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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, John Andrew; 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, 2015-11-01)
      BACKGROUND: The clinical diagnosis of bacterial bloodstream infections (BSIs) in sub-Saharan Africa is routinely confused with malaria due to overlapping symptoms. The Typhoid Surveillance in Africa Program (TSAP) recruited ...
    • The Relationship Between Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonella Disease, Other Bacterial Bloodstream Infections, and Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

      Park, SE; Pak, GD; Aaby, P; Adu-Sarkodie, Y; Ali, M; Aseffa, A; Biggs, HM; Bjerregaard-Andersen, M; Breiman, RF; Crump, John Andrew; Cruz Espinoza, LM; Eltayeb, MA; Gasmelseed, N; Hertz, JT; Im, J; Jaeger, A; Parfait Kabore, L; von Kalckreuth, V; Keddy, KH; Konings, F; Krumkamp, R; MacLennan, CA; Meyer, CG; Montgomery, JM; Ahmet Niang, A; Nichols, C; Olack, B; Panzner, U; Park, JK; Rabezanahary, H; Rakotozandrindrainy, R; Sampo, E; Sarpong, N; Schütt-Gerowitt, H; Sooka, A; Soura, AB; Sow, AG; Tall, A; Teferi, M; Yeshitela, B; May, J; Wierzba, TF; Clemens, JD; Baker, S; Marks, F (Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
      BACKGROUND: Country-specific studies in Africa have indicated that Plasmodium falciparum is associated with invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella (iNTS) disease. We conducted a multicenter study in 13 sites in Burkina Faso, ...
    • The Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program (TSAP): Clinical, Diagnostic, and Epidemiological Methodologies. 

      von Kalckreuth, V; Konings, F; Aaby, P; Adu-Sarkodie, Y; Ali, M; Aseffa, A; Baker, S; Breiman, RF; Bjerregaard-Andersen, M; Clemens, JD; Crump, John Andrew; Cruz Espinoza, LM; Deerin, JF; Gasmelseed, N; Sow, AG; Im, J; Keddy, KH; Cosmas, L; May, J; Meyer, CG; Mintz, ED; Montgomery, JM; Olack, B; Pak, GD; Panzner, U; Park, SE; Rakotozandrindrainy, R; Schütt-Gerowitt, H; Soura, AB; Warren, MR; Wierzba, TF; Marks, F (Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
      BACKGROUND: New immunization programs are dependent on data from surveillance networks and disease burden estimates to prioritize target areas and risk groups. Data regarding invasive Salmonella disease in sub-Saharan ...
    • Utilization of Healthcare in the Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program. 

      Panzner, U; Pak, GD; Aaby, P; Adu-Sarkodie, Y; Ali, M; Aseffa, A; Baker, S; Bjerregaard-Andersen, M; Crump, John Andrew; Deerin, J; Cruz Espinoza, LM; Gasmelseed, N; Heriniaina, JN; Hertz, JT; Im, J; von Kalckreuth, V; Keddy, KH; Lankoande, B; Løfberg, S; Meyer, CG; Oresto, MM; Park, JK; Park, SE; Rakotozandrindrainy, R; Sarpong, N; Soura, AB; Gassama Sow, A; Tall, A; Teferi, M; Worku, A; Yeshitela, B; Wierzba, TF; Marks, F (Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
      BACKGROUND: Assessing healthcare utilization is important to identify weaknesses of healthcare systems, to outline action points for preventive measures and interventions, and to more accurately estimate the disease burden ...
    • Validation and Identification of Invasive Salmonella Serotypes in Sub-Saharan Africa by Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction. 

      Al-Emran, HM; Krumkamp, R; Dekker, DM; Eibach, D; Aaby, P; Adu-Sarkodie, Y; Ali, M; Rubach, MP; Bjerregaard-Andersen, M; Crump, John Andrew; Cruz Espinoza, LM; Løfberg, SV; Gassama Sow, A; Hertz, JT; Im, J; Jaeger, A; Kabore, LP; Konings, F; Meyer, CG; Niang, A; Pak, GD; Panzner, U; Park, SE; Rabezanahary, H; Rakotozandrindrainy, R; Raminosoa, TM; Razafindrabe, TJL; Sampo, E; Schütt-Gerowitt, H; Sarpong, N; Soura, AB; Tall, A; von Kalckreuth, V; Wierzba, TF; May, J; Marks, F (Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
      Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi and nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) cause the majority of bloodstream infections in sub-Saharan Africa; however, serotyping is rarely performed. We validated a multiplex polymerase chain ...