Barbara Van Der Pol
Affiliation: Indiana University
- Diagnosing Vaginal Infections: It's Time to Join the 21st CenturyBarbara Van Der Pol
Indiana University School of Medicine, 635 North Barnhill, Suite 224, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA
Curr Infect Dis Rep 12:225-30. 2010..Sensitive assays do exist for these infections, and their use should be encouraged when appropriate for clinical care...
- Multicenter evaluation of the BDProbeTec ET System for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in urine specimens, female endocervical swabs, and male urethral swabsB Van Der Pol
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:1008-16. 2001....
- COBAS Amplicor: an automated PCR system for detection of C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeaeBarbara Van Der Pol
Infectious Diseases Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 N Barnhill, 435 Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Expert Rev Mol Diagn 2:379-89. 2002..The COBAS Amplicor is an automated system that performs a combined chlamydia and gonorrhea diagnostic assay suitable for use in either public health or reference laboratories...
- Evaluation of the Digene Hybrid Capture II Assay with the Rapid Capture System for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeaeB Van Der Pol
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 N Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5124, USA
J Clin Microbiol 40:3558-64. 2002..When the HC2 assay was performed with a semiautomated system application designed for high throughput, it demonstrated high sensitivity and a high specificity for detection of both Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae...
- Trichomonas vaginalis infection and human immunodeficiency virus acquisition in African womenBarbara Van Der Pol
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
J Infect Dis 197:548-54. 2008..However, its impact as a cofactor for HIV acquisition is poorly understood...
- Use of an adaptation of a commercially available PCR assay aimed at diagnosis of chlamydia and gonorrhea to detect Trichomonas vaginalis in urogenital specimensBarbara Van Der Pol
Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University Scool of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Clin Microbiol 44:366-73. 2006..Using samples prepared for, and reagents from, the C. trachomatis-N. gonorrhoeae PCR assay allowed incorporation of T. vaginalis PCR diagnosis into routine clinical testing...
- Court-based participatory research: collaborating with the justice system to enhance sexual health services for vulnerable women in the United StatesAlexis Roth
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Sex Health 9:445-52. 2012..Further, we describe how community-based participatory research principles were adapted for use in a court setting and the resulting justice-public health partnership...
- Repeated Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections in adolescent womenByron E Batteiger
Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5112, USA
J Infect Dis 201:42-51. 2010..Repeated Chlamydia trachomatis infections are common among young sexually active women. The relative frequency of reinfection and antibiotic treatment failure is undefined...
- Sexual behaviors and experiences among behaviorally bisexual men in the midwestern United StatesBrian Dodge
Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, 1025 E 7th Street, HPER 116, Bloomington, IN, 47405, USA
Arch Sex Behav 42:247-56. 2013..Results have implications for interventions targeting the sexual behaviors and associated issues among behaviorally bisexual men...
- Changing sexually transmitted infection screening protocol will result in improved case finding for trichomonas vaginalis among high-risk female populationsAlexis M Roth
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Sex Transm Dis 38:398-400. 2011..Trichomonas vaginalis is a sexually transmitted infection, which is largely underestimated because of ineffective screening protocols and lack of public health attention...
- Performance of the Cepheid CT/NG Xpert Rapid PCR Test for Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeaeCharlotte A Gaydos
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Clin Microbiol 51:1666-72. 2013..8%. These results indicate that this short-turnaround-time test can be used to accurately test patients and to possibly do so at the site of care, thus potentially improving chlamydia and gonorrhea control efforts...
- Gender matters: condom use and nonuse among behaviorally bisexual menRandolph D Hubach
Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Department of Applied Health Science, SPH 116, School of Public Health Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47405, USA
Arch Sex Behav 43:707-17. 2014..Future interventions focused on increasing condom use among behaviorally bisexual men should take into account the unique complexities of gender and relationship configurations in this distinct population. ..
- The natural history of incident gonococcal infection in adolescent womenNathan W Stupiansky
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Sex Transm Dis 38:750-4. 2011..The objective of the current study was to use sequential weekly vaginal samples and molecular techniques to describe the natural history of incident gonorrhea infections in adolescent women...
- Mycoplasma genitalium among adolescent women and their partnersAneesh K Tosh
Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
J Adolesc Health 40:412-7. 2007..In this longitudinal study, the epidemiology, natural history, and associated clinical findings of M. genitalium among adolescents in a primary care setting were explored...
- Is there evidence of the new variant Chlamydia trachomatis in the United States?Helen Won
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Sex Transm Dis 40:352-3. 2013..All were negative for nvCT; thus, there is no evidence of the nvCT in the United States...
- Performance of the cobas CT/NG test compared to the Aptima AC2 and Viper CTQ/GCQ assays for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeaeBarbara Van Der Pol
Indiana University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
J Clin Microbiol 50:2244-9. 2012..Specificity for gonococcal infections was ≥ 99.8%. cobas 4800 performance was equivalent to the comparator assays (all P values, >0.05), and the fully automated system provides high laboratory efficiency...
- Time from first intercourse to first sexually transmitted infection diagnosis among adolescent womenWanzhu Tu
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1106-11. 2009..To determine the time between first intercourse and first sexually transmitted infection (STI) with Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or Trichomonas vaginalis and time between repeated infections...
- Community involvement among behaviourally bisexual men in the Midwestern USA: experiences and perceptions across communitiesBrian Dodge
Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Cult Health Sex 14:1095-110. 2012....
- Type-specific identification of anogenital herpes simplex virus infections by use of a commercially available nucleic acid amplification testBarbara Van Der Pol
Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
J Clin Microbiol 50:3466-71. 2012..0%, compared to PCR. For HSV-1, the sensitivity and specificity ranges were 96.7 to 100% and 95.1 to 99.4%, respectively. This assay may improve our ability to accurately diagnose anogenital lesions due to herpes infection...
- Implementation of routine access to herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody testing in a public health sexually transmitted disease clinicKenneth H Fife
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Sex Transm Dis 36:724-8. 2009..Client characteristics associated with HSV-2 rapid antibody test uptake and test positivity were analyzed in clients attending an urban sexually transmitted disease clinic...
- Prevalence, incidence, natural history, and response to treatment of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among adolescent womenBarbara Van Der Pol
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
J Infect Dis 192:2039-44. 2005..However, few data exist concerning the epidemiologic profile of this pathogen in adolescent women, a group at high risk for other STIs...
- From the NIH: proceedings of a workshop on the importance of self-obtained vaginal specimens for detection of sexually transmitted infectionsMarcia M Hobbs
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Sex Transm Dis 35:8-13. 2008..Similarly, SOVs should be explored for use in the diagnosis of other sexually transmitted pathogens...
- Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis DNA by use of self-obtained vaginal swabs with the BD ProbeTec Qx assay on the BD Viper systemBarbara Van Der Pol
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Clin Microbiol 52:885-9. 2014..3 and 99.6%, respectively. The TVQ assay performed well using self-collected vaginal swabs, the optimal sample type, as recommended by the CDC for chlamydia/gonorrhea screening among women...
- Extensive variation and rapid shift of the MG192 sequence in Mycoplasma genitalium strains from patients with chronic infectionLiang Ma
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Infect Immun 82:1326-34. 2014....
- A methodological approach to improve the sexual health of vulnerable female populations: incentivized peer-recruitment and field-based STD testingAlexis M Roth
Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University School of Medicine, IN, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:367-75. 2012..Transactional sex has been associated with increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
- Characteristic male urine microbiomes associate with asymptomatic sexually transmitted infectionDavid E Nelson
Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e14116. 2010....
- Future chlamydia screening preferences of men attending a sexually transmissible infection clinicAlexis Roth
Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Sex Health 8:419-26. 2011..This formative study explored the features of a sexually transmissible infection (STI) control program that would encourage annual testing among men...
- Condom use during most recent anal intercourse event among a U.S. sample of men who have sex with menJoshua G Rosenberger
Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
J Sex Med 9:1037-47. 2012....
- Pregnancy and the risk of HIV-1 acquisition among women in Uganda and ZimbabweCharles S Morrison
Clinical Research Department, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
AIDS 21:1027-34. 2007..We used data from a large, prospective study of hormonal contraception and HIV-1 to evaluate the effect of pregnancy on the risk of HIV-1 acquisition...
- Bacterial vaginosis and vaginal yeast, but not vaginal cleansing, increase HIV-1 acquisition in African womenJanneke H H M van de Wijgert
Academic Medical Center, Center for Poverty related Communicable Diseases, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:203-10. 2008..To evaluate interrelationships between bacterial vaginosis (BV), vaginal yeast, vaginal practices (cleansing and drying/tightening), mucosal inflammation, and HIV acquisition...
- Vaginal swabs are appropriate specimens for diagnosis of genital tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatisJulius Schachter
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
J Clin Microbiol 41:3784-9. 2003..That patients can efficiently collect them offers important benefits for screening programs. It would be beneficial for public health programs if the NAAT manufacturers sought FDA clearance for this specimen...
- Trichomonas vaginalis infection: the most prevalent nonviral sexually transmitted infection receives the least public health attentionBarbara Van Der Pol
Clin Infect Dis 44:23-5. 2007
- Impact of increased access to emergency contraceptive pills: a randomized controlled trialElizabeth G Raymond
Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Obstet Gynecol 108:1098-106. 2006..To assess how a strategy to maximize access to emergency contraceptive pills would affect rates of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections...
- Susceptibility of middle adolescent females to sexually transmitted infections: impact of hormone contraception and sexual behaviors on vaginal immunityMelissa M Barousse
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70772, USA
Am J Reprod Immunol 58:159-68. 2007....
- Effect of Replens gel used with a diaphragm on tests for human papillomavirus and other lower genital tract infectionsKaren K Smith-McCune
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0128, USA
J Low Genit Tract Dis 10:213-8. 2006..We hypothesized that Replens gel used with a diaphragm would neither inhibit human papillomavirus (HPV) detection in cervical samples and chlamydia (CT) and gonorrhea (GC) detection in urine samples, nor affect cervical cytology quality...