Ashwin S Dharmadhikari

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspiring to zero tuberculosis deaths among southern Africa's miners: is there a way forward?
    Ashwin Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 43:651-64. 2013
  2. pmc Surgical face masks worn by patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: impact on infectivity of air on a hospital ward
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Room 3A03, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:1104-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint What animal models teach humans about tuberculosis
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 39:503-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV: a global menace exacerbated via sex trafficking
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, FXB Building, 7th Floor, 651 Huntington Avenue, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 13:543-6. 2009
  5. pmc Natural infection of guinea pigs exposed to patients with highly drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 91:329-38. 2011
  6. pmc Phase I, single-dose, dose-escalating study of inhaled dry powder capreomycin: a new approach to therapy of drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:2613-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspiring to zero tuberculosis deaths among southern Africa's miners: is there a way forward?
    Ashwin Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 43:651-64. 2013
    ..Achieving zero deaths from tuberculosis in the mines is possible if a clear commitment is made to a strategy that recognizes and ameliorates the biological and social antecedents to this epidemic...
  2. pmc Surgical face masks worn by patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: impact on infectivity of air on a hospital ward
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Room 3A03, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:1104-9. 2012
    ..Drug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in hospitals threatens staff and patient health. Surgical face masks used by patients with tuberculosis (TB) are believed to reduce transmission but have not been rigorously tested...
  3. doi request reprint What animal models teach humans about tuberculosis
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 39:503-8. 2008
    ..Current concepts in TB pathogenesis have also been derived from animal studies involving experimentally induced infections with related mycobacteria (e.g., Mycobacterium bovis) whose manifestations in select animal hosts mimic human TB...
  4. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV: a global menace exacerbated via sex trafficking
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, FXB Building, 7th Floor, 651 Huntington Avenue, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 13:543-6. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the prevalence of TB among repatriated sex trafficked Nepalese girls and women in whom a high HIV prevalence was previously reported...
  5. pmc Natural infection of guinea pigs exposed to patients with highly drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 91:329-38. 2011
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  6. pmc Phase I, single-dose, dose-escalating study of inhaled dry powder capreomycin: a new approach to therapy of drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:2613-9. 2013
    ..A single 300-mg dose rapidly achieved serum drug concentrations above the MIC for Mycobacterium tuberculosis, suggesting the potential of inhaled therapy as part of an MDR-TB treatment regimen...