Ashleigh R Tuite

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Screen more or screen more often? Using mathematical models to inform syphilis control strategies
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:606. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Cholera, canals, and contagion: Rediscovering Dr. Beck's report
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Room 678, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3M7
    J Public Health Policy 32:320-33. 2011
  3. pmc Evaluation of coseasonality of influenza and invasive pneumococcal disease: results from prospective surveillance
    Stefan P Kuster
    Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 8:e1001042. 2011
  4. pmc Historical epidemiology of the second cholera pandemic: relevance to present day disease dynamics
    Christina H Chan
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e72498. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Estimation of the burden of disease and costs of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Canada
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 39:260-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Projected cost-savings with herpes simplex virus screening in pregnancy: towards a new screening paradigm
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 87:141-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cholera epidemic in Haiti, 2010: using a transmission model to explain spatial spread of disease and identify optimal control interventions
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 154:593-601. 2011
  8. pmc Respiratory virus infection and risk of invasive meningococcal disease in central Ontario, Canada
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e15493. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Number-needed-to-vaccinate calculations: fallacies associated with exclusion of transmission
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and Decision Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology DeCIDE, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Vaccine 31:973-8. 2013
  10. pmc Cost-Effectiveness of Enhanced Syphilis Screening among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Microsimulation Model
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e101240. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Screen more or screen more often? Using mathematical models to inform syphilis control strategies
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:606. 2013
    ..We examined the marginal effect of increased frequency versus increased coverage of screening on syphilis incidence in Toronto, Canada...
  2. doi request reprint Cholera, canals, and contagion: Rediscovering Dr. Beck's report
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Room 678, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3M7
    J Public Health Policy 32:320-33. 2011
    ..We show that these themes continue to serve as obstacles to innovation in medical and public health practice today...
  3. pmc Evaluation of coseasonality of influenza and invasive pneumococcal disease: results from prospective surveillance
    Stefan P Kuster
    Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 8:e1001042. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between influenza infection and IPD in Ontario, Canada, using several complementary methodological tools...
  4. pmc Historical epidemiology of the second cholera pandemic: relevance to present day disease dynamics
    Christina H Chan
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e72498. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Estimation of the burden of disease and costs of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Canada
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 39:260-7. 2012
    ..Rates of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infection in Canada have been increasing since the mid-1990s. We sought to estimate the burden of CT in this population...
  6. doi request reprint Projected cost-savings with herpes simplex virus screening in pregnancy: towards a new screening paradigm
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 87:141-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of identifying pregnant women at risk of de novo HSV acquisition as a means of preventing vertical HSV transmission...
  7. doi request reprint Cholera epidemic in Haiti, 2010: using a transmission model to explain spatial spread of disease and identify optimal control interventions
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 154:593-601. 2011
    ..Haiti is in the midst of a cholera epidemic. Surveillance data for formulating models of the epidemic are limited, but such models can aid understanding of epidemic processes and help define control strategies...
  8. pmc Respiratory virus infection and risk of invasive meningococcal disease in central Ontario, Canada
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e15493. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Number-needed-to-vaccinate calculations: fallacies associated with exclusion of transmission
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and Decision Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology DeCIDE, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Vaccine 31:973-8. 2013
    ..e., risk of infection in susceptible individuals). We postulated that such calculations could produce profoundly biased estimates of vaccine attractiveness...
  10. pmc Cost-Effectiveness of Enhanced Syphilis Screening among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Microsimulation Model
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e101240. 2014
    ..Frequent screening for syphilis and treatment of men who test positive might be a practical means of controlling the risk of infection and disease sequelae in this population...
  11. doi request reprint Spectrum bias and loss of statistical power in discordant couple studies of sexually transmitted infections
    Ashleigh R Tuite
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 38:50-6. 2011
    ..Discordant couple studies are frequently used to evaluate preventive interventions for sexually transmitted infections (STI). This study design may be vulnerable to spectrum bias when transmission risk is heterogeneous...
  12. pmc Estimation of the underlying burden of pertussis in adolescents and adults in southern ontario, Canada
    Ashleigh A McGirr
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e83850. 2013
    ..Model projections strongly support enhancement of booster vaccination efforts in adults. ..
  13. pmc An IDEA for short term outbreak projection: nearcasting using the basic reproduction number
    David N Fisman
    the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Decision Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology DeCIDE, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e83622. 2013
    ..Here we develop a mathematical model to aid public health authorities in tracking the expansion and contraction of outbreaks with explicit representation of factors (other than population immunity) that may slow epidemic growth...
  14. pmc Estimation of the health impact and cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination with enhanced effectiveness in Canada
    David N Fisman
    Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e27420. 2011
    ..The health and economic impact of such vaccines in the Canadian population are uncertain...