Jason R Andrews

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of an electricity-free, culture-based approach for detecting typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia during enteric fever in a high burden, resource-limited setting
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2292. 2013
  2. pmc Modeling the role of public transportation in sustaining tuberculosis transmission in South Africa
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:556-61. 2013
  3. pmc Projecting the benefits of antiretroviral therapy for HIV prevention: the impact of population mobility and linkage to care
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:543-51. 2012
  4. pmc Risk of progression to active tuberculosis following reinfection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:784-91. 2012
  5. pmc Transmission dynamics and control of cholera in Haiti: an epidemic model
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lancet 377:1248-55. 2011
  6. pmc The cost-effectiveness of routine tuberculosis screening with Xpert MTB/RIF prior to initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a model-based analysis
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    AIDS 26:987-95. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Integrating social contact and environmental data in evaluating tuberculosis transmission in a South african township
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
    J Infect Dis 210:597-603. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: screening and treatment strategies
    Kartik K Venkatesh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Drugs 71:1133-52. 2011
  9. pmc Social and news media enable estimation of epidemiological patterns early in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:39-45. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Simple questionnaire and urine reagent strips compared to microscopy for the diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium in a community in northern Ghana
    Isaac I Bogoch
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Division of Laboratory Medicine, Tamale Teaching Hospital, Tamale, Ghana Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1217-21. 2012

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Evaluation of an electricity-free, culture-based approach for detecting typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia during enteric fever in a high burden, resource-limited setting
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2292. 2013
    ..This approach involves the use of an electricity-free incubator based upon use of phase-change materials. We compared this against conventional blood culture for detection of typhoidal Salmonella...
  2. pmc Modeling the role of public transportation in sustaining tuberculosis transmission in South Africa
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:556-61. 2013
    ..Given its poor ventilation and high respiratory contact rates, public transportation may play a critical role in sustaining tuberculosis transmission in South African cities...
  3. pmc Projecting the benefits of antiretroviral therapy for HIV prevention: the impact of population mobility and linkage to care
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:543-51. 2012
    ..The debate about ART as prevention has focused largely on parameter values. We aimed to evaluate structural assumptions regarding linkage to care and population mobility, which have received less attention...
  4. pmc Risk of progression to active tuberculosis following reinfection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:784-91. 2012
    ..The extent to which latent tuberculosis infection reduces the risk of progressive disease following reexposure and reinfection is not known. Indirect estimates from population models have been highly variable...
  5. pmc Transmission dynamics and control of cholera in Haiti: an epidemic model
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lancet 377:1248-55. 2011
    ..We used a mathematical model of the epidemic to provide projections of future morbidity and mortality, and to produce comparative estimates of the effects of proposed interventions...
  6. pmc The cost-effectiveness of routine tuberculosis screening with Xpert MTB/RIF prior to initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a model-based analysis
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    AIDS 26:987-95. 2012
    ..Such patients are usually screened by symptoms and sputum smear, which have poor sensitivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Integrating social contact and environmental data in evaluating tuberculosis transmission in a South african township
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
    J Infect Dis 210:597-603. 2014
    ..Population models of tuberculosis transmission have not accounted for social contact structure and the role of the environment in which tuberculosis is transmitted...
  8. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: screening and treatment strategies
    Kartik K Venkatesh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Drugs 71:1133-52. 2011
    ..Recent findings and ongoing studies will assist clinicians in managing the prevention and treatment of TB and HIV co-infection, which remains a major global health challenge...
  9. pmc Social and news media enable estimation of epidemiological patterns early in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:39-45. 2012
    ..04 to 1.51 (informal) and 1.06 to 1.73 (official) when Hurricane Tomas afflicted Haiti. Informal data can be used complementarily with official data in an outbreak setting to get timely estimates of disease dynamics...
  10. doi request reprint Simple questionnaire and urine reagent strips compared to microscopy for the diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium in a community in northern Ghana
    Isaac I Bogoch
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Division of Laboratory Medicine, Tamale Teaching Hospital, Tamale, Ghana Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1217-21. 2012
    ..To evaluate the utility of a simple questionnaire and urine reagent strip testing for the rapid diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium in rural northern Ghana...
  11. pmc Predictors of multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a high HIV prevalence community
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15735. 2010
    ..Identifying clinical predictors of drug resistance may aid in risk stratification for earlier treatment and infection control...