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The Mentor-Protégé Program in health research in Cameroon.

Mekongo PE, Nolna SK, Ngounoue MD, Ndongo JT, Ndje MN, Nguefeu CN, Nguefack J, Mah E, Adjidja A, Tiedeu BA, Ngassa MP, Beng VP, Leke RGF.

Lancet. 2019 Feb 9;393(10171):e12-e13. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30205-3. No abstract available.


Association of Antibodies to VAR2CSA and Merozoite Antigens with Pregnancy Outcomes in Women Living in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Lloyd YM, Fang R, Bobbili N, Vanda K, Ngati E, Sanchez-Quintero MJ, Salanti A, Chen JJ, Leke RGF, Taylor DW.

Infect Immun. 2018 Aug 22;86(9). pii: e00166-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00166-18. Print 2018 Sep.


PCR-based detection of Plasmodium falciparum in saliva using mitochondrial cox3 and varATS primers.

Lloyd YM, Esemu LF, Antallan J, Thomas B, Tassi Yunga S, Obase B, Christine N, Leke RGF, Culleton R, Mfuh KO, Nerurkar VR, Taylor DW.

Trop Med Health. 2018 Jun 22;46:22. doi: 10.1186/s41182-018-0100-2. eCollection 2018.


Increased Susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum in Infants is associated with Low, not High, Placental Malaria Parasitemia.

Tassi Yunga S, Fouda GG, Sama G, Ngu JB, Leke RGF, Taylor DW.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 9;8(1):169. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18574-6.


Absence of hybridization with the wild-type and mutant rpoB probes in the Genotype MTBDRplus assay detects 'disputed' rifampicin mutations.

Abanda NN, Djieugoué JY, Khadka VS, Pefura-Yone EW, Mbacham WF, Vernet G, Penlap VM, Deng Y, Eyangoh SI, Taylor DW, Leke RGF.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jul;24(7):781.e1-781.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.11.021. Epub 2017 Dec 5.


A versatile, high through-put, bead-based phagocytosis assay for Plasmodium falciparum.

Lloyd YM, Ngati EP, Salanti A, Leke RGF, Taylor DW.

Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 31;7(1):14705. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-13900-4.


Detection of Plasmodium falciparum DNA in saliva samples stored at room temperature: potential for a non-invasive saliva-based diagnostic test for malaria.

Mfuh KO, Tassi Yunga S, Esemu LF, Bekindaka ON, Yonga J, Djontu JC, Mbakop CD, Taylor DW, Nerurkar VR, Leke RGF.

Malar J. 2017 Oct 27;16(1):434. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2084-5.


Statistical prediction of immunity to placental malaria based on multi-assay antibody data for malarial antigens.

Siriwardhana C, Fang R, Salanti A, Leke RGF, Bobbili N, Taylor DW, Chen JJ.

Malar J. 2017 Sep 29;16(1):391. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2041-3.


Timing of the human prenatal antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum antigens.

Tassi Yunga S, Kayatani AK, Fogako J, Leke RJI, Leke RGF, Taylor DW.

PLoS One. 2017 Sep 26;12(9):e0184571. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184571. eCollection 2017.


Diagnostic accuracy and usefulness of the Genotype MTBDRplus assay in diagnosing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Cameroon? a cross-sectional study.

Abanda NN, Djieugoué JY, Lim E, Pefura-Yone EW, Mbacham WF, Vernet G, Penlap VM, Eyangoh SI, Taylor DW, Leke RGF.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 May 31;17(1):379. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2489-3.


Maternal Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Associated Hypergammaglobulinemia Reduces Transplacental Transfer of Immunoglobulin G to Plasmodium falciparum Antigens in Cameroonian Neonates.

Babakhanyan A, Ekali GL, Dent A, Kazura J, Nguasong JT, Fodjo BAY, Yuosembom EK, Esemu LF, Taylor DW, Leke RGF.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 May 10;3(2):ofw092. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw092. eCollection 2016 Apr.


Mentoring for early-career women in health research: the HIGHER Women Consortium approach.

Kwedi Nolna SK, Essama Mekongo PE, Leke RGF.

Glob Health Epidemiol Genom. 2017 Mar 6;2:e3. doi: 10.1017/gheg.2016.20. eCollection 2017.


Individuals living in a malaria-endemic area of Cameroon do not have an acquired antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2.

Taylor DW, Bobbili N, Khadka VS, Quakyi IA, Leke RG.

Malar J. 2017 Feb 1;16(1):58. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1704-4.


Role of Anopheles (Cellia) rufipes (Gough, 1910) and other local anophelines in human malaria transmission in the northern savannah of Cameroon: a cross-sectional survey.

Tabue RN, Awono-Ambene P, Etang J, Atangana J, C AN, Toto JC, Patchoke S, Leke RG, Fondjo E, Mnzava AP, Knox TB, Tougordi A, Donnelly MJ, Bigoga JD.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Jan 11;10(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1933-3.


Antibody responses to the full-length VAR2CSA and its DBL domains in Cameroonian children and teenagers.

Fodjo BA, Atemnkeng N, Esemu L, Yuosembom EK, Quakyi IA, Tchinda VH, Smith J, Salanti A, Bigoga J, Taylor DW, Leke RG, Babakhanyan A.

Malar J. 2016 Nov 4;15(1):532.


Health research: Mentoring female scientists in Africa.

Leke RG, Nolna SK.

Nature. 2016 Aug 4;536(7614):30. doi: 10.1038/536030c. No abstract available.


Soluble Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Receptor 2 in Urine Is a Potential Biomarker for Noninvasive Diagnosis of Malaria During Pregnancy.

Tassi Yunga S, Thévenon AD, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 26;3(2):ofw084. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw084. eCollection 2016 Apr.


Field evaluation of the 22 rapid diagnostic tests for community management of malaria with artemisinin combination therapy in Cameroon.

Ali IM, Bigoga JD, Forsah DA, Cho-Ngwa F, Tchinda V, Moor VA, Fogako J, Nyongalema P, Nkoa T, Same-Ekobo A, Mbede J, Fondjo E, Mbacham WF, Leke RG.

Malar J. 2016 Jan 20;15:31. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1085-0.


Influence of Intermittent Preventive Treatment on Antibodies to VAR2CSA in Pregnant Cameroonian Women.

Babakhanyan A, Tutterrow YL, Bobbili N, Salanti A, Wey A, Fogako J, Leke RJ, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Mar;94(3):640-9. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0521. Epub 2015 Dec 28.


Comparison of the specificity of antibodies to VAR2CSA in Cameroonian multigravidae with and without placental malaria: a retrospective case-control study.

Babakhanyan A, Fang R, Wey A, Salanti A, Sama G, Efundem C, Leke RJ, Chen JJ, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Malar J. 2015 Dec 1;14:480. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-1023-6.


Anopheles ziemanni a locally important malaria vector in Ndop health district, north west region of Cameroon.

Tabue RN, Nem T, Atangana J, Bigoga JD, Patchoke S, Tchouine F, Fodjo BY, Leke RG, Fondjo E.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Jun 5;7:262. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-262.


The antibody response of pregnant Cameroonian women to VAR2CSA ID1-ID2a, a small recombinant protein containing the CSA-binding site.

Babakhanyan A, Leke RG, Salanti A, Bobbili N, Gwanmesia P, Leke RJ, Quakyi IA, Chen JJ, Taylor DW.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 4;9(2):e88173. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088173. eCollection 2014.


Cord blood Vγ2Vδ2 T cells provide a molecular marker for the influence of pregnancy-associated malaria on neonatal immunity.

Cairo C, Longinaker N, Cappelli G, Leke RG, Ondo MM, Djokam R, Fogako J, Leke RJ, Sagnia B, Sosso S, Colizzi V, Pauza CD.

J Infect Dis. 2014 May 15;209(10):1653-62. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit802. Epub 2013 Dec 10.


Human cord blood γδ T cells expressing public Vγ2 chains dominate the response to bisphosphonate plus interleukin-15.

Cairo C, Sagnia B, Cappelli G, Colizzi V, Leke RG, Leke RJ, Pauza CD.

Immunology. 2013 Apr;138(4):346-60. doi: 10.1111/imm.12039.


Factors associated to bed net use in Cameroon: a retrospective study in Mfou health district in the Centre Region.

Tchinda VH, Socpa A, Keundo AA, Zeukeng F, Seumen CT, Leke RG, Moyou RS.

Pan Afr Med J. 2012;12:112. Epub 2012 Aug 31.


Seasonal prevalence of malaria vectors and entomological inoculation rates in the rubber cultivated area of Niete, South Region of Cameroon.

Bigoga JD, Nanfack FM, Awono-Ambene PH, Patchoké S, Atangana J, Otia VS, Fondjo E, Moyou RS, Leke RG.

Parasit Vectors. 2012 Sep 10;5:197.


Pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles gambiae from the rubber cultivated area of Niete, South Region of Cameroon.

Bigoga JD, Ndangoh DN, Awono-Ambene PH, Patchoke S, Fondjo E, Leke RG.

Acta Trop. 2012 Dec;124(3):210-4. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2012.08.010. Epub 2012 Aug 20.


High avidity antibodies to full-length VAR2CSA correlate with absence of placental malaria.

Tutterrow YL, Salanti A, Avril M, Smith JD, Pagano IS, Ako S, Fogako J, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e40049. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040049. Epub 2012 Jun 26.


High levels of antibodies to multiple domains and strains of VAR2CSA correlate with the absence of placental malaria in Cameroonian women living in an area of high Plasmodium falciparum transmission.

Tutterrow YL, Avril M, Singh K, Long CA, Leke RJ, Sama G, Salanti A, Smith JD, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Infect Immun. 2012 Apr;80(4):1479-90. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00071-12. Epub 2012 Feb 13.


Circulating soluble endoglin levels in pregnant women in Cameroon and Malawi--associations with placental malaria and fetal growth restriction.

Silver KL, Conroy AL, Leke RG, Leke RJ, Gwanmesia P, Molyneux ME, Taylor DW, Rogerson SJ, Kain KC.

PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24985. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024985. Epub 2011 Sep 22. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2011;6(10). doi:10.1371/annotation/e9946f72-821d-45ea-bcd4-3fa3ff89a5fe. Wallace, Diane Taylor [corrected to Taylor, Diane Wallace].


The use of intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for preventing malaria in pregnant women.

Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Aug 1;53(3):231-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir383. No abstract available.


Positive selection of Plasmodium falciparum parasites with multiple var2csa-type PfEMP1 genes during the course of infection in pregnant women.

Sander AF, Salanti A, Lavstsen T, Nielsen MA, Theander TG, Leke RG, Lo YY, Bobbili N, Arnot DE, Taylor DW.

J Infect Dis. 2011 Jun 1;203(11):1679-85. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir168.


Elevated levels of soluble TNF receptors 1 and 2 correlate with Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in pregnant women: potential markers for malaria-associated inflammation.

Thévenon AD, Zhou JA, Megnekou R, Ako S, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

J Immunol. 2010 Dec 1;185(11):7115-22. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1002293. Epub 2010 Oct 27.


Global health governance-the response to infectious diseases.

Leke RG.

Lancet. 2010 Oct 9;376(9748):1200-1. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61511-5. No abstract available.


Dysregulation of angiopoietins is associated with placental malaria and low birth weight.

Silver KL, Zhong K, Leke RG, Taylor DW, Kain KC.

PLoS One. 2010 Mar 1;5(3):e9481. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009481.


Shift in epitope dominance of IgM and IgG responses to Plasmodium falciparum MSP1 block 4.

Chang SP, Kayatani AK, Terrientes ZI, Herrera S, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Malar J. 2010 Jan 13;9:14. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-9-14.


Genetic polymorphisms of mannose-binding lectin do not influence placental malaria but are associated with preterm deliveries.

Thévenon AD, Leke RG, Suguitan AL Jr, Zhou JA, Taylor DW.

Infect Immun. 2009 Apr;77(4):1483-91. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01069-08. Epub 2009 Jan 12.


Severe malaria in Cameroonian children: correlation between plasma levels of three soluble inducible adhesion molecules and TNF-alpha.

Tchinda VH, Tadem AD, Tako EA, Tene G, Fogako J, Nyonglema P, Sama G, Zhou A, Leke RG.

Acta Trop. 2007 Apr;102(1):20-8. Epub 2007 Feb 27.


Fetal immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum antigens in a malaria-endemic region of Cameroon.

Metenou S, Suguitan AL Jr, Long C, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

J Immunol. 2007 Mar 1;178(5):2770-7.


Malaria vectors and transmission dynamics in coastal south-western Cameroon.

Bigoga JD, Manga L, Titanji VP, Coetzee M, Leke RG.

Malar J. 2007 Jan 17;6:5.


Rose Gana Fomban Leke's.

Leke RG.

Lancet. 2006 Mar 4;367(9512):723. No abstract available.


Human leukocyte antigen class II alleles influence levels of antibodies to the Plasmodium falciparum asexual-stage apical membrane antigen 1 but not to merozoite surface antigen 2 and merozoite surface protein 1.

Johnson AH, Leke RG, Mendell NR, Shon D, Suh YJ, Bomba-Nkolo D, Tchinda V, Kouontchou S, Thuita LW, van der Wel AM, Thomas A, Stowers A, Saul A, Zhou A, Taylor DW, Quakyi IA.

Infect Immun. 2004 May;72(5):2762-71.


Malaria-associated cytokine changes in the placenta of women with pre-term deliveries in Yaounde, Cameroon.

Suguitan AL Jr, Cadigan TJ, Nguyen TA, Zhou A, Leke RJ, Metenou S, Thuita L, Megnekou R, Fogako J, Leke RG, Taylor DW.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Dec;69(6):574-81.


Changes in the levels of chemokines and cytokines in the placentas of women with Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Suguitan AL Jr, Leke RG, Fouda G, Zhou A, Thuita L, Metenou S, Fogako J, Megnekou R, Taylor DW.

J Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 1;188(7):1074-82. Epub 2003 Sep 23.


Extensive multiple test centre evaluation of the VecTest malaria antigen panel assay.

Ryan JR, Davé K, Collins KM, Hochberg L, Sattabongkot J, Coleman RE, Dunton RF, Bangs MJ, Mbogo CM, Cooper RD, Schoeler GB, Rubio-Palis Y, Magris M, Romer LI, Padilla N, Quakyi IA, Bigoga J, Leke RG, Akinpelu O, Evans B, Walsey M, Patterson P, Wirtz RA, Chan AS.

Med Vet Entomol. 2002 Sep;16(3):321-7.


The state of immunology in Africa: HIV/AIDS and malaria.

Leke RG.

Curr Opin Immunol. 2001 Oct;13(5):523-7. Review.


The epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in two Cameroonian villages: Simbok and Etoa.

Quakyi IA, Leke RG, Befidi-Mengue R, Tsafack M, Bomba-Nkolo D, Manga L, Tchinda V, Njeungue E, Kouontchou S, Fogako J, Nyonglema P, Harun LT, Djokam R, Sama G, Eno A, Megnekou R, Metenou S, Ndountse L, Same-Ekobo A, Alake G, Meli J, Ngu J, Tietche F, Lohoue J, Mvondo JL, Wansi E, Leke R, Folefack A, Bigoga J, Bomba-Nkolo C, Titanji V, Walker-Abbey A, Hickey MA, Johnson AH, Taylor DW.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Nov-Dec;63(5-6):222-30. Erratum in: Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Mar;68(3):266. Ndoutse, L [corrected to Ndountse, L].


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