Warshaw MG, Williams PL, Spector SA, Decker MD, Jean-Philippe P, Yogev R, Heckman BE, Manzella A, Roa J, Nachman S, Lujan-Zilbermann J. PMID: 21987006.
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    23. Immunization for pediatric international travelers. Pediatr Ann. 2011 Jul; 40(7):346-50. Rongkavilit C. PMID: 21736256.
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    24. Applying the information-motivation-behavioral skills model in medication adherence among Thai youth living with HIV: a qualitative study. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Dec; 24(12):787-94. Rongkavilit C, Naar-King S, Kaljee LM, Panthong A, Koken JA, Bunupuradah T, Parsons JT. PMID: 21091238.
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    25. Advances in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission: the international perspectives. Indian J Pediatr. 2011 Feb; 78(2):192-204. Rongkavilit C, Asmar BI. PMID: 20953847.
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    26. Safety and immunogenicity of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) vaccine in HIV-infected children 7 to 12 years old. . 2010 Oct; 55(2):197-204. Levin MJ, Moscicki AB, Song LY, Fenton T, Meyer WA, Read JS, Handelsman EL, Nowak B, Sattler CA, Saah A, Radley DR, Esser MT, Weinberg A. PMID: 20574412.
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    27. Austrian syndrome associated with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in child. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Sep; 16(9):1493-5. Alhushki W, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 20735945.
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    28. Phase I/II, open-label trial of safety and immunogenicity of meningococcal (groups A, C, Y, and W-135) polysaccharide diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adolescents. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 May; 29(5):391-6. Siberry GK, Williams PL, Lujan-Zilbermann J, Warshaw MG, Spector SA, Decker MD, Heckman BE, Demske EF, Read JS, Jean-Philippe P, Kabat W, Nachman S. PMID: 20431379.
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    29. Escherichia coli Emphysematous Endogenous Endophthalmitis in a Child With Hemoglobin SS Disease. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2010 May 1; 18(3):224-225. Yaseen Rafee, Chokechai Rongkavilit. .
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    30. HIV stigma, disclosure and psychosocial distress among Thai youth living with HIV. Int J STD AIDS. 2010 Feb; 21(2):126-32. Rongkavilit C, Wright K, Chen X, Naar-King S, Chuenyam T, Phanuphak P. PMID: 20089999.
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    31. Pharmacokinetics and tolerability of once- versus twice-daily lopinavir/ritonavir treatment in HIV-1-infected children. Antivir Ther. 2009; 14(4):603-6. la Porte C, van Heeswijk R, Mitchell CD, Zhang G, Parker J, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 19578247.
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    32. An 11-year-old male with recurrent orbital swelling. Orbital pseudotumor. Pediatr Ann. 2008 08; 37(8):523-5. Ugale J, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 18751569.
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    33. An infant with fever, hepatosplenomegaly, and pancytopenia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Jun; 27(6):571. Rafee Y, Xavier A, Antoine M, Borkin M, Rongkavilit C. PMID: 18520595.
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    34. Transtheoretical model and risky sexual behaviour in HIV + youth in Thailand. AIDS Care. 2008 Feb; 20(2):198-204. Naar-King S, Rongkavilit C, Wang B, Wright K, Chuenyam T, Lam P, Phanuphak P. PMID: 18293130.
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    35. Health risk behaviors among HIV-infected youth in Bangkok, Thailand. J Adolesc Health. 2007 Apr; 40(4):358.e1-8. Rongkavilit C, Naar-King S, Chuenyam T, Wang B, Wright K, Phanuphak P. PMID: 17367731.
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    36. 42 Invasive Bacterial Infections Caused by Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase (ESBL) Producing Microorganisms in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Setting. Pediatric Research. 2006 Oct 1; 60(4):497-497. P Chearskul, C Rongkavilit, B I Asmar. .
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    37. New antiretroviral drugs in clinical use. Indian J Pediatr. 2006 Apr; 73(4):335-41. Chearskul P, Rongkavilit C, Al-Tatari H, Asmar B. PMID: 16816495.
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    38. Investigation of Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Practitioner Prescribing Practices as Compared to National Guidelines. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2006 Feb 1; 117(2):s286. C. Cotronei-Cascardo, C. Rongkavilit, E. Secord. .
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    39. Experience with caspofungin in the treatment of persistent fungemia in neonates. J Perinatol. 2005 Dec; 25(12):770-7. Natarajan G, Lulic-Botica M, Rongkavilit C, Pappas A, Bedard M. PMID: 16222348.
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    40. Use of complementary and alternative medicine by parents of children with HIV infection and asthma and well children. South Med J. 2005 Sep; 98(9):869-75. Ang JY, Ray-Mazumder S, Nachman SA, Rongkavilit C, Asmar BI, Ren CL. PMID: 16217978.
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    41. Effect of using 2 throat swabs vs 1 throat swab on detection of group A streptococcus by a rapid antigen detection test. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 May; 159(5):486-90. Ezike EN, Rongkavilit C, Fairfax MR, Thomas RL, Asmar BI. PMID: 15867125.
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    42. Severe cytomegalovirus enterocolitis in an immunocompetent infant. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004 Jun; 23(6):579-81. Rongkavilit C, Bedard MP, Ang JY, Asmar BI, Tolia V. PMID: 15194846.
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    43. Herpes simplex virus type 1 esophagitis in an immunocompetent adolescent. Dig Dis Sci. 2004 May; 49(5):774-7. Rongkavilit C, El-Baba MF, Poulik J, Asmar BI. PMID: 15259498.
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    44. Advances in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission. Indian J Pediatr. 2004 Jan; 71(1):69-79. Rongkavilit C, Asmar BI. PMID: 14979391.
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    45. Effect of a multisystemic therapy program on Pediatric HIV medication adherence as measured by viral load. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2003 Feb 1; 111(2):s221. I. Badr, C. Rongkavilit, S. Naar-King, E. Moore, E. Secord. .
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    46. Dose-escalating study of the safety and pharmacokinetics of nelfinavir in HIV-exposed neonates. . 2002 Apr 15; 29(5):455-63. Rongkavilit C, van Heeswijk RP, Limpongsanurak S, Thaithumyanon P, Boonrod C, Hassink EA, Srigritsanapol A, Chuenyam T, Ubolyam S, Hoetelmans RM, Ruxrungtham K, Lange JM, Cooper DA, Phanuphak P. PMID: 11981361.
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    47. Dose-Escalating Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Nelfinavir in HIV-Exposed Neonates. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2002 Apr 1; 29(5):455-463. Chokechai Rongkavilit, Rolf P. G. van Heeswijk, Sompop Limpongsanurak, Pimolrat Thaithumyanon, Chantana Boonrod, Elly A. M. Hassink, Aeumporn Srigritsanapol, Theshinee Chuenyam, Sasiwimol Ubolyam, Richard M. W. Hoetelmans, Kiat Ruxrungtham, Joep M. A. Lange, David A. Cooper, Praphan Phanuphak. .
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    48. Pharmacokinetics of stavudine and didanosine coadministered with nelfinavir in human immunodeficiency virus-exposed neonates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Dec; 45(12):3585-90. Rongkavilit C, Thaithumyanon P, Chuenyam T, Damle BD, Limpongsanurak S, Boonrod C, Srigritsanapol A, Hassink EA, Hoetelmans RM, Cooper DA, Lange JM, Ruxrungtham K, Phanuphak P. PMID: 11709344.
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    49. Antiretroviral drugs in pediatrics. Indian J Pediatr. 2001 Jul; 68(7):641-7. Rongkavilit C, Asmar BI. PMID: 11519288.
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    50. Thai Red Cross zidovudine donation program to prevent vertical transmission of HIV: the effect of the modified ACTG 076 regimen. AIDS. 2000 Dec 22; 14(18):2921-7. Thisyakorn U, Khongphatthanayothin M, Sirivichayakul S, Rongkavilit C, Poolcharoen W, Kunanusont C, Bien DD, Phanuphak P. PMID: 11153673.
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    51. Varicella zoster infection in HIV-infected children. Paediatr Drugs. 2000 Jul-Aug; 2(4):291-7. Rongkavilit C, Mitchell CD, Nachman S. PMID: 10946417.
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    52. Gram-negative bacillary bacteremia in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Feb; 19(2):122-8. Rongkavilit C, Rodriguez ZM, Gómez-Marín O, Scott GB, Hutto C, Rivera-Hernandez DM, Mitchell CD. PMID: 10693998.
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    53. Management of the infant born to an HIV-1 infected mother. Paediatr Drugs. 1999 Oct-Dec; 1(4):325-30. Rongkavilit C, Mitchell CD, Nachman S. PMID: 10935430.
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    54. Aminopeptidases in webbing clothes moth larvae. Properties and specificities of the enzymes of intermediate electrophoretic mobility. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1975 Dec 18; 410(2):361-9. Ward CW. PMID: 1097.
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    55. A case of polydactyly with multiple thresholds in the mouse. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1975 Dec 02; 191(1104):427-44. Roberts RC, Mendell NR. PMID: 2925.
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    56. Digitoxin metabolism by rat liver microsomes. Biochem Pharmacol. 1975 Sep 01; 24(17):1639-41. Schmoldt A, Benthe HF, Haberland G. PMID: 10.
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