Erasto V Mbugi

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from tuberculosis patients in the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Department of Biochemistry, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Electronic address
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 95:170-8. 2015
  2. pmc Allergic disorders in Africa and africans: is it primarily a priority?
    Erasto Vitus Mbugi
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Biochemistry Department, School of Medicine, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    World Allergy Organ J 3:175-81. 2010
  3. pmc Effect of nutrient deficiencies on in vitro Th1 and Th2 cytokine response of peripheral blood mononuclear cells to Plasmodium falciparum infection
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Malar J 9:162. 2010
  4. pmc Drug resistance to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mlimba, Tanzania
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Department of Veterinary Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture SUA, Morogoro, Tanzania
    Malar J 5:94. 2006
  5. pmc Alterations in early cytokine-mediated immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infection in Tanzanian children with mineral element deficiencies: a cross-sectional survey
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Malar J 9:130. 2010
  6. pmc Effect of preventive supplementation with zinc and other micronutrients on non-malarial morbidity in Tanzanian pre-school children: a randomized trial
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e41630. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Species diversity of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from humans, livestock and wildlife in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania
    Bugwesa Z Katale
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 14:616. 2014
  8. pmc Effect of α(+)-thalassaemia on episodes of fever due to malaria and other causes: a community-based cohort study in Tanzania
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Wageningen University, Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:280. 2011
  9. pmc Effect of supplementation with zinc and other micronutrients on malaria in Tanzanian children: a randomised trial
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Wageningen University, Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS Med 8:e1001125. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Alpha+ -thalassemia protects against anemia associated with asymptomatic malaria: evidence from community-based surveys in Tanzania and Kenya
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 198:401-8. 2008

Collaborators

  • Hans Verhoef
  • Ayse Y Demir
  • Bugwesa Z Katale
  • Esron D Karimuribo
  • Gibson S Kibiki
  • Susanne Roewer
  • Paul Milligan
  • Jacobien Veenemans
  • Huub F J Savelkoul
  • Rob J Kraaijenhagen
  • Laura R A Schouten
  • Donald R A Uges
  • Esther J S Jansen
  • Theo G Mank
  • Maarten J Ottenhof
  • Jos P M Wielders
  • Amrish Baidjoe
  • Amrish Y Baidjoe
  • Maarten Ottenhof
  • Theo Mank
  • Nienke Inja
  • Wendy T M Enthoven
  • Aafke C van der Heijden
  • Anna E Koopmans
  • Linsey C C de Boer
  • Andrew M Prentice
  • John F Shao
  • Pauline E A Andang'o
  • Jos W M Van der Meer
  • David L Mwaniki
  • Frank P Mockenhaupt
  • Raimos M Olomi

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from tuberculosis patients in the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Department of Biochemistry, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Electronic address
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 95:170-8. 2015
    ..Other types found in lower prevalence are Beijing, Haarlem, X, S and MANU. The Haarlem, EAI_Somalia, LAM3 and S/convergent and X2 subfamilies found in this study were not reported in previous studies in Tanzania. ..
  2. pmc Allergic disorders in Africa and africans: is it primarily a priority?
    Erasto Vitus Mbugi
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Biochemistry Department, School of Medicine, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    World Allergy Organ J 3:175-81. 2010
    ..This short review tackles the problems of allergy and allergens in Africa as compared with other disease burdens that may suggest the need for a more balanced approach based on priority...
  3. pmc Effect of nutrient deficiencies on in vitro Th1 and Th2 cytokine response of peripheral blood mononuclear cells to Plasmodium falciparum infection
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Malar J 9:162. 2010
    ..In malaria endemic countries, this immunological balance may be influenced by micronutrient deficiencies...
  4. pmc Drug resistance to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mlimba, Tanzania
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Department of Veterinary Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture SUA, Morogoro, Tanzania
    Malar J 5:94. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the response of parasites to SP treatment has shown significant variation between individuals...
  5. pmc Alterations in early cytokine-mediated immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infection in Tanzanian children with mineral element deficiencies: a cross-sectional survey
    Erasto V Mbugi
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Malar J 9:130. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effects of mineral element deficiencies on early innate cytokine responses to Plasmodium falciparum malaria...
  6. pmc Effect of preventive supplementation with zinc and other micronutrients on non-malarial morbidity in Tanzanian pre-school children: a randomized trial
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e41630. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the effect of supplementation with zinc and multiple micronutrients on diarrhea and other causes of non-malarial morbidity...
  7. doi request reprint Species diversity of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from humans, livestock and wildlife in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania
    Bugwesa Z Katale
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 14:616. 2014
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  8. pmc Effect of α(+)-thalassaemia on episodes of fever due to malaria and other causes: a community-based cohort study in Tanzania
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Wageningen University, Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:280. 2011
    ..It is controversial to what degree α(+)-thalassaemia protects against episodes of uncomplicated malaria and febrile disease due to infections other than Plasmodium...
  9. pmc Effect of supplementation with zinc and other micronutrients on malaria in Tanzanian children: a randomised trial
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Wageningen University, Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS Med 8:e1001125. 2011
    ..Protection may depend on other nutrients. We measured the effect of supplementation with zinc and other nutrients on malaria rates...
  10. doi request reprint Alpha+ -thalassemia protects against anemia associated with asymptomatic malaria: evidence from community-based surveys in Tanzania and Kenya
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 198:401-8. 2008
    ..We assessed to what extent alpha(+)-thalassemia influences the association between mild, asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection and hemoglobin concentration...
  11. pmc Protection against diarrhea associated with Giardia intestinalis Is lost with multi-nutrient supplementation: a study in Tanzanian children
    Jacobien Veenemans
    Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1158. 2011
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  12. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for infection of bovine tuberculosis in indigenous cattle in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania
    Bugwesa Z Katale
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, P, O BOX 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Vet Res 9:267. 2013
    ..This study estimated the prevalence and risk factors associated with bovine tuberculosis transmission in indigenous cattle at the human-animal interface in the Serengeti ecosystem of Tanzania...