Amstutz A, Kopo M, Lejone T.I, Khesa L, Kao M, Muhairwe J, Glass T.R, Labhardt N.D. "If it is left, it becomes easy for me to get tested": use of oral self-tests and community health workers to maximize the potential of home-based HIV testing among adolescents in Lesotho. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020;23(Suppl 5):e25563. DOI: 10.1002/jia2.25563

2020
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Amstutz A, Nsakala B.L, Cheleboi M, Lejone T.I, Hobbins M.A, Battegay M, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. Low rates of active hepatitis B and C infections among adults and children living with HIV and taking antiretroviral therapy: a multicenter screening study in Lesotho. J Med Virol. 2020(in press). DOI: 10.1002/jmv.25970

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (32369206)

Amstutz A, Nsakala B.L, Vanobberghen F, Muhairwe J, Glass T.R, Namane T, Mpholo T, Battegay M, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. Switch to second-line versus continued first-line antiretroviral therapy for patients with low-level HIV-1 viremia: an open-label randomized controlled trial in Lesotho. PLoS Med. 2020;17(9):e1003325. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003325

2020
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PubMed (32936795)
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Blum J, Chaney M, Mudji J, Mfungwa J.K, Rice T, Labhardt N.D. Glycaemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes followed in a rural African primary care setting - a reality check in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prim Care Diabetes. 2020;14(2):139-146. DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2019.08.002

2020
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PubMed (31455548)

Lejone T.I, Kopo M, Bachmann N, Brown J.A, Glass T.R, Muhairwe J, Matsela T, Scherrer R, Chere L, Namane T, Labhardt N.D, Amstutz A. PEBRA trial - effect of a peer-educator coordinated preference-based ART service delivery model on viral suppression among adolescents and young adults living with HIV: protocol of a cluster-randomized clinical trial in rural Lesotho. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):425. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-08535-6

2020
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PubMed (32228531)
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Amstutz A, Brown J.A, Ringera I, Muhairwe J, Lejone T.I, Klimkait T, Glass T.R, Labhardt N.D. Engagement in care, viral suppression, drug resistance and reasons for non-engagement after home-based same-day ART initiation in Lesotho: a two-year follow-up of the CASCADE trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2019(In press). DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciz1126

2019
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Amstutz A, Lejone T.I, Khesa L, Muhairwe J, Nsakala B.L, Tlali K, Bresser M, Tediosi F, Kopo M, Kao M, Klimkait T, Battegay M, Glass T.R, Labhardt N.D. VIBRA trial - effect of village-based refill of ART following home-based same-day ART initiation vs clinic-based ART refill on viral suppression among individuals living with HIV: protocol of a cluster-randomized clinical trial in rural Lesotho. Trials. 2019;20:522. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-019-3510-5

2019
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PubMed (31439004)
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Amstutz A, Lejone T.I, Khesa L, Muhairwe J, Nsakala B.L, Tlali K, Bresser M, Vanobberghen F, Kopo M, Kao M, Klimkait T, Battegay M, Labhardt N.D, Glass T.R. The HOSENG trial - effect of the provision of oral self-testing for absent and refusing individuals during a door-to-door HIV-testing campaign on testing coverage: protocol of a cluster-randomized clinical trial in rural Lesotho. Trials. 2019;20:496. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-019-3469-2

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31409421)
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Bachmann N, von Braun A, Labhardt N.D, Kadelka C, Gunthard H.F, Sekaggya-Wiltshire C, Castelnuovo B, Kambugu A, Lejone T.I, Boni J, Yerly S, Perreau M, Klimkait T, Kouyos R.D, Fehr J, Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Importance of routine viral load monitoring: higher levels of resistance at ART failure in Uganda and Lesotho compared with Switzerland. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019;74(2):468-472. DOI: 10.1093/jac/dky436

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30476115)

Chernet A, Probst-Hensch N, Sydow V, Paris D.H, Neumayr A, Labhardt N.D. Cardiovascular diseases risk factors among recently arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland. BMC Res Notes. 2019;12:668. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-019-4715-0

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31639048)
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Courlet P, Decosterd L.A, Brown J.A, Alves Saldanha S, Marzolini C, Cavassini M, Stoeckle M, Csajka C, Labhardt N.D, Calmy A, Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Emtricitabine and lamivudine concentrations in saliva: a simple suitable test for treatment adherence. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019;74(8):2468-2470. DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkz181

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31065722)

Glass T.R, Motaboli L, Nsakala B, Lerotholi M, Vanobberghen F, Amstutz A, Lejone T.I, Muhairwe J, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. The viral load monitoring cascade in a resource-limited setting: a prospective multicentre cohort study after introduction of routine viral load monitoring in rural Lesotho. PLoS One. 2019;14(8):e0220337. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220337

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31461455)
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Labhardt N.D, Ringera I, Lejone T.I, Amstutz A, Klimkait T, Muhairwe J, Glass T.R. Effect and cost of two successive home visits to increase HIV testing coverage: a prospective study in Lesotho, Southern Africa. BMC Public Health. 2019;19:1441. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-7784-z

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31676001)
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Melamed S, Chernet A, Labhardt N.D, Probst-Hensch N, Pfeiffer C. Social resilience and mental health among Eritrean asylum-seekers in Switzerland. Qual Health Res. 2019;29(2):222-236. DOI: 10.1177/1049732318800004

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30222038)

Neumayr A, Chernet A, Sydow V, Kling K, Künzli E, Marti H, Paris D.H, Nickel B, Labhardt N.D. Performance of the point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen (POC-CCA) urine cassette test for follow-up after treatment of S. mansoni infection in Eritrean refugees. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2019;28:59-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.09.004

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30236539)

Staehelin C, Chernet A, Sydow V, Piso R.J, Suter-Riniker F, Funez S, Nickel B, Paris D.H, Labhardt N.D. Seroprotection rates of vaccine-preventable diseases among newly arrived Eritrean asylum seekers in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. J Travel Med. 2019;26(6):taz035. DOI: 10.1093/jtm/taz035

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31094415)

Amstutz A, Nsakala B.L, Vanobberghen F, Muhairwe J, Glass T.R, Achieng B, Sepeka M, Tlali K, Sao L, Thin K, Klimkait T, Battegay M, Labhardt N.D. SESOTHO trial ("Switch Either near Suppression Or THOusand") - switch to second-line versus WHO-guided standard of care for unsuppressed patients on first-line ART with viremia below 1000 copies/mL: protocol of a multicenter, parallel-group, open-label, r. BMC Infect Dis. 2018;18:76. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-018-2979-y

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29433430)
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Chernet A, Neumayr A, Hatz C, Kling K, Sydow V, Rentsch K, Utzinger J, Probst-Hensch N, Marti H, Nickel B, Labhardt N.D. Spectrum of infectious diseases among newly arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. Int J Public Health. 2018;63(2):233-239. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-017-1034-x

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (28924741)

Chernet A, Utzinger J, Sydow V, Probst-Hensch N, Paris D.H, Labhardt N.D, Neumayr A. Prevalence rates of six selected infectious diseases among African migrants and refugees: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018;37(4):605-619. DOI: 10.1007/s10096-017-3126-1

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29080108)

Labhardt N.D, Ringera I, Lejone T.I, Klimkait T, Muhairwe J, Amstutz A, Glass T.R. Effect of offering same-day ART vs usual health facility referral during home-based HIV testing on linkage to care and viral suppression among adults with HIV in Lesotho: the CASCADE randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2018;319(11):1103-1112. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2018.1818

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29509839)

Lejone T.I, Ringera I, Cheleboi M, Wagner S, Muhairwe J, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. The treatment cascade in children with unsuppressed viral load - a reality check in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018;77(3):250-256. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001597

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29189416)

Neumayr A, Stöckle M, Künzli E, Kling K, Sydow V, Labhardt N, Beck B, Blum J, Paris D.H. Fieber bei Reiserückkehrern. Swiss Med Wkly. 2018;16:345-354. DOI: 10.4414/smf.2018.03240

2018
Journal Article

Chernet A, Hensch N.P, Kling K, Sydow V, Hatz C, Paris D.H, Rentsch K, Nickel B, Neumayr A, Labhardt N.D. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and intramuscular vitamin D3 supplementation among Eritrean migrants recently arrived in Switzerland. Swiss Med Wkly. 2017;147:w14568. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2017.14568

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (29282703)
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Chernet A, Kling K, Sydow V, Künzli E, Hatz C, Utzinger J, van Lieshout L, Marti H, Nickel B, Labhardt N.D, Neumayr A. Accuracy of diagnostic tests for Schistosoma mansoni infection in asymptomatic Eritrean refugees: serology and POC-CCA against stool microscopy. Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65(4):568-574. DOI: 10.1093/cid/cix366

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28430889)

Chernet A, Probst-Hensch N, Neumayr A, Kling K, Rentsch K, Hatz C, Labhardt N. Vitamin D levels, HbA1c and lipid profile in newly arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland. Eur J Public Health, 2017;26(Suppl. 1):378

2017
Conference Paper

Labhardt N.D, Müller U.F, Ringera I, Ehmer J, Motlatsi M.M, Pfeiffer K, Hobbins M.A, Muhairwe J.A, Muser J, Hatz C. Metabolic syndrome in patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy containing zidovudine or tenofovir in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2017;22(6):725-733. DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12872

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28342180)

Labhardt N.D, Ringera I, Lejone T.I, Cheleboi M, Wagner S, Muhairwe J, Klimkait T. When patients fail UNAIDS' last 90-the "failure cascade" beyond 90-90-90 in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa: a prospective cohort study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2017;20(1):21803. DOI: 10.7448/IAS.20.1.21803

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28777506)

Moser W, Labhardt N.D, Cheleboi M, Muhairwe J, Keiser J. Unexpected low soil-transmitted helminth prevalence in the Butha-Buthe district in Lesotho, results from a cross-sectional survey. Parasit Vectors. 2017;10(1):72. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-1995-x

2017
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PubMed (28179008)
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Cerutti B, Bader J, Ehmer J, Pfeiffer K, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. Performance of risk-charts to guide targeted HIV viral load monitoring of ART: applying the method on the data from a multi-centre-study in rural Lesotho [Letter]. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016;72(1):e22-e25. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000961

2016
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PubMed (26910500)

Cerutti B, Broers B, Masetsibi M, Faturiyele O, Toti-Mokoteli L, Motlatsi M, Bader J, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. Alcohol use and depression: link with adherence and viral suppression in adult patients on antiretroviral therapy in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:947. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3209-4

2016
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PubMed (27608764)
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Halter Georg, Heuss Christian. Kampf gegen Aids in Lesotho [TV Broadcast]. Zürich: SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen. SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Bericht: Georg Halter. Bilder: Christian Heuss. Tagesschau vom 1. Dezember 2016

2016
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Künzli E, Labhardt N, Balestra G, Weisser M, Zellweger M.J, Blum J. Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis as a complication of toxocariasis-associated endomyocarditis with fibrosis: a case report. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016;3(3):ofw145. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofw145

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27800525)
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Labhardt N.D, Bader J, Lejone T.I, Ringera I, Hobbins M.A, Fritz C, Ehmer J, Cerutti B, Puga D, Klimkait T. Should viral load thresholds be lowered? Revisiting the WHO definition for virologic failure in patients on antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016;95(28):e3985. DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003985

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27428189)
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Labhardt N.D, Ringera I, Lejone T.I, Masethothi P, Thaanyane T, Kamele M, Gupta R.S, Thin K, Cerutti B, Klimkait T, Fritz C, Glass T.R. Same day ART initiation versus clinic-based pre-ART assessment and counselling for individuals newly tested HIV-positive during community-based HIV testing in rural Lesotho - a randomized controlled trial (CASCADE trial). BMC Public Health. 2016;16(1):329. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2972-6

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27080120)
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Notter J, Labhardt N, Hatz C, Wallnöfer A, Vollgraff M, Ritze N, Wirza S, Berger C, Battegay M, Neumayr A, Fehr J, Jackson Y.L, Posfay-Barbej K, Durieux S, Lanzl C, Staehelin C, Boillat-Blanco N, Fuchs S, Martin B, Tarr P. Infektionen bei erwachsenen Flüchtlingen. Swiss Med Forum. 2016;16(49-50):1067-1074

2016
Journal Article

Notter J, Labhardt N, Hatz C, Wallnöfer A, Vollgraff M, Ritze N, Wirza S, Berger C, Battegay M, Neumayr A, Fehr J, Jackson Y.L, Posfay-Barbej K, Durieux S, Lanzl C, Staehelin C, Boillat-Blanco N, Fuchs S, Martin B, Tarr P. Infections chez les réfugiés adultes. Swiss Med Forum. 2016;16(49-50):1067-1074

2016
Journal Article

Puga D, Cerutti B, Molisana C, Bader J, Faturiyele O, Ringera I, Lejone T, Pfeiffer K, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. Still far from 90-90-90: virologic outcomes of children on antiretroviral therapy in nurse-led clinics in rural Lesotho. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016;35(1):78-80. DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000929

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (26398870)

Blum J, Kling K, Labhardt N. Leishmania et trypanosomes (Kinetoplastida): rares, mais plus actuels que nous le voudrions. Swiss Med Forum. 2015;15(50-51):1193-1195

2015
Journal Article

Blum J, Kling K, Labhardt N. Leishmanien und Trypanosomen (Kinetoplastida): selten, aber aktueller, als uns lieb ist. Swiss Med Forum. 2015;15(50-51):1193-1195

2015
Journal Article

Labhardt N, Rickerts V, Popescu S, Neumayr A. TB or not TB - persistent cough, fever and night sweats in a 46-year-old traveler returning from South America. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2015;13(4):346-348. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2015.06.006

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (26148650)