Oriol Mitjà

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Publications

  1. pmc Malaria epidemiology in Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Center, PO Box 34, Lihir Island, NIP, Papua New Guinea
    Malar J 12:98. 2013
  2. pmc Mycetoma caused by Nocardia yamanashiensis, Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Lihir Medical Centre International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:1043-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Osteoperiostitis in early yaws: case series and literature review
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Centre, International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Clin Infect Dis 52:771-4. 2011
  4. pmc Challenges in recognition and diagnosis of yaws in children in Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, and Department of Microbiology, Lihir Medical Centre, International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:113-6. 2011
  5. pmc Outcome predictors in treatment of yaws
    Oriol Mitjà
    Lihir Medical Centre, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1083-5. 2011
  6. pmc The impact of a filariasis control program on Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Centre, International SOS, Lihir Island, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1286. 2011
  7. pmc HMS-related hemolysis after acute attacks of Plasmodium vivax malaria
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Centre International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:616-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Single-dose azithromycin versus benzathine benzylpenicillin for treatment of yaws in children in Papua New Guinea: an open-label, non-inferiority, randomised trial
    Oriol Mitjà
    Lihir Medical Centre International SOS, Newcrest Mining, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Lancet 379:342-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Malaria epidemiology in Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Center, PO Box 34, Lihir Island, NIP, Papua New Guinea
    Malar J 12:98. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of such programme by comparing the epidemiological trends of malaria in different parts of the island...
  2. pmc Mycetoma caused by Nocardia yamanashiensis, Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Lihir Medical Centre International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:1043-5. 2012
    ..Given antibiotic resistance concerns, we suggest that antimicrobial susceptibility testing should be done for the majority of Nocardia species without well-established resistance patterns...
  3. doi request reprint Osteoperiostitis in early yaws: case series and literature review
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Centre, International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Clin Infect Dis 52:771-4. 2011
    ..Osteoperiostitis occurred some weeks after the primary infection, and the most common finding was hypertrophic periostitis of long bones. All treated patients had excellent responses to benzyl-penicillin therapy...
  4. pmc Challenges in recognition and diagnosis of yaws in children in Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, and Department of Microbiology, Lihir Medical Centre, International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:113-6. 2011
    ..A high proportion of cases (46%) were in the secondary stage; 92% of them had osteoarticular involvement, and only 24% had a Venereal Disease Research Laboratory titer greater than 1:32...
  5. pmc Outcome predictors in treatment of yaws
    Oriol Mitjà
    Lihir Medical Centre, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1083-5. 2011
    ..4%). Having low initial titers on Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test and living in a village where yaws baseline incidence was high were associated with increased likelihood of treatment failure...
  6. pmc The impact of a filariasis control program on Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Centre, International SOS, Lihir Island, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1286. 2011
    ..Some experts, however, consider that longer periods of treatment might be necessary in certain high prevalence and transmission environments based upon past unsuccessful field experience and modelling...
  7. pmc HMS-related hemolysis after acute attacks of Plasmodium vivax malaria
    Oriol Mitjà
    Department of Medicine, Lihir Medical Centre International SOS, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:616-8. 2011
    ..The persistence of marked anemia in a patient with splenomegaly after a P. vivax attack should raise the suspicion of hyper-reactive malarial splenomegaly...
  8. doi request reprint Single-dose azithromycin versus benzathine benzylpenicillin for treatment of yaws in children in Papua New Guinea: an open-label, non-inferiority, randomised trial
    Oriol Mitjà
    Lihir Medical Centre International SOS, Newcrest Mining, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
    Lancet 379:342-7. 2012
    ..Oral azithromycin is effective for syphilis. We assessed the efficacy of azithromycin compared with intramuscular long-acting penicillin to treat patients with yaws...