Publications

A Namuniina, F Lutwama, V M Biribawa, D Kizza, B R Kabuubi, P K Kitandwe, J Mpendo, A Nanvubya, J Ssempiira, A Nalutaaya, A Ssetaala, S Welsh, M A. Price, N Kiwanuka and B S Bagaya - Field Performance of PIMA Point-of-Care Machine for CD4 Enumeration Under a Mobile HIV Counseling and Testing Program in Remote Fishing Communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda. DOI: 10.1089/aid.2018.0223
Updated: 2nd July 2019

L Stockdale, A Nalwoga , S Nash, S Elias, G Asiki, S Kusemererwa, J J. Gilchrist, R Newton, C A. MacLennan, Cross-sectional study of IgG antibody levels to invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella LPS O-antigen with age in Uganda [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]. DOI: 10.12688/gatesopenres.13034.1
Updated: 2nd July 2019

Bomboka, J. B., N-Mboowa, M. G., & Nakilembe, J. (2019). Post - effects of obstetric fistula in Uganda; a case study of fistula survivors in KITOVU mission hospital (MASAKA), Uganda. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 696. doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7023-7
Updated: 10th June 2019

J Fungi (Basel), Meya DB, Okurut, Zziwa, Cose S, Boulware DR, Janoff EN HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Is Associated with Aberrant T Cell Function and Increased Cytokine Responses. 92019 May 23;5(2). pii: E42. doi: 10.3390/jof5020042.
Updated: 29th May 2019

Hamill MM, Mbazira KJ, Kiragga AN, Gaydos CA, Jett-Goheen M, Parkes-Ratanshi R, Manabe YC, Nakku-Joloba E, Rompalo A. Challenges of Rapid Plasma Reagin Interpretation in Syphilis Screening in Uganda: Variability in Nontreponemal Results Between Different Laboratories. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Dec;45(12):829-833. PMID: 29944643
Updated: 25th May 2019

Kiwanuka N, Mpendo J, Asiimwe S, Ssempiira J, Nalutaaya A, Nambuusi B, Wambuzi M, Kabuubi B, Namuniina A, Oporia F, Nanvubya A, Ssetaala A. A randomized trial to assess retention rates using mobile phone reminders versus physical contact tracing in a potential HIV vaccine efficacy population of fishing communities around Lake Victoria, Uganda. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 21;18(1):591. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3475-0. PubMed PMID: 30463524; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6249980.
Updated: 25th May 2019

Yegorov S, Galiwango RM, Good SV, Mpendo J, Tannich E, Boggild AK, Kiwanuka N, Bagaya BS, Kaul R. Schistosoma mansoni infection and socio-behavioural predictors of HIV risk: a cross-sectional study in women from Uganda. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 19;18(1):586. PMID: 30453907
Updated: 24th May 2019

Chammartin F, Zürcher K, Keiser O, Weigel R, Chu K, Kiragga AN, Ardura-Garcia C, Anderegg N, Laurent C, Cornell M, Tweya H, Haas AD, Rice BD, Geng EH, Fox MP, Hargreaves JR, Egger M. Outcomes of Patients Lost to Follow-up in African Antiretroviral Therapy Programs: Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 13;67(11):1643-1652. PMID: 29889240
Updated: 24th May 2019

Anguzu G, Flynn A, Musaazi J, Kasirye R, Atuhaire LK, Kiragga AN, Kabagenyi A, Mujugira A. Relationship between socioeconomic status and risk of sexually transmitted infections in Uganda: Multilevel analysis of a nationally representative survey. Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Nov 11:956462418804115. PMID: 30417749
Updated: 24th May 2019

Meya DB, Kiragga AN, Nalintya E, Morawski BM, Rajasingham R, Park BJ, Mubiru A, Kaplan JE, Manabe YC, Boulware DR; ORCAS study team. Reflexive laboratory-based cryptococcal antigen screening and preemptive fluconazole therapy for cryptococcal antigenemia in HIV-infected individuals with CD4 <100 cells/µL: a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomized trial. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Nov 5. PMID: 30399034
Updated: 24th May 2019

Mabonga E, Parkes-Ratanshi R, Riedel S, Nabweyambo S, Mbabazi O, Taylor C, Gaydos C, Manabe YC. Complete ciprofloxacin resistance in gonococcal isolates in an urban Ugandan clinic: findings from a cross-sectional study. Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Nov 4:956462418799017. PMID: 30392463
Updated: 24th May 2019

Kayongo A, Gonzalo-Gil E, Gümü?göz E, Niwaha AJ, Semitala F, Kalyesubula R, Bagaya BS, Joloba ML, Sutton RE. Brief Report: Identification of Elite and Viremic Controllers From a Large Urban HIV Ambulatory Center in Kampala, Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Nov 1;79(3):394-398. PMID: 30063647
Updated: 24th May 2019

Weissberg D, Mubiru F, Kambugu A, Fehr J, Kiragga A, von Braun A, Baumann A, Kaelin M, Sekaggya-Wiltshire C, Kamya M, Castelnuovo B. Ten years of antiretroviral therapy: Incidences, patterns and risk factors of opportunistic infections in an urban Ugandan cohort. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 1;13(11):e0206796. PMID: 30383836
Updated: 24th May 2019

Mayito J, Andia I, Belay M, Jolliffe DA, Kateete DP, Reece ST, Martineau AR. Anatomic and Cellular Niches for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Latent Tuberculosis Infection. J Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 30. PMID: 30376080
Updated: 24th May 2019

Byakika-Kibwika P, Nyakato P, Lamorde M, Kiragga AN. Assessment of parasite clearance following treatment of severe malaria with intravenous artesunate in Ugandan children enrolled in a randomized controlled clinical trial. Malar J. 2018 Oct 30;17(1):400. PMID: 30376860
Updated: 24th May 2019

Nabaggala MS, Parkes-Ratanshi R, Kasirye R, Kiragga A, Castlenuovo B, Ochaka I, Nakakawa L, Bena DA, Mujugira A. Re-engagement in HIV care following a missed visit in rural Uganda. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Oct 25;11(1):762. PMID: 30359290
Updated: 24th May 2019

Fily F, Ayikobua E, Ssemwanga D, Nicholas S, Kaleebu P, Delaugerre C, Pasquier E, Amoros Quiles I, Balkan S, Schramm B. HIV-1 drug resistance testing at second-line regimen failure in Arua, Uganda: avoiding unnecessary switch to an empiric third-line. Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Oct;23(10):1075-1083. PMID: 30058269
Updated: 24th May 2019

Kimuda SG, Biraro IABagaya BS, Raynes JG, Cose S. Characterising antibody avidity in individuals of varied Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection status using surface plasmon resonance. PLoS One. 2018 Oct 12;13(10):e0205102. PMID: 30312318
Updated: 24th May 2019

Misra MK, Augusto DG, Martin GM, Nemat-Gorgani N, Sauter J, Hofmann JA, Traherne JA, González-Quezada B, Gorodezky C, Bultitude WP, Marin W, Vierra-Green C, Anderson KM, Balas A, Caro-Oleas JL, Cisneros E, Colucci F, Dandekar R, Elfishawi SM, Fernández-Viña MA, Fouda M, González-Fernández R, Große A, Herrero-Mata MJ, Hollenbach SQ, Marsh SGE, Mentzer A, Middleton D, Moffett A, Moreno-Hidalgo MA, Mossallam GI, Nakimuli A, Oksenberg JR, Oppenheimer SJ, Parham P, Petzl-Erler ML, Planelles D, Sánchez-García F, Sánchez-Gordo F, Schmidt AH, Trowsdale J, Vargas LB, Vicario JL, Vilches C, Norman PJ, Hollenbach JA. Report from the Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors (KIR) component of the 17th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop. Hum Immunol. 2018 Oct 12.. PMID:30321631
Updated: 24th May 2019

Bayigga L, Kateete DP, Anderson DJ, Sekikubo M, Nakanjako D. Diversity of vaginal microbiota in sub-Saharan Africa and its effects on HIV transmission and prevention. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct 12. PMID: 30321529
Updated: 24th May 2019

Atherton RR, Cresswell FV, Ellis J, Skipper C, Tadeo KK, Mugumya G, Wadda V, Meya DB, Boulware DR. Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in urine by Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra: A useful adjunctive diagnostic tool in HIV-associated tuberculosis. Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Oct;75:92-94. PMID: 30031800
Updated: 24th May 2019

Kenneth S, Bangdiwala AS, Kwizera R, Kandole TK, Tugume L, Kiggundu R, Mpoza E, Nuwagira E, Williams DA, Lofgren SM, Abassi M, Musubire AK, Cresswell FV, Rhein J, Muzoora C, Hullsiek KH, Boulware DR, Meya DB; ASTRO-CM team. Symptomatic cryptococcal antigenemia presenting as early cryptococcal meningitis with negative CSF analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 25. PMID: 30256903
Updated: 24th May 2019

Egesa M, Lubyayi L, Jones FM, van Diepen A, Chalmers IW, Tukahebwa EM, Bagaya BS, Hokke CH, Hoffmann KF, Dunne DW, Elliott AM, Yazdanbakhsh M, Wilson S, Cose S. Antibody responses to Schistosoma mansoni schistosomula antigens. Parasite Immunol. 2018 Sep 21:e12591. PMID: 30239012
Updated: 24th May 2019

Egesa M, Lubyayi L, Tukahebwa EM, Bagaya BS, Chalmers IW, Wilson S, Hokke CH, Hoffmann KF, Dunne DW, Yazdanbakhsh M, Labuda LA, Cose S. Schistosoma mansoni schistosomula antigens induce Th1/Pro-inflammatory cytokine responses. Parasite Immunol. 2018 Sep 21:e12592. PMID: 30239006
Updated: 24th May 2019

Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha H, Kiragga AN, Yiannoutsos CT, Musick BS, Wools-Kaloustian KK, Ayaya S, Wolf H, Lugina E, Ssali J, Abrams EJ, Elul B; International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) East Africa Collaboration. Adolescent pregnancy at antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation: a critical barrier to retention on ART. J Int AIDS Soc. 2018 Sep;21(9):e25178. PMID: 30225908
Updated: 24th May 2019

Mpimbaza A, Walakira A, Ndeezi G, Katahoire A, Karamagi C, Nsobya SL, Tukwasibwe S, Asua V, Rosenthal PJ. Associations between erythrocyte polymorphisms and risks of uncomplicated and severe malaria in Ugandan children: A case control study. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 17;13(9):e0203229. PMID: 30222732
Updated: 24th May 2019

Muriuki JM, Mentzer AJ, Kimita W, Ndungu FM, Macharia AW, Webb EL, Lule SA, Morovat A, Hill AVS, Bejon P, Elliott AM, Williams TN, Atkinson SH. Iron Status and Associated Malaria Risk Among African Children. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 14. PMID: 30219845
Updated: 24th May 2019

Mpairwe H, Amoah AS. Parasites and allergy: Observations from Africa. Parasite Immunol. 2018 Sep 14:e12589. PMID: 30216486
Updated: 24th May 2019

Sanya RE, Nkurunungi G, Hoek Spaans R, Nampijja M, O'Hara G, Kizindo R, Oduru G, Kabuubi Nakawungu P, Niwagaba E, Abayo E, Kabagenyi J, Zziwa C, Nakazibwe E, Tumusiime J, Kaweesa J, Muwonge Kakooza F, Akello M, Lubyayi L, Verweij J, Nash S, van Ree R, Mpairwe H, Tukahebwa E, Webb EL, Elliott AM; LaVIISWA trial team. The impact of intensive versus standard anthelminthic treatment on allergy-related outcomes, helminth infection intensity and helminth-related morbidity in Lake Victoria fishing communities, Uganda: results from the LaVIISWA cluster randomised trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 8. PMID: 30202872
Updated: 24th May 2019

Bisaso KR, Karungi SA, Kiragga A, Mukonzo JK, Castelnuovo B. A comparative study of logistic regression based machine learning techniques for prediction of early virological suppression in antiretroviral initiating HIV patients. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2018 Sep 4;18(1):77. PMID: 30180893
Updated: 24th May 2019

Ellis J, Cresswell FV, Joshua R, Kenneth S, Boulware DR. Cryptococcal Meningitis and Tuberculous Meningitis Co-infection in HIV-Infected Ugandan Adults. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 29;5(8):ofy193. PMID: 30182032
Updated: 24th May 2019

Nalwoga A, Cose S, Nash S, Miley W, Asiki G, Kusemererwa S, Yarchoan R, Labo N, Whitby D, Newton R. Relationship Between Anemia, Malaria Coinfection, and Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Seropositivity in a Population-Based Study in Rural Uganda. J Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 24;218(7):1061-1065. PMID: 29741631
Updated: 24th May 2019

Pembrey L, Barreto ML, Douwes J, Cooper P, Henderson J, Mpairwe H, Ardura-Garcia C, Chico M, Brooks C, Cruz AA, Elliott AM, Figueiredo CA, Langan SM, Nassanga B, Ring S, Rodrigues L, Pearce N. Understanding asthma phenotypes: the World Asthma Phenotypes (WASP) international collaboration. ERJ Open Res. 2018 Aug 22;4(3). PMID: 30151371
Updated: 24th May 2019

Nasuuna E, Kigozi J, Babirye L, Muganzi A, Sewankambo NK, Nakanjako D. Low HIV viral suppression rates following the intensive adherence counseling (IAC) program for children and adolescents with viral failure in public health facilities in Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2018 Aug 22;18(1):1048. PMID: 30134880
Updated: 24th May 2019

Buhikire K, Voss J, Kigozi J, Nyakato P, Ankunda N, Kalebbo B, Musiitwa M, Muganzi A, Sewankambo NK, Nakanjako D. Reaching the First 90 in Uganda: Predictors of Success in Contacting and Testing the Named Sexual Partners of HIV+ Index Clients in Kiboga District. AIDS Behav. 2018 Aug;22(8):2458-2467. PMID: 29754266
Updated: 24th May 2019

Von Braun A, Sekaggya-Wiltshire C, Bachmann N, Ssemwanga D, Scherrer AU, Nanyonjo M, Kapaata A, Kaleebu P, Günthard HF, Castelnuovo B, Fehr J, Kambugu A. HIV-1 Drug Resistance Among Ugandan Adults Attending an Urban Out-Patient Clinic. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Aug 15;78(5):566-573. PMID: 29771783
Updated: 24th May 2019

Newton R, Labo N, Wakeham K, Marshall V, Roshan R, Nalwoga A, Sebina I, Muhangi L, Webb EL, Miley W, Rochford R, Elliott AM, Whitby D. Determinants of Gammaherpesvirus Shedding in Saliva Among Ugandan Children and Their Mothers. J Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 14;218(6):892-900. PMID: 29762709
Updated: 24th May 2019

Nash S, Tittle V, Abaasa A, Sanya RE, Asiki G, Hansen CH, Grosskurth H, Kapiga S, Grundy C; Lake Victoria Consortium for Health Research. The validity of an area-based method to estimate the size of hard-to-reach populations using satellite images: the example of fishing populations of Lake Victoria. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2018 Aug 13;15:11. PMID: 30123310
Updated: 24th May 2019

Atim F, Nagaddya T, Nakaggwa F, N-Mboowa MG, Kirabira P, Okiria JC. Agony resulting from cultural practices of canine bud extraction among children under five years in selected slums of Makindye: a cross sectional study. BMC Oral Health. 2018 Aug 7;18(1):133. doi: 10.1186/s12903-018-0599-y. PubMed PMID: 30086761; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6081831.
Updated: 24th May 2019

Wiltshire RM, Bergey CM, Kayondo JK, Birungi J, Mukwaya LG, Emrich SJ, Besansky NJ, Collins FH. Reduced-representation sequencing identifies small effective population sizes of Anopheles gambiae in the north-western Lake Victoria basin, Uganda. Malar J. 2018 Aug 6;17(1):285. PMID: 30081911
Updated: 24th May 2019

Nalwoga A, Miley W, Labo N, Elliott A, Cose S, Whitby D, Newton R. Age of Infection with Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus and Subsequent Antibody Values Among Children in Uganda. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Aug;37(8):e225-e228. PMID: 29369149
Updated: 24th May 2019

Neema S, Mongo Bua G, Tuhebwe D, Ssentongo J, Tumuhamye N, Mayega RW, Fishkin J, Atuyambe LM, Bazeyo W. Community Perspective on Policy Options for Resettlement Management: A Case Study of Risk Reduction in Bududa, Eastern Uganda. PLoS Curr. 2018 Jul 26;10. PMID: 30191081
Updated: 24th May 2019

Thorne L, Nalwoga A, Mentzer AJ, de Rougemont A, Hosmillo M, Webb E, Nampiija M, Muhwezi A, Carstensen T, Gurdasani D, Hill AV, Sandhu MS, Elliott A, Goodfellow I. The First Norovirus Longitudinal Seroepidemiological Study From Sub-Saharan Africa Reveals High Seroprevalence of Diverse Genotypes Associated With Host Susceptibility Factors. J Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 24;218(5):716-725. PMID: 29912471
Updated: 24th May 2019

Stanley IJ, Kajumbula H, Bazira J, Kansiime C, Rwego IB, Asiimwe BB. Multidrug resistance among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae carried in the gut of out-patients from pastoralist communities of Kasese district, Uganda. PLoS One. 2018 Jul 17;13(7):e0200093. PMID: 30016317
Updated: 24th May 2019

Ojja S, Kisaka S, Ediau M, Tuhebwe D, Kisakye AN, Halage AA, Mugambe RK, Mutyoba JN. Prevalence, intensity and factors associated with soil-transmitted helminths infections among preschool-age children in Hoima district, rural western Uganda. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 17;18(1):408. PMID: 30119650
Updated: 24th May 2019

Wadunde I, Tuhebwe D, Ediau M, Okure G, Mpimbaza A, Wanyenze RK. Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected children in Kabale district, Uganda: a cross sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jul 13;11(1):466. PMID: 30001748
Updated: 24th May 2019

Kotsakiozi P, Evans BR, Gloria-Soria A, Kamgang B, Mayanja M, Lutwama J, Le Goff G, Ayala D, Paupy C, Badolo A, Pinto J, Sousa CA, Troco AD, Powell JR. Population structure of a vector of human diseases: Aedes aegypti in its ancestral range, Africa. Ecol Evol. 2018 Jul 13;8(16):7835-7848. PMID: 30250667
Updated: 24th May 2019

Cresswell FV, Ssebambulidde K, Grint D, Te Brake L, Musabire A, Atherton RR, Tugume L, Muzoora C, Lukande R, Lamorde M, Aarnoutse R, Meya D, Boulware DR, Elliott AM. High dose oral and intravenous rifampicin for improved survival from adult tuberculous meningitis: a phase II open-label randomised controlled trial (the RifT study). Wellcome Open Res. 2018 Jul 10;3:83. PMID: 30175245
Updated: 24th May 2019

Lule SA, Namara B, Akurut H, Muhangi L, Lubyayi L, Nampijja M, Akello F, Tumusiime J, Aujo JC, Oduru G, Smeeth L, Elliott AM, Webb EL. Are birthweight and postnatal weight gain in childhood associated with blood pressure in early adolescence? Results from a Ugandan birth cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Jul 3. PMID: 29982658
Updated: 24th May 2019

Castelnuovo B, Mubiru F, Nakalema S, Twimukye A, Kiragga A. Describing the retention in care of human immunodeficiency virus-positive young adults who transition from adolescent to adult care. Int Health. 2018 Jul 1;10(4):318-320. PMID: 29401288
Updated: 24th May 2019