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Control of leishmaniasis, from bench to bedside and community

Deliverables

List of 15 selected candidates

Outcome of the recruitment meeting organised in M4

Scientific publications and other modes of dissemination and outreach

Compilation of publications, presentations and other modes of dissemination conducted by the network participants

Publications

Phlebotomine mortality effect of systemic insecticides administered to dogs

Author(s): Sonia Ares Gomez, Javier Lucientes Curdi, Juan Antonio Castillo Hernandez, Paz Peris Peris, Adriana Esteban Gil, Ronald Vladimir Oropeza Velasquez, Paula Ortega Hernandez, Albert Picado
Published in: Parasites & Vectors, Issue 11/1, 2018, ISSN 1756-3305
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-2820-x

Severity of Chagasic Cardiomyopathy Is Associated With Response to a Novel Rapid Diagnostic Test for Trypanosoma cruzi TcII/V/VI

Author(s): Tapan Bhattacharyya, Louisa A Messenger, Caryn Bern, Pascal Mertens, Quentin Gilleman, Nicolas Zeippen, Bruno C Bremer Hinckel, Niamh Murphy, Robert H Gilman, Michael A Miles, Jorge Flores, Roni Colanzi, Ricardo Bozo, Gerson Galdos, Manuela Verastegui, Gerardo Sanchez, Emi Okamoto, Jackie Sherbuck, Toria Rendell, Vishal Shah, Malasa Jois, Diana Marti
Published in: Clinical Infectious Diseases, Issue 67/4, 2018, Page(s) 519-524, ISSN 1058-4838
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciy121

Relation between Skin Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy in AmBisome Treatment of Murine Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Author(s): Gert-Jan Wijnant, Katrien Van Bocxlaer, Vanessa Yardley, Andy Harris, Sudaxshina Murdan, Simon L. Croft
Published in: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Issue 62/3, 2018, ISSN 0066-4804
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02009-17

Systemic insecticide treatment of the canine reservoir of Trypanosoma cruzi induces high levels of lethality in Triatoma infestans, a principal vector of Chagas disease

Author(s): Ariel Loza, Adrianna Talaga, Gladys Herbas, Ruben Jair Canaviri, Thalia Cahuasiri, Laura Luck, Alvaro Guibarra, Raquel Goncalves, Juan Antonio Pereira, Sonia A. Gomez, Albert Picado, Louisa Alexandra Messenger, Caryn Bern, Orin Courtenay
Published in: Parasites & Vectors, Issue 10/1, 2017, ISSN 1756-3305
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2278-2

Comparative efficacy, toxicity and biodistribution of the liposomal amphotericin B formulations Fungisome ® and AmBisome ® in murine cutaneous leishmaniasis

Author(s): Gert-Jan Wijnant, Katrien Van Bocxlaer, Vanessa Yardley, Andy Harris, Mo Alavijeh, Rita Silva-Pedrosa, Sandra Antunes, Isabel Mauricio, Sudaxshina Murdan, Simon L. Croft
Published in: International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, Issue 8/2, 2018, Page(s) 223-228, ISSN 2211-3207
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2018.04.001

Why miltefosine—a life-saving drug for leishmaniasis—is unavailable to people who need it the most

Author(s): Temmy Sunyoto, Julien Potet, Marleen Boelaert
Published in: BMJ Global Health, Issue 3/3, 2018, Page(s) e000709, ISSN 2059-7908
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000709

Evaluation of the rSP03B sero-strip, a newly proposed rapid test for canine exposure to Phlebotomus perniciosus, vector of Leishmania infantum

Author(s): Laura Willen, Pascal Mertens, Petr Volf
Published in: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Issue 12/8, 2018, Page(s) e0006607, ISSN 1935-2735
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006607

Open-Source Electronic Health Record Systems for Low-Resource Settings: Systematic Review

Author(s): Assel Syzdykova, André Malta, Maria Zolfo, Ermias Diro, José Luis Oliveira
Published in: JMIR Medical Informatics, Issue 5/4, 2017, Page(s) e44, ISSN 2291-9694
DOI: 10.2196/medinform.8131

Importance of secondary screening with clinical isolates for anti-leishmania drug discovery

Author(s): Aya Hefnawy, Juan Cantizani, Imanol Peña, Pilar Manzano, Suman Rijal, Jean-Claude Dujardin, Geraldine De Muylder, Julio Martin
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-30040-5

“Kala-Azar is a Dishonest Disease”: Community Perspectives on Access Barriers to Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar) Diagnosis and Care in Southern Gadarif, Sudan

Author(s): Temmy Sunyoto, Atia M. Atia, Koert Ritmeijer, Rabie Ali Babiker, Gamal K. Adam, Catiane Vander Kelen, Albert Picado, Gabriel Alcoba, Margriet den Boer, Yassin Hamid, Marleen Boelaert, Nugdalla Abdelrahman
Published in: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Issue 98/4, 2018, Page(s) 1091-1101, ISSN 0002-9637
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0872

Visceral leishmaniasis in Somalia: A review of epidemiology and access to care

Author(s): Temmy Sunyoto, Julien Potet, Marleen Boelaert
Published in: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Issue 11/3, 2017, Page(s) e0005231, ISSN 1935-2735
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005231

Estimating the efficacy of community-wide use of systemic insecticides in dogs to control zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis: A modelling study in a Brazilian scenario

Author(s): Sonia A. Gomez, Lloyd A. C. Chapman, Erin Dilger, Orin Courtenay, Albert Picado
Published in: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Issue 12/9, 2018, Page(s) e0006797, ISSN 1935-2735
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006797

Local Skin Inflammation in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis as a Source of Variable Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Efficacy of Liposomal Amphotericin B

Author(s): Gert-Jan Wijnant, Katrien Van Bocxlaer, Amanda Fortes Francisco, Vanessa Yardley, Andy Harris, Mo Alavijeh, Sudaxshina Murdan, Simon L. Croft
Published in: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Issue 62/10, 2018, ISSN 0066-4804
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00631-18

Advances toward Diagnostic Tools for Managing Zoonotic Visceral Leishmaniasis

Author(s): Malcolm S. Duthie, Aurore Lison, Orin Courtenay
Published in: Trends in Parasitology, Issue 34/10, 2018, Page(s) 881-890, ISSN 1471-4922
DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2018.07.012

Seasonal dynamics of canine antibody response to Phlebotomus perniciosus saliva in an endemic area of Leishmania infantum

Author(s): Rita Velez, Tatiana Spitzova, Ester Domenech, Laura Willen, Jordi Cairó, Petr Volf, Montserrat Gállego
Published in: Parasites & Vectors, Issue 11/1, 2018, ISSN 1756-3305
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-3123-y

Detection of IgG1 against rK39 improves monitoring of treatment outcome in visceral leishmaniasis

Author(s): Guy Mollett, Bruno C Bremer Hinckel, Tapan Bhattacharyya, Tegwen Marlais, Om Prakash Singh, Pascal Mertens, Andrew K Falconar, Sayda El-Safi, Shyam Sundar, Michael A Miles
Published in: Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2018, ISSN 1058-4838
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciy1062

Visceral Leishmaniasis IgG1 Rapid Monitoring of Cure vs. Relapse, and Potential for Diagnosis of Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis

Author(s): Tegwen Marlais, Tapan Bhattacharyya, Om Prakash Singh, Pascal Mertens, Quentin Gilleman, Caroline Thunissen, Bruno C. Bremer Hinckel, Callum Pearson, Bathsheba L. Gardner, Stephanie Airs, Marianne de la Roche, Kiera Hayes, Hannah Hafezi, Andrew K. Falconar, Osama Eisa, Alfarazdeg Saad, Basudha Khanal, Narayan Raj Bhattarai, Suman Rijal, Marleen Boelaert, Sayda El-Safi, Shyam Sundar, Michael A. Mil
Published in: Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, Issue 8, 2018, ISSN 2235-2988
DOI: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00427

The Unknown Nature of the Antigen in the Direct Agglutination Test for Visceral Leishmaniasis Hampers Development of Serodiagnostic Tests

Author(s): Vera Kühne, Philippe Büscher
Published in: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018, ISSN 0002-9637
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0740

Uncharted territory of the epidemiological burden of cutaneous leishmaniasis in sub-Saharan Africa—A systematic review

Author(s): Temmy Sunyoto, Kristien Verdonck, Sayda el Safi, Julien Potet, Albert Picado, Marleen Boelaert
Published in: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Issue 12/10, 2018, Page(s) e0006914, ISSN 1935-2735
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006914

Cost Effectiveness of New Diagnostic Tools for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Afghanistan

Author(s): Céline Aerts, Martijn Vink, Sayed Jalal Pashtoon, Sami Nahzat, Albert Picado, Israel Cruz, Elisa Sicuri
Published in: Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 2018, ISSN 1175-5652
DOI: 10.1007/s40258-018-0449-8

Trypanosomatid Infections: How Do Parasites and Their Excreted–Secreted Factors Modulate the Inducible Metabolism of l-Arginine in Macrophages?

Author(s): Philippe Holzmuller, Anne Geiger, Romaric Nzoumbou-Boko, Joana Pissarra, Sarra Hamrouni, Valérie Rodrigues, Frédéric-Antoine Dauchy, Jean-Loup Lemesre, Philippe Vincendeau, Rachel Bras-Gonçalves
Published in: Frontiers in Immunology, Issue 9, 2018, ISSN 1664-3224
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00778

A randomized, blinded, controlled trial to assess sand fly mortality of fluralaner administered orally in dogs

Author(s): Sonia Ares Gomez, Javier Lucientes, Juan Antonio Castillo, Maria Paz Peris, Sarah Delacour, Paula Ortega, Ronald-Vladimir Oropeza, Albert Picado
Published in: Parasites & Vectors, Issue 11/1, 2018, ISSN 1756-3305
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-3231-8

Seroprevalence of canine Leishmania infantum infection in the Mediterranean region and identification of risk factors: The example of North-Eastern and Pyrenean areas of Spain

Author(s): R. Velez, C. Ballart, E. Domenech, A. Abras, A. Fernández-Arévalo, S.A. Gómez, S. Tebar, C. Muñoz, J. Cairó, M. Gállego
Published in: Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Issue 162, 2019, Page(s) 67-75, ISSN 0167-5877
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2018.10.015

The recombinant protein rSP03B is a valid antigen for screening dog exposure to Phlebotomus perniciosus across foci of canine leishmaniasis

Author(s): T. KOSTALOVA, T. LESTINOVA, C. MAIA, P. SUMOVA, M. VLKOVA, L. WILLEN, N. POLANSKA, E. FIORENTINO, A. SCALONE, G. OLIVA, F. VERONESI, J. M. CRISTÓVÃO, O. COURTENAY, L. CAMPINO, L. GRADONI, M. GRAMICCIA, P. VOLF
Published in: Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Issue 31/1, 2017, Page(s) 88-93, ISSN 0269-283X
DOI: 10.1111/mve.12192

Efficacy of Paromomycin-Chloroquine Combination Therapy in Experimental Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Author(s): Gert-Jan Wijnant, Katrien Van Bocxlaer, Vanessa Yardley, Sudaxshina Murdan, Simon L. Croft
Published in: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Issue 61/8, 2017, Page(s) e00358-17, ISSN 0066-4804
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00358-17

Exploiting Knowledge on Leishmania Drug Resistance to Support the Quest for New Drugs

Author(s): Aya Hefnawy, Maya Berg, Jean-Claude Dujardin, Géraldine De Muylder
Published in: Trends in Parasitology, Issue 33/3, 2017, Page(s) 162-174, ISSN 1471-4922
DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2016.11.003

Systemic insecticides used in dogs: potential candidates for phlebotomine vector control?

Author(s): Sonia Ares Gomez, Albert Picado
Published in: Tropical Medicine & International Health, Issue 22/6, 2017, Page(s) 755-764, ISSN 1360-2276
DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12870

Are public-private partnerships the solution to tackle neglected tropical diseases? A systematic review of the literature

Author(s): Céline Aerts, Temmy Sunyoto, Fabrizio Tediosi, Elisa Sicuri
Published in: Health Policy, Issue 121/7, 2017, Page(s) 745-754, ISSN 0168-8510
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.05.005

Datasets

Additional file 4 of Phlebotomine mortality effect of systemic insecticides administered to dogs

Author(s): Gomez, Sonia,Curdi, Javier,Hernandez, Juan,Peris, Paz,Gil, Adriana,Velasquez, Ronald,Hernandez, Paula,Picado, Albert
Published in: figshare

Additional file 3 of Phlebotomine mortality effect of systemic insecticides administered to dogs

Author(s): Gomez, Sonia,Curdi, Javier,Hernandez, Juan,Peris, Paz,Gil, Adriana,Velasquez, Ronald,Hernandez, Paula,Picado, Albert
Published in: figshare

Additional file 2: of Phlebotomine mortality effect of systemic insecticides administered to dogs

Author(s): Sonia Gomez,Javier Curdi,Juan Hernandez,Paz Peris,Adriana Gil,Ronald Velasquez,Paula Hernandez,Albert Picado
Published in: figshare Academic Research System

Author(s): Gomez, Sonia,Curdi, Javier,Hernandez, Juan,Peris, Paz,Gil, Adriana,Velasquez, Ronald,Hernandez, Paula,Picado, Albert

Phlebotomine mortality effect of systemic insecticides administered to dogs

Author(s): Sonia Gomez,Javier Curdi,Juan Hernandez,Paz Peris,Adriana Gil,Ronald Velasquez,Paula Hernandez,Albert Picado
Published in: Figshare

Additional file 1 of Phlebotomine mortality effect of systemic insecticides administered to dogs

Author(s): Gomez, Sonia,Curdi, Javier,Hernandez, Juan,Peris, Paz,Gil, Adriana,Velasquez, Ronald,Hernandez, Paula,Picado, Albert
Published in: Figshare