Laith J Abu-Raddad

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mapping HIV clustering: a strategy for identifying populations at high risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    Diego F Cuadros
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar Foundation Education City, PO Box 24144, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Health Geogr 12:28. 2013
  2. pmc The epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Egypt: a systematic review and data synthesis
    Yousra A Mohamoud
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    BMC Infect Dis 13:288. 2013
  3. pmc Have the explosive HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa been driven by higher community viral load?
    Laith J Abu-Raddad
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar Foundation Education City, P O Box 24144, Doha, Qatar
    AIDS 27:981-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology of HIV infection in the Middle East and North Africa
    Laith J Abu-Raddad
    Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    AIDS 24:S5-23. 2010
  5. pmc HSV-2 serology can be predictive of HIV epidemic potential and hidden sexual risk behavior in the Middle East and North Africa
    Laith J Abu-Raddad
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar
    Epidemics 2:173-82. 2010
  6. pmc Are HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men emerging in the Middle East and North Africa?: a systematic review and data synthesis
    Ghina Mumtaz
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    PLoS Med 8:e1000444. 2010
  7. doi request reprint HIV-1 molecular epidemiology evidence and transmission patterns in the Middle East and North Africa
    Ghina Mumtaz
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar Foundation, Education City, P O Box 24144, Doha, Qatar
    Sex Transm Infect 87:101-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Only a fraction of new HIV infections occur within identifiable stable discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar
    AIDS 27:251-60. 2013
  9. pmc External infections contribute minimally to HIV incidence among HIV sero-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Doha, Qatar
    Sex Transm Infect 89:138-41. 2013
  10. pmc Distinct HIV discordancy patterns by epidemic size in stable sexual partnerships in sub-Saharan Africa
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    Sex Transm Infect 88:51-7. 2012

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Publications11

  1. pmc Mapping HIV clustering: a strategy for identifying populations at high risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    Diego F Cuadros
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar Foundation Education City, PO Box 24144, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Health Geogr 12:28. 2013
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  2. pmc The epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Egypt: a systematic review and data synthesis
    Yousra A Mohamoud
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    BMC Infect Dis 13:288. 2013
    ..7%. Our study's objective was to delineate the evidence on the epidemiology of HCV infection among the different population groups in Egypt, and to draw analytical inferences about the nature of HCV transmission in this country...
  3. pmc Have the explosive HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa been driven by higher community viral load?
    Laith J Abu-Raddad
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar Foundation Education City, P O Box 24144, Doha, Qatar
    AIDS 27:981-9. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that mean HIV-1 plasma RNA viral loads are higher in SSA than other areas, and that these elevated levels may contribute to the scale of epidemics in this region...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology of HIV infection in the Middle East and North Africa
    Laith J Abu-Raddad
    Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    AIDS 24:S5-23. 2010
    ..The objective of this review and synthesis was to address the dearth of strategic interpretable data on HIV in MENA by delineating a data-driven overview of HIV epidemiology in this region...
  5. pmc HSV-2 serology can be predictive of HIV epidemic potential and hidden sexual risk behavior in the Middle East and North Africa
    Laith J Abu-Raddad
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar
    Epidemics 2:173-82. 2010
    ..We demonstrate the potential use of herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence as a marker for HIV risk within MENA...
  6. pmc Are HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men emerging in the Middle East and North Africa?: a systematic review and data synthesis
    Ghina Mumtaz
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    PLoS Med 8:e1000444. 2010
    ..It is widely perceived that data are virtually nonexistent on MSM and HIV in this region. The objective of this review was to delineate, for the first time, the evidence on the epidemiology of HIV among MSM in MENA...
  7. doi request reprint HIV-1 molecular epidemiology evidence and transmission patterns in the Middle East and North Africa
    Ghina Mumtaz
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar Foundation, Education City, P O Box 24144, Doha, Qatar
    Sex Transm Infect 87:101-6. 2011
    ..HIV prevention efforts in MENA must be prioritized for these high-risk groups...
  8. doi request reprint Only a fraction of new HIV infections occur within identifiable stable discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar
    AIDS 27:251-60. 2013
    ..To estimate the contribution of HIV-1 sero-conversions among stable HIV sero-discordant couples (SDCs) to total HIV population-level incidence in sub-Saharan Africa...
  9. pmc External infections contribute minimally to HIV incidence among HIV sero-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Doha, Qatar
    Sex Transm Infect 89:138-41. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to examine whether, and to what extent, these findings are generalisable to SDCs in the wider population in SSA...
  10. pmc Distinct HIV discordancy patterns by epidemic size in stable sexual partnerships in sub-Saharan Africa
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation Education City, Doha, Qatar
    Sex Transm Infect 88:51-7. 2012
    ..To describe patterns of HIV infection among stable sexual partnerships across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...
  11. pmc An Apparent Lack of Epidemiologic Association between Hepatitis C Virus Knowledge and the Prevalence of Hepatitis C Infection in a National Survey in Egypt
    Hiam Chemaitelly
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Doha, Qatar
    PLoS ONE 8:e69803. 2013
    ..7% of the population being antibody positive for HCV. The aim of this study was to examine the association between knowledge of HCV and HCV antibody positivity among the Egyptian population...