Rana Chakraborty

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 infection in children: a clinical and immunologic overview
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, 5th Floor Lanesborough Wing, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Rd, Tooting, London SW 17 0QT, UK
    Curr HIV Res 3:31-41. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The post-mortem pathology of HIV-1-infected African children
    Rana Chakraborty
    Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
    Ann Trop Paediatr 22:125-31. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Viral coinfections among African children infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1
    Rana Chakraborty
    Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 36:922-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of severely immunocompromised human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected African orphans with structured treatment interruption: another kind of salvage therapy
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital and Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1483-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint nef gene sequence variation among HIV-1-infected African children
    R Chakraborty
    Nyumbani Children s Home, Nairobi, Kenya
    HIV Med 7:75-84. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Infections and other causes of death in HIV-infected children in Africa
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, 5th Floor Lanesborough Wing, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:132-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of delayed disease progression in HIV-1-infected Kenyan children
    Rana Chakraborty
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Immunol 174:8191-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Syphilis is on the increase: the implications for child health
    Rana Chakraborty
    Department of Child Health, St George s Hospital, 5th Floor, Lanesborough Wing, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:105-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of tuberculosis using an INF-gamma assay in a child with HIV-1 infection and a very low CD4 count
    Nikos Spyridis
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:919-21. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 drug resistance in HIV-1-infected children in the United Kingdom from 1998 to 2004
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:457-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 infection in children: a clinical and immunologic overview
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, 5th Floor Lanesborough Wing, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Rd, Tooting, London SW 17 0QT, UK
    Curr HIV Res 3:31-41. 2005
    ..Our current knowledge of the mechanisms of T cell depletion is summarised and the host immune response to HIV-1 (innate and adaptive) described in the context of Pediatric HIV-1 infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint The post-mortem pathology of HIV-1-infected African children
    Rana Chakraborty
    Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
    Ann Trop Paediatr 22:125-31. 2002
    ..Management should include prompt treatment and, if indicated, prophylaxis for recurrent bacterial infections, and early evaluation and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Viral coinfections among African children infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1
    Rana Chakraborty
    Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 36:922-4. 2003
    ..A protective role for hepatitis G virus cannot be excluded but likely affects only a minority of HIV-1-infected African children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of severely immunocompromised human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected African orphans with structured treatment interruption: another kind of salvage therapy
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital and Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1483-5. 2003
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  5. ncbi request reprint nef gene sequence variation among HIV-1-infected African children
    R Chakraborty
    Nyumbani Children s Home, Nairobi, Kenya
    HIV Med 7:75-84. 2006
    ..Genotypic and phenotypic variations in host immunogenetics and HIV-1 negative factor (nef) accessory protein may influence disease progression and have frequently been characterized in subjects infected with clade B HIV-1...
  6. ncbi request reprint Infections and other causes of death in HIV-infected children in Africa
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, 5th Floor Lanesborough Wing, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:132-9. 2004
    ..These parameters are contrasted with available data on HIV-infected children residing in community settings in Africa...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of delayed disease progression in HIV-1-infected Kenyan children
    Rana Chakraborty
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Immunol 174:8191-9. 2005
    ..As HIV-1-specific helper cells support anti-HIV-1 effector responses in active disease, their presence may be important in delaying disease progression...
  8. doi request reprint Syphilis is on the increase: the implications for child health
    Rana Chakraborty
    Department of Child Health, St George s Hospital, 5th Floor, Lanesborough Wing, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:105-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of tuberculosis using an INF-gamma assay in a child with HIV-1 infection and a very low CD4 count
    Nikos Spyridis
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:919-21. 2007
    ..Positive cultures for Mycobacterium tuberculosis followed 6 weeks later. INF-gamma assays should be considered as first line investigations in HIV-1 infected subjects when TB is a diagnostic possibility...
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 drug resistance in HIV-1-infected children in the United Kingdom from 1998 to 2004
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:457-9. 2008
    ..Three-class resistance was noted in 42 samples (14.1%). Our study also highlighted underutilization of testing and the need for prompt genotyping after drug discontinuation which may have lead to an underestimation of HIV-1 resistance...
  11. pmc CD8(+) lymphocytes respond to different HIV epitopes in seronegative and infected subjects
    R Kaul
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Clin Invest 107:1303-10. 2001
    ..The association between differential recognition of distinct CTL epitopes and protection from HIV-1 infection may have significant implications for vaccine design...
  12. ncbi request reprint Enfurvitide prevents vertical transmission of multidrug-resistant HIV-1 in pregnancy but does not cross the placenta
    Paul Brennan-Benson
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    AIDS 20:297-9. 2006
    ..The measurement of maternal and foetal peripheral blood levels of enfurvitide showed no evidence of transplacental transfer...
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV-1-specific CD8 T cell responses in a pediatric slow progressor infected as a premature neonate
    Rana Chakraborty
    University of Oxford, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, UK
    AIDS 16:2085-7. 2002
    ..HIV-1 infection as early as 25 weeks' gestation may thus results in the development of immune responses that control viral replication and lead to prolonged survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Novel treatment options for pediatric HIV infection
    Eleanor Day
    St George s Hospital, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 9:170-5. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Managing congenital syphilis again? The more things change
    Rana Chakraborty
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 20:247-52. 2007
    ..In this article, we review current strategies for the management of maternal and congenital syphilis nationally and in resource-poor settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Persistent non-gastrointestinal metabolic acidosis in pediatric HIV-1 infection
    Rana Chakraborty
    Department of Child Health, St George s Hospital and Medical School, London UK
    AIDS 17:673-7. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence and to identify the clinical parameters associated with non-gastrointestinal renal tubular and high anion gap acidosis in a cohort of HIV-1-infected children...
  17. ncbi request reprint An epidemic of enterovirus 71 infection among HIV-1-infected orphans in Nairobi
    Rana Chakraborty
    AIDS 18:1968-70. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Growth, morbidity, and mortality in a cohort of institutionalized HIV-1-infected African children
    Lisa M Nathan
    School of Medicine, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:237-41. 2003
    ..No similar data are available for infected children in institutionalized care. We characterized patterns of morbidity and mortality among HIV-1-infected children residing at an orphanage in Nairobi...