D M Patrick
Affiliation: British Columbia
- Routine prenatal screening for HIV in a low-prevalence settingD M Patrick
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Society, Vancouver
CMAJ 159:942-7. 1998..The objectives of this study were to assess the effect of British Columbia's June 1994 guidelines for prenatal HIV screening on the rate of maternal-fetal HIV transmission and to estimate the cost-effectiveness of such screening...
- Non-nominal HIV surveillance: preserving privacy while tracking an epidemicD M Patrick
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Society, Vancouver
Can J Public Health 90:164-7. 1999..To enhance HIV surveillance within a non-nominal provincial testing system...
- Public health and hepatitis CD M Patrick
Communicable Disease Epidemiology Services, UBC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver
Can J Public Health 91:S18-21, S19-23. 2000..Public policy alternatives, such as legalization and regulation of injection drugs, are being debated. Improved HCV preventive strategies are urgently required and need careful evaluation...
- Antenatal seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) in Canadian women: HSV-2 prevalence increases throughout the reproductive yearsD M Patrick
University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sex Transm Dis 28:424-8. 2001..This study sought to provide the first population estimates of herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence in Canada...
- Incidence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users during an outbreak of HIV infectionD M Patrick
University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
CMAJ 165:889-95. 2001..The objectives of this study were to measure the prevalence and incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in this context and to examine factors associated with HCV seroconversion among IDUs...
- Heterosexual outbreak of infectious syphilis: epidemiological and ethnographic analysis and implications for controlD M Patrick
University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
Sex Transm Infect 78:i164-9. 2002..9 per case). The geographical and demographic concentration of this outbreak led to consideration of a programme of focused mass treatment with single dose azithromycin...
- The social determinants of emergency department and hospital use by injection drug users in CanadaA Palepu
Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Urban Health 76:409-18. 1999..The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between sociodemographic characteristics and human immunodeficiency (HIV) status of a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs) on their self-reported health service utilization...
- Youth's experiences with STI testing in four communities in British Columbia, CanadaJ Shoveller
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Sex Transm Infect 85:397-401. 2009..To analyse the experiences of youths accessing sexually transmitted infection (STI) services and to examine the perspectives of service providers in four British Columbia communities...
- Intention of parents to have male children vaccinated with the human papillomavirus vaccineG S Ogilvie
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 655 West 12 Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4 Canada
Sex Transm Infect 84:318-23. 2008..The goal of this study was to ascertain parental intentions to vaccinate their sons with an HPV vaccine and to determine factors that predict this intention...
- Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 and the cryopyrin inflammasome in normal pregnancy and pre-eclampsiaF Xie
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
BJOG 117:99-108. 2010....
- Chlamydia trachomatis in adolescents and adults. Clinical and economic implicationsC A Marra
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Pharmacoeconomics 13:191-222. 1998..Empirical treatment of all patients is also cost effective; however, it may not be feasible for all health systems. A single dose of azithromycin is the most cost-effective antimicrobial agent for treatment of C. trachomatis infection...
- Use of incentives to increase compliance for TB screening in a population of intravenous drug users. Vancouver Injection Drug Use Study GroupJ M FitzGerald
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Society, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:153-5. 1999..Subjects' compliance for returning to have TB skin test results read is a major problem. In the setting of a needle exchange program we evaluated the role of financial incentives to increase compliance...
- HIV vaccine preparedness studies in the organization for economic co-operation and development (OECD) countriesS Dhalla
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
AIDS Care 19:1118-27. 2007..This review provides an in-depth summary of HIV vaccine preparedness studies that were conducted in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries...
- Perceptions of sexual partner safetyC L Masaro
Division of Epidemiology Services, University of British Columbia UBC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sex Transm Dis 35:566-71. 2008..The objective of this research was to determine the extent to which partner safety beliefs were used to evaluate partner safety, and whether these beliefs influenced perceptions of personal STI/HIV risk...
- Patient satisfaction with care for genital herpes: insights from a global surveyD M Patrick
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sex Transm Infect 80:192-7. 2004..To describe patient experiences and views regarding genital herpes management...
- Tuberculin skin test size and risk of tuberculosis development: a large population-based study in contactsO Morán-Mendoza
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1014-20. 2007..Contacts of tuberculosis (TB) cases identified from eight Provincial databases in British Columbia, Canada, between 1990 and 2000...
- Two outbreaks of botulism associated with fermented salmon roe--British Columbia, August 2001M Dawar
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, British Columbia Yukon Region, Health Canada
Can Commun Dis Rep 28:45-9. 2002