HIV-associated Seizures and Epilepsy in Zambia

  • Principal Investigator(s): Omar K. Siddiqi
  • Study Contact: Omar K. Siddiqi, +260 979365956, osiddiqi@bidmc.harvard.edu
  • Description of Subjects: HIV+ adults with new onset seizure
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Lusaka, Zambia - University of Zambia School of Medicine
  • Enrollment Period: 2011 - 2013
  • Enrollment Goal: 100
  • Key Exclusion and Inclusion Criteria: > 18 yo, new onset seizure in last 2 weeks, 1st seizure as an adult, no prior diagnosis of epilepsy.
  • Available Biological Specimens: Other (CSF) cerebrospinal fluid
  • How to Request Access: email study contact directly osiddiqi@bidmc.harvard.edu
  • Available Data Description: CD4, EEG, CSF DNA PCR, CSF CrAg, mortality, seizure recurrence, neuroimaging.