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

Schofield, Matthew R., Michael J. Maze, John A. Crump, Matthew P. Rubach, Renee Galloway, and Katrina J. Sharples. “On the robustness of latent class models for diagnostic testing with no gold standard.” Stat Med, May 14, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.8999.

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33990992
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Lukambagire, AbdulHamid S., Ângelo J. Mendes, Rebecca F. Bodenham, John A. McGiven, Nestory A. Mkenda, Coletha Mathew, Matthew P. Rubach, et al. “Performance characteristics and costs of serological tests for brucellosis in a pastoralist community of northern Tanzania.” Sci Rep 11, no. 1 (March 9, 2021): 5480. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-82906-w.

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Maze, Michael J., Mindy Glass Elrod, Holly M. Biggs, John Bonnewell, Manuela Carugati, Alex R. Hoffmaster, Bingileki F. Lwezaula, et al. “Investigation of Melioidosis Using Blood Culture and Indirect Hemagglutination Assay Serology among Patients with Fever, Northern Tanzania.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 103, no. 6 (December 2020): 2510–14. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0160.

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Allan, Kathryn J., Michael J. Maze, Renee L. Galloway, Matthew P. Rubach, Holly M. Biggs, Jo E. B. Halliday, Sarah Cleaveland, et al. “Molecular Detection and Typing of Pathogenic Leptospira in Febrile Patients and Phylogenetic Comparison with Leptospira Detected among Animals in Tanzania.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 103, no. 4 (October 2020): 1427–34. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0703.

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Blum, Lauren S., Francis P. Karia, Elizabeth F. Msoka, Martha Oshosen Mwanga, John A. Crump, and Matthew P. Rubach. “An In-Depth Examination of Reasons for Autopsy Acceptance and Refusal in Northern Tanzania.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 103, no. 4 (October 2020): 1670–80. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0029.

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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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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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Madut, Deng B., Matthew P. Rubach, Nathaniel Kalengo, Manuela Carugati, Michael J. Maze, Anne B. Morrissey, Blandina T. Mmbaga, et al. “A prospective study of Escherichia coli bloodstream infection among adolescents and adults in northern Tanzania.” Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 114, no. 5 (May 7, 2020): 378–84. https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trz111.

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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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