Publications by authors named "Ibrahim Abubakar"

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Predictive performance of interferon-γ release assays and tuberculin skin tests.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 Dec 25;20(12):1371-1372. Epub 2020 Nov 25.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30772-6DOI Listing
December 2020

Small-area level socio-economic deprivation and tuberculosis rates in England: An ecological analysis of tuberculosis notifications between 2008 and 2012.

PLoS One 2020 19;15(10):e0240879. Epub 2020 Oct 19.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, and Tuberculosis Centre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7571683PMC
October 2020

The future of migration, human populations, and global health in the Anthropocene.

Authors:
Ibrahim Abubakar

Lancet 2020 10 14;396(10258):1133-1134. Epub 2020 Jul 14.

UCL Institute for Global Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31523-3DOI Listing
October 2020

Urgent call for greater multilateralism and coordination of covid-19 trials.

BMJ 2020 07 6;370:m2666. Epub 2020 Jul 6.

Department of Medicine, UCL, London, UK.

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July 2020

Cost effectiveness of testing HIV infected individuals for TB in a low TB/HIV setting.

J Infect 2020 Aug 27;81(2):289-296. Epub 2020 May 27.

Department of HIV and Respiratory Medicine, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, United Kingdom; UCL Respiratory, Division of Medicine, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.05.055DOI Listing
August 2020

Integrated screening of migrants for multiple infectious diseases: Qualitative study of a city-wide programme.

EClinicalMedicine 2020 Apr 18;21:100315. Epub 2020 Apr 18.

Department of Respiratory Sciences, University of Leicester, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100315DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7170938PMC
April 2020

Racism and discrimination in COVID-19 responses.

Lancet 2020 04 1;395(10231):1194. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Institute for Global Health, UCL, London WC1N 1EH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30792-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7146645PMC
April 2020

Drug misuse, tobacco smoking, alcohol and other social determinants of tuberculosis in UK-born adults in England: a community-based case-control study.

Sci Rep 2020 03 27;10(1):5639. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-62667-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7101386PMC
March 2020

Comparative Study of Alvarado Score and its Modifications in the Preoperative Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis at a Tertiary Center in Sokoto, Nigeria.

Niger J Surg 2020 Jan-Jun;26(1):16-21. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Department of Surgery, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/njs.NJS_46_19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7041352PMC
February 2020

Importance of epidemiological research of monkeypox: is incidence increasing?

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2020 05 2;18(5):389-392. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1735361DOI Listing
May 2020

The UK National Health Service regulations for overseas visitors.

Lancet 2019 08;394(10200):734-735

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31337-6DOI Listing
August 2019

The effect of global change on mosquito-borne disease.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 09 18;19(9):e302-e312. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30161-6DOI Listing
September 2019

Occupational health outcomes among international migrant workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 07 20;7(7):e872-e882. Epub 2019 May 20.

Gender, Violence and Health Centre, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30204-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6565984PMC
July 2019

STREAM: a pragmatic and explanatory trial for MDR-TB treatment.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 06;19(6):575-576

Division of Research and Development, Vital Strategies, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30215-4DOI Listing
June 2019

Health of migrants: simple questions can improve care - Authors' reply.

Lancet 2019 06 20;393(10188):2298-2299. Epub 2019 May 20.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30497-0DOI Listing
June 2019

WHO takes action to promote the health of refugees and migrants.

Lancet 2019 05;393(10185):2016-2018

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31051-7DOI Listing
May 2019

Hepatitis B vaccination uptake in hard-to-reach populations in London: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 May 2;19(1):372. Epub 2019 May 2.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, 4th floor, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3926-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6498651PMC
May 2019

Horizon Europe: towards a European agenda for global health research and innovation.

Lancet 2019 Mar;393(10178):1272-1273

Amsterdam Institute for Global Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30287-9DOI Listing
March 2019

Improving engagement with healthcare in hepatitis C: a randomised controlled trial of a peer support intervention.

BMC Med 2019 04 1;17(1):71. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, 4th floor, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-019-1300-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442435PMC
April 2019

Building a European database to gather multi-country evidence on active and latent TB screening for migrants.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 Mar 28;80S:S45-S49. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Department of Public Health Science, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm County Council, Smittskydd Stockholm, Box 17533, 118 91 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.041DOI Listing
March 2019

Towards optimal treatment for latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.

Lancet Respir Med 2019 03;7(3):195-197

Division of Infection and Immunity, Center for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, London, UK; National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospitals, London NW1 2PG, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(19)30036-0DOI Listing
March 2019

Reducing loss to follow-up during treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Eur Respir J 2019 01 10;53(1). Epub 2019 Jan 10.

UCL-TB, University College London, London, UK.

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January 2019

Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in an ethnically-diverse high incidence region in England, 2007-11.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Jan 7;19(1):26. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Institute of Microbiology and Infection, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3585-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6323781PMC
January 2019

Children and adolescents on the move: what does the Global Compact for Migration mean for their health?

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2019 02 6;3(2):64-66. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30376-6DOI Listing
February 2019

Improving access to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis diagnostic and health services for refugees and migrants.

BMC Med 2018 11 30;16(1):221. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

UCL Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1218-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6267830PMC
November 2018

Universal health coverage for refugees and migrants in the twenty-first century.

BMC Med 2018 11 26;16(1):216. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Division of Infection and Immunity, Centre for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1208-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6260893PMC
November 2018

Monkeypox - Enhancing public health preparedness for an emerging lethal human zoonotic epidemic threat in the wake of the smallpox post-eradication era.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 Jan 16;78:78-84. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Division of Infection and Immunity, Center for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, United Kingdom; The National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at UCL Hospitals, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.11.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7129336PMC
January 2019

Postmenopausal osteoporosis and breast cancer: The biochemical links and beneficial effects of functional foods.

Biomed Pharmacother 2018 Nov 14;107:571-582. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Department of Biochemistry, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, Nigeria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2018.08.018DOI Listing
November 2018

Implications of converging conflicts, emergencies, and mass gatherings for global health security.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 08;6(8):e834-e835

Departments of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh 11514, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30256-0DOI Listing
August 2018

A review on the ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Alpinia officinarum Hance.

J Ethnopharmacol 2018 Oct 25;224:45-62. Epub 2018 May 25.

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, PMB 1144 Aliero, Nigeria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2018.05.027DOI Listing
October 2018

Progression from latent infection to active disease in dynamic tuberculosis transmission models: a systematic review of the validity of modelling assumptions.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 08 10;18(8):e228-e238. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30134-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6070419PMC
August 2018

Humanitarian disaster for Rohingya refugees: impending natural hazards and worsening public health crises.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 05;6(5):e487-e488

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30125-6DOI Listing
May 2018

Synergistic Apoptotic Effects of Tocotrienol Isomers and on A549 and U87MG Cancer Cells.

Trop Life Sci Res 2018 Mar 2;29(1):229-238. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, 43500 Semenyih, Malaysia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21315/tlsr2018.29.1.15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5893234PMC
March 2018

Hepatitis C virus treatment as prevention in people who inject drugs.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 04 21;18(4):379. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK; Medical Directorate, Public Health England, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30130-0DOI Listing
April 2018

Update in Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria 2017.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 05;197(10):1248-1253

2 UCL-TB and UCL Respiratory, University College London, London, United Kingdom; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201801-0106UPDOI Listing
May 2018

Comparing different technologies for active TB case-finding among the homeless: a transmission-dynamic modelling study.

Sci Rep 2018 01 23;8(1):1433. Epub 2018 Jan 23.

Modelling and Economics Unit, National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19757-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5780390PMC
January 2018

Eliminating tuberculosis in low-burden countries.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2018 01;22(1)

Institute for Global Health, University College London London, UK , Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.17.0707DOI Listing
January 2018

Post-migration follow-up of migrants at risk of tuberculosis.

Lancet Infect Dis 2017 11;17(11):1124

Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30567-4DOI Listing
November 2017

5,6-dehydrokawain from the rhizome of Alpinia mutica Roxb. induced proangiogenic tumour-derived VEGF of HT-29 colorectal cancer.

Nat Prod Res 2018 Dec 20;32(24):2964-2967. Epub 2017 Oct 20.

a Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacognosy and Ethnopharmacy , Usmanu Danfodiyo University , Sokoto , Nigeria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786419.2017.1392954DOI Listing
December 2018

Aiming for zero tuberculosis transmission in low-burden countries.

Lancet Respir Med 2017 11 13;5(11):846-848. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

National Institutes of Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, University of Oxford and the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Oxford University Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Trust, Oxford, UK; National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30382-XDOI Listing
November 2017

Tackling viral haemorrhagic fever in Africa.

Lancet 2017 12 12;390(10113):2612-2614. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

UCL Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32475-3DOI Listing
December 2017

The duration of protection of school-aged BCG vaccination in England: a population-based case-control study.

Int J Epidemiol 2018 02;47(1):193-201

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyx141DOI Listing
February 2018

Injecting drug use predicts active tuberculosis in a national cohort of people living with HIV.

AIDS 2017 11;31(17):2403-2413

aCentre for Molecular Epidemiology and Translational Research bCentre for Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Modelling and Evaluation, Institute of Global Health, University College London cHIV surveillance dTB section, National Infections Service, Public Health England eRespiratory Medicine, Royal Free London National Health Service Foundation Trust fHIV & Sexual Health, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK. *Valerie Delpech and Ibrahim Abubakar are joint senior authors.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000001635DOI Listing
November 2017

End of the Road for Adjunctive Vitamin D Therapy for Pulmonary Tuberculosis?

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017 09;196(5):544-545

1 Institute for Global Health University College London London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201707-1509EDDOI Listing
September 2017

Consequence of prioritising pathogens for global antibiotic research.

Lancet Infect Dis 2017 07 21;17(7):690-691. Epub 2017 Jun 21.

UCL Institute for Global Health, UCL, London WC1N 1EH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30334-1DOI Listing
July 2017