R M G J Houben

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Control of (multi)drug resistance and tuberculosis incidence over 23 years in the context of a well-supported tuberculosis programme in rural Malawi
    Sebastian M Mboma
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 8:e58192. 2013
  2. doi The impact of HIV and ART on recurrent tuberculosis in a sub-Saharan setting
    Rein M G J Houben
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    AIDS 26:2233-9. 2012
  3. pmc Monitoring the impact of decentralised chronic care services on patient travel time in rural Africa--methods and results in Northern Malawi
    Rein M G J Houben
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    Int J Health Geogr 11:49. 2012
  4. pmc HIV and the risk of tuberculosis due to recent transmission over 12 years in Karonga District, Malawi
    Rein M G J Houben
    Karonga Prevention Study, Malawi
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1187-9. 2009
  5. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus increases the risk of tuberculosis due to recent re-infection in individuals with latent infection
    R M G J Houben
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:909-15. 2010
  6. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus associated tuberculosis more often due to recent infection than reactivation of latent infection
    R M G J Houben
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:24-31. 2011
  7. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of molecular epidemiological studies of tuberculosis: development of a new tool to aid interpretation
    Rein M G J Houben
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 14:892-909. 2009

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Publications7

  1. pmc Control of (multi)drug resistance and tuberculosis incidence over 23 years in the context of a well-supported tuberculosis programme in rural Malawi
    Sebastian M Mboma
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 8:e58192. 2013
    ..However, few studies have described the effect of a sustained and well-supported DOTS programme on TB incidence and drug resistance over a long period. We present long-term trends in incidence and drug resistance in rural Malawi...
  2. doi The impact of HIV and ART on recurrent tuberculosis in a sub-Saharan setting
    Rein M G J Houben
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    AIDS 26:2233-9. 2012
    ..To estimate the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the incidence of recurrent tuberculosis (TB) in an African population...
  3. pmc Monitoring the impact of decentralised chronic care services on patient travel time in rural Africa--methods and results in Northern Malawi
    Rein M G J Houben
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    Int J Health Geogr 11:49. 2012
    ..Here we develop methods to monitor changes in travel time, using data from the antiretroviral therapy (ART) roll-out in a rural district in North Malawi...
  4. pmc HIV and the risk of tuberculosis due to recent transmission over 12 years in Karonga District, Malawi
    Rein M G J Houben
    Karonga Prevention Study, Malawi
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1187-9. 2009
    ..40 (0.9-2.3) for 25-50 years and 10.44 (2.3-47.9) for >50 years and remained stable over two periods examined. These results suggest that HIV increases the proportion of TB due to recent transmission in the elderly...
  5. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus increases the risk of tuberculosis due to recent re-infection in individuals with latent infection
    R M G J Houben
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:909-15. 2010
    ..tuberculosis. If contemporary TB cases share identical M. tuberculosis strains (i.e., are 'clustered'), the episode is likely to have followed recent (re-)infection, irrespective of evidence of previous latent infection...
  6. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus associated tuberculosis more often due to recent infection than reactivation of latent infection
    R M G J Houben
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:24-31. 2011
    ..As HIV-positive TB cases are less likely to be source cases, equal or higher clustering in HIV-positives would suggest that HIV mainly increases the risk of TB following recent infection...
  7. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of molecular epidemiological studies of tuberculosis: development of a new tool to aid interpretation
    Rein M G J Houben
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 14:892-909. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the relative impact of these factors and develop a tool to improve interpretation of the proportion clustered from an individual study...