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Dr Byron Arana Figueroa

TitleHead, Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
InstitutionDrugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative
AddressGeneva
Switzerland
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    1. Hirve S, Boelaert M, Matlashewski G, Mondal D, Arana B, Kroeger A, Olliaro P. Transmission Dynamics of Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian Subcontinent - A Systematic Literature Review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Aug; 10(8):e0004896. PMID: 27490264.
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    2. Matlashewski G, Arana B, Kroeger A, Be-Nazir A, Mondal D, Nabi SG, Banjara MR, Das ML, Marasini B, Das P, Medley G, Satoskar A, Nakhasi H, Argaw D, Reeder J, Olliaro P. Research priorities for elimination of visceral leishmaniasis. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Dec; 2(12):e683-4. PMID: 25433617.
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    3. Bruce N, Pope D, Arana B, Shiels C, Romero C, Klein R, Stanistreet D. Determinants of care seeking for children with pneumonia and diarrhea in Guatemala: implications for intervention strategies. Am J Public Health. 2014 Apr; 104(4):647-57. PMID: 24524510.
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    4. Maintz EM, Hassan M, Huda MM, Ghosh D, Hossain MS, Alim A, Kroeger A, Arana B, Mondal D. Introducing single dose liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in rural bangladesh: feasibility and acceptance to patients and health staff. J Trop Med. 2014; 2014:676817. PMID: 24578710.
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    5. Mondal D, Alvar J, Hasnain MG, Hossain MS, Ghosh D, Huda MM, Nabi SG, Sundar S, Matlashewski G, Arana B. Efficacy and safety of single-dose liposomal amphotericin B for visceral leishmaniasis in a rural public hospital in Bangladesh: a feasibility study. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Jan; 2(1):e51-7. PMID: 25104636.
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    6. Olliaro P, Vaillant M, Arana B, Grogl M, Modabber F, Magill A, Lapujade O, Buffet P, Alvar J. Methodology of clinical trials aimed at assessing interventions for cutaneous leishmaniasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(3):e2130. PMID: 23556016.
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    7. Huda MM, Hirve S, Siddiqui NA, Malaviya P, Banjara MR, Das P, Kansal S, Gurung CK, Naznin E, Rijal S, Arana B, Kroeger A, Mondal D. Active case detection in national visceral leishmaniasis elimination programs in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal: feasibility, performance and costs. BMC Public Health. 2012 Nov 20; 12:1001. PMID: 23164318.
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    8. Sundar S, Sinha P, Jha TK, Chakravarty J, Rai M, Kumar N, Pandey K, Narain MK, Verma N, Das VN, Das P, Berman J, Arana B. Oral miltefosine for Indian post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis: a randomised trial. Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jan; 18(1):96-100. PMID: 23136856.
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    9. Rizzo N, Gramajo R, Escobar MC, Arana B, Kroeger A, Manrique-Saide P, Petzold M. Dengue vector management using insecticide treated materials and targeted interventions on productive breeding-sites in Guatemala. BMC Public Health. 2012 Oct 30; 12:931. PMID: 23110515.
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    10. Shen J, Bathyala N, Kroeger A, Arana B, Pannikar V, Mou H, Bao X, Yang R, Manickam P, Li W, Zhou M, Want J. Bacteriological results and leprosy reactions among MB leprosy patients treated with uniform multidrug therapy in China. Lepr Rev. 2012 Jun; 83(2):164-71. PMID: 22997692.
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    11. Banjara MR, Hirve S, Siddiqui NA, Kumar N, Kansal S, Huda MM, Das P, Rijal S, Gurung CK, Malaviya P, Arana B, Kroeger A, Mondal D. Visceral leishmaniasis clinical management in endemic districts of India, Nepal, and bangladesh. J Trop Med. 2012; 2012:126093. PMID: 22649459.
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    12. Smith KR, McCracken JP, Weber MW, Hubbard A, Jenny A, Thompson LM, Balmes J, Diaz A, Arana B, Bruce N. Effect of reduction in household air pollution on childhood pneumonia in Guatemala (RESPIRE): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2011 Nov 12; 378(9804):1717-26. PMID: 22078686.
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    13. Rahman M, Ahmed BN, Faiz MA, Chowdhury MZ, Islam QT, Sayeedur R, Rahman MR, Hossain M, Bangali AM, Ahmad Z, Islam MN, Mascie-Taylor CG, Berman J, Arana B. Phase IV trial of miltefosine in adults and children for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Jul; 85(1):66-9. PMID: 21734127.
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    14. McCracken J, Smith KR, Stone P, Díaz A, Arana B, Schwartz J. Intervention to lower household wood smoke exposure in Guatemala reduces ST-segment depression on electrocardiograms. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Nov; 119(11):1562-8. PMID: 21669557.
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    15. Matlashewski G, Arana B, Kroeger A, Battacharya S, Sundar S, Das P, Sinha PK, Rijal S, Mondal D, Zilberstein D, Alvar J. Visceral leishmaniasis: elimination with existing interventions. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011 Apr; 11(4):322-5. PMID: 21453873.
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    16. Sundar S, Sinha PK, Verma DK, Kumar N, Alam S, Pandey K, Kumari P, Ravidas V, Chakravarty J, Verma N, Berman J, Ghalib H, Arana B. Ambisome plus miltefosine for Indian patients with kala-azar. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Feb; 105(2):115-7. PMID: 21129762.
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    17. Lindblade KA, Richards M, Richards J, Gonzalez RJ, Cruz-Ortiz N, Zea-Flores G, Morales AL, Sauerbrey M, Castro J, Catú E, Arana B, Richards FO, Klein RE. Exposure of seasonal migrant workers to Onchocerca volvulus on coffee plantations in Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Sep; 81(3):438-42. PMID: 19706910.
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    18. Arnold B, Arana B, Mäusezahl D, Hubbard A, Colford JM. Evaluation of a pre-existing, 3-year household water treatment and handwashing intervention in rural Guatemala. Int J Epidemiol. 2009 Dec; 38(6):1651-61. PMID: 19574492.
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    19. Smith-Sivertsen T, Díaz E, Pope D, Lie RT, Díaz A, McCracken J, Bakke P, Arana B, Smith KR, Bruce N. Effect of reducing indoor air pollution on women's respiratory symptoms and lung function: the RESPIRE Randomized Trial, Guatemala. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Jul 15; 170(2):211-20. PMID: 19443665.
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    20. Díaz E, Bruce N, Pope D, Lie RT, Díaz A, Arana B, Smith KR, Smith-Sivertsen T. Lung function and symptoms among indigenous Mayan women exposed to high levels of indoor air pollution. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2007 Dec; 11(12):1372-9. PMID: 18034961.
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    21. Richards FO, Amann J, Arana B, Punkosdy G, Klein R, Blanco C, Lopez B, Mendoza C, Domínguez A, Guarner J, Maguire JH, Eberhard M. No depletion of Wolbachia from Onchocerca volvulus after a short course of rifampin and/or azithromycin. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Nov; 77(5):878-82. PMID: 17984346.
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    22. Lindblade KA, Arana B, Zea-Flores G, Rizzo N, Porter CH, Dominguez A, Cruz-Ortiz N, Unnasch TR, Punkosdy GA, Richards J, Sauerbrey M, Castro J, Catú E, Oliva O, Richards FO. Elimination of Onchocercia volvulus transmission in the Santa Rosa focus of Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Aug; 77(2):334-41. PMID: 17690408.
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    23. Bruce N, Weber M, Arana B, Diaz A, Jenny A, Thompson L, McCracken J, Dherani M, Juarez D, Ordonez S, Klein R, Smith KR. Pneumonia case-finding in the RESPIRE Guatemala indoor air pollution trial: standardizing methods for resource-poor settings. Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Jul; 85(7):535-44. PMID: 17768502.
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    24. Wortmann G, Hochberg LP, Arana BA, Rizzo NR, Arana F, Ryan JR. Diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala using a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay and the Smartcycler. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 May; 76(5):906-8. PMID: 17488914.
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    25. Díaz E, Smith-Sivertsen T, Pope D, Lie RT, Díaz A, McCracken J, Arana B, Smith KR, Bruce N. Eye discomfort, headache and back pain among Mayan Guatemalan women taking part in a randomised stove intervention trial. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2007 Jan; 61(1):74-9. PMID: 17183019.
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    26. Winthrop KL, Proaño R, Oliva O, Arana B, Mendoza C, Dominguez A, Amann J, Punkosdy G, Blanco C, Klein R, Sauerbrey M, Richards F. The reliability of anterior segment lesions as indicators of onchocercal eye disease in Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Dec; 75(6):1058-62. PMID: 17172365.
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    27. Convit J, Ulrich M, Castillo J, De Lima H, Pérez M, Caballero N, Hung J, Arana B, Pérez P. Inorganic particles in the skin of inhabitants of volcanic areas of Central America: their possible immunomodulatory influence in leishmaniasis and leprosy. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Aug; 100(8):734-9. PMID: 16406036.
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    28. Soto J, Arana BA, Toledo J, Rizzo N, Vega JC, Diaz A, Luz M, Gutierrez P, Arboleda M, Berman JD, Junge K, Engel J, Sindermann H. Miltefosine for new world cutaneous leishmaniasis. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 May 01; 38(9):1266-72. PMID: 15127339.
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    29. Steinberg EB, Mendoza CE, Glass R, Arana B, Lopez MB, Mejia M, Gold BD, Priest JW, Bibb W, Monroe SS, Bern C, Bell BP, Hoekstra RM, Klein R, Mintz ED, Luby S. Prevalence of infection with waterborne pathogens: a seroepidemiologic study in children 6-36 months old in San Juan Sacatepequez, Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Jan; 70(1):83-8. PMID: 14971703.
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    30. Ryan PR, Arana BA, Ryan JR, Wirtz RA, Wortmann GW, Rizzo NR. The domestic dog, a potential reservoir for Leishmania in the Peten region of Guatemala. Vet Parasitol. 2003 Jul 10; 115(1):1-7. PMID: 12860062.
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    31. Rizzo NR, Arana BA, Diaz A, Cordon-Rosales C, Klein RE, Powell MR. Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection among school-age children in the endemic area of Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jun; 68(6):678-82. PMID: 12887026.
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    32. Arana BA, Mendoza CE, Rizzo NR, Kroeger A. Randomized, controlled, double-blind trial of topical treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis with paromomycin plus methylbenzethonium chloride ointment in Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2001 Nov; 65(5):466-70. PMID: 11716099.
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    33. Arana B, Rizzo N, Diaz A. Chemotherapy of cutaneous leishmaniasis: a review. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2001 Nov; 190(1-2):93-5. PMID: 11770121.
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    34. Kroeger A, Ochoa H, Arana B, Diaz A, Rizzo N, Flores W. Inadequate drug advice in the pharmacies of Guatemala and Mexico: the scale of the problem and explanatory factors. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2001 Sep; 95(6):605-16. PMID: 11672466.
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    35. Arana BA, Rizzo NR, Navin TR, Klein RE, Kroeger A. Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala: people's knowledge, concepts and practices. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2000 Dec; 94(8):779-86. PMID: 11214096.
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    36. Arana BA, Roca M, Rizzo NR, Mendoza CE, Kroeger A. Evaluation of a standardized leishmanin skin test in Guatemala. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1999 Jul-Aug; 93(4):394-6. PMID: 10674085.
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    37. Wizel B, Palmieri M, Mendoza C, Arana B, Sidney J, Sette A, Tarleton R. Human infection with Trypanosoma cruzi induces parasite antigen-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses. J Clin Invest. 1998 Sep 01; 102(5):1062-71. PMID: 9727076.
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    38. Kramer MH, Greer GJ, Quiñonez JF, Padilla NR, Hernández B, Arana BA, Lorenzana R, Morera P, Hightower AW, Eberhard ML, Herwaldt BL. First reported outbreak of abdominal angiostrongyliasis. Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Feb; 26(2):365-72. PMID: 9580096.
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    39. Noyes HA, Arana BA, Chance ML, Maingon R. The Leishmania hertigi (Kinetoplastida; Trypanosomatidae) complex and the lizard Leishmania: their classification and evidence for a neotropical origin of the Leishmania-Endotrypanum clade. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 1997 Sep-Oct; 44(5):511-7. PMID: 9304821.
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    40. Carreira PF, Maingon R, Ward RD, Noyes H, Ponce C, Belli A, Arana B, Zeledon R, Sousa OE. Molecular techniques in the characterization of Leishmania isolates from Central America. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1995 Dec; 89 Suppl 1:31-36. PMID: 8745925.
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    41. Arana BA, Navin TR, Arana FE, Berman JD, Rosenkaimer F. Efficacy of a short course (10 days) of high-dose meglumine antimonate with or without interferon-gamma in treating cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Mar; 18(3):381-4. PMID: 8011819.
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    42. Zeledón R, Maingon R, Ward R, Arana B, Belli A, de Carreira P, Ponce C. The characterization of Leishmania parasites and their vectors from Central America using molecular techniques. Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 1993 Jul-Oct; 70(3-4):325-9. PMID: 7802486.
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    43. Belli A, Zeledon R, De Carreira P, Ponce C, Arana B. Epidemiological aspects of the leishmaniasis in Central America. Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 1993 Jul-Oct; 70(3-4):489. PMID: 7802505.
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    44. Herwaldt BL, Arana BA, Navin TR. The natural history of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala. J Infect Dis. 1992 Mar; 165(3):518-27. PMID: 1538157.
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    45. Navin TR, Arana BA, Arana FE, Berman JD, Chajón JF. Placebo-controlled clinical trial of sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam) versus ketoconazole for treating cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala. J Infect Dis. 1992 Mar; 165(3):528-34. PMID: 1311351.
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    46. Copeland HW, Arana BA, Navin TR. Comparison of active and passive case detection of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1990 Sep; 43(3):257-9. PMID: 2221220.
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    47. Navin TR, Arana BA, Arana FE, de Mérida AM, Castillo AL, Pozuelos JL. Placebo-controlled clinical trial of meglumine antimonate (glucantime) vs. localized controlled heat in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1990 Jan; 42(1):43-50. PMID: 2405727.
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    48. Navin TR, Arana FE, de Mérida AM, Arana BA, Castillo AL, Silvers DN. Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Guatemala: comparison of diagnostic methods. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1990 Jan; 42(1):36-42. PMID: 2301704.
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