Geoff Hide

Summary

Affiliation: University of Salford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis: novel biology versus practical disease control
    Geoff Hide
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Salford, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:477-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of Neospora caninum and co-infection with Toxoplasma gondii by PCR analysis in naturally occurring mammal populations
    J M Hughes
    Centre for Parasitology, Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT
    Parasitology 132:29-36. 2006
  3. pmc The best practice for preparation of samples from FTA®cards for diagnosis of blood borne infections using African trypanosomes as a model system
    Heba A Ahmed
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:68. 2011
  4. pmc Constraints to estimating the prevalence of trypanosome infections in East African zebu cattle
    Andrew P Cox
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, 1 Summerhall Square, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH, UK
    Parasit Vectors 3:82. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of mobile genetic elements as tools for molecular epidemiology
    G Hide
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Salford, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:599-602. 2001
  6. pmc A rapid and simple method of detection of Blepharisma japonicum using PCR and immobilisation on FTA paper
    Geoff Hide
    Centre for Parasite Biology, Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, UK, M5 4WT
    BMC Ecol 3:7. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Evidence for high levels of vertical transmission in Toxoplasma gondii
    G Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease Research, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Parasitology 136:1877-85. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of African sleeping sickness
    G Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, UK
    Parasitology 136:1491-500. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Visualizing trypanosome sex
    Geoff Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 24:425-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Does vertical transmission contribute to the prevalence of toxoplasmosis?
    G Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Parassitologia 49:223-6. 2007

Collaborators

  • Jane Hughes
  • J E Smith
  • Zhao Rong Lun
  • A Tilley
  • R Gai Murphy
  • M T Rogan
  • Darren R Brooks
  • R S Terry
  • E K Morley
  • P Duncanson
  • R H Williams
  • Sameena Z H Haq
  • Nicole S Dodd
  • Heba A Ahmed
  • Susan C Welburn
  • Kim Picozzi
  • Andrew P Cox
  • Andrew Cox
  • P A Marshall
  • Mohamed S Elmahaishi
  • Elizabeth A Wright
  • Muftah S Abushahama
  • Denise Thomasson
  • Omar Gerwash
  • Robert Jehle
  • Jennifer S Lord
  • Fiona Parker
  • Steven Parker
  • Ewan T Macleod
  • Paul Coleman
  • Olga Tosas
  • D Thomasson
  • Mark Eisler
  • Francis McOdimba
  • Susan Welburn
  • Jenna Fyfe

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis: novel biology versus practical disease control
    Geoff Hide
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Salford, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:477-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of Neospora caninum and co-infection with Toxoplasma gondii by PCR analysis in naturally occurring mammal populations
    J M Hughes
    Centre for Parasitology, Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT
    Parasitology 132:29-36. 2006
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  3. pmc The best practice for preparation of samples from FTA®cards for diagnosis of blood borne infections using African trypanosomes as a model system
    Heba A Ahmed
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:68. 2011
    ..Here we describe recommendations for the best practice approach for sample processing from FTA®cards for the molecular diagnosis of trypanosomiasis using PCR...
  4. pmc Constraints to estimating the prevalence of trypanosome infections in East African zebu cattle
    Andrew P Cox
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, 1 Summerhall Square, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH, UK
    Parasit Vectors 3:82. 2010
    ..New matrices for DNA capture have simplified large scale field PCR analyses but few studies have examined the impact of these techniques on prevalence estimations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of mobile genetic elements as tools for molecular epidemiology
    G Hide
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Salford, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:599-602. 2001
    ..brucei. Such a technique may offer potential as a method for differentiating non-human- and human-infective trypanosomes and shows promise as a rapid sensitive tool for investigating the epidemiology of sleeping sickness...
  6. pmc A rapid and simple method of detection of Blepharisma japonicum using PCR and immobilisation on FTA paper
    Geoff Hide
    Centre for Parasite Biology, Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, UK, M5 4WT
    BMC Ecol 3:7. 2003
    ..The protozoan Blepharisma japonicum was used to investigate a rapid and simple detection system based on polymerase chain reaction amplification (PCR) from organisms immobilised on FTA paper...
  7. doi request reprint Evidence for high levels of vertical transmission in Toxoplasma gondii
    G Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease Research, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Parasitology 136:1877-85. 2009
    ..8%. The results presented in these studies differ from those of other published studies and suggest that vertical transmission may be much more important than previously thought...
  8. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of African sleeping sickness
    G Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, UK
    Parasitology 136:1491-500. 2009
    ..Using the specific case of T.b. rhodesiense in Uganda, we illustrate how molecular epidemiology has enabled us to construct a more detailed understanding of the origins, generation and dynamics of sleeping sickness epidemics...
  9. doi request reprint Visualizing trypanosome sex
    Geoff Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 24:425-8. 2008
    ..However, a key aspect that has eluded us is the point in the trypanosome life cycle where genetic exchange occurs. Research using green and red fluorescent trypanosomes for visualizing genetic crosses has now identified this stage...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does vertical transmission contribute to the prevalence of toxoplasmosis?
    G Hide
    Centre for Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Parassitologia 49:223-6. 2007
    ..8% of cases. Vertical transmission in Toxoplasma may be more important than previously thought and this knowledge should be considered in any eradication strategies...
  11. ncbi request reprint High levels of congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in a commercial sheep flock
    P Duncanson
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:1699-703. 2001
    ..These results may have implications for sheep husbandry and future epidemiological studies of T. gondii...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evidence that primary infection of Charollais sheep with Toxoplasma gondii may not prevent foetal infection and abortion in subsequent lambings
    E K Morley
    Centre for Parasitology and Disease, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, UK
    Parasitology 135:169-73. 2008
    ..gondii infections may not always be acquired following an initial infection and raises the question as to whether the mechanisms of T. gondii transmission prior to and during ovine pregnancies are fully understood...
  13. ncbi request reprint MGE-PCR: a novel approach to the analysis of Toxoplasma gondii strain differentiation using mobile genetic elements
    R S Terry
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Salford, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:155-61. 2001
    ..gondii from sheep tissue samples. All sheep isolates, tested in this way, gave identical banding patterns suggesting the presence of an endemic Toxoplasma strain on this farm...
  14. doi request reprint Neospora caninum: detection in wild rabbits and investigation of co-infection with Toxoplasma gondii by PCR analysis
    J M Hughes
    Centre for Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Salford, UK
    Exp Parasitol 120:255-60. 2008
    ..caninum DNA was most often detected in the brain and heart, less often in the tongue and not in the liver. To our knowledge this is the first report of N. caninum detection in naturally infected wild rabbits...
  15. doi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii: prevalence in species and genotypes of British bats (Pipistrellus pipistrellus and P. pygmaeus)
    Nicole S Dodd
    Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, UK
    Exp Parasitol 139:6-11. 2014
    ..As all British bats are insectivorous, the routes of infection with T. gondii remain elusive. However, the locally large and panmictic gene pool suggests that intraspecies transmission could be applicable. ..
  16. doi request reprint The urban house mouse (Mus domesticus) as a reservoir of infection for the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii: an unrecognised public health issue?
    R Gai Murphy
    Built and Human Research Institute, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 18:177-85. 2008
    ..Evidence of vertical transmission from infected dams to foetus was found, possibly maintaining the infection in urban areas. These findings have important implications when considering approaches to rodent control...
  17. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of the trematode Plagiorchis muris in the wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus in North Yorkshire, UK
    M T Rogan
    Biomedical Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    J Helminthol 81:57-62. 2007
    ..The second intermediate hosts for P. muris include a variety of aquatic insect larvae and it is likely that the higher rainfall may result in the occurrence of temporary water bodies suitable for the development of insect larvae...
  18. ncbi request reprint Detection of high levels of congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in natural urban populations of Mus domesticus
    P A Marshall
    Built and Human Environment Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, UK
    Parasitology 128:39-42. 2004
    ..These high levels of congenital transmission in this wild population of mice, taken together with other recent data on congenital transmission in sheep, suggests that this phenomenon might be more widespread than previously thought...
  19. pmc History of sleeping sickness in East Africa
    G Hide
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, United Kingdom
    Clin Microbiol Rev 12:112-25. 1999
    ..This review examines the contribution of molecular and genetic data to our understanding of the epidemiology and history of human sleeping sickness in East Africa...
  20. ncbi request reprint Significant familial differences in the frequency of abortion and Toxoplasma gondii infection within a flock of Charollais sheep
    E K Morley
    Centre for Parasitology, Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology Biosciences Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, UK
    Parasitology 131:181-5. 2005
    ..gondii infection. This work invites further study into the epidemiology of ovine toxoplasmosis and may have implications for sheep husbandry methods in the future...
  21. ncbi request reprint High levels of congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in longitudinal and cross-sectional studies on sheep farms provides evidence of vertical transmission in ovine hosts
    R H Williams
    Centre for Parasitology, Molecular Epidemiology and Ecology, Bioscience Research Institute, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, UK
    Parasitology 130:301-7. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint Role of vertical transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in prevalence of infection
    Geoff Hide
    a Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, UK
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 14:335-44. 2016
    ..In humans, the situation appears as though vertical transmission may be rare although there is still much that is unexplained. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint High frequency detection of Toxoplasma gondii DNA in human neonatal tissue from Libya
    Sameena Z H Haq
    Biomedical Research Centre, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 110:551-557. 2016
    ..Congenital transmission generally occurs at low frequencies. In this study, we use PCR to investigate possible congenital transmission of T. gondii during pregnancy in a cohort of mothers from Libya...
  24. ncbi request reprint A PCR based assay for detection and differentiation of African trypanosome species in blood
    Andrew Cox
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland, UK
    Exp Parasitol 111:24-9. 2005
    ..The method is more economical, simple, and sensitive than current screening methods, and yields more detailed information, thereby making it a viable tool for large-scale epidemiological studies...