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I work at the Menzies School of Health Reserach and am interested in the interaction of the G6PD enzyme deficiency and the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax in the human host. In addition I assess G6PD deficiency as a risk factor in standard malaria treatment.

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Research Output 2008 2017

A comparison of three quantitative methods to estimate G6PD activity in the chittagong hill tracts, Bangladesh

Ley, B., Alam, M. S., O'Donnell, J. J., Hossain, M. S., Kibria, M. G., Jahan, N., Ali Khan, W., Ley-Thriemer, K., Chatfield, M. D., Price, R. N. & Richards, J. S. 1 Jan 2017 In : PLoS One. 12, 1, e0169930

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase
quantitative analysis
Biosensing Techniques

Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study

Marks, F. , von Kalckreuth, V. , Aaby, P. , Adu-Sarkodie, Y. , El Tayeb, M. A. , Ali, M. , Aseffa, A. , Baker, S. , Biggs, H. M. , Bjerregaard-Andersen, M. , Breiman, R. F. , Campbell, J. I. , Cosmas, L. , Crump, J. A. , Espinoza, L. M. C. , Deerin, J. F. , Dekker, D. M. , Fields, B. S. , Gasmelseed, N. , Hertz, J. T. & 39 others Van Minh Hoang, N., Im, J., Jaeger, A., Jeon, H. J., Kabore, L. P., Keddy, K. H., Konings, F., Krumkamp, R., Ley, B., Løfberg, S. V., May, J., Meyer, C. G., Mintz, E. D., Montgomery, J. M., Niang, A. A., Nichols, C., Olack, B., Pak, G. D., Panzner, U., Park, J. K., Park, S. E., Rabezanahary, H., Rakotozandrindrainy, R., Raminosoa, T. M., Razafindrabe, T. J. L., Sampo, E., Schütt-Gerowitt, H., Sow, A. G., Sarpong, N., Seo, H. J., Sooka, A., Soura, A. B., Tall, A., Teferi, M., Thriemer, K., Warren, M. R., Yeshitela, B., Clemens, J. D. & Wierzba, T. F. 1 Mar 2017 In : The Lancet Global Health. 5, 3, p. e310-e323

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population Surveillance
Africa South of the Sahara
Typhoid Fever
Plasmodium falciparum

Population-based incidence, seasonality and serotype distribution of invasive salmonellosis among children in Nanoro, rural Burkina Faso

Guiraud, I., Post, A., Diallo, S. N., Lompo, P., Maltha, J., Thriemer, K., Tahita, C. M., Ley, B., Derra, K., Bottieau, E., Kazienga, A., Schurmans, C., Ravinetto, R., Rouamba, E., Griensven, J. V., Bertrand, S., Tinto, H. & Jacobs, J. 1 Jul 2017 In : PLoS One. 12, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkina Faso
Salmonella Infections

Comparison of three screening test kits for G6PD enzyme deficiency: Implications for its use in the radical cure of vivax malaria in remote and resource-poor areas in the philippines

Espino, F., Bibit, J. A., Sornillo, J. B., Tan, A., von Seidlein, L. & Ley, B. 2016 In : PLoS One. 11, 2, p. 1-12 12 p., e014817

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
enzyme deficiencies
analytical kits
glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase