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Chronic oral ulceration and lip swelling after a long term stay in Guatemala: A diagnostic challenge. Lindner AK, Rickerts V, Kurth F, Wilmes D, Richter J. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2018 May - Jun;23:103-104.

Comment on "The optimal timing of post-treatment sampling for the assessment of anthelminthic drug efficacy against Ascaris infections in humans". Krücken J, Fraundorfer K, Mugisha JC, Ramünke S, Sifft KC, Geus D, Habarugira F, Ndoli J, Sendegeya A, Mukampunga C, Aebischer T, McKay-Demeler J, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2018 May 18;8(2):329-330.

Dietary patterns and type 2 diabetes among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and their compatriots in Ghana: the RODAM study. Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, de-Graft Aikins A, Addo J, Amoah SK, Smeeth L, Owusu-Dabo E, Spranger J, Agyemang C, Mockenhaupt FP, Beune E, Stronks K, Schulze MB, Danquah I. Nutr Diabetes. 2018 Apr 25;8(1):25.

Efficacy and safety of methylene blue in the treatment of malaria: a systematic Review. Lu G1, Nagbanshi M, Goldau N, Mendes Jorge M, Meissner P, Jahn A, Mockenhaupt FP, Müller O. BMC Med. 2018 Apr 25;16(1):59.

Ideal cardiovascular health among Ghanaian populations in three European countries and rural and urban Ghana: the RODAM study. van Nieuwenhuizen B, Zafarmand MH, Beune E, Meeks K, Aikins AD, Addo J, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Bahendeka S, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Spranger J, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Appiah LT, Smeeth L, Stronks K, Agyemang C. Intern Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 17. doi: 10.1007/s11739-018-1846-6. [Epub ahead of print].

Erythrocytic ferroportin reduces intracellular iron accumulation, hemolysis, and malaria risk. Zhang DL, Wu J, Shah BN, Greutélaers KC, Ghosh MC, Ollivierre H, Su XZ, Thuma PE, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP, Gordeuk VR, Rouault TA.Science. 2018 Mar 30;359(6383):1520-1523.

Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in sub-Saharan African populations - Comparative analysis of risk algorithms in the RODAM study. Boateng D, Agyemang C, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Schulze MB, Addo J, de-Graft Aikins A, Galbete C, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Agyei-Baffour P, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Spranger J, Kengne AP, Grobbee DE, Klipstein-Grobusch K. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 1;254:310-315.

Chronic kidney disease burden among African migrants in three European countries and in urban and rural Ghana: the RODAM cross-sectional study. Adjei DN, Stronks K, Adu D, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, Owuso-Dabo E, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mockenhaupt FP, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Spranger J, Bahendeka S, de-Graft Aikins A, Agyemang C. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jan 12. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfx347. [Epub ahead of print].

The common HAQ STING variant impairs cGAS-dependent antibacterial responses and is associated with susceptibility to Legionnaires' disease in humans. Ruiz-Moreno JS, Hamann L, Shah JA, Verbon A, Mockenhaupt FP, Puzianowska-Kuznicka M, Naujoks J, Sander LE, Witzenrath M, Cambier JC, Suttorp N, Schumann RR, Jin L, Hawn TR, Opitz B; CAPNETZ Study Group. PLoS Pathog. 2018 Jan 3;14(1):e1006829. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006829.

Highly sensitive and specific detection of Giardia duodenalis, Entamoeba histolytica, and Cryptosporidium spp. in human stool samples by the BD MAX™ Enteric Parasite Panel. Parčina M, Reiter-Owona I, Mockenhaupt FP, Vojvoda V, Gahutu JB, Hoerauf A, Ignatius R. Parasitol Res. 2018 Feb;117(2):447-451. doi: 10.1007/s00436-017-5720-7. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus management among Ghanaian migrants resident in three European countries and their compatriots in rural and urban Ghana - The RODAM study. Bijlholt M, Meeks KAC, Beune E, Addo J, Smeeth L, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Galbete C, de-Graft Aikins A, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Owusu-Dabo E, Spranger J, Mockenhaupt FP, Amoah SK, Bahendeka S, Stronks K, Agyemang C. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2018 Feb;136:32-38. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2017.11.032. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

Canine Leishmania infantum infection: an imported case in UK after staying in the Canary Islands. Dandrieux JRS, Sacchini F, Harms G, Globokar M, Balzer HJ, Pantchev N. Parasitol Res. 2017 Nov 21. doi: 10.1007/s00436-017-5681-x.

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: Postpartum adherence to Option B+ until 18 months in Western Uganda. Decker S, Rempis E, Schnack A, Braun V, Rubaihayo J, Busingye P, Tumwesigye NM, Harms G, Theuring S. PLoS One. 2017 Jun 29;12(6):e0179448.

Liposomal amphotericin B in travelers with cutaneous and muco-cutaneous leishmaniasis: Not a panacea. Guery R, Henry B, Martin-Blondel G, Rouzaud C, Cordoliani F, Harms G, Gangneux JP, Foulet F, Bourrat E, Baccard M, Morizot G, Consigny PH, Berry A, Blum J, Lortholary O, Buffet P; French Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Study group & the LeishMan Network. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Nov 20;11(11):e0006094.

Decreased emergence of HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in a cohort of Ugandan women initiating option B+ for PMTCT. Machnowska P, Hauser A, Meixenberger K, Altmann B, Bannert N, Rempis E, Schnack A, Decker S, Braun V, Busingye P, Rubaihayo J, Harms G, Theuring S. PLoS One. 2017 May 31;12(5):e0178297.

Association between socioeconomic position and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians in different geographic locations: the RODAM study. Addo J, Agyemang C, de-Graft Aikins A3, Beune E, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendaka S, Mockenhaupt FP, Owusu-Dabo E, Kunst A, Stronks K, Smeeth L. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017 Mar 27. pii: jech-2016-208322.

Peripheral insulin resistance rather than beta cell dysfunction accounts for geographical differences in impaired fasting blood glucose among sub-Saharan African individuals: findings from the RODAM study. Meeks KA, Stronks K, Adeyemo A, Addo J, Bahendeka S, Beune E, Owusu-Dabo E, Danquah I, Galbete C, Henneman P, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mockenhaupt FP, Osei K, Schulze MB, Spranger J, Smeeth L, Agyemang C. Diabetologia. 2017 May;60(5):854-864.

Intense pre-admission carriage and further acquisition of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae among patients and their caregivers in a tertiary hospital in Rwanda. Kurz MS, Bayingana C, Ndoli JM, Sendegeya A, Durst A, Pfüller R, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Feb;22(2):210-220.

Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Acquired in the Americas Through February 2016: A GeoSentinel Analysis. Hamer DH, Barbre KA, Chen LH, Grobusch MP, Schlagenhauf P, Goorhuis A, van Genderen PJ, Molina I, Asgeirsson H, Kozarsky PE, Caumes E, Hagmann SH, Mockenhaupt FP, Eperon G, Barnett ED, Bottieau E, Boggild AK, Gautret P, Hynes NA, Kuhn S, Lash RR, Leder K, Libman M, Malvy DJ, Perret C, Rothe C, Schwartz E, Wilder-Smith A, Cetron MS, Esposito DH; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Jan 17;166(2):99-108.

Asymptomatic only at first sight: malaria infection among schoolchildren in highland Rwanda. Sifft KC, Geus D, Mukampunga C, Mugisha JC, Habarugira F, Fraundorfer K, Bayingana C, Ndoli J, Umulisa I, Karema C von Samson-Himmelstjerna G, Aebischer T, Martus P, Sendegeya A, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Malar J. 2016 Nov 14;15(1):553.

Option B+ for prevention of vertical HIV transmission has no influence on adverse birth outcomes in a cross-sectional cohort in Western Uganda. Rempis EM, Schnack A, Decker S, Braun V, Rubaihayo J, Tumwesigye NM, Busingye P, Harms G, Theuring S. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017 Mar 7;17(1):82.

Screening for infectious diseases among unaccompanied minor refugees in Berlin, 2014-2015. Theuring S, Friedrich-Jänicke B, Pörtner K, Trebesch I, Durst A, Dieckmann S, Steiner F, Harms G, Mockenhaupt FP.  Eur J Epidemiol. 2016 Jul;31(7):707-10. doi: 10.1007/s10654-016-0187-x. Epub 2016 Jul 23.

Comparison of Leishmania typing results obtained from 16 European clinical laboratories in 2014.
Van der Auwera G, Bart A, Chicharro C, Cortes S, Davidsson L, Di Muccio T, Dujardin JC, Felger I, Paglia MG, Grimm F, Harms G, Jaffe CL, Manser M, Ravel C, Robert-Gangneux F, Roelfsema J17, Töz S18, Verweij JJ, Chiodini PL. Euro Surveill. 2016 Dec 8;21(49):1-11.

Artemisinin Resistance-Associated K13 Polymorphisms of Plasmodium falciparum in Southern Rwanda, 2010-2015. Tacoli C, Gai PP, Bayingana C, Sifft K, Geus D, Ndoli J, Sendegeya A, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Nov 2;95(5):1090-1093.

At Home with Mastomys and Rattus: Human-Rodent Interactions and Potential for Primary Transmission of Lassa Virus in Domestic Spaces. Bonwitt J, Sáez AM, Lamin J, Ansumana R, Dawson M, Buanie J, Lamin J, Sondufu D, Borchert M, Sahr F, Fichet-Calvet E, Brown H. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Apr;96(4):935-943. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 10;16:263.

High prevalence of IgG antibodies to Ebola virus in the Efé pygmy population in the Watsa region, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mulangu S, Borchert M, Paweska J, Tshomba A, Afounde A, Kulidri A, Swanepoel R, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Van der Stuyft P. Ecohealth. 2016 Jun;13(2):234-47. doi: 10.1007/s10393-016-1098-8. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

Highly specific detection of Cryptosporidium spp. oocysts in human stool samples by undemanding and inexpensive phase contrast microscopy. Ignatius R, Klemm T, Zander S, Gahutu JB, Kimmig P, Mockenhaupt FP, Regnath T. Parasitol Res. 2016 Mar;115(3):1229-34.

Rat-atouille: A Mixed Method Study to Characterize Rodent Hunting and Consumption in the Context of Lassa Fever. Bonwitt J, Kelly AH, Ansumana R, Agbla S, Sahr F, Saez AM, Borchert M, Kock R, Fichet-Calvet E. Ecohealth. 2016 Jun;13(2):234-47.

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Option B+ Era: Uptake and Adherence During Pregnancy in Western Uganda. Schnack A, Rempis E, Decker S, Braun V, Rubaihayo J, Busingye P, Tumwesigye NM, Harms G, Theuring S. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2016 Mar;30(3):110-8.

Smoking prevalence differs by location of residence among Ghanaians in Africa and Europe: The RODAM study. Brathwaite R, Addo J, Kunst AE, Agyemang C, Owusu-Dabo E, de-Graft Aikins A, Beune E, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendeka S, Mockenhaupt FP, Amoah S, Galbete C, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Smeeth L. PLoS One. 2017 May 5;12(5):e0177291.

Transmission of HIV in Option B+ Era: Uptake and Adherence During Pregnancy in Western Uganda.
Schnack A, Rempis E, Decker S, Braun V, Rubaihayo J, Busingye P, Tumwesigye NM, Harms G, Theuring S.
AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2016 Mar;30(3):110-8.

Schistosomiasis Screening of Travelers to Corsica, France. Gautret P, Mockenhaupt FP, von Sonnenburg F, Rothe C, Libman M, Van De Winkel K, Bottieau E, Grobusch MP, Hamer DH, Esposito DH, Parola P, Schlagenhauf P; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;22(1):159.

High carriage rate of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae at presentation and follow-up among travellers with gastrointestinal complaints returning from India and Southeast Asia. Barreto Miranda I, Ignatius R, Pfüller R, Friedrich-Jänicke B, Steiner F, Paland M, Dieckmann S, Schaufler K, Wieler LH, Guenther S, Mockenhaupt FP. J Travel Med. 2016 Feb 8;23(2):tav024.

Profile of illness in Syrian refugees: A GeoSentinel analysis, 2013 to 2015. Mockenhaupt FP, Barbre KA, Jensenius M, Larsen CS, Barnett ED, Stauffer W, Rothe C, Asgeirsson H, Hamer DH, Esposito DH, Gautret P, Schlagenhauf P. Euro Surveill. 2016;21(10):30160.

Screening for infectious diseases among unaccompanied minor refugees in Berlin, 2014-2015. Theuring S, Friedrich-Jänicke B, Pörtner K, Trebesch I, Durst A, Dieckmann S, Steiner F, Harms G, Mockenhaupt FP. Eur J Epidemiol. 2016 Jul;31(7):707-10.

Extending the "social": anthropological contributions to the study of viral haemorrhagic fevers. Brown H, Kelly AH, Marí Sáez A, Fichet-Calvet E, Ansumana R, Bonwitt J, Magassouba N, Sahr F, Borchert M. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr 16;9(4).

Matrix metalloproteinase-9 polymorphism 1562 C > T (rs3918242) associated with protection against placental malaria. Apoorv TS, Babu PP, Meese S, Gai PP, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jul;93(1):186-8.

Age-dependent decline and association with stunting of Giardia duodenalis infection among schoolchildren in rural Huye district, Rwanda. Heimer J, Staudacher O, Steiner F, Kayonga Y, Havugimana JM, Musemakweri A, Harms G, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Acta Trop. 2015 May;145:17-22.

Lack of effect of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy and intense drug resistance in western Uganda. Braun V, Rempis E, Schnack A, Decker S, Rubaihayo J, Tumwesigye NM, Theuring S, Harms G, Busingye P, Mockenhaupt FP. Malar J. 2015 Sep 26;14:372.

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Isiro, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2012: Signs and Symptoms, Management and Outcomes. Kratz T, Roddy P, Tshomba Oloma A, Jeffs B, Pou Ciruelo D, de la Rosa O, Borchert M.v PLoS One. 2015 Jun 24;10(6):e0129333.

Losing women along the path to safe motherhood: why is there such a gap between women's use of antenatal care and skilled birth attendance? A mixed methods study in northern Uganda. Anastasi E, Borchert M, Campbell OM, Sondorp E, Kaducu F, Hill O, Okeng D, Odong VN, Lange IL. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Nov 4;15:287.

Comparison of 454 Ultra-Deep Sequencing and Allele-Specific Real-Time PCR with Regard to the Detection of Emerging Drug-Resistant Minor HIV-1 Variants after Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for Vertical Transmission. Hauser A, Kuecherer C, Kunz A, Dabrowski PW, Radonić A, Nitsche A, Theuring S, Bannert N, Sewangi J, Mbezi P, Dugange F, Harms G, Meixenberger K. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 15;10(10):e0140809.

Official invitation letters to promote male partner attendance and couple voluntary HIV counselling and testing in antenatal care: an implementation study in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. Jefferys LF, Nchimbi P, Mbezi P, Sewangi J, Theuring S. Reprod Health. 2015 Oct 15;12:95.

Efficacy and safety of triple combination therapy with artesunate-amodiaquine-methylene blue for falciparum malaria in children: a randomized controlled trial in Burkina Faso. Coulibaly B, Pritsch M, Bountogo M, Meissner PE, Nebié E, Klose C, Kieser M, Berens-Riha N, Wieser A, Sirima SB, Breitkreutz J, Schirmer RH, Sié A, Mockenhaupt FP, Drakeley C, Bousema T, Müller O. J Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 1;211(5):689-97.

Travel-associated infection presenting in Europe (2008-12): an analysis of EuroTravNet longitudinal, surveillance data, and evaluation of the effect of the pre-travel consultation. Schlagenhauf P, Weld L, Goorhuis A, Gautret P, Weber R, von Sonnenburg F, Lopez-Vélez R, Jensenius M, Cramer JP, Field VK, Odolini S, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Chappuis F, Malvy D, van Genderen PJ, Mockenhaupt F, Jauréguiberry S, Smith C, Beeching NJ, Ursing J, Rapp C, Parola P, Grobusch MP; EuroTravNet. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;15(1):55-64.

Skin and soft tissue infections in intercontinental travellers and the import of multi-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to Europe. Nurjadi D, Friedrich-Jänicke B, Schäfer J, Van Genderen PJ, Goorhuis A, Perignon A, Neumayr A, Mueller A, Kantele A, Schunk M, Gascon J, Stich A, Hatz C, Caumes E, Grobusch MP, Fleck R, Mockenhaupt FP, Zanger P. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Jun;21(6):567.

Age-dependent decline and association with stunting of Giardia duodenalis infection among schoolchildren in rural Huye district, Rwanda. Heimer J, Staudacher O, Steiner F, Kayonga Y, Havugimana JM, Musemakweri A, Harms G, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Acta Trop. 2015 May;145:17-22.

High prevalence of anaemia among African migrants in Germany persists after exclusion of iron deficiency and erythrocyte polymorphisms. Heimer J, Staudacher O, Steiner F, Kayonga Y, Havugimana JM, Musemakweri A, Harms G, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2015 Sep;20(9):1180-1189.

Lack of effect of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy and intense drug resistance in western Uganda. Braun V, Rempis E, Schnack A, Decker S, Rubaihayo J, Tumwesigye NM, Theuring S, Harms G, Busingye P, Mockenhaupt FP. Malar J. 2015 Sep 26;14:372.

Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Polymorphism 1562 C > T (rs3918242) Associated with Protection Against Placental Malaria. Apoorv TS, Babu PP, Meese S, Gai PP, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jul;93(1):186-8.

A Dietary Pattern Derived by Reduced Rank Regression is Associated with Type 2 Diabetes in An Urban Ghanaian Population. Frank LK, Jannasch F, Kröger J, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP, Schulze MB, Danquah I. Nutrients. 2015 Jul 7;7(7):5497-514.

Vitamin A: potential misclassification of vitamin A status among patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension in urban Ghana. Danquah I, Dobrucky CL, Frank LK, Henze A, Amoako YA, Bedu-Addo G, Raila J, Schulze MB, Mockenhaupt FP, Schweigert FJ. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Jul;102(1):207-14.

Emergence of trimethoprim resistance gene dfrG in Staphylococcus aureus causing human infection and colonization in sub-Saharan Africa and its import to Europe. Nurjadi D, Olalekan AO, Layer F3, Shittu AO, Alabi A, Ghebremedhin B, Schaumburg F, Hofmann-Eifler J, Van Genderen PJ, Caumes E, Fleck R, Mockenhaupt FP, Herrmann M, Kern WV, Abdulla S, Grobusch MP, Kremsner PG, Wolz C, Zanger P. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Sep;69(9):2361-8.

Investigating the zoonotic origin of the West African Ebola epidemic. Marí Saéz A, Weiss S, Nowak K, Lapeyre V, Zimmermann F, Düx A, Kühl HS, Kaba M, Regnaut S, Merkel K, Sachse A, Thiesen U, Villányi L, Boesch C, Dabrowski PW, Radonić A, Nitsche A, Leendertz SA, Petterson S, Becker S, Krähling V, Couacy-Hymann E, Akoua-Koffi C, Weber N, Schaade L, Fahr J, Borchert M, Gogarten JF, Calvignac-Spencer S, Leendertz FH. EMBO Mol Med. 2015 Jan;7(1):17-23.

Reduced prevalence of Giardia duodenalis in iron-deficient Rwandan children. Danquah I, Gahutu JB, Ignatius R, Musemakweri A, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 May;19(5):563-7.

Soil-transmitted helminths in southern highland Rwanda: associated factors and effectiveness of school-based preventive chemotherapy. Staudacher O, Heimer J, Steiner F, Kayonga Y, Havugimana JM, Ignatius R, Musemakweri A, Ngabo F, Harms G, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jul;19(7):812-24.

Anaemia, iron deficiency and a common polymorphism of iron-regulation, TMPRSS6 rs855791, in Rwandan children. Danquah I, Gahutu JB, Zeile I, Musemakweri A, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jan;19(1):117-22.

No association of the p53 codon 72 polymorphism with malaria in Ghanaian primiparae and Rwandan children. Gai PP, Meese S, Bedu-Addo G, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jun;90(6):1133-4.

Detection of Giardia duodenalis assemblage A and B isolates by immunochromatography in stool samples from Rwandan children. Ignatius R, Gahutu JB, Klotz C, Musemakweri A, Aebischer T, Mockenhaupt FP. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Oct;20(10):O783-5.

Illness in travelers returned from Brazil: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. Wilson ME, Chen LH, Han PV, Keystone JS, Cramer JP, Segurado A, Hale D, Jensenius M, Schwartz E, von Sonnenburg F, Leder K; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 May;58(10):1347-56.

Rationale and cross-sectional study design of the Research on Obesity and type 2 Diabetes among African Migrants: the RODAM study. Agyemang C, Beune E, Meeks K, Owusu-Dabo E, Agyei-Baffour P, Aikins Ad, Dodoo F, Smeeth L, Addo J, Mockenhaupt FP, Amoah SK, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Spranger J, Nicolaou M, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Burr T, Henneman P, Mannens MM, van Straalen JP, Bahendeka S, Zwinderman AH, Kunst AE, Stronks K. BMJ Open. 2014 Mar 21;4(3):e004877.

Soil-transmitted helminths in southern highland Rwanda: associated factors and effectiveness of school-based preventive chemotherapy. Staudacher O1, Heimer J, Steiner F, Kayonga Y, Havugimana JM, Ignatius R, Musemakweri A, Ngabo F, Harms G, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jul;19(7):812-24.

Reduced prevalence of placental malaria in primiparae with blood group O. Bedu-Addo G, Gai PP, Meese S, Eggelte TA, Thangaraj K, Mockenhaupt FP. Malar J. 2014 Jul 28;13:289. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-289.

Dietary patterns in urban Ghana and risk of type 2 diabetes. Frank LK, Kröger J, Schulze MB, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP, Danquah I. Br J Nutr. 2014 Jul 14;112(1):89-98.

The challenge of referring HIV-positive pregnant women with treatment indication from PMTCT to ART services: a retrospective follow-up study in Mbeya, Tanzania. Theuring S, Sewangi J, Nchimbi P, Harms G, Mbezi P. AIDS Care. 2014;26(7):850-6.

Reducedprevalence of Giardia duodenalis in iron-deficient Rwandan children. Danquah I, Gahutu JB, Ignatius R, Musemakweri A, Mockenhaupt FP. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 May;19(5):563-7.

Detection of Giardia duodenalis assemblage A and B isolates by immunochromatography in stool samples from Rwandan children. Ignatius R, Gahutu JB, Klotz C, Musemakweri A, Aebischer T, Mockenhaupt FP. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Oct;20(10):O783-5.

LeishMan Recommendations for Treatment of Cutaneous and Mucosal Leishmaniasis in Travelers, 2014. Blum J, Buffet P, Visser L, Harms G, Bailey MS, Caumes E, Clerinx J, van Thiel PP, Morizot G, Hatz C, Dorlo TP, Lockwood DN. J Travel Med. 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):116-29.

The TCF7L2 rs7903146 (T) allele is associated with type 2 diabetes in urban Ghana: a hospital-based case--control study. Danquah I, Othmer T, Frank LK, Bedu-Addo G, Schulze MB, Mockenhaupt FP. BMC Med Genet. 2013 Sep 23;14:96. doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-14-96.

Acute Schistosomiasis in European Students Returning From Fieldwork at Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania.
Steiner F, Ignatius R, Friedrich-Jaenicke B, Dieckmann S, Harms G, Poppert S, Mockenhaupt FP. J Travel Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;20(6):380-3.

Giardia duodenalis Arginine Deiminase Modulates the Phenotype and Cytokine Secretion of Human Dendritic Cells by Depletion of Arginine and Formation of Ammonia. Banik S, Renner Viveros P, Seeber F, Klotz C, Ignatius R, Aebischer T. Infect Immun. 2013 Jul;81(7):2309-17.

The Attenuated Brucella abortus Strain 19 Invades, Persists in, and Activates Human Dendritic Cells, and Induces the Secretion of IL-12p70 but Not IL-23. Weinhold M, Eisenblätter M, Jasny E, Fehlings M, Finke A, Gayum H, Rüschendorf U, Renner Viveros P, Moos V, Allers K, Schneider T, Schaible UE, Schumann RR, Mielke ME, Ignatius R. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 21;8(6):e65934.

Dendritic cells from human mesenteric lymph nodes in inflammatory and non-inflammatory bowel diseases: subsets and function of plasmacytoid dendritic cells. Hostmann A, Kapp K, Beutner M, Ritz JP, Loddenkemper C, Ignatius R, Duchmann R, Daum S, Gröne J, Hotz H, Buhr HJ, Zeitz M, Ullrich R. Immunology. 2013 May;139(1):100-8.

An ATP2B4 Polymorphism Protects Against Malaria in Pregnancy.  Bedu-Addo G, Meese S, Mockenhaupt FP. J Infect Dis. 2013 May 15;207(10):1600-3.

Clinical complexity of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis infections amongst travelers. Eichner S, Thoma-Uszynski S, Herrgott I, Sebald H, Debus A, Tsianakas A, Ehrchen J, Harms G, Simon M, Sunderkötter C, Bogdan C. Eur J Dermatol. 2013 Apr 1;23(2):218-23.

Fifteen years of the tropEd Masters in International Health programme: what has it delivered? Results of an alumni survey of masters students in international health. Gerstel L, Zwanikken PA, Hoffman A, Diederichs C, Borchert M, Peterhans B. Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Mar;18(3):377-84.

Hematological Changes in Women and Infants Exposed to an AZT-Containing Regimen for Prevention of Mother-to-Child-Transmission of HIV in Tanzania. Ziske J, Kunz A, Sewangi J, Lau I, Dugange F, Hauser A, Kirschner W, Harms G, Theuring S. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e55633.

Clinical manifestations and case management of Ebola haemorrhagic fever caused by a newly identified virus strain, Bundibugyo, Uganda, 2007-2008. Roddy P, Howard N, Van Kerkhove MD, Lutwama J, Wamala J, Yoti Z, Colebunders R, Palma PP, Sterk E, Jeffs B, Van Herp M, Borchert M. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e52986.

Risk of immunodeficiency virus infection may increase with vaccine-induced immune response. Tenbusch M, Ignatius R, Temchura V, Nabi G, Tippler B, Stewart-Jones G, Salazar AM, Sauermann Ü, Stahl-Hennig C, Uberla K. J Virol. 2012 Oct;86(19):10533-9.

Local or systemic treatment for New World cutaneous leishmaniasis? Re-evaluating the evidence for the risk of mucosal leishmaniasis. Blum J, Lockwood DN, Visser L, Harms G, Bailey MS, Caumes E, Clerinx J, van Thiel PP, Morizot G, Hatz C, Buffet P. Int Health. 2012 Sep;4(3):153-63.

Zidovudine Exposure in HIV-1 Infected Tanzanian Women Increases Mitochondrial DNA Levels in Placenta and Umbilical Cords. Kunz A, von Wurmb-Schwark N, Sewangi J, Ziske J, Lau I, Mbezi P, Theuring S, Hauser A, Dugange F, Katerna A, Harms G. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e41637.

High Prevalence of Giardia duodenalis Assemblage B Infection and Association with Underweight in Rwandan Children. Ignatius R, Gahutu JB, Klotz C, Steininger C, Shyirambere C, Lyng M, Musemakweri A, Aebischer T, Martus P, Harms G, Mockenhaupt FP. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(6):e1677.

Uncommon manifestation of a mixed-species malaria infection: cryptic falciparum malaria in a traveler with successfully treated tertian malaria Menner N, Borchert M, Dieckmann S, Ignatius R, Mockenhaupt FP. J Travel Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;19(2):133-5.

Diabetes mellitus type 2 in urban Ghana: characteristics and associated factors. Danquah I, Bedu-Addo G, Terpe KJ, Micah F, Amoako YA, Awuku YA, Dietz E, van der Giet M, Spranger J, Mockenhaupt FP.BMC Public Health. 2012 Mar 20;12:210.

Mutations of complement lectin pathway genes MBL2 and MASP2 associated with placental malaria. Holmberg V, Onkamo P, Lahtela E, Lahermo P, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP, Meri S. Malar J. 2012 Mar 2;11:61.

Mannose-binding lectin and Toll-like receptor polymorphisms and Chagas disease in Chile. Weitzel T, Zulantay I, Danquah I, Hamann L, Schumann RR, Apt W, Mockenhaupt FP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Feb;86(2):229-32.

Emergence of Minor Drug-Resistant HIV-1 Variants after Triple Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for Prevention of Vertical HIV-1 Transmission. Hauser A, Sewangi J, Mbezi P, Dugange F, Lau I, Ziske J, Theuring S, Kuecherer C, Harms G, Kunz A. PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e32055.

Localized Leishmanial Lymphadenopathy: An Unusual Manifestation of Leishmaniasis in a Traveler in Southern Europe. Ignatius R, Loddenkemper C, Woitzik J, Schneider T, Harms G. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011 Aug;11(8):1213-5.

Treatment of imported New World cutaneous leishmaniasis in Germany. Harms G, Scherbaum H, Reiter-Owona I, Stich A, Richter J. Int J Dermatol. 2011 Nov;50(11):1336-42.

Modulation of the CD4+ T-Cell Response by Helicobacter pylori Depends on Known Virulence Factors and Bacterial Cholesterol and Cholesterol {alpha}-Glucoside Content. Beigier-Bompadre M1, Moos V, Belogolova E, Allers K, Schneider T, Churin Y, Ignatius R, Meyer TF, Aebischer T. J Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;204(9):1339-48.

Difficulties leaving home: A cross-sectional study of delays in seeking emergency obstetric care in Herat, Afghanistan. Hirose A, Borchert M, Niksear H, Alkozai AS, Cox J, Gardiner J, Osmani KR, Filippi V. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Oct;73(7):1003-13.

Mucosal Leishmania infantum infection. Richter J, Hanus I, Häussinger D, Löscher T, Harms G. Parasitol Res. 2011 Sep;109(3):959-62.

Amoebic liver abscess with negative serologic markers for Entamoeba histolytica: mind the gap! Marn H, Ignatius R, Tannich E, Harms G, Schürmann M, Dieckmann S. Infection. 2012 Feb;40(1):87-91.