Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
- Providers' lack of knowledge about herpes zoster in HIV-infected patients is among barriers to herpes zoster vaccinationM Aziz
Rush University Medical Center John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
Int J STD AIDS 24:433-9. 2013..Education about HZ is needed among HIV providers. Providers perceived vaccination as important, but data on vaccine safety and clear guidance from the CDC on this issue are lacking...
- Vitamin D insufficiency may impair CD4 recovery among Women's Interagency HIV Study participants with advanced disease on HAARTMariam Aziz
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
AIDS 27:573-8. 2013..Recent studies in HIV-infected men report an association between low vitamin D (25OH-D) and CD4 recovery on HAART. We sought to test this relationship in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)...
- Oseltamivir overuse at a Chicago hospital during the 2009 influenza pandemic and the poor predictive value of influenza-like illness criteriaMariam Aziz
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Scand J Infect Dis 44:306-11. 2012..The CDC ILI criteria had a poor positive predictive value of 43% (95% CI 33.3-53.3) for 2009 H1N1. While the ILI criteria are a useful epidemiologic tool, it is too imprecise for direct patient care...
- Treating women with HIV: is it different than treating men?Mariam Aziz
Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, IL 60607, USA
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 9:171-8. 2012..In this paper we aim to discuss antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected women, the sex-specific barriers to starting care, the differences in outcomes, and complications...
- Challenges and successes in linking HIV-infected women to care in the United StatesMariam Aziz
Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Clin Infect Dis 52:S231-7. 2011..This article reviews risk factors for HIV infection in women, barriers to engagement in care, and strategies to improve linkage to HIV-related medical and social care...