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Reliability of anthropometric measures in a longitudinal cohort of patients initiating ART in West Africa

BMCSicotte M, Ledoux M, Zunzunegui MV, Ag-Aboubacrine S, Nguyen V-K. Reliability of anthropometric measures in a longitudinal cohort of patients initiating ART in West Africa. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011; 10:102. Continue reading Reliability of anthropometric measures in a longitudinal cohort of patients initiating ART in West Africa

Socio-demographic correlates of late treatment initiation in a cohort of patients starting antiretroviral treatment in Mali, West Africa

caic20.v026.i07.coverPirkle CM, Nguyen V-K, Ag Aboubacrine S, Cissé M, Zunzunegui MV. Socio-demographic correlates of late treatment initiation in a cohort of patients starting antiretroviral treatment in Mali, West Africa. AIDS Care. 2011; 23(11): 1425-1429.
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Impact of a modified directly administered antiretroviral treatment intervention on virological outcome in HIV-patients treated in Burkina Faso and Mali

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Pirkle C, C Boileau, V-K Nguyen, N Machouf, S Ag-Aboubacrine, PA Niamba, J Drabo, S Koala, C Tremblay, S Rashed. Impact of a modified directly administered antiretroviral treatment intervention on virological outcome in HIV-patients treated in Burkina Faso and Mali. HIV Medicine 200910(3): 152-156.
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Government-by-exception: enrolment and experimentality in mass HIV treatment programs in Africa

V-K Nguyen. Government-by-exception: enrolment and experimentality in mass HIV treatment programs in Africa. Social Theory and Health 2009 7(3): 196-222.

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Gender-Related Factors Influencing HIV Serostatus Disclosure in Patients Receiving HAART in West Africa

Disclosure of HIV serostatus remains an important tool for the prevention of new infections and early initiation of treatment for HIV-positive individuals’ regular sexual partners. Continue reading Gender-Related Factors Influencing HIV Serostatus Disclosure in Patients Receiving HAART in West Africa

Low Prevalence of Detectable HIV Plasma Viremia in Patients Treated With Antiretroviral Therapy in Burkina Faso and Mali

JAIDSBoileau C, V-K Nguyen, M Sylla, N Machouf, A Chamblerland, HA Traoré, PA Niamba, I Diallo, M Maiga, M Cissé, S Rashed, C Tremblay. Low prevalence of detectable HIV plasma viraemia in patients treated with antiretroviral therapy in Burkina Faso and Mali. JAIDS. 2008; 48 (4) 464-472.
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Characterization of drug resistance in antiretroviral-treated patients infected with HIV-1 CRF02_AG and AGK subtypes in Mali and Burkina Faso

IMPSylla M, A Chamberland, C Boileau, HA Troaré, S Ag-Aboubacrine, M Cissé, S Koala, J Drabo, I Diallo, P Niamba, D Tremblay-Sher, N Machouf, S Rashed, D Nickle, V-K Nguyen, C Tremblay for the ATARAO Group. Characterization of drug resistance in antiretroviral-treated patients infected with HIV-1 CRF02_AG and AGK subtypes in Mali and Burkina Faso. Antiviral therapy. 2008; 13 (1) 141-8. Continue reading Characterization of drug resistance in antiretroviral-treated patients infected with HIV-1 CRF02_AG and AGK subtypes in Mali and Burkina Faso

Adherence as therapeutic citizenship: impact of the history of access to antiretroviral drugs on adherence to treatment

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A dramatic increase in the use of antiretroviral drugs in Africa has increased focus on adherence to treatment, which has so far been equivalent if not superior to that in northern contexts. The reasons for this exceptional adherence are poorly understood Continue reading Adherence as therapeutic citizenship: impact of the history of access to antiretroviral drugs on adherence to treatment

HIV-Specific Effector Activity In Patients In Primary HIV Infection

The Journal of Infectious DiseasesAlter, G, A Merchant, CM Tsoukas, D Rouleau, R LeBlanc, P Côté, J-G Baril, R Thomas, VK Nguyen, R Sékaly and J-P Routy, and NF Bernard. HIV-Specific Effector Activity In Patients In Primary HIV Infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2002; 185: 755-765.

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Revisiting Local Biology in the Era of Global Health

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gmea20.v033.i03.coverBrotherton, P. Sean, and Vinh-Kim Nguyen. “Revisiting Local Biology in the Era of Global Health.” Medical Anthropology 32, no. 4 (2013): 287–90. doi:10.1080/01459740.2013.791290. Continue reading Revisiting Local Biology in the Era of Global Health

Abacavir/Lamivudine Fixed-Dose Combination With Ritonavir-Boosted Darunavir: A Safe and Efficacious Regimen for HIV Therapy

HIVTrottier, B, N Machouf, R Thomas, S Gallant, D Longpré, S Vézina, M Boissonnault, S Lavoie, D Legault, K Dion, V-K Nguyen. Abacavir/lamivudine fixed-dose combination with ritonavir-boosted darunavir: a safe and efficacious regimen for HIV therapy. HIV Clinical Trials 2012; 13(6): 335-342. Continue reading Abacavir/Lamivudine Fixed-Dose Combination With Ritonavir-Boosted Darunavir: A Safe and Efficacious Regimen for HIV Therapy