Centre For Opportunistic Tropical And Hospital Infections

Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Hospital Infections: publications for 2014.
1.       Van Hougenhouck-Tulleken WG, Papavarnavas NS, Nel JS, Blackburn LY, Govender NP, Spencer DC, Lippincott CK. HIV-associated disseminated emmonsiosis, Johannesburg, South Africa. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2014; 20: 2164-2166
2.       Jarvis JN, Bicanic T, Loyse A, Meintjes G, Hogan L, Roberts CH, Shoham S, Perfect JR, Govender NP, Harrison TS. Very low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are not associated with immunologic changes or clinical outcome in South African patients with HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2014; 59: 493-500
3.       Govender NP, Dlamini S. Management of HIV-associated cryptococcal disease in South Africa. South African Medical Journal 2014; 104: 896
4.       Govender NP, Magobo RE, Zulu TG, du Plooy M, Corcoran C. Disseminated fatal Talaromyces (Pencillium) marneffei infection in a returning HIV-infected traveller. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine 2014; 15: 154-155  
5.       Fortuin-de Smidt MC, Singh-Moodley A, Badat R, Quan V, Kularatne R, Nana T, Lekalakala R, Govender NP, Perovic O, for GERMS-SA. Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Gauteng academic hospitals, South Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2015; 30: e41-e48
6.       Govender NP, Meintjes G, Banoo S. Access to flucytosine for HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis: an urgent need. South African Medical Journal 2014; 104: 594-595
7.       Koekemoer LL, Waniwa K, Brooke BD, Nkosi G, Mabuza A. Larval salinity tolerance of two members of the Anopheles funestus group. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 2014; 28: 187-192
8.       Lees RS, Knols B, Bellini R, Benedict MQ, Bheecarry A, Bossin HC, Chadee DD, Charlwood J, Dabire RK, Djogbenou L, Egyir-Yawson A, Gato R, Gouagna LC, Hassan MM, Khan SA, Koekemoer, LL, Lemperiere G, Manoukis NC, Mozuraitis R, Pitts RJ, Simard F, Gilles J. Review: Improving our knowledge of male mosquito biology in relation to genetic control programmes. Acta Tropica 2014; 132S: S2-S11
9.       Yamada H, Vreysen MJB, Gilles JRL, Munhenga G, Damiens DD. The effects of genetic manipulation, dieldrin treatment and irradiation on the mating competitiveness of male Anopheles arabiensis in field cages. Malaria Journal 2014; 13: 318
10.   Dahan YL, Koekemoer LL.  Analysis of the genitalia rotation in the male Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae). Acta Tropica 2014;132S: S20-S25
11.   Knox TB, Juma EO, Ochomo EO, Jamet HP, Ndungo L, Chege P, Bayoh MN, N’guessan R, Christian RN, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. An online tool for mapping insecticide resistance in major Anopheles vectors of human malaria parasites and review of resistance status for the Afrotropical region. Parasites & Vectors 2014; 7: 76
12.   Nardini L, Blanford S, Coetzee M, Koekemoer LL. Effect of Beauveria bassiana infection on detoxification enzyme transcription in pyrethroid resistant Anopheles arabiensis: a preliminary study. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2014; 108: 221-227
13.   Coetzee M. How important are Dipteran vectors of disease in Africa?  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2014; 108: 179-180
14.   Abdalla H, Wilding CS, Nardini L, Pignatelli P, Koekemoer LL, Ranson H, Coetzee, M. Insecticide resistance in An. arabiensis in Sudan: temporal trends and underlying mechanisms. Parasites & Vectors 2014; 7: 213
15.   Oliver SV, Brooke BD. The effect of multiple blood-feeding on the longevity and insecticide resistant phenotype in the major malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasites & Vectors 2014; 7: 390
16.   Roberts DR, Maharaj R, Coetzee M, Hunt RH, Govere J, Tren R, Urbach J, Attaran A, Blumberg L. Response to Bouwman H et al. Halogenated pollutants in terrestrial and aquatic bird eggs: Converging patterns of pollutant profiles, and impacts and risks from higher levels.  Environmental Research 2014; 132: 457-458
17.   Wood OR, Spillings BL, Hunt RH, Koekemoer LL, Coetzee M, Brooke BD. Sub-lethal pyrethroid exposure at the larval or adult life stage and selection for resistance in the major African malaria vector Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae). African Entomology 2014; 22: 636-642
18.   Choi KS, Christian R, Nardini L, Wood OR, Agubuzo E, Muleba M, Munyati S, Makuwaza A, Koekemoer LL, Brooke BD, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. Insecticide resistance and role in malaria transmission of Anopheles funestus populations from Zambia and Zimbabwe. Parasites & Vectors 2014; 7: 464
19.   Lyons CL, Coetzee M, Terblanche JS, Chown SL. Desiccation tolerance as a function of age, sex, humidity and temperature in adults of the African malaria vectors Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus. Journal of Experimental Biology 2014; 217: 3823-3833
20.   Kaiser ML, Duncan FD, Brooke BD. Embryonic development and rates of metabolic activity in early and late hatching eggs of the major malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. PLOS One 2014; 9: e114381
21.   Blumberg L, Frean J, Moonasar D and the SA Malaria Elimination Committee. Successfully controlling malaria in South Africa. South African Medical Journal 2014; 104S: S224-S227.
22.   Strydom KA, Ismail F, Frean J. Plasmodium ovale malaria: a case of not-so-benign tertian malaria. Malaria Journal 2014; 13: 85
23.   Frean J, Brooke B, Thomas J, Blumberg L. Odyssean malaria outbreaks in Gauteng Province, 2007-2013. South African Medical Journal 2014; 104: 335-338
24.   Ladapo TA, Nourse P, Pillay K, Frean J, Birkhead M, Poonsamy B, Gajjar P. Microsporidiosis in pediatric renal transplant patients in Cape Town, South Africa: Two case reports. Pediatric Transplantation 2014; 18: e220-e226
25.   Bengis R, Frean J. Anthrax as an example of the ‘One Health’ concept. OIE Scientific and Technical Review 2014; 33: 593-604
Book Chapters
  1. Perovic O. Understanding antibiotics. In: Blumberg L, ed. MIMS Handbook of Infectious Diseases. Johannesburg: MIMS, 2014: 208-215
  2. Govender NP. Fungal infections in general practice. In: Blumberg L, ed. MIMS Handbook of Infectious Diseases. Johannesburg: MIMS, 2014: 95-102
  3. Stein CM, Parry C, Frean J, Warrell D, Suputtamongkol Y, Griffith K, et al. Multi-system diseases and infections. In: Davidson R, Brent A, Seale A (eds). Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, 4th Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014: 729-822
  4. Frean J. Schistosomiasis. In: Blumberg L, ed. MIMS Handbook of Infectious Diseases. Johannesburg: MIMS, 2014: 198-202
  5. Frean J. Intestinal worms. In: Blumberg L, ed. MIMS Handbook of Infectious Diseases. Johannesburg: MIMS, 2014: 203-207
  6. Frean J. Animal bites. In: Blumberg L, ed. MIMS Handbook of Infectious Diseases. Johannesburg: MIMS, 2014:216-220