Affiliation: Division of Retrovirology
- Prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and factors associated with syphilis among female sex workers in PanamaShilpa Hakre
Department of Epidemiology and Threat Assessment, United States Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20817, USA
Sex Transm Infect 89:156-64. 2013..Sex work in Panama is regulated through registration with the Social Hygiene Programme, Ministry of Health. We estimated prevalence of HIV and STIs, and factors associated with active syphilis among female sex workers (FSWs)...
- A pilot online survey assessing risk factors for HIV acquisition in the Navy and Marine Corps, 2005-2010Shilpa Hakre
US Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:125-30. 2012..Several opportunities for primary prevention messaging now possible after DADT repeal are evident...
- Transfusion-transmissible viral infections among US military recipients of whole blood and platelets during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi FreedomShilpa Hakre
Armed Services Blood Program Office and the United States Army Blood Program, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
Transfusion 51:473-85. 2011..This investigation aimed to characterize the risks of transfusion-transmitted infections (TTIs) associated with battlefield transfusions of non-FDA-compliant blood products...
- Medical encounter characteristics of HIV seroconverters in the US Army and Air Force, 2000–2004Shilpa Hakre
Department of Epidemiology and Threat Assessment, United States Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:372-80. 2011....
- Short communication: Investigation of incident HIV infections among U.S. army soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001-2007Paul T Scott
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, U S Military HIV Research Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1308-12. 2012..All were acquired through sexual contact. These findings can inform development of preventive interventions and refinement of existing screening policy to further reduce HIV-infected deployed soldier person time...
- Epidemiology of contemporary seroincident HIV infection in the Navy and Marine corpsDavid M Brett-Major
U S Military Tropical Medicine, Navy Medicine Professional Development Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5611, USA
Mil Med 177:1328-34. 2012..The Navy may have unique targets for prevention efforts to include pipeline training and first assignment as well as particular occupational environments...
- An investigation of bloodborne pathogen transmission due to multipatient sharing of insulin pensShilpa Hakre
Epidemiology and Threat Assessment, U S Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, 6720 A Rockledge Drive, Suite 400, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
Mil Med 177:930-8. 2012..Training of hospital staff on correct use of insulin pens should be prioritized and their practices evaluated. Insulin pens should be more clearly labeled for single-patient use...
- Enhanced U.S. Army HIV diagnostic algorithm used to diagnose acute HIV infection in a deployed soldierShilpa Hakre
United States Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, 6720 A Rockledge Drive, Suite 400, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
Mil Med 177:609-13. 2012..Diagnosis of HIV is key to preventing adverse effects to the infected soldier from deployment stressors of deployment and further transmission via parenteral or sexual exposures...