Marie-france Coulibaly Anaky

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study, conducted in Ivory Coast, was to evaluate the prevalence and evolution of viral hepatitis in children coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). METHODS Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) markers were retrospectively and longitudinally assessed among 280 HIV-1-infected children enrolled(More)
BACKGROUND In Africa, facing the scaling-up of HAART, there is an urgent need to monitor accurately the long-term benefits of these lifelong treatments. METHODS Survival and immuno-virological response were assessed for 78 children in the ANRS 1244/1278 Children's cohort (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire) who were enrolled from October 2000 for treatment with HAART(More)
BACKGROUND In the 2008 UNAIDS epidemic update, 33 million people worldwide were estimated infected with HIV, including 2.2 million children. In Côte d'Ivoire, 480,000 adults and 60,000 children were HIV-infected. Studies in developed countries have shown an improvement of children's morbidity under HAART treatment. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe lipid levels in antiretroviral (ARV)-naïve HIV-infected Ivorian children and assess their evolution after ARV-treatment initiation. METHODS Lipid concentrations were assessed at baseline and at least 6 months later in 93 children. Fifty-six children initiated ARV treatment at baseline, and 37 remained untreated. RESULTS At(More)
HBeAg/anti-HBe and hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA from 34 HIV-1-infected children from Ivory Coast with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) were longitudinally analyzed according to CD4 and HIV-1 RNA. The mean CD4% value was significantly (p = 0.03) lower in 59 (52.7%) samples showing a usual CHB (HBeAg-positive/anti-HBe-negative and HBV DNA-positive), as compared with(More)
INTRODUCTION Most data on tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children in Africa come from hospital-based and cross-sectional studies. OBJECTIVES To estimate the incidence of tuberculosis in HIV-infected children participating in an observational cohort. METHODS HIV-infected children in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, are followed in a(More)
Methods Health workers were trained. After, the program strategy consisted in coaching the care providers at the sites in VCT techniques with rapid HIV testing for women with unknown HIV status in ANC, labor-and-delivery rooms and Family Planning unit also. Drawing up and spreading simple technical procedures helped the care providers in the implementation(More)
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