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Name:

Prof. Dorothy Yeboah-Manu

Email address:

dyeboah-manu@noguchi.ug.edu.gh

Telephone:

+233-302-501178/9

Department:

Bacteriology

Short biography

 

Administrative Role:

Head of Department

Research Interests:

Bacteriology, Host and Pathogen Interactions, and Molecular Epidemiology of Bacterial Diseases of Public Health Importance

Projects:

Towards effective control of Buruli ulcer (STOP Buruli Project)

1.  Host-pathogen interactions in Buruli ulcer disease

2.  Causes of wound healing delay

3. Transmission

4.  Diagnosis of Buruli ulcer

Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Ghana

1.Understanding the genomic diversity between Mycobacterium africanum (MAF) and M. tuberculosis (MTB)

2. Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of M. africanum strains from Ghana

 

Publications:

1. Koka, E., Yeboah-Manu, D., Okyere, D., Adongo, P. B., & Ahorlu, C. K. (2016). Cultural Understanding of Wounds, Buruli Ulcers and Their Management at the Obom Sub-district of the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(7), e0004825. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004825.

2. Lamelas A, Ampah KA, Aboagye S, Kerber S, Danso E, Asante-Poku A, …. Yeboah-Manu, D., Roltgen, K. (2016). Spatiotemporal Co-existence of Two Mycobacterium ulcerans Clonal Complexes in the Offin River Valley of Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(7):e0004856. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004856.

3. Kpeli G, Otchere ID, Lamelas A, Buultjens AL, Bulach D, Baines SL,…. Yeboah-Manu, D. (2016). Possible health-care associated transmission as a cause of secondary infection and population structure of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from two wound treatment centers in Ghana. New Microbes and New Infections. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2016.07.001

4. Akorli, J., Gendrin, M., Pels, N. A., Yeboah-Manu, D., Christophides, G. K., & Wilson, M. D. (2016). Seasonality and Locality Affect the Diversity of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles coluzzii Midgut Microbiota from Ghana. PloS One, 11(6), e0157529. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157529.

5. Ampah, K. A., Pinho-Nascimento, C. A., Kerber, S., Asare, P., De-Graft D., Adu-Nti, F. . . . Yeboah-Manu, D., Pluschke, G.,  Roltgen, K. (2016). Limited Genetic Diversity of Hepatitis B Virus in the General Population of the Offin River Valley in Ghana. PloS One, 11(6), e0156864. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156864.

6. Otchere, I. D., Asante-Poku, A., Osei-Wusu, S., Baddoo, A., Sarpong, E., Ganiyu, A. H. . . . Yeboah-Manu, D. (2016). Detection and characterization of drug-resistant conferring genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains: A prospective study in two distant regions of Ghana. Tuberculosis. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2016.05.014.

7. Ruf, M. T., Bolz, M., Vogel, M., Bayi, P. F., Bratschi, M. W., Sopho, G. E., Yeboah-Manu, D. . . . Pluschke, G. (2016). Spatial Distribution of Mycobacterium ulcerans in Buruli Ulcer Lesions: Implications for Laboratory Diagnosis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(6), e0004767. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004767.

8. Aboagye, S. Y., Danso, E., Ampah, K. A., Nakobu, Z., Asare, P., Otchere, I. D. . . . Yeboah-Manu, D. (2016). Isolation of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria from the Environment of Buruli Ulcer Endemic Communities in Ghana. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1128/aem.01002-16.

9. Sakyi, S. A., Aboagye, S. Y., Darko Otchere, I., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2016). Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Buruli Ulcer Disease: A Systematic Review. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, 2016, 10. doi:10.1155/2016/5310718.

10.  Nguta, J. M., Appiah-Opong, R., Nyarko, A. K., Yeboah-Manu, D., Addo, P. G., Otchere, I. D., & Kissi-Twum, A. (2016b). In vitro antimycobacterial and cytotoxic data on medicinal plants used to treat tuberculosis. Data Brief, 7, 1124-1130. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2016.03.088.

11.  Tsouh Fokou, P. V., Kissi-Twum, A. A., Yeboah-Manu, D., Appiah-Opong, R., Addo, P., Tchokouaha Yamthe, L. R., . . . Nyarko, A. K. (2016). In Vitro Activity of Selected West African Medicinal Plants against Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease. Molecules, 21(4). doi: 10.3390/molecules21040445.

12.  Ampah, K. A., Asare, P., Binnah, D. D., Maccaulley, S., Opare, W., Roltgen, K. . . . Yeboah-Manu, D. (2016). Burden and Historical Trend of Buruli Ulcer Prevalence in Selected Communities along the Offin River of Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(4), e0004603. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004603.

13.  Zumla, A., Rao, M., Wallis, R. S., Kaufmann, S. H., Rustomjee, R., Mwaba, P., Vilaplana, C., Yeboah-Manu, D., et al.  . . . Host-Directed Therapies Network, C. (2016). Host-directed therapies for infectious diseases: current status, recent progress, and future prospects. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 16(4), e47-63. doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00078-5

14.  Ampah, K. A., Nickel, B., Asare, P., Ross, A., De-Graft, D., Kerber, S. . . Yeboah-Manu, D., Roltgen, K. (2016). A Sero-epidemiological Approach to Explore Transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(1), e0004387. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004387

15.  Nguta, J. M., Appiah-Opong, R., Nyarko, A. K., Yeboah-Manu, D., Addo, P. G., Otchere, I., & Kissi-Twum, A. (2016a). Antimycobacterial and cytotoxic activity of selected medicinal plant extracts. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 182, 10-15. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2016.02.010

16.  Ntoumi, F., Kaleebu, P., Macete, E., Mfinanga, S., Chakaya, J., Yeboah-Manu, D. . . . Zumla, A. (2016). Taking forward the World TB Day 2016 theme 'Unite to End Tuberculosis' for the WHO Africa Region. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 46, 34-37. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2016.03.003

17.  Zumla, A., Chakaya, J., Hoelscher, M., Ntoumi, F., Rustomjee, R., Vilaplana, C., Yeboah-Manu, D., et al. (2015). Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, 14(8):511–2.

18.  Asante-Poku, A., Otchere, I. D., Danso, E., Mensah, D. D., Bonsu, F., Gagneux, S., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2015). Evaluation of GenoType® MTBDRplus for rapid detection of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Ghana. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 19(8), 954–9.

19.  Nguta, J. M., Appiah-Opong, R., Nyarko, A. K., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Addo, P. G. A. (2015b). Current perspectives in drug discovery against tuberculosis from natural products. International Journal of Mycobacteriology, 4(3), 165-183.

20.  Zumla, A., Maeurer, M., & Host-Directed Therapies Network (HDT-NET) Consortium (2015). Host-Directed Therapies for tackling Multi-Drug Resistant TB – learning from the Pasteur-Bechamp debates. Clinical Infectious Diseases. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ631

21.  Nguta, J. M., Appiah-Opong, R., Nyarko, A. K., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Addo, P. G. A. (2015a). Medicinal plants used to treat TB in Ghana. International Journal of Mycobacteriology, 4(2), 116–123. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.02.003

22.  Tuffour, J., Owusu-Mireku, E., Ruf, M.-T., Aboagye, S., Kpeli, G., Akuoku, V., Pereko, J., Paintsil, A., Bonney, K., Ampofo, W., Pluschke, G., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2015). Challenges Associated with Management of Buruli Ulcer/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Coinfection in a Treatment Center in Ghana: A Case Series Study. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. http://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0571

23.  Tsouh, P. V. F., Addo, P., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Boyom, F. F. (2015). Methods used in preclinical assessment of anti-Buruli ulcer agents: A global perspective. Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods, 73, 27–33. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.vascn.2015.03.001

24.  Asante-Poku, A., Yeboah-Manu, D., Otchere, I. D., Aboagye, S. Y., Stucki, D., Hattendorf, J., Borrell, S., Feldmann, J., Danso, E. & Gagneux, S. (2015). Mycobacterium africanum Is Associated with Patient Ethnicity in Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(1). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003370

25.  Bratschi, M. W., Bolz, M., Grize, L., Kerber, S., Minyem, J. C., Um Boock, A., Yeboah-Manu, D., Ruf, M. T., & Pluschke, G. (2014). Primary cultivation: factors affecting contamination and Mycobacterium ulcerans growth after long turnover time of clinical specimens. BMC Infectious Diseases, 14. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-014-0636-7

26.  Röltgen, K., Bratschi, M. W., Ross, A., Aboagye, S. Y., Ampah, K. A., Bolz, M., Andreoli, A., Pritchard, J., Minyem, J. C., Noumen, D., Koka, E., Um Boock, A., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Pluschke, G. (2014). Late Onset of the Serological Response against the 18 kDa Small Heat Shock Protein of Mycobacterium ulcerans in Children. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(5). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002904

27.  Asante-Poku, A., Aning, K. G., Boi-Kikimoto, B., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2014). Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in a dairy cattle farm and a research farm in Ghana. Onderstepoort J Vet Res, 81(2). http://doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.716

28.  Asante-Poku, A., Nyaho, M. S., Borrell, S., Comas, I., Gagneux, S., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2014). Evaluation of Customised Lineage-Specific Sets of MIRU-VNTR Loci for Genotyping Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Isolates in Ghana. PLoS ONE, 9(3). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0092675

29.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Asante-Poku, A., Otchere, I. D., Bonsu, F. A., & Ahorlu, C. K. (2014). Tuberculosis (TB): Local solutions for a Global Public Health Problem. In Towards Effective Disease Control in Ghana: Research and Policy Implications (Volume 2, Other infectious diseases and health systems, pp. 111–130). University of Ghana reader series. (Eds.) Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Collins Stephen K. Ahorlu, Michael David Wilson, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu and Kwabena Mante Bosompem. Sub-Saharan Publishers Accra, Ghana.

30.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Ampah, K., Aboagye, S., Owusu-Mireku, E., Kpeli, G., & Danso, E. (2014). Improving Buruli ulcer diagnosis and analysis of delay in wound healing. In Towards effective disease control in Ghana: Research and policy implications (Volume 2, Other infectious diseases and health systems, pp. 141–158). University of Ghana reader series. (Eds.) Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Collins Stephen K. Ahorlu, Michael David Wilson, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu and Kwabena Mante Bosompem. Sub-Saharan Publishers Accra, Ghana.

31.  Ablordey, A., Amissah, N. A., Afeke, I., Dodoo, A., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Addo, P. (2014). Studies to improve the understanding of Buruli ulcer transmission. In Towards effective disease control in Ghana: Research and policy implications (Volume 2, Other infectious diseases and health systems, pp. 141–158). University of Ghana reader series. (Eds.) Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Collins Stephen K. Ahorlu, Michael David Wilson, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu and Kwabena Mante Bosompem. Sub-Saharan Publishers Accra, Ghana.

32.  Ahorlu, C. K., Okyere-Boateng, Bosompem, M. K., Koram, K. A., Wilson, M. D., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2014). Introductory Chapter. In Towards Effective Disease Control in Ghana: Research and Policy Implications (Volume 1, Malaria, pp. 1–6). University of Ghana reader series. (Eds.) Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Collins Stephen K. Ahorlu, Michael David Wilson, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu and Kwabena Mante Bosompem. Sub-Saharan Publishers, Accra, Ghana.

33.  Ahorlu, C. K., Koka, E., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2014). Social Interventions for Buruli Ulcer Control in Obom sub-district of Ghana. In Towards Effective Disease Control in Ghana: Research and Policy Implications (Volume 2, Other infectious diseases and health systems, pp. 159–172). University of Ghana reader series. (Eds.) Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Collins Stephen K. Ahorlu, Michael David Wilson, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu and Kwabena Mante Bosompem. Sub-Saharan Publishers Accra, Ghana.

34.  Comas, I., Coscolla, M., Luo, T., Borrell, S., Holt, K. E., Kato-Maeda, M., Parkhill, J., Malla, B., Berg, S., Thwaites, G., Yeboah-Manu, D., Bothamley, G., Mei, J., Wei, L., Bentley, S., Harris, S., Niemann, S., Diel, R., Aseffa, A., Gao, Q., Young, D., & Gagneux, S. (2013). Out-of-Africa migration and Neolithic co-expansion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with modern humans. Nature Genetics, 45(10), 1176–1182. http://doi.org/10.1038/ng.2744

35.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Kpeli, G. S., Ruf, M.-T., Asan-Ampah, K., Quenin-Fosu, K., Owusu-Mireku, E., Paintsil, A., Lamptey, I., Anku, B., Kwakye-Maclean, C., Newman, M., & Pluschke, G. (2013). Secondary Bacterial Infections of Buruli Ulcer Lesions Before and After Chemotherapy with Streptomycin and Rifampicin. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(5). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002191

36.  Ahorlu, C. K., Koka, E., Yeboah-Manu, D., Lamptey, I., & Ampadu, E. (2013). Enhancing Buruli ulcer control in Ghana through social interventions: a case study from the Obom sub-district. BMC Public Health, 13, 59. http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-59

37.  Yeboah-Manu, D. Asante-Poku, A., Ampah, A. K., Kpeli, zg., Danso, E., Owusu-Darko, K & Bonsu, F. A. (2013). Drug Susceptibility Pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates From Ghana; Correlation with Clinical Response. Mycobacterial Diseases, 02(03). http://doi.org/10.4172/2161-1068.1000107

38.  Yeboah-Manu, D. (2013). Genotypic diversity among the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. In Tuberculosis - A Comprehensive Clinical Reference. iConcept Press. Retrieved from http://www.iconceptpress.com/books/tuberculosis--a-comprehensive-clinical-reference/01-0038-001/

39.  Ahorlu, C. K., Koka, E., Kumordzi, S., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Ampadu, E. (2013). Social and Economic Factors Influencing Buruli Ulcer Health Seeking Decision Making in the Ga West and South Municipalities. Advances in Applied Sociology, 03(04), 187–192. http://doi.org/10.4236/aasoci.2013.34025

40.  Röltgen, K., Assan-Ampah, K., Danso, E., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Pluschke, G. (2012). Development of a Temperature-Switch PCR-Based SNP Typing Method for Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6(11). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001904

41.  Stucki, D., Malla, B., Hostettler, S., Huna, T., Feldmann, J., Yeboah-Manu, D., Borrell, S., Fenner, L., Comas, I.,  Coscollà, M., & Gagneux, S. (2012). Two New Rapid SNP-Typing Methods for Classifying Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex into the Main Phylogenetic Lineages. PLoS ONE, 7(7). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0041253

42.  Doig, K. D., Holt, K. E., Fyfe, J. A., Lavender, C. J., Eddyani, M., Portaels, F., Yeboah-Manu, D., Pluschke, G., Seemann, T., & Stinear, T. P. (2012). On the origin of Mycobacterium ulcerans, the causative agent of Buruli ulcer. BMC Genomics, 13(1), 258. http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-13-258

43.  Njiru, Z. K., Yeboah-Manu, D., Stinear, T. P., & Fyfe, J. A. M. (2012). Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans by Use of a Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Test. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(5), 1737–1741. http://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.06460-11

44.  Donkor, E. S., Newman, M. J., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2012). Epidemiological aspects of non-human antibiotic usage and resistance: implications for the control of antibiotic resistance in Ghana. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 17(4), 462–468. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.02955.x

45.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Röltgen, K., Opare, W., Asan-Ampah, K., Quenin-Fosu, K., Asante-Poku, A., Ampadu, E., Fyfe, J., Koram, K., Ahorlu,  C., & Pluschke, G. (2012). Sero-Epidemiology as a Tool to Screen Populations for Exposure to Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6(1). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001460

46.  Omari, S., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2012). The study of bacterial contamination of drinking water sources: A case study of Mpraeso, Ghana. Int J Microbiol, 10(1), 1–6.

47.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Asante-Poku, A., Asan-Ampah, K., Ampadu, E. D. E., & Pluschke, G. (2011). Combining PCR with Microscopy to Reduce Costs of Laboratory Diagnosis of Buruli Ulcer. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 85(5), 900–904. http://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0362

48.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Asante-Poku, A., Bodmer, T., Stucki, D., Koram, K., Bonsu, F., Pluschke, G., & Gagneux, S. (2011). Genotypic Diversity and Drug Susceptibility Patterns among M. tuberculosis Complex Isolates from South-Western Ghana. PLoS ONE, 6(7). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0021906

49.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Danso, E., Ampah, K., Asante-Poku, A., Nakobu, Z., & Pluschke, G. (2011). Isolation of Mycobacterium ulcerans from Swab and Fine-Needle-Aspiration Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(5), 1997–1999. http://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02279-10

50.  Röltgen, K., Qi, W., Ruf, M.-T., Mensah-Quainoo, E., Pidot, S. J., Seemann, T., Stinear, T. P., Käser, M., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Pluschke, G. (2010). Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Typing of Mycobacterium ulcerans Reveals Focal Transmission of Buruli Ulcer in a Highly Endemic Region of Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(7). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000751

51.  Addo, K. K., Yeboah-Manu, D., Dan-Dzide, M., Owusu-Darko, K., Caulley, P., Mensah, G. I., Minamikawa, M., Leinhardt, C., Bonsu, F. A., & Ofori-Adjei, D. (2010). Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Ghana: The Role of Laboratory Training. Ghana Medical Journal, 44(1), 31–36.

52.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Kpeli, G., Akyeh, M., & Bimi, L. (2010). Bacteriological Quality of Ready-to-Eat Foods Sold on and Around University of Ghana Campus. Research Journal of Microbiology, 5(2), 130–136. http://doi.org/10.3923/jm.2010.130.136

53.  Käser, M., Gutmann, O., Hauser, J., Stinear, T., Cole, S., Yeboah-Manu, D., Dernick, G., Certa, U., & Pluschke, G. (2009). Lack of Insertional-Deletional Polymorphism in a Collection of Mycobacterium ulcerans Isolates from Ghanaian Buruli Ulcer Patients. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(11), 3640–3646. http://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00760-09

54.  Qi, W., Käser, M., Röltgen, K., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Pluschke, G. (2009). Genomic Diversity and Evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans Revealed by Next-Generation Sequencing. PLoS Pathogens, 5(9). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1000580

55.  Mensah-Quainoo, E., Yeboah-Manu, D., Asebi, C., Patafuor, F., Ofori-Adjei, D., Junghanss, T., & Pluschke, G. (2008). Diagnosis of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli ulcer) at a treatment centre in Ghana: a retrospective analysis of laboratory results of clinically diagnosed cases. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 13(2), 191–198. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2007.01990.x

56.  Addo, K., Owusu-Darko, K., Yeboah-Manu, D., Caulley, P., Minamikawa, M., Bonsu, F., Leinhardt, C., Akpedonu, P., & Ofori-Adjei, D. (2007). Mycobacterial Species Causing Pulmonary Tuberculosis at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana. Ghana Medical Journal, 41(2), 52–57.

57.  Diaz, D., Döbeli, H., Yeboah-Manu, D., Mensah-Quainoo, E., Friedlein, A., Soder, N., Rondini, S.,  Bodmer, T., & Pluschke, G. (2006). Use of the Immunodominant 18-Kilodalton Small Heat Shock Protein as a Serological Marker for Exposure to Mycobacterium ulcerans. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13(12), 1314–1321. http://doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00254-06

58.  Addo, K. K., Owusu-Darko, K., Dan-Dzide, M., Yeboah-Manu, D., Ablordey, A., Caulley, P., Minamikawa, M., Bonsu, F., Lienhardt, C.,  Akpedonu, P., & Ofori-Adjei, D. (2006). Situation analysis of TB microscopy centres in Ghana. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 10(8), 870–875.

59.  Addo, K. K., Dan-Dzide, M., Yeboah-Manu, D., Owusu-Darko, K., Caulley, P., Minamikawa, M., Bonsu, F., Lienhardt, C.,  Akpedonu, P., Ofori-Adjei, D. (2006). Improving the laboratory diagnosis of TB in Ghana: the impact of a quality assurance system. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 10(7), 812–817.

60.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Peduzzi, E., Mensah-Quainoo, E., Asante-Poku, A., Ofori-Adjei, D., Pluschke, G., & Daubenberger, C. A. (2006). Systemic suppression of interferon-γ responses in Buruli ulcer patients resolves after surgical excision of the lesions caused by the extracellular pathogen Mycobacterium ulcerans. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 79(6), 1150–1156. http://doi.org/10.1189/jlb.1005581

61.  Hilty, M*., Yeboah-Manu, D*., Boakye, D., Mensah-Quainoo, E., Rondini, S., Schelling, E., Ofori-Adjei, D., Portaels, F., Zinsstag, J., & Pluschke, G. (2006). Genetic Diversity in Mycobacterium ulcerans isolates from Ghana Revealed by a Newly Identified Locus Containing a Variable Number of Tandem Repeats. Journal of Bacteriology, 188(4), 1462–1465. http://doi.org/10.1128/JB.188.4.1462-1465.2006

  *Contributed equally

62.  Agbodaze, D., Nmai, P., Robertson, F., Yeboah-Manu, D., Owusu-Darko, K., & Addo, K. (2005). Microbiological Quality of “Khebab” Consumed in the Accra Metropolis. Ghana Medical Journal, 39(2), 46–49.

63.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Bodmer, T., Mensah-Quainoo, E., Owusu, S., Ofori-Adjei, D., & Pluschke, G. (2004). Evaluation of Decontamination Methods and Growth Media for Primary Isolation of Mycobacterium ulcerans from Surgical Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 42(12), 5875–5876. http://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.42.12.5875-5876.2004

64.  Amoah, D. K., Marfo, E. K., Wallace, P. A., & Osei, F. (2004). A case study of street foods situation in Kumasi: Socio-economic aspects and sanitary practices. Agricultural and Food Science Journal of Ghana, 3, 203–216.

65.  Mensah, P., Yeboah-Manu, D., Owusu-Darko, K., & Ablordey, A. (2002). Street foods in Accra, Ghana: how safe are they? Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 80(7), 546–554.

66.  Yeboah-Manu, D., Yates, M. D., & Wilson, S. M. (2001). Application of a Simple Multiplex PCR to Aid in Routine Work of the Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology,39(11),4166–4168. http://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.39.11.4166-4168.2001

67.  Mensah, P., Owusu-Darko, K., Yeboah-Manu, D., Ablordey, A., Kamiya, H., & Nkrumah, F. K. (1999). The role of street food vendors in the transmission of enteric pathogens. Ghana Medical Journal, 33, 19–29.

68.  Mensah, P., Armar-Klemesu, M., Yeboah-Manu, D., Ablordey, A., Rikimaru, K., Taniguchi, K., Nkrumah, F. K., & Kamiya, H. (1995). Microbial quality of infant foods from peri-urban Ghana. African Journal of Health Sciences, 2(2), 282–86.

 

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