Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden

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Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi Impact of HIV-1 infection on the hematological recovery after clinical malaria
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, and Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:200-5. 2009
  2. pmc Increased risk for severe malaria in HIV-1-infected adults, Zambia
    Victor Chalwe
    Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Ndola, Zambia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:749; quiz 858. 2009
  3. pmc Safety and efficacy of lumefantrine-artemether (Coartem) for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Zambian adults
    Modest Mulenga
    Department Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 5:73. 2006
  4. ncbi Malaria infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in six Rwandan districts
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 10:681-8. 2005
  5. ncbi HIV-1 immune suppression and antimalarial treatment outcome in Zambian adults with uncomplicated malaria
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155 B2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Infect Dis 194:917-25. 2006
  6. ncbi CD4 T-cell count and HIV-1 infection in adults with uncomplicated malaria
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:363-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Malaria and HIV: a silent alliance
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department Parasitology, Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Trends Parasitol 23:465-7. 2007
  8. pmc The impact of HIV-1 on the malaria parasite biomass in adults in sub-Saharan Africa contributes to the emergence of antimalarial drug resistance
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Unit of Epidemiology Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerpen, Nationalestraat 155 B2000, Antwerpen, Belgium
    Malar J 7:134. 2008
  9. ncbi The contribution of malaria in pregnancy to perinatal mortality
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:35-40. 2004
  10. pmc Ranking malaria risk factors to guide malaria control efforts in African highlands
    Natacha Protopopoff
    Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e8022. 2009

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Publications20

  1. doi Impact of HIV-1 infection on the hematological recovery after clinical malaria
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, and Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:200-5. 2009
    ..Anemia is the most frequent cytopenia in HIV-infected individuals and is often associated with malaria...
  2. pmc Increased risk for severe malaria in HIV-1-infected adults, Zambia
    Victor Chalwe
    Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Ndola, Zambia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:749; quiz 858. 2009
    ..8, p = 0.0005) and asymptomatic controls (OR 16.6, 95% CI 2.5-111.5, p = 0.0005). Persons with severe malaria were more likely to have a CD4 count <350/microL than were asymptomatic controls (OR 23.0, 95% CI 3.35-158.00, p<0.0001)...
  3. pmc Safety and efficacy of lumefantrine-artemether (Coartem) for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Zambian adults
    Modest Mulenga
    Department Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 5:73. 2006
    ..Although the safety and efficacy of AL have been extensively documented, no clinical trials had been carried out in Zambia...
  4. ncbi Malaria infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in six Rwandan districts
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 10:681-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of pregnant women towards malaria and their association with malaria morbidity...
  5. ncbi HIV-1 immune suppression and antimalarial treatment outcome in Zambian adults with uncomplicated malaria
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155 B2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Infect Dis 194:917-25. 2006
    ..We assessed the influence that HIV-1 immune suppression has on the efficacy of antimalarial treatment in adults with uncomplicated malaria...
  6. ncbi CD4 T-cell count and HIV-1 infection in adults with uncomplicated malaria
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:363-7. 2006
    ..HIV-1-negative children with malaria have reversible lymphocyte and CD4 count decreases. We assessed the impact of malaria parasitemia on the absolute CD4 count in both HIV-1-infected and non-HIV-infected adults...
  7. ncbi Malaria and HIV: a silent alliance
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department Parasitology, Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Trends Parasitol 23:465-7. 2007
    ..Probably, these results are conservative and the true impact of the interaction could be even more important...
  8. pmc The impact of HIV-1 on the malaria parasite biomass in adults in sub-Saharan Africa contributes to the emergence of antimalarial drug resistance
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Unit of Epidemiology Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerpen, Nationalestraat 155 B2000, Antwerpen, Belgium
    Malar J 7:134. 2008
    ..HIV-related immune-suppression increases the risk of malaria (infection, disease and treatment failure) and probably the circulating parasite biomass, favoring the emergence of drug resistance parasites...
  9. ncbi The contribution of malaria in pregnancy to perinatal mortality
    Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:35-40. 2004
    ..Preventive measures such as intermittent preventive treatment or insecticide-treated bed nets could substantially reduce perinatal mortality and fetal wastage...
  10. pmc Ranking malaria risk factors to guide malaria control efforts in African highlands
    Natacha Protopopoff
    Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e8022. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the factors impacting transmission in the highlands is crucial to improve well targeted malaria control strategies...
  11. pmc In vivo selection of Plasmodium falciparum Pfcrt and Pfmdr1 variants by artemether-lumefantrine and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in Burkina Faso
    Vito Baraka
    National Institute for Medical Research, Tanga Medical Research Centre, Tanga, United Republic of Tanzania International Health Unit, Department of Epidemiology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:734-7. 2015
    ..These results support the rational use of DHA-PPQ in settings where chloroquine (CQ) resistance is high. ..
  12. pmc Clinical signs and symptoms cannot reliably predict Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in pregnant women living in an area of high seasonal transmission
    Marc C Tahita
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalstraat155, B 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Malar J 12:464. 2013
    ..Therefore, determining common signs and symptoms among pregnant women with a malaria infection may be extremely useful to identify those in need of further investigation by rapid diagnostic test or microscopy...
  13. pmc Safety of daily co-trimoxazole in pregnancy in an area of changing malaria epidemiology: a phase 3b randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christine Manyando
    Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Ndola, Zambia International Health Unit, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e96017. 2014
    ..To establish its safety on the offspring by measuring the gestational age and birth weight at delivery, and compare the safety and efficacy profile of CTX to that of SP...
  14. pmc Safety and efficacy of co-trimoxazole for treatment and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a systematic review
    Christine Manyando
    Department of Public Health, Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Ndola, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 8:e56916. 2013
    ..In the last decade, CTX was used for prophylaxis of opportunistic infections in HIV infected people. It also had an impact on the malaria risk in this specific group...
  15. pmc Defining the malaria burden in Nchelenge District, northern Zambia using the World Health Organization malaria indicators survey
    Michael Nambozi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Tropical Diseases Research Center, P, O Box 71769, Ndola, Zambia
    Malar J 13:220. 2014
    ..A cross-sectional survey to determine the prevalence and intensity of infection among <10 years old was carried out in March-April 2012 in Nchelenge district...
  16. pmc Safe and efficacious artemisinin-based combination treatments for African pregnant women with malaria: a multicentre randomized control trial
    Michael Nambozi
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health 12:5. 2015
    ..The little available information originates from South East Asia while in sub-Saharan Africa such information is still limited and needs to be provided...
  17. doi Molecular-based isothermal tests for field diagnosis of malaria and their potential contribution to malaria elimination
    Eniyou C Oriero
    Medical Research Council, Banjul, The Gambia Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium International Health Unit, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:2-13. 2015
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  18. pmc Malaria Care in Infants Aged under Six Months in Uganda: An Area of Unmet Needs!
    Martin Kayitale Mbonye
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Unit of International Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 10:e0123283. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to identify malaria parasitemia positivity rate (MPPR) among patients under six months, and practices and predictors of malaria diagnosis and treatment in this population...
  19. ncbi Safety and efficacy of dihydroartemisinin/piperaquine (Artekin) for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Rwandan children
    Corine Karema
    National Malaria Control Program, Kigali, Rwanda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1105-11. 2006
    ..A 3-day treatment with DHA-PQP proved to be efficacious with a good safety and tolerability profile and could be a good candidate for the next first-line treatment...
  20. ncbi The World Bank: false financial and statistical accounts and medical malpractice in malaria treatment
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health and Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Lancet 368:247-52. 2006