Anita Shet

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Congenital and perinatal infections: throwing new light with an old TORCH
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, 560034, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:88-95. 2011
  2. pmc Dried blood spot HIV-1 RNA quantification: a useful tool for viral load monitoring among HIV-infected individuals in India
    Ujjwal Neogi
    St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Med Res 136:956-62. 2012
  3. doi request reprint High concordance of genotypic coreceptor prediction in plasma-viral RNA and proviral DNA of HIV-1 subtype C: implications for use of whole blood DNA in resource-limited settings
    Soham Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, St John s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2003-6. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy and acquired drug resistance among HIV-1-infected children in India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Paediatrics, St John s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e227-9. 2013
  5. pmc Clade C HIV-1 isolates circulating in Southern Africa exhibit a greater frequency of dicysteine motif-containing Tat variants than those in Southeast Asia and cause increased neurovirulence
    Vasudev R Rao
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Retrovirology 10:61. 2013
  6. pmc High viremia and low level of transmitted drug resistance in anti-retroviral therapy-naïve perinatally-infected children and adolescents with HIV-1 subtype C infection
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 12:317. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence and etiology of anemia among HIV-infected children in India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560034, India
    Eur J Pediatr 171:531-40. 2012
  8. pmc High rates of adherence and treatment success in a public and public-private HIV clinic in India: potential benefits of standardized national care delivery systems
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:277. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cryptococcal lymphadenitis and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome: current considerations
    Vijesh Kuttiatt
    Department of Paediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:664-8. 2011
  10. pmc Anemia and growth failure among HIV-infected children in India: a retrospective analysis
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    BMC Pediatr 9:37. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Congenital and perinatal infections: throwing new light with an old TORCH
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, 560034, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:88-95. 2011
    ..Selective screening of the mother and newborn, encouraging good personal hygiene and universal immunization are some measures that can contribute towards decreasing the incidence and morbidity of congenital and perinatal infections...
  2. pmc Dried blood spot HIV-1 RNA quantification: a useful tool for viral load monitoring among HIV-infected individuals in India
    Ujjwal Neogi
    St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Med Res 136:956-62. 2012
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the performance of DBS in HIV-1 RNA quantification against the standard plasma viral load assay...
  3. doi request reprint High concordance of genotypic coreceptor prediction in plasma-viral RNA and proviral DNA of HIV-1 subtype C: implications for use of whole blood DNA in resource-limited settings
    Soham Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, St John s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2003-6. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the performance of cell-associated proviral DNA against plasma-derived viral RNA as the genetic material for GTT in an Indian clinical setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy and acquired drug resistance among HIV-1-infected children in India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Paediatrics, St John s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e227-9. 2013
    ..The presence of resistance highlights the need for virologic monitoring of children receiving antiretroviral treatment to optimize treatment success and preserve future treatment options. ..
  5. pmc Clade C HIV-1 isolates circulating in Southern Africa exhibit a greater frequency of dicysteine motif-containing Tat variants than those in Southeast Asia and cause increased neurovirulence
    Vasudev R Rao
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Retrovirology 10:61. 2013
    ..HIV-1 Tat protein is a viral determinant of neurocognitive dysfunction. Therefore, we focused our study on the variations seen in tat gene and its contribution to HIV associated neuropathogenesis...
  6. pmc High viremia and low level of transmitted drug resistance in anti-retroviral therapy-naïve perinatally-infected children and adolescents with HIV-1 subtype C infection
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 12:317. 2012
    ..In this study we sought to understand the relationship between duration of HIV-1 infection and viral dynamics among perinatally-infected children and adolescents in India along with transmitted drug resistance in this population...
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence and etiology of anemia among HIV-infected children in India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560034, India
    Eur J Pediatr 171:531-40. 2012
    ..6 g/dl, 6-month Hb 12.2 g/dl, p = 0.03). Children taking ART combined with iron supplements experienced a larger increase in Hb compared to those receiving neither ART nor iron supplements (mean Hb change 1.5 g/dl, p < 0.01)...
  8. pmc High rates of adherence and treatment success in a public and public-private HIV clinic in India: potential benefits of standardized national care delivery systems
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:277. 2011
    ..This study aimed to understand patient characteristics and treatment outcomes from different HIV healthcare settings in Bangalore, India...
  9. doi request reprint Cryptococcal lymphadenitis and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome: current considerations
    Vijesh Kuttiatt
    Department of Paediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:664-8. 2011
    ..Cases with severe inflammation may benefit from anti-inflammatory drugs/corticosteroids. Unusual manifestations like lymphadenitis pose diagnostic difficulties in regions with a high prevalence of tubercular lymphadenitis...
  10. pmc Anemia and growth failure among HIV-infected children in India: a retrospective analysis
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    BMC Pediatr 9:37. 2009
    ..Anemia and poor nutrition have been previously described as independent risk factors for death among HIV-infected children. We sought to describe nutritional status, anemia burden and HIV disease correlates among infected children in India...
  11. pmc Co-receptor tropism prediction among 1045 Indian HIV-1 subtype C sequences: Therapeutic implications for India
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Department of Pediatrics, St, John s Medical College and Hospital, St, John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560034, India
    AIDS Res Ther 7:24. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine using in silico methods, HIV-1 tropism among a large number of Indian isolates both from primary clinical isolates as well as from database-derived sequences...
  12. doi request reprint India calling: harnessing the promise of mobile phones for HIV healthcare
    Anita Shet
    St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Trop Med Int Health 16:214-6. 2011
    ..There is scope for exploiting existing mobile phone technology and infrastructure for healthcare enhancement in resource-constrained settings...
  13. doi request reprint Designing a mobile phone-based intervention to promote adherence to antiretroviral therapy in South India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Behav 14:716-20. 2010
    ..Loss of privacy was not considered a deterrent. The study presents important considerations in the design of a mobile phone-based adherence intervention in India...
  14. pmc Supporting adherence to antiretroviral therapy with mobile phone reminders: results from a cohort in South India
    Rashmi Rodrigues
    Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e40723. 2012
    ..Participant experiences with the intervention were also studied. This is the first report of such an intervention for antiretroviral adherence from India, a country with over 800 million mobile connections...
  15. pmc Long-term efficacy of first line antiretroviral therapy in Indian HIV-1 infected patients: a longitudinal cohort study
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e55421. 2013
    ..Therefore, we conducted a long-term longitudinal analysis of the efficacy of the national first-line therapy in India from an observational cohort of Indian patients in two different clinical settings...
  16. pmc Human APOBEC3G-mediated hypermutation is associated with antiretroviral therapy failure in HIV-1 subtype C-infected individuals
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18472. 2013
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  17. pmc Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 subtypes in India: origin and evolutionary history of the predominant subtype C
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e39819. 2012
    ..We also reconstructed the time to the most recent common ancestor (tMRCA) of the predominant HIV-1C strains...
  18. doi request reprint Naturally occurring polymorphisms and primary drug resistance profile among antiretroviral-naive individuals in Bangalore, India
    Ujjwal Neogi
    St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:1097-101. 2010
    ..Over a span of 10 years, the median polymorphism frequency among ART-naive subjects has remained unchanged, suggesting the slow evolution of HIV-1 subtype C in India...
  19. doi request reprint Supporting patient adherence to antiretrovirals using mobile phone reminders: patient responses from South India
    Kristi Sidney
    Division of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    AIDS Care 24:612-7. 2012
    ..Voice calls rather than SMSs alone seem to be preferred as reminders. Further research to study the influence of this intervention on adherence and health maintenance is warranted...
  20. pmc Genetic characterization of HIV type 1 Tat exon 1 from a southern Indian clinical cohort: identification of unique epidemiological signature residues
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Clinical Virology, Department of Microbiology, St John s Medical College, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1152-6. 2012
    ..Our data have direct relevance for subunit-based Tat HIV-1 vaccine development...
  21. pmc Growth patterns and anaemia status of HIV-infected children living in an institutional facility in India
    Prasanna K Kapavarapu
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Trop Med Int Health 17:962-71. 2012
    ..To understand the health status of HIV orphans in a well-structured institutional facility in India...
  22. pmc Design of a randomized trial to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment in South India--the HIVIND study protocol
    Ayesha De Costa
    Division of Global Health, Nobels väg 9, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:25. 2010
    ..This paper presents the study protocol for a trial, to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first-line antiretroviral treatment in South India...
  23. doi request reprint HIV-1 coreceptor tropism in India: increasing proportion of X4-tropism in subtype C strains over two decades
    Soham Gupta
    Division of Public Health and Infections, St John s Research Institute, Bangalore, India Department of Microbiology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore, India Hematology Research Unit, Division of Molecular Medicine, St John s Research Institute, Bangalore, India Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Virology II, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India Department of Pediatrics, St John s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India and Division of Global Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:397-404. 2014
    ..We evaluated coreceptor tropism trends over 2 decades and maraviroc resistance-associated V3 loop substitutions among the Indian HIV-1C strains...
  24. pmc Scaling up antiretroviral treatment services in Karnataka, India: impact on CD4 counts of HIV-infected people
    Suresh Shastri
    Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society, Bangalore, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e72188. 2013
    ..Twelve antiretroviral treatment centres under National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), Karnataka State, India...
  25. doi request reprint Characterization of HIV type 1 subtype C protease gene: selection of L63P mutation in protease inhibitor-naive Indian patients
    Ujjwal Neogi
    St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:1249-53. 2011
    ..Three different codon-based maximum likelihood methods agreed on four sites (12, 19, 36, and 82) under positive selection in Indian sequences...
  26. doi request reprint Higher prevalence of predicted X4-tropic strains in perinatally infected older children with HIV-1 subtype C in India
    Ujjwal Neogi
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:347-53. 2012
    ..In this study, we have examined viral genotypic coreceptor tropism and its clinical, virological, and host genetic determinants among perinatally infected children in India...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus infection among hospitalized children presenting with acute lower respiratory tract infections
    Soham Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, St John s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, 560034 Karnataka, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:1495-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of RSV among hospitalized young children presenting with ALRI in Bangalore, India...
  28. pmc 'What do I know? Should I participate?' Considerations on participation in HIV related research among HIV infected adults in Bangalore, South India
    Rashmi J Rodrigues
    Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e53054. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore these areas among HIV infected individuals to understand their reasons for participating in research...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture of HIV type 1 Nef and Tat from HLA-B57-typed long-term survivors in an Indian cohort of perinatally HIV-infected children
    Ujjwal Neogi
    1 Hematology Research Unit, Division of Molecular Medicine, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1613-6. 2013
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  30. doi request reprint Influence of adverse drug reactions on treatment success: prospective cohort analysis of HIV-infected individuals initiating first-line antiretroviral therapy in India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e91028. 2014
    ..This 2-year prospective study aimed to describe patterns and predictors of adverse reactions to first-line ART and assess the impact of these events on treatment success...
  31. pmc TB treatment outcomes among TB-HIV co-infections in Karnataka, India: how do these compare with non-HIV tuberculosis outcomes in the province?
    Suresh Shastri
    Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    BMC Public Health 13:838. 2013
    ..This paper describes characteristics of TB-HIV co-infection cases registered under the program in Karnataka province, India. Treatment outcomes for coinfected patients are compared with those for TB patients in the province...
  32. pmc Selection of nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-associated mutations in HIV-1 subtype C: evidence of etravirine cross-resistance
    Ujjwal Neogi
    St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS 25:1123-6. 2011
    ..9%), K101 (20.7%), G190 (17.4%), and V108 (15.2%). The resistant group demonstrated higher viral load (P = 0.01) and longer duration of antiretroviral treatment (P = 0.03) compared with the susceptible group...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intermittent short course therapy for pediatric tuberculosis
    C K Indumathi
    Department of Pediatrics, St Johns Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:93-6. 2010
    ..With dynamic inputs from both the treating pediatrician and personnel from Directly Observed Treatment Short course (DOTS) centers, we could successfully implement RNTCP protocols in childhood tuberculosis...