C J Shiff

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring malaria by passive case detection: a new perspective based on Zambian experience
    Clive J Shiff
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Malar J 12:120. 2013
  2. pmc Malaria research challenges in low prevalence settings
    Gillian Stresman
    Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 11:353. 2012
  3. pmc Early detection of malaria foci for targeted interventions in endemic southern Zambia
    Ryan G Davis
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD, USA
    Malar J 10:260. 2011
  4. pmc Rural health centres, communities and malaria case detection in Zambia using mobile telephones: a means to detect potential reservoirs of infection in unstable transmission conditions
    Aniset Kamanga
    The Malaria Institute at Macha, P O Choma, Zambia
    Malar J 9:96. 2010
  5. pmc PCR detection of Plasmodium falciparum in human urine and saliva samples
    Sungano Mharakurwa
    The Malaria Institute at Macha, P O Box 630166, Choma, Zambia
    Malar J 5:103. 2006
  6. pmc A method of active case detection to target reservoirs of asymptomatic malaria and gametocyte carriers in a rural area in Southern Province, Zambia
    Gillian H Stresman
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Malar J 9:265. 2010
  7. pmc Identifying malaria vector breeding habitats with remote sensing data and terrain-based landscape indices in Zambia
    Julie A Clennon
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:58. 2010
  8. pmc Designing a sustainable strategy for malaria control?
    Clive Shiff
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Malar J 10:220. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Non-invasive methods to detect schistosome-based bladder cancer: is the association sufficient for epidemiological use?
    Clive Shiff
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:3-5. 2010
  10. pmc Integrated approach to malaria control
    Clive Shiff
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:278-93. 2002

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Publications17

  1. pmc Measuring malaria by passive case detection: a new perspective based on Zambian experience
    Clive J Shiff
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Malar J 12:120. 2013
    ..If this process is implemented nationally it can assist in planning efficient use of resources and may contribute to local management and even elimination of malaria in this region...
  2. pmc Malaria research challenges in low prevalence settings
    Gillian Stresman
    Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 11:353. 2012
    ..These challenges could adversely impact the study of malaria elimination if they remain unanswered...
  3. pmc Early detection of malaria foci for targeted interventions in endemic southern Zambia
    Ryan G Davis
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD, USA
    Malar J 10:260. 2011
    ..A surveillance system in Zambia's Southern Province has begun to implement such an approach. An early detection system could be an additional tool to identify foci of elevated incidence for targeted intervention...
  4. pmc Rural health centres, communities and malaria case detection in Zambia using mobile telephones: a means to detect potential reservoirs of infection in unstable transmission conditions
    Aniset Kamanga
    The Malaria Institute at Macha, P O Choma, Zambia
    Malar J 9:96. 2010
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  5. pmc PCR detection of Plasmodium falciparum in human urine and saliva samples
    Sungano Mharakurwa
    The Malaria Institute at Macha, P O Box 630166, Choma, Zambia
    Malar J 5:103. 2006
    ..This study presents PCR detection of Plasmodium falciparum in human urine and saliva samples, and illustrates this potential application in genotyping malaria infections...
  6. pmc A method of active case detection to target reservoirs of asymptomatic malaria and gametocyte carriers in a rural area in Southern Province, Zambia
    Gillian H Stresman
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Malar J 9:265. 2010
    ..Therefore, an active case detection system that facilitates detection of asymptomatic parasitaemia and gametocyte carriers was developed and tested in the Macha region in southern Zambia...
  7. pmc Identifying malaria vector breeding habitats with remote sensing data and terrain-based landscape indices in Zambia
    Julie A Clennon
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:58. 2010
    ..In the Mapanza Chiefdom, where transmission is seasonal, Anopheles arabiensis is the dominant malaria vector. The ability to predict larval habitats can help focus control measures...
  8. pmc Designing a sustainable strategy for malaria control?
    Clive Shiff
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Malar J 10:220. 2011
    ..Donor agencies should encourage and facilitate development of career opportunities for such personnel so that local expertise is available to contribute appropriately...
  9. doi request reprint Non-invasive methods to detect schistosome-based bladder cancer: is the association sufficient for epidemiological use?
    Clive Shiff
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:3-5. 2010
    ..We suggest that early diagnosis of pre-cancerous conditions associated with urinary schistosomiasis, if appropriately treated, could save countless lives...
  10. pmc Integrated approach to malaria control
    Clive Shiff
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:278-93. 2002
    ..An integrated approach to control using vector control strategies based on the biology of the mosquito, the epidemiology of the parasite, and human behavior patterns is needed to prevent continued upsurge in malaria in the endemic areas...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound verification of bladder damage is associated with known biomarkers of bladder cancer in adults chronically infected with Schistosoma haematobium in Ghana
    Clive Shiff
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:847-54. 2006
    ..Although further investigations are needed, we suggest that schistosome-associated bladder cancer is an important public health concern in areas where Schistosoma haematobium is prevalent...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction of infectivity of schistosome cercariae by application of cercaricidal oil to water
    Jean Marie Naples
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Center for Water and Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:956-61. 2005
    ..We conclude that application of the biodegradable formulation to the surface of schistosome-infested waters may be an effective, economical, and safe means of reducing human infections...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social and cultural factors affecting rates of regular retreatment of mosquito nets with insecticide in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania
    P J Winch
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 2:760-70. 1997
    ..Great emphasis needs to be placed on the insecticide and its beneficial effects from the outset for any large-scale programme to be sustainable...
  14. pmc Plasmodium yoelii: adverse outcome of non-lethal P. yoelii malaria during co-infection with Schistosoma mansoni in BALB/c mouse model
    Davison Sangweme
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Exp Parasitol 122:254-9. 2009
    ..The results suggest a complex relationship between schistosome co-infection and malaria disease outcome in which the timing of malaria infection in relation to schistosome acquisition is critical to disease outcome and pathology...
  15. pmc Urinary schistosomiasis in Zimbabwean school children: predictors of morbidity
    Kimberly C Brouwer
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Afr Health Sci 4:115-8. 2004
    ..However, such diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium morbidity is often hampered by lack of funds, proper equipment, or training...
  16. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract pathology attributed to Schistosoma haematobium: does parasite genetics play a role?
    Kimberly C Brouwer
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:456-62. 2003
    ..Three clusters were significantly over-represented in children with severe lesions. Our findings, although preliminary, suggest that parasite genetic associations may be important in clinical outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological assessment of Schistosoma haematobium-induced kidney and bladder pathology in rural Zimbabwe
    Kimberly C Brouwer
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acta Trop 85:339-47. 2003
    ..The associations with bladder and kidney pathology can be used to predict disease severity and may be useful in targeting treatment to those most at risk...

Research Grants1

  1. Bladder Cancer and Urinary Schistosomiasis in Ghana
    Clive Shiff; Fiscal Year: 2004
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