P D O Davies

Summary

Affiliation: Christie Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The world-wide increase in tuberculosis: how demographic changes, HIV infection and increasing numbers in poverty are increasing tuberculosis
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, L14 3PE, UK
    Ann Med 35:235-43. 2003
  2. pmc The challenge of tuberculosis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and Resource Centre TRRU, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:262-5. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in the treatment of tuberculosis
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, L14 3PE, UK
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 12:1297-312. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking and tuberculosis: the epidemiological association and immunopathogenesis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and Resources Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Thomas Drive, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:291-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and misdiagnosis of tuberculosis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1226-34. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for tuberculosis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 63:37-46. 2005
  7. pmc Tuberculosis in humans and animals: are we a threat to each other?
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and Resources Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:539-40. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis: where are we going?
    Peter D O Davies
    Clin Med 7:90. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of DOTS in tuberculosis treatment and control
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Am J Respir Med 2:203-9. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Commentary: Tuberculosis down the generations--a comment on 'Continued studies of Tuberculosis as a generation illness' by Kr F Andvord
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and resource Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Thomas Drive, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:934-6. 2008

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The world-wide increase in tuberculosis: how demographic changes, HIV infection and increasing numbers in poverty are increasing tuberculosis
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, L14 3PE, UK
    Ann Med 35:235-43. 2003
    ..But until world conditions of poverty and HIV spread are addressed, it is unlikely that tuberculosis can be controlled...
  2. pmc The challenge of tuberculosis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and Resource Centre TRRU, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:262-5. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in the treatment of tuberculosis
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, L14 3PE, UK
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 12:1297-312. 2003
    ..The quest for new agents is, however, impeded by obstacles. Hopefully, tackling these through collaborative public-private partnerships on an international scale will lead to a fruitful outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking and tuberculosis: the epidemiological association and immunopathogenesis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and Resources Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Thomas Drive, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:291-8. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and misdiagnosis of tuberculosis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1226-34. 2008
    ..In this review, we provide an overview of clinical, radiological, molecular and immunological diagnosis of TB and highlight the common difficulties and pitfalls in TB diagnosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for tuberculosis
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 63:37-46. 2005
    ..Where these two infections are prevalent tuberculosis case rates have risen dramatically and will continue to do so unless either infection can be curtailed...
  7. pmc Tuberculosis in humans and animals: are we a threat to each other?
    P D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and Resources Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:539-40. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis: where are we going?
    Peter D O Davies
    Clin Med 7:90. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of DOTS in tuberculosis treatment and control
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Am J Respir Med 2:203-9. 2003
    ..With no new drugs or adjuvant treatment available to bring the length of treatment down to substantially less than 6 months, DOTS offers the best means we have at our disposal for TB control...
  10. doi request reprint Commentary: Tuberculosis down the generations--a comment on 'Continued studies of Tuberculosis as a generation illness' by Kr F Andvord
    Peter D O Davies
    Tuberculosis Research and resource Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Thomas Drive, Liverpool L14 3PE, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:934-6. 2008
  11. pmc Drug resistant tuberculosis: Service for drug resistant tuberculosis exists in the UK
    Peter D O Davies
    BMJ 336:1324. 2008
  12. pmc Tuberculosis and its incidence, special nature, and relationship with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Biswajit Chakrabarti
    Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:263-72. 2007
    ..Patients diagnosed with TB may often have extensive co-morbidity such as COPD and the effect of an underlying diagnosis of COPD on outcomes in TB is also reviewed...
  13. ncbi request reprint TB in the elderly in industrialised countries
    Peter D O Davies
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1157-9. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of adults with pulmonary tuberculosis with and without HIV infection in Nigeria
    Lovett Lawson
    Zankli Medical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:30-5. 2008
    ..The presence of HIV decreases the sensitivity of smear microscopy and complicates the diagnosis of TB. Selected clinical and laboratory parameters could be used to identify individuals with TB who are likely to be coinfected with HIV...
  15. ncbi request reprint Key issues in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
    Biswajit Chakrabarti
    Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Future Microbiol 2:51-61. 2007
    ..There is a need for greater research into developing more effective antituberculous medications and immunotherapy may play an adjunctive role in future management...
  16. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome: Threat of tuberculosis persists
    Peter D O Davies
    BMJ 326:1396. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint War and peace
    Peter D O Davies
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:707; author reply 707-8. 2003
  18. pmc Learning from low income countries: experience in low income countries should count towards specialist registrar training
    Peter D O Davies
    BMJ 330:478; discussion 479. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Current medical treatment for tuberculosis. Aspects of chemotherapy and management need clarifying
    Lawrence P Ormerod
    BMJ 326:550; author reply 550. 2003