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Analysis and characterization of antiviral drug-resistant cytomegalovirus isolates from solid organ transplant recipients.
The development of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease and subsequent emergence of drug-resistant strains was examined in a large group of solid organ transplant recipients; drug-resistant CMV was detectedExpand
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HIV Infection, Genital Symptoms and Sexual Risk Behavior among Indian Truck Drivers from a Large Transportation Company in South India
Background: Sentinel surveillance conducted in the high Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) prevalent state of Andhra Pradesh includes sub-populations thought to be at high-risk for HIV, but has notExpand
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In-vitro and in-vivo studies of trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole against multiple resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Methicillin and gentamicin resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) remains a cause of significant morbidity and mortality. Vancomycin is usually effective against these strains, butExpand
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Initial Commitment to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and Circumcision for HIV Prevention amongst Indian Truck Drivers
Studies of HIV prevention interventions such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP) and circumcision in India are limited. The present study sought to investigate Indian truck-drivers initial commitmentExpand
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HIV infection dynamics in rural Andhra Pradesh south India: A sexual-network analysis exploratory study
Abstract The southern state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) has one of the highest rates of HIV-1 infection in India. Estimates of HIV infection in rural areas have begun to approximate the urban. Methods ofExpand
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Pre‐exposure prophylaxis: awareness, acceptability and risk compensation behaviour among men who have sex with men and the transgender population
This exploratory study examined the facilitators of and barriers to acceptance of pre‐exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and potential risk compensation behaviour emerging from its use among men who haveExpand
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Unusual Manifestations of Acute Cytomegalovirus Infection in Solid Organ Transplant Hosts: A Report of Two Cases
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised hosts. Tissue-invasive CMV disease causing ulcerative skin disease or esophageal necrosis is rare. WeExpand
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A Protective Effect of Circumcision Among Receptive Male Sex Partners of Indian Men Who Have Sex with Men
The role of circumcision in the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in resource restricted regions is poorly understood. This study explored theExpand
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General hygiene, sexual risk behaviour and HIV prevalence in truck drivers from Andhra Pradesh, South India: implications for prevention interventions
The relationships between hygiene, sexual behaviour and HIV infection are poorly understood. We examine these relationships in Indian truck drivers, a group at high risk for HIV infection. TruckExpand
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Field-based video pre-test counseling, oral testing, and telephonic post-test counseling: implementation of an HIV field testing package among high-risk Indian men.
In India, men who have sex with men (MSM) and truck drivers are high-risk groups that often do not access HIV testing due to stigma and high mobility. This study evaluated a field testing packageExpand
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