C T Bautista

Summary

Affiliation: Division of Retrovirology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Epidemiology and spatial analysis of malaria in the Northern Peruvian Amazon
    Christian T Bautista
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1216-22. 2006
  2. ncbi An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex infection in the US military health care system associated with military operations in Iraq
    Paul Scott
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20850, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1577-84. 2007
  3. pmc Serum IgG antibody response to the protective antigen (PA) of Bacillus anthracis induced by anthrax vaccine adsorbed (AVA) among U.S. military personnel
    Darrell E Singer
    Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, MD, USA
    Vaccine 26:869-73. 2008
  4. pmc First report of an HIV-1 triple recombinant of subtypes B, C and F in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, Piso 11, C1121ABG, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Retrovirology 3:59. 2006
  5. ncbi Immigration status and HIV-risk related behaviors among female sex workers in South America
    Christian T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:195-201. 2008
  6. ncbi HIV incidence trends among white and african-american active duty United States Army personnel (1986-2003)
    Christian T Bautista
    Division of Retrovirology, US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:351-5. 2006
  7. pmc Seroprevalence of and risk factors for HIV-1 infection among female commercial sex workers in South America
    C T Bautista
    U S Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and the Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:311-6. 2006
  8. doi Effects of duration of injection drug use and age at first injection on HCV among IDU in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Christian T Bautista
    U S Military HIV Research Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Division of Retrovirology, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:336-41. 2010
  9. ncbi Geographic mapping of HIV infection among civilian applicants for United States military service
    Christian T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program, Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Place 14:608-15. 2008
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of and risk factors for HIV-1 infection among South American men who have sex with men
    C T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program and Henry M Jackson Foundation, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:498-504. 2004

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. ncbi Epidemiology and spatial analysis of malaria in the Northern Peruvian Amazon
    Christian T Bautista
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1216-22. 2006
    ..Modest targeted control efforts directed at identified high-risk areas may have significant impact on malaria transmission in this region...
  2. ncbi An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex infection in the US military health care system associated with military operations in Iraq
    Paul Scott
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20850, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1577-84. 2007
    ..We investigated an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex infection among US service members injured in Iraq...
  3. pmc Serum IgG antibody response to the protective antigen (PA) of Bacillus anthracis induced by anthrax vaccine adsorbed (AVA) among U.S. military personnel
    Darrell E Singer
    Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, MD, USA
    Vaccine 26:869-73. 2008
    ..95 microg/mL and 45.5%, respectively. The forth dose elicited 100% seroconversion compared to the pre-immunization level. These results should facilitate comparison between different immunization schedules and new vaccines...
  4. pmc First report of an HIV-1 triple recombinant of subtypes B, C and F in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, Piso 11, C1121ABG, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Retrovirology 3:59. 2006
    ..This study reported for the first time the full genome analysis of a triple recombinant between subtypes B, C and F, that combines in one virus the three most common subtypes in South America...
  5. ncbi Immigration status and HIV-risk related behaviors among female sex workers in South America
    Christian T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:195-201. 2008
    ..HIV-related sexual and drug use behaviors were more common among immigrant FSW in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Uruguay. Country-specific HIV/STI prevention and control programs should be developed for immigrant FSW populations in South America...
  6. ncbi HIV incidence trends among white and african-american active duty United States Army personnel (1986-2003)
    Christian T Bautista
    Division of Retrovirology, US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:351-5. 2006
    ..To analyze HIV incidence rate (IR) trends among white and African-American active duty US Army personnel between 1986 and 2003...
  7. pmc Seroprevalence of and risk factors for HIV-1 infection among female commercial sex workers in South America
    C T Bautista
    U S Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and the Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:311-6. 2006
    ..Assessment of HIV prevalence and associated risk behaviours among female commercial sex workers (FCSW) across major cities in South America...
  8. doi Effects of duration of injection drug use and age at first injection on HCV among IDU in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Christian T Bautista
    U S Military HIV Research Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Division of Retrovirology, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:336-41. 2010
    ..Duration of injection and young age at first injection are common risk factors for HCV in IDU populations. The association of HCV with these time factors was analyzed...
  9. ncbi Geographic mapping of HIV infection among civilian applicants for United States military service
    Christian T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program, Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Place 14:608-15. 2008
    ..Among African-Americans, three HIV spatial clusters were found: New York/New Jersey, Washington DC/Virginia, and south and central California. The South accounted for a significant proportion of HIV-infected African-American applicants...
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of and risk factors for HIV-1 infection among South American men who have sex with men
    C T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program and Henry M Jackson Foundation, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:498-504. 2004
    ..Seeking better understanding of risk behaviours in this region, we determined the seroprevalence, potential risk factors, and geographic distribution of HIV-1 among groups of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  11. doi Sexual practices, drug use behaviors, and prevalence of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and HTLV-1/2 in immigrant and non-immigrant female sex workers in Argentina
    Christian T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 1 Taft Court, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:99-104. 2009
    ..To study socio-demographics, sexual practices, drug use behaviors, and prevalences of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 in immigrant (foreigner) and non-immigrant (local/native) female sex workers (FSW)...
  12. ncbi Trends in HIV prevalence among white and African-American civilian applicants for United States Military Service, 1985 to 2003
    Christian T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and the Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:68-74. 2006
    ..These data suggest that despite the overall consistent decreases in HIV prevalence from the 1980s to the late 1990s, an increase in HIV prevalence has taken place older African-American and white subgroups in more recent years...
  13. doi Herpes simplex virus type 2 and HIV infection among US military personnel: implications for health prevention programmes
    C T Bautista
    US Military HIV Research Program, Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research WRAIR, Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:634-7. 2009
    ..Identifying HSV-2 infections may afford the opportunity to provide targeted behavioural interventions that could decrease the incidence of HIV infections in the US military population; further studies are needed...
  14. ncbi Epidemiology of transfusion-transmitted infections among multi-transfused patients in seven hospitals in Peru
    V A Laguna-Torres
    Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    J Clin Virol 34:S61-8. 2005
    ..Prevalence and risk factors vary by geographic location and by the specific TTI (including HIV-1, HBV, HCV and HTLV-I)...
  15. doi Molecular characterization of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 among children in Lima, Peru
    A G Carrión
    U S Naval Medical Research Center Detachment NMRCD, Lima, Peru
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:833-5. 2009
    ..Understanding the origin, diversity, and spread of HIV strains worldwide will be necessary for the development of an effective vaccine that targets pediatric populations throughout the world...
  16. doi HIV-1 incidence rates and risk factors in agricultural workers and dependents in rural Kenya: 36-month follow-up of the Kericho HIV cohort study
    Douglas N Shaffer
    US Military HIV Research Program, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:514-21. 2010
    ..We report 36-month HIV-1 incidence rates and demographic and psychosocial risks from the Kericho cohort in rural Kenya's southern Rift Valley Province...
  17. ncbi Association of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and syphilis with human immunodeficiency virus infection among men who have sex with men in Peru
    Javier R Lama
    Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Ministry of Health of Peru, Lima, Peru
    J Infect Dis 194:1459-66. 2006
    ..We evaluated associations between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection, and syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Peru...
  18. doi Short communication: HIV type 1 genetic diversity among tea plantation workers in Kericho, Kenya
    Miguel A Arroyo
    Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research U S Military HIV Research Program MHRP, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:1061-4. 2009
    ..6), respectively. In conclusion, our results suggest that there is considerable heterogeneity with respect to HIV-1 subtype diversity in this population that should be considered in the planning for future vaccine trials in the region...
  19. ncbi Epidemiology of HIV-1 infection in agricultural plantation residents in Kericho, Kenya: preparation for vaccine feasibility studies
    Warren B Sateren
    US Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research WRAIR, Division of Retrovirology, and the Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement Military Medicine, Inc, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:102-6. 2006
    ..HIV prevention efforts have been implemented, along with further research to characterize this population for future cohort feasibility studies and HIV-1 vaccine efficacy trials...
  20. ncbi Neurocysticercosis: association between seizures, serology, and brain CT in rural Peru
    S M Montano
    School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Neurology 65:229-33. 2005
    ..Although NCC is commonly seen in individuals with seizures in endemic areas, its role as a cause of epilepsy has been questioned on the basis of the poor methodology of published studies...
  21. doi Prevalence of lifetime abortion and methods of contraception among female sex workers in Bogota, Colombia
    Christian T Bautista
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru, Unit 3800 APO AA 3403
    Contraception 77:209-13. 2008
    ..The primary objective was to estimate the lifetime prevalence of abortion and the secondary objective was to describe the use of contraceptive methods among female sex workers (FSW) in Bogota, Colombia...
  22. pmc Tuberculosis mortality, drug resistance, and infectiousness in patients with and without HIV infection in Peru
    Vivian Kawai
    Asociacion Benefica PRISMA, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1027-33. 2006
    ..Furthermore, early and rapid tuberculosis drug-susceptibility testing and infection control are required so that MDRTB can be appropriately treated early enough to reduce mortality and transmission...
  23. ncbi Short report: High incidence of shigellosis among Peruvian soldiers deployed in the Amazon River basin
    Franca R Jones
    U S Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, American Embassy, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:663-5. 2004
    ..Peruvian soldiers may be an excellent population in which to test the efficacy of S. flexneri vaccines in advanced development...
  24. ncbi Clinical correlates of tuberculosis co-infection in HIV-infected children hospitalized in Peru
    Maria E Ramirez-Cardich
    Asociación Benéfica Proyectos en Informática, Salud, Medicina, y Agricultura A B PRISMA, Lima, Peru
    Int J Infect Dis 10:278-81. 2006
    ..The aim of this preliminary study was to investigate the prevalence and clinical correlates of TB-related illness among HIV-infected children admitted to an infectious diseases ward in Peru, a country where TB is highly endemic...
  25. ncbi Spatial clustering and epidemiological aspects of visceral leishmaniasis in two endemic villages, Baringo District, Kenya
    Jeffrey R Ryan
    Department of Entomology, Division of Communicable Diseases and Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:308-17. 2006
    ..This study suggests that disease control efforts could be focused on elimination of sand fly habitat, placement of domestic animal enclosures, and targeted use of insecticides...
  26. pmc Environmental exposure and leptospirosis, Peru
    Michael A S Johnson
    Asociacion Benefica PRISMA, Lima, Peru
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1016-22. 2004
    ..Human exposure to Leptospira in the Iquitos region is high, likely related both to the ubiquity of leptospires in the environment and human behavior conducive to transmission from infected zoonotic sources...
  27. ncbi First case of HIV Type 1 subtype F among men who have sex with men in Colombia
    Lindsay Eyzaguirre
    U S Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and the Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement Military Medicine, Inc, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:808-11. 2006
    ..The specimen that is subtype F in pol and subtype B in env is likely to be is either a recombinant or a dual infection. In this study, we identify the HIV F subtype for the first time in Colombia...
  28. pmc Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection and early neurologic development: a pilot study of 48 children
    S M Montano
    Instituto de Ciencias Neurologicas, Lima, Peru
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1079-82. 2004
    ..Compared with 38 HTLV-1-seronegative children, the 10 seropositive children did not have higher rates of neurodevelopmental delay. Long-term follow-up is planned...
  29. pmc Malaria rapid diagnostic devices: performance characteristics of the ParaSight F device determined in a multisite field study
    J R Forney
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D C, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2884-90. 2001
    ..of asexual parasites per microliter of whole blood), sensitivities were 83% (>0 to 500 parasites/microl), 87% (501 to 1,000/microl), 98% (1,001 to 5,000/microl), and 98% (>5,000/microl). Device specificity was 86%...
  30. ncbi Randomized, double-blind, phase III, pivotal field trial of the comparative immunogenicity, safety, and tolerability of two yellow fever 17D vaccines (Arilvax and YF-VAX) in healthy infants and children in Peru
    Vivian E Belmusto-Worn
    U S Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:189-97. 2005
    ..There were no treatment-related serious AEs. This is the first randomized, double-blind comparison of two YF vaccines in a pediatric population; both vaccines were shown to be highly immunogenic and well-tolerated...
  31. ncbi Helicobacter pylori reinfection is common in Peruvian adults after antibiotic eradication therapy
    Giselle Soto
    Asociacion Benefica PRISMA, Lima, Peru
    J Infect Dis 188:1263-75. 2003
    ..Although eradication with antibiotics was successful, the high rate of reinfection suggests that treatment is unlikely to have a lasting public health effect in this setting...
  32. ncbi Association between vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and response to treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Daniel E Roth
    Asociación Benéfica Proyectos en Informática, Salud, Medicina y Agricultura, Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru
    J Infect Dis 190:920-7. 2004
    ..Polymorphisms in the gene that encodes the vitamin D receptor (VDR) may influence the host response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection...
  33. ncbi Effect of dengue-1 antibodies on American dengue-2 viral infection and dengue haemorrhagic fever
    Tadeusz J Kochel
    Department of Virology, Naval Medical Research Centre Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Lancet 360:310-2. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Effect of maternal anemia at high altitude on infant hematocrit and oxygenation
    Maria E Ramirez-Cardich
    Asociación Benéfica Proyectos en Informática, Salud, Medicina y Agricultura A B PRISMA, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:420-4. 2004
    ..At high altitudes, infants from mothers with anemia have higher hematocrits than those born to non-anemic mothers...
  35. ncbi Seroincidence and phylogeny of human immunodeficiency virus infections in a cohort of commercial sex workers in Montevideo, Uruguay
    Jose Vinoles
    HIV AIDS National Control Program, and Department of Laboratories of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:495-500. 2005
    ..Male transvestite CSWs sustained a high rate of HIV infection. Larger prospective studies are required to better define subtypes and associated sexual and drug-related risk factors...
  36. ncbi Buenos Aires cohort of men who have sex with men: prevalence, incidence, risk factors, and molecular genotyping of HIV type 1
    Marcela Segura
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1322-9. 2007
    ..Retention rates and HIV incidence rate were high. These data should be considered as a promising potential population for HIV vaccine trials...
  37. doi Human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis in Argentina: prevalence, genotypes and risk factors
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, Piso 11, C1121ABG, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Microbiol 57:190-7. 2008
    ..Collaboration between TB and HIV programmes seems to be the best approach to decrease the incidence of these diseases, especially in high-prevalence HIV settings...
  38. ncbi Low prevalence and increased household clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in high altitude villages in Peru
    Susan Olender
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:721-7. 2003
    ..The mechanism by which TST-positivity prevalence is decreased at high altitude is unknown, but may reflect relative hypoxia, low humidity, or an increased ultraviolet effect...
  39. pmc Devices for rapid diagnosis of Malaria: evaluation of prototype assays that detect Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 and a Plasmodium vivax-specific antigen
    J Russ Forney
    United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2358-66. 2003
    ..vivax were 0.8907 and 0.8522, respectively. These findings indicate that assays for rapid diagnosis have the potential to enhance diagnostic capabilities in those instances in which skilled microscopy is not readily available...
  40. ncbi Prevalences, genotypes, and risk factors for HIV transmission in South America
    Silvia M Montano
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment Lima, Peru
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:57-64. 2005
    ..A renewed effort in controlling STIs, especially among MSM groups, could significantly lessen the impact of the HIV epidemic in South America...
  41. ncbi The protective effect of circumcision on HIV incidence in rural low-risk men circumcised predominantly by traditional circumcisers in Kenya: two-year follow-up of the Kericho HIV Cohort Study
    Douglas N Shaffer
    US Army Medical Research Unit, Walter Reed Project HIV Program, Kericho, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:371-9. 2007
    ..Data from prospective cohort studies are helpful in considering generalizability of RCT results to populations with unique epidemiologic/cultural characteristics...
  42. ncbi High HIV prevalence and risk factors among injection drug users in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2003-2004
    Jose L Sanchez
    The Anteon Corporation, 321 Ballenger Center Drive, Suite 200, Frederick, MD 21703, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:S15-22. 2006
    ..To determine HIV prevalence and potential associations with sociodemographic and behavioral factors among injection drug users (IDUs) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan...
  43. ncbi Utilization of contraception and abortion and its relationship to HIV infection among female sex workers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Contraception 74:318-23. 2006
    ..This study aimed to describe reported contraceptive and abortion utilization and their relationship to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among female sex workers (FSW) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan...
  44. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of condom use and HIV testing among female sex workers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan: implications for HIV transmission
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0622, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:435-42. 2007
    ..Low rates of condom use, particularly by those with risky drug behaviors, indicate that targeted risk-reduction interventions are urgently needed...
  45. ncbi HTLV-1/2 among high-risk groups in Argentina: molecular diagnosis and prevalence of different sexual transmitted infections
    Carolina A Berini
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitología e Immunología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Virol 79:1914-20. 2007
    ..6%, 25/27), and HBV (77.8%, 21/27), respectively. In summary, HTLV-1/2 infections appear to be widely distributed among high-risk groups in a nonendemic area of Argentina being the co-infection with HBV and HCV more frequent among IDUs...
  46. ncbi Short report: HIV infection among commercial sex workers and injecting drug users in the Czech Republic
    Marie Bruckova
    National Reference Laboratory on AIDS, Prague, The Czech Republic
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1017-20. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of human immunodeficiency virus infection among female sex workers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0622, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:496-501. 2006
    ..To assess prevalence of and correlates to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among female sex workers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan...
  48. ncbi Epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus, viral hepatitis (B and C), treponema pallidum, and human T-cell lymphotropic I/II virus among men who have sex with men in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Sex Transm Dis 33:307-13. 2006
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STI) are prevalent among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  49. ncbi Drug-resistance surveillance among newly HIV-1 diagnosed individuals in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Dario A Dilernia
    National Reference Center for AIDS, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    AIDS 21:1355-60. 2007
    ..Our objective was to estimate primary resistance in an urban setting in a developing country with a long history of antiretroviral delivery and high coverage levels...
  50. ncbi Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and high-risk sexual behaviors in heterosexual couples attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Peru
    Amy Nelson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:344-61. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infection (STIs) in heterosexual couples and the sexual behaviors associated with their acquisition...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female commercial sex workers in Argentina
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:233-8. 2006
    ..5%) subjects. FSWs in Argentina are exposed to HIV and other STIs due to high-risk sexual and illegal drug use behavior. Renewed efforts are necessary to intervene effectively in this high-risk population...
  52. ncbi Comparison of four commercial screening assays for the diagnosis of human T-cell lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2
    Carolina A Berini
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitología e Immunología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, Piso 11, C1121ABG Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Virol Methods 147:322-7. 2008
    ..These results should be considered for choosing the most accurate serological screening assays in order to obtain an optimal efficiency of the current algorithm for HTLV-1/2 diagnosis...
  53. ncbi Comparison of altitude effect on Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection between rural and urban communities in Peru
    Mayuko Saito
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:49-54. 2006
    ..The effect of population concentration and increased contact with active TB overwhelmed the protective effect of altitude in urban highlands. Highland cities require the same preventive efforts against TB as non-highland communities...
  54. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals in Medellin, Colombia
    Gloria I Sanchez
    Grupo Infección y Cáncer, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:674-7. 2006
    ..The predominance of subtype B genotypes of HIV-1 strains in Medellín resembles what is seen in the nearby countries of Peru, Ecuador, and Venezuela...