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A systematic review of the impact of psychosocial factors on immunity: Implications for enhancing BCG response against tuberculosis.

Hayward SE, Dowd JB, Fletcher H, Nellums LB, Wurie F, Boccia D.

SSM Popul Health. 2019 Nov 28;10:100522. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100522. eCollection 2020 Apr. Review.


The catastrophic cost of tuberculosis: advancing research and solutions.

Boccia D, Bond V.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 Nov 1;23(11):1129-1130. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.19.0521. No abstract available.


Tuberculosis in Brazil and cash transfer programs: A longitudinal database study of the effect of cash transfer on cure rates.

Reis-Santos B, Shete P, Bertolde A, Sales CM, Sanchez MN, Arakaki-Sanchez D, Andrade KB, Gomes MGM, Boccia D, Lienhardt C, Maciel EL.

PLoS One. 2019 Feb 22;14(2):e0212617. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212617. eCollection 2019.


The impact of a cash transfer programme on tuberculosis treatment success rate: a quasi-experimental study in Brazil.

J Carter D, Daniel R, Torrens AW, N Sanchez M, Maciel ELN, Bartholomay P, Barreira DC, Rasella D, Barreto ML, Rodrigues LC, Boccia D.

BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Jan 24;4(1):e001029. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001029. eCollection 2019.


Enhancing TB elimination in Brazil through social protection: don't lose the momentum.

Boccia D.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Nov 1;22(11):1245. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0642. No abstract available.


Cash transfers to enhance TB control: lessons from the HIV response.

Rudgard WE, Carter DJ, Scuffell J, Cluver LD, Fraser-Hurt N, Boccia D.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Aug 22;18(1):1052. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5962-z.


Defining a migrant-inclusive tuberculosis research agenda to end TB.

Shete PB, Boccia D, Dhavan P, Gebreselassie N, Lönnroth K, Marks S, Matteelli A, Posey DL, van der Werf MJ, Winston CA, Lienhardt C.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Aug 1;22(8):835-843. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0503. Review. Erratum in: Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Oct 1;22(10):1244.


Modelling the impact of social protection on tuberculosis: the S-PROTECT project.

Boccia D, Rudgard W, Shrestha S, Lönnroth K, Eckhoff P, Golub J, Sanchez M, Maciel E, Rasella D, Shete P, Pedrazzoli D, Houben R, Chang S, Dowdy D.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Jun 26;18(1):786. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5539-x.


Social determinants and BCG efficacy: a call for a socio-biological approach to TB prevention.

Dowd JB, Fletcher HA, Boccia D.

F1000Res. 2018 Feb 23;7:224. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.14085.1. eCollection 2018.


How affordable is TB care? Findings from a nationwide TB patient cost survey in Ghana.

Pedrazzoli D, Siroka A, Boccia D, Bonsu F, Nartey K, Houben R, Borghi J.

Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Aug;23(8):870-878. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13085. Epub 2018 Jun 25.


The impact of social protection and poverty elimination on global tuberculosis incidence: a statistical modelling analysis of Sustainable Development Goal 1.

Carter DJ, Glaziou P, Lönnroth K, Siroka A, Floyd K, Weil D, Raviglione M, Houben RMGJ, Boccia D.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 May;6(5):e514-e522. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30195-5. Epub 2018 Mar 23.


Uptake of governmental social protection and financial hardship during drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rudgard WE, das Chagas NS, Gayoso R, Barreto ML, Boccia D, Smeeth L, Rodrigues LC, Lönnroth K, Williamson E, Maciel ELN.

Eur Respir J. 2018 Mar 22;51(3). pii: 1800274. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00274-2018. Print 2018 Mar. No abstract available.


Socio-economic gradients in prevalent tuberculosis in Zambia and the Western Cape of South Africa.

Yates TA, Ayles H, Leacy FP, Schaap A, Boccia D, Beyers N, Godfrey-Faussett P, Floyd S.

Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Apr;23(4):375-390. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13038. Epub 2018 Mar 24. Erratum in: Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Aug;23(8):934.


Mental disorders and drug/alcohol use in patients commencing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment.

Scuffell J, Boccia D, Garcia Velarde F, Leon SR, Raviola G, Lecca L, Galea JT.

Public Health Action. 2017 Sep 21;7(3):237-239. doi: 10.5588/pha.17.0044.


Comparison of two cash transfer strategies to prevent catastrophic costs for poor tuberculosis-affected households in low- and middle-income countries: An economic modelling study.

Rudgard WE, Evans CA, Sweeney S, Wingfield T, Lönnroth K, Barreira D, Boccia D.

PLoS Med. 2017 Nov 7;14(11):e1002418. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002418. eCollection 2017 Nov.


Modelling the social and structural determinants of tuberculosis: opportunities and challenges.

Pedrazzoli D, Boccia D, Dodd PJ, Lönnroth K, Dowdy DW, Siroka A, Kimerling ME, White RG, Houben RMGJ.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Sep 1;21(9):957-964. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0906. Review.


Effect of Brazil's conditional cash transfer programme on tuberculosis incidence.

Nery JS, Rodrigues LC, Rasella D, Aquino R, Barreira D, Torrens AW, Boccia D, Penna GO, Penna MLF, Barreto ML, Pereira SM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Jul 1;21(7):790-796. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0599.


A randomized controlled study of socioeconomic support to enhance tuberculosis prevention and treatment, Peru.

Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Datta S, Saunders MJ, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.

Bull World Health Organ. 2017 Apr 1;95(4):270-280. doi: 10.2471/BLT.16.170167. Epub 2017 Feb 9.


Lower vaccine uptake amongst older individuals living alone: A systematic review and meta-analysis of social determinants of vaccine uptake.

Jain A, van Hoek AJ, Boccia D, Thomas SL.

Vaccine. 2017 Apr 25;35(18):2315-2328. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.03.013. Epub 2017 Mar 27. Review.


Can tuberculosis patients in resource-constrained settings afford chest radiography?

Pedrazzoli D, Lalli M, Boccia D, Houben R, Kranzer K.

Eur Respir J. 2017 Mar 22;49(3). pii: 1601877. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01877-2016. Print 2017 Mar. No abstract available.


Beyond pills and tests: addressing the social determinants of tuberculosis.

Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Saunders MJ, Datta S, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans C.

Clin Med (Lond). 2016 Dec;16(Suppl 6):s79-s91.


Non-insulin anti-diabetic drugs: An update on pharmacological interactions.

Ruscica M, Baldessin L, Boccia D, Racagni G, Mitro N.

Pharmacol Res. 2017 Jan;115:14-24. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2016.11.005. Epub 2016 Nov 9. Review.


The economic effects of supporting tuberculosis-affected households in Peru.

Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.

Eur Respir J. 2016 Nov;48(5):1396-1410. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00066-2016. Epub 2016 Sep 22.


Cost-effectiveness and resource implications of aggressive action on tuberculosis in China, India, and South Africa: a combined analysis of nine models.

Menzies NA, Gomez GB, Bozzani F, Chatterjee S, Foster N, Baena IG, Laurence YV, Qiang S, Siroka A, Sweeney S, Verguet S, Arinaminpathy N, Azman AS, Bendavid E, Chang ST, Cohen T, Denholm JT, Dowdy DW, Eckhoff PA, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Handel A, Huynh GH, Lalli M, Lin HH, Mandal S, McBryde ES, Pandey S, Salomon JA, Suen SC, Sumner T, Trauer JM, Wagner BG, Whalen CC, Wu CY, Boccia D, Chadha VK, Charalambous S, Chin DP, Churchyard G, Daniels C, Dewan P, Ditiu L, Eaton JW, Grant AD, Hippner P, Hosseini M, Mametja D, Pretorius C, Pillay Y, Rade K, Sahu S, Wang L, Houben RMGJ, Kimerling ME, White RG, Vassall A.

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Nov;4(11):e816-e826. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30265-0. Epub 2016 Oct 6.


Feasibility of achieving the 2025 WHO global tuberculosis targets in South Africa, China, and India: a combined analysis of 11 mathematical models.

Houben RMGJ, Menzies NA, Sumner T, Huynh GH, Arinaminpathy N, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Lin HH, Wu CY, Mandal S, Pandey S, Suen SC, Bendavid E, Azman AS, Dowdy DW, Bacaër N, Rhines AS, Feldman MW, Handel A, Whalen CC, Chang ST, Wagner BG, Eckhoff PA, Trauer JM, Denholm JT, McBryde ES, Cohen T, Salomon JA, Pretorius C, Lalli M, Eaton JW, Boccia D, Hosseini M, Gomez GB, Sahu S, Daniels C, Ditiu L, Chin DP, Wang L, Chadha VK, Rade K, Dewan P, Hippner P, Charalambous S, Grant AD, Churchyard G, Pillay Y, Mametja LD, Kimerling ME, Vassall A, White RG.

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Nov;4(11):e806-e815. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30199-1. Epub 2016 Oct 6.


Pharmacokinetics interactions of monoclonal antibodies.

Ferri N, Bellosta S, Baldessin L, Boccia D, Racagni G, Corsini A.

Pharmacol Res. 2016 Sep;111:592-599. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2016.07.015. Epub 2016 Jul 18. Review.


Food assistance to tuberculosis patients: lessons from Afghanistan.

Pedrazzoli D, Houben RM, Grede N, de Pee S, Boccia D.

Public Health Action. 2016 Jun 21;6(2):147-53. doi: 10.5588/pha.15.0076.


Towards cash transfer interventions for tuberculosis prevention, care and control: key operational challenges and research priorities.

Boccia D, Pedrazzoli D, Wingfield T, Jaramillo E, Lönnroth K, Lewis J, Hargreaves J, Evans CA.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 21;16:307. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1529-8.


Effectiveness of a conditional cash transfer programme on TB cure rate: a retrospective cohort study in Brazil.

Torrens AW, Rasella D, Boccia D, Maciel EL, Nery JS, Olson ZD, Barreira DC, Sanchez MN.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Mar;110(3):199-206. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trw011.


Designing and implementing a socioeconomic intervention to enhance TB control: operational evidence from the CRESIPT project in Peru.

Wingfield T, Boccia D, Tovar MA, Huff D, Montoya R, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Aug 21;15:810. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2128-0.


Defining catastrophic costs and comparing their importance for adverse tuberculosis outcome with multi-drug resistance: a prospective cohort study, Peru.

Wingfield T, Boccia D, Tovar M, Gavino A, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Lönnroth K, Evans CA.

PLoS Med. 2014 Jul 15;11(7):e1001675. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001675. eCollection 2014 Jul.


The measurement of household socio-economic position in tuberculosis prevalence surveys: a sensitivity analysis.

Boccia D, Hargreaves J, Howe LD, De Stavola BL, Fielding K, Ayles H, Godfrey-Faussett P.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Jan;17(1):39-45. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0387.


A new era for global tuberculosis control.

Boccia D, Evans CA.

Lancet. 2011 Oct 8;378(9799):1293. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61568-7. No abstract available.


Cash transfer and microfinance interventions for tuberculosis control: review of the impact evidence and policy implications.

Boccia D, Hargreaves J, Lönnroth K, Jaramillo E, Weiss J, Uplekar M, Porter JDH, Evans CA.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Jun;15 Suppl 2:37-49. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0438. Review.


The association between household socioeconomic position and prevalent tuberculosis in Zambia: a case-control study.

Boccia D, Hargreaves J, De Stavola BL, Fielding K, Schaap A, Godfrey-Faussett P, Ayles H.

PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20824. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020824. Epub 2011 Jun 17.


The social determinants of tuberculosis: from evidence to action.

Hargreaves JR, Boccia D, Evans CA, Adato M, Petticrew M, Porter JD.

Am J Public Health. 2011 Apr;101(4):654-62. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.199505. Epub 2011 Feb 17.


Tuberculosis infection in Zambia: the association with relative wealth.

Boccia D, Hargreaves J, Ayles H, Fielding K, Simwinga M, Godfrey-Faussett P.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Jun;80(6):1004-11.


Systematic review exploring time trends in the association between educational attainment and risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa.

Hargreaves JR, Bonell CP, Boler T, Boccia D, Birdthistle I, Fletcher A, Pronyk PM, Glynn JR.

AIDS. 2008 Jan 30;22(3):403-14. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3282f2aac3. Review.


Epidemiological and virological characterization of a large community-wide outbreak of hepatitis A in southern Italy.

Pontrelli G, Boccia D, DI Renzi M, Massari M, Giugliano F, Celentano LP, Taffon S, Genovese D, DI Pasquale S, Scalise F, Rapicetta M, Croci L, Salmaso S.

Epidemiol Infect. 2008 Aug;136(8):1027-34. Epub 2007 Sep 25.


The growing impact of HIV infection on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in England and Wales: 1999 2003.

Ahmed AB, Abubakar I, Delpech V, Lipman M, Boccia D, Forde J, Antoine D, Watson JM.

Thorax. 2007 Aug;62(8):672-6. Epub 2007 Feb 20.


Clinical, social and relational determinants of paediatric ambulatory drug prescriptions due to respiratory tract infections in Italy.

Ciofi degli Atti ML, Massari M, Bella A, Boccia D, Filia A, Salmaso S; SPES study group.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2006 Dec;62(12):1055-64. Epub 2006 Oct 5.


A large outbreak of hepatitis E among a displaced population in Darfur, Sudan, 2004: the role of water treatment methods.

Guthmann JP, Klovstad H, Boccia D, Hamid N, Pinoges L, Nizou JY, Tatay M, Diaz F, Moren A, Grais RF, Ciglenecki I, Nicand E, Guerin PJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Jun 15;42(12):1685-91. Epub 2006 May 12.


High mortality associated with an outbreak of hepatitis E among displaced persons in Darfur, Sudan.

Boccia D, Guthmann JP, Klovstad H, Hamid N, Tatay M, Ciglenecki I, Nizou JY, Nicand E, Guerin PJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Jun 15;42(12):1679-84. Epub 2006 May 12.


[Antibiotic-resistance in Italy: activity of the first year of the surveillance project AR-ISS].

Boccia D, D'Ancona F, Salmaso S, Monaco M, Del Grosso M, D'Ambrosio F, Giannitelli S, Lana S, Fokas S, Pantosti A; Gruppo AR-ISS.

Ann Ig. 2005 Mar-Apr;17(2):95-110. Italian. Erratum in: Ann Ig. 2005 May-Jun;17(3):5 p following 267.


Cryptosporidium outbreak linked to interactive water feature, UK: importance of guidelines.

Jones M, Boccia D, Kealy M, Salkin B, Ferrero A, Nichols G, Stuart JM.

Euro Surveill. 2006;11(4):126-8.


Cryptosporidium outbreak linked to interactive water feature, UK: importance of guidelines.

Jones M, Boccia D, Kealy M, Salkin B, Ferrero A, Nichols G, Stuart JM.

Euro Surveill. 2006 Apr;11(4):3-4. doi: 10.2807/esm.11.04.00612-en.


Public health implications of a case of haemolytic-uraemic syndrome associated with a concomitant outbreak of mild gastroenteritis in a small rural community.

Busani L, Boccia D, Caprioli A, M Ruggeri F, Morabito S, Minelli F, Lana S, Rizzoni G, Giofrè F, Mazzeo M, Tozzi AE.

Epidemiol Infect. 2006 Apr;134(2):407-13.


Effectiveness of different policies in preventing meningococcal disease clusters following a single case in day-care and pre-school settings in Europe.

Boccia D, Andrews N, Samuelsson S, Heuberger S, Perrocheau A, Stuart JM, European Monitoring Group on Meningococci.

Epidemiol Infect. 2006 Aug;134(4):872-7. Epub 2006 Jan 18.


Clonal spread of a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium strain among bloodstream-infecting isolates in Italy.

Stampone L, Del Grosso M, Boccia D, Pantosti A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Apr;43(4):1575-80.


Outbreak of a new Salmonella phage type in South West England: alternative epidemiological investigations are needed.

Boccia D, Oliver CI, Charlett A, Bennett S, Orr H, Sarangi J, Stuart J.

Commun Dis Public Health. 2004 Dec;7(4):339-43.


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