Publications

Key selected publications:

  1. Lu, D.-B., Deng, Y., Ding, H., Liang, Y.-S. & Webster, J.P. (2018). Single-sex schistosome infections of definitive hosts: Implications for epidemiology and disease control in a changing world. PLoS Pathogens. 14(3): e1006817. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1006817 IF 8.06
  2. Catalano, S., Sène, M., Diouf, N., Fall, C.B., Borlase, A., Léger, E., Khalilou, B. & Webster, J.P. (2018). Rodents as natural hosts of zoonotic Schistosoma species and hybrids: an epidemiological and evolutionary perspective from West Africa. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 218(3), 429-433. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiy029 IF 6.273
  3. Borlase, A., Webster, J.P. & Rudge, J.W. (2018). Opportunities and challenges for modelling epidemiological and evolutionary dynamics in a multihost, multiparasite system: Zoonotic hybrid schistosomiasis in West Africa. Evolutionary applications. 11, 201-515. doi:10.1111/eva.12529 IF 5.67
  4. Viana, M.*, Faust, C.L.*, Haydon, D.T., Webster, J.P.† & Lamberton, P.H.L.† (2018). The effects of subcurative praziquantel treatment on life‐history traits and trade‐offs in drug‐resistant Schistosoma mansoni. Evolutionary applications. 11, 488-500. doi:10.1111/eva.12558 *Joint first author, †Joint senior author IF 5.67
  5. Webster, J.P., Borlase, A.M. & Rudge, J.W. (2017). Who acquires infection from whom and how? – disentangling multi-host and multi-mode transmission dynamics in the ‘elimination’ era. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London Series B (Biological Sciences). 372 (1719), 20160091. doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0091 IF 7.06
  6. Antonovics, J., Wilson, A.J., Forbes, M.R., Hauffe, H.C., Kallio, E.R., Leggett, H.C., Longdon, B., Okamura, B., Sait, S. & Webster, J.P. (2017). The evolution of transmission mode. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London Series B (Biological Sciences). 372 (1719), 20160083. doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0083 IF 7.06
  7. Lamberton, P.H.L., Faust, C.L. & Webster, J.P. (2017). Praziquantel decreases fecundity in Schistosoma mansoni adult worms that survive treatment: evidence from a laboratory life-history trade-offs selection study.  Infectious Diseases of Poverty.  6:110. doi:10.1186/s40249-017-0324-0  IF 4.11
  8. Crellen, T., Walker, M., Lamberton, P.H.L., Kabetereine, N.B., Tukahebwa, E.J., Cotton, J.A. & Webster, J.P. (2016). Reduced efficacy of praziquantel against Schistosoma mansoni associated with multiple-rounds of mass drug administration. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 63 (9), 1151-1159.doi:10.1093/cid/ciw506 IF 8.886
  9. Leger, E. Garba, A., Hamidou, A.A., Webster, B.L., Pennance, T., Rollinson, D. & Webster, J.P. (2016). Introgressed animal schistosomes Schistosoma curassoni and S. bovis naturally infecting humans. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22 (12), 2212-2214. doi:10.3201/eid2212.160644 IF 8.22
  10. Crellen, T., Allan, F.E., David, S., Durrant, C., Huckvale, T., Holroyd, N., Emery, A., Rollinson, D., Aanensen, D.M., Berriman, M., Webster, J.P. & Cotton, J.A. (2016). Whole genome resequencing of the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni reveals population history and effects of selection. Science Reports (Nature group). 6, 20954. doi:10.1038/srep20954 IF 5.578
  11. Webster, J.P., Gower, C.M., Knowles, S., Molyneux, D.M. & Fenton, A. (2016). One Health – an Ecological and Evolutionary Framework for tackling Neglected Zoonotic Diseases. Evolutionary Applications. 9 (2), doi:10.1111/eva.12341 IF 5.67
  12. King, K.C.*, Stelkens, R.B.*, Webster, J.P.*, Smith, D.F. & Brockhurst, M.A. (2015). Hybridization in parasites: consequences for adaptive evolution, pathogenesis and public health in a changing world. PLoS Pathogens. 11 (9): e1005098, 1-12. * Joint first author. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005098 IF 8.06
  13. Knowles S.C.L., Webster B.L., Garba, A., Sacko, M., Dembele, R., Diaw, O.T., Fenwick, A., Rollinson D. & Webster J.P. (2015). Epidemiological interactions between urogenital and intestinal human schistosomiasis in the context of praziquantel treatment across three West African countries. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9 (10): e0004019. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004019 IF 890
  14. Lamberton, P.H.L., Crellen, T., Cotton, J.A. & Webster, J.P. (2015). Modelling the effects of mass drug administration on the molecular epidemiology of schistosomes. Advances in Parasitology. 87, 293-327. doi:10.1016/bs.apar.2014.12.006 IF 226
  15. Webster, J.P., Molyneux, D. & Hotez, P.J. & Fenwick, A. (2014). The contribution of mass drug administration to global health – past, present and future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London Series B (Biological Sciences). 369 (1645), 20130434. doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0434 IF 7.06
  16. Lamberton, P.H.L, Kabetereine, N., Ogutu, D., Fenwick, A. & Webster, J.P. (2014). Sensitivity and Specificity of Multiple Kato-Katz thick smears and a Circulating Cathodic Antigen test for Schistosoma mansoni diagnosis Pre- and Post-repeated Praziquantel treatment. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8 (9): e3139. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003139 IF 890
  17. Webster, B.L., Diaw, O.T., Seye, M.M., Webster, J.P. & Rollinson, D. (2013). Introgressive hybridization of Schistosoma haematobium group species in Senegal: species barrier break down between ruminant and human schistosomes. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 7 (4): e2110. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002110 IF 890
  18. Koukounari, A., Donnelly, C.A., Moustaki, I., Tukahebwa, E.M., Kabatereine, N.B., Wilson, S., Webster, J.P., Deelder, A.M., Vennervald, B.J. & van Dam, G.J. (2013). A latent Markov modelling approach to the evaluation of circulating cathodic antigen strips for schistosomiasis diagnosis pre- and post- praziquantel treatment in Uganda. PLoS Computational Biology. 9 (12): e1003402. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003402 IF 867
  19. RRudge, J.W., Webster, J.P., Lu, D-B., Wang, T-P., Fang, G-R. & Basanez, M-G. (2013). Identifying host species driving transmission of schistosomiasis japonica, a multi-host parasite system, in China. PNAS – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 11457-11462. doi:10.1073/pnas.1221509110 IF 9.809

 

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