Publications

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

River blindness: reducing the prevalence of clinical disease

Community Eye Health Journal, 2018; 31: 101

Charles Mackenzie, Martin Kollmann, Sabine Specht and Yao Sodhalon

Treatment impact | Onchocerciasis

Assessing knowledge about lymphatic filariasis and the implementation of mass drug administration amongst drug deliverers in three districts/cities of Indonesia

Parasites & Vectors, 2018; 11: 315

Christiana R. Titaley, Rita Damayanti, Nugroho Soeharno, Anifatun Mu’asyaroh, Mark Bradley, Tim Lynam and Alison Krentel

Elimination | Lymphatic filariasis

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

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