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Prevention of Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) in Rural High-endemic South Africa (VIBE-FGS)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified September 2017 by Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland, Oslo University Hospital
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01154907
First Posted: July 1, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 19, 2017
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Collaborators:
University of KwaZulu
University of Agder
Sorlandet Hospital HF
University of Copenhagen
Leiden University Medical Center
Universiteit Antwerpen
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland, Oslo University Hospital
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Study Status: This study is currently recruiting participants.
  Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2021
  Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Publications:
Pillay P, van Lieshout L, Taylor M, Sebitloane M, Zulu SG, Kleppa E, Roald B, Kjetland EF. Cervical cytology as a diagnostic tool for female genital schistosomiasis: Correlation to cervical atypia and Schistosoma polymerase chain reaction. Cytojournal. 2016 Apr 20;13:10. doi: 10.4103/1742-6413.180784. eCollection 2016.
Holmen S, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Kleppa E, Pillay P, Naicker T, Taylor M, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF, Albregtsen F. Characteristics of Blood Vessels in Female Genital Schistosomiasis: Paving the Way for Objective Diagnostics at the Point of Care. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr 13;10(4):e0004628. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004628. eCollection 2016 Apr.
Holmen SD, Kleppa E, Lillebø K, Pillay P, van Lieshout L, Taylor M, Albregtsen F, Vennervald BJ, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF. The first step toward diagnosing female genital schistosomiasis by computer image analysis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jul;93(1):80-6. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0071. Epub 2015 Apr 27.
Kleppa E, Klinge KF, Galaphaththi-Arachchige HN, Holmen SD, Lillebø K, Onsrud M, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Ndhlovu P, Kjetland EF. Schistosoma haematobium infection and CD4+ T-cell levels: a cross-sectional study of young South African women. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 13;10(3):e0119326. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119326. eCollection 2015.
Holmen SD, Kjetland EF, Taylor M, Kleppa E, Lillebø K, Gundersen SG, Onsrud M, Albregtsen F. Colourimetric image analysis as a diagnostic tool in female genital schistosomiasis. Med Eng Phys. 2015 Mar;37(3):309-14. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.12.007. Epub 2015 Jan 24.
Kildemoes AO, Kjetland EF, Zulu SG, Taylor M, Vennervald BJ. Schistosoma haematobium infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria in young South African females. Acta Trop. 2015 Apr;144:19-23. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.01.008. Epub 2015 Jan 24.
Norseth HM, Ndhlovu PD, Kleppa E, Randrianasolo BS, Jourdan PM, Roald B, Holmen SD, Gundersen SG, Bagratee J, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF. The colposcopic atlas of schistosomiasis in the lower female genital tract based on studies in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and South Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Nov 20;8(11):e3229. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003229. eCollection 2014.
Kleppa E, Holmen SD, Lillebø K, Kjetland EF, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Moodley P, Onsrud M. Cervical ectopy: associations with sexually transmitted infections and HIV. A cross-sectional study of high school students in rural South Africa. Sex Transm Infect. 2015 Mar;91(2):124-9. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2014-051674. Epub 2014 Oct 3.
Kjetland EF, Norseth HM, Taylor M, Lillebø K, Kleppa E, Holmen SD, Andebirhan A, Yohannes TH, Gundersen SG, Vennervald BJ, Bagratee J, Onsrud M, Leutscher PD. Classification of the lesions observed in female genital schistosomiasis. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Dec;127(3):227-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.07.014. Epub 2014 Aug 13.
Kleppa E, Ramsuran V, Zulu S, Karlsen GH, Bere A, Passmore JA, Ndhlovu P, Lillebø K, Holmen SD, Onsrud M, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF, Ndung'u T. Effect of female genital schistosomiasis and anti-schistosomal treatment on monocytes, CD4+ T-cells and CCR5 expression in the female genital tract. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 4;9(6):e98593. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098593. eCollection 2014.
Pillay P, Taylor M, Zulu SG, Gundersen SG, Verweij JJ, Hoekstra P, Brienen EA, Kleppa E, Kjetland EF, van Lieshout L. Real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of Schistosoma DNA in small-volume urine samples reflects focal distribution of urogenital Schistosomiasis in primary school girls in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Mar;90(3):546-52. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0406. Epub 2014 Jan 27.
Hegertun IE, Sulheim Gundersen KM, Kleppa E, Zulu SG, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kvalsvig JD, Kjetland EF. S. haematobium as a common cause of genital morbidity in girls: a cross-sectional study of children in South Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(3):e2104. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002104. Epub 2013 Mar 21.
Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Amlie Hegertun IE, Holmen S, Qvigstad E, Kleppa E, Sebitloane M, Ndhlovu PD, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF. Association of Urogenital Symptoms with History of Water Contact in Young Women in Areas Endemic for S. haematobium. A Cross-Sectional Study in Rural South Africa. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Nov 14;13(11). pii: E1135.


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