Matthew Palmer Rubach, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Research Professor of Global Health
Email address matthew.rubach@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Medical Microbiology Fellowship, Pathology, University of Utah, School of Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Combined Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, University of Utah, School of Medicine, 2007 - 2011
  • M.D., University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 2007

Publications

Maze, Michael J., Katrina J. Sharples, Kathryn J. Allan, Holly M. Biggs, Shama Cash-Goldwasser, Renee L. Galloway, William A. de Glanville, et al. “Estimating acute human leptospirosis incidence in northern Tanzania using sentinel site and community behavioural surveillance.” Zoonoses Public Health 67, no. 5 (August 2020): 496–505. https://doi.org/10.1111/zph.12712.

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32374085
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Snavely, Michael E., Martha Oshosen, Elizabeth F. Msoka, Francis P. Karia, Michael J. Maze, Lauren S. Blum, Matthew P. Rubach, et al. “"If You Have No Money, You Might Die": A Qualitative Study of Sociocultural and Health System Barriers to Care for Decedent Febrile Inpatients in Northern Tanzania.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 103, no. 1 (July 2020): 494–500. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0822.

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32314691
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Bodenham, Rebecca F., AbdulHamid S. Lukambagire, Roland T. Ashford, Joram J. Buza, Shama Cash-Goldwasser, John A. Crump, Rudovick R. Kazwala, et al. “Prevalence and speciation of brucellosis in febrile patients from a pastoralist community of Tanzania.” Sci Rep 10, no. 1 (April 27, 2020): 7081. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-62849-4.

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Althaus, Thomas, Yoel Lubell, Venance P. Maro, Blandina T. Mmbaga, Bingileki Lwezaula, Christine Halleux, Holly M. Biggs, et al. “Sensitivity of C-reactive protein for the identification of patients with laboratory-confirmed bacterial infections in northern Tanzania.” Trop Med Int Health 25, no. 3 (March 2020): 291–300. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13358.

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31808588
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Marchello, Christian S., Ariella P. Dale, Sruti Pisharody, Matthew P. Rubach, and John A. Crump. “A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Prevalence of Community-Onset Bloodstream Infections among Hospitalized Patients in Africa and Asia.” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 64, no. 1 (December 20, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01974-19.

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31636071
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Rubach, Matthew P., Haoyue Zhang, Salvatore M. Florence, Jackson P. Mukemba, Ayam R. Kalingonji, Nicholas M. Anstey, Tsin W. Yeo, et al. “Kinetic and Cross-Sectional Studies on the Genesis of Hypoargininemia in Severe Pediatric Plasmodium falciparum Malaria.” Infect Immun 87, no. 4 (April 2019). https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00655-18.

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Hertz, Julian T., Deng B. Madut, Revogatus A. Tesha, Gwamaka William, Ryan A. Simmons, Sophie W. Galson, Francis M. Sakita, et al. “Knowledge of myocardial infarction symptoms and perceptions of self-risk in Tanzania.” Am Heart J 210 (April 2019): 69–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.01.003.

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Hertz, Julian T., Deng B. Madut, Revogatus A. Tesha, Gwamaka William, Ryan A. Simmons, Sophie W. Galson, Venance P. Maro, John A. Crump, and Matthew P. Rubach. “Self-medication with non-prescribed pharmaceutical agents in an area of low malaria transmission in northern Tanzania: a community-based survey.” Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 113, no. 4 (April 1, 2019): 183–88. https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/try138.

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Maze, M. J., K. J. Sharples, K. J. Allan, M. P. Rubach, and J. A. Crump. “Diagnostic accuracy of leptospirosis whole-cell lateral flow assays: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” Clin Microbiol Infect 25, no. 4 (April 2019): 437–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2018.11.014.

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30472422
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Hertz, Julian T., Deng B. Madut, Revogatus A. Tesha, Gwamaka William, Ryan A. Simmons, Sophie W. Galson, Francis M. Sakita, et al. “Perceptions of chest pain and healthcare seeking behavior for chest pain in northern Tanzania: A community-based survey.” Plos One 14, no. 2 (2019): e0212139. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212139.

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30753216
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