Recent Publications

May 2020

  • Biemba G, Chiluba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Silavwe V, Lunze K, Mwale RK, Hamer DH*, MacLeod WB*. Impact of mobile health-enhanced supportive supervision and supply chain management on appropriate integrated community case management of malaria, diarrhoea, and pneumonia in children 2-59 months – a cluster randomised trial in Eastern Province, Zambia. *Contributed equally J Global Health 2020;10:10425.

  •  Westling T, Cowden C, Mwananyanda L, Kapasa ML, Machona S, Pierre C, Mitra N, Hamer DH*, Coffin SE*. Impact of chlorhexidine baths on suspected sepsis and bloodstream infections in hospitalized neonates in Zambia. *Contributed equally. Int J Infect Dis 2020;
  • Morgan JR, Wang J, Barocas JA, Jaeger JL, Durham NN, Babkhanlou-Chase H, Bharel M, Walley AY, Linas BP. Opioid overdose and the inpatient cascade of substance use disorder care in Massachusetts. JSAT. 2020; 112: 42-48.

  • Merchant E, Burke D, Shaw L, Tookes HE III, Patil D, Barocas JA, Wurcel AG. Hospitalization Outcomes of People Who Use Drugs: One Size Does Not Fit All. JSAT. 2020; 112:23-28.

  • The OUD Modeling Writing Group. How simulation modeling can support the public health response to the opioid crisis in North America: Setting priorities and assessing value. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2020. In press.

  • Barocas JA, Blackstone E, Bouton TC, Kimmel SD, Caputo A, Porter SJ, Walley AY. Prevalence of Covid-19 infection and Subsequent Cohorting in a Residential Substance Use Treatment Program in Boston, MA. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 2020. In press.

  • Schranz A & Barocas JA. Infective endocarditis in persons who use drugs: Epidemiology, current management, and emerging treatments. Infectious Diseases Clinics of North America. 2020. In press.

  • Gaeta JM, de la Nueces D, Munson D, Barocas JA, Walsh K. A 66-Year-Old Man Experiencing Homelessness and COVID-19 infection. New England Journal of Medicine. 2020. In press.

  • Marcus JL & Barocas JA. The coronavirus pandemic could transform our health care system — for the better. STAT News. April 14, 2020.

  • Barocas JA, Bair-Merritt MH, Lewis-O’Connor A, Rothman EF. Recommendations for Responding to COVID-19 in Domestic Violence Shelters. 2020. 

  • Barocas JA. It’s not them, it’s us: Hepatitis C reinfection following successful treatment among people who inject drugs. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020. Epub ahead of print.

  • Angelo KM, Stoney R, Brun-Cottan G, Leder K, Grobusch MP, Hochberg N et al. Zika among international travelers presenting to GeoSentinel sites, 2012-2019: implications for clinical practice. Journal of Travel Medicine 2020 Apr 25. PMID: 32330261

  • Sinha P, Hochberg NS. Letter to the Editor. Oft-overlooked: controlling for undernutrition in epidemiological studies of tuberculosis. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2020; 20(5);540-541.

  • Zhou T, Lakshminarayanan S, Sarkar S, Knudsen S, Horsburgh CR Jr, Muthaiah M, Kan C, Salgame P, Ellner J, Roy G, Jenkins H, Hochberg NS. Predictors of loss to follow-up among male tuberculosis cases in Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu, India. Am J Trop Med Hygiene; in press.

  • Ramakrishnan J, Sarkar S, Chinnakali P, Lakshminarayanan S, Kumar Sahu S, Reshma A, Hochberg NS, Knudsen S, Das M,Thekkur P, Vinayagamoorthy, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Roy G. Risk factors for death during treatment in pulmonary tuberculosis patients in South India: A cohort study. BMJ Open, in press.

  • Kubiak R, Drain PK, Hochberg NS. Letter to the Editor. How should body mass index inform active tuberculosis screening in diabetes clinics in Asia? IJTLD; in press.

  • Sinha P, Lönnroth K, Bhargava A, Heysell SK, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Rudgard W, Boccia D, Van Aartsen D, Hochberg NS. Food for thought: addressing undernutrition to end TB. Lancet Infectious Diseases, in press.

April 2020

  • Crable EL, Biancarelli DL, Walkey AJ, Drainoni M. Critical Challenges and Facilitators to Implementing Priority Inpatient Initiatives in the Safety Net Setting, Implementation Science Communications, 2020; 1:35. DOI: 10.1186/s43058-020-00024-6.

  • Burrowes SAB, Rader A, Ni P, Drainoni M, Barlam TF. Low uptake of rapid diagnostic tests for respiratory tracts infections in a safety net hospital, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2020 March; 7(3): https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa057

  • Perkins RB, Banigbe B, Fenton AT, O’Grady AJ, Jansen EM, Bernstein JL, Joseph NP, Eun TJ, Biancarelli DL, Drainoni M. Effect of a multi-component intervention on providers’ HPV vaccine communication. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, in press.

  • Perkins RB, Legler A, Jansen E, Bernstein J, Eun T, Biancarelli DL, Schuch T, Leschly K, Fenton A, Adams W, Clark J, Drainoni M, Hanchate A. Improving HPV vaccination rates: A stepped-wedged randomized trial. Pediatrics, in press.

  • Auty S, Stein MD, Walley AY, Drainoni M. Buprenorphine Waiver Uptake among Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: The Role of Existing Waivered Prescriber Supply, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, in press.
  • He, Eddy, Jacobson, Henderson, Agosto. Enhanced HIV-1 replication in CD4+ T cells derived from individuals with latent mTB infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases.

  • Sabin LL, Halim N, Hamer DH, Simmons EM, Jonnalagadda S, Williams AL, Chemusto H, Gifford AL, Bonawitz R, Aroda P, DeSilva M, Gasuza J, Mukasa B, Messersmith LJ. Retention in HIV care among HIV-seropositive pregnant and postpartum women in Uganda: results of a randomized controlled trial. AIDS & Behavior 2020 Apr 20. PMID: 32314120

  • Angelo KM, Stoney R, Brun-Cottan G, Leder K, Grobusch MP, Hochberg N, Kuhn S, Bottieau E, Schlagenhauf P, Chen L, Hynes NA, Perez CP, Mockenhaupt FP, Molina I, Crespillo-Andújar C, Malvy D, Caumes E, Plourde P, Shaw M, McCarthy AE, Piper-Jenks N, Connor BA, Hamer DH†, Wilder-Smith A†, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. The rise and fall of Zika among international travelers presenting to GeoSentinel sites, 2012–2019: implications for clinical practice. †Contributed equally. J Travel Med, published on-line April 2020. PMID: 32330261

  • Henry EG, Ngoma T, Kaiser JL, Fong RM, Vian T, Hamer DH, Rockers PC, Biemba G, Scott NA. Evaluating implementation effectiveness and sustainability of a maternity waiting homes intervention to improve access to safe delivery in rural Zambia: A mixed-methods protocol. BMC Health Services Research 2020 Mar 12; 20(1):191. PMID: 32164728.

  •  Gautret P, Leder K, Field V, Kain KC, Hamer DH, Libman M. GeoSentinel Surveillance of travel-associated infections: what lies in the future? Trav Med & Infect Dis 2020 Mar 07; 101600. PMID: 32156631.

  • Hamer DH, Miller JM. Why did mass test and treat have no effect on malaria prevalence in western Kenya? Clin Infect Dis 2020 Apr 23. PMID: 32324864.

  • Petersen E, McCloskey B, Hui DS, Kock R, Ntoumi F, Memish ZA, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Pollack M, Madoff LC, Hamer DH, Nachega JB, Pshenichnaya N, Zumla A. COVID-19 travel restrictions and the International Health Regulations – call for an open debate on easing of travel restrictions. Int J Infect Dis 94:88-90. PMID: 32305518.

March 2020

  • Díaz-Menendez M, Esteban ET, Ujiie M, Calleri G, Rothe C, Malvy D, Nicastri E, Bissinger AL, Grandadam M, Alpern JD, Gobbi F, Schlagenhauf P, Duvignaud A, Javelle E, Nakamoto, T, Spinello A, Hamer DH. Travel-associated chikungunya acquired in Myanmar in 2019. Eurosurveillance 2020;25(1):pii=1900721.

  • Muehlenbein MP, Angelo KM, Schlagenhauf P, Chen L, Grobusch MP, Gautret P, Duvignaud A, Chappuis F, Kain KC, Bottieau E, Epelboin L, Shaw M, Hynes N, Hamer DH for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Traveler exposures to animals: a GeoSentinel analysis. J Travel Med, published on-line January 2020.

  • Chapter: Gill CJ, Hamer DH. Food poisoning due to ex vivo toxins. In Kuipers E. Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology 2nd Edition, Elsevier, London 2020.

  • Kaadan I, Dennis M, Desai N, Yadavalli G, Lederer P. One health education for future physicians: a case report of cat-transmitted sporotrichosis. OFID, 2019, in press.

  • Epstein RL, Wang J, Hagan L, Mayer KH, Puro J, Linas BP, Assoumou SA. Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Testing Among Adolescents and Young Adults in a Large Sample of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the United States. JAMA. 2019;322(22):2245-2248. PMID: 31821424 doi:10.1001/jama.2019.16196

  • Martinez L, Lo NC, Cords O, Hill PC, Khan P, Hatherill M, Mandalakas A, Kay A, Croda J, Horsburgh CR, Zar H, Andrews JR. Pediatric tuberculosis transmission outside the household: challenging historical paradigms to inform global public health strategies. Lancet Respir Med 2019;7:544-552

January 2020

  • Chu A, Biancarelli DL, Drainoni M, Liu JH, Schneider JI, Sullivan R, Sheng A. Usability of Learning Moment: Features of an E-learning tool that maximize adoption by medical students, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, (2019) DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2019.6.42657.

  • Kim B, Bolton RE, Hyde J, Fincke Graeme B, Drainoni M, Petrakis BA, Simmons MM, McInnes DK. Coordinating across correctional, community, and VA systems: Applying the Collaborative Care Model for post-incarceration healthcare and reentry support, Health and Justice, (2019) December 12; 7(1):18. PMID: 31832790.

  • Gidugu V, Rogers ES, Gordon C, Elwy AR, Drainoni M. Client, family and clinician experiences of Open Dialogue-based services, Psychological Services, (2020 January 9).

  • Barocas JA, Morgan JR, Wang J, McLoone D, Wurcel AG, Stein MD. Outcomes Associated with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Among Persons Hospitalized for Infective Endocarditis. Clin Infect Diseases. 2019. Epub ahead of print.

  • Kaiser JL, Fong RM, Ngoma T, Hamer DH, Biemba G, McGlasson KL, Bwalya M, Chasaya M, Scott NA. The effects of maternity waiting homes on the health workforce and maternal health service delivery in rural Zambia: a qualitative analysis. Human Resources for Health 2019;17:93.

  • Bonawitz R, McGlasson KL, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Fong RM, Biemba G, et al. Quality and utilization patterns of maternity waiting homes at referral facilities in rural Zambia: A mixed methods multiple case analysis of intervention and standard of care sites. PLoS ONE 2019: 14: e0225523.

  • Lester R, Musicha P, Van Ginneken N, Dramowski A, Hamer DH, Garner P, Feasey NA. Prevalence and outcome of bloodstream infections due to third-generation cephalosporin resistant Enterobacteriaceae in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. J Antimicrobial Chemother 2019; doi:10/1093/jac/dkz464.

  • Connor BA, Dawood R, Riddle MS, Hamer DH. Cholera in travellers: a systematic review. J Travel Med, December 2019, published on-line.

December 2019

  • Thakarar K, Walley AY, Heeren TC, Winter MR, Ventura AS, Sullivan M, Drainoni M, Saitz R. Medication for Addiction Treatment and Acute Care Utilization among HIV-positive Adults with Substance Dependence, AIDS Care, published on line November 5, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.168305

  • Herrera C, Brochiere A, Pellicer M, Garg A, Drainoni M. Implementing social determinants of health screening at community health centers: Clinician and staff perspectives, Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 2019, 10:1-6, DOI: 10.1177/2150132719887260.

  • Biancarelli DL, Drainoni M, Perkins RB. “Easier than I thought”: Provider experience recommending HPV vaccine before age 11. Journal of Pediatrics, 2019 November 19. pii: S0022-3476(19)31354-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.10.025. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Drainoni M, Childs E, Biello KB, Biancarelli DL, Edeza A, Salhaney P, Mimiaga, MJ, Bazzi AR. “We don’t get much of a voice about anything”: Perspectives on Photovoice among people who inject drugs, Harm Reduction Journal (2019) 16:61 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-019-0334-2.

  • Berhanu R, Schnippel K, Kularatne R, Firnhaber C, Jacobson KR, Horsburgh CR, et al. Discordant rifampicin susceptibility results are associated with Xpert MTB/RIF probe B and probe binding delay. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2019;23:358-62.

  • Reddy KP, Gupta-Wright A, Fielding KL, Costantini S, Zheng A, Corbett EL, Yu L, van Oosterhout JJ, Resch SC, Wilson DP, Horsburgh CR, et al. Cost-effectiveness of urine-based tuberculosis screening in hospitalised patients with HIV in Africa. Lancet Glob Health. (In press).

  • Chiang C, Padilla R, Sheremeta Y, Petrenko V, Rybak N, Horsburgh CR Jr. Pediatric multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Kyiv City, Ukraine. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health 2109;9:56-61.

  • Sinha P, Davis J, Saag L, Wanke C, Salgame P, Mesick J, Horsburgh Jr CR, Hochberg NS. Undernutrition and Tuberculosis: Public Health Implications. J Infect Dis 2019:219:1356-63.

  • Held K, McAnaw S, Chiang C-Y, Trebucq A, Horsburgh CR. Progress in global rollout of new multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatments. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2019;23:996-9.

  • Hoyt K, Sarkar S, White L, Noyal MJ, Salgame P, Lakshminarayanan S, Muthuraj M, Vinod K, Ellner JJ, Roy G, Horsburgh Jr CR, Hochberg NS. Effect of malnutrition on radiographic findings and mycobacterial burden in pulmonary tuberculosis. PLoS One 2019;14(3):e0214011

  • Freiman JM, Wang J, Easterbrook PJ, Horsburgh CR, et al. Deriving the optimal limit of detection for an HCV point-of-care test for viraemic infection: Analysis of a global dataset. J Hepatol. 2019 (in press).

  • Martinez L, Verma R, Croda J, Horsburgh Jr CR, et al. Detection, survival and infectious potential of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the environment: A review of the evidence and epidemiological implications. Eur Respir Journal 2109 (in press).

  • Dheda K, Gumbo T, Maartens G, Dooley KE, Esmail A, Murray M, Furin J, Nardell EA, London L, Lessem E, Limberis J, Theron G, McNerney R, Niemann S, Dowdy D, Van Rie A, Pasipanodya JG, Rodrigues C, Clark TG, Sirgel FA, Schaaf HS, Chang KC, Lange C, Nahid P, Vernon A, Fourie B, Ndjeka N, Nunn A, Migliori GB, Udwadia ZF, Horsburgh Jr CR, et al. Lancet Commission on Drug-Resistant TB: 2019 Update: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis and management of multi-drug-resistant and incurable tuberculosis. Lancet Respir Med 2019;7:820-6.

  • Andrews JR, Cobelens F, Horsburgh CR, Hatherill M, Basu S, Hermans S, Wood R. Seasonal drivers of tuberculosis: evidence from over 100 years of notifications in Cape Town. IJTLD 2019 (in press).

  • Kubiak RW, Sonali Sarkar S, Horsburgh Jr CR, Roy G, Kratz M, Amrita R, Weiss NS, Salgame P, Ellner JJ, Drain PK*, Hochberg NS*. Additive and multiplicative interactions between body mass index and diabetes mellitus on latent tuberculosis infection and active tuberculosis disease in south India. BMC Infect Dis 2019;19:627.

  • Lange C, Dheda K, Chesov D, Mandalakis AM, Udwadia Z, Horsburgh CR. Management of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet 2019;394:953-66.

  • Bouton TC, de Vos M, Ragan EJ, White LF, Van Zyl L, Theron D, Horsburgh CR, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. Switching to bedaquiline for treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a retrospective cohort analysis. PLoS One 2019 (in press).

  • McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, Horsburgh CR, Jones-López EC, Whalen CC, Gaeddert M, Marques-Rodrigues P, Ellner JJ, Dietze R, White LF. Partitioning the risk of tuberculosis transmission in household contact studies. PLoS One 2019;14:e0223966.

  • Dheda K, Gumbo T, Maartens G, et al. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine Commission: 2019 update: epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis, and management of multidrug-resistant and incurable tuberculosis. Lancet Respir Med 2019;7:820-826.

  • Reddy KP, Horsburgh CR, Wood R, Fields NF, Girouard MP, Costantini S, Hou T, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP. Shortened tuberculosis treatment for people with HIV in South Africa: a model-based evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2019 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Stout JE, Turner NA, Phillips PPJ, Belknap RW, Horsburgh CR, Sterling TR. Optimizing design for latent tuberculosis clinical trials with mathematical modeling. Am J Respir Crit Care Med (in press).

November 2019

  • HIV-1 co-receptor usage and variable loop contact impacts V3 loop bnAb susceptibility. Registre L, Moreau Y, Toksoz Ataca S, Pulukuri S, Henrich TJ, Lin N, Sagar M. J Virol. 2019 Nov 6. pii: JVI.01604-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01604-19. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31694950

  • Edeza A, Bazzi AR, Salhaney P, Biancarelli DL, Childs E, Mimiaga MJ, Drainoni M, Biello K. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis for people who inject drugs: the context of co-occurring injection- and sexual-related HIV risk in the U.S. Northeast. Substance Use and Misuse, DOI:10.1080/10826084.2019.1673419, published on line October 9, 2019.

  • Lindsay SF, Woodhams E, White KO, Drainoni M, Johnson NL, Yinusa-Nykahoon L. Understanding barriers to contraception screening and referral in young women with cancer, Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, published on line October 21, 2019. DOI:10.1089/jayao.2019.0074.

  • Thakarar K, Walley AY, Heeren TC, Winter MR, Ventura AS, Sullivan M, Drainoni M, Saitz R. Medication for Addiction Treatment and Acute Care Utilization among HIV-positive Adults with Substance Dependence, AIDS Care, published on line November 5, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.168305

  • Herrera C, Brochiere A, Pellicer M, Garg A, Drainoni M. Implementing social determinants of health screening at community health centers: Clinician and staff perspectives, Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 2019, 10:1-6, DOI: 10.1177/2150132719887260.

  • Biomaterials and Contraception. I Claure, Anderson D, Klapperich C, Kuohung W, Wong J. Annals of Biomedical Research (In Press)

  • Park JH, Mwananyanda L, Servidone M, Sichone J, Coffin SE*, Hamer DH*. Hygiene practices of mothers of hospitalized neonates at a tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit in Zambia. J Water, Sanitation & Hyg Development, published on-line October 22, 2019.

  • Gautret P, Angelo KM, Asgeirsson H, Duvignaud A, van Genderen PJJ, Bottieau E, Chen LH, Parker S, Connor BA, Barnett ED, Libman M, Hamer DH for the GeoSentinel Network. International mass gatherings and travel-associated illness: a GeoSentinel cross-sectional, observational study. Travel Med Infect Dis published on-line November 2019 doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.101504.

  • Fennelly KP, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Jones-Lopez E, Lindsley WG, Milton D. Microbial Aerosols: New Diagnostic Specimens for Pulmonary Infections. Chest. 2019 Oct 31. PMID: 31678308

April 2019

  • Susannah K. Graves; Orvalho Augusto; Sofia Omar Viegas; Philip Lederer; Catarina David; Kristen Lee; Anila Hassane; Anilsa Cossa; Salma Amade; Susete Peleve; Pereira Zindoga; Leguesse Massawo; Francesca J. Torriani; Elizabete A. Nunes. Tuberculosis infection risk, preventive therapy care cascade and incidence of tuberculosis disease in healthcare workers at Maputo Central Hospital. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2019, in press.

  • Biancarelli DL, Biello KB, Childs E, Drainoni ML, Salhaney P, Edeza A, Mimiaga MJ, Saitz R, Bazzi AR. Strategies People Who Inject Drugs Use to Avoid Stigma in the Healthcare Settings. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2019 March 9; 198:80-86. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.01.037.

  • Biello KB, Edeza A, Salhaney P, Biancarelli DL, Mimiaga, MJ, Drainoni M, Childs E, Bazzi AR. A missing perspective: injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for people who inject drugs, AIDS Care, 2019 March 1: 1-7. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1587356.

  • Eun TJ, Hanchate A, Fenton AT, Clark JA, Aurora MN, Drainoni M, Perkins RB. Relative contributions of parental intention and provider recommendation style to HPV and meningococcal vaccine receipt, Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 2019 March 12; 15(9). DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1591138.

  • Kim B, McCullough MB, Simmons MM, Bolton RE, Hyde J, Drainoni M, Fincke BG, McInnes DK. A novel application of process mapping in a criminal justice setting to examine implementation of peer support for veterans leaving incarceration, Health and Justice, 26 March 2019l 7(3). DOI: 10.1186/s40352-019-0085-x

  • Assoumou SA, Tasillo A, Vellozzi C, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Wang J, Nolen S, Hagan L, Thompson W, Randall LM, Strick L, Salomon JA, Linas, BP. Cost-effectiveness and budgetary impact of HCV testing, treatment and linkage to care in U.S. prisons. Clin Infect Dis in press.

  • Childs E, Assoumou SA, Biello KB, Biancarelli DL, Drainoni ML, Edeza A, Salhaney P, Mimiaga MJ, Bazzi AR. Evidence-Based and Guideline-Concurrent Responses to Narratives Deferring HCV Treatment Among People Who Inject Drugs. Harm Reduct J. 2019 Feb 11;16(1):14. doi: 10.1186/s12954-019-0286-6.PMID:30744628.

  • Host determinants of infectiousness in smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients. Carlos Acuña-Villaorduña, Irene Ayakaka, Luiz Guilherme Schmidt-Castellani, Francis Mumbowa, Patricia Marques-Rodrigues , Mary Gaeddert, Laura F. White, Moises Palaci, Jerrold J. Ellner, Reynaldo Dietze, Moses Joloba, Kevin P. Fennelly, Edward C. Jones-López. In press. Open Forum Infectious Disease 2019

March 2019

  • Hoyt K, Sarkar S, White LF, Joseph NM, Salgame P, Lakshminarayanan S, Muthaiah M, Kumar SV, Ellner, JJRoy G, Horsburgh CR Jr, Hochberg NS. Effect of Malnutrition on Radiographic Findings and Mycobacterial Burden in Pulmonary Tuberculosis. PLoS One; in press.

  • Sinha P and Hochberg NS. Food for Thought: the role of undernutrition and diabetes in India’s TB epidemic. International Journal of Medicine and Public Health. In press.

  • Pedro KD, Henderson AJ, Agosto LM. Mechanisms of HIV-1 cell-to-cell transmission and the establishment of the latent reservoir, Virus Res. Accepted (2019)

  • Yeboah-Antwi K, MacLeod WB, Biemba G, Sijenyi P, Höhne A, Verstraete L, McCallum CM, Hamer DH. Improving sanitation and hygiene through community-led total sanitation: The Zambian experience. Am J Trop Med Hyg, fast track release February 2019.

  • Morof D, Serbanescu F, Goodwin M, Hamer DH, Asiimwe A, Hamomba L, Musumali M, Binzen S, Kekitiinwa AR, Picho B, Kaharuza F, Namukanja PM, Murokora D, Kamara V, Dynes M, Blanton C, Nalutaaya A, Luwaga F, Schmitz MM, LaBrecque J, Conlon CM, McCarthy BJ, Kroelinger C, Clark T on behalf of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life Working Group. Addressing the third delay in Saving Mothers, Giving Life districts in Uganda and Zambia: Ensuring adequate and appropriate facility-based maternal and perinatal healthcare. Global Health Science and Practice 2019;7(Suppl. 1): S85-S103.

  • Ngoma T, Asiimwe AR, Mukasa J, Binzen S, Serbanescu F, Henry EG,
    Hamer DH, Lori JR, Schmitz MM, Marum L, Picho B, Naggayi A, Musonda G, Conlon CM, Komakech P, Kamara V, Scott NA on behalf of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life Working Group.. Addressing the second delay in Saving Mothers, Giving Life districts in Uganda and Zambia: reaching appropriate care in a timely manner. Global Health Science and Practice 2019;7(Suppl. 1): S68-S84.

  • Bonawitz R, McGlasson KL, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Lori J, Boyd C, Biemba G, Hamer DH, Scott NA. Knowledge and Utilization of Maternity Waiting Homes among HIV-positive pregnant women in Zambia: An Opportunity for Improved PMTCT? Int J MCH and AIDS 2019;8:1-10

  • Hamer DH, Chen LH. Zika in Angola and India. J Travel Med, published on-line March 7, 2019.

  • Javelle E, Florescu SA, Asgeirsson H, Jmor S, Eperon G, Leshem E, Blum J, Molina I, Field V, Pietroski N, Eldin C, Johnston V, Cotar IA, Popescu C, Hamer DH, Gautret P. Increased risk of chikungunya infection in travellers to Thailand due to an ongoing outbreak in tourist areas: cases imported into Europe and the Middle East in early 2019. Eurosurveillance, published on-line March 7, 2019.

  • Yarrington C, Hamer DH, Kuohung W, Lee-Parritz A. Congenital Zika syndrome arising from sexual transmission of Zika virus, A case report. Fertility Res Practice 2019;5:1.

  • Raifman J, Schwartz S, Sosnowy C, Montgomery M, Almonte A, Bazzi A, Drainoni M, Nunn A, Chan P. Pre-exposure prophylaxis awareness and use among women at a sexually transmitted disease clinic. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2019; 80(1), 36-39. PMID: 30531295. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001879. 

  • Bazzi A, Drainoni M, Biancarelli D, Hartman J, Mimiaga M, Mayer K, Biello K. Systematic review of HIV treatment adherence research among people who inject drugs in the United States and Canada: Evidence to inform pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence interventions. BMC Public Health, 2019 19(1):31. MDID: 30621657.

  • Eun TJ, Hanchate A, Fenton AT, Clark JA, Aurora MN, Drainoni M, Perkins RB. Relative contributions of parental intention and provider recommendation style to HPV and meningococcal vaccine receipt, Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 2019 March 12; 15(9). DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1591138.

February 2019

  • Prevalence, Predictors and Successful Treatment Outcomes of Xpert MTB/RIF-identified Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis in Post Conflict Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, 2012-2017: A Retrospective Province-Wide Cohort Study” Clinical Infectious Diseases, André N.H. Bulabula; Jenna A. Nelson; Eric M. Musafiri; Rhoderick Machekano; Nadia A. Sam-Agudu; Andreas H. Diacon; Maunank Shah; Jacob Creswell; Grant Theron; Robin M. Warren; Karen R. Jacobson; Jean-Paul Chirambiza; Dieudonné Kalumuna; Bertin C. Bisimwa; Patrick DMC Katoto; Michel K. Kaswa; Freddy M. Birembano; Liliane N. Kitete; Martin P. Grobusch; Zacharie M. Kashongwe; and Jean B. Nachega., in press

  • R. R. Nathavitharana, P. Lederer, D. B. Tierney, E. Nardell. Treatment as prevention and other interventions to reduce transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. INT J TUBERC LUNG DIS 23(3); 2019 In Press

  • Mwananyanda L, Pierre C, Mwansa J, Cowden C, Localio AR, Kapasa M, Machona S, Lukwesa-Musyani C, Chilufya M, Munanjala G, Lyondo A, Bates M, Coffin SE, Hamer DH. Preventing bloodstream infections and death in Zambian neonates: impact of a low-cost infection control bundle. Clin Infect Dis, published on line December 29, 2018.

  • Clerinx J, Hamer DH, Libman M. Post-travel screening. In Keystone J, Kozarsky P, Connor BA, Nothdurft HD, Mendelson M, Leder K (eds). Travel Medicine, 4th ed. 2019 Elsevier, London, United Kingdom.

  • Angelo KM, Petersen BW, Hamer DH, Schwartz E, Brunette G. Monkeypox transmission among international travelers — serious monkey business? J Travel Med 2019; doi: 10.1093/jtm/taz002.

January 2019

  • Boggild AK, Geduld J, Libman M, Yansouni CP, McCarthy AE, Hajek J, Ghesquiere W, Mirzanejad Y, Vincelette J, Kuhn S, Plourde PJ, Chakrabarti S, Greenaway C, Hamer DH, Kain KC. Spectrum of illness in migrants to Canada: sentinel surveillance through CanTravNet. J Travel Med 2018 Nov 3. doi: 10.1093/jtm/tay117.

  • Yarrington C, Hamer DH, Kuohung W, Lee-Parritz A. Congenital Zika syndrome arising from sexual transmission of Zika virus, A case report. Fertility Res Practice, 2019;5:1.

  • Bazzi AR, Biancarelli DL, Childs E, Drainoni M, Edeza A, Salhaney P, Mimiaga MJ, Biello KB. Limited knowledge and mixed interest in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 2018; 32(12), 529-537. PMID: 30311777. DOI: 10.1089/apc.2018.0126.

  • Sheng AY, Chu A, Biancarelli DL, Drainoni M, Sullivan R, Schneider J. A Novel Web-Based Experiential Learning Platform for Medical Students (Learning Moment): Qualitative Study. JMIR Medical Education, 2018; 4(2), e10657. PMID: 30333094. PMCID: PMC6231881. DOI: 10.2196/10657.

  • Biello KB, Bazzi AR, Mimiaga MJ, Biancarelli DL, Edeza A, Salhaney P, Childs E, Drainoni M. Perspectives on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) utilization and related intervention needs among people who inject drugs. Harm Reduction Journal, 2018; 15(1), 55. PMID: 30419926 PMCID: PMC6233595. DOI: 10.1186/s12954-018-0263-5

  • Murphy JE, Washington D, Xuan Z, Paasche-Orlow MK, Drainoni M. Identifying and Addressing Language Needs in Primary Care: A Pilot Implementation Study. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 2018. PMID: 30511122. DOI: 10.1007/s40615-018-00549-6. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Raifman J, Schwartz S, Sosnowy C, Montgomery M, Almonte A, Bazzi A, Drainoni M, Nunn A, Chan P. Pre-exposure prophylaxis awareness and use among women at a sexually transmitted disease clinic. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2019; 80(1), 36-39. PMID: 30531295. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001879.

December 2018

  • Barlam TF, Soriai-Saucedo R, Ameli O, Cabral HJ, Kazis LE. Retrospective analysis of long-term gastrointestinal symptoms after Clostridium difficile in a nonelderly cohort. PLoS One. 2018 Dec 17:e0209152

  • Hamer DH, Chen LH. Japanese encephalitis: vaccine options and timing of pre-travel vaccination. J Travel Med 2018; doi 10.1093/jtm/tay047.

  • Schlagenhauf P, Grobusch MP, Hamer DH, Asgeirsson H, Jensenius M, Eperon G, Rothe C, Isenring E, Fehr J, Schwartz E, Bottieau E, Barnett ED, McCarthy A, Kelly P, Larsen CS, van Genderen P, Stauffer W, Libman M, Gautret P. Area of exposure and treatment challenges of malaria in Eritrean migrants: a GeoSentinel analysis. Malaria J 2018;17:443

  • Kaiser JL, Fong R, Ngoma T, Hamer DH, Biemba G, Tusing B, Scott NA. How a woman’s interpersonal relationships can delay care-seeking and access during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period in rural Zambia: An intersection of the Social Ecological Model with the Three Delays Framework. Soc Sci Med 2019;220:312-21.

  • Gautret P, Angelo KM, Asgeirsson H, Lalloo DG, Shaw M, Schwartz E, Libman M, Kain KC, Piyaphanee W, Murphy H, Leder K, Vincelette J, Jensenius M, Waggoner J, Leung D, Borwein S, Blumberg L, Schlagenhauf P, Barnett ED*, Hamer DH* for the GeoSentinel network. Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis started during or after travel: a GeoSentinel analysis. *Co-senior authors. PLoS NTD 2018;12: e0006951. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006951.

  • Wazny K, Chan KY, and the Crowdsourcing CHNRI Collaborators*. Identifying potential uses of crowdsourcing in global health, conflict, and humanitarian settings: an adapted CHNRI (Child Health and Nutrition Initiative) exercise. J Global Health 2018;8:20704. *DH Hamer (one of 55 Crowdsourcing CHNRI collaborators)

  • Hamer DH, Hansoti B, Prabhakaran D, Huffman MD, Nxumalo N, Fox M, Gopal S, Oberhelman R, Mwananyanda L, Vwalika B, Rispel LC. Global health research mentoring competencies for individuals and institutions in low- and middle-income countries. Am J Trop Med Hyg, published on-line November 2018, doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0558.

  • Lescano AG, Cohen CR, Raj T, Rispel L, Garcia PJ, Zunt JR, Hamer DH, Heimburger DC, Chi BH, Ko AI, Bukusi EA. Strengthening mentoring in low- and middle-income countries to advance global health research: an overview. Am J Trop Med Hyg, published on-line November 2018, doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0556.

  • Epstein RL, Bhagavathula M, Saag L, Verma S, Kan CK, Mesick K, Kamineni P, White LF, Barnett ED, Salgame P, Hochberg NS. QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Reliability for Immigrants with Parasitic Infections, Boston. Int Journal of TB and Lung Disease; in press.

  • Sinha P, Davis J, Saag L, Wanke C, Salgame P, Mesick J, Horsburgh CR Jr, Hochberg NS. Protein Energy Malnutrition and Tuberculosis: Public Health Implications. Journal of Infectious Diseases; 2018. jiy675, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy675.

  • Sinha P and Hochberg NS. Crystal Ball: The yesterday and tomorrow of tuberculosis. Envir Micro Reports. In press.

  • Hepatitis C Testing and Patient Characteristics in Washington State’s Prisons Between 2012 and 2016. Assoumou SA, Wang J, Tasillo A, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Tsui JI, Strick L, Linas BP. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Nov 12. pii: S0749-3797(18)32221-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.08.016. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30467088

  • Estimated Prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder in Massachusetts, 2011-2015: A Capture-Recapture Analysis. Barocas JA, White LF, Wang J, Walley AY, LaRochelle MR, Bernson D, Land T, Morgan JR, Samet JH, Linas BP. Am J Public Health. 2018 Dec;108(12):1675-1681. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304673. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PMID: 30359112

  • Cost-effectiveness of preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention for conception in the United States. Leech AA, Burgess JF, Sullivan M, Kuohung W, Horný M, Drainoni ML, Christiansen CL, Linas BP. AIDS. 2018 Nov 28;32(18):2787-2798. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002014. PMID: 30234602

  • Hepatitis C Guidance 2018 Update: AASLD-IDSA Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C Virus Infection. AASLD-IDSA HCV Guidance Panel . Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 30;67(10):1477-1492. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy585. PMID: 30215672

  • Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus: Defining the Cascade of Care. Epstein RL, Sabharwal V, Wachman EM, Saia KA, Vellozzi C, Hariri S, Linas BP. J Pediatr. 2018 Dec;203:34-40.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.07.006. Epub 2018 Aug 28. PMID: 30170857

  • Population level outcomes and cost-effectiveness of hepatitis C treatment pre- vs postkidney transplantation. Shelton BA, Sawinski D, Linas BP, Reese PP, Mustian M, Hungerpiller M, Reed RD, MacLennan PA, Locke JE. Am J Transplant. 2018 Oct;18(10):2483-2495. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15040. Epub 2018 Aug 30. PMID: 30058218

  • Barocas JA & Saitz R. Being Explicit About Decisions: Prescribe Medications for Opioid Use Disorder on the Basis of Proven Effectiveness, Not Beliefs. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2018. Epub ahead of print. (editorial)

  • Freiman JM, Jacobson KR, Muyindike W, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Hahn JA, Linas BP. Isoniazid Preventive Therapy for People with HIV who Drink Alcohol in High TB/HIV Burden Countries: a risk-benefit analysis. JAIDS 2018;77:405-12.

  • Rohr JK, Ive P, Horsburgh CR, et al. Assessing the association between changing NRTIs when initiating second-line ART and treatment outcomes. JAIDS 2018;77:413-6

  • Leong S*, Zhao Y*, Joseph N, Sarkar S, Pleskunas J, Hochberg S, Horsburgh CR, Roy G, Ellner JJ, Johnson EW, Salgame P. Existing blood transcriptional classifiers accurately discriminate active TB from latent infection in a south Indian cohort. Tuberculosis 2018;109:41-51

  • Dheda K, Gumbo T, Lange C, Horsburgh Jr CR, Furin J. Pan-tuberculosis regmiens: an argument against. Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2018;6:240-2

  • Peloquin CA, Phillips PPJ, Mitnick CD, Eisenach K, Patientia RF, Lecca L, Gotuzzo E, Gandhi NR, Butler D, Diacon AH, Martel B, Santillan J, Hunt KR, Vargas D, von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Seas C, Dianis N, Moreno-Martinez A, Kaur P, Horsburgh CR Jr. Increased Doses Lead to Higher Drug Exposures of Levofloxacin for the Treatment of Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018;62:e00770-18

  • Ma Y, Horsburgh CR, White LF, Jenkins HE. Quantifying TB transmission: a systematic review of reproduction number and serial interval estimates for tuberculosis. Epidemiology Infect 2018;4:1-17.

  • Saag LA, LaValley MP, Hochberg NS, Cegielski JP, Pleskunas JA, Linas BP, Horsburgh CR. Low BMI and latent tuberculosis infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2018;22:358-65.

  • Geadas C, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Mercier G, Kleinman MB, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Jacobson KR. FDG-PET/CT activity leads to the diagnosis of unsuspected tuberculosis: a retrospective study. BMC Res Notes 2018;11:464.

  • Berhanu R, Schnippel K, Kularatne R, Firnhaber C, Jacobson KR,
    Horsburgh CR, et al. Discordant rifampicin susceptibility results are associated with Xpert MTB/RIF probe B and probe binding delay. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2018 (in press).

  • Reddy KP, Gupta-Wright A, Fielding KL, Costantini S, Zheng A, Corbett EL, Yu L, van Oosterhout JJ, Resch SC, Wilson DP, Horsburgh CR, et al. Cost-effectiveness of urine-based tuberculosis screening in hospitalised patients with HIV in Africa. Lancet Glob Health. (In press).

  • Myers B, Bouton TC, Ragan EJ, White LF, McIlleron H, Theron D, Parry CDH, Horsburgh CR Warren RM, Jacobson KR. Impact of alcohol consumption on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective longitudinal cohort study protocol. BMC Infect Dis 2018;18:488.

  • van der Heijden YF, Abdullah F, Andrade B, Christopher DJ, Croda J, Ewing H, Haas D, Hatherill M, Horsburgh CR, et al. Building capacity for advances in tuberculosis research; Proceedings of the third RePORT International meeting. Tuberculosis 2018;113:153-62.

  • Yuengling KA, Padayatchi N, Wolf A, Mathema B, Brown T, Horsburgh CR, O’Donnell MR. Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Treatment Outcomes in a Prospective Study of Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) HIV Co-Infection Treatment in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2018;79:474-80.

  • Lambert LA, Katz D, Feng PJ, Djojonegoro B, Jasuja S, Marantz S, Horsburgh Jr CR, Ho C. Impact of choice of test for latent tuberculosis infection on treatment acceptance and completion. Microbiol Insights 2018 (in press).

  • Chiang C, Padilla R, Sheremeta Y, Petrenko V, Rybak N, Horsburgh CR Jr. Pediatric multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Kyiv City, Ukraine. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health (in press).

  • Mezwa K, McAnaw S, Chiang CY, Trébucq A, Horsburgh CR. Insights into drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment: results of The Union DR-TB Working Group Survey, 2017. Public Health Action 2018;8:141-144.

  • Sinha P, Davis J, Saag L, Wanke C, Salgame P, Mesick J, Horsburgh Jr CR, Hochberg NS. Undernutrition and Tuberculosis: Public Health Implications. J Infect Dis 2018 (in press).