Els Mathieu

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for estimating drug coverage for filariasis elimination, Leogane Commune, Haiti
    Els Mathieu
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:501-5. 2003
  2. pmc The field-testing of a novel integrated mapping protocol for neglected tropical diseases
    Sonia Pelletreau
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, National Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1380. 2011
  3. pmc It is possible: availability of lymphedema case management in each health facility in Togo. Program description, evaluation, and lessons learned
    Els Mathieu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:16-22. 2013
  4. pmc A laboratory-based surveillance system for Wuchereria bancrofti in Togo: a practical model for resource-poor settings
    Els Mathieu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, National Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:988-93. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Participation in three consecutive mass drug administrations in Leogane, Haiti
    Els Mathieu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:862-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with participation in a campaign of mass treatment against lymphatic filariasis, in Leogane, Haiti
    E Mathieu
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:703-14. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Collecting baseline information for national morbidity alleviation programs: different methods to estimate lymphatic filariasis morbidity prevalence
    Els Mathieu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:153-8. 2008
  8. pmc Endpoints for lymphatic filariasis programs
    Caroline A Grady
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:608-10. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms reported after mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in Leogane, Haiti
    Natasha Hochberg
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:928-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of compliance in mass drug administration for the treatment and prevention of lymphatic filariasis in Leogane, Haiti
    Jeffrey T Talbot
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:283-8. 2008

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for estimating drug coverage for filariasis elimination, Leogane Commune, Haiti
    Els Mathieu
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:501-5. 2003
    ..These methods may have a role for monitoring drug treatment coverage between less frequent, but more costly, probability sample surveys...
  2. pmc The field-testing of a novel integrated mapping protocol for neglected tropical diseases
    Sonia Pelletreau
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, National Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1380. 2011
    ..We developed and field-tested an innovative integrated NTD mapping protocol (Integrated Threshold Mapping (ITM) Methodology) for lymphatic filariasis (LF), trachoma, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths (STH)...
  3. pmc It is possible: availability of lymphedema case management in each health facility in Togo. Program description, evaluation, and lessons learned
    Els Mathieu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:16-22. 2013
    ..Health staff and patients consider the program successful in reaching and educating the patients. After the external funding ended, the morbidity management program is maintained through routine Ministry of Health activities...
  4. pmc A laboratory-based surveillance system for Wuchereria bancrofti in Togo: a practical model for resource-poor settings
    Els Mathieu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, National Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:988-93. 2011
    ..Over the same period, the system detected two cases of LF, both from areas previously considered non-endemic. This system could be a cost-effective, sustainable model for WHO-mandated passive surveillance after cessation of MDA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Participation in three consecutive mass drug administrations in Leogane, Haiti
    Els Mathieu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:862-8. 2006
    ..We wanted to know the drug coverage, the proportion of persons who were systematically non-compliant and factors associated with this behaviour...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with participation in a campaign of mass treatment against lymphatic filariasis, in Leogane, Haiti
    E Mathieu
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:703-14. 2004
    ..9; CI = 1.2-7.5) were found to be positively associated with taking the drugs. Information from such post-treatment surveys should be useful in developing better health communication for subsequent MDA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Collecting baseline information for national morbidity alleviation programs: different methods to estimate lymphatic filariasis morbidity prevalence
    Els Mathieu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:153-8. 2008
    ..Even though such data will most likely underestimate the real burden of disease, they can be useful in resource-limited settings...
  8. pmc Endpoints for lymphatic filariasis programs
    Caroline A Grady
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:608-10. 2007
    ..After 5 years of treatment, microfilaremia, antigenemia, and mosquito infection rates were significantly reduced, but LF transmission was not interrupted. These finding have implications for other LF elimination programs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms reported after mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in Leogane, Haiti
    Natasha Hochberg
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:928-32. 2006
    ..1%) were positive. After Leogane's fifth MDA, most symptomatic persons had undetectable levels of filarial antigen by ICT. Free symptomatic treatment may motivate some people to report symptoms and seek care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of compliance in mass drug administration for the treatment and prevention of lymphatic filariasis in Leogane, Haiti
    Jeffrey T Talbot
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:283-8. 2008
    ..12-6.70), as well as for people who lacked knowledge about both LF and programs to eliminate infection. Public health programs should be designed to target people who are at risk for systematic noncompliance...
  11. ncbi request reprint A survey of treatment practices and burden of lymphoedema in Togo
    Stephanie A Richard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS F22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:391-7. 2007
    ..04). The survey results demonstrate the need for a morbidity management programme that will increase the use of morbidity management techniques and decrease the physical and emotional burden of this disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Successful integration of insecticide-treated bed net distribution with mass drug administration in Central Nigeria
    Brian G Blackburn
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:650-5. 2006
    ..Such integration allowed two programs to share resources while realizing mutual benefit, and is one model for rapidly improving insecticide-treated bed net coverage objectives...
  13. pmc Epidemiological and entomological evaluations after six years or more of mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis elimination in Nigeria
    Frank O Richards
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1346. 2011
    ..Longer or additional interventions (e.g., more frequent MDA treatments, insecticidal bed nets) should be considered for 'hot spots' where transmission is ongoing...
  14. pmc Ongoing surveillance for lymphatic filariasis in Togo: assessment of alternatives and nationwide reassessment of transmission status
    Philip J Budge
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Assigned to the Parasitic Diseases Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Program for the Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis, Ministry of Health, Lome, Togo Mectizan Donation Program, Atlanta, Georgia Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Parasitic Diseases Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:89-95. 2014
    ..Given the impracticality of validating the surveillance system in the absence of ongoing transmission, we confirmed the lack of transmission through a nationwide reassessment survey...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and environmental investigation of a recreational water outbreak caused by two genotypes of Cryptosporidium parvum in Ohio in 2000
    Els Mathieu
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:582-9. 2004
    ..parvum genotypes (human and bovine), underscores the need for concerted action to improve public health policies for recreational water facilities and enhanced education regarding the potential for disease transmission through pools...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment coverage survey after a school-based mass distribution of mebendazole: Kampot Province, Cambodia
    Nicholas Chesnaye
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States
    Acta Trop 118:21-6. 2011
    ..Often members of the most marginalized families of the community, they are particularly at risk of STH infection. Methods to reach these children need to be explored to avoid treatment inequities...
  17. doi request reprint Exploring innovative ways to conduct coverage surveys for neglected tropical diseases in Malawi, Mali, and Uganda
    Dana M Woodhall
    Parasitic Diseases Branch Centers for Disease Control Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States Electronic address
    Acta Trop 132:119-24. 2014
    ..7% (59.4-72.0), 43.7%, 67.2%, and 77.6% respectively. Further research is needed to test different coverage survey methodologies to determine which survey methods are the most scientifically rigorous and resource efficient. ..
  18. pmc Drug coverage surveys for neglected tropical diseases: 10 years of field experience
    Caitlin Worrell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:216-22. 2012
    ..It took an average of 1 week to conduct a survey. Our experiences led us to conclude that coverage surveys are useful and feasible tools to ensure NTD elimination and control goals are reached...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Leogane, Haiti demonstration project: decreased microfilaremia and program costs after three years of mass drug administration
    Madsen Beau De Rochars
    Hopital Ste Croix, Leogane, Haiti
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:888-94. 2005
    ..23 US dollars, 1.96 US dollars, and 1.30 US dollars per person, respectively. The Leogane experience highlights the importance of adapting community education and mobilization campaigns to achieve and maintain good coverage...