Kawango Agot

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Publications

  1. pmc Spatial distribution and cluster analysis of sexual risk behaviors reported by young men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Nelli Westercamp
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:24. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk of HIV-1 in rural Kenya: a comparison of circumcised and uncircumcised men
    Kawango E Agot
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 15:157-63. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision in Siaya and Bondo Districts, Kenya: prospective cohort study to assess behavioral disinhibition following circumcision
    Kawango E Agot
    Research and Development Organization, Kisumu, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:66-70. 2007
  4. pmc Sexual behaviour and less frequent bathing are associated with higher human papillomavirus incidence in a cohort study of uncircumcised Kenyan men
    Danielle M Backes
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:148-55. 2013
  5. pmc Increased risk of HIV acquisition among Kenyan men with human papillomavirus infection
    Jennifer S Smith
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1677-85. 2010
  6. pmc Vaccine-relevant human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and future acquisition of high-risk HPV types in men
    Anne F Rositch
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:669-77. 2012
  7. pmc Male circumcision is associated with a lower prevalence of human papillomavirus-associated penile lesions among Kenyan men
    Danielle M Backes
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1888-97. 2012
  8. pmc Adult male circumcision: effects on sexual function and sexual satisfaction in Kisumu, Kenya
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Sex Med 5:2610-22. 2008
  9. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection by penile site in uncircumcised Kenyan men
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:572-7. 2010
  10. pmc Multiple human papillomavirus infections and type competition in men
    Anne F Rositch
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:72-81. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Widow inheritance and HIV infection in Kenya
    Kawango Agot; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Spatial distribution and cluster analysis of sexual risk behaviors reported by young men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Nelli Westercamp
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:24. 2010
    ..The well-established connection between HIV risk behavior and place of residence points to the importance of geographic clustering in the potential transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk of HIV-1 in rural Kenya: a comparison of circumcised and uncircumcised men
    Kawango E Agot
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 15:157-63. 2004
    ..We report findings from a study conducted among men within a single ethnic community in which circumcision was dictated by the religious denomination to which the men belonged...
  3. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision in Siaya and Bondo Districts, Kenya: prospective cohort study to assess behavioral disinhibition following circumcision
    Kawango E Agot
    Research and Development Organization, Kisumu, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:66-70. 2007
    ..Evidence for efficacy of male circumcision as an HIV prevention measure is increasing, but there is serious concern that men who are circumcised may subsequently adopt more risky sexual behaviors...
  4. pmc Sexual behaviour and less frequent bathing are associated with higher human papillomavirus incidence in a cohort study of uncircumcised Kenyan men
    Danielle M Backes
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:148-55. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to characterise and determine the risk factors of HPV acquisition among a cohort of uncircumcised men participating in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of male circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya...
  5. pmc Increased risk of HIV acquisition among Kenyan men with human papillomavirus infection
    Jennifer S Smith
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1677-85. 2010
    ..Few data on the effect of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition are available...
  6. pmc Vaccine-relevant human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and future acquisition of high-risk HPV types in men
    Anne F Rositch
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:669-77. 2012
    ..Data on natural clustering of HPV types are needed as a prevaccine distribution to which postvaccine data can be compared...
  7. pmc Male circumcision is associated with a lower prevalence of human papillomavirus-associated penile lesions among Kenyan men
    Danielle M Backes
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1888-97. 2012
    ..This study suggests that circumcision reduces the prevalence of HPV-associated flat lesions and may ultimately reduce male-to-female HPV transmission...
  8. pmc Adult male circumcision: effects on sexual function and sexual satisfaction in Kisumu, Kenya
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Sex Med 5:2610-22. 2008
    ..Male circumcision is being promoted for HIV prevention in high-risk heterosexual populations. However, there is a concern that circumcision may impair sexual function...
  9. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection by penile site in uncircumcised Kenyan men
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:572-7. 2010
    ..trachomatis, N. gonorrhea, self-reported sexually transmitted infections, and less frequent bathing. Lifetime number of sexual partners and herpes simplex virus type-2 seropositivity were also marginally associated with HPV infection...
  10. pmc Multiple human papillomavirus infections and type competition in men
    Anne F Rositch
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:72-81. 2012
    ..There is little information on multiple human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and the potential for type competition in men, yet competition may impact the type-specific efficacy of HPV vaccination...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adult male circumcision outcomes: experience in a developing country setting
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Urol Int 78:235-40. 2007
    ..We examined male circumcision outcomes among young adults in an African setting...
  12. pmc Adult male circumcision does not reduce the risk of incident Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, or Trichomonas vaginalis infection: results from a randomized, controlled trial in Kenya
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:370-8. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of male circumcision on the acquisition of 3 nonulcerative sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adult male circumcision: results of a standardized procedure in Kisumu District, Kenya
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    BJU Int 96:1109-13. 2005
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  14. pmc Human papillomavirus detection by penile site in young men from Kenya
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:928-34. 2007
    ..Limited data are available on whether sampling from the penile shaft or urethra increases detection of penile HPV infection in men beyond that found in the glans and coronal sulcus...
  15. pmc Acyclovir and transmission of HIV-1 from persons infected with HIV-1 and HSV-2
    C Celum
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359927, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:427-39. 2010
    ..Therapy to suppress HSV-2 reduces the frequency of reactivation of HSV-2 as well as HIV-1 levels, suggesting that suppression of HSV-2 may reduce the risk of transmission of HIV-1...

Research Grants6

  1. Widow inheritance and HIV infection in Kenya
    Kawango Agot; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings will be the first scientific study of this association and will help in designing HIV intervention programs that are informed by research. ..