Affiliation: University of Southern California
- Determinants of HIV-1 shedding in the genital tract of womenA Kovacs
Maternal Child and Adolescent HIV Management and Research Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Lancet 358:1593-601. 2001..We aimed to assess the relation between HIV-1 shedding (RNA or culturable virus) in female genital secretions and other factors that might affect HIV-1 shedding...
- Cytomegalovirus infection and HIV-1 disease progression in infants born to HIV-1-infected women. Pediatric Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Complications of Vertically Transmitted HIV Infection Study GroupA Kovacs
Maternal Child HIV Management and Research Center, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
N Engl J Med 341:77-84. 1999....
- Longitudinal variability of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 RNA viral load measurements by nucleic acid sequence-based amplification and NucliSens assays in a large multicenter studyM J Nowicki
University of Southern California, Pediatrics, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:3760-3. 2001..Results indicate that HIV-1 RNA levels can be measured with a precision equal to that of the pre-highly active antiretroviral therapy era (standard deviations, +/-0.16 to 0.25 log10 units)...
- Defective response to Toll-like receptor 3 and 4 ligands by activated monocytes in chronic hepatitis C virus infectionM C Villacres
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Center for Infectious Diseases and Virology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
J Viral Hepat 15:137-44. 2008..In women with existing HIV co-infection, decreased cytokine function of antigen-presenting cells suggests another mechanism contributing to immune dysfunction in addition to the HIV-associated CD4 defect...
- Efficacy of zidovudine and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hyperimmune immunoglobulin for reducing perinatal HIV transmission from HIV-infected women with advanced disease: results of Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group protocol 185E R Stiehm
Department of Pediatrics, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
J Infect Dis 179:567-75. 1999....
- The use of second-generation antipsychotics and the changes in physical growth in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIVSuad Kapetanovic
Department of Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:939-47. 2009..Future research should investigate the interaction between PIs and SGAs in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV infection...
- Discontinuation of potent antiretroviral therapy: predictive value of and impact on CD4 cell counts and HIV RNA levelsL Ahdieh Grant
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
AIDS 15:2101-8. 2001..Side-effects were the most common reason for discontinuation and CD4 cell count declines were larger among those who did not cite side-effects as the reason for discontinuation...
- Low prevalence of antiretroviral resistance among persons recently infected with human immunodeficiency virus in two US citiesP S Sullivan
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Int J STD AIDS 13:554-8. 2002..04). The findings suggest that the prevalence of resistance-associated mutations among persons recently infected with HIV in these cities is low...
- A menstrual cycle pattern for cytokine levels exists in HIV-positive women: implication for HIV vaginal and plasma sheddingL Al-Harthi
Department of Immunology/Microbiology at Rush-Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
AIDS 15:1535-43. 2001....
- Long-term effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy on CD4+ cell evolution among children and adolescents infected with HIV: 5 years and countingKunjal Patel
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:1751-60. 2008....
- Insulin-like growth factor-1 and lean body mass in HIV-infected childrenCaroline J Chantry
Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2516 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:437-43. 2008....