Samuel Biraro

Summary

Affiliation: MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of HSV-2 on population-level trends in HIV incidence in Uganda between 1990 and 2007
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Medical Research Council Tropical Epidemiology Group, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1257-66. 2013
  2. pmc HIV-1 transmission within marriage in rural Uganda: a longitudinal study
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 8:e55060. 2013
  3. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and incidence are no longer falling in southwest Uganda: evidence from a rural population cohort 1989-2005
    Leigh Anne Shafer
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 22:1641-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional status of children living in a community with high HIV prevalence in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Agnes Nalwoga
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:414-22. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence and recent injections among adults in rural southwestern Uganda
    Jimmy A Whitworth
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 21:1056-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Performance of commercial herpes simplex virus type-2 antibody tests using serum samples from Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Dis 38:140-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of vertical transmission and health care-related factors in HIV infection of children: a community study in rural Uganda
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:222-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Effect of HSV-2 on population-level trends in HIV incidence in Uganda between 1990 and 2007
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Medical Research Council Tropical Epidemiology Group, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1257-66. 2013
    ..To assess the long-term effects of population-level HSV-2 infection on HIV incidence...
  2. pmc HIV-1 transmission within marriage in rural Uganda: a longitudinal study
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 8:e55060. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and incidence are no longer falling in southwest Uganda: evidence from a rural population cohort 1989-2005
    Leigh Anne Shafer
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 22:1641-9. 2008
    ..Recently, some researchers have noticed that HIV-1 prevalence is levelling off. We examine prevalence, incidence, and sexual behaviour trends in a rural population cohort in Uganda over 16 years...
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional status of children living in a community with high HIV prevalence in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Agnes Nalwoga
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:414-22. 2010
    ..Children with a Z score of <-2 were defined as undernourished, with a Z score <-2 for weight for age defining underweight, for height for age defining stunting and for weight for height defining wasting...
  5. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence and recent injections among adults in rural southwestern Uganda
    Jimmy A Whitworth
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 21:1056-8. 2007
    ..This association could either be the result of injections causing HIV infection or, more likely, injections for seroconversion illnesses or other consequences of unsafe sex...
  6. doi request reprint Performance of commercial herpes simplex virus type-2 antibody tests using serum samples from Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Dis 38:140-7. 2011
    ..Several commercial type-specific serologic tests are available for herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Poor specificity of some tests has been reported on samples from sub-Saharan Africa...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of vertical transmission and health care-related factors in HIV infection of children: a community study in rural Uganda
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:222-8. 2007
    ..To determine the probable route of transmission of HIV to children aged 12 years or younger in a rural area of Uganda from 1999 through 2000 and to examine associations between HIV infection and health care-related variables...