Publications | Social Medicine, Infectious diseases and Migration

Recent publications from the SIM research group.


Tuberculosis in migrants in low-incidence countries: epidemiology and intervention entry points.
Lönnroth K, Mor Z, Erkens C, Bruchfeld J, Nathavitharana R, van der Werf M, et al
Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 2017 Jun;21(6):624-637

Methodological considerations for economic modelling of latent tuberculous infection screening in migrants.
Shedrawy J, Siroka A, Oxlade O, Matteelli A, Lönnroth K
Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 2017 Sep;21(9):977-989

Alcohol consumption as a risk factor for tuberculosis: meta-analyses and burden of disease.
Imtiaz S, Shield K, Roerecke M, Samokhvalov A, Lönnroth K, Rehm J
Eur. Respir. J. 2017 Jul;50(1):

Catastrophic costs potentially averted by tuberculosis control in India and South Africa: a modelling study.
Verguet S, Riumallo-Herl C, Gomez G, Menzies N, Houben R, Sumner T, et al
Lancet Glob Health 2017 Nov;5(11):e1123-e1132

Modelling the social and structural determinants of tuberculosis: opportunities and challenges.
Pedrazzoli D, Boccia D, Dodd P, Lönnroth K, Dowdy D, Siroka A, et al
Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 2017 Sep;21(9):957-964

Tuberculosis, social determinants and co-morbidities (including HIV).
Duarte R, Lönnroth K, Carvalho C, Lima F, Carvalho A, Muñoz-Torrico M, et al
Rev Port Pneumol (2006) 2017 Dec;():

Provider initiated tuberculosis case finding in outpatient departments of health care facilities in Ghana: yield by screening strategy and target group.
Ohene S, Bonsu F, Hanson-Nortey N, Toonstra A, Sackey A, Lonnroth K, et al
BMC Infect. Dis. 2017 Dec;17(1):739

Radiological screening of refugees in Germany.
Herzmann C, Golakov M, Malekzada F, Lonnroth K, Kranzer K
Eur. Respir. J. 2017 May;49(5):

Association of obesity, diabetes, and risk of tuberculosis: two population-based cohorts.
Lin H, Wu C, Wang C, Fu H, Lonnroth K, Chang Y, et al
Clin. Infect. Dis. 2017 Sep;():

Response to Letter to the Editor by M. van der Werf, V. Hollo and C. Ködmön concerning 'Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and migration to Europe'.
Hargreaves S, Lönnroth K, Nellums L, Olaru I, Nathavitharana R, Norredam M, et al
Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2017 Aug;23(8):580

The long and winding road of chest radiography for tuberculosis detection.
Miller C, Lonnroth K, Sotgiu G, Migliori G
Eur. Respir. J. 2017 May;49(5):

Computer-aided reading of tuberculosis chest radiography: moving the research agenda forward to inform policy.
Ahmad Khan F, Pande T, Tessema B, Song R, Benedetti A, Pai M, et al
Eur. Respir. J. 2017 Jul;50(1):

Use and Adaptation of Open Source Software for Capacity Building to Strengthen Health Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
Hochwarter S, Atkins S, Diwan V, Zary N
Stud Health Technol Inform 2017 ;235():338-342

Effects on preventing mother-to-child transmission of syphilis and associated adverse pregnant outcomes: a longitudinal study from 2001 to 2015 in Shanghai, China.
Li Y, Zhu L, Du L, Qu L, Jiang W, Xu B
BMC Infect. Dis. 2017 Sep;17(1):626

Post-2015, why delay to seek healthcare? Perceptions and field experiences from TB healthcare providers in northern Malawi: a qualitative study.
Chimbatata N, Zhou C, Chimbatata C, Xu B
Infect Dis Poverty 2017 May;6(1):60 

Better care provided to patients with tuberculosis at county designated TB hospitals (CTD) compared to non-CTDs in rural China.
Yuan L, Zhang H, Zhou C, Jiang W, Zhao Q, Biao X
BMC Infect. Dis. 2017 Jan;17(1):71

Discovery of susceptibility loci associated with tuberculosis in Han Chinese.
Qi H, Zhang Y, Sun L, Chen C, Xu B, Xu F, et al
Hum. Mol. Genet. 2017 Dec;26(23):4752-4763

A neglected opportunity for China's tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives' pregnancy.
Yin H, Chen X, Zheng P, Kegler M, Shen Q, Xu B
Tob Induc Dis 2016 ;14():39

A rare variant at 11p13 is associated with tuberculosis susceptibility in the Han Chinese population.
Chen C, Zhao Q, Hu Y, Shao Y, Li G, Zhu L, et al
Sci Rep 2016 Apr;6():24016

Access to Bacteriologic-Based Diagnosis in Smear Positive Retreatment Tuberculosis Patients in Rural China: A Cross-Sectional Study in Three Geographic Varied Provinces.
Zhou C, Jiang W, Yuan L, Lu W, He J, Zhao Q, et al
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(1):e0146340

Screening diabetes in tuberculosis patients in eastern rural China: a community-based cross-sectional study.
Zhao Q, Xiao X, Lu W, Qiu L, Zhou C, Jiang W, et al
Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 2016 Oct;20(10):1370-1376

Ventilator-associated respiratory infection in a resource-restricted setting: impact and etiology.
Phu V, Nadjm B, Duy N, Co D, Mai N, Trinh D, et al
J Intensive Care 2017 ;5():69

Colistin- and carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae carrying mcr-1 and blaOXA-48 isolated at a paediatric hospital in Vietnam.
Berglund B, Hoang N, Tärnberg M, Le N, Welander J, Nilsson M, et al
J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2017 Dec;():

Insertion sequence transpositions and point mutations in mgrB causing colistin resistance in a clinical strain of carbapenem-resistant klebsiella pneumoniae from vietnam.
Berglund B, Hoang N, Tärnberg M, Le N, Svartström O, Khu D, et al
Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 2017 Nov;():

Assessment of WHO criteria for identifying ART treatment failure in Vietnam from 2007 to 2011.
Le N, Riggi E, Marrone G, Vu T, Izurieta R, Nguyen C, et al
PLoS ONE 2017 ;12(9):e0182688

Point-of-care mobile digital microscopy and deep learning for the detection of soil-transmitted helminths and Schistosoma haematobium.
Holmström O, Linder N, Ngasala B, Mårtensson A, Linder E, Lundin M, et al
Glob Health Action 2017 Jun;10(sup3):1337325

Medical mobile technologies - what is needed for a sustainable and scalable implementation on a global scale?
Lundin J, Dumont G
Glob Health Action 2017 Jun;10(sup3):1344046

A roadmap for the implementation of mHealth innovations for image-based diagnostic support in clinical and public-health settings: a focus on front-line health workers and health-system organizations.
Wallis L, Hasselberg M, Barkman C, Bogoch I, Broomhead S, Dumont G, et al
Glob Health Action 2017 Jun;10(sup3):1340254

High prevalence of TB disease in contacts of adults with extrapulmonary TB.
Wingfield T, MacPherson P, Cleary P, Ormerod L
Thorax 2017 Nov;():

Quantifying the need for enhanced case management for TB patients as part of TB cohort audit in the North West of England: a descriptive study.
Tucker A, Mithoo J, Cleary P, Woodhead M, MacPherson P, Wingfield T, et al
BMC Public Health 2017 Nov;17(1):881

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.
Rudgard W, Evans C, Sweeney S, Wingfield T, Lönnroth K, Barreira D, et al
PLoS Med. 2017 Nov;14(11):e1002418

Mitigating the financial effects of tuberculosis requires more than expansion of services.
Wingfield T
Lancet Glob Health 2017 Nov;5(11):e1056-e1057

A score to predict and stratify risk of tuberculosis in adult contacts of tuberculosis index cases: a prospective derivation and external validation cohort study.
Saunders M, Wingfield T, Tovar M, Baldwin M, Datta S, Zevallos K, et al
Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Nov;17(11):1190-1199

Lay health workers perceptions of an anemia control intervention in Karnataka, India: a qualitative study.
Shet A, Rao A, Jebaraj P, Mascarenhas M, Zwarenstein M, Galanti M, et al
BMC Public Health 2017 Sep;17(1):720

Impact of improved recording of work-relatedness in primary care visits at occupational health services on sickness absences: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Atkins S, Ojajärvi U, Talola N, Viljamaa M, Nevalainen J, Uitti J
Trials 2017 Jul;18(1):352

Doctoral level research and training capacity in the social determinants of health at universities and higher education institutions in India, China, Oman and Vietnam: a survey of needs.
Ali F, Shet A, Yan W, Al-Maniri A, Atkins S, Lucas H, et al
Health Res Policy Syst 2017 Sep;15(1):76

Use and Adaptation of Open Source Software for Capacity Building to Strengthen Health Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
Hochwarter S, Atkins S, Diwan V, Zary N
Stud Health Technol Inform 2017 ;235():338-342

Repeat testing for chlamydia trachomatis, a "safe approach" to unsafe sex? a qualitative exploration among youth in Stockholm.
Nielsen A, De Costa A, Danielsson K, Salazar M
BMC Health Serv Res 2017 Nov;17(1):730

Is Institutional Delivery Protective Against Neonatal Mortality Among Poor or Tribal Women? A Cohort Study From Gujarat, India.
Altman R, Sidney K, De Costa A, Vora K, Salazar M
Matern Child Health J 2017 May;21(5):1065-1072

Characteristics of private partners in Chiranjeevi Yojana, a public-private-partnership to promote institutional births in Gujarat, India - Lessons for universal health coverage.
Iyer V, Sidney K, Mehta R, Mavalankar D, De Costa A
PLoS ONE 2017 ;12(10):e0185739