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The etiology of genital ulcer disease by multiplex polymerase chain reaction and relationship to HIV infection among patients attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Pune, India.
OBJECTIVES To determine the etiology of genital ulcer disease (GUD) among patients attending sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in Pune, India, and to examine the relationship to HIVExpand
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Absence of coreceptor switch with disease progression in human immunodeficiency virus infections in India.
The envelope glycoprotein of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) utilizes CD4 as a receptor and CCR5 and/or CXCR4 as coreceptor to gain entry into the cell. The CCR5-tropic viruses, observed earlyExpand
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Healthcare workers & SARS-CoV-2 infection in India: A case-control investigation in the time of COVID-19
Background & objectives: Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at an elevated risk of contracting COVID-19. While intense occupational exposure associated with aerosol-generating procedures underlines theExpand
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Spread of HIV infection in married monogamous women in India.
CONTEXT A high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in female sex workers (FSWs) and men who attend sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics poses a risk for spread ofExpand
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Comparisons of anemia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia at initiation of HIV antiretroviral therapy in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
BACKGROUND Hematological abnormalities are common manifestations of advanced HIV-1 infection that could affect the outcomes of highly-active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Although mostExpand
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Recent herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and the risk of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 acquisition in India.
To estimate the impact of prevalent and incident herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection on the acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), stored serum samples from a cohort ofExpand
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Prudent public health intervention strategies to control the coronavirus disease 2019 transmission in India: A mathematical model-based approach
Background & objectives: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has raised urgent questions about containment and mitigation, particularly in countries where the virus has not yet establishedExpand
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HIV testing and counseling among men attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Pune, India: changes in condom use and sexual behavior over time
Objectives:To describe changes in sexual behavior and condom use among male heterosexual clients at two public sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in Pune, after exposure to HIV testing,Expand
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Same-Sex Behavior and High Rates of HIV Among Men Attending Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinics in Pune, India (1993-2002)
Objectives:To determine HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence, trends, and risk behaviors of men who have sex with men (MSM) and compare these with those of non-MSM attending STIExpand
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High-risk behaviour in young men attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Pune, India
The present study reports sexual risk factors associated with HIV infection among men attending two sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in Pune, India and compares these behaviours betweenExpand
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