Mr Adriko Moses, MSc - Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Disease Division, Ministry of Health - Mr

Mr Adriko Moses

MSc

Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Disease Division, Ministry of Health

Mr

Kampala, East Africa | Uganda

Main Specialties: Public Health

Additional Specialties: NTDs

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Mr Adriko Moses, MSc - Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Disease Division, Ministry of Health - Mr

Mr Adriko Moses

MSc

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Primary Affiliation: Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Disease Division, Ministry of Health - Kampala, East Africa , Uganda

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Experience

Nov 2011
Republic of Uganda Ministry of Health
Program Officer
Vector Borne Disease Control, Schistosomiasis Control Program

Publications

45Publications

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198Profile Views

147PubMed Central Citations

Surveillance of intestinal schistosomiasis during control: a comparison of four diagnostic tests across five Ugandan primary schools in the Lake Albert region.

Parasitology 2018 Nov 21;145(13):1715-1722. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Department of Parasitology,Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,Liverpool, L3 5QA,UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S003118201800029XDOI Listing
November 2018
4 Reads
1 Citation
2.560 Impact Factor

Low Praziquantel Treatment Coverage for in Mayuge District, Uganda, Due to the Absence of Treatment Opportunities, Rather Than Systematic Non-Compliance.

Trop Med Infect Dis 2018 Oct 8;3(4). Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine and Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK.

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http://www.mdpi.com/2414-6366/3/4/111
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed3040111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6306755PMC
October 2018
1 Read

An extensive burden of giardiasis associated with intestinal schistosomiasis and anaemia in school children on the shoreline of Lake Albert, Uganda.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2016 12 17;110(10):597-603. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

Ministry of Health, Asir District, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trw072DOI Listing
December 2016
6 Reads
1 Citation
1.931 Impact Factor

Detection of persistent Plasmodium spp. infections in Ugandan children after artemether-lumefantrine treatment.

Parasitology 2014 Dec 16;141(14):1880-90. Epub 2014 May 16.

Department of Parasitology,Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,Liverpool,UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S003118201400033XDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4255323PMC
December 2014
20 Reads
14 Citations
2.560 Impact Factor

Evaluation of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) urine-cassette assay as a survey tool for Schistosoma mansoni in different transmission settings within Bugiri District, Uganda

Acta Tropica

Diagnosis of schistosomiasis at the point-of-care (POC) is a growing topic in neglected tropical disease research. There is a need for diagnostic tests which are affordable, sensitive, specific, user-friendly, rapid, equipment-free and delivered to those who need it, and POC is an important tool for disease mapping and guiding mass deworming. The aim of present study was to evaluate the relative diagnostic performance of two urine-circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) cassette assays, one commercially available and the other in experimental production, against results obtained using the standard Kato-Katz faecal smear method (six thick smears from three consecutive days), as a ‘gold-standard’, for Schistosoma mansoni infection in different transmission settings in Uganda. Our study was conducted among 500 school children randomly selected across 5 schools within Bugiri district, adjacent to Lake Victoria in Uganda. Considering results from the 469 pupils who provided three stool samples for the six Kato-Katz smears, 293 (76%) children had no infection, 109 (23%) were in the light intensity category, while 42 (9%) and 25 (5%) were in the moderate and heavy intensity categories respectively. Following performance analysis of CCA tests in terms of sensitivity, specificity, negative and positive predictive values, overall performance of the commercially available CCA test was more informative than single Kato-Katz faecal smear microscopy, the current operational field standard for disease mapping. The current CCA assay is therefore a satisfactory method for surveillance of S. mansoni in an area where disease endemicity is declining due to control interventions. With the recent resolution on schistosomiasis elimination by the 65th World Health Assembly, the urine POC CCA test is an attractive tool to augment and perhaps replace the Kato-Katz sampling within ongoing control programmes

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April 2014
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Environmental epidemiology of intestinal schistosomiasis and genetic diversity of Schistosoma mansoni infections in snails at Bugoigo village, Lake Albert.

Acta Trop 2013 Nov 17;128(2):284-91. Epub 2012 Oct 17.

Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2012.10.003DOI Listing
November 2013
2 Reads
8 Citations
2.270 Impact Factor

Micro-scale investigation of intestinal schistosomiasis transmission on Ngamba and Kimi islands, Lake Victoria, Uganda.

Acta Trop 2013 Nov 22;128(2):353-64. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Division of Biomedical Parasitology, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK; School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2012.02.005DOI Listing
November 2013
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6 Citations
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Compatibility of Ugandan Schistosoma mansoni isolates with Biomphalaria snail species from Lake Albert and Lake Victoria.

Acta Trop 2013 Nov 27;128(2):303-8. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

Makerere University School of Public Health, P.O. Box 7026, Kampala, Uganda; Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 1661, Plot 15 Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.02.014DOI Listing
November 2013
3 Reads
6 Citations
2.270 Impact Factor

Fecal occult blood and fecal calprotectin as point-of-care markers of intestinal morbidity in Ugandan children with Schistosoma mansoni infection.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 Nov 14;7(11):e2542. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002542DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3828154PMC
November 2013
7 Reads
8 Citations

Compatibility of Ugandan Schistosoma mansoni isolates with Biomphalaria snail species from Lake Albert and Lake Victoria

Adriko, M., et al., Compatibility of Ugandan Schistosoma mansoni isolates with Biomphalaria snail sp

Acta Tropica

In order to investigate the capacity of being intermediate host for Schistosoma mansoni, the Ugandan F1 generation of Biomphalaria snail species that were laboratory-bred from parent populations originally collected from either Lake Victoria or Lake Albert was challenged with sympatric and non-sympatric S. mansoni isolates. After a prepatent period of 20 days, a daily 10-hourly snail shedding for cercariae was done to determine the infection rate, cercarial production per hour and survival period of infected snails. The study suggests that when parasite strains from a different geographical origin is used for infection, survival of infected snails increase, leading to an increased transmission potential. Although earlier literature had indicated that the Lake Victoria Biomphalaria sudanica is refractory to S. mansoni, we showed that all Ugandan Biomphalaria spp., including B. sudanica from all locations, were highly susceptible to the S. mansoni isolates. Thus if B. choanomphala, which is an efficient intermediate host in Lake Victoria, is given an opportunity to occupy Lake Albert, it will most likely be compatible with the Albertine S. mansoni parasites. Equally, if B. stanleyi, currently restricted to Lake Albert invades Lake Victoria, it is likely to act as an efficient intermediate host. Future work should concentrate on intraspecific population-level differences in compatibility.

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April 2013
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Genetic diversity of Ascaris in southwestern Uganda.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2012 Feb 20;106(2):75-83. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2011.10.011DOI Listing
February 2012
2 Reads
4 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Confirmed local endemicity and putative high transmission of Schistosoma mansoni in the Sesse Islands, Lake Victoria, Uganda.

Parasit Vectors 2011 Mar 1;4:29. Epub 2011 Mar 1.

Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-4-29DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3055843PMC
March 2011
9 Citations
3.430 Impact Factor

Confirmed infection with intestinal schistosomiasis in semi-captive wild-born chimpanzees on Ngamba Island, Uganda.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2011 Feb 13;11(2):169-76. Epub 2011 Jan 13.

Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0156DOI Listing
February 2011
14 Reads
2 Citations
2.300 Impact Factor

Investigating portable fluorescent microscopy (CyScope) as an alternative rapid diagnostic test for malaria in children and women of child-bearing age.

Malar J 2010 Aug 27;9:245. Epub 2010 Aug 27.

WHO Collaborating Centre Schistosomiasis, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-9-245DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2940895PMC
August 2010
3 Reads
10 Citations
3.110 Impact Factor

Epidemiology and control of intestinal schistosomiasis on the Sesse Islands, Uganda: integrating malacology and parasitology to tailor local treatment recommendations.

Parasit Vectors 2010 Jul 27;3(1):64. Epub 2010 Jul 27.

Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-3-64DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2920240PMC
July 2010
1 Read
15 Citations
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Intestinal schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Ugandan schoolchildren: a rapid mapping assessment.

Geospat Health 2009 Nov;4(1):39-53

Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/gh.2009.209DOI Listing
November 2009
18 Citations
1.000 Impact Factor

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