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KABANDA TASEERA

Title: 
Mr
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Lecturer

PERSONAL PROFILE
Name:  Dr.Kabanda Taseera

Qualifications
MB chB (MUST), Msc. (Med. Microbiology, UOL, UK) DLSHM (UK), MMED (Internal Medicine, MUST)

Academic Ranks
Physician and Clinical Microbiologist.

Current Responsibility
Lecturer, Member ICT committee (FOM), MDR-TB Regional Focal person.

Peer Reviewed Journey Articles
1. Short course amphotericin B with high dose fluconazole for HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis.J Infect. 2012 Jan;64(1):76-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.10.014. Epub 2011 Nov 4.PMID:22079502
2. Regional anthropometry changes in antiretroviral-naïve persons initiating a Zidovudine-containing regimen in Mbarara, Uganda.AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2011 Jul;27(7):785-91. doi: 10.1089/AID.2010.0272. Epub 2011 Feb PMID:21128866
3. Independent association between rate of clearance of infection and clinical outcome of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis: analysis of a combined cohort of 262 patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Sep 1;49(5):702-9. doi: 10.1086/604716. PMID:19613840
4. Dose response effect of high-dose fluconazole for HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis in southwestern Uganda.
Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Dec 15;47(12):1556-61. doi: 10.1086/593194. PMID:18990067

CURRENT RESEARCH/ SERVICE PROJECTS
PI. Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay as a Point of Care Test on Cerebrospinal Fluid for Cryptococcal Meningitis Diagnosis and Prognosis  (In press)

On- Going Research/ Services
1. Prevalence and factors associated with cryptococcal antigenemia
among HIV patients with respiratory symptoms admitted on
medical ward of MRRH
2. Optimal timing of ARV therapy in patients with CCM (study closed)
3. Prevalence of intestinal Pathogens in HIV infected adult Patients presenting with diarrhea (Co-PI)

 

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