• Publications
  • Influence
Soil-transmitted helminth infections: ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm
The three main soil-transmitted helminth infections, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm, are common clinical disorders in man. The gastrointestinal tract of a child living in poverty in a lessExpand
  • 1,826
  • 136
  • PDF
Soil-transmitted helminth infections: updating the global picture.
Public health workers and parasitologists have long been interested in estimating numbers infected with particular parasite species. Recent changes in social and economic conditions, in addition toExpand
  • 1,038
  • 60
  • PDF
Global numbers of infection and disease burden of soil transmitted helminth infections in 2010
BackgroundQuantifying the burden of parasitic diseases in relation to other diseases and injuries requires reliable estimates of prevalence for each disease and an analytic framework within which toExpand
  • 783
  • 40
  • PDF
Quantification of clinical morbidity associated with schistosome infection in sub-Saharan Africa.
Health policy making in developing countries requires estimates of the (global) burden of disease. At present, most of the available data on schistosomiasis is limited to numbers of individualsExpand
  • 797
  • 39
The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010: Interpretation and Implications for the Neglected Tropical Diseases
The publication of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) and the accompanying collection of Lancet articles in December 2012 provided the most comprehensive attempt to quantify theExpand
  • 602
  • 38
  • PDF
Global epidemiology, ecology and control of soil-transmitted helminth infections.
Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are among the most prevalent of chronic human infections worldwide. Based on the demonstrable impact on child development, there is a global commitment toExpand
  • 509
  • 30
  • PDF
Cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in the tropics and neotropics. It is often referred to as a group of diseases because of the varied spectrum of clinical manifestations, which range from smallExpand
  • 244
  • 30
  • PDF
A systematic analysis of global anemia burden from 1990 to 2010.
Previous studies of anemia epidemiology have been geographically limited with little detail about severity or etiology. Using publicly available data, we estimated mild, moderate, and severe anemiaExpand
  • 828
  • 23
Epidemiology of plasmodium-helminth co-infection in Africa: populations at risk, potential impact on anemia, and prospects for combining control.
Human co-infection with Plasmodium falciparum and helminths is ubiquitous throughout Africa, although its public health significance remains a topic for which there are many unknowns. In this review,Expand
  • 286
  • 23
  • PDF
A World Malaria Map: Plasmodium falciparum Endemicity in 2007
Background Efficient allocation of resources to intervene against malaria requires a detailed understanding of the contemporary spatial distribution of malaria risk. It is exactly 40 y since the lastExpand
  • 1,000
  • 22
  • PDF