Leigh Anne Shafer

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi HIV-1 disease progression and fertility: the incidence of recognized pregnancy and pregnancy outcome in Uganda
    Amanda Ross
    KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, P O Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
    AIDS 18:799-804. 2004
  2. ncbi 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
  3. pmc Host HLA B*allele-associated multi-clade Gag T-cell recognition correlates with slow HIV-1 disease progression in antiretroviral therapy-naïve Ugandans
    Jennifer Serwanga
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, c o Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 4:e4188. 2009
  4. pmc Is sexual risk taking behaviour changing in rural south-west Uganda? Behaviour trends in a rural population cohort 1993-2006
    S Biraro
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i3-11. 2009
  5. ncbi Anaemia in a rural Ugandan HIV cohort: prevalence at enrolment, incidence, diagnosis and associated factors
    Joseph O Mugisha
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 13:788-94. 2008
  6. ncbi HIV-1 disease progression and mortality before the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Lieve Van der Paal
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 21:S21-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Effect of pregnancy on immunological and virological outcomes of women on ART: a prospective cohort study in rural Uganda, 2004-2009
    Billy N Mayanja
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:343-52. 2012
  8. ncbi Effect of pregnancy on HIV disease progression and survival among women in rural Uganda
    Van der Paal Lieve
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 12:920-8. 2007
  9. ncbi 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
  10. pmc The dual impact of antiretroviral therapy and sexual behaviour changes on HIV epidemiologic trends in Uganda: a modelling study
    Leigh Anne Shafer
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Medical Research Council Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Infect 90:423-9. 2014

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi HIV-1 disease progression and fertility: the incidence of recognized pregnancy and pregnancy outcome in Uganda
    Amanda Ross
    KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, P O Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
    AIDS 18:799-804. 2004
    ..To estimate the association between HIV disease progression and the incidence of recognized pregnancy; to estimate the risk of subsequent fetal loss...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. pmc Host HLA B*allele-associated multi-clade Gag T-cell recognition correlates with slow HIV-1 disease progression in antiretroviral therapy-naïve Ugandans
    Jennifer Serwanga
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, c o Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 4:e4188. 2009
    ..In this study, possible interactions between viral load, CD4 T cell slopes, host genetics and HIV-specific IFN-gamma responses were evaluated in chronically HIV-1-infected adults...
  4. pmc Is sexual risk taking behaviour changing in rural south-west Uganda? Behaviour trends in a rural population cohort 1993-2006
    S Biraro
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i3-11. 2009
    ..To describe sexual behaviour trends in a rural Ugandan cohort in the context of an evolving HIV epidemic, 1993-2006...
  5. ncbi Anaemia in a rural Ugandan HIV cohort: prevalence at enrolment, incidence, diagnosis and associated factors
    Joseph O Mugisha
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 13:788-94. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and incidence of anaemia in HIV-positive and negative individuals; to identify risk factors for anaemia, prior to the introduction of HAART; and to determine the validity of the clinical diagnosis of anaemia...
  6. ncbi HIV-1 disease progression and mortality before the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Lieve Van der Paal
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 21:S21-9. 2007
    ..To provide estimates of survival and progression to different HIV disease endpoints after HIV infection among adults in a rural Ugandan setting...
  7. ncbi Effect of pregnancy on immunological and virological outcomes of women on ART: a prospective cohort study in rural Uganda, 2004-2009
    Billy N Mayanja
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:343-52. 2012
    ..Before antiretroviral therapy (ART) introduction, pregnancy was associated with a sustained drop in CD4 cell count in HIV-infected women. We examined the effects of pregnancy on immunological and virological ART outcomes...
  8. ncbi Effect of pregnancy on HIV disease progression and survival among women in rural Uganda
    Van der Paal Lieve
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 12:920-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of pregnancy on HIV disease progression and survival among HIV-infected women in rural Uganda, prior to the introduction of anti-retroviral therapy (ART)...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. pmc The dual impact of antiretroviral therapy and sexual behaviour changes on HIV epidemiologic trends in Uganda: a modelling study
    Leigh Anne Shafer
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Medical Research Council Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Infect 90:423-9. 2014
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) availability in a population may influence risky sexual behaviour. We examine the potential impact of ART on the HIV epidemic, incorporating evidence for the impact that ART may have on risky sexual behaviour...
  11. ncbi Relation between chemokine receptor use, disease stage, and HIV-1 subtypes A and D: results from a rural Ugandan cohort
    Pontiano Kaleebu
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:28-33. 2007
    ..To determine whether there are differences in coreceptor use in subjects infected with HIV-1 envelope subtypes A and D that could explain the differences in progression rates between these subtypes in a rural Ugandan cohort...
  12. pmc Estimation of the HIV basic reproduction number in rural south west Uganda: 1991-2008
    Rebecca N Nsubuga
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 9:e83778. 2014
    ..We estimate HIV [Formula: see text] over 18 years in a rural population in Uganda, examine method-specific differences in estimated [Formula: see text], and estimate behavioural changes that would reduce [Formula: see text] below one...
  13. ncbi Antiretroviral therapy and sexual behavior: a comparative study between antiretroviral- naive and -experienced patients at an urban HIV/AIDS care and research center in Kampala, Uganda
    Moses Bateganya
    Makerere University Institute of Public Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention IPHCDC HIV AIDS Fellowship Program, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:760-8. 2005
    ..Still, recall and social desirability biases remain important limitations in interpreting these conclusions...