Rosalind J Carter
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Comparing two service delivery models for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV during transition from single-dose nevirapine to multi-drug antiretroviral regimensLandry Tsague
International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Kigali, Rwanda
BMC Public Health 10:753. 2010....
- Dyslipidemia among perinatally HIV-infected children enrolled in the PACTS-HOPE cohort, 1999-2004: a longitudinal analysisRosalind J Carter
Medical and Health Research Association, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:453-60. 2006..Protease inhibitor (PI)-containing regimens have led to improved survival among HIV-infected children. However, adverse effects, including dyslipidemia, may put children at risk for cardiovascular disease...
- CD4+ cell count testing more effective than HIV disease clinical staging in identifying pregnant and postpartum women eligible for antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settingsRosalind J Carter
International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:404-10. 2010..However, there have been few investigations of the performance of ART eligibility criteria in pregnant and postpartum women in resource-limited settings...
- Initiation of antiretroviral therapy among pregnant women in resource-limited countries: CD4+ cell count response and program retentionPatricia L Toro
International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
AIDS 24:515-24. 2010..Few data are available from resource-limited countries on long-term outcomes of HIV-infected women who initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART) during pregnancy...
- Maternal health factors and early pediatric antiretroviral therapy influence the rate of perinatal HIV-1 disease progression in childrenElaine J Abrams
Harlem Hospital Center and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10037, USA
AIDS 17:867-77. 2003..More recent birth year and early treatment with potent antiretroviral therapy significantly diminished the likelihood of developing AIDS or dying during early childhood...
- Maternal versus paternal inheritance of HLA class I alleles among HIV-infected children: consequences for clinical disease progressionLouise Kuhn
Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
AIDS 18:1281-9. 2004..We investigated whether maternal HLA selection pressures on the virus would adversely influence clinical outcomes of HIV-infected children...
- Factors associated with decreased kidney function in HIV-infected adults enrolled in the MTCT-Plus Initiative in sub-Saharan AfricaJennifer Jao
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital and School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:40-5. 2011..Despite increasing ART availability, there are few prevalence studies of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individuals across multiple African countries...
- Family experiences with pediatric antiretroviral therapy: responsibilities, barriers, and strategies for remembering medicationsStephanie L Marhefka
HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University of the City of New York, New York, New York, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:637-47. 2008..More intensive interventions, such as home-based nurse-administered dosing, may be necessary...
- Genital herpes simplex virus infection and perinatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virusKatherine T Chen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, Sergievsky Center and Harlem Hospital Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
Obstet Gynecol 106:1341-8. 2005..To assess the risk of perinatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission in HIV-infected women clinically diagnosed with genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection during pregnancy...
- Effects of early, abrupt weaning on HIV-free survival of children in ZambiaLouise Kuhn
Gertrude H Sergievsky Center and the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
N Engl J Med 359:130-41. 2008..We conducted a randomized trial to evaluate whether abrupt weaning at 4 months as compared with the standard practice has a net benefit for HIV-free survival of children...
- Hormonal contraception and incident HIV-1 infection: new insight and continuing challengesMarc Bulterys
AIDS 21:97-9. 2007
- Mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1: timing and implications for preventionAthena P Kourtis
Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Lancet Infect Dis 6:726-32. 2006..We discuss the implications of this hypothesis and how it could lead to new interventions for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission...
- Early clinical and immune response to NNRTI-based antiretroviral therapy among women with prior exposure to single-dose nevirapineBenjamin H Chi
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Zambia
AIDS 21:957-64. 2007....
- Trends in opportunistic infections in the pre- and post-highly active antiretroviral therapy eras among HIV-infected children in the Perinatal AIDS Collaborative Transmission Study, 1986-2004Steven R Nesheim
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Pediatrics 120:100-9. 2007..We sought to determine the impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on the incidence and prevalence of opportunistic infections in HIV-infected children...
- Primary human immunodeficiency virus infection during pregnancy detected by repeat testingSteven Nesheim
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:149.e1-5. 2007..The purpose of this study was to describe characteristics of pregnant women with newly acquired human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection that was identified by repeat testing...
- Approaches for scaling up human immunodeficiency virus testing and counseling in prevention of mother-to-child human immunodeficiency virus transmission settings in resource-limited countriesOmotayo O Bolu
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission Team, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:S83-9. 2007..This paper will review best practices needed for expansion of testing and counseling in PMTCT settings in resource-limited countries...
- Do targeted HIV programs improve overall care for pregnant women?: Antenatal syphilis management in Zambia before and after implementation of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programsDara Potter
Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:79-85. 2008..The implementation of disease-specific research or service programs may have an ancillary beneficial or harmful impact on routine clinical services...
- Early childhood infection by human herpesvirus 8 in Zambia and the role of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 coinfection in a highly endemic areaVeenu Minhas
Nebraska Center for Virology and School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Am J Epidemiol 168:311-20. 2008..These results demonstrate that cross-sectional serologic screening probably underestimates true HHV-8 seroprevalence in young Zambian children because of fluctuations in detectable antibody titers...
- Extended antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce breast-milk HIV-1 transmissionNewton I Kumwenda
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
N Engl J Med 359:119-29. 2008..Effective strategies are urgently needed to reduce mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) through breast-feeding in resource-limited settings...
- Rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy at primary care sites in Zambia: feasibility and early outcomesJeffrey S A Stringer
Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
JAMA 296:782-93. 2006..The Zambian Ministry of Health has scaled-up human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) care and treatment services at primary care clinics in Lusaka, using predominately nonphysician clinicians...
- Challenges to re-enrolling perinatally HIV-infected and HIV-exposed but uninfected children into a prospective cohort study: strategies for locating and recruiting hard-to-reach familiesDarcy Freedman
U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV STD TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:338-47. 2006..The PACTS-HOPE cohort will provide opportunities for future research aimed at understanding the unique effects of HIV on the well-being of HIV-infected children...
- The challenges of informed consent for rapid HIV testing in laborDenise J Jamieson
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:889-95. 2003....
- Temporal trends in HIV Type 1 incidence among inner-city childbearing women in Atlanta: use of the IgG-capture BED-enzyme immunoassaySteven Nesheim
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:537-44. 2005..046). Fewer seroconverters in 1995-1998 used crack cocaine than in the earlier time period. A high but declining HIV-1 incidence was found among inner-city pregnant women in Atlanta...
- Evaluation of rapid prenatal human immunodeficiency virus testing in rural cameroonTimothy C Granade
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE MS D 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:855-60. 2005..7%, respectively. HIV RTs provide excellent alternatives for identifying HIV infection, and their field performance could be monitored using DBS testing strategies...
- Maternal viral load and rate of disease progression among vertically HIV-1-infected children: an international meta-analysisJohn P A Ioannidis
Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
AIDS 18:99-108. 2004....
- Quantitative RNA testing for diagnosis of HIV-infected infantsSteven Nesheim
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Immunology, 69 Butler Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30335, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:192-5. 2003..Quantitative RNA testing can be used for diagnosis in HIV-exposed infants, recognizing the chance for a false-positive test result. It may be most useful as a confirmatory test in infants with another positive diagnostic test result...
- Antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy and the risk of an adverse outcomeRuth E Tuomala
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 346:1863-70. 2002..Some studies suggest that combination antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection increases the risk of premature birth and other adverse outcomes of pregnancy...
- Human immunodeficiency virus retesting during pregnancy: costs and effectiveness in preventing perinatal transmissionStephanie L Sansom
National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Obstet Gynecol 102:782-90. 2003..To estimate the incremental societal costs and effectiveness of a second human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody test during the third trimester of pregnancy compared with no second test...
- Integrating prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission into routine antenatal care: the key to program expansion in CameroonThomas K Welty
Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Board, Nso, Northwest Province, Cameroon
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:486-93. 2005..Of 5550 HIV-positive mothers, we counseled 5433 (97.9%) on single-dose NVP prophylaxis. Consistent training and programmatic support contributed to rapid upscaling and high uptake and counseling rates...
- Cost-effectiveness of HIV rescreening during late pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in South Africa and other resource-limited settingsSada Soorapanth
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:213-21. 2006..Overall, HIV rescreening late in pregnancy in high-prevalence, resource-limited settings such as South Africa would be a cost-effective strategy for reducing mother-to-child transmission...
- Performance of an oral fluid rapid HIV-1/2 test: experience from four CDC studiesKevin P Delaney
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
AIDS 20:1655-60. 2006..To evaluate the performance of a rapid HIV antibody test used with whole blood and oral fluid in settings where the test is likely to be used...
- Role of traditional birth attendants in preventing perinatal transmission of HIVMarc Bulterys
Epidemiology Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
BMJ 324:222-4. 2002
- Using point-of-care testing to make rapid HIV-1 tests in labor really rapidMardge H Cohen
AIDS 17:2121-4. 2003
- Trends in bacteremia in the pre- and post-highly active antiretroviral therapy era among HIV-infected children in the US Perinatal AIDS Collaborative Transmission Study (1986-2004)Bill G Kapogiannis
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Pediatrics 121:e1229-39. 2008..Highly active antiretroviral therapy has reduced rates of opportunistic infections; less is known about its effect on pediatric bacteremia rates. Thus, we sought to determine its impact on bacteremia incidence in HIV-infected children...
- Unsafe injections and transmission of HIV-1 in sub-Saharan AfricaMarc Bulterys
Lancet 363:1650. 2004
- Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 through breast-feeding: past, present, and futureMarc Bulterys
J Infect Dis 189:2149-53. 2004
- Rapid HIV-1 testing during labor: a multicenter studyMarc Bulterys
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 292:219-23. 2004..Timely testing of women in labor with undocumented human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status could enable immediate provision of antiretroviral prophylaxis...
- Rapid human immunodeficiency virus-1 testing on labor and delivery in 17 US hospitals: the MIRIAD experienceDenise J Jamieson
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:S72-82. 2007..Routine rapid testing during labor provides a feasible, acceptable, and accurate way to identify HIV-infected women before delivery...
- Identification of HIV-1 infected infants and young children using real-time RT PCR and dried blood spots from Uganda and CameroonChin Yih Ou
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center of HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail stop A 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Virol Methods 144:109-14. 2007..This simple and cost-effective assay is potentially useful for the diagnosis of pediatric HIV infection and for evaluating programs to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1...
- Ultrasensitive p24 antigen assay for diagnosis of perinatal human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infectionSusan A Fiscus
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Clin Microbiol 45:2274-7. 2007..Overall sensitivity and specificity were 91.7% and 98.5%, respectively. After exclusion of infants of less than 7 days of age, the sensitivity and specificity were 93.7% and 98.3%, respectively...
- Combination antiretroviral therapy in african nursing mothers and drug exposure in their infants: new pharmacokinetic and virologic findingsMarc Bulterys
J Infect Dis 192:709-12. 2005
- Care and treatment of HIV-infected children in Africa: issues and challenges at the district hospital levelAnniek J De Baets
Child Health and Nutrition Unit, Department of Public Health, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:163-73. 2007..Surmounting the sense of hopelessness by providing district healthcare workers with training in basic pediatric HIV/AIDS care is an urgent priority...
- Clinical outcomes and CD4 cell response in children receiving antiretroviral therapy at primary health care facilities in ZambiaCarolyn Bolton Moore
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka
JAMA 298:1888-99. 2007....