Alison M Elliott

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Affiliation: Ministry of Health
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of the effects of albendazole in pregnancy on maternal responses to mycobacterial antigens and infant responses to Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunisation [ISRCTN32849447]
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 5:115. 2005
  2. pmc Helminths and HIV infection: epidemiological observations on immunological hypotheses
    M Brown
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Parasite Immunol 28:613-23. 2006
  3. pmc The influence of BCG vaccine strain on mycobacteria-specific and non-specific immune responses in a prospective cohort of infants in Uganda
    Elizabeth J Anderson
    Imperial College London School of Public Health, London W2 1PG, UK
    Vaccine 30:2083-9. 2012
  4. pmc Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on immune responses to schistosome antigens among the offspring: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Robert Tweyongyere
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 11:234. 2011
  5. pmc Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on intensity of infection and antibody responses to schistosome antigens: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Robert Tweyongyere
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:32. 2009
  6. pmc Treatment with anthelminthics during pregnancy: what gains and what risks for the mother and child?
    Alison M Elliott
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Parasitology 138:1499-507. 2011
  7. pmc The impact of helminths on the response to immunization and on the incidence of infection and disease in childhood in Uganda: design of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, factorial trial of deworming interventions delivered in pregnancy and e
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Clin Trials 4:42-57. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytokine responses and progression to active tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected Ugandans: a prospective study
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:660-70. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the use of prednisolone as an adjunct to treatment in HIV-1-associated pleural tuberculosis
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe
    J Infect Dis 190:869-78. 2004
  10. pmc Effects of maternal and infant co-infections, and of maternal immunisation, on the infant response to BCG and tetanus immunisation
    Alison M Elliott
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Vaccine 29:247-55. 2010

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  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of the effects of albendazole in pregnancy on maternal responses to mycobacterial antigens and infant responses to Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunisation [ISRCTN32849447]
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 5:115. 2005
    ..Maternal schistosomiasis and filariasis have been shown to influence infant responses to neonatal bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunisation but the effects of maternal hookworm, and of de-worming in pregnancy, are unknown...
  2. pmc Helminths and HIV infection: epidemiological observations on immunological hypotheses
    M Brown
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Parasite Immunol 28:613-23. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc The influence of BCG vaccine strain on mycobacteria-specific and non-specific immune responses in a prospective cohort of infants in Uganda
    Elizabeth J Anderson
    Imperial College London School of Public Health, London W2 1PG, UK
    Vaccine 30:2083-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate both specific and non-specific immune responses to different strains of BCG within a large infant cohort and to evaluate further the relationship between BCG strain, scarring and cytokine responses...
  4. pmc Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on immune responses to schistosome antigens among the offspring: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Robert Tweyongyere
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 11:234. 2011
    ..Praziquantel treatment during pregnancy boosts maternal immune responses to schistosome antigens and reduces worm burden. Effects of praziquantel treatment during pregnancy on responses among offspring are unknown...
  5. pmc Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on intensity of infection and antibody responses to schistosome antigens: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Robert Tweyongyere
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:32. 2009
    ..We have therefore evaluated the effects on infection intensity and the immunological effects of praziquantel treatment against Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy, compared with treatment after delivery...
  6. pmc Treatment with anthelminthics during pregnancy: what gains and what risks for the mother and child?
    Alison M Elliott
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Parasitology 138:1499-507. 2011
    ..The risks and benefits of routine anthelminthic treatment in antenatal clinics may need to be reconsidered...
  7. pmc The impact of helminths on the response to immunization and on the incidence of infection and disease in childhood in Uganda: design of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, factorial trial of deworming interventions delivered in pregnancy and e
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Clin Trials 4:42-57. 2007
    ..These effects might develop in utero, through exposure to maternal helminth infections, or through direct exposure in later life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytokine responses and progression to active tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected Ugandans: a prospective study
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:660-70. 2004
    ..04). The association with IL-2 production may reflect a response to tuberculous infection or to activating disease; the associations with IL-10 and IL-5 are in keeping with the expected role of immunosuppressive or type 2 cytokines...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the use of prednisolone as an adjunct to treatment in HIV-1-associated pleural tuberculosis
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe
    J Infect Dis 190:869-78. 2004
    ..We examined the effect that prednisolone has on survival in HIV-1-associated pleural tuberculosis...
  10. pmc Effects of maternal and infant co-infections, and of maternal immunisation, on the infant response to BCG and tetanus immunisation
    Alison M Elliott
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Vaccine 29:247-55. 2010
    ..Effects of maternal immunisation on infant responses to vaccines should be explored. Prevention of infant malaria and HIV could contribute to effectiveness of immunisation programmes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Helminth infection is not associated with faster progression of HIV disease in coinfected adults in Uganda
    Michael Brown
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 190:1869-79. 2004
    ..We studied a cohort of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults in Uganda who were not receiving antiretroviral therapy, to explore the impact of helminths on HIV progression in areas where antiretrovirals are not available...
  12. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection increases helminth-specific type 2 cytokine responses and HIV-1 loads in coinfected Ugandan adults
    Michael Brown
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Infect Dis 191:1648-57. 2005
    ..By the same logic, however, the increase in type 2 cytokines occurring immediately after antischistosomal treatment might increase viral replication and be detrimental...
  13. pmc The effect of anthelmintic treatment during pregnancy on HIV plasma viral load: results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Uganda
    Emily L Webb
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:307-13. 2012
    ....
  14. pmc Impact of anthelminthic treatment in pregnancy and childhood on immunisations, infections and eczema in childhood: a randomised controlled trial
    Juliet Ndibazza
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 7:e50325. 2012
    ..We addressed the hypothesis that anthelminthic treatment in pregnancy and early childhood would improve responses to immunisation and modulate disease incidence in early childhood with both beneficial and detrimental effects...
  15. pmc Uptake of HIV and syphilis testing of pregnant women and their male partners in a programme for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Uganda
    Dennison Kizito
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 13:680-2. 2008
    ..To describe uptake of HIV and syphilis testing in a prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in Uganda...
  16. ncbi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni, nematode infections, and progression to active tuberculosis among HIV-1-infected Ugandans
    Michael Brown
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:819-25. 2006
    ..31; 1.00-5.33). This analysis suggests an effect of S. mansoni infection on progression to active TB among HIV-1-infected Ugandans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilia and progression to active tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected Ugandans
    Alison M Elliott
    Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:477-80. 2003
    ..Eosinophilia is most likely to be indicative of a type 2 immune response induced by helminth infection in this Ugandan cohort, but the mechanism of the observed association between eosinophilia and risk of TB remains to be determined...
  18. pmc Effect of maternal Schistosoma mansoni infection and praziquantel treatment during pregnancy on Schistosoma mansoni infection and immune responsiveness among offspring at age five years
    Robert Tweyongyere
    Department of Veterinary Pharmacy, Clinical and Comparative Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2501. 2013
    ..mansoni, are unknown. Here we examined effects of praziquantel treatment of S. mansoni during pregnancy on prevalence of S. mansoni and immune responsiveness among offspring at age five years...
  19. pmc Maternal HIV infection and other factors associated with growth outcomes of HIV-uninfected infants in Entebbe, Uganda
    Lawrence Muhangi
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, PO Box 49, Plot 51 59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe, Uganda
    Public Health Nutr 16:1548-57. 2013
    ..To assess the associations between maternal HIV infection and growth outcomes of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants and to identify other predictors for poor growth among this population...
  20. pmc Associations between mild-to-moderate anaemia in pregnancy and helminth, malaria and HIV infection in Entebbe, Uganda
    Lawrence Muhangi
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:899-907. 2007
    ..This result may relate to relatively good nutrition and low helminth infection intensity. These findings are pertinent to estimating the disease burden of helminths and other infections in pregnancy. [Clinical Trial No. ISRCTN32849447]...
  21. ncbi request reprint Associations between helminth infection and CD4+ T cell count, viral load and cytokine responses in HIV-1-infected Ugandan adults
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:103-8. 2003
    ..The possibility that chronic helminth infection may suppress HIV replication and that effects on HIV replication may vary during helminth infection and treatment should be considered...
  22. pmc Anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of infantile eczema: randomised-controlled trial results
    Harriet Mpairwe
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:305-12. 2011
    ..Allergy is commoner in developed than in developing countries. Chronic worm infections show inverse associations with allergy, and prenatal exposures may be critical to allergy risk...
  23. pmc Effect of single-dose anthelmintic treatment during pregnancy on an infant's response to immunisation and on susceptibility to infectious diseases in infancy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Emily L Webb
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 377:52-62. 2011
    ..Helminth infections affect the human immune response. We investigated whether prenatal exposure to and treatment of maternal helminth infections affects development of an infant's immune response to immunisations and unrelated infections...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal worm infections and anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy on infant motor and neurocognitive functioning
    Margaret Nampijja
    Co infections Studies Programme, MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:1019-30. 2012
    ..The biological mechanisms that could underlie these neurocognitive effects are discussed...
  25. pmc Risk factors for seropositivity to Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus among children in Uganda
    Katie Wakeham
    Medical Research Council, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:228-33. 2013
    ..Local environmental factors, including other infectious agents, may be key...
  26. ncbi request reprint 23-Valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in HIV-infected Ugandan adults: 6-year follow-up of a clinical trial cohort
    Christine Watera
    MRC Programme on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 18:1210-3. 2004
    ..84; CI 0.7-1.0). An explanation for the improvement in survival in the face of excess morbid events is lacking; a role for vaccine in HIV care in Africa remains unlikely...
  27. pmc Maternal recall of birthweight and birth size in Entebbe, Uganda
    Swaib A Lule
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Entebbe Hospital, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1465-9. 2012
    ..To assess the reliability of maternally recalled birthweight and size in Entebbe, Uganda...
  28. ncbi request reprint Screening for intestinal helminth infection in a semi-urban cohort of pregnant women in Uganda
    Joseph W Bukusuba
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Doct 34:27-8. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint HIV risk perception and prevalence in a program for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission: comparison of women who accept voluntary counseling and testing and those tested anonymously
    Harriet Mpairwe
    Uganda Virus Research Institute and Entebbe General Hospital, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:354-8. 2005
    ..To determine whether data from voluntary counseling and testing (VCT)/prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs can be used for HIV surveillance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Conjugate pneumococcal vaccine in HIV-infected Ugandans and the effect of past receipt of polysaccharide vaccine
    George Miiro
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Infect Dis 192:1801-5. 2005
    ..There were significant increases in anticapsular IgG concentrations for all serotypes after the first dose (P < .01) and for all serotypes except 14 and 9V after the second dose. Past receipt of PPV did not affect vaccine response...
  31. pmc Factors affecting the infant antibody response to measles immunisation in Entebbe-Uganda
    Dennison Kizito
    Co infection Studies Programme, MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:619. 2013
    ..We tested this hypothesis by examining the influence of co-infections on maternal and infant measles-specific IgG levels...
  32. pmc Long-lived memory B-cell responses following BCG vaccination
    Ismail Sebina
    Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e51381. 2012
    ....
  33. pmc Effect of praziquantel treatment during pregnancy on cytokine responses to schistosome antigens: results of a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Robert Tweyongyere
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Infect Dis 198:1870-9. 2008
    ..Praziquantel treatment during pregnancy was recommended in 2002, but the immunological effects of the treatment had not been investigated...
  34. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-1-infected adults attending an HIV/AIDS clinic in Uganda
    Christine Watera
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:373-8. 2006
    ..Cotrimoxazole is recommended for prevention of opportunistic infections in symptomatic HIV patients in sub-Saharan Africa...
  35. pmc Determining Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among BCG-immunised Ugandan children by T-SPOT.TB and tuberculin skin testing
    Gyaviira Nkurunungi
    Co infection Studies Programme, Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 7:e47340. 2012
    ..TB) and the tuberculin skin test (TST; 2 units RT-23 tuberculin; positive defined as diameter ≥10 mm), along with the reproducibility of T-SPOT.TB on short-term follow-up, in this population...
  36. pmc Skin prick test reactivity to common allergens among women in Entebbe, Uganda
    Harriet Mpairwe
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:367-73. 2008
    ..14, 95% CI 0.03-0.69); women with a history of asthma were less likely to have hookworm (adjusted odds ratio 0.24, 95% CI 0.07-0.81) but this association was weaker for women with a history of eczema. [Clinical Trial No. ISRCTN32849447]...
  37. pmc A description of congenital anomalies among infants in Entebbe, Uganda
    Juliet Ndibazza
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:857-61. 2011
    ..In this study, we describe the profile of congenital anomalies seen in a birth cohort in Entebbe, Uganda...
  38. pmc Use of antenatal services and delivery care in Entebbe, Uganda: a community survey
    Carolyn J Tann
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:23. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 envelope subtypes A and D on disease progression in a large cohort of HIV-1-positive persons in Uganda
    Pontiano Kaleebu
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Infect Dis 185:1244-50. 2002
    ..001), compared with subtype A, after adjusting for CD4 cell count at enrollment. In Africa, envelope subtype D is associated with faster disease progression, compared with subtype A...
  40. pmc Rate and amplification of drug resistance among previously-treated patients with tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Beth Temple
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1126-34. 2008
    ..There is a need to measure the extent of and risk factors for drug resistance in such patients...
  41. pmc Parasite infection is associated with Kaposi's sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) in Ugandan women
    Katie Wakeham
    Co infections Studies Programme, Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:15. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bloodstream Pathogens Is Higher in Neonatal Encephalopathy Cases vs. Controls Using a Novel Panel of Real-Time PCR Assays
    Cally J Tann
    Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Mulago University Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 9:e97259. 2014
    ..We developed a novel panel of species-specific real-time PCR assays to identify bloodstream pathogens amongst newborns with and without NE in Uganda...
  43. ncbi request reprint HIV in Africa (Communication arising): chemokine-receptor genes and AIDS risk
    Patricia A Ramaley
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7BN, UK
    Nature 417:140. 2002
    ..This gene may therefore not be subject to rapid evolutionary change as a result of the HIV epidemic in Africa...
  44. pmc Cryptococcus neoformans-reactive and total immunoglobulin profiles of human immunodeficiency virus-infected and uninfected Ugandans
    Krishanthi Subramaniam
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Room 709 Forchheimer, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:1168-76. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcal infection in a cohort of HIV-1-infected Ugandan adults
    Neil French
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    AIDS 16:1031-8. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Interactions between HIV and malaria in non-pregnant adults: evidence and implications
    Kirsten Hewitt
    AIDS 20:1993-2004. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint A case-control study to investigate serological correlates of clinical failure of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in HIV-1-infected Ugandan adults
    Neil French
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 190:707-12. 2004
    ..08); for 23F, it was detected in 11% of case patients versus 40% of control subjects (P=.02). Thus, absolute concentration of anti-PS IgG and an attenuated response to polysaccharide are associated with risk of IPD in HIV-infected adults...
  48. ncbi request reprint CD45 variant alleles: possibly increased frequency of a novel exon 4 CD45 polymorphism in HIV seropositive Ugandans
    Tara Stanton
    Cancer and Immunogenetics Laboratory, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Cancer Research UK, John Radcliffe Hospital, OX3 9DU, Oxford, UK
    Immunogenetics 56:107-10. 2004
    ..This suggests that the 54G variant and CD45 splicing abnormalities might be associated with HIV infection...
  49. ncbi request reprint The radiographic appearance of pneumococcal pneumonia in adults is unaltered by HIV-1-infection in hospitalized Kenyans
    Neil French
    AIDS 16:2095-6. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint HIV infection as a cofactor for severe falciparum malaria in adults living in a region of unstable malaria transmission in South Africa
    Kate Grimwade
    Hlabisa Hospital, Hlabisa district, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS 18:547-54. 2004
    ..Malaria and HIV are two of the most important diseases facing Africa. It remains uncertain whether HIV-related immunosuppression adversely affects the clinical outcome of malaria...
  51. ncbi request reprint Childhood malaria in a region of unstable transmission and high human immunodeficiency virus prevalence
    Kate Grimwade
    Hlabisa Hospital, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:1057-63. 2003
    ..We aimed to describe associations among HIV status, presentation and outcome from malaria in children from Hlabisa district, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a region of high HIV prevalence and unstable Plasmodium falciparum transmission...
  52. ncbi request reprint Bacterial disease in HIV-infection
    Neil French
    Trop Doct 34:193-4. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Lung fluid immunoglobulin from HIV-infected subjects has impaired opsonic function against pneumococci
    Roger Eagan
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1632-8. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Reduced interleukin-8 response to Streptococcus pneumoniae by alveolar macrophages from adults with HIV/AIDS
    Stephen B Gordon
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Universities of Malawi and Liverpool, Malawi
    AIDS 19:1197-200. 2005
    ..HIV-infected adults are highly susceptible to pneumococcal disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism that reduces RANTES expression is associated with protection from death in HIV-seropositive Ugandans with advanced disease
    Graham S Cooke
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX3 7BN
    J Infect Dis 194:666-9. 2006
    ....
  56. pmc Invasive group B streptococcal infection in infants, Malawi
    Katherine J Gray
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Programme of Clinical Tropical Research, Blantyre, Malawi
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:223-9. 2007
    ..Effective locally relevant prevention strategies are needed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is immunogenic in lung fluid of HIV-infected and immunocompetent adults
    Stephen B Gordon
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:208-10. 2007
  58. pmc AIDS patients have increased surfactant protein D but normal mannose binding lectin levels in lung fluid
    Kondwani C Jambo
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi
    Respir Res 8:42. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids for bacterial meningitis in adults in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthew Scarborough
    College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    N Engl J Med 357:2441-50. 2007
    ..Adjuvant therapy with corticosteroids reduces mortality among adults in the developed world, but it has not been adequately tested in developing countries or in the context of advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  60. ncbi request reprint Grey nails predict low CD4 cell count among untreated patients with HIV infection in Malawi
    Matthew Scarborough
    Department of Medicine, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre
    AIDS 20:1415-7. 2006
    ..Alternative criteria for initiating antiretroviral therapy to CD4 testing or clinical illness are needed in Malawi...