Study/Projects by Year (2011)

A5274: Reducing Early Mortality and Early Morbidity by Empiric Tuberculosis Treatment Regimens

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2011-10-01
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Dr. Amita Gupta is Protocol Co-Vice Chair for this multinational clinical trial being conducted in Brazil, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Peru, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe , and in India by the Baltimore-Washington-India Clinical Trials Unit, of which CCGHE is a member. People with HIV have a...

Characterization of Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Among Adult Patients Admitted to Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, India

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2011-09-27
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The diagnosis of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis is usually made clinically. While confirmation from laboratory tests is sought, the sensitivity of such diagnostic tests is poor. TB diagnostics are still evolving and in resource poor settings diagnostic availabilty is limited. Therefore,...

A Prospective Study Evaluating the Burden of Cryptococcal Disease Among HIV-infected Population in Pune, India

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2011-01-06
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By 2008, 33.4 million people were living with HIV globally, with an estimated 2.3 million living in India, representing the third largest absolute burden of HIV globally. [1] The current statistics as summarized by National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) of India show that of the estimated 750,...

A Prospective Study Evaluating the Role of Cryptococcal Antigen Screening among HIV-infected Adults with Low CD4 Counts

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2011-01-01
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This prospective observational study aimed to evaluate the burden of cryptococcal disease among approximately 200 HIV-infected adults with low CD4 cell counts in Pune, India to determine whether a Cryptococcal screening strategy should be the standard of care among patients with advanced HIV...