Publications

2016

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

 

2015

  • Darko, S.N., Yar, D.D., Owusu-Dabo, E,. Afum-Adjei Awuah, A., Dapaah, W., Addofoh, N., Salifu, S.P., Awua-Boateng, NY. and Adomako-Boateng, F. (2015). Variations in levels of IL-6 and TNF-α in type 2 diabetes mellitus between rural and urban Ashanti Region of Ghana. BMC Endocrine Disorders, 15:50.doi:10.1186/s12902-015-0047-9.
  • Sondo, P., Derra, K., Diallo-Nakanabo, S., Tarnagda, Z., Zampa, O., Kazienga, A., Valea, I., Sorgho, H., Owusu-Dabo, E., Ouedraogo, J.B., Guiguemde, T.R. and Tinto, H. (2015). Effectiveness and safety of artemether-lumefantrine versus artesunate-amodiaquine for unsupervised treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in patients of all age groups in Nanoro, Burkina Faso: a randomized open label trial. Malar J., 14(1):325. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0843-8.
  • Nakua, E.K., Otupiri, E., Dzomeku, V.M., Owusu-Dabo, E., Agyei-Baffour, P., Yawson, A.E., Folson, G. and Hewlett, S. (2015). Gender disparities of chronic musculoskeletal disorder burden in the elderly Ghanaian population: study on global ageing and adult health (SAGE WAVE 1). BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 16:204. doi: 10.1186/s12891-015-0666-3

2014

  • Owusu M, Annan A, Corman VM, Larbi R, Anti P, Drexler JF, Agbenyega O, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Drosten C. Human coronaviruses associated with upper respiratory tract infections in three rural areas of Ghana. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 31;9 (7):e99782.
  • Afum-Adjei Awuah A, Ueberberg B, Owusu-Dabo E, Frempong M, Jacobsen M. Dynamics of T-cell IFN-γ and miR-29a expression during active pulmonary tuberculosis. Int Immunol. 2014 , 26(10):579-82.
  • Torgbor C, Awuah P, Deitsch K, Kalantari P, Duca KA, Thorley-Lawson DA. A multifactorial role for P.falciparum malaria in endemic Burkitt’s lymphoma pathogenesis. PLoS Pathog. 2014, 10(5): e1004170.

 



2013

  • Sirdah MM, Sievertsen J, Al-Yazji MS, Tarazi IS, Al-Haddad RM, Horstmann RD, Timmann C. The spectrum of B-thalassemia mutations in Gaza Strip, Palestine. Blood Cells Mol Dis.2013
  • Yoder AM, Sorensen JA, Foster F, Myers M, Murphy D, Cook G, May J, Jenkins P. Selecting target populations for ROPS retrofit programs in Pennsylvania. Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jan;18(1):35-9. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12007. Epub 2012 Oct 24.
  • Rolling T, Agbenyega T, Issifou S, Adegnika AA, Sylverken J, Spahlinger D, Ansong D, Löhr SJ, Burchard GD, May J, Mordmüller B, Krishna S, Kremsner PG, Cramer JP.Delayed hemolysis after treatment with parenteral artesunate in African children with severe malaria – a double-center prospective study. J Infect Dis. 2013.

 



2012

  • Frickmann H, Schwarz NG, Girmann M, Hagen RM, Poppert S, Crusius S, Podbielski A, Heriniaina JN, Razafindrabe T, Rakotondrainiarivelo JP, May J, Rakotozandrindrainy R. Serological survey of HIV and syphilis in pregnant women in Madagascar. Blood Cells Mol Dis.2013
  • Schwarz NG, Girmann M, Randriamampionona N, Bialonski A, Maus D, Krefis AC, Njarasoa C, Rajanalison JF, Ramandrisoa HD, Randriarison ML, May J, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Rakotozandrindrainy R. Seroprevalence of antibodies against Chikungunya, Dengue, and Rift Valley fever viruses after febrile illness outbreak, Madagascar.Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Nov;18(11):1780-6. doi: 10.3201/eid1811.111036.
  • Drexler JF, Reber U, Muth D, Herzog P, Annan A, Ebach F, Sarpong N, Acquah S, Adlkofer J, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Panning M, Tannich E, May J, Drosten C, Eis-Hübinger AM.Human parvovirus 4 in nasal and fecal specimens from children, Ghana. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Oct;18(10):1650-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1810.111373.

 



2011

  • Fendt L, Röck A, Zimmermann B, Bodner M, Thye T, Tschentscher F, Owusu-Dabo E, Göbel TM, Schneider PM, Parson W. MtDNA diversity of Ghana: a forensic and phylogeographic view.Forensic Sci Int Genet. (2):244-9.
  • Schwarz Thye T, Niemann S, Walter K, Homolka S, Intemann CD, Chinbuah MA, Enimil A, Gyapong J, Osei I, Owusu-Dabo E, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Horstmann RD, Ehlers S, Meyer CG(2011).Variant G57E of Mannose Binding Lectin Associated with Protection against Tuberculosis Caused by Mycobacterium africanum but not by M. tuberculosis. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20908.
  • Intemann CD, Thye T, Förster B, Owusu-Dabo E, Gyapong J, Horstmann RD, Meyer CG.(2011).MCP1 haplotypes associated with protection from pulmonary tuberculosis. BMC Genet. 12:34.

 



2010

  • Thye T, Vannberg FO, Wong SH, Owusu-Dabo E, Osei I, Gyapong J, Sirugo G, Diday-Joof F, Enimil A, Chinbuah MA, Floyd S, Warndorff DK, Sichali L, Malema S, Crampin AC, Ngwira B, Teo YY, Small K, Rockett K, Kwiatkowski D, Fine PE, Hill PC, Newport M, Lienhardt C, Adegola RA, Corrah T, Ziegler A, Morris AP, Meyer CG, Horstmann RD, Hill AVS, African TB Genetics Consortium & The Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium.Genome-wide association analyses identifies a susceptibility locus for tuberculosis on chromosome 18q11. 2. Nature Genetics. 2010, 42: 739-741.
  • Owusu-Dabo E, McNeill A, Lewis A, Gilmore A, Britton J.Status of implementation of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Ghana: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2010, 10:1
  • Homolka S, Meyer CG, Hillemann D, Owusu-Dabo E, Adjei O, Horstmann RD, Browne ENL, Chinbuah A, Osei I, Gyapong J, Kubica T, Ruesch-Gerdes S, Niemann S.Unequal distribution of resistance-conferring mutations among Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium africanum strains from Ghana. Int J Med Microbiol. 2010, 300 (7): 489-495.

 

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