Publications 2018

  • 7-Vincent J. Munster, Daniel Bausch, Emmie de Wit, Robert Fischer, Gary Kobinger, César Muñoz-Fontela, Sarah Olson, Pierre Rollin, Stephanie Seifert, Armand Sprecher, Francine Ntoumi, Mosses Massaquoi, Jean-Vivien Mombouli. 2018.Preparing for future outbreaks in a rapidly changing central Africa, lessons from Ebola. New England Journal of Medicine.Aug 22. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1807691.
  • 6-Laura Merson, Philippe J Guérin, Karen I Barnes, Francine Ntoumi, Oumar Gaye. 2018.Secondary analysis and participation of those at the data source.. The Lancet Global Health,Vol 6 September 2018. www.thelancet.com/lancetgh.
  • 5-Mandina Ndona Madone, Longo-Mbenza Benjamin, RENZAHO Andre, Kapend Lievin, Lepira Mompaka François, Voumbo Matoumona Yolande, Mokondjimobe Etienne, Francine Ntoumi, Wumba-di-Mosi Roger, Apalata Teke, Kayembe Ntumba Jean Marie, Mvumbi Lelo Georges, Mambueni Thamba Christophe. 2018.Influence de l'hypovitaminose sur l'epidemiologie et la physiopathologie de l'infection par le vih/sida: revue critique.Journal of Innovation and Research in Health Sciences & BiotechnologyVol3 •,Issue 3 , p549-566 DOI: 10.18644/jiresh-biotech.0000056
  • 4-Nerly Shirère Gampio Gueye , Francine Ntoumi, Christevy Vouvoungui, SimonCharles Kobawilab , Michael NKombo, Alain Mouanga, Julia Deiber, Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda. 2018.Plasmodium falciparum merozoite protein-1 genetic diversityand multiplicity of infection in isolates from Congolese children consulting in a pediatric hospital in Brazzaville Acta Tropica 183:78-83.
  • 3- Tiberi S, du Plessis N, Walzl G, Vjecha MJ, Rao M, Ntoumi F, Mfinanga S, Kapata N, Mwaba P, McHugh TD, Ippolito G, Migliori GB, Maeurer MJ, Zumla A. 2018. Tuberculosis: progress and advances in development of new drugs, treatment regimens, and host-directed therapies. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018 Mar 23. pii: S1473-3099(18)30110-5. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30110-5.
  • 2- Tiberi S, Petersen E, Maeurer M, Ntoumi F, Yeboa-Manu D, Mwaba P, Vilaplana C, Dar O, Bates M, Corrah T, Rao M, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Memish ZA, Mfinanga S, Aseffa A, Ippolito G, Migliori GB, Zumla A. 2018. Taking forward the Stop TB Partnership and World Health Organization Joint Theme for World TB Day March 24th 2018 - "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You can make history. End TB". International Journal of Infectious Diseases . 2018 Mar 22. pii: S1201-9712(18)30061-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.002.
  • 1- Ndounga Diakou LA, Ntoumi F, Ravaud P, Boutron I. 2018. Correction to: Avoidable waste related to inadequate methods and incomplete reporting of interventions: a systematic review of randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa. Trials. 2018 Jan 16;19(1):42. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2431-4.
  • Publications 2017

  • 1- Mombo LE, Ntoumi F, Bisseye C, Ramasawmy R, Millet P, Tamouza R. 2017. Homozygosity for the CD1E*02 allele is associated with a resistance to Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in Gabonese school children. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2017 Feb;10(2):204-207. doi: 10.1016/j.apjtm.2017.01.017.
  • 2- Petersen E, Maeurer M, Marais B, Migliori GB, Mwaba P, Ntoumi F, Vilaplana C, Kim K, Schito M, Zumla A. 2017. World TB Day 2017: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities in the "End-TB" Era. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;56:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.02.012.
  • 3- Malm S, Linguissi LS, Tekwu EM, Vouvoungui JC, Kohl TA, Beckert P, Sidibe A, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Madzou-Laboum IK, Kwedi S, Penlap Beng V, Frank M, Ntoumi F, Niemann S. 2017. New Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Sublineage, Brazzaville, Congo. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;23(3):423-429. doi: 10.3201/eid2303.160679.
  • 4- Girardi E, Sañé Schepisi M, Goletti D, Bates M, Mwaba P, Yeboah-Manu D, Ntoumi F, Palmieri F, Maeurer M, Zumla A, Ippolito G. 2017The global dynamics of diabetes and tuberculosis: the impact of migration and policy implications. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;56:45-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.01.018.
  • 5- Zumla A, Otchere ID, Mensah GI, Asante-Poku A, Gehre F, Maeurer M, Bates M, Mwaba P, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D. 2017. Learning from epidemiological, clinical, and immunological studies on Mycobacterium africanum for improving current understanding of host-pathogen interactions, and for the development and evaluation of diagnostics, host-directed therapies, and vaccines for tuberculosis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Mar;56:126-129. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.12.003.
  • 6- Bates M, Hassan R, Marais B, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D. 2017. Challenging dogma and stagnation in TB research. International Journal of Mycobacteriology. 2016 Dec;5(4):373. doi: 10.1016/S2212-5531(16)30251-5.
  • 7- Ndounga Diakou LA, Ntoumi F, Ravaud P, Boutron I. 2017. Published randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa focus on high-burden diseases but are frequently funded and led by high-income countries. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Feb;82:29-36.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.10.008.
  • 8- Ansumana R, Keitell S, Roberts GM, Ntoumi F, Petersen E, Ippolito G, Zumla A. 2017. Impact of infectious disease epidemics on tuberculosis diagnostic, management, and prevention services: experiences and lessons from the 2014-2015 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2017 Mar;56:101-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.10.010.
  • 9- Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Luc Christian Gwom, Celine Nguefeu Nkenfou, Matthew Bates , Eskild Petersen, Alimuddin Zumla, Francine Ntoumi. 2017. Health systems in the Republic of Congo: challenges and opportunities for implementing tuberculosis and HIV collaborative service, research, and training activities. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 56 (2017) 6.
  • 11- Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Sankarganesh Jeyaraj, Christian N Nguetse, Charles Nchotebah Nkonganyi , Kossiwa Clarisse Kokou, Mandingha K Etoka-Beka, Francine Ntoumi , Thirumalaisamy P Velavan. 2017. Molecular surveillance of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in the Republic of Congo: four and nine years after the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapies Malaria Journal 16:155 DOI 10.1186/s12936‐017‐1816‐x
  • 12- Thaisa Lucas Sandri, Selorme Adukpo, Dao Phuong Giang, Christian N. Nguetse, 
Fabiana Antunes Andrade, Hoang van Tong, Nguyen Linh Toan, Le Huu Song, 
Preetham Elumalai, Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Vijaya Lakshmi Valluri, Francine Ntoumi, 
Christian G. Meyer, Iara Jose de Messias Reason, Peter G. Kremsner, Thirumalaisamy 
P. Velavan
. 2017. Geographical Distribution of Complement Receptor Type 1 Variants and their Associated Disease Risk PLOS One May 17;12(5):e0175973. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175973. eCollection 2017.
  • 14- Nguyen TN, Baaklini S, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Ndounga M, Torres M, Pradel L, Ntoumi F, Rihet P. 2017. Association of a functional TNF variant with Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia in a Congolese population Genes and Immunity.. Sep;18(3):152-157. doi: 10.1038/gene.2017.13. Epub 2017 Jul 13.
  • 15- Alimuddin Zumla, Giuseppe Ippolito, Brian McCloskey, Matthew Bates, Rashid Ansumana, David Heymann, Richard Kock, Francine Ntoumi, for the PANDORA-ID-NET consortium.2017. Enhancing Preparedness for Tackling New and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemic Threats. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine .(PublishedonlineMay16,2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/PII) .
  • 16- Lee Aymar NDOUNGA DIAKOU; Francine NTOUMI; Philippe RAVAUD; Isabelle BOUTRON. 2017Avoidable waste related to inadequate methods and incomplete reporting of interventions:2017. à systematic review of randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa. Trials..18:291. DOI 10.1186/s13063-017-2034-0.
  • 17- Sabrina Baaklini, Sarwat Afrid, Thy Ngoc Nguyen, Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Mathieu Ndounga, Jean Imbert, Magali Torres, Lydie Pradel, Francine Ntoumi and Pascal Rihet. 2017. Association of a cis-regulatory NCR3 SNP with mild malaria in a Congolese population. Plos One... doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187818 November 9, 2017
  • 18- Faik I, van Tong H, Lell B, Meyer CG, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP.2017. Pyruvate Kinase and Fcγ Receptor Gene Copy Numbers Associated With Malaria Phenotypes. Journal of Infectious Diseases...2017 Jul 15;216(2):276-282. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix284. PMID:28605553.
  • 19- . Nguetse CN, Adegnika AA, Agbenyega T, Ogutu BR, Krishna S, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP.2017. Molecular markers of anti-malarial drug resistance in Central, West and East African children with severe malaria Malaria Journal ..2017 May 23;16(1):217. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1868-y. PMID:28535801.
  • Publications 2016

  • 1- Koukouikila-Koussounda Felix and Ntoumi Francine. 2016. Malaria epidemiological research in the Republic of Congo. Malaria Journal 15:598.
  • 2- Zumla A, Otchere ID, Mensah GI, Asante-Poku A, Gehre F, Maeurer M, Bates M, Mwaba P, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D. 2016. Learning from epidemiological, clinical and immunological studies on Mycobacterium africanum for improving current understanding of host-pathogen interactions, and for the development and evaluation of diagnostics, host-directed therapies and vaccines for Tuberculosis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases Dec 12. pii: S1201-9712( 16)31646-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.12.003.
  • 3- Ndounga Diakou LA, Ntoumi F, Ravaud P, Boutron I. Published randomized trials performed in Sub-Saharan Africa focus on high burden diseases but are frequently funded and led by high income countries. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0895-4356(16)30610-2.
  • 4- Ansumana R, Keitell S, Roberts GM, Ntoumi F, Petersen E, Ippolito G, Zumla A. Impact of Infectious Disease Epidemics on Tuberculosis Diagnostic, Management and Prevention Services: Experiences and Lessons from the 2014-2015 Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases Nov 3. pii: S1201-9712(16)31194-8.
  • 5- David Stucki, Daniela Brites, Leïla Jeljeli et al. Francine Ntoumi. 2016. Generalists and specialists in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Nature Genetics. Oct 31. doi: 10.1038/ng.3704.
  • 6- Zumla A, Rao M, Wallis RS, Kaufmann SH, Rustomjee R, Mwaba P, Vilaplana C, Yeboah-Manu D, Chakaya J, Ippolito G, Azhar E, Hoelscher M, Maeurer M; Host-Directed Therapies Network consortium. 2016. Host-directed therapies for infectious diseases: current status, recent progress, and future prospects. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Apr;16(4):e47-63. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00078-5.
  • 7- Zumla A, Dar O, Kock R, Muturi M, Ntoumi F, Kaleebu P, Eusebio M, Mfinanga S, Bates M, Mwaba P, Ansumana R, Khan M, Alagaili AN, Cotten M, Azhar EI, Maeurer M, Ippolito G, Petersen E. 2016. Taking forward a 'One Health' approach for turning the tide against the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and other zoonotic pathogens with epidemic potential. International Journal of  Infectious Diseases. Jun;47:5-9.
  • 8- Christian N. Nguetse, Christian G. Meyer, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Tsiri Agbenyega, Bernhards R. Ogutu, Peter G. Kremsner and Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan . 2016. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and reduced haemoglobin levels in African children with severe malaria. Malaria Journal 15:346.
  • 9- Susann Dupke , Kehinde A Akinsinde , Roland Grunow, Bamidele A Iwalokun, Daniel K Olukoy,
    Afoladi Oluwadun, Thirumalaisamy P Velavan, and Daniela Jacob. 2016. Characterization of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated from
    the Nigerian cholera outbreak in 2010. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Aug 3 ; 01467-16. doi:10.1128/JCM.
  • 10- Ntoumi Francine, Bakoua Damien,  Fesser Anna , Kombo Michael, Vouvoungui Jeannhey Christevy, Koukouikila-Koussounda Félix. 2016.  Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum asymptomatic infection in pregnant women from the Republic of Congo. Acta Tropica 153 : 111–115.
  • 11- Alimuddin Zumla, Ian Goodfellow, Francis Kasolo, Francine Ntoumi, Matthew Bates,  Esam I Azhar,  Matthew Cotten, Eskild Petersen. 2016. New and re-emerging pathogens with epidemic potential: Zika virus outbreak and the case for building effective and sustainable rapid diagnostics laboratory capacities globally. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 4 ; 45 :92-94.
  • 12- Francine Ntoumi, Pontiano Kaleebu, Eusebio Macete, Sayoki Mfinanga, Jeremiah Chakaya, Peter Mwaba, Eskild Petersen and  Alimuddin Zumla. 2016. Taking forward the World TB Day 2016 theme for the WHO Africa Region: “Unite to End Tuberculosis”. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. S1201-9712(16)30989-4.
  • 13- Mandingha Kosso Etoka-beka, Francine Ntoumi, Michael Kombo, Julia Deibert, Pierre Poulain, Christevy Vouvoungui, Simon Charles Kobawila and Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda . 2016. Plasmodium falciparum infection in febrile Congolese children: prevalence of clinical malaria ten years after introduction of Artemisinin-combination therapies.. Tropical Medicine & International Health. . 2016 Sep 27. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12786 .
  • Publications 2015

  • 1- Francine Ntoumi, 2015. Une recherche respectant les règles de l’éthique : rêve ou réalité en Afrique Centrale ? La lettre Médicale du Congo. N°001, Septembre 2015 p 7-9.[PDF]
  • 2- Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Pierre Poulain, Francine Ntoumi. 2015 HIV-1 genetic diversity in the Republic of Congo: fifteen years in review. JSM Microbiology3(2): 1025.
  • 3- Mathieu Ndounga, Pembe Mayengue Issamou, Prisca Nadine Casimiro, Félix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Michel Bitemo, Brunelle Diassivy Matondo, Lee Aymar Ndounga Diakou, Leonardo K Basco, Francine Ntoumi.  2015.Amodiaquine-artesunate versus artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria in Congolese children under 10 years old living in a suburban area: a randomized study. Malaria Journal 14:423.
  • 4- Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Dagene Fruinovy Ebourombi , Anissa Sidibe , Thomas Serge Kivouele, Jeannhey  Christevy Vouvoungui ,   Pierre Poulain, Francine Ntoumi. Factors influencing acceptability of voluntary HIV testing among pregnant women in Gamboma, The Republic of Congo. BMC Research Notes. Nov 6;8:652. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1651-5.
  • 5- Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Christevy Jeannhey Vouvoungui, Pierre Poulain, G. Bango Essassa, Sylvie Kwedi, Francine Ntoumi. Diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis based on clinical signs in the Republic of Congo.. BMC Research Notes. Dec 18;8(1):804. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1774-8.
  • 6- Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Cyrille Bisseye, Pierre Poulain, Francine Ntoumi, Jacques Simpore. 2015. Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) in the Republic of Congo: Challenges to implementation. Journal of AIDS Clinical Research Volume 6, Issue 9- 1000503.
  • 7- Mishra S, Antony JS, Gai P, Sundaravadivel P, Tong HV, Jha AN, Singh LS, Velavan TP, Thangaraj K. 2015. Mannose-Binding Lectin (MBL) as a susceptible host factor influencing Indian Visceral Leishmaniasis. Parasitology International 64, 591-596.
  • 8- Mayindou G, Ngokana B, Sidibé A, Moundélé V, Koukouikila-Koussounda F, Vouvoungui JC, Nolna SK, Velavan TP, Ntoumi F. 2015. Molecular epidemiology and surveillance of circulating rotavirus and adenovirus in Congolese children with gastroenteritis. Journal of Medical Virology Sep 17. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24382.
  • 9- WWARN Artemisinin based Combination Therapy (ACT) Africa Baseline Study 2015. Clinical determinants of early parasitological response to ACTs in African patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a literature review and meta-analysis of individual patient data. BMC Medicine 13:212. [PDF]
  • 10- Alimuddin Zumla, Jeremiah Chakaya, Michael Hoelscher, Francine Ntoumi, and the Host-Directed Therapies Network (HDT-NET) Consortiumand the Host-Directed Therapies Network HDT-NET Consortium. Host-Directed Therapies for Tackling Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Learning From the Pasteur-Bechamp Debates. Clinical  Infectious Diseases. 2015 Jul 28.  [PDF]
  • 11- Alimuddin Zumla, Jeremiah Chakaya, Michael Hoelscher, Francine Ntoumi, et al. 2015. 2Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Jul 17. doi: 10.1038/nrd4696.[pdf1]
  • 12- Alimuddin Zumla,  Roxana Rustomjee, Francine Ntoumi, Peter Mwaba, Matthew Bates, Markus Maeurer, David S. Huit,  Eskild Petersen. 2015. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - need for increased vigilance and 3 watchful surveillance for MERS-CoV in sub-Saharan African Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases Jul 2;37:77-79. [pdf2]
  • 13- Oluyinka OO, Tong HV, Bui Tien S, Fagbami AH, Adekanle O, Ojurongbe O, Bock CT, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP* (2015). Occult hepatitis B virus infection in Nigerian blood donors and hepatitis B virus transmission risks. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 6;10(7):e0131912. [PDF]
  • 14- Antony JS, Ojurongbe O, Meyer CG, Thangaraj K, Mishra A, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP* (2015) Correlation of Interleukin-6 levels and lectins during Schistosoma haematobium infection. Cytokine. 2015 May 14. pii: S1043-4666(15)00170-2.
  • 15- Ojurongbe O, Antony JS, Tong HV, Meyer CG, Akindele AA, Sina-Agbaje OR, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP* (2015). Low MBL-associated serine protease 2 (MASP-2) levels correlate with urogenital schistosomiasis in Nigerian children. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2015 Jun 5. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12551.
  • 16- Mishra A, Antony JS, Sundaravadivel P, Tong HV, Meyer CG, Jalli RD, Velavan TP* Thangaraj K (2015). Association of ficolin-2 serum levels and FCN2 genetic variants with Indian visceral leishmaniasis. PLOSONE May 12;10(5):e0125940. [PDF]
  • 17- Ngo Tat Trung, Tran Thi Thu Hien, Tran Thi Thanh Huyen, Dao Thanh Quyen, Mai Thanh Binh, Phan Quoc Hoan, Christian G Meyer, Thirumalaisamy P Velavan and Le Huu Song. 2015. Simple multiplex PCR assays to detect common pathogens and associated genes encoding for acquired extended spectrum betalactamases (ESBL) or carbapenemases from surgical site specimens in Vietnam. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 14:23
  • 18- Koukouikila-Koussounda Felix, Bakoua Damien, Fesser Anna, Nkombo Michael, Vouvoungui Christevy, Vouvoungui Christevy, Francine Ntoumi . 2015. High prevalence of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance-associated mutations in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from pregnant women in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.  (Sous presse Infection, Genetics and Evolution) [PDF]
  • 19- Tong H, Song L, Hoan N, Cuong B, Sy B, Son H, Quyet D, Binh V, Kremsner PG, Bock C, Velavan TP, Toan N. 2015. Soluble MICB protein levels and platelet counts during hepatitis B virus infection and response to hepatocellular carcinoma treatment. BMC Infectious Diseases 2015, 15:25 [PDF].
  • 20- Antony JS, Ojurongbe O, Kremsner PG, Velavan TP. 2015. Lectin Complement Protein Collectin 11 (CL-K1) and Susceptibility to Urinary Schistosomiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 25;9(3) [PDF]
  • 21- WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) AS-AQ Study Group. The Effect of Dosing Strategies on the Therapeutic Efficacy of Artesunate Amodiaquine for Uncomplicated Malaria: A Meta-Analysis of Individual Patient Data. 2015. BMC  Medicine, In Press. [PDF]
  • 22- Christian Ngouadjio Nguetse & Peter G. Kremsner & Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan. FOXO3A regulatory polymorphism and susceptibility to severe malaria in Gabonese children. Immunogenetics. 2015 Feb;67(2):67-71.
  • Publications 2014

  • 1- Port JR, Nguetse C, Adukpo S, Velavan TP. 2014. A reliable and rapid method for molecular detection of malarial parasites using microwave irradiation and loop mediated isothermal amplification.  Malaria Journal Nov 24;13(1):454.
  • 2- Anshuman Mishra, Aditya nath Jha, Hoang van Tong, Vipin Kumar Singh, Carlos E.M. Gomes, Lalji Singh, Thirumalaissamy P. Velavan, Kumarasamy Thangaraj.  Analysis of genetic variants in the IL-4 promoter and VNTR loci in Indian patients with visceral leishmaniasis. 2014. Human Immunology. Dec;75(12):1177-81.
  • 3- Anissa Sidibe , Dagene Fruinovy Ebourombi, Thomas Serge Kivouele, Jeannhey  Christevy Vouvoungui,  Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi, Francine Ntoumi. Factors influencing acceptability of voluntary HIV testing among pregnant women in Gamboma, The Republic of Congo. African. 2014. African Journal of Health Sciences. [Télécharger le pdf]
  • 4- Seleshi Kebede Mekonnen, Abraham Aseffa, Nega Berhe, Tilahun Teklehaymanot, Ronald M Clouse, Tamirat Gebru, Girmay Medhin and Thirumalaisamy P Velavan. 2014. Return of chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium falciparum parasites and emergence of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia. Malaria Journal , 13:244. [Télécharger le pdf]
  • 5- Laure S Ghoma Linguissi,  Pembe Issamou Mayengue, Anissa S Sidibe,  Chris J Vouvoungui, Mitawa Missontsa,  Igor Kevin Madzou-Laboum,  Gaston Bango Essassa,  Sunny Oyakhirome,  Matthias Frank,  Veronique Penlap and Francine Ntoumi. 2014. Prevalence of national treatment algorithm defined smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV positive patients in Brazzaville Republic of Congo. BMC Research Notes. 7:578; DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-578. [Télécharger le pdf]
  • 6- Emmanuel Mouafo Tekwu, Larissa Kamgue Sidze, Jean-Paul Assam Assam, Jean-Claude Tedom, Serges Tchatchouang, Gaëlle Guiewi Makafe, Anne-Laure Tchokote Wetewale, Christopher Kuaban, Sara Eyangoh, Francine Ntoumi, Véronique N Penlap Beng and Matthias Frank. 2014. Sequence analysis for detection of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates from the Central Region of Cameroon. BMC Microbiology 2014, 14:113. [Télécharger le pdf]
  • 7- Larissa Kamgue Sidze, Emmanuel Mouafo Tekwu, Christopher Kuaban, Jean-Paul Assam Assam, Jean-Claude Tedom, Sara Eyangoh, François-Xavier Fouda, Désiré Nolna,  Francine Ntoumi , Matthias Frank, Véronique N. Penlap Beng. 2014. Strong Decrease in Streptomycin-Resistance and Absence of XDR 12 Years after the Reorganization of the National Tuberculosis Control Program in the Central Region of Cameroon. PLOS ONE. June 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | e98374 [Télécharger le pdf]
  • 8- Isabela Goeldner, Thelma L. Skare, Shirley R. Utiyama, Renato M. Nisihara, Hoang van Tong, Iara J. T. Messias-Reason, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan.  2014. Mannose Binding Lectin and Susceptibility to Rheumatoid Arthritis in Brazilian Patients and Their Relatives. PLOS ONE.April 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | e95519. [Télécharger le pdf]
  • Publications 2013

  • 1- Williams JR, Sprumont D, Hirtle M, Adebamowo C, Braunschweiger P, Bull S, Burri C, Czarkowski M, Fan CT, Franck C, Gefenas E, Geissbuhler A, Klingmann I, Kouyaté B, Kraehenbhul JP, Kruger M, Moodley K, Ntoumi F, Nyirenda T, Pym A, Silverman H, Tenorio S. 2013. Consensus standards for introductory e-learning courses in human participants research ethics. J Med Ethics. Aug 19. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101572. Télécharger le pdf
  • 2- Miiro G, Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer O, Sarr O, Rahmani M, Ntoumi F, Dheda K, Pym A, Mboup S, Kaleebu P . 2013. EDCTP Regional Networks of Excellence: unprecedented changes in the landscape of clinical trials in Africa.  BMC Public Health Mar 22;13:258. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-258. Télécharger le pdf
  • 3- Odile Ouwe-Missi-Oukem-Boyer, Nchangwi Syntia Munung, Francine Ntoumi, Aceme Nyika and Godfrey B. Tangwa. 2013. Capacity Building of Health Research Ethics in Central Africa: Key players, current state and recommendations. Bioethica Forum. Télécharger le pdf
  • 4- Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Ange-Antoine Abena, August Nzoungani, Jean-Vivien Mombouli, Jean-Maurille Ouamba,  Jürgen Kun, Francine Ntoumi . 2013. In vitro evaluation of antiplasmodial activity of extracts of Acanthospermum hispidum DC (Asteraceae) and Ficus thonningii Blume (Moraceae), two plants used in traditional medicine in the Republic of Congo.  African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines . Volume 10, No. 2, 2013. pp.270-276. Télécharger le pdf
  • 5- Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Francine Ntoumi, Mathieu Ndounga, Hoang V. Tong, Peter G. Kremsner, Ange-Antoine Abena, Velavan TP. 2013. Regulatory polymorphisms in the promoter region of STAT6 and FOXP3 are associated with protection against uncomplicated malaria and high Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in Congolese children. Malaria Journal Jan8; 12:9. Télécharger le pdf
  • 6- Mathieu Ndounga, Pembe Issamou Mayengue, Prisca Nadine Casimiro, Dieudonné Loumouamou, Leonardo K Basco, Francine Ntoumi and Philippe Brasseur. 2013. Artesunate-amodiaquine efficacy in Congolese children with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Brazzaville. Malaria Journal. Feb 5;12:53. Télécharger le pdf
  • 7- Francine Ntoumi, Jeannhey C.Vouvoungui, Rod Ibara, Miguel Landry, Anissa Sidibé.. 2013. Malaria burden and case management in the Republic of Congo: Limited use and application of Rapid Diagnostic Tests results.  BMC Public Health . Feb 14;13(1):135. Télécharger le pdf
  • Publications 2012

  • 1- Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Vladimir Malonga, Pembe Issamou Mayengue, Mathieu Ndounga, Christevy Jeannhey Vouvoungui and Francine Ntoumi. 2012. Genetic polymorphism of merozoite surface protein 2 and prevalence of K76T pfcrt mutation in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from Congolese children with asymptomatic infections. Malaria Journal, 11:105.
  • 2- Rod Ibara-Okabande, Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Mathieu Ndounga, Jeannhey Vouvoungui, Vladimir Malonga, Prisca Nadine Casimiro, Jean Rosaire Ibara, Anissa Sidibe, Francine Ntoumi. 2012. Reduction of multiplicity of infections but no change in msp2 genetic diversity in P. falciparum isolates from Congolese children after introduction of artemisin-combination therapies. Malaria Journal, 11:410 (7 December 2012).
  • 3- Francine Ntoumi, Jeannhey C Vouvoungui, Rod Ibara, Miguel Landry, Anissa Sidibé. 2012. Towards implementation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria case management in health centers of the Republic of Congo. Malaria Journal 11(Suppl 1):P71.
  • 4- Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Francine Ntoumi, Mathieu Ndounga, Hoang V. Tong, Peter G. Kremsner, Ange-Antoine Abena, Velavan TP. Regulatory polymorphisms in the promoter region of STAT6 and FOXP3 are associated with protection against uncomplicated malaria and high Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in Congolese children. Malaria Journal. Sous presse
  • Publications 2011

  • 1- Pembe Issamou Mayengue, Mathieu Ndounga, Freddy Vladimir Malonga, Michel Bitemo, Francine Ntoumi. 2011. Genetic polymorphism of merozoite surface protein-1 and merozoite surface protein-2 in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. In Press, Malaria Journal, Sep 22;10(1):276
  • 2- The Ant Who Learned to Be an Elephant. Francine Ntoumi.2011. Science. Vol 333, N° 6051, pages 1824-1825. [Download]
  • 3- Matthias Frank, Nicola Lehners, Pembe I Mayengue, Julian Gabor, Matthias Dal-Bianco, David U Kombila, Ghyslain Mombo Ngoma, Christian Supan, Bertrand Lell, Francine Ntoumi, Martin P Grobusch, Klaus Dietz and Peter G Kremsner. A thirteen-year analysis of Plasmodium falciparum populations reveals high conservation of the mutant pfcrt haplotype despite the withdrawal of chloroquine from national treatment guidelines in Gabon. Malaria Journal 10 (1) 304
  • 4- Selidji T Agnandji, Florian Kurth ,Jose F Fernandes, Solange A Soulanoudjingar, Beatrice P Abossolo, Gyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Arti Basra, Raquel Gonzalez, Gondo Kizito, Pembe I Mayengue, Lorenz Auer-Hackenberg, Saadou Issifou, Bertrand Lell, Ayola A Adegnika, Michael Ramharter. 2011. The use of paediatric artemisinin combinations in sub-Saharan Africa: a snapshot questionnaire survey of health care personnel. Malaria Journal2011, 10:365
  • Publications 2010

  • 1- Ngoundou-Landji J, Nwuba RI, Anumudu CI, Odaibo AB, Matondo Maya WD, Awobode HO, Okafor CM, Morenikeji OA, Asinobi A, Nwagwu M, Holder AA, Ntoumi F. 2010. Fine specificity of anti-MSP119 antibodies and multiplicity of Plasmodium falciparum Merozoite Surface Protein 1 types in individuals in Nigeria with sub- microscopic infection. Malaria Journal. Oct 18;9:287
  • 2- Francine Ntoumi, Gunilla Priebe. 2010. Africanizing scientific knowledge: The Multilateral Initiative on Malaria as a model? Malaria Journal, Decembre 9 (Suppl 3):S7. http://www.malariajournal.com/content/9/S3/S7
  • 3- Clara Menendez, Marita Troye-Blomberg, Francine Ntoumi, Esperança EJ Sevene, AzucenaBardaji,Myriam ArevaloandRose GF Leke. 2010. Women and malaria research in the 21st century”.Blog “Speaking of Medicine”. http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/2010/09/22/women-and-malaria-research-in-the-21st-century/PLOS blog network frontpage http://blogs.plos.org/