CNTD Publications

Selected publications from The Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases


The significant scale up and success of Transmission Assessment Surveys 'TAS' for endgame surveillance of lymphatic filariasis in Bangladesh: One step closer to the elimination goal of 2020.

Shamsuzzaman AK, Haq R, Karim MJ, Azad MB, Mahmood AS, Khair A, Rahman MM, Hafiz I, Ramaiah KD, Mackenzie CD, Mableson HE, Kelly-Hope LA. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 31;11(1):e0005340. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005340. eCollection 2017 Jan.


Measuring the physical and economic impact of filarial lymphoedema in Chikwawa district, Malawi: a case-control study.

Stanton MC, Yamauchi M, Mkwanda SZ, Ndhlovu P, Matipula DE, Mackenzie C, Kelly-Hope LA. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Apr 3;6(1):28. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0241-2.


Loa loa vectors Chrysops spp.: perspectives on research, distribution, bionomics, and implications for elimination of lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis.

Kelly-Hope L, Paulo R, Thomas B, Brito M, Unnasch TR, Molyneux D. Parasit Vectors. 2017 Apr 5;10(1):172. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2103-y. Review.


Mobile Technology for Empowering Health Workers in Underserved Communities: New Approaches to Facilitate the Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Stanton M, Molineux A, Mackenzie C, Kelly-Hope L. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2016 Jan 14;2(1):e2. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.5064. eCollection 2016 Jan-Jun.


Situational analysis of lymphatic filariasis morbidity in Ahanta West District of Ghana.

Stanton, Michelle C; Best, Abigail; Cliffe, Matthew; Kelly-Hope, Louise; Biritwum, Nana-Kwadwo; Batsa, Linda  & Debrah, Alex. Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH 2016; 21(2):p 236-44


Ethiopia and its steps to mobilize resources to achieve 2020 elimination and control goals for neglected tropical diseases webs joined can tie a lion.

Mengitsu, Belete; Shafi, Oumer; Kebede, Biruck; Kebede, Fikreab; Worku, Dagemlidet T; Herero, Merce; French, Michael; Kebede, Biruk; Mackenzie, Charles; Martindale, Sarah; Kebede, Zeyede; Hirpa, Tigist; Frawley, Hannah; Crowley, Kathryn; O'Neil, Maggie  & McPherson, Scott. International health 2016; 8 Suppl 1():p i34-52


Fit for purpose: do we have the right tools to sustain NTD elimination?

Reimer LJ, Adams ER, Paine MJ, Ranson H, Coleman M, Thomsen EK, MacPherson EE, Hollingsworth TD, Kelly-Hope LA, Bockarie MJ, Ford L, Harrison RA, Stothard JR, Taylor MJ, Hamon N, Torr SJ. BMC Proc. 2015 Dec 18;9(Suppl 10):S5. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-9-S10-S5. eCollection 2015


Quantitative analyses and modelling to support achievement of the 2020 goals for nine neglected tropical diseases.

Hollingsworth, T Déirdre; Adams, Emily R; Anderson, Roy M; Atkins, Katherine; Bartsch, Sarah; Basáñez, María-Gloria; Behrend, Matthew; Blok, David J; Chapman, Lloyd A C; Coffeng, Luc; Courtenay, Orin; Crump, Ron E; de Vlas, Sake J; Dobson, Andy; Dyson, Louise; Farkas, Hajnal; Galvani, Alison P; Gambhir, Manoj; Gurarie, David; Irvine, Michael A; Jervis, Sarah; Keeling, Matt J; Kelly-Hope, Louise; King, Charles; Lee, Bruce Y; Le Rutte, Epke A; Lietman, Thomas M; Ndeffo-Mbah, Martial; Medley, Graham F; Michael, Edwin; Pandey, Abhishek; Peterson, Jennifer K; Pinsent, Amy; Porco, Travis C; Richardus, Jan Hendrik; Reimer, Lisa; Rock, Kat S; Singh, Brajendra K; Stolk, Wilma; Swaminathan, Subramanian; Torr, Steve J; Townsend, Jeffrey; Truscott, James; Walker, Martin; Zoueva, Alexandra  & NTD Modelling Consortium. Parasites & vectors 2015; 8():p 630


Modelling strategies to break transmission of lymphatic filariasis--aggregation, adherence and vector competence greatly alter elimination.

Irvine, M A; Reimer, L J; Njenga, S M; Gunawardena, S; Kelly-Hope, L; Bockarie, M  & Hollingsworth, T D. Parasites & vectors 2015; 8():p 547


The impact of residual infections on Anopheles-transmitted Wuchereria bancrofti after multiple rounds of mass drug administration.

de Souza, Dziedzom K; Ansumana, Rashid; Sessay, Santigie; Conteh, Abu; Koudou, Benjamin; Rebollo, Maria P; Koroma, Joseph; Boakye, Daniel A & Bockarie, Moses J. Parasites & vectors 2015; 8():p 488


Assessing the presence of Wuchereria bancrofti in vector and human populations from urban communities in Conakry, Guinea.

Kouassi, Bernard L; de Souza, Dziedzom K; Goepogui, Andre; Narh, Charles A; King, Sandra A; Mamadou, Baldé S; Diakité, Lamia; Dadzie, Samuel K; Boakye, Daniel A; Utzinger, Jürg; Bockarie, Moses J  & Koudou, Benjamin G. Parasites & vectors 2015; 8():p 492


Developing a community-led SMS reporting tool for the rapid assessment of lymphatic filariasis morbidity burden: case studies from Malawi and Ghana.

Stanton, Michelle C; Mkwanda, Square Z; Debrah, Alexander Y; Batsa, Linda; Biritwum, Nana-Kwadwo; Hoerauf, Achim; Cliffe, Matthew; Best, Abigail; Molineux, Andrew  & Kelly-Hope, Louise A. BMC infectious diseases 2015; 15():p 214


Exploring hydrocoele surgery accessibility and impact in a lymphatic filariasis endemic area of southern Malawi.

Stanton, Michelle C; Smith, Emma L; Martindale, Sarah; Mkwanda, Square Z  & Kelly-Hope, Louise A. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015; 109(4):p 252-61


Clinical case estimates of lymphatic filariasis in an endemic district of Bangladesh after a decade of mass drug administration.

Hafiz, Israt; Graves, Patricia; Haq, Rouseli; Flora, Meerjady Sabrina & Kelly-Hope, Louise A. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015; 109(11):p 700-9


Hypo-endemic onchocerciasis hotspots: defining areas of high risk through micro-mapping and environmental delineation.

Kelly-Hope, Louise A; Unnasch, Thomas R; Stanton, Michelle C  & Molyneux, David H. Infectious diseases of poverty 2015; 4():p 36


Cross-Reactivity of Filariasis ICT Cards in Areas of Contrasting Endemicity of Loa loa and Mansonella perstans in Cameroon: Implications for Shrinking of the Lymphatic Filariasis Map in the Central African Region.

Wanji, Samuel; Amvongo-Adjia, Nathalie; Koudou, Benjamin; Njouendou, Abdel Jelil; Chounna Ndongmo, Patrick W; Kengne-Ouafo, Jonas A; Datchoua-Poutcheu, Fabrice R; Fovennso, Bridget Adzemye; Tayong, Dizzle Bita; Fombad, Fanny Fri  & Fischer, Peter U; Enyong, Peter I; Bockarie, Moses. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2015; 9(11):p e0004184


Multidimensional complexities of filariasis control in an era of large-scale mass drug administration programmes: a can of worms.

Molyneux, David H; Hopkins, Adrian; Bradley, Mark H  & Kelly-Hope, Louise A. Parasites & vectors 2014; 7():p 363


A systematic approach to capacity strengthening of laboratory systems for control of neglected tropical diseases in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Sri Lanka.

Njelesani, Janet; Dacombe, Russell; Palmer, Tanith; Smith, Helen; Koudou, Benjamin; Bockarie, Moses & Bates, Imelda. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2014; 8(3):p e2736


Quantifying the physical and socio-economic burden of filarial lymphoedema in Chikwawa District, Malawi.

Martindale, Sarah; Mkwanda, Square Z; Smith, Emma; Molyneux, David; Stanton, Michelle C  & Kelly-Hope, Louise A. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2014; 108(12):p 759-67


The global distribution and transmission limits of lymphatic filariasis: past and present.

Cano, Jorge; Rebollo, Maria P; Golding, Nick; Pullan, Rachel L; Crellen, Thomas; Soler, Anna; Kelly-Hope, Louise A; Lindsay, Steve W; Hay, Simon I; Bockarie, Moses J  & Brooker, Simon J. Parasites & vectors 2014; 7():p 466


No evidence for lymphatic filariasis transmission in big cities affected by conflict related rural-urban migration in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

de Souza, Dziedzom K; Sesay, Santigie; Moore, Marnijina G; Ansumana, Rashid; Narh, Charles A; Kollie, Karsor; Rebollo, Maria P; Koudou, Benjamin G; Koroma, Joseph B; Bolay, Fatorma K; Boakye, Daniel A &  Bockarie, Moses J. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2014; 8(2):p e2700