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High failure rates of protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral treatment in rural Tanzania - A prospective cohort study.

Bircher RE, Ntamatungiro AJ, Glass TR, Mnzava D, Nyuri A, Mapesi H, Paris DH, Battegay M, Klimkait T, Weisser M; KIULARCO study group.

PLoS One. 2020 Jan 13;15(1):e0227600. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227600. eCollection 2020.


Challenges in diagnosing scrub typhus among hospitalized patients with undifferentiated fever at a national tertiary hospital in northern Vietnam.

Katoh S, Cuong NC, Hamaguchi S, Thuy PT, Cuong DD, Anh LK, Anh NTH, Anh DD, Sando E, Suzuki M, Fujita H, Yasunami M, Yoshihara K, Yoshida LM, Paris DH, Ariyoshi K.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Dec 5;13(12):e0007928. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007928. eCollection 2019 Dec.


Non-Communicable Diseases on the Rise in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Underappreciated Threat of a Dual Disease Burden.

Mapesi H, Paris DH.

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2019 Nov;108(15):997-1005. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a003354. Review. English, German.


Cardiovascular diseases risk factors among recently arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland.

Chernet A, Probst-Hensch N, Sydow V, Paris DH, Neumayr A, Labhardt ND.

BMC Res Notes. 2019 Oct 21;12(1):668. doi: 10.1186/s13104-019-4715-0.


Prevalence and management of drug-drug interactions with antiretroviral treatment in 2069 people living with HIV in rural Tanzania: a prospective cohort study.

Schlaeppi C, Vanobberghen F, Sikalengo G, Glass TR, Ndege RC, Foe G, Kuemmerle A, Paris DH, Battegay M, Marzolini C, Weisser M; Kilombero and Ulanga Antiretroviral Cohort (KIULARCO) study group.

HIV Med. 2020 Jan;21(1):53-63. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12801. Epub 2019 Sep 18.


Prospects and strategies for malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: a qualitative study.

Kaehler N, Adhikari B, Cheah PY, von Seidlein L, Day NPJ, Paris DH, Tanner M, Pell C.

Malar J. 2019 Jun 20;18(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2835-6.


Seroprotection rates of vaccine-preventable diseases among newly arrived Eritrean asylum seekers in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study.

Staehelin C, Chernet A, Sydow V, Piso RJ, Suter-Riniker F, Funez S, Nickel B, Paris DH, Labhardt ND.

J Travel Med. 2019 Sep 2;26(6). pii: taz035. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taz035.


Sonography to Rule Out Tuberculosis in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Prospective Observational Study.

Ndege R, Weisser M, Elzi L, Diggelmann F, Bani F, Gingo W, Sikalengo G, Mapesi H, Mchomvu E, Kamwela L, Mnzava D, Battegay M, Reither K, Paris DH, Rohacek M.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 25;6(4):ofz154. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz154. eCollection 2019 Apr.


A blind passenger: a rare case of documented seroconversion in an Angiostrongylus cantonensis induced eosinophilic meningitis in a traveler visiting friends and relatives.

Brummaier T, Bertschy S, Arn K, Treumann T, Ruf MT, Nickel B, Paris DH, Neumayr A, Blum J.

Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines. 2019 Apr 15;5:6. doi: 10.1186/s40794-019-0084-x. eCollection 2019.


Age-related comorbidities and mortality in people living with HIV in rural Tanzania.

Albrecht S, Franzeck FC, Mapesi H, Hatz C, Kalinjuma AV, Glass TR, Mnzava D, Letang E, Paris DH, Battegay M, Weisser M; KIULARCO Study Group.

AIDS. 2019 May 1;33(6):1031-1041. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002171.


Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Children Hospitalized With Scrub Typhus in an Area of Endemicity.

Wangrangsimakul T, Greer RC, Chanta C, Nedsuwan S, Blacksell SD, Day NPJ, Paris DH.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Mar 13. pii: piz014. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piz014. [Epub ahead of print]


Determination of Optimal Diagnostic Cut-Offs for the Naval Medical Research Center Scrub Typhus IgM ELISA in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Phanichkrivalkosil M, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Jintaworn S, Kantipong P, Laongnualpanich A, Chierakul W, Paris DH, Richards AL, Wangrangsimakul T, Day NPJ, Blacksell SD.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 May;100(5):1134-1140. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0675.


A prospective cohort for the investigation of alteration in temporal transcriptional and microbiome trajectories preceding preterm birth: a study protocol.

Brummaier T, Syed Ahamed Kabeer B, Lindow S, Konje JC, Pukrittayaamee S, Utzinger J, Toufiq M, Antoniou A, Marr AK, Suriyakan S, Kino T, Al Khodor S, Terranegra A, Nosten F, Paris DH, McGready R, Chaussabel D.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 15;9(1):e023417. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023417.


Diagnoses made in an Emergency Department in rural sub-Saharan Africa.

Mchomvu E, Mbunda G, Simon N, Kitila F, Temba Y, Msumba I, Namamba J, Kilindimo S, Mgubike H, Gingo W, Hatz C, Paris DH, Weisser M, Rohacek M.

Swiss Med Wkly. 2019 Feb 4;149:w20018. doi: 10.4414/smw.2019.20018. eCollection 2019 Jan 28.


Diagnosis of Murine Typhus by Serology in Peninsular Malaysia: A Case Report Where Rickettsial Illnesses, Leptospirosis and Dengue Co-Circulate.

Yuhana Y, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Sujariyakul P, Sonthayanon P, Chotivanich K, Paris DH, Pukrittayakamee S, Blacksell SD, Hanboonkunupakarn B.

Trop Med Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 31;4(1). pii: E23. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed4010023.


Heart diseases and echocardiography in rural Tanzania: Occurrence, characteristics, and etiologies of underappreciated cardiac pathologies.

Raphael DM, Roos L, Myovela V, Mchomvu E, Namamba J, Kilindimo S, Gingo W, Hatz C, Paris DH, Weisser M, Kobza R, Rohacek M.

PLoS One. 2018 Dec 26;13(12):e0208931. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208931. eCollection 2018.


Geometric morphometrics of the scutum for differentiation of trombiculid mites within the genus Walchia (Acariformes: Prostigmata: Trombiculidae), a probable vector of scrub typhus.

Sungvornyothin S, Kumlert R, Paris DH, Prasartvit A, Sonthayanon P, Apiwathnasorn C, Morand S, Stekolnikov AA, Sumruayphol S.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2019 Feb;10(2):495-503. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.11.013. Epub 2018 Nov 16.


Ticks and tick-borne infections in Asia: Implications for travellers.

Paris DH, Neumayr A.

Travel Med Infect Dis. 2018 Nov - Dec;26:3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.11.009. Epub 2018 Nov 14. No abstract available.


The promise, problems and pitfalls of mass drug administration for malaria elimination: a qualitative study with scientists and policymakers.

Kaehler N, Adhikari B, Cheah PY, Day NPJ, Paris DH, Tanner M, Pell C.

Int Health. 2019 May 1;11(3):166-176. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihy079.


Case Report: Concurrent Sympatric Scrub Typhus and Japanese Spotted Fever in Japan.

Sando E, Oshikawa Y, Tanaka A, Katoh S, Taira M, Ogawa T, Fujita H, Yaegashi M, Paris DH, Ariyoshi K.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Dec;99(6):1386-1389. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0258.


Novel high-throughput screening method using quantitative PCR to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility of Orientia tsutsugamushi clinical isolates.

Phuklia W, Panyanivong P, Sengdetka D, Sonthayanon P, Newton PN, Paris DH, Day NPJ, Dittrich S.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019 Jan 1;74(1):74-81. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky402.


Diagnostic Accuracy of the InBios Scrub Typhus Detect™ ELISA for the Detection of IgM Antibodies in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Blacksell SD, Kingston HWF, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Phanichkrivalkosil M, Hossain M, Hossain A, Ghose A, Leopold SJ, Dondorp AM, Day NPJ, Paris DH.

Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 1;3(3). pii: E95. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed3030095.


Performance of the point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen (POC-CCA) urine cassette test for follow-up after treatment of S. mansoni infection in Eritrean refugees.

Neumayr A, Chernet A, Sydow V, Kling K, Kuenzli E, Marti H, Paris DH, Nickel B, Labhardt ND.

Travel Med Infect Dis. 2019 Mar - Apr;28:59-63. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.09.004. Epub 2018 Sep 17.


Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra assay for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children: a multicentre comparative accuracy study.

Sabi I, Rachow A, Mapamba D, Clowes P, Ntinginya NE, Sasamalo M, Kamwela L, Haraka F, Hoelscher M, Paris DH, Saathoff E, Reither K.

J Infect. 2018 Oct;77(4):321-327. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2018.07.002. Epub 2018 Jul 20.


A Prospective, Open-label, Randomized Trial of Doxycycline Versus Azithromycin for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Murine Typhus.

Newton PN, Keolouangkhot V, Lee SJ, Choumlivong K, Sisouphone S, Choumlivong K, Vongsouvath M, Mayxay M, Chansamouth V, Davong V, Phommasone K, Sirisouk J, Blacksell SD, Nawtaisong P, Moore CE, Castonguay-Vanier J, Dittrich S, Rattanavong S, Chang K, Darasavath C, Rattanavong O, Paris DH, Phetsouvanh R.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 15;68(5):738-747. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy563.


Causes of acute undifferentiated fever and the utility of biomarkers in Chiangrai, northern Thailand.

Wangrangsimakul T, Althaus T, Mukaka M, Kantipong P, Wuthiekanun V, Chierakul W, Blacksell SD, Day NP, Laongnualpanich A, Paris DH.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 May 31;12(5):e0006477. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006477. eCollection 2018 May.


Rickettsial Illnesses as Important Causes of Febrile Illness in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Kingston HW, Hossain M, Leopold S, Anantatat T, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Sinha I, Plewes K, Maude RJ, Chowdhury MAH, Paul S, Uddin RAME, Siddiqui MAN, Zahed AS, Abu Sayeed A, Rahman MH, Barua A, Uddin MJ, Sattar MA, Dondorp AM, Blacksell SD, Day NPJ, Ghose A, Hossain A, Paris DH.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Apr;24(4). doi: 10.3201/eid2404.170190.


Liposomal amphotericin B treatment of Old World cutaneous and mucosal leishmaniasis: A literature review.

Mosimann V, Neumayr A, Paris DH, Blum J.

Acta Trop. 2018 Jun;182:246-250. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.03.016. Epub 2018 Mar 14. Review.


Characterization of the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) scrub typhus model: Susceptibility to intradermal challenge with the human pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi Karp.

Sunyakumthorn P, Somponpun SJ, Im-Erbsin R, Anantatat T, Jenjaroen K, Dunachie SJ, Lombardini ED, Burke RL, Blacksell SD, Jones JW, Mason CJ, Richards AL, Day NPJ, Paris DH.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Mar 9;12(3):e0006305. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006305. eCollection 2018 Mar.


Autofluorescence microscopy for paired-matched morphological and molecular identification of individual chigger mites (Acari: Trombiculidae), the vectors of scrub typhus.

Kumlert R, Chaisiri K, Anantatat T, Stekolnikov AA, Morand S, Prasartvit A, Makepeace BL, Sungvornyothin S, Paris DH.

PLoS One. 2018 Mar 1;13(3):e0193163. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193163. eCollection 2018.


Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and intramuscular vitamin D3 supplementation among Eritrean migrants recently arrived in Switzerland.

Chernet A, Hensch NP, Kling K, Sydow V, Hatz C, Paris DH, Rentsch K, Nickel B, Neumayr A, Labhardt ND.

Swiss Med Wkly. 2017 Dec 27;147:w14568. doi: 10.4414/smw.2017.14568. eCollection 2017.


Prevalence rates of six selected infectious diseases among African migrants and refugees: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Chernet A, Utzinger J, Sydow V, Probst-Hensch N, Paris DH, Labhardt ND, Neumayr A.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Apr;37(4):605-619. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3126-1. Epub 2017 Oct 28. Review.


Estimating the burden of scrub typhus: A systematic review.

Bonell A, Lubell Y, Newton PN, Crump JA, Paris DH.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Sep 25;11(9):e0005838. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005838. eCollection 2017 Sep. Review.


Strong interferon-gamma mediated cellular immunity to scrub typhus demonstrated using a novel whole cell antigen ELISpot assay in rhesus macaques and humans.

Sumonwiriya M, Paris DH, Sunyakumthorn P, Anantatat T, Jenjaroen K, Chumseng S, Im-Erbsin R, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Jintaworn S, Blacksell SD, Chowdhury FR, Kronsteiner B, Teparrukkul P, Burke RL, Lombardini ED, Richards AL, Mason CJ, Jones JW, Day NPJ, Dunachie SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Sep 11;11(9):e0005846. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005846. eCollection 2017 Sep.


Artemether-Lumefantrine Treatment Failure in Nonimmune European Travelers With Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: Do We Need to Reconsider Dosing in Patients From Nonendemic Regions?

Neumayr A, Paris DH, Genton B, Hatz C.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 May 15;64(10):1466-1467. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix262. No abstract available.


Endemic Scrub Typhus in South America.

Weitzel T, Dittrich S, López J, Phuklia W, Martinez-Valdebenito C, Velásquez K, Blacksell SD, Paris DH, Abarca K.

N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 8;375(10):954-61. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1603657.


Antigenic Relationships among Human Pathogenic Orientia tsutsugamushi Isolates from Thailand.

James SL, Blacksell SD, Nawtaisong P, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Smith DJ, Day NP, Paris DH.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jun 1;10(6):e0004723. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004723. eCollection 2016 Jun.


Correction: The Diversity and Geographical Structure of Orientia tsutsugamushi Strains from Scrub Typhus Patients in Laos.

Phetsouvanh R, Sonthayanon P, Pukrittayakamee S, Paris DH, Newton PN, Feil EJ, Day NP.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May 17;10(5):e0004742. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004742. eCollection 2016 May.


Modelling the Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Biomarker Tests as Compared with Pathogen-Specific Diagnostics in the Management of Undifferentiated Fever in Remote Tropical Settings.

Lubell Y, Althaus T, Blacksell SD, Paris DH, Mayxay M, Pan-Ngum W, White LJ, Day NP, Newton PN.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 30;11(3):e0152420. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152420. eCollection 2016.


Optimal Cutoff and Accuracy of an IgM Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Diagnosis of Acute Scrub Typhus in Northern Thailand: an Alternative Reference Method to the IgM Immunofluorescence Assay.

Blacksell SD, Lim C, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Jintaworn S, Kantipong P, Richards AL, Paris DH, Limmathurotsakul D, Day NPJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jun;54(6):1472-1478. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02744-15. Epub 2016 Mar 23.


Accuracy of commercially available c-reactive protein rapid tests in the context of undifferentiated fevers in rural Laos.

Phommasone K, Althaus T, Souvanthong P, Phakhounthong K, Soyvienvong L, Malapheth P, Mayxay M, Pavlicek RL, Paris DH, Dance D, Newton P, Lubell Y.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 4;16:61. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1360-2.


Revisiting doxycycline in pregnancy and early childhood--time to rebuild its reputation?

Cross R, Ling C, Day NP, McGready R, Paris DH.

Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2016;15(3):367-82. doi: 10.1517/14740338.2016.1133584. Epub 2016 Jan 25. Review.


Diagnostic Accuracy of the InBios Scrub Typhus Detect Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay for the Detection of IgM Antibodies in Northern Thailand.

Blacksell SD, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Nawtaisong P, Kantipong P, Laongnualpanich A, Day NP, Paris DH.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Dec 9;23(2):148-54. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00553-15. Print 2016 Feb.


Leeches as further potential vectors for rickettsial infections.

Slesak G, Inthalath S, Dittrich S, Paris DH, Newton PN.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 1;112(48):E6593-4. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1515229112. Epub 2015 Nov 23. No abstract available.


Performance of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin to distinguish viral from bacterial and malarial causes of fever in Southeast Asia.

Lubell Y, Blacksell SD, Dunachie S, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Althaus T, Watthanaworawit W, Paris DH, Mayxay M, Peto TJ, Dondorp AM, White NJ, Day NP, Nosten F, Newton PN, Turner P.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 11;15:511. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1272-6.


Optimal Cutoff Titers for Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay for Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus.

Lim C, Blacksell SD, Laongnualpanich A, Kantipong P, Day NP, Paris DH, Limmathurotsakul D.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Nov;53(11):3663-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01680-15. Epub 2015 Sep 9.


The Diversity and Geographical Structure of Orientia tsutsugamushi Strains from Scrub Typhus Patients in Laos.

Phetsouvanh R, Sonthayanon P, Pukrittayakamee S, Paris DH, Newton PN, Feil EJ, Day NP.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 28;9(8):e0004024. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004024. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May;10(5):e0004742.


Improved Quantification, Propagation, Purification and Storage of the Obligate Intracellular Human Pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi.

Giengkam S, Blakes A, Utsahajit P, Chaemchuen S, Atwal S, Blacksell SD, Paris DH, Day NP, Salje J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 28;9(8):e0004009. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004009. eCollection 2015.


Increased Nucleosomes and Neutrophil Activation Link to Disease Progression in Patients with Scrub Typhus but Not Murine Typhus in Laos.

Paris DH, Stephan F, Bulder I, Wouters D, van der Poll T, Newton PN, Day NP, Zeerleder S.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 28;9(8):e0003990. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003990. eCollection 2015.

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