Academic Papers



Banjara et al. 2019. 'Integrating Case Detection of Visceral Leishmaniasis and Other Febrile Illness with Vector Control in the Post-Elimination Phase in Nepal'. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 

Huda et al. 2019. 'Intervention Packages for Early Visceral Leishmaniasis Case Detection and Sandfly Control in Bangladesh: A Comparative Analysis'. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Rijal et al. 2019. 'Eliminating visceral leishmaniasis in South Asia: the road ahead'. BMJ

Chapman et al. 2018. Age trends in asymptomatic and symptomatic Leishmania donovani infection in the Indian subcontinent: A review and analysis of data from diagnostic and epidemiological studeis. PLoS NTD. 

Mondal et al. 2018. 'Quantifying the Infectiousness of Post-Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis Toward Sand Flies. Clinical Infectious Diseases

Lim et al. 2018. 'Barriers of Visceral Leishmaniasis reporting and surveillance in Nepal: comparison of governmental VL‐program districts with non‐program districts'. Tropical Medicine & International Health

Chapman et al. 2018. 'The role of case proximity in transmission of visceral leishmaniasis in a highly endemic village in Bangladesh'. PLoS NTD

Poché et al. 2018. 'Bionomics of Phlebotomus argentipes in villages in Bihar, India with insights into efficacy of IRS-based control measures'. PLoS NTD

Hossain et al. 2017. 'Real-time PCR in detection and quantitation of Leishmania donovani for the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis patients and the monitoring of their response to treatment'. PLoS ONE

Molina et al. 2017. 'Infectivity of post-Kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis patients to sandflies: revisiting a proof of concept in the context of the Kala-azar elimination program in the Indian subcontinent'. Clinical Infectious Diseases

Fitzpatrick et al. 2017. 'Sustaining visceral leishmaniasis elimination in Bangladesh: could a policy brief help?'. PLoS NTD

Chowdhury et al. 2017. 'Control of Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae) sand fly in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised control trial'. PLoS NTD

Kumar et al. 2017. 'Investigating the associative impact of indoor residual spraying and insecticide treated nets for minimizing visceral leishmaniasis vector population in Bihar (India)'. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health

Medley et al. 2017. 'Interpreting data in policy & control: the case of leprosy'. Indian Journal of Medical Research

Olliaro et al. 2017. 'Investments in research and surveillance are needed to go beyond elimination and stop transmission of Leishmania in the Indian . subcontinent'. PLoS NTDs

Hirve et al. 2016. ‘Transmission Dynamics of Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian Subcontinent – A Systematic Literature Review’. PLoS NTD

Cameron et al. 2016. ‘Understanding the transmission dynamics ofLeishmania donovani to provide robust evidence for interventions to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar, India’. Parasites & Vectors

Poché et al. 2016. 'Visceral Leishmaniasis on the Indian Subcontinent: Modelling the Dynamic Relationship between Vector Control Schemes and Vector Life Cycles'. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Rock et al. 2016. ‘Progress in the Mathematical Modelling of Visceral Leishmaniasis’. Advances in Parasitology

Singh et al. 2016. ‘Elimination of visceral leishmaniasis on the Indian subcontinent’. Lancet Infectious Diseases

Boettcher et al. 2015. ‘Visceral leishmaniasis diagnosis and reporting delays as an obstacle to timely response actions in Nepal and India’. BMC Infectious Diseases

Coleman et al. 2015. 'DDT-based indoor residual spraying suboptimal for visceral leishmaniasis elimination in India'. PNAS

Medley et al. 2015. ‘Health-seeking, diagnostics and transmission in the control of visceral leishmaniasis’. Nature

Singh & Sundar. 2015. ‘Developments in the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in the elimination era’. Journal of Parasitology Research  

Burza et al. 2014. ‘HIV and visceral leishmaniasis coinfection in Bihar, India: an underrecognised and underdiagnosed threat against elimination’. Clinical Infectious Diseases

Mukhopadhyay et al. 2014. ‘Post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis: an unresolved mystery’. Trends in Parasitology