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Risk Factors Influencing HIV Infection Incidence in a Rural African Population: A Nested Case-Control Study
J. Todd, H. Grosskurth, J. Changalucha, A. Obasi, F. Mosha, R. Balira, K. Orroth, S. Hugonnet, M. Pujades, D. Ross, A. Gavyole, D. Mabey, R. Hayes
J. Infect. Dis., 2006
193(3), 458-466, link

Comparison between Sure-Vue Rapid HSV-2 Test, Focus and Kalon Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA) for Antibodies to Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Glycoprotein G in a Low-risk Population Using Western Blot as the "Gold Standard".
T.D. Ngo, O.B. Laeyendecker, H. La, H.A. Pham, W. Hogrefe, R.A. Morrow, T.C. Quinn
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National STD Prevention Conference, 2006
, #134, link

Development of an Algorithm for HSV-2 Testing in Africa.
J.L. Gamiel, O.B. Laeyendecker, S. Reynolds, R.A. Morrow, W. Hogrefe, D.M. Serwadda, R. Gray, T.C. Quinn
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National STD Prevention Conference, 2006
, #320, link

Disproportionately High Semen Shedding of HIV Is Associated with Compartmentalized Cytomegalovirus Reactivation
P.M. Sheth, A. Danesh, A. Sheung, A. Rebbapragada, K. Shahabi, C. Kovacs, R. Halpenny, D. Tilley, T. Mazzulli, K. MacDonald, D. Kelvin, R. Kaul
J. Infect. Dis., 2006
193(3), 45-48, link

The Role of Sexual Transmitted Agents in the Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis.
N. Nagelkerke, M. Sheekhussein
Annual U.A.E. University Research Conference, 2006, MHS15-17, link

Herpes simplex virus 2 infection increases HIV acquisition in men and women: systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.
E.E. Freeman, H.A. Weiss, J.R. Glynn, P.L. Cross, J.A. Whitworth, R.J. Hayes
AIDS, 2006
20(1), 73-83, link

Validation study comparing herpes simplex virus (HSV)-2 antibody detection using the Focus diagnostics ELISA, Kalon ELISA, Western blot and inhibition test.
J.S. Smith, S. Moses, R. Ashley-Morrow, I. Maclean, K. Agot, J.O. Ndinya-Achola, R.C. Bailey
IHMF Annual Meeting Abstracts, 2005
, 12:3, link

Detection, quantification and genotyping of Herpes Simplex Virus in cervicovaginal secretions by real-time PCR: a cross sectional survey
E.A.N. Aryee, R.L. Bailey, A. Natividad-Sancho, S. Kaye, M.J. Holland
Virology J., 2005
2, 61, link

HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Senegal
A.S. Wade, C.T. Kane, P.A.N. Diallo, A.K. Diop, K. Gueye, S. Mboup, I. Ndoye, E. Lagarde
AIDS, 2005
19(18), 2133-2140, link

Is Sexually Transmitted Infection Management Among Sex Workers Still able to Mitigate the Spread of HIV Infection in West Africa?
N. Nagot, A. Ouedraogo, A. Ouangre, M. Cartoux, M.C. Defer, N. Meda, P. Van d Perre
J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr., 2005
39(4), 454-458, link

Comparison of Focus Herpeselect and Kalon Glycoprotein G-2 (G-G2) based ELISA serological tests to detect Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Antibodies in South Africa
S. Delany, W. Stevens, H.A. Weiss, U. Jentsh, J. Moyes, R. Ashley-Morrow, P. Mayaud
th Biennial Meeting of the Int. Soc. Sex. Transm. Dis. Res., 2005, TP-011

Evaluation of the Herpeselect Assay for the Detection of Antibodies against Herpes Simplex virus Type 2 in African populations suffering of recurrent or Primary Herpes Genital Ulcerations
J. Legoff, H. Bouhlal, C.Chemin, H. Weiss, N. Khonde, G. Gresengute, E. Frost, A. Si-Mohamed, P. Mayaud, L.Belec
th Biennial Meeting of the Int. Soc. Sex. Transm. Dis. Res., 2005, TP-008

Monthly Antibiotic Chemoprophlyaxis and Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV-1 Infection in Kenyan Sex Workers
R. Kaul, J. Kimani, N.J. Nagelkerke, K. Fonck, E.N. Ngugi, F. Keli, K.S. MacDonald, I.W. Maclean, J.J. Bwayo, M. Temmerman, A.R. Ronald, S. Moses
J. Am. Med. Assoc., 2004
291(21), 2555-2562, link

Performance of Commercially Available Enzyme Immunoassays for Detection of Antibodies against Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 in African Populations
E. Van Dyck, A. Buvé, H.A. Weiss, J.R. Glynn, D.W.G. Brown, B. De Deken, J. Parry, R.J. Hayes
J. Clin. Microbio., 2004
41(11), 2961-2965, link

Type-specific testing for herpes simplex virus
L. Stick, A. Wald
Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn., 2004
4(4), 443-453, link

The Effects of Herpes Simplex Virus-2 on HIV-1 Acquistion and Transmission: Two Overlapping Epidemics
L. Corey, A. Wald, C.L. Celum, T.C. Quinn
J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr., 2004
35(5), 435-445, link

Quantitative detection of HSV2 shedding in commercial sex workers in The Gambia
E.A. Aryee, B. West, M. Burton, R. Bailey
Int. Soc. Sex. Transm. Dis. Res. Congress, 2003
, #0655

Comparison of two commercialHSV-2 antibody tests in African patients in South Africa
P.D.J. Sturm, P. Moodley, P. Naidoo, R. Parboosingh, A.W. Sturm
Int. Soc. Sex. Transm. Dis. Rongress, 2003
, #0378

Prevalence, Incidene and Risk Factors of HSV2 Infection among a High-Risk Population in West Africa.
N. Nagot, M.C. Defer, A. Ouédraogo, A. Ouangré, N. Meda, P. Van de Perre
Antiviral Therapy, 2003
8S466, link

Performance of the Focus and Kalon Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays for Antibodies to Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Glycoprotein G in Culture-Documented cases of Genital Herpes
R.A. Morrow, D. Friedrich, E. Krantz
J. Clin. Microbio., 2003
, 5212-5214, link

Prevalence of HIV and STI in CSW at the clinic of Matonge, Kinshasa
F. Malele, S. Edidi
th Int. Conf. on HIV/AIDS and Sex. Transm. Infect. in Africa, 2003, 188956

Type-specific assay of HSV-2 Antibodies
Clin. Lab. Int.
, April 2001


Comparison of New Diagnostic Tools for Management of Pediatric Mediterranean Visceral Leishmaniasis.
I. Cruz, C. Chicharro, J. Nieto, B. Bailo, C. Cañavate, M.-C. Figueras, J. Alvar
J. Clin. Microbiol., 2006
44(1), 2343-2347. link

Field validity, reproducibility and feasibility of diagnostic tests for visceral leishmaniasis in rural Nepal .
F. Chappuis, S. Rijal, U.K. Jha, P. Desjeux, B.M.S. Karki, S. Koirala, L. Loutan, M. Boelaert
Trop. Med. Int. Health, 2006
11(1), 31-40. link

Challenges in the diagnosis of post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis
P. Salotra, R. Singh
Indian J. Med. Res., 2006
123, 295-310, link

Field Adaptable Tests for Kala-Azar.
K. Agrawal
J. Armed Forces India, 2006
62, 178-179, link

Detection of Leishmanial Antigen in the Urine of Patients with Visceral Leishmaniasis by a Latex Agglutination test.
S.Sundar, S. Agrawal, K. Pai, M. Chance, M. Hommel
Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 2005
73(2), 269-271. link

Rapid & reliable diagnostic tests for visceral leishmaniasis .
P. Salotra, R. Singh
Indian J. Med. Res., 2005
122, 464-467, link

A capture ELISA for the Diagnosis of Visceral Leishmaniasis Using a Monoclonal Antibody against a Leishmanial Urinary Antigen.
B. Sarkari, M. Chance, M. Hommel
Iran. Biomed. J., 2005
9(3), 117-122, link

Polymerase chain reaction detection of Leishmania from blood in HIV-infected patients. What does it mean?
V. Moreno, I. Cruz, M.E. Valencia, C. Cañavate, J. Alvar, J. Gonzalez-Lahoz
15th Eur. Congress Clin. Microbio. Infect. Dis., 2005
, #1134_01_267, link

Applications of molecular methods for Leishmania control
S. Singh, A. Dey, R. Sivakumar
Exp. Rev. Mol. Diagn., 2005
5(2), 251-265

Evaluation of a latex agglutination test (KAtex) for detection of Leishmania coinfection: value in diagnosis and post-treatment follow-up.
C. Riera, R. Fisa, P. Lopez, E. Ribera, J. Carrió, V. Falcó, I. Molina, M. Gállego, M. Portús
Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Inf. Dis., 2004
23(12), 899-904. link

Noninvasive Method for Diagnosis of Visceral Leishmaniasis by a Latex Agglutination Test for Detection of Antigens in Urine Samples.
C. Vilaplana, S. Blanco, J. Domínguez, M. Giménez, V. Ausina
J. Clin. Microbio., 2004
42, 1853-1854, link

Evaluation of a urinary antigen-based latex agglutination test in the diagnosis of kala-azar in eastern Nepal.
S Rijal, M Boelaert, S Regmi, BMS Karki, D Jacquet, R Singh, ML Chance, F Chappuis, M Hommel, P Desjeux, P Van der Stuyft, D Le Ray, S Koirala.
Trop. Med. & Int. Health, 2004
9, 724-729. link

Indian Kala-azar - Better Tools Needed for Diagnosis and Treatment
S. Sundar
J. Postgrad. Med., 2003
, 29-30, link

KAtex Test for the Detection of Urinary Antigens in Visceral Leishmaniasis Patients of Nepal.
B. Sherchand Jeevan, S.N. Shah, M. Hommel
J. Nepal Med. Assoc., 2003
42, 191-195, link

Field evaluation of latex agglutination test for detecting uinary antigens in visceral leishmaniasis in Sudan.
S.H. El-Safi, A. Abdel-Haleem, A. Hammad, I. El-Basha, A. Omer, H.G. Kareem, M. Boelaert, M. Chance, M. Hommel
Eastern Mediterr. Health J., 2003
9(4), 844-855, link

Molecular diagnosis of leishmaniasis.
C.A.P. Tavares, A.P. Fernandes, M.N. Melo
Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn., 2003
3(5), 657-667, link

Leishmaniasis: new approaches to disease control.
C.R. Davies, P. Kaye, S.L. Croft, S. Sundar
Brit. Med. J., 2003
326(7385), 377-382, link

Antigenuria in visceral Leishmaniasis: detection and partial characterisation of a carbohydrate antigen.
B. Sarkari, M. Chance, M. Hommel
Acta Tropica, 2002
82, 339-348. link

Laboratory Diagnosis of visceral Leishmaniasis
S. Sunda, M. Rai
Clin. Diagn. Lab. Immunol., 2002
, 951-958, link

Latex agglutination test for the detection of urinary antigens in visceral Leishmaniasis.
Z.A. Attar, M.L. Chance, S. el-Safi, J. Carney, A. Azazy, M. El-Hadi, C. Dourado, M. Hommel.
Acta Tropica, 2001
78, 11-16. link

Katex for the diagnosis of human visceral leishmaniasis.
M. Hommel, B. Sarkari, J. Carney, M.L. Chance
Med. Trop. (Mars), 2001
61(6), 503-505, link

TV latex

Lack of evidence for the involvement of rectal and oral trichomonads in the aetiology of vaginal trichomoniasis in Ghana .
Y. Adu-Sarkodie, B.K. Opoku, T. Crucitti, H.A. Weiss, D. Mabey .
Sex. Transm. Inf., 2006
, advance article, link

Comparison of latex agglutination, wet preparation, and culture for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis.
Y. Adu-Sarkodie, B.K. Opoku, K.A. Danso, H.A. Weiss, D. Mabey.
Sex. Transm. Inf., 2004
80, 201-203, link

Now we can do more about Trichomonas vaginitis
Y. Adu-Sarkodie, K. Baafuor
th Int. Conf. on HIV/AIDS and Sex. Transm. Infect. in Africa, 2003, 458530

Trichomonas Vaginalis Latex Agglutination Compares Favourably with Wet Prep and Culture
Y. Adu-Sarkodie, D. Mabey
th Int. Soc. Sex. Transm. Dis. Res. Congress, 2003, #0014

New rapid latex agglutination test for diagnosing Trichomonas vaginalis infection.
J.A. Carney, P. Unadkat, A. Yule, R. Rajakumar, C.J. Lacey, J.P. Ackers.
J. Clin. Path., 1988
41, 806-808, link


Effect of aspirin, clopidogrel and dipyridamole on soluble markers of vascular function in normal volunteers and patients with prior ischaemic stroke
L. Zhao, L. Gray, J. Leonardi-Bee, C.S. Weaver, S. Heptinstall, P.M.W. Bath
Platelets, 2006
17(2), 100-104 link

Monocyte Telomere Shortening and Oxidative DNA Damage in Type 2 Diabetes
M.J. Sampson, M.S. Winterbone, J.C. Hughes, N. Dozio, D. A. Hughes
Diabetes Care, 2006
29, 283-289 link

Investigation of platelet glycoprotein IIIa polymorphism using flow cytometry in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
M. McLaren, A. Waring, B. Galarraga, A. Rudd, K. Morley, J. J. F. Belch
Scand. J. Rheumatol. , 2005
34(6), 437 - 440 link

Allopurinol reduces B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations and haemoglobin but does not alter exercise capacity in chronic heart failure
A D Gavin, A D Struthers
Heart, 2005
91, 749–753 link

Circulating Tissue Kallikrein Levels Correlate With Severity of Carotid Atherosclerosis
P. Porcu, C. Emanueli, E. Desortes, G.M. Marongiu, F. Piredda, L. Chao, J. Chao, P. Madeddu
Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol., 2004
24, 1104-1110, link

Vaginal Candida

Use of slide latex agglutination test for the rapid diagnosis of vaginal candidosis
R. Rajakumar C.L.N. Lacey, E.G.V. Evans, J.A. Carney
Genitourin. Med., 1987
63, 192-195, link


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