Jennifer A Downs

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of Schistosomiasis and HIV infection in Tanzania
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:868-73. 2012
  2. pmc Urogenital schistosomiasis in women of reproductive age in Tanzania's Lake Victoria region
    Jennifer A Downs
    Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 440 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:364-9. 2011
  3. pmc Universal screening of Tanzanian HIV-infected adult inpatients with the serum cryptococcal antigen to improve diagnosis and reduce mortality: an operational study
    Bahati Mk Wajanga
    Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:48. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Detectable urogenital schistosome DNA and cervical abnormalities 6 months after single-dose praziquantel in women with Schistosoma haematobium infection
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1090-6. 2013

Collaborators

  • Bahati Mk Wajanga
  • Warren D Johnson
  • SAMUEL KALLUVYA
  • Daniel W Fitzgerald
  • Robert N Peck

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Association of Schistosomiasis and HIV infection in Tanzania
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:868-73. 2012
    ..01). This finding suggests that S. mansoni infection may be a modifiable HIV risk factor that places millions of people worldwide at increased risk of HIV acquisition...
  2. pmc Urogenital schistosomiasis in women of reproductive age in Tanzania's Lake Victoria region
    Jennifer A Downs
    Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 440 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:364-9. 2011
    ..haematobium (P = 0.002). Our data support the postulate that FUS may be a risk factor for HIV infection and may contribute to the extremely high rates of HIV among young women in sub-Saharan Africa...
  3. pmc Universal screening of Tanzanian HIV-infected adult inpatients with the serum cryptococcal antigen to improve diagnosis and reduce mortality: an operational study
    Bahati Mk Wajanga
    Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:48. 2011
    ..In this study, we describe the impact of screening HIV-positive adult inpatients with serum cryptococcal antigen (CRAG) at a Tanzanian referral hospital...
  4. doi request reprint Detectable urogenital schistosome DNA and cervical abnormalities 6 months after single-dose praziquantel in women with Schistosoma haematobium infection
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1090-6. 2013
    ..This aggressive therapy may in turn play a key role decreasing HIV susceptibility in millions of people living in regions in which S. haematobium is endemic. ..