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PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2020

  1. Health worker acceptability of anmHealth platform to facilitate the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Tanzania.Thomas DS, Daly K, Nyanza EC, Ngallaba SE, Bull S.Digit Health.
  2. Maternal exposure to arsenic and mercury and associated risk of adverse birth outcomes in small-scale gold mining communities in Northern Tanzania.Nyanza EC, Dewey D, Manyama M, Martin JW, Hatfield J, Bernier FP.
  3. Health worker acceptability of anmHealth platform to facilitate the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Tanzania.Thomas DS, Daly K, Nyanza EC, Ngallaba SE, Bull S.Digit Health. 2020 Feb 4;6:2055207620905409. doi: 10.1177/2055207620905409. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec.
  4. Maternal exposure to arsenic and mercury and associated risk of adverse birth outcomes in small-scale gold mining communities in Northern Tanzania.Nyanza EC, Dewey D, Manyama M, Martin JW, Hatfield J, Bernier FP.Environ Int. 2020 Apr;137:105450. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105450. Epub 2020 Jan 31
  5. Whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates and clinical outcomes of patients treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Tanzania.Katale BZ, Mbelele PM, Lema NA, Campino S, Mshana SE, Rweyemamu MM, Phelan JE, Keyyu JD, Majigo M, Mbugi EV, Dockrell HM, Clark TG, Matee MI, Mpagama S.BMC Genomics. 2020 Feb 21;21(1):174. doi: 10.1186/s12864-020-6577-1.
  6. Antimicrobial use and resistance in food-producing animals and the environment: an African perspective.Kimera ZI, Mshana SE, Rweyemamu MM, Mboera LEG, MateeMIN.Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Mar 3;9(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-0697-x
  7. Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing osteomyelitis in a tertiary hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania.Silago V, Mushi MF, Remi BA, Mwayi A, Swetala S, Mtemisika CI, Mshana SE.J OrthopSurg Res. 2020 Mar 5;15(1):95. doi: 10.1186/s13018-020-01618-5.
  8. Bacteremia in critical care units at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania: the role of colonization and contaminated cots and mothers' hands in cross-transmission of multidrug resistant Gram-negative bacteria.Silago V, Kovacs D, Msanga DR, Seni J, Matthews L, Oravcová K, Zadoks RN, Lupindu AM, Hoza AS, Mshana SE.Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 May 6;9(1):58. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-00721-w
  9. Multi-drug resistant facultative pathogenic bacteria colonizing the vagina of pregnant women with premature rupture of membrane, Tanzania. Emmanuel Kamgobe, Simone Grote, Martha F Mushi, Damas Wilson, LetticiaGandye, Oliver Bader, Stephen E Mshana, UweGroβ.East Africa Science 2 (1), 29-35: 2020
  10. Bacteriospermia, extended spectrum beta lactamase producing Gram-negative bacteria and other factors associated with male infertility in Mwanza, Tanzania: a need of diagnostic. Vitus Silago, YusuphMukama, Anna L Haule, Frank Chacha, John Igenge, Martha F Mushi, Stephen E Mshana. African Health Sciences 20 (1), 4-13: 2020
  11. Treponemapallidum infection predicts sexually transmitted viral infections (hepatitis B virus, herpes simplex virus-2, and human immunodeficiency virus) among pregnant women from rural areas of Mwanza region, Tanzania…Gilbert Ng’wamkai, Kalista V Msigwa, DamasChengula, Frank Mgaya, ClotildaChuma, BetrandMsemwa, Vitus Silago, MtebeMajigo, Stephen E Mshana, Mariam M Mirambo.BMC pregnancy and childbirth 19 (1), 392: 2019
  12. Diabetic Microvascular Complications Among Children and Adolescents in Northwestern Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study. DelfinaMsanga, Karl Reis, NeemaKayange, RespiciousBakalemwa, Benson Kidenya, Duncan Hau, Christopher Mwanansao, Dina Mahamba, Sofia Ottaru, Elizabeth Kwiyolecha, Robert Peck.Annals of Global Health 86 (1): 2020
  13. . Medical management of acute loss of vision in tuberculous meningitis: A case report.Amour M, Matuja SS, Chin JH.J ClinTuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2020 Jan 18;19:100145. doi: 10.1016/j.jctube.2020.100145. eCollection 2020 May.
  14. The burden and outcomes of stroke in young adults at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: a comparison with older adults.Matuja SS, Munseri P, Khanbhai K.BMC Neurol. 2020 May 25;20(1):206. doi: 10.1186/s12883-020-01793-2
  15. Is it home delivery or health facility? Community perceptions on place of childbirth in rural Northwest Tanzania using a qualitative approach.Konje ET, Hatfield J, Kuhn S, Sauve RS, Magoma M, Dewey D.BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020 May 6;20(1):270. doi: 10.1186/s12884-020-02967-z.
  16. Water Scarcity and Water Quality: Identifying Potential Unintended Harms and Mitigation Strategies in the Implementation of the Biosand Filter in Rural Tanzania.Hovden L, Paasche T, Nyanza EC, BastienS.Qual Health Res. 2020 May 25:1049732320918860. doi: 10.1177/1049732320918860.
  17. Morbidity and Mortality Due to Schistosomamansoni Related Periportal Fibrosis: Could Early Diagnosis of Varices Improve the Outcome Following Available Treatment Modalities in Sub Saharan Africa? A Scoping Review.Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Manyiri PM, Peck RN, MazigoHD.Trop Med Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 3;5(1):20. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed5010020.
  18. Plasma Endotoxin Levels Are Not Increased in Schistosomamansoni-Infected Women without Signs or Symptoms of Hepatosplenic Disease.Klemperer KM, Reust MJ, Lee MH, Corstjens PLAM, van Dam GJ, Mazigo HD, Dupnik KM, Downs JA.Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Mar 2;102(6):1382-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0875. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32124718
  19. Malacological survey to identify transmission sites for intestinal schistosomiasis on Ijinga Island, Mwanza, north-western Tanzania.Fuss A, Mazigo HD, Mueller A.Acta Trop. 2020 Mar;203:105289. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.105289. Epub 2019 Dec 16.
  20. Anopheline Mosquito Species Composition, Kdr Mutation Frequency, and Parasite Infectivity Status in Northern Tanzania.Kweka EJ, Mazigo HD, Lyaruu LJ, Mausa EA, Venter N, Mahande AM, Coetzee M.J Med Entomol. 2020 May 4;57(3):933-938. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz245.
  21. Can Early Diagnosis of Varices, Regular Praziquantel, and Reduction of Hepatitis Coinfection Reduce Mortality among Patients Attended for Periportal Fibrosis in Northwestern Tanzania? A Case-Control Study.Gunda DW, Mtui EF, Kilonzo SB, Manyiri PM, Majinge DC, Mazigo HD.J Parasitol Res. 2020 Mar 13;2020:5484315. doi: 10.1155/2020/5484315. eCollection 2020
  22. Larvicidal toxicity of Metarhiziumanisopliae metabolites against three mosquito species and non-targeting organisms.Vivekanandhan P, Swathy K, Kalaimurugan D, Ramachandran M, Yuvaraj A, Kumar AN, Manikandan AT, Poovarasan N, Shivakumar MS, KwekaEJ.PLoS One. 2020 May 4;15(5):e0232172. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232172. eCollection 2020.
  23. Susceptibility Status of Bedbugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Against Pyrethroid and Organophosphate Insecticides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.Baraka GT, Nyundo BA, Thomas A, Mwang'onde BJ, Kweka EJ.J Med Entomol. 2020 Feb 27;57(2):524-528. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz173
  24. Provider-perceived barriers to diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome in Tanzania: a qualitative study.Hertz JT, Kweka GL, Manavalan P, Watt MH, SakitaFM.Int Health. 2020 Feb 12;12(2):148-154. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihz061
  25. Chan AM, Enwere E, McIntyre JB,Rambau PF et al. Combined CCNE1 high-level amplification and overexpression is associated with unfavourable outcome in tubo-ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 11]. J PatholClin Res. 2020;10.1002/cjp2.168. doi:10.1002/cjp2.168
  26. Prevention of cardiovascular disease among people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.Okello S, Amir A, Bloomfield GS, Kentoffio K, Lugobe HM, Reynolds Z, Magodoro IM, North CM, Okello E, Peck R, SiednerMJ.ProgCardiovasc Dis. 2020 Mar-Apr;63(2):149-159. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2020.02.004. Epub 2020 Feb 5
  27. Immunology of Hypertension in People With HIV.Peck RN, Kingery JR.J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Feb 18;9(4):e015725. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.015725. Epub 2020 Feb 17.PMID: 32064997
  28. Kittur N, Campbell CH, Binder S,…Mwanga JR…. et al. Discovering, Defining, and Summarizing Persistent Hotspots in SCORE Studies [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 12]. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020;10.4269/ajtmh.19-0815. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.19-0815

    PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2019
  1. Adinan J, Manongi R, Temu GA, Kapologwe N, Marandu A, Wajanga B, Dika H, Maongezi S, Laizer S, Manyuti R, Nassir RA, Renju J, Todd J.Preparedness of health facilities in managing hypertension & diabetes mellitus in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: a cross sectional study.BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Jul 31;19(1):537. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4316-6.
  2. Angelo T, Kinung'hi SM, Buza J, Mwanga JR, Kariuki HC, Wilson S.Community knowledge, perceptions and water contact practices associated with transmission of urinary schistosomiasis in an endemic region: a qualitative cross-sectional study.BMC Public Health. 2019 Jun 7;19(1):703. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7041-5.
  3. Anywaine Z, Whitworth H, Kaleebu P, Praygod G, Shukarev G, Manno D, Kapiga S, Grosskurth H, Kalluvya S, Bockstal V, Anumendem D, Luhn K, Robinson C, Douoguih M, Watson-Jones D.Safety and Immunogenicity of a 2-Dose Heterologous Vaccination Regimen With Ad26.ZEBOV and MVA-BN-Filo Ebola Vaccines: 12-Month Data From a Phase 1 Randomized Clinical Trial in Uganda and Tanzania.J Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 5;220(1):46-56. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz070.
  4. Baraka GT, Nyundo BA, Thomas A, Mwang’onde BJ, Kweka EJ. Susceptibility Status of Bedbugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Against Pyrethroid and Organophosphate Insecticides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Medical Entomology, tjz173, https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjz173.
  5. Bravaccini S, Bucchi L, Puccetti M, Ravaioli S, Tumedei MM, Serra P, Masini C, Kahima J, Masalu N, Amadori D.Explaining the aggressiveness of breast cancer in sub-Saharan African patients.J Clin Pathol. 2019 Oct;72(10):723-724. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2019-206071.
  6. Chami N, Hau DK, Masoza TS, Smart LR, Kayange NM, Hokororo A, Ambrose EE, Moschovis PP, Wiens MO, Peck RN. Very severe anemia and one-year mortality outcome after hospitalization in Tanzanian children: A prospective cohort study.PLoS One. 2019 Jun 20;14(6):e0214563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214563. eCollection 2019.
  7. Chami N, Kabyemera R,Masoza T, Ambrose E, Kimaro F, Kayange N, Hokororo A, Furia FF, Peck R. Prevalence and factors associated with renal dysfunction in children admitted to two hospitals in northwestern Tanzania. BMC Nephrology. 201920:79https://doi.org/10.1186 /s12882-019-1254-9.
  8. Chibwe E, Silago V, Kajoro E, Juma M, Mkumbo E, Minja CA, Mujuni F, Mshana SE, Mirambo MM. Antihepatitis B Surface Antigen and Hepatitis C Antibodies among Pregnant Women in an Urban Area of Mwanza City, Tanzania. Journal of Pregnancy, Volume 2019, Article ID 7917894, 5 pages.https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/7917894
  9. Colombe S, Beard J, Mtenga B, Lutonja P,Mngara J, de Dood CJ, van Dam GJ, Corstjens PLAM, Kalluvya S, Urassa M, Todd J, Downs JA. HIV-seroconversion among HIV-1 serodiscordant married couples in Tanzania: a cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases201919:518. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4151-8.
  10. Colombe S, Corstjens PLAM, de Dood CJ, Miyaye D, Magawa RG, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, van Lieshout L, van Dam GJ, Downs JA. HIV-1 Viral Loads Are Not Elevated in Individuals Co-infected with Schistosoma spp. After Adjustment for Duration of HIV-1 Infection. Front Immunol. 2018 Sep 6;9:2005. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.02005. eCollection 2018.
  11. de Dood CJ, Hoekstra PT, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, van Dam GJ, Downs JA, Corstjens PLAM. Refining Diagnosis of
  12. Delimont NM, Vahl CI, Kayanda R, Msuya W, Mulford M, Alberghine P, Praygod G, Mngara J, Alavi S, Lindshield BL.Complementary Feeding of Sorghum-Based and Corn-Based Fortified Blended Foods Results in Similar Iron, Vitamin A, and Anthropometric Outcomes in the MFFAPP Tanzania Efficacy Study.Curr Dev Nutr. 2019 Apr 10;3(6):nzz027. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzz027. eCollection 2019 Jun.
  13. Derua YA,Kahindi SC,Mosha FW,Kweka EJ,Atieli HE, Zhou G, Lee MC,Githeko AK, Yan G. Susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes to microbial larvicides in diverse ecological settings in western Kenya. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2019. First published: 09 January 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/mve.12353.
  14. Derua YA, Kweka EJ, Kisinza WN, GithekoAK, Mosha FW. Bacterial larvicides used for malaria vector control in sub-Saharan Africa: review of their effectiveness and operational feasibility. Parasites &Vectorsvolume 12, Article number: 426 (2019).
  15. Dieters-Castator DZ, Rambau PF, Kelemen LE, Siegers GM, Lajoie GA, Postovit LM, Köbel M.Proteomics-Derived Biomarker Panel Improves Diagnostic Precision to Classify Endometrioid and High-grade Serous Ovarian Carcinoma.Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Jul 15;25(14):4309-4319. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-3818. Epub 2019 Apr 12.
  16. Dupnik KM, Reust MJ, Vick KM, Yao B, Miyaye D, Lyimo E, Mukerebe C, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, de Dood CJ, Corstjens PLAM, van Dam GJ, Zhang T, Xiang J, Lee MH, Downs JA.Gene Expression Differences in Host Response to Schistosoma haematobium Infection.Infect Immun. 2018 Dec 19;87(1). pii: e00291-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00291-18. Print 2019 Jan.
  17. Fast O, Uzoka FM, Cuncannon A, Fast C, Dosani A, Nyanza EC, Fast D, Maduka T.The impact of a sterile processing program in Northwest Tanzania: a mixed-methods study.Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Nov 20;8:183. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0633-0. eCollection 2019.PMID: 31832183
  18. Fuss A, Mazigo HD, Mueller A.Malacological survey to identify transmission sites for intestinal schistosomiasis on Ijinga Island, Mwanza, north-western Tanzania. Acta Tropica. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.105289
  19. Gichuki PM, Kepha S, Mulewa D, Masaku J, Kwoba C, Mbugua G, Mazigo HD,Mwandawiro C. Association between Schistosoma mansoni infection and access to improved water and sanitation facilities in Mwea, Kirinyaga County, Kenya. BMC Infectious Diseases2019:503. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4105-1.
  20. Gui X, Köbel M, Ferraz JG, Iacucci M, Ghosh S, Liu S, Ou Y, Perrizzolo M, Winkfein RJ, Rambau P, Demetrick DJ.Histological and molecular diversity and heterogeneity of precancerous lesions associated with inflammatory bowel diseases.J Clin Pathol. 2019 Dec 4. pii: jclinpath-2019-206247. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2019-206247.
  21. Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Mamballah Z, Manyiri PM, Majinge DC, Jaka H, Kidenya BR, Mazigo HD. The magnitude and correlates of esophageal Varices among newly diagnosed cirrhotic patients undergoing screening fibre optic endoscope before incident bleeding in North-Western Tanzania; a cross-sectional study. BMC Gastroenterology. December 2019, 19:203
  22. Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Mtaki T, Bernard DM, Kalluvya SE, Shao ER. Magnitude and correlates of virological failure among adult HIV patients receiving PI based second line ART regimens in north western Tanzania; a case control study. BMC Infectious Diseases201919:235. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3852-3.Malar J. 2019 Mar 21;18(1):88. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2730-1.
  23. Hellar A, Tibyehabwa L, Ernest E, Varallo J, Betram MM, Fitzgerald L, Giiti G, Kihundrwa A, Kapologwe N, Drake M, Zoungrana J, Troxel A, Lemwayi R, Alidina S, Maongezi S, Makuwani A, Varallo J.A Team-Based Approach to Introduce and Sustain the Use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist in Tanzania.World J Surg. 2019 Nov 18. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05292-5.
  24. Hildingsson I, Lindgren H, Karlström A, Christensson K, Bäck L, Mudokwenyu-Rawdon C, Maimbolwa MC, Laisser RM, Omoni G, Chimwaza A, Mwebaza E, Kiruja J, Sharma B.African midwifery students' self-assessed confidence in antenatal care: a multi-country study.Glob Health Action. 2019;12(1):1689721. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2019.1689721.
  25. Huth PFB, Addo M, Daniel Tim GB, Hokororo A. Antibiotic and Anti-Malarial Prescription Rate among Children with Acute Febrile Diseases in the Lake Victoria Region, Mwanza, Tanzania. Pediatric Infect Dis, 2019. Vol.4 No.1:4.
  26. Iddi S, Minja CA, Silago V, Benjamin A, Mpesha J, Henerico S, Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Mirambo MM. High Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Viral Load and Coinfection with Viral Hepatitis Are Associated with Liver Enzyme Abnormalities among HIV Seropositive Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy in the Lake Victoria Zone, Tanzania. AIDS Research and Treatment Hindawi. Volume 2019, Article ID 6375714, 6 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6375714.
  27. Inocente EA, Nguyen B, Manwill PK, Benatrehina A, Kweka E, Wu S, Cheng X, Rakotondraibe LH, Piermarini PM.Insecticidal and Antifeedant Activities of Malagasy Medicinal Plant (Cinnamosma sp.) Extracts and Drimane-Type Sesquiterpenes against Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes.Insects. 2019 Oct 25;10(11). pii: E373. doi: 10.3390/insects10110373.
  28. Ishengoma DS, Mandara CI, Francis F, Talundzic E, Lucchi NW, Ngasala B, Kabanywanyi AM, Mahende MK, Kamugisha E, Kavishe RA, Muro F, Mohamed A, Mandike R, Mkude S, Chacky F, Paxton L, Greer G, Kitojo CA, Njau R, Martin T, Venkatesan M, Warsame M, Halsey ES, Udhayakumar V. Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria and prevalence of Pfk13 and Pfmdr1 polymorphisms after a decade of using artemisinin-based combination therapy in mainland Tanzania.
  29. Jaka H, Mueller A, Kasang C, Mshana SE. Predictors of triple therapy treatment failure among H. pylori infected patients attending at a tertiary hospital in Northwest Tanzania: a prospective study. BMC Infectious Diseases201919:447. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4085-1.
  30. Jaka H, Rüttgerodt N, Bohne W, Mueller A, Gross U, Kasang C, Mshana SE.Helicobacter pylori Mutations Conferring Resistance to Fluoroquinolones and Clarithromycin among Dyspeptic Patients Attending a Tertiary Hospital, Tanzania. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Volume 2019, Article ID 8481375, 7 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8481375.
  31. Kabanga E,Chibwae A, Basinda N, Morona D. Prevalence of male partners involvement in antenatal care visits – in Kyela district, Mbeya. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2019) 19:321 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2475-4.
  32. Kaduma J, Seni J, Chuma C, Kirita R, Mujuni F, Mushi MF,van der Meer F, Mshana SE.Urinary Tract Infections and Preeclampsia among Pregnant Women Attending Two Hospitals in Mwanza City, Tanzania: A 1:2 Matched Case-Control Study. BioMed Research International. Volume 2019, Article ID 3937812, 8 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/3937812.
  33. Kateete DP, Bwanga F, Seni J, Mayanja R, Kigozi E, Mujuni B, Ashaba FK, Baluku H, Najjuka CF, Källander K, Rutebemberwa E, Asiimwe BB, Joloba ML.CA-MRSA and HA-MRSA coexist in community and hospital settings in Uganda.Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Jun 3;8:94. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0551-1. eCollection 2019.
  34. KavisheB, VanobberghenF, Katende D, KapigaS, MunderiP, Baisley K, BiraroS, MoshaN, MutungiG, MghambaJ, Hughes P, Smeeth L, GrosskurthH, Peck R. Dyslipidemias and Cardiovascular Risk Scores in Urban and Rural Populations in North-Western Tanzania and Southern Uganda. PLoS One, 14 (12), e0223189 2019 Dec 6 eCollection 2019.
  35. Kentoffio K, Albano A, Koplan B, Feng M, Muthalaly RG, Campbell JI, Sentongo R, Tracy RP, Peck R, Okello S, Tsai AC, Siedner MJ.Electrocardiographic Evidence of Cardiac Disease by Sex and HIV Serostatus in Mbarara, Uganda.Glob Heart. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S2211-8160(19)30164-4. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2019.08.007.
  36. Kimaro FD, Jumanne S, Sindato EM, Kayange N, Chami N. Prevalence and factors associated with renal dysfunction among children with sickle cell disease attending the sickle cell disease clinic at a tertiary hospital in Northwestern Tanzania. PLOS ONE, Published: June 18, 2019https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218024.
  37. Kweka EJ, Mahande AM, Msangi S, Sayumwe S, Ouma JO, Temba V, Lyaruu LJ, Himeidand YE. Biological Activity of Sumilarv 0.5G against Anopheles gambiae sensustricto and Anopheles arabiensis in Northern Tanzania. EAST AFRICA SCIENCE. Volume 1 | Issue 1. Page 35. MARCH 2019.
  38. Kweka E, Mahande A, Ouma J, Karanja W, Msangi S, Temba V, Lyaruu L, Himeidand Y. Novel Indoor Residual Spray Insecticide with Extended Mortality Effect: A Case of SumiShield 50WG Against Wild Resistant Populations of Anopheles arabiensis in Northern Tanzania. Global Health: Science and Practice 2018 | Volume 6 | Number 4.
  39. Kweka EJ, Tungu PK, Mahande AM, Mazigo HD,Sayumwe S, Msangi S, Lyaruu L, Waweru J, Kisinza W, Wangai J. Bio-efficacy and wash resistance of MAGNet long-lasting insecticidal net against wild populations of Anopheles funestus in experimental huts in Muheza, Tanzania. Malaria Journal. December 2019, 18:335.
  40. Laisser RM, Matovelo D, Kuzenza F, Kidenya B. Low uptake of postnatal care services in northern Tanzania. African Journal of Midwifery and Women's HealthVol. 13, No. 1. Published Online:14 Jan 2019https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2019.13.1.30.
  41. Lavender T, Omoni G, Laisser R, McGowan L, Wakasiaka S, Maclean G, Chimwaza A.Evaluation of an educational board game to improve use of the partograph in sub-Saharan Africa: A quasi-experimental study.Sex ReprodHealthc. 2019 Jun;20:54-59. doi: 10.1016/j.srhc.2019.03.001. Epub 2019 Mar 5.
  42. Mamatha V, Muthusamy R, Murugan JM, Kweka EJ. Effect of cypermethrin on worker and soldier termites of subterranean termites Odontotermesbrunneus (Hagen) (Termitidae: Isoptera). Proceedings of the Zoological Society. First Online: 10 April 2019.
  43. Masikini P, Colombe, Marti A, Desderius B, de Dood CJ, Corstjens PLAM, van Dam GJ, Seugendo M, Kalluvya S, Downs JA. Schistosomiasis and HIV-1 viral load in HIV-infected outpatients with immunological failure in Tanzania: a case-control study. BMC Infectious Diseases201919:249. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3876-8.
  44. Massenga A, Chibwae A, Nuri AA, Bugimbi M, Munisi YK, Mfinanga R. Indications for and complications of intestinal stomas in the children and adults at a tertiary care hospital in a resource-limited setting: a Tanzanian experience. BMC Gastroenterology, December 2019, 19:157.
  45. Mathad JS, Reif LK, Seo G, Walsh KF, McNairy ML, Lee MH, Hokororo A, Kinikar A, Riche CT, Deschamps MM, Nerette S, Nimkar S, Kayange N, Jaka H, Joseph G, Morona D, Peter TY, Suryavanshi N, Fitzgerald DW,Downs JA. Female global health leadership: data-driven approaches to close the gender gap. The Lancet. VOLUME 393, ISSUE 10171, P521-523, FEBRUARY 09, 2019.
  46. Mazigo HD. Participatory integrated control strategies and elimination of schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa.Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Aug;7(8):e998-e999. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30271-2. Epub 2019 Jun 26.
  47. Mazigo HD. Strongyloidiasis and schistosomiasis: lessons from migrants' data. The Lancet Global health. Open AccessPublished:February, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30522-9.
  48. MazigoE, Kidima W, Myamba J, Kweka EJ.The impact of Anopheles gambiae egg storage for mass rearing and production success.Malar J. 2019 Feb 26;18(1):52. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2691-4.
  49. Mazigo HD, Kirway L, Ambrose E A. Prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma mansoni infection in pediatric populations on antiretroviral therapy in north-western Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. BMJ OPEN. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029749.
  50. Mazigo HD, Massawe IS, Rumisha SF, Kweka EJ, Mboera LEG. Rice farmers’ perceptions and acceptability in the use of a combination of biolarvicide (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israeliensis) and fertilizers application for malaria control and increase rice productivity in a rural district of central Tanzania. Malaria Journal201918:71. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2697-y.
  51. Mazigo HD, Mboera LEG, Rumisha SF, Kweka EJ. Malaria mosquito control in rice paddy farms using biolarvicide mixed with fertilizer in Tanzania: semi-field experiments. Malaria Journal201918:226. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2861-4.
  52. Mazigo HD, Suleiman O, Manyiri P, Ruganuza D, Gunda DW, Majinge DC. Praziquantel Treatment is Recommended: Active Schistosoma mansoni Infection among Patients Diagnosed with Oesophageal Varices at a Tertiary Referral Hospital, North-Western Tanzania. Remedy Publications LLC. Annals of Short Reports. 2019 | Volume 2 | Article 1035.
  53. Meagher NS, Wang L, Rambau PF, Intermaggio MP, Huntsman DG, Wilkens LR,et al. A combination of the immunohistochemical markers CK7 and SATB2 is highly sensitive and specific for distinguishing primary ovarian mucinous tumors from colorectal and appendiceal metastases. Modern Pathology (2019). Published: 25 June 2019.
  54. Mirambo MM, Kidenya BR, Silago V, Mkumbo E, Mujuni A, Mmanga KJ, Mwihambi JJ, Henerico S, Minja CA, Mshana SE. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Patients at a District Hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. January 2019World Journal of AIDS 09(01):1-10.DOI: 10.4236/wja.2019.91001.
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  61. Mushi MF, Gross U, Mshana SE, Bader O. High diversity of Candida glabrata in a tertiary hospital-Mwanza, Tanzania.Med Mycol. 2019 Oct 1;57(7):914-917. doi: 0.1093/mmy/myy151.PMID: 30597052.
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  63. Mushi MF, Mmole A, Mshana SE.Candida vaginitis among symptomatic pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Mwanza, Tanzania.BMC Res Notes. 2019 Nov 27;12(1):775. doi: 10.1186/s13104-019-4793-z.
  64. Mushi MF, Ngeta N, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE.Predictors of oesophageal candidiasis in persons with or without HIV infection.Afr Health Sci. 2018 Jun;18(2):470-471. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v18i2.33.
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  67. Mzombwe M, Desderius B, Kapiga S, Smart L, Peck R.The ethical imperative to treat NCDs during research in Africa.Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Apr;7(4):e406-e407. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30066-X.
  68. Ng'wamkai G, Msigwa KV, Chengula D, Mgaya F, Chuma C, Msemwa B, Silago V, Majigo M, Mshana SE, Mirambo MM.Treponema pallidum infection predicts sexually transmitted viral infections (hepatitis B virus, herpes simplex virus-2, and human immunodeficiency virus) among pregnant women from rural areas of Mwanza region, Tanzania.BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Oct 29;19(1):392. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2567-1.
  69. Nyanza EC, Dewey D, Bernier F,Manyama M, Hatfield J, Martin JW. Validation of Dried Blood Spots for Maternal Biomonitoring of Non‐essential Elements in an Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold Mining Area of Tanzania. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ETC). First published: 22 March 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.4420.
  70. Nyanza EC, Bernier FP, Manyama M, Hatfield J, Marting JW, Dewey D. Maternal exposure to arsenic and mercury in small-scale gold mining areas of Northern Tanzania. Environmental Research.Available online 19 March 2019.
  71. Panea RI, Love CL, Shingleton JR, Reddy A, Bailey JA, Moormann AM, Otieno JA, Ong'echa JM, Oduor CI, Schroeder KMS, Masalu N, Chao NJ, Agajanian M, Major MB, Fedoriw Y, Richards KL, Rymkiewicz G, Miles RR, Alobeid B, Bhagat G, Flowers CR, Ondrejka SL, Hsi ED, Choi WWL, Au-Yeung RKH, Hartmann W, Lenz G, Meyerson H, Lin YY, Zhuang Y, Luftig MA, Waldrop A, Dave T, Thakkar D, Sahay H, Li G, Palus BC, Seshadri V, Kim SY, Gascoyne RD, Levy S, Mukhopadhyay M, Dunson DB, Dave SS. The whole genome landscape of Burkitt lymphoma subtypes. Blood. 2019 Sep 26. pii: blood.2019001880. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019001880.
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  73. Pati NB, Doijad SP, Schultze T, Mannala GK, Yao Y, Jaiswal S, Ryan D, Suar M, Gwozdzinski K, Bunk B, Mraheil MA, Marahiel MA, Hegemann JD, Spröer C, Goesmann A, Falgenhauer L, Hain T, Imirzalioglu C, Mshana SE, Overmann J, Chakraborty T.Enterobacter bugandensis: a novel enterobacterial species associated with severe clinical infection.Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 29;8(1):5392. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23069-z.
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    PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2018
  1. Ambrose EE, Makani J, Chami N, Masoza T, Kabyemera R, Peck RN, Kamugisha E, Manjurano A, Kayange N, Smart LR.High birth prevalence of sickle cell disease in Northwestern Tanzania.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Jan;65(1). doi: 10.1002/pbc.26735. Epub 2017 Aug 2.
  2. Assem H, Rambau PF, Lee S, Ogilvie T, Sienko A, Kelemen LE, Köbel M.High-grade Endometrioid Carcinoma of the Ovary: A Clinicopathologic Study of 30 Cases.Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Jan 5. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001016.
  3. Aziz R, Colombe S, Mwakisambwe G, Ndezi S, Todd J, Kalluvya S, Mangat HS, Magleby R, Koebler A, Kenemo B, Peck RN, Downs JA.Pre-post effects of a tetanus care protocol implementation in a sub-Saharan African intensive care unit.PLoSNegl Trop Dis. 2018 Aug 30;12(8):e0006667.
  4. Batavia AS, Severe P, Lee MH, Apollon A, Zhu YS, Dupnik KM, McNairy ML, Pape JW, Fitzgerald DW, Peck RN. Blood pressure and mortality in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected adults in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.J Hypertens. 2018 Jul;36(7):1533-1539. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001723.
  5. Beyanga M, LGerwing-Adima L, J Kahima, Majaliwa B, Shimba H, Ezekiel S, Massambu C, Majige D, Mwasegaka M, Mtotela W, Mateta P, Kasang C. Implementation of the laboratory quality management system (ISO 15189): Experience from Bugando Medical Centre Clinical Laboratory – Mwanza, Tanzania. African Journal of Laboratory Medicine, Vol 7, No.1 (2018).
  6. Beyanga M, Kidenya BR, Gerwing-Adima L, Ochodo E, Mshana SE,Kasang C. Investigation of household contacts of pulmonary tuberculosis patients increases case detection in Mwanza City, Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases (2018) 18:110https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3036-6.
  7. Binde MS, Kasanga G, Chalya PL, Mahalu W.Diagnostic utility of abdominal ultrasound in the evaluation of abdomino-pelvic lesions at Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Vol 20, No 3 (2018).
  8. Bintabara D, Ntwenya J, Maro II, Kibusi S, Gunda DW, Mpondo BCT.Client satisfaction with family planning services in the area of high unmet need: evidence from Tanzania Service Provision Assessment Survey, 2014-2015.Reprod Health. 2018 Jul 16;15(1):127. doi: 10.1186/s12978-018-0566-8.
  9. Block MS, Vierkant RA, Rambau PF, WinhamSJ et al. MyD88 and TLR4 Expression in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, March 2018. Volume 93, Issue 3, Pages 307–320.
  10. Bravaccini S, Ravaioli S, Amadori D, Scarpi E, Puccetti M, Rocca A, Tumedei MM, Masalu N, Kahima J, Pangan A, Faustine L, Farolfi A, Maltoni R, Bonafè M, Serra P, Bronte G.Are There Differences in Androgen Receptor Expression in Invasive Breast Cancer in African (Tanzanian) Population in Comparison with the Caucasian (Italian) Population?Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Mar 29;9:137. doi: 10.3389/fendo.
  11. Bull S, Thomas DS, Nyanza EC, Ngallaba SE.Tanzania Health Information Technology (T-HIT) System: Pilot Test of a Tablet-Based System to Improve Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.JMIR MhealthUhealth. 2018 Jan 15;6(1):e16. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.8513.
  12. Callea F, Giovannoni I, Francalanci P, Boldrini R, Faa G, Medicina D, Nobili V, Desmet VJ, Ishak K, Seyama K, Bellacchio E.Mineralization of alpha-1-antitrypsin inclusion bodies in Mmalton alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency.Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2018 May 16;13(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s13023-018-0821-7.
  13. Chamba C, Iddy H, Tebuka E, Tluway F, Osati E, Budodi N, Meda C, Yonazi M, Schuh A, Luzzatto L, Makani J.Limited Exchange Transfusion Can Be Very Beneficial in Sickle Cell Anemia with Acute Chest Syndrome: A Case Report from Tanzania.Case Rep Hematol. 2018 Jun 21;2018:5253625. doi: 10.1155/2018/5253625. eCollection 2018.
  14. Chandika AB, Chalya PL, Hauli KA, Rambau PF, Mwakanyamale AA, Gilyoma JM. The burden and management of self-inflicted injuries at a tertiary care hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research.Volume 20, Number 2, April 2018. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v20i2.6
  15. Chibwe A, Kapesa A, Jahanpour O, Seni J, Basinda N, Kadelya E, Konje E, Nyanza EC, Ngallaba S, Dewey D. Attendance of male partners to different reproductive health services in Shinyanga District, North western Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research Volume 20, Number 2, April 2018. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v20i2.9.
  16. Chibwe E, Mirambo MM, Kihunrwa A, Mshana SE.Magnitude of the Cytomegalovirus infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Sep 20;10(1):489. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2813-4.
  17. Cole JB, Manyama MF, Nikitovic D, Gonzalez PN, Liberton DK, Wilson WM, Rolian C, Larson JR, Kimwaga E, Mathayo J, Roseman CC, Santorico SA, Lukowiak K, Spritz RA, Hallgrimsson B.Facial shape manifestations of growth faltering in Tanzanian children.J Anat. 2018 Feb;232(2):250-262. doi: 10.1111/joa.12748. Epub 2017 Nov 28.
  18. Colombe S, Lee MH, Masikini PJ, van Lieshout L, de Dood CJ, Hoekstra PT, Corstjens PLAM, Mngara J, van Dam GJ, Downs JA.Decreased Sensitivity of Schistosoma sp. Egg Microscopy in Women and HIV-Infected Individuals.Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Apr;98(4):1159-1164. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0790.
  19. Colombe S, Corstjens PLAM, de Dood CJ, Miyaye D, Magawa RG, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, van Lieshout L, van Dam GJ, Downs JA.HIV-1 Viral Loads Are Not Elevated in Individuals Co-infected With Schistosoma spp. After Adjustment for Duration of HIV-1 Infection.Front Immunol. 2018 Sep 6;9:2005. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.02005. eCollection 2018.
  20. Colombe S, Machemba R, Mtenga B, Lutonja P, Kalluvya SE, de Dood CJ, Hoekstra PT, van Dam GJ, Corstjens PLAM, Urassa M, Changalucha JM, Todd J, Downs JA.Impact of schistosome infection on long-term HIV/AIDS outcomes.PLoSNegl Trop Dis. 2018 Jul 2;12(7):e0006613.
  21. Corstjens PL, de Dood CJ, Hoekstra PT, Mngara J,Kalluvya SE, van Dam GJ, Downs JA. Refining Diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium Infections: Antigen and Antibody Detection in Urine. Frontiers in Immunology. Microbial Immunology. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.02635
  22. Derua YA, Kahindi SC, Mosha FW, Kweka EJ, Atieli HE, Wang X, Zhou G, Lee MC, Githeko AK, Yan G.Microbial larvicides for mosquito control: Impact of long-lasting formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus on non-target organisms in western Kenya highlands.EcolEvol. 2018 Jul 6;8(15):7563-7573. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4250. eCollection 2018 Aug.
  23. Dika HI, Iddi S, Kayange N. Teething induced fever in a 9-month old child: a case report. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Vol 20, No 4 (2018). Pan Afr Med J. 2018 May 31;30:93. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.30.93.11954. eCollection 2018.
  24. . Dika H, Masawe E, Iddi S, Rumanyika R.Plasma hemoglobin concentration among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Mwanza: are we using correct reference values to diagnose anemia in pregnancy?
  25. Downey-Wall K, Hilary K, Katabalo D, Masalu N, Schroeder K. Impact of Pharmacist Participation on Chemotherapy Administration Outcomes in a Low-Resource Setting. Journal of Global Oncology. 2018. Meeting Proceedings. Abstract 50.
  26. Dupnik KM, Lee MH, Mishra P,Reust MJ,Colombe S, Haider SR, Yao B, Vick K, Zhang T, Xiang J,MiyayeD,Magawa R,Lyimo E,Mukerebe C,Mngara J,Kalluvya SE, de DoodCJ, van Dam GJ, Corstjens PLAM, Downs JA. Altered cervical mucosal gene expression and lower IL-15 levels in women with S. haematobium but not S. mansoni infection. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, jiy742, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy742. Published: 25 December 2018
  27. Dupnik KM, Reust MJ, Vick KM, Yao B, Miyaye D, Lyimo E, Mukerebe C, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, de Dood CJ, Corstjens P L A M, van Dam GJ, Zhang T, Xiang J, Lee MH, Downs JA. Gene Expression Differences in Host Response to Schistosoma haematobium Infection. ASM Journals, Infection & Immunity. DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00291-18.
  28. Ekoru K, Young EH, Dillon DG, Gurdasani D, Stehouwer N, Faurholt-Jepsen D, Levitt NS, Crowther NJ, Nyirenda M, Njelekela MA, Ramaiya K, Nyan O, Adewole OO, Anastos K, Compostella C, Dave JA, Fourie CM, Friis H, Kruger IM, Longenecker CT, Maher DP, Mutimura E, Ndhlovu CE, Praygod G, PefuraYone EW, Pujades-Rodriguez M, Range N, Sani MU, Sanusi M, Schutte AE, Sliwa K, Tien PC, Vorster EH, Walsh C, Gareta D, Mashili F, Sobngwi E, Adebamowo C, Kamali A, Seeley J, Smeeth L, Pillay D, Motala AA, Kaleebu P, Sandhu MS.HIV treatment is associated with a two-fold higher probability of raised triglycerides: Pooled Analyses in 21 023 individuals in sub-Saharan Africa.Glob Health Epidemiol Genom. 2018;3. pii: e7. doi: 10.1017/gheg.2018.7.
  29. Esmaili BE, Stewart KA, Masalu NA, Schroeder KM. Qualitative Analysis of Palliative Care for Pediatric Patients with Cancer at Bugando Medical Center: An Evaluation of Barriers to Providing End-of-Life Care in a Resource-Limited Setting.J Glob Oncol. 2018 Jul;(4):1-10. doi: 10.1200/JGO.17.00047.
  30. Fahme SA, Bloomfield GS, Peck R.Hypertension in HIV-Infected Adults: Novel Pathophysiologic Mechanisms.Hypertension. 2018 May 18. pii: HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.10893. doi: 10.1161.
  31. Faya A, Charles M, Sembajwe LF, Dika HI. Haematological profile of healthy adult blood donors in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 20, No 3 (2018).
  32. Friis H, Range NS, Changalucha J, PrayGod G, Jeremiah K, Faurholt-Jepsen D, Krarup HB, Andersen AB, Kæstel P, Filteau S.HIV, TB, inflammation and other correlates of serum phosphate: A cross-sectional study.Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018 Oct;27:38-43. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.07.003
  33. Fuss A, Mazigo HD, Tappe D, Kasang C, Mueller A. Comparison of sensitivity and specificity of three diagnostic tests to detect Schistosoma mansoni infections in school children in Mwanza region, Tanzania. PLOS One, Published: August 22, 2018https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202499.
  34. . Garsed DW, Alsop K, Fereday S, Emmanuel C, Kennedy CJ, Etemadmoghadam D, Gao B, Gebski V, Garès V, Christie EL, Wouters MCA, Milne K, George J, Patch AM, Li J, Arnau GM, Semple T, Gadipally SR, Chiew YE, Hendley J, Mikeska T, Zapparoli GV, Amarasinghe K, Grimmond SM, Pearson JV, Waddell N, Hung J, Stewart CJR, Sharma R, Allan PE, Rambau PF, McNally O, Mileshkin L, Hamilton A, Ananda S, Grossi M, Cohen PA, Leung YC, Rome RM, Beale P, Blomfield P, Friedlander M, Brand A, Dobrovic A, Köbel M, Harnett P, Nelson BH, Bowtell DDL, deFazio A; Nadia Traficante, for the Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group.Homologous Recombination DNA Repair Pathway Disruption and Retinoblastoma Protein Loss Are Associated with Exceptional Survival in High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer.Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Feb 1;24(3):569-580. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-1621. Epub 2017 Oct 23.
  35. Gunda DW, Kido I, Kilonzo S, Nkandala I, Igenge J, Mpondo B. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Incidentally Diagnosed Prostatic Carcinoma among Patients Who Had Transurethral Prostatectomy in Tanzania: A Retrospective Study. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2018 Jan;28(1):11-18. PMID: 29622903.
  36. Gunda DW, Maganga SC, Nkandala I, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC, Shao ER, Kalluvya SE.Prevalence and Risk Factors of Active TB among Adult HIV Patients Receiving ART in Northwestern Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2018 Jul 4;2018:1346104.
  37. Hau DK, Chami N, Duncan A, Smart LR, Hokororo A, Kayange NM, Peck RN. Post-hospital mortality in children aged 2-12 years in Tanzania: A prospective cohort study. PLOS one; Published: August 14, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202334.
  38. Horumpende PG, Said SH, Mazuguni FS, Antony ML, Kumburu HH, Sonda TB, Mwanziva CE, Mshana SE, Mmbaga BT, Kajeguka DC, Chilongola JO. Prevalence, determinants and knowledge of antibacterial self-medication: A cross sectional study in North-eastern Tanzania. PLOS ONE. 2018. October 31, 2018https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0206623.
  39. Issa A, Mbelenge N, Chalya PL, Gilyoma JM. Aetiological spectrum, injury characteristics and treatment outcome of multiple injuries at a tertiary care hospital in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Vol 20, No 4 (2018).
  40. Jaka H, Rhee JA, Östlundh L, Smart L, Peck R, Mueller A, Kasang C, Mshana SE. The magnitude of antibiotic resistance to Helicobacter pylori in Africa and identified mutations which confer resistance to antibiotics: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases (2018) 18:193. https://doi.org/ 10.1186/s12879-018-3099-4
  41. Jani B, Hokororo A, Mchomvu J, Cortese MM, Kamugisha C, Mujuni D, Kallovya D, Parashar UD, Mwenda JM, Lyimo D; Tanzania Rotavirus Surveillance Teams, Materu A, Omari KF, Waziri M, Laswai T, Juma H, Mlay J, Dogani J, Stephen E, Seugendo M, Nkumbi U, Lyakurwa A, Matojo A, Bendera E, Senyota J, Msingwa V, Fungo Y, Michael F, Mpamba A, Chambo A, Cholobi H, Lyamuya F, Chami I, Mchome E, Mshana AM, Mushi E, Mariki U, Chard R, Tuju D, Ambokile N, Lukwale F, Kyessi F, Khamis A, Michael I, Macha D, Saguti A.Detection of rotavirus before and after monovalent rotavirus vaccine introduction and vaccine effectiveness among children in mainland Tanzania.Vaccine. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0264-410X(18)30144-0. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.01.071.
  42. Jiang QQ, Han MF, Ma K, Chen G, Wan XY, Kilonzo SB, Wu WY, Wang YL, You J, Ning Q.Acute kidney injury in acute-on-chronic liver failure is different from in decompensated cirrhosis.World J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jun 7;24(21):2300-2310.
  43. Kagaruki GB, Kamugisha ML, Kilale AM, Kamugisha E, Rutta ASM, Baraka V, Mandara CI, Magesa SM, Materu G, Kahwa AM, Madebe R, Massaga JL, Lemnge MM, Mboera LEG, Ishengoma DI. Supply chain management of laboratory supportive services and its potential implications on the quality of HIV diagnostic services in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research; Vol 20, No 1 (2018).
  44. Kakolwa MA,Mahende MK, Ishengoma DS, Mandara CI, Ngasala B,Kamugisha E, Kataraihya JB, Mandike R, Mkude S, Chacky F, Njau R, Premji Z, Lemnge MM, Warsame M, Menard D, Kabanywanyi AM. Efficacy and safety of artemisinin-based combination therapy, and molecular markers for artemisinin and piperaquine resistance in Mainland Tanzania. Malaria Journal,December 2018, 17:369.
  45. Kapesa A, KwekaE, Atieli H,Afrane YA, Kamugisha E, Lee MC, Zhou G, Githeko AK, Yan G.The current malaria morbidity and mortality in different transmission settings in Western Kenya. August 2018.PLoS ONE 13(8):e0202031.
  46. Kapesa A, Kweka EJ, Zhou G, Atieli HE, Kamugisha E, Mazigo HD, Ngallaba SE, Githeko AK, Yan G. Utility of passive malaria surveillance in hospitals as a surrogate to community infection transmission dynamics in western Kenya. Archives of Public Health2018;76:39. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-018-0288-y.
  47. Kapesa A, Basinda N, Nyanza EC, Mushi MF, Jahanpour O, Ngallaba SE. Prevalence of HIV infection and uptake of HIV/AIDS services among fisherfolk in landing Islands of Lake Victoria, north western Tanzania. BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:980. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3784-4.
  48. Katabalo DM, Matinde R, Mwita S, Marwa K, Masalu N. Awareness of Chemotherapy Side Effects and Attitude Towards Chemotherapy Use Among Cancer Patients Attending Oncology Clinic At Bugando Medical Centre, In Mwanza, Northern Tanzania Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 8(5), 448-454. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v8i5.1900
  49. Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Fitzgerald DW, Ocheretina O. Genotypic drug resistance using whole-genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from North-western Tanzania.Tuberculosis, 2018. Available online 21 February 2018.
  50. Kilonzo SB, Gunda DW, Mpondo B, Jaka H, Bakshi FA. Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Tanzania: Current Status and Challenges. ournal of Tropical Medicine 2018(2018). DOI10.1155/2018/4239646.
  51. Konje ET, Magoma MTN, Hatfield J, Kuhn S, SauveRS, Dewey DM. Missed opportunities in antenatal care for improving the health of pregnant women and newborns in Geita district, Northwest Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201818:394.
  52. Kweka EJ, Mausa EA, Venter N, Derua YA, Kimaro EE, Coetzee M.Application of hydrolysis probe analysis to identify clade types of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles funestussensustricto from Muheza, northeastern Tanzania.Med Vet Entomol. 2018 Mar;32(1):125-128. doi: 10.1111/mve.12274.
  53. Larson JR, Manyama MF, Cole JB, Gonzalez PN, Percival CJ, Liberton DK, Ferrara TM, Riccardi SL, Kimwaga EA, Mathayo J, Spitzmacher JA, Rolian C, Jamniczky HA, Weinberg SM, Roseman CC, Klein O, Lukowiak K, Spritz RA, Hallgrimsson B.Body size and allometric variation in facial shape in children.Am J Phys Anthropol. 2018 Feb;165(2):327-342. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23356.
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  55. Magele NI, Ochieng J, Munabi I, Kirum GG, Buwembo W, Tumusiime G, Mwaka ES. Cervical Vertebrae at the Galloway OsteologicalCollection: A Morhphometric Study. Academia Anatomica International. Vol. 4, Issue 1, January-June 2018.
  56. Malale K, Hongera D, Rundu E, Bhilananiye M J, Ombe A M, Ndomba A. Quality of nursing documentation at bugando medical centre in tanzania: A retrospective patients’ medical records audit. International Journal of Nursing Care. Year: 2018, Volume: 6, Issue: 2. Print ISSN: 2320-8643. Online ISSN: 2320-8651. Article DOI : 10.5958/2320-8651.2018.00032.7
  57. Mancini M, Summers P, Faita F, Brunetto MR, Callea F, De Nicola A, Di Lascio N, Farinati F, Gastaldelli A, Gridelli B, Mirabelli P, Neri E, Salvadori PA, Rebelos E, Tiribelli C, Valenti L, Salvatore M, Bonino F.Digital liver biopsy: Bio-imaging of fatty liver for translational and clinical research.World J Hepatol. 2018 Feb 27;10(2):231-245. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.231. Review.
  58. Manyiri P, Kabangila R, Kasang C, Mushi MF, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. Prevalence and factors associated with Mycobacteremia and mortality among febrile HIV infected patients in Mwanza,Tanzania. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.009.
  59. Marando R, Seni J, Mirambo MM, Falgenhauer L, Moremi N, Mushi MF, Kayange N, Manyama F, Imirzalioglu C, Chakraborty T. Predictors of the extended-spectrum-beta lactamases producing Enterobacteriaceae neonatal sepsis at a tertiary Hospital, Tanzania. International Journal of Medical Microbiology. Available online 2 July 2018.
  60. Marwa KJ, Njalika A, Ruganuza D, Katabalo D, Kamugisha E.Self-medication among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at Makongoro health centre in Mwanza, Tanzania: a challenge to health systems.BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Jan 8;18(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1642-8.
  61. Masaisa F, Kayigi E, Seni J, Bwanga F, Muvunyi CM.Antibiotic Resistance Patterns and Molecular Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Clinical Settings Study in Rwanda.Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Sep 10. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0554.
  62. Mazigo HD, Amuasi JH, Osei I, Kinung’hi SM. Integrating use of point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen rapid diagnostic tests by community health workers during mass drug administration campaigns to improve uptake of praziquantel treatment among the adult population at Kome Island, North-Western Tanzania: a cluster randomized community trial. BMC Public Health2018;18:840. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5732-y.
  63. Mazigo HD, Heukelbach J. Diagnostic Performance of Kato Katz Technique and Point-of-Care Circulating Cathodic Antigen Rapid Test in Diagnosing Schistosoma mansoni Infection in HIV-1 Co-Infected Adults on the Shoreline of Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2018, 3(2), 54; doi:10.3390/tropicalmed3020054.
  64. Mazigo HD, KephaS, Kinung’hi SM. Sensitivity and specificity of point-of-care circulating Cathodic antigen test before and after praziquantel treatment in diagnosing Schistosoma mansoni infection in adult population co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1, North-Western Tanzania. Archives of Public Health2018;76:29. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-018-0274-4.
  65. Mawalla B, Yuan X, Luo X, Chalya PL.Treatment outcome of anti-angiogenesis through VEGF-pathway in the management of gastric cancer: a systematic review of phase II and III clinical trials.BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jan 12;11(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3137-8.
  66. Mercatali L, Serra P, Miserocchi G, Spadazzi C, Liverani C, De Vita A, Marisi G, Bongiovanni A, Recine F, Pangan A, Masalu N, Ibrahim T, Amadori D. Dried Blood and Serum Spots As A Useful Tool for Sample Storage to Evaluate Cancer Biomarkers.J Vis Exp. 2018 Jun 11;(136). doi: 10.3791/57113.
  67. Mfinanga RJ, Massenga A, Mashuda F, Gilyoma JM, Chalya PL. Patterns and outcome of surgical management of anorectal malformations at a tertiary care hospital in resource limited setting: a Tanzanian experience. Tanzania Journal of Health Research; Vol 20, No 1 (2018).
  68. Mirambo MM, Aboud S, Mtebe M, Gross U, Mshana SE. Adverse pregnancy outcomes among pregnant women with acute Rubella infections in Mwanza city, Tanzania. Int. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.10.020
  69. Mirambo MM, Senyaeli N, Mshana SE.Low humoral responses to human cytomegalovirus is associated with immunological treatment failure among HIV infected patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy.Pan Afr Med J. 2018 Oct 10;28:131. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2017.28.131.10480. eCollection 2017.
  70. Mirambo MM, Majigo M, Scana SD, Mushi MF, Aboud S, Groß U, Kidenya BR, Mshana SM. Rubella natural immunity among adolescent girls in Tanzania: the need to vaccinate child bearing aged women. January 2018. BMC Women's Health 18(1). DOI10.1186/s12905-017-0505-9.
  71. Mirambo MM, Mgode GF, Malima ZO, John M, Mngumi EB, Mhamphi GG, Mshana SE. Seropositivity of Brucella spp. and Leptospira spp. antibodies among abattoir workers and meat vendors in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania: A call for one health approach control strategies. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Published: June 25, 2018; https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006600
  72. Moremi N, Claus H, Rutta L, Frosch M, Vogel U, Mshana SE. High carriage rate of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among patients admitted for surgery in Tanzanian hospitals with low rate of endogenous surgical site infections. The J of Hosp. Infections. 2018 Sep 6.
  73. Moremi N, Claus H, Silago V, Kabage P, Abednego R,Matee, Vogel U,Mshana SE. Hospital Surface Contamination with antimicrobial-resistant gram-negative organisms in Tanzanian regional and tertiary hospitals: The need to improve environmental cleaning. The Journal of Hospital Infection. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.09.001.
  74. Morona D, Zinga M, Mirambo M, Mtawazi S, Silago V, Mshana SE.High prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum malaria among Human Immunodeficiency Virus seropositive population in the Lake Victoria zone, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research; Vol 20, No 1 (2018).
  75. Msangi S, Kweka E, Mahande A. Repellent Activity of TRIG (N-N Diethyl Benzamide) against Man-Biting Mosquitoes.J Trop Med. 2018 Jan 9;2018:9037616. doi: 10.1155/2018/9037616.
  76. Msoffe CU, Nyanza EC, Thomas DSK, Jahanpour O, Dewey D. The sources and chemical content of edible soil sticks sold in markets in Tanzania: a cross-sectional analytical study. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 2018,pp 1–14.
  77. Mujuni F, Andrew V, Mngumi EB, Chibwe E, Mshana SE, Mirambo MM.Predominanceof Brucella abortus antibodies among women with spontaneous abortion in the city of Mwanza: unrecognized link or coincidence? BMC Res Notes. 2018 Nov 6;11(1):792. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3906-4.
  78. Mushi MF, Bader O, Bii C,Groß U,Mshana SE. Virulence and susceptibility patterns of clinical Candida spp. isolates from a tertiary hospital, Tanzania. 2018. Medical Mycology, myy107, https://doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myy107.
  79. Mushi MF, Gross U, Mshana SE, Bader O.High diversity of Candida glabrata in a tertiary hospital—Mwanza, Tanzania. Medical Mycology, myy151, https://doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myy151. Published: 29 December 2018.
  80. Mushi MF, Mpelasoka OE, Mazigo HD, McLeod L, Moremi N, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. High rate of drinking water contamination due to poor storage in squatter settlements in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Vol 20, No 3 (2018).
  81. Mushi MF, Ngeta N, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. Predictors of esophageal candidiasis among patients attending endoscopy unit ina tertiary hospital, Tanzania: a retrospective cross-sectional study. African Health Sciences Vol 18 Issue 1, March 2018.
  82. Mushi MF, Ngeta N, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. Letter to the editor 2: Predictors of oesophageal candidiasis in personswith or without HIV infection. African Health Sciences Vol 18 Issue 2, June2018.
  83. Nagagi YP, Temba V, Silayo RS, Kweka EJ. Salient features of Trypanosoma congolense in African Animal Trypanosomiasis in the sub-Saharan Africa. Vector-Borne Diseases &Treatment. 2018.
  84. Nyanza EC, Jahanpour O, Hatfield J, van der Meer F, Allen-Scott L, Orsel K, Bastien S. Access and utilization of water and sanitation facilities and their determinants among pastoralists in the rural areas of northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research; Vol 20, No 1 (2018).
  85. Pati NB, Doijad SP, Schultze T, Mannala GK, Yao Y, Jaiswal S, Ryan D, Suar M, Gwozdzinski K, Bunk B, Mraheil MA, Marahiel MA, Hegemann JD, Spröer C, Goesmann A, Falgenhauer L, Hain T, Imirzalioglu C, Mshana SE, Overmann J, Chakraborty T.Enterobacter bugandensis: a novel enterobacterial species associated with severe clinical infection.Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 29;8(1):5392. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23069-z.
  86. Peck RN. A MAP toward increased rates of blood pressure control?J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2018 Feb;20(2):215-216. doi: 10.1111/jch.13164.
  87. PrayGod G, Friis H, Filteau S.Nutritional support to reduce mortality in patients with HIV?Lancet HIV. 2018 May;5(5):e202-e204. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(18)30047-X.
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  91. Schroeder K, Saxton A, McDade J, Chao C, Masalu N, Chao C, Wechsler DS, Likonda B, Chao N.Pediatric Cancer in Northern Tanzania: Evaluation of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes.J Glob Oncol. 2018 Sep;(4):1-10. doi: 10.1200/JGO.2016.009027. Epub 2017 Jun 9.
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    PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2017
  1. Ahmed M, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Hokororo A, Mshana SE. Bacteremia caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria among hospitalized malnourished children in Mwanza, Tanzania: a cross sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jan 5;0:6.doi: 0.86/s04-2017-89-z.
  2. Amadori D, Serra P, Masalu N, Pangan A, Scarpi E, Bugingo AM, Katabalo D, Ibrahim T, Bongiovanni A, Miserocchi G, Spadazzi C, Liverani C, Turri V, Tedaldi R, Mercatali L. Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms or serum levels as key drivers of breast cancer development? The question of the vitamin D pathway. Oncotarget. 2017 Feb ;8(8):4-56. doi: 0.86/oncotarget.448
  3. Ambrose EE, Makani J, Chami N, Masoza T, Kabyemera R, Peck RN, Kamugisha E, Manjurano A, Kayange N, Smart LR.High birth prevalence of sickle cell disease in Northwestern Tanzania.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Aug.
  4. Chaula T, Seni J, Ng'walida N, Kajura A, Mirambo MM, DeVinney R, Mshana SE. Urinary Tract Infections among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Mwanza City, Tanzania, Are High and Predicted by Low CD4+ Count. Int J Microbiol. 2017;2017:404686. doi: 0.55/2017/404686. Epub2017 Jan .
  5. Chibwe E, Mirambo MM, Kihunrwa A, Mshana SE. Magnitude of the Cytomegalovirus infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania. BMC Res Notes (2017)0:489 DOI 0.86/s04-2017-8-4.
  6. Dika HI, Dismas M, Iddi S, Rumanyika R. Prevalent use of herbs for reduction of labour duration in Mwanza, Tanzania: are obstetricians aware?Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol9, No (2017).
  7. Downs JA, Mwakisole AH, Chandika AB, Lugoba S, Kassim R, Laizer E, Magambo KA, Lee MH, Kalluvya SE, Downs DJ, Fitzgerald DW. Educating religious leaders to promote uptake of male circumcision in Tanzania: a cluster randomised trial. Lancet2017;89: 4.
  8. Gunda DW, Godfrey KG, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC.Cytopenias among ART-naive patients with advanced HIV disease on enrolment to care and treatment services at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: A cross-sectional study.Malawi Med J. 2017 Mar;9:4-5.PMID: 856796
  9. Gunda DW, Kaganda RA, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Prevalence and associated factors of late HIV diagnosis in north-western rural Tanzania: a cross sectional study. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Vol9, No (2017).
  10. Gunda DW, Nkandala I, Kilonzo SB, Kilangi BB, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and Risk Factors of Mortality among Adult HIV Patients Initiating ART in Rural Setting of HIV Care and Treatment Services in North Western Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study.J Sex Transm Dis. 2017;2017:707560.
  11. Gunda DW, Nkandala I, Kavishe GA, Kilonzo SB, Kabangila R, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and Risk Factors of Delayed Sputum Conversion among Patients Treated for Smear Positive PTB in Northwestern Rural Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study.J Trop Med. 2017;2017:55906.
  12. Gunda DW, Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Accuracy of WHO immunological criteria in identifying virological failure among HIV-infected adults on First line antiretroviral therapy in Mwanza, North-western Tanzania.BMC Res Notes. 2017Jan 7;0():45. doi: 0.86/s04-2016-4-6.
  13. Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Kamugisha E, Rauya EZ, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and risk factors of poor immune recovery among adult HIV patients attending care and treatment centre in northwestern Tanzania following the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a retrospective study.BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jun 8;0():97. doi: 0.86/s04-2017-5-0.PMID: 859560.
  14. Iddi S, Francis B, Jaka HM, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF. Clinical presentation and precipitating factors of diabetic ketoacidosis among patients admitted to intensive care unit at a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 9, No (2017).
  15. Ishengoma DS, Kamugisha ML, Rutta AS, Kagaruki GB, Kilale AM, Kahwa A, Kamugisha E, Baraka V, Mandara CI, Materu GS, Massaga JJ, Magesa SM, Lemnge MM, Mboera LE. Performance of health laboratories in provision of HIV diagnostic and supportive services in selected districts of Tanzania.BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jan ;7():70. doi: 0.86/s9-2017-00-9.
  16. Jande M, Katabalo DM, Sravanam P, Marwa C, Madlan B, Burger J, Godman B, Oluka M, Massele A, Mwita S. Patient-related beliefs and adherence toward their medications among the adult hypertensive outpatients in Tanzania. J Comp Eff Res. 2017 May 9. doi: 0.7/cer-2016-0060.
  17. Jumanne S, Meda J, Hokororo A, Leshabari K. Clinical Predictors of Malaria, Acute Bacterial Meningitis and Treatment Outcomes among Febrile Children Admitted with Altered Mental Status in Northwestern Tanzania. November2017. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics.DOI0.09/tropej/fmx090
  18. Kabakama S,KonjeE, Ngallaba S. Methodological Challenges and Lessons Learned from Assessing the Routine Health Information Management Data Quality: Experience from Tanzania. J Health Med Informat2017, 8:.DOI: 0.47/57-740.0020159.
  19. Kapesa A, Kweka EJ, Atieli H, Kamugisha E, Zhou G, Githeko AK, Yan G.Why some sites are responding better to anti-malarial interventions? A case study from western Kenya.Malar J. 2017Dec 9;6():498. doi: 0.86/s96-2017-45-9.
  20. Kelemen LE, Rambau PF, Koziak JM, Steed H, Köbel M. Synchronous endometrial and ovarian carcinomas: predictors of risk and associations with survival and tumor expression profiles. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 May;8(5):447-457. doi: 0.007/s055-2017-0855-5. Epub2017 Feb.
  21. Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Gerwing-Adima L, Kidola J, Kasang C.Drug adherence and efficacy of smear microscopy in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis after months of medication in North-western Tanzania.Int J Infect Dis. 2017Aug .pii: S0-97(7)004-7.
  22. Kilonzo SB, Gunda DW, Bakshi FA, Kalokola F, Mayala HA, Dadi H.Control of Hypertension among Diabetic Patients in a Referral Hospital in Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study.Ethiop J Health Sci. 2017 Sep;7(5):47-480.
  23. Kilonzo SB, Gunda DW, Kashasha F, Mpondo BC.Liver Fibrosis and Hepatitis B Coinfection among ART Naïve HIV-Infected Patients at a Tertiary Level Hospital in Northwestern Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study.J Trop Med. 2017;2017:5690.
  24. Kingery JR, Yango M, Wajanga B, Kalokola F, Brejt J, Kataraihya J, Peck R. Heart failure, post-hospital mortality and renal function in Tanzania: A prospective cohort study. Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 9. pii: S20167-57(6)889-X. doi: 0.2016/j.ijcard.2017.05.2015.
  25. Kinung’hi SM,Mazigo HD, Dunne DW, Kepha S, Kaatano G, Kishamawe C, Ndokeji S, Teckla Angelo T,Nuwaha F. Coinfection of intestinal schistosomiasis and malaria and association with haemoglobin levels and nutritional status in school children in Mara region, Northwestern Tanzania: a cross-sectional exploratory study. BMC Research Notes20170:58.
  26. Kweka EJ, Atieli H, Kamugisha E, Kapesa A. Why some sites are responding better to anti-malarial interventions? A case study from western Kenya. December2017Malaria Journal 6():498 DOI0.86/s96-2017-45-9
  27. Kweka EJ, Lee MC, Mwang'onde BJ, Tenu F, Munga S, Kimaro EE, Himeidan YE. Bio-efficacy of deltamethrin based durable wall lining against wild populations of Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Northern Tanzania. BMC Res Notes. 2017Feb 0;0():9. doi: 0.86/s04-2017-44-.
  28. Kweka EJ, Lyaruu LJ, Mahande AM. Efficacy of PermaNet® .0 and PermaNet® .0 nets against laboratory-reared and wild Anopheles gambiae sensulato populations in northern Tanzania. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017Jan 8;6():. doi: 0.86/s420149-2016-00-z.
  29. Kweka EJ, Mausa EA, Venter N, Derua YA, Kimaro EE, Coetzee M.Application of hydrolysis probe analysis to identify clade types of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles funestussensustricto from Muheza, northeastern Tanzania.Med Vet Entomol. 2017Oct 5. doi: 0./mve.74.
  30. Laisser RM, Ng'home JF. Reported incidences and factors associated with percutaneous injuries and splash exposures among healthcare workers in Kahama District, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 9, No (2017).
  31. Lilungulu A, Mpondo BCT, Mlwati A, Matovelo D, Kihunrwa A, Gumodoka B. Giant Condyloma Acuminatum of Vulva in an HIV-Infected Woman. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2017;2017:5678.doi: 0.55/2017/5678.Epub2017 Apr .
  32. Lulandala L, Mirambo MM, Matovelo D, Gumodoka B, Mshana SE. Acute Rubella Virus Infection among Women with Spontaneous Abortion in Mwanza City, Tanzania. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017Mar;():QC5-QC7. doi: 0.7860/JCDR/2017/64.9544. Epub2017 Mar .
  33. Machumi I, Mirambo MM, Ruganuza D, Rambau P, Massinde AN, Kihunrwa A, Mshana SE, Morona D. Factors Associated With Toxoplasma Gondii IgG and IgM Antibodies, and Placental Histopathological Changes Among Women With Spontaneous Abortion in Mwanza City, Tanzania. EAHR Journal. Vol., Issue , Page 86-94. July 2017.
  34. Magali KT, Seni J, Massinde AN, Gumodoka B,Rumanyika RN. Short-term complications and associated factors among women undergoing obstetric fistula repair at BugandoMedical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania. Ethiopian Medical Journal. Vol 55, No (2017).
  35. Mahgoub MM, Kweka EJ, Himeidan YE. Characterisation of larval habitats, species composition and factors associated with the seasonal abundance of mosquito fauna in Gezira, Sudan. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Feb 8;6():. doi: 0.86/s420149-2017-2014-.
  36. Marti AI, Colombe S, Masikini PJ, Kalluvya SE, Smart LR, Wajanga BM, Jaka H, Peck RN, Downs JA.Increased hepatotoxicity among HIV-infected adults co-infected with Schistosoma mansoni in Tanzania: A cross-sectional study.PLoSNegl Trop Dis. 2017Aug 7;(8):e0005867.
  37. Masalu N, Serra P, Amadori D, Kahima J, Majinge C, Rwehabura J, Nanni O, Bravaccini S, Puccetti M, Tumino R, Bucchi L. Setting up a community-based cervical screening service in a low-income country: a pilot study from north-western Tanzania. Int J Public Health. 2017Apr 9. doi: 0.007/s0008-2017-097-8.
  38. Massele A, Burger J, Kalemeera F, Jande M, Didimalang T, Kalungia AC, Matshotyana K, Law M, Malone B, Ogunleye O, Oluka M, Paramadhas BD, Rwegerera G, Zinyowera S, Godman B. Outcome of the second Medicines Utilisation Research in Africa Group meeting to promote sustainable and appropriate medicine use in Africa. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2017 Apr;7():49-5. doi: 0.080/47767.2017.56775. Epub2016 Nov 8.
  39. Mathias L, Baraka V, Philbert A, Innocent E, Francis F, Nkwengulila G, Kweka EJ. Habitat productivity and pyrethroid susceptibility status of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Jun 9;6():0. doi: 0.86/s420149-2017-06-0.
  40. Mazigo HD, Rumisha SF, Chiduo MG, Bwana VM, Mboera LEG.Malaria among rice farming communities in Kilangali village, Kilosa district, Central Tanzania: prevalence, intensity and associated factors.Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Jul 5;6():0.
  41. Mazigo HD, Kepha S, Kaatano GM, Kinung’hi SM. Co-infection of Schistosoma mansoni/hepatitis C virus and their associated factors among adult individuals living in fishing villages, north-western Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases.BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted20177:668. https://doi.org/0.86/s879-2017-780-.
  42. Mbepera S, Nkwengulila G, Peter R, Mausa EA, Mahande AM, Coetzee M, Kweka EJ.The influence of age on insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles arabiensis during dry and rainy seasons in rice irrigation schemes of Northern Tanzania.Malar J. 2017 Sep ;6():64. doi: 0.86/s96-2017-0-6.
  43. Mbui JM, Oluka MN, Guantai EM, Sinei KA, Achieng L, Baker A, Jande M, Massele A, Godman B.Prescription patterns and adequacy of blood pressure control among adult hypertensive patients in Kenya; findings and implications. Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Aug .
  44. McIntyre JB, Rambau PF, Chan A, Yap S, Morris D, Nelson GS, Köbel M. Molecular alterations in indolent, aggressive and recurrent ovarian low-grade serous carcinoma. Histopathology. 2017 Feb;70():47-58. doi: 0./his.07.Epub2016 Nov 7.
  45. Mirambo MM, Aboud S, Groß U, Majigo M, Mushi MF, Mshana SE.Rubella Seromarkers and Determinants of Infection among Tanzanian Children and Adolescents in Prevaccination Era: Are We in the Right Track?Int J Prev Med. 2017 Jan ;8:.doi: 0.40/008-780.9894. eCollection2017.
  46. Mirambo MM, Isidori C, Mshana SE. Serological profiles of Herpes simplex virus type among HIV negative population in Mwanza City, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 9, No (2017).
  47. Mirambo MM, Maliki F, Majigo M, Mushi MF, Moremi N, Seni J, Matovelo D, Mshana SE. The magnitude and correlates of Parvovirus B9 infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Mwanza, Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017 Jun 7;7():76. doi: 0.86/s884-2017-64-y.
  48. Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Shilewangwa L, Minja CA, Kidenya BR, Majigo M, Mshana SE. The use of 0.0M phosphate buffered saline as detection buffer for Alere Determine® HIV rapid test in resource limited settings. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 9, No (2017).
  49. Moremi N, Claus H, Vogel U, Mshana SE. Surveillance of surgical site infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and strain characterization in Tanzanian hospitals does not provide proof for a role of hospital water plumbing systems in transmission. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Jun 6;6:56. doi: 0.86/s756-2017-06-x. eCollection2017.
  50. Moremi N, Claus H, Hingi M, Vogel U, Mshana SE. Multidrug-resistant Achromobacteranimicus causing wound infection in a street child in Mwanza, Tanzania. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 May;88():58-6. doi: 0.2016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.0.00.Epub2017 Feb 0.
  51. Moremi N, Claus H, Vogel U,Mshana SE. Faecal carriage of CTX-M extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceaeamong street children dwelling in Mwanza city, Tanzania. PLOS ONE | https://doi.org/0.7/journal.pone.08459 September , 2017
  52. Morona D, Msemwa B, Zinga MM, Mushi MF, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. Asymptomatic malaria and associated factors among blood donors in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Volume 9, Number , April 2017 Doi: http://dx.doi.org/ 0.44/ thrb.v9i. 4.
  53. Mosha NR, Mahande M, Juma A, Mboya I, Peck R, Urassa M, Michael D, Todd J. Prevalence, awareness and factors associated with hypertension in North West Tanzania. Glob Health Action. 2017;0():79. doi: 0.080/654976.2017.79.
  54. Mpondo BCT, Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB.HIV Epidemic in Tanzania: The Possible Role of the Key Populations.AIDS Res Treat. 2017;2017:708950. doi: 0.55/2017/708950. Epub2017 Aug 7. Review.
  55. Munga S, Kimwetich Z, Atieli F, Vulule J, Kweka EJ. Knowledge and perceptions about indoor residual spray for malaria prevention in Mumberes division, Nandi County in Central province of Kenya. Tanzanian Journal of Health Research, Vol 9, No 4, October 2017.
  56. Mushi MF, Bader O, Taverne-Ghadwal L, Bii C, Groß U, Mshana SE.Oral candidiasis among African human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals: 0 years of systematic review and meta-analysis from sub-Saharan Africa.J Oral Microbiol. 2017 Jun ;9():7579.
  57. Mushi MF, Masewa B, Jande M, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE.Prevalence and factor associated with over-the-counter use of antifungal agents’, in Mwanza City, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 9, No (2017).
  58. Mushi MF, Mushi CT, MoremiN,.Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. Magnitude and factors associated with injection site infections among underfives in a district hospital, northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 9, No (2017).
  59. Muturi A, Kotecha V, Kanyi S. A retrospective study to assess the evaluation of living related kidney donors and their outcomes following nephrectomy at Kenyatta National Hospital. BMC Nephrol. 2017May 5;8():7. doi: 0.86/s88-2017-0585-7.
  60. Mwita S, Tunzo N, Jande M, Hamasaki K. Availability of prescribed medicines for elders at Sekou-Toure Regional Referral Hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Vol 9, No 4 (2017).
  61. Nagagi YP, Silayo RS, Luziga C, Kweka EJ. In vivo effect of Commiphoraswynnertonii ethanolic extracts on Trypanosoma congolense and selected immunological components in mice. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 May;7():75. doi: 0.86/s906-2017-785-.
  62. Nagagi YP, Silayo RS, Kweka EJ. Advancements in bait technology to control Glossinaswynnertoni Austen, the species of limited distribution in Kenya and Tanzania border: A review. J Vector Borne Dis. 2017 Jan-Mar;54():6-4. Review.
  63. Naik NM, Mbwanji RN, Mgawe M, Ongoa R, Gesase AE, Schutze GE, Minde M, Mwita LF. Pharmaceutical Dosing Errors at a Pediatric HIV Clinic in Mwanza, Tanzania. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 May. doi: 0.097/INF.0000000000020169.
  64. Nnko EJ,Kihamia C, Tenu F, Premji Z,Kweka EJ. Insecticide use pattern and phenotypic susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae sensulato to commonly used insecticides in Lower Moshi, northern Tanzania. BMC Res Notes (2017) 0:44.
  65. Nyanza EC, Yohana P, Thomas DSK, Thurston WE, Konje E, Dewey D. Knowledge of and adherence to the cyanide code among small-scale miners in Northern Tanzania. J. Hea& Pollution; Vol 7, no 4, June 2017.
  66. PrayGod G, Changalucha J, Kapiga S, Todd J, Filteau S, Peck R. Elevated blood pressure and correlates in a cohort of HIV-infected adults who started antiretroviral therapy when undernourished. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2017May 6. doi: 0./jch.0.
  67. PrayGod G, Changalucha J, Kapiga S, Peck R, Todd J, Filteau S.Dysglycemia associations with adipose tissue among HIV-infected patients after years of antiretroviral therapy in Mwanza: a follow-up cross-sectional study.BMC Infect Dis. 2017Jan 0;7():0. doi: 0.86/s879-2017-09-z.
  68. Ramadhani MY, Mirambo MM, Mbena H, Kihunrwa A, Mshana SE. High prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among infertile women in Mwanza city, Tanzania: a need to introduce screening and treatment programme. Sex Transm Infect. 2017 Mar;9():. doi: 0.6/sextrans-2016-05795.
  69. Rambau P, Kelemen LE, Steed H, Quan ML, Ghatage P, Köbel M. Association of Hormone Receptor Expression with Survival in Ovarian Endometrioid Carcinoma: Biological Validation and Clinical Implications. Int J Mol Sci. 2017Feb 7;8(). pii: E55. doi: 0.90/ijms80055.
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  1. Allain TJ, Kinley L, Tsidya B, Murray A, Cheesman M, Kampondeni S, Kayange N. The spectrum of heart disease in adults in Malawi: A review of the literature with reference to the importance of echocardiography as a diagnostic modality. Malawi Med J. 2016 Jun;28(2):61-65. No abstract available. PMID: 27895831.
  2. Amadori D, Serra P, Bucchi L, Altini M, Majinge C, Kahima J, Botteghi M, John C, Stefan DC, Masalu N. The Mwanza Cancer Project.Lancet Oncol. 2016 Feb;17(2):146-8. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)00012-7. No abstract available.
  3. Baraka V, Kweka EJ. The Threat of Zika Virus in Sub-Saharan Africa - The Need to Remain Vigilant. Front Public Health. 2016 May 31;4:110. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00110. No abstract available. PMID: 27303663.
  4. Boaz MM, Kalluvya S, Downs JA, Mpondo BC, Mshana SE. Pattern, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcome of Meningitis among HIV-Infected Adults Admitted in a Tertiary Hospital in North Western Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Trop Med. 2016;2016:6573672. doi: 10.1155/2016/6573672. PMID:27651801.
  5. Chale LE, Fenton TR, Kayange N. Predictors of knowledge and practice of exclusive breastfeeding among health workers in Mwanza city, northwest Tanzania. BMC Nurs. 2016 Dec 30;15:72. doi: 10.1186/s12912-016-0192-0. PMID:28050163.
  6. Chalya PL, Manyama M, Rambau PF, Kapesa A, Ngallaba SE, Masalu N, Mabula JB. Clinicopathological pattern of benign breast diseases among female patients at a tertiary health institution in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2016 18:1
  7. Chalya PL, Mbunda F, Rambau PF, Jaka H, Masalu N, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Kalluvya SE. Kaposi’s sarcoma: a 10-year experience with 248 patients at a single tertiary care hospital in Tanzania. BMC Research Notes 20158:440. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1348-9
  8. Chalya PL, Kayange NM, Rambau PF, Manyama M, Gilyoma JM. Surgical management of vascular anomalies in children at a tertiary care hospital in a resource-limited setting: a Tanzanian experience with 134 patients. BMC Research Notes 2016:8:732, DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1718-3
  9. Chelidze KI, Lim CC, Peck RN, Giiti G, Leahy N, Rabbitts A, Yurt R, Gallagher JJ, Mitchell KB. Predictors of Mortality Among Pediatric Burn Patients in East Africa. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Mar-Apr;37(2):e154-60. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000286. PubMed PMID: 26284634.
  10. Chen W, Husain A, Nelson GS, Rambau PF, Liu S, Lee CH, Lee S, Duggan MA, Köbel M. Immunohistochemical Profiling of Endometrial Serous Carcinoma. Int J GynecolPathol. 2016 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:27167671.
  11. Cole JB, Manyama M, Kimwaga E, Mathayo J, Larson JR, Liberton DK, Lukowiak K, Ferrara TM, Riccardi SL, Li M, Mio W, Prochazkova M, Williams T, Li H, Jones KL, Klein OD, Santorico SA, Hallgrimsson B, Spritz RA. Genomewide Association Study of African Children Identifies Association of SCHIP1 and PDE8A with Facial Size and Shape. PLoS Genet. 2016 Aug 25;12(8):e1006174. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006174. PMID:27560698
  12. Chishimba K, Hang'ombe BM, Muzandu K, Mshana SE, Matee MI, Nakajima C, Suzuki Y. Detection of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli in Market-Ready Chickens in Zambia. Int J Microbiol. 2016;2016:5275724. doi: 10.1155/2016/5275724. Epub 2016 Apr 17.
  13. Divala OH, Amberbir A, Ismail Z, Beyene T, Garone D, Pfaff C, Singano V, Akello H, Joshua M, Nyirenda MJ, Matengeni A, Berman J, Mallewa J, Chinomba GS, Kayange N, Allain TJ, Chan AK, Sodhi SK, van Oosterhout JJ. The burden of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular risk factors among adult Malawians in HIV care: consequences for integrated services. BMC Public Health. 2016 Dec 12;16(1):1243. PMID:27955664.
  14. Downs JA, Mathad JS, Reif LK, McNairy ML, Celum C, Boutin-Foster C, Deschamps MM, Gupta A, Hokororo A, Katz IT, Konopasek L, Nelson R, Riviere C, Glimcher LH, Fitzgerald DW. The ripple effect: why promoting female leadership in global health matters. Public Health Action. 2016 Dec 21;6(4):210-211. doi: 10.5588/pha.16.0072. PMID:28123954.
  15. Erkkilä A, Khan S, Sabbour S, Nyanza EC, Omambia B: Chapter 2: Upgrading the public health curriculum and teaching methodologies, in Erkkilä A, Haaranen A, Kauhanen J, Khan S, Saarti J (eds). Better learning for better health: HEI-ICI projects and practices. Publications of the University of Eastern Finland. General series 18. 2016.16-27pp. e-publication available at http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-61-2022-5.
  16. Farrell JS, Gaxiola-Valdez I, Wolff MD, David LS, Dika HI, Geeraert BL, Rachel Wang X, Singh S, Spanswick SC, Dunn JF, Antle MC, Federico P, Teskey GC. Postictal behavioural impairments are due to a severe prolonged hypoperfusion/hypoxia event that is COX-2 dependent. Elife. 2016 Nov 22;5. pii: e19352. doi: 10.7554/eLife.19352. PMID:27874832.
  17. Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Magnitude and correlates of moderate to severe anemia among adult HIV patients receiving first line HAART in Northwestern Tanzania: a cross sectional clinic based study. Pan Afr Med J. 2016 Feb 4;23:26. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.23.26.8268. PMID: 27200131.
  18. Jaka H, Mushi MF, Mirambo MM, Wilson L, Seni J, Mtebe M, Mshana SE. Sero-prevalence and associated factors of Helicobacter pylori infection among adult patients with dyspepsia attending the gastroenterology unit in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. Afr Health Sci. 2016 Sep;16(3):684-689. PMID:27917200.
  19. Kabakama S, Ngallaba SE, Musto R, Montesanti S, Konje ET, Kishamawe C. Assessment of four common underfive children illnesses Routine Health Management Information System Data for decision making at Ilemela Municipal Council, northwest Tanzania: a case series analysis. International Journal of Medical Informatics (2016), pp. 85-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.06.003.
  20. Kabyemera SR, Mshana SE, Kidenya BR, Kasanga G, Gerwing-Adima LE, Meremo A, Clowes P, Rachow A, Peck RN. Pulmonary TB bacteriologically confirmed by induced sputum among children at Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania. INT J TUBERC LUNG DIS 20(1):000–000; http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.15.0354.
  21. Kabyemera R, Chami N, Kayange N, Bakalemwa R, Zuechner A, Mhada T, Buname G, Hokororo A, Kataraihya J. Reversible Severe Pulmonary Hypertension after Adenotonsillectomy: A Case Report of a Child Treated at Bugando Medical Centre, Northwestern Tanzania. Case Rep Pediatr. 2016;2016:2897320. doi: 10.1155/ 2016/2897320. PMID: 27635273.
  22. Kamgobe E, Massinde A, Matovelo D, Ndaboine E, Rambau P, Chaula T. Uterine myometrial mature teratoma presenting as a uterine mass: a review of literature. BMC Clin Pathol. 2016 Mar 22;16:5. doi: 10.1186/s12907-016-0026-8. PMID:27011758.
  23. Kasang C, Kalluvya S, Majinge C, Kongola G, Mlewa M, Massawe I, Kabyemera R, Magambo K, Ulmer A, Klinker H, Gschmack E, Horn A, Koutsilieri E, Preiser W, Hofmann D, Hain J, Müller A, Dölken L, Weissbrich B, Rethwilm A, Stich A, Scheller C. Effects of Prednisolone on Disease Progression in Antiretroviral-Untreated HIV Infection: A 2-Year Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 26;11(1):e0146678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146678. PMID: 26812052.
  24. Kingery JR, Alfred Y, Smart LR, Nash E, Todd J, Naguib MR, Downs JA, Kalluvya S, Kataraihya JB, Peck RN. Short-term and long-term cardiovascular risk, metabolic syndrome and HIV in Tanzania. Heart. 2016 Apr 22. pii: heartjnl-2015-309026. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-309026. [Epub ahead of print].
  25. Köbel M, Rahimi K, Rambau PF, Naugler C, Le Page C, Meunier L, de Ladurantaye M, Lee S, Leung S, Goode EL, Ramus SJ, Carlson JW, Li X,Ewanowich CA, Kelemen LE, Vanderhyden B, Provencher D, Huntsman D, Lee CH, Gilks CB, Mes Masson AM. An Immunohistochemical Algorithm for Ovarian Carcinoma Typing . Int J GynecolPathol. 2016 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26974996.
  26. Köbel M, Atenafu EG, Rambau PF, Ferguson SE, Nelson GS Ho TC, Panzarella T, McAlpine JN, Gilks CB, Clarke BA, Bernardini MQ. Progesterone receptor expression is associated with longer overall survival within high-grade histotypes of endometrial carcinoma: A Canadian high risk endometrial cancer consortium (CHREC) study. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jun;141(3):559-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.04.008. Epub 2016 Apr 16. PMID:27072807.
  27. Konje ET, Kabangila R, Manyama M, Van Wyk J. What basic clinical procedures should be mastered by junior clerkship students? Experience at a single medical school in Tanzania. Advances in Medical Education and Practice 2016, 7:1–7.
  28. Kulkarni MA, Desrochers RE, Kajeguka DC, Kaaya RD, Tomayer A, Kweka EJ, Protopopoff N, Mosha FW. 10 Years of Environmental Change on the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Its Associated Shift in Malaria Vector Distributions. Front Public Health. 2016 Dec 21;4:281. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00281. PMID: 28066759.
  29. Kweka EJ. Roles and challenges of construction firms and public health entomologists in ending indoor malaria transmission in African setting. Malar J. 2016 Nov 14;15(1):554. PMID: 27842588.
  30. Kweka EJ, Kimaro EE, Munga S. Effect of Deforestation and Land Use Changes on Mosquito Productivity and Development in Western Kenya Highlands: Implication for Malaria Risk. Front Public Health. 2016 Oct 26;4:238. PMID:27833907.
  31. Maginga J, Guerrero M, Koh E, Holm Hansen C, Shedafa R, Kalokola F, Smart LR, Peck RN. Hypertension Control and Its Correlates Among Adults Attending a Hypertension Clinic in Tanzania. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2016 Mar;18(3):207-16. doi: 10.1111/jch.12646. Epub 2015 Aug 17.
  32. Malele II, Ouma JO, Nyingilili HS, Kitwika WA, Malulu DJ, Magwisha HB, KwekaEJ.Comparative performance of traps in catching tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae) in Tanzania. Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2016 Jun 23;83(1):a1057. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v83i1.1057. PMID: 27380654.
  33. Manyama M, Stafford R, Mazyala E, Lukanima A, Magele N, Kidenya BR, Kimwaga E, Msuya , Julius Kauki J. Improving Gross Anatomy Learning using Reciprocal Peer Teaching at the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania. BMC Medical Education (2016) 16:95. DOI 10.1186/s12909-016-0617-1.
  34. Martin-Iguacel R, Negredo E, Peck R, Friis-Møller N. Hypertension Is a Key Feature of the Metabolic Syndrome in Subjects Aging with HIV. CurrHypertens Rep. 2016 Jun;18(6):46. doi: 10.1007/s11906-016-0656-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 27131801.
  35. Mazigo HD, Maufi AJ, Kihunrwa A. Prevalence and factors associated with Trichomonas vaginalis infection among pregnant women attending public antenatal clinics in Mwanza city, North-western Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2016 18:2
  36. Mhando L, Jande MB, Liwa A, Mwita S, Marwa KJ. Public Awareness and Identification of Counterfeit Drugs in Tanzania: A View on Antimalarial Drugs Advances in Public Health Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6254157, 8 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6254157.
  37. Mirambo MM, Aboud S, Mushi MF, Seugendo M, Majigo M, Groß U, Mshana SE. Serological evidence of acute rubella infection among under-fives in Mwanza: a threat to increasing rates of congenital rubella syndrome in Tanzania. Ital J Pediatr. 2016 May 25;42(1):54. doi: 10.1186/s13052-016-0264-5.
  38. Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Kivambe C, Zinga M, Mngumi EB, Mtebe M, Mshana SE. High prevalence of specific Toxoplasma gondii IgG antibodies among HIV/AIDS with immunological failure attending a tertiary hospital in Northwestern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2016 18:1
  39. Mirambo MM, Mbena P, Mushi MF, Mtebe M, Seni J, Mshana SE. Prevalence of Hepatitis B surface antigen among women attending antenatal clinic at Nyamagana Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2016 18:1
  40. Mirambo MM, Chibwe E, Mushi MF, Majigo M, Mshana SE. Cytomegalovirus, Parvovirus B19 and Rubella Co-infection among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Mwanza City: The Need to be considered in Tanzanian Antenatal Care Package. 2016. Epidemiology (Sunnyvale) 6:230. doi:10.4172/2161-1165.1000230.
  41. Mlange R, Matovelo D, Rambau P, Kidenya B. Patient and disease characteristics associated with late tumour stage at presentation of cervical cancer in northwestern Tanzania. BMC Womens Health. 2016 Jan 25;16:5. doi: 10.1186/s12905-016-0285-7. PMID:26809986.
  42. Mngumi EB, Mirambo MM, Wilson S, Mshana SE. Predictors of specific anti-Brucella antibodies among humans in agro-pastoral communities in Sengerema district, Mwanza, Tanzania: the need for public awareness.Trop Med Health. 2016 Oct 18;44:34. PMID:27857610.
  43. . Moremi N, Manda EV, Falgenhauer L, Ghosh H, Imirzalioglu C, Matee M, Chakraborty T, Mshana SE. Predominance of CTX-M-15 among ESBL Producers from Environment and Fish Gut from the Shores of Lake Victoria in Mwanza, Tanzania. Front Microbiol. 2016 Dec 1;7:1862. PMID:27990135.
  44. Moremi N, Claus H, Mshana SE. Antimicrobial resistance pattern: a report of microbiological cultures at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 13;16(1):756. PMID:27964724
  45. Mpondo BC, Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Mgina E. J. Immunological and Clinical Responses following the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy among Elderly HIV-Infected Individuals Attending Care and Treatment Clinic in Northwestern Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Sex Transm Dis. 2016;2016:5235269. doi: 10.1155/2016/5235269. PMID:27042375.
  46. Mshana SE, Falgenhauer L, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Moremi N, Julius R, Seni J, Imirzalioglu C2, Matee M, Chakraborty T. Predictors of blaCTX-M-15 in varieties of Escherichia coli genotypes from humans in community settings in Mwanza, Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 29;16(1):187. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1527-x.
  47. Mujuni F, Mirambo MM, Muller A , Korn K, Matovelo D, Mushi MF, Majigo M , Mshana SE. Low CD4 Counts and Early Sexual Debut Predict Genital Cytomegalovirus Infection among HIV Infected Women in Mwanza, Tanzania VirolMycol 2016, 5:1http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0517.1000155.
  48. Mujuni F, Mirambo MM, Rambau P, Klaus K, Andreas M, Matovelo D, Majigo M, Kasang C, Mshana SE. Variability of high risk HPV genotypes among HIV infected women in Mwanza, Tanzania- the need for evaluation of current vaccine effectiveness in developing countries. Infect Agent Cancer. 2016 Aug 19;11:49. doi: 10.1186/s13027-016-0097-2. PMID:27547239.
  49. Mushi MF, Buname G, Bader O, Groß U, Mshana SE. Aspergillus fumigatus carrying TR34/L98H resistance allele causing complicated suppurative otitis media in Tanzania: Call for improved diagnosis of fungi in sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Sep 2;16:464. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1796-4. PMID:27589956.
  50. Mushi MF, Mtemisika CI, Bader O, Bii C, Mirambo MM, Groß U, Mshana SE. High Oral Carriage of Non-albicans Candida spp. among HIV-infected individuals. International Journal of Infectious diseases; doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2016.07.001.
  51. Mushi MF, Mwalutende A, Gilyoma J, Chalya P, Seni J, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE. Predictors of disease complications and treatment outcome among patients with chronic suppurative otitis media attending a tertiary hospital, Mwanza Tanzania. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2016.DOI 10.1186/s12901-015-0021-1
  52. Nagagi YP, Silayo RS, Kweka EJ. Trypanocidal activity of ethanolic extracts of CommiphoraswynnertoniiBurtt on Trypanosoma congolense. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016 Jul 8;16:195. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1191-0. PMID:27392030.
  53. Naik NM, Bacha J, Gesase AE, Barton T, Schutze GE, Wanless RS, Minde MM, Mwita LF, Tolle MA. Antiretroviral Therapy in Children Less Than 24 Months of Age at Pediatric HIV Centers in Tanzania: 12-Month Clinical Outcomes and Survival. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2016 Sep;15(5):440-8. doi: 10.1177/2325957416649668. PMID:27225854.
  54. Nandonde K, Matovelo D, Massinde A, Rumanyika R. Predictors of foeto-maternal outcome of patients with abruptio placenta at Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Volume 18, Number 1, January 2016. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v18i1.3
  55. Ndokeji SD, Mazigo HD, Temu M, Kishamawe C, Malenganisho W, Todd J, Changalucha J. Prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm infections among pre-school and school-aged children in Ilemela District, north-western Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 2016 18:2.
  56. Ngallaba SE, Makerere DJ, Nyanza EC, KapesaA, Marwa K. Common Preventable Health and Social Problems Encountered by Elderly in Shinyanga Region in the Northern Part of Tanzania. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine 06(03):115-123. January 2016. DOI: 10.4236/ojpm.2016.63010.
  57. Nobert N, Moremi N, Seni J, Dass RM, NgayomelaIH, Mshana SE, Gilyoma JM. The effect of early versus delayed surgical debridement on the outcome of open long bone fractures at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania. Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes201610:6, DOI: 10.1186/s13032-016-0036.
  58. Nyamtema A, Mwakatundu N, Dominico S, Kasanga M, Jamadini F, Maokola K, Mawala D, Abel Z, Rumanyika R, Nzabuhakwa C, van Roosmalen J. Introducing eHealth strategies to enhance maternal and perinatal health care in rural Tanzania. Matern Health NeonatolPerinatol. 2017 Jan 19;3:3. doi: 10.1186/s40748-017-0042-4. eCollection 2017.
  59. Okamo B, Moremi N, Seni J, Mirambo MM, Kidenya BR, Mshana SE. Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among pre-clinical and clinical medical students in a Tanzanian University. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Jan 27;9(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-1858-0.
  60. Peck RN, Wang R, Mtui G, Smart L, Yango M, Elchaki R, Wajanga B, Downs JA, Mteta K, Fitzgerald DW. Linkage to primary care and survival after hospital discharge for HIV-infected adults in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study. J Acquir Immune DeficSyndr. 2016 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  61. Peck R, Baisley K, Kavishe B, Were J, Mghamba J, Smeeth L, Grosskurth H, Kapiga S. Decreased renal function and associated factors in cities, towns and rural areas of Tanzania: a community-based population survey. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Mar;21(3):393-404. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12651. Epub 2015 Dec 28. PubMed PMID: 26644310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4784164.
  62. Rambau PF, Duggan MA, Ghatage P, Warfa K, Steed H, Perrier R, Kelemen LE, Köbel M. Significant frequency of MSH2/MSH6 abnormality in ovarian endometrioid carcinoma supports a histotype-specific Lynch syndrome screening in ovarian carcinomas. Histopathology. 2016 Jan 22. doi: 10.1111/his.12934. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26799366.
  63. Ramkumar G, Karthi S, Muthusamy R, Suganya P, Natarajan D, Kweka EJ, Shivakumar MS. Mosquitocidal Effect of Glycosmis pentaphylla Leaf Extracts against Three Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae). PLoS One. 2016 Jul 8;11(7):e0158088. doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0158088. PMID: 27391146.
  64. Roggeveen Y, Schreuder R, Zweekhorst M, Manyama M, Hatfield J, Scheele F, van Roosmalen J. Developing a Pictorial Sisterhood Method in collaboration with illiterate Maasai traditional birth attendants in northern Tanzania. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016 Oct;135(1):65-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.03.035. PMID:27451400.
  65. Sabi I, Kabyemera R, Mshana SE, Kidenya BR, Kasanga G, Gerwing-Adima LE, Meremo A, Clowes P, Rachow A, Peck RN. Pulmonary TB bacteriologically confirmed by induced sputum among children at Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Feb;20(2):228-34. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0354. PMID:26792476.
  66. Saidi H, Smart LR, Kamugisha E, Ambrose EE, Soka D, Peck RN, Makani J. Complications of sickle cell anaemia in children in Northwestern Tanzania. Hematology. 2016 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print].
  67. Seni J, Falgenhauer L, Simeo N, Mirambo MM, Imirzalioglu C, Matee M, Rweyemamu M, Chakraborty T and Mshana SE (2016). Multiple ESBL-Producing Escherichia coli Sequence Types Carrying Quinolone and Aminoglycoside Resistance Genes Circulating in Companion and Domestic Farm Animals in Mwanza, Tanzania, Harbor Commonly Occurring Plasmids. Front. Microbiol. 7:142. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00142.
  68. Seni J, Mshana SE, Msigwa F, Matee M, Mazigo H, Parkhill J, Holmes MA, Paterson GK. Draft Genome Sequence of a Multiresistant Bovine Isolate of Staphylococcus lentus from Tanzania. Genome Announc. 2016 Dec 1;4(6). pii: e01345-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01345-16. PMID: 27908999.
  69. Seni J, Sweya E, Mabewa A, Mshana SE, Gilyoma JM. Comparison of antimicrobial resistance patterns of ESBL and non ESBL bacterial isolates among patients with secondary peritonitis at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza - Tanzania. BMC Emerg Med. 2016 Oct 21;16(1):41. PMID: 27769180.
  70. Smart LR, Orgenes N, Mazigo HD, Minde M, Hokororo A, Shakir M, Verweij JJ, Downs JA, Peck RN8. Malaria and HIV among pediatric inpatients in two Tanzanian referral hospitals: A prospective study. Acta Trop. 2016 Jul;159:36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.03.019. Epub 2016 Mar 18.
  71. Walther C, Marwa KJ, Seni J, Hamis P, Silago V, Mshana SE, Jande M. Microbial contamination of traditional liquid herbal medicinal products marketed in Mwanza city: magnitude and risk factors. Pan Afr Med J. 2016 Mar 1; 23:65. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.23.65.7917. eCollection 2016.
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    PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2015
  1. Kadilo S, Manyama M, KayangeNM,Chalya PL. Experiences with surgical management of undescended testis at a tertiary care hospital in northwestern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Volume 17, Number 4, October 2015.
  2. Decaro, J. A., Manyama, M. and Wilson, W. (2015), Household-level predictors of maternal mental health and systemic inflammation among infants in Mwanza, Tanzania. Am. J. Hum. Biol. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22807
  3. Henderson RI, Hatfield J, Kutz S, Olemshumba S, Van Der Meer F, Manyama M, Bastien S. ‘We can’t get worms from cow dung’: reported knowledge of parasitism among pastoralist youth attending secondary school in the Ngorongoro conservation area, Tanzania. Journal of Biosocial Science, 2015. doi:10.1017/S0021932015000358
  4. Kayange N, Smart LR, Downs JA, Maskini M, Fitzgerald DW, Peck RN. The influence of HIV and schistosomiasis on renal function: a cross-sectional study among children at a hospital in Tanzania. PLoSNegl Trop Dis 2015 Jan 22;9(1):e0003472. [PMID: 25612312]
  5. Bastien S, Hetherington E, Hatfield J, Kutz S, Manyama M. Youth-Driven Innovation in Sanitation Solutions for Maasai Pastoralists in Tanzania: Conceptual Framework and Study Design. Global Journal of Health Education and Promotion2015, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 14–37
  6. Mshana SE, Moritz Fritzenwanker, Linda Falgenhauer, Eugen Domann, Torsten Hain, Trinad Chakraborty, Can Imirzalioglu.: Molecular epidemiology and characterization of an outbreak causing Klebsiella pneumoniae clone carrying chromosomally located blaCTX-M-15 at a German University-Hospital DOI: 10.1186/s12879-015-1129-z
  7. Chalya PL, Seni J, Mushi MF, Mirambo MM, Jaka H, Rambau PF, Kapesa A, Ngallaba SE, Massinde AN, Kalluvya SE. Needle-stick injuries and splash exposures among health-care workers at a tertiary care hospital in north-western Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2015:17:2
  8. Chacha F, Mshana SE, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Kabymera R, Gerwing L, Schneiderhan W, Zimmermann O, Groß U. Salmonella Typhi meningitis in a 9-year old boy with urinary schistosomiasis: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Mar 3 ;8: 64. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1030-2.
  9. Marwa KJ,Mushi MF,Konje E,Alele PE,Kidola J, Mirambo MM.Resistance to Cotrimoxazole and Other Antimicrobials among Isolates from HIV/AIDS and Non-HIV/AIDS Patients at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania. AIDS Research and Treatment: Article ID 103874, 8 pageshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/103874
  10. Chalya PL, Ngayomela IH, Rambau PF, Kahima KJ, Kapesa A, Ngallaba SE: Mob justice as an emerging medico-legal, social and public health problem in north-western Tanzania: a need for immediate attention: Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2015:17:1
  11. Mutagahywa J, Ijumba JN, Pratap HB, Molteni F, Mugarula FE, Magesa SM, Ramsan MM, Kafuko JM, Nyanza EC, Mwaipape O, Rutta JG, Mwalimu CD, Ndong I, Reithinger R, Thawer NG, Ngondi JM. The impact of different sprayable surfaces on the effectiveness of indoor residual spraying using a micro encapsulated formulation of lambda-cyhalothrin against Anopheles gambiae s.s.Parasit Vectors. 2015 Apr 3;8(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0795-4.
  12. Chalya PL, Rambau PF, Masalu N, Simbila S.Ten-year surgical experiences with penile cancer at a tertiary care hospital in northwestern Tanzania: a retrospective study of 236 patients.World J Surg Oncol. 2015 Feb 22;13(1):71. doi: 10.1186/s12957-015-0482-0.
  13. Ernest AI, Ndaboine E, Massinde A, Kihunrwa A, Mshana SE. Maternal vaginorectal colonization by Group B Streptococcus and Listeria monocytogenes and its risk factors among pregnant women attending tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2015:17:2
  14. Chalya PL, Massinde AN, Kihunrwa A, Simbila S. Iatrogenic ureteric injuries following abdomino-pelvic operations: a 10-year tertiary care hospital experience in Tanzania. World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Mar 12; 10:17. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0011-z. eCollection 2015.
  15. Chalya PL, Mabula JB. Sigmoid volvulus and ileo-sigmoid knotting: a five-year experience at a tertiary care hospital in Tanzania.World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Mar 8; 10:10. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0001-1. eCollection 2015.
  16. Kayange NM, Smart LR, Tallman JE, Chu EY, Fitzgerald DW, Pain KJ, Peck RN. Kidney disease among children in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review. Pediatr Res. 2015 Feb; 77(2):272-81. doi: 10.1038/pr.2014.189.
  17. Mirambo MM, Simon C, Kajura A, Kidenya BR, Majigo M, Mshana SE. Reduction of HIV transmission rates from mother to child in the era of antiretroviral therapy in the Lake Victoria zone, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health research 2015; 17:3
  18. Ejaredar M, Nyanza EC, Ten Eycke K, Dewey D. Phthalate exposure and children neurodevelopment: A systematic review. Environ Res. 2015 19;142:51-60. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.06.014. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Seni J, Kidenya BR, Anga M, Kapesa AMeda JR, Mutakyawa R, Mkomwa ZH, Marcel F, Changalucha JM, Mshana SE. Incremental detection of pulmonary tuberculosis among presumptive patients by GeneXpert MTB/RIF® over fluorescent microscopy in Mwanza, Tanzania: an operational study. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings, 2015:3:1
  20. Meda JM, Kalluvya SE, Downs JA, Chofle AC, Seni J, Kidenya B, Fitzgerald DW, Peck RN. Cryptococcal Meningitis Management in Tanzania with Strict Schedule of Serial Lumber Punctures using Intravenous Tubing Sets: an Operational Research Study. J AcqurImmunDefic Syn 2014 Jun 1;66(2):e31-6. [PMID: 24675586]
  21. Golassa L, Kamugisha E, Ishengoma DS, Baraka V, Shayo A, Baliraine FN, Enweji N, Erko B, Aseffa A, Choy A, Swedberg G. Identification of large variation in pfcrt, pfmdr-1 and pfubp-1 markers in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Ethiopia and Tanzania. Malar J. 2015 Jul 8;14:264. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0783-3.
  22. Mboera LE, Ishengoma DS, Kilale AM, Massawe I, Rutta AS, Kagaruki GB, Kamugisha E, Baraka V, Mandara CI, Materu GS, Magesa SM. The readiness of the national health laboratory system in supporting care and treatment of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Jun 26;15:248. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0923-z.
  23. Ahmed M, Moremi N, Mirambo MM, Hokororo A, MushiMF, Seni J, Kamugisha E, Mshana SE. Multi-resistant gram negative enteric bacteria causing urinary tract infection among malnourished underfives admitted at a tertiary hospital, northwestern, Tanzania. Italian Journal of Pediatrics (2015) 41:44
  24. Ruganuza DM, Mazigo HD, Waihenya R, Morona D, Mkoji GM. Schistosoma mansoni among pre-school children in Musozi village, Ukerewe Island, North-Western-Tanzania: prevalence and associated risk factors. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jul 16; 8:377. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0997-9.
  25. Chalya PL, Mhewa OZ, Mabula JB. Postoperative nausea and vomiting at a tertiary care hospital in north-western Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health research 2015; 17:3
  26. Molefi M, Chofle AA, Molloy SF, Kalluvya S, Changalucha JM, Cainelli F, Leeme T, Lekwape N, Goldberg DW, Haverkamp M, Bisson GP, Perfect JR, Letang E17, Fenner L, Meintjes G, Burton R, Makadzange T, Ndhlovu CE, Hope W, Harrison TS, Jarvis JN. AMBITION-cm: intermittent high dose AmBisome on a high dose fluconazole backbone for cryptococcal meningitis induction therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Jun 17;16:276. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0799-6.
  27. Mazigo HD, Dunne DW, Morona D, Lutufyo TE, Kinung'hi SM, Kaatano G, Nuwaha F. Periportal fibrosis, liver and spleen sizes among S. mansoni mono or co-infected individuals with human immunodeficiency virus-1 in fishing villages along Lake Victoria shores, North-Western, Tanzania. Parasit Vectors. 2015 May 7;8:260. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0876-4.
  28. Maganga E, Smart LR, Kalluvya S, Kataraihya JB, Saleh AM, Obeid L, Downs JA, Fitzgerald DW, Peck RN.Glucose Metabolism Disorders, HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy among Tanzanian Adults. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 19; 10(8):e0134410. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134410. eCollection 2015
  29. Hokororo A, Kihunrwa A, Pytsje Hoekstra, Samuel E Kalluvya, John M Changalucha, Daniel W Fitzgerald, Jennifer A Downs High prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in pregnant adolescent girls in Tanzania: a multi-community cross-sectional study. BMJ, Sex Transm Infect 2015;
  30. Downs JA, Corstjens PL, Mngara J, Lutonja P, Isingo R, Urassa M, Kornelis D, Dam GJ. Correlation of serum and dried blood spot results for quantitation of Schistosoma circulating anodic antigen: A proof of principle. Acta Trop. 2015 Jul 3; 150:59-63. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.06.026. [Epub ahead of print]
  31. Masikini P, Mpondo BC. HIV drug resistance mutations following poor adherence in HIV-infected patient: a case report. Clin Case Rep. 2015 Jun; 3(6):353-6. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.254. Epub 2015 Mar 29.PMID: 26185627 Free PMC Article
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