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Publisher Correction: Genomic insights into the 2016-2017 cholera epidemic in Yemen.

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In the HTML version of this Letter, the affiliations for authors Andrew S. Azman, Dhirendra Kumar and Thandavarayan Ramamurthy were inverted (the PDF and print versions of the Letter were correct); the affiliations have been corrected online.

Authors: Weill FX Domman D Njamkepo E Almesbahi AA Naji M Nasher SS Rakesh A Assiri AM Sharma NC Kariuki S Pourshafie MR Rauzier J Abubakar A Carter JY Wamala JF Seguin C Bouchier C Malliavin T Bakhshi B Abulmaali HHN Kumar D Njoroge SM Malik MR Kiiru J Luquero FJ Azman AS Ramamurthy T Thomson NR Quilici ML
Journal Reference: Nature 2019 02 ; 566(7745); E14. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0966-0. Epub 2019 03 08
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Extremely low hepatitis C prevalence among HIV co-infected individuals in four countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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: A multicentric, retrospective case-series analysis (facility-based) in five sites across Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and Uganda screened HIV-positive adults for hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibodies using Oraquick rapid testing and viral confirmation (in

Authors: Loarec A Carnimeo V Molfino L Kizito W Muyindike W Andrieux-Meyer I Balkan S Nzomukunda Y Mwanga-Amumpaire J Ousley J Bygrave H Maman D
Journal Reference: AIDS (London, England) 2019 Feb 01; 33(2); 353-355. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002070. Epub 2019 01 20
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Demonstration of the diagnostic agreement of capillary and venous blood samples, using hepatitis-C virus SD Bioline rapid test: A clinic-based study.

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BACKGROUND: Simplifying hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening is a key step in achieving the elimination of HCV as a global public health threat by 2030.

Authors: Sun C Iwamoto M Calzia A Sreng B Yann S Pin S Lastrucci C Kimchamroeun S Dimanche C Dousset JP Le Paih M Balkan S Marquardt T Carnimeo V Lissouba P Maman D Loarec A
Journal Reference: Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology 2019 Feb ; 111(); 39-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2018.12.008. Epub 2018 12 31
Blood specimen collection HCV screening Hepatitis C virus SD Bioline(©) Sample equivalence
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Post-traumatic osteomyelitis in Middle East war-wounded civilians: resistance to first-line antibiotics in selected bacteria over the decade 2006-2016.

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BACKGROUND: War-wounded civilians in Middle East countries are at risk of post-traumatic osteomyelitis (PTO).

Authors: Fily F Ronat JB Malou N Kanapathipillai R Seguin C Hussein N Fakhri RM Langendorf C
Journal Reference: BMC infectious diseases 2019 Jan 31; 19(1); 103. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3741-9. Epub 2019 01 31
Bone biopsy First-line antibiotics resistance Middle East Osteomyelitis War-wounded
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'I saw it as a second chance': A qualitative exploration of experiences of treatment failure and regimen change among people living with HIV on second- and third-line antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique.

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Increasing numbers of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing failure of first-line antiretroviral therapy and transitioning onto second-line regimens.

Authors: Burns R Borges J Blasco P Vandenbulcke A Mukui I Magalasi D Molfino L Manuel R Schramm B Wringe A
Journal Reference: Global public health 2019 Jan 11; (); 1-13. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2018.1561921. Epub 2019 01 11
Antiretroviral therapy adherence second-line treatment sub-Saharan Africa treatment failure
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Genomic insights into the 2016-2017 cholera epidemic in Yemen.

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Yemen is currently experiencing, to our knowledge, the largest cholera epidemic in recent history. The first cases were declared in September 2016, and over 1.1 million cases and 2,300 deaths have since been reported.

Authors: Weill FX Domman D Njamkepo E Almesbahi AA Naji M Nasher SS Rakesh A Assiri AM Sharma NC Kariuki S Pourshafie MR Rauzier J Abubakar A Carter JY Wamala JF Seguin C Bouchier C Malliavin T Bakhshi B Abulmaali HHN Kumar D Njoroge SM Malik MR Kiiru J Luquero FJ Azman AS Ramamurthy T Thomson NR Quilici ML
Journal Reference: Nature 2019 01 ; 565(7738); 230-233. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0818-3. Epub 2019 01 02
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Field evaluation of GeneXpert (Cepheid) HCV performance for RNA quantification in a genotype 1 and 6 predominant patient population in Cambodia.

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GeneXpert (Cepheid) is the only WHO prequalified platform for hepatitis C virus (HCV) nucleic acid amplification testing that is suitable for point-of-care use in resource-limited contexts.

Authors: Iwamoto M Calzia A Dublineau A Rouet F Nouhin J Yann S Pin S Sun C Sann K Dimanche C Lastrucci C Coulborn RM Maman D Dousset JP Loarec A
Journal Reference: Journal of viral hepatitis 2019 Jan ; 26(1); 38-47. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13002. Epub 2018 12 03
Cambodia HCV genotype 6 Hepatitis C Point-of-care testing RNA viral load
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Dual screen and confirm rapid test does not reduce overtreatment of syphilis in pregnant women living in a non-venereal treponematoses endemic region: a field evaluation among antenatal care attendees in Burkina Faso.

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OBJECTIVES: In resource-limited settings, screening pregnant women for syphilis using rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) is a key tool in the prevention of congenital syphilis.

Authors: Langendorf C Lastrucci C Sanou-Bicaba I Blackburn K Koudika MH Crucitti T
Journal Reference: Sexually transmitted infections 2018 Dec 22; (); Array. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2018-053722. Epub 2018 12 22
Burkina Faso antenatal care diagnostic test pregnant women treponemal infections
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High prevalence of infection and low incidence of disease in child contacts of patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis: a prospective cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: We aimed to measure the prevalence and incidence of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and tuberculosis (TB) disease in children in close contact with patients with drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) in a country with high DR-TB pr

Authors: Huerga H Sanchez-Padilla E Melikyan N Atshemyan H Hayrapetyan A Ulumyan A Bastard M Khachatryan N Hewison C Varaine F Bonnet M
Journal Reference: Archives of disease in childhood 2018 Dec 06; (); Array. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315411. Epub 2018 12 06
drug-resistance epidemiology infectious diseases screening tuberculosis