CRUN

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" 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

Changing Dietary Habits: The Impact of Urbanization and Rising Socio-Economic Status in Families from Burkina Faso in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Silene Casari, Monica Di Paola, Elena Banci, Salou Diallo, Luca Scarallo, Sara Renzo, Agnese Gori, Sonia Renzi, Monica Paci, Quirijn Mast, Tal Pecht, Karim Derra, Berenger Kaboré, Halidou Tinto, Duccio Cavalieri, Paolo Lionetti

Changing Dietary Habits: The Impact of Urbanization and Rising Socio-Economic Status in Families from Burkina Faso in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Journal Article)

In: Nutrients, vol. 14, iss. 9, 2022, ISSN: 2072-6643.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: *Economic Status, *Urbanization, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Feeding Behavior, fiber intake, Humans, rural diet, Rural Population, sub-Saharan Africa, Urban Population, urbanization, Western diet)

Age-modified factors associated with placental malaria in rural Burkina Faso.

Biébo Bihoun, Serge Henri Zango, Maminata Traoré-Coulibaly, Innocent Valea, Raffaella Ravinetto, Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden, Umberto D’Alessandro, Halidou Tinto, Annie Robert

Age-modified factors associated with placental malaria in rural Burkina Faso. (Journal Article)

In: BMC pregnancy and childbirth, vol. 22, iss. 1, pp. 248, 2022, ISSN: 1471-2393.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: *Malaria, *Malaria/epidemiology, Adult, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Falciparum/parasitology, Female, Gravidity, Humans, Malaria, placenta, Placenta/parasitology, Pregnancy, Risk Factors)

Low birth weight and its associated risk factors in a rural health district of Burkina Faso: a cross sectional study.

Moussa Lingani, Serge Henri Zango, Innocent Valéa, Georges Somé, Maïmouna Sanou, Sékou O. Samadoulougou, Serge Ouoba, Eli Rouamba, Annie Robert, Michèle Dramaix, Philippe Donnen, Halidou Tinto

Low birth weight and its associated risk factors in a rural health district of Burkina Faso: a cross sectional study. (Journal Article)

In: BMC pregnancy and childbirth, vol. 22, iss. 1, pp. 228, 2022, ISSN: 1471-2393.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: *Antimalarials/therapeutic use, *Rural Health, Associated factors, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Infant, Low Birth Weight, Newborn, Pregnancy, Risk Factors, Rural area)

Impact of seasonal RTS,S/AS01(E) vaccination plus seasonal malaria chemoprevention on the nutritional status of children in Burkina Faso and Mali.

Jane Grant, Issaka Sagara, Issaka Zongo, Matthew Cairns, Rakiswendé Serge Yerbanga, Modibo Diarra, Charles Zoungrana, Djibrilla Issiaka, Frédéric Nikièma, Frédéric Sompougdou, Amadou Tapily, Mahamadou Kaya, Alassane Haro, Koualy Sanogo, Abdoul Aziz Sienou, Seydou Traore, Ismaila Thera, Hama Yalcouye, Irene Kuepfer, Paul Snell, Paul Milligan, Christian Ockenhouse, Opokua Ofori-Anyinam, Halidou Tinto, Abdoulaye Djimde, Daniel Chandramohan, Brian Greenwood, Alassane Dicko, Jean-Bosco Ouédraogo

Impact of seasonal RTS,S/AS01(E) vaccination plus seasonal malaria chemoprevention on the nutritional status of children in Burkina Faso and Mali. (Journal Article)

In: Malaria journal, vol. 21, iss. 1, pp. 59, 2022.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: *Antimalarials/therapeutic use, *Malaria/drug therapy/epidemiology/prevention & control, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Chemoprevention, Child, Cross-Sectional Studies, Humans, Infant, Malaria, Mali, Mali/epidemiology, Nutrition, Nutritional Status, Preschool, RTS, S/AS01E, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, Seasons, Vaccination)

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

Epidemiologic profile of hepatitis C virus infection and  genotype distribution in Burkina Faso: a systematic review with  meta-analysis

Serge Ouoba, Jean Claude Romaric Pingdwinde Ouedraogo, Moussa Lingani, Bunthen E, Md Razeen Ashraf Hussain, Ko Ko, Shintaro Nagashima, Aya Sugiyama, Tomoyuki Akita, Halidou Tinto, Junko Tanaka

Epidemiologic profile of hepatitis C virus infection and genotype distribution in Burkina Faso: a systematic review with meta-analysis (Journal Article)

In: BMC Infect. Dis., vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1126, 2021, ISSN: 1471-2334, (© 2021. The Author(s). PMID: 34724902 PMCID: PMC8561994).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Genotype, Hepacivirus/genetics, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis C/epidemiology, Humans, Prevalence, Seroepidemiologic Studies, Seroprevalence, Systematic review)

The duration of protection from azithromycin against malaria,  acute respiratory, gastrointestinal, and skin infections when  given alongside seasonal malaria chemoprevention: Secondary  analyses of data from a clinical trial in houndé, Burkina  Faso, and bougouni, Mali

Mphatso Dennis Phiri, Matthew Cairns, Issaka Zongo, Frederic Nikiema, Modibo Diarra, Rakiswendé Serge Yerbanga, Amadou Barry, Amadou Tapily, Samba Coumare, Ismaila Thera, Irene Kuepfer, Paul Milligan, Halidou Tinto, Alassane Dicko, Jean Bosco Ouédraogo, Brian Greenwood, Daniel Chandramohan, Issaka Sagara

The duration of protection from azithromycin against malaria, acute respiratory, gastrointestinal, and skin infections when given alongside seasonal malaria chemoprevention: Secondary analyses of data from a clinical trial in houndé, Burkina Faso, and bougouni, Mali (Journal Article)

In: Clin. Infect. Dis., vol. 73, no. 7, pp. e2379–e2386, 2021, ISSN: 1537-6591 1058-4838, (© The Author(s) 2021. Published by Oxford University Press for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. PMID: 33417683 PMCID: PMC8492219).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Antimalarials/therapeutic use, Azithromycin, Azithromycin/therapeutic use, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Chemoprevention, Child, child mortality, Drug Combinations, duration of protection, Humans, Infant, Malaria/drug therapy/epidemiology/prevention & control, Mali/epidemiology, Preschool, Sahel, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, Seasons)

Seasonal malaria vaccination with or without seasonal malaria  chemoprevention

Daniel Chandramohan, Issaka Zongo, Issaka Sagara, Matthew Cairns, Rakiswendé-Serge Yerbanga, Modibo Diarra, Frédéric Niki`ema, Amadou Tapily, Frédéric Sompougdou, Djibrilla Issiaka, Charles Zoungrana, Koualy Sanogo, Alassane Haro, Mahamadou Kaya, Abdoul-Aziz Sienou, Seydou Traore, Almahamoudou Mahamar, Ismaila Thera, Kalifa Diarra, Amagana Dolo, Irene Kuepfer, Paul Snell, Paul Milligan, Christian Ockenhouse, Opokua Ofori-Anyinam, Halidou Tinto, Abdoulaye Djimde, Jean-Bosco Ouédraogo, Alassane Dicko, Brian Greenwood

Seasonal malaria vaccination with or without seasonal malaria chemoprevention (Journal Article)

In: N. Engl. J. Med., vol. 385, no. 11, pp. 1005–1017, 2021, ISSN: 1533-4406 0028-4793, (Copyright © 2021 Massachusetts Medical Society. Place: United States PMID: 34432975).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Amodiaquine/therapeutic use, Antimalarials/adverse effects/therapeutic use, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Chemoprevention, Combination, Combined Modality Therapy, Double-Blind Method, Drug Combinations, Drug Therapy, Falciparum/epidemiology/mortality/prevention & control, Febrile/etiology, Female, Hospitalization/statistics & numerical data, Humans, Infant, Malaria, Malaria Vaccines/administration & dosage/adverse effects, Male, Mali/epidemiology, Pyrimethamine/therapeutic use, Seasons, Seizures, Sulfadoxine/therapeutic use)

COVID-19 epidemiological, sociological and anthropological  investigation: study protocol for a multidisciplinary mixed  methods research in Burkina Faso

Isidore Tiandiogo Traoré, Samiratou Ouedraogo, Dramane Kania, Firmin Nongodo Kaboré, Blahima Konaté, Rachel Médah, Hermann Badolo, Nathalie Rekeneire, Ariane Mamguem Kamga, Armel Poda, Arnaud Eric Diendere, Boukary Ouédraogo, Esperance Ouédraogo, Oumar Billa, Halidou Tinto, Tienhan Sandrine Dabakuyo-Yonli

COVID-19 epidemiological, sociological and anthropological investigation: study protocol for a multidisciplinary mixed methods research in Burkina Faso (Journal Article)

In: BMC Infect. Dis., vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 896, 2021, ISSN: 1471-2334, (© 2021. The Author(s). PMID: 34479501 PMCID: PMC8414025).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Clinical epidemiology, COVID-19, Humans, Predictive score, Prospective Studies, Retrospective Studies, SARS-Cov-2, Sero-epidemiology, Socio-anthropology)

Seasonal patterns of malaria, genital infection, nutritional and  iron status in non-pregnant and pregnant adolescents in Burkina  Faso: a secondary analysis of trial data

Stephen A Roberts, Loretta Brabin, Halidou Tinto, Sabine Gies, Salou Diallo, Bernard Brabin

Seasonal patterns of malaria, genital infection, nutritional and iron status in non-pregnant and pregnant adolescents in Burkina Faso: a secondary analysis of trial data (Journal Article)

In: BMC Public Health, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1764, 2021, ISSN: 1471-2458, (© 2021. The Author(s). PMID: 34579679 PMCID: PMC8477466).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Abnormal vaginal flora, Adolescents, Bacterial vaginosis, Body Mass Index, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Child, Female, Humans, Iron, iron biomarkers, Malaria, Malaria/drug therapy/epidemiology, MUAC, Pregnancy, Seasons, Vagina)

Patterns of child mortality in rural area of Burkina Faso:  evidence from the Nanoro health and demographic surveillance  system (HDSS)

Navideh Noori, Karim Derra, Innocent Valea, Assaf P Oron, Aminata Welgo, Toussaint Rouamba, Palwende Romuald Boua, Athanase M Somé, Eli Rouamba, Edward Wenger, Hermann Sorgho, Halidou Tinto, Andre Lin Ouédraogo

Patterns of child mortality in rural area of Burkina Faso: evidence from the Nanoro health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) (Journal Article)

In: BMC Public Health, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1425, 2021, ISSN: 1471-2458, (© 2021. The Author(s). PMID: 34281547 PMCID: PMC8287796).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, child mortality, ChildHealth Facilities, Children under 5, Demographic surveillance, HDSS, Humans, Infant, Malaria, Nanoro, Spatial analysis, Travel)

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)

Nutritional status in young children prior to the malaria  transmission season in Burkina Faso and Mali, and its impact on  the incidence of clinical malaria

Mariken Wit, Matthew Cairns, Yves Daniel Compaoré, Issaka Sagara, Irene Kuepfer, Issaka Zongo, Amadou Barry, Modibo Diarra, Amadou Tapily, Samba Coumare, Ismaila Thera, Frederic Nikiema, R Serge Yerbanga, Rosemonde M Guissou, Halidou Tinto, Alassane Dicko, Daniel Chandramohan, Brian Greenwood, Jean Bosco Ouedraogo

Nutritional status in young children prior to the malaria transmission season in Burkina Faso and Mali, and its impact on the incidence of clinical malaria (Journal Article)

In: Malar. J., vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 274, 2021, ISSN: 1475-2875, (PMID: 34158054 PMCID: PMC8220741).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Acute malnutrition, Antimalarials/administration & dosage, Azithromycin/administration & dosage, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Child, Chronic malnutrition, Female, Humans, Incidence, Infant, Malaria, Malaria/epidemiology/transmission, Male, Nutritional Status, Preschool, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, Seasons)

Altered ex-vivo cytokine responses in children with asymptomatic  Plasmodium falciparum infection in Burkina Faso: An additional  argument to treat asymptomatic malaria?

Annelies Post, Berenger Kaboré, Mike Berendsen, Salou Diallo, Ousmane Traore, Rob J W Arts, Mihai G Netea, Leo A B Joosten, Halidou Tinto, Jan Jacobs, Quirijn Mast, André Ven

Altered ex-vivo cytokine responses in children with asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection in Burkina Faso: An additional argument to treat asymptomatic malaria? (Journal Article)

In: Front. Immunol., vol. 12, pp. 614817, 2021, ISSN: 1664-3224, (Copyright © 2021 Post, Kaboré, Berendsen, Diallo, Traore, Arts, Netea, Joosten, Tinto, Jacobs, de Mast and van der Ven. PMID: 34177883 PMCID: PMC8220162).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Asymptomatic Diseases, asymptomatic malaria, bacteraemia, Bacteremia, bloodstream infection, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Cells, Child, Cultured, Cytokines/metabolism, Endemic Diseases, Female, Humans, Infant, iNTS, Lipopolysaccharides/immunology, Malaria/epidemiology/immunology, Male, Parasite Load, Plasmodium falciparum/physiology, Preschool, Salmonella)

Assessment of a combined strategy of seasonal malaria  chemoprevention and supplementation with vitamin A, zinc and  Plumpy'Doz™ to prevent malaria and malnutrition in children  under 5 years old in Burkina Faso: a randomized open-label trial  (SMC-NUT)

Paul Sondo, Marc Christian Tahita, Toussaint Rouamba, Karim Derra, Bérenger Kaboré, Cheick Sa"id Compaoré, Florence Ouédraogo, Eli Rouamba, Hamidou Ilboudo, Estelle A"issa Bambara, Macaire Nana, Edmond Yabré Sawadogo, Hermann Sorgho, Athanase Mwinessobaonfou Somé, Innocent Valéa, Prabin Dahal, Maminata Traoré/Coulibaly, Halidou Tinto

Assessment of a combined strategy of seasonal malaria chemoprevention and supplementation with vitamin A, zinc and Plumpy’Doz™ to prevent malaria and malnutrition in children under 5 years old in Burkina Faso: a randomized open-label trial (SMC-NUT) (Journal Article)

In: Trials, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 360, 2021, ISSN: 1745-6215, (PMID: 34030705 PMCID: PMC8142067).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Antimalarials/adverse effects, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Chemoprevention, Child, Child Nutrition Disorders, Dietary Supplements, Humans, Infant, Malaria, Malaria/diagnosis/epidemiology/prevention & control, Malnutrition, Malnutrition/diagnosis/drug therapy/prevention & control, Pharmaceutical Preparations, Plumpy’Doz™, Preschool, Randomized controlled trial, Seasonal chemoprevention, Seasons, Vitamin A, Vitamin A/adverse effects, Zinc)

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)

Pathogens associated with acute diarrhea, and comorbidity with  malaria among children under five years old in rural Burkina  Faso

Palpouguini Lompo, Marc Christian Tahita, Hermann Sorgho, William Kaboré, Adama Kazienga, Ashmed Cheick Bachirou Nana, Hamtandi Magloire Natama, Isidore Juste Ouindgueta Bonkoungou, Nicolas Barro, Halidou Tinto

Pathogens associated with acute diarrhea, and comorbidity with malaria among children under five years old in rural Burkina Faso (Journal Article)

In: Pan Afr. Med. J., vol. 38, pp. 259, 2021, ISSN: 1937-8688, (Copyright: Palpouguini Lompo et al. PMID: 34104307 PMCID: PMC8164431).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Abdominal Pain/epidemiology, Acute Disease, bacteria, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Child, Comorbidity, Diarrhea, Diarrhea/epidemiology/microbiology, Female, Fever/epidemiology, Giardiasis/epidemiology, Humans, Infant, infectious, Malaria, Malaria/epidemiology, Male, parasite, pathogens, Preschool, Prevalence, Risk Factors, rotavirus, Rotavirus Infections/epidemiology, Rural Population, Seasons, Vomiting/epidemiology)

Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte carriage in symptomatic  patients shows significant association with genetically diverse  infections, anaemia, and asexual stage density

Paul Sondo, Biebo Bihoun, Marc Christian Tahita, Karim Derra, Toussaint Rouamba, Seydou Nakanabo Diallo, Adama Kazienga, Hamidou Ilboudo, Innocent Valea, Zekiba Tarnagda, Hermann Sorgho, Thierry Lef`evre, Halidou Tinto

Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte carriage in symptomatic patients shows significant association with genetically diverse infections, anaemia, and asexual stage density (Journal Article)

In: Malar. J., vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 31, 2021, ISSN: 1475-2875, (PMID: 33413393 PMCID: PMC7791700).

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: Anemia/epidemiology/parasitology, Burkina Faso/epidemiology, Falciparum/epidemiology/parasitology, Gametocyte, Humans, Malaria, msp1, msp2, Multiplicity of infection, Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium falciparum/physiology)

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)