Alok Kumar

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Follow-up of HIV-infected women diagnosed by antenatal screening in Barbados from 1996-2004
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies Cave Hill, Barbados, West Indies
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:715-21. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Uptake of health care services and health status of HIV-infected women diagnosed through antenatal HIV screening in Barbados, 1996-2004
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, The University of the West Indies Cave Hill, Barbados, West Indies
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:376-82. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical Presentation, treatment outcome and survival among the HIV infected children with culture confirmed tuberculosis
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies, West Indies
    Curr HIV Res 5:499-504. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Profile of Hospitalized HIV-Infected Persons in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era in Barbados
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:101-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV serostatus disclosure: a prospective study among HIV-infected postparturient women in Barbados
    Alok Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of the West Indies, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ladymeade Reference Unit, Barbados, West Indies
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:724-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Changing HIV infection-related mortality rate and causes of death among persons with HIV infection before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy: analysis of all HIV-related deaths in Barbados, 1997-2005
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, West Indies
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 5:109-14. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduction in perinatal transmission and mortality from human immunodeficiency virus after intervention with zidovudine in Barbados
    Anne M St John
    Department of Pediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Martindales Road, St Michael, Barbados
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:422-6. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiological trends and clinical manifestations of Dengue among children in one of the English-speaking Caribbean countries
    Alok Kumar
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, West Indies
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 107:254-60. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of HIV-infected childbearing women in Barbados
    Alok Kumar
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, St Michael, Barbados
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 13:1-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Continuous peritoneal dialysis in children: a single-centre experience in a developing country
    Narayan Prasad
    Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:403-7. 2006

Collaborators

  • Usha K Misra
  • Narayan Prasad
  • Amit Gupta
  • Raj Kumar Sharma
  • Sanjeev Gulati
  • Sukanta Barai
  • G Nagesh Babu
  • Krishna R Kilaru
  • Anne M St John
  • Sanjay Gambhir
  • Deep Shankar Parasar
  • Ramesh Chandra
  • S K Puri
  • Jayantee Kalita
  • Batchu Suneetha
  • Manish Ora
  • Dhulipala V S Julu
  • Ramesh Kumar
  • Mahender Bhandari
  • Aneesh Srivastava
  • Namrata Sippy
  • Clyde Cave

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Follow-up of HIV-infected women diagnosed by antenatal screening in Barbados from 1996-2004
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies Cave Hill, Barbados, West Indies
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:715-21. 2008
    ..In conclusion, many of the women diagnosed from antenatal VCT fail to utilize the available health care facilities and continue to engage in risk-taking behaviors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Uptake of health care services and health status of HIV-infected women diagnosed through antenatal HIV screening in Barbados, 1996-2004
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, The University of the West Indies Cave Hill, Barbados, West Indies
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:376-82. 2007
    ..To study utilization of HIV-related health care services and to describe the health status of HIV-infected women diagnosed through antenatal voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV infection in Barbados...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical Presentation, treatment outcome and survival among the HIV infected children with culture confirmed tuberculosis
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies, West Indies
    Curr HIV Res 5:499-504. 2007
    ..We studied the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment outcome and survival in children with HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) co-infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Profile of Hospitalized HIV-Infected Persons in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era in Barbados
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:101-5. 2007
    ..This report also describes the profiles of the HIV-infected persons who were hospitalized in the HAART era...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV serostatus disclosure: a prospective study among HIV-infected postparturient women in Barbados
    Alok Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of the West Indies, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ladymeade Reference Unit, Barbados, West Indies
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:724-30. 2006
    ..Lack of disclosure may have limited their ability to engage in preventive behaviors or to obtain the necessary emotional support for coping with their serostatus or illness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changing HIV infection-related mortality rate and causes of death among persons with HIV infection before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy: analysis of all HIV-related deaths in Barbados, 1997-2005
    Alok Kumar
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, West Indies
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 5:109-14. 2006
    ..To compare the trends in death rates and the causes of deaths before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduction in perinatal transmission and mortality from human immunodeficiency virus after intervention with zidovudine in Barbados
    Anne M St John
    Department of Pediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Martindales Road, St Michael, Barbados
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:422-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact of zidovudine (ZDV) intervention on vertical transmission and HIV-related mortality in two groups of pregnant mothers and their respective infants...
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiological trends and clinical manifestations of Dengue among children in one of the English-speaking Caribbean countries
    Alok Kumar
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, West Indies
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 107:254-60. 2013
    ..We therefore studied the epidemiology, clinical presentation, immunological characteristics, morbidity and mortality from dengue virus infection among children in Barbados, one of the English-speaking Caribbean countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of HIV-infected childbearing women in Barbados
    Alok Kumar
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, St Michael, Barbados
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 13:1-9. 2003
    ..To describe the demographic profile, social and family characteristics, and lifestyle traits of HIV-infected childbearing women in the Caribbean nation of Barbados in comparison to a control group of HIV-negative women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Continuous peritoneal dialysis in children: a single-centre experience in a developing country
    Narayan Prasad
    Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:403-7. 2006
    ..The mean cumulative survival time of patient on CPD was 42 months. We conclude that CPD is a viable option for dialysis in ESRD children in a developing country and is a successful bridge between ESRD and renal transplantation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of highly active antiretroviral therapy in nonclinical trial setting of a developing Caribbean country
    Alok Kumar
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:114-6. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint CD4 cell counts in adults with newly diagnosed HIV infection in Barbados
    Krishna R Kilaru
    Ladymeade Reference Unit, St Michael, Barbados
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 16:302-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the absolute CD4 cell counts of all the newly diagnosed HIV-infected persons who presented at the Ladymeade Reference Unit (LRU), which serves as the national HIV/AIDS referral and treatment center for the country of Barbados...
  13. doi request reprint Elevated inflammatory markers in a group of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients from northern India
    G Nagesh Babu
    Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, UP 226014, India
    Neurochem Res 33:1145-9. 2008
    ..This study confirms the involvement of inflammation in ALS and the need to develop surrogate markers to check the progression of this disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antenatal voluntary counseling and testing for HIV in Barbados. Success and barriers to implementation
    Alok Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Martindales Road, St Michael, Barbados
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:242-8. 2004
    ..To determine the success of voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV and to identify the barriers to implementation when VCT is offered as a package integrated with antenatal care...
  15. doi request reprint Levels of GFR and protein-induced hyperfiltration in kidney donors: a single-center experience in India
    Sukanta Barai
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:407-14. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pediatric renal transplants in a developing country
    Sanjeev Gulati
    Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:96-100. 2004
    ..2 mg/dl. The long-term outcome of pediatric renal transplants in our country remains suboptimal. CsA discontinuation due to financial constraints and/or non-compliance remain the most important reasons for this...