Affiliation: University of Cambridge
- Protective correlates against HIVs may have evolved in human populations in the areas of historic occurrence of primate-to-man transmissions of SIVs ancestral to HIVs: studies in these populations may provide crucial insights for treatment and prevention Armen E Parsyan
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, 715 Albany Street, T3E, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
Med Hypotheses 64:433-7. 2005..It is also hypothesized that virology studies in the same areas might reveal less virulent and/or infective viruses which could provide insights in the HIV pathogenesis and vaccinology...
- Predictors of failure to complete treatment for latent tuberculosis infectionArmen E Parsyan
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University, School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, T3E, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
J Infect 54:262-6. 2007..This retrospective cohort study assessed predictors of completion of LTBI treatment among patients seen at an urban United States TB clinic in 1998...
- Human erythrovirus B19 and blood transfusion - an updateA Parsyan
Division of Transfusion Medicine, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, UK
Transfus Med 17:263-78. 2007..The ability of the virus to reactivate in immunodeficient recipients may create difficulties in differentiating between transfusion transmission and reactivation...
- Risk of progression to active tuberculosis among foreign-born persons with latent tuberculosisShalini Patel
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, USA
Chest 131:1811-6. 2007..This could be explained by undetected TB disease at entry, increased prevalence of latent TB infection (LTBI), increased progression from LTBI to TB, or a combination of these factors...