2014 Publications

  1. Asiedu-Larbi, J., Adjimani, J. P., Okine, L. K. N., Addy, M. E., Nyarko, A. K., & Nyarko, B. J. B. (2014). Efficacy studies on Mist Diodia, a herbal preparation for the management of hypertension in rodents. Medicinal & Aromatic Plant Research Journal, 2(1), 6-17.
  2. Amoako, N., Asante, K. P., Adjei, G., Awandare, G. A., Bimi, L., & Owusu-Agyei, S. (2014). Associations between Red Cell Polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparum Infection in the Middle Belt of Ghana. PLoS One, 9(12)
  3. Bratschi, M. W., Bolz, M., Grize, L., Kerber, S., Minyem, J. C., Um Boock, A., Yeboah-Manu,D., Ruf, M. T., & Pluschke, G. (2014). Primary cultivation: factors affecting contamination and Mycobacterium ulcerans growth after long turnover time of clinical specimens. BMC Infect Dis. 14(1):636.
  4. Abuaku, B., Quaye, L., Duah, N., Quashie, N., & Koram, K. (2014). Managing antimalarial drug resistance in Ghana: The importance of surveillance. In: Ahorlu, C., Bosompem, , Koram, K., Wilson, M., Yeboah-Manu, D. (Eds.), Towards Effective Disease Control in Ghana: Research and policy implications (Clinical Science series No. 5-1). Sub-Saharan publishers. ISBN: 978-9988-647-50-6.
  5. Adu, B., Jepsen, M. P., Gerds, T. A., Kyei-Baafour, E., Christiansen, M., Dodoo,, & Theisen, M. (2014). Fc gamma receptor 3B (FCGR3B-c.233C>A-rs5030738) polymorphism modifies the protective effect of malaria specific antibodies in Ghanaian children. J Infect Dis., 209(2), 285-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit422.
  6. Ampomah, P., Stevenson, L., Ofori, M. F., Barfod, L., & Hviid, L. (2014). Kinetics of B Cell Responses to Plasmodium falciparum Erythrocyte Membrane Protein 1 in Ghanaian Women Naturally Exposed to Malaria Parasites. J Immunol., 192(11), 5236-44. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1400325.
  7. Asante-Poku, A., Aning, K. G., Boi-Kikimoto, B., & Yeboah- Manu, D., (2014). ‘Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in a dairy cattle farm and a research farm in Ghana’, Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 81(2) Art. #716, 6 pages. http:// dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr. v81i2.716
  8. Asante-Poku, M., Nyaho, S., Borrell, S., Comas, I., Gagneux, S., & Yeboah-Manu, D. (2014). Evaluation of customised lineage-specific sets of MIRU-VNTR loci for genotyping Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in Ghana. PloS One, 9(3), e92675. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092675.
  9. Asare, K. K., Boampong, J. N., Afoakwah, R., Ameyaw, E. O., Sehgal, R., & Quashie, N. B. (2014). Use of Proscribed Chloroquine is associated with an increased risk of Pfcrt T76 mutation in some parts of Ghana. Malar J., 13(246). doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-246.
  10. Asare, K. K., Boampong, J. N., Ameyaw, E. O., Thomford, A. K., Afoakwah, R., Kwakye-Nuako, G., Thomford, K. P., & Quashie, N. B. (2014). Microscopic identification of possible Clonorchiasis/ Opisthorchiasis Infection in Two Ghanaian Women with an Undiagnosed Abdominal Discomfort: Two Case Report. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 8(369).
  11. Awodele, O., Tomoye, O. P., Quashie, N. B., Amagon, K. I., & Ogunnowo, S. A. (2014). Gentamicin Nephrotoxicity: Animal Experimental Correlate with Human Pharmacovigilance Outcome. Biomed J., (Epub ahead of print). doi: 10.4103/2319-4170.131387.
  12. Donkor, K., Antwi, S., Asiedu-Larbi, J., Takyi, N., & Okine, L. K. (2014). Sub-chronic toxicity studies of Asena, a poly-herbal formulation for the treatment of arthritis in rat. Arom. Plant Res. J., 2(1), 18-27.
  13. Donkor, K., Antwi, S., Asiedu-Larbi, J., Takyi, N., & Okine, L. K. (2014). Sub-chronic toxicity studies of Asena, a poly-herbal formulation for the treatment of arthritis in rat.  Med. Arom. Plant Res. J., 2(1), 18-27.
  14. Ghansah, A.,Amenga-Etego, L., Amambua-Ngwa, A., Andagalu, B., Apinjoh, T., Bouyou-Akotet, M., Cornelius, V., Golassa, L., Andrianaranjaka, V. H., Ishengoma, D., Johnson, K., Kamau, E., Maïga-Ascofaré, O., Mumba, D., Tindana, P., Tshefu-Kitoto, A., Randrianarivelojosia, M., William, Y., Kwiatkowski, D., & Djimde, A. A. (2014). Monitoring parasite diversity for malaria elimination in sub-Saharan Africa. Science, 345(6202), 1297-1298.
  15. Greenwood, B., & Koram, K. A. (2014). Malaria control in Africa: progress but still much to do. Lancet, 383(9930), 1703-4.
  16. Kusi, K. A., Bosomprah, S., Dodoo, D., Kyei-Baafour, E., Dickson, E. K., Mensah, D., Angov, E., Dutta, S., Sedegah, M., & Koram, K. A. (2014). Anti-sporozoite antibodies as alternative markers for malaria transmission intensity estimation. Malaria journal, 13(1), 103.
  17. Narh, C. A., Mosi, L., Quaye, C., Tay, S. C. K., Bonfoh, B., & de Souza, D. K. (2014). Genotyping tools for Mycobacterium ulcerans- drawbacks and future prospect. Mycobact Dis., 4(2).
  18. Ocloo, A., Okpattah, W. E., Quasie, O., Sakyiamah, M. M., & Okine, L. K. N. (2014). Concurrent administration of aqueous Extract of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta reduces the effectiveness of Artesunate against Plasmodium berghei in Rats. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 4(3), 024-028.
  19. Röltgen, K., Bratschi, M. W., Ross, A., Aboagye, S. Y., Ampah, K. A., Bolz, M., Andreoli, A., Pritchard, J., Minyem, J. C., Noumen, D., Koka, E., Um Boock, A., Yeboah-Manu, D., & Pluschke, G. (2014). Late onset of the serological response against the 18 kDa small heat shock protein of Mycobacterium ulcerans in children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis., 8(5), e2904. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002904.
  20. Sanuade, O. A., Anarfi, J. K., Aikins, Ad., & Koram, K. A. (2014). Patterns of cardiovascular disease mortality in Ghana: a 5-year review of autopsy cases at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Ethn Dis. Winter, 24(1), 55-9.
  21. Stoler, J., al Dashti, R. A., Anto, F., Fobil, J. N., & Awandare, G. A. (2014). Deconstructing “malaria”: West Africa as the next front for dengue fever surveillance and control. Acta Trop., 134(1), 58 – 65.
  22. Tettey, C. O., Ocloo, A., Nagajyothi, P. C. N., & Lee, K. D. (2014). Anti-proliferative and Anti-microbial Activities of Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) Leaf Extracts. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 4(3), 041-045.
  23. Tettey, C. O., Ocloo, A., Nagajyothi, P. C. N., & Lee, K. D. (2014). Antioxidant activity, of solvent-fractionated Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) Leaves. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 20(4), 329-340.
  24. Williamson, H. R., Aqqad, M., Donnell, R., Mosi, L., Merritt, R. W., & Small, P. L. C. (2014). Laboratory Studies on the ability of Mycobacterium ulcerans to infect through open wounds. PLoS Negl Trop Dis., 8(4), e2770. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002770.