Zacarias J da Silva
Affiliation: Bandim Health Project
- Changes in prevalence and incidence of HIV-1, HIV-2 and dual infections in urban areas of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau: is HIV-2 disappearing?Zacarias J da Silva
Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Sweden
AIDS 22:1195-202. 2008..To assess the changes in HIV prevalence and incidence between 1996 and 2006 in urban areas of Bissau...
- Decline in human T-cell lymphotropic virus-1 prevalence in urban areas of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau: exploring the association with HIV infectionsZacarias J da Silva
Bandim Health Project, Apt 861, Bissau Codex 1004, Guinea Bissau
AIDS 23:637-9. 2009..The prevalence of HTLV-1 declined significantly from 3.5% in 1996 to 2.3% in 2006. The incidence between 1996 and 2006 was only 0.9/1000 person-years and tended to be higher for women than for men...
- Undetectable plasma viral load predicts normal survival in HIV-2-infected people in a West African villageMaarten F Schim van der Loeff
MRC Laboratories Fajara, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
Retrovirology 7:46. 2010..There have been no previous studies of the long-term survival and temporal changes in plasma viral load among HIV-2 infected subjects...
- Tuberculosis burden in an urban population: a cross sectional tuberculosis survey from Guinea BissauMorten Bjerregaard-Andersen
Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
BMC Infect Dis 10:96. 2010..We conducted a cross sectional survey for pulmonary TB and TB symptoms in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, in an urban cohort with known HIV prevalence. TB surveillance in the area is routinely based on passive case finding...