Jürg Utzinger, Professor, PhD

Director, Group Leader, Head of Unit

Professor in Epidemiology, Director


Blaser S et al. From laboratory to point-of-entry: development and implementation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification of a LAMP-based genetic identification system to prevent introduction of quarantine insect species. Pest Manag Sci. 2018;74(6):1504-1512. DOI: 10.1002/ps.4866

Bonfoh B, Saric J, Utzinger J. Research hotspots in Côte d'Ivoire. Nature. 2018;558(7709):189. DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-05413-5

Chernet A et al. 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

Chernet A et al. 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

Coulibaly G et al. Epidemiology of intestinal parasite infections in three departments of south-central Côte d’Ivoire before the implementation of a cluster-randomised trial. Parasite Epidemiol Control. 2018;3(2):63-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.parepi.2018.02.003

Coulibaly J.T et al. Schistosoma haematobium egg excretion does not increase after exercise: implications for diagnostic testing. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018;98(3):772-775. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0728

French M.D et al. Schistosomiasis in Africa: improving strategies for long-term and sustainable morbidity control. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(6):e0006484. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006484

Gbalégba C.G.N et al. Distribution of Plasmodium spp. infection in asymptomatic carriers in perennial and low seasonal malaria transmission settings in West Africa. Infect Dis Poverty. 2018;7:39. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-018-0412-9

Gerber M et al. Physical activity and dual disease burden among South African primary schoolchildren from disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Prev Med. 2018;112:104-110. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.04.001

Htun N.S.N et al. Association between gastrointestinal tract infections and glycated hemoglobin in school children of poor neighborhoods in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(3):e0006332. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006332

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