2013 Publications

  1. Mitchell NJ, Kumi J, Johnson NM, Dotse E, Marroquin-Cardona A, Wang JS, Jolly PE, Ankrah NA, Phillips TD. Reduction in the urinary aflatoxin M1 biomarker as an early indicator of the efficacy of dietary interventions to reduce exposure to aflatoxins. Biomarkers, 2013 May 22.
  2. George Awuku Asare, Kwasi Bugyei, Irene Fiawoyi, Isaac Julius Asiedu-Gyekye, Ben Gyan, Samuel Adjei, Phyllis Addo, Lydia Otu-Nyarko, and Alexander Nyarko. Male rat hormone imbalance, testicular changes and toxicity associated with aqueous leaf extract of an antimalarial plant: Phyllanthus niruri. Pharm Biol., June 2013; 51(6); 691-699.
  3. Dan K. Afriyie, George A. Asare, Kwasi Bugyei, Isaac Asiedu-Gyekye, Ben A. Gyan, Samuel Adjei, Phyllis Addo, Archibald Sittie, and Alexander K. Nyarko. Anti-atherogenic and anti-ischemic potentials of Croton membranaceus observed during sub-chronic toxicity studies. Pharmacognosy Res. 2013 Jan; 5(1):10-6.
  4. Kronmann KC, Ampofo W, Nzussouo T, Wasfy MO, Agbenohevi P, Carroll J, Diabate M, Sourabie S, Puplampu N, Clemens M, Oyofo BA. Building Military Influenza Surveillance Capacity in West Africa. Military Medicine, 2013 Mar; 178(3): 306-314.
  5. Dadzie S, Boakye D, Asoala V, Koram K, Kiszewski A, Appawu M. A community-wide study of malaria reduction: evaluating efficacy and user-acceptance of a low-cost repellent in northern Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Feb; 88(2):309-14
  6. Aryeetey YA, Essien-Baidoo S, Larbi IA, Ahmed K, Amoah AS, Obeng BB, van Lieshout L, Yazdanbakhsh M, Boakye DA, Verweij JJ. Molecular Diagnosis of Schistosoma Infections in Urine Samples of School Children in Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Mar 25.
  7. microscopy. This ITS-based real-time PCR proves to be a powerful tool in epidemiological surveys of schistosomiasis providing more precise and sensitive results than microscopy
  8. Collins K Ahorlu, Eric Koka, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Isaac Lamptey and Edwin Ampadu. Enhancing Buruli ulcer control in Ghana through social interventions: a case study from the Obom sub-district. BMC Public Health. 2013 Jan 22;13:59
  9. Arjan Hogewoning, Abena Amoah, Jan Nico Bouwes Bavinck, Daniel Boakye, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, Akim Adegnika, Stefan De Smedt, Yannick Fonteyne, Rein Willemze, and Adriana Lavrijsen. Skin diseases among schoolchildren in Ghana, Gabon, and Rwanda. Int J Dermatol. 2013 May;52(5):589-600.
  10. Suzan P. van Mens, Yvonne Aryeetey, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, Lisette van Lieshout, Daniel Boakye and Jaco J. Verweij. Comparison of real-time PCR and Kato smear microscopy for the detection of hookworm infections in three consecutive faecal samples from schoolchildren in Ghana. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Apr; 107(4):269-271.
  11. Genevieve C Aryeetey, Caroline Jehu-Appiah, Agnes M Kotoh, Ernst Spaan, Daniel K Arhinful, Rob Baltussen, Sjaak van der Geest and Irene A Agyepong. Community concepts of poverty: an application to premium exemptions in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme. Globalization and Health 2013 Mar 14, 9:12.
    1. Christine J. Fenenga, Kwasi Boahene, Daniel Arhinful, Tobias Rinke de Wit and Inge Hutter. Do prevailing theories sufficiently explain perceptions and health-seeking behavior of Ghanaians? Int J Health Plann Manage., 2013 Jan 10.
  12. Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Grace S. Kpeli, Marie-The´ re`se Ruf, Kobina Asan-Ampah, Kwabena Quenin-Fosu, Evelyn Owusu-Mireku, Albert Paintsil, Isaac Lamptey, Benjamin Anku, Cynthia Kwakye-Maclean, Mercy Newman, Gerd Pluschke. Secondary Bacterial Infections of Buruli Ulcer Lesions Before and After Chemotherapy with Streptomycin and Rifampicin. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2013 May; 7(5)
  13. George E. Armah, Albert Z. Kapikian, Timo Vesikari, Nigel Cunliffe, Robert M. Jacobson, D. Bruce Burlington, and Leonard P. Ruiz Jr. Efficacy, Immunogenicity, and Safety of two doses of a Tetravalent Rotavirus Vaccine RRVTV in Ghana with the first dose administered during the Neonatal Period. J Infect Dis. 2013 May 23.
  14. Xiaoli Zhong, Sumit Isharwal, Jean M. Naples, Clive Shiff, Robert W. Veltri, Chunbo Shao, Kwabena M. Bosompem, David Sidransky, Mohammad O. Hoque. Hypermethylation of Genes Detected in Urine from Ghanaian Adults with Bladder Pathology associated with Schistosoma haematobium Infection. PLoS One 2013; 8(3):e59089.
  15. Antwi Daniel A., Asiedu-Gyekye Isaac J., Awortwe Charles, Adjei Samuel, Addo Phyllis; A single oral high dose toxicity study of kalanchoe integra var. Crenata (ANDR.) Cuf leaf extract in ICR mice: histopathological and biochemical changes. Int J Med Pharm Sci, 2013 May; 3(9).
  16. Emmanuel O. Kombat1, Francis K. E. Nunoo, Joseph A. Ampofo and Phyllis G. A. Addo. Effects of environmental conditions on the microbiological quality of two small marine pelagic fishes landed in Accra and Tema, Ghana. Archives of Applied Science Research, 2013; 5 (2):180-188.
  17. Schoub BD, Gessner BD, Ampofo W, Cohen AL, Steffen CA. Afriflu2—Second international workshop on influenza vaccination in the African continent—8 November 2012, Cape Town (SouthAfrica). 2013 Apr 18.
    1. Saito J, Nonaka D, Mizoue T, Kobayashi J, Jayatilleke AC, Shrestha S, Kikuchi K, Haque SE, Yi S, Ayi I, Jimba M. Limited potential of school textbooks to prevent tobacco use among students grade 1-9 across multiple developing countries: a content analysis study. BMJ Open. 2013 Feb 21; 3 (2).
  18. Dadzie SK, Brenyah R, Appawu MA. Role of species composition in malaria transmission by the Anopheles funestus group (Diptera: Culicidae) in Ghana. J Vector Ecol. 2013 Jun; 38(1):105-110.
  19. Pelto GH, Armar-Klemesu M, Siekmann J, Schofield D. The focused ethnographic study 'assessing the behavioral and local market environment for improving the diets of infants and young children 6 to 23 months old' and its use in three countries. Matern Child Nutr. 2013 Jan; 9 Suppl 1:35-46

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