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Publications 2019

  • 1-Mbouamboua Y, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ntoumi F, Adukpo S, Kombo M, Vouvoungui C, van Helden J, Kobawila SC. 2019. Sub-microscopic Plasmodium falciparum infections in matched peripheral, placental and umbilical cord blood samples from asymptomatic Congolese women at delivery. Acta Tropica. 2019 Mar 2;193:142-147. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.03.001.
  • 2-Rao M, Ippolito G, Mfinanga S, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D, Vilaplana C, Zumla A, Maeurer M. 2019. Latent TB Infection (LTBI) - Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis and the dynamics of the granuloma battleground. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019 Mar;80S:S58-S61. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.035. Epub 2019 Feb 26.
  • 3-Gampio Gueye NS, Peko SM, Nderu D, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Vouvoungui C, Kobawila SC, Velavan TP, Ntoumi F. 2019. An update on glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in children from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Malaria Journal. 2019 Feb 28;18(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2688-z.
  • 4-Peko SM, Gampio Gueye NS, Vouvoungui C, Koukouikila Koussounda F, Kobawila SC, Nderu D, Velavan TP, Ntoumi F. 2019. Cytochrome P450 CYP2B6*6 distribution among Congolese individuals with HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria infection. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019 Feb 25. pii: S1201-9712(19)30089-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.025.
  • 5-Petersen E, Rao M, Ippolito G, Gualano G, Chakaya J, Ntoumi F, Moore D, Allen R, Gaskell K, Öhd JN, Hergens MP, Krishnamoorthy S, Ugarte-Gil C, Kirwan DE, Honeyborne I, McHugh TD, Köser CU, Kranzer K, Tiberi S, Migliori GB, Mao Q, Yang Y, Oliveira SP, Cardoso RF, Detjen A, Marais B, de Gijsel D, von Reyn CF, Goscé L, Abubakar I, Maeurer M, Zumla A. 2019. World Tuberculosis Day March 24th 2019 Theme: "It's TIME" - International Journal of Infectious Diseases Tuberculosis Theme Series. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019 Mar;80S:S1-S5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.024. Epub 2019 Feb 23.
  • 6-Rao M, Ippolito G, Mfinanga S, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D, Vilaplana C, Zumla A, Maeurer M. 2019. Improving treatment outcomes for MDR-TB - Novel host-directed therapies and personalised medicine of the future. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019 Mar;80S:S62-S67. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.01.039. Epub 2019 Jan 24.
  • 7-Petersen E, Abubakar I, Ihekweazu C, Heymann D, Ntoumi F, Blumberg L, Asogun D, Mukonka V, Lule SA, Bates M, Honeyborne I, Mfinanga S, Mwaba P, Dar O, Vairo F, Mukhtar M, Kock R, McHugh TD, Ippolito G, Zumla A. 2019. Monkeypox - Enhancing public health preparedness for an emerging lethal human zoonotic epidemic threat in the wake of the smallpox post-eradication era. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019 Jan;78:78-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.11.008. Epub 2018 Nov 16. Review.
  • 8-Nderu D, Kimani F, Thiong'o K, Karanja E, Akinyi M, Too E, Chege W, Nambati E, Meyer CG, Velavan TP. 2019. Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein (PfHRP2 and 3) diversity in Western and Coastal Kenya. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 8;9(1):1709. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-38175-1.
  • Publications 2018

  • 10-Publication dans le journal français « Le Monde » https://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2018/08/29/scientifiques-mecenes-et-philanthropes-tous-unis-pour-defendre-une-sante-globale_5347752_1650684.htm.
  • 9-Petersen E, Abubakar I, Ihekweazu C, Heymann D, Ntoumi F, Blumberg L, Asogun D, Mukonka V, Lule SA, Bates M, Honeyborne I, Mfinanga S, Mwaba P, Dar O, Vairo F, Mukhtar M, Kock R, McHugh T, Ippolito G, Zumla A. Monkeypox – Reflections on the rising trends and recurrent outbreaks of an emerging, lethal human zoonosis in children and young adults in the wake of Smallpox post-eradication era .2018. I International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 16. pii: S1201-9712(18)34587-9.
  • 8-Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi1, ViolaineLucaccioni, Matthew Bates, Alimuddin Zumla, Francine Ntoumi2018. Achieving Sustainable Development Goals for HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Congo - Progress, Obstacles and Challenges in HIV/AIDS Health Services. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 018 Oct 17;77:107-112.
  • 7-Vincent J. Munster, Daniel Bausch, Emmie de Wit, Robert Fischer, Gary Kobinger, César Muñoz-Fontela, Sarah Olson, Pierre Rollin, Stephanie Seifert, Armand Sprecher, Francine Ntoumi, Mosses Massaquoi, Jean-Vivien Mombouli. 2018.Preparing for future outbreaks in a rapidly changing central Africa, lessons from Ebola. New England Journal of Medicine.Aug 22. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1807691.
  • 6-Laura Merson, Philippe J Guérin, Karen I Barnes, Francine Ntoumi, Oumar Gaye. 2018.Secondary analysis and participation of those at the data source.. The Lancet Global Health,Vol 6 September 2018. www.thelancet.com/lancetgh.
  • 5-Mandina Ndona Madone, Longo-Mbenza Benjamin, RENZAHO Andre, Kapend Lievin, Lepira Mompaka François, Voumbo Matoumona Yolande, Mokondjimobe Etienne, Francine Ntoumi, Wumba-di-Mosi Roger, Apalata Teke, Kayembe Ntumba Jean Marie, Mvumbi Lelo Georges, Mambueni Thamba Christophe. 2018.Influence de l'hypovitaminose sur l'epidemiologie et la physiopathologie de l'infection par le vih/sida: revue critique.Journal of Innovation and Research in Health Sciences & BiotechnologyVol3 •,Issue 3 , p549-566 DOI: 10.18644/jiresh-biotech.0000056
  • 4-Nerly Shirère Gampio Gueye , Francine Ntoumi, Christevy Vouvoungui, SimonCharles Kobawilab , Michael NKombo, Alain Mouanga, Julia Deiber, Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda. 2018.Plasmodium falciparum merozoite protein-1 genetic diversityand multiplicity of infection in isolates from Congolese children consulting in a pediatric hospital in Brazzaville Acta Tropica 183:78-83.
  • 3- Tiberi S, du Plessis N, Walzl G, Vjecha MJ, Rao M, Ntoumi F, Mfinanga S, Kapata N, Mwaba P, McHugh TD, Ippolito G, Migliori GB, Maeurer MJ, Zumla A. 2018. Tuberculosis: progress and advances in development of new drugs, treatment regimens, and host-directed therapies. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018 Mar 23. pii: S1473-3099(18)30110-5. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30110-5.
  • 2- Tiberi S, Petersen E, Maeurer M, Ntoumi F, Yeboa-Manu D, Mwaba P, Vilaplana C, Dar O, Bates M, Corrah T, Rao M, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Memish ZA, Mfinanga S, Aseffa A, Ippolito G, Migliori GB, Zumla A. 2018. Taking forward the Stop TB Partnership and World Health Organization Joint Theme for World TB Day March 24th 2018 - "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You can make history. End TB". International Journal of Infectious Diseases . 2018 Mar 22. pii: S1201-9712(18)30061-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.002.
  • 1- Ndounga Diakou LA, Ntoumi F, Ravaud P, Boutron I. 2018. Correction to: Avoidable waste related to inadequate methods and incomplete reporting of interventions: a systematic review of randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa. Trials. 2018 Jan 16;19(1):42. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2431-4.
  • Publications 2017

  • 17- Mombo LE, Ntoumi F, Bisseye C, Ramasawmy R, Millet P, Tamouza R.2017.Homozygosity for the CD1E*02 allele isassociated with a resistance to Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in Gabonese school children. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2017 Feb;10(2):204-207. doi: 10.1016/j.apjtm.2017.01.017.
  • 16- Petersen E, Maeurer M, Marais B, Migliori GB, Mwaba P, Ntoumi F, Vilaplana C, Kim K, Schito M, Zumla A. 2017. World TB Day 2017: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities in the "End-TB" Era. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;56:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.02.012.
  • 15- Malm S, Linguissi LS, Tekwu EM, Vouvoungui JC, Kohl TA, Beckert P, Sidibe A, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Madzou-Laboum IK, Kwedi S, Penlap Beng V, Frank M, Ntoumi F, Niemann S. 2017. New Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Sublineage, Brazzaville, Congo. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;23(3):423-429. doi: 10.3201/eid2303.160679.
  • 14- Girardi E, Sañé Schepisi M, Goletti D, Bates M, Mwaba P, Yeboah-Manu D, Ntoumi F, Palmieri F, Maeurer M, Zumla A, Ippolito G. 2017The global dynamics of diabetes and tuberculosis: the impact of migration
  • 13-Zumla A, Otchere ID, Mensah GI, Asante-Poku A, Gehre F, Maeurer M, Bates M, Mwaba P, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D. 2017. Learning from epidemiological, clinical, and immunological studies on Mycobacterium africanum for improving current understanding of host-pathogen interactions, and for the development and evaluation of diagnostics, host-directed therapies, and vaccines for tuberculosis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;56:126-129. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.12.003. Review.
  • 12-Bates M, Hassan R, Marais B, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D. 2017. Challenging dogma and stagnation in TB research. International Journal of Mycobacteriology. 2016 Dec;5(4):373. doi: 10.1016/S2212-5531(16)30251-5.
  • 11-Ndounga Diakou LA, Ntoumi F, Ravaud P, Boutron I. 2017. Published randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa focus on high-burden diseases but are frequently funded and led by high-income countries.Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Feb;82:29-36.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.10.008. Review.
  • 10-Ansumana R, Keitell S, Roberts GM, Ntoumi F, Petersen E, Ippolito G, Zumla A. 2017. Impact of infectious disease epidemics on tuberculosis diagnostic, management, and prevention services: experiences and lessons from the 2014-2015 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;56:101-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.10.010.
  • 9-Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Luc Christian Gwom, Celine Nguefeu Nkenfou, Matthew 10- Bates , Eskild Petersen, Alimuddin Zumla, Francine Ntoumi. 2017. Health systems in the Republic of Congo: challenges and opportunities for implementing tuberculosis and HIV collaborative service, research, and training activities. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 56 (2017) 6.
  • 8-Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Sankarganesh Jeyaraj, Christian N Nguetse, Charles Nchotebah Nkonganyi , Kossiwa Clarisse Kokou, Mandingha K Etoka-Beka, Francine Ntoumi , Thirumalaisamy P Velavan. 2017. Molecular surveillance of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in the Republic of Congo: four and nine years after the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapies. Malaria Journal 16:155 DOI 10.1186/s12936‐017‐1816‐x.
  • 7-Thaisa Lucas Sandri, Selorme Adukpo, Dao Phuong Giang, Christian N. Nguetse, 
Fabiana Antunes Andrade, Hoang van Tong, Nguyen Linh Toan, Le Huu Song, 
Preetham Elumalai, Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Vijaya Lakshmi Valluri, Francine Ntoumi, 
Christian G. Meyer, Iara Jose de Messias Reason, Peter G. Kremsner, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan. 2017. Geographical Distribution of Complement Receptor Type 1 Variants and their Associated Disease Risk. PLOS One May 17;12(5):e0175973. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175973. eCollection 2017.
  • 6-Nguyen TN, Baaklini S, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ndounga M, Torres M, Pradel L, Ntoumi F, Rihet P. 2017. Association of a functional TNF variant with Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia in a Congolese population. Genes and Immunity. Sep;18(3):152-157. doi: 10.1038/gene.2017.13. Epub 2017 Jul 13.
  • 5-Alimuddin Zumla, Giuseppe Ippolito, Brian McCloskey, Matthew Bates, Rashid Ansumana, David Heymann, Richard Kock, Francine Ntoumi, for the PANDORA-ID-NET consortium. 2017. Enhancing Preparedness for Tackling New and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemic Threats. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine (PublishedonlineMay16,2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/PII).
  • 4-Lee Aymar NDOUNGA DIAKOU; Francine NTOUMI; Philippe RAVAUD; Isabelle BOUTRON. 2017. Avoidable waste related to inadequate methods and incomplete reporting of interventions: a systematic review of randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa. Trials.)18:291. DOI 10.1186/s13063-017-2034-0.
  • 3-Sabrina Baaklini, Sarwat Afrid, Thy Ngoc Nguyen, Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Mathieu Ndounga, Jean Imbert, Magali Torres, Lydie Pradel, Francine Ntoumi and Pascal Rihet. 2017. Association of a cis-regulatory NCR3 SNP with mild malaria in a Congolese population. Plos One. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187818 November 9, 2017.
  • 2-Faik I, van Tong H, Lell B, Meyer CG, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP. 2017. Pyruvate Kinase and Fcγ Receptor Gene Copy Numbers Associated With Malaria Phenotypes. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jul 15;216(2):276-282. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix284. PMID:28605553.
  • 1-Nguetse CN, Adegnika AA, Agbenyega T, Ogutu BR, Krishna S, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP. 2017. Molecular markers of anti-malarial drug resistance in Central, West and East African children with severe malaria. Malaria Journal 2017 May 23;16(1):217. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1868-y. PMID: 28535801.
  • Publications 2016

  • 11-Ndounga Diakou LA, Ntoumi F, Ravaud P, Boutron I. Published randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa focus on high burden diseases but are frequently funded and led by high income countries. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0895-4356(16)30610-2.
  • 10-Ansumana R, Keitell S, Roberts GM, Ntoumi F, Petersen E, Ippolito G, Zumla A. Impact of Infectious Disease Epidemics on Tuberculosis Diagnostic, Management and Prevention Services: Experiences and Lessons from the 2014-2015 Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2016 Nov 3. pii: S1201-9712(16)31194-8.
  • 9-David Stucki, Daniela Brites, Leïla Jeljeli et al. Francine Ntoumi. 2016. Generalists and specialists in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Nature Genetics. Oct 31. doi: 10.1038/ng.3704.
  • 8-Zumla A, Rao M, Wallis RS, Kaufmann SH, Rustomjee R, Mwaba P, Vilaplana C, Yeboah-Manu D, Chakaya J, Ippolito G, Azhar E, Hoelscher M, Maeurer M; Host-Directed Therapies Network consortium. 2016.Host-directed therapies for infectious diseases: current status, recent progress, and future prospects. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Apr;16(4):e47-63. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00078-5.
  • 7-Zumla A, Dar O, Kock R, Muturi M, Ntoumi F, Kaleebu P, Eusebio M, Mfinanga S, Bates M, Mwaba P, Ansumana R, Khan M, Alagaili AN, Cotten M, Azhar EI, Maeurer M, Ippolito G, Petersen E. 2016. Taking forward a 'One Health' approach for turning the tide against the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and other zoonotic pathogens with epidemic potential. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. Jun;47:5-9.
  • 6-Christian N. Nguetse, Christian G. Meyer, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Tsiri Agbenyega, Bernhards R. Ogutu, Peter G. Kremsner and Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan . 2016. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and reduced haemoglobin levels in African children with severe malaria. Malaria Journal 15:346
  • 5-Susann Dupke , Kehinde A Akinsinde , Roland Grunow, Bamidele A Iwalokun, Daniel K Olukoy, 
Afoladi Oluwadun, Thirumalaisamy P Velavan, and Daniela Jacob. 2016. Characterization of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated from the Nigerian cholera outbreak in 2010. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Aug 3 ; 01467-16. doi:10.1128/JCM.
  • 4-Ntoumi Francine, Bakoua Damien, Fesser Anna , Kombo Michael, Vouvoungui Jeannhey Christevy, Koukouikila-Koussounda Félix. 2016. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum asymptomatic infection in pregnant women from the Republic of Congo. Acta Tropica 153 : 111–115.
  • 3-Alimuddin Zumla, Ian Goodfellow, Francis Kasolo, Francine Ntoumi, Matthew Bates, Esam I Azhar, Matthew Cotten, Eskild Petersen. 2016. New and re-emerging pathogens with epidemic potential: Zika virus outbreak and the case for building effective and sustainable rapid diagnostics laboratory capacities globally. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 4 ; 45 :92-94.
  • 2-Francine Ntoumi, Pontiano Kaleebu, Eusebio Macete, Sayoki Mfinanga, Jeremiah Chakaya, Peter Mwaba, Eskild Petersen and Alimuddin Zumla. 2016. Taking forward the World TB Day 2016 theme for the WHO Africa Region: “Unite to End Tuberculosis”. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. S1201-9712(16)30989-4.
  • 1-Mandingha Kosso Etoka-beka, Francine Ntoumi, Michael Kombo, Julia Deibert, Pierre Poulain, Christevy Vouvoungui, Simon Charles Kobawila and Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda . 2016. Plasmodium falciparum infection in febrile Congolese children: prevalence of clinical malaria ten years after introduction of Artemisinin-combination therapies. Tropical Medicine & International Health. .2016 Sep 27. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12786 .
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