Abstracts

From 2010-Now


 

  • Pai NP, Kurji J*, Singam A, Barick R, Shivkumar P, Jafri Y, Klein MB, Chhabra S: CIHR CTN I S243 study: Simultaneous timed triple screening (SiTTS) for HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphilis with rapid point-of-care tests in rural pregnant women in India:  oral presentation at the Canadian HIV AIDS Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, May 13-16 2010

 

  • Balram B*, Pai NP. Reporting of patient centered outcomes: To GRADE or not to GRADE? Accepted for poster presentation at Canadian HIV AIDS Conference, Saskatoon, Canada. May 13-16, 2010.

 

  • Srinivasa B, Alizadehfar R, Desrosiers M, Shuster J, Pai NP, Tsoukas CM. Diagnosis and Management of Adult Primary Immunodeficiency Disease. Primary Immunodeficiency conference. Chicago. May 2010

 

  • Routy JP, Boulassel MR, Pai NP, Chomont N, Sekaly RP. Contribution of Patient characteristics, CD4 T cells and ART potency in the establishment of HIV reservoir size.  International AIDS Conference Vienna 201017-21 July, Vienna 2010

 

  • Pai NP, Balram B*, Shivkumar S, Martinez-Cajas J, Pai M, Klein MB. Head to head comparisons of Oraquick oral and Oraquick finger stick point-of-care test: results from a meta-analyses. 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of American.  October 29 – November 1, 20 Philadelphia PA, 2010

 

  • Srinivasa B, Alizadehfar R, Desrosiers M, Shuster J, Pai NP, Tsoukas C.  Diagnosis and Management of Adult Primary Immune Deficiencies.  47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of American.  October 29 – November 1, 2010 Philadelphia PA.

 

  • Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Pai M, Lambert G, Pai NP. False reactive test results with Oraquick oral rapid point-of-care test: a critique of evidence. Forum for Collaborative HIV Research, National Summit on HIV diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care, Nov 17-19, 2010. Maryland. DC.

 

  • Pai NP, Kurji J, Singam A, Barick R, Shivkumar P, Jafari Y*, Klein MB, Chhabra S: CIHR CTN S243 study: Simultaneous timed triple screening (SiTTS) for HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphilis with rapid point-of-care tests in rural pregnant women in India:  Poster presentation. National Summit on HIV diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care, Forum for Collaborative HIV Research, Nov 17-19 2010. Maryland. DC

 

  • Pai NP, Balram B*, Shivkumar S, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Peeling R, Joseph L. Head to head comparisons of Oraquick oral and finger stick point-of-care test: results from a meta-analyses. Poster presentation. National Summit on HIV diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care, Forum for Collaborative HIV Research, Nov 17-19 Maryland. DC

 

  • Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. HIV Oral point-of-care assays: Is the evidence good enough? Oral presentation A CIHR sponsored workshop on Point-of-care diagnostics: quo vadis? November 30th, 2010. Hotel Novotel, Montreal. Oral presentation

 

  • Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Secondary outcomes with oral Point of care tests for HIV: a review. Oral presentation. A CIHR sponsored workshop on Point-of-care diagnostics: quo vadis? November 30th, 2010. Hotel Novotel, Montreal. Oral presentation

 

  • Shivkumar S*, Jafari Y, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Performance of Hepatitis B Point- of-care tests for HIV: a review of evidence. A CIHR sponsored workshop on Point-of-care diagnostics: quo vadis? November 30th, 2010. Hotel Novotel, Montreal. Oral presentation

 

  • Jafari Y*, Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Performance of Syphilis Point of care tests for HIV: a review of evidence. Point-of-care diagnostics: quo vadis? A CIHR sponsored workshop. Oral abstract presentation. November 30th, 2010. Hotel Novotel, Montreal. Oral presentation.

 

  • Ako Arrey D*, Johri M, Jafari Y*, Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Cost Effectiveness of Syphilis Point-of-care tests for HIV: Point-of-care diagnostics: quo vadis? A CIHR sponsored workshop. November 30th, 2010. Hotel Novotel, Montreal.

 

  • Balram B*, Peeling R, Pai NP, “Salivary and oral fluid based HIV antibody assays for rapid diagnosis of HIV infection” Cochrane Canada 9th Annual Symposium, Oral Presentation,Vancouver, Feb 2011.

 

  • Shivkumar S*, Cajas JM, Wainberg MA, Klein MB, Pai NP. Differential Impact of Genetic Diversity on Disease Progression in the treatment-naïve HIV-1 infected adults: A Systematic Review of global evidence.  The Canadian HIV AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 13-16 2011Oral Presentation at CAHR.

 

  • Shivkumar S*, Cajas JM, Wainberg MA, Klein MB, Pai NP. No evidence ofdifferential Response to Highly active Anti-Retroviral Therapy in HIV-1 non B Subtypes: A review of global evidence. The Canadian HIV AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 13-16 2011.

 

  • Pai NP, Martinez J, S Shivkumar*, Wainberg M, Klein MB Joseph L. Does Non B subtype Diversity influence Development of Mutations to ART regimens administered for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission? Results from a Bayesian meta-analyses Oral poster discussion at International AIDS Conference, July 19-22 Rome.

 

  • Jafari Y*, Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Head-to-head comparisons of Syphilis point of care tests. Oral presentation at the International STD conference, Quebec City, July 9-12, 2011.

 

  • Balram B*, Ako Arrey D*, Johri M, Jafari Y*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Cost Effectiveness of Point-of-care tests for HIV: a review of evidence? Poster presentation  at the International STD conference, Quebec City, July 9-12, 2011.

 

  • Jafari Y*, Balram B*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Implementation research outcomes with Syphilis Point of care tests for HIV: a review of evidence. Poster presentation at the International STD conference, Quebec City, July 9-12, 2011.

 

  • Shivkumar S*, Jafari Y*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Hepatitis B Point- of-care tests for HIV: a meta-analyses. Poster presentation at the International STD conference, Quebec City, July 9-12, 2011.

 

  • Shivkumar S*, Jafari Y*, Peeling R, Martinez-Cajas J, Klein MB, Claessens C, Lambert G, Pai NP. Conflicts of interest in the reporting of diagnostic accuracy of Hepatitis C point-of-care tests: a meta-analyses. Poster presentation at the International STD conference, Quebec City, July 9-12, 2011.

 

  • Pai NP,      Bhargava M, Sharma J, Balram B, Joseph L, Tellier PP. Will HIV      self-testing be accepted by low to medium risk educated populations? A      pilot cross sectional study in students of McGill University, Montreal.      CAHR. Montreal, Quebec. April 18-22, 2012.[Oral presentation]

 

  • Pai NP, Sharma J, Shivkumar S, Gill JM,      Peeling RW. Self-testing for HIV: A Systematic Review (2004-2011). CAHR.      Montreal, Quebec. April 18-22, 2012.