N Low

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The chlamydia screening studies: rationale and design
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:342-8. 2004
  2. pmc Inequalities in rates of gonorrhoea and chlamydia between black ethnic groups in south east London: cross sectional study
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:15-20. 2001
  3. pmc Phase specific strategies for the prevention, control, and elimination of sexually transmitted infections: case study in Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham, London, UK
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i133-8. 2002
  4. ncbi 'You can't tell by looking': pilot study of a community-based intervention to detect asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections
    N Low
    MRC Health Service Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 14:830-4. 2003
  5. pmc Investigating ethnic inequalities in the incidence of sexually transmitted infections: mathematical modelling study
    K M E Turner
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:379-85. 2004
  6. pmc Developing national outcome standards for the management of gonorrhoea and genital chlamydia in genitourinary medicine clinics
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:223-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Epidemiological, social, diagnostic and economic evaluation of population screening for genital chlamydial infection
    N Low
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-xii, 1-165. 2007
  8. pmc Investigating ethnic differences in sexual health: focus groups with young people
    P Connell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:300-5. 2004
  9. pmc Screening for chlamydial infections and the risk of ectopic pregnancy in a county in Sweden: ecological analysis
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 316:1776-80. 1998
  10. pmc HIV infection in black Caribbeans in the United Kingdom
    N Low
    Sex Transm Infect 80:2-3. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc The chlamydia screening studies: rationale and design
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:342-8. 2004
    ..Screening has been recommended to reduce the prevalence and morbidity associated with genital chlamydia infection in the United Kingdom...
  2. pmc Inequalities in rates of gonorrhoea and chlamydia between black ethnic groups in south east London: cross sectional study
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:15-20. 2001
    ..To examine differences in population based rates of gonorrhoea and chlamydia between black ethnic groups in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Health Authority...
  3. pmc Phase specific strategies for the prevention, control, and elimination of sexually transmitted infections: case study in Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham, London, UK
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i133-8. 2002
    ..There is, however, insufficient empirical evidence about whether particular interventions introduced at different epidemic stages are effective...
  4. ncbi 'You can't tell by looking': pilot study of a community-based intervention to detect asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections
    N Low
    MRC Health Service Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 14:830-4. 2003
    ..Only 7% of those tested found it embarrassing. The intervention was both feasible and acceptable to young people. It could be tested in a wider variety of non-clinical settings and evaluated in a cluster randomized trial...
  5. pmc Investigating ethnic inequalities in the incidence of sexually transmitted infections: mathematical modelling study
    K M E Turner
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:379-85. 2004
    ..To investigate ethnic differences in rates of gonorrhoea using empirical sexual behaviour data in a simple mathematical model. To explore the impact of different intervention strategies in this simulated population...
  6. pmc Developing national outcome standards for the management of gonorrhoea and genital chlamydia in genitourinary medicine clinics
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:223-9. 2004
    ..We describe an approach to the development of national standards for measuring outcomes of care for gonorrhoea and genital chlamydia in genitourinary medicine clinics...
  7. ncbi Epidemiological, social, diagnostic and economic evaluation of population screening for genital chlamydial infection
    N Low
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-xii, 1-165. 2007
    ..To investigate epidemiological, social, diagnostic and economic aspects of chlamydia screening in non-genitourinary medicine settings...
  8. pmc Investigating ethnic differences in sexual health: focus groups with young people
    P Connell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:300-5. 2004
    ..To compare normative beliefs about sexual health in young men and women from black Caribbean, black African, and white ethnic groups in order to better understand ethnic inequalities in sexual health...
  9. pmc Screening for chlamydial infections and the risk of ectopic pregnancy in a county in Sweden: ecological analysis
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 316:1776-80. 1998
    ..To analyse trends in rates of genital chlamydial infection and ectopic pregnancy between 1985 and 1995 in a county in Sweden...
  10. pmc HIV infection in black Caribbeans in the United Kingdom
    N Low
    Sex Transm Infect 80:2-3. 2004
  11. ncbi HIV and male circumcision--a systematic review with assessment of the quality of studies
    N Siegfried
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:165-73. 2005
    ..Although most studies show an association between male circumcision and prevention of HIV, these results may be limited by confounding, which is unlikely to be adjusted for...
  12. pmc Incidence of severe reproductive tract complications associated with diagnosed genital chlamydial infection: the Uppsala Women's Cohort Study
    N Low
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:212-8. 2006
    ..To estimate the cumulative incidence of severe complications associated with genital chlamydia infection in the general female population...
  13. pmc Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis: a systematic review of the economic evaluations and modelling
    T E Roberts
    Health Economics Facility, HSMC, University of Birmingham, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:193-200; discussion 201. 2006
    ..To review systematically and critically, evidence used to derive estimates of costs and cost effectiveness of chlamydia screening...
  14. pmc The correct approach to modelling and evaluating chlamydia screening
    T Roberts
    Sex Transm Infect 80:324-5. 2004
  15. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent post-abortal upper genital tract infection in women with bacterial vaginosis: randomised controlled trial
    T Crowley
    Department of Sexual Health Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK
    BJOG 108:396-402. 2001
    ..Large well-conducted randomised trials with long term outcome measures are now needed to determine the most effective antibiotic combinations and strategy for prevention of post-abortal pelvic infection...
  16. ncbi Asthma in young south Asian women living in the United Kingdom: the importance of early life
    C E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:47-53. 2007
    ..Little is known about the importance of the timing of the exposure in the host country and whether migrants might be especially vulnerable in certain age windows...
  17. pmc Evaluating novel interventions for chlamydia screening
    N Low
    Sex Transm Infect 82:97-8. 2006
  18. pmc How can chlamydia diagnoses increase when their complications are declining?
    J A Cassell
    Sex Transm Infect 81:285-6. 2005
  19. pmc Surveillance of sexually transmitted infections in primary care
    W Slater
    Sex Transm Infect 80:152. 2004
  20. ncbi Wheeze and asthma prevalence and related health-service use in white and south Asian pre-schoolchildren in the United Kingdom
    C E Kuehni
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1738-46. 2007
    ..These studies have not distinguished different asthma phenotypes or controlled for varying environmental exposures...