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Aaron Karat

BMBS MSc DTM&H MRCP PhD

Research Fellow

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 7583 234 707

Affiliations

Department of Clinical Research
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Centres

Tuberculosis (TB) Centre

Research

Research Area
Bacteria
Clinical care
Clinical guidelines
Clinical trials
Complex interventions
Diagnostics
Health outcomes
Health policy
Health services research
Health systems
Infectious disease policy
Surveillance
Systematic reviews
Health workers
Global Health
Implementation research
Randomised controlled trials
Discipline
Epidemiology
Medicine
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
Chronic disease
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Tuberculosis
Hospital acquired infection
Sepsis
Tropical diseases
Region
European Union
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Sensitivity of the lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay in ambulant adults with advanced HIV disease: data from the TB Fast Track study.
Tlali M; Fielding KL; Karat AS; Hoffmann CJ; Muravha T; Grant AD; Charalambous S
2020
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Algorithm-guided empirical tuberculosis treatment for people with advanced HIV (TB Fast Track): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial.
Grant AD; Charalambous S; Tlali M; Karat AS; Dorman SE; Hoffmann CJ; Johnson S; Vassall A; Churchyard GJ; Fielding KL
2019
The Lancet HIV
Lessons learnt conducting minimally invasive autopsies in private mortuaries as part of HIV and tuberculosis research in South Africa.
Karat AS; Omar T; Tlali M; Charalambous S; Chihota VN; Churchyard GJ; Fielding KL; Martinson NA; McCarthy KM; Grant AD
2019
Public Health Action
Tuberculosis from transmission in clinics in high HIV settings may be far higher than contact data suggest.
McCreesh N; Grant AD; Yates TA; Karat AS; White RG
2019
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Cryptococcal-related mortality despite fluconazole pre-emptive treatment in a cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) screen-and-treat programme
Wake RM; Govender NP; Omar T; Nel C; Mazanderani AH; Karat AS; Ismail NA; Tiemessen CT; Jarvis JN; Harrison TS
2019
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Performance of verbal autopsy methods in estimating HIV-associated mortality among adults in South Africa.
Karat AS; Maraba N; Tlali M; Charalambous S; Chihota VN; Churchyard GJ; Fielding KL; Hanifa Y; Johnson S; McCarthy KM
2018
BMJ global health
Cost of point-of-care lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan antigen testing in HIV-positive adults in South Africa.
Mukora R; Tlali M; Monkwe S; Charalambous S; Karat AS; Fielding KL; Grant AD; Vassall A
2018
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease
Measuring mortality due to HIV-associated tuberculosis among adults in South Africa: Comparing verbal autopsy, minimally-invasive autopsy, and research data.
Karat AS; Tlali M; Fielding KL; Charalambous S; Chihota VN; Churchyard GJ; Hanifa Y; Johnson S; McCarthy K; Martinson NA
2017
PloS one
Autopsy Prevalence of Tuberculosis and Other Potentially Treatable Infections among Adults with Advanced HIV Enrolled in Out-Patient Care in South Africa.
Karat AS; Omar T; von Gottberg A; Tlali M; Chihota VN; Churchyard GJ; Fielding KL; Johnson S; Martinson NA; McCarthy K
2016
PloS one
Verbal autopsy-assigned causes of death among adults being investigated for TB in South Africa.
Maraba N; Karat AS; McCarthy K; Churchyard GJ; Charalambous S; Kahn K; Grant AD; Chihota V
2016
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
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