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Original works

Seroepidemiological and molecular investigations of infections with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in Kazakhstan.

Abdiyeva K, Turebekov N, Dmitrovsky A, Tukhanova N, Shin A, Yeraliyeva L, Heinrich N, Hoelscher M, Yegemberdiyeva R, Shapiyeva Z, Kachiyeva Z, Zhalmagambetova A, Montag J, Dobler G, Zinner J, Wagner E, Frey S and Essbauer S.
Int J Infect Dis. 2019


The TAM-TB Assay-A promising TB immune-diagnostic test with a potential for treatment monitoring.
Ahmed MIM
, Ziegler C, Held K, Dubinski I, Ley-Zaporozhan J, Geldmacher C and von Both U.
Front Pediatr. 2019


Noninfectious comorbidity in the African Cohort Study.

Ake JA, Polyak CS, Crowell TA, Kiweewa F, Semwogerere M, Maganga L, Bahemana E, Maswai J, Langat R, Owuoth J, Otieno S, Keshinro B, Esber AL, Liu M, Eller LA, Ganesan K, Parikh AP, Hamm TE, Robb ML, Hickey PW, Valcour VG, Michael NL, Falodun O, Song K, Milazzo M, Zhang C, Deshano R, Thompson C, Smith G, Mebrahtu T, Coakley P, Lombardi K, Imbach M, Peel S, Malia J, Kroidl A, Kroidl I, Geldmacher C, Kafeero C, Nambuya A, Tegamanyi J, Birungi H, Mugagga O, Nassali G, Wangiri P, Nantabo M, Nambulondo P, Atwijuka B, Asiimwe A, Nabanoba CT, Semwogerere M, Mwesigwa R, Jjuuko S, Namagembe R, Bagyendagye E, Tindikahwa A, Rwomushana I, Ssentongo F, Kibuuka H, Millard M, Kapkiai J, Wangare S, Mangesoi R, Chepkwony P, Bor L, Maera E, Kasembeli A, Rotich J, Kipkoech C, Chepkemoi W, Rono A, Kesi Z, Ngeno J, Langat E, Labosso K, Langat K, Kirui R, Rotich L, Mabwai M, Chelangat E, Agutu J, Tonui C, Changwony E, Bii M, Chumba E, Korir J, Sugut J, Gitonga D, Ngetich R, Kiprotich S, Rehema W, Ogari C, Ouma I, Adimo O, Ogai S, Okwaro C, Maranga E, Ochola J, Obambo K, Sing'oei V, Otieno L, Nyapiedho O, Sande N, Odemba E, Wanjiru F, Khamadi S, Chiweka E, Lwilla A, Mkondoo D, Somi N, Kiliba P, Mwaipopo M, Mwaisanga G, Muhumuza J, Mkingule N, Mwasulama O, Sanagare A, Kishimbo P, David G, Mbwayu F, Mwamwaja J, Likiliwike J, Muhumuza J, McHaro R, Mkingule N, Mwasulama O, Mtafya B, Lueer C, Kisinda A, Mbena T, Mfumbulwa H, Mwandumbya L, Edwin P, Olomi W, Adamu Y, Akintunde A, Tiamiyu AB, Afoke K, Shehu M, Harrison NE, Agbaim UC, Adegbite OA, Eluwa RM, Adelakun GA, Ikegbunam AU, Mbibi JC, Oni FO, Ndbuisi RO, Elemere J, Azuakola N, Williams TT, Ayogu M, Enameguono O, Odo AF, Ukaegbu IC, Ugwuezumba O, Odeyemi SO, Okeke NC, Umeji L, Rose A, Daniel H, Nwando H, Nicholas EI, Iyanda T, Okolo C, Mene VY, Dogonyaro B, Olabulo O, Akinseli O, Onukun F,
Knopp G and African Cohort Study T.
Clin Infect Dis. 2019


Emergence of phylogenetically diverse and fluoroquinolone resistant Salmonella Enteritidis as a cause of invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella disease in Ghana.
Aldrich C
, Hartman H, Feasey N, Chattaway MA, Dekker D, Al-Emran HM, Larkin L, McCormick J, Sarpong N, Le Hello S, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Panzner U, Park SE, Im J, Marks F, May J, Dallman TJ and Eibach D.
Plos Neglect Trop Dis. 2019


A Phenomenological Account of HIV Disclosure Experiences of Children and Adolescents from Northern and Southern Ghana.

Appiah SCY, Kroidl I, Hoelscher M, Ivanova O and Dapaah JM.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019


Development of a combined RLEP/16S rRNA (RT) qPCR assay for the detection of viable M. leprae from nasal swab samples.

Beissner M, Woestemeier A, Saar M, Badziklou K, Maman I, Amedifou C, Wagner M, Wiedemann FX, Amekuse K, Kobara B, Herbinger KH, Kere AB, Loscher T and Bretzel G.
BMC Infect Dis. 2019


Intravenous Artesunate for Imported Severe Malaria in Children Treated in Four Tertiary Care Centers in Germany A Retrospective Study.
Belard S, Brand J, Schulze-Sturm U, Janda A, von Both U, Tacoli C, Alberer M, Kempf C, Stegemann MS, Kruger R, Varnholt V, Blohm M, Reiter K, Zoller T, Suttorp N, Mall M, von Bernuth H, Gratopp A, Hubner J, Hufnagel M, Kobbe R and Kurth F.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019


Where is the 'global' in the European Union's Health Research and Innovation Agenda?

Berner-Rodoreda A, Rehfuess EA, Klipstein--Grobusch K, Cobelens F, Raviglione M, Flahault A, Casamitjana N, Froschl G, Skordis-Worral J, Abubakar I, Ashrafian H, Agardh A, Visser L, Schultsz C, Plasencia A, Jahn A, Norton R, van Leeuwen R, Hagander L and Barnighausen T.
BMJ Glob Health. 2019


Cutaneous and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in travellers and migrants: a 20-year GeoSentinel Surveillance Network analysis.
Boggild AK, Caumes E, Grobusch MP, Schwartz E, Hynes NA, Libman M, Connor BA, Chakrabarti S, Parola P, Keystone JS, Nash T, Showler AJ, Schunk M, Asgeirsson H, Hamer DH, Kain KC, von Sonnenburg F, Rothe C, Jordan S, Vinnemeier C, Yansouni C, McCarthy A, Jensenius M, Goorhuis A, Coyle C, Mockenhaupt F, Harms-Zwingengerger G, Leung D, Benson S, Gautret P, Javelle E, Chappuis F, Rapp C, Ficko C, van Genderen P, Glans H, Beadsworth M, Beeching N, Castelli F, Matteelli A, Plewes K, Mirzanejad Y, Lopez-Velez R, Chamorro S, Waggoner J, Wu H, Leder K, Torresi J, Bottieau E, Huits R, Chen L, Bourque D, Alpern J, Stauffer W, Cahill J, Wyler B, Haulman J, Terry A, Licitra C, Taylor A, Perez CP, Weitzel T, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Warne B, Schlagenhauf P, Weber R, Larsen CS, Wejse C, Barnett E, Hochberg N, Barkati S, Vincelette J, Molina I, Malvy D, Duvignaud A, Mendelson M, Parker S, Johnston V, Field V, Kuhn S, Piyaphanee W, Silachamroon U, Diaz-Menendez M, Kelly P, Blumberg L, de Frey A, Pandey P, Amatya B, Mavunda K, Saio M and GeoSentinel Surveillance N.
J Travel Med. 2019


Detection of dicistroviruses RNA in blood of febrile Tanzanian children.

Cordey S, Laubscher F, Hartley MA, Junier T, Perez-Rodriguez FJ, Keitel K, Vieille G, Samaka J, Mlaganile T, Kagoro F, Boillat-Blanco N, Mbarack Z, Docquier M, Brito F, Eibach D, May J, Sothmann P, Aldrich C, Lusingu J, Tapparel C, D'Acremont V and Kaiser L.
Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019


Accelerating the transition of new tuberculosis drug combinations from Phase II to Phase III trials: New technologies and innovative designs
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Davies G, Boeree M, Hermann D and Hoelscher M.
PLos Med. 2019


Effect of Xpert MTB/RIF on clinical outcomes in routine care settings: individual patient data meta-analysis.
Di Tanna GL, Khaki AR, Theron G, McCarthy K, Cox H, Mupfumi L, Trajman A, Zijenah LS, Mason P, Durovni R, Bara W, Hoelscher M, Clowes P, Mangu C, Chanda D, Pym A, Mwaba P, Cobelens F, Nicol MP, Dheda K, Churchyard G, Fielding K, Metcalfe JZ and Bandason T.
Lancet Glob Health. 2019


Yeast cell wall - Silver nanoparticles interaction: A synergistic approach between surface-enhanced Raman scattering and computational spectroscopy tools.

Gherman AMR, Dina NE, Chis V, Wieser A and Haisch C.
Spectroc Acta Pt A-Molec Biomolec Spectr. 2019


Guidelines and recommendations for ensuring Good Epidemiological Practice (GEP): a guideline developed by the German Society for Epidemiology.
Hoffmann W, Latza U, Baumeister SE, Brunger M, Buttmann-Schweiger N, Hardt J, Hoffmann V, Karch A, Richter A, Schmidt CO, Schmidtmann I, Swart E and van den Berg N.
Eur J Epidemiol. 2019


Cardiac ultrasound in resource-limited settings (CURLS): towards a wider use of basic echo applications in Africa.

Huson MAM, Kaminstein D, Kahn D, Belard S, Ganesh P, Kandoole-Kabwere V, Wallrauch C, Phiri S, Kreuels B and Heller T.
Ultrasound J. 2019


Antibody responses to yellow fever vaccine in 9 to 11-month-old Malian and Ghanaian children.

Idoko OT, Mohammed N, Ansah P, Hodgson A, Tapia MD, Sow SO, Chowdhury PR, Niedrig M, Saathoff E and Kampmann B.
Expert Rev Vaccines. 2019


A cross-sectional mixed-methods study of sexual and reproductive health knowledge, experiences and access to services among refugee adolescent girls in the Nakivale refugee settlement, Uganda.
Ivanova O
, Rai M, Mlahagwa W, Tumuhairwe J, Bakuli A, Nyakato VN and Kemigisha E.
Reprod Health. 2019


Evaluation of the ELIMIKA Pilot Project: Improving ART Adherence among HIV Positive Youth Using an eHealth Intervention in Mombasa, Kenya.

Ivanova O
, Wambua S, Mwaisaka J, Bossier T, Thiongo M, Michielsen K and Gichangi P.
Afr J Reprod Health. 2019


Epidemiological characteristics, clinical manifestations, and treatment outcome of 139 paediatric Ebola patients treated at a Sierra Leone Ebola treatment center.

Kangbai JB, Heumann C, Hoelscher M, Sahr F and Froeschl G.
BMC Infect Dis. 2019


Evaluation of a school based comprehensive sexuality education program among very young adolescents in rural Uganda.

Kemigisha E, Bruce K, Ivanova O, Leye E, Coene G, Ruzaaza GN, Ninsiima AB, Mlahagwa W, Nyakato VN and Michielsen K.
BMC Public Health. 2019


Process evaluation of a comprehensive sexuality education intervention in primary schools in South Western Uganda.

Kemigisha E, Ivanova O, Ruzaaza GN, Ninsiima AB, Kaziga R, Bruce K, Leye E, Coene G, Nyakato VN and Michielsen K.
Sex Reprod Healthc. 2019


Wuchereria bancrofti infection is linked to systemic activation of CD4 and CD8 T cells.

Kroidl I, Chachage M, Mnkai J, Nsojo A, Berninghoff M, Verweij JJ, Maganga L, Ntinginya NE, Maboko L, Clowes P, Hoelscher M, Saathoff E and Geldmacher C.
Plos Neglect Trop Dis. 2019


Differences in treatment and monitoring of chronic myeloid leukemia with regard to age, but not sex: Results from a population-based study.

Lauseker M, Gerlach R, Worseg W, Haferlac T, Tauscher M, Hasford J and Hoffmann VS.
Eur J Haematol. 2019


HIV treatment outcomes following antiretroviral therapy initiation and monitoring: A workplace program in Papua, Indonesia.

Limmade Y, Fransisca L, Rodriguez-Fernandez R, Bangs MJ and Rothe C.
PLoS One. 2019


Pan A-M-TBT. Protein binding of rifampicin is not saturated when using high-dose rifampicin
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Litjens CHC, Aarnoutse RE, Kolmer E, Svensson EM, Colbers A, Burger DM, Boeree MJ, te Brake LHM, Aarnoutse R, Boeree M, Heinrich N, Diacon A, Dawson R, Rehal S, Kibiki G, Churchyard G, Sanne I, Ntinginya N, Minja L, Hunt R, Charalambous S, Hanekom M, Semvua H, Mpagama S, Manyama C, Mtafya B, Reither K, Wallis R, Venter A, Narunsky K, Mekota AM, Henne S, van Balen GP, Gillespie S, Phillips P and Hoelscher M.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019


Perceptions of rabies risk: a survey of travellers and travel clinics from Canada, Germany, Sweden and the UK.

Marano C, Moodley M, Melander E, De Moerlooze L and Nothdurft HD.
J Travel Med. 2019


Perceptions of tick-borne encephalitis risk: a survey of travellers and travel clinics from Canada, Germany, Sweden and the UK.

Marano C, Moodley M, Melander E, De Moerlooze L and Nothdurft HD.
J Travel Med. 2019


Envelope-Specific Recognition Patterns of HIV Vaccine-Induced IgG Antibodies Are Linked to Immunogen Structure and Sequence.

Nadai Y
, Held K, Joseph S, Ahmed MIM, Hoffmann VS, Peterhoff D, Missange M, Bauer A, Joachim A, Reimer U, Zerweck J, McCormack S, Cope AV, Tatoud R, Shattock RJ, Robb ML, Sandstroem EG, Hoelscher M, Maboko L, Bakari M, Kroidl A, Wagner R, Weber J, Pollakis G and Geldmacher C.
Front Immunol. 2019


Identifying Dormant Growth State of Mycobacteria by Orthogonal Analytical Approaches on a Single Cell and Ensemble Basis.

Neumann AC, Bauer D, Hoelscher M, Haisch C and Wieser A.
Anal Chem. 2019


Import of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to Europe through skin and soft-tissue infection in intercontinental travellers, 2011-2016.

Nurjadi D, Fleck R, Lindner A, Schafer J, Gertler M, Mueller A, Lagler H, Van Genderen PJJ, Caumes E, Boutin S, Kuenzli E, Gascon J, Kantele A, Grobusch MP, Heeg K and Zanger P.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019


Point of care Xpert MTB/RIF versus smear microscopy for tuberculosis diagnosis in southern African primary care clinics: a multicentre economic evaluation.

Pooran A, Theron G, Zijenah L, Chanda D, Clowes P, Mwenge L, Mutenherwa F, Lecesse P, Metcalfe J, Sohn H, Hoelscher M, Pym A, Peter J, Dowdy D and Dheda K.
Lancet Glob Health. 2019


TB sequel: incidence, pathogenesis and risk factors of long-term medical and social sequelae of pulmonary TB - a study protocol.

Rachow A, Ivanova O, Wallis R, Charalambous S, Jani I, Bhatt N, Kampmann B, Sutherland J, Ntinginya NE, Evans D, Lonnroth K, Niemann S, Schaible UE, Geldmacher C,
Sanne I, Hoelscher M and Churchyard G.
BMC Pulm Med. 2019


Communication of CD8 + T Cells With Mononuclear Phagocytes in Multiple Sclerosis.

Kojevic Sabolek M, Held K, Beltrán E, Niedl AG, Meinl E, Hohlfeld R, Lassmann H and Dornmair K
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Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2019


Report on an unusual case of leprosy from Germany: just an exception of the rule?
Saar M, Hanus I, Huber K,  Beissner M, Löscher T and Bretzel G.
Infection. 2019


Accuracy and Operational Characteristics of Xpert Human Immunodeficiency Virus Point-of-Care Testing at Birth and Until Week 6 in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-exposed Neonates in Tanzania.
Sabi I, Mahiga H, Mgaya J, Geisenberger O, Kastner S, Olomi W, Saathoff E, Njovu L, Lueer C, France J, Maboko L, Ntinginya NE, Hoelscher M and Kroidl A.
Clin Infect Dis. 2019


Heat Inactivation Renders Sputum Safe and Preserves Mycobacterium tuberculosis RNA for Downstream Molecular Tests.

Sabiiti W, Azam K, Esmeraldo E, Bhatt N, Rachow A and Gillespie SH.
J Clin Microbiol. 2019


Taenia solium cysticercosis and taeniasis in urban settings: Epidemiological evidence from a health-center based study among people with epilepsy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Schmidt V, O'Hara MC, Ngowi B, Herbinger KH, Noh J, Wilkins PP, Richter V, Kositz C, Matuja W and Winkler AS.
Plos Neglect Trop Dis. 2019


Ocular manifestations in patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome in Malawi-review of the literature illustrated by clinical cases.

Schwering MS, Kayange P and Rothe C.
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2019


Prevalence of Rickettsia species in ticks including identification of unknown species in two regions in Kazakhstan.

Turebekov N, Abdiyeva K, Yegemberdiyeva R, Dmitrovsky A, Yeraliyeva L, Shapiyeva Z, Amirbekov A, Oradova A, Kachiyeva Z, Ziyadina L, Hoelscher M, Froeschl G,
Dobler G, Zinner J, Frey S and Essbauer S.
Parasites Vectors. 2019


Population-based assessment of health, healthcare utilisation, and specific needs of Syrian migrants in Germany: what is the best sampling method?

Weinmann T, AlZahmi A, Schneck A, Charry JFM, Froschl G and Radon K.
BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019


Evaluating the best empirical antibiotic therapy in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

Wieser A, Li HW, Zhang J, Liss I, Markwardt D, Hornung R, Suerbaum S, Mayerle J, Gerbes AL and Steib CJ.
Dig Liver Dis. 2019


Administrators, health service providers, and consumers perspectives of functions of district health-care systems in Oromia region, Ethiopia: A qualitative study.

Yesuf EA, Grill E, Froeschl G, Koller D and Haile-Mariam D.
Int J Health Plan Manag. 2019


Effectiveness of symptom-based diagnostic HIV testing versus targeted and blanket provider-initiated testing and counseling among children and adolescents in Cameroon.
Yumo HA
, Ajeh RA,  Beissner M, Ndenkeh JN, Sieleunou I, Jordan MR, Sam-Agudu NA and Kuaban C.
PLoS One. 2019



Review-work, book articles and letters

Horizon Europe: towards a European agenda for global health research and innovation.

Abubakar I, Plasencia A, Barnighausen T, Froeschl G, Burton M and Cobelens F.
Lancet. 2019


The long shadow post-tuberculosis.

Allwood B, van der Zalm M, Makanda G, Mortimer K, Amaral AFS, Egere U, Evans D, Gray D, Hoddinott G, Ivanova O, Jones R, Marx FM, Meghji J, Mpagama S, van Kampen S, Rachow A, Schoeman I, Stek C, von Delft D, Walker N, Wallis R and First Int Post TBS.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2019


A two-drug regimen for antiretroviral therapy.

Kroidl A and Eberle J.
Lancet. 2019


Non-inferiority versus superiority trial design for new antibiotics in an era of high antimicrobial resistance: the case for post-marketing, adaptive randomised controlled trials.

Lanini S, Ioannidis JPA, Vairo F, Pletschette M, Portella G, Di Bari V, Mammone A, Pisapia R, Merler S, Nguhuni B, Langer M, Di Caro A, Edwards SJL, Petrosillo N, Zumla A and Ippolito G.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2019


Multinational survey shows low awareness of tick-borne encephalitis and rabies among travellers to endemic regions.

Marano C, Moodley M, Melander E, De Moerlooze L and Nothdurft HD.
J Travel Med. 2019