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Boggild AK, Geduld J, Libman M, Yansouni CP, McCarthy AE, Hajek J, Ghesquiere W, Vincelette J, Kuhn S, Plourde PJ, Freedman DO, Kain KC. Illness in Canadian travellers and migrants from Brazil: CanTravNet surveillance data, 2013-2016. Can Commun Dis Rep. 2016 Aug 4;42(8):153-157.

Burgos LM, Farina J, Liendro MC, Saldarriaga C, Liprandi AS, Wyss F, Mendoza I, Baranchuk A. Neglected Tropical Diseases and Other Infectious Diseases Affecting the Heart. The NET-Heart Project: Rationale and Design. Global Heart. 2020;15(1):60. doi: 10.5334/gh.867.

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Herricks JR, Hotez PJ, Wanga V, Coffeng L, Haagsma JA, Stanaway J, Basanez MG, Buckle G, Budke C, Carabin H, Fèvre E, Fürst T, King CH, Murdoch ME, Ramaiah KD, Shepard DS, Stolk WA, Undurraga EA, Naghavi M, Murray CJJ. The global burden of disease study 2013: What does it mean for the NTDs? PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2007; 11(8): e0005424. doi 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005424.

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John CC, Carabin H, Montano SM, Bangira P, Zunt JR, Peterson PK. Global research priorities for infections that affect the nervous system. Nature. 2015; 527(7578): S178-86. doi: 10.1038/nature16033.

Mieras LF, Anand S, van Brakel WH, Hamilton HC, Kollmann KHM, Mackenzie C, Mason I, Wickenden A. Neglected Tropical Diseases, Cross-Cutting Issues Workshop, 4–6 February 2015, Utrecht, the Netherlands: Meeting report. International Health. 2016; 8(suppl_1): i7–i11. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihw001

Phillips K, Kohler J, Pennefather P, Thorsteinsdottir H, Wong J. Canada’s neglected tropical disease research network: who’s in the core—who’s on the periphery? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(12): e2568.

Polman K, Becker SL, Alirol E, Bhatta NK, Bhattarai NR, Bottieau E, Bratschi MW, Burza S, Coulibaly JT, Doumbia MN, Horié NS, Jacobs J, Khanal B, Landouré A, Mahendradhata Y, Meheus F, Mertens P, Meyanti F, Murhandarwati EH, N’Goran EK, Peeling RW, Ravinetto R, Rijal S, Sacko M, Saye R, Schneeberger PHH, Schurmans C, Silué KD, Thobari JA, Traoré MS, van Lieshout L, van Loen H, Verdonck K, von Müller L, Yansouni CP, Yao JA, Yao PK, Yap P, Boelaert M, Chappuis F, and Utzinger J. erratum to: Diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases among patients with persistent digestive disorders (diarrhoea and/or abdominal pain ≥14 days): A multi-country, prospective, non-experimental case–control study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2015; 15:499. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1160-0.

Sodahlon Y, Ross DA, McPhillips-Tangum C, Lawrence J, Taylor R, McFarland DA, Krentel A, et al. Building country capacity to sustain NTD programs and progress: A call to action. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020, 14(10): e0008565. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008565.

Torgerson PR, Devleesschauwer B, Praet N, Speybroeck N, Willingham AL, Kasuga F, Rokni MB, Zhou X-N, Fevre EM, Sripa B, Furst T, Budke CM, Carabin H, Kirk MD, Angulo FJ, Havelaar A, de Silva N. World Health Organization estimates of the global and regional disease burden of 11 foodborne parasitic diseases, 2010: A data synthesis. PLoS Med 2015; 12(12): e1001920. doi 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001920.

Vande Velde F, Longva J, Overgaard HJ, Bastien S. Identifying nudge strategies for behavior-based prevention and control of neglected tropical diseases. JBI Evidence Synthesis: July 23, 2020. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00042.

Yansouni CP, Bottieau E, Lutumba P, Winkler AS, Lynen L, Büscher P, Jacobs J, Gillet P, Lejon V, Alirol E, Polman K, Utzinger J, Miles MA, Peeling RW, Muyembe JJ, Chappuis F, Boelaert M. Rapid diagnostic tests for neurological infections in central Africa. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;13(6):546-58. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70004-5.

Yegorov S, Joag V, Galiwango RM, Good SV, Okech B & Kaul R. Impact of endemic infections on HIV susceptibility in sub-Saharan Africa. Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines. 2019; 5(22). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40794-019-0097-5.

Acquatella H, Asch FM, Barbosa MM, Barros M, Bern C, Cavalcante JL, Echeverria Correa LE, Lima J, Marcus R, Marin-Neto JA, Migliore R, Milei J, Morillo CA, Nunes MCP, Campos Vieira ML, Viotti R. Recommendations for multimodality cardiac imaging in patients with chagas disease: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography in collaboration with the InterAmerican Association of Echocardiography (ECOSIAC) and the Cardiovascular Imaging Department of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (DIC-SBC). J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 Jan;31(1):3-25. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2017.10.019.

Carmo AAL, de Sousa MR, Agudelo JF, Boersma E, Rocha MOC, Ribeiro ALP, Morillo CA. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in Chagas heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 15;267:88-93. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.05.091.

Ciapponi A, Barreira F, Perelli L, Bardach A, Gascón J, Molina I, Morillo C, et al. Fixed vs adjusted-dose benznidazole for adults with chronic Chagas disease without cardiomyopathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS Negl Trop Dis. 2020. 14(8): e0008529. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008529.

Fearon MA, Scalia V, Huang M, Dines I, Ndao M, Lagacé-Wiens P. A case of vertical transmission of Chagas disease contracted via blood transfusion in Canada. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2013 Spring;24(1):32-4. PMID: 24421790.

Mongeau-Martin G, Ndao M, Libman M, Delage G, Ward BJ. A family cluster of Chagas disease detected through selective screening of blood donors: A case report and brief review. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2015 May-Jun;26(3):157-61. PMID: 26236358.

Morillo CA, Marin-Neto JA, Avezum A, Sosa-Estani S, Rassi A, Rosas F, Villena E et al. Randomized trial of benznidazole for chronic Chagas’ cardiomyopathy. N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct;373(14): 1295-1306. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1507574.

Morillo CA, Waskin H, Sosa-Estani S, Del Carmen Bangher M, Cuneo C, Milesi R et al. Benznidazole and Posaconazole in eliminating parasites in asymptomatic T. Cruzi carriers: The STOP-CHAGAS Trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Feb;69(8):939-947. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.12.023.

Ndao M, Beaulieu C, Black WC, Isabel E, Vasquez-Camargo F, Nath-Chowdhury M, Massé F, Mellon C, Methot N, Nicoll-Griffith DA. Reversible cysteine protease inhibitors show promise for a Chagas disease cure. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014;58(2):1167-78. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01855-13.

Nunes MCP, Beaton A, Acquatella H, Bern C, Bolger AF, Echeverría LE, Dutra WO, Gascon J, Morillo CA, Oliveira-Filho J, Ribeiro ALP, Marin-Neto, JA and on behalf of the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; and Stroke Council. Chagas cardiomyopathy: an update of current clinical knowledge and management: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. 2018 August; 138 (12):e169–e209. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000599.

Plourde PJ, Kadkhoda K, Ndao M. Congenitally transmitted Chagas disease in Canada: a family cluster. CMAJ. 2017 Dec 4;189(48):E1489-E1492. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170648

Rojas LZ, Glisic M, Pletsch-Borba L, Echeverría LE, Bramer WM, Bano A, Stringa N, Zaciragic A, Kraja B, Asllanaj E, Chowdhury R, Morillo CA, Rueda-Ochoa OL, Franco OH, Muka T. Electrocardiographic abnormalities in Chagas disease in the general population: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jun 13;12(6):e0006567. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006567.

Ruiz-Lancheros E, Rasoolizadeh A, Chatelain E, Garcia-Bournissen F, Moroni S, Moscatelli G, Altcheh J, Ndao M. Validation of apolipoprotein A-1 and fibronectin fragments as markers of parasitological cure for congenital Chagas Disease in children treated with benznidazole. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 1;5(11):ofy236. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy236.

Schmidt A, Dias Romano MM, Marin-Neto JA, Rao-Melacini P, Rassi A Jr, Mattos A, Avezum Á Jr, Villena E, Sosa-Estani S, Bonilla R, Yusuf S, Morillo CA, Maciel BC; BENEFIT Investigators. Effects of Trypanocidal treatment on echocardiographic parameters in Chagas cardiomyopathy and prognostic value of Wall Motion Score Index: A BENEFIT trial echocardiographic substudy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S0894-7317(18)30504-2. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2018.09.006.

Velasco A, Morillo CA. Chagas heart disease: A contemporary review. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 Jul 18. doi: 10.1007/s12350-018-1361-1.

Arévalo-Cortés A, Mejia-Jaramillo AM, Granada Y, Coatsworth H, Lowenberger C, Triana-Chavez O. The Midgut Microbiota of Colombian Aedes aegypti Populations with Different Levels of Resistance to the Insecticide Lambda-cyhalothrin. Insects. 2020; 11, 584. doi: 10.3390/insects11090584.

Baker T, Wolfson DB. Evaluating Uncertainty in Dengue Seroprevalence in the Absence of a Gold Standard Diagnostic Test. McGill Journal of Medicine, 2020.

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Charette M, Berrang-Ford L, Llanos Cuentas EA, Cárcamo C, Kulkarni MA. What caused the 2012 dengue outbreak in Pucallpa, Peru? A socio-ecological autopsy. Social Science and Medicine. 2017; 174: 122-132. doi 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.12.010.

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Hébert C, Dagenais C, McSween-Cadieux E, Ridde V. Video as a public health knowledge transfer tool in Burkina Faso: A mixed evaluation comparing three narrative genres, PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020; 14(6): e0008305. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008305.

Homenauth E, Kajeguka D, Kulkarni MA. Principal component analysis of socioeconomic factors and their association with malaria and arbovirus risk in Tanzania: A sensitivity analysis. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 2017; 71(11): 1046-1051. doi 10.1136/jech-2017-209119.

Hooshyar M, Wagner CE, et al. Cyclic epidemics and extreme outbreaks induced by hydro-climatic variability and memory. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2020; 17(171). doi: 10.1098/rsif.2020.0521.

Kajeguka DC, Desrochers R, Mwangi R, Mgabo MR, Alifrangis M, Kavishe RA, Mosha FW, Kulkarni MA. Knowledge and practice regarding dengue and chikungunya: A cross sectional study among healthcare workers and community in northern Tanzania. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2017; 22(5): 583-593. doi 10.1111/tmi.12863

Kajeguka D, Kaaya R, Desrochers R, Iranpour M, Kavishe RA, Mwakalinga S, Schiøler KL, Alifrangis M, Lindsay LR, Dibernardo A, Mosha FW, Kulkarni MA. Mapping clusters of chikungunya and dengue transmission in Northeastern Tanzania using disease exposure and vector data. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. 2017; 19(4): 1-12. doi: 10.4314/thrb.v19i4.1.

Misyura L, Grieco Guardian E, Durant AC, Donini A. A comparison of aquaporin expression in mosquito larvae (Aedes aegypti) that develop in hypo-osmotic freshwater and iso-osmotic brackish water. PLOS ONE. 2020. 15(8): e0234892. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234892.

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Yuan X, Garg S, de Haan K, Fellouse FA, Gopalsamy A, Tykvart J, Sidhu SS, Varma MM, Pal P, Hillan EM, Dou JJ, Aitchison JS. Bead-based multiplex detection of dengue biomarkers in a portable imaging device. Biomed. Opt. Express. 2020. 11, 6154-6167. doi: 10.1364/BOE.403803.

Zhao N, Charland K, Carabali M, Nsoesie EO, Maheu-Giroux M, Rees E, Yuan M, Garcia Balaguera C, Jaramillo Ramirez G, Zinszer K. Machine learning and dengue forecasting: Comparing random forests and artificial neural networks for predicting dengue burden at national and sub-national scales in Colombia. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2020, 14(9): e0008056. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008056.

Carabin H, Balsera-Rodriguez FJ, Rebollar-Saenz J, Benner CT, Benito A, Fernandez-Crespo JC, Carmena D. Cystic echinococcosis in the province of Alava, North Spain: The monetary burden of a disease no longer under surveillance. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014; 8(8): e3069. doi 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003069.

Alejandro Ortiz HI, Farina JM, Saldarriaga C, Mendoza I, Sosa Liprandi A, Wyss F, Burgos LM, Alexander B, Baranchuk A. Human African Trypanosomiasis & Heart, Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 2020. doi: 10.1080/14779072.2020.1828066.

Boelaert M, Mukendi D, Bottieau E, Kalo Lilo JR, Verdonck K, Minikulu L, Barbé B, Gillet P, Yansouni CP, Chappuis F, Lutumba P. A Phase III diagnostic accuracy study of a rapid diagnostic test for diagnosis of second-stage human African trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. EBioMedicine. 2018 Jan;27:11-17. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.10.032.

André S, Rodrigues V, Picard M, Silvestre R, Estaquier J. Non-human primates and Leishmania immunity. Cytokine: X. 2020 Dec; 4(2):100038. doi: 10.1016/j.cytox.2020.100038.

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Ferreira C, Mesquita I, Barbosa AM, Osório NS, Torrado E, Beauparlant C-J, Droit A, Cunha C, Carvalho A, Saha B, Estaquier J, et al. Glutamine supplementation improves the efficacy of miltefosine treatment for visceral leishmaniasis. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2020 14(3): e0008125. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008125.

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Mwidunda SA, Carabin H, Matuja WBM, Winkler AS, Ngowi HA. A school based cluster randomised health education intervention trial for improving knowledge and attitudes related to Taenia solium cysticercosis and taeniasis in Mbulu district, northern Tanzania. PLoS One 2015; 10: e0118541. doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0118541.

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