Timeline

Yusuke Shimakawa
Permanent Researcher
01 Apr 2024
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Development and evaluation of a simple treatment eligibility score (HEPSANET) to decentralise hepatitis B care in Africa: a cross-sectional study.

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26 Jan 2024
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Simplified Criteria to Assess Long-Term Antiviral Treatment Indication in Chronic HBV-Infected Pregnant Women in Cambodia.

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01 Jan 2024
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Treat All versus targeted strategies to select HBV-infected people for antiviral therapy in The Gambia, west Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

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01 Sep 2023
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A global research priority agenda to advance public health responses to fatty liver disease.

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01 Sep 2023
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Poor disease knowledge among people living with hepatitis B in The Gambia and Tanzania.

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01 Sep 2023
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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in The Gambia, west Africa: a prospective cohort study.

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01 Jul 2023
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Impact and cost-effectiveness of hepatitis B virus prophylaxis in pregnancy: a dynamic simulation modelling study.

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01 Jul 2023
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Informing a target product profile for rapid tests to identify HBV-infected pregnant women with high viral loads: a discrete choice experiment with African healthcare workers

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21 Jun 2023
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Enjeux et difficultés de l’accès aux traitements pour la prise en charge de l’hépatite B chronique à Madagascar : étude qualitative auprès des soignants et personnes atteintes

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01 May 2023
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Risk of early horizontal transmission of hepatitis B virus in children of uninfected mothers in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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03 Apr 2023
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Hepatitis B in Africa Collaborative Network: cohort profile and analysis of baseline data.

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26 Jan 2023
team

Elimination of viral hepatitis

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20 Jan 2023
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Cost-effectiveness of different monitoring strategies in a screening and treatment programme for hepatitis B in The Gambia.

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03 Jan 2023
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Systematic review and individual-patient-data meta-analysis of non-invasive fibrosis markers for chronic hepatitis B in Africa.

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12 Nov 2022
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Mac-2 binding protein glycosylation isomer (M2BPGi) to evaluate liver fibrosis and cancer in HBV-infected patients in West Africa.

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01 Oct 2022
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HBV continuum of care using community- and hospital-based screening interventions in Senegal: Results from the PROLIFICA programme.

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08 Sep 2022
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Hepatitis B surface antigen prevalence and the rates of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus after the introduction of infant vaccination programs in South East Asia and Western Pacific regions: a systematic review.

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09 Aug 2022
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Prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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01 Aug 2022
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Meta-analysis: risk of hepatitis C virus infection associated with hospital-based invasive procedures.

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10 Jun 2022
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Rapid Point-of-Care Test for Hepatitis B Core-Related Antigen to Diagnose High Viral Load in Resource-Limited Settings.

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01 Apr 2022
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Screening for Hepatitis B in partners and children of women positive for surface antigen, Burkina Faso.

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25 Mar 2022
course

Viral Hepatitis MOOC

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17 Feb 2022
publication

Residual risk of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus infection despite timely birth-dose vaccination in Cameroon (ANRS 12303): a single-centre, longitudinal observational study.

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01 Jan 2022
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Prevalence of hepatitis B, C, and D virus infection in Haiti: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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17 Dec 2021
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Hepatitis B in Senegal: A Successful Infant Vaccination Program but Urgent Need to Scale Up Screening and Treatment (ANRS 12356 AmBASS survey).

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22 Nov 2021
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Improving disease knowledge is critical to eliminate hepatitis B.

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01 Oct 2021
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Including the voice of people living with viral hepatitis: lessons learned from Japan to accelerate progress towards global hepatitis elimination.

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05 Jul 2021
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Cost-effectiveness of adding a birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine in the Dafra district of the Hauts-Bassins Region in Burkina Faso (NéoVac Study).

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23 Jun 2021
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Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Occult Hepatitis B Infection in The Gambia, West Africa.

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14 Jun 2021
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Maternal Age at First Childbirth and Geographical Variation in Hepatitis B Virus Prevalence in Cameroon: Important Role of Mother-to-Child Transmission.

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01 Jun 2021
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Impact of Introducing Hepatitis B Birth Dose Vaccines into the Infant Immunization Program in Burkina Faso: Study Protocol for a Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial (NéoVac Study).

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18 May 2021
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The Costs of Introducing the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Vaccine into the National Immunization Programme in Senegal (NéoVac Study).

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01 May 2021
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Analytical validation of hepatitis B core‐related antigen (HBcrAg) using dried blood spots (DBS)

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07 Apr 2021
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Development and clinical validation of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay to diagnose high HBV DNA levels in resource-limited settings.

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01 Apr 2021
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Improving care of migrants is key for viral hepatitis elimination in Europe.

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22 Mar 2021
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Clinical utility of quantifying hepatitis B surface antigen in African patients with chronic hepatitis B.

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28 Feb 2021
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Epidemiological projections of viral-induced hepatocellular carcinoma in the perspective of WHO global hepatitis elimination.

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17 Dec 2020
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Assessment and Simplification of Treatment Eligibility Among Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Infection in Vietnam.

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01 Oct 2020
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Hepatitis B virus preS2Δ38-55 variants: A newly identified risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma.

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17 Sep 2020
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Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on viral hepatitis services in sub-Saharan Africa.

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25 Aug 2020
publication

Reply to: “Validation of the TREAT-B score for hepatitis B treatment eligibility in a large Asian cohort: TREAT-B improves with age”.

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14 Aug 2020
publication

Efficacy and safety of antiviral prophylaxis during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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14 Aug 2020
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Accuracy of HBeAg to identify pregnant women at risk of transmitting hepatitis B virus to their neonates: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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11 Jun 2020
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Coverage and Timeliness of Birth Dose Vaccination in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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19 May 2020
news

Invitation to Submit: Special Issue “Timely Administration of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Vaccine”

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29 Apr 2020
publication

Hepatitis B Core-Related Antigen to Indicate High Viral Load: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 10,397 Individual Participants.

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01 Mar 2020
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Limited Awareness of Hepatitis B but Widespread Recognition of Its Sequelae in Rural Senegal: A Qualitative Study.

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01 Mar 2020
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Hepatitis C virus infection in people who inject drugs in Africa.

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01 Jan 2020
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Time matters: Point of care screening and streamlined linkage to care dramatically improves hepatitis C treatment uptake in prisoners in England.

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28 Nov 2019
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In-field evaluation of Xpert® HCV viral load Fingerstick assay in people who inject drugs in Tanzania.

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07 Nov 2019
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Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B: What more needs to be done to eliminate it around the world?

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01 Oct 2019
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Performance of two simplified HBV treatment criteria (TREAT-B score and WHO guidelines) in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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17 May 2019
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Hepatitis B Core-related Antigen: An Alternative to Hepatitis B Virus DNA to Assess Treatment Eligibility in Africa.

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01 May 2019
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[Prevention of liver fibrosis and liver cancer linked to hepatitis B virus in Africa: the Prolifica study].

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11 Apr 2019
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Clinical utility of TREAT-B score in African and non-African HBV-infected patients living in Europe.

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05 Apr 2019
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Indication for treatment and severity of disease in treatment-naive patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

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03 Feb 2019
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High prevalence and poor linkage to care of transfusion-transmitted infections among blood donors in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

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01 Feb 2019
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Accelerating the elimination of viral hepatitis: a Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology Commission.

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22 Sep 2018
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Potential utility of the Genedrive point-of-care test for HCV RNA detection.

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03 Jul 2018
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The hepatitis C cascade of care in people who inject drugs in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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18 Jun 2018
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Development of a simple score based on HBeAg and ALT for selecting patients for HBV treatment in Africa.

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01 Jun 2018
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Letter: concordance of SVR4 and SVR12 following direct-acting anti-viral treatment in Egypt.

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01 Jun 2018
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Increased recurrence rates of hepatocellular carcinoma after DAA therapy in a hepatitis C-infected Egyptian cohort: A comparative analysis.

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31 May 2018
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Poor Sensitivity of Commercial Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Hepatitis B e Antigen in Senegal, West Africa.

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08 May 2018
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Risk of hepatitis B virus reactivation with direct-acting antivirals against hepatitis C virus: A cohort study from Egypt and meta-analysis of published data.

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03 Apr 2018
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Development and clinical validation of the Genedrive point-of-care test for qualitative detection of hepatitis C virus.

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07 Mar 2018
event

“Genome-wide association study on Viral hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma” with Prof. Yasuhito Tanaka – Infection & Epidemiology department

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07 Mar 2018
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Screening strategies to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B in sub-Saharan Africa.

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07 Mar 2018
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Role of hepatitis C virus core antigen assay in hepatitis C care in Africa.

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14 Sep 2017
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Clinical utility of HCV core antigen detection and quantification using serum samples and dried blood spots in people who inject drugs in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

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04 Aug 2017
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Prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection and infrastructure for its diagnosis in Madagascar: implication for the WHO’s elimination strategy.

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21 Jun 2017
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Improving communication about viral hepatitis in Africa.

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14 Jun 2017
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Hepatitis B testing and treatment in HIV patients in The Gambia-Compliance with international guidelines and clinical outcomes.

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01 Jun 2017
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Early age at diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in sub-Saharan Africa.

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01 Jan 2017
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Community-based screening and treatment for chronic hepatitis B in sub-Saharan Africa – Authors’ reply.

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24 Oct 2016
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Barriers to Linkage to Care for Hepatitis B Virus Infection: A Qualitative Analysis in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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15 Sep 2016
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Systematic review with meta-analysis: the risk of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus infection in sub-Saharan Africa.

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01 Aug 2016
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Cost-effectiveness of community-based screening and treatment for chronic hepatitis B in The Gambia: an economic modelling analysis.

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01 Aug 2016
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Acceptability and feasibility of a screen-and-treat programme for hepatitis B virus infection in The Gambia: the Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa (PROLIFICA) study.

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07 Jul 2016
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Diagnostic accuracy of the γ-glutamyl transpeptidase to platelet ratio to predict liver fibrosis in Egyptian patients with HCV genotype 4.

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16 May 2016
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Barriers to timely administration of birth dose vaccines in The Gambia, West Africa.

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26 Feb 2016
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Diagnostic accuracy of the gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase to platelet ratio (GPR) using transient elastography as a reference.

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26 Feb 2016
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Excess mortality rate associated with hepatitis C virus infection: A community-based cohort study in rural Egypt.

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29 Jan 2016
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Beach Soccer Injuries During the Japanese National Championships.

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01 Jan 2016
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Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B in sub-Saharan Africa.

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01 Dec 2015
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Hepatitis E virus infection and acute-on-chronic liver failure in West Africa: a case-control study from The Gambia.

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01 Oct 2015
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Birth order and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic carriers of hepatitis B virus: a case-control study in The Gambia.

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25 Sep 2015
project

NéoVac (Neonatal Vaccination against Hepatitis B in Africa)

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14 Sep 2015
project

ANRS 12332 HepNile: Evaluation of “Real Life” Efficacy and Safety of antiviral treatments including new Direct Antiviral Agents among patients treated for Chronic Hepatitis C at Egyptian National Treatment Centres

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16 Jul 2015
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Natural history of chronic HBV infection in West Africa: a longitudinal population-based study from The Gambia.

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24 Jun 2015
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The gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase to platelet ratio (GPR) predicts significant liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with chronic HBV infection in West Africa.

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11 May 2015
team

Epidemiology of Emerging Diseases

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01 Apr 2015
publication

Validation of rapid point-of-care (POC) tests for detection of hepatitis B surface antigen in field and laboratory settings in the Gambia, Western Africa.

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05 Sep 2014
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The prevalence and burden of symptoms in patients with chronic liver diseases in The Gambia, West Africa.

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25 Aug 2014
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Discovery and validation of urinary metabotypes for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in West Africans.

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01 Jun 2014
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Population-based interventions to reduce the public health burden related with hepatitis B virus infection in the gambia, west Africa.

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30 May 2014
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The association between maternal hepatitis B e antigen status, as a proxy for perinatal transmission, and the risk of hepatitis B e antigenaemia in Gambian children.

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01 Mar 2014
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Commentary: how long does one need to fast before a Fibroscan examination? Authors’ reply.

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01 Jan 2014
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Food intake increases liver stiffness measurements and hampers reliable values in patients with chronic hepatitis B and healthy controls: the PROLIFICA experience in The Gambia.

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19 Jul 2013
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Association of early age at establishment of chronic hepatitis B infection with persistent viral replication, liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review.

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01 Feb 2013
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Evaluation of data quality at the Gambia national cancer registry.

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22 Feb 2010
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Outbreak of chickenpox in a refugee camp of northern Thailand.

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