Publications

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

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

Establishing quality assured (QA) laboratory support for onchocerciasis elimination in Africa

International Health, 2018; 10: i33–i39

Joseph Shott, Camilla Ducker, Thomas R. Unnasch and Charles D. Mackenzie

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

Transitioning from river blindness control to elimination: steps toward stopping treatment

International Health, 2018; 10: i7–i13

Paul T. Cantey, Sharon L. Roy, Daniel Boakye, Upendo Mwingira, Eric A. Ottesen, Adrian D. Hopkins and Yao K. Sodahlon

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

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