Gerardo Alvarez-Uria

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Herpetic tracheitis and polybacterial pneumonia in an immunocompetent young man is herpes tracheitis involved in the pathogenesis of bacterial pneumonia?
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Virol 41:164-5. 2008
  2. pmc Prevalence and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Rural Area of India: Is MRSA Replacing Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in the Community?
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    ISRN Dermatol 2012:248951. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of Formula Feeding and Breastfeeding on Child Growth, Infant Mortality, and HIV Transmission in Children Born to HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Who Received Triple Antiretroviral Therapy in a Resource-Limited Setting: Data from an HIV Cohort Study in
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    ISRN Pediatr 2012:763591. 2012
  4. pmc Factors Associated with Late Presentation of HIV and Estimation of Antiretroviral Treatment Need according to CD4 Lymphocyte Count in a Resource-Limited Setting: Data from an HIV Cohort Study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2012:293795. 2012
  5. pmc Natural History and Factors Associated with Early and Delayed Mortality in HIV-Infected Patients Treated of Tuberculosis under Directly Observed Treatment Short-Course Strategy: A Prospective Cohort Study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Anantapur District Bathalapalli, Andhra Pradesh 515661, India
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2012:502012. 2012
  6. pmc Rapid Diagnosis of Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Patients. Comparison of LED Fluorescent Microscopy and the GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay in a District Hospital in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    Tuberc Res Treat 2012:932862. 2012
  7. pmc Predictors of delayed entry into medical care of children diagnosed with HIV infection: data from an HIV cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh 515661, India
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:737620. 2013
  8. pmc Factors associated with attrition, mortality, and loss to follow up after antiretroviral therapy initiation: data from an HIV cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, India
    Glob Health Action 6:21682. 2013
  9. pmc Factors associated with delayed entry into HIV medical care after HIV diagnosis in a resource-limited setting: Data from a cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, AP, India
    Peerj 1:e90. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Early HIV viral load determination after initiating first-line antiretroviral therapy for indentifying patients with high risk of developing virological failure: data from a cohort study in a resource-limited setting
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, India
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1152-5. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Herpetic tracheitis and polybacterial pneumonia in an immunocompetent young man is herpes tracheitis involved in the pathogenesis of bacterial pneumonia?
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Virol 41:164-5. 2008
    ..Herpetic tracheitis could have been involved in the aspiration of oropharyngeal material that leaded to the development of this bacterial pneumonia...
  2. pmc Prevalence and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Rural Area of India: Is MRSA Replacing Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in the Community?
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    ISRN Dermatol 2012:248951. 2012
    ..The results of this study indicate that MRSA is replacing MSSA in CA-SA infections. If these findings are confirmed by other studies, the spread of CA-MRSA can be a major public health problem in India...
  3. pmc Effect of Formula Feeding and Breastfeeding on Child Growth, Infant Mortality, and HIV Transmission in Children Born to HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Who Received Triple Antiretroviral Therapy in a Resource-Limited Setting: Data from an HIV Cohort Study in
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    ISRN Pediatr 2012:763591. 2012
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  4. pmc Factors Associated with Late Presentation of HIV and Estimation of Antiretroviral Treatment Need according to CD4 Lymphocyte Count in a Resource-Limited Setting: Data from an HIV Cohort Study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2012:293795. 2012
    ..7%. Therefore, new strategies for avoiding HIV late presentation are urgently needed in developing countries...
  5. pmc Natural History and Factors Associated with Early and Delayed Mortality in HIV-Infected Patients Treated of Tuberculosis under Directly Observed Treatment Short-Course Strategy: A Prospective Cohort Study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Anantapur District Bathalapalli, Andhra Pradesh 515661, India
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2012:502012. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that there is an urgent need to improve the treatment of tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients in India...
  6. pmc Rapid Diagnosis of Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Patients. Comparison of LED Fluorescent Microscopy and the GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay in a District Hospital in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    Tuberc Res Treat 2012:932862. 2012
    ..2% of the cases. The results of this study show that the Xpert assay can dramatically improve the rapid diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis and other types of extrapulmonary tuberculosis of HIV infected patients...
  7. pmc Predictors of delayed entry into medical care of children diagnosed with HIV infection: data from an HIV cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh 515661, India
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:737620. 2013
    ..The results of this study can be used to improve the linkage between HIV testing and HIV care of children diagnosed with HIV in India...
  8. pmc Factors associated with attrition, mortality, and loss to follow up after antiretroviral therapy initiation: data from an HIV cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, India
    Glob Health Action 6:21682. 2013
    ..India is the third largest country in the world in terms of HIV infected people, but predictors of attrition after ART initiation are not well known...
  9. pmc Factors associated with delayed entry into HIV medical care after HIV diagnosis in a resource-limited setting: Data from a cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, AP, India
    Peerj 1:e90. 2013
    ..HIV programmes should monitor patients diagnosed with HIV until they engage in HIV medical care, especially those at increased risk of attrition. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Early HIV viral load determination after initiating first-line antiretroviral therapy for indentifying patients with high risk of developing virological failure: data from a cohort study in a resource-limited setting
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, India
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1152-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate the performance of a single determination of HIV viral load (VL) 6-12 months after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) for identifying patients who will subsequently develop virological failure...
  11. doi request reprint Trends and risk factors for HIV infection among young pregnant women in rural India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e121-3. 2012
    ..To study the trends of the HIV epidemic and risk factors associated with HIV in a rural area of India. We utilized HIV prevalence among young pregnant women as an indicator of population trends in HIV infection...
  12. doi request reprint Lung disease caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Fundacion Vicente Ferrer, Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:251-6. 2010
    ..In recent years, new information has appeared about other species and the pathogenesis of NTM...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduction in neutrophil count during hepatitis C treatment: drug toxicity or predictor of good response?
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2058-62. 2010
    ..However, reduction of peginterferon dose during the first weeks of HCV treatment is associated with failure to achieve sustained virological response...
  14. doi request reprint Factors associated with treatment failure of patients with psychiatric diseases and injecting drug users in the treatment of genotype 2 or 3 hepatitis C chronic infection
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Monsall Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Liver Int 29:1051-5. 2009
    ..Patients with psychiatric disorders and injecting drug users (IDUs) are considered 'difficult to treat' and are often excluded from treatment despite the lack of evidence supporting this decision...
  15. ncbi request reprint Non-tuberculous mycobacteria in the sputum of HIV-infected patients: infection or colonization?
    G Alvarez-Uria
    Infectious Diseases Department, Vall Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J STD AIDS 20:193-5. 2009
    ..3; 95% CI 1.6-11.7). In conclusion, we must suspect NTM infection in patients with long-standing symptoms, anaemia, low CD4 lymphocyte count, several positive sputum cultures and when AFB are seen...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate use against hepatitis B in an HIV-coinfected cohort
    G Alvarez-Uria
    Monsall Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, UK
    HIV Med 10:269-73. 2009
    ..We have studied the efficacy of TDF against HBV in patients treated at an Infectious Diseases Unit...
  17. pmc Predictors of delayed antiretroviral therapy initiation, mortality, and loss to followup in HIV infected patients eligible for HIV treatment: data from an HIV cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh 515661, India
    Biomed Res Int 2013:849042. 2013
    ..These results highlight the need to improve the timely initiation of ART in HIV programmes in India, especially in ART eligible patients with tuberculosis, low CD4 counts, living in rural areas, or having a low socioeconomic status...
  18. pmc Predictors of attrition in patients ineligible for antiretroviral therapy after being diagnosed with HIV: data from an HIV cohort study in India
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, RDT Bathalapalli Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli 515661, India
    Biomed Res Int 2013:858023. 2013
    ..Widows were given nutritional support and, therefore, had better retention in care. The results of this study highlight the need to improve the retention in care of ART ineligible patients in India...
  19. pmc Directly-Observed Intermittent Therapy versus Unsupervised Daily Regimen during the Intensive Phase of Antituberculosis Therapy in HIV Infected Patients
    Gerardo Alvarez-Uria
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Bathalapalli, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh 515661, India
    Biomed Res Int 2014:937817. 2014
    ..Self-administered daily ATT was not associated with an increased risk of default from treatment. These results support the immediate implementation of daily ATT for HIV infected patients during the intensive phase in India. ..