CRUN

Publications

" Our main objective is to develop and maintain over time a good expertise and infrastructure ensuring high quality training and clinical research."
Prof Halidou TINTO, PharmD, Msc, PhD Head of the CRUN

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2022

Journal Articles

Genetic associations with carotid intima-media thickness link to atherosclerosis with sex-specific effects in sub-Saharan Africans.

Palwende Romuald Boua, Jean-Tristan Brandenburg, Ananyo Choudhury, Hermann Sorgho, Engelbert A. Nonterah, Godfred Agongo, Gershim Asiki, Lisa Micklesfield, Solomon Choma, Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Scott Hazelhurst, Halidou Tinto, Nigel J. Crowther, Christopher G. Mathew, Michèle Ramsay

Genetic associations with carotid intima-media thickness link to atherosclerosis with sex-specific effects in sub-Saharan Africans. (Journal Article)

In: Nature communications, vol. 13, iss. 1, pp. 855, 2022.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Adult, Africa South of the Sahara, Atherosclerosis/*genetics/*pathology, Autoantigens/genetics, Cardiovascular Diseases/genetics, Carotid Intima-Media Thickness/*statistics & numerical data, Endocrine-Gland-Derived/genetics, Female, Gastrointestinal Hormones/genetics, Genetic Predisposition to Disease/*genetics, Genome/genetics, Histones/genetics, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Polymorphism, Ribonucleoproteins/genetics, Sex Factors, Single Nucleotide/genetics, Sorting Nexins/genetics, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)

Nasopharyngeal colonisation dynamics of bacterial pathogens in patients with fever in rural Burkina Faso: an observational study.

Liesbeth Martens, Bérenger Kaboré, Annelies Post, Christa E. Gaast-de Jongh, Jeroen D. Langereis, Halidou Tinto, Jan Jacobs, André J. Ven, Quirijn Mast, Marien I. Jonge

Nasopharyngeal colonisation dynamics of bacterial pathogens in patients with fever in rural Burkina Faso: an observational study. (Journal Article)

In: BMC infectious diseases, vol. 22, iss. 1, pp. 15, 2022.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: *Carrier State/epidemiology, *Staphylococcus aureus, Adult, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Child, Female, Haemophilus influenzae, Humans, Infant, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Male, Moraxella catarrhalis, Nasopharyngeal carriage, Nasopharynx, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae)

2021

Journal Articles

Clinical presentation, outcomes and factors associated with  mortality: A prospective study from three COVID-19 referral  care centres in West Africa

Marie Jaspard, Mamadou Saliou Sow, Sylvain Juchet, Eric Dienderé, Beatrice Serra, Richard Kojan, Billy Sivahera, Caroline Martin, Moumouni Kinda, Hans-Joerg Lang, Fodé Bangaly Sako, Fodé Amara Traoré, Eudoxie Koumbem, Halidou Tinto, Adama Sanou, Apoline Sondo, Flavien Kaboré, Joseph Donamou, Jean-Paul-Yassa Guilavogui, Fanny Velardo, Brice Bicaba, Olivier Marcy, Augustin Augier, Sani Sayadi, Armel Poda, Sakoba Keita, Xavier Anglaret, Denis Malvy, COVISTA group

Clinical presentation, outcomes and factors associated with mortality: A prospective study from three COVID-19 referral care centres in West Africa (Journal Article)

In: Int. J. Infect. Dis., vol. 108, pp. 45–52, 2021, ISSN: 1878-3511 1201-9712, (Copyright © 2021 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.. All rights reserved. PMID: 34000419 PMCID: PMC8120805).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Adult, Aged, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Comorbidities, COVID-19, Female, Hospitalization, Humans, Male, Mortality, Prospective Studies, Referral and Consultation, SARS-Cov-2, sub-Saharan Africa)

Socioeconomic inequalities in curative healthcare-seeking for  children under five before and after the free healthcare  initiative in Sierra Leone: analysis of population-based survey  data

Joel D Bognini, Sekou Samadoulougou, Mady Ouedraogo, Tiga David Kangoye, Carine Van Malderen, Halidou Tinto, Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou

Socioeconomic inequalities in curative healthcare-seeking for children under five before and after the free healthcare initiative in Sierra Leone: analysis of population-based survey data (Journal Article)

In: Int. J. Equity Health, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 124, 2021, ISSN: 1475-9276, (PMID: 34020665 PMCID: PMC8140517).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Adolescent, Adult, Child, Children under five, Delivery of Health Care/economics, Female, Health Care Surveys, Healthcare Disparities/economics/statistics & numerical data, Healthcare utilization, Humans, Infant, Male, Parents/psychology, Patient Acceptance of Health Care/statistics & numerical data, Preschool, Sierra Leone, Socioeconomic Factors, Young Adult)

A randomized, double-blind, phase 2b study to investigate the  efficacy, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of a  single-dose regimen of ferroquine with artefenomel in adults and  children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Yeka Adoke, Rella Zoleko-Manego, Serge Ouoba, Alfred B Tiono, Grace Kaguthi, Juv^encio Eduardo Bonzela, Tran Thanh Duong, Alain Nahum, Marielle Bouyou-Akotet, Bernhards Ogutu, Alphonse Ouedraogo, Fiona Macintyre, Andreas Jessel, Bart Laurijssens, Mohammed H Cherkaoui-Rbati, Cathy Cantalloube, Anne Claire Marrast, Rapha"el Bejuit, David White, Timothy N C Wells, Florian Wartha, Didier Leroy, Afizi Kibuuka, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Daouda Ouattara, Ir`ene Mugenya, Bui Quang Phuc, Francis Bohissou, Denise P Mawili-Mboumba, Fredrick Olewe, Issiaka Soulama, Halidou Tinto, FALCI Study Group

A randomized, double-blind, phase 2b study to investigate the efficacy, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of a single-dose regimen of ferroquine with artefenomel in adults and children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria (Journal Article)

In: Malar. J., vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 222, 2021, ISSN: 1475-2875, (PMID: 34011358 PMCID: PMC8135182).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Adamantane/administration & dosage/analogs & derivatives, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Aminoquinolines/administration & dosage, Benin, Burkina Faso, C580Y, Child, Combination treatment, Double-Blind Method, Drug Combinations, Exposure–response, Falciparum/prevention & control, Female, Ferroquine, Ferrous Compounds/administration & dosage, Gabon, Humans, Infant, Kelch-13 mutation, Kenya, Malaria, Male, Metallocenes/administration & dosage, Middle Aged, Mozambique, Parasite clearance, Peroxides/administration & dosage, Pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, Plasmodium falciparum/drug effects, Preschool, resistance, Uganda, Vietnam, Vomiting, Young Adult)

Asymptomatic malaria and anaemia among pregnant women during  high and low malaria transmission seasons in Burkina Faso:  household-based cross-sectional surveys in Burkina Faso, 2013  and 2017

Toussaint Rouamba, Sékou Samadoulougou, Mady Ouédraogo, Hervé Hien, Halidou Tinto, Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou

Asymptomatic malaria and anaemia among pregnant women during high and low malaria transmission seasons in Burkina Faso: household-based cross-sectional surveys in Burkina Faso, 2013 and 2017 (Journal Article)

In: Malar. J., vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 211, 2021, ISSN: 1475-2875.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Adult, Anemia/epidemiology/parasitology, Asymptomatic carriage, Asymptomatic Infections/epidemiology, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Community, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Haemoglobin, Humans, Malaria/epidemiology/parasitology, Parasitic/epidemiology/parasitology, Plasmodium, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Pregnant, Pregnant Women, Prevalence, Young Adult)

Adiposity phenotypes and subclinical atherosclerosis in adults  from sub-Saharan Africa: An H3Africa AWI-gen study

Engelbert A Nonterah, Michiel L Bots, Abraham Oduro, Godfred Agongo, Cassandra C Soo, Lisa K Micklesfield, Felistas Mashinya, Palwendé R Boua, Shukri F Mohamed, Alisha N Wade, Catherine Kyobutungi, Halidou Tinto, Shane A Norris, Stephen M Tollman, Mich`ele Ramsay, Diederick E Grobbee, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Nigel J Crowther, AWI-Gen, H3Africa Consortium

Adiposity phenotypes and subclinical atherosclerosis in adults from sub-Saharan Africa: An H3Africa AWI-gen study (Journal Article)

In: Glob. Heart, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 19, 2021, ISSN: 2211-8179 2211-8160, (Copyright: © 2021 The Author(s). PMID: 33833943 PMCID: PMC7977036).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: adiposity, Adult, Body Mass Index, cardiovascular disease, Carotid intima-media thickness, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Ghana, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, obesity, Obesity/complications/epidemiology, Phenotype, Risk Factors, sub-Saharan Africa, subclinical atherosclerosis)

2020

Journal Articles

Clinical management and mortality among COVID-19 cases in  sub-Saharan Africa: A retrospective study from Burkina Faso and  simulated case analysis

Laura Skrip, Karim Derra, Mikaila Kaboré, Navideh Noori, Adama Gansané, Innocent Valéa, Halidou Tinto, Bicaba W Brice, Mollie Van Gordon, Brittany Hagedorn, Hervé Hien, Benjamin M Althouse, Edward A Wenger, André Lin Ouédraogo

Clinical management and mortality among COVID-19 cases in sub-Saharan Africa: A retrospective study from Burkina Faso and simulated case analysis (Journal Article)

In: Int. J. Infect. Dis., vol. 101, pp. 194–200, 2020, ISSN: 1878-3511 1201-9712, (Copyright © 2020 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.. All rights reserved. PMID: 32987177 PMCID: PMC7518969).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Adolescent, Adult, Africa South of the Sahara, Aged, Antiviral Agents/administration & dosage, Asia/epidemiology, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Child, Clinical management of SARS-CoV-2 infection: convalescent plasma, COVID-19/drug therapy/epidemiology/mortality/therapy, Europe/epidemiology, Female, Health systems strengthening, Humans, Immunization, Infant, Male, Mortality, Oxygen therapy, Pandemics, Passive, Preschool, Retrospective Studies, SARS-CoV-2 infection, SARS-CoV-2/drug effects/physiology, sub-Saharan Africa, Young Adult)