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Bronchoscopy is useful for diagnosing smear-negative tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients
(European Respiratory Journal, 2010)
Subclinical atherosclerosis among HIV-infected adults attending HIV/AIDS care at two large Ambulatory HIV clinics in Uganda
(PLOS One, 2014)
Background: The increased immune activation and inflammation of chronic HIV-infection and the characteristic dyslipidemias associated with HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) contribute to an increased risk of ...
Prevalence of HIV/AIDS among breast cancer patients and the clinico-pathological presentation of breast cancer with HIV/AIDS in Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2011-04)
Background: Breast cancer is the most common site-specific cancer accounting for 33% of all female cancers and is responsible for 20% of the cancer-related deaths in women. Objective: To determine the prevalence of HIV ...
Male partner willingness to participate in couple HIV counselling and testing for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Dodoma-Tanzania
(Makerere University, 2013)
Introduction: Mother to child transmission of HIV (MTCT) is a serious problem in both developing and developed countries regardless of the availability of PMTCT program. Couple HIV Counseling and Testing as a method of ...
Male circumcision, sexual behavior, and HIV status in Uganda
After a series of studies that revealed the protective effect of male circumcision against HIV infection, WHO/UNAIDS in 2007 recommended the adoption of safe male circumcision as one of the effective strategies in reducing ...
Factors associated with male involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programmes in Entebbe Municipality
(Makerere University, 2012)
Background: Involving men in PMTCT programmes increases its uptake by women. Despite this observation, providers and implementers of PMTCT programmes continue to face challenges in reaching sexual partners of HIV positive ...
Clinical features and serum biomarkers in HIV immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after cryptococcal meningitis: A prospective cohort study
(PLoS Medicine, 2010)
Background: Although antiretroviral therapy (ART) improves survival in persons with cryptococcal meningitis (CM) and AIDS, ART frequently elicits HIV immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), an exaggerated and ...
Non-linear mixed effects modeling of liver function biomarkers in TB-HIV patients co-treated with Rifampicin and Efavirenz based regimens
Introduction Survival has improved as a result of improved HIV therapy but liver disease remains a critical problem in HIV patients. HIV disease, ART and Tuberculosis treatments have all been documented to cause liver ...
Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral drug varies with formulation in the target population of children with HIV-1
(Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Nature Publishing Group), 2012-02-21)
The bioequivalence of formulations is usually evaluated in healthy adult volunteers. In our study in 19 HIV-1-infected Ugandan children (1.8–4 years of age, weight 12 to <15 kg) receiving zidovudine, lamivudine, and abacavir ...
Prevalence and factors associated with cryptococcal antigenemia among severely immunosuppressed HIV-infected adults in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
(Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2012-03-14)
Background: Cryptococcal infection is a common opportunistic infection among severely immunosuppressed HIV patients and is associated with high mortality. Positive cryptococcal antigenemia is an independent predictor of ...