Audrey L French

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Isolated hepatitis B core antibody is associated with HIV and ongoing but not resolved hepatitis C virus infection in a cohort of US women
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1437-42. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tuberculin skin test conversion among HIV-infected and -uninfected women: results of a 6-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:592-6. 2006
  3. pmc Long-term serologic follow-up of isolated hepatitis B core antibody in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:148-54. 2009
  4. pmc The association of HIV status with bacterial vaginosis and vitamin D in the United States
    Audrey L French
    Stroger Hospital of Cook County The CORE Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1497-503. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effect of antiretroviral therapy on markers of hepatic toxicity: impact of hepatitis C coinfection
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:402-10. 2004
  6. pmc Trends in mortality and causes of death among women with HIV in the United States: a 10-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:399-406. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency may impair CD4 recovery among Women's Interagency HIV Study participants with advanced disease on HAART
    Mariam Aziz
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS 27:573-8. 2013
  8. pmc Causes of death among women with human immunodeficiency virus infection in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy
    Mardge H Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med 113:91-8. 2002
  9. pmc Vitamin D deficiency in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in the United States
    Oluwatoyin M Adeyemi
    Department of Medicine, CORE Center, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:197-204. 2011
  10. pmc Pyrosequencing of the genital microbiotas of HIV-seropositive and -seronegative women reveals Lactobacillus iners as the predominant Lactobacillus Species
    Gregory T Spear
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:378-81. 2011

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Publications30

  1. pmc Isolated hepatitis B core antibody is associated with HIV and ongoing but not resolved hepatitis C virus infection in a cohort of US women
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1437-42. 2007
    ..Anti-HBs levels were lower among anti-HCV-positive women. Isolated anti-HBc was rarely explained by occult HBV in this cohort but may be explained by the influence of viral coinfections on anti-HBs level or durability...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tuberculin skin test conversion among HIV-infected and -uninfected women: results of a 6-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:592-6. 2006
    ..To define the incidence of tuberculin skin test (TST) conversion and to evaluate the yield of annual testing in an era of declining tuberculosis incidence rate in the United States...
  3. pmc Long-term serologic follow-up of isolated hepatitis B core antibody in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:148-54. 2009
    ..Isolated antibody to hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc) is a common serologic finding in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but the outcome and clinical significance are uncertain...
  4. pmc The association of HIV status with bacterial vaginosis and vitamin D in the United States
    Audrey L French
    Stroger Hospital of Cook County The CORE Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1497-503. 2011
    ..To estimate the association between vitamin D deficiency and bacterial vaginosis (BV) among nonpregnant HIV-infected and uninfected women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effect of antiretroviral therapy on markers of hepatic toxicity: impact of hepatitis C coinfection
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:402-10. 2004
    ..65% to increases of 7.57% of the ULN per year; P values of.19-.71). Our findings lend support to assertions that antiretroviral therapy is safe for women with HCV infection...
  6. pmc Trends in mortality and causes of death among women with HIV in the United States: a 10-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:399-406. 2009
    ..To assess trends in mortality and cause of death for women with HIV, we studied deaths over a 10-year period among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV Study, a representative US cohort...
  7. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency may impair CD4 recovery among Women's Interagency HIV Study participants with advanced disease on HAART
    Mariam 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)...
  8. pmc Causes of death among women with human immunodeficiency virus infection in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy
    Mardge H Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med 113:91-8. 2002
    ..To examine changes in the causes of death and mortality in women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy...
  9. pmc Vitamin D deficiency in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in the United States
    Oluwatoyin M Adeyemi
    Department of Medicine, CORE Center, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:197-204. 2011
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  10. pmc Pyrosequencing of the genital microbiotas of HIV-seropositive and -seronegative women reveals Lactobacillus iners as the predominant Lactobacillus Species
    Gregory T Spear
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:378-81. 2011
    ..Lactobacillus iners sequences were the predominant lactobacillus sequences in 66% of HIV(+) women and 90% of HIV(-) women. This has implications for resistance of HIV(+) and HIV(-) women to genital colonization by pathogenic organisms...
  11. pmc Prevalence and predictors of Toxoplasma seropositivity in women with and at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Oluwatoyin Falusi
    Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1414-7. 2002
    ..HIV-infected women aged > or =50 years and those born outside of the United States were more likely to have latent Toxoplasma infection, with prevalences of 32% and 41%, respectively...
  12. pmc Regulatory B cell frequency correlates with markers of HIV disease progression and attenuates anti-HIV CD8⁺ T cell function in vitro
    Basile Siewe
    Rush University Medical Center, Departments of Immunology Microbiology and Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Leukoc Biol 93:811-8. 2013
    ..4791; P=0.0443). Our data indicate that Bregs contribute to HIV-infection associated immune dysfunction by T cell impairment, via IL-10 and possibly PD-L1 expression...
  13. pmc Comparison of the diversity of the vaginal microbiota in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women with or without bacterial vaginosis
    Gregory T Spear
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1131-40. 2008
    ..Whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with a change in the diversity of genital microbiota in women was investigated...
  14. pmc Positive association between HIV RNA and IL-6 in the genital tract of Rwandan women
    Gregory T Spear
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:973-6. 2008
    ..This association of IL-6 with HIV RNA levels suggests that IL-6 is an indicator for conditions that induce HIV expression and that IL-6 may contribute to induction of HIV expression in the genital tract...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A deficiency and genital viral burden in women infected with HIV-1
    Audrey L French
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Durand 115, Cook County Hospital, 1835 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Lancet 359:1210-2. 2002
    ..We noted no association between retinol status and genital HIV-1 load. Our findings lend support to those of studies that reported no association between retinol deficiency and perinatal HIV-1 transmission...
  16. doi request reprint Protecting health care workers from tuberculosis: a 10-year experience
    Sharon F Welbel
    Department of Medicine Infectious Disease, Rush Medical College, and John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:668-73. 2009
    ..Twenty-five percent of Chicago's tuberculosis (TB) cases are diagnosed at CCH. We wanted to review and analyze interventions implemented over a 10-year period at CCH to prevent TB infection in health care workers...
  17. pmc Factors associated with hepatitis C viremia in a large cohort of HIV-infected and -uninfected women
    Eva A Operskalski
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Center for Infectious Diseases and Virology, Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Clin Virol 41:255-63. 2008
    ..Co-infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is common among HIV-infected women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and long-term effects of occult hepatitis B virus infection in HIV-infected women
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:736-40. 2007
    ..CD4 cell counts of <200 cells/mm3 were more common among occult HBV-infected women than among those without occult HBV infection. Aminotransferase levels did not appear to be associated with being positive for HBV DNA...
  19. ncbi request reprint Proinflammatory and type 1 cytokine expression in cervical mucosa during HIV-1 and human papillomavirus infection
    Homira Behbahani
    Center for Infectious Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:9-19. 2007
    ..These findings suggest the persistence of immune activation and inflammation in the genital tract of women with HPV monoinfection and in HIV-infected women coinfected with HPV...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of highly active antiretroviral therapy switching in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Lynn M Kirstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E 7007, Baltimore, MD 21205, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:495-503. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the variability in highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimens over time, the extent to which individuals switch, and the characteristics of those who are switching...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on dermatologic disease in a longitudinal study of HIV type 1-infected women
    Toby Maurer
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:579-84. 2004
    ..10; 95% confidence interval, 2.00-18.65). History of injection drug use was associated with a higher prevalence of onychomycosis, tinea pedis, and xerosis. Molluscum contagiosum was more prevalent among younger women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Total lymphocyte count, hemoglobin, and delayed-type hypersensitivity as predictors of death and AIDS illness in HIV-1-infected women receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Anastos
    Women s Interagency HIV Study, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:383-92. 2004
    ..If delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) response predicts clinical response in persons using highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), it may also prove useful in resource-poor settings...
  23. pmc Prevalence of clinical symptoms associated with highly active antiretroviral therapy in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Michael J Silverberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:717-24. 2004
    ..The extended use of antiretroviral drugs among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive individuals underscores the need for a comprehensive evaluation of therapy-associated clinical symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of mammographic screening by HIV-infected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)
    Susan Preston-Martin
    University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90033 0800, USA
    Prev Med 34:386-92. 2002
    ..Although HIV-positive women may be less likely than women in general to receive mammography due to socioeconomic disadvantage, HIV diagnosis may increase opportunities for medical interactions which encourage mammography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster in women with and at risk for HIV: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Marshall J Glesby
    Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1604-9. 2004
    ..Herpes zoster occurs at all CD4 cell counts in HIV-infected adults. It was hypothesized that even in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), zoster risk is higher in HIV-infected than uninfected women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Eligibility criteria for HIV clinical trials and generalizability of results: the gap between published reports and study protocols
    Monica Gandhi
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94122, USA
    AIDS 19:1885-96. 2005
    ....
  27. pmc Increased circulating interleukin-7 levels in HIV-1-infected women
    Laura A Napolitano
    Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, University of California at San Francisco, 94158, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:581-4. 2005
    ..0032) after controlling for CD4 count, age, and race. Given the important role of IL-7 in T-cell development and homeostasis, these findings suggest that higher IL-7 levels may contribute to higher CD4 counts in women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relation of stavudine discontinuation to anthropometric changes among HIV-infected women
    Phyllis C Tien
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:43-8. 2007
    ..To characterize changes in regional anthropometry associated with stavudine exposure and discontinuation...
  29. pmc The insulin-like growth factor axis and risk of liver disease in hepatitis C virus/HIV-co-infected women
    Howard D Strickler
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    AIDS 22:527-31. 2008
    ..To investigate the role of the IGF axis in hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related liver disease among high-risk patients, we prospectively evaluated HCV-viremic/HIV-positive women...
  30. pmc Association between syphilis, antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 2, and recreational drug use and hepatitis B virus infection in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Phyllis C Tien
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1363-70. 2004
    ..Liver disease is a leading cause of death in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women; however, risk factors for hepatitis b virus (hbv) infection in this population have not been well studied...