Tihana Bicanic

Summary

Affiliation: St George's Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fungal burden, early fungicidal activity, and outcome in cryptococcal meningitis in antiretroviral-naive or antiretroviral-experienced patients treated with amphotericin B or fluconazole
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 45:76-80. 2007
  2. pmc Adjunctive interferon-γ immunotherapy for the treatment of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Joseph N Jarvis
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Infectious Diseases Unit, GF Jooste Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 26:1105-13. 2012
  3. doi request reprint High-dose amphotericin B with flucytosine for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV-infected patients: a randomized trial
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 47:123-30. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of the early fungicidal activity of high-dose fluconazole, voriconazole, and flucytosine as second-line drugs given in combination with amphotericin B for the treatment of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis
    Angela Loyse
    Infectious Diseases Unit, GF Jooste Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 54:121-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis: a prospective study
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:130-4. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Relationship of cerebrospinal fluid pressure, fungal burden and outcome in patients with cryptococcal meningitis undergoing serial lumbar punctures
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 23:701-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic relapse of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis after initial fluconazole monotherapy: the role of fluconazole resistance and immune reconstitution
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1069-73. 2006
  8. pmc Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytokine Profiles Predict Risk of Early Mortality and Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Meningitis
    Joseph N Jarvis
    Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Pathog 11:e1004754. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint Lumbar drainage for control of raised cerebrospinal fluid pressure in cryptococcal meningitis: case report and review
    Karen F Macsween
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    J Infect 51:e221-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral roll-out, antifungal roll-back: access to treatment for cryptococcal meningitis
    Tihana Bicanic
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:530-1. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Fungal burden, early fungicidal activity, and outcome in cryptococcal meningitis in antiretroviral-naive or antiretroviral-experienced patients treated with amphotericin B or fluconazole
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 45:76-80. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Adjunctive interferon-γ immunotherapy for the treatment of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Joseph N Jarvis
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Infectious Diseases Unit, GF Jooste Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 26:1105-13. 2012
    ..We performed a randomized controlled trial to determine whether addition of IFNγ to standard therapy increased the rate of clearance of cryptococcal infection in HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis...
  3. doi request reprint High-dose amphotericin B with flucytosine for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV-infected patients: a randomized trial
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 47:123-30. 2008
    ..A dosage range for AmB of 0.7-1 mg/kg per day is noted in current guidelines, but there are no data comparing 0.7 mg/kg per day with 1 mg/kg per day...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of the early fungicidal activity of high-dose fluconazole, voriconazole, and flucytosine as second-line drugs given in combination with amphotericin B for the treatment of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis
    Angela Loyse
    Infectious Diseases Unit, GF Jooste Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 54:121-8. 2012
    ..Alternative, more widely available, and/or more effective antifungal combination treatment regimens are urgently needed...
  5. doi request reprint Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis: a prospective study
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:130-4. 2009
    ..Prospective data on incidence, characteristics, and risk factors for cryptococcal meningitis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (CM-IRIS) are lacking...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship of cerebrospinal fluid pressure, fungal burden and outcome in patients with cryptococcal meningitis undergoing serial lumbar punctures
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 23:701-6. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic relapse of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis after initial fluconazole monotherapy: the role of fluconazole resistance and immune reconstitution
    Tihana Bicanic
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1069-73. 2006
    ..Therefore, we conducted a study to assess the contribution of these factors to CM relapse in this context...
  8. pmc Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytokine Profiles Predict Risk of Early Mortality and Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Meningitis
    Joseph N Jarvis
    Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Pathog 11:e1004754. 2015
    ..These results provide a rational basis for future studies of immune modulation in CM, and demonstrate the potential of baseline immune profiling to identify CM patients most at risk of mortality and subsequent IRIS. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Lumbar drainage for control of raised cerebrospinal fluid pressure in cryptococcal meningitis: case report and review
    Karen F Macsween
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    J Infect 51:e221-4. 2005
    ..The advantages and necessary precautions with this approach are reviewed, and alternative protocols for the use of lumbar drains discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral roll-out, antifungal roll-back: access to treatment for cryptococcal meningitis
    Tihana Bicanic
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:530-1. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcal meningitis
    Tihana Bicanic
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 72:99-118. 2004
    ..Studies are needed to define more fungicidal drug regimens and to improve the treatment of raised intracranial pressure...