Professor Peter MacPherson

  • Clinical Professor / Honorary Consultant (Public Health)

Biography

I am an academic public health physician, specialising in the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases. I have substantial clinical and research experience in global health, and am undertaking a number of studies investigating approaches to improving HIV and TB case-finding, treatment delivery and prevention.

Research interests

Infectious disease, HIV, tuberculosis, alcohol use, injury and road traffic accidents

Publications

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Number of items: 117.

2024

Ashton, P. M. et al. (2024) Evaluating the relationship between ciprofloxacin prescription and non-susceptibility in Salmonella Typhi in Blantyre, Malawi: an observational study. Lancet Microbe, (doi: 10.1016/S2666-5247(23)00327-0) (Early Online Publication)

MacPherson, P. , Shaunabe, K., Phiri, M. D., Rickman, H. M., Horton, K. C., Feasey, H. R.A., Corbett, E. L., Burke, R. M. and Rangaka, M. X. (2024) Community-based active-case finding for tuberculosis: navigating a complex minefield. BMC Global and Public Health, (Accepted for Publication)

Chirombo, J., Majamanda, A., Gunsaru, V., Yosefe, S., Ozituosauka, W., Mchoma, C., Morroni, C., Chipeta, E., MacPherson, P. and Freyne, B. (2024) The prevalence of gestational syphilis in Malawi between 2014 and 2022: spatiotemporal modeling of population-level factors. Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1242870. (doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1242870)

2023

Cresswell, J. et al. (2023) Early user perspectives on using computer-aided detection software for interpreting chest X-ray images to enhance access and quality of care for persons with tuberculosis. BMC Global and Public Health, 1, 30. (doi: 10.1186/s44263-023-00033-2)

Feasey, H. R.A. et al. (2023) Impact of active case-finding for tuberculosis on case-notifications in Blantyre, Malawi: A community-based cluster-randomised trial (SCALE). PLoS Global Public Health, 3(12), e0002683. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0002683) (PMID:38051717) (PMCID:PMC10697577)

Thorburn Gray, A. et al. (2023) Treatment for radiographically active, sputum culture-negative pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE, 18(11), e0293535. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0293535) (PMID:37972202)

Carter, N., Webb, E. L., Lebina, L., Motsomi, K. W., Bosch, Z., Martinson, N. A. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Prevalence of subclinical pulmonary tuberculosis and its association with HIV in household contacts of index tuberculosis patients in two South African provinces: a secondary, cross-sectional analysis of a cluster-randomised trial. BMC Global and Public Health, 1, 21. (doi: 10.1186/s44263-023-00022-5)

Feasey, H. R.A. et al. (2023) Prevalence of bacteriologically-confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in urban Blantyre, Malawi 2019-20: substantial decline compared to 2013-14 national survey. PLoS Global Public Health, 3(10), e0001911. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001911) (PMID:37862284) (PMCID:PMC10588852)

Savage, H., Rickman, H. M., Burke, R. M., Odland, M. L., Savio, M., Ringwald, B., Cuevas, L. E. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Accuracy of upper respiratory tract samples to diagnose Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Microbe, 4(10), e811-e821. (doi: 10.1016/S2666-5247(23)00190-8) (PMID:37714173) (PMCID:PMC10547599)

Nightingale, E. S. et al. (2023) Community-level variation in TB testing history: analysis of a prevalence survey in Blantyre, Malawi. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, (Accepted for Publication)

Schade, A. T., Sabawo, M., Nyamulani, N., Mpanga, C. C., Ngoie, L. B., Metcalfe, A. J., Lalloo, D. G., Madan, J. J., Harrison, W. J. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Functional outcomes and quality of life at 1-year follow-up after an open tibia fracture in Malawi: a multicentre, prospective cohort study. Lancet Global Health, (doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00346-7) (In Press)

MacPherson, E. E., Mankhomwa, J., Dixon, J., Pongolani, R., Phiri, M., Feasey, N., O’Byrne, T., Tolhurst, R. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Household antibiotic use in Malawi: a cross-sectional survey from urban and peri-urban Blantyre. PLoS Global Public Health, 3(8), e0001946. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001946) (PMID:37566572) (PMCID:PMC10420364)

Burke, R. M. et al. (2023) Impact of community-wide tuberculosis active case finding and Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing on tuberculosis trends in Malawi. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 77(1), pp. 94-100. (doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad238) (PMID:37099318) (PMCID:PMC10320183)

Kangogo, G., Conserve, D. F., Kayuni, S., Kumwenda, M. K., Dovel, K. L., Chirombo, J., MacPherson, P. , Corbett, E. L., Butterworth, A. and Choko, A. T. (2023) Correlates of prior HIV testing and schistosomiasis treatment: baseline survey findings from the “creating demand for fishermen’s schistosomiasis HIV services” (FISH) cluster-randomized trial in Mangochi, Malawi. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 17(5), e0010654. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010654) (PMID:37141380) (PMCID:PMC10187898)

Divala, T. H. et al. (2023) Trial-of-antibiotics to assist tuberculosis diagnosis in symptomatic adults in Malawi (ACT-TB study): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Global Health, 11(4), e556-e565. (doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00052-9) (PMID:36925176) (PMCID:PMC10030459)

Dodd, P. J., Shaweno, D., Ku, C.-C., Glaziou, P., Pretorius, C., Hayes, R. J., MacPherson, P. , Cohen, T. and Ayles, H. (2023) Transmission modeling to infer tuberculosis incidence prevalence and mortality in settings with generalized HIV epidemics. Nature Communications, 14, 1639. (doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-37314-1) (PMID:36964130) (PMCID:PMC10037365)

Graham, S. M., Maqungo, S., Laubscher, M., Ferreira, N., Held, M., Harrison, W. J., Simpson, A. H., MacPherson, P. and Lalloo, D. G. (2023) Is human immunodeficiency virus a risk factor for the development of nonunion?—a case–control study. OTA International, 6(2), (doi: 10.1097/OI9.0000000000000251) (PMID:37780185) (PMCID:PMC10538559)

Burke, R. M., Twabi, H. H., Johnston, C., Nliwasa, M., Gupta-Wright, A., Fielding, K., Ford, N., MacPherson, P. and Corbett, E. L. (2023) Interventions to reduce deaths in people living with HIV admitted to hospital in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. PLoS Global Public Health, 3(2), e0001557. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001557) (PMID:36963024) (PMCID:PMC10022356)

Schade, A.T. et al. (2023) Implementation of an open fracture quality improvement intervention to improve functional outcomes following an open tibia fracture in Malawi: results of a pre-post evaluation. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, (Accepted for Publication)

Mukoka, M. et al. (2023) Utility of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and digital chest radiography for the diagnosis and treatment of TB in people living with HIV: a randomised controlled trial (XACT-TB). Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 117(1), pp. 28-37. (doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trac079) (PMID:35963826) (PMCID:PMC9808509)

2022

Majumdar, S. et al. (2022) Accuracy of computer-aided chest X-ray in community-based tuberculosis screening: lessons from the 2016 Kenya National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey. PLoS Global Public Health, 2(11), e0001272. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001272) (PMID:36962655) (PMCID:PMC10022380)

Finn McQuaid, C., Henrion, M. Y.R., Burke, R. M., MacPherson, P. , Nzawa-Soko, R. and Horton, K. C. (2022) Inequalities in the impact of COVID-19-associated disruptions on tuberculosis diagnosis by age and sex in 45 high TB burden countries. BMC Medicine, 20(1), 432. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-022-02624-6) (PMID:36372899) (PMCID:PMC9660190)

Rickman, H. M., Kamchedzera, W., Schwalb, A., Phiri, M. D., Ruhwald, M., Shanaube, K., Dodd, P. J., Houben, R. M. G. J., Corbett, E. L. and MacPherson, P. (2022) Know your tuberculosis epidemic–is it time to add Mycobacterium tuberculosis immunoreactivity back into global surveillance? PLoS Global Public Health, 2(10), e0001208. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001208) (PMID:36962621) (PMCID:PMC10021854)

Kaswaswa, K. et al. (2022) Effect of patient-delivered household contact tracing and prevention for tuberculosis: a household cluster-randomised trial in Malawi. PLoS ONE, 17(9), e0269219. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0269219) (PMID:36074775) (PMCID:PMC9455850)

Martinson, N. A. et al. (2022) Household contact tracing with intensified tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus screening in South Africa: a cluster-randomized trial. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 75(5), pp. 849-856. (doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab1047) (PMID:34950944) (PMCID:PMC9477445)

Thindwa, D. et al. (2022) Social mixing patterns relevant to infectious diseases spread by close contact in urban Blantyre, Malawi. Epidemics, 40, 100590. (doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2022.100590) (PMID:35691100) (PMCID:PMC9176177)

Savage, H. R., Finch, L., Body, R., Watkins, R. L., Hayward, G., Cook, E., Cubas-Atienzar, A. I., Cuevas, L. E., MacPherson, P. and Adams, E. R. (2022) A prospective diagnostic evaluation of accuracy of self-taken and healthcare worker-taken swabs for rapid COVID-19 testing. PLoS ONE, 17(6), e0270715. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0270715) (PMID:35771760) (PMCID:PMC9246218)

Fenner, L. et al. (2022) Neighbourhood prevalence-to-notification ratios for adult bacteriologically-confirmed tuberculosis reveals hotspots of underdiagnosis in Blantyre, Malawi. PLoS ONE, 17(5), e0268749. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268749) (PMID:35605004) (PMCID:PMC9126376)

Divala, T. H., Lewis, J., Bulterys, M. A., Lutje, V., Corbett, E. L., Schumacher, S. G. and MacPherson, P. (2022) Missed opportunities for diagnosis and treatment in patients with TB symptoms: a systematic review. Public Health Action, 12(1), pp. 10-17. (doi: 10.5588/pha.21.0022) (PMID:35317535) (PMCID:PMC8908873)

Burke, R. M. et al. (2022) Design and protocol for a cluster randomised trial of enhanced diagnostics for tuberculosis screening among people living with HIV in hospital in Malawi (CASTLE study). PLoS ONE, 17(1), e0261877. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261877) (PMID:35007306) (PMCID:PMC8746787)

Alba, S. et al. (2022) TB hackathon: development and comparison of five models to predict subnational tuberculosis prevalence in Pakistan. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 7(1), 13. (doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed7010013) (PMID:35051129) (PMCID:PMC8780063)

Burke, R. M., Rickman, H. M., Singh, V., Kalua, T., Labhardt, N. D., Hosseinipour, M., Wilkinson, R. J. and MacPherson, P. (2022) Same‐day antiretroviral therapy initiation for people living with HIV who have tuberculosis symptoms: a systematic review. HIV Medicine, 23(1), pp. 4-15. (doi: 10.1111/hiv.13169) (PMID:34528368)

2021

Feasey, H. R.A. et al. (2021) Do community-based active case-finding interventions have indirect impacts on wider TB case detection and determinants of subsequent TB testing behaviour? A systematic review. PLoS Global Public Health, 1(12), e0000088. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000088) (PMID:36962123) (PMCID:PMC10021508)

Jane Bates, M. et al. (2021) Palliative care and catastrophic costs in Malawi after a diagnosis of advanced cancer: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Global Health, 9(12), e1750-e1757. (doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00408-3) (PMID:34756183) (PMCID:PMC8600125)

Moyo, M., Lebina, L., Milovanovic, M., MacPherson, P. , Michel, A. and Martinson, N. (2021) Tuberculosis patients at the human-animal interface: potential zooanthroponotic and zoonotic transmission. One Health, 13, 100319. (doi: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2021.100319) (PMID:34504938) (PMCID:PMC8417387)

Ku, C.-C., MacPherson, P. , Khundi, M., Nzawa Soko, R. H., Feasey, H. R. A., Nliwasa, M., Horton, K. C., Corbett, E. L. and Dodd, P. J. (2021) Durations of asymptomatic, symptomatic, and care-seeking phases of tuberculosis disease with a Bayesian analysis of prevalence survey and notification data. BMC Medicine, 19, 298. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-021-02128-9) (PMID:34753468) (PMCID:PMC8579670)

Burke, R. M. et al. (2021) Incidence of HIV-positive admission and inpatient mortality in Malawi (2012-2019). AIDS, 35(13), pp. 2191-2199. (doi: 10.1097/qad.0000000000003006) (PMID:34172671) (PMCID:PMC7611991)

Twabi, H. H., Semphere, R., Mukoka, M., Chiume, L., Nzawa, R., Feasey, H. R.A., Lipenga, T., MacPherson, P. , Corbett, E. L. and Nliwasa, M. (2021) Pattern of abnormalities amongst chest X‐rays of adults undergoing computer‐assisted digital chest X‐ray screening for tuberculosis in Peri‐Urban Blantyre, Malawi: a cross‐sectional study. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 26(11), pp. 1427-1437. (doi: 10.1111/tmi.13658) (PMID:34297430)

Telisinghe, L. et al. (2021) Does tuberculosis screening improve individual outcomes? A systematic review. EClinicalMedicine, 40, 101127. (doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.101127) (PMID:34604724) (PMCID:PMC8473670)

Schade, A. T., Nyamulani, N., Banza, L. N., Metcalfe, A. J., Leather, A., Madan, J. J., Lallloo, D. G., Harrison, W. J., MacPherson, P. and Thomas, S. A. (2021) Protocol for a prospective cohort study of open tibia fractures in Malawi with a nested implementation of open fracture guidelines. Wellcome Open Research, 6, 228. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.17145.1) (PMID:35505977) (PMCID:PMC9034175)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2021) Computer-aided X-ray screening for tuberculosis and HIV testing among adults with cough in Malawi (the PROSPECT study): a randomised trial and cost-effectiveness analysis. PLoS Medicine, 18(9), e1003752. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003752) (PMID:34499665) (PMCID:PMC8459969)

Graham, S. M., Maqungo, S., Laubscher, M., Ferreira, N., Held, M., Harrison, W. J., Simpson, A. H., MacPherson, P. and Lalloo, D. G. (2021) Fracture healing in patients with HIV in South Africa: a prospective cohort study. JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 87(5), pp. 1214-1220. (doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002720) (PMID:33990496) (PMCID:PMC8263144)

Schade, A. T., Mbowuwa, F., Chidothi, P., MacPherson, P. , Graham, S. M., Martin, C., Harrison, W. J. and Chokotho, L. (2021) Epidemiology of fractures and their treatment in Malawi: results of a multicentre prospective registry study to guide orthopaedic care planning. PLoS ONE, 16(8), e0255052. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255052) (PMID:34347803) (PMCID:PMC8336825)

Burke, R. M., Rickman, H. M., Singh, V., Corbett, E. L., Ayles, H., Jahn, A., Hosseinipour, M. C., Wilkinson, R. J. and MacPherson, P. (2021) What is the optimum time to start antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV and tuberculosis coinfection? A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24(7), e25772. (doi: 10.1002/jia2.25772) (PMID:34289243) (PMCID:PMC8294654)

Khundi, M., Carpenter, J. R., Nliwasa, M., Cohen, T., Corbett, E. L. and MacPherson, P. (2021) Effectiveness of spatially targeted interventions for control of HIV, tuberculosis, leprosy and malaria: a systematic review. BMJ Open, 11, e044715. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044715) (PMID:34257091) (PMCID:PMC8278879)

Nzawa Soko, R. et al. (2021) Effects of coronavirus disease pandemic on tuberculosis notifications, Malawi. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 27(7), pp. 1831-1839. (doi: 10.3201/eid2707.210557) (PMID:34152962) (PMCID:PMC8237899)

Phiri, M. M., Makepeace, E., Nyali, M., Kumwenda, M., Corbett, E., Fielding, K., Choko, A., MacPherson, P. and MacPherson, E. E. (2021) Improving pathways to care through interventions cocreated with communities: a qualitative investigation of men’s barriers to tuberculosis care-seeking in an informal settlement in Blantyre, Malawi. BMJ Open, 11(6), e044944. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044944) (PMID:34193484) (PMCID:PMC8246363)

Kamchedzera, W., Maheswaran, H., Squire, S. B., Joekes, E., Pai, M., Nliwasa, M., Lalloo, D. G., Webb, E. L., Corbett, E. L. and MacPherson, P. (2021) Economic costs of accessing tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic services in Malawi: an analysis of patient costs from a randomised controlled trial of computer-aided chest x-ray interpretation. Wellcome Open Research, 6, 153. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16683.1)

Morton, B. et al. (2021) Distinct clinical and immunological profiles of patients with evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in sub-Saharan Africa. Nature Communications, 12, 3554. (doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23267-w) (PMID:34117221) (PMCID:PMC8196064)

Mungai, B. N. et al. (2021) 'If not TB, what could it be?' Chest X-ray findings from the 2016 Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey. Thorax, 76(6), pp. 607-614. (doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-216123) (PMID:33504563) (PMCID:PMC8223623)

Wingdield, T., Karmadwala, F., MacPherson, P. , Millington, K. A., Walker, N. F., Cuevas, L. E. and Squire, S. B. (2021) Challenges and opportunities to end tuberculosis in the COVID-19 era. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 9(6), pp. 556-558. (doi: 10.1016/s2213-2600(21)00161-2) (PMID:33773121) (PMCID:PMC7988354)

Burke, R. M. et al. (2021) Community-based active case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: a systematic review. Lancet Public Health, 6(5), e283-e299. (doi: 10.1016/s2468-2667(21)00033-5) (PMID:33765456) (PMCID:PMC8082281)

Sohn, H., Sweeney, S., Mudzengi, D., Creswell, J., Menzies, N.A., Fox, G.J., MacPherson, P. and Dowdy, D.W. (2021) Determining the value of TB active case-finding: current evidence and methodological considerations. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 25(3), pp. 171-181. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.20.0565) (PMID:33688805) (PMCID:PMC9333998)

Kirolos, A., Thindwa, D., Khundi, M., Burke, R. M., Henrion, M. Y.R., Nakamura, I., Divala, T. H., Nilwasa, M., Corbett, E. L. and MacPherson, P. (2021) Tuberculosis case notifications in Malawi have strong seasonal and weather-related trends. Scientific Reports, 11, 4621. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-84124-w) (PMID:33633272) (PMCID:PMC7907065)

Feasey, H. R.A. et al. (2021) Tuberculosis diagnosis cascade in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 21, 178. (doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-05860-y) (PMID:33588804) (PMCID:PMC7883960)

MacPherson, P. , Williams, C. M., Burke, R. M., Barer, M. R. and Esmail, H. (2021) Before the whistle blows: developing new paradigms in tuberculosis screening to maximise benefit and minimise harm. Wellcome Open Research, 6, 8. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16506.1)

Khundi, M., MacPherson, P. , Feasey, H. R. A., Nzawa Soko, R., Nliwasa, M., Corbett, E. L. and Carpenter, J. R. (2021) Clinical, health systems and neighbourhood determinants of tuberculosis case fatality in urban Blantyre, Malawi: a multilevel epidemiological analysis of enhanced surveillance data. Epidemiology and Infection, 149, e198. (doi: 10.1017/S0950268821001862) (PMCID:PMC8414598)

2020

Mair, L. et al. (2020) Provider-initiated HIV testing and TB screening in the era of universal coverage: are the right people being reached? A cohort study in Blantyre, Malawi. PLoS ONE, 15(8), e0236407. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236407) (PMID:32790669) (PMCID:PMC7425889)

Yates, T. A., Cooke, G. S. and MacPherson, P. (2020) Rational use of SARS-CoV-2 polymerase chain reaction tests within institutions caring for the vulnerable. F1000Research, 9, 671. (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.24872.1) (PMID:32968484) (PMCID:PMC7489272)

Choko, A. T. et al. (2020) Measuring linkage to HIV treatment services following HIV self‐testing in low‐income settings. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23(6), e25548. (doi: 10.1002/jia2.25548) (PMID:32579759) (PMCID:PMC7314400)

Wingfield, T., Cuevas, L. E., MacPherson, P. , Millington, K. A. and Squire, S. B. (2020) Tackling two pandemics: a plea on World Tuberculosis Day. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 8(6), pp. 536-538. (doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30151-X) (PMID:32220280) (PMCID:PMC7118542)

Johnson, C. et al. (2020) Use and awareness of and willingness to self-test for HIV: an analysis of cross-sectional population-based surveys in Malawi and Zimbabwe. BMC Public Health, 20(1), 779. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08855-7) (PMID:32450840) (PMCID:PMC7249304)

Divala, T., Burke, R. M., Ndeketa, L., Corbett, E. L. and MacPherson, P. (2020) Africa faces difficult choices in responding to COVID-19. Lancet, 395(10237), p. 1611. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31056-4) (PMID:32405104) (PMCID:PMC7217642)

Divala, T. H. et al. (2020) Accuracy and consequences of usingtrial-of-antibioticsfor TB diagnosis (ACT-TB study): protocol for a randomised controlled clinical trial. BMJ Open, 10(3), e033999. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033999) (PMID:32217561) (PMCID:PMC7170647)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2020) Prevalence and risk factors for latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts of index cases in two South African provinces: analysis of baseline data from a cluster-randomised trial. PLoS ONE, 15(3), e0230376. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230376) (PMID:32182274) (PMCID:PMC7077873)

Meghji, J. et al. (2020) Patient outcomes associated with post-tuberculosis lung damage in Malawi: a prospective cohort study. Thorax, 75(3), pp. 269-278. (doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-213808) (PMID:32102951) (PMCID:PMC7063395)

Bates, M. J., Muula, A., Gordon, S. B., Henrion, M. Y.R., Tomeny, E., MacPherson, P. , Squire, B. and Niessen, L. (2020) Study protocol for a single-centre observational study of household wellbeing and poverty status following a diagnosis of advanced cancer in Blantyre, Malawi - ‘Safeguarding the Family’ study. Wellcome Open Research, 5, p. 2. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15633.2) (PMID:32161817) (PMCID:PMC7047920)

2019

Nathavitharana, R. R. et al. (2019) Guidance for studies evaluating the accuracy of tuberculosis triage tests. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 220(3), S116-S125. (doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz243) (PMID:31593600) (PMCID:PMC6782021)

MacPherson, P. , Webb, E. L., Variava, E., Lala, S. G., Milovanovic, M., Ratsela, A., Lebina, L., Kinghorn, A. and Martinson, N. A. (2019) Intensified household contact tracing, prevention and treatment support versus enhanced standard of care for contacts of tuberculosis cases in South Africa: study protocol for a household cluster-randomised trial. BMC Infectious Diseases, 19, 839. (doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4502-5) (PMID:31606032) (PMCID:PMC6790042)

Watson, V. et al. (2019) Re‐reading of OraQuick HIV ‐1/2 rapid antibody test results: quality assurance implications for HIV self‐testing programmes. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 22(S1), e25234. (doi: 10.1002/jia2.25234) (PMID:30907514) (PMCID:PMC6432491)

Wingfield, T., MacPherson, P. , Sodha, P., Tucker, A., Mithoo, J., Squire, S. B. and Cleary, P. (2019) Contacts of underserved tuberculosis patients have higher odds of TB disease in North West England: a cohort study. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 23(3), pp. 337-343. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0467) (PMID:30871665) (PMCID:PMC6421945)

Yoon, C., Dowdy, D. W., Esmail, H., MacPherson, P. and Schumacher, S. G. (2019) Screening for tuberculosis: time to move beyond symptoms. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 7(3), pp. 202-204. (doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(19)30039-6) (PMID:30823972) (PMCID:PMC6421130)

MacPherson, P. , Khundi, M., Nliwasa, M., Choko, A. T., Phiri, V. K., Webb, E. L., Dodd, P. J., Cohen, T., Harris, R. and Corbett, E. L. (2019) Disparities in access to diagnosis and care in Blantyre, Malawi, identified through enhanced tuberculosis surveillance and spatial analysis. BMC Medicine, 17, 21. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-019-1260-6) (PMID:30691470) (PMCID:PMC6350280)

2018

MacPherson, P. , Webb, E. L., Lalloo, D. G., Nliwasa, M., Maheswaran, H., Joekes, E., Phiri, D., Squire, B., Pai, M. and Corbett, E. L. (2018) Design and protocol for a pragmatic randomised study to optimise screening, prevention and care for tuberculosis and HIV in Malawi (PROSPECT Study). Wellcome Open Research, 3, 61. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14598.3) (PMID:30542662) (PMCID:PMC6259593)

Nliwasa, M., MacPherson, P. , Gupta-Wright, A., Mwapasa, M., Horton, K., Odland, J. Ø., Flach, C. and Corbett, E. L. (2018) High HIV and active tuberculosis prevalence and increased mortality risk in adults with symptoms of TB: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21(7), e25162. (doi: 10.1002/jia2.25162) (PMID:30063287) (PMCID:PMC6067081)

Wingfield, T., MacPherson, P. , Cleary, P. and Ormerod, L. P. (2018) High prevalence of TB disease in contacts of adults with extrapulmonary TB. Thorax, 73(8), pp. 785-787. (doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210202) (PMID:29146867) (PMCID:PMC6204960)

Maheswaran, H., Clarke, A., MacPherson, P. , Kumwenda, F., Lalloo, D. G., Corbett, E. L. and Petrou, S. (2018) Cost-effectiveness of community-based human immunodeficiency virus self-testing in Blantyre, Malawi. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 66(8), pp. 1211-1221. (doi: 10.1093/cid/cix983) (PMID:29136117) (PMCID:PMC5889018)

Puebla, I., Maheswaran, H., Petrou, S., Cohen, D., MacPherson, P. , Kumwenda, F., Lalloo, D. G., Corbett, E. L. and Clarke, A. (2018) Economic costs and health-related quality of life outcomes of hospitalised patients with high HIV prevalence: A prospective hospital cohort study in Malawi. PLoS ONE, 13(3), e0192991. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192991) (PMID:29543818) (PMCID:PMC5854246)

Thindwa, D., MacPherson, P. , Choko, A. T., Khundi, M., Sambakunsi, R., Ngwira, L. G., Kalua, T., Webb, E. L. and Corbett, E. L. (2018) Completion of isoniazid preventive therapy among human immunodeficiency virus positive adults in urban Malawi. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 22(3), pp. 273-279. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0370) (PMID:29471904) (PMCID:PMC5824849)

2017

Tucker, A., Mithoo, J., Cleary, P., Woodhead, M., MacPherson, P. , Wingfield, T., Davies, S., Wake, C., McMaster, P. and Bertel Squire, S. (2017) Quantifying the need for enhanced case management for TB patients as part of TB cohort audit in the North West of England: a descriptive study. BMC Public Health, 17, 881. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4892-5) (PMID:29141600) (PMCID:PMC5688729)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2017) An outbreak of pseudomonas aeruginosa infection linked to a “Black Friday” piercing event. PLoS Currents, 9, (doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.51af24797f6f856a9861b5ddabc7db58) (PMID:29188131) (PMCID:PMC5693345)

Maheswaran, H., Petrou, S., MacPherson, P. , Kumwenda, F., Lalloo, D. G., Corbett, E. L. and Clarke, A. (2017) Economic costs and health-related quality of life outcomes of HIV treatment after self- and facility-based HIV testing in a cluster randomized trial. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 75(3), pp. 280-289. (doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001373) (PMID:28617733) (PMCID:PMC5662151)

Keenan, A., Ghebrehewet, S., Vivancos, R., Seddon, D., MacPherson, P. and Hungerford, D. (2017) Measles outbreaks in the UK, is it when and where, rather than if? A database cohort study of childhood population susceptibility in Liverpool, UK. BMJ Open, 7(3), e014106. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014106) (PMID:28363926) (PMCID:PMC5387959)

2016

Ghebrehewet, S., MacPherson, P. and Ho, A. (2016) Influenza. British Medical Journal, 355, i6258. (doi: 10.1136/bmj.i6258) (PMID:27927672) (PMCID:PMC5141587)

Metcalfe, J. Z., Horton, K. C., MacPherson, P. , Houben, R. M.G.J., White, R. G. and Corbett, E. L. (2016) Sex differences in tuberculosis burden and notifications in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine, 13(9), e1002119. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002119) (PMID:27598345) (PMCID:PMC5012571)

Gatton, M. L. et al. (2016) Initial accuracy of HIV rapid test kits stored in suboptimal conditions and validity of delayed reading of oral fluid tests. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0158107. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158107) (PMID:27336161) (PMCID:PMC4918937)

Landay, A., Kelly, C., Gaskell, K. M., Richardson, M., Klein, N., Garner, P. and MacPherson, P. (2016) Discordant immune response with antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1: a systematic review of clinical outcomes. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0156099. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156099) (PMID:27284683) (PMCID:PMC4902248)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2016) Equitable tuberculosis care in the North West of England: analysis of tuberculosis cohort review data. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 20(6), pp. 778-785. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0772) (PMID:27155181) (PMCID:PMC4857719)

Fernandez-Reyes, D. et al. (2016) The sensitivity and specificity of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for tuberculosis diagnosis in adults with chronic cough in Malawi. PLoS ONE, 11(5), e0155101. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155101) (PMID:27171380) (PMCID:PMC4865214)

Hungerford, D., MacPherson, P. , Farmer, S., Ghebrehewet, S., Seddon, D., Vivancos, R. and Keenan, A. (2016) Effect of socioeconomic deprivation on uptake of measles, mumps and rubella vaccination in Liverpool, UK over 16 years: a longitudinal ecological study. Epidemiology and Infection, 144(6), pp. 1201-1211. (doi: 10.1017/S0950268815002599) (PMID:26542197)

Ferrand, R. A., Briggs, D., Ferguson, J., Penazzato, M., Armstrong, A., MacPherson, P. , Ross, D. A. and Kranzer, K. (2016) Viral suppression in adolescents on antiretroviral treatment: review of the literature and critical appraisal of methodological challenges. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 21(3), pp. 325-333. (doi: 10.1111/tmi.12656) (PMID:26681359) (PMCID:PMC4776345)

Fitchett, J. R., MacPherson, P. and Corbett, E. L. (2016) Implementing the End TB Strategy and the intersection with the Sustainable Development Goals, 2016–2030. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 110(3), pp. 145-147. (doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trw010) (PMID:26884489)

Maheswaran, H., Petrou, S., MacPherson, P. , Choko, A. T., Kumwenda, F., Lalloo, D. G., Clarke, A. and Corbett, E. L. (2016) Cost and quality of life analysis of HIV self-testing and facility-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi. BMC Medicine, 14, 34. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0577-7) (PMID:26891969) (PMCID:PMC4759936)

Nliwasa, M., MacPherson, P. , Mukaka, M., Mdolo, A., Mwapasa, M., Kaswaswa, K., Msefula, C., Chipungu, G., Mwandumba, H.C. and Corbett, E.L. (2016) High mortality and prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis in adults with chronic cough in Malawi: a cohort study. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 20(2), pp. 202-210. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0388) (PMID:26792472) (PMCID:PMC4711670)

2015

Lewis, J. M., MacPherson, P. , Adams, E. R., Ochodo, E., Sands, A. and Taegtmeyer, M. (2015) Field accuracy of fourth-generation rapid diagnostic tests for acute HIV-1. AIDS, 29(18), pp. 2465-2471. (doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000855) (PMID:26558545) (PMCID:PMC4645957)

Choko, A. T. et al. (2015) Uptake, accuracy, safety, and linkage into care over two years of promoting annual self-testing for HIV in Blantyre, Malawi: a community-based prospective study. PLoS Medicine, 12(9), e1001873. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001873) (PMID:26348035) (PMCID:PMC4562710)

MacPherson, P. , Munthali, C., Ferguson, J., Armstrong, A., Kranzer, K., Ferrand, R. A. and Ross, D. A. (2015) Service delivery interventions to improve adolescents' linkage, retention and adherence to antiretroviral therapy and HIV care. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 20(8), pp. 1015-1032. (doi: 10.1111/tmi.12517) (PMID:25877007) (PMCID:PMC4579546)

2014

Moscrop, A. and MacPherson, P. (2014) Should doctors record their patients’ income? British Journal of General Practice, 64(627), e672-e674. (doi: 10.3399/bjgp14X682009) (PMID:25267055) (PMCID:PMC4173732)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2014) Effect of optional home initiation of HIV care following HIV self-testing on antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Malawi: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 312(4), pp. 372-379. (doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.6493) (PMID:25038356) (PMCID:PMC4118051)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2014) A novel community health worker tool outperforms WHO clinical staging for assessment of antiretroviral therapy eligibility in a resource-limited setting. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 65(2), e74-e78. (doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182a20e74) (PMID:23846567) (PMCID:PMC3966510)

MacPherson, P. , Houben, R. M.G.J., Glynn, J. R., Corbett, E. L. and Kranzer, K. (2014) Pre-treatment loss to follow-up in tuberculosis patients in low- and lower-middle-income countries and high-burden countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 92(2), pp. 126-138. (doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.124800) (PMID:24623906) (PMCID:PMC3949536)

Munthali, C., Taegtmeyer, M., Garner, P. G., Lalloo, D. G., Squire, S. B., Corbett, E. L., Ford, N. and MacPherson, P. (2014) Diagnostic accuracy of the WHO clinical staging system for defining eligibility for ART in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(1), 18932. (doi: 10.7448/IAS.17.1.18932) (PMID:24929097) (PMCID:PMC4057784)

2013

Corbett, E.L. and MacPherson, P. (2013) Tuberculosis screening in high human immunodeficiency virus prevalence settings: turning promise into reality. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 17(9), pp. 1125-1138. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0117) (PMID:23928165) (PMCID:PMC3966511)

Sloan, D. J., van Oosterhout, J. J., Malisita, K., Phiri, E. M., Lalloo, D. G., O’Hare, B. and MacPherson, P. (2013) Evidence of improving antiretroviral therapy treatment delays: an analysis of eight years of programmatic outcomes in Blantyre, Malawi. BMC Public Health, 13, 490. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-490) (PMID:23687946) (PMCID:PMC3664085)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2013) Development and validation of a global positioning system-based "map book" system for categorizing cluster residency status of community members living in high-density urban slums in Blantyre, Malawi. American Journal of Epidemiology, 177(10), pp. 1143-1147. (doi: 10.1093/aje/kws376) (PMID:23589586) (PMCID:PMC3649638)

2012

MacPherson, P. , MacPherson, E. E., Mwale, D., Squire, S. B., Makombe, S. D., Corbett, E. L., Lalloo, D. G. and Desmond, N. (2012) Barriers and facilitators to linkage to ART in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and providers in Blantyre, Malawi. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 15(2), 18020. (doi: 10.7448/IAS.15.2.18020) (PMID:23336700) (PMCID:PMC3535694)

Fox, M. P. et al. (2012) Determinants and consequences of failure of linkage to antiretroviral therapy at primary care level in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study. PLoS ONE, 7(9), e44794. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044794) (PMID:22984560) (PMCID:PMC3439373)

Boniface, R., Moshabela, M., Zulliger, R., MacPherson, P. and Nyasulu, P. (2012) Correlates of delayed diagnosis among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pulmonary tuberculosis suspects in a rural HIV clinic, South Africa. Tuberculosis Research and Treatment, 2012, 827148. (doi: 10.1155/2012/827148) (PMID:22778946) (PMCID:PMC3384891)

Moshabela, M., MacPherson, P. , Ezard, N., Frean, E., Mashimbye, L., Elliott, J.H. and Oldenburg, B. (2012) Clinical and social determinants of diarrhoeal disease in a rural HIV/AIDS clinic, South Africa: a case-control study. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 23(5), pp. 346-350. (doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2011.011285) (PMID:22648889) (PMCID:PMC3966081)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2012) Suboptimal patterns of provider initiated HIV testing and counselling, antiretroviral therapy eligibility assessment and referral in primary health clinic attendees in Blantyre, Malawi. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 17(4), pp. 507-517. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02946.x) (PMID:22296187) (PMCID:PMC3378506)

2011

Taegtmeyer, M., MacPherson, P. , Jones, K., Hopkins, M., Moorcroft, J., Lalloo, D. G. and Chawla, A. (2011) Programmatic evaluation of a combined antigen and antibody test for rapid HIV diagnosis in a community and sexual health clinic screening programme. PLoS ONE, 6(11), e28019. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028019) (PMID:22132195) (PMCID:PMC3222669)

MacPherson, P. , Webb, E. L., Choko, A. T., Desmond, N., Chavula, K., Napierala Mavedzenge, S., Makombe, S. D., Chunda, T., Squire, S. B. and Corbett, E. L. (2011) Stigmatising attitudes among people offered home-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi: construction and analysis of a stigma scale. PLoS ONE, 6(10), e26814. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026814) (PMID:22046367) (PMCID:PMC3202579)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2011) Risk factors for mortality in smear-negative tuberculosis suspects: a cohort study in Harare, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 15(10), pp. 1390-1396. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0056) (PMID:22283900) (PMCID:PMC3272461)

MacPherson, P. , Chawla, A., Jones, K., Coffey, E., Spaine, V., Harrison, I., Jelliman, P., Phillips-Howard, P., Beynon, C. and Taegtmeyer, M. (2011) Feasibility and acceptability of point of care HIV testing in community outreach and GUM drop-in services in the North West of England: A programmatic evaluation. BMC Public Health, 11, 419. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-419) (PMID:21627851) (PMCID:PMC3128022)

2010

Dimairo, M. et al. (2010) The risk and timing of tuberculosis diagnosed in smear-negative TB suspects: a 12 month cohort study in Harare, Zimbabwe. PLoS ONE, 5(7), e11849. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011849) (PMID:20676374) (PMCID:PMC2911383)

2009

MacPherson, P. , Moshabela, M., Martinson, N. and Pronyk, P. (2009) Mortality and loss to follow-up among HAART initiators in rural South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 103(6), pp. 588-593. (doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.10.001) (PMID:19012940)

2004

MacPherson, P. , Harper, I. and MacDonald, I. (2004) Propofol and remifentanil total intravenous anesthesia for a patient with Huntington disease. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 16(7), pp. 537-538. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2003.12.011) (PMID:15590259)

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Ashton, P. M. et al. (2024) Evaluating the relationship between ciprofloxacin prescription and non-susceptibility in Salmonella Typhi in Blantyre, Malawi: an observational study. Lancet Microbe, (doi: 10.1016/S2666-5247(23)00327-0) (Early Online Publication)

MacPherson, P. , Shaunabe, K., Phiri, M. D., Rickman, H. M., Horton, K. C., Feasey, H. R.A., Corbett, E. L., Burke, R. M. and Rangaka, M. X. (2024) Community-based active-case finding for tuberculosis: navigating a complex minefield. BMC Global and Public Health, (Accepted for Publication)

Chirombo, J., Majamanda, A., Gunsaru, V., Yosefe, S., Ozituosauka, W., Mchoma, C., Morroni, C., Chipeta, E., MacPherson, P. and Freyne, B. (2024) The prevalence of gestational syphilis in Malawi between 2014 and 2022: spatiotemporal modeling of population-level factors. Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1242870. (doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1242870)

Cresswell, J. et al. (2023) Early user perspectives on using computer-aided detection software for interpreting chest X-ray images to enhance access and quality of care for persons with tuberculosis. BMC Global and Public Health, 1, 30. (doi: 10.1186/s44263-023-00033-2)

Feasey, H. R.A. et al. (2023) Impact of active case-finding for tuberculosis on case-notifications in Blantyre, Malawi: A community-based cluster-randomised trial (SCALE). PLoS Global Public Health, 3(12), e0002683. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0002683) (PMID:38051717) (PMCID:PMC10697577)

Thorburn Gray, A. et al. (2023) Treatment for radiographically active, sputum culture-negative pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE, 18(11), e0293535. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0293535) (PMID:37972202)

Carter, N., Webb, E. L., Lebina, L., Motsomi, K. W., Bosch, Z., Martinson, N. A. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Prevalence of subclinical pulmonary tuberculosis and its association with HIV in household contacts of index tuberculosis patients in two South African provinces: a secondary, cross-sectional analysis of a cluster-randomised trial. BMC Global and Public Health, 1, 21. (doi: 10.1186/s44263-023-00022-5)

Feasey, H. R.A. et al. (2023) Prevalence of bacteriologically-confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in urban Blantyre, Malawi 2019-20: substantial decline compared to 2013-14 national survey. PLoS Global Public Health, 3(10), e0001911. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001911) (PMID:37862284) (PMCID:PMC10588852)

Savage, H., Rickman, H. M., Burke, R. M., Odland, M. L., Savio, M., Ringwald, B., Cuevas, L. E. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Accuracy of upper respiratory tract samples to diagnose Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Microbe, 4(10), e811-e821. (doi: 10.1016/S2666-5247(23)00190-8) (PMID:37714173) (PMCID:PMC10547599)

Nightingale, E. S. et al. (2023) Community-level variation in TB testing history: analysis of a prevalence survey in Blantyre, Malawi. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, (Accepted for Publication)

Schade, A. T., Sabawo, M., Nyamulani, N., Mpanga, C. C., Ngoie, L. B., Metcalfe, A. J., Lalloo, D. G., Madan, J. J., Harrison, W. J. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Functional outcomes and quality of life at 1-year follow-up after an open tibia fracture in Malawi: a multicentre, prospective cohort study. Lancet Global Health, (doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00346-7) (In Press)

MacPherson, E. E., Mankhomwa, J., Dixon, J., Pongolani, R., Phiri, M., Feasey, N., O’Byrne, T., Tolhurst, R. and MacPherson, P. (2023) Household antibiotic use in Malawi: a cross-sectional survey from urban and peri-urban Blantyre. PLoS Global Public Health, 3(8), e0001946. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001946) (PMID:37566572) (PMCID:PMC10420364)

Burke, R. M. et al. (2023) Impact of community-wide tuberculosis active case finding and Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing on tuberculosis trends in Malawi. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 77(1), pp. 94-100. (doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad238) (PMID:37099318) (PMCID:PMC10320183)

Kangogo, G., Conserve, D. F., Kayuni, S., Kumwenda, M. K., Dovel, K. L., Chirombo, J., MacPherson, P. , Corbett, E. L., Butterworth, A. and Choko, A. T. (2023) Correlates of prior HIV testing and schistosomiasis treatment: baseline survey findings from the “creating demand for fishermen’s schistosomiasis HIV services” (FISH) cluster-randomized trial in Mangochi, Malawi. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 17(5), e0010654. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010654) (PMID:37141380) (PMCID:PMC10187898)

Divala, T. H. et al. (2023) Trial-of-antibiotics to assist tuberculosis diagnosis in symptomatic adults in Malawi (ACT-TB study): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Global Health, 11(4), e556-e565. (doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00052-9) (PMID:36925176) (PMCID:PMC10030459)

Dodd, P. J., Shaweno, D., Ku, C.-C., Glaziou, P., Pretorius, C., Hayes, R. J., MacPherson, P. , Cohen, T. and Ayles, H. (2023) Transmission modeling to infer tuberculosis incidence prevalence and mortality in settings with generalized HIV epidemics. Nature Communications, 14, 1639. (doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-37314-1) (PMID:36964130) (PMCID:PMC10037365)

Graham, S. M., Maqungo, S., Laubscher, M., Ferreira, N., Held, M., Harrison, W. J., Simpson, A. H., MacPherson, P. and Lalloo, D. G. (2023) Is human immunodeficiency virus a risk factor for the development of nonunion?—a case–control study. OTA International, 6(2), (doi: 10.1097/OI9.0000000000000251) (PMID:37780185) (PMCID:PMC10538559)

Burke, R. M., Twabi, H. H., Johnston, C., Nliwasa, M., Gupta-Wright, A., Fielding, K., Ford, N., MacPherson, P. and Corbett, E. L. (2023) Interventions to reduce deaths in people living with HIV admitted to hospital in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. PLoS Global Public Health, 3(2), e0001557. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001557) (PMID:36963024) (PMCID:PMC10022356)

Schade, A.T. et al. (2023) Implementation of an open fracture quality improvement intervention to improve functional outcomes following an open tibia fracture in Malawi: results of a pre-post evaluation. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, (Accepted for Publication)

Mukoka, M. et al. (2023) Utility of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and digital chest radiography for the diagnosis and treatment of TB in people living with HIV: a randomised controlled trial (XACT-TB). Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 117(1), pp. 28-37. (doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trac079) (PMID:35963826) (PMCID:PMC9808509)

Majumdar, S. et al. (2022) Accuracy of computer-aided chest X-ray in community-based tuberculosis screening: lessons from the 2016 Kenya National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey. PLoS Global Public Health, 2(11), e0001272. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001272) (PMID:36962655) (PMCID:PMC10022380)

Finn McQuaid, C., Henrion, M. Y.R., Burke, R. M., MacPherson, P. , Nzawa-Soko, R. and Horton, K. C. (2022) Inequalities in the impact of COVID-19-associated disruptions on tuberculosis diagnosis by age and sex in 45 high TB burden countries. BMC Medicine, 20(1), 432. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-022-02624-6) (PMID:36372899) (PMCID:PMC9660190)

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Maheswaran, H., Petrou, S., MacPherson, P. , Choko, A. T., Kumwenda, F., Lalloo, D. G., Clarke, A. and Corbett, E. L. (2016) Cost and quality of life analysis of HIV self-testing and facility-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi. BMC Medicine, 14, 34. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0577-7) (PMID:26891969) (PMCID:PMC4759936)

Nliwasa, M., MacPherson, P. , Mukaka, M., Mdolo, A., Mwapasa, M., Kaswaswa, K., Msefula, C., Chipungu, G., Mwandumba, H.C. and Corbett, E.L. (2016) High mortality and prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis in adults with chronic cough in Malawi: a cohort study. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 20(2), pp. 202-210. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0388) (PMID:26792472) (PMCID:PMC4711670)

Lewis, J. M., MacPherson, P. , Adams, E. R., Ochodo, E., Sands, A. and Taegtmeyer, M. (2015) Field accuracy of fourth-generation rapid diagnostic tests for acute HIV-1. AIDS, 29(18), pp. 2465-2471. (doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000855) (PMID:26558545) (PMCID:PMC4645957)

Choko, A. T. et al. (2015) Uptake, accuracy, safety, and linkage into care over two years of promoting annual self-testing for HIV in Blantyre, Malawi: a community-based prospective study. PLoS Medicine, 12(9), e1001873. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001873) (PMID:26348035) (PMCID:PMC4562710)

MacPherson, P. , Munthali, C., Ferguson, J., Armstrong, A., Kranzer, K., Ferrand, R. A. and Ross, D. A. (2015) Service delivery interventions to improve adolescents' linkage, retention and adherence to antiretroviral therapy and HIV care. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 20(8), pp. 1015-1032. (doi: 10.1111/tmi.12517) (PMID:25877007) (PMCID:PMC4579546)

Moscrop, A. and MacPherson, P. (2014) Should doctors record their patients’ income? British Journal of General Practice, 64(627), e672-e674. (doi: 10.3399/bjgp14X682009) (PMID:25267055) (PMCID:PMC4173732)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2014) Effect of optional home initiation of HIV care following HIV self-testing on antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Malawi: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 312(4), pp. 372-379. (doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.6493) (PMID:25038356) (PMCID:PMC4118051)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2014) A novel community health worker tool outperforms WHO clinical staging for assessment of antiretroviral therapy eligibility in a resource-limited setting. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 65(2), e74-e78. (doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182a20e74) (PMID:23846567) (PMCID:PMC3966510)

MacPherson, P. , Houben, R. M.G.J., Glynn, J. R., Corbett, E. L. and Kranzer, K. (2014) Pre-treatment loss to follow-up in tuberculosis patients in low- and lower-middle-income countries and high-burden countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 92(2), pp. 126-138. (doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.124800) (PMID:24623906) (PMCID:PMC3949536)

Munthali, C., Taegtmeyer, M., Garner, P. G., Lalloo, D. G., Squire, S. B., Corbett, E. L., Ford, N. and MacPherson, P. (2014) Diagnostic accuracy of the WHO clinical staging system for defining eligibility for ART in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(1), 18932. (doi: 10.7448/IAS.17.1.18932) (PMID:24929097) (PMCID:PMC4057784)

Corbett, E.L. and MacPherson, P. (2013) Tuberculosis screening in high human immunodeficiency virus prevalence settings: turning promise into reality. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 17(9), pp. 1125-1138. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0117) (PMID:23928165) (PMCID:PMC3966511)

Sloan, D. J., van Oosterhout, J. J., Malisita, K., Phiri, E. M., Lalloo, D. G., O’Hare, B. and MacPherson, P. (2013) Evidence of improving antiretroviral therapy treatment delays: an analysis of eight years of programmatic outcomes in Blantyre, Malawi. BMC Public Health, 13, 490. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-490) (PMID:23687946) (PMCID:PMC3664085)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2013) Development and validation of a global positioning system-based "map book" system for categorizing cluster residency status of community members living in high-density urban slums in Blantyre, Malawi. American Journal of Epidemiology, 177(10), pp. 1143-1147. (doi: 10.1093/aje/kws376) (PMID:23589586) (PMCID:PMC3649638)

MacPherson, P. , MacPherson, E. E., Mwale, D., Squire, S. B., Makombe, S. D., Corbett, E. L., Lalloo, D. G. and Desmond, N. (2012) Barriers and facilitators to linkage to ART in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and providers in Blantyre, Malawi. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 15(2), 18020. (doi: 10.7448/IAS.15.2.18020) (PMID:23336700) (PMCID:PMC3535694)

Fox, M. P. et al. (2012) Determinants and consequences of failure of linkage to antiretroviral therapy at primary care level in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study. PLoS ONE, 7(9), e44794. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044794) (PMID:22984560) (PMCID:PMC3439373)

Boniface, R., Moshabela, M., Zulliger, R., MacPherson, P. and Nyasulu, P. (2012) Correlates of delayed diagnosis among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pulmonary tuberculosis suspects in a rural HIV clinic, South Africa. Tuberculosis Research and Treatment, 2012, 827148. (doi: 10.1155/2012/827148) (PMID:22778946) (PMCID:PMC3384891)

Moshabela, M., MacPherson, P. , Ezard, N., Frean, E., Mashimbye, L., Elliott, J.H. and Oldenburg, B. (2012) Clinical and social determinants of diarrhoeal disease in a rural HIV/AIDS clinic, South Africa: a case-control study. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 23(5), pp. 346-350. (doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2011.011285) (PMID:22648889) (PMCID:PMC3966081)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2012) Suboptimal patterns of provider initiated HIV testing and counselling, antiretroviral therapy eligibility assessment and referral in primary health clinic attendees in Blantyre, Malawi. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 17(4), pp. 507-517. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02946.x) (PMID:22296187) (PMCID:PMC3378506)

Taegtmeyer, M., MacPherson, P. , Jones, K., Hopkins, M., Moorcroft, J., Lalloo, D. G. and Chawla, A. (2011) Programmatic evaluation of a combined antigen and antibody test for rapid HIV diagnosis in a community and sexual health clinic screening programme. PLoS ONE, 6(11), e28019. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028019) (PMID:22132195) (PMCID:PMC3222669)

MacPherson, P. , Webb, E. L., Choko, A. T., Desmond, N., Chavula, K., Napierala Mavedzenge, S., Makombe, S. D., Chunda, T., Squire, S. B. and Corbett, E. L. (2011) Stigmatising attitudes among people offered home-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi: construction and analysis of a stigma scale. PLoS ONE, 6(10), e26814. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026814) (PMID:22046367) (PMCID:PMC3202579)

MacPherson, P. et al. (2011) Risk factors for mortality in smear-negative tuberculosis suspects: a cohort study in Harare, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 15(10), pp. 1390-1396. (doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0056) (PMID:22283900) (PMCID:PMC3272461)

MacPherson, P. , Chawla, A., Jones, K., Coffey, E., Spaine, V., Harrison, I., Jelliman, P., Phillips-Howard, P., Beynon, C. and Taegtmeyer, M. (2011) Feasibility and acceptability of point of care HIV testing in community outreach and GUM drop-in services in the North West of England: A programmatic evaluation. BMC Public Health, 11, 419. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-419) (PMID:21627851) (PMCID:PMC3128022)

Dimairo, M. et al. (2010) The risk and timing of tuberculosis diagnosed in smear-negative TB suspects: a 12 month cohort study in Harare, Zimbabwe. PLoS ONE, 5(7), e11849. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011849) (PMID:20676374) (PMCID:PMC2911383)

MacPherson, P. , Moshabela, M., Martinson, N. and Pronyk, P. (2009) Mortality and loss to follow-up among HAART initiators in rural South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 103(6), pp. 588-593. (doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.10.001) (PMID:19012940)

MacPherson, P. , Harper, I. and MacDonald, I. (2004) Propofol and remifentanil total intravenous anesthesia for a patient with Huntington disease. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 16(7), pp. 537-538. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2003.12.011) (PMID:15590259)

This list was generated on Sun Feb 25 20:05:11 2024 GMT.

Supervision

Grants as Principal Investigator

Title

Funder

Role

Start date

End date

Amount

Improving TB diagnosis in high burden countries (under contract negotiation)

UNITAID

Principal Investigator

2022

2026

£11,760,944.00

Assessing the feasibility, safety and effectiveness of offering same-day antiretroviral therapy to persons with HIV and presumptive tuberculosis: A collaborative multi-country research project in Malawi and Lesotho

Swiss National Research Foundation

Co-Principal Investigator

2022

2024

£600,000.00

What is the optimum time to start antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV and tuberculosis coinfection: Systematic reviews to inform WHO guidelines

WHO

Principal Investigator

2020

2020

£15,000.00

Effectiveness of screening for active tuberculosis in the community: systematic reviews to inform WHO guidelines

WHO

Principal Investigator

2020

2020

£15,000.00

A pragmatic randomised study to optimise screening, prevention and care for tuberculosis and HIV in Malawi (PROSPECT)

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship (206575/Z/17/Z)

Principal Investigator (Personal Fellowship)

2017

2022

£1,077,349.00

Male partner-assisted contact tracing for HIV and tuberculosis in Malawi: a multi-arm cluster-randomised trial (mPATCH-TB)

Wellcome/DIFD/MRC JGHT (MR/R019762/1)

Principal Investigator

2018

2020

£112,515.00

A household cluster randomised trial of active case finding for HIV and TB, preventive treatment against TB, and ART initiation to prevent TB disease and transmission.  (The HomeACF Study)

UK/SA MRC Newton Fund (SAMRC96783)

Principal Investigator

2017

2020

£210,116.00

Quality of life in UK adults with multi drug resistant tuberculosis: a prospective cohort study

Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS-SGCL12)

Principal Investigator (Personal Fellowship)

2015

2017

£29,883.00

Investigating delays in equitable access to ART in urban communities in Blantyre, Malawi

Wellcome Trust (08967/B/09/Z)

Principal Investigator (Personal Fellowship)

2009

2013

£352,526.00

A electronic Patient Locator (ePAL) application for remote high- resolution surveillance of disease

Wellcome Institutional Translational Partnership Award

Principal Investigator

2020

2021

£29,500.00

PhD students supervised

Student

Institute

Degree

Role

Start date

End date

Status

Dr Hannah Rickman

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

PhD (Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow)

Primary supervisor

2021

2024

In progress

Ms Leticia Suwedi

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

PhD (Commonwealth Scholar)

Secondary supervisor

2021

2024

In progress

Dr Alex Schade

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

PhD (Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow)

Primary supervisor

2020

2023

In progress

Dr Nick Riches

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

PhD (Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow)

Primary supervisor

2020

2023

In progress

Dr Rachael Burke

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

PhD (Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow)

Secondary supervisor

2019

2022

In progress

Mr McEwen Khundi

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

PhD

Secondary supervisor

2018

2021

Examination completed

Dr Marriott Nliwasa

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

PhD (Helse Ford PhD Fellowship)

Secondary supervisor

2014

2018

Awarded

Dr Mphatso Phiri

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

PhD (LIGHT Fellowship)

Primary supervisor

2021

2025

In progress

Dr Helen Savage

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

PhD (MRC Doctoral Fellowship)

Primary supervisor

2020

2024

In progress