Ann M Buchanan
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Progress in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in three regions of Tanzania: a retrospective analysisAnn M Buchanan
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e88679. 2014..Early infant diagnosis of HIV-1 using dried blood spot (DBS) PCR among exposed infants provides an opportunity to assess current MTCT rates...
- Establishment of haematological and immunological reference values for healthy Tanzanian children in Kilimanjaro RegionAnn M Buchanan
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Trop Med Int Health 15:1011-21. 2010..To determine the normal haematological and immunological reference intervals for healthy Tanzanian children...
- Utility of rapid antibody tests to exclude HIV-1 infection among infants and children aged <18 months in a low-resource settingAnn M Buchanan
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
J Clin Virol 55:244-9. 2012..Excluding HIV infection among infants and young children in resource-poor settings where nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT) are not routinely available remains a considerable challenge...
- Advances and failures in preventing perinatal human immunodeficiency virus infectionAnn M Buchanan
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Box T3499, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 22:493-507. 2009..Further work is needed to determine the optimal strategy for reducing perinatal transmission among women in resource-poor settings, with a particular need for reduction of transmission via breast-feeding...
- Prevalence of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected infants and children in northern TanzaniaKatherine D Gray
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:754-6. 2013..We found no cases of mycobacteremia among 93 ill, HIV-infected children in northern Tanzania, despite optimization of laboratory methods and selection of patients thought to be at highest risk for disseminated infection. ..
- Predicting mortality for paediatric inpatients where malaria is uncommonDana C Clifton
Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Arch Dis Child 97:889-94. 2012..As the proportion of children living low malaria transmission areas in sub-Saharan Africa increases, approaches for identifying non-malarial severe illness need to be evaluated to improve child outcomes...