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Nicola Mario Zetola, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana
Department: Medicine

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Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 2001.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 2001.
University of California, Berkeley, California, 2008.
Diploma (Epidemiology)
University of London, External Programme, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Fellow, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Tropical Medical Institute Alexander von Humboldt, 2001-2002.
Intern, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler Medical Training Program, Baltimore, MD, 2002-2003.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler Medical Training Program, Baltimore, MD, 2003-2005.
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2005-2008.
Fellowship, STD/HIV, San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Branch, San Francisco, CA, 2006-2008.
Post-graduate student, External Program, University of London, London, England, 2009-2010.
Post-graduate student, University of London, Epidemiology, External Program, 2011-Present.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005.
Peruvian Board of Internal Medicne, 2006.
American Board of Infectious Diseases, 2007.
Specialist in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, HIV and Tuberculosis, Botswana , 2008.
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Selected Publications

Modongo C, Sobota R, Kesenogile B, Ncube R, Sirugo G, Williams S, Zetola NM: Successful MDR-TB treatment regimens including Amikacin are associated with high rates of hearing loss. BMC Infec Dis Page: 542, Oct 2014.

Modongo C, Zetola NM, Pasipanodya JG, Williams S, Sirugo G, Gumbo T: Better Deaf than Dead: Unpacking the Conundrum of Amikacin Toxicodynamics in Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Patients Using Machine Learning. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, ICAAC Sept 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Modongo C, Zetola NM, Pasipanodya JG, Williams S, Sirugo G, Gumbo T : Population Pharmacokinetics of Amikacin in Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Patients. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, ICAAC September 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Sobota RS, Ramogola-Masire D, Williams SM, Zetola NM: Co-infection with HPV types from the same species provides natural cross-protection from progression to cervical cancer. Infect Agents Cancer Page: 9-26, Aug 2014.

Ermel A, Ramogola-Masire D, Zetola NM, Tong Y, Brown DR: Invasive cervical cancers from women living in the United States or Botswana: differences in human papillomavirus type distribution. Infect Agents Cancer Page: 9-22, July 2014.

Zetola NM, Shin S, Tumedi KA, Moeti K, Ncube R, Nicol M, Collman RG, Klausner JD, Modongo C: Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections and false-negative results for rifampin resistance by GeneXpert MTB/RIF are associated with poor clinical outcomes. J Clin Microbiol 52(7): 2422-9, July 2014.

Shin SS, Modongo C, Ncube R, Sepako E, Klausner JD, Zetola NM: Advanced immune suppression is associated with increased prevalence of mixed-strain Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections among persons at high risk for drug-resistant TB in Botswana. J Infect Dis Jul 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Zetola NM, Macesic N, Modongo C, Kesenogile B, Caiphus C, Ncube R, Collman RG: Longer hospital stay is associated with higher rates of tuberculosis-related morbidity and mortality within 12 months after discharge in a referral hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Infec Dis Page: 409, Jul 2014.

Zetola NM, Modongo C, Moonan PK, Ncube R, Matlhagela K, Sepako E, Collman RG, Bisson GP: Clinical outcomes among persons with pulmonary tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates with phenotypic heterogeneity in results of drug-susceptibility tests. J Infect Dis 209(11): 1754-63, June 2014.

Zetola NM, Modongo C, Olabiyi B, Ramogola-MasireD, Collman RG, Chao LW: Examining the relationship between alcohol use and high-risk sex practices in a population of women with high HIV incidence despite high levels of HIV-related knowledge. Sex Transm Infec 90(3): 216-22, May 2014.

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