Publications

  1. Nalwoga A, Cose S, Wakeham K, Miley W, Ndibazza J, Drakeley C, Elliott A, Whitby D, Newton R.  Association between malaria exposure and Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus seropositivity in Uganda. Trop Med Int Health. 2015 May;20(5):665-672.
  2. Lule SA, Mawa P, Nkurunungi G, Nampijja M, Kizito D, Akello F, Muhangi L, Elliott AM, Webb EL. Factors associated with tuberculosis infection, and with anti-mycobacterial immune responses, among five year olds BCG-immunised at birth in Entebbe, Uganda. Vaccine 2015, 33(6):796-804.
  3. Mpairwe H, Ndibazza J, Webb EL, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Apule B, Lule S, Akurut H, Kizito D, Kakande M, Jones FM, Fitzsimmons CM, Muwanga M, Rodrigues LC, Dunne DW, Elliott AM. Maternal hookworm modifies the risk factors for eczema in childhood: birth cohort in Uganda. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014, 25(5):481-8.
  4. Millard JD, Muhangi L, Sewankambo M, Ndibazza J, Elliott AM, Webb EL. Assessing the external validity of a randomised, controlled trial of anthelminthics in mothers and their children in Entebbe, Uganda, using a two-stage cluster sample community survey. Trials 2014, 15:310.
  5. Wammes L, Mpairwe H, Elliott AM, Yazdanbakhsh M. Helminth therapy or elimination: epidemiological, immunological, and clinical considerations.  Lancet Infectious Diseases 2014 Jun 26. pii: S1473-3099(14)70771-6. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70771-6. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Mpairwe H, Tweyongyere R, Elliott A. Pregnancy and helminth infections.  Parasite Immunology, 2014, e-pub ahead of print.
  7. Ndibazza J, Webb EL, Lule S, Mpairwe H, Akello M, Oduru G, Kizza M, Akurut H, Muhangi L, Magnussen P, Vennervald B, Elliott AM. Associations between maternal helminth and malaria infections in pregnancy, and clinical malaria in the offspring: a birth cohort in Entebbe, Uganda. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2013, 208:2007-16.
  8. Kizito D, Tweyongyere R, Namatovu A, Webb EL, Muhangi L, Lule SA, Bukenya H, Cose S, Elliott AM. Factors affecting the infant antibody response to measles immunisation in Entebbe-Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2013,13(1):619.
  9. Tweyongyere R, Naniima P, Mawa PA, Jones FM, Webb EL, Cose S, Dunne DW, Elliott AM. Effect of maternal Schistosoma mansoni infection and praziquantel treatment during pregnancy on Schistosoma mansoni infection and immune responsiveness among offspring at age five years.  PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2013, 7(10): e2501.
  10. Muhangi L, Lule SA, Mpairwe H, Ndibazza J, Kizza M, Nampijja M, Nakazibwe E, Kihembo M, Webb EL, Elliott AM. The effect of maternal HIV infection and other factors on the growth of HIV uninfected infants in Entebbe, Uganda. Journal of Public Health and Nutrition 2013,16:1548-57.
  11. Wakeham K, Webb EL, Sebina I, Nalwoga A, Muhangi L, Miley W, Johnston WT, Ndibazza J, Whitby D, Newton R, Elliott AM. Risk factors for seropositivity to Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) among children in Uganda. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2013, 63:228-33.
  12. Lule SA, Webb EL, Ndibazza J, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Akello F, Kakande M, Kizindo R, Elliott AM. Maternal recall of birth weight and birth size in Entebbe, Uganda. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2012, 17:1465-1469.
  13. Ndibazza J, Mpairwe H, Webb EL, Mawa PA, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Kihembo M, Lule SA, Rutebarika D, Apule B, Akello F, Akurut H, Oduru G, Naniima P, Kizito D, Kizza M, Kizindo R, Tweyongyere R, Alcock K, Muwanga M, Elliott AM. Impact of anthelminthic treatment in pregnancy and early childhood on response to immunisation and on the incidence of infectious diseases and eczema in early childhood: results of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. PLoS One 2012, 7:e50325.
  14. Nampijja M, Apule B, Lule S, Akurut H, Muhangi L, Webb EL, Lewis C, Elliott AM, Alcock KJ. Effects of maternal worm infections and anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy on infant motor and neurocognitive functioning.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 2012, 18: 1019-1030.
  15. Nkurunungi G, Lutangira JE, Lule SA, Akurut H, Kizindo R, Fitchett JR, Kizito D, Sebina I, Muhangi L, Webb EL, Cose S, Elliott AM. Determining Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection among BCG-immunised Ugandan Children by T-SPOT.TB and tuberculin skin testing. PLoS One 2012, 7:e47340.
  16. Webb EL, Kyosiimire-Lugemwa J, Kizito D, Nkurunziza P, Lule S, Muhangi L, Muwanga M, Kaleebu P, Elliott AM. The effect of anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy on HIV plasma viral load; results from a randomised, double blinded, placebo-controlled trial in Uganda. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2012, 60:307-13.
  17. Anderson EJ, Webb EL, Mawa PA, Kizza M, Lyadda N, Nampijja M, Elliott AM. The influence of BCG vaccine strain on mycobacteria-specific and non-specific immune responses in a prospective cohort of infants in Uganda. Vaccine 2012, 30:2083-2089.
  18. Wakeham K, Sebina I, Webb E, Muhangi L, Miley W, Johnson WT, Ndibazza J, Elliott AM, Whitby D, Newton R. Parasite infection is associated with Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) in Ugandan women. Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011, 6:15.
  19. Tweyongyere R, Mawa PA, Kihembo M, Jones FM, Webb EL, Cose S, Dunne DW, Vennervald BJ, Elliott AM. Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on immune responses to schistosome antigens among the offspring: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011; 11:234.
  20. Webb EL, Mawa PA, Ndibazza J, Kizito D, Namatovu A, Kyosiimire-Lugemwa J, Nanteza B, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Woodburn PWW, Akurut H, Mpairwe H, Akello M, Lyadda N, Bukusuba J, Kihembo M, Kizza M, Kizindo R, Nabulime J, Ameke C, Namujju PB, Tweyogyere R, Muwanga M, Whitworth JAG, Elliott AM. Effect of single-dose anthelmintic treatment during pregnancy on an infant’s response to immunisation and on susceptibility to infectious diseases in infancy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2011; 377:52-62.
  21. Mpairwe H, Webb E, Muhangi L, Ndibazza J, Akishule D, Nampijja M, Ngom-wegi S, Tumusime J, Muwanga M, Rodrigues LC, Elliott AM: Anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of allergic conditions in infancy: results from a randomised controlled trial. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2011; 22:305-12.
  22. Elliott AM, Ndibazza J, Mpairwe H, Muhangi L, Webb EL, Kizito D, Mawa P, Tweyongyere R, Muwanga M for the Entebbe Mother and Baby Study Team. Treatment with anthelminthics during pregnancy: what gains and what risks for the mother and child? Parasitology, 2011; 138(12):1499-507
  23. Ndibazza J, Lule S, Nampijja M, Mpairwe H, Oduru G, Kiggundu M, Akello M, Muhangi L, Elliott AM. A Description of Congenital Anomalies among Infants in Entebbe, Uganda.  Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 2011; doi:10.1002/bdra.20838.
  24. Nampijja M, Apule B, Lule S, Akurut H, Muhangi L, Elliott AM, Alcock KJ. Adaptation of Western measures of cognition for assessing 5-year-old semi-urban Uganda children. British Journal of Educational Psychology 2010; 80:15-30.
  25. Ndibazza J, Muhangi L, Akishule D, Kiggundu M, Ameke C, Oweka J, Kizindo R, Duong T, Kleinschmidt I, Muwanga M, Elliott AM. The effects of de-worming in pregnancy on maternal and perinatal outcomes in Entebbe Uganda: a randomised controlled trial. Clinical Infectious Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010; 50:531-540.
  26. Elliott AM, Mawa PA, Webb EL, Nampijja M, Lyada N, Bukusuba J, Kizza M, Namujju P, Nabulime J, Ndibazza J, Muwanga M, Whitworth JAG. Effects of maternal and infant co-infections, and of maternal immunisation, on the infant response to BCG and tetanus immunisation in a birth cohort in Uganda. Vaccine 2010; 29:247-255.
  27. Tweyongyere R, Mawa PA, Emojong NO, Mpairwe H, Jones FM, Duong T, Dunne DW, Vennervald BJ, Katunguka-Rwakishaya E, Elliott AM. Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on intensity of infection and antibody responses to schistosome antigens: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009, 9:32
  28. Woodburn PW, Muhangi L, Hillier S, Ndibazza J, Namujju P, Kizza M, Ameke C, Omoding NE, Booth M, Elliott AM. Risk factors for helminth, malaria and HIV infection in pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda.  PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2009; 3:e473.
  29. Kizito D, Woodburn PW, Kesande B, Ameke C, Nabulime J, Muwanga M, Grosskurth H, Elliott AM. Uptake of HIV and syphilis testing by pregnant women and their male partners in a programme for Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV transmission in Uganda.  Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2008; 13:680-682
  30. Mpairwe H, Muhangi L, Ndibazza J, Tumusiime J, Muwanga M, Rodrigues LC, Elliott AM. Skin prick test reactivity to common allergens among women in a peri-urban area in Uganda. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine 2008; 102:367-373
  31. Hillier SD, Booth M, Muhangi L, Nkurunziza P, Khihembo M, Kakande M, Sewankambo M, Kizindo R, Kizza M, Muwanga M, Bambury M, Elliott AM.  Malaria and helminth co-infection in a semi-urban population of pregnant women in Uganda. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008; 198:920-927.
  32. Tweyongyere R, Mawa PA, Ngom-Wegi S, Ndibazza J, Duong T, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW, Katunguka-Rwakishaya E, Elliott AM. Effect of praziquantel treatment during pregnancy on cytokine responses to schistosome antigens: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008, 198:1870-1879.
  33. Muhangi L, Woodburn P, Omara M, Omoding N, Kizito D, Mpairwe H, Nabulime J, Ameke C, Morison LA, Elliott AM. Associations between mild-moderate anaemia in pregnancy and helminth, malaria and HIV infection in Entebbe, Uganda.  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007; 101:899-907.
  34. Tann CJ, Kizza M, Morison L, Mabey D, Muwanga M, Grosskurth H, Elliott AM. Antenatal and maternity care seeking behaviour and practices amongst women in a semi-urban community in Southern Uganda. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2007; 7:23
  35. Elliott AM, Kizza M, Quigley MA, Ndibazza J, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Morison L, Namujju PB, Muwanga M, Kabatereine N, Whitworth JAG. The impact of helminths on the response to immunisation and on the incidence of infection and disease in childhood in Uganda: design of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, factorial trial of de-worming interventions delivered in pregnancy and early childhood [ISRCTN32849447]. Clinical Trials 2007; 4:42-57.
  36. Tann CJ, Mpairwe H, Morison L, Nassimu K, Hughes P, Omara M, Mabey D, Muwanga M, Grosskurth H, Elliott AM. Lack of effectiveness of syndromic management in targeting vaginal infections in pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2006; 82:285-289.
  37. Mpairwe H, Muhangi L, Namujju PB, Kisitu A, Tumusiime A, Muwanga M, Whitworth JAG, Onyango S, Biryahwaho B. Elliott AM. HIV risk perception and prevalence in a programme for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission: comparison of women who accept voluntary counselling and testing and those tested anonymously. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2005; 39:354-358.
  38. Elliott AM, Mpairwe H, Quigley M, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Owek-Onyee J, Muwanga M, Ndibazza J, Whitworth JAG. Helminth infection during pregnancy and development of infantile eczema.  JAMA 2005; 294:2032-2034.
  39. Elliott AM, Namujju PB, Mawa PA, Quigley MA, Nampijja M, Nkurunziza PM, Belisle JT, Muwanga M, Whitworth JAG. A randomised controlled trial of the effects of albendazole in pregnancy on maternal responses to mycobacterial antigens and infant responses to bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) immunisation [ISRCTN32849447]. BMC Infectious Diseases 2005, 5:115
  40. Bukusuba JW, Hughes P, Kizza M, Muhangi L, Muwanga M, Whitworth JAG, Elliott AM. Screening for intestinal helminth infection in a semi-urban cohort of pregnant women in Uganda. Tropical Doctor, 2004; 34:27-28.

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