Andrew Boulle

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Determinants of stillbirth in Zambia
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:1151-9. 2011
  2. pmc Treatment of trichomoniasis in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa does not appear to be associated with low birth weight or preterm birth
    Elizabeth Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    S Afr Med J 100:58-64. 2010
  3. pmc Hormonal contraception and HIV disease progression: a multicountry cohort analysis of the MTCT-Plus Initiative
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS 23:S69-77. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint HIV disease progression by hormonal contraceptive method: secondary analysis of a randomized trial
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS 23:1377-82. 2009
  5. pmc Declining HIV prevalence among young pregnant women in Lusaka, Zambia
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:697-702. 2008
  6. pmc Hormonal contraception and HIV disease progression
    Elizabeth Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of International Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:945-51. 2008
  7. pmc Monitoring effectiveness of programmes to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in lower-income countries
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Bull World Health Organ 86:57-62. 2008
  8. pmc A randomized trial of the intrauterine contraceptive device vs hormonal contraception in women who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:144.e1-8. 2007
  9. pmc Personal risk perception, HIV knowledge and risk avoidance behavior, and their relationships to actual HIV serostatus in an urban African obstetric population
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:60-6. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Coverage of nevirapine-based services to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in 4 African countries
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Plot 1275 Lubutu Rd, PO Box 34681, Lusaka, Zambia
    JAMA 304:293-302. 2010

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Determinants of stillbirth in Zambia
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:1151-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the rates and determinants of stillbirth in an urban African obstetric population...
  2. pmc Treatment of trichomoniasis in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa does not appear to be associated with low birth weight or preterm birth
    Elizabeth Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    S Afr Med J 100:58-64. 2010
    ..To determine whether treatment of trichomoniasis increases the risk of prematurity...
  3. pmc Hormonal contraception and HIV disease progression: a multicountry cohort analysis of the MTCT-Plus Initiative
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS 23:S69-77. 2009
    ..HIV-infected women need access to safe and effective contraception. Recent animal and human data suggest that hormonal contraception may accelerate HIV disease progression...
  4. ncbi request reprint HIV disease progression by hormonal contraceptive method: secondary analysis of a randomized trial
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS 23:1377-82. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that women using depomedroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraception would have faster HIV disease progression than women using oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and nonhormonal methods...
  5. pmc Declining HIV prevalence among young pregnant women in Lusaka, Zambia
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:697-702. 2008
    ..Recent reports suggest a possible decline in HIV sero-incidence in Zambia and some neighbouring countries. This study aimed to examine trends in HIV seroprevalence among pregnant and parturient women between 2002 and 2006...
  6. pmc Hormonal contraception and HIV disease progression
    Elizabeth Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of International Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:945-51. 2008
    ..Additional work is needed in this area to elucidate the possible relationship between hormonal methods for birth control and progression to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in HIV-infected women...
  7. pmc Monitoring effectiveness of programmes to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in lower-income countries
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Bull World Health Organ 86:57-62. 2008
    ..Finally, we propose a novel community survey-based approach that could be implemented widely throughout the developing world with minor modifications to ongoing Demographic and Health Surveys...
  8. pmc A randomized trial of the intrauterine contraceptive device vs hormonal contraception in women who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:144.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) is effective and safe among women who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  9. pmc Personal risk perception, HIV knowledge and risk avoidance behavior, and their relationships to actual HIV serostatus in an urban African obstetric population
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:60-6. 2004
    ..Before significant inroads can be made in decreasing the incidence of HIV infection among pregnant women, population-based strategies that involve men must be implemented...
  10. doi request reprint Coverage of nevirapine-based services to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in 4 African countries
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Plot 1275 Lubutu Rd, PO Box 34681, Lusaka, Zambia
    JAMA 304:293-302. 2010
    ..Few studies have objectively evaluated the coverage of services to prevent transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from mother to child...
  11. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
    ..To analyse the early loss of patients to antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in resource-limited settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mortality of HIV-1-infected patients in the first year of antiretroviral therapy: comparison between low-income and high-income countries
    Paula Braitstein
    Lancet 367:817-24. 2006
    ..We compared baseline characteristics and outcomes during the first year of HAART between HIV-1-infected patients in low-income and high-income settings...
  13. pmc Tuberculosis after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in low-income and high-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Berne, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1518-21. 2007
    ..48 (95% confidence interval, 0.36-0.64) in low-income countries and 0.36 (95% confidence interval, 0.26-0.50) in high-income countries. A low CD4 cell count at the start of therapy was the most important risk factor in both settings...
  14. pmc Effectiveness of the first district-wide programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa
    David Coetzee
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 83:489-94. 2005
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  15. doi request reprint Outcomes of nevirapine- and efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy when coadministered with rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy
    Andrew Boulle
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    JAMA 300:530-9. 2008
    ..Rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy reduces the plasma concentrations of nevirapine and efavirenz. The virological consequences of these interactions are not well described...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: Antiretroviral Therapy in Lower Income Countries (ART-LINC): international collaboration of treatment cohorts
    Francois Dabis
    INSERM U 593, ISPED, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Int J Epidemiol 34:979-86. 2005
  17. pmc Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in young children in Cape Town, South Africa, measured by medication return and caregiver self-report: a prospective cohort study
    Mary Ann Davies
    Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and the School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, The Republic of South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 8:34. 2008
    ..This study describes the utility of different measures of adherence in detecting lapses in infants and young children in Cape Town, South Africa...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in resource-poor settings: scaling up inequalities?
    Matthias Egger
    Int J Epidemiol 34:509-12. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after two years of providing antiretroviral treatment in Khayelitsha, South Africa
    David Coetzee
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    AIDS 18:887-95. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The ART of rationing--the need for a new approach to rationing health interventions
    Christopher Kenyon
    Department of Medicine, Somerset Hospital and University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 93:56-60. 2003
    ..The current global context that precipitates and exacerbates the parallel contouring of disease burden and poverty should be constantly challenged...
  21. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Factors affecting HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discrimination by medical professionals
    Harriet Deacon
    History Department, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 36:185-6. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint When best practice is bad medicine: a new approach to rationing tertiary health services in South Africa
    Chris Kenyon
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 98:350, 352, 354 passim. 2008
  23. pmc Public-health and individual approaches to antiretroviral therapy: township South Africa and Switzerland compared
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 5:e148. 2008
    ..We compared virologic response, changes to first-line regimens, and mortality in HIV-infected patients starting HAART in South Africa and Switzerland...
  24. ncbi request reprint CD4 T-cell responses to combination antiretroviral therapy
    Gary Maartens
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 370:366-8. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Substitutions due to antiretroviral toxicity or contraindication in the first 3 years of antiretroviral therapy in a large South African cohort
    Andrew Boulle
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Antivir Ther 12:753-60. 2007
    ..The patterns and reasons for antiretroviral therapy (ART) drug substitutions are poorly described in resource-limited settings...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the paediatric antiretroviral treatment programmes in lower-income countries (KIDS-ART-LINC) collaboration
    Elise Arrive
    Unité INSERM 593, Institut de Santé Publique, Epidémiologie et Développement ISPED, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:474-80. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy on nevirapine plasma concentrations in South African adults with HIV-associated tuberculosis
    Karen Cohen
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:389-93. 2008
    ..We describe the steady-state pharmacokinetics of nevirapine during and after antitubercular therapy in South African patients...
  28. doi request reprint Effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment in a South African program: a cohort study
    Lara R Fairall
    Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Arch Intern Med 168:86-93. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Gender and the use of antiretroviral treatment in resource-constrained settings: findings from a multicenter collaboration
    Paula Braitstein
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:47-55. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings 1996 to 2006: patient characteristics, treatment regimens and monitoring in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 13:870-9. 2008
    ..To describe temporal trends in baseline clinical characteristics, initial treatment regimens and monitoring of patients starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-limited settings...
  31. doi request reprint Population effect of scaling up ART in resource-poor settings
    Matthias Egger
    International epidemiological Databases to Evaluate AIDS IeDEA, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 371:1558-9. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Exploring the costs of a limited public sector antiretroviral treatment programme in South Africa
    Andrew Boulle
    School of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 92:811-7. 2002
    ..This study seeks to explore the impact of these programme choices at an individual level, as well as explore the total cost of a rationed national public sector antiretroviral treatment programme...