Charlotte K Kent

Summary

Affiliation: HIV Research Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia and gonorrhea screening in San Francisco high schools
    Charlotte K Kent
    STD Prevention and Control Services, Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:373-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of rectal, urethral, and pharyngeal chlamydia and gonorrhea detected in 2 clinical settings among men who have sex with men: San Francisco, California, 2003
    Charlotte K Kent
    Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:67-74. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of testing individuals with no history of genital herpes for herpes simplex virus type 2
    Tomio Miyai
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:517-21. 2004
  4. pmc Prevalence of rectal Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma genitalium in male patients at the San Francisco STD clinic, 2005-2006
    Suzanna C Francis
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:797-800. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies relying on passive retrospective cohorts developed from health services data provide biased estimates of incidence of sexually transmitted infections
    Charlotte K Kent
    Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission St, Suite 401, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:596-600. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use and sexual activity among HIV-infected patients in care--San Francisco, 2004
    Samuel J Mitchell
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:502-10. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. Latest views on synergy, treatment, and screening
    Jeffrey D Klausner
    San Francisco General Hospital, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and AIDS and Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:79-84. 2004
  8. pmc Optimising sexually transmitted infection screening in correctional facilities: San Francisco, 2003-2005
    Pennan M Barry
    San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:416-8. 2007
  9. pmc Field-delivered therapy increases treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea
    Katherine C Steiner
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:882-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in persons seeking repeat HIV counseling and testing
    Katherine R Turner
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:331-4. 2003

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia and gonorrhea screening in San Francisco high schools
    Charlotte K Kent
    STD Prevention and Control Services, Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:373-5. 2002
    ..Previous school-based studies in cities with a high prevalence of chlamydia found a substantial prevalence of chlamydial infection among students...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of rectal, urethral, and pharyngeal chlamydia and gonorrhea detected in 2 clinical settings among men who have sex with men: San Francisco, California, 2003
    Charlotte K Kent
    Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:67-74. 2005
    ..However, in most clinical settings, rectal chlamydial testing is not performed for MSM, and primarily sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics alone perform routine rectal and pharyngeal gonorrhea screening for asymptomatic men...
  3. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of testing individuals with no history of genital herpes for herpes simplex virus type 2
    Tomio Miyai
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:517-21. 2004
    ..However, there has been concern that HSV-2 testing among persons without symptoms will cause substantial psychosocial harm...
  4. pmc Prevalence of rectal Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma genitalium in male patients at the San Francisco STD clinic, 2005-2006
    Suzanna C Francis
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:797-800. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies relying on passive retrospective cohorts developed from health services data provide biased estimates of incidence of sexually transmitted infections
    Charlotte K Kent
    Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission St, Suite 401, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:596-600. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that the analytic period of a passive cohort might affect the estimate of STI incidence, with shorter periods yielding higher estimates of incidences of infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use and sexual activity among HIV-infected patients in care--San Francisco, 2004
    Samuel J Mitchell
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:502-10. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. Latest views on synergy, treatment, and screening
    Jeffrey D Klausner
    San Francisco General Hospital, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and AIDS and Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:79-84. 2004
    ..Physicians who care for patients with HIV infection should be familiar with recent guidelines recommending routine risk assessment and STD screening in these patients...
  8. pmc Optimising sexually transmitted infection screening in correctional facilities: San Francisco, 2003-2005
    Pennan M Barry
    San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:416-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to make recommendations about the impact of age and sex targeted screening in correctional facilities...
  9. pmc Field-delivered therapy increases treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea
    Katherine C Steiner
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:882-4. 2003
    ..FDT is an effective, feasible, and convenient way to reach and treat individuals who are unlikely to return for chlamydia and gonorrhea treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in persons seeking repeat HIV counseling and testing
    Katherine R Turner
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:331-4. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint HIV partner notification outcomes for HIV-infected patients by duration of infection, San Francisco, 2004 to 2006
    Katherine Ahrens
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:479-84. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin-resistant syphilis infection: San Francisco, California, 2000-2004
    Samuel J Mitchell
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:337-45. 2006
    ..After reports of azithromycin treatment failures in San Francisco, we investigated the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of patients with syphilis due to azithromycin-resistant Treponema pallidum infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint The public health response to epidemic syphilis, San Francisco, 1999-2004
    Jeffrey D Klausner
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:S11-8. 2005
    ..A multitude of converging risk factors and new environments contributed to the syphilis epidemic, requiring a comprehensive, innovative, and flexible disease-control strategy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serologic herpes testing in the real world: validation of new type-specific serologic herpes simplex virus tests in a public health laboratory
    Katherine R Turner
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention and Control Services and Public Health Laboratory, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:422-5. 2002
    ..Serologic testing for herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) is being implemented in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of HIV and sexually transmitted disease transmission among gay or bisexual men who use Viagra, San Francisco 2000-2001
    Andrea A Kim
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 16:1425-8. 2002
    ..Moreover, mixing Viagra with illicit drugs was commonly reported. Further studies are needed to determine whether a causal role exists...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for rectal gonococcal infection amidst resurgence in HIV transmission
    Andrea A Kim
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:813-7. 2003
    ..Rectal gonorrhea in men has been increasing in San Francisco since 1995...
  17. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae prevalence and coinfection in adolescents entering selected US juvenile detention centers, 1997-2002
    Richard H Kahn
    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 32:255-9. 2005
    ..Juvenile detention centers offer public health practitioners an opportunity to gain access to large numbers of adolescents at risk for chlamydia and gonorrhea...
  18. doi request reprint Stay in school? Results of a sexually transmitted diseases screening program in San Francisco high schools-2007
    Pennan M Barry
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:550-2. 2008
    ..To provide chlamydia and gonorrhea screening and treatment to adolescents presumed to be at high risk, school screening was conducted among the 11th and 12th graders in San Francisco...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of NAATs for STD diagnosis of GC and CT in non-FDA -cleared anatomic specimens
    Cybèle A Renault
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 38:10, 12-6, 21-2; quiz 24, 27. 2006
  20. pmc Chlamydial and gonococcal reinfection among men: a systematic review of data to evaluate the need for retesting
    Monica Fung
    Wellesley College, 21 Wellesley College Road, Unit 4633, Wellesley, MA 02481 0246, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:304-9. 2007
    ..To optimise retesting guidelines, further research to determine effective retesting methods and establish factors associated with reinfection among men is suggested...
  21. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence among men diagnosed with early syphilis in Atlanta, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, 2004 to 2005
    Kate Buchacz
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:234-40. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate HIV incidence among men diagnosed with primary or secondary (P&S) syphilis in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in Atlanta, San Francisco, and Los Angeles...
  22. doi request reprint High prevalence of gonococcal and chlamydial infection in men who have sex with men with newly diagnosed HIV infection: an opportunity for same-day presumptive treatment
    Katherine C Scott
    San Francisco Department of Public Health Sexually Transmitted Disease Control and Prevention Services San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:109-12. 2008
    ..Positive point-of-care HIV test results might be used to identify and provide presumptive treatment to patients who are likely to be coinfected with gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patient-delivered partner treatment with azithromycin to prevent repeated Chlamydia trachomatis infection among women: a randomized, controlled trial
    Julia A Schillinger
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:49-56. 2003
    ..A substantial proportion of women treated for C trachomatis infection are reinfected by an untreated male sex partner in the first several months after treatment. Effective strategies to ensure partner treatment are needed...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use and performance of oral-throat rinses to detect pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infections
    John R Papp
    CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:259-64. 2007
    ..Study participants found oral-throat rinses acceptable, preferable, and feasible when compared with pharyngeal swabs. Further study is needed to investigate discordant results and improve the sensitivity of oral-throat rinses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social marketing campaign significantly associated with increases in syphilis testing among gay and bisexual men in San Francisco
    Jorge A Montoya
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, CA 90007, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:395-9. 2005
    ..In response, the San Francisco Department of Public Health launched a social marketing campaign to increase testing for syphilis, and awareness and knowledge about syphilis among gay and bisexual men...
  26. pmc Healthy Penis: San Francisco's social marketing campaign to increase syphilis testing among gay and bisexual men
    Katherine Ahrens
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e474. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint HIV and syphilis testing among men who have sex with men attending sex clubs and adult bookstores--San Francisco, 2003
    Kate A Buchacz
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1324-6. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint The decline in clinical sequelae of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection supports current control strategies
    Nicholas J Moss
    J Infect Dis 193:1336-8; author reply 1338-9. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for early syphilis among gay and bisexual men seen in an STD clinic: San Francisco, 2002-2003
    William Wong
    STD HIV Prevention and Care Programs, Chicago Department of Public Health, IL 60616, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:458-63. 2005
    ..Substantial increases in syphilis among gay and bisexual men have been reported in San Francisco...