Publications

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

Pgp3 seroprevalence and associations with active trachoma and ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Malawi: cross-sectional surveys in six evaluation units

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019; 13: (10): e0007749

Burr SE, Hart J, Samikwa L, Chaima D, Cooley G, et al.

Diagnostics | Trachoma

Elimination of onchocerciasis in Africa by 2025: an ambitious target requires ambitious interventions

Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2019; 8: 83

Robert Colebunders, Wilma A. Stolk, Joseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo, Charles D. Mackenzie & Adrian Hopkins

Elimination | Onchocerciasis

A Case for Using Genomics and a Bioinformatics Pipeline to Develop Sensitive and Species-Specific PCR-Based Diagnostics for Soil-Transmitted Helminths

Frontiers in Genetics, 2019; 10: 883

Jessica R. Grant, Nils Pilotte, and Steven Williams

Diagnostics | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

State of deworming coverage and equity in low-income and middle-income countries using household health surveys: a spatiotemporal cross-sectional study

The Lancet Global Health, 2019; 19: 30413-9

Nathan C Lo, Sam Heft-Neal, Jean T Coulibaly, Leslie Leonard, Eran Bendavid, David G Addis

Compliance & coverage | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

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

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