A Coutsoudis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Natal
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Influence of infant-feeding patterns on early mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Durban, South Africa: a prospective cohort study. South African Vitamin A Study Group
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, South Africa
    Lancet 354:471-6. 1999
  2. ncbi Influence of infant feeding patterns on early mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Durban, South Africa
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 918:136-44. 2000
  3. ncbi Method of feeding and transmission of HIV-1 from mothers to children by 15 months of age: prospective cohort study from Durban, South Africa
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    AIDS 15:379-87. 2001
  4. ncbi A health and nutritional profile of rural school children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, School of Family and Public Health Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:50-8. 2001
  5. ncbi Routinely available cotrimoxazole prophylaxis and occurrence of respiratory and diarrhoeal morbidity in infants born to HIV-infected mothers in South Africa
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 95:339-45. 2005
  6. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of antihelminthic treatment and micronutrient fortification on health status and school performance of rural primary school children
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:319-33. 2001
  7. ncbi Morbidity in children born to women infected with human immunodeficiency virus in South Africa: does mode of feeding matter?
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Acta Paediatr 92:890-5. 2003
  8. ncbi Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in vaginal fluids and perinatal human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmission
    K Pillay
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013, Republic of South Africa
    J Infect Dis 183:653-6. 2001
  9. ncbi HIV in pregnancy: strategies for management
    H M Coovadia
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, 4013, South Africa
    Semin Neonatol 5:181-8. 2000
  10. ncbi Free formula milk for infants of HIV-infected women: blessing or curse?
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 17:154-60. 2002

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Influence of infant-feeding patterns on early mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Durban, South Africa: a prospective cohort study. South African Vitamin A Study Group
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, South Africa
    Lancet 354:471-6. 1999
    ..We compared transmission rates in exclusively breastfed, mixed-fed, and formula-fed (never breastfed) infants to assess whether the pattern of breastfeeding is a critical determinant of early mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1...
  2. ncbi Influence of infant feeding patterns on early mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Durban, South Africa
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 918:136-44. 2000
    ..If confirmed, exclusive breastfeeding may offer HIV-infected women in developing countries an affordable, culturally acceptable, and effective means of reducing MTCT of HIV-1 while maintaining the overwhelming benefits of breastfeeding...
  3. ncbi Method of feeding and transmission of HIV-1 from mothers to children by 15 months of age: prospective cohort study from Durban, South Africa
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    AIDS 15:379-87. 2001
    ..To determine the risk of HIV transmission by infant feeding modality...
  4. ncbi A health and nutritional profile of rural school children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, School of Family and Public Health Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:50-8. 2001
    ..Micronutrient supplementation and de-worming provide opportunities for school-based health promotion and primary health care interventions, and might produce significant health and educational benefits...
  5. ncbi Routinely available cotrimoxazole prophylaxis and occurrence of respiratory and diarrhoeal morbidity in infants born to HIV-infected mothers in South Africa
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 95:339-45. 2005
    ..To examine the influence of cotrimoxazole (CTM) prophylaxis on incidence of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) and diarrhoea...
  6. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of antihelminthic treatment and micronutrient fortification on health status and school performance of rural primary school children
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:319-33. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Morbidity in children born to women infected with human immunodeficiency virus in South Africa: does mode of feeding matter?
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Acta Paediatr 92:890-5. 2003
    ..To examine infant morbidity risks associated with refraining from breastfeeding where it is used in an attempt to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  8. ncbi Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in vaginal fluids and perinatal human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmission
    K Pillay
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013, Republic of South Africa
    J Infect Dis 183:653-6. 2001
    ..174 virions/mL; P=.09). Increased concentrations of selected innate mucosal immune factors, such as SLPI, seem to be associated with reduced rates of perinatal HIV-1 transmission and may contribute to natural antiretroviral defense...
  9. ncbi HIV in pregnancy: strategies for management
    H M Coovadia
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, 4013, South Africa
    Semin Neonatol 5:181-8. 2000
    ..Strategies suitable and inappropriate for developing countries, and operational difficulties, are discussed...
  10. ncbi Free formula milk for infants of HIV-infected women: blessing or curse?
    A Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 17:154-60. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi Feeding mode, intestinal permeability, and neopterin excretion: a longitudinal study in infants of HIV-infected South African women
    N C Rollins
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:132-9. 2001
    ..The effects of feeding mode on infant intestinal permeability or urinary neopterin excretion do not explain a possible protective effect of exclusive breast feeding on mother-to-child transmission of HIV...
  12. ncbi Growth in early childhood in a cohort of children born to HIV-1-infected women from Durban, South Africa
    R Bobat
    Department of Paediatrics, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:203-10. 2001
    ..Early nutritional intervention might help prevent early progression or death in HIV-infected children, particularly in developing countries without access to anti-retroviral therapy in state hospitals...
  13. ncbi Epidemiology of helminth infections: implications for parasite control programmes, a South African perspective
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 4:1211-9. 2001
    ..To assess the South African government's parasite control policy...
  14. ncbi Effects of the human immunodeficiency virus on tuberculosis in children
    P M Jeena
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Tuber Lung Dis 77:437-43. 1996
    ..In children however, unlike in adults, very little has been documented about the interaction between the two diseases...
  15. pmc HIV-Associated Tuberculosis in the Newborn and Young Infant
    M Adhikari
    Neonatal Team, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, P O Box 17049, Congella, Durban 4013, South Africa
    Int J Pediatr 2011:354208. 2011
    ..Perinatal outcomes are guarded even with treatment of both diseases. Exclusive breast feeding is recommended. The community and social impact are crippling. The social issues aggravate the prognosis of these two diseases...