R Reithinger

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chagas disease control: deltamethrin-treated collars reduce Triatoma infestans feeding success on dogs
    Richard Reithinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:502-8. 2005
  2. pmc Malaria, oromia regional state, ethiopia, 2001-2006
    Dereje Olana
    Oromia Regional Health Bureau, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1336-7. 2011
  3. pmc Travel history and malaria infection risk in a low-transmission setting in Ethiopia: a case control study
    Joshua O Yukich
    Department of Global Health Systems and Development, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Malar J 12:33. 2013
  4. pmc Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:354. 2011
  5. pmc In vivo efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Central Ethiopia
    Jimee Hwang
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:209. 2011
  6. pmc School-based surveys of malaria in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a rapid survey method for malaria in low transmission settings
    Ruth A Ashton
    Malaria Consortium Ethiopia, PO Box 110224, Ethio China Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 10:25. 2011
  7. pmc Performance of three multi-species rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia
    Ruth A Ashton
    Malaria Consortium Ethiopia Office, Ethio China Road, PO Box 100224, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 9:297. 2010
  8. pmc Malaria indicator survey 2007, Ethiopia: coverage and use of major malaria prevention and control interventions
    Daddi Jima
    Diseases Prevention and Control Department, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 9:58. 2010
  9. pmc Factors associated with use and non-use of mosquito nets owned in Oromia and Amhara regional states, Ethiopia
    Carol A Baume
    AED, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Malar J 8:264. 2009
  10. pmc Risk factors for anthroponotic cutaneous Leishmaniasis at the household level in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Richard Reithinger
    HealthNet TPO, Kabul, Afghanistan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e639. 2010

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Chagas disease control: deltamethrin-treated collars reduce Triatoma infestans feeding success on dogs
    Richard Reithinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:502-8. 2005
    ..cruzi transmission suggests that deltamethrin-treated dog collars could help to control canine (and possibly human) T. cruzi infection...
  2. pmc Malaria, oromia regional state, ethiopia, 2001-2006
    Dereje Olana
    Oromia Regional Health Bureau, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1336-7. 2011
    ..vivax. Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes are the main vector for both species. Although malaria is the most common communicable disease in Ethiopia (2), few longitudinal case data has been published (3)...
  3. pmc Travel history and malaria infection risk in a low-transmission setting in Ethiopia: a case control study
    Joshua O Yukich
    Department of Global Health Systems and Development, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Malar J 12:33. 2013
    ..The country currently has plans for elimination for specific geographic areas of the country. Human movement may lead to the maintenance of reservoirs of infection, complicating attempts to eliminate malaria...
  4. pmc Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:354. 2011
    ..It is important to understand individual level net use factors in the context of the home to modify programmes so as to maximize net use...
  5. pmc In vivo efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Central Ethiopia
    Jimee Hwang
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:209. 2011
    ..In Ethiopia, artemether-lumefantrine (AL) has been the first-line treatment for uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria since 2004...
  6. pmc School-based surveys of malaria in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a rapid survey method for malaria in low transmission settings
    Ruth A Ashton
    Malaria Consortium Ethiopia, PO Box 110224, Ethio China Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 10:25. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Performance of three multi-species rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia
    Ruth A Ashton
    Malaria Consortium Ethiopia Office, Ethio China Road, PO Box 100224, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 9:297. 2010
    ..The present study compared three RDT products to provide the FMoH with evidence to guide appropriate product selection...
  8. pmc Malaria indicator survey 2007, Ethiopia: coverage and use of major malaria prevention and control interventions
    Daddi Jima
    Diseases Prevention and Control Department, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 9:58. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Factors associated with use and non-use of mosquito nets owned in Oromia and Amhara regional states, Ethiopia
    Carol A Baume
    AED, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Malar J 8:264. 2009
    ..Many countries across sub-Saharan Africa are rapidly increasing insecticide-treated net (ITN) coverage to combat malaria, but systematic data on the use of those ITNs and the factors affecting this use are scarce...
  10. pmc Risk factors for anthroponotic cutaneous Leishmaniasis at the household level in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Richard Reithinger
    HealthNet TPO, Kabul, Afghanistan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e639. 2010
    ..ACL is a protozoan disease transmitted to humans by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies. Although not fatal, ACL can lead to considerable stigmatization of affected populations...
  11. pmc Rapid detection of Trypanosoma cruzi in human serum by use of an immunochromatographic dipstick test
    Richard Reithinger
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3003-7. 2010
    ..7%) and 171/366 (46.7%) samples tested positive by dipstick and serology, respectively. Dipstick sensitivity was calculated to be 84.8% (range between countries, 77.5 to 95%), and specificity was 97.9% (95.9 to 100%)...
  12. pmc Monitoring and evaluation of programmes to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV in Africa
    Richard Reithinger
    Clinical Trials Area, Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    BMJ 334:1143-6. 2007
  13. pmc Treating cutaneous leishmaniasis patients in Kabul, Afghanistan: cost-effectiveness of an operational program in a complex emergency setting
    Richard Reithinger
    Clinical Trials Area, Westat, Rockville, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:3. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to calculate the cost-effectiveness for the implemented treatment regimen of CL patients attending HNTPO clinics in the Afghan complex emergency setting...
  14. pmc Molecular diagnosis of leishmaniasis: current status and future applications
    Richard Reithinger
    Clinical Trials Area, Westat, 1441 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:21-5. 2007
  15. pmc Extinction of experimental Triatoma infestans populations following continuous exposure to dogs wearing deltamethrin-treated collars
    Richard Reithinger
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:766-71. 2006
    ..001) and molting rate to first-instar nymphs (OR = 0.32; 95% CI, 0.13-0.75; P < 0.01) than those bugs exposed to control dogs. DTDCs could represent a novel tool to prevent and control canine and (hence) human Chagas disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Richard Reithinger
    Clinical Trials Area, Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:581-96. 2007
    ..Disease prevention and control are difficult because of the complexity of cutaneous leishmaniasis epizoology, and the few options available for effective vector control...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of thermotherapy to treat cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica in Kabul, Afghanistan: a randomized, controlled trial
    R Reithinger
    Malaria and Leishmaniasis Control Program, HealthNet International, University Town, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1148-55. 2005
    ..Its use is problematic, because it is expensive and because of the potential for drug-associated adverse effects during a lengthy and painful treatment course...
  18. pmc Topical insecticide treatments to protect dogs from sand fly vectors of leishmaniasis
    R Reithinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology, Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:872-6. 2001
    ..The combined effects on sand fly feeding and survival indicate that epidemiologic, community-based trials are warranted to test whether deltamethrin collars could reduce the incidence of canine and, hence, human leishmaniasis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Leishmania (Viannia) spp. dissemination and tissue tropism in naturally infected dogs (Canis familiaris)
    Richard Reithinger
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:76-8. 2002
    ..The detection of parasites in the blood indicates that parasite dissemination to those organs may have been haematogenous...
  20. ncbi request reprint Canine leishmaniasis: novel strategies for control
    Richard Reithinger
    Dept of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK WC1E 7HT
    Trends Parasitol 18:289-90. 2002
  21. pmc Evaluation of PCR as a diagnostic mass-screening tool to detect Leishmania (Viannia) spp. in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris)
    Richard Reithinger
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1486-93. 2003
    ..Unless more-sensitive PCR protocols were to be developed, its use should be restricted to the diagnosis of active (canine and human) cases and to the parasitological monitoring of patients after chemotherapy...
  22. pmc Anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis, Kabul, Afghanistan
    Richard Reithinger
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:727-9. 2003
    ..Incidence of disease was estimated to be 2.9% (29 cases/1,000 persons per year; 95% confidence interval 0.018 to 0.031). Disease was associated with age and gender; logistic regression analyses showed significant clustering of cases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Domestic dog ownership: a risk factor for human infection with Leishmania (Viannia) species
    Richard Reithinger
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:141-5. 2003
    ..033). The results suggest that dogs play a role in the (peri)domestic transmission of Le. (Viannia) to humans in Huánuco and indicate that a control intervention targeting dogs to control human ACL is warranted...
  24. ncbi request reprint The transmission dynamics of canine American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Huánuco, Peru
    Richard Reithinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:473-80. 2003
    ..e., coverage or elimination) of a dog control intervention (e.g., collaring, culling, or vaccination) to ensure the elimination of L. (Viannia) spp. transmission would be as low as 47%...
  25. ncbi request reprint Are insecticide-impregnated dog collars a feasible alternative to dog culling as a strategy for controlling canine visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil?
    Richard Reithinger
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Parasitol 34:55-62. 2004
    ..Sensitivity analyses indicate that the impact of either intervention is not significantly affected by variation in the biology of the sandfly vector, but is greatly influenced by variation in dog mortality and serorecovery rates...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) a reservoir host of American cutaneous leishmaniasis? A critical review of the current evidence
    R Reithinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 61:530-41. 1999
    ..Particular concerns over the sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic tools, low compliance rates among dog owners, and cost-effectiveness are likely to apply equally to ACL control...
  27. ncbi request reprint American cutaneous leishmaniasis in domestic dogs: an example of the use of the polymerase chain reaction for mass screening in epidemiological studies
    R Reithinger
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:S123-6. 2002
    ..However, the relatively low ACL prevalence detected in symptomatic dogs (i.e., dogs with ACL lesions or scars) demonstrated that PCR alone cannot be the diagnostic 'gold standard' for mass screening of samples in epidemiological studies...
  28. pmc Use of PCR to detect Leishmania (Viannia) spp. in dog blood and bone marrow
    R Reithinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, GB London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 38:748-51. 2000
    ....
  29. pmc Rapid detection of Leishmania infantum infection in dogs: comparative study using an immunochromatographic dipstick test, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, and PCR
    Richard Reithinger
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2352-6. 2002
    ..Efforts should be made to develop a more specific dipstick test for diagnosis of leishmaniasis, because they may ultimately prove more cost-effective than currently used diagnostic tests when used in mass-screening surveys...
  30. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis in Afghanistan
    Toby Leslie
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    CMAJ 175:245. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the fungus Beauveria bassiana as a potential biological control agent against phlebotomine sand flies in Colombian coffee plantations
    R Reithinger
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    J Invertebr Pathol 70:131-5. 1997
    ..In addition, laboratory bioassays where flies were exposed to the fungus applied onto coffee plants (though not filter paper) showed lower mean survival times than the control...
  32. pmc Leishmaniasis in refugee and local Pakistani populations
    Simon Brooker
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1681-4. 2004
    ..Results suggested similar patterns of endemicity in both Afghan refugee and Pakistani populations and highlighted risk factors and household clustering of disease...
  33. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis in eastern Africa--current status
    Richard Reithinger
    Westat, Rockville, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:1169-70. 2007
    ..Funds are needed now to procure commodities and strengthen health systems, so that effective VL control can be delivered to populations at risk...
  34. pmc Kala-azar control, Uganda
    Jan H Kolaczinski
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:507-9. 2007
  35. pmc Use of an immunochromatographic dipstick test for rapid detection of Trypanosoma cruzi in sera from animal reservoir hosts
    Marta V Cardinal
    Department of Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3005-7. 2006
    ..The dipstick test had a specificity of at least 94% and a sensitivity of at least 96%. The dipstick tested could become the first choice for screening purposes in disease surveillance or intervention programs...
  36. pmc Cutaneous leishmaniasis, northern Afghanistan
    Richard Reithinger
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:966-7. 2004
  37. pmc Risk factors of visceral leishmaniasis in East Africa: a case-control study in Pokot territory of Kenya and Uganda
    Jan H Kolaczinski
    Malaria Consortium Africa, Plot 2A, Sturrock Road, PO Box 8045, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Epidemiol 37:344-52. 2008
    ..The present study was conducted to establish the necessary evidence-base and to stimulate interest in supporting the control of this neglected tropical disease in Uganda and Kenya...
  38. ncbi request reprint Short communication: The cost-effectiveness of cutaneous leishmaniasis patient management during an epidemic in Chaparral, Colombia in 2004
    Juan Carlos Vega
    Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia, and Universidad del Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1540-4. 2007
    ..The cost per DALY averted per patient cured with antimony was estimated to be approximately US$15 000 (95% CI 12 226-21 532)...
  39. pmc The challenges of Chagas Disease-- grim outlook or glimmer of hope
    Rick L Tarleton
    Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases and Department of Cellular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e332. 2007
  40. pmc Multiprimer PCR system diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Cochabamba, Bolivia
    Rudy Parrado
    J Clin Microbiol 46:830-1. 2008
  41. pmc Social impact of leishmaniasis, Afghanistan
    Richard Reithinger
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:634-6. 2005