DOLF Sponsored

Systematic sampling of adults as a sensitive means of detecting persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration in Sri Lanka
Rao RU, Samarasekera SD, Nagodavithana KC, Puhchihewa MW, Ranasinghe USB, Weil GJ.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 in press

Pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy of a single co-administered dose of diethylcarbamazine, albendazole and ivermectin in adults with and without Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Côte d’Ivoire
Edi C, Bjerum CM, Koudou BG, Chhonker YS, Penali LK, Meite A, Ouattara AF, Weil GJ, King CL, and Murry DJ.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019  in press

Risk factors for lymphatic filariasis in two villages of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Chenais CB, Awaca-Uvon NP, Vlaminck J, Tambwe JP, Weil GJ, Pion SD, Boussinesq M.
Parasites & Vectors. 2019;12:162

Comparison of the impact of annual and semiannual mass drug administration on lymphatic filariasis prevalence in Flores Island, Indonesia
T Supali, Y Djuardi, A Lomiga,  SN Linda, E Iskander, CW Goss, JP Miller, GJ Weil, PU Fischer
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019;100(2)336-343

A Trial of a Triple-Drug Treatment for Lymphatic Filariasis
CL King, J Suamani, N Sanuku, YC Cheng, S Satofan, B Mancuso, CW Goss, LJ Robinson, PM Siba, GJ Weil, JW Kazura
N Engl J Med. 2018;379(19) 1801-1810

 Adverse events following single dose treatment of lymphatic filariasis: Observations from a review of the literature
PJ Budge, C Herbert, BJ Andersen, GJ Weil
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(5)

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)

Update on the current status of onchocerciasis in Cote d’Ivoire following 40 years of intervention: Progress and challenges
BG Koudou, MM, Kouakou, AF Ouattara, S Yeo, P Brika, A Meite, PU Fischer
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(10)

Comprehensive assessment of a hotspot with persistent bancroftian filariasis in coastal Sri Lanka
RU Rao, SD Samarasekera, KC Nagodavithana, TDM Dassanayaka, MW Punchihewa, USB Ranasinghe, GJ Weil
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018;99:735-742

Changes in cytokine, filarial antigen, and DNA levels associated with adverse events following treatment of lymphatic filariasis
BJ Andersen, J Kumar, K Curtis, N Sanuku, S Satafan, CL King, PU Fischer, GJ Weil
J Infec Dis. 2018;217: 280- 287

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)

Reassessment of areas with persistent Lymphatic Filariasis nine years after cessation of mass drug administration in Sri Lanka
RU Rao, SD Samarasekera, DC Nagodavithana, TDM Dassanayaka, MW Punchihewa, USB Ranasinghe, GJ Weil.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006066

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

Effect of 3 years of biannual mass drug administration with albendazole on lymphatic filariasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections: a community-based study in Republic of the Congo
SDS Pion, CB Chenaiz, GJ Weil, PU Fischer, F Missamou, M Boussinesq
Lancet Infect Dis. 2017;17(7):763-769

Potential Value of Triple Drug Therapy with Ivermectin, Diethylcarbamazine, and Albendazole (IDA) to Accelerate Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis in Africa
PU Fischer, CL King, JA Jacobson, GJ Weil
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11(1): 1-10

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

Effectiveness of a Triple-Drug Regimen for Global Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis: A Modelling Study
MA Irvine, WA Stolk, ME Smith, S Subramanian, BK Singh, GJ Weil, E Michael, TD Hollingsworth
Lancet Infect Dis. 2016;17(4):451-458

Measurement of Circulating Filarial Antigen Levels in Human Blood with a Point-of-Care Test Strip and a Portable Spectrodensitometer
CB Chesnais, J Vlaminck, B Kunyu-Shako, SD Pion, NP Awaca-Uvon, GJ Weil, D Mumba, M Boussinesq
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;94(6):1324-1329

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

Programmatic Use of Molecular Xenomonitoring at the Level of Evaluation Units to Assess Persistence of Lymphatic Filariasis in Sri Lanka
RU Rao, SD Samarasekera, KC Nagadavithana, MW Punchilewa, TDM Dassanayaka, Gamini PKD, E Ford, Udaya S, B Ranassinghe, RH Henderson, GJ Weil
PLoS Neglected Trop Dis. 2016;10(5):1-16

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of Coadministered Diethylcarbamazine, Albendazole, and Ivermectin for Treatment of Bancroftian Filariasis
EK Thomsen, N Sanuku, M Baea, S Satofan, E Maki, B. Lombore, MS Schmidt, PM Siba, GJ Weil, JW Kazura, LL Fleckenstein, CL King
Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016;62(3):334-41

Community Attitudes Toward Mass Drug Administration for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases After the 2014 Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Lofa County, Liberia
J Bogus, L Gankpala, K Fischer, A Krentel, GJ Weil, PU Fischer, K Kollie, FK Bolay
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;2;94(3):497-503

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

The Impact of Two Semi-annual Treatments with Albendazole Alone on Lymphatic Filariasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections: A Community-based Study in the Republic of Congo
SDS Pion, CB Chesnais, J Bopda, F Louya, PU Fischer, AC Majewski, GJ Weil, M Boussinesq, F Missamou
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015;92(5):959-966

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

A case study of risk factors for LF in the Republic of Congo
CB Chesnais, F Missamou, SD Pion, J. Bopda, F Louya, AC Majewski, PU Fischer, GJ Weil, M Boussinesq
Parasites & Vectors. 2014;7:300

A comprehensive assessment of lymphatic filariasis in Sri Lanka six years after cessation of mass drug administration
RU Rao, KC Nagodavithana, SD Samarasekera, AD Wijegunawardana, WDY Premakumara, SN Perera, S Settinayake, JP Miller, GJ Weil
PLoS NTD. 2014;8(11):e3281

Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis of diethylcarbamazine in human plasma for clinical pharmacokinetic studies
MS Schmidt, CL King, EK Thomsen, PM Siba, N Sanuku, L Fleckenstein
J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2014;98:307-10

Exploring the potential of flubendazole in filariasis control: Evaluation of the systemic exposure for different pharmaceutical preparations
L Ceballos, C Mackenzie, T Geary, L Alvarez, C Lanusse
PLoS NTD. 2014;8(5):e2838

Integrated school-based surveillance for soil-transmitted helminth infections and lymphatic filariasis in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka
S Gunawardena, NK Gunawardena, G Kahathuduwa, ND Karunaweera, NR de Silva, UB Ranasinghe, SD Samarrasekara, KC Nagodavithana, RU Rao, MP Rebollo, GJ Weil
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014;90(4):661-666

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):916-918

A review of factors that influence individual compliance with mass drug administration for elimination of lymphatic filariasis
A Krentel, PU Fischer, GJ Weil
PLoS NTD. 2013;7(11):e2447

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

Modeling the impact and costs of semiannual mass drug administration for accelerated elimination of lymphatic filariasis
WA Stolk, QA ten Bosch, SJ de Vlas, PU Fischer, GJ Weil, AS Goldman
PLoS NTD. 2013;7(1):e1984

A review of flubendazole and its potential as a macrofilariacide
C Mackenzie
A report submitted to Dr. Gary Weil (PI DOLF) – a study supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Flubendazole: a candidate macrofilaricide for lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis field programs
CD Mackenzie, TG Geary
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2011;9(5):497-501