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    1. Chatterjee S, Kolappan C, Subramani R, Gopi PG, Chandrasekaran V, Fay MP, Babu S, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Incidence of active pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with coincident filarial and/or intestinal helminth infections followed longitudinally in South India. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e94603. PMID: 24728010; PMCID: PMC3984271.
    2. Shriram AN, Krishnamoorthy K, Sivan A, Saha BP, Kumaraswami V, Vijayachari P. Impact of MDA and the prospects of elimination of the lone focus of diurnally sub periodic lymphatic filariasis in Nicobar Islands, India. Acta Trop. 2014 May; 133:93-7. PMID: 24556139.
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    3. Pavan Kumar N, Anuradha R, Andrade BB, Suresh N, Ganesh R, Shankar J, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Circulating biomarkers of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in children. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2013 May; 20(5):704-11. PMID: 23486418; PMCID: PMC3647760.
    4. Mehendale S, Thakar M, Sahay S, Kumar M, Shete A, Sathyamurthi P, Verma A, Kurle S, Shrotri A, Gilmour J, Goyal R, Dally L, Sayeed E, Zachariah D, Ackland J, Kochhar S, Cox JH, Excler JL, Kumaraswami V, Paranjape R, Ramanathan VD. Safety and immunogenicity of DNA and MVA HIV-1 subtype C vaccine prime-boost regimens: a phase I randomised Trial in HIV-uninfected Indian volunteers. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e55831. PMID: 23418465; PMCID: PMC3572184.
    5. Senbagavalli P, Hilda JN, Ramanathan VD, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Immune complexes isolated from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis modulate the activation and function of normal granulocytes. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Dec; 19(12):1965-71. PMID: 23100480; PMCID: PMC3535873.
    6. George PJ, Anuradha R, Kumar NP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Evidence of microbial translocation associated with perturbations in T cell and antigen-presenting cell homeostasis in hookworm infections. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(10):e1830. PMID: 23056659; PMCID: PMC3464301.
    7. Seven years of the field epidemiology training programme (FETP) at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India: an internal evaluation. Hum Resour Health. 2012 Sep 27; 10:36. PMID: 23013473; PMCID: PMC3505457.
    8. Anuradha R, George PJ, Pavan Kumar N, Fay MP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Circulating microbial products and acute phase proteins as markers of pathogenesis in lymphatic filarial disease. PLoS Pathog. 2012; 8(6):e1002749. PMID: 22685406; PMCID: PMC3369944.
    9. Anuradha R, George JP, Pavankumar N, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Altered circulating levels of matrix metalloproteinases and inhibitors associated with elevated type 2 cytokines in lymphatic filarial disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(6):e1681. PMID: 22679524; PMCID: PMC3367978.
    10. Babu S, Anuradha R, Kumar NP, George PJ, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Toll-like receptor- and filarial antigen-mediated, mitogen-activated protein kinase- and NF-?B-dependent regulation of angiogenic growth factors in filarial lymphatic pathology. Infect Immun. 2012 Jul; 80(7):2509-18. PMID: 22508858; PMCID: PMC3416485.
    11. Kumar NP, Anuradha R, Suresh R, Ganesh R, Shankar J, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Suppressed type 1, type 2, and type 17 cytokine responses in active tuberculosis in children. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Nov; 18(11):1856-64. PMID: 21955625; PMCID: PMC3209030.
    12. Sundaramurthi JC, Ramanandan P, Brindha S, Subhasree CR, Prasad A, Kumaraswami V, Hanna LE. DDTRP: Database of Drug Targets for Resistant Pathogens. Bioinformation. 2011; 7(2):98-101. PMID: 21938213; PMCID: PMC3174044.
    13. Hassan S, Logambiga P, Raman AM, Subazini TK, Kumaraswami V, Hanna LE. MtbSD--a comprehensive structural database for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2011 Nov; 91(6):556-62. PMID: 21880546.
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    14. Babu S, Anuradha R, Kumar NP, George PJ, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Filarial lymphatic pathology reflects augmented toll-like receptor-mediated, mitogen-activated protein kinase-mediated proinflammatory cytokine production. Infect Immun. 2011 Nov; 79(11):4600-8. PMID: 21875961; PMCID: PMC3257941.
    15. Ray D, Harikrishna S, Immanuel C, Victor L, Subramanyam S, Kumaraswami V. Acquired alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency in tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Indian J Med Res. 2011 Jul; 134:79-82. PMID: 21808138; PMCID: PMC3171921.
    16. Senbagavalli P, Anuradha R, Ramanathan VD, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Heightened measures of immune complex and complement function and immune complex-mediated granulocyte activation in human lymphatic filariasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Jul; 85(1):89-96. PMID: 21734131; PMCID: PMC3122350.
    17. Murhekar MV, Manickam P, Kumar RM, Ganesakumar SR, Ramachandran V, Ramakrishnan R, Kumaraswami V. Treatment practices & laboratory investigations during chikungunya outbreaks in South India. Indian J Med Res. 2011 May; 133:546-7. PMID: 21623042; PMCID: PMC3121288.
    18. Shriram AN, Krishnamoorthy K, Saha BP, Roy A, Kumaraswami V, Shah WA, Jambulingam P, Vijayachari P. Diurnally subperiodic filariasis in India-prospects of elimination: precept to action? Parasitol Res. 2011 Jul; 109(1):1-8. PMID: 21286754.
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    19. Aravindhan V, Mohan V, Surendar J, Rao MM, Ranjani H, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Decreased prevalence of lymphatic filariasis among subjects with type-1 diabetes. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Dec; 83(6):1336-9. PMID: 21118945; PMCID: PMC2990055.
    20. Bennuru S, Maldarelli G, Kumaraswami V, Klion AD, Nutman TB. Elevated levels of plasma angiogenic factors are associated with human lymphatic filarial infections. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Oct; 83(4):884-90. PMID: 20889885; PMCID: PMC2946762.
    21. Aravindhan V, Mohan V, Surendar J, Muralidhara Rao M, Pavankumar N, Deepa M, Rajagopalan R, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Babu S. Decreased prevalence of lymphatic filariasis among diabetic subjects associated with a diminished pro-inflammatory cytokine response (CURES 83). PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Jun 15; 4(6):e707. PMID: 20559443; PMCID: PMC2886036.
    22. Babu S, Bhat SQ, Kumar NP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Regulatory T cells modulate Th17 responses in patients with positive tuberculin skin test results. J Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 01; 201(1):20-31. PMID: 19929695; PMCID: PMC2791194.
    23. Hemanth Kumar AK, Ramachandran G, Rajasekaran S, Padmapriyadarsini C, Narendran G, Anitha S, Subramanyam S, Kumaraswami V, Swaminathan S. Pharmacokinetics of lamivudine & stavudine in generic fixed-dose combinations in HIV-1 infected adults in India. Indian J Med Res. 2009 Oct; 130(4):451-7. PMID: 19942751; PMCID: PMC2853745.
    24. Babu S, Bhat SQ, Kumar NP, Anuradha R, Kumaran P, Gopi PG, Kolappan C, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Attenuation of toll-like receptor expression and function in latent tuberculosis by coexistent filarial infection with restoration following antifilarial chemotherapy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 Jul 28; 3(7):e489. PMID: 19636364; PMCID: PMC2710006.
    25. Babu S, Bhat SQ, Kumar NP, Jayantasri S, Rukmani S, Kumaran P, Gopi PG, Kolappan C, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Human type 1 and 17 responses in latent tuberculosis are modulated by coincident filarial infection through cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4 and programmed death-1. J Infect Dis. 2009 Jul 15; 200(2):288-98. PMID: 19505258; PMCID: PMC2997351.
    26. Babu S, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Alternatively activated and immunoregulatory monocytes in human filarial infections. J Infect Dis. 2009 Jun 15; 199(12):1827-37. PMID: 19456233; PMCID: PMC3440875.
    27. Shenoy RK, Rahmah N, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V, Thaslim AX, Gopu RB. Relevance of anti-BmR1 IgG4 antibodies in children from an area endemic for Brugia malayi infection in Kerala, India. J Commun Dis. 2009 Jun; 41(2):63-70. PMID: 22010493.
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    28. Babu S, Bhat SQ, Pavan Kumar N, Lipira AB, Kumar S, Karthik C, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Filarial lymphedema is characterized by antigen-specific Th1 and th17 proinflammatory responses and a lack of regulatory T cells. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009; 3(4):e420. PMID: 19381284; PMCID: PMC2666805.
    29. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V, Rahmah N, Dhananjayan G, Padma S. Antifilarial drugs, in the doses employed in mass drug administrations by the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis, reverse lymphatic pathology in children with Brugia malayi infection. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2009 Apr; 103(3):235-47. PMID: 19341538.
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    30. Krishnan N, Ananthakrishnan R, Augustine S, Vijayalakshmi NK, Gopi PG, Kumaraswami V, Narayanan PR. Impact of advocacy on the tuberculosis management practices of private practitioners in Chennai City, India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009 Jan; 13(1):112-8. PMID: 19105888.
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    31. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V, Dhananjayan G, Rahmah N, Abhilash G, Ramesh C. Lymphoscintigraphic evidence of lymph vessel dilation in the limbs of children with Brugia malayi infection. J Commun Dis. 2008 Jun; 40(2):91-100. PMID: 19301693.
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    32. Kolappan C, Subramani R, Kumaraswami V, Santha T, Narayanan PR. Excess mortality and risk factors for mortality among a cohort of TB patients from rural south India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008 Jan; 12(1):81-6. PMID: 18173882.
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    33. Ramachandran G, Hemanthkumar AK, Rajasekaran S, Padmapriyadarsini C, Narendran G, Anitha S, Subramanyam S, Kumaraswami V, Swaminathan S. Steady-State Pharmacokinetics of Nevirapine in HIV-1 Infected Adults in India. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2007 Dec; 6(4):251-4. PMID: 18216399.
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    34. Ramachandran G, Hemanth Kumar AK, Sarala K, Padmapriyadarsini C, Anitha S, Tharani CB, Kumaraswami V, Swaminathan S. Urine levels of rifampicin & isoniazid in asymptomatic HIV-positive individuals. Indian J Med Res. 2007 Jun; 125(6):763-6. PMID: 17704553.
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    35. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V, Rahmah N, Dhananjayan G, Padma S, Abhilash G, Ramesh C. Preliminary findings from a cross-sectional study on lymphatic filariasis in children, in an area of India endemic for Brugia malayi infection. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Apr; 101(3):205-13. PMID: 17362595.
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    36. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V, Padma S, Rahmah N, Abhilash G, Ramesh C. Doppler ultrasonography reveals adult-worm nests in the lymph vessels of children with brugian filariasis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Mar; 101(2):173-80. PMID: 17316503.
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    37. Kumar AK, Ramachandran G, Kumar P, Kumaraswami V, Swaminathan S. Can urine lamivudine be used to monitor antiretroviral treatment adherence? MedGenMed. 2006 Dec 13; 8(4):53. PMID: 17415333; PMCID: PMC1868331.
    38. Ramachandran G, Hemanthkumar AK, Kumaraswami V, Swaminathan S. A simple and rapid liquid chromatography method for simultaneous determination of zidovudine and nevirapine in plasma. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2006 Nov 07; 843(2):339-44. PMID: 16815761.
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    39. Ramachandran G, Hemanthkumar AK, Rajasekaran S, Padmapriyadarsini C, Narendran G, Sukumar B, Sathishnarayan S, Raja K, Kumaraswami V, Swaminathan S. Increasing nevirapine dose can overcome reduced bioavailability due to rifampicin coadministration. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 May; 42(1):36-41. PMID: 16639340.
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    40. Lipner EM, Gopi PG, Subramani R, Kolappan C, Sadacharam K, Kumaran P, Prevots DR, Narayanan PR, Nutman TB, Kumaraswami V. Coincident filarial, intestinal helminth, and mycobacterial infection: helminths fail to influence tuberculin reactivity, but BCG influences hookworm prevalence. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 May; 74(5):841-7. PMID: 16687690.
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    41. Babu S, Blauvelt CP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Cutting edge: diminished T cell TLR expression and function modulates the immune response in human filarial infection. J Immunol. 2006 Apr 01; 176(7):3885-9. PMID: 16547219.
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    42. Ramachandran G, Kumar AK, Swaminathan S, Venkatesan P, Kumaraswami V, Greenblatt DJ. Simple and rapid liquid chromatography method for determination of efavirenz in plasma. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2006 May 01; 835(1-2):131-5. PMID: 16574512.
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    43. Babu S, Blauvelt CP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Regulatory networks induced by live parasites impair both Th1 and Th2 pathways in patent lymphatic filariasis: implications for parasite persistence. J Immunol. 2006 Mar 01; 176(5):3248-56. PMID: 16493086.
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    44. Gopi PG, Subramani R, Santha T, Kumaran PP, Kumaraswami V, Narayanan PR. Relationship of ARTI to incidence and prevalence of tuberculosis in a district of south India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2006 Jan; 10(1):115-7. PMID: 16466048.
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    45. Babu S, Blauvelt CP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Diminished expression and function of TLR in lymphatic filariasis: a novel mechanism of immune dysregulation. J Immunol. 2005 Jul 15; 175(2):1170-6. PMID: 16002719.
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    46. Kim YJ, Kumaraswami V, Choi E, Mu J, Follmann DA, Zimmerman P, Nutman TB. Genetic polymorphisms of eosinophil-derived neurotoxin and eosinophil cationic protein in tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Jul; 73(1):125-30. PMID: 16014847.
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    47. Babu S, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Transcriptional control of impaired Th1 responses in patent lymphatic filariasis by T-box expressed in T cells and suppressor of cytokine signaling genes. Infect Immun. 2005 Jun; 73(6):3394-401. PMID: 15908366; PMCID: PMC1111868.
    48. Babu S, Blauvelt CP, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Chemokine receptors of T cells and of B cells in lymphatic filarial infection: a role for CCR9 in pathogenesis. J Infect Dis. 2005 Mar 15; 191(6):1018-26. PMID: 15717282.
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    49. Gyapong JO, Kumaraswami V, Biswas G, Ottesen EA. Treatment strategies underpinning the global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2005 Feb; 6(2):179-200. PMID: 15757416.
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    50. Suma TK, Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V. A qualitative study of the perceptions, practices and socio-psychological suffering related to chronic brugian filariasis in Kerala, southern India. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2003 Dec; 97(8):839-45. PMID: 14754496.
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    51. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V. A qualitative study on the feasibility and benefits of foot hygiene measures practiced by patients with brugian filariasis. J Commun Dis. 2003 Mar; 35(1):9-16. PMID: 15239299.
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    52. O'Bryan L, Pinkston P, Kumaraswami V, Vijayan V, Yenokida G, Rosenberg HF, Crystal R, Ottesen EA, Nutman TB. Localized eosinophil degranulation mediates disease in tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Infect Immun. 2003 Mar; 71(3):1337-42. PMID: 12595450; PMCID: PMC148813.
    53. Remme JH, Blas E, Chitsulo L, Desjeux PM, Engers HD, Kanyok TP, Kayondo JF, Kioy DW, Kumaraswami V, Lazdins JK, Nunn PP, Oduola A, Ridley RG, Toure YT, Zicker F, Morel CM. Strategic emphases for tropical diseases research: a TDR perspective. Trends Microbiol. 2002 Oct; 10(10):435-40. PMID: 12377547.
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    54. Remme JH, Blas E, Chitsulo L, Desjeux PM, Engers HD, Kanyok TP, Kengeya Kayondo JF, Kioy DW, Kumaraswami V, Lazdins JK, Nunn PP, Oduola A, Ridley RG, Toure YT, Zicker F, Morel CM. Strategic emphases for tropical diseases research: a TDR perspective. Trends Parasitol. 2002 Oct; 18(10):421-6. PMID: 12377584.
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    55. Suma TK, Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V. Efficacy and sustainability of a footcare programme in preventing acute attacks of adenolymphangitis in Brugian filariasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Sep; 7(9):763-6. PMID: 12225507.
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    56. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, John A, Arun SR, Kumaraswami V, Fleckenstein LL, Na-Bangchang K. The pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of the co-administration of diethylcarbamazine and albendazole. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2002 Sep; 96(6):603-14. PMID: 12396323.
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    57. Selvaraj R, Gopal G, Raja A, Kumaraswami V. Pattern recognition technique in immunological antigenic tests to identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2002; 82(6):261-6. PMID: 12623268.
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    58. Rahmah N, Taniawati S, Shenoy RK, Lim BH, Kumaraswami V, Anuar AK, Hakim SL, Hayati MI, Chan BT, Suharni M, Ramachandran CP. Specificity and sensitivity of a rapid dipstick test (Brugia Rapid) in the detection of Brugia malayi infection. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2001 Nov-Dec; 95(6):601-4. PMID: 11816429.
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    59. Choi EH, Zimmerman PA, Foster CB, Zhu S, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Chanock SJ. Genetic polymorphisms in molecules of innate immunity and susceptibility to infection with Wuchereria bancrofti in South India. Genes Immun. 2001 Aug; 2(5):248-53. PMID: 11528516.
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    60. Nutman TB, Kumaraswami V. Regulation of the immune response in lymphatic filariasis: perspectives on acute and chronic infection with Wuchereria bancrofti in South India. Parasite Immunol. 2001 Jul; 23(7):389-99. PMID: 11472558.
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    61. Rahmah N, Lim BH, Khairul Anuar A, Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V, Lokman Hakim S, Chotechuang P, Kanjanopas K, Ramachandran CP. A recombinant antigen-based IgG4 ELISA for the specific and sensitive detection of Brugia malayi infection. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2001 May-Jun; 95(3):280-4. PMID: 11490997.
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    62. Shenoy RK, John A, Babu BS, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V. Two-year follow-up of the microfilaraemia of asymptomatic brugian filariasis, after treatment with two, annual, single doses of ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine and albendazole, in various combinations. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2000 Sep; 94(6):607-14. PMID: 11064762.
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    63. Gopinath R, Hanna LE, Kumaraswami V, Perumal V, Kavitha V, Vijayasekaran V, Nutman TB. Perturbations in eosinophil homeostasis following treatment of lymphatic filariasis. Infect Immun. 2000 Jan; 68(1):93-9. PMID: 10603373; PMCID: PMC97106.
    64. Shenoy RK, John A, Hameed S, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V. Apparent failure of ultrasonography to detect adult worms of Brugia malayi. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2000 Jan; 94(1):77-82. PMID: 10723526.
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    65. Olszewski WL, Jamal S, Manokaran G, Pani S, Kumaraswami V, Kubicka U, Lukomska B, Tripathi FM, Swoboda E, Meisel-Mikolajczyk F, Stelmach E, Zaleska M. Bacteriological studies of blood, tissue fluid, lymph and lymph nodes in patients with acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (DLA) in course of 'filarial' lymphedema. Acta Trop. 1999 Oct 15; 73(3):217-24. PMID: 10546838.
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    66. Shenoy RK, Dalia S, John A, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V. Treatment of the microfilaraemia of asymptomatic brugian filariasis with single doses of ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine or albendazole, in various combinations. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1999 Sep; 93(6):643-51. PMID: 10707109.
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    67. Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V, Suma TK, Rajan K, Radhakuttyamma G. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the efficacy of oral penicillin, diethylcarbamazine or local treatment of the affected limb in preventing acute adenolymphangitis in lymphoedema caused by brugian filariasis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1999 Jun; 93(4):367-77. PMID: 10656038.
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    68. Gopinath R, Hanna LE, Kumaraswami V, Pillai SV, Kavitha V, Vijayasekaran V, Rajasekharan A, Nutman TB. Long-term persistence of cellular hyporesponsiveness to filarial antigens after clearance of microfilaremia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1999 May; 60(5):848-53. PMID: 10344663.
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    69. Gurumurthy P, Ramachandran G, Vijayalakshmi S, Kumar AK, Venkatesan P, Chandrasekaran V, Vjayasekaran V, Kumaraswami V, Prabhakar R. Bioavailability of rifampicin, isoniazid and pyrazinamide in a triple drug formulation: comparison of plasma and urine kinetics. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 1999 Feb; 3(2):119-25. PMID: 10091876.
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    70. Shenoy RK, Suma TK, Rajan K, Kumaraswami V. Prevention of acute adenolymphangitis in brugian filariasis: comparison of the efficacy of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine, each combined with local treatment of the affected limb. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998 Jul; 92(5):587-94. PMID: 9797832.
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    71. Shenoy RK, George LM, John A, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V. Treatment of microfilaraemia in asymptomatic brugian filariasis: the efficacy and safety of the combination of single doses of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998 Jul; 92(5):579-85. PMID: 9797831.
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    72. Shenoy RK, Varghese J, Kuttikkal VV, Kumaraswami V. The efficacy, tolerability and safety of diethylcarbamazine-fortified salt in the treatment of the microfilaraemias of brugian filariasis: an open, hospital-based study. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998 Apr; 92(3):285-93. PMID: 9713544.
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    73. Suma TK, Shenoy RK, Varghese J, Kuttikkal VV, Kumaraswami V. Estimation of ASO titer as an indicator of streptococcal infection precipitating acute adenolymphangitis in brugian lymphatic filariasis. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1997 Dec; 28(4):826-30. PMID: 9656409.
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    74. Olszewski WL, Jamal S, Manokaran G, Pani S, Kumaraswami V, Kubicka U, Lukomska B, Dworczynski A, Swoboda E, Meisel-Mikolajczyk F. Bacteriologic studies of skin, tissue fluid, lymph, and lymph nodes in patients with filarial lymphedema. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1997 Jul; 57(1):7-15. PMID: 9242310.
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    75. Mahanty S, Ravichandran M, Raman U, Jayaraman K, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB. Regulation of parasite antigen-driven immune responses by interleukin-10 (IL-10) and IL-12 in lymphatic filariasis. Infect Immun. 1997 May; 65(5):1742-7. PMID: 9125556; PMCID: PMC175209.
    76. Ravichandran M, Mahanty S, Kumaraswami V, Nutman TB, Jayaraman K. Elevated IL-10 mRNA expression and downregulation of Th1-type cytokines in microfilaraemic individuals with Wuchereria bancrofti infection. Parasite Immunol. 1997 Feb; 19(2):69-77. PMID: 9076809.
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    77. Zimmerman PA, Buckler-White A, Alkhatib G, Spalding T, Kubofcik J, Combadiere C, Weissman D, Cohen O, Rubbert A, Lam G, Vaccarezza M, Kennedy PE, Kumaraswami V, Giorgi JV, Detels R, Hunter J, Chopek M, Berger EA, Fauci AS, Nutman TB, Murphy PM. Inherited resistance to HIV-1 conferred by an inactivating mutation in CC chemokine receptor 5: studies in populations with contrasting clinical phenotypes, defined racial background, and quantified risk. Mol Med. 1997 Jan; 3(1):23-36. PMID: 9132277; PMCID: PMC2230106.
    78. Suresh S, Kumaraswami V, Suresh I, Rajesh K, Suguna G, Vijayasekaran V, Ruckmani A, Rajamanickam MG. Ultrasonographic diagnosis of subclinical filariasis. J Ultrasound Med. 1997 Jan; 16(1):45-9. PMID: 8979226.
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    79. Burri H, Loutan L, Kumaraswami V, Vijayasekaran V. Skin changes in chronic lymphatic filariasis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1996 Nov-Dec; 90(6):671-4. PMID: 9015512.
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    80. Mahanty S, Luke HE, Kumaraswami V, Narayanan PR, Vijayshekaran V, Nutman TB. Stage-specific induction of cytokines regulates the immune response in lymphatic filariasis. Exp Parasitol. 1996 Nov; 84(2):282-90. PMID: 8932778.
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    81. Mahanty S, Mollis SN, Ravichandran M, Abrams JS, Kumaraswami V, Jayaraman K, Ottesen EA, Nutman TB. High levels of spontaneous and parasite antigen-driven interleukin-10 production are associated with antigen-specific hyporesponsiveness in human lymphatic filariasis. J Infect Dis. 1996 Mar; 173(3):769-73. PMID: 8627051.
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    82. Shenoy RK, Sandhya K, Suma TK, Kumaraswami V. A preliminary study of filariasis related acute adenolymphangitis with special reference to precipitating factors and treatment modalities. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1995 Jun; 26(2):301-5. PMID: 8629065.
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    83. Kar SK, Patnaik S, Kumaraswami V, Murty RS. Side reactions following ivermectin therapy in high density bancroftian microfilaraemics. Acta Trop. 1993 Oct; 55(1-2):21-31. PMID: 7903135.
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    84. Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V, Rajan K, Thankom S. A comparative study of the efficacy and tolerability of single and split doses of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine in periodic brugian filariasis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1993 Oct; 87(5):459-67. PMID: 8311570.
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    85. King CL, Mahanty S, Kumaraswami V, Abrams JS, Regunathan J, Jayaraman K, Ottesen EA, Nutman TB. Cytokine control of parasite-specific anergy in human lymphatic filariasis. Preferential induction of a regulatory T helper type 2 lymphocyte subset. J Clin Invest. 1993 Oct; 92(4):1667-73. PMID: 8408619; PMCID: PMC288325.
    86. Mahanty S, King CL, Kumaraswami V, Regunathan J, Maya A, Jayaraman K, Abrams JS, Ottesen EA, Nutman TB. IL-4- and IL-5-secreting lymphocyte populations are preferentially stimulated by parasite-derived antigens in human tissue invasive nematode infections. J Immunol. 1993 Oct 01; 151(7):3704-11. PMID: 8376801.
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    87. Limaye AP, Ottesen EA, Kumaraswami V, Abrams JS, Regunathan J, Vijayasekaran V, Jayaraman K, Nutman TB. Kinetics of serum and cellular interleukin-5 in posttreatment eosinophilia of patients with lymphatic filariasis. J Infect Dis. 1993 Jun; 167(6):1396-400. PMID: 8501330.
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    88. Witte MH, Jamal S, Williams WH, Witte CL, Kumaraswami V, McNeill GC, Case TC, Panicker TM. Lymphatic abnormalities in human filariasis as depicted by lymphangioscintigraphy. Arch Intern Med. 1993 Mar 22; 153(6):737-44. PMID: 8447712.
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    89. Kar SK, Patnaik S, Mania J, Kumaraswami V. Ivermectin in the treatment of bancroftian filarial infection in Orissa, India. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1993 Mar; 24(1):80-6. PMID: 8362313.
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    90. Mohan V, Kumaraswami V, Viswanathan M. Immunology of diabetes. J Assoc Physicians India. 1992 Jul; 40(7):461-4. PMID: 1484028.
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    91. Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V, Rajan K, Thankom S. Ivermectin for the treatment of periodic malayan filariasis: a study of efficacy and side effects following a single oral dose and retreatment at six months. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1992 Jun; 86(3):271-8. PMID: 1449275.
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    92. King CL, Kumaraswami V, Poindexter RW, Kumari S, Jayaraman K, Alling DW, Ottesen EA, Nutman TB. Immunologic tolerance in lymphatic filariasis. Diminished parasite-specific T and B lymphocyte precursor frequency in the microfilaremic state. J Clin Invest. 1992 May; 89(5):1403-10. PMID: 1569183; PMCID: PMC443009.
    93. Immanuel C, Sarma GR, Krishnamurthy PV, Ramachandran G, Kumaraswami V. Salivary cortisol in the assessment of adrenocortical function in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian J Med Res. 1992 Jan; 95:1-7. PMID: 1577510.
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    94. Sarma GR, Immanuel C, Ramachandran G, Krishnamurthy PV, Kumaraswami V, Prabhakar R. Adrenocortical function in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Tubercle. 1990 Dec; 71(4):277-82. PMID: 2267681.
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    95. Rom WN, Vijayan VK, Cornelius MJ, Kumaraswami V, Prabhakar R, Ottesen EA, Crystal RG. Persistent lower respiratory tract inflammation associated with interstitial lung disease in patients with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia following conventional treatment with diethylcarbamazine. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1990 Nov; 142(5):1088-92. PMID: 2173455.
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    96. Ottesen EA, Vijayasekaran V, Kumaraswami V, Perumal Pillai SV, Sadanandam A, Frederick S, Prabhakar R, Tripathy SP. A controlled trial of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine in lymphatic filariasis. N Engl J Med. 1990 Apr 19; 322(16):1113-7. PMID: 2181312.
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    97. Lal RB, Kumaraswami V, Steel C, Nutman TB. Phosphocholine-containing antigens of Brugia malayi nonspecifically suppress lymphocyte function. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1990 Jan; 42(1):56-64. PMID: 2137305.
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    98. Nutman TB, Vijayan VK, Pinkston P, Kumaraswami V, Steel C, Crystal RG, Ottesen EA. Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia: analysis of antifilarial antibody localized to the lung. J Infect Dis. 1989 Dec; 160(6):1042-50. PMID: 2685125.
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    99. Lal RB, Kumaraswami V, Krishnan N, Nutman TB, Ottesen EA. Lymphocyte subpopulations in Bancroftian filariasis: activated (DR+) CD8+ T cells in patients with chronic lymphatic obstruction. Clin Exp Immunol. 1989 Jul; 77(1):77-82. PMID: 2527654; PMCID: PMC1541923.
    100. Yesudian P, Kumaraswami V. Filariasis. The scourge of India. Int J Dermatol. 1989 Apr; 28(3):192-4. PMID: 2651338.
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    101. Freedman DO, Nutman TB, Jamal S, Kumaraswami V, Ottesen EA. Selective up-regulation of endothelial cell class I MHC expression by cytokines from patients with lymphatic filariasis. J Immunol. 1989 Jan 15; 142(2):653-8. PMID: 2492050.
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    102. Kumaraswami V, Ottesen EA, Vijayasekaran V, Devi U, Swaminathan M, Aziz MA, Sarma GR, Prabhakar R, Tripathy SP. Ivermectin for the treatment of Wuchereria bancrofti filariasis. Efficacy and adverse reactions. JAMA. 1988 Jun 03; 259(21):3150-3. PMID: 3285045.
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    103. Pinkston P, Vijayan VK, Nutman TB, Rom WN, O'Donnell KM, Cornelius MJ, Kumaraswami V, Ferrans VJ, Takemura T, Yenokida G, et al. Acute tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Characterization of the lower respiratory tract inflammation and its response to therapy. J Clin Invest. 1987 Jul; 80(1):216-25. PMID: 3298321; PMCID: PMC442221.
    104. Nutman TB, Kumaraswami V, Pao L, Narayanan PR, Ottesen EA. An analysis of in vitro B cell immune responsiveness in human lymphatic filariasis. J Immunol. 1987 Jun 01; 138(11):3954-9. PMID: 3295043.
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    105. Nutman TB, Kumaraswami V, Ottesen EA. Parasite-specific anergy in human filariasis. Insights after analysis of parasite antigen-driven lymphokine production. J Clin Invest. 1987 May; 79(5):1516-23. PMID: 3553242; PMCID: PMC424428.
    106. Paranjape RS, Kumaraswami V, Prabhakar R, Subramaniam S, Narayanan PR. Anti-filarial IgG antibodies in patients with bancroftian filariasis and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Indian J Exp Biol. 1985 Dec; 23(12):676-8. PMID: 3914453.
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    107. Durairaj A, Gurumurthy V, Subramanian JR. Evaluation of ribavirine in acute viral hepatitis. J Assoc Physicians India. 1984 Sep; 32(9):789-91. PMID: 6511767.
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    108. Weil GJ, Hussain R, Kumaraswami V, Tripathy SP, Phillips KS, Ottesen EA. Prenatal allergic sensitization to helminth antigens in offspring of parasite-infected mothers. J Clin Invest. 1983 May; 71(5):1124-9. PMID: 6343433; PMCID: PMC436973.
    109. Spry CJ, Kumaraswami V. Tropical eosinophilia. Semin Hematol. 1982 Apr; 19(2):107-15. PMID: 7041261.
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    110. Ottesen EA, Kumaraswami V, Paranjape R, Poindexter RW, Tripathy SP. Naturally occurring blocking antibodies modulate immediate hypersensitivity responses in human filariasis. J Immunol. 1981 Nov; 127(5):2014-20. PMID: 6170684.
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    111. Hussain R, Hamilton RG, Kumaraswami V, Adkinson NF, Ottesen EA. IgE responses in human filariasis. I. Quantitation of filaria-specific IgE. J Immunol. 1981 Oct; 127(4):1623-9. PMID: 7276575.
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