Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ownership and usage of insecticide-treated bed nets after free distribution via a voucher system in two provinces of Mozambique
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Malar J 9:222. 2010
  2. pmc Comparison of molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras
    Gustavo A Fontecha
    MEIZ Microbiology School, National Autonomous University of Honduras UNAH, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Malar J 11:119. 2012
  3. pmc Prevalence of malaria among patients attending public health facilities in Maputo City, Mozambique
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1002-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of second-generation enzyme immunoassay for detection of hepatitis C virus infection among oncology patients
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, State Branch, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Virol 35:21-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections among outpatients at a hematology/oncology clinic
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:898-902. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance of malaria rapid diagnostic tests as part of routine malaria case management in Kenya
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Vector Borne, Zoonotic, and Enteric Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:470-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-associated transmission of West Nile virus, United States 2003 through 2005
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Transfusion 46:2038-46. 2006
  8. pmc Molecular analysis of chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance-associated alleles in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Nicaragua
    Sankar Sridaran
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia National Reference and Diagnosis Center, Ministry of Health, Managua, Nicaragua Pan American Health Organization, Managua, Nicaragua
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:840-5. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus blood transfusion-related infection despite nucleic acid testing
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 44:1695-9. 2004

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Publications9

  1. pmc Ownership and usage of insecticide-treated bed nets after free distribution via a voucher system in two provinces of Mozambique
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Malar J 9:222. 2010
    ..A survey to evaluate ITN ownership and usage post-campaign was conducted...
  2. pmc Comparison of molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras
    Gustavo A Fontecha
    MEIZ Microbiology School, National Autonomous University of Honduras UNAH, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Malar J 11:119. 2012
    ..The present study investigated the utility of different molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras...
  3. pmc Prevalence of malaria among patients attending public health facilities in Maputo City, Mozambique
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1002-7. 2011
    ..We found a high prevalence of laboratory-confirmed malaria among febrile patients in Maputo City. Further studies are needed to relate these findings with mosquito density to better support malaria prevention and control...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of second-generation enzyme immunoassay for detection of hepatitis C virus infection among oncology patients
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, State Branch, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Virol 35:21-5. 2006
    ..However, its sensitivity among oncology patients is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections among outpatients at a hematology/oncology clinic
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:898-902. 2005
    ..The authors suspected a health care-associated HCV outbreak after the report of 4 HCV infections among patients at the same hematology/oncology clinic...
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance of malaria rapid diagnostic tests as part of routine malaria case management in Kenya
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Vector Borne, Zoonotic, and Enteric Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:470-4. 2009
    ..5% (95% CI: 33.2-71.9%) sensitive and 77.0% (95% CI: 67.9-86.2%) specific. Our findings suggest that RDTs perform better than microscopy under routine conditions. Further efforts are needed to maintain this high RDT performance over time...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-associated transmission of West Nile virus, United States 2003 through 2005
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Transfusion 46:2038-46. 2006
    ..National blood donation screening for West Nile virus (WNV) started in June 2003, after the documentation of WNV transfusion-associated transmission (TAT) in 2002...
  8. pmc Molecular analysis of chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance-associated alleles in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Nicaragua
    Sankar Sridaran
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia National Reference and Diagnosis Center, Ministry of Health, Managua, Nicaragua Pan American Health Organization, Managua, Nicaragua
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:840-5. 2014
    ..In the 2011 dataset, none of 45 isolates analyzed had CQ or SP resistance alleles...
  9. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus blood transfusion-related infection despite nucleic acid testing
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 44:1695-9. 2004
    ..A Nebraska man developed clinical encephalitis 13 days after surgery and transfusion of 26 blood components. Antibody testing confirmed WNV infection. An investigation was initiated to determine the source of this infection...