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1.

New molecular tools for meningitis diagnostics in Ethiopia - a necessary step towards improving antimicrobial prescription.

Bårnes GK, Gudina EK, Berhane M, Abdissa A, Tesfaw G, Abebe G, Feruglio SL, Caugant DA, Jørgensen HJ.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 20;18(1):684. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3589-4.

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The Global Meningococcal Initiative meeting on prevention of meningococcal disease worldwide: epidemiology, surveillance, hypervirulent strains, antibiotic resistance and high-risk populations.

Acevedo R, Bai X, Borrow R, Caugant DA, Carlos J, Ceyhan M, Christensen H, Climent Y, De Wals P, Dinleyici EC, Echaniz-Aviles G, Hakawi A, Kamiya H, Karachaliou A, Lucidarme J, Meiring S, Mironov K, Sáfadi MAP, Shao Z, Smith V, Steffen R, Stenmark B, Taha MK, Trotter C, Vázquez JA, Zhu B.

Expert Rev Vaccines. 2018 Dec 10. doi: 10.1080/14760584.2019.1557520. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
30526162
3.

Narrative review of methods and findings of recent studies on the carriage of meningococci and other Neisseria species in the African Meningitis Belt.

Greenwood BM, Aseffa A, Caugant DA, Diallo K, Kristiansen PA, Maiden MCJ, Stuart JM, Trotter CL.

Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13185. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
30461138
4.

Metagenomics for investigation of an unusual meningococcal outbreak.

Caugant DA.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Dec;18(12):1295-1296. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30499-7. Epub 2018 Oct 15. No abstract available.

PMID:
30337261
5.

Establishment of the European meningococcal strain collection genome library (EMSC-GL) for the 2011 to 2012 epidemiological year.

Bratcher HB, Brehony C, Heuberger S, Pieridou-Bagatzouni D, Křížová P, Hoffmann S, Toropainen M, Taha MK, Claus H, Tzanakaki G, Erdôsi T, Galajeva J, van der Ende A, Skoczyńska A, Pana M, Vaculíková A, Paragi M, Maiden MC, Caugant DA.

Euro Surveill. 2018 May;23(20). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.20.17-00474.

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Acquisition of virulence genes by a carrier strain gave rise to the ongoing epidemics of meningococcal disease in West Africa.

Brynildsrud OB, Eldholm V, Bohlin J, Uadiale K, Obaro S, Caugant DA.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 May 22;115(21):5510-5515. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1802298115. Epub 2018 May 7.

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Genotypic and Phenotypic Characterization of the O-Linked Protein Glycosylation System Reveals High Glycan Diversity in Paired Meningococcal Carriage Isolates.

Børud B, Bårnes GK, Brynildsrud OB, Fritzsønn E, Caugant DA.

J Bacteriol. 2018 Jul 25;200(16). pii: e00794-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00794-17. Print 2018 Aug 15.

PMID:
29555702
8.

Predicting the Susceptibility of Meningococcal Serogroup B Isolates to Bactericidal Antibodies Elicited by Bivalent rLP2086, a Novel Prophylactic Vaccine.

McNeil LK, Donald RGK, Gribenko A, French R, Lambert N, Harris SL, Jones TR, Li S, Zlotnick G, Vogel U, Claus H, Abad R, Vazquez JA, Borrow R, Findlow J, Taha MK, Deghmane AE, Caugant DA, Kriz P, Musilek M, Wang X, Vuong J, Mayer LW, Pride MW, Jansen KU, Anderson AS.

MBio. 2018 Mar 13;9(2). pii: e00036-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00036-18.

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Four years of case-based surveillance of meningitis following the introduction of MenAfriVac in Moissala, Chad: lessons learned.

Page AL, Coldiron ME, Gamougam K, Acyl MA, Tamadji M, Lastrucci C, Hurtado N, Tehoua FC, Fermon F, Caugant DA, Porten K.

Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Dec;22(12):1561-1568. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12987. Epub 2017 Oct 26.

10.

Outer membrane phospholipase A's roles in Helicobacter pylori acid adaptation.

Vollan HS, Tannæs T, Caugant DA, Vriend G, Bukholm G.

Gut Pathog. 2017 Jun 12;9:36. doi: 10.1186/s13099-017-0184-y. eCollection 2017.

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Whole genome sequencing reveals within-host genetic changes in paired meningococcal carriage isolates from Ethiopia.

Bårnes GK, Brynildsrud OB, Børud B, Workalemahu B, Kristiansen PA, Beyene D, Aseffa A, Caugant DA.

BMC Genomics. 2017 May 25;18(1):407. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3806-3.

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Hierarchical genomic analysis of carried and invasive serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis during the 2011 epidemic in Chad.

Diallo K, Gamougam K, Daugla DM, Harrison OB, Bray JE, Caugant DA, Lucidarme J, Trotter CL, Hassan-King M, Stuart JM, Manigart O, Greenwood BM, Maiden MCJ.

BMC Genomics. 2017 May 22;18(1):398. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3789-0.

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Meningococcal disease in the Middle East and Africa: Findings and updates from the Global Meningococcal Initiative.

Borrow R, Caugant DA, Ceyhan M, Christensen H, Dinleyici EC, Findlow J, Glennie L, Von Gottberg A, Kechrid A, Vázquez Moreno J, Razki A, Smith V, Taha MK, Tali-Maamar H, Zerouali K; Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI).

J Infect. 2017 Jul;75(1):1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.04.007. Epub 2017 Apr 25. Review.

14.

The Global Meningococcal Initiative: global epidemiology, the impact of vaccines on meningococcal disease and the importance of herd protection.

Borrow R, Alarcón P, Carlos J, Caugant DA, Christensen H, Debbag R, De Wals P, Echániz-Aviles G, Findlow J, Head C, Holt D, Kamiya H, Saha SK, Sidorenko S, Taha MK, Trotter C, Vázquez Moreno JA, von Gottberg A, Sáfadi MA; Global Meningococcal Initiative.

Expert Rev Vaccines. 2017 Apr;16(4):313-328. doi: 10.1080/14760584.2017.1258308. Epub 2016 Nov 22. Review.

PMID:
27820969
15.

Prevalence and epidemiology of meningococcal carriage in Southern Ethiopia prior to implementation of MenAfriVac, a conjugate vaccine.

Bårnes GK, Kristiansen PA, Beyene D, Workalemahu B, Fissiha P, Merdekios B, Bohlin J, Préziosi MP, Aseffa A, Caugant DA.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Nov 4;16(1):639.

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Whole-Genome Characterization of Epidemic Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C and Resurgence of Serogroup W, Niger, 2015.

Kretz CB, Retchless AC, Sidikou F, Issaka B, Ousmane S, Schwartz S, Tate AH, Pana A, Njanpop-Lafourcade BM, Nzeyimana I, Nse RO, Deghmane AE, Hong E, Brynildsrud OB, Novak RT, Meyer SA, Oukem-Boyer OOM, Ronveaux O, Caugant DA, Taha MK, Wang X; Niger Response Team.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Oct;22(10):1762-1768. doi: 10.3201/eid2210.160468.

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Invasive Meningococcal Meningitis Serogroup C Outbreak in Northwest Nigeria, 2015 - Third Consecutive Outbreak of a New Strain.

Chow J, Uadiale K, Bestman A, Kamau C, Caugant DA, Shehu A, Greig J.

PLoS Curr. 2016 Jul 7;8. pii: ecurrents.outbreaks.06d10b6b4e690917d8b0a04268906143. doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.06d10b6b4e690917d8b0a04268906143.

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Evaluation of Pastorex meningitis kit performance for the rapid identification of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C in Nigeria.

Uadiale K, Bestman A, Kamau C, Caugant DA, Greig J.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Jul;110(7):381-5. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trw046.

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Epidemiology of invasive group A streptococcal infections in Norway 2010-2014: A retrospective cohort study.

Naseer U, Steinbakk M, Blystad H, Caugant DA.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Oct;35(10):1639-48. doi: 10.1007/s10096-016-2704-y. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

PMID:
27311458
20.

Salivary and Serum Antibody Response Against Neisseria meningitidis After Vaccination With Conjugate Polysaccharide Vaccines in Ethiopian Volunteers.

Bårnes GK, Workalemahu B, Kristiansen PA, Beyene D, Merdekios B, Fissiha P, Aseffa A, Caugant DA, Naess LM.

Scand J Immunol. 2016 Aug;84(2):118-29. doi: 10.1111/sji.12451.

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