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    • Brucellosis among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania. 

      Bouley, Andrew J; Biggs, Holly M; Stoddard, Robyn A; Morrissey, Anne B; Bartlett, John A; Afwamba, Isaac A; Maro, Venance P; ... (11 authors) (Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2012-12)
      Acute and convalescent serum samples were collected from febrile inpatients identified at two hospitals in Moshi, Tanzania. Confirmed brucellosis was defined as a positive blood culture or a ≥ 4-fold increase in ...
    • Brucellosis in low-income and middle-income countries. 

      Rubach, Matthew P; Halliday, Jo EB; Cleaveland, Sarah; Crump, John A (Curr Opin Infect Dis, 2013-10)
      PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Human brucellosis is a neglected, underrecognized infection of widespread geographic distribution. It causes acute febrile illness and a potentially debilitating chronic infection in humans, and livestock ...
    • Epidemiology of Coxiella burnetii infection in Africa: a OneHealth systematic review. 

      Vanderburg, Sky; Rubach, Matthew P; Halliday, Jo EB; Cleaveland, Sarah; Reddy, Elizabeth A; Crump, John A (PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2014-04)
      BACKGROUND: Q fever is a common cause of febrile illness and community-acquired pneumonia in resource-limited settings. Coxiella burnetii, the causative pathogen, is transmitted among varied host species, but the epidemiology ...
    • Epidemiology of Leptospirosis in Africa: A Systematic Review of a Neglected Zoonosis and a Paradigm for 'One Health' in Africa. 

      Allan, Kathryn J; Biggs, Holly M; Halliday, Jo EB; Kazwala, Rudovick R; Maro, Venance P; Cleaveland, Sarah; Crump, John A (PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2015)
      BACKGROUND: Leptospirosis is an important but neglected bacterial zoonosis that has been largely overlooked in Africa. In this systematic review, we aimed to summarise and compare current knowledge of: (1) the geographic ...
    • Mixed Methods Survey of Zoonotic Disease Awareness and Practice among Animal and Human Healthcare Providers in Moshi, Tanzania. 

      Zhang, Helen L; Mnzava, Kunda W; Mitchell, Sarah T; Melubo, Matayo L; Kibona, Tito J; Cleaveland, Sarah; Kazwala, Rudovick R; ... (10 authors) (PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2016-03)
      BACKGROUND: Zoonoses are common causes of human and livestock illness in Tanzania. Previous studies have shown that brucellosis, leptospirosis, and Q fever account for a large proportion of human febrile illness in northern ...