Jacek Skarbinski

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Malaria surveillance--United States, 2004
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:23-37. 2006
  2. pmc Increased use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests improves targeting of anti-malarial treatment in rural Tanzania: implications for nationwide rollout of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
    Irene M Masanja
    INESS programme, Ifakara Health Institute, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 11:221. 2012
  3. pmc Impact of indoor residual spraying with lambda-cyhalothrin on malaria parasitemia and anemia prevalence among children less than five years of age in an area of intense, year-round transmission in Malawi
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, and Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:997-1004. 2012
  4. pmc Comparative field performance and adherence to test results of four malaria rapid diagnostic tests among febrile patients more than five years of age in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Centre, Chichiri, Blantyre, Malawi
    Malar J 9:209. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution of free untreated bednets bundled with insecticide via an integrated child health campaign in Lindi Region, Tanzania: lessons for future campaigns
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1100-6. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of health facility-based data on insecticide-treated bednet possession and use: comparison of data collected via health facility and household surveys--Lindi region and Rufiji district, Tanzania, 2005
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:396-405. 2008
  7. pmc Impact of health facility-based insecticide treated bednet distribution in Malawi: progress and challenges towards achieving universal coverage
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21995. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of malaria rapid diagnostic tests on the management of uncomplicated malaria with artemether-lumefantrine in Kenya: a cluster randomized trial
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:919-26. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment with artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated malaria in rural Malawi
    Kimberly E Mace
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:772-9. 2011
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Malaria surveillance--United States, 2004
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:23-37. 2006
    ..Malaria surveillance is conducted to identify episodes of local transmission and to guide prevention recommendations for travelers...
  2. pmc Increased use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests improves targeting of anti-malarial treatment in rural Tanzania: implications for nationwide rollout of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
    Irene M Masanja
    INESS programme, Ifakara Health Institute, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 11:221. 2012
    ..This study was carried out to evaluated artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) prescribing patterns in febrile patients with and without uncomplicated malaria in one pre-RDT implementation and one post-RDT implementation area...
  3. pmc Impact of indoor residual spraying with lambda-cyhalothrin on malaria parasitemia and anemia prevalence among children less than five years of age in an area of intense, year-round transmission in Malawi
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, and Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:997-1004. 2012
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  4. pmc Comparative field performance and adherence to test results of four malaria rapid diagnostic tests among febrile patients more than five years of age in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Centre, Chichiri, Blantyre, Malawi
    Malar J 9:209. 2010
    ..In preparation to scale-up RDTs in health facilities in Malawi, an evaluation of four RDTs to help guide national-level decision-making was conducted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution of free untreated bednets bundled with insecticide via an integrated child health campaign in Lindi Region, Tanzania: lessons for future campaigns
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1100-6. 2007
    ..However, our study found that bednets were rarely treated; thus, future campaigns should provide factory-treated long-lasting ITNs. Low ITN use underscores the need for further efforts to increase use after campaigns...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of health facility-based data on insecticide-treated bednet possession and use: comparison of data collected via health facility and household surveys--Lindi region and Rufiji district, Tanzania, 2005
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:396-405. 2008
    ..Overestimating insecticide-treated bednet use could lead to inappropriate public health actions and missed opportunities for achieving local and global public health goals...
  7. pmc Impact of health facility-based insecticide treated bednet distribution in Malawi: progress and challenges towards achieving universal coverage
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21995. 2011
    ..Since 2007 Malawi has implemented free health facility-based ITN distribution for pregnant women and children <5 years old (under-5s). We evaluated the progress of this targeted approach toward achieving universal ITN coverage...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of malaria rapid diagnostic tests on the management of uncomplicated malaria with artemether-lumefantrine in Kenya: a cluster randomized trial
    Jacek 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment with artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated malaria in rural Malawi
    Kimberly E Mace
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:772-9. 2011
    ..Because of concerns about the complex dosing schedule, we assessed patient adherence to AL 2 years after routine implementation...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malaria surveillance - United States, 2005
    Julie Thwing
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:23-40. 2007
    ..Malaria surveillance is conducted to identify episodes of local transmission and to guide prevention recommendations for travelers...
  12. doi request reprint Effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine during pregnancy on maternal and birth outcomes in Machinga district, Malawi
    Julie Gutman
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Infect Dis 208:907-16. 2013
    ..Despite increasing prevalence of malarial parasite resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP), SP continues to be recommended for intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp)...
  13. pmc Quality of malaria case management in Malawi: results from a nationally representative health facility survey
    Laura C Steinhardt
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89050. 2014
    ..Malaria is endemic throughout Malawi, but little is known about quality of malaria case management at publicly-funded health facilities, which are the major source of care for febrile patients...
  14. pmc Sexual risk behaviour and viral suppression among HIV-infected adults receiving medical care in the United States
    Christine L Mattson
    aDivision of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC bICF International, Inc, assigned full time to the Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, CDC cDivision of Global HIV AIDS, Center for Global Health, CDC dEmory University eNational Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC fDivision of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Center for Global Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS 28:1203-11. 2014
    ..To describe the prevalence and association of sexual risk behaviours and viral suppression among HIV-infected adults in the United States...
  15. doi request reprint Mass drug administration for malaria
    Eugenie Poirot
    Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop F 22, Atlanta, GA, USA, 30341
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008846. 2013
    ..With renewed interest in MDA and its role in malaria elimination, this review aims to summarize the findings from existing research studies and program experiences of MDA strategies for reducing malaria burden and transmission...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevention counseling practices of HIV care providers with patients new to HIV medical care: medical monitoring project provider survey, 2009
    Eduardo Valverde
    Division of Global HIV AIDS, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 13:127-34. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence of prevention counseling discussions between HIV care providers and their patients who are newly linked to care and to assess factors that facilitate such discussions...
  17. pmc Patient-, health worker-, and health facility-level determinants of correct malaria case management at publicly funded health facilities in Malawi: results from a nationally representative health facility survey
    Laura C Steinhardt
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 13:64. 2014
    ..However, malaria diagnosis and treatment is a multistep process that remains problematic in many settings, resulting in missed opportunities for effective treatment as well as overtreatment of patients without malaria...
  18. doi request reprint HIV-infected hospitalized patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A (pH1N1)--United States, spring and summer 2009
    Philip J Peters
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S183-8. 2011
    ..Clinicians should consider early empiric influenza antiviral treatment in HIV-infected patients presenting with suspected influenza...
  19. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of Antiretroviral Therapy Among Adults Receiving HIV Care in the United States
    Alison J Hughes
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA and Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:80-9. 2014
    ..Continuous antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important for maintaining viral suppression. This analysis estimates prevalence of and reason for ART discontinuation...
  20. doi request reprint Differences in human immunodeficiency virus care and treatment among subpopulations in the United States
    H Irene Hall
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1337-44. 2013
    ..However, levels of these indicators may differ among population groups with HIV. Disparities in care and treatment may contribute to the higher incidence rates among groups with higher prevalence of HIV...
  21. ncbi request reprint Engagement in HIV care among HIV-positive men who have sex with men from 21 cities in the United States
    Gabriela Paz-Bailey
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E 46, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:348-58. 2014
    ..Among those with at least one health care visit, being age 18-39 years, having private or no health insurance, and stimulant use were associated with not being on ART. These findings can inform efforts to improve engagement in care. ..
  22. pmc Performance of two malaria rapid diagnostic tests in febrile adult patients with and without human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Center and Department of Community Health, Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:199-202. 2012
    ..3%) versus 97.1% (95% CI: 92.8-99.2%) and specificity 50.6% (95% CI:39.0-62.2%) versus 50.3% (95% CI: 44.4-56.1%). Infection with HIV-1 does not appear to affect the performance of these histidine-rich protein type-2 (HRP-2)-based mRDTs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical and behavioral characteristics of adults receiving medical care for HIV infection --- Medical Monitoring Project, United States, 2007
    Janet M Blair
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 60:1-20. 2011
    ....
  24. pmc Why first-level health workers fail to follow guidelines for managing severe disease in children in the Coast Region, the United Republic of Tanzania
    Nicholas D Walter
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:99-107. 2009
    ..To determine why health workers fail to follow integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) guidelines for severely ill children at first-level outpatient health facilities in rural areas of the United Republic of Tanzania...
  25. pmc Modeling the financial and clinical implications of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in the case-management of older children and adults in Kenya
    Dejan Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:884-91. 2008
    ..In both districts, adherence to revised clinical practices with RDTs has the potential to further decrease treatment errors with acceptable costs...