Published September 2017
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its Partners’ Contributions to Advance Global Health SecurityTappero JW, Cassell CH, Bunnell RE, Angulo FJ, Craig A, Pesik N, et al.;
Emerging Infectious Diseases 21 September 2017
Published July 2017
A prolonged, community-wide cholera outbreak associated with drinking water contaminated by sewage in Kasese District, western UgandaBenon Kwesiga, Gerald Pande, Alex Riolexus Ario, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Joseph K. B. Matovu and
BMC Public Health 18 Jul 2017 18(30)
Bites from the same dog, different outcomes for two patients: a case report
Xue-Yong Huang, Xing-Le Li, Shu-Yu Wu, Yu-Lei Gu, Xin-Jun Lv, John David Klena and
Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:107
Published June 2017
Risk Factors for Podoconiosis: Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, September 2015
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Christine Kihembo, Ben Masiira, William Z. Lali, Gabriel K. Matwale, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Frank Kaharuza, Alex R. Ario, Immaculate Nabukenya, Issa Makumbi, Monica Musenero, Bao-Ping Zhu, and Miriam Nanyunja
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Jun 2017 96(6): 1490 – 1496
Limited Utility of Polymerase Chain Reaction in Induced Sputum Specimens for Determining the Causes of Childhood Pneumonia in Resource-Poor Settings: Findings From the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) Study.
Thea DM, Seidenberg P, Park DE, Mwananyanda L, Fu W, Shi Q, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Howie SRC, Knoll MD, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, O’Brien KL, Scott JAG, Antonio M, Awori JO, Baillie VL, DeLuca AN, Driscoll AJ, Higdon MM, Hossain L, Jahan Y, Karron RA, Kazungu S, Li M, Moore DP, Morpeth SC, Ofordile O, Prosperi C, Sangwichian O, Sawatwong P, Sylla M, Tapia MD, Zeger SL, Murdoch DR, Hammitt LL; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Jun 15 64(S3): S289-S300
Evaluation of Pneumococcal Load in Blood by Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Diagnosis of Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Young Children in the PERCH Study.
Deloria Knoll M, Morpeth SC, Scott JAG, Watson NL, Park DE, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Hammitt LL, Howie SRC, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, O’Brien KL, Thea DM, Ahmed D, Antonio M, Awori JO, Baillie VL, Chipeta J, Deluca AN, Dione M, Driscoll AJ, Higdon MM, Jatapai A, Karron RA, Mazumder R, Moore DP, Mwansa J, Nyongesa S, Prosperi C, Seidenberg P, Siludjai D, Sow SO, Tamboura B, Zeger SL, Murdoch DR, Madhi SA; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Jun 15 64(S3): S357-S367
Microscopic Analysis and Quality Assessment of Induced Sputum From Children With Pneumonia in the PERCH Study
Murdoch DR, Morpeth SC, Hammitt LL, Driscoll AJ, Watson NL, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Deloria Knoll M, Feikin DR, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, O’Brien KL, Scott JAG, Thea DM, Ahmed D, Awori JO, DeLuca AN, Ebruke BE, Higdon MM, Jorakate P, Karron RA, Kazungu S, Kwenda G, Hossain L, Makprasert S, Moore DP, Mudau A, Mwaba J, Panchalingam S, Park DE, Prosperi C, Salaudeen R, Toure A, Zeger SL, Howie SRC; PERCH Study Group. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Jun 15 64(S3): S271-S279
Chest Radiograph Findings in Childhood Pneumonia Cases From the Multisite PERCH Study.
Fancourt N, Deloria Knoll M, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Hammitt LL, Howie SRC, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, Murdoch DR, Scott JAG, Thea DM, Awori JO, Barger-Kamate B, Chipeta J, DeLuca AN, Diallo M, Driscoll AJ, Ebruke BE, Higdon MM, Jahan Y, Karron RA, Mahomed N, Moore DP, Nahar K, Naorat S, Ominde MS, Park DE, Prosperi C, Wa Somwe S, Thamthitiwat S, Zaman SMA, Zeger SL, O’Brien KL; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Jun 15 64(S3):S262-S270
Published May 2017
Metazoan Ribosome Inactivating Protein encoding genes acquired by Horizontal Gene Transfer.
Lapadula WJ, Marcet PL, Mascotti ML, Sanchez-Puerta MV, Juri Ayub M. Scientific Reports. 2017 May 12 7(1):1863
Assessments of Ebola knowledge, attitudes and practices in Forécariah, Guinea and Kambia, Sierra Leone, July-August 2015. Published May 2017 Jalloh MF, Bunnell R, Robinson S, Jalloh MB, Barry AM, Corker J, Sengeh P, VanSteelandt A, Li W, Dafae F, Diallo AA, Martel LD, Hersey S, Marston B, Morgan O, Redd JT.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 2017 May 26;372(1721) DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0304.
Use of Rapid Ascertainment Process for Institutional Deaths (RAPID) to identify pregnancy-related deaths in tertiary-care obstetric hospitals in three departments in Haiti
Andrew T. Boyd, Erin N. Hulland, Reynold Grand’Pierre, Floris Nesi, Patrice Honoré, Reginald Jean-Louis and Endang Handzel
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 17:145 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1329-1
Introduction to the Epidemiologic Considerations, Analytic Methods, and Foundational Results From the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health Study
Katherine L. O’Brien, Henry C. Baggett, W. Abdullah Brooks, Daniel R. Feikin, Laura L. Hammitt, Stephen R. C. Howie, Maria Deloria Knoll, Karen L. Kotloff, Orin S. Levine, Shabir A. Madhi, David R. Murdoch, J. Anthony G. Scott, Donald M. Thea, and Scott L. Zeger
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 June 2017 64(S3): S179–S184
Evaluation of a laboratory quality assurance pilot programme for malaria diagnostics in low-transmission areas of Kenya, 2013
Elizabeth Wanja, Rachel Achilla, Peter Obare, Rose Adeny, Caroline Moseti, Victor Otieno, Collins Morang’a, Ephantus Murigi, John Nyamuni, Derek R. Monthei, Bernhards Ogutu and Ann M. Buff
Malaria Journal May 2017 16:221
Published April 2017
Evaluation of a TaqMan Array Card for Detection of Central Nervous System Infections.
Clayton O. Onyango, Vladimir Loparev, Shirley Lidechi, Vinod Bhullar, D. Scott Schmid, Kay Radford, Michael K. Lo, Paul Rota, Barbara W. Johnson, Jorge Munoz, Martina Oneko, Deron Burton, Carolyn M. Black, John Neatherlin, Joel M. Montgomery and Barry Fields.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 55:2035–2044
Population coverage of artemisinin-based combination treatment in children younger than 5 years with fever and Plasmodium falciparum infection in Africa, 2003–2015: a modelling study using data from national surveys
Adam Bennett, Donal Bisanzio, Joshua O. Yukich, Bonnie Mappin, Cristin A. Fergus, Michael Lynch, Richard E. Cibulskis, Samir Bhatt, Daniel J Weiss, Ewan Cameron, Peter W. Gething, and Thomas P. Eisele
The Lancet Global Health April 2017 5(4): e418-e427
Published March 2017
Clinical and microbiological features of invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella associated with HIV-infected patients, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Karen H. Keddy, Alfred Musekiwa, Arvinda Sooka, Alan Karstaedt, Trusha Nana, Sharona Seetharam, Maphoshane Nchabaleng, Ruth Lekalakala, Frederick J. Angulo, and Keith P. Klugman Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Mar; 96(13): e6448 DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006448
An association between decreasing incidence of invasive non-typhoidal salmonellosis and increased use of antiretroviral therapy, Gauteng Province, South Africa, 2003–2013 Published March 2017 Karen H. Keddy Simbarashe Takuva, Alfred Musekiwa, Adrian J. Puren, Arvinda Sooka, Alan Karstaedt, Keith P. Klugman, and Frederick J. Angulo PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173091 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173091
Incidence and predictors of tuberculosis among HIV-infected adults after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in Nigeria, 2004-2012
Ishani Pathmanathan, E. Kainne Dokubo, Ray W. Shiraishi, Simon G. Agolory, Andrew F. Auld, Dennis Onotu, Solomon Odafe, Ibrahim Dalhatu, Oseni Abiri, Henry C. Debem, Adebobola Bashorun, and Tedd Ellerbrock
PloS ONE 10 Mar 2017
Impact of introduction of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria on antibiotic prescribing: analysis of observational and randomised studies in public and private healthcare settings
Heidi Hopkins, Katia J Bruxvoort, Matthew E Cairns, Clare I R Chandler, Baptiste Leurent, Evelyn K Ansah, Frank Baiden, Kimberly A Baltzell, Anders Björkman, Helen E D Burchett, Siân E Clarke, Deborah D DiLiberto, Kristina Elfving, Catherine Goodman Kristian S Hansen, S Patrick Kachur, Sham Lal, David G Lalloo, Toby Leslie, Pascal Magnussen, Lindsay Mangham Jefferies, Andreas Mårtensson, Ismail Mayan, Anthony K Mbonye, Mwinyi I Msellem, Obinna E Onwujekwe, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Hugh Reyburn, Mark W Rowland, Delér Shakely, Lasse S Vestergaard, Jayne Webster, Virginia L Wiseman, Shunmay Yeung, David Schellenberg, Sarah G Staedke, and Christopher J M Whitty
British Medical Journal 29 Marc 2017;356:j1054
First Evidence of Angiostrongyliasis Caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles.
Dard C, Piloquet JE, Qvarnstrom Y, Fox LM, M’kada H, Hebert JC, Mattera D, and Harrois D.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017 Mar 96(3):692-697
Published February 2017
Tetanus Immunity Gaps in Children 5–14 Years and Men ≥ 15 Years of Age Revealed by Integrated Disease Serosurveillance in Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique
Heather M. Scobie, Minal Patel, Diana Martin, Harran Mkocha, Sammy M. Njenga, Maurice R. Odiere, Sonia Pelletreau, Jeffrey W. Priest, Ricardo Thompson, Kimberly Y. Won, and Patrick J. Lammie
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017 Feb 96(2): 415 – 420
Ebola Virus Persistence in Breast Milk After No Reported Illness: A Likely Source of Virus Transmission From Mother to Child
Daouda Sissoko, Mory Keïta, Boubacar Diallo, Negar Aliabadi, David L. Fitter, Benjamin A. Dahl, Joseph Akoi Bore, Fara Raymond Koundouno, Katrin Singethan, Sarah Meisel, Theresa Enkirch, Antonio Mazzarelli, Victoria Amburgey, Ousmane Faye, Amadou Alpha Sall, N’Faly Magassouba, Miles W. Carroll, Xavier Anglaret, Denis Malvy, Pierre Formenty, Raymond Bruce Aylward, Sakoba Keïta, Mamoudou Harouna Djingarey, Nicholas J. Loman, Stephan Günther, and Sophie Duraffour
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Feb 15; 64(4): 513–516.
Quality and uptake of antenatal and postnatal care in Haiti
Kelsey R. Mirkovic, Eva Lathrop, Erin N. Hulland, Reginald Jean-Louis, Daniel Lauture, Ghislaine Desinor D’Alexis, Endang Handzel and Reynold Grand-Pierre.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:52
Nodding syndrome may be an autoimmune reaction to the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus.
Tory P. Johnson, Richa Tyagi, Paul R. Lee, Myoung-Hwa Lee, Kory R. Johnson, Jeffrey Kowalak, Abdel Elkahloun, Marie Medynets, Alina Hategan, Joseph Kubofcik, James Sejvar, Jeffrey Ratto, Sudhir Bunga, Issa Makumbi, Jane R. Aceng, Thomas B. Nutman, Scott F. Dowell and Avindra Nath
Science Translational Medicine 15 Feb 2017 9:377, eaaf6953 DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf6953
Decline in syphilis seroprevalence among females of reproductive age in Northern Cape Province, South Africa, 2003–2012: utility of laboratory-based information
International Journal of STDs and AIDS 1 May 2017 28(6): 564-572
Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of repeated doses of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for prevention and treatment of malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Julie Gutman, MD, Stephanie Kovacs, Grant Dorsey, Andy Stergachis, and Feiko O ter Kuile Lancet Infect Diseases 2017 Feb 17(2): 184–193.
Implementing standardized performance indicators to improve hypertension control at both the population and healthcare organization levels
Norm Campbell, Pedro Ordunez, Marc G. Jafe, Marcelo Orias, Donald J. DiPete, Pragna Patel, Nadia Khan, Oyere Onuma, and Daniel T. Lackland
Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Greenwich) 2017 May; 19(5): 456–461
Evaluation of Immunoglobulin G Responses to Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in Malian School Children Using Multiplex Bead Assay
Eric Rogier, Delynn M. Moss, Anna N. Chard, Victoria Trinies, Seydou Doumbia, Matthew C. Freeman, and Patrick J. Lammie
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Feb 2017 96(2): 312 – 318
Bead-based immunoassay allows sub-picogram detection of histidine-rich protein 2 from Plasmodium falciparum and estimates reliability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
Eric Rogier, Mateusz Plucinski, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Naomi Lucchi, Kimberly Mace, Michelle Chang, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Baltazar Candrinho, James Colborn, Rafael Dimbu, Filomeno Fortes, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, and John Barnwell
PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172139
Outbreak Investigation of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in a Region of Guatemala Targeted for Malaria Elimination.
Cohen R, Cardona JS, Navarro ES, Padilla N, Reyes L, Villar RJP, Masuoka P, Bernart C, Peruski L, and Bryan JP.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017 Apr 96(4):819-825
First-line antiretroviral drug discontinuations in children.
Fortuin-de Smidt M, de Waal R, Cohen K, Technau KG, Stinson K, Maartens G, Boulle A, Igumbor EU, and Davies MA.
PLoS One 2017 Feb 13;12(2):e0169762
Surveillance of HIV-1 pol transmitted drug resistance in acutely and recently infected antiretroviral drug-naïve persons in rural western Kenya
Harris Onywera, David Maman, Seth Inzaule, Erick Auma, Kennedy Were, Harrison Fredrick, Prestone Owiti, Valarie Opollo, Jean-François Etard, Irene Mukui, Andrea A. Kim, Clement Zeh
PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171124
Adverse event profile of a mature voluntary medical male circumcision programme performing PrePex and surgical procedures in Zimbabwe.
Bochner AF, Feldacker C, Makunike B, Holec M, Murenje V, Stepaniak A, Xaba S, Balachandra S, Tshimanga M, Chitimbire V, and Barnhart S
Journal of the International AIDS Society 2017 Feb 20 19(1):1-6
Published January 2017
Oral Cholera Vaccine Coverage during an Outbreak and Humanitarian Crisis, Iraq, 2015 Published January 2017 Eugene Lam, Wasan Al-Tamimi, Steven Paul Russell, Muhammad Obaid-ul Islam Butt, Curtis Blanton, Altaf Sadrudin Musani, and Kashmira Date Emerging Infectious Diseases 2017 Jan; 23(1)38-45 DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2301.160881
Anti-bacterial efficacy of alcoholic hand rubs in the Kenyan market, 2015
Missiani Ochwoto, Lucy Muita, Keith Talaam, Cecilia Wanjala, Frank Ogeto, Faith Wachira, Saida Osman, James Kimotho and Linus Ndegwa
Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:17
Toxicological, Enzymatic, and Molecular Assessment of the Insecticide Susceptibility Profile of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae, Triatominae) Populations From Rural Communities of Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Pablo L. Santo-Orihuela, Claudia V. Vassena, Guillermo Carvajal, Eva Clark, Silvio Menacho, Ricardo Bozo, Robert H. Gilman, Caryn Bern, and Paula L. Marcet
Journal of Medical Entomology 2017 Jan 1; 54(1): 187–195.
Surveillance and response for high-risk populations: what can malaria elimination programmes learn from the experience of HIV?
Jerry O. Jacobson, Carmen Cueto, Jennifer L. Smith, Jimee Hwang, Roly Gosling and Adam Bennett
Malaria Journal Jan 2017 16:33
Survey of Obstetrician-Gynecologists in the United States About Taeniasis and Cysticercosis
Rebecca L. Hall, Britta Anderson, Jay Schulkin, Paul T. Cantey, Susan P. Montgomery, and Jeffrey L. Jones
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017 Jan 96(1): 233 – 242
Published December 2016
Pneumonia prevention: Cost-effectiveness analyses of two vaccines among refugee children aged under two years, Haemophilus influenzae type b-containing and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, during a humanitarian emergency, Yida camp, South Sudan
Lisa M. Gargano, Rana Hajjeh, and Susan T. Cookson
Vaccine 2017 Jan 11; 35(3): 435–442.
Published November 2016
Affiliation Center for Global Health Research (CGHR), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kisumu, Kenya Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey (SHIMS): a prospective national cohort study
Jessica Justman, Jason B Reed, George Bicego, Deborah Donnell, Keala Li, Naomi Bock, Alison Koler, Neena M Philip, Charmaine K Mlambo, Bharat S Parekh, Yen T Duong, Dennis L Ellenberger, Wafaa M El-Sadr, and Rejoice Nkambule
Lancet HIV 2017 Feb; 4(2): e83–e92.
Published September 2016
Clinical characteristics and factors associated with severe acute respiratory infection and influenza among children in Jingzhou, China
Yang Huai, Xuhua Guan, Shali Liu, Timothy M. Uyeki, Hui Jiang, John Klena, Jigui Huang, Maoyi Chen, Youxing Peng, Hui Yang, Jun Luo, Jiandong Zheng, Zhibin Peng, Xixiang Huo, Lin Xiao, Hui Chen, Yuzhi Zhang, Xuesen Xing, Luzhao Feng, Dale J. Hu, Hongjie Yu, Faxian Zhan, and Jay K. Varma
Influenza Other Respiratory Viruses 2017 Mar; 11(2): 148–156. DOI: 10.1111/irv.12419
Published August 2016
Child height gain is associated with consumption of animal-source foods in livestock-owning households in Western Kenya
Emily Mosites, George Aol, Elkanah Otiang, Godfrey Bigogo, Peninah Munyua, Joel M Montgomery, Marian L Neuhouser, Guy H Palmer and Samuel M Thumbi
Public Health Nutrition Feb 2017 20(2):336-345
Incidence and etiology of hospitalized acute respiratory infections in the Egyptian Delta
Emily Rowlinson, Erica Dueger, Adel Mansour, Nahed Azzazy, Hoda Mansour, Lisa Peters, Summer Rosenstock, Sarah Hamid, Mayar M. Said, Mohamed Geneidy, Monier Abd Allah, and Amr Kandeel
Influenza Other Respiratory Viruses 2017 Jan; 11(1): 23–32.
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