R Matthew Chico
Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Married to M. tuberculosis: risk of infection and disease in spouses of smear-positive tuberculosis patientsA Crampin
Karonga Prevention Study, Malawi
Trop Med Int Health 16:811-8. 2011..To quantify the risk of infection and disease in spouses of tuberculosis patients and the extent to which intervention could reduce the risk in this highly exposed group...
- Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: at the crossroads of public health policyR Matthew Chico
Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Trop Med Int Health 16:774-85. 2011..Clinical and operational research is urgently needed to compare birth outcomes achieved by IPTp with ABCs vs. IST using an efficacious antimalarial therapy...
- Prevalence of malaria and sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic reviewR Matthew Chico
Department of Disease Control, Malaria Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
JAMA 307:2079-86. 2012..Malaria and sexually transmitted infections/reproductive tract infections (STIs/RTIs) in pregnancy are direct and indirect causes of stillbirth, prematurity, low birth weight, and maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality...
- Azithromycin-chloroquine and the intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancyR Matthew Chico
Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E7HT, UK
Malar J 7:255. 2008..Several scientific and programmatic questions of interest to policymakers and programme managers are also presented that would need to be addressed before azithromycin-chloroquine could be adopted for use in IPTp...
- Azithromycin plus chloroquine: combination therapy for protection against malaria and sexually transmitted infections in pregnancyR Matthew Chico
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Disease Control Department, UK
Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 7:1153-67. 2011..Most importantly, no evidence to date suggests that azithromycin induces pneumococcal resistance to penicillin...
- Intermittent preventive treatment against malaria: an updateRoly D Gosling
Department of Tropical and Infectious Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 8:589-606. 2010..IPT is an accepted form of malaria control, but to date only IPTp has been adopted as policy...