Avy Violari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Early antiretroviral therapy and mortality among HIV-infected infants
    Avy Violari
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 359:2233-44. 2008
  2. pmc Early Antiretroviral Therapy reduces the incidence of otorrhea in a randomized study of early and deferred antiretroviral therapy: Evidence from the Children with HIV Early Antiretroviral Therapy (CHER) Study
    Clotilde Hainline
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Children s Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit KID CRU, Tygerberg Children s Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    BMC Res Notes 4:448. 2011
  3. pmc Utility of clinical parameters to identify HIV infection in infants below ten weeks of age in South Africa: a prospective cohort study
    Heather B Jaspan
    Children s Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Centre for Infectious Diseases, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 11:104. 2011
  4. pmc Inferior quantitative and qualitative immune responses to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants with nasopharyngeal colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae during the primary series of immunization
    Shabir A Madhi
    University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Science and Technology National Research Foundation Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Vaccine 29:6994-7001. 2011
  5. pmc Nevirapine versus ritonavir-boosted lopinavir for HIV-infected children
    Avy Violari
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 366:2380-9. 2012
  6. pmc Effect of HIV infection status and anti-retroviral treatment on quantitative and qualitative antibody responses to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants
    Shabir A Madhi
    Department of Science National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Infect Dis 202:355-61. 2010
  7. pmc Primary isoniazid prophylaxis against tuberculosis in HIV-exposed children
    Shabir A Madhi
    Department of Science and Technology National Research Foundation Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Medical Research Council Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 365:21-31. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Combining PMTCT with active case finding for tuberculosis
    Paula B N Kali
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:379-81. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of two postexposure prophylaxis regimens to reduce mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission in infants of untreated mothers
    Glenda E Gray
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa
    AIDS 19:1289-97. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of viral isolates from HIV-1 subtype C-infected children with slow and rapid disease progression
    Isaac Choge
    AIDS Virus Research Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:458-65. 2006

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Publications13

  1. pmc Early antiretroviral therapy and mortality among HIV-infected infants
    Avy Violari
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 359:2233-44. 2008
    ..We investigated antiretroviral-treatment strategies in the Children with HIV Early Antiretroviral Therapy (CHER) trial...
  2. pmc Early Antiretroviral Therapy reduces the incidence of otorrhea in a randomized study of early and deferred antiretroviral therapy: Evidence from the Children with HIV Early Antiretroviral Therapy (CHER) Study
    Clotilde Hainline
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Children s Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit KID CRU, Tygerberg Children s Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    BMC Res Notes 4:448. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Utility of clinical parameters to identify HIV infection in infants below ten weeks of age in South Africa: a prospective cohort study
    Heather B Jaspan
    Children s Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Centre for Infectious Diseases, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 11:104. 2011
    ..Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) curves were compiled using combinations of clinical findings...
  4. pmc Inferior quantitative and qualitative immune responses to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants with nasopharyngeal colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae during the primary series of immunization
    Shabir A Madhi
    University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Science and Technology National Research Foundation Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Vaccine 29:6994-7001. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Nevirapine versus ritonavir-boosted lopinavir for HIV-infected children
    Avy Violari
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 366:2380-9. 2012
    ..Regardless of whether there has been prior exposure to nevirapine, the performance of nevirapine versus ritonavir-boosted lopinavir in young children has not been rigorously established...
  6. pmc Effect of HIV infection status and anti-retroviral treatment on quantitative and qualitative antibody responses to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants
    Shabir A Madhi
    Department of Science National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Infect Dis 202:355-61. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, M-/I- infants had superior OPA responses, compared with those in HIV+/ART+ infants, who in turn had better OPA responses, compared with those in HIV+/ART- infants...
  7. pmc Primary isoniazid prophylaxis against tuberculosis in HIV-exposed children
    Shabir A Madhi
    Department of Science and Technology National Research Foundation Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Medical Research Council Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    N Engl J Med 365:21-31. 2011
    ..We conducted a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of preexposure isoniazid prophylaxis against tuberculosis in HIV-infected children and uninfected children exposed to HIV during the perinatal period...
  8. ncbi request reprint Combining PMTCT with active case finding for tuberculosis
    Paula B N Kali
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:379-81. 2006
    ..We conclude that rates of TB in HIV-infected pregnant women are high, and screening for TB during routine antenatal care should be implemented in high HIV-prevalence settings...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of two postexposure prophylaxis regimens to reduce mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission in infants of untreated mothers
    Glenda E Gray
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa
    AIDS 19:1289-97. 2005
    ..Where women do not access antenatal care or HIV testing, postexposure prophylaxis to the infant may be an important preventative strategy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of viral isolates from HIV-1 subtype C-infected children with slow and rapid disease progression
    Isaac Choge
    AIDS Virus Research Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:458-65. 2006
    ..Similar to adults, CXCR4 usage was uncommon among HIV-1 subtype C isolates from pediatric infections...
  11. pmc Promoting safe infant feeding practices - the importance of structural, social and contextual factors in Southern Africa
    Ray Lazarus
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18037. 2013
    ..This commentary highlights structural, social and contextual barriers to effective implementation of the guidelines and suggests ways to address some of these barriers...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of HIV-1 exposure and antiretroviral treatment strategies in HIV-infected children on immunogenicity of vaccines during infancy
    Omphile E Simani
    aDepartment of Science and Technology National Research Foundation Vaccine Preventable Diseases Johannesburg bMedical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty Health Sciences University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Sciences, Johannesburg cPerinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Sciences dStellenbosch University, Children s Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit, Tygerberg eDivision of National Health Laboratory Service, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Centre for Vaccines and Immunology, Sandringham, South Africa
    AIDS 28:531-41. 2014
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Prospective Cohort Study Comparing Seasonal and H1N1(2009) Pandemic Influenza Virus Illnesses in HIV-infected Children During 2009
    Shabir A Madhi
    University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:174-6. 2014
    ..7 vs. 0.2 per 100 child-weeks, respectively; P = 0.0001), and the clinical presentations were similar. Illnesses due to seasonal and A(H1N1p)2009 influenza were self-limiting without neuraminidase inhibitor therapy. ..