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1.

Field Validation of Limiting-Antigen Avidity Enzyme Immunoassay to Estimate HIV-1 Incidence in Cross-Sectional Survey in Swaziland.

Duong YT, Dobbs T, Mavengere Y, Manjengwa J, Rottinghaus E, Saito S, Bock N, Philip N, Justman J, Bicego G, Nkengasong JN, Parekh BS.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2019 Aug 15. doi: 10.1089/AID.2018.0284. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31204867
2.

Public health priorities for China-Africa cooperation.

Gao GF, Nkengasong JN.

Lancet Public Health. 2019 Apr;4(4):e177-e178. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30037-4. No abstract available.

3.

How Africa can quell the next disease outbreaks.

Nkengasong JN.

Nature. 2019 Mar;567(7747):147. doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-00789-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
30858557
4.

Importance of diagnostics in epidemic and pandemic preparedness.

Kelly-Cirino CD, Nkengasong J, Kettler H, Tongio I, Gay-Andrieu F, Escadafal C, Piot P, Peeling RW, Gadde R, Boehme C.

BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Jan 29;4(Suppl 2):e001179. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001179. eCollection 2019.

5.

Role of public-private partnerships in achieving UNAIDS HIV treatment targets.

Shrivastava R, Fonjungo PN, Kebede Y, Bhimaraj R, Zavahir S, Mwangi C, Gadde R, Alexander H, Riley PL, Kim A, Nkengasong JN.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Jan 18;19(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3744-z.

6.

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention's framework for antimicrobial resistance control in Africa.

Varma JK, Oppong-Otoo J, Ondoa P, Perovic O, Park BJ, Laxminarayan R, Peeling RW, Schultsz C, Li H, Ihekweazu C, Sall AA, Jaw B, Nkengasong JN.

Afr J Lab Med. 2018 Dec 6;7(2):830. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v7i2.830. eCollection 2018. No abstract available.

7.

Diagnosis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.

Parekh BS, Ou CY, Fonjungo PN, Kalou MB, Rottinghaus E, Puren A, Alexander H, Hurlston Cox M, Nkengasong JN.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2018 Nov 28;32(1). pii: e00064-18. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00064-18. Print 2019 Jan. Review.

PMID:
30487166
9.

Evaluation of Specimen Types for Pima CD4 Point-of-Care Testing: Advantages of Fingerstick Blood Collection into an EDTA Microtube.

Kohatsu L, Bolu O, Schmitz ME, Chang K, Lemwayi R, Arnett N, Mwasekaga M, Nkengasong J, Mosha F, Westerman LE.

PLoS One. 2018 Aug 23;13(8):e0202018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202018. eCollection 2018.

10.

Laboratory medicine in Africa since 2008: then, now, and the future.

Nkengasong JN, Mbopi-Keou FX, Peeling RW, Yao K, Zeh CE, Schneidman M, Gadde R, Abimiku A, Onyebujoh P, Birx D, Hader S.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Nov;18(11):e362-e367. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30120-8. Epub 2018 Jul 3. Review.

PMID:
29980383
11.

Detection of minority drug resistant mutations in Malawian HIV-1 subtype C-positive patients initiating and on first-line antiretroviral therapy.

Zhou Z, Tang K, Zhang G, Wadonda-Kabondo N, Moyo K, Rowe LA, DeVos JR, Wagar N, Zheng DP, Guo H, Nkengasong J, Frace M, Sammons S, Yang C.

Afr J Lab Med. 2018 May 30;7(1):708. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v7i1.708. eCollection 2018.

12.

Response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Nkengasong JN, Onyebujoh P.

Lancet. 2018 Jun 16;391(10138):2395-2398. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31326-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
29916371
13.

Laboratory medicine in low-income and middle-income countries: progress and challenges.

Nkengasong JN, Yao K, Onyebujoh P.

Lancet. 2018 May 12;391(10133):1873-1875. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30308-8. Epub 2018 Mar 15. No abstract available.

14.

Building Cross-Country Networks for Laboratory Capacity and Improvement.

Schneidman M, Matu M, Nkengasong J, Githui W, Kalyesubula-Kibuuka S, Silva KA.

Clin Lab Med. 2018 Mar;38(1):119-130. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2017.10.009. Review.

PMID:
29412876
15.

Realizing the potential of routine viral load testing in sub-Saharan Africa.

El-Sadr WM, Rabkin M, Nkengasong J, Birx DL.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Nov;20 Suppl 7. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25010. No abstract available.

16.

A new public health order for Africa's health security.

Nkengasong J, Djoudalbaye B, Maiyegun O.

Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Nov;5(11):e1064-e1065. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30363-7. No abstract available.

17.

Improving Laboratory Efficiency in the Caribbean to Attain the World Health Organization HIV Treat All Recommendations.

Alemnji G, Chase M, Branch S, Guevara G, Nkengasong J, Albalak R.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2018 Feb;34(2):132-139. doi: 10.1089/AID.2017.0158. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

PMID:
28967269
18.

Development and implementation of the Caribbean Laboratory Quality Management Systems Stepwise Improvement Process (LQMS-SIP) Towards Accreditation.

Alemnji G, Edghill L, Guevara G, Wallace-Sankarsingh S, Albalak R, Cognat S, Nkengasong J, Gabastou JM.

Afr J Lab Med. 2017 Feb 24;6(1):496. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v6i1.496. eCollection 2017.

19.

Building laboratory capacity to combat disease outbreaks in Africa.

Peter T, Keita MS, Nkengasong J.

Afr J Lab Med. 2016 Oct 27;5(3):579. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v5i3.579. eCollection 2016. No abstract available.

20.

A new matrix for scoring the functionality of national laboratory networks in Africa: introducing the LABNET scorecard.

Ondoa P, Datema T, Keita-Sow MS, Ndihokubwayo JB, Isadore J, Oskam L, Nkengasong J, Lewis K.

Afr J Lab Med. 2016 Oct 31;5(3):498. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v5i3.498. eCollection 2016.

21.

The diagnostic-clinical chasm: Work in progress?

Nkengasong JN.

Afr J Lab Med. 2016 Oct 31;5(1):586. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v5i1.586. eCollection 2016. No abstract available.

22.

Laboratory evaluation of the Chembio Dual Path Platform HIV-Syphilis Assay.

Kalou MB, Castro A, Watson A, Jost H, Clay S, Tun Y, Chen C, Karem K, Nkengasong JN, Ballard R, Parekh B.

Afr J Lab Med. 2016 Sep 15;5(1):433. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v5i1.433. eCollection 2016.

23.

Rolling Out Xpert® MTB/RIF for TB Detection in HIV-Infected Populations:An Opportunity for Systems Strengthening.

Pathmanathan I, Date A, Coggin WL, Nkengasong J, Piatek AS, Alexander H.

Afr J Lab Med. 2017 Mar 31;6(2). pii: a460. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v6i2.460.

24.

Evaluation of the performance of Abbott m2000 and Roche COBAS Ampliprep/COBAS Taqman assays for HIV-1 viral load determination using dried blood spots and dried plasma spots in Kenya.

Zeh C, Ndiege K, Inzaule S, Achieng R, Williamson J, Chih-Wei Chang J, Ellenberger D, Nkengasong J.

PLoS One. 2017 Jun 16;12(6):e0179316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179316. eCollection 2017.

25.

Scale-up of Early Infant HIV Diagnosis and Improving Access to Pediatric HIV Care in Global Plan Countries: Past and Future Perspectives.

Essajee S, Bhairavabhotla R, Penazzato M, Kiragu K, Jani I, Carmona S, Rewari B, Kiyaga C, Nkengasong J, Peter T.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 May 1;75 Suppl 1:S51-S58. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001319. Review.

PMID:
28398997
26.

Re-imagining the future of diagnosis of Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Peeling RW, Boeras DI, Nkengasong J.

Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2017 Feb 21;15:271-274. doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2017.02.003. eCollection 2017. Review.

27.

Specimen origin, type and testing laboratory are linked to longer turnaround times for HIV viral load testing in Malawi.

Minchella PA, Chipungu G, Kim AA, Sarr A, Ali H, Mwenda R, Nkengasong JN, Singer D.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 24;12(2):e0173009. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173009. eCollection 2017.

28.

Combatting Global Infectious Diseases: A Network Effect of Specimen Referral Systems.

Fonjungo PN, Alemnji GA, Kebede Y, Opio A, Mwangi C, Spira TJ, Beard RS, Nkengasong JN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 15;64(6):796-803. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw817.

PMID:
28200031
29.

Establishing the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention: responding to Africa's health threats.

Nkengasong JN, Maiyegun O, Moeti M.

Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Mar;5(3):e246-e247. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30025-6. Epub 2017 Jan 18. No abstract available.

30.

Implementation science: the laboratory as a command centre.

Boeras DI, Nkengasong JN, Peeling RW.

Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2017 Mar;12(2):171-174. doi: 10.1097/COH.0000000000000349. Review.

PMID:
28079592
31.

Improving laboratory efficiencies to scale-up HIV viral load testing.

Alemnji G, Onyebujoh P, Nkengasong JN.

Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2017 Mar;12(2):165-170. doi: 10.1097/COH.0000000000000346. Review.

PMID:
28059956
32.

Progress with Scale-Up of HIV Viral Load Monitoring - Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries, January 2015-June 2016.

Lecher S, Williams J, Fonjungo PN, Kim AA, Ellenberger D, Zhang G, Toure CA, Agolory S, Appiah-Pippim G, Beard S, Borget MY, Carmona S, Chipungu G, Diallo K, Downer M, Edgil D, Haberman H, Hurlston M, Jadzak S, Kiyaga C, MacLeod W, Makumb B, Muttai H, Mwangi C, Mwangi JW, Mwasekaga M, Naluguza M, Ng'Ang'A LW, Nguyen S, Sawadogo S, Sleeman K, Stevens W, Kuritsky J, Hader S, Nkengasong J.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Dec 2;65(47):1332-1335. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6547a2.

33.

Early Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Infants - One Caribbean and Six Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2011-2015.

Diallo K, Kim AA, Lecher S, Ellenberger D, Beard RS, Dale H, Hurlston M, Rivadeneira M, Fonjungo PN, Broyles LN, Zhang G, Sleeman K, Nguyen S, Jadczak S, Abiola N, Ewetola R, Muwonga J, Fwamba F, Mwangi C, Naluguza M, Kiyaga C, Ssewanyana I, Varough D, Wysler D, Lowrance D, Louis FJ, Desinor O, Buteau J, Kesner F, Rouzier V, Segaren N, Lewis T, Sarr A, Chipungu G, Gupta S, Singer D, Mwenda R, Kapoteza H, Chipeta Z, Knight N, Carmona S, MacLeod W, Sherman G, Pillay Y, Ndongmo CB, Mugisa B, Mwila A, McAuley J, Chipimo PJ, Kaonga W, Nsofwa D, Nsama D, Mwamba FZ, Moyo C, Phiri C, Borget MY, Ya-Kouadio L, Kouame A, Adje-Toure CA, Nkengasong J.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Nov 25;65(46):1285-1290. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6546a2.

34.

Early antiretroviral therapy initiation: access and equity of viral load testing for HIV treatment monitoring.

Peter T, Ellenberger D, Kim AA, Boeras D, Messele T, Roberts T, Stevens W, Jani I, Abimiku A, Ford N, Katz Z, Nkengasong JN.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Jan;17(1):e26-e29. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30212-2. Epub 2016 Oct 20. Review.

35.

A Proposed Framework for the Implementation of Early Infant Diagnosis Point-of-Care.

Diallo K, Modi S, Hurlston M, Beard RS, Nkengasong JN.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Mar;33(3):203-210. doi: 10.1089/AID.2016.0021. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

36.

HIV testing and human rights: the right to the right test.

Nkengasong JN, Parekh BS, Hader SL.

Lancet HIV. 2016 Oct;3(10):e457-8. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(16)30160-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
27687035
37.

Availability and Use of HIV Monitoring and Early Infant Diagnosis Technologies in WHO Member States in 2011-2013: Analysis of Annual Surveys at the Facility Level.

Habiyambere V, Ford N, Low-Beer D, Nkengasong J, Sands A, Pérez González M, Fernandes P, Milgotina E.

PLoS Med. 2016 Aug 23;13(8):e1002088. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002088. eCollection 2016 Aug.

38.

Improving the Quality of and Access to HIV Rapid Testing in the Caribbean Region: Program Implementation, Outcomes, and Recommendations.

Alemnji G, Guevara G, Parris K, Kalou M, Behel S, Parekh B, Nkengasong J, Albalak R.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2016 Sep;32(9):879-84. doi: 10.1089/AID.2015.0353. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

PMID:
27170101
39.

Improved Specimen-Referral System and Increased Access to Quality Laboratory Services in Ethiopia: The Role of the Public-Private Partnership.

Kebede Y, Fonjungo PN, Tibesso G, Shrivastava R, Nkengasong JN, Kenyon T, Kebede A, Gadde R, Ayana G.

J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15;213 Suppl 2:S59-64. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv576.

40.

Strengthening the Tuberculosis Specimen Referral Network in Uganda: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships.

Joloba M, Mwangi C, Alexander H, Nadunga D, Bwanga F, Modi N, Downing R, Nabasirye A, Adatu FE, Shrivastava R, Gadde R, Nkengasong JN.

J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15;213 Suppl 2:S41-6. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw035.

41.

Importance of Public-Private Partnerships: Strengthening Laboratory Medicine Systems and Clinical Practice in Africa.

Shrivastava R, Gadde R, Nkengasong JN.

J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15;213 Suppl 2:S35-40. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv574.

42.

Molecular Epidemiology and Transmission Dynamics of Recent and Long-Term HIV-1 Infections in Rural Western Kenya.

Zeh C, Inzaule SC, Ondoa P, Nafisa LG, Kasembeli A, Otieno F, Vandenhoudt H, Amornkul PN, Mills LA, Nkengasong JN.

PLoS One. 2016 Feb 12;11(2):e0147436. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147436. eCollection 2016.

43.

Ensuring quality: a key consideration in scaling-up HIV-related point-of-care testing programs.

Fonjungo PN, Osmanov S, Kuritsky J, Ndihokubwayo JB, Bachanas P, Peeling RW, Timperi R, Fine G, Stevens W, Habiyambere V, Nkengasong JN.

AIDS. 2016 May 15;30(8):1317-23. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001031.

44.

Scale-up of HIV Viral Load Monitoring--Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries.

Lecher S, Ellenberger D, Kim AA, Fonjungo PN, Agolory S, Borget MY, Broyles L, Carmona S, Chipungu G, De Cock KM, Deyde V, Downer M, Gupta S, Kaplan JE, Kiyaga C, Knight N, MacLeod W, Makumbi B, Muttai H, Mwangi C, Mwangi JW, Mwasekaga M, Ng'Ang'A LW, Pillay Y, Sarr A, Sawadogo S, Singer D, Stevens W, Toure CA, Nkengasong J.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Nov 27;64(46):1287-90. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6446a3.

45.

Simultaneous Detection of Major Drug Resistance Mutations of HIV-1 Subtype B Viruses from Dried Blood Spot Specimens by Multiplex Allele-Specific Assay.

Zhang G, Cai F, de Rivera IL, Zhou Z, Zhang J, Nkengasong J, Gao F, Yang C.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jan;54(1):220-2. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02833-15. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

46.

Are post-Ebola reconstruction efforts neglecting public health laboratory systems?

Nkengasong JN, Skaggs BA.

Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Nov;3(11):e678. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00159-X. No abstract available.

47.

Access and Quality of HIV-Related Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing in Global Health Programs.

Fonjungo PN, Boeras DI, Zeh C, Alexander H, Parekh BS, Nkengasong JN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 1;62(3):369-374. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ866. Epub 2015 Sep 30. Review.

PMID:
26423384
48.

A meta-analysis of the performance of the Pima™ CD4 for point of care testing.

Scott LE, Campbell J, Westerman L, Kestens L, Vojnov L, Kohastsu L, Nkengasong J, Peter T, Stevens W.

BMC Med. 2015 Jul 25;13:168. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0396-2.

49.

Recalibration of the limiting antigen avidity EIA to determine mean duration of recent infection in divergent HIV-1 subtypes.

Duong YT, Kassanjee R, Welte A, Morgan M, De A, Dobbs T, Rottinghaus E, Nkengasong J, Curlin ME, Kittinunvorakoon C, Raengsakulrach B, Martin M, Choopanya K, Vanichseni S, Jiang Y, Qiu M, Yu H, Hao Y, Shah N, Le LV, Kim AA, Nguyen TA, Ampofo W, Parekh BS.

PLoS One. 2015 Feb 24;10(2):e0114947. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114947. eCollection 2015.

50.

Monitoring the quality of HIV-1 viral load testing through a proficiency testing program using dried tube specimens in resource-limited settings.

Nguyen S, Ramos A, Chang J, Li B, Shanmugam V, Boeras D, Nkengasong JN, Yang C, Ellenberger D.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Apr;53(4):1129-36. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02780-14. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

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