E L Corbett

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Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and silicosis: the impact of two potent risk factors on the incidence of mycobacterial disease in South African miners
    E L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 14:2759-68. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter may predispose to severe silicosis in black South African miners
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:690-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV-1/AIDS and the control of other infectious diseases in Africa
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 359:2177-87. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium kansasii and M. scrofulaceum isolates from HIV-negative South African gold miners: incidence, clinical significance and radiology
    E L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:501-7. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of HIV infection on Mycobacterium kansasii disease in South African gold miners
    E L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:10-4. 1999
  6. pmc Tuberculosis screening in high human immunodeficiency virus prevalence settings: turning promise into reality
    E L Corbett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:1125-38. 2013
  7. pmc Prevalent infectious tuberculosis in Harare, Zimbabwe: burden, risk factors and implications for control
    E L Corbett
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1231-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the IkappaB-alpha promoter region and risk of diseases involving inflammation and fibrosis
    N Mozzato-Chamay
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Genes Immun 2:153-5. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The benefits to communities and individuals of screening for active tuberculosis disease: a systematic review
    K Kranzer
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:432-46. 2013
  10. pmc Epidemiology of tuberculosis in a high HIV prevalence population provided with enhanced diagnosis of symptomatic disease
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e22. 2007

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and silicosis: the impact of two potent risk factors on the incidence of mycobacterial disease in South African miners
    E L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 14:2759-68. 2000
    ..To investigate the combined effects of HIV infection and silicosis on mycobacterial disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter may predispose to severe silicosis in black South African miners
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:690-3. 2002
    ..A predominant effect on disease severity, rather than on disease frequency, appears to be a general feature of promoter polymorphism in diseases in which TNF-alpha has a critical role...
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV-1/AIDS and the control of other infectious diseases in Africa
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 359:2177-87. 2002
    ..In addition to enhancing access to HIV-1 prevention and care, public health surveillance and control programmes should be greatly intensified to cope with the new realities of infectious disease control in Africa...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium kansasii and M. scrofulaceum isolates from HIV-negative South African gold miners: incidence, clinical significance and radiology
    E L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:501-7. 1999
    ..A South African gold mining hospital...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of HIV infection on Mycobacterium kansasii disease in South African gold miners
    E L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:10-4. 1999
    ..kansasii disease that occurs at an earlier stage of HIV infection and more closely resembles disease in HIV-negative men than has been found for HIV-associated M. kansasii disease in other settings...
  6. pmc Tuberculosis screening in high human immunodeficiency virus prevalence settings: turning promise into reality
    E L Corbett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:1125-38. 2013
    ..Relevant contemporary research showing the high need for potential gains, and pitfalls from expanded and intensified TB screening in high HIV prevalence settings are discussed in this review. ..
  7. pmc Prevalent infectious tuberculosis in Harare, Zimbabwe: burden, risk factors and implications for control
    E L Corbett
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1231-7. 2009
    ..Harare's high density suburbs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the IkappaB-alpha promoter region and risk of diseases involving inflammation and fibrosis
    N Mozzato-Chamay
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Genes Immun 2:153-5. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The benefits to communities and individuals of screening for active tuberculosis disease: a systematic review
    K Kranzer
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:432-46. 2013
    ..Before screening programmes are recommended, evidence is needed of individual and/or community-level benefits...
  10. pmc Epidemiology of tuberculosis in a high HIV prevalence population provided with enhanced diagnosis of symptomatic disease
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e22. 2007
    ..We investigated the epidemiology of prevalent and incident TB in a high HIV prevalence population provided with enhanced primary health care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: opportunities, challenges, and change in the era of antiretroviral treatment
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 367:926-37. 2006
    ..Here, we review tuberculosis epidemiology in Africa and policy implications of HIV/AIDS treatment scale-up...
  12. pmc Impact of enhanced tuberculosis diagnosis in South Africa: a mathematical model of expanded culture and drug susceptibility testing
    David W Dowdy
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite W6508, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11293-8. 2008
    ..In South Africa, expanding TB culture and DST could substantially reduce TB, and particularly MDR-TB, mortality. Control of XDR-TB will require additional interventions, the impact of which may be enhanced by improved TB diagnosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of routine isoniazid preventive therapy on tuberculosis incidence among HIV-infected men in South Africa: a novel randomized incremental recruitment study
    Alison D Grant
    Clinical Research Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    JAMA 293:2719-25. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Trends in tuberculosis and the influence of HIV infection in northern Malawi, 1988-2001
    Martien W Borgdorff
    AIDS 18:1465-7. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus and the prevalence of undiagnosed tuberculosis in African gold miners
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:673-9. 2004
    ..The difference in mean duration of smear positivity was particularly marked and, if generalizable, will have major implications for TB control prospects in high HIV prevalence areas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of tuberculosis in the context of HIV infection
    Bouke C de Jong
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Annu Rev Med 55:283-301. 2004
    ..However, given the disproportionate amount of TB/HIV in less-developed nations and the increasing availability of antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings, the issues presented will become increasingly relevant globally...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stable incidence rates of tuberculosis (TB) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-negative South African gold miners during a decade of epidemic HIV-associated TB
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 188:1156-63. 2003
    ..94, for 1995-1997, 0.96, for 1998-1999, and 1.05, for 1999-2000. Preventing a secondary epidemic of TB among HIV-negative individuals may be achievable with conventional means, even in settings with a high burden of HIV-associated TB...
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of secondary isoniazid preventive therapy among HIV-infected Southern Africans: time to change policy?
    Gavin J Churchyard
    Aurum Health Research, Welkom, South Africa
    AIDS 17:2063-70. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of secondary preventive therapy against tuberculosis (TB) among gold miners working in South Africa...
  19. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and chronic chest disease as risk factors for bacterial pneumonia: a case-control study
    Salome Charalambous
    Aurum Health Research, Welkom, South Africa
    AIDS 17:1531-7. 2003
    ..To investigate risk factors for severe acute pneumonia in South African gold miners...
  20. ncbi request reprint The growing burden of tuberculosis: global trends and interactions with the HIV epidemic
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, UK
    Arch Intern Med 163:1009-21. 2003
    ..The increasing global burden of tuberculosis (TB) is linked to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nursing and community rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among students in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 44:317-23. 2007
    ..We compared institutional rates and community rates of tuberculin skin test (TST) conversion in Harare, Zimbabwe...
  22. ncbi request reprint HIV infection presenting in older children and adolescents: a case series from Harare, Zimbabwe
    Rashida A Ferrand
    Mortimer Market Centre, Camden Primary Care Trust, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Clin Infect Dis 44:874-8. 2007
    ..We investigated social and clinical features in patients of this age group presenting to a HIV treatment clinic with special adolescent services in Harare, Zimbabwe...
  23. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence during a cluster-randomized trial of two strategies providing voluntary counselling and testing at the workplace, Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:483-9. 2007
    ..Counselling may promote beneficial behavioural change, although knowledge of negative status does not appear to contribute further benefit...
  24. pmc Uptake of workplace HIV counselling and testing: a cluster-randomised trial in Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e238. 2006
    ..HIV counselling and testing is a key component of both HIV care and HIV prevention, but uptake is currently low. We investigated the impact of rapid HIV testing at the workplace on uptake of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Voluntary counseling and testing by nurse counselors: what is the role of routine repeated testing after a negative result?
    Ronnie Matambo
    Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Clin Infect Dis 42:569-71. 2006
    ..0065%-1.4%) and no "true" seroconversions (upper 95% confidence limit, 0.96%) were detected. High-risk behavior was not significantly reduced. Policies recommending routine retesting need to be reconsidered...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough in primary health care attendees, Harare, Zimbabwe: diagnosis and impact of HIV infection
    Shungu S Munyati
    National Institute of Health Research, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1818-27. 2005
    ..At the primary health care level, the spectrum of disease that causes chronic cough has not been previously investigated in a setting with a high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  27. ncbi request reprint HIV and tuberculosis: surveillance revisited
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:709. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in South African gold miners: impact of untreated disease due to human immunodeficiency virus
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1251-8. 2002
    ..A broad range of infectious conditions is significantly associated with HIV infection in South African miners. Identification and implementation of effective prophylactic regimens are urgently needed...