Nguyen Thi Van Anh

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OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology and clinical features of congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in Hanoi, Vietnam. METHODS Prospective surveillance of CRS between May 2011 and March 2012 in Hanoi, Vietnam. CRS burden was assessed by clinical examination and collection of serum samples from infants in neonatology, cardiology and pediatric departments of(More)
BACKGROUND Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain diversity and drug resistance among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Vietnam have not been described previously. METHODS We examined M. tuberculosis isolates from TB/HIV co-infected patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Drug susceptibility testing (DST), spoligotyping and 24-locus(More)
Pyrazinamide (PZA) is a key antibiotic in current anti-tuberculosis regimens. Although the WHO has stressed the urgent need to obtain data on PZA resistance, in high tuberculosis burden countries, little is known about the level of PZA resistance, the genetic basis of such resistance or its link with Mycobacterium tuberculosis families. In this context,(More)
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