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Taghavi, Katayoun; Moono, Misinzo; Mwanahamuntu, Mulindi; Basu, Partha; Limacher, Andreas et al. (2020). Screening test accuracy to improve detection of precancerous lesions of the cervix in women living with HIV: a study protocol. BMJ Open, 10 (12), S. e037955. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037955.
Petoumenos, Kathy; Kuwanda, Locadiah; Ryom, Lene; Mocroft, Amanda; Reiss, Peter et al. (2020). Effect of changes in body mass index on the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus in HIV-positive individuals: results from the D: A: D study. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999), Publish Ahead of Print. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002603.
Desmonde, Sophie; Ciaranello, Andrea L.; Malateste, Karen; Musick, Beverly; Patten, Gabriela et al. (2020). Age-specific mortality rate ratios in adolescents and youth aged 10–24 years living with perinatally versus non-perinatally-acquired HIV. AIDS, Publish Ahead of Print. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002765.
Han, Win Min; Bijker, Rimke; Chandrasekaran, Ezhilarasi; Pujari, Sanjay; Ng, Oon Tek et al. (2020). Validation of the D: A: D Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Score Model Among People Living With HIV in the Asia-Pacific. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999), 85 (4), S. 489–497. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002464.
Giganti, Mark J. & Shepherd, Bryan E. (2020). Multiple-Imputation Variance Estimation in Studies With Missing or Misclassified Inclusion Criteria. American Journal of Epidemiology, 189 (12), S. 1628–1632. http://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwaa153.
Tsondai, Priscilla R.; Braithwaite, Kate; Fatti, Geoffrey; Bolton Moore, Carolyn; Chimbetete, Cleophas et al. (2020). Characteristics and outcomes of adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV within Southern Africa. AIDS (London, England), 34 (15), S. 2275–2284. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002683.
Bernard, Charlotte; Font, Hélène; Diallo, Zélica; Ahonon, Richard; Tine, Judicaël Malick et al. (2020). Prevalence and factors associated with severe depressive symptoms in older west African people living with HIV. BMC Psychiatry, 20 (1), S. 442–442. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02837-0.
Marbaniang, Ivan; Sangle, Shashikala; Nimkar, Smita; Zarekar, Kanta; Salvi, Sonali et al. (2020). The burden of anxiety among people living with HIV during the COVID-19 pandemic in Pune, India. BMC Public Health, 20 (1). http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09656-8.
Taghavi, Katayoun; Rohner, Eliane; Basu, Partha; Low, Nicola; Rutjes, Anne et al. (2020). Screening test accuracy of portable devices that can be used to perform colposcopy for detecting CIN2+ in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Women’s Health, 20 (1). http://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-020-01121-3.
Hauser, Anthony; Kusejko, Katharina; Johnson, Leigh F.; Günthard, Huldrych F.; Riou, Julien et al. (2020). Impact of scaling up dolutegravir on antiretroviral resistance in South Africa: A modeling study. PLOS Medicine, 17 (12), S. e1003397–e1003397. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003397.
Penn-Nicholson, Adam; Mbandi, Stanley Kimbung; Thompson, Ethan; Mendelsohn, Simon C.; Suliman, Sara et al. (2020). RISK6, a 6-gene transcriptomic signature of TB disease risk, diagnosis and treatment response. Scientific Reports, 10 (1). http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-65043-8.
Oliveira-de-Souza, Deivide; Vinhaes, Caian L.; Arriaga, María B.; Kumar, Nathella Pavan; Queiroz, Artur T. L. et al. (2020). Aging increases the systemic molecular degree of inflammatory perturbation in patients with tuberculosis. Scientific Reports, 10 (1). http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68255-0.
Haas, Andreas D.; Technau, Karl‐Günter; Pahad, Shenaaz; Braithwaite, Kate; Madzivhandila, Mampho et al. (2020). Mental health, substance use and viral suppression in adolescents receiving ART at a paediatric HIV clinic in South Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (12). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25644.
Anderegg, Nanina; Hector, Jonas; Jefferys, Laura F.; Burgos-Soto, Juan; Hobbins, Michael A. et al. (2020). Loss to follow-up correction increased mortality estimates in HIV–positive people on antiretroviral therapy in Mozambique. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 128, S. 83–92. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.08.012.
Kim, H. Nina (2020). Chronic Hepatitis B and HIV Coinfection: A Continuing Challenge in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy. Current Hepatology Reports, 19 (4), S. 345–353. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11901-020-00541-x.
Han, W. M.; Jiamsakul, A.; Jantarapakde, J.; Yunihastuti, E.; Choi, J. Y. et al. (2020). Association of body mass index with immune recovery, virological failure and cardiovascular disease risk among people living with HIV. HIV Medicine. http://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13017.
Mpofu, Philani B.; Bakoyannis, Giorgos; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T.; Mwangi, Ann W. & Mburu, Margaret (2020). A pseudo‐likelihood method for estimating misclassification probabilities in competing‐risks settings when true‐event data are partially observed. Biometrical Journal, 62 (7), S. 1747–1768. http://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201900198.
Tao, Ran; Lotspeich, Sarah C.; Amorim, Gustavo; Shaw, Pamela A. & Shepherd, Bryan E. (2020). Efficient semiparametric inference for two-phase studies with outcome and covariate measurement errors. Statistics in Medicine, S. sim.8799-sim.8799. http://doi.org/10.1002/sim.8799.
Ross, J.; Jiamsakul, A.; Kumarasamy, N.; Azwa, I.; Merati, T. P. et al. (2020). Virological failure and HIV drug resistance among adults living with HIV on second-line antiretroviral therapy in the Asia-Pacific. HIV Medicine, S. hiv.13006-hiv.13006. http://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13006.
Haas, Andreas D.; Radin, Elizabeth; Hakim, Avi J.; Jahn, Andreas; Philip, Neena M. et al. (2020). Prevalence of nonsuppressed viral load and associated factors among HIV-positive adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (2015 to 2017): results from population-based nationally representative surveys. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (11), S. e25631. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25631.
Desmonde, Sophie; Neilan, Anne M.; Musick, Beverly; Patten, Gabriela; Chokephaibulkit, Kulkanya et al. (2020). Time-varying age- and CD4-stratified rates of mortality and WHO stage 3 and stage 4 events in children, adolescents and youth 0 to 24 years living with perinatally acquired HIV, before and after antiretroviral therapy initiation in the paediatric IeDEA Gl. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (10), S. e25617–e25617. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25617.
Reichmuth, Martina L.; Hömke, Rico; Zürcher, Kathrin; Sander, Peter; Avihingsanon, Anchalee et al. (2020). Natural Polymorphisms in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Conferring Resistance to Delamanid in Drug-Naive Patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64 (11). http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00513-20.
Arikawa, Shino; Dumazert, Patricia; Messou, Eugène; Burgos-Soto, Juan; Tiendrebeogo, Thierry et al. (2020). Childbearing desire and reproductive behaviors among women living with HIV: A cross-sectional study in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. PLoS ONE, 15 (10 October). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239859.
Patsis, Ioannis; Goodrich, Suzanne; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T.; Brown, Steven A.; Musick, Beverly S. et al. (2020). Lower rates of ART initiation and decreased retention among ART-naïve patients who consume alcohol enrolling in HIV care and treatment programs in Kenya and Uganda. PLoS ONE, 15 (10 October 2020). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240654.
Haas, Andreas D.; Ruffieux, Yann; van den Heuvel, Leigh Luella; Lund, Crick; Boulle, Andrew et al. (2020). Excess mortality associated with mental illness in people living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa: a cohort study using linked electronic health records. The Lancet Global Health, 8 (10), S. e1326–e1334. http://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30279-5.
Rebeiro, Peter F.; Duda, Stephany N.; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara K.; Nash, Denis & Althoff, Keri N. (2020). Implications of COVID-19 for HIV Research: data sources, indicators and longitudinal analyses. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (10), S. e25627–e25627. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25627.
Demitto, Fernanda O.; Araújo-Pereira, Mariana; Schmaltz, Carolina A.; Sant’Anna, Flávia M.; Arriaga, María B. et al. (2020). Impact of Persistent Anemia on Systemic Inflammation and Tuberculosis Outcomes in Persons Living With HIV. Frontiers in Immunology, 11. http://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2020.588405.
Seth, Divya; Williams, Victoria L.; McMahon, Devon E.; Regan, Susan; Busakhala, Naftali et al. (2020). The role of dermatology in Kaposi sarcoma diagnosis across three regions in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.114.
Parcesepe, Angela M.; Lancaster, Kathryn; Edelman, E. Jennifer; DeBoni, Raquel; Ross, Jeremy et al. (2020). Substance use service availability in HIV treatment programs: Data from the global IeDEA consortium, 2014-2015 and 2017. PLoS ONE, 15 (8 August), S. e0237772–e0237772. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237772.
Boulle, Andrew; Davies, Mary-Ann; Hussey, Hannah; Ismail, Muzzammil; Morden, Erna et al. (2020). Risk factors for COVID-19 death in a population cohort study from the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1198.
Marbaniang, Ivan; Sangle, Shashikala; Nimkar, Smita; Zarekar, Kanta; Salvi, Sonali et al. (2020). The Burden of Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in Pune, India. Research Square. http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-45412/v1.
Zürcher, Kathrin; Morrow, Carl; Riou, Julien; Ballif, Marie; Koch, Anastasia Sideris et al. (2020). Novel approach to estimate tuberculosis transmission in primary care clinics in sub-Saharan Africa: protocol of a prospective study. BMJ Open, 10 (8), S. e036214–e036214. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036214.
Sohn, Annette H.; Lumbiganon, Pagakrong; Kurniati, Nia; Lapphra, Keswadee; Law, Matthew et al. (2020). Determining standardized causes of death of infants, children, and adolescents living with HIV in Asia. AIDS (London, England), 34 (10), S. 1527–1537. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002583.
Yunihastuti, Evy; Teeratakulpisarn, Nipat; Jeo, Wifanto Saditya; Nilasari, Hanny; Rachmadi, Lisnawati et al. (2020). Incidence, clearance, persistence and factors related with high-risk anal HPV persistence in South-East Asian MSM and transgender women. AIDS (London, England). http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002654.
Loiseau, Chloé; Brites, Daniela; Reinhard, Miriam; Zürcher, Kathrin; Borrell, Sonia et al. (2020). HIV coinfection is associated with low fitness rpoB variants in rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00782-20.
Duda, Stephany N.; Musick, Beverly S.; Davies, Mary-Ann; Sohn, Annette H.; Ledergerber, Bruno et al. (2020). The IeDEA Data Exchange Standard: a common data model for global HIV cohort collaboration (preprint). Health Informatics. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.22.20159921
Tchounga, Boris; Horo, Apollinaire; Boni, Simon; Tanon, Aristophane; Folquet, Madeleine Amorissani et al. (2020). Human papilloma viruses infection among adolescent females perinatally infected with HIV in Côte d’Ivoire. Sexually Transmitted Infections, S. sextrans-2019-054420. http://doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054420.
Adedimeji, Adebola; Ajeh, Rogers; Dzudie, Anastase; Kendowo, Ernestine; Fuhngwa, Norbert et al. (2020). Cervical human papillomavirus DNA detection in women living with HIV and HIV-uninfected women living in Limbe, Cameroon. Journal of Clinical Virology, 128. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104445.
Chan, Andrew T.; Drew, David A.; Nguyen, Long H.; Joshi, Amit D.; Ma, Wenjie et al. (2020). The COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: A Call to Action. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention : A Publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, Cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 29 (7), S. 1283–1289. http://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0606.
Patten, Gabriela; Puthanakit, Thanyawee; McGowan, Catherine C.; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara; Hazra, Rohan et al. (2020). Raltegravir use and outcomes among children and adolescents living with HIV in the IeDEA global consortium. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (7). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25580.
Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Dao Ostinelli, Cam H.; Chammartin, Frédérique; Maxwell, Nicola; Davies, Mary-Ann et al. (2020). Trends in CD4 and viral load testing 2005 to 2018: multi-cohort study of people living with HIV in Southern Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (7), S. e25546–e25546. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25546.
Sudjaritruk, Tavitiya; Teeraananchai, Sirinya; Kariminia, Azar; Lapphra, Keswadee; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran et al. (2020). Impact of low-level viraemia on virological failure among Asian children with perinatally acquired HIV on first-line combination antiretroviral treatment: a multicentre, retrospective cohort study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (7). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25550.
Tchakounte Youngui, Boris; Coffie, Patrick; Messou, Eugène; Poda, Armel; Fortes Deguenonvo, Louise et al. (2020). Incidence of Tuberculosis During the First Year of Antiretroviral Treatment in West African HIV-Infected Adults. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 7 (6). http://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa203.
Bartlett, Adam W.; Sudjaritruk, Tavitiya; Mohamed, Thahira J.; Anugulruengkitt, Suvaporn; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran et al. (2020). Identification, management and outcomes of combination antiretroviral treatment failure in adolescents with perinatal HIV infection in Asia. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa872.
Boettiger, David C.; Newall, Anthony T.; Chattranukulchai, Pairoj; Chaiwarith, Romanee; Khusuwan, Suwimon et al. (2020). Statins for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention in people living with HIV in Thailand: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 Suppl 1 (S1), S. e25494–e25494. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25494.
Osler, Meg; Cornell, Morna; Ford, Nathan; Hilderbrand, Katherine; Goemaere, Eric et al. (2020). Population-wide differentials in HIV service access and outcomes in the Western Cape for men as compared to women, South Africa: 2008 to 2018: a cohort analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 Suppl 2 (S2), S. e25530–e25530. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25530.
Makusha, Tawanda; van Rooyen, Heidi & Cornell, Morna (2020). Reframing the approach to heterosexual men in the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 Suppl 2 (S2), S. e25510–e25510. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25510.
Dovel, Kathryn; Dworkin, Shari L.; Cornell, Morna; Coates, Thomas J. & Yeatman, Sara (2020). Gendered health institutions: examining the organization of health services and men’s use of HIV testing in Malawi. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (S2). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25517.
Ross, Jonathan; Ribakare, Muhayimpundu; Remera, Eric; Murenzi, Gad; Munyaneza, Athanase et al. (2020). High levels of viral load monitoring and viral suppression under Treat All in Rwanda – a cross‐sectional study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (6). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25543.
Rebeiro, Peter F.; Cohen, Mollie J.; Ewing, Heather M.; Figueiredo, Marina Cruvinel; Peetluk, Lauren Saag et al. (2020). Knowledge and stigma of latent tuberculosis infection in Brazil: implications for tuberculosis prevention strategies. BMC Public Health, 20 (1), S. 897–897. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09053-1.

Publications 2021

Nyakato, Patience; Schomaker, Michael; Sipambo, Nosisa; Technau, Karl-Günter; Fatti, Geoffrey et al. (2021). Virologic response of adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in the period of early adolescence (10-14 years) in South Africa. AIDS (London, England), 35 (6), S. 971–978. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002818.
Yumo, Habakkuk A.; Ndenkeh, Jackson N.; Sieleunou, Isidore; Nsame, Denis N.; Kuwoh, Pius B. et al. (2021). Human immunodeficiency virus case detection and antiretroviral therapy enrollment among children below and above 18 months old: A comparative analysis from Cameroon. Medicine, 100 (17), S. e25510. http://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000025510.
McMahon, Devon E.; Semeere, Aggrey; Laker-Oketta, Miriam; Byakwaga, Helen; Mugglin, Catrina et al. (2021). Global disparities in skin cancer services at HIV treatment centers across 29 countries. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2021.02.758.
Enane, Leslie A.; Apondi, Edith; Omollo, Mark; Toromo, Judith J.; Bakari, Salim et al. (2021). “I just keep quiet about it and act as if everything is alright” - The cascade from trauma to disengagement among adolescents living with HIV in western Kenya. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24 (4), S. e25695. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25695.
Eden, Svetlana K.; Li, Chun & Shepherd, Bryan E. (2021). Nonparametric estimation of Spearman’s rank correlation with bivariate survival data. Biometrics. http://doi.org/10.1111/biom.13453.
Oh, Eric J.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Lumley, Thomas & Shaw, Pamela A. (2021). Improved generalized raking estimators to address dependent covariate and failure-time outcome error. Biometrical Journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift. http://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.202000187.
Brazier, Ellen; Tymejczyk, Olga; Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Egger, Matthias; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara et al. (2021). Effects of national adoption of Treat-All guidelines on pre-ART CD4 testing and viral load monitoring after ART initiation: A regression discontinuity analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, S. ciab222. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab222.
Peetluk, Lauren S.; Ridolfi, Felipe M.; Rebeiro, Peter F.; Liu, Dandan; Rolla, Valeria C. et al. (2021). Systematic review of prediction models for pulmonary tuberculosis treatment outcomes in adults. BMJ Open, 11 (3), S. e044687. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044687.
Chiarappa, Joseph A. & Hoover, Donald R. (2021). Comparative poisson clinical trials of multiple experimental treatments vs a single control using the negative multinomial distribution. Statistics in Medicine. http://doi.org/10.1002/sim.8914.
Boettiger, David C.; Newall, Anthony T.; Phillips, Andrew; Bendavid, Eran; Law, Matthew G. et al. (2021). Cost-effectiveness of statins for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease among people living with HIV in the United States. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24 (3), S. e25690. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25690.
Rodrigues, Amanda; Struchiner, Claudio J.; Coelho, Lara E.; Veloso, Valdilea G.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz et al. (2021). Late initiation of antiretroviral therapy: inequalities by educational level despite universal access to care and treatment. BMC Public Health, 21 (1), S. 389. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10421-8.
Adedimeji, Adebola; Ajeh, Rogers; Pierz, Amanda; Nkeng, Relindis; Ndenkeh, Jackson Jr et al. (2021). Challenges and opportunities associated with cervical cancer screening programs in a low income, high HIV prevalence context. BMC Women’s Health, 21 (1), S. 74. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-021-01211-w.
Nijhawan, Ank E.; Mathews, W. Christopher; Raifman, Julia; Fleming, Julia; Gebo, Kelly A. et al. (2021). Hospitalization rates among persons with HIV who gained Medicaid or private insurance after the Affordable Care Act in 2014. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999). http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002645.
Markmann, Alena J.; Giallourou, Natasa; Bhowmik, D. Ryan; Hou, Yixuan J.; Lerner, Aaron et al. (2021). Sex disparities and neutralizing antibody durability to SARS-CoV-2 infection in convalescent individuals. MedRxiv: The Preprint Server for Health Sciences. http://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.01.21250493.
Mageras, Anna; Brazier, Ellen; Niyongabo, Théodore; Murenzi, Gad; D’Amour Sinayobye, Jean et al. (2021). Comparison of cohort characteristics in Central Africa International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS and Demographic Health Surveys: Rwanda and Burundi. International Journal of STD & AIDS, S. 956462420983783. http://doi.org/10.1177/0956462420983783.
Collins, Lauren F.; Colasanti, Jonathan A.; Nguyen, Minh L.; Moran, Caitlin A.; Lahiri, Cecile D. et al. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic as a catalyst for differentiated care models to end the HIV epidemic in the United States: applying lessons from high-burden settings. AIDS (London, England), 35 (2), S. 337–341. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002746.
Tsondai, Priscilla Ruvimbo; Davies, Mary-Ann; Singtoroj, Thida; Maxwell, Nicola; McGowan, Catherine C. et al. (2021). Improving Methods to Classify Perinatal versus Nonperinatal HIV Acquisition in Young Adolescents 10-14 Years of Age. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. http://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003059.
Sun, Jing; Althoff, Keri N.; Jing, Yuezhou; Horberg, Michael A.; Buchacz, Kate et al. (2021). Trends in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence and Risk Among Persons With HIV in the US and Canada, 1996-2015. JAMA Network Open, 4 (2), S. e2037512. http://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37512.
Muchengeti, Mazvita; Bohlius, Julia & Dhokotera, Tafadzwa G. (2021). Conjunctival cancer in people living with HIV. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 34 (1), S. 1–7. http://doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000705.
Sudjaritruk, Tavitiya; Aurpibul, Linda; Songtaweesin, Wipaporn Natalie; Narkpongphun, Assawin; Thisayakorn, Paul et al. (2021). Integration of mental health services into HIV healthcare facilities among Thai adolescents and young adults living with HIV. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24 (2), S. e25668. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25668.
Ujeneza, Eva Liliane; Ndifon, Wilfred; Sawry, Shobna; Fatti, Geoffrey; Riou, Julien et al. (2021). A mechanistic model for long-term immunological outcomes in South African HIV-infected children and adults receiving ART. ELife, 10. http://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.42390.
Agler, Robert A.; Zivich, Paul N.; Kawende, Bienvenu; Behets, Frieda & Yotebieng, Marcel (2021). Postpartum depressive symptoms following implementation of the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding program in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: A cohort study. PLOS Medicine, 18 (1), S. e1003465–e1003465. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003465.
Castilho, Jessica L.; Kim, Ahra; Jenkins, Cathy A.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Gotuzzo, Eduardo et al. (2021). Antiretroviral therapy and Kaposi’s sarcoma trends and outcomes among adults with HIV in Latin America. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24 (1). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25658.
Pierz, Amanda J.; Ajeh, Rogers; Fuhngwa, Norbert; Nasah, Judith; Dzudie, Anastase et al. (2021). Acceptability of Self-Sampling for Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women Living With HIV and HIV-Negative Women in Limbé, Cameroon. Frontiers in Reproductive Health, 2, S. 561202–561202. http://doi.org/10.3389/frph.2020.561202.
Pereira, Gerson Fernando Mendes; Kim, Ahra; Jalil, Emilia M.; Fernandes Fonseca, Fernanda; Shepherd, Bryan E. et al. (2021). Dolutegravir and pregnancy outcomes in women on antiretroviral therapy in Brazil: a retrospective national cohort study. The Lancet. HIV, 8 (1), S. e33–e41. http://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(20)30268-X.
Ruffieux, Y.; Efthimiou, O.; Van den Heuvel, L. L.; Joska, J. A.; Cornell, M. et al. (2021). The treatment gap for mental disorders in adults enrolled in HIV treatment programmes in South Africa: a cohort study using linked electronic health records. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 30, S. e37. http://doi.org/10.1017/S2045796021000196.
Ruffieux, Y.; Muchengeti, M.; Egger, M.; Efthimiou, O.; Bartels, L. et al. (2021). Immunodeficiency and Cancer in 3.5 Million People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: the South African HIV Cancer Match Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab087.

SARETI – Call for applications

The South African Research Ethics Training Initiative – call for applications

The call for applications is now open and applications close on Friday, 30 July 2021.

The SARETI programme offers PhD leadership training in research ethics to professionals involved with health research in Africa. It will train African candidates who have interests compatible with one or more of the following three themes that will provide a thematic focus to the programme:

  • Improving health research systems in Africa through research ethics leadership
  • Improving effectiveness and efficiency of ethics review systems through research ethics leadership
  • Maximising social value of research in Africa through research ethics leadership

More information can be found here.

IWHOD Webinar Series – keeping the IWHOD spirit alive

NEXT WEBINAR

26th April 2021     15:00 hrs – 16:00 hrs (BST)

How HIV has helped us respond to COVID: voices from the frontline

Simon Collins (HIV i-base, London) will be interviewing HIV experts taking a lead in the COVID-19 response:

Prof Karine Lacombe (Clinician at St Antoine Hospital, Paris)
Prof Andrew Boulle (Public Health specialist at University of Cape Town, Cape Town)
Prof Miguel Hernan (Methodologist at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston)
Prof Roger Kouyos (Modeller at University Hospital, Zurich)
Prof Julia Del Amo (Policymaker at Ministry of Health and Social Policy, Madrid)  
For more information and to register, please visit the IWHOD Website

Publications 2020

Taghavi, Katayoun; Moono, Misinzo; Mwanahamuntu, Mulindi; Basu, Partha; Limacher, Andreas et al. (2020). Screening test accuracy to improve detection of precancerous lesions of the cervix in women living with HIV: a study protocol. BMJ Open, 10 (12), S. e037955. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037955.
Petoumenos, Kathy; Kuwanda, Locadiah; Ryom, Lene; Mocroft, Amanda; Reiss, Peter et al. (2020). Effect of changes in body mass index on the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus in HIV-positive individuals: results from the D: A: D study. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999), Publish Ahead of Print. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002603.
Desmonde, Sophie; Ciaranello, Andrea L.; Malateste, Karen; Musick, Beverly; Patten, Gabriela et al. (2020). Age-specific mortality rate ratios in adolescents and youth aged 10–24 years living with perinatally versus non-perinatally-acquired HIV. AIDS, Publish Ahead of Print. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002765.
Han, Win Min; Bijker, Rimke; Chandrasekaran, Ezhilarasi; Pujari, Sanjay; Ng, Oon Tek et al. (2020). Validation of the D: A: D Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Score Model Among People Living With HIV in the Asia-Pacific. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999), 85 (4), S. 489–497. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002464.
Giganti, Mark J. & Shepherd, Bryan E. (2020). Multiple-Imputation Variance Estimation in Studies With Missing or Misclassified Inclusion Criteria. American Journal of Epidemiology, 189 (12), S. 1628–1632. http://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwaa153.
Tsondai, Priscilla R.; Braithwaite, Kate; Fatti, Geoffrey; Bolton Moore, Carolyn; Chimbetete, Cleophas et al. (2020). Characteristics and outcomes of adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV within Southern Africa. AIDS (London, England), 34 (15), S. 2275–2284. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002683.
Bernard, Charlotte; Font, Hélène; Diallo, Zélica; Ahonon, Richard; Tine, Judicaël Malick et al. (2020). Prevalence and factors associated with severe depressive symptoms in older west African people living with HIV. BMC Psychiatry, 20 (1), S. 442–442. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02837-0.
Marbaniang, Ivan; Sangle, Shashikala; Nimkar, Smita; Zarekar, Kanta; Salvi, Sonali et al. (2020). The burden of anxiety among people living with HIV during the COVID-19 pandemic in Pune, India. BMC Public Health, 20 (1). http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09656-8.
Taghavi, Katayoun; Rohner, Eliane; Basu, Partha; Low, Nicola; Rutjes, Anne et al. (2020). Screening test accuracy of portable devices that can be used to perform colposcopy for detecting CIN2+ in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Women’s Health, 20 (1). http://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-020-01121-3.
Hauser, Anthony; Kusejko, Katharina; Johnson, Leigh F.; Günthard, Huldrych F.; Riou, Julien et al. (2020). Impact of scaling up dolutegravir on antiretroviral resistance in South Africa: A modeling study. PLOS Medicine, 17 (12), S. e1003397–e1003397. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003397.
Penn-Nicholson, Adam; Mbandi, Stanley Kimbung; Thompson, Ethan; Mendelsohn, Simon C.; Suliman, Sara et al. (2020). RISK6, a 6-gene transcriptomic signature of TB disease risk, diagnosis and treatment response. Scientific Reports, 10 (1). http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-65043-8.
Oliveira-de-Souza, Deivide; Vinhaes, Caian L.; Arriaga, María B.; Kumar, Nathella Pavan; Queiroz, Artur T. L. et al. (2020). Aging increases the systemic molecular degree of inflammatory perturbation in patients with tuberculosis. Scientific Reports, 10 (1). http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68255-0.
Haas, Andreas D.; Technau, Karl‐Günter; Pahad, Shenaaz; Braithwaite, Kate; Madzivhandila, Mampho et al. (2020). Mental health, substance use and viral suppression in adolescents receiving ART at a paediatric HIV clinic in South Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (12). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25644.
Anderegg, Nanina; Hector, Jonas; Jefferys, Laura F.; Burgos-Soto, Juan; Hobbins, Michael A. et al. (2020). Loss to follow-up correction increased mortality estimates in HIV–positive people on antiretroviral therapy in Mozambique. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 128, S. 83–92. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.08.012.
Kim, H. Nina (2020). Chronic Hepatitis B and HIV Coinfection: A Continuing Challenge in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy. Current Hepatology Reports, 19 (4), S. 345–353. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11901-020-00541-x.
Han, W. M.; Jiamsakul, A.; Jantarapakde, J.; Yunihastuti, E.; Choi, J. Y. et al. (2020). Association of body mass index with immune recovery, virological failure and cardiovascular disease risk among people living with HIV. HIV Medicine. http://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13017.
Mpofu, Philani B.; Bakoyannis, Giorgos; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T.; Mwangi, Ann W. & Mburu, Margaret (2020). A pseudo‐likelihood method for estimating misclassification probabilities in competing‐risks settings when true‐event data are partially observed. Biometrical Journal, 62 (7), S. 1747–1768. http://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201900198.
Tao, Ran; Lotspeich, Sarah C.; Amorim, Gustavo; Shaw, Pamela A. & Shepherd, Bryan E. (2020). Efficient semiparametric inference for two-phase studies with outcome and covariate measurement errors. Statistics in Medicine, S. sim.8799-sim.8799. http://doi.org/10.1002/sim.8799.
Ross, J.; Jiamsakul, A.; Kumarasamy, N.; Azwa, I.; Merati, T. P. et al. (2020). Virological failure and HIV drug resistance among adults living with HIV on second-line antiretroviral therapy in the Asia-Pacific. HIV Medicine, S. hiv.13006-hiv.13006. http://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13006.
Haas, Andreas D.; Radin, Elizabeth; Hakim, Avi J.; Jahn, Andreas; Philip, Neena M. et al. (2020). Prevalence of nonsuppressed viral load and associated factors among HIV-positive adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (2015 to 2017): results from population-based nationally representative surveys. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (11), S. e25631. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25631.
Desmonde, Sophie; Neilan, Anne M.; Musick, Beverly; Patten, Gabriela; Chokephaibulkit, Kulkanya et al. (2020). Time-varying age- and CD4-stratified rates of mortality and WHO stage 3 and stage 4 events in children, adolescents and youth 0 to 24 years living with perinatally acquired HIV, before and after antiretroviral therapy initiation in the paediatric IeDEA Gl. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (10), S. e25617–e25617. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25617.
Reichmuth, Martina L.; Hömke, Rico; Zürcher, Kathrin; Sander, Peter; Avihingsanon, Anchalee et al. (2020). Natural Polymorphisms in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Conferring Resistance to Delamanid in Drug-Naive Patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64 (11). http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00513-20.
Arikawa, Shino; Dumazert, Patricia; Messou, Eugène; Burgos-Soto, Juan; Tiendrebeogo, Thierry et al. (2020). Childbearing desire and reproductive behaviors among women living with HIV: A cross-sectional study in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. PLoS ONE, 15 (10 October). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239859.
Patsis, Ioannis; Goodrich, Suzanne; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T.; Brown, Steven A.; Musick, Beverly S. et al. (2020). Lower rates of ART initiation and decreased retention among ART-naïve patients who consume alcohol enrolling in HIV care and treatment programs in Kenya and Uganda. PLoS ONE, 15 (10 October 2020). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240654.
Haas, Andreas D.; Ruffieux, Yann; van den Heuvel, Leigh Luella; Lund, Crick; Boulle, Andrew et al. (2020). Excess mortality associated with mental illness in people living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa: a cohort study using linked electronic health records. The Lancet Global Health, 8 (10), S. e1326–e1334. http://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30279-5.
Rebeiro, Peter F.; Duda, Stephany N.; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara K.; Nash, Denis & Althoff, Keri N. (2020). Implications of COVID-19 for HIV Research: data sources, indicators and longitudinal analyses. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (10), S. e25627–e25627. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25627.
Demitto, Fernanda O.; Araújo-Pereira, Mariana; Schmaltz, Carolina A.; Sant’Anna, Flávia M.; Arriaga, María B. et al. (2020). Impact of Persistent Anemia on Systemic Inflammation and Tuberculosis Outcomes in Persons Living With HIV. Frontiers in Immunology, 11. http://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2020.588405.
Seth, Divya; Williams, Victoria L.; McMahon, Devon E.; Regan, Susan; Busakhala, Naftali et al. (2020). The role of dermatology in Kaposi sarcoma diagnosis across three regions in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.114.
Parcesepe, Angela M.; Lancaster, Kathryn; Edelman, E. Jennifer; DeBoni, Raquel; Ross, Jeremy et al. (2020). Substance use service availability in HIV treatment programs: Data from the global IeDEA consortium, 2014-2015 and 2017. PLoS ONE, 15 (8 August), S. e0237772–e0237772. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237772.
Boulle, Andrew; Davies, Mary-Ann; Hussey, Hannah; Ismail, Muzzammil; Morden, Erna et al. (2020). Risk factors for COVID-19 death in a population cohort study from the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1198.
Marbaniang, Ivan; Sangle, Shashikala; Nimkar, Smita; Zarekar, Kanta; Salvi, Sonali et al. (2020). The Burden of Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in Pune, India. Research Square. http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-45412/v1.
Zürcher, Kathrin; Morrow, Carl; Riou, Julien; Ballif, Marie; Koch, Anastasia Sideris et al. (2020). Novel approach to estimate tuberculosis transmission in primary care clinics in sub-Saharan Africa: protocol of a prospective study. BMJ Open, 10 (8), S. e036214–e036214. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036214.
Sohn, Annette H.; Lumbiganon, Pagakrong; Kurniati, Nia; Lapphra, Keswadee; Law, Matthew et al. (2020). Determining standardized causes of death of infants, children, and adolescents living with HIV in Asia. AIDS (London, England), 34 (10), S. 1527–1537. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002583.
Yunihastuti, Evy; Teeratakulpisarn, Nipat; Jeo, Wifanto Saditya; Nilasari, Hanny; Rachmadi, Lisnawati et al. (2020). Incidence, clearance, persistence and factors related with high-risk anal HPV persistence in South-East Asian MSM and transgender women. AIDS (London, England). http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002654.
Loiseau, Chloé; Brites, Daniela; Reinhard, Miriam; Zürcher, Kathrin; Borrell, Sonia et al. (2020). HIV coinfection is associated with low fitness rpoB variants in rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00782-20.
Duda, Stephany N.; Musick, Beverly S.; Davies, Mary-Ann; Sohn, Annette H.; Ledergerber, Bruno et al. (2020). The IeDEA Data Exchange Standard: a common data model for global HIV cohort collaboration (preprint). Health Informatics. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.22.20159921
Tchounga, Boris; Horo, Apollinaire; Boni, Simon; Tanon, Aristophane; Folquet, Madeleine Amorissani et al. (2020). Human papilloma viruses infection among adolescent females perinatally infected with HIV in Côte d’Ivoire. Sexually Transmitted Infections, S. sextrans-2019-054420. http://doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054420.
Adedimeji, Adebola; Ajeh, Rogers; Dzudie, Anastase; Kendowo, Ernestine; Fuhngwa, Norbert et al. (2020). Cervical human papillomavirus DNA detection in women living with HIV and HIV-uninfected women living in Limbe, Cameroon. Journal of Clinical Virology, 128. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104445.
Chan, Andrew T.; Drew, David A.; Nguyen, Long H.; Joshi, Amit D.; Ma, Wenjie et al. (2020). The COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: A Call to Action. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention : A Publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, Cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 29 (7), S. 1283–1289. http://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0606.
Patten, Gabriela; Puthanakit, Thanyawee; McGowan, Catherine C.; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara; Hazra, Rohan et al. (2020). Raltegravir use and outcomes among children and adolescents living with HIV in the IeDEA global consortium. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (7). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25580.
Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Dao Ostinelli, Cam H.; Chammartin, Frédérique; Maxwell, Nicola; Davies, Mary-Ann et al. (2020). Trends in CD4 and viral load testing 2005 to 2018: multi-cohort study of people living with HIV in Southern Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (7), S. e25546–e25546. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25546.
Sudjaritruk, Tavitiya; Teeraananchai, Sirinya; Kariminia, Azar; Lapphra, Keswadee; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran et al. (2020). Impact of low-level viraemia on virological failure among Asian children with perinatally acquired HIV on first-line combination antiretroviral treatment: a multicentre, retrospective cohort study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (7). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25550.
Tchakounte Youngui, Boris; Coffie, Patrick; Messou, Eugène; Poda, Armel; Fortes Deguenonvo, Louise et al. (2020). Incidence of Tuberculosis During the First Year of Antiretroviral Treatment in West African HIV-Infected Adults. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 7 (6). http://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa203.
Bartlett, Adam W.; Sudjaritruk, Tavitiya; Mohamed, Thahira J.; Anugulruengkitt, Suvaporn; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran et al. (2020). Identification, management and outcomes of combination antiretroviral treatment failure in adolescents with perinatal HIV infection in Asia. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. http://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa872.
Boettiger, David C.; Newall, Anthony T.; Chattranukulchai, Pairoj; Chaiwarith, Romanee; Khusuwan, Suwimon et al. (2020). Statins for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention in people living with HIV in Thailand: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 Suppl 1 (S1), S. e25494–e25494. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25494.
Osler, Meg; Cornell, Morna; Ford, Nathan; Hilderbrand, Katherine; Goemaere, Eric et al. (2020). Population-wide differentials in HIV service access and outcomes in the Western Cape for men as compared to women, South Africa: 2008 to 2018: a cohort analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 Suppl 2 (S2), S. e25530–e25530. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25530.
Makusha, Tawanda; van Rooyen, Heidi & Cornell, Morna (2020). Reframing the approach to heterosexual men in the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 Suppl 2 (S2), S. e25510–e25510. http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25510.
Dovel, Kathryn; Dworkin, Shari L.; Cornell, Morna; Coates, Thomas J. & Yeatman, Sara (2020). Gendered health institutions: examining the organization of health services and men’s use of HIV testing in Malawi. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (S2). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25517.
Ross, Jonathan; Ribakare, Muhayimpundu; Remera, Eric; Murenzi, Gad; Munyaneza, Athanase et al. (2020). High levels of viral load monitoring and viral suppression under Treat All in Rwanda – a cross‐sectional study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 23 (6). http://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25543.
Rebeiro, Peter F.; Cohen, Mollie J.; Ewing, Heather M.; Figueiredo, Marina Cruvinel; Peetluk, Lauren Saag et al. (2020). Knowledge and stigma of latent tuberculosis infection in Brazil: implications for tuberculosis prevention strategies. BMC Public Health, 20 (1), S. 897–897. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09053-1.

CROI 2021 – Abstract and scholarship submission to open soon!

The abstract and scholarship submission for CROI 2021 will open this week with a submission deadline of December 1, 2020.

CROI 2021 will take place virtually from March 6 to 10, 2021.

All abstracts presenting new research in HIV infection and other emerging viral infections such as hepatitis C virus or COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 are eligible for submission. The Scientific Program Committee and external reviewers select submissions on the basis of their medical and scientific significance, timeliness, quality of data and methodology. For more information visit the CROI 2021 website.