Select NTD publications involving NTD-SC staff or funding are included below.

Elimination of lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem from the Cook Islands

Tropical Medicine and Health, 2018; 46: 12

Charlie Ave, D Ramaiah Kapa and Eric Ottesen

Elimination | Lymphatic filariasis

Interruption of onchocerciasis transmission in Bioko Island: Accelerating the movement from control to elimination in Equatorial Guinea

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018; 12: 5

Zaida Herrador, Belén Garcia, Policarpo Ncogo, Maria Jesus Perteguer, Jose Miguel Rubio, Eva Rivas, Marta Cimas, Guillermo Ordoñez, Silvia de Pablos, Ana Hernández-González, Rufino Nguema, Laura Moya, María Romay-Barja, Teresa Garate, Kira Barbre, Agustín Benito

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

Use of Antibody Tools to Provide Serologic Evidence of Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in The Gambia

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018; 98: 1:15-20

Kimberly Y. Won, Sana Sambou, Amanda Barry, Keri Robinson, Momodou Jaye, Bakary Sanneh, Abdoulie Sanyang, Katherine Gass, Patrick J. Lammie, Maria Rebollo

Elimination | Lymphatic filariasis

Results of a confirmatory mapping tool for Lymphatic filariasis endemicity classification in areas where transmission was uncertain in Ethiopia

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018; 12: 3

Sime H, Gass KM, Mekasha S, Assefa A, Woyessa A, et al.

Mapping | Lymphatic filariasis

Rethinking the serological threshold for onchocerciasis elimination

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018; 12: 3

Katherine M. Gass

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

Comparison of antigen and antibody responses in repeat lymphatic filariasis transmission assessment surveys in American Samoa

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018; 12: 3

Kimberly Y. Won, Keri Robinson, Katy L. Hamlin, Joseph Tufa, Margaret Seespesara, Ryan E. Wiegand, Katherine Gass, Joseph Kubofcik, Thomas B. Nutman, Patrick J. Lammie, Saipale Fuimaono

Surveillance | Lymphatic filariasis

Onchocerciasis: shifting the target from control to elimination requires a new first-step—elimination mapping

International Health, 2018; 10: i14–i19

Maria P. Rebollo, Honorat Zoure, Kisito Ogoussan, Yao Sodahlon, Eric A. Ottesen and Paul T. Cantey

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

Onchocerciasis in Yemen: moving forward towards an elimination program

International Health, 2018; 10: i89–i96

Abdul-Samid Al-Kubati, Charles D. Mackenzie, Daniel Boakye, Yasin Al-Qubati, Abdul-Rahim Al-Samie, Isam E. Awad, Bjorn Thylefors, Adrian Hopkins

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

Cross-border issues: an important component of onchocerciasis elimination programmes

International Health, 2018; 10: i54–i59

Simon Bush, Yao Sodahlon, Philip Downs and Charles D. Mackenzie

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

Operationalization of the test and not treat strategy to accelerate the elimination of onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis in Central Africa

International Health, 2018; 10: i49–i53

Joseph Kamgno, Hugues C. Nana-Djeunga, Sébastien D. Pion, Cédric B. Chesnais, Amy D. Klion, Charles D. Mackenzie, Thomas B. Nutman and Michel Boussinesq

Elimination | Onchocerciasis