Journal Articles

Pregnancy Outcomes after a Mass Vaccination Campaign with an Oral Cholera Vaccine in Guinea: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Lise Grout, Isabel Martinez-Pino, Iza Ciglenecki, Sakoba Keita, Alpha Amadou Diallo, Balla Traore, Daloka Delamou, Oumar Toure, Sarala Nicholas, Barbara Rusch, Nelly Staderini, Micaela Serafini, Rebecca F. Grais, Francisco J. Luquero
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 29 December 2015 | doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004274

The First Use of the Global Oral Cholera Vaccine Emergency Stockpile: Lessons from South Sudan
Abdinasir Abubakar, Andrew S. Azman, John Rumunu, Iza Ciglenecki, Trina Helderman, Haley West, Justin Lessler, David A. Sack, Stephen Martin, William Perea, Dominique Legros, Francisco J. Luquero
PLOS Medicine, 17 November 2015 | doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001901

Water Supply Interruptions and Suspected Cholera Incidence: A Time-Series Regression in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Aurélie Jeandron, Jaime Mufitini Saidi, Alois Kapama, Manu Burhole, Freddy Birembano, Thierry Vandevelde, Antonio Gasparrini, Ben Armstrong, Sandy Cairncross, Jeroen H. J. Ensink
PLOS Medicine, 27 October 2015 | doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001893

Satellite Based Assessment of Hydroclimatic Conditions Related to Cholera in Zimbabwe
Antarpreet Jutla, Haidar Aldaach, Hannah Billian, Ali Akanda, Anwar Huq, Rita Colwell
PLOS ONE, 29 September 2015 | doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137828

Climate and socioeconomic influences on interannual variability of cholera in Nigeria
Gregor C. Leckebusch, Auwal F. Abdussalam
Health & Place, Volume 34, July 2015, Pages 107–117

Epidemic waves of cholera in the last two decades in Mozambique
José Paulo Langa, Cynthia Sema, Nilsa De Deus, Mauro Maria Colombo, Elisa Taviani
The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, Volume 9, No 6, 24 July 2015

Updated Global Burden of Cholera in Endemic Countries
Mohammad Ali , Allyson R. Nelson, Anna Lena Lopez, David A. Sack
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4 June 2015 | doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003832

Using Mobile Phone Data to Predict the Spatial Spread of Cholera
Linus Bengtsson, Jean Gaudart, Xin Lu, Sandra Moore, Erik Wetter, Kankoe Sallah, Stanislas Rebaudet, Renaud Piarroux
Scientific Reports, 9 March 2015

Outbreaks of cholera in the time of Ebola: pre-emptive action needed
Andrew S Azman, Dominique Legros, Justin Lessler, Francisco J Luquero, Sean M Moore
The Lancet, Published Online: 19 February 2015

Descriptive characterization of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Nigeria
Mahmood Muazu Dalhat, Aisha Nasiru Isa, Patrick Nguku, Sani-Gwarzo Nasir,Katharina Urban, Mohammed Abdulaziz, Raymond Salanga Dankoli, Peter Nsubuga, Gabriele Poggensee
BMC Public Health, Volume 14, 16 November 2014

Interaction between climatic, environmental, and demographic factors on cholera outbreaks in Kenya
James D Stoltzfus, Jane Y Carter, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Martin Matu, Victoria Kimotho, Mark J Giganti, Daniel Langat and Omur Cinar Elci
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, Volume 3, 1 October 2014

Water sources as reservoirs of Vibrio cholerae O1 and non-O1 strains in Bepanda, Douala (Cameroon): relationship between isolation and physico-chemical factors
Jane-Francis Tatah Kihla Akoachere, Christelle Kwedjeu Pulcherie Mbuntcha
BMC Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Volume 14, 30 July 2014

Antimicrobial drugs for treating cholera
Ya'ara Leibovici-Weissman, Ami Neuberger, Roni Bitterman, David Sinclair, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Mical Paul
Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group
Cochrane Library, 19 June 2014

Un vaccin contre le choléra a démontré son efficacité lors d’une épidémie en Guinée
Jean-Yves Nau
Revue Médicale Suisse, n° 434, pages 1316-1317, 11 juin 2014

Embracing Oral Cholera Vaccine — The Shifting Response to Cholera
Jean William Pape, Vanessa Rouzier
New England Journal of Medicine 2014; 370:2067-2069 May 29, 2014 | doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1402837

Use of Vibrio cholerae Vaccine in an Outbreak in Guinea
Francisco J. Luquero, Lise Grout, Iza Ciglenecki, Keita Sakoba, Bala Traore, Melat Heile, Alpha Amadou Diallo, Christian Itama, Anne-Laure Page, Marie-Laure Quilici, Martin A. Mengel, Jose Maria Eiros, Micaela Serafini, Dominique Legros, Rebecca F. Grais
New England Journal of Medicine 2014; 370:2111-2120 May 29, 2014 | doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1312680

Genomic aspects of cholera and its relevance to cholera control
G.B. Nair
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Page 69, April, 2014

Introductory Remarks: The role of field actors to successfully address the fight against cholera
L. Hessel
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Page 69, April 2014

Cholera vaccination: How and when to use it
D. Sack
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Page 70, April 2014

Guidance for effective elimination of cholera epidemics in a sustainable manner in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other high risk countries
F. Haaser
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Page 70, April 2014

Planning for the elimination of cholera: An example of integrated national plan
D. Bompangue
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Page 71, April 2014

The initiative against diarrheal and enteric diseases in Africa and Asia: The role of field actors to successfully address the the fight against cholera
L. Hessel
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Page 112, April 2014

Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio choleraeO1 in Mozambique
J.P. Langa, E. Taviani, C. Sema, N. De Deus, M.M. Colombo
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Pages 241–242, April 2014

Spatial analysis of cholera outbreak in Egbeda local government area of Oyo State. Nigeria, June, 2013
A.O. Gbolahan, W.A. Abass, P. Adewuyi, O.B. Olawoyin
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 21, Supplement 1, April 2014, Page 254

Prevalence of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor variant in a cholera-endemic zone of Kenya (paid-access article)
Saidi SM, Chowdhury N, Awasthi SP, Asakura M, Hinenoya A, Iijima Y, Yamasaki S.
Journal of Medical Microbiology, March 2014 63:415-420

Methods to Assess the Impact of Mass Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaigns under Real Field Conditions
Jacqueline Deen, Mohammad Ali, David Sack
PLoS ONE, Volume 9, Issue 2, e881397, February 2014, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088139 

A new era in the history of cholera: the road to elimination
David A Sack
International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 42, Issue 6, December 2013

An Optimal Cost Effectiveness Study on Zimbabwe Cholera Seasonal Data from 2008–2011
Tridip Sardar, Soumalya Mukhopadhyay, Amiya Ranjan Bhowmick, Joydev Chattopadhyay
PLoS ONE, 3 December 2013

Geographically selective assortment of cycles in pandemics: meta-analysis of data collected by Chizhevsky
L. Gumarova, G. Cornélissen, D. Hillman, and F. Halberg
Epidemiology and Infection / Volume 141 / Issue 10 / October 2013, pp 2173-2184

Recurrent epidemic cholera with high mortality in Cameroon: persistent challenges 40 years into the seventh pandemic (paid-access article)
Cartwright EJ, Patel MK, Mbopi-Keou FX, Ayers T, Haenke B, Wagenaar BH, Mintz E, Quick R
Epidemiology and Infection / Volume 141 / Issue 10 / October 2013, pp 2083-2093

Oral cholera vaccines to control endemic disease: an economic and epidemiological modelling analysis
Vittal Mogasale, Ann Levin, Brian Maskery, Denise DeRoeck, Young Eun Kim, John Clemens, Anna Lena Lopez, Colleen Burgess, Thomas Wierzba
The Lancet, Volume 382, Supplement 1, 20 October 2013, Pages 6

5 year efficacy of a bivalent killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccine in Kolkata, India: a cluster-randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Sujit K Bhattacharya, Dipika Sur, Dr Mohammad Ali, Suman Kanungo, Young Ae You, Byomkesh Manna, Binod Sah, Swapan K Niyogi, Jin Kyung Park, Banwarilal Sarkar, Mahesh K Puri, Deok Ryun Kim, Jacqueline L Deen, Jan Holmgren, Rodney Carbis, Mandeep Singh Dhingra, Allan Donner, G Balakrish Nair, Anna Lena Lopez, Thomas F Wierzba, John D Clemens
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18 October 2013

A rare success for cholera vaccines
Saranya Sridhar, Narendra Kumar Arora
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18 October 2013

First Outbreak Response Using an Oral Cholera Vaccine in Africa: Vaccine Coverage, Acceptability and Surveillance of Adverse Events, Guinea, 2012
Francisco J. Luquero, Lise Grout, Iza Ciglenecki, Keita Sakoba, Bala Traore, Melat Heile, Alpha Amadou Dialo, Christian Itama, Micaela Serafini, Dominique Legros, Rebecca F. Grais
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 7(10): e2465, 17 October 2013

Eyes on the Prize: Lessons from the Cholera Wars for Modern Scientists, Physicians, and Public Health Officials
Edward T. Ryan
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 89(4), 2013, pp. 610–614, October 2013

Comparing sociocultural features of cholera in three endemic African settings
Christian Schaetti, Neisha Sundaram, Sonja Merten, Said M Ali, Erick O Nyambedha, Bruno Lapika, Claire-Lise Chaignat, Raymond Hutubessy and Mitchell G Weiss
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:206, Volume 11, 18 September 2013

Feasibility of Mass Vaccination Campaign with Oral Cholera Vaccines in Response to an Outbreak in Guinea
Iza Ciglenecki, Keita Sakoba, Francisco J. Luquero, Melat Heile, Christian Itama, Martin Mengel, Rebecca F. Grais, Francois Verhoustraeten, Dominique Legros
PLOS Medicine, 10(9): e1001512, 10 September 2013

Antibody-Conjugated Rubpy Dye-Doped Silica Nanoparticles as Signal Amplification for Microscopic Detection of Vibrio cholerae O1
Nualrahong Thepwiwatjit, Aree Thattiyaphong, Pichet Limsuwan, Kooranee Tuitemwong, and Pravate Tuitemwong
Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 274805, 7 pages, August 2013

Assessment of the relationship between bacteriological quality of dug-wells, hygiene behaviour and well characteristics in two cholera endemic localities in Douala, Cameroon
Jane-Francis Tatah Kihla Akoachere, Lundi-Anne Omam, Thomas Njinuwo Massalla
BMC Public Health, Volume 13, 29 July 2013

Delivery of immunogens to mucosal immune system using an oral inactivated cholera vaccine: A new approach for development of oral vaccines
Ali Azizi, Haitham Ghunaim, Danylo Sirskyj, Firouzeh Fallahi, Hoang Thanh Le and Ashok Kumar
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, Volume 9, Issue 7, July 2013

Pandemic Serotypes of Vibrio cholerae Isolated from Ships’ Ballast Tanks and Coastal Waters: Assessment of Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence Genes (tcpA and ctxA) (paid-access article)
Fred C. Dobbs, Amanda L. Goodrich, Frank K. Thomson III, Wayne Hynes
Microbial Ecology, May 2013, Volume 65, Issue 4, pp 969-974

The incubation period of cholera: A systematic review (paid-access article)
Andrew S. Azman, Kara E. Rudolph, Derek A.T. Cummings, Justin Lessler
Journal of Infection, Volume 66, Issue 5 , Pages 432-438, May 2013

Local perceptions of cholera and anticipated vaccine acceptance in Katanga province, democratic republic of Congo
Sonja Merten, Christian Schaetti, Cele Manianga, Bruno Lapika, Claire-Lise Chaignat, Raymond Hutubessy and Mitchell G Weiss
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:60, Volume 13, 22 January 2013

The Cure for Cholera — Improving Access to Safe Water and Sanitation
Ronald J. Waldman, Eric D. Mintz, Heather E. Papowitz, M.D., M.P.H.
New England Journal of Medicine, January 9, 2013 | doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1214179

Effectiveness of an oral cholera vaccine in Zanzibar: findings from a mass vaccination campaign and observational cohort study (paid-access article)
Ahmed M Khatib, Dr Mohammad Ali, Lorenz von Seidlein, Deok Ryun Kim, Ramadhan Hashim, Rita Reyburn, Benedikt Ley, Kamala Thriemer, Godwin Enwere, Raymond Hutubessy, Maria Teresa Aguado, Marie-Paule Kieny, Anna Lena Lopez, Thomas F Wierzba, Said Mohammed Ali, Abdul A Saleh, Asish K Mukhopadhyay, Prof John Clemens, Mohamed Saleh Jiddawi, Jacqueline Deen.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 11, November 2012, Pages 837-844

A case for control of cholera in Africa by vaccination (paid-access article)
Jan Holmgren
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 11, November 2012, Pages 818-819

Review of Two Decades of Cholera Diagnostics – How Far Have We Really Come?
Michal H. Dick, Martine Guillerm, Francis Moussy, Claire-Lise Chaignat
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 6(10): e1845, 11 October 2012

Stockpiling oral cholera vaccine
Stephen Martin, Alejandro Costa, William Perea
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Volume 90, Number 10, October 2012:714-714. doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.112433 

Costs of Illness Due to Cholera, Costs of Immunization and Cost-Effectiveness of an Oral Cholera Mass Vaccination Campaign in Zanzibar
Christian Schaetti, Mitchell G. Weiss, Said M. Ali, Claire-Lise Chaignat, Ahmed M. Khatib, Rita Reyburn, Radboud J. Duintjer Tebbens, Raymond Hutubessy
PLoS Negl Trop Dis., 04 October 2012; 6(10): e1844.

Improving community coverage of oral cholera mass vaccination campaigns: lessons learned in Zanzibar
Schaetti C, Ali SM, Chaignat CL, Khatib AM, Hutubessy R, Weiss MG.
PLoS ONE 7(7): e41527. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041527, 23 July 2012

Antimicrobial resistance of Vibrio cholerae O1 isolated during a cholera epidemic in 2011 in dry season in Cote d'Ivoire
Kacou-N'douba A, Anné JC, Okpo LS, Elogne-Kouamé C, Koffi S, Koffi V, N'guessan K, Coulibaly D, Dagnan SN, Eholié SP, Dosso M.
The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 2012 Jul 23;6(7):595-7.

Cholera epidemiology in Nigeria: an overview
Adagbada AO, Adesida SA, Nwaokorie FO, Niemogha MT, Coker AO.
Pan African Medical Journal, 2012;12:59. Epub 2012 Jul 2.

Amino acid addition to Vibrio cholerae LPS establishes a link between surface remodeling in Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (paid-access article)
Jessica V. Hankins, James A. Madsen, David K. Giles, Jennifer S. Brodbelt, M. Stephen Trent
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) May 15, 2012

Elimination of cholera transmission
Didier Bompangue, Guillaume Le Duc, Silvan Vesenbeckh, Nikki Blackwell
The Lancet, Volume 379, Issue 9822, Pages e46 - e47, 31 March 2012

The global burden of cholera
Mohammad Ali, Anna Lena Lopez, Young Ae You, Young Eun Kim, Binod Sah, Brian Maskery, John Clemens
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Volume 90, Number 3, March 2012, 209-218A

Costs of illness due to endemic cholera
Poulos C, Riewpaiboon A, Stewart JF, Clemens J, Guh S, Agtini M, Sur D, Islam Z, Lucas M, Whittington D; DOMI Cholera COI Study Group
Epidemiology and Infection / Volume 140 / Issue 03 / March 2012 pp 500-509

Highly localized sensitivity to climate forcing drives endemic cholera in a megacity
Robert C. Reiner, Jr., Aaron A. King, Michael Emch, Mohammad Yunus, A. S. G. Faruque, Mercedes Pascual
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) January 23, 2012

The Membrane Proteins SiaQ and SiaM Form an Essential Stoichiometric Complex in the Sialic Acid Tripartite ATP-independent Periplasmic (TRAP) Transporter SiaPQM (VC1777-1779) from Vibrio cholerae
Mulligan C, Leech AP, Kelly DJ, Thomas GH.
Journal of Biological Chemistry 2012 Jan 27;287(5):3598-608. Epub 2011 Dec 13

Evidence for several waves of global transmission in the seventh cholera pandemic
Ankur Mutreja, Dong Wook Kim, Nicholas R. Thomson, Thomas R. Connor, Je Hee Lee, Samuel Kariuki, Nicholas J. Croucher, Seon Young Choi, Simon R. Harris, Michael Lebens, Swapan Kumar Niyogi, Eun Jin Kim, T. Ramamurthy, Jongsik Chun, James L. N. Wood, John D. Clemens, Cecil Czerkinsky, G. Balakrish Nair, Jan Holmgren, Julian Parkhill, Gordon Dougan
Nature, Volume 477, 462–465, 22 September 2011

Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis
Robert E Black, Simon Cousens, Hope L Johnson, Joy E Lawn, Igor Rudan, Diego G Bassani, Prabhat Jha, Harry Campbell, Christa Fischer Walker, Richard Cibulskis, Thomas Eisele, Li Liu, Colin Mathers, for the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group of WHO and UNICEF
The Lancet, Volume 375, Issue 9730, Pages 1969-1987, 5 June 2010 | doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60549-1