Incidence of common opportunistic infections in HIV-infected individuals in Pune, India: analysis by stages of immunosuppression represented by CD4 counts

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2008-07-02
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International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Background: Opportunistic infections (OIs) influence the morbidity and mortality due to HIV infections. Data from India on the incidence of OIs among HIV-infected individuals by stages of immunodeficiency are scarce. Methods: Between September 2002 and November 2004, HIV-infected individuals were...

Hematogenous osteomyelitis mimicking osteosarcoma due to Community Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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2007-06-15
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Infection
Community Associated Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is an emerging pathogen with increasing clinical significance. Initially recognized as a cause of skin and soft tissue infections, it has soon been shown to cause life threatening illnesses. We describe two cases of...

The traveling farm wife

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2007-01-15
Publication: 
American Journal of Medicine
In late summer, a 77-year-old woman was hospitalized after 9 days of chills, low-grade fever, fatigue, and generalized weakness. She did not have abdominal pain, coughing, diarrhea, dyspnea, jaundice, nausea, rashes, sore throat, vomiting, or weight loss. Her medical history was significant for...

Evaluation of serologic screening for identification of chronic Salmonella typhi carriers in Vietnam

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2006-07-10
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International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Objectives: To determine the utility of screening anti-Vi antibodies to detect chronic Salmonella Typhi carriers in an endemic community. Methods: We conducted a community-based serologic survey for anti-Vi antibodies to identify chronic Salmonella Typhi carriers in a typhoid endemic region in...

Screening for HIV dementia in an HIV, clade C-infected population in India

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2006-02-12
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Journal of Neurovirology
Although human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clade C virus infects the largest populations worldwide, to date there are no prospective studies reported thus far to determine the incidence or prevalence of HIV dementia in this population. HIV clade C virus is a CCR5-tropic virus and thus...

Rate of hospitalization and inpatient care costs for HIV-1 infected in Pune, India

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2006-02-01
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National Medical Journal of India
Background: The transition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has begun in India, and an increase in AIDS-related hospitalizations and deaths is an anticipated challenge. We estimated the rates of hospitalization and inpatient care costs...

Mycobacterial-induced potentiation of type 1 immune responses and protection against malaria is host-specific

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2005-12-15
Publication: 
Infection and Immunity
Malaria and tuberculosis are endemic in many regions of the world, and coinfection with the two pathogens is common. In this study, we examined the effects of long- and short-term infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis on the course of a lethal form of murine malaria in resistant (C57BL/6) and...

Adult botulism type F in the United States, 1981-2002

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2005-12-13
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Neurology
Background: Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin types A, B, and E cause most cases of the paralytic disease botulism. Little is known about the epidemiology, clinical features, or microbiology of botulism type F. Methods: Cases of adult type F botulism were identified by review of data collected by...

Necrotizing enterocolitis associated with Clostridium perfringens type A in previously healthy North-American adults

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2005-07-15
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Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Background: Necrotizing enteritis associated with Clostridium perfringens type C ("pigbel") is a well-known syndrome in severely protein-deprived populations in the Pacific. It is exceedingly rare in the developed world. C perfringens type A is a common cause of acute gastroenteritis and, in a...

Antimicrobial-resistant Shigella sonnei: Limited antimicrobial treatment options for children and challenges of interpreting in vitro azithromycin susceptibility

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2005-06-15
Publication: 
Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Background: Antimicrobial-resistant Shigella sonnei is a growing problem in the United States and poses treatment challenges particularly among children. Azithromycin is recommended as an alternative oral agent for shigellosis. Methods: All isolates of Shigella submitted to Johns Hopkins clinical...

An international outbreak of salmonellosis associated with raw almonds contaminated with a rare phage type of Salmonella enteriditis

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2005-01-15
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Journal of Food Protection
During the winter of 2000 to 2001, an outbreak due to Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) phage type 30 (PT30), a rare strain, was detected in Canada. The ensuing investigation involved Canadian and American public health and food regulatory agencies and an academic research laboratory. Enhanced laboratory...

An international outbreak of salmonellosis associated with raw almonds contaminated with a rare phage type of Salmonella enteriditis.

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2005-01-15
Publication: 
Journal of Food Protection
During the winter of 2000 to 2001, an outbreak due to Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) phage type 30 (PT30), a rare strain, was detected in Canada. The ensuing investigation involved Canadian and American public health and food regulatory agencies and an academic research laboratory. Enhanced laboratory...

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Global Health Opportunities: Conducting International Health Work from the US

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2013-11-05
Gupta, A. Global Health Opportunities: Conducting International Health Work from the US. Johns Hopkins Medical Student Global Health Elective. Baltimore, MD.

Medical Design Initiative: Low-Cost Solutions to Global Health Challenges

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2013-07-25
Gupta, A. Medical Design Initiative: Low-Cost Solutions to Global Health Challenges. Medical and Educational Perspectives (MEP) 2013. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD. 2013.

The Changing Face of the African Economy

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2013-04-16
Bollinger, R. The Changing Face of the African Economy. African Public Health Network (APHN). Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Baltimore, MD.

The Use of IT to Support Global Health Research and Education

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2012-12-07
Bollinger, R. The Use of IT to Support Global Health Research and Education. JHU Region III Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Health Disparities Conference. Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD.

Bridging the Health of Generations

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2012-10-19
Bollinger, R. Bridging the Health of Generations. Johns Hopkins Leadership Summit. Baltimore, MD.

Education Strategies for Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases

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2012-10-02
Bollinger, R. Education Strategies for Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases. International Partners Forum. Johns Hopkins Medicine. Baltimore, MD.

Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Address the Global Health Workforce Gap

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2012-06-12
Bollinger, R. Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Address the Global Health Workforce Gap. Liquid Hospital: A New Health Care Model? Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. Barcelona, Spain.

TB and Vaccine Preventable Diseases

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2012-03-08
Gupta, A. TB and Vaccine Preventable Diseases. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2012. Seattle, WA. 2012.

Update in TB Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

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2012-01-31
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Gupta, A. Update in TB Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention. 4th National Conference on HIV/AIDS Therapy. Human Healthcare and Research Foundation. Mumbai, India.

TB in Women

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2012-01-12
Gupta, A. TB in Women. Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune Deemed University. Pune, India.

World Health Organization (WHO) HIV Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents: Update and Insights on the 2009 Revision

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2009-11-30
Chang, L. World Health Organization (WHO) HIV Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents: Update and Insights on the 2009 Revision. Infectious Diseases Conference. Johns Hopkins. Baltimore, MD.

Information Technology and Distance Learning and UbuntuNet and Broadband Connectivity in Four African Countries

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2009-04-17
Bollinger, R. Information Technology and Distance Learning and UbuntuNet and Broadband Connectivity in Four African Countries. Consortium Workshop: Training Future Leaders in Global Health. Nairobi, Kenya.

WHISC presentation of P1078

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2008-12-07
Gupta, A. WHISC presentation of P1078. IMPAACT Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

Update on opportunistic infections and IRIS

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2008-12-03
Gupta, A. Update on opportunistic infections and IRIS. Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education Training. Wilmington Hospital. Wilmington, DE.

Global epidemiology and its impact on the Macroeconomics of Countries

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2008-10-28
Bollinger, R. Global epidemiology and its impact on the Macroeconomics of Countries. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton School. Philadelphia, PA.

Perspectives on Health Care Delivery in Latin America

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2008-09-30
Page, K. Perspectives on Health Care Delivery in Latin America. Latin American Student Society. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Baltimore, MD.

Telemedicine in Resource Limited Countries

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2008-09-25
Bollinger, R. Telemedicine in Resource Limited Countries. Children’s National Medical Center. Washington, DC.

An update in opportunistic infections

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2008-05-16
Gupta, A. An update in opportunistic infections. Johns Hopkins HIV Clinical Care Conference. Baltimore, MD.

An Annual Checkup of South Asia’s Public Health

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2008-05-13
Bollinger, R. An Annual Checkup of South Asia’s Public Health. Foreign Service Institute. U.S. Department of State. Washington, DC.

Priorities and Opportunities for Vaccine Development: A Global View

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2008-03-27
Bollinger, R. Priorities and Opportunities for Vaccine Development: A Global View. Jefferson Vaccine Center Yearly Retreat. Thomas Jefferson University. Philadelphia, PA.

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