E Hasker

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Drug prescribing practices for tuberculosis in Uzbekistan
    E Hasker
    Project HOPE, Tuberculosis Control Programme for the Central Asia Region, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1405-10. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do tuberculosis patients default in Tashkent City, Uzbekistan? A qualitative study
    E Hasker
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1132-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Strong association between serological status and probability of progression to clinical visceral leishmaniasis in prospective cohort studies in India and Nepal
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2657. 2014
  4. pmc An outbreak investigation of visceral leishmaniasis among residents of Dharan town, eastern Nepal, evidence for urban transmission of Leishmania donovani
    Surendra Uranw
    B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Ghopa, Dharan, Nepal
    BMC Infect Dis 13:21. 2013
  5. pmc Latent infection with Leishmania donovani in highly endemic villages in Bihar, India
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2053. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes for human African Trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: analysis of routine program data from the world's largest sleeping sickness control program
    E Hasker
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1127-32. 2012
  7. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis in rural bihar, India
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1662-4. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Health care-seeking behaviour and diagnostic delays for Human African Trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    E Hasker
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 16:869-74. 2011
  9. pmc Diagnostic accuracy and feasibility of serological tests on filter paper samples for outbreak detection of T.b. gambiense human African trypanosomiasis
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:374-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A new format of the CATT test for the detection of human African Trypanosomiasis, designed for use in peripheral health facilities
    E Hasker
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 15:263-7. 2010

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Drug prescribing practices for tuberculosis in Uzbekistan
    E Hasker
    Project HOPE, Tuberculosis Control Programme for the Central Asia Region, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1405-10. 2009
    ..Surveys from the capital city of Tashkent and from western Uzbekistan have shown high levels of primary multidrug resistance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do tuberculosis patients default in Tashkent City, Uzbekistan? A qualitative study
    E Hasker
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1132-9. 2010
    ..In 2005, the defaulter rate was 21%. An earlier quantitative study explored when patients default and identified some of the risk factors associated with default, but did not answer the question: 'Why do patients default?'..
  3. doi request reprint Strong association between serological status and probability of progression to clinical visceral leishmaniasis in prospective cohort studies in India and Nepal
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2657. 2014
    ..We assessed the risk of progression from infection to disease as a function of DAT and rK39 serological titers...
  4. pmc An outbreak investigation of visceral leishmaniasis among residents of Dharan town, eastern Nepal, evidence for urban transmission of Leishmania donovani
    Surendra Uranw
    B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Ghopa, Dharan, Nepal
    BMC Infect Dis 13:21. 2013
    ..Since 1997 VL cases have also been reported among residents of the city of Dharan. Our main research objective was to find out whether there had been local transmission of VL inside the city...
  5. pmc Latent infection with Leishmania donovani in highly endemic villages in Bihar, India
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2053. 2013
    ..We describe patterns of markers of Leishmania donovani infection and clinical VL in relation to age in Bihar, India...
  6. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes for human African Trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: analysis of routine program data from the world's largest sleeping sickness control program
    E Hasker
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1127-32. 2012
    ..The database was piloted in two provinces, Bandundu and Kasai Oriental. In this study, we analysed routine data from the two provinces for the period 2006-2008...
  7. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis in rural bihar, India
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1662-4. 2012
    ..VL was associated with socioeconomic status, type of housing, and belonging to the Musahar caste. Annual coverage of indoor residual insecticide spraying was 12%. Increasing such spraying can greatly contribute to VL control...
  8. doi request reprint Health care-seeking behaviour and diagnostic delays for Human African Trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    E Hasker
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 16:869-74. 2011
    ..Given the recent policy to integrate HAT control into general health services, we studied health seeking behaviour in these spontaneously presenting patients...
  9. pmc Diagnostic accuracy and feasibility of serological tests on filter paper samples for outbreak detection of T.b. gambiense human African trypanosomiasis
    Epco Hasker
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:374-9. 2010
    ..Alternatively, these tests could be used to identify individual HAT suspects for subsequent confirmation...
  10. doi request reprint A new format of the CATT test for the detection of human African Trypanosomiasis, designed for use in peripheral health facilities
    E Hasker
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 15:263-7. 2010
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  11. pmc Default from tuberculosis treatment in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; who are these defaulters and why do they default?
    Epco Hasker
    Project HOPE Tuberculosis Control Program for the Central Asia Region, Almaty, Kazakhstan
    BMC Infect Dis 8:97. 2008
    ..Of 1087 pulmonary TB patients started on treatment in 2005, 228 (21%) defaulted. This study investigates who the defaulters in Tashkent are, when they default and why they default...
  12. pmc Management of visceral leishmaniasis in rural primary health care services in Bihar, India
    E Hasker
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 15:55-62. 2010
    ..Several recent studies have signaled underreporting of VL cases in the region. Information on treatment outcomes is scanty. Our aim was to document VL case management by the primary health care services in India...
  13. doi request reprint Health-care seeking behaviour for TB symptoms in two provinces of Uzbekistan
    Epco Hasker
    Project HOPE, Tuberculosis Control Program for the Central Asia Region, Uzbekistan
    Trop Doct 38:107-9. 2008
    ..Having known risk factors for TB did not increase the likelihood of its being detected, which highlights the need to revise the current screening policy...
  14. pmc Tuberculosis-HIV co-infection in Kiev City, Ukraine
    Marieke J van der Werf
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, 2501 CC The Hague, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:766-8. 2006
    ..The results were compared to information from medical records of 2002, when co-infection prevalence was 6.3%. Of 968 TB patients, 98 (10.1%) were HIV infected. TB-HIV co-infection is increasing, especially in injecting drug users...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rifampin and recurrence of tuberculosis among patients infected with HIV
    Marie Laurence Lambert
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1719-20; author reply 1720-2. 2003