S K Schwarcz

Summary

Affiliation: HIV Research Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of protease inhibitors and other antiretroviral treatments on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome survival in San Francisco, California, 1987-1996
    S K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:178-85. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a non-name-based HIV reporting system in San Francisco
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:504-10. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among persons with AIDS in San Francisco, 1996-1999
    L C Hsu
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, California, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:345-50. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases in people with AIDS
    S Scheer
    Seroepidemiology and Surveillance Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102 6033, USA
    Lancet 357:432-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for incident HIV infection: new technology and new opportunities
    G W Rutherford
    AIDS Research Institute, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:S115-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Does name-based HIV reporting deter high-risk persons from HIV testing? Results from San Francisco
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:93-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Viagra use in a community-recruited sample of men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Priscilla Lee Chu
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:191-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons with recently acquired HIV infection: application of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion in 10 US cities
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:112-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing representativeness of sampling methods for reaching men who have sex with men: a direct comparison of results obtained from convenience and probability samples
    Sandra Schwarcz
    HIV AIDS Statistics, Epidemiology and Intervention Research Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:596-602. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Late diagnosis of HIV infection: trends, prevalence, and characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis occurred within 12 months of developing AIDS
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:491-4. 2006

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of protease inhibitors and other antiretroviral treatments on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome survival in San Francisco, California, 1987-1996
    S K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:178-85. 2000
    ..97, 95% CI: 1.8, 2.2), and homosexual injection drug users (RH = 1.33, 95% CI: 1.2, 1.5). Survival after AIDS has increased. Treatment with antiretroviral agents, particularly protease inhibitors, strongly predicts improved survival...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a non-name-based HIV reporting system in San Francisco
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:504-10. 2002
    ..To develop and evaluate a non-name-based HIV reporting system...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among persons with AIDS in San Francisco, 1996-1999
    L C Hsu
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, California, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:345-50. 2001
    ..Barriers in use of treatment should be identified so all persons with AIDS can benefit from improved therapies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases in people with AIDS
    S Scheer
    Seroepidemiology and Surveillance Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102 6033, USA
    Lancet 357:432-5. 2001
    ..We examined whether taking HAART increased the risk of acquiring an STD--an epidemiological marker of unsafe sex--in people with AIDS...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for incident HIV infection: new technology and new opportunities
    G W Rutherford
    AIDS Research Institute, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:S115-9. 2000
    ..Having an HIV surveillance system that focuses on incident rather than prevalent infection should be our long-term goal...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does name-based HIV reporting deter high-risk persons from HIV testing? Results from San Francisco
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:93-6. 2004
    ..Previous studies of a deterrent effect of HIV reporting were not conducted in areas with high HIV infection rates and politically active populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Viagra use in a community-recruited sample of men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Priscilla Lee Chu
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:191-3. 2003
    ..HIV care and prevention providers should target Viagra users for enhanced education on safer sex and potentially harmful drug interactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons with recently acquired HIV infection: application of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion in 10 US cities
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:112-5. 2007
    ..Information about the characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis was made soon after infection contributes to a better understanding of the HIV epidemic and to appropriate targeting of care and prevention efforts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing representativeness of sampling methods for reaching men who have sex with men: a direct comparison of results obtained from convenience and probability samples
    Sandra Schwarcz
    HIV AIDS Statistics, Epidemiology and Intervention Research Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:596-602. 2007
    ..HIV testing was common among men in both samples. Periodic validation, through comparison of data collected by different sampling methods, may be useful when relying on survey data for program and policy development...
  10. ncbi request reprint Late diagnosis of HIV infection: trends, prevalence, and characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis occurred within 12 months of developing AIDS
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:491-4. 2006
    ..Persons diagnosed late in the course of HIV infection may be unknowingly transmitting infection and once diagnosed may have worse outcomes and greater medical expenses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of death for African Americans with AIDS, San Francisco, 1996-2002
    Sheila Jain
    HIV AIDS Statistics and Epicemiology, AIDS Office, San Fransisco Department of Public Health, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:493-503. 2006
    ..Underlying causes of this disparity are multiple, but many of them are amenable to intervention and should be addressed...
  12. ncbi request reprint How well do trends in HIV prevalence in young people reflect HIV incidence? Results from 10 years of HIV serosurveillance in San Francisco
    Nooshin Razani
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS 20:1332-3. 2006
    ..However, the trend in prevalence among young people did not mirror trends in incidence in the overall population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimation of unmet need for HIV primary medical care: a framework and three case studies
    Kathryn Ikard
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:26-38. 2005
    ..The field tests suggest that the unmet need framework provides an approach which can be used by states and metropolitan areas to estimate the number of individuals with unmet need for HIV primary medical care...
  14. ncbi request reprint The decline of incident cases of HIV-associated neurological disorders in San Francisco, 1991-2003
    James W Dilley
    AIDS 19:634-5. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV testing behaviors and knowledge of HIV reporting regulations among male-to-female transgenders
    Sandra Schwarcz
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1326-7. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of antiretroviral drug resistance among drug-naive HIV-1-infected persons in 10 US cities
    Hillard S Weinstock
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Surveillance and Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:2174-80. 2004
    ..The prevalence and characteristics of persons with newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections with or without evidence of mutations associated with drug resistance have not been well described...
  17. ncbi request reprint Provision of syndromic treatment of sexually transmitted infections by community pharmacists: a potentially underutilized HIV prevention strategy
    Kim Ward
    School of Pharmacy, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 30:609-13. 2003
    ..Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are known risk factors for HIV infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low socioeconomic status is associated with a higher rate of death in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, San Francisco
    Willi McFarland
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102 6033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:96-103. 2003
    ..From 1996 to 2001, survival with AIDS was worse for people living in poorer neighborhoods compared with those living in wealthier neighborhoods of San Francisco as a result of unequal access to or use of HAART...
  19. pmc Prevalence of HIV infection and predictors of high-transmission sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Calif 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1067-75. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of HIV and novel cofactors of high-transmission-risk behavior in a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM)...