J Russell Stothard

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Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parasitological and malacological surveys reveal urogenital schistosomiasis on Mafia Island, Tanzania to be an imported infection
    J Russell Stothard
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:326-33. 2013
  2. pmc Schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool children: let them now be treated!
    J Russell Stothard
    Parasitology Department, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Trends Parasitol 29:197-205. 2013
  3. pmc Closing the praziquantel treatment gap: new steps in epidemiological monitoring and control of schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool-aged children
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 138:1593-606. 2011
  4. pmc Investigating the spatial micro-epidemiology of diseases within a point-prevalence sample: a field applicable method for rapid mapping of households using low-cost GPS-dataloggers
    J Russell Stothard
    CTID, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:500-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) dipsticks for detection of intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis
    J Russell Stothard
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Trop 97:219-28. 2006
  6. pmc Use of fecal occult blood tests as epidemiologic indicators of morbidity associated with intestinal schistosomiasis during preventive chemotherapy in young children
    Martha Betson
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:694-700. 2012
  7. pmc Integrated prevalence mapping of schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in lakeside and island communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda
    Narcis B Kabatereine
    Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Parasit Vectors 4:232. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Morbidity due to Schistosoma mansoni: an epidemiological assessment of distended abdomen syndrome in Ugandan school children with observations before and 1-year after anthelminthic chemotherapy
    Julie Balen
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1039-48. 2006
  9. pmc Performance and safety of praziquantel for treatment of intestinal schistosomiasis in infants and preschool children
    José C Sousa-Figueiredo
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1864. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Confirmed infection with intestinal schistosomiasis in semi-captive wild-born chimpanzees on Ngamba Island, Uganda
    Claire J Standley
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:169-76. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Parasitological and malacological surveys reveal urogenital schistosomiasis on Mafia Island, Tanzania to be an imported infection
    J Russell Stothard
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:326-33. 2013
    ..With the substantial travel to and from Mafia, the refractory nature of local snails and evidence from DNA barcoding in schistosomes and snails, we conclude that urogenital schistosomiasis is an imported infection...
  2. pmc Schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool children: let them now be treated!
    J Russell Stothard
    Parasitology Department, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Trends Parasitol 29:197-205. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Closing the praziquantel treatment gap: new steps in epidemiological monitoring and control of schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool-aged children
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 138:1593-606. 2011
    ..mansoni appears to diminish after repeated rounds of treatment. Thus use of PZQ should be combined with appropriate health education/water hygiene improvements for both child and mother to bring forth a more enduring solution...
  4. pmc Investigating the spatial micro-epidemiology of diseases within a point-prevalence sample: a field applicable method for rapid mapping of households using low-cost GPS-dataloggers
    J Russell Stothard
    CTID, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:500-6. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) dipsticks for detection of intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis
    J Russell Stothard
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Trop 97:219-28. 2006
    ..At approximately 2.6 US dollars per dipstick, they are presently too expensive to be cost-effective for wide scale use in disease mapping surveys unless Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) strategies are developed...
  6. pmc Use of fecal occult blood tests as epidemiologic indicators of morbidity associated with intestinal schistosomiasis during preventive chemotherapy in young children
    Martha Betson
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:694-700. 2012
    ..We therefore propose that FOB is useful for assessing dynamics of intestinal morbidity in young children at the community level and monitoring changes in morbidity after mass chemotherapy...
  7. pmc Integrated prevalence mapping of schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in lakeside and island communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda
    Narcis B Kabatereine
    Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Parasit Vectors 4:232. 2011
    ..In this study, nine lakeshore and island districts were surveyed for the prevalence of NTDs and malaria, as well as educational and health infrastructure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Morbidity due to Schistosoma mansoni: an epidemiological assessment of distended abdomen syndrome in Ugandan school children with observations before and 1-year after anthelminthic chemotherapy
    Julie Balen
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1039-48. 2006
    ..g. malnutrition and malaria. At 1-year follow-up, ACR scores showed an overall trend of regression towards the mean, potentially indicative of amelioration following chemotherapy, but geographic overdispersion still remained...
  9. pmc Performance and safety of praziquantel for treatment of intestinal schistosomiasis in infants and preschool children
    José C Sousa-Figueiredo
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1864. 2012
    ..We have formally assessed parasitological cure and putative side-effects in a prospective cohort of Schistosoma mansoni-infected children (aged 5 months-7 years old) in lakeshore settings of Uganda...
  10. doi request reprint Confirmed infection with intestinal schistosomiasis in semi-captive wild-born chimpanzees on Ngamba Island, Uganda
    Claire J Standley
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:169-76. 2011
    ..However, nonhuman primates have recently been overlooked as potential hosts of the disease, despite known susceptibility...
  11. pmc The urine circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) dipstick: a valid substitute for microscopy for mapping and point-of-care diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2008. 2013
    ..Our manuscript reports on findings at baseline and at the end of a one-year longitudinal treatment study...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of Ascaris in southwestern Uganda
    Martha Betson
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:75-83. 2012
    ..By adding to our understanding of the genetic diversity of Ascaris in Africa, this study provides useful information for monitoring changes in parasite population structure in the face of ongoing and future control...
  13. pmc Intestinal schistosomiasis in mothers and young children in Uganda: investigation of field-applicable markers of bowel morbidity
    Martha Betson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1048-55. 2010
    ..0001) and mothers (n = 448, OR = 1.95, P = 0.004). Fecal occult blood appears to be useful for measuring morbidity associated with intestinal schistosomiasis and could be used in assessing the impact of control programs upon disease...
  14. doi request reprint The epidemiology and control of urinary schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in schoolchildren on Unguja Island, Zanzibar
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1031-44. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Stopping schistosomes from 'monkeying-around' in chimpanzees
    J Russell Stothard
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Trends Parasitol 28:320-6. 2012
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  16. pmc Measuring morbidity associated with urinary schistosomiasis: assessing levels of excreted urine albumin and urinary tract pathologies
    José C Sousa-Figueiredo
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e526. 2009
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  17. pmc Schistosoma mansoni Infections in young children: when are schistosome antigens in urine, eggs in stool and antibodies to eggs first detectable?
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e938. 2011
    ..In the context of future epidemiological monitoring, we sought to compare the detection thresholds of available diagnostic tools for Schistosoma mansoni and estimate a likely age of first infection for these children...
  18. pmc Epidemiology of malaria, schistosomiasis, geohelminths, anemia and malnutrition in the context of a demographic surveillance system in northern Angola
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    Centre for Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e33189. 2012
    ..Knowing the prevalence levels of these infections is vital to guide governments towards the implementation of successful and cost-effective disease control initiatives...
  19. doi request reprint An evaluation of urine-CCA strip test and fingerprick blood SEA-ELISA for detection of urinary schistosomiasis in schoolchildren in Zanzibar
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Acta Trop 111:64-70. 2009
    ..The SEA-ELISA holds promise as a complementary field-based method for monitoring infection dynamics in schoolchildren over and above standard parasitological methods...
  20. pmc Investigating portable fluorescent microscopy (CyScope) as an alternative rapid diagnostic test for malaria in children and women of child-bearing age
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    WHO Collaborating Centre Schistosomiasis, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Malar J 9:245. 2010
    ..This article reports on the strengths, limitations of this methodology and its diagnostic performance in cross-sectional surveys on young children and women of child-bearing age...
  21. doi request reprint Use of sentinel snails for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium transmission on Zanzibar and observations on transmission patterns
    Fiona Allan
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:234-40. 2013
    ..haematobium miracidia. The use of sentinel snails coupled with PCR diagnostics could be a sensitive tool for mapping and monitoring transmission of schistosomiasis in areas of low prevalence. ..
  22. pmc Treatment of intestinal schistosomiasis in Ugandan preschool children: best diagnosis, treatment efficacy and side-effects, and an extended praziquantel dosing pole
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    WHO Collaborating Centre Schistosomiasis, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Int Health 2:103-13. 2010
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  23. pmc Bovine fasciolosis at increasing altitudes: parasitological and malacological sampling on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda
    Alison Howell
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, United Kingdom
    Parasit Vectors 5:196. 2012
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  24. doi request reprint An inclusive dose pole for treatment of schistosomiasis in infants and preschool children with praziquantel
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:740-2. 2010
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  25. pmc Epidemiology and control of intestinal schistosomiasis on the Sesse Islands, Uganda: integrating malacology and parasitology to tailor local treatment recommendations
    Claire J Standley
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 3:64. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  26. doi request reprint Advocacy, policies and practicalities of preventive chemotherapy campaigns for African children with schistosomiasis
    J Russell Stothard
    Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:733-52. 2013
    ..Maintaining an effective drug distribution system and regularly checking drug efficacy are paramount. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool children: to treat or not to treat?
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trends Parasitol 23:83-6. 2007
    ..have shown that schistosomiasis in younger children is much more common than previously thought. This article highlights the importance of the disease in this age group and discusses the future prospects for schistosomiasis control...
  28. doi request reprint Praziquantel treatment of school children from single and mixed infection foci of intestinal and urogenital schistosomiasis along the Senegal River Basin: monitoring treatment success and re-infection patterns
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:292-302. 2013
    ..The disease situation in the SRB must be monitored closely and new treatment regimes should be designed and implemented to control schistosomiasis in the school-age population. ..
  29. doi request reprint DNA 'barcoding' of Schistosoma mansoni across sub-Saharan Africa supports substantial within locality diversity and geographical separation of genotypes
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:250-60. 2013
    ..mansoni populations supporting the hypothesis of a colonisation of South America via the West African slave trade. The data are discussed in relation to parasite diversity and disease epidemiology. ..
  30. doi request reprint A molecular epidemiological investigation of Ascaris on Unguja, Zanzibar using isoenyzme analysis, DNA barcoding and microsatellite DNA profiling
    Martha Betson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:370-9. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Intestinal schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Ugandan schoolchildren: a rapid mapping assessment
    Claire J Standley
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Geospat Health 4:39-53. 2009
    ..Our results emphasise how social and demographic variables such as migration may affect epidemiological trends and confound the impact of existing treatment regimes...
  32. doi request reprint Environmental epidemiology of intestinal schistosomiasis and genetic diversity of Schistosoma mansoni infections in snails at Bugoigo village, Lake Albert
    Sarah Levitz
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Trop 128:284-91. 2013
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  33. doi request reprint DNA barcoding of Schistosoma haematobium on Zanzibar reveals substantial genetic diversity and two major phylogenetic groups
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:206-17. 2013
    ..g. eggs, miracidia or cercariae, two new DNA-typing assays based on group-specific PCR primers and SNaPshot™ probes have been developed to distinguish Group 1 and 2 haplotypes. ..
  34. doi request reprint Detection and quantification of schistosome DNA in freshwater snails using either fluorescent probes in real-time PCR or oligochromatographic dipstick assays targeting the ribosomal intergenic spacer
    Richard A Kane
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Trop 128:241-9. 2013
    ..These assays and tools also have future potential for use in detection of schistosome infections in humans and livestock. ..
  35. pmc Fecal occult blood and fecal calprotectin as point-of-care markers of intestinal morbidity in Ugandan children with Schistosoma mansoni infection
    Amaya L Bustinduy
    Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2542. 2013
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the applicability of these tests as surrogate markers of Schistosoma mansoni intestinal morbidity before and after treatment with praziquantel (PZQ)...
  36. pmc Genetic diversity within Schistosoma haematobium: DNA barcoding reveals two distinct groups
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1882. 2012
    ..haematobium is one of the most widespread causing urogenital schistosomiasis, a major human health problem across Africa, however in terms of research this human pathogen has been severely neglected...
  37. doi request reprint Time to set the agenda for schistosomiasis elimination
    David Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:423-40. 2013
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  38. doi request reprint Micro-scale investigation of intestinal schistosomiasis transmission on Ngamba and Kimi islands, Lake Victoria, Uganda
    Claire J Standley
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Division of Biomedical Parasitology, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:353-64. 2013
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  39. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of schistosomes and snails: implications for control
    David Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 136:1801-11. 2009
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  40. doi request reprint Improving control of African schistosomiasis: towards effective use of rapid diagnostic tests within an appropriate disease surveillance model
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:325-32. 2009
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  41. pmc Molecular characterization of freshwater snails in the genus Bulinus: a role for barcodes?
    Richard A Kane
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:15. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  42. pmc Treatment of schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool-aged children: downward extension and biometric optimization of the current praziquantel dose pole
    José C Sousa-Figueiredo
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, United Kingdom
    Int Health 4:95-102. 2012
    ..Our findings also have bearings on the use of other dose poles for treatment of young children. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of the Meade Readiview handheld microscope for diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis in Ugandan school children
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:949-55. 2005
    ..It could play an important role in the collection of prevalence data to better guide anthelmintic drug delivery and also empower the diagnostic capacity of peripheral health centers where compound microscopes are few or absent...