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Kamaljit S. Singh, MD

  • Infectious Disease
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Infectious Disease
  • Medical Microbiology
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of New South Wales Faculty of Medicine, Australia
Residency: University of Hawaii Medicine Residency Program - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Infectious Disease
  Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Infectious Disease
Clinical Expertise:
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Tropical infections
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. A probe with aggregation induced emission characteristics for screening of iodide.
    Chopra R, Kaur P, Singh K
    Dalton Trans
    2015 Sep 15
  2. Correction: A probe with aggregation induced emission characteristics for screening of iodide.
    Chopra R, Kaur P, Singh K
    Dalton Trans
    2015 Oct 16
  3. Poor positive predictive value of influenza-like illness criteria in adult transplant patients: a case for multiplex respiratory virus PCR testing.
    Claus JA, Hodowanec AC, Singh K
    Clin Transplant
    2015 Oct
  4. Burkholderia pseudomallei Infection in US Traveler Returning from Mexico, 2014.
    Cheng JW, Hayden MK, Singh K, Heimler I, Gee JE, Proia L, Sha BE
    Emerging Infect. Dis.
    2015 Oct
  5. Pyrene-based chemosensor detects picric acid upto attogram level through aggregation enhanced excimer emission.
    Chopra R, Kaur P, Singh K
    Anal. Chim. Acta
    2015 Mar 15
  6. Selective functionalization of methylene bridges of calix[6]arenes. Isolation and identification of stable conformers of methyl ether of p-tert-butylcalix[6]arene.
    Arora S, Sharma S, Mithu VS, Hee-Lee C, Singh K
    Chem. Commun. (Camb.)
    2015 Mar 11
  7. Ferrocene-pyrimidine conjugates: Synthesis, electrochemistry, physicochemical properties and antiplasmodial activities.
    Chopra R, de Kock C, Smith P, Chibale K, Singh K
    Eur J Med Chem
    2015 Jul 15
  8. Photo quiz: sepsis, confusion, rash, and pulmonary hemorrhage in a 36-year-old man with lymphoma.
    Patel T, Singh R, Reddy V, Hodowanec A, Singh K
    J. Clin. Microbiol.
    2015 Feb
  9. Synthesis, antiplasmodial activity and mechanistic studies of pyrimidine-5-carbonitrile and quinoline hybrids.
    Kaur H, Balzarini J, de Kock C, Smith PJ, Chibale K, Singh K
    Eur J Med Chem
    2015 Aug 28
  10. Primaquine-pyrimidine hybrids: Synthesis and dual-stage antiplasmodial activity.
    Kaur H, Machado M, de Kock C, Smith P, Chibale K, Prudêncio M, Singh K
    Eur J Med Chem
    2015 Aug 28
  11. Blastomycosis of bone: a clinicopathologic study.
    Jain R, Singh K, Lamzabi I, Harbhajanka A, Gattuso P, Reddy VB
    Am. J. Clin. Pathol.
    2014 Nov
  12. Evolution of a specialist gestational trophoblastic disease service with a major nursing component: the Sheffield, United Kingdom, experience.
    Ireson J, Singh K, Gillett S, Hills A, Everard J, Winter M, Coleman RE, Tidy J, Hancock BW
    J Reprod Med
    2014 May-Jun
  13. Quinoline-pyrimidine hybrids: synthesis, antiplasmodial activity, SAR, and mode of action studies.
    Singh K, Kaur H, Smith P, de Kock C, Chibale K, Balzarini J
    J. Med. Chem.
    2014 Jan 23
  14. The attitudes and perceptions of medical students towards basic science subjects during their clinical years: A cross-sectional survey.
    Gupta S, Gupta AK, Verma M, Kaur H, Kaur A, Singh K
    Int J Appl Basic Med Res
    2014 Jan
  15. A fluorescent probe for the detection of Hg2+: shift from "on-state A" to "on-state B".
    Singla P, Kaur P, Singh K
    2014 Dec
  16. A ferrocene-pyrene based 'turn-on' chemodosimeter for Cr(3+)- application in bioimaging.
    Kaur M, Kaur P, Dhuna V, Singh S, Singh K
    Dalton Trans
    2014 Apr 21
  17. Regioselective synthesis of 6-substituted-2-amino-5-bromo-4(3H)-pyrimidinones and evaluation of their antiviral activity.
    Singh K, Singh K, Balzarini J
    Eur J Med Chem
    2013 Sep
  18. Materials-based receptors: design principle and applications.
    Singh K, Sareen D, Kaur P, Miyake H, Tsukube H
    2013 May 27
  19. Multi-signalling cation sensing behaviour of a bis(pyridin-2-yl methyl)aniline based hetarylazo dye.
    Kaur P, Sareen D, Kaur M, Singh K
    Anal. Chim. Acta
    2013 May 17
  20. A 'turn-off' emission based chemosensor for HSO4(-)--formation of a hydrogen-bonded complex.
    Kaur P, Kaur H, Singh K
    2013 Jan 21
  21. Fullerene/sulfur-bridged annulene cocrystals: two-dimensional segregated heterojunctions with ambipolar transport properties and photoresponsivity.
    Zhang J, Tan J, Ma Z, Xu W, Zhao G, Geng H, Di C, Hu W, Shuai Z, Singh K, Zhu D
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.
    2013 Jan 16
  22. Multiple Broad-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Targets for Comprehensive Surveillance.
    Mangold KA, Voss BL, Singh K, Thomson, Schora DM, Peterson LR, Kaul KL
    J. Clin. Microbiol.
    2013 Aug 7
  23. Synthesis of 4-aminoquinoline-pyrimidine hybrids as potent antimalarials and their mode of action studies.
    Singh K, Kaur H, Chibale K, Balzarini J
    Eur J Med Chem
    2013 Aug
  24. Urinary Tract Infections due to Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Prevalence and Risk Factors in a Chicago Emergency Department.
    Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Singh K
    Emerg Med Int
  25. Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and perception of the north Indian population toward adoption of contraceptive practices.
    Bajwa SK, Bajwa SJ, Ghai GK, Singh K, Singh N
    Asia Pac J Public Health
    2012 Nov
  26. Sulfur-bridged annulene-TCNQ co-crystal: a self-assembled ''molecular level heterojunction'' with air stable ambipolar charge transport behavior.
    Zhang J, Geng H, Virk TS, Zhao Y, Tan J, Di CA, Xu W, Singh K, Hu W, Shuai Z, Liu Y, Zhu D
    Adv. Mater. Weinheim
    2012 May 15
  27. 2-Aminopyrimidine based 4-aminoquinoline anti-plasmodial agents. Synthesis, biological activity, structure-activity relationship and mode of action studies.
    Singh K, Kaur H, Chibale K, Balzarini J, Little S, Bharatam PV
    Eur J Med Chem
    2012 Jun
  28. To Establish the Reference Intervals of Lipid Profile in Punjab.
    Kaur V, Verma M, Kaur A, Gupta S, Singh K
    Indian J Clin Biochem
    2012 Jul
  29. Oxygen bridged neutral annulenes: a novel class of materials for organic field-effect transistors.
    Singh K, Virk TS, Zhang J, Xu W, Zhu D
    Chem. Commun. (Camb.)
    2012 Jan 4
  30. High rates of quinolone resistance among urinary tract infections in the ED.
    Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Ward E, Singh K.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2012
    2012 Jan
    30(1):68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.09.030. Epub 2010 Nov 13.
  31. Bis(N-methylindolyl)methane-based chemical probes for Hg2+ and Cu2+ and molecular IMPLICATION gate operating in fluorescence mode.
    Kaur P, Kaur S, Singh K
    Org. Biomol. Chem.
    2012 Feb 28
  32. A patient's quest for Montgomery glands in a reconstructed breast.
    Sivathasan N, Singh K
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg.
    2012 Feb
  33. Health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in children attending day care centers in Singapore.
    Vasoo S, Singh K, Chow C, Parthasarathy P, Lin RT, Hsu LY, Tambyah PA.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012
    2012 Feb
    31(2):213-4. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318243e209. No abstract available.
  34. Neutral tetrathia[22]annulene[] based field-effect transistors: improved on/off ratio defies ring puckering.
    Singh K, Virk TS, Zhang J, Xu W, Zhu D
    Chem. Commun. (Camb.)
    2012 Dec 28
  35. Aza crown ether appended hetarylazo dye-single molecular dual analyte chemosensor for Hg2+ and Pb2+.
    Kaur P, Sareen D, Singh K
    Dalton Trans
    2012 Aug 7
  36. Chemodosimeter for CN(-)--interplay between experiment and theory.
    Kaur P, Sareen D, Singh K
    Dalton Trans
    2012 Aug 28
  37. Cost-effectiveness of a modified two-step algorithm using a combined glutamate dehydrogenase/toxin enzyme immunoassay and real-time PCR for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.
    Vasoo S, Stevens J, Portillo L, Barza R, Schejbal D, Wu MM, Chancey C, Singh K.
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2012
    2012 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  38. Rectal screening for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemases: comparison of real-time PCR and culture using two selective screening agar plates.
    Singh K, Mangold KA, Wyant K, Schora DM, Voss B, Kaul KL, Hayden MK, Chundi V, Peterson LR.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2012
    2012 Aug
    50(8):2596-600. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00654-12. Epub 2012 May 23.
  39. Highly regioselective synthesis of N-3 organophosphorous derivatives of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones and their calcium channel binding studies.
    Singh K, Singh K, Trappanese DM, Moreland RS
    Eur J Med Chem
    2012 Aug
  40. Oseltamivir overuse at a Chicago hospital during the 2009 influenza pandemic and the poor predictive value of influenza-like illness criteria.
    Aziz M, Vasoo S, Aziz Z, Patel S, Eltoukhy N, Singh K.
    Scand J Infect Dis. 2012
    2012 Apr
    44(4):306-11. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2011.619997. Epub 2011 Oct 25.
  41. Does LDL-C Estimation Using Anandaraja's Formula Give a Better Agreement with Direct LDL-C Estimation than the Friedewald's Formula?
    Gupta S, Verma M, Singh K
    Indian J Clin Biochem
    2012 Apr
  42. Abnormal urinalysis finding triggered antibiotic prescription for asymptomatic bacteriuria in the ED.
    Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Ward E, Singh K.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2011
    2011 Sep
    29(7):828-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2011.04.007. Epub 2011 Jun 8. No abstract available.
  43. Promotion of growth in mungbean (Phaseolus aureus Roxb.) by selenium is associated with stimulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
    Malik JA, Kumar S, Thakur P, Sharma S, Kaur N, Kaur R, Pathania D, Bhandhari K, Kaushal N, Singh K, Srivastava A, Nayyar H
    Biol Trace Elem Res
    2011 Oct
  44. Indole-based chemosensor for Hg2+ and Cu2+ ions: applications in molecular switches and live cell imaging.
    Kaur P, Kaur S, Singh K, Sharma PR, Kaur T
    Dalton Trans
    2011 Nov 7
  45. Increasing antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae colonizing children attending day-care centres in Singapore.
    Vasoo S, Singh K, Hsu LY, Chiew YF, Chow C, Lin RT, Tambyah PA.
    Respirology. 2011
    2011 Nov
    16(8):1241-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2011.02036.x.
  46. A fluoride selective dipyrromethane-TCNQ colorimetric sensor based on charge-transfer.
    Kaur P, Kaur S, Singh K
    2011 May 15
  47. Facile transformation of Biginelli pyrimidin-2(1H)-ones to pyrimidines. In vitro evaluation as inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and modulators of cytostatic activity.
    Singh K, Singh K, Wan B, Franzblau S, Chibale K, Balzarini J
    Eur J Med Chem
    2011 Jun
  48. Exogenous proline application reduces phytotoxic effects of selenium by minimising oxidative stress and improves growth in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings.
    Aggarwal M, Sharma S, Kaur N, Pathania D, Bhandhari K, Kaushal N, Kaur R, Singh K, Srivastava A, Nayyar H
    Biol Trace Elem Res
    2011 Jun
  49. New sulfur bridged neutral annulenes. Structure, physical properties and applications in organic field-effect transistors.
    Singh K, Sharma A, Zhang J, Xu W, Zhu D
    Chem. Commun. (Camb.)
    2011 Jan 21
  50. Palonosetron: A novel approach to control postoperative nausea and vomiting in day care surgery.
    Bajwa SS, Bajwa SK, Kaur J, Sharma V, Singh A, Singh A, Goraya S, Parmar S, Singh K
    Saudi J Anaesth
    2011 Jan
  51. Response to Smithson: "Are healthcare-associated urinary tract infection properly defined?"
    Khawcharoenporn T, Vasoo S, Ward E, Singh K
    Am J Emerg Med
    2011 Feb 25
  52. Selective colorimetric sensing of Cu2+ using triazolyl monoazo derivative.
    Kaur P, Sareen D, Singh K
    2011 Feb 15
  53. It's time for a centralized registry of laboratory-acquired infections.
    Singh K.
    Nat Med. 2011
    2011 Aug 4
    17(8):919. doi: 10.1038/nm0811-919. No abstract available.
  54. Ferrocene based chemosensor for Cu2+--a dual channel signaling system.
    Kaur P, Kaur M, Singh K
    2011 Aug 15
  55. Remobilization of residual non-aqueous phase liquid in porous media by freeze-thaw cycles.
    Singh K, Niven RK, Senden TJ, Turner ML, Sheppard AP, Middleton JP, Knackstedt MA
    Environ. Sci. Technol.
    2011 Apr 15
  56. Are we using Thyroid Function Tests Appropriately?
    Gupta S, Verma M, Gupta AK, Kaur A, Kaur V, Singh K
    Indian J Clin Biochem
    2011 Apr
  57. Biological decolorization of industrial dyes by Candida tropicalis and Bacillus firmus.
    Arora S, Saini HS, Singh K
    Water Sci. Technol.
  58. Predicting need for hospitalization of patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
    Vasoo S, Singh K, Trenholme GM.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2010
    2010 Oct
    16(10):1594-7. doi: 10.3201/eid1610.091889.
  59. Timely administration of antivirals for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza.
    Vasoo S, Crank CW, Singh K.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2010
    2010 May 15
    50(10):1428-9. doi: 10.1086/652288. No abstract available.
  60. Pneumococcal carriage and resistance in children attending day care centers in Singapore in an early era of PCV-7 uptake.
    Vasoo S, Singh K, Chow C, Lin RT, Hsu LY, Tambyah PA.
    J Infect. 2010
    2010 Jun
    60(6):507-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2010.03.004. Epub 2010 Mar 10. No abstract available.
  61. A new colorimetric chemodosimeter for Hg2+ based on charge-transfer compound of N-methylpyrrole with TCNQ.
    Kaur P, Kaur S, Kasetti Y, Bharatam PV, Singh K
    2010 Dec 15
  62. Pitfalls in diagnosis of pandemic (novel) A/H1N1 2009 influenza.
    Singh K, Vasoo S, Stevens J, Schreckenberger P, Trenholme G.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2010
    2010 Apr
    48(4):1501-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02483-09. Epub 2010 Feb 17. No abstract available.
  63. Influenza A virus subtyping: paradigm shift in influenza diagnosis.
    Vinikoor M, Stevens J, Nawrocki J, Singh K.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2009
    2009 Sep
    47(9):3055-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01388-09. Epub 2009 Jul 29. No abstract available.
  64. Rapid antigen tests for diagnosis of pandemic (Swine) influenza A/H1N1.
    Vasoo S, Stevens J, Singh K.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2009
    2009 Oct 1
    49(7):1090-3. doi: 10.1086/644743.
  65. Laboratory-acquired infections.
    Singh K.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2009
    2009 Jul 1
    49(1):142-7. doi: 10.1086/599104. Review.
  66. Chest pain as presenting symptom of Staphyloccocus aureus epidural abscess associated with anti-tumor necrosis factor and methotrexate therapy.
    Vasoo S, Gurnani P, Agustin T, Lee J, Singh K.
    J Clin Rheumatol. 2009
    2009 Dec
    15(8):396-8. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0b013e3181c3f8bf.
  67. Shortened Time to Identify Staphylococcus Species from Blood Cultures and Methicillin Resistance Testing Using CHROMAgar.
    Chihara S, Hayden MK, Minogue-Corbett E, Singh K.
    Int J Microbiol. 2009
    2009:636502. doi: 10.1155/2009/636502. Epub 2009 Jan 11.
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