Marissa L Becker

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Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Prevalence and determinants of HIV infection in South India: a heterogeneous, rural epidemic
    Marissa L Becker
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 21:739-47. 2007
  2. ncbi Association between medical injections and HIV infection in a community-based study in India
    Marissa L Becker
    AIDS 19:1334-6. 2005
  3. ncbi Diarrheal disease among HIV-infected adults in Karnataka, India: evaluation of risk factors and etiology
    Marissa L Becker
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Department of Community Health Sciences, and Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:718-22. 2007
  4. pmc The Intersection between Sex Work and Reproductive Health in Northern Karnataka, India: Identifying Gaps and Opportunities in the Context of HIV Prevention
    Marissa Becker
    Center for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, R070 Med Rehab Building, 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 0T6
    AIDS Res Treat 2012:842576. 2012
  5. pmc Behavioural and medical predictors of bacterial vaginosis recurrence among female sex workers: longitudinal analysis from a randomized controlled trial
    Fernand A Guédou
    URESP, Centre de recherche FQRS du CHU de Québec, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 13:208. 2013
  6. pmc Characterizing sexual histories of women before formal sex-work in south India from a cross-sectional survey: implications for HIV/STI prevention
    Sharmistha Mishra
    Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:829. 2012
  7. doi Rates and determinants of HIV-attributable mortality among rural female sex workers in Northern Karnataka, India
    M L Becker
    Centre for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 23:36-40. 2012
  8. doi Etiology and determinants of sexually transmitted infections in Karnataka state, south India
    Marissa Becker
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 37:159-64. 2010
  9. doi Circumstances, experiences and processes surrounding women's entry into sex work in India
    Leigh M McClarty
    a Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Cult Health Sex 16:149-63. 2014
  10. ncbi Is HIV prevalence declining in southern India? Evidence from two rounds of general population surveys in Bagalkot District, Karnataka
    Rajaram S Potty
    CHARME India Project, Bangalore, India
    Sex Transm Dis 39:761-8. 2012

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Publications12

  1. ncbi Prevalence and determinants of HIV infection in South India: a heterogeneous, rural epidemic
    Marissa L Becker
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 21:739-47. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence and determinants of HIV infection in the general population in Bagalkot district, a largely rural district in the southern Indian state of Karnataka...
  2. ncbi Association between medical injections and HIV infection in a community-based study in India
    Marissa L Becker
    AIDS 19:1334-6. 2005
  3. ncbi Diarrheal disease among HIV-infected adults in Karnataka, India: evaluation of risk factors and etiology
    Marissa L Becker
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Department of Community Health Sciences, and Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:718-22. 2007
    ..Important risk factors for diarrhea were identified. Protection by TMP/SMX reinforces the importance of prophylaxis. These data suggest that treatment with an antibiotic and anti-parasitic medication may be effective...
  4. pmc The Intersection between Sex Work and Reproductive Health in Northern Karnataka, India: Identifying Gaps and Opportunities in the Context of HIV Prevention
    Marissa Becker
    Center for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, R070 Med Rehab Building, 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 0T6
    AIDS Res Treat 2012:842576. 2012
    ..Antenatal HIV testing remains low in the context of ongoing sex work during pregnancy. Existing HIV prevention programs are well positioned to immediately integrate reproductive health care with HIV interventions targeted to FSWs...
  5. pmc Behavioural and medical predictors of bacterial vaginosis recurrence among female sex workers: longitudinal analysis from a randomized controlled trial
    Fernand A Guédou
    URESP, Centre de recherche FQRS du CHU de Québec, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 13:208. 2013
    ..Data on risk factors of recurrent bacterial vaginosis (RBV) are still scarce. We used data from female sex workers (FSW) participating in a randomized controlled microbicide trial to examine predictors of BV recurrence...
  6. pmc Characterizing sexual histories of women before formal sex-work in south India from a cross-sectional survey: implications for HIV/STI prevention
    Sharmistha Mishra
    Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:829. 2012
    ....
  7. doi Rates and determinants of HIV-attributable mortality among rural female sex workers in Northern Karnataka, India
    M L Becker
    Centre for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 23:36-40. 2012
    ..Despite significant efforts, there remain considerable gaps in HIV prevention near or before entry into sex work, as well as access and uptake of HIV treatment among FSWs...
  8. doi Etiology and determinants of sexually transmitted infections in Karnataka state, south India
    Marissa Becker
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 37:159-64. 2010
    ..We undertook this study to better understand the etiology of STIs in adults in south India and to inform STI management guidelines...
  9. doi Circumstances, experiences and processes surrounding women's entry into sex work in India
    Leigh M McClarty
    a Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Cult Health Sex 16:149-63. 2014
    ....
  10. ncbi Is HIV prevalence declining in southern India? Evidence from two rounds of general population surveys in Bagalkot District, Karnataka
    Rajaram S Potty
    CHARME India Project, Bangalore, India
    Sex Transm Dis 39:761-8. 2012
    ..To assess the levels and trends in the prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in the general population in Bagalkot district using 2 cross-sectional surveys undertaken in 2003 and 2009...
  11. doi Exploring the population-level impact of antiretroviral treatment: the influence of baseline intervention context
    Sharmistha Mishra
    aDepartment of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London bSocial and Mathematical Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK cGovernment of Karnataka, Bangalore, India dSchool of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia eUNAIDS India, New Delhi fKarnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bangalore, India gDepartment of Community Health Sciences, Centre for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg hCentre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada iDivision of Infectious Diseases, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada jSt John s Medical College Research Institute, Bangalore, India
    AIDS 28:S61-72. 2014
    ..To compare the potential population-level impact of expanding antiretroviral treatment (ART) in HIV epidemics concentrated among female sex workers (FSWs) and clients, with and without existing condom-based FSW interventions...
  12. doi Lack of effectiveness of cellulose sulfate gel for the prevention of vaginal HIV transmission
    Lut Van Damme
    CONRAD, Arlington, VA, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:463-72. 2008
    ..Women make up more than 50% of adults living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in sub-Saharan Africa. Thus, female-initiated HIV prevention methods are urgently needed...