Transactions: Volume 116, Issue 8, August 2022

12 Aug 2022

Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene was founded in 1908. Take a look at the articles features in volume 116, issue 8.

This issue includes a review article on factors affecting poor measles vaccination coverage in sub-Saharan Africa, and original articles on social participation restriction among persons with leprosy and quantitative bacterial counts in the bone marrow of Vietnamese patients with typhoid fever.

Lessons from the Field

Visual ethnographic documentation: a novel tool for mycetoma awareness and advocacy
Ahmed Hassan Fahal, Linet Atieno Otieno, Eiman Siddig Ahmed, Taysir Kashif, Mahmoud Khalid, Ahmed Hussein Mahmoud, Lameck Ododo, Thomas Kyalo, Sahar Mubarak Bakhiet

The Bayelsa Health Summit: strategizing for health at a subnational level in Nigeria
Dimie Ogoina, Chijioke Kaduru, Jones Stow, Ebikapaye Okoyen, Pabara N Igwele


Original Article

Social participation restriction among persons with leprosy discharged from a multidrug therapy clinic in northern Nigeria
Tahir Dahiru, Zubairu Iliyasu, Muktar H Aliyu

Are seizures associated with neuroschistosomiasis mansoni? An exploratory survey in an endemic area of Brazil
Teresa Cristina A Ferrari, Ana Elisa M Oliveira, Maria Júlia S Logato, Carolina G Ganzella, Rodolfo Ferreira Q Melo, Ana Paula C Rocha, Fernanda A Barbosa, Pedro Ferrari S Cunha, Rogério Augusto P Silva, Luciana C Faria, Guilherme Grossi L Cançado, Cláudia A Couto, Aloísio S Cunha

Measurement of stigma and associated characteristics in people with tuberculosis in Medellín, Colombia: a cross-sectional study
Iader Rodríguez-Márquez, Fernando Montes, Luz D Upegui-Arango, Nilton Montoya, Nelly E Vargas, Abelardo Rojas, Gloria C Valencia, Claudia M Álvarez, Catalina Marceló-Díaz, Jesus Ochoa

Decomposition of socioeconomic inequalities in arboviral diseases in Brazil and Colombia (2007–2017)
Mabel Carabali, Sam Harper, Antonio S Lima Neto, Geziel dos Santos de Sousa, Andrea Caprara, Berta Nelly Restrepo, Jay S Kaufman

Co-infection of intestinal helminths in humans and animals in the Philippines 
Olumayowa T Kajero, Eva Janoušková, Emmanuel A Bakare, Vicente Belizario, Billy Divina, Allen Jethro Alonte, Sheina Macy Manalo, Vachel Gay Paller, Martha Betson, Joaquin M Prada

Quantitative bacterial counts in the bone marrow of Vietnamese patients with typhoid fever 
Pham Van Be Bay, John Wain, Le Thi Phuong, Vo Anh Ho, Tran Tinh Hien, Christopher M Parry Author Notes

The impact of Loa loa microfilaraemia on research subject retention during a whole sporozoite malaria vaccine trial in Equatorial Guinea 
Stephen R Manock, Vicente Urbano Nsue, Ally Olotu, Maximillian Mpina, Elizabeth Nyakarungu, José Raso, Ali Mtoro, Martín Eka Ondo Mangue, Beltrán Ekua Ntutumu Pasialo, Rufino Nguema, Pouria Riyahi, Tobias Schindler, Claudia Daubenberger, L W Preston Church, Peter F Billingsley, Thomas L Richie, Salim Abdulla, Stephen L Hoffman

SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR positivity in relation to clinical and demographic characteristics in residents of border quarantine centres, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: a prospective cohort study 
Muhammad Imran, Azhar Uddin, Preshit Ambade, Sajjad Khan, Abdul Wahab, Hussain Akbar, Zafar Iqbal, Kacey Ernst

Detection of schistosome infection in the invasive snail Melanoides tuberculata (Gastropoda: Thiaridae) by polymerase chain reaction from Plateau State, Nigeria: a novel turning point in disease epidemiology and control?
Taiwo Oluwakemi Adubi, Olubunmi Adetoro Otubanjo, Tolulope Ebenezer Atalabi



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