Joseph A Politch

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Depletion of CD4+ T cells in semen during HIV infection and their restoration following antiretroviral therapy
    Joseph A Politch
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:283-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Concentrations and significance of cytokines and other immunologic factors in semen of healthy fertile men
    Joseph A Politch
    Fearing Research Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:2928-35. 2007
  3. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy does not completely suppress HIV in semen of sexually active HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Joseph A Politch
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS 26:1535-43. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Developmental potential of embryos from intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles containing fragmented oocytes
    Daniel J Kaser
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 97:338-43. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A quantitative glycogen assay to verify use of self-administered vaginal swabs
    Deborah J Anderson
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston 02118, MA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:949-53. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Transabdominal follicular aspiration for oocyte retrieval in patients with ovaries inaccessible by transvaginal ultrasound
    Sara E Barton
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1773-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of implantation-related cytokines in cervicovaginal secretions and peripheral blood of fertile women during ovulatory menstrual cycles
    Antonio R Gargiulo
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1226-34. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint T-helper 2 and 3 type immunity to trophoblast in successful in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer
    Elizabeth S Ginsburg
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:1659-64. 2005
  9. pmc Prevalence of sexually transmissible pathogens in semen from asymptomatic male infertility patients with and without leukocytospermia
    Guntram Bezold
    Fearing Research Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1087-97. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A giant oocyte in a cohort of retrieved oocytes: does it have any effect on the in vitro fertilization cycle outcome?
    Ronit Machtinger
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:573-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Depletion of CD4+ T cells in semen during HIV infection and their restoration following antiretroviral therapy
    Joseph A Politch
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:283-9. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Concentrations and significance of cytokines and other immunologic factors in semen of healthy fertile men
    Joseph A Politch
    Fearing Research Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:2928-35. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish normal reference values for several immunologic factors in semen to provide a foundation for understanding their physiologic significance in health and disease...
  3. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy does not completely suppress HIV in semen of sexually active HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Joseph A Politch
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS 26:1535-43. 2012
    ..In this study, we determined the prevalence of seminal HIV shedding in HIV-infected MSM on stable HAART, and its relationship with a number of clinical, behavioral and biological variables...
  4. doi request reprint Developmental potential of embryos from intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles containing fragmented oocytes
    Daniel J Kaser
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 97:338-43. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence of fragmented oocytes in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles, describe the developmental potential of their sibling oocytes, and define clinical outcomes from affected cycles...
  5. doi request reprint A quantitative glycogen assay to verify use of self-administered vaginal swabs
    Deborah J Anderson
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston 02118, MA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:949-53. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether a quantitative glycogen assay can be used to assess whether a swab has been exposed to the vagina to assure study compliance...
  6. doi request reprint Transabdominal follicular aspiration for oocyte retrieval in patients with ovaries inaccessible by transvaginal ultrasound
    Sara E Barton
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1773-6. 2011
    ..To investigate the efficacy of ultrasound-guided transabdominal follicular aspiration when the ovaries are not accessible transvaginally...
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of implantation-related cytokines in cervicovaginal secretions and peripheral blood of fertile women during ovulatory menstrual cycles
    Antonio R Gargiulo
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1226-34. 2004
    ..To determine whether cytokines implicated in uterine receptivity are detectable in cervicovaginal secretions and/or serum of fertile women, and whether their concentrations undergo hormonal regulation during the menstrual cycle...
  8. ncbi request reprint T-helper 2 and 3 type immunity to trophoblast in successful in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer
    Elizabeth S Ginsburg
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:1659-64. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Prevalence of sexually transmissible pathogens in semen from asymptomatic male infertility patients with and without leukocytospermia
    Guntram Bezold
    Fearing Research Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1087-97. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint A giant oocyte in a cohort of retrieved oocytes: does it have any effect on the in vitro fertilization cycle outcome?
    Ronit Machtinger
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:573-6. 2011
    ..To investigate an association between the presence of a giant oocyte and outcome for the cohort in in vitro fertilization (IVF)...
  11. doi request reprint Safety analysis of the diaphragm in combination with lubricant or acidifying microbicide gels: effects on markers of inflammation and innate immunity in cervicovaginal fluid
    Deborah J Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, 670 Albany St, Suite 516, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 61:121-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether use of a diaphragm with microbicide or placebo gel causes cervicovaginal inflammation or perturbations in cervicovaginal immune defense...
  12. ncbi request reprint Separation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 from motile sperm by the double tube gradient method versus other methods
    Joseph A Politch
    Fearing Research Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 81:440-7. 2004
    ....
  13. pmc HIV infection and immune defense of the penis
    Deborah Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, 670 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 65:220-9. 2011
    ..The penile urethral mucosa contains accumulations of IgA(+) plasma cells and T lymphocytes and may provide a responsive target for future mucosal vaccines to prevent HIV sexual transmission...
  14. doi request reprint Inflammation or infection at the time of second trimester induced abortion
    Danielle Roncari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts Medical Center, Box 22, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Contraception 87:67-70. 2013
    ..Some clinicians also induce fetal death in the second trimester. We designed this study to determine if the combination of intra-amniotic digoxin and osmotic dilators induced intrauterine inflammatory changes...
  15. ncbi request reprint T-lymphocyte profile and total and virus-specific immunoglobulin concentrations in the cervix of HIV-1-infected women
    Alison J Quayle
    Department of Immunology, Microbiology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:292-8. 2007
    ..The mucosal lymphocyte population is the largest in the body, and the gastrointestinal compartment has been well characterized in HIV infection. Much less is known about the effects of HIV on the genital tract...