Kara Wools-Kaloustian

  • 3093 Citations
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1993 …2020

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Publications

1993

Detection of human papillomavirus L1 protein in condylomata acuminata from adults with defects in cell‐mediated immunity

Brown, D. R., Bryan, J. T., Wools, K., Rodriguez, M. & Tyring, S., Sep 1993, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 41, 1, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
1994

Detection of human papillomavirus L1 protein in condylomata acuminata from various anatomical sites

Wools, K., Bryan, J. T., Katz, B. P., Rodriguez, M., Davis, T. & Brown, D. R., Jan 1 1994, In : Sexually transmitted diseases. 21, 2, p. 103-106 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
1998

Disseminated sporotrichosis and Sporothrix schenckii fungemia as the initial presentation of human immunodeficiency virus infection

Al-Tawfiq, J. A. & Wools, K. K., Jan 1 1998, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 26, 6, p. 1403-1406 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
93 Scopus citations

Perception of risk, sexual behaviour and STD/HIV prevalence in Western Kenya

Wools, K. K., Menya, D., Muli, F., Heilman, D. & Jones, R., Dec 1 1998, In : East African medical journal. 75, 12, p. 679-683 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
1999

Subsequent sexually transmitted infections among adolescent women with genital infection due to Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or Trichomonas vaginalis

Fortenberry, J. D., Brizendine, E. J., Katz, B. P., Wools, K. K., Blythe, M. J. & Orr, D. P., Jan 1 1999, In : Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 26, 1, p. 26-32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations
2004

Addressing the educational void during the antiretroviral therapy rollout [4]

Cohen, J., Kimaiyo, S., Nyandiko, W., Siika, A., Sidle, J., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Mamlin, J. & Carter, E. J., Oct 21 2004, In : AIDS. 18, 15, p. 2105-2106 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

19 Scopus citations
2005

An electronic medical record system for ambulatory care of HIV-infected patients in Kenya

Siika, A. M., Rotich, J. K., Simiyu, C. J., Kigotho, E. M., Smith, F. E., Sidle, J. E., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Kimaiyo, S. N., Nyandiko, W. M., Hannan, T. J. & Tierney, W. M., Jun 1 2005, In : International Journal of Medical Informatics. 74, 5, p. 345-355 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Scopus citations
2006

Extending HIV care in resource-limited settings

Wools-Kaloustian, K. & Kimaiyo, S., Nov 1 2006, In : Current HIV/AIDS Reports. 3, 4, p. 182-186 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

Outcomes of HIV-infected orphaned and non-orphaned children on antiretroviral therapy in Western Kenya

Nyandiko, W. M., Ayaya, S., Nabakwe, E., Tenge, C., Sidle, J. E., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Musick, B., Wools-Kaloustian, K. & Tierney, W. M., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 43, 4, p. 418-425 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Viability and effectiveness of large-scale HIV treatment initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa: Experience from western Kenya

Wools-Kaloustian, K., Kimaiyo, S., Diero, L., Siika, A., Sidle, J., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Musick, B., Einterz, R., Fife, K. H. & Tierney, W. M., Jan 2006, In : AIDS. 20, 1, p. 41-48 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

196 Scopus citations
2007

Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-plus: Next steps to enhance HAART in resource-limited areas?

Flanigan, T. P., Wools-Kaloustain, K., Harwell, J., Cu-Uvin, S., Kimaiyo, S. & Carter, E. J., Dec 1 2007, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 45, 11, p. 1499-1501 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Scopus citations

Initial outcomes of an emergency department rapid HIV testing program in western Kenya

Waxman, M. J., Kimaiyo, S., Ongaro, N., Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Flanigan, T. P. & Carter, E. J., Dec 1 2007, In : AIDS patient care and STDs. 21, 12, p. 981-986 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Renal disease in an antiretroviral-naïve HIV-infected outpatient population in Western Kenya

Wools-Kaloustian, K., Gupta, S. K., Muloma, E., Owino-Ong'or, W., Sidle, J., Aubrey, R. W., Shen, J., Kipruto, K., Zwickl, B. E. & Goldman, M., Aug 2007, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 22, 8, p. 2208-2212 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

The AMPATH medical record system: Creating, implementing, and sustaining an electronic medical record system to support Hiv/AIDS care in western Kenya

Tierney, W. M., Rotich, J. K., Hannan, T. J., Siika, A. M., Biondich, P., Mamlin, B. W., Nyandiko, W. M., Kimaiyo, S., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Sidle, J., Simiyu, C., Kigotho, E., Musick, B., Mamlin, J. & Einterz, R., 2007, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 129. p. 372-376 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The AMPATH medical record system: Creating, implementing, and sustaining an electronic medical record system to support Hiv/AIDS care in western Kenya

Tierney, W. M., Rotich, J. K., Hannan, T. J., Siika, A. M., Biondich, P. G., Mamlin, B. W., Nyandiko, W. M., Kimaiyo, S., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Sidle, J. E., Simiyu, C., Kigotho, E., Musick, B., Mamlin, J. J. & Einterz, R. M., Jan 1 2007, MEDINFO 2007 - Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics: Building Sustainable Health Systems. IOS Press, p. 372-376 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 129).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

73 Scopus citations
2008

Admission characteristics, diagnoses and outcomes of HIV-Infected patients registered in an ambulatory HIV-Care programme in western kenya

Siika, A. M., Ayuo, P. O., Mwangij, A. W., Sidle, E., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Kimaiyo, S. N. & Tierney, W. M., Nov 1 2008, In : East African medical journal. 85, 11, p. 523-528 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Sampling-based approaches to improve estimation of mortality among patient dropouts: Experience from a large PEPFAR-funded program in Western Kenya

Yiannoutsos, C. T., An, M. W., Frangakis, C. E., Musick, B. S., Braitstein, P., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Ochieng, D., Martin, J. N., Bacon, M. C., Ochieng, V. & Kimaiyo, S., Dec 2 2008, In : PLoS ONE. 3, 12, e3843.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Stakeholders perception of HIV sero-discordant couples in Western Kenya

Were, E., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Baliddawa, J., Ayuo, P. O., Sidle, J. & Fife, K., Jul 2008, In : East African medical journal. 85, 7, p. 326-333 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
2009

A model for extending antiretroviral care beyond the rural health centre

Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Sidle, J. E., Selke, H. M., Vedanthan, R., Kemboi, E. K., Boit, L. J., Jebet, V. T., Carroll, A. E., Tierney, W. M. & Kimaiyo, S., Feb 2009, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 12, 1, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Determinants in HIV counselling and testing in couples in north rift Kenya

Ayuo, P. O., Were, E., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Baliddawa, J., Sidle, J. & Fife, K., Feb 2009, In : East African medical journal. 86, 2, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

The clinical burden of tuberculosis among human immunodeficiency virus-infected children in Western Kenya and the impact of combination antiretroviral treatment

Braitstein, P., Nyandiko, W., Vreeman, R., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Sang, E., Musick, B., Sidle, J., Yiannoutsos, C., Ayaya, S. & Jane, C., Jul 2009, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 28, 7, p. 626-632 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

40 Scopus citations

The impact of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on expansion of HIV care services for adult patients in western Kenya

Wools-Kaloustian, K., Kimaiyo, S., Musick, B., Sidle, J., Siika, A., Nyandiko, W., Einterz, R., Tierney, W. M. & Yiannoutsos, C. T., Jan 14 2009, In : AIDS. 23, 2, p. 195-201 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

The structure and outcomes of a hiv postexposure prophylaxis program in a high hiv prevalence setup in Western Kenya

Siika, A. M., Nyandiko, W. M., Mwangi, A., Waxman, M., Sidle, J. E., Kimaiyo, S. N. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., May 1 2009, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 51, 1, p. 47-53 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2010

Antiretroviral therapies in women after single-dose nevirapine exposure

Lockman, S., Hughes, M. D., McIntyre, J., Zheng, Y., Chipato, T., Conradie, F., Sawe, F., Asmelash, A., Hosseinipour, M. C., Mohapi, L., Stringer, E., Mngqibisa, R., Siika, A., Atwine, D., Hakim, J., Shaffer, D., Kanyama, C., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Salata, R. A., Hogg, E. & 9 others, Alston-Smith, B., Walawander, A., Purcelle-Smith, E., Eshleman, S., Rooney, J., Rahim, S., Mellors, J. W., Schooley, R. T. & Currier, J. S., Oct 14 2010, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 363, 16, p. 1499-1509 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

102 Scopus citations

Experience implementing electronic health records in three East African countries

Tierney, W. M., Achieng, M., Baker, E., Bell, A., Biondich, P., Braitstein, P., Kayiwa, D., Kimaiyo, S., Mamlin, B., McKown, B., Musinguzi, N., Nyandiko, W., Rotich, J., Sidle, J., Siika, A., Were, M., Wolfe, B., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Yeung, A. & Yiannoutsos, C., Jan 1 2010, Medinfo 2010 - Proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Medical Informatics. PART 1 ed. IOS Press, p. 371-375 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 160, no. PART 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

31 Scopus citations

Influence du sexe de la personne sur la perte du suivi dans un vaste programme de traitement du VIH dans l'ouest du Kenya

Translated title of the contribution: Influence of gender on loss to follow-up in a large HIV treatment programme in western kenyaOchieng-Ooko, V., Ochieng, D., Sidle, J. E., Holdsworth, M., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Siika, A., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Owiti, M., Kimaiyo, S. & Braitstein, P., Sep 1 2010, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 88, 9, p. 681-688 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

115 Scopus citations

Outcomes of HIV-exposed children in Western Kenya: Efficacy of prevention of mother to child transmission in a resource-constrained setting

Nyandiko, W. M., Otieno-Nyunya, B., Musick, B., Bucher-Yiannoutsos, S., Akhaabi, P., Lane, K., Yiannoutsos, C. T. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 54, 1, p. 42-50 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Retention of HIV-infected and HIV-exposed children in a comprehensive HIV clinical care programme in Western Kenya

Braitstein, P., Katshcke, A., Shen, C., Sang, E., Nyandiko, W., Ochieng, V. O., Vreeman, R., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Wools-Kaloustian, K. & Ayaya, S., Jul 1 2010, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 15, 7, p. 833-841 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Risk factors for death in HIV-infected adult African patients receiving anti-retroviral therapy.

Siika, A. M., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Mwangi, A. W., Kimaiyo, S. N., Diero, L. O., Ayuo, P. O., Owino-Ong'or, W. D., Sidle, J. E., Einterz, R. M., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Musick, B. & Tierney, W. M., Nov 2010, In : Unknown Journal. 87, 11, p. 443-451 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Sustainability of first-line antiretroviral regimens: Findings from a large HIV treatment program in Western Kenya

Braitstein, P., Ayuo, P., Mwangi, A., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Musick, B., Siika, A. & Kimaiyo, S., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 53, 2, p. 254-259 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Task shifting in HIV clinics, Western Kenya.

Kosgei, R. J., Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Braitstein, P., Sidle, J. E., Sang, E., Gitau, J. N., Sitienei, J. J., Owino, R., Mamlin, J. J., Kimaiyo, S. N. & Siika, A. M., Jul 2010, In : Unknown Journal. 87, 7, p. 299-303 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Task-shifting of antiretroviral delivery from health care workers to persons living with HIV/AIDS: Clinical outcomes of a community-based program in Kenya

Selke, H. M., Kimaiyo, S., Sidle, J. E., Vedanthan, R., Tierney, W. M., Shen, C., Denski, C. D., Katschke, A. R. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 55, 4, p. 483-490 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

144 Scopus citations
2011

Alternative antiretroviral monitoring strategies for HIV-infected patients in east Africa: Opportunities to save more lives?

Braithwaite, R. S., Nucifora, K. A., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Musick, B., Kimaiyo, S., Diero, L., Bacon, M. C. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., Aug 2 2011, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 14, 1, 38.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Impact of integrated family planning and HIV care services on contraceptive use and pregnancy outcomes: A retrospective cohort study

Kosgei, R. J., Lubano, K. M., Shen, C., Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Musick, B. S., Siika, A. M., Mabeya, H., Carter, E. J., Mwangi, A. & Kiarie, J., Dec 15 2011, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 58, 5, p. e121-e126

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations

Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009

Geng, E. H., Hunt, P. W., Diero, L. O., Kimaiyo, S., Somi, G. R., Okong, P., Bangsberg, D. R., Bwana, M. B., Cohen, C. R., Otieno, J. A., Wabwire, D., Elul, B., Nash, D., Easterbrook, P. J., Braitstein, P., Musick, B. S., Martin, J. N., Yiannoutsos, C. T. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., 2011, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 14, 1, 46.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Wamepotea (they have become lost): Outcomes of HIV-positive and HIV-exposed children lost to follow-up from a large HIV treatment program in Western Kenya

Braitstein, P., Songok, J., Vreeman, R. C., Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Koskei, P., Walusuna, L., Ayaya, S., Nyandiko, W. & Yiannoutsos, C., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 57, 3, p. e40-e46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations
2012

A clinician-nurse model to reduce early mortality and increase clinic retention among high-risk HIV-infected patients initiating combination antiretroviral treatment

Braitstein, P., Siika, A., Hogan, J., Kosgei, R., Sang, E., Sidle, J., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Keter, A., Mamlin, J. & Kimaiyo, S., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 15, 1, 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

A clinician-nurse model to reduce early mortality and increase clinic retention among high-risk HIV-infected patients initiating combination antiretroviral treatment.

Braitstein, P., Siika, A., Hogan, J., Kosgei, R., Sang, E., Sidle, J., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Keter, A., Mamlin, J. & Kimaiyo, S., 2012, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 15, p. 7 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A clinician-nurse model to reduce early mortality and increase clinic retention among high-risk HIV-infected patients initiating combination antiretroviral treatment.

Braitstein, P., Siika, A., Hogan, J., Kosgei, R., Sang, E., Sidle, J., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Keter, A., Mamlin, J. & Kimaiyo, S., Jul 26 2012, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 15, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
21 Scopus citations

Cohort profile: The international epidemiological databases to evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) in sub-Saharan Africa

Egger, M., Ekouevi, D. K., Williams, C., Lyamuya, R. E., Mukumbi, H., Braitstein, P., Hartwell, T., Graber, C., Chi, B. H., Boulle, A., Dabis, F. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., Oct 1 2012, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 41, 5, p. 1256-1264 9 p., dyr080.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Scopus citations

Human immunodeficiency virus and leprosy coinfection: Challenges in resource-limited setups

Kwobah, C. M., Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Gitau, J. N. & Siika, A. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Case Reports in Medicine. 2012, 698513.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Short-term rationing of combination antiretroviral therapy: Impact on morbidity, mortality, and loss to follow-up in a large HIV treatment program in Western Kenya

Bell, A. J., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Kimaiyo, S., Liu, H., Katschke, A., Shen, C., Simiyu, G., Musick, B. S., Sidle, J. E., Siika, A. & Braitstein, P., Dec 1 2012, In : AIDS Research and Treatment. 2012, 814564.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Short-term risk of anaemia following initiation of combination antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected patients in countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, and central and South America

Zhou, J., Jaquet, A., Bissagnene, E., Musick, B., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Maxwell, N., Boulle, A., Wehbe, F., Masys, D., Iriondo-Perez, J., Hemingway-Foday, J. & Law, M., Jan 31 2012, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 15, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2013

Active Tuberculosis Is Associated with Worse Clinical Outcomes in HIV-Infected African Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

Siika, A. M., Yiannoutsos, C. T., Wools-Kaloustian, K. K., Musick, B. S., Mwangi, A. W., Diero, L. O., Kimaiyo, S. N., Tierney, W. M. & Carter, J. E., Jan 2 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 1, e53022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Antiretroviral treatment interruptions induced by the Kenyan postelection crisis are associated with virological failure

Mann, M., Diero, L., Kemboi, E., Mambo, F., Rono, M., Injera, W., Delong, A., Schreier, L., Kaloustian, K. W., Sidle, J., Buziba, N. & Kantor, R., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 64, 2, p. 220-224 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Delivery of HIV care during the 2007 post-election crisis in Kenya: A case study analyzing the response of the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) program

Goodrich, S., Ndege, S., Kimaiyo, S., Some, H., Wachira, J., Braitstein, P., Sidle, J. E., Sitienei, J., Owino, R., Chesoli, C., Gichunge, C., Komen, F., Ojwang, C., Sang, E., Siika, A. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., Dec 1 2013, In : Conflict and Health. 7, 1, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Estimating Kidney Function in HIV-Infected Adults in Kenya: Comparison to a Direct Measure of Glomerular Filtration Rate by Iohexol Clearance

Wyatt, C. M., Schwartz, G. J., Owino Ong'or, W., Abuya, J., Abraham, A. G., Mboku, C., M'mene, L. B., Koima, W. J., Hotta, M., Maier, P., Klotman, P. E. & Wools-Kaloustian, K., Aug 8 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 8, e69601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Experience implementing electronic health records in the antenatal clinic of a teaching and referral hospital in Kenya

Chemwolo, B., Caloia, D., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Sidle, J., Spitzer, R. F., Were, M., Bell, A. & Tierney, W. M., Jan 1 2013, MEDINFO 2013 - Proceedings of the 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics. 1-2 ed. IOS Press, 1 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 192, no. 1-2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations