William Worodria

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Publications

  1. pmc Antiretroviral treatment-associated tuberculosis in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients starting ART
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Mulago Hospital, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    Clin Dev Immunol 2011:758350. 2011
  2. pmc The role of speciation in positive Lowenstein-Jensen culture isolates from a high tuberculosis burden country
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e27017. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Clinical spectrum, risk factors and outcome of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in patients with tuberculosis-HIV coinfection
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Antivir Ther 17:841-8. 2012
  4. pmc Role of interferon-gamma release assays in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with advanced HIV infection
    Adithya Cattamanchi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:75. 2010
  5. pmc Comparison of rapid tests for detection of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Sam Ogwang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:139. 2009
  6. pmc Sensitivity of direct versus concentrated sputum smear microscopy in HIV-infected patients suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis
    Adithya Cattamanchi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:53. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of mortality and the effect of tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in a cohort of TB/HIV patients commencing antiretroviral therapy
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:32-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Coping with TB immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
    William Worodria
    Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine Infectious Disease Institute, Mulago Hospital, PO Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    Expert Rev Respir Med 3:147-52. 2009
  9. pmc Clinical significance of normal chest radiographs among HIV-seropositive patients with suspected tuberculosis in Uganda
    Samuel D Yoo
    Department of Medicine, Mulago Hospital, Makerere University MU MU UCSF Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    Respirology 16:836-41. 2011
  10. pmc Prevalence and outcomes of cryptococcal antigenemia in HIV-seropositive patients hospitalized for suspected tuberculosis in Uganda
    Alfred O Andama
    Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:189-94. 2013

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Publications16

  1. pmc Antiretroviral treatment-associated tuberculosis in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients starting ART
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Mulago Hospital, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    Clin Dev Immunol 2011:758350. 2011
    ..In conclusion, with systematic TB screening (including culture and chest X-ray), the incidence of ART-associated TB is relatively low in settings with high HIV and TB prevalence...
  2. pmc The role of speciation in positive Lowenstein-Jensen culture isolates from a high tuberculosis burden country
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e27017. 2011
    ..To determine the need for routine speciation of positive Lowenstein-Jensen mycobacterial cultures in HIV-infected patients suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical spectrum, risk factors and outcome of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in patients with tuberculosis-HIV coinfection
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Antivir Ther 17:841-8. 2012
    ..Here, we aimed to determine the clinical spectrum, predictors and outcomes of paradoxical tuberculosis-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (TB-IRIS) in a resource-limited setting...
  4. pmc Role of interferon-gamma release assays in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with advanced HIV infection
    Adithya Cattamanchi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:75. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine the accuracy of a commercial IGRA for diagnosis of active tuberculosis in HIV-infected persons...
  5. pmc Comparison of rapid tests for detection of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Sam Ogwang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:139. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the feasibility of implementing technology for rapid detection of rifampicin resistance in a high disease burden setting in Africa...
  6. pmc Sensitivity of direct versus concentrated sputum smear microscopy in HIV-infected patients suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis
    Adithya Cattamanchi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:53. 2009
    ..Sputum concentration increases the sensitivity of smear microscopy for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB), but few studies have investigated this method in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of mortality and the effect of tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in a cohort of TB/HIV patients commencing antiretroviral therapy
    William Worodria
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:32-7. 2011
    ..Tuberculosis-HIV (TB-HIV) coinfection remains an important cause of mortality in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs. In a cohort of TB-HIV-coinfected patients starting ART, we examined the incidence and predictors of early mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Coping with TB immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
    William Worodria
    Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine Infectious Disease Institute, Mulago Hospital, PO Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    Expert Rev Respir Med 3:147-52. 2009
    ..TB IRIS complicates the treatment and care for HIV-TB-coinfected patients. In this paper, we discuss some aspects of pathogenesis and options for the treatment and prevention of TB IRIS...
  9. pmc Clinical significance of normal chest radiographs among HIV-seropositive patients with suspected tuberculosis in Uganda
    Samuel D Yoo
    Department of Medicine, Mulago Hospital, Makerere University MU MU UCSF Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    Respirology 16:836-41. 2011
    ..The frequency, aetiologies and outcomes of normal chest radiographs (CXRs) among HIV-seropositive patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) have been infrequently described...
  10. pmc Prevalence and outcomes of cryptococcal antigenemia in HIV-seropositive patients hospitalized for suspected tuberculosis in Uganda
    Alfred O Andama
    Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:189-94. 2013
    ..However, limited information is available on the prevalence and outcomes of cryptococcal antigenemia among hospitalized HIV-seropositive patients in sub-Saharan Africa...
  11. pmc Oral antimicrobial rinse to reduce mycobacterial culture contamination among tuberculosis suspects in Uganda: a prospective study
    Nelson Kalema
    Makerere University University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 7:e38888. 2012
    ..We evaluated the effect of an anti-microbial and an anti-fungal oral rinse prior to expectoration on culture-contamination rates...
  12. pmc The prevalence and clinical course of HIV-associated pulmonary cryptococcosis in Uganda
    Samuel Deok-jong Yoo
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:269-74. 2010
    ..The prevalence and clinical course of pulmonary cryptococcosis in Sub-Saharan Africa are not well described...
  13. pmc Evaluation of in-house PCR for diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital Complex, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 5:487. 2012
    ..Two smear-negative sputum samples were obtained from each PTB suspect and processed simultaneously for identification of MTBC using in-house PCR and LJ culture...
  14. pmc Causes of early mortality in HIV-infected TB suspects in an East African referral hospital
    Rachel Kyeyune
    Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:446-50. 2010
    ..Data on the etiology of fatal respiratory diseases are largely based on autopsy studies. We evaluated causes of pneumonia associated with early mortality among hospitalized HIV-infected patients in Kampala, Uganda...
  15. pmc Overt diabetes mellitus among newly diagnosed Ugandan tuberculosis patients: a cross sectional study
    Davis Kibirige
    Department of Medicine, St, Raphael of St, Francis hospital Nsambya, P O Box 7146, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 13:122. 2013
    ..Currently, diabetes mellitus is one of the recognised risk factors of tuberculosis. No study has reported the magnitude of diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients in Uganda, one of the countries with a high burden of tuberculosis...
  16. doi request reprint Destructive rib lesions in an HIV sero-negative male: an unusual presentation of tuberculosis in a high tuberculosis prevalence setting
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Doct 42:217-8. 2012
    ..This case report emphasizes the importance of a high index of suspicion of TB in patients presenting with destructive bone lesions in regions with high prevalence of TB...