Somnuek Sungkanuparph

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Compliance with hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection screening among HIV-1 infected patients in a resource-limited setting
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:863-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Cryptococcal immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after antiretroviral therapy in AIDS patients with cryptococcal meningitis: a prospective multicenter study
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 49:931-4. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Tipranavir resistance associated mutations in protease inhibitor-naïve patients with HIV-1 subtype A/E infection
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Virol 43:284-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug-resistant tuberculosis on the survival of HIV-infected patients
    S Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:325-30. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for developing K65R mutations among HIV-1 infected patients who fail an initial regimen of fixed-dose combination of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Virol 41:310-3. 2008
  6. pmc HIV-1 drug resistance mutations among antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected patients in Asia: results from the TREAT Asia Studies to Evaluate Resistance-Monitoring Study
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 52:1053-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Tenofovir resistance among HIV-infected patients failing a fixed-dose combination of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine in a resource-limited setting
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:711-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in AIDS patients with CMV disease: impact on the survival and long-term treatment outcome
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Infect 56:40-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Declining prevalence of drug-resistant tuberculosis among HIV/tuberculosis co-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:884-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected adults and adolescents: the recommendations of the Thai AIDS Society (TAS) 2008
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:1925-35. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Compliance with hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection screening among HIV-1 infected patients in a resource-limited setting
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:863-6. 2008
    ..8% had HCV infection. Given the relatively high prevalence of HBV and HCV infection among HIV-infected patients, screening for HBV and HCV infections prior to ART initiation should not be omitted in the resource-limited setting...
  2. doi request reprint Cryptococcal immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after antiretroviral therapy in AIDS patients with cryptococcal meningitis: a prospective multicenter study
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 49:931-4. 2009
    ..No association between the timing of HAART initiation and the diagnosis of IRIS was identified. Increased baseline serum cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) titer was a risk factor for cryptococcal IRIS...
  3. doi request reprint Tipranavir resistance associated mutations in protease inhibitor-naïve patients with HIV-1 subtype A/E infection
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Virol 43:284-6. 2008
    ..Tipranavir-resistance associated mutations (TPV-RAMs) are often observed among patients with HIV-1 subtype A/E infection. Data regarding TPV resistance in subtype A/E is still limited...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug-resistant tuberculosis on the survival of HIV-infected patients
    S Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:325-30. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) on the survival of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients in an area with a high prevalence of TB...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for developing K65R mutations among HIV-1 infected patients who fail an initial regimen of fixed-dose combination of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Virol 41:310-3. 2008
    ..K65R mutations that occur after failing this regimen prevent the use of tenofovir, didanosine, and abcavir in the second-line regimen...
  6. pmc HIV-1 drug resistance mutations among antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected patients in Asia: results from the TREAT Asia Studies to Evaluate Resistance-Monitoring Study
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 52:1053-7. 2011
    ..8%. Primary HIV drug resistance is emerging after rapid scaling-up of antiretroviral therapy use in Asia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tenofovir resistance among HIV-infected patients failing a fixed-dose combination of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine in a resource-limited setting
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:711-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in AIDS patients with CMV disease: impact on the survival and long-term treatment outcome
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Infect 56:40-3. 2008
    ..To determine the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the long-term survival of AIDS patients with CMV disease and evaluate long-term outcomes of ART...
  9. ncbi request reprint Declining prevalence of drug-resistant tuberculosis among HIV/tuberculosis co-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:884-8. 2007
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been more accessible in these countries. The present study aimed to determine the impact of ART on the prevalence of DR-TB among HIV/TB co-infected patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected adults and adolescents: the recommendations of the Thai AIDS Society (TAS) 2008
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:1925-35. 2008
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  11. pmc Risk and prognostic significance of tuberculosis in patients from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database
    Jialun Zhou
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:46. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the role of etravirine in the second-line antiretroviral therapy after failing an initial non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based regimen in a resource-limited setting
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 6:474-6. 2008
    ..This strategy may be an option for patients who cannot afford or tolerate protease inhibitor. Prospective study to evaluate this strategy should be conducted in resource-limited setting...
  13. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus drug resistance in HIV-1-infected patients taking lamivudine-containing antiretroviral therapy
    Pawinee Wongprasit
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:205-9. 2010
    ..Positive HBeAg and longer duration of lamivudine use are risk factors for HBV-DR. In addition to lamivudine resistance, cross-resistance to other anti-HBV drugs is also frequently observed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Options for a second-line antiretroviral regimen for HIV type 1-infected patients whose initial regimen of a fixed-dose combination of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine fails
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 44:447-52. 2007
    ..Virological failure with this regimen has become more common, and a second-line regimen needs to be prepared in the national program...
  15. doi request reprint A randomized comparison of second-line lopinavir/ritonavir monotherapy versus tenofovir/lamivudine/lopinavir/ritonavir in patients failing NNRTI regimens: the HIV STAR study
    Torsak Bunupuradah
    HIV NAT, The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Antivir Ther 17:1351-61. 2012
    ..There are also no randomized trials addressing treatment options after failing first-line non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)-regimens...
  16. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in children who failed non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:83-8. 2009
    ..The patterns of resistance mutations suggest that 48% of patients need a protease inhibitor-based regimen for the second regimen and didanosine+lamivudine is the most required nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor backbone...
  17. doi request reprint Using of nevirapine is associated with intermediate and reduced response to etravirine among HIV-infected patients who experienced virologic failure in a resource-limited setting
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Virol 47:330-4. 2010
    ..Treatment options after failing an initial regimen are limited because of cross-resistance of NNRTIs...
  18. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes of patients co-infected with HIV and tuberculosis who received a nevirapine-based antiretroviral regimen: a four-year prospective study
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e1013-7. 2010
    ..Long-term outcomes of this concurrent treatment are unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint Virological and immunological responses of efavirenz-based HAART regimen initiated in HIV-infected patients at CD4 < 100 versus CD4 > or = 100 cells/mm3
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Division of lnfectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1381-7. 2006
    ..To compare virological and immunological responsiveness of efavirenz (EFV)-based highly active anti retroviral therapy (HAART) between patients with baseline CD4 < 100 and CD4 > or = 100 cells/mm3...
  20. doi request reprint Etravirine and rilpivirine resistance in HIV-1 subtype CRF01_AE-infected adults failing non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based regimens
    Torsak Bunupuradah
    HIV NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Antivir Ther 16:1113-21. 2011
    ..We studied prevalence of etravirine (ETR) and rilpivirine (RPV) resistance in HIV-1 subtype CRF01_AE infection with first-line non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) failure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Efavirenz levels and 24-week efficacy in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy and rifampicin
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS 19:1481-6. 2005
    ..Concomitant use of efavirenz and rifampicin is common for treatment of HIV and tuberculosis. Plasma efavirenz levels can be reduced by rifampicin, but the appropriate daily dosage of efavirenz is unclear...
  22. doi request reprint Time to initiate antiretroviral therapy between 4 weeks and 12 weeks of tuberculosis treatment in HIV-infected patients: results from the TIME study
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:377-83. 2012
    ..Optimal timing for initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis (TB) is not well established...
  23. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of secondary prophylaxis for cryptococcal meningitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective, multicenter, randomized study
    Asda Vibhagool
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1329-31. 2003
    ..At a median of 48 weeks after randomization, there were no episodes of cryptococcal meningitis in either group...
  24. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 genotype after interruption of non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy and virological response after resumption of the same regimen
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J STD AIDS 18:832-4. 2007
    ..With this strategy, the same regimen can be used for resumption and also yield good virological and immunological outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcal meningoradiculitis: an atypical presentation after initiation of antiretroviral therapy
    Ubonvan Jongwutiwes
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:85-8. 2007
    ..In patients with advanced HIV disease, immune reconstitution induced by ART can precipitate onset of atypical clinical manifestations in those patients with latent cryptococcal infection of the central nervous system...
  26. pmc Body weight cutoff for daily dosage of efavirenz and 60-week efficacy of efavirenz-based regimen in human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis coinfected patients receiving rifampin
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4545-8. 2009
    ..5 +/- 2.7 mg/liter, respectively. High body weight was associated with a low efavirenz C12 at weeks 6 and 12 (P = 0.003, r = -0.255). The efavirenz C12 regression prediction line at 1 mg/liter intercepted a mean body weight of 57.5 kg...
  27. doi request reprint Genome-wide association study identifies variations in 6p21.3 associated with nevirapine-induced rash
    Soranun Chantarangsu
    Department of Oral Pathology, Research Unit of Herbs and Natural Products for Dental Application, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 53:341-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to identify disease-predisposing variations with nevirapine-induced rash using genome-wide single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as genetic markers...
  28. doi request reprint The role of serum cryptococcal antigen screening for the early diagnosis of cryptococcosis in HIV-infected patients with different ranges of CD4 cell counts
    Pannee Pongsai
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Infect 60:474-7. 2010
    ..To determine the role of serum cryptococcal antigen (SCA) for the screening of cryptococcosis in HIV-infected patients with different ranges of CD4 cell counts...
  29. doi request reprint A study of seven rule-based algorithms for the interpretation of HIV-1 genotypic resistance data in Thailand
    Vongsakorn Poonpiriya
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Virol Methods 151:79-86. 2008
    ..S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved TRUGENE commercial system...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of nevirapine-associated skin rashes among HIV-infected patients with CD4 cell counts <250 cells/microL
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Int J STD AIDS 18:782-6. 2007
    ..Despite the low baseline in this population, the higher number of baseline CD4 cells is continuously associated with a higher risk for skin rashes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus co-infection with human immunodeficiency virus in Thai patients: a tertiary-care-based study
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:1349-54. 2004
    ..Information regarding prevalence of HBV and HCV co-infection with HIV in Thailand is limited...
  32. ncbi request reprint Initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy in advanced AIDS with CD4 < 50 cells/mm3 in a resource-limited setting: efficacy and tolerability
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Int J STD AIDS 16:243-6. 2005
    ..Twenty two patients (13.8%) had adverse drug events and half of these had to discontinue HAART. Initiation of HAART in advanced AIDS with CD4 cell count < 50 cells/mm3 is effective, safe, and well tolerated and should not be delayed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcosis in human immunodeficiency virus-negative patients
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 10:72-8. 2006
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of cryptococcosis in HIV-negative patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome of tuberculosis among HIV-infected patients receiving antituberculous and antiretroviral therapy
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    J Infect 53:357-63. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency, risk factors and mortality rate of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) of tuberculosis (TB) in patients co-infected with HIV/TB and receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Baseline CD4 cell counts and outcomes among adult treatment naive HIV patients after taking fixed dose combination GPO-VIR-S and GPO-VIR-Z in Thailand
    Nyan Lin Kyaw
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:232-43. 2013
    ..401) and virologic rebound (p=0.562) were not significantly associated with the baseline CD4 count. This study shows the outcome after onset of ART did not vary by baseline CD4 cell count...
  36. doi request reprint Risk factors for mortality in symptomatic hyperlactatemia among HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi, 11000, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 12:582-6. 2008
    ..To determine the mortality rate and risk factors after experiencing symptomatic hyperlactatemia in HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Emerging of HIV drug resistance: epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 7:273-8. 2009
    ..Strategies for prevention of HIV resistance emergence include finding cases with acute HIV infection, early detection of virological failure, and behavioral interventions such as adherence and condom usage...
  38. ncbi request reprint The application of artificial neural networks for phenotypic drug resistance prediction: evaluation and comparison with other interpretation systems
    Ekawat Pasomsub
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Jpn J Infect Dis 63:87-94. 2010
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Clinical presentations of newly diagnosed HIV-infected patients at a university hospital in Bangkok, Thailand
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 7:82-7. 2008
    ..Epidemiology and clinical features of newly diagnosed HIV-infected patients vary and depend on period of time and geographical area...
  40. doi request reprint Temporary external lumbar drainage for reducing elevated intracranial pressure in HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Int J STD AIDS 19:268-71. 2008
    ..In resource-limited settings, the use of temporary external lumbar drainage is a safe and effective management strategy for intractable elevated ICP in HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency among HIV-1-infected patients in a tropical setting
    Surasak Wiboonchutikul
    1Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:305-10. 2012
    ..9 (6.6) and 28.6 (10.7) ng/mL, respectively, (P <.05). Low vitamin D status is common and needs to be assessed among HIV-infected patients including tropical residents especially when EFV is used...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcuria as a manifestation of disseminated cryptococcosis and isolated urinary tract infection
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:203-5. 2004
    ..The mortality rate was 64%. In conclusion, cryptococcuria is not extremely rare and can present as a manifestation of disseminated cryptococcosis or isolated urinary tract infection...
  43. ncbi request reprint Factors for predicting successful immune response to hepatitis B vaccination in HIV-1 infected patients
    Prayut Ungulkraiwit
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:680-5. 2007
    ..049) and higher CD4 cell count (p = 0.048) were predictors for successful response to hepatitis B vaccination. Determination of antibody levels after vaccination in HIV-infected patients is warranted...
  44. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for nevirapine-associated rash among HIV-infected patients with low CD4 cell counts in resource-limited settings
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 6:65-9. 2008
    ..Initiation of NVP in patients with these risks needs closed monitoring...
  45. ncbi request reprint Aspergillosis of the central nervous system: a catastrophic opportunistic infection
    Piya Pongbhaesaj
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:119-25. 2004
    ..It remains a catastrophic opportunistic infection in spite of the current intensive and aggressive treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a generic fixed-dose combination of stavudine, lamivudine and nevirapine (GPO-VIR) in Thai HIV-infected patients
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:237-43. 2007
    ..GPO-VIR, fixed-dose combination of stavudine 30/40 mg, lamivudine 150 mg, and nevirapine 200 mg are widely used in Thailand...
  47. ncbi request reprint HIV drug resistance interpreted by cumulative versus last genotypes in HIV-infected patients with multiple treatment failures
    Punthiya Punyacam
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 10:271-4. 2012
    ..In conclusion, CG interprets HIV drug resistance at a higher rate than LG and may be more accurate to use for selecting the next effective regimen of ART among HIV-infected patients with multiple treatment failures...
  48. ncbi request reprint Late and low compliance with hepatitis B serology screening among HIV-infected patients in a resource-limited setting: an issue to improve HIV care
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, 270 Rama VI Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 9:54-60. 2011
    ..Educational program regarding hepatitis B serology screening, identification of barriers, and interventions to eliminate these barriers in resource-limited settings are crucial to improve HIV care...
  49. ncbi request reprint Infections with rapidly growing mycobacteria: report of 20 cases
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 7:198-205. 2003
    ..A series of cases infected with rapidly growing mycobacteria was studied to determine the spectrum of disease, antimicrobial susceptibility, treatment, and outcome...
  50. ncbi request reprint Survival rate and risk factors of mortality among HIV/tuberculosis-coinfected patients with and without antiretroviral therapy
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi and Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:42-6. 2006
    ..The impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on survival among patients coinfected with HIV and tuberculosis (TB) has not been well established...
  51. ncbi request reprint Impact of antiretroviral therapy on the relapse of cryptococcosis and survival of HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal infection
    Ubonvan Jongwutiwes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 5:355-60. 2007
    ..Impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the relapse of cryptococcosis and survival of HIV-infected patients with cryptococcosis has not been well established...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of protease inhibitor (PI) resistance-associated mutations between PI-naïve and PI-experienced HIV-1 infected patients in Thailand where subtype A/E is predominant
    Surasak Wiboonchutikul
    Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr HIV Res 8:456-60. 2010
    ..Further studies to define virologic response of HIV-1 subtype A/E to various PIs and clinical validation of PI-RAMs in HIV-1 subtype A/E are essentially needed...
  53. doi request reprint HIV-1 drug resistance-associated mutations among antiretroviral-naive Thai patients with chronic HIV-1 infection
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Med Virol 85:194-9. 2013
    ..HIV-1 DRAMs, especially to NNRTIs, are emerging in a middle-income country after widespread use of NNRTI-based ART. HIV genotypic assays before ART initiation in patients with chronic HIV-1 infection should be considered...
  54. doi request reprint HIV type 1 integrase polymorphisms in treatment-naive and treatment-experienced HIV type 1-infected patients in Thailand where HIV type 1 subtype A/E predominates
    Angsana Phuphuakrat
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:937-43. 2012
    ..INI-RAMs are rare in both treatment-naive and treatment-experienced patients in Thailand. This suggested that INI should be active in patients who are naive to INI in Thailand...
  55. pmc Emergence of HIV-1 drug resistance mutations among antiretroviral-naïve HIV-1-infected patients after rapid scaling up of antiretroviral therapy in Thailand
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:12. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine the prevalence and associated factors of primary HIV-1 drug resistance in Thailand...
  56. ncbi request reprint Concomitant tuberculous and cryptococcal thyroid abscess in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected patient
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:68-70. 2003
    ..Atypical presentations of both tuberculosis and cryptococcosis should be considered in areas with a high incidence of these diseases...
  57. ncbi request reprint Isolated antibody to hepatitis B core antigen in HIV-1 infected patients and a pilot study of vaccination to determine the anamnestic response
    Yongyuth Jongjirawisan
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:2028-34. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors of isolated anti-HBc and the anamnestic response to hepatitis B vaccination in this population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Chronic neck ulcer in an immunocompetent host
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:190. 2005
  59. pmc A Model and Risk Score for Predicting Nevirapine-Associated Rash among HIV-infected Patients: In Settings of Low CD4 Cell Counts and Resource Limitation
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Open AIDS J 3:24-30. 2009
    ..It might be useful for predicting the risk of rash before NVP initiation among HIV-infected patients with low CD4 cell counts...
  60. ncbi request reprint Lipodystrophy and dyslipidemia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected Thai patients receiving antiretroviral therapy
    Yaowaluk Chuapai
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:452-8. 2007
    ..Lipodystrophy and dyslipidemia are increasing problems in HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  61. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients who survive after the diagnosis of HIV infection for more than 10 years in a resource-limited setting
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    1Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:361-5. 2012
    ..Adverse events are common. Preparation for monitoring and management of these adverse events is a crucial part of successful long-term HIV care...
  62. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical outcomes between HIV-infected patients with and without HCV co-infection in a resource-limited setting
    Nan Nitra Than
    Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:646-51. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to assess the long-term impact of HCV co-infection on clinical outcomes in HIV-infected patients without HCV treatment...
  63. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for pre-diabetes in HIV-1-infected patients in Bangkok, Thailand
    Nopporn Srivanich
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:358-61. 2010
    ..161-0.910; P = .030) was a protective factor for pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is common in HIV-1-infected patients receiving ART. Screening for pre-diabetes and active management should be performed in patients with risk factors...
  64. ncbi request reprint Detection of JC virus infection in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: the first documented case in Thailand
    Taweekiat Dujneungkunakorn
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:1139-44. 2002
    ..Qualitative PCR for JCV of CSF showed a positive result. This report emphasizes the yield of PCR, the CSF for JCV in a diagnosis of PML, which may reduce the need for a brain biopsy in such cases...
  65. doi request reprint Single-Boosted Protease Inhibitor versus Double-Boosted Protease Inhibitors for the Salvage Therapy in HIV-Infected Patients
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:105-10. 2011
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Chronic diarrhoea caused by Cryptococcus neoformans in a non-human immunodeficiency virus-infected patient
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:211-2. 2003
    ..Repeated rectal swabs revealed no yeast growth. During follow-up for 4 y, she had no problems with diarrhoea. Chronic diarrhoea caused by C. neoformans is rare and clinical suspicion is needed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Rhinofacial entomophthoramycosis; a case series and review of the literature
    Juvady Leopairut
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:928-35. 2010
    ..Diagnoses were made based on histopathologic examination in all cases and fungi were isolated and identified in one case. The clinicopathologic features and therapeutic management of rhinofacial entomophthoramycosis are described...
  68. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for strongyloidiasis hyperinfection and clinical outcomes
    Nakhon Asdamongkol
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:875-84. 2006
    ..1-20.0, p = 0.001). Most of the patients were treated with albendazole or thiabendazole, with a cure rate of 76.9%, whereas other recent cases treated with ivermectin had an average cure rate of 83.3%. The overall mortality rate was 8.1%...
  69. ncbi request reprint Sweet's syndrome: a reaction to non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
    Chanisada Tuchinda
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital Medical School, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:567-72. 2004
    ..In each patient, the skin lesions of Sweet's syndrome relapsed many times while they still had NTMI, and these lesions usually responded well to short courses of systemic steroids without any deterioration of NTMI...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rapidly growing mycobacterial infections: spectrum of diseases, antimicrobial susceptibility, pathology and treatment outcomes
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 86:772-80. 2003
    ..A series of cases infected with rapidly growing mycobacteria were studied to reveal the spectrum of disease, antimicrobial susceptibility, pathology, and treatment outcomes...
  71. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chromomycosis and aspergillosis of the maxillary sinus
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:1112-5. 2004
    ..The patient responded to a combination therapy of surgical excision and antifungal agent...
  72. doi request reprint Virologic and Immunologic Outcomes of the Second-Line Regimens of Antiretroviral Therapy Among HIV-Infected Patients in Thailand
    May Myat Win
    Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:57-63. 2011
    ..05). Second-line ART based on the results of genotype testing yields the good virologic and immunologic outcomes in a resource-limited setting, and scaling-up of second-line ART is indicated...
  73. ncbi request reprint Correlation between susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by microtiter plate alamar blue assay and clinical outcomes
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:820-4. 2002
    ..004). Studies to determine this correlation in pulmonary tuberculosis are still needed...