Neel R Gandhi
Affiliation: Williams College
- Nosocomial transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a rural hospital in South AfricaNeel R Gandhi
Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
J Infect Dis 207:9-17. 2013..The initial XDR-tuberculosis report from South Africa suggested transmission is an important factor, but detailed epidemiologic and molecular analyses were not available for further characterization...
- Risk factors for mortality among MDR- and XDR-TB patients in a high HIV prevalence settingN R Gandhi
Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:90-7. 2012..This is of concern, as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection in multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) TB has been associated with exceedingly high mortality rates...
- Multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: a threat to global control of tuberculosisNeel R Gandhi
Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY 10467, USA
Lancet 375:1830-43. 2010....
- Successful integration of tuberculosis and HIV treatment in rural South Africa: the Sizonq'oba studyNeel R Gandhi
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:37-43. 2009..In KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 80% of TB patients are HIV coinfected, with high treatment default and mortality rates. Integrating TB and HIV care may be an effective strategy for improving outcomes for both diseases...
- HIV coinfection in multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis results in high early mortalityNeel R Gandhi
Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:80-6. 2010..Our initial report of HIV-associated XDR TB in South Africa revealed rapid and near complete mortality. Lower mortality has been described in the literature, but few of these patients have been HIV coinfected...
- Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis as a cause of death in patients co-infected with tuberculosis and HIV in a rural area of South AfricaNeel R Gandhi
AIDS Program, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Lancet 368:1575-80. 2006..We assessed the prevalence and consequences of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis in a rural area in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa...
- Prevention of nosocomial transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in rural South African district hospitals: an epidemiological modelling studySanjay Basu
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Lancet 370:1500-7. 2007..We modelled the plausible effect of rapidly available infection control strategies on the overall course of the XDR tuberculosis epidemic in a rural area of South Africa...
- Culture conversion among HIV co-infected multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Tugela Ferry, South AfricaJames C M Brust
Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e15841. 2011..We describe culture conversion rates among MDR-TB patients with and without HIV-co-infection in a TB-endemic, high-HIV prevalent, resource-limited setting...
- Chest Radiograph Findings and Time to Culture Conversion in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis and HIV in Tugela Ferry, South AfricaJames C M Brust
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e73975. 2013....
- Tuberculosis and HIV-needed: a new paradigm for the control and management of linked epidemicsSimon J Tsiouris
Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Epidemiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
MedGenMed 9:62. 2007
- Delayed presentation for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care among veterans: a problem of access or screening?Neel R Gandhi
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Med Care 45:1105-9. 2007..Others argue that delays will persist until routine screening is adopted. The Veterans Health Administration (VA) is a unique laboratory to examine whether access to comprehensive health benefits results in earlier entry into HIV care...
- Validation of an algorithm to identify antiretroviral-naïve status at time of entry into a large, observational cohort of HIV-infected patientsNeel R Gandhi
Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA Departments of Epidemiology, Global Health, and Infectious Diseases, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1019-25. 2013..Knowledge of ART treatment history is important when ascertaining the long-term impact of medications, co-morbidities, or adverse reactions on HIV outcomes...