Michael L Rekart

Summary

Affiliation: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Targeted mass treatment for syphilis with oral azithromycin
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada
    Lancet 361:313-4. 2003
  2. doi Chlamydia public health programs and the epidemiology of pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancy
    Michael L Rekart
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 207:30-8. 2013
  3. ncbi Sex-work harm reduction
    Michael L Rekart
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V5Z 4R4, BC, Canada
    Lancet 366:2123-34. 2005
  4. doi Epidemiology of chlamydial infection: are we losing ground?
    M L Rekart
    STD AIDS Control, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Ave, British Columbia, Vancouver, V5Z 4R4, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 84:87-91. 2008
  5. ncbi The impact of syphilis mass treatment one year later: self-reported behaviour change among participants
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 16:571-8. 2005
  6. doi A population-based study of infectious syphilis rediagnosis in British Columbia, 1995-2005
    Gina S Ogilvie
    Dept of Family Practice, Div of STI HIV Prevention and Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1554-8. 2009
  7. ncbi The unexpected impact of a Chlamydia trachomatis infection control program on susceptibility to reinfection
    Robert C Brunham
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 192:1836-44. 2005
  8. pmc Towards targeted screening for acute HIV infections in British Columbia
    MALCOLM STEINBERG
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:39. 2011
  9. ncbi Impact of mass treatment on syphilis transmission: a mathematical modeling approach
    Babak Pourbohloul
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:297-305. 2003
  10. pmc Incorporating a social networking approach to enhance contact tracing in a heterosexual outbreak of syphilis
    G Ogilvie
    STD AIDS Control, BCCDC, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 81:124-7. 2005

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Targeted mass treatment for syphilis with oral azithromycin
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada
    Lancet 361:313-4. 2003
    ..0001<p<0.0044). This rate rebound and the absence of a sustained effect suggest that targeted mass treatment for syphilis, even though feasible, should not be done routinely...
  2. doi Chlamydia public health programs and the epidemiology of pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancy
    Michael L Rekart
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 207:30-8. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi Sex-work harm reduction
    Michael L Rekart
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V5Z 4R4, BC, Canada
    Lancet 366:2123-34. 2005
    ..Straightforward and achievable steps are available to improve the day-to-day lives of sex workers while they continue to work. Conceptualising and debating sex-work harm reduction as a new paradigm can hasten this process...
  4. doi Epidemiology of chlamydial infection: are we losing ground?
    M L Rekart
    STD AIDS Control, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Ave, British Columbia, Vancouver, V5Z 4R4, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 84:87-91. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi The impact of syphilis mass treatment one year later: self-reported behaviour change among participants
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 16:571-8. 2005
    ..03) and increased condom use for oral sex (P=0.05). There was no difference in syphilis incidence. Syphilis outbreak interventions that include education, support and referral can result in long-term positive behaviour changes...
  6. doi A population-based study of infectious syphilis rediagnosis in British Columbia, 1995-2005
    Gina S Ogilvie
    Dept of Family Practice, Div of STI HIV Prevention and Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1554-8. 2009
    ..In this study, we sought to characterize individuals who received a diagnosis of syphilis more than once in a cohort of reported cases from 1995 through 2005 in British Columbia...
  7. ncbi The unexpected impact of a Chlamydia trachomatis infection control program on susceptibility to reinfection
    Robert C Brunham
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 192:1836-44. 2005
    ..Since 1998, rates have increased, and case counts now exceed those recorded before the intervention...
  8. pmc Towards targeted screening for acute HIV infections in British Columbia
    MALCOLM STEINBERG
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:39. 2011
    ..Province-wide HIV testing and surveillance data were analyzed to inform recommendations for targeted use of screening algorithms to detect acute HIV infections...
  9. ncbi Impact of mass treatment on syphilis transmission: a mathematical modeling approach
    Babak Pourbohloul
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:297-305. 2003
    ..By 1 year postintervention, syphilis cases had rebounded significantly. We investigate the cause of this postintervention rebound...
  10. pmc Incorporating a social networking approach to enhance contact tracing in a heterosexual outbreak of syphilis
    G Ogilvie
    STD AIDS Control, BCCDC, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 81:124-7. 2005
    ..This report describes the outcomes of a social networking approach (SNA) in a heterosexually transmitted syphilis epidemic by street nurses in British Columbia, Canada...
  11. ncbi International health: five reasons why Canadians should get involved
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4R4
    Can J Public Health 94:258-9. 2003
  12. ncbi Prenatal and congenital syphilis in British Columbia
    Hugh Jones
    BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:467-72. 2005
    ..To describe the incidence of maternal syphilis and the corresponding rate of infection in exposed neonates in British Columbia before and after a serious outbreak of infectious syphilis in the heterosexual population...
  13. doi Considerations on Chlamydia trachomatis disease expression
    Robert C Brunham
    University of British Columbia and British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 55:162-6. 2009
    ..Recent genomic, immunologic, and epidemiologic findings are reviewed. A synthesis is offered which suggests that Chlamydia disease expression results from persistent infection and host immune responses...
  14. pmc Heterosexual outbreak of infectious syphilis: epidemiological and ethnographic analysis and implications for control
    D 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...
  15. pmc A brief tool to assess capacity to consent for medical care among homeless individuals with problematic substance use: study protocol
    Darlene Taylor
    BC Centre for Disease Control, University of British Columbia, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4, Canada
    Arch Public Health 71:11. 2013
    ..The goal of this paper is to outline the protocol for the development of such a tool...
  16. ncbi Seeking sexual partners on the internet: a marker for risky sexual behaviour in men who have sex with men
    Gina S Ogilvie
    Division of STI and HIV Prevention and Control, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 99:185-8. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi Antenatal seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) in Canadian women: HSV-2 prevalence increases throughout the reproductive years
    D 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...
  18. pmc Incidence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users during an outbreak of HIV infection
    D 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...
  19. ncbi The arrested immunity hypothesis and the epidemiology of chlamydia control
    Robert C Brunham
    Sex Transm Dis 35:53-4. 2008