Publications: Diagnostic Methods

Capillaria Ova and Diagnosis of Trichuris trichiura Infection in Humans by Kato-Katz Smear, Liberia.
K Fischer, A Gankpala, L Gankpala, FK Bolay, KC Curtis, GJ Weil, PU Fischer
Emerg Infect Dis 2018;24(8):1551-1554

Identification and characterization of Loa loa antigens responsible for cross-reactivity with rapid diagnostic tests for lymphatic filariasis.
MI Hertz, H Nana-Djeunga, J Kamgno, A Jelil Njouendou, V Chawa Chunda, S Wanji, PJ Budge
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018;12(11)

Differential human gut microbiome assemblages during soil-transmitted helminth infections in Indonesia and Liberia.
BA Rosa, T Supali, L. Gankpala, Y Djuardi, E Sartono, Y Zhou, K Fischer, J Martin, R Tyagi, FK Bolay, PU Fischer, M Yazdanbakhsh, M Mitreva
Microbiome 2018;6(33)

A multi-center field study of two point-of-care tests for circulating Wuchereria bancrofti antigenemia in Africa.
CB Chesnais, NP Awaca-Uvon, FK Bolay, M Boussinesq, PU Fischer, L Gankpala, A Meite, F Missamou, SD Pion, GJ Weil
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017;11(9):1-15

Use of a novel portable 3D scanner to measure limb volume and circumference in patients with filarial lymphedema.
C Yahathugoda, M Weiler, R Rao, L De Silva, J Dixon, M Weerasooriya, GJ Weil, P Budge
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017;97:1836-1842

Familial aggregation and heritability of Wuchereria bancrofti infection.
CB Chesnais, A Sabbagh, SD Pion, F Missamou, A Garcia, MJ Boussinesq
JID 2016;214:587-594

A Comparison of two tests for filarial antigenemia in areas in Sri Lanka and Indonesia with low-level persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration.
TC Yahathugoda, T Supali, RU Rao, Y Djuardi, D Stefani, F Pical, PU Fischer, MM Lloyd, PH Premaratne, MV Weerasooriya, GJ Weil
Parasites & Vectors 2015;8:369

Conventional parasitology and DNA-based diagnostic methods for onchocerciasis elimination programmes.
MM Lloyd, R Gilbert, NT Taha, GJ Weil, A Meite, IMM Kouakou, PU Fischer
Acta Trop 2015;146:114-118

Diagnostic tools for onchocerciasis elimination programs.
J Vlaminck, PU Fischer, GJ Weil
Trends in Parasitology 2015;31:571-82

Filarial Antigenemia and Loa loa Night Blood Microfilaremia in an Area Without Bancroftian Filariasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
DK Bakajika, MM Nigo, JP Lotsima, GA Masikini, K Fischer, MM Lloyd, GJ Weil, PU Fischer
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014;91(6):1142-1148

Laboratory and field evaluation of a new rapid test for detecting Wuchereria bancrofti antigen in human blood.
GJ Weil, KC Curtis, L Fakoli, K Fischer, L Gankpala, PJ Lammie, AC Majewski, S Pelletreau, KY Won, FK Bolay, PU Fischer
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013;89(1):11-15

Semi-quantitative scoring of an immunochromatographic test for circulating filarial antigen.
CB Chesnais, F Missamou, SDS Pion, J Bopda, F Louya, AC Majewski, GJ Weil, M Boussinesq
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013;89(5):916-91