Publications

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Evolutionary history and global spread of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing lineage.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains of the Beijing lineage are globally distributed and are associated with the massive spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis in Eurasia.

Authors: Merker M Blin C Mona S Duforet-Frebourg N Lecher S Willery E Blum MG Rüsch-Gerdes S Mokrousov I Aleksic E Allix-Béguec C Antierens A Augustynowicz-Kopeć E Ballif M Barletta F Beck HP Barry CE Bonnet M Borroni E Campos-Herrero I Cirillo D Cox H Crowe S Crudu V Diel R Drobniewski F Fauville-Dufaux M Gagneux S Ghebremichael S Hanekom M Hoffner S Jiao WW Kalon S Kohl TA Kontsevaya I Lillebæk T Maeda S Nikolayevskyy V Rasmussen M Rastogi N Samper S Sanchez-Padilla E Savic B Shamputa IC Shen A Sng LH Stakenas P Toit K Varaine F Vukovic D Wahl C Warren R Supply P Niemann S Wirth T
Journal Reference: Nature genetics 2015 Mar ; 47(3); 242-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.3195. Epub 2015 01 19
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Geographic distribution and mortality risk factors during the cholera outbreak in a rural region of Haiti, 2010-2011.

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BACKGROUND: In 2010 and 2011, Haiti was heavily affected by a large cholera outbreak that spread throughout the country.

Authors: Page AL Ciglenecki I Jasmin ER Desvignes L Grandesso F Polonsky J Nicholas S Alberti KP Porten K Luquero FJ
Journal Reference: PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2015 Mar ; 9(3); e0003605. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003605. Epub 2015 03 26
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Temporal Changes in Ebola Transmission in Sierra Leone and Implications for Control Requirements: a Real-time Modelling Study.

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BACKGROUND: Between August and November 2014, the incidence of Ebola virus disease (EVD) rose dramatically in several districts of Sierra Leone.

Authors: Camacho A Kucharski A Aki-Sawyerr Y White MA Flasche S Baguelin M Pollington T Carney JR Glover R Smout E Tiffany A Edmunds WJ Funk S
Journal Reference: PLoS currents 2015 Feb 10; 7(); Array. doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.406ae55e83ec0b5193e30856b9235ed2. Epub 2015 02 10
ebola
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Impact of variability in adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy on the immunovirological response and mortality.

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BACKGROUND: Several previous studies have shown relationships between adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) and the viral load, the CD4 cell count, or mortality.

Authors: Boussari O Subtil F Genolini C Bastard M Iwaz J Fonton N Etard JF Ecochard R
Journal Reference: BMC medical research methodology 2015 Feb 05; 15(); 10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-15-10. Epub 2015 02 05
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Nevirapine or efavirenz for tuberculosis and HIV coinfected patients: exposure and virological failure relationship.

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OBJECTIVES: We describe nevirapine and efavirenz exposure on and off tuberculosis treatment and consequences for virological efficacy and tolerance in patients included in the ANRS 12146/12214-CARINEMO trial.

Authors: Bhatt NB Baudin E Meggi B da Silva C Barrail-Tran A Furlan V Grinsztejn B Bonnet M Taburet AM
Journal Reference: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 2015 Jan ; 70(1); 225-32. doi: 10.1093/jac/dku348. Epub 2014 09 18
TB/HIV coinfection drug–drug interactions efavirenz nevirapine
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The factor structure and presentation of depression among HIV-positive adults in Uganda.

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Depression is one of the most prevalent psychiatric comorbidities of HIV and one of the greatest barriers to HIV self-care and adherence.

Authors: Psaros C Haberer JE Boum Y Tsai AC Martin JN Hunt PW Bangsberg DR Safren SA
Journal Reference: AIDS and behavior 2015 Jan ; 19(1); 27-33. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0796-x. Epub 2015 09 24
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Prevalence and Genotypic Characterization of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Produced by Gram Negative Bacilli at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rural South Western Uganda.

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AIM: To determine the prevalence and genotypic characterisation of extended spectrum beta-lactamases produced by gram negative bacilli isolated at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH).

Authors: Moses A Bwanga F Boum Y Bazira J
Journal Reference: British microbiology research journal 2014 Dec ; 4(12); 1541-1550. doi: 10.9734/BMRJ/2014/9792. Epub 2018 11 13
Antibiotics ESBL Uganda resistance patterns sensitivity patterns
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Time is (still) of the essence: quantifying the impact of emergency meningitis vaccination response in Katsina State, Nigeria.

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BACKGROUND: In 2009, a large meningitis A epidemic affected a broad region of northern Nigeria and southern Niger, resulting in more than 75 000 cases and 4000 deaths.

Authors: Ferrari MJ Fermon F Nackers F Llosa A Magone C Grais RF
Journal Reference: International health 2014 Dec ; 6(4); 282-90. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihu062. Epub 2014 09 05
Meningitis surveillance Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A Nigeria Polysaccharide vaccine Vaccination outbreak response