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Case Report: Highlighting Male Genital Schistosomiasis (MGS) in Fishermen from the Southwestern Shoreline of Lake Malawi, Mangochi District.

Kayuni SA, LaCourse EJ, Makaula P, Lampiao F, Juziwelo L, Fawcett J, Shaw A, Alharbi M, Verweij JJ, Stothard JR.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Nov 4. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0562. [Epub ahead of print]


How can schistosome circulating antigen assays be best applied for diagnosing male genital schistosomiasis (MGS): an appraisal using exemplar MGS cases from a longitudinal cohort study among fishermen on the south shoreline of Lake Malawi.

Kayuni SA, Corstjens PLAM, LaCourse EJ, Bartlett KE, Fawcett J, Shaw A, Makaula P, Lampiao F, Juziwelo L, de Dood CJ, Hoekstra PT, Verweij JJ, Leutscher PDC, van Dam GJ, van Lieshout L, Stothard JR.

Parasitology. 2019 Aug 27:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0031182019000969. [Epub ahead of print]


Schistosome Interactions within the Schistosoma haematobium Group, Malawi.

Webster BL, Alharbi MH, Kayuni S, Makaula P, Halstead F, Christiansen R, Juziwelo L, Stanton MC, LaCourse EJ, Rollinson D, Kalua K, Stothard JR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;25(6):1245-1247. doi: 10.3201/eid2506.190020.


Schistosoma mansoni Infection as a Predictor of Low Aerobic Capacity in Ugandan Children.

Smith C, McLachlan G, Al Shehri H, Adriko M, Arinaitwe M, Atuhaire A, Muheki Tukahebwa E, LaCourse EJ, Stanton M, Stothard JR, Bustinduy AL.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Jun;100(6):1498-1506. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0922.


Non-invasive surveillance of Plasmodium infection by real-time PCR analysis of ethanol preserved faeces from Ugandan school children with intestinal schistosomiasis.

Al-Shehri H, Power BJ, Archer J, Cousins A, Atuhaire A, Adriko M, Arinaitwe M, Alanazi AD, LaCourse EJ, Kabatereine NB, Stothard JR.

Malar J. 2019 Apr 1;18(1):109. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2748-4.


X-ray structure of Fasciola hepatica Sigma class glutathione transferase 1 reveals a disulfide bond to support stability in gastro-intestinal environment.

Line K, Isupov MN, LaCourse EJ, Cutress DJ, Morphew RM, Brophy PM, Littlechild JA.

Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 29;9(1):902. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37531-5.


A systematic review with epidemiological update of male genital schistosomiasis (MGS): A call for integrated case management across the health system in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kayuni S, Lampiao F, Makaula P, Juziwelo L, Lacourse EJ, Reinhard-Rupp J, Leutscher PDC, Stothard JR.

Parasite Epidemiol Control. 2018 Nov 23;4:e00077. doi: 10.1016/j.parepi.2018.e00077. eCollection 2019 Feb. Review.


Biomphalaria pfeifferi Snails and Intestinal Schistosomiasis, Lake Malawi, Africa, 2017-2018.

Alharbi MH, Condemine C, Christiansen R, LaCourse EJ, Makaula P, Stanton MC, Juziwelo L, Kayuni S, Stothard JR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Mar;25(3):613-615. doi: 10.3201/eid2503.181601. Epub 2019 Mar 17.


Urogenital schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in Cameroon: An epidemiological update at Barombi Mbo and Barombi Kotto crater lakes assessing prospects for intensified control interventions.

Campbell SJ, Stothard JR, O'Halloran F, Sankey D, Durant T, Ombede DE, Chuinteu GD, Webster BL, Cunningham L, LaCourse EJ, Tchuem-Tchuenté LA.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Feb 27;6(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0264-8.


Intestinal schistosomiasis in Uganda at high altitude (>1400 m): malacological and epidemiological surveys on Mount Elgon and in Fort Portal crater lakes reveal extra preventive chemotherapy needs.

Stanton MC, Adriko M, Arinaitwe M, Howell A, Davies J, Allison G, LaCourse EJ, Muheki E, Kabatereine NB, Stothard JR.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Feb 6;6(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0248-8.


Stage-specific Proteomes from Onchocerca ochengi, Sister Species of the Human River Blindness Parasite, Uncover Adaptations to a Nodular Lifestyle.

Armstrong SD, Xia D, Bah GS, Krishna R, Ngangyung HF, LaCourse EJ, McSorley HJ, Kengne-Ouafo JA, Chounna-Ndongmo PW, Wanji S, Enyong PA, Taylor DW, Blaxter ML, Wastling JM, Tanya VN, Makepeace BL.

Mol Cell Proteomics. 2016 Aug;15(8):2554-75. doi: 10.1074/mcp.M115.055640. Epub 2016 May 25.


A simple isothermal DNA amplification method to screen black flies for Onchocerca volvulus infection.

Alhassan A, Makepeace BL, LaCourse EJ, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Carlow CK.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 9;9(10):e108927. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108927. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(2):e0118323.


Early hepatic and peritoneal changes and immune response in goats vaccinated with a recombinant glutathione transferase sigma class and challenged with Fasciola hepatica.

Zafra R, Pérez-Écija RA, Buffoni L, Pacheco IL, Martínez-Moreno A, LaCourse EJ, Perally S, Brophy PM, Pérez J.

Res Vet Sci. 2013 Jun;94(3):602-9. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2012.10.026. Epub 2012 Dec 20.


Proteomics and in silico approaches to extend understanding of the glutathione transferase superfamily of the tropical liver fluke Fasciola gigantica.

Morphew RM, Eccleston N, Wilkinson TJ, McGarry J, Perally S, Prescott M, Ward D, Williams D, Paterson S, Raman M, Ravikumar G, Khalid Saifullah M, Abbas Abidi SM, McVeigh P, Maule AG, Brophy PM, LaCourse EJ.

J Proteome Res. 2012 Dec 7;11(12):5876-89. doi: 10.1021/pr300654w. Epub 2012 Nov 28.


Bovine fasciolosis at increasing altitudes: parasitological and malacological sampling on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda.

Howell A, Mugisha L, Davies J, LaCourse EJ, Claridge J, Williams DJ, Kelly-Hope L, Betson M, Kabatereine NB, Stothard JR.

Parasit Vectors. 2012 Sep 7;5:196. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-196.


The Sigma class glutathione transferase from the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica.

LaCourse EJ, Perally S, Morphew RM, Moxon JV, Prescott M, Dowling DJ, O'Neill SM, Kipar A, Hetzel U, Hoey E, Zafra R, Buffoni L, Pérez Arévalo J, Brophy PM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(5):e1666. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001666. Epub 2012 May 29.


Proteomic profiling and protein identification by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry in unsequenced parasitic nematodes.

Millares P, Lacourse EJ, Perally S, Ward DA, Prescott MC, Hodgkinson JE, Brophy PM, Rees HH.

PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33590. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033590. Epub 2012 Mar 29.


Towards delineating functions within the fasciola secreted cathepsin l protease family by integrating in vivo based sub-proteomics and phylogenetics.

Morphew RM, Wright HA, Lacourse EJ, Porter J, Barrett J, Woods DJ, Brophy PM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jan 4;5(1):e937. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000937.


Comparative proteomic analysis of triclabendazole response in the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica.

Chemale G, Perally S, LaCourse EJ, Prescott MC, Jones LM, Ward D, Meaney M, Hoey E, Brennan GP, Fairweather I, Trudgett A, Brophy PM.

J Proteome Res. 2010 Oct 1;9(10):4940-51. doi: 10.1021/pr1000785.


Proteomic analyses of Caenorhabditis elegans dauer larvae and long-lived daf-2 mutants implicates a shared detoxification system in longevity assurance.

Jones LM, Staffa K, Perally S, LaCourse EJ, Brophy PM, Hamilton JV.

J Proteome Res. 2010 Jun 4;9(6):2871-81. doi: 10.1021/pr9009639.


Proteomic analysis of embryonic Fasciola hepatica: characterization and antigenic potential of a developmentally regulated heat shock protein.

Moxon JV, LaCourse EJ, Wright HA, Perally S, Prescott MC, Gillard JL, Barrett J, Hamilton JV, Brophy PM.

Vet Parasitol. 2010 Apr 19;169(1-2):62-75. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2009.12.031. Epub 2010 Jan 4.


Glutathione transferase (GST) as a candidate molecular-based biomarker for soil toxin exposure in the earthworm Lumbricus rubellus.

LaCourse EJ, Hernandez-Viadel M, Jefferies JR, Svendsen C, Spurgeon DJ, Barrett J, Morgan AJ, Kille P, Brophy PM.

Environ Pollut. 2009 Aug-Sep;157(8-9):2459-69. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2009.03.015. Epub 2009 Apr 5.


Heme transport and detoxification in nematodes: subproteomics evidence of differential role of glutathione transferases.

Perally S, Lacourse EJ, Campbell AM, Brophy PM.

J Proteome Res. 2008 Oct;7(10):4557-65. doi: 10.1021/pr800395x. Epub 2008 Aug 23.


A proteomics approach to quantify protein levels following RNA interference: case study with glutathione transferase superfamily from the model metazoan Caenorhabditis elegans.

Lacourse EJ, Perally S, Hernandez-Viadel M, Wright HA, Brophy PM.

J Proteome Res. 2008 Aug;7(8):3314-8. doi: 10.1021/pr8001035. Epub 2008 Jun 27.


Comparative proteomics of excretory-secretory proteins released by the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica in sheep host bile and during in vitro culture ex host.

Morphew RM, Wright HA, LaCourse EJ, Woods DJ, Brophy PM.

Mol Cell Proteomics. 2007 Jun;6(6):963-72. Epub 2007 Feb 17.


Proteomic analysis of glutathione transferases from the liver fluke parasite, Fasciola hepatica.

Chemale G, Morphew R, Moxon JV, Morassuti AL, Lacourse EJ, Barrett J, Johnston DA, Brophy PM.

Proteomics. 2006 Dec;6(23):6263-73.


Plasticity demonstrated in the proteome of a parasitic nematode within the intestine of different host strains.

Morgan C, LaCourse EJ, Rushbrook BJ, Greetham D, Hamilton JV, Barrett J, Bailey K, Brophy PM.

Proteomics. 2006 Aug;6(16):4633-45.


Binding of hematin by a new class of glutathione transferase from the blood-feeding parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus.

van Rossum AJ, Jefferies JR, Rijsewijk FA, LaCourse EJ, Teesdale-Spittle P, Barrett J, Tait A, Brophy PM.

Infect Immun. 2004 May;72(5):2780-90.

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