Publications

There are 127 SCORE publications to date! Publications are in chronological order, most recent first.

 A supplemental issue to the American Journal for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on SCORE program and results is anticipated to be published in August 2020.

Olsen A, Kinung’hi S, Kaatano G, Magnussen P (2020) Changes in Morbidity, Physical Fitness, and Perceived Quality of Life among Schoolchildren following Four Years of Different Mass Drug Administration Strategies against Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Mwanza Region, Northwestern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 102: 100-105. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0428

Gaspard J, Usey MM, Fredericks-James M, Sanchez MJ, Atkins L, Campbell CH, Corstjens P, van Dam GJ, Colley DG, Secor WE (2020) Survey of Schistosomiasis in Saint Lucia: Evidence for Interruption of Transmission. Am J Trop Med Hyg. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0904

Walker JW, Kittur N, Binder S, Castleman JD, Drake JM, Campbell CH, King CH, Colley DG (2019) Environmental Predictors of Schistosomiasis Persistent Hotspots following Mass Treatment with Praziquantel. Am J Trop Med Hyg. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0658

Tian-Bi YT, Webster B, Konan CK, Allan F, Diakite NR, Ouattara M, Salia D, Kone A, Kakou AK, Rabone M, Coulibaly JT, Knopp S, Meite A, Utzinger J, N’Goran EK, Rollinson D (2019) Molecular characterization and distribution of Schistosoma cercariae collected from naturally infected bulinid snails in northern and central Cote d’Ivoire. Parasit Vectors 12: 117. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3381-3

Sousa MS, van Dam GJ, Pinheiro MCC, de Dood CJ, Peralta JM, Peralta RHS, Daher EF, Corstjens P, Bezerra FSM (2019) Performance of an Ultra-Sensitive Assay Targeting the Circulating Anodic Antigen (CAA) for Detection of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in a Low Endemic Area in Brazil. Front Immunol 10: 682. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.00682

Shen Y, Wiegand RE, Olsen A, King CH, Kittur N, Binder S, Zhang F, Whalen CC, Secor WE, Montgomery SP, Mwinzi PNM, Magnussen P, Kinung’hi S, Campbell CH, Colley DG (2019) Five-Year Impact of Different Multi-Year Mass Drug Administration Strategies on Childhood Schistosoma mansoni-Associated Morbidity: A Combined Analysis from the Schistosomiasis Consortium for Operational Research and Evaluation Cohort Studies in the Lake Victoria Regions of Kenya and Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0273

Shen Y, Sung MH, King CH, Binder S, Kittur N, Whalen CC, Colley DG (2019) Modeling approaches to predicting persistent hotspots in SCORE studies for gaining control of schistosomiasis mansoni in Kenya and Tanzania. J Infect Dis. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiz529

Secor WE, Wiegand RE, Montgomery SP, Karanja DMS, Odiere MR (2019) Comparison of School-Based and Community-Wide Mass Drug Administration for Schistosomiasis Control in an Area of Western Kenya with High Initial Schistosoma mansoni Infection Prevalence: A Cluster Randomized Trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0626

Rostron P, Pennance T, Bakar F, Rollinson D, Knopp S, Allan F, Kabole F, Ali SM, Ame SM, Webster BL (2019) Development of a recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) fluorescence assay for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium. Parasit Vectors 12: 514. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3755-6

Rabone M, Wiethase JH, Allan F, Gouvras AN, Pennance T, Hamidou AA, Webster BL, Labbo R, Emery AM, Garba AD, Rollinson D (2019) Freshwater snails of biomedical importance in the Niger River Valley: evidence of temporal and spatial patterns in abundance, distribution and infection with Schistosoma spp. Parasit Vectors 12: 498. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3745-8

Platt RN, McDew-White M, Le Clec’h W, Chevalier FD, Allan F, Emery AM, Garba A, Hamidou AA, Ame SM, Webster JP, Rollinson D, Webster BL, Anderson TJC (2019) Ancient hybridization and adaptive introgression of an invadolysin gene in schistosome parasites. Mol Biol Evol. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msz154

Mutuku MW, Laidemitt MR, Beechler BR, Mwangi IN, Otiato FO, Agola EL, Ochanda H, Kamel B, Mkoji GM, Steinauer ML, Loker ES (2019) A Search for Snail-Related Answers to Explain Differences in Response of Schistosoma mansoni to Praziquantel Treatment among Responding and Persistent Hotspot Villages along the Kenyan Shore of Lake Victoria. Am J Trop Med Hyg 101: 65-77. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0089

Li EY, Gurarie D, Lo NC, Zhu X, King CH (2019) Improving public health control of schistosomiasis with a modified WHO strategy: a model-based comparison study. Lancet Glob Health 7: e1414-e1422. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30346-8

Knopp S, Person B, Ame SM, Ali SM, Hattendorf J, Juma S, Muhsin J, Khamis IS, Mohammed KA, Utzinger J, Hollenberg E, Kabole F, Rollinson D (2019) Evaluation of integrated interventions layered on mass drug administration for urogenital schistosomiasis elimination: a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet Glob Health 7: e1118-e1129. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30189-5

Knopp S, Ame SM, Person B, Hattendorf J, Rabone M, Juma S, Muhsin J, Khamis IS, Hollenberg E, Mohammed KA, Kabole F, Ali SM, Rollinson D (2019) A 5-Year intervention study on elimination of urogenital schistosomiasis in Zanzibar: Parasitological results of annual cross-sectional surveys. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13: e0007268. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007268

Kittur N, King CH, Campbell CH, Kinung’hi S, Mwinzi PNM, Karanja DMS, N’Goran EK, Phillips AE, Gazzinelli-Guimaraes PH, Olsen A, Magnussen P, Secor WE, Montgomery SP, Utzinger J, Walker JW, Binder S, Colley DG (2019) Persistent Hot spots in Schistosomiasis Consortium for Operational Research and Evaluation Studies for Gaining and Sustaining Control of Schistosomiasis after Four Years of Mass Drug Administration of Praziquantel. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0193

Jia TW, Wang W, Sun LP, Lv S, Yang K, Zhang NM, Huang XB, Liu JB, Liu HC, Liu RH, Gawish FA, Habib MR, El-Emam MA, King CH, Zhou XN (2019) Molluscicidal effectiveness of Luo-Wei, a novel plant-derived molluscicide, against Oncomelania hupensis, Biomphalaria alexandrina and Bulinus truncatus. Infect Dis Poverty 8: 27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-019-0535-7

Haggag AA, Rabiee A, Abd Elaziz KM, Campbell CH, Colley DG, Ramzy RMR (2019) Thirty-Day Daily Comparisons of Kato-Katz and CCA Assays of 45 Egyptian Children in Areas with Very Low Prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni. Am J Trop Med Hyg 100: 578-583. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0829

Haggag AA, Casacuberta Partal M, Rabiee A, Abd Elaziz KM, Campbell CH, Colley DG, Ramzy RMR (2019) Multiple Praziquantel Treatments of Schistosoma mansoni Egg-Negative, CCA-Positive Schoolchildren in a Very Low Endemic Setting in Egypt Do Not Consistently Alter CCA Results. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0961

Clark NJ, Umulisa I, Ruberanziza E, Owada K, Colley DG, Ortu G, Campbell CH, Jr., Ruzindana E, Lancaster W, Mbonigaba JB, Mbituyumuremyi A, Fenwick A, Soares Magalhaes RJ, Turate I (2019) Mapping Schistosoma mansoni endemicity in Rwanda: a critical assessment of geographical disparities arising from circulating cathodic antigen versus Kato-Katz diagnostics. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 13: e0007723. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007723

Toor J, Alsallaq R, Truscott JE, Turner HC, Werkman M, Gurarie D, King CH, Anderson RM (2018) Are We on Our Way to Achieving the 2020 Goals for Schistosomiasis Morbidity Control Using Current World Health Organization Guidelines? Clin Infect Dis 66: S245-S252. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy001

Tian-Bi YT, Ouattara M, Knopp S, Coulibaly JT, Hurlimann E, Webster B, Allan F, Rollinson D, Meite A, Diakite NR, Konan CK, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2018) Interrupting seasonal transmission of Schistosoma haematobium and control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in northern and central Cote d’Ivoire: a SCORE study protocol. BMC Public Health 18: 186. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5044-2

Sircar AD, Mwinzi PNM, Onkanga IO, Wiegand RE, Montgomery SP, Secor WE (2018) Schistosoma mansoni Mass Drug Administration Regimens and Their Effect on Morbidity among Schoolchildren over a 5-Year Period-Kenya, 2010-2015. Am J Trop Med Hyg 99: 362-369. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0067

Secor WE, Colley DG (2018) When Should the Emphasis on Schistosomiasis Control Move to Elimination? Trop Med Infect Dis 3. https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed3030085

Phillips AE, Gazzinelli-Guimaraes PH, Aurelio HO, Dhanani N, Ferro J, Nala R, Deol A, Fenwick A (2018) Urogenital schistosomiasis in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique: baseline findings from the SCORE study. Parasit Vectors 11: 30. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2592-8

Pennance T, Ame SM, Amour AK, Suleiman KR, Allan F, Rollinson D, Webster BL (2018) Occurrence of Schistosoma bovis on Pemba Island, Zanzibar: implications for urogenital schistosomiasis transmission monitoring. Parasitology 145: 1727-1731. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182018001154

Palmeirim MS, Ouattara M, Essé C, Koffi VA, Assaré RK, Hurlimann E, Coulibaly JT, Diakité NR, Dongo K, Bonfoh B, Utzinger J, N’Goran EK, Raso G (2018) Are schoolchildren less infected if they have good knowledge about parasitic worms? A case study from rural Côte d’Ivoire. BMC Public Health 18: 951. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5776-z

Olsen A, Kinung’hi S, Magnussen P (2018) Comparison of the Impact of Different Mass Drug Administration Strategies on Infection with Schistosoma mansoni in Mwanza Region, Tanzania—A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 99: 1573-1579. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0671

Mohamed I, Kinung’hi S, Mwinzi PNM, Onkanga IO, Andiego K, Muchiri G, Odiere MR, Vennervald BJ, Olsen A (2018) Diet and hygiene practices influence morbidity in schoolchildren living in Schistosomiasis endemic areas along Lake Victoria in Kenya and Tanzania-A cross-sectional study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0006373. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006373

Lo NC, Gurarie D, Yoon N, Coulibaly JT, Bendavid E, Andrews JR, King CH (2018) Impact and cost-effectiveness of snail control to achieve disease control targets for schistosomiasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115: E584-E591. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1708729114

Le Clec’h W, Chevalier FD, McDew-White M, Allan F, Webster BL, Gouvras AN, Kinunghi S, Tchuem Tchuente LA, Garba A, Mohammed KA, Ame SM, Webster JP, Rollinson D, Emery AM, Anderson TJC (2018) Whole genome amplification and exome sequencing of archived schistosome miracidia. Parasitology 145: 1739-1747. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182018000811

King CH (2018) Helminthiasis Epidemiology and Control: Scoring Successes and Meeting the Remaining Challenges. Advances in Parasitology. London, UK: Academic Press, Elsevier Ltd. pp. 11-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.apar.2018.08.001

King CH (2018) Mapping Out the under-Recognized Burden of Human Infertility Linked to Schistosoma haematobium Infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg 98: 937-938. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-1016

Ivy JA, King CH, Cook JA, Colley DG (2018) Historical perspective: Revisiting the St. Lucia Project, a multi-year comparison trial of schistosomiasis control strategies. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0006223. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006223

Gurarie D, Lo NC, Ndeffo-Mbah ML, Durham DP, King CH (2018) The human-snail transmission environment shapes long term schistosomiasis control outcomes: Implications for improving the accuracy of predictive modeling. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0006514. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006514

Gazzinelli-Guimaraes PH, Dhanani N, King CH, Campbell CH, Aurelio HO, Ferro J, Nala R, Fenwick A, Phillips AE (2018) Accuracy of the WHO praziquantel dose pole for large-scale community treatment of urogenital schistosomiasis in northern Mozambique: Is it time for an update? PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0006957. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006957

French MD, Evans D, Fleming FM, Secor WE, Biritwum NK, Brooker SJ, Bustinduy A, Gouvras A, Kabatereine N, King CH, Rebollo Polo M, Reinhard-Rupp J, Rollinson D, Tchuem Tchuente LA, Utzinger J, Waltz J, Zhang Y (2018) Schistosomiasis in Africa: Improving strategies for long-term and sustainable morbidity control. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0006484. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006484

Ezeamama AE, Bustinduy AL, Nkwata AK, Martinez L, Pabalan N, Boivin MJ, King CH (2018) Cognitive deficits and educational loss in children with schistosome infection-A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0005524. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005524

Diakité NR, N’Zi KG, Ouattara M, Coulibaly JT, Saric J, Yao PK, Hattendorf J, Utzinger J, N’Goran EK (2018) Association of riverine prawns and intermediate host snails and correlation with human schistosomiasis in two river systems in south-eastern Côte d’Ivoire. Parasitology 145: 1792-1800. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003118201800135X

de Dood CJ, Hoekstra PT, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, van Dam GJ, Downs JA, Corstjens P (2018) Refining Diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium Infections: Antigen and Antibody Detection in Urine. Front Immunol 9: 2635. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02635

Colley DG, Loker ES (2018) New Tools for Old Questions: How Strictly Human Are “Human Schistosomes”-And Does It Matter? J Infect Dis 218: 344-346. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy030

Clements MN, Corstjens P, Binder S, Campbell CH, Jr., de Dood CJ, Fenwick A, Harrison W, Kayugi D, King CH, Kornelis D, Ndayishimiye O, Ortu G, Lamine MS, Zivieri A, Colley DG, van Dam GJ (2018) Latent class analysis to evaluate performance of point-of-care CCA for low-intensity Schistosoma mansoni infections in Burundi. Parasit Vectors 11: 111. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-2700-4

Bärenbold O, Garba A, Colley DG, Fleming FM, Haggag AA, Ramzy RMR, Assaré RK, Tukahebwa EM, Mbonigaba JB, Bucumi V, Kebede B, Yibi MS, Meité A, Coulibaly JT, N’Goran EK, Tchuem Tchuenté LA, Mwinzi P, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P (2018) Translating preventive chemotherapy prevalence thresholds for Schistosoma mansoni from the Kato-Katz technique into the point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen diagnostic test. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12: e0006941. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006941

Assaré RK, Tra MBI, Ouattara M, Hurlimann E, Coulibaly JT, N’Goran EK, Utzinger J (2018) Sensitivity of the Point-of-Care Circulating Cathodic Antigen Urine Cassette Test for Diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni in Low-Endemicity Settings in Cote d’Ivoire. Am J Trop Med Hyg 99: 1567-1572. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0550

Wiegand RE, Mwinzi PNM, Montgomery SP, Chan YL, Andiego K, Omedo M, Muchiri G, Ogutu MO, Rawago F, Odiere MR, Karanja DMS, Secor WE (2017) A Persistent Hotspot of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in a Five-Year Randomized Trial of Praziquantel Preventative Chemotherapy Strategies. J Infect Dis 216: 1425-1433.  https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jix496

Webster JP, Borlase A, Rudge JW (2017) Who acquires infection from whom and how? Disentangling multi-host and multi-mode transmission dynamics in the ‘elimination’ era. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 372. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0091

Shen Y, King CH, Binder S, Zhang F, Whalen CC, Evan Secor W, Montgomery SP, Mwinzi PNM, Olsen A, Magnussen P, Kinung’hi S, Phillips AE, Nalá R, Ferro J, Aurelio HO, Fleming F, Garba A, Hamidou A, Fenwick A, Campbell CH, Jr., Colley DG (2017) Protocol and baseline data for a multi-year cohort study of the effects of different mass drug treatment approaches on functional morbidities from schistosomiasis in four African countries. BMC Infect Dis 17: 652. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2738-5

Phillips AE, Gazzinelli-Guimaraes PH, Aurelio HO, Ferro J, Nala R, Clements M, King CH, Fenwick A, Fleming FM, Dhanani N (2017) Assessing the benefits of five years of different approaches to treatment of urogenital schistosomiasis: A SCORE project in Northern Mozambique. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11: e0006061. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006061

Ortu G, Ndayishimiye O, Clements M, Kayugi D, Campbell CH, Jr., Lamine MS, Zivieri A, Magalhaes RS, Binder S, King CH, Fenwick A, Colley DG, Jourdan PM (2017) Countrywide Reassessment of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Burundi Using a Urine-Circulating Cathodic Antigen Rapid Test: Informing the National Control Program. Am J Trop Med Hyg 96: 664-673. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0671

Musuva R, Shen Y, Wei X, Binder S, Ivy JA, Secor WE, Montgomery SP, King CH, Mwinzi PNM (2017) Change in children’s school behavior after mass administration of praziquantel for Schistosoma mansoni infection in endemic areas of western Kenya: A pilot study using the Behavioral Assessment System for Children (BASC-2). PLoS One 12: e0181975. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181975

Lo NC, Addiss DG, Hotez PJ, King CH, Stothard JR, Evans DS, Colley DG, Lin W, Coulibaly JT, Bustinduy AL, Raso G, Bendavid E, Bogoch, II, Fenwick A, Savioli L, Molyneux D, Utzinger J, Andrews JR (2017) A call to strengthen the global strategy against schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis: the time is now. Lancet Infect Dis 17: e64-e69. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30535-7

Kittur N, Binder S, Campbell CH, King CH, Kinung’hi S, Olsen A, Magnussen P, Colley DG (2017) Defining Persistent Hotspots: Areas That Fail to Decrease Meaningfully in Prevalence after Multiple Years of Mass Drug Administration with Praziquantel for Control of Schistosomiasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg 97: 1810-1817. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0368

King CH (2017) The evolving schistosomiasis agenda 2007-2017-Why we are moving beyond morbidity control toward elimination of transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11: e0005517. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005517

Karanja DMS, Awino EK, Wiegand RE, Okoth E, Abudho BO, Mwinzi PNM, Montgomery SP, Secor WE (2017) Cluster randomized trial comparing school-based mass drug administration schedules in areas of western Kenya with moderate initial prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infections. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11: e0006033. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006033

Gurarie D, King CH, Yoon N, Wang X, Alsallaq R (2017) Seasonal dynamics of snail populations in coastal Kenya: Model calibration and snail control. Advances in Water Resources 108: 397-405. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.11.008

Gouvras AN, Allan F, Kinung’hi S, Rabone M, Emery A, Angelo T, Pennance T, Webster B, Nagai H, Rollinson D (2017) Longitudinal survey on the distribution of Biomphalaria sudanica and B. choanomophala in Mwanza region, on the shores of Lake Victoria, Tanzania: implications for schistosomiasis transmission and control. Parasit Vectors 10: 316. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2252-z

Corstjens P, Hoekstra PT, de Dood CJ, van Dam GJ (2017) Utilizing the ultrasensitive Schistosoma up-converting phosphor lateral flow circulating anodic antigen (UCP-LF CAA) assay for sample pooling-strategies. Infect Dis Poverty 6: 155. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-017-0368-1

Colley DG, Andros TS, Campbell CH, Jr. (2017) Schistosomiasis is more prevalent than previously thought: what does it mean for public health goals, policies, strategies, guidelines and intervention programs? Infect Dis Poverty 6: 63. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-017-0275-5

Burnim M, Ivy JA, King CH (2017) Systematic review of community-based, school-based, and combined delivery modes for reaching school-aged children in mass drug administration programs for schistosomiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11: e0006043. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006043

RAP5 brochure https://score.uga.edu/rap5_mda_coverage_final/

Andrade G, Bertsch DJ, Gazzinelli A, King CH (2017) Decline in infection-related morbidities following drug-mediated reductions in the intensity of Schistosoma infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11: e0005372. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005372

RAP6 brochure https://score.uga.edu/rap6_morbidityanderroutcomes_final/

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12341

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. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1312-0

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. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021932016000067

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004814

Pennance T, Person B, Muhsin MA, Khamis AN, Muhsin J, Khamis IS, Mohammed KA, Kabole F, Rollinson D, Knopp S (2016) Urogenital schistosomiasis transmission on Unguja Island, Zanzibar: characterisation of persistent hot-spots. Parasit Vectors 9: 646. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1847-0

Onkanga IO, Mwinzi PN, Muchiri G, Andiego K, Omedo M, Karanja DM, Wiegand RE, Secor WE, Montgomery SP (2016) Impact of two rounds of praziquantel mass drug administration on Schistosoma mansoni infection prevalence and intensity: a comparison between community wide treatment and school based treatment in western Kenya. Int J Parasitol 46: 439-445. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.01.006

Mo AX, Colley DG (2016) Workshop report: Schistosomiasis vaccine clinical development and product characteristics. Vaccine 34: 995-1001. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.12.032

Léger E, Garba A, Hamidou AA, Webster BL, Pennance T, Rollinson D, Webster JP (2016) Introgressed Animal Schistosomes Schistosoma curassoni and S. bovis Naturally Infecting Humans. Emerg Infect Dis 22: 2212-2214. https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2212.160644

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. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-1244-0

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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0725

Kinung’hi S, Magnussen P, Kaatano G, Olsen A (2016) Infection with Schistosoma mansoni has an Effect on Quality of Life, but not on Physical Fitness in Schoolchildren in Mwanza Region, North-Western Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10: e0005257. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005257

King CH (2016) Defining the Necessary Next Steps for Effective Control of Helminthic Infections. Clin Infect Dis 62: 208-209. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ833

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.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1681-4

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. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1575-2

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.08.004

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parepi.2016.04.002

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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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.08.004

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.09.003

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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0676

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003821

Mwinzi PN, Kittur N, Ochola E, Cooper PJ, Campbell CH, Jr., 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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2015.00048

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003752

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004290

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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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0643

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 Côte d’Ivoire. Geospat Health 10: 345. https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2015.345

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. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu374

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Omedo M, Ogutu M, Awiti A, Musuva R, Muchiri G, Montgomery SP, Secor WE, Mwinzi P (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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0136

Musuva RM, Awiti A, Omedo M, 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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0488

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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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2012.04.013

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002474

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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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002431

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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. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-6-300

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12117

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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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.12-0639

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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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001903

Tchuem Tchuenté LA, 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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001758

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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0397

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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0435

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001969

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. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-930

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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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0395

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001239

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001321

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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.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001384