Helena Huerga

Helena Huerga
Titre du poste
Épidémiologiste médicale
Corps éditorial


Helena Huerga dirige des études de recherche opérationnelle sur les maladies infectieuses et particulièrement sur la tuberculose, le VIH et les hépatites virales.

Safety of treatment regimens containing bedaquiline and delamanid in the endTB cohort.

Référence de l'article: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2022 Jan 13; doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac019. Epub 2022 01 13

Higher risk sexual behaviour is associated with unawareness of HIV-positivity and lack of viral suppression - implications for Treatment as Prevention.

Référence de l'article: Scientific reports 2017 Nov 23; 7(1); 16117. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16382-6. Epub 2017 11 23

Population-level HIV incidence estimates using a combination of synthetic cohort and recency biomarker approaches in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Référence de l'article: PloS one 2018 ; 13(9); e0203638. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203638. Epub 2018 09 13

Integrating hepatitis C treatment into multidrug-resistant TB care.

Référence de l'article: Public health action 2022 Jun 21; 12(2); . doi: 10.5588/pha.22.0002. Epub 2022 06 23

Incremental Yield of Including Determine-TB LAM Assay in Diagnostic Algorithms for Hospitalized and Ambulatory HIV-Positive Patients in Kenya.

Référence de l'article: PloS one 2017 ; 12(1); e0170976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170976. Epub 2017 01 26

The endTB observational study protocol: treatment of MDR-TB with bedaquiline or delamanid containing regimens.

Référence de l'article: BMC infectious diseases 2019 Aug 20; 19(1); 733. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4378-4. Epub 2019 08 20

Prevalence of TB and health-seeking behaviour.

Référence de l'article: The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2022 May 01; 26(5); . doi: 10.5588/ijtld.22.0001. Epub 2022 05 05

Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic algorithms including lateral-flow urine lipoarabinomannan for HIV-positive patients with symptoms of tuberculosis.

Référence de l'article: PloS one 2020 ; 15(1); e0227138. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227138. Epub 2020 01 30

Progress towards the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals by age and gender in a rural area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a household-based community cross-sectional survey.

Référence de l'article: BMC public health 2018 03 02; 18(1); 303. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5208-0. Epub 2018 03 02

Urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) testing for all HIV patients hospitalized in the medical wards identifies a large proportion of patients with tuberculosis at risk of death.

Référence de l'article: Open Forum Infectious Diseases; ofaa639; https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa639; 23 December 2020

High prevalence of infection and low incidence of disease in child contacts of patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis: a prospective cohort study.

Référence de l'article: Archives of disease in childhood 2018 Dec 06; doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315411. Epub 2018 12 06

Feasibility and acceptability of using the novel urine-based FujiLAM test to detect tuberculosis: A multi-country mixed-methods study.

Référence de l'article: Journal of clinical tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases 2022 May ; 27; . doi: 10.1016/j.jctube.2022.100316. Epub 2022 04 25

Implementation and Operational Research: Feasibility of Using Tuberculin Skin Test Screening for Initiation of 36-Month Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in HIV-Infected Patients in Resource-Constrained Settings.

Référence de l'article: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2016 Apr 01; 71(4); e89-95. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000895. Epub 2016 07 06

Mortality in the first six months among HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients empirically treated for tuberculosis.

Référence de l'article: BMC infectious diseases 2019 Feb 11; 19(1); 132. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3775-z. Epub 2019 02 11

Systematic, Point-of-Care Urine Lipoarabinomannan (Alere TB-LAM) Assay for Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Severely Immunocompromised HIV-Positive Ambulatory Patients.

Référence de l'article: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 2020 Jan 20; doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0493. Epub 2020 01 20

Increase in HIV viral suppression in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Community-based cross sectional surveys 2018 and 2013. What remains to be done?

Référence de l'article: PloS one 2022 ; 17(3); . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0265488. Epub 2022 03 24

A comparison of self-report and antiretroviral detection to inform estimates of antiretroviral therapy coverage, viral load suppression and HIV incidence in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.

Référence de l'article: BMC infectious diseases 2017 09 29; 17(1); 653. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2740-y. Epub 2017 09 29

Safety and effectiveness outcomes from a 14-country cohort of patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treated concomitantly with bedaquiline, delamanid and other second-line drugs.

Référence de l'article: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2022 Mar 04; doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac176. Epub 2022 03 04

Two-fold increase in the HIV viral load suppression rate along with decreased incidence over six years in Ndhiwa sub-county, Kenya.

Référence de l'article: Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH 2021 Oct 12; doi: 10.1111/tmi.13688. Epub 2021 10 12

HIV epidemic and cascade of care in 12 east African rural fishing communities: results from a population-based survey in Uganda.

Référence de l'article: BMC public health 2020 Jun 19; 20(1); 970. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09121-6. Epub 2020 06 19
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