Peter Horby

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Publications

  1. pmc Quantifying the emergence of dengue in Hanoi, Vietnam: 1998-2009
    Hoang Quoc Cuong
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1322. 2011
  2. pmc Prospects for emerging infections in East and southeast Asia 10 years after severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Peter W Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong St, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:853-60. 2013
  3. pmc The epidemiology of interpandemic and pandemic influenza in Vietnam, 2007-2010: the Ha Nam household cohort study I
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1062-74. 2012
  4. pmc The role of host genetics in susceptibility to influenza: a systematic review
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 7:e33180. 2012
  5. pmc Factors associated with nosocomial SARS-CoV transmission among healthcare workers in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2003
    Mary G Reynolds
    National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:207. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What is the evidence of a role for host genetics in susceptibility to influenza A/H5N1?
    P Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1550-8. 2010
  7. pmc Stimulating the development of national Streptococcus suis guidelines in Viet Nam through a strategic research partnership
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Bull World Health Organ 88:458-61. 2010
  8. pmc Social contact patterns in Vietnam and implications for the control of infectious diseases
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 6:e16965. 2011
  9. pmc Risk factors for human infection with avian influenza A H5N1, Vietnam, 2004
    Pham Ngoc Dinh
    National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1841-7. 2006
  10. pmc Investigation of dengue and Japanese encephalitis virus transmission in Hanam, Viet Nam
    Annette Fox
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit and Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Viet Nam Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Viet Nam Hanam Centre for Preventive Medicine, Hanam, Viet Nam
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:892-6. 2014

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  1. pmc Quantifying the emergence of dengue in Hanoi, Vietnam: 1998-2009
    Hoang Quoc Cuong
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1322. 2011
    ..Hanoi, Vietnam is such an area, and following a large dengue outbreak in 2009, we set out to determine if dengue is emerging in Hanoi...
  2. pmc Prospects for emerging infections in East and southeast Asia 10 years after severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Peter W Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong St, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:853-60. 2013
    ..Given the continued scale and pace of change in East and Southeast Asia, it is vital that capabilities for predicting, identifying, and controlling biologic threats do not stagnate as the memory of SARS fades...
  3. pmc The epidemiology of interpandemic and pandemic influenza in Vietnam, 2007-2010: the Ha Nam household cohort study I
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1062-74. 2012
    ..These heterogeneities could influence the impact of school closure and childhood vaccination on influenza transmission in tropical areas, such as Vietnam...
  4. pmc The role of host genetics in susceptibility to influenza: a systematic review
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 7:e33180. 2012
    ..A systematic review was conducted to summarize the current state of evidence on the role of host genetics in susceptibility to influenza (PROSPERO registration number: CRD42011001380)...
  5. pmc Factors associated with nosocomial SARS-CoV transmission among healthcare workers in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2003
    Mary G Reynolds
    National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:207. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint What is the evidence of a role for host genetics in susceptibility to influenza A/H5N1?
    P Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1550-8. 2010
    ..Although the evidence is circumstantial, host genetic factors are a parsimonious explanation for the unusual epidemiology of human A/H5N1 cases and warrant further investigation...
  7. pmc Stimulating the development of national Streptococcus suis guidelines in Viet Nam through a strategic research partnership
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Bull World Health Organ 88:458-61. 2010
    ..Prevention, diagnosis and treatment are relatively straightforward and affordable but, in early 2007, no national diagnostic, case management or prevention guidelines existed in Viet Nam...
  8. pmc Social contact patterns in Vietnam and implications for the control of infectious diseases
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 6:e16965. 2011
    ..Even starker is the almost complete absence of data from developing countries. We sought to address this knowledge gap by conducting a household based social contact diary in rural Vietnam...
  9. pmc Risk factors for human infection with avian influenza A H5N1, Vietnam, 2004
    Pham Ngoc Dinh
    National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1841-7. 2006
    ..46, 95% CI 1.20-34.81, p = 0.03). Factors not significantly associated with infection were raising healthy poultry, preparing healthy poultry for consumption, and exposure to persons with an acute respiratory illness...
  10. pmc Investigation of dengue and Japanese encephalitis virus transmission in Hanam, Viet Nam
    Annette Fox
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit and Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Viet Nam Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Viet Nam Hanam Centre for Preventive Medicine, Hanam, Viet Nam
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:892-6. 2014
    ..The findings highlight the importance of continued Japanese encephalitis virus vaccination and dengue surveillance...
  11. pmc Acute measles encephalitis in partially vaccinated adults
    Annette Fox
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 8:e71671. 2013
    ..Treatment with immune-modulators is based on theories that post-infectious autoimmune responses cause demyelination. The clinical course and immunological parameters of AME were examined during an outbreak in Vietnam...
  12. pmc Fatal respiratory infections associated with rhinovirus outbreak, Vietnam
    Le Thanh Hai
    National Hospital of Pediatrics, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1886-8. 2012
    ..0005). Outbreak rhinoviruses formed a distinct genetic cluster. Human rhinovirus is an underappreciated cause of severe pneumonia in vulnerable groups...
  13. pmc Modelling the progression of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Vietnam and the opportunities for reassortment with other influenza viruses
    Maciej F Boni
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam
    BMC Med 7:43. 2009
    ..This is of greater concern in parts of Southeast Asia, where the population density is high, influenza is less seasonal, human-animal contact is common and avian influenza is still endemic...
  14. pmc Influenza A H5N1 and HIV co-infection: case report
    Annette Fox
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Viet Nam, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, 78 Giai Phong Road, Dong da, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
    BMC Infect Dis 10:167. 2010
    ..The role of adaptive immunity in severe influenza is poorly understood. The occurrence of influenza A/H5N1 in a patient with HIV provided a rare opportunity to investigate this...
  15. pmc Pandemic H1N1 virus transmission and shedding dynamics in index case households of a prospective Vietnamese cohort
    Pham Quang Thai
    National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    J Infect 68:581-90. 2014
    ..Influenza household transmission studies are required to guide prevention strategies but most passively recruit index cases that seek healthcare. We investigated A(H1N1)pdm09 transmission in a household-based cohort during 2009...
  16. pmc Immunological and viral determinants of dengue severity in hospitalized adults in Ha Noi, Viet Nam
    Annette Fox
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Hanoi, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e967. 2011
    ..This cross-sectional study examined these interactions in adult patients hospitalized with dengue in Ha Noi...
  17. pmc Streptococcus suis, an important cause of adult bacterial meningitis in northern Vietnam
    Heiman F L Wertheim
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 4:e5973. 2009
    ..S. suis is often misdiagnosed, due to lack of awareness and improper testing. Here we report the first fifty cases diagnosed with S. suis infection in northern Viet Nam...
  18. pmc Influenza A H5N1 clade 2.3.4 virus with a different antiviral susceptibility profile replaced clade 1 virus in humans in northern Vietnam
    Mai T Q Le
    National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 3:e3339. 2008
    ..Here we describe the re-emergence of human HPAI H5N1 virus infections in Vietnam in 2007 and the characteristics of the isolated viruses...
  19. ncbi request reprint An updated systematic review of the role of host genetics in susceptibility to influenza
    Peter Horby
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Vietnam
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:37-41. 2013
    ..One study does however present convincing functional evidence for an important role for IFITM3 in susceptibility to severe influenza in mice, and some evidence that this may also be important in human A/H1N1/pdm2009 infection. ..
  20. pmc Klebsiella pneumoniae oropharyngeal carriage in rural and urban Vietnam and the effect of alcohol consumption
    Trinh Tuyet Dao
    National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 9:e91999. 2014
    ..This population-based cross-sectional study explores the association of a variety of demographic and socioeconomic factors, as well as alcohol consumption with oropharyngeal carriage of K. pneumoniae in Vietnam...
  21. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use and resistance in emerging economies: a situation analysis for Viet Nam
    Kinh Van Nguyen
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    BMC Public Health 13:1158. 2013
    ..Viet Nam, with a large population, high burden of infectious disease and relatively unrestricted access to medication, is an excellent case study of the difficulties faced by emerging economies in controlling antimicrobial resistance...
  22. pmc Social and environmental determinants of malaria in space and time in Viet Nam
    H Manh Bui
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Viet Nam
    Int J Parasitol 41:109-16. 2011
    ..Forest-related activities and factors encompassed by poverty indicators are major drivers of malaria incidence in Viet Nam...
  23. pmc Severe pandemic H1N1 2009 infection is associated with transient NK and T deficiency and aberrant CD8 responses
    Annette Fox
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Dong da, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 7:e31535. 2012
    ..We therefore compared the acute cellular immune response in previously healthy adults with severe versus mild pandemic H1N1 infection...
  24. ncbi request reprint National influenza surveillance in Vietnam, 2006-2007
    Hien T Nguyen
    National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Vaccine 28:398-402. 2009
    ..Studies are needed to ascertain the disease burden and impact of influenza in Vietnam...
  25. pmc The spectrum of central nervous system infections in an adult referral hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Walter R Taylor
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 7:e42099. 2012
    ..To determine prospectively the causative pathogens of central nervous system (CNS) infections in patients admitted to a tertiary referral hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam...
  26. doi request reprint DodaLab: an urban health and demographic surveillance site, the first three years in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Toan K Tran
    Family Medicine Department, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Scand J Public Health 40:765-72. 2012
    ..The article aims to present the experiences and some concrete results for the first three years of operation of an urban HDSS in Hanoi, Vietnam, and discuss advantages and disadvantages of conducting health studies in HDSSs...
  27. ncbi request reprint A household survey on screening practices of household contacts of smear positive tuberculosis patients in Vietnam
    Thuy Hoang Thi Thanh
    National Tuberculosis Control Programme of Vietnam, National Lung Hospital VNTP NLH, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 14:713. 2014
    ..This study assesses current contact screening practices in Vietnam and determines the proportion of household contacts screened of newly registered TB patients...
  28. pmc Studying the effectiveness of activated carbon R95 respirators in reducing the inhalation of combustion by-products in Hanoi, Vietnam: a demonstration study
    Heiman F L Wertheim
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit and Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Environ Health 11:72. 2012
    ..In this demonstration study we set out to establish methods to assess whether wearing an R95 activated carbon respirator could reduce intake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in street workers in Hanoi, Vietnam...
  29. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcome of Penicillium marneffei infection among HIV-infected patients in northern Vietnam
    Mattias Larsson
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Welcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Hanoi, Vietnam
    AIDS Res Ther 9:24. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  30. pmc Oseltamivir is adequately absorbed following nasogastric administration to adult patients with severe H5N1 influenza
    Walter R J Taylor
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 3:e3410. 2008
    ..150 mg bid of oseltamivir was well absorbed and converted extensively to OC. Virus was cleared in two patients but two patients died, suggesting viral efficacy but poor clinical efficacy...