D Gisselquist

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How much does heterosexual commercial sex contribute to India's HIV epidemic?
    David Gisselquist
    29 West Governor Road, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:736-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating HIV-1 transmission efficiency through unsafe medical injections
    David P Gisselquist
    Independent Consultant, 29 West Governor Road, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 13:152-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Four policies to reduce HIV transmission through unsterile health care
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 14:717-22. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Running on empty: sexual co-factors are insufficient to fuel Africa's turbocharged HIV epidemic
    David Gisselquist
    Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:442-52. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Double standards in research ethics, health-care safety, and scientific rigour allowed Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic disasters
    D Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 20:839-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint How to contain generalized HIV epidemics? A plea for better evidence to displace speculation
    D Gisselquist
    Hershey, PA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:443-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Denialism undermines AIDS prevention in sub-Saharan Africa
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 19:649-55. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint How much do blood exposures contribute to HIV prevalence in female sex workers in sub-Saharan Africa, Thailand and India?
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 18:581-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of long-term civil disorders and wars on the trajectory of HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa
    David Gisselquist
    SAHARA J 1:114-27. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of human immunodeficiency virus transmission through injections and other medical procedures: evidence, estimates, and unfinished business
    David Gisselquist
    Independent Consultant, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:944-52. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint How much does heterosexual commercial sex contribute to India's HIV epidemic?
    David Gisselquist
    29 West Governor Road, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:736-42. 2006
    ..Overestimating the contribution of commercial sex to India's HIV epidemic misleads prevention programmes to ignore other risks, and promotes the stigmatizing assumption that HIV infection is a sign of immoral behaviour...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating HIV-1 transmission efficiency through unsafe medical injections
    David P Gisselquist
    Independent Consultant, 29 West Governor Road, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 13:152-9. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Four policies to reduce HIV transmission through unsterile health care
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 14:717-22. 2003
    ..3) Promote safe health care practices equally for clients and staff. (4) Establish a zero-tolerance policy for iatrogenic HIV infections, with publicly reported monitoring and investigations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Running on empty: sexual co-factors are insufficient to fuel Africa's turbocharged HIV epidemic
    David Gisselquist
    Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:442-52. 2004
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Double standards in research ethics, health-care safety, and scientific rigour allowed Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic disasters
    D Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 20:839-45. 2009
    ..Allowing competitive international trade in generic drugs to treat AIDS could mitigate some of the harm done by these double standards...
  6. doi request reprint How to contain generalized HIV epidemics? A plea for better evidence to displace speculation
    D Gisselquist
    Hershey, PA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:443-6. 2009
    ..This knowledge could be acquired by tracing HIV infections to their source - especially tracing HIV infections in women of all ages, and tracing unexplained HIV infections in children with HIV-negative mothers...
  7. doi request reprint Denialism undermines AIDS prevention in sub-Saharan Africa
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 19:649-55. 2008
    ..Denialism must be overcome to ensure safe health care and to combat HIV-related stigma in Africa...
  8. ncbi request reprint How much do blood exposures contribute to HIV prevalence in female sex workers in sub-Saharan Africa, Thailand and India?
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 18:581-8. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of long-term civil disorders and wars on the trajectory of HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa
    David Gisselquist
    SAHARA J 1:114-27. 2004
    ..However, other explanations are also possible. The roles of sex and blood exposures in HIV epidemics in war and peace await empirical determination...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of human immunodeficiency virus transmission through injections and other medical procedures: evidence, estimates, and unfinished business
    David Gisselquist
    Independent Consultant, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:944-52. 2006
    ..To estimate the transmission efficiency of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through medical injections and other invasive procedures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does selected ecological evidence give a true picture of HIV transmission in Africa?
    David Gisselquist
    Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:434-9. 2004
    ..We commend the emerging consensus to improve the safety of health care delivery. In countries with generalized HIV epidemics, we urge public education about the risks for HIV acquisition from unsterile health care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Review of evidence from risk factor analyses associating HIV infection in African adults with medical injections and multiple sexual partners
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 15:222-33. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa not explained by sexual or vertical transmission
    David Gisselquist
    Independent Consultant, 29 West Governor Road, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 13:657-66. 2002
    ..More research is warranted to clarify risks for HIV transmission through health care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Let it be sexual: how health care transmission of AIDS in Africa was ignored
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 14:148-61. 2003
    ..We urge renewed, evidence-based, investigations into the proportion of African HIV from non-sexual exposures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual transmission of HIV in Africa: an empiric estimate
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 14:162-73. 2003
    ..These findings call for reconceptualization of research to more accurately assess routes of HIV transmission...
  16. ncbi request reprint Confound it: latent lessons from the Mwanza trial of STD treatment to reduce HIV transmission
    David Gisselquist
    Int J STD AIDS 14:179-84. 2003
    ..To control for confound, additional data and analyses from the Mwanza study are warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Emergence of the HIV type 1 epidemic in the twentieth century: comparing hypotheses to evidence
    David Gisselquist
    West Governor Road, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:1071-8. 2003
    ..This suggests an important role for parenteral transmission in the early spread of HIV. Further research could improve our understanding of the early HIV epidemic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parallel and overlapping HIV and bloodborne hepatitis epidemics in Africa
    David Gisselquist
    Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:145-52. 2004
    ..Across these cohorts, there is a trend for HCV prevalence to increase with HIV, though much of the variance is unexplained. For 25 cohorts with sufficient data, the median relative risk for HCV infection for persons with HIV is 1.52...
  19. doi request reprint HIV infections as unanticipated problems during medical research in Africa
    David Gisselquist
    Account Res 16:199-217. 2009
    ..Findings from such investigations could have a broad and beneficial impact on health care safety in Africa...
  20. doi request reprint Exploratory study of blood exposures that are risks for HIV among Luo and Kisii ethnic groups in Nyanza province, Kenya
    T Ounga
    Tropical Focus for Rural Development, 660 PO Box 6443 code 40103, Kismu, Kenya
    Int J STD AIDS 20:19-23. 2009
    ..Luo were significantly more likely than Kisii to report some risks (e.g. tattooing by a traditional expert, piercing), but less likely to report others (e.g. blood tests for malaria, anaesthetic injections during circumcision)...
  21. doi request reprint Knowledge of HIV survival on skin-piercing instruments among young adults in Nyanza Province, Kenya
    T Ounga
    Tropical Focus for Rural Development, PO Box 6443 40103, Kisumu, Kenya
    Int J STD AIDS 20:119-22. 2009
    ..People we interviewed, at risk from blood-borne HIV, did not know enough to protect themselves...