Darius Soonawala

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intradermal fractional booster dose of inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine with a jet injector in healthy adults
    Darius Soonawala
    Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 31:3688-94. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Pretravel preparation and travel-related morbidity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:2079-85. 2012
  3. pmc Inconvenience due to travelers' diarrhea: a prospective follow-up study
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 11:322. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic use of Internet: google the spider]
    Darius Soonawala
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A116. 2009
  5. pmc Response to 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in HIV-infected patients and the influence of prior seasonal influenza vaccination
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e16496. 2011
  6. pmc The immune response to schistosome antigens in formerly infected travelers
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:43-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of experimental treatments compared with standard treatments in non-inferiority trials: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1567-81. 2010
  8. pmc Elderly subjects have a delayed antibody response and prolonged viraemia following yellow fever vaccination: a prospective controlled cohort study
    Anna H Roukens
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e27753. 2011
  9. pmc Post-travel screening of asymptomatic long-term travelers to the tropics for intestinal parasites using molecular diagnostics
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Student Health Department, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:835-9. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Reporting of noninferiority trials was incomplete in trial registries
    Olaf M Dekkers
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1034-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Intradermal fractional booster dose of inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine with a jet injector in healthy adults
    Darius Soonawala
    Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 31:3688-94. 2013
    ..1) was statistically inferior to full-dose intramuscular vaccination. This shows that intradermal but not intramuscular delivery of fractional-dose IPV may be sufficient for routine polio vaccination. ..
  2. doi request reprint Pretravel preparation and travel-related morbidity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:2079-85. 2012
    ..There are no published data on health preparation and travel-related morbidity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  3. pmc Inconvenience due to travelers' diarrhea: a prospective follow-up study
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 11:322. 2011
    ..We performed a prospective follow-up study at the travel clinic of Leiden University Medical Center in The Netherlands to determine the degree of inconvenience and to determine how experiencing TD affects travelers' perception...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic use of Internet: google the spider]
    Darius Soonawala
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A116. 2009
    ..Internet-based search engines can draw attention to unusual diagnoses which otherwise may easily be overlooked. A general search engine can also provide access to subjects that fall outside the scope of the more usual medical sources...
  5. pmc Response to 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in HIV-infected patients and the influence of prior seasonal influenza vaccination
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e16496. 2011
    ..In addition we tested whether recent vaccination with seasonal trivalent inactivated vaccine (TIV) induced cross-reactive antibodies to pH1N1. (clinicaltrials.gov Identifier:NCT01066169)...
  6. pmc The immune response to schistosome antigens in formerly infected travelers
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:43-7. 2011
    ..In conclusion, Schistosoma infection induced a memory immune response, and people who experienced KS tended to have a stronger immune response to schistosome antigens than their asymptomatic counterparts...
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of experimental treatments compared with standard treatments in non-inferiority trials: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1567-81. 2010
    ..In order to test this hypothesis we performed a meta-analysis of non-inferiority trials to assess the average effect of experimental treatments compared with standard treatments...
  8. pmc Elderly subjects have a delayed antibody response and prolonged viraemia following yellow fever vaccination: a prospective controlled cohort study
    Anna H Roukens
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e27753. 2011
    ..The mechanism of these SAEs is poorly understood. Older age has been identified as a risk factor. We tested the hypothesis that the humoral immune response to yellow fever vaccine develops more slowly in elderly than in younger subjects...
  9. pmc Post-travel screening of asymptomatic long-term travelers to the tropics for intestinal parasites using molecular diagnostics
    Darius Soonawala
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Student Health Department, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:835-9. 2014
    ..Screening for Schistosoma spp. should be offered to travelers with fresh-water contact in endemic regions...
  10. doi request reprint Reporting of noninferiority trials was incomplete in trial registries
    Olaf M Dekkers
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1034-8. 2011
    ..To examine the registration of noninferiority trials, with a focus on the reporting of study design and noninferiority margins...
  11. pmc Changes in antigen-specific IgG1 Fc N-glycosylation upon influenza and tetanus vaccination
    Maurice H J Selman
    Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Mol Cell Proteomics 11:M111.014563. 2012
    ..Our data indicate that dependent on the vaccination time point the infectious agent will encounter IgGs with different glycosylation profiles, which are expected to influence the antibody effector functions relevant in immunity...
  12. ncbi request reprint ['Non-inferiority' trials. Tips for the critical reader. Research methodology 3]
    Darius Soonawala
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Klinische Epidemiologie, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4665. 2012
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  13. pmc Health risks encountered by Dutch medical students during an elective in the tropics and the quality and comprehensiveness of pre-and post-travel care
    Elhadi Sharafeldin
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 10:89. 2010
    ..To improve pre-and post-travel care, we assessed the health risks and the quality and comprehensiveness of pre-and post-travel care in a cohort of Dutch medical students returning form an elective abroad...
  14. doi request reprint Ag85B-ESAT-6 adjuvanted with IC31® promotes strong and long-lived Mycobacterium tuberculosis specific T cell responses in volunteers with previous BCG vaccination or tuberculosis infection
    Jaap T van Dissel
    Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, The Netherlands j t van
    Vaccine 29:2100-9. 2011
    ..The strong responses persisted through 32 weeks of follow-up, indicating the induction of a persistent memory response in the vaccine recipients...