Nitika Pant Pai

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Will an unsupervised self-testing strategy for HIV work in health care workers of South Africa? A cross sectional pilot feasibility study
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University and Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e79772. 2013
  2. pmc Are Treponema pallidum specific rapid and point-of-care tests for syphilis accurate enough for screening in resource limited settings? Evidence from a meta-analysis
    Yalda Jafari
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e54695. 2013
  3. pmc Supervised and unsupervised self-testing for HIV in high- and low-risk populations: a systematic review
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS Med 10:e1001414. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Simultaneous triple point-of-care testing for HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B virus to prevent mother-to-child transmission in India
    N P Pai
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 23:319-24. 2012
  5. pmc Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy, feasibility and client preference for rapid oral fluid-based diagnosis of HIV infection in rural India
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Immunodeficiency Service, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 2:e367. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Does genetic diversity of HIV-1 non-B subtypes differentially impact disease progression in treatment-naive HIV-1-infected individuals? A systematic review of evidence: 1996-2010
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Service, MUHC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:382-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of accuracy of a rapid point-of-care HIV test with oral versus whole-blood specimens: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:373-80. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Accuracy of rapid and point-of-care screening tests for hepatitis C: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sushmita Shivkumar
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 157:558-66. 2012
  9. pmc Do HIV-1 non-B subtypes differentially impact resistance mutations and clinical disease progression in treated populations? Evidence from a systematic review
    Madhavi Bhargava
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18944. 2014
  10. pmc Quality and reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies in TB, HIV and malaria: evaluation using QUADAS and STARD standards
    Patricia Scolari Fontela
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e7753. 2009

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Publications11

  1. pmc Will an unsupervised self-testing strategy for HIV work in health care workers of South Africa? A cross sectional pilot feasibility study
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University and Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e79772. 2013
    ..Non-invasive, oral self-tests offer a potential for a confidential, unsupervised HIV self-testing option, but global data are limited...
  2. pmc Are Treponema pallidum specific rapid and point-of-care tests for syphilis accurate enough for screening in resource limited settings? Evidence from a meta-analysis
    Yalda Jafari
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e54695. 2013
    ..To fill this gap, a systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of rapid and POC tests in blood and serum samples against Treponema pallidum (TP) specific reference standards...
  3. pmc Supervised and unsupervised self-testing for HIV in high- and low-risk populations: a systematic review
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS Med 10:e1001414. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed evidence on supervised (self-testing and counselling aided by a health care professional) and unsupervised (performed by self-tester with access to phone/internet counselling) self-testing strategies...
  4. doi request reprint Simultaneous triple point-of-care testing for HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B virus to prevent mother-to-child transmission in India
    N P Pai
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 23:319-24. 2012
    ..These data suggest that multiplexed STPOC screening for syphilis, hepatitis B and HIV in pregnancy would be desirable for women in rural India...
  5. pmc Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy, feasibility and client preference for rapid oral fluid-based diagnosis of HIV infection in rural India
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Immunodeficiency Service, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 2:e367. 2007
    ..We report a field evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy, client preference, and feasibility for the oral fluid-based OraQuick Rapid HIV1/2 test in a rural hospital in India...
  6. doi request reprint Does genetic diversity of HIV-1 non-B subtypes differentially impact disease progression in treatment-naive HIV-1-infected individuals? A systematic review of evidence: 1996-2010
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Service, MUHC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:382-8. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of accuracy of a rapid point-of-care HIV test with oral versus whole-blood specimens: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:373-80. 2012
    ..Our aim was to establish whether a convenient, non-invasive, HIV test that uses oral fluid was accurate by comparison with the same test with blood-based specimens...
  8. doi request reprint Accuracy of rapid and point-of-care screening tests for hepatitis C: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sushmita Shivkumar
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 157:558-66. 2012
    ..Although rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and point-of-care tests (POCTs) provide a time- and cost-saving alternative to conventional laboratory tests, their global uptake partly depends on their performance...
  9. pmc Do HIV-1 non-B subtypes differentially impact resistance mutations and clinical disease progression in treated populations? Evidence from a systematic review
    Madhavi Bhargava
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18944. 2014
    ....
  10. pmc Quality and reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies in TB, HIV and malaria: evaluation using QUADAS and STARD standards
    Patricia Scolari Fontela
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e7753. 2009
    ..However, it is unclear whether these tools have been applied to diagnostic studies of infectious diseases. We performed a systematic review on the methodological and reporting quality of diagnostic studies in TB, malaria and HIV...