• Low vitamin-D levels combined with PKP3-SIGIRR-TMEM16J host variants is associated with tuberculosis and death in HIV-infected and -exposed infants 

      Gupta, Amita; Montepiedra, Grace; Gupte, Akshay; Zeldow, Bret; Jubulis, Jennifer; Detrick, Barbara; Violari, Avy; Madhi, Shabir; Bobat, Raziya; Cotton, Mark; Mitchell, Charles; Spector, Stephen; IMPAACT NWCS113 and P1041 Study Team (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: This study examined the associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and specific host genetic variants that affect vitamin D levels or its effects on immune function, with the risk of TB or mortality in children. ...
    • Nevirapine versus ritonavir-boosted lopinavir for HIV-infected children 

      Violari, Avy; Paed, F. C.; Lindsey, Jane C.; Hughes, Michael D.; Mujuru, Hilda A.; Barlow-Mosha, Linda; Kamthunzi, Portia; Chi, Benjamin H.; Cotton, Mark F.; Moultrie, Harry; Khadse, Sandhya; Schimana, Werner; Bobat, Raziya; Purdue, Lynette; Eshleman, Susan H.; Abrams, Elaine J.; Millar, Linda; Petzold, Elizabeth; Mofenson, Lynne M.; Jean-Philippe, Patrick; Palumbo, Paul (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2012)
      BACKGROUND: Nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy is the predominant (and often the only) regimen available for children in resource-limited settings. Nevirapine resistance after exposure to the drug for prevention of ...