Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
- HIV testing practices among New England college health centersNilay Patel
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, 1125 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, USA
AIDS Res Ther 10:8. 2013..The purpose of this study was to evaluate testing practices for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on college campuses...
- A success story: HIV prevention for injection drug users in Rhode IslandCurt G Beckwith
Brown Medical School, Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:34. 2006..To examine trends in IDU-related new HIV diagnoses in RI, we performed a retrospective analysis of new HIV diagnoses according to HIV risk factor from 1990-2003...
- Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV preventionTimothy P Flanigan
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S78-83. 2010..Jail-based screening of infectious diseases, especially for HIV and STIs, in conjunction with treatment and linkage to community care has thus far been a neglected component of HIV prevention among high-risk communities...
- HIV and infectious disease care in jails and prisons: breaking down the walls with the help of academic medicineTimothy P Flanigan
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and TheMiriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 120:73-83. 2009....
- Use of community-based, directly observed therapy for HIV infection: lessons learned for treatment of hepatitis C virus infectionTimothy P Flanigan
Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Clin Infect Dis 40:S346-8. 2005..DOT can both optimize adherence and provide a way to offer psychosocial support and linkages to social, addiction, psychiatric, and other services, to help address many of the challenges faced by persons with substance abuse disorders...
- Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)--plus: next steps to enhance HAART in resource-limited areas?Timothy P Flanigan
Department of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:1499-501. 2007
- Modified directly observed therapy for the treatment of HIV-seropositive substance users: lessons learned from a pilot studyGrace E Macalino
Department of Community Health, Providence, RI 02913, USA
Clin Infect Dis 38:S393-7. 2004..Tapering the intensity of visits with maximum flexibility was necessary to enhance the acceptability of the program to participants...
- Correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among at-risk adolescents and young adultsCelia M Lescano
Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1131-6. 2009....
- The feasibility of implementing the HIV seek, test, and treat strategy in jailsCurt Beckwith
1 Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
AIDS Patient Care STDS 28:183-7. 2014....
- Implementation of routine HIV testing in an acute care hospital in Rhode Island: a nurse-initiated opt-out pilot projectJoanne F Costello
Rhode Island College School of Nursing, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 24:460-8. 2013..The SORT pilot involves collaboration with interdisciplinary partners and education of unit nurses. ..
- What's God got to do with it? Engaging African-American faith-based institutions in HIV preventionAmy Nunn
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Glob Public Health 8:258-69. 2013..African-American faith-based institutions have a critical role to play in raising awareness about the HIV/AIDS epidemic and reducing racial disparities in HIV infection...
- Sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis in men with a history of incarcerationJames Sosman
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Sex Transm Dis 38:634-9. 2011..Many prisons offer screening, treatment, and vaccination services; however, little is known about the rates of these infections in men after release to the community...
- Development of opportunistic infections after diagnosis of active tuberculosis in HIV-infected patientsAwewura Kwara
Department of Medicine Infectious Disease, Miriam Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:341-7. 2004..From our limited experience based on this case series, we recommend early initiation of HAART in coinfected patients with CD4 cell counts less than 100 cells per microliter...
- A randomized clinical trial of community-based directly observed therapy as an adherence intervention for HAART among substance usersGrace E Macalino
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
AIDS 21:1473-7. 2007..Adherence interventions for HAART can impact challenging populations, such as active substance users. Community-based modified directly observed therapy (MDOT) is a promising approach that needs to be critically evaluated...
- Directly observed therapy for HIV/tuberculosis co-infectionMark N Lurie
International Health Institute, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Lancet Infect Dis 4:137-8. 2004
- The importance of routine HIV testing in the incarcerated population: the Rhode Island experienceAmar A Desai
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 14:45-52. 2002..These differences may reflect barriers to health care access that other community initiatives have failed to address...
- African American patient experiences with a rapid HIV testing program in an urban public clinicAmy Nunn
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 104:5-13. 2012..Philadelphia recently introduced a citywide rapid HIV testing program in public clinics...
- Directly observed therapy for the treatment of people with human immunodeficiency virus infection: a work in progressJennifer Adelson Mitty
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
Clin Infect Dis 34:984-90. 2002..This review provides an account of the preliminary development of DOT programs for the treatment of HIV-infected individuals...
- HIV, STD, and hepatitis risk behaviors of young men before and after incarcerationK M Morrow
The Miriam Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, USA
AIDS Care 21:235-43. 2009..These young men are at sexual risk of HIV, STD and hepatitis infection after release from prison. Interventions are needed to prevent this population from acquiring and transmitting HIV, STD and hepatitis...
- Condom use among high-risk adolescents: anticipation of partner disapproval and less pleasure associated with not using condomsLarry K Brown
Rhode Island Hospital, CORO West, Ste 204, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Public Health Rep 123:601-7. 2008..We determined the association of demographic, psychosocial, and contextual factors with condom use among a large community sample of at-risk adolescents recruited from four locations in the U.S...
- Directly observed antiretroviral therapy to reduce genital tract and plasma HIV-1 RNA in women with poor adherenceJoseph I Harwell
Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
AIDS 17:1990-3. 2003..6 log10 copies/ml) CVL HIV-1-RNA levels by 3 months and undetectable plasma HIV-1-RNA levels by 6 months. The mean CD4 cell increase was 76 cells/mm3. DOT appears effective and may reduce infectiousness in this high-risk population...
- Bacterial pneumonia, HIV therapy, and disease progression among HIV-infected women in the HIV epidemiologic research (HER) studyRakhi Kohli
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:90-8. 2006....
- Retention in Care of HIV-Positive Postpartum Females in Kumasi, GhanaRebecca Reece
Department of Infectious Diseases, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University Providence, RI, USA
J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 15:406-11. 2016..Despite the success of prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs, transition to care in the postpartum period is vulnerable to being lost to care...
- Acceptance of HIV testing among African-American college students at a historically black university in the southNanetta S Payne
Department of Psychology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 98:1912-6. 2006..Thus, this study sought to investigate the acceptability of rapid HIV testing among African-American college students in a nontraditional setting on a historically black college/university (HBCU) campus...
- Apathy is associated with volume of the nucleus accumbens in patients infected with HIVRobert H Paul
Brown Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:167-71. 2005..By contrast, ratings of depression were unrelated to either apathy or nucleus accumbens volume. These findings provide preliminary evidence that apathy reflects direct involvement of the central nervous system in patients with HIV...
- The use of community-based modified directly observed therapy for the treatment of HIV-infected personsJennifer A Mitty
The Brown University Medical School and the Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:545-50. 2005..These results support that MDOT should be included in the spectrum of options available to enhance adherence to HAART among patients who are unsuccessful with self-administration of their medications...
- Feasibility and acceptability of rapid HIV testing in jailCurt G Beckwith
Division of Infectious Diseases, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:41-7. 2007..In this population of jail detainees, rapid HIV testing was feasible and highly acceptable. Further studies are needed to successfully incorporate rapid HIV testing into jail HIV screening programs...
- Lipid changes in patients initiating efavirenz- and indinavir-based antiretroviral regimensKaren T Tashima
Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
HIV Clin Trials 4:29-36. 2003..To evaluate nonfasting lipid levels in a large cohort of patients on three HAART regimens: efavirenz + zidovudine + lamivudine (EFV+ZDV+3TC), efavirenz + indinavir (EFV+IDV), and indinavir + zidovudine + lamivudine (IDV+ZDV+3TC)...
- Apathy correlates with cognitive function but not CD4 status in patients with human immunodeficiency virusRobert Paul
Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Center for AIDS Research and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:114-8. 2005..As such, the increased prevalence of apathy among HIV-infected adults may reflect HIV-associated neurologic dysfunction...
- Point of view: the rapid spread of HIV among minority communities in the United States: a call to actionEmma M Simmons
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Med Health R I 86:83-5. 2003
- Human immunodeficiency virus in correctional facilities: a reviewAnne Spaulding
Division of Infectious Disease, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Clin Infect Dis 35:305-12. 2002..A link between area HIV specialists and correctional health care providers is an important partnership for ensuring that HIV-infected patients have optimal care both inside prison and after release...
- Community-based interventions for marginalized populationsJennifer Adelson Mitty
Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Clin Infect Dis 38:S373-5. 2004
- HIV risk behavior before and after HIV counseling and testing in jail: a pilot studyCurt G Beckwith
Division of Infections Diseases, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:485-90. 2010..We conducted a pilot study to investigate the feasibility of comparing the effect of different approaches to HIV C&T in jail on subsequent HIV risk behaviors among persons testing HIV negative...
- Acceptability of sexually transmitted infection screening among women in short-term substance abuse treatmentMichelle A Lally
Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Sex Transm Dis 29:752-5. 2002..Substance abuse treatment centers provide an opportunity to offer sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening to a high-risk and hard-to-reach population...
- Directly observed therapy (DOT) for individuals with HIV: successes and challengesJennifer Adelson Mitty
Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
MedGenMed 5:30. 2003..As we continue to gain more experience with observed therapy, we will be able to better identify the key components for a successful intervention...
- A review of the case for hepatitis B vaccination of high-risk adultsJosiah D Rich
The Miriam Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Am J Med 114:316-8. 2003..A clear national objective and federal funding for vaccinating high-risk adults are needed...
- Routine testing for HIV in the United States: the intersection between recommendations and practiceEmma Simmons
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:79-83. 2006..In order not to stigmatize any specific risk group, nor to miss any patients who are unable to be identified as being "at high risk," routine testing in the primary care setting should be encouraged...
- Young incarcerated men's perceptions of and experiences with HIV testingDeborah Kacanek
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1209-15. 2007..HIV testing programs for young men inside or outside prison should address barriers to HIV testing, communicate the meaning and extent of testing, and improve notification of those with HIV-negative results...
- Linkage to treatment and supportive services among HIV-positive ex-offenders in Project BridgeNickolas D Zaller
Immunology Center, Miriam Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:522-31. 2008..This paper briefly reviews Project Bridge, a federally funded demonstration project that provided intensive case management for HIV positive ex-offenders...
- Routine screening for HIV in rheumatology practiceDhvani Shah
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI, USA
J Clin Rheumatol 17:154-6. 2011....
- Changes in total lymphocyte count as a surrogate for changes in CD4 count following initiation of HAART: implications for monitoring in resource-limited settingsAnish P Mahajan
School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:567-75. 2004..The total lymphocyte count (TLC) has been proposed as a surrogate marker to monitor immune response to therapy...
- Lessons learned from use of highly active antiretroviral therapy in AfricaChitra Akileswaran
Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Clin Infect Dis 41:376-85. 2005..Moreover, clinical and laboratory outcomes were compiled to determine the effectiveness of HAART programs...
- A diagnostic dilemma in a patient receiving antiretroviral and antituberculosis therapySnigdha Vallabhaneni
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
AIDS Read 15:72-5. 2005..This case highlights the importance of developing guidelines for management of concurrent HIV infection and TB in the developing world...
- HIV-2 diagnosis and quantification in high-risk patientsPhilip A Chan
Department of Internal Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown, University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
AIDS Res Ther 5:18. 2008..The case highlights an extremely rare presentation of HIV-2 with severe neurological disease. We discuss the different tests available for the diagnosis and monitoring of HIV-2 in the United States...
- Delayed entry to care by men with HIV infection in Kumasi, GhanaNatasha Kumar
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Pan Afr Med J 22:107. 2015..In resource-limited settings, men may face considerable barriers to accessing HIV care as early interventions tend to focus on antenatal care settings...
- Geographic variability in HIV and injection drug use in Ukraine: implications for integration and expansion of drug treatment and HIV careNickolas Zaller
The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, United States Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, United States Electronic address
Int J Drug Policy 26:37-42. 2015..Opiate substitution therapy (OST) is limited in Ukraine and expansion of OST is urgently needed to help stem the tide of the HIV epidemic...
- Missed opportunities for HIV screening in pharmacies and retail clinicsCaitlin Dugdale
Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Manag Care Spec Pharm 20:339-45. 2014..Pharmacists nationwide should also receive training to assist with risk reduction counseling and linkage to care for customers purchasing the new over-the-counter HIV test...
- A telephone-based intervention for depression in HIV patients: negative results from a randomized clinical trialMichael D Stein
Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, MPB 1, Providence, RI 02903, USA
AIDS Behav 11:15-23. 2007..We conclude that a psycho-educational telephone support intervention did not reduce depressive symptoms for HIV patients more than an assessment-only control condition...
- Motivation and patch treatment for HIV+ smokers: a randomized controlled trialElizabeth E Lloyd-Richardson
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Addiction 104:1891-900. 2009..To test the efficacy of two smoking cessation interventions in a HIV positive (HIV+) sample: standard care (SC) treatment plus nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) versus more intensive motivationally enhanced (ME) treatment plus NRT...
- Suicide attempt and sexual risk behavior: relationship among adolescentsChristopher D Houck
Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Arch Suicide Res 12:39-49. 2008..A history of suicidal behavior can be identified by clinicians and appears to be an important marker for sexual risk, which may represent an expression of emotional distress or a passive form of self-injury for suicidal adolescents...
- Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: the impact of speed on survivalRochelle P Walensky
The Divisions of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Infect Dis 197:1324-32. 2008..Only 33% of eligible human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in South Africa receive antiretroviral therapy (ART). We sought to estimate the impact of alternative ART scale-up scenarios on patient outcomes from 2007-2012...
- Spontaneous perforation of the terminal ileum in an AIDS patient on highly active antiretroviral therapy with disseminated non-tuberculous mycobacterial infectionMasataka Kawana
Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Int J Infect Dis 12:603-6. 2008..While there have been cases of small bowel perforation in AIDS patients with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection, no case of bowel perforation in non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection has been reported to date...
- Lessons learned from a training collaboration between an Ivy League institution and a historically Black universityTimothy P Flanigan
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S57-60. 2009..This collaboration has served as a bridge between an Ivy League institution and a historically Black university for training in clinical research to develop successful minority academicians...
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-specific antibody in cervicovaginal lavage specimens obtained from women infected with HIV type 1Selvi B Williams
Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Clin Infect Dis 35:611-7. 2002..0474) compared with women who did not have bacterial vaginosis. Enhanced understanding of correlates of mucosal immunity to HIV-1 may assist in the design of vaccine strategies or in the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV-1...
- The impact of apathy and depression on quality of life in patients infected with HIVDavid Tate
Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Department of Infectious Disease, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:115-20. 2003..Clinicians should continue to focus on depression as an important neuropsychiatric symptom associated with HIV...
- Initial outcomes of an emergency department rapid HIV testing program in western KenyaMichael Jay Waxman
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:981-6. 2007..Establishment of rapid HIV testing in emergency departments can identify significant numbers of HIV-positive patients who would otherwise remain undiagnosed and provides an education opportunity for those patients who are HIV negative...
- It is time to implement routine, not risk-based, HIV testingCurt G Beckwith
Brown Medical School and the Lifespan Tufts Brown Center for AIDS Research CFAR, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Clin Infect Dis 40:1037-40. 2005..As an adjunct to the implementation of routine testing programs, counseling practices need to be streamlined, and rapid HIV testing needs to be implemented in the appropriate settings...
- Lessons learned from family-centred models of treatment for children living with HIV: current approaches and future directionsSarah C Leeper
Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 13:S3. 2010..A systematic review of family-centred HIV care programmes was conducted in order to describe both programme components and paediatric cohort characteristics...
- The changing natural history of HIV disease: before and after the introduction of generic antiretroviral therapy in southern IndiaN Kumarasamy
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Voluntary Health Services, Chennai, India
Clin Infect Dis 41:1525-8. 2005..The incidence of tuberculosis and opportunistic infections decreased to <2 cases per 100 person-years. Death rates decreased from 25 to 5 deaths per 100 person-years between 1997 and 2003...
- Unprotected sex with multiple partners: implications for HIV prevention among young men with a history of incarcerationAndrew D Margolis
Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Sex Transm Dis 33:175-80. 2006..The objectives of this study were to describe preincarceration risk behaviors of young men and identify correlates of unprotected sex with multiple partners during the 3 months before incarceration...
- The good, the bad, and the ugly: providing highly active antiretroviral therapy when it is most difficultTimothy P Flanigan
Clin Infect Dis 42:1636-8. 2006
- Antiretroviral rounds. A communication conundrumKeith Henry
AIDS Clin Care 17:115-6. 2005
- Total lymphocyte count (TLC) is a useful tool for the timing of opportunistic infection prophylaxis in India and other resource-constrained countriesN Kumarasamy
Y R G Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:378-83. 2002..To determine a range of TLC cutoffs for the initiation of OI prophylaxis that is appropriate for resource-constrained settings...
- Reasons for modification of generic highly active antiretroviral therapeutic regimens among patients in southern IndiaNagalingeswaran Kumarasamy
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:53-8. 2006..To describe reasons for modification and discontinuation of antiretroviral regimens in association with adverse events (AEs), treatment failure, and cost among patients in southern India...
- The safety, tolerability and effectiveness of generic antiretroviral drug regimens for HIV-infected patients in south IndiaNagalingeswaran Kumarasamy
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
AIDS 17:2267-9. 2003..In this cohort, generic HAART was safe, well tolerated and effective at increasing CD4 T-lymphocyte counts in patients with advanced HIV, comparable to the experience with proprietary HAART...
- HIV-1 genotype and phenotype correlate with virological response to abacavir, amprenavir and efavirenz in treatment-experienced patientsJudith Falloon
Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 Room 11C103, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 1880, USA
AIDS 16:387-96. 2002..To assess the safety and efficacy of three new drugs in patients with antiretroviral failure and to correlate retrospectively baseline factors with virological response...
- Rapid viral load suppression following generic highly active antiretroviral therapy in Southern Indian HIV-infected patientsNagalingeswaran Kumarasamy
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education, VHS, Chennai, India
AIDS 19:625-7. 2005..The data support the use of generic non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based regimens in resource-limited settings...
- Incidence of immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV/tuberculosis-coinfected patients after initiation of generic antiretroviral therapy in IndiaN Kumarasamy
YRG Center for Research and Education, VHS, Tharamani, Chennai, India
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1574-6. 2004....
- Monitoring HIV treatment in the developing worldN Kumarasamy
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
Lancet Infect Dis 2:656-7. 2002
- Spectrum of adverse events after generic HAART in southern Indian HIV-infected patientsN Kumarasamy
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education, VHS, Chennai, India
AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:337-44. 2008..05). Anemia and hepatitis often occur within 12 weeks of initiating generic HAART. Frequent and early monitoring for these toxicities is warranted in developing countries where generic HAART is increasingly available...
- Clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in India: starting criteria and second-line therapyKenneth A Freedberg
Divisions of General Medicine and Infectious Disease and the Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS 21:S117-28. 2007..India has more than 5.7 million people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In 2004, the Indian government began providing antiretroviral therapy (ART), and there are now an estimated 56 500 people receiving ART...
- Routine HIV testing in US prisonsNick Zaller
Lancet Infect Dis 7:440-1. 2007
- Adverse effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy in developing countriesRamnath Subbaraman
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:1093-101. 2007....
- Safe discontinuation of primary pneumocystis prophylaxis in Southern Indian HIV-infected patients on highly active antiretroviral therapyN Kumarasamy
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:377-8. 2005
- Racial/ethnic attitudes towards HIV testing in the primary care settingEmma M Simmons
Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Medical Hospital of RI, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 97:46-52. 2005..To determine attitudes of patients towards routine HIV testing in the primary care setting...
- The extraordinary hope of antiretroviral therapy in South Africa (even for patients with tuberculosis or kaposi sarcoma!)Timothy P Flanigan
J Infect Dis 191:321-3. 2005
- Routine HIV testing among inpatientsCurt G Beckwith
Arch Intern Med 162:2252-3; author reply 2253. 2002
- Plasma and cerebrospinal pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in subjects taking lopinavir/ritonavirTroy M Martin
AIDS 20:1085-7. 2006
- Natural history of human immunodeficiency virus disease in southern IndiaN Kumarasamy
Y R Gaitonde Center for AIDS Research and Education, Dr ALM Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Chennai 600017 India
Clin Infect Dis 36:79-85. 2003..95-7.09) than were those who did not have an opportunistic infection. Antiretroviral therapy for patients with low CD4 lymphocyte counts improved the odds of survival (odds ratio, 5.37; 95% CI, 1.82-15.83)...
- Routine, not risk-based, human immunodeficiency virus testing is the way to goEmma Simmons
J Infect Dis 187:1024. 2003
- Screening for HIVCurt G Beckwith
Ann Intern Med 143:916; discussion 916-7. 2005
- Clinical profile of HIV in IndiaN Kumarasamy
Y R G Center for AIDS Research and Education CARE, Voluntary Health Services, Tharamani, Chennai 600 113, India
Indian J Med Res 121:377-94. 2005..With the availability of antiretroviral therapy at lower cost, the clinical profile of HIV disease in India is now changing to include drug-related toxicities and immune reconstitution syndrome...
- Confronting the clinical uncertainty regarding syphilisCharles B Hicks
AIDS Clin Care 15:64-5. 2003
- HIV counseling and testing among injection drug users needs to continueCurt G Beckwith
Am J Public Health 97:1161. 2007
- Public health principles for the HIV epidemicTimothy P Flanigan
N Engl J Med 354:877-8; author reply 877-8. 2006
- Neurocognitive Consequences of HIV/AIDS in South IndiaTimothy Flanigan; Fiscal Year: 2004..The developmental grant will yield significant advances in the understanding of brain disorders associated with HIV. ..
- DIRECTLY OBSERVED HAART FOR ACTIVE SUBSTANCE ABUSERSTimothy Flanigan; Fiscal Year: 2003..The ACASI questionnaire will be administered and sera collected for laboratory assays at baseline, 1,3,6,9,12,15,18,21, and 24 months. ..
- ADULT THERAPEUTIC CLINICAL TRIALS PROGRAM FOR HIV/AIDSTimothy Flanigan; Fiscal Year: 2006..In particular, investigators on the grant, Doctors Timothy Flanigan, Susan Cu Uvin, Charles Carpenter, Ken Mayer, and Karen Tashima have an extensive background of long-term ..
- Planning Grant fo rthe Borwn Institute for Clinical and Translational ScienceTimothy Flanigan; Fiscal Year: 2006..The innovative structure of BICTS provides a new paradigm for synergistic, transdisciplinary clinical research and training for the 21st century. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..