Mary J Hamel
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- The combination of indoor residual spraying and insecticide-treated nets provides added protection against malaria compared with insecticide-treated nets aloneMary J Hamel
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30301, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1080-6. 2011..50-0.72). The combination of IRS and ITN might be a feasible strategy to further reduce malaria transmission in areas of persistent perennial malaria transmission...
- Malaria in Kakuma refugee camp, Turkana, Kenya: facilitation of Anopheles arabiensis vector populations by installed water distribution and catchment systemsM Nabie Bayoh
Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, P, O, Box 1578, Kisumu, Kenya
Malar J 10:149. 2011..The purpose of this study was to investigate malaria prevalence and attack rate and sources of Anopheles vectors in Kakuma refugee camp, in 2005-2006, after a malaria epidemic was observed by staff at camp clinics...
- A reversal in reductions of child mortality in western Kenya, 2003-2009Mary J Hamel
Malaria Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, International Emerging Infections Program, Global Disease Detection Division, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:597-605. 2011..To maintain gains in child survival, implementation of good policies and effective interventions must be complemented by reliable supply and access to clinical services and essential drugs...
- Temporal trends of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) drug-resistance molecular markers in Plasmodium falciparum parasites from pregnant women in western KenyaNnaemeka C Iriemenam
Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329 4018, USA
Malar J 11:134. 2012..SP remains the recommended drug for intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) and information on population prevalence of the SP resistance molecular markers in pregnant women is limited...
- Does cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV-associated opportunistic infections select for resistant pathogens in Kenyan adults?Mary J Hamel
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:320-30. 2008..005). Daily cotrimoxazole prevented malaria and reduced incidence of antifolate-resistant P. falciparum but contributed to increased pneumococcus and commensal Escherichia coli resistance...
- Impact of implementation of free high-quality health care on health facility attendance by sick children in rural western KenyaClara R Burgert
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 16:711-20. 2011..To explore whether implementation of free high-quality care as part of research programmes resulted in greater health facility attendance by sick children...
- HIV immunosuppression and antimalarial efficacy: sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in HIV-infected adults in Siaya, KenyaSnehal N Shah
Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Infect Dis 194:1519-28. 2006..We investigated the influence of HIV infection on the response to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine treatment...
- Incidence of malaria among mosquito collectors conducting human landing catches in western KenyaJohn E Gimnig
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:301-8. 2013..6% lower in collectors than in non-collectors (hazard ratio = 0.034, P < 0.0001). Therefore, with proper prophylaxis, concern about increased risk of malaria among collectors should not be an impediment to conducting HLC studies...
- Effect of transmission reduction by insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) on antimalarial drug resistance in western KenyaMonica Shah
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e26746. 2011..There is no evidence from the current study that sustained transmission reduction by ITNs reduces the prevalence of genes associated with malaria drug resistance...
- Profile: the KEMRI/CDC Health and Demographic Surveillance System--Western KenyaFrank O Odhiambo
KEMRI CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kisumu, Kenya
Int J Epidemiol 41:977-87. 2012..The HDSS also collects verbal autopsy information on all deaths. Studies take advantage of the sampling frame inherent in the HDSS, whether at individual, household/compound or neighbourhood level...
- Influenza and malaria coinfection among young children in western Kenya, 2009-2011Mark G Thompson
Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 206:1674-84. 2012..Although children <5 years old in sub-Saharan Africa are vulnerable to both malaria and influenza, little is known about coinfection...
- Mortality and health among internally displaced persons in western Kenya following post-election violence, 2008: novel use of demographic surveillanceDaniel R Feikin
Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya
Bull World Health Organ 88:601-8. 2010..To evaluate mortality and morbidity among internally displaced persons (IDPs) who relocated in a demographic surveillance system (DSS) area in western Kenya following post-election violence...
- Efficacy of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole compared with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus erythromycin for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in children with integrated management of childhood illness dual classifications of malaria and pneumoniaMary J Hamel
Malaria Epidemiology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases and the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:609-15. 2005..19). Thus, TS and SP plus E remain efficacious treatment of P. falciparum malaria in this setting. However, patient adherence and effectiveness of five days of treatment with TS is unknown...
- Intermittent preventive treatment in infants for the prevention of malaria in rural Western kenya: a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trialFrank O Odhiambo
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya
PLoS ONE 5:e10016. 2010..However, resistance to SP is rising and alternative drug combinations need to be evaluated to better understand the role of treatment versus prophylactic effects...
- Geospatial distribution and determinants of child mortality in rural western Kenya 2002-2005Maurice Ombok
Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kisumu, Kenya
Trop Med Int Health 15:423-33. 2010..To describe local geospatial variation and geospatial risk factors for child mortality in rural western Kenya...
- Antenatal and delivery care in rural western Kenya: the effect of training health care workers to provide "focused antenatal care"Peter O Ouma
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya
Reprod Health 7:1. 2010..abstract:..
- Mortality of sick children after outpatient treatment at first-level health facilities in rural western KenyaKim A Lindblade
Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 12:1258-68. 2007....
- Dihydrofolate reductase I164L mutations in Plasmodium falciparum isolates: clinical outcome of 14 Kenyan adults infected with parasites harbouring the I164L mutationMary J Hamel
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Malaria Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:338-45. 2008..Surveillance to monitor spread of I164L is critical, especially among children and pregnant women, who are potentially a source for I164L amplification...
- Effect of malaria rapid diagnostic tests on the management of uncomplicated malaria with artemether-lumefantrine in Kenya: a cluster randomized trialJacek Skarbinski
Malaria Branch, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:919-26. 2009..30). RDTs could potentially improve malaria case management, but we urgently need to develop more effective strategies for implementing guidelines before large scale implementation...
- Predictors of treatment error for children with uncomplicated malaria seen as outpatients in Blantyre district, MalawiDawn M Osterholt
Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, USA
Trop Med Int Health 11:1147-56. 2006..These results support integration of guidelines for multiple conditions. Interventions should be evaluated for unintended negative effects on overall quality of care...
- Healthcare-seeking behaviour for common infectious disease-related illnesses in rural Kenya: a community-based house-to-house surveyDeron C Burton
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 29:61-70. 2011..Seeking healthcare at health facilities and hospitals varied by syndrome, severity of illness, and characteristics of the patient...