Manas K Akmatov

Summary

Affiliation: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Web-based questionnaires to capture acute infections in long-term cohorts : findings of a feasibility study
    S Mall
    Department for Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124, Braunschweig, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 57:1308-14. 2014
  2. pmc Test-retest reliability of an infectious disease questionnaire and evaluation of self-assessed vulnerability to infections : findings of Pretest 2 of the German National Cohort
    S Castell
    Department for Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124, Braunschweig, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 57:1300-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Serial home-based self-collection of anterior nasal swabs to detect Staphylococcus aureus carriage in a randomized population-based study in Germany
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany TWINCORE Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, Hannover, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 25:4-10. 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in a random sample of non-hospitalized adult population in northern Germany
    Jaishri Mehraj
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany Hanover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e107937. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of invalid vaccine doses in 31 countries of the WHO African Region
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany TWINCORE Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, Hannover, Germany Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:892-901. 2015

Collaborators

  • Klaus Schughart
  • Guido Werner
  • Rafael T Mikolajczyk
  • F Pessler
  • Jaishri Mehraj
  • S Castell
  • N Obi
  • S Mall
  • G Krause
  • Julia Strömpl
  • Wolfgang Witte
  • Eva Medina
  • Anja Gatzemeier
  • Franziska Layer
  • D Flesh-Janys
  • Dietmar H Pieper
  • Gerard Krause
  • Y Kemmling
  • A Schultze
  • A Nieters
  • W Ahrens
  • Frank Pessler

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Web-based questionnaires to capture acute infections in long-term cohorts : findings of a feasibility study
    S Mall
    Department for Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124, Braunschweig, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 57:1308-14. 2014
    ..We investigated the feasibility of a weekly WQ assessing symptoms of ARI and GII among participants of the German National Cohort (GNC)...
  2. pmc Test-retest reliability of an infectious disease questionnaire and evaluation of self-assessed vulnerability to infections : findings of Pretest 2 of the German National Cohort
    S Castell
    Department for Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124, Braunschweig, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 57:1300-7. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate in Pretest 2 of the GNC newly added items on self-assessed vulnerability to several infectious diseases and to assess test-retest reliability of the questionnaire...
  3. doi request reprint Serial home-based self-collection of anterior nasal swabs to detect Staphylococcus aureus carriage in a randomized population-based study in Germany
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany TWINCORE Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, Hannover, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 25:4-10. 2014
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  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in a random sample of non-hospitalized adult population in northern Germany
    Jaishri Mehraj
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany Hanover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e107937. 2014
    ..Therefore we have examined point prevalence and risk factors of S. aureus nasal carriage in a non-hospitalized population of Braunschweig, northern Germany...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of invalid vaccine doses in 31 countries of the WHO African Region
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany TWINCORE Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, Hannover, Germany Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:892-901. 2015
    ..Timing of childhood vaccinations should be improved to ensure an optimal protection against vaccine-preventable infections and to avoid unnecessary wastage in these economically deprived countries. ..