Global One Health initiative


Academic publications published by Ohio State Global One Health initiative members, organized alphabetically within each calendar year.


Miller, S. A., Ferreira, J. P., & LeJeune, J. T. 2022. Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Plant Agriculture: A One Health Perspective. Agriculture, 12(2).

Alali, W., AlFouzan, W., Alajmi, D., Al-Tawalah, H., Kheirallah, K., Yimer, G., 2021. Perception and awareness of COVID-19 among health science students and staff of Kuwait University: An online cross-sectional study. F1000Research 10, 566.

Binkley, L., Deressa, A., Shi, M., Jara, M., Escobar, L.E., Mauldin, M.R., Matheny, A., O’Quin, J., Pieracci, E.G., Kling, C., Hartloge, C., Yimer, G., Abate, E., Gebreyes, W., Reynolds, M., Belay, E., Shiferaw, M., Nakazawa, Y., Velasco-Villa, A., 2021. Use of partial N-gene sequences as a tool to monitor progress on rabies control and elimination efforts in Ethiopia. Acta Trop. 221, 106022.

Churchyard, G., Cardenas, V., Chihota, V., Mngadi, K., Sebe, M., Brumskine, W., . . . Team, W. T. S. 2021. Annual Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy for Persons With HIV Infection: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med, 174(10), 1367-1376.

de Mesquita Souza Saraiva, M., Lim, K., do Monte, D.F.M., Givisiez, P.E.N., Alves, L.B.R., de Freitas Neto, O.C., Kariuki, S., Júnior, A.B., de Oliveira, C.J.B., Gebreyes, W.A., 2021. Antimicrobial resistance in the globalized food chain: a One Health perspective applied to the poultry industry. Brazilian J. Microbiol.

Fekadu, A., Oppenheim, C., Manyazewal, T., Nislow, C., Woldeamanuel, Y., Hailu, A., Belete, A., Wondimagegn, D., Hanlon, C., Gebremariam, T., Collins, A., Larson, C.J., Gebreyes, W., Aklilu, E., Muula, A.S., Mugus, S., Caffrey, C.R., Giday, M., Yimer, G., Davey, G., Medhin, G., Makonnen, E., 2021. Correction to: Understanding the key processes of excellence as a prerequisite to establishing academic centres of excellence in Africa (BMC Medical Education, (2021), 21, 1, (36), 10.1186/s12909-020-02471-0). BMC Med. Educ. 21, 1–10.

Gadisa, D.A., Wang, S.H., Yimer, G., 2021. The impact of ac and ac-t chemotherapy’s toxicities on quality of life among women with breast cancer in ethiopia: A prospective patient-reported outcomes study. Breast Cancer Targets Ther. 13, 107–132.

Hussen Mohammed, Lemessa Oljira, Kedir Teji Roba, Esther Ngadaya, Dagmawit Tesfaye, Tsegahun Manyazewal, G.Y., 2021. Impact of Early Chest Radiography on Delay in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Case Notification in Ethiopia. Int. J. Mycobacteriology 10, 364–372.

Kue, J., Bersani, A., Stevenson, K., Yimer, G., Wang, S.H., Gebreyes, W., Hazim, C., Westercamp, M., Omondi, M., Amare, B., Alebachew, G., Abubeker, R., Fentaw, S., Tigabu, E., Kirley, D., Vanderende, D., Bancroft, E., Gallagher, K.M., Kanter, T., Balada-Llasat, J.M., 2021. Standardizing clinical culture specimen collection in Ethiopia: a training‐of‐trainers. BMC Med. Educ. 21, 1–8.

Machalaba, C., Raufman, J., Anya, A., Berrian, A.M., Berthe, F.C.J., Gray, G.C., Jonas, O., Karesh, W.B., Larsen, M.H., Laxminarayan, R., Madoff, L.C., Martin, K., Mazet, J.A.K., Mumford, E., Parker, T., Pintea, L., Rostal, M.K., De castañeda, R.R., Vora, N.M., Wannous, C., Weiss, L.M., 2021. Applying a one health approach in global health and medicine: Enhancing involvement of medical schools and global health centers. Ann. Glob. Heal. 87, 1–11.

Ringler, S., Pieracci, E.G., Murphy, S., Deressa, A., Yassin Bushra, F., Kanter, T., Yimer, G., Orciari, L.A., Reynolds, M., Greenberg, L., 2021. Laboratory safety evaluation at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute, 2018-2019. J. Glob. Heal. Reports 2018–2019.

Rizzo, D. M., Lichtveld, M., Mazet, J. A. K., Togami, E., & Miller, S. A. 2021. Plant health and its effects on food safety and security in a One Health framework: four case studies. One Health Outlook, 3, 6.

Sidamo, T., Aklillu, E., 2021. Explorative Analysis of Treatment Outcomes of Levofloxacin- and Moxifloxacin-Based Regimens and Outcome Predictors in Ethiopian MDR-TB Patients : A Prospective Observational Cohort Study.

Yigzaw, W.B., Torrelles, J.B., Wang, S.H., Tessema, B., 2021. Magnitude of phenotypic and mtbdrplus line probe assay first-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance among tuberculosis patients; northwest Ethiopia. Infect. Drug Resist. 14, 497–505.

Yimer, G., Ekuadzi, E., Fasinu, P., de Melo, A. C., & Pillai, G. C. 2021. Traditional medicines for COVID-19: Perspectives from clinical pharmacologists. Br J Clin Pharmacol, 87(9), 3455-3458.

Yoak, A.J., Haile, A., O’Quin, J., Belu, M., Birhane, M., Bekele, M., Murphy, S., Medley, A., Vincent, E., Stewart, D., Shiferaw, M.L., Tafese, K., Garabed, R., Pieracci, E.G., 2021. Barriers and opportunities for canine rabies vaccination campaigns in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prev. Vet. Med. 187, 105256.

Beyene, T.J., Mourits, M., O’Quin, J., Leta, S., Baruch, J., Hogeveen, H., 2020. Policy Perspectives of Dog-Mediated Rabies Control in Resource-Limited Countries: The Ethiopian Situation. Front. Vet. Sci. 7, 1–6.

Chen, D., McKune, S. L., Singh, N., Yousuf Hassen, J., Gebreyes, W., Manary, M. J., . . . Havelaar, A. H. 2020. Campylobacter Colonization, Environmental Enteric Dysfunction, Stunting, and Associated Risk Factors Among Young Children in Rural Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study From the Campylobacter Genomics and Environmental Enteric Dysfunction (CAGED) Project. Front Public Health, 8, 615793.

Gadisa, D.A., Assefa, M., Tefera, G.M., Yimer, G., 2020. Patterns of Anthracycline-Based Chemotherapy-Induced Adverse Drug Reactions and Their Impact on Relative Dose Intensity among Women with Breast Cancer in Ethiopia: A Prospective Observational Study. J. Oncol. 2020, 1–12.

Gadisa, D.A., Assefa, M., Wang, S.H., Yimer, G., 2020. Toxicity profile of Doxorubicin-Cyclophosphamide and Doxorubicin-Cyclophosphamide followed by Paclitaxel regimen and its associated factors among women with breast cancer in Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study. J. Oncol. Pharm. Pract. 26, 1912–1920.

García, J.I., Meléndez, J., Álvarez, R., Mejía-Chew, C., Kelley, H. V., Sidiki, S., Castillo, A., Mazariegos, C., López-Téllez, C., Forno, D., Ayala, N., Balada-Llasat, J.M., Mejía-Villatoro, C.R., Wang, S.H., Torrelles, J.B., Ikeda, J., 2020. Accuracy of the tuberculosis point-of-care Alere determine lipoarabinomannan antigen diagnostic test using α-mannosidase treated and untreated urine in a cohort of people living with HIV in Guatemala. AIDS Res. Ther. 17, 1–12.

Gebreyes, W.A., Jackwood, D., de Oliveira, C.J.B., Lee, C.-W., Hoet, A.E., Thakur, S., 2020. Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Zoonotic and Livestock Diseases. Microbiol. Spectr. 8, 1–22.

Getaneh, Y., Getaneh, Y., Yizengaw, A., Adane, S., Zealiyas, K., Abate, Z., Eshetu, K., Lulseged, S., Desalegn, H., Yimer, G., Abate, E., 2020. Global Lessons and Potential Strategies in Combating COVID-19 Pandemic in Ethiopia: Systematic Review. Clin. Oncol. Res. 1–7.

Kalayu, A.A., Woldetsadik, D.A., Woldeamanuel, Y., Wang, S.H., Gebreyes, W.A., Teferi, T., 2020. Burden and antimicrobial resistance of S. aureus in dairy farms in Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia. BMC Vet. Res. 16, 1–8.

Kelley, H. V., Waibel, S.M., Sidiki, S., Tomatis-Souverbielle, C., Scordo, J.M., Hunt, W.G., Barr, N., Smith, R., Silwani, S.N., Averill, J.J., Baer, S., Hengesbach, J., Yildiz, V.O., Pan, X., Gebreyes, W.A., Balada-Llasat, J.M., Wang, S.H., Torrelles, J.B., 2020. Accuracy of Two Point-of-Care Tests for Rapid Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis at Animal Level using Non-Invasive Specimens. Sci. Rep. 10, 1–10.

Kirenga, B., Chakaya, J., Yimer, G., Nyale, G., Haile, T., Muttamba, W., Mugenyi, L., Katagira, W., Worodria, W., Aanyu-Tukamuhebwa, H., Lugogo, N., Joloba, M., Bekele, A., Makumbi, F., Green, C., De Jong, C., Kamya, M., Van Der Molen, T., 2020. Phenotypic characteristics and asthma severity in an East African cohort of adults and adolescents with asthma: Findings from the African severe asthma project. BMJ Open Respir. Res. 7, 1–9.

Kwizera, R., Wadda, V., Mugenyi, L., Aanyu-tukamuhebwa, H., Nyale, G., Yimer, G., Chakaya, J., De jong, C., Van der molen, T., Denning, D.W., Gore, R., Kirenga, B.J., 2020. Skin prick reactivity among asthmatics in East Africa. World Allergy Organ. J. 13, 100130.

Mohammed, H., Oljira, L., Roba, K.T., Ngadaya, E., Ajeme, T., Haile, T., Kidane, A., Manyazewal, T., Fekadu, A., Yimer, G., 2020. Burden of tuberculosis and challenges related to screening and diagnosis in Ethiopia. J. Clin. Tuberc. Other Mycobact. Dis. 19, 100158.

Mohammed, H., Oljira, L., Roba, K.T., Yimer, G., Fekadu, A., Manyazewal, T., 2020. Containment of COVID-19 in Ethiopia and implications for tuberculosis care and research. Infect. Dis. Poverty 9, 1–8.

Oruganti, P., Berrian, A., Root, E., Ndlovu, V., Mbhungele, P., Van Wyk, I., 2020. Gender and zoonotic pathogen risk in a resource-limited community at the livestock-wildlife interface, Mpumalanga, South Africa: a qualitative analysis. Lancet Glob. Heal. 8, S31.

Rollason, V., Mouterde, M., Daali, Y., Čížková, M., Priehodová, E., Kulichová, I., Posová, H., Petanová, J., Mulugeta, A., Makonnen, E., Al-Habsi, A., Davidson, R., Al-Balushi, K.K., Al-Thihli, K., Cerná, M., Al-Yahyaee, S., Černý, V., Yimer, G., Poloni, E.S., Desmeules, J., 2020. Safety of the Geneva Cocktail, a Cytochrome P450 and P-Glycoprotein Phenotyping Cocktail, in Healthy Volunteers from Three Different Geographic Origins. Drug Saf. 43, 1181–1189.

Saraiva, M.M.S., Moreira Filho, A.L.B., Vasconcelos, P.C., Nascimento, P. V., Azevedo, P.S., Freitas Neto, O.C., Givisiez, P.E.N., Gebreyes, W.A., Oliveira, C.J.B., 2020. Chemical treatment of poultry litter affects the conjugation of plasmid-mediated extended-spectrum beta-lactamase resistance genes in E. coli. J. Appl. Poult. Res. 29, 197–203.

Shibabaw, A., Gelaw, B., Gebreyes, W., Robinson, R., Wang, S.H., Tessema, B., 2020. The burden of pre-extensively and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis among MDR-TB patients in the Amhara region, Ethiopia. PLoS One 15, 1–13.

Shibabaw, A., Gelaw, B., Kelley, H. V., Tesfaye, E., Balada-Llasat, J.M., Evans, C.A., Torrelles, J.B., Wang, S.H., Tessema, B., 2020. MDR/XDR-TB Colour Test for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Northwest Ethiopia. Int. J. Infect. Dis. 90, 213–218.

Stevenson, K., Balada-Llasat, J.-M., Kue, J., Bersani, A., Yimer, G., Wang, S.-H., Gebreyes, W., Alebachew, G., Dinku, S.F., Abubeker, R., Seyoum, E., Hazim, C., Omondi, M., Kirley, D., Berhanu, A., Kanter, T., Gallagher, K., Bancroft, E., VanderEnde, D., Park, B.J., 2020. Training to Improve Clinical Specimen Collection and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Diagnostics and Surveillance in Ethiopia. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 41, s414–s414.

Yimer, G., Gebreyes, W., Havelaar, A., Yousuf, J., McKune, S., Mohammed, A., O’Mathúna, D., 2020. Community engagement and building trust to resolve ethical challenges during humanitarian crises: Experience from the CAGED study. Confl. Health 14, 10–15.

Delgado-Suárez, E.J., Ortíz-López, R., Gebreyes, W.A., Allard, M.W., Barona-Gómez, F., Rubio-Lozano, M.S., 2019. Genomic surveillance links livestock production with the emergence and spread of multi-drug resistant non-typhoidal Salmonella in Mexico. J. Microbiol. 57, 271–280.

Gadisa, D.A., Gebremariam, E.T., Ali, G.Y., 2019. Reliability and validity of Amharic version of EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-BR23 modules for assessing health-related quality of life among breast cancer patients in Ethiopia. Health Qual. Life Outcomes 17, 1–8.

García, J.I., Kelley, H. V., Meléndez, J., de León, R.A.A., Castillo, A., Sidiki, S., Yusoof, K.A., Nunes, E., Téllez, C.L., Mejía-Villatoro, C.R., Ikeda, J., García-Basteiro, A.L., Wang, S.H., Torrelles, J.B., 2019. Improved Alere Determine Lipoarabinomannan Antigen Detection Test for the Diagnosis of Human and Bovine Tuberculosis by Manipulating Urine and Milk. Sci. Rep. 9, 1–6.

Mekonnen, B., Mihret, A., Getahun, M., Hailu, T., Sidiki, S., Kelley, H. V., Scordo, J.M., Hunt, W.G., Pan, X., Balada-Llasat, J.M., Gebreyes, W., Evans, C.A., Aseffa, A., Torrelles, J.B., Wang, S.H., Abebe, T., 2019. Evaluation of the tuberculosis culture color plate test for rapid detection of drug susceptible and drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a resource-limited setting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. PLoS One 14, 1–14.

Shibabaw, A., Gelaw, B., Kelley, H., Balada-Llasat, J.M., Evans, C., Wang, S.H., Torrelles, J.B., Tessema, B., 2019. Accuracy of the color plate micro-colony detection for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in Northwest Ethiopia. Tuberculosis 114, 54–60.

Zewude, A., Mohammed, T., Terfassa, L., Hunt, W.G., Pan, X., Balada-Llasat, J.M., Gebreyes, W., Torrelles, J.B., Wang, S.H., Ameni, G., 2019. Evaluation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoarabinomannan antigen assay and rapid serology blood test for the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia. BMC Vet. Res. 15, 1–8.

Delgado-Suárez, E.J., Selem-Mojica, N., Ortiz-López, R., Gebreyes, W.A., Allard, M.W., Barona-Gómez, F., Rubio-Lozano, M.S., 2018. Whole genome sequencing reveals widespread distribution of typhoidal toxin genes and VirB/D4 plasmids in bovine-associated nontyphoidal Salmonella. Sci. Rep. 8, 1–14.

Eguale, T., Asrat, D., Alemayehu, H., Nana, I., Gebreyes, W.A., Gunn, J.S., Engidawork, E., 2018. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of temporally related nontyphoidal Salmonella strains isolated from humans and food animals in central Ethiopia. Zoonoses Public Health 65, 766–776.

Moura, G.S., Gebreyes, W.A., Marques, M.F.S., Stipp, D.T., Souza, F.N., Da Costa, L.B., Oliveira, C.J.B., 2018. Short communication: Occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci in dairy goat herds in Ohio, United States. J. Dairy Sci. 101, 7804–7807.

Saraiva, M.M., De Leon, C.M., Santos, S.C., Stipp, D.T., Souza, M.M., Santos Filho, L., Gebreyes, W.A., Oliveira, C.J., 2018. Accuracy of PCR targeting different markers for Staphylococcus aureus identification: a comparative study using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry as the gold standard. J. Vet. Diagnostic Investig. 30, 252–255.

Saraiva, M.M.S., Moreira Filho, A.L.B., Freitas Neto, O.C., Silva, N.M.V., Givisiez, P.E.N., Gebreyes, W.A., Oliveira, C.J.B., 2018. Off-label use of ceftiofur in one-day chicks triggers a short-term increase of ESBL-producing E. Coli in the gut. PLoS One 13, 1–9.

Shibabaw, A., Gelaw, B., Wang, S.H., Tessema, B., 2018. Time to sputum smear and culture conversions in multidrug resistant tuberculosis at University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. PLoS One 13, 1–15.

Eguale, T., Birungi, J., Asrat, D., Njahira, M.N., Njuguna, J., Gebreyes, W.A., Gunn, J.S., Djikeng, A., Engidawork, E., 2017. Genetic markers associated with resistance to beta-lactam and quinolone antimicrobials in non-typhoidal Salmonella isolates from humans and animals in central Ethiopia. Antimicrob. Resist. Infect. Control 6, 1–10.

Eguale, T., Engidawork, E., Gebreyes, W.A., Asrat, D., Alemayehu, H., Medhin, G., Johnson, R.P., Gunn, J.S., 2016. Fecal prevalence, serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonellae in dairy cattle in central Ethiopia. BMC Microbiol. 16, 1–11.

Lira, M.C., Givisiez, P.E.N., de Sousa, F.G.C., Magnani, M., de Souza, E.L., Spricigo, D.A., Gebreyes, W.A., de Oliveira, C.J.B., 2016. Biofilm-forming and antimicrobial resistance traits of staphylococci isolated from goat dairy plants. J. Infect. Dev. Ctries. 10, 932–938.

Seyoum, E.T., Mekonene, T.K., Woldetsadik, D.A., Zewudie, B.M., Gebreyes, W.A., 2016. Enterotoxin gene profile of staphylococcus aureus isolates recovered from bovine milk produced in central Ethiopia. J. Infect. Dev. Ctries. 10, 138–142.

Sisay, Z., Djikeng, A., Berhe, N., Belay, G., Gebreyes, W., Abegaz, W.E., Njahira, M.N., Wang, Q.H., Saif, L.J., 2016. Prevalence and molecular characterization of human noroviruses and sapoviruses in Ethiopia. Arch. Virol. 161, 2169–2182.

O’Shaughnessy, R.A., Habing, G.G., Gebreyes, W.A., Bowman, A.S., Weese, J.S., Rousseau, J., Stull, J.W., 2019. Clostridioides difficile on Ohio swine farms (2015): A comparison of swine and human environments and assessment of on-farm risk factors. Zoonoses Public Health 66, 861–870.