2019

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

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 tuberculosis among contacts of patients with tuberculosis: a derivation and external validation prospective cohort study
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2019 Oct 30;pii: S1473-3099(19)30423-2. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30423-2. [Epub ahead of print]
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31678031

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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.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/laninf/PIIS1473-3099(19)30387-1.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.
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.
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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30865803

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Shibabaw A, Gelaw B, Kelley H, Balada-Llasat JM, Evans C, 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30711158

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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30910427

ABSTRACTS

2019 abstracts IUATLD Hyderabad
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

ABSTRACT. Quevedo Cruz L, Montoya R, Valencia A, Picoy J, Otero L, Valencia T, Tovar MA, Saunders M, Evans C, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Metcalf T, Soria J, Montano SM, Ticona E, Evans CA, Huaroto L, Kasper M, Ramos ES, Mori N, Jittamala P, Chotivanich K, Chávez 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29912907

Zhang A, Jumbe E, Krysiak R, Sidiki S, V Kelley H, Chemey EK, Kamba C, Mwapasa V, García JI, Norris A, Pan XJ, Evans C, 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29977794

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

Proaño A, Bui DP, López 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

Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Datta S, Saunders MJ, Evans CA.
Addressing social determinants to end tuberculosis. (Editorial)
Lancet 2018;391(10126):1129-1132.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29595481 (free registration needed to download PDF)
Alternative open access: updating

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

2018 abstracts ICID Buenos Aires
ABSTRACT. Herdman T, Tovar M, Wingfield T, Montoya R, Valencia T, Zhang J, Datta S, Evans C.
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

ABSTRACT. Zhang J, Herdman T, Saunders M, Montoya R, Ramos E, Tovar M, Datta S, Evans C.
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.
Abstracts / 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

ABSTRACT. Datta S, Tovar M, Valencia T, Ramos E, Montoya R, Lewis J, Evans C.
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

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

ABSTRACT. Datta S, Alvarado K, Valencia T, Ramos E, Aparicio C, Tovar M, Montoya R, Evans C.
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

ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Saunders M, Datta S, Huff D, Montoya R, Lewis JJ, Evans C.
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

ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Datta S, Saunders M, Wingfield T, Valencia T, Montoya R, Valencia A, Evans C.
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

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

2017 abstract ECCMID Vienna
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.
In Proceedings of the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID): 22-25 April 2017; Vienna.

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

 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

Dudley MZ, Sheen P, Gilman RH, Ticona E, Friedland JS, Kirwan DE, Caviedes L, Rodríguez R, Cabrera LZ, Coronel J, Grandjean L, Moore DAJ, Evans CA, Huaroto L, Chávez-Pérez 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

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

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

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

Proaño A, Bravard MA, Tracey BH, López 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

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)
Alternative open access: updating

Kirwan DE, Ugarte-Gil C, Gilman RH, Caviedes L, Rizvif H, Ticona E, Chávez 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

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

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

ABSTRACT. Bonadonna L, Saunders M, Zegarra R, Evans C, Guio H.
The social determinants underlying tuberculosis diagnostic delay: a mixed methods study.
Abstract presentation SOA-511-27, 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):S119-120.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/UNION_Abstract_Book_2016-Web.pdf

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

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

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

ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Wingfield T, Saunders M, Montoya R, Ramos E, Valencia T, Datta S, Evans C.
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

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

ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Wingfield T, Saunders M, Montoya R, Ramos E, Valencia T, Datta S, Evans C.
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.pdf

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

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

ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Huff D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis JJ, Evans C.
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

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

ABSTRACT. Rudgard W, Sweeney S, Wingfield T, Evans C, 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

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: 24-27 February 2016; Denver, CO.

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.
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.

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.
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.

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26293238

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. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2015.05.010.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.05.010

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25927526

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25635689

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25537870

ABSTRACTS

2015 abstracts IUATLD Cape Town
ABSTRACT. Datta S, Sherman J, Valencia T, Tovar M, Ramos E, Gilman R, Evans C.
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

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

ABSTRACT. Martínez 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

ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar MA, Huff D, Lewis JJ, Montoya R, Boccia D, Evans C.
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

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.

ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Ramos E, Valencia T, Datta S, Montoya R, Wingfield T, Valencia A, Patrocinio R, Evans C.
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

 

ABSTRACT. Tovar M, Ramos E, Valencia T, Valencia A, Cortez Y, Sandoval J, Agreda J, Evans C.
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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf

ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Huff D, Boccia D, Montoya R, Ramos E, Lewis J, Evans C.
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

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.
Open access:https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf

2015 other abstracts
ABSTRACT. Wingfield T, Tovar M, Montoya R, Lönnroth K, Evans C.
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
Open access: https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(15)00300-X/fulltext

2014

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Barletta F, Vandelannoote K, Collantes J, Evans CA, Arévalo 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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25114009

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25025331

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24596279

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, 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

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.
Open access: https://www.abstractsonline.com/Plan/ViewAbstract.aspx?sKey=52126352-c6f3-46f9-9c1f-c18e06fe67c4&cKey=c4ee4f3d-f4e6-483d-8e7c-f98895abce36&mKey=%7b52AE2426-7F12-4D2B-9404-C0D0B5A8EB5A%7d

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

ABSTRACT. Martínez 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

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_2015-Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf

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.
Open access:https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract_Book_2015-Web.pdf

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_2015-Web.pdf

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_2015-Web.pdf

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24058530

Martínez 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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23878185

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

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

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

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

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf

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.

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

 

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

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 Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union): 30 October–3 November 2013; Paris, France.

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

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2013_Web.pdf

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.

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.

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.

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22762424

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22666453

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22476718

ABSTRACTS

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

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

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 page 426.

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.
Open access http://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2012_WEB.pdf

 

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.

2011

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Chew R, Calderón 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21985457

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21982090

Evans CA.
GeneXpert – a game-changer for tuberculosis control? (Editorial)
PLoS Medicine 2011;8(7):e1001064. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001064.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21814497

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
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21740659

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21740658

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21330583

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.

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

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.
Open access:https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: http://tbsymposium.lshtm.ac.uk/files/2011/12/OMS-EET-DiscussionPaper5-inside-20120217v1_1.pdf

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20889887

Uddin J, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Thomas LH, Rodríguez S, Evans CA, Remick DG, García 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20826750

Zevallos K, Vergara KC, Vergara A, Vidal C, García 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20682875

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20656559

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 Health 2010;10:381. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-381.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20587044

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20200293

ABSTRACTS

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

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.pdf

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

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf
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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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

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

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

ABSTRACT. Surey J, Tovar M, Gilman RH, Soto G, Ortiz J, Rodríguez 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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2010_Web.pdf

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19996443

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19535526

Escombe AR, Moore DA, Gilman RH, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Mitchell B, Noakes C, Martínez 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19296717

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ABSTRACTS

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.
Open access: [pdf]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ABSTRACT. Asencios L, Leo E, Quispe N, Ramírez J, Torres E, Vásquez 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

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

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

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

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.
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/ABSTRACT_BOOK_2009_Web.pdf

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, Rodríguez 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

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

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

 

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

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

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: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTGENDER/Resources/obstacles_opportunities_gender_TBcontrol.pdf

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

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.
Open accesss: http://www.ifhad.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Herrera-B-2009-p95-Evaluation-of-cough-plate-CAWE-zx.pdf AGREGAR PDF

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.

ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Soto G, Gilman RH, Saito M, Bernabe A, Pelly TF, Ahn Y, Zimic M, Ortiz J, Tovar M, Rodríguez 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.
Open access: [pdf]

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.
Open access: [pdf]

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.
Open access: [pdf]

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.
Open access: [pdf]

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19052299

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18840731

Escombe AR, Moore DA, Gilman R, Pan W, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Martínez 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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18798687

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18448689

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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18300380

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.
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.

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

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

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

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.
Open access:  [pdf]

ABSTRACT. Hollm-Delgado M, Caviedes L, Gilman R, Checkley W, Vivar A, Sánchez 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.
Open access: [pdf]

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,
Open access: [pdf]

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.
Open access: [pdf1][pdf2]

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18214192

Escombe AR, Oeser C, Gilman RH, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Martínez 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17443474

Escombe AR, Oeser CC, Gilman RH, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Pan W, Martínez C, Chacaltana J, Rodríguez R, Moore DA, Friedland JS, Evans CA.
Natural ventilation for the prevention of airborne contagion.
PLoS Medicine 2007;4(2):e68.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17326709

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16847467

ABSTRACTS

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.

ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Sandhu G, Gilman RH, Soto G, Bemabe A, Saito M, Pelly T, Ahn Y, Tovar M, Rodríguez 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

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

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

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.pdff

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).
Open access: https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/Abstract-Book-2007.pdf

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

ABSTRACT. Chew R, Calderón 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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

ABSTRACT. Curatola AG, Soto G, Gilman RH, Kawir V, Saito M, Bernabe A, Pelly TF, Ahnr Y, Zimic M, Ortiz J, Tovar M, Rodríguez 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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

http://www.msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/TB/Docs/TB_event_DyingforaTest_ENG_2007.pdf

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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

ABSTRACT. Sherman JM, Montoya R, Gilman RH, Martin LJ, Grandjean L, Valencia T, Herrera B, Quino W, Ramos E, Alva J, Rivero M, Evans CA.
Rapid monitoring of anti-tuberculosis therapy using fluoresceína diacetate microscopy a simple method to determine infectiousness and screen for drug resistance.
Presentation.
In Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene centennial conference: 2007; London, UK.

ABSTRACT. Bernabé A, Vargas D, Gilman RH, Carcamo C, Tovar MA, Sánchez J, Ríos J, Soto G, Caviedes L, Ortiz J, Rodríguez 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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

ABSTRACT. Curatola A, Bernabé A, Gilman RH, Ahn Y, Soto G, Zimic M, Money O, Saito M, Pelly T, Ortiz J, Tovar MA, Rodríguez 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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

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 Cllege London: 1 Mar 2007; Lima, Peru.

OTHER PUBLICATION

ARTICLE.
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

2006

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Kawai V, Soto G, Gilman RH, Bautista CT, Caviedes L, Huaroto L, Ticona E, Ortiz J, Tovar M, Chávez V, Rodríguez 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17172361

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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17035648

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, Martínez SM, Medina MT, Pretell EJ, Teale J, García HH.
Treatment of neurocysticercosis: current status and future research needs.
Neurology 2006;67(7):1120-7.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17030744

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 – Research and Practice 2006;202(11):767-75. Also re-published in Spanish as: Resultados postmórtem 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16979302

 

Uddin J, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, García HE, Verastegui M, Moore LJ, Evans CA, Read RC, Friedland JS.
Neurocysticercal antigens stimulate chemokine secretion from human monocytes via an NF-κappaB-dependent pathway.
Microbes Infection 2006;8(7):1732-40.
Open access: updating

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.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2005-2623

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16678991

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16595008

ABSTRACTS

2006 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Chew R, Calderón 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
Open access:https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2006.75.301

ABSTRACT. Sherman JM, Tovar M, Gilman RH, Soto G, Caviedes L, Cabrera L, Zimic M, Bernabe A, Ortiz J, Rodríguez 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
Openaccess: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2006.75.301

ABSTRACT. Vargas-Prada S, Flores F, Acosta R, Castaneda E, Gutiérrez R, Sánchez 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

ABSTRACT. Escombe AR, Navincopa M, Gilman RH, Saavedra Ramirez R, Ticona E, Martínez 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

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.
Openaccess:https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cohenaids/5571095.0191.004?rgn=main;view=fulltext

ABSTRACT. Chew R, Calderón 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’s 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

Pelly TF, Santillan CF, Gilman RH, Cabrera LZ, García 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

Moore D, Evans C, Gilman R, Vargas D, Escombe R.
Appropriate technology in tuberculosis diagnostics. (Correspondence)
Lancet 2005;365(9470):1541-2
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15866305

Vargas D, García 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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15639297

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15601666

Evans CA, Friedland JS, Gotuzzo E.
HIV in South America.
Medicine 2005;33(6):44-45.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22003311

ABSTRACTS

2005 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Escombe AR, Oeser CC, Martínez C, Chacaltana J, Rodríguez R, Navincopa 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

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

 

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

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

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.
Annuam 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.

ABSTRACT. Agranoff D, Ahn Y, Alva J, Bayer A, Bernabe A, Carrera S, Catacora M, Chew C, Curatola AG, Escombe AR, Evans CA, Friedland JS, Franco J, Gilman RH, Haro M, Herrera B, Kosek M, Martin L, Montoya R, Pan B, Quino W, Ramos E, Rivero M, Sandhu G, Sheen P, Sherman JM, Siedner MJ, Soto G, Soza R, Ticona E, Tovar M, Valencia T, Valera E, Valiente B, Vidal CO, Yori PP, Zevallos K, 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 Sciences, University of Cape Town: 10 -11 November 2005; Cape Town, South Africa.

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.

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

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15472289

Pelly T, Moore DAJ, Gilman R, Evans C.
Recent tuberculosis advances in Latin America.
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2004;17(5):397-403.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15353958

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

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, García HH.
Caic neurocysticercosis and epileptogenesis. 
Neurology 2004;62(11):1934–1938.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15184592

García HH, Pretell EJ, Gilman RH, Martínez 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14724304

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

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.
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.
Open access: [Jonathan – please add a link here for the readers to download the PDF from our webpage]

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans CA, Gilman RH, Gonzalez AE, García HH.
Chapter 249: Taenia solium (Cysticercosis).
In: Kamel R, Lumley J (eds.). Textbook of tropical surgery. London: Westminster Publishing Limited; 2004:1088-1092.
Open access: https://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/5231 AGREGAR PDF

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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14662980

García HH, Gonzalez AE, Evans CA, Gilman RH, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Taenia solium cysticercosis.
Lancet 2003;362(9383):547-56.
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, Chávez 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12454142

Gilman RH, Anderton C, Kosek M, García HH, Evans CA.
How many committees does it take to make a project ethical? (Correspondence)
Lancet 2002;360(9338):1025-6.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12383698  https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(02)11115-9/fulltext

García 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, Martínez SM, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Del Brutto OH.
Current consensus guidelines for treatment of neurocysticercosis.
Clinical Microbiology Reviews 2002;15(4):747-56.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12364377

 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.
Open access: updating

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.
Open access: updating

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
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11736990

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, García HH.
Proposed diagnostic criteria for neurocysticercosis.
Neurology 2001;57(2):177-83.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11480424

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11354828

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 Reasearch Meeting: 13 December 2001; London, UK.

ABSTRACT. Evans C, Harbuz MS, Ostenfeld T, Norrish AR, Blackwell JM.
Nramp1 I 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

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, Chávez V, Vivar A, Rodríguez 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

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 Proceesings 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 the 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, García HH, Gilman RH.
Chapter 124.1: Cysticercosis.
In: Strickland GT (ed.). Hunter’s tropical medicine and emerging infectious diseases. 8th edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2000:862-6.
Open access: updating

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

1999

MAJOR PUBLICATION

Bern C, García 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.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10524964

 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.
Open access: updating

BOOK CHAPTER.
Gilman RH, García HH, Gonzalez A, Dunleavy M, Verastagui M, Evans C.
Chapter XX: Short cuts to development: methods to control the transmission of cysticercosis in developing countries.
In: García HH, Martínez SM (eds.). Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis. 2nd edition. Lima: Editorial Universo;1999:313-26.
Open access: updating

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans C, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Chapter xx: The immunology of the host-parasite relationship in Taenia solium cysticercosis: implications for prevention and therapy.
In: García HH, Martínez SM (eds.). Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis. 2nd edition. Lima: Editorial Universo;1999:25-39.
Open access: updating

BOOK CHAPTER.
Gonzalez A, Gavidia C, Falcon N, Evans C, Bernal T, Lopez-Urbina T, García HH, Gilman RH.
Chapter XX: Porcine cysticercosis: epidemiology, diagnosis & treatment.
In: García HH, Martínez SM (eds.). Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis. 2nd edition. Lima: Editorial Universo;1999:xxx[page number].
Open access: updating

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.
Open access:updating

1998

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Evans CA, Garcia HH, Hartnell A, Gilman RH, Jose PJ, Martínez 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: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9712812

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.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9607836

García HH, Araoz R, Gilman RH, Valdez J, Gonzalez AE, Gavidia C, Bravo ML, Tsang VCW, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Martínez M, Rodríguez 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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9886197

García HH, Harrison LJ, Parkhouse RM, Montenegro T, Martínez SM, Tsang VCW, Gilman RH, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Tovar M, Rodríguez S, Alvarado M, Nunez J, Portilla L, Valencia A, Torres L, Verastegui M, Herrera G, Gonzáles 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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9850394

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.

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ABSTRACT. Evans C, García 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, García H, Hartnell A, Gilman R, Jose P, Martínez 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

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.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9509179

Evans C, García HH, Gilman RH, Friedland JS.
Controversies in the management of cysticercosis.
Emerging Infectious Diseases 1997;3(3):403-5.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9284392

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.
Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9063358

García HH, Gilman RH, Catacora M, Verastegui M, Gonzalez AE, Tsang VCW, The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru: Martínez 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.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9203680
García 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, Martínez 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.

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ABSTRACTS

1997 abstracts
ABSTRACT. Evans C, García H, Gilman R, Martínez 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.

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.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8618516

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 the Journal of Infection 1997;34:162. sakura

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 XX: The immunology of taeniasis/cysticercosis: implications for prevention & treatment.
In: García HH, Martínez SM (eds.). Taeniasis/cysticercosis. Lima: Editorial Universo; 1996:51-64.
Open access: updating

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans C, Gonzalez AE, Gilman RH, Verastegui M, García 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.
Open access: updating

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans C, Gonzáez A, Gilman RH, Verastegui M, García HH, Chavera A, Tsang V, Pilcher J.
Chapter XX: Immunotherapy for porcine cysticercosis.
In: García HH, Martínez SM (eds.). Taeniasis/cysticercosis: Taenia solium. Lima: Editorial Universo; 1996:121-32.
Open access: updating

BOOK CHAPTER.
Gilman RH, García HH, Gonzalez AE, Verastegui M, Dunleavy M, Evans C.
Chapter XX: Methods for controlling cysticercosis transmission.
In: García HH, Martínez SM (eds.). Taeniasis/cysticercosis: Taenia solium. Lima: Editorial Universo; 1996:341-346.
Open access: updating

1995

MAJOR PUBLICATION

García HH, Gilman RH, Tovar MA, Flores E, Jo R, Tsang VCW, Díaz F, Torres P, Miranda E, The Cysticercosis Working Group (CWG) in Peru: Narano J, Herrera G, Verastegui M, Madico G, Montenegro T, Matsuoka J, Gonzáles AE, Gavidia C, Pilcher J, Evans C, Guerron A, Boero J, Kacena K, Huffman L, Altamirano J, Martínez 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.

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ABSTRACT

1995 abstract
ABSTRACT. Evans C, Gonzalez A, Gilman R, Verastegui M, García 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 the Journal of Infection 1996;32(1):83.
Open Access: updating

OTHER PUBLICATION

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

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Gonzalez AE, Gilman R, García 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, Martínez 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.

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García HH, Herrera G, Gilman RH, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, Díaz 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, Gonzáles E, Castro M, Guerron A, Martínez 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.

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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: García HH, Díaz F, Naranjo J, Carcamo C, Montenegro T, Torres P, Pilcher J, Evans C, Gonzáles 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.

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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: García HH, Díaz 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, Rodríguez 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: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8490986
Alternative open access: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/47798

García HH, Gilman R, Herrera MD, Díaz F, Miranda E, Martínez 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, Gonzáles A, Guerron A, Castro M, Trelles L, Porras M, Orrillo E, Escalante S, Palomino L, Calagua L, Alban G, Saavedra N, Garate E, Martínez 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.
Open access: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8093496

1992

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Díaz F, García HH, Gilman RH, Gonzáles 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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1585900

Díaz JF, Verastegui M, Gilman RH, Tsang VCW, Pilcher JB, Gallo C, García 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, Gonzáles, Castro M, Chavera A, Campos K, Delgado A, Chávez A, Bazalar H, Martínez 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

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1991

MAJOR PUBLICATION

García HH, Herrera G, Díaz F, Verastegui M, Gallo C, Naranjo J, Miranda E, Martínez 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, Gonzáles E, Castro M, Chavera A, Campos K, Delgado A, Chávez 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

1990

OTHER PUBLICATION

BOOK CHAPTER.
Evans C, Richardson P.
Chapter: xx. 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.

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.

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.
Open access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2900410

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.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.
Mackie DS, Evans C, Richardson PH.
Therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia. (Letters to the Editor)
Lancet 1988;332(8617):955-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(88)92615-3