Publications and Presentations


2000 – 2012

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2013   *Corresponding author

  1. Neogi U, Shet A, Sahoo PN, Bontell I, Ekstrand ML, Banerjea AC, Sonnerborg A. Human APOBEC3G-mediated hypermutation is associated with antiretroviral therapy failure in HIV-1 subtype C-infected individuals. J Int AIDS Soc. 2013 Feb 25;16:18472. [PMID: 23443042]
  2. Rodrigues RJ, Antony J, Krishnamurthy S, Shet A, De Costa A. Considerations on participation in HIV-related research among HIV-infected adults in Bangalore, South India. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e53054. [PMID: 23460780]
  3. Rao VR, Neogi U, Talboom JS, … Shet A, Bimonte-Nelson H, Tyor WR, Prasad VR. Clade C HIV-1 isolates circulating in Southern Africa exhibit a greater frequency of dicysteine motif-containing Tat variants than those in Southeast Asia and cause increased neurovirulence. Retrovirology. 2013 Jun 8;10:61. [PMID: 23758766]
  4. Gupta S, Neogi U, Srinivasa H, Shet A.* High concordance of genotypic coreceptor prediction in plasma-viral RNA and proviral DNA of HIV-1 subtype C: implications for use of whole blood DNA in resource-limited settings. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013 Apr 30. [PMID: 23633683]
  5. Neogi U, Palchoudhuri R, Shet A. High viremia in HIV-1 subtype C infection and spread of the epidemic. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 10. [PMID: 23757339]
  6. Morris SK, Awasthi S, Kumar R, Shet A, Khera A, Nakhaee M, Ram U, Brandao JR, Jha P. Measles mortality in high and low burden districts of India: Estimates from a nationally representative study of over 12,000 child deaths. Vaccine. 2013 Jul 19. [PMID: 23876496]
  7. Shastri S, Boregowda PH, Rewari BB, Tanwar S, Shet A, Kumar AM. Scaling Up Antiretroviral Treatment Services in Karnataka, India: Impact on CD4 Counts of HIV-Infected People. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 8;8(8):e72188. [PMID: 23951294]
  8. Shastri S, Naik B, Shet A, Rewari B, De Costa A. TB treatment outcomes among TB-HIV co-infections in Karnataka, India: how do these compare with non-HIV tuberculosis outcomes in the province? BMC Public Health. 2013 Sep 11;13(1):838.  [PMID: 24025316]
  9. Neogi U, Palchaudhuri R, Bommana S, Shet A. Genetic architecture of HIV-1 Nef and Tat from HLA-B57 typed long-term survivors in an Indian cohort of perinatally HIV-infected children. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Sep 10. [PMID: 24020900]
  10. Ram U, Jha P, Ram F, Kumar K, Awasthi S, Shet A, Pader J, Nansukusa S, Kumar R. Neonatal, 1–59 month, and under-5 mortality in 597 Indian districts, 2001 to 2012: estimates from national demographic and mortality surveys. Lancet Global Health, 2013 Oct;1(4):e219-26. [PMID: 25104347]
  11. Gupta S, Shamsundar R, Shet A, Srinivasa H. Rapid detection of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in children with acute lower respiratory tract infections: a pilot evaluation of an immuno-chromatographic rapid antigen detection method. Clin Lab. 2013;59(7-8):929-31 [PMID: 24133927]
  12. Lang T, Heylen E, Perumpil S, Shet A, Perumpil M, Steward W, Shamban E, Ekstrand M. Quality of life and psychosocial wellbeing among children living with HIV at a Care Home in Southern India. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 2013; 9(4):345-352, 2014. [PMID: 25987890]
  13. Gupta S, Neogi U, Srinivasa H, Banerjea AC, Shet A.* HIV-1 co-receptor tropism in India: increasing proportion of X4-tropism in subtype C strains over two decades. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Nov 1 [PMID: 24189148]


  1. Shet A*, Antony J, Arumugam K, Kumar Dodderi S, Rodrigues R, Decosta A. Influence of Adverse Drug Reactions on Treatment Success: Prospective Cohort Analysis of HIV-Infected Individuals Initiating First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy in India. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 10;9(3):e91028. [PMID: 24614165]
  2. Neogi U, Gupta S, Palchaudhuri R, Rao SD, Shastri S, Diwan V, Laishram RS, De Costa A, Shet A. Limited evolution but increasing trends of primary non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor resistance mutations in therapy-naive HIV-1-infected individuals in India. Antivir Ther. 2014 Apr 4. [PMID: 24699043]
  3. Neogi U, Rao SD, Bontell I, Verheyen J, Rao VR, Gore SC, Soni N, Shet A, et al. Novel tetra-peptide insertion in Gag-p6 ALIX-binding motif in HIV-1 subtype C associated with protease inhibitor failure in Indian patients. AIDS. 2014 Aug 6. [PMID: 25102091]
  4. Rodrigues R, Bogg L, Shet A, Kumar DS, De Costa A. Mobile phones to support adherence to antiretroviral therapy: what would it cost the Indian National AIDS Control Programme? J Int AIDS Soc. 2014 Sep 2. [PMID: 25186918]


  1. Gupta S, Neogi U, Srinivasa H, Shet A. Performance of Genotypic Tools for Prediction of Tropism in HIV-1 Subtype C V3 Loop Sequences. Intervirology. 2015 Jan 7;58(1):1-5. [PMID: 25573618]
  2. Mehta K, Shinde S, Rego S, Shet A. Hepatitis A associated with chylothorax: an uncommon presentation of a common infection. J Trop Ped 2015.
  3. Shet A*, Costa AD, Kumarasamy N, Rodrigues R, Rewari BB, Ashorn P, Eriksson B, Diwan V; HIVIND Study Team. Effect of mobile telephone reminders on treatment outcome in HIV: evidence from a randomised controlled trial in India. BMJ. 2014 Oct 24;349:g5978. [PMID: 25742320]
  4. Suresh S, Sharath BN, Shet A, Lalitha R, Jaya Prasad T, Rewari BB. TB-HIV co-infection among pregnant women in Karnataka, South India: A case series. J Infect Public Health. 2015 Dec 19. [PMID: 26711476]
  5. Fadel SA, Ram U, Morris SK, Begum R, Shet A, Jotkar R, Jha P. Facility Delivery, Postnatal Care and Neonatal Deaths in India: Nationally-Representative Case-Control Studies. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 19;10(10). [PMID: 26479476]
  6. Gupta S, Palchaudhuri R, Neogi U, Srinivasa H, Ashorn P, De Costa A, Källander C, Shet A. Can HIV reverse transcriptase activity assay be a low-cost alternative for viral load monitoring in resource-limited settings? BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 27;6(1), [PMID: 26817634]
  7. Thomas R, Puranik P, Kalal B, Britto C, Kamalesh S, Rego S, Shet A*. Five-year analysis of rickettsial fevers in children in South India: Clinical manifestations and complications. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016 Jun 30;10(6):657-61. [PMID: 27367015]

Publications supported by Wellcome-DBT IA Senior Fellowship


  1. Chaudhuri RP, Neogi U, Rao SD, Shet A*. Genetic factors associated with slow progression of HIV among perinatally-infected Indian children. Indian Pediatr. 2014 Oct;51(10):801-3. [PMID: 25362010]
  2. Mehta K, Ekstrand ML, Heylen E, Sanjeeva GN, Shet A*. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among children living with HIV in South India. AIDS Behav, 2015 Oct 6. Epub ahead of print. [PMID: 26443264]
  3. Shet A*, Bhavani PK, Kumarasamy N, Arumugam K, Poongulali S, Elumalai S, Swaminathan S. Anemia, diet and therapeutic iron among children living with HIV: a prospective cohort study. BMC Pediatrics 2015 15:164.
  4. Shet A*, Neogi U, Kumarasamy N, DeCosta A, Shastri S, Rewari BB. Virological efficacy with first-line antiretroviral treatment in India: predictors of viral failure and evidence of viral resuppression. Trop Med Int Health. 2015 Jul 3. [PMID: 26146863]
  5. Shet A*, Kumarasamy N, Poongulali S, Shastri S, Kumar DS, Rewari BB, Arumugam K, Antony J, DeCosta A, D'souza G. Longitudinal Analysis of Adherence to First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy: Evidence of Treatment Sustainability from an Indian HIV Cohort. Curr HIV Res. 2015 Aug 25. [PMID: 26303008]
  6. Shet A*, Sundaresan S, Forsberg BC. Pharmacy-based dispensing of antimicrobial agents without prescription in India: appropriateness and cost burden in the private sector. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Dec 11;4:55. [PMID: 26693005]
  7. Britto C, Mehta K, Thomas R, Shet A*. Prevalence and Correlates of HIV Disclosure Among Children and Adolescents in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jun 1. [PMID: 27262128]
  8. Shet A, Nagaraja P, Dixit NM. Viral decay dynamics and mathematical modeling of treatment response: evidence of lower in vivo fitness of HIV-1 subtype C. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jun 1. [PMID: 27273158]