Tamara M Meyers

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To investigate the influence of CYP2B6 516G>T polymorphism, as a covariate, and of interoccasion variability (IOV) on the oral clearance (CL/F) of efavirenz (EFV) in treatment-naïve black South African children over a period of 24 months post-antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation. HIV-infected black children (n = 60, aged 3–16 years), with no prior(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the spectrum of disease, diagnostic accuracy and adequacy of fine needle aspirates (FNA) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive children who present with mass lesions. METHODS Between January 1997 and December 2002, 95 FNAs were performed in 91 children aged 15 years and younger who were known to be infected with the human(More)
Increased expression of CD38 on CD8(+) T cells is associated with activation of the immune system, progression of HIV disease, and death in adults. The prognostic significance of these cells in HIV-infected children, where the picture is complicated by age-related differences in CD38 expression, remains controversial. Measuring the unimodal expression of(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of injury, disability, and death in the United States. Amantadine is an established dopamine agonist that supports neurological function. The purpose of this literature review was to determine whether amantadine improves cognitive function post-TBI. PubMed and CINAHL were used to search the literature for(More)
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