A Gupta

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Same-sex behavior and high rates of HIV among men attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in Pune, India (1993-2002)
    Amita Gupta
    Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:483-90. 2006
  2. pmc Maternal pneumococcal capsular IgG antibodies and transplacental transfer are low in South Asian HIV-infected mother-infant pairs
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States Johns Hopkins University, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College HIV Clinical Trials Unit, Pune, India Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:1466-72. 2014
  3. pmc Growth patterns among HIV-exposed infants receiving nevirapine prophylaxis in Pune, India
    Malathi Ram
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dept, of International Health GDEC, Suite W5506, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:282. 2012
  4. pmc Early mortality in adults initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC): a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amita Gupta
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28691. 2011
  5. pmc High rates of all-cause and gastroenteritis-related hospitalization morbidity and mortality among HIV-exposed Indian infants
    Harjot K Singh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:193. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-based serologic screening for identification of chronic Salmonella typhi carriers in Vietnam
    A Gupta
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 10:309-14. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Adult botulism type F in the United States, 1981-2002
    A Gupta
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neurology 65:1694-700. 2005
  8. pmc One-, two-, and three-class resistance among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in private care clinics: Mumbai, India
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:25-31. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Low sensitivity of total lymphocyte count as a surrogate marker to identify antepartum and postpartum Indian women who require antiretroviral therapy
    Amita Gupta
    Division of Infectious Diseases Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:338-42. 2007
  10. pmc Stigmatizing attitudes and low levels of knowledge but high willingness to participate in HIV management: a community-based survey of pharmacies in Pune, India
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Phipps 540, 600 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:517. 2010

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Same-sex behavior and high rates of HIV among men attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in Pune, India (1993-2002)
    Amita Gupta
    Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:483-90. 2006
    ..To determine HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence, trends, and risk behaviors of men who have sex with men (MSM) and compare these with those of non-MSM attending STI clinics in Pune, India over a 10-year period...
  2. pmc Maternal pneumococcal capsular IgG antibodies and transplacental transfer are low in South Asian HIV-infected mother-infant pairs
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States Johns Hopkins University, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College HIV Clinical Trials Unit, Pune, India Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:1466-72. 2014
    ..Our understanding of the mother-to-child transfer of serotype-specific pneumococcal antibodies is limited in non-immunized, HIV-positive women...
  3. pmc Growth patterns among HIV-exposed infants receiving nevirapine prophylaxis in Pune, India
    Malathi Ram
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dept, of International Health GDEC, Suite W5506, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:282. 2012
    ..India has among the highest rates of infant malnutrition. Few studies investigating the growth patterns of HIV-exposed infants in India or the impact of timing of HIV infection on growth in settings such as India exist...
  4. pmc Early mortality in adults initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC): a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amita Gupta
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28691. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc High rates of all-cause and gastroenteritis-related hospitalization morbidity and mortality among HIV-exposed Indian infants
    Harjot K Singh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:193. 2011
    ..Hospitalization is an important metric for morbidity and is associated with high mortality, yet, little is known about rates and causes of hospitalization among these infants in the first 12 months of life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-based serologic screening for identification of chronic Salmonella typhi carriers in Vietnam
    A Gupta
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 10:309-14. 2006
    ..To determine the utility of screening anti-Vi antibodies to detect chronic Salmonella Typhi carriers in an endemic community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adult botulism type F in the United States, 1981-2002
    A Gupta
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neurology 65:1694-700. 2005
    ..Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin types A, B, and E cause most cases of the paralytic disease botulism. Little is known about the epidemiology, clinical features, or microbiology of botulism type F...
  8. pmc One-, two-, and three-class resistance among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in private care clinics: Mumbai, India
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:25-31. 2010
    ..This emphasizes the need for greater viral load and resistance monitoring, use of optimal ART combinations, and increased availability of second- and third-line agents for patients with ARV resistance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low sensitivity of total lymphocyte count as a surrogate marker to identify antepartum and postpartum Indian women who require antiretroviral therapy
    Amita Gupta
    Division of Infectious Diseases Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:338-42. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Stigmatizing attitudes and low levels of knowledge but high willingness to participate in HIV management: a community-based survey of pharmacies in Pune, India
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Phipps 540, 600 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:517. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Postpartum tuberculosis incidence and mortality among HIV-infected women and their infants in Pune, India, 2002-2005
    Amita Gupta
    Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:241-9. 2007
    ..In contrast with many other countries, isoniazid preventative therapy is not recommended in clinical care guidelines for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons with latent tuberculosis (TB) in India...
  12. pmc Symptom screening among HIV-infected pregnant women is acceptable and has high negative predictive value for active tuberculosis
    Amita Gupta
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre for Clinical Global Health Education, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1015-8. 2011
    ..3%. Tuberculin skin test and targeted chest radiography provided no substantial benefit. TB symptom screening, as recommended by the World Health Organization, is effective for ruling out TB in HIV-infected pregnant women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-child transmission of HIV among women who chose not to exclusively breastfeed their infants in Pune, India
    Amita Gupta
    Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Indian J Med Res 126:131-4. 2007
    ..We examined HIV MTCT rates among 41 Indian women in a prospective cohort who chose predominantly not to exclusively breastfeed...
  14. pmc Antimicrobial resistance among Campylobacter strains, United States, 1997-2001
    Amita Gupta
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1102-9. 2004
    ..Ciprofloxacin resistance has emerged among Campylobacter since 1990 and has increased in prevalence since 1997...
  15. pmc Maternal tuberculosis: a risk factor for mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus
    Amita Gupta
    Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:358-63. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Newport infections resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in the United States
    Amita Gupta
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:1707-16. 2003
    ....
  17. pmc High risk for occupational exposure to HIV and utilization of post-exposure prophylaxis in a teaching hospital in Pune, India
    Amita Gupta
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 8:142. 2008
    ..Therefore, we examined the rate and characteristics of occupational exposure to HIV and the utilization of PEP among health care workers (HCW) in a large, urban government teaching hospital in Pune, India...
  18. pmc Nevirapine resistance and breast-milk HIV transmission: effects of single and extended-dose nevirapine prophylaxis in subtype C HIV-infected infants
    Anitha Moorthy
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4096. 2009
    ....
  19. pmc Physician estimate of antiretroviral adherence in India: poor correlation with patient self-report and viral load
    Louise Walshe
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:189-95. 2010
    ..Providers should avoid using their own assessment of patient ART adherence. Instead, providers should rely on effective and validated measures, especially when viral load or drug level monitoring are not readily available...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinically significant anemia in HIV-infected pregnant women in India is not a major barrier to zidovudine use for prevention of maternal-to-child transmission
    Gita Sinha
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:210-7. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of anemia (serum hemoglobin <10 g/dL) and assess zidovudine use and toxicity in HIV-positive pregnant women in India...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paraplegia caused by invasive spinal aspergillosis
    Petros C Karakousis
    Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1550 Orleans St, Rm 106, Baltimore, MD 21231 1001, USA
    Neurology 68:158. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Limited evolution in the HIV type 1 pol region among acute seroconverters in Pune, India
    Susan H Eshleman
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:93-7. 2005
    ..Amino acid substitutions were rare, and varied from subject to subject. In this cohort, drug resistance was not observed and evolution in the pol region was very limited during the first 2 years of infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Indian pediatric HIV epidemic: a systematic review
    Harjot Kaur Singh
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr HIV Res 6:419-32. 2008
    ..Targeted interventions to curb India's pediatric HIV epidemic require urgent clarification of these findings. If such differences truly exist, management guidelines should be tailored accordingly...
  24. ncbi request reprint High HIV prevalence among a high-risk subgroup of women attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in Pune, India
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:75-80. 2006
    ..To investigate changes over a decade in prevalence and correlates of HIV among high-risk women attending sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinics in Pune, India, who deny a history of commercial sex work (CSW)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial-resistant Shigella sonnei: limited antimicrobial treatment options for children and challenges of interpreting in vitro azithromycin susceptibility
    Sanjay K Jain
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:494-7. 2005
    ..Antimicrobial-resistant Shigella sonnei is a growing problem in the United States and poses treatment challenges particularly among children. Azithromycin is recommended as an alternative oral agent for shigellosis...
  26. pmc Escherichia coli O157 cluster evaluation
    Amita Gupta
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1856-8. 2004
    ..Confirmating E. coli O157 clusters with two or more restriction endonucleases is necessary before public health resources are allocated to follow-up investigations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal HIV coinfection on the vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus: a meta-analysis
    Chelsea B Polis
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1123-31. 2007
    ..Observational studies suggest that maternal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection is associated with increased odds of vertical HCV transmission. We performed a meta-analysis to summarize current evidence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-confirmed shigellosis in the United States, 1989-2002: epidemiologic trends and patterns
    Amita Gupta
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1372-7. 2004
    ..4 during 2000-2002. Approximately 1% of isolates were from extraenteric sources; 0.25% were from blood. S. sonnei remains an important cause of diarrhea in the United States. Prevention efforts that target high-risk groups are needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mortality & clinical characteristics of hospitalized adult patients with HIV in Pune, India
    Ramona Sobhani
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Indian J Med Res 126:116-21. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to determine mortality and clinical characteristics of hospitalized HIV-infected individuals in a high HIV prevalence region of India...
  30. ncbi request reprint The traveling farm wife
    Anandi Sheth
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 120:16-8. 2007
  31. pmc Evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for typhoid fever
    Sonja J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1885-9. 2004
    ..For all assays, the sensitivity was highest in the second week of illness. The Widal test was insensitive and displayed interoperator variability. Two rapid kits, TyphiDot and TUBEX, demonstrated promising results...
  32. doi request reprint Extended-dose nevirapine to 6 weeks of age for infants to prevent HIV transmission via breastfeeding in Ethiopia, India, and Uganda: an analysis of three randomised controlled trials
    Abubaker Bedri
    Lancet 372:300-13. 2008
    ..The aim of three trials in Ethiopia, India, and Uganda was to assess whether daily nevirapine given to breastfed infants through 6 weeks of age can decrease HIV transmission via breastfeeding...
  33. ncbi request reprint Expression and purification of recombinant antigens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for application in serodiagnosis
    Abhishek Kulshrestha
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi 110 021, India
    Protein Expr Purif 44:75-85. 2005
    ..tuberculosis specific antibodies...
  34. pmc Whole-blood agglutination assay for on-site detection of human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Amita Gupta
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi 110 021, India
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2814-21. 2003
    ..Because the test is extremely rapid, requires no sample preparation, and is simple enough to be performed by a semiskilled technician in any remote area, NEVA HIV is a test for the hard-to-reach populations of the world...
  35. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected adults attending private and public clinics in India
    Suneil R Ramchandani
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:129-42. 2007
    ..In order to make widespread dissemination of ART effective in India, further educational and programmatic efforts are likely needed to optimize access, treatment awareness, and compliance among patients with HIV...
  36. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and virologic suppression among HIV-infected persons receiving care in private clinics in Mumbai, India
    Bijal Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1235-44. 2007
    ..Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and correlates of adherence and virologic suppression among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons receiving ART in private, outpatient clinics in India is unknown...
  37. pmc Bifunctional recombinant fusion proteins for rapid detection of antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in whole blood
    Amita Gupta
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110 021, India
    BMC Biotechnol 6:39. 2006
    ..Since it is not required of a screening test to differentially detect HIV and HIV-2, it would useful to create a single molecule capable of simultaneous detection of both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in a drop of blood...
  38. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus DNA in urine samples of women with or without cervical cancer and their male partners compared with simultaneously collected cervical/penile smear or biopsy specimens
    Amita Gupta
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
    J Clin Virol 37:190-4. 2006
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  39. ncbi request reprint Selenium and HIV-1: hope or hype?
    Catherine Passaretti
    Arch Intern Med 167:2530-1. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Expression and purification of recombinant 38-kDa and Mtb81 antigens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for application in serodiagnosis
    Vijay K Chaudhary
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi 110 021, India
    Protein Expr Purif 40:169-76. 2005
    ..The purified proteins were useful in detecting antibodies in sera of tuberculosis patients (smear positive, smear negative, and extra-pulmonary categories)...
  41. ncbi request reprint GB virus type C: a virus in search of a disease or a role in HIV therapy?
    Robert C Bollinger
    Clin Infect Dis 38:410-1. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Facial and body blood contamination in major gynecologic surgeries
    Jai B Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 29:402-5. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence of facial and body blood contamination in various major gynecologic surgeries...
  43. ncbi request reprint Expression, purification, and characterization of an anti-RBCFab-p24 fusion protein for hemagglutination-based rapid detection of antibodies to HIV in whole blood
    Amita Gupta
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, 110 021, New Delhi, India
    Protein Expr Purif 26:162-70. 2002
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. Impact of Malnutrition on HIV Treatment Failure in Resource-Limited Settings
    Amita Gupta; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will provide important insights about the impact of malnutrition on HIV treatment response and will therefore guide future efforts to optimize treatment for persons with both malnutrition and HIV. ..
  2. Impact of Malnutrition on HIV Treatment Failure in Resource-Limited Settings
    Amita Gupta; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will provide important insights about the impact of malnutrition on HIV treatment response and will therefore guide future efforts to optimize treatment for persons with both malnutrition and HIV. ..