C Dye

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospects for worldwide tuberculosis control under the WHO DOTS strategy. Directly observed short-course therapy
    C Dye
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 352:1886-91. 1998
  2. pmc Will tuberculosis become resistant to all antibiotics?
    C Dye
    Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 268:45-52. 2001
  3. pmc Multigenic drug resistance among inbred malaria parasites
    C Dye
    Vector Biology and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 264:61-7. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis 2000-2010: control, but not elimination
    C Dye
    Communicable Diseases Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:S146-52. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Climate change and malaria: temperatures without fevers?
    C Dye
    Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Science 289:1697-8. 2000
  6. pmc Criteria for the control of drug-resistant tuberculosis
    C Dye
    Communicable Disease Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:8180-5. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Consensus statement. Global burden of tuberculosis: estimated incidence, prevalence, and mortality by country. WHO Global Surveillance and Monitoring Project
    C Dye
    Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 282:677-86. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Standard short-course chemotherapy for drug-resistant tuberculosis: treatment outcomes in 6 countries
    M A Espinal
    World Health Organization, Communicable Diseases Programme, Ave Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    JAMA 283:2537-45. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Global trends in resistance to antituberculosis drugs. World Health Organization-International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Working Group on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance
    M A Espinal
    Communicable Diseases Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 344:1294-303. 2001
  10. pmc The impact of HIV/AIDS on the control of tuberculosis in India
    B G Williams
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva 1212, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9619-24. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prospects for worldwide tuberculosis control under the WHO DOTS strategy. Directly observed short-course therapy
    C Dye
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 352:1886-91. 1998
    ..WHO advocates the use of directly observed treatment with a short-course drug regimen as part of the DOTS strategy, but the potential effect of this strategy worldwide has not been investigated...
  2. pmc Will tuberculosis become resistant to all antibiotics?
    C Dye
    Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 268:45-52. 2001
    ..To substantiate this result, further measurements are needed of the relative fitness of drug-resistant strains...
  3. pmc Multigenic drug resistance among inbred malaria parasites
    C Dye
    Vector Biology and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 264:61-7. 1997
    ..We discuss some of the wider implications of these results for the evolution of multigenic resistance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis 2000-2010: control, but not elimination
    C Dye
    Communicable Diseases Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:S146-52. 2000
    ..Even if morbidity and mortality are significantly reduced before 2010, tuberculosis infection will persist for much longer, acting as a sensitive indicator of public health, and as a marker of the quality of health services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Climate change and malaria: temperatures without fevers?
    C Dye
    Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Science 289:1697-8. 2000
    ....
  6. pmc Criteria for the control of drug-resistant tuberculosis
    C Dye
    Communicable Disease Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:8180-5. 2000
    ..We discuss the implications of these results for World Health Organization policy on the management of antibiotic resistance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Consensus statement. Global burden of tuberculosis: estimated incidence, prevalence, and mortality by country. WHO Global Surveillance and Monitoring Project
    C Dye
    Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 282:677-86. 1999
    ..To estimate the risk and prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection and tuberculosis (TB) incidence, prevalence, and mortality, including disease attributable to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), for 212 countries in 1997...
  8. ncbi request reprint Standard short-course chemotherapy for drug-resistant tuberculosis: treatment outcomes in 6 countries
    M A Espinal
    World Health Organization, Communicable Diseases Programme, Ave Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    JAMA 283:2537-45. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Global trends in resistance to antituberculosis drugs. World Health Organization-International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Working Group on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance
    M A Espinal
    Communicable Diseases Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 344:1294-303. 2001
    ..Data on global trends in resistance to antituberculosis drugs are lacking...
  10. pmc The impact of HIV/AIDS on the control of tuberculosis in India
    B G Williams
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva 1212, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9619-24. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of worldwide tuberculosis control. WHO Global Surveillance and Monitoring Project
    M C Raviglione
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 350:624-9. 1997
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  12. pmc Trends in tuberculosis incidence and their determinants in 134 countries
    C Dye
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 87:683-91. 2009
    ..To determine whether differences in national trends in tuberculosis incidence are attributable to the variable success of control programmes or to biological, social and economic factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint The measurement and estimation of tuberculosis mortality
    E L Korenromp
    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:283-303. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Targets for global tuberculosis control
    C Dye
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:460-2. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the history of target setting for TB control and lays out the complete set of indicators and targets that will guide TB control through to 2015, the target year for all MDGs...
  15. ncbi request reprint The design effect and cluster samples: optimising tuberculosis prevalence surveys
    B Williams
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1110-5. 2008
    ..We illustrate the results using data from a recent survey in Cambodia in which TB was diagnosed using sputum smears, cultures and X-rays...
  16. doi request reprint Measuring tuberculosis burden, trends, and the impact of control programmes
    C Dye
    HIV AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:233-43. 2008
    ..By 2015, every country should be able to assess progress in tuberculosis control by estimating the time trend in incidence, and the magnitude of reductions in either prevalence or deaths...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis deaths in countries with high HIV prevalence: what is their use as an indicator in tuberculosis programme monitoring and epidemiological surveillance?
    D Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:123-7. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint The decline of tuberculosis epidemics under chemotherapy: a case study in Morocco
    C Dye
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1225-31. 2007
    ..At the current pace of epidemic decline, there will be more than 10,000 new cases in 2050, the target year for global elimination...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of BCG vaccination on childhood tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis worldwide: a meta-analysis and assessment of cost-effectiveness
    B Bourdin Trunz
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 367:1173-80. 2006
    ..We assess and compare the costs and effects of BCG as an intervention against severe childhood tuberculosis in different regions of the world...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis in European cities: establishment of a patient monitoring system over 10 years in Paris, France
    D Farge
    Service de m├ędecine interne et pathologie vasculaire, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris, France
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:992-8. 2007
    ..France has been unable to report on treatment outcomes until now, and it is not known whether the World Health Organization (WHO) target cure rate of 85% has been met...
  21. ncbi request reprint Three-fold reduction in the prevalence of tuberculosis over 25 years in Indonesia
    S Soemantri
    National Institute of Health Research and Development, Ministry of Health, Jalan Percetakan Negara 23A, Jakarta 10560, Indonesia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:398-404. 2007
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) remains the principal cause of death from a curable infectious disease. Indonesia is estimated to have the third highest case load worldwide, but TB prevalence has not been measured for 25 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis
    A D Harries
    Clinical HIV Unit, Ministry of Health, P O Box 30377, Lilongwe, Malawi Family Health International, Malawi Country Office, Arwa House, 3rd Floor, P O Box 30455, Lilongwe 3, Malawi
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:415-31. 2006
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  23. pmc The resurgence of tuberculosis in Russia
    M V Shilova
    Department of Epidemiology and Antituberculosis Care Organization, Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, I. M. Setchenov Medical Academy, 4 Dostoevsky Street, 101478 Moscow, Russian Federation
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 356:1069-75. 2001
    ..Although our explanation for the resurgence of TB is incomplete, we have identified a set of measures that can be implemented now to cut transmission, incidence and deaths...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low infectiousness of a wildlife host of Leishmania infantum: the crab-eating fox is not important for transmission
    O Courtenay
    Parasitology 125:407-14. 2002
    ..These results show that crab-eating fox populations do not maintain a transmission cycle independently of domestic dogs. The implication is that they are unlikely to introduce the parasite into Leishmania-free dog populations...