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1.

Direct Estimation of Sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum Rapid Diagnostic Test for Active Case Detection in a High-Transmission Community Setting.

Taylor SM, Sumner KM, Freedman B, Mangeni JN, Obala AA, O'Meara WP.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Oct 28. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0558. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31674301
2.

Mosquito exposure and malaria morbidity; a micro-level analysis of household mosquito populations and malaria in a population-based longitudinal cohort in western Kenya.

O'Meara WP, Simmons R, Bullins P, Freedman B, Abel L, Mangeni J, Taylor SM, Obala AA.

J Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 30. pii: jiz561. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz561. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31665350
3.

A mobile health technology platform for quality assurance and quality improvement of malaria diagnosis by community health workers.

Laktabai J, Platt A, Menya D, Turner EL, Aswa D, Kinoti S, O'Meara WP.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 1;13(2):e0191968. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191968. eCollection 2018.

4.

Household beliefs about malaria testing and treatment in Western Kenya: the role of health worker adherence to malaria test results.

Saran I, Maffioli EM, Menya D, O'Meara WP.

Malar J. 2017 Aug 22;16(1):349. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1993-7.

5.

A longitudinal cohort study of malaria exposure and changing serostatus in a malaria endemic area of rural Tanzania.

Simmons RA, Mboera L, Miranda ML, Morris A, Stresman G, Turner EL, Kramer R, Drakeley C, O'Meara WP.

Malar J. 2017 Aug 2;16(1):309. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1945-2.

6.

Use of malaria RDTs in various health contexts across sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review.

Boyce MR, O'Meara WP.

BMC Public Health. 2017 May 18;17(1):470. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4398-1. Review.

7.

Contribution of urinary tract infection to the burden of febrile illnesses in young children in rural Kenya.

Masika WG, O'Meara WP, Holland TL, Armstrong J.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 21;12(3):e0174199. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174199. eCollection 2017.

8.

A retrospective cohort study to quantify the contribution of health systems to child survival in Kenya: 1996-2014.

Anthopolos R, Simmons R, O'Meara WP.

Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 14;7:44309. doi: 10.1038/srep44309.

9.

Overlap Extension Barcoding for the Next Generation Sequencing and Genotyping of Plasmodium falciparum in Individual Patients in Western Kenya.

Levitt B, Obala A, Langdon S, Corcoran D, O'Meara WP, Taylor SM.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 24;7:41108. doi: 10.1038/srep41108.

10.

Changes in Malaria Epidemiology in Africa and New Challenges for Elimination.

Nkumama IN, O'Meara WP, Osier FHA.

Trends Parasitol. 2017 Feb;33(2):128-140. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2016.11.006. Epub 2016 Dec 6. Review.

11.

Multicenter Pivotal Clinical Trial of Urine Malaria Test for Rapid Diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria.

Oyibo WA, Ezeigwe N, Ntadom G, Oladosu OO, Rainwater-Loveth K, O'Meara W, Okpokoro E, Brieger W.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Dec 28;55(1):253-263. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01431-16. Print 2017 Jan.

12.

Development and validation of a rapid assessment tool for malaria prevention.

Mangeni JN, Menya D, Obala A, Platt A, O'Meara WP.

Malar J. 2016 Nov 8;15(1):544.

13.

Clinical and geographic patterns of rheumatic heart disease in outpatients attending cardiology clinic in western Kenya.

Lumsden RH, Akwanalo C, Chepkwony S, Kithei A, Omollo V, Holland TL, Bloomfield GS, O'Meara WP.

Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;223:228-235. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.08.069. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

PMID:
27541662
14.

Q Fever, Scrub Typhus, and Rickettsial Diseases in Children, Kenya, 2011-2012.

Maina AN, Farris CM, Odhiambo A, Jiang J, Laktabai J, Armstrong J, Holland T, Richards AL, O'Meara WP.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 May;22(5):883-6. doi: 10.3201/eid2205.150953.

15.

"Asymptomatic" Malaria: A Chronic and Debilitating Infection That Should Be Treated.

Chen I, Clarke SE, Gosling R, Hamainza B, Killeen G, Magill A, O'Meara W, Price RN, Riley EM.

PLoS Med. 2016 Jan 19;13(1):e1001942. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001942. eCollection 2016 Jan. Review. No abstract available.

16.

Using pay for performance incentives (P4P) to improve management of suspected malaria fevers in rural Kenya: a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Menya D, Platt A, Manji I, Sang E, Wafula R, Ren J, Cheruiyot O, Armstrong J, Neelon B, O'Meara WP.

BMC Med. 2015 Oct 16;13:268. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0497-y.

17.

Evaluating Spatial Interaction Models for Regional Mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Wesolowski A, O'Meara WP, Eagle N, Tatem AJ, Buckee CO.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Jul 9;11(7):e1004267. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004267. eCollection 2015 Jul.

18.

Etiology of pediatric fever in western Kenya: a case-control study of falciparum malaria, respiratory viruses, and streptococcal pharyngitis.

O'Meara WP, Mott JA, Laktabai J, Wamburu K, Fields B, Armstrong J, Taylor SM, MacIntyre C, Sen R, Menya D, Pan W, Nicholson BP, Woods CW, Holland TL.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 May;92(5):1030-7. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0560. Epub 2015 Mar 9.

19.

Quantifying the impact of accessibility on preventive healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa using mobile phone data.

Wesolowski A, O'Meara WP, Tatem AJ, Ndege S, Eagle N, Buckee CO.

Epidemiology. 2015 Mar;26(2):223-8. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000239.

20.

Intensity-modulated proton therapy for elective nodal irradiation and involved-field radiation in the definitive treatment of locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a dosimetric study.

Kesarwala AH, Ko CJ, Ning H, Xanthopoulos E, Haglund KE, O'Meara WP, Simone CB 2nd, Rengan R.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 May;16(3):237-44. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2014.12.001. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

21.

Heterogeneity in health seeking behaviour for treatment, prevention and urgent care in four districts in western Kenya.

O'Meara WP, Karuru S, Fazen LE, Koech J, Kizito B, Tarus C, Menya D.

Public Health. 2014 Nov;128(11):993-1008. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.08.010. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

PMID:
25443099
22.

High sensitivity and specificity of clinical microscopy in rural health facilities in western Kenya under an external quality assurance program.

Wafula R, Sang E, Cheruiyot O, Aboto A, Menya D, O'Meara WP.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Sep;91(3):481-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0133. Epub 2014 Jun 16.

23.

"Not too far to walk": the influence of distance on place of delivery in a western Kenya health demographic surveillance system.

Mwaliko E, Downing R, O'Meara W, Chelagat D, Obala A, Downing T, Simiyu C, Odhiambo D, Ayuo P, Menya D, Khwa-Otsyula B.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 May 10;14:212. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-212.

24.

High prevalence of malaria parasitemia and anemia among hospitalized children in Rakai, Uganda.

Kiggundu VL, O'Meara WP, Musoke R, Nalugoda FK, Kigozi G, Baghendaghe E, Lutalo T, Achienge MK, Reynolds SJ, Makumbi F, Serwadda D, Gray RH, Wools-Kaloustian KK.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 17;8(12):e82455. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082455. eCollection 2013.

25.

Expanding Access to Malaria Diagnosis through Retail Shops in Western Kenya: What Do Shop Workers Think?

Rusk A, Goodman C, Naanyu V, Koech B, Obala A, O'Meara WP.

Malar Res Treat. 2013;2013:398143. doi: 10.1155/2013/398143. Epub 2013 May 21.

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An innovative pay-for-performance (P4P) strategy for improving malaria management in rural Kenya: protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Menya D, Logedi J, Manji I, Armstrong J, Neelon B, O'Meara WP.

Implement Sci. 2013 May 8;8:48. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-48.

28.

Webuye Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems Baseline Survey of Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Intestinal Protozoa among Children up to Five Years.

Obala AA, Simiyu CJ, Odhiambo DO, Nanyu V, Chege P, Downing R, Mwaliko E, Mwangi AW, Menya D, Chelagat D, Nyamogoba HD, Ayuo PO, O'Meara WP, Twagirumukiza M, Vandenbroek D, Otsyula BB, de Maeseneer J.

J Trop Med. 2013;2013:734562. doi: 10.1155/2013/734562. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

29.

Does anti-malarial drug knowledge predict anti-malarial dispensing practice in drug outlets? A survey of medicine retailers in western Kenya.

Rusk A, Smith N, Menya D, Obala A, Simiyu C, Khwa-Otsyula B, O'Meara W.

Malar J. 2012 Aug 6;11:263. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-263.

30.

Developmental allometry and paediatric malaria.

Billig EM, O'Meara WP, Riley EM, McKenzie FE.

Malar J. 2012 Mar 6;11:64. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-64.

31.

Accessibility, availability and affordability of anti-malarials in a rural district in Kenya after implementation of a national subsidy scheme.

Smith N, Obala A, Simiyu C, Menya D, Khwa-Otsyula B, O'Meara WP.

Malar J. 2011 Oct 26;10:316. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-10-316.

32.

Spatial distribution of bednet coverage under routine distribution through the public health sector in a rural district in Kenya.

O'Meara WP, Smith N, Ekal E, Cole D, Ndege S.

PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e25949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025949. Epub 2011 Oct 12.

33.

Predicted rates of secondary malignancies from proton versus photon radiation therapy for stage I seminoma.

Simone CB 2nd, Kramer K, O'Meara WP, Bekelman JE, Belard A, McDonough J, O'Connell J.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 1;82(1):242-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.11.021. Epub 2011 Jan 13.

34.

Community and facility-level engagement in planning and budgeting for the government health sector--a district perspective from Kenya.

O'Meara WP, Tsofa B, Molyneux S, Goodman C, McKenzie FE.

Health Policy. 2011 Mar;99(3):234-43. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.08.027. Epub 2010 Nov 19.

35.

Changes in the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.

O'Meara WP, Mangeni JN, Steketee R, Greenwood B.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Aug;10(8):545-55. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70096-7. Epub 2010 Jul 14. Review.

PMID:
20637696
36.

Low rate of thoracic toxicity in palliative paraspinal single-fraction stereotactic body radiation therapy.

Gomez DR, Hunt MA, Jackson A, O'Meara WP, Bukanova EN, Zelefsky MJ, Yamada Y, Rosenzweig KE.

Radiother Oncol. 2009 Dec;93(3):414-8. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2009.10.017. Epub 2009 Nov 16.

37.

Malaria vaccine trial endpoints - bridging the gaps between trial design, public health and the next generation of vaccines.

O'Meara WP, Lang T.

Parasite Immunol. 2009 Sep;31(9):574-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3024.2009.01144.x. Review.

38.

The impact of primary health care on malaria morbidity--defining access by disease burden.

O'Meara WP, Noor A, Gatakaa H, Tsofa B, McKenzie FE, Marsh K.

Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Jan;14(1):29-35. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02194.x. Epub 2008 Dec 11.

39.

Effect of a fall in malaria transmission on morbidity and mortality in Kilifi, Kenya.

O'Meara WP, Bejon P, Mwangi TW, Okiro EA, Peshu N, Snow RW, Newton CR, Marsh K.

Lancet. 2008 Nov 1;372(9649):1555-62. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61655-4.

40.

Relationship between exposure, clinical malaria, and age in an area of changing transmission intensity.

O'Meara WP, Mwangi TW, Williams TN, McKenzie FE, Snow RW, Marsh K.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Aug;79(2):185-91.

41.

Strain theory of malaria: the first 50 years.

McKenzie FE, Smith DL, O'Meara WP, Riley EM.

Adv Parasitol. 2008;66:1-46. doi: 10.1016/S0065-308X(08)00201-7. Review.

42.

Pilot assessment of the sensitivity of the malaria thin film.

Ohrt C, O'Meara WP, Remich S, McEvoy P, Ogutu B, Mtalib R, Odera JS.

Malar J. 2008 Jan 28;7:22. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-7-22.

43.

Leptomeningeal metastasis.

O'Meara WP, Borkar SA, Stambuk HE, Lymberis SC.

Curr Probl Cancer. 2007 Nov-Dec;31(6):367-424. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
18035183
44.

Parasite prevalence: a static measure of dynamic infections.

O'Meara WP, Collins WE, McKenzie FE.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Aug;77(2):246-9.

45.

Establishing a malaria diagnostics centre of excellence in Kisumu, Kenya.

Ohrt C, Obare P, Nanakorn A, Adhiambo C, Awuondo K, O'Meara WP, Remich S, Martin K, Cook E, Chretien JP, Lucas C, Osoga J, McEvoy P, Owaga ML, Odera JS, Ogutu B.

Malar J. 2007 Jun 12;6:79.

46.

Concurrent chemotherapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy for locoregionally advanced laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers.

Lee NY, O'Meara W, Chan K, Della-Bianca C, Mechalakos JG, Zhung J, Wolden SL, Narayana A, Kraus D, Shah JP, Pfister DG.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Oct 1;69(2):459-68. Epub 2007 May 9.

PMID:
17493769
47.

Malaria vaccine efficacy: the difficulty of detecting and diagnosing malaria.

O'Meara WP, Hall BF, McKenzie FE.

Malar J. 2007 Mar 26;6:36. Review.

48.

Gametocytemia in Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum infections.

Mckenzie FE, Wongsrichanalai C, Magill AJ, Forney JR, Permpanich B, Lucas C, Erhart LM, O'Meara WP, Smith DL, Sirichaisinthop J, Gasser RA Jr.

J Parasitol. 2006 Dec;92(6):1281-5.

49.

Reader technique as a source of variability in determining malaria parasite density by microscopy.

O'Meara WP, Barcus M, Wongsrichanalai C, Muth S, Maguire JD, Jordan RG, Prescott WR, McKenzie FE.

Malar J. 2006 Dec 12;5:118.

50.

Production and validation of durable, high quality standardized malaria microscopy slides for teaching, testing and quality assurance during an era of declining diagnostic proficiency.

Maguire JD, Lederman ER, Barcus MJ, O'Meara WA, Jordon RG, Duong S, Muth S, Sismadi P, Bangs MJ, Prescott WR, Baird JK, Wongsrichanalai C.

Malar J. 2006 Oct 25;5:92.

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