Publications

B Kone, YS Sarro, B Baya, D Dabitao, N  Coulibaly, M Wague, B Diarra, O Guindo, M Sanogo, ACG Togo, A Kone, D Goita, S Diabate, O Kodio, M Belson, S Dao, S Orsega, RL Murphy, S Diallo, S Doumbia, SSiddiqui, M Maiga. Diagnostic Performances of Three Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Detecting HIV Infections in Mali. Infectious Diseases Diagnosis & Treatment 2020.

Sarro YDS, Kodio O, Kumar A, Diarra B, Baya B, Diabate S, Kone B, Sanogo F, Tolofoudie M, Somboro A, Coulibaly G, Degoga B, Kone M, Dembele BP, Camara I, Sanogo M, Togo AC, Coulibaly N, Diallo F, Dembele E, Diakite B, Doumbia S, Popoola OP, Diallo S, Holl J, Achenbach CJ, Murphy RL, McFall S, Maiga M. Use of sodium dodecyl sulfate to improve tuberculosis sputum smear microscopy. Glob Health Innov. 2019

Togo J, Maiga AI, Sylla M, Kone B, Dolo O, Traore FT, Sangare SA, Maiga M, Diallo S, Murphy R, Calvez V, Marcelin AG. Evaluation of Two HIV Rapid Diagnostic Tests in a Context of Strains' Genetic Diversity in Mali. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2019

Carleton PF, Schachter S, Lash TB, Chen J, Merchak T, Brand O, Buchholz B, Gaydos C, Lam W, Manabe Y, Martin G, McFall S, McManus D, Murphy R, Parrish J. Point-of-Care Technology Research Network: An evolving model for collaborative translational research in biomedical engineering, Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering, 2019

McFall SM, Maiga M, Glucksberg M, Palamountain KL, Achenbach CJ, Povlich LK, Lash TB, Murphy RL. C-THAN: A new research center for the development of point-of-care technology for HIV/AIDS. Glob Health Innov. 2019

Reeve, R.  McFall, S.M., Song, R., Warren, R., Steingart, K.R., and G. Theron. 2018. Systematic review: Commercial products for preserving clinical specimens for the diagnosis of tuberculosis or drug-resistant tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 22(7):741-753.

Sarro, YDS, Kone, B, Diarra, B, Kumar, A, Kodio, O, Fofana, DB, Achenbach, CJ, Beavogui, AH, Seydi, M, Holl, JL, Taiwo, B, Diallo, S, Doumbia, S, Murphy, RL, McFall, SM and M Maiga. 2018. Simultaneous diagnosis of tuberculous and nontuberculous mycobacterial diseases: Time for a better patient management. Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 3(3): 1-4. doi: 10.15761/CMID.1000144

McFall, SM, Maiga, M, Glucksberg, M, Achenbach, CJ, Palamountain, KP, and RL Murphy. 2019. Supporting Diagnosis and Management of HIV/AIDS Patients Through Point-of-Care Technology Development, Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering.  

Doerfler, M., Truitt, K., Fisher, M.J., Theron, G. and S.M. McFall, 2018. A novel collection cup for tuberculosis sputum in South Africa: engineering design and user testing considerations. Global Health Innovation. 

Butzler, M.A., Reed, J.L.,  McFall, S.M. 2017.  A simple and rapid DNA extraction method for Chlamydia trachomatis detection from urogenital swabs. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.08.007.

Neto, M.F., Butzler, M.A., Reed, J.L., Rui, X., Fisher, M.F., Kelso, D.M. McFall, S.M. 2017. Immiscible Phase Filter Extraction and Equivalent Amplification of Genotypes 1-6 of Hepatitis C RNA:  the Building Blocks for Point-of-Care Diagnosis. Journal of Virological Methods. 248:107-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.06.016.

Reed, J.L., Basu, D., Butzler, M.A., McFall, S.M. 2017. XtracTB Assay, a Mycobacterium tuberculosis molecular screening test with sensitivity approaching culture. Scientific Reports. 7(1):3653.

Fisher M., Dolby T., Surtie, S., Omar, G., Hapeela, N., Basu, D., DeWalt, A., Kelso, D., Nichol, M.,  McFall, S. 2017.  Improved method for collection of sputum for Tuberculosis testing to ensure adequate sample volumes for molecular diagnostic testing. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 135:35-40. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2017.01.011

Reed, J., Walker, Z., Basu, D., Allen, V., Nicol, M., Kelso, D., McFall, S.M. 2016. Highly sensitive sequence specific qPCR detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory specimens Tuberculosis. 101:114-124.

Neto, M.F., Nguyen, Q.H., Marsili, J., McFall, S.M., Voisine, C.M. 2016. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans displays a chemotaxis behavior to tuberculosis-specific odorants. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. Volume: 44–49.

McFall, S.M., Neto, M., Reed, J., Wagner, R, 2016. Filtration Isolation of Nucleic Acids: A Simple and Rapid DNA Extraction Method. Journal of Visual Experimentation. Aug 6;(114). doi: 10.3791/54289.

Maiers, T.J., Gous, N., Nduna, M., McFall, S.M., Kelso, D.M., Fisher, M.J., Palamountain, K.M., Scott, L.E., Stevens, W.S. 2015.  An investigation of fingerstick blood collection for point-of-care HIV-1 viral load monitoring in South Africa. South African Medical Journal. 105:228-231.

McFall, S., Wagner, R., Jangam, S., Yamada, D., Hardie, D., Kelso, D. 2015. A simple and rapid DNA extraction method from whole blood for highly sensitive detection and quantitation of HIV-1 proviral DNA by real-time PCR. Journal of Virological Methods. 214:37-42.

Pho, M.T., Deo, S., Palamountain, K.M., Joloba, M.L., Bajunirwe, F., Katamba, A. 2015.  Optimizing Tuberculosis Case Detection through a Novel Diagnostic Device Placement Model: The Case of Uganda. PLOS One. 10(4):e0122574. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122574. eCollection 2015.

Nabatiyan, A., Parpia, Z.A., Elghanian, R. & Kelso, D.M. 2010. Membrane-Based Plasma Collection Device for Point-of-Care HIV DiagnosisJournal of Virological Methods. 173(1):37-42.

Parpia, Z.A., Elghanian, R., Nabatiyan, A., Hardie, D.R., & Kelso, D.M. 2010. p24 Antigen Rapid Test for Diagnosis of Acute Pediatric HIV Infection. Journal of AIDS 55:413-419. 

Sur K, McFall S.M., Yeh E.T., Jangam S.R., Hayden M.A., Stroupe S.D., Kelso D.M. 2010. Immiscible phase nucleic acid purification eliminates PCR inhibitors with a single pass of paramagnetic particles through a hydrophobic liquid.  J. Molec Diag. 12:620-628.

Palamountain K.M., Stewart K.A., Krauss A., Kelso D.M., Diermeier D. 2010. University leadership for innovation in global health and HIV/AIDS diagnostics. Glob Public Health. 5:189-96.

Parpia Z.A., Kelso D.M. 2010. Empirically optimized flow cytometric immunoassay validates ambient analyte theory.  Anal Biochem. 401:1-6.

Puren A., Gerlach J.L., Weigl B.H., Kelso D.M., Domingo G.J. 2010. Laboratory Operations, Specimen Processing, and Handling for Viral Load Testing and SurveillanceJ Infectious Diseases 201:8 Suppl, S27-36.

Jangam S.R., Yamada D.H., McFall S.M., Kelso D.M. 2009. Rapid, Point-of-Care Extraction of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Proviral DNA from Whole Blood for Detection by Real-Time PCR.  Journal of Clinical Microbiology 47:2363-2368.