S L Thomas

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

Publications

  1. pmc Burden of mortality associated with autoimmune diseases among females in the United Kingdom
    Sara L Thomas
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 100:2279-87. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Contacts with varicella or with children and protection against herpes zoster in adults: a case-control study
    Sara L Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 360:678-82. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint What does epidemiology tell us about risk factors for herpes zoster?
    Sara L Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:26-33. 2004
  4. pmc Case-control study of the effect of mechanical trauma on the risk of herpes zoster
    S L Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 328:439. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient intake and the risk of herpes zoster: a case-control study
    Sara L Thomas
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:307-14. 2006
  6. doi request reprint How accurate are diagnoses for rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the general practice research database?
    S L Thomas
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1314-21. 2008
  7. pmc Male circumcision and risk of syphilis, chancroid, and genital herpes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    H A Weiss
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:101-9; discussion 110. 2006
  8. pmc Validation and validity of diagnoses in the General Practice Research Database: a systematic review
    Emily Herrett
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 69:4-14. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Life course epidemiology and infectious diseases
    Andrew J Hall
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:300-1. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of myocardial infarction and stroke after acute infection or vaccination
    Liam Smeeth
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 351:2611-8. 2004

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Publications18

  1. pmc Burden of mortality associated with autoimmune diseases among females in the United Kingdom
    Sara L Thomas
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 100:2279-87. 2010
    ..We estimated the collective burden of mortality from autoimmune diseases among females in the United Kingdom and the effects of death certificate coding changes on this estimate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contacts with varicella or with children and protection against herpes zoster in adults: a case-control study
    Sara L Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 360:678-82. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that contacts with children increase exposure to varicella-zoster virus and protect latently infected adults against zoster, we did a case-control study in south London, UK...
  3. ncbi request reprint What does epidemiology tell us about risk factors for herpes zoster?
    Sara L Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:26-33. 2004
    ..We suggest areas of research that could lead to interventions to limit the incidence of zoster. Such research might also help to identify risk factors for age-related immune decline...
  4. pmc Case-control study of the effect of mechanical trauma on the risk of herpes zoster
    S L Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 328:439. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient intake and the risk of herpes zoster: a case-control study
    Sara L Thomas
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:307-14. 2006
    ..Diets low in micronutrients may increase the risk of zoster by temporarily compromising cell-mediated immune function or by hastening immunosenescence...
  6. doi request reprint How accurate are diagnoses for rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the general practice research database?
    S L Thomas
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1314-21. 2008
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  7. pmc Male circumcision and risk of syphilis, chancroid, and genital herpes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    H A Weiss
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:101-9; discussion 110. 2006
    ..Our objective was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analyses of the associations between male circumcision and infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), Treponema pallidum, or Haemophilus ducreyi...
  8. pmc Validation and validity of diagnoses in the General Practice Research Database: a systematic review
    Emily Herrett
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 69:4-14. 2010
    ..To investigate the range of methods used to validate diagnoses in the General Practice Research Database (GPRD), to summarize findings and to assess the quality of these validations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Life course epidemiology and infectious diseases
    Andrew J Hall
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:300-1. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of myocardial infarction and stroke after acute infection or vaccination
    Liam Smeeth
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 351:2611-8. 2004
    ..There is evidence that chronic inflammation may promote atherosclerotic disease. We tested the hypothesis that acute infection and vaccination increase the short-term risk of vascular events...
  11. doi request reprint Incidence of severe acute maternal morbidity associated with abortion: a systematic review
    A J Adler
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:177-90. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Women who experience obstetric haemorrhage are at higher risk of anaemia, in both rich and poor countries
    K S Wagner
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:9-22. 2012
    ..We sought to quantify this risk and explore the duration of increased risk for these women...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of number of births on women's mortality: systematic review of the evidence for women who have completed their childbearing
    L S Hurt
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Brong Ahafo, Ghana
    Popul Stud (Camb) 60:55-71. 2006
    ..We discuss methodological, social, and biological factors that may have affected these associations...
  14. doi request reprint Challenge of the unknown. A systematic review of acute encephalitis in non-outbreak situations
    J Granerod
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, Virus Reference Department, 61 Colindale Avenue, London, UK
    Neurology 75:924-32. 2010
    ..There is currently much interest in identification of new microbial agents of encephalitis, but no work has investigated systematically reasons for lack of pathogen identification in studies...
  15. pmc Isoniazid preventive therapy and risk for resistant tuberculosis
    Maria Elvira Balcells
    Clinical Research Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:744-51. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of active TB should be excluded before IPT. Continued surveillance for isoniazid resistance is essential...
  16. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune diseases co-occurring within individuals and within families: a systematic review
    Emily C Somers
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 17:202-17. 2006
    ..We reviewed the associations among 4 TH1-associated autoimmune diseases: insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, autoimmune (Hashimoto) thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus in the United Kingdom, 1990-1999
    Emily C Somers
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0358, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:612-8. 2007
    ..To estimate the annual incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) over a 10-year period in the UK, and to examine age-, sex-, and region-specific rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint The molecular epidemiology of varicella-zoster virus: evidence for geographic segregation
    Mark Quinlivan
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Queen Mary College, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 186:888-94. 2002
    ..We used the BglI site to examine both the spread of type A viruses in the United Kingdom and the patterns of VZV infections within persons from different ethnic groups who grew up in the United Kingdom or abroad...