Publications list 2015-2019

Naturally-Acquired Dengue Virus Infections Do Not Reduce Short-Term Survival of Infected Aedes aegypti from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Carrington LB, Nguyen HL, Nguyen NM, Duong TH, Tuan TV, Giang NT, Tuyet NV, Thi DL, Thi LV, Tran CN, Simmons CP.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Jan 5. pii: 14-0499. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25561566

Monitoring Antibiotic Use and Residue in Freshwater Aquaculture for Domestic Use in Vietnam.
Pham DK, Chu J, Do NT, Brose F, Degand G, Delahaut P, De Pauw E, Douny C, Van Nguyen K, Vu TD, Scippo ML, Wertheim HF.
Ecohealth. 2015 Jan 6
PMID:25561382

Genetic architecture of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum.
Miotto O, Amato R, Ashley EA, MacInnis B, Almagro-Garcia J, Amaratunga C, Lim P, Mead D, Oyola SO, Dhorda M, Imwong M, Woodrow C, Manske M, Stalker J, Drury E, Campino S, Amenga-Etego L, Thanh TN, Tran HT, Ringwald P, Bethell D, Nosten F, Phyo AP, Pukrittayakamee S, Chotivanich K, Chuor CM, Nguon C, Suon S, Sreng S, Newton PN, Mayxay M, Khanthavong M, Hongvanthong B, Htut Y, Han KT, Kyaw MP, Faiz MA, Fanello CI, Onyamboko M, Mokuolu OA, Jacob CG, Takala-Harrison S, Plowe CV, Day NP, Dondorp AM, Spencer CC, McVean G, Fairhurst RM, White NJ, Kwiatkowski DP.
Nature Genetics 2015 Jan 19. doi: 10.1038/ng.3189
PMID:25599401

The Hd, Hj, and Hz66 flagella variants of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi modify host responses and cellular interactions.
Schreiber F, Kay S, Frankel G, Clare S, Goulding D, van de Vosse E, van Dissel JT, Strugnell R, Thwaites G, Kingsley RA, Dougan G, Baker S.
Scientific Reports 2015 Jan 22;5:7947. doi: 10.1038/srep07947
PMID:25609312

A new class of highly potent broadly neutralising antibodies isolated from viremic patients infected with dengue virus
Dejnirattisai W, Wongwiwat W, Supasa S, Zhang X, Dai X, Rouvinsky A, Jumnainsong A, Edwards C, Quyen NT, Duangchinda T, Grimes JM, Tsai WY, Lai CY, Wang WK, Malasit P, Farrar J, Simmons CP, Zhou ZH, Rey FA, Mongkolsapaya J, Screaton GR
Nat Immunol. 2015 Feb;16(2):170-7. doi: 10.1038/ni.3058. Epub 2014 Dec 15
PMID:25501631

Workshop on use of intravenous immunoglobulin in hand, foot and mouth disease in southeast Asia.
Chea S, Cheng YB, Chokephaibulkit K, Chotpitayasunondh T, Rogier van Doorn H, Hafy Z, Kawichai S, Liu CC, Nam NT, Ooi MH, Wolbers M, Zeng M.
Emerg Infect Dis 2015;21(1).. doi: 10.3201/eid2101.140992
PMID:25531166

Bartonella Species and Trombiculid Mites of Rats from the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
Hoang Kim Loan, Nguyen Van Cuong, Ratree Takhampunya, Kewalin Klangthong, Lynn Osikowicz, Bach Tuan Kiet, James Campbell, Juliet Bryant, Sommai Promstaporn, Michael Kosoy, Nguyen Van Hoang, Serge Morand, Yannick Chaval, Vo Be Hien, Juan Carrique-Mas
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases January 2015, 15(1): 40-47.DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2014.1604
PMID:25629779

How Important Are Rats As Vectors of Leptospirosis in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam?
Hoang Kim Loan, Nguyen Van Cuong, Ratree Takhampunya, Bach Tuan Kiet, James Campbell, Lac Ngoc Them, Juliet E. Bryant, Bousaraporn Tippayachai, Nguyen Van Hoang, Serge Morand, Vo Be Hien, Juan J. Carrique-Mas
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases January 2015, 15(1): 56-64.. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2014.1613
PMID:25629781

Rodents and Risk in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam: Seroprevalence of Selected Zoonotic Viruses in Rodents and Humans
Nguyen Van Cuong, Juan Carrique-Mas, Hien Vo Be, Nguyen Ngoc An, Ngo Tri Tue, Nguyet Lam Anh, Pham Hong Anh, Nguyen The Phuc, Stephen Baker, Liina Voutilainen, Anne Jääskeläinen, Eili Huhtamo, Mira Utriainen, Tarja Sironen, Antti Vaheri, Heikki Henttonen, Olli Vapalahti, Yannick Chaval, Serge Morand, Juliet E. Bryant
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases January 2015, 15(1): 65-72.DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2014.1603
PMID:25629782

Prevalence and risk factors for carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in household and small-scale chicken farms in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
Trung, Nguyen Vinh; Carrique-Mas, Juan; Hoa, Ngo Thi; Mai, Ho Huynh; Tuyen, Ha Thanh; Campbell, James; Nhung, Nguyen Thi; Nhung, Hoang Ngoc; Minh, Pham Van; Wagenaar, Jaap A.; Hardon, Anita; Hieu, Thai Quoc; Schultsz, Constance
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy March 8, 2015. doi:10.1093/jac/dkv053
PMID:25755000

A Generic Assay for Whole-genome Amplification and Deep Sequencing of Enterovirus A71
Le Van Tan, Nguyen Thi Kim Tuyen, Tran Tan Thanh, Tran Thuy Ngan, Hoang Minh Tu Van, Saraswathy Sabanathan, Tran Thi My Van, Le Thi My Thanh, Lam Anh Nguyet, Jemma L. Geoghegan, Ong Kien Chai, David Perera, Vu Thi Ty Hang, Nguyen Thi Han Ny1, Nguyen To Anh, Do Quang Ha, Phan Tu Qui, Do Chau Viet, Ha Manh Tuan, Kum Thong Wong, Edward C. Holmes, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy Thwaites, and H. Rogier van Doorn
Journal of Virological Methods 2015 Feb 19. pii: S0166-0934(15)00033-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2015.02.011
PMID:25704598

Statistical identifiability and sample size calculations for serial seroepidemiology
Vinh DN, Boni MF
Epidemics doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2015.02.005
PMID:26342240

Diagnosing Rhodococcus equi infections in a high tuberculosis endemic setting, a double challenge
Thuy Le, Cash-Goldwasser S, Phan Vinh Tho, Nguyen Phu Huong Lan, James Campbell, Rogier van Doorn, Nguyen Tien Lam, Nguyen Vu Trung, Dang Tuyet Trinh, Nguyen Van Kinh, Heiman Wertheim
J Clin Microbiol 2015 Jan 28. . doi:10.1128/JCM.02284-14
PMID:25631800

Characterization of hospital and community acquired respiratory syncytial virus in children with severe lower respiratory tract infections in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2010
Tran Anh Tuan, Tran Tan Thanh, Nguyen thi Thanh Hai, Le Binh Bao Tinh, Le thi Ngoc Kim, Lien Anh Ha Do, Nguyen thi Thuy Chinh B’Krong, Nguyen thi Tham, Vu thi Ty Hang, Laura Merson, Jeremy Farrar, Tang Chi Thuong, Menno D de Jong, Constance Schultsz and H Rogier van Doorn
Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2015 Feb 23. doi: 10.1111/irv.12307
PMID:25702707

High levels of contamination and antimicrobial-resistant non-typhoidal Salmonella serovars on pig and poultry farms in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
LTP Tu, NVM. Hoang, NV Cuong, J. Campbell,JE Bryant, NT Hoa, BT Kiet, C. Thompson, , DT Duy,VV. Phat, VB. Hien, G. Thwaites, S. Baker and JJ Carrique-Mas
Epidemiology and Infection 2015 January. doi:10.1017/S0950268815000102
PMID:25778282

Population susceptibility to a variant swine-origin influenza virus A(H3N2) in Vietnam, 2011–2012
LNM Hoa, JE Bryant, M. Choisy, LA. Nguyet, NT Bao, NH Trang, NTK Chuc, TK. Toan, T. Saito, N. Takemae, P. Horby, H. Wertheim and A. Fox
Epidemiology and Infection 2015 March. doi:10.1017/S0950268815000187
PMID:25761949

LTA4H Genotype Is Associated with Susceptibility to Bacterial Meningitis but Is Not a Critical Determinant of Outcome.
Dunstan SJ, Tram TT, Thwaites GE, Chau TT, Phu NH, Hien TT, Farrar JJ, Wolbers M, Mai NT.
PLOS one Mar 23;10(3):e0118789. doi: 10.1371
PMID:25799317

A Prospective Multi-Center Observational Study of Children Hospitalized with Diarrhea in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Corinne N. Thompson, My Vu Tra Phan, Nguyen Van Minh Hoang, Pham Van Minh,Nguyen Thanh Vinh, Cao Thu Thuy, Tran Thi Thu Nga, Maia A. Rabaa, Pham Thanh Duy, Tran Thi Ngoc Dung, Voong Vinh Phat, Tran Vu Thieu Nga, Le Thi Phuong Tu, Ha Thanh, Tuyen, Keisuke Yoshihara, Claire Jenkins, Vu Thuy Duong, Hoang Le Phuc, Pham Thi Ngoc, Tuyet, Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Ha Vinh, Nguyen Tran Chinh, Tang Chi Thuong, Ha Manh, Tuan, Tran Tinh Hien, James I. Campbell, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy Thwaites, and Stephen Baker
Am J Trop Med Hyg March 23, 2015; doi:10.4269/ajtmh.14-0655.
PMID:25802437

Comparative susceptibility of Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti to dengue virus infection following human viremic blood-feeding: implications for public health.
Whitehorn J, Kien DT, Nguyen NM, Nguyen HL, Kyrylos PP, Carrington LB, Bich Tran CN, Quyen NT, Thi LV, Thi DL, Truong NT, Luong TT, Nguyen CV, Wills B, Wolbers M, Simmons CP.
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2015 Mar 17. pii: jiv173. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25784733

Epidemiology and virology of acute respiratory infections during the first year of life: a birth cohort study in Vietnam.
Anders KL, Nguyen HL, Nguyen NM, Van Thuy NT, Hong Van NT, Hieu NT, Hong Tham NT, Thanh Ha PT, Lien le B, Vinh Chau NV, Ty Hang VT, van Doorn HR, Simmons CP.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Apr;34(4):361-70. doi: 10.1097
PMID:25674708

Households as foci for dengue transmission in highly urban Vietnam.
Anders KL, Nga le H, Thuy NT, Ngoc TV, Tam CT, Tai LT, Truong NT, Duyen HT, Trung VT, Kien DT, Wolbers M, Wills B, Chau NV, Tho ND, Simmons CP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Feb 13;9(2):e0003528. doi: 10.1371
PMID:25680106

Modeling the impact on virus transmission of Wolbachia-mediated blocking of dengue virus infection of Aedes aegypti.
Ferguson NM, Hue Kien DT, Clapham H, Aguas R, Trung VT, Bich Chau TN, Popovici J, Ryan PA, O’Neill SL, McGraw EA, Long VT, Dui le T, Nguyen HL, Vinh Chau NV, Wills B, Simmons CP.
Science Translational Medicine 2015 Mar 18;7(279):279ra37. doi: 10.1126
PMID:25787763

A pregnant woman with acute cardiorespiratory failure: dengue myocarditis
Thuy Duong Bich, Oanh Kieu Nguyet Pham, Duong Ha Thi Hai, Nguyet Minh Nguyen, Hao Nguyen Van, Trung Dinh The, Bridget Wills, Sophie Yacoub
Lancet – Case Report Vol 385 March 28, 2015
PMID:no PMID number

Sensitivity and specificity of a novel classifier for the early diagnosis of dengue.
Tuan NM, Nhan HT, Chau NV, Hung NT, Tuan HM, Tram TV, Ha Nle D, Loi P, Quang HK, Kien DT, Hubbard S, Chau TN, Wills B, Wolbers M, Simmons CP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Apr 2;9(4):e0003638. doi: 10.1371
PMID:25836753

The epidemiology and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infancy in southern Vietnam: a birth cohort study.
Anders KL, Thompson CN, Thuy NT, Nguyet NM, Tu LT, Dung TT, Phat VV, Van NT, Hieu NT, Tham NT, Ha PT, Lien LB, Chau NV, Baker S, Simmons CP
Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 23. pii: S1201-9712(15)00074-0. doi: 10.1016
PMID:25813553

Extensive capsule locus variation and large-scale genomic recombination within the Klebsiella pneumoniae clonal group 258.
Wyres KL, Gorrie C, Edwards DJ, Wertheim HF, Hsu LY, Van Kinh N, Zadoks R, Baker S, Holt KE
Genome Biol Evol 2015 Apr 10. pii: evv062. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25861820

Evaluating Clinical Trial Designs for Investigational Treatments of Ebola Virus Disease
Cooper BS, Boni MF, Pan-Ngum W, Day NP, Horby PW, Olliaro P, Lang T, White NJ, White LJ, Whitehead J.
PLoS Med Apr 14;12(4):e1001815. doi: 10.137
PMID:25874579

The changing epidemiology of dengue in China, 1990-2014: a descriptive analysis of 25 years of nationwide surveillance data
Shengjie Lai, Zhuojie Huang, Hang Zhou, Katherine L Anders, T Alex Perkins, Wenwu Yin, Yu Li, Di Mu, Qiulan Chen, Zike Zhang, Yanzi Qiu, Liping Wang, Honglong Zhang, Linjia Zeng, Xiang Ren, Mengjie Geng, Zhongjie Li, Andrew J Tatem, Simon I Hay and Hongjie Yu
BMC Medicine doi:10.1186/s12916-015-0336-1
PMID:25925417

Dengue in Adults Admitted to a Referral Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Taylor WR, Fox A, Pham KT, Le HN, Tran NT, Tran GV, Nguyen BT, Nguyen MV, Nguyen LT, Yacoub S, Nguyen HT, Nguyen HH, Nguyen HD, Wertheim H, Horby P, Farrar J, Trinh LT, Nguyen KV.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Apr 27. pii: 14-0472. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25918201

Typhoid carriage in the gallbladder.
Basnyat B, Baker S.
Lancet 2015 Apr 16. pii: S0140-6736(15)60029-0. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60029-0
PMID:25892678

Prospective evaluation of GeneXpert for the diagnosis of HIV- negative pediatric TB cases.
Giang do C, Duong TN, Ha DT, Nhan HT, Wolbers M, Nhu NT, Heemskerk D, Quang ND, Phuong DT, Hang PT, Loc TH, Lan NT, Dung NH, Farrar J, Caws M.
BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 18;15(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0814-2.
PMID:25888462

Viral aetiology of acute respiratory infections among children and associated meteorological factors in southern China.
Cui B, Zhang D, Pan H, Zhang F, Farrar J, Law F, van Doorn HR, Wu B, Ba-Thein W.
BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 13;15(1):124. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0863-6.
PMID:25884513

The Prevalence of Mixed Helicobacter pylori Infections in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Subjects in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Kibria KM, Hossain ME, Sultana J, Sarker SA, Bardhan PK, Rahman M, Nahar S.
Helicobacter 2015 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/hel.12213. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25827337

Still defining optimal primaquine therapy against relapse after 63 years of continuous use.
Baird JK
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 30. pii: S1477-8939(15)00077-0. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2015.04.006. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25971961

Phylogeographical analysis of the dominant multidrug-resistant H58 clade of Salmonella Typhi identifies inter- and intracontinental transmission events.
Wong VK, Baker S, Pickard DJ, Parkhill J, Page AJ, Feasey NA, Kingsley RA, Thomson NR, Keane JA, Weill FX, Edwards DJ, Hawkey J, Harris SR, Mather AE, Cain AK, Hadfield J, Hart PJ, Thieu NT, Klemm EJ, Glinos DA, Breiman RF, Watson CH, Kariuki S, Gordon MA, Heyderman RS, Okoro C, Jacobs J, Lunguya O, Edmunds WJ, Msefula C, Chabalgoity JA, Kama M, Jenkins K, Dutta S, Marks F, Campos J, Thompson C, Obaro S, MacLennan CA, Dolecek C, Keddy KH, Smith AM, Parry CM, Karkey A, Mulholland EK, Campbell JI, Dongol S, Basnyat B, Dufour M, Bandaranayake D, Naseri TT, Singh SP, Hatta M, Newton P, Onsare RS, Isaia L, Dance D, Davong V, Thwaites G, Wijedoru L, Crump JA, De Pinna E, Nair S, Nilles EJ, Thanh DP, Turner P, Soeng S, Valcanis M, Powling J, Dimovski K, Hogg G, Farrar J, Holt KE, Dougan G.
Nature Genetics 2015 May 11. doi: 10.1038/ng.3281. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25961941

Intercontinental dissemination of azithromycin-resistant shigellosis through sexual transmission: a cross-sectional study.
Baker KS, Dallman TJ, Ashton PM, Day M, Hughes G, Crook PD, Gilbart VL, Zittermann S, Allen VG, Howden BP, Tomita T, Valcanis M, Harris SR, Connor TR, Sintchenko V, Howard P, Brown JD, Petty NK, Gouali M, Thanh DP, Keddy KH, Smith AM, Talukder KA, Faruque SM, Parkhill J, Baker S, Weill FX, Jenkins C, Thomson NR.
Lancet Infect Dis 2015 Apr 27. pii: S1473-3099(15)00002-X. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00002-X. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25936611

Genomic signatures of human and animal disease in the zoonotic pathogen Streptococcus suis
Weinert LA, Chaudhuri RR, Wang J, Peters SE, Corander J, Jombart T, Baig A, Howell KJ, Vehkala M, Välimäki N, Harris D, Chieu TT, Van Vinh Chau N, Campbell J, Schultsz C, Parkhill J, Bentley SD, Langford PR, Rycroft AN, Wren BW, Farrar J, Baker S, Hoa NT, Holden MT, Tucker AW, Maskell DJ; BRaDP1T Consortium.
Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 31;6:6740. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7740.
PMID:25824154

A high-resolution genomic analysis of multidrug-resistant hospital outbreaks of Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Chung The H, Karkey A, Pham Thanh D, Boinett CJ, Cain AK, Ellington M, Baker KS, Dongol S, Thompson C, Harris SR, Jombart T, Le Thi Phuong T, Tran Do Hoang N, Ha Thanh T, Shretha S, Joshi S, Basnyat B, Thwaites G, Thomson NR, Rabaa MA, Baker S.
EMBO Mol Med. 2015 Feb 20;7(3):227-39. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201404767.
PMID:25712531

Clinically and Microbiologically Derived Azithromycin Susceptibility Breakpoints for Salmonella enterica Serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A.
Parry CM, Thieu NT, Dolecek C, Karkey A, Gupta R, Turner P, Dance D, Maude RR, Ha V, Tran CN, Thi PL, Be BP, Phi LT, Ngoc RN, Ghose A, Dongol S, Campbell JI, Thanh DP, Thanh TH, Moore CE, Sona S, Gaind R, Deb M, Anh HV, Van SN, Tinh HT, Day NP, Dondorp A, Thwaites G, Faiz MA, Phetsouvanh R, Newton P, Basnyat B, Farrar JJ, Baker S.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 May;59(5):2756-64. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04729-14. Epub 2015 Mar 2.
PMID:25733500

Undifferentiated febrile illness in kathmandu, Nepal.
Thompson CN, Blacksell SD, Paris DH, Arjyal A, Karkey A, Dongol S, Giri A, Dolecek C, Day N, Baker S, Thwaites G, Farrar J, Basnyat B.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Apr 1;92(4):875-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0709. Epub 2015 Feb 9.
PMID:25667056

High levels of antimicrobial resistance among escherichia coli isolates from livestock farms and synanthropic rats and shrews in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.
Nhung NT, Cuong NV, Campbell J, Hoa NT, Bryant JE, Truc VN, Kiet BT, Jombart T, Trung NV, Hien VB, Thwaites G, Baker S, Carrique-Mas J.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Feb;81(3):812-20. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03366-14. Epub 2014 Nov 14.
PMID:25398864

Infectious disease. A return to the pre-antimicrobial era?
Baker S
Science 2015 Mar 6;347(6226):1064-6. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa2868.
PMID:25745145

Mobilising Community-Based Research on Zoonotic Infections: A case study of longitudinal cohorts in Vietnam. Gateways. 2015
Saylors K, Tue NT, Toan TK, Wertheim HFL, Baker S, Hoa NT, Bryant JE.
Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement N/A
PMID:N/A

Temporal and spatial association of Streptococcus suis infection in humans and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome outbreaks in pigs in northern Vietnam
Huong VT, Thanh LV, Phu VD, Trinh DT, Inui K, Tung N, Oanh NT, Trung NV, Hoa NT, Bryant JE, Horby PW, Kinh NV, Wertheim HF.
Epidemiology and Infection 2015 May 22:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25997360

Viral and atypical bacterial aetiologies of infection in hospitalised patients admitted with clinical suspicion ofinfluenza in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.
Wertheim HF, Nadjm B, Thomas S, Agustiningsih A, Malik S, Diep NN, Vu TV, Kinh NV, Chau NV, Liem NT, Sinh TT, Thuy BT, Trung NV, Hien TT, Uyen NH, Taylor W, Khanh TH, Tuan HM, Chokephaibulkit K, Farrar J, Wolbers M, de Jong MD, van Doorn HR, Puthavathana P
Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2015 May 16. doi: 10.1111/irv.12326. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25980749

The Rising Dominance of Shigella sonnei: An Intercontinental Shift in the Etiology of Bacillary Dysentery
Thompson CN, Duy PT, Baker S
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Jun 11;9(6):e0003708. doi: 10.1371
PMID:26068698

The genetic characterization of three qnrS1 harbouring multi-drug resistance plasmids and qnrS1-containing transposons circulating in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Le V, Khanh Nhu NT, Cerdeno-Tarraga A, Campbell JI, Tuyen HT, Hoang Nhu TD, Thanh Tam PT, Schultsz C, Thwaites G, Thomson NR, Baker S
J Med Microbiol 2015 Jun 11. pii: jmm.0.000100. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000100.
PMID:26066635

Appropriate use of the Xpert® MTB/RIF assay in suspected tuberculous meningitis.
Boyles TH, Thwaites GE
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Mar;19(3):276-7. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0805.
PMID:25686133

Diversity of Bartonella spp. in Bats, Southern Vietnam
Pham Hong Anh, Nguyen Van Cuong, Nguyen Truong Son, Ngo Tri Tue, Michael Kosoy, Mark E.J. Woolhouse, Stephen Baker, Juliet E. Bryant, Guy Thwaites, Juan J. Carrique-Mas , and Maia A. Rabaa
Emerg Infect Dis Vol. 21, No. 7, July 2015. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2107.141760
PMID:26079810

Antiretroviral penetration into the CNS and incidence of AIDS-defining neurologic conditions.
Beardsley J, Le T
Neurology 2015 Feb 10;84(6):632. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000461261.51494.39.
PMID:25666633

GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay as initial test for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.
Shrestha P, Paudyal B, Basnyat B.
BMJ Case Rep 2015 Jun 12;2015. pii: bcr2014207502. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207502.
PMID:26071438

Camphor: an herbal medicine causing grand mal seizures.
MacKinney TG, Soti KR, Shrestha P, Basnyat B.
BMJ Case Rep 2015 Jun 11;2015. pii: bcr2014209101. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-209101.
PMID:26065546

Validation and utilization of an internally controlled multiplex Real-time RT-PCR assay for simultaneous detection of enteroviruses and enterovirus A71 associated with hand foot and mouth disease.
Thanh TT, Anh NT, Tham NT, Van HM, Sabanathan S, Qui PT, Ngan TT, Van TT, Nguyet LA, Ny NT, Thanh le TM, Chai OK, Perera D, Viet do C,Khanh TH, Ha do Q, Tuan HM, Wong KT, Hung NT, Chau NV, Thwaites G, van Doorn HR, Van Tan L.
Virol J. 2015 Jun 9;12:85. doi: 10.1186/s12985-015-0316-2.
PMID:26050791

Phylodynamics of Enterovirus A71-Associated Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Vietnam
Geoghegan JL, Tan LV, Kühnert D, Halpin RA, Lin X, Simenauer A, Akopov A, Das SR, Stockwell TB, Shrivastava S, Ngoc NM, Uyen LT, Tuyen NT, Thanh TT, Hang VT, Qui PT, Hung NT, Khanh TH, Thinh LQ, Nhan LN, Van HM, Viet DC, Tuan HM, Viet HL, Hien TT, Chau NV, Thwaites G, Grenfell BT, Stadler T, Wentworth DE, Holmes EC, Van Doorn HR.
J Virol. 2015 Jun 17. pii: JVI.00706-15. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26085170

Genomic analysis of diversity, population structure, virulence, and antimicrobial resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae, an urgent threat to public health
Kathryn E. Holt, Heiman Wertheim, Ruth N. Zadoks, Stephen Baker , Chris A. Whitehouse, David Dance, Adam Jenney, Thomas R. Connor, Li Yang Hsu, Juliëtte Severin , Sylvain Brisse, Hanwei Cao, Jonathan Wilksch, Claire Gorrie, Mark B. Schultz, David J. Edwards, Kinh Van Nguyen, Trung Vu Nguyen, Trinh Tuyet Dao, Martijn Mensink, Vien Le Minh, Nguyen Thi Khanh Nhu, Constance Schultsz, Kuntaman Kuntaman, Paul N. Newton, Catrin E. Moore, Richard A. Strugnell, and Nicholas R. Thomson
PNAS 2015 Jul 7;112(27):E3574-81. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1501049112. Epub 2015 Jun 22.
PMID:26100894

Wolbachia Reduces the Transmission Potential of Dengue-Infected Aedes aegypti.
Ye YH, Carrasco AM, Frentiu FD, Chenoweth SF, Beebe NW, van den Hurk AF, Simmons CP, O’Neill SL, McGraw EA.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Jun 26;9(6):e0003894. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003894
PMID:26115104

Limitation of the Benefit of Amphotericin-Flucytosine Combination Therapy in Patients With Lower Conscious Level: An Ecological Fallacy?
Wolbers M, Day JN.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 May 14;2(2):ofv069. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv069
PMID:26110168

Nepali earthquakes and the risk of an epidemic of hepatitis E.
Basnyat B, Dalton HR, Kamar N, Rein DB, Labrique A, Farrar J, Piot P
Lancet 2015 Jun 27;385(9987):2572-3. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61110-2
PMID:26091742

A trekker in Nepal with painful skin blisters.
Pant S, Keyes LE, Sharma R, Basnyat B.
BMJ Case Rep 2015 Jun 18;2015. pii: bcr2015210560. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-210560.
PMID:26088533

The global distribution of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus.
Kraemer MU, Sinka ME, Duda KA, Mylne AQ, Shearer FM, Barker CM, Moore CG, Carvalho RG, Coelho GE, Van Bortel W, Hendrickx G, Schaffner F, Elyazar IR, Teng HJ, Brady OJ, Messina JP, Pigott DM, Scott TW, Smith DL, Wint GW, Golding N, Hay SI
Elife. 2015 Jun 30;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.08347.
PMID:26126267

The global compendium of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus occurrence.
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Nature – Scientific Data 2015 Jul 7;2:150035. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2015.35. eCollection 2015.
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A comprehensive assessment of the malaria microscopy system of Aceh, Indonesia, in preparation for malaria elimination.
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Malar J 2015 Jun 11;14(1):240. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0746-8.
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Defining the relationship between Plasmodium vivax parasite rate and clinical disease
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Malar J 2015 May 7;14:191. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0706-3.
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Viral encephalitis in travellers.
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Clin Med. 2015 Feb;15(1):86-90. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.15-1-86.
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TLR9 gene region polymorphisms and susceptibility to tuberculosis in Vietnam
Graustein AD, Horne DJ, Arentz M, Bang ND, Chau TT, Thwaites GE, Caws M, Thuong NT, Dunstan SJ,Hawn TR
Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2015 Mar;95(2):190-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2014.12.009. Epub 2015 Jan 7.
PMID:25616954

Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Justin – 712 collaborators
Lancet 2015 Jan 10;385(9963):117-71. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2. Epub 2014 Dec 18.
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A Prognostic Model for Development of Profound Shock among Children Presenting with Dengue Shock Syndrome.
Lam PK, Tam DT, Dung NM, Tien NT, Kieu NT,Simmons C, Farrar J, Wills B, Wolbers M
PLoS One. 2015 May 6;10(5):e0126134. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126134. eCollection 2015.
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Sustained use of biogas fuel and blood pressure among women in rural Nepal.
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Environ Res. 2015 Jan;136:343-51. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.10.031. Epub 2014 Nov 25.
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The clinical implications of thrombocytopenia in adults with severe falciparum malaria: a retrospective analysis.
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BMC Medicine 2015 Apr 24;13:97. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0324-5.
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Spot the difference-development of a syndrome based protein microarray for specific serological detection of multiple flavivirus infections in travelers.
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Mar 13;9(3):e0003580. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003580. eCollection 2015.
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Clinical, geographical, and temporal risk factors associated with presentation and outcome of vivax malaria imported into the United Kingdom over 27 years: observational study.
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BMJ. 2015 Apr 16;350:h1703. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h1703.
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USP38, FREM3, SDC1, DDC and LOC727982 gene polymorphisms and differential susceptibility to severe malaria in Tanzania.
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African glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase alleles associated with protection from severe malaria in heterozygous females in Tanzania.
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PLoS Genet. 2015 Feb 11;11(2):e1004960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004960. eCollection 2015.
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Child development assessment tools in low-income and middle-income countries: how can we use them more appropriately?
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Dengue: an update for clinicians working in non-endemic areas.
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Global extent of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax – Authors’ reply.
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Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jun;15(6):630-1. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00018-3. Epub 2015 May 17.
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G6PD deficiency at Sumba in Eastern indonesia is prevalent, diverse and severe: implications for primaquine therapy against relapsing Vivax malaria.
Satyagraha AW, Sadhewa A, Baramuli V, Elvira R,Ridenour C, Elyazar I, Noviyanti R, Coutrier FN,Harahap AR, Baird JK
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Mar 6;9(3):e0003602. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003602. eCollection 2015.
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Noninferiority of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency diagnosis by a point-of-care rapid test vs the laboratory fluorescent spot test demonstrated by copper inhibition in normal human red blood cells
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Transl Res. Jun;165(6):677-88. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2014.09.009. Epub 2014 Sep 28.
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Common polymorphisms in the CD43 gene region are associated with tuberculosis disease and mortality
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Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Mar;52(3):342-8. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2014-0114OC.
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Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from areas of repeated emergence of drug resistant malaria show no evidence of hypermutator phenotype
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Infect Genet Evol. 2015 Mar;30:318-22. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2014.12.010. Epub 2014 Dec 13.
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Drug resistance. Population transcriptomics of human malaria parasites reveals the mechanism of artemisinin resistance
Mok S, Ashley EA, Ferreira PE, Zhu L, Lin Z, Yeo T, Chotivanich K, Imwong M, Pukrittayakamee S, Dhorda M, Nguon C, Lim P, Amaratunga C, Suon S, Hien TT, Htut Y, Faiz MA, Onyamboko MA, Mayxay M, Newton PN, Tripura R, Woodrow CJ, Miotto O, Kwiatkowski DP, Nosten F, Day NP, Preiser PR, White NJ, Dondorp AM, Fairhurst RM, Bozdech Z.
Science 2015 Jan 23;347(6220):431-5. doi: 10.1126/science.1260403. Epub 2014 Dec 11.
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Expression and Function of S100A8/A9 (Calprotectin) in Human Typhoid Fever and the Murine Salmonella Model
De Jong HK, Achouiti A, Koh GC, Parry CM, Baker S, Faiz MA, van Dissel JT, Vollaard AM, van Leeuwen EM, Roelofs JJ, de Vos AF, Roth J, van der Poll T, Vogl T, Wiersinga WJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Apr 10;9(4):e0003663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003663. eCollection 2015.
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Measuring the association between artemisinin-based case management and malaria incidence in southern Vietnam, 1991-2010
Peak CM, Thuan PD, Britton A, Nguyen TD, Wolbers M, Thanh NV, Buckee CO, Boni MF
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Apr;92(4):811-7. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0461. Epub 2015 Feb 9.
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Hemagglutination inhibiting antibodies and protection against seasonal and pandemic influenza infection
Fox A, Mai le Q, Thanh le T, Wolbers M, Le Khanh Hang N, Thai PQ, Thi Thu Yen N, Minh Hoa le N, Bryant JE, Duong TN,Thoang DD, Barr IG, Wertheim H, Farrar J, Hien NT, Horby P.
J Infect. 2015 Feb;70(2):187-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2014.09.003. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
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Common isolation of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a large surgical hospital in Vietnam
Tran HH, Ehsani S, Shibayama K, Matsui M, Suzuki S, Nguyen MB, Tran DN, Tran VP, Tran DL, Nguyen HT, Dang DA, Trinh HS,Nguyen TH, Wertheim HF.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jun;34(6):1247-54. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2345-6. Epub 2015 Mar 3.
PMID:25732142

Effect of repeat human blood feeding on Wolbachia density and dengue virus infection in Aedes aegypti
Amuzu HE, Simmons CP, McGraw EA.
Parasit Vectors. 2015 Apr 24;8:246. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0853-y.
PMID:25903749

Assessing the epidemiological effect of wolbachia for dengue contro
Lambrechts L, Ferguson NM, Harris E, Holmes EC, McGraw EA, O’Neill SL, Ooi EE, Ritchie SA, Ryan PA, Scott TW,Simmons CP, Weaver SC.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jul;15(7):862-6. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00091-2. Epub 2015 Jun 4.
PMID:26051887

Prognosis of neonatal tetanus in the modern management era: An observational study in 107 Vietnamese infants
Lam PK, Trieu HT, Lubis IN, Loan HT, Thuy TT, Wills B, Parry CM, Day NP, Qui PT, Yen LM, Thwaites CL.
Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Apr;33:7-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2014.12.011. Epub 2014 Dec 12.
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A longitudinal observational study of Salmonella shedding patterns by commercial turkeys during rearing and fattening, showing limitations of some control measures
Morris VK, Carrique-Mas JJ, Mueller-Doblies D, Davies RH, Wales AD, Allen VM.
Br Poult Sci. 2015;56(1):48-57. doi: 10.1080/00071668.2014.991273.
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Antimicrobial usage in chicken production in the mekong delta of vietnam
Carrique-Mas JJ, Trung NV, Hoa NT, Mai HH, Thanh TH, Campbell JI, Wagenaar JA, Hardon A, Hieu TQ, Schultsz C.
Zoonoses Public Health. 2015 Apr;62 Suppl 1:70-8. doi: 10.1111/zph.12165. Epub 2014 Nov 28.
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Maternal and neonatal tetanus
Thwaites CL, Beeching NJ, Newton CR.
Lancet 2015 Jan 24;385(9965):362-70. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60236-1. Epub 2014 Aug 19.
PMID:25149223

Therapeutic responses of Plasmodium vivax malaria to chloroquine and primaquine treatment in northeastern Myanmar
Yuan L, Wang Y, Parker DM, Gupta B, Yang Z, Liu H, Fan Q, Cao Y, Xiao Y, Lee MC, Zhou G, Yan G, Baird JK, Cui L.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Feb;59(2):1230-5. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04270-14. Epub 2014 Dec 15.
PMID:25512415

Neonatal Tetanous In Vietnam: Comprehensive Intensive Care Support Improves Mortality
Huynh T. Trieu, Inke N. Lubis, Phan T. Qui, Lam M. Yen, Bridget Wills, C. Louise Thwaites, and Saraswathy Sabanathan
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society DOI:10.1093/jpids/piv059
PMID:26407289

Species-wide whole genome sequencing reveals historical global spread and recent local persistence in Shigella flexneri.
Connor TR, Barker CR, Baker KS, Weill FX, Talukder KA, Smith AM, Baker S, Gouali M, Pham Thanh D, Jahan Azmi I, Dias da Silveira W, Semmler T, Wieler LH, Jenkins C, Cravioto A, Faruque SM, Parkhill J, Wook Kim D, Keddy KH, Thomson NR.
Elife. 2015 Aug 4;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.07335.
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Genetic characterization of three qnrS1-harbouring multidrug-resistance plasmids and qnrS1-containing transposons circulating in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Le V, Nhu NT, Cerdeno-Tarraga A, Campbell JI, Tuyen HT, Nhu Tdo H, Tam PT, Schultsz C, Thwaites G, Thomson NR, Baker S.
J Med Microbiol 2015 Aug;64(8):869-78. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000100
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The diagnostic accuracy of three rapid diagnostic tests for typhoid fever at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Maude RR, de Jong HK, Wijedoru L, Fukushima M4, Ghose A, Samad R, Hossain MA, Karim MR, Faiz MA, Parry CM; CMCH Typhoid Study Group.
Trop Med Int Health 2015 Jun 19. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12559
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Global database of matched Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax incidence and prevalence records from 1985–2013
Battle KE, Guerra CA, Golding N, Duda KA, Cameron E, Howes RE, Elyazar IR, Baird JK, Reiner RC Jr, Gething PW, Smith DL, Hay S.
Nature – Scientific Data 2015, Aug 18. DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2015.12
PMID:26306203

Best Practices for Ethical Sharing of Individual-level health research data from low and middle income settings
Bull S, Cheah PY, Denny S, Jao I, Marsh V, Merson L, Shah More N, Nhan le NT, Osrin D, Tangseefa D, Wassenaar D, Parker M.
Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics 2015, Vol. 10(3) 302–31. DOI: 10.1177/1556264615594606
PMID:26297751

Trust, Respect, and Reciprocity: Informing Culturally Appropriate Data-Sharing Practice in Vietnam
Merson L, Phong TV, Nhan le NT, Dung NT, Ngan TT, Kinh NV, Parker M, Bull S.
Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics 2015, Vol. 10(3) 251–26. DOI: 10.1177/1556264615592387
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Tolerability and safety of weekly primaquine against relapse of Plasmodium vivax in Cambodians with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
Kheng S, Muth S, Taylor WR, Tops N, Kosal K, Sothea K, Souy P, Kim S, Char CM, Vanna C, Ly P, Ringwald P, Khieu V, Kerleguer A,Tor P, Baird JK, Bjorge S, Menard D, Christophel E.
BMC Medicine 2015 Aug 25;13:203. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0441-1
PMID:26303162

The in vitro activity of colistin in antimicrobial combination against carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from patients with
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Le Minh V, Khanh Nhu NT, Vinh Phat V, Thompson C, Huong Lan NP, Thieu Nga TV, Thanh Tam PT, Thanh Tuyen H, Hoang Nhu TD, Hao NV, Thi Loan H, Minh Yen L, Parry CM, Trung Nghia HD, Campbell JI, Tinh Hien T, Thwaites L, Thwaites G, Vinh Chau NV, Baker S.
J Med Microbiol 2015 Jul 17. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000137.
PMID:26297024

Tracking Dengue Virus Intra-host Genetic Diversity during Human-to-Mosquito Transmission
Sim S, Aw PP, Wilm A, Teoh G, Hue KD, Nguyen NM, Nagarajan N, Simmons CP, Hibberd ML.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Sep 1;9(9):e0004052. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004052.
PMID:26325059

Comparative accuracy of the InBios Scrub Typhus Detect™ IgM Rapid Test for the detection of IgM antibodies using conventional serology
Kingston HW, Blacksell SD, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Laongnualpanich A, Basnyat B, Day NP, Paris DH
Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Aug 19. pii: CVI.00390-15. [Epub ahead of print]
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Hepatitis E virus seroprevalence in three hyperendemic areas: Nepal, Bangladesh and southwest France
Izopet J, Labrique AB, Basnyat B, Dalton HR, Kmush B, Heaney CD, Nelson KE, Ahmed ZB, Zaman K, Mansuy JM, Bendall R, Sauné K, Kamar N, Arjyal A, Karkey A, Dongol S, Prajapati KG, Adhikary D.
J Clin Virol. 2015 Sep;70:39-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2015.06.103. Epub 2015 Jun 29.
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Microvascular and endothelial function for risk prediction in dengue: an observational study.
Yacoub S, Wertheim H, Simmons CP, Screaton G, Wills B.
Lancet. 2015 Feb 26;385 Suppl 1:S102. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60417-2.
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The impact of environmental and climatic variationon the spatio temporal trends of hospitalized pediatric diarrhea in Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam
Thompson CN, Zelner JL, Nhu TD, Phan MV, Hoang Le P, Nguyen Thanh H, Vu Thuy D, Minh Nguyen N, Ha Manh T, Van Hoang Minh T, Lu Lan V, Nguyen Van Vinh C, Tran Tinh H, von Clemm E, Storch H, Thwaites G, Grenfell BT, Baker S
Health and Place 2015 Sep 21;35:147-154. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.08.001
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Tuberculous Meningitis
Sudesh Prabhakar , Manish Modi , Dorothee Heemskerk , Thinh Tran, Thi Van , Guy Thwaites , B.D. Radotra , Chirag Ahuja , Niranjan, Khandelwal , Navneet Singla , S.N. Mathuriya
Book chapter – Neurology in Tropics (Chapter 20) ISBN: 978-81-312-4232-2; PII: B978-81-312-4232-2.00020-5
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The Vietnam Initiative on Zoonotic Infections (VIZIONS): A Strategic Approach to Studying Emerging ZoonoticInfectious Diseases.
Rabaa MA, Tue NT, Phuc TM, Carrique-Mas J, Saylors K, Cotten M, Bryant JE, Nghia HD, Cuong NV, Pham HA, Berto A, Phat VV, Dung TT, Bao LH, Hoa NT, Wertheim H, Nadjm B, Monagin C, van Doorn HR, Rahman M, Tra MP, Campbell JI, Boni MF, Tam PT, van der Hoek L, Simmonds P, Rambaut A, Toan TK, Van Vinh Chau N, Hien TT, Wolfe N, Farrar JJ, Thwaites G, Kellam P, Woolhouse ME, Baker S.
Ecohealth. 2015 Sept: DOI: 10.1007/s10393-015-1061-0
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A dengue outbreak on a floating village at Cat Ba Island in Vietnam.
Le Viet T, Choisy M, Bryant JE, Vu Trong D, Pham Quang T, Horby P, Nguyen Tran H, Tran Thi Kieu H, Nguyen Vu T, Nguyen Van K, Le Quynh M, Wertheim HF
BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 22;15(1):940.
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Confirmed Plasmodium vivax resistance to chloroquine in Central Vietnam.
Pham VT, Hong NV, Nguyen VV, Louisa M, Baird K, Nguyen XX, Grietens KP, Le XH, Tran TD, Rosanas-Urgell A, Speybroeck N, D’Alessandro U,Erhart A
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Sep 21. pii: AAC.00791-15
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Dengue viruses cluster antigenically but not as discrete serotypes.
Katzelnick LC, Fonville JM, Gromowski GD, Arriaga JB, Green A, James SL, Lau L, Montoya M, Wang C, VanBlargan LA, Russell CA, Thu HM,Pierson TC, Buchy P, Aaskov JG, Muñoz-Jordán JL, Vasilakis N, Gibbons RV, Tesh RB, Osterhaus AD, Fouchier RA, Durbin A, Simmons CP, Holmes EC, Harris E, Whitehead SS, Smith DJ
Science. 2015 Sep 18;349(6254):1338-43. doi: 10.1126/science.aac5017.
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The epidemiology of subclinical malaria infections in South East Asia: findings from cross sectional surveys in Thailand–Myanmar border areas, Cambodia, and Vietnam
Imwong M, Nguyen TN, Tripura R, Peto TJ, Lee SJ, Lwin KM, Suangkanarat P, Jeeyapant A, Vihokhern B, Wongsaen K, Van Hue D, Dong le T, Nguyen TU, Lubell Y, von Seidlein L, Dhorda M, Promnarate C, Snounou G,Malleret B, Rénia L, Keereecharoen L, Singhasivanon P, Sirithiranont P, Chalk J, Nguon C, Hien TT, Day N, White NJ, Dondorp A, Nosten F
Malaria journal 2015 Sep 30;14(1):381. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0906-x.
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Estimating the burden of fungal disease in Vietnam.
Beardsley J, Denning DW, Chau NV, Yen NT, Crump JA, Day JN
Mycoses. 2015 Oct;58 Suppl 5:101-6. doi: 10.1111/myc.12382.
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Region-wide synchrony and traveling waves of dengue across eight countries in Southeast Asia.
van Panhuis WG, Choisy M, Xiong X, Chok NS, Akarasewi P, Iamsirithaworn S, Lam SK, Chong CK, Lam FC, Phommasak B, Vongphrachanh P,Bouaphanh K, Rekol H, Hien NT, Thai PQ, Duong TN, Chuang JH, Liu YL, Ng LC, Shi Y, Tayag EA, Roque VG Jr, Lee Suy LL, Jarman RG, Gibbons RV, Velasco JM, Yoon IK, Burke DS, Cummings DA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 5. pii: 201501375. [Epub ahead of print]
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Cost-effectiveness of a hand hygiene program on health care-associated infections in intensive care patients at a tertiary care hospital in Vietnam.
Thi Anh Thu L, Thi Hong Thoa V, Thi Van Trang D, Phuc Tien N, Thuy Van D, Thi Kim Anh L, Wertheim HF, Truong Son N.
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Sep 29. pii: S0196-6553(15)00879-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.08.006. [Epub ahead of print]
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Determination of cut-off cycle threshold values in routine RT-PCR assays to assist differential diagnosis of norovirus in children hospitalized for acute gastroenteritis.
Trang NV, Choisy M, Nakagomi T, Chinh NT, Doan YH, Yamashiro T, Bryant JE, Nakagomi O, Anh DD
Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Nov;143(15):3292-9. doi: 10.1017/S095026881500059X.
PMID:26418350

The challenges of introducing routine G6PD testing into radical cure: a workshop report.
Ley B, Luter N, Espino FE, Devine A, Kalnoky M, Lubell Y, Thriemer K, Baird JK, Poirot E, Conan N, Kheong CC, Dysoley L, Khan WA, Dion-Berboso AG, Bancone G, Hwang J, Kumar R, Price RN, von Seidlein L, Domingo GJ.
Malar J. 2015 Sep 29;14(1):377. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0896-8.
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Challenges in detection and treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients in Vietnam.
Hoang TT, Nguyen NV, Dinh SN, Nguyen HB, Cobelens F, Thwaites G, Nguyen HT, Nguyen AT, Wright P, Wertheim HF.
BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 29;15(1):980. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2338-5.
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Bloodstream Infections and Frequency of Pretreatment Associated With Age and Hospitalization Status in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Nichols C, Cruz Espinoza LM, von Kalckreuth V, Aaby P, Ahmed El Tayeb M, Ali M, Aseffa A, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Breiman RF, Cosmas L,Crump JA, Dekker DM, Gassama Sow A, Gasmelseed N, Hertz JT, Im J, Kabore LP, Keddy KH, Konings F, Valborg Løfberg S, Meyer CG,Montgomery JM, Niang A, Njariharinjakamampionona A, Olack B, Pak GD, Panzner U, Park JK, Park SE, Rabezanahary H, Rakotondrainiarivelo JP, Rakotozandrindrainy R, Raminosoa TM, Rubach MP, Teferi M, Seo HJ, Sooka A, Soura A, Tall A, Toy T, Yeshitela B, Clemens JD,Wierzba TF, Baker S, Marks F
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 1;61 Suppl 4:S372-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ730.
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Second-Line HIV Therapy Outcomes and Determinants of Mortality at the Largest HIV Referral Center in Southern Vietnam.
Thao VP, Quang VM, Wolbers M, Anh ND, Shikuma C, Farrar J, Dunstan S, Chau NV, Day J, Thwaites G, Le T.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Oct;94(43):e1715. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001715.
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Field evaluation of the establishment potential of wmelpop Wolbachia in Australia and Vietnam for dengue control.
Nguyen TH, Nguyen HL, Nguyen TY, Vu SN, Tran ND, Le TN, Vien QM, Bui TC, Le HT, Kutcher S, Hurst TP, Duong TT, Jeffery JA, Darbro JM, Kay BH, Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Popovici J, Montgomery BL, Turley AP, Zigterman F, Cook H, Cook PE, Johnson PH, Ryan PA, Paton CJ, Ritchie SA, Simmons CP, O’Neill SL, Hoffmann AA.
Parasit Vectors. 2015 Oct 28;8:563. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1174-x.
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Post-earthquake Nepal: the way forward.
Basnyat B, Tabin C, Nutt C, Farmer P.
Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Oct 13. pii: S2214-109X(15)00211-9. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00211-9. [Epub ahead of print]
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Recent advances in dengue pathogenesis and clinical management.
Simmons CP, McPherson K, Van Vinh Chau N, Hoai Tam DT, Young P, Mackenzie J, Wills B.
Vaccine. 2015 Oct 9. pii: S0264-410X(15)01393-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.09.103. [Epub ahead of print]
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Induction of Antimicrobial Resistance in Escherichia coli and Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Strains after Adaptation to Disinfectant Commonly Used on Farms in Vietnam
Nguyen T. Nhung , Cao T. Thuy , Nguyen V. Trung , James Campbell, Stephen Baker ,Guy Thwaites, Ngo T. Hoa and Juan Carrique-Mas
Antibiotics 2015, 4, 480-494; doi:10.3390/antibiotics4040480
PMID:not on pub med yet

Lovastatin for the treatment of adult patients with dengue: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Whitehorn J, Nguyen CV, Khanh LP, Kien DT, Quyen NT, Tran NT, Hang NT, Truong NT, Hue Tai LT, Cam Huong NT, Nhon VT, Van Tram T,Farrar J, Wolbers M, Simmons CP, Wills B.
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 12. pii: civ949. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26565005

Optimum population-level use of artemisinin combination therapies: a modelling study.
Nguyen TD, Olliaro P, Dondorp AM, Baird JK, Lam HM, Farrar J, Thwaites GE, White NJ, Boni MF
Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Dec;3(12):e758-66. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00162-X. Epub 2015 Nov 4.
PMID:26545449

Eradication of tetanus.
Thwaites CL, Loan HT
Br Med Bull. 2015 Nov 22. pii: ldv044. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldv044
PMID:26598719

Evolutionarily successful Asian 1 dengue virus 2 lineages contain one substitution in envelope that increases sensitivity to polyclonal antibody neutralization.
Wang C, Katzelnick L, Montoya M, Duong Thi Hue K, Simmons CP, Harris E
J Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 17. pii: jiv536. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26582957

An HPLC method with diode array detector for the simultaneous quantification of chloroquine and desethylchloroquine in plasma and whole blood samples from P.vivax patients in Vietnam, using quinine as an internal standard.
Pham TV, Pham Nguyen P, Nguyen Duc Khanh T, Nguyen Thanh Thuy N, Nguyen Thuy Nha C, Pouplin T, Farrar J, Thwaites GE, Tran Tinh H
Biomed Chromatogr. 2015 Nov 18. doi: 10.1002/bmc.3657. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26578224

New insights into the immunopathology and control of dengue virus infection.
Screaton G, Mongkolsapaya J, Yacoub S, Roberts C
Nat Rev Immunol. 2015 Nov 25;15(12):745-59. doi: 10.1038/nri3916.
PMID:26603900

Feasibility, safety, clinical, and laboratory effects of convalescent plasma therapy for patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection: a study protocol
Arabi Y, Balkhy H, Hajeer AH, Bouchama A, Hayden FG, Al-Omari A, Al-Hameed FM, Taha Y, Shindo N, Whitehead J, Merson L, AlJohani S, Al-Khairy K, Carson G, Luke TC, Hensley L, Al-Dawood A, Al-Qahtani S, Modjarrad K, Sadat M, Rohde G, Leport C, Fowler R
Springer plus DOI 10.1186/s40064-015-1490-9
PMID:26618098

Animal production and antimicrobial resistance in the clinic.
Robinson TP, Wertheim HF, Kakkar M, Kariuki S, Bu D, Price LB
Lancet. 2015 Nov 17. pii: S0140-6736(15)00730-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00730-8. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26603925

First reported cases of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis in Vietnamese adolescents and adults
Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai, Nguyen Hoan Phu, Le Van Tan, Angela McBride, Ho Dang Trung Nghia, Tran Tan Thanh, Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, Dorothee Heemskerk, Jeremy Day, Angela Vincent, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy Thwaites
J Neurol Sci. 2017 Feb 15;373:250-253. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2017.01.004. Epub 2017 Jan 5
PMID:28131199/ PMC5293131

Whole Genome Sequence Analysis of Salmonella Typhi Isolated in Thailand before and after the introduction of a National Immunization Program
Dyson ZA, Thanh DP, Bodhidatta L, Mason CJ, Srijan A, Rabaa MA, Vinh PV, Thanh TH, Thwaites GE, Baker S, Holt KE.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 6;11(1):e0005274. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005274.
PMID:28060810

Rapid decline in the susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in the south of Vietnam
Thanh NV, Thuy-Nhien N, Tuyen NT, Tong NT, Nha-Ca NT, Dong LT, Quang HH, Farrar J, Thwaites G, White NJ, Wolbers M, Hien TT
Malar J. 2017 Jan 13;16(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1680-8
PMID:28086775

Community perceptions of targeted anti malarial mass drug administrations in two provinces in Vietnam: a quantitative survey.
Nguyen TN, Thu PN, Hung NT, Son DH, Tien NT, Van Dung N, Quang HH, Seidlein LV, Cheah PY, Dondorp AM, Day NP, White NJ, Hien TT.
Malar J. 2017 Jan 6;16(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1662-2.
PMID:28061908/ PMCID: PMC5216593

Causes and outcomes of sepsis in southeast Asia: a multinational multicentre cross-sectional study.
Southeast Asia Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network.
Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Feb;5(2):e157-e167. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30007-4
PMID:28104185

Angiostrongylus cantonensis is an Important Cause of Eosinophilic Meningitis in Southern Vietnam.
McBride A, Chau TT, Hong NT, Mai NT, Anh NT, Thanh TT, Van TT, Xuan LT, Sieu TP, Thai LH, Chuong LV, Sinh DX, Phong ND, Phu NH, Day J, Nghia HD, Hien TT, Chau NV, Thwaites G, Tan LV.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 4. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix118
PMID:28158507

Suboptimal Exposure to Anti-TB Drugs in a TBM/HIV+ Population is not Related to Anti-retroviral Therapy
Török ME, Aljayyoussi G, Waterhouse D, Chau T, Mai N, Phu NH, Hien TT, Hope W, Farrar JJ, Ward SA.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Feb 4. doi: 10.1002/cpt.646.
PMID:28160272

Approach to Fever in the Returning Traveler
Thwaites GE, Day NP.
N Engl J Med. 2017 Feb 9;376(6):548-560. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1508435.
PMID:28177860

Non-annual seasonality of influenza-like illness in a tropical urban setting
Ha Minh Lam, Amy Wesolowski, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Tran Dang Nguyen, Nguyen Thi Duy Nhat, Stacy Todd, Dao Nguyen Vinh, Nguyen Ha Thao Vy, Tran Thi Nhu Thao, Nguyen Thi Le Thanh, Phan Tri Tin, Ngo Ngoc Quang Minh, Juliet E Bryant, Caroline O Buckee, Tran Van Ngoc, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy E Thwaites, Jeremy Farrar, Dong Thi Hoai Tam, Ha Vinh, Maciej F Boni.
bioRxiv 2017;26(6):982-986. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.012017.01
PMID:N/A

Standardized Methods for Enhanced Quality and Comparability of Tuberculous Meningitis Studies.
Marais BJ, Heemskerk AD, Marais SS, van Crevel R, Rohlwink U, Caws M, Meintjes G, Misra UK, Mai NT, Ruslami R, Seddon JA, Solomons R, Toorn RV, Figaji A, McIlleron H, Aarnoutse R, Schoeman JF, Wilkinson RJ, Thwaites GE; Tuberculous Meningitis International Research Consortium.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 15;64(4):501-509. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw757
PMID:28172588

Economic Considerations for Moving beyond the Kato-Katz Technique for Diagnosing IntestinalParasites As We Move Towards Elimination.
Turner HC, Bettis AA, Dunn JC, Whitton JM, Hollingsworth TD, Fleming FM, Anderson RM.
Trends Parasitol. 2017 Feb 7. pii: S1471-4922(17)30007-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2017.01.007.
PMID:28187989

Determining the predictive equation for height from ulna length in the Vietnamese Population
Bonell A, Huyen NN, Phu VD, Wertheim H, Nadjm B.
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2017;26(6):982-986. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.012017.01.
PMID:28917221

Salmonella Typhi Lipopolysaccharide O-antigen Modifications Impact on Serum Resistance and Antibody Recognition
Erica Kintza, Christian Heiss, Ian Black, Nicholas Donohue, Naj Brown, Mark R. Davies, Parastoo Azadi, Stephen Baker, Paul M. Kaye, Marjan van der Woude
Infect Immun. 2017 Feb 6. pii: IAI.01021-16. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01021-16.
PMID:28167670

Emerging infectious diseases in Asia
Stephen Baker
Microbiology Today N/A
PMID:N/A

Evaluation of the clinical and microbiological response to Salmonella Paratyphi A infection in the first paratyphoid human challenge model.
Dobinson HC, Gibani MM, Jones C, Thomaides-Brears HB, Voysey M, Darton TC, Waddington CS, Campbell D, Milligan I, Zhou L, Shrestha S, Kerridge SA, Peters A, Stevens Z, Podda A, Martin LB, D’Alessio F, Thanh DP, Basnyat B, Baker S, Angus B, Levine MM, Blohmke CJ, Pollard AJ.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 4. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix042.
PMID:28158395

Blood culture-PCR to optimise typhoid fever diagnosis after controlled human infection identifies frequent asymptomatic cases and evidence of primary bacteraemia.
Darton TC, Zhou L, Blohmke CJ, Jones C, Waddington CS, Baker S, Pollard AJ
J Infect. 2017 Jan 24. pii: S0163-4453(17)30025-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.01.006.
PMID:28130144

Treatment response in enteric fever in an era of increasing antimicrobial resistance: an individual patient data analysis of 2,092 participants enrolled into four randomised controlled trials in Nepal
Thompsom CN, Karkey A, Dongol S, Ariyal A, Wolbers M, Darton T, Farrar JJ, Thwaites GE, Dolecek C, Basnyat B, Baker S.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 28. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix185.
PMID:28329181

Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study.
Marks F, von Kalckreuth V, Aaby P, Adu-Sarkodie Y, El Tayeb MA, Ali M, Aseffa A, Baker S, Biggs HM, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Breiman RF, Campbell JI, Cosmas L, Crump JA, Espinoza LM, Deerin JF, Dekker DM, Fields BS, Gasmelseed N, Hertz JT, Van Minh Hoang N, Im J, Jaeger A, Jeon HJ, Kabore LP, Keddy KH, Konings F, Krumkamp R, Ley B, Løfberg SV, May J, Meyer CG, Mintz ED, Montgomery JM, Niang AA, Nichols C, Olack B, Pak GD, Panzner U, Park JK, Park SE, Rabezanahary H, Rakotozandrindrainy R, Raminosoa TM, Razafindrabe TJ, Sampo E, Schütt-Gerowitt H, Sow AG, Sarpong N, Seo HJ, Sooka A, Soura AB, Tall A, Teferi M, Thriemer K, Warren MR, Yeshitela B, Clemens JD, Wierzba TF.
Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Mar;5(3):e310-e323. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30022-0
PMID:28193398

Central nervous system infection diagnosis by next generation sequencing: a glimpse into the future?
Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai, Nguyen Hoan Phu, Le Nguyen Truc Nhu, Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, Nguyen Ho Hong Hanh, Lam Anh Nguyet, Tran My Phuong, Angela McBride, Do Quang Ha, Ho Dang Trung Nghia, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy Thwaites and Le Van Tan
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 4;4(2):ofx046. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx046. eCollection 2017 Spring.
PMID:28480297/ PMCID: PMC5411956

Looking for fungi in all the right places: screening for cryptococcal disease and other AIDS-related mycoses among patients with advanced HIV disease
Greene G, Sriruttan C, Le T, Chiller T, Govender NP
Curr Opin HIV AIDS 2017 Mar;12(2):139-147. doi: 10.1097/COH.0000000000000347.
PMID:28134711

Clinical features of three patients with paradoxical immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome associated with Talaromyces marneffei infection
Thanh NT, Vinh LD, Liem NT, Day JN, Shikuma C, Thwaites G, Le T
Clin Mycol Case Reports. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mmcr.2016.12.005
PMID:N/A

Zoonotic Transmission of mcr-1 Colistin Resistance Gene from Small-Scale Poultry Farms, Vietnam.
Trung NV, Matamoros S, Carrique-Mas JJ, Nghia NH, Nhung NT, Chieu TT, Mai HH, van Rooijen W, Campbell J, Wagenaar JA, Hardon A, Mai NT, Hieu TQ, Thwaites G, de Jong MD, Schultsz C, Hoa NT.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Mar;23(3):529-532. doi: 10.3201/eid2303.161553.
PMID:28221105

K13-Propeller Mutations in Plasmodium falciparum Populations in Malaria Endemic Regions of Vietnam from 2009 to 2016.
Thuy-Nhien N, Tuyen NK, Tong NT, Vy T, Thanh NV, Van HT, Huong-Thu P, Quang HH, Boni MF, Dolecek C, Farrar J, Thwaites GE, Miotto O, White NJ, Tinh Hien T.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jan 30. pii: AAC.01578-16. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01578-16.
PMID:28137815

The SIGLEC14 null allele is associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and BCG-induced clinical and immunologic outcomes
Andrew D. Graustein, David J. Horne, Jerry J. Fong, Flavio Schwarz, Heather C. Mefford, Glenna J. Peterson, Richard D. Wells, Munyaradzi Musvosvi, Muki Shey, Willem A. Hanekom, Mark Hatherill, Thomas J. Scriba, Nguyen Thuy Thuong Thuong, Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai, Maxine Caws, Nguyen Duc Bang, Sarah J. Dunstan, Guy E. Thwaites, Ajit Varki, Takashi Angata, Thomas R. Hawna.
Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2017 May;104:38-45. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2017.02.005. Epub 2017 Feb 21.
PMID:28454648

Current challenges in the management of sepsis in ICUs in resource poor settings and suggestions for the future.
Marcus J. Schultz, Martin W. Dunser, Arjen M. Dondorp, Neill K. J. Adhikari, Shivakumar Iyer, Arthur Kwizera, Yoel Lubell, Alfred Papali, Luigi Pisani, Beth D. Riviello, Derek C. Angus, Luciano C. Azevedo, Tim Baker, Janet V. Diaz, Emir Festic, Rashan Haniffa, Randeep Jawa, Shevin T. Jacob, Niranjan Kissoon, Rakesh Lodha, Ignacio Martin Loeches, Ganbold Lundeg, David Misango, Mervyn Mer, Sanjib Mohanty, Srinivas Murthy, Ndidiamaka Musa, Jane Nakibuuka, Ary Serpa Neto, Mai Nguyen Thi Hoang, Binh Nguyen Thien, Rajyabardhan Pattnaik, Jason Phua, Jacobus Preller, Pedro Povoa, Suchitra Ranjit, Daniel Talmor, Jonarthan Thevanayagam, C. Louise Thwaites and For the Global Intensive Care Working Group of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
Intensive Care Med. 2017 May;43(5):612-624. doi: 10.1007/s00134-017-4750-z. Epub 2017 Mar 27
PMID:28349179

Telling the human story of Asia’s invisible malaria burden.
J. Kevin Baird
Lancet. 2017 Feb 25;389(10071):781-782. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30556-1.
PMID:28248161

The Value of Daily Platelet Counts for Predicting Dengue Shock Syndrome: Results from a Prospective Observational Study of 2301 Vietnamese Children with Dengue.
Lam PK, Ngoc TV, Thu Thuy TT, Hong Van NT, Nhu Thuy TT, Hoai Tam DT, Dung NM, Hanh Tien NT, Thanh Kieu NT, Simmons C, Wills B, Wolbers M.
PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 2017 Apr 27;11(4):e0005498. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005498. eCollection 2017 Apr.
PMID:28448490/ PMCID: PMC5407568

Reply to Dhawan and Sankhyan
Marais BJ, Heemskerk D, Thwaites GE on behalf of Tuberculous Meningitis International Research Consortium.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 5. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix305.
PMID:28383654

Management of Plasmodium vivax Risk and Illness in Travelers
J. Kevin Baird
Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines. 2017 Mar 28;3:7. doi: 10.1186/s40794-017-0049-x. eCollection 2017
PMID:28883977/ PMC5531091

Defining the next generation of Plasmodium vivax diagnostic tests for control and elimination: Target product profiles
Xavier C. Ding , Maria Paz Ade, J. Kevin Baird, Qin Cheng, Jane Cunningham, Mehul Dhorda, Chris Drakeley, Ingrid Felger, Dionicia Gamboa, Matthias Harbers, Socrates Herrera, Naomi Lucchi, Alfredo Mayor, Ivo Mueller, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Arsène Ratsimbason, Jack Richards, Marcel Tanner, Iveth J. González
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Apr 3;11(4):e0005516. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005516.
PMID:28369085

Challenges for achieving safe and effective radical cure of Plasmodium vivax: a round table discussion of the APMEN Vivax Working Group
Kamala Thriemer, Benedikt Ley, Albino Bobogare, Lek Dysoley, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Ayodhia P. Pasaribu, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Elodie Jambert, Gonzalo J. Domingo, Robert Commons, Sarah Auburn, Jutta Marfurt, Angela Devine, Mohammad M. Aktaruzzaman, Nayeem Sohel, Rinzin Namgay, Tobgyel Drukpa, Surender Nath Sharma, Elvieda Sarawati, Iriani Samad, Minerva Theodora, Simone Nambanya, Sonesay Ounekham, Rose Nanti Binti Mudin, Garib Da Thakur, Leo Sora Makita, Raffy Deray, Sang Eun Lee, onard Boaz, Manjula N. Danansuriya, Santha D. Mudiyanselage, Nipon Chinanonwait, Suravadee Kitchakarn, Johnny Nausien, Esau Naket, Thang Ngo Duc, Ha Do Manh, Young S. Hong, Qin Cheng, Jack S. Richards, Rita Kusriastuti, Ari Satyagraha, Rintis Noviyanti, Xavier C. Ding, Wasif Ali Khan, Ching Swe Phru, Zhu Guoding, Gao Qi, Akira Kaneko, Olivo Miotto, Wang Nguitragool, Wanlapa Roobsoong, Katherine Battle, Rosalind E. Howes, Arantxa Roca Feltrer, Stephan Duparc, Ipsita Pal Bhowmick, Enny Kenangalem, Jo Anne Bibit, Alyssa Barry, David Sintasath, Rabindra Abeyasinghe, Carol H. Sibley, James McCarthy, Lorenz von Seidlein, J. Kevin Baird and Ric N. Price
Malar J. (2017) 16:141. DOI 10.1186/s12936-017-1784-1
PMID:28381261/ PMC5382417

Rational Malaria Chemoprophylaxis – the position of primaquine
J. Kevin Baird
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2017 May – Jun;17:3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2017.04.006. Epub 2017 Apr 24.
PMID:28450186/ PMCID: PMC5507189

High altitude illness in pilgrims after rapid ascent to 4380 M.
Zafren K, Pun M, Regmi N, Bashyal G, Acharya B, Gautam S, Jamarkattel S, Lamichhane SR, Acharya S, Basnyat B.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 9. pii: S1477-8939(17)30033-9. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2017.03.002.
PMID:28285976

Treating Philadelphia chromosome/BCR-ABL1 positive patients with Glivec (Imatinib mesylate): 10 years’ experience at Patan Hospital, Nepal.
Kayastha GK, Ranjitkar N, Gurung R, Kc RK, Karki S, Shrestha R, Thapa RK, Rajbhandari P, Poudyal B, Acharya P, Roberts DJ, Hayes B, Zimmerman M, Basnyat B, Mansfield A.
Br J Haematol. 2017 Mar 29. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14645.
PMID:28369812

Breathlessness at High Altitude: First Episode of Bronchoconstriction in an Otherwise Healthy Sojourner.
Bhandari SS, Koirala P, Lohani S, Phuyal P, Basnyat B.
High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Feb 21. doi: 10.1089/ham.2017.0004.
PMID:28398844

Emerging and re-emerging infectious disease threats in South Asia: status, vulnerability, preparedness, and outlook.
Laxminarayan R, Kakkar M, Horby P, Malavige GN, Basnyat B.
BMJ. 2017 Apr 11;357:j1447. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j1447.
PMID:28400386

The use of Imatinib resistance mutation analysis to direct therapy in Philadelphia chromosome/BCR-ABL1 positive chronic myeloid leukaemia patients failing Imatinib treatment, in Patan Hospital, Nepal.
Gyan K. Kayastha, Nora Ranjitkar, Radha Gurung, Raj Kumar, Sanjit Karki, Roshan Shrestha, Piyush Rajbhandari, Raj K. Thapa, Buddhi Poudyal, Paras Acharya, David J. Roberts, Bruce Hayes, Mark Zimmerman and Buddha Basnyat.
Br J Haematol. 2017 Jun;177(6):1000-1007. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14683. Epub 2017 May 3
PMID:28467002

Current challenges and possible solutions to improve access to care and treatment for hepatitis C infection in Vietnam: a systematic review.
Berto A, Day J, Van Vinh Chau N, Thwaites GE, My NN, Baker S, Darton TC.
BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 11;17(1):260. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2360-6.
PMID:28399806

Chikungunya and Zika Virus Cases Detected Against a Backdrop of Endemic Dengue Transmission in Vietnam
Nguyen Than Ha Quyen, Duong Thi Hue Kien, Maia Rabaa, Nguyen Minh Tuan, Tran Thuy Vi, Le Van Tan, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Ha Manh Tuan, Ta Van Tram, Nguyen Le Da Ha, Han Khoi Quang, Nguyen Quoc Doanh, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Bridget Wills and Cameron P. Simmons
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jul;97(1):146-150. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0979
PMID:28719300/ PMC5508909

Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase Genotype and HIV Infection Influence Intracerebral Inflammation and Survival From Tuberculous Meningitis
Nguyen T. T. Thuong, Dorothee Heemskerk, Trinh T. B. Tram, Le T. P. Thao, Lalita Ramakrishnan, Vu T. N. Ha, Nguyen D. Bang, Tran T. H. Chau, Nguyen H. Lan, Maxine Caws, Sarah J. Dunstan, Nguyen V. V. Chau, Marcel Wolbers, Nguyen T. H. Mai and Guy E. Thwaites.
J Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 17. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix050
PMID:28419368

Host immunity to Plasmodium falciparum and the assessment of emerging artemisinin resistance in a multinational cohort.
Ataide R, Ashley EA, Powell R, Chan JA, Malloy MJ, O’Flaherty K, Takashima E, Langer C, Tsuboi T, Dondorp AM, Day NP, Dhorda M, Fairhurst RM, Lim P, Amaratunga C, Pukrittayakamee S, Hien TT, Htut Y, Mayxay M, Faiz MA, Beeson JG, Nosten F, Simpson JA, White NJ, Fowkes FJ
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Mar 28;114(13):3515-3520. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1615875114. Epub 2017 Mar 13
PMID:28289193/ PMC5380044

Detection of potentially novel paramyxovirus and coronavirus viral RNA in bats and rats in the Mekong Delta region of southern Viet Nam
Berto A, Anh PH, Carrique-Mas JJ, Simmonds P, Van Cuong N, Tue NT, Van Dung N, Woolhouse ME, Smith I, Marsh GA, Bryant JE, Thwaites GE, Baker S, Rabaa MA, VIZIONS consortium.
Zoonoses Public Health. 2017 Apr 18. doi: 10.1111/zph.12362
PMID:28418192

A universal genome sequencing method for rotavirus A from human fecal samples which identifies segment reassortment and multi-genotype mixed infection
Dung TTN, Duy PT, Sessions OM, Sangumathi UK, Phat VV, Tam PTT, To NTN, Phuc TM, Hong Chau TT, Chau NNM, Minh NN, Thwaites GE, Rabaa MA, Baker S.
BMC Genomics. 2017 Apr 24;18(1):324. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3714-6.
PMID:28438140

Emergence of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1 and other carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex among patients in hospitals in Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tran DN, Tran HH, Matsui M, Suzuki M, Suzuki S, Shibayama K, Pham TD, Van Phuong TT, Dang DA, Trinh HS, Loan CT, Nga LT, van Doorn HR, Wertheim HF.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Feb;36(2):219-225. doi: 10.1007/s10096-016-2784-8. Epub 2016 Oct 6.
PMID:27714593/ PMC5253155

Evaluating the variation in the projected benefit of community-wide mass treatment for schistosomiasis: Implications for future economic evaluations
Turner HC, Truscott JE, Bettis AA, Farrell SH, Deol AK, Whitton JM, Fleming FM, Anderson RM
Parasit Vectors. 2017 Apr 28;10(1):213. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2141-5.
PMID:28454578/ PMC5410074

Approach to Fever in the Returning Traveler
Thwaites GE, Day NP.
N Engl J Med. N Engl J Med. 2017 May 4;376(18):1798. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1703009.
PMID:28467877

Increase in the prevalence of mutations associated with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates collected from early to late pregnancy in Nanoro, Burkina Faso.
Ruizendaal E, Tahita MC, Geskus RB, Versteeg I, Scott S, d’Alessandro U, Lompo P, Derra K, Traore-Coulibaly M, de Jong MD, Schallig HDFH, Tinto H, Mens PF.
Malar J. 2017 Apr 28;16(1):179. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1831-y.
PMID:28454537/ PMC5410088

Clinical Outcomes of Patients With Drug-Resistant Tuberculous Meningitis Treated With an Intensified Antituberculosis Regimen.
Heemskerk AD, Nguyen MTH, Dang HTM, Vinh Nguyen CV, Nguyen LH, Do TDA, Nguyen TTT, Wolbers M, Day J, Le TTP, Nguyen BD, Caws M, Thwaites GE.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix230.
PMID:28472255

Reproducible diagnostic metabolites in plasma from typhoid fever patients in Asia and Africa.
Näsström E, Parry CM, Vu Thieu NT, Maude RR, de Jong HK, Fukushima M, Rzhepishevska O, Marks F, Panzner U, Im J, Jeon H, Park S, Chaudhury Z, Ghose A, Samad R, Van TT, Johansson A, Dondorp AM, Thwaites GE, Faiz A, Antti H, Baker S.
Elife. 2017 May 9;6. pii: e15651. doi: 10.7554/eLife.15651.
PMID:28483042/ PMC5423768

The impact of HCV therapy in a high HIV-HCV prevalence population: A modeling study on people who inject drugs in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Birger RB, Le T, Kouyos RD, Grenfell BT, Hallett TB
PLoS One. 2017 May 11;12(5):e0177195. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177195. eCollection 2017.
PMID:28493917

Integrated interventions to tackle antimicrobial usage in animal production systems: the ViParc project in Vietnam
Juan J. Carrique-Mas and Jonathan Rushton
Front Microbiol. 2017 Jun 13;8:1062. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01062. eCollection 2017.
PMID:28659887/ PMCID: PMC5468401

Hepatitis E in southern Vietnam: Seroepidemiology in humans and molecular epidemiology in pigs.
Berto A, Pham HA, Thao TTN, Vy NHT, Caddy SL, Hiraide R, Tue NT, Goodfellow I, Carrique-Mas JJ, Thwaites GE, Baker S, Boni MF; VIZIONS consortium.
Zoonoses Public Health. 2017 Jun 9. doi: 10.1111/zph.12364. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28598034

Malaria Control by Commodities without Practical Malariology
J. Kevin Baird
BMC Public Health 2017 Jun 21;17(1):590. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4454-x.
PMID:28637430

Endothelial nitric oxide pathways in the pathophysiology of dengue: a prospective observational study
Yacoub S, Lam PK, Huynh TT, Nguyen Ho HH, Dong Thi HT, Van NT, Lien LT, Ha QNT, Le DHT, Mongkolspaya J, Culshaw A, Yeo TW, Wertheim H, Simmons C, Screaton G, Wills B.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 29. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix567. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28673038

A review of transition experiences in perinatally and behaviourally acquired HIV-1 infection; same, same but different?
Lam PK, Fidler S, Foster C
J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 May 16; 20(Suppl 3):91-99. doi: 10.7448/IAS.20.4.21506.
PMID:28530044

Genetic variants of MICB and PLCE1 and associations with the laboratory features of dengue
Whitehorn J, Kien DTH, Quyen NTH, Wills B, Van Vinh Chau N, Tam DTH, Tuan NM, Jaenisch T, Hibberd M, Khor CC, Simmons CP
BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 9;17(1):412. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2514-6
PMID:28599625/ PMCID: PMC5466782

Sensitivity and specificity of a novel classifier for the early diagnosis of dengue
Tuan NM, Nhan HT, Chau NV, Hung NT, Tuan HM, Tram TV, Ha Nle D, Loi P, Quang HK, Kien DT, Hubbard S, Chau TN, Wills B, Wolbers M, Simmons CP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr 2;9(4):e0003638. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003638. eCollection 2015 Apr.
PMID:PMID: 25836753/ PMCID: PMC4383489

An Evidence-Based Algorithm for Early Prognosis of Severe Dengue in the Outpatient Setting
Nguyen MT, Ho TN, Nguyen VV, Nguyen TH, Ha MT, Ta VT, Nguyen LD, Phan L, Han KQ, Duong TH, Tran NB, Wills B, Wolbers M, Simmons CP.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 1;64(5):656-663. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw863.
PMID:28034883

A Trial of Itraconazole or Amphotericin B for HIV-Associated Talaromycosis.
Le T, Kinh NV, Cuc NTK, Tung NLN, Lam NT, Thuy PTT, Cuong DD, Phuc PTH, Vinh VH, Hanh DTH, Tam VV, Thanh NT, Thuy TP, Hang NT, Long HB, Nhan HT, Wertheim HFL, Merson L, Shikuma C, Day JN, Chau NVV, Farrar J, Thwaites G, Wolbers M; IVAP Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2017 Jun 15;376(24):2329-2340. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1613306
PMID:28614691

Comparative genomics of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii associated with meningitis in HIV infected and uninfected patients in Vietnam.
Day JN, Qihui S, Thanh LT, Trieu PH, Van AD, Thu NH, Chau TTH, Lan NPH, Chau NVV, Ashton PM, Thwaites GE, Boni MF, Wolbers M, Nagarajan N, Tan PBO, Baker S.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 14;11(6):e0005628. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005628. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28614360

Human Brucella melitensis infections in southern Vietnam
Campbell JI, Huong Lan NP, Phuong PM, Buu Chau L, Duc TP, Guzmán-Verri C, Ruiz-Villalobos N, Thi Minh TP, Muñoz Álvaro PM, Moreno E, Thwaites GE, Rabaa MA, Chau NVV, Baker S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S1198-743X(17)30352-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.06.028. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28669842

The STRATAA study protocol: a programme to assess the burden of enteric fever in Bangladesh, Malawi and Nepal using prospective population census, passive surveillance, serological studies and healthcare utilisation surveys
Darton TC, Meiring JE, Tonks S, Khan MA, Khanam F, Shakya M, Thindwa D, Baker S, Basnyat B, Clemens JD, Dougan G, Dolecek C, Dunstan SJ, Gordon MA, Heyderman RS, Holt KE, Pitzer VE, Qadri F, Zaman K, Pollard AJ; STRATAA Study Consortium.
BMJ Open 2017 Jul 2;7(6):e016283. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016283.
PMID:28674145

Ethnically Tibetan women in Nepal with low hemoglobin concentration have better reproductive outcomes
Cho JI, Basnyat B, Jeong C, Di Rienzo A, Childs G, Craig SR, Sun J, Beall CM.
Evol Med Public Health. 2017 Apr 21;2017(1):82-96. doi: 10.1093/emph/eox008. eCollection 2017.
PMID:28567284/ PMCID: PMC5442430

Findings of Cognitive Impairment at High Altitude: Relationships to Acetazolamide Use and Acute Mountain Sickness.
Phillips L, Basnyat B, Chang Y, Swenson ER, Harris NS
High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Jun;18(2):121-127. doi: 10.1089/ham.2016.0001. Epub 2017 May 16
PMID:28509579

Prophylactic Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen Result in Equivalent Acute Mountain Sickness Incidence at High Altitude: A Prospective Randomized Trial.
Kanaan NC, Peterson AL, Pun M, Holck PS, Starling J, Basyal B, Freeman TF, Gehner JR, Keyes L, Levin DR, O’Leary CJ, Stuart KE, Thapa GB, Tiwari A, Velgersdyk JL, Zafren K, Basnyat B.
Wilderness Environ Med. 2017 Jun;28(2):72-78. doi: 10.1016/j.wem.2016.12.011. Epub 2017 May 4
PMID:28479001

The impact of migration and antimicrobial resistance on the transmission dynamics of typhoid fever in Kathmandu, Nepal: A mathematical modelling study.
Saad NJ, Bowles CC, Grenfell BT, Basnyat B, Arjyal A, Dongol S, Karkey A, Baker S, Pitzer VE.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 May 5;11(5):e0005547. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005547. eCollection 2017 May
PMID:28475605/ PMCID: PMC5435358

A longitudinal cline characterizes the genetic structure of human populations in the Tibetan plateau.
Jeong C, Peter BM, Basnyat B, Neupane M, Beall CM, Childs G, Craig SR, Novembre J, Di Rienzo A.
PLoS One. 2017 Apr 27;12(4):e0175885. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175885. eCollection 2017
PMID:28448508/ PMCID: PMC5407838

Chikungunya and Zika Virus Cases Detected against a Backdrop of Endemic Dengue Transmission in Vietnam.
Quyen NTH, Kien DTH, Rabaa M, Tuan NM, Vi TT, Van Tan L, Hung NT, Tuan HM, Van Tram T, Le Da Ha N, Quang HK, Doanh NQ, Van Vinh Chau N, Wills B, Simmons CP.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jul;97(1):146-150. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0979.
PMID:28719300

Chronic Diarrhea in a Traveler: Cyclosporiasis
Thapa SS, Basnyat B.
Am J Med. 2017 Jul 14. pii: S0002-9343(17)30694-0. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.06.018. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28716461

Current perspectives on invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella disease
Haselbeck AH, Panzner U, Im J, Baker S, Meyer CG, Marks F.
Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000398. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28731899

A cross-sectional seroepidemiological survey of typhoid fever in Fiji
Watson CH, Baker S, Lau CL, Rawalai K, Taufa M, Coriakula J, Thieu NTV, Van TT, Ngoc DTT, Hens N, Lowry J, de Alwis R, Cano J, Jenkins K, Mulholland EK, Nilles EJ, Kama M, Edmunds WJ.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 20;11(7):e0005786. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005786. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28727726

Structure of general-population antibody titer distributions to influenza A virus
Nhat NTD, Todd S, de Bruin E, Thao TTN, Vy NHT, Quan TM, Vinh DN, van Beek J, Anh PH, Lam HM, Hung NT, Thanh NTL, Huy HLA, Ha VTH, Baker S, Thwaites GE, Lien NTN, Hong TTK, Farrar J, Simmons CP, Chau NVV, Koopmans M, Boni MF
Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 20;7(1):6060. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06177-0
PMID:28729702

An evaluation of purified Salmonella Typhi protein antigens for the serological diagnosis of acutetyphoid fever
Tran Vu Thieu N, Trinh Van T, Tran Tuan A, Klemm EJ, Nguyen Ngoc Minh C, Voong Vinh P, Pham Thanh D, Ho Ngoc Dan T, Pham Duc T, Langat P, Martin LB, Galan J, Liang L, Felgner PL, Davies DH, de Jong HK, Maude RR, Fukushima M, Wijedoru L, Ghose A, Samad R, Dondorp AM, Faiz A, Darton TC, Pollard AJ, Thwaites GE, Dougan G, Parry CM, Baker S.
J Infect. 2017 Aug; 75(2):104-114. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.05.007. Epub 2017 May 25
PMID:28551371

Antioxidant defense and oxidative damage vary widely among high-altitude residents.
Janocha AJ, Comhair SAA, Basnyat B, Neupane M, Gebremedhin A, Khan A, Ricci KS, Zhang R, Erzurum SC, Beall CM
Am J Hum Biol. 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23039. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28726295

Economic factors influencing zoonotic disease dynamics: demand for poultry meat and seasonal transmission of avian influenza in Vietnam
Delabouglise A, Choisy M, Phan TD, Antoine-Moussiaux N, Peyre M, Vu TD, Pfeiffer DU, Fournié G.
Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 19;7(1):5905. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06244-6.
PMID:28724978/ PMCID: PMC5517570

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Vientiane, Laos, 2008–2014
Choisy M, Keomalaphet S, Xaydalasouk K, Quet F, Latthaphasavang V, Buisson Y.
Hepat Res Treat. 2017;2017:1284273. doi: 10.1155/2017/1284273. Epub 2017 Mar 29
PMID:28465839/ PMCID: PMC5390595

Antimicrobial resistance in bacterial poultry pathogens: a review
Nguyen T. Nhung, Niwat Chansiripornchai and Juan J. Carrique-Mas
Front. Vet. Sci. 2017 Aug 10;4:126. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2017.00126. eCollection 2017
PMID:28848739/ PMCID: PMC5554362

Characterising private and shared signatures of positive selection in 37 Asian populations.
Liu X, Lu D, Saw WY, Shaw PJ, Wangkumhang P, Ngamphiw C, Fucharoen S, Lert-Itthiporn W, Chin-Inmanu K, Chau TN, Anders K, Kasturiratne A, de Silva HJ, Katsuya T, Kimura R, Nabika T, Ohkubo T, Tabara Y, Takeuchi F, Yamamoto K, Yokota M, Mamatyusupu D, Yang W, Chung YJ, Jin L, Hoh BP, Wickremasinghe AR, Ong RH, Khor CC, Dunstan SJ, Simmons C, Tongsima S, Suriyaphol P, Kato N, Xu S, Teo YY.
Eur J Hum Genet. 2017 Apr;25(4):499-508. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.181. Epub 2017 Jan 18.
PMID:28098149/ PMCID: PMC5386408

Cardio-haemodynamic assessment and venous lactate in severe dengue: Relationship with recurrent shock and respiratory distress.
Yacoub S, Trung TH, Lam PK, Thien VHN, Hai DHT, Phan TQ, Nguyet OPK, Quyen NTH, Simmons CP, Broyd C, Screaton GR, Wills B.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 10;11(7):e0005740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005740. eCollection 2017 Jul.
PMID:28692675

Assessing evidence for avian-to-human transmission of influenza A/H9N2 virus in rural farming communities of northern Vietnam
Hoa LNM, Tuan NA, My PH, Huong TTK, Chi NTY, Hau Thu TT, Carrique-Mas J, Duong MT, Tho ND, Hoang ND, Thanh TL, Diep NT, Duong NV, Toan TK, Tung TS, Mai LQ, Iqbal M, Wertheim H, van Doorn HR, Bryant JE, The Vizions Consortium.
J Gen Virol 2017 Aug 4. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000877. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28771136

Community-level antibiotic access and use (ABACUS) in low- and middle income countries: Finding targets for social interventions to improve appropriate antimicrobial use – an observational multicenter study
H. F. L. Wertheim, Chuc N. T. K., Punpuing S., Khan W. A., Gyapong M., Asante K. P., Munguambe K., Gómez-Olivé X., Ariana P., John-Langba J., Sigauque B., Toan T. K., Tollman S., Cremers A. J. H., Nga D. T. T., Nadjm B., van Doorn H. R., Kinsman J. and Sankoh O.
Wellcome Open Res N/A
PMID:N/A

Enterovirus D68 in Viet Nam (2009-2015)
Ny NTH, Anh NT, Hang VTT, Nguyet LA, Thanh TT, Ha DQ, Minh NNQ, Ha DLA, McBride A, Tuan HM, Baker S, Tam PTT, Phuc TM, Huong DT, Loi TQ, Vu NTA, Hung NV, Minh TTT, Xang NV, Dong N, Nghia HDT, Chau NVV, Thwaites G, van Doorn HR, Anscombe C, Le Van T; VIZIONS Consortium.
Wellcome Open Res 2017 Jun 15;2:41. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.11558.1. eCollection 2017
PMID:28852711/ PMC5553084

Bacterial bloodstream infections in a tertiary infectious diseases hospital in Northern Vietnam: aetiology, drug resistance, and treatment outcome.
Dat VQ, Vu HN, Nguyen The H, Nguyen HT, Hoang LB, Vu Tien Viet D, Bui CL, Van Nguyen K, Nguyen TV, Trinh DT, Torre A, van Doorn HR, Nadjm B, Wertheim HFL.
BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 12;17(1):493. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2582-7.
PMID:28701159/ PMCID: PMC5508750

Seroprevalence of Scrub Typhus, Typhus, and Spotted Fever Among Rural and Urban Populations of Northern Vietnam
Trung NV, Hoi LT, Thuong NTH, Toan TK, Huong TTK, Hoa TM, Fox A, Kinh NV, van Doorn HR, Wertheim HFL, Bryant JE, Nadjm B.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 May;96(5):1084-1087. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0399.
PMID:28500808/ PMCID: PMC5417199

High-performance liquid chromatography with time-programmed fluorescence detection for the quantification of Levofloxacin in human plasma and cerebrospinal fluid in adults with tuberculous meningitis
Pham Van Toi, Thomas Pouplin, Nguyen Duc Khanh Tho, Pham Nguyen Phuong, Tran Thi Hong Chau, Nguyen Thuy Thuong Thuong, Dorothee Heemskerk, Tran Tinh Hien, Guy Thwaites.
J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2017 Sep 1;1061-1062:256-262. doi: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.07.032. Epub 2017 Jul 20.
PMID:28756357

Development and evaluation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the rapiddetection of Talaromyces marneffei MP1 gene in human plasma
Hien HT, Thanh TT, Thu NT, Nguyen A, Thanh NT, Lan NP, Simmons C, Shikuma C, Chau NV, Thwaites G, Le T.
Mycoses. 2016 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/myc.12530. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:27453379/ PMCID: PMC5111613

Fungal infections in HIV/AIDS
Limper AH, Adenis A, Le T, Harrison TS.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 31. pii: S1473-3099(17)30303-1. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30303-1. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28774701

Estimating the burden of scrub typhus – a systematic review
A Bonell, Y Lubell, P Newton, J Crump, D Paris
PLOS Negl. Trop. Dis. 2017 Sep 25;11(9):e0005838. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005838. eCollection 2017 Sep
PMID:28945755

Blood Pressure and Altitude: An Observational Cohort Study of Hypertensive and Nonhypertensive Himalayan Trekkers in Nepal
Keyes LE, Sallade TD, Duke C, Starling J, Sheets A, Pant S, Young DS, Twillman D, Regmi N, Phelan B, Paudel P, McElwee M, Mather L, Cole D, McConnell T, Basnyat B.
High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Aug 8. doi: 10.1089/ham.2017.0001. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28787190

Impact of a Newly Constructed Motor Vehicle Road on Altitude Illness in the Nepal Himalayas
Reisman J, Deonarain D, Basnyat B.
Wilderness Environ Med. 2017 Aug 3. pii: S1080-6032(17)30190-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wem.2017.06.003. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28781177

A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Lactobacillus acidophilus for the Treatment of Acute Watery Diarrhea in Vietnamese Children
Hong Chau TT, Chau NNM, Hoang Le NT, The HC, Voong Vinh P, To NTN, Ngoc NM, Tuan HM, Ngoc TLC, Kolader ME, Farrar JJ, Wolbers M, Thwaites GE, Baker S; Oxford-Vietnam probiotics study group.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001712. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28787388

Molecular characterization of hepatitis B virus in Vietnam
Bui TTT, Tran TT, Nghiem MN, Rahman P, Tran TTT, Dinh MNH, Le MH, Nguyen VVC, Thwaites G, Rahman M.
BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 31;17(1):601. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2697-x.
PMID:28859616

Tuberculous meningitis
Wilkinson RJ, Rohlwink U, Misra UK, van Crevel R, Mai NTH, Dooley KE, Caws M, Figaji A, Savic R, Solomons R, Thwaites GE; Tuberculous Meningitis International Research Consortium.
Nat Rev Neurol. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2017.120. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28884751

A one-year prospective study of colonization with antimicrobial-resistant organisms on admission to a Vietnamese intensive care unit
Thuy DB, Campbell J, Hoang NVM, Trinh TTT, Duong HTH, Hieu NC, Duy NHA, Hao NV, Baker S, Thwaites GE, Chau NVV, Thwaites CL
PLoS One. 2017 Sep 14;12(9):e0184847. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184847. eCollection 2017.
PMID:28910379/ PMC5599024

Strongyloides stercoralis seroprevalence in Viet Nam
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Diep, Pham Quang Thai, Nghiem Nguyen Minh Trang, Julia Jäger, Annette Fox, Peter Horby, Hoang Vu Mai Phuong, Dang Duc Anh, Le Thi Quynh Mai, H. Rogier van Doorn, Behzad Nadjm.
Epidemiol Infect 2017 Oct 17:1-5. doi: 10.1017/S0950268817002333. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29039287

Host Transcription Profile In Nasal Epithelium And Whole Blood of Hospitalised Children under two years of age with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection
Do LAH, Pellet J, van Doorn HR, Tran AT, Nguyen BH, Tran TTL, Tran QH, Vo QB, Tran Dac NA, Trinh HN, Nguyen TTH, Le Binh BT, Nguyen HMK, Nguyen MT, Thai QT, Vo TV, Ngo NQM, Dang TKH, Cao NH, Tran TV, Ho LV, De Meulder B, Auffray C, Hofstra JJ, Farrar J, Bryant JE, de Jong M, Hibberd ML
J Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 27. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix519. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29029245

Evolution and spatio-temporal dynamics of Enterovirus A71 subgenogroups in Vietnam.
Thao NTT, Donato C, Trang VTH, Kien NT, Trang PMMT, Khanh TQ, Nguyet DT, Sessions OM, Cuong HQ, Lan PT, Huong VTQ, van Doorn HR, Vijaykrishna D.
J Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 12;216(11):1371-1379. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix500.
PMID:29029128

Evaluation of the Luminex xTAG Respiratory Viral Panel FAST v2 assay for detection of multiple respiratory viral pathogens in nasal and throat swabs in Vietnam
Thi Ty Hang V, Thi Han Ny N, My Phuc T, Thi Thanh Tam P, Thao Huong D, Dang Trung Nghia H, Tran Anh Vu N, Thi Hong Phuong P, Van Xang N, Dong N, Nhu Hiep P, Van Hung N, Tinh Hien T, Rabaa M, Thwaites GE, Baker S, Van Tan L, van Doorn HR; VIZIONS consortium
Wellcome Open Res. 2017 Sep 5;2:80. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12429.1. eCollection 2017
PMID:29503874/ PMC5811805

Chikungunya fever outbreak identified in North Bali, Indonesia
Sari K, Myint KSA, Andayani AR, Adi PD, Dhenni R, Perkasa A, Ma’roef CN, Witari NPD, Megawati D, Powers AM, Jaya UA.
Trans R Sac Trop Med Hyg 2017 Oct 5:1-3. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trx054. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29029262

Prognostic models for 9 month mortality in tuberculous meningitis
Le Thi Phuong Thao, A Dorothee Heemskerk, Ronald B Geskus, Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai, Dang Thi Minh Ha, Tran Thi Hong Chau, Nguyen Hoan Phu, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Maxine Caws, Nguyen Huu Lan, Do Dang Anh Thu, Nguyen Thuy Thuong Thuong, Jeremy Day, Jeremy J Farrar, M Estee Torok, Nguyen Duc Bang, Guy E Thwaites, Marcel Wolbers.
Clin Infect Dis 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix849. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29029055

Long-term outcome in survivors of neonatal tetanus following specialist intensive care in Vietnam
Trieu HT, Anh NTK, Vuong HNT, Dao TTM, Hoa NTX, Tuong VNC, Dinh PT, Wills B, Qui PT, Van Tan L, Yen LM, Sabanathan S, Thwaites CL
BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 25;17(1):646. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2748-3.
PMID:28946862

No clinical benefit of empirical antimicrobial therapy for pediatric diarrhea in a high usage, high resistance setting.
Duong VT, Tuyen HT, Minh PV, Campbell JI, Phuc HL, Nhu TDH, Tu LTP, Chau TTH, Nhi LTQ, Hung NT, Ngoc NM, Huong NTT, Vi LL, Thompson CN, Thwaites GE, de Alwis R, Baker S.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix844. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29029149

The Aetiologies of Central Nervous System Infections in Hospitalised Cambodian Children
Turner P, Suy K, Tan LV, Sar P, Miliya T, Hong NTT, Hang VTT, Ny NTH, Soeng S, Day NPJ, van Doorn HR, Turner C.
BMC Infect Dis 2017 Dec 29;17(1):806. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2915-6.
PMID:29284418/ PMC5747189

Long-term outcomes of patients with Streptococcus suis infection in Viet Nam: a case-control study
V. T. L. Huong, Long H. B., Kinh N. V., Ngan T. T. D., Dung V. T. V., Nadjm B., van Doorn H. R., Hoa N. T., Horby P. and Wertheim H. F. L.
J Infect. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0163-4453(17)30311-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.09.019. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28970042

A current perspective on antimicrobial resistance in Southeast Asia
Zellweger RM, Carrique-Mas J, Limmathurotsakul D, Day NPJ, Thwaites GE, Baker S; Southeast Asia Antimicrobial Resistance Network.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 7. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx260. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28961709

Co-trimoxazole versus azithromycin for the treatment of undifferentiated febrile illness in Nepal: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Sunil Pokharel, Buddha Basnyat, Amit Arjyal, Saruna Pathak Mahat, Raj Kumar KC, Abhusani Bhuju, Buddhi Poudyal, Evelyne Kestelyn, Ritu Shrestha, Dung Nguyen Thi Phuong, Rajkumar Thapa, Manan Karki, Sabina Dongol, Abhilasha Karkey, Marcel Wolbers, Stephen Baker and Guy Thwaites
Trials DOI 10.1186/s13063-017-2199-6
PMID:28969659

Transmission traits of malaria parasites within the mosquito: genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity, and consequences for control
T. Lefèvre, Ohm J., Dabiré K., Cohuet A., Choisy M., Thomas M. and Cator L.
Evolutionary Applications doi: 10.1111/eva.12571
PMID:N/A

Itraconazole or Amphotericin B for Talaromycosis
Le T, Thwaites G, Wolbers M
N Engl J Med. 2017 Oct 5;377(14):1403. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1709123.
PMID:28976858

Improved algorithmic complexity for the 3SEQ recombination detection algorithm
Lam HM, Ratmann O, Boni MF.
Mol Biol Evol. 2017 Oct 3. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msx263. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29029186

Is a randomized trial of a short course of aminoglycoside added to beta lactam antibiotics for empirical treatment in critically ill patients with sepsis justified?
Ong DSY, van Werkhoven CH, Cremer OL, Thwaites GE, Bonten MJM.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Oct 5. pii: S1198-743X(17)30535-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.09.020. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28989114

Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of ESBL and AmpC producing organisms associated with bacteraemia in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Lan NPH, Hien NH, Le Thi Phuong T, Thanh DP, Thieu NTV, Ngoc DTT, Tuyen HT, Vinh PV, Ellington MJ, Thwaites GE, Van Vinh Chau N, Baker S, Boinett CJ
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Oct 16;6:105. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0265-1. eCollection 2017
PMID:29046783/ PMC5644090

Immune status alters the probability of apparent illness due to dengue virus infection: Evidence from a pooled analysis across multiple cohort and cluster studies
Clapham HE, Cummings DAT, Johansson MA
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Sep 27;11(9):e0005926. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005926. eCollection 2017 Sep
PMID:28953902

Tuberculous meningitis
Guy Thwaites
Medicine N/A
PMID:N/A

The evolution of antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella Typhi
Karkey A, Thwaites GE, Baker S
Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2017 Oct 20. doi: 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000406. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29059070

A spatial and temporal analysis of paediatric central nervous system infections from 2005 to 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho NT, Hoang VMT, LE NNT, Nguyen DT, Tran A, Kaki D, Tran PM, Thompson CN, Ngo MNQ, Truong KH, Nguyen HT, Ha TM, Nguyen CVV, Thwaites GE, Thakur KT, Hesdorffer D, Baker S.
Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Oct 24:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S095026881700228X. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29061204

The prevalence, incidence and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infections in forest rangersin Bu Gia Map National Park, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam: a pilot study
Son DH, Thuy-Nhien N, von Seidlein L, Le Phuc-Nhi T, Phu NT, Tuyen NTK, Tran NH, Van Dung N, Van Quan B, Day NPJ, Dondorp AM, White NJ, Thwaites GE, Hien TT.
Malar J. 2017 Nov 6;16(1):444. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2091-6.
PMID:29110709

Economic evaluations of mass drug administration: The importance of economies of scale and scope
Turner HC, Toor J, Hollingsworth TD, Anderson RM
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 8. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix1001. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29126255

Characterization of Posa and Posa-like virus genomes in fecal samples from humans, pigs, rats, and bats collected from a single location in Vietnam
Oude Munnink BB, Phan MVT; VIZIONS Consortium, Simmonds P, Koopmans MPG, Kellam P, van der Hoek L, Cotten M.
Virus Evol. 2017 Aug 23;3(2):vex022. doi: 10.1093/ve/vex022. eCollection 2017 Jul.
PMID:28948041/ PMC5597861

Assessment and Translation of the Antibody-in-Lymphocyte Supernatant (ALS) Assay to Improve the Diagnosis of Enteric Fever in Two Controlled Human Infection Models and an Endemic Area of Nepal
Darton TC, Jones C, Dongol S, Voysey M, Blohmke CJ, Shrestha R, Karkey A, Shakya M, Arjyal A, Waddington CS, Gibani M, Carter MJ, Basnyat B, Baker S, Pollard AJ.
Front Microbiol. 2017 Oct 23;8:2031. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02031. eCollection 2017.
PMID:29109704/ PMC5660281

Identification of Novel Serodiagnostic Signatures of Typhoid Fever Using a Salmonella Proteome Array
Darton TC, Baker S, Randall A, Dongol S, Karkey A, Voysey M, Carter MJ, Jones C, Trappl K, Pablo J, Hung C, Teng A, Shandling A, Le T, Walker C, Molina D, Andrews J, Arjyal A, Basnyat B, Pollard AJ, Blohmke CJ.
Front Microbiol. 2017 Sep 19;8:1794. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01794. eCollection 2017
PMID:28970824/ PMC5609549

Genetic epidemiology of dengue viruses in phase III trials of the CYD tetravalent dengue vaccineand implications for efficacy
Rabaa MA, Girerd-Chambaz Y, Duong Thi Hue K, Vu Tuan T, Wills B, Bonaparte M, van der Vliet D, Langevin E, Cortes M, Zambrano B, Dunod C, Wartel-Tram A, Jackson N, Simmons CP.
Elife. 2017 Sep 5;6. pii: e24196. doi: 10.7554/eLife.24196.
PMID:28871961/ PMC5584992

Skin dendritic cell and T cell activation associated with dengue shock syndrome.
Duyen HTL, Cerny D, Trung DT, Pang J, Velumani S, Toh YX, Qui PT, Hao NV, Simmons C, Haniffa M, Wills B, Fink K.
Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 27;7(1):14224. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14640-1
PMID:29079750/ PMC5660158

The equity impact of community women’s groups to reduce neonatal mortality: a meta-analysis of four cluster randomized trials
Houweling TAJ, Looman CWN, Azad K, Das S, King C, Kuddus A, Lewycka S, Manandhar DS, Sah More N, Morrison J, Phiri T, Rath S, Rosato M, Sen A, Tripathy P, Prost A, Osrin D, Costello A.
Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Aug 25. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx160. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29024995

Spread of a single multidrug resistant malaria parasite lineage (PfPailin) to Vietnam
Imwong M, Hien TT, Thuy-Nhien NT, Dondorp AM, White NJ.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Oct;17(10):1022-1023. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30524-8.
PMID:28948924

Characterisation of the opposing effects of G6PD deficiency on cerebral malaria and severe malarial anaemia
Clarke GM, Rockett K, Kivinen K, Hubbart C, Jeffreys AE, Rowlands K, Jallow M, Conway DJ, Bojang KA, Pinder M, Usen S, Sisay-Joof F, Sirugo G, Toure O, Thera MA, Konate S, Sissoko S, Niangaly A, Poudiougou B, Mangano VD, Bougouma EC, Sirima SB, Modiano D, Amenga-Etego LN, Ghansah A, Koram KA, Wilson MD, Enimil A, Evans J, Amodu OK, Olaniyan S, Apinjoh T, Mugri R, Ndi A, Ndila CM, Uyoga S, Macharia A, Peshu N, Williams TN, Manjurano A, Sepúlveda N, Clark TG, Riley E, Drakeley C, Reyburn H, Nyirongo V, Kachala D, Molyneux M, Dunstan SJ, Phu NH, Quyen NN, Thai CQ, Hien TT, Manning L, Laman M, Siba P, Karunajeewa H, Allen S, Allen A, Davis TM, Michon P, Mueller I, Molloy SF, Campino S, Kerasidou A, Cornelius VJ, Hart L, Shah SS, Band G, Spencer CC, Agbenyega T, Achidi E, Doumbo OK, Farrar J, Marsh K, Taylor T, Kwiatkowski DP; MalariaGEN Consortium
Elife. 2017 Jan 9;6. pii: e15085. doi: 10.7554/eLife.15085.
PMID:28067620/ PMC5222559

Defining Surrogate Endpoints for Clinical Trials in Severe Falciparum Malaria.
Jeeyapant A, Kingston HW, Plewes K, Maude RJ, Hanson J, Herdman MT, Leopold SJ, Ngernseng T, Charunwatthana P, Phu NH, Ghose A, Hasan MM, Fanello CI, Faiz MA, Hien TT, Day NP, White NJ, Dondorp AM
PLoS One. 2017 Jan 4;12(1):e0169307. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169307. eCollection 2017
PMID:28052109/ PMC5215574

The Host Protein Reticulon 3.1A Is Utilized by Flaviviruses to Facilitate Membrane Remodelling
Aktepe TE, Liebscher S, Prier JE, Simmons CP, Mackenzie JM.
Cell Rep. 2017 Nov 7;21(6):1639-1654. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.10.055.
PMID:29117567

Nomogram for survival analysis in the presence of competing risks
Zhang Z, Geskus RB, Kattan MW, Zhang H, Liu T
Ann Transl Med 2017 Oct;5(20):403. doi: 10.21037/atm.2017.07.27.
PMID:29152503/ PMC5673789

Itraconazole and antiretroviral therapy: strategies for empirical dosing – Author’s reply
Le T, Adenis A, Limper A, Harrison T
Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Nov;17(11):1123-1124. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30582-0.
PMID:29115263

When prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission fails: preventing pretreatment drug resistance in African children
Inzaule SC, Hamers RL, Calis J, Boerma R, Sigaloff K, Zeh C, Mugyenyi P, Akanmu S, Rinke de Wit TF.
AIDS. 2017 Nov 10. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001696. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29135578

Influence of Stress and Antibiotic Resistance on Cell-Length Distribution in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Clinical Isolates
Vijay S, Vinh DN, Hai HT, Ha VTN, Dung VTM, Dinh TD, Nhung HN, Tram TTB, Aldridge BB, Hanh NT, Thu DDA, Phu NH, Thwaites GE, Thuong NTT
Front. Microbiol. 2017 Nov 21;8:2296. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02296. eCollection 2017
PMID:29209302/ PMC5702322

Global phylogenetic analysis of Escherichia coli and plasmids carrying the mcr-1 gene indicatesbacterial diversity but plasmid restriction
Matamoros S, van Hattem JM, Arcilla MS, Willemse N, Melles DC, Penders J, Vinh TN, Thi Hoa N; COMBAT consortium, de Jong MD, Schultsz C
Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 10;7(1):15364. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15539-7.
PMID:29127343/ PMC5681592

A 23-year retrospective investigation of Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi isolated in a tertiary Kathmandu hospital
Zellweger RM, Basnyat B, Shrestha P, Prajapati KG, Dongol S, Sharma PK, Koirala S, Darton TC, Dolecek C, Thompson CN, Thwaites GE, Baker SG, Karkey A
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Nov 27;11(11):e0006051. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006051. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29176850

Developing an antimicrobial resistance reference laboratory and surveillance programme in Vietnam
Kinh NV, Wertheim HFL, Thwaites GE, Khue LN, Thai CH, Khoa NT, Thi Bich Ha N, Trung NV, Crook D, van Doorn HR
Lancet Glob Health 2017 Dec;5(12):e1186-e1187. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30370-4.
PMID:29132611

Molecular characterization of hepatitis B virus in Bangladesh reveals a highly recombinant population.
Munshi SU, Tran TTT, Vo TNT, Tabassum S, Sultana N, Nguyen TH, Jahan M, Le CN, Baker S, Rahman M.
PLoS One. 2017 Dec 7;12(12):e0188944. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188944. eCollection 2017
PMID:29216251

Field- and clinically-derived estimates of Wolbachia-mediated blocking of dengue virus transmission potential in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
Carrington LB, Tran BCN, Le NTH, Luong TTH, Nguyen TT, Nguyen PT, Nguyen CVV, Nguyen HTC, Vu TT, Vo LT, Le DT, Vu NT, Nguyen GT, Luu HQ, Dang AD, Hurst TP, O’Neill SL, Tran VT, Kien DTH, Nguyen NM, Wolbers M, Wills B, Simmons CP
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 9;115(2):361-366. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1715788115. Epub 2017 Dec 26
PMID:29279375/ PMC5777059

Effects of women’s groups practising participatory learning and action on preventive and care-seeking behaviours to reduce neonatal mortality: A meta-analysis of cluster-randomised trials.
Seward N, Neuman M, Colbourn T, Osrin D, Lewycka S, Azad K, Costello A, Das S, Fottrell E, Kuddus A, Manandhar D, Nair N, Nambiar B, Shah More N, Phiri T, Tripathy P, Prost A.
PLoS Med. 2017 Dec 5;14(12):e1002467. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002467. eCollection 2017 Dec.
PMID:29206833

Adjunctive rifampicin for Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (ARREST): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Thwaites GE, Scarborough M, Szubert A, Nsutebu E, Tilley R, Greig J, Wyllie SA, Wilson P, Auckland C, Cairns J, Ward D, Lal P, Guleri A, Jenkins N, Sutton J, Wiselka M, Armando GR, Graham C, Chadwick PR, Barlow G, Gordon NC, Young B, Meisner S, McWhinney P, Price DA, Harvey D, Nayar D, Jeyaratnam D, Planche T, Minton J, Hudson F, Hopkins S, Williams J, Török ME, Llewelyn MJ, Edgeworth JD, Walker AS; United Kingdom Clinical Infection Research Group (UKCIRG)
Lancet. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S0140-6736(17)32456-X. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32456-X. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29249276

Antimicrobial residues and resistance against critically important antimicrobials in non-typhoidal Salmonella from meat sold at wet markets and supermarkets in Vietnam
Nhung NT, Van NTB, Cuong NV, Duong TTQ, Nhat TT, Hang TTT, Nhi NTH, Kiet BT, Hien VB, Ngoc PT, Campbell J, Thwaites G, Carrique-Mas J.
Int J Food Microbiol. 2017 Dec 17;266:301-309. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.12.015. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29275223

Ventilator-associated respiratory infection in a resource-restricted setting: impact and etiology
Phu VD, Nadjm B, Duy NH, Co DX, Mai NTH, Trinh DT, Campbell J, Khiem DP, Quang TN, Loan HT, Binh HS, Dinh QD, Thuy DB, Lan HNP, Ha NH, Bonell A, Larsson M, Hoan HM, Tuan ĐQ, Hanberger H, Minh HNV, Yen LM Van Hao N, Binh NG, Chau NVV, Van Kinh N, Thwaites GE, Wertheim HF, van Doorn HR,Thwaites CL.
J Intensive Care. 2017 Dec 19;5:69. doi: 10.1186/s40560-017-0266-4. eCollection 2017.
PMID:29276607/ PMC5738227

Discovery, research, and development of new antibiotics: the WHO priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and tuberculosis
Tacconelli E, Carrara E, Savoldi A, Harbarth S, Mendelson M, Monnet DL, Pulcini C, Kahlmeter G, KluytmansJ, Carmeli Y, Ouellette M, Outterson K, Patel J, Cavaleri M, Cox EM, Houchens CR, Grayson ML, Hansen P, Singh N, Theuretzbacher U, Magrini N; WHO Pathogens Priority List Working Group.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S1473-3099(17)30753-3. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30753-3. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:29276051

Reflections on the ethics of participatory visual methods to engage communities in global health research
Gillian F. Black, Alun Davies, Dalia Iskander and Mary Chambers.
Global Bioethics https://doi.org/10.1080/11287462.2017.1415722
PMID:N/A

Social mixing in Fiji: Who-eats-with-whom contact patterns and the implications of age and ethnic heterogeneity for disease dynamics in the Pacific Islands
Watson CH, Coriakula J, Ngoc DTT, Flasche S, Kucharski AJ, Lau CL, Thieu NTV, le Polain de Waroux O, Rawalai K, Van TT, Taufa M, Baker S, Nilles EJ, Kama M, Edmunds WJ
PLoS One. 2017 Dec 6;12(12):e0186911. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186911. eCollection 2017
PMID:29211731/ PMC5718486

Frequent co-infection among human group a rotaviruses in Thailand
Rabaa MA, Dung TTN, Duy PT, Bodhidatta L, Swierczewski B, Sessions OM, Mason CJ, Baker S
Virus Evol. 2017 Mar 5;3(Suppl 1). pii: vew036.027. doi: 10.1093/ve/vew036.027. eCollection 2017 Mar.
PMID:28845279/ PMC5565994

The emergence of G8P[8] rotavirus group A across Vietnam
Duy PT, Dung TTN, Sessions OM, Rabaa MA, Baker S
Virus Evol. 2017 Mar 5;3(Suppl 1). pii: vew036.049. doi: 10.1093/ve/vew036.049. eCollection 2017 Mar.
PMID:28845269/ PMC5565981

Assessing gut microbiota perturbations during the early phase of infectious diarrhea in Vietnamese children
The HC, Florez de Sessions P, Jie S, Pham Thanh D, Thompson CN, Nguyen Ngoc Minh C, Chu CW, Tran TA, Thomson NR, Thwaites GE, Rabaa MA, Hibberd M, Baker S.
Gut Microbes. 2017 Aug 2:1-17. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2017.1361093. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:28767339

Acute high-altitude illness
Basnyat B, Hofmeyr R, Tölken G, De Decker R.
S Afr Med J. 2017 Nov 27;107(12):1047-1048. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i12.12863
PMID:29262952

In Reply to Drs Lipman and Hackett
Kanaan NC, Peterson AL, Pun M, Thapa GB, Tiwari A, Basyal B, Holck PS, Starling J, Freeman TF, Gehner JR, Keyes L, Levin DR, O’Leary CJ, Stuart KE, Velgersdyk JL, Zafren K, Basnyat B
Wilderness Environ Med. 2017 Dec;28(4):385-387. doi: 10.1016/j.wem.2017.09.005. Epub 2017 Oct 28.
PMID:29110912

Reentry High Altitude Pulmonary Edema in the Himalayas
Baniya S, Holden C, Basnyat B
High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Dec;18(4):425-427. doi: 10.1089/ham.2017.0088. Epub 2017 Sep 14.
PMID:28910201

Relationship Between Occupational Physical Activity and Subclinical Vascular Damage in Moderate-Altitude Dwellers
Ujka K, Bruno RM, Bastiani L, Bernardi E, Sdringola P, Dikic N, Basyal B, Bhandari SS, Basnyat B, Cogo A, Pratali L
High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Sep;18(3):249-257. doi: 10.1089/ham.2016.0104. Epub 2017 Sep 6
PMID:28876129

Relationship Between Occupational Physical Activity and Subclinical Vascular Damage in Moderate-Altitude Dwellers
Sharma P, Bhuju A, Tuladhar R, Parry CM, Basnyat B
BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Aug 20;2017. pii: bcr-2017-221213. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-221213
PMID:28827431

The Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC): Vaccine effectiveness study designs: Accelerating the introduction of typhoid conjugate vaccines and reducing the global burden of enteric fever. Report from a meeting held on 26-27 October 2016, Oxford, UK
Meiring JE, Gibani M; Basnyat B, Bentsi-Enchill AD, Clemens J, Darton TC, Date K, Dougan G, Garrett D, Gessner BD, Gordon MA, Heyderman RS, Hombach J, Kotloff KL, Levine MM, Luby SP, Mohan VK, Marfin AA, Mulholland K, Neuzil K, Pitzer VE, Pollard AJ, Qadri F, Salisbury D, Zaidi A
Vaccine. 2017 Sep 12;35(38):5081-5088. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.08.001. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
PMID:28802757

Tetanus and Botulism
Thwaites CL.
Medicine 45 (2017) pp. 739-742 DOI: 10.1016/j.mpmed.2017.09.004
PMID:N/A

Cryptococcal meningitis: A neglected NTD?
Molloy SF, Chiller T, Greene GS, Burry J, Govender NP, Kanyama C, Mfinanga S, Lesikari S, Mapoure YN, Kouanfack C, Sini V, Temfack E, Boulware DR, Dromer F, Denning DW, Day J, Stone NRH, Bicanic T, Jarvis JN, Lortholary O, Harrison TS, Jaffar S, Loyse A.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 29;11(6):e0005575. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005575. eCollection 2017 Jun
PMID:28662028/ PMC5490932

AIDS-Related Mycoses: Current Progress in the Field and Future Priorities
Armstrong-James D, Bicanic T, Brown GD, Hoving JC, Meintjes G, Nielsen K; Working Group from the EMBO Workshop on AIDS-Related Mycoses
Trends Microbiol. 2017 Jun;25(6):428-430. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2017.02.013. Epub 2017 Apr 25
PMID:28454846

Improving Large Area Population Mapping Using Geotweet Densities
Patel NN, Stevens FR, Huang Z, Gaughan AE, Elyazar I, Tatem AJ
Trans GIS Trans GIS. 2017 Apr;21(2):317-331. doi: 10.1111/tgis.12214. Epub 2016 Jun 30. DOI: 10.1111/tgis.12214
PMID:28515661

Chikungunya fever outbreak identified in North Bali, Indonesia
Kartika Sari, Khin Saw Aye Myint, Ayu Rai Andayani, Putu Dwi Adi, Rama Dhenni, Aditya Perkasa, Chairin Nisa Maroef, Ni Putu Diah Witari, Dewi Megawati, Ann M. Powers and Ungke Anton Jaya
Trans R Sac Trop Med Hyg 05 October 2017 Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2017; 00: 1–3. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trx054
PMID:N/A

Understanding the mechanisms and drivers of antimicrobial resistance
Holmes AH, Moore LS, Sundsfjord A, Steinbakk M, Regmi S, Karkey A, Guerin PJ, Piddock LJ.
Lancet. 2015 Nov 17. pii: S0140-6736(15)00473-0. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00473-0. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26603922

Maximising access to achieve appropriate human antimicrobial use in low-income and middle-income countries.
Mendelson M, Røttingen JA, Gopinathan U, Hamer DH, Wertheim H5, Basnyat B, Butler C, Tomson G, Balasegaram M
Lancet. 2015 Nov 17. pii: S0140-6736(15)00547-4. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00547-4. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26603919

A brief history of Qinghaosu
White NJ, Hien TT, Nosten FH
Trends in Parasitology 015 Nov 19. pii: S1471-4922(15)00233-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2015.10.010
PMID:26776328

Targeting vivax malaria in the Asia Pacific: The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network Vivax Working Group
The Vivax Working Group*
Malaria journal The Vivax Working Group Malar J (2015) 14:48. DOI 10.1186/s12936-015-0958-y
PMID:26627892

Malaria eradication and elimination: views on how to translate a vision into reality.
Tanner M, Greenwood B, Whitty CJ, Ansah EK, Price RN, Dondorp AM, von Seidlein L, Baird JK, Beeson JG, Fowkes FJ,Hemingway J, Marsh K, Osier F
BMC Med. 2015 Jul 25;13:167. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0384-6.
PMID:26208740

Randomized trial of primaquine hypnozoitocidal efficacy when administered with artemisinin combined blood schizontocides for radical cure of Plasmodium vivax in Indonesia
Erni J. Nelwan, Lenny L. Ekawati, Bagus Tjahjono, Rianto Setiabudy, Inge Sutanto, Krisin Chand, Tyas Ekasari, Dwi Djoko, Hasan Basri, W. Robert Taylor, Stephan Duparc, Decy Subekti, Iqbal Elyazar, Rintis Noviyanti, Herawati Sudoyo and J. Kevin Baird
BMC MEdicine DOI 10.1186/s12916-015-0535-9
PMID:26654101

Seasonality of absolute humidity explains seasonality of influenza-like illness in Vietnam
Thai PQ, Choisy M, Duong TN, Thiem VD, Yen NT, Hien NT, Weiss DJ, Boni MF, Horby P
Epidemics. 2015 Dec;13:65-73. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2015.06.002. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
PMID:26616043

The baseline characterisitcs and interim analyses of the high-risk sentinel cohort of the Vietnam Initative on Zoonotic InfectiONS (VIZIONS)
Juan J. Carrique-Mas, Ngo T. Tue, Juliet E. Bryant, Karen Saylors, Nguyen V. Cuong, Ngo T. Hoa, Nguyen N. An, Vo B. Hien, Pham V. Lao, Nguyen C. Tu, Nguyen K. Chuyen, Nguyen T.K. Chuc, Dinh V. Tan, Hoang Van V. Duong, Tran K. Toan, Nguyen T.Y. Chi, James Campbell, Maia A. Rabaa, Behzad Nadjm, Mark Woolhouse, Heiman Wertheim, Guy Thwaites & Stephen Baker
Nature – Scientific Reports Scientific Reports | 5:17965 | DOI: 10.1038/srep17965
PMID:26659094

High prevalence of PI resistance in patients failing second-line ART in Vietnam.
Thao VP, Quang VM, Day JN, Chinh NT, Shikuma CM, Farrar J, Vinh Chau NV, Thwaites GE, Dunstan SJ, Le T
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Dec 11. pii: dkv385. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26661398

Clinical implications of reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones in paediatric Shigella sonnei and Shigella flexneri infections
Thompson CN, Thieu NT, Vinh PV, Duc AN, Wolbers M, Vinh H, Campbell JI, Ngoc, DT, Hoang NV, Thanh TH, The HC, Nguyen TN, Lan NP, Parry CM, Chau NV, Thwaites G, Thanh DP, Baker S
J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Dec 17. pii: dkv400
PMID:26679253

The transfer and decay of maternal antibody against Shigella sonnei in a longitudinal cohort of Vietnamese infants
Thompson CN, Tu LT, Anders KL, Hieu NT, Vi LL, Chau NV, Duong VT, Chau NN, Chau TT, Tuyen HT, Nga TV, Van Minh P, Nhu TD, Nhi LT,Saul A, Martin LB, Podda A, Gerke C, Thwaites G, Simmons CP, Baker S
Vaccine. 2015 Dec 29. pii: S0264-410X(15)01844-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.12.047. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26742945

Large-scale screening and characterization of enteroviruses and kobuviruses infecting pigs in Vietnam
Nguyen DV, Anh PH, Cuong NV, Hoa NT, Carrique-Mas J, Hien VB, Sharp C, Rabaa M, Berto A, Campbell J, Baker S, Farrar J, Woolhouse ME, Bryant JE, Simmonds P
J Gen Virol 2015 Dec 9. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000366.
PMID:26653281

High performance liquid chromatography method for implementation of therapeutic drug monitoring of Vancomycin at Hospital for Tropical Diseases – Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
PV. Toi, NDK. Tho, PN. Phuong, HP. Thao, TT. Quynh, HTM. Thuy, DTH. Hanh, NVV. Chau, GE. Thwaites, TT. Hien
Mahidol University – Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Mahidol Univ J Pharm Sci 2015; 42 (4), 186-194
PMID:no PMID yet

Oral versus intravenous antibiotic treatment for bone and joint infections (OVIVA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Li HK, Scarborough M, Zambellas R, Cooper C, Rombach I, Walker AS, Lipsky BA, Briggs A, Seaton A, Atkins B, Woodhouse A, Berendt A,Byren I, Angus B, Pandit H, Stubbs D, McNally M, Thwaites G, Bejon P
Trials. 2015 Dec 21;16:583. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-1098-y.
PMID:26690812

Direct whole-genome deep-sequencing of human respiratory syncytial virus A and B from Vietnamese children identifies distinct patterns of inter- and intra-host evolution.
Lien Anh Ha Do, Andreas Wilm, H. Rogier van Doorn, Ha Minh Lam, Shuzhen Sim, PhD; Rashmi Sukumaran; Anh Tuan Tran; Bach Hue Nguyen, Thi Thu Loan Tran, Quynh Huong Tran, Quoc Bao Vo, Nguyen Anh Tran Dac, Hong Nhien Trinh, Thi Thanh Hai Nguyen, Bao Tinh Le Binh, Khanh Le, Minh Tien Nguyen, Quang Tung Thai, Thanh Vu Vo, Ngoc Quang Minh Ngo, Thi Kim Huyen Dang, Ngoc Huong Cao, Thu Van Tran, Lu Viet Ho, Jeremy Farrar, Menno De Jong, Swaine Chen, Niranjan Nagarajan, JE Bryant, Martin Lloyd Hibbert.
J GenVirol 2015 Sep 25. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000298. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26407694

Longterm Mortality After Rapid Screening and Decolonization of Staphylococcus Aureus Carriers: ObservationalFollow-up Study of a Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial.
Bode LG, Rijen MM, Wertheim HF, Vandenbroucke-Grauls CM, Troelstra A, Voss A, Verbrugh HA, Vos MC, Kluytmans JA.
Ann Surg. 2015 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:26565136

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