Xiang Sheng Chen

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Publications

  1. pmc Outreach syphilis testing services by different health providers to female sex workers in southern China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, China Center for Disease Control, Nanjing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e60626. 2013
  2. pmc Rapid syphilis testing uptake for female sex workers at sex venues in Southern China: implications for expanding syphilis screening
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for Sexually Translated Disease STD Control and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52579. 2012
  3. pmc The prevalences of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infections among female sex workers in China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    BMC Public Health 13:121. 2013
  4. doi request reprint HIV prevalence varies between female sex workers from different types of venues in southern China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:868-70. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of syphilis infection in different tiers of female sex workers in China: implications for surveillance and interventions
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:84. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Setting typologies and HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men in China: implication for surveillance and intervention
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:226-8. 2012
  7. pmc Primary syphilis cases in Guangdong Province 1995-2008: opportunities for linking syphilis control and regional development
    Li Gang Yang
    Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Disease and STI Control, Guangzhou, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:793. 2010
  8. pmc Integrated syphilis/HIV screening in China: a qualitative analysis
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:58. 2010
  9. pmc The epidemic of sexually transmitted infections in China: implications for control and future perspectives
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    BMC Med 9:111. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving antenatal care to prevent adverse pregnancy outcomes caused by syphilis
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    Future Microbiol 6:1131-4. 2011

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Publications38

  1. pmc Outreach syphilis testing services by different health providers to female sex workers in southern China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, China Center for Disease Control, Nanjing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e60626. 2013
    ..Participation of the reproductive health providers or other medical facilities in outreach services to FSWs should be considered in developing intervention programs in China...
  2. pmc Rapid syphilis testing uptake for female sex workers at sex venues in Southern China: implications for expanding syphilis screening
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for Sexually Translated Disease STD Control and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52579. 2012
    ..Introduction of free rapid syphilis testing (RST) into outreach programs for FSWs will help improve test uptake...
  3. pmc The prevalences of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infections among female sex workers in China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    BMC Public Health 13:121. 2013
    ..There have been many studies on prevalences of HIV and syphilis but the data about Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) and Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infections are limited in this population in China...
  4. doi request reprint HIV prevalence varies between female sex workers from different types of venues in southern China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:868-70. 2012
    ..Such subgroup of FSWs should be efficiently covered by the current HIV/STD surveillance and intervention programs in China...
  5. pmc Prevalence of syphilis infection in different tiers of female sex workers in China: implications for surveillance and interventions
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:84. 2012
    ..Female sex workers (FSWs) have become one of key populations for the epidemic. In order to investigate syphilis infection among different tiers of FSWs, a cross-sectional study was conducted in 8 sites in China...
  6. doi request reprint Setting typologies and HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men in China: implication for surveillance and intervention
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:226-8. 2012
    ..The findings have important implications for surveillance and interventions in this population...
  7. pmc Primary syphilis cases in Guangdong Province 1995-2008: opportunities for linking syphilis control and regional development
    Li Gang Yang
    Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Disease and STI Control, Guangzhou, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:793. 2010
    ..Examining municipal-level primary syphilis cases with spatial analysis allows a more direct understanding of changing sexual behaviours at a more policy-relevant level...
  8. pmc Integrated syphilis/HIV screening in China: a qualitative analysis
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:58. 2010
    ..South China faces expanding syphilis and sexually transmitted HIV epidemics, but health systems characteristics important for scaling up syphilis and HIV testing have not been defined...
  9. pmc The epidemic of sexually transmitted infections in China: implications for control and future perspectives
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    BMC Med 9:111. 2011
    ..Programmes for the control of STIs should be immediate priorities in China, and primary and secondary prevention strategies are vital to this process...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving antenatal care to prevent adverse pregnancy outcomes caused by syphilis
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    Future Microbiol 6:1131-4. 2011
    ..50 per woman screened, the investment to scale up antenatal screening programs would be cost effective, would significantly improve pregnancy outcomes and reduce neonatal mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Yunnan, China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD and Leprosy Control, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210 042, China
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:853-60. 2005
    ..Policies and prevention strategies for STI/HIV need to focus on high-risk subpopulations, such as sex workers (particularly sex workers who inject drugs) and their clients...
  12. pmc HIV/STD pattern and its associated risk factors among male STD clinic attendees in China: a foci for HIV intervention
    Qian qiu Wang
    National Center for STD Control and Prevention, China Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Nanjing 210042, China
    BMC Public Health 11:955. 2011
    ..The feasibility of Provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling (PITC) was evaluated as well...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women attending an antenatal clinic in Fuzhou, China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences CAMS and Peking Union Medical College PUMC Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 33:296-301. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among women attending an antenatal clinic in urban China and to show whether reported symptoms and findings on clinical examination predicted STIs in this population...
  14. doi request reprint Association of sexually transmitted infections with high-risk human papillomavirus types: a survey with 802 female sex workers in china
    Yue ping Yin
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 40:493-5. 2013
    ..trachomatis or M. genitalium infection was independently associated with infection with certain high-risk types of specific high-risk human papillomavirus among this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among long-distance truck drivers in Tongling, China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Int J STD AIDS 17:304-8. 2006
    ..Our study suggests a high prevalence of STIs, particularly bacterial infections, among the truck drivers, indicating the need for health education, behavioural change interventions and STI care services in this population...
  16. pmc The effect of a structural intervention for syphilis control among 3597 female sex workers: a demonstration study in South China
    Baoxi Wang
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, China
    J Infect Dis 206:907-14. 2012
    ..Syphilis has made a rapid resurgence in China, especially among high-risk groups including female sex workers (FSWs)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Co-infection with genital gonorrhoea and genital chlamydia in female sex workers in Yunnan, China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences CAMS and Peking Union Medical College PUMC Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Int J STD AIDS 17:329-32. 2006
    ..However, a periodic mass treatment may be considered in some circumstances in STD control programmes to rapidly reduce the infections in this population...
  18. pmc Distribution study of Chlamydia trachomatis serovars among high-risk women in China performed using PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism genotyping
    Xing Gao
    Department of STD Epidemiology, National Center for STD Control, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1185-9. 2007
    ..trachomatis, revealing exposure to multiple sources of infection. Although the scope for generalizations is limited by our small sample size, our results showing clinical correlations with genotypes are informative...
  19. pmc Risk factors for Mycoplasma genitalium infection among female sex workers: a cross-sectional study in two cities in southwest China
    Zhi Xiang
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    BMC Public Health 12:414. 2012
    ..The prevalence of MG infection has been reported to be high among female sex workers (FSWs) in many countries, but limited information is known among this population in China...
  20. ncbi request reprint Detection of Acute and Established HIV Infections in Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in Guangxi, China: Implications for Screening and Prevention of HIV Infection
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, 210042, China
    J Infect Dis 196:1654-61. 2007
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has spread throughout China and to some degree has penetrated the general heterosexual population in some regions...
  21. doi request reprint Prevalence and genotype distribution of cervical human papillomavirus infection among female sex workers in Asia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Rui Rui Peng
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Nanjing, China
    Sex Health 9:113-9. 2012
    ..HPV 31, 33 and 35 were less frequently found in both subregions. HPV infection was substantial among FSWs in some Asian countries. More studies are necessary to illustrate the overall picture of HPV infection in this region...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of HSV-2 infection and HSV-2/HIV coinfection in men who have sex with men in China: a multisite cross-sectional study
    Yue ping Yin
    National Center for STD Control, and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:354-8. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection and its coinfection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in China...
  23. pmc Risk of syphilis in STI clinic patients: a cross-sectional study of 11,500 cases in Guangxi, China
    Susan P Y Wong
    National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Infect 83:351-6. 2007
    ..To measure prevalence of syphilis among the STI clinic population in Guangxi, China, and to assess the socioeconomic and behavioural characteristics associated with the infection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anorectal Chlamydia trachomatis infection and its genotype distribution among men who have sex with men in Shenzhen, China
    Jian Hong Li
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:143-6. 2011
    ..Genotypes related to lymphogranuloma venereum were not found in the study population. The high prevalence of anorectal infection in MSM suggests the importance of detecting and treating the infection in this population...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence and genotype distribution of human papillomavirus infection among female sex workers in Guangxi, China: implications for interventions
    Hong Min Li
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    J Med Virol 84:798-803. 2012
    ..0%; 95%CI, 10.6%-17.3%). These findings have important implications for developing HPV prevention programs including HPV vaccination in female sex workers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Performance of serological tests for syphilis in sexually transmitted diseases clinics in Guangxi Autonomous Region, China: implications for syphilis surveillance and control
    Yue ping Yin
    China CDC National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    Sex Health 6:5-9. 2009
    ..China is experiencing a growing syphilis epidemic. Individuals are currently screened and cases are confirmed using traditional serological testing methods...
  27. pmc HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in China: a meta-analysis of published studies
    Hong Min Li
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23431. 2011
    ..Information of HIV incidence among MSM is important to describe the spreading of the infection and predict its trends in this population. We reviewed the published literature on the incidence of HIV infection among MSM in China...
  28. pmc Molecular typing of Treponema pallidum: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rui Rui Peng
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1273. 2011
    ..pallidum subtype distribution across geographic areas; and (3) to summarize available information on subtypes associated with neurosyphilis and macrolide resistance...
  29. pmc Herpes simplex virus 2 infection in women attending an antenatal clinic in Fuzhou, China
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Infect 83:369-70. 2007
    ..Consequently, we conducted a survey to determine type specific seroprevalence of HSV-2 and associated risk factors in Fuzhou City, eastern China...
  30. ncbi request reprint Difference in distribution of Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes among different provinces: a pilot study from four provinces in China
    Yan Han
    National Center for STD Control and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Jpn J Infect Dis 66:69-71. 2013
    ..Genovar G/Ga was shown to be endemic among male patients in southern China...
  31. doi request reprint A high-resolution melting analysis for genotyping urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis
    Jian Hong Li
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing 210042, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:366-74. 2010
    ..This assay requires no fluorescence-labeled probes or separate post-PCR analysis and provides a simple and rapid approach for genotyping the C. trachomatis strains that are the most commonly sexually transmitted...
  32. doi request reprint Molecular typing of Treponema pallidum causing early syphilis in China: a cross-sectional study
    Rui Rui Peng
    National STD Reference Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:42-5. 2012
    ..There have been limited data on molecular epidemiology of syphilis in China. This study aimed to analyze strain type distribution of Treponema pallidum causing early syphilis across geographic areas in China using an enhanced method...
  33. ncbi request reprint Syphilis in China: results of a national surveillance programme
    Zhi Qiang Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    Lancet 369:132-8. 2007
    ..Sporadic reports have provided clues to the magnitude of the spread of syphilis, but a national surveillance effort is needed to provide data for planning and intervention...
  34. doi request reprint Resistance to azithromycin of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from 2 cities in China
    Liu Feng Yuan
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 38:764-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate azithromycin susceptibility in NG and to genetically characterize the azithromycin-resistant isolates identified in 2 cities in China...
  35. pmc Systematic differences in risk behaviors and syphilis prevalence across types of female sex workers: a preliminary study in Liuzhou, China
    Jing Li
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:195-200. 2012
    ..Categorization of FSWs can help prioritize HIV/STI intervention efforts. We examined 2 possible categorizations of FSWs and the relationship with syphilis infection risk in Liuzhou City, China...
  36. pmc Partner notification uptake for sexually transmitted infections in China: a systematic literature review
    Alberta L Wang
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Institute of Dermatology and National Center for STD Control, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    Sex Transm Infect 88:386-93. 2012
    ..Partner services are traditional pillars of STI control but have not been widely implemented in China. This study was a systematic literature review to examine STI partner notification (PN) uptake in China...
  37. ncbi request reprint [A long-term evolution on the epidemiological characteristics of leprosy, towards the goal of its elimination in 1949 - 2007 in China]
    Jian ping Shen
    Department of Leprosy Control, Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Nanjing 210042, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 29:1095-100. 2008
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  38. doi request reprint Accelerating worldwide syphilis screening through rapid testing: a systematic review
    Joseph D Tucker
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Lancet Infect Dis 10:381-6. 2010
    ..Further research evaluating ICS syphilis tests among primary syphilis cases and among patients infected with HIV will be essential for the effective roll-out of syphilis screening programmes...