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1.

Sustained Low-Level Transmission of Zika and Chikungunya Viruses after Emergence in the Fiji Islands.

Kama M, Aubry M, Naivalu T, Vanhomwegen J, Mariteragi-Helle T, Teissier A, Paoaafaite T, Hué S, Hibberd ML, Manuguerra JC, Christi K, Watson CH, Nilles EJ, Aaskov J, Lau CL, Musso D, Kucharski AJ, Cao-Lormeau VM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Aug;25(8):1535-1538. doi: 10.3201/eid2508.180524.

2.

Environmental Foundations of Typhoid Fever in the Fijian Residential Setting.

Jenkins AP, Jupiter SD, Jenney A, Naucukidi A, Prasad N, Vosaki G, Mulholland K, Strugnell R, Kama M, Crump JA, Horwitz P.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Jul 6;16(13). pii: E2407. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16132407.

3.

Mass Drug Administration for Scabies - 2 Years of Follow-up.

Romani L, Whitfeld MJ, Koroivueta J, Kama M, Wand H, Tikoduadua L, Tuicakau M, Koroi A, Andrews RM, Kaldor JM, Steer AC.

N Engl J Med. 2019 Jul 11;381(2):186-187. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1808439. Epub 2019 Jun 26. No abstract available.

PMID:
31242358
4.

The public health control of scabies: priorities for research and action.

Engelman D, Cantey PT, Marks M, Solomon AW, Chang AY, Chosidow O, Enbiale W, Engels D, Hay RJ, Hendrickx D, Hotez PJ, Kaldor JM, Kama M, Mackenzie CD, McCarthy JS, Martin DL, Mengistu B, Maurer T, Negussu N, Romani L, Sokana O, Whitfeld MJ, Fuller LC, Steer AC.

Lancet. 2019 Jul 6;394(10192):81-92. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31136-5. Epub 2019 Jun 6. Review.

PMID:
31178154
5.

Evaluation of the early warning, alert and response system after Cyclone Winston, Fiji, 2016.

Sheel M, Collins J, Kama M, Nand D, Faktaufon D, Samuela J, Biaukula V, Haskew C, Flint J, Roper K, Merianos A, Kirk MD, Nilles E.

Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Mar 1;97(3):178-189C. doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.211409. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

6.

Ross River Virus Antibody Prevalence, Fiji Islands, 2013-2015.

Aubry M, Kama M, Vanhomwegen J, Teissier A, Mariteragi-Helle T, Hue S, Hibberd ML, Manuguerra JC, Christi K, Watson CH, Nilles EJ, Lau CL, Aaskov J, Musso D, Kucharski AJ, Cao-Lormeau VM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Apr;25(4):827-830. doi: 10.3201/eid2504.180694.

7.

Exploration of a simplified clinical examination for scabies to support public health decision-making.

Marks M, Engelman D, Romani L, Mason D, Sokana O, Kama M, Whitfeld M, Steer AC, Kaldor J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Dec 27;12(12):e0006996. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006996. eCollection 2018 Dec.

8.

The utility of serology for elimination surveillance of trachoma.

Pinsent A, Solomon AW, Bailey RL, Bid R, Cama A, Dean D, Goodhew B, Gwyn SE, Jack KR, Kandel RP, Kama M, Massae P, Macleod C, Mabey DCW, Migchelsen S, Müller A, Sandi F, Sokana O, Taoaba R, Tekeraoi R, Martin DL, White MT.

Nat Commun. 2018 Dec 21;9(1):5444. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07852-0.

9.

Effect of ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction on pneumococcal carriage in Fiji: results from four annual cross-sectional carriage surveys.

Dunne EM, Satzke C, Ratu FT, Neal EFG, Boelsen LK, Matanitobua S, Pell CL, Nation ML, Ortika BD, Reyburn R, Jenkins K, Nguyen C, Gould K, Hinds J, Tikoduadua L, Kado J, Rafai E, Kama M, Mulholland EK, Russell FM.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Dec;6(12):e1375-e1385. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30383-8.

10.

Discovery of a Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 33F capsular polysaccharide locus that lacks wcjE and contains a wcyO pseudogene.

Manna S, Dunne EM, Ortika BD, Pell CL, Kama M, Russell FM, Mungun T, Mulholland EK, Hinds J, Satzke C.

PLoS One. 2018 Nov 5;13(11):e0206622. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206622. eCollection 2018.

11.

Self-Organizing Traffic Flow Prediction with an Optimized Deep Belief Network for Internet of Vehicles.

Goudarzi S, Kama MN, Anisi MH, Soleymani SA, Doctor F.

Sensors (Basel). 2018 Oct 15;18(10). pii: E3459. doi: 10.3390/s18103459.

12.

Predictive risk mapping of an environmentally-driven infectious disease using spatial Bayesian networks: A case study of leptospirosis in Fiji.

Mayfield HJ, Smith CS, Lowry JH, Watson CH, Baker MG, Kama M, Nilles EJ, Lau CL.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Oct 11;12(10):e0006857. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006857. eCollection 2018 Oct.

13.

A Large Leptospirosis Outbreak following Successive Severe Floods in Fiji, 2012.

Togami E, Kama M, Goarant C, Craig SB, Lau C, Ritter JM, Imrie A, Ko AI, Nilles EJ.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Oct;99(4):849-851. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0335.

PMID:
30141390
14.

Using paired serology and surveillance data to quantify dengue transmission and control during a large outbreak in Fiji.

Kucharski AJ, Kama M, Watson CH, Aubry M, Funk S, Henderson AD, Brady OJ, Vanhomwegen J, Manuguerra JC, Lau CL, Edmunds WJ, Aaskov J, Nilles EJ, Cao-Lormeau VM, Hué S, Hibberd ML.

Elife. 2018 Aug 14;7. pii: e34848. doi: 10.7554/eLife.34848.

15.

An outbreak investigation of paediatric severe acute respiratory infections requiring admission to intensive care units - Fiji, May 2016.

Collins J, Biaukula V, Faktaufon D, Flint J, Fullman S, Jalava K, Kailawadoko J, Merianos A, Nilles E, Roper K, Sheel M, Kama M.

Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2018 Jun 21;9(2):4-8. doi: 10.5365/wpsar.2017.8.4.009. eCollection 2018 Apr-Jun.

16.

Epidemiology and risk factors for typhoid fever in Central Division, Fiji, 2014-2017: A case-control study.

Prasad N, Jenkins AP, Naucukidi L, Rosa V, Sahu-Khan A, Kama M, Jenkins KM, Jenney AWJ, Jack SJ, Saha D, Horwitz P, Jupiter SD, Strugnell RA, Mulholland EK, Crump JA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jun 8;12(6):e0006571. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006571. eCollection 2018 Jun.

17.

Use of geographically weighted logistic regression to quantify spatial variation in the environmental and sociodemographic drivers of leptospirosis in Fiji: a modelling study.

Mayfield HJ, Lowry JH, Watson CH, Kama M, Nilles EJ, Lau CL.

Lancet Planet Health. 2018 May;2(5):e223-e232. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30066-4.

18.

Exploring governance for a One Health collaboration for leptospirosis prevention and control in Fiji: Stakeholder perceptions, evidence, and processes.

McPherson A, Hill PS, Kama M, Reid S.

Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Mar 30. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2521. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29602256
19.

Island-Wide Surveillance of Gastrointestinal Protozoan Infection on Fiji by Expanding Lymphatic Filariasis Transmission Assessment Surveys as an Access Platform.

Kim SH, Rinamalo M, Rainima-Qaniuci M, Talemaitoga N, Kama M, Rafai E, Lowry JH, Choi MH, Hong ST, Verweij JJ, Kelly-Hope L, Stothard JR.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Apr;98(4):1179-1185. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0559. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

20.

Role of Environmental Factors in Shaping Spatial Distribution of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi, Fiji.

de Alwis R, Watson C, Nikolay B, Lowry JH, Thieu NTV, Van TT, Ngoc DTT, Rawalai K, Taufa M, Coriakula J, Lau CL, Nilles EJ, Edmunds WJ, Kama M, Baker S, Cano J.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Feb;24(2):284-293. doi: 10.3201/eid2402.170704.

21.

Social mixing in Fiji: Who-eats-with-whom contact patterns and the implications of age and ethnic heterogeneity for disease dynamics in the Pacific Islands.

Watson CH, Coriakula J, Ngoc DTT, Flasche S, Kucharski AJ, Lau CL, Thieu NTV, le Polain de Waroux O, Rawalai K, Van TT, Taufa M, Baker S, Nilles EJ, Kama M, Edmunds WJ.

PLoS One. 2017 Dec 6;12(12):e0186911. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186911. eCollection 2017.

22.

A process for developing multisectoral strategies for zoonoses: the case of leptospirosis in Fiji.

Reid SA, Rodney A, Kama M, Hill PS.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Aug 22;17(1):671. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4673-1. Review.

23.

A novel genetic variant of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 11A discovered in Fiji.

Manna S, Ortika BD, Dunne EM, Holt KE, Kama M, Russell FM, Hinds J, Satzke C.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Apr;24(4):428.e1-428.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.06.031. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

24.

A cross-sectional seroepidemiological survey of typhoid fever in Fiji.

Watson CH, Baker S, Lau CL, Rawalai K, Taufa M, Coriakula J, Thieu NTV, Van TT, Ngoc DTT, Hens N, Lowry JH, de Alwis R, Cano J, Jenkins K, Mulholland EK, Nilles EJ, Kama M, Edmunds WJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 20;11(7):e0005786. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005786. eCollection 2017 Jul.

25.

The Epidemiology of Scabies and Impetigo in Relation to Demographic and Residential Characteristics: Baseline Findings from the Skin Health Intervention Fiji Trial.

Romani L, Whitfeld MJ, Koroivueta J, Kama M, Wand H, Tikoduadua L, Tuicakau M, Koroi A, Ritova R, Andrews R, Kaldor JM, Steer AC.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Sep;97(3):845-850. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0753. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

26.

Eyelash Epilation in the Absence of Trichiasis: Results of a Population-Based Prevalence Survey in the Western Division of Fiji.

Macleod C, Yalen C, Butcher R, Mudaliar U, Natutusau K, Rainima-Qaniuci M, Haffenden C, Watson C, Cocks N, Cikamatana L, Roberts CH, Marks M, Rafai E, Mabey DC, Kama M, Solomon AW.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 23;11(1):e0005277. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005277. eCollection 2017 Jan.

27.

Sustained Antibody Responses 6 Years Following 1, 2, or 3 Doses of Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine in Adolescent Fijian Girls, and Subsequent Responses to a Single Dose of Bivalent HPV Vaccine: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Toh ZQ, Russell FM, Reyburn R, Fong J, Tuivaga E, Ratu T, Nguyen CD, Devi R, Kama M, Matanitobua S, Tabrizi SN, Garland SM, Sinha R, Frazer I, Tikoduadua L, Kado J, Rafai E, Mulholland EK, Licciardi PV.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 1;64(7):852-859. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw865.

PMID:
28034886
28.

Real-time qPCR improves meningitis pathogen detection in invasive bacterial-vaccine preventable disease surveillance in Fiji.

Dunne EM, Mantanitobua S, Singh SP, Reyburn R, Tuivaga E, Rafai E, Tikoduadua L, Porter B, Satzke C, Strachan JE, Fox KK, Jenkins KM, Jenney A, Baro S, Mulholland EK, Kama M, Russell FM.

Sci Rep. 2016 Dec 23;6:39784. doi: 10.1038/srep39784.

29.

Community seroprevalence survey for yaws and trachoma in the Western Division of Fiji.

Cocks N, Rainima-Qaniuci M, Yalen C, Macleod C, Nakolinivalu A, Migchelsen S, Roberts CH, Butcher R, Kama M, Mabey D, Marks M.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Dec;110(10):582-587. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

30.

Investigation of a Guillain-Barré syndrome cluster in the Republic of Fiji.

Pastula DM, Khan AS, Sharp TM, Biaukula VL, Naivalu TK, Rafai E, Ermias Belay, Staples JE, Fischer M, Kosoy OI, Laven JJ, Bennett EJ, Jenney AWJ, Naidu RN, Lanciotti RS, Galloway RL, Nilles EJ, Sejvar JJ, Kama M.

J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jan 15;372:350-355. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2016.08.064. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

PMID:
27842986
31.

Short communication: Epidemiological assessment of Strongyloides stercoralis in Fijian children.

Kim SH, Rinamalo M, Rainima-Qaniuci M, Talemaitoga N, Kama M, Rafai E, Choi MH, Hong ST, Verweij JJ, Kelly-Hope L, Stothard JR.

Parasite Epidemiol Control. 2016 Sep 5;1(3):263-267. doi: 10.1016/j.parepi.2016.08.005. eCollection 2016 Sep.

32.

Health at the Sub-catchment Scale: Typhoid and Its Environmental Determinants in Central Division, Fiji.

Jenkins AP, Jupiter S, Mueller U, Jenney A, Vosaki G, Rosa V, Naucukidi A, Mulholland K, Strugnell R, Kama M, Horwitz P.

Ecohealth. 2016 Dec;13(4):633-651. Epub 2016 Aug 24.

PMID:
27557784
33.

Low Prevalence of Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis Infection and Active Trachoma in the Western Division of Fiji.

Macleod CK, Butcher R, Mudaliar U, Natutusau K, Pavluck AL, Willis R, Alexander N, Mabey DC, Cikamatana L, Kama M, Rafai E, Roberts CH, Solomon AW.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jul 12;10(7):e0004798. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004798. eCollection 2016 Jul.

34.

Early warning epidemic surveillance in the Pacific island nations: an evaluation of the Pacific syndromic surveillance system.

Craig AT, Kama M, Samo M, Vaai S, Matanaicake J, Joshua C, Kolbe A, Durrheim DN, Paterson BJ, Biaukula V, Nilles EJ.

Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Jul;21(7):917-27. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12711. Epub 2016 May 18.

35.

Human Leptospirosis Infection in Fiji: An Eco-epidemiological Approach to Identifying Risk Factors and Environmental Drivers for Transmission.

Lau CL, Watson CH, Lowry JH, David MC, Craig SB, Wynwood SJ, Kama M, Nilles EJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jan 28;10(1):e0004405. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004405. eCollection 2016 Jan.

36.

Mass Drug Administration for Scabies Control in a Population with Endemic Disease.

Romani L, Whitfeld MJ, Koroivueta J, Kama M, Wand H, Tikoduadua L, Tuicakau M, Koroi A, Andrews R, Kaldor JM, Steer AC.

N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 10;373(24):2305-13. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1500987.

37.

Phylogeographical analysis of the dominant multidrug-resistant H58 clade of Salmonella Typhi identifies inter- and intracontinental transmission events.

Wong VK, Baker S, Pickard DJ, Parkhill J, Page AJ, Feasey NA, Kingsley RA, Thomson NR, Keane JA, Weill FX, Edwards DJ, Hawkey J, Harris SR, Mather AE, Cain AK, Hadfield J, Hart PJ, Thieu NT, Klemm EJ, Glinos DA, Breiman RF, Watson CH, Kariuki S, Gordon MA, Heyderman RS, Okoro C, Jacobs J, Lunguya O, Edmunds WJ, Msefula C, Chabalgoity JA, Kama M, Jenkins K, Dutta S, Marks F, Campos J, Thompson C, Obaro S, MacLennan CA, Dolecek C, Keddy KH, Smith AM, Parry CM, Karkey A, Mulholland EK, Campbell JI, Dongol S, Basnyat B, Dufour M, Bandaranayake D, Naseri TT, Singh SP, Hatta M, Newton P, Onsare RS, Isaia L, Dance D, Davong V, Thwaites G, Wijedoru L, Crump JA, De Pinna E, Nair S, Nilles EJ, Thanh DP, Turner P, Soeng S, Valcanis M, Powling J, Dimovski K, Hogg G, Farrar J, Holt KE, Dougan G.

Nat Genet. 2015 Jun;47(6):632-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.3281. Epub 2015 May 11.

38.

Scabies and impetigo prevalence and risk factors in Fiji: a national survey.

Romani L, Koroivueta J, Steer AC, Kama M, Kaldor JM, Wand H, Hamid M, Whitfeld MJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 4;9(3):e0003452. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003452. eCollection 2015 Mar.

39.

Typhoid fever in Fiji: a reversible plague?

Thompson CN, Kama M, Acharya S, Bera U, Clemens J, Crump JA, Dawainavesi A, Dougan G, Edmunds WJ, Fox K, Jenkins K, Khan MI, Koroivueta J, Levine MM, Martin LB, Nilles E, Pitzer VE, Singh S, Raiwalu RV, Baker S, Mulholland K.

Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Oct;19(10):1284-92. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12367. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

40.

Impact of a targeted typhoid vaccination campaign following cyclone Tomas, Republic of Fiji, 2010.

Scobie HM, Nilles E, Kama M, Kool JL, Mintz E, Wannemuehler KA, Hyde TB, Dawainavesi A, Singh S, Korovou S, Jenkins K, Date K.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jun;90(6):1031-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0728. Epub 2014 Apr 7.

41.

HIV type 1 in Fiji is caused by subtypes C and B.

Ryan CB, Kama M, Darcy A, Aleksic E, Mirza T, Chaudhary A, Oelrichs RB, Rogers GD, Crowe SM.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2009 Dec;25(12):1355-8. doi: 10.1089/aid.2009.0175.

PMID:
20001316
42.

[Quadriceps fibrosis following intramuscular injections into the thigh: apropos of 92 cases at the Ignace Deen Central University Hospital in Conakry].

Soumah MT, Sylla AI, Toure MR, Camara T, Kama ML, Diallo MB, Cisse A.

Med Trop (Mars). 2003;63(1):49-52. French.

PMID:
12891750
43.

Comparison of single and trickle infections of pigs with eggs of the Asian Taenia.

Fall EH, Kumar V, Geerts S, Salvoldi M, Kama M.

Vet Parasitol. 1996 Feb;61(3-4):231-7.

PMID:
8720561

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