Emilia H Koumans

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of infections during pregnancy: implementation of recommended interventions, United States, 2003-2004
    Emilia H A Koumans
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:158.e1-158.e11. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of Syracuse Healthy Start's program for abnormal flora management to reduce preterm birth among pregnant women
    Emilia H Koumans
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE MS E 02, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1020-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of Chlamydia trachomatis with persistence of high-risk types of human papillomavirus in a cohort of female adolescents
    Erika Samoff
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:668-75. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of correct and consistent condom use on chlamydial and gonococcal infection among urban adolescents
    Gabriela Paz-Bailey
    National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:536-42. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among reproductive-age women in the United States, 2001-2004
    Madeline Sutton
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1319-26. 2007
  6. pmc Investigation of metronidazole use during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes
    Catherine A Koss
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:4800-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Trichomonas vaginalis prevalence, incidence, risk factors and antibiotic-resistance in an adolescent population
    Jamie W Krashin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:440-4. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Incorporating adolescent females' perceptions of their partners' attitudes toward condoms into a model of female adolescent condom use
    Matthew Hogben
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Psychol Health Med 11:449-60. 2006
  9. pmc Evaluation of the rapid BioStar optical immunoassay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in adolescent women
    Claudiu I Bandea
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS C 17, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:215-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Attitudes toward using condoms and condom use: difference between sexually abused and nonabused African American female adolescents
    Tricia Hall
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Behav Med 34:45-54. 2008

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of infections during pregnancy: implementation of recommended interventions, United States, 2003-2004
    Emilia H A Koumans
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:158.e1-158.e11. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of Syracuse Healthy Start's program for abnormal flora management to reduce preterm birth among pregnant women
    Emilia H Koumans
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE MS E 02, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1020-8. 2011
    ..Conclusion: Screening, treatment, and rescreening for BV/abnormal flora between the first prenatal visit and 22 weeks gestation showed promise in reducing preterm births and deserves further study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of Chlamydia trachomatis with persistence of high-risk types of human papillomavirus in a cohort of female adolescents
    Erika Samoff
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:668-75. 2005
    ..8, 95% confidence interval: 1.6, 4.9). The association between chlamydia infection and cervical cancer may be due to an effect of chlamydia infection on persistence of high-risk HPV...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of correct and consistent condom use on chlamydial and gonococcal infection among urban adolescents
    Gabriela Paz-Bailey
    National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:536-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relationship between self-reported correct and consistent condom use and chlamydial and gonococcal infection...
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among reproductive-age women in the United States, 2001-2004
    Madeline Sutton
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1319-26. 2007
    ..However, there are no data on the prevalence of trichomoniasis among all reproductive-age women. We estimated the prevalence of T. vaginalis infection from a nationally representative sample of women in the United States...
  6. pmc Investigation of metronidazole use during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes
    Catherine A Koss
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:4800-5. 2012
    ..86 [0.30 to 2.45]). We found no association between metronidazole treatment during the first or later trimesters of pregnancy and preterm birth, low birth weight, or congenital anomalies...
  7. doi request reprint Trichomonas vaginalis prevalence, incidence, risk factors and antibiotic-resistance in an adolescent population
    Jamie W Krashin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:440-4. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and incidence of trichomoniasis, risk factors for infection, and the prevalence of metronidazole and tinidazole-resistant Trichomonas vaginalis (T. vaginalis) in female adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incorporating adolescent females' perceptions of their partners' attitudes toward condoms into a model of female adolescent condom use
    Matthew Hogben
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Psychol Health Med 11:449-60. 2006
    ..The implications of these relations upon condom use correctness and consistency are discussed with respect to informing interventions, among other future research...
  9. pmc Evaluation of the rapid BioStar optical immunoassay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in adolescent women
    Claudiu I Bandea
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS C 17, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:215-6. 2009
    ..4%, respectively. Due to its relatively low sensitivity, the BioStar Chlamydia OIA should only be used in conjunction with more sensitive laboratory tests unless laboratory tests are unavailable or timely return for treatment is unlikely...
  10. doi request reprint Attitudes toward using condoms and condom use: difference between sexually abused and nonabused African American female adolescents
    Tricia Hall
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Behav Med 34:45-54. 2008
    ..The greater levels of behavioral risk among those reporting abuse suggest greater risk for acquisition and transmission in abused female adolescents. The authors discuss hypotheses to inform future research and intervention...
  11. doi request reprint Access of Black, Hispanic, and nonprivately insured women to liquid-based cytology, human papillomavirus DNA testing, and on-site colposcopy in the United States
    Karen Hoover
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 13:17-27. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Pre-treatment syphilis titers: distribution and evaluation of their use to distinguish early from late latent syphilis and to prioritize contact investigations
    Erika Samoff
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STDs, and Tuberculosis TB NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:789-93. 2009
    ..Because of limitations of current staging protocols, the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) titer has been proposed as an alternative priority marker for contact investigation...
  13. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in the United States, 2001-2004; associations with symptoms, sexual behaviors, and reproductive health
    Emilia H Koumans
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:864-9. 2007
    ..We determined prevalence and associations with BV among a representative sample of women of reproductive age in the United States...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection and abnormal cytologic test results in an urban adolescent population
    Trudee A Tarkowski
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:46-50. 2004
    ..0% had high- or low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions) and were significantly associated with detection of HPV (P=.0001); however, most (51.6%) subjects with HPV had normal cytologic test results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contact-tracing outcomes among male syphilis patients in Fulton County, Georgia, 2003
    Erika Samoff
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STDs, and Tuberculosis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:456-60. 2007
    ..Contact tracing may be less effective in populations with casual sex partners such as male syphilis patients who report sex with men; this opinion is widely held, but few quantitative comparisons are available...
  16. ncbi request reprint Indications for therapy and treatment recommendations for bacterial vaginosis in nonpregnant and pregnant women: a synthesis of data
    Emilia H Koumans
    Division of STD Prevention, Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S152-72. 2002
    ..The use of intravaginal clindamycin therapy, especially during the latter half of the second trimester and thereafter, appears to increase infections during the neonatal period...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted disease services at US colleges and universities
    Emilia H Koumans
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Health 53:211-7. 2005
    ..Although most schools provided some prevention education, access to prevention, testing, and education should be increased at schools where these services are possible but not available...
  18. ncbi request reprint Developments in the screening for Chlamydia trachomatis: a review
    Katrin S Kohl
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 30:637-58. 2003
    ..trachomatis infection may overlap with populations for other STDs, and comprehensive STD prevention programs that involve a range of STD service providers are needed to successfully reduce the STD-related health burden in the population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of syphilis reactor grids: optimizing impact
    Joshua K Schaffzin
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Protection, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:700-6. 2003
    ..However, there are limited methods for SRG evaluation that are feasible for sexually transmitted disease programs...
  20. pmc Comparison of methods for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae using commercially available nucleic acid amplification tests and a liquid pap smear medium
    Emilia H Koumans
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1507-11. 2003
    ..trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae from patient samples. Cytologic fluid shows promise for simultaneous screening for cytologic abnormalities and sexually transmitted infections...