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Prevention of HIV-1 infection with early antiretroviral therapy.
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral therapy that reduces viral replication could limit the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in serodiscordant couples. METHODS In nine countries, we… Expand
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 HIV… Expand
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 of… Expand
Feasibility of pooling sera for HIV-1 viral RNA to diagnose acute primary HIV-1 infection and estimate HIV incidence
ObjectiveTo develop a pooling method for detection of viral RNA for diagnosis of acute HIV infection and estimation of HIV-1 incidence. MethodsSera from 700 consecutive seronegative patients… Expand
Opportunistic parasitic infections in HIV/AIDS patients presenting with diarrhoea by the level of immunesuppression.
- S. V. Kulkarni, R. Kairon, +5 authors A. Risbud
- Biology, Medicine
- The Indian journal of medical research
- 1 July 2009
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Enteric parasites are major cause of diarrhoea in HIV infected individuals. The present study was undertaken to detect enteric parasites in HIV infected patients with diarrhoea… Expand
Correlates of HIV vaccine trial participation: an Indian perspective.
Successful conduct of HIV vaccine trials in a population of great cultural diversity like India could be a challenge. Concerns, knowledge gaps and willingness to participate in future HIV vaccine… Expand
Recent herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and the risk of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 acquisition in India.
- S. Reynolds, A. Risbud, +8 authors S. Mehendale
- The Journal of infectious diseases
- 15 May 2003
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 of… Expand
HIV/AIDS epidemic in India: risk factors, risk behaviour & strategies for prevention & control.
Since the first report of HIV infection in India in 1986, the virus has spread all over the country although there is geographic variation. There are estimated 5.1 million people infected with HIV… Expand
The AIDS epidemic in India: a new method for estimating current human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence rates.
- R. Brookmeyer, T. Quinn, M. Shepherd, S. Mehendale, J. Rodrigues, R. Bollinger
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 October 1995
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence rates in India were estimated using a new method that accounts for follow-up bias. Follow-up bias arises in epidemiologic cohort studies when the… Expand
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