A Hadgu

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nucleic acid amplification tests for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis
    Alula Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GA, Atlanta 30333, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:9-10; discussion 11-2. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of nucleic acid amplification tests in the absence of a perfect gold-standard test: a review of the statistical and epidemiologic issues
    Alula Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Epidemiology 16:604-12. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Reproducibility and specificity concerns associated with nucleic acid amplification tests for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis
    A Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:9-15. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of screening tests for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis: bias associated with the patient-infected-status algorithm
    Alula Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiology 23:72-82. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint A GEE approach to estimating sensitivity and specificity and coverage properties of the confidence intervals
    M R Sternberg
    CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 63, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Stat Med 20:1529-39. 2001
  6. pmc Prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in young women entering a national job training program, 1990-1997
    K J Mertz
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1287-90. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Issues in Chlamydia trachomatis testing by nucleic acid amplification test
    Alula Hadgu
    J Infect Dis 193:1335-6; author reply 1338-9. 2006

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Nucleic acid amplification tests for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis
    Alula Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GA, Atlanta 30333, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:9-10; discussion 11-2. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of nucleic acid amplification tests in the absence of a perfect gold-standard test: a review of the statistical and epidemiologic issues
    Alula Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Epidemiology 16:604-12. 2005
    ..6% and, on the basis of an optimistic prior, the specificity was 95.3%. Similarly, the sensitivity estimates ranged from 88.1% to 89.6%...
  3. doi request reprint Reproducibility and specificity concerns associated with nucleic acid amplification tests for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis
    A Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:9-15. 2009
    ..Finally, we will discuss some of the potential clinical and public health implications of testing by NAATs...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of screening tests for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis: bias associated with the patient-infected-status algorithm
    Alula Hadgu
    Division of STD Prevention, National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiology 23:72-82. 2012
    ..In addition, the PISA-based estimates of sensitivity and specificity change markedly as the true prevalence changes. We recommend that PISA should not be used for estimating the sensitivity and specificity of tests...
  5. ncbi request reprint A GEE approach to estimating sensitivity and specificity and coverage properties of the confidence intervals
    M R Sternberg
    CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 63, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Stat Med 20:1529-39. 2001
    ..In addition, we use simulations to investigate the estimated coverage rates of the delta method and the back-transformation approach. Published in 2001 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  6. pmc Prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in young women entering a national job training program, 1990-1997
    K J Mertz
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1287-90. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Issues in Chlamydia trachomatis testing by nucleic acid amplification test
    Alula Hadgu
    J Infect Dis 193:1335-6; author reply 1338-9. 2006