• Global health researcher based in Africa
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Hepatitis B Therapy as HIV Prevention in Africa: A Case Series From Zambia.Hepatology.  69:458-460. 2019
    2018 High prevalence of binge drinking among people living with HIV in four African countries.Journal of the International AIDS Society.  21:e25202. 2018
    2018 Mortality and losses to follow-up among adolescents living with HIV in the IeDEA global cohort collaboration.Journal of the International AIDS Society.  21:e25215. 2018
    2018 Mental health comorbidity in low-income and middle-income countries: a call for improved measurement and treatment.Lancet Psychiatry.  5:864-866. 2018
    2018 No Impact of Hepatitis B Virus Infection on Early Mortality Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients in Southern Africa.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  67:1310-1311. 2018
    2018 Chronic hepatitis B virus monoinfection at a university hospital in Zambia.World Journal of Hepatology.  10:622-628. 2018
    2018 Hepatitis B virus contact disclosure and testing in Lusaka, Zambia: a mixed-methods study.BMJ Open.  8:e022522. 2018
    2018 Point-of-Care Urine Ethyl Glucuronide Testing to Detect Alcohol Use Among HIV-Hepatitis B Virus Coinfected Adults in Zambia.AIDS and Behavior.  22:2334-2339. 2018
    2018 HIV Self-Testing in Lusaka Province, Zambia: Acceptability, Comprehension of Testing Instructions, and Individual Preferences for Self-Test Kit Distribution in a Population-Based Sample of Adolescents and Adults.AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  34:254-260. 2018
    2018 Retention and mortality on antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: Collaborative analyses of HIV treatment programmes: CollaborativeJournal of the International AIDS Society.  21. 2018
    2018 Assessing the association between changing NRTIs when initiating second-line ART and treatment outcomesJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  77:413-416. 2018
    2018 Field performance of the Determine HBsAg point-of-care test for diagnosis of hepatitis B virus co-infection among HIV patients in Zambia.Journal of Clinical Virology.  98:5-7. 2018
    2018 Lamivudine monotherapy as a holding regimen for HIV-positive children.PLoS ONE.  13:e0205455. 2018
    2018 Predictors of Infant Hepatitis B Immunization in Cameroon: Data to Inform Implementation of a Hepatitis B Birth Dose.Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  37:103-107. 2018
    2018 Rifaximin reduces markers of inflammation and bacterial 16S rRNA in Zambian adults with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis: A randomized control trialAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  98:1152-1158. 2018
    2017 Trends in hepatitis B virus testing practices and management in HIV clinics across sub-Saharan Africa.BMC Infectious Diseases.  17:706. 2017
    2017 Stage of disease in hepatitis B virus infection in Zambian adults is associated with large cell change but not well defined using classic biomarkers.Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  111:425-432. 2017
    2017 Risk factors for impaired fasting glucose or diabetes among HIV infected patients on ART in the Copperbelt Province of ZambiaJournal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders.  16. 2017
    2017 Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy on Liver Fibrosis Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Adults With and Without HBV Coinfection in Zambia.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  64:1343-1349. 2017
    2017 Awareness and management of elevated blood pressure among human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in urban Zambia: a call to action.Global Health Action.  10:1359923. 2017
    2016 Association between hepatitis B co-infection and elevated liver stiffness among HIV-infected adults in Lusaka, Zambia.Tropical Medicine and International Health.  21:1435-1441. 2016
    2016 Kaposi Sarcoma Risk in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents on Combination Antiretroviral Therapy From Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and Asia.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  63:1245-1253. 2016
    2016 Liver fibrosis in treatment-na├»ve HIV-infected and HIV/HBV co-infected patients: Zambia and Switzerland compared.International Journal of Infectious Diseases.  51:97-102. 2016
    2016 Absence of Active Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Clinics in Zambia and Mozambique.Open Forum Infectious Diseases.  3:ofw049. 2016
    2016 Corrigendum to "Hepatitis B viral load in dried blood spots: A validation study in Zambia" [J. Clin. Virol. 72 (2015) 20-24] Doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2015.08.019Journal of Clinical Virology.  74:88. 2016
    2016 Hepatitis B Infection, Viral Load and Resistance in HIV-Infected Patients in Mozambique and Zambia.PLoS ONE.  11:e0152043. 2016
    2015 Pediatric HIV-HBV Coinfection in Lusaka, Zambia: Prevalence and Short-Term Treatment Outcomes.Journal of Tropical Pediatrics.  61:464-467. 2015
    2015 Hepatitis B viral load in dried blood spots: A validation study in Zambia.Journal of Clinical Virology.  72:20-24. 2015
    2015 Implementation of routine screening for chronic hepatitis B virus co-infection by HIV clinics in Lusaka, Zambia.Journal of Viral Hepatitis.  22:858-860. 2015
    2015 Response to 'Is AST-to-platelet ratio index a reliable tool in HIV patients in Africa?'.Liver International.  35:2060. 2015
    2015 Elevated AST-to-platelet ratio index is associated with increased all-cause mortality among HIV-infected adults in Zambia.Liver International.  35:1886-1892. 2015
    2015 Validation of Medicaid Claims-based Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction Using an HIV Clinical Cohort.Medical Care.  53:e41-e48. 2015
    2014 Chronic hepatitis B virus coinfection is associated with renal impairment among Zambian HIV-infected adults.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  59:1757-1760. 2014
    2014 Age at antiretroviral therapy initiation predicts immune recovery, death, and loss to follow-up among HIV-infected adults in urban Zambia.AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  30:949-955. 2014
    2014 Effect of baseline renal function on tenofovir-containing antiretroviral therapy outcomes in Zambia.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  58:1473-1480. 2014
    2014 Leveraging rapid implementation of an HIV treatment policy to reduce confounding in observational analysis of antiretroviral outcomes.Tropical Medicine and International Health.  19:499-500. 2014
    2014 Short communication: Late refills during the first year of antiretroviral therapy predict mortality and program failure among HIV-infected adults in urban Zambia.AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  30:74-77. 2014
    2013 Incidence and clinical features of cerebrovascular disease among HIV-infected adults in the Southeastern United States.AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  29:1068-1074. 2013
    2013 Antiretroviral therapy initiated during acute HIV infection fails to prevent persistent T-cell activation.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  62:505-508. 2013
    2013 Do all candidemic patients need an ophthalmic examination?International Journal of Infectious Diseases.  17:e146-e148. 2013
    2012 Clinical scoring for risk of resistant organisms in pneumonia: right idea, wrong interpretation.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  55:749-750. 2012
    2011 Herpes simplex virus type 2 mimicking necrotizing fasciitis.Annals of Internal Medicine.  155:567-568. 2011
    2009 Influenza A virus subtyping: paradigm shift in influenza diagnosis.Journal of Clinical Microbiology.  47:3055-3056. 2009

    Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Illinois System : Urbana-Champaign
  • Doctor of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University, Residency 2010
  • University of North Carolina Hospital Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014
  • Full Name

  • Michael Vinikoor