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Dr Ohene Adjei

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    1. Annan AA, Kruppa TF, Adjei O, Garms R. Palp ratio as a field identification tool for two members of the Anopheles gambiae complex in Ghana (A. melas and A. gambiae). Parasit Vectors. 2015 May 28; 8:295. PMID: 26018240; PMCID: PMC4448274.
    2. Debrah AY, Specht S, Klarmann-Schulz U, Batsa L, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Fimmers R, Dubben B, Kwarteng A, Osei-Atweneboana M, Boakye D, Ricchiuto A, Büttner M, Adjei O, Mackenzie CD, Hoerauf A. Doxycycline Leads to Sterility and Enhanced Killing of Female Onchocerca volvulus Worms in an Area With Persistent Microfilaridermia After Repeated Ivermectin Treatment: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 15; 61(4):517-26. PMID: 25948064; PMCID: PMC4518165.
    3. Phillips RO, Phanzu DM, Beissner M, Badziklou K, Luzolo EK, Sarfo FS, Halatoko WA, Amoako Y, Frimpong M, Kabiru AM, Piten E, Maman I, Bidjada B, Koba A, Awoussi KS, Kobara B, Nitschke J, Wiedemann FX, Kere AB, Adjei O, Löscher T, Fleischer B, Bretzel G, Herbinger KH. Effectiveness of routine BCG vaccination on buruli ulcer disease: a case-control study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Togo. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jan; 9(1):e3457. PMID: 25569674; PMCID: PMC4287572.
    4. Phillips RO, Frimpong M, Sarfo FS, Kretschmer B, Beissner M, Debrah A, Ampem-Amoako Y, Abass KM, Thompson W, Duah MS, Abotsi J, Adjei O, Fleischer B, Bretzel G, Wansbrough-Jones M, Jacobsen M. Infection with Mansonella perstans Nematodes in Buruli Ulcer Patients, Ghana. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jun; 20(6):1000-3. PMID: 24857346; PMCID: PMC4036786.
    5. Arndts K, Specht S, Debrah AY, Tamarozzi F, Klarmann Schulz U, Mand S, Batsa L, Kwarteng A, Taylor M, Adjei O, Martin C, Layland LE, Hoerauf A. Immunoepidemiological profiling of onchocerciasis patients reveals associations with microfilaria loads and ivermectin intake on both individual and community levels. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Feb; 8(2):e2679. PMID: 24587458; PMCID: PMC3930501.
    6. Beissner M, Symank D, Phillips RO, Amoako YA, Awua-Boateng NY, Sarfo FS, Jansson M, Huber KL, Herbinger KH, Battke F, Löscher T, Adjei O, Bretzel G. Detection of viable Mycobacterium ulcerans in clinical samples by a novel combined 16S rRNA reverse transcriptase/IS2404 real-time qPCR assay. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(8):e1756. PMID: 22953006; PMCID: PMC3429398.
    7. Mand S, Debrah AY, Klarmann U, Batsa L, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Kwarteng A, Specht S, Belda-Domene A, Fimmers R, Taylor M, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. Doxycycline improves filarial lymphedema independent of active filarial infection: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Sep; 55(5):621-30. PMID: 22610930; PMCID: PMC3412691.
    8. Arndts K, Deininger S, Specht S, Klarmann U, Mand S, Adjobimey T, Debrah AY, Batsa L, Kwarteng A, Epp C, Taylor M, Adjei O, Layland LE, Hoerauf A. Elevated adaptive immune responses are associated with latent infections of Wuchereria bancrofti. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1611. PMID: 22509424; PMCID: PMC3317915.
    9. Debrah AY, Batsa L, Albers A, Mand S, Toliat MR, Nürnberg P, Adjei O, Hoerauf A, Pfarr K. Transforming growth factor-ß1 variant Leu10Pro is associated with both lack of microfilariae and differential microfilarial loads in the blood of persons infected with lymphatic filariasis. Hum Immunol. 2011 Nov; 72(11):1143-8. PMID: 21843572.
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    10. Debrah AY, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Batsa L, Albers A, Specht S, Klarmann U, Pfarr K, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. Macrofilaricidal Activity in Wuchereria bancrofti after 2 Weeks Treatment with a Combination of Rifampicin plus Doxycycline. J Parasitol Res. 2011; 2011:201617. PMID: 21687646; PMCID: PMC3112504.
    11. Mand S, Debrah AY, Klarmann U, Mante S, Kwarteng A, Batsa L, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. The role of ultrasonography in the differentiation of the various types of filaricele due to bancroftian filariasis. Acta Trop. 2011 Sep; 120 Suppl 1:S23-32. PMID: 20673752.
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    12. Attout T, Hoerauf A, Dénécé G, Debrah AY, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Boussinesq M, Wanji S, Martinez V, Mand S, Adjei O, Bain O, Specht S, Martin C. Lymphatic vascularisation and involvement of Lyve-1+ macrophages in the human onchocerca nodule. PLoS One. 2009 Dec 09; 4(12):e8234. PMID: 20011036; PMCID: PMC2784295.
    13. Specht S, Hoerauf A, Adjei O, Debrah A, Büttner DW. Newly acquired Onchocerca volvulus filariae after doxycycline treatment. Parasitol Res. 2009 Dec; 106(1):23-31. PMID: 19756742.
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    14. Debrah AY, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Batsa L, Pfarr K, Lawson B, Taylor M, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. Reduction in levels of plasma vascular endothelial growth factor-A and improvement in hydrocele patients by targeting endosymbiotic Wolbachia sp. in Wuchereria bancrofti with doxycycline. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Jun; 80(6):956-63. PMID: 19478258.
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    15. Taylor MJ, Awadzi K, Basáñez MG, Biritwum N, Boakye D, Boatin B, Bockarie M, Churcher TS, Debrah A, Edwards G, Hoerauf A, Mand S, Matthews G, Osei-Atweneboana M, Prichard RK, Wanji S, Adjei O. Onchocerciasis Control: Vision for the Future from a Ghanian perspective. Parasit Vectors. 2009 Jan 21; 2(1):7. PMID: 19154624; PMCID: PMC2639371.
    16. Hoerauf A, Specht S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Büttner M, Debrah AY, Mand S, Batsa L, Brattig N, Konadu P, Bandi C, Fimmers R, Adjei O, Büttner DW. Efficacy of 5-week doxycycline treatment on adult Onchocerca volvulus. Parasitol Res. 2009 Jan; 104(2):437-47. PMID: 18850111.
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    17. Specht S, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Debrah AY, Konadu P, Adjei O, Büttner DW, Hoerauf A. Efficacy of 2- and 4-week rifampicin treatment on the Wolbachia of Onchocerca volvulus. Parasitol Res. 2008 Nov; 103(6):1303-9. PMID: 18679718.
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    18. Allen JE, Adjei O, Bain O, Hoerauf A, Hoffmann WH, Makepeace BL, Schulz-Key H, Tanya VN, Trees AJ, Wanji S, Taylor DW. Of mice, cattle, and humans: the immunology and treatment of river blindness. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Apr 30; 2(4):e217. PMID: 18446236; PMCID: PMC2323618.
    19. Hoerauf A, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Büttner M, Debrah AY, Konadu P, Mand S, Adjei O, Büttner DW. Effects of 6-week azithromycin treatment on the Wolbachia endobacteria of Onchocerca volvulus. Parasitol Res. 2008 Jul; 103(2):279-86. PMID: 18421478.
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    20. Debrah AY, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Batsa L, Pfarr K, Buttner M, Adjei O, Buttner D, Hoerauf A. Macrofilaricidal effect of 4 weeks of treatment with doxycycline on Wuchereria bancrofti. Trop Med Int Health. 2007 Dec; 12(12):1433-41. PMID: 18076549.
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    21. Hoerauf A, Specht S, Büttner M, Pfarr K, Mand S, Fimmers R, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Konadu P, Debrah AY, Bandi C, Brattig N, Albers A, Larbi J, Batsa L, Taylor MJ, Adjei O, Büttner DW. Wolbachia endobacteria depletion by doxycycline as antifilarial therapy has macrofilaricidal activity in onchocerciasis: a randomized placebo-controlled study. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2008 Sep; 197(3):295-311. PMID: 17999080; PMCID: PMC2668626.
    22. Debrah AY, Mand S, Toliat MR, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Batsa L, Nürnberg P, Lawson B, Adjei O, Hoerauf A, Pfarr K. Plasma vascular endothelial growth Factor-A (VEGF-A) and VEGF-A gene polymorphism are associated with hydrocele development in lymphatic filariasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Oct; 77(4):601-8. PMID: 17978056.
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    23. Debrah AY, Mand S, Specht S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Batsa L, Pfarr K, Larbi J, Lawson B, Taylor M, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. Doxycycline reduces plasma VEGF-C/sVEGFR-3 and improves pathology in lymphatic filariasis. PLoS Pathog. 2006 Sep; 2(9):e92. PMID: 17044733; PMCID: PMC1564427.
    24. Turner JD, Mand S, Debrah AY, Muehlfeld J, Pfarr K, McGarry HF, Adjei O, Taylor MJ, Hoerauf A. A randomized, double-blind clinical trial of a 3-week course of doxycycline plus albendazole and ivermectin for the treatment of Wuchereria bancrofti infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Apr 15; 42(8):1081-9. PMID: 16575724.
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    25. Debrah AY, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Larbi J, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. Assessment of microfilarial loads in the skin of onchocerciasis patients after treatment with different regimens of doxycycline plus ivermectin. Filaria J. 2006 Feb 05; 5:1. PMID: 16457735; PMCID: PMC1388215.
    26. Mand S, Debrah A, Batsa L, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. Reliable and frequent detection of adult Wuchereria bancrofti in Ghanaian women by ultrasonography. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Oct; 9(10):1111-4. PMID: 15482404.
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    27. Hoerauf A, Mand S, Volkmann L, Büttner M, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Taylor M, Adjei O, Büttner DW. Doxycycline in the treatment of human onchocerciasis: Kinetics of Wolbachia endobacteria reduction and of inhibition of embryogenesis in female Onchocerca worms. Microbes Infect. 2003 Apr; 5(4):261-73. PMID: 12706439.
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    28. Hoerauf A, Mand S, Fischer K, Kruppa T, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Debrah AY, Pfarr KM, Adjei O, Büttner DW. Doxycycline as a novel strategy against bancroftian filariasis-depletion of Wolbachia endosymbionts from Wuchereria bancrofti and stop of microfilaria production. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2003 Nov; 192(4):211-6. PMID: 12684759.
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    29. Hoerauf A, Büttner DW, Adjei O, Pearlman E. Onchocerciasis. BMJ. 2003 Jan 25; 326(7382):207-10. PMID: 12543839; PMCID: PMC1125065.
    30. Satoguina J, Mempel M, Larbi J, Badusche M, Löliger C, Adjei O, Gachelin G, Fleischer B, Hoerauf A. Antigen-specific T regulatory-1 cells are associated with immunosuppression in a chronic helminth infection (onchocerciasis). Microbes Infect. 2002 Nov; 4(13):1291-300. PMID: 12443893.
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    31. Hoerauf A, Adjei O, Büttner DW. Antibiotics for the treatment of onchocerciasis and other filarial infections. Curr Opin Investig Drugs. 2002 Apr; 3(4):533-7. PMID: 12090719.
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