Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Couples' voluntary HIV counseling and testing provider training evaluation, Zambia. Wu KY, Oppert M, Wall KM, Inambao M, Simpungwe MK, Ahmed N, et al. Health Promot Int. 2018;33(4):580-8. DOI 

HIV transmission in discordant couples in Africa in the context of antiretroviral therapy availability. Woodson E, Goldberg A, Michelo C, Basu D, Tao S, Schinazi R, et al. AIDS. 2018;32(12):1613-23. DOI 

Immunogenetic factors in early immune control of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection: Evaluation of HLA class I amino acid variants in two African populations. Wiener HW, Shrestha S, Lu H, Karita E, Kilembe W, Allen S, et al. Human immunology. 2018;79(3):166-71. DOI 

Schistosomiasis is associated with incident HIV transmission and death in Zambia. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Dinh C, Livingston P, Lee YM, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(12):e0006902. DOI 

Cost per insertion and couple year of protection for post-partum intrauterine devices and implants provided during service scale-up in Kigali, Rwanda. Wall KM, Ingabire R, Allen S, Karita E. Gates Open Research. 2018;2(39). DOI 

Rwandan stakeholder perspectives of integrated family planning and HIV services. Wall KM, Bayingana R, Ingabire R, Ahlschlager L, Tichacek A, Allen S, et al. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018;33(4):e1037-e49. DOI 

VH1-69 Utilizing Antibodies Are Capable of Mediating Non-neutralizing Fc-Mediated Effector Functions Against the Transmitted/Founder gp120. Smith SA, Burton SL, Kilembe W, Lakhi S, Karita E, Price M, et al. Front Immunol. 2018;9:3163. DOI 

Prediction of extended high viremia among newly HIV-1-infected persons in sub-Saharan Africa. Powers KA, Price MA, Karita E, Kamali A, Kilembe W, Allen S, et al. PLoS One. 2018;13(4):e0192785. DOI 

Difficult decisions: Evaluating individual and couple-level fertility intentions and HIV acquisition among HIV serodiscordant couples in Zambia. Joseph Davey DL, Wall KM, Kilembe W, Khu NH, Brill I, Vwalika B, et al. PLoS One. 2018;13(1):e0189869. DOI 

Evaluation of a multi-level intervention to improve postpartum intrauterine device services in Rwanda. Ingabire R, Nyombayire J, Hoagland A, Da Costa V, Mazzei A, Haddad L, et al. Gates Open Res. 2018;2(38):38. DOI 

Bacterial vaginosis modifies the association between hormonal contraception and HIV acquisition. Haddad LB, Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Khu NH, Brill I, et al. AIDS. 2018;32(5):595-604. DOI 

HLA Class I Downregulation by HIV-1 Variants from Subtype C Transmission Pairs. Ende Z, Deymier MJ, Claiborne DT, Prince JL, Monaco DC, Kilembe W, et al. J Virol. 2018;92(7):e01633-17. DOI 

Fc-gamma receptor IIA and IIIA variants in two African cohorts: Lack of consistent impact on heterosexual HIV acquisition, viral control, and disease progression. Connolly S, Wall KM, Tang J, Yu T, Kilembe W, Kijak G, et al. Virology. 2018;525:132-42. DOI 


Pregnancy and HIV Disease Progression in an Early Infection Cohort from Five African Countries. Wall KM, Rida W, Haddad LB, Kamali A, Karita E, Lakhi S, et al. Epidemiology. 2017;28(2):224-32. DOI 

Sustained effect of couples' HIV counseling and testing on risk reduction among Zambian HIV serodiscordant couples. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Haddad LB, Lakhi S, Onwubiko U, et al. Sex Transm Infect. 2017;93(4):259-66. DOI 

Optimizing Prevention of HIV and Unplanned Pregnancy in Discordant African Couples. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Haddad LB, Khu NH, Brill I, et al. Journal of women's health (2002). 2017;26(8):900-10. DOI 

Risk of heterosexual HIV transmission attributable to sexually transmitted infections and non-specific genital inflammation in Zambian discordant couples, 1994-2012. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Haddad LB, Hunter E, Lakhi S, et al. Int J Epidemiol. 2017;46(5):1593-606. DOI 

Incentives to improve couples' HIV testing uptake and cost-effectiveness. Wall K, Allen S. Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5(9):e847-e8. DOI 

HIV Incidence and Predictors of HIV Acquisition From an Outside Partner in Serodiscordant Couples in Lusaka, Zambia. Joseph Davey DL, Wall KM, Kilembe W, Naw HK, Brill I, Vwalika B, et al. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2017;76(2):123-31. DOI 

Risky Sex and HIV Acquisition Among HIV Serodiscordant Couples in Zambia, 2002-2012: What Does Alcohol Have To Do With It? Joseph Davey D, Kilembe W, Wall KM, Khu NH, Brill I, Vwalika B, et al. AIDS and behavior. 2017;21(7):1892-903. DOI 

Transitioning couple's voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT) from stand-alone weekend services into routine antenatal and VCT services in government clinics in Zambia's two largest cities. Inambao M, Kilembe W, Canary LA, Czaicki NL, Kakungu-Simpungwe M, Chavuma R, et al. PLoS One. 2017;12(10):e0185142. DOI 


Hormonal Contraceptive Use Among HIV-Positive Women and HIV Transmission Risk to Male Partners, Zambia, 1994-2012. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Ravindhran P, Khu NH, Brill I, et al. J Infect Dis. 2016;214(7):1063-71. DOI 

Hormonal Contraception, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Risk of HIV Disease Progression Among Zambian Women. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Haddad L, Vwalika B, Lakhi S, Khu NH, et al. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2016;71(3):345-52. DOI 

Acceptability of Couples' Voluntary HIV Testing Among HIV-infected Patients in Care and Their HIV-negative Partners in the United States. Wall KM, Canary L, Workowski K, Lockard A, Jones J, Sullivan P, et al. The open AIDS journal. 2016;10:1-13. DOI 

Diversification in the HIV-1 Envelope Hyper-variable Domains V2, V4, and V5 and Higher Probability of Transmitted/Founder Envelope Glycosylation Favor the Development of Heterologous Neutralization Breadth. Smith SA, Burton SL, Kilembe W, Lakhi S, Karita E, Price M, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2016;12(11):e1005989. DOI 

Dynamics and Correlates of CD8 T-Cell Counts in Africans with Primary Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection. Prentice HA, Lu H, Price MA, Kamali A, Karita E, Lakhi S, et al. J Virol. 2016;90(22):10423-30. DOI 

Balance between transmitted HLA preadapted and nonassociated polymorphisms is a major determinant of HIV-1 disease progression. Monaco DC, Dilernia DA, Fiore-Gartland A, Yu T, Prince JL, Dennis KK, et al. The Journal of experimental medicine. 2016;213(10):2049-63. DOI 

Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Responses in a Large Longitudinal Sub-Saharan HIV Primary Infection Cohort. Landais E, Huang X, Havenar-Daughton C, Murrell B, Price MA, Wickramasinghe L, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2016;12(1):e1005369. DOI 

Promotion of couples' voluntary HIV counseling and testing: a comparison of influence networks in Rwanda and Zambia. Kelley AL, Hagaman AK, Wall KM, Karita E, Kilembe W, Bayingana R, et al. BMC public health. 2016;16:744. DOI 

Implementation and Operational Research: Evolution of Couples' Voluntary Counseling and Testing for HIV in Rwanda: From Research to Public Health Practice. Karita E, Nsanzimana S, Ndagije F, Wall KM, Mukamuyango J, Mugwaneza P, et al. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2016;73(3):e51-e8. DOI 

Impact of pre-adapted HIV transmission. Carlson JM, Du VY, Pfeifer N, Bansal A, Tan VY, Power K, et al. Nature medicine. 2016;22(6):606-13. DOI 


Transmitted virus fitness and host T cell responses collectively define divergent infection outcomes in two HIV-1 recipients. Yue L, Pfafferott KJ, Baalwa J, Conrod K, Dong CC, Chui C, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2015;11(1):e1004565. DOI 

Hormonal contraception does not increase women's HIV acquisition risk in Zambian discordant couples, 1994-2012. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Htee Khu N, Brill I, Chomba E, et al. Contraception. 2015;91(6):480-7. DOI 

Authors' reply: Hormonal contraceptives and HIV: Hazards of pronouncing "negative" studies with low power. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Vwalika B, Haddad L, Allen S. Contraception. 2015;92(3):277. DOI 

Implementation of an electronic fingerprint-linked data collection system: a feasibility and acceptability study among Zambian female sex workers. Wall KM, Kilembe W, Inambao M, Chen YN, McHoongo M, Kimaru L, et al. Globalization and health. 2015;11:27. DOI 

CD4:CD8 lymphocyte ratio as a quantitative measure of immunologic health in HIV-1 infection: findings from an African cohort with prospective data. Tang J, Li X, Price MA, Sanders EJ, Anzala O, Karita E, et al. Frontiers in microbiology. 2015;6:670. DOI 

Immunogenetic influences on acquisition of HIV-1 infection: consensus findings from two African cohorts point to an enhancer element in IL19 (1q32.2). Li X, Zhang K, Pajewski NM, Brill I, Prentice HA, Shrestha S, et al. Genes and immunity. 2015;16(3):213-20. DOI 

Implementation of couples' voluntary HIV counseling and testing services in Durban, South Africa. Kilembe W, Wall KM, Mokgoro M, Mwaanga A, Dissen E, Kamusoko M, et al. BMC public health. 2015;15:601. DOI 

Knowledge of HIV serodiscordance, transmission, and prevention among couples in Durban, South Africa. Kilembe W, Wall KM, Mokgoro M, Mwaanga A, Dissen E, Kamusoko M, et al. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0124548. DOI 

High Transmitter CD4+ T-Cell Count Shortly after the Time of Transmission in a Study of African Serodiscordant Couples. Karita E, Price MA, Lakhi S, Kilembe W, Kamali A, Ruzagira E, et al. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0134438. DOI 

Creating an African HIV clinical research and prevention trials network: HIV prevalence, incidence and transmission. Kamali A, Price MA, Lakhi S, Karita E, Inambao M, Sanders EJ, et al. PLoS One. 2015;10(1):e0116100. DOI 

HLA Class-II Associated HIV Polymorphisms Predict Escape from CD4+ T Cell Responses. Erdmann N, Du VY, Carlson J, Schaefer M, Jureka A, Sterrett S, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2015;11(8):e1005111. DOI  

Multiplexed highly-accurate DNA sequencing of closely-related HIV-1 variants using continuous long reads from single molecule, real-time sequencing. Dilernia DA, Chien JT, Monaco DC, Brown MP, Ende Z, Deymier MJ, et al. Nucleic acids research. 2015;43(20):e129. DOI 

Heterosexual Transmission of Subtype C HIV-1 Selects Consensus-Like Variants without Increased Replicative Capacity or Interferon-alpha Resistance. Deymier MJ, Ende Z, Fenton-May AE, Dilernia DA, Kilembe W, Allen SA, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2015;11(9):e1005154. DOI 

Replicative fitness of transmitted HIV-1 drives acute immune activation, proviral load in memory CD4+ T cells, and disease progression. Claiborne DT, Prince JL, Scully E, Macharia G, Micci L, Lawson B, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112(12):E1480-9. DOI