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Dr. Eric R. Houpt

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University of Virginia
100 10Th Street NE Suite 103
Charlottesville , Virginia 22901
United States

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"We found diarrhea was caused by ...
augustafreepress.com, 13 Aug 2014 [cached]
"We found diarrhea was caused by multiple infections more often than was appreciated before - often there were two, three or four infections on top of each other," said Eric Houpt, MD, of the UVA Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health. He noted that the new panel of assays offers improved diagnostic ability over the traditional approach. "The old methods missed infections a lot of times," he said. "There was more Shigella and toxin-producing E. coli than previously seen. It's as though we are now able to see with glasses."
Perhaps even more importantly, the new approach offered invaluable insights into how severe an infection needed to be to cause symptoms. "Our methods were able to not just detect infections but quantify how much was there, and that proved to be critical," Houpt said.
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It was authored by UVA's Liu, Jean Gratz, Steve M. Becker, Darwin J. Operario, Mami Taniuchi, Lalitha Janaki, James A. Platts-Mills, Doris M. Haverstick and Houpt, in collaboration with colleagues in Pakistan, The Gambia, Thailand, Bangladesh and Tanzania.
Marafiki Foundation 2007 Directors & Staff
marafikifoundation.org, 19 Sept 2011 [cached]
Eric R. Houpt, MD
Dr. Houpt serves as President and Chair of the Board of Directors. He is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia. His professional interest is in tropical infections, particularly intestinal protozoa. He previously trained at Emory and the University of Chicago, and has worked as a ward physician in a mission hospital in Papua New Guinea and at the Kilimanjaro Medical Centre in Tanzania. Since 2002 he has performed a number of clinical projects on diagnostics for tropical infections including amebiasis, cryptosporidiosis, and giardia infection among Tanzanian AIDS patients. Newer projects in Tanzania include studies on the burden of cryptococcal meningitis and tuberculosis. Dr. Houpt holds NIH grants in amebiasis and diagnostics for protozoal pathogens and was the 2002 Infectious Diseases Society of America Young Investigator in Vaccine Development. He attends on the UVA Infectious Diseases consultation service and the Traveler’s Clinic and started the 4th year medical school elective on Global Health.
IDSA News - July/August 2010
news.idsociety.org, 1 Aug 2010 [cached]
Eric R. Houpt, MD, FIDSA University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
MAL-ED Symposium at ASTMH Meeting November 22, 2009 « Interactions of Malnutrition and Enteric Infections: Consequences for Child Health and Development
mal-ed.fnih.org, 22 Nov 2009 [cached]
Eric Houpt (UVa) spoke about the development of new tools for analyzing the pathogen make-up of stool.
Concurrent Panels
globalhealthedu.org, 9 Mar 2010 [cached]
Eric Houpt, University of Virginia
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