Ifedayo M . Adetifa

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Cohort Profile: The Kilifi Vaccine Monitoring Study Ifedayo MO Adetifa,* Tahreni Bwanaali, Jackline Wafula, Alex Mutuku, Boniface Karia, Anne Makumi, Pauline Mwatsuma, Evasius Bauni, Laura L Hammitt, D James Nokes, Ephantus Maree, Collins Tabu, Tatu Kamau, Christine Mataza, Thomas N Williams J Anthony G Scott Epidemiology and Demography Department,(More)
1598 Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 19, No. 10, October 2013 In West Africa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains cocirculate with M. africanum, and both pathogens cause pulmonary tuberculosis in humans. Given recent findings that M. tuberculosis T-cell epitopes are hyperconserved, we hypothesized that more immunogenic strains have(More)
BACKGROUND In 2011, Kenya introduced the 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine together with a catch-up campaign for children aged <5years in Kilifi County. In a post-vaccination surveillance study based in Kilifi, there was a substantial decline in invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD). However, given the continued circulation of the vaccine serotypes it(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the population prevalence of active pulmonary tuberculosis in Gambia. METHODS Between December 2011 and January 2013, people aged ≥ 15 years participating in a nationwide, multistage cluster survey were screened for active pulmonary tuberculosis with chest radiography and for tuberculosis symptoms. For diagnostic confirmation, sputum(More)
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