Publications

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

Evolution of the monitoring and evaluation strategies to support the World Health Organization's Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

International Health, 2021; 13: S65–S70

Patrick J Lammie, Katherine M Gass, Jonathan King, Michael S Deming, David G Addiss, Gautam Biswas, Eric A Ottesen, and Ralph Henderson

Monitoring and Evaluation | Lymphatic filariasis

Setting the stage for a Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis: the first 125 years (1875–2000)

International Health, 2021; 13: S3–S9

Eric A Ottesen and John Horton

Elimination | Lymphatic filariasis

Implementation challenges and opportunities for improved mass treatment uptake for lymphatic filariasis elimination: Perceptions and experiences of community drug distributors of coastal Kenya

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020; 14: (12): e0009012

Njomo DW, Kimani BW, Kibe LW, Okoyo C, Omondi WP, et al.

Community Engagement | Lymphatic filariasis

Genomics of Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis After 5 Years of SAFE Interventions for Trachoma in Amhara, Ethiopia

The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2020; 615: jiaa615

Harry Pickering, Ambahun Chernet, Eshetu Sata, Mulat Zerihun, Charlotte A Williams, Judith Breuer, Andrew W Nute, Mahteme Haile, Taye Zeru, Zerihun Tadesse, Robin L Bailey, E Kelly Callahan, Martin J Holland, Scott D Nash

Hotspots | Trachoma

Time for a diagnostic sea-change: Rethinking neglected tropical disease diagnostics to achieve elimination

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020; 14: e0008933

K Gass

Diagnostics | Cross-cutting

Effect of repeated epilation for minor trachomatous trichiasis on lash burden, phenotype and surgical management willingness: A cohort study

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020; 14: (12): e0008882

Esmael Habtamu, Tariku Wondie, Wubshet Gobezie, Zerihun Tadesse, Bizuayehu Gashaw, Abebaw Gebeyehu, Chrissy H. Roberts, E. Kelly Callahan, David Macleod, Matthew J. Burton

Morbidity | Trachoma

A community survey of coverage and adverse events following country-wide triple-drug mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis elimination, Samoa 2018

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020; 14: (11): e0008854

Willis GA, Mayfield H, Kearns T, Naseri T, Thomsen R, et al.

Surveillance | Lymphatic filariasis

Supporting elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Samoa by predicting locations of residual infection using machine learning and geostatistics

Scientific Reports, 2020; 10: 20570

Helen J. Mayfield, Hugh Sturrock, Benjamin F. Arnold, Ricardo Andrade-Pacheco, Therese Kearns, Patricia Graves, Take Naseri, Robert Thomsen, Katherine Gass & Colleen L. Lau

Modelling | Lymphatic filariasis

DjinniChip: evaluation of a novel molecular rapid diagnostic device for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in trachoma-endemic areas

Parasites & Vectors, 2020; 13: 533

Tamsyn R. Derrick, Natalia Sandetskaya, Harry Pickering, Andreas Kölsch, Athumani Ramadhani, Elias Mafuru, Patrick Massae, Aiweda Malisa, Tara Mtuy, Matthew J. Burton, Martin J. Holland & Dirk Kuhlmeier

Diagnostics | Trachoma

Diagnostics and the neglected tropical diseases roadmap: setting the agenda for 2030

Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020; 118: 10.1093/trstmh/traa118

Ashley A Souza, Camilla Ducker, Daniel Argaw, Jonathan D King, Anthony W Solomon, Marco A Biamonte, Rhea N Coler, Israel Cruz, Veerle Lejon, Bruno Levecke, Fabricio K Marchini, Michael Marks, Pascal Millet, Sammy M Njenga, Rahmah Noordin, René Paulussen, Esvawaran Sreekumar, Patrick J Lammie

Diagnostics and NTD Roadmap | Cross-cutting

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