Benedikt Ley

Menzies School of Health Research, PhD

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Research interests

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 2019

  • 40 Article
  • 2 Meeting Abstract
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Review article
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Analysis of erroneous data entries in paper based and electronic data collection

Ley, B., Rijal, K. R., Marfurt, J., Adhikari, N. R., Banjara, M. R., Shrestha, U. T., Thriemer, K., Price, R. N. & Ghimire, P., 22 Aug 2019, In : BMC Research Notes. 12, 1, p. 1-6 6 p., 537.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Data acquisition
Information Systems
Biomedical Research
Research Design

Multicountry Distribution and Characterization of Extended-spectrum β-Lactamase-associated Gram-negative Bacteria from Bloodstream Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa

Toy, T., Pak, G. D., Duc, T. P., Campbell, J. I., El Tayeb, M. A., Von Kalckreuth, V., Im, J., Panzner, U., Cruz Espinoza, L. M., Eibach, D., Dekker, D. M., Park, S. E., Jeon, H. J., Konings, F., Mogeni, O. D., Cosmas, L., Bjerregaard-Andersen, M., Gasmelseed, N., Hertz, J. T., Jaeger, A. & 30 others, Krumkamp, R., Ley, B., Thriemer, K., Kabore, L. P., Niang, A., Raminosoa, T. M., Sampo, E., Sarpong, N., Soura, A., Owusu-Dabo, E., Teferi, M., Yeshitela, B., Poppert, S., May, J., Kim, J. H., Chon, Y., Park, J. K., Aseffa, A., Breiman, R. F., Schütt-Gerowitt, H., Aaby, P., Adu-Sarkodie, Y., Crump, J. A., Rakotozandrindrainy, R., Meyer, C. G., Sow, A. G., Clemens, J. D., Wierzba, T. F., Baker, S. & Marks, F., 30 Oct 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69, Supplement_6, p. S449-S458 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Africa South of the Sahara
Gram-Negative Bacteria

Short-course primaquine for the radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria: a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled non-inferiority trial

Taylor, W. R. J., Thriemer, K., von Seidlein, L., Yuentrakul, P., Assawariyathipat, T., Assefa, A., Auburn, S., Chand, K., Chau, N. H., Cheah, P. Y., Dong, L. T., Dhorda, M., Degaga, T. S., Devine, A., Ekawati, L. L., Fahmi, F., Hailu, A., Hasanzai, M. A., Hien, T. T., Khu, H. & 25 others, Ley, B., Lubell, Y., Marfurt, J., Mohammad, H., Moore, K. A., Naddim, M. N., Pasaribu, A. P., Pasaribu, S., Promnarate, C., Rahim, A. G., Sirithiranont, P., Solomon, H., Sudoyo, H., Sutanto, I., Thanh, N. V., Tuyet-Trinh, N. T., Waithira, N., Woyessa, A., Yamin, F. Y., Dondorp, A., Simpson, J. A., Baird, J. K., White, N. J., Day, N. P. & Price, R. N., 14 Sep 2019, In : The Lancet. 394, 10202, p. 929-938 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Vivax Malaria
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase
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Supporting evidence for a human reservoir of invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella from household samples in Burkina Faso

Post, A. S., Diallo, S. N., Guiraud, I., Lompo, P., Tahita, M. C., Maltha, J., Van Puyvelde, S., Mattheus, W., Ley, B., Thriemer, K., Rouamba, E., Derra, K., Deborggraeve, S., Tinto, H. & Jacobs, J., 14 Oct 2019, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 13, 10, p. 1-18 18 p., e0007782.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Burkina Faso
Salmonella typhimurium
Salmonella enteritidis
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The assessment of gestational age: A comparison of different methods from a malaria pregnancy cohort in sub-Saharan Africa 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine

Unger, H., Thriemer, K., Ley, B., Tinto, H., Traoré, M., Valea, I., Tagbor, H., Antwi, G., Gbekor, P., Nambozi, M., Kabuya, J. B. B., Mulenga, M., Mwapasa, V., Chapotera, G., Madanitsa, M., Rulisa, S., De Crop, M., Claeys, Y., Ravinetto, R. & D'Alessandro, U., 8 Jan 2019, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Pubic Bone
Reproductive Medicine
Africa South of the Sahara
Gestational Age