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1 DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS WITH IMPACT FACTOR Abdissa K, Tadesse M, Bezabih M, Bekele A, Apers L, Rigouts L, Abebe G. Bacteriological methods as add on tests to fine-needle aspiration cytology in diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis: can they reduce the diagnostic dilemma? BMC Infect Dis 2014;14(720):1-6. Adel A, Boughoufalah A, Saegerman C, De Deken R, Bouchene Z, Soukehal A, Berkvens D, Boelaert M. Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in Algeria: an update. PLoS ONE 2014;9(6):e Ale A, Victor B, Praet N, Gabriël S, Speybroeck N, Dorny P, Devleesschauwer B. Epidemiology and genetic diversity of Taenia asiatica: a systematic review. Parasit Vectors 2014;7(45):1-11. Amissah NA, Gryseels S, Tobias NJ, Ravadgar B, Suzuki M, Vandelannoote K, Durnez L, Leirs H, Stinear TP, Portaels F, Ablordey A, Eddyani M. Investigating the role of free-living amoebae as a reservoir for Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(9):e3148. Andries K, Villellas C, Coeck N, Thys K, Gevers T, Vranckx L, Lounis N, de Jong BC, Koul A. Acquired resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to bedaquiline. PLoS ONE 2014;9(7):e Ardizzoni E, Mulders W, Sanchez-Padilla E, Varaine F, de Jong BC, Rigouts L. Decontamination methods for samples preserved in cetylpyridinium chloride and cultured on thin-layer agar. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(8): Aregawi M, Lynch M, Bekele W, Kebede H, Jima D, Taffese HS, Yenehun MA, Lilay A, Williams R, Thomson M, Nafo-Traore F, Admasu K, Gebreyesus TA, Coosemans M. Time series analysis of trends in malaria cases and deaths at hospitals and the effect of antimalarial interventions, , Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 2014;9(11):e Aung KJ, Van Deun A, Declercq E, Sarker MR, Das PK, Hossain MA, Rieder HL. Successful '9-month Bangladesh regimen' for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among over 500 consecutive patients. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(10): Barletta F, Vandelannoote K, Collantes J, Evans CA, Arevalo J, Rigouts L. Standardization of a TaqManbased real-time PCR for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-complex in human sputum. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014;91(4): Beschin A, Van Den Abbeele J, De Baetselier P, Pays E. African trypanosome control in the insect vector and mammalian host. Trends Parasitol 2014;30(11): Bhandari V, Sundar S, Dujardin JC, Salotra P. Elucidation of cellular mechanisms involved in experimental paromomycin resistance in Leishmania donovani. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014;58(5): Pag. 1 / 40

2 Borremans B, Hughes NK, Reijniers J, Sluydts V, Katakweba AAS, Mulungu LS, Sabuni CA, Makundi RH, Leirs H. Happily together forever: temporal variation in spatial patterns and complete lack of territoriality in a promiscuous rodent. Popul Ecol 2014;56(1): Caljon G, Duguma R, De Deken R, Schauvliege S, Gasthuys F, Duchateau L, Van Den Abbeele J. Serological responses and biomarker evaluation in mice and pigs exposed to tsetse fly bites. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(5):e2911. Camara O, Camara M, Lejon V, Ilboudo H, Sakande H, Leno M, Büscher P, Bucheton B, Jamonneau V. Immune trypanolysis test with blood spotted on filter paper for epidemiological surveillance of sleeping sickness. Trop Med Int Health 2014;19(7): Cauchard J, Soldan A, Madeline A, Johnson P, Büscher P, Petry S. Inter-laboratory ring trials to evaluate serological methods for dourine diagnosis. Vet Parasitol 2014;205(1-2):70-6. Compaore A, Gies S, Brabin B, Tinto H, Brabin L. "There is Iron and Iron..." Burkinabe women's perceptions of iron supplementation: a qualitative study. Matern Child Health J 2014;18(8): Coral-Almeida M, Rodríguez-Hidalgo R, Celi-Erazo M, García HH, Rodríguez S, Devleesschauwer B, Benítez-Ortiz W, Dorny P, Praet N. Incidence of human Taenia solium larval infections in an Ecuadorian endemic area: implications for disease burden assessment and control. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(5):e2887. Damiens D, Ayrinhac A, Van Bortel W, Versteirt V, Dekoninck W, Hance T. Invasive process and repeated cross-sectional surveys of the mosquito Aedes japonicus japonicus establishment in Belgium. PLoS ONE 2014;9(4):e Dao TH, Nguyen TG, Victor B, Gabriël S, Dorny P. Opisthorchis viverrini-like liver fluke in birds from Vietnam: morphological variability and rdna/mtdna sequence confirmation. J Helminthol 2014;88(4): de Gier B, Campos Ponce M, van de Bor M, Doak CM, Polman K. Helminth infections and micronutrients in school-age children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr 2014;99(6): De Nys HM, Calvignac-Spencer S, Boesch C, Dorny P, Wittig RM, Mundry R, Leendertz FH. Malaria parasite detection increases during pregnancy in wild chimpanzees. Malar J 2014;13(413):1-6. De Regge N, Madder M, Deblauwe I, Losson B, Fassotte C, Demeulemeester J, Smeets F, Tomme M, Cay AB. Schmallenberg virus circulation in Culicoides in Belgium in 2012: field validation of a real time RT- PCR approach to assess virus replication and dissemination in midges. PLoS ONE 2014;9(1):e de Ruiter CM, Van der Veer C, Leeflang MM, Deborggraeve S, Lucas C, Adams ER. Molecular tools for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis: systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy. J Clin Microbiol 2014;52(9): De Vooght L, Caljon G, De Ridder K, Van Den Abbeele J. Delivery of a functional anti-trypanosome nanobody in different tsetse fly tissues via a bacterial symbiont, Sodalis glossinidius. Microb Cell Fact 2014;13(156):1-10. Pag. 2 / 40

3 De Winne K, Büscher P, Luquetti AO, Tavares SBN, Oliveira RA, Solari A, Zulantay I, Apt W, Diosque P, Rumi MM, Gironès N, Fresno M, Lopez-Velez R, Perez-Molina JA, Mong lo B, Garcia L, Deborggraeve S. The Trypanosoma cruzi satellite DNA oligoc-test and Trypanosoma cruzi kinetoplast DNA oligoc-test for diagnosis of Chagas disease: a multi-cohort comparative evaluation study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(1):e2633. Deblauwe I, Sohier C, Schaffner F, Rakotoarivony LM, Coosemans M. Implementation of surveillance of invasive mosquitoes in Belgium according to the ECDC guidelines. Parasit Vectors 2014;7(201):1-11. Delgado-Ratto C, Soto-Calle VE, Van den Eede P, Gamboa D, Rosas A, Abatih EN, Ferrucci HR, Llanos- Cuentas A, Van geertruyden JP, Erhart A, D'Alessandro U. Population structure and spatio-temporal transmission dynamics of Plasmodium vivax after radical cure treatment in a rural village of the Peruvian Amazon. Malar J 2014;13(8):1-12. Devleesschauwer B, Havelaar AH, Maertens de Noordhout C, Haagsma JA, Praet N, Dorny P, Duchateau L, Torgerson PR, Van Oyen H, Speybroeck N. Calculating disability-adjusted life years to quantify burden of disease. Int J Public Health 2014;59(3): Devleesschauwer B, Havelaar AH, Maertens de Noordhout C, Haagsma JA, Praet N, Dorny P, Duchateau L, Torgerson PR, Van Oyen H, Speybroeck N. DALY calculation in practice: a stepwise approach. Int J Public Health 2014;59(3): Devleesschauwer B, Maertens de Noordhout C, Smit GS, Duchateau L, Dorny P, Stein C, Van Oyen H, Speybroeck N. Quantifying burden of disease to support public health policy in Belgium: opportunities and constraints. BMC Public Health 2014;14(1196):1-8. Devleesschauwer B, Ale A, Torgerson P, Praet N, Maertens de Noordhout C, Pandey BD, Pun SB, Lake R, Vercruysse J, Joshi DD, Havelaar AH, Duchateau L, Dorny P, Speybroeck N. The burden of parasitic zoonoses in Nepal: a systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(1):e2634. Djibril W, Daneau G, Aboud S, Vercauteren G, Urassa W, Kestens L. WHO multicentre evaluation of FACSCountTM CD4 and PimaTM CD4 T-cell count systems: instrument performance and misclassification of HIV-infected patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014;66(5):e98-e107. Dorlo TP, Rijal S, Ostyn B, de Vries PJ, Singh R, Bhattarai N, Uranw S, Dujardin JC, Boelaert M, Beijnen JH, Huitema ADR. Failure of miltefosine in visceral leishmaniasis is associated with low drug exposure. J Infect Dis 2014;210(1): Dujardin JC, Mannaert A, Durrant C, Cotton JA. Mosaic aneuploidy in Leishmania: the perspective of whole genome sequencing [letter]. Trends Parasitol 2014;30(12): Eddyani M, Lavender C, de Rijk WB, Bomans P, Fyfe J, De Jong B, Portaels F. Multicenter external quality assessment program for PCR detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans in clinical and environmental specimens. PLoS ONE 2014;9(2):e Fikru R, Hagos A, Rogé S, Reyna-Bello A, Gonzatti MI, Merga B, Goddeeris BM, Buscher P. A proline racemase based PCR for identification of Trypanosoma vivax in cattle blood. PLoS ONE 2014;9(1):e Pag. 3 / 40

4 Fraga J, Fernandez-Calienes A, Montalvo AM, Maes I, Dujardin JC, Van der Auwera G. Differentiation between Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma rangeli using heat-shock protein 70 polymorphisms. Trop Med Int Health 2014;19(2): Garros C, Balenghien T, Carpenter S, Delécolle JC, Meiswinkel R, Pédarrieu A, Rakotoarivony I, Gardès L, Golding N, Barber J, Miranda M, Borràs Borràs D, Goffredo M, Monaco F, Pagès N, Sghaier S, Hammami S, Calvo JH, Lucientes J, Geysen D, De Deken G, Sarto i Monteys V, Schwenkenbecher J, Kampen H, Hoffmann B, Lehmann K, Werner D, Baldet T, Lancelot R, Cêtre-Sossah C. Towards the PCR-based identification of Palearctic Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonindae): results from an international ring trial targeting four species of the subgenus Avaritia. Parasit Vectors 2014;7(223):1-9. Gebremedhin EZ, Abdurahaman M, Tessema TS, Tilahun G, Cox E, Goddeeris B, Dorny P, De Craeye S, Darde ML, Ajzenberg D. Isolation and genotyping of viable Toxoplasma gondii from sheep and goats in Ethiopia destined for human consumption. Parasit Vectors 2014;7(425):1-8. Gehre F, Ejo M, Fissette K, De Rijk P, Uwizeye C, Nduwamahoro E, Goovaerts O, Affolabi D, Gninafon M, Lingoupou FM, Barry MD, Sow O, Merle C, Olliaro P, Ba F, Sarr M, Piubello A, Noeske J, Antonio M, Rigouts L, de Jong BC. Shifts in mycobacterial populations and emerging drug-resistance in West and Central Africa. PLoS ONE 2014;9(12):e González-Andrade P, Camara M, Ilboudo H, Bucheton B, Jamonneau V, Deborggraeve S. Diagnosis of trypanosomatid infections: targeting the spliced leader RNA. J Mol Diagn 2014;16(4): Goovaerts O, Jennes W, Massinga-Loembe M, Ceulemans A, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L. Antigen-specific interferon-gamma responses and innate cytokine balance in TB-IRIS. PLoS ONE 2014;9(11):e Gorna K, Houndjè E, Romey A, Relmy A, Blaise-Boisseau S, Kpodékon M, Saegerman C, Moutou F, Zientara S, Kassimi LB. First isolation and molecular characterization of Foot-and-Mouth Disease virus in Benin. Vet Microbiol 2014;171(1-2): Grammen C, van den Mooter G, Appeltans B, Michiels J, Crucitti T, Ariën KK, Augustyns K, Augustijns P, Brouwers J. Development and characterization of a solid dispersion film for the vaginal application of the anti-hiv microbicide UAMC Int J Pharm 2014;475(1-2): Grammen C, Ariën KK, Venkatraj M, Joossens J, Van der Veken P, Heeres J, Lewi PJ, Haenen S, Augustyns K, Vanham G, Augustijns P, Brouwers J. Development and in vitro evaluation of a vaginal microbicide gel formulation for UAMC01398, a novel diaryltriazine NNRTI against HIV-1. Antiviral Res 2014;101: Hendrickx S, Boulet G, Mondelaers A, Dujardin JC, Rijal S, Lachaud L, Cos P, Delputte P, Maes L. Experimental selection of paromomycin and miltefosine resistance in intracellular amastigotes of Leishmania donovani and L. infantum. Parasitol Res 2014;113(5): Heylen D, De Coninck E, Jansen F, Madder M. Differential diagnosis of three common Ixodes spp. ticks infesting songbirds of Western Europe: Ixodes arboricola, I. frontalis and I. ricinus. Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2014;5(6): Pag. 4 / 40

5 Huang C, Soenen SJ, Van Gulck E, Rejman J, Vanham G, Lucas B, Geers B, Braeckmans K, Shahin V, Spanoghe P, Demeester J, De Smedt SC. Electrospun polystyrene fibers for HIV entrapment. Polym Adv Technol 2014;25(8): International Glossina Genome Initiative. Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of African trypanosomiasis. Science 2014;344(6182): Kajungu DK, Erhart A, Talisuna AO, Bassat Q, Karema C, Nabasumba C, Nambozi M, Tinto H, Kremsner P, Meremikwu M, D'Alessandro U, Speybroeck N. Paediatric pharmacovigilance: use of pharmacovigilance data mining algorithms for signal detection in a safety dataset of a paediatric clinical study conducted in seven African countries. PLoS ONE 2014;9(5):e Karl S, Laman M, Koleala T, Ibam C, Kaisan B, N'Drewei N, Rosanas-Urgell A, Moore BR, Waltmann A, Koepfli C, Siba PM, Betuela I, Woodward RC, St.Pierre TG, Mueller I, Davis TME. Comparison of three methods for detection of gametocytes in Melanesian children treated for uncomplicated malaria. Malar J 2014;13(319):1-8. Kaswa MK, Aloni M, Nkuku L, Bakoko B, Lebeke R, Nzita A, Muyembe JJ, de Jong BC, De Rijk P, Verhaegen J, Boelaert M, Ieven M, Van Deun A. A pseudo-outbreak of pre-xdr TB in Kinshasa: a collateral damage of false fluoroquinolone resistant detection by GenoType(R) MTBDRsl. J Clin Microbiol 2014;52(8): Kaswa MK, Bisuta S, Kabuya G, Lunguya O, Ndongosieme A, Muyembe JJ, Van Deun A, Boelaert M. Multi drug resistant tuberculosis in Mosango, a rural area in the Democratic Republic of Congo. PLoS ONE 2014;9(4):e Labuda LA, de Jong SE, Meurs L, Amoah AS, Mbow M, Ateba-Ngoa U, van der Ham AJ, Knulst AC, Yazdanbakhsh M, Adegnika AA. Differences in innate cytokine responses between European and African children. PLoS ONE 2014;9(4):e Lejon V, Mumba Ngoyi D, Kestens L, Boel L, Barbé B, Kande Betu V, van Griensven J, Bottieau E, Muyembe Tamfum JJ, Jacobs J, Büscher P. Gambiense human African trypanosomiasis and immunological memory: effect on phenotypic lymphocyte profiles and humoral immunity. PLoS Pathog 2014;10(3):e Li X, Xue Y, Zhou L, Lin Y, Yu X, Wang X, Zhen X, Zhang W, Ning Z, Yue Q, Fu J, Shen F, Gai J, Xu Y, Mao J, Gao X, Shen X, Kang L, Vanham G, Cheng H, Wang Y, Zhuang M, Zhuang X, Pan Q, Zhong P. Evidence that HIV-1 CRF01_AE is associated with low CD4+T cell count and CXCR4 co-receptor usage in recently infected young men who have sex with men (MSM) in Shanghai, China. PLoS ONE 2014;9(2):e Lorent N, Choun K, Thai S, Rigouts L, Lynen L. Active tuberculosis screening of close contacts among the urban poor: a Cambodian experience [letter]. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(10): Lorent N, Choun K, Thai S, Kim T, Huy S, Pe R, van Griensven J, Buyze J, Colebunders R, Rigouts L, Lynen L. Community-based active tuberculosis case finding in poor urban settlements of Phnom Penh, Cambodia: a feasible and effective strategy. PLoS ONE 2014;9(3):e Pag. 5 / 40

6 Malgorzata P, Stefaniak J, Smuszkiewicz P, Van Esbroeck M, Geysen D, Clerinx J. Outcome of acute East African trypanosomiasis in a Polish traveller treated with pentamidine. BMC Infect Dis 2014;14(111):1-8. Manyando C, Njunju EM, Mwakazanga D, Chongwe G, Mkandawire R, Champo D, Mulenga M, De Crop M, Claeys Y, Ravinetto RM, Van Overmeir C, D'Alessandro U, Van geertruyden JP. Safety of daily cotrimoxazole in pregnancy in an area of changing malaria epidemiology: a phase 3b randomized controlled clinical trial. PLoS ONE 2014;9(5):e Mbow M, de Jong SE, Meurs L, Mboup S, Dieye TN, Polman K, Yazdanbakhsh M. Changes in immunological profile as a function of urbanization and life style. Immunology 2014;143(4): Meheretu Y, Sluydts V, Welegerima K, Bauer H, Teferi M, Yirga G, Mulungu L, Haile M, Nyssen J, Deckers J, Makundi R, Leirs H. Rodent abundance, stone bund density and its effects on crop damage in the Tigray highlands, Ethiopia. Crop Prot 2014;55:61-7. Merle CS, Fielding K, Sow OB, Gninafon M, Lo MB, Mthiyane T, Odhiambo J, Amukoye E, Bah B, Kassa F, N'Diaye A, Rustomjee R, de Jong BC, Horton J, Perronne C, Sismanidis C, Lapujade O, Olliaro PL, Lienhardt C. A four-month gatifloxacin-containing regimen for treating tuberculosis. N Engl J Med 2014;371(17): Meurs L, Mbow M, Boon N, Vereecken K, Amoah AS, Labuda LA, Dieye TN, Mboup S, Yazdanbakhsh M, Polman K. Cytokine responses to Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium in relation to infection in a co-endemic focus in northern Senegal. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(8):e3080. Montalvo AM, Fraga J, El Safi S, Gramiccia M, Jaffe CL, Dujardin JC, Van der Auwera G. Direct Leishmania species typing in Old World clinical samples: evaluation of 3 sensitive methods based on the heat-shock protein 70 gene. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2014;80(1):35-9. Moog C, Dereuddre-Bosquet N, Teillaud JL, Biedma ME, Holl V, Vanham G, Heyndrickx L, Van Dorsselaer A, Katinger D, Vcelar B, Zolla-Pazner S, Mangeot I, Kelly C, Shattock RJ, Le Grand R. Protective effect of vaginal application of neutralizing and nonneutralizing inhibitory antibodies against vaginal SHIV challenge in macaques. Mucosal Immunol 2014;7(1): Moti Y, Fikru R, Büscher P, Van Den Abbeele J, Duchateau L, Delespaux V. Detection of African animal trypanosomes: the haematocrit centrifugation technique compared to PCR with samples stored on filter paper or in DNA protecting buffer. Vet Parasitol 2014;203(3-4): Motloang MY, Masumu J, Mans BJ, Latif AA. Virulence of Trypanosoma congolense strains isolated from cattle and African buffaloes (Syncerus caffer) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2014;81(1):1-7. Mouri O, Morizot G, Van der Auwera G, Ravel C, Passet M, Chartrel N, Joly I, Thellier M, Jaureguiberry S, Caumes E, Mazier D, Marinach-Patrice C, Buffet P. Easy identification of leishmania species by mass spectrometry. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(6):e2841. Mukherjee S, Mukherjee B, Mukhopadhyay R, Naskar K, Sundar S, Dujardin JC, Roy S. Imipramine exploits histone deacetylase 11 to increase the IL-12/IL-10 ratio in macrophages infected with antimony- Pag. 6 / 40

7 resistant Leishmania donovani and clears organ parasites in experimental infection. J Immunol 2014;193(8): Muma J, Mwacalimba K, Munang'andu H, Matope G, Banche G, Jenkins A, Siamudaala V, Mweene A, Marcotty T. The contribution of veterinary medicine to public health and poverty reduction in developing countries. Vet Ital 2014;50(2): Muma JB, Gabriël S, Munyeme M, Munang'andu HM, Victor B, Dorny P, Nalubamba KS, Siamudaala V, Mwape KE. Taenia spp. infections in wildlife in the Bangweulu and Kafue flood plains ecosystems of Zambia. Vet Parasitol 2014;205(3-4): Mumba Ngoyi D, Ali Ekangu R, Mumvemba Kodi MF, Pyana PP, Balharbi F, Decq M, Kande Betu V, Van der Veken W, Sese C, Menten J, Büscher P, Lejon V. Performance of parasitological and molecular techniques for the diagnosis and surveillance of gambiense sleeping sickness. PLos Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(6):e2954. Nga VT, Pozio E, De NV, Praet N, Pezzotti P, Gabriël S, Claes M, Thuy NT, Dorny P. Anti-Trichinella IgG in ethnic minorities living in Trichinella-endemic areas in Northwest Vietnam: study of the predictive value of selected clinical signs and symptoms for the diagnosis of trichinellosis. Acta Trop 2014;139:93-8. Noulin F, Manesia JK, Rosanas-Urgell A, Erhart A, Borlon C, Van Den Abbeele J, D'Alessandro U, Verfaillie CM. Hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell sources to generate reticulocytes for Plasmodium vivax culture. PLoS ONE 2014;9(11):e Ntantiso L, de Beer C, Marcotty T, Latif AA. Bovine trypanosomosis prevalence at the edge of HluhluweiMfolozi Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2014;81(1):1-8. Nundu Sabiti S, Aloni MN, Linsuke SW, Ekila MB, Situakibanza HT, Polman K, Lutumba PT. Prévalence des géohelminthiases chez les enfants à Kinshasa. Arch Pédiatr 2014;21(6): Nunn AJ, Rusen I, Van Deun A, Torrea G, Phillips PP, Chiang CY, Squire SB, Madan J, Meredith SK. Evaluation of a standardized treatment regimen of anti-tuberculosis drugs for patients with multi-drugresistant tuberculosis (STREAM): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2014;15(353):1-10. Nunn AJ, Cook SV, Burgos M, Rigouts L, Yorke-Edwards V, Anyo G, Kim SJ, Enarson DA, Jindani A, Lienhardt C. Results at 30 months of a randomised trial of FDCs and separate drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(10): Nühs A, Schäfer C, Zander D, Trübe L, Nevado PT, Schmidt S, Arevalo J, Adaui V, Maes L, Dujardin JC, Clos J. A novel marker, ARM58, confers antimony resistance to Leishmania spp. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist 2014;4(1): Okello A, Ash A, Keokhamplet C, Hobbs E, Khamlome B, Dorny P, Thomas L, Allen J. Investigating a hyper-endemic focus of Taenia solium in northern Lao PDR. Parasit Vectors 2014;7(134):1-4. Ostyn B, Hasker E, Dorlo TP, Rijal S, Sundar S, Dujardin JC, Boelaert M. Failure of miltefosine treatment for visceral Leishmaniasis in children and men in South-East Asia. PLoS ONE 2014;9(6):e Pag. 7 / 40

8 Otto TD, Böhme U, Jackson AP, Hunt M, Franke-Fayard B, Hoeijmakers WA, Religa AA, Robertson L, Sanders M, Ogun SA, Cunningham D, Erhart A, Billker O, Khan SM, Stunnenberg HG, Langhorne J, Holder AA, Waters AP, Newbold CI, Pain A, Berriman M, Janse CJ. A comprehensive evaluation of rodent malaria parasite genomes and gene expression. BMC Biol 2014;12(86):1-18. Peeters Grietens K, Ribera JM, Erhart A, Hoibak S, Ravinetto RM, Gryseels C, Dierickx S, O'Neill S, Muela SH, D'Alessandro U. Doctors and vampires in Sub-Saharan Africa: ethical challenges in clinical trial research. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014;91(2): Piubello A, Harouna SH, Souleymane MB, Boukary I, Morou S, Daouda M, Hanki Y, Van Deun A. High cure rate with standardised short-course multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Niger: no relapses. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(10): Pyana Pati P, van Reet N, Mumba Ngoyi D, Lukusa IN, Bin Shamamba SK, Büscher P. Melarsoprol sensitivity profile of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense isolates from cured and relapsed sleeping sickness patients from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(10):e3212. Requena P, Campo JJ, Umbers AJ, Ome M, Wangnapi R, Barrios D, Robinson LJ, Samol P, Rosanas-Urgell A, Ubillos I, Mayor A, Lopez M, de Lazzari E, Arevalo-Herrera M, Fernandez-Becerra C, Del Portillo H, Chitnis CE, Siba PM, Bardaji A, Mueller I, Rogerson S, Menendez C, Dobano C. Pregnancy and malaria exposure are associated with changes in the B cell pool and in plasma eotaxin levels. J Immunol 2014;193(6): Rogers MB, Downing T, Smith BA, Imamura H, Sanders M, Svobodova M, Volf P, Berriman M, Cotton JA, Smith DF. Genomic confirmation of hybridisation and recent inbreeding in a vector-isolated Leishmania population. PLoS Genet 2014;10(1):e Rogé S, Baelmans R, Claes F, Lejon V, Guisez Y, Jacquet D, Büscher P. Development of a latex agglutination test with recombinant variant surface glycoprotein for serodiagnosis of surra. Vet Parasitol 2014;205(3-4): Rogé S, Van Nieuwenhove L, Meul M, Heykers A, Brouwer de Koning A, Bebronne N, Guisez Y, Büscher P. Recombinant antigens expressed in Pichia pastoris for the diagnosis of sleeping sickness caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(7):e3006. Ron-Román J, Ron-Garrido L, Abatih E, Celi-Erazo M, Vizcaíno-Ordóñez L, Calva-Pacheco J, González- Andrade P, Berkvens D. Human brucellosis in Northwest Ecuador: typifying of Brucella spp., seroprevalence, and associated risk factors. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2014;14(2): Sanogo M, Abatih E, Saegerman C. Bayesian versus frequentist methods for estimating true prevalence of disease and diagnostic test performance. Vet J 2014;202(2): Sanz CM, Deblauwe I, Tagg N, Morgan DB. Insect prey characteristics affecting regional variation in chimpanzee tool use. J Hum Evol 2014;70: Schmidt H, Elster J, Eckert I, Wiefek J, Paulus W, von Steinbuechel N, Abatih EN, Blocher J. Cognitive functions after spinal tap in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus. J Neurol 2014;261(12): Pag. 8 / 40

9 Sedda L, Mweempwa C, Ducheyne E, De Pus C, Hendrickx G, Rogers DJ. A Bayesian geostatistical Moran Curve model for estimating net changes of tsetse populations in Zambia. PLoS ONE 2014;9(4):e Simons SO, Van der Laan T, Mulder A, van Ingen J, Rigouts L, Dekhuijzen PN, Boeree MJ, van Soolingen D. Rapid diagnosis of pyrazinamide-resistant MDR-TB using a molecular-based diagnostic algorithm. Clin Microbiol Infect 2014;20(10): Sluydts V, Heng S, Coosemans M, Van Roey K, Gryseels C, Canier L, Kim S, Khim N, Siv S, Mean V, Uk S, Peeters Grietens K, Tho S, Menard D, Durnez L. Spatial clustering and risk factors of malaria infections in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia. Malar J 2014;13(387):1-12. Stanisic DI, Cutts J, Eriksson E, Fowkes FJ, Rosanas-Urgell A, Siba P, Laman M, Davis TM, Manning L, Mueller I, Schofield L. gammadelta T cells and CD14+ monocytes are predominant cellular sources of cytokines and chemokines associated with severe malaria. J Infect Dis 2014;210(2): Stauch A, Duerr HP, Picado A, Ostyn B, Sundar S, Rijal S, Boelaert M, Dujardin JC, Eichner M. Modelbased investigations of different vector-related intervention strategies to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis on the Indian subcontinent. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(4):e2810. Stijlemans B, Leng L, Brys L, Sparkes A, Vansintjan L, Caljon G, Raes G, Van Den Abbeele J, Van Ginderachter JA, Beschin A, Bucala R, De Baetselier P. MIF contributes to Trypanosoma brucei associated immunopathogenicity development. PLoS Pathog 2014;10(9):e Thi NV, Nguyen VD, Praet N, Claes L, Gabriël S, Huyen NT, Dorny P. Trichinella infection in wild boars and synanthropic rats in northwest Vietnam. Vet Parasitol 2014;200(1-2): Thiry D, Mauroy A, Saegerman C, Thomas I, Wautier M, Miry C, Czaplicki G, Berkvens D, Praet N, van der Poel W, Cariolet R, Brochier B, Thiry E. Estimation of hepatitis E virus (HEV) pig seroprevalence using ELISA and Western blot and comparison between human and pig HEV sequences in Belgium. Vet Microbiol 2014;172(3-4): Thriemer K, Van Hong N, Rosanas-Urgell A, Phuc BQ, Ha DM, Pockele E, Guetens P, Van Van N, Duong TT, Amambua NA, D'Alessandro U, Erhart A. Delayed parasite clearance after treatment with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients in Central Vietnam. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014;58(12): Tientcheu LD, Sutherland JS, de Jong BC, Kampmann B, Jafali J, Adetifa IM, Antonio M, Dockrell HM, Ota MO. Differences in T-cell responses between Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium africanum-infected patients. Eur J Immunol 2014;44(5): Tran HT, Van den Bergh R, Vu TN, Laukens K, Worodria W, Massinga Loembe M, Colebunders R, Kestens L, De Baetselier P, Raes G. The role of monocytes in the development of tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome. Immunobiology 2014;219(1): Tran T, Napier G, Rowan T, Cordel C, Labuschagne M, Delespaux V, van Reet N, Erasmus H, Joubert A, Büscher P. Development and evaluation of an ITS1 "touchdown" PCR for assessment of drug efficacy against animal African trypanosomosis. Vet Parasitol 2014;202(1-2): Pag. 9 / 40

10 Tromme I, Devleesschauwer B, Beutels P, Richez P, Praet N, Sacre L, Marot L, Van Eeckhout P, Theate I, Baurain JF, Lambert J, Legrand C, Thomas L, Speybroeck N. Selective use of sequential digital dermoscopy imaging allows a cost reduction in the melanoma detection process: a Belgian study of patients with a single or a small number of atypical nevi. PLoS ONE 2014;9(10):e Turner JD, Bourke CD, Meurs L, Mbow M, Dieye TN, Mboup S, Polman K, Mountford AP. Circulating CD14brightCD16+ 'intermediate' monocytes exhibit enhanced parasite pattern recognition in human helminth infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(4):e2817. Uchtenhagen H, Schiffner T, Bowles E, Heyndrickx L, LaBranche C, Applequist SE, Jansson M, de Silva T, Back JW, Achour A, Scarlatti G, Fomsgaard A, Montefiori D, Stewart-Jones G, Spetz AL. Boosting of HIV-1 neutralizing antibody responses by a distally related retroviral envelope protein. J Immunol 2014;192(12): Van Boxstael S, Devlieghere F, Berkvens D, Vermeulen A, Uyttendaele M. Understanding and attitude regarding the shelf life labels and dates on pre-packed food products by Belgian consumers. Food Control 2014;37: Van Damme I, Vanantwerpen G, Berkvens D, De Zutter L. Relation between serology of meat juice and bacteriology of tonsils and feces for the detection of enteropathogenic Yersinia spp. in pigs at slaughter. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2014;11(8): van den Bogaart E, Schoone GJ, England P, Faber D, Orrling KM, Dujardin JC, Sundar S, Schallig HD, Adams ER. Simple colorimetric trypanothione reductase-based assay for high-throughput drug screening against Leishmania intracellular amastigotes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014;58(1): Van den Broeck F, Meurs L, Raeymaekers JA, Boon N, Dieye TN, Volckaert FA, Polman K, Huyse T. Inbreeding within human Schistosoma mansoni: do host-specific factors shape the genetic composition of parasite populations? Heredity (Edinb.) 2014;113(1): Van der Auwera G, Ravel C, Verweij JJ, Bart A, Schönian G, Felger I. Evaluation of four single-locus markers for Leishmania species discrimination by sequencing. J Clin Microbiol 2014;52(4): van der Werff SD, Vereecken K, van der Laan K, Campos Ponce M, Junco Diaz R, Núñez FA, Rojas Rivero L, Bonet Gorbea M, Polman K. Impact of periodic selective mebendazole treatment on soil-transmitted helminth infections in Cuban schoolchildren. Trop Med Int Health 2014;19(6): Van Deun A, Aung KJM, Khan MH, de Jong BC, Gumusboga M, Hossain MA. An operational study comparing microscopes and staining variations for tuberculosis LED FM. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(8): Van Hong N, Amambua-Ngwa A, Tuan NG, Cuong DD, Giang NTH, Van Dung N, Tinh TT, Tien NV, Phuc BQ, Duong TT, Rosanas-Urgell A, D'Alessandro U, Van geertruyden JP, Erhart A. Severe malaria not responsive to artemisinin derivatives in man returning from Angola to Vietnam. Emerg Infect Dis 2014;20(7): Pag. 10 / 40

11 Van Horn KS, Zhu X, Pandharkar T, Yang S, Vesely B, Vanaerschot M, Dujardin JC, Rijal S, Kyle DE, Wang MZ, Werbovetz KA, Manetsch R. Antileishmanial activity of a series of N2,N4-disubstituted quinazoline- 2,4-diamines. J Med Chem 2014;57(12): Van Raemdonck G, Zegels G, Coen E, Vuylsteke B, Jennes W, Van Ostade X. Increased serpin A5 levels in the cervicovaginal fluid of HIV-1 exposed seronegatives suggest that a subtle balance between serine proteases and their inhibitors may determine susceptibility to HIV-1 infection. Virology 2014; : van Reet N, Van De Vyver H, Pyana PP, Van der Linden AM, Büscher P. A panel of Trypanosoma brucei strains tagged with blue and red-shifted luciferases for bioluminescent imaging in murine infection models. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(8):e3054. Van Roey K, Sovannaroth S, Sochantha T, Touch MS, Pigeon O, Sluydts V, Durnez L, Coosemans M. A phase III trial to evaluate the efficacy, fabric integrity and community acceptance of Netprotect using a recommended long-lasting insecticidal net as positive control. Malar J 2014;13(256):1-11. Van Roey K, Sokny M, Denis L, Van den Broeck N, Heng S, Siv S, Sluydts V, Sochantha T, Coosemans M, Durnez L. Field evaluation of picaridin repellents reveals differences in repellent sensitivity between Southeast Asian vectors of malaria and arboviruses. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(12):e3326. Vanaerschot M, Huijben S, Van den Broeck F, Dujardin JC. Drug resistance in vectorborne parasites: multiple actors and scenarios for an evolutionary arms race. FEMS Microbiol Rev 2014;38(1): Vanaerschot M, Dumetz F, Roy S, Ponte-Sucre A, Arevalo J, Dujardin JC. Treatment failure in leishmaniasis: drug-resistance or another (epi-) phenotype? Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2014;12(8): Vandelannoote K, Jordaens K, Bomans P, Leirs H, Durnez L, Affolabi D, Sopoh G, Aguiar J, Phanzu DM, Kibadi K, Eyangoh S, Manou LB, Phillips RO, Adjei O, Ablordey A, Rigouts L, Portaels F, Eddyani M, de Jong BC. Insertion sequence element single nucleotide polymorphism typing provides insights into the population structure and evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans across Africa. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014;80(3): Vanham G, Buvé A, Florence E, Seguin-Devaux C, Saez-Cirion A. What is the significance of posttreatment control of HIV infection vis a vis functional cure? AIDS 2014;28(4): Venkatraj M, Ariën KK, Heeres J, Joossens J, Dirié B, Lyssens S, Michiels J, Cos P, Lewi PJ, Vanham G, Maes L, Van der Veken P, Augustyns K. From human immunodeficiency virus non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors to potent and selective antitrypanosomal compounds. Bioorg Med Chem 2014;22(19): Vercammen F, Stas L, Bauwens L, De Deken R, Brandt J. Long-term assessment of glucosuria in captive okapi (Okapia johnstoni) after a dietary change. J Zoo Wildl Med 2014;45(3): Verhelst D, De Craeye S, Entrican G, Dorny P, Cox E. Parasite distribution and associated immune response during the acute phase of Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep. BMC Vet Res 2014;10(293):1-12. Pag. 11 / 40

12 Verhelst D, De Craeye S, Vanrobaeys M, Czaplicki G, Dorny P, Cox E. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in domestic sheep in Belgium. Vet Parasitol 2014;205(1-2): Yewhalaw D, Hamels S, Getachew Y, Torgerson PR, Anagnostou M, Legesse W, Kloos H, Duchateau L, Speybroeck N. Water resource developments in Ethiopia: potential benefits and negative impacts on the environment, vector-borne diseases, and food security. Environ Rev 2014;22(4): OTHER PUBLICATIONS Barletta F, Zamudio C, Rigouts L, Seas C. Resistencia a drogas de segunda línea en cepas peruanas de Mycobacterium tuberculosis multidrogorresistentes. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Pública 2014;31(4): Büscher P. Diagnosis of African trypanosomiasis. In: Magez S, Radwanska M, editors. Trypanosomes and trypanosomiasis. Springer: Vienna; 2014: Büscher P, Mertens P, Leclipteux T, Gilleman Q, Jacquet D, Mumba-Ngoyi D, Pyana PP, Boelaert M, Lejon V. Sensitivity and specificity of HAT Sero-K-SeT, a rapid diagnostic test for serodiagnosis of sleeping sickness caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense: a case-control study. Lancet Glob Health 2014;2(6):e359-e363. Caljon G, De Vooght L, Van Den Abbeele J. The biology of tsetse-trypanosome interactions. In: Magez S, Radwanska M, editors. Trypanosomes and trypanosomiasis. Springer: Vienna; 2014: Demeulemeester J, Deblauwe I, De Witte J, Jansen F, Hendy A, Madder M. First interception of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus in Lucky bamboo shipments in Belgium. J European Mosq Control Assoc 2014;32:14-6. Elisa M, Gwakisa P, Sibeko K, Oosthuizen M, Geysen D. Molecular characterization of Theileria parva field strains derived from cattle and buffalo sympatric populations of northern Tanzania. Am J Res Comm 2014;2(7): Geysen D. Theileriosis (chapter ). Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines for terrestrial animals [online]. Paris: OIE; 2014:1-23. Goovaerts O. LPS-binding protein and IL-6 mark paradoxical tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV patients. Hycult Scope 2014;3. Jennes W, Kestens L. Natural killer cells and their role in preventing HIV-1 transmission. In: Hope TJ, Stevenson M, Richman D, editors. Encyclopedia of AIDS. New York: Springer; 2014:1-10. Kibadi K, Tiendrebeogo A, Ekoue Kinvi B, De Jong B, Boelaert F, Portaels F. Ulcère de Buruli dans les zones de santé en République démocratique du Congo, de 1950 à 2013: revue documentaire et nouvelle carte de distribution. Méd Santé Trop 2014;24(4): Langille MG, Meehan CJ, Koenig JE, Dhanani AS, Rose RA, Howlett SE, Beiko RG. Microbial shifts in the aging mouse gut. Microbiome 2014;2(50):1-12. Pag. 12 / 40

13 Lizundia R, Picado A, Cordero M, Calderon A, Deborggraeve S, Montenegro VM, Urbina A. Molecular and serological rapid tests as markers of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in dogs in Costa Rica. Trop Parasitol 2014;4(2): Mohan VR, Jayaraman T, Babu P, Dorny P, Vercruysse J, Rajshekhar V. Prevalence and risk factors for Taenia solium taeniasis in Kaniyambadi block, Tamil Nadu, South India [letter]. Indian J Public Health 2014;58(3): Montalvo AM, Fraga J, Rodríguez O, Blanco O, Llanos-Cuentas A, García AL, Valencia BM, Muskus C, Van der Auwera G, Requena JM. Detección de Leishmania spp. en base al gen que codifica la proteína hsp20. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Pública 2014;31(4): Mwape KE, Gabriël S. The parasitological, immunological, and molecular diagnosis of human taeniasis with special emphasis on Taenia solium taeniasis. Curr Trop Med Rep 2014;1(4): Ngoa UA, Zinsou JF, Kassa RF, Feugap EN, Honkpehedji J, Massinga-Loembe M, Moundounga HK, Mouima AM, Mbenkep LH, Wammes LJ, Mbow M, Kruize Y, Mombo-Ngoma G, Hounkpatin ALB, Agobe JCD, Saadou I, Lell B, Smits H, Kremsner PG, Yazdanbakhsh M, Adegnika AA. Assessment of the effect of Schistosoma haematobium co infection on malaria parasites and immune responses in rural populations in Gabon: study protocol. SpringerPlus 2014;3(388):1-11. Portaels F, Eddyani M, Lavender C, Phillips R, Bretzel G, Beissner M, Affolabi D. Diagnostic de l'ulcère de Buruli au laboratoire; manuel destiné au personnel de santé. Genève: Organisation Mondial de Santé, 2014: 105 pp. Portaels F, Eddyani M, Lavender C, Phillips R, Bretzel G, Beissner M, Affolabi D. Laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer; a manual for health-care providers. Genève: World Health Organization, 2014: 105 pp. Portaels F, Walsh DS, De Jong B, Meyers WM. Similitudes et différences entre la lèpre et l'ulcère de Buruli. Bull ALLF 2014;29:52-6. Pag. 13 / 40

14 DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SCIENCES PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS WITH IMPACT FACTOR Abdissa K, Tadesse M, Bezabih M, Bekele A, Apers L, Rigouts L, Abebe G. Bacteriological methods as add on tests to fine-needle aspiration cytology in diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis: can they reduce the diagnostic dilemma? BMC Infect Dis 2014;14(720):1-6. Afolabi MO, Bojang K, D'Alessandro U, Ota MOC, Imoukhuede EB, Ravinetto R, Larson HJ, McGrath N, Chandramohan D. Digitised audio questionnaire for assessment of informed consent comprehension in a low-literacy African research population: development and psychometric evaluation. BMJ Open 2014;4(6):e Assefa Y, Alebachew A, Lera M, Lynen L, Wouters E, Van Damme W. Scaling up antiretroviral treatment and improving patient retention in care: lessons from Ethiopia, Global Health 2014;10(43):1-10. Bisoffi Z, Gobbi F, Van den Ende J. Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria [editorial]. BMJ 2014;348:g3846. Blum J, Buffet P, Visser L, Harms G, Bailey MS, Caumes E, Clerinx J, van Thiel PPAM, Morizot G, Hatz C, Dorlo TPC, Lockwood DNJ. LeishMan recommendations for treatment of cutaneous and mucosal leishmaniasis in travelers, J Travel Med 2014;21(2): Boarbi S, Mori M, Rousset E, Sidi-Boumedine K, Van Esbroeck M, Fretin D. Prevalence and molecular typing of Coxiella burnetii in bulk tank milk in Belgian dairy goats, Vet Microbiol 2014;170(1-2): Boelaert M, Verdonck K, Menten J, Sunyoto T, van Griensven J, Chappuis F, Rijal S. Rapid tests for the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in patients with suspected disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014;(6):CD Bottieau E. Tropical parasitic diseases and immunosuppression. Clin Microbiol Infect 2014;20(4):277. Buonfrate D, Gobbi F, Angheben A, Marocco S, Farina C, Van den Ende J, Bisoffi Z. Autochthonous cases of Mycetoma in Europe: report of two cases and review of literature. PLoS ONE 2014;9(6):e Buregyeya E, Criel B, Nuwaha F, Colebunders R. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in Wakiso and Mukono districts, Uganda. BMC Public Health 2014;14(586):1-10. Burza S, Mahajan R, Sinha PK, van Griensven J, Pandey K, Lima MA, Sanz MG, Sunyoto T, Kumar S, Mitra G, Kumar R, Verma N, Das P. Visceral leishmaniasis and HIV co-infection in Bihar, India: long-term effectiveness and treatment outcomes with liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome). PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(8):e3053. Bustamante B, Martins MA, Bonfietti LX, Szeszs MW, Jacobs J, Garcia C, Melhem MSC. Species distribution and antifungal susceptibility profile of Candida isolates from bloodstream infections in Lima, Peru. J Med Microbiol 2014;63(6): Pag. 14 / 40

15 Buvé A, Jespers V, Crucitti T, Fichorova RN. The vaginal microbiota and susceptibility to HIV. AIDS 2014;28(16): Clement J, Van Esbroeck M, Lagrou K, Verschueren J, Sunil-Chandra NP, Van Ranst M. Leptospirosis versus hantavirus infections in the Netherlands and in Belgium, 2000 to 2014 [letter]. Euro Surveill 2014;19(38):pii= Cnops L, Domingo C, Van den Bossche D, Vekens E, Brigou E, Van Esbroeck M. First dengue co-infection in a Belgian traveler returning from Thailand, July J Clin Virol 2014;61(4): Cnops L, Franco L, Van Meensel B, Van den Ende J, Paz Sanchez-Seco M, Van Esbroeck M. Three cases of imported dengue virus infection from Madeira to Belgium, J Travel Med 2014;90(6): Colebunders R, Kenyon C, Rousseau R. Increase in numbers and proportions of review articles in tropical medicine, infectious diseases, and oncology. J Am Soc Inf Sci Technol 2014;21(1): Colebunders R, Hendy A, Nanyunja M, Wamala JF, van Oijen M. Nodding syndrome; a new hypothesis and new direction for research. Int J Infect Dis 2014;27:74-7. Cox JA, Lukande RL, Kalungi S, Van Marck E, Van de Vijver K, Kambugu A, Nelson AM, Manabe YC, Colebunders R. Needle autopsy to establish the cause of death in HIV-infected hospitalized adults in Uganda; a comparison to complete autopsy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014;67(2): Croughs M, Van Gompel A, Rameckers S, Van den Ende J. Serious altitude illness in travelers who visited a pre-travel clinic. J Travel Med 2014;21(6): Croughs M, Remmen R, Van den Ende J. The effect of pre-travel advice on sexual risk behavior abroad: a systematic review. J Travel Med 2014;21(1): Dahmane A, van Griensven J, Van Herp M, Van den Bergh R, Nzomukunda Y, Prior J, Alders P, Jambai A, Zachariah R. Constraints in the diagnosis and treatment of Lassa Fever and the effect on mortality in hospitalized children and women with obstetric conditions in a rural district hospital in Sierra Leone. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2014;108(3): Delamou A, Hammonds RM, Caluwaerts S, Utz B, Delvaux T. Ebola in Africa: beyond epidemics, reproductive health in crisis [letter]. Lancet 2014;384(9960):2105. Diro E, Lynen L, Mohammed R, Boelaert M, Hailu A, van Griensven J. High parasitological failure rate of visceral leishmaniasis to sodium stibogluconata among HIV co-infected adults in Ethiopia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(5):e2875. Diro E, Lynen L, Ritmeijer K, Boelaert M, Hailu A, van Griensven J. Visceral leishmaniasis and HIV coinfection in East Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(6):e2869. Ditekemena J, Luhata C, Bonane W, Kiumbu M, Tshefu A, Colebunders R, Koole O. Antiretroviral treatment program retention among HIV-infected children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. PLoS ONE 2014;9(12):e Pag. 15 / 40

16 Endris M, Takele Y, Woldeyohannes D, Tiruneh M, Mohammed R, Moges F, Lynen L, Jacobs J, van Griensven J, Diro E. Bacterial sepsis in patients with visceral leishmaniasis in northwest Ethiopia. BioMed Res Int 2014;2014(361058):1-7. Esposito DH, Stich A, Epelboin L, Malvy D, Han PV, Bottieau E, da Silva A, Zanger P, Slesak G, Van Genderen PJJ, Rosenthal BM, Cramer JP, Visser LG, Muñoz J, Drew CP, Goldsmith CS, Steiner F, Wagner N, Grobusch MP, Plier A, Tappe D, Sotir MJ, Brown C, Brunette GW, Fayer R, Von Sonnenburg F, Neumayr A, Kozarsky PE. Acute muscular sarcocystosis: an international investigation among ill travelers returning from Tioman Island, Malaysia, 2011 and Clin Infect Dis 2014;59(10): Garcia C, Lejon V, Horna G, Astocondor L, Vanhoof R, Bertrand S, Jacobs J. Intermediate susceptibility to ciprofloxacin among Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates in Lima, Peru. J Clin Microbiol 2014;52(3): Goovaerts O, Jennes W, Massinga-Loembe M, Ceulemans A, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L. Antigen-specific interferon-gamma responses and innate cytokine balance in TB-IRIS. PLoS ONE 2014;9(11):e Goyet S, Vlieghe E, Kumar V, Newell S, Moore CE, Bousfield R, Leang HC, Chuop S, Thong P, Rammaert B, Hem S, van Griensven J, Rachmat A, Fassier T, Lim K, Tarantola A. Etiologies and resistance profiles of bacterial community-acquired pneumonia in Cambodian and neighboring countries' health care settings: a systematic review (1995 to 2012). PLoS ONE 2014;9(3):e Goyet S, Vlieghe E, Lim K, van Griensven J, Borand L, Thong P, Rammaert B, Marcy O, Tarantola A. Fluoroquinolone resistance and Mycobacterium tuberculosis: CAP guidelines play an important role [letter]. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(5): Goyet S, Barennes H, Libourel T, van Griensven J, Frutos R, Tarantola A. Knowledge translation: a case study on pneumonia research and clinical guidelines in a low-income country. Implement Sci 2014;9(82):1-13. Grammen C, van den Mooter G, Appeltans B, Michiels J, Crucitti T, Ariën KK, Augustyns K, Augustijns P, Brouwers J. Development and characterization of a solid dispersion film for the vaginal application of the anti-hiv microbicide UAMC Int J Pharm 2014;475(1-2): Guédou FA, Van Damme L, Deese J, Crucitti T, Mirembe F, Solomon S, Becker M, Alary M. Intermediate vaginal flora and bacterial vaginosis are associated with the same factors: findings from an exploratory analysis among female sex workers in Africa and India. Sex Transm Infect 2014;90(2): Halleux D, Moerman F, Gavage P, Carpentier M, Van Esbroeck M, Craenen S, Firre E, Moonen M, Warling X, Masset C, Radermacher L. A nephrotic syndrome of tropical origin: case report and short review of the aetiology. Acta Clin Belg 2014;69(5): Herssens N, Beelaert G, Fransen K. Discriminatory capacity between HIV-1 and HIV-2 of the new rapid confirmation assay Geenius. J Virol Methods 2014;208:11-5. Heylen E, Likele BB, Zeller M, Stevens S, De Coster S, Conceicao-Neto N, Van Geet C, Jacobs J, Ngbonda D, Van Ranst M, Matthijnssens J. Rotavirus surveillance in Kisangani, the Democratic Republic of the Pag. 16 / 40

17 Congo, reveals a high number of unusual genotypes and gene segments of animal origin in nonvaccinated symptomatic children. PLoS ONE 2014;9(6):e Jacob ST, Crozier I, Schieffelin JS, Colebunders R. Priorities for Ebola virus disease response in west Africa [letter]. Lancet 2014;384(9957):1843. Jacobs J, Barbé B, Gillet P, Aidoo M, Serra-Casas E, Van Erps J, Daviaud J, Incardona S, Cunningham J, Visser T. Harmonization of malaria rapid diagnostic tests: best practices in labelling including instructions for use. Malar J 2014;13(305):1-10. Jespers V, Crucitti T, Menten J, Verhelst R, Mwaura M, Mandaliya K, Ndayisaba GF, Delany-Moretlwe S, Verstraelen H, Hardy L, Buvé A, van de Wijgert J. Prevalence and correlates of bacterial vaginosis in different sub-populations of women in sub-saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE 2014;9(10):e Jobanputra K, Parker LA, Azih C, Okello V, Maphalala G, Jouquet G, Kerschberger B, Mekeidje C, Cyr J, Mafikudze A, Han W, Lujan J, Teck R, Antierens A, van Griensven J, Reid T. Impact and programmatic implications of routine viral load monitoring in Swaziland. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014;67(1): Kenyon C, Osbak K. Certain attributes of the sexual ecosystem of high-risk MSM have resulted in an altered microbiome with an enhanced propensity to generate and transmit antibiotic resistance. Med Hypotheses 2014;83(2): Kenyon C, Buyze J, Colebunders R. Classification of incidence and prevalence of certain sexually transmitted infections by world regions. Int J Infect Dis 2014;18: Kenyon C, Colebunders R, Voeten H, Lurie M. Migration intensity had no effect on peak HIV prevalence: an ecological study. BMC Infect Dis 2014;14(350):1-14. Kenyon C, Buyze J. Should the threshold for a generalised HIV epidemic be 1% or 5%? [letter]. Int J STD AIDS 2014;25(12): Kenyon C, Lynen L, Florence E, Caluwaerts S, Vandenbruaene M, Apers L, Soentjens P, Van Esbroeck M, Bottieau E. Syphilis reinfections pose problems for syphilis diagnosis in Antwerp, Belgium to Euro Surveill 2014;19(45):pii= Kenyon CR, Vu L, Menten J, Maughan-Brown B. Male circumcision and sexual risk behaviors may contribute to considerable ethnic disparities in HIV prevalence in Kenya: an ecological analysis. PLoS ONE 2014;9(8):e Kenyon CR, Osbak K. Recent progress in understanding the epidemiology of bacterial vaginosis. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2014;26(6): Kenyon CR, Colebunders R. Strong association between the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and male point-concurrency. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2014;172:93-6. Kenyon CR, Osbak K, Chico RM. What underpins the decline in syphilis in Southern and Eastern Africa? An exploratory ecological analysis. Int J Infect Dis 2014;29C:e54-e61. Pag. 17 / 40

18 Koole O, Tsui S, Wabwire-Mangen F, Kwesigabo G, Menten J, Mulenga M, Auld A, Agolory S, Mukadi YD, Colebunders R, Bangsberg DR, Van Praag E, Torpey K, Williams S, Kaplan J, Zee A, Denison J. Retention and risk factors for attrition among adults in antiretroviral treatment programmes in Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Trop Med Int Health 2014;19(12): Lejon V, Mumba Ngoyi D, Kestens L, Boel L, Barbé B, Kande Betu V, van Griensven J, Bottieau E, Muyembe Tamfum JJ, Jacobs J, Büscher P. Gambiense human African trypanosomiasis and immunological memory: effect on phenotypic lymphocyte profiles and humoral immunity. PLoS Pathog 2014;10(3):e Ley B, Le Hello S, Lunguya O, Lejon V, Muyembe JJ, Weill FX, Jacobs J. Invasive Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium infections, Democratic Republic of Congo, Emerg Infect Dis 2014;20(4): Lorent N, Choun K, Thai S, Rigouts L, Lynen L. Active tuberculosis screening of close contacts among the urban poor: a Cambodian experience [letter]. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014;18(10): Lorent N, Choun K, Thai S, Kim T, Huy S, Pe R, van Griensven J, Buyze J, Colebunders R, Rigouts L, Lynen L. Community-based active tuberculosis case finding in poor urban settlements of Phnom Penh, Cambodia: a feasible and effective strategy. PLoS ONE 2014;9(3):e Maalim AM, Zachariah R, Khogali M, van Griensven J, Van den Bergh R, Tayler-Smith K, Kizito W, Baruani B, Osoble A, Abdirahman F, Ayada L, Mohamed AH. Supporting 'medicine at a distance' for delivery of hospital services in war-torn Somalia: how well are we doing? Int Health 2014;6(1):70-3. Maini R, Van den Bergh R, van Griensven J, Tayler-Smith K, Ousley J, Carter D, Mhatre S, Ho L, Zachariah R. Picking up the bill - improving health-care utilisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo through user fee subsidisation: a before and after study. BMC Health Serv Res 2014;14(504):1-11. Malgorzata P, Stefaniak J, Smuszkiewicz P, Van Esbroeck M, Geysen D, Clerinx J. Outcome of acute East African trypanosomiasis in a Polish traveller treated with pentamidine. BMC Infect Dis 2014;14(111):1-8. Maltha J, Guiraud I, Lompo P, Kaboré B, Gillet P, Van Geet C, Tinto H, Jacobs J. Accuracy of PfHRP2 versus Pf-pLDH antigen detection by malaria rapid diagnostic tests in hospitalized children in a seasonal hyperendemic malaria transmission area in Burkina Faso. Malar J 2014;13(20):1-10. Maltha J, Guiraud I, Kabore B, Lompo P, Ley B, Bottieau E, Van Geet C, Tinto H, Jacobs J. Frequency of severe malaria and invasive bacterial infections among children admitted to a rural hospital in Burkina Faso. PLoS ONE 2014;9(2):e Manyando C, Njunju EM, Mwakazanga D, Chongwe G, Mkandawire R, Champo D, Mulenga M, De Crop M, Claeys Y, Ravinetto RM, Van Overmeir C, D'Alessandro U, Van geertruyden JP. Safety of daily cotrimoxazole in pregnancy in an area of changing malaria epidemiology: a phase 3b randomized controlled clinical trial. PLoS ONE 2014;9(5):e Maughan-Brown B, Kenyon C, Lurie MN. Partner age differences and concurrency in South Africa: implications for HIV-infection risk among young women. AIDS Behav 2014;18(12): Pag. 18 / 40

19 Mbonye MK, Burnett SM, Colebunders R, Naikoba S, Van geertruyden JP, Weaver MR, Ronald A. Disease diagnosis in primary care in Uganda. BMC Fam Pract 2014;15(165):1-13. Mbonye MK, Burnett SM, Burua A, Colebunders R, Crozier I, Kinoti SN, Ronald A, Naikoba S, Rubashembusya T, Van geertruyden JP, Willis KS, Weaver MR. Effect of integrated capacity-building interventions on malaria case management by health professionals in Uganda: a mixed design study with pre/post and cluster randomized trial components. PLoS ONE 2014;9(1):e Mocroft A, Ryom L, Begovac J, Monforte AD, Vassilenko A, Gatell J, Florence E, Ormaasen V, Kirk O, Lundgren JD. Deteriorating renal function and clinical outcomes in HIV-positive persons. AIDS 2014;28(5): Mpanya A, Boelaert M, Baloji S, Matangila J, Lubanza S, Bottieau E, Chappuis F, Lutumba P, Hendrickx D. Diagnostic work-up of neurological syndromes in a rural African setting: knowledge, attitudes and practices of health care providers. PLoS ONE 2014;9(10):e Mumba Ngoyi D, Ali Ekangu R, Mumvemba Kodi MF, Pyana PP, Balharbi F, Decq M, Kande Betu V, Van der Veken W, Sese C, Menten J, Büscher P, Lejon V. Performance of parasitological and molecular techniques for the diagnosis and surveillance of gambiense sleeping sickness. PLos Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(6):e2954. Muyldermans A, Lagrou K, Patteet S, Van Esbroeck M, Van Ranst M, Saegeman V. Comparison of two automated immunoassays for the determination of Puumalavirus IgM and IgG. J Clin Virol 2014;60(2): Nabongo P, Verver S, Nangobi E, Mutunzi R, Wajja A, Mayanja-Kizza H, Kadobera D, Galiwango E, Colebunders R, Musoke P. Two year mortality and associated factors in a cohort of children from rural Uganda. BMC Public Health 2014;14(314):1-9. Nakiwogga-Muwanga A, Katabira E, Kiragga A, Kambugu A, Nakibuuka-Lubwama E, Manabe YC, Alamo ST, Colebunders R. Factors before enrolment are associated with being removed from a pharmacy-only refill program at a large urban HIV/AIDS clinic, Uganda. Int J STD AIDS 2014;25(2): Nöstlinger C, Castro DR, Platteau T, Dias S, Le Gall J. HIV-related discrimination in European health care settings. AIDS Patient Care STDs 2014;28(3): Ogola GO, Ouma C, Jura WG, Muok EO, Colebunders R, Mwinzi PN. A non-synonymous polymorphism in IL-23R Gene (rs ) is associated with reduced risk to schistosomiasis-associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in a Kenyan population. BMC Infect Dis 2014;14(316):1-7. Peeters Grietens K, Ribera JM, Erhart A, Hoibak S, Ravinetto RM, Gryseels C, Dierickx S, O'Neill S, Muela SH, D'Alessandro U. Doctors and vampires in Sub-Saharan Africa: ethical challenges in clinical trial research. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014;91(2): Phoba MF, De Boeck H, Ifeka BB, Dawili J, Lunguya O, Vanhoof R, Muyembe JJ, Van Geet C, Bertrand S, Jacobs J. Epidemic increase in Salmonella bloodstream infection in children, Bwamanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2014;33(1): Pag. 19 / 40

20 Pingen M, Wensing AMJ, Fransen K, De Bel A, de Jong D, Hoepelman AIM, Magiorkinis E, Paraskevis D, Lunar MM, Poljak M, Nijhuis M, Boucher CAB. Persistence of frequently transmitted drug-resistant HIV-1 variants can be explained by high viral replication capacity. Retrovirology 2014;11(105):1-15. Salih NA, van Griensven J, Chappuis F, Antierens A, Mumina A, Hammam O, Boulle P, Alirol E, Alnour M, Elhag MS, Manzi M, Kizito W, Zachariah R. Liposomal amphotericin B for complicated visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in eastern Sudan: how effective is treatment for this neglected disease? Trop Med Int Health 2014;19(2): Shah S, Van den Bergh R, Van Bellinghen B, Severy N, Sadiq S, Afridi SA, Akhtar A, Maikere J, Van Overloop C, Saeed-Ur-Rehman, Khilji TB, Saleem-Ur-Rehman, van Griensven J, Schneider S, Bosman P, Guillergan EL, Dazzi F, Zachariah R. Offering mental health services in a conflict affected region of Pakistan: who comes, and why? PLoS ONE 2014;9(6):e Soentjens P, Clerinx J, Aerssens A, Cnops L, Van Esbroeck M, Bottieau E. Diagnosing acute schistosomiasis [letter]. Clin Infect Dis 2014;58(2): Soentjens P, Ruyffelaert M, Collée A, Haverals S, Van Gompel A, Bottieau E. Follow-up of treatment response in imported acute schistosomiasis [letter]. J Travel Med 2014;21(6): Soentjens P, Cnops L, Clerinx J, Van Esbroeck M, Bottieau E. Late seroconversion of acute schistosomiasis [letter]. J Travel Med 2014;21(3): Sreeramareddy CT, Rahman M, Kumar HH, Shah M, Hossain AM, Sayem MA, Moreira JM, Van den Ende J. Intuitive weights of harm for therapeutic decision making in smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis: an interview study of physicians in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2014;14(67):1-9. Stella-Talisuna A, Blike J, Colebunders R, Beutels P. Cost effectiveness of socio-economic support as part of HIV care for the poor in an urban community based antiretroviral program in Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014;67(2):e76-e83. Tadesse M, Abebe G, Abdissa K, Bekele A, Bezabih M, Apers L, Colebunders R, Rigouts L. Concentration of lymph node aspirate improves the sensitivity of acid fast smear microscopy for the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis in Jimma, southwest Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 2014;9(9):e Tebas P, Sension M, Arribas J, Duiculescu D, Florence E, Hung CC, Wilkin T, Vanveggel S, Stevens M, Deckx H. Analysis of lipid levels and changes in body fat distribution in treatment-naïve, HIV-1-infected adults treated with rilpivirine of efavirenz over 96 weeks in the ECHO and THRIVE trials. Clin Infect Dis 2014;59(3): Tran HT, Van den Bergh R, Vu TN, Laukens K, Worodria W, Massinga Loembe M, Colebunders R, Kestens L, De Baetselier P, Raes G. The role of monocytes in the development of tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome. Immunobiology 2014;219(1): Van Brusselen D, Vlieghe E, Schelstraete P, De Meulder F, Vandeputte C, Garmyn K, Laffut W, Van De Voorde P. Streptococcal pharyngitis in children: to treat or not to treat? Eur J Pediatr 2014;173(10): Pag. 20 / 40

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