Publications

More than 150 publications from GHES  research are available though this list in PubMed.Gov

Selected publications are also sorted by research area below.


CHRONIC DISEASES

Chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children established on antiretroviral therapy.
Rylance J, Mchugh G, Metcalfe J, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Wilmore S, Rowland-Jones S, Majonga E, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA.

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in two major Indian cities and projections for associated cardiovascular disease.
Anand S, Shivashankar R, Ali MK, Kondal D, Binukumar B, Montez-Rath ME, Ajay VS, Pradeepa R, Deepa M, Gupta R, Mohan V, Narayan KM, Tandon N, Chertow GM, Prabhakaran D; CARRS Investigators.

High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in a community survey of urban Bangladeshis: a cross-sectional study.
Anand S, Khanam MA, Saquib J, Saquib N, Ahmed T, Alam DS, Cullen MR, Barry M, Chertow GM.


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S aureus colonization among health care workers in pediatrics departments.
Gomes IM, Marlow MA, Pinheiro MG, de Freitas Mde F, Fonseca FF, Cardoso CA, Aguiar-Alves F.


EDUCATION

Writing scientific articles like a native English speaker: top ten tips for Portuguese speakers.
Marlow MA.

Improving psychiatric education and research capacity in Zimbabwe.
Mangezi WO, Nhiwatiwa SM, Cowan FM, Chibanda D, Hakim J, Lund C, Abas MA.

The National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center Global Health Scholars and Fellows Program: Collaborating Across Five Consortia to Strengthen Research Training.
Zunt JR, Chi BH, Heimburger DC, Cohen CR, Strathdee S, Hobbs N, Thomas Y, Bale K, Salisbury K, Hernandez MT, Riley LW, Vermund SH, van der Horst C.


GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

Factors associated with physical and sexual violence by police among people who inject drugs in Ukraine: implications for retention on opioid agonist therapy.
Kutsa O, Marcus R, Bojko MJ, Zelenev A, Mazhnaya A, Dvoriak S, Filippovych S, Altice FL.


HEALTH SYSTEMS

Understanding the barriers to successful adoption and use of a mobile health information system in a community health center in São Paulo, Brazil: a cohort study.
Rajan JV, Moura J, Gourley G, Kiso K, Sizilio A, Cortez AM, Riley LW, Veras MA, Sarkar U.

Quality of tuberculosis care in high burden countries: the urgent need to address gaps in the care cascade.
Cazabon D, Alsdurf H, Satyanarayana S, Nathavitharana R, Subbaraman R, Daftary A, Pai M.

Use of standardised patients to assess antibiotic dispensing for tuberculosis by pharmacies in urban India: a cross-sectional study.
Satyanarayana S, Kwan A, Daniels B, Subbaraman R, McDowell A, Bergkvist S, Das RK, Das V, Das J, Pai M.

The Tuberculosis Cascade of Care in India’s Public Sector: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Subbaraman R, Nathavitharana RR, Satyanarayana S, Pai M, Thomas BE, Chadha VK, Rade K, Swaminathan S, Mayer KH.

Impact of mass-screening on tuberculosis incidence in a prospective cohort of Brazilian prisoners.
Paião DS, Lemos EF, Carbone AD, Sgarbi RV, Junior AL, da Silva FM, Brandão LM, Dos Santos LS, Martins VS, Simionatto S, Motta-Castro AR, Pompílio MA, Urrego J, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Healthcare worker and family caregiver hand hygiene in Bangladeshi healthcare facilities: results from the Bangladesh National Hygiene Baseline Survey.
Horng LM, Unicomb L, Alam MU, Halder AK, Shoab AK, Ghosh PK, Opel A, Islam MK, Luby SP.

The surgical workforce shortage and successes in retaining surgical trainees in Ethiopia: a professional survey.
Derbew M, Laytin AD, Dicker RA.

The Future of Opioid Agonist Therapies in Ukraine: A Qualitative Assessment of Multilevel Barriers and Ways Forward to Promote Retention in Treatment.
Bojko MJ, Mazhnaya A, Marcus R, Makarenko I, Islam Z, Filippovych S, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Antiretroviral therapy initiation and adherence in rural South Africa: community health workers’ perspectives on barriers and facilitators.
Loeliger KB, Niccolai LM, Mtungwa LN, Moll A, Shenoi SV.

Safety and acceptability of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 and Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis 35624 in Bangladeshi infants: a phase I randomized clinical trial.
Hoy-Schulz YE, Jannat K, Roberts T, Zaidi SH, Unicomb L, Luby S, Parsonnet J.

Accuracy of Dengue Reporting by National Surveillance System, Brazil.
Silva MM, Rodrigues MS, Paploski IA, Kikuti M, Kasper AM, Cruz JS, Queiroz TL, Tavares AS, Santana PM, Araújo JM, Ko AI, Reis MG, Ribeiro GS.

Use of mobile phones for improving vaccination coverage among children living in rural hard-to-reach areas and urban streets of Bangladesh.
Uddin MJ, Shamsuzzaman M, Horng L, Labrique A, Vasudevan L, Zeller K, Chowdhury M, Larson CP, Bishai D, Alam N.

Rationale and design of a randomized study of short-term food and cash assistance to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy among food insecure HIV-infected adults in Tanzania.
McCoy SI, Njau PF, Czaicki NL, Kadiyala S, Jewell NP, Dow WH, Padian NS.

Choice of injury scoring system in low- and middle-income countries: Lessons from Mumbai.
Laytin AD, Kumar V, Juillard CJ, Sarang B, Lashoher A, Roy N, Dicker RA.

What motivates use of community-based human immunodeficiency virus testing in rural South Africa?
Upadhya D, Moll AP, Brooks RP, Friedland G, Shenoi SV.

China’s role as a global health donor in Africa: what can we learn from studying under reported resource flows?
Grépin KA, Fan VY, Shen GC, Chen L.

Institutionalization of deinstitutionalization: a cross-national analysis of mental health system reform.
Shen GC, Snowden LR.

Cross-national diffusion of mental health policy.
Shen GC.

Improving psychiatric education and research capacity in Zimbabwe.
Mangezi WO, Nhiwatiwa SM, Cowan FM, Chibanda D, Hakim J, Lund C, Abas MA.

Low quality evidence of epidemiological observational studies on leishmaniasis in Brazil.
Trentini B, Steindel M, Marlow MA.

Building mental health workforce capacity through training and retention of psychiatrists in Zimbabwe.
Abas MA, Nhiwatiwa SM, Mangezi W, Jack H, Piette A, Cowan FM, Barley E, Chingono A, Iversen A, Chibanda D.

Tracking the flow of health aid from BRICS countries.
Fan VY, Grépin KA, Shen GC, Chen L

The impact of Brazil’s Bolsa Família conditional cash transfer program on children’s health care utilization and health outcomes.
Shei A, Costa F, Reis MG, Ko AI.

Surveillance for leptospirosis in the Americas, 1996-2005: a review of data from ministries of health.
Costa F, Martinez-Silveira MS, Hagan JE, Hartskeerl RA, Dos Reis MG, Ko AI.


HIV/AIDS

Design and implementation of a factorial randomized controlled trial of methadone maintenance therapy and an evidence-based behavioral intervention for incarcerated people living with HIV and opioid dependence in Malaysia.
Bazazi AR, Wickersham JA, Wegman MP, Culbert GJ, Pillai V, Shrestha R, Al-Darraji H, Copenhaver MM, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

A comparison of tuberculosis diagnostic systems in a retrospective cohort of HIV-infected children in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
David SG, Lovero KL, Pombo March MFB, Abreu TG, Ruffino Netto A, Kritski AL, Sant’Anna CC; Rede-TB Study Group.

Cash vs. food assistance to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected adults in Tanzania.
McCoy SI, Njau PF, Fahey C, Kapologwe N, Kadiyala S, Jewell NP, Dow WH, Padian NS.

Clinical and epidemiological characteristics associated with unfavorable tuberculosis treatment outcomes in TB-HIV co-infected patients in Brazil: a hierarchical polytomous analysis.
Prado TN, Rajan JV, Miranda AE, Dias ED, Cosme LB, Possuelo LG, Sanchez MN, Golub JE, Riley LW, Maciel EL.

Chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children established on antiretroviral therapy.
Rylance J, Mchugh G, Metcalfe J, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Wilmore S, Rowland-Jones S, Majonga E, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA.

Intersecting epidemics of HIV, HCV, and syphilis among soon-to-be released prisoners in Kyrgyzstan: Implications for prevention and treatment.
Azbel L, Polonsky M, Wegman M, Shumskaya N, Kurmanalieva A, Asanov A, Wickersham JA, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Living Conditions as a Driving Factor in Persistent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization Among HIV-infected Youth.
Vieira MT, Marlow MA, Aguiar-Alves F, Pinheiro MG, Freitas Alves Mde F, Santos Cruz ML, Saavedra Gaspar MC, Rocha R, Velarde LG, Araújo Cardoso CA.

Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial.
Hosseinipour MC, Bisson GP, Miyahara S, Sun X, Moses A, Riviere C, Kirui FK, Badal-Faesen S, Lagat D, Nyirenda M, Naidoo K, Hakim J, Mugyenyi P, Henostroza G, Leger PD, Lama JR, Mohapi L, Alave J, Mave V, Veloso VG, Pillay S, Kumarasamy N, Bao J, Hogg E, Jones L, Zolopa A, Kumwenda J, Gupta A; Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group A5274 (REMEMBER) Study Team.

Attitudes Toward Addiction, Methadone Treatment, and Recovery Among HIV-Infected Ukrainian Prisoners Who Inject Drugs: Incarceration Effects and Exploration of Mediators.
Polonsky M, Rozanova J, Azbel L, Bachireddy C, Izenberg J, Kiriazova T, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

Rationale and design of a randomized study of short-term food and cash assistance to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy among food insecure HIV-infected adults in Tanzania.
McCoy SI, Njau PF, Czaicki NL, Kadiyala S, Jewell NP, Dow WH, Padian NS.

A Cross-Sectional Survey of HIV Testing and Prevalence in Twelve Brazilian Correctional Facilities.
Sgarbi RV, Carbone Ada S, Paião DS, Lemos EF, Simionatto S, Puga MA, Motta-Castro AR, Pompilio MA, Urrego J, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Correlates and Experiences of HIV Stigma in Prisoners Living With HIV in Indonesia: A Mixed-Method Analysis.
Culbert GJ, Earnshaw VA, Wulanyani NM, Wegman MP, Waluyo A, Altice FL.

A killer combination that must be stopped.
Subbaraman R, Pai M.

Successful Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes among HIV/TB Coinfected Patients Down-Referred from a District Hospital to Primary Health Clinics in Rural South Africa.
Jacobson KB, Moll AP, Friedland GH, Shenoi SV.

Integrating Community-Based Interventions to Reverse the Convergent TB/HIV Epidemics in Rural South Africa.
Gilbert JA, Long EF, Brooks RP, Friedland GH, Moll AP, Townsend JP, Galvani AP, Shenoi SV.

Challenges to implementing opioid substitution therapy in Ukrainian prisons: Personnel attitudes toward addiction, treatment, and people with HIV/AIDS.
Polonsky M, Azbel L, Wickersham JA, Taxman FS, Grishaev E, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in people living with HIV/AIDS in low- and middle-income countries.
Chibanda D, Benjamin L, Weiss HA, Abas M.

Tracking the flow of health aid from BRICS countries.
Fan VY, Grépin KA, Shen GC, Chen L

At the crossroads: HIV prevention and treatment for people who inject drugs in Ukraine.
Bojko MJ, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.


ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY (HIV/AIDS), ART HAART, TREATMENT ADHERENCE

Chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children established on antiretroviral therapy.
Rylance J, Mchugh G, Metcalfe J, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Wilmore S, Rowland-Jones S, Majonga E, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA.


TB TREATMENT, TB CARE, MEDICATIONS, CASCADE, DOT

Clinical and epidemiological characteristics associated with unfavorable tuberculosis treatment outcomes in TB-HIV co-infected patients in Brazil: a hierarchical polytomous analysis.
Prado TN, Rajan JV, Miranda AE, Dias ED, Cosme LB, Possuelo LG, Sanchez MN, Golub JE, Riley LW, Maciel EL.

Quality of tuberculosis care in high burden countries: the urgent need to address gaps in the care cascade.
Cazabon D, Alsdurf H, Satyanarayana S, Nathavitharana R, Subbaraman R, Daftary A, Pai M.

Use of standardised patients to assess antibiotic dispensing for tuberculosis by pharmacies in urban India: a cross-sectional study.
Satyanarayana S, Kwan A, Daniels B, Subbaraman R, McDowell A, Bergkvist S, Das RK, Das V, Das J, Pai M.

The Tuberculosis Cascade of Care in India’s Public Sector: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Subbaraman R, Nathavitharana RR, Satyanarayana S, Pai M, Thomas BE, Chadha VK, Rade K, Swaminathan S, Mayer KH.

Risk factors for differential outcome following directly observed treatment (DOT) of slum and non-slum tuberculosis patients: a retrospective cohort study.
Snyder RE, Marlow MA, Phuphanich ME, Riley LW, Maciel EL.

Confronting the HIV, Tuberculosis, Addiction, and Incarceration Syndemic in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned from Malaysia.
Culbert GJ, Pillai V, Bick J, Al-Darraji HA, Wickersham JA, Wegman MP, Bazazi AR, Ferro E, Copenhaver M, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial.
Hosseinipour MC, Bisson GP, Miyahara S, Sun X, Moses A, Riviere C, Kirui FK, Badal-Faesen S, Lagat D, Nyirenda M, Naidoo K, Hakim J, Mugyenyi P, Henostroza G, Leger PD, Lama JR, Mohapi L, Alave J, Mave V, Veloso VG, Pillay S, Kumarasamy N, Bao J, Hogg E, Jones L, Zolopa A, Kumwenda J, Gupta A; Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group A5274 (REMEMBER) Study Team.

Psycho-Socio-Economic Issues Challenging Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients: A Systematic Review.
Thomas BE, Shanmugam P, Malaisamy M, Ovung S, Suresh C, Subbaraman R, Adinarayanan S, Nagarajan K.

Successful Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes among HIV/TB Coinfected Patients Down-Referred from a District Hospital to Primary Health Clinics in Rural South Africa.
Jacobson KB, Moll AP, Friedland GH, Shenoi SV


TB DISEASE BURDEN, PREVALENCE, MENINGITIS

Impact of mass-screening on tuberculosis incidence in a prospective cohort of Brazilian prisoners.
Paião DS, Lemos EF, Carbone AD, Sgarbi RV, Junior AL, da Silva FM, Brandão LM, Dos Santos LS, Martins VS, Simionatto S, Motta-Castro AR, Pompílio MA, Urrego J, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Influenza-like illness in an urban community of Salvador, Brazil: incidence, seasonality and risk factors.
Oliveira CR, Costa GSR, Paploski IAD, Kikuti M, Kasper AM, Silva MMO, Tavares AS, Cruz JS, Queiroz TL, Lima HCAV, Calcagno J, Reis MG, Weinberger DM, Shapiro ED, Ko AI, Ribeiro GS

Psycho-Socio-Economic Issues Challenging Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients: A Systematic Review.
Thomas BE, Shanmugam P, Malaisamy M, Ovung S, Suresh C, Subbaraman R, Adinarayanan S, Nagarajan K.

Tuberculosis DALY-Gap: Spatial and Quantitative Comparison of Disease Burden Across Urban Slum and Non-slum Census Tracts.
Marlow MA, Maciel EL, Sales CM, Gomes T, Snyder RE, Daumas RP, Riley LW.

Prevalence of tuberculosis in adolescents, western Kenya: implications for control programs.
Nduba V, Hoog AH, Mitchell E, Onyango P, Laserson K, Borgdorff M.

Prisons as reservoir for community transmission of tuberculosis, Brazil.
Sacchi FP, Praça RM, Tatara MB, Simonsen V, Ferrazoli L, Croda MG, Suffys PN, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Tuberculous meningitis: Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.
Chin JH.

Distribution of strain type and antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates causing meningitis in a large urban setting in Brazil.
Berman H, Barberino MG, Moreira ED Jr, Riley L, Reis JN.


KIDNEY DISEASE

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in two major Indian cities and projections for associated cardiovascular disease.
Anand S, Shivashankar R, Ali MK, Kondal D, Binukumar B, Montez-Rath ME, Ajay VS, Pradeepa R, Deepa M, Gupta R, Mohan V, Narayan KM, Tandon N, Chertow GM, Prabhakaran D; CARRS Investigators.

High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in a community survey of urban Bangladeshis: a cross-sectional study.
Anand S, Khanam MA, Saquib J, Saquib N, Ahmed T, Alam DS, Cullen MR, Barry M, Chertow GM.


LEPTOSPIROSIS

Correction: Cathelicidin Insufficiency in Patients with Fatal Leptospirosis.
Lindow JC, Wunder EA Jr, Popper SJ, Min JN, Mannam P, Srivastava A, Yao Y, Hacker KP, Raddassi K, Lee PJ, Montgomery RR, Shaw AC, Hagan JE, Araújo GC, Nery N Jr, Relman DA, Kim CC, Reis MG, Ko AI.

Distinct antibody responses of patients with mild and severe leptospirosis determined by whole proteome microarray analysis.
Lessa-Aquino C, Lindow JC, Randall A, Wunder E, Pablo J, Nakajima R, Jasinskas A, Cruz JS, Damião AO, Nery N, Ribeiro GS, Costa F, Hagan JE, Reis MG, Ko AI, Medeiros MA, Felgner PL.

Surveillance for leptospirosis in the Americas, 1996-2005: a review of data from ministries of health.
Costa F, Martinez-Silveira MS, Hagan JE, Hartskeerl RA, Dos Reis MG, Ko AI.

Cathelicidin Insufficiency in Patients with Fatal Leptospirosis.
Lindow JC, Wunder EA Jr, Popper SJ, Min JN, Mannam P, Srivastava A, Yao Y, Hacker KP, Raddassi K, Lee PJ, Montgomery RR, Shaw AC, Hagan JE, Araújo GC, Nery N Jr, Relman DA, Kim CC, Reis MG, Ko AI.

Spatiotemporal Determinants of Urban Leptospirosis Transmission: Four-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Slum Residents in Brazil.
Hagan JE, Moraga P, Costa F, Capian N, Ribeiro GS, Wunder EA Jr, Felzemburgh RD, Reis RB, Nery N, Santana FS, Fraga D, Dos Santos BL, Santos AC, Queiroz A, Tassinari W, Carvalho MS, Reis MG, Diggle PJ, Ko AI.

Global Burden of Leptospirosis: Estimated in Terms of Disability Adjusted Life Years.
Torgerson PR, Hagan JE, Costa F, Calcagno J, Kane M, Martinez-Silveira MS, Goris MG, Stein C, Ko AI, Abela-Ridder B.

Global Morbidity and Mortality of Leptospirosis: A Systematic Review.
Costa F, Hagan JE, Calcagno J, Kane M, Torgerson P, Martinez-Silveira MS, Stein C, Abela-Ridder B, Ko AI.

Leptospira in breast tissue and milk of urban Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus).
DE Oliveira D, Figueira CP, Zhan L, Pertile AC, Pedra GG, Gusmão IM, Wunder EA, Rodrigues G, Ramos EA, Ko AI, Childs JE, Reis MG, Costa F.

Proteomic features predict seroreactivity against leptospiral antigens in leptospirosis patients.
Lessa-Aquino C, Wunder EA Jr, Lindow JC, Rodrigues CB, Pablo J, Nakajima R, Jasinskas A, Liang L, Reis MG, Ko AI, Medeiros MA, Felgner PL.

Prospective study of leptospirosis transmission in an urban slum community: role of poor environment in repeated exposures to the Leptospira agent.
Felzemburgh RD, Ribeiro GS, Costa F, Reis RB, Hagan JE, Melendez AX, Fraga D, Santana FS, Mohr S, dos Santos BL, Silva AQ, Santos AC, Ravines RR, Tassinari WS, Carvalho MS, Reis MG, Ko AI.

Real-Time PCR Reveals Rapid Dissemination of Leptospira interrogans after Intraperitoneal and Conjunctival Inoculation of Hamsters.
Wunder EA Jr, Figueira CP, Santos GR, Lourdault K, Matthias MA, Vinetz JM, Ramos E, Haake DA, Picardeau M, Dos Reis MG, Ko AI.

What Makes a Bacterial Species Pathogenic?:Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Genus Leptospira.
Fouts DE, Matthias MA, Adhikarla H, Adler B, Amorim-Santos L, Berg DE, Bulach D, Buschiazzo A, Chang YF, Galloway RL, Haake DA, Haft DH, Hartskeerl R, Ko AI, Levett PN, Matsunaga J, Mechaly AE, Monk JM, Nascimento AL, Nelson KE, Palsson B, Peacock SJ, Picardeau M, Ricaldi JN, Thaipandungpanit J, Wunder EA Jr, Yang XF, Zhang JJ, Vinetz JM.

Efficient Detection of Pathogenic Leptospires Using 16S Ribosomal RNA.
Backstedt BT, Buyuktanir O, Lindow J, Wunder EA Jr, Reis MG, Usmani-Brown S, Ledizet M, Ko A, Pal U.


INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Physician Decisions to Defer Antiretroviral Therapy in Key Populations: Implications for Reducing Human Immunodeficiency Virus Incidence and Mortality in Malaysia.
Ferro EG, Culbert GJ, Wickersham JA, Marcus R, Steffen AD, Pauls HA, Westergaard RP, Lee CK, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

Implementing and sustaining a mobile medical clinic for prenatal care and sexually transmitted infection prevention in rural Mysore, India.
Kojima N, Krupp K, Ravi K, Gowda S, Jaykrishna P, Leonardson-Placek C, Siddhaiah A, Bristow CC, Arun A, Klausner JD, Madhivanan P.

Bacterial division. Mechanical crack propagation drives millisecond daughter cell separation in Staphylococcus aureus.
Zhou X, Halladin DK, Rojas ER, Koslover EF, Lee TK, Huang KC, Theriot JA.

What Makes a Bacterial Species Pathogenic?:Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Genus Leptospira.
Fouts DE, Matthias MA, Adhikarla H, Adler B, Amorim-Santos L, Berg DE, Bulach D, Buschiazzo A, Chang YF, Galloway RL, Haake DA, Haft DH, Hartskeerl R, Ko AI, Levett PN, Matsunaga J, Mechaly AE, Monk JM, Nascimento AL, Nelson KE, Palsson B, Peacock SJ, Picardeau M, Ricaldi JN, Thaipandungpanit J, Wunder EA Jr, Yang XF, Zhang JJ, Vinetz JM.

Increased Morbidity and Mortality in Domestic Animals Eating Dropped and Bitten Fruit in Bangladeshi Villages: Implications for Zoonotic Disease Transmission.
Openshaw JJ, Hegde S, Sazzad HM, Khan SU, Hossain MJ, Epstein JH, Daszak P, Gurley ES, Luby SP.

Ebola in urban slums: the elephant in the room.
Snyder RE, Marlow MA, Riley LW.

Distribution of strain type and antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates causing meningitis in a large urban setting in Brazil.
Berman H, Barberino MG, Moreira ED Jr, Riley L, Reis JN.

A Comparative Assessment of Track Plates to Quantify Fine Scale Variations in the Relative Abundance of Norway Rats in Urban Slums.
Hacker KP, Minter A, Begon M, Diggle PJ, Serrano S, Reis MG, Childs JE, Ko AI, Costa F.


INCARCERATION, HIV, TB, STI

A qualitative assessment of an abstinence-oriented therapeutic community for prisoners with substance use disorders in Kyrgyzstan.
Azbel L, Rozanova J, Michels I, Altice FL, Stöver H.

Increase in Tuberculosis Cases among Prisoners, Brazil, 2009-20141.
Bourdillon PM, Gonçalves CC, Pelissari DM, Arakaki-Sanchez D, Ko AI, Croda J, Andrews JR.

Healthcare resources are inadequate to address the burden of illness among HIV-infected male prisoners in Malaysia.
Bick J, Culbert G, Al-Darraji HA, Koh C, Pillai V, Kamarulzaman A, Altice F.

Impact of mass-screening on tuberculosis incidence in a prospective cohort of Brazilian prisoners.
Paião DS, Lemos EF, Carbone AD, Sgarbi RV, Junior AL, da Silva FM, Brandão LM, Dos Santos LS, Martins VS, Simionatto S, Motta-Castro AR, Pompílio MA, Urrego J, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Intersecting epidemics of HIV, HCV, and syphilis among soon-to-be released prisoners in Kyrgyzstan: Implications for prevention and treatment.
Azbel L, Polonsky M, Wegman M, Shumskaya N, Kurmanalieva A, Asanov A, Wickersham JA, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Pre-incarceration police harassment, drug addiction and HIV risk behaviours among prisoners in Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan: results from a nationally representative cross-sectional study.
Polonsky M, Azbel L, Wegman MP, Izenberg JM, Bachireddy C, Wickersham JA, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Trials and tribulations of conducting bio-behavioral surveys in prisons: implementation science and lessons from Ukraine.
Azbel L, Grishaev Y, Wickersham JA, Chernova O, Dvoryak S, Polonsky M, Altice FL.

Confronting the HIV, Tuberculosis, Addiction, and Incarceration Syndemic in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned from Malaysia.
Culbert GJ, Pillai V, Bick J, Al-Darraji HA, Wickersham JA, Wegman MP, Bazazi AR, Ferro E, Copenhaver M, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

Attitudes Toward Addiction, Methadone Treatment, and Recovery Among HIV-Infected Ukrainian Prisoners Who Inject Drugs: Incarceration Effects and Exploration of Mediators.
Polonsky M, Rozanova J, Azbel L, Bachireddy C, Izenberg J, Kiriazova T, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

Accessing methadone within Moldovan prisons: Prejudice and myths amplified by peers.
Polonsky M, Azbel L, Wickersham JA, Marcus R, Doltu S, Grishaev E, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

A Cross-Sectional Survey of HIV Testing and Prevalence in Twelve Brazilian Correctional Facilities.
Sgarbi RV, Carbone Ada S, Paião DS, Lemos EF, Simionatto S, Puga MA, Motta-Castro AR, Pompilio MA, Urrego J, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

The Influence of Medication Attitudes on Utilization of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Indonesian Prisons.
Culbert GJ, Bazazi AR, Waluyo A, Murni A, Muchransyah AP, Iriyanti M, Finnahari, Polonsky M, Levy J, Altice FL.

Correlates and Experiences of HIV Stigma in Prisoners Living With HIV in Indonesia: A Mixed-Method Analysis.
Culbert GJ, Earnshaw VA, Wulanyani NM, Wegman MP, Waluyo A, Altice FL.

The Impact of Ventilation and Early Diagnosis on Tuberculosis Transmission in Brazilian Prisons.
Urrego J, Ko AI, da Silva Santos Carbone A, Paião DS, Sgarbi RV, Yeckel CW, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Psychological interventions for Common Mental Disorders for People Living With HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: systematic review.
Chibanda D, Cowan FM, Healy JL, Abas M, Lund C.

Within-prison drug injection among HIV-infected male prisoners in Indonesia: a highly constrained choice.
Culbert GJ, Waluyo A, Iriyanti M, Muchransyah AP, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

Prisons as reservoir for community transmission of tuberculosis, Brazil.
Sacchi FP, Praça RM, Tatara MB, Simonsen V, Ferrazoli L, Croda MG, Suffys PN, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Challenges to implementing opioid substitution therapy in Ukrainian prisons: Personnel attitudes toward addiction, treatment, and people with HIV/AIDS.
Polonsky M, Azbel L, Wickersham JA, Taxman FS, Grishaev E, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

Active and latent tuberculosis in Brazilian correctional facilities: a cross-sectional study.
Carbone Ada S, Paião DS, Sgarbi RV, Lemos EF, Cazanti RF, Ota MM, Junior AL, Bampi JV, Elias VP, Simionatto S, Motta-Castro AR, Pompílio MA, de Oliveira SM, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.


VECTOR BIOLOGY

Factors affecting carriage and intensity of infection of Calodium hepaticum within Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from an urban slum environment in Salvador, Brazil.
Walker R, Carvalho-Pereira T, Serrano S, Pedra G, Hacker K, Taylor J, Minter A, Pertile A, Panti-May A, Carvalho M, Souza FN, Nery N, Rodrigues G, Bahiense T, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE, Begon M, Costa F.

Factors Associated with Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Shedding by Dairy and Beef Cattle.
Venegas-Vargas C, Henderson S, Khare A, Mosci RE, Lehnert JD, Singh P, Ouellette LM, Norby B, Funk JA, Rust S, Bartlett PC, Grooms D, Manning SD.

Real-Time PCR Reveals Rapid Dissemination of Leptospira interrogans after Intraperitoneal and Conjunctival Inoculation of Hamsters.
Wunder EA Jr, Figueira CP, Santos GR, Lourdault K, Matthias MA, Vinetz JM, Ramos E, Haake DA, Picardeau M, Dos Reis MG, Ko AI.

Leptospira in breast tissue and milk of urban Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus).
DE Oliveira D, Figueira CP, Zhan L, Pertile AC, Pedra GG, Gusmão IM, Wunder EA, Rodrigues G, Ramos EA, Ko AI, Childs JE, Reis MG, Costa F.

What Makes a Bacterial Species Pathogenic?:Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Genus Leptospira.
Fouts DE, Matthias MA, Adhikarla H, Adler B, Amorim-Santos L, Berg DE, Bulach D, Buschiazzo A, Chang YF, Galloway RL, Haake DA, Haft DH, Hartskeerl R, Ko AI, Levett PN, Matsunaga J, Mechaly AE, Monk JM, Nascimento AL, Nelson KE, Palsson B, Peacock SJ, Picardeau M, Ricaldi JN, Thaipandungpanit J, Wunder EA Jr, Yang XF, Zhang JJ, Vinetz JM.

Spatiotemporal Determinants of Urban Leptospirosis Transmission: Four-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Slum Residents in Brazil.
Hagan JE, Moraga P, Costa F, Capian N, Ribeiro GS, Wunder EA Jr, Felzemburgh RD, Reis RB, Nery N, Santana FS, Fraga D, Dos Santos BL, Santos AC, Queiroz A, Tassinari W, Carvalho MS, Reis MG, Diggle PJ, Ko AI.

Increased Morbidity and Mortality in Domestic Animals Eating Dropped and Bitten Fruit in Bangladeshi Villages: Implications for Zoonotic Disease Transmission.
Openshaw JJ, Hegde S, Sazzad HM, Khan SU, Hossain MJ, Epstein JH, Daszak P, Gurley ES, Luby SP.

Patterns in Leptospira Shedding in Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus) from Brazilian Slum Communities at High Risk of Disease Transmission.
Costa F, Wunder EA Jr, De Oliveira D, Bisht V, Rodrigues G, Reis MG, Ko AI, Begon M, Childs JE.

Forecasting temporal dynamics of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Northeast Brazil.
Lewnard JA, Jirmanus L, Júnior NN, Machado PR, Glesby MJ, Ko AI, Carvalho EM, Schriefer A, Weinberger DM.

Infections by Leptospira interrogans, Seoul virus, and Bartonella spp. among Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from the urban slum environment in Brazil.
Costa F, Porter FH, Rodrigues G, Farias H, de Faria MT, Wunder EA, Osikowicz LM, Kosoy MY, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE.

Diversity of containers and buildings infested with Aedes aegypti in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina.
Costa F, Fattore G, Abril M.\

A Comparative Assessment of Track Plates to Quantify Fine Scale Variations in the Relative Abundance of Norway Rats in Urban Slums.
Hacker KP, Minter A, Begon M, Diggle PJ, Serrano S, Reis MG, Childs JE, Ko AI, Costa F.


LIFESTYLE/MENTAL HEALTH

Factors affecting carriage and intensity of infection of Calodium hepaticum within Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from an urban slum environment in Salvador, Brazil.
Walker R, Carvalho-Pereira T, Serrano S, Pedra G, Hacker K, Taylor J, Minter A, Pertile A, Panti-May A, Carvalho M, Souza FN, Nery N, Rodrigues G, Bahiense T, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE, Begon M, Costa F.

Risk factors for differential outcome following directly observed treatment (DOT) of slum and non-slum tuberculosis patients: a retrospective cohort study.
Snyder RE, Marlow MA, Phuphanich ME, Riley LW, Maciel EL.

Living Conditions as a Driving Factor in Persistent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization Among HIV-infected Youth.
Vieira MT, Marlow MA, Aguiar-Alves F, Pinheiro MG, Freitas Alves Mde F, Santos Cruz ML, Saavedra Gaspar MC, Rocha R, Velarde LG, Araújo Cardoso CA.

Psycho-Socio-Economic Issues Challenging Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients: A Systematic Review.
Thomas BE, Shanmugam P, Malaisamy M, Ovung S, Suresh C, Subbaraman R, Adinarayanan S, Nagarajan K.

Mental health policy adoption as a seminal event: A response to recent commentaries.
Shen GC.

Psychological interventions for Common Mental Disorders for People Living With HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: systematic review.
Chibanda D, Cowan FM, Healy JL, Abas M, Lund C.

Cross-national diffusion of mental health policy.
Shen GC.

Improving psychiatric education and research capacity in Zimbabwe.
Mangezi WO, Nhiwatiwa SM, Cowan FM, Chibanda D, Hakim J, Lund C, Abas MA.

Building mental health workforce capacity through training and retention of psychiatrists in Zimbabwe.
Abas MA, Nhiwatiwa SM, Mangezi W, Jack H, Piette A, Cowan FM, Barley E, Chingono A, Iversen A, Chibanda D.

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in people living with HIV/AIDS in low- and middle-income countries.
Chibanda D, Benjamin L, Weiss HA, Abas M.

Urban slum structure: integrating socioeconomic and land cover data to model slum evolution in Salvador, Brazil.
Hacker KP, Seto KC, Costa F, Corburn J, Reis MG, Ko AI, Diuk-Wasser MA.


SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Patient preferences and extended-release naltrexone: A new opportunity to treat opioid use disorders in Ukraine.
Marcus R, Makarenko I, Mazhnaya A, Zelenev A, Polonsky M, Madden L, Filippovych S, Dvoriak S, Springer SA, Altice FL.

A qualitative assessment of an abstinence-oriented therapeutic community for prisoners with substance use disorders in Kyrgyzstan.
Azbel L, Rozanova J, Michels I, Altice FL, Stöver H.

Willingness to pay for opioid agonist treatment among opioid dependent people who inject drugs in Ukraine.
Makarenko I, Mazhnaya A, Marcus R, Bojko MJ, Madden L, Filippovich S, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

In Their Own Voices: Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Addiction, Treatment and Criminal Justice Among People who Inject Drugs in Ukraine.
Mazhnaya A, Bojko MJ, Marcus R, Filippovych S, Islam Z, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Factors associated with physical and sexual violence by police among people who inject drugs in Ukraine: implications for retention on opioid agonist therapy.
Kutsa O, Marcus R, Bojko MJ, Zelenev A, Mazhnaya A, Dvoriak S, Filippovych S, Altice FL.

Determinants of willingness to enroll in opioid agonist treatment among opioid dependent people who inject drugs in Ukraine.
Makarenko I, Mazhnaya A, Polonsky M, Marcus R, Bojko MJ, Filippovych S, Springer S, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Confronting the HIV, Tuberculosis, Addiction, and Incarceration Syndemic in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned from Malaysia.
Culbert GJ, Pillai V, Bick J, Al-Darraji HA, Wickersham JA, Wegman MP, Bazazi AR, Ferro E, Copenhaver M, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

The Future of Opioid Agonist Therapies in Ukraine: A Qualitative Assessment of Multilevel Barriers and Ways Forward to Promote Retention in Treatment.
Bojko MJ, Mazhnaya A, Marcus R, Makarenko I, Islam Z, Filippovych S, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.

Attitudes Toward Addiction, Methadone Treatment, and Recovery Among HIV-Infected Ukrainian Prisoners Who Inject Drugs: Incarceration Effects and Exploration of Mediators.
Polonsky M, Rozanova J, Azbel L, Bachireddy C, Izenberg J, Kiriazova T, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

Accessing methadone within Moldovan prisons: Prejudice and myths amplified by peers.
Polonsky M, Azbel L, Wickersham JA, Marcus R, Doltu S, Grishaev E, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

Challenges to implementing opioid substitution therapy in Ukrainian prisons: Personnel attitudes toward addiction, treatment, and people with HIV/AIDS.
Polonsky M, Azbel L, Wickersham JA, Taxman FS, Grishaev E, Dvoryak S, Altice FL.

“Bureaucracy & Beliefs”: Assessing the Barriers to Accessing Opioid Substitution Therapy by People Who Inject Drugs in Ukraine.
Bojko MJ, Mazhnaya A, Makarenko I, Marcus R, Dvoriak S, Islam Z, Altice FL.

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in people living with HIV/AIDS in low- and middle-income countries.
Chibanda D, Benjamin L, Weiss HA, Abas M.

At the crossroads: HIV prevention and treatment for people who inject drugs in Ukraine.
Bojko MJ, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.


SLUM/URBAN LIFE

A Two-Year Ecological Study of Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in a Brazilian Urban Slum.
Panti-May JA, Carvalho-Pereira TS, Serrano S, Pedra GG, Taylor J, Pertile AC, Minter A, Airam V, Carvalho M, Júnior NN, Rodrigues G, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE, Begon M, Costa F.

Risk factors for differential outcome following directly observed treatment (DOT) of slum and non-slum tuberculosis patients: a retrospective cohort study.
Snyder RE, Marlow MA, Phuphanich ME, Riley LW, Maciel EL.

Factors affecting carriage and intensity of infection of Calodium hepaticum within Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from an urban slum environment in Salvador, Brazil.
Walker R, Carvalho-Pereira T, Serrano S, Pedra G, Hacker K, Taylor J, Minter A, Pertile A, Panti-May A, Carvalho M, Souza FN, Nery N, Rodrigues G, Bahiense T, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE, Begon M, Costa F.

A Comparative Assessment of Track Plates to Quantify Fine Scale Variations in the Relative Abundance of Norway Rats in Urban Slums.
Hacker KP, Minter A, Begon M, Diggle PJ, Serrano S, Reis MG, Childs JE, Ko AI, Costa F.

Spatiotemporal Determinants of Urban Leptospirosis Transmission: Four-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Slum Residents in Brazil.
Hagan JE, Moraga P, Costa F, Capian N, Ribeiro GS, Wunder EA Jr, Felzemburgh RD, Reis RB, Nery N, Santana FS, Fraga D, Dos Santos BL, Santos AC, Queiroz A, Tassinari W, Carvalho MS, Reis MG, Diggle PJ, Ko AI.

Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in an urban setting in Brazil prior to PCV10 introduction.
Menezes AP, Azevedo J, Leite MC, Campos LC, Cunha M, Carvalho Mda G, Reis MG, Ko AI, Weinberger DM, Ribeiro G, Reis JN.

Multiple Paternity in the Norway Rat, Rattus norvegicus, from Urban Slums in Salvador, Brazil.
Costa F, Richardson JL, Dion K, Mariani C, Pertile AC, Burak MK, Childs JE, Ko AI, Caccone A.

Heterogenic colonization patterns by Leptospira interrogans in Rattus norvegicus from urban slums.
Santos AA, Figueira CP, dos Reis MG, Costa F, Ristow P.

Use of mobile phones for improving vaccination coverage among children living in rural hard-to-reach areas and urban streets of Bangladesh.
Uddin MJ, Shamsuzzaman M, Horng L, Labrique A, Vasudevan L, Zeller K, Chowdhury M, Larson CP, Bishai D, Alam N.

The right to water in the slums of Mumbai, India.
Subbaraman R, Murthy SL.

Spatial Distribution of Dengue in a Brazilian Urban Slum Setting: Role of Socioeconomic Gradient in Disease Risk.
Kikuti M, Cunha GM, Paploski IA, Kasper AM, Silva MM, Tavares AS, Cruz JS, Queiroz TL, Rodrigues MS, Santana PM, Lima HC, Calcagno J, Takahashi D, Gonçalves AH, Araújo JM, Gauthier K, Diuk-Wasser MA, Kitron U, Ko AI, Reis MG, Ribeiro GS.

Patterns in Leptospira Shedding in Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus) from Brazilian Slum Communities at High Risk of Disease Transmission.
Costa F, Wunder EA Jr, De Oliveira D, Bisht V, Rodrigues G, Reis MG, Ko AI, Begon M, Childs JE.

Hypertension in a Brazilian urban slum population.
Unger A, Felzemburgh RD, Snyder RE, Ribeiro GS, Mohr S, Costa VB, Melendez AX, Reis RB, Santana FS, Riley LW, Reis MG, Ko AI; Pau da Lima Urban Health Team.

Tuberculosis DALY-Gap: Spatial and Quantitative Comparison of Disease Burden Across Urban Slum and Non-slum Census Tracts.
Marlow MA, Maciel EL, Sales CM, Gomes T, Snyder RE, Daumas RP, Riley LW.

Influence of household rat infestation on leptospira transmission in the urban slum environment.
Costa F, Ribeiro GS, Felzemburgh RD, Santos N, Reis RB, Santos AC, Fraga DB, Araujo WN, Santana C, Childs JE, Reis MG, Ko AI.

Ebola in urban slums: the elephant in the room.
Snyder RE, Marlow MA, Riley LW.

High prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureus colonization among healthy children attending public daycare centers in informal settlements in a large urban center in Brazil.
Braga ED, Aguiar-Alves F, de Freitas Mde F, de e Silva MO, Correa TV, Snyder RE, de Araújo VA, Marlow MA, Riley LW, Setúbal S, Silva LE, Araújo Cardoso CA.

Prospective study of leptospirosis transmission in an urban slum community: role of poor environment in repeated exposures to the Leptospira agent.
Felzemburgh RD, Ribeiro GS, Costa F, Reis RB, Hagan JE, Melendez AX, Fraga D, Santana FS, Mohr S, dos Santos BL, Silva AQ, Santos AC, Ravines RR, Tassinari WS, Carvalho MS, Reis MG, Ko AI.

High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in a community survey of urban Bangladeshis: a cross-sectional study.
Anand S, Khanam MA, Saquib J, Saquib N, Ahmed T, Alam DS, Cullen MR, Barry M, Chertow GM.

Distribution of strain type and antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates causing meningitis in a large urban setting in Brazil.
Berman H, Barberino MG, Moreira ED Jr, Riley L, Reis JN.

Infections by Leptospira interrogans, Seoul virus, and Bartonella spp. among Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from the urban slum environment in Brazil.
Costa F, Porter FH, Rodrigues G, Farias H, de Faria MT, Wunder EA, Osikowicz LM, Kosoy MY, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE.

Urban slum structure: integrating socioeconomic and land cover data to model slum evolution in Salvador, Brazil.
Hacker KP, Seto KC, Costa F, Corburn J, Reis MG, Ko AI, Diuk-Wasser MA.

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to Leptospirosis among urban slum residents in Brazil.
Navegantes de Araújo W, Finkmoore B, Ribeiro GS, Reis RB, Felzemburgh RD, Hagan JE, Reis MG, Ko AI, Costa F.