2020

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Allwood BW, van der Zalm MM, Amaral AFS, Byrne A, Datta S, Egere U, Evans CA, Evans D, Gray DM, Hoddinott G, Ivanova O, Jones R, Makanda G, Marx FM, Meghji J, Mpagama S, Pasipanodya JG, Rachow A, Shoemn I, Stek C, van Kampen S, von Delft D, Walker NF, Wallis RS, Mortimer K.
Post-tuberculosis lung heath: perspectives from the First International Symposium
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2020;24(8):820-828. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.20.0067.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32912387/
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Lee GO, Comina G, Hernandez-Cordova G, Naik N, Gayoso O, Ticona E, Coronel J, Evans CA, Zimic M, Paz-Soldan VA, Gilman RH, Oberhelman R.
Cough dynamics in adults receiving TB treatment
PLoS ONE 2020;15(6):e0231167. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231167. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32511248.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32511248/
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Datta S, Gilman RH, Montoya R, Quevedo Cruz L, Valencia T, Huff D, Saunders MJ, Evans CA.
Quality of Life, TB and Treatment Outcome; A Case-Control and Nested Cohort Study
European Respiratory Journal 2020;56(2):1900495. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00495-2019.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32366485/
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Datta S, Evans CA.
The uncertainty of TB diagnosis (Editorial).
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2020; 20(9):1002-1004. doi: 10.1016/ S1473-3099(20)30400-X
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32437698/
Alternative open access: https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/laninf/PIIS1473-3099(20)30400-X.pdf
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Saunders MJ, Evans CA.
COVID-19, tuberculosis, and poverty: preventing a perfect storm (Editorial)
European Respiratory Journal 2020: 56(1): 2001348. doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01348-2020
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32444399/
Alternative open access: https://erj.ersjournals.com/content/erj/early/2020/05/19/13993003.01348-2020.full.pdf
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Rowneki M, Aronson N, Du P, Sachs P, Blakemore R, Chakravorty S, Levy S, Jones AL, Trivedi G, Chebore S, Addo D, Byarugaba DK, Njobvu PD, Wabwire-Mangen F, Erima B, Ramos ES, Evans CA, Hale B, Mancuso JD, Alland D.
Detection of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis by high-throughput sequencing of DNA isolated from acid fast bacilli smears
PLoS One 2020;15(5):e0232343. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232343.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32384098/
Alternative open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32384098/
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Martinez L, Cords O, Horsburgh CR, Andrews JR, Pediatric TB Contact Studies Consortium*.
Acuna-Villaorduna C, Desai Ahuja S, Altet N, Augusto O, Baliashvili D, Basu S, Becerra M, Bonnet M, Henry Boom W, Borgdorff M, Boulahbal F, Carvalho ACC, Cayla JA, Chakhaia T, Chan PC, Cohen T, Croda J, Datta S, Del Corral H, Denholm JT, Dietze R, Dobler CC, Donkor S, Egere U, Ellner JJ, Espinal M, Evans CA, Fang CT, Fielding K, Fox GJ, Garcà ­a LF, Garcà ­a-Basteiro AL, Geis S, Graham SM, Grandjean L, Hannoun D, Hatherill M, Hauri AM, Hesseling AC, Hill PC, Huang LM, Huerga H, Hussain R, Jarlsberg L, Jones-L ópez EC, Kato S, Kato-Maeda M, Kampmann B, Kirchner HL, Kritski A, Lange C, Lee CH, Lee LN, Lee MR, Lemos AC, Lienhardt C, Ling DL, Liu Q, Lo NC, Long R, Lopez-Varela E, Lu P, Magee M, Malone LL, Mandalakas AM, Martinson NA, Mazahir R, Murray MB, Netto EM, Otero L, Parsonnet J, Reingold A, Schaaf HS, Seddon JA, Sharma S, Singh J, Singh S, Sloot R, Sotgiu G, Stein CM, Iqbal NT, Triasih R, Trieu L, van der Loeff MFS, Van der Stuyft P, van Schalkwyk C, Vashishtha R, Verhagen LM, Villalba JA, Wang JY, Whalen CC, Yoshiyama T, Zar HJ, Zellweger JP, Zhu L.
The risk of tuberculosis in children after close exposure: a systematic review and individual-participant meta-analysis.
Lancet 2020;395(10228):973-984. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30166-5
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32199484
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Heitzinger K, Hawes SE, Rocha CA, Alvarez C, Evans CA.
Assessment of the feasibility and acceptability of using water pasteurization indicators to increase access to safe drinking water in the Peruvian Amazon
American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2020;103(1):455-464 doi:10.4269/ajtmh.18-0963
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32372750
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Shibabaw A, Gelaw B, Kelley HV, Tesfaye E, Balada-Llasat JM, Evans CA, Torrelles JB, Wang SH, Tessema B.
MDR/XDR-TB colour test for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Northwest Ethiopia
International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2020;90:213-218. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.10.041.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31689528
Alternative open access: https://www.ijidonline.com/article/S1201-9712(19)30435-7/fulltext
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Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Datta S, Montoya R, Ramos E, Baldwin MR, Tovar MA, Evans BEW, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A household-level score to predict the risk of TB among contacts of patients with tuberculosis: a derivation and external validation prospective cohort study
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2020;20(1):10-122. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30423-2. Epub 2019 Oct 31
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31678031
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ABSTRACTS

ABSTRACT. Kreniske JS, Montoya R, Lozano A, Tapia P, Patrocinio R, Evans CA, Datta S.
A Tuberculosis and the Venezuelan Migration in Peru: towards a community-informed intervention
International Conference of the American-Thoracic-Society (ATS), Electr Network, 10 Nov 2020 (10 Oct 2020 Conference).
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine;201:2.
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2019

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Datta S, Evans CA.
Healthy survival after tuberculosis (editorial/comment)
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2019;19(10):1045-1047. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30387-1.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31324515 (free registration needed to download PDF)
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Mekonnen B, Mihret A, Getahun M, Hailu T, Sidiki S, V Kelley H, Scordo JM, Hunt WG, Pan X, Balada-Llasat JM, Gebreyes W, Evans CA, Aseffa A, Torrelles JB, Wang SH, Abebe T.
Evaluation of the tuberculosis culture color plate test for rapid detection of drug susceptible and drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a resource-limited Setting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
PLoS ONE 2019;14(5):e0215679. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215679.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31136575/
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Datta S, Alvarado K, Gilman RH, Valencia T, Aparicio C, Ramos ES, Montoya R, Evans CA.
Optimising fluorescein diacetate sputum smear microscopy for assessing patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
PLoS ONE 2019;14(4):e0214131. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214131.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31039160
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Saunders MJ, Evans CA.
Ending tuberculosis through prevention (Editorial)
New England Journal of Medicine 2019;380(11):1073-1074. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe1901656.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30865803
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Shibabaw A, Gelaw B, Kelley H, Balada-Llasat JM, Evans CA, Wang SH, Torrelles JB, Tessema B.
Accuracy of the color plate micro-colony detection for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in Northwest Ethiopia
Tuberculosis 2019;114:54-60. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2018.11.007.
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Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Collier D, Baldwin MR, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Active and passive case-finding in tuberculosis-affected households in Peru: a 10-year prospective cohort study
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2019;19(5):519-528. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30753-9.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30910427
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ABSTRACTS

2019 abstracts IUATLD Hyderabad
ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Datta S, Wingfield T, Huff D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Tovar MA, Gilman RH, Lewis JJ, Evans CA.
Socioeconomic support to improve tuberculosis screening and preventive therapy completion in TB-affected households in Peru: a cluster randomised trial
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases 2019; 23(10 Suppl 1): S581. Oral prize late-breaker presentation at Union/CDC late breaker session on tuberculosis at 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Hyderabad, 2019. https://hyderabad.worldlunghealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
This research was presented at the Official Conference Press Conference on TB Prevention: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPXiJ43gbh0
and highlighted in the scientific highlights of the conference: https://hyderabad.worldlunghealth.org/2019/11/scientific-highlights-saturday-2-november/
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ABSTRACT. Evans CA.
The CRESIPT trial: a comprehensive approach to addressing TB-related stigma in Peru
Invited oral presentation SP-66-E2, 2 November 2019.
In Proceedings of the 50th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October – 2 November 2019; Hyderabad, India.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2019;23(10 Suppl 1):S60-61.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Quevedo Cruz L, Montoya R, Valencia A, Picoy J, Otero L, Valencia T, Tovar MA, Saunders M, Evans CA, Datta S.
Is there consent bias in the evidence generated from studies assessing socio-economic interventions to prevent TB?
Poster display presentation PS-20-718-0, 1 November 2019.
In Proceedings of the 50th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October – 2 November 2019; Hyderabad, India.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2019;23(10 Suppl 1):S379.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wilson JP, Valencia T, Montoya R, Ramos ES, Avarado K, Bernaola L, Bailón N, Herrera B, Datta S, Evans CA.
Diagnostic sensitivity and time-to-detection (TTD): a direct comparison between the MDR/XDR-TB colour test and established liquid and solid culture techniques
Short oral presentation SOA-16-1164-02, 2 November 2019.
In Proceedings of the 50th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October – 2 November 2019; Hyderabad, India.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2019;23(10 Suppl 1):S444.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wilson JP, Valencia T, Montoya R, Ramos ES, Alvarado K, Bernaola L, Bailón N, Herrera B, Datta S, Evans CA.
Comparison of direct vs. indirect assays to diagnose isoniazid and rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis
Poster display presentation PS-29-813-02, 2 November 2019.
In Proceedings of the 50th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October – 2 November 2019; Hyderabad, India.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2019;23(10 Suppl 1):S499.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Bailón N, Ramos ES, Alvarado K, Bernaola L, Wilson JP, Talavera S, Montoya R, Valencia T, Evans CA, Datta S.
The addition of filter paper during the staining of sputum smears for tuberculosis microscopy is an unnecessary step
Poster display presentation PS-29-814-02, 2 November 2019.
In Proceedings of the 50th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October – 2 November 2019; Hyderabad, India.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2019;23(10 Suppl 1):S499-500.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Newby RE, Chiappe Gonzalez A, Rondan PL, Cucho C, Huaroto Valdivia LM, Ramos ES, Datta S, Evans CA, Soria J, Zunt J.
Diagnosis of tuberculosis meningitis in patients in a national hospital in Lima, Peru
Poster display presentation PS-29-820-02, 2 November2019.
In Proceedings of the 50th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October – 2 November 2019; Hyderabad, India.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2019;23(10 Suppl 1):S503.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/20191101_UNION2019_Abstracts_Final.pdf
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2018

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

André E, Rusumba O, Evans CA, Ngongo P, Sanduku P, Elvis MM, Celestin HN, Alain IR, Musafiri EM, Kabuayi JP, le Polain de Waroux O, Aït-Khaled N, Delmée M, Zech F.
Patient-led active tuberculosis case-finding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2018;96(8):522-530. doi: 10.2471/BLT.17.203968
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30104792 (This webpage includes an abstract in Spanish)
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Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Herlihy N, Rocha C, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Ramos E, Datta S, Evans CA.
Mobile phone interventions for tuberculosis should ensure access to mobile phones to enhance equity a prospective, observational cohort study in Peruvian shantytowns
Tropical Medicine and International Health 2018;23(8):850-859. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13087.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29862612
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Datta S, Gonzales-Huerta LE, Evans CA.
The potential for testing stool to reduce tuberculosis missed diagnoses and misdiagnoses
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2018;99(2):243-245. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0507.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30076698
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Metcalf T, Soria J, Montano SM, Ticona E, Evans CA, Huaroto L, Kasper M, Ramos ES, Mori N, Jittamala P, Chotivanich K, Chavez IF, Singhasivanon P, Pukrittayakamee S, Zunt JR.
Evaluation of the GeneXpert MTB/RIF in patients with presumptive tuberculous meningitis
PLoS ONE 2018;13(6):e0198695. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198695.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29912907
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Zhang A, Jumbe E, Krysiak R, Sidiki S, V Kelley H, Chemey EK, Kamba C, Mwapasa V, Garcia JI, Norris A, Pan XJ, Evans CA, Wang S-H, Kwiek JJ, Torrelles JB.
Low-cost diagnostic test for susceptible and drug-resistant tuberculosis in rural Malawi
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2018;7(1):a690. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v7i1.690.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29977794
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Bonadonna LV, Saunders MJ, Zegarra RO, Guio HE, Evans CA.
Socioeconomic and behavioral factors associated with tuberculosis diagnostic delay in Lima, Peru
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2018;98(6):1614-1623. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0096.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29692300
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Proaño A, Bui DP, L ópez JW, Vu NM, Bravard MA, Lee GO, Tracey BH, Xu Z, Comina G, Ticona E, Mollura DJ, Friedland JS, Moore DAJ, Evans CA, Caligiuri P, Gilman RH, The Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru.
Cough frequency during treatment associated with baseline cavitary volume and proximity to the airway in pulmonary TB
Chest 2018;153(6):1358-1367. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.03.006
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29559307
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Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Datta S, Saunders MJ, Evans CA.
Addressing social determinants to end tuberculosis. (Editorial)
Lancet 2018;391(10126):1129-1132. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30484-7.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29595481 (free registration needed to download PDF)
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Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Datta S, Evans BEW, Wingfield T, Evans CA.
Pragmatic tuberculosis prevention policies for primary care in low- and middle-income countries (Correspondence)
European Respiratory Journal 2018;51(3):pii:1800315. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00315-2018
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29567728
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ABSTRACTS

2018 abstracts IUATLD The Hague
ABSTRACT. Evans CA.
Tuberculosis in indigenous communities: global and Peruvian evidence
Invited presentation, 25 – October 2018.
In Proceedings of the 49th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 24-27 October 2018; The Hague, The Netherlands.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018;22(11 Suppl 2):S2.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2018_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Tovar M, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Baldwin M, Zevallos K, Datta S, Evans CA.
Isoniazid preventive treatment is effective in children and adolescents aged 5-19 years in impoverished Peruvian desert shantytowns
Short oral presentation SOA06-1054-25, 25 -October 2018.
In Proceedings of the 49th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 24-27 October 2018; The Hague, The Netherlands.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018;22(11 Suppl 2):S124-125.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2018_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Huff D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Datta S, Saunders MJ, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Final tuberculosis treatment outcomes of patients receiving a socio-economic support intervention: long-term follow-up from a randomized controlled trial in Peru
Oral abstract presentation OA20-323-27, 27-October 2018.
In Proceedings of the 49th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 24-27 October 2018; The Hague, The Netherlands.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018;22(11 Suppl 2): S431-S432.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2018_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Huff D, Quevedo Cruz L, Quispe Cotache J, Montoya R, Tovar MA, Saunders M, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A quantitative assessment of general wellbeing in TB-affected people
Oral abstract presentation OA20-328-27, 27-October 2018.
In Proceedings of the 49th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 24-27 October 2018; The Hague, The Netherlands.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018;22(11 Suppl 2): S434.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2018_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Tovar MA, Wingfield T, Saunders M, Patrocinio R, Montoya R, Ramos ES, Valencia T, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Quantitative culture results predict treatment response and guide infection control during the first 14 days of therapy
E-Poster presentation EP08-171-27, 27-October 2018.
In Proceedings of the 49th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 24-27 October 2018; The Hague, The Netherlands.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018;22(11 Suppl 2):S488-489.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2018_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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2018 abstracts ICID Buenos Aires
ABSTRACT. Herdman T, Tovar M, Wingfield T, Montoya R, Valencia T, Zhang J, Datta S, Evans CA.
TB prevalence survey reveals the high proportion of asymptomatic disease, and points to high-burden households as a site for potential intervention in peri-urban slums of Callao, Peru
Oral presentation, 3 March 2018.
In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID): 1-4 March 2018; Buenos Aires, Argentina.
International Journal for Infectious Diseases 2018;73S:64. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.04.3570
Open access: https://www.ijidonline.com/article/S1201-9712(18)33654-3/fulltext
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ABSTRACT. Zhang J, Herdman T, Saunders M, Montoya R, Ramos E, Tovar M, Datta S, Evans CA.
Rising burden of visual and auditory disability in patients after tuberculosis therapy in Peruvian slums
Poster presentation UMP.706, 3 Mar 2018.
In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID): 1-4 March 2018; Buenos Aires, Argentina.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2018;73S:348-349. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.04.4205
Open access: https://www.ijidonline.com/article/S1201-9712(18)34289-9/fulltext
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2018 Abstract ECCMID Madrid
ABSTRACT. Datta S, Tovar MA, Wingfield T, Patrocinio R, Montoya R,, Valencia T, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Monitoring tuberculosis treatment response with conventional laboratory tests during the first 14-days of therapy has no clinical value
Poster presentation P0981, 22 April 2018.
In Proceedings of the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID): 21-24 April 2018; Madrid, Spain.
Open access: https://www.escmid.org/fileadmin/eccmid/2018/media/documents/escmid-final-programme-madrid-web.pdf
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2017

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Baldwin MR, Datta S, Evans CA.
Prediction and prevention of tuberculosis in contacts – Authors’ reply. (Correspondence)
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2017;17(12):1238-1239. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30642-4.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29173882
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Rudgard WE, Evans CA, Sweeney S, Wingfield T, Lönnroth K, Barreira D, Boccia D.
Comparison of two cash transfer strategies to prevent catastrophic costs for poor tuberculosis-affected households in low- and middle-income countries: an economic modelling study
PLoS Medicine 2017;14(11):e1002418. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002418.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29112693
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Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Baldwin MR, Datta S, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Friedland JS, Moulton LH, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A score to predict and stratify risk of tuberculosis in adult contacts of tuberculosis index cases: a prospective derivation and external validation cohort study
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2017;17(11):1190-1199. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30447-4.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28827142
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Datta S, Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Evans CA.
Improving tuberculosis diagnosis: better tests or better healthcare?
PLoS Medicine 2017;14(10):e1002406. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002406. eCollection 2017 Oct.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29040271
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Bonadonna LV, Saunders MJ, Zegarra R, Evans CA, Alegria-Flores K, Guio H
Why wait? The social determinants underlying tuberculosis diagnostic delay
PLoS ONE 2017;12(9):e0185018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185018. PMID: 28945782.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28945782
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Datta S, Shah L, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Comparison of sputum collection methods for tuberculosis diagnosis: a systematic review and pairwise and network meta-analysis
Lancet Global Health 2017;5(8):e760-e771. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30201-2. PMID: 28625793.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28625793
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Datta S, Sherman JM, Tovar MA, Bravard MA, Valencia T, Montoya R, Quino W, D’Arcy N, Ramos ES, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Sputum microscopy with fluorescein diacetate predicts tuberculosis infectiousness
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2017;216(5):514-524. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix229. PMID: 28510693.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28510693
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Kirwan DE, Ugarte-Gil C, Gilman RH, Hasan Rizvi SM, Cerrillo G, Cok J, Ticona E, Cabrera JL, Matos ED, Evans CA, Moore DAJ, Friedland JS, The Lymph Node tuberculosis Lntb Working Group.
Histological examination in obtaining a diagnosis in patients with lymphadenopathy in Lima, Peru
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017;97(4):1271-1276. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0961.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29031289
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Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Datta S, Saunders MJ, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A randomized controlled study of socioeconomic support to enhance tuberculosis prevention and treatment, Peru
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2017;95(4):270-280. doi: 10.2471/BLT.16.170167.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28479622 (This webpage includes an abstract in Spanish)
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Proaño A, Bravard MA, Lopez JW, Lee GO, Bui D, Datta S, Comina G, Zimic M, Coronel J, Caviedes L, Cabrera JL, Salas A, Ticona E, Vu NM, Kirwan DE, Loader MI, Friedland JS, Moore DAJ, Evans CA, Tracey BH, Gilman RH, The Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru.
Dynamics of cough frequency in adults undergoing treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017;64(9):1174-1181. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix039. PMID: 28329268.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28329268
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ABSTRACTS

2017 abstracts IUATLD Guadalajara
ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Baldwin M, Necochea A, Montoya R, Ramos E, Evans CA.
Long-term mortality among patients with tuberculosis is high in both patients with drug sensitive and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
Short oral presentation SOA-377-12, 12 October 2017.
In Proceedings of the 48th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-14 October 2017; Guadalajara, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2017;21(11 Suppl 2): S110
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2017_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Tovar M, Valencia T, Ramos E, Montoya R, Lewis J, Evans CA.
Sputum collection factors affecting diagnostic yield
Short oral presentation SOA-377-12, 12 October 2017.
In Proceedings of the 48th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-14 October 2017; Guadalajara, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2017;21(11 Suppl 2): S188
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2017_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Datta S, Baldwin M, Montoya R, Lewis JJ, Evans CA.
Predicting tuberculosis among adult household contacts: external validation of a tuberculosis risk score
Short oral presentation SOA-424-13, 13 October 2017.
In Proceedings of the 48th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-14 October 2017; Guadalajara, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2017;21(11 Suppl 2): S1240
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2017_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Alvarado K, Valencia T, Ramos E, Aparicio C, Tovar M, Montoya R, Evans CA.
TB viability microscopy optimisation
Poster discussion PD-839-13,13 October 2017.
In Proceedings of the 48th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-14 October 2017; Guadalajara, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2017;21(11 Suppl 2): S328-329.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2017_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Saunders M, Datta S, Huff D, Montoya R, Lewis JJ, Evans CA.
Feedback from TB-affected households receiving a socio-economic intervention in Peruvian shantytowns: acceptability of social versus economic support according to poverty level
Short oral presentation SOA-436-14, 14 October 2017.
In Proceedings of the 48th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-14 October 2017; Guadalajara, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2017;21(11 Suppl 2):S354-355.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2017_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Datta S, Saunders M, Wingfield T, Valencia T, Montoya R, Valencia A, Evans CA.
Universalization of rapid MDR-TB testing is associated with decreased mortality
Poster discussion PD-876-14, 14 October 2017.
In Proceedings of the 48th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-14 October 2017; Guadalajara, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2017;21(11 Suppl 2):S384-385.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/TheUnion2017_Abstracts_Web.pdf
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2017 abstract Academy of Medical Sciences, London
ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Datta S, Saunders M, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Socioeconomic support to improve initiation of tuberculosis preventive therapy and increase tuberculosis treatment success in Peru: a household-randomised, controlled evaluation
Young Investigator prize presentation by Wingfield T.
Academy of Medical Sciences: March 2017; London.
Lancet 2017;389(S16).
Open access: doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30412-9
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ECCMID conference, Vienna, 22-25 April 2017
ABSTRACT.Naik N, Comina G, Lee G, Hernandez G, Ramos E‚ Datta S, Paz-Soldan V, Gilman R, Oberhelman R, Evans CA.
Development of a low-cost aerosol filter for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Poster presentation P1684, 25 April 2017.
In Proceedings of the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID): 22-25 April; Vienna.
Open access: https://www.escmid.org/escmid_publications/escmid_elibrary/material/?mid=42710
Alternative open access (e-poster): https://www.escmid.org/escmid_publications/escmid_elibrary/material/?mid=52079
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2017 abstract IUATLD North America Region Vancouver
ABSTRACT. Bonadonna LI, Saunders MJ, Zegarra RO, Evans CA, Guio HE.
Health seeking behaviours associated with tuberculosis diagnostic delay in Lima, Peru
Young Investigator scholarship for Lily Bonadonna, 24 February 2017, p.24.
In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 22-25 February 2017; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Open access: https://bc.lung.ca/sites/default/files/END%20TB%202017%20-%20Abstracts%20-%2021st%20Annual%20Conference%20of%20The%20Union-NAR.pdf
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2016

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Saunders MJ, Datta S, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Beyond pills and tests: addressing the social determinants of tuberculosis
Clinical Medicine Journal 2016;16(Suppl 6):s79-s91. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.16-6-s79
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27956446
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Dudley MZ, Sheen P, Gilman RH, Ticona E, Friedland JS, Kirwan DE, Caviedes L, Rodriguez R, Cabrera LZ, Coronel J, Grandjean L, Moore DAJ, Evans CA, Huaroto L, Chavez-Perez V, Zimic M.
Detecting mutations in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis pyrazinamidase gene pncA to improve infection control and decrease drug resistance rates in human immunodeficiency virus coinfection
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2016;95(6):1239-1246. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.15-0711.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27928075
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Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
The economic effects of supporting tuberculosis-affected households in Peru
European Respiratory Journal 2016;48(5):1396-1410 doi:10.1183/13993003.00066-2016.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27660507
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Ticona E, Huaroto L, Kirwan DE, Chumpitaz M, Munayco CV, Maguiña M, Tovar MA, Evans CA, Escombe R, Gilman RH.
Impact of infection control measures to control an outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a human immunodeficiency virus ward, Peru
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2016;95(6):1247-1256. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0712. PMID: 27621303.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27621303
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Boccia D, Pedrazzoli D, Wingfield T, Jaramillo E, Lönnroth K, Lewis J, Hargreaves J, Evans CA.
Towards cash transfer interventions for tuberculosis prevention, care and control: key operational challenges and research priorities
BMC Infectious Diseases 2016:16;307. doi:10.1186/s12879-016-1529-8.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27329161
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Proaño A, Bravard MA, Tracey BH, L ópez JW, Comina G, Zimic M, Coronel J, Lee GO, Caviedes L, Cabrera JL, Salas A, Ticona E, Kirwan DE, Friedland JS, Evans CA, Moore DA, Gilman RH, The Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru.
Protocol for studying cough frequency in people with pulmonary tuberculosis
BMJ Open 2016;22;6(4):e010365. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010365. PMID: 27105713
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27105713
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Saunders MJ, Evans CA.
Fighting poverty to prevent tuberculosis
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2016;16(4):395-6. doi: 10.1016/S1473-30992015
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26725447 (free registration needed to download PDF)
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Kirwan DE, Ugarte-Gil C, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Rizvif H, Ticona E, Chavez G, Cabrera JL, Matos ED, Evans CA, Moore DA, Friedland JS, The Lymph Node TB Working Group, Peru.
Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay for rapid diagnosis of lymph node tuberculosis and detection of drug resistance
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2016;54(1):185-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02227-15.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26511739
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ABSTRACTS

2016 abstracts IUATLD Liverpool
ABSTRACT. Evans CA, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ.
Is TB care really free?
Invited oral presentation.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.

ABSTRACT. Evans CA.
Peru: understanding social support mechanisms to influence health-seeking behaviour, resistance to treatment and overall patient well-being in TB patients
Invited oral presentation, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S48.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Shah L, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A meta-analysis comparing different sputum collection methods
Abstract presentation PD-762-27, 27 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S208.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Bonadonna L, Saunders M, Zegarra R, Evans CA, Guio H.
The social determinants underlying tuberculosis diagnostic delay: a mixed methods study
Poster presentation SOA-511-27, 27 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 24-27 February 2016; Denver, CO.
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Gilman RH, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Can micronutrient supplementation prevent TB in vulnerable household contacts? A randomised controlled trial
Abstract presentation SOA-500-27, 27 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S114-115.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Alegria-Flores K, Wiesen CA, Weiner BJ, Becerra NN, Tovar MA, Evans CA.
An innovative approach for designing and implementing drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment adherence interventions
Abstract presentation OA-333-27, 27 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S96.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Baldwin M, Lewis J, Evans CA.
Abstract presentation OA-393-28, 28 October 2016.
Targeting TB preventive therapy to adult household contacts at high risk using a TB risk score
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S256.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Wingfield T, Saunders M, Montoya R, Ramos E, Valencia T, Datta S, Evans CA.
Risk factors associated with undetected pulmonary TB in a prevalence survey, Callao, Peru
Abstract presentation OA-392-28, 28 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S255.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Ramos ES, Datta S, Valencia TR, Tovar MA, Montoya R, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Predicting mycobacterial load from the time of positive culture using the microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility assay
Abstract presentation PD-944-28, 28 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S351.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Wingfield T, Saunders M, Montoya R, Ramos E, Valencia T, Datta S, Evans CA.
Poverty predisposes patients to intermittent adherence to TB treatment
Poster discussion PD-1125-29, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S493.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdff
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Zevallos K, Tovar MA, Montoya R, Santillan C, Baldwin M, Schumacher S, Evans CA.
Micronutrient supplementation augments anti-mycobacterial immune responses in TST-reactive household contacts
Poster discussion PD-1019-29, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S439.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Montoya R, Valencia T, Santillan C, Necochea A,
Evans CA.
Body mass index and TB incidence: a consistent dose-response relationship among adult household contacts
Poster discussion PD-1160-29, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S511-512.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Huff D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ, Evans CA.
Feedback from TB-affected households receiving a socioeconomic intervention in Peruvian shantytowns: an acceptability assessment from the CRESIPT pilot study
Poster discussion PD-1137-29, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S499.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Williams SN, Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Lozano A, Franco J, Pro AL, Montoya R, Evans CA.
Preventing catastrophic costs: opportunities and barriers for reducing household TB-related costs
Poster discussion PD-1139-29, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S500-501.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Rudgard W, Sweeney S, Wingfield T, Evans CA, Barreira D, Lönnroth K, Boccia D.
Towards zero TB-affected households facing catastrophic costs: the role of governmental cash transfer programmes
Poster discussion PD-1132-29, 29 October 2016.
In Proceedings of the 47th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-29 October 2016; Liverpool, UK.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016;20(11 Suppl 1):S496-497.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf
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2016 abstracts IUATLD North America Region Denver
ABSTRACT. Bonadonna LV, Saunders MJ, Zegarra R, Guio H, Evans CA.
The social determinants underlying tuberculosis diagnostic delay: a qualitative study
Poster presentation.
In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 24-February 2016; Denver, CO.
Open access: PDF
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Zevallos K, Wingfield T, Datta S, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Santillan C, Necochea A, Baldwin MR, Black RE, Gilman RH, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
TB, who is at highest risk? Derivation and validation of a risk score for predicting TB disease in adult household contacts
Poster presentation.
In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 24-27 February 2016; Denver, CO.
Open access: PDF
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ABSTRACT. Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Zevallos K, Wingfield T, Datta S, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Santillan C, Necochea A, Baldwin MR, Gilman RH, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Evaluating the effect of micronutrient supplementation on preventing TB disease among high-risk adult household contacts of infectious TB patients: a double-blind randomised controlled trial
Poster Presentation
In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 24-27 February 2016; Denver, CO.
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2015

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Wingfield T, Boccia D, Tovar MA, Huff D, Montoya R, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Designing and implementing a socioeconomic intervention to enhance tuberculosis control: operational evidence from the CRESIPT project in Peru
BMC Public Health 2015;15(1):810. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2128-0
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26293238/
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Westerlund EE, Tovar MA, Lonnermark E, Montoya R, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis-related knowledge is associated with patient outcomes in shantytown residents: results from a cohort study, Peru
Journal of Infection 2015;71(3):347-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.05.010
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Oberhelman RA, Soto-Castellares G, Gilman RH, Castillo ME, Kolevic L, Delpino T, Saito M, Salazar-Lindo E, Negron E, Montenegro S, Laguna-Torres VA, Maurtua-Neumann P, Datta S, Evans CA.
A controlled study of tuberculosis diagnosis in HIV-infected and uninfected children in Peru
PLoS ONE 2015;10(4):e0120915. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120915
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25927526/
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Sathyamoorthy T, Sandhu G, Tezera LB, Thomas R, Singhania A, Woelk CH, Dimitrov BD, Agranoff D, Evans CA, Friedland JS, Elkington PT.
Gender-dependent differences in plasma matrix metalloproteinase-8 elevated in pulmonary tuberculosis
PLoS ONE 2015;10(1):e0117605. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117605
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25635689/
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Datta S, Sherman JM, Bravard MA, Valencia T, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Clinical evaluation of tuberculosis viability microscopy for assessing treatment response
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015;60(8):1186-95. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu1153.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25537870/
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ABSTRACTS

2015 abstracts IUATLD Cape Town
ABSTRACT. Datta S, Sherman J, Valencia T, Tovar M, Ramos E, Gilman R, Evans CA.
The role of sputum TB quantitative viability microscopy to predict patient infectiousness
Oral abstract presentation OA-307-04, 4 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S110.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Montoya R, Tovar M, Huff D, Wingfield T, Ramos E, Lewis J, Boccia D, Evans CA.
Households receiving a TB-specific social protection intervention in Peruvian shantytowns placed more importance on social than economic support
Oral abstract presentation OA-355-04, 4 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S135.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Martinez L, Isaacson S, Gilman RH, Saito M, Cabrera L, Oberhelman RA, Evans CA.
The importance of household vs. community tuberculosis transmission in Peruvian shantytowns
Poster discussion PC-765-04, 4 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S179-180.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Lewis JJ, Montoya R, Boccia D, Evans CA.
TB-related dissaving was common and correlated with incurring catastrophic costs in TB-affected households in Peruvian shantytowns
Oral abstract presentation OA-338-04, 4 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S125-126.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Montoya R, Huff D, Ramos E, Saunders M, Iberico M, Evans CA.
Innovative community-based partnerships to reach the unreached
Invited presentation.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Ramos E, Valencia T, Datta S, Montoya R, Wingfield T, Valencia A, Patrocinio R, Evans CA.
Comparison of the MDR/XDR-TB Colour Test, Xpert ® MTB/RIF, and MODS assays to diagnose rifampicin-resistant TB
Poster discussion PC-1029-05, 5 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S368.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Ramos E, Valencia T, Valencia A, Cortez Y, Sandoval J, Agreda J, Evans CA.
Universalisation of rapid MDR-TB testing is associated with more rapid initiation of optimal patient therapy
Oral abstract OA-389-05, 5 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S275.
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis J, Evans CA.
In Peruvian shantytowns, the financial impact of TB-related and catastrophic costs has not changed over the past decade, despite changes in TB rates
Poster discussion PC-1000-05, 5 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S353-354.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Datta S, Saunders MJ, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A novel socioeconomic intervention improves TB cure and chemoprophylaxis completion in Peruvian shantytowns: a randomized controlled evaluation
Oral presentation, 5 December 2015.
In Proceedings of the 46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 2-6 December 2015; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015;19(12 Suppl 2):S43-44.
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2015 other abstracts
ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Montoya R, Lönnroth K, Evans CA.
In TB patients from Peruvian shantytowns, catastrophic costs explain as many adverse TB outcomes as MDR TB
Journal of Infection 2015;71(6):684. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.09.022
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2014

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Barletta F, Vandelannoote K, Collantes J, Evans CA, Arevalo J, Rigouts L.
Standardization of a TaqMan-based real-time PCR for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-complex in human sputum
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2014;91(4):709-714. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0603.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25114009/
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Wingfield T, Boccia D, Tovar M, Gavino A, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Lönnroth K, Evans CA.
Defining catastrophic costs and comparing their importance for adverse tuberculosis outcome with multi-drug resistance: a prospective cohort study, Peru
PLoS Medicine 2014:11(7):e1001675. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001675.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25025331/
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Wingfield T, Schumacher SG, Sandhu G, Tovar MA, Zevallos K, Baldwin MR, Montoya R, Ramos ES, Jongkaewwattana C, Lewis JJ, Gilman RH, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
The seasonality of tuberculosis, sunlight, vitamin D, and household crowding
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2014;210(5):774-83. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu121.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24596279/
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ABSTRACTS

2014 abstracts ASTMH New Orleans
ABSTRACT. Datta S, Sherman JM, Martin LJ, Grandjean L, Bravard MA, Tovar MA, Valencia T, Montoya R, Quino W, Nikki D’Arcy N, Ramos ES, Tovar M, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Assessment of sputum quantitative viability microscopy for predicting tuberculosis infectiousness
Poster presentation LB-3316, 4 November 2014.
In Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 2-6 November 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA.
Open access: https://www.abstractsonline.com/Plan/ViewAbstract.aspx?sKey=52126352-c6f3-46f9-9c1f-c18e06fe67c4&cKey=b9a42dd8-dde1-4b23-91e3-7f581463ff1c&mKey=%7b52AE2426-7F12-4D2B-9404-C0D0B5A8EB5A%7d
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Zevallos K, Wingfield T, Montoya R, Valencia TR, Gilman RH, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Results of a double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial evaluating micronutrient supplementation for preventing TB disease
Poster presentation LB-3242, 4 November 2014.
In Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 2-6 November 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA.
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Boccia D, Tovar M, Gavino A, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Lönnroth K, Evans CA.
Creating an evidence-based and clinically-relevant threshold for TB-associated catastrophic costs: a cohort study, Peru
Poster presentation 1278, 5 November 2014.
In Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 2-6 November 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2014;91(5 Suppl 1):389.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2014.91.380
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2014.91.380
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ABSTRACT. Martinez L, Sinead C. Isaacson SC, Evans CA, Oberhelman RA, Cabrera L, Saito M, Gilman RH.
Increased tuberculosis infection in men in Peruvian shantytowns despite a decade of decreasing tuberculosis disease
Poster presentation 1279, 5 November 2014.
In Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 2-6 November 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2014;91(5 Suppl 1):390.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2014.91.380
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2014.91.380
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2014 abstracts IUATLD Barcelona
ABSTRACT. Ramos E, Sloutsky A, Osorio CE, Valencia T, Llacza M, Ching M, Tovar M, Evans C.
High-tuberculosis diagnostic yield from culturing salivary sputum samples
Abstract presentation PD-826-31, 31 October 2014.
In Proceedings of the 45th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October-1 November 2014; Barcelona, Spain.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014;18(11 Suppl 1):S285.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2014-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Valencia T, Carrera S, Ramos E, Wingfield T, Montoya R, Rivero M, Evans CA.
Undiagnosed tuberculosis cases among previously tuberculosis-affected families: results of a prevalence survey in Peru
Abstract presentation OAP-234-30, 30 October 2014.
In Proceedings of the 45th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October- 1 November 2014; Barcelona, Spain.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014;18(11 Suppl 1):S221.
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Ramos E, Valencia T, Wingfield T, Montoya R, Becerra N, Valiente B, Evans CA.
A new operational definition of intermittent adherence to tuberculosis treatment is associated with high recurrence risk
Symposium abstract PD-1135-01, 1 November 2014.
In Proceedings of the 45th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October-1 November 2014; Barcelona, Spain.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014;18(11 Suppl 1):S481-482.
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Ramos E, Montoya R, Tovar M, Evans CA.
The CRESIPT project: community feedback and practical challenges of conditional cash transfers for TB-affected families in Peru
Symposium abstract, 1 November 2014.
In Proceedings of the 45th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October-1 November 2014; Barcelona, Spain.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014;18(11 Suppl 1):S61.
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Ramos E, Valencia T, Carrera S, Ching M, Wingfield T, Tovar M, Evans CA.
Estimating the operational costs of tuberculosis diagnosis in Perú
Abstract presentation PD-825-31, 31 October 2014.
In Proceedings of the 45th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October-1 November 2014; Barcelona, Spain.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014;18(11 Suppl 1):S284-285.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2014-Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Ching M, Valencia T, Ramos E, Tovar M, Coleman D, Evans C.
Auramine staining and fluorescent microscopy for TB diagnosis: a controlled comparison of sputum smear microscopy protocols
Abstract presentation PD-837-31, 31 October 2014.
In Proceedings of the 45th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October-1 November 2014; Barcelona, Spain.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014;18(11 Suppl 1):S291-292.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2014-Web.pdf
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2013

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Eisen S, Pealing L, Aldridge RW, Siedner MJ, Necochea A, Leybell I, Valencia T, Herrera B, Wiles S, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Effects of ascent to high altitude on human antimycobacterial immunity
PLoS ONE 2013;8(9):e74220. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074220.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24058530/
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Martinez L, Arman A, Haveman N, Lundgren A, Cabrera L, Evans CA, Pelly TF, Saito M, Callacondo D, Oberhelman R, Collazo G, Carnero AM, Gilman RH.
Changes in tuberculin skin test positivity over 20 years in periurban shantytowns in Lima, Peru
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2013;89(3):507-515. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0005.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23878185/
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ABSTRACTS

2013 abstracts IUATLD Paris
ABSTRACT. Rocha C, Tilley DH, Ching M, Ramos E, Tovar MA, Rivera E, Cortegana L, Evans C.
Comparison of time to MDR-TB diagnosis with the MDR/XDR-TB Colour Test and current algorithm in a resource-poor jungle setting in Peru
Abstract presentation PC-876-03, 3 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S472.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wendell J, Hanson Herrera B, Ramos E, Tovar M, Schumacher S, Valencia T, Coleman D, Evans C.
The MDR/XDR-TB colour test simultaneous culture and drug susceptibility results predict tuberculosis outcomes
Abstract presentation OP-242-03, 2 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S271-272.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Ramos E, Coleman D, Osorio CE, Valencia TR, Llacza M, Tovar M, Wingfield T, Evans C.
Carbendazim reduces contamination of tuberculosis cultures in the thin layer agar MDR/XDR-tuberculosis Colour Test
Abstract presentation OP-243-02, 2 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S272.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Westerlund E, Lonnermark E, Tovar M, Montoya R, Wingfield T, Wendell J, Valencia T, Evans C.
Poverty and lack of tuberculosis-related knowledge are associated with delayed diagnosis in Peruvian shantytowns
Abstract presentation PC-475-01, 1 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S196-197.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Herlihy N, Wingfield T, Rivero M, Tovar M, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Rocha C, Evans CA.
TB programmes incorporating mobile phones as tools may overlook the most vulnerable tuberculosis patients in low-resource countries
Abstract presentation PC-382-01, 1 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S150.
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ABSTRACT. Kahn JP, Boccia D, Concha FD, Rocha C, Montoya R, Ynga W, Tovar MA, Evans CA.
Determinants of microcredit outcome among TB-affected households: results from the ISIAT project
Invited oral presentation.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
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ABSTRACT. Andersson I, Ching M, Valencia T, Carrera S, Osorio CE, Llacza M, Montoya R, Evans C.
Bleach sedimentation reduces the number of mycobacteria visible on sputum smear microscopy
Abstract presentation PC-615-02, 2 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October -3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S309.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Gavino A, Tovar MA, Boccia D, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Ramos ES, Evans CA.
Free tuberculosis care: too expensive for poor people to afford
Symposium abstract, 2 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S47.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Montoya R, Zevallos K, Ramos E, Karlin D, Iberico M, Boccia D, Evans CA.
Incentives and enablers in TB care: the ISIAT project
Invited oral presentation.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union AgainstTuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
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ABSTRACT. Kahn J, Concha DF, Rocha C, Montoya R, Ynga W, Tovar MA, Boccia D, Evans CA.
Microcredit loan results within the ISIAT project adapting social protection top people living with tuberculosis
Abstract presentation PC-872-03, 3 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S470.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Kawai V, Soto G, Benavente J, Sheen P, Ticona E, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis acquisition during clinic-based directly observed therapy predisposes to adverse patient outcomes
Abstract presentation PC-903-03, 3 November 2013.
In Proceedings of the 44th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October-3 November 2013; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2013;17(12 Suppl 2):S486.
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2013 abstracts IUATLD Vancouver
ABSTRACT. Ramos ES, Osorio CE, Valencia TR, Llacza MF, Tovar MA, Montoya R, Wingfield T, Evans CA.
The specificity of the MDR-/XDR-TB Colour Test for differentiating Mycobacterium tuberculosis from atypical mycobacteria
Scholarship for Ramos E, p.71.
In Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 28 February -2 March 2013; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Jongkaewwattana C, Schumacher SG, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Baldwin MR, Rivero M, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Vitamin D deficiency in Peruvian TB contacts was frequent and corrected more by summer than supplements
Scholarship for Wingfield T, p.88.
In Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 28 February -2 March 2013; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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ABSTRACT. Datta S, Quino W, Valencia T, Ramos E, Osorio C, Llacza M, Glover S, Montaya R, Evans CA.
Reduced sensitivity of auramine stained sputum smears in MDR-tuberculosis
Scholarship for Datta S, p.51.
In Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease North America Region and National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: 28 February -2 March 2013; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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2012

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Toit K, Mitchell S, Balabanova Y, Evans CA, Kummik T, Nikolayevskyy V, Drobniewski F.
The colour test for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012;16(8):1113-8. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0609.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22762424/
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Sandhu G, Battaglia F, Ely BK, Athanasakis D, Montoya R, Valencia T, Gilman RH, Evans CA, Friedland JS, Fernandez-Reyes D, Agranoff DD.
Discriminating active from latent tuberculosis in patients presenting to community clinics
PLoS ONE 2012;7(5):e38080. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038080.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22666453/
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Nahid P, Kim PS, Evans CA, Alland D, Barer M, Diefenbach J, Ellner J, Hafner R, Hamilton CD, Iademarco MF, Ireton G, Kimerling ME, Lienhardt C, MacKenzie WR, Murray M, Perkins MD, Posey JE, Roberts T, Sizemore C, Stevens WS, Via L, Yew WW, Swindells S.
Clinical research and development of tuberculosis diagnostics: moving from silos to synergy
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2012;205(Suppl 2):S159-68. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis194.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22476718/
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2012 abstracts IUATLD Kuala Lumpur
ABSTRACT. Zevallos K, Tovar, MA, Wingfield T, Montoya R, Ramos E, Gavino AM, Rocha C, Evans CA.
Financial interventions and modulation of malnutrition/food security in the context of tuberculosis
Invited symposium presentation, 16 November 2012.
In Proceedings of the 43rd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 13-17 November 2012; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012;16(12 Suppl 1):S48.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2012_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Zevallos K, Gavino A, Tovar M, Montoya R, Alva J, Franco J, Evans C.
Risk of ever having had tuberculosis disease is associated with self-reported diabetes and lower body mass index in a transitional community in Peru
Abstract presentation PC-390-17, 17 November 2012.
In Proceedings of the 43rd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 13-17 November 2012; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012;16(12 Suppl 1):S375.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2012_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Pealing L, Eisen S, Aldridge R, Caviedes L, Valencia T, Necochea A, Leybell I, Evans C.
Whole blood killing of mycobacteria is greater at high altitude than at sea-level
Abstract presentation PC-759-17, 17 November 2012.
In Proceedings of the 43rd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 13-17 November 2012; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012;16(12 Suppl 1):S426.
Open access: http://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2012_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Rocha C, Tilley D, Ching M, Ramos E, Tovar M, Rivera E, Cortegana L, Evans C.
Field assessment of tuberculosis culture techniques in a resource-poor jungle setting
Abstract presentation PC-767-17, 17 November 2012.
In Proceedings of the 43rd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 13-17 November 2012; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012;16(12 Suppl 1):S430.
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2012 other abstracts
ABSTRACT. Karlin DM, Evans C, Loiselle C, Zevallos K, Fernandez F, Allen N, Montoya R, Boccia D.
Depression is common in TB patients and is associated with treatment abandonment
Oral presentation as WAFMR/WSCI, subspecialty award winner
Western Regional Meeting: 25-28 January 2012; Carmel, California.
Journal of Investigative Medicine 2012;60(1):167,197.
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2011

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Chew R, Calder ón C, Schumacher SG, Sherman JM, Caviedes L, Fuentes P, Coronel J, Valencia T, Hererra B, Zimic M, Huaroto L, Sabogal I, Escombe AR, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Evaluation of bleach-sedimentation for sterilising and concentrating Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum specimens
BMC Infectious Diseases 2011;11(1):269. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-269.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21985457/
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Boccia D, Evans CA.
A new era for global tuberculosis control. (Correspondence)
Lancet 2011;378(9799):1293. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61568-7.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21982090/
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Evans CA.
GeneXpert – a game-changer for tuberculosis control? (Editorial)
PLoS Medicine 2011;8(7):e1001064. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001064.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21814497/
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Rocha C, Montoya R, Zevallos K, Curatola A, Ynga W, Franco J, Fernandez F, Becerra N, Sabaduche M, Tovar MA, Ramos E, Tapley A, Allen NR, Onifade DA, Acosta CD, Maritz M, Concha DF, Schumacher SG, Evans CA.
The innovative socio-economic interventions against tuberculosis (ISIAT) project: an operational assessment
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011:15(5); S50-7 doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0447
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21740659/
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Boccia D, Hargreaves J, Lönnroth K, Jaramillo E, Weiss J, Uplekar M, Porter JDH, Evans CA.
Cash transfer and microfinance interventions for tuberculosis control: review of the impact evidence and policy implications
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011:15(Suppl 2); S37-49. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0438.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21740658/
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Hargreaves JR, Boccia D, Evans CA, Addato M, Petticrew M, Porter JD.
The social determinants of tuberculosis: from evidence to action
American Journal of Public Health 2011;101(4):654-62. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.199505.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21330583/
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ABSTRACTS

2011 abstract Global Health Conference Montreal
ABSTRACT. Iberico MM, Zevallos K, Boccia D, Tovar MA, Gavino A, Valiente B, Montoya R, Rivero M, Curatola A, Rocha C, Evans CA.
Uptake and equity of TB preventive therapy was increased by a socio-economic intervention
Oral presentation
In Proceedings of the Global Health Conference: 13-15 November 2011; Montreal.
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2011 abstracts IUATLD Lille
ABSTRACT. Iberico MM, Maritz M, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Rocha C, Curatola A, Boccia D, Evans CA.
Innovative partnerships for equitable access to TB care in Peru
Invited oral presentation, 28-October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S4-5.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Iberico MM, Zevallos K, Valiente B, Montoya R, Curatola A, Tovar MA, Oberhelman R, Evans CA.
Poverty impairs isoniazid preventative therapy for children in Peru
Abstract presentation PC-1248-28, 28 October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S101-102.
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ABSTRACT. Ramos E, Osorio C, Llacza M, Valencia T, Tovar MA, Montoya R, Schumacher SG, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis diagnostic culture after sputum decontamination with cetylpyridinium chloride
Abstract presentation PC-1213-28, 28 October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S174-175.
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ABSTRACT. Schumacher SG, Tovar M, Ramos E, Valencia T, Osorio C, Llacza M, Gavino A, Evans CA.
Maximising the public health benefit of liquid culture for TB diagnosis in low-resource settings
Abstract presentation PC-693-28, 28 October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S171-172.
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ABSTRACT. Karlin D, Fernandez F, Zevallos K, Loiselle C, Montoya R, Allen NR, Boccia D, Evans CA.
Depression is common in TB patients and predicts treatment abandonment
Oral presentation OP-432-28, 28 October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S70.
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ABSTRACT. Grannan BL, Castro EA, Valera E, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Ramos E, Boccia D, Evans CA
High risk of airborne TB transmission in prefabricated homes donated to families with TB and MDR-TB
Abstract presentation PC-795-29, 29-October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S243.
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Schumacher SG, Osorio C, Ramos E, Llacza M, Valencia T, Herrera B, Evans CA.
Comparison of TB diagnosis with the MDR-/XDR-TB colour test and MODS
Abstract presentation PC-1270-29, 29 October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S274.
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ABSTRACT. Maritz M, Bayer AM, Zevallos K, Acosta CD, Montoya R, Rivero M, Ford CM, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis treatment adherence and mortality are predicted by low social capital
Abstract presentation PC-778-30, 30 October 2011.
In Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 26-30 October 2011; Lille, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011;15(11 Suppl 3):S304-305.
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OTHER PUBLICATION

REPORT.
Boccia D, Hargreaves J, Lönnroth K, Jaramillo E, Weiss J, Uplekar M, Porter J, Evans CA.
Cash transfer and microfinance interventions for tuberculosis control: review of the impact evidence and implementation challenges
Social determinants of health discussion paper 5. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2011.
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2010

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Ramos E, Schumacher SG, Siedner M, Herrera B, Quino W, Alvarado J, Montoya R, Grandjean L, Martin L, Sherman JM, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Optimizing tuberculosis testing for basic laboratories
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2010;83(4):896-901. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0566.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20889887/
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Uddin J, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Thomas LH, Rodri­guez S, Evans CA, Remick DG, Garcia HH, Friedland JS.
Mechanisms regulating monocycle CXCL8 secretion in neurocysticercosis and the effect of antiparasitic therapy
Journal of Immunology 2010;185(7):4478-84. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.0904158.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20826750/
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Zevallos K, Vergara KC, Vergara A, Vidal C, Garci­a HH, Evans CA.
Tuberculin skin-test reactions are unaffected by the severity of hyperendemic intestinal helminth infections and co-infections
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2010;83(2):319-325. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0073.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20682875/
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Oberhelman RA, Soto-Castellares G, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Castillo ME, Kolevic L, Del Pino T, Saito M, Salazar-Lindo E, Negron E, Montenegro S, Laguna-Torres VA, Moore DA, Evans CA.
Diagnostic approaches for paediatric tuberculosis by use of different specimen types, culture methods, and PCR: a prospective case-control study
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2010;10(9):612-20. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70141-9.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20656559/
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Onifade DA, Bayer AM, Montoya R, Haro M, Alva J, Franco J, Sosa R, Valiente B, Ford CM, Acosta CD, Evans CA.
Gender-related factors influencing tuberculosis control in shantytowns: a qualitative study
BMC Public Health2010;10:381. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-381.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20587044/
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Cordova J, Shiloh R, Gilman RH, Sheen P, Martin L, Arenas F, Caviedes L, Kawai V, Soto G, Williams DL, Zimic M, Escombe AR, Evans CA.
Evaluation of molecular tools for detection and drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in stool specimens from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2010;48(5):1820-1826. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01161-09.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20200293/
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2010 abstracts IUATLD Berlin
ABSTRACT. Schumacher SG, Valencia T, Montoya R, Tovar M, Gavino A, Carrera S, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Operational effectiveness of TB culture and drug susceptibility testing in a high-prevalence setting
Abstract presentation PC-100042-13, 13 November 2010
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S72-73.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Schumacher SG, Osorio C, Ramos E, Llacza M, Herrera B, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
A simple colour test for diagnosing MDR-B and XDR-TB under field conditions
Abstract presentation PC-101296-13, 13 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S73.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf010_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Valencia T, Alvarado J, Rojas C, Caviedes L, Schumacher S, Gilman R, Evans C.
Rapid direct MDR-TB testing better predicts clinical outcome than conventional delayed testing
Abstract presentation PC-100618-13, 13 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S73-74.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Gavino A, Montoya R, Alva J, Franco J, Valiente B, Rivero M, Acosta C, Evans CA.
The true costs for patients to receive free TB and MDR-TB care
Abstract presentation PC-101508-13, 13 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S78.
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ABSTRACT. Aldridge RW, Valencia T, Herrera B, Pealing L, Eisen S, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
An in vitro assay of anti-mycobacterial immunity predicts nutritional risk factors for tuberculosis
Abstract presentation PS-101438-13, 13 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S122.
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ABSTRACT. Jongkaewwattana C, Schumacher SG, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Baldwin MR, Rivero M, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Association between the seasonality of TB incidence, sunlight and Vitamin D concentration
Abstract presentation PC-101478-14, 14 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S201-202.
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ABSTRACT. Acosta C, Boccia D, Montoya R, Onifade D, Ford CM, Franco J, Alva J, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis stigmatization is associated with disease concealment and poor treatment adherence
Abstract presentation PS-101380-14, 14 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S248-249.
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ABSTRACT. Glover S, Quino W, Herrera B, Valencia T, Ramos E, Riveros W, Llacza M, Evans CA.
Field TB and MDR-TB diagnosis: the effect of delayed sputum testing
Abstract presentation PS-100573-14, 14 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S276-277.
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ABSTRACT. Ramos E, Schumacher S, Siedner M, Herrera B, Quino W, Alvarado J, Gilman R, Evans C.
The diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by concentrating sputum with filtration
Abstract presentation PS-100905-14, 14 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S277.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Rocha C, Montoya R, Zevallos K, Ynga W, Franco J, Fernandez F, Sabaduche M, Becerra N, Tapley A, Allen N, Onifade D, Tovar M, Valencia T, Evans C.
Impact of socio-economic interventions on access to TB care
Oral prize scholarship presentation by Rocha C, CDC late-breaker session, 14 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.

ABSTRACT. Grannan BL, Boccia D, Castro EA, Valera E, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Evans CA.
Housing, ventilation and TB transmission
Invited presentation, 15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.

ABSTRACT. Rocha C, Montoya R, Zevallos K, Curatola A, Ynga W, Franco J, Fernandez F, Becerra N, Sabaduche M, Tovar MA, Ramos E, Tapley A, Allen NR, Onifade DA, Acosta CD, Maritz M, Concha DF, Schumacher SG, Evans CA.
Improving TB outcomes through social interventions in Peru
Invited presentation by Evans CA,15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.

ABSTRACT. Allen NR, Oliver F, Loiselle C, Rocha C, Montoya R, Zevallos K, Curatola A, Evans CA.
Depression and suicidal tendencies in TB patients
Abstract presentation PC-100563-15, 15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S312-313.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Grannan BL, Castro EA, Valera E, Zevallos K, Montoya R, Ramos E, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Household natural ventilation influences the risk of tuberculosis transmission
Abstract presentation PS-101476-15, 15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S380.
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ABSTRACT. Quino W, Glover S, Sosa R, Gavino AM, Alvarado J, Alva J, Schumacher SG, Evans CA.
Auramine microscopy diagnoses specific groups of TB patients who are not diagnosed by ZN microscopy
Abstract presentation PS-101181-15, 15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S350-351.
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ABSTRACT. Surey J, Tovar M, Gilman RH, Soto G, Ortiz J, Rodriguez R, Caviedes L, Evans CA.
Intermittent TB treatment adherence is associated with poor long-term outcome
Abstract presentation PS-100179-15, 15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S375-376.
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ABSTRACT. Zevallos K, Boccia D, Montoya R, Alva J, Valencia T, Rivero M, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Poverty and poor nutrition are the strongest risk factors for TB disease following exposure
Abstract presentation PS-101495-15, 15 November 2010.
In Proceedings of the 41st World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 11-15 November 2010; Berlin, Germany.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2010;14(11 Suppl 2):S383-384.
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2010 abstract ASTMH Atlanta
ABSTRACT. Albrecht SJ, Caviedes L, Sheen P, Arenas F, Fuentes P, Valencia T, Kawai V, Soto G, Martin L, Williams DL, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Comparison of different molecular and culture-based stool techniques in pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis
Poster presentation 1132.
In Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: 3-7 November 2010; Atlanta, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2010;83(5 Suppl):337.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.83.283
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.83.283
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2009

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Ford CM, Bayer AM, Gilman RH, Onifade D, Acosta C, Cabrera L, Vidal C, Evans CA.
Factors associated with delayed tuberculosis test-seeking behavior in the Peruvian Amazon
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;81(6):1097-102. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2009.08-0627.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19996443/
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Sheen P, Méndez M, Gilman RH, Peña L, Caviedes L, Zimic MJ, Zhang Y, Moore DA, Evans CA.
Sputum PCR-single-strand conformational polymorphism test for same-day detection of pyrazinamide resistance in tuberculosis patients
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2009;47(9):2937-43. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01594-08.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19535526/
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Escombe AR, Moore DA, Gilman RH, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Mitchell B, Noakes C, Martinez C, Sheen P, Ramirez R, Quino W, Gonzalez A, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Upper-room ultraviolet light and negative air ionization to prevent tuberculosis transmission
PLoS Medicine 2009;6(3):e43. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000043.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19296717/
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2009 abstracts IUATLD Cancún
ABSTRACT. Zevallos K, Alvarado, Quino W, Fuentes P, Sheen P, Herrera B, Valencia T, Ramos E, Alva J, Rivero M, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Household TB clustering associated with TB reactivation and poverty
Oral prize scholarship presentation by Zevallos K, CDC late-breaker session.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
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ABSTRACT. Curatola A, Montoya R, Rivero M, Rocha C, Tovar M, Valencia T, Zevallos K, Evans CA.
Fighting poverty to control tuberculosis: preliminary results of a trial in Peru
Invited oral presentation, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S60-61.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Shell S, Ramos E, Herrera B, Gilman RH, Quino W, Alvarado J, Valencia T, Evans CA.
The colorimetric indicator STC facilitates tuberculosis culture diagnosis using the MODS technique
Abstract presentation PC-95611-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S76.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Sheen P, Calla JA, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Herrera B, Valencia T, Zimic M, Evans CA.
Rapid pyrazinamide susceptibility testing with the MODS technique directly from sputum
Featured oral abstract presentation FA-95601-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S287-288.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Hollm-Delgado MG, Arenas F, Gilman RH, Cordova J, Sheen P, Ticona E, Ortiz J, Evans CA.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis acquisition during DOTS
Featured oral abstract presentation FA-95590-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S287.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Acosta C, Baldwin M, Montoya R, Onifade D, Ford CM, Bayer AM, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis stigmatization is associated with treatment non-adherence in impoverished areas of Peru
Abstract presentation PC-95641-06, 6 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S193.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Alva J, Ahn Y, Franco J, Magallanes Y, Carrera S, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Zinc cream augments paediatric tuberculin skin test reactions
Abstract presentation PS-94754-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S108-109.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Aldridge RW, Herrera B, Valencia T, Pealing L, Eisen S, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
BCG vaccination augments human humoral as well as cellular anti-mycobacterial immunity
Abstract presentation PS-94838-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S372-373.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Sheen P, Cordova J, Arenas F, Caviedes L, Kawai V, Soto G, Williams D, Evans CA.
Evaluation of molecular testing of stool samples for pulmonary TB diagnosis and drug susceptibility
Abstract presentation PC-95540-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S86.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Bernabe-Ortiz A, Carcamo CP, Gilman RH, Sanchez JF, Soto G, Tovar M, Tapley A, Evans CA.
Early treatment response predicts MDR-TB, treatment failure and mortality
Abstract presentation PS-94968-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S97.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Schumacher SG, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Alva J, Haro M, Rivero M, Curatola A, Evans CA.
A study of the potential for increased diagnostic test sensitivity to accelerate TB diagnosis
Abstract presentation PS-94137-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S344.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Onifade DA, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Alva J, Becerra N, Gavino A, Rivero M, Evans CA.
Active case finding overcomes gender barriers to diagnosing tuberculosis
Abstract presentation PS-94434-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S150.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Bravard MA, Sherman JM, Martin LJ, Grandjean L, Valencia T, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Sputum vital stain microscopy to predict sputum culture results and infectiousness
Abstract presentation PC-95490-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S85.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Asencios L, Leo E, Quispe N, Ramirez J, Torres E, Vasquez L, Evans CA, Mendoza A.
Extended susceptibilities of 281 XDR-TB and 5589 MDR-TB strains from patients in Peru
Abstract presentation PS-95586-05, 5 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S103.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Selvam P, Becerra N, Gilman RH, Pina R, Franco J, Alvarado J, Herrera B, Evans CA.
Comparison of five novel methods to detect tuberculosis cough aerosols in low-resource settings
Abstract presentation PS-95589-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S366-367.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Ford CM, Bayer AM, Gilman RH, Onifade D, Acosta C, Cabrera L, Vidal C, Evans CA.
Factors associated with delayed tuberculosis test-seeking behaviour
Abstract presentation PC-94315-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S289.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Albrecht SJ, Gilman RH, Sheen P, Arenas F, Kawai V, Soto G, Williams DL, Evans CA.
Comparison of molecular and culture-based stool testing for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Abstract presentation PS-95499-07, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S350-351.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Boccia D, Hargreaves J, Lönnroth K, Jaramillo E, Porter J, Weiss J, Uplekar M, Evans CA.
Review of socio-economic interventions for health improvements: reproducibility for TB control?
Oral presentation, 7 December 2009.
In Proceedings of the 40th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 3-7 December 2009; Cancún, Mexico.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(12 Suppl 1):S61.
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2009 abstracts ASTMH Washington DC
ABSTRACT. Sherman JM, Tovar M, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Soto G, Bernabe A, Zimic M, Cabrera L, Ortiz J, Trejo Maguiña NV, Rodriguez R, Evans CA.
Treating isoniazid monoresistant TB with standard first-line regimens results in high rates of treatment failure, TB recurrence, and TB-related death
Oral presentation 736, 21 November 2009.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009:81(5 Suppl 1);213.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.201
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.201
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ABSTRACT. Schumacher SG, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Franco J, Valiente B, Valera E, Carrera S, Zevallos K, Onifade D, Acosta C, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis diagnostic delay in high-incidence shantytown communities
Poster presentation 260, 19 November 2009.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;81(5 Suppl 1):73. doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.51
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.51
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ABSTRACT. Jongkaewwattana C, Schumacher SG, Zevallos K, Baldwin M, Necochea A, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis and nutritional status in transitional communities
Poster presentation 261, 19 November 2009.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;81(5 Suppl 1):73-74. doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.51
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.51
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Valencia T, Gilman R, Caviedes L, Ramos E, Alvarado J, Quino W, Herrera B, Evans C.
Validation of the Microscopic-Observation Drug-Susceptibility (MODS) technique for drug-susceptibility testing during tuberculosis therapy
Prize oral presentation with young investigator scholarship 734, 18 November 2009.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;81(5 Suppl 1):212. doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.201
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.201
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ABSTRACT. Acosta C, Necochea A, Baldwin M, Montoya R, Onifade D, Ford CM, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis related stigma epidemiology and risk factors
Poster presentation 605, 20 November 2009.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;81(5 Suppl 1):172.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.151
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.151
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ABSTRACT. Onifade DA, Bayer A, Surey J, Montoya R, Haro M, Alva J, Franco J, Sosa R, Valiente B, Valera E, Ford C, Acosta C, Zevallos K, Schumacher SG, Evans CA.
A study of obstacles and opportunities for gender equity in tuberculosis control
Prize scholarship late-breaker in clinical tropical medicine poster discussion presentation (Abstract 2975), 20 November 2009.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
Open access: https://www.astmh.org/aSTMH/media/Documents/LateBreakerAbstractText.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Hollm-Delgado MG, Arenas F, Cordova J, Sheen P, Evans CA, Ticona E, Gilman RH on behalf of TB Collaborative Group.
Analysis of strain transmission during an epidemic of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis among AIDS patients receiving Directly Observed Therapy Short Course (DOTS)
Oral presentation 264.
In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH): 18-22 November 2009; Washington DC, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;81(5 Suppl 1):74. doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.51
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2009.81.51
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2009 abstracts IUATLD North America Region Vancouver
ABSTRACT. Herrera B*, Selvam P*, Gilman RH, Alvarado J, Ramos E, Valencia T, Carrera S, Alva J, Franco J, Haro M, Montoya R, Evans CA. (*Joint first authors)
Evaluation of cough plates for tuberculosis diagnosis and assessment of infectiousness in resource-poor settings
Poster presentation by Selvam P, p.95.
In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease North America Region: 26-28 February 2009; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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ABSTRACT. Aldridge RW, Herrera B, Valencia T, Pealing L, Eisen S, Macdonald D, Leybell I, Koyanagi A, Wiles S, Rivero M, Montoya R, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
An in vitro field test of anti-mycobacterial immunity predicts in vivo TB risk factors
Poster presentation.
In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease North America Region: 26-28 February 2009; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Soto G, Gilman RH, Saito M, Bernabe A, Pelly TF, Ahn Y, Zimic M, Ortiz J, Tovar M, Rodrà ­guez R, Evans CA.
The interpretation of large tuberculin skin test reactions
Poster presentation by Curatola A.
In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease North America Region: 26-28 February 2009; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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2009 other abstracts
ABSTRACT. Chew R, Caviedes L, Fuentes P, Coronel J, Zimic M, Herrera B, Valencia T, Sabogal I, Huaroto L, Evans C.
Evaluation of chitin-sedimentation and sonication for concentrating Mycobacterium tuberculosis in diagnostic sputum samples
Oral presentation.
In Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH): 6-10 September 2009; Verona, Italy.
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ABSTRACT. Selvam P, Herrera B, Herrera N, Mimbela R, Alvarado J, Ramos E, Alva J, Franco J, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
TB cough aerosol analysis in a Peruvian shantytown
Presentation (the third best abstract).
Johns Hopkins University Delta Omega public health research completion: March 2009; Baltimore, USA.
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ABSTRACT. Selvam P, Herrera B, Gilman RH, Alvarado J, Ramos E, Valencia T, Carrera S, Alva J, Franco J, Haro M, Montoya R, Evans CA.
TB cough aerosol analysis in a Peruvian shantytown
Presentation, The New Investigator in Global Health: Global Health Council.
36th Annual International Conference on Global Health (New Technologies + Proven Strategies = Healthy Communities): May 26-30, 2009; Washington, DC, USA.
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2008

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Wolf H, Mendez M, Gilman RH, Sheen P, Soto G, Velarde AK, Zimic M, Escombe AR, Montenegro S, Oberhelman RA, Evans CA.
Diagnosis of pediatric pulmonary tuberculosis by stool PCR
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008;79(6):893-898.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19052299/
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Asayag CR, Garay CR, Sanchez GM, Angeles CC, Baca CJ, Evans C, Yori PP, Kosek M.
Eight year old with fever, hepatomegaly, and positive thick smear
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008;79(4):473.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18840731/
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Escombe AR, Moore DA, Gilman R, Pan W, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Martinez C, Caviedes L, Sheen P, Gonzalez A, Noakes CJ, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
The infectiousness of tuberculosis patients coinfected with HIV
PLoS Medicine 2008;5(9):e188. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050188.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18798687/
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Grandjean L, Martin L, Gilman RH, Valencia T, Herrera B, Quino W, Ramos E, Rivero M, Montoya R, Escombe AR, Coleman D, Mitchison D, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis diagnosis and multidrug resistance testing by direct sputum culture in selective broth without decontamination or centrifugation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2008;46(7):2339-44. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02476-07.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18448689/
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Tovar M, Siedner MJ, Gilman RH, Santillan C, Caviedes L, Valencia T, Jave O, Escombe AR, Moore DA, Evans CA.
Improved diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis using the microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility technique
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;46(6):909-12. doi: 10.1086/527447.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18300380/
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ABSTRACTS

2008 abstracts IUATLD Paris
ABSTRACT. Herrera B, Ramos E, Gilman R, Grandjean L, Martin L, Alvarado J, Quino W, Sandhu G, Alva J, Sosa R, Carrera S, Coleman D, Mitchison D, Evans C.
A Simple colour test for diagnosing MDRTB & XDRTB under field conditions therapy
Oral prize scholarship presentation, CDC late-breaker session on TB.
In Proceedings of the 39th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 16-20 October 2008; Paris, France.
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ABSTRACT. Sheen P, Gilman R, Evans CA.
A rapid sputum PCR-SSCP test for guiding pyrazinamide use in tuberculosis therapy
Abstract presentation PC-82405-18, 18 October 2008.
In Proceedings of the 39th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 16-20 October 2008; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2008;12(11 Suppl 2):S67.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2008_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Alvarado JI, Quino W, Gilman RH, Ramos ES, Herrera BA, Shell S, Montoya R, Sosa R, Sandhu G, Curatola A, Alva J, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis diagnosis is accelerated by incorporating the colorimetric indicator STC in culture media
Poster presentation PS-81879-18,18 October 2008.
In Proceedings of the 39th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 16-20 October 2008; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2008;12(11 Suppl 2):S85.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2008_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Ramos E, Siedner M, Gilman R, Herrera B, Quino W, Alvarado J, Arcy N, Sandhu G, Grandjean L, Martin L, Montoya R, Evans C.
Sensitive and rapid tuberculosis culture diagnosis with disposable filters replacing the laboratory centrifuge
Poster presentation PS-82396-18, 18 October 2008.
In Proceedings of the 39th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 16-20 October 2008; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2008;12(11 Suppl 2):S87-88.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2008_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
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2008 other abstracts
ABSTRACT. Curatola A, Montoya R, Lopez R, Ynga W, Franco J, Alva J, Rivero M, Zevallos K, Herrera B, Ramos E, Tovar M, Hargreaves J, Porter J, Evans CA.
Fighting poverty to control tuberculosis
Invited oral presentation
Annual meeting of the World Health Organization STOP-TB working group on TB and poverty: 14 October 2008; Paris, France.
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ABSTRACT. Hollm-Delgado M, Caviedes L, Gilman R, Checkley W, Vivar A, Sanchez E, Pinedo Y, Friedland J, Evans C, Moore D.
Screening HIV patients for tuberculosis using MODS: a blanket or targeted approach?
Poster presentation
35th International Conference on Global Health: 27-31 May 2008; Washington DC, USA.
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ABSTRACT. Hollm-Delgado MG, Quino W, Gilman RH, Ramos E, Herrera B, Alvarado J, Montoya R, Evans CA.
Ethambutol and Streptomycin testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using the Microscopic-Observation Drug -Susceptibility (MODS) assay
Presentation
Joint Meeting of the 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) & 46th Annual Meeting of Infectious Disease Society of America: 25-8 October 2008; Washington DC, USA,
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ABSTRACT. Herrera B, Ramos E, Gilman R, Grandjean L, Martin L, Alvarado J, Valencia T, Quino W, Sandhu G, Alva J, Sosa R, Carrera S, Coleman D, Mitchison D, Evans CA.
Simplifying culture-based TB/MDRTB testing for peripherals labs
Invited oral presentation by Evans CA.
FIND Scientific Forum on Recent Advances in TB Diagnostics: 17 October 2008; Paris.
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2007

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Rao VB, Pelly TF, Gilman RH, Cabrera L, Delgado J, Soto G, Friedland JS, Escombe AR, Black RE, Evans CA.
Zinc cream and reliability of tuberculosis skin testing
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2007:13(7):1101-4. doi: 10.3201/eid1307.070227.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18214192/
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Escombe AR, Oeser C, Gilman RH, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Martà ­nez C, Caviedes L, Sheen P, Gonzalez A, Noakes C, Moore DA, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
The detection of airborne transmission of tuberculosis from HIV-infected patients, using an in vivo air sampling model
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007;44(10):1349-57. doi: 10.1086/515397.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17443474/
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Escombe AR, Oeser CC, Gilman RH, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Pan W, Martinez C, Chacaltana J, Rodriguez R, Moore DA, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Natural ventilation for the prevention of airborne contagion
PLoS Medicine 2007;4(2):e68. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040068.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17326709/
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Escombe AR, Moore DAJ, Friedland JS, Evans CA, Gilman RH.
Natural ventilation for prevention of airborne contagion: Authors’ reply (Correspondence)
PLoS Medicine 2007;4(5):e195. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0040195
Open access: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.0040195
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Fuselli S, Gilman RH, Chanock SJ, Bonatto SL, De Stefano G, Evans CA, Labuda D, Luiselli D, Salzano FM, Soto G, Vallejo G, Sajantila A, Pettener D, Tarazona-Santos E.
Analysis of nucleotide diversity of NAT2 coding region reveals homogeneity across Native American populations and high intra-population diversity
Pharmacogenomics Journal 2007;7(2):144-52. doi: 10.1038/sj.tpj.6500407.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16847467/
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2007 abstracts ASTMH Philadelphia
ABSTRACT. Shell SS*, Ramos E*, Herrera B*, Gilman RH, Quino W, Alvarado J, Valencia T, Sandhu G, Rivero M, Carrera S, Montoya R, Alva J, Franco J, Haro M, Sosa R, Valera E, Valiente B, Curatola A, Escombe AR, Moore DAJ, Sheen P, Evans CA.(*Joint first authors)
Enhancing tuberculosis culture diagnosis with the colorimetric indicator STC
Poster presentation.
In Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: 4-8 November 2007; Philadelphia, PA USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007;77.
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ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Sandhu G, Gilman RH, Soto G, Bemabe A, Saito M, Pelly T, Ahn Y, Tovar M, Rodriguez R, Escombe AR, Evans CA.
Tuberculin skin testing has limited diagnostic utility for adult pulmonary tuberculosis in endemic regions
Poster presentation 680.
In Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: 4-8 November 2007; Philadelphia, PA USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007;77 (5 Suppl):194-195.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2007.77.170
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2007.77.170
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2007 abstracts IUATLD Cape Town
ABSTRACT. Grandjean L, Martin L, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis culture, diagnosis and drug susceptibility testing without centrifugation or decontamination
Poster presentation PS-72151-10,10 November 2007.
In Proceedings of the 38th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 8,12 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2007;11(11 Suppl 1):S83.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract-Book-2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Martin L, Grandjean L, Evans CA.
Rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in stool samples
Poster presentation PS-72154-11,11 November 2007.
In Proceedings of the 38th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 8‚12 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2007;11(11 Suppl 1):S214.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract-Book-2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Boney O, Evan C, Moore D, Caviedes L, Gilman R.
Diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis in the Peruvain Amazon: new methods in a resource-poor setting
Poster presentation PC-72158-12, 12 November 2007.
In Proceedings of the 38th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 8,12 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2007;11(11 Suppl 1):S241.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract-Book-2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Siedner MJ, Gilman RH, Saatillan C, Caviedes L, Valencia T, Escombe AR, Moore DAJ, Evans CA.
Improved sensitivity of pleural tuberculosis diagnosis with the MODS assay
Poster presentation, 12 November 2007.
In Proceedings of the 38th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 8,12 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2007;11(11 Suppl 1)
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2007 abstracts MSF Cape Town
ABSTRACT. Alvarado J, Quino W, Gilman RH, Ramos E, Herrera B, Shell S, Valencia T, Montoya R, Alva J, Franco J, Haro M, Sosa R, Valera E, Valiente B, Sandhu G, Rivero M, Carrera S, Curatola A, Escombe AR, Sheen P, Evans CA.
The colorimetric indicator STC accelerates tuberculosis culture diagnosis
Poster presentation, p.13.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Onifade D, Bayer A, Gilman RH, Montoya R, Haro M, Alva J, Franco J, Sosa R, Valiente B, Valera E, Ford C, Evans CA.
Gender barriers to tuberculosis diagnosis
Poster presentation, p.53.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access:
https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Boney OC, Zevallos K, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Valencia T, Vidal CO, Escombe AR, Evans CA.
Evaluation of Microscopic-Observation Drug-Susceptibility (MODS) vs. clinical assessment, sputum microscopy, culture and PCR for diagnosing patients with tuberculosis in a resource-poor setting
Poster presentation, p.7.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Chew R, Calder ón C, Gilman RH, Sherman J, Caviedes L, Fuentes P, Coronel J, Valencia T, Hererra B, Zimic M, Huaroto L, Sabogal I, Escombe AR, Evans CA.
Sputum bleach sedimentation improves the safety and speed of microscopy for tuberculosis diagnosis
Poster presentation, p.15.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Sherman JM, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Martin LJ, Grandjean L, Valencia T, Herrera B, Quino W, Ramos E, Alva J, Rivero M, Escombe AR, Evans CA.
Monitoring anti-tuberculosis therapy with fluorescein diacetate (FDA) microscopy rapidly determines infectiousness and screens for drug resistance
Poster presentation, p.27.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Soto G, Gilman RH, Kawir V, Saito M, Bernabe A, Pelly TF, Ahnr Y, Zimic M, Ortiz J, Tovar M, Rodri­guez R, Evans CA.
Body mass index is more reliable than tubercukin skin testing for diagnosing adult pulmonary tuberculosis in endemic region
Poster presentation, p.39.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Zevallos K, Sandhu G, Sacksteder K, Kosek M, Yori PP, Banda C, Hererra B, Valencia T, Vidal C, Meza G, Vergara KC, Escombe AR, Huaroto L, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Testing intestinal helminths augments anti-mycobacterial immunity, converting interferon-gamma release assay diagnostic tests for tuberculosis infection from negative to positive
Poster presentation, p.58.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: http://www.msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Herrera B, Gilman RH, Quino W, Alvarado J, Ramos E, Lopez DG, Evans CA.
Low-cost incubator designs for tuberculosis culture diagnosis in resource-poor areas
Poster presentation, p.64.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Herrera B, Ramos E, Gilman RH, Grandjean L, Martin L, Alvarado J, Quino W, Valencia T, Sandhu G, Montoya R, Alva J, Franco J, Haro M, Sosa R, Valera E, Valiente B, Rivero M, Carrera S, Escombe AR, Curatola A, Evans CA.
Optimisation of TB field testing: in-transit sputum decontamination & culture on colorimetric selective media for TB diagnosis & drug-susceptibility testing
Poster presentation, p.15.
In proceedings of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF); Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
One day symposium on TB field Diagnostics ‘Dying for a test: 7 November 2007; Cape Town, South Africa.
Open access: https://msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Bernabé A, Vargas D, Gilman RH, Carcamo C, Tovar MA, Sanchez J, Rios J, Soto G, Caviedes L, Ortiz J, Rodriguez R, Moore D, Evans CA.
Weight loss predicts tuberculosis treatment failure and MDRTB
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Curatola A, Bernabé A, Gilman RH, Ahn Y, Soto G, Zimic M, Money O, Saito M, Pelly T, Ortiz J, Tovar MA, Rodriguez R, Moore D, Escombe R, Evans CA.
Tuberculin skin test, nutrition and disease status
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Tovar MA, Siedner M, Gilman RH, Santillan C, Caviedes L, Valencia T, Saavedra C, Moore D, Escombe R, Evans CA.
Improving the diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Zevallos K, Sandhu G, Gilman RH, Sacksteder K, Kosek M, Yori P, Banda C, Herrera B, Valencia T, Vidal C, Meza G, Vergara KC, Escombe AR, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Human anti-TB immunity is augmented by treating intestinal worms
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Agranoff D, Ahn Y, Alva J, Bayer A, Bernabe A, Carrera S, Catacora M, Chew C, Curatola A, Escombe R, Evans C, Friedland JS, Franco J, Gilman R, Haro M, Herrera B, Kosek M, Martin L, Montoya R, Pan B, Quino W, Ramos E, Rivero M, Sandhu G, Sheen P, Sherman J, Siedner M, Soto G, Soza R, Ticona E, Tovar M, Valencia T, Valera E, Valiente B, Vidal C, Yori P, Zevallos K, Zimic M.
Innovative strategies for TB control
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Sandhu G, Evans C, Friedland J, Gilman R, Agranoff D.
Proteomic signatures in Tuberculosis
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Sheen P, Zimic M, Gilman RH, Mendez M, Evans CA.
Genetic and molecular correlates of pyrazinamide resistance
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Martin L, Grandjean L, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Shiloh R, Kawai V, Soto G, Fuentes P, Zimic M, Escombe AR, Moore DAJ, Evans CA.
Stool testing to diagnose pulmonary TB in adults and children
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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ABSTRACT. Grandjean L, Martin L, Gilman RH, Valencia T, Herrera B, Quino W, Ramos E, Montoya R, Escombe AR, Moore DAJ, Coleman D, Mitchison D, Evans CA.
Rapid sensitive TB culture and susceptibility testing without the need for decontamination or centrifugation
Oral presentation, in session 3 TB treatment.
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.
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2006

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Kawai V, Soto G, Gilman RH, Bautista CT, Caviedes L, Huaroto L, Ticona E, Ortiz J, Tovar M, Chà ¡vez V, Rodrà ­guez R, Escombe AR, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis mortality, drug resistance, and infectiousness in patients with and without HIV infection in Peru
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2006;75(6):1027-1033.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17172361/
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Moore DA, Evans CA, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Coronel J, Vivar A, Sanchez E, Piñedo Y, Saravia JC, Salazar C, Oberhelman R, Hollm-Delgado MG, LaChira D, Escombe AR, Friedland JS.
Microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility assay for the diagnosis of TB
New England Journal of Medicine 2006;355(15):1539-50. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa055524.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17035648/
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Nash TE, Singh G, White AC, Rajshekhar V, Loeb JA, Proaño JV, Takayanagui OM, Gonzalez AE, Butman JA, DeGiorgio C, Del Brutto OH, Delgado-Escueta A, Evans CA, Gilman RH, Martinez SM, Medina MT, Pretell EJ, Teale J, Garcia ­a HH.
Treatment of neurocysticercosis: current status and future research needs
Neurology 2006;67(7):1120-7. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000238514.51747.3a.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17030744/
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Eza D, Cerrillo G, Moore DA, Castro C, Ticona E, Morales D, Cabanillas J, Barrantes F, Alfaro A, Benavides A, Rafael A, Valladares G, Arevalo F, Evans CA, Gilman RH.
Postmortem findings and opportunistic infections in HIV-positive patients from a public hospital in Peru
Pathology and Research and Practice 2006;202(11):767-75. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2006.07.005. Also re-published in Spanish as: Resultados postm órtem e infecciones oportunistas en pacientes VIH positivos de un hospital público del Perú. Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública 2006;23(4):270-4.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16979302/
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Uddin J, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Garcia HE, Verastegui M, Moore LJ, Evans CA, Read RC, Friedland JS.
Neurocysticercal antigens stimulate chemokine secretion from human monocytes via an NF-kB-dependent pathway
Microbes Infection 2006;8(7):1732-40. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2006.02.009.
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Oberhelman RA, Soto-Castellares G, Caviedes L, Castillo ME, Kissinger P, Moore DA, Evans C, Gilman RH.
Improved recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from children using the microscopic observation drug susceptibility method.
Pediatrics 2006;118(1):e100-6. doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-2623. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16751616
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Moore DA, Caviedes L, Gilman RH, Coronel J, Arenas F, LaChira D, Salazar C, Carlos Saravia J, Oberhelman RA, Hollm-Delgado MG, Escombe AR, Evans CA, Friedland JS.
Infrequent MODS TB culture cross-contamination in a high-burden resource-poor setting
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2006;56(1):35-43. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2006.03.009.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16678991
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Chow F, Espiritu N, Gilman RH, Gutierrez R, Lopez S, Escombe AR, Evans CA, Moore DA.
La cuerda dulce – a tolerability and acceptability study of a novel approach to specimen collection for diagnosis of paediatric pulmonary tuberculosis
BMC Infectious Diseases 2006;6:67. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-6-67.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16595008
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ABSTRACTS

2006 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Chew R, Calder ón C, Gilman R, Sherman J, Caviedes L, Fuentes P, Coronel J, Valencia T, Hererra B, Zimic M, Huaroto L, Sabogal I, Escombe A, Evans C.
Bleach-sedimentation of sputum improves the safety and speed of microscopy but does not concentrate mycobacteria for the diagnosis of TB
Oral presentation.
In Proceedings of the 159th Meeting of the Society for General Microbiology: September 2006; UK.

ABSTRACT. Zevallos K, Vergara KC, Gilman RH, Kosek M, Yori P, Banda C, Herrera B, Valencia T, Vidal C, Meza G, Friedland JS, Sandhu GS, Evans CA.
Human cell-mediated immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens is augmented by treating intestinal helminths
Oral presentation 1083, 15 November 2006.
Young investigator research travel scholarship awarded to Zevallos K for this work.
In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Conference of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: 12-16 November 2006; Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2006;75(5 Suppl):312.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2006.75.301
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ABSTRACT. Sherman JM, Tovar M, Gilman RH, Soto G, Caviedes L, Cabrera L, Zimic M, Bernabe A, Ortiz J, Rodriguez R, Ticona E, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Using treatment failure to screen for MDRTB is associated with recurrence, death and transmission
Oral presentation, 1082, 15 November 2006.
Young investigator research travel scholarship awarded to Sherman J for this work.
In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Conference of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: 12-16 November 2006; Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2006;75(5 Suppl):312.
doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2006.75.301
Open access: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2006.75.301
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ABSTRACT. Vargas-Prada S, Flores F, Acosta R, Castaneda E, Gutierrez R, Sanchez E, Evans C, Escombe AR, Gilman RH, Moore DAJ.
Occupational-attributable tuberculosis infection in Peruvian medical students: prevalence and risk factors
Poster presentation PS-61502-02, 2 November 2006.
In Proceedings of the 37th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 31 October‚ 4 November 2006; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2006;10(11 Suppl 1):S107.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2006_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Escombe AR, Navincopa M, Gilman RH, Saavedra Ramirez R, Ticona E, Martinez C, Herrera B, Valencia T, Moore DAJ, Friedland JS, Evans C.
Upper room ultraviolet light and negative air ionization both prevent airborne tuberculosis transmission
Poster presentation PC-61951-02, 2 November 2006.
In Proceedings of the 37th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 31 October‚ 4 November 2006; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2006;10(11 Suppl 1):S63.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2006_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Vargas D, Bernabe A, Gilman RH, Kawai V, Sato G, Moore DA, Caviedes L, Bautista CT, Tovar M, Chavez V, Huaroto L, Ticona E, Evans CA.
Factors associated with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in HIV- infected patients, Peru
Poster presentation MOAB0103, 14 August 2006.
In Proceedings of the 16th International AIDS Conference:13-18 August 2006; Toronto, Canada.
Open access: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cohenaids/5571095.0191.004?rgn=main;view=fulltext
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ABSTRACT. Chew R, Calder ón C, Gilman R, Sherman J, Caviedes L, Fuentes P, Coronel J, Valencia T, Hererra B, Zimic M, Huaroto L, Sabogal I, Escombe A, Evans C.
Clinical and investigative tropical medicine in Peru
Oral presentation
Chew C was awarded the best medical student elective presentation prize.
Addenbrooke, Hospital, Cambridge: September 2006; Cambridge, UK.

2005

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Oeser CC, Escombe AR, Gilman RH, Friedland JS, Evans CA, Moore DA,
Does traditional medicine use hamper efforts at tuberculosis control in urban Peru?
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2005;73(3):571-5.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16172483
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Pelly TF, Santillan CF, Gilman RH, Cabrera LZ, Garcia E, Vidal C, Zimic MJ, Moore DA, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis skin testing, anergy and protein malnutrition in Peru
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2005;9(9):977-984
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16161252
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Moore D, Evans C, Gilman R, Vargas D, Escombe R.
Appropriate technology in tuberculosis diagnostics. (Correspondence)
Lancet 2005;365(9470):1541-2 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(05)66453-7.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15866305
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Vargas D, Garci­a L, Gilman RH, Evans C, Ticona E, Ñavincopa M, Luo RF, Caviedes L, Hong C, Escombe R, Moore DAJ.
Diagnosis of sputum-scarce HIV-associated pulmonary tuberculosis in Lima, Peru
Lancet 2005;365(9454):150-2. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(05)66453-7.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15601666
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White JK, Mastroeni P, Popoff JF, Evans CA, Blackwell JM.
Slc11a1-mediated resistance to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and Leishmania donovani infections does not require functional inducible nitric oxide synthase or phagocyte oxidase activity
Journal of Leukocyte Biology 2005;77(3):311-20. doi: 10.1189/jlb.0904546.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15601666
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Evans CA, Friedland JS, Gotuzzo E.
HIV in South America
Medicine 2005;33(6):44-45. doi: 10.1383/medc.33.6.44.66003.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22003311
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ABSTRACTS

2005 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Escombe AR, Oeser CC, Marti­nez C, Chacaltana J, Rodriguez R, Ñavincopa M, Ticona E, Moore DAJ, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Natural ventilation to reduce nosocomial transmission of tuberculosis and other airborne infections
Poster presentation TS-1840-20, 20 October 2005
In Proceedings of the 36th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 18-22 October 2005; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2005;9(11 Suppl 1):S56-57.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2005_Union_World_ConferenceWEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Eisen S, Pealing S, Necochea A, Leybell I, Pacheco R, Caviedes L, Valencia T, Gilman RH, Santillan CF, Friedland JS, Moore DAJ, Evans CA.
Human antimycobacterial immunity is augmented by ascent to high altitude
Poster presentation PS-1839-21, 21 October 2005
In Proceedings of the 36th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 18-22 October 2005; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2005;9(11 Suppl 1):S163-164.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2005_Union_World_ConferenceWEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Escombe AR, Saavedra MG, Navincopa M, Martinez C, Ticona E, Ramos D, Caviedes L, Arenas F, Moore DAJ, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
Studies of airborne tuberculosis transmission
Poster presentation PS-1843-21, 21 October 2005
In Proceedings of the 36th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 18-22 October 2005; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2005;9(11 Suppl 1):S177-178.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2005_Union_World_ConferenceWEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Bowman NM, Coronel J, Gilman RH, Escombe AR, Caviedes L, Friedland J, Saraavia J-C, Evans CA, Moore DAJ.
Comparative contamination rates in the microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay (MODS), MBBacT and Löwenstein-Jensen cultures
Poster presentation PS-2118-22, 22 October 2005
In Proceedings of the 36th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 18-22 October 2005; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2005;9(11 Suppl 1):S267.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2005_Union_World_ConferenceWEB.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Moore DA, Evans CA, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Coronel J, Escombe A, Friedland JS.
Operational assessment of novel tools for rapid diagnosis of MDR-TB in resource poor settings
Oral presentation
Annual Science Meeting, The Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine Imperial Collage London. Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town: 10 -11 November 2005; Cape Town, South Africa.
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ABSTRACT. Agranoff D, Alva J, Andrade R, Arenas F, Baldwin M, Bhadelia A, Black R, Barrios L, Bautista C, Boney O, CabreraL, Calle J, Caviedes L, Chaisson D, Chodini P, Delgado J, Doherty T, Eisen S, Escombe R, Evans C, Franco J, Friedland J, Ford C, Fuentes P, Garcia E, Gilman R, Golden B, Haro M, Herrera B, Hopewell P, Kawai V, Kosek M, Koyanagi A, Leybell I, Loiselle C, Macdonald D, Mayta H, Moore D, Montoya R, Moulton L, Mukungu D, Necochea A, Oberhelman R, Ochoa I, Oeser C, Pan B, Pacheco R, Pealing L, Pelly T, Porter J, Robertson D, Rao B, Rosenthal I, Sabogal I, Saito M, Sadhu G, Santiago E, Santillan C, Sheen P, Sherman J, Sherman L, Small P, Soria P, Soto G, Soza R, Taylor E, Ticona E, Tovar M, Tsai YK,nValencia T, Valiente B, Vargas C, Vidal C, Wiles S, Yori P, Young D, Zevallos K, Zhang Y, Zimic M.
Innovative strategies for TB control
Oral presentation
Annual Scientific Meeting, The Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine Imperial College London, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine Faculty of Health University of Cape Town: 10 -11 November 2005; Cape Town, South Africa
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ABSTRACT. Escombe R, Saavedra MG, Navincopa M, Martinez C, Ticona E, Gonzales A, Ramos E, Caviedes L, Friedland JS, Gilman RH, Evans CA.
The Prevention of airborne tuberculosis transmission
Oral presentation
Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town: 10 -11 November 2005; Cape Town, South Africa.
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2004

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Baldwin MR, Yori PP, Ford C, Moore DAJ, Gilman RH, Vidal C, Ticona E, Evans CA.
Tuberculosis and nutrition: disease perceptions and health seeking behavior of household contacts. in the Peruvian Amazon
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2004;8(12):1484-91.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15636496
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Moore DAJ, Mendoza D, Gilman RH, Evans CA, Hollm-Delgado MG, Guerra J, Caviedes L, Vargas D, Ticona E, Ortiz J, Soto G, Serpa J, The Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru.
Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay, a rapid, reliable diagnostic test for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis suitable for use in resource-poor settings
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2004;42(10):4432-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.42.10.4432-4437.2004.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15472289
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Pelly T, Moore DAJ, Gilman R, Evans C.
Recent tuberculosis advances in Latin America
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2004;17(5):397-403. doi: 10.1097/00001432-200410000-00003.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15353958
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Saito M, Bautista CT, Gilman RH, Bowering A, Levy MZ, Evans CA.
The value of counting BCG scars for interpretation of tuberculin skin tests in a tuberculosis hyperendemic shantytown, Peru
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2004;8(7):842-7.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15260275
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Nash TE, Del Brutto OH, Butman JA, Corona T, Delgado-Escueta A, Duron RM, Evans CA, Gilman RH, Gonzalez AE, Loeb JA, Medina MT, Pietsch-Escueta S, Pretell EJ, Takayanagui OM, Theodore W, Tsang VCW, Garci­a HH.
Caic neurocysticercosis and epileptogenesis
Neurology 2004;62(11):1934‚1938. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000129481.12067.06
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15184592
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Garci­a HH, Pretell EJ, Gilman RH, Martinez SM, Moulton LH, Del Brutto OH, Herrera G, Evans CA, Gonzalez AE, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
A trial of antiparasitic treatment to reduce the rate of seizures due to cerebral cysticercosis
New England Journal of Medicine 2004;350(3):249-58. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa031294.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14724304
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ABSTRACTS

2004 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Moore DAJ, Coronel J, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Friedland JS, Evans CA, Saravia J-C.
Rapid, sensitive detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum: MODS (microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay) outperforms Löwenstein-Jensen and MBBacT culture
Poster presentation PS-456-493, 1 November 2004
In Proceedings of the 35th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 28 October–1 November 2004; Paris, France.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2004;8(11 Suppl 1):S190-191
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2004.pdf
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ABSTRACT. Green J, Gökmen R, Kelly M, Clutterbuck E, Sampson B, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of topical micronutrient supplementation to improve the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in haemodialysis patients
Poster presentation
In Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Research Symposium: 8 December 2004; London, UK.
Open access: PDF
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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTER
Evans C.
Chapter 31: Trichinosis.
In: Parry E, Godfrey R, Mabey D, Gill G (eds.). Principles of medicine in Africa. Third edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2004:453-454.

BOOK CHAPTER
Evans CA, Gilman RH, Gonzalez AE, Garci­a HH.
Chapter 249: Taenia solium (Cysticercosis)
In: Kamel R, Lumley J (eds.). Textbook of tropical surgery. London: Westminster Publishing Limited; 2004:1088-1092.
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2003

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Mayta H, Gilman RH, Arenas F, Valencia T, Caviedes L, Montenegro SH, Ticona E, Ortiz J, Chumpitaz R, Evans CA, Williams DL, The Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru.
Evaluation of a PCR-Based universal heteroduplex generator assay as a tool for rapid detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Peru
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2003;41(12):5774-7. doi: 10.1128/jcm.41.12.5774-5777.2003.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14662980
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Garcia HH, Gonzalez AE, Evans CA, Gilman RH, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Taenia solium cysticercosis
Lancet 2003;362(9383):547-56. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(03)14117-7.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12932389
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2002

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Joseph P, Calderón MM, Gilman RH, Quispe ML, Cok J, Ticona E, Chavez V, Jimenez JA, Chang MC, Lopez MJ, Evans CA.
Optimization and evaluation of a PCR assay for detecting of toxoplasmic encephalitis in patients with AIDS
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2002;40(12):4499-503. doi: 10.1128/jcm.40.12.4499-4503.2002.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12454142
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Gilman RH, Anderton C, Kosek M, Garcia HH, Evans CA.
How many committees does it take to make a project ethical? (Correspondence)
Lancet 2002;360(9338):1025-6. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(02)11115-9.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12383698
Alternative open access: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(02)11115-9/fulltext
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Garci­a HH, Evans CA, Nash TE, Takayanagui OM, White AC Jr, Botero D, Rajshekhar V, Tsang VCW, Schantz PM, Allan JC, Flisser A, Correa D, Sarti E, Friedland JS, Martinez SM, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Del Brutto OH.
Current consensus guidelines for treatment of neurocysticercosis
Clinical Microbiology Reviews 2002;15(4):747-56. doi: 10.1128/cmr.15.4.747-756.2002.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11736990
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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTER
Flisser A, Correa D, Evans C.
Chapter 2: Taenia solium cysticercosis: new and revisited immunological aspects
In: Singh G, Prabhakar S (eds.). Taenia solium cysticercosis: from basic to clinical science. Oxford: CABI Publishing; 2002:15-24.

BOOK CHAPTER
Evans C.
Chapter 42: Taenia solium vaccination: present status and future prospects
In: Singh G, Prabhakar S (eds.). Taenia solium cysticercosis: from basic to clinical science. Oxford: CABI Publishing; 2002:421-429.

2001

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Blackwell JM, Goswami T, Evans CA, Sibthorpe D, Papo N, White JK, Searle S, Miller EN, Peacock CS, Mohammed H, Ibrahim M.
SLC11A1 (formerly NRAMP1) and disease resistance
Cellular Microbiology 2001;3(12):773-84. doi: 10.1046/j.1462-5822.2001.00150.x.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11736990
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Del Brutto OH, Rajshekhar V, White AC Jr, Tsang VCW, Nash TE, Takayanagui OM, Schantz PM, Evans CA, Flisser A, Correa D, Botero D, Allan JC, Sarti E, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Garcia HH.
Proposed diagnostic criteria for neurocysticercosis
Neurology 2001;57(2):177-83. doi: 10.1212/wnl.57.2.177.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11480424
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Evans CA, Harbuz MS, Ostenfeld T, Norrish A, Blackwell JM.
Nramp1 is expressed in neurons and is associated with behavioural and immune responses to stress
Neurogenetics 2001;3(2):69-78. doi: 10.1007/s100480100105.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11354828
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ABSTRACTS

2001 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Rao VB, Pelly TF, Gilman RH, Soto G, Delgado J, Saito M, Cabrera L, Black RE, Friedland JS, Golden BE, Doherty T, Evans CA.
Zinc augments tuberculosis skin test reactions
Poster presentation.
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Research in Progress Meeting: 13 December 2001; London, UK.
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ABSTRACT. Evans C, Harbuz MS, Ostenfeld T, Norrish AR, Blackwell JM.
Nramp1 is expressed in neurones and influences behavioural and neuroimmune stress responses
Oral presentation P65a
In Proceedings of the 8th Annual Meeting of the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society (PNIRS) conference: 2001; Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Also published in Journal of Infection 2000;40(2):A28. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0163-4453(00)80109-7
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ABSTRACT. Pelly TF, Santillan C, Gilman RH, Cabrera L, Garcia E, Saito M, Evans CA.
Tuberculin skin testing in two Peruvian populations: anergy, nutritional status and parasitic infection
Poster presentation.
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Research in Progress Meeting: 13 December 2001; London, UK.
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2000

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Caviedes L, Lee TS, Gilman RH, Sheen P, Spellman E, Lee EH, Berg DE, Montenegro-James S, The Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru: Fuentes P, Valencia T, Chumpitaz R, Salas I, Recavarren S, Cama R, Cabrera L, Franchi L, Ticona E, Ticona L, Chavez V, Vivar A, Rodriguez S, Checkley W, Black R, Franzblau S, Friedland J, Evans C.
Rapid, efficient detection and drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum by microscopic observation of broth cultures
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2000;38(3):1203-8.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10699023
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ABSTRACTS

2000 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Harbuz MS, Ostenfeld T, Norrish AR, Blackwell JM.
Nramp1 and susceptibility to intracellular infection: from mice to the clinic
Invited oral presentation
Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health: 2000; Baltimore, USA.

ABSTRACT. Evans C.
Determinants of susceptibility to intracellular infection
Invited oral presentation
In Proceedings of the Infectious Diseases Symposium: 2000; Lima.

ABSTRACT. Evans C, Norrish AR, Blackwell JM.
Nramp1 genotype modulates the immunopathogenesis of murine toxoplasmosis
Oral presentation
In Proceedings of Federation of Infection Societies Conference: 2000; Manchester, UK.
Also published in: Journal of Infection.

ABSTRACT. Evans C, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
The immunopathogenesis of T. solium infections: implications for therapy and prevention
Invited oral presentation
In Proceedings of the Cysticercosis Consensus Meeting: 2000; Lima, Peru.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans CAW, Garcia HH, Gilman RH.
Chapter 124.1: Cysticercosis.
In: Strickland GT (ed.). Hunter tropical medicine and emerging infectious diseases. 8th edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2000:862-6.

PhD THESIS.
Evans C.
Nramp1genotype, stress and the immunopathogenesis of intracellular parasitisim
PhD Thesis. Cambridge: University of Cambridge;2000.

1999

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Bern C, Garcia HH, Evans C, Gonzalez AE, Verastegui M, Tsang VCW, Gilman RH.
Magnitude of the disease burden from neurocysticercosis in a developing country
Clinical Infectious Diseases 1999;29(5):1203-9. doi: 10.1086/313470.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10524964
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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLE
Evans C, Lynn W, , Francis N, Peters M, Shaunak S.
Localisation of CMV ileitis in patients with AIDS using white cell scanning
Brunei International Medical Journal 1999;1(1):325-328.
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BOOK CHAPTER
Gilman RH, Garcia HH, Gonzalez A, Dunleavy M, Verastagui M, Evans C.
Chapter: Short cuts to development: methods to control the transmission of cysticercosis in developing countries
In: Garcia HH, Martinez SM (eds.). Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis. 2nd edition. Lima: Editorial Universo;1999:313-26.
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BOOK CHAPTER
Evans C, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Chapter: The immunology of the host-parasite relationship in Taenia solium cysticercosis: implications for prevention and therapy
In: Garcia HH, Martinez SM (eds.). Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis. 2nd edition. Lima: Editorial Universo;1999:25-39.
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BOOK CHAPTER
Gonzalez A, Gavidia C, Falcon N, Evans C, Bernal T, Lopez-Urbina T, Garcia HH, Gilman RH.
Chapter: Porcine cysticercosis: epidemiology, diagnosis & treatment
In: Garcia HH, Martinez SM (eds.). Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis. 2nd edition. Lima: Editorial Universo;1999.
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ARTICLE
Evans CAW, Hughes JMB, Jackson J, Scott J, Dollery C, Whyte M, Lynn W.
Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: from coils to genes
Brunei International Medical Journal 1999;1(1):449-454.
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1998

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Evans CA, Garcia HH, Hartnell A, Gilman RH, Jose PJ, Martà ­nez M, Remick DG, Williams TJ, Friedland JS.
Elevated concentrations of eotaxin and interleukin-5 in human neurocysticercosis
Infection and Immunity 1998;66(9):4522-5.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9712812
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Evans CA, Jellis J, Hughes SP, Remick DG, Friedland JS.
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-6, and interleukin-8 secretion and the acute-phase response in patients with bacterial and tuberculous osteomyelitis
Journal of Infectious Diseases 1998;177(6):1582-7. doi: 10.1086/515313.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9607836
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Garcia HH, Araoz R, Gilman RH, Valdez J, Gonzalez AE, Gavidia C, Bravo ML, Tsang VCW, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Martinez M, Rodriguez S, Pretell J, Tovar M, Altamirano J, Alvarado M, Alban G, Cosentino C, Montano S, Mija L, Verastegui M, Torres M, Escajadillo H, Herrera G, Barron E, Falcon N, Bernal T, Lopez M, McDonald J, Evans C.
Increased prevalence of cysticercosis and taeniasis among professional fried pork vendors and the general population of a village in the Peruvian highlands
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1998;59(6):902-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.1998.59.902.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9886197
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Garcia HH, Harrison LJ, Parkhouse RM, Montenegro T, Martinez SM, Tsang VCW, Gilman RH, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Tovar M, Rodri­guez S, Alvarado M, Nunez J, Portilla L, Valencia A, Torres L, Verastegui M, Herrera G, Gonzales AE, Gavidia C, Falcon N, Bernal T, Evans C.
A specific antigen-detection ELISA for the diagnosis of human neurocysticercosis
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1998;92(4):411-4. doi: 10.1016/s0035-9203(98)91069-0.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9850394
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ABSTRACTS

1998 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Norrish A, Soo S, Blackwell J.
The immunopathogenesis of Leishmania donovani infection in Nramp1 congenic mice
Oral presentation O-0517 (invited speaker & chairperson).
In Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Parasitology: 1998; Tokyo.
Also published in: Parasitology International 1998;47(Suppl 1):260. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1383-5769(98)80722-8
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ABSTRACT. Evans C, Garcia H, Gilman R, Friedland J.
The immunopathogenesis of neurocysticercosis: implications for treatment
Oral presentation S-F4-5 (invited speaker & chairperson).
In Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Parasitology: 1998; Tokyo.
Also published in: Parasitology International 1998;47(Suppl 1):29.
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ABSTRACT. Evans C, Garci­a H, Hartnell A, Gilman R, Jose P, Martinez M, Remick D, Williams T, Friedland J.
The chemokine and pro-inflammatory cytokine response in human neurocysticercosis
Oral presentation.
In Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress on Tropical Medicine and 4th Residential Meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: 1998; Liverpool, UK.
Also published in: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
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ABSTRACT. Tsai Y, Aliaga J, Gilman R, Valencia T, Calderon M, Verastegui M, Evans C.
Evaluation of electrically superoxidised saline for water disinfection in tropical countries
Oral presentation
In Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress on Tropical Medicine and 4th Residential Meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene:1998; Liverpool, UK.
Also published in: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

1997

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Evans CA, Gilman RH, Rabbani GH, Salazar G, Ali A.
Gastric acid secretion and enteric infection in Bangladesh
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1997;91(6):681-5.doi: 10.1016/s0035-9203(97)90523-x.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9509179
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Evans C, Garci­a HH, Gilman RH, Friedland JS.
Controversies in the management of cysticercosis(Commentaries)
Emerging Infectious Diseases 1997;3(3):403-5. doi: 10.3201/eid0303.970324.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9284392
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Evans CAW, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Verastegui M, Garcia HH, Chavera A, Pilcher JB, Tsang VCW.
Immunotherapy for porcine cysticercosis: implications for prevention of human disease
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1997;56(1):33-7. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.1997.56.33.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9063358
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Garcia HH, Gilman RH, Catacora M, Verastegui M, Gonzalez AE, Tsang VCW, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Martinez M, Altamirano J, Trelles L, Cuba JM, Alvarado M, Alban G, Estrada H, Rios-Saavedra N, Soto M, Torres MP, Boero J, Gavidia C, Barron E, Falcon N, Lopez MT, Pilcher JB, Evans C.
Serological evolution of neurocysticercosis patients after antiparasitic therapy
Journal of Infectious Diseases 1997;175(2):486-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/175.2.486.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9203680
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Garci­a HH, Gilman RH, Tsang VCW, Gonzalez AE, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Verastegui M, Torres M, Miranda E, Herrera G, Gavidia C, Barron E, Falcon N, Lopez MT, Marti­nez M, Evans C, Pilcher J.
Clinical significance of neurocysticercosis in endemic villages
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1997;91(2):176-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0035-9203(97)90213-3
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9196761
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ABSTRACTS

1997 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Garci­a H, Gilman R, Martinez M, Remick D, Friedland J.
Cytokines and the immunopathology of human neurocysticercosis
Poster presentation
In Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the Federation of Infection Societies: 26-28 November 1997; Manchester, UK.
Also published in: Journal of Infection 1998;36:A21.
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ABSTRACT. Evans C, Roberts C, Alexander J, Harbuz M, Lightman S, Blackwell J.
Age-dependent immune responses to murine toxoplasmosis
Oral presentation
Hospital Infection Society: 1997; London, UK.

1996

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Jellis J, Evans C, Hughes S, Friedland JS.
Presumed Pott’s disease. (Correspondence)
Lancet 1996;347(8999):476-7. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(96)90057-4.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8618516
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ABSTRACTS

1996 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Roberts C, Alexander J, Blackwell J.
Acute toxoplasmic encephalitis in Nramp1 congenic mice
Oral presentation
In Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the Federation of Infection Societies: 27-29 November 1996; Manchester, UK.
Also published in: Journal of Infection 1997;34:162.

ABSTRACT. Evans C, Roberts C, Alexander J, Blackwell J.
Toxoplasma gondii encephalitis in Nramp1 congenic mice
Poster presentation
In Proceedings of the 4th International Biennial Toxoplasma Conference: 22-26 July 1996; Drymen, Scotland.

ABSTRACT. Evans C & The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
The immunology of taeniasis/cysticercosis: implications for prevention and treatment
Invited oral presentation
In Proceedings of the 1st International Cysticercosis Conference: 1996; Lima, Peru.

ABSTRACT. Evans C, Gonzalez A, Gilman R, et al.
Immunotherapy for the control of porcine cysticercosis
Invited oral presentation
In Proceedings of the 1st International Cysticercosis Conference: 1996; Lima, Peru.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTER
Evans C, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Chapter: The immunology of taeniasis/cysticercosis: implications for prevention & treatment
In: Garcia HH, Martinez SM (eds.). Taeniasis/cysticercosis. Lima: Editorial Universo; 1996:51-64.
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BOOK CHAPTER
Evans C, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Verastegui M, Garcia H, Chavera A, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Chapter 15: Cysticercosis: immunology and immunotherapy
In: Clifford-Rose F (ed.). Recent advances in tropical neurology. London: Elsevier;1996:155-64.
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BOOK CHAPTER
Evans C, Gonzalez A, Gilman RH, Verastegui M, Garcia HH, Chavera A, Tsang V, Pilcher J.
Chapter: Immunotherapy for porcine cysticercosis
In: Garcia HH, Martinez SM (eds.). Taeniasis/cysticercosis: Taenia solium. Lima: Editorial Universo; 1996:121-32.
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BOOK CHAPTER
Gilman RH, Garcia HH, Gonzalez AE, Verastegui M, Dunleavy M, Evans C.
Chapter: Methods for controlling cysticercosis transmission
In: Garcia HH, Martinez SM (eds.). Taeniasis/cysticercosis: Taenia solium. Lima: Editorial Universo; 1996:341-346.

1995

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Garcia HH, Gilman RH, Tovar MA, Flores E, Jo R, Tsang VCW, Diaz F, Torres P, Miranda E, The Cysticercosis Working Group (CWG) in Peru: Narano J, Herrera G, Verastegui M, Madico G, Montenegro T, Matsuoka J, Gonzales AE, Gavidia C, Pilcher J, Evans C, Guerron A, Boero J, Kacena K, Huffman L, Altamirano J, Marti­nez M, Alvarado M, Porras M, Orrillo E, Alban G, Trelles L, Escalante S, Palomino L, Saavedra N, Cuba J, Estrada H, Soto M, Terashima A, Cabrera J, Campos P, Rocca U.
Factors associated with Taenia solium cysticercosis: analysis of nine hundred forty-six Peruvian neurologic patients
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1995;52(2):145-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.1995.52.145.
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ABSTRACT

1995 abstract
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Gonzalez A, Gilman R, Verastegui M, Garcia H, Chavera A, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Reduced viability of Taenia solium cysticerci following antigenic challenge in pigs
Poster presentation P9.2.
In Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial Conference of the Federation of Infection Societies: 29 November -1 December 1995: Manchester, UK.
Also published in: Journal of Infection 1996;32(1):83.
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OTHER PUBLICATION

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS.
Evans C.
Antibiotics: uses & abuses
In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the Asociaci ón Peruano Japonesa del Peru; Lima.
Lima: Asociaci ón Peruano Japonesa del Peru;1995
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1994

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Gonzalez AE, Gilman R, Garcia HH, McDonald J, Kacena K, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, Suarez F, Gavidia C, Miranda E, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Naranjo J, Verastegui M, Carcamo C, Montenegro T, Evans C, Mantle R, Guerron A, Castro A, Trelles L, Porras M, Orrillo E, Escalante S, Palomino L, Calagua L, Alban G, Saavedra N, Garate E, Martà ­nez H, Cuba J, Estrada H, Soto M, Terasima A, Cabrera J, Campos P, Rivara A, Rocca U, Castaneda M, Lescano M, Vasquez M, Samaniego L, Matsuoka J.
Use of sentinel pigs to monitor environmental Taenia solium contamination
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1994;51(6):847-50. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.1994.51.847
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7810821
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Garci­a HH, Herrera G, Gilman RH, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, Diaz JF, Candy EJ, Miranda E, Naranjo J, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru (Clinical Studies Coordination Board): Torres P, Gallo C, Carcamo C, Verastegui M, Montenegro T, Alvarez M, Evans C, Gonzà ¡les E, Castro M, Guerron A, Martinez M, Porras M, Alvarado M, Orrillo E, Palomino L, Alban G, Calagua L, Escalante S, Trelles L, Aliaga O, Saavedra N, Velarde M, Cuba J, Estrada H,.Soto M, Portilla L, Terashima A, Cabrera J, Campos P, Morote D, Rocca U.
Discrepancies between cerebral computed tomography and western blot in the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1994;50(2):152-7. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.1994.50.152
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8116806/
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Moro PL, Guevara A, Verastegui M, Gilman RH, Poma H, Tapia B, Tsang VCW, Garcia HH, Pacheco R, Lapel C, Miranda E, The Cysticercosis Working Group (CWG) in Peru: Garcia HH, Di­az F, Naranjo J, Carcamo C, Montenegro T, Torres P, Pilcher J, Evans C, Gonzà ¡les A, Martinez M, Altamirano J, Alvarado M, Orrillo E, Escalante S, Palomino L, Alban G, Rios-Saavedra N, Cuba JM, Estrada H, Terashima A, Cabrera J, Campos P, Rocca U, Lescano M, Vasquez L, Samaniego L, Matsuoka J.
Distribution of hydatidosis and cysticercosis in different Peruvian populations as demonstrated by an enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot (EITB) Assay
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1994;51(6):851-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.1994.51.851.
Open access: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7810822
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ABSTRACT

1994 abstract
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Gonzalez A, Gilman R, et al.
Immunotherapy for porcine cysticercosis
Oral presentation
In Proceedings of International Neurology Conference: 1994; Limoges, France.

1993

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Garcia HH, Di­az F, Miranda E, Naranjo J, Herrera G, Carcamo C, Verastegui M, Montenegro T, Alvarez M, Torres MP, Tsang V, Pilcher J, Chevera A, Delgado A, Lozada J, Henderson P, Armas F, Rodriguez T, Evans CA, Vasquez L, Cama V.
The marketing of cysticercotic pigs in the sierra of Peru
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1993;71(2):223-8.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8490986
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Garcia HH, Gilman R, Herrera MD, Diaz F, Miranda E, Martinez M, Alvarado M, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, The Cysticercosis Working Group (CWG) in Peru: Naranjo J, Verastegui M, Carcamo C, Montenegro T, Torres P, Evans C, Mantle R, Gonzà ¡les A, Guerron A, Castro M, Trelles L, Porras M, Orrillo E, Escalante S, Palomino L, Calagua L, Alban G, Saavedra N, Garate E, Martà ­nez H, Cuba JM, Estrada H, Soto M, Terashima A, Cabrera J, Campos P, Rivara A, Rocca U, Castaneda M, Lescano M, Vasquez L, Samaniego L, Matsuoko J.
Cysticercosis as a major cause of epilepsy in Peru
Lancet 1993;341(8839):197-200. doi: 10.1016/0140-6736(93)90064-n.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8093496
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1992

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Diaz F, Garci­a HH, Gilman RH, Gonzales AE, Castro M, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, Vasquez LE, Lescano M, Carcamo C, Madico G, Miranda E, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Naranjo J, Verastegui M, Montenegro T, Gallo C, Torres P, Guevara A, Castillo R, Matsuoka J, Samaniego L, Riva N, Alban G, Evans C.
Epidemiology of taeniasis and cysticercosis in a Peruvian village
American Journal of Epidemiology 1992;135(8):875-82. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a116383.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1585900
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Diaz JF, Verastegui M, Gilman RH, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, Gallo C, Garcia HH, Torres P, Montenegro T, Miranda E, The Cysticercosis Working Group (CWG) in Peru: Castillo R, Alvarez M, Guevara A, Carcamo C, Herrera G, Evans C, Gonzales, Castro M, Chavera A, Campos K, Delgado A, Chavez A, Bazalar H, Martinez M, Porras M, Alvarado M, Orrillo E, Palomino L, Escalante S, Alban G, Trelles L, Saavedra N, Velarde M, Cuba J, Soto M, Cabrera J, Campos P, Herrera E, Molina E, Yalan F, Alfaro J, Morote D, Rocca U, Castaneda M, Ayala M, Lescano M, Vasquez L, Riva N, Samaniego L, Matsuoka J.
Immunodiagnosis of human cysticercosis (Taenia solium): a field comparison of an antibody-enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), an antigen-ELISA, and an enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot (EITB) assay in Peru
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1992;46(5):610-5. doi: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.1992.46.610.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1599056/
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1991

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Garcia HH, Herrera G, Diaz F, Verastegui M, Gallo C, Naranjo J, Miranda E, Martinez M, Porras M, Alvarado M, Gilman R, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Carcamo C, Calderon J, Montenegro T, Alvarez M, Guevara A, Torres P, Evans C, Gonzà ¡les E, Castro M, Chavera A, Campos K, Delgado A, Chavez A, Bazalar H, Orrillo E, Palomino L, Escalante S, Alban G, Trelles L, Rios-Saavedra N, Velarde M, Cuba J, Polar E, Nunez J, Soto M, Cabrera J, Campos P, Herrera E, Molina E, Yalan F, Alfaro J, Morote D, Rocca U, Castaneda M, Ayala M, Lescano M, Vasquez LE, Riva N, Samaniego L, Matsuoka J.
Diagnosis of cysticercosis in endemic regions
Lancet 1991;338(8766):549-51.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1678809
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1990

OTHER PUBLICATION

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans C, Richardson P.
Chapter: A double-blind randomised placebo-controlled study of therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia
In: Bonke B (ed.). Memory & awareness during general anaesthesia. Amsterdam: Swets & Zeitlinger; 1990:120-30.
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1989

OTHER PUBLICATION

ARTICLE.
Evans C, Richardson P.
Therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia
Journal of the Institute for the Advancement of Health 1989;5:5-11.
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ABSTRACT

1989 abstract
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Richardson P.
Improved recovery & reduced postoperative stay after therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia
In Proceedings of the British Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: July 1989; London, UK.

1988

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Evans C, Richardson PH.
Improved recovery and reduced postoperative stay after therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia
Lancet 1988; 2(8609):491-3. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(88)90131-6.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2900410
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Mackie DS, Evans C, Richardson PH.
Therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia. (Correspondece)
Lancet 1988;332(8617):955-6. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(88)92615-3

ABSTRACT

1988 abstract
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Richardson P.
A double-blind randomised placebo-controlled study of therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia
Oral presentation
In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Memory & Awareness during General Anaesthesia: 1988; Glasgow, UK.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLE.
Evans C, Richardson P.
Utilisation de la suggestion pendant l’anesthesie generale: amelioration des suites operatoires
Le Journal International de Medicine 1988;119:25-30.