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Dr K Naidoo

 

Person

Dr Ruben K Naidoo

 

Telephone

 +27 (0)31 260 4485

Email

naidook@ukzn.ac.za  

Campus

Howard College

Research Interests

Clinical Governance/ Ethics/Critical care and HIV/AIDS/Sexual Assault

Designation

Head of Clinical Unit

 Biosketch
  1. Head of Clinical Unit- Family Medicine, with A Master’s Degree in Family Medicine-2003.
  2. I have also graduated with a Masters of Law (Medical Law and Bioethics) )-UKZN-2008 under the mentorship of Prof Jerome Singh and Prof D McQuoid-Mason My course content included Medical Law, HIV/AIDS Law, Bioethics including research ethics and Forensic Medicine. Each of these modules included extensive weekly assignments, exit exams and research papers for each module.
  3.  PhD degree awarded December 2013-thesis entitled “Ethical Dilemmas Encountered by Critical Care Specialists in the Admission of HIV infected patients to Intensive Care.” Under the supervision of Prof Umesh Lalloo and co-supervisor Prof Jerome Singh.
  4. Awarded Fellowship by peer review -College of Family Physician- CMSA May 2014.
  5. Academic Doctors Association of South Africa- sub-committee of SAMA- KZN representative.
  6. Member of HPCSA “ Professional Conduct Committee”-2013
  7. I am currently supervising 4 Masters level students and I am a reviewer for the PGHDC at Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.
  8. I also sit on UKZN-Biomedical Research Ethics Committee.
  9. I am a reviewer for South African Family Practice and African Journal of Primary Care.
  10. Member of KZNDOH Clinical Governance Committee
  11. I am a member of the South African Thoracic Society and South African HIV Clinicians Society.
  12. I am a member of Golden Key International Honor Society.
  13.  I hold a current GCP certificate.
  14.  Completed American Association Certified “Basic Life Support and Acute Cardiac Life supports Certification programme July 2011.
  15.  Invited by ‘ Medical Education Partnership Initiative’- an NIH –funded initiative-to conduct workshop on “Palliative Care Ethics and the Concept of Medical Futility” to Diploma in HIV programme by UKZN for doctors and nurses.
  16. Deliver lectures annually at Dept. of Family Medicine “Emergency Medicine Update” on ‘Emergency Care Ethics” and Sexual Assault”
  17.  Invited by Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to conduct “Sexual Assault Protocols” workshop for O&G registrars and invited by same to deliver ‘Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Assault” at the 2011 O&G update in Sept. 2011.
  18.   Invited by SAMA to deliver talks on ‘ Sexual Assault’ and the ‘ Ethics and Legality of using HIV status as admission criteria to emergency care”.
  19.   Invited by Dept. of Internal Medicine- UKZN to deliver ethics talk on ‘ HIV/AIDS- ethics and constitutionality of using HIV status as admission to emergency care, including ICU care’- Sept. 2013.
  20.  Attended Critical Care Congress 2011  at ICC in July 2011.
  21.   Attended 8th annual IRENSA Research Ethics Seminar-2010.
  22. Attended Fogarthy International sponsored workshop  at the South African Research Training Initiative for Southern Africa-2011, in which I passed 2 Examination modules accredited towards a Master’s Degree in Research Ethics namely:

a. Ethical Issues in HIV Vaccine Trials

b. Institutionalizing Ethics Review of Health Research


   

 International Conferences

 

  1) Invited to attend Global Forum for Bioethics in Research- Malawi; March 2005

  2) Invited speaker by International Federation for Health and Human Rights(IFHHR) on Women and Child Abuse- Mumbai and Goa, India; 29th September-5thOctober 2005

My input at the ‘Engendering Women and Child Conference’ conference, hosted by‘International Federation for Health and Human Rights’ was groundbreaking, in that current practice regarding  sexual evidence collection in India was changed in line with international standards. My input effecting policy change in a large subcontinent was acknowledged in a lead article in the ‘TIMES of INDIA’- January 2007.

3.) PRIM&R “Advancing Ethical Research Conference”- San Diego, California- 4-6 December 2012.

 PhD related Academic Activities and Publications related to my PhD study  and Conference activities related thereto.

  • 2 abstracts accepted for ORAL presentation at Africa Health Summit:
  1. HIV/AIDS and Admission to Intensive Care: A Comparative Review of Brazil, India and South Africa
  2. Predictors of the Outcome of Critically-ill HIV-Infected Patients Reported in the Literature: New and Evolving Challenges to Intensive Care
  3. HIV/AIDS And Admission To Intensive Care- A Comparative Review Of India, Brazil, And South Africa:
  4. Predictors Of The Outcome Of Critically-ill HIV-Infected Patients Reported In The Literature-New And Evolving Challenges To Intensive Care
  5. A Critical Analysis Of ICU/HC Beds In South Africa: 2008-2009
    1. "Survey of ethical dilemmas facing critical care specialists in South Africa in admission of patients with HIV infection requiring intensive care", reference 0223
    2. "Audit of ICU/HC beds in South Africa: 2008-2009-Implications for the NHI", reference 0221
    3. "Factors Influencing the Outcome of Critically-ill HIV-Infected Patients reported in the literature- a step closer to a triage tool?",
    4. "The Concept of Medical Futility - Specific issues in the context of HIV/AIDS and intensive care", reference 0224.
  • 3 abstracts accepted for Poster presentation- 6th SA AIDS CONFERENCE
  • Speaker and expert panellist at 6th SA AIDS Conference- “HIV and access to critical care”
  • 4 abstracts accepted for POSTER presentation at World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine- August-2013
  • South African Medical AssociationKZN Branch Conference- “The ethics and constitutionality of using HIV status as admission criteria for emergency treatment”.
  • Invited speaker for Dept. of Internal Medicine Ethics Talk-2013:- “The ethics and constitutionality of using HIV status as admission criteria for emergency treatment”.
  • Invited speaker to Pulmonology Society- KZN Branch- “HIV/AIDS and Ethical issues in ICU admission”
  • Invited speaker to Dept. of Public Health Journal Club Presentation: - “The ethics and constitutionality of using HIV status as admission criteria for emergency treatment”.
  • Invited Chair and Speaker at 17 th International Conference of AIDS and STIs in AFRICA- 7-11 December 2013. “Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS”

List of Publications

LIST OF PAPERS PUBLISHED : Lead author, conceptualisation, research, write-up and submission.

  1. Naidoo K, Singh JA, Lalloo UG. Survey of ethical dilemmas facing intensivists in South Africa in the admission of patients with HIV infection requiring intensive care. S Afr J Crit Med 2013;29(1):28-32.[http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAJCC.153]
  2. Naidoo K, Govender K. Compulsory HIV testing of alleged sexual offenders –a human rights violation. South African Journal of Bioethics and the Law 2011;4(2):95-101
  3. Naidoo K, Singh JA, Lalloo UG. HIV/AIDS and admission to intensive care units: A comparison of India, Brazil and South Africa. S Afr J HIV Med 2013;14(1):15-16.[http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/sajhivmed.887]
  4. Naidoo K, Singh J, Lalloo U. A critical analysis of ICU/HC beds in South Africa: 2008-2009. SAMJ 2013;103(10):751-53. [http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.6415]
  5. The principle of context in family medicine- 430 CME October 2011 Vol.29 No.10
  6. Rape in South Africa- a call to action (Guest Editorial)- SAMJ, April 2013, Vol. 103,
  7. Contributory author of ‘Sexual Assault of Women and Girl Children

Collection of Medical and Forensic Evidence-Medical Treatment and Psycho-social

rehabilitation

A Manual and Evidence Kit for the Examining Physician’2005 Mumbai, India.

 LIST OF THOSE UNDER REVIEW: Lead author, conceptualisation, research, write-up and submission.

  1. SAJHIVMED- The Concept of Medical Futility - Specific issues in the context of HIV/AIDS and intensive care.
  2. SAJHIVMED- HIV/AIDS and challenges to anti-retroviral treatment in intensive care- in revision
  3. SAJHIVMED- The ethics and constitutionality of using HIV status as an admission criteria for emergency treatment

IMA Genome-F 2: Ceratocystis manginecans, Ceratocystis moniliformis, Diplodia sapinea: Draft genome sequences of Diplodia sapinea, Ceratocystis manginecans, and Ceratocystis moniliformis.

van der Nest MA, Bihon W, De Vos L, Naidoo K, Roodt D, Rubagotti E, Slippers B, Steenkamp ET, Wilken PM, Wilson A, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD.

IMA Fungus. 2014 Jun;5(1):135-40. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2014.05.01.13. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

PMID: 25083413

 

Understanding the Profile of Tuberculosis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Coinfection: Insights from Expanded HIV Surveillance at a Tuberculosis Facility in Durban, South Africa.

Perumal R, Padayatchi N, Naidoo K, Knight S.

ISRN AIDS. 2014 Apr 7;2014:260329. doi: 10.1155/2014/260329. eCollection 2014.

PMID: 25006526

 

Clofazimine in the treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis with HIV coinfection in South Africa: a retrospective cohort study.

Padayatchi N, Gopal M, Naidoo R, Werner L, Naidoo K, Master I, O'Donnell MR.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Jun 30. pii: dku235. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 24986495

 

Visual Impairment and Blindness Due to Macular Diseases Globally: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Jonas JB, Bourne RR, White RA, Flaxman SR, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Price H, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun 25. pii: S0002-9394(14)00359-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2014.06.012. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 24973605

 

Spinal cord infarction: a rare cause of paraplegia.

Patel S, Naidoo K, Thomas P.

BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jun 25;2014. pii: bcr2013202793. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-202793.

PMID: 24966260

 

Implementation of adolescent-friendly voluntary medical male circumcision using a school based recruitment program in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Montague C, Ngcobo N, Mahlase G, Frohlich J, Pillay C, Yende-Zuma N, Humphries H, Dellar R,Naidoo K, Karim QA.

PLoS One. 2014 May 2;9(5):e96468. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096468. eCollection 2014.

PMID: 24788339

 

Individualised Motivational Counselling to Enhance Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy is not Superior to Didactic Counselling in South African Patients: Findings of the CAPRISA 058 Randomised Controlled Trial.

van Loggerenberg F, Grant AD, Naidoo K, Murrman M, Gengiah S, Gengiah TN, Fielding K, Abdool Karim SS.

AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 24696226

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in high-income countries and in Eastern and Central Europe: 1990-2010.

Bourne RR, Jonas JB, Flaxman SR, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Parodi MB, Pesudovs K, Price H, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):629-38. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304033. Epub 2014 Mar 24. Review.

PMID: 24665132

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in North Africa and the Middle East: 1990-2010.

Khairallah M, Kahloun R, Flaxman SR, Jonas JB, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Price H, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):605-11. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304068. Epub 2014 Mar 3. Review.

PMID: 24590555

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in sub-Saharan Africa: 1990-2010.

Naidoo K, Gichuhi S, Basáñez MG, Flaxman SR, Jonas JB, Keeffe J, Leasher JL, Pesudovs K, Price H, Smith JL, Turner HC, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):612-8. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304081. Epub 2014 Feb 25. Review.

PMID: 24568870

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Latin America and the Caribbean: 1990-2010.

Leasher JL, Lansingh V, Flaxman SR, Jonas JB, Keeffe J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Price H, Silva JC, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):619-28. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304013. Epub 2014 Feb 11. Review.

PMID: 24518073

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Central and South Asia: 1990-2010.

Jonas JB, George R, Asokan R, Flaxman SR, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Price H, Vijaya L, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):592-8. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303998. Epub 2014 Jan 23. Review.

PMID: 24457361

 

Improved survival in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients receiving integrated tuberculosis and antiretroviral treatment in the SAPiT Trial.

Padayatchi N, Abdool Karim SS, Naidoo K, Grobler A, Friedland G.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Feb;18(2):147-54. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0627.

PMID: 24429305

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Southeast Asia and Oceania: 1990-2010.

Keeffe J, Taylor HR, Fotis K, Pesudovs K, Flaxman SR, Jonas JB, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Price H, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):586-91. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304050. Epub 2014 Jan 9.

PMID: 24407561

 

Prevalence and causes of vision loss in East Asia: 1990-2010.

Wong TY, Zheng Y, Jonas JB, Flaxman SR, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Price H, White RA, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;98(5):599-604. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304047. Epub 2014 Jan 3.

PMID: 24390167

 

Comparison of cataract surgery techniques: safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness.

Jaggernath J, Gogate P, Moodley V, Naidoo KS.

Eur J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun 23;24(4):520-6. doi: 10.5301/ejo.5000413. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

PMID: 24366765

 

 

Refractive error and visual impairment in private school children in Ghana.

Kumah BD, Ebri A, Abdul-Kabir M, Ahmed AS, Koomson NY, Aikins S, Aikins A, Amedo A, Lartey S,Naidoo K.

Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Dec;90(12):1456-61. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000000099.

PMID: 24270594

 

High rates of tuberculosis in patients accessing HAART in rural South Africa.

Naidoo K, Karim QA, Bhushan A, Naidoo K, Yende-Zuma N, McHunu PK, Frohlich J, Karim F, Upfold M, Kocheleff P, Abdool Karim SS.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Apr 1;65(4):438-46. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000060.

PMID: 24256629

 

 

Changes to antiretroviral drug regimens during integrated TB-HIV treatment: results of the SAPiT trial.

Naidoo A, Naidoo K, Yende-Zuma N, Gengiah TN, Padayatchi N, Gray AL, Bamber S, Nair G, Karim SS.

Antivir Ther. 2014;19(2):161-9. doi: 10.3851/IMP2701. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

PMID: 24176943

 

Prevalence of presbyopia and spectacle coverage in an African population in Durban, South Africa.

Naidoo KS, Jaggernath J, Martin C, Govender P, Chinanayi FS, Chan VF, Ramson P.

Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Dec;90(12):1424-9. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000000096.

PMID: 24162892

 

A critical analysis of ICU/HC beds in South Africa: 2008-2009.

Naidoo K, Singh J, Lalloo U.

S Afr Med J. 2013 Sep 3;103(10):751-3. doi: 10.7196/samj.6415.

PMID: 24079628

 

Novel exon 2 α spectrin mutation and intragenic crossover: three morphological phenotypes associated with four distinct α spectrin defects.

Swierczek S, Agarwal AM, Naidoo K, Lorenzo FR, Whisenant J, Nussenzveig RH, Agarwal N, Coetzer TL, Prchal JT.

Haematologica. 2013 Dec;98(12):1972-9. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2013.086629. Epub 2013 Sep 27.

PMID: 24077844

 

Scaling up the delivery of refractive error services within a district health system: the KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa experience.

Naidoo KS, Naidoo K, Maharaj Y, Ramson P, Wallace D, Dabideen R.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Sep 27;13:361. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-361.

PMID: 24074239

 

Ratio of monocytes to lymphocytes in peripheral blood identifies adults at risk of incident tuberculosis among HIV-infected adults initiating antiretroviral therapy.

Naranbhai V, Hill AV, Abdool Karim SS, Naidoo K, Abdool Karim Q, Warimwe GM, McShane H, Fletcher H.

J Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 15;209(4):500-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit494. Epub 2013 Sep 16.

PMID: 24041796

 

Age-related prevalence and met need for correctable and uncorrectable near vision impairment in a multi-country study.

He M, Abdou A, Ellwein LB, Naidoo KS, Sapkota YD, Thulasiraj RD, Varma R, Zhao J, Kocur I, Congdon NG.

Ophthalmology. 2014 Jan;121(1):417-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.06.051. Epub 2013 Aug 30.

PMID: 23993359

 

 

Reduced glycerol incorporation into phospholipids contributes to impaired intra-erythrocytic growth of glycerol kinase knockout Plasmodium falciparum parasites.

Naidoo K, Coetzer TL.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Nov;1830(11):5326-34. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2013.08.006. Epub 2013 Aug 16.

PMID: 23954205

 

Cochrane Review: Osmotic and stimulant laxatives for the management of childhood constipation (Review).

Gordon M, Naidoo K, Akobeng AK, Thomas AG.

Evid Based Child Health. 2013 Jan;8(1):57-109. doi: 10.1002/ebch.1893. Review.

PMID: 23878124

 

Global prevalence of vision impairment and blindness: magnitude and temporal trends, 1990-2010.

Stevens GA, White RA, Flaxman SR, Price H, Jonas JB, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Resnikoff S, Taylor H, Bourne RR; Vision Loss Expert Group.

Ophthalmology. 2013 Dec;120(12):2377-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.05.025. Epub 2013 Jul 10. Review.

PMID: 23850093

 

A statistical framework for analyzing hypothesized interactions between cells imaged using multispectral microscopy and multiple immunohistochemical markers.

Rose CJ, Naidoo K, Clay V, Linton K, Radford JA, Byers RJ.

J Pathol Inform. 2013 Mar 30;4(Suppl):S4. doi: 10.4103/2153-3539.109856. Print 2013.

PMID: 23766940

 

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Prevalence of refractive error and spectacle coverage in Zoba Ma'ekel Eritrea: a rapid assessment of refractive error.

Chan VF, Mebrahtu G, Ramson P, Wepo M, Naidoo KS.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;20(3):131-7. doi: 10.3109/09286586.2013.783082.

PMID: 23713915

 

Role of Education in HIV Clinical Outcomes in a Tuberculosis Endemic Setting.

Cohen GM, Werner L, Gengiah S, Naidoo K.

J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2013 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 23708680

 

Rape in South Africa - a call to action.

Naidoo K.

S Afr Med J. 2013 Apr;103(4):210-1. No abstract available.

PMID:23687658

 

Interpreting medium ring canonical conformers by a triangular plane tessellation of the macrocycle.

Khalili P, Barnett CB, Naidoo KJ.

J Chem Phys. 2013 May 14;138(18):184110. doi: 10.1063/1.4803698.

PMID: 23676032

 

PNP diminishes guanosine glycosidic bond strength through restrictive ring pucker as a precursor to phosphorylation.

Barnett CB, Naidoo KJ.

J Phys Chem B. 2013 May 23;117(20):6019-26. doi: 10.1021/jp3109013. Epub 2013 May 10.

PMID: 23621450

 

Concerted evolution in the ribosomal RNA cistron.

Naidoo K, Steenkamp ET, Coetzee MP, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59355. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059355. Epub 2013 Mar 12.

PMID: 23555022

 

Small Bowel Injury in Peritoneal Encapsulation following Penetrating Abdominal Trauma.

Naidoo K, Mewa Kinoo S, Singh B.

Case Rep Surg. 2013;2013:379464. doi: 10.1155/2013/379464. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

PMID: 23533912

 

Conformational preferences of plumbagin with phenyl-1-thioglucoside conjugates in solution and bound to MshB determined by aromatic association.

Rogers IL, Gammon DW, Naidoo KJ.

Carbohydr Res. 2013 Apr 19;371:52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.carres.2013.02.001. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

PMID: 23500960

 

New systematic review methodology for visual impairment and blindness for the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study.

Bourne R, Price H, Taylor H, Leasher J, Keeffe J, Glanville J, Sieving PC, Khairallah M, Wong TY, Zheng Y, Mathew A, Katiyar S, Mascarenhas M, Stevens GA, Resnikoff S, Gichuhi S, Naidoo K, Wallace D, Kymes S, Peters C, Pesudovs K, Braithwaite T, Limburg H; Global Burden of Disease Vision Loss Expert Group.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2013;20(1):33-9. doi: 10.3109/09286586.2012.741279.

PMID:23350553

 

Disability weights for vision disorders in Global Burden of Disease study.

Taylor HR, Jonas JB, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Resnikoff S.

Lancet. 2013 Jan 5;381(9860):23. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)62081-9. Epub 2012 Dec 21.

PMID: 23266227

 

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.

Lancet. 2012 Dec 15;380(9859):2197-223. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61689-4. Erratum in: Lancet. 2013 Feb 23;381(9867):628. AlMazroa, Mohammad A [added]; Memish, Ziad A [added].

PMID: 23245608

 

Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.

Lancet. 2012 Dec 15;380(9859):2163-96. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61729-2. Erratum in: Lancet. 2013 Feb 23;381(9867):628. AlMazroa, Mohammad A [added]; Memish, Ziad A [added].

PMID: 23245607

 

A comparative study of three Aloe species used to treat skin diseases in South African rural communities.

Coopoosamy RM, Naidoo KK.

J Altern Complement Med. 2013 May;19(5):425-8. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0087. Epub 2012 Dec 5.

PMID: 23215435

 

Sustainability of task-shifting for antiretroviral treatment.

Naranbhai V, Karim QA, Naidoo K, Yende-Zuma N, Karim SS.

Lancet. 2012 Dec 1;380(9857):1907-8; author reply 1908. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)62110-2. No abstract available.

PMID: 23200500

 

When to start antiretroviral therapy during tuberculosis treatment?

Naidoo K, Baxter C, Abdool Karim SS.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2013 Feb;26(1):35-42. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e32835ba8f9. Review.

PMID: 23188213

 

 

Feasibility, performance, and acceptability of the Wisebag™ for potential monitoring of daily gel applicator use in Durban, South Africa.

van der Straten A, Montgomery E, Pillay D, Cheng H, Naidoo A, Cele Z, Naidoo K, Hartmann M, Piper J, Nair G.

AIDS Behav. 2013 Feb;17(2):640-8. doi: 10.1007/s10461-012-0330-y.

PMID: 23054042

 

The immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after antiretroviral therapy initiation in patients with tuberculosis: findings from the SAPiT trial.

Naidoo K, Yende-Zuma N, Padayatchi N, Naidoo K, Jithoo N, Nair G, Bamber S, Gengiah S, El-Sadr WM, Friedland G, Abdool Karim S.

Ann Intern Med. 2012 Sep 4;157(5):313-24. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-5-201209040-00004.

PMID: 22944873

 

Osmotic and stimulant laxatives for the management of childhood constipation.

Gordon M, Naidoo K, Akobeng AK, Thomas AG.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Jul 11;7:CD009118. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009118.pub2. Review.

PMID: 22786523

 

Effects of a reduced dose of stavudine on the incidence and severity of peripheral neuropathy in HIV-infected adults in South Africa.

Pahuja M, Grobler A, Glesby MJ, Karim F, Parker G, Gumede S, Naidoo K.

Antivir Ther. 2012;17(4):737-43. doi: 10.3851/IMP2087. Epub 2012 Mar 13.

PMID: 22414588

 

Yin Yang 1 in human cancer.

Nicholson S, Whitehouse H, Naidoo K, Byers RJ.

Crit Rev Oncog. 2011;16(3-4):245-60.

PMID: 22248058

 Aetiology, clinical presentation, and outcome of meningitis in patients coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis.

Bhagwan S, Naidoo K.

AIDS Res Treat. 2011;2011:180352. doi: 10.1155/2011/180352. Epub 2011 Dec 15.

PMID: 22216407

 

Probiotics for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis.

Naidoo K, Gordon M, Fagbemi AO, Thomas AG, Akobeng AK.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Dec 7;(12):CD007443. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007443.pub2. Review.

PMID: 22161412

The influence of tuberculosis treatment on efavirenz clearance in patients co-infected with HIV and tuberculosis.

Gengiah TN, Holford NH, Botha JH, Gray AL, Naidoo K, Abdool Karim SS.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):689-95. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1166-5. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

PMID: 22108776

 Hydration-determined orientational preferences in aromatic association from benzene dimer free energy volumes.

Gamieldien MR, Strümpfer J, Naidoo KJ.

J Phys Chem B. 2012 Jan 12;116(1):324-31. doi: 10.1021/jp2077159. Epub 2011 Dec 13.

PMID: 22107442

 Proteome of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and lymph node metastases.

Naidoo K, Jones R, Dmitrovic B, Wijesuriya N, Kocher H, Hart IR, Crnogorac-Jurcevic T.

J Pathol. 2012 Apr;226(5):756-63. doi: 10.1002/path.3959. Epub 2012 Jan 17. Erratum in: J Pathol. 2012 Aug;227(4):e8.

PMID: 22081483

Integration of antiretroviral therapy with tuberculosis treatment.

Abdool Karim SS, Naidoo K, Grobler A, Padayatchi N, Baxter C, Gray AL, Gengiah T, Gengiah S, Naidoo A, Jithoo N, Nair G, El-Sadr WM, Friedland G, Abdool Karim Q.

N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 20;365(16):1492-501. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1014181.

PMID: 22010915

  Factors affecting first-month adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-positive adults in South Africa.

Maqutu D, Zewotir T, North D, Naidoo K, Grobler A.

Afr J AIDS Res. 2010 Sep 22;9(2):117-124.

PMID: 21779200

 Acceleration of the GAMESS-UK electronic structure package on graphical processing units.

Wilkinson KA, Sherwood P, Guest MF, Naidoo KJ.

J Comput Chem. 2011 May 3. doi: 10.1002/jcc.21815. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 21541963

 HIV-Associated Tuberculosis in the Newborn and Young Infant.

Adhikari M, Jeena P, Bobat R, Archary M, Naidoo K, Coutsoudis A, Singh R, Nair N.

Int J Pediatr. 2011;2011:354208. doi: 10.1155/2011/354208. Epub 2011 Apr 4.

PMID: 21541068

 

The SAPIT trial provides essential evidence on risks and benefits of integrated and sequential treatment of HIV and tuberculosis.

Abdool Karim Q, Abdool Karim SS, Baxter C, Friedland G, Gengiah T, Gray A, Grobler A, Naidoo K, Padayatchi N, El-Sadr W.

S Afr Med J. 2010 Dec 1;100(12):808-9. Review. No abstract available.

PMID: 21414268

 

The extent of conformational rigidity determines hydration in nonaromatic hexacyclic systems.

Boscaino A, Naidoo KJ.

J Phys Chem B. 2011 Mar 24;115(11):2608-16. doi: 10.1021/jp110248j. Epub 2011 Feb 28.

PMID: 21355615

Co-enrollment in multiple HIV prevention trials - experiences from the CAPRISA 004 Tenofovir gel trial.

Karim QA, Kharsany AB, Naidoo K, Yende N, Gengiah T, Omar Z, Arulappan N, Mlisana KP, Luthuli LR, Karim SS.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2011 May;32(3):333-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2011.01.005. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

PMID: 21278001

 

Using solvent binding and dielectric friction to interpret the hydration behavior of complex anions.

Matthews RP, Venter GA, Naidoo KJ.

J Phys Chem B. 2011 Feb 10;115(5):1045-55. doi: 10.1021/jp109976p. Epub 2011 Jan 20.

PMID: 21250733

 

Oral 5-aminosalicylic acid for maintenance of surgically-induced remission in Crohn's disease.

Gordon M, Naidoo K, Thomas AG, Akobeng AK.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Jan 19;(1):CD008414. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008414.pub2. Review.

PMID: 21249709

Initiating antiretrovirals during tuberculosis treatment: a drug safety review.

Gengiah TN, Gray AL, Naidoo K, Karim QA.

Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2011 Jul;10(4):559-74. doi: 10.1517/14740338.2011.546783. Epub 2011 Jan 5. Review.

PMID: 21204737

 Ring puckering: a metric for evaluating the accuracy of AM1, PM3, PM3CARB-1, and SCC-DFTB carbohydrate QM/MM simulations.

Barnett CB, Naidoo KJ.

J Phys Chem B. 2010 Dec 30;114(51):17142-54. doi: 10.1021/jp107620h. Epub 2010 Dec 7.

PMID: 21138284

 YY1 expression predicts favourable outcome in follicular lymphoma.

Naidoo K, Clay V, Hoyland JA, Swindell R, Linton K, Illidge T, Radford JA, Byers RJ.

J Clin Pathol. 2011 Feb;64(2):125-9. doi: 10.1136/jcp.2010.078188. Epub 2010 Nov 25.

PMID: 21109702

 High incidence of hospital admissions with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis among South African health care workers.

O'Donnell MR, Jarand J, Loveday M, Padayatchi N, Zelnick J, Werner L, Naidoo K, Master I, Osburn G, Kvasnovsky C, Shean K, Pai M, Van der Walt M, Horsburgh CR, Dheda K.

Ann Intern Med. 2010 Oct 19;153(8):516-22. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-8-201010190-00008.

PMID: 20956708

 

HIV-Associated Tuberculosis.

Naidoo KNaidoo K, Padayatchi N, Abdool Karim Q.

Clin Dev Immunol. 2011;2011. pii: 585919. doi: 10.1155/2011/585919. Epub 2010 Sep 13.

PMID: 20871843

Pyranose ring transition state is derived from cellobiohydrolase I induced conformational stability and glycosidic bond polarization.

Barnett CB, Wilkinson KA, Naidoo KJ.

J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Sep 22;132(37):12800-3. doi: 10.1021/ja103766w.

PMID: 20795726

 

TMP-SMX prophylaxis reduces mortality among African patients on ART.

Naidoo K, Abdool Karim SS.

J Watch AIDS Clin Care. 2010 Jun;22(6):49-50..

PMID: 20648964

 

Experimentally consistent ion association predicted for metal solutions from free energy simulations.

Matthews RP, Naidoo KJ.

J Phys Chem B. 2010 Jun 3;114(21):7286-93. doi: 10.1021/jp911823x.

PMID: 20462249

 

High prevalence of hookah smoking among secondary school students in a disadvantaged community in Johannesburg.

Combrink A, Irwin N, Laudin G, Naidoo K, Plagerson S, Mathee A.

S Afr Med J. 2010 May 4;100(5):297-9.

PMID: 20460022

 

Determinants of optimal adherence over time to antiretroviral therapy amongst HIV positive adults in South Africa: a longitudinal study.

Maqutu D, Zewotir T, North D, Naidoo K, Grobler A.

AIDS Behav. 2011 Oct;15(7):1465-74. doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9688-x.

PMID: 20352319

 

The challenge of uncorrected refractive error: driving the agenda of the Durban Declaration on refractive error and service development.

Naidoo KS, Wallace DB, Holden BA, Minto H, Faal HB, Dube P.

Clin Exp Optom. 2010 May;93(3):131-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1444-0938.2010.00455.x. Epub 2010 Mar 18.

PMID: 20298498

 

Timing of initiation of antiretroviral drugs during tuberculosis therapy.

Abdool Karim SS, Naidoo K, Grobler A, Padayatchi N, Baxter C, Gray A, Gengiah T, Nair G, Bamber S, Singh A, Khan M, Pienaar J, El-Sadr W, Friedland G, Abdool Karim Q.

N Engl J Med. 2010 Feb 25;362(8):697-706. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0905848.

PMID: 20181971

 

The influence of nutritional status on the response to HAART in HIV-infected children in South Africa.

Naidoo R, Rennert W, Lung A, Naidoo K, McKerrow N.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Jun;29(6):511-3. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181d1e989.

PMID: 20179664

 

Optimal configurations of "capped" beta-cyclodextrin dimers in water maximise hydrophobic association.

Gamieldien MR, Maestre I, Jaime C, Naidoo KJ.

Chemphyschem. 2010 Feb 1;11(2):452-9. doi: 10.1002/cphc.200900541.

PMID: 20014087


 


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