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Publications 2020

  • 23-MapanguyC, Adedoja A, Vittickat Kecka LG, Vouvoungui JC, Nguimbi E, Velavan TP, Ntoumi F.2020 High prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli in the Congolese student community International Journal of Infectious Diseases.2020 Sep 28;S1201-9712(20)32157-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.1441

  • 22-Vairo F, Aimè Coussoud-Mavoungou MP, Ntoumi F, Castilletti C, Kitembo L, Haider N, Carletti F, Colavita F, Gruber CEM, Iannetta M, Messina F, Lanini S, Ulrich Judicaël B, Giombini E, Montaldo C, Portella C, Diafouka-Diatela S, Rueca M, Kock R, Bartolini B, Mboera L, Munster V, Fischer R, Seifert S, Muñoz-Fontela C, Escudero-Pérez B, Gomez-Medina S, Nelson EV, Kjia Tungu P, Nicastri E, Puro V, Di Caro A, Capobianchi MR, Mikolo JL, Zumla A, Ippolito G, On Behalf Of The Pandora-Id-Net Consortium Chikungunya Outbreak Group Taskforce.2020Chikungunya Outbreak in the Republic of the Congo, 2019-Epidemiological, Virological and Entomological Findings of a South-North Multidisciplinary Taskforce InvestigationViruses2020 Sep 13;12(9):E1020. doi: 10.3390/v12091020.
  • 21-Zumla A, Marais BJ, McHugh TD, Maeurer M, Zumla A, Kapata N, Ntoumi F, Chanda-Kapata P, Mfinanga S, Centis R, Cirillo DM, Petersen E, Hui DS, Ippolito G, Leung CC, Migliori GB, Tiberi S.2020 COVID-19 and tuberculosis-threats and opportunities.International Journal of Tuberculosis Lung Disease.2020 Aug 1;24(8):757-760. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.20.0387.
  • 20-Petersen E, McCloskey B, Hui DS, Kock R, Ntoumi F, Memish ZA, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Pollack M, Madoff LC, Hamer DH, Nachega JB, Pshenichnaya N, Zumla A.2020COVID-19 travel restrictions and the International Health Regulations - Call for an open debate on easing of travel restrictions.,International Journal of Infectious Diseases.2020 May;94:88-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.04.029. Epub 2020 Apr 17.
  • 19-Haider N, Yavlinsky A, Chang YM, Hasan MN, Benfield C, Osman AY, Uddin MJ, Dar O, Ntoumi F, Zumla A, Kock R. 2020The Global Health Security index and Joint External Evaluation score for health preparedness are not correlated with countries' COVID-19 detection response time and mortality outcome.Epidemiology & Infection.2020 Sep 7:1-18.
  • 18-Elton L, Thomason MJ, Tembo J, Velavan TP, Pallerla SR, Arruda LB, Vairo F, Montald C, Ntoumi F, Hamid MMA, Haider N, Kock R, Ippolito G, Zumla A, McHugh TD and the PANDORA-ID-NET consortium. 2020.Antimicrobial resistance preparedness in sub-Saharan African countries. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control.(2020) 9:145
  • 17-Pinilla YT, Boussougou-Sambe ST, Gräßle S, Ngossanga B, Doumba-Ndalembouly AG, Weierich A, Bingoulou G, Malinga EG, Nguiffo D, Ntoumi F, Djogbénou L, Issifou S, Wondji CS, Adegnika AA, Borrmann S; COMAL Study Group2020 Experimental transmission of Plasmodium malariae to Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Infectious Diseases2020 Jul 4:jiaa382. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa382.
  • 16-Danso EK, Asare P, Otchere ID, Akyeh LM, Asante-Poku A, Aboagye SY, Osei-Wusu S, Opare D, Ntoumi F, Zumla A, Duodu S, Yeboah-Manu D.2020 A molecular and epidemiological study of Vibrio cholerae isolates from cholera outbreaks in southern Ghana.PLoS One2020 Jul 10;15(7):e0236016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236016. eCollection 2020
  • 15-Ntoumi F, Velavan TP.2020 COVID-19 in Africa: Between Hope and Reality.The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2020 June 15:S1473-3099(20)30465-5
  • 14-Eldh M, Hammar U, Arnot D, Beck HP, Garcia A, Liljander A, Mercereau-Puijalon O, Migot-Nabias F, Mueller I, Ntoumi F, Ross A, Smith T, Sondén K, Vafa Homann M, Yman V, Felger I, Färnert A.J. 2020.2020 Multiplicity of Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum Infections and Risk of Clinical Malaria: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis of Individual Participant Data.Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2020 Feb 18;221(5):775-785. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz510.
  • 13-Dexter D, Simons D, Kiyaga C, Kapata N, Ntoumi F, Kock R, Zumla A.2020 Mitigating the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on sickle cell disease services in African countries.The Lancet Haematology. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S2352-3026(20)30122-8. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(20)30122-8.
  • 12-Dossou-Yovo LR, Ntoumi F, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Vouvoungui JC, Adedoja A, Nderu D, Velavan TP, Lenga A.2020.2020 Molecular surveillance of the Pfmdr1 N86Y allele among Congolese pregnant women with asymptomatic malaria.Malaria Journal. 2020 May 8;19(1):178. doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03246-0.
  • 11-Marais BJ, Chakaya J, Swaminathan S, Fox GJ, Ehtesham NZ, Ntoumi F, Zijenah L, Maurer M, Zumla A.2020 Tackling long-term morbidity and mortality after successful tuberculosis treatment The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S1473-3099(20)30167-5. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30167-5.
  • 10-Sahu S, Ditiu L, Lawson L, Ntoumi F, Arakaki D, Zumla A .2020 UN General Assembly tuberculosis targets: are we on track? The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Vol 395 March 21, 928-930.
  • 09-Zumla A, Ippolito G, Ntoumi F, Seyfert-Margolies V, Nagu TJ, Cirillo D, Chakaya JM, Marais B, Maeurer M. 2020 Host-directed therapies and holistic care for tuberculosis.The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2020 Feb 27. pii: S2213-2600(20)30078-3. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30078-3.
  • 08-Chakaya JM, Marais B, du Cros P, Ntoumi F, Mfinanga S, Kapata N, Hasnain SE, Nathavitharana R, Zumla A. 2020 Programmatic versus personalised approaches to managing the global epidemic of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2020 Feb 27. pii: S2213-2600(20)30104-1. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30104-1.
  • 07-David S Hui, I Azhar E, A Madani T , Ntoumi F , Kock R , Dar O , Ippolito G , D Mchugh T, A Memish Z , Drosten C, Zumla A, Petersen E . 2020 The continuing 2019-nCoV epidemic threat of novel coronaviruses to global health - The latest 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China.. International Journal of Infectious diseases. .(2020) Feb;91:264-266.
  • 06- Haider N , Yavlinsky A, David S , Yusuf Osman A, Ntoumi F, Zumla A and Kock R. 2020 Passengers’ destinations from China: low risk of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) transmission into Africa and South America. Epidemiology and Infection 148, e41, 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268820000424
  • 05-Yavlinsky A, Lule SA, Burns R, Zumla A, McHugh TD , Ntoumi F , Masanja H, Mwakasungula S, Abubakar I , Aldridge RW. 2020 Mobile-based and open-source case detection and infectious disease outbreak management systemsa review [Wellcome Open Research 2020, 5:37
  • 04-Ippolito G, Hui DS, Ntoumi F, Maeurer M, Zumla A. 2020 Toning down the 2019-nCoV media hype-and restoring hope. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2020 Mar;8(3):230-231. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30070-9. Epub 2020 Feb 12.
  • 03-Petersen E, Hui D, Hamer DH, Blumberg L, Madoff LC, Pollack M, Lee SS, McLellan S, Memish Z, Praharaj I, Wasserman S, Ntoumi F, Azhar EI, Mchugh TD, Kock R, Ippolito G, Zumla A, Koopmans M. 2020 Li Wenliang, a face to the frontline healthcare worker. The first doctor to notify the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2, (COVID-19), outbreak. International Journal of Infectious diseases. 2020 Mar 4;93:205-207. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.02.052.
  • 02-Kapata N, Ihekweazu C, Ntoumi F, Tajudeen R, Chanda-Kapata P, Mwaba P, Mukonka V, Bates M, Tembo J, Corman V, Mfinanga S, Asogun D, Elton L, Arruda LB, Thomason MJ, Mboera L, Yavlinsky A, Haider N, Simons D, Hollmann L, Lule SA, Veas F, Abdel Hamid MM, Dar O, Edwards S, Vairo F, McHugh TD, Drosten C, Kock R, Ippolito G, Zumla A2020 Is the Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic? - lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future. International Journal of Infectious diseases. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S1201-9712(20)30107-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.02.049.
  • 01- Nguekeng Tsague B, Mikounou Louya V, Ntoumi F, Ayodele Adedoja, Vouvoungui CJ, Peko SM, Abena AA.2020 Occurrence of human Astrovirus associated with gastroenteritis among Congolese children in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. In Press International Journal of Infectious diseases. (2020) March 17, 2020.
  • Publications 2019

  • 17-Vairo F, Haider N , Kock R, Ntoumi F, Ippolito G, Zumla A. 2019.Chikungunya: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Management, and Prevention.Infectious Diseases Clinical N orth America 33 (2019) 1003–1025 . doi.org/10.1016/j.idc.2019.08.006.
  • 16- IIannetta M, Di Caro A, Nicastri E, Vairo F, Masanja H, Kobinger G, Mirazimi A, Ntoumi F, Zumla A, Ippolito G. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Other than Ebola and Lassa. Infectious Diseases Clinical North America. 2019 Dec;33(4):977-1002. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2019.08.003. Review. PMID: 31668201.
  • 15- Mikounou VL, Nguekeng Tsague B, Ntoumi F, Vouvoungui C, Charles Kobawila S. 2019. High prevalence of norovirus and rotavirus co-infection in children with acute gastroenteritis hospitalized in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Trop Med Int Health. 2019 Oct 18. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13317
  • 14- Eldh M, Hammar U, Arnot D, Beck HP, Garcia A, Liljander A, Mercereau-Puijalon O, Migot-Nabias F, Mueller I, Ntoumi F, Ross A, Smith T, Sondén K, Homann MV, Yman V, Felger I, Färnert A. 2019. Multiplicity of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections and risk of clinical malaria: A systematic review and pooled analysis of individual participant data. J Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 4. pii: jiz510. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz510
  • 13- Mikounou Louya V, Vouvoungui C, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Veas F, Kobawila SC, Ntoumi F. 2019 Molecular characterization of norovirus infection responsible for acute diarrhea in Congolese hospitalized children under five years old in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 2;88:41-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.07.034
  • 12-Ntoumi F .2019. Supporting female scientists in Africa. The Lancet. Vol 393 June 1, 2019. P.2196.
  • 11-Peko SM, Ntoumi F, Vouvoungui C, Nderu D, Kobawila SC, Velavan TP, Koukouikila−Koussounda F. 2019. Distribution of the cytochrome P450 2C8*2 allele in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019. pii: S1201-9712(19)30206-1. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.04.035 IJID 3606.
  • 10-Velavan TP, Nderu D, Agbenyega T, Ntoumi F, Kremsner PG. 2019 An alternative dogma on reduced artemisinin susceptibility: A new shadow from east to west. Proceedings of National Academy of Science U S A. 2019 Jun 25;116(26):12611-12612. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1907142116.
  • 9-Velavan TP. 2019. Epstein-Barr virus, malaria and endemic Burkitt lymphoma. EBioMedicine. 2019 Jun 25;116(26):12611-12612. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1907142116.
  • 8-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.
  • 7-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.
  • 6-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.
  • 5-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.
  • 4-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.
  • 3-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.
  • 2-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.
  • 1-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-Ghoma Linguissi LS, Lucaccioni V, Bates M, Zumla A, Ntoumi F2018. 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-Munster VJ, Bausch D, Emmie de Wit, Fischer R, Kobinger G, Muñoz-Fontela C, Olson S, Rollin P, Seifert S, Sprecher A, Ntoumi F, Massaquoi M, Mombouli JV. 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-Merson L, Guérin PJ, Barnes KI, Ntoumi F, Gaye O. 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 M, Longo-Mbenza B, RENZAHO A, Kapend L, Lepira Mompaka F, Voumbo Matoumona Y, Mokondjimobe E, Ntoumi F, Wumba-di-Mosi R, Apalata Teke, Kayembe Ntumba JM, Mvumbi Lelo G, Mambueni Thamba C. 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-Gampio Gueye NS, Ntoumi F,Vouvoungui C, Kobawilab SC , NKombo M, Mouanga A, Deiber J, Koukouikila-Koussounda F. 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-Ghoma Linguissi LS, Gwom LC, Nguefeu Nkenfou C, Bates M , Petersen E, Zumla A, Ntoumi F. 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-Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Jeyaraj S, Nguetse CN, Nchotebah Nkonganyi C , Kokou KC, Mandingha K Etoka-Beka, Ntoumi F , Velavan TB. 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-Sandri TL, Adukpo S, Phuong Giang D, N. Nguetse C, Antunes Andrade F, Hoang van Tong, Toan N, Le Huu Song, Elumalai P, Thangaraj K, Valluri VL, Ntoumi F, Meyer CG, Jose de Messias Reason I, Peter G. Kremsner, Velavan TP. 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-Zumla A, Ippolito G, McCloskey B, Bates M, Ansumana R, Heymann D, Kock R, Ntoumi F, 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-NDOUNGA DIAKOU LA; NTOUMI F; RAVAUD P; BOUTRON I. 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-Baaklini S, Afrid S, Ngoc Nguyen T, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ndounga M, Imbert J, Torres M, Pradel L, Ntoumi F and Rihet P. 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-Stucki D, Brites D, Jeljeli L et Ntoumi F. 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-Nguetse CN, Meyer CG, Adegnika AA, Agbenyega T, Bernhards R. Ogutu, Peter G. Kremsner and Velavan TP . 2016. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and reduced haemoglobin levels in African children with severe malaria. Malaria Journal 15:346
  • 5-Dupke S, Akinsinde KA , Grunow R, Iwalokun BA, Olukoy DK, Oluwadun A, Velavan TP and Jacob D. 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 F, Bakoua D, Fesser A , Kombo M, Vouvoungui JC, Koukouikila-Koussounda F. 2016. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum asymptomatic infection in pregnant women from the Republic of Congo. Acta Tropica 153 : 111–115.
  • 3-Zumla A, Goodfellow I, Kasolo F, Ntoumi F, Bates M, Azhar E, Cotten M, Petersen E. 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-Ntoumi F, Kaleebu P, Macete E, Mfinanga S, Chakaya J, Mwaba P, Petersen E and Zumla A. 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-Etoka-beka MK, Ntoumi F, Kombo M, Deibert J, Poulain P, Vouvoungui C, Kobawila SC and Koukouikila-Koussounda F . 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 .
  • Publications 2015

  • 17-Nguetse CN & Peter G. Kremsner & Velavan TP. ). FOXO3A regulatory polymorphism and susceptibility to severe malaria in Gabonese children. .Immunogenetics. 2015 Feb;67(2):67-71
  • 16-WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) AS-AQ Study Group). The Effect of Dosing Strategies on the Therapeutic Efficacy of Artesunate Amodiaquine for Uncomplicated Malaria: A Meta-Analysis of Individual Patient Data. 2015. .BMC Medicine, BMC Medicine 13:212
  • 15-Antony JS, Ojurongbe O, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP. 2015.). Lectin Complement Protein Collectin 11 (CL-K1) and Susceptibility to Urinary Schistosomiasis. .PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 25;9(3)
  • 14-Tong H, Song L, Hoan N, Cuong B, Sy B, Son H, Quyet D, Binh V, Kremsner PG, Bock C, Velavan TP, Toan N. 2015.). Soluble MICB protein levels and platelet counts during hepatitis B virus infection and response to hepatocellular carcinoma treatment. . BMC Infectious Diseases 2015, 15:25
  • 13-Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Bakoua D, Fesser A, Nkombo M, Vouvoungui C, Ntoumi F . 2015. ). High prevalence of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance-associated mutations in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from pregnant women in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. S1567-1348(15)00132.
  • 12-Ngo Tat Trung, Tran Thi Thu Hien, Tran Thi Thanh Huyen, Dao Thanh Quyen, Mai Thanh Binh, Phan Quoc Hoan, Meyer CG, Velavan TP and Le Huu Song. 2015. ). Simple multiplex PCR assays to detect common pathogens and associated genes encoding for acquired extended spectrum betalactamases (ESBL) or carbapenemases from surgical site specimens in Vietnam. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 14:23.
  • 11-Mishra A, Antony JS, Sundaravadivel P, Tong HV, Meyer CG, Jalli RD, Velavan TP* Thangaraj K (2015).). Association of ficolin-2 serum levels and FCN2 genetic variants with Indian visceral leishmaniasis. PLOSONE May 12;10(5):e0125940.
  • 10-Ojurongbe O, Antony JS, Tong HV, Meyer CG, Akindele AA, Sina-Agbaje OR, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP* (2015)). Low MBL-associated serine protease 2 (MASP-2) levels correlate with urogenital schistosomiasis in Nigerian children. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2015 Jun 5. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12551.
  • 9-Antony JS, Ojurongbe O, Meyer CG, Thangaraj K, Mishra A, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP* (2015) ). Correlation of Interleukin-6 levels and lectins during Schistosoma haematobium infection. Cytokine. 2015 May 14. pii: S1043-4666(15)00170-2.
  • 8-Oluyinka OO, Tong HV, Bui Tien S, Fagbami AH, Adekanle O, Ojurongbe O, Bock CT, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP (2015).). Occult hepatitis B virus infection in Nigerian blood donors and hepatitis B virus transmission risks. IPLoS One. 2015 Jul 6;10(7):e0131912.
  • 7-Zumla A, Rustomjee R, Ntoumi F, Mwaba P, Bates M, Maeurer M, Huit DS, Petersen E. 2015 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - need for increased vigilance and 3 watchful surveillance for MERS-CoV in sub-Saharan African Africa International Journal of Infectious Diseases Jul 2;37:77-79.
  • 6-Zumla A, Chakaya J, Hoelscher M, Ntoumi. 2015. Discovery Jul 17. doi: 10.1038/nrd4696
  • 5- Zumla A, Chakaya J, Hoelscher M, Ntoumi F and the Host-Directed Therapies Network (HDT-NET) Consortium; and the Host-Directed Therapies Network HDT-NET Consortium. Host-Directed Therapies for Tackling Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Learning From the Pasteur-Bechamp Debates. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015 Jul 28.
  • 4- WWARN Artemisinin based Combination Therapy (ACT) Africa Baseline Study 2015. BMC Medicine 13:212
  • 3-Mayindou G, Ngokana B, Sidibé A, Moundélé V, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Vouvoungui JC, Nolna SK, Velavan TP, Ntoumi F. 2015. Molecular epidemiology and surveillance of circulating rotavirus and adenovirus in Congolese children with gastroenteritis Journal of Medical Virology Sep 17. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24382.
  • 2-Mishra S, Antony JS, Gai P, Sundaravadivel P, Tong HV, Jha AN, Singh LS, Velavan TP, Thangaraj K. 2015. Mannose-Binding Lectin (MBL) as a susceptible host factor influencing Indian Visceral Leishmaniasis. Parasitology International 64, 591-596.
  • 1-Ghoma Linguissi LS, Bisseye C, Poulain P, Ntoumi F, Simpore J. 2015. Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) in the Republic of Congo: Challenges to implementation. Journal of AIDS Clinical Research Volume 6, Issue 9- 1000503.
  • Publications 2014

  • 8-Goeldner I, Thelma L. Skare, Utiyama SR, Nisihara RM, Tong HV, Iara J. T. Messias-Reason, Velavan TP. 2014. Strong Decrease in Streptomycin-Resistance and Absence of XDR 12 Years after the Reorganization of the National Tuberculosis Control Program in the Central Region of Cameroon. PLOS ONE.April 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | e95519.
  • 7-Kamgue Sidze L, Mouafo Tekwu E, Kuaban C, Assam Assam JP, Tedom JC, Eyangoh S, Fouda FX, Nolna D, Ntoumi F , Frank M, Penlap Beng VN. 2014. Strong Decrease in Streptomycin-Resistance and Absence of XDR 12 Years after the Reorganization of the National Tuberculosis Control Program in the Central Region of Cameroon. PLOS ONE. June 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | e98374
  • 6-Mouafo Tekwu E, Kamgue Sidze L, Assam Assam JB, Tedom JC, Tchatchouang S, Guiewi Makafe G, Tchokote Wetewale AL, Kuaban C, Eyangoh S, Ntoumi F, Penlap Beng VN and Frank M. 2014. Sequence analysis for detection of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates from the Central Region of Cameroon. BMC Microbiology 2014, 14:113.
  • 5-Ghoma Linguissi LS, Issamou Mayengue P, Sidibe AS, Vouvoungui CJ, Missontsa M, Madzou-Laboum IK, Bango Essassa G, Oyakhirome S, Frank M, Penlap V and Ntoumi F. 2014. Prevalence of national treatment algorithm defined smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV positive patients in Brazzaville Republic of Congo. BMC Research Notes. 7:578; DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-578.
  • 4- Kebede Mekonnen S, Aseffa A, Berhe N, Teklehaymanot T, Clouse RM, Gebru T, Medhin G and Velavan TP. 2014. Return of chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium falciparum parasites and emergence of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia Malaria Journal , 13:244.
  • 3-Sidibe A , Fruinovy Ebourombi D, Kivouele TS, Vouvoungui JC, Ghoma Linguissi LS, Ntoumi F. Factors influencing acceptability of voluntary HIV testing among pregnant women in Gamboma, The Republic of Congo. African. 2014. African Journal of Health Sciences.
  • 2- Mishra A, Jha AN, Hoang van Tong, Singh VK, Carlos E.M. Gomes, Singh L, Velavan TP, Thangaraj K A reliable and rapid method for molecular detection of malarial parasites using microwave irradiation and loop mediated isothermal amplification. Malaria Journal Nov 24;13(1):454.
  • 1-Port JR, Nguetse C, Adukpo S, Velavan TP. 2014. A reliable and rapid method for molecular detection of malarial parasites using microwave irradiation and loop mediated isothermal amplification. Malaria Journal Nov 24;13(1):454.
  • Publications 2013

  • 7-Ntoumi F, Vouvoungui JC, Ibara R, Landry M, Sidibé A.2013.. Malaria burden and case management in the Republic of Congo: Limited use and application of Rapid Diagnostic Tests results. BMC Public Health . Feb 14;13(1):135.
  • 6-Ndounga M, Issamou Mayengue P, Casimiro PN, Loumouamou D, Basco LK, Ntoumi F and Brasseur P. 2013. . Artesunate-amodiaquine efficacy in Congolese children with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Brazzaville. Malaria Journal. Feb 5;12:53.
  • 5-Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ntoumi F, Ndounga M, Hoang V. Tong, Kremsner PG, Abena AA, Velavan TP. 2013. . Regulatory polymorphisms in the promoter region of STAT6 and FOXP3 are associated with protection against uncomplicated malaria and high Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in Congolese children. Malaria Journal Jan8; 12:9.
  • 4-Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Abena AA, Nzoungani A, Mombouli JV, Ouamba JM, Kun J, Ntoumi F. 2013.. In vitro evaluation of antiplasmodial activity of extracts of Acanthospermum hispidum DC (Asteraceae) and Ficus thonningii Blume (Moraceae), two plants used in traditional medicine in the Republic of Congo. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines . Volume 10, No. 2, 2013. pp.270-276.
  • 3-Ouwe-Missi-Oukem-Boyer O, Munung NS, Ntoumi F, Nyika A and Tangwa GB. 2013. Capacity Building of Health Research Ethics in Central Africa: Key players, current state and recommendations. Bioethica Forum.
  • 2-Miiro G, Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer O, Sarr O, Rahmani M, Ntoumi F, Dheda K, Pym A, Mboup S, Kaleebu P . 2013. EDCTP Regional Networks of Excellence: unprecedented changes in the landscape of clinical trials in Africa. BMC Public Health Mar 22;13:258. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-258.
  • 1-Williams JR, Sprumont D, Hirtle M, Adebamowo C, Braunschweiger P, Bull S, Burri C, Czarkowski M, Fan CT, Franck C, Gefenas E, Geissbuhler A, Klingmann I, Kouyaté B, Kraehenbhul JP, Kruger M, Moodley K, Ntoumi F, Nyirenda T, Pym A, Silverman H, Tenorio S. 2013. Consensus standards for introductory e-learning courses in human participants research ethics. Med Ethics. Aug 19. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101572.
  • Publications 2012

  • 4-Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ntoumi F, Ndounga M, Tong HV, Kremsner PG, Abena AA, Velavan TP.Towards implementation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria case management in health centers of the Republic of Congo. Malaria Journal. Sous presse
  • 3-Ntoumi F, Vouvoungui JC, Ibara R, Landry M, Sidibé A. 2012.Towards implementation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria case management in health centers of the Republic of Congo. Malaria Journal 11(Suppl 1):P71.
  • 2-Ibara-Okabande R, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ndounga M, Vouvoungui J, Malonga V, Casimiro PN, Ibara JR, Sidibe A, Ntoumi F. 2012. Publications - Fondation Congolaise pour la recherche medicale
     
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