L J Brant

Summary

Affiliation: Health Protection Agency
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Can current national surveillance systems in England and Wales monitor sexual transmission of hepatitis C among HIV-infected men who have sex with men?
    Sarah Dougan
    HIV and STI Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Where are people being tested for anti-HCV in England? Results from sentinel laboratory surveillance
    L J Brant
    Immunisation Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 15:729-39. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Pathways of care and resource utilization in a national cohort of patients with transfusion-acquired hepatitis C
    L Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 12:618-26. 2005
  4. pmc Sentinel laboratory surveillance of hepatitis C antibody testing in England: understanding the epidemiology of HCV infection
    L J Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:417-26. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Increase in recently acquired syphilis infections in English, Welsh and Northern Irish blood donors
    L J Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Immunisation Department, London, UK
    Vox Sang 93:19-26. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Planning for the healthcare burden of hepatitis C infection: Hepatitis C genotypes identified in England, 2002-2007
    Lisa J Brant
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, Immunisation Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    J Clin Virol 48:115-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Diagnosis of acute hepatitis C virus infection and estimated incidence in low- and high-risk English populations
    L J Brant
    Department of Immunisation, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 15:871-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The problem with using computer programmes to assign ethnicity: immigration decreases sensitivity
    L J Brant
    Immunization Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW95EQ, UK
    Public Health 123:316-20. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Infections detected in English surgical bone and deceased donors (2001-2006) and estimated risk of undetected hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus
    L J Brant
    Immunization Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Vox Sang 95:272-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Using automated extraction of hepatitis B tests for surveillance: evidence of decreasing incidence of acute hepatitis B in England
    L J Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1075-86. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Can current national surveillance systems in England and Wales monitor sexual transmission of hepatitis C among HIV-infected men who have sex with men?
    Sarah Dougan
    HIV and STI Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether current national surveillance systems in England and Wales (E&W) are able to monitor sexual transmission of hepatitis C infection among HIV-infected MSM...
  2. doi request reprint Where are people being tested for anti-HCV in England? Results from sentinel laboratory surveillance
    L J Brant
    Immunisation Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 15:729-39. 2008
    ..Local laboratories should review data on testing locations and proportion positive to inform local initiatives to improve testing and yield...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pathways of care and resource utilization in a national cohort of patients with transfusion-acquired hepatitis C
    L Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 12:618-26. 2005
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  4. pmc Sentinel laboratory surveillance of hepatitis C antibody testing in England: understanding the epidemiology of HCV infection
    L J Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:417-26. 2007
    ..Comparing positives to routine national surveillance suggests that only 53% (1782/3333) of diagnosed cases were reported. Sentinel laboratory data can provide valuable supplementary data to national surveillance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increase in recently acquired syphilis infections in English, Welsh and Northern Irish blood donors
    L J Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Immunisation Department, London, UK
    Vox Sang 93:19-26. 2007
    ..Syphilis can be transmitted by blood. We describe syphilis infections detected in blood donors and investigate the epidemiology of syphilis in English, Welsh and Northern Irish blood donors...
  6. doi request reprint Planning for the healthcare burden of hepatitis C infection: Hepatitis C genotypes identified in England, 2002-2007
    Lisa J Brant
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, Immunisation Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    J Clin Virol 48:115-9. 2010
    ..Treatment length and sustained virological response rates vary by genotype. Therefore knowledge of circulating HCV genotypes is important for health-care providers...
  7. doi request reprint Diagnosis of acute hepatitis C virus infection and estimated incidence in low- and high-risk English populations
    L J Brant
    Department of Immunisation, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 15:871-7. 2008
    ..The yield from a window-period strategy depends upon the population tested. Pooled HCV RNA testing of anti-HCV negative samples from the current IDUs is realistic and relatively inexpensive to identify recently infected individuals...
  8. doi request reprint The problem with using computer programmes to assign ethnicity: immigration decreases sensitivity
    L J Brant
    Immunization Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW95EQ, UK
    Public Health 123:316-20. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether the sensitivity and PPV of NamPehchan had changed, after an observation that surnames previously associated with South Asians were increasingly reported as Black...
  9. doi request reprint Infections detected in English surgical bone and deceased donors (2001-2006) and estimated risk of undetected hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus
    L J Brant
    Immunization Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Vox Sang 95:272-9. 2008
    ..Here we describe infections detected through microbiological testing of English surgical bone and deceased donors (2001-2006) and estimate the residual risk of infection...
  10. doi request reprint Using automated extraction of hepatitis B tests for surveillance: evidence of decreasing incidence of acute hepatitis B in England
    L J Brant
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1075-86. 2012
    ..Automated extraction of hepatitis B markers, including quantitative results where available, can help to classify HBV status more accurately for surveillance. HBV incidence in England is at its lowest level in recent years...
  11. doi request reprint Diagnoses of, and deaths from, severe liver disease due to hepatitis C in England between 2000 and 2005 estimated using multiple data sources
    A G Mann
    Immunisation Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 137:513-8. 2009
    ..We provide estimates of under-recording that can be used to modify existing models of disease burden due to hepatitis C and provide a simple approach to improve the monitoring of trends in severe hepatitis C-related morbidity over time...
  12. doi request reprint A re-evaluation of the risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV prevented by the exclusion of men who have sex with men from blood donation in England and Wales, 2005-2007
    K L Davison
    Immunisation Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Vox Sang 101:291-302. 2011
    ..The risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV could probably be reduced further by improving compliance with any exclusion, particularly after recent risk behaviours...
  13. ncbi request reprint The burden of hepatitis C in England
    M J Sweeting
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK
    J Viral Hepat 14:570-6. 2007
    ..If patients are left undiagnosed and untreated, the future burden of the disease on healthcare resources will be substantial...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and longitudinal changes in blood pressure in postmenopausal women
    A Scuteri
    U.O. Geriatria, INRCA, Via Cassia 1167, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 135:229-38. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Postmenopausal women taking HRT have a smaller increase in systolic blood pressure over time than those not taking HRT. This difference is intensified at older ages...