Publications

 

Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID)

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CDC Authored and Co-Authored Papers (selected)
  • Cromwell EA, Roy S, Sankara DP, Weiss A, Stanaway J, Goldberg E, Pigott DM, Larson H, Vollset SE, Krohn K, Foreman K, Hotez P, Bhutta Z, Bekele BB, Edessa D, Kassembaum N, Mokdad A, Murray CJL, Hay SI. 2018. Slaying Little Dragons: The Impact of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program on Dracunculiasis Disability Averted from 1990 to 2016 [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review] Gates Open Research 2:30, doi: https://doi.org/10.12688/gatesopenres.12827.1external icon.
  • Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E, Eberhard ML, Weiss A, Withers PC Jr, Roy SL, Sienko DG. 2018. Dracunculiasis Eradication: Are We There Yet?  Am J Trop Med Hyg doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0204.
  • Sreenivasan N, Weiss A, Djiatsa JP, Toe F, Djimadoumaji N, Ayers T, Eberhard M, Ruiz-Tiben E, Roy S. 2017. Recurrence of Guinea Worm Disease in Chad after a 10-Year Absence: Risk Factors for Human Cases Identified in 2010–2011. Am J Trop Med Hyg 92(2):575–82.
  • Eberhard ML, Ruiz-Tiben E, Hopkins DR. Dogs and Guinea Worm Eradication. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Nov;16(11):1225–6.
  • Al-Awadi AR, Al-Kuhlani A, Breman JG, Doumbo O, Eberhard ML, Guiguemde RT, Magnussen P, Molyneux DH, Nadim A.   Guinea worm (Dracunculiasis) eradication: update on progress and endgame challenges.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 108(5):249-51.
  • Eberhard ML, Ruiz-Tiben E, Hopkins DR, Farrell C, Toe F, Weiss A, Withers PC Jr, Jenks MH, Thiele EA, Cotton JA, Hance Z, Holroyd N, Cama VA, Tahir MA, Mounda T.  The peculiar epidemiology of dracunculiasis in Chad.  Am J Trop Med Hyg Online Nov 25, 2013; doi:10.4269/ajtmh.13-0554.
  • Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E, Weiss A, Withers PC Jr, Eberhard ML, Roy SL. Dracunculiasis eradication: and now, South Sudan. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jul;89(1):5-10.
  • Glenshaw MT, Roy S, Ruiz-Tiben E, Downs P, Williamson J, Eberhard M. Guinea Worm Disease Outcomes in Ghana: Determinants of Broken Worms. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Aug;81(2):305-12.
  • Hochberg N, Ruiz-Tiben E, Downs P, Fagan J, Maguire JH. The Role of Case Containment Centers in the Eradication of Dracunculiasis in Togo and Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Nov;79(5):722-8.
  • Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E, Downs P, Withers PC Jr, Roy S. Dracunculiasis Eradication: Neglected No Longer. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Oct;79(4):474-9.
  • Bimi L, Freeman AR, Eberhard ML, Ruiz-Tiben E, Pieniazek NJ. Differentiating Dracunculus medinensis from D. insignis, by the Sequence Analysis of the 18S rRNA Gene. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2005 Jul;99(5):511-7.
  • Eberhard ML, Brandt FH. The Role of Tadpoles and Frogs as Paratenic Hosts in the Life Cycle of Dracunculus insignis (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea). J Parasitol. 1995 Oct;81(5):792-3.
  • Hopkins DR, Azam M, Ruiz-Tiben E, Kappus KD. Eradication of Dracunculiasis from Pakistan. Lancet. 1995 Sep 2;346(8975):621-4.
  • Ruiz-Tiben E, Hopkins DR, Ruebush TK, Kaiser RL. Progress Toward the Eradication of Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): 1994. Emerg Infect Dis. 1995 Apr–Jun;1(2):58-60.
  • Sullivan JJ, Bishop HS, Hightower AW. Susceptibility of Four Species of Copepods, from Areas of Endemic Dracunculus medinensis, to the North American D. insignis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1991 Dec;85(6):637-43.
  • Brandt FH, Eberhard ML. Inoculation of Ferrets with Ten Third-Stage Larvae of Dracunculus insignis. J Parasitol. 1991 Oct;77(5):786-7.
  • Broderson JR, Eberhard ML, Welch BG, Brandt FH. Spinal Dracunculiasis in an Experimentally Infected Ferret. Lab Anim Sci. 1991 Apr;41(2):180-2.
  • Eberhard ML, Brandt FH, Kaiser RL. Chlortetracycline for Dracunculiasis. Lancet. 1991 Feb 23;337(8739):500.
  • Kappus KD, Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E, Imtiaz R, Andersen J, Azam M, Attiq A. A Strategy to Speed the Eradication of Dracunculiasis. World Health Forum. 1991;12(2):220-5.
  • Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E. Strategies for Dracunculiasis Eradication. Bull World Health Organ. 1991;69(5):533-40.
  • Imtiaz R, Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E. Permanent Disability from Dracunculiasis. Lancet. 1990 Sep 8;336(8715):630.
  • Imtiaz R, Anderson JD, Long EG, Sullivan JJ, Cline BL. Monofilament Nylon Filters for Preventing Dracunculiasis: Durability and Copepod Retention After Long Term Field Use in Pakistan. Trop Med Parasitol. 1990 Sep;41(3):251-3.
  • Hopkins DR, Ruiz-Tiben E. Dracunculiasis Eradication: Target 1995. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1990 Sep;43(3):296-300.
  • Eberhard ML, Brandt FH, Ruiz-Tiben E, Hightower A. Chemoprophylactic Drug Trials for Treatment of Dracunculiasis Using the Dracunculus insignis-Ferret Model. J Helminthol. 1990 Jun;64(2):79-86.
  • Brandt FH, Eberhard ML. Dracunculus insignis in Ferrets: Comparison of Inoculation Routes. J Parasitol. 1990 Feb;76(1):93-5.
  • Eberhard ML, Rab MA, Dilshad MN. Red Dracunculus medinensis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1989 Oct;41(4):479-81.
  • Eberhard ML, Ruiz-Tiben E, Wallace SV. Dracunculus insignis: Experimental Infection in the Ferret, Mustela putorius furo. J Helminthol. 1988 Sep;62(3):265-70.
  • Sullivan JJ, Long EG. Synthetic-Fibre Filters for Preventing Dracunculiasis: 100 Versus 200 Micrometres Pore Size. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1988;82(3):465-6.
  • Hopkins DR. Dracunculiasis Eradication: A Mid-Decade Status Report. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1987 Jul;37(1):115-8.
  • Edungbola LD, Watts SJ, Kale OO, Smith GS, Hopkins DR. A Method of Rapid Assessment of the Distribution and Endemicity of Dracunculiasis in Nigeria. Soc Sci Med. 1986;23(6):555-8.
  • Hopkins DR. Dracunculiasis: An Eradicable Scourge. Epidemiol Rev. 1983 Jan;5(1):208-19.
  • Hopkins DR, Foege WH. Guinea Worm Disease. Science. 1981 May 1;212(4494):495.

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