Publications

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

The Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): A Case Study Exemplifying How Foreign Assistance Funding Can Be Catalytic in Reducing the Burden of Major Global Health Conditions

Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2019; 2019: ciz742

Emily Wainwright, Darin Evans, Lisa Rotondo, Bolivar Pou, Violetta Yevstigneyeva, Kathryn L Zoerhoff, Eric A Ottesen, Richard Reithinger

Funding | Cross-cutting

Progress towards lymphatic filariasis elimination in Ghana from 2000-2016: Analysis of microfilaria prevalence data from 430 communities

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 13: (8): e0007115

Biritwum NK, Frempong KK, Verver S, Odoom S, Alomatu B, et al.

Modeling | Lymphatic filariasis

Elimination of lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem from the Arab Republic of Egypt

Acta Tropica, 2019; 199: 105121

Reda M.R. Ramzy, Hussein A.Kamal, Mohamed A.Hassan and Ayat A.Haggagb

Elimination | Lymphatic filariasis

Targeting a highly repeated germline DNA sequence for improved real-time PCR-based detection of Ascaris infection in human stool

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 13: (7): e0007593

Pilotte N, Maasch JRMA, Easton AV, Dahlstrom E, Nutman TB, et al.

Diagnostics | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Dosing pole recommendations for lymphatic filariasis elimination: A height-weight quantile regression modeling approach

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 13: (7): e0007541

Goss CW, O’Brian K, Dubray C, Fischer PU, Hardy M, et al.

Modelling | Lymphatic filariasis

Sampling strategies for monitoring and evaluation of morbidity targets for soil-transmitted helminths

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 13: (6): e0007514

Giardina F, Coffeng LE, Farrell SH, Vegvari C, Werkman M, et al.

Modelling | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Effects of single and integrated water, sanitation, handwashing, and nutrition interventions on child soil-transmitted helminth and Giardia infections: A cluster-randomized controlled trial in rural Kenya

PLOS Medicine, 2019; 16: (6): e1002841

Pickering AJ, Njenga SM, Steinbaum L, Swarthout J, Lin A, et al

WASH | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

The safety of double- and triple-drug community mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis: A multicenter, open-label, cluster-randomized study

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 16: (6): e1002839

Weil GJ, Bogus J, Christian M, Dubray C, Djuardi Y, et al.

Alternative treatment strategies | Lymphatic filariasis

Implementing a community vector collection strategy for monitoring vector-borne diseases in Ghana

Gates Open Research, 2019; 3: 722

Boakye DA, Frempong KK, Ogoussan KT et al.

Molecular Xenomonitoring | Lymphatic filariasis

Mapping of lymphatic filariasis in loiasis areas: A new strategy shows no evidence for Wuchereria bancrofti endemicity in Cameroon

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 13: (3): e0007192

Wanji S, Esum ME, Njouendou AJ, Mbeng AA, Chounna Ndongmo PW, et al.

Mapping | Lymphatic Filariasis and Loiasis

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