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Papers published in 2018

Evaluation of an educational intervention to increase HIV-testing in high HIV prevalence general practices: a pilot feasibility stepped-wedged randomised controlled trial
Davies CF, Kesten JM, Gompels M, Horwood J, Crofts M, Billing A, Chick C, May MT. 
BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Dec 13;19(1):195 :bmcfampract.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12875-018-0880-9 

Population-based paediatric respiratory infection surveillance: a prospective inception feasibility cohort study. 
Anderson EC, Ingle S, Muir P, Beck CR, Leeming JP, Kesten J, Cabral C, Hay AD. 
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018 Dec 10;4:182. eCollection 2018 https://pilotfeasibilitystudies.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40814-018-0371-8

Sera selected from national STI surveillance system shows Chlamydia trachomatis PgP3 antibody correlates with time since infection and number of previous infections. 
Blomquist PB, Mighelsen SJ, Wills G, McClure E, Ades AE, Kounali D, Dunbar JK, McClure MO, Soldan K, Woodhall SC, Horner P. 
PLoS One. 2018 Dec 17;13(12):e0208652.  eCollection
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0208652

Usage of low dead space syringes and association with hepatitis C prevalence amongst people who inject drugs in the UK. 
Trickey A, May MT, Hope V, Ward Z, Desai M, Heinsbroek E, Hickman M, Vickerman P.
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Nov 1;192:118-124. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.07.041. Epub 2018 Sep 15. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037687161830560X?via%3Dihub

Drug use in street sex workers (DUSSK) study protocol: a feasibility and acceptability study of a complex intervention to reduce illicit drug use in drug-dependent female street sex workers. 
Jeal N, Patel R, Redmond NM, Kesten JM, Ramsden S, Macleod JAA, Coast J, Telfer M, Wilcox D, Nowland G, Horwood J.  
BMJ Open. 2018 Nov 3;8(11):e022728:bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/11/e022728 

Early antiretroviral therapy and daily pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among female sex workers in Cotonou, Benin: a prospective observational demonstration study. Mboup A, Béhanzin L, Guédou FA, Geraldo N, Goma-Matsétsé E, Giguère K, Aza-Gnandji M, Kessou L, Diallo M, Kêkê RK, Bachabi M, Dramane K, Geidelberg L, Cianci F, Lafrance C, Affolabi D, Diabaté S, Gagnon MP, Zannou DM, Gangbo F, Boily MC, Vickerman P, Alary M1. J Int AIDS Soc. 2018 Nov;21(11):e25208. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25208.

The effect of HIV prevention products on incentives to supply condomless commercial sex among female sex workers in South Africa.
Quaife M, Vickerman P, Manian S, Eakle R, Cabrera-Escobar MA, Delany-Moretlwe S et al.
Health Economics. 2018 Oct; 27(10): 1550-1566 doi.org/10.1002/hec.3784

Potential impact of implementing and scaling up harm reduction and antiretroviral therapy on HIV prevalence and mortality and overdose deaths among people who inject drugs in two Russian cities: a modelling study
Cepeda JA, Eritsyan K, Vickerman P, Lyubimova A, Shegay M, Odinokova V, et al.
Lancet HIV. October 2018;5:10(578-587). doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(18)30168-1 

Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use:2017 status report.
Peacock A, Leung J, Larney S, Colledge S, Hickman M, Rehm J, Giovino GA, West R, Hall W, Griffiths P, Ali R, Gowing L, Marsden J, Ferrari AJ, Grebely J, Farrell M, Degenhardt L.
Addiction. 2018 Oct;113(10):1905-1926. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/add.14234  

Impact of antibiotics for children presenting to general practice with cough on adverse outcomes: secondary analysis from a multicentre prospective cohort study.
Redmond N, Turnbull S, Stuart B, Thornton H, Christensen H, Blair P et al.
British Journal of General Practice. 2018 Sep 8. doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X698873 

The effect of public health-oriented drug law reform on HIV incidence in people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico: an epidemic modelling study.
Borquez A, Beletsky L, Nosyk B, Strathdee SA, Madrazo A, Abramovitz D et al.
Lancet Public Health. 2018 Sep;3(9):e429-e437

Response to: 'Synthetic control methodology as a tool for evaluating population-level health interventions' by Bouttell et al.
De Vocht F, Angus C2, Tilling K, Brennan A, Hickman M.   
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Sep;72(9):864. Epub 2018 Jun 11: jech.bmj.com/content/72/9/864 

Impact of current and scaled-up levels of hepatitis C prevention and treatment interventions for people who inject drugs in three UK settings - what is required to achieve the WHO's HCV elimination targets? 
Ward Z, Platt L, Sweeney S, Hope VD, Maher L, Hutchinson S et al. 
Addiction. 2018 Sep 1;113(9):1727-1738 doi.org/10.1111/add.14217 

Clinical trials of influenza vaccines: special challenges
Finn A. In Influenza Virus: Methods and Protocols.
Humana Press. 2018 p567-573. (Methods in Molecular Biology). doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-8678-1_27

Screening for Th17-dependent pneumococcal vaccine antigens: comparison of murine and human cellular immune responses.
Lu Y-J, Oliver E, Zhang F, Pope C, Finn A, Malley R.
Infection and Immunity. 2018 Aug 27. doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00490-18

Crowd sourcing to expand HIV testing among men who have sex with men in China: A closed cohort stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial.  
Tang W, Wei C, Cao B, Wu D, Li KT, Lu H, Ma W, Kang D, Li H, Liao M, Mollan KR, Hudgens MG, Liu C, Huang W, Liu A, Zhang Y, Smith MK, Mitchell KM, Ong JJ, Fu H, Vickerman P, Yang L, Wang C, Zheng H, Yang B, Tucker JD. 
PLoS Med. 2018 Aug 28;15(8):e1002645. eCollection 2018 Aug  
journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002645 

‘Jabs for the boys’: time to deliver on HPV vaccination recommendations
Merriel WD, Nadarzynski T, Kesten JM, Flannagan C and Prue G
Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Aug 31;68(674):406-407 

Using routinely collected data to understand and predict adverse outcomes in opioid agonist treatment: protocol for the opioid agonist treatment safety (OATS) study
Larney S, Hickman M, Fiellin DA, Dobbins T, Nielsen S, Jones NR et al. 
BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 5;8 (8):e025204 doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025204

The burden of hepatitis C virus infection in Punjab, India: A population-based serosurvey.
Sood A, Suryaprasad A, Trickey A, Kanchi S, Midha V, Foster M et al. PLOS ONE. 2018 Jul 26;13. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200461

Advancing the public health applications of Chlamydia trachomatis serology
Woodhall SC, Gorwitz RJ, Migchelsen SJ, Gottlieb SL, Horner PJ, Geisler WM, Winstanley C, Hufnagel K, Waterboer T, Martin DL, Huston WM, Gaydos CA, Deal C, Unemo M, Dunbar JK, Bernstein K.  Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 5. pii: S1473-3099(18)30159-2: www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1473309918301592?via%3Dihub

Lack of impact of rotavirus vaccination on childhood seizure hospitalizations in England - An interrupted time series analysis.
Biggart R, Finn A, Marlow R.
Vaccine. 2018 Jul 25;36:31(4589-4592) doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.06.029

Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals: the International AIDS Society-Lancet Commission.
Bekker L-G, Alleyne G, Baral S, Cepeda J, Daskalakis D, Dowdy D et al.
Lancet Commissions. 2018 Jul 28;392:10144 (312-358) 

Competing global statistics on prevalence of injecting drug use: why does it matter and what can be done?
Hickman M, Larney S, Peacock A, Jones H, Grebely J, Degenhardt L.
Addiction. 113: 1768–1774. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14383.

Modelling the impact of a national scale-up of interventions on hepatitis C virus transmission among people who inject drugs in Scotland.
Fraser H, Mukandavire C, Martin N, Goldberg D, Palmateer N, Munro A et al. 
Addiction. 113: 2118–2131. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14267.

Understanding hepatitis C intervention success - qualitative findings from the HepCATT study.
Harris M, Bonnington O, Harrison G, Hickman M, Irving W; on behalf of the HepCATT team.
 J Viral Hepat. 2018;25:762–770. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12869

B part of it protocol: a cluster randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of 4CMenB vaccine on pharyngeal carriage of Neisseria meningiditis in adolescents.
Marshall HS, McMillan M, Koehler A, Lawrence A, MacLennan JM, Maiden MCJ et al.
BMJ Open 2018;8:e020988. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020988

Estimating the contribution of key populations towards spread of HIV in Dakar, Senegal.
Mukandavire C, Walker J, Schwartz, S, Boily MC, Danon L, Lyons C, Diouf D, Liestman B, Diouf NL, Drame F, Coly K, Muhire, RSM, Thiam S, Diallo PAN, Kane CT, Ndour C, Volz E, Mishra S, Baral S and Vickerman P.
J Int AIDS Soc. 2018;21(S5):e25126

Qualitative study of Ebola screening at ports of entry to the UK. 
Kesten J, Audrey S, Holding M, Coope C, Young N, Brown CS, Harries J, Hickman M, Oliver I
BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jun;3:e000788 doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000788

Should we be testing for urogenital Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum and Ureaplasma urealyticum in men and women? - a  position statement from the European STI guidelines editorial board.
Horner PJ, Donders G, Cusini M, Gomberg M, Jensen JS, unemo M.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 32: 1845-1851. doi:10.1111/jdv.15146

Global population-level association between herpes simplex virus 2 prevalence and HIV prevalence.
Kouyoumijan SP, Heijnen M, Chaabna K, Mumtaz GR, Omori R, Vickerman P et al. 
AIDS. June 19, 2018;32:10(1343–1352) doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001828

Highlighting the clinical need for diagnosing Mycoplasma genitalium infection.        
Ison CA, Fifer H, Gwynn S, Horner P, Muir P, Nicholls J et al.
International Journal of STD & AIDS. 29(7), 680–686. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462417753527

The views of the general public on prioritising vaccination programmes against childhood diseases: A qualitative study.
Lasseter G, Al-Janabi H, Trotter CL, Carroll FE, Christensen H
PLoS One. 2018 Jun 13;13(6):e0197374

Exploiting routinely collected severe case data to monitor and predict influenza outbreaks
Corbella A, Zhang XS, Birrell PJ, Boddington N, Pebody RG, Presanis AM, De Angelis D.  
BMC Public Health. 2018 Jun 26;18(1):790: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5671-7

Commentary on Lai et al. (2018): Potential and limitations of wastewater-based epidemiology in monitoring substance use.
Jones HE, Goulding N, Hickman M.
Addiction113: 1137–1138. doi: 10.1111/add.14207.

Graphs of study contributions and covariate distributions for network meta-regression.
Donegan S, Dias S, Tudor-Smith C, Marinho VCC, Welton N. 
Res Syn Meth. 2018;9:243–260. https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1292

Integrated Hepatitis C care for people who inject drugs (Heplink): protocol for a feasibility study in primary care.
McCombe G, Swan D, O'Connor E, Avramovic G, Vickerman P, Ward  et al. 
JMIR Res Protoc 2018 (Jun 04); 7(6):e149 

Sensitivity of treatment recommendations to bias in network meta-analysis
Phillippo D, Dias S, Ades T, Didelez V, Welton N. 
J. R. Stat. Soc. A, 181: 843-867. doi:10.1111/rssa.12341

Cost of provision of opioid substitute therapy provision in Tijuana, Mexico 
Burgos JL, Cepeda JA, Kahn JG, Mittal ML, Meza E, Lazos RRP et al.
Harm Reduction Journal 2018 15:28 doi.org/10.1186/s12954-018-0234-x

Adolescent self-consent for vaccinations: protocol for a mixed methods systematic review.
Fisher H, Hickman M, Macleod JAA, Audrey S. 
BMJ Open. 2018 May 20;8(5). e021335. Available from doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021335

Early use of Antibiotics for at Risk CHildren with InfluEnza (ARCHIE): protocol for a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. 
Wang K, Carver T, Tonner S, Semple MG, Hay AD, Moore M, Little P, Butler C, Farmer A, Perera R, Yu LM, Mallett S, Wolstenholme J, Harnden A. 
BMJ Open. 2018 May 16;8(5):e021144: bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/5/e021144.

National outbreak of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157: H7 linked to mixed salad leave, United Kingdom, 2016. 
Gobin M, Hawker J, Cleary P, Inns T, Gardiner D, Mikhail A et al. 
 Euro Surveill. 2018;23(18):pii=17-00197. https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.18.17-00197

Establishing the cascade of care for hepatitis C in England - benchmarking to monitor impact of direct acting antivirals.
Simmons R, Ireland G, Irving W, et al.
 J Viral Hepat. 2018;25:482–490. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12844

Impact of drinking water, sanitation and handwashing with soap on childhood diarrhoeal disease: updated meta-analysis and meta-regression. 
Wolf J, Hunter PR, Freeman MC, Cumming O, Clasen T, Bartram J, Higgins JPT, Johnston R, Medlicott K, Boisson S, Prüss‐Ustün A.
Trop Med Int Health, 23: 508-525. doi:10.1111/tmi.13051

Post-consultation illness trajectories in children with acute cough and respiratory tract infection: prospective cohort study
Wensaas K,  Heron J,  Redmond  N, Turnbull S, Christensen H, Thornton H, Peters  TJ, Blair  PS, Hay AD
Fam Pract. 20 April 2018.

Review of methods for assessing the causal effect of binary interventions from aggregate time-series observational data. 
Samartsidis P, Seaman SR, Presanis AM, Hickman M, De Angelis D.
Cornell University Library. 2018 Apr 20: arxiv.org/abs/1804.07683 

Global epidemiology of serogroup B meningococcal disease and opportunities for prevention with novel recombinant protein vaccines.
Villena R, Safadi MAP, Valenzuela MT, Torres JP, Finn A, O'Ryan M.  
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Apr 18:1-16.  [Epub ahead of print]

The use of funnel plots with regression as a tool to visually compare HIV treatment outcomes between centres adjustingfor patient characteristics and size: a UK Collaborative HIV Cohort study.
Gompels M, Michael S, Jose S, Hill T, Trevelion R, Sabin CA, May MT.
HIV Medicine. 2018 Apr 14 [early online view] doi:10.1111/hiv.12604

The impact of buprenorphine and methadone on mortality: a primary care cohort study in the United Kingdom.
Hickman M, Steer C, Tilling K, Lim AG, Marsden J, Millar T, Strang J, Telfer M, Vickerman P, Macleod J.
Addiction. 2018 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]

A phase III, open-label, randomised multicentre study to evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of a booster dose of two different reduced antigen diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis-polio vaccines, when co-administered with measles-mumps-rubella vaccine in 3 and 4-year-old healthy children in the UK.
Marlow R, Kuriyakose S, Mesaros N, Han HH, Tomlinson R, Faust SN, Snape MD, Pollard AJ, Finn A.
Vaccine. 2018 Apr 19;36(17):2300-2306.

Rethinking tuberculosis control by targeting previously treated individuals (Comment).
Brooks-Pollock E, Jacobson KR.  
Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Apr;6(4):e361-e362.

Network meta-analysis in health psychology and behavioural medicine: a primer.
Molloy GJ, Noone C, Caldwell D, Welton N, Newell J. 
Health Psychol Review. 2018, 12;3(254–270) doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2018.1457449

Knowledge and behaviors in relation to antibiotic use among rural residents in Anhui, China.
Cheng J, Coope C, Chai J, Oliver I, Kessel A, Wang D, Sun Y.
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2018 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]

The cost-effectiveness of multi-purpose HIV and pregnancy prevention technologies in South Africa.
Quaife M, Terris-Prestholt F, Eakle R, Cabrera Escobar MA, Kilbourne-Brook M, Mvundura M, Meyer-Rath G, Delany-Moretlwe S, Vickerman P.  
J Int AIDS Soc. 2018 Mar;21(3).

The dawn of novel STI prevention methods: modelling potential unintended effects of changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines on trichomoniasis. 
Ronn MM, Turner K.
Sex Transm Infect 2018;94:161-162.

An evaluation of a toolkit for the early detection, management and control of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: a cross-sectional survey of NHS acute trusts in England.
Coope CM, Verlander NQ, Schneider A, Hopkins S, Welfare W, Johnson AP, Patel B, Oliver I.
J Hosp Infect. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0195-6701(18)30145-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Web-Based Activity Within a Sexual Health Economy: Observational Study
Turner KM, Zienkiewicz AK, Syred J, Looker KJ, de Sa J, Brady M, Free C, Holdsworth G, Baraitser P.
J Med Internet Res. 2018 Mar 7;20(3):e74.

The English National Cohort Study of Flooding and Health: the change in the prevalence of psychological morbidity at year two.
Jermacane D, Waite TD, Beck CR, Bone A, Amlôt R, Reacher M, Kovats S, Armstrong B, Leonardi G, James Rubin G, Oliver I.  
BMC Public Health. 2018 Mar 7;18(1):330.

Impact and acceptability of self-consent procedures for the school-based human papillomavirus vaccine: a mixed-methods study protocol.
Audrey S, Batista Ferrer H, Ferrie J, Evans K, Bell M, Yates J, Roderick M, MacLeod J, Hickman M.  
BMJ Open. 2018 Mar 3;8(3):e021321.

Syndromic management of sexually-transmitted infections and the threat of untreatable Mycoplasma genitalium.
Bradshaw CS, Horner PJ, Jensen JS, White PJ. 
[Letter] Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Mar;18(3):251-252.

13-Valent vaccine serotype pneumococcal community acquired pneumonia in adults in high clinical risk groups.
Daniel P,  Rodrigo C,  Bewick T,  Sheppard C,  Greenwood S,  McKeever TM,  Trotter C,  Lim WS.  
Vaccine. 2018 Mar 14;36(12):1614-1620.

Gene detection and expression profiling of Neisseria meningitidis using NanoString nCounter platform.
Tekletsion YK, Christensen H, Finn A. 
J Microbiol Methods.  2018 Mar;146:100-103.

Evaluating the effectiveness of behavior change techniques in health-related behavior: a scoping review of methods used.
Michie S, West R, Sheals K, Godinho CA.  
Transl Behav Med. 2018 Mar 1;8(2):212-224.

Hepcare Europe - bridging the gap in the treatment of hepatitis C: study protocol.
Swan D, Cullen W, Macias J, Oprea C, Story A, Surey J, Vickerman P, Lambert JS.  
Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Mar;12(3):303-314.

Antenatal vaccination against Group B streptococcus: Attitudes of pregnant women and healthcare professionals in the UK to participation in clinical trials and routine implementation.
McQuaid F, Jones C, Stevens Z, Meddaugh G, O'Sullivan C, Donaldson B, Hughes R, Ford C, Finn A, Faust SN, Gbesemete D, Bedford H, Hughes S, Varghese AS, Heath PT, Snape MD.
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2018 Mar;97(3):330-340.

Model projections on the impact of HCV treatment in the prevention of HCV transmission among people who inject drugs in Europe.
Fraser H, Martin NK, Brummer-Korvenkontio H, Carrieri P, Dalgard O, Dillon J, Goldberg D, Hutchinson S, Jauffret-Roustide M, Kåberg M, Matser AA, Matičič M, Midgard H, Mravcik V, Øvrehus A, Prins M, Reimer J, Robaeys G, Schulte B, van Santen DK, Zimmermann R, Vickerman P, Hickman M.  
J Hepatol. 2018 Mar;68(3):402-411.

Needle and syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing HCV transmission among people who inject drugs: findings from a Cochrane Review and meta-analysis.
Platt L, Minozzi S, Reed J, Vickerman P, Hagan H, French C, Jordan A, Degenhardt L, Hope V, Hutchinson S, Maher L, Palmateer N, Taylor A, Bruneau J, Hickman M.
Addiction. 2018 Mar;113(3):545-563.

Cross-sectional study to evaluate Trichomonas vaginalis positivity in women tested for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis, attending genitourinary medicine and primary care clinics in Bristol, South West England.
Nicholls JE, Turner KME, North P, Ferguson R, May MT, Gough K, Macleod J, Muir P, Horner PJ.  
Sex Transm Infect. 2018 Mar;94(2):93-99.

Does locally relevant, real-time infection epidemiological data improve clinician management and antimicrobial prescribing in primary care? A systematic review.
Lane I, Bryce A, Ingle SM, Hay AD.
Fam Pract. 2018 Feb 26.

Potential for reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in English primary care.
Smieszek T, Pouwels KB, Dolk FCK, Smith DRM1, Hopkins S, Sharland M, Hay AD, Moore MV, Robotham JV. 
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Feb 1;73(suppl_2):ii36-ii43.

Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and bacterial vaginosis among women in sub-Saharan Africa: An individual participant data meta-analysis of 18 HIV prevention studies.Torrone EA, Morrison CS, Chen PL, Kwok C, Francis SC, Hayes RJ, Looker KJ, McCormack S, McGrath N, van de Wijgert JHHM, Watson-Jones D, Low N, Gottlieb SL; STIMA Working Group. 
PLoS Med. 2018 Feb 27;15(2):e1002511.

Comparing characteristics of users of an online service for STI self-sampling to clinic service users.
Barnard S, Free C, Bakolis I, Turner KME, Looker KJ, Baraitser P. 
Sex Transm Infect. 2018 Feb 7. pii: sextrans-2017-053302.

What gives rise to clinician gut feeling, its influence on management decisions and its prognostic value for children with RTI in primary care: a prospective cohort study.
Turnbull S, Lucas PJ, Redmond NM, Christensen H, Thornton H, Cabral C, Blair PS, Delaney BC, Thompson M, Little P, Peters TJ, Hay AD.  
BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Feb 5;19(1):25.

Antibiotic prescribing quality for children in primary care: an observational study.
Williams MR, Greene G, Naik G, Hughes K, Butler CC, Hay AD.  
Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Feb;68(667):e90-e96.

Restrictions for reimbursement of interferon-free direct-acting antiviral drugs for HCV infection in Europe.
Marshall AD, Cunningham EB, Nielsen S, Aghemo A, Alho H, Backmund M, Bruggmann P, Dalgard O, Seguin-Devaux C, Flisiak R, Foster GR, Gheorghe L, Goldberg D, Goulis I, Hickman M, Hoffmann P, Jancorienė L, Jarcuska P, Kåberg M, Kostrikis LG, Makara M, Maimets M, Marinho RT, Matičič M, Norris S, Ólafsson S, Øvrehus A, Pawlotsky JM, Pocock J, Robaeys G, Roncero C, Simonova M, Sperl J, Tait M, Tolmane I, Tomaselli S, van der Valk M, Vince A, Dore GJ, Lazarus JV, Grebely J; International Network on Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU). 
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Feb;3(2):125-133.

Which azithromycin regimen should be used for treating Mycoplasma genitalium? A meta-analysis.
Horner PJ, Ingle SM, Garrett F, Blee K, Kong F, Muir P, Moi H.
Sex Transm Infect. 2018 Feb;94(1):14-20.

Highlighting the clinical need for diagnosing Mycoplasma genitalium infection.
Ison CA, Fife, H, Gwynn S, Horner, P, Muir P, Nicholls J, Radcliffe K, Ross J, Taylor-Robinson D, White J.  
Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Jan 1:956462417753527.

Comparison of risk factors for, and prevalence of, antibiotic resistance in contaminating and pathogenic urinary Escherichia coli in children in primary care: prospective cohort study.
Bryce A, Costelloe C, Wootton M, Butler CC, Hay AD.  
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

How well do discrete choice experiments predict health choices? A systematic review and meta-analysis of external validity.
Quaife M, Terris-Prestholt F, Di Tanna GL, Vickerman P.  
Eur J Health Econ. 2018 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Knowledge and Attitudes of General Practitioners and Sexual Health Care Professionals Regarding Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Young Men Who Have Sex with Men.
Merriel SWD, Flannagan C, Kesten JM, Shapiro GK, Nadarzynski T, Prue G.  
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jan 18;15(1). pii: E151.

Interventions for preventing or treating malnutrition in homeless problem-drinkers: a systematic review.
Ijaz S, Thorley H, Porter K, Fleming C, Jones T, Kesten J, Mamluk L, Richards A, Marques EMR, Savović J.  
Int J Equity Health. 2018 Jan 16;17(1):8.

Increased Non-AIDS Mortality among Persons with AIDS Defining Events after Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation. 
Pettit AC, Giganti MJ, Ingle SM, May MT, Shepherd BE, Gill MJ, Fätkenheuer G, Abgrall S, Saag MS, Del Amo J, Justice AC, Miro JM, Cavasinni M, Dabis F, Monforte AD, Reiss P, Guest J, Moore D, Shepherd L, Obel N, Crane HM, Smith C, Teira R, Zangerle R, Sterne JA, Sterling TR; Antiretroviral Therapy Cohort Collaboration (ART-CC) investigators.
J Int AIDS Soc. 2018 Jan;21(1).

Application of causal inference methods in the analyses of randomised controlled trials: a systematic review.
Farmer RE, Kounali D, Walker AS, Savović J, Richards A, May MT, Ford D.
Trials. 2018 Jan 10;19(1):23.

Curbing the Hepatitis C virus epidemic in Pakistan: the impact of scaling up treatment and prevention for achieving elimination.
Lim AG, Qureshi H, Mahmood H, Hamid S, Davies CF, Trickey A, Glass N, Saeed Q, Fraser H, Walker JG, Mukandavire C, Hickman M, Martin NK, May MT, Averhoff F, Vickerman P.  
Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Jan 3.[Epub ahead of print]

Pelvic inflammatory disease risk following negative results from chlamydia nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) versus non-NAATs in Denmark: A retrospective cohort.
Davies B, Turner KME, Benfield T, Frølund M, Andersen B, Westh H; Danish Chlamydia Study, Ward H.  
PLoS Med. 2018 Jan 2;15(1):e1002483.

Effect of initiating drug treatment on the risk of drug-related poisoning death and acquisitive crime among offending heroin users.
Pierce M, Bird SM, Hickman M, Marsden J, Dunn G, Seddon T, Millar T.  
Int J Drug Policy. 2018 Jan;51:42-51.

Divergent Preferences for HIV Prevention: A Discrete Choice Experiment for Multipurpose HIV Prevention Products in South Africa.
Quaife M, Eakle R, Cabrera Escobar MA, Vickerman P, Kilbourne-Brook M, Mvundura M, Delany-Moretlwe S, Terris-Prestholt F.  
Med Decis Making. 2018 Jan;38(1):120-133.

Scaling-up HCV prevention and treatment interventions in rural United States—model projections for tackling an increasing epidemic.
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