Jonathan D King

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intestinal parasite prevalence in an area of ethiopia after implementing the SAFE strategy, enhanced outreach services, and health extension program
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2223. 2013
  2. pmc Prevalence of trachoma at sub-district level in ethiopia: determining when to stop mass azithromycin distribution
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2732. 2014
  3. pmc Where do we go from here? Prevalence of trachoma three years after stopping mass distribution of antibiotics in the regions of Kayes and Koulikoro, Mali
    Sanoussi Bamani
    Programme National de Lutte contre la Cécité du Mali, Bamako, Mali
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e734. 2010
  4. pmc Evidence for stopping mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in some, but not all local government areas of Plateau and Nasarawa States, Nigeria
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia The Carter Center, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:272-80. 2012
  5. pmc The burden of trachoma in Ayod County of Southern Sudan
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e299. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Integrating NTD mapping protocols: Can surveys for trachoma and urinary schistosomiasis be done simultaneously?
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:793-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Improving community participation to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in American Samoa
    Jonathan D King
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Acta Trop 120:S48-54. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Randomised trial of face-washing to develop a standard definition of a clean face for monitoring trachoma control programmes
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, One Copenhill, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:7-16. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The excess burden of trachomatous trichiasis in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:985-92. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Blinding trachoma in katsina state, Nigeria: population-based prevalence survey in ten local government areas
    Nimzing F Jip
    The Carter Center, Jos, Nigeria
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:294-302. 2008

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Publications23

  1. pmc Intestinal parasite prevalence in an area of ethiopia after implementing the SAFE strategy, enhanced outreach services, and health extension program
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2223. 2013
    ..We integrated assessment of intestinal parasites into large-scale trachoma impact surveys to determine whether documented environmental improvements promoted by a trachoma program had collateral impact on intestinal parasites...
  2. pmc Prevalence of trachoma at sub-district level in ethiopia: determining when to stop mass azithromycin distribution
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2732. 2014
    ..We conducted impact surveys powered to estimate prevalence simultaneously at the sub-district and district in two zones of Amhara, Ethiopia to determine whether MDA could be stopped...
  3. pmc Where do we go from here? Prevalence of trachoma three years after stopping mass distribution of antibiotics in the regions of Kayes and Koulikoro, Mali
    Sanoussi Bamani
    Programme National de Lutte contre la Cécité du Mali, Bamako, Mali
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e734. 2010
    ..We resurveyed all districts in Kayes and Koulikoro in 2009 to reassess trachoma prevalence and determine intervention objectives for the future. In this paper we present findings from both the 2006 and 2009 surveys...
  4. pmc Evidence for stopping mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in some, but not all local government areas of Plateau and Nasarawa States, Nigeria
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia The Carter Center, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:272-80. 2012
    ..71% (exact upper 95% CI = 2.19%), too high to recommend generally halting MDA in the two-state area. However, based on criteria of < 2% antigenemia among persons > 2 years of age, stopping MDA was recommended for 10 LGAs...
  5. pmc The burden of trachoma in Ayod County of Southern Sudan
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e299. 2008
    ..Recent surveys have shown trachoma to be a serious cause of blindness in Southern Sudan. We conducted this survey in Ayod County of Jonglei State to estimate the need for intervention activities to eliminate blinding trachoma...
  6. doi request reprint Integrating NTD mapping protocols: Can surveys for trachoma and urinary schistosomiasis be done simultaneously?
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:793-8. 2009
    ..Integrating trachoma into SCH school-based surveys, and SCH into trachoma surveys, was quick and easy, but in this setting, school-based surveys were more useful for identifying communities where intervention is warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Improving community participation to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in American Samoa
    Jonathan D King
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Acta Trop 120:S48-54. 2011
    ..With the increased emphasis on the use of mass distribution for delivery of drugs for a number of neglected tropical diseases, other programs may benefit from a similar approach...
  8. doi request reprint Randomised trial of face-washing to develop a standard definition of a clean face for monitoring trachoma control programmes
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, One Copenhill, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:7-16. 2011
    ..This study suggests that the absence of ocular and dry nasal discharge can be used as an indicator of 'clean face', although it is not a good predictor of whether a face has been washed and is difficult to recommend...
  9. doi request reprint The excess burden of trachomatous trichiasis in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:985-92. 2009
    ..Women must be specifically and deliberately targeted for trichiasis surgery if the aim of eliminating blindness from trachoma is to be achieved...
  10. doi request reprint Blinding trachoma in katsina state, Nigeria: population-based prevalence survey in ten local government areas
    Nimzing F Jip
    The Carter Center, Jos, Nigeria
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:294-302. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of trachomatous inflammation follicular (TF) in children aged 1-9 years and trachomatous trichiasis (TT) in adults aged 15 years or more in Katsina State, Nigeria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing transmission of lymphatic filariasis using parasitologic, serologic, and entomologic tools after mass drug administration in American Samoa
    Janice M Mladonicky
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:769-73. 2009
    ..Thus, monitoring of infections in mosquitoes and antifilarial antibody levels in children may serve as indicators of local transmission and be useful for making decisions about program endpoints...
  12. ncbi request reprint Methods for estimating population coverage of mass distribution programmes: a review of practices in relation to trachoma control
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:588-95. 2012
    ..They merit use until standard guidelines are available. CRS methods should be used to verify population coverage derived from LQAS, purposive sampling methods and administrative reports...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of five annual rounds of mass drug administration with diethylcarbamazine and albendazole on Wuchereria bancrofti infection in American Samoa
    Jennifer L Liang
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:924-8. 2008
    ..0001). In 2006, antigenemia prevalence was greater in males (1.5%) than females (0.4%) (P = 0.04). The decline in antigenemia prevalence shows the effectiveness of MDA and changes made in social mobilization and drug distribution...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of community intervention with pit latrines for trachoma control in Ghana, Mali, Niger and Nigeria
    Lisa A Rotondo
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Int Health 1:154-62. 2009
    ..Latrine promotion had been successful increasing access to sanitation in different country contexts and demonstrates the target population are willing to construct, use and maintain household latrines. ..
  15. pmc Assessing the WHO 50% prevalence threshold in school-aged children as indication for treatment of urogenital schistosomiasis in adults in central Nigeria
    Darin S Evans
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:441-5. 2013
    ..Given the increased risk of subtle morbidity or urogenital schistosomiasis as a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), more liberal treatment of adults with praziquantel is warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Xenomonitoring of Wuchereria bancrofti and Dirofilaria immitis infections in mosquitoes from American Samoa: trapping considerations and a comparison of polymerase chain reaction assays with dissection
    Eric W Chambers
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:774-81. 2009
    ..polynesiensis and related species are the primary vectors...
  17. pmc Incremental cost of conducting population-based prevalence surveys for a neglected tropical disease: the example of trachoma in 8 national programs
    Chaoqun Chen
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e979. 2011
    ..An economic analysis was performed to estimate the cost of trachoma prevalence surveys conducted between 2006 and 2010 from 8 national trachoma control programs in Africa...
  18. pmc A novel electronic data collection system for large-scale surveys of neglected tropical diseases
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e74570. 2013
    ..As an alternative to standard paper-based data collection, we utilized novel paperless technology to collect data electronically from over 12,000 households in Ethiopia...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of household latrine coverage in Kewot woreda, Ethiopia, 3 years after implementing interventions to control blinding trachoma
    Rachael K Ross
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int Health 3:251-8. 2011
    ..Latrine promotion should include emphasis on rebuilding latrines. More support may be needed by small households as well as those with a female head if universal latrine access is to be achieved in Kewot. ..
  20. doi request reprint Estimation of population coverage for antibiotic distribution for trachoma control: a comparison of methods
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int Health 1:182-9. 2009
    ..9, 18.1-66.3) were independent predictors of participation. Cluster randomised surveys can estimate MDA coverage better than the traditional method and implementation of indelible marking merits investigation. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Trachoma among children in community surveys from four African countries and implications of using school surveys for evaluating prevalence
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, 1149 Ponce de Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Int Health 5:280-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare trachoma prevalence between preschool- and school-aged children and children who attend and do not attend school...
  22. doi request reprint Trachoma prevalence in Niger: results of 31 district-level surveys
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, Trachoma Control Program, 1149 Ponce de Leon, Atlanta GA 30306, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 108:42-8. 2014
    ..In Niger, a landlocked republic in Western Africa, surveys in 1988-89 identified trachoma as endemic in all but one region and, as a result, there is a National Prevention of Blindness Program plan to eliminate trachoma by 2015...
  23. pmc Monitoring of mass distribution interventions for trachoma in Plateau State, Nigeria
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e1995. 2013
    ..CRS for evaluation of MDA provides a useful additional monitoring tool to CDD registers. These data support modification of distributor training and MDA delivery to increase coverage in subsequent rounds of MDA...