Avinash K Shetty

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Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of HIV infection in women and children: a global perspective
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr HIV Res 11:81-92. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral drugs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr HIV Res 11:102-25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza pneumonia during therapy in a renal transplant recipient
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E153-7. 2012
  4. pmc Childhood sarcoidosis: A rare but fascinating disorder
    Avinash K Shetty
    Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Louisiana State University Medical Center and Children s Hospital of New Orleans, LA, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 6:16. 2008
  5. pmc Factors associated with access to HIV care and treatment in a prevention of mother to child transmission programme in urban Zimbabwe
    Auxilia Muchedzi
    Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention Project University of Zimbabwe, Department of Community Medicine, Zimbabwe
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:38. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis in adolescents
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:79-94, ix. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of voluntary counselling and HIV testing for pregnant women using community volunteers in Zimbabwe
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:755-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Perinatally acquired HIV-1 infection: prevention and evaluation of HIV-exposed infants
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:282-95. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived risks and benefits of HIV testing, and predictors of acceptance of HIV counselling and testing among pregnant women in Zimbabwe
    Susanne P Martin-Herz
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:835-41. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Breast-milk shedding of drug-resistant HIV-1 subtype C in women exposed to single-dose nevirapine
    Esther J Lee
    Center for AIDS Research, Division of Infectious Disease, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1260-4. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of HIV infection in women and children: a global perspective
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr HIV Res 11:81-92. 2013
    ..Rapid translation of scientific discoveries into policy and practice in conjunction with strong commitment from national leadership and global partners is crucial to end the pediatric AIDS and achieve a HIV-free generation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral drugs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr HIV Res 11:102-25. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza pneumonia during therapy in a renal transplant recipient
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E153-7. 2012
    ..Ongoing surveillance is essential to monitor how oseltamivir-resistant H275Y mutant viruses may evolve in the future...
  4. pmc Childhood sarcoidosis: A rare but fascinating disorder
    Avinash K Shetty
    Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Louisiana State University Medical Center and Children s Hospital of New Orleans, LA, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 6:16. 2008
    ..The long-term course and prognosis is not well established in childhood sarcoidosis, but it appears to be poorer in early-onset disease...
  5. pmc Factors associated with access to HIV care and treatment in a prevention of mother to child transmission programme in urban Zimbabwe
    Auxilia Muchedzi
    Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention Project University of Zimbabwe, Department of Community Medicine, Zimbabwe
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:38. 2010
    ..This cross-sectional study assessed factors affecting access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-positive women from the prevention of mother to child transmission HIV programme in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe...
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis in adolescents
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:79-94, ix. 2007
    ..A multidisciplinary approach involving the pediatrician, infectious disease specialist, and orthopedic surgeon is essential for achieving the best outcome for the patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of voluntary counselling and HIV testing for pregnant women using community volunteers in Zimbabwe
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:755-9. 2005
    ..This programme is being implemented at several urban and rural MTCT sites in Zimbabwe and can serve as a model for other resource-poor countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perinatally acquired HIV-1 infection: prevention and evaluation of HIV-exposed infants
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:282-95. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived risks and benefits of HIV testing, and predictors of acceptance of HIV counselling and testing among pregnant women in Zimbabwe
    Susanne P Martin-Herz
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:835-41. 2006
    ..If such interventions are to be successful, attention must be directed towards developing culturally appropriate strategies to address women's concerns and improve future acceptance of VCT in Zimbabwe...
  10. ncbi request reprint Breast-milk shedding of drug-resistant HIV-1 subtype C in women exposed to single-dose nevirapine
    Esther J Lee
    Center for AIDS Research, Division of Infectious Disease, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1260-4. 2005
    ..In 20 paired BM and plasma samples, 65% of BM and 50% of plasma RT sequences had NNRTI-resistance mutations, with divergent mutation patterns...
  11. pmc Genetic analyses of HIV-1 env sequences demonstrate limited compartmentalization in breast milk and suggest viral replication within the breast that increases with mastitis
    Soren Gantt
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Hospital Research Institute, 1900 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 1304, USA
    J Virol 84:10812-9. 2010
    ..However, phylogenetic trees demonstrate extensive mixing of viruses between milk and blood specimens. HIV-1 replication in breast milk appears to increase with inflammation, contributing to higher milk viral loads during mastitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Laboratory indicators of mastitis are not associated with elevated HIV-1 DNA loads or predictive of HIV-1 RNA loads in breast milk
    Soren Gantt
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:570-6. 2007
    ..An improved understanding of the relationship between indicators of inflammation and HIV-1 loads in breast milk could improve MTCT prevention strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening for psychological morbidity in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected pregnant women using community counselors in Zimbabwe
    Lynda Stranix-Chibanda
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 4:83-8. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of psychological morbidity in HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women seeking antenatal care in Zimbabwe...
  14. doi request reprint Immunologic response to oral polio vaccine in human immunodeficiency virus-infected and uninfected Zimbabwean children
    Devasena Gnanashanmugam
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:176-80. 2012
    ..Data are limited regarding the degree of serologic immunity conferred on HIV-infected children after immunization with oral polio vaccine (OPV)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety and trough concentrations of nevirapine prophylaxis given daily, twice weekly, or weekly in breast-feeding infants from birth to 6 months
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:482-90. 2003
    ..A phase 3 study is planned to assess the efficacy of OD infant NVP regimen to prevent breast-feeding HIV-1 transmission...
  16. doi request reprint Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale among women in a high HIV prevalence area in urban Zimbabwe
    Dixon Chibanda
    Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:201-6. 2010
    ..Screening for PND should be integrated into routine antenatal and postnatal care in areas with high HIV prevalence...
  17. doi request reprint Infantile orbital cellulitis secondary to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Daisuke Kobayashi
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J AAPOS 15:208-10. 2011
    ..Orbital cellulitis typically occurs in older children, but it can occasionally affect infants and neonates. We report 2 infants with sepsis and orbital cellulitis caused by community-associated MRSA and review the relevant literature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preventing mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in resource-poor countries
    Avinash K Shetty
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:553-5. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Purpura fulminans caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Casimir J Fitzgerald
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1013.e1-4. 2012
    ..We report the first well-described case of purpura fulminans due to community-associated methicillin-resistant S aureus in a child...
  20. doi request reprint Imported Dengue Fever: an important reemerging disease
    Malachi Courtney
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:769-72. 2009
    ..Clinicians should include dengue in the differential diagnosis of febrile illness in children who have recently returned from dengue endemic areas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Catheter-related bacteremia due to Roseomonas species in pediatric hematology/oncology patients
    Thomas W McLean
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:514-6. 2006
    ..gilardii and one with R. fauriae), and review the clinical spectrum of previously reported cases in the literature. Clinicals should be aware that Roseomonas species may cause serious infections in children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Orbital cellulitis in children
    Savithri Nageswaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:695-9. 2006
    ..To review the epidemiology and management of orbital cellulitis in children...
  23. ncbi request reprint HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, perceived benefits, and risks of HIV testing among pregnant women in rural Southern India
    Alexandra Rogers
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:803-11. 2006
    ....
  24. pmc Hematologic and immunologic parameters in Zimbabwean infants: a case for using local reference intervals to monitor toxicities in clinical trials
    Stephanie B Troy
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 58:59-62. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint A 6-year-old girl with fever, rash, and increased intracranial pressure
    Matthew E Ravish
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:186-9. 2013
    ..Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a well-described, potentially lethal, tick-borne zoonotic infection and has very effective therapy. However, the diagnosis might not be made early enough, often leading to worse outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Retinitis following varicella in a vaccinated child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Ashley Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:191-4. 2005
    ..Prolonged therapy with acyclovir resulted in near complete recovery. Early diagnosis of VZV retinopathy and aggressive antiviral treatment is critical to prevent acute and long-term ocular sequelae...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis complicating influenza A infection
    Steven S Mou
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section on Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1009, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e216-9. 2006
    ..Clinicians should be aware of hemophagocytic syndrome as a serious complication of influenza A infection...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lactobacillus sepsis associated with probiotic therapy
    Michael H Land
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatrics 115:178-81. 2005
    ..This report should not discourage the appropriate use of Lactobacillus or other probiotic agents but should serve as a reminder that these agents can cause invasive disease in certain populations...
  29. doi request reprint Pyomyositis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
    S Lindsey Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:633.e1-3. 2009
    ..He was successfully treated with a 3-week course of clindamycin. Early recognition, appropriate antibiotic therapy, and if indicated, drainage of the muscle abscess is critical to reduce morbidity and mortality...
  30. doi request reprint A pilot study of Biotene OralBalance® gel for oral care in mechanically ventilated preterm neonates
    Beatrice M Stefanescu
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:33-9. 2013
    ..Neonatal ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In adults on mechanical ventilation, timed oral care decreases the frequency of VAP, but this approach has not been studied in neonates...
  31. doi request reprint Central venous catheter infection associated with Pseudozyma aphidis in a child with short gut syndrome
    Shau Shau Lin
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:516-8. 2008
    ..We report what is believed to be the first paediatric case of central venous catheter (CVC)-related fungaemia associated with P. aphidis. Prompt removal of the CVC in conjunction with anti-fungal therapy resulted in a successful outcome...
  32. doi request reprint Peramivir for the treatment of influenza
    Avinash K Shetty
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10:123-43. 2012
    ..Given the serious health threat of influenza at all ages and limitations in vaccine delivery, peramivir is a promising addition to the currently limited treatment options for the treatment of severe influenza infection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cavernous sinus thrombosis complicating sinusitis
    Michael L Cannon
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:86-8. 2004
    ..Septic cavernous sinus thrombosis is a rare complication of paranasal sinusitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Management of septic arthritis
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 71:819-24. 2004
    ..A minimum of 3-4 weeks of therapy is recommended. Close follow-up is warranted to monitor the growth of the affected limb until skeletal maturity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevention of malaria in children
    Avinash K Shetty
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:1173-6. 2006
  36. doi request reprint Retropharyngeal edema: an unusual manifestation of Kawasaki disease
    Emily W Langley
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:181-5. 2010
    ..Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute multisystem vasculitis of unknown etiology that typically affects young children. KD presenting as a retropharyngeal inflammatory process is very rare...
  37. ncbi request reprint Tetracyclines in pediatrics revisited
    Avinash K Shetty
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27517, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:203-9. 2002
  38. pmc Routine offer of antenatal HIV testing ("opt-out" approach) to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in urban Zimbabwe
    Winfreda Chandisarewa
    Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention Project, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Bull World Health Organ 85:843-50. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of routine antenatal HIV testing for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in urban Zimbabwe...
  39. ncbi request reprint Range of normal neutrophil counts in healthy zimbabwean infants: implications for monitoring antiretroviral drug toxicity
    Jennifer Wells
    University of Zimbabwe University of California, San Francisco UZ UCSF Collaborative Research Program in Women s Health, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:460-3. 2006
    ..Future HIV prevention and treatment trials in sub-Saharan Africa should use normal hematologic values derived from African infants to avoid the overestimation of antiretroviral drug toxicity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding practices of HIV-infected and uninfected women in Zimbabwe
    Danielle Gottlieb
    University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:45-53. 2004
    ..Knowledge of HIV status may influence infant feeding decisions and reveal an urgent need to address infant feeding practices of pregnant women in Zimbabwe...
  41. pmc Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus in breast milk are associated with HIV-1 shedding but not with mastitis
    Soren Gantt
    Departments of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Hospital Research Institute, 1900 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AIDS 22:1453-60. 2008
    ..Bacterial infections may cause clinical mastitis, but whether other copathogens common in HIV-1 infection are associated with subclinical mastitis or HIV-1 shedding is unknown...
  42. doi request reprint A 10-day-old neonate with fulminant hepatitis
    Ashley Ford
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:471-2. 2008