Peter MacPherson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Development and validation of a global positioning system-based "map book" system for categorizing cluster residency status of community members living in high-density urban slums in Blantyre, Malawi
    Peter MacPherson
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tuberculosis HIV TB Group, Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, P O Box 30096, Chichiri 3, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1143-7. 2013
  2. pmc Stigmatising attitudes among people offered home-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi: construction and analysis of a stigma scale
    Peter MacPherson
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26814. 2011
  3. pmc Suboptimal patterns of provider initiated HIV testing and counselling, antiretroviral therapy eligibility assessment and referral in primary health clinic attendees in Blantyre, Malawi
    Peter MacPherson
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:507-17. 2012
  4. pmc Determinants and consequences of failure of linkage to antiretroviral therapy at primary care level in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study
    Peter MacPherson
    Clinical Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e44794. 2012
  5. pmc Barriers and facilitators to linkage to ART in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and providers in Blantyre, Malawi
    Peter MacPherson
    Clinical Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:18020. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of optional home initiation of HIV care following HIV self-testing on antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Malawi: a randomized clinical trial
    Peter MacPherson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom2TB and HIV Group, Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi
    JAMA 312:372-9. 2014
  7. pmc A novel community health worker tool outperforms WHO clinical staging for assessment of antiretroviral therapy eligibility in a resource-limited setting
    Peter MacPherson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom TB and HIV Group, Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom and HIV Department, Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e74-8. 2014
  8. pmc Programmatic evaluation of a combined antigen and antibody test for rapid HIV diagnosis in a community and sexual health clinic screening programme
    Miriam Taegtmeyer
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e28019. 2011
  9. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of the WHO clinical staging system for defining eligibility for ART in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chigomezgo Munthali
    Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18932. 2014
  10. pmc Evidence of improving antiretroviral therapy treatment delays: an analysis of eight years of programmatic outcomes in Blantyre, Malawi
    Derek J Sloan
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Chichiri 3, PO 30096, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 13:490. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Development and validation of a global positioning system-based "map book" system for categorizing cluster residency status of community members living in high-density urban slums in Blantyre, Malawi
    Peter MacPherson
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tuberculosis HIV TB Group, Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, P O Box 30096, Chichiri 3, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1143-7. 2013
    ..90, 1.00). With map books, cluster residents were classified rapidly and accurately. If validated elsewhere, this approach could be of widespread value in that it would enable accurate categorization without home visits...
  2. pmc Stigmatising attitudes among people offered home-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi: construction and analysis of a stigma scale
    Peter MacPherson
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26814. 2011
    ..From these data, we constructed a brief stigma scale for use around the time of HIV testing...
  3. pmc Suboptimal patterns of provider initiated HIV testing and counselling, antiretroviral therapy eligibility assessment and referral in primary health clinic attendees in Blantyre, Malawi
    Peter MacPherson
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:507-17. 2012
    ..To understand reasons for suboptimal and delayed uptake of antiretroviral therapy (ART) by describing the patterns of HIV testing and counselling (HTC) and outcomes of ART eligibility assessments in primary clinic attendees...
  4. pmc Determinants and consequences of failure of linkage to antiretroviral therapy at primary care level in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study
    Peter MacPherson
    Clinical Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e44794. 2012
    ..In the first study of this kind at primary care level, we investigated the pathway to care in the Malawian National Programme, one of the strongest in Africa...
  5. pmc Barriers and facilitators to linkage to ART in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and providers in Blantyre, Malawi
    Peter MacPherson
    Clinical Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:18020. 2012
    ..Reasons for failure of linkage are poorly understood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of optional home initiation of HIV care following HIV self-testing on antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Malawi: a randomized clinical trial
    Peter MacPherson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom2TB and HIV Group, Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi
    JAMA 312:372-9. 2014
    ..Self-testing for HIV infection may contribute to early diagnosis of HIV, but without necessarily increasing antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation...
  7. pmc A novel community health worker tool outperforms WHO clinical staging for assessment of antiretroviral therapy eligibility in a resource-limited setting
    Peter MacPherson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom TB and HIV Group, Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom and HIV Department, Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e74-8. 2014
    ..68%), negative predictive values (53% vs. 47%), and area under the receiver-operator curve (0.62 vs. 0.54; P = 0.017). Reliance on WHO staging is likely to result in missed and delayed antiretroviral therapy initiation...
  8. pmc Programmatic evaluation of a combined antigen and antibody test for rapid HIV diagnosis in a community and sexual health clinic screening programme
    Miriam Taegtmeyer
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e28019. 2011
    ..Fourth generation antigen/antibody rapid test kits could facilitate earlier diagnosis of HIV in non-clinical settings but lack data on performance under programmatic conditions...
  9. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of the WHO clinical staging system for defining eligibility for ART in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chigomezgo Munthali
    Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18932. 2014
    ..We therefore reviewed the accuracy of WHO stage 3 or 4 assessment in identifying ART eligibility according to CD4 count thresholds for ART initiation...
  10. pmc Evidence of improving antiretroviral therapy treatment delays: an analysis of eight years of programmatic outcomes in Blantyre, Malawi
    Derek J Sloan
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Chichiri 3, PO 30096, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 13:490. 2013
    ..However, the effects of rapid ART scale-up on delays between HIV diagnosis and treatment initiation have not been well described...
  11. pmc Pre-treatment loss to follow-up in tuberculosis patients in low- and lower-middle-income countries and high-burden countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Peter MacPherson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, England
    Bull World Health Organ 92:126-38. 2014
    ..To assess the magnitude of loss to follow-up in smear- or culture-positive tuberculosis patients before treatment initiation and outcomes among patients who were traced...
  12. pmc Feasibility and acceptability of point of care HIV testing in community outreach and GUM drop-in services in the North West of England: a programmatic evaluation
    Peter MacPherson
    Clinical Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, L3 5QA Liverpool, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:419. 2011
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