Recent publications

Seroprevalence, correlates and kinetics of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid IgG antibody in healthcare workers and nonclinical staff at a tertiary hospital: A prevaccine census study.Maina D, Omuse G, Ong'ete G, Mugaine P, Sayed S, Moloo Z, Shah R, Etyang A, Adam R
PLoS One, (2022). 17:e0267619

Asplenia and spleen hypofunction.Lenti MV, Luu S, Carsetti R, Osier F, Ogwang R, Nnodu OE, Wiedermann U, Spencer J, Locatelli F, Corazza GR, Di Sabatino A
Nat Rev Dis Primers, (2022). 8:71

House screening for malaria control: views and experiences of participants in the RooPfs trial.Jones C, Matta A, Pinder M, D'Alessandro U, Knudsen J, Lindsay SW
Malar J, (2022). 21:294

Rethinking benefit sharing in collaborative human genetic research from an Afrocommunitarian perspective.Ewuoso C, Sudoi A, Kamuya D
Front Genet, (2022). 13:1014120

Evaluating the effects of supplementing ward nurses on quality of newborn care in Kenyan neonatal units: protocol for a prospective workforce intervention study.Imam A, Gathara D, Aluvaala J, Maina M, English M
BMC Health Serv Res, (2022). 22:1230

The hidden financial burden of healthcare: a systematic literature review of informal payments in Sub-Saharan Africa.Kabia E, Goodman C, Balabanova D, Muraya K, Molyneux S, Barasa E
Wellcome Open Res, (2021). 6:297

Complement-mediated serum bactericidal activity of antibodies elicited by the Shigella sonnei GMMA vaccine in adults from a shigellosis-endemic country: Exploratory analysis of a Phase 2a randomized study.Kapulu MC, Nakakana U, Sciré AS, Sarakinou E, Conti V, Rossi O, Acquaviva A, Necchi F, Obiero CW, Martin LB, Bejon P, Njuguna P, Micoli F, Podda A
Front Immunol, (2022). 13:971866

COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptability Among Healthcare Facility Workers in Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda: A Multi-Centre Cross-Sectional Survey.Whitworth HS, Kitonsa J, Kasonia K, Tindanbil D, Kafeero P, Bangura J, Nije Y, Tetsa Teta D, Greenwood B, Kavunga-Membo H, Leigh B, Ruzagira E, Gallagher KE, Watson-Jones D
Int J Public Health, (2022). 67:1605113

High false discovery rate of the Architect anti-HCV screening test in blood donors in Uganda and evaluation of an algorithm for confirmatory testing.Lucey O, Acana S, Olupot-Olupot P, Muhindo R, Ayikobua R, Uyoga S, Kyeyune-Byabazaire D, Cooke G, Maitland K
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Addressing the need for an appropriate skilled delivery care workforce in Burundi to support Maternal and Newborn Health Service Delivery Redesign (MNH-Redesign): a sequential study protocol.Habonimana D, Leckcivilize A, Nicodemo C, English M
Wellcome Open Res, (2022). 7:196

Identifying gaps in global evidence for nurse staffing and patient care outcomes research in low/middle-income countries: an umbrella review.Imam A, Obiesie S, Aluvaala J, Maina JM, Gathara D, English M
BMJ Open, (2022). 12:e064050

Malaria infection and severe disease risks in Africa.Paton RS, Kamau A, Akech S, Agweyu A, Ogero M, Mwandawiro C, Mturi N, Mohammed S, Mpimbaza A, Kariuki S, Otieno NA, Nyawanda BO, Mohamed AF, Mtove G, Reyburn H, Gupta S, Bejon P, Lourenço J, Snow RW
Science, (2021). 373:926-931

Sero-surveillance for IgG to SARS-CoV-2 at antenatal care clinics in three Kenyan referral hospitals: Repeated cross-sectional surveys 2020-21.Lucinde RK, Mugo D, Bottomley C, Karani A, Gardiner E, Aziza R, Gitonga JN, Karanja H, Nyagwange J, Tuju J, Wanjiku P, Nzomo E, Kamuri E, Thuranira K, Agunda S, Nyutu G, Etyang AO, Adetifa IMO, Kagucia E, Uyoga S, Otiende M, Otieno E, Ndwiga L, Agoti CN, Aman RA, Mwangangi M, Amoth P, Kasera K, Nyaguara A, Ng'ang'a W, Ochola LB, Namdala E, Gaunya O, Okuku R, Barasa E, Bejon P, Tsofa B, Ochola-Oyier LI, Warimwe GM, Agweyu A, Scott JAG, Gallagher KE
PLoS One, (2022). 17:e0265478

Insecticide-treated net distribution in Western Kenya: impacts related to COVID-19 and health worker strikes.Suiyanka L, Alegana VA, Snow RW
Int Health, (2022). 14:537-539

Hepcidin regulation in Kenyan children with severe malaria and non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia.Abuga KM, Muriuki JM, Uyoga SM, Mwai K, Makale J, Mogire RM, Macharia AW, Mohammed S, Muthumbi E, Mwarumba S, Mturi N, Bejon P, Scott JAG, Nairz M, Williams TN, Atkinson SH
Haematologica, (2022). 107:1589-1598

World Health Organization and knowledge translation in maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition.Stage, Duke T, AlBuhairan FS, Agarwal K, Arora NK, Arulkumaran S, Bhutta ZA, Binka F, Castro A, Claeson M, Dao B, Darmstadt GL, English M, Jardali F, Merson M, Ferrand RA, Golden A, Golden MH, Homer C, Jehan F, Kabiru CW, Kirkwood B, Lawn JE, Li S, Patton GC, Ruel M, Sandall J, Sachdev HS, Tomlinson M, Waiswa P, Walker D, Zlotkin S
Arch Dis Child, (2022). 107:644-649

Randomised controlled trial of fosfomycin in neonatal sepsis: pharmacokinetics and safety in relation to sodium overload.Obiero CW, Williams P, Murunga S, Thitiri J, Omollo R, Walker AS, Egondi T, Nyaoke B, Correia E, Kane Z, Gastine S, Kipper K, Standing JF, Ellis S, Sharland M, Berkley JA, NeoFosfo Study Group
Arch Dis Child, (2022). 107:802-810

Epstein-Barr virus and malaria upregulate AID and APOBEC3 enzymes, but only AID seems to play a major mutagenic role in Burkitt lymphoma.Summerauer AM, Jaggi V, Ogwang R, Traxel S, Colombo L, Amundsen E, Eyer T, Subramanian B, Fehr J, Mantel PY, Idro R, Burgler S
Eur J Immunol, (2022). 52:1273-1284

Improving the diagnosis of severe malaria in African children using platelet counts and plasma PfHRP2 concentrations.Watson JA, Uyoga S, Wanjiku P, Makale J, Nyutu GM, Mturi N, George EC, Woodrow CJ, Day NPJ, Bejon P, Opoka RO, Dondorp AM, John CC, Maitland K, Williams TN, White NJ
Sci Transl Med, (2022). 14:eabn5040

Insights on the differentiation of stillbirths and early neonatal deaths: A study from the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) network.Quincer E, Philipsborn R, Morof D, Salzberg NT, Vitorino P, Ajanovic S, Onyango D, Ogbuanu I, Assefa N, Sow SO, Mutevedzi P, El Arifeen S, Tippet Barr BA, Scott JAG, Mandomando I, Kotloff KL, Jambai A, Akelo V, Cain CJ, Chowdhury AI, Gure T, Igunza KA, Islam F, Keita AM, Madrid L, Mahtab S, Mehta A, Mitei PK, Ntuli C, Ojulong J, Rahman A, Samura S, Sidibe D, Thwala BN, Varo R, Madhi SA, Bassat Q, Gurley ES, Blau DM, Whitney CG
PLoS One, (2022). 17:e0271662