Elizabeth J Carlton
Affiliation: University of California
- The impact of Schistosoma japonicum infection and treatment on ultrasound-detectable morbidity: a five-year cohort study in Southwest ChinaElizabeth J Carlton
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e685. 2010..Ultrasonography allows for non-invasive examination of the liver and spleen and can further our understanding of schistosomiasis morbidity...
- Repeated Schistosoma japonicum infection following treatment in two cohorts: evidence for host susceptibility to helminthiasis?Elizabeth J Carlton
Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2098. 2013..Such individuals are not only at risk of morbidity, but may be important parasite reservoirs and appropriate targets for disease control interventions...
- Evaluation of mammalian and intermediate host surveillance methods for detecting schistosomiasis reemergence in southwest ChinaElizabeth J Carlton
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e987. 2011..Schistosomiasis has reemerged in China, threatening schistosomiasis elimination efforts. Surveillance methods that can identify locations where schistosomiasis has reemerged are needed to prevent the further spread of infections...
- Toward sustainable and comprehensive control of schistosomiasis in China: lessons from SichuanEdmund Y W Seto
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1372. 2011..Experiences and lessons from China are important for shaping the schistosomiasis elimination agenda...
- Use of ultrasonography to evaluate Schistosoma japonicum-related morbidity in children, Sichuan Province, China, 2000-2007Michelle S Hsiang
Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:103-11. 2010..We also suggest methodological refinements to improve reliability of ultrasonography for large-scale assessment of S. japonicum-related subclinical morbidity in children...
- Disease transmission models for public health decision-making: designing intervention strategies for Schistosoma japonicumEdmund Y W Seto
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Adv Exp Med Biol 673:172-83. 2010..Finally, we present a new model structure that considers how heterogeneous populations are interconnected, which has particular relevance to understanding disease control and emergence in today's highly mobile world...
- Field evaluation of a PCR test for Schistosoma japonicum egg detection in low-prevalence regions of ChinaMai S Fung
Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:1053-8. 2012..The sensitivity of PCR makes it a promising tool for schistosomiasis diagnostics and screening, although egg shedding variability and stool sample size present challenges for any detection method in low-transmission areas...
- Regional disparities in the burden of disease attributable to unsafe water and poor sanitation in ChinaElizabeth J Carlton
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Bull World Health Organ 90:578-87. 2012..To estimate the disease burden attributable to unsafe water and poor sanitation and hygiene in China, to identify high-burden groups and to inform improvement measures...
- Evaluation of an educational intervention on villagers' knowledge, attitude and behaviour regarding transmission of Schistosoma japonicum in Sichuan province, ChinaShuo Wang
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Acta Trop 127:226-35. 2013..Considering the difficulties of occupation-associated behaviour change and knowledge reinforcement in general, longer-term education programmes should be considered in the future. ..
- Using variable importance measures from causal inference to rank risk factors of schistosomiasis infection in a rural setting in ChinaSylvia Ek Sudat
Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Epidemiol Perspect Innov 7:3. 2010....