Sodsai Tovanabutra

Summary

Affiliation: Division of Retrovirology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 genetic diversity and compartmentalization in mother/infant pairs infected with CRF01_AE
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Thailand
    AIDS 21:1050-3. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The changing molecular epidemiology of HIV type 1 among northern Thai drug users, 1999 to 2002
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 20:465-75. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of CRF34_01B, a second circulating recombinant form unrelated to and more complex than CRF15_01B, among injecting drug users in northern Thailand
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:829-33. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of HIV type 1 strains in men having sex with men and in female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:123-31. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A new circulating recombinant form, CRF15_01B, reinforces the linkage between IDU and heterosexual epidemics in Thailand
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:561-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing molecular forms of HIV-1 in Asia with a high-throughput, fluorescent genotyping assay, MHAbce v.2
    Gustavo H Kijak
    Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Virology 358:178-91. 2007
  7. pmc Distinct circulating recombinant HIV-1 strains among injecting drug users and sex workers in Afghanistan
    Eric Sanders-Buell
    United States Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:605-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of complete HIV type 1 genomes from non-B subtype infections in U.S. military personnel
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    US Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:424-9. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Variable contexts and levels of hypermutation in HIV-1 proviral genomes recovered from primary peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Gustavo H Kijak
    Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine US Military HIV Research Program, 1600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Virology 376:101-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV type 1 circulating recombinant form CRF09_cpx from west Africa combines subtypes A, F, G, and may share ancestors with CRF02_AG and Z321
    Francine E McCutchan
    Global Molecular Epidemiology Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation, 1600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 20:819-26. 2004

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 genetic diversity and compartmentalization in mother/infant pairs infected with CRF01_AE
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Thailand
    AIDS 21:1050-3. 2007
    ..Infant viruses were almost distinct, but phylogenetically related, to maternal viruses, mostly from the maternal PBMC compartment, reflecting the frequent transmission of HIV-1 from maternal cells rather than free viruses...
  2. ncbi request reprint The changing molecular epidemiology of HIV type 1 among northern Thai drug users, 1999 to 2002
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 20:465-75. 2004
    ..Ongoing molecular surveillance of circulating HIV-1 strains is imperative for the evaluation of HIV vaccine efficacy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of CRF34_01B, a second circulating recombinant form unrelated to and more complex than CRF15_01B, among injecting drug users in northern Thailand
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:829-33. 2007
    ..More comprehensive HIV-1 prevention and treatment programs in IDU can help to limit the growing complexity of HIV-1 strains in Thailand...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of HIV type 1 strains in men having sex with men and in female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:123-31. 2010
    ..Characteristics of a close social network were identified, with extended chains of transmission, novel recombinant strains possibly generated within the network, and a relatively high proportion of recombinant and dual infections...
  5. ncbi request reprint A new circulating recombinant form, CRF15_01B, reinforces the linkage between IDU and heterosexual epidemics in Thailand
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:561-7. 2003
    ..These recombinants must be considered in ongoing or projected efficacy evaluations of HIV-1 vaccines and antiviral therapies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing molecular forms of HIV-1 in Asia with a high-throughput, fluorescent genotyping assay, MHAbce v.2
    Gustavo H Kijak
    Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Virology 358:178-91. 2007
    ..MHAbce v.2, with an area of application including China, India, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Rim, can be used to develop a comprehensive and detailed picture of this important component of the HIV/AIDS pandemic...
  7. pmc Distinct circulating recombinant HIV-1 strains among injecting drug users and sex workers in Afghanistan
    Eric Sanders-Buell
    United States Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:605-8. 2010
    ..Results suggest that the nascent HIV epidemic among IDUs in Hirat is largely, if not entirely, subtype CRF35_AD, and the close homology suggests recent infection; harm reduction should be supported to avert further transmission...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of complete HIV type 1 genomes from non-B subtype infections in U.S. military personnel
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    US Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:424-9. 2005
    ..S. military exposure while deployed and sets the bar higher for breadth of cross-subtype protection to be afforded by an HIV-1 vaccine...
  9. doi request reprint Variable contexts and levels of hypermutation in HIV-1 proviral genomes recovered from primary peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Gustavo H Kijak
    Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine US Military HIV Research Program, 1600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Virology 376:101-11. 2008
    ..These data suggest considerable complexity in the interplay of host restriction and viral defense during HIV-1 infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV type 1 circulating recombinant form CRF09_cpx from west Africa combines subtypes A, F, G, and may share ancestors with CRF02_AG and Z321
    Francine E McCutchan
    Global Molecular Epidemiology Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation, 1600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 20:819-26. 2004
    ..Although newly identified, at least one infection with CRF09_cpx has already occurred outside of Africa...
  11. pmc RecDraw: a software package for the representation of HIV-1 recombinant structures
    Gustavo H Kijak
    US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:1317-21. 2010
    ..RecDraw is a platform-flexible, Java stand-alone application available through http://www.hivresearch.org/research.php?ServiceID = 5&SubServiceID = 6 ...
  12. pmc CTL epitope distribution patterns in the Gag and Nef proteins of HIV-1 from subtype A infected subjects in Kenya: use of multiple peptide sets increases the detectable breadth of the CTL response
    Jeffrey R Currier
    The US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    BMC Immunol 7:8. 2006
    ..While considerable effort has been focused upon mapping and defining immunodominant CTL epitopes in HIV-1 subtype B and subtype C infections, few epitope mapping studies have focused upon subtype A...
  13. pmc Biologic and genetic characterization of a panel of 60 human immunodeficiency virus type 1 isolates, representing clades A, B, C, D, CRF01_AE, and CRF02_AG, for the development and assessment of candidate vaccines
    Bruce K Brown
    The Henry M Jackson Foundation, 13 Taft Court, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Virol 79:6089-101. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among female drug users in Northern Thailand
    Namtip Srirak
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, P O BOX 80 CMU, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Amphur Muang, Thailand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:141-5. 2005
    ..HIV prevention strategies for drug-using women in Thailand should consider both harm reduction strategies for drug use and promoting safer sex measures in a culturally appropriate context...
  15. doi request reprint Class I HLA-A*7401 is associated with protection from HIV-1 acquisition and disease progression in Mbeya, Tanzania
    Rebecca N Koehler
    US Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1562-6. 2010
    ..This observation calls for additional investigation of mechanisms by which HLA-A*74:01 may influence HIV-1 acquisition and control of the infection...
  16. pmc Increased HIV-1 vaccine efficacy against viruses with genetic signatures in Env V2
    Morgane Rolland
    US Military HIV Research Program, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    Nature 490:417-20. 2012
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  17. pmc W-curve alignments for HIV-1 genomic comparisons
    Douglas J Cork
    United States Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e10829. 2010
    ..The W-curve approach allows us to compare large numbers of samples quickly...
  18. ncbi request reprint HyperPack: a software package for the study of levels, contexts, and patterns of APOBEC-mediated hypermutation in HIV
    Gustavo H Kijak
    U S Military HIV Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, 1600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:554-7. 2007
    ..HyperPack is a platform-flexible, Java stand-alone application available through http://www.hivresearch.org/hyperpack/...
  19. ncbi request reprint Male viral load and heterosexual transmission of HIV-1 subtype E in northern Thailand
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:275-83. 2002
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  20. doi request reprint Transfusion-transmissible viral infections among US military recipients of whole blood and platelets during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Shilpa 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...
  21. doi request reprint Inhibition of HIV-1 infection of peripheral blood mononuclear cells by a monoclonal antibody that binds to phosphoinositides and induces secretion of β-chemokines
    Gary R Matyas
    Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 402:808-12. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint Lost in translation: implications of HIV-1 codon usage for immune escape and drug resistance
    Gustavo H Kijak
    Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, 1600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    AIDS Rev 6:54-60. 2004
    ..Quasi-synonymy conditions HIV-1 and, potentially, other rapidly evolving organisms in their exploration of the mutational space...
  23. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of HIV Type 1 in preparation for a Phase III prime-boost vaccine trial in Thailand and a new approach to HIV Type 1 genotyping
    Veerachai Watanaveeradej
    Department of Pediatrics, Phramongkutklao Hospital School of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:801-7. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Heterosexually acquired CRF01_AE/B recombinant HIV type 1 found in Thailand
    Kwanjai Viputtijul
    Thai Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 18:1235-7. 2002
    ..Studies are underway to determine whether either recombinant is circulating widely...
  25. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risks among injection and noninjection drug users in northern Thailand: need for comprehensive HIV prevention programs
    Myat Htoo Razak
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street E 6008, Baltimore, MD 21205, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:259-66. 2003
    ..HIV prevention campaigns need to focus on IDUs and to implement harm reduction strategies to reduce transmission to IDUs and further contain the HIV epidemic in Thailand...
  26. ncbi request reprint Drug use, increasing incarceration rates, and prison-associated HIV risks in Thailand
    Chris Beyrer
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:153-61. 2003
    ..Incarceration is a known risk for HIV infection in Thai drug users. Through the 1990s, incarceration rates for drug-related offenses rose sharply, whereas HIV prevention and drug treatment in prisons remained limited...
  27. pmc Distinct human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype A virus circulating in West Africa: sub-subtype A3
    Seema Thakore Meloni
    Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, 651 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Virol 78:12438-45. 2004
    ..Based on phylogenetic analyses, we propose that the group of viruses found in the Dakar sex worker cohort, previously referred to as HIV-1 A subcluster 2, be referred to as HIV-1 sub-subtype A3...
  28. ncbi request reprint High HIV, hepatitis C and sexual risks among drug-using men who have sex with men in northern Thailand
    Chris Beyrer
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street E 7152, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS 19:1535-40. 2005
    ..We investigated MSM-drug user demographics, HIV sexual and drug use risks and behaviors in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand to identify prevention targets...
  29. ncbi request reprint Circulating and unique recombinant forms of HIV type 1 containing subsubtype A2
    Unchalee Visawapoka
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:695-702. 2006
    ..Monitoring of A2-containing recombinants and subtype C strains, both relatively rare in Kenya, may be informative in the course of cohort development and evaluation of candidate vaccines...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictors of low CD4 count in resource-limited settings: based on an antiretroviral-naive heterosexual thai population
    Caroline Costello
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:242-8. 2005
    ..0% in men, 68.2% in women) with less than a 6% decrease in specificity...