Publications

There are 62 SCORE publications to date. Recent additions have the year in bold. 

Open Access (OA) articles have a direct link to the freely available article. Non-OA articles are linked to PubMed. This page soon to be indexed for easier searching of SCORE publications.

Adriko M, Standley CJ, Tinkitina B, Tukahebwa EM, Fenwick A, Fleming FM, Sousa-Figueiredo JC, Stothard JR, Kabatereine NB (2014) Evaluation of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) urine-cassette assay as a survey tool for Schistosoma mansoni in different transmission settings within Bugiri District, Uganda. Acta Trop 136: 50-57.

Assaré RK, Hürlimann E, Ouattara M, N’Guessan NA, Tian-Bi YN, Yapi A, Yao PK, Coulibaly JT, Knopp S, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2016) Sustaining the Control of Schistosoma mansoni in Western Côte d’Ivoire: Baseline Findings Before the Implementation of a Randomized Trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg 94: 352-360.

Assaré RK, Knopp S, N’Guessan NA, Yapi A, Tian-Bi YN, Yao PK, Coulibaly JT, Ouattara M, Meite A, Fenwick A, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2014) Sustaining control of schistosomiasis mansoni in moderate endemicity areas in western Côte d’Ivoire: a SCORE study protocol. BMC Public Health 14: 1290.

Assaré RK, Lai YS, Yapi A, Tian-Bi YN, Ouattara M, Yao PK, Knopp S, Vounatsou P, Utzinger J, N’Goran EK (2015) The spatial distribution of Schistosoma mansoni infection in four regions of western Cote d’Ivoire. Geospat Health 10: 345.

Assaré RK, Tian-Bi YN, Yao PK, N’Guessan NA, Ouattara M, Yapi A, Coulibaly JT, Meité A, Hürlimann E, Knopp S, Utzinger J, N’Goran EK (2016) Sustaining Control of Schistosomiasis Mansoni in Western Côte d’Ivoire: Results from a SCORE Study, One Year after Initial Praziquantel Administration. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10: e0004329.

Casacuberta M, Kinunghi S, Vennervald BJ, Olsen A (2016) Evaluation and optimization of the Circulating Cathodic Antigen (POC-CCA) cassette test for detecting Schistosoma mansoni infection by using image analysis in school children in Mwanza Region, Tanzania. Parasite Epidemiology and Control 1: 105-115.

Celone M, Person B, Ali SM, Lyimo JH, Mohammed UA, Khamis AN, Mohammed YS, Mohammed KA, Rollinson D, Knopp S (2016) Increasing the reach: Involving local Muslim religious teachers in a behavioral intervention to eliminate urogenital schistosomiasis in Zanzibar. Acta Trop 163: 142-148.

Colley DG, Binder S, Campbell C, King CH, Tchuem Tchuenté LA, N’Goran EK, Erko B, Karanja DM, Kabatereine NB, van Lieshout L, Rathbun S (2013) A five-country evaluation of a point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen urine assay for the prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni. Am J Trop Med Hyg 88: 426–432.

Colley DG, Bustinduy AL, Secor WE, King CH (2014) Human schistosomiasis. Lancet 383: 2253-2264.

Colley DG, Secor WE (2014) Immunology of human schistosomiasis. Parasite Immunol 36: 347-357.

Corstjens PL, De Dood CJ, Kornelis D, Fat EM, Wilson RA, Kariuki TM, Nyakundi RK, Loverde PT, Abrams WR, Tanke HJ, Van Lieshout L, Deelder AM, Van Dam GJ (2014) Tools for diagnosis, monitoring and screening of Schistosoma infections utilizing lateral-flow based assays and upconverting phosphor labels. Parasitology 141: 1841-1855.

Coulibaly JT, Knopp S, N’Guessan NA, Silué KD, Fürst T, Lohourignon LK, Brou JK, N’Gbesso YK, Vounatsou P, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2011) Accuracy of urine circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) test for Schistosoma mansoni diagnosis in different settings of Côte d’Ivoire. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5: e1384.

Coulibaly JT, N’Gbesso YK, Knopp S, N’Guessan NA, Silue KD, van Dam GJ, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2013) Accuracy of urine circulating cathodic antigen test for the diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni in preschool-aged children before and after treatment. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7: e2109.

Degarege A, Legesse M, Medhin G, Teklehaymanot T, Erko B (2014) Day-to-day fluctuation of point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen test scores and faecal egg counts in children infected with Schistosoma mansoni in Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis 14: 210.

Downs JA, van Dam GJ, Changalucha JM, Corstjens PL, Peck RN, de Dood CJ, Bang H, Andreasen A, Kalluvya SE, van Lieshout L, Johnson WD, Jr., Fitzgerald DW (2012) Association of Schistosomiasis and HIV infection in Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 87: 868-873.

Emery AM, Allan FE, Rabone ME, Rollinson D (2012) Schistosomiasis collection at NHM (SCAN). Parasit Vectors 5: 185.

Erko B, Medhin G, Teklehaymanot T, Degarege A, Legesse M (2013) Evaluation of urine-circulating cathodic antigen (Urine-CCA) cassette test for the detection of Schistosoma mansoni infection in areas of moderate prevalence in Ethiopia. Trop Med Int Health 18: 1029-1035.

Ezeamama AE, He CL, Shen Y, Yin XP, Binder SC, Campbell CH, Jr., Rathbun S, Whalen CC, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J, Olsen A, Magnussen P, Kinung’hi S, Fenwick A, Phillips A, Ferro J, Karanja DM, Mwinzi PN, Montgomery S, Secor WE, Hamidou A, Garba A, King CH, Colley DG (2016) Gaining and sustaining schistosomiasis control: study protocol and baseline data prior to different treatment strategies in five African countries. BMC Infect Dis 16: 229.

Foo KT, Blackstock AJ, Ochola EA, Matete DO, Mwinzi PN, Montgomery SP, Karanja DM, Secor WE (2015) Evaluation of Point-of-Contact Circulating Cathodic Antigen Assays for the Detection of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Low-, Moderate-, and High-Prevalence Schools in Western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg 92: 1227-1232.

Glenn T, Lance S, McKee A, Webster B, Emery A, Zerlotini A, Oliveira G, Rollinson D, Faircloth B (2013) Significant variance in genetic diversity among populations of Schistosoma haematobium detected using microsatellite DNA loci from a genome-wide database. Parasit Vectors 6: 300.

Gouvras AN, Kariuki C, Koukounari A, Norton A, Lange CN, Ireri E, Fenwick A, Mkoji GM, Webster JP (2013) The impact of single versus mixed Schistosoma haematobium and S. mansoni infections on morbidity profiles amongst school-children in Taveta, Kenya. Acta Trop 128: 309-317.

Gurarie D, King CH (2014) Population biology of schistosoma mating, aggregation, and transmission breakpoints: more reliable model analysis for the end-game in communities at risk. PLoS One 9: e115875.

Gurarie D, King CH, Yoon N, Li E (2016) Refined stratified-worm-burden models that incorporate specific biological features of human and snail hosts provide better estimates of Schistosoma diagnosis, transmission, and control. Parasit Vectors 9: 428.

Gurarie D, Yoon N, Li E, Ndeffo-Mbah M, Durham D, Phillips A, Aurelio H, Ferro J, Galvani A, King C (2015) Modelling control of Schistosoma haematobium infection: predictions of the long-term impact of mass drug administration in Africa. Parasit Vectors 8: 529.

King CH (2015) Health metrics for helminth infections. Acta Trop 141: 150-160.

King CH (2016) Defining the Necessary Next Steps for Effective Control of Helminthic Infections. Clin Infect Dis 62: 208-209.

King CH, Bertsch D (2013) Meta-analysis of urine heme dipstick diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium infection, including low-prevalence and previously-treated populations. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7: e2431.

King CH, Bertsch D (2015) Historical Perspective: Snail Control to Prevent Schistosomiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(4): e0003657.

King CH, Dorner S, Kerman S (2013) SCORE Rapid Answers Project: Adults’ Risk of Reinfection by S. haematobium in Endemic Communities in Africa.

King CH, Olbrych SK, Soon M, Singer ME, Carter J, Colley DG (2011) Utility of repeated praziquantel dosing in the treatment of schistosomiasis in high-risk communities in Africa: a systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5: e1321. RAP 1 is now available as a 2-page brochure for download.

King CH, Sutherland LJ, Bertsch D (2015) Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Impact of Chemical-Based Mollusciciding for Control of Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium Transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9: e0004290.

Kittur N, Castleman JD, Campbell CH, Jr., King CH, Colley DG (2016) Comparison of Schistosoma mansoni Prevalence and Intensity of Infection, as Determined by the Circulating Cathodic Antigen Urine Assay or by the Kato-Katz Fecal Assay: A Systematic Review. Am J Trop Med Hyg 94: 605-610.

Knopp S, Becker SL, Ingram KJ, Keiser J, Utzinger J (2013) Diagnosis and treatment of schistosomiasis in children in the era of intensified control. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy 11: 1237-1258.

Knopp S, Corstjens PL, Koukounari A, Cercamondi CI, Ame SM, Ali SM, de Dood CJ, Mohammed KA, Utzinger J, Rollinson D, van Dam GJ (2015) Sensitivity and Specificity of a Urine Circulating Anodic Antigen Test for the Diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium in Low Endemic Settings. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9: e0003752.

Knopp S, Mohammed KA, Ali SM, Khamis IS, Ame SM, Albonico M, Gouvras A, Fenwick A, Savioli L, Colley DG, Utzinger J, Person B, Rollinson D (2012) Study and implementation of urogenital schistosomiasis elimination in Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba islands) using an integrated multidisciplinary approach. BMC Public Health 12: 930.

Knopp S, Person B, Ame SM, Ali SM, Muhsin J, Juma S, Khamis IS, Rabone M, Blair L, Fenwick A, Mohammed KA, Rollinson D (2016) Praziquantel coverage in schools and communities targeted for the elimination of urogenital schistosomiasis in Zanzibar: a cross-sectional survey. Parasit Vectors 9: 5.

Knopp S, Person B, Ame SM, Mohammed KA, Ali SM, Khamis IS, Rabone M, Allan F, Gouvras A, Blair L, Fenwick A, Utzinger J, Rollinson D (2013) Elimination of schistosomiasis transmission in Zanzibar: baseline findings before the onset of a randomized intervention trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7: e2474.

Krauth SJ, Coulibaly JT, Knopp S, Traore M, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2012) An in-depth analysis of a piece of shit: distribution of Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm eggs in human stool. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6: e1969.

Mo AX, Colley DG (2016) Workshop report: Schistosomiasis vaccine clinical development and product characteristics. Vaccine 34: 995-1001.

Müller I, Coulibaly JT, Fürst T, Knopp S, Hattendorf J, Krauth SJ, Stete K, Righetti AA, Glinz D, Yao AK, Puhse U, N’Goran E K, Utzinger J (2011) Effect of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections on physical fitness of school children in Côte d’Ivoire. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5: e1239.

Musuva RM, Awiti A, Omedo MO, Ogutu M, Secor WE, Montgomery SP, Alaii J, Mwinzi PN (2014) Community knowledge, attitudes and practices on schistosomiasis in western Kenya–the SCORE Project. Am J Trop Med Hyg 90: 646-652.

Mwinzi PNM, Kittur N, Ochola E, Cooper PJ, Campbell CH, King CH, Colley DG (2015) Additional Evaluation of the Point-of-Contact Circulating Cathodic Antigen Assay for Schistosoma mansoni Infection. Front. Public Health 3:48.

Olliaro PL, Vaillant M, Diawara A, Coulibaly JT, Garba A, Keiser J, King CH, Knopp S, Landouré A, N’Goran EK, Raso G, Scherrer AU, Sousa-Figueiredo JC, Stete K, Zhou XN, Utzinger J (2015) Toward Measuring Schistosoma Response to Praziquantel Treatment with Appropriate Descriptors of Egg Excretion. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9: e0003821.

Olsen A, Kinung’hi S, Magnussen P (2015) Schistosoma mansoni Infection along the Coast of Lake Victoria in Mwanza Region, Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 92: 1240-1244.

Omedo MO, Ogutu M, Awiti A, Musuva RM, Muchiri G, Montgomery SP, Secor WE, Mwinzi PN (2014) The effect of a health communication campaign on compliance with mass drug administration for schistosomiasis control in western Kenya–the SCORE project. Am J Trop Med Hyg 91: 982-988.

Omedo MO, Matey EJ, Awiti A, Ogutu M, Alaii J, Karanja DM, Montgomery SP, Secor WE, Mwinzi PN (2012) Community health workers’ experiences and perspectives on mass drug administration for schistosomiasis control in western Kenya: the SCORE Project. Am J Trop Med Hyg 87: 1065–1072.

Person B, Ali SM, A’Kadir FM, Ali JN, Mohammed UA, Mohammed KA, Rollinson D, Knopp S (2016) Community Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices Associated with Urogenital Schistosomiasis among School-Aged Children in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10: e0004814.

Person B, Knopp S, Ali SM, A’Kadir F M, Khamis AN, Ali JN, Lymo JH, Mohammed KA, Rollinson D (2016) Community Co-Designed Schistosomiasis Control Interventions for School-Aged Children in Zanzibar. J Biosoc Sci 48 Suppl 1: S56-73.

Rollinson D, Knopp S, Levitz S, Stothard JR, Tchuem Tchuenté LA, Garba A, Mohammed KA, Schur N, Person B, Colley DG, Utzinger J (2013) Time to set the agenda for schistosomiasis elimination. Acta Trop 128: 423-440.

Samuels AM, Matey E, Mwinzi PN, Wiegand RE, Muchiri G, Ireri E, Hyde M, Montgomery SP, Karanja DM, Secor WE (2012) Schistosoma mansoni morbidity among school-aged children: a SCORE project in Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg 87: 874–882.

Stothard JR, Stanton MC, Bustinduy AL, Sousa-Figueiredo JC, Van Dam GJ, Betson M, Waterhouse D, Ward S, Allan F, Hassan AA, Al-Helal MA, Memish ZA, Rollinson D (2014) Diagnostics for schistosomiasis in Africa and Arabia: a review of present options in control and future needs for elimination. Parasitology 141: 1947-1961.

Tchuem Tchuenté L-A, Kueté Fouodo CJ, Kamwa Ngassam RI, Sumo L, Dongmo Noumedem C, Kenfack CM, Gipwe NF, Nana ED, Stothard JR, Rollinson D (2012) Evaluation of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) urine-tests for diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni infection in Cameroon. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6: e1758.

van Dam GJ, de Dood CJ, Lewis M, Deelder AM, van Lieshout L, Tanke HJ, van Rooyen LH, Corstjens PLAM (2013) A robust dry reagent lateral flow assay for diagnosis of active schistosomiasis by detection of Schistosoma circulating anodic antigen. Exp Parasitol 135: 274-282.

van Dam GJ, Odermatt P, Acosta L, Bergquist R, de Dood CJ, Kornelis D, Muth S, Utzinger J, Corstjens PL (2015) Evaluation of banked urine samples for the detection of circulating anodic and cathodic antigens in Schistosoma mekongi and S. japonicum infections: a proof-of-concept study. Acta Trop 141: 198-203.

van Dam GJ, Xu J, Bergquist R, de Dood CJ, Utzinger J, Qin ZQ, Guan W, Feng T, Yu XL, Zhou J, Zheng M, Zhou XN, Corstjens PL (2015) An ultra-sensitive assay targeting the circulating anodic antigen for the diagnosis of Schistosoma japonicum in a low-endemic area, People’s Republic of China. Acta Trop 141: 190-197.

Walker M, Mabud TS, Olliaro PL, Coulibaly JT, King CH, Raso G, Scherrer AU, Stothard JR, Sousa-Figueiredo JC, Stete K, Utzinger J, Basáñez MG (2016) New approaches to measuring anthelminthic drug efficacy: parasitological responses of childhood schistosome infections to treatment with praziquantel. Parasit Vectors 9: 41.

Wang X, Gurarie D, Mungai PL, Muchiri EM, Kitron U, King CH (2012) Projecting the long-term impact of school- or community-based mass-treatment interventions for control of Schistosoma infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6: e1903.

Webster BL, Littlewood DTJ (2012) Mitochondrial gene order change in Schistosoma (Platyhelminthes: Digenea: Schistosomatidae). Int J Parasitol 42: 313-321.

Webster JP, Gower CM, Knowles SC, Molyneux DH, Fenton A (2016) One health – an ecological and evolutionary framework for tackling Neglected Zoonotic Diseases. Evol Appl 9: 313-333.

Wilson S, Jones FM, van Dam GJ, Corstjens PL, Riveau G, Fitzsimmons CM, Sacko M, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW (2014) Human Schistosoma haematobium antifecundity immunity is dependent on transmission intensity and associated with immunoglobulin G1 to worm-derived antigens. J Infect Dis 210: 2009-2016.

Woodhall DM, Wiegand RE, Wellman M, Matey E, Abudho B, Karanja DM, Mwinzi PM, Montgomery SP, Secor WE (2013) Use of geospatial modeling to predict Schistosoma mansoni prevalence in Nyanza Province, Kenya. PLoS One 8: e71635.

Worrell CM, Bartoces M, Karanja DM, Ochola EA, Matete DO, Mwinzi PN, Montgomery SP, Secor WE (2015) Cost Analysis of Tests for the Detection of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Children in Western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg 92: 1233-1239.