HELENE CARABIN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A systematic review of the frequency of neurocyticercosis with a focus on people with epilepsy
    Patrick C Ndimubanzi
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e870. 2010
  2. pmc Accuracy of serological testing for the diagnosis of prevalent neurocysticercosis in outpatients with epilepsy, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
    Humberto Foyaca-Sibat
    Walter Sisulo University, Mthata, South Africa
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e562. 2009
  3. pmc Zoonoses and marginalised infectious diseases of poverty: where do we stand?
    David Molyneux
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:106. 2011
  4. pmc Towards an understanding of barriers to condom use in rural Benin using the Health Belief Model: a cross sectional survey
    Sennen H Hounton
    Department of HIV AIDS and Reproductive Health, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    BMC Public Health 5:8. 2005
  5. pmc Seroprevalence to the antigens of Taenia solium cysticercosis among residents of three villages in Burkina Faso: a cross-sectional study
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e555. 2009
  6. pmc Clinical manifestations associated with neurocysticercosis: a systematic review
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1152. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the cost of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
    H Carabin
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:906-16. 2006
  8. pmc The average cost of measles cases and adverse events following vaccination in industrialised countries
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 2:22. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimating sensitivity and specificity of a faecal examination method for Schistosoma japonicum infection in cats, dogs, water buffaloes, pigs, and rats in Western Samar and Sorsogon Provinces, The Philippines
    H Carabin
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Health Sciences Center, University of Oklahoma, 801 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, 73104, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:1517-24. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimating the intensity of infection with Schistosoma japonicum in villagers of leyte, Philippines. Part I: a Bayesian cumulative logit model. The schistosomiasis transmission and ecology project (STEP)
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Primary Health Care and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:745-53. 2005

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Publications29

  1. pmc A systematic review of the frequency of neurocyticercosis with a focus on people with epilepsy
    Patrick C Ndimubanzi
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e870. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to conduct a systematic review of studies reporting the frequency of neurocysticercosis (NCC) worldwide...
  2. pmc Accuracy of serological testing for the diagnosis of prevalent neurocysticercosis in outpatients with epilepsy, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
    Humberto Foyaca-Sibat
    Walter Sisulo University, Mthata, South Africa
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e562. 2009
    ..The second objective was to estimate the accuracy of serological testing in detecting NCC in these outpatients and characterize sources of disagreement between serology and neuroimaging...
  3. pmc Zoonoses and marginalised infectious diseases of poverty: where do we stand?
    David Molyneux
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:106. 2011
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  4. pmc Towards an understanding of barriers to condom use in rural Benin using the Health Belief Model: a cross sectional survey
    Sennen H Hounton
    Department of HIV AIDS and Reproductive Health, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    BMC Public Health 5:8. 2005
    ..This study identifies barriers to condom use based on the Health Belief Model (HBM) in Benin, West Africa...
  5. pmc Seroprevalence to the antigens of Taenia solium cysticercosis among residents of three villages in Burkina Faso: a cross-sectional study
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e555. 2009
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to estimate the prevalence of Taenia solium cysticercosis antigens in residents of three villages in Burkina Faso...
  6. pmc Clinical manifestations associated with neurocysticercosis: a systematic review
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1152. 2011
    ..The clinical manifestations of neurocysticercosis (NCC) are poorly understood. This systematic review aims to estimate the frequencies of different manifestations, complications and disabilities associated with NCC...
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the cost of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
    H Carabin
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:906-16. 2006
    ..To provide a comprehensive estimate of the societal costs of Taenia solium cysticercosis for the Eastern Cape Province (ECP), South Africa, as an objective measure of its impact in this endemic area...
  8. pmc The average cost of measles cases and adverse events following vaccination in industrialised countries
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 2:22. 2002
    ..The objective of this study is to develop a model to estimate the average cost per measles case and per adverse event following measles immunisation using the Netherlands (NL), the United Kingdom (UK) and Canada as examples...
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimating sensitivity and specificity of a faecal examination method for Schistosoma japonicum infection in cats, dogs, water buffaloes, pigs, and rats in Western Samar and Sorsogon Provinces, The Philippines
    H Carabin
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Health Sciences Center, University of Oklahoma, 801 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, 73104, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:1517-24. 2005
    ..Monitoring S. japonicum infection in animal reservoirs with a valid test could contribute to more effective public health control programmes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimating the intensity of infection with Schistosoma japonicum in villagers of leyte, Philippines. Part I: a Bayesian cumulative logit model. The schistosomiasis transmission and ecology project (STEP)
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Primary Health Care and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:745-53. 2005
    ..This model could easily be adapted to other parasitic infections or outcomes where an analysis by category would be recommended...
  11. ncbi request reprint Future savings from measles eradication in industrialized countries
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:S29-35. 2003
    ..These savings are less than previously estimated for the United States, partly because of the assumption that measles vaccines will continue to be delivered in response to possible bioterrorism threats...
  12. ncbi request reprint The cost of measles in industrialised countries
    H Carabin
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, 801 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, USA
    Vaccine 21:4167-77. 2003
    ..The costs estimates presented here can be used to estimate potential savings that might accrue from changes to measles control programmes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does participation in a nurse visitation programme reduce the frequency of adverse perinatal outcomes in first-time mothers?
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OK 73104, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:194-205. 2005
    ..Lower incidence of preterm and very preterm deliveries is especially interesting and future analyses should focus on isolating programme components specifically associated with influencing these outcomes...
  14. pmc A cross-sectional study of the prevalence of intensity of infection with Schistosoma japonicum in 50 irrigated and rain-fed villages in Samar Province, the Philippines
    Mushfiqur R Tarafder
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:61. 2006
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe the village-to-village variation in the prevalence of two levels of infection intensity across 50 villages of Samar Province, the Philippines...
  15. pmc Assessing the impact of misclassification error on an epidemiological association between two helminthic infections
    Mushfiqur R Tarafder
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e995. 2011
    ..The aim of this work was to quantify the effect of misclassification error, which occurs when less than 100% accurate tests are used, in STH and S. japonicum infection status on the estimation of this association...
  16. pmc Population genetics of Schistosoma japonicum within the Philippines suggest high levels of transmission between humans and dogs
    James W Rudge
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e340. 2008
    ..japonicum transmission in the Philippines remain to be determined. We examined the population genetics of S. japonicum in the Philippines in order to elucidate transmission patterns across host species and geographic areas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Schistosoma japonicum infection among animals in fifty villages of Samar province, the Philippines
    T J Fernandez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:147-55. 2007
    ..This, combined with significant village-to-village variation in prevalence of S. japonicum infection, suggest possible different transmission dynamics of the infection in the Province of Samar in the Philippines and China...
  18. pmc Prediction of community prevalence of human onchocerciasis in the Amazonian onchocerciasis focus: Bayesian approach
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:482-90. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Methods for assessing the burden of parasitic zoonoses: echinococcosis and cysticercosis
    HELENE CARABIN
    College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 303, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:327-33. 2005
    ..In this article, we review the framework used to assess the burden of cysticercosis and echinococcosis, and the data needed to estimate the extent of the problem for societies...
  20. pmc Analysis of the economic impact of cystic echinococcosis in Spain
    Christine Benner
    Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 88:49-57. 2010
    ..To estimate the overall economic losses due to human and animal cystic echinococcosis (CE) in Spain in 2005...
  21. pmc A systematic review of the literature on cystic echinococcosis frequency worldwide and its associated clinical manifestations
    Christine M Budke
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:1011-27. 2013
    ..3-76.1%]) and cough (51.3% [95% CI: 35.7-66.7%]), respectively. The results are limited by the small number of unbiased studies. Nonetheless, the age/gender prevalence differences could be used to inform future models of CE burden...
  22. ncbi request reprint Concurrent comparison of three water contact measurement tools in four endemic villages of the Philippines. The schistosomiasis transmission ecology in the Philippines project (STEP)
    G Payne
    Oklahoma City County Health Department, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:834-42. 2006
    ..Schistosomiasis japonica is a chronic helminthic infection contracted through contact with water infested with Schistosoma japonicum. The infection is associated with severe disease and is an important public health concern in Philippines...
  23. doi request reprint Emerging zoonoses in the southern United States: toxocariasis, bovine tuberculosis and southern tick-associated rash illness
    Rachel M Clinton
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Am J Med Sci 340:187-93. 2010
    ..In addition, treatment and prevention for each zoonotic pathogen are discussed. Clinicians working in the southern United States should be aware of the presence of those zoonotic infections...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea and colds in child day care centers: impact of various numerator and denominator definitions of illness episodes
    Mushfiqur R Tarafder
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Epidemiology 20:796-9. 2009
    ..Our objective is to quantify the impact of various common definitions for illness episodes (numerators) and person-time at risk (denominators) in estimating these measures...
  25. doi request reprint Estimation of the prevalence of AIDS, opportunistic infections, and standard of care among patients with HIV/AIDS receiving care along the U.S.-Mexico border through the Special Projects of National Significance: a cross-sectional study
    HELENE CARABIN
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:887-95. 2008
    ..This is the first study describing HIV stage and OI prevalences and standard of care in PLWH/A in all U.S.-Mexico bordering states. Being of Hispanic ethnicity may not fully explain discrepancy in access to care along the border...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bayesian statistics for parasitologists
    Maria Gloria Basanez
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine St Mary s Campus, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, London, UK
    Trends Parasitol 20:85-91. 2004
    ..We advocate collaboration between parasitologists and Bayesian statisticians as a fruitful and rewarding venture for advancing applied research in parasite epidemiology and the control of parasitic infections...
  27. pmc Is bisphenol-A exposure during pregnancy associated with blood glucose levels or diagnosis of gestational diabetes?
    Candace Robledo
    a Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 76:865-73. 2013
    ..Findings do not support a relationship between total urinary BPA concentrations and altered glucose metabolism during pregnancy. However, due to study limitations, findings need to be interpreted with caution...
  28. doi request reprint The benefits of transmission dynamics models in understanding emerging infectious diseases
    Aaron M Wendelboe
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Med Sci 340:181-6. 2010
    ....
  29. pmc Estimating the sensitivity and specificity of Kato-Katz stool examination technique for detection of hookworms, Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura infections in humans in the absence of a 'gold standard'
    M R Tarafder
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Int J Parasitol 40:399-404. 2010
    ..lumbricoides and T. trichiura. Low sensitivity of the Kato-Katz for detection of hookworm infection may be related to rapid degeneration of delicate hookworm eggs with time...

Research Grants2

  1. EFECAB: Improving pig management to prevent epilepsy in Burkina Faso
    HELENE CARABIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, this sustainable intervention could be exported to other pig-raising countries in Sub- Saharan Africa to reduce the frequency of cysticercosis and epilepsy. ..
  2. EFECAB: Improving pig management to prevent epilepsy in Burkina Faso
    HELENE CARABIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, this sustainable intervention could be exported to other pig-raising countries in Sub- Saharan Africa to reduce the frequency of cysticercosis and epilepsy. ..