Publications 2016

1.     Frank C, Krumkamp R, Sarpong N, Sothmann P, Fobil JN, Foli G, Jaeger A, Ehlkes L, Owusu-Dabo E, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Marks F, Schumann RR, May J, Kreuels B. Spatial heterogeneity of malaria in Ghana: a cross-sectional study on the association between urbanicity and the acquisition of immunity. Malar J. 2016;15(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1138-4.

2. Sarkodie F, Owusu-Dabo E, Owusu-Ofori S, Bates I, Bygbjerg IC, Ansah JK, Ullum H. Syphilis screening practices in blood transfusion facilities in Ghana. International Journal of Infectious Diseases (2016); 43: 90-4. Doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2015.12.020

3. Sarkodie F, Ullum H, Owusu-Dabo E, Owusu-Ofori S, Owusu-Ofori A, Hassal O. A novel strategy for screening blood donors for syphilis at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana. Transfusion Medicine. 2016. Doi: 10.1111/tme.12279.

4. Danquah DA, Buabeng KO, Asante KP, Mahama E, Bart-Plange C, Owusu-Dabo E. Malaria case detection using rapid diagnostic test at the community level in Ghana: consumer perception and practitioners’ experiences. Malar J. 2016; 15 (1): 34.doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1086-z

5.     Addai-Mensah O, Seidel M, Amidu N, Maskus DJ, Kapelski S, Breuer G, Franken C, Owusu-Dabo E, Frempong M, Rakotozandrindrainy R, Schinkel H, Reimann A, Klockenbring T, Barth Stefan, Fishcer Rainer, Fendel R. Acquired immune response to three malaria vaccine candidates and their relationship to invasion inhibition in two populations naturally exposed to malaria. Malar J. 2016, 15 (1): 65. Doi:10.1186/s12936-016-1112-1
6. Yar, D.D., Salifu, S.P., Darko, S.N., Annan, A.A., Gyimah, A.A., Buabeng, K.O. and Owusu-Dabo, E. (2016). Genotypic characterization of human papillomavirus infections among persons living with HIV infection; a case-control study in Kumasi, Ghana.. Trop Med Int Health, 21(2):275-82.

7. Vinnemeier, C.D., Klupp, E.M., Krumkamp, R., Rolling, T., Fischer, N., Owusu-Dabo, E., Addo, M.M., Adu-Sarkodie, Y., Käsmaier, J., Aepfelbacher, M., Cramer, J.P., May, J. and Tannich, E. (2016). Tropheryma whipplei in children with diarrhoea in rural Ghana. Clin Microbiol Infect, 22(1):65.e1-3

8. Mulder, N.J., Adebiyi, E., Alami, R., Benkahla, A., Brandful, J., Doumbia, S., Everett, D., Fadlelmola, F.M., Gaboun, F., Gaseitsiwe, S., Ghazal, H., Hazelhurst, S., Ibrahimi, A., Hide, W., Jaufeerally Fakim, Y., Jongeneel, V., Joubert, F., Kassim, S., Kayondo, J., Kumuthini, J., Lyantagaye, S., Makani, J., Alzohairy, A.M., Masiga, D., Moussa, A., Nash, O., Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer, O., Owusu-Dabo. E., Panji, S., Patterton, H., Radouani, F., Sadki, K., Seghrouchni, F., Tastan Bishop, Ö., Tiffin, N. and Ulenga, N.; H3ABioNet Consortium. (2016). H3ABioNet, a sustainable Pan-African Bioinformatics Network for Human Heredity and Health in Africa. Genome Res., 26(2): 271-7

9. Stockdale, A.J., Phillips, R.O. and Geretti, A.M.; HEPIK Study Group (2016). The gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase to platelet ratio (GPR) shows poor correlation with transient elastography measurements of liver fibrosis in HIV-positive patients with chronic hepatitis B in West Africa. Response to: ‘The gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase to platelet ratio (GPR) predicts significant liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with chronic HBV infection in West Africa’ by Lemoine et al. Gut, pii: gutjnl-2015-311133. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2015-311133.