Nathan Kapata

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Trends in childhood tuberculosis in Zambia: a situation analysis
    Nathan Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Trop Pediatr 59:134-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Scale-up of TB and HIV programme collaborative activities in Zambia - a 10-year review
    N Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Med Int Health 17:760-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Trends of Zambia's tuberculosis burden over the past two decades
    Nathan Kapata
    National TB and Leprosy Control Program, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1404-9. 2011
  4. pmc Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes circulating in Ndola, Zambia
    Chanda Mulenga
    Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ndola, Zambia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:177. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant TB in Zambia: review of national data from 2000 to 2011
    Nathan Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia National TB and Leprosy Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia University of Zambia University College London Medical School Research and Training Programme, Lusaka, Zambia Center for Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1386-91. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Leprosy trends in Zambia 1991-2009
    Nathan Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia National TB and Leprosy Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia University of Zambia and University College London Medical School Research and Training Programme, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia Center for Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Infection, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1289-93. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Achieving STOP TB Partnership goals: perspectives on development of new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for tuberculosis
    Peter Mwaba
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Med Int Health 16:819-27. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and tuberculosis/HIV/AIDS-associated mortality in Africa: the urgent need to expand and invest in routine and research autopsies
    Victor Mudenda
    University of Zambia and University College London Medical School, UNZA UCLMS, Research and Training Project, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Infect Dis 205:S340-6. 2012
  9. pmc The Prevalence of Tuberculosis in Zambia: Results from the First National TB Prevalence Survey, 2013-2014
    Nathan Kapata
    National TB and Leprosy Control Program, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0146392. 2016
  10. pmc Screening for tuberculosis and testing for human immunodeficiency virus in Zambian prisons
    Katie R Maggard
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, 5032 Great North Road, PO Box 34681, Lusaka, 10101, Zambia
    Bull World Health Organ 93:93-101. 2015

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Trends in childhood tuberculosis in Zambia: a situation analysis
    Nathan Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Trop Pediatr 59:134-9. 2013
    ..To ascertain childhood tuberculosis (TB) trends, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection rates and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) prevalence rates in Zambia...
  2. doi request reprint Scale-up of TB and HIV programme collaborative activities in Zambia - a 10-year review
    N Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Med Int Health 17:760-6. 2012
    ..To review the activities, progress, achievements and challenges of the Zambia Ministry of Health tuberculosis (TB)/HIV collaborative activities over the past decade...
  3. doi request reprint Trends of Zambia's tuberculosis burden over the past two decades
    Nathan Kapata
    National TB and Leprosy Control Program, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1404-9. 2011
    ..To study trends in Zambia's TB notification rates between 1990 and 2010 and to ascertain progress made towards TB control...
  4. pmc Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes circulating in Ndola, Zambia
    Chanda Mulenga
    Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ndola, Zambia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:177. 2010
    ..tuberculosis complex (MTBC) isolates useful for epidemiology investigations is unknown. In this study, we investigated the diversity of MTBC isolates from Ndola, a typical Zambian urbanized city with a documented high HIV prevalence...
  5. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant TB in Zambia: review of national data from 2000 to 2011
    Nathan Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia National TB and Leprosy Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia University of Zambia University College London Medical School Research and Training Programme, Lusaka, Zambia Center for Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1386-91. 2013
    ..The burden in Zambia is not well defined because routine surveillance data are scarce. We reviewed national MDR-TB data for the last decade to inform future public health policy with respect to MDR-TB in Zambia...
  6. doi request reprint Leprosy trends in Zambia 1991-2009
    Nathan Kapata
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia National TB and Leprosy Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia University of Zambia and University College London Medical School Research and Training Programme, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia Center for Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Infection, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1289-93. 2012
    ..To document leprosy trends in Zambia over the past two decades to ascertain the importance of leprosy as a health problem in Zambia...
  7. doi request reprint Achieving STOP TB Partnership goals: perspectives on development of new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for tuberculosis
    Peter Mwaba
    Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Med Int Health 16:819-27. 2011
    ..Long-term sustainability of any newer tools implemented at point of care is essential...
  8. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and tuberculosis/HIV/AIDS-associated mortality in Africa: the urgent need to expand and invest in routine and research autopsies
    Victor Mudenda
    University of Zambia and University College London Medical School, UNZA UCLMS, Research and Training Project, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Infect Dis 205:S340-6. 2012
    ..There is an urgent need for reviving routine and research autopsies in sub-Saharan African countries...
  9. pmc The Prevalence of Tuberculosis in Zambia: Results from the First National TB Prevalence Survey, 2013-2014
    Nathan Kapata
    National TB and Leprosy Control Program, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0146392. 2016
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  10. pmc Screening for tuberculosis and testing for human immunodeficiency virus in Zambian prisons
    Katie R Maggard
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, 5032 Great North Road, PO Box 34681, Lusaka, 10101, Zambia
    Bull World Health Organ 93:93-101. 2015
    ..To improve the Zambia Prisons Service's implementation of tuberculosis screening and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing...
  11. pmc The high burden of tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in a large Zambian prison: a public health alert
    German Henostroza
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e67338. 2013
    ..We report data on the prevalence of TB and HIV in one of the largest facilities: Lusaka Central Prison...
  12. pmc Use of the Xpert(®) MTB/RIF assay for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis comorbidity and multidrug-resistant TB in obstetrics and gynaecology inpatient wards at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
    Matthew Bates
    Center for Clinical Microbiology, University College, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1134-40. 2013
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  13. pmc Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in Zambia: prevalence, clinical, radiological and microbiological characteristics
    Pascalina Chanda-Kapata
    Department of Disease Surveillance, Control and Research, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Infect Dis 15:500. 2015
    ..We present here the Zambia-specific national level data of prevalence, symptomatic, radiological and microbiological characteristics of NTM, using results from a national Tuberculosis (TB) prevalence survey...
  14. doi request reprint Burden of tuberculosis at post mortem in inpatients at a tertiary referral centre in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective descriptive autopsy study
    Matthew Bates
    Department of Infection, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK University of Zambia and University College London Medical School Research and Training Project, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
    Lancet Infect Dis 15:544-51. 2015
    ..We did an autopsy study to ascertain the burden of tuberculosis at post mortem in medical inpatients at a tertiary care hospital in Lusaka, Zambia...
  15. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV control in sub-Saharan African prisons: "thinking outside the prison cell"
    Stewart E Reid
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Infect Dis 205:S265-73. 2012
    ..This combination response to tuberculosis in prisons will be essential for tackling existing and nascent prison tuberculosis epidemics and will require high-level political support and financing...
  16. doi request reprint Assessment of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of tuberculosis with gastric lavage aspirates in children in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective descriptive study
    Matthew Bates
    Department of Infection, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 13:36-42. 2013
    ..We assessed this assay for the detection of tuberculosis and multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis with gastric lavage aspirate (GLA) samples in children admitted to hospital...
  17. pmc Implementation Research to Inform the Use of Xpert MTB/RIF in Primary Health Care Facilities in High TB and HIV Settings in Resource Constrained Settings
    Monde Muyoyeta
    ZAMBART Project, University of Zambia, School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126376. 2015
    ..The current cost of Xpert MTB RIF (Xpert) consumables is such that algorithms are needed to select which patients to prioritise for testing with Xpert...
  18. pmc Genomic research in Zambia: confronting the ethics, policy and regulatory frontiers in the 21st Century
    Pascalina Chanda-Kapata
    Directorate of Disease Surveillance Control and Research, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
    Health Res Policy Syst 13:60. 2015
    ..A real balancing act of the risk and benefits will need to be objectively undertaken. ..