David A Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Communicable Diseases
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Adult male circumcision as an intervention against HIV: an operational study of uptake in a South African community (ANRS 12126)
    Pascale Lissouba
    CESP INSERM UVSQ UMRS 1018, Villejuif, France
    BMC Infect Dis 11:253. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Trends and associations of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in men and women with genital discharge syndromes in Johannesburg, South Africa
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 89:523-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic characterization of the first two cases of extended-spectrum-cephalosporin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in South Africa and association with cefixime treatment failure
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, 1 Modderfontein Road, Sandringham 2192, South Africa
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:1267-70. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of organisms causing community-acquired urinary tract infections in Gauteng Province, South Africa
    David A Lewis
    National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:377-81. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and associations of genital ulcer and urethral pathogens in men presenting with genital ulcer syndrome to primary health care clinics in South Africa
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Sandringham, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 39:880-5. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic-resistant gonococci - past, present and future
    D A Lewis
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 97:1146-50. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Urethritis/cervicitis pathogen prevalence and associated risk factors among asymptomatic HIV-infected patients in South Africa
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 39:531-6. 2012
  8. pmc Syphilis
    D A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 82:iv13-5. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The burden of asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections among men in Carletonville, South Africa: implications for syndromic management
    D A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 84:371-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The Gonococcus fights back: is this time a knock out?
    David A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 86:415-21. 2010

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Publications23

  1. pmc Adult male circumcision as an intervention against HIV: an operational study of uptake in a South African community (ANRS 12126)
    Pascale Lissouba
    CESP INSERM UVSQ UMRS 1018, Villejuif, France
    BMC Infect Dis 11:253. 2011
    ..To evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about adult male circumcision (AMC), assess the association of AMC with HIV incidence and prevalence, and estimate AMC uptake in a Southern African community...
  2. doi request reprint Trends and associations of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in men and women with genital discharge syndromes in Johannesburg, South Africa
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 89:523-7. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic characterization of the first two cases of extended-spectrum-cephalosporin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in South Africa and association with cefixime treatment failure
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, 1 Modderfontein Road, Sandringham 2192, South Africa
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:1267-70. 2013
    ..To describe the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of the first two cases of extended-spectrum cephalosporin (ESC)-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in South Africa, one of which was associated with verified cefixime treatment failure...
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of organisms causing community-acquired urinary tract infections in Gauteng Province, South Africa
    David A Lewis
    National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:377-81. 2013
    ..Patients with community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) frequently present to healthcare facilities in South Africa (SA)...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and associations of genital ulcer and urethral pathogens in men presenting with genital ulcer syndrome to primary health care clinics in South Africa
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Sandringham, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 39:880-5. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of genital ulcer and urethral pathogens, as well as their association with clinical features, in men with genital ulcer disease (GUD) enrolled in a clinical trial...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic-resistant gonococci - past, present and future
    D A Lewis
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 97:1146-50. 2007
    ..The importance of condoms in the prevention of gonococcal transmission should not be under-estimated and STI prevention efforts should be increased...
  7. doi request reprint Urethritis/cervicitis pathogen prevalence and associated risk factors among asymptomatic HIV-infected patients in South Africa
    David A Lewis
    Centre for HIV and STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 39:531-6. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Syphilis
    D A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 82:iv13-5. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The burden of asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections among men in Carletonville, South Africa: implications for syndromic management
    D A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 84:371-6. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV among men attending an outreach STI/HIV screening service in informal settlements in South Africa over a 3-month period...
  10. doi request reprint The Gonococcus fights back: is this time a knock out?
    David A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 86:415-21. 2010
    ..To delay the emergence of extensively drug-resistant gonorrhoea, public health systems require strengthening and novel strategies need implementing to enhance the therapeutic lifespan of the few antimicrobial agents that we have left...
  11. doi request reprint Escalation in the relative prevalence of ciprofloxacin-resistant gonorrhoea among men with urethral discharge in two South African cities: association with HIV seropositivity
    D A Lewis
    STI Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 84:352-5. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Integration of preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis testing and treatment in antenatal care services in the Northern Cape and Gauteng provinces, South Africa
    Thu Ha Dinh
    From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global HIV AIDS CDC DGHA, Atlanta, GA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention CDC DSTDP, Atlanta, GA National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service NICD NHLS, Johannesburg, South Africa Gauteng Department of Health, Johannesburg, South Africa Northern Cape Department of Health, Kimberly, South Africa and Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 40:846-51. 2013
    ..South Africa recommends universal syphilis and HIV testing in pregnancy, with prompt antiretroviral therapy or penicillin treatment for women testing positive...
  13. ncbi request reprint Macrolide resistance testing and molecular subtyping of Treponema pallidum strains from southern Africa
    Etienne E Müller
    Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Private Bag X4, Sandringham, Johannesburg 2131, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 88:470-4. 2012
    ..To determine whether the 23S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) A2058G and A2059G mutations that confer macrolide resistance are present among southern African strains of Treponema pallidum and to determine their subtype distribution...
  14. doi request reprint Etiology and STI/HIV coinfections among patients with urethral and vaginal discharge syndromes in South Africa
    Sakhile Mhlongo
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 37:566-70. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in heterosexual South African men attending sexual health services: associations between HPV and HIV serostatus
    Etienne E Müller
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Sandringham, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 86:175-80. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Characterization of a novel β-lactamase-producing plasmid in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: sequence analysis and molecular typing of host gonococci
    Etienne E Müller
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Centre, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1514-7. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Validation of cervical cancer screening methods in HIV positive women from Johannesburg South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Faculty of Health Science Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e53494. 2013
    ....
  18. pmc Association between cervical dysplasia and human papillomavirus in HIV seropositive women from Johannesburg South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cancer Causes Control 21:433-43. 2010
    ..To examine the association between CD4 counts, HPV infection and the risk of cervical neoplasia among HIV-seropositive women...
  19. doi request reprint The effect of genital tract infections on HIV-1 shedding in the genital tract: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Leigh F Johnson
    Centre for Actuarial Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 35:946-59. 2008
    ..These infections are likely to be particularly important in promoting the sexual transmission and mother-to-child intrapartum transmission of HIV-1, and should therefore be the focus of HIV prevention strategies...
  20. doi request reprint Development of a rotor-gene real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of Mycoplasma genitalium
    Etienne E Müller
    Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Microbiol Methods 88:311-5. 2012
    ..genitalium in endocervical specimens and potentially other genital specimens...
  21. doi request reprint Identification of predominant culturable vaginal Lactobacillus species and associated bacteriophages from women with and without vaginal discharge syndrome in South Africa
    Leonard H Damelin
    AIDS Virus Research Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases NHLS, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Med Microbiol 60:180-3. 2011
    ..crispatus, with 77 % of isolates yielding phage particles with contractile and non-contractile tails. Only 29 % of L. jensenii isolates yielded phage particles, and these were visible as tailless or podo-like particles...