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2018 Publications

Published May

Trends in Antiretroviral Therapy Eligibility and Coverage Among Children Aged <15 Years with HIV Infection — 20 PEPFAR-Supported Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2012–2016
Amanda Burrage, MD; Monita Patel, PhD; Kelsey Mirkovic, PhD; Eric Dziuban, MD; Wondimu Teferi, MD; Laura Broyles, MD; Emilia Rivadeneira, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 18 May 2018 67(19)

Volatile biomarkers of symptomatic and asymptomatic malaria infection in humans
Consuelo M. De Moraes, Caroline Wanjiku, Nina M. Stanczyk, Hannier Pulido, James W. Sims, Heike S. Betz, Andrew F. Read, Baldwyn Torto, and Mark C. Mescher
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 14 May 2018

Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, January 2016–March 2018
Farrah Khan; S. Deblina Datta, MD; Arshad Quddus, MD; John F. Vertefeuille, PhD; Cara C. Burns, PhD; Jaume Jorba, PhD; Steven G.F. Wassilak, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 11 May 2018 67(18)

Progress Toward Measles Elimination — Western Pacific Region, 2013–2017
José E. Hagan, MD; Jennifer L. Kriss, PhD; Yoshihiro Takashima, MD, PhD; Kayla Mae L. Mariano; Roberta Pastore, MD; Varja Grabovac, MSc; Alya J. Dabbagh, PhD; James L. Goodson, MPH
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 4 May 2018 67(17)

Knowledge and Adherence to the National Guidelines for Malaria Diagnosis in Pregnancy among Health-Care Providers and Drug-Outlet Dispensers in Rural Western Kenya
Christina Riley, Stephanie Dellicour, Peter Ouma, Urbanus Kioko, Ahmeddin Omar, Simon Kariuki, Zipporah Ng’ang’a, Meghna Desai, Ann M. Buff, Julie R. Gutman
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene May 2018 98(5)

Published April

A digital microfluidic system for serological immunoassays in remote settings
Alphonsus H. C. Ng, Ryan Fobel, Christian Fobel, Julian Lamanna, Darius G. Rackus, Aimee Summers, Christopher Dixon, Michael D. M. Dryden, Charis Lam, et al.
Science Translational Magazine 25 April 2018 10(438)

Incidence and prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis among adolescents and young adults: a systematic review
Kathryn J. Snow, Lisa J. Nelson, Charalambos Sismanidis, Susan M. Sawyer, and Stephen M. Graham
Epidemiology & Infection 15 April 2018

Acute Metam Sodium Poisoning Caused by Occupational Exposure at a Flower Farm — Uganda, October 2016
Susan Nakubulwa, MSc; Joy Kusiima, MHSR; Daniel Kadobera, MSc; Joan N. Mutyoba, MS; Alex R. Ario, PhD; Bao-Ping Zhu, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 13 April 2018 67(14)

HIV incidence in western Kenya during scale-up of antiretroviral therapy and voluntary medical male circumcision: a population-based cohort analysis
Martien W Borgdorff, Daniel Kwaro, David Obor, George Otieno, Viviane Kamire, Frederick Odongo, Patrick Owuor, Jacques Muthusi, Lisa A Mills, Rachael Joseph, Mary E Schmitz, Peter W Young, Emily Zielinski-Gutierrez, Kevin M De Cock
Lancet HIV 9 April 2018

Acute Metam Sodium Poisoning Caused by Occupational Exposure at a Flower Farm — Uganda, October 2016
Susan Nakubulwa, MSc; Joy Kusiima, MHSR; Daniel Kadobera, MSc; Joan N. Mutyoba, MS; Alex R. Ario, PhD; Bao-Ping Zhu, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 13 April 2018 67(14)

Surveillance to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, 2016–2017
Tracie J. Gardner, PhD; Ousmane M. Diop, PhD; Jaume Jorba, PhD; Smita Chavan, MS; Jamal Ahmed, MD; Abhijeet Anand, MBBS
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 13 April 2018 67(14)

Updated CDC Recommendations for Using Artemether-Lumefantrine for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria in Pregnant Women in the United States
Sarah-Blythe Ballard, MD, PhD; Allison Salinger; MPHc; Paul M. Arguin, MD; Meghna Desai, PhD; Kathrine R. Tan, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 13 April 2018 67(14)

Acute Malnutrition and Anemia Among Rohingya Children in Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh
Eva Leidman, MSPH; Alexa Humphreys, MS; Blanche Greene Cramer, DrPH; et al
JAMA 10 April 2018 319(14)

Improved Survival and Cure Rates With Concurrent Treatment for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis–Human Immunodeficiency Virus Coinfection in South Africa
James C M Brust, N Sarita Shah, Koleka Mlisana, Pravi Moodley, Salim Allana, Angela Campbell, Brent A Johnson, Iqbal Master, Thuli Mthiyane, Simlatha Lachman Lee-Megan Larkan, Yuming Ning, Amyn Malik, Jonathan P Smith, Neel R Gandhi
Clinical Infectious Diseases 3 April 2018 66(8)

Published March

Bleeding and Blood Disorders in Clients of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention — Eastern and Southern Africa, 2015–2016
Lawrence E. Hinkle, MSPH; Carlos Toledo, PhD; Jonathan M. Grund, MA, MPH; Vanessa R. Byams, MPH; Naomi Bock, MD; Renee Ridzon, MD; Caroline Cooney; Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, MD; Anne G. Thomas, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 23 March 2018 67(11)

Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Outbreaks and Events — Three Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017
Mary M. Alleman, PhD; Rohit Chitale, PhD; Cara C. Burns, PhD; Jane Iber, MSc; Naomi Dybdahl-Sissoko; Qi Chen, MSc; Djo-Roy Van Koko, MD; Raimi Ewetola, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 16 March 2018

Comparison of antigen and antibody responses in repeat lymphatic filariasis transmission assessment surveys in American Samoa
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
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9 March 2018

A tale of two countries: progress towards UNAIDS 90‐90‐90 targets in Botswana and Australia
Tafireyi Marukutira, Mark Stoové, Shahin Lockman, Lisa A Mills, Tendani Gaolathe, Refeletswe Lebelonyane, Joseph N Jarvis, Sherrie L Kelly, David P Wilson, et al.
Journal of the International AIDS Society 6 March 2018

Knowledge and Adherence to the National Guidelines for Malaria Diagnosis in Pregnancy among Health-Care Providers and Drug-Outlet Dispensers in Rural Western Kenya
Christina Riley, Stephanie Dellicour, Peter Ouma, Urbanus Kioko, Ahmeddin Omar, Simon Kariuki, Zipporah Ng’ang’a, Meghna Desai, Ann M. Buff and Julie R. Gutman
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 5 March 2018

Risk factors for unsafe behaviors toward grenades among rural populations affected by explosive devices in Colombia
Andrew T. Boyd, Kristin Becknell, Steven Russell, Curtis Blanton, Susan T. Cookson, Oleg O. Bilukha,
and Mark Anderson
Conflict and Health 5 March 2018 12(4)

Impact of Ebola experiences and risk perceptions on mental health in Sierra Leone, July 2015
Mohamed F Jalloh, Wenshu Li, Rebecca E Bunnell, Kathleen A Ethier, Ann O’Leary, Kathy M Hageman, Paul Sengeh, Mohammad B Jalloh, Oliver Morgan, Sara Hersey, Barbara J Marston, Foday Dafae, John T Redd
BMJ Global Health March 2018 3(2)

Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Nigeria, January–December 2017
Omotayo Bolu, MD; Chimeremma Nnadi, MD, PhD; Eunice Damisa, MPH; Fiona Braka, MBBS; Anisur Siddique, MD; W. Roodly Archer, PhD; Philip Bammeke, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2 March 2018 67(8)

Trichinellosis Outbreak Linked to Consumption of Privately Raised Raw Boar Meat — California, 2017
Dustin Heaton, MSN; Sandra Huang, MD; Rita Shiau, MPH; Shannon Casillas, MPH; Anne Straily, DVM; Li Kuo Kong, MD; Valerie Ng, MD, PhD; Viviana Petru, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2 March 2018 67(8)

Published February

Multiplex serology for impact evaluation of bed net distribution on burden of lymphatic filariasis and four species of human malaria in northern Mozambique
Mateusz M. Plucinski , Baltazar Candrinho, Geraldo Chambe, João Muchanga, Olinda Muguande, Graça Matsinhe, Guidion Mathe, Eric Rogier, Timothy Doyle, Rose Zulliger, James Colborn, Abu Saifodine, Patrick Lammie, Jeffrey W. Priest
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 14 February 2018

Immunogenicity of Fractional-Dose Vaccine during a Yellow Fever Outbreak — Preliminary Report
Steve Ahuka-Mundeke, M.D., Ph.D., Rebecca M. Casey, M.B., B.S., M.P.H., Jennifer B. Harris, Ph.D., M.P.H., Meredith G. Dixon, M.D., at al.
New England Journal of Medicine 14 February 2018

Case Report: Conjunctival Infestation with Thelazia gulosa: A Novel Agent of Human Thelaziasis in the United States
Richard S. Bradbury, Kathleen V. Breen, Erin M. Bonura, John W. Hoyt and Henry S. Bishop
American Journal for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 12 February 2018

Impact of a Hypothetical Infectious Disease Outbreak on US Exports and Export-Based Jobs
Bambery Zoe, Cassell Cynthia H., Bunnell Rebecca E., Roy Kakoli, Ahmed Zara, Payne Rebecca L., and Meltzer Martin I.
Health Security 6 February 2018

Efficacy and safety of primaquine and methylene blue for prevention of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Mali: a phase 2, single-blind, randomised controlled trial
Prof Alassane Dicko MD, Michelle E Roh MPH, Halimatou Diawara MD, Almahamoudou Mahamar PharmD, Harouna M Soumare PharmD, Kjerstin Lanke BSc, John Bradley PhD, Jimee Hwang MD, et al.
Lancet Infectious Diseases 6 February 2018

The links between agriculture, Anopheles mosquitoes, and malaria risk in children younger than 5 years in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a population-based, cross-sectional, spatial study
Mark M Janko, PhD, Seth R Irish, PhD, Prof Brian J Reich, PhD, Marc Peterson, MA, Stephanie M Doctor, BS, Melchior Kashamuka Mwandagalirwa, MSPH, Joris L Likwela, MD, Prof Antoinette K Tshefu, MD, Prof Steven R Meshnick, MD, Prof Michael E Emch, PhD
Lancet Planetary Health February 2018 2(2)

Published January

Expanding the malaria molecular diagnostic options: opportunities and challenges for loop-mediated isothermal amplification tests for malaria control and elimination
Naomi W. Lucchi, Daouda Ndiaye, Sumudu Britton, and Venkatachalam Udhayakumar
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics 28 January 2018 18(2)

Detection of Apparent Cell-free M. tuberculosis DNA from Plasma
E. S. Click, W. Murithi, G. S. Ouma, K. McCarthy, M. Willby, S. Musau, H. Alexander, E. Pevzner, J. Posey & K. P. Cain
Scientific Reports 12 January 2018

Status of HIV Epidemic Control Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women Aged 15–24 Years — Seven African Countries, 2015–2017
Kristin Brown, MPH; Daniel B. Williams, MA; Steve Kinchen; Suzue Saito, MA, MIA; Elizabeth Radin, PhD; Hetal Patel; Andrea Low, MD, PhD; Stephen Delgado, PhD; Owen Mugurungi, MD; Godfrey Musuka, DVM; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 12 January 2018 67(1)

Comparative assessment of five trials of universal HIV testing and treatment in sub‐Saharan Africa
Delphine Perriat, Laura Balzer, Richard Hayes, Shahin Lockman, Fiona Walsh, Helen Ayles, Sian Floyd, Diane Havlir, Moses Kamya, et al.
Journal of the International AIDS Society 8 January 2018

Factors contributing to measles transmission during an outbreak in Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, April to August 2015
Fred Nsubuga, Lilian Bulage, Immaculate Ampeire, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Simon Kasasa, Patricia Tanifum, Alex Ario Riolexus and Bao-Ping Zhu
BMC Infectious Diseases 8 January 2018 18(21)

Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis-Specific Antibodies before and after Mass Drug Administration for Trachoma in Community-Wide Surveys of Four Communities in Nepal
Sarah E. Gwyn, Lingwei Xiang, Ram Prasad Kandel, Deborah Dean, Manoj Gambhir, Diana L. Martin
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene January 2018 98(1)

2017 Publications

Published December

Massive Iatrogenic Outbreak of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 in Rural Cambodia, 2014–2015
François Rouet  Janin Nouhin  Du-Ping Zheng  Benjamin Roche  Allison Black Sophearot Prak  Marie Leoz  Catherine Gaudy-Graffin  Laurent Ferradini Chandara Mom  Sovatha Mam, et al.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 4 December 2017

Comparison of HIV Testing among Children and Adults with Tuberculosis, Vietnam.
Tyson Volkmann, Binh Nguyen, Ebelechuckwu (Gloria) Anyalechi, Kimberly Chapman Hedges, Anh Van Ho, and Eleanor Click
Journal of Tuberculosis Research December 2017 5(4)

Health and Development at Age 19–24 Months of 19 Children Who Were Born with Microcephaly and Laboratory Evidence of Congenital Zika Virus Infection During the 2015 Zika Virus Outbreak — Brazil, 2017
Ashley Satterfield-Nash, DrPH; Kim Kotzky, MPH; Jacob Allen, MPH; Jeanne Bertolli, PhD; Cynthia A. Moore, MD, PhD; Isabela Ornelas Pereira; at al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 15 December 2017 66(49)

Large Outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C — Nigeria, December 2016–June 2017
Chimeremma Nnadi, MD, PhD; John Oladejo, MBBS; Sebastian Yennan, MPH; Adesola Ogunleye, DDS; Chidinma Agbai, MPH; Lawal Bakare, MBBS; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 15 December 2017 66(49)

A Persistent Hotspot of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in a Five-Year Randomized Trial of Praziquantel Preventative Chemotherapy Strategies
Ryan E Wiegand, Pauline N M Mwinzi, Susan P Montgomery, YuYen L Chan, Kennedy Andiego, Martin Omedo, et al.
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 12 December 2017 216(11)

Using a quality improvement approach to improve maternal and neonatal care in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Michelle Hynes, Kate Meehan, Janet Meyers, Leon Mashukano Maneno & Erin Hulland
Reproductive Health Matters 12 December 2017

Abbreviated atovaquone-proguanil prophylaxis regimens in travellers after leaving malaria-endemic areas: A systematic review
Jelmer Savelkoela, Klaas Hendrik Binnendijka, Rene Spijkerb, Michèle van Vugta, Kathrine Tanc, Thomas Hänscheidd, Patricia Schlagenhaufe, Martin Peter Grobuscha
Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases 11 December 2017

Progress Toward Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis, January 2016–June 2017
Donald R. Hopkins, MD; Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, PhD; Mark L. Eberhard, PhD; Sharon L. Roy, MD; Adam J. Weiss, MPH
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 8 December 2017 66(48)

Acute Malnutrition Among Children, Mortality, and Humanitarian Interventions in Conflict-Affected Regions — Nigeria, October 2016–March 2017
Eva Leidman, MSPH; Erin Tromble, MD; Adamu Yermina, DVM; Robert Johnston, MPH, MSc; Chris Isokpunwu, MBBS; Adeyemi Adeniran; Assaye Bulti, MSC
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 8 December 2017 66(48)

Post-Treatment HRP2 Clearance in Patients with Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria
Mateusz M Plucinski, Pedro Rafael Dimbu, Filomeno Fortes, Salim Abdulla, Saumu Ahmed, Julie Gutman, S Patrick Kachur, Aida Badiane, Daouda Ndiaye, et al.
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 6 December 2017

Relevance of Global Health Security to the US Export Economy
Cassell Cynthia H., Bambery Zoe, Roy Kakoli, Meltzer Martin I., Ahmed Zara, Payne Rebecca L., and Bunnell Rebecca E.
Health Security 4 December 2017

Scale-Up of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Services for HIV Prevention — 12 Countries in Southern and Eastern Africa, 2013–2016
Jonas Z. Hines, MD; Onkemetse Conrad Ntsuape; Kananga Malaba, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 1 December 2017 66(47)

Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors in Developing Countries: Policy Perspectives
Deliana Kostova, Frank J. Chaloupka, Thomas R. Frieden, Kelly Henning, Jeremias Paul Jr, Patrick L. Osewe, Samira Asma
Preventative Medicine December 2017 105(S)

Published November

HIV Prevention Efforts and Incidence of HIV in Uganda
Donna Kabatesi, M.D., M.P.H.; Stella T. Alamo, M.D., M.P.H.; Steven Wiersma, M.D., M.P.H.; M. Kate Grabowski, Ph.D.; David M. Serwadda; M.B., Ch.B., M.P.H.; Ronald H. Gray, M.D.; at al.
The New England Journal of Medicine 30 November 2017

Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Pakistan, January 2016–September 2017
Youness Elhamidi, MPA; Abdirahman Mahamud, MD; Muhammad Safdar, MD; Wasan Al Tamimi, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 24 Novemebr 2017 66(46)

Progress in Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control and Elimination — Worldwide, 2000–2016
Gavin B. Grant, MD; Susan E. Reef, MD; Minal Patel, MD; Jennifer K. Knapp, PhD; Alya Dabbagh, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 17 November 2017 66(45)

Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2016
Leora R. Feldstein, PhD; Stephanie Mariat, MSc; Marta Gacic-Dobo, MSc; Mamadou S. Diallo, PhD; Laura M. Conklin, MD; Aaron S. Wallace, MPH
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 17 November 2017 66(45)

Serology reflects a decline in the prevalence of trachoma in two regions of The Gambia
Stephanie J. Migchelsen, Nuno Sepúlveda, Diana L. Martin, Gretchen Cooley, Sarah Gwyn, Harry Pickering, et al.
Scientific Reports 8 November 2017

Malaria surveys using rapid diagnostic tests and validation of results using post hoc quantification of Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2
Mateusz Plucinski, Rafael Dimbu, Baltazar Candrinho, James Colborn, Aida Badiane, Daouda Ndiaye, at al.
Malaria Journal 7 November 2017 16(451)

Efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil, 2016
Megumi Itoh, Suiane Negreiros do Valle, Sâmela Farias, Thayna Maria Holanda de Souza, Giselle Maria Rachid Viana, Naomi Lucchi, Stella Chenet, et al.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 6 November 2017

Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis-Specific Antibodies before and after Mass Drug Administration for Trachoma in Community-Wide Surveys of Four Communities in Nepal
Sarah E. Gwyn, Lingwei Xiang, Ram Prasad Kandel, Deborah Dean, Manoj Gambhir and Diana L. Martin
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 6 November 2017

Association between male circumcision and women’s biomedical health outcomes: a systematic review
Jonathan M Grund, MPH, Tyler S Bryant, MHS, Inimfon Jackson, MPH, Kelly Curran, MPH, Naomi Bock, MD, Carlos Toledo, PhD, Joanna Taliano, MLS, et al.
Lancet Global Health November 2017 5(11)

Implementation of Rotavirus Surveillance and Vaccine Introduction — World Health Organization African Region, 2007–2016
Jason M. Mwenda, PhD; Rachel M. Burke, PhD; Keith Shaba, MPH; Richard Mihigo, MD; Mable Carole Tevi-Benissan, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 3 November 2017 66(43)

Update on Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses — Worldwide, January 2016–June 2017
Jaume Jorba, PhD; Ousmane M. Diop, PhD; Jane Iber, MSc; Elizabeth Henderson; Roland W. Sutter, MD; Steven G.F. Wassilak, MD; Cara C. Burns, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 3 November 2017 66(43)

Global Disease Detection—Achievements in Applied Public Health Research, Capacity Building, and Public Health Diplomacy, 2001–2016
Carol Y. Rao, Grace W. Goryoka, Olga L. Henao, Kevin R. Clarke, Stephanie J. Salyer, and Joel M. Montgomery
Emerging Infectious Diseases 1 November 2017 23(S)

Published October

Lessons Learned from Emergency Response Vaccination Efforts for Cholera, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, and Ebola
Jenny A. Walldorf, Kashmira A. Date, Nandini Sreenivasan, Jennifer B. Harris, and Terri B. Hyde
Emerging Infectious Diseases 31 October 2017 23(S)

Contributions of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Implementing the Global Health Security Agenda in 17 Partner Countries
Arthur G. FitzmauriceComments to Author , Michael Mahar, Leah F. Moriarty, Maureen Bartee, Mitsuaki Hirai, Wenshu Li, A. Russell Gerber, Jordan W. Tappero, Rebecca Bunnell, and GHSA Implementation Group
Emerging Infectious Diseases 26 October 2017 23(13)

Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination – Worldwide, 2000-2016
Alya Dabbagh, PhD; Minal K. Patel, MD; Laure Dumolard, PhD; Marta Gacic-Dobo, MSc; Mick N. Mulders, PhD; Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, MD; Katrina Kretsinger, MD; Mark J. Papania, MD; Paul A. Rota, PhD; James L. Goodson, MPH
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 26 October 2017 66(42)

Rapid Field Response to a Cluster of Illnesses and Deaths – Sinoe County, Liberia, April-May 2017
John Doedeh, MD; Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, MPhil; Kwuakuan D.M. Yealue II, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 26 October 2017 66(42)

Real-Time Surveillance in Emergencies Using the Early Warning Alert and Response Network
Kristina M. Cordes, Susan T. Cookson, Andrew T. Boyd, Colleen Hardy, Mamunur Rahman Malik, Peter Mala, Khalid El Tahir, Marthe Everard1, Mohamad Jasiem, and Farah Husain
Emerging Infectious Diseases 23 October 2017 23(S)

Measles and rubella elimination: learning from polio eradication and moving forward with a diagonal approach
James L. Goodson, James P. Alexander, Robert W. Linkins & Walter A. Orenstein
Expert Review of Vaccines 23 October 2017 16(12)

Cluster randomized trial comparing school-based mass drug administration schedules in areas of western Kenya with moderate initial prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infections
Diana M. S. Karanja, Emmy K. Awino, Ryan E. Wiegand, Edward Okoth, Bernard O. Abudho, Pauline N. M. Mwinzi, Susan P. Montgomery, W. Evan Secor
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 23 October 2017

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Ebola Virus Disease at the End of a National Epidemic — Guinea, August 2015
Mohamed F. Jalloh, MPH; Susan J. Robinson, PhD; Jamaica Corker, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 20 October 2017 66(41)

Reporting Deaths Among Children Aged <5 Years After the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic — Bombali District, Sierra Leone, 2015–2016
Amanda L. Wilkinson, PhD; Reinhard Kaiser, MD; Mohamed F. Jalloh, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 20 October 2017 66(41)

Public Health Progress in Haiti: Achievements, Challenges, and Lessons Learned since the 2010 Earthquake
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 18 October 2017 97(S4)

Capacity Development through the US President’s Malaria Initiative–Supported Antimalarial Resistance Monitoring in Africa Network
Eric S. Halsey, Meera Venkatesan, Mateusz M. Plucinski, Eldin Talundzic, Naomi W. Lucchi, Zhiyong Zhou, Celine I. Mandara, et al.
Emerging Infectious Diseases 18 October 2017 23(S)

Joint External Evaluation—Development and Scale-Up of Global Multisectoral Health Capacity Evaluation Process
Elizabeth Bell, Jordan W. Tappero, Kashef Ijaz, Maureen Bartee, Jose Fernandez, Hannah Burris, Karen Sliter, Simo Nikkari, Stella Chungong, Guenael Rodier, Hamid Jafari, and the CDC JEE Team and WHO Geneva JEE Secretariat
Emerging Infectious Diseases 13 October 2017 23(S)

Malaria prevalence, prevention and treatment seeking practices among nomadic pastoralists in northern Senegal
Mame Cheikh Seck, Julie Thwing, Fatou Ba Fall, Jules Francois Gomis, Awa Deme, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Rachel Daniels, Sarah K. Volkman, Medoune Ndiop, Mady Ba and Daouda Ndiaye
Malaria Journal 13 October 2017 16(413)

Assessing bed net damage: comparisons of three measurement methods for estimating the size, shape, and distribution of holes on bed nets
Jodi L. Vanden Eng, Don P. Mathanga, Keren Landman, Dyson Mwandama, Anna A. Minta, Monica Shah, James Sutcliffe, Joseph Chisaka, Kim A. Lindblade and Laura Steinhardt
Malaria Journal 10 October 2017 16(405)

Treating cholera in severely malnourished children in the Horn of Africa and Yemen
Mija Ververs, Rupa Narra
The Lancet 5 October 2017 390(10106)

The effect of holes in long-lasting insecticidal nets on malaria in Malawi: results from a case–control study
Anna A. Minta, Keren Z. Landman, Dyson A. Mwandama, Monica P. Shah, Jodi L. Vanden Eng, James F. Sutcliffe, Joseph Chisaka, Kim A. Lindblade, Don P. Mathanga and Laura C. Steinhardt
Malaria Journal 2 October 2017 16(394)

Household costs among patients hospitalized with malaria: evidence from a national survey in Malawi, 2012
Ian Hennessee, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Melissa Briggs-Hagen, Andy Bauleni, Monica P. Shah, Alfred Chalira, Dubulao Moyo, Wilfred Dodoli, Misheck Luhanga, John Sande, Doreen Ali, Julie Gutman, Kim A. Lindblade, Joseph Njau and Don P. Mathanga
Malaria Journal 2 October 2017 16(395)

Assessment of the quality of anti-tuberculosis medicines in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2014
Nabirova, D.; Schmid, G.; Yusupova, R.; Kantarbayeva, M.; Ismailov, S. I.; Moffett, D.; Jähnke, R. W. O.; Nuorti, J. P.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 1 October 2017 21(10)

Assessment of U.S. Pediatrician Knowledge of Toxocariasis
Woodhall DM, Garcia AP, Shapiro CA, Wray SL, Shane AL, Mani CS, Stimpert KK, Fox LM, Montgomery SP.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene October 2017 97(4)

Global respiratory syncytial virus-associated mortality in young children (RSV GOLD): a retrospective case series
Nienke M Scheltema, MD, Angela Gentile, MD, Florencia Lucion, MD, D James Nokes, PhD Somsak Thamthitiwat, et al.
The Lancet October 2017 5(10)

Published September

Establishment of CDC Global Rapid Response Team to Ensure Global Health Security
Tasha Stehling-Ariza, Adrienne Lefevre, Dinorah Calles, Kpandja Djawe, Richard Garfield, Michael Gerber, Margherita Ghiselli, Coralie Giese, Ashley L. Greiner, Adela Hoffman, Leigh Ann Miller, et al.
Emerging Infectious Diseases 29 September 2017 23(S)

Protocol and baseline data for a multi-year cohort study of the effects of different mass drug treatment approaches on functional morbidities from schistosomiasis in four African countries
Ye Shen, Charles H. King, Sue Binder, Feng Zhang, Christopher C. Whalen, W. Evan Secor, Susan P. Montgomery, Pauline N. M. Mwinzi, et al.
BMC Infectious Diseases 29 September 2017 17(652)

Survey of poliovirus antibodies in Borno and Yobe States, North-Eastern Nigeria
Gofama MM, Verma H, Abdullahi H, Molodecky NA, Craig KT, Urua UA, Garba MA, Alhaji MA, Weldon WC, Oberste MS, Braka F, Muhammad AJG, Sutter RW.
PLoS One 26 September 2017 12(9)

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its Partners’ Contributions to Advance Global Health Security
Tappero JW, Cassell CH, Bunnell RE, Angulo FJ, Craig A, Pesik N, et al.;
Emerging Infectious Diseases 21 September 2017.

Tuberculosis among migrants in Bishkek, the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic
Goncharova, O.; Denisiuk, O.; Zachariah, R.; Davtyan, K.; Nabirova, D.; Acosta, C.; Kadyrov, A.
Public Health Action 21 September 2017 7(3)

The 117 call alert system in Sierra Leone: from rapid Ebola notification to routine death reporting
Charles Alpren, Mohamed F Jalloh, Reinhard Kaiser, Mariam Diop, SAS Kargbo, Evelyn Castle, Foday Dafae, Sara Hersey, John T Redd, Amara Jambai
BMJ Global Health 7 September 2017 2(3)

Effectiveness of a Third Dose of MMR Vaccine for Mumps Outbreak Control
Cardemil CV, Dahl RM, James L, Wannemuehler K, Gary HE, Shah M, Marin M, Riley J, Feikin DR, Patel M, Quinlisk P.
New England Journal of Medicine 7 September 2017 377(10)

Seroprevalence of antibodies to Toxocara species in the United States and associated risk factors, 2011- 2014
Eugene W Liu, Holly M Chastain , Sun Hee Shin, Ryan Wiegand, Deanna Kruszon-Moran, Sukwan Handali, Jeffrey L Jones
Clinical Infectious Diseases 4 September 2017

Molecular Characterization of a Cluster of Imported Malaria Cases in Puerto Rico
Stella M. Chenet, Luciana Silva-Flannery, Naomi W. Lucchi, Ljolje Dragan, Emilio Dirlikov, Kimberly Mace, Brenda Rivera-García, Paul M. Arguin, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 3 September 2017 97(3)

High rates of loss to follow-up during the first year of pre-antiretroviral therapy for HIV patients at sites providing pre-ART care in Nigeria, 2004–2012
Simon G. Agolory, Andrew F. Auld, Solomon Odafe, Ray W. Shiraishi, E. Kainne Dokubo, Mahesh Swaminathan, Ibrahim Dalhatu, Dennis Onotu, Oseni Abiri, Henry Debem, Adebobola Bashorun, Tedd V. Ellerbrock
PLOS One 1 September 2017

Quantifying malaria risk in travellers: a quixotic pursuit
Elizabeth A Davlantes, Kathrine R Tan, and Paul M Arguin
Journal of Travel Medicine 1 September 2017 24(6)

Evaluating the Impact of Malaria Control Interventions in sub-Saharan Africa
Julie Thwing, Steven Yoon, Achuyt Bhattarai, Alexander Rowe, Peter McElroy, Carrie Nielsen, Jon Tongren, and Patrick Kucher
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene September 2017 97(3S)

Published August

The use of respondent‑driven sampling to assess malaria knowledge, treatment‑seeking behaviours and preventive practices among mobile and migrant populations in a setting of artemisinin resistance in Western Cambodia
Po Ly, Julie Thwing, Colleen McGinn, Cesia E. Quintero, Narann Top‑Samphor, Najibullah Habib, Jack S. Richards, Sara E. Canavati, Seshu Babu Vinjamuri and Chea Nguon
Malaria Journal 30 August 2017

Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Afghanistan
Maureen Martinez, MPH; Hemant Shukla, MD; Joanna Nikulin, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 18 August 2017 66(32)

Interlaboratory validation of an improved method for detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce using a real-time PCR assay
Helen R. Murphy, Hediye Nese Cinar, Gopal Gopinath, Kathy E. Noe, Lacresha D. Chatman, Fernanda S. Nascimento, Monica Santin, et al.
Food Microbiology 17 August 2017 69

Building virtual communities of practice for health
Bruce Struminger, Sanjeev Arora, Sarah Zalud-Cerrato, David Lowrance, Tedd Ellerbrock
The Lancet 12 August 2017 390(10095)

Meningitis Outbreak Caused by Vaccine-Preventable Bacterial Pathogens
Fortress Y. Aku, MPhil; Fernanda C. Lessa, MD; Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 4 August 2017 66(30)

Preliminary Results After Implementation of a Universal Treatment Program (Test and Start) for Persons Living with HIV Infection
Amee M. Schwitters, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 4 August 2017 66(30)

Recurrence of Guinea Worm Disease in Chad after a 10-Year Absence: Risk Factors for Human Cases Identified in 2010–2011
Nandini Sreenivasan, Adam Weiss, Jean-Paul Djiatsa, Fernand Toe, Ngarodjel Djimadoumaji, Tracy Ayers, Mark Eberhard, Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, Sharon L. Roy
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene August 2017 97(2)

Critical gaps in laboratory leadership to meet global health security goals
Adilya Albetkova, Jocelyn Isadore, John Ridderhof, Renee Ned-Sykes, Lucy Maryogo-Robinson, Eric Blank, Sebastien Cognat, Virginie Dolmazon, Philippe Gasquet, Mark Rayfield, & Leonard Peruski
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 95(8) August 2017

Preliminary Epidemiology of Human Infections with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, China, 2017
Lei Zhou, Yi Tan, Min Kang, Fuqiang Liu, Ruiqi Ren, Yali Wang, Tao Chen, Yiping Yang, Chao Li, Jie Wu, Hengjiao Zhang, Dan Li, Carolyn M. Greene, Suizan Zhou et al.
Emerging Infectious Diseases August 2017 23(8)

 

Published July

The Role of Screening and Treatment in National Progress Toward Hepatitis C Elimination — Georgia, 2015–2016
Muazzam Nasrullah, MD, PhD; David Sergeenko, MD, PhD; Lia Gvinjilia, MD, PhD; Amiran Gamkrelidze, MD, PhD; Tengiz Tsertsvadze, MD, PhD; Juliette Morgan, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 28 July 2017 66(29)

Increasing seasonal influenza vaccination among high risk groups in China: Do community healthcare workers have a role to play?
Ying Song , Tao Zhang, Liling Chen, Bo Yi, Xiaoning Hao, Suizan Zhou, Ran Zhang, Carolyn Greene
Vaccine 24 July 2017 35(33)

Progress Toward Measles Elimination
Sudhir Khanal, MPH; Rajendra Bohara, MD; Stephen Chacko, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 21 July 2017 66(28)

A prolonged, community-wide cholera outbreak associated with drinking water contaminated by sewage in Kasese District, western Uganda
Benon Kwesiga, Gerald Pande, Alex Riolexus Ario, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Joseph K. B. Matovu and Bao-Ping Zhu
BMC Public Health 18 Jul 2017 18(30)

Resisting and tolerating P. falciparum in pregnancy under different malaria transmission intensities
Nicaise Tuikue Ndam, Emmanuel Mbuba, Raquel González, Pau Cisteró, Simon Kariuki, Esperança Sevene, María Rupérez, Ana Maria Fonseca, et al.
BMC

CDC’s Response to the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic — Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
Benjamin A. Dahl, PhD; Michael H. Kinzer, MD; Pratima L. Raghunathan, PhD; Athalia Christie, MIA; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 8 July 2016 65(S3)
Medicine 17 July 2017

Estimating influenza and respiratory syncytial virus-associated mortality in Western Kenya using health and demographic surveillance system data, 2007-2013
Emukule GO, Spreeuwenberg P, Chaves SS, Mott JA, Tempia S, Bigogo G, Nyawanda B, Nyaguara A, Widdowson MA, van der Velden K, Paget JW.
PLoS One 7 July 2017 12(7)

Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children in 2015: a systematic review and modelling study
Henry C. Baggett, Pongpun Sawatwong, Somsak Thamthitiwat, Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner; et al.
The Lancet 6 July 2017 390(10098)

Bites from the same dog, different outcomes for two patients: a case report
Xue-Yong Huang, Xing-Le Li, Shu-Yu Wu, Yu-Lei Gu, Xin-Jun Lv, John David Klena and Bian-Li Xu
Infectious Diseases of Poverty 5 July 2017 6:107

Improving hepatitis B birth dose coverage through village health volunteer training and pregnant women education
Li X, Heffelfinger J, Wiesen E, Diorditsa S, Valiakolleri J, Nikuata AB, Nukuro E, Tabwaia B, Woodring J
Vaccine 5 July 2017 35(34)

Estimating the future burden of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in India, the Philippines, Russia, and South Africa: a mathematical modelling study
Dr Aditya Sharma MD, Andrew Hill PhD, Ekaterina Kurbatova MD, Martie van der Walt PhD, et al.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases July 2017 17(7)

Published June

Hepatitis B vaccine birth dose coverage correlates worldwide with rates of institutional deliveries and skilled attendance at birth
Allison RD, Patel MK, Tohme RA
Vaccine 28 June 2017 35(33)

Progress Toward Containment of Poliovirus Type 2
Nicoletta Previsani, PhD; Harpal Singh, MD, PhD; Jeanette St. Pierre, MPH, MA; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 23 June 2017 66(24)

Progress and challenges in measles and rubella elimination in the WHO European Region
Datta SS, O’Connor PM, Jankovic D, Muscat M, Ben Mamou MC, Singh S, Kaloumenos T, Reef S, Papania M, Butler R
Vaccine 23 June 2017

Molecular diagnosis of Plasmodium ovale by photo-induced electron transfer fluorogenic primers: PET-PCR
David Akerele, Dragan Ljolje, Eldin Talundzic, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Naomi W. Lucchi
PLoS One 22 June 2017

Epidemiology of Pediatric Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the United States, 1993–2014
Sarah E Smith, Robert Pratt, Lisa Trieu, Pennan M Barry, Dzung T Thai, Shama Desai Ahuja, Sarita Shah
Clinical Infectious Diseases 19 June 2017 65(9)

Moving toward test and start: learning from the experience of universal antiretroviral therapy programs for HIV-infected pregnant/ breastfeeding women
Forhan, Sara E.; Modi, Surbhi; Houston, James C.; Broyles, Laura N.
AIDS 19 June 2017 31(10)

Limited Utility of Polymerase Chain Reaction in Induced Sputum Specimens for Determining the Causes of Childhood Pneumonia in Resource-Poor Settings: Findings From the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) Study.
Thea DM, Seidenberg P, Park DE, Mwananyanda L, Fu W, Shi Q, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Howie SRC, Knoll MD, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, O’Brien KL, Scott JAG, Antonio M, Awori JO, Baillie VL, DeLuca AN, Driscoll AJ, Higdon MM, Hossain L, Jahan Y, Karron RA, Kazungu S, Li M, Moore DP, Morpeth SC, Ofordile O, Prosperi C, Sangwichian O, Sawatwong P, Sylla M, Tapia MD, Zeger SL, Murdoch DR, Hammitt LL; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 June 2017 64(S3):S289-S300

Evaluation of Pneumococcal Load in Blood by Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Diagnosis of Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Young Children in the PERCH Study.
Deloria Knoll M, Morpeth SC, Scott JAG, Watson NL, Park DE, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Hammitt LL, Howie SRC, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, O’Brien KL, Thea DM, Ahmed D, Antonio M, Awori JO, Baillie VL, Chipeta J, Deluca AN, Dione M, Driscoll AJ, Higdon MM, Jatapai A, Karron RA, Mazumder R, Moore DP, Mwansa J, Nyongesa S, Prosperi C, Seidenberg P, Siludjai D, Sow SO, Tamboura B, Zeger SL, Murdoch DR, Madhi SA; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 June 2017 64(S3):S357-S367

Microscopic Analysis and Quality Assessment of Induced Sputum From Children With Pneumonia in the PERCH Study
Murdoch DR, Morpeth SC, Hammitt LL, Driscoll AJ, Watson NL, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Deloria Knoll M, Feikin DR, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, O’Brien KL, Scott JAG, Thea DM, Ahmed D, Awori JO, DeLuca AN, Ebruke BE, Higdon MM, Jorakate P, Karron RA, Kazungu S, Kwenda G, Hossain L, Makprasert S, Moore DP, Mudau A, Mwaba J, Panchalingam S, Park DE, Prosperi C, Salaudeen R, Toure A, Zeger SL, Howie SRC; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 June 2017 64(S3):S271-S279

Chest Radiograph Findings in Childhood Pneumonia Cases From the Multisite PERCH Study.
Fancourt N, Deloria Knoll M, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Hammitt LL, Howie SRC, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, Murdoch DR, Scott JAG, Thea DM, Awori JO, Barger-Kamate B, Chipeta J, DeLuca AN, Diallo M, Driscoll AJ, Ebruke BE, Higdon MM, Jahan Y, Karron RA, Mahomed N, Moore DP, Nahar K, Naorat S, Ominde MS, Park DE, Prosperi C, Wa Somwe S, Thamthitiwat S, Zaman SMA, Zeger SL, O’Brien KL; PERCH Study Group.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 June 2017 64(S3):S262-S270

Introduction to the Epidemiologic Considerations, Analytic Methods, and Foundational Results From the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health Study
Katherine L. O’Brien, Henry C. Baggett, W. Abdullah Brooks, Daniel R. Feikin, Laura L. Hammitt, Stephen R. C. Howie, Maria Deloria Knoll, Karen L. Kotloff, Orin S. Levine, Shabir A. Madhi, David R. Murdoch, J. Anthony G. Scott, Donald M. Thea, and Scott L. Zeger
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 June 2017 64(S3):S179–S184

Burden and impact of Plasmodium vivax in pregnancy: A multi-centre prospective observational study
Azucena Bardají, Flor Ernestina Martínez-Espinosa, Myriam Arévalo-Herrera, Norma Padilla, Swati Kochar, Maria Ome-Kaius, Camila Bôtto-Menezes, Meghna Desai, et al.
PLoS One 12 June 2017

Japanese Encephalitis Surveillance and Immunization
James D. Heffelfinger, MD; Xi Li, MD; Nyambat Batmunkh, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 9 June 2017 66(22)

The Expanded Program on Immunization in Ethiopia
Fiona Braka, Thomas Karengera, Kathleen Gallagher
PanAfrican Medical Journal 9 June 2017 27(S2)

Surveillance for sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistant malaria parasites in the Lake and Southern Zones, Tanzania, using pooling and next-generation sequencing
Jeremiah M. NgondiEmail author, Deus S. Ishengoma, Stephanie M. Doctor, Kyaw L. Thwai, Corinna Keeler, Sigsbert Mkude, Oresto M. Munishi, Julie Gutman, et al.
Malaria Journal 5 June 2017

Trends in Prevalence of Advanced HIV Disease at Antiretroviral Therapy Enrollment — 10 Countries, 2004–2015
Andrew F. Auld, MBChB; Ray W. Shiraishi, PhD; Ikwo Oboho, MD; Christine Ross, MD; Moses Bateganya, MD; Valerie Pelletier, MD; Jacob Dee, MPH; Kesner Francois, MD; Nirva Duval, MD; Mayer Antoine, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2 June 2017 66(21)

Contrasting Trends of Smoking Cessation Status: Insights From the Stages of Change Theory Using Repeat Data From the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, Thailand (2009 and 2011) and Turkey (2008 and 2012)
Lazarous Mbulo, PhD; Komanduri S. Murty, PhD; Muhammad Jami Husain, PhD; Rizwan Bashir, MSC; Glenda Blutcher-Nelson, BSc; et al.
Preventing Chronic Disease 1 June 2017 14

Interpreting Data from Passive Surveillance of Antimalarial Treatment Failures
Mateusz M. Plucinski, Eric S. Halsey, Meera Venkatesan, S. Patrick Kachur and Paul Arguin
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy June 2017 61(6)

Severe Neurologic Disorders in 2 Fetuses with Zika Virus Infection, Colombia
Jorge Acosta-Reyes, Edgar Navarro, Maria José Herrera, Eloina Goenaga, et al.
Emerging Infectious Diseases June 2017 23(6)

Risk Factors for Podoconiosis: Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, September 2015
Christine Kihembo, Ben Masiira, William Z. Lali, Gabriel K. Matwale, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Frank Kaharuza, Alex R. Ario, Immaculate Nabukenya, Issa Makumbi, Monica Musenero, Bao-Ping Zhu, Miriam Nanyunja
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene June 2017 96(6)

Risk Factors for Podoconiosis: Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, September 2015
Christine Kihembo, Ben Masiira, William Z. Lali, Gabriel K. Matwale, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Frank Kaharuza, Alex R. Ario, Immaculate Nabukenya, Issa Makumbi, Monica Musenero, Bao-Ping Zhu, and Miriam Nanyunja
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene June 2017 96(6):1490-1496

Published May

Virologic Monitoring of Poliovirus Type 2 after Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Type 2 Withdrawal
Ousmane M. Diop, PhD; Humayun Asghar, MD; Evgeniy Gavrilin, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 26 May 2017 66(20)

Assessments of Ebola knowledge, attitudes and practices in Forécariah, Guinea and Kambia, Sierra Leone, July-August 2015.
Jalloh MF, Bunnell R, Robinson S, Jalloh MB, Barry AM, Corker J, Sengeh P, VanSteelandt A, Li W, Dafae F, Diallo AA, Martel LD, Hersey S, Marston B, Morgan O, Redd JT.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 26 May 2017 372(1721)

Evaluation of a laboratory quality assurance pilot programme for malaria diagnostics in low-transmission areas of Kenya, 2013
Elizabeth Wanja, Rachel Achilla, Peter Obare, Rose Adeny, Caroline Moseti, Victor Otieno, Collins Morang’a, Ephantus Murigi, John Nyamuni, Derek R. Monthei, Bernhards Ogutu and Ann M. Buff
Malaria Journal 25 May 2017 16:221

Use of Rapid Ascertainment Process for Institutional Deaths (RAPID) to identify pregnancy-related deaths in tertiary-care obstetric hospitals in three departments in Haiti
Andrew T. Boyd, Erin N. Hulland, Reynold Grand’Pierre, Floris Nesi, Patrice Honoré, Reginald Jean-Louis and Endang Handzel
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 16 May 2017 17:145

Metazoan Ribosome Inactivating Protein encoding genes acquired by Horizontal Gene Transfer.
Lapadula WJ, Marcet PL, Mascotti ML, Sanchez-Puerta MV, Juri Ayub M.
Scientific Reports. 12 May 2017 7:1863

Molecular characterization of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in two rural populations of Thailand from 2009-2012
Toni Whistler, Pongpun Sawatwong, Maureen H. Diaz, Alvaro J. Benitez, Bernard J. Wolff, Patranuch Sapchookul, Somsak Thamthitiwat and Jonas M. Winchell
Journal of Clinical Microbilogy 10 May 2017

Progress Toward Measles Elimination
Balcha G. Masresha, MD; Meredith G. Dixon, MD; Jennifer L. Kriss, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 5 May 2017 66(17)

Lessons Learned From Option B+ in the Evolution Toward “Test and Start” From Malawi, Cameroon, and the United Republic of Tanzania
Kalua, Thokozani MBBS, MSc; Tippett Barr, Beth A. DrPH, MPH; van Oosterhout, Joep J. MD, PhD; Mbori-Ngacha, Dorothy MBChB, MMed, MPH; Schouten, Erik J. MD, MSc; Gupta, Sundeep MD, MPH; et al.
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 1 May 2017 75

Estimated Incubation Period for Zika Virus Disease
Elisabeth R. Krow-Lucal, Brad J. Biggerstaff, and J. Erin Staples
Emerging Infectious Diseases May 2017 23(5)

Addressing the Challenges of Chagas Disease: An Emerging Health Concern in the United States
Edwards, Morven S. MD; Stimpert, Kelly K. MPH; Montgomery, Susan P. DVM, MPH
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice May 2017 25(3)

Published April

Evaluation of a TaqMan Array Card for Detection of Central Nervous System Infections.
Clayton O. Onyango, Vladimir Loparev, Shirley Lidechi, Vinod Bhullar, D. Scott Schmid, Kay Radford, Michael K. Lo, Paul Rota, Barbara W. Johnson, Jorge Munoz, Martina Oneko, Deron Burton, Carolyn M. Black, John Neatherlin, Joel M. Montgomery and Barry Fields.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 12 April 2017 55:2035–2044

Surveillance Systems to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication
Edmond F. Maes, PhD; Ousmane M. Diop, PhD; Jaume Jorba, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 7 April 2017 66(13)

Status and methodology of publicly available national HIV care continua and 90-90-90 targets: A systematic review
Reuben Granich, Somya Gupta, Irene Hall, John Aberle-Grasse, Shannon Hader, Jonathan Mermin
PLoS One 4 April 2017

Association of acute toxic encephalopathy with litchi consumption in an outbreak in Muzaffarpur, India, 2014: a case-control study
Aakash Shrivastava, PhD, Anil Kumar, MD, Jerry D Thomas, MD, Kayla F Laserson, ScD, Gyan Bhushan, MD, Melissa D Carter, PhD, Mala Chhabra, MD, Veena Mittal, MD, et al.
The Lancet April 2017 5(4)
Cord Blood Sample Screening for Evidence of Maternal Chagas Disease
Susan P. Montgomery and Susan L. Stramer
Emerging Infectious Diseases April 2017 23(4)

Population coverage of artemisinin-based combination treatment in children younger than 5 years with fever and Plasmodium falciparum infection in Africa, 2003–2015: a modelling study using data from national surveys
Adam Bennett, Donal Bisanzio, Joshua O. Yukich, Bonnie Mappin, Cristin A. Fergus, Michael Lynch, Richard E. Cibulskis, Samir Bhatt, Daniel J Weiss, Ewan Cameron, Peter W. Gething, and Thomas P. Eisele
The Lancet Global Health April 2017 5(4): e418-e427

Outbreak Investigation of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in a Region of Guatemala Targeted for Malaria Elimination.
Cohen R, Cardona JS, Navarro ES, Padilla N, Reyes L, Villar RJP, Masuoka P, Bernart C, Peruski L, and Bryan JP.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene April 2017 96(4):819-825

Published March

Yellow Fever Outbreak — Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
John O. Otshudiema, MD; Nestor G. Ndakala, MD; Elande-taty K. Mawanda, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 31 March 2017 66(12)

Evaluation of Automated Molecular Testing Rollout for Tuberculosis Diagnosis Using Routinely Collected Surveillance Data
Colleen Scott, DrPH; Simon Walusimbi, PhD; Bruce Kirenga, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 31 March 2017 66(12)

Zika Virus Transmission — Region of the Americas
Juniorcaius Ikejezie, MPH; Craig N. Shapiro, MD; Jisoo Kim; Monica Chiu, MPH; Maria Almiron, MS; Ciro Ugarte, MD; Marcos A. Espinal, MD, DrPH; Sylvain Aldighieri, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 31 March 2017 66(12)

Rolling out Xpert MTB/RIF® for tuberculosis detection in HIV-positive populations: An opportunity for systems strengthening
Ishani Pathmanathan, Anand Date, William L. Coggin, John Nkengasong, Amy S. Piatek, Heather Alexander
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine 31 March 2017 6(2)

Impact of introduction of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria on antibiotic prescribing: analysis of observational and randomised studies in public and private healthcare settings
Heidi Hopkins, Katia J Bruxvoort, Matthew E Cairns, Clare I R Chandler, Baptiste Leurent, Evelyn K Ansah, Frank Baiden, Kimberly A Baltzell, Anders Björkman, Helen E D Burchett, Siân E Clarke, Deborah D DiLiberto, Kristina Elfving, Catherine Goodman Kristian S Hansen, S Patrick Kachur, Sham Lal, David G Lalloo, Toby Leslie, Pascal Magnussen, Lindsay Mangham Jefferies, Andreas Mårtensson, Ismail Mayan, Anthony K Mbonye, Mwinyi I Msellem, Obinna E Onwujekwe, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Hugh Reyburn, Mark W Rowland, Delér Shakely, Lasse S Vestergaard, Jayne Webster, Virginia L Wiseman, Shunmay Yeung, David Schellenberg, Sarah G Staedke, and Christopher J M Whitty
British Medical Journal 29 March 2017 356:j1054

Vial usage, device dead space, vaccine wastage, and dose accuracy of intradermal delivery devices for inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV)
Courtney Jarrahian, Annie Rein-Weston, Gene Saxon, Ben Creelman, Greg Kachmarik, Abhijeet Anand, Darin Zehrunga
Vaccine 27 March 2017 35(14)

Adverse Events Following a Mass Yellow Fever Immunization Campaign
John O. Otshudiema, MD; Nestor G. Ndakala, MD; Maurice L. Loko, MD; Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 21 March 2017

Investigation of Patients Testing Positive for Yellow Fever Viral RNA After Vaccination During a Mass Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign
Andrew T. Boyd, MD; Diambi Dombaxe, MD; Rosa Moreira, MD; M.S. Oliveira, MD; Eusebio Manuel, MD; Carlos Navarro Colorado, MD, PhD; Tatiana M. Lanzieri, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 17 March 2017 66(10)

Population-based pregnancy and birth defects surveillance in the era of Zika virus
Suzanne M. Gilboa, Cara T. Mai, Carrie K. Shapiro-Mendoza, Janet D. Cragan, Cynthia A. Moore, Dana M. Meaney-Delman, Denise J. Jamieson, Margaret A. Honein, Coleen A. Boyle
Birth Defects Research 15 March 2017 109(5)

Incidence and predictors of tuberculosis among HIV-infected adults after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in Nigeria, 2004-2012
Ishani Pathmanathan, E. Kainne Dokubo, Ray W. Shiraishi, Simon G. Agolory, Andrew F. Auld, Dennis Onotu, Solomon Odafe, Ibrahim Dalhatu, Oseni Abiri, Henry C. Debem, Adebobola Bashorun, and Tedd Ellerbrock
PloS ONE 10 March 2017 12(3): e0173309

An association between decreasing incidence of invasive non-typhoidal salmonellosis and increased use of antiretroviral therapy, Gauteng Province, South Africa, 2003–2013
Karen H. Keddy Simbarashe Takuva, Alfred Musekiwa, Adrian J. Puren, Arvinda Sooka, Alan Karstaedt, Keith P. Klugman, and Frederick J. Angulo
PLoS ONE 6 March 2017 12(3): e0173091

Response to a Large Polio Outbreak in a Setting of Conflict Chukwuma Mbaeyi, DDS; Michael J. Ryan, MD; Philip Smith, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 3 March 2017 66(8)

Adapting Nepal’s polio eradication programme
Krishna P Paudel, Lee M Hampton, Santosh Gurung, Rajendra Bohara, Indra K Rai, Sameer Anaokar, Rachel D Swift, and Stephen Cochi
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1 March 2017 95(3)

Assessment of the utility of a symptom-based algorithm for identifying febrile patients for malaria diagnostic testing in Senegal
Julie Thwing, Fatou Ba, Alou Diaby, Younouss Diedhiou, Assane Sylla, Guelaye Sall, Mame Birame Diouf, Alioune Badara Gueye, Seynabou Gaye, Medoune Ndiop, Moustapha Cisse, Daouda Ndiaye and Mady Ba
Malaria Journal 1 March 2017 16(95)

Hospital-based surveillance of congenital rubella syndrome in Indonesia
Elisabeth Siti Herini, Gunadi, Agung Triono, Asal Wahyuni Erlin Mulyadi, Niprida Mardin, Rusipah, Yati Soenarto, Susan E. Reef
European Journal of Pediatrics March 2017 176(3)

First Evidence of Angiostrongyliasis Caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles.
Dard C, Piloquet JE, Qvarnstrom Y, Fox LM, M’kada H, Hebert JC, Mattera D, and Harrois D.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene March 2017 96(3):692-697

Clinical and microbiological features of invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella associated with HIV-infected patients, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Karen H. Keddy, Alfred Musekiwa, Arvinda Sooka, Alan Karstaedt, Trusha Nana, Sharona Seetharam, Maphoshane Nchabaleng, Ruth Lekalakala, Frederick J. Angulo, and Keith P. Klugman Medicine (Baltimore)
March 2017 96(13): e6448

Published February

Decline in syphilis seroprevalence among females of reproductive age in Northern Cape Province, South Africa, 2003–2012: utility of laboratory-based information
International Journal of STDs and AIDS 27 February 2017 28(6): 564-572

Continued Endemic Wild Poliovirus Transmission in Security-Compromised Areas
Chimeremma Nnadi, MD, PhD; Eunice Damisa, MPH; Lisa Esapa, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 24 February 2017 66(7)

Development and implementation of the Caribbean Laboratory Quality Management Systems Stepwise Improvement Process (LQMS-SIP) Towards Accreditation
George Alemnji, Lisa Edghill, Giselle Guevara, Sacha Wallace-Sankarsingh, Rachel Albalak, Sebastien Cognat, John Nkengasong, Jean-Marc Gabastou
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine 24 February 2017 6(1)

Hepatitis C virus and HIV co-infection among pregnant women in Rwanda
Mwumvaneza Mutagoma, Helene Balisanga, Dieudonné Sebuhoro, Aimable Mbituyumuremyi, Eric Remera, Samuel S. Malamba, David J. Riedel and Sabin Nsanzimana
BMC Infectious Diseases 22 February 2017 17(167)

Adverse event profile of a mature voluntary medical male circumcision programme performing PrePex and surgical procedures in Zimbabwe.
Bochner AF, Feldacker C, Makunike B, Holec M, Murenje V, Stepaniak A, Xaba S, Balachandra S, Tshimanga M, Chitimbire V, and Barnhart S
Journal of the International AIDS Society 21 February 2017 19(1):1-6

Transmission of Zika Virus — Haiti
Ito Journel, MT; Lesly L. Andrécy, MD; Dudley Metellus; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 17 February 2017 66(6)

Ongoing Cholera Epidemic — Tanzania
Rupa Narra, MD; Justin M. Maeda, MD; Herilinda Temba, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 17 February 2017 66(6)

Partnering for impact: Integrated transmission assessment surveys for lymphatic filariasis, soil transmitted helminths and malaria in Haiti
Valery E. Beau de Rochars, Thomas G. Streit, Kristen Renneker, Brian K. Chu, Michelle A. Chang, Kimberly E. Mace, Kimberly Y. Won, et al.
PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases 16 February 2017 11(2)

Nodding syndrome may be an autoimmune reaction to the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus
Tory P. Johnson, Richa Tyagi, Paul R. Lee, Myoung-Hwa Lee, Kory R. Johnson, Jeffrey Kowalak, Abdel Elkahloun, Marie Medynets, Alina Hategan, Joseph Kubofcik, et al.
Science Translation Medicine 15 February 2017 9(377)

Ebola Virus Persistence in Breast Milk After No Reported Illness: A Likely Source of Virus Transmission From Mother to Child
Daouda Sissoko, Mory Keïta, Boubacar Diallo, Negar Aliabadi, David L. Fitter, Benjamin A. Dahl, Joseph Akoi Bore, Fara Raymond Koundouno, Katrin Singethan, Sarah Meisel, Theresa Enkirch, Antonio Mazzarelli, Victoria Amburgey, Ousmane Faye, Amadou Alpha Sall, N’Faly Magassouba, Miles W. Carroll, Xavier Anglaret, Denis Malvy, Pierre Formenty, Raymond Bruce Aylward, Sakoba Keïta, Mamoudou Harouna Djingarey, Nicholas J. Loman, Stephan Günther, and Sophie Duraffour
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 February 2017 64(4): 513–516.

Nodding syndrome may be an autoimmune reaction to the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus.
Tory P. Johnson, Richa Tyagi, Paul R. Lee, Myoung-Hwa Lee, Kory R. Johnson, Jeffrey Kowalak, Abdel Elkahloun, Marie Medynets, Alina Hategan, Joseph Kubofcik, James Sejvar, Jeffrey Ratto, Sudhir Bunga, Issa Makumbi, Jane R. Aceng, Thomas B. Nutman, Scott F. Dowell and Avindra Nath
Science Translational Medicine 15 February 2017 (9)377: eaaf6953

Implementing standardized performance indicators to improve hypertension control at both the population and healthcare organization levels
Norm Campbell, Pedro Ordunez, Marc G. Jafe, Marcelo Orias, Donald J. DiPete, Pragna Patel, Nadia Khan, Oyere Onuma, and Daniel T. Lackland
Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Greenwich) 13 February 2017 19(5): 456-461

Bead-based immunoassay allows sub-picogram detection of histidine-rich protein 2 from Plasmodium falciparum and estimates reliability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
Eric Rogier, Mateusz Plucinski, Naomi Lucchi, Kimberly Mace, Michelle Chang, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Baltazar Candrinho, James Colborn, Rafael Dimbu, Filomeno Fortes, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, and John Barnwell
PLoS ONE 13 February 2017 12(2): e0172139

First-line antiretroviral drug discontinuations in children.
Fortuin-de Smidt M, de Waal R, Cohen K, Technau KG, Stinson K, Maartens G, Boulle A, Igumbor EU, and Davies MA.
PLoS One 13 February 2017 12(2):e0169762

Bead-based immunoassay allows subpicogram detection of histidine-rich protein 2 from Plasmodium falciparum and estimates reliability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
Eric Rogier, Mateusz Plucinski, Naomi Lucchi, Kimberly Mace, Michelle Chang, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Baltazar Candrinho, James Colborn, Rafael Dimbu, Filomeno Fortes, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, John Barnwell
PLoS One 13 February 2017 12(2)

Surveillance of HIV-1 pol transmitted drug resistance in acutely and recently infected antiretroviral drug-naïve persons in rural western Kenya
Harris Onywera, David Maman, Seth Inzaule, Erick Auma, Kennedy Were, Harrison Fredrick, Prestone Owiti, Valarie Opollo, Jean-François Etard, Irene Mukui, Andrea A. Kim, Clement Zeh
PLoS ONE 8 February 2017 12(2): e0171124

Quality and uptake of antenatal and postnatal care in Haiti
Kelsey R. Mirkovic, Eva Lathrop, Erin N. Hulland, Reginald Jean-Louis, Daniel Lauture, Ghislaine Desinor D’Alexis, Endang Handzel and Reynold Grand-Pierre.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2 February 2017 17:52

A large outbreak of acute gastroenteritis caused by the human norovirus GII.17 strain at a university in Henan Province, China
Xue-Yong Huang, Jia Su1, Hai-Feng Wang, Yu-Jiao Mu, Shu-Yu Wu, Yan-Hua Du, Li-Cheng Liu, Wei-Jun Chen, John David Klena, Bian-Li Xu, et al.
Infectious Diseases of Poverty 1 February 2017 6(6)

Emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance and New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase genes in extensively drug-resistant Escherichia coli isolated from a patient in Thailand
Wantana Paveenkittiporn, Anusak Kerdsin, Sukanya Chokngam, Charatdao Bunthi, Somchai Sangkitporn, Christopher J. Gregory
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease February 2017 87(2)

Applied epidemiology and public health: are we training the future generations appropriately?
Ross C. Brownson, PhD; Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS; Diana M. Bensyl, PhD, MA
Annals of Epidemiology February 2017 27(2)

Estimated Effect of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Campaigns, Nigeria and Pakistan, January 2014–April 2016
George Shirreff, Mufti Zubair Wadood, Rui Gama Vaz, Roland W. Sutter, and Nicholas C. Grassly
Emerging Infectious Diseases February 2017 23(2)

Influenza not MERS CoV among returning Hajj and Umrah pilgrims with respiratory illness, Kashmir, north India, 2014–15
Parvaiz A. Koul, Parvaiz A. Koul, Parvaiz A. Koul, Hyder Mir, Siddhartha Saha, Mandeep S. Chadha, Varsha Potdar, Marc-Alain Widdowson, Renu B. Lal, Anand Krishnan
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease February 2017 15

Tetanus Immunity Gaps in Children 5–14 Years and Men ≥ 15 Years of Age Revealed by Integrated Disease Serosurveillance in Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique
Heather M. Scobie, Minal Patel, Diana Martin, Harran Mkocha, Sammy M. Njenga, Maurice R. Odiere, Sonia Pelletreau, Jeffrey W. Priest, Ricardo Thompson, Kimberly Y. Won, and Patrick J. Lammie
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene February 2017 96(2):415-420

Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of repeated doses of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for prevention and treatment of malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Julie Gutman, MD, Stephanie Kovacs, Grant Dorsey, Andy Stergachis, and Feiko O ter Kuile Lancet Infectious Diseases February 2017 17(2): 184-193.

Evaluation of Immunoglobulin G Responses to Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in Malian School Children Using Multiplex Bead Assay
Eric Rogier, Delynn M. Moss, Anna N. Chard, Victoria Trinies, Seydou Doumbia, Matthew C. Freeman, and Patrick J. Lammie
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene February 2017 96(2): 312-318

Published January

Impact of Increasing the Number of Ebola Surveillance Officers — Kambia District, Sierra Leone
Christopher Sandi; Osman Barrie; Hassan Kanu; Foday Sesay
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 27 January 2017 66(3)

Anti-bacterial efficacy of alcoholic hand rubs in the Kenyan market, 2015
Missiani Ochwoto, Lucy Muita, Keith Talaam, Cecilia Wanjala, Frank Ogeto, Faith Wachira, Saida Osman, James Kimotho and Linus Ndegwa
Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 25 January 2017 6:17

Health worker adherence to malaria treatment guidelines at outpatient health facilities in southern Malawi following implementation of universal access to diagnostic testing
Ruth J. Namuyinga, Dyson Mwandama, Dubulao Moyo, Austin Gumbo, Peter Troell, Miwako Kobayashi, et al.
Malaria Journal 23 January 2017 16(40)

Transmission of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa
N. Sarita Shah, M.D., M.P.H., Sara C. Auld, M.D., James C.M. Brust, M.D., Barun Mathema, Ph.D., Nazir Ismail, Ph.D., Pravi Moodley, M.D., et al.
New England Journal of Medicine 19 January 2017 376

Surveillance and response for high-risk populations: what can malaria elimination programmes learn from the experience of HIV?
Jerry O. Jacobson, Carmen Cueto, Jennifer L. Smith, Jimee Hwang, Roly Gosling and Adam Bennett
Malaria Journal 18 January 2017 16:33

High HIV prevalence and associated risk factors among female sex workers in Rwanda
Mwumvaneza Mutagoma, Malamba S Samuel, Catherine Kayitesi, et al.
International Journal of STD and AIDS 12 January 2017 28(11)

High HIV prevalence and associated risk factors among female sex workers in Rwanda
Mwumvaneza Mutagoma, Malamba S Samuel, Catherine Kayitesi, et al.
International Journal of STD and AIDS 12 January 2017 28(11)

Zika Virus —10 Public Health Achievements in 2016 and Future Priorities
Nadia L. Oussayef, JD; Satish K. Pillai, MD; Margaret A. Honein, PhD; C. Ben Beard, PhD; et al. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 6 January 2017 65(52)

Notes from the Field: Compliance with Postexposure Prophylaxis for Exposure to Bacillus anthracis Among U.S. Military Personnel — South Korea, May 2015
Koya C. Allen, PhD; Katherine Hendricks, MD; Eric Sergienko, MD; Raul Mirza, DO; Rohit A. Chitale, PhD;
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 6 January 2017 65(52)

Notes from the Field: Detection of Sabin-Like Type 2 Poliovirus from Sewage After Global Cessation of Trivalent Oral Poliovirus Vaccine — Hyderabad an d Ahmedabad, India, August–September 2016
Sunil Bahl, MD; Lee M. Hampton, MD; Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD; Gadala Srinivasa Rao, MD; Pradeep Haldar, MBBS; Lucky Sangal, MD; Puttaraju AK Jetty, MBBS; Uma P Nalavade, MSc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 6 January 2017 65(52)

Adverse event profile of a mature voluntary medical male circumcision programme performing PrePex and surgical procedures in Zimbabwe
Aaron F Bochner, Caryl Feldacker, Batsi Makunike, Marrianne Holec, Vernon Murenje, Abby Stepaniak, Sinokuthemba Xaba, Shirish Balachandra, Mufuta Tshimanga, VTS Chitimbire, Scott Barnhart
Journal of the International AIDS Society 1 January 2017 20(1)

Toxicological, Enzymatic, and Molecular Assessment of the Insecticide Susceptibility Profile of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae, Triatominae) Populations From Rural Communities of Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Pablo L. Santo-Orihuela, Claudia V. Vassena, Guillermo Carvajal, Eva Clark, Silvio Menacho, Ricardo Bozo, Robert H. Gilman, Caryn Bern, and Paula L. Marcet
Journal of Medical Entomology 1 January 2017 54(1): 187–195.

Survey of Obstetrician-Gynecologists in the United States About Taeniasis and Cysticercosis
Rebecca L. Hall, Britta Anderson, Jay Schulkin, Paul T. Cantey, Susan P. Montgomery, and Jeffrey L. Jones
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene January 2017 96(1): 233 – 242

Oral Cholera Vaccine Coverage during an Outbreak and Humanitarian Crisis, Iraq, 2015
Eugene Lam, Wasan Al-Tamimi, Steven Paul Russell, Muhammad Obaid-ul Islam Butt, Curtis Blanton, Altaf Sadrudin Musani, and Kashmira Date
Emerging Infectious Diseases January 2017 23(1):38-45

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella enterica isolated from broiler chickens, pigs and meat products in Thailand–Cambodia border provinces
Suthathip Trongjit, Sunpetch Angkititrakul, R. Emerson Tuttle, Jiratchaya Poungseree, Pawin Padungtod, Rungtip Chuanchuen
Microbiology and Immunology January

Detection and Differentiation of Leishmania spp. in Clinical Specimens by Use of a SYBR Green-Based Real-Time PCR Assay
Marcos E. de Almeida, Ozgur Koru, Francis Steurera, Barbara L. Herwaldt and Alexandre J. da Silva
Journal of Clinical Microbiology January 2017 55(1)

Pregnant adolescents living with HIV: what we know, what we need to know, where we need to go
Tegan Callahan, Surbhi Modi, Jennifer Swanson, Bernadette Ng’eno, Laura N. Broyles
Journal of the International AIDS Society January 2017 20(1)

 

2016 Publications

Published December

Use of Oral Cholera Vaccine and Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in a Long-Standing Refugee Camp, Thailand, 2012-2014
Heather M. Scobie , Christina R. Phares, Kathleen A. Wannemuehler, Edith Nyangoma, Eboni M. Taylor, Anna Fulton, Nuttapong Wongjindanon, Naw Rody Aung, Phillipe Travers, Kashmira Date
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 19 December 2016

Assessing Change in Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Infections During the Fourth Epidemic — China, September 2015–August 2016
Nijuan Xiang, MD; Xiyan Li, MD; Ruiqi Ren, MD; Dayan Wang, PhD; Suizan Zhou, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 16 December 2016 65(49)

Preliminary Report of Microcephaly Potentially Associated with Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Colombia, January–November 2016
Esther Liliana Cuevas, MS, MPH; Van T. Tong, MPH; Nathaly Rozo; Diana Valencia, MS; Oscar Pacheco, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 16 December 2016 65(49)

Pneumonia prevention: Cost-effectiveness analyses of two vaccines among refugee children aged under two years, Haemophilus influenzae type b-containing and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, during a humanitarian emergency, Yida camp, South Sudan
Lisa M. Gargano, Rana Hajjeh, and Susan T. Cookson
Vaccine 15 December 2016 35(3): 435–442.

Evaluation of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis in Three Senegalese Districts Treated for Onchocerciasis with Ivermectin
Nana O. Wilson, Alioune Badara Ly, Vitaliano A. Cama, Paul T. Cantey, Daniel Cohn, et al.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 7 December 2016

Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
Naomi Aronson, Barbara L Herwaldt, Michael Libman, Richard Pearson, Rogelio Lopez-Velez, Peter Weina, Edgar M Carvalho, Moshe Ephros, Selma Jeronimo, Alan Magill
Clinical Infectious Diseases 7 December 2016 63(12)

Progress with Scale-Up of HIV Viral Load Monitoring — Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries, January 2015–June 2016
Shirley Lecher, MD; Jason Williams, MPH; Peter N. Fonjungo, PhD; Andrea A. Kim, PhD; Dennis Ellenberger, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2 December 2016 65(47)

Community ART Support Groups in Mozambique: The Potential of Patients as Partners in Care
Kebba Jobarteh, Ray W. Shiraishi, Inacio Malimane, Paula Samo Gudo, Tom Decroo, Andrew F. Auld, Vania Macome, Aleny Couto
PLoS One 1 December 2016

Maternal Malaria and Malnutrition (M3) initiative, a pooled birth cohort of 13 pregnancy studies in Africa and the Western Pacific
Holger W Unger, Jordan E Cates, Julie Gutman, Valerie Briand, Nadine Fievet, Innocent Valea, et al.
BMJ Open December 2016 6(12)

Nutritional situation among Syrian refugees hosted in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon: cross sectional surveys
M. Moazzem Hossain, Eva Leidman, James Kingori, Abdullah Al Harun and Oleg O. Bilukha
Conflict and Health December 2016 10(26)

Baylisascaris procyonis Roundworm Seroprevalence among Wildlife Rehabilitators, United States and Canada, 2012–2015
Sarah G.H. Sapp, Lisa N. Rascoe, Patricia P. Wilkins, Sukwan Handali, Elizabeth B. Gray, Mark L. Eberhard, Dana M. Woodhall, Susan P. Montgomery, Karen L. Bailey, Emily W. Lankau1, and Michael J. Yabsley
Emerging Infectious Diseases December 2016 22(12)

What Do We Know About Chagas Disease in the United States?
Susan P. Montgomery, Monica E. Parise, Ellen M. Dotson, Stephanie R. Bialek
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene December 2016 95(6)

Published November

Use of Oral Cholera Vaccine and Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in a Long-Standing Refugee Camp, Thailand, 2012-2014
Heather M. Scobie , Christina R. Phares, Kathleen A. Wannemuehler, Edith Nyangoma, Eboni M. Taylor, Anna Fulton, Nuttapong Wongjindanon, Naw Rody Aung, Phillipe Travers, Kashmira Date
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 19 December 2016

Assessing Change in Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Infections During the Fourth Epidemic — China, September 2015–August 2016
Nijuan Xiang, MD; Xiyan Li, MD; Ruiqi Ren, MD; Dayan Wang, PhD; Suizan Zhou, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 16 December 2016 65(49)

Preliminary Report of Microcephaly Potentially Associated with Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Colombia, January–November 2016
Esther Liliana Cuevas, MS, MPH; Van T. Tong, MPH; Nathaly Rozo; Diana Valencia, MS; Oscar Pacheco, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 16 December 2016 65(49)

Pneumonia prevention: Cost-effectiveness analyses of two vaccines among refugee children aged under two years, Haemophilus influenzae type b-containing and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, during a humanitarian emergency, Yida camp, South Sudan
Lisa M. Gargano, Rana Hajjeh, and Susan T. Cookson
Vaccine 15 December 2016 35(3): 435–442.

Evaluation of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis in Three Senegalese Districts Treated for Onchocerciasis with Ivermectin
Nana O. Wilson, Alioune Badara Ly, Vitaliano A. Cama, Paul T. Cantey, Daniel Cohn, et al.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 7 December 2016

Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
Naomi Aronson, Barbara L Herwaldt, Michael Libman, Richard Pearson, Rogelio Lopez-Velez, Peter Weina, Edgar M Carvalho, Moshe Ephros, Selma Jeronimo, Alan Magill
Clinical Infectious Diseases 7 December 2016 63(12)

Progress with Scale-Up of HIV Viral Load Monitoring — Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries, January 2015–June 2016
Shirley Lecher, MD; Jason Williams, MPH; Peter N. Fonjungo, PhD; Andrea A. Kim, PhD; Dennis Ellenberger, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2 December 2016 65(47)

Community ART Support Groups in Mozambique: The Potential of Patients as Partners in Care
Kebba Jobarteh, Ray W. Shiraishi, Inacio Malimane, Paula Samo Gudo, Tom Decroo, Andrew F. Auld, Vania Macome, Aleny Couto
PLoS One 1 December 2016

Maternal Malaria and Malnutrition (M3) initiative, a pooled birth cohort of 13 pregnancy studies in Africa and the Western Pacific
Holger W Unger, Jordan E Cates, Julie Gutman, Valerie Briand, Nadine Fievet, Innocent Valea, et al.
BMJ Open December 2016 6(12)

Nutritional situation among Syrian refugees hosted in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon: cross sectional surveys
M. Moazzem Hossain, Eva Leidman, James Kingori, Abdullah Al Harun and Oleg O. Bilukha
Conflict and Health December 2016 10(26)

Baylisascaris procyonis Roundworm Seroprevalence among Wildlife Rehabilitators, United States and Canada, 2012–2015
Sarah G.H. Sapp, Lisa N. Rascoe, Patricia P. Wilkins, Sukwan Handali, Elizabeth B. Gray, Mark L. Eberhard, Dana M. Woodhall, Susan P. Montgomery, Karen L. Bailey, Emily W. Lankau1, and Michael J. Yabsley
Emerging Infectious Diseases December 2016 22(12)

What Do We Know About Chagas Disease in the United States?
Susan P. Montgomery, Monica E. Parise, Ellen M. Dotson, Stephanie R. Bialek
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene December 2016 95(6)

Published October

Status of New Vaccine Introduction — Worldwide, September 2016
Anagha Loharikar, MD; Laure Dumolard, PhD; Susan Chu, PhD; Terri Hyde, MD; Tracey Goodman, MA; Carsten Mantel, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 21 October 2016 65(41)

Notes from the Field: Chlorination Strategies for Drinking Water During a Cholera Epidemic — Tanzania, 2016
Alice Wang, PhD; Colleen Hardy, MPH; Anangu Rajasingham, MPH; Andrea Martinsen, MPH; Lindsay Templin, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 21 October 2016 65(41)

Early antiretroviral therapy initiation: access and equity of viral load testing for HIV treatment monitoring
Trevor Peter, PhD; Dennis Ellenberger, PhD; Andrea A Kim, PhD; Debrah Boeras, PhD; et al.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases 20 October 2016 17(1)

Sero-epidemiologic study of influenza A(H7N9) infection among exposed populations, China 2013– 2014
Tian Bai, Kai Kang, Hui Yuan, Suizan Zhou, et al.
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 17 October 2016

Real-Time Monitoring of Vaccination Campaign Performance Using Mobile Phones — Nepal, 2016
David H. Oh; Alya Dabbagh, PhD; James L. Goodson, MPH; Peter M. Strebel, MBChB; Sanjita Thapa, MPH; Jagat Narain Giri, MPH; Sagar Ratna Shakya, MD; Sudhir Khanal, MPH
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 7 October 2016 65(39)

Plasmodium vivax VIR Proteins Are Targets of Naturally-Acquired Antibody and T Cell Immune Responses to Malaria in Pregnant Women
Pilar Requena, Edmilson Rui, Norma Padilla, Flor E. Martínez-Espinosa, Maria Eugenia Castellanos, Camila Bôtto-Menezes, Adriana Malheiro, et al.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 6 October 2016

Polyvalent effect enhances diglycosidic antiplasmodial activity
Wen-Qiang Zhang, Yun Heb, Qun Yu, Hai-Peng Liua, et al.
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 4 October 2016 121

A Decade of Antiretroviral Therapy Scale-up in Mozambique: Evaluation of Outcome Trends and New Models of Service Delivery Among More Than 300,000 Patients Enrolled During 2004—2013
Auld, Andrew F. MBChB, MSc; Shiraishi, Ray W. PhD; Couto, Aleny MD; Mbofana, Francisco MD; et al.
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 1 October 2016 73(2)

Transmission of Balamuthia mandrillaris by Organ Transplantation
Eileen C. Farnon, Kenneth E. Kokko, Philip J. Budge, Chukwuma Mbaeyi, et al.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 October 2016 63(7)

Development of Two FhSAP2 Recombinant–Based Assays for Immunodiagnosis of Human Chronic Fascioliasis
Sun Hee Shin, Angel Hsu, Holly M. Chastain, Lorna A. Cruz, Eric S. Elder, Sarah G. H. Sapp, Isabel McAuliffe, Ana M. Espino, Sukwan Handali
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene October 2016 95(4)

HIV testing and human rights: the right to the right test
John N Nkengasong, John N Nkengasong, Bharat S Parekh, Shannon L Hader
The Lancet HIV October 2016 3(10)

Published September

A call to action and a lifecourse strategy to address the global burden of raised blood pressure on current and future generations: the Lancet Commission on hypertension
Michael H Olsen, DMSc; Michael H Olsen, DMSc; Michael H Olsen; Sonia Y Angell, MD; Samira Asma, DDS; Prof Pierre Boutouyrie, PhD; et al.
The Lancet 23 September 2016 388(10060)

Clinical characteristics and factors associated with severe acute respiratory infection and influenza among children in Jingzhou, China
Yang Huai, Xuhua Guan, Shali Liu, Timothy M. Uyeki, Hui Jiang, John Klena, Jigui Huang, Maoyi Chen, Youxing Peng, Hui Yang, Jun Luo, Jiandong Zheng, Zhibin Peng, Xixiang Huo, Lin Xiao, Hui Chen, Yuzhi Zhang, Xuesen Xing, Luzhao Feng, Dale J. Hu, Hongjie Yu, Faxian Zhan, and Jay K. Varma
Influenza Other Respiratory Viruses 20 September 2016 11(2): 148–156.

Clinical characteristics and factors associated with severe acute respiratory infection and influenza among children in Jingzhou, China
Yang Huai, Xuhua Guan, Shali Liu, Timothy M. Uyeki, Hui Jiang, et al.
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 20 September 2016

Implementation of a National Semen Testing and Counseling Program for Male Ebola Survivors — Liberia, 2015–2016
Lawrence J. Purpura, MD; Moses Soka, MD; April Baller, MBBCh; Stephen White, MSc; Emerson Rogers; Mary J. Choi, MD; Nuha Mahmoud, MD; Christine Wasunna, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 16 September 2016 65(36)

Genetic Characterisation of Plasmodium falciparum Isolates with Deletion of the pfhrp2 and/or pfhrp3 Genes in Colombia: The Amazon Region, a Challenge for Malaria Diagnosis and Control
Erika Jimena Dorado, Sheila Akinyi Okoth, Lidia Madeline Montenegro, Gustavo Diaz, John W. Barnwell, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Claribel Murillo Solano
PLoS One 16 September 2016

Cessation of Trivalent Oral Poliovirus Vaccine and Introduction of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine — Worldwide, 2016
Lee M. Hampton, MD; Margaret Farrell, MPH; Alejandro Ramirez-Gonzalez, MPH; Lisa Menning, MSc; Stephanie Shendale, JD; Ian Lewis; Jennifer Rubin, MPH; Julie Garon, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 9 September 2016

Notes from the Field: Splenomegaly of Unknown Etiology in Congolese Refugees Applying for Resettlement to the United States — Uganda, 2015
Matthew Goers, MD; Maurice O. Ope, MBChB; Aaron Samuels, MD; Natalia Gitu, MD; Saul Akandwanaho, MBChB; Gladys Nabwami, MBChB; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 9 September 2016

HIV surveillance in Rwanda: readiness assessment to transition from antenatal care-based to prevention of mother-to-child transmission program-based HIV surveillance
Helene Balisanga, Mwumvaneza Mutagoma, Eric Remera, Catherine Kayitesi, Eugenie Kayirangwa, Jacob Dee, Samuel Malamba, et al.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases 8 September 2016 52

A Biological Safety Cabinet Certification Program Experiences in Southeast Asia
Toni Whistler, Anek Kaewpan, Stuart D. Blacksell
Applied Biosafety: Journal of ABSA International 8 September 2016 21(3)

Hearing Loss in Infants with Microcephaly and Evidence of Congenital Zika Virus Infection — Brazil, November 2015–May 2016
Mariana C. Leal, PhD; Lilian F. Muniz, PhD; Tamires S.A. Ferreira, MD; Cristiane M. Santos, MD; Luciana C. Almeida; Vanessa Van Der Linden, MD; Regina C.F. Ramos, MD; Laura C. Rodrigues, PhD; Silvio S. Caldas Neto, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2 September 2016 65(34)

Resurgence of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea Linked to a Survivor With Virus Persistence in Seminal Fluid for More Than 500 Days
Boubacar Diallo, Daouda Sissoko, Nicholas J. Loman, Hadja Aïssatou Bah, et al.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 September 2016 63(10)

Secondary Infections with Ebola Virus in Rural Communities, Liberia and Guinea, 2014–2015
Kim A. Lindblade, Tolbert Nyenswah, Sakoba Keita, Boubakar Diallo, Francis Kateh, Aurora Amoah, et al.
Emerging Infectious Diseases September 2016 22(9)

Published August

Child height gain is associated with consumption of animal-source foods in livestock-owning households in Western Kenya
Emily Mosites, George Aol, Elkanah Otiang, Godfrey Bigogo, Peninah Munyua, Joel M Montgomery, Marian L Neuhouser, Guy H Palmer and Samuel M Thumbi
Public Health Nutrition 12 August 2016 20(2):336-345

Incidence and etiology of hospitalized acute respiratory infections in the Egyptian Delta
Emily Rowlinson, Erica Dueger, Adel Mansour, Nahed Azzazy, Hoda Mansour, Lisa Peters, Summer Rosenstock, Sarah Hamid, Mayar M. Said, Mohamed Geneidy, Monier Abd Allah, and Amr Kandeel
Influenza Other Respiratory Viruses 12 August 2016 11(1): 23–32.

Transitioning to Country Ownership of HIV Programs in Rwanda
Agnes Binagwaho, Ida Kankindi, Eugenie Kayirangwa, Jean Pierre Nyemazi, et al.
PLoS Medicine 9 August 2016

Update on Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses — Worldwide, January 2015–May 2016
Jaume Jorba, PhD; Ousmane M. Diop, PhD; Jane Iber, MSc; Roland W. Sutter, MD; Steven G. Wassilak, MD; Cara C. Burns, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 5 August 2016 65(30)

Environmental Isolation of Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus After Interruption of Wild Poliovirus Transmission — Nigeria, 2016
Andrew Etsano; Eunice Damisa, MPH; Faisal Shuaib, DrPH; Gatei wa Nganda; Ogu Enemaku, PhD; Samuel Usman, MBBS; Adekunle Adeniji, MBBS; Jaume Jorba, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 5 August 2016 65(30)

A Mixed Outbreak of Epidemic Typhus Fever and Trench Fever in a Youth Rehabilitation Center: Risk Factors for Illness from a Case-Control Study, Rwanda, 2012
Irenee Umulisa, Jared Omolo, Katherine A. Muldoon, Jeanine Condo, Francois Habiyaremye, et al.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene August 2016 95(2)

Evaluation of urine pneumococcal antigen test performance among adults in Western Kenya
Lee M. Hampton, Godfrey Bigogo, Geofrey Jagero, Maria da Gloria Carvalho, Fabiana Pimenta, et al.
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease August 2016 85(4)

Published July

The effectiveness of non-pyrethroid insecticide-treated durable wall lining to control malaria in rural Tanzania: study protocol for a two-armed cluster randomized trial
BMC Public Health 25 July 2016 16(633)

Adherence to national guidelines for the diagnosis and management of severe malaria: a nationwide, cross-sectional survey in Malawi, 2012
Malaria Journal 19 July 2016

A cross-sectional study of the availability and price of anti-malarial medicines and malaria rapid diagnostic tests in private sector retail drug outlets in rural Western Kenya, 2013
Urbanus Kioko, Christina Riley, Stephanie Dellicour, Vincent Were, et al.
Malaria Journal 12 July 2016 15(359)

Ebola Virus Disease Cluster — Northern Sierra Leone, January 2016
Charles Alpren, MBChB; Michelle Sloan, MA; Karen A. Boegler, MSPH; Daniel W. Martin, MSPH; Elizabeth Ervin, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 8 July 2016 65(26)

CDC’s Response to the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic — Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
Benjamin A. Dahl, PhD; Michael H. Kinzer, MD; Pratima L. Raghunathan, PhD; Athalia Christie, MIA; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 8 July 2016 65(S3)

Sennetsu neorickettsiosis, spotted fever group, and typhus group rickettsioses in three provinces in Thailand
Saithip Bhengsri, Henry C. Baggett, Sophie Edouard, Scott F. Dowell, et al.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene July 2016 95(1)

Published June

Notes from the Field: Strongyloidiasis at a Long-Term–Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled — Arizona, 2015
Jefferson M. Jones, MD; Clancey Hill, MPH; Graham Briggs, MS; Elizabeth Gray, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 17 June 2016 65(23)

Improving the Quality of and Access to HIV Rapid Testing in the Caribbean Region: Program Implementation, Outcomes, and Recommendations
George Alemnji, Giselle Guevara, Keith Parris, Mireille Kalou, Stephanie Behel, Bharat Parekh, John Nkengasong, and Rachel Albalak
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 16 June 2016 32(9)

Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV — Thailand
Rangsima Lolekha, MD; Sarawut Boonsuk, MD; Tanarak Plipat, MD, PhD; Michael Martin, MD; Chaweewan Tonputsa, MA; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 10 June 2016 65(22)

Malaria: Global progress 2000 – 2015 and future challenges
Richard E. Cibulskis, Pedro Alonso, John Aponte, Maru Aregawi, Amy Barrette, et al.
Infectious Diseases of Poverty 9 June 2016 5(61)

Turtles as a Possible Reservoir of Nontyphoidal Salmonella in Shanghai, China
Jianmin Zhang, Dai Kuang, Fei Wang, Jianghong Meng, Huiming Jin, Xiaowei Yang, Ming Liao, John D. Klena, Shuyu Wu, Yongbiao Zhang, and Xuebin Xu
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 6 June 2016 13(8)

Published May

Gaining and sustaining schistosomiasis control: study protocol and baseline data prior to different treatment strategies in five African countries
Amara E. Ezeamama, Chun-La He, Ye Shen, Xiao-Ping Yin, Sue C. Binder, Carl H. Campbell Jr., et al.
BMC Infectious Diseases 26 May 2016 16(229)

Notes from the Field: Assessment of Health Facilities for Control of Canine Rabies — Gondar City, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2015
Emily G. Pieracci, DVM; Betsy Schroeder, MPH; Araya Mengistu, DVM, PhD; Achenef Melaku, DVM; Miriam Shiferaw, MD; Jesse D. Blanton, MPH; Ryan Wallace, DVM
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 6 May 2016 65(17)

Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness against medically attended influenza illness among children aged 6–59 months, October 2011–September 2012: A matched test-negative case–control study in Suzhou, China
Yin Wang, Tao Zhang, Liling Chen, Carolyn Greene, Yunfang Ding, et al.
Vaccine 5 May 2016 34(21)

Integration of Multiplex Bead Assays for Parasitic Diseases into a National, Population-Based Serosurvey of Women 15-39 Years of Age in Cambodia
Jeffrey W. Priest, M. Harley Jenks, Delynn M. Moss, Bunsoth Mao, Sokhal Buth, et al.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 3 May 2016

Published April

Reduced evolutionary rate in reemerged Ebola virus transmission chains
David J. Blackley, Michael R. Wiley, Jason T. Ladner, Mosoka Fallah, Terrence Lo, et al.
Science Advances 29 April 2016 2(4)

In vivo efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-amodiaquine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Malawi, 2014
Magdalena Paczkowski, Dyson Mwandama, Daniel Marthey, Madalitso Luka, et al.
Malaria Journal 26 April 2016 15(236)

Averting a malaria disaster: will insecticide resistance derail malaria control?
Prof Janet Hemingway DSc, Prof Hilary Ranson PhD, Alan Magill PhD, Jan Kolaczinski PhD, et al.
The Lancet 23 April 2016 387(10029)

Development of a Contact Tracing System for Ebola Virus Disease — Kambia District, Sierra Leone, January–February 2015
Rebecca Levine, PhD; Margherita Ghiselli, PhD; Agnes Conteh; Bobson Turay; Andrew Kemoh; Foday Sesay, MD; Alfred Kamara, MD; Aldo Gaeta; Clinton Davis; Sara Hersey, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 22 April 2016 65(15)

Surveillance Systems to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, 2014–2015
Cynthia J. Snider, PhD; Ousmane M. Diop, PhD; Cara C. Burns, PhD; Rudolph H. Tangermann, MD; Steven G.F. Wassilak, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 8 April 2016 65(13)

Tetanus immunity among women aged 15–39 years in Cambodia: a national population-based serosurvey, 2012
Heather M. Scobie, Bunsoth Mao, Sokhal Buth, Kathleen A. Wannemuehler, Charlotte Sørensen, et al.
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 6 April 2016

Notes from the Field: Baseline Assessment of the Use of Ebola Rapid Diagnostic Tests — Forécariah, Guinea, October–November 2015
Jennifer Y. Huang, MPH; Frantz Jean Louis, MPH; Meredith G. Dixon, MD; Marcel Sefu, MPH; Lon Kightlinger, PhD; Lise D. Martel, PhD; Gayatri C. Jayaraman, PhD; Abdou Salam Gueye, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 1 April 2016 65(12)

Weekly miscarriage rates in a community-based prospective cohort study in rural western Kenya
Stephanie Dellicour, George Aol, Peter Ouma, Nicole Yan, Meghna Desai, et al.
BMJ Open April 2016 6(4)

Cost and Predictors of Care-Seeking Behaviors Among Caregivers of Febrile Children—Uganda, 2009
Manoj P. Menon, Joseph D. Njau, Deborah A. McFarland
The American Journal Tropical Medicine & Hygiene April 2016 94(4)

Detection of Onchocerca volvulus in Skin Snips by Microscopy and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction: Implications for Monitoring and Evaluation Activities
Elizabeth A. Thiele, Vitaliano A. Cama, Thomson Lakwo, Sindeaw Mekasha, Francisca Abanyie, Markos Sleshi, Amha Kebede, Paul T. Cantey
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene April 2016 94(4)

Published March

Advanced molecular detection of malarone resistance
Eldin Talundzic , Mateusz M. Plucinski, Shweta Biliya, Luciana M. Silva-Flannery, et al.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 21 March 2016

Delivering Prevention Interventions to People Living with HIV in Clinical Care Settings: Results of a Cluster Randomized Trial in Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania
Pamela Bachanas, Daniel Kidder, Amy Medley, Sherri L. Pals, Deborah Carpenter, et al.
AIDS and Behavior 19 March 2016 20(9)

Building and Strengthening Infection Control Strategies to Prevent Tuberculosis — Nigeria, 2015
Kainne Dokubo, MD; Bethrand Odume, MBBS; Virginia Lipke; Custodio Muianga, PhD; Eugene Onu, MBBS; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 18 March 2016 65(10)

User and Provider Acceptability of Intermittent Screening and Treatment and Intermittent Preventive Treatment with Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy in Western Kenya
Jenny Hill, Jenna Hoyt, Florence Achieng, Peter Ouma, Anne L’lanziva, Simon Kariuki, Meghna Desai, Jayne Webster
PLoS One 17 March 2016

Within-host competition and drug resistance in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum
Mary Bushman, Lindsay Morton, Nancy Duah, Neils Quashie, et al.
Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences 16 March 2016 283(1826)

The emergence of zoonotic onchocerca lupi infection in the United States—a case-series
Paul T. Cantey, Jessica Weeks, Morven Edwards, Suchitra Rao, et al.
Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 March 2016 62(6)

Evaluation of a National Call Center and a Local Alerts System for Detection of New Cases of Ebola Virus Disease — Guinea, 2014–2015
Christopher T. Lee, MD; Marc Bulterys, MD, PhD; Lise D. Martel, PhD; Benjamin A. Dahl, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 11 March 2016 65(9)

Increase in Reported Prevalence of Microcephaly in Infants Born to Women Living in Areas with Confirmed Zika Virus Transmission During the First Trimester of Pregnancy — Brazil, 2015
Wanderson Kleber de Oliveira, MSc; Juan Cortez-Escalante, MD; Wanessa Tenório Gonçalves Holanda De Oliveira, MSc; Greice Madeleine Ikeda do Carmo, MSc; Cláudio Maierovitch Pessanha Henriques, MD; Giovanini Evelim Coelho, PhD; Giovanny Vinícius Araújo de França, PhD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 11 March 2016 65(9)

Epidemiology, seasonality and treatment of hospitalized adults and adolescents with influenza in Jingzhou, China, 2010-2012
Jiandong Zheng, Xixiang Huo, Yang Huai, Lin Xiao, Hui Jiang, et al.
PLoS One 9 March 2016

A Cross-Sectional Study of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene-Related Risk Factors for Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection in Urban School- and Preschool-Aged Children in Kibera, Nairobi
Caitlin M. Worrell, Ryan E. Wiegand, Stephanie M. Davis, Kennedy O. Odero, et al.
PLoS One 7 March 2016

Cluster of Ebola Virus Disease Linked to a Single Funeral — Moyamba District, Sierra Leone, 2014
Kathryn G. Curran, PhD; James J. Gibson, ; MD; Dennis Marke, MD; Victor Caulker; John Bomeh; John T. Redd, MD; Sudhir Bunga, MD; Joan Brunkard, PhD; Peter H. Kilmarx, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 4 March 2016 65(8)

Progress Toward Measles Elimination — Nepal, 2007–2014
Sudhir Khanal, MPH; Tika Ram Sedai, MA; Ganga Ram Choudary, MPH; Jagat Narain Giri, MPH; Rajendra Bohara, MD; Rajendra Pant, MPH; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 4 March 2016 65(8)

Bayesian latent class estimation of the incidence of chest radiograph-confirmed pneumonia in rural Thailand
Lu, H.C. Baggett, J. Rhodes, S. Thamthitiwat, et al.
Epidemiology and Infection 2 March 2016 144(13)

Published February

Decline in syphilis seroprevalence among females of reproductive age in Northern Cape Province, South Africa, 2003-2012
Ngormbu J. Ballah, Lazarus R. Kuonza, Gloria De Gita, et al.
International Journal of STD & AIDS 27 February 2016

Notes from the Field: Ebola Virus Disease Response Activities During a Mass Displacement Event After Flooding — Freetown, Sierra Leone, September–November, 2015
Jeffrey Ratto, MPH; Wade Ivy III, PhD; Anne Purfield, PhD; James Bangura; Anthony Omoko, MD; Isaac Boateng, MD; Nadia Duffy, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 26 February 2016 65(7)

Cluster of HIV Infections Attributed to Unsafe Injection Practices — Cambodia, December 1, 2014–February 28, 2015
Mean Chhi Vun; Romeo R. Galang; Masami Fujita; William Killam; Runa Gokhale; John Pitman; Dejana Selenic; Sovatha Mam; Chandara Mom; Didier Fontenille; Francois Rouet; Saphonn Vonthanak
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 19 February 2016 65(6)

Notes from the Field: Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Brain and Placental Tissues from Two Congenitally Infected Newborns and Two Fetal Losses — Brazil, 2015
Roosecelis Brasil Martines, MD, PhD; Julu Bhatnagar, PhD; M. Kelly Keating, DVM; Luciana Silva-Flannery, PhD; Atis Muehlenbachs, MD, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 19 February 2016 65(6)

Notes from the Field: Nosocomial Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in a Large Tertiary Care Hospital — Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2015
Hanan H. Balkhy, MD; Thamer H. Alenazi, MD; Majid M. Alshamrani, MD; Henry Baffoe-Bonnie, MD; Hail M. Al-Abdely, MD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 19 February 2016 65(6)

Notes from the Field: Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Outbreaks — Five Countries, 2014–2015
Michelle Morales, MD; Chimeremma D. Nnadi, MD, PhD; Rudolf H. Tangermann, MD; Steven G.F. Wassilak, MD
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 12 February 2016 65(5)

Predicting malaria vector distribution under climate change scenarios in China: Challenges for malaria elimination
Zhoupeng Ren, Duoquan Wang, Aimin Ma, Jimee Hwang, Adam Bennett, Hugh J. W. Sturrock, et al.
Scientific Reports 12 February 2016

Community perceptions of mass screening and treatment for malaria in Siaya County, western Kenya
Kathryn Shuford, Florence Were, Norbert Awino, Aaron Samuels, Peter Ouma, Simon Kariuki, Meghna Desai and Denise Roth Allen
Malaria Journal 6 February 2016

Experiences of a Community-Based Lymphedema Management Program for Lymphatic Filariasis in Odisha State, India: An Analysis of Focus Group Discussions with Patients, Families, Community Members and Program Volunteers
Tali Cassidy, Caitlin M. Worrell, Kristen Little, Aishya Prakash, Inakhi Patra, Jonathan Rout, LeAnne M. Fox
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5 February 2016

Enhanced Diagnosis of Pneumococcal Bacteremia Using Antigen- and Molecular-Based Tools on Blood Specimens in Mali and Thailand: A Prospective Surveillance Study
Jennifer C. Moïsi, Matthew Moore, Maria da Gloria Carvalho, Samba O. Sow, Duangkamon Siludjai, et al.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene February 2016 94(2)

Effect of a clinical decision support system on early action on immunological treatment failure in patients with HIV in Kenya: a cluster randomised controlled trial
The Lancet HIV February 2016 3(2)

Published January

Possible Association Between Zika Virus Infection and Microcephaly — Brazil, 2015
Lavinia Schuler-Faccini, PhD; Erlane M. Ribeiro, PhD; Ian M.L. Feitosa, MD; Dafne D.G. Horovitz, PhD; Denise P. Cavalcanti, PhD, MD; André Pessoa; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 29 January 2016 65(3)

Notes from the Field: Ongoing Cholera Outbreak — Kenya, 2014–2016
Githuka George, MD; Jacob Rotich; Hudson Kigen; Kiama Catherine, MD; Bonface Waweru; Waqo Boru; Tura Galgalo; Jane Githuku; Mark Obonyo; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 29 January 2016 65(3)

Assessment of potential public health impact of a quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in Thailand
Wanitchaya Kittikraisak, Malinee Chittaganpitch, Christopher J. Gregory, Yongjua Laosiritaworn, et al.
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 29 January 2016

Notes from the Field: Tetanus Cases After Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention — Eastern and Southern Africa, 2012–2015
Jonathan M. Grund, MA, MPH; Carlos Toledo, PhD; Stephanie M. Davis, MD; Renee Ridzon, MD; Edna Moturi, MBChB; Heather Scobie, PhD; et al.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 22 January 2016 65(2)

High Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization prevalence among HIV-infected Kenyan parents in the year before pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction
MBC Infectious Diseases 16 January 2016 16(18)

Field Evaluation of Four Rapid Tests for Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Panama
Sandra I. Juarez, Aurelio E. Nuñez, Margginna M. Aranda, Dalis Mojica, Andrea A. Kim and Bharat Parekh
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 13 January 2016 54(4)

Real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of angiostrongylus cantonensis DNA in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with eosinophilic meningitis
Yvonne Qvarnstrom, Maniphet Xayavong, Ana Cristina Aramburu da Silva, Sarah Y. Park, et al.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene January 2016 94(1)

Malaria Parasitemia Among Febrile Patients Seeking Clinical Care at an Outpatient Health Facility in an Urban Informal Settlement Area in Nairobi, Kenya
Henry N. Njuguna, Joel M. Montgomery, Leonard Cosmas, Newton Wamola, Joseph O. Oundo, Meghna Desai, Ann M. Buff, Robert F. Breiman
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene January 2016 94(1)

2015 Publications

Published December

Association between Regimen Composition and Treatment Response in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Prospective Cohort Study
Courtney M. Yuen, Ekaterina V. Kurbatova, Thelma Tupasi, Janice Campos Caoili, et al.
PLoS Medicine 29 December 2015

Missed opportunities to deliver intermittent preventive treatment for malaria to pregnant women 2003–2013: a systematic analysis of 58 household surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
Kathryn G. Andrews, Michael Lynch, Erin Eckert and Julie Gutman
Malaria Journal 23 December 2015 14(521)

Identification and Characterization of Microsatellite Markers Derived from the Whole Genome Analysis of Taenia solium
Mónica J. Pajuelo, María Eguiluz, Eric Dahlstrom, David Requena, Frank Guzmán, et al.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 23 December 2015

Preventive malaria treatment for contacts of patients with Ebola virus disease in the context of the west Africa 2014–15 Ebola virus disease response: an economic analysis
Dr Cristina Carias PhD, Bradford Greening Jr PhD, Caresse G Campbell PhD, Martin I Meltzer PhD, Mary J Hamel MD
The Lancet Infectious Diseases 17 December 2015

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum parasite by microsatellite markers after scale-up of insecticide-treated bed nets in western Kenya
Wangeci Gatei, John E. Gimnig, William Hawley, Feiko ter Kuile, Christopher Odero, et al.
Malaria Journal 9 December 2015 14(495)

Assessment of the safety of antimalarial drug use during early pregnancy (ASAP): protocol for a multicenter prospective cohort study in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Mozambique
Halidou Tinto, Esperança Sevene, Stephanie Dellicour, Gregory S. Calip, et al.
Reproductive Health 4 December 2015 12(112)

Predictive Value of School-Aged Children’s Schistosomiasis Prevalence and Egg Intensity for Other Age Groups in Western Kenya
Pauline N. M. Mwinzi, Geoffrey Muchiri, Ryan E. Wiegand, Martin Omedo, Bernard Abudho, Diana M. S. Karanja, Susan P. Montgomery, W. Evan Secor
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene December 2015 93(6)

Published November

The effectiveness of long-lasting, insecticide-treated nets in a setting of pyrethroid resistance: a case–control study among febrile children 6 to 59 months of age in Machinga District, Malawi
Don P. Mathanga, Dyson A. MwandamaEmail author, Andy Bauleni, Joseph Chisaka, Monica P. Shah, Keren Z. Landman, Kim A. Lindblade and Laura C. Steinhardt
Malaria Journal 17 November 2015 14(457)

Draft Genome Sequences from Cyclospora cayetanensis Oocysts Purified from a Human Stool Sample
Yvonne Qvarnstrom, Yuping Wei-Pridgeon, Wen Li, et al.
Genome Announcements November 2015 3(6)

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