Publications

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

PoolTestR: An R package for estimating prevalence and regression modelling for molecular xenomonitoring and other applications with pooled samples

Environmental Modelling & Software, 2021; 0: 0

Angus McLure, Ben O’Neill, Helen Mayfield, Colleen Lau and Brady McPherson

Comparison of Immunochromatographic Test (ICT) and Filariasis Test Strip (FTS) for Detecting Lymphatic Filariasis Antigen in American Samoa, 2016

Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2021; 6: 132

Meru Sheel, Colleen L. Lau, Sarah Sheridan, Saipale Fuimaono and Patricia M. Graves

Diagnostics | Lymphatic filariasis

Mapping survey of schistosomiasis and soil- transmitted helminthiases towards mass drug administration in The Gambia

PLOS Nelgected Tropical Diseases, 2021; 15: e0009462

Yaya Camara, Bakary Sanneh, Ebrima Joof, Abdoulie M. Sanyang, Sana M. Sambou, Alhagie Papa Sey, Fatou O. Sowe, Amadou Woury Jallow, Balla Jatta, Sharmila Lareef-Jah, Sainey Sanneh, Flobert Njiokou, Abdoulie Jack, Serign Jawo Ceesay, Chinyere Ukaga

AFRO Mapping | Cross-cutting

Evaluating Equity and Coverage in Mass Drug Administration for Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections among School-Age Children in the Hard-to-Reach Setting of Southern Ethiopia

Pediatric Health Medicine and Therapeutics, 2021; 12: 325—333

Asfaw MA, Hailu C, Beyene TJ

MDA & Equity | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Prevalence and risk factors of schistosomiasis among primary school children in four selected regions of The Gambia

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2021; 15: e0009380

Ebrima Joof, Abdoulie M. Sanyang, Yaya Camara, Alhagie Papa Sey, Ignatius Baldeh, Sharmila Lareef Jah, Serign Jawo Ceesay, Sana M. Sambou, Saikou Sanyang, Christopher M. Wade, Bakary Sanneh

prevalence | Lymphatic filariasis Onchocerciasis Schistosomiasis Soil-transmitted helminthiasis Trachoma Chagas Disease Visceral Leishmaniasis Human African Trypanosomiasis Leprosy

The development of a capacity-strengthening program to promote self-care practices among people with lymphatic filariasis-related lymphedema in the Upper West Region of Ghana

Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2021; 10: 64

Solomon Abotiba Atinbire, Benjamin Marfo, Bright Alomatu, Collins Ahorlu, Paul Saunderson and Stefanie Weiland

lymphedema | Lymphatic filariasis

Alternative approaches to lymphoedema care in lymphatic filariasis

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2021; 15: e0009293

Suma Krishnasastry and Charles D. Mackenzie

lymphedema | Lymphatic filariasis

Baseline Mapping of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa: The Accelerated WHO/AFRO Mapping Project

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2021; 0: 1-7

Maria P. Rebollo, Adiele Nkasiobi Onyeze, Alexandre Tiendrebeogo, Mutale Nsakashalo Senkwe, Benido Impouma, Kisito Ogoussan, Honorat G. M. Zouré, Kebede Deribe, Jorge Cano, Ekoue Boniface Kinvi, Andrew Majewski, Eric A. Ottesen and Patrick Lammie

Mapping | Lymphatic filariasis & Onchocerciasis & Schistosomiasis & Soil-transmitted helminthiasis & Trachoma

An open label, block randomized, community study of the safety and efficacy of co-administered ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole vs. diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole for lymphatic filariasis in India

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2021; 15: e0009069

Purushothaman Jambulingam 1, Vijesh Sreedhar Kuttiatt 1, Kaliannagounder Krishnamoorthy 1, Swaminathan Subramanian 1, Adinarayanan Srividya, Hari Kishan K Raju, Manju Rahi, Roopali K Somani, Mallanna K Suryaprakash, Gangeshwar P Dwivedi and Gary J Weil

MDA | Lymphatic filariasis

Triple-Drug Treatment Is Effective for Lymphatic Filariasis Microfilaria Clearance in Samoa

Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2021; 6: 44

Patricia M. Graves, Sarah Sheridan, Jessica Scott, Filipina Amosa-Lei Sam, Take Naseri, Robert Thomsen, Christopher L. King and Colleen L. Lau

MDA | Lymphatic filariasis

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