Guoyu Tao

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities to assess sexually transmitted diseases in U.S. adults during routine medical checkups
    G Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:109-14. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in prenatal syphilis screening among women with Medicaid-covered deliveries in Florida
    Christina I Fowler
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:378-93. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Chlamydia testing patterns for commercially insured women, 2008
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:337-41. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported Chlamydia testing rates of sexually active women aged 15-25 years in the United States, 2006-2008
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:605-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating prenatal syphilis and HIV screening rates for commercially insured women
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:175-81. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Gonorrhea prevention and clinical care in the private sector: lessons learned and priorities for quality improvement
    Guoyu Tao
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:652-62. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimating Chlamydia screening rates by using reported sexually transmitted disease tests for sexually active women aged 16 to 25 years in the United States
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:180-2. 2007
  8. pmc Sexual orientation and related viral sexually transmitted disease rates among US women aged 15 to 44 years
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1007-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV testing of commercially insured patients diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:43-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Receipt of HIV and STD testing services during routine general medical or gynecological examinations: variations by patient sexual risk behaviors
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:167-71. 2008

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities to assess sexually transmitted diseases in U.S. adults during routine medical checkups
    G Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:109-14. 2000
    ..To examine missed opportunities for STD-related counseling, diagnosis and treatment, we investigated how frequently U.S. adults reported being asked about STDs by their health care providers during routine checkups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in prenatal syphilis screening among women with Medicaid-covered deliveries in Florida
    Christina I Fowler
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:378-93. 2008
    ..We examined racial/ethnic group differences in prenatal syphilis screening among pregnant women with equal financial access to prenatal care through Medicaid...
  3. doi request reprint Chlamydia testing patterns for commercially insured women, 2008
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:337-41. 2012
    ..However, several studies have shown that many providers screen all women of reproductive age in public settings...
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported Chlamydia testing rates of sexually active women aged 15-25 years in the United States, 2006-2008
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:605-7. 2012
    ..9% annual chlamydia testing rate for sexually active US women aged 15 to 25 years, defined as having ≥ 1 sex partner in the past year. Our results highlight the need for increased testing among sexually active young women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating prenatal syphilis and HIV screening rates for commercially insured women
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:175-81. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Gonorrhea prevention and clinical care in the private sector: lessons learned and priorities for quality improvement
    Guoyu Tao
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:652-62. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimating Chlamydia screening rates by using reported sexually transmitted disease tests for sexually active women aged 16 to 25 years in the United States
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:180-2. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) screening rates by using reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) tests for sexually active women aged 16 to 25 years in the U.S. general population...
  8. pmc Sexual orientation and related viral sexually transmitted disease rates among US women aged 15 to 44 years
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1007-9. 2008
    ..0% to 17.2%) than among lesbians (2.3% to 6.7%). These findings support the need for STD prevention interventions that consider lesbians and bisexual women separately...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV testing of commercially insured patients diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:43-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Receipt of HIV and STD testing services during routine general medical or gynecological examinations: variations by patient sexual risk behaviors
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:167-71. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate HIV and STD diagnostic and testing practices during routine general medical examinations (RGME) or gynecological examinations (GYNE) of patients by their reported HRSB status...
  11. doi request reprint 2009 cervical cytology guidelines and chlamydia testing among sexually active young women
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1319-23. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the effect that decreased frequency of cervical cancer screening would have on chlamydia screening, which is recommended annually for sexually active women aged 25 years or younger...
  12. ncbi request reprint Applying a mixed-integer program to model re-screening women who test positive for C. trachomatis infection
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 7:135-44. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding sexual activity defined in the HEDIS measure of screening young women for Chlamydia trachomatis
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:435-40. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Services provided to nonpregnant women during general medical and gynecologic examinations in the United States
    G Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:291-7. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Optimal resource allocation for curing Chlamydia trachomatis infection among asymptomatic women at clinics operating on a fixed budget
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:703-9. 2002
    ..The goal was to determine the optimal strategy for screening coverage, test selection, and treatment for infection in asymptomatic women for a given family-planning-program budget...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incompleteness of reporting of laboratory-confirmed chlamydial infection by providers affiliated with a managed care organization, 1997-1999
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:139-42. 2004
    ..Surveillance for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) depends on the receipt of positive STD test results from laboratories or reports of STD diagnoses from clinicians to local or state health departments...
  17. doi request reprint The estimated direct medical cost of selected sexually transmitted infections in the United States, 2008
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:197-201. 2013
    ..Previous estimates of the total direct cost of STIs are quite dated. We present updated direct medical cost estimates of STIs in the United States...
  18. doi request reprint Utilization of health services in physician offices and outpatient clinics by adolescents and young women in the United States: implications for improving access to reproductive health services
    Karen W Hoover
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:324-30. 2010
    ..We examined utilization patterns of adolescents and young women as they seek general and reproductive health services in physician offices and hospital outpatient clinics...
  19. pmc Higher yet suboptimal chlamydia testing rates at community health centers and outpatient clinics compared with physician offices
    Jeffrey M Eugene
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e26-9. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Low rates of hepatitis screening and vaccination of HIV-infected MSM in HIV clinics
    Karen W Hoover
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:349-53. 2012
    ..Our objective was to estimate adherence to HIV management guidelines that recommend screening HIV-infected persons for hepatitis A, B, and C infection, and vaccinating for hepatitis A and B if susceptible...
  21. doi request reprint Estimating the direct outpatient medical cost per episode of primary and secondary syphilis in the United States: insured population perspective, 2003-2007
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:175-9. 2011
    ..No study has directly estimated the direct outpatient medical cost of care for primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis among the employer-sponsored commercially insured population in the United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint Do physicians provide counseling with HIV and STD testing at physician offices or hospital outpatient departments?
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 17:1243-7. 2003
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  23. doi request reprint Heterosexual anal sex activity in the year after an STD clinic visit
    Lin H Tian
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:905-9. 2008
    ..To describe heterosexual anal sex activity during a year and to identify factors associated with heterosexual anal sex and condom use during anal sex...
  24. doi request reprint STD screening of HIV-infected MSM in HIV clinics
    Karen W Hoover
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:771-6. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine whether providers who care for HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) followed these guidelines...
  25. doi request reprint A brief review of the estimated economic burden of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States: inflation-adjusted updates of previously published cost studies
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:889-91. 2011
    ..The annual direct medical cost of sexually transmitted diseases (including human immunodeficiency virus) has been estimated to be $16.9 billion (range: $13.9-$23.0 billion) in 2010 US dollars...
  26. doi request reprint Chlamydia screening of young sexually active, Medicaid-insured women by race and ethnicity, 2002-2005
    Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:642-6. 2009
    ..To estimate chlamydia screening rates of young sexually active Medicaid-insured women by race and ethnicity and age from 2002 to 2005...
  27. doi request reprint Pelvic inflammatory disease among privately insured women, United States, 2001-2005
    Michele K Bohm
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:131-6. 2010
    ..National survey data are currently used to estimate PID rates in the United States, but a declining number of cases threaten their future usefulness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted disease care in managed care organizations
    Zsakeba Henderson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:491-511. 2005
    ..Applied researchers and quality improvement specialists must work with clinicians, patients, and health systems to develop and scale-up interventions to improve STD prevention and control...
  29. doi request reprint Low rates of both asymptomatic chlamydia screening and diagnostic testing of women in US outpatient clinics
    Karen Hoover
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:891-8. 2008
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  30. doi request reprint Suboptimal adherence to repeat testing recommendations for men and women with positive Chlamydia tests in the United States, 2008-2010
    Karen W Hoover
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:51-7. 2013
    ..Retesting of all men and women with a positive test is recommended 3 months after treatment. A test-of-cure is recommended for pregnant women 3-4 weeks after treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of clinical diagnostic codes for the CDC case definition of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID): implications for surveillance
    Sylvie Ratelle
    Division of STD Prevention, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:866-70. 2003
    ..Reporting burden can be alleviated with the use of administrative data...
  32. doi request reprint Estimates of the direct cost per case and overall burden of trichomoniasis for the employer-sponsored privately insured women population in the United States, 2001 to 2005
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road MS E 80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA kowusuedusei cdc gov
    Sex Transm Dis 36:395-9. 2009
    ..Little is known about the direct medical cost and overall burden of trichomoniasis among women in the United States...
  33. doi request reprint Trends in the diagnosis and treatment of ectopic pregnancy in the United States
    Karen W Hoover
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:495-502. 2010
    ..To estimate trends in the rates of diagnosis and treatment of ectopic pregnancy in the United States...
  34. doi request reprint Monitoring HIV testing at visits to emergency departments in the United States: very-low rate of HIV testing
    Jonathan B Hoover
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:90-4. 2013
    ..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends routine opt-out testing of all persons aged 13-64 years in high prevalence settings...
  35. doi request reprint Explaining racial differences in prenatal care initiation and syphilis screening among Medicaid-covered pregnant women
    E Kathleen Adams
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:177-93. 2009
    ..Having an outpatient department as usual source of care was a key factor. This may reflect unmeasured characteristics of minorities and their neighborhoods or differences in screening practices across provider settings...
  36. doi request reprint Missed opportunities for chlamydia screening of young women in the United States
    Karen Hoover
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1097-102. 2008
    ..To identify missed opportunities for chlamydia screening in ambulatory care offices...
  37. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia screening in a Health Plan before and after a national performance measure introduction
    Gale R Burstein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:327-34. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint The estimated direct medical cost of sexually transmitted diseases among American youth, 2000
    Harrell W Chesson
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:11-9. 2004
    ..Each year, millions of U.S. youth acquire sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Estimates of the economic burden of STDs can help to quantify the impact of STDs on the nation's youth and on the payers of the cost of their medical care...
  39. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of Integrated Routine Offering of Prenatal HIV and Syphilis Screening in China
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    From the Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta GA National Center for Women and Children s Health, China CDC, Beijing, China Office of the Director, Center for Global Health, CDC, Atlanta, GA CDC Global AIDS Program, China Office, Beijing, China Association of Schools of Public Health, Washington, DC and Division of Global HIV AIDS, Center for Global Health, CDC, Atlanta, GA
    Sex Transm Dis 41:103-10. 2014
    ..We assess the health and economic outcomes of different strategies of prenatal HIV and syphilis screening from the local health department's perspective...
  40. ncbi request reprint Differences in access to health care services among adults in rural America by rural classification categories and age
    Ping Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Aust J Rural Health 11:64-72. 2003
    ..To study differences in excess to health care services between different population groups in rural areas of the United States...
  41. ncbi request reprint Use of cervical cancer screening among insured women: the extent of missed opportunities
    Sajal K Chattopadhyay
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Health Policy 73:194-201. 2005
    ..Concerted efforts by insurance and health-care providers are needed to improve adherence to the recommended cervical cancer screening guidelines, both by consumers and service providers...
  42. doi request reprint Differences in access to healthcare and utilisation of HIV and sexually transmissible infection services between men who have sex with men and men who have sex only with women: results of the 2006-10 National Survey of Family Growth in the United States
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:363-8. 2013
    ..MSM were more likely to receive HIV- and STI-related preventive services than non-MSM. However, the low STI testing rate among MSM highlights the need for interventions to increase STI testing, and HIV and STI counselling for MSM. ..
  43. doi request reprint Prenatal syphilis screening rates measured using medicaid claims and electronic medical records
    Marc B Rosenman
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:387-92. 2008
    ..We measured prenatal syphilis screening rates in Indiana women with prenatal Medicaid coverage and also used electronic medical records to examine the completeness of syphilis screening claims in Medicaid administrative data...
  44. pmc Provision of sexual health services to adolescent enrollees in Medicaid managed care
    William E Lafferty
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1779-83. 2002
    ..This Seattle project measured sexual health services provided to 1112 Medicaid managed care enrollees aged 14 to 18 years...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the quality of sexual health care provided to adolescents in medicaid managed care: a comparison of two data sources
    Lois Downey
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:2-11. 2004
    ..However, encounter data, used as an adjunct to medical record review, may increase the reliability of quality evaluations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Patterns in prenatal syphilis screening among Florida Medicaid enrollees
    Ellen K Wilson
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:378-83. 2007
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