C Firnhaber

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Publications

  1. pmc Validation of cervical cancer screening methods in HIV positive women from Johannesburg South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Faculty of Health Science Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e53494. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccines: where do they fit in HIV-infected individuals?
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 9:278-86. 2012
  3. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy and cervical dysplasia in HIV-positive women in South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Faculty of Health Science Center, Department of Medicine, Clinical HIV Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17382. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) co-infection in HBV serologically-negative South African HIV patients and retrospective evaluation of the clinical course of mono- and co-infection
    Cindy Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e268-72. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus types in HIV seropositive men with penile warts in Johannesburg, South Africa
    C Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 22:107-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of HPV vaccine types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in HIV-infected women from South Africa, Brazil and Botswana
    C Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Science Center, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Clin Virol 52:265-8. 2011

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Publications6

  1. pmc Validation of cervical cancer screening methods in HIV positive women from Johannesburg South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Faculty of Health Science Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e53494. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccines: where do they fit in HIV-infected individuals?
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 9:278-86. 2012
    ..Future studies should examine the role of HPV vaccination for older HIV-infected adults who likely have ongoing HPV infection...
  3. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy and cervical dysplasia in HIV-positive women in South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Faculty of Health Science Center, Department of Medicine, Clinical HIV Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17382. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of HAART on the incidence and progression of SIL in HIV-positive women in South Africa...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) co-infection in HBV serologically-negative South African HIV patients and retrospective evaluation of the clinical course of mono- and co-infection
    Cindy Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e268-72. 2012
    ..This study presents the prevalence of HBV DNA in HIV-positive patients negative for all HBV serological markers and a retrospective evaluation of the clinical course of mono- and co-infection...
  5. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus types in HIV seropositive men with penile warts in Johannesburg, South Africa
    C Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 22:107-9. 2011
    ..0%) men had both types. Our study shows a high prevalence (68.5%) of HPV type 6 and/or 11 in this male population with PW. Given the poor availability of treatment, a quadrivalent vaccine for men may have significant benefit...
  6. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of HPV vaccine types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in HIV-infected women from South Africa, Brazil and Botswana
    C Firnhaber
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Science Center, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Clin Virol 52:265-8. 2011
    ..Many resource limited settings (RLS) suffer from high rates of both cervical cancer and HIV. Limited HPV serology data are available from RLS; such data could help describe local patterns of HPV infection and predict vaccine efficacy...