Manas K Akmatov

Summary

Affiliation: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Equivalence of self- and staff-collected nasal swabs for the detection of viral respiratory pathogens
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e48508. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Timeliness of childhood vaccinations in 31 low and middle-income countries
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Infection Genetics, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e14. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Child abuse in 28 developing and transitional countries--results from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
    Manas K Akmatov
    Epidemiology Group, Department of Infection Genetics, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 40:219-27. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Self-collected nasal swabs to detect infection and colonization: a useful tool for population-based epidemiological studies?
    M K Akmatov
    Department of Infection Genetics, Project Group Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e589-93. 2011
  5. doi request reprint E-mail-based symptomatic surveillance combined with self-collection of nasal swabs: a new tool for acute respiratory infection epidemiology
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Infection Genetics, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e799-803. 2011

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Equivalence of self- and staff-collected nasal swabs for the detection of viral respiratory pathogens
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e48508. 2012
    ..This may be circumvented by having the participants collect their own nasal swabs. We compared self- and staff-collected swabs in terms of swabbing quality and detection of viral respiratory pathogens...
  2. doi request reprint Timeliness of childhood vaccinations in 31 low and middle-income countries
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Infection Genetics, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e14. 2012
    ..This study assessed the extent of delays in childhood vaccinations and examined sociodemographic correlates of delayed and missing vaccinations...
  3. doi request reprint Child abuse in 28 developing and transitional countries--results from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
    Manas K Akmatov
    Epidemiology Group, Department of Infection Genetics, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 40:219-27. 2011
    ..Using data from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) we aimed to (i) compare different forms of child abuse across countries and regions, and (ii) examine factors associated with different forms of child abuse...
  4. doi request reprint Self-collected nasal swabs to detect infection and colonization: a useful tool for population-based epidemiological studies?
    M K Akmatov
    Department of Infection Genetics, Project Group Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e589-93. 2011
    ..Here, we review recent experience with self-collection of nasal swabs for the detection of microorganisms and discuss future prospects and applications for this technique...
  5. doi request reprint E-mail-based symptomatic surveillance combined with self-collection of nasal swabs: a new tool for acute respiratory infection epidemiology
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Infection Genetics, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e799-803. 2011
    ..We examined the feasibility of combining communication by e-mail and self-collection of nasal swabs for the prospective detection of acute respiratory infections in a non-medical setting...