Donald M. Thea

Professor, International Health

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, MSc
Columbia University, MD

  • Office: Crosstown Center, CT391
  • Phone: 617-414-1271
  • Email: dthea@bu.edu

Biography

Donald Thea, MD, MSc, has pursued a full-time career in both domestic and international clinical and epidemiological infectious disease research, primarily in HIV/AIDS and childhood pneumonia. Dr. Thea received an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and was trained in tropical medicine at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and in infectious diseases at New England Medical Center. He was a member of Project SIDA (Kinshasa, Zaire) the first international clinical AIDS field site, where he was the director of the Clinical Research Unit. Dr. Thea pursued his interest in perinatal HIV transmission as the Principal Investigator of the New York City Perinatal HIV Transmission Study. He then joined the Health and Social Development Unit of the Harvard Institute for International Development, where he focused on international field research in Acute Respiratory Illness, Malaria, and HIV. Dr. Thea was the Principal Investigator of the Zambia Exclusive Breastfeeding Study from 2001 to 2007 (ZEBS), a prospective cohort study of postnatal transmission of HIV through breast milk which established that early and abrupt weaning is not a safe alternative for HIV-exposed children. He also led the Zambia Boston University Malaria Program from 2001 to 2005, which helped to launch a highly effective national malaria program in Zambia. He is currently the Program Director of the Boston University PMTCT Integration Project (BUPIP), which seeks to improve the implementation of PMTCT services and early infant diagnosis services in Southern Province, Zambia, to a population of approximately 3 million. In addition, Dr. Thea has conducted multiple field trials in studies intended to improve the global guidelines for the management of childhood pneumonia in developing countries, studies on the community management of fever in low-resource settings, malaria in pregnancy, and determinants of child sexual abuse in Zambia.

Projects

Publications

Low Rates of Treatment Failure in Children 2-59 Months Treated for Severe Pneumonia: A Multi-site Pooled Analysis

Matthew P. Fox, Donald M. Thea, Salim Sadruddin, Abdul Bari, Rachael Bonawitz, Tabish Hazir, Yasir Bin Nisar, and Shamim A. Qazi ; for the Pneumonia Studies Group

Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2013 Jan; 56(7):978-987.

Frequency and Trajectory of Abnormalities in Respiratory Rate, Temperature and Oxygen Saturation in Severe Pneumonia In Children

Rasa Izadnegahdar, Matthew P. Fox, Donald Thea, and Shamim A. Qazi

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2012 Aug; 31(8):863-865.

Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in Zambia through mobile phone texting of blood test results

Phil Seidenberg, Stephen Nicholson, Merrick Schaefer, Katherine Semrau, Maximillian Bweupe, Noel Masese, Rachael Bonawitz, Lastone Chitembo, Caitlin Goggin & Donald M. Thea

WHO Bulletin. 2012 May; 90(5):321-400.

Quality and safety of integrated community case management of malaria using rapid diagnostic tests and pneumonia by community health workers

Davidson H. Hamer, Erin Twohig Brooks, Katherine Semrau, Portipher Pilingana, William B. MacLeod, Kazungu Siazeele, Lora L. Sabin, Donald M. Thea, & Kojo Yeboah-Antwi

Pathogens and Global Health. 2012 Mar; 106(1):32-39.

Community case management of severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in children aged 2–59 months in Haripur district, Pakistan: a cluster randomised tria. 2011 Nov;.

Abdul Bari, Salim Sadruddin, Attaullah Khan, Ibad ul Haque Khan, Amanullah Khan, Iqbal A Lehri, William B Macleod, Matthew P Fox, Donald M Thea, Shamim A Qaz

The Lancet. 2011 Nov;.

Exclusive Breastfeeding and Breast Problems in HIV-infected Women

Semrau K., Kuhn L., Brooks D.R., Cabral H.J., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D.M., Aldrovandi G.M.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2011 Jun;.

Outpatient Treatment of Children With Severe Pneumonia with Oral Amoxicillin in Four Countries: The MASS Study

Addo-Yobo E, Duc Anh D, El-Sayed HF, Fox L, Fox MP, MacLeod W, Saha S, Anh Tuan T, Thea DM, Qazi S

Tropical Med Int Health. 2011 May;.

Community Case Management of Fever Due to Malaria and Pneumonia in Children Under Five in Zambia: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Yeboah-Antwi K., Pilingana P., Macleod W.B., Semrau K., Siazeele K., Kalesha P., Hamainza B., Seidenberg P., Mazimba A., Sabin L., Kamholz K., Thea D.M., Hamer D.H.

PLoS Med. 2010 Sep; 7(9).

Potential Impact of New WHO Criteria for Antiretroviral Treatment for Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Kuhn L., Aldrovandi G. M., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Mwiya M., Thea D. M.

AIDS. 2010 Jun; 24(9):1374-7.

Lactation-associated Postpartum Weight Changes among HIV-infected Women in Zambia

Murnane P. M., Arpadi S. M., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Mwiya M., Kasonde P., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M., Kuhn L.

Int J Epidemiol. 2010 May;.

Restriction of HIV-1 Genotypes in Breast Milk does not Account for the Population Transmission Genetic Bottleneck that Occurs Following Transmission

Heath L., Conway S., Jones L., Semrau K., Nakamura K., Walter J., Decker W. D., Hong J., Chen T., Heil M., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D. M., Kuhn L., Mullins J. I., Aldrovandi G. M.

PLoS One. 2010 Apr; 5(4):e10213.

4E10-resistant HIV-1 Isolated from Four Subjects with Rare Membrane-proximal External Region Polymorphisms

Nakamura K. J., Gach J. S., Jones L., Semrau K., Walter J., Bibollet-Ruche F., Decker J. M., Heath L., Decker W. D., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D., Mullins J., Kuhn L., Zwick M. B., Aldrovandi G. M.

PLoS One. 2010 Mar; 5(3):e9786.

Elevations in Mortality Associated with Weaning Persist into the Second Year of Life among Uninfected Children Born to HIV-infected Mothers

Kuhn L., Sinkala M., Semrau K., Kankasa C., Kasonde P., Mwiya M., Hu C. C., Tsai W. Y., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan; 50(3):437-44.

HIV Prevention is Not Enough: Child Survival in the Context of Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission

Kuhn L., Sinkala M., Thea D. M., Kankasa C., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2009 Dec; 12(1):36.

Management of Pneumonia and Malaria at the Community Level in Zambia. Abstract 732

Yeboah-Antwi K., Pilingana P., MacLeod W.B., Semrau K., Siazeele K., Kalesha P., Hamainza B., Mtonga E., Chanda P., Sabin L., Kamholz K., Twohig E., Thea D.M., Hamer D.H.

58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 2009 Nov 1; Washington, DC.

High Concentrations of Interleukin 15 in Breast Milk are Associated with Protection Against Postnatal HIV Transmission

Walter J., Ghosh M. K., Kuhn L., Semrau K., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Oct; 200(10):1498-502.

Detection of Low Levels of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) May be Critical for Early Diagnosis of Pediatric HIV Infection by Use of Dried Blood Spots

Walter J., Kuhn L., Semrau K., Decker D. W., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Thea D. M., Bulterys M., Ou C. Y., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jul; 47(9):2989-91.

Growth Faltering due to Breastfeeding Cessation in Uninfected Children Born to HIV-infected Mothers in Zambia

Arpadi S., Fawzy A., Aldrovandi G. M., Kankasa C., Sinkala M., Mwiya M., Thea D. M., Kuhn L.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jun; 90(2):344-53.

Differential Effects of Early Weaning for HIV-free Survival of Children Born to HIV-infected Mothers by Severity of Maternal Disease

Kuhn L., Aldrovandi G. M., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Kasonde P., Mwiya M., Tsai W. Y., Thea D. M.

PLoS One. 2009 Jun; 4(6):e6059.

Mortality and Virologic Outcomes After Access to Antiretroviral Therapy Among a Cohort of HIV-infected Women who Received Single-Dose nevirapine in Lusaka, Zambia

Kuhn L., Semrau K., Ramachandran S., Sinkala M., Scott N., Kasonde P., Mwiya M., Kankasa C., Decker D., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Jun; 52(1):132-6.

A Clinical Tool to Predict Failed Response to Therapy in Children with Severe Pneumonia

Mamtani M., Patel A., Hibberd P. L., Tuan T. A., Jeena P., Chisaka N., Hassan M., Radovan I. M., Thea D. M., Qazi S., Kulkarni H.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009 Mar; 44(4):379-86.

Effect of Presumptive Co-Trimoxazole Prophylaxis on Pneumococcal Colonization Rates, Seroepidemiology and Antibiotic Resistance in Zambian Infants: A Longitudinal Cohort Study

Gill C. J., Mwanakasale V., Fox M. P., Chilengi R., Tembo M., Nsofwa M., Chalwe V., Mwananyanda L., Mukwamataba D., Malilwe B., Champo D., Macleod W. B., Thea D. M., Hamer D. H.

Bull World Health Organ. 2009 Jan; 86(12):929-38.

Reuse of Single-dose Nevirapine in Subsequent Pregnancies for the Prevention of Mother-to-child HIV Transmission in Lusaka, Zambia: a Cohort Study

Walter J., Kuhn L., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Sinkala M., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Jan; 8:172.

Role of Breastfeeding Cessation in Mediating the Relationship between Maternal HIV Disease Stage and Increased Child Mortality among HIV-exposed Uninfected Children

Fox M. P., Brooks D. R., Kuhn L., Aldrovandi G., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Horsburgh R., Thea D. M.

Int J Epidemiol. 2008 Dec; 38(2):569-76.

Barriers to Acceptance and Adherence of Antiretroviral Therapy in Urban Zambian Women: A Qualitative Study

Murray L. K., Semrau K., McCurley E., Thea D. M., Scott N., Mwiya M., Kankasa C., Bass J., Bolton P.

AIDS Care. 2008 Dec; 21(1):78-86.

Management of Malaria and Pneumonia at the Community Level in Zambia. Abstract LB 2213

Yeboah-Antwi K., Pilangana P., MacLeod W.B., Siazeele K., Mtonga E., Chanda P., Sabin L., Kamholz K., Thea D.M., Hamer D.H.

57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 2008 Dec 1; New Orleans, LA.

Value of Chest Radiography in Predicting Treatment Response in Children Aged 3-59 Months with Severe Pneumonia

Patel A., Mamtani M., Hibberd P. L., Tuan T. A., Jeena P., Chisaka N., Hassan M., Maulen-Radovan I., Thea D. M., Qazi S., Kulkarni H.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008 Oct; 12(11):1320-6.

Effects of Early, Abrupt Weaning on HIV-free Survival of Children in Zambia

Kuhn L., Aldrovandi G. M., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Mwiya M., Kasonde P., Scott N., Vwalika C., Walter J., Bulterys M., Tsai W. Y., Thea D. M.

N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun; 359(2):130-41.

Neonatal Mortality–4 Million Reasons for Progress

Thea D., Qazi S.

Lancet. 2008 Jun; 371(9628):1893-5.

Impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection on Streptococcus Pneumoniae Colonization and Seroepidemiology among Zambian Women

Gill C. J., Mwanakasale V., Fox M. P., Chilengi R., Tembo M., Nsofwa M., Chalwe V., Mwananyanda L., Mukwamataba D., Malilwe B., Champo D., Macleod W. B., Thea D. M., Hamer D. H.

J Infect Dis. 2008 Apr; 197(7):1000-5.

Temporal and Lateral Dynamics of HIV Shedding and Elevated Sodium in Breast Milk among HIV-positive Mothers During the First 4 Months of Breast-feeding

Semrau K., Ghosh M., Kankasa C., Sinkala M., Kasonde P., Mwiya M., Thea D. M., Kuhn L., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Apr; 47(3):320-8.

Reduced Mortality Associated with Breast-feeding-acquired HIV Infection and Breast-feeding among HIV-infected Children in Zambia

Fox M. P., Brooks D., Kuhn L., Aldrovandi G., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Mwiya M., Horsburgh R., Thea D. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Mar; 48(1):90-6.

Chloramphenicol Versus Ampicillin Plus Gentamicin for Community Acquired Very Severe Pneumonia among Children Aged 2-59 Months in Low Resource Settings: Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial (SPEAR Study)

Asghar R., Banajeh S., Egas J., Hibberd P., Iqbal I., Katep-Bwalya M., Kundi Z., Law P., MacLeod W., Maulen-Radovan I., Mino G., Saha S., Sempertegui F., Simon J., Santosham M., Singhi S., Thea D. M., Qazi S.

BMJ. 2008 Jan; 336(7635):80-4.

Ambulatory Short-Course High-Dose Oral Amoxicillin for Treatment of Severe Pneumonia in Children: A Randomised Equivalency Trial

Hazir T., Fox L. M., Nisar Y. B., Fox M. P., Ashraf Y. P., MacLeod W. B., Ramzan A., Maqbool S., Masood T., Hussain W., Murtaza A., Khawar N., Tariq P., Asghar R., Simon J. L., Thea D. M., Qazi S. A.

Lancet. 2008 Jan; 371(9606):49-56.

High Uptake of Exclusive Breastfeeding and Reduced Early Post-natal HIV Transmission

Kuhn L., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Kasonde P., Scott N., Mwiya M., Vwalika C., Walter J., Tsai W. Y., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M.

PLoS One. 2007 Dec; 2(12):e1363.

Inferiority of Single-Dose Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine Intermittent Preventive Therapy for Malaria during Pregnancy among HIV-Positive Zambian Women

Gill C. J., Macleod W. B., Mwanakasale V., Chalwe V., Mwananyanda L., Champo D., Mukwamataba D., Chilengi R., Thea D. M., Hamer D. H.

J Infect Dis. 2007 Nov; 196(11):1577-84.

Two-dose Versus Monthly Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria with Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in HIV-seropositive Pregnant Zambian Women

Hamer D. H., Mwanakasale V., Macleod W. B., Chalwe V., Mukwamataba D., Champo D., Mwananyanda L., Chilengi R., Mubikayi L., Mulele C. K., Mulenga M., Thea D. M., Gill C. J.

J Infect Dis. 2007 Nov; 196(11):1585-94.

Bystander Effects: Children who Escape Infection but not Harm

Kuhn L., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov; 46(5):517-8.

The Mucosae-associated Epithelial Chemokine (MEC/CCL28) Modulates Immunity in HIV Infection

Castelletti E., Lo Caputo S., Kuhn L., Borelli M., Gajardo J., Sinkala M., Trabattoni D., Kankasa C., Lauri E., Clivio A., Piacentini L., Bray D. H., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M., Veas F., Nebuloni M., Mazzotta F., Clerici M.

PLoS One. 2007 Oct; 2(10):e969.

Veterinary Field Test as Screening Tool for Mastitis and HIV-1 Viral Load in Breastmilk from HIV-Infected Zambian Women

Dorosko S. M., Thea D. M., Saperstein G., Russell R. M., Paape M. J., Hinckley L. S., Decker W. D., Semrau K., Sinkala M., Kasonde P., Kankasa C., Aldrovandi G. M., Hamer D. H.

Breastfeed Med. 2007 Oct; 2(3):172-5.

Use of Evidence in WHO Recommendations

Simon J., Thea D. M.

Lancet. 2007 Sep; 370(9590):824-5; author reply 826-7.

Low and Undetectable Breast Milk Interleukin-7 Concentrations are Associated with Reduced Risk of Postnatal HIV Transmission

Walter J., Kuhn L., Ghosh M. K., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Sinkala M., Mwiya M., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Aug; 46(2):200-7.

Impact of HIV-1 Status on the Radiological Presentation and Clinical Outcome of Children with WHO Defined Community-acquired Severe Pneumonia

Jeena P. M., Minkara A. K., Corr P., Bassa F., McNally L. M., Coovadia H. M., Fox M., Hamer D. H., Thea D.

Arch Dis Child. 2007 Jun; 92(11):976-9.

No Benefit of Early Cessation of Breastfeeding at 4 Months on HIV-free Survival of Infants Born to HIV-infected Mothers in Zambia: the Zambia Exclusive Breastfeeding Study. Abstract #74

Sinkala M., Kuhn L., Kankasa C., Kasonde P., Vwalika C., Mwiya M., Scott N., Semrau K., Aldrovandi G.M., Thea D.M.

14th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; 2007 Feb 23; Los Angeles.

Brief Hospitalization and Pulse Oximetry for Predicting Amoxicillin Treatment Failure in Children with Severe Pneumonia

Fu L. Y., Ruthazer R., Wilson I., Patel A., Fox L. M., Tuan T. A., Jeena P., Chisaka N., Hassan M., Lozano J., Maulen-Radovan I., Thea D. M., Qazi S., Hibberd P.

Pediatrics. 2006 Dec; 118(6):e1822-30.

HIV-specific Secretory IgA in Breast Milk of HIV-positive Mothers is not Associated with Protection Against HIV Transmission among Breast-fed Infants

Kuhn L., Trabattoni D., Kankasa C., Sinkala M., Lissoni F., Ghosh M., Aldrovandi G., Thea D., Clerici M.

J Pediatr. 2006 Nov; 149(5):611-6.

Reduction in Preterm Delivery and Neonatal Mortality after the Introduction of Antenatal Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis among HIV-infected Women with Low CD4 Cell Counts

Walter J., Mwiya M., Scott N., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Kauchali S., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M., Kuhn L.

J Infect Dis. 2006 Nov; 194(11):1510-8.

Violence and Abuse among HIV-infected Women and Their Children in Zambia: A Qualitative Study

Murray L. K., Haworth A., Semrau K., Singh M., Aldrovandi G. M., Sinkala M., Thea D. M., Bolton P. A.

J Nerv Ment Dis. 2006 Aug; 194(8):610-5.

Post-weaning Breast Milk HIV-1 Viral Load, Blood Prolactin Levels and Breast Milk Volume

Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G., Kankasa C., Kasonde P., Decker W. D., Semrau K., Sinkala M., Kuhn L.

AIDS. 2006 Jul; 20(11):1539-47.

Nevirapine Resistance Viral Mutations after Repeat use of Nevirapine for Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission

Kuhn L., Sinkala M., Kankasa M. P., Kasonde P., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Jun; 42(2):260-2.

Impact of Chloroquine on Viral Load in Breast Milk

Semrau K., Kuhn L., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Shutes E., Vwalika C., Ghosh M., Aldrovandi G., Thea D. M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jun; 11(6):800-3.

Failure of Standard Antimicrobial Therapy in Children Aged 3-59 Months with Mild or Asymptomatic HIV Infection and Severe Pneumonia

Jeena P., Thea D. M., MacLeod W. B., Chisaka N., Fox M. P., Coovadia H. M., Qazi S.

Bull World Health Organ. 2006 Apr; 84(4):269-75.

Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis and Adverse Birth Outcomes among HIV-infected Women in Lusaka, Zambia. Abstract #126

Walter J., Mwiya M., Scott N., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Kauchali S., Aldrovandi G., Thea D., Kuhn L.

13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; 2006 Feb 5; Denver.

Adherence to Zidovudine for the Prevention of Perinatal Transmission in HIV-infected Pregnant Women: the Impact of Social Network Factors, Side Effects, and Perceived Treatment Efficacy

Demas P. A., Thea D. M., Weedon J., McWayne J., Bamji M., Lambert G., Schoenbaum E. E.

Women Health. 2006 Jan; 42(1):99-115.

Response to Bangsberg et al., Regarding our Article ‘No Room for Complacency About Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Africa’

Gill C.J., Hamer D.H., Simon J.L., Thea D.M., Sabin L.L.

AIDS. 2006 Jan; 20(1):141-142.

Dose Dependent Efficacy of SP for Intermittent Presumptive Therapy of Pregnancy among HIV Infected Zambian Women. Abstract 432

Gill C.J., MacLeod W.B., Mwanakasale V., Chilengi R., Chalwe V., Mwananyanda L., Thea D.M., Hamer D.H.

55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 2006 Jan 1; Atlanta, GA.

Predictors of Nonadherence to Single-dose Nevirapine Therapy for the Prevention of Mother-to-child HIV Transmission

Albrecht S., Semrau K., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Vwalika C., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M., Kuhn L.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Dec; 41(1):114-8.

Does Severity of HIV Disease in HIV-infected Mothers Affect Mortality and Morbidity Among Their Uninfected Infants?

Kuhn L., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Scott N., Tsai W. Y., Vermund S. H., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M.

Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Nov; 41(11):1654-61.

Treatment of Paediatric Malaria during a Period of Drug Transition to Artemether-Lumefantrine in Zambia: Cross Sectional Study

Zurovac D., Ndhlovu M., Rowe A. K., Hamer D. H., Thea D. M., Snow R. W.

BMJ. 2005 Oct; 331(7519):734.

Treatment of paediatric malaria during a period of drug transition to artemether-lumefantrine in Zambia: cross sectional study

Dejan Zurovac, Mickey Ndhlovu, Alexander K Rowe, Davidson H Hamer, Donald M Thea, and Robert W Snow

BMJ. 2005 Oct; 331(7519).

Prolonged Breast-feeding and Mortality up to Two Years Post-partum among HIV-positive Women in Zambia

Kuhn L., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Vwalika C., Tsai W. Y., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M.

AIDS. 2005 Sep; 19(15):1677-81.

No Room for Complacency About Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gill C. J., Hamer D. H., Simon J. L., Thea D. M., Sabin L. L.

AIDS. 2005 Jul; 19(12):1243-9.

Alpha-defensins in the Prevention of HIV Transmission among Breastfed Infants

Kuhn L., Trabattoni D., Kankasa C., Semrau K., Kasonde P., Lissoni F., Sinkala M., Ghosh M., Vwalika C., Aldrovandi G. M., Thea D. M., Clerici M.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 May; 39(2):138-42.

Women in Couples Antenatal HIV Counseling and Testing are not More Likely to Report Adverse Social Events

Semrau K., Kuhn L., Vwalika C., Kasonde P., Sinkala M., Kankasa C., Shutes E., Aldrovandi G., Thea D. M.

AIDS. 2005 Apr; 19(6):603-9.

Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria with Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in HIV Seropositive Pregnant Zambian Women. Abstract 0-7

Mwanakasale V., Mwananyanda L., Chalwe V., Mukwamataba D., Gill C., Chilengi R., Mulenga M., Thea D, MacLeod W., Hamer D.

Acta Tropica; 2005 Jan 1; Boston, MA.

Oral Amoxicillin Versus Injectable Penicillin for Severe Pneumonia in Children Aged 3 to 59 Months: a Randomised Multicentre Equivalency Study

Addo-Yobo E., Chisaka N., Hassan M., Hibberd P., Lozano J. M., Jeena P., MacLeod W. B., Maulen I., Patel A., Qazi S., Thea D. M., Nguyen N. T.

Lancet. 2004 Sep; 364(9440):1141-8.

Issues in the Design of a Clinical Trial with a Behavioral Intervention — The Zambia Exclusive Breast-feeding Study

Thea D. M., Vwalika C., Kasonde P., Kankasa C., Sinkala M., Semrau K., Shutes E., Ayash C., Tsai W. Y., Aldrovandi G., Kuhn L.

Control Clin Trials. 2004 Aug; 25(4):353-65.

The Cost of HIV/AIDS to Businesses in Southern Africa

Rosen S., Vincent J. R., MacLeod W., Fox M., Thea D. M., Simon J. L.

AIDS. 2004 Apr; 18(2):317-24.

Why do firms take action on HIV/AIDS? Evidence from Nigeria

Rosen S., Vincent J. R., MacLeod W., Thea D. M., Simon J.

Journal of Business in Developing Countries. 2004 Jan; 8(1):1-38.

Questions Regarding the Effectiveness of Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (Cotrimoxazole) Prophylaxis in African Children

Gill C. J., Hamer D., Thea D. M.

Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Sep; 37(6):863-4; author reply 864.

Quantitation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 in Breast Milk

Ghosh M. K., Kuhn L., West J., Semrau K., Decker D., Thea D. M., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jun; 41(6):2465-70.

AIDS is Your Business

Rosen S., Simon J., Vincent J. R., MacLeod W., Fox M., Thea D. M.

Harv Bus Rev. 2003 Feb; 81(2):80-7, 125.

Maternal Adherence to the Zidovudine Regimen for HIV-exposed Infants to Prevent HIV Infection: a Preliminary Study

Demas P. A., Webber M. P., Schoenbaum E. E., Weedon J., McWayne J., Enriquez E., Bamji M., Lambert G., Thea D. M.

Pediatrics. 2002 Sep; 110(3):e35.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus-specific CD8(+) T Cells in Human Breast Milk

Sabbaj S., Edwards B. H., Ghosh M. K., Semrau K., Cheelo S., Thea D. M., Kuhn L., Ritter G. D., Mulligan M. J., Goepfert P. A., Aldrovandi G. M.

J Virol. 2002 Jul; 76(15):7365-73.

Lack of Evidence of Endogenous Avian Leukosis Virus and Endogenous Avian Retrovirus Transmission to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine Recipients

Hussain A. I., Shanmugam V., Switzer W. M., Tsang S. X., Fadly A., Thea D., Helfand R., Bellini W. J., Folks T. M., Heneine W.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2001 Mar; 7(1):66-72.

Early Detection of Reverse Transcriptase Activity in Plasma of Neonates Infected with HIV-1: A Comparative Analysis with RNA-based and DNA-based Testing Using Polymerase Chain Reaction

Reisler R. B., Thea D. M., Pliner V., Green T., Lee F., Nesheim S., Brown T., Kalish M., Folks T. M., Heneine W.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2001 Feb; 26(1):93-102.

Evidence of Avian Leukosis Virus Subgroup E and Endogenous Avian Virus in Measles and Mumps Vaccines Derived from Chicken Cells: Investigation of Transmission to Vaccine Recipients

Tsang S. X., Switzer W. M., Shanmugam V., Johnson J. A., Goldsmith C., Wright A., Fadly A., Thea D., Jaffe H., Folks T. M., Heneine W.

J Virol. 1999 Jun; 73(7):5843-51.

Relative Influences of Sex, Race, Environment, and HIV Infection on Body Composition in Adults

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