Quick search
Advanced search in
Field to searchTerm
Add rule
Filters (3)
Download Results
19 research outcomes, page 1 of 2
  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Richard Njouom; Elsie Laban Yekwa; Pierre Cappy; Astrid Vabret; Pascal Boisier; Dominique Rousset;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Abstract Background. No information is available on the viral etiology of upper respiratory tract infections in Cameroon. Methods. We prospectively enrolled outpatients with influenza-like illness (ILI) presenting at 14 sentinel clinics located across the country from J...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Reina S. Sikkema; Elmoubasher Farag; Sayed Himatt; Adel K Ibrahim; Hamad Al-Romaihi; Salih A. Al-Marri; Mohamed Al-Thani; Ahmed M. El-Sayed; Mohammed Al-Hajri; Bart L. Haagmans; ...
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
    Project: EC | COMPARE (643476), EC | PREPARE (602525)

    Abstract The transmission routes and risk factors for zoonotic Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections are still unknown. We used the World Health Organization questionnaire for MERS-CoV case-control studies to assess risk factors for human ME...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Steve M. Taylor; Anna M van Eijk; Carla Cerami Hand; Kashamuka Mwandagalirwa; Jane P. Messina; Antoinette K. Tshefu; Benjamin Atua; Michael Emch; Jérémie Muwonga; Steven R. Meshnick; ...
    Publisher: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Libraries

    Background. Pregnancy-associated malaria (PAM) produces poor birth outcomes, but its prevalence is commonly estimated in convenience samples. Methods. We assessed the prevalence of malaria using real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and estimated the consequences of...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jonathan B. Parr; Robert Verity; Stephanie M. Doctor; Mark Janko; Kelly Carey-Ewend; Breanna J. Turman; Corinna Keeler; Hannah C Slater; Amy N. Whitesell; Kashamuka Mwandagalirwa; ...
    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Background. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) account for more than two-thirds of malaria diagnoses in Africa. Deletions of the Plasmodium falciparum hrp2 (pfhrp2) gene cause false-negative RDT results and have never been investigated on a national level. Spread of pfhrp2-d...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Cedar L. Mitchell; Nicholas F. Brazeau; Corinna Keeler; Melchior Kashamuka Mwandagalirwa; Antoinette Tshefu; Jonathan J. Juliano; Steven R. Meshnick;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Abstract Background Plasmodium ovale is an understudied malaria species prevalent throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa. Little is known about the distribution of ovale malaria and risk factors for infection in areas of high malaria endemicity. Methods Using the 2013...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . 2013
    Authors:
    Jean Jacques Muyembe; Didier Bompangue; Guy Mutombo; Laurent Akilimali; Annie Mutombo; Berthe Miwanda; Jean de Dieu Mpuruta; Kabunga Kambale Deka; Fataki Bitakyerwa; Jaime Mufitini Saidi; ...
    Persistent Identifiers

    We evaluated published and unpublished data on cholera cases and deaths reported from clinical care facilities in the 56 health districts of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the National Ministry of Health during 2000-2011. Cholera incidence was highest in the easter...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Jimmy Kapetshi; Hugues Fausther-Bovendo; Cindi R. Corbett; Anders Leung; Kamal Ait-Ikhlef; Justus Nsio; Aaron Aruna; Benoit Kebela Ilunga; Jean-Jacques Muyembe; Pierre Formenty; ...
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Detection of chains of transmission is critical to interrupt Ebola virus (EBOV) outbreaks. For >25 years, quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction performed on biological fluids has been the reference standard for EBOV detection and identification. I...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Steve M. Taylor; Christian M. Parobek; Derrick K. DeConti; Kassoum Kayentao; Sheick Oumar Coulibaly; Brian Greenwood; Harry Tagbor; John V. Williams; Kalifa Bojang; Fanta Njie; ...
    Publisher: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Libraries

    Plasmodium falciparum parasites that are resistant to artemisinins have been detected in Southeast Asia. Resistance is associated with several polymorphisms in the parasite's K13-propeller gene. The molecular epidemiology of these artemisinin resistance genotypes in Afr...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Nicole A. Hoff; Patrick Mukadi; Reena H. Doshi; Matthew S. Bramble; Kai Lu; Adva Gadoth; Cyrus Sinai; D’Andre Spencer; Bradley Nicholson; Russell A. Williams; ...
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
    Project: NIH | University of California ... (5D43TW009343-07), NIH | Serological prevalence of... (5R21AI107420-02)

    Healthcare workers in an area with a previous Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo exhibited both antibody response and neutralizing capacity to at least 1 Ebola protein, despite never having been diagnosed with Ebola virus disease.

    Add to ORCIDorcid
  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Jacob M. Riveron; Francis Watsenga; Helen Irving; Seth R. Irish; Charles S. Wondji;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
    Project: WT , WT | Tackling insecticide resi... (101893)

    Abstract Accounting for approximately 11% of all malaria cases, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is central to malaria elimination efforts. To support vector control interventions in DRC, we characterized the dynamics and impact of insecticide resistance in ma...

    Add to ORCIDorcid
19 research outcomes, page 1 of 2