Veidis, E; LaBeaud, A D; Phillips, A; Barry, M. (2021). Tackling the ubiquity of plastic waste for human and planetary health. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH).  In print.

Blackmon, K., Evans, R., Fernanes, M. Landon, B. Noel, T., Macpherson, C., Cudjoe, N., Burgen, K. S., Punch, B., Krystosik, A., Gross-Soyster, E. N., LaBeaud, A. D., Waechter, R. (2021). Neurodevelopment in normocephalic children with and without prenatal Zika virus exposure. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Published Online First: 03 September 2021. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-321031

Goshua, A., Gomez, J., Erny, B., Burke, M., Luby, S., Sokolow, S., LaBeaud, A., Auerbach, P., Gisondi, M. A., & Nadeau, K. (2021). Addressing climate change and the impact on human health: A call to action for medical schools. Academic Medicine, 96(3), 324-28. DOI 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003861

Nosrat C, Altamirano J, Anyamba A, Caldwell JM, Damoah R, Mutuku F, Ndenga B, LaBeaud AD. Impact of recent climate extremes on mosquito-borne disease transmission in Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021, 15(3).

Caldwell JM, LaBeaud AD, Lambin EF, Stewart-Ibarra AM, Ndenga B, Mutuku F, Krystosik A, Ayala EB, Anyamba A, Borbor-Cordova MJ, Damoah R, Grossi-Soyster EN, Heras FH, Mejin R, Ngugi HN, Ryan SJ, Shah MM, Sippy R, Suner G, Mordecai EA. Climate explains geographic and temporal variation in mosquito-borne disease dynamics on two continents. Nature Communications 2021; 12(1): 1233.

Puntasecca CJ, King CH, LaBeaud AD. Measuring the global burden of chikungunya and Zika viruses: a systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 15(3): e0009055.

Shah MM, Ndenga BA, Mutuku M, Okuta V, Ronga CO, Chebii PK, Maina P, Jembe Z, Sahoo MK, Huang C, Weber J, Pinsky BA, LaBeaud AD. No evidence of o’nyong-nyong viremia among children with febrile illness in Kenya (2015-2018). AJTMH 2021. Online ahead of print: DOI:

Chapman, N. S., Zhao, H., N. Kose, N., Westover, J. B., Kalveram, B., Bombardi, R., Rodriguez, J., Sutton, R. l., Genualdi, J., LaBeaud, A. D., Mutuku, F. M., Pittman, P. R., Freiberg, A. N., Gowen, B. B., Fremont, D. H., & Crowe, J. E.  (2021). Potent neutralization of Rift Valley fever virus by human monoclonal antibodies through fusion inhibition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (14) DOI 10.1073/pnas.2025642118

William KM, Wilson PT, Silva-Palacios F, Kebbe J, LaBeaud AD, Agudelo HN, Sidonio RF, Stowell SR, Josephson C, Beth AT, Holter CJ, Agwu AL. COVID-19 Cliff Notes-A COVID-19 multi-disciplinary care compendium. Transplantation and Cellular Therapy. 2021 Available online.


Blackmon K, Waechter W, Landon B, Noël T, Macpherson C, Donald T, Cudjoe N, Evans R, Burgen KS, Jayatilake P, Oyegunle V, Pedraza O, Abdel Baki SG, Thesen T, Dlugos D, Chari G, Patel AA, Grossi-Soyster EN, Krystosik AR, LaBeaud AD (2020). Epilepsy surveillance in normocephalic children with and without prenatal Zika virus exposure. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Nov 2020; 14 (11). 

Jayatilake P, Oyegunle V, Waechter R, Landon B, Fernandes M, Cudjoe N, Evans R,  Noël T, Macpherson C, Donald T, Abdelbakie SG, Mandalaneni K, Dlugos D, Chari G, Patel AA, Grossi-Soyster EN, LaBeaud AD, Blackmon K. Focal epilepsy features in a child with congenital zika syndrome. Epilepsy & Behavior Reports. Nov 2020 Available online.  

De Oliveira Figueiredo P, Stoffella-Dutra AG, Barbosa Costa G, Dilva de Oliveira J, Dourado Amaral C, Duarte Santos J, Soares Rocha KL, Araujo Junior JP, Lacerda Nogueira M, Zaza Borges MA, Pereira Paglia A, LaBeaud AD, Santos Abrahao J, Geessien Kroon E, Bretas de Oliveira D, Paiva Drumond B, de Souza Trindade G. Re-Emergence of Yellow Fever in Brazil during 2016-2019: Challenges, lessons learned, and perspectives. Viruses 2020 October. 12(11), 1233; 

Foeller ME, Nosrat C, Krystosik A, Noel T, Gérardin P, Cudjoe N, Mapp-Alexander V, Mitchell G, Macpherson C, Waechter R, LaBeaud AD. Chikungunya infection in pregnancy-Reassuring maternal and perinatal outcomes: A retrospective observational study. BJOG 2020 October. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.16562. Online ahead of print. 

Ngugi H, Nyathi S, Krystosik A, Ndenga BA, Mbakaya J, Aswani P,  Musunzaji P, Irungu L, Bisanzio D, Kitron U, LaBeaud DA, Mutuku FM. Risk Factors for Aedes aegypti household pupal persistence in longitudinal entomological household surveys in urban and rural Kenya. Parasites & Vectors. 13, 499 (October 2020). 

Shah MM, Ndenga BA, Mutuku F, Vu D, Grossi-Soyster E, Okuta V, Ronga C, Chebii PK, Maina P, Jembe Z, Bosire C, Amugongo J, Sahoo MK, Huang CH, Weber J, Edgerton S, Hortion J, Bennett S, Pinsky B, LaBeaud AD. High dengue burden and circulation of 4 virus serotypes among children with undifferentiated fever in Kenya, 2014-2017. Emerging Infectious Diseases. Nov 2020; 26(11):2638-50.

Goshua A, Gomez J, Erny B, Burke M, Luby S, Sokolow S, LaBeaud A, Auerbach P, Gisondi MA, Nadeau K. Addressing climate change and the impact on human health: A call to action for medical schools. Academic Medicine. Nov 24, 2020 DOI 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003861 

Waechter R, Ingraham E, Evans R, Cudjoe N, Krystosik A, Isaac R, Watts A, Noël TP, Landon B, Fernandes M,  Mapp-Alexander V, Suresh P, Mitchell G, Macpherson C, Gérardin P, LaBeaud AD. Pre- and post-natal exposure to chikungunya virus does not affect child neurodevelopmental outcomes at two years of age. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. October 2020 14(10) 

Alger J, et al. The Zika Virus Individual Participant Data Consortium: a global initiative to estimate the effects of exposure to Zika virus during pregnancy on adverse fetal, infant, and child health outcomes. MDPI. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2020 Sept 30; 5(4):152 doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed5040152

Stoffella-Dutra AG, Silva de Oliveira J, Barbosa Costa G, Geessien Kroon E, Santos Abrahao J, LaBeaud AD, Paiva Drumond B, Bretas de Oliveira D, de Souza Trindade G. Absence of YF-neutralizing antibodies in vulnerable populations of Brazil: A warning for epidemiological surveillance and the potential risks for future outbreaks. Vaccine. 2020 September; 38(42):6592-6599. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.07.077. 

Hooft AM, Ndenga B, Mutuku F, Otuka V, Ronga C, Chebii PK, Maina PW, Jembe Z: Lee J, Vu DM, Mukoko D, LaBeaud AD. High frequency of antibiotic prescription in children with undifferentiated febrile illness in Kenya. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020 Sept 3: ciaa1305. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32882032)

Mordecai EA, Ryan SJ, Caldwell J, Shah MM, LaBeaud AD. Climate change could shift disease burden from malaria to arboviruses in Africa. Lancet Planetary Health. 2020 Sept; 4 (9): e416-e423. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30178-9

Stoffel NU, Uyoga MA, Mutuku FM, Frost JN, Mwasi E, Paganini D, van der Klis FRM, Malhotra IJ, LaBeaud AD, Ricci C, Karanja S, Drakesmith H, King CH, Zimmermann MB. Iron deficiency anemia at time of vaccination predicts decreased vaccine response and iron supplementation at time of vaccination increases humoral vaccine response: A birth cohort study and a randomized trial follow-up in Kenyan infants. Frontiers in Immunology, 11:1313 (July 2020). doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.01313. 

Elduma AH; LaBeaud AD; Plante JA; Plante KS; Ahmed A. High seroprevalence of dengue virus infection in Sudan: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 5(3): 120 (July 2020).  

Heath CJ, Grossi-Soyster EN, Ndenga BA, Mutuku FM, Sahoo MK, Ngugi HN, Nbakaya JO, Siema P, Kitron U, Zahiri N, Hortion J, Waggoner JJ, King CH, Pinsky BA, LaBeaud AD. Evidence of transovarial transmission of Chikungunya and Dengue viruses in field-caught mosquitoes in Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 19 June 2020 14(6):e0008362.

Grossi-Soyster EN and LaBeaud AD. Rift Valley Fever: Important Considerations for Risk Mitigation and Future Outbreaks. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2 June 2020, 5, 89;

Martin SA, Mutuku F, Sessions J, Lee J, Mukoko D, Malhotra I, King CH, LaBeaud AD. Factors associated with early childhood stunted growth in a 2012-2015 birth cohort monitored in the rural Msambweni area of coastal Kenya: A cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatrics, 20(1):208. May 2020. doi: 10.1186/s12887-020-02110-z 

Gikunju SW, Agola EL, Ondondo RO, Kinyua JK, Kimani F; LaBeaud AD, Malhotra I, King CH, Thiong’o K, Mutuku F. Prevalence of pfdhfr and pfdhps mutations in Plasmodium falciparum associated with drug resistance among pregnant women receiving IPTp-SP at Msambweni County Referral Hospital, Kwale County, Kenya. Malaria Journal, 19:190, (May 2020)

Forsyth JE, Mutuku FM, Kibe L, Mwashww L, Bongo J, Egemba C, Ardoin NM, LaBeaud AD. Source reduction with a purpose: Mosquito ecology and community perspectives offer insights for improving household mosquito management in coastal Kenya. PLOS Negl Trop Dis. 11 May 2020.

Monath TP, Kortekaas J, Watts DM, Christofferson RC, LaBeaud AD, Gowen B, Peters CJ, Smith DR, Swanepoel R, Morrill JC, Ksiazek TG, Pittman PR, Bird BH, Bettinger G. Theoretical risk of genetic reassortment should not impede development of live, attenuated Rift Valley fever (RVF) vaccines commentary on the draft WHO RVF Target Product Profile. Vaccine: X. March 2020. 5.

Seetah K, LaBeaud AD, Kumm J, Grossi-Soyster E, Anangwe A, Barry M. Archaeology and contemporary emerging zoonosis: a framework for predicting future Rift Valley Fever virus outbreaks. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. February, 2020. Doi: 10.1002/oa.2862

Silva NIO, Sacchetto L, de Rezende IM, de Souza Trindade G, LaBeaud AD, de Thoisy B, Drumond BP. Recent sylvatic yellow fever virus transmission in Brazil: the news from an old disease. Virology Journal. January 2020 17:9   PMID: 31973727  PDF

Ahmed A, Dietrich I, LaBeaud AD, Lindsay SW, Musa A, Weaver SC. Risks and challenges of arboviral diseases in Sudan: The urgent need for actions. Viruses 2020. January 2020; 12(1), 81;

Krystosik A, Njoroge G, Odhiambo L, Forsyth J, Mutuku F, LaBeaud AD. Solid Wastes Provide Breeding Sites, Burrows, and Food for Biological Disease Vectors and Urban Zoonotic Reservoirs: A Call to Action for Solutions-Based Research. Frontiers in Public Health. January 2020; 17:7405. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00405.eCollection 2019 PDF


Wild H, Glowacki L, Maples S, Mejía-Guevara I, Krystosik A, Bonds MH, Hiruy A, LaBeaud AD and Barry M. Making Pastoralists Count: Geospatial Methods for the Health Surveillance of Nomadic Populations. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. August, 2019. DOI:

Wilder-Smith A, Wei Y, Araújo TVB, VanKerkhove M Turchi Martelli CM, Turchi MD, Teixeira M, Tami A, Souza J, Sousa P, Soriano-Arandes A, Soria-Segarra C, Sanchez Clemente N, Rosenberger KD, Reveiz L, Prata-Barbosa A, Pomar L, Pelá Rosado LE, Perez F, Passos SD, Nogueira M, Noel TP, Moura da Silva A, Moreira ME, Morales I, Miranda Montoya MC, Miranda-Filho DB, Maxwell L, Macpherson CNL, Low N, Lan Z, LaBeaud AD, Koopmans M, Kim C, João E34, Jaenisch T, Hofer CB, Gustafson P, Gérardin P, Ganz JS, Dias ACF, Elias V, Duarte G, Debray TPA, Cafferata ML, Buekens P, Broutet N, Brickley EB, Brasil P, Brant F7, Bethencourt S, Benedetti A, Avelino-Silva VL, Ximenes RAA, Alves da Cunha A, Alger J; Zika Virus Individual Participant Data Consortium. Understanding the relation between Zika virus infection during pregnancy and adverse fetal, infant and child outcomes: a protocol for a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of longitudinal studies of pregnant women and their infants and children. BMJ Open 2019 June 18; 9(6). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026092. PMID: 31217315  PDF

Shah M, Krystosik AR, Ndenga BA, Mutuku FM, Caldwell JM, Otuka V, Chebii PK, Maina PW, Jembe Z, Ronga C, Bisanzio D, Anyamba A, Damoah R, Ripp K, Jagannathan P, Mordecai E, LaBeaud AD. Malaria smear positivity among Kenyan children peaks at intermediate temperatures as predicted by ecological models. Parasites and Vectors. 2019 Jun 6;12(1):288.

Kao JE, Mutuku F, Martin S, Lee J, Muinde J, Mukoko D, Malhotra I, King C, LaBeaud AD. Early childhood anemia in a birth cohort in coastal Kenya: Links to infection and nutrition. AJTMH 2019 May 19; 1-11. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.17-0688. PMID: 31074407   PDF

Grossi-Soyster EN, Lee J, King CH, LaBeaud AD. (2019) The influence of raw milk exposures on Rift Valley fever virus transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 20;13(3):e0007258. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007258. PMID: 30893298  PDF

McKittrick ND, Malhotra IJ, Vu DM, Boothroyd DB, Lee J, Krystosik AR, Mutuku FM, King CH, LaBeaud AD. Parasitic infections during pregnancy need not affect infant antibody responses to early vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae, diphtheria, or Haemophilus influenzae type B. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Feb 28;13(2):e0007172. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007172. eCollection 2019 Feb. PMID: 30818339  PDF

Hortion J, Mutuku FM, Eyherabide AL, Vu DM, Boothroyd DB, Grossi-Soyster EN, King CH,  Ndenga BA, LaBeaud AD. Acute flavivirus and alphavirus infections among children in two different areas of Kenya, 2015. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Jan;100(1):170-173. don: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0297 PMID: 30457092  PDF


Krystosik AR, Curtis A, LaBeaud AD, Davalos D, Bhatta MP, Pacheco R, Buritica P, Alvarez AA, Palacios JHR, James MA. Neighborhood Violence Impacts Disease Control and Surveillance: Case Study of Cali, Colombia from 2014 to 2016. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 2018, 15, 2144; doi:10.3390/ijerph15102144 PMID: 30274270. PDF

Gudo ES, Ali S, António VS, Chelene IR, Chongo I, Demanou M, Falk K, Guiliche OC, Heinrich N, Monteiro V, Muianga AF, Oludele J, Mula F, Mutuku F, Amade N, Alho P, Betsem E, Chimbuinhe Z, Cristovam AJ, Galano G, Gessain A, Harris E, Heise M, Inalda F, Jala I, Jaszi E, King C, Kitron U, Kümmerer BM, LaBeaud AD, Lagerqvist N, Malai G, Mazelier M, Mendes S, Mukoko D, Ndenga B, Njouom R, Pinto G, Tivane A, Vu DM, Vulule J. Seroepidemiological Studies of Arboviruses in Africa. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018;1062:361-371. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-8727-1_25. PMID: 29845545.  PDF

Contopoulos-Ioannidis D, Newman-Lindsay S, Chow C, LaBeaud AD. Mother-to-child transmission of Chikungunya virus: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jun 13;12(6):e0006510. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006510. PMID: 29897898.  PDF

Kao JE, Mutuku F, Martin S, Lee J, Muinde J, Mukoko D, Malhotra I, King C, LaBeaud AD. Early childhood anemia in a birth cohort in coastal Kenya: Links to infection and nutrition. AJTMH 2018, in print.

Malhotra IM, LaBeaud AD, Morris N, McKibben M, Mungai  P, Muchiri EM, King CL, King CH. Cord Blood Antiparasite Interleukin 10 as a Risk Marker for Compromised Vaccine Immunogenicity in Early Childhood. J Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 11;217(9):1426-1434. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy047. PMID: 29390149.  PDF

Heath CJ, Singer MN, King CH, Malhotra I, Mutuku F, Mukoko D, LaBeaud AD. Nasopharyngeal carriage of streptococcus pneumoniae in children in coastal Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Apr;98(4):1046-1050. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0813. Epub 2018 Feb 22. PMID: 29488456.  PDF

Heath CJ, Lowther J, Noël TP, Mark-George I, Boothroyd DB, Mitchell G, MacPherson CNL, LaBeaud AD. The identification of risk factors for chronic Chikungunya arthralgia in Grenada, West Indies: A cross sectional cohort study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 3, 5(1):ofx234,

Brenciaglia M, Noel TP, Fields P, Bidaisee S, Nelson WM, Venkateswaran N, Venkateswaran K, Parameswaran N, Myers T, Bahadoor A, Yearwood K, Mapp-Alexander V, Mitchell G, LaBeaud AD, Macpherson CNL. Clinical, serological and molecular observations from a case series study during the Asian lineage Zika virus outbreak in Grenada during 2016. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2018 Feb 1;2018:4635647. doi: 10.1155/2018/4635647.  PDF


Mendes Neto NN, da Silva Maia JT, Zacarkim MR, Queiroz I, LaBeaud AD, Aronoff DM.  Perinatal case fatality rate related to congenital Zika syndrome in Brazil: A cross-sectional study. Pediatric Neurology (2017), 2017 Dec 12. pii: S0887-8994(17)31131-1. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.11.012. PMID: 29526344.  PDF

Ndenga BA, Mutuku FM, Ngugi HN, Mbakaya JO, Aswani P, Musunzaji PS, Vulule J, Mukoko D, Kitron U, LaBeaud AD. Characteristics of Aedes Aegypti adult mosquitoes in rural and urban areas of western and coastal Kenya. PLoS One. 2017 Dec 19;12(12):e0189971. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189971. PMID: 29261766.  PDF

Vu DM, Mutai N, Heath CJ, Vulule JM, Mutuku FM, Ndenga BA, LaBeaud AD. Unrecognized dengue virus infections in children, Western Kenya, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis; 2017 Nov; 23(11):1915-1917. PMID:29048283PDF

Grossi-Soyster EN, Cook EAJ, de Glanville WA, Thomas LF, Krystosik AR, Lee J, Wamae CN, Kariuki S, Fèvre EM, LaBeaud AD. Serological and spatial analysis of alphavirus and flavivirus prevalence and risk factors in a rural community in western Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2017 Oct; 11(10): e0005998. PMID:29040262PDF

Faburay B, LaBeaud AD, McVey DS, Wilson WC, Richt JA. Current Status of Rift Valley Fever Vaccine Development. Vaccines, 2017; 5(3)pii: E29. doi: 10.3390/vaccines5030029. PMID:28925970PDF

Hooft AM, Ripp K, Ndenga BA, Mukutu FM, Vu D, Baltzell K, Masese LN, Vululu J, Mukoko D, LaBeaud AD. Principles, practices and knowledge of clinicians when assessing febrile children: a qualitative study in Kenya. Malar J, 2017; 16(1):381. PMID:28931399PDF

Cook EAJ, Grossi-Soyster EN, de Glanville WA, Thomas LF, Kariuki S, Bronsvoort BMdC, Wamae CN, LaBeaud AD, Fèvre EM. The sero-epidemiology of Rift Valley fever in people in the Lake Victoria Basin of western Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis  2017; 11(7): e005731. PMID:28686589PDF

Ngugi HN, Mutuku FM, Ndenga BA, Musunzaji PS, Mbakaya JO, Aswani P, Irungu LW, Mukoko D, Vulule J, Kitron U, LaBeaud AD. Characterization and productivity profiles of Aedes aegypti (L.) breeding habitats across rural and urban landscapes in western and coastal Kenya. Parasit Vectors 2017 Jul 12;10(1):331. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2271-9. PMID:28701194. PDF

Grossi-Soyster EN, LaBeaud AD. Rift Valley fever virus: Future Emergence and the Impact on One Health. The Biochemist. June 2017. PDF (full issue)

Waggoner J, Brichard J, Mutuku F, Ndenga B, Heath CJ, Mohamed-Hadley A, Sahoo MK, Vulule J, Lefterova M, Banaei N, Mukoko D, Pinsky BA, LaBeaud AD. Malaria and Chikungunya Detected using Molecular Diagnostics among Febrile Kenyan Children. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 May 29;4(3):ofx110. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx110. PMID:28702473  PDF

Grossi-Soyster EN, Banda T, Teng C, Muchiri E, Mungai P, Mutuku F, Gildengorin G, Kitron U, King CH, LaBeaud AD. Rift Valley fever seroprevalence in coastal Kenya. AJTMH. 2017; 97(1):115-120. PMID:28719329. PDF

Grossi-Soyster EN, LaBeaud AD. Risk of widespread outbreak of Rift Valley fever linked to livestock trade. BMJ (online). 2017 Apr. PDF

Waggoner J, Heath C, Ndenga B, Mutuku F, Sahoo M,  Mohamed-Hadley A, Vulule J, Mukoko D, LaBeaud AD, Pinsky B. Development of a Real-Time RT-PCR for O’nyong-nyong Virus and Evaluation with Clinical and Mosquito Specimens from Kenya. AJTMH. 2017; 97(1)pp 121-4. PDF

McKittrick ND, Vu DM, Malhotra I, King CH, Mutuku F, LaBeaud AD. Parasitic Infections in Pregnancy Decrease Placental Transfer of Anti-Pneumococcal Antibodies. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2017 Apr 12. pii: CVI.00039-17. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00039-17. PMID: 28404574  PDF

Grossi-Soyster EN, LaBeaud AD. Clincal Aspects of Zika Virus. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Feb;29(1):102-106. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000449. PMID:27870688  PDF

Vu D, Banda T, Teng C, Heimbaugh C, Muchiri E, Mungai P, Mutuku F, Brichard J, Gildengorin G, Borland E, Powers A, Kitron U, King CH, LaBeaud AD. Dengue and West Nile virus transmission in children and adults in coastal Kenya. AJTMH 2017 Jan 11;96(1):141-143. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0562. PMID:27821697 PDF

Garchitorena A, Sokolow SH, Roche B5, Ngonghala CN, Jocque M, Lund A, Barry M, Mordecai EA, Daily GC, Jones JH, Andrews JR, Bendavid E, Luby SP, LaBeaud AD, Seetah K, Guégan JF, Bonds MH, De Leo GA. 2017 Disease ecology, health and the environment: a framework to account for ecological and socio-economic drivers in the control of neglected tropical diseases. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 2017, 372: 20160128. PDF


Gérardin P, Randrianaivo H, Schaub B, Césaire R, Doray B, LaBeaud AD. Congenital Zika syndrome: time to move from case series to case-control studies and data sharing. BMJ. 2016 Sep 14;354:i4850. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i4850. PMID: 27629599. PDF

Singer MN, Heath CJ, Muinde J, Gildengorin V, Mutuku FM, Vu D, Mukoko D, King CL, Malhotra I, King CH, LaBeaud AD. Pneumococcal Vaccine Response after Exposure to Parasites in Utero, in Infancy, or Mid-Childhood. Pediatrics Pediatrics. 2017 Mar 16. pii: e20162781. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2781. PDF

Macpherson C, Noël T, Fields P, Jungkind D, Yearwood K, Simmons M, Widjaja S, Mitchell G, Noel D, Bidaisee S, Myers TE, LaBeaud AD. Clinical and Serological Insights from the Asian Lineage Chikungunya Outbreak in Grenada, 2014: An Observational Study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Aug 15. pii: 16-0122. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27527629. PDF


LaBeaud AD, Singer MN, McKibben M, Mungai P, Muchiri EM, McKibben E, Gildengorin G, Sutherland LJ, King CH, King CL, Malhotra I. Parasitism in Children Aged Three Years and Under: Relationship Between Infection and Growth in Rural Coastal Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(5): e0003721. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003721.

LaBeaud AD, Banda T, Brichard J, Borland E, Mungai PL, Mutuku FM, Gildengorin V, Pfeil S, Teng CY, Long K, Heise M, Muchiri EM, Powers AM, Kitron U, King CH. High rates of o’nyong nyong and chikungunya virus transmission in coastal Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2015; 9(2): e0003436. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003436

Malhotra I, McKibben M, Mungai P, McKibben E, Wang X, Sutherland LJ, Muchiri E, King CH, King CL, LaBeaud AD. Effect of Antenatal Parasitic Infections on Anti-vaccine IgG levels in Children: A Prospective Birth Cohort Study in Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015; 9(1): e0003466. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003466

Bisanzio D, Mutuku F, LaBeaud AD, Mungai PL, Muinde J, Busaidy H, Mukoko D, King CH, Kitron U. Use of prospective hospital surveillance data to define spatiotemporal heterogeneity of malaria risk in coastal Kenya. Malaria Journal, Dec 1 2015;14:482. PDF

Gray GC, Anderson BD, LaBeaud AD, Heraud JM, Fèvre EM, Andriamandimby SF, Cook EA, Dahir S, de Glanville WA, Heil GL, Khan SU, Muiruri S, Olive MM, Thomas LF, Merrill HR, Merrill ML, Richt JA. Seroepidemiological Study of Interepidemic Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection Among Persons with Intense Ruminant Exposure in Madagascar and Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Oct 12. PDF

Hise AG, Traylor Z, Hall NB, Sutherland LJ, Dahir S, Ermler ME, Muiruri S, Muchiri EM, Kazura JW, LaBeaud AD, King CH, Stein CM. Association of Symptoms and Severity of Rift Valley Fever with Genetic Polymorphisms in Human Innate Immune Pathways. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal 2015, in print.

LaBeaud AD, Pfeil S, Muiruri S, Dahir S, Sutherland LJ, Traylor Z, Gildengorin G, Muchiri EM, Morrill J, Peters CJ, Hise AG, Kazura JW, King CH. Factors Associated with Severe Human Rift Valley Fever in Sangailu, Garissa County, Kenya. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal 2015, in print.


Golnar AJ, Turell MJ, LaBeaud AD, Kading RC, Hamer G. Predicting the Mosquito Species and Vertebrate Species Involved in the Theoretical Transmission of Rift Valley Fever Virus in the United States. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal, 2014 Sep 11;8(9):e3163. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003163.

Muiruri S, Kabiru EW, Muchiri EM, Hussein H, Kagondu F, LaBeaud AD, King CH. Cross-sectional Survey of Rift Valley Fever Virus Exposure in Bodhei Village Located in a Transitional Coastal Forest Habitat in Lamu County, Kenya. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2014 Dec 22. pii: 14-0440.


Newman-Gerhardt S, Muiruri S, Muchiri EM, Peters CJ, Morrill J, Lucas AH, King CH, Kazura J, LaBeaud AD. Potential for autoimmune pathogenesis of Rift Valley fever virus retinitis. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2013; in press.

Dubray K, Anglemyer A, LaBeaud AD, Flori H, Bloch K, Joaquin KS, Messenger S, Preas C, Sheriff H, Glaser C. Epidemiology, outcomes, and predictors of recovery in childhood encephalitis: a hospital based study. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2013; Epub, 2013 March 20. PubMed ID: 23518823.

LaBeaud AD, Wentworth B, Gildengorin G, Tam K, Guardia-Labar L, Petru A. Comparison of moderate and severe hospitalized Pediatric 2009 H1N1 influenza cases. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2013; 32:e90-e93. PubMed: 23080289.


Islam S, Cooney T, Singh A, Petru AM, and LaBeaud AD. Photo quiz. Painful arthritis and extremity rash in an 8-year-old boy. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2012; 54:1473, 1514-1515. PubMed ID: 22527963.
Photo-quiz PDF   Answer to Photo-quiz PDF


LaBeaud AD, Muiruri S, Sutherland LJ, Dahir S, Gildengorin G, Morrill J, Muchiri EM, Peters CJ, and King CH. Postepidemic analysis of Rift Valley fever virus transmission in northeastern kenya: a village cohort study. Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2011; 5:e1265. PubMed ID: 21858236.

Hartley DM and the National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense Advisory Group on Rif Valley Fever (including LaBeaud AD). Potential Effects of Rift Valley Fever in the United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011;17:e1. PMID:21801607. PDF

Sutherland LJ, Cash AA, Huang YJ, Sang RC, Malhotra I, Moormann AM, King CL, Weaver SC, King CH, and LaBeaud AD. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2011; 85:158-161. PubMed ID: 21734142.

LaBeaud AD, Cross PC, Getz WM, Glinka A, and King CH. Rift Valley fever virus infection in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) herds in rural South Africa: evidence of interepidemic transmission. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2011; 84:641-646. PubMed ID: 21460024.

LaBeaud AD, Sutherland LJ, Muiruri S, Muchiri EM, Gray LR, Zimmerman PA, Hise AG, and King CH. Arbovirus prevalence in mosquitoes, Kenya. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2011; 17:233-241. PubMed ID: 21291594.

LaBeaud AD, Bashir F, and King CH. Measuring the burden of arboviral diseases: the spectrum of morbidity and mortality from four prevalent infections. Population Health Metrics, 2011; 9:1-11. PubMed ID: 21219615.


LaBeaud D. Towards a safe, effective vaccine for Rift Valley fever virus. Future Virology, 2010; 5:675-678. PubMed ID: 21423850. PDF

Kakani S, LaBeaud AD, and King CH. Planning for Rift Valley fever virus: use of geographical information systems to estimate the human health threat of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)-related transmission. Geospatial
Health, 2010; 5:33-43. PubMed ID: 21080319. PDF

LaBeaud AD and Aksoy S. Neglected funding for vector-borne diseases: a near miss this time, a possible disaster the next time. Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2010; 4:e847. PubMed ID: 21049011. PDF

LaBeaud AD, Kazura JW, and King CH. Advances in Rift Valley fever research: insights for disease prevention. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 2010; 23:403-408. Review. PubMed ID: 20613512. PDF

King CH, Kahlon SS, Muiruri S, and LaBeaud AD. Facets of the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Northeastern Province, Kenya, 2006-2007. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2010; 82:363. PubMed ID: 20207854. PDF


Lancioni C, LaBeaud AD, Esper F, Abughali N, and Auletta J. Pulmonary tuberculosis presenting as fever without source in a pediatric patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 2009; 53:1318-1320. PubMed PMID: 19618457.

Yeo KT, Zhu X, Kirchner HL, LaBeaud AD, and Mandalakas A. Candida skin testing is a poor adjunct to tuberculin skin testing in international adoptees. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2009; 28:1020-1021. PubMed PMID: 19820428. PDF

LaBeaud AD, Glinka A, Kippes C, and King CH. School-based health promotion for mosquito-borne disease prevention in children. Journal of Pediatrics, 2009; 155:590-592. PubMed PMID: 19773005. PDF

LaBeaud AD, Malhotra I, King MJ, King CL, and King CH. Do antenatal parasite infections devalue childhood vaccination? Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2009; 3:e442. Review. PubMed PMID: 19478847. PDF


LaBeaud AD, Muchiri EM, Ndzovu M, Mwanje MT, Muiruri S, Peters CJ, and King CH. Interepidemic Rift Valley fever virus seropositivity, northeastern Kenya. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2008; 14:1240-1246. PubMed PMID:
18680647. PDF

LaBeaud AD. Why arboviruses can be neglected tropical diseases. Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2008; 2:e247. PubMed PMID: 18575597. PDF

LaBeaud AD, Gorman AM, Koonce J, Kippes C, McLeod J, Lynch J, Gallagher T, King CH, and Mandalakas AM. Rapid GIS-based profiling of West Nile virus transmission: defining environmental factors associated with an urban-suburban outbreak in Northeast Ohio, USA. Geospatial Health, 2008; 2:215-225. PubMed PMID: 18686270. PDF


LaBeaud AD, Ochiai Y, Peters CJ, Muchiri EM, and King CH. Spectrum of Rift Valley fever virus transmission in Kenya: insights from three distinct regions. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2007; 76:795-800. PubMed PMID:17488893. PDF

LaBeaud AD, Kile JR, Kippes C, King CH, Mandalakas AM. Exposure to West Nile virus during the 2002 epidemic in Cuyahoga County, Ohio: a comparison of pediatric and adult behaviors. Public Health Reports, 2007; 122:356-361. PubMed PMID: 17518307. PDF


Eneli I, West M, Sigal Y, Martel JN, Lazerson J, Halthore SN, LaBeaud AD, Leonard EG, and McComsey GA. Index of suspicion. Pediatrics in Review, 2006; 27:389-394. PubMed PMID: 17012490. PDF

LaBeaud AD, Lisgaris MV, King CH, Mandalakas AM. Pediatric West Nile virus infection: neurologic disease presentations during the 2002 epidemic in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2006; 25:751-753. PubMed PMID: 16874181. Abstract

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