Elisabetta Walters

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Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical presentation and outcome of tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus infected children on anti-retroviral therapy
    Elisabetta Walters
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 8:1. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Antiretroviral regimens containing a single protease inhibitor increase risk of virologic failure in young HIV-infected children
    Elisabetta Walters
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:361-3. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Severe manifestations of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy before 2 years of age
    Elisabetta Walters
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Arch Dis Child 99:998-1003. 2014
  4. doi request reprint GeneXpert MTB/RIF on bronchoalveolar lavage samples in children with suspected complicated intrathoracic tuberculosis: a pilot study
    Elisabetta Walters
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Pulmonol 49:1133-7. 2014
  5. pmc Utility of host markers detected in Quantiferon supernatants for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in children in a high-burden setting
    Novel N Chegou
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e64226. 2013

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Clinical presentation and outcome of tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus infected children on anti-retroviral therapy
    Elisabetta Walters
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 8:1. 2008
    ..Little is known about the clinical presentation and outcome of TB in HIV-infected children on HAART...
  2. doi request reprint Antiretroviral regimens containing a single protease inhibitor increase risk of virologic failure in young HIV-infected children
    Elisabetta Walters
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:361-3. 2013
    ..Ritonavir-based single protease inhibitor antiretroviral therapy regimen predicted virologic failure (adjusted odds ratio 3.7, 95% confidence interval 1.5-8.9, P = 0.004) on multivariate analysis...
  3. doi request reprint Severe manifestations of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy before 2 years of age
    Elisabetta Walters
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Arch Dis Child 99:998-1003. 2014
    ..However, young HIV-infected children remain at high risk of TB disease following mycobacterial infection. We document the spectrum of TB disease in HIV-infected children <2 years of age on ART...
  4. doi request reprint GeneXpert MTB/RIF on bronchoalveolar lavage samples in children with suspected complicated intrathoracic tuberculosis: a pilot study
    Elisabetta Walters
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Pulmonol 49:1133-7. 2014
    ..In a pilot study, we evaluated the feasibility and potential utility of GeneXpert (Xpert) on bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) samples in children undergoing routine diagnostic bronchoscopy...
  5. pmc Utility of host markers detected in Quantiferon supernatants for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in children in a high-burden setting
    Novel N Chegou
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e64226. 2013
    ..tb) infection states. In this study, the utility of such markers was investigated in children screened for TB in a setting with high TB incidence...