I Bates

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are laboratory services coming of age in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Imelda Bates
    Clin Infect Dis 42:383-4. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A practical and systematic approach to organisational capacity strengthening for research in the health sector in Africa
    Imelda Bates
    Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 12:11. 2014
  3. pmc Household cost of malaria overdiagnosis in rural Mozambique
    Jen C C Hume
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 7:33. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: the contribution of ineffective blood transfusion services
    I Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    BJOG 115:1331-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Reducing replacement donors in Sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and affordability
    I Bates
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Transfus Med 17:434-42. 2007
  6. pmc Evaluation of a learner-designed course for teaching health research skills in Ghana
    Imelda Bates
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:18. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint B-lymphotropic viruses in a novel tropical splenic lymphoma
    I Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    Br J Haematol 112:161-6. 2001
  8. pmc Improving the accuracy of malaria-related laboratory tests in Ghana
    Imelda Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Malar J 3:38. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Approaches to treating malarial anaemia
    I Bates
    Senior Clinical Lecturer in Tropical Haematology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    Vox Sang 87:96-100. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS infection and disease. Part II: Determinants operating at environmental and institutional level
    Imelda Bates
    University of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:368-75. 2004

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Are laboratory services coming of age in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Imelda Bates
    Clin Infect Dis 42:383-4. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A practical and systematic approach to organisational capacity strengthening for research in the health sector in Africa
    Imelda Bates
    Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 12:11. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Household cost of malaria overdiagnosis in rural Mozambique
    Jen C C Hume
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 7:33. 2008
    ..Of those patients who do attend a formal health clinic, malaria overdiagnosis rates are estimated to range between 30-70%...
  4. doi request reprint Maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: the contribution of ineffective blood transfusion services
    I Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    BJOG 115:1331-9. 2008
    ..Potential solutions include more blood donations, better financing mechanisms and more efficient management systems. Complementary approaches to prevent severe anaemia and treat hypovolaemia are important to reduce use of transfusions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reducing replacement donors in Sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and affordability
    I Bates
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Transfus Med 17:434-42. 2007
    ..There are measures that can be introduced into hospital-based systems to improve safe blood supply in Africa but their effectiveness in different contexts needs to be evaluated...
  6. pmc Evaluation of a learner-designed course for teaching health research skills in Ghana
    Imelda Bates
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:18. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel UK accredited, learner-designed research skills course delivered in a teaching hospital in Ghana...
  7. ncbi request reprint B-lymphotropic viruses in a novel tropical splenic lymphoma
    I Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    Br J Haematol 112:161-6. 2001
    ....
  8. pmc Improving the accuracy of malaria-related laboratory tests in Ghana
    Imelda Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Malar J 3:38. 2004
    ..This study described the process and assessed the feasibility of establishing a nation-wide system for improving the accuracy of malaria-related tests in peripheral laboratories in Ghana...
  9. ncbi request reprint Approaches to treating malarial anaemia
    I Bates
    Senior Clinical Lecturer in Tropical Haematology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    Vox Sang 87:96-100. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS infection and disease. Part II: Determinants operating at environmental and institutional level
    Imelda Bates
    University of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:368-75. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of clinical judgement to guide administration of blood transfusions in Malawi
    I Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:510-2. 2001
    ..This study shows that clinical features alone can provide a reasonable guide about the need for transfusion, and that poor quality laboratory tests limit the effectiveness of transfusion guidelines...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS infection and disease. Part 1: determinants operating at individual and household level
    Imelda Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:267-77. 2004
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  13. pmc Evaluation and costs of different haemoglobin methods for use in district hospitals in Malawi
    A Medina Lara
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    J Clin Pathol 58:56-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the characteristics of manual haemoglobin methods in use in Malawi and provide evidence for the Ministry of Health in Malawi to enable them to choose a suitable method for district hospitals...
  14. ncbi request reprint The operation, quality and costs of a district hospital laboratory service in Malawi
    C J F Mundy
    The Malawi Essential Medical Laboratory Services Project at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:403-8. 2003
    ..Inadequate quality of haemoglobin estimations is a particular problem. The findings of this study are likely to be relevant to other low-income countries with similar disease burdens...
  15. doi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted malaria in countries where malaria is endemic: a review of the literature from sub-Saharan Africa
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1192-8. 2010
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  16. pmc Malaria and urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa
    Martin J Donnelly
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Malar J 4:12. 2005
    ..This commentary reflects the discussions held during the meeting and aims to inform researchers and policy makers of the potential for containing and reversing the emerging problem of urban malaria...
  17. ncbi request reprint Umbilical-cord blood for transfusion in children with severe anaemia in under-resourced countries
    O Hassall
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, L3 5QA, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 361:678-9. 2003
    ..Further work is needed to improve the sterility of cord blood and to establish the resource and logistical implications of scaling-up for sub-Saharan Africa transfusion services...
  18. doi request reprint Cohort trial reveals community impact of insecticide-treated nets on malariometric indices in urban Ghana
    Eveline Klinkenberg
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:496-503. 2010
    ..Registered trial number ISRCTN42261314; http://www.controlled-trials.com/ISRCTN42261314]...
  19. ncbi request reprint Malaria misdiagnosis: effects on the poor and vulnerable
    Mark Amexo
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Lancet 364:1896-8. 2004
    ..Much better direct evidence is needed about why and how misdiagnosis affects the poor and vulnerable...
  20. pmc Anaemia: a useful indicator of neglected disease burden and control
    Imelda Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e231. 2007
  21. pmc Laboratory costs of a hospital-based blood transfusion service in Malawi
    Antonieta Medina Lara
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Pathol 60:1117-20. 2007
    ..Despite policies advocating centralised transfusion services based on voluntary donors, the hospital-based replacement donor system is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa...
  22. ncbi request reprint Haemoglobin colour scale for anaemia diagnosis where there is no laboratory: a systematic review
    Julia Critchley
    International Health Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1425-34. 2005
    ..We carried out a systematic review to identify and summarize studies, explain heterogeneity, and make recommendations for future research...
  23. pmc Malaria: past problems and future prospects. After more than a decade of neglect, malaria is finally black on the agenda for both biomedical research and public health politics
    Janet Hemingway
    Janet Hemingway and Imelda Bates are at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    EMBO Rep 4:S29-31. 2003
  24. pmc Evaluating health research capacity building: an evidence-based tool
    Imelda Bates
    Malaria Knowledge Programme, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e299. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Presumptive malaria treatment in immunisation programmes
    Imelda Bates
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Lancet 365:1443-4. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Urban malaria and anaemia in children: a cross-sectional survey in two cities of Ghana
    Eveline Klinkenberg
    International Water Management Institute, Accra, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 11:578-88. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology of urban malaria, an emerging problem in sub-Saharan Africa...
  27. doi request reprint Severe anemia in Malawian children
    Job C J Calis
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    N Engl J Med 358:888-99. 2008
    ..Severe anemia is a major cause of sickness and death in African children, yet the causes of anemia in this population have been inadequately studied...
  28. doi request reprint HIV-associated anemia in children: a systematic review from a global perspective
    Job C J Calis
    AIDS 22:1099-112. 2008
    ..To assess the importance of anemia in HIV-infected children in western and tropical settings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Causes of massive tropical splenomegaly in Ghana
    George Bedu-Addo
    Department of Haematology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Lancet 360:449-54. 2002
    ..The causes and diagnosis of massive tropical splenomegaly are not well studied, especially with modern investigative methods. We aimed to identify features that would help local clinicians differentiate between the underlying conditions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Investigation of familial segregation of hyperreactive malarial splenomegaly in Kumasi, Ghana
    Ruby Martin-Peprah
    Department of Medicine, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, P O Box 1934, Kumasi, Ghana
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:68-73. 2006
    ..HMS aetiology in Ghana is likely to be complex, involving multiple genetic and environmental factors...
  31. pmc Newer drug combinations for malaria
    Guy Barnish
    BMJ 328:1511-2. 2004