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Incidence of Treatment-Limiting Toxicity with Stavudine-Based Antiretroviral Therapy in Cambodia: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Background Although stavudine (D4T) remains frequently used in low-income countries in Asia, associated long-term toxicity data are scarce. The aim of this study was to determine the long-term… Expand
Hepatitis B and C Co-Infection among HIV-Infected Adults while on Antiretroviral Treatment: Long-Term Survival, CD4 Cell Count Recovery and Antiretroviral Toxicity in Cambodia
- Johan van Griensven, Lay Phirum, K. Choun, S. Thai, A. De Weggheleire, L. Lynen
- PloS one
- 12 February 2014
Background Despite the high burden, there is a dearth of (long-term) outcome data of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infected patients receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART)… Expand
Challenges from Tuberculosis Diagnosis to Care in Community-Based Active Case Finding among the Urban Poor in Cambodia: A Mixed-Methods Study
Background While community-based active case finding (ACF) for tuberculosis (TB) holds promise for increasing early case detection among hard-to-reach populations, limited data exist on the… Expand
Timing of antiretroviral therapy in Cambodian hospital after diagnosis of tuberculosis: impact of revised WHO guidelines.
- K. Choun, R. Pe, S. Thai, N. Lorent, L. Lynen, Johan van Griensven
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
- 1 March 2013
OBJECTIVE To determine if implementation of 2010 World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation reduced delay from tuberculosis diagnosis to initiation of ART… Expand
Community-Based Active Tuberculosis Case Finding in Poor Urban Settlements of Phnom Penh, Cambodia: A Feasible and Effective Strategy
Background In light of the limitations of the current case finding strategies and the global urgency to improve tuberculosis (TB) case-detection, a renewed interest in active case finding (ACF) has… Expand
Implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy in an HIV clinic in Cambodia: high rates of discontinuation when combined with antiretroviral therapy
- J. Griensven, K. Choun, Bopha Chim, S. Thai, N. Lorent, L. Lynen
- Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 1 December 2015
Data on feasibility and completion rates of isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) in HIV‐infected patient in Asia are limited. Within a hospital‐based HIV programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, we… Expand
Incidence and risk factors for tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients while on antiretroviral treatment in Cambodia.
- K. Choun, S. Thai, R. Pe, N. Lorent, L. Lynen, Johan van Griensven
- Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…
- 1 April 2013
BACKGROUND Given the lack of detailed studies on tuberculosis (TB) in patients on antiretroviral treatment (ART) in South-East Asia, we aimed to determine the incidence and risk factors for early… Expand
Using mobile phones to ensure that referred tuberculosis patients reach their treatment facilities: a call that makes a difference
BackgroundOver the last decade, the availability and use of mobile phones have grown exponentially globally and in Cambodia. In the Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope(SHCH) in Cambodia about half of… Expand
Active tuberculosis screening of close contacts among the urban poor: a Cambodian experience.
Performance of algorithms for tuberculosis active case finding in underserved high-prevalence settings in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study
ABSTRACT Background: Most studies evaluate active case findings (ACF) for bacteriologically confirmed TB. Adapted diagnostic approaches are needed to identify cases with lower bacillary loads.… Expand