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Dr Alex Kwame Owusu-ofori

TitleHead, Infection Prevention and Control unit
InstitutionKomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
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    1. Stewardson AJ, Marimuthu K, Sengupta S, Allignol A, El-Bouseary M, Carvalho MJ, Hassan B, Delgado-Ramirez MA, Arora A, Bagga R, Owusu-Ofori AK, Ovosi JO, Aliyu S, Saad H, Kanj SS, Khanal B, Bhattarai B, Saha SK, Uddin J, Barman P, Sharma L, El-Banna T, Zahra R, Saleemi MA, Kaur A, Iregbu K, Uwaezuoke NS, Abi Hanna P, Feghali R, Correa AL, Munera MI, Le TAT, Tran TTN, Phukan C, Phukan C, Valderrama-Beltrán SL, Alvarez-Moreno C, Walsh TR, Harbarth S. Effect of carbapenem resistance on outcomes of bloodstream infection caused by Enterobacteriaceae in low-income and middle-income countries (PANORAMA): a multinational prospective cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 Jun; 19(6):601-610. PMID: 31047852.
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    2. Agyepong N, Govinden U, Owusu-Ofori A, Essack SY. Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections in a teaching hospital in Ghana. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018; 7:37. PMID: 29541448.
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    3. Owusu-Ofori AK, Owusu-Ofori SP, Bates I. Detection of adverse events of transfusion in a teaching hospital in Ghana. Transfus Med. 2017 Jun; 27(3):175-180. PMID: 28139022.
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    4. Sarkodie F, Hassall O, Owusu-Dabo E, Owusu-Ofori S, Bates I, Bygbjerg IC, Owusu-Ofori A, Harritshøj LH, Ullum H. Improving the screening of blood donors with syphilis rapid diagnostic test (RDT) and rapid plasma reagin (RPR) in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Transfus Med. 2017 Feb; 27(1):52-59. PMID: 27723157.
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    5. Allain JP, Assennato SM, Osei EN, Owusu-Ofori AK, Marschner S, Goodrich RP, Owusu-Ofori S. Characterization of posttransfusion Plasmodium falciparum infection in semi-immune nonparasitemic patients. Transfusion. 2016 09; 56(9):2374-83. PMID: 27339864.
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    6. Allain JP, Owusu-Ofori AK, Assennato SM, Marschner S, Goodrich RP, Owusu-Ofori S. Effect of Plasmodium inactivation in whole blood on the incidence of blood transfusion-transmitted malaria in endemic regions: the African Investigation of the Mirasol System (AIMS) randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2016 Apr 23; 387(10029):1753-61. PMID: 27116282.
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    7. Owusu-Ofori A, Gadzo D, Bates I. Transfusion-transmitted malaria: donor prevalence of parasitaemia and a survey of healthcare workers knowledge and practices in a district hospital in Ghana. Malar J. 2016 Apr 23; 15:234. PMID: 27108087.
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    8. Sarkodie F, Ullum H, Owusu-Dabo E, Owusu-Ofori S, Owusu-Ofori A, Hassall O. A novel strategy for screening blood donors for syphilis at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana. Transfus Med. 2016 Feb; 26(1):63-6. PMID: 26834072.
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    9. Owusu-Ofori S, Kusi J, Owusu-Ofori A, Freimanis G, Olver C, Martinez CR, Wilkinson S, Mundt JM, Keil SD, Goodrich RP, Allain JP. Treatment of Whole Blood With Riboflavin and UV Light: Impact on Malaria Parasite Viability and Whole Blood Storage. Shock. 2015 Aug; 44 Suppl 1:33-8. PMID: 25423125.
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    10. Owusu-Ofori AK, Betson M, Parry CM, Stothard JR, Bates I. Transfusion-transmitted malaria in Ghana. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jun; 56(12):1735-41. PMID: 23463635.
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    11. Owusu-Ofori AK, Bates I. Impact of inconsistent policies for transfusion-transmitted malaria on clinical practice in Ghana. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e34201. PMID: 22479564.
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    12. Owusu-Ofori AK, Parry CM, Bates I. Transfusion-transmitted syphilis in teaching hospital, Ghana. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Nov; 17(11):2080-2. PMID: 22099108.
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    13. Owusu-Ofori AK, Parry C, Bates I. Transfusion-transmitted malaria in countries where malaria is endemic: a review of the literature from sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Nov 15; 51(10):1192-8. PMID: 20929356.
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    14. Phillips EK, Owusu-Ofori A, Jagger J. Bloodborne pathogen exposure risk among surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Dec; 28(12):1334-6. PMID: 17994512.
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    15. Macete EV, Sacarlal J, Aponte JJ, Leach A, Navia MM, Milman J, Guinovart C, Mandomando I, López-Púa Y, Lievens M, Owusu-Ofori A, Dubois MC, Cahill CP, Koutsoukos M, Sillman M, Thompson R, Dubovsky F, Ballou WR, Cohen J, Alonso PL. Evaluation of two formulations of adjuvanted RTS, S malaria vaccine in children aged 3 to 5 years living in a malaria-endemic region of Mozambique: a Phase I/IIb randomized double-blind bridging trial. Trials. 2007 Mar 26; 8:11. PMID: 17386091.
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    16. Evans JA, May J, Ansong D, Antwi S, Asafo-Adjei E, Nguah SB, Osei-Kwakye K, Akoto AO, Ofori AO, Sambian D, Sylverken J, Busch W, Timmann C, Agbenyega T, Horstmann RD. Capillary refill time as an independent prognostic indicator in severe and complicated malaria. J Pediatr. 2006 Nov; 149(5):676-81. PMID: 17095342.
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    17. Owusu-Ofori A, Agbenyega T, Ansong D, Scheld WM. Routine lumbar puncture in children with febrile seizures in Ghana: should it continue? Int J Infect Dis. 2004 Nov; 8(6):353-61. PMID: 15494257.
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    18. Planche T, Agbenyega T, Bedu-Addo G, Ansong D, Owusu-Ofori A, Micah F, Anakwa C, Asafo-Agyei E, Hutson A, Stacpoole PW, Krishna S. A prospective comparison of malaria with other severe diseases in African children: prognosis and optimization of management. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 01; 37(7):890-7. PMID: 13130399.
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    19. Agbenyega T, Planche T, Bedu-Addo G, Ansong D, Owusu-Ofori A, Bhattaram VA, Nagaraja NV, Shroads AL, Henderson GN, Hutson AD, Derendorf H, Krishna S, Stacpoole PW. Population kinetics, efficacy, and safety of dichloroacetate for lactic acidosis due to severe malaria in children. J Clin Pharmacol. 2003 Apr; 43(4):386-96. PMID: 12723459.
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    20. Owusu-Ofori A, Scheld WM. Treatment of Salmonella meningitis: two case reports and a review of the literature. Int J Infect Dis. 2003 Mar; 7(1):53-60. PMID: 12718811.
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    21. Krishna S, Nagaraja NV, Planche T, Agbenyega T, Bedo-Addo G, Ansong D, Owusu-Ofori A, Shroads AL, Henderson G, Hutson A, Derendorf H, Stacpoole PW. Population pharmacokinetics of intramuscular quinine in children with severe malaria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Jun; 45(6):1803-9. PMID: 11353629.
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    22. Krishna S, Planche T, Agbenyega T, Woodrow C, Agranoff D, Bedu-Addo G, Owusu-Ofori AK, Appiah JA, Ramanathan S, Mansor SM, Navaratnam V. Bioavailability and preliminary clinical efficacy of intrarectal artesunate in Ghanaian children with moderate malaria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Feb; 45(2):509-16. PMID: 11158748.
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    23. Cowan G, Planche T, Agbenyega T, Bedu-Addo G, Owusu-Ofori A, Adebe-Appiah J, Agranoff D, Woodrow C, Castell L, Elford B, Krishna S. Plasma glutamine levels and falciparum malaria. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1999 Nov-Dec; 93(6):616-8. PMID: 10717748.
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