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Fouda, Genevieve G. A.; Kwiek, Jesse J. & Yotebieng, Marcel (2021). Safety of Breastfeeding by Mothers With COVID-19: New Evidence From Israel. Pediatrics, 147 (5). http://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-049772.
Yumo, Habakkuk A.; Ndenkeh, Jackson N.; Sieleunou, Isidore; Nsame, Denis N.; Kuwoh, Pius B. et al. (2021). Human immunodeficiency virus case detection and antiretroviral therapy enrollment among children below and above 18 months old: A comparative analysis from Cameroon. Medicine, 100 (17), S. e25510. http://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000025510.
Iyun, Victoria; Technau, Karl-Gunter; Vinikoor, Michael; Yotebieng, Marcel; Vreeman, Rachel et al. (2021). Variations in the characteristics and outcomes of children living with HIV following universal ART in sub-Saharan Africa (2006-17): a retrospective cohort study. The Lancet. HIV. http://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(21)00004-7.
Ross, Jonathan; Murenzi, Gad; Hill, Sarah; Remera, Eric; Ingabire, Charles et al. (2021). Reducing time to differentiated service delivery for newly diagnosed people living with HIV in Kigali, Rwanda: study protocol for a pilot, unblinded, randomised controlled study. BMJ Open, 11 (4), S. e047443. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047443.
McMahon, Devon E.; Semeere, Aggrey; Laker-Oketta, Miriam; Byakwaga, Helen; Mugglin, Catrina et al. (2021). Global disparities in skin cancer services at HIV treatment centers across 29 countries. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2021.02.758.
Brazier, Ellen; Tymejczyk, Olga; Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Egger, Matthias; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara et al. (2021). Effects of national adoption of Treat-All guidelines on pre-ART CD4 testing and viral load monitoring after ART initiation: A regression discontinuity analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, S. ciab222. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab222.
Chiarappa, Joseph A. & Hoover, Donald R. (2021). Comparative poisson clinical trials of multiple experimental treatments vs a single control using the negative multinomial distribution. Statistics in Medicine. http://doi.org/10.1002/sim.8914.
Adedimeji, Adebola; Ajeh, Rogers; Pierz, Amanda; Nkeng, Relindis; Ndenkeh, Jackson Jr et al. (2021). Challenges and opportunities associated with cervical cancer screening programs in a low income, high HIV prevalence context. BMC Women’s Health, 21 (1), S. 74. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-021-01211-w.
Mageras, Anna; Brazier, Ellen; Niyongabo, Théodore; Murenzi, Gad; D’Amour Sinayobye, Jean et al. (2021). Comparison of cohort characteristics in Central Africa International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS and Demographic Health Surveys: Rwanda and Burundi. International Journal of STD & AIDS, S. 956462420983783. http://doi.org/10.1177/0956462420983783.
Tsondai, Priscilla Ruvimbo; Davies, Mary-Ann; Singtoroj, Thida; Maxwell, Nicola; McGowan, Catherine C. et al. (2021). Improving Methods to Classify Perinatal versus Nonperinatal HIV Acquisition in Young Adolescents 10-14 Years of Age. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. http://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003059.
Agler, Robert A.; Zivich, Paul N.; Kawende, Bienvenu; Behets, Frieda & Yotebieng, Marcel (2021). Postpartum depressive symptoms following implementation of the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding program in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: A cohort study. PLOS Medicine, 18 (1), S. e1003465–e1003465. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003465.
Pierz, Amanda J.; Ajeh, Rogers; Fuhngwa, Norbert; Nasah, Judith; Dzudie, Anastase et al. (2021). Acceptability of Self-Sampling for Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women Living With HIV and HIV-Negative Women in Limbé, Cameroon. Frontiers in Reproductive Health, 2, S. 561202–561202. http://doi.org/10.3389/frph.2020.561202.
Ross, Jonathan; Ingabire, Charles; Umwiza, Francine; Gasana, Josephine; Munyaneza, Athanase et al. (2021). How early is too early? Challenges in ART initiation and engaging in HIV care under Treat All in Rwanda-A qualitative study. PloS One, 16 (5), S. e0251645. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251645.
Desmonde, Sophie; Neilan, Anne M.; Musick, Beverly; Patten, Gabriela; Chokephaibulkit, Kulkanya et al. (2020). Time-varying age- and CD4-stratified rates of mortality and WHO stage 3 and stage 4 events in children, adolescents and youth 0 to 24 years living with perinatally acquired HIV, before and after antiretroviral therapy initiation in the paediatric IeDEA Gl. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (10), S. e25617–e25617. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25617.
Reichmuth, Martina L.; Hömke, Rico; Zürcher, Kathrin; Sander, Peter; Avihingsanon, Anchalee et al. (2020). Natural Polymorphisms in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Conferring Resistance to Delamanid in Drug-Naive Patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64 (11). http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00513-20.
Rebeiro, Peter F.; Duda, Stephany N.; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara K.; Nash, Denis & Althoff, Keri N. (2020). Implications of COVID-19 for HIV Research: data sources, indicators and longitudinal analyses. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (10), S. e25627–e25627. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25627.
Parcesepe, Angela M.; Lancaster, Kathryn; Edelman, E. Jennifer; DeBoni, Raquel; Ross, Jeremy et al. (2020). Substance use service availability in HIV treatment programs: Data from the global IeDEA consortium, 2014-2015 and 2017. PLoS ONE, 15 (8 August), S. e0237772–e0237772. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237772.
Loiseau, Chloé; Brites, Daniela; Reinhard, Miriam; Zürcher, Kathrin; Borrell, Sonia et al. (2020). HIV coinfection is associated with low fitness rpoB variants in rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00782-20.
Adedimeji, Adebola; Ajeh, Rogers; Dzudie, Anastase; Kendowo, Ernestine; Fuhngwa, Norbert et al. (2020). Cervical human papillomavirus DNA detection in women living with HIV and HIV-uninfected women living in Limbe, Cameroon. Journal of Clinical Virology, 128. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104445.
Chan, Andrew T.; Drew, David A.; Nguyen, Long H.; Joshi, Amit D.; Ma, Wenjie et al. (2020). The COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: A Call to Action. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention : A Publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, Cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 29 (7), S. 1283–1289. http://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0606.
Ross, Jonathan; Ribakare, Muhayimpundu; Remera, Eric; Murenzi, Gad; Munyaneza, Athanase et al. (2020). High levels of viral load monitoring and viral suppression under Treat All in Rwanda – a cross‐sectional study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (6). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25543.
Jesson, Julie; Desmonde, Sophie; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T.; Patten, Gabriela; Malateste, Karen et al. (2020). Weight-for-age distributions among children with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) multiregional consortium. BMC Research Notes, 13 (1), S. 249–249. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05081-7.
Chammartin, Frédérique; Dao Ostinelli, Cam Ha; Anastos, Kathryn; Jaquet, Antoine; Brazier, Ellen et al. (2020). International epidemiology databases to evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) in sub-Saharan Africa, 2012-2019. BMJ Open, 10 (5). http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035246.
Patel, Kunjal; Smith, Colette; Collins, Intira Jeannie; Goodall, Ruth; Abrams, Elaine J. et al. (2020). Outcomes of second-line antiretroviral therapy among children living with HIV: a global cohort analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (4). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25477.
Yumo, Habakkuk A.; Ajeh, Rogers A.; Sieleunou, Isidore; Ndenkeh, Jackson N.; Jordan, Michael R. et al. (2020). Parental and child-level predictors of HIV testing uptake, seropositivity and treatment initiation among children and adolescents in Cameroon. PLoS ONE, 15 (4). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230988.
Humphrey, John M.; Mpofu, Philani; Pettit, April C.; Musick, Beverly; Carter, E. Jane et al. (2020). Mortality Among People With HIV Treated for Tuberculosis Based on Positive, Negative, or No Bacteriologic Test Results for Tuberculosis: The IeDEA Consortium. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 7 (1), S. ofaa006–ofaa006. http://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa006.
Edwards, Jessie K.; Lesko, Catherine R.; Herce, Michael E.; Murenzi, Gad; Twizere, Christella et al. (2020). Gone But Not Lost: Implications for Estimating HIV Care Outcomes When Loss to Clinic Is Not Loss to Care. Epidemiology, 31 (4), S. 570–577. http://doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000001201.
Castle, Philip E.; Ajeh, Rogers; Dzudie, Anastase; Kendowo, Ernestine; Fuhngwa, Norbert et al. (2020). A comparison of screening tests for detection of high-grade cervical abnormalities in women living with HIV from Cameroon. Infectious Agents and Cancer, 15, S. 45. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13027-020-00311-w.


Adedimeji, Adebola; Sinayobye, Jean d’Amour; Asiimwe-Kateera, Brenda; Chaudhry, Junaid; Buzinge, Lydia et al. (2019). Social contexts as mediator of risk behaviors in Rwandan men who have sex with men (MSM): Implications for HIV and STI transmission. PLOS ONE, 14 (1), S. e0211099–e0211099. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211099.
Yotebieng, Marcel; Brazier, Ellen; Addison, Diane; Kimmel, April D.; Cornell, Morna et al. (2019). Research priorities to inform “Treat All” policy implementation for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: a consensus statement from the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA). Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (1), S. e25218–e25218. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25218.
Gygli, Sebastian M.; Keller, Peter M.; Ballif, Marie; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Hömke, Rico et al. (2019). Whole-Genome Sequencing for Drug Resistance Profile Prediction in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63 (4). http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02175-18.
Ross, Jonathan; Sinayobye, Jean d’Amour; Yotebieng, Marcel; Hoover, Donald R.; Shi, Qiuhu et al. (2019). Early outcomes after implementation of treat all in Rwanda: an interrupted time series study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (4), S. e25279–e25279. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25279.
Cornejo Castro, Elena M.; Morrison, Brian J.; Marshall, Vickie A.; Labo, Nazzarena; Miley, Wendell J. et al. (2019). Relationship between human leukocyte antigen alleles and risk of Kaposi’s sarcoma in Cameroon. Genes and Immunity. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41435-019-0077-9.
Mpody, Christian; Thompson, Peyton; Tabala, Martine; Ravelomanana, Noro Lantoniaina Rosa; Malongo, Fathy et al. (2019). Hepatitis B infection among pregnant and post-partum women living with HIV and on antiretroviral therapy in Kinshasa, DR Congo: A cross-sectional study. PloS One, 14 (5), S. e0216293–e0216293. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216293.
Mpody, Christian; Reline, Travis; Ravelomanana, Noro Lantoniaina Rosa; Kawende, Bienvenu; Okitolonda, Emile W. et al. (2019). Breastfeeding Support Offered at Delivery is Associated with Higher Prevalence of Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Weeks Postpartum Among HIV Exposed Infants: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. Maternal and Child Health Journal. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-019-02760-1.
Brazier, Ellen; Maruri, Fernanda; Duda, Stephany N.; Tymejczyk, Olga; Wester, C. William et al. (2019). Implementation of “Treat-all” at adult HIV care and treatment sites in the Global IeDEA Consortium: results from the Site Assessment Survey. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (7), S. e25331–e25331. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25331.
Labo, Nazzarena; Marshall, Vickie; Miley, Wendell; Davis, Eliza; McCann, Brendan et al. (2019). Mutual detection of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and Epstein-Barr virus in blood and saliva of Cameroonians with and without Kaposi’s sarcoma. International Journal of Cancer, S. ijc.32546-ijc.32546. http://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.32546.
Muhoza, Benjamin; Remera, Eric; Shi, Qiuhu; Kabahizi, Jules; Brazier, Ellen et al. (2019). Secondary Data Use in Rwanda: Leveraging OpenMRS for Global HIV Research. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 264, S. 1732–1732. http://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI190620.
Ngamani, Lionel; Ajeh, Rogers; Mbuh, Akindeh; Dzudie, Anastase & Duda, Stephany N. (2019). Implementation of a REDCap-Based Research Data Collection System in Cameroon. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 264, S. 1708–1709. http://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI190608.
Yotebieng, Marcel; Mpody, Christian; Ravelomanana, Noro Lr; Tabala, Martine; Malongo, Fathy et al. (2019). HIV viral suppression among pregnant and breastfeeding women in routine care in the Kinshasa province: a baseline evaluation of participants in CQI-PMTCT study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (9), S. e25376–e25376. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25376.
Zürcher, Kathrin; Ballif, Marie; Kiertiburanakul, Sasisopin; Chenal, Henri; Yotebieng, Marcel et al. (2019). Diagnosis and clinical outcomes of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in antiretroviral therapy programmes in low- and middle-income countries: a multicohort study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (9), S. e25392–e25392. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25392.
Jesson, Julie; Schomaker, Michael; Malasteste, Karen; Wati, Dewi K.; Kariminia, Azar et al. (2019). Stunting and growth velocity of adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV: differential evolution for males and females. A multiregional analysis from the IeDEA global paediatric collaboration. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (11), S. e25412–e25412. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25412.
Tymejczyk, Olga; Brazier, Ellen; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara; Davies, Mary-Ann; DiLorenzo, Madeline et al. (2019). Impact of universal antiretroviral treatment eligibility on rapid treatment initiation among young adolescents with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. http://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiz547.
Brault, Marie A.; Spiegelman, Donna; Hargreaves, James; Nash, Denis & Vermund, Sten H. (2019). Treatment as Prevention: Concepts and Challenges for Reducing HIV Incidence. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999), 82 Suppl 2, S. S104–S112. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002168.
Johnson, Leigh F.; Anderegg, Nanina; Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Eaton, Jeffrey W.; Rebeiro, Peter F. et al. (2019). Global variations in mortality in adults after initiating antiretroviral treatment: an updated analysis of the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS cohort collaboration. AIDS (London, England), 33 Suppl 3, S. S283–S294. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002358.
Pettit, April C.; Jenkins, Cathy A.; Blevins Peratikos, Meridith; Yotebieng, Marcel; Diero, Lameck et al. (2019). Directly observed therapy and risk of unfavourable tuberculosis treatment outcomes among an international cohort of people living with HIV in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22 (12), S. e25423–e25423. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25423.
Stover, John; Glaubius, Robert; Mofenson, Lynne; Dugdale, Caitlin M.; Davies, Mary Ann et al. (2019). Updates to the Spectrum/AIM model for estimating key HIV indicators at national and subnational levels. AIDS, 33, S. S227–S234. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002357.


Desmonde, Sophie; Tanser, Franck; Vreeman, Rachel; Takassi, Elom; Edmonds, Andrew et al. (2018). Access to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children aged 0-19 years in the International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) Global Cohort Consortium, 2004-2015: A prospective cohort study. PLoS Medicine, 15 (5), S. e1002565–e1002565. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002565.
Arrivé, Elise; Ayaya, Samuel; Davies, Mary-Ann; Chimbetete, Cleophas; Edmonds, Andrew et al. (2018). Models of support for disclosure of HIV status to HIV-infected children and adolescents in resource-limited settings. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21 (7), S. e25157–e25157. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25157.
Yumo, Habakkuk Azinyui; Kuaban, Christopher; Ajeh, Rogers Awoh; Nji, Akindeh Mbuh; Nash, Denis et al. (2018). Active case finding: comparison of the acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of targeted versus blanket provider-initiated-testing and counseling of HIV among children and adolescents in Cameroon. BMC Pediatrics, 18 (1), S. 309–309. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1276-7.
Kiefer, E. M.; Hoover, D. R.; Shi, Q.; Dusingize, J. C.; Sinayobye, J. D. et al. (2018). Longitudinal evaluation of markers of inflammation in HIV-positive and HIV-negative Rwandan women. HIV Medicine, 19 (10), S. 734–744. http://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.12665.
Panayidou, Klea; Davies, Mary-Ann; Anderegg, Nanina; Egger, Matthias & IeDEA, COHERE, PHACS and IMPAACT 219C Collaborations Writing Group (2018). Global temporal changes in the proportion of children with advanced disease at the start of combination antiretroviral therapy in an era of changing criteria for treatment initiation. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21 (11), S. e25200–e25200. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25200.
Kariminia, Azar; Law, Matthew; Davies, Mary‐Ann; Vinikoor, Michael; Wools‐Kaloustian, Kara et al. (2018). Mortality and losses to follow‐up among adolescents living with HIV in the Ie DEA global cohort collaboration. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21 (12), S. e25215–e25215. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25215.
Zivich, Paul N.; Kawende, Bienvenu; Lapika, Bruno; Behets, Frieda & Yotebieng, Marcel (2018). Effect of Family Planning Counseling After Delivery on Contraceptive Use at 24 Weeks Postpartum in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Maternal and Child Health Journal. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2667-y.