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Leonid Lecca, M.D.

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  1. Chu AL, Lecca LW, Calderón RI, Contreras CC, Yataco RM, Zhang Z, Becerra MC, Murray MB, Huang CC. Smoking Cessation in Tuberculosis Patients and the Risk of Tuberculosis Infection in Child Household Contacts. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 20; 73(8):1500-1506. PMID: 34049397.
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  2. Tierney DB, Orvis E, Nathavitharana RR, Hurwitz S, Tintaya K, Vargas D, Segura P, de la Gala S, Lecca L, Mitnick CD, Nardell EA. FAST tuberculosis transmission control strategy speeds the start of tuberculosis treatment at a general hospital in Lima, Peru. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Oct 06; 1-7. PMID: 34612182.
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  3. Gamache I, Legault MA, Grenier JC, Sanchez R, Rhéaume E, Asgari S, Barhdadi A, Zada YF, Trochet H, Luo Y, Lecca L, Murray M, Raychaudhuri S, Tardif JC, Dubé MP, Hussin J. A sex-specific evolutionary interaction between ADCY9 and CETP. Elife. 2021 Oct 05; 10. PMID: 34609279.
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  4. Guglielmetti L, Ardizzoni E, Atger M, Baudin E, Berikova E, Bonnet M, Chang E, Cloez S, Coit JM, Cox V, de Jong BC, Delifer C, Do JM, Tozzi DDS, Ducher V, Ferlazzo G, Gouillou M, Khan A, Khan U, Lachenal N, LaHood AN, Lecca L, Mazmanian M, McIlleron H, Moschioni M, O'Brien K, Okunbor O, Oyewusi L, Panda S, Patil SB, Phillips PPJ, Pichon L, Rupasinghe P, Rich ML, Saluhuddin N, Seung KJ, Tamirat M, Trippa L, Cellamare M, Velásquez GE, Wasserman S, Zimetbaum PJ, Varaine F, Mitnick CD. Evaluating newly approved drugs for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (endTB): study protocol for an adaptive, multi-country randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2021 Sep 25; 22(1):651. PMID: 34563240.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  5. Yuen CM, Puma D, Millones AK, Galea JT, Tzelios C, Calderon RI, Brooks MB, Jimenez J, Contreras C, Nichols TC, Nicholson T, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Keshavjee S. Identifying barriers and facilitators to implementation of community-based tuberculosis active case finding with mobile X-ray units in Lima, Peru: a RE-AIM evaluation. BMJ Open. 2021 07 07; 11(7):e050314. PMID: 34234000.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Shu-Yip S, Wong M, Iverson KR, Roa L, Lecca L, Sotomayor A, Mody GN. Referral Process for Surgical Management of Tuberculosis in Lima: A Qualitative Study. J Surg Res. 2021 Jul 02; 267:384-390. PMID: 34225051.
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  7. Errea RA, Wong M, Senador L, Ramos A, Ramos K, Galea JT, Lecca L, Sánchez H, Benites C, Franke MF. [Impact of SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on adolescents living with HIV in Lima, Peru]. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica. 2021 Jan-Mar; 38(1):153-158. PMID: 34190908.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  8. Khan PY, Franke MF, Hewison C, Seung KJ, Huerga H, Atwood S, Ahmed S, Khan M, Sultana T, Manzur-Ul-Alam M, Vo LNQ, Lecca L, Yae K, Kozhabekov S, Tamirat M, Gelin A, Vilbrun SC, Kikvidze M, Faqirzai J, Kadyrov A, Skrahina A, Mesic A, Avagyan N, Bastard M, Rich ML, Khan U, Mitnick CD. All-oral longer regimens are effective for the management of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in high burden settings. Eur Respir J. 2021 Jun 17. PMID: 34140298.
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  9. Miller AC, Rumaldo N, Soplapuco G, Condeso A, Kammerer B, Lundy S, Faiffer F, Montañez A, Ramos K, Rojas N, Contreras C, Muñoz M, Valdivia H, Vilca D, Córdova N, Hilario P, Vibbert M, Lecca L, Shin S. Success at Scale: Outcomes of Community-Based Neurodevelopment Intervention (CASITA) for Children Ages 6-20 months With Risk of Delay in Lima, Peru. Child Dev. 2021 Jun 11. PMID: 34114651.
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  10. Galea JT, Contreras C, Wong M, Ramos K, Vargas V, Sánchez H, Errea RA, Lecca L, Franke MF. A non-specialist depression care pathway for adolescents living with HIV and transitioning into adult care in Peru: a nested, proof of concept pilot study. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2021; 8:e17. PMID: 34104457.
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  11. Nathan A, Beynor JI, Baglaenko Y, Suliman S, Ishigaki K, Asgari S, Huang CC, Luo Y, Zhang Z, Lopez K, Lindestam Arlehamn CS, Ernst JD, Jimenez J, Calderón RI, Lecca L, Van Rhijn I, Moody DB, Murray MB, Raychaudhuri S. Multimodally profiling memory T cells from a tuberculosis cohort identifies cell state associations with demographics, environment and disease. Nat Immunol. 2021 06; 22(6):781-793. PMID: 34031617.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  12. Iverson KR, Roa L, Shu S, Wong M, Rubenstein S, Zavala P, Caddell L, Graham C, Colina J, Leon SR, Lecca L, Mody GN. Quality Improvement to Address Surgical Burden of Disease at a Large Tertiary Public Hospital in Peru. World J Surg. 2021 08; 45(8):2357-2369. PMID: 33900420.
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  13. Tovar M, Peinado J, Palomino S, Llanos F, Ramírez C, Valderrama G, Calderón RI, Williams RB, Velásquez GE, Mitnick CD, Franke MF, Lecca L. Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among market and city bus depot workers in Lima, Peru. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 21. PMID: 33881476.
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  14. Knipper M, Sedas AC, Keshavjee S, Abbara A, Almhawish N, Alashawi H, Lecca L, Wilson M, Zumla A, Abubakar I, Orcutt M. The need for protecting and enhancing TB health policies and services for forcibly displaced and migrant populations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 26. PMID: 33775886.
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  15. Yuen CM, Millones AK, Puma D, Jimenez J, Galea JT, Calderon R, Pages GS, Brooks MB, Lecca L, Nicholson T, Becerra MC, Keshavjee S. Closing delivery gaps in the treatment of tuberculosis infection: Lessons from implementation research in Peru. PLoS One. 2021; 16(2):e0247411. PMID: 33606824.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  16. Wong M, Coit JM, Mendoza M, Chiang SS, Marin H, Galea JT, Lecca L, Franke MF. Incident Tuberculosis Diagnoses in Children at High Risk for Disease. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Mar; 8(3):ofab075. PMID: 33738322.
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  17. Lopez K, Arriaga MB, Aliaga JG, Barreda NN, Sanabria OM, Huang CC, Zhang Z, García-de-la-Guarda R, Lecca L, Calçada Carvalho AC, Kritski AL, Calderon RI. Dysglycemia is associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages in tuberculosis patients of North Lima-Peru. PLoS One. 2021; 16(1):e0243184. PMID: 33507930.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  18. Reijneveld JF, Holzheimer M, Young DC, Lopez K, Suliman S, Jimenez J, Calderon R, Lecca L, Murray MB, Ishikawa E, Yamasaki S, Minnaard AJ, Moody DB, Van Rhijn I. Synthetic mycobacterial diacyl trehaloses reveal differential recognition by human T cell receptors and the C-type lectin Mincle. Sci Rep. 2021 01 21; 11(1):2010. PMID: 33479373.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  19. Yuen CM, Millones AK, Galea JT, Puma D, Jimenez J, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Keshavjee S. Toward patient-centered tuberculosis preventive treatment: preferences for regimens and formulations in Lima, Peru. BMC Public Health. 2021 01 11; 21(1):121. PMID: 33430823.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Flores JA, Coit J, Mendoza M, Leon SR, Konda K, Lecca L, Franke MF. Is exclusive breastfeeding for six-months protective against pediatric tuberculosis? Glob Health Action. 2021 01 01; 14(1):1861922. PMID: 33393436.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Franke MF, Khan P, Hewison C, Khan U, Huerga H, Seung KJ, Rich ML, Zarli K, Samieva N, Oyewusi L, Nair P, Mudassar M, Melikyan N, Lenggogeni P, Lecca L, Kumsa A, Khan M, Islam S, Hussein K, Docteur W, Chumburidze N, Berikova E, Atshemyan H, Atwood S, Alam M, Ahmed S, Bastard M, Mitnick CD. Culture Conversion in Patients Treated with Bedaquiline and/or Delamanid. A Prospective Multicountry Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 01 01; 203(1):111-119. PMID: 32706644.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Mesman AW, Calderon RI, Pollock NR, Soto M, Mendoza M, Coit J, Zhang Z, Aliaga J, Lecca L, Holmberg RC, Franke MF. Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from buccal swabs among adult in Peru. Sci Rep. 2020 12 17; 10(1):22231. PMID: 33335256.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  23. Coit J, Wong M, Galea JT, Mendoza M, Marin H, Tovar M, Chiang SS, Lecca L, Franke MF. Uncovering reasons for treatment initiation delays among children with TB in Lima, Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 12 01; 24(12):1254-1260. PMID: 33317668.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Rodriguez CA, Winnett A, Wong M, Krishnam N, Martínez NO, Perez LJ, Kolevic L, Lecca L, Franke MF. Feasibility and Acceptability of an Adolescent-Friendly Rap Video to Improve Health Literacy Among HIV-Positive Youth in Urban Peru. AIDS Behav. 2021 Apr; 25(4):1290-1298. PMID: 33201430.
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  25. Li R, Nordio F, Huang CC, Contreras C, Calderon R, Yataco R, Galea JT, Zhang Z, Becerra MC, Lecca L, Murray MB. Two Clinical Prediction Tools to Improve Tuberculosis Contact Investigation. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 11 05; 71(8):e338-e350. PMID: 31905406.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  26. Flores JA, Calderón R, Mesman AW, Soto M, Coit J, Aliaga J, Mendoza M, Leon SR, Konda K, Mestanza FM, Mendoza CJ, Lecca L, Murray MB, Holmberg RC, Pollock NR, Franke MF. Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis DNA in Buccal Swab Samples from Children in Lima, Peru. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 11; 39(11):e376-e380. PMID: 32675773.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  27. Huang CC, Becerra MC, Calderon R, Contreras C, Galea J, Grandjean L, Lecca L, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Murray M. Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in Contacts of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 10 15; 202(8):1159-1168. PMID: 32551948.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  28. Seung KJ, Khan U, Varaine F, Ahmed S, Bastard M, Cloez S, Damtew D, Franke MF, Herboczek K, Huerga H, Islam S, Karakozian H, Khachatryan N, Kliesckova J, Khan AJ, Khan M, Khan P, Kotrikadze T, Lachenal N, Lecca L, Lenggogeni P, Maretbayeva S, Melikyan N, Mesic A, Mitnick CD, Mofolo M, Perrin C, Richard M, Tassew YM, Telnov A, Vilbrun SC, Wanjala S, Rich ML, Hewison C. Introducing new and repurposed TB drugs: the endTB experience. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 10 01; 24(10):1081-1086. PMID: 33126943.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. van de Water BJ, Brooks MB, Huang CC, Trevisi L, Lecca L, Contreras C, Galea J, Calderon R, Yataco R, Murray M, Becerra MC. Tuberculosis clinical presentation and treatment outcomes in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 18; 20(1):686. PMID: 32948149.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Gunasekera KS, Zelner J, Becerra MC, Contreras C, Franke MF, Lecca L, Murray MB, Warren JL, Cohen T. Children as sentinels of tuberculosis transmission: disease mapping of programmatic data. BMC Med. 2020 09 02; 18(1):234. PMID: 32873309.
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  31. Suliman S, Gela A, Mendelsohn SC, Iwany SK, Tamara KL, Mabwe S, Bilek N, Darboe F, Fisher M, Corbett AJ, Kjer-Nielsen L, Eckle SBG, Huang CC, Zhang Z, Lewinsohn DM, McCluskey J, Rossjohn J, Hatherill M, León SR, Calderon RI, Lecca L, Murray M, Scriba TJ, Van Rhijn I, Moody DB. Peripheral Blood Mucosal-Associated Invariant T Cells in Tuberculosis Patients and Healthy Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Exposed Controls. J Infect Dis. 2020 08 17; 222(6):995-1007. PMID: 32267943.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  32. Seung KJ, Khan P, Franke MF, Ahmed S, Aiylchiev S, Alam M, Putri FA, Bastard M, Docteur W, Gottlieb G, Hewison C, Islam S, Khachatryan N, Kotrikadze T, Khan U, Kumsa A, Lecca L, Tassew YM, Melikyan N, Naing YY, Oyewusi L, Rich M, Wanjala S, Yedilbayev A, Huerga H, Mitnick CD. Culture Conversion at 6 Months in Patients Receiving Delamanid-containing Regimens for the Treatment of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 07 11; 71(2):415-418. PMID: 31676905.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  33. Galea JT, Ramos K, Coit J, Friedman LE, Contreras C, Dueñas M, Hernandez N, Muster C, Lecca L, Gelaye B. The Use of Wearable Technology to Objectively Measure Sleep Quality and Physical Activity Among Pregnant Women in Urban Lima, Peru: A Pilot Feasibility Study. Matern Child Health J. 2020 Jul; 24(7):823-828. PMID: 32350729.
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  34. Chiang SS, Beckhorn CB, Wong M, Lecca L, Franke MF. Patterns of suboptimal adherence among adolescents treated for tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 07 01; 24(7):723-725. PMID: 32718407.
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  35. Asgari S, Luo Y, Akbari A, Belbin GM, Li X, Harris DN, Selig M, Bartell E, Calderon R, Slowikowski K, Contreras C, Yataco R, Galea JT, Jimenez J, Coit JM, Farroñay C, Nazarian RM, O'Connor TD, Dietz HC, Hirschhorn JN, Guio H, Lecca L, Kenny EE, Freeman EE, Murray MB, Raychaudhuri S. A positively selected FBN1 missense variant reduces height in Peruvian individuals. Nature. 2020 06; 582(7811):234-239. PMID: 32499652.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  36. Chiang SS, Park S, White EI, Friedman JF, Cruz AT, Del Castillo H, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Seddon JA. Using Changes in Weight-for-Age z Score to Predict Effectiveness of Childhood Tuberculosis Therapy. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Apr 30; 9(2):150-158. PMID: 30715497.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  37. Huang CC, Chu AL, Becerra MC, Galea JT, Calderón R, Contreras C, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Lecca L, Murray MB. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing Lineage and Risk for Tuberculosis in Child Household Contacts, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 03; 26(3):568-578. PMID: 32091363.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  38. Lopez K, Iwany SK, Suliman S, Reijneveld JF, Ocampo TA, Jimenez J, Calderon R, Lecca L, Murray MB, Moody DB, Van Rhijn I. CD1b Tetramers Broadly Detect T Cells That Correlate With Mycobacterial Exposure but Not Tuberculosis Disease State. Front Immunol. 2020; 11:199. PMID: 32117314.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  39. Barreda NN, Arriaga MB, Aliaga JG, Lopez K, Sanabria OM, Carmo TA, Fróes Neto JF, Lecca L, Andrade BB, Calderon RI. Severe pulmonary radiological manifestations are associated with a distinct biochemical profile in blood of tuberculosis patients with dysglycemia. BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 14; 20(1):139. PMID: 32059707.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Reinink P, Shahine A, Gras S, Cheng TY, Farquhar R, Lopez K, Suliman SA, Reijneveld JF, Le Nours J, Tan LL, León SR, Jimenez J, Calderon R, Lecca L, Murray MB, Rossjohn J, Moody DB, Van Rhijn I. A TCR ß-Chain Motif Biases toward Recognition of Human CD1 Proteins. J Immunol. 2019 12 15; 203(12):3395-3406. PMID: 31694911.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  41. Coit J, Mendoza M, Pinedo C, Marin H, Chiang SS, Lecca L, Franke M. Performance of a household tuberculosis exposure survey among children in a Latin American setting. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 11 01; 23(11):1223-1227. PMID: 31718760.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  42. Rodriguez CA, Valle E, Galea J, Wong M, Kolevic L, Muñoz M, Lecca L, Franke MF. Understanding health-related behavior among adolescents living with HIV in Lima, Peru. BMC Pediatr. 2019 10 31; 19(1):396. PMID: 31666037.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Becerra MC, Huang CC, Lecca L, Bayona J, Contreras C, Calderon R, Yataco R, Galea J, Zhang Z, Atwood S, Cohen T, Mitnick CD, Farmer P, Murray M. Transmissibility and potential for disease progression of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2019 10 24; 367:l5894. PMID: 31649017.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  44. Mesman AW, Soto M, Coit J, Calderon R, Aliaga J, Pollock NR, Mendoza M, Mestanza FM, Mendoza CJ, Murray MB, Lecca L, Holmberg R, Franke MF. Correction to: Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pediatric stool samples using TruTip technology. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 10 16; 19(1):856. PMID: 31619179.
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  45. Aibana O, Huang CC, Aboud S, Arnedo-Pena A, Becerra MC, Bellido-Blasco JB, Bhosale R, Calderon R, Chiang S, Contreras C, Davaasambuu G, Fawzi WW, Franke MF, Galea JT, Garcia-Ferrer D, Gil-Fortuño M, Gomila-Sard B, Gupta A, Gupte N, Hussain R, Iborra-Millet J, Iqbal NT, Juan-Cerdán JV, Kinikar A, Lecca L, Mave V, Meseguer-Ferrer N, Montepiedra G, Mugusi FM, Owolabi OA, Parsonnet J, Roach-Poblete F, Romeu-García MA, Spector SA, Sudfeld CR, Tenforde MW, Togun TO, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Murray MB. Vitamin D status and risk of incident tuberculosis disease: A nested case-control study, systematic review, and individual-participant data meta-analysis. PLoS Med. 2019 09; 16(9):e1002907. PMID: 31509529.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Calderon RI, Arriaga MB, Lopez K, Barreda NN, Sanabria OM, Fróes Neto JF, Araújo DN, Lecca L, Andrade BB. High prevalence and heterogeneity of Dysglycemia in patients with tuberculosis from Peru: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 11; 19(1):799. PMID: 31510930.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Luo Y, Suliman S, Asgari S, Amariuta T, Baglaenko Y, Martínez-Bonet M, Ishigaki K, Gutierrez-Arcelus M, Calderon R, Lecca L, León SR, Jimenez J, Yataco R, Contreras C, Galea JT, Becerra M, Nejentsev S, Nigrovic PA, Moody DB, Murray MB, Raychaudhuri S. Early progression to active tuberculosis is a highly heritable trait driven by 3q23 in Peruvians. Nat Commun. 2019 08 21; 10(1):3765. PMID: 31434886.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  48. Contreras C, Rumaldo N, Lindeborg MM, Mendoza M, Chen DR, Saldaña O, Wong M, Muñoz M, Schrier E, Lecca L, Castro A, Shin S, Nelson AK. Emotional Experiences of Mothers Living With HIV and the Quest for Emotional Recovery: A Qualitative Study in Lima, Peru. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2019 Jul-Aug; 30(4):440-450. PMID: 31241508.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Mesman AW, Soto M, Coit J, Calderon R, Aliaga J, Pollock NR, Mendoza M, Mestanza FM, Mendoza CJ, Murray MB, Lecca L, Holmberg R, Franke MF. Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pediatric stool samples using TruTip technology. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 27; 19(1):563. PMID: 31248383.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  50. Yuen CM, Millones AK, Contreras CC, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Keshavjee S. Tuberculosis household accompaniment to improve the contact management cascade: A prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2019; 14(5):e0217104. PMID: 31100097.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  51. Velásquez GE, Brooks MB, Coit JM, Sánchez Garavito E, Calderón RI, Jiménez J, Tintaya K, Peloquin CA, Osso E, Lecca L, Davies GR, Mitnick CD. Reply to te Brake et al.: Conflicting Findings on an Intermediate Dose of Rifampicin for Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 05 01; 199(9):1167-1168. PMID: 30645140.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Dixit A, Freschi L, Vargas R, Calderon R, Sacchettini J, Drobniewski F, Galea JT, Contreras C, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Lecca L, Kolokotronis SO, Mathema B, Farhat MR. Whole genome sequencing identifies bacterial factors affecting transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a high-prevalence setting. Sci Rep. 2019 04 03; 9(1):5602. PMID: 30944370.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  53. Byrne AL, Marais BJ, Mitnick CD, Garden FL, Lecca L, Contreras C, Yauri Y, Garcia F, Marks GB. Asthma and atopy prevalence are not reduced among former tuberculosis patients compared with controls in Lima, Peru. BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Feb 13; 19(1):40. PMID: 30760258.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Contreras C, Rumaldo N, Lindeborg MM, Mendoza M, Chen DR, Saldaña O, Wong M, Muñoz M, Schrier E, Lecca L, Castro A, Shin S, Nelson AK. Emotional Experiences of Mothers Living With HIV and the Quest for Emotional Recovery: A Qualitative Study in Lima, Peru. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2019 Feb 13. PMID: 30768433.
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  55. Harishankar K, Wong M, Saldana O, Santa Cruz J, Lecca L, Munoz M, Nelson AK, Castro A, Shin S. Dynamics of Treatment Supporters and Patients Starting HIV Therapy in Lima, Peru. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2019 Jan-Dec; 18:2325958218824310. PMID: 30798674.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Tafur KT, Coit J, Leon SR, Pinedo C, Chiang SS, Contreras C, Calderon R, Mendoza MJ, Lecca L, Franke MF. Feasibility of the string test for tuberculosis diagnosis in children between 4 and 14 years old. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 15; 18(1):574. PMID: 30442105.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  57. Peloquin CA, Phillips PPJ, Mitnick CD, Eisenach K, Patientia RF, Lecca L, Gotuzzo E, Gandhi NR, Butler D, Diacon AH, Martel B, Santillan J, Hunt KR, Vargas D, von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Seas C, Dianis N, Moreno-Martinez A, Kaur P, Horsburgh CR. Increased Doses Lead to Higher Drug Exposures of Levofloxacin for Treatment of Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 10; 62(10). PMID: 30012767.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  58. Velásquez GE, Brooks MB, Coit JM, Pertinez H, Vargas Vásquez D, Sánchez Garavito E, Calderón RI, Jiménez J, Tintaya K, Peloquin CA, Osso E, Tierney DB, Seung KJ, Lecca L, Davies GR, Mitnick CD. Efficacy and Safety of High-Dose Rifampin in Pulmonary Tuberculosis. A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 09 01; 198(5):657-666. PMID: 29954183.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  59. Thakore N, Norville R, Franke M, Calderon R, Lecca L, Villanueva M, Murray MB, Cooney CG, Chandler DP, Holmberg RC. Automated TruTip nucleic acid extraction and purification from raw sputum. PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0199869. PMID: 29975759.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  60. Nelson AK, Miller AC, Munoz M, Rumaldo N, Kammerer B, Vibbert M, Lundy S, Soplapuco G, Lecca L, Condeso A, Valdivia Y, Atwood SA, Shin SS. CASITA: a controlled pilot study of community-based family coaching to stimulate early child development in Lima, Peru. BMJ Paediatr Open. 2018; 2(1):e000268. PMID: 29862331.
    Citations: 3     
  61. Linger Y, Knickerbocker C, Sipes D, Golova J, Franke M, Calderon R, Lecca L, Thakore N, Holmberg R, Qu P, Kukhtin A, Murray MB, Cooney CG, Chandler DP. Genotyping Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Primary Sputum and Decontaminated Sediment with an Integrated Microfluidic Amplification Microarray Test. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 03; 56(3). PMID: 29305543.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  62. Zelner J, Murray M, Becerra M, Galea J, Lecca L, Calderon R, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Cohen T. Protective effects of household-based TB interventions are robust to neighbourhood-level variation in exposure risk in Lima, Peru: a model-based analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 02 01; 47(1):185-192. PMID: 29025111.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  63. McLaughlin MM, Franke MF, Muñoz M, Nelson AK, Saldaña O, Cruz JS, Wong M, Zhang Z, Lecca L, Ticona E, Arevalo J, Sanchez E, Sebastián JL, Shin S. Community-Based Accompaniment with Supervised Antiretrovirals for HIV-Positive Adults in Peru: A Cluster-Randomized Trial. AIDS Behav. 2018 01; 22(1):287-296. PMID: 28074421.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Aibana O, Franke MF, Huang CC, Galea JT, Calderon R, Zhang Z, Becerra MC, Smith ER, Contreras C, Yataco R, Lecca L, Murray MB. Vitamin E Status Is Inversely Associated with Risk of Incident Tuberculosis Disease among Household Contacts. J Nutr. 2018 01 01; 148(1):56-62. PMID: 29378042.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Byrne AL, Marais BJ, Mitnick CD, Garden FL, Lecca L, Contreras C, Yauri Y, Garcia F, Marks GB. Feasibility and yield of screening for non-communicable diseases among treated tuberculosis patients in Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 01 01; 22(1):86-92. PMID: 29297431.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  66. Shu E, Sobieszczyk ME, Sal Y Rosas VG, Segura P, Galea JT, Lecca L, Sanchez J, Lama JR. Knowledge of tuberculosis and vaccine trial preparedness in Lima, Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 12 01; 21(12):1288-1293. PMID: 29297450.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  67. Bouton TC, Phillips PPJ, Mitnick CD, Peloquin CA, Eisenach K, Patientia RF, Lecca L, Gotuzzo E, Gandhi NR, Butler D, Diacon AH, Martel B, Santillan J, Hunt KR, Vargas D, von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Seas C, Dianis N, Moreno-Martinez A, Horsburgh CR. An optimized background regimen design to evaluate the contribution of levofloxacin to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment regimens: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Nov 25; 18(1):563. PMID: 29178937.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  68. Nathavitharana RR, Shi CX, Chindelevitch L, Calderon R, Zhang Z, Galea JT, Contreras C, Yataco R, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Murray MB, Cohen T. Polyclonal Pulmonary Tuberculosis Infections and Risk for Multidrug Resistance, Lima, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 11; 23(11):1887-1890. PMID: 29048297.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  69. Rodriguez CA, Smith ER, Villamor E, Zavaleta N, Respicio-Torres G, Contreras C, Perea S, Jimenez J, Tintaya K, Lecca L, Murray MB, Franke MF. Development and Validation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire to Estimate Intake among Children and Adolescents in Urban Peru. Nutrients. 2017 Oct 14; 9(10). PMID: 29036893.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  70. Scuffell J, Boccia D, Garcia Velarde F, Leon SR, Raviola G, Lecca L, Galea JT. Mental disorders and drug/alcohol use in patients commencing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment. Public Health Action. 2017 Sep 21; 7(3):237-239. PMID: 29201659.
    Citations: 2     
  71. Aibana O, Franke MF, Huang CC, Galea JT, Calderon R, Zhang Z, Becerra MC, Smith ER, Ronnenberg AG, Contreras C, Yataco R, Lecca L, Murray MB. Impact of Vitamin A and Carotenoids on the Risk of Tuberculosis Progression. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 15; 65(6):900-909. PMID: 28531276.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  72. Peloquin CA, Velásquez GE, Lecca L, Calderón RI, Coit J, Milstein M, Osso E, Jimenez J, Tintaya K, Garavito ES, Vasquez DV, Mitnick CD, Davies G. Erratum for Peloquin et al., "Pharmacokinetic Evidence from the HIRIF Trial To Support Increased Doses of Rifampin for Tuberculosis". Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 09; 61(9). PMID: 28839086.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  73. Calderón RI, Velásquez GE, Becerra MC, Zhang Z, Contreras CC, Yataco RM, Galea JT, Lecca LW, Kritski AL, Murray MB, Mitnick CD. Prevalence of pyrazinamide resistance and Wayne assay performance analysis in a tuberculosis cohort in Lima, Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 08 01; 21(8):894-901. PMID: 28786798.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Peloquin CA, Velásquez GE, Lecca L, Calderón RI, Coit J, Milstein M, Osso E, Jimenez J, Tintaya K, Sanchez Garavito E, Vargas Vasquez D, Mitnick CD, Davies G. Pharmacokinetic Evidence from the HIRIF Trial To Support Increased Doses of Rifampin for Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 08; 61(8). PMID: 28559269.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  75. Byrne AL, Marais BJ, Mitnick CD, Garden FL, Lecca L, Contreras C, Yauri Y, Garcia F, Marks GB. Chronic airflow obstruction after successful treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. ERJ Open Res. 2017 Jul; 3(3). PMID: 28717643.
    Citations: 5     
  76. Lecca L, Galea J, Contreras CC, Millones AK, Clendenes M, Yuen CM. Challenges in tuberculosis/HIV management in a country with a concentrated HIV epidemic. AIDS. 2017 06 01; 31(9):1207-1209. PMID: 28492390.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  77. Lecca L, Galea J, Contreras CC, Millones AK, Clendenes M, Yuen CM. Challenges in TB/HIV management in a country with a concentrated HIV epidemic. AIDS. 2017 Mar 28. PMID: 28353540.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  78. Velásquez GE, Calderon RI, Mitnick CD, Becerra MC, Huang CC, Zhang Z, Contreras CC, Yataco RM, Galea JT, Lecca LW, Murray MB. Erratum for Velásquez et al., Pyrazinamide Resistance Assays and Two-Month Sputum Culture Status in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Mar; 61(3). PMID: 28232308.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  79. Contreras CC, Millones AK, Santa Cruz J, Aguilar M, Clendenes M, Toranzo M, Llaro K, Lecca L, Becerra MC, Yuen CM. Addressing tuberculosis patients' medical and socio-economic needs: a comprehensive programmatic approach. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 04; 22(4):505-511. PMID: 28117937.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  80. Chiang SS, Roche S, Contreras C, Del Castillo H, Canales P, Jimenez J, Tintaya K, Becerra MC, Lecca L. Barriers to the treatment of childhood tuberculous infection and tuberculosis disease: a qualitative study. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 02 01; 21(2):154-160. PMID: 28234078.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  81. Aibana O, Acharya X, Huang CC, Becerra MC, Galea JT, Chiang SS, Contreras C, Calderon R, Yataco R, Velásquez GE, Tintaya K, Jimenez J, Lecca L, Murray MB. Nutritional Status and Tuberculosis Risk in Adult and Pediatric Household Contacts. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0166333. PMID: 27835678.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  82. Velásquez GE, Calderon RI, Mitnick CD, Becerra MC, Huang CC, Zhang Z, Contreras CC, Yataco RM, Galea JT, Lecca LW, Murray MB. Pyrazinamide Resistance Assays and Two-Month Sputum Culture Status in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 11; 60(11):6766-6773. PMID: 27600032.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  83. Milstein M, Lecca L, Peloquin C, Mitchison D, Seung K, Pagano M, Coleman D, Osso E, Coit J, Vargas Vasquez DE, Sanchez Garavito E, Calderon R, Contreras C, Davies G, Mitnick CD. Evaluation of high-dose rifampin in patients with new, smear-positive tuberculosis (HIRIF): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 08 27; 16(1):453. PMID: 27567500.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  84. Chiang SS, Starke JR, Miller AC, Cruz AT, Del Castillo H, Valdivia WJ, Tunque G, García F, Contreras C, Lecca L, Alarcón VA, Becerra MC. Baseline Predictors of Treatment Outcomes in Children With Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 10 15; 63(8):1063-71. PMID: 27458026.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  85. Odone A, Calderon R, Becerra MC, Zhang Z, Contreras CC, Yataco R, Galea J, Lecca L, Bonds MH, Mitnick CD, Murray MB. Acquired and Transmitted Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis: The Role of Social Determinants. PLoS One. 2016; 11(1):e0146642. PMID: 26765328.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  86. Chiang SS, Roche S, Contreras C, Alarcón V, Del Castillo H, Becerra MC, Lecca L. Barriers to the diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis: a qualitative study. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Oct; 19(10):1144-52. PMID: 26459524.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  87. Zelner JL, Murray MB, Becerra MC, Galea J, Lecca L, Calderon R, Yataco R, Contreras C, Zhang Z, Manjourides J, Grenfell BT, Cohen T. Identifying Hotspots of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Transmission Using Spatial and Molecular Genetic Data. J Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 15; 213(2):287-94. PMID: 26175455.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  88. Byrne AL, Marais BJ, Mitnick CD, Lecca L, Marks GB. Risk factors for and origins of COPD. Lancet. 2015 May 02; 385(9979):1723-1724. PMID: 25943930.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  89. Byrne AL, Marais BJ, Mitnick CD, Lecca L, Marks GB. Tuberculosis and chronic respiratory disease: a systematic review. Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Mar; 32:138-46. PMID: 25809770.
    Citations: 71     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  90. Huang CC, Tchetgen ET, Becerra MC, Cohen T, Galea J, Calderon R, Yataco R, Contreras C, Zhang ZB, Lecca L, Murray M. Cigarette smoking among tuberculosis patients increases risk of transmission to child contacts. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Nov; 18(11):1285-91. PMID: 25299859.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  91. Franke MF, Nelson AK, Muñoz M, Cruz JS, Atwood S, Lecca L, Shin SS. Validation of 2 Spanish-Language Scales to Assess HIV-Related Stigma in Communities. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2015 Nov-Dec; 14(6):527-35. PMID: 25294853.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  92. Zelner JL, Murray MB, Becerra MC, Galea J, Lecca L, Calderon R, Yataco R, Contreras C, Zhang Z, Grenfell BT, Cohen T. Age-specific risks of tuberculosis infection from household and community exposures and opportunities for interventions in a high-burden setting. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Oct 15; 180(8):853-61. PMID: 25190676.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  93. Del Castillo-Barrientos H, Centeno-Luque G, Untiveros-Tello A, Simms B, Lecca L, Nelson AK, Lastimoso C, Shin S. Clinical presentation of children with pulmonary tuberculosis: 25 years of experience in Lima, Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Sep; 18(9):1066-73. PMID: 25189554.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  94. Chiang SS, Cruz AT, Del Castillo H, Contreras C, Becerra MC, Lecca L. Evaluation of health-care providers' knowledge of childhood tuberculosis in Lima, Peru. Paediatr Int Child Health. 2015 Feb; 35(1):29-35. PMID: 25161060.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  95. Zelner JL, Murray MB, Becerra MC, Galea J, Lecca L, Calderon R, Yataco R, Contreras C, Zhang Z, Grenfell BT, Cohen T. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin and isoniazid preventive therapy protect contacts of patients with tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 01; 189(7):853-9. PMID: 24592878.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  96. Franke MF, del Castillo H, Pereda Y, Lecca L, Cárdenas L, Fuertes J, Murray MB, Bayona J, Becerra MC. Modifiable factors associated with tuberculosis disease in children: a case-control study. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jan; 33(1):109-11. PMID: 24064556.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Franke MF, Del Castillo H, Pereda Y, Lecca L, Fuertes J, Cárdenas L, Becerra MC, Bayona J, Murray M. Parasite infection and tuberculosis disease among children: a case-control study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Feb; 90(2):279-82. PMID: 24379242.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  98. Huang CC, Tchetgen ET, Becerra MC, Cohen T, Hughes KC, Zhang Z, Calderon R, Yataco R, Contreras C, Galea J, Lecca L, Murray M. The effect of HIV-related immunosuppression on the risk of tuberculosis transmission to household contacts. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Mar; 58(6):765-74. PMID: 24368620.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  99. Minnery M, Contreras C, Pérez R, Solórzano N, Tintaya K, Jimenez J, Soto S, Lecca L. A cross sectional study of knowledge and attitudes towards tuberculosis amongst front-line tuberculosis personnel in high burden areas of Lima, Peru. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e75698. PMID: 24069437.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  100. Galea JT, Contreras C, Lecca L, Shin S, Lobatón R, Zhang Z, Calderón R, Murray M, Becerra MC. RAPID HOME-BASED HIV TESTING TO REDUCE COSTS IN A LARGE TUBERCULOSIS COHORT STUDY. Public Health Action. 2013 Jun 21; 3(2):172-174. PMID: 25580381.
    Citations: 2     
  101. Fraser HS, Thomas D, Tomaylla J, Garcia N, Lecca L, Murray M, Becerra MC. Adaptation of a web-based, open source electronic medical record system platform to support a large study of tuberculosis epidemiology. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012 Nov 07; 12:125. PMID: 23131180.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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