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1.

Innovative digital technologies for quality assurance of diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis.

Hasker E, Kwete J, Inocencio da Luz R, Mpanya A, Bebronne N, Makabuza J, Claeys Y, Ilunga J, Lejon V, Mumba Ngoyi D, Büscher P, Boelaert M, Miaka EM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Sep 13;12(9):e0006664. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006664. eCollection 2018 Sep. No abstract available.

2.

Do Cryptic Reservoirs Threaten Gambiense-Sleeping Sickness Elimination?

Informal Expert Group on Gambiense HAT Reservoirs, Büscher P, Bart JM, Boelaert M, Bucheton B, Cecchi G, Chitnis N, Courtin D, Figueiredo LM, Franco JR, Grébaut P, Hasker E, Ilboudo H, Jamonneau V, Koffi M, Lejon V, MacLeod A, Masumu J, Matovu E, Mattioli R, Noyes H, Picado A, Rock KS, Rotureau B, Simo G, Thévenon S, Trindade S, Truc P, Van Reet N.

Trends Parasitol. 2018 Mar;34(3):197-207. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2017.11.008. Epub 2018 Jan 23. Review.

3.

Candidate gene polymorphisms study between human African trypanosomiasis clinical phenotypes in Guinea.

Kaboré JW, Ilboudo H, Noyes H, Camara O, Kaboré J, Camara M, Koffi M, Lejon V, Jamonneau V, MacLeod A, Hertz-Fowler C, Belem AMG, Matovu E, Bucheton B, Sidibe I; TrypanoGEN Research Group as members of The H3Africa Consortium.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Aug 21;11(8):e0005833. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005833. eCollection 2017 Aug.

4.

Introducing the TrypanoGEN biobank: A valuable resource for the elimination of human African trypanosomiasis.

Ilboudo H, Noyes H, Mulindwa J, Kimuda MP, Koffi M, Kaboré JW, Ahouty B, Ngoyi DM, Fataki O, Simo G, Ofon E, Enyaru J, Chisi J, Kamoto K, Simuunza M, Alibu VP, Lejon V, Jamonneau V, Macleod A, Camara M, Bucheton B, Hertz-Fowler C, Sidibe I, Matovu E; TrypanoGEN Research Group as members of The H3Africa Consortium.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 1;11(6):e0005438. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005438. eCollection 2017 Jun. No abstract available.

5.

The Art of Writing and Implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Laboratories in Low-Resource Settings: Review of Guidelines and Best Practices.

Barbé B, Verdonck K, Mukendi D, Lejon V, Lilo Kalo JR, Alirol E, Gillet P, Horié N, Ravinetto R, Bottieau E, Yansouni C, Winkler AS, van Loen H, Boelaert M, Lutumba P, Jacobs J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Nov 3;10(11):e0005053. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005053. eCollection 2016 Nov. Review. No abstract available.

6.

Diagnosis of Persistent Fever in the Tropics: Set of Standard Operating Procedures Used in the NIDIAG Febrile Syndrome Study.

Alirol E, Horie NS, Barbé B, Lejon V, Verdonck K, Gillet P, Jacobs J, Büscher P, Kanal B, Bhattarai NR, El Safi S, Phe T, Lim K, Leng L, Lutumba P, Mukendi D, Bottieau E, Boelaert M, Rijal S, Chappuis F.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Nov 3;10(11):e0004749. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004749. eCollection 2016 Nov.

7.

Performance of Microscopy for the Diagnosis of Malaria and Human African Trypanosomiasis by Diagnostic Laboratories in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Results of a Nation-Wide External Quality Assessment.

Mukadi P, Lejon V, Barbé B, Gillet P, Nyembo C, Lukuka A, Likwela J, Lumbala C, Mbaruku J, Vander Veken W, Mumba D, Lutumba P, Muyembe JJ, Jacobs J.

PLoS One. 2016 Jan 20;11(1):e0146450. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146450. eCollection 2016.

8.

Tolerance to Trypanosomatids: A Threat, or a Key for Disease Elimination?

Berthier D, Brenière SF, Bras-Gonçalves R, Lemesre JL, Jamonneau V, Solano P, Lejon V, Thévenon S, Bucheton B.

Trends Parasitol. 2016 Feb;32(2):157-168. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2015.11.001. Epub 2015 Nov 28. Review.

PMID:
26643519
9.

Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Spliced Leader RNA Is a More Specific Marker for Cure of Human African Trypanosomiasis Than T. b. gambiense DNA.

Ilboudo H, Camara O, Ravel S, Bucheton B, Lejon V, Camara M, Kaboré J, Jamonneau V, Deborggraeve S.

J Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 15;212(12):1996-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv337. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

PMID:
26080371
10.

Accuracy of individual rapid tests for serodiagnosis of gambiense sleeping sickness in West Africa.

Jamonneau V, Camara O, Ilboudo H, Peylhard M, Koffi M, Sakande H, N'Dri L, Sanou D, Dama E, Camara M, Lejon V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Feb 2;9(2):e0003480. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003480. eCollection 2015 Feb.

11.

Development of a latex agglutination test with recombinant variant surface glycoprotein for serodiagnosis of surra.

Rogé S, Baelmans R, Claes F, Lejon V, Guisez Y, Jacquet D, Büscher P.

Vet Parasitol. 2014 Oct 15;205(3-4):460-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.08.026. Epub 2014 Sep 6.

PMID:
25224790
12.

Sensitivity and specificity of HAT Sero-K-SeT, a rapid diagnostic test for serodiagnosis of sleeping sickness caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense: a case-control study.

Büscher P, Mertens P, Leclipteux T, Gilleman Q, Jacquet D, Mumba-Ngoyi D, Pyana PP, Boelaert M, Lejon V.

Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Jun;2(6):e359-63. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70203-7. Epub 2014 May 9.

13.

Performance of parasitological and molecular techniques for the diagnosis and surveillance of gambiense sleeping sickness.

Mumba Ngoyi D, Ali Ekangu R, Mumvemba Kodi MF, Pyana PP, Balharbi F, Decq M, Kande Betu V, Van der Veken W, Sese C, Menten J, Büscher P, Lejon V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jun 12;8(6):e2954. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002954. eCollection 2014 Jun.

14.

Immune trypanolysis test with blood spotted on filter paper for epidemiological surveillance of sleeping sickness.

Camara O, Camara M, Lejon V, Ilboudo H, Sakande H, Léno M, Büscher P, Bucheton B, Jamonneau V.

Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jul;19(7):828-31. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12316. Epub 2014 Apr 18.

15.

Invasive Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium infections, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2007-2011.

Ley B, Le Hello S, Lunguya O, Lejon V, Muyembe JJ, Weill FX, Jacobs J.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;20(4):701-4. doi: 10.3201/eid2004.131488.

16.

Gambiense human african trypanosomiasis and immunological memory: effect on phenotypic lymphocyte profiles and humoral immunity.

Lejon V, Mumba Ngoyi D, Kestens L, Boel L, Barbé B, Kande Betu V, van Griensven J, Bottieau E, Muyembe Tamfum JJ, Jacobs J, Büscher P.

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Mar 6;10(3):e1003947. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003947. eCollection 2014 Mar.

17.

Intermediate susceptibility to ciprofloxacin among Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates in Lima, Peru.

García C, Lejon V, Horna G, Astocondor L, Vanhoof R, Bertrand S, Jacobs J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Mar;52(3):968-70. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02663-13. Epub 2013 Dec 26.

18.

TLTF in cerebrospinal fluid for detection and staging of T. b. gambiense infection.

Abdulla MH, Bakhiet M, Lejon V, Andersson J, McKerrow J, Al-Obeed O, Harris RA.

PLoS One. 2013 Nov 19;8(11):e79281. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079281. eCollection 2013.

19.

Diagnostic accuracy of loopamp Trypanosoma brucei detection kit for diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis in clinical samples.

Mitashi P, Hasker E, Ngoyi DM, Pyana PP, Lejon V, Van der Veken W, Lutumba P, Büscher P, Boelaert M, Deborggraeve S.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Oct 17;7(10):e2504. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002504. eCollection 2013.

20.

Elimination of sleeping sickness hindered by difficult diagnosis.

Lejon V, Jacobs J, Simarro PP.

Bull World Health Organ. 2013 Oct 1;91(10):718. doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.126474. No abstract available.

21.

External quality assessment of Giemsa-stained blood film microscopy for the diagnosis of malaria and sleeping sickness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Mukadi P, Gillet P, Lukuka A, Atua B, Sheshe N, Kanza A, Mayunda JB, Mongita B, Senga R, Ngoyi J, Muyembe JJ, Jacobs J, Lejon V.

Bull World Health Organ. 2013 Jun 1;91(6):441-8. doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.112706. Epub 2013 Apr 29.

22.

External quality assessment of reading and interpretation of malaria rapid diagnostic tests among 1849 end-users in the Democratic Republic of the Congo through Short Message Service (SMS).

Mukadi P, Gillet P, Lukuka A, Mbatshi J, Otshudiema J, Muyembe JJ, Buyze J, Jacobs J, Lejon V.

PLoS One. 2013 Aug 13;8(8):e71442. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071442. eCollection 2013.

23.

Human African trypanosomiasis.

Lejon V, Bentivoglio M, Franco JR.

Handb Clin Neurol. 2013;114:169-81. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53490-3.00011-X. Review.

PMID:
23829907
24.

False positivity of non-targeted infections in malaria rapid diagnostic tests: the case of human african trypanosomiasis.

Gillet P, Mumba Ngoyi D, Lukuka A, Kande V, Atua B, van Griensven J, Muyembe JJ, Jacobs J, Lejon V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Apr 25;7(4):e2180. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002180. Print 2013.

25.

Rapid diagnostic tests for neurological infections in central Africa.

Yansouni CP, Bottieau E, Lutumba P, Winkler AS, Lynen L, Büscher P, Jacobs J, Gillet P, Lejon V, Alirol E, Polman K, Utzinger J, Miles MA, Peeling RW, Muyembe JJ, Chappuis F, Boelaert M.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;13(6):546-58. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70004-5. Epub 2013 Apr 24. Review.

PMID:
23623369
26.

Antimicrobial resistance in invasive non-typhoid Salmonella from the Democratic Republic of the Congo: emergence of decreased fluoroquinolone susceptibility and extended-spectrum beta lactamases.

Lunguya O, Lejon V, Phoba MF, Bertrand S, Vanhoof R, Glupczynski Y, Verhaegen J, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Jacobs J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(3):e2103. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002103. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

27.

Stage determination in sleeping sickness: comparison of two cell counting and two parasite detection techniques.

Mumba Ngoyi D, Menten J, Pyana PP, Büscher P, Lejon V.

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jun;18(6):778-82. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12102. Epub 2013 Mar 19.

28.

Rapid diagnostic test for sleeping sickness.

Büscher P, Gilleman Q, Lejon V.

N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 14;368(11):1069-70. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1210373. No abstract available.

29.

Neopterin is a cerebrospinal fluid marker for treatment outcome evaluation in patients affected by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense sleeping sickness.

Tiberti N, Lejon V, Hainard A, Courtioux B, Robin X, Turck N, Kristensson K, Matovu E, Enyaru JC, Mumba Ngoyi D, Krishna S, Bisser S, Ndung'u JM, Büscher P, Sanchez JC.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(2):e2088. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002088. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

30.

New biomarkers for stage determination in Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense sleeping sickness patients.

Tiberti N, Matovu E, Hainard A, Enyaru JC, Lejon V, Robin X, Turck N, Ngoyi DM, Krishna S, Bisser S, Courtioux B, Büscher P, Kristensson K, Ndung'u JM, Sanchez JC.

Clin Transl Med. 2013 Jan 7;2(1):1. doi: 10.1186/2001-1326-2-1.

31.

A LiTat 1.5 variant surface glycoprotein-derived peptide with diagnostic potential for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense.

Van Nieuwenhove L, Büscher P, Balharbi F, Humbert M, Guisez Y, Lejon V.

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Apr;18(4):461-5. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12058. Epub 2013 Jan 4.

32.

Human african trypanosomiasis diagnosis in first-line health services of endemic countries, a systematic review.

Mitashi P, Hasker E, Lejon V, Kande V, Muyembe JJ, Lutumba P, Boelaert M.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(11):e1919. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001919. Epub 2012 Nov 29. Review.

33.

Salmonella typhi in the democratic republic of the congo: fluoroquinolone decreased susceptibility on the rise.

Lunguya O, Lejon V, Phoba MF, Bertrand S, Vanhoof R, Verhaegen J, Smith AM, Keddy KH, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Jacobs J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(11):e1921. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001921. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

34.

Cerebrospinal fluid neopterin as marker of the meningo-encephalitic stage of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense sleeping sickness.

Tiberti N, Hainard A, Lejon V, Courtioux B, Matovu E, Enyaru JC, Robin X, Turck N, Kristensson K, Ngoyi DM, Vatunga GM, Krishna S, Büscher P, Bisser S, Ndung'u JM, Sanchez JC.

PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40909. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040909. Epub 2012 Jul 18.

35.

Identification of mimotopes with diagnostic potential for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense variant surface glycoproteins using human antibody fractions.

Van Nieuwenhove L, Büscher P, Balharbi F, Humbert M, Dieltjens T, Guisez Y, Lejon V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(6):e1682. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001682. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

36.

Characterization of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense variant surface glycoprotein LiTat 1.5.

Van Nieuwenhove L, Rogé S, Lejon V, Guisez Y, Büscher P.

Genet Mol Res. 2012 May 9;11(2):1260-5. doi: 10.4238/2012.May.9.5.

37.

Human African trypanosomiasis in a Belgian traveller returning from the Masai Mara area, Kenya, February 2012.

Clerinx J, Vlieghe E, Asselman V, Van de Casteele S, Maes MB, Lejon V.

Euro Surveill. 2012 Mar 8;17(10). pii: 20111.

38.

Serological markers for leishmania donovani infection in Nepal: Agreement between direct agglutination test and rK39 ELISA.

Khanal B, Rijal S, Ostyn B, Picado A, Gidwani K, Menten J, Jacquet D, Lejon V, Chappuis F, Boelaert M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Nov;15(11):1390-4.

PMID:
21998875
39.

Trypanosoma lewisi or T. lewisi-like infection in a 37-day-old Indian infant.

Verma A, Manchanda S, Kumar N, Sharma A, Goel M, Banerjee PS, Garg R, Singh BP, Balharbi F, Lejon V, Deborggraeve S, Singh Rana UV, Puliyel J.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Aug;85(2):221-4. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0002.

40.

Identification of peptide mimotopes of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense variant surface glycoproteins.

Van Nieuwenhove LC, Rogé S, Balharbi F, Dieltjens T, Laurent T, Guisez Y, Büscher P, Lejon V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jun;5(6):e1189. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001189. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

41.

Diagnostic accuracy of PCR in gambiense sleeping sickness diagnosis, staging and post-treatment follow-up: a 2-year longitudinal study.

Deborggraeve S, Lejon V, Ekangu RA, Mumba Ngoyi D, Pati Pyana P, Ilunga M, Mulunda JP, Büscher P.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Feb 22;5(2):e972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000972.

42.

Revisiting the immune trypanolysis test to optimise epidemiological surveillance and control of sleeping sickness in West Africa.

Jamonneau V, Bucheton B, Kaboré J, Ilboudo H, Camara O, Courtin F, Solano P, Kaba D, Kambire R, Lingue K, Camara M, Baelmans R, Lejon V, Büscher P.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Dec 21;4(12):e917. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000917.

43.

Persistence of Leishmania donovani antibodies in past visceral leishmaniasis cases in India.

Gidwani K, Picado A, Ostyn B, Singh SP, Kumar R, Khanal B, Lejon V, Chappuis F, Boelaert M, Sundar S.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Feb;18(2):346-8. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00473-10. Epub 2010 Dec 15.

44.

Matrix metalloproteinase-9 and intercellular adhesion molecule 1 are powerful staging markers for human African trypanosomiasis.

Hainard A, Tiberti N, Robin X, Ngoyi DM, Matovu E, Enyaru JC, Müller M, Turck N, Ndung'u JM, Lejon V, Sanchez JC.

Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Jan;16(1):119-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02642.x. Epub 2010 Oct 19.

45.

Discovery and verification of osteopontin and Beta-2-microglobulin as promising markers for staging human African trypanosomiasis.

Tiberti N, Hainard A, Lejon V, Robin X, Ngoyi DM, Turck N, Matovu E, Enyaru J, Ndung'u JM, Scherl A, Dayon L, Sanchez JC.

Mol Cell Proteomics. 2010 Dec;9(12):2783-95. doi: 10.1074/mcp.M110.001008. Epub 2010 Aug 19.

46.

Diagnostic accuracy and feasibility of serological tests on filter paper samples for outbreak detection of T.b. gambiense human African trypanosomiasis.

Hasker E, Lutumba P, Mumba D, Lejon V, Büscher P, Kande V, Muyembe JJ, Menten J, Robays J, Boelaert M.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Aug;83(2):374-9. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0735.

47.

Low specificities of HIV diagnostic tests caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense sleeping sickness.

Lejon V, Ngoyi DM, Ilunga M, Beelaert G, Maes I, Büscher P, Fransen K.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug;48(8):2836-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00456-10. Epub 2010 Jun 23.

48.

A CATT negative result after treatment for human African trypanosomiasis is no indication for cure.

Lejon V, Ngoyi DM, Boelaert M, Büscher P.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Jan 26;4(1):e590. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000590.

49.

How to shorten patient follow-up after treatment for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense sleeping sickness.

Mumba Ngoyi D, Lejon V, Pyana P, Boelaert M, Ilunga M, Menten J, Mulunda JP, Van Nieuwenhove S, Muyembe Tamfum JJ, Büscher P.

J Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 1;201(3):453-63. doi: 10.1086/649917.

PMID:
20047500
50.

A new format of the CATT test for the detection of human African Trypanosomiasis, designed for use in peripheral health facilities.

Hasker E, Mitashi P, Baelmans R, Lutumba P, Jacquet D, Lejon V, Kande V, Declercq J, Van der Veken W, Boelaert M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Feb;15(2):263-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02446.x. Epub 2009 Dec 9.

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