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Marcia C.de Castro, Ph.D.

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Fertility and family planning on Idjwi Island, DRC: A cross-sectional study
International, 06/05/12 - 08/05/12

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  1. Malta MB, Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Benício MHDA, Werneck GL, Castro MC, Cardoso MA. Leisure-time physical activity in Amazonian pregnant women and offspring birth weight: A prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2022; 17(3):e0265164. PMID: 35294475.
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  2. Castro MC. Improving health in the Amazon demands local involvement. Nat Med. 2022 Mar; 28(3):435. PMID: 35260842.
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  3. Bernstein AS, Ando AW, Loch-Temzelides T, Vale MM, Li BV, Li H, Busch J, Chapman CA, Kinnaird M, Nowak K, Castro MC, Zambrana-Torrelio C, Ahumada JA, Xiao L, Roehrdanz P, Kaufman L, Hannah L, Daszak P, Pimm SL, Dobson AP. The costs and benefits of primary prevention of zoonotic pandemics. Sci Adv. 2022 Feb 04; 8(5):eabl4183. PMID: 35119921.
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  4. McConnell M, Mahajan M, Bauhoff S, Croke K, Verguet S, Castro MC, Furtado KM, Mehndiratta A, Farzana M, Rashid SF, Cash R. How are health workers paid and does it matter? Conceptualising the potential implications of digitising health worker payments. BMJ Glob Health. 2022 01; 7(1). PMID: 35078811.
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  5. Nicolete VC, Rodrigues PT, Fernandes ARJ, Corder RM, Tonini J, Buss LF, Sales FC, Faria NR, Sabino EC, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Epidemiology of COVID-19 after Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 Gamma Variant, Brazilian Amazon, 2020-2021. Emerg Infect Dis. 2022 03; 28(3):709-712. PMID: 34963505.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Martins-Melo FR, Castro MC, Werneck GL, Heukelbach J. Deaths related to Chagas disease and HIV/AIDS coinfection in Brazil: a nationwide population-based analysis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Dec 09. PMID: 34891173.
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  7. Nicolete VC, Rodrigues PT, Johansen IC, Corder RM, Tonini J, Cardoso MA, de Jesus JG, Claro IM, Faria NR, Sabino EC, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Interacting Epidemics in Amazonian Brazil: Prior Dengue Infection Associated With Increased Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Risk in a Population-Based Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 12 06; 73(11):2045-2054. PMID: 33956939.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  8. Johansen IC, Rodrigues PT, Tonini J, Vinetz J, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Cohort profile: the Mâncio Lima cohort study of urban malaria in Amazonian Brazil. BMJ Open. 2021 11 17; 11(11):e048073. PMID: 34789490.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  9. Almeida M, Challa M, Ribeiro M, Harrison AM, Castro MC. Editorial Perspective: The mental health impact of school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2021 Nov 11. PMID: 34763363.
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  10. Brizzi A, Whittaker C, Servo LMS, Hawryluk I, Prete CA, de Souza WM, Aguiar RS, Araujo LJT, Bastos LS, Blenkinsop A, Buss LF, Candido D, Castro MC, Costa SF, Croda J, de Souza Santos AA, Dye C, Flaxman S, Fonseca PLC, Geddes VEV, Gutierrez B, Lemey P, Levin AS, Mellan T, Bonfim DM, Miscouridou X, Mishra S, Monod M, Moreira FRR, Nelson B, Pereira RHM, Ranzani O, Schnekenberg RP, Semenova E, Sonnabend R, Souza RP, Xi X, Sabino EC, Faria NR, Bhatt S, Ratmann O. Report 46: Factors driving extensive spatial and temporal fluctuations in COVID-19 fatality rates in Brazilian hospitals. medRxiv. 2021 Nov 02. PMID: 34751273.
  11. Almeida GG, Costa PAC, Araujo MDS, Gomes GR, Carvalho AF, Figueiredo MM, Pereira DB, Tada MS, Medeiros JF, Soares IDS, Carvalho LH, Kano FS, Castro MC, Vinetz JM, Golenbock DT, Antonelli LRDV, Gazzinelli RT. Asymptomatic Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Brazilian Amazon: Submicroscopic parasitemic blood infects Nyssorhynchus darlingi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 10; 15(10):e0009077. PMID: 34714821.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  12. Fontoura PS, Silva MF, da Costa AS, Ribeiro FS, Ferreira MS, Ladeia-Andrade S, Tonini J, Rodrigues PT, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Monthly biological larviciding associated with a tenfold decrease in larval density in fish farming ponds and reduced community-wide malaria incidence in northwestern Brazil. Parasit Vectors. 2021 Sep 03; 14(1):445. PMID: 34479606.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  13. Iyer HS, Wolf NG, Flanigan JS, Castro MC, Schroeder LF, Fleming K, Vuhahula E, Massambu C. Evaluating urban-rural access to pathology and laboratory medicine services in Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Aug 12; 36(7):1116-1128. PMID: 34212191.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Pincelli A, Cardoso MA, Malta MB, Johansen IC, Corder RM, Nicolete VC, Soares IS, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Low-level Plasmodium vivax exposure, maternal antibodies, and anemia in early childhood: Population-based birth cohort study in Amazonian Brazil. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 07; 15(7):e0009568. PMID: 34264946.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  15. Özçelik EA, Massuda A, Castro MC, Baris E. A Comparative Case Study: Does the Organization of Primary Health Care in Brazil and Turkey Contribute to Reducing Disparities in Access to Care? Health Syst Reform. 2021 07 01; 7(2):e1939931. PMID: 34402403.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Castro MC, Gurzenda S, Turra CM, Kim S, Andrasfay T, Goldman N. Reduction in life expectancy in Brazil after COVID-19. Nat Med. 2021 09; 27(9):1629-1635. PMID: 34188224.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Andrade MV, Coelho AQ, Neto MX, de Carvalho LR, Atun R, Castro MC. Corrigendum to: Brazil's Family Health Strategy: factors associated with programme uptake and coverage expansion over 15 years (1998-2012). Health Policy Plan. 2021 Jun 25; 36(6):997. PMID: 34169962.
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  18. Machado MMT, Rocha HAL, Castro MC, Sampaio EGM, Oliveira FA, Silva JPFD, Aquino CM, Sousa LAR, Carvalho FHC, Altafim ERP, Correia LL. COVID-19 and mental health of pregnant women in Ceará, Brazil. Rev Saude Publica. 2021; 55:37. PMID: 34105605.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  19. Gurzenda S, Castro MC. COVID-19 poses alarming pregnancy and postpartum mortality risk in Brazil. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Jun; 36:100917. PMID: 34124636.
    Citations: 2     
  20. Rice BL, Golden CD, Randriamady HJ, Rakotomalala AANA, Vonona MA, Anjaranirina EJG, Hazen J, Castro MC, Metcalf CJE, Hartl DL. Fine-scale variation in malaria prevalence across ecological regions in Madagascar: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2021 05 29; 21(1):1018. PMID: 34051786.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Andrade MV, Coelho AQ, Neto MX, Carvalho LR, Atun R, Castro MC. Correction: Transition to universal primary health care coverage in Brazil: Analysis of uptake and expansion patterns of Brazil's Family Health Strategy (1998-2012). PLoS One. 2021; 16(5):e0251764. PMID: 33974650.
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  22. Martins-Melo FR, Castro MC, Werneck GL. Levels and trends in Chagas disease-related mortality in Brazil, 2000-2019. Acta Trop. 2021 Aug; 220:105948. PMID: 33971159.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Castro MC, Gurzenda S, Macário EM, França GVA. Characteristics, outcomes and risk factors for mortality of 522 167 patients hospitalised with COVID-19 in Brazil: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2021 05 04; 11(5):e049089. PMID: 33947740.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  24. Johansen IC, Castro MC, Alves LC, Carmo RLD. Population mobility, demographic, and environmental characteristics of dengue fever epidemics in a major city in Southeastern Brazil, 2007-2015. Cad Saude Publica. 2021; 37(4):e00079620. PMID: 33886707.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  25. Castro MC, Kim S, Barberia L, Ribeiro AF, Gurzenda S, Ribeiro KB, Abbott E, Blossom J, Rache B, Singer BH. Spatiotemporal pattern of COVID-19 spread in Brazil. Science. 2021 05 21; 372(6544):821-826. PMID: 33853971.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  26. Castro MC, Singer B. Prioritizing COVID-19 vaccination by age. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 04 13; 118(15). PMID: 33731429.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  27. Rocha R, Atun R, Massuda A, Rache B, Spinola P, Nunes L, Lago M, Castro MC. Effect of socioeconomic inequalities and vulnerabilities on health-system preparedness and response to COVID-19 in Brazil: a comprehensive analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 06; 9(6):e782-e792. PMID: 33857500.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Özçelik EA, Massuda A, McConnell M, Castro MC. Assessing the performance of beneficiary targeting in Brazil's More Doctors Programme. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Mar 26; 36(2):149-161. PMID: 33448298.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Arisco NJ, Peterka C, Castro MC. Cross-border malaria in Northern Brazil. Malar J. 2021 Mar 06; 20(1):135. PMID: 33676522.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Chitwood MH, Pelissari DM, Marques da Silva GD, Bartholomay P, Rocha MS, Arakaki-Sanchez D, Sanchez M, Cohen T, Castro MC, Menzies NA. Trends in Untreated Tuberculosis in Large Municipalities, Brazil, 2008-2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 03; 27(3):957-960. PMID: 33622464.
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  31. Chitwood MH, Pelissari DM, Drummond Marques da Silva G, Bartholomay P, Rocha MS, Sanchez M, Arakaki-Sanchez D, Glaziou P, Cohen T, Castro MC, Menzies NA. Bayesian evidence synthesis to estimate subnational TB incidence: An application in Brazil. Epidemics. 2021 06; 35:100443. PMID: 33676092.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Ramos de Oliveira CV, Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Medeiros de Souza R, Malta MB, Fujimori E, Cardoso MA, Castro MC. Prenatal care and preterm birth in the Western Brazilian Amazon: A population-based study. Glob Public Health. 2022 03; 17(3):391-402. PMID: 33427077.
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  33. Lorenz C, Castro MC, Trindade PMP, Nogueira ML, de Oliveira Lage M, Quintanilha JA, Parra MC, Dibo MR, Fávaro EA, Guirado MM, Chiaravalloti-Neto F. Predicting Aedes aegypti infestation using landscape and thermal features. Sci Rep. 2020 12 10; 10(1):21688. PMID: 33303912.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  34. Özçelik EA, Massuda A, McConnell M, Castro MC. Impact of Brazil's More Doctors Program on hospitalizations for primary care sensitive cardiovascular conditions. SSM Popul Health. 2020 Dec; 12:100695. PMID: 33319027.
    Citations: 1     
  35. Lowe R, Lee S, Martins Lana R, Torres Codeço C, Castro MC, Pascual M. Emerging arboviruses in the urbanized Amazon rainforest. BMJ. 2020 11 13; 371:m4385. PMID: 33187952.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  36. Kazazian L, Lima Neto AS, Sousa GS, Nascimento OJD, Castro MC. Spatiotemporal transmission dynamics of co-circulating dengue, Zika, and chikungunya viruses in Fortaleza, Brazil: 2011-2017. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 10; 14(10):e0008760. PMID: 33104708.
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  37. Rader B, Scarpino SV, Nande A, Hill AL, Adlam B, Reiner RC, Pigott DM, Gutierrez B, Zarebski AE, Shrestha M, Brownstein JS, Castro MC, Dye C, Tian H, Pybus OG, Kraemer MUG. Crowding and the shape of COVID-19 epidemics. Nat Med. 2020 12; 26(12):1829-1834. PMID: 33020651.
    Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  38. Iyer HS, Flanigan J, Wolf NG, Schroeder LF, Horton S, Castro MC, Rebbeck TR. Geospatial evaluation of trade-offs between equity in physical access to healthcare and health systems efficiency. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 10; 5(10). PMID: 33087394.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Poole DN, Hedt-Gauthier B, Bärnighausen T, Verguet S, Castro MC. Spatial-temporal trends in forced migrant mortality, 2014-2018. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 10; 5(10). PMID: 33037060.
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  40. Arisco NJ, Rice BL, Tantely LM, Girod R, Emile GN, Randriamady HJ, Castro MC, Golden CD. Variation in Anopheles distribution and predictors of malaria infection risk across regions of Madagascar. Malar J. 2020 Sep 29; 19(1):348. PMID: 32993669.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  41. Quattrochi JP, Hill K, Salomon JA, Castro MC. The effects of changes in distance to nearest health facility on under-5 mortality and health care utilization in rural Malawi, 1980-1998. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Sep 24; 20(1):899. PMID: 32972395.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Carrasco-Escobar G, Fornace K, Wong D, Padilla-Huamantinco PG, Saldaña-Lopez JA, Castillo-Meza OE, Caballero-Andrade AE, Manrique E, Ruiz-Cabrejos J, Barboza JL, Rodriguez H, Henostroza G, Gamboa D, Castro MC, Vinetz JM, Llanos-Cuentas A. Open-Source 3D Printable GPS Tracker to Characterize the Role of Human Population Movement on Malaria Epidemiology in River Networks: A Proof-of-Concept Study in the Peruvian Amazon. Front Public Health. 2020; 8:526468. PMID: 33072692.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  43. Thomson DR, Rhoda DA, Tatem AJ, Castro MC. Gridded population survey sampling: a systematic scoping review of the field and strategic research agenda. Int J Health Geogr. 2020 09 09; 19(1):34. PMID: 32907588.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Alves EB, Figueiredo FB, Rocha MF, Castro MC, Werneck GL. Effectiveness of insecticide-impregnated collars for the control of canine visceral leishmaniasis. Prev Vet Med. 2020 Sep; 182:105104. PMID: 32759025.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  45. Kim S, Castro MC. Spatiotemporal pattern of COVID-19 and government response in South Korea (as of May 31, 2020). Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Sep; 98:328-333. PMID: 32634584.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  46. Enslen AW, Lima Neto AS, Castro MC. Infestation measured by Aedes aegypti larval surveys as an indication of future dengue epidemics: an evaluation for Brazil. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2020 07 01; 114(7):506-512. PMID: 32346740.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  47. Cordes J, Castro MC. Spatial analysis of COVID-19 clusters and contextual factors in New York City. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2020 08; 34:100355. PMID: 32807400.
    Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  48. Fontoura PS, da Costa AS, Ribeiro FS, Ferreira MS, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Field Efficacy of VectoMax FG and VectoLex CG Biological Larvicides for Malaria Vector Control in Northwestern Brazil. J Med Entomol. 2020 05 04; 57(3):942-946. PMID: 31751448.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  49. Kraemer MUG, Pigott DM, Hill SC, Vanderslott S, Reiner RC, Stasse S, Brownstein JS, Gutierrez B, Dennig F, Hay SI, Wint GRW, Pybus OG, Castro MC, Vinck P, Pham PN, Nilles EJ, Cauchemez S. Dynamics of conflict during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018-2019. BMC Med. 2020 04 27; 18(1):113. PMID: 32336281.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  50. Cardoso MA, Matijasevich A, Malta MB, Lourenco BH, Gimeno SGA, Ferreira MU, Castro MC. Cohort profile: the Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition in Acre, Brazil, birth cohort study (MINA-Brazil). BMJ Open. 2020 02 17; 10(2):e034513. PMID: 32071188.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Kahn R, Peak CM, Fernández-Gracia J, Hill A, Jambai A, Ganda L, Castro MC, Buckee CO. Incubation periods impact the spatial predictability of cholera and Ebola outbreaks in Sierra Leone. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 03 03; 117(9):5067-5073. PMID: 32054785.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  52. MacCormack-Gelles B, Lima Neto AS, Sousa GS, do Nascimento OJ, Castro MC. Evaluation of the usefulness of Aedes aegypti rapid larval surveys to anticipate seasonal dengue transmission between 2012-2015 in Fortaleza, Brazil. Acta Trop. 2020 May; 205:105391. PMID: 32057775.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  53. Klabunde RA, Lazar Neto F, Louzada A, de Moura RF, Calixto FM, Danaei G, Castro MC. Prevalence and predictors of overweight and obesity in Brazilian immigrants in Massachusetts. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jan 10; 20(1):42. PMID: 31924212.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Mocelin HJS, Catão RC, Freitas PSS, Prado TN, Bertolde AI, Castro MC, Maciel ELN. Analysis of the spatial distribution of cases of Zika virus infection and congenital Zika virus syndrome in a state in the southeastern region of Brazil: Sociodemographic factors and implications for public health. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2020 Jan; 148 Suppl 2:61-69. PMID: 31975398.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  55. Castro MC, Baeza A, Codeço CT, Cucunubá ZM, Dal'Asta AP, De Leo GA, Dobson AP, Carrasco-Escobar G, Lana RM, Lowe R, Monteiro AMV, Pascual M, Santos-Vega M. Development, environmental degradation, and disease spread in the Brazilian Amazon. PLoS Biol. 2019 11; 17(11):e3000526. PMID: 31730640.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Quattrochi J, Salomon JA, Hill K, Castro MC. Measuring and correcting bias in indirect estimates of under-5 mortality in populations affected by HIV/AIDS: a simulation study. BMC Public Health. 2019 Nov 12; 19(1):1516. PMID: 31718615.
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  57. Lima Neto AS, Sousa GS, Nascimento OJ, Castro MC. Chikungunya-attributable deaths: A neglected outcome of a neglected disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 09; 13(9):e0007575. PMID: 31513593.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  58. North CM, MacNaughton P, Lai PS, Vallarino J, Okello S, Kakuhikire B, Tsai AC, Castro MC, Siedner MJ, Allen JG, Christiani DC. Personal carbon monoxide exposure, respiratory symptoms, and the potentially modifying roles of sex and HIV infection in rural Uganda: a cohort study. Environ Health. 2019 08 20; 18(1):73. PMID: 31429759.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  59. Campos CAS, Malta MB, Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Castro MC, Cardoso MA. Gestational weight gain, nutritional status and blood pressure in pregnant women. Rev Saude Publica. 2019 Jul 18; 53:57. PMID: 31340349.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Mosquera PS, Lourenço BH, Gimeno SGA, Malta MB, Castro MC, Cardoso MA. Factors affecting exclusive breastfeeding in the first month of life among Amazonian children. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0219801. PMID: 31295320.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  61. Castro MC, Massuda A, Almeida G, Menezes-Filho NA, Andrade MV, de Souza Noronha KVM, Rocha R, Macinko J, Hone T, Tasca R, Giovanella L, Malik AM, Werneck H, Fachini LA, Atun R. Brazil's unified health system: the first 30 years and prospects for the future. Lancet. 2019 07 27; 394(10195):345-356. PMID: 31303318.
    Citations: 101     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Pincelli A, Malta MB, Souza RM, Ferreira MU, Castro MC, Cardoso MA. High prevalence of gestational night blindness and maternal anemia in a population-based survey of Brazilian Amazonian postpartum women. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0219203. PMID: 31269067.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Kearns PKA, Paton M, O'Neill M, Waters C, Colville S, McDonald J, Young IJB, Pugh D, O'Riordan J, Weller B, MacDougall N, Clemens T, Dibben C, Wilson JF, Castro MC, Ascherio A, Chandran S, Connick P. Regional variation in the incidence rate and sex ratio of multiple sclerosis in Scotland 2010-2017: findings from the Scottish Multiple Sclerosis Register. J Neurol. 2019 Oct; 266(10):2376-2386. PMID: 31187189.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Maheu-Giroux M, Castro MC. Attribution of reductions in malaria prevalence in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Lancet Planet Health. 2019 06; 3(6):e246. PMID: 31228998.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  65. Carrasco-Escobar G, Castro MC, Barboza JL, Ruiz-Cabrejos J, Llanos-Cuentas A, Vinetz JM, Gamboa D. Use of open mobile mapping tool to assess human mobility traceability in rural offline populations with contrasting malaria dynamics. PeerJ. 2019; 7:e6298. PMID: 30697487.
    Citations: 7     
  66. Neves PAR, Castro MC, Oliveira CVR, Malta MB, Lourenço BH, Cardoso MA. Effect of Vitamin A status during pregnancy on maternal anemia and newborn birth weight: results from a cohort study in the Western Brazilian Amazon. Eur J Nutr. 2020 Feb; 59(1):45-56. PMID: 30560301.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. MacCormack-Gelles B, Lima Neto AS, Sousa GS, Nascimento OJ, Machado MMT, Wilson ME, Castro MC. Epidemiological characteristics and determinants of dengue transmission during epidemic and non-epidemic years in Fortaleza, Brazil: 2011-2015. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 12; 12(12):e0006990. PMID: 30507968.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  68. Andrade MV, Coelho AQ, Xavier Neto M, de Carvalho LR, Atun R, Castro MC. Transition to universal primary health care coverage in Brazil: Analysis of uptake and expansion patterns of Brazil's Family Health Strategy (1998-2012). PLoS One. 2018; 13(8):e0201723. PMID: 30096201.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Lazar-Neto F, Louzada ACS, de Moura RF, Calixto FM, Castro MC. Depression and Its Correlates Among Brazilian Immigrants in Massachusetts, USA. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Aug; 20(4):832-840. PMID: 28762078.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  70. Castro MC, Han QC, Carvalho LR, Victora CG, França GVA. Implications of Zika virus and congenital Zika syndrome for the number of live births in Brazil. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 06 12; 115(24):6177-6182. PMID: 29844186.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  71. Pincelli A, Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Corder RM, Malta MB, Sampaio-Silva J, de Souza RM, Cardoso MA, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. The Hidden Burden of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in Pregnancy in the Amazon: An Observational Study in Northwestern Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 07; 99(1):73-83. PMID: 29741155.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  72. Andrade MV, Coelho AQ, Xavier Neto M, Carvalho LR, Atun R, Castro MC. Brazil's Family Health Strategy: factors associated with programme uptake and coverage expansion over 15 years (1998-2012). Health Policy Plan. 2018 Apr 01; 33(3):368-380. PMID: 29346551.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  73. Cash RA, Castro MC. Advising a woman with suspected Zika virus infection. Indian J Med Ethics. 2018 Apr-Jun; 3(2):163-164. PMID: 29724698.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  74. Castro MC. Malaria Transmission and Prospects for Malaria Eradication: The Role of the Environment. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2017 Oct 03; 7(10). PMID: 28490534.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  75. Fernandes VR, Luz ZPD, Amorim AC, Sérgio JV, Silva JPVD, Castro MCE, Monken M, Gondim GMM. The 'locus' of health oversight in Brazil's Unified Health System - a place between the knowledge and the practices of social mobilization. Cien Saude Colet. 2017 Oct; 22(10):3173-3181. PMID: 29069174.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  76. Carrasco-Escobar G, Gamboa D, Castro MC, Bangdiwala SI, Rodriguez H, Contreras-Mancilla J, Alava F, Speybroeck N, Lescano AG, Vinetz JM, Rosas-Aguirre A, Llanos-Cuentas A. Micro-epidemiology and spatial heterogeneity of P. vivax parasitaemia in riverine communities of the Peruvian Amazon: A multilevel analysis. Sci Rep. 2017 08 14; 7(1):8082. PMID: 28808240.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  77. Thomson DR, Stevens FR, Ruktanonchai NW, Tatem AJ, Castro MC. GridSample: an R package to generate household survey primary sampling units (PSUs) from gridded population data. Int J Health Geogr. 2017 07 19; 16(1):25. PMID: 28724433.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  78. Harling G, Lima Neto AS, Sousa GS, Machado MMT, Castro MC. Determinants of tuberculosis transmission and treatment abandonment in Fortaleza, Brazil. BMC Public Health. 2017 05 25; 17(1):508. PMID: 28545423.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  79. Castro MC, Wilson ME, Bloom DE. Disease and economic burdens of dengue. Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 03; 17(3):e70-e78. PMID: 28185869.
    Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  80. Victora CG, Castro MC, França GV, Schuler-Faccini L, Barros FC. Zika rash and increased risk of congenital brain abnormalities - Authors' reply. Lancet. 2017 01 14; 389(10065):152. PMID: 28102136.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  81. Kanamori S, Castro MC, Sow S, Matsuno R, Cissokho A, Jimba M. Impact of the Japanese 5S management method on patients' and caretakers' satisfaction: a quasi-experimental study in Senegal. Glob Health Action. 2016; 9:32852. PMID: 27900932.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  82. Castro MC, Krieger GR, Balge MZ, Tanner M, Utzinger J, Whittaker M, Singer BH. Examples of coupled human and environmental systems from the extractive industry and hydropower sector interfaces. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 12 20; 113(51):14528-14535. PMID: 27791077.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  83. Naraharisetti R, Castro MC. Factors associated with persons with disability employment in India: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016 10 07; 16(1):1063. PMID: 27717343.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  84. Castro MC, Maheu-Giroux M, Chiyaka C, Singer BH. Malaria Incidence Rates from Time Series of 2-Wave Panel Surveys. PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 08; 12(8):e1005065. PMID: 27509368.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  85. Kearns AD, Castro MC, Lourenço BH, Augusto RA, Cardoso MA. Factors Associated with Age at Breastfeeding Cessation in Amazonian Infants: Applying a Proximal-Distal Framework. Matern Child Health J. 2016 07; 20(7):1539-48. PMID: 27084366.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  86. França GV, Schuler-Faccini L, Oliveira WK, Henriques CM, Carmo EH, Pedi VD, Nunes ML, Castro MC, Serruya S, Silveira MF, Barros FC, Victora CG. Congenital Zika virus syndrome in Brazil: a case series of the first 1501 livebirths with complete investigation. Lancet. 2016 Aug 27; 388(10047):891-7. PMID: 27372398.
    Citations: 213     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  87. Castro MC. Zika virus and the 2016 Olympic Games - Evidence-based projections derived from dengue do not support cancellation. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2016 Jul-Aug; 14(4):384-8. PMID: 27363326.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  88. Arku RE, Bennett JE, Castro MC, Agyeman-Duah K, Mintah SE, Ware JH, Nyarko P, Spengler JD, Agyei-Mensah S, Ezzati M. Geographical Inequalities and Social and Environmental Risk Factors for Under-Five Mortality in Ghana in 2000 and 2010: Bayesian Spatial Analysis of Census Data. PLoS Med. 2016 06; 13(6):e1002038. PMID: 27327774.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  89. Ferreira MU, Castro MC. Challenges for malaria elimination in Brazil. Malar J. 2016 05 20; 15(1):284. PMID: 27206924.
    Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  90. Hadisoemarto PF, Reich MR, Castro MC. Introduction of pentavalent vaccine in Indonesia: a policy analysis. Health Policy Plan. 2016 Oct; 31(8):1079-88. PMID: 27107293.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  91. Maheu-Giroux M, Filippi V, Maulet N, Samadoulougou S, Castro MC, Meda N, Pouliot M, Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F. Risk factors for vaginal fistula symptoms in Sub-Saharan Africa: a pooled analysis of national household survey data. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 Apr 21; 16:82. PMID: 27098261.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  92. Duncan DT, Rienti M, Kulldorff M, Aldstadt J, Castro MC, Frounfelker R, Williams JH, Sorensen G, Johnson RM, Hemenway D, Williams DR. Local spatial clustering in youths' use of tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana in Boston. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2016 07; 42(4):412-21. PMID: 27096932.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  93. Castro MC. Zika Virus and Health Systems in Brazil: From Unknown to a Menace. Health Syst Reform. 2016 Apr 02; 2(2):119-122. PMID: 31514634.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    
  94. Kanamori S, Castro MC, Sow S, Matsuno R, Cissokho A, Jimba M. Impact of the Japanese 5S management method on patients' and caretakers' satisfaction: a quasi-experimental study in Senegal. Glob Health Action. 2016 Jan; 9(1):32852. PMID: 28157031.
  95. Gutnik LA, Castro MC. Does Spatial Access to Mammography Have an Effect on Early Stage of Breast Cancer Diagnosis? A county-level Analysis for New York State. Breast J. 2016 Jan-Feb; 22(1):127-30. PMID: 26549798.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  96. Maheu-Giroux M, Filippi V, Samadoulougou S, Castro MC, Maulet N, Meda N, Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F. Fistula in sub-Saharan Africa - Authors' reply. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Aug; 3(8):e442. PMID: 26187485.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Duncan DT, Kawachi I, Kum S, Aldstadt J, Piras G, Matthews SA, Arbia G, Castro MC, White K, Williams DR. A spatially explicit approach to the study of socio-demographic inequality in the spatial distribution of trees across Boston neighborhoods. Spat Demogr. 2014 Apr; 2(1):1-29. PMID: 29354668.
    Citations: 9     
  98. Maheu-Giroux M, Filippi V, Samadoulougou S, Castro MC, Maulet N, Meda N, Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F. Prevalence of symptoms of vaginal fistula in 19 sub-Saharan Africa countries: a meta-analysis of national household survey data. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 May; 3(5):e271-8. PMID: 25889469.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  99. Kanamori S, Sow S, Castro MC, Matsuno R, Tsuru A, Jimba M. Implementation of 5S management method for lean healthcare at a health center in Senegal: a qualitative study of staff perception. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8:27256. PMID: 25854781.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  100. Quattrochi J, Jasseh M, Mackenzie G, Castro MC. Spatial analysis of under-5 mortality and potential risk factors in the Basse Health and Demographic Surveillance System, the Gambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2015 Jul; 20(7):941-51. PMID: 25728631.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  101. Hagenlocher M, Castro MC. Mapping malaria risk and vulnerability in the United Republic of Tanzania: a spatial explicit model. Popul Health Metr. 2015; 13(1):2. PMID: 25674040.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    
  102. Kanamori S, Sow S, Castro MC, Matsuno R, Tsuru A, Jimba M. Implementation of 5S management method for lean healthcare at a health center in Senegal: a qualitative study of staff perception. Glob Health Action. 2015 Jan; 8(1):27256. PMID: 28156730.
  103. Maheu-Giroux M, Castro MC. Cost-effectiveness of larviciding for urban malaria control in Tanzania. Malar J. 2014 Dec 04; 13:477. PMID: 25476586.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  104. Maheu-Giroux M, Castro MC. Factors affecting providers' delivery of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy: a five-country analysis of national service provision assessment surveys. Malar J. 2014 Nov 20; 13:440. PMID: 25409680.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  105. Werneck GL, Costa CH, de Carvalho FA, Pires e Cruz Mdo S, Maguire JH, Castro MC. Effectiveness of insecticide spraying and culling of dogs on the incidence of Leishmania infantum infection in humans: a cluster randomized trial in Teresina, Brazil. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Oct; 8(10):e3172. PMID: 25357122.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  106. Arku RE, Dionisio KL, Hughes AF, Vallarino J, Spengler JD, Castro MC, Agyei-Mensah S, Ezzati M. Personal particulate matter exposures and locations of students in four neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 Nov-Dec; 25(6):557-66. PMID: 25160763.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  107. Samadoulougou S, Maheu-Giroux M, Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F, De Keukeleire M, Castro MC, Robert A. Multilevel and geo-statistical modeling of malaria risk in children of Burkina Faso. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Jul 29; 7:350. PMID: 25074132.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  108. Raifman S, Cunha AJ, Castro MC. Factors associated with high rates of caesarean section in Brazil between 1991 and 2006. Acta Paediatr. 2014 Jul; 103(7):e295-9. PMID: 24597526.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  109. Maheu-Giroux M, Castro MC. Do malaria vector control measures impact disease-related behaviour and knowledge? Evidence from a large-scale larviciding intervention in Tanzania. Malar J. 2013 Nov 15; 12:422. PMID: 24237682.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  110. Harling G, Castro MC. A spatial analysis of social and economic determinants of tuberculosis in Brazil. Health Place. 2014 Jan; 25:56-67. PMID: 24269879.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  111. Hadisoemarto PF, Castro MC. Public acceptance and willingness-to-pay for a future dengue vaccine: a community-based survey in Bandung, Indonesia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(9):e2427. PMID: 24069482.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  112. Maheu-Giroux M, Castro MC. Impact of community-based larviciding on the prevalence of malaria infection in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e71638. PMID: 23977099.
    Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  113. Thomson DR, Hadley MB, Greenough PG, Castro MC. Modelling strategic interventions in a population with a total fertility rate of 8.3: a cross-sectional study of Idjwi Island, DRC. BMC Public Health. 2012 Nov 08; 12:959. PMID: 23137304.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  114. Frick M, Castro MC. Tobacco retail clustering around schools in New York City: examining "place" and "space". Health Place. 2013 Jan; 19:15-24. PMID: 23143135.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  115. Duncan DT, Aldstadt J, Whalen J, White K, Castro MC, Williams DR. Space, race, and poverty: Spatial inequalities in walkable neighborhood amenities? Demogr Res. 2012 Jan-Jun; 26(17):409-448. PMID: 29046612.
    Citations: 14     
  116. de Castro MC, Fisher MG. Is malaria illness among young children a cause or a consequence of low socioeconomic status? evidence from the united Republic of Tanzania. Malar J. 2012 May 09; 11:161. PMID: 22571516.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  117. Duncan DT, Castro MC, Gortmaker SL, Aldstadt J, Melly SJ, Bennett GG. Racial differences in the built environment--body mass index relationship? A geospatial analysis of adolescents in urban neighborhoods. Int J Health Geogr. 2012 Apr 26; 11:11. PMID: 22537116.
    Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  118. Manne J, Nakagawa J, Yamagata Y, Goehler A, Brownstein JS, Castro MC. Triatomine infestation in Guatemala: spatial assessment after two rounds of vector control. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Mar; 86(3):446-54. PMID: 22403315.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  119. Castro MC, Singer BH. Agricultural settlement and soil quality in the Brazilian Amazon. Popul Environ. 2012 Sep; 34(1):22-43. PMID: 22962508.
  120. Duncan DT, Castro MC, Blossom JC, Bennett GG, Gortmaker SL. Evaluation of the positional difference between two common geocoding methods. Geospat Health. 2011 May; 5(2):265-73. PMID: 21590677.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  121. Wilson ME, Fregni F, de S M Veras MA, Dyett J, Shei A, Ribeiro GS, David J, Castro MC, Segurado AC, Ko AI, Reis MG. Collaborative teaching and learning: a model for building capacity and partnerships to address NTDs. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Mar 29; 5(3):e939. PMID: 21468316.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  122. Rose-Wood A, Doumbia S, Traoré B, Castro MC. Trends in malaria morbidity among health care-seeking children under age five in Mopti and Sévaré, Mali between 1998 and 2006. Malar J. 2010 Nov 11; 9:319. PMID: 21067615.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  123. Castro MC, Kanamori S, Kannady K, Mkude S, Killeen GF, Fillinger U. The importance of drains for the larval development of lymphatic filariasis and malaria vectors in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 May 25; 4(5):e693. PMID: 20520797.
    Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  124. Dongus S, Nyika D, Kannady K, Mtasiwa D, Mshinda H, Gosoniu L, Drescher AW, Fillinger U, Tanner M, Killeen GF, Castro MC. Urban agriculture and Anopheles habitats in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Geospat Health. 2009 May; 3(2):189-210. PMID: 19440962.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  125. Castro MC, Tsuruta A, Kanamori S, Kannady K, Mkude S. Community-based environmental management for malaria control: evidence from a small-scale intervention in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malar J. 2009 Apr 08; 8:57. PMID: 19356246.
    Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  126. Dongus S, Nyika D, Kannady K, Mtasiwa D, Mshinda H, Fillinger U, Drescher AW, Tanner M, Castro MC, Killeen GF. Participatory mapping of target areas to enable operational larval source management to suppress malaria vector mosquitoes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Int J Health Geogr. 2007 Sep 04; 6:37. PMID: 17784963.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  127. Guelich JM, Singer BH, Castro MC, Rosenberg LE. A gender gap in the next generation of physician-scientists: medical student interest and participation in research. J Investig Med. 2002 Nov; 50(6):412-8. PMID: 12425427.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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