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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...